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Earl Gregg Swem Library

2014 Annual Report of the State Board of Health

Categories: Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD1212015/$file/RD121.pdf

Includes discussion and statistics of such issues as access to health care, aging population, immunization, health disparities and environmental health in Virginia.  From the Virginia State Board  of Health

 

Projecting Cancer Incidence in Virginia

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.coopercenter.org/sites/default/files/publications/CancerBrief_VACancerProjections_15April2015_0.pdf

Presents cancer incidence projections for Virginia, its 95 counties, and 39 independent cities over the three decades of 2011-2020, 2021-2030, and 2031-2040 for the most commonly occurring cancers.  From the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia

 

Majority of Federally Funded R&D Centers Report Declines in R&D Spending in FY2013

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2015/nsf15319/nsf15319.pdf

Reports on spending levels by the 40 federally funded research and development centers sponsored by the federal government.  Shows 5 year spending trends.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles: Manufacturer Performance Report for the 2013 Model Year

Categories: Environment,Laws/Regulations,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/climate/documents/420r15008a.pdf

Industry compliance in model year 2013 was better than required by the 2013 greenhouse gas emission standards.  The report presents detailed information about how individual  firms are complying with GHG emissions standards for cars and light trucks.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

A Look at Today’s Pension Equity Plans

Categories: Labor/Employment,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-4/pdf/a-look-at-todays-pension-equity-plans.pdf

Examines the transition of public and private employers from traditional pensions to pension equity plans to provide retirement income to workers while limiting financial responsibility for employers.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

College Enrollment and Work Activity of 2014 High School Graduates

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/hsgec_04162015.pdf

In October 2014 68% of 2014 high school graduates were enrolled in colleges or universities.  Offers details about work/school/unemployment status by gender, race, and ethnicity.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Interpregnancy Intervals in the United States: Data from the Birth Certificate and the National Survey of Family Growth

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr64/nvsr64_03.pdf

Presents the results of surveys of time between a live birth and conception of a subsequent live birth by state, age at delivery, marital status, education, number of previous births and race/ethnicity.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 …: A First Look at the Postsecondary Transcripts of 2002 High School Sophomores

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015034.pdf

Finds that 84% of 2002 high school sophomores had some postsecondary enrollment as of the 2012-13 academic year, but 43% had earned no postsecondary credential.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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