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View Resource National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

NCHS is the Federal Government's principal vital and health statistics agency. The web site provides "data on vital events as well as information on health status, lifestyle and exposure to unhealthy influences, the onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care." Data available include: tobacco use, life expectancy and long-term illnesses. News releases and fact sheets...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
View Resource Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Search Page

This page allows users to search the CDC and National Center for Health Statistics sites (NCHS). Collectively, these sites contain a huge amount of health and disease data from a large number of surveys. These include: National Health Interview Survey, National Immunization Survey, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, National Survey of Family Growth, National Health Care Survey ,...

https://search.cdc.gov/search/?utf8=%25E2%259C%2593&affiliat...
View Resource National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS): 1997 Summary: National Hospital Discharge Survey

Last month, the NCHS released statistics from its 1997 National Hospital Discharge Survey. The "report presents national estimates of the use of non-Federal, short-stay hospitals in the United States during 1997. Numbers and rates of discharges, diagnoses, and procedures are shown by age and sex." The summary gives average lengths of stays for all discharges, broken down by region, as well as...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_13/sr13_145.pdf
View Resource The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: Your Resource for Health Policy Information on the Internet

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation is an independent philanthropic organization devoted to health care issues. The foundation publishes information on the following topics: health policy, reproductive health, HIV policy, entertainment media and public health, and health and development in South Africa. For each topic, the site provides an issues library that contains an annotated archive of...

https://www.kff.org/
View Resource What Teens Know and Don't (But Should) About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Conducted by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (see the February 9, 1999 Scout Report for Social Sciences), this new national survey of 15- to 17-year-olds examines their knowledge, awareness, attitudes, and behavior in relation to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Despite national estimates claiming that about one in four teenagers contracts an STD every year, most teens underestimate...

https://www.kff.org/hivaids/report/kff-what-teens-know-and-d...
View Resource DATA2010: The Healthy People 2010 Database

DATA2010 is an interactive database system developed by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), an agency of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This new site was designed to support the goals of the CDC's Healthy People 2010 program, which was launched in January 2000, and which includes a list of 467 objectives designed to identify specific measures to monitor health....

https://wonder.cdc.gov/data2010/
View Resource State Health Profiles, 2001

The National Center for Health Statistics offers Excel files of the data used to produce this year's State Health Profiles publications. The files can be downloaded in Excel format and cover a variety of topics in eight categories including Deaths from Injuries, Infectious Diseases, Environmental Health Concerns, and more.

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/datawh/stprofiles.htm
View Resource Early Release of Selected Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey Data From Year 2000 and Early 2001 (9/20/2001)

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has released eleven estimates of selected health measures for the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), prior to the final data editing and weighting, to speed access to the latest information. This release includes four new measures (lack of health insurance coverage, pneumococcal vaccination, obesity, and participation in leisure time physical...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis/released200109.htm