CDC’s Abortion Surveillance Report

August 16, 2007

podcast.pngThe National Center for Health Statistics does not track the number of abortions. Abortions are tracked through CDC’s Abortion Surveillance System and reported annually in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Reports covering 1979 through the most current report are located at the above link. Typically, these reports are published in the last week of November and lag three years.

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New Report on Oral Health

May 1, 2007

 Americans of all ages continue to experience improvements in their oral health. However, tooth decay in primary (baby) teeth increased among children aged 2 to 5 years, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Based on data from CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, the report, “Trends in Oral Health Status—United States, 1988–1994 and 1999–2004,” represents the most comprehensive assessment of oral health data available for the U.S. population to date. (more…)

CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics has released a new report on the oral health of Americans based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Read or download the report here.

Listen to a podcast on this report by its author, Dr. Bruce Dye

 

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