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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Declines in Triplet and Higher-order Multiple Births in the United States, 1988-2014

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

Explores the recent (since 1998) downturn in triplet and higher-order births by maternal demographic factors.   From the National Center for Health Statistics


Daily Water Intake Among U.S. Men and Women, 2009-2012

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics

Describes water needs and average amounts consumed by age, sex, and race/Hispanic origin.  Also covers sources of water consumed. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Health United States, 2015

Categories: Headlines,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

Annual report on the health status of the nation.  Presents an overview of national trends in health statistics in 114 trend tables.  Offers a special feature on racial and ethnic health disparities.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Suicide Rates for Females and Males by Race and Ethnicity: United States, 1999 and 2014

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

Finds that the suicide rate in the U.S. was 24% higher in 2014 than in 1999.  Provides information on the frequency and rate of suicide by sex, Hispanic origin, and race.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Increase in Suicide in the United States, 1999-2014

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

Presents an overview of suicide mortality in the United States from 1999 through 2014.  Looks at suicide rates for males and females across all age groups and compares by method of suicide.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Consumer Expenditures Midyear Update, July 2014 Through June 2015 Average

Reports that average consumer expenditures were up 5.9% compared with the 2013-2014 midyear average.  Average incomes also increased by 6.6%.  Covers average household expenditures by specific categories.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

(education     energy     food/nutrition     health/medical     housing/homelessness     prices/inflation     statistics     transportation)

Short Interpregnancy Intervals 2014: Differences by Maternal Demographic Characteristics

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

Examines categories of short interpregnancy intervals by maternal demographic characteristics (including education level) among second and higher-order singleton births in 2014.  Short interpregnancy intervals are associated with adverse birth outcomes such as preterm birth.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

(births/deaths     education     health/medical     statistics)


Zika Research Projects List

Categories: Health/Medical,Latin America,Science/Technology

Lists and categorizes all scientific studies on Zika virus worldwide.  Covers published and about-to-be-published studies.  From the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization


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