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Earl Gregg Swem Library

One Hundred Years of Current Employment Statistics: Busting CES Myths

Categories: History,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Discusses some of the most common misunderstandings about the Current Employment Statistics survey.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Injury Mortality: United States, 1999-2014

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

A visualization of injury mortality in the U.S. over time.   Features six dashboards which combine a statistical table with fixed and dynamic scale color graphs to depict injury characteristics.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


School Enrollment in the United States: 2015

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Population/Census,Statistics

Tables which provide information on students by age, sex,  race, Hispanic origin, family income, and more.  Covers enrollment from kindergarten to graduate school.  Press release with links to statistical tables.  From the Census Bureau



Criminal Victimization 2015

Categories: Crime/Justice,Guns,Statistics

Presents national rates and levels of criminal victimization in 2015 and change from 2014.  Includes characteristics of crimes and victims and consequences of the crime.  Also covers domestic violence and use of weapons.  From  the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Student Loan Statistics

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Great Britain,Statistics

Discusses recent developments relating to student loans in Great Britain including background information about the program, the estimated rise in loan levels, repayment requirements, and arguments for reform.  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number 1079

(education, higher     govt finance     Great Britain     statistics)


Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2015

Categories: Disability,Govt Finance,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

Provides program and demographic information about the people who receive Social Security disability benefits.  Includes number of current beneficiaries, benefits awarded, withhold or terminated, the income of disabled beneficiaries and more.   From the Social Security Administration


Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population by Age and Insurance Coverage, 2014

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

Shows estimates according to age, family income, and insurance coverage.  Finds that an average of $688 was paid out of pocket for health care among people with some health care expenses. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


OASDI and SSI Program Rates and Limits: 2017

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

Fact sheet which posts rates and limits for various government programs for 2017.  Notable for announcing inflation adjustment for social security benefits which is 0.3% for 2017.  From the Office of Retirement and Disability Policy of the Social Security Administration


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