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Health of White non-Hispanic Population

Data are for the U.S.

Population

  • Number of non-Hispanic white residents (all ages): 200.7 million (2012)

Source: Health, United States, 2013, table 1 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

Live births

  • Number of births: 2,134,044
  • Births per 1,000 women 15-44 years: 58.6
  • Percent of births with low birth weight: 7.0%

Source: Births: Final Data for 2012, tables 5, 19 [PDF - 2.2 MB]

Health risk factors: Smoking

  • Percent of non-Hispanic white men 18 years and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 22.0% (2010-2012)
  • Percent of non-Hispanic white women 18 years and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 18.9% (2010-2012)

Source: Health, United States, 2013, table 58 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

Health risk factors: Obesity

  • Percent of non-Hispanic white men 20 years and over who are obese: 34.7% (2009-2012)
  • Percent of non-Hispanic white women 20 years and over who are obese: 33.5% (2009-2012)

Source: Health, United States, 2013, table 69 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

Health risk factors: Hypertension

  • Percent of non-Hispanic white men 20 years and over with hypertension: 33.1% (2009-2012)
  • Percent of non-Hispanic white women 20 years and over with hypertension: 33.7% (2009-2012)

Source: Health, United States, 2013, table 65 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

Health insurance coverage

  • Percent of persons under 65 years without health insurance coverage: 12.7%

Source: Summary Health Statistics for the U.S. Population: National Health Interview Survey, 2012, Appendix III, table XV [PDF - 1 MB]

Mortality

  • Number of deaths: 2,006,319
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 1001.0

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2011, table 2 [PDF - 1.5 MB]

Leading causes of death

  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Chronic lower respiratory disease

Source: Deaths: Leading Causes for 2010, table E [PDF - 4.2 MB]

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