A majority of people fall short of meeting recommendations outlined by the government — at least 35% of adults 18 and older were considered obese in 2021, according to the definitions of 21 states and territories.
RSV rates — which tend to climb in the fall and winter months — are highest for children under the age of five.
In 2022, more than 8% of the US population lived in a multigenerational household, the majority of whom are non-white, under 18, or born in other countries.
In October 2023, over a quarter of adults with long COVID were experiencing significant activity limitations.
12.3 million Americans seriously thought about suicide in 2021 — with men, LGBTQ youth, American Indian and Alaska Native people, and veterans at higher risk.
Camden, New Jersey, saw a 10.6% increase in home prices this past year, the biggest nationwide increase. El Paso, Texas (10.3%), and Syracuse, New York (9.6%), followed.
In 2023, civilian federal employees received an average pay increase of 4.6%. The White House says they could see their pay rise by 5.2% in 2024.
Nationally, police and sheriff’s patrol officers earn higher annual wages on average than high school teachers, firefighters, and paramedics, with officers in California earning the most.
8.3% of Americans experienced a major depressive episode in 2021 — 6% of men and 10% of women.
Over 93% of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ annual spending funds pensions, compensation, medical care, and education programs for veterans.