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HIV in Prisons, 2015 Statistical Tables

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Health/Medical,Sex Issues,Statistics

At the end of 2015 an estimated 17, 150 prisoners under state and federal custody had HIV.  Shows trends on this topic including AIDs related deaths since data were first collected in 1991 and data at the state level.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Antidepressant Use Among Persons Aged 12 and Over: United States, 2011-2014

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

Provides the most recent estimates of antidepressant use in the U.S., including prevalence of use by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin, and length of use.  Also covers trends in use from 1999-2002 to 2011-2014.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


United States Life Tables, 2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

In 2014 the overall U.S. expectation for life span at birth was 78.9 years, a slight increase from 2013.  Also shows life expectancy rates by sex and race/Hispanic origin.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Drug Overdose Deaths Among Adolescents Aged 15-19 in the United States: 1999-2015

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

Shows rates and trends for both males and females for the period.  Opioids accounted for the highest number of drug overdose deaths in the 15-19 age group. From the National Center for Health Statistics


U.S. and State Trends on Teen Births, 1990-2015

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

Interactive tool that offers maps and trend lines for each of the 50 states by individual year or all years.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Condom Use During Sexual Intercourse Among Women and Men Aged 15-44 in the United States: 2011-2015 National Survey of Family Growth

Categories: Health/Medical,Sex Issues,Statistics

Examines the demographic and behavioral characteristics of condom use during sexual intercourse in a national sample of women and men in the U.S.  Provides percentages of those who used condoms and prevalence of use. From the National Center for Health Statistics


U.S. Prescribing Rate Maps

Categories: Health/Medical,Maps/Geography,Statistics

Thematic maps which show the geographic distribution at both state and county levels of retail opioid prescriptions dispenses per 100 persons in the past decade.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



Suicide Rates for Teens Aged 15-19 Years by Sex, United States, 1975-2015

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

Provides a graph and brief trend discussion of the variation of suicide rates over the 40 year period for male and female teens.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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