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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Maternal Morbidity for Vaginal and Cesarean Deliveries, According to Previous Cesarean History: New Data from the Birth Certificate, 2013

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

Presents findings on four maternal morbidities associated with labor and delivery: maternal transfusion, ruptured uterus, unplanned hysterectomy, and intensive care unit admission.  Finds that rates of maternal morbidity were higher for cesarean than vaginal deliveries.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Top 10 Baby Names for 2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Retirement/Social Security

The annual listing of the most popular baby names in the U. S. over the past year (Noah and Emma) and the most popular names by year going back to 1879.  From the Social Security Administration


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

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

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

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

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

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

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

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


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