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
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 1524 g
Dimensions: 283 x 222 x 33 mm
Edition: Fifth Edition