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Co-Pays, Deductibles, and Coinsurance Percentages for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in the Private Sector by Industry Classification, 2010

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st338/stat338.pdf

Examines what percentages of enrollees pay a deductible and the size of deductibles, what percentage pay co-pays and the size of co-pays, and also coinsurance percentages.  These values are compared by industry.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

 

Expenditures for Hypertension Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, 2008 …

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st337/stat337.pdf

Presents estimates on the use of and expenditures for all medical care and prescribed medicines to treat hypertension among the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population.    From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

State and Local Governments Employ 16.6 Million Full-Time Equivalent Employees in 2010

Categories: Govt Personnel,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/governments/cb11-146.html

Press release provides numbers on the decrease in state and local government workers in 2010 compared with 2009.  Also provides details on the functions performed by state and local government workers with 9 of 16 million employed in education, followed by health care, police, and corrections.  Provides links to detailed tables on employment and payroll.  From the Census Bureau

 

The Infant Formula Market: Consequences of a Change in the WIC Contract Brand

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Food/Nutrition,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/ERR124/ERR124.pdf

Examines the effect of sole source contracts for infant formula with state agencies under the Special Supplemental  Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) on the market for infant formula beyond the WIC program.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Neonatal Mortality Levels for 193 Countries in 2009 with Trends Since 1990: A Systematic Analysis of Progress, Projections, and Priorities

Categories: Africa,Births/Deaths,Children,China,Health/Medical,India,Pakistan,Statistics

http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1001080

Focuses on mortality levels of infants within the first four weeks of life.  Discloses that more than half of of neonatal deaths occur in five countries: India, Nigeria, Pakistan, China, and Democratic Republic of the Congo, but that overall neonatal mortality rates have declined in all world regions.  From Public Library of Science-Medicine