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How do I quote a study or statistic?

Be sure to introduce the author from the source work within the sentence itself. Example:

A 2015 study found that avocados help reduce the risk of heart disease by about 17 percent  (Milne).


In your works cited your want to:

Milne, Vanessa. "Avocados: They're Said to Improve Heart Health, Aid with Weight Loss and Even Fight Cancer. How Much of That Is True? We Checked the Research." Chatelaine, no. 7, 2017, p. 63. EBSCOhost,

Research tip

  • Give credit to your sources within your essay
  • Studies and statistics add interest to your paper.