Tag Archives: NCHS

HIV Testing in the Past Year Among the U.S. Household Population Aged 15–44: 2011–2013

HIV Testing in the Past Year Among the U.S. Household Population Aged 15–44: 2011–2013 Source: National Center for Health Statistics Key findings Data from the National Survey of Family Growth, 2011–2013 Overall, 19% of persons aged 15–44 in 2011–2013 had been tested for HIV in the past year, including 22% of females and 16% of […]

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Men’s Use of Mental Health Treatments

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Men’s Use of Mental Health Treatments (PDF) Source: National Center for Health Statistics Key findings Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 2010–2013 ● Nearly 9% of men (8.5%) had daily feelings of anxiety or depression. Less than one- half of them (41.0%) took medication for these feelings or had […]

Births: Preliminary Data for 2014

Births: Preliminary Data for 2014 (PDF) Source: National Center for Health Statistics The 2014 preliminary number of U.S. births was 3,985,924, an increase of 1% from 2013. The number of births increased for women in all race and Hispanic origin groups in 2014 except for American Indian or Alaska Native women, for whom births decreased. […]

Serious Psychological Distress Among Adults: United States, 2009–2013

Serious Psychological Distress Among Adults: United States, 2009–2013 Source: National Center for Health Statistics Key findings Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 2009–2013 In every age group, women were more likely to have serious psychological distress than men. Among all adults, as income increased, the percentage with serious psychological distress decreased. Adults aged 18–64 […]

Drug-Poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin: United States, 2000–2013

Drug-Poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin: United States, 2000–2013 (PDF) Source: National Center for Health Statistics Drug poisoning (overdose) is the number one cause of injury-related death in the United States, with 43,982 deaths occurring in 2013 (1). While much attention has been given to deaths involving opioid analgesics (2), in recent years there has been a […]

Dental Caries and Tooth Loss in Adults in the United States, 2011–2012

Dental Caries and Tooth Loss in Adults in the United States, 2011–2012 Source: National Center for Health Statistics Key findings Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011–2012 Among adults aged 20–64, 91% had dental caries and 27% had untreated tooth decay. Untreated tooth decay was higher for Hispanic (36%) and non-Hispanic black […]