National Center for Health Statistics


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National Center for Health Statistics

 (NCHS)
an organizational component of the centers for disease control and prevention, charged with providing statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people.

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

an organizational component of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, charged with providing statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people.

National Center for Health Statistics

(NCHS) (nashŏ-năl sentĕr helth stă-tistiks)
Part of the Center for Disease Control that gathers and publishes statistical information about the health of the citizens of the U.S.

National Center for Health Statistics

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NCHS

A branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that gathers and analyzes a broad array of data about the health of Americans.
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Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics.
The National Center for Health Statistics has reported 101 deaths from anorexia in 1983, and 67 in 1988.
But it's not rare among young women and kids, say researchers at the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Maryland.
According to The National Center for Health Statistics, infertility for women between 15 and 44 has actually decreased since 1976.
Although information on the frequency of visits to physicians and on the numbers of office visits per year categorized by patients' age and gender are not available for individual states, national and regional rates are available from a national survey of ambulatory care conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics.
Presenters from the National Center for Health Statistics will provide information about the health insurance coverage statistics from the National Health Interview Survey.
Since the creation of CHIP in 1997, the percentage of children ages 17 and younger with health insurance has increased from 86 percent to 93 percent, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and AcademyHealth are seeking applicants for their 2012 Health Policy Fellowship.
After all, overall accidental firearms deaths have been steadily decreasing and are a very minor proportion of all accidental deaths, according to official figures from the National Safety Council and National Center for Health Statistics.
Birth rates increased nationwide in 2004 over the previous year, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
Parker of the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md.
Prenatal care and Pap smears are on the rise, according to the latest statistics from "Health United States 2003; a report from the National Center for Health Statistics.

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