Welcome to Quick Health Data Online
Quick Health Data Online is an interactive system that provides reliable and easily accessible health data to help assess needs, develop programs, and inform policies. The system is for anyone looking for US health data and is used by the public health community, policymakers, grant writers, researchers, and students.
The system provides state- and county-level data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and US territories and possessions. Data are available by gender, race and ethnicity and come from a variety of national and state sources. The system is organized into eleven main categories, including demographics, mortality, natality, reproductive health, violence, prevention, disease and mental health. Within each main category, there are numerous subcategories.
March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2013, an effort coordinated by the Office on Women's Health to promote greater awareness of HIV/AIDS, including risk factors, HIV testing and living with HIV, among the female population. Diagnoses of AIDS among females has been rising over time, with females accounting for 7% of AIDS diagnoses among adults and adolescents in 1985 and 25% of AIDS diagnoses among adults and adolescents in 2010. In 2010, the rate of newly diagnosed cases of AIDS among adult and adolescent females was over 4 times higher for Hispanic females and over 22 times higher for Black females as compared to White females. Females accounted for 10% of deaths due to HIV in 1987 and 28% of deaths due to HIV in 2009, and nearly 300,000 women in the United States were estimated to be living with HIV in 2008.
Quick Health Data Online provides data for men and women as well as details on race and ethnicity to enable comparisons between different population groups. Data can be used to generate tables such as these, which present the
1National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, About National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, available online at the Office on Women's Health website:.
2HIV Surveillance in Women Slide Set, Slide Number 10, available online at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance website:- Slide 10.
3HIV Surveillance in Women Slide Set, Slide Number 13, available online at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance website:- Slide 13.
4HIV Mortality (through 2009) Slide Set, Slide Number 7, available online at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance website:- Slide 7.
5Page 692 of: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HIV Surveillance --- United States, 1981-2008. MMWR 2011; 60(21): 689-693. Available online at:- Page 692.
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