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Fertility of Women in the United States, 2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Population/Census,Statistics,Women

A set of 6 statistical tables with information on children ever born, rates of childlessness, and relationship status at first birth for women with selected demographic characteristics.  From the Census Bureau



Retail Food Service Inspections

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Food/Nutrition

Collects inspection information developed by local public health departments and offers information about restaurants and violations via an interactive database.  Developed by students at the University of Maryland


Driving Among High School Students, United States, 2013

Categories: Education,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation,Youth

Examines the decline in numbers of teen drivers involved in fatal traffic accidents in the period 2004-2013 and the possible reasons for the decline.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Multiple Jobholding Over the Past Two Decades

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

Documents the evolution of multiple jobholding from 1994 to 2013 in the U.S. with a focus on workers’ transitions into and out of multiple jobholding.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Top 100 U.S. Oil and Gas Fields

Categories: Energy,Statistics

Ranks the 100 largest U.S. oil and gas fields by their estimated 2013 proved reserves.  From the Energy Information Administration


State Water Resources Plan

Categories: Environment,Natural Resources,Virginia Issues

The first comprehensive water supply plan for the state of Virginia that incorporates locally-developed water supply plans.   Open for public comment until May 8, 2015.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality


Movies, Music, and Sports: U.S. Entertainment Spending, 2008-2013

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Recreation/Travel,Statistics

Examines U.S. entertainment spending from 2008 to 2013 in four broad categories: fees and admissions, AV equipment/services, pets-toys-hobbies-playground equipment, and other entertainment equipment/services. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Higher Education in the EU: Approaches, Issues, and Trends

Categories: Education-Higher,European Union

Describes what European universities are doing to attract a larger share of international students.  From the European Parliamentary Research Service


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