Category: QuickStats

QuickStats: Death Rates from Unintentional Falls Among Persons Aged ≥65 Years, by Age Group — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999–2020

During 1999–2020, death rates from unintentional falls among persons aged ≥65 years increased among all age groups. The largest increase occurred among persons aged ≥85 years, from 110.2 per 100,000 population in 1999 to 291.5 in 2020. Among persons aged 75–84 years, the rate increased from 31.5 to 67.9, and among those aged 65–74 years, Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Total Deaths, by Age and Hispanic Origin and Race — United States, 2020

Significant differences in the age distribution of deaths by race and ethnicity were observed in the United States during 2020. Decedents aged <65 years accounted for 26% of all U.S. deaths, but they accounted for approximately 50% of deaths among American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN) and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (NH/OPI) persons, Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Suicide Rates, by Urbanization Level and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, 2020

In 2020, age-adjusted suicide rates among females increased as the level of urbanization declined, from 4.6 per 100,000 population in large central metropolitan areas to 7.1 in small metropolitan areas, but were similar for small metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore areas. Rates among males were lowest in large central areas (16.9) and increased as the level Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Children and Adolescents Aged 6–17 Years Who Have Roads, Sidewalks, Paths, or Trails Where They Can Walk or Ride a Bicycle, by Urban-Rural Status and Family Income 

During 2020, 88.7% of children and adolescents aged 6–17 years had roads, sidewalks, paths, or trails in their neighborhood or near their home where they could walk or ride a bicycle. Availability of these spaces was less common among children and adolescents who lived in families with incomes <200% of FPL (85.6%) than among those Read More >

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QuickStats: Deaths Involving Exposure to Excessive Heat, by Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999–2020

During 1999–2020, the annual number of deaths from excessive natural heat ranged from a low of 297 in 2004 to a high of 1,153 in 2020. The number of deaths among males increased from 622 deaths in 1999 to 822 deaths in 2020, but there was no statistically significant increase among females. During 1999–2020, there Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥65 Years Who Drank Four or More Alcoholic Drinks Per Week, by Sex and Age — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020

In 2020, 18.3% of adults aged ≥65 years reported drinking four or more alcoholic drinks per week. Among adults aged ≥65 years, men were more likely (25.6%) than women (12.4%) to have four or more drinks. Percentages of those having four or more drinks were higher among men than women for the following age groups: Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Drug Overdose Death Rates Among Workers Aged 16–64 Years in Usual Occupation Groups with the Highest Drug Overdose Death Rates — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2020

In 2020, the age-adjusted drug overdose death rate among workers with paid, civilian usual occupations was 42.1 deaths per 100,000. Drug overdose death rates were highest among workers in the following occupations: construction and extraction (162.6); food preparation and serving related (117.9); personal care and service (74.0); transportation and material moving (70.7); building and grounds Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Uninsured Adults Aged 18−64 Years, by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Selected Asian Subgroups — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019−2020

During 2019–2020, the percentage of U.S. adults aged 18–64 years who were uninsured was 14.4%. Among all race and Hispanic origin groups, non-Hispanic Asian adults (7.8%) were the least likely to be uninsured followed by non-Hispanic White (9.7%), non-Hispanic Black (14.6%), and Hispanic adults (30.4%). Among the non-Hispanic Asian subgroups shown, adults of Korean (14.3%) Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Met the 2018 Federal Physical Activity Guidelines for Both Muscle-Strengthening and Aerobic Physical Activity, by Urbanization Level — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020

In 2020, 25.3% of adults aged ≥18 years met the 2018 federal physical activity guidelines for both muscle-strengthening and aerobic physical activity. The percentage meeting both guidelines was highest in adults living in large central metropolitan (28.0%) and large fringe metropolitan areas (27.6%), followed by those living in medium and small metropolitan areas (23.4%) and Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Motor Vehicle Traffic Injury, by Race and Hispanic Origin — United States, 2019 and 2020

Age-adjusted death rates for motor vehicle traffic injury increased from 11.1 per 100,000 population in 2019 to 12.0 in 2020. The rates increased from 10.3 to 11.3 for Hispanic persons, from 14.5 to 18.3 for non-Hispanic Black persons, and from 11.2 to 11.6 for non-Hispanic White persons. The changes in rates among other groups were Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Uninsured Adults Aged 18–64 Years, by Race and Selected Hispanic Origin Subgroup — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019−2020

During 2019–2020, the percentage of U.S. adults aged 18–64 years who were uninsured was 14.4%. Among all race and Hispanic origin subgroups, those most likely to be uninsured were Hispanic adults (30.4%) followed by non-Hispanic Black (14.6%), non-Hispanic White (9.7%), and non-Hispanic Asian (7.8%) adults. Among the Hispanic origin subgroups included, those most likely to Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage Distribution of Heat-Related Deaths by Age Group — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2018–2020

During 2018–2020, a total of 3,066 heat-related deaths occurred. The highest percentage of heat-related deaths occurred among persons aged 55–64 years (19%), and the lowest percentage occurred among those aged 5–14 years (1%). Among those aged 5–14 through aged 55–64 years, the percentage of heat-related deaths increased with age, then decreased through those aged ≥85 Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Diagnosed Heart Disease, by Urbanization Level and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020

In 2020, 6.3% percent of adults aged ≥18 years had diagnosed heart disease. The prevalence of heart disease among adults aged ≥18 years was higher among those living in nonmetropolitan areas (8.8%) compared with those living in metropolitan areas (5.8%). Prevalence increased with age from 0.9% among adults aged 18–44 years to 5.9% among those Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage Distribution of Deaths Involving Injuries from Recreational and Nonrecreational Use of Watercraft, by Month — United States, 2018–2020

During 2018–2020, 1,508 deaths occurred involving injuries from recreational and nonrecreational use of watercraft. The percentage of deaths each month ranged from 3.0% in December to 16.6% in July. Most deaths (68.6%) occurred during May–September. Source: National Vital Statistics System, Mortality Data. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/deaths.htm https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/wr/mm7121a5.htm Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Felt That Crime Makes It Unsafe to Walk, by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020

In 2020, 11.0% of adults aged ≥18 years felt that crime made it unsafe for them to walk. Percentages were lower for men (8.9%) than for women (13.0%). Men were less likely than women to feel unsafe walking because of crime in all age groups (18–24 years: 9.3% of men compared with 17.1% of women; Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Suicides and Homicides Involving a Firearm Among Persons Aged ≥10 Years, by Age Group — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2020

In 2020, among persons aged ≥10 years, the percentage of suicide deaths that involved a firearm was lowest among those aged 25–44 years (45.1%) and highest among those aged ≥65 years (70.8%). The percentage of homicide deaths that involved a firearm decreased with age, from 91.6% among those aged 10–24 years to 46.0% among those Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Met the Federal Guidelines for Muscle-Strengthening Physical Activity, by Age Group and Sex — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020

In 2020, 35.2% of men and 26.9% of women aged ≥18 years met the federal guideline for muscle-strengthening physical activity. The percentage of men who met the muscle-strengthening guideline decreased with age from 44.5% for those aged 18–44 years, to 29.9% for those aged 45–64 years, and to 22.0% for those aged ≥65 years. The Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Currently Employed Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Had Paid Sick Leave Benefits at Last Week’s Job or Business, by Region — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019 and 2020

The percentage of currently employed adults who had access to paid sick leave increased from 62.1% in 2019 to 66.5% in 2020. During this period, increases were noted among all regions of the country (Northeast: from 65.6% to 69.8%, Midwest: from 60.1% to 64.5%, South: from 59.1% to 63.5%, and West: from 65.8% to 70.3%). Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–64 Years Who Had a Dental Visit in the Past 12 Months, by Dental Insurance and Year — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019–2020

The percentage of adults aged 18−64 years who had a dental visit during the past 12 months decreased from 65.5% in 2019 to 62.7% in 2020. From 2019 to 2020, the percentage of adults aged 18−64 years who had a dental visit during the past 12 months decreased for those with dental insurance (75.0% to Read More >

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QuickStats: Rate of Deaths Attributed to Unintentional Injury from Fire or Flames, by Sex and Urban-Rural Status — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2020

In 2020, the death rate attributed to unintentional injury from fire or flames was higher in rural areas than in urban areas for females and males. The rate for females was 1.4 per 100,000 in rural areas and 0.6 in urban areas. The rate for males was 2.4 per 100,000 in rural areas and 0.9 Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Office-Based Physicians Who Had Telephone or Internet/Email Consults with Patients — National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2018 and 2020

The percentage of office-based physicians who reported having telephone consults with patients during their last normal week of practice increased from 35.8% in 2018 to 57.4% in 2020. The percentage who reported having Internet/email consults with patients also increased from 13.9% in 2018 to 26.8% in 2020. In both years, physicians were more likely to Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older Who Have Difficulty Hearing Even When Using a Hearing Aid, by Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020

In 2020, 12.3% of adults aged ≥18 years had some difficulty hearing even when using a hearing aid and 1.5% had a lot of difficulty or could not hear at all. The percentage of adults who had some difficulty hearing increased with age, from 6.0% among those aged 18–44 years, to 12.6% among those aged Read More >

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QuickStats: Rate of Unintentional Traumatic Brain Injury–Related Deaths Among Persons Aged ≤19 Years, by Age Group and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2018–2020

During 2018–2020, death rates for unintentional traumatic brain injury among persons aged ≤19 years were higher for males than for females in each age group. Rates were highest for males (6.1 per 100,000) and females (2.9) among persons aged 15–19 years. Rates were lowest for males and females aged 5–9 years (1.1 and 0.8, respectively) Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Sleep <7 Hours on Average in a 24-Hour Period, by Sex and Age Group

Overall, 28.3% of men and 27.2% of women aged ≥18 years slept <7 hours on average within a 24-hour period. Among persons aged 18–44 years, men (28.8%) were more likely to sleep <7 hours compared with women (25.6%). Among adults aged 45–64 years, the percentage was similar for men (31.1%) and women (30.7%). However, among Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Kidney Disease, by Age Group and Sex — National Health Interview Survey, United States, July–December 2020

During July–December 2020, 3.1% of adults aged ≥18 years had kidney disease. The prevalence of kidney disease increased with age, from 1.1% among adults aged 18–44 years to 3.1% among those aged 45–64 years and to 7.1% among those aged ≥65 years. Among adults aged ≥65 years, a higher percentage of men had kidney disease Read More >

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