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Age and Gender Groups

Children

Annie E. Casey Foundation. KIDS COUNT data center. [Baltimore (MD)]: The Foundation. c2013. Searchable database and annual data books with statistics on child and family well-being in the United States as a whole or by state.

Brault MW. School-Aged Children With Disabilities in U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas: 2010. Washington (DC): U.S. Census Bureau; 2011 Nov. (American Community Survey Briefs; ACSBR/10-12).

ChildStats.gov (Forum on Child and Family Statistics). This is the home page of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics (Forum), a collection of 22 Federal government agencies involved in research and activities related to children and families.

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2012. [Washington (DC)]: The Forum; 2012 Jul. 22 p. Distributed by the U.S. Government Printing Office. This report is based on 2011 data from 22 Federal agencies. It includes data for ages 0-17 years.

Health Care Cost Institute. Children's Health Spending: 2009-2012. Washington (D.C.): The Institute; 2014 Feb. This report presents the most up-to-date data on health care spending trends for children under age 19 covered by employer-sponsored, private health insurance.

Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Child Health USA 2011. Rockville (MD): The Bureau; 1999 - . Annual report on the health status and service needs of America’s children, always a year behind.

Tzong KY, Han S, Roh A, Ing C. Epidemiology of pediatric surgical admissions in US children: data from the HCUP kids inpatient database. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2012 Oct;24(4):391-5. PubMed PMID: 23076227.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)

Chandra A, Mosher WD, Copen C, Sionean C. Sexual behavior, sexual attraction, and sexual identity in the United States: data from the 2006–2008 National Survey of Family Growth [Internet]. Natl Health Stat Report. 2011 Mar 3;(36):1-36. PubMed PMID: 21560887.

Data Sources (LGBTData.com). This site lists data sources that have collected sexual orientation data. LGBT.com was created by Dr. Randall Sell, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. The site serves as a clearinghouse for the collection of sexual orientation data and measures.

Improving Data Collection for the LGBT Community (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health). This is a fact sheet on the plan to begin the integration of sexual orientation and gender identity variables into HHS national surveys. No statistics yet available.

Special Report: 3.4% of U.S. Adults Identify as LGBT. (Gallup, Inc.). 2012 Oct 18. This is a report based on over 120,000 telephone interviews conducted June1-Sept. 30, 2012.

Men's Health

Kramarow EA, Pastor PN. The health of male veterans and nonveterans aged 25-64: United States, 2007-2010 [Internet]. NCHS Data Brief. 2012 Aug;(101):1-8. PubMed PMID: 23101789.

Men's Health FastStats (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). This site provides links to tables from NCHS reports and publications.

Roemer M. Health Care Expenditures for the Five Most Commonly Treated Conditions of Men Ages 18 to 39, 2009. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2012 Sep. 6 p. (Statistical Brief; 385).

Older Americans

Aging Statistics (Department of Human Services, Administration on Aging). This AOA site brings together statistical information on the aging population. It includes a link to the Aging Integrated Database (AGID).

FastStats: Older Persons' Health (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). This page provides overall figures with links to the CDC sources for more detailed data.

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics. Older Americans 2012: Key Indicators of Well-Being. Washington, DC: The Forum; 2012 Jun. 176 p. This report includes 37 indicators of well-being that describe the overall condition of the U.S. population age 65 and over.

Houser A, Fox-Grage W, Ujvari K. Across the States: Profiles of Long-Term Services and Supports. 9th ed. Washington (DC): AARP Public Policy Institute; 2012. Link to 92-page executive summary, In-Brief, or full 370-page report. This report includes state and national data for more than 140 indicators. Free copies available from AARP upon request.

Multack M, Noel-Miller C, compilers. Quick Health Facts 2012. Washington (DC): AARP Public Policy Institute; 2012 Dec. Link to 132-page report from this site. Report includes selected demographic, health expenditure, health status, and health insurance figures for all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Data sources are documented.

Soni A, Roemer M. Top Five Most Costly Conditions among the Elderly, Age 65 and Older, 2008: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Adult Population. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2011 Jul. 5 p. (Statistical brief; 327).

Werner CA. The Older Population: 2010. Washington (DC): U.S. Census Bureau; 2011 Nov. 19 p. (2010 Census Briefs; C2010BR-09).

Women's Health

Haynes SG, Goodman C, Kumar J, Disckind B. Women's Health and Mortality Chartbook 2013. Washington (DC): Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health; 2013. 116 p. This report includes data for 28 different health indicators tabulated for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. State profiles from chartbook are available as part of Quick Health Data Online.

Quick Health Data Online [Internet]. Washington (DC): Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health; [2010]. Previous name of database was the National Women's Health Indicators Database (NWHID). Quick Health Data Online is an interactive system that provides reliable and easily accessible health data and statistics from across the U.S.

Roemer M. Health Care Expenditures for the Most Commonly Treated Conditions of Women Ages 18 to 39, 2009. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2013 Mar. 6 p. (Statistical Brief; 403).

Women's Health USA 2011. Rockville (MD): Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA); 2011 October. 80 p. Presents current and historical data on some of the most pressing health challenges facing women, their families, and their communities. Selectively highlights emerging issues and trends in women's health.

womenshealth.gov - Statistics: Women's health (U.S. Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health). This site provides a list of publications and websites from other organizations on women's health.

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