viernes, 21 de febrero de 2014

CDC - Prevention Status Reports (PSR) - STLT Gateway

CDC - Prevention Status Reports (PSR) - STLT Gateway

Prevention Status Reports

The Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) highlight—for all 50 states and the District of Columbia—the status of public health policies and practices designed to prevent or reduce important public health problems.

Health Topics Covered by the PSRs

Excessive Alcohol Use
Excessive alcohol use is responsible for 88,000 US deaths each year.
Food Safety
Each year, about 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne illness.
Healthcare-Associated Infections
Each year, 1 in 20 hospital patients gets a healthcare-associated infection.
Heart Disease and Stroke
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.
About 1 in 6 persons with HIV don't know they are infected.
Motor Vehicle Injuries
Motor vehicle crashes cause about 32,000 US deaths and 2.6 million injuries a year.
Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
More than one-third of US adults and 17% of children are obese.
Prescription Drug Overdose
Deaths involving opioid painkillers have more than quadrupled since 1999.
Teen Pregnancy
Each year in the United States, 750,000 teens become pregnant.
Tobacco Use
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.

Prevention Status Reports. Learn more…
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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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