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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27930283/mortality-in-the-united-states-2015
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Jiaquan Xu, Sherry L Murphy, Kenneth D Kochanek, Elizabeth Arias
Data from the National Vital Statistics System, Mortality •Life expectancy for the U.S. population in 2015 was 78.8 years, a decrease of 0.1 year from 2014. •The age-adjusted death rate increased 1.2% from 724.6 deaths per 100,000 standard population in 2014 to 733.1 in 2015. •The 10 leading causes of death in 2015 remained the same as in 2014. Age-adjusted death rates increased for eight leading causes and decreased for one. •The infant mortality rate of 589.5 infant deaths per 100,000 live births in 2015 was not significantly different from the 2014 rate...
December 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27930282/vaccination-coverage-among-adults-with-diagnosed-diabetes-united-states-2015
#2
Maria A Villarroel, Anjel Vahratian
Data from the National Health Interview Survey •Among adults aged 18 and over with diagnosed diabetes, 61.6% had an influenza vaccine in the past year. •A total of 52.6% of adults with diagnosed diabetes had a pneumococcal vaccine and 17.1% had the 3-dose vaccination schedule for hepatitis B at some point in the past. •Among adults aged 60 and over with diagnosed diabetes, 27.2% had ever had a shingles vaccine. •Among those with diagnosed diabetes, the vaccination coverage for influenza, pneumococcal, and shingles was lowest among poor adults, increased with age, and varied by race and ethnicity...
December 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27906645/age-differences-in-visits-to-office-based-physicians-by-adults-with-hypertension-united-states-2013
#3
Jill J Ashman, Pinyao Rui, Susan M Schappert
Data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey •The percentage of all adult visits to office-based physicians made by adults with hypertension increased with age, from 9% for those aged 18-44 to 58% for those aged 75 and over. •Hypertensive medications were provided, prescribed, or continued at 62% of visits made by adults with hypertension. •Eighty-two percent of visits by adults with hypertension were made by those with multiple chronic conditions, and the number of chronic conditions increased with age...
November 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849147/teen-birth-rates-for-urban-and-rural-areas-in-the-united-states-2007-2015
#4
Brady E Hamilton, Lauren M Rossen, Amy M Branum
Data from the National Vital Statistics System •Birth rates for teenagers aged 15-19 declined in urban and rural counties from 2007 through 2015, with the largest declines in large urban counties and the smallest declines in rural counties. •From 2007 through 2015, the teen birth rate was lowest in large urban counties and highest in rural counties. •Declines in teen birth rates in all urban counties between 2007 and 2015 were largest in Arizona, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Minnesota, and Colorado, with 17 states experiencing a decline of 50% or more...
November 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27805549/health-care-access-and-utilization-among-adults-aged-18-64-by-poverty-level-united-states-2013-2015
#5
Michael E Martinez, Brian W Ward
Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 2013-2015 •From 2013 through 2015, the percentage of adults aged 18-64 who were uninsured at the time of interview decreased for poor (40.0% to 26.2%), near-poor (37.8% to 23.9%), and not-poor (11.7% to 7.7%) adults. •The percentage of adults aged 18-64 who had a usual place to go for medical care increased for poor (66.9% to 73.6%) and near-poor (71.1% to 75.9%) adults. •The percentage of adults aged 18-64 who had seen or talked to a health professional in the past 12 months increased for poor (73...
October 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27805548/state-variation-in-electronic-sharing-of-information-in-physician-offices-united-states-2015
#6
Eric W Jamoom, Ninee Yang
Data from the National Electronic Health Records Survey •In 2015, the percentage of physicians who had electronically sent patient health information ranged from 19.4% in Idaho to 56.3% in Arizona. •In 2015, the percentage of physicians who had electronically received patient health information ranged from 23.6% in Louisiana and Mississippi to 65.5% in Wisconsin. •In 2015, the percentage of physicians who had electronically integrated patient health information from other providers ranged from 18.4% in Alaska to 49...
October 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27736631/birth-expectations-of-u-s-women-aged-15-44
#7
Jill Daugherty, Gladys Martinez
Data from the National Survey of Family Growth •Among U.S. women aged 15-44 in 2013-2015, 50% expected to have a child in the future. •In 2013-2015, differences were seen by age in women's expectations to have a child in the future, regardless of the number of biological children they have had. •In 2013-2015, women on average expected to have 2.2 children in their lifetime. This estimate has decreased since 2002. •A smaller percentage of never married, not cohabiting women expected to have a child within 2 years from the time of interview (5%) compared with currently married (19%) and currently cohabiting (16%) women...
October 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27700964/continued-declines-in-teen-births-in-the-united-states-2015
#8
Brady E Hamilton, T J Mathews
•The teen birth rate declined to another historic low for the United States in 2015, down 8% from 2014 to 22.3 births per 1,000 females aged 15-19. •The birth rates for teenagers aged 15-17 and 18-19 declined in 2015 to 9.9 and 40.7, respectively, which are record lows for both groups. •In 2015, birth rates declined to 6.9 for Asian or Pacific Islander, 16.0 for non-Hispanic white, 25.7 for American Indian or Alaska Native, 31.8 for non-Hispanic black, and 34.9 for Hispanic female teenagers aged 15-19...
September 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27648876/births-in-the-united-states-2015
#9
Joyce A Martin, Brady E Hamilton, Michelle J K Osterman
Data from the National Vital Statistics System •There were 3.978 million births in the United States in 2015, down less than 1% from 2014. •The 2015 U.S. general fertility rate (births per 1,000 women aged 15-44) was down 1% from 2014. •Birth rates dropped in 2015 to record lows among women under age 30 and rose for those aged 30-44. •The cesarean delivery rate declined to 32.0% of births in 2015; the preterm birth rate rose slightly to 9.63% from 2014 to 2015. This report presents several key demographic and maternal and infant health indicators using 2015 final birth data...
September 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27648773/declines-in-cancer-death-rates-among-children-and-adolescents-in-the-united-states-1999-2014
#10
Sally C Curtin, Arialdi M Minino, Robert N Anderson
Data from the National Vital Statistics System •During 1999-2014, the cancer death rate for children and adolescents aged 1-19 years in the United States declined 20%, from 2.85 to 2.28 per 100,000 population. •The cancer death rate for males aged 1-19 years in 2014 was 30% higher than for females. •Declines in cancer death rates during 1999-2014 were experienced among both white and black persons aged 1-19 years and for all 5-year age groups. •During 1999-2014, brain cancer replaced leukemia as the most common cancer causing death among children and adolescents aged 1-19 years, accounting for 3 out of 10 cancer deaths in 2014...
September 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27648679/copd-related-mortality-by-sex-and-race-among-adults-aged-25-and-over-united-states-2000-2014
#11
Hanyu Ni, Jiaquan Xu
Data from the National Vital Statistics System, Mortality •From 2000 through 2014, the age-adjusted rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)-related deaths decreased 22.5% for men and 3.8% for women aged 25 and over. •Between 2000 and 2014, the COPD-related death rate decreased for both men and women aged 65-84 and for men aged 85 and over. The rate increased for both men and women aged 45-64 and for women aged 85 and over. •The age-adjusted death rate declined for white men but remained stable for white women from 2000 through 2014...
September 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27598767/changes-in-the-leading-cause-of-death-recent-patterns-in-heart-disease-and-cancer-mortality
#12
Melonie Heron, Robert N Anderson
Data from the National Vital Statistics System •Heart disease has consistently been the leading cause of death in the United States and remained so in 2014. •The gap between the number of heart disease and cancer deaths generally widened from 1950 through 1968, narrowed from 1968 through 2012, and then slightly widened again from 2012 through 2014. •The mortality burden of cancer has surpassed that of heart disease in several states. In 2000, there were only 2 states where cancer was the leading cause of death; in 2014, there were 22...
August 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27437726/increases-in-medically-attended-nonfatal-injury-episodes-among-females-in-the-united-states
#13
Yahtyng Sheu, Holly Hedegaard
Data from the National Health Interview Survey •From 2005-2008 to 2011-2014, the nonfatal injury rate increased for females but remained unchanged for males. •In 2005-2008, males had a higher nonfatal injury rate than females; however, in 2011-2014, the rates for males and females were similar. •From 2005-2008 to 2011-2014, the nonfatal injury rate increased significantly for women aged 45-64 and for non-Hispanic white females. •The increase in the nonfatal injury rate among females over time could not be attributed to a specific cause or place of injury occurrence...
July 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27352108/expected-source-of-payment-at-emergency-department-visits-for-adults-aged-18-64-for-the-united-states-and-in-the-five-most-populous-states-2012
#14
Esther Hing, Pinyao Rui, Jill Ashman
Data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2012 •In 2012, 33% of emergency department (ED) visits in the United States made by adults aged 18-64 had private insurance as the expected source of payment. This percentage was lower for Illinois than for the total United States. •In 2012, 21% of ED visits made by adults aged 18-64 had Medicaid as the expected source of payment. This percentage varied across the five most populous states, ranging from 12% in Texas to 30% in New York. •In 2012, 20% of ED visits in the United States were made by adults aged 18-64 with no insurance (self-pay, no charge, charity, or a combination of these types were the only reported expected sources of payment)...
June 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27352018/emergency-department-use-in-the-country-s-five-most-populous-states-and-the-total-united-states-2012
#15
Esther Hing, Pinyao Rui
Data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2012 •In 2012, the emergency department (ED) visit rate in the United States was 42 visits per 100 persons. •The ED visit rate among the five most populous states ranged from 37 visits per 100 persons in New York to 49 visits per 100 persons in Texas. •The percentage of ED visits resulting in admission to the same hospital was higher in California (16%) and Florida (17%) than was observed nationally (11%). •The percentage of visits to EDs located in metropolitan statistical areas was higher in California (98%), Florida (97%), and New York (92%) than was observed nationally (85%)...
June 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27351910/health-of-hispanic-adults-united-states-2010-2014
#16
Jacqueline W Lucas, Gulnur Freeman, Patricia F Adams
Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 2010-2014 •Overall, Puerto Rican adults consistently reported poorer health status than non-Hispanic adults. •Puerto Rican (19.2%) and Mexican (17.4%) adults were more likely than Central or South American (12.3%) and Cuban (14.7%) adults to be in fair or poor health. •Puerto Rican adults (27.3%) were more likely than Central or South American adults (16.6%) to have had multiple chronic conditions. •Puerto Rican adults (6.2%) were nearly twice as likely to report serious psychological distress in the past 30 days compared with Central or South American adults (3...
June 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27308863/the-effect-of-changes-in-selected-age-specific-causes-of-death-on-non-hispanic-white-life-expectancy-between-2000-and-2014
#17
Kenneth D Kochanek, Elizabeth Arias, Brigham A Bastian
Data from the National Vital Statistics System, Mortality •Between 2000 and 2014, life expectancy increased by 3.6, 2.6, and 1.4 years, respectively, for non-Hispanic black, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white persons. •The 1.4-year increase in life expectancy for non-Hispanic white persons would have been greater if not for increases in death rates due to unintentional injuries, suicide, Alzheimer's disease, chronic liver disease, and hypertension. •Increases in death rates due to unintentional injuries, suicide, and chronic liver disease were large enough to increase all-cause non-Hispanic white death rates for ages 25-34, 35-44, and 45-54...
June 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27228030/health-insurance-continuity-and-health-care-access-and-utilization-2014
#18
Maria A Villarroel, Robin A Cohen
Data from the National Health Interview Survey •During 2014, 78.1% of adults aged 18-64 were insured at the time of interview and had been insured for more than a year. •About 6.4% of adults were insured at the time of interview but had a period of no insurance in the past year. •About 12.3% of adults were uninsured at the time of interview and had been uninsured for more than a year, and 3.2% were uninsured at the time of interview but had a period of insurance coverage in the past year. •Those insured at the time of interview and insured for more than a year were more likely than those with any period of no insurance to have a usual place of care, visited a health care provider, received a flu vaccine, and were less likely to have had an unmet medical need due to cost...
May 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27227817/physician-office-visits-by-children-for-well-and-problem-focused-care-united-states-2012
#19
Sayeedha G Uddin, Kathleen S O'Connor, Jill J Ashman
Data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2012 •Physician office visit rates for well care were lower for school-aged (those aged 6-11 years) children (31 per 100 population) and adolescents aged 12-17 years (29 per 100 population) than for younger children (349 and 74 per 100 population for children under age 1 year and 1-5 years, respectively). •Visit rates for well and problem-focused care were highest for general pediatricians (59 and 173 per 100 population) compared with other primary (7 and 25 per 100 population) and specialty care providers (1 and 24 per 100 population) across all age groups...
May 2016: NCHS Data Brief
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27227734/health-of-non-hispanic-asian-adults-united-states-2010-2014
#20
Barbara Bloom, Lindsey I Black
Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 2010-2014 •Non-Hispanic Asian adults were less likely than all U.S. adults to be in fair or poor health, have multiple chronic conditions, have serious psychological distress in the past 30 days, or be limited in work or social participation. •Chinese adults reported better health on all five measures in this report compared with all U.S. adults. •Chinese adults (11.3%) were less likely than Filipino (22.3%), Asian Indian (16.9%), Japanese (16.8%), or Vietnamese (15...
May 2016: NCHS Data Brief
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