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Main Reasons for Never Testing for HIV Among Women and Men Aged 15-44 in the United States, 2011-2015

Categories: Health/Medical,Sex Issues,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr107.pdf

Nearly 39% of women and 54% of men in this age group had never been tested for HIV outside of donating blood or blood products.  Data are shown by selected demographic characteristics and HIV risk-related behaviors.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses for Non-elderly Families by Income and Family Structure, 2015

Categories: Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st507/stat507.pdf

In 2015 the median amount paid by non-elderly families for health care was $451.  Describes variations in amount by family structure and income.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Trends in Hospital Inpatient Stays by Age and Payer, 2000-2015

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

https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb235-Inpatient-Stays-Age-Payer-Trends.pdf

Presents data on hospital inpatient stays in a recent 15 year period by age group and primary payer.  During the latter part of this period, Medicaid was the top primary payer for those under 18.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Adverse Drug Events in U.S. Hospitals, 2010 Versus 2014

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb234-Adverse-Drug-Events.pdf

Adverse drug events are the leading type of nonsurgical adverse event occurring in U.S. hospitals with an estimated 1.6 million events in 2010.  ADEs are increasingly common because of the increased use of prescription drugs.  This report presents characteristics of hospital inpatient stays involving an ADE from 28 states in 2010 and 2014.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Tobacco Product Use Among Military Veterans, United States, 2010-2015

Categories: Defense/Military,Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics,Veterans

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6701a2.htm?s_cid=mm6701a2_w

Finds that nearly 30% of veterans use tobacco products, a much higher percentage than among the adult population at large, with cigarettes the most common product used.  Also covers tobacco quit ratios.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

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

 

Access and Utilization by Medicaid Expansion Status for Low-Income Adults Aged 19-64: Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2016

Categories: Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/health_insurance/Access_Utilization_Medicaid_Expansion_Low_Income_2016.pdf

Provides four tables with information about access to health care and use of health care services by adults at the federal poverty level and by states’ Medicaid Expansion Status.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Maternal Characteristics of Prenatal WIC Receipt in the United States, 2016

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db298.pdf

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children seeks to improve fetal development and reduce problems due to inadequate nutrition during pregnancy.  This report describes prenatal WIC receipt in the U.S. in 2016 by state and by maternal age, race, and Hispanic origin, and education.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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