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OBJECTIVES This report presents health statistics from the 2001 National Health Interview Survey for the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States, classified by age, sex, race and Hispanic or Latino origin, family income, poverty status, education, place of residence, region of residence, and, where appropriate, health insurance(More)
OBJECTIVE This report compares national estimates for selected health status indicators, health behaviors, health care utilization, health conditions, immunizations, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing status for American Indian or Alaska Native (AIAN) adults with those for white, black, Asian, and Hispanic adults aged 18 years and over. (More)
OBJECTIVE This report presents estimates for underweight, healthy weight, overweight, and obesity for U.S. adults aged 18 years and over. Based on self-reported height and weight, data are shown for selected population subgroups for both sexes and for men and women separately. METHODS Body weight status of U.S. adults was estimated using data from the(More)
Objective—This report presents selected prevalence estimates for alcohol use among U.S. adults, using data from the 1997–98 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Methods—Data for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population were collected using computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI). A total of 68,556 interviews were completed by sample adults(More)
This report shows that among dentate adults aged 18–64 there are differences in oral health status and oral health care utilization among current smokers, former smokers, and never smokers. Overall, current smokers had a poorer oral health status and more oral health problems than either former smokers or never smokers. Current smokers were also more likely(More)
OBJECTIVES This report presents statistics from the 2008 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) on selected measures of oral health status and oral health care access for adults aged 18-64. Estimates are presented by sex, age, race and ethnicity, nativity, education, poverty status, health and dental insurance status, region, place of residence, dentition(More)
Objective—This report compares national estimates for selected health status indicators, health behaviors, health care utilization, and health conditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIAN) with those of white, black, and Asian non-AIAN adults 18 years of age and over. Methods—The estimates in this report were derived from the Family Core and the(More)
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