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Maternal Morbidity for Vaginal and Cesarean Deliveries, According to Previous Cesarean History: New Data from the Birth Certificate, 2013

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr64/nvsr64_04.pdf

Presents findings on four maternal morbidities associated with labor and delivery: maternal transfusion, ruptured uterus, unplanned hysterectomy, and intensive care unit admission.  Finds that rates of maternal morbidity were higher for cesarean than vaginal deliveries.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Snapshot Review of Sexual Assault Report Files at the Four Largest U.S. Military Bases in 2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Headlines,Sex Issues,Women

http://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Gillibrand_Sexual%20Assault%20Report.pdf

Alleges that sexual assault cases have been under-reported by the Defense Department, particularly in excluding cases involving civilian spouses of military members and civilian women living near military bases.  One of the four bases covered in the investigation was Naval Station Norfolk.  From the Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

 

SAPRO Reports

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Sex Issues,Statistics,Women

http://sapr.mil/index.php/annual-reports

Includes the annual report on sexual assault in the military plus links to 8 appendices covering statistical data on sexual assaults, male victims of sexual assault, and metrics on sexual assault.  From the Defense Department

 

Department of Defense Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Headlines,Sex Issues,Statistics,Women

http://sapr.mil/public/docs/reports/FY14_Annual/FY14_DoD_SAPRO_Annual_Report_on_Sexual_Assault.pdf

Presents statistics and analysis of reports of incidents of sexual assault during FY2014.  Also discusses policy and program improvements to the Sexual Assault  Prevention and Response Program of the DoD.  From the Defense Department

 

Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers: First Quarter 2015

Categories: Education,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/wkyeng.pdf

Tracks weekly earnings data by age, sex, race/ethnicity, occupational groups, and education.  Includes five statistical tables.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Trends in Long-acting Reversible Contraception Use Among U.S. Women Aged 15-44

Categories: Abortion/Contraception,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db188.pdf

Long-acting reversible contraceptive devices such as IUDs and subdermal hormonal implants are making a comeback. This report examines trends in LARC use among women and describes patterns of use by age, race and Hispanic origin.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Fertility of Women in the United States, 2014

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

http://www.census.gov/hhes/fertility/data/cps/2014.html

A set of 6 statistical tables with information on children ever born, rates of childlessness, and relationship status at first birth for women with selected demographic characteristics.  From the Census Bureau

 

 

Full-Time, Year-Round Workers and Median Earnings in the Past 12 Months by Sex and Detailed Occupation: 2013

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.census.gov/people/io/files/Median%20earnings%20by%20occupation%20031015.xlsx

Statistical table which shows median earnings for men and women by detailed occupational categories with an additional column showing women’s earnings as a percentage of men’s for that job category.  From the Census Bureau

 

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