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Hypertension, Abnormal Cholesterol, and High Body Mass Index Among Non-Hispanic Asian Adults: United States, 2011-2012

Categories: Asian Americans,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db140.pdf

Survey found that 25% of non-Hispanic Asian American adults aged 20 and over had hypertension and 1 in 10 had high total cholesterol.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

The Economic Status of Women of Color: A Snapshot

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Education,Hispanics,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.dol.gov/wb/media/reports/WB_WomenColorFactSheet.pdf

Provides information on Black, Hispanic, and Asian working women especially with regard to income, employment, educational attainment, poverty, and the gender wage gap.   From the Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor

 

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2013

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/2013/pdf/nsf13304_full.pdf

Provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment.  Covers 6 topical areas: enrollment, field of degree, employment status, occupation, academic employment, and disability.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2012

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Hispanics,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsrace2012.pdf

Describes the labor force characteristics and earning patterns among the major race and ethnicity groups—whites, blacks, Asians, and Hispanics.  Includes employment, education attainment, earnings, and occupation data.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults: United States, 2011-2012

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Headlines,Health/Medical,Hispanics,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db131.pdf

Finds that more than one-third of U.S. adults were obese in 2011-12.  Features the first estimates of obesity rates for Asian American persons.  From the Census Bureau.

 

Class of 2013 Virginia Schools –Level Cohort Report, Four Year Rate

https://p1pe.doe.virginia.gov/reportcard/ogr_report.do?link=school&year=2013&rate=4

Reports on graduation and drop-out rates by school district and high school for each school district in Virginia by student demographic characteristics.  From the Virginia Department of Education

 

Class of 2013 Virginia School Division Level Cohort Report, Four Year Rate

https://p1pe.doe.virginia.gov/reportcard/ogr_report.do?link=division&year=2013&rate=4

Reports on graduation and drop-out rates for each school division in Virginia by student demographic characteristics.   From the Virginia Department of Education

 

Class of 2013 : State-Level Cohort Report, Four Year Rate

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/statistics_reports/graduation_completion/cohort_reports/cohort_state_rate_4_results_2013.pdf

Reports on graduation and drop-out rates at the statewide level for Virginia by demographic characteristics of students.  From the Virginia Department of Education

 

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