Category: QuickStats

QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Suicide Rates for Males and Females, by Race and Ethnicity — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2000–2020

After increasing from 2000 to 2018, age-adjusted suicide rates for non-Hispanic White males and females declined from 2018 to 2020, from 28.6 per 100,000 to 27.2 for males and from 8.0 to 6.9 for females. Rates for non-Hispanic Black males and Hispanic males were lower than that for non-Hispanic White males over the entire period Read More >

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QuickStats: Death Rates Attributed to Excessive Cold or Hypothermia, by Urbanization Level and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, 2018–2020

During 2018–2020, death rates attributed to excessive cold or hypothermia were generally higher in more rural areas. Among females, the death rate increased from 0.11 per 100,000 for those residing in large central metro areas, to 0.40 for those in noncore (rural) areas. Among males, the death rates were lowest for those residing in large Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Children and Adolescents Aged 5–17 Years Who Reported Being Tired Most Days or Every Day, by Age Group and Hours of Screen Time

In 2020, 3.5% of children aged 5–11 years and 10.9% of adolescents aged 12–17 years reported being tired on most days or every day. Among adolescents aged 12–17, the percentage reporting being tired was higher (12.0%) for those who reported >2 hours of screen time (in addition to that for schoolwork) per weekday than for Read More >

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QuickStats: Rates of Emergency Department Visits Related to Mental Health Disorders Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years, by Disorder Category — National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2017–2019

During 2017–2019, 52.9 ED visits per 1,000 persons were related to a diagnosed mental health disorder (MHD) in the United States per year. Approximately one half of mental health–related visits had a diagnosis of a psychoactive substance use disorder at a rate of 27.1 visits per 1,000 persons per year, followed by an anxiety, stress-related, Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Disability Status and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020

In 2020, 25.7% of adults aged ≥18 years with disability had diagnosed diabetes compared with 7.7% of those without disability. For each age group, those with disability were more likely to have diabetes: adults aged 18–44 years (8.3% versus 2.2%), 45–64 years (25.3% versus 9.9%), and ≥65 years (34.2% versus 17.8%). Regardless of disability status, Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Children Aged 2–17 Years With >2 Hours of Screen Time Per Weekday, by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020

Overall, 65.7% of boys and 64.6% of girls aged 2–17 years spent >2 hours of screen time per weekday, in addition to screen time spent for schoolwork. Among both boys and girls, the percentage of children who spent >2 hours of screen time increased with increasing age group from 47.5% for those aged 2–5 years Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Received Care at Home From a Friend or Family Member in the Past 12 Months, by Sex and Age Group

During July–December 2020, 10.0% of adults aged ≥18 years received care at home from a friend or family member in the past 12 months. Among both men and women, the percentage of adults who received care in the past 12 months increased with age. Women were more likely than men to receive care among those Read More >

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QuickStats: Distribution of Emergency Department Visits Made by Adults, by Age and Number of Chronic Conditions — United States, 2017–2019

During 2017–2019, 38.5% of adult emergency department visits were made by patients with no chronic conditions, 22.9% made by those with one, 15.3% made by those with two, and 23.3% made by those with three or more chronic conditions. The percentage of adult emergency department visits made by patients with no chronic conditions or one Read More >

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QuickStats: Distribution of Hours per Day That Office-Based Primary Care and Specialist Care Physicians Spent Outside Normal Office Hours Documenting Clinical Care in Their Medical Record System — United States, 2019

In 2019, 91.0% of office-based physicians spent time outside normal office hours documenting clinical care: 17.0% spent <1 hour, 41.4% spent 1–2 hours, 24.0% spent >2 hours–4 hours, and 8.6% spent >4 hours per day. The percentage of primary care physicians who spent no hours per day documenting clinical care (5.3%) was lower than the Read More >

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QUICKSTAT: Percentage of Employed Adults Who Needed to Work Closer Than 6 Feet from Other Persons All or Most of the Time at Their Main Job by Occupation

During July–December 2020, 30.7% of all currently employed workers needed to work closer than 6 ft (2 m) from other persons at their job all or most of the time. The four occupations with the highest percentages were health care practitioners and technicians (70.5%), health care support (69.7%), food preparation and serving (58.9%), and personal Read More >

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QuickStats: Rate of Cesarean Delivery, by Maternal Prepregnancy Body Mass Index Category — United States, 2020

In 2020, 31.8% of live births were to women who had a cesarean delivery. The rate of cesarean delivery was lowest for women who were underweight before pregnancy (20.7%); the rate rose steadily as BMI increased to obesity class III (52.3%). One quarter (25.1%) of women of normal weight had a cesarean delivery. Sources: National Vital Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older Who Received an Influenza Vaccination in the Past 12 Months, by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020

During 2020, 43.7% of men and 51.9% of women aged 18 years or older received an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months, and the prevalence increased with age for both sexes. Among men, 32.7% aged 18–44 years, 43.7% aged 45–64 years, and 69.0% aged 65 years or older received an influenza vaccination. Among women, Read More >

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QuickStats: Infant Mortality Rates for Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties by Single Race and Hispanic Origin — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019

In metropolitan counties, infant mortality rates were highest for infants of non-Hispanic Black mothers (10.60 infant deaths per 1,000 live births), followed by infants of non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native (5.95), Hispanic (4.96), non-Hispanic White (4.22), and non-Hispanic Asian (3.34) mothers. In nonmetropolitan counties, the mortality rate was also highest for infants of non-Hispanic Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Rates of Firearm-Related Homicide by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019

In 2019, among males, non-Hispanic Black males had the highest age-adjusted rate of firearm-related homicide at 34.9 per 100,000 population and non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander males had the lowest rate (1.6). Among females, non-Hispanic Black females had the highest rate (4.1) and non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander females had the lowest rate (0.5). Males had higher rates than Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Rates of Firearm-Related Suicide, by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019

In 2019, among males, non-Hispanic White males had the highest age-adjusted rate of firearm-related suicide at 15.8 per 100,000 population, followed by non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaskan Native males (11.2), non-Hispanic Black males (6.9), Hispanic males (4.6), and non-Hispanic Asian or Pacific Islander males (3.2). Among females, non-Hispanic White and non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaskan Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Women Aged 25–44 Years Who Had Ever Used Infertility Services, by Type of Service — National Survey of Family Growth, United States, 2006–2010 and 2015–2019

During 2015–2019, among women aged 25–44 years, 14.3% had ever used any infertility services, down from 16.8% during 2006–2010. The percentage who had ever used medical help to get pregnant declined from 12.5% during 2006–2010 to 10.5% during 2015–2019, but the difference in the percentage ever using medical help to prevent pregnancy loss (6.8% during Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Female Breast Cancer, by State — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019

In 2019, the age-adjusted rate of female breast cancer deaths in the United States was 19.4 per 100,000 population. Jurisdictions in the highest category for breast cancer death rates were DC (24.5), Nevada (23.7), Nebraska (22.4), Kentucky (22.2), Louisiana (22.0), and Mississippi (22.0). Those in the lowest category were North Dakota (14.8), Massachusetts (15.3), Vermont Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Residential Care Communities Engaged in Selected End-of-Life and Bereavement Care Practices — National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, United States, 2018

In 2018, when a resident was dying or died, 82% of Residential Care Communities (RCC) documented residents’ family, religious, or cultural preferences in their care plans, 79.9% discussed residents’ spiritual needs with them, 65.1% publicly honored deceased residents in the RCC, and 59.5% offered bereavement services to staff members and residents. Source: National Study of Long-Term Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Cancer, by Urban-Rural Status and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999–2019

Cancer death rates declined among males and females during 1999–2019 in urban areas from 249.6 per 100,000 to 168.4 for males and from 168.2 to 123.9 for females. Rates also declined in rural areas from 262.4 to 195.6 for males and from 165.4 to 139.2 for females. Throughout the period, cancer death rates were higher Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 20 Years or Older Who Consumed Fruit on a Given Day, by Race and Hispanic Origin — United States, 2015–2018

During 2015–2018, on a given day, 67.3% of adults aged ≥20 years consumed any fruit; 29.7% consumed citrus, melons, or berries; 47.5% consumed other whole fruits; and 30.8% consumed 100% fruit juice. Non-Hispanic Asian (76.5%) and Hispanic adults (72.2%) were more likely to consume any fruit on a given day than non-Hispanic White (66.3%) and Read More >

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QuickStats: Death Rates from Colorectal Cancer by Age Group — United States, 1999–2019

During 1999–2019, deaths per 100,000 persons from colorectal cancer decreased among persons aged 55–64 years (from 33.5 to 24.4), persons aged 65–74 years (from 77.4 to 41.5), and persons aged 75–84 years (from 146.7 to 77.9). The death rate from colorectal cancer among persons aged 45–54 years generally increased from 1999 (11.1) to 2019 (12.0). Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Children and Adolescents Aged 0–17 Years Who Have Experienced a Specified Stressful Life Event, by Type of Event and Poverty Status

In 2019, 20.7% of children and adolescents in families with incomes <200% of the poverty threshold and 12.6% of children and adolescents in families with incomes ≥200% of the poverty threshold had experienced at least one specified stressful life event. Children and adolescents in families with incomes <200% of the poverty threshold were more likely Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 65 Years or Older Who Have a Lot of Difficulty Hearing or Cannot Hear at All Even When Using Hearing Aids by Urbanization Level

In 2019, 4.2% of U.S. adults aged 65 years or older had a lot of difficulty hearing or could not hear at all even when using hearing aids. Percentages were highest in nonmetropolitan areas (6.7%). The differences between percentages in large central (3.2%), large fringe metropolitan (3.2%), and medium and small metropolitan (4.3%) areas were Read More >

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QuickStats: Injury Deaths as a Percentage of Total Deaths, by Age Group — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019

Injuries accounted for the majority of deaths among persons aged 15–39 years, with the highest percentages among those aged 15–19 (76.0%) and 20–24 years (78.2%). The percentage of injury deaths was lowest among those aged <1 year (7.9%), 60–64 years (7.5%), and ≥65 years (3.4%). Source: National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System, Mortality Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older With Fair or Poor Health by Urbanization Level and Age Group

In 2019, the percentage of adults aged 18 years or older reported to be in fair or poor health was higher among those living in nonmetropolitan areas (20.3%) than among those living in metropolitan areas (14.5%). Percentages in fair or poor health were higher in nonmetropolitan areas for those aged 18–39 years (10.9% versus 7.4%) Read More >

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