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Interpregnancy Intervals in the United States: Data from the Birth Certificate and the National Survey of Family Growth

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr64/nvsr64_03.pdf

Presents the results of surveys of time between a live birth and conception of a subsequent live birth by state, age at delivery, marital status, education, number of previous births and race/ethnicity.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs, Accompanying the Annual Message of the President to the Second Session Thirty-Eighth Congress

Categories: Births/Deaths,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,History,Presidency

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1865p4

Also known as Assassination of Abraham Lincoln … Appendix to Diplomatic Correspondence of 1865.  Features documents of condolence and sympathy from various countries on the occasion of the death of the president.  A unique volume in the Foreign Relations series.  From the State Department

 

Fertility of Women in the United States, 2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Population/Census,Statistics,Women

http://www.census.gov/hhes/fertility/data/cps/2014.html

A set of 6 statistical tables with information on children ever born, rates of childlessness, and relationship status at first birth for women with selected demographic characteristics.  From the Census Bureau

 

 

Hypertension-related Mortality in the United States, 2000-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db193.pdf

Presents trends in hypertension-related deaths by selected demographic characteristics and the underlying causes of hypertension-related death.  From 2000-2013 hypertension-related death rates increased 23% while rates from all other causes decreased 21%.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Arrest-Related Deaths Program: Data Quality Profile

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ardpdqp.pdf

An annual national census of persons who die either during the process of arrest or while in custody.  This report gives an overview of the ARD program, describes the data collection methods, and assesses the quality of the data in cases involving law enforcement homicides.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Drug-Poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin: United States, 2000-2013

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db190.pdf

Provides a description of trends and demographics for heroin-related drug-poisoning deaths in the U.S. from 2000 through 2013.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Suicide Trends Among Persons Aged 10-24 Years, United States, 1994-2012

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6408a1.htm

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for persons 10-24 and totaled 5,178 deaths for this age group in 2012.  This report analyzes suicide rates by sex, age group, race/ethnicity, region of residence and method of suicide. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Choice in End of Life Care

Categories: Births/Deaths,Great Britain,Health/Medical

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/choice-in-end-of-life-care

Sets out findings of an independent review to provide advice to the British government on improving the quality and experience of care for adults at the end of life by expanding choices.  From the Department of Health

 

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