National Health Statistics ReportsNotice: Effective January 2008 the title, National Health Statistics Reports (NHSR), replaces Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics (AD). NHSRs will be numbered sequentially beginning with 1. The last AD report number is 395.
These reports provide annual data summaries, present analyses of health topics, or present new information on methods or measurement issues.
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No. 53. Health Characteristics of Medicare Traditional Fee-for-Service and Medicare Advantage Enrollees: 1999–2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Linked to 2007 Medicare Data. 13 pp. (PHS) 2012-1250 . May 3, 2012. [PDF - 178 KB]