Term Health Statistics
Code TJ-8000.3000
Definition Programs that produce statistics which relate to the health status of the population including the nature and extent of health, disease and disability; disparities in health status and use of health care by race/ethnicity, socio-economic status, region and other population characteristics; trends in vital statistics (birth rate, life expectancy); health care coverage and utilization; health care issues (smoking, obesity); the impact of illness and disability on the economy; health care costs and financing; and data on morbidity, epidemiologic surveillance of infectious diseases, chronic diseases, occupational diseases and injuries, and vaccine efficacy and safety.
Created 2/13/07
Changed 7/23/07
Use References
See Also References Dental Schools (HD-6000.6200-180)
Epidemiology Research (TR-1000.2000)
Health Care (L)
Health Law (FT-3250)
Home Care/Hospice Associations (TN-2900)
Hospital Associations (TN-3000)
Medical Associations (TN-5000)
Medical Clinic Associations (TN-5020)
Medical Schools (HD-6000.6200-450)
Nursing Schools (HD-6000.6200-500)
Public Health (JP)
Public Health Surveillance Programs (JP-6800)
Schools of Public Health (HD-6000.6200-730)
External Classification Terms Health Care, General/Other (NPC E01)
Information Services (CAN IS-330)
Information Services (USA IS-330)
Research & Information (Health) (UW
Research Institutes & Public Policy Analysis (E) (NTE E05)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Bibliographic References “FedStats: The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies”, http://www.fedstats.gov/

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