Vital statistics

Vital statistics
Prepare a 1–2 page report documenting the exploration of vital statistics at the national and state levels.

Visit the CDC National Center for Health Statistics to explore national vital statistic results with a focus on birth rates, death rates and cancer rates. Next, explore the vital statistics in you respective state health departments.

Select a vital statistic to study. Choose from a) birth, b) death, or c) cancer rates within your home state.
Then select the most current data on vita statistics topic for the last 2 years reported. Compare and contrast them, what is the trend being reported. Based on the results, make a prediction of how your state data trend will compare to the national data. Explain why you think your trend prediction is what you’ve stated.
Utilize the CDC site, find the corresponding data at the national level and evaluate the national results against their state results. What is the trend?
Was your trend predication regarding your state data compared to the national data correct? Explain the outcome.
Include the specific web links where data was found.
CDC NCHS

State Health Departments


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