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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Police Vehicle Pursuits, 2012-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/pvp1213.pdf

Provides details on an estimated 68,000 vehicle pursuits including pursuit policies, the number of fatalities related to pursuits, and the characteristics of pursuits in selected agencies.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Capital Punishment, 2014-2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/cp1415sb.pdf

Provides information on persons under sentence of death, including summary trends, admissions and releases from death row,       and the number of people executed.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Emma and Noah Remain Social Security’s Most Popular Baby Names for 2016

Categories: Births/Deaths,Retirement/Social Security

https://www.ssa.gov/news/press/releases/#/post/5-2017-1

Provides top ten most popular male and female names for babies born in the U.S. during 2016.  The only new name in either list was Elijah, number nine on the male list.  Also discusses the effect of popular culture on names selected for newborns.  From the Social Security Administration

Childlessness Rises for Women in their Early 30s

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

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/blogs/random-samplings/2017/05/childlessness_rises.html

Press release which cites rise in the number of U.S. women in their early 30s who have never had a child, from 26% in 2006 to 30.8% in 2016.  Also provides link to set of 7 tables entitled Fertility of Women in the United States: 2016 for more details. From the Census Bureau

 

Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2017/p0331-Cancer-Death-Rates.html

Press release with summary details and links to full text of report, Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2014, supplied by Oxford University Press.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

United States Life Tables, 2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_03.pdf

Complete period life tables for the U.S. by race, Hispanic origin, and sex based on death rates in 2013.  Overall expectation of life  at birth was 78.8 years, unchanged from 2012.  Life expectancy at birth declined for both the white population and the non-Hispanic white population.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

United States Life Tables, 2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_03.pdf

Complete period life tables for the U.S. by race, Hispanic origin, and sex based on death rates in 2013.  Overall expectation of life  at birth was 78.8 years, unchanged from 2012.  Life expectancy at birth declined for both the white population and the non-Hispanic white population.  From the National Center for Health 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

 

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