Health, United States 2012, With Special Feature on Emergency Care

Health, United States 2012, With Special Feature on Emergency Care
Title:
Health, United States 2012, With Special Feature on Emergency Care
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GPO Stock Number:
017-022-01620-6
ISBN:
9780160919145
Description

36th in the annual Health, United States series on the health status of the Nation and presenting an overview of national trends in health statistics,  Health, United States, 2012: With Special Feature on Emergency Care is the official report for 2012 by the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) DHHS Publication No. 2013-1232. Each report includes an executive summary, highlights, a chartbook, trend tables, extensive appendices, and an index.

The Chartbook assesses the Nation's health by presenting trends and current information on selected measures of morbidity, mortality, health care utilization, health risk factors, prevention, health insurance, and personal health care expenditures. This year's Chartbook includes a Special Feature on Emergency Care.

The report also contains 134 Trend Tables organized around four major subject areas:

  1. health status and determinants,
  2. health care utilization,
  3. health care resources, and
  4. health care expenditures.

This special feature explores emergency care in the United States by examining who uses the emergency department, reasons for visiting the emergency department, what type of services are provided there, and costs associated with emergency care.  This 2012 edition of Health, United States, contains 29 charts, including 10 charts dedicated to this year's Special Feature on Emergency Care.

 

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Preface ....................................... iii
Acknowledgments.............................. vi
List of Chartbook Figures......................... xiii
List of Trend Tables.............................. xiv
At a Glance Table and Highlights
At a Glance Table ............................... 2
Highlights..................................... 4
Special Feature on Emergency Care .............. 4
Life Expectancy and Mortality................... 4
Fertility and Natality........................... 4
Health Risk Factors............................ 4
Measures of Health and Disease Prevalence........ 5
HealthCare Utilization......................... 5
Unmet Need for Medical Care, Prescription Drugs, and Dental Care Due to Cost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Health Care Resources......................... 6
Health Care  Expenditures and Payers............. 6
Health Insurance Coverage ..................... 6

Chartbook With Special Feature on Emergency Care

Mortality...................................... 8
Life Expectancy at Birth ........................ 8
Infant Mortality .............................. 8
Selected Causes of Death ...................... 9
Motor Vehicle-related Death Rates............... 9
Natality ...................................... 10
Teenage Childbearing ......................... 10
Morbidity ..................................... 10
Heart Disease Prevalence ...................... 10
Disability Measures ............................. 11
Basic Actions Difficulty and Complex Activity Limitation.................................. 11
Health Risk Factors.............................. 11
Current Cigarette Smoking ..................... 11
Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure ............... 12
Obesity Among Children ...................... 12
Overweight and Obesity Among Adults........... 13
Prevention .................................... 13
Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination ......... 13
Colorectal Tests or Procedures................... 14
Health Insurance ............................... 14
Coverage Among Adults Aged 18–64............. 14
CoverageAmong Adults Aged 19–25............. 15
Utilization and Access ........................... 15
Prescription Drug Use ......................... 15
Primary Care Generalist and Specialty Care Physician Office Visits......... 16
Delay or Nonreceipt  of Needed MedicalCare or
Prescription Drugs Due to Cost ................ 16
Personal Health Care Expenditures................. 17
Major Source of Funds......................... 17
Special Feature on Emergency Care ............... 20
Introduction................................. 20
Emergency Department Use, by Age ............. 22
Emergency Department Use, by Insurance Coverage ...................... 23
Triage of Visits................................ 24
Reason forVisit .............................. 25
Injury....................................... 26
Wait Time to See a Physician .................... 27
Imaging .................................... 28
Discharge Status of Emergency Department Visits........................... 29
Drugs Prescribed at Discharge From the Emergency Department ............. 30
Expenses per  Emergency Department Visit ........ 31
Data Tablesfor Special Feature: Figures 20–29...... 32
Technica lNotes ................................ 42

Trend Tables
Health Status and Determinants................... 45
Population .................................. 45
Fertility and Natality........................... 50
Mortality.................................... 66
Determinants and Measures of Health............ 138
Utilization of Health Resources.................... 231
Ambulatory Care ............................. 231
Inpatient Care................................ 287

HealthCare Resources........................... 308
Personnel ................................... 308
Facilities .................................... 314
HealthCare Expenditures and Payers............... 320
National Health Expenditures................... 320
HealthCare Coverage and Major Federal Programs .................................. 342
State Health Expenditures and Health Insurance.... 366
Appendixes
Appendix Contents ............................. 373
Appendix I.Data Sources ........................ 377
Appendix II.Definitions and Methods .............. 421
Appendix III.Additional Data Years Available......... 474
Index......................................... 479

Audience

Governmental and civilian agencies, and community programs, involved with health and healthcare, health teachers and any other members of the general public interested in the nation's health would find this an excellent resource.

Product Details

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Publisher:
Health and Human Services Dept., National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Key Phrases:
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Health Riusk Factors
  • Health Insurance
  • Disease Prevention
  • Health Statistics
  • Charts
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Record Creation Date:
06/21/2013
Last Status Update:
01/28/2019
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