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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

 

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

 

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

 

Trends in the Five Most Costly Conditions Among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2012

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

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st470/stat470.pdf

The same five conditions were ranked as the five most costly in 2002 and 2012.  The largest increase in cost during this period was for mental disorders, but heart conditions accounted for the highest total spending in both 2002 and 2012. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder by Industry

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Labor/Employment,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/report_1959/ShortReport-1959.pdf

Tables and charts which show rates of reported alcohol, illicit drug use, and other substance abuse by past month and past year.  From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

 

USGCRP Climate and Health Assessment: Draft for Public Comment

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/04/09/fact-sheet-us-caricom-summit-deepening-energy-cooperation

This scientific assessment reviews new literature on the impacts of climate change on human health in the U.S. including temperature related death and illness, air quality, vectorborne disease, water problems, food safety, extreme weather and mental health.  From the U.S. Global Change Research Program

 

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