Please do not hesitate to contact a Mulford or Carlson Reference Librarian with any challenging research question (whether or not they are statistic related).
Here is a strategy that may be useful, including those times when a librarian is temporarily unavailable (as nights/weekends).
Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, 5th ed. Compiled and edited by Jeffrey T. Huber, Jo Anne Boorkman, and Jean Blackwell. Neal-Schuman: New York. 2008.
Finding and Using Health Statistics, US National Library of Medicine, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/usestats/index.htm
(Accessed 1 December 2009)
Consider using Medical subject headings (Mesh), the subject headings used in PubMed**.
Terms/words to consider when searching for statistics with Pubmed
For example, to find statistics on stents and carotid stenosis:
Additional Pubmed search examples
First search for articles on the topic
Then narrow the search to statistics on the topic
Combine the results of the two searches
For more information on searching CINAHL searching, go here