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Hospitalization, Readmission, and Death Experience of Noninstutionalized Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries Aged 65 and Over

Categories: Births/Deaths,Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

In 2012 nearly one-fifth of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries who were discharged from a hospital were readmitted within 30 days. Also tracks the number of such readmissions which result in death. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Births in the United States, 2014

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

This report presents key demographic and maternal/infant health indicators by race and Hispanic origin. Also includes trends in fertility rates, teen birth rates, and cesarean and preterm birth rates. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Racial and Gender Disparities in Suicide Among Young Adults Aged 18-24: United States, 2009-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics,Youth

Suicide was the second leading cause of death among young adults in the U.S. in 2013. This report examines suicide rates and methods among young adults by sex and race and Hispanic origin. From the National Center for Health Statistics


The Integration of Immigrants into American Society

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Health/Medical,Immigration/Migration,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family

Discusses aspects of life which improve and others which decline for immigrants as they try to become integrated into U.S. society. From the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine


Differentials in the Concentration of Health Expenditures Across Population Subgroups in the U.S., 2013

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

In 2013 health care expenses totaled $1.40 trillion in the U.S. The top 50% accounted for 97% of health care expenditures while the bottom 50% accounted for only 2.9% This report provides detailed estimates of the concentration of health care expenditures for the nation and for specific population subgroups. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


The Concentration and Persistence in the Level of Health Expenditures Over Time: Estimates for the U.S. Population, 2012-2013

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

In both years of coverage, 30% of the U.S. population accounted for 90% of health care expenditures. Moreover 63% of those in the top 30% in 2012 were also in the top 30% in 2013. Also describes characteristics of those in the top category including health insurance status. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


HIV Infection in U.S. Household Population Aged 18-59: Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

This report presents estimates of HIV prevalence, the association of HIV status with key risk factors, and the prevalence of antiretroviral drug use among HIV-infected adults. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Emergency Department Visits Related to Schizophrenia Among Adults Aged 18-64: United States, 2009-2011

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

During the period an estimated 382,000 emergency room visits related to schizophrenia occurred each year among adults. This report describes characteristics of the visits and the expected source of payment for such visits. From the National Center for Health Statistics


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