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Characteristics of Primary Care Physicians in Patient-Centered Medical Home Practices: United States 2013

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr101.pdf

Describes the characteristics of Patient-Centered Medical Home practices.  Presents selected characteristics of PCMHs including practice size, presence of other types of clinicians, and use of electronic medical records and more.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Trends and Variations in Reproduction and Intrinsic Rates: United States, 1990-2014

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

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_02.pdf

Provides detailed information on fertility patterns for the 1990-2014 period to aid in understanding population growth and change in the U.S.  Examines differences between birth rates, fertility rates, and reproduction rates for demographic groups. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Emergency Department Visits for Injury and Illness Among Adults Aged 65 and Over: United States, 2012-2013

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db272.pdf

Describes and compares characteristics of emergency department visits resulting from injury or illness in older patients.  Women had a higher injury rate than men, although no difference was found in the illness rates.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Field Composition of Postdocs Shifts as Numbers Decline in Biological Sciences and in Clinical Medicine

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17309/nsf17309.pdf

Description and data about the shifting trends by field  in postdoctoral appointees in science, engineering, and health in U.S. academic institutions.   Largest increases were in neurosciences, engineering, and social sciences. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering, Fall 2015

Categories: African Americans,Education-Higher,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Science/Technology,Statistics,Women

https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/datatables/gradpostdoc/2015/

An annual census of the total number of graduate students, postdoctoral appointees, and doctorate-level nonfaculty researchers by demographic and other characteristics such as source of financial support. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Out-of-Pocket Expenditures for Adults with Health Care Expenses for Multiple Chronic Conditions, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2014

Categories: Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st498/stat498.pdf

Examines the financial burden that results from having medical treatment relating to two or more common chronic conditions from a list prepared for the study.  Also examines demographic and socio-economic conditions of this subset of the population.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Long-Term Trends in Health Insurance Coverage

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/trendshealthinsurance1968_2015.pdf

Consists of two statistical tables showing health insurance coverage from 1968 to 2015.  Table 1 shows percentage of people under 65 with health insurance coverage by type of coverage and the uninsured.  Table 2 shows number of people with and without health insurance coverage and the type of coverage.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Emergency Department Visits Related to Suicidal Ideation, 2006-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb220-Suicidal-Ideation-ED-Visits.pdf

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America and the 2nd leading cause among those aged 10-44.  This report presents information on visits to hospital emergency rooms related to contemplation of suicide, including patient and hospital characteristics.  Also covers cost and length of inpatient stays. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

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