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Campus Climate Survey Validation Study: Final Technical Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Sex Issues,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ccsvsftr.pdf

Presents the results of a nine-school pilot test conducted to develop a campus climate survey that collects school-level data on sexual victimization of undergraduate students. Describes the development of the survey instrument and estimates for each school of the prevalence of sexual assault, rape, and battery. Also covers relationship between campus climate and rates of sexual victimization. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Survey of Sexual Violence in Juvenile Correctional Facilities, 2007-12: Statistical Tables

Categories: Crime/Justice,Sex Issues,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ssvjcf0712st.pdf

Presents counts of allegations and substantiated incidents of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contact, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported by juvenile correctional authorities from 2007 to 2012. See also: Sexual Victimization Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2007-12. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Sexual Victimization Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2007-12

Categories: Crime/Justice,Sex Issues,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/svrjca0712.pdf

Presents national estimates of various forms of sexual victimization including staff misconduct in state and local juvenile correctional facilities. Includes characteristics of victims and perpetrators, nature of injuries, and sanctions imposed. See also: Survey of Sexual Violence in Juvenile Correctional Facilities, 2007-12: Statistical Tables. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

U.S. Department of Justice Report and Recommendations Concerning the Use of Restrictive Housing: Final Report

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Headlines,Youth

http://www.justice.gov/dag/file/815551/download

Results of the federal investigation into the use of solitary confinement, a.k.a restrictive housing in state and federal prisons with recommendations and guiding principles for reducing its frequency of use and implementing progressive alternatives. From the Justice Department

 

Abnormal Cholesterol Among Children and Adolescents in the United States, 2011-2014

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/DB228.pdf

Provides estimates on the prevalence of high total cholesterol, low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and high non-HDL cholesterol among children and adolescents aged 6-19. Finds that one in five youths had high total cholesterol. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2011-2014

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Headlines,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db219.pdf

This report provides the most recent national data on obesity prevalence by sex, age, race, and Hispanic origin for the 2011 to 2014 period. The prevalence of obesity in adults was just over 36% and in youth 17%. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Births in the United States, 2014

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db216.pdf

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/suicide/racial_and_gender_2009_2013.pdf

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

 

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