Prevention Status Reports
The Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) highlight—for all 50 states and the District of Columbia—the status of public health policies and practices designed to prevent or reduce the following important public health problems:
Health Topics Covered by the PSRs
Excessive alcohol use is responsible for 88,000 US deaths each year.
Each year, about 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne illness.
Each year, 1 in 20 hospital patients gets a healthcare-associated infection.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.
About 1 in 6 persons with HIV don't know they are infected.
Motor vehicle crashes cause about 32,000 US deaths and 2.6 million injuries a year.
More than one-third of US adults and 17% of children are obese.
Deaths involving opioid painkillers have more than quadrupled since 1999.
Each year in the United States, 750,000 teens become pregnant.
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.
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