Category: COVID-19

The National Center for Health Statistics Launches New Rapid Surveys System

The image shows a stopwatch and report icons with text reading, “NCHS Rapid Surveys System. New methods, faster results. Getting the right data in the right hands at the right time.”

Rapid and reliable response to public health needs has never been more crucial than in today’s world. The National Center for Health Statistics is now partnering with other CDC programs and government survey experts to fill information gaps by providing access to timely data through its new Rapid Surveys System. WHAT ARE RAPID SURVEYS? Rapid Read More >

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Life Expectancy Increases, However Suicides Up in 2022

Image on left shows smiling older man embracing contented baby with text on right stating life expectancy at birth increased more than a year from 2021 to 2022.

CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics released two reports today examining provisional mortality data from 2022. While analysis shows the number and rate of suicides increased for the second year in a row from, overall life expectancy at birth increased by just over a year. This increase regains some of the 2.4 years of life Read More >

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New Reports Examine Long COVID in Adults and Children

The image shows an adult wearing a mask and the text, “In 2022, 6.9% of adults had ever had Long COVID.”

NCHS has released two new data brief reports, “Long COVID in Adults: United States, 2022,” and “Long COVID in Children: United States, 2022,” that describe the percentage of individuals who have ever had or currently have Long COVID by sociodemographic and geographic characteristics. Long COVID was defined as self-reporting the presence of symptoms for at Read More >

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New Report Looks at Pregnant Mothers with Confirmed or Presumed COVID in 14 States and D.C.

Shape of pregnant woman. New data analysis about pregnant mothers with confirmed or suspected COVID in 14 states and D.C.

NCHS has released a new report, “Trends In Characteristics of Mothers With Confirmed or Presumed COVID-19 During Pregnancy: 14 States and The District of Columbia, July 2020‒June 2022,” that looks at changes by maternal age, educational attainment, race and Hispanic origin, and principal source of payment for the delivery. The report includes data from the Read More >

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