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Earl Gregg Swem Library

BLS Data Finder

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://beta.bls.gov/dataQuery/query

Claims to find data by key words on the web site of the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Sex Offender Registration and Notification in the United States: Current Case Law and Issues

Categories: Crime/Justice,Federal State Relations,Sex Issues

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/smart/caselaw/handbook_july2012.pdf

Explains the roles of state governments and the federal government in connection with creation and maintenance of sex offender registries.  From the Office of Justice Programs

 

Federal Trade Commission Smokeless Tobacco Report for 2009 and 2010

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

http://www.ftc.gov/os/2012/09/120921tobaccoreport.pdf

Reports on smokeless tobacco products sales, advertising and promotion by the five largest companies.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report for 2009 and 2010

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

http://www.ftc.gov/os/2012/09/120921cigarettereport.pdf

Reports on cigarette sales, advertising, and promotion by the five largest U.S. cigarette manufacturers.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

CDC Study Shows 54 Percent Decrease in Teen Drinking and Driving Since 1991

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Laws/Regulations,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2012/p10_02_teen_drinking.html

Press release which describes results of campaign to reduce teen drinking and driving.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Venezuela: Country Analysis Brief

Categories: Energy,Statistics,Venezuela

http://www.eia.gov/countries/analysisbriefs/Venezuela/venezuela.pdf

Information about petroleum, natural gas, and other energy production, reserves, and exports for one of the major oil-exporting countries in the world.   From the Energy Information Administration

 

A Comparison of College Attendance and High School Coursework from Two Cohorts of Youth

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-1/a-comparison-of-college-attendance-and-high-school-coursework-from-two-cohorts-of-youth.htm

Examines how the relationship between high school courses taken and college attendance may have changed between the late 1970s and the late 1990s.  The paper examines changes in course selection in math, the sciences, and foreign languages over this period.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

HIV Testing in the U.S. Household Population Aged 15-44: Data from the National Survey of Family Growth, 2006-2010

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr058.pdf

Presents nationally representative estimates and trends for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing among the U.S. household population aged 15-44.  Shows testing of women increased significantly while testing of men dropped.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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