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Publication of Annual Report on the Nation's Health

CDC's National Center for Health Statistics has released Health, United States, 1991 (1) to the President and Congress of the United States. The report examines the health of and health care for the nation and includes a chartbook section on minority health, with detailed racial/ethnic data on major health indicators. The report also provides data on a wide range of health measures.

This volume, the 16th edition, includes the "1991 Prevention Profile," an integral part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's national disease prevention and health promotion initiatives. The Prevention Profile examines the final status of the 1990 health objectives for the nation and highlights several components of the three broad national health objectives for the year 2000.

Health, United States, 1991 is available from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402; telephone (202) 783-3238; stock no. 017-022-01156-5; price $18.00. Tables (175) from the report are available on diskette in spread-sheet format to facilitate additional data analysis. Diskettes are available in the following formats: one 3.5 inch high-density diskette, price: $21.00; two 5.25 inch double-density diskettes, price: $26.00 per set; or one 5.25 inch high-density diskette, price: $15.00.


  1. NCHS. Health, United States, 1991. Hyattsville, Maryland: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, 1992; DHHS publication no. (PHS)92-1232.

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