ISBN-10:
1598885383
ISBN-13:
9781598885385
Pub. Date:
10/15/2012
Publisher:
Bernan Press
Vital Statistics of the United States 2012: Births, Life Expectancy, Deaths, and Selected Health Data, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

Vital Statistics of the United States 2012: Births, Life Expectancy, Deaths, and Selected Health Data, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

by Mary Meghan Ryan

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Overview

Vital Statistics of The United States: Births, Life Expectancy, Deaths, and Selected Health Data brings together a comprehensive collection of birth, mortality, and health data into a single volume. It provides a wealth of information compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics and other government agencies.

Vital Statistics contains over 200 tables and is divided into 3 parts:

I. Births, which includes topics such as:
·new data from the introduction of the new birth certificate
·number of births and birth rates by age, race, and Hispanic origin
·pre-term births and low birthweight
·number of births to unmarried women

II. Mortality, which includes topics such as:
·number of death and death rates by race, sex, and Hispanic origin
·cause of deaths
·life expectancy
·infant, neonatal, postneonatal mortality rates

III. Health, which includes topics such as:
·determinants and measures of health
·statistics on cancer, AIDS, diabetes, hypertension, and use of addictive substances
·health insurance
·health expenditures
·medical personnel
·hospital care

Other features include:
·concise notes that explain the sources of the data, define the terms within each part, and provide references for further guidance
·highlights of pertinent data in each section
·numerous figures that call attention to noteworthy trends in the data



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598885385
Publisher: Bernan Press
Publication date: 10/15/2012
Series: U.S. DataBook Series
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mary Meghan Ryan is a senior research editor for Bernan Press. She has also served as the editor for State Profiles: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State; Employment, Hours, and Earnings: States and Areas. In addition, she serves as the associate editor for Business Statistics of the United States: Patterns of Economic Change.

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