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View Resource Health United States 1998 With Socioeconomic Status and Health Chartbook

_Health, United States, 1998_ is the 22nd report on health and disease in the nation submitted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to the President and Congress. Compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the report examines national trends in health and disease statistics. The Highlights section features the...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus98.pdf
View Resource Health Outcomes Among Hispanic Subgroups: Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 1992-95

The National Center on Health Statistics (NCHS) has released (February 2000) this fifteen-page report, "Health Outcomes Among Hispanic Subgroups," which emphasizes a gap between the health levels of Puerto Ricans and other Hispanics. For example, "Eighteen percent of Puerto Rican individuals reported being in fair or poor health, compared with 14 percent of Cubans and 12 percent of 'other...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad310.pdf
View Resource Health, United States, 2000 With Adolescent Health Chartbook

This week, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released this major report on health in the United States. It is an electronic edition of the annual report which details a variety of health statistics, such as "birth and death rates, infant mortality, life expectancy, morbidity and health status, risk factors, use of ambulatory care and inpatient care, health personnel and facilities,...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus00.pdf
View Resource Health, United States, 2012 With Urban and Rural Health Chartbook

Released Monday, this large statistical report presents data on the nation's health in 460 pages, including birth and death rates, infant mortality, life expectancy, health personnel and facilities, financing of health care, health insurance and managed care, and much more. This is the 25th annual report of its kind (see the July 28, 2000 Scout Report for a review of 2000's report), and this year...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus.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
View Resource Healthy People 2000 Final Review: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives

The National Center for Health Statistics just released the seventh and final review of the Healthy People 2000 objectives. Healthy People 2000 is "the national health promotion agenda that guided Americans toward living longer and healthier lives" from 1990 until now (see the September 18, 1998 Scout Report for a discussion of Healthy People 2010). The final review reports on progress made on the...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hp2000/hp2k01-acc.pdf
View Resource Trends in Racial and Ethnic-Specific Rates for the Health Status Indicators: United States, 1990-1998

The Department of Health and Human Service's report, "Trends in Racial and Ethnic-Specific Rates for the Health Status Indicators: United States, 1990-1998" traces the success of the US government's Healthy People 2000, a program intended to target and improve the health care needs of specific racial and ethnic groups in the United States over the course of the 1990's. Tracking performance by...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/statnt/statnt23.pdf
View Resource President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports was created by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 to encourage American children to lead healthier and more active lives. Over the years, Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson expanded the Council's mandate, adding emphases on Americans of all ages and a prime focus on sports. Their Web site contains information about some of...

https://www.hhs.gov/fitness/index.html