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QuickStats: Percentage of Men and Women Aged 25–49 Years Who Spent at Least One Night in the Past 12 Months at an Alternate Location Because They Did Not Have a Permanent Place To Stay, by Type of Location

Among adults aged 25–49 years, a higher percentage of men (4.1%) than women (2.3%) stayed at least overnight in a shelter or car or outdoors in the past 12 months because they did not have a permanent place to stay. A higher percentage of men (6.4%) than women (4.1%) stayed at least overnight with a Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Diagnosed Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, by Urbanization Level and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019

In 2019, the percentage of adults aged 18 years or older with diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was higher among those living in nonmetropolitan areas (8.0%) than among those living in metropolitan areas (4.0%). Percentages were higher in nonmetropolitan areas for adults aged 45–64 years (10.0% versus 4.8%) and aged 65 years or older Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Who Did Not Get Needed Dental Care Because of Cost in the Past 12 Months, by Age Group and Sex — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019

In 2019, among adults aged ≥18 years, women (19.2%) were more likely than men (15.6%) not to get needed dental care because of cost in the past 12 months. The difference by sex was seen for all age groups: 17.7% versus 13.1% among adults aged 18-29 years, 21.5% versus 16.7% among those aged 30–44 years, Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥50 Years Who Ever Received a Shingles Vaccination, by Race and Hispanic Origin and Sex — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019

In 2019, 26.1% of adults aged ≥50 years had ever received a shingles vaccination. Non-Hispanic White adults (29.3%) were more likely than non-Hispanic Asian (22.9%), non-Hispanic Black (17.9%), and Hispanic (15.1%) adults to have ever received a shingles vaccination. Overall, women (27.5%) were more likely than men (24.5%) to be vaccinated, and this pattern was Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Children† Aged 2–17 Years Who Wear Glasses or Contact Lenses, by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019

In 2019, 25.3% of children aged 2–17 years wore glasses or contact lenses, and the percentage increased with age among both boys and girls. Among boys, 3% wore glasses among those aged 2–5 years, 20.0% among those aged 6–11 years, and 35.3% among those aged 12–17 years. Among girls, the corresponding percentages are 3.1, 26.4, Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Who Are Very Worried About Ability to Pay Medical Bills if They Get Sick or Have an Accident, by Home Ownership and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019

In 2019, 22.6% of renters were very worried about their ability to pay their medical bills if they get sick or have an accident, compared with 13.4% of homeowners. For each age group, renters were more likely than homeowners to be very worried about paying their medical bills: 20.0% compared with 12.9% among those aged Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–26 Years Who Ever Received a Human Papillomavirus Vaccine, by Race and Hispanic Origin§ and Sex

Overall, in 2019, 47.0% of adults aged 18–26 years had ever received an HPV vaccination. Non-Hispanic White adults (49.7%) were more likely than Hispanic adults (40.6%) to have ever received an HPV vaccination; differences between non-Hispanic Black adults (45.8%) and the other two groups were not statistically significant. Overall, women were more likely than men Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 50 Years or Older with Osteoporosis, by Race and Hispanic Origin — United States, 2017–2018

During 2017–2018, the age-adjusted prevalence of osteoporosis among adults aged 50 years or older was 12.6%. A lower percentage of non-Hispanic Black adults (6.8%) had osteoporosis compared with non-Hispanic White adults (12.9%), non-Hispanic Asian adults (18.4%), and Hispanic adults (14.7%). The observed differences among non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Asian, and Hispanic adults did not reach statistical Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 or Older with Diagnosed Diabetes by Urbanization Level and Age Group

In 2019, the percentage of adults aged 18 years or older with diagnosed diabetes was higher among those living in nonmetropolitan areas (12.4%) than among those living in metropolitan areas (8.9%). Percentages of adults with diagnosed diabetes were higher in nonmetropolitan than metropolitan areas for those aged 18–44 years (3.5% versus 2.3%) and 45–64 years Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older with Arthritis, by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019

In 2019, among adults aged 18 years or older, prevalence of arthritis (including rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, and fibromyalgia) increased with age among both men and women. For men, prevalence increased from 5.8% among those aged 18–44 years to 22.3% among those aged 45–64 years, 40.1% among those aged 65–74 years, and 44.7% among those Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Alzheimer Disease Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years, by Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999–2019

The age-adjusted death rate for Alzheimer disease increased from 128.8 per 100,000 in 1999 to 233.8 in 2019. The trend for the total population and for men and women alternated between periods of general increase and periods of stability. Rates were stable from 2016 to 2019, and in 2019 were 263.0 for women and 186.3 Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 25–64 Years Who Are Very Worried About Their Ability to Pay Medical Bills if They Get Sick or Have an Accident, by Sex and Veteran Status

In 2019, among adults aged 25–64 years, veterans (11.5%) were less likely than nonveterans (20.1%) to be very worried about their ability to pay their medical bills if they get sick or have an accident. This pattern was found for both men and women, with veterans less likely than nonveterans to be very worried about Read More >

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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Influenza and Pneumonia, by Urbanization Level and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019

In 2019, age-adjusted death rates for influenza and pneumonia were higher among males (14.4 per 100,000) than females (10.7) and among those who lived in rural counties (15.3) compared with those who lived in urban counties (11.7). Among males, the age-adjusted death rate for influenza and pneumonia was 17.4 in rural counties and 13.9 in Read More >

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QuickStats: Rates of Firearm-Related Deaths Among Persons Aged 15 Years or Older, by Selected Intent and Age Group

Among persons aged 15 years or older, for all firearm-related deaths (all intents), rates were highest among those aged 15–24 years (17.4 per 100,000). For deaths involving firearm-related suicides, rates increased with age, from 6.6 among persons aged 15–24 years to 11.8 among those aged 65 years or older. A different pattern was found for Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults in Fair or Poor Health, by Age Group and Race and Ethnicity

In 2019, the percentage of adults in fair or poor health increased by age (7.8% for those aged 18–39 years, 17.2% for those 40–64 years, and 25.1% for those ≥65 years) and for each racial/ethnic group shown. Hispanic and non-Hispanic Black adults were most likely to be in fair or poor health in each age Read More >

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QuickStats: Motor-Vehicle–Traffic Death Rates Among Persons Aged 15–24 Years and ≥25 Years — United States, 2000–2019

From 2000 to 2006, rates of death caused by motor-vehicle–traffic injuries among persons aged 15–24 years and ≥25 years did not change significantly. From 2006 to 2010, motor-vehicle–traffic death rates per 100,000 population declined among those aged 15–24 years, from 25.1 (2006) to 16.1 (2010), and among those aged ≥25 years, from 15.9 (2006) to Read More >

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QuickStats: Death Rates Attributed to Excessive Cold or Hypothermia† Among Persons Aged15 Years or older, by Urban-Rural Status and Age Group

In 2019, among persons aged 15 years or older, death rates attributed to excessive cold or hypothermia were higher in rural areas than in urban areas across every age group. Crude rates were lowest among those aged 15–34 years at 0.2 and 0.5 per 100,000 population in urban and rural areas, respectively. Rates increased with Read More >

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QuickStats: Trends in Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Nonsmoking Adults, by Race† and Hispanic Origin — National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 2009–2018

The percentage of nonsmoking adults exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS) declined from 27.7% in 2009–2010 to 20.7% in 2017–2018. During this period, decreasing trends in the percentage of persons with SHS exposure also were observed for nonsmoking non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Black, and Hispanic adults. There was no significant decline in the percentage of persons with Read More >

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QuickStats: Death Rates for Motor-Vehicle–Traffic Injuries, Suicide, and Homicide Among Adolescents and Young Adults Aged 15–24 Years — United States, 1999–2019

Mortality rates for adolescents and young adults aged 15–24 years for deaths from motor-vehicle–traffic injury, suicide, and homicide remained relatively stable during 1999–2006 and then exhibited different patterns through 2019. In 1999, the rate for motor-vehicle–traffic deaths was 25.6 per 100,000 population and declined to 13.7 in 2019. The suicide rate was 10.1 in 1999 Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Women Who Have Ever Used Emergency Contraception† Among Women Aged 22–49 Years Who Have Ever Had Sexual Intercourse, by Education

Among women aged 22–49 years who have ever had sexual intercourse, 24.3% have ever used emergency contraception. The percentage of women who have ever used emergency contraception increased with education level, from 12.6% among women without a high school diploma or GED to 27.9% among women with a bachelor’s degree or higher. Source: National Survey of Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Women Aged 22–44 Years Who Have Ever Cohabited with an Opposite-Sex Partner by Education

Among women aged 22–44 years, during 2015–2019, 67.3% had ever cohabited with an opposite-sex partner compared with 62.5% during 2006–2010. Among women with a high school diploma, GED, or less education, the percentages of those who had ever cohabited with an opposite-sex partner were similar (72.6%) across the two periods; the percentage of women with Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 20 Years or Older Who Had Taken Any Dietary Supplement† in the Past 30 Days, by Sex and Family Income

During 2017–2018, 57.6% of adults aged ≥20 years had taken a dietary supplement within the past 30 days. The percentage increased with family income: 44.9% among those with family incomes <130% of the FPL, 56.2% among those with family incomes 130%–349% of the federal poverty level (FPL), and 65.7% among those with family incomes ≥350% Read More >

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QuickStats: Rate of Emergency Department (ED) Visits by Homeless Status and Geographic Region§ — National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2015–2018

  During 2015–2018, there were annual averages of 42 ED visits per 100 total population, 42 ED visits per 100 nonhomeless persons, and 203 ED visits per 100 homeless persons. Within each region, the rate of ED visits among homeless persons was higher than the rate for nonhomeless persons. The rates of visits for nonhomeless Read More >

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QuickStats: Percentage of Emergency Department (ED) Visits Made by Adults with Influenza and Pneumonia That Resulted in Hospital Admission, by Age Group

During 2017–2018, 37.2% of ED visits for influenza and pneumonia by adults aged 18 years or older resulted in a hospital admission. The percentage increased with age from 14.4% for adults aged 18–54 years to 46.9% for adults aged 55–74 years and 69.7% for adults aged 75 years or older. Source: National Center for Health Statistics. Read More >

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QuickStats: Death Rates from Septicemia Among Persons Aged ≥65 Years, by Age Group — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2000–2018

During 2000–2018, the death rate from septicemia among persons aged 65 years or older generally decreased from 70.8 to 58.7 deaths per 100,000 population. The death rate was lower in 2018 than in 2000 among persons aged 75–84 years (80.4 compared with 69.4) and among persons aged 85 years or older (215.7 compared with 167.4). Read More >

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