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Crime, Violence, Discipline, and Safety in U.S. Public Schools … First Look

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017122.pdf

Finds that middle schools have the highest rate of violent incidents with 27 incidents per 1,000 students.  Also covers bullying, cyberbullying, use of illegal drugs or alcohol, and lockdown/evacuation procedures.  Information from 2015-16 survey on crime and safety.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Patient Residence Characteristics of Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits Nationally and by State, 2014

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb226-Patient-Residence-Opioid-Hospital-Stays-ED-Visits-by-State.pdf

From 2005 to 2014, large metropolitan areas had the highest rate of opioid-related inpatient stays but small metropolitan areas experienced the fastest growing increase (122% vs 28% in large metro areas). Also shows rates by community-level income.   From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Health United States 2016 With Chartbook on Long-Term Trends in Health

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus16.pdf

Annual report on the health status of the nation.  Includes 114 trend tables organized around 4 major subject areas: health status, health care utilization, health care resources, and health care expenditures.  The chartbook focuses on health care trends since 1975.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Drug Use, Dependence, and Abuse Among State Prisoners and Jail Inmates, 2007-2009

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Crime/Justice,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/dudaspji0709.pdf

In 2007-09, 63% of sentenced jail inmates met the DSM-IV criteria for drug abuse/dependence.  This report examines patterns of past drug use by characteristics of offender, offense type, and time period.  Also includes information about participation in drug treatment programs.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the 2016 National Health Interview Survey

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Athletics/Exercise,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/earlyrelease201705.pdf

Updates estimates for 15 selected health measures and presents estimates from 1997 through 2015 for comparison.  The measures include health insurance coverage, having a usual place to go for medical care, receipt of vaccines, obesity, physical activity and more.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2016

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017064.pdf

Latest annual report on crime occurring in schools and colleges.  Covers topics such as victimization, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, use of drugs and alcohol, and security staffing.  From the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Drug Poisoning Mortality: United States, 1999-2015

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

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data-visualization/drug-poisoning-mortality/

“Storyboard” treatment of drug poisoning deaths at the national, state, and county levels.  Slider device enables retrieval of information by demographic characteristics.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Healthy People 2020 Midcourse Review

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/healthy_people/hp2020/hp2020_midcourse_review.htm

Provides a snapshot of progress toward meeting targets halfway through the 10 year initiative.  Covers 42 topic areas and includes health disparities data.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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