Between 2003 and 2004, mortality from all 10 of the leading causes of death in the U.S. declined or did not increase in six states: Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Virginia and Wyoming. (Source: National Vital Statistics System, CDC WONDER, “Ten Leading Causes of Death by State: 2004”)
“Ten Leading Causes of Death by State: 2004”July 29, 2008
Disability and Health in the United StatesJuly 29, 2008
Disability and Health in the United States, examines health-related differences between disabled and non-disabled noninstutionalized adults aged 18 years and over. During 2001-2005, almost 30 percent of noninstutionalized adults U.S population (approximately 62 million people) had basic actions difficulty, as indicated by reporting at least some basic difficulty with basic movement or sensory, cognitive, or emotional difficulties. More than one-fifth of the institutionalized adult population reported difficulty with basic movement actions such as walking, bending, reaching overhead, or using their fingers to grasp something. You can read more on disability in the U.S. here.
Infant Mortality Rate: No Change in 2005July 29, 2008