Details the state of health care quality and disparities in the United States. The report identifies improvements in HIV and colon cancer care, nursing home care, and medication prescribing to older adults. It notes that the numbers of people covered by health insurance and those who have a usual source of health care have increased significantly. The report also indicates that there is more to do to address disparities in care, substance abuse, and mental health issues.
Visualize data and locate information critical to understanding minority health, health disparities, and their determinants. Data are collected from public health surveillance systems by using either their published reports or public use files.
A catalog of recommended standard measures of phenotypes and environmental exposures for use in biomedical research. This includes common data elements for tobacco regulatory research, substance abuse and addiction, mental health research, sickle cell disease research, and social determinants of health.
Reports and publications from the Surgeon General covering a range of topics including substance abuse, tobacco, suicide prevention, disease prevention, mental health, violence, oral health, physical activity and nutrition, skin cancer, breastfeeding, healthy homes, prevention of pre-term birth, and health literacy.