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U.S. R&D Resumes Growth in 2011 and 2012, Ahead of the Pace of the Gross Domestic Product

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/infbrief/nsf14307/nsf14307.pdf

Analyzes the recent trend in spending for research and development in the U.S., including research performers, funding sources, and the trend in national R&D intensity. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

National Patterns of R&D Resources: 2011-12 Data Update

Categories: Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf14304/pdf/nsf14304.pdf

Describes and analyzes the current patterns of research and development performance and funding in the U.S., with comparisons to the historical record and the reported R&D levels of other industrialized countries.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume 6, Soviet Union

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Communism,Foreign Affairs,History,Russia

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v06

Focuses on U.S. foreign policy toward Russia during the Carter Administration and the failure of détente.    From the Office of the Historian at the State Department

 

Employment Projections: 2012-2022

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ecopro.pdf

Provides estimates for job prospects for detailed occupations, education qualifications, work experience, and on-the-job training needed.  Foresees largest growth in occupations and industries related to healthcare.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Children: 2012

Categories: Children,Education,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_10/sr10_258.pdf

Presents health statistics for children from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey.  Covers such topics as allergies, learning disabilities, prescription medication use, school days missed due to illness or injury and more.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Summary Health Statistics for the U.S. Population: 2012

Categories: Headlines,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_10/sr10_259.pdf

Presents health statistics from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey.  Covers such topics as health status, health insurance coverage, limitations in activities, health care access and more. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Births: Final Data for 2012

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr62/nvsr62_09.pdf

Presents data on 2012 births according to a wide variety of characteristic such as maternal age, race and Hispanic origin, marital status, method of delivery, birthweight and more.  Trends in fertility patterns and maternal/infant characteristics are described and interpreted.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Deaths: Leading Causes for 2010

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr62/nvsr62_06.pdf

Presents final 2010 data on the 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.  The 10 leading causes accounted for 75% of all deaths.  Also presents leading causes of infant, neonatal, and postneonatal death.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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