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Chartbook on Health Conditions and Behaviors of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Persons in the United States, 2014

Categories: Asian Americans,Athletics/Exercise,Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_03/sr03_040.pdf

Statistical report on the general health status of American people from the Pacific Islands including diseases, smoking and alcohol consumption, and physical activity. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the 2016 National Health Interview Survey

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Athletics/Exercise,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/earlyrelease201705.pdf

Updates estimates for 15 selected health measures and presents estimates from 1997 through 2015 for comparison.  The measures include health insurance coverage, having a usual place to go for medical care, receipt of vaccines, obesity, physical activity and more.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Low High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Among Adults, by Physical Activity: United States, 2011-2014

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db276.pdf

Examines the percentages of American adults who meet the weekly levels for vigorous-intensity and moderate-intensity aerobic activity to promote high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Healthy People 2020 Midcourse Review

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/healthy_people/hp2020/hp2020_midcourse_review.htm

Provides a snapshot of progress toward meeting targets halfway through the 10 year initiative.  Covers 42 topic areas and includes health disparities data.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Sports-Related Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Inpatient Stays, 2013

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb207-Sports-Hospital-Emergency-Department-2013.pdf

Reviews the most common types of sports injuries that are resulting in visits to hospitals, the trends in such injuries, and the characteristics of those who suffer them.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

American Time Use Survey: 2015 Results

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/atus_06242016.pdf

Offers information on the average amount of time per day in 2015 that individuals worked, did household activities, and engaged in leisure/sports activities.  One controversial finding: employed men worked 42 minutes more than employed women on average days.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Occupational Differences Among Employed Adults Who Met 2008 Federal Guidelines for Both Aerobic and Muscle-Strengthening Activities: United States, 2008-2014

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr094.pdf

Finds that those adults employed in production and related occupations were the least likely to meet the 2008 federal physical activity guidelines.  Traces differences to disparities in leisure-time physical activities across occupations and socioeconomic levels.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

The National Football League’s Attempt to Influence Funding Decisions at the National Institutes of Health

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Govt Procurement,Headlines,Health/Medical,Lobbying,Mental Health

https://democrats-energycommerce.house.gov/sites/democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/files/Democratic%20Staff%20Report%20on%20NFL%20NIH%20Investigation%205.23.2016.pdf

Reports on the outcome of an investigation by Democratic Congressional staff members on alleged interference by the National Football League in attempting to influence the selection of research applicants for federal brain research funding.  From the Minority Staff of the House Energy and Commerce Committee

 

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