Health, United States, 2013, with Special Feature on Prescription Drugs

Health, United States, 2013, with Special Feature on Prescription Drugs

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This is the 37th annual report prepared for the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention s National Center for Health Statistics. The report includes a compilation of health data from state and federal health agencies and the private sector.q Health, United States, 2013q features 135 tables on key health measures through 2012 from a number of sources within the federal government and in the private sector. The tables cover a range of topics, including birth rates and reproductive health, life expectancy and leading causes of death, health risk behaviors, health care utilization, and insurance coverage and health expenditures. The qHealth, United Statesq series presents an annual overview of national trends in health statistics. The report contains a Chartbook that assesses the nation's health by presenting trends and current information on selected measures of morbidity, mortality, health care utilization and access, health risk factors, prevention, health insurance, and personal health care expenditures. This year's Chartbook includes a Special Feature on Prescription Drugs that contains an array of statistics. The report also contains 135 Trend Tables organized around four major subject areas: health status and determinants, health care utilization, health care resources, and health care expenditures. Keywords: Antibiotics; pain relievers; hydrocortisone; drug poisoning; acute pain; chronic pain; American Indian; Alaska Native; Hispanics; White/Caucasian; prescription drug spending; Affordable Care Act; ACA; insurance; private health insurance; private health insurance co-pays; co-pay spending; out-of-pocket spending; Medicare; Medicaid; Medicare Part D; physicians; dentists; nurses; nurse practitioners; cholesterol-lowering drugs; cardiovascular agents; high blood pressure; diabetes; heart disease; kidney disease; anti-acid reflux drugs; blood clots; depression and related disorders; Antidepresseants; Anticoagulants; Analgesics; Central nervous system stimulants; attention deficit disorder; ADD; ADHD; Black origin; Mexican origin; Influenza; Influenza vaccinations; Health care visits; community hospitals; nursing homes; Life expectancy; Motor-Vehicle related death rates; automobile deaths; teenage childbearing; teenage child-bearing; cigarette smoking; obesity; Obesity; Adult Obesity; Child Obesity; Overweight; Vaccinations; Emergency Department use; Emergency Department Visits; Dental Care; Personal Healthcare Spending; personal healthcare spending; personal health care spending; Personal Health care spending; long term treatment; long term treatment of chronic conditions; Uninsured adults; medications; medicine; medicines; prescribed medicines; prescribed drugs; prescription medicine; prescription medicines; healthcare costs; insurance costs; health insurance costs; medicine costs; prescription drug costs; doctors; mental health specialists; psychologists; psychologist; doctor; physician; nurse; dentist; internal medicine doctor; gynecologists; OB-GYN doctor;qThe United States currently uses ICD-9-CM to code morbidity diagnoses and inpatient procedures. ... Volumes 1 and 2 contain the diagnosis tabular list and index; Volume 3 contains the procedure classification (tabular list and indexanbsp;...

Title:Health, United States, 2013, with Special Feature on Prescription Drugs
Author:National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Preventi
Publisher:Government Printing Office - 2015-06-03


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