Posts Categorized: Recent Releases

Rates of homicide and drug overdoses differ more than seven-fold across the United States, according to new report

August 9, 2017
Center NewsHealthRecent Releases

In a pair of reports released this week, the Center on Society and Health and the Urban Institute provide detailed information on how the prevalence of certain injuries and sexually transmitted infections differ by state, and how those outcomes are connected to dozens of potential drivers of health. For example, the number of homicide-related deaths…

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New Study Links America’s Health to Social, Economic and Environmental Factors in State-by-State Comparisons

October 26, 2016
Center NewsEducationHealthHousingIncomeRecent Releases

In a new report, released today, the Center on Society and Health and the Urban Institute show how states rank on dozens of health outcomes, highlighting where they are doing well and areas in which they need improvement. Perhaps most importantly, the data also provide detailed information about more than 100 potential drivers of these…

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Center Releases New Las Vegas Life Expectancy Map

March 18, 2015
Center NewsRecent Releases

A short distance can lead to a large difference in life expectancy. This is the focus of the Center’s life expectancy mapping project, a study that illustrates through media-friendly maps the vastly different health outcomes experienced by Americans living just a few miles apart. On March 4, 2015, the Center released the first in a…

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