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Labor Law Highlights, 1915-2015

Categories: Children,Labor Unions,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

Highlights important labor law legislation enacted in the past 100 years in the U.S. Includes child labor law, gender and racial equality, working conditions, and union membership. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Assessment of Coverage in the Arrest-Related Deaths Program

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

Offers an executive summary of a report which looked at persons who died during the process of arrest, including homicides by police and deaths attributed to suicide, intoxication, accidental injury and natural causes. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Agility in Action: A Snapshot of Enhancements to the American Community Survey

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

Describes efforts by the federal government to reduce the burden for survey respondents while maintaining the data quality and the responsiveness to emerging issues of the American Community Survey. From the Census Bureau


Multifactor Productivity Trends for Detailed Industries, 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Reports that productivity increased in 38 of the 86 4-digit NAICS manufacturing industries in 2013. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Hospitalization, Readmission, and Death Experience of Noninstutionalized Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries Aged 65 and Over

Categories: Births/Deaths,Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

In 2012 nearly one-fifth of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries who were discharged from a hospital were readmitted within 30 days. Also tracks the number of such readmissions which result in death. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Births in the United States, 2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women,Youth

This report presents key demographic and maternal/infant health indicators by race and Hispanic origin. Also includes trends in fertility rates, teen birth rates, and cesarean and preterm birth rates. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Racial and Gender Disparities in Suicide Among Young Adults Aged 18-24: United States, 2009-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics,Youth

Suicide was the second leading cause of death among young adults in the U.S. in 2013. This report examines suicide rates and methods among young adults by sex and race and Hispanic origin. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate Tops 90 Percent

Categories: Education,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Reports on the percentage of students in the high school class of 2015 in Virginia who earned a diploma within four years, the percentage of those who graduated with an Advanced Studies diploma, and the percentage who dropped out. Also includes links to reports at the school and school division levels. From the Virginia Department of Education


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