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Geographic unit of data: U.S. State, U.S. national
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Users are able to access data related to a wide range of women’s health issues in the United State of America. The Women’s Health USA website has been produced as an online version of the annual data book, most recently, Women’s Health USA 2012, published by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. Women’s Health USA is a collection of current and historical data on some of the most pressing health challenges facing women, their families, and their communities. Women’s Health USA is an important tool for emphasizing the importance of preventive care, counseling, and education, and for illustrating disparities in the health status of women from all age groups and racial and ethnic backgrounds. Health problems can only be remedied if they are recognized. This data book provides information on a range of indicators that can help us track the health behaviors, risk factors, and health care utilization practices of women and men throughout the United States.
Users are able to download a variety of information on health status, health behaviors, health indicators, reproductive and maternal health, special populations, population characteristics, and health services utilization. Users can download the data in CSV files, pdf, or Gif table files. Detailed webpages showcase three main topics: population’s characteristics, health status, and health services utilization. From these pages users can browse specific topics, graphs, and populations within each section. National data are available from a variety of clearly labeled factors. The dates and origin of the data is clearly marked.