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Local Area Personal Income 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Statistics

Reports that personal income grew in 2013 in 2,695 counties, fell in 390, and was unchanged in 28.  Per capita personal income ranged from $17,536 in Telfair County, Georgia to $121,632 in New York County, New York.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis


Prevalence of Alcohol Dependence Among U.S. Adult Drinkers, 2009-2011

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health/Medical,Statistics

Finds that most excessive drinkers did not meet the criteria for alcohol dependence.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Growth in DoD’s Budget From 2000 to 2014

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Reports that the Defense Department’s budget grew from $384 billion in 2000 to $502 billion in 2014 in inflation-adjusted real terms, an overall increase of 31%.  Also breaks down the increases by component parts of the defense budget.  From the Congressional Budget Office


Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2015 to 2024

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Statistics,Taxes

Provides estimates of the potential budgetary savings from 79 options that would decrease federal spending or increase federal revenues over the next decade.  From the Congressional Budget Office


Characteristics of Residents Living in Residential Care Communities, by Community Bed Size: United States, 2012

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Finds that smaller communities had a higher percentage of residents who were male, minority, and receiving Medicaid.  They tended to be more impaired.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Operating Characteristics of Residential Care Communities, by Community Bed Size: United States 2012

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

Presents the most current national estimates of residential care facilities, those that provide assistance with living but not skilled care, and compares selected residential care community characteristics by bed size.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Trends in Fetal and Perinatal Mortality in the United States, 2006-2012

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

Examines trends in stillbirths by race and Hispanic origin and by state.   From the National Center for Health Statistics


Household Poverty and Nonfatal Violent Victimization, 2008-2012

Categories: Crime/Justice,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Examines the violent victimization experiences of people living in households at various levels of poverty, focusing on type of violence, victim’s race or Hispanic origin, and location of residence. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


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