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Health, United States, 2015 - Getting Started

The complete report [PDF - 14 MB] with interactive links is designed to provide easy access to the wealth of data contained in Health, United States. Interactive links, highlighted in red for links to outside websites and blue for links within the pdf, enable users to easily navigate from the Table of Contents or Highlights to tables, and then to information and resources in the Appendixes. Each chartbook figure and trend table includes a link to the Adobe PDF and Excel spreadsheet version of the table. In the spreadsheet version data users can perform custom analyses, create graphs, and export results to presentation software. In addition, chartbook figures are linked to PowerPoint charts.

Hints for getting started with the complete report pdf:

Click on any entry in the Table of Contents to open that section of the report. For example, click on "List of Chartbook Figures" to open a comprehensive list of chartbook figure titles and similarly click on "List of Trend Tables" to open a list of table titles. Clicking on a chartbook figure title or trend table title opens the selected figure or table. Lists of figure or table titles can be keyword searched using the Adobe search function (binoculars icon on the Adobe toolbar).

Hints for navigating a pdf file:

Bookmarks in the left-hand column of the pdf identify the major headings of the report.

Hints for using files from the FTP server:

Some users will see an FTP log on screen:
Log on as "anonymous", leave the password blank, and click "ok".

Users with Internet Explorer may experience difficulties in directly accessing links to Excel files on the FTP server. If you encounter these issues, right click on the Excel link and save the file to your desktop before opening.