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Deaths: Final Data for 2003

Categories: Health/Medical,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr54/nvsr54_13.pdf

The leading causes of death during 2003 were heart disease, cancer, and strokes. Offers final data on death rates, causes, age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, marital status and more. From the National Center for Health Statistics.

United States Life Tables, 2003

Categories: Health/Medical,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr54/nvsr54_14.pdf

In 2003 the overall expectation of life at birth was 77.5 years, an increase of 0.2 from 2002. Data on life expectation and survival rates by age, sex and race for the U.S. From the National Center for Health Statistics.

Infant Mortality Statistics from the 2003 Period

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr54/nvsr54_16.pdf

The U.S. infant mortality rate was 6.84 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2003. Offers data on maternal and infant characteristics. From the National Center for Health Statistics.

2004 National Hospital Discharge Survey

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad371.pdf

Presents data on hospitalization of patients during 2004 with longer term trends also covered. The rate of hospitalization for those 65 and over was 36 per cent and rising, while rates for younger age groups declined significantly from 1970 to 2003 due to newer technologies that shifted care from inpatient to outpatient bases. Also offers data on diagnosed condition. From the National Center for Health Statistics.

Trends in Health and Aging

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/agingact.htm

Trends in the health of older Americans showing data by age, sex. race and Hispanic origin. Topics covered include chronic conditions, health care utilization and expenditures, insurance and more. From the National Center for Health Statistics.

Sheriffs’ Offices 2003

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/abstract/so03.htm

Data from a representative selection of county sheriff offices in the U.S. including staff, finances, technologies and equipment in use and law enforcement policies. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Local Police Departments, 2003

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/abstract/lpd03.htm

Data from a representative selection of police departments in the U.S. including staff, finances, technologies and equipment in use and law enforcement policies. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Annual Report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Categories: Afghanistan,Civil/Human Rights,Iraq,Religion/Ethics

http://www.uscirf.gov/countries/publications/currentreport/2006annualRpt.pdf#page=1


Latest (2005) annual report from an independent government agency that advises Congress and the State Department on freedom of religion issues around the world. Not to be confused with the State Department’s annual International Reglious Freedom report issued in September. This report expresses concern about the state of religious freedom in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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