"Women’s drinking patterns are different from men’s—especially when it comes to the type of beverage, amounts, and frequency. Women’s bodies also react
differently to alcohol than men’s bodies. As a result, women face particular health risks and realities."
"Depression affects both men and women, but more women than men are likely to be diagnosed with depression in any given year. Efforts to explain this difference are ongoing, as researchers explore certain factors (biological, social, etc.) that are unique to women. Many women with a depressive illness never seek treatment. But the vast majority, even those with the most severe depression, can get better with treatment."
Women and Domestic Violence: Programs and Tools that Improve Care for Victims
"Up to 25 percent of U.S. women have been the victims of domestic violence, which can result in immediate injury and/or chronic health problems....Each year in the United States, about 2 million women are physically assaulted by their intimate partners...."
"It may take a few weeks or months for HIV to show up on a test. This time is called the 'window period.' A person who was just infected with HIV may not test positive even though they have the virus..."
Although this is the 2nd edition of the Women of Color Health Data Book, is does shed light on the "different populations of women in the US...and includes five minimum racial categories: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and white."