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Hospital Readmissions Involving Psychiatric Disorders, 2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb189-Hospital-Readmissions-Psychiatric-Disorders-2012.pdf

Between 2003 and 2011, hospitalization for mental disorders increased at a faster rate than for any other type of hospitalization.  The most frequently diagnosed disorders resulting in hospitalization were mood disorders and schizophrenia.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Maternal Morbidity for Vaginal and Cesarean Deliveries, According to Previous Cesarean History: New Data from the Birth Certificate, 2013

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr64/nvsr64_04.pdf

Presents findings on four maternal morbidities associated with labor and delivery: maternal transfusion, ruptured uterus, unplanned hysterectomy, and intensive care unit admission.  Finds that rates of maternal morbidity were higher for cesarean than vaginal deliveries.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

General Practice in England

Categories: Great Britain,Health/Medical

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7194/CBP-7194.pdf

An introduction to the way the British National Health Service provides medical care to citizens.  Also provides information on the financial pressures and increases in demand facing general practitioners as well as data on numbers, expenditures, and earnings.  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper.

 

Association Between Diagnosed ADHD and Selected Characteristics Among Children Aged 4-17 Years: United States, 2011-2013

Categories: Children,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db201.pdf

Describes the prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder among children using parent-reported data.  Differences in prevalence are examined by selected demographic and socioeconomic variables including health insurance coverage and poverty status.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Unemployment and Depression Among Emerging Adults in 12 States …

Categories: Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Mental Health,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2015/14_0451.htm

Finds that the high rate of unemployment among those aged 18 to 25 is leading to a high rate of depression.  The incidence of depression was 3 times higher for unemployed than employed emerging adults. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Hispanic Health

Categories: Health/Medical,Hispanics

http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/pdf/2015-05-vitalsigns.pdf

A factsheet on health factors relating to Hispanics.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Top Five Most Costly Conditions Among Children, Ages 0-17, 2012 …

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st472/stat472.pdf

Identifies the five most costly health conditions for children and the cost figures for 2012.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Top Five Most Costly Conditions Among Adults Age 18 and Older, 2012….

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st471/stat471.pdf

Identifies the five most costly health conditions for adults and for elderly adults and provides cost figures for 2012.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

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