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States Perform

Categories: Business/Economics,Crime/Justice,Education,Energy,Environment,Govt Finance,Health/Medical,Transportation

http://www.statesperform.org/

Offers access to performance measurement data for the 50 states in 6 areas: fiscal and economic, public safety and justice, energy and environment, transportation, health and human services, and education.  From the Council of State Governments

 

Selected Health Conditions Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Adults: United States, 2014

Categories: Asia,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db277.pdf

Highlights differences in the prevalence of selected health conditions between the NHPI population and the Asian population with whom they have historically been combined.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Trends in Infant Mortality in the United States, 2005-2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db279.pdf

Describes trends in infant mortality by race and Hispanic origin, by state, and by leading causes of infant deaths over the ten year period.  Declines were observed for all population subgroups except American Indian and Alaska Native persons.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Utilization of Clinical Preventive Services for Cancer and Heart Disease Among Insured Adults: United States, 2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db274.pdf

Links recent improvements in health insurance coverage to improved access to health care and increased use of preventive services.  This report presents the proportion of insured adults who received recommended services for the prevention of  early detection of cancer and heart disease.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses for Medical Services, by Insurance Coverage, 2000-2014

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

https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st500/stat500.pdf

Examines the percentage of persons with an out-of-pocket payment, the size of the payment as a percentage of a person’s expenses, and the average amount paid out-of-pocket per person.  Also shows how these numbers vary by age of person and type of insurance coverage.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Utilization of Clinical Preventive Services for Cancer and Heart Disease Among Insured Adults: United States, 2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db274.pdf

Presents the proportion of insured adults who received services recommended for the prevention or early detection of heart disease and cancer.  Links improvements in health insurance coverage to improvements in access to health care. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Low High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Among Adults, by Physical Activity: United States, 2011-2014

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db276.pdf

Examines the percentages of American adults who meet the weekly levels for vigorous-intensity and moderate-intensity aerobic activity to promote high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Virginia Compared to the Other States: 2017 Edition

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt492.pdf

Shows how Virginia compares to other states in spending and taxes, education, health, and transportation.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

 

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