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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Ten Years in Afghanistan’s Pech Valley

Categories: Afghanistan,Defense/Military

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR382-Ten-Years-in-Afghanistans-Pech-Valley.pdf

Describes lessons learned from having both U.S. conventional and special operations forces in an Afghanistan valley region over a decade. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment, 2014

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/gp/pdf/gp14full.pdf

Presents annual employment averages from the Current Population Survey for census regions and divisions, states, selected metropolitan areas, and 41 principal cities.   From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Unpaid Eldercare in the United States, 2013-14: Data from the American Time Use Survey

Categories: Elderly,Statistics,Volunteering

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/elcare_09232015.pdf

16% or 40.4 million Americans age 15+ provide unpaid care to individuals who need assistance because of a condition related to aging.   This report provides information about the characteristics of those who provide such care, the time spent providing it, and the nature of the activities they offered. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

HIV Infection in U.S. Household Population Aged 18-59: Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr083.pdf

This report presents estimates of HIV prevalence, the association of HIV status with key risk factors, and the prevalence of antiretroviral drug use among HIV-infected adults. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Emergency Department Visits Related to Schizophrenia Among Adults Aged 18-64: United States, 2009-2011

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db215.pdf

During the period an estimated 382,000 emergency room visits related to schizophrenia occurred each year among adults. This report describes characteristics of the visits and the expected source of payment for such visits. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

United States Life Tables 2011

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr64/nvsr64_11.pdf

Presents life tables for the country by race, Hispanic origin, and sex based on age-specific death rates in 2011. In 2011 the overall expectation of life at birth was 78.7 years, unchanged from 2010. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Multistate Criminal History Patterns of Prisoners Released in 30 States

Categories: Crime/Justice,Maps/Geography,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/mschpprts05.pdf

Covers the characteristics of released prisoners whose criminal careers extend across multiple states and how such patterns affect recidivism rates. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

School Composition and the Black-White Achievement Gap

Categories: African Americans,Education,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/subject/studies/pdf/school_composition_and_the_bw_achievement_gap_2015.pdf

Examines the proportion of Black students enrolled in schools and its relation to the Black-White achievement gap. This first study of its kind focuses on math achievement at the Grade 8 level. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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