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Health Statistics (General) - Selected Resources

Adams PE, Martinez ME, Vickerie JL, Kirzinger WK. Summary health statistics for the U.S. population: National Health Interview Survey, 2010 [Internet]. Vital Health Stat 10. 2011 Dec;(251):1-117. PubMed PMID: 22624451. From the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Provides national estimates for a broad range of health measures for the U.S. civilian, noninstitutionalized population.

Bloom B, Cohen RA, Freeman G. Summary health statistics for U.S. children: National Health Interview Survey, 2010 [Internet]. Vital Health Stat 10. 2011 Dec;(250):1-80. PubMed PMID: 22338334. From the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Provides national estimates for a broad range of health measures for the U.S. civilian, noninstitutionalized population of children aged 17 years and under.

HCEA Top 50 Largest Medical Meetings - Total Attendance (Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association). This page lists total attendance and professional attendance at meetings that took place in 2011.

HealthyPeople.gov (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). Home page for Healthy People, the science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Developed by a Federal Interagency Workgroup.

Hoyert DL. 75 Years of Mortality in the United States, 1935–2010 [Internet]. NCHS Data Brief. 2012 Mar;(88):1-8. PubMed PMID: 22617094.

Health care state rankings. Washington (DC): CQ Press; 1993-2011. Continued as part of the State Stats database, available from CQ Press by subscription.

Health United States, 2012. Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics; 2013 May. Annual report includes chartbook and detailed tables that provide a picture of health in the U.S.

MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report [Internet]. Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control; Vol. 25, No. 10, 1976 Mar 19- . Weekly. Indexed for MEDLINE. Contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments. Reports on topics of interest to the public health community.

NCHS Data Brief [Internet]. Atlanta (GA): National Center for Health Statistics; No.1, 2007 Nov- . Statistical reports that provide summaries and graphics on current health topics. Indexed for MEDLINE.

Preedy VR, Watson RR, eds. Handbook of disease burdens and quality of life measures. New York: Springer; 2010. 6 vols. Reference book of instruments and methodologies, disease burdens and economic impact, and quality of life measures and indices used to quantify disease and its human costs.

Schiller JS, Lucas JW, Ward BW, Peregoy JA. Summary health statistics for U.S. adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2010 [Internet]. Vital Health Stat 10. 2012 Jan;(252):1-207. PubMed PMID: 22834228. From the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Provides national estimates for a broad range of health measures for the U.S. civilian, noninstitutionalized population of adults aged 18 and over.

Selected Caregiver Statistics (Family Caregiver Alliance). This fact sheet gives numbers and characteristics of persons providing care to someone else who is incapacitated. c2012.

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