Fact or Fiction: Is the Average Wait Time to See a Medical Professional in the Emergency Room Less Than an Hour?

November 9, 2017

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhamcs/web_tables/2014_ed_web_tables.pdf

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/videos/2017/november2017/FOFNovember2017.htm

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Fact or Fiction: Has the percentage of adults in the U.S. who are obese leveled off in the last several years?

October 16, 2017

Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db288.pdf


Fact or Fiction: Do boys miss more school days due to illness and injury than girls?

October 2, 2017

Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2015

https://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/Health_Statistics/NCHS/NHIS/SHS/2015_SHS_Table_C-6.pdf


Fact or Fiction: Are mortality rates from skin cancer highest in the sun belt states of the U.S.?

May 11, 2017

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/videos/2017/may-2017/fofmay2017.htm

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/skin_cancer_mortality/skin_cancer_mortality.htm

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