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Long-Term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States: Data from the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, 2013-2014

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_03/sr03_038.pdf

Provides information on the supply, organizational characteristics, staffing and services offered by regulated providers of long-term care services, and the demographic, health, and functional composition of users of these services. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Measuring Progress Toward Target Attainment and the Elimination of Health Disparities in Healthy People 2020

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/statnt/statnt27.pdf

Discusses the measurement tools being used in the HP2020 campaign to map progress toward goals and contrasts them with those used for HP2010. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

European Data Portal

Categories: European Union,Maps/Geography,Statistics

http://www.europeandataportal.eu/

Some 240,000 data sets made available by the countries of the European Union. From the European Commission

 

Declassified CIA and Henry Kissinger State Department Records

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information

http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2016/nr16-46.html

Announcement about the availability to researchers of 40,000 pages of newly declassified records from the collection of former Secretary of State (and William and Mary Chancellor) Henry Kissinger’s government papers. Unfortunately the material is not available online. From the National Archives and Records Administration

 

2015 Airline Consumer Complaints Up From Previous Year

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Disability,Headlines,Statistics,Transportation

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/dot14_16.pdf

Agency press release on how 2015 airline passenger complaints were up nearly 30% over the 2014 total. The complaints covered a variety of subjects including flight delays, baggage, reservation, ticketing, refunds, customer service, disability, and discrimination. From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination

Categories: Govt Processes/Organization,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.whitehouse.gov/scotus

The administration’s case for why a Supreme Court nomination should go ahead in an election year with information about the wording of the Constitution and the history of such late term appointments. From the White House

 

My Congressional District

Categories: Business/Economics,Congress,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/mycd/

Now features business statistics for each Congressional district including paid employees by industry sector, annual payroll in thousands by sector, and the total number of establishments by sector. Adds to already present data on people, housing, workers, education, and socioeconomic categories. From the Census Bureau

 

Reasons for Emergency Room Use Among U.S. Adults Aged 18-64: National Health Interview Survey, 2013 and 2014

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr090.pdf

Reveals the percentage of U.S. adults who had emergency room visits and the reasons for the most recent visit.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

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