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Earl Gregg Swem Library

H.R. 1628, The American Health Care Act, Incorporating Manager’s Amendments 4, 5, 24, and 25

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

Offers an estimate of the effect on direct spending and on health insurance coverage of the revised bill designed to replace the Affordable Care Act.  Finds that the proposed revisions would result in less savings and 24 million more uninsured relative to the number under current law.  From the Congressional Budget Office


Spotlight on Statistics: Women at Work

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

Examines changes in women’s labor force participation and educational attainment with comparisons to statistics for men.  Covers such topics as how people spend their time, spending of single women on various categories of expenditure, ratio of women’s to men’s earnings, fatal work injuries, and employment by industry.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


U.S. International Transactions: Fourth Quarter and Year 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

Reports that the current account deficit increased to $481.2 billion in 2016 from $463 billion in 2015.  Exports of goods and services decreased by more than the decrease in imports of goods and services.   From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

Women’s Earnings by Occupation

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Population/Census,Statistics,Women

Chart which shows median earnings  of full-time, year-round workers in the past 12 months by sex and occupation.  Divided into three segments by occupations with 80% or more female workers, 45%-55% female workers, and 80% or more male workers.  From the Census Bureau


Selected Health Conditions Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Adults: United States, 2014

Categories: Asia,Health/Medical,Statistics

Highlights differences in the prevalence of selected health conditions between the NHPI population and the Asian population with whom they have historically been combined.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Trends in Infant Mortality in the United States, 2005-2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

Describes trends in infant mortality by race and Hispanic origin, by state, and by leading causes of infant deaths over the ten year period.  Declines were observed for all population subgroups except American Indian and Alaska Native persons.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Certification Status and Experience of U.S. Public School Teachers: Variations Across Student Subgroups

Categories: Education,Statistics

Provides information about whether students in U.S. public schools are taught by certified and experienced teachers.  Includes per cent of students who are taught by teachers with state certification, with more than 5 years of experience, and with a postsecondary degree in the subject by various school and student characteristics.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Improvements to Measuring Net Worth of Households: 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

The median net worth of American households in 2013 was $80,039. This report discusses what gets measured to determine net worth and includes charts to show the percentage of net worth represented by each type of asset.  From the Census Bureau


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