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Users can quickly get statistics on a variety of health topics, including: accidents, mortality, childbirth, anemia, drug use and marriage. FastStats is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and provides quick statistics on a variety of public health topics.
From an alphabetical list, users can click on a specific topic of interest and have access to the basic statistics. From there, users can click on the source of the statistic to get more information. Users can also view state and territorial data. Each data source and its year are clearly identified. For most topics, the most recent data is from 2009, but data varies by topic. Site was last updated in March-2009.