Over the last five years, NAHIC has created a series of Fact Sheets on adolescent and young adult health that are concise and easy to use. We anticipate updating the Fact Sheets with current over the next year.
- Demographics 2008
- Health Care Access & Utilization 2008
- Mental Health 2008
- Reproductive Health 2007
- Substance Use 2007
- Unintentional Injury 2007
- Mortality 2006
- Suicide 2006
- Violence 2007
February 24, 2008
Charles E. Irwin, Jr., Claire D. Brindis, Sally Adams, M. Jane Park, Tina Paul Mulye, Chelsea D. Nelson, Fay Chang & Michael Berlin
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