Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Mortality Among Centenarians in the United States, 2000-2014

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db233.pdf

The number of Americans aged 100 or more increased by 43% from 2000 to 2014. This study analyzes mortality data to determine the number of deaths, age-specific death rates by race and ethnicity, and sex-specific leading causes of death among centenarians. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

State Variation in Preventive Care Visits, by Patient Characteristics, 2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db234.pdf

Examines the rate of preventive care visits to office-based physicians by state, patient demographics, and physician specialty. Showed large difference in rate that females and males made visits to doctors’ offices for preventive care. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Campus Climate Survey Validation Study: Final Technical Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Sex Issues,Statistics,Youth

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

Presents the results of a nine-school pilot test conducted to develop a campus climate survey that collects school-level data on sexual victimization of undergraduate students. Describes the development of the survey instrument and estimates for each school of the prevalence of sexual assault, rape, and battery. Also covers relationship between campus climate and rates of sexual victimization. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Survey of Sexual Violence in Juvenile Correctional Facilities, 2007-12: Statistical Tables

Categories: Crime/Justice,Sex Issues,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ssvjcf0712st.pdf

Presents counts of allegations and substantiated incidents of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contact, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported by juvenile correctional authorities from 2007 to 2012. See also: Sexual Victimization Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2007-12. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Sexual Victimization Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2007-12

Categories: Crime/Justice,Sex Issues,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/svrjca0712.pdf

Presents national estimates of various forms of sexual victimization including staff misconduct in state and local juvenile correctional facilities. Includes characteristics of victims and perpetrators, nature of injuries, and sanctions imposed. See also: Survey of Sexual Violence in Juvenile Correctional Facilities, 2007-12: Statistical Tables. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

White Paper on Remixes, First Sale, and Statutory Damages: Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Laws/Regulations,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/documents/copyrightwhitepaper.pdf

Offers recommendations on amending the Copyright Act to provide courts with more guidance and greater flexibility in awarding statutory damages and calls for Congress to create a small claims tribunal with caps on damage awards. From the Internet Policy Task Force of the U.S. Department of Commerce

 

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2015

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Statistics,United Nations

https://docs.unocha.org/sites/dms/Documents/WHDT2015_2Dec.pdf

Presents global and country-level data and trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance efforts. From the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

 

Trends in International Migration, 2015

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Statistics,United Nations

http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/publications/populationfacts/docs/MigrationPopFacts20154.pdf

Brief narrative analysis of trends in international migration over the past 15 years. From the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

 

Next Page »