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Unemployment Among Doctoral Scientists and Engineers Increased but Remained Below the National Average

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Science/Technology,Statistics

Reports the unemployment rate for those with doctoral degrees in science,engineering or health fields was 2.4% in October 2010 or about one-third of the rate for the general population. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2012

Categories: Elderly,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

Places special focus on income of population 65 or older.  Several tables describe the economic situation of the aged with varying levels of Social Security benefits and total money income. Also covers poverty status of the elderly. One of a series of biennial reports.  From the Social Security Administration


The Five Most Costly Children’s Conditions, 2011: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Children, Ages 0-17

Categories: Children,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

The top five in costly conditions for children were mental disorders, asthma, trauma-related disorders, acute bronchitis, and otitis media.  Offers charts on expenditures, number of children afflicted, and source of payment.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: A Pilot Study of Job-Transfer or Work-Restriction Cases, 2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Reports results of a study to learn more about the case circumstances and worker characteristics for occupational injury or illness cases that resulted in days of job transfer or work restrictions for workers in six private industry subsectors in 2012.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Regional Variation in Use of Complementary Health Approaches by U.S. Adults

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Maps/Geography,Statistics

Presents estimates of the four most commonly used complementary health approaches among adults aged 18 + in 9 geographic regions.  Finds the leading non-conventional health approach in the U.S. was the use of nonvitamin, nonmineral dietary supplements with such use highest in the Mountain, Pacific and West North Central regions.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Nonfatal Domestic Violence, 2003-2012

Categories: Crime/Justice,Marriage/Family,Statistics

Provides analysis and statistics on rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault committed by intimate partners, immediate family members, or other relatives.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


An Analysis of the President’s 2015 Budget

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Presidency,Statistics,Taxes

Sections on how the president’s budget proposals would affect federal deficits and the debt, what proposals would have the largest budgetary effects, and how CBO’s estimates differ from those of the administration.  From the Congressional Budget Office


SOI Tax Stats, Corporation Source Book: U.S. Total and Sectors Listing

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics,Taxes

Statistical tables on corporate income taxes for 2011.  Covers balance sheets, income statements, taxes, and other selected items.  From the Internal Revenue Service


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