Health and Poverty
Health, United States from the CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes the statistical annual Health, United States.   

This yearbook presents national trends in health statistics, including a chartbook that assesses the nation’s health.  Each edition typically includes a special feature with in-depth data on a specific topic such as emergency care or prescription drugs. 

A number of tables in this lengthy report present data by poverty status for topics including 

  • Access and utilization of health care
  • Disability
  • Health insurance
  • Health status and risk factors,
  • Nutrition
  • Preventive care

Frequency and Timespan: Annual publication produced since 1975; 2010 edition includes trend data with some tables covering he 1980s to the present

Geographic Level of Coverage: National

Publication and tables are available online

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health, Unted States, 2013. (Web Site) Accessed 7/9/2014