ERIC Number: ED200566
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Health, United States, 1980, With Prevention Profile.
National Center for Health Statistics (DHEW/PHS), Hyattsville, MD.
The first part of this report consolidates the most current data on health care trends and presents analytical discussions on four interrelated themes: health status and determinants; utilization of health resources; health care resources; and health care expenditures. Detailed tables present statistics showing comparisons over time for such topics as fertility, mortality, inpatient care, health care personnel, and sources and types of payment. A glossary of terms is supplied, and the sources of data are reviewed. The second part of the report, entitled Prevention Profile, contains information on the incidence of, and trends in preventable causes of death and disability in the United States. Articles discuss the physical and economic burdens that could be reduced by disease prevention; successes, failures, and gaps in prevention and control; and tracking future progress in reducing risks. (FG)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Health Statistics (DHEW/PHS), Hyattsville, MD.