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Chronic Disease Indicators - 2015 Update

Chronic Disease Indicators 2015 Update 
The CDC updates Chronic Disease Indicators (CDI) website with a new look, making it more user-friendly and adding loads of new data. The new layout features a new online tool so users can compare data on the prevalence of chronic diseases in 40 large metropolitan areas. The CDI was established in 1999 to provide chronic disease surveillance data on state and country level. More Chronic Disease Indicators updates adds 27 new indicators increasing them from 97 to 124, some new indicators include: disability, mental health and reproductive health. The CDI site also adds environmental indicators, and additional emphasis on high burden disease and conditions.

 The Chronic Disease Indicators website is the only integrated source on chronic diseases, conditions, and risk factors. These 18 topics/categories comprise 124 indicators that represent a wide spectrum of conditions and risk factors as well as social context. Check out the list below.
 Alcohol, Arthritis, Asthma, Cancer, Cardiovascular disease, Chronic kidney disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,  Diabetes, Disability, Immunization, Mental health, Nutrition physical activity and weight status, Older adults, Oral health, Overarching conditions, Reproductive health School health, Tobacco.

Learn more at http://www.cdc.gov/cdi/overview.html (Chronic Disease Indicators is a joint project by the CDC and partner organizations-- the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists.)

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