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Prevalence of Underweight Among Children and Adolescents Aged 2-19 Years: United States, 1963-1965 Through 2011-2012

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/underweight_child_11_12/underweight_child_11_12.pdf

Reports that 3.5% of children and adolescents are underweight with trends from the 1960s. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Underweight Among Adults Aged 20 and Over: United States, 1960-1962 Through 2011-2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/underweight_adult_11_12/underweight_adult_11_12.pdf

Reports that an estimated 1.7% of U.S. adults are underweight with trends from the 1960s.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity Among Children and Adolescents: United States, 1963-1965 Through 2011-2012

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/obesity_child_11_12/obesity_child_11_12.pdf

Estimates that 17% of U.S. children and adolescents aged 2-19 are obese and another 15% are overweight and provides limited estimates of trends since the 1960s.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Overweight, Obesity, and Extreme Obesity Among Adults: United States, 1960-1962 through 2011-2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/obesity_adult_11_12/obesity_adult_11_12.pdf

Reports that 34% of U.S. adults are overweight, 35% are obese, and 6% are extremely obese.  Also examines trends in weight since 1960.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Socio-emotional Impact of Violent Crime

Categories: Crime/Justice,Mental Health,Statistics

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

Examines victims’ socio-emotional problems resulting from violent crime, including moderate to severe distress, problems with family or friend relationships, or problems at work or school.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

The State of Broadband 2014: Broadband for All

Categories: Business/Economics,Education,Telecommunications/Internet,United Nations

http://www.broadbandcommission.org/Documents/reports/bb-annualreport2014.pdf

Describes the penetration of broadband access to the Internet and its application for sustainable development and education.  Estimates that 40% of the world population will be online by the end of 2014.  From the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

 

How Much Crime is Drug-Related? History, Limitations, and Potential Improvements of Estimation Methods

Categories: Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Statistics

https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/246404.pdf

Investigates the relationship between drugs and crime and then the relationship between crime and its costs to make users of crime and drug estimates more effective in their use.  From the National Criminal Justice Reference Service

 

Violence Against Women and Girls: Lessons from South Asia

Categories: Asia,Crime/Justice,India,Pakistan,Women

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/20153/9781464801716.pdf?sequence=1

Examines the prevalence and the factors associated with various types of violence against females in South Asia.  From the World Bank

 

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