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Drug Poisoning Mortality in the United States, 1999-2016

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data-visualization/drug-poisoning-mortality/

Shows trends in drug poisoning deaths in the U.S. by nation, state, and county since 1999.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

State Variations in Infant Mortality by Race and Hispanic Origin of Mother, 2013-2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Children,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db295.pdf

Mississippi had the highest infant mortality rate and Massachusetts had the lowest.  This report covers infant mortality by geographic area and by race and Hispanic origin groups within states.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999-2016

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db294.pdf

In 2016 there were more than 63,600 drug overdose deaths in the U.S.  This report updates trends in such deaths, describes demographic and geographic patterns, and identifies shifts in the types of drugs involved.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Safe Sleep for Babies: Eliminating Hazards

Categories: Births/Deaths,Children,Health/Medical

https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/safesleep/

Reports that 3,500 sleep-related deaths occur among U.S. babies each year, reports on common hazards, and provides recommendations for safeguarding babies while sleeping.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Deaths: Final Data for 2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_06.pdf

Presents final 2015 data on U.S. deaths, death rates, life expectancy, infant mortality and trends by selected characteristics such as age, sex, race and Hispanic origin, state of residence and cause of death.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Deaths: Leading Causes for 2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_05.pdf

Covers the ten leading causes of death in the U.S. by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.  Also presents leading causes of infant, neonatal, and postnatal death.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Births in the United States 2016

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db287.pdf

Reports that the U.S. fertility rate was 62.0 births per 1,000 women aged 15-44, down 1% from 2015.  Also reveals that births declined for women under 30 but rose for women aged 30-44.  Also covers demographic characteristics, cesarean delivery rates, and multiple births.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Sixteenth Report to Congress

Categories: Births/Deaths,Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://aspe.hhs.gov/system/files/pdf/257521/WelfareIndicators.pdf

Covers 10 indicators and predictors of welfare dependence.  Reveals that more than half (56%) of TANF and SNAP recipients are in the labor force and that the share of the population receiving more than half of their income from welfare benefits (4.9% or 15.5 million persons) has declined from recent peaks in 2010.  Also covers poverty rate, food insecurity, and births to unmarried women.  From the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the Department of Health and Human Services.

(births/deaths     food/nutrition     income/poverty     labor/employment     statistics     welfare/social services)

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