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Prevalence of Total and Untreated Dental Caries Among Youth: United States, 2015-2016

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db307.pdf

Reports on tooth decay in U.S. youth aged 6 to 19 years of age and trends from 2011-12.  The prevalence rate among this group was 43.1%.  Also reports on rates by demographic characteristics and household income.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Tables of Summary Health Statistics

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis/SHS/tables.htm

Provides statistics in PDF and Excel formats for various health categories for U.S. such as overnight hospital stays, type of health insurance coverage, health status by selected characteristics with 193 categories in all. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Health Insurance Exchanges 2018 Open Enrollment Period Final Report

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Fact-sheets/2018-Fact-sheets-items/2018-04-03.html

Summarizes enrollment activity in the Health Insurance Exchanges during the Open Enrollment Period for the 2018 plan year.  About 11.8 million individuals enrolled or were automatically re-enrolled in Exchange plans for 2018.  Includes links to state-level data on plan selections and demographic characteristics of enrollees.  From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

 

Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations,Privacy,Science/Technology

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2018-04/documents/strenthening_transparency_in_regulatory_science_04-24-2018.pdf

Controversial proposed rule that would limit environmental regulatory activity if data were not publicly available. Proponents call it a move toward transparency, while opponents argue that it would limit regulation where research results were based on human health studies.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

Survey of Doctorate Recipients: Survey Year 2015

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/doctoratework/2015/

Offers a list of statistical tables with details about doctorate recipients by field of study, employment characteristics, demographic characteristics, occupation, mean annual salary,  and more.  Includes social sciences and medical fields.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Singleton Low Birthweight Rates, by Race and Hispanic Origin: United States, 2006-2016

Categories: African Americans,Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Hispanics,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db306.pdf

Low birthweight is among the leading causes of infant death in the U.S.  LBW rates declined from 2006-2014 but the trend reversed in 2015 and 2016 moving further away from the Healthy People 2020 Goal of reducing LBW rates.  This report shows trends in low birth rates by race and Hispanic origin.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017

Categories: Children,Education,Health/Medical,Marriage/Family,Statistics

https://www.childstats.gov/pubs/

Statistics on children’s welfare including demographic background, family and social environment, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, health and more.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

 

Health Care Funding: Federal Obligations to and Expenditures by Selected Organizations Involved in Health-Related Activities, Fiscal Years 2013-2015

Categories: Abortion/Contraception,Govt Finance,Health/Medical,Marriage/Family,Women

https://www.gao.gov/assets/700/690490.pdf

Describes federal funding to four organizations—Federally Qualified Health Centers, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Marie Stopes International, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America—and how the four organizations spend their federal funds.  Also includes services provided and populations targeted by the groups and annual reporting requirements. From the Government Accountability Office

 

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