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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Participation Rates and Monthly Payments from Selected Social Insurance Programs

Categories: Disability,Labor/Employment,Population/Census,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Veterans

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/demo/p70br-144.pdf

Reports participation rates by eligible individuals and benefit amounts received for such social services programs as Social Security retirement and disability, veterans’ disabilities, unemployment, and workers’ compensation.  From the Census Bureau

 

Fertility Research Brief

Categories: Births/Deaths,Children,Population/Census,Statistics,Women

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/demo/p70br-147.pdf

Presents such fertility data as adults who do or do not have biological children, number of children, age of mother at first birth, and childbearing/coresidential relationships.  From the Census Bureau

 

Monthly and Average Monthly Poverty Rates by Selected Demographic Characteristics: 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/demo/p70br-145.pdf

Presents monthly and average monthly poverty rates in the U.S. and how they differ across such demographic characteristics as age, sex, race, and family status.  From the Census Bureau

 

Demographics and Living Arrangements: 2013

Categories: Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2017/demo/p70br-148.pdf

Presents information on types of living arrangements in the U.S. including living alone, with a same sex or opposite sex spouse, with an unmarried partner, with grandparents and so forth.  From the Census Bureau

 

Utilization of Clinical Preventive Services for Cancer and Heart Disease Among Insured Adults: United States, 2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db274.pdf

Links recent improvements in health insurance coverage to improved access to health care and increased use of preventive services.  This report presents the proportion of insured adults who received recommended services for the prevention of  early detection of cancer and heart disease.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

National Transportation Noise Mapping Tool

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Transportation

https://maps.bts.dot.gov/noise/BTSNoiseMappingToolDocumentation_March2016.pdf

A new product which aims to track the level of noise exposure to the U.S. population from aviation and interstate highways.  See Noise Data folder here.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

 

 

Maricopa County Added Over 222 People Per Day in 2016, More Than Any Other County

Categories: Births/Deaths,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2017/cb17-44.html

Annual press release of population information which shows the Top Ten fastest growing counties by numeric and percent changes.  Also shows the Top Ten declining counties, the Top 25 fastest-growing metro areas, and the causes (births, deaths, internal migration, international migration) for the changes. Includes links to detailed statistical data.  From the Census Bureau

 

America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Statistics

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/omb/budget/fy2018/2018_blueprint.pdf

Initial budget release from the Trump administration which calls for deep cuts in discretionary spending and the elimination of 19 independent agencies including the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, the Corporations for Public Broadcasting and National and Community Service, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  From the Office of Management and Budget

 

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