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Productivity and Costs by Industry: Selected Service-Providing Industries, 2015

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/prin2_05182016.pdf

Covers productivity in 28 selected service industries and reports rising productivity in 15 with the highest in wireless telecommunications carriers, amusement parks, automotive repair, and radio-TV broadcasting.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Foreign-Born Workers: Labor Force Characteristics: 2015

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Labor/Employment,Statistics

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

Provides information about the unemployment rate, usual weekly earnings, types of occupations, and demographic characteristics of the foreign-born workers in the U.S. labor force.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Uninsured Rate for Working-Age Adults Decreases in Majority of Counties

Categories: Health Insurance,Maps/Geography,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2016/cb16-86.html

Provides county level estimates for the health insurance status of the working age population (those under 65).  Provides links to map with U.S. county coverage.  From the Census Bureau

 

Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2015 National Health Interview Survey

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/earlyrelease201605.pdf

Updates estimates for 15 selected health measures based on data from the 2015 Survey and compares to estimates from 1997 through 2014.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Physician Office Visits by Children for Well and Problem-Focused Care: United States, 2012.

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db248.pdf

Tracks frequency of such visits by age of children, by type of practitioner, and by procedures undergone.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Health of Non-Hispanic Asian Adults: United States, 2010-2014

Categories: Asian Americans,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db247.pdf

Presents estimates on the health status, chronic conditions, serious psychological distress, and limitations on work or social participation for all non-Hispanic Asian American adults and for the six largest subgroups: Chinese, Filipino, Asian Indian, Japanese, Vietnamese and Korean.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201605.pdf

Reports on the continuing decline in the number of uninsured persons in the U.S.  Includes three types of estimates: uninsured at time of interview; uninsured at least part of the year; and uninsured for more than a year at time of interview.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Aging of the State Prison Population, 1993-2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Elderly,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/aspp9313.pdf

Over the past two decades the number of state prisoners age 55 or older increased 400% from 3% of the total state prison population to 10%.  This report discusses factors that have contributed to the growing number of older inmates and examines changes in sex, race, current offense and sentencing characteristics of these offenders over time.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

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