Category: NVSS

Milestones and Honors

Dr. Gladys Martinez and Dr. Casey Copen

Dr. Nathaniel Schenker Elected American Statistical Association 2014 President The American Statistical Association (ASA), the world’s largest community of statisticians, has elected NCHS’s Dr. Nathaniel Schenker to serve as ASA’s 109th president.  Dr. Schenker will serve as president-elect in 2013 and become president on January 1, 2014.  He formerly served as the association’s vice president. Read More >

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A brief look at accidental death for teens

Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for U.S. teenagers 15-19 years of age (2005, most recent data available). The top three causes- Motor Vehicle Traffic accounted for 73% of these deaths. Poisoning accounted for 9.5%. Drowning accounted for 4.7%. Click here to visit CDC’s Injury Center. To get other mortality statistics, please visit Read More >

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