The percentage of veterans ages 24-65 who report being in fair or poor health, compared with civilians in the same age group, according to a new data brief from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), The Health of Male Veterans and Nonveterans Aged 25–64: United States, 2007–2010 (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db101.htm).
The number of OIF/OEF veterans "seen for potential PTSD" at VA facilities through March 31, 2011, according to Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) at a U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing July 14. Senator Murray is chairman of that committee. The title of the hearing? VA Mental Health Care: Closing the Gaps.