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Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance, United States, 2011

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

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss6310a1.htm

Provides state-specific information on U.S. assisted reproductive technology procedures performed in 2011 and compares infant outcomes with outcomes for all infants born in the U.S. that year.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Department of Defense Suicide Event Report: Calendar Year 2013 Annual Report

Categories: Births/Deaths,Defense/Military,Headlines,Statistics

http://www.suicideoutreach.org/Docs/Reports/2013_DoDSER_Annual_Report.pdf

Reports on 229 deaths by suicide among active service members and 220 by reserve component members.  Includes detailed assessments of demographic information, behavioral health history, and deployment history for each suicide.  Also includes suicide prevention efforts.  From the Department of Defense

 

Births: Final Data for 2013

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr64/nvsr64_01.pdf

Presents data on births including details about maternal age, live-birth order, race and Hispanic origin, marital status, attendant at birth, method of delivery, period of gestation, birthweight, and plurality.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Alcohol Poisoning Deaths

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

 

http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/alcohol-poisoning-deaths/index.html

Reports that an average of 6 people per day during 2010-2012 died of alcohol poisoning caused by binge drinking.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

 

 

Mortality in the United States , 2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db178.pdf

Presents final 2013 mortality data on deaths and death rates by demographic and medical characteristics.  Also includes life expectancy estimates, age-adjusted death rates by race and ethnicity and sex, 10 leading causes of death, and 10 leading causes of infant death. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Roadway Deaths Fall Nearly 25 Percent in a Decade, Fatality Rates at a Historic Low

Categories: Births/Deaths,Statistics,Traffic Accidents

http://www.nhtsa.gov/About+NHTSA/Press+Releases/2014/traffic-deaths-decline-in-2013

Agency press release on sharp drop in highway traffic fatalities with link to final 2013 Fatality Analysis Reporting System data on fatal traffic crashes within the 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico.  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

Updated Death and Injury Rates of U.S. Military Personnel During the Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan

Categories: Afghanistan,Births/Deaths,Defense/Military,Health/Medical,Iraq,Statistics

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/49837-Casualties_WorkingPaper-2014-08.pdf

Provides information about the casualties suffered by U.S. forces in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, including deaths, wounded, and amputation rates.  Working Paper from the Congressional Budget Office

 

Births Resulting From Assisted Reproductive Technology: Comparing Birth Certificate and National ART Surveillance System Data, 2011

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr63/nvsr63_08.pdf

Compares data on births resulting from assisted reproductive technology procedures from 2011 birth certificates with data from the National ART Surveillance System.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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