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Americans with Disabilities: 2002

Categories: Disability,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/2006pubs/p70-107.pdf

51.2 million people or 18% of the American population had some type of disability in 2002. 32.5 million had a severe disability. This report offers details about the types of disabilities and the demographic characteristics of those with disabilities. From the Census Bureau.

Federal Student Loan Repayment Program, Fiscal Year 2005, Report to Congress

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Processes/Organization

http://www.opm.gov/oca/pay/studentloan/html/fy05Report.pdf

Reports that 30 federal agencies provided 4,400 federal employees with $28 million in student loan repayment benefits. The program, a recruiting tool for federal agencies, offers to make payments on the federal student loan balances carried by federal employees in return for their agreement to continue with the agency for a three year period. From the Office of Personnel Management.

Malaria Surveillance: United States 2004

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5504a2.htm?s_cid=ss5504a2_x

1,324 cases of malaria were reported in the U.S. during 2004 with four fatalities. This report summarizes cases which occurred in 2004 and trends from previous years. From the Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report