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AAPI Data Catalog

Categories: Asian Americans,Statistics

https://www.data.gov/aapi/aapi-catalog/

Explore a broad range of data about Asian American and Pacific Islanders, including information about socioeconomic status, educational attainment, health and many other areas.  Includes a collection of about 2,000 data sets from federal and other sources.  From Data.gov

 

The Contributions of Selected Diseases to Disparities in Death Rates and Years of Life Lost for Racial/Ethnic Minorities in the United States, 1999-2010

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

http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2014/14_0138.htm

Based on the theory that differences in risk of death from diseases by racial/ethnic factors contributes to the limited improvement in the state of health in the U.S., this study identifies causes of death that are the largest contributors to health disparities among racial/ethnic groups. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2013

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

http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsrace2013.pdf

Describes the labor force characteristics and earnings patterns among the largest race and ethnicity groups in the U.S.   From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Annual Report on the Federal Work Force Part II: Work Force Statistics, Fiscal Year 2011

http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/reports/fsp2011_2/upload/fsp2011_2.pdf

Provides statistical information about the diversity of the federal work force including race and ethnicity data and pay level.  From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

 

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

 

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