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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Pregnancy Rates for U.S. Women Continue to Drop

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db136.pdf

The pregnancy rate for U.S. women in 2009 was 102.1 per 1,000 women, the lowest rate in 12 years.  Presents a statistical portrait of pregnancies and pregnancy outcomes. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Psychotropic Medication Use Among Adolescents: United States, 2005-2010

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db135.pdf

Examines the quantity and types of psychotropic drugs prescribed for youth aged 12-19 during a typical month.  Also covers demographic characteristics of those youth and the characteristics of the mental health professional consultation.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Local Government Corrections Expenditures, FY 2005-2011

Categories: Crime/Justice,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/lgcefy0511.pdf

Examines trends in local government spending to build and operate jails and spending for other corrections functions such as probation.  Also compares corrections spending trends with other local government expenditure trends.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda): U.S. and International Response to Philippines Disaster

Categories: Philippines,Weather/Disasters

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43309.pdf

Examines the impact of the storm which struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013 and the nature and amount of the U.S. and international relief response.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Health-Related Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2014 to 2023

Categories: Govt Finance,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics,Taxes

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/44906-HealthOptions.pdf

A reprint of Chapter 5 of the more comprehensive document, Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2014 to 2023.  From the Congressional Budget Office