miércoles, 30 de noviembre de 2016

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Matters for Women[TM] E-Newsletter Update

Health Matters for Women newsletter from the CDC - US Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Effects of Maternal Age and Age-Specific Preterm Birth Rates on Overall Preterm Birth Rates — United States, 2007 and 2014
In this report, CDC used birth data to assess the relative contributions of changes in the maternal age distribution and in age-specific preterm birth rates to the overall decrease in preterm birth rates. The preterm birth rate declined in all age groups.
National Prematurity Awareness Month: Celebrating Successes and Taking Action
About 1 in 10 babies are born preterm, or before completing the normal 37 to 40 weeks of pregnancy. These babies miss out on the important growth and development that happens in the final weeks.
Abortion Surveillance — United States, 2013
This reports examines 2013 data that was received from 49 reporting areas. For trend analysis, abortion data were evaluated from 47 areas that reported data every year during 2004–2013.
Health Insurance Marketplace and Women 
The Marketplace is now open for 2017! Get helpful tips to enroll in a health plan, get the preventive services you need, and navigate the health system to stay healthy.
Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2015
CDC assessed the most recent national estimates of cigarette smoking prevalence among adults aged ≥18 years using data from the 2015 National Health Interview Survey. The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 to 15.1% in 2015, and the proportion of daily smokers declined from 16.9% to 11.4%.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month
Learn more about Native American Heritage Month, the health status of this population, and some of the research CDC is doing.
Vital Signs: Disparities in Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality — United States, 2004–2013
Data from the United States Cancer Statistics dataset for 2004–2013 were used to assess incidence and death rates and trends for cancers that can be caused by tobacco use (tobacco-related cancers: oral cavity and pharynx; esophagus; stomach; colon and rectum; liver; pancreas; larynx; lung, bronchus, and trachea; kidney and renal pelvis; urinary bladder; cervix; and acute myeloid leukemia) by sex, age, race, ethnicity, state, county-level poverty and educational attainment, and cancer site.
Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014
CDC analyzed National Vital Statistics System data to provide national and state-specific estimates of potentially preventable deaths among the five leading causes of death in 2014 and compared these estimates with estimates previously published for 2010.
Disparities in the Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes — United States, 1999–2002 and 2011–2014
CDC used data from the National Health Interview Survey for the periods 1999–2002 and 2011–2014 to assess the magnitude of and change in socioeconomic position disparities in the age-standardized prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the overall population and among blacks, whites, and Hispanics.
Teen Birth Rates for Urban and Rural Areas in the United States, 2007–2015
Birth rates for teenagers aged 15–19 declined in urban and rural counties from 2007 through 2015, with the largest declines in large urban counties and the smallest declines in rural counties.
Understanding Barriers to Cervical Cancer Screening in Women With Access to Care, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2014
In this study CDC used the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey to examine nonfinancial barriers to cervical cancer screening among women who reported having insurance and a personal doctor or health care provider.
CDC's VetoViolence Website
Violence is CDC's online source of free violence prevention trainings, tools, and resources. Check out the VetoViolence website to learn how to stop violence—before it happens.

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