“Number of adults with diagnosed kidney disease: 3.9 million”
“Reported number of new whooping cough cases: 48,277 (2012)”
“Number of new meningococcal disease cases: 551 (2012)”
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control have a mobile app that puts United States public health statistics right at your fingertips. It’s called CDC FastStats, available for iOS and Android at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/mobile-application.htm
You’ll find statistics for disease specific topics, births, deaths, risk factors, and more – and the app links to source documents if you want to take a closer look at the data.
Available for iOS
This mobile app supports Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for substance use disorders. The SBIRT method is endorsed by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and this app was developed as part of grant from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
The app guides you through the process and includes three screening tools – CRAFFT to evaluate substance use in adolescents, the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) to evaluate alcohol use in adults, and the Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST) to assess drug use. See iMedicalApps take on it here.
You can read more about SBIRT at the SAMHSA website.