Women's Health USA 2007 Databook


Women's Health USA 2007 Databook


This databook provides information on a range of indicators that can help track the health behaviors, risk factors, and health care utilization practices of women throughout the United States. It selectively highlights emerging issues and trends in women’s health, using data from a wide variety of Federal and other sources.

This databook includes the following information:

  • Population characteristics
    • U.S. population
    • U.S. female population by race/ethnicity
    • Household composition
    • Women and poverty
    • Educational degrees and instructional staff
    • Women in health professions schools
    • Women in the labor force
    • Food security
    • Women and Federal nutrition programs
  • Health status
    • Health behaviors
      • Life expectancy
      • Physical activity
      • Nutrition
      • Cigarette smoking
      • Alcohol use
      • Illicit drug use
    • Health indicators
      • Self-reported health status
      • HIV/AIDS
      • Activity limitations and disabilities
      • Arthritis
      • Asthma
      • Autoimmune diseases
      • Diabetes
      • Cancer
      • Gynecological and reproductive disorders
      • Injury
      • Heart disease and stroke
      • Hypertension
      • Leading causes of death
      • Oral health and dental care
      • Mental illness and suicide
      • Osteoporosis
      • Overweight and obesity
      • Sexually transmitted infections
      • Sleep disorders
      • Violence and abuse
    • Maternal health
      • HIV in pregnancy
      • Weight gain during pregnancy
      • Maternal morbidity and risk factors in pregnancy
      • Obstetrical procedures and complications of labor and delivery
      • Live births
      • Breastfeeding
  • Special populations
    • Older women
    • Rural and urban women
  • Health services utilization
    • Usual source of care
    • Health insurance
    • Medicare and Medicaid
    • Quality of women’s health care
    • Mental health care utilization
    • Health care expenditures
    • Preventive care
    • HIV testing
    • Medication use
    • Organ transplantation
    • Health Resources and Services Administration programs
  • Indicators in previous editions


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Release Date: 2006
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: February 2007
Last Updated: 05/19/08

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