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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions, Fiscal Year 2014

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/fedsupport/2014/

A series of data tables showing support to colleges and universities from federal agencies.  Some tables show trends since 1963.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Science and Engineering State Profiles

Categories: Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/states/

Updated with latest information.  Provides access to state-level data on science and engineering personnel and finances and state rankings.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

An All-Payer View of Hospital Discharge to Postacute Care, 2013

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb205-Hospital-Discharge-Postacute-Care.pdf

Examines the types of settings which provide post-acute care when patients are released from hospitals, their costs, and the sources of payment.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Newly Digitized Foreign Relations Volumes

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2016/06/258010.htm

Announces the release of newly digitized versions of 23 volumes from the Foreign Relations of the U.S. series originally published in print between 1955 and 1982, covering events that took place between 1940 and 1951. Latest in a series of releases until the entire series is digitized.   From the Office of the Historian of the Department of State

 

Spotlight on Statistics: A Look at Healthcare Spending, Employment, Pay, Benefits, and Prices

Categories: Careers,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2016/a-look-at-healthcare-spending-employment-pay-benefits-and-prices/pdf/a-look-at-healthcare-spending-employment-pay-benefits-and-prices.pdf

Examines the healthcare industry, including how much people spend on health care, current and projected employment in the industry, employer-provided healthcare benefits, healthcare prices, and pay for workers in healthcare occupations.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

The Effect of Changes in Selected Age-Specific Causes of Death on non-Hispanic White Life Expectancy Between 2000 and 2014

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Births/Deaths,Headlines,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db250.pdf

Life expectancy for whites is not increasing as fast as that for African Americans and Hispanics.  Between 2000 and 2014 life expectancy increased by 3.6, 2.6, and 1.4 years respectively for African Americans, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic whites. The lower number for whites was attributed to drug overdoses, suicide, and chronic liver disease—so-called deaths of despair.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Annex of Statistical Information: Country Reports on Terrorism 2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Headlines,Statistics,Terrorism

http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/257738.pdf

Statistics on the number of individuals, including U.S. citizens and dual nationals, killed, injured, or kidnapped by each terrorist group during the year.  Serves as a statistical appendix to the annual report on terrorism.  From the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism under contract with the State Department

 

Country Reports on Terrorism 2015

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Statistics,Terrorism,WMD

http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/258021.pdf

Annual report on acts of terrorism and terrorist groups.  Includes sections on state sponsors of terrorism, the global challenge of chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear terrorism, terrorist safe havens, and foreign terrorist organizations.  From the State Department

 

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