Epidemiological Briefs

Epidemiological briefs identify risk factors for disease and targets for preventive healthcare and are used to inform policy.

Cardiovascular Disease Data Brief (2021)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a group of disorders involving the heart and blood vessels. CVD is the leading cause of health problems in the United States.

Diabetes Data Brief (2021)
Diabetes is a disease characterized by high blood glucose levels and is a leading cause of health problems in the United States.

E-Cigarette and Vaping Data Brief (2021)
Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes are devices that heat liquids to produce a vapor or aerosol, a mixture of particles in the air. E-cigarettes are known by many different names, and using an e-cigarette is sometimes referred to as “vaping.”

Mental Health Data Brief (2021)
Mental disorders or illnesses are defined as conditions involving changes in emotion, thinking and/or behavior. Mental disorders are associated with distress and/or problems functioning in social work or family activities.

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