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Public Health

Access up-to-date ASPE research on key public health topics including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, such as influenza and COVID-19; health equity; antibiotic resistance; rural health; opioids, opioid use disorder and overdose prevention; maternal health; public health and health care workforce and infrastructure; immunization and vaccines; Indian health; HIV/AIDS; tobacco; and emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. Also find data on prevention, social determinants of health, and more.

HHS Initiative to Improve Maternal Health

The Department’s Action Plan lays out a vision for improving maternal health that applies a “life course” approach organized around four goals and it sets three ambitious targets to achieve this vision. Each of the four goals includes multiple objectives and action items to drive progress. The Action Plan also describes the current state of maternal health outcomes in the U.S., challenges in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity, recent efforts to improve maternal health within and beyond the federal government, and it discusses various forums in which HHS leadership sought input from key stakeholders.

Reports

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A Labor Force Profile of Persons with Disabilities - Executive Summary

March 18, 1990
Alberto Martini Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. This report was prepared under contract #HHS-88-0047 between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Mathematica Policy Research. SysteMetrics/McGraw-Hill was a subcontractor for the project.

Factors Associated with Ending Caregiving Among Informal Caregivers to the Functionally and Cognitively Impaired Elderly Population

January 31, 1990
This study investigated factors associated with the decisions of principal informal caregivers of the activity of daily living (ADL) dependent elderly living in the community to end caregiving. Data were from the 1982 National Long-Term Care Survey (NLTCS), the 1982 Informal Caregiver Survey and 1984 NLTCS Longitudinal Follow-up.

Characteristics of Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Evidence from the Survey of Income and Program Participation

December 31, 1989
In spite of the growth in federal programs affecting the developmentally disabled, there is little comprehensive information about this population. The Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) is one available source of information. SIPP is a nationally representative longitudinal survey of the adult civilian non-institutionalized population in the U.S.

Measuring the Activities of Daily Living: Comparisons Across National Surveys

December 31, 1989
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recent Changes in Service Use Patterns of Disabled Medicare Beneficiaries

December 31, 1989
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Federal Programs for Persons with Disabilities

December 31, 1989
This report provides an overview of the major federal assistance programs targeted on non-elderly persons with disabilities. Program descriptions include expenditures, trends, the number and characteristics of recipients, eligibility rules, recent program history and legislative changes, and interactions with other federal programs.

Design for Survey of Persons with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: Summary of Recommendations for Survey Questions and Screening Criteria

November 28, 1989
This document contains brief summaries of recommendations for survey items to be included in the Survey of Persons with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. The domains covered by these recommendations are based on the core set identified in consultation with the Technical Advisory Group and HHS. [49 PDF pages]

A Report on Infants and Children with HIV Infection in Foster Care

November 13, 1989
Approximately 800 HIV-infected children nationally were in foster care placement as of June 1989. This study was designed to define the specific problems related to providing foster care to children with HIV infection.

Measuring the Activities of Daily Living Among the Elderly: A Guide to National Surveys

September 30, 1989
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services