National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Data Briefs
Data briefs are statistical publications that provide information about current public health topics. Each report takes a complex data subject and summarizes it into text and graphics that provide readers with easily comprehensible information in a compact publication. So far, four have been published:
No. 1. Obesity Among Adults in the United States—No Statistically Significant Change Since 2003–2004. 8 pp. November 2007.
No. 2. High Serum Total Cholesterol—An Indicator for Monitoring Cholesterol Lowering Efforts: U.S. Adults, 2005–2006.
No. 3. Hypertension Awareness, Treatment, and Control—Continued Disparities in Adults: United States, 2005–2006.
No. 4. HIV Infection in the United States Household Population Aged 18–49 Years: Results from 1999–2006.
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