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Daily Archives: October 18, 2013

The State of Homelessness In America 2013

Point-in-Time estimates of homelessness “Each January, communities across the United States—organized in Continuums of Care (CoCs)—conduct comprehensive point-in-time counts of families and individuals experiencing homelessness. Using local electronic administrative records, communities collect information about people sleeping in emergency shelters and transitional housing on a given night. In addition, outreach workers and volunteers conduct a census… Continue Reading

Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2012

Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2012 “Since 1953, in cooperation with state and local health departments, the United States national tuberculosis program has collected information on each newly reported case of tuberculosis (TB) disease in the United States. Currently, each individual TB case report (Report of Verified Case of Tuberculosis or RVCT) is submitted… Continue Reading

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults: United States, 2011–2012

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults: United States, 2011–2012: Cynthia L. Ogden, Ph.D.; Margaret D. Carroll, M.S.P.H.; Brian K. Kit, M.D., M.P.H.; Katherine M. Flegal, Ph.d “Key findings – Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011–2012 More than one-third (34.9%) of adults were obese in 2011–2012. In 2011–2012, the prevalence of obesity was… Continue Reading