Category Archives: Health Care

High Blood Pressure – Not Just an American Problem

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Tweet Written by: Mark Muenchrath You or someone in your family may have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, or hypertension. About one in three adults in the United States has this condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading

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Health Insurance: Most Have Coverage

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Tweet Written by: David Johnson, US Census Bureau   New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau show that most of us – 256.2 million, or 83.7 percent – did, in fact, have health insurance coverage during the entire 2010 … Continue reading

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American Community Survey Takes Our Nation’s Demographic Pulse Each Year

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Tweet Written by: James Treat, US Census Bureau In every census between 1940 and 2000, millions of American households received a “long form”, which contained scores of questions on a wide range of demographic, socioeconomic and housing topics. Following the … Continue reading

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Health Insurance: Who Has Coverage, Who Doesn’t?

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Tweet Written by: David Johnson, Chief, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division In recent months you’ve probably heard figures cited on news broadcasts countless times on the number of people who do not have health insurance. Every year, these figures … Continue reading

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