Monday, February 25, 2008

National Center for Health Statistics Data Briefs

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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