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Augusta still Georgia's second-largest city

...Federal documents show estimates are calculated using birth, death and migration records collected by the National Center for Health Statistics, American Community Survey and Defense Manpower Data Center.And though being the second-largest city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-16/augusta-still-georgias-second
Georgia lowers preterm birth rate, according to March of Dimes report

...results. The March of Dimes report uses raw data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics to compile its national report, while the state analyzes its data for duplicate events and a mother's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-04/georgia-lowers-preterm-birth-
Cancer, heart disease shorten lives of blacks, analysis shows

...difference in life expectancy between blacks and whites, according to an analysis released today.The National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Data Brief looking at life expectancy in 2010...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-18/cancer-heart-disease-shorten
Decline in teen births among nation's highest

...The rate fell 15.4 percent, to 23.6 births per 1,000 girls ages 15-17 in 2009, according to a National Center for Health Statistics report released this week.The birthrate for 18- to 19-year-olds dropped 16.7 percent in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-04/decline-teen-births-among-nat
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Movement under way in California to ban divorce

...Hulton, who is single. The U.S. divorce rate is 47.9 percent, according to data provided by the National Center for Health Statistics reports. That figure, however, does not include California, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Louisiana...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/01/liv_557610.shtml
Life & style
US life expectancy tops 78 as top diseases decline

...Switzerland and Australia were also near the top. The estimate, released Wednesday, comes from the National Center for Health Statistics. It's a preliminary report of 2006 numbers, based on data from more than 95 percent of death certificates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/12/met_461883.shtml
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Up to speed

...fewer than six hours or more than nine hours are more likely to be obese. The study, conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, a branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, took a door-to-door survey of 87,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/13/xtr_198554.shtml
Xtreme
Sleep, obesity linked in study

...is based on door-to-door surveys of 87,000 U.S. adults from 2004 through 2006 conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Such surveys can't prove cause-effect relationships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/08/met_198023.shtml
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Local 16-year-olds line up to drive

...crashes are the leading cause of death for 15-to 20-years-olds, according to 2004 figures from the National Center for Health Statistics, which are the latest available. Graduated programs have been shown to reduce the number of fatal crashes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/05/met_193578.shtml
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Cavities increase in young children

...noticing an improvement in their oral health," said the study's lead author, Dr. Bruce Dye of the National Center for Health Statistics. Experts are concerned about the prevalence of cavities in baby teeth of children ages 2 to 5. It increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/01/met_126761.shtml
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