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Emergency Department Visits for Motor Vehicle Traffic Injuries: United States, 2010-2011

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics,Traffic Accidents

Describes the rates and characteristics of hospital emergency department visits for motor vehicle traffic injuries during 2010-2011.  The highest injury rates were among those aged 16-24 years.

From the National Center for Health Statistics


Gross Domestic Product: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2014 (Advance Estimate)

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Statistics

Reports that real GDP increased at an annual rate of 2.6% in the fourth quarter of 2014.  Real GDP for 2014 as a whole increased 2.4%, compared with the 2013 annual level.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis


Religion and Conflict in Nigeria: Countdown to the 2015 Elections

Categories: Africa,Conflict Resolution,Elections/Campaigns,Religion/Ethics

Assesses the ethno-regional basis of the country’s two national political parties and raises questions about the relationship of religious identity—the country is evenly split between Muslims and Christians–and internal conflict. From the United States Institute of Peace


State Government R&D Expenditures Remain Unchanged in FY 2013 at $1.8 Billion

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

Presents summary statistics on the spending on research and development by state agencies in FY 2013.  Five states account for 57% of all state agency R&D spending: CA, OH, TX, NY, and FL.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Country Analysis Brief: Iraq

Categories: Energy,Iraq,Statistics

Covers petroleum production, consumption, and exporting for the country that has the 5th largest proved crude oil reserves and is the second largest crude oil producer in OPEC.  From the Energy Information Administration


The WIC Program: Background, Trends, and Economic Issues, 2015 Edition

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services,Women

Explains how the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children works, examines program trends, and discusses some of the major economic issues confronting the program.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture


Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering 2015

Covers enrollment, field of degree, occupation, employment status, and academic employment of women, minorities, and disabled people in science and engineering fields.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


2014-2015 Teacher Salary Survey Results

Categories: Education,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Virginia Issues$file/HD2.pdf

Provides information on salaries for teachers and principals by local school division,  Also covers average teacher salaries by school and starting salaries by school division.  From the Virginia Department of Education


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