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Enrollment and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2016; and Financial Statistics and Academic Libraries, Fiscal Year 2016: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Libraries/Museums,Statistics

Includes data on race/ethnicity and gender of students, attendance status, student level, distance education, institutional revenues and expenditures, staff by race/ethnicity and gender, and library collections, expenditures, and services.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Prisoners in 2016

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

Final counts of prisoners in state and federal institutions at year-end 2016 including admissions, releases, noncitizen inmates, inmates under age 18, demographic characteristics, offenses, and prisoner capacity.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Idaho is Nation’s Fastest-Growing State

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

Press release which provides three lists: the ten most populous states, the Top Ten states in numeric growth over the past year, and the Top Ten states in percentage of growth over the past year.  From the Census Bureau


Census Bureau Projects U.S. and World Populations on New Year’s Day

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

U.S. population is estimated at 326, 971,407 as of New Year’s Day, 2018.  World population figure is 7,444,443,881.  From the Census Bureau


Characteristics and Outcomes of Undergraduates with Disabilities

Categories: Disability,Education-Higher,Statistics

Covers demographic and background characteristics of students with disabilities, enrollment and academic characteristics, and postsecondary outcomes.  Also covers their preparation for postsecondary education.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Maternal Characteristics of Prenatal WIC Receipt in the United States, 2016

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children seeks to improve fetal development and reduce problems due to inadequate nutrition during pregnancy.  This report describes prenatal WIC receipt in the U.S. in 2016 by state and by maternal age, race, and Hispanic origin, and education.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Urban and Rural Variation in Fertility-Related Behavior Among U.S. Women, 2011-2015

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Health/Medical,Sex Issues,Statistics,Urban Issues,Women

This report describes urban-rural differences in first sexual intercourse, marital and cohabitation status, number of births, and contraceptive use.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


State Variations in Infant Mortality by Race and Hispanic Origin of Mother, 2013-2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Children,Health/Medical,Statistics

Mississippi had the highest infant mortality rate and Massachusetts had the lowest.  This report covers infant mortality by geographic area and by race and Hispanic origin groups within states.   From the National Center for Health Statistics


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