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Gasoline Prices: Cyclical Trends and Market Developments

Categories: Energy,Prices/Inflation,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-4/gasoline-prices-cyclical-trends-market-developments.htm

Discusses the influence on recent gasoline prices caused by seasonality in gasoline refining and the so-called shale revolution which changed the U.S. since 2009 from a crude oil importer to a gasoline exporter.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

 

Top Five Most Costly Conditions Among Children, Ages 0-17, 2012 …

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st472/stat472.pdf

Identifies the five most costly health conditions for children and the cost figures for 2012.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Top Five Most Costly Conditions Among Adults Age 18 and Older, 2012….

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st471/stat471.pdf

Identifies the five most costly health conditions for adults and for elderly adults and provides cost figures for 2012.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Trends in the Five Most Costly Conditions Among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st470/stat470.pdf

The same five conditions were ranked as the five most costly in 2002 and 2012.  The largest increase in cost during this period was for mental disorders, but heart conditions accounted for the highest total spending in both 2002 and 2012. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Annual Energy Outlook 2015: With Projections to 2040

Categories: Energy,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/aeo/pdf/0383%282015%29.pdf

Presents long-term annual projections of energy supply, demand, and prices through 2040.  Presented as shorter edition under new plan for alternating longer and shorter editions.  From the Energy Information Administration

 

Consumer Expenditures Midyear Update—July 2013 Through June 2014 Average

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Housing/Homelessness,Prices/Inflation,Statistics,Transportation

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/cesmy.pdf

Shows trends in average consumer expenditures for such basics as food, housing, apparel, health care, and transportation.  Healthcare represented the highest percentage increase at 11.3%.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

What is the Price of College? Total, Net, and Out-of-Pocket Prices by Type of Institution in 2011-12

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015165.pdf

Covers three measures of the price of attendance at colleges based on 4 different types of institutions: public 2-year, public 4-year, private nonprofit 4-year, and for-profit.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Problems Paying Medical Bills Among Persons Under Age 65: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2011-June 2014

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/probs_paying_medical_bills_jan_2011_jun_2014.pdf

Provides updated estimates for the percentage of persons under age 65 who were in families having problems paying medical bills in the past 12 months.  Finds that the percentage decreased from 21% in 2011 to 17.8% in the first 6 months of 2014.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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