May 1, 2017
The fourth Health, United States Spotlight from the National Center for Health Statistics is now available online. This infographic features data on medical care access, supply of dentists, and flu vaccination coverage.
The Health, United States Spotlight is released throughout the year and features indicators available in Health, United States—an annual report on the nation’s health submitted by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to the President and Congress. Each infographic provides up-to-date estimates, technical notes, description of trends, and data highlights in a visual format.
For more information on past and present infographics, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus/hus_infographic.htm.
April 19, 2017
CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics has updated its “Stats of the States” feature on the NCHS web site. This resource features the latest state-by-state comparisons on key health indicators ranging from birth topics such as teen births and cesarean deliveries to leading causes of death and health insurance coverage.
Tabs have been added to the color-coded maps to compare trends on these topics between the most recent years (2015 and 2014) and going back a decade (2005) and in some cases further back.
To access the main “Stats of the States” page, use the following link:
September 16, 2009
Age-adjusted death rates shown here are deaths per 100,000 population.
To learn more, visit www.cdc.gov/nchs/deaths.htm.