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Reports: Health statistics

National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, November 2022, 40 pp.
Twentieth year of reports which measure trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care. State snapshots and past reports are also available on the website.   more info >

Cancer Facts & Figures
American Cancer Society, October 2022, 76 pp.
Annual report that provides basic cancer facts and figures, as well as state-by-state statistics.   more info >

2022 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures
Alzheimer's Association, May 2021, 122 pp.
An annual report on U.S. data related to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. This report includes a summary of current knowledge about Alzheimer's disease, information on prevalence, mortality and lifetime risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and the experiences of primary care physicians related to Alzheimer's and dementia.   more info >

America's Health Rankings: Senior Report 2020
United Health Foundation, May 2020, 140 pp.
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of senior population health on a national and state-by-state basis across 34 measures of senior health. This year's report includes, among other things, information on the risk of social isolation among seniors, and challenges in community and environment measures related to nutrition, exercise, and health.   more info >

North Dakota Fast Facts 2019
North Dakota Department of Health, November 2019, 6 pp.
Summarizes vital statistics for the state, including births, deaths, marriages, and divorces.   more info >

State of American Well-Being: 2017 State and Community Rankings for Incidence of Diabetes
Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, December 2017, 12 pp.
This report, part of the Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being series, examines the incidence of diabetes in 190 communities nationwide and across all 50 states.   more info >

State-Level Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance, 2011-2015: Chartbook and State Fact Sheets
State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), February 2017, 23 pp.
This chartbook uses data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey-Insurance Component (MEPS-IC) to highlight the experiences of private-sector workers with employer-sponsored insurance from 2011 through 2015 at the national level and in individual states.   more info >

Fourth Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota
, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, December 2016, 174 pp.
Provides a detailed look at the status of health, healthcare delivery, and the healthcare workforce across the state of North Dakota.   more info >

America's Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, July 2014, 100 pp.
Detailed report that provides data on young adults, ages 18-24. Includes demographic characteristics, living situation, and overall well-being.   more info >

State indicator report on physical activity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, May 2014, 15 pp.
Includes state-level data about individual behaviors related to physical activity, as well as the presence or absence of physical features and policies that can make being physically active either easy or hard to do.   more info >

North Dakota American Indian Health Profile
North Dakota Department of Health, April 2013, 12 pp.
Presents demographic, vital statistics, and health information for Native American populations in North Dakota using U.S. Census data, birth and death records, and adult behavioral risk data.   more info >

Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-being
U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration, March 2011, 97 pp.
This report provides a statistical picture of women in America in five critical areas: demographic and family changes, education, employment, health, and crime and violence.   more info >

Uninsured children: Who are they and where do they live?
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute, August 2010, 193 pp.
This report uses data from the 2008 American Community Survey (ACS) to provide detailed state estimates of uninsured children, including uninsured rates for children with different demographic, socioeconomic and family characteristics in each state.   more info >

Delayed Childbearing: More Women are Having Their First Child Later in Life
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics, August 2009, 8 pp.
This report compiles statistics on the average age of women having their first child. The age of the mother, both younger and older, plays a strong role in a wide range of birth outcomes.   more info >

Web sites

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
Ranking the health of nearly every county in the nation, this website focuses on specific factors that affect health, such as education and income. The County Health Rankings address what is making people sick or healthy, while the roadmaps show what can be done to create healthier places to live.   more info >

Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
Presents state and national data on children's health. Indicators include: overall health status, asthma, socio-emotional difficulties, preventive health and dental care, early childhood experience, repetition of grade, reading, and attending religious services.   more info >

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