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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: A Pilot Study of Job-Transfer or Work-Restriction Cases, 2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/osh/case/djtr2012.pdf

Reports results of a study to learn more about the case circumstances and worker characteristics for occupational injury or illness cases that resulted in days of job transfer or work restrictions for workers in six private industry subsectors in 2012.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Census Bureau Director John H. Thompson on Improved Health Insurance Questions in the Current Population Survey

Categories: Health Insurance,Population/Census

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/health_care_insurance/cb14-67.html

Describes reasons for the redesign of the health insurance questions on the Current Population Survey and provides some links to additional information.  From the Census Bureau.

 

Regional Variation in Use of Complementary Health Approaches by U.S. Adults

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Health/Medical,Maps/Geography,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db146.pdf

Presents estimates of the four most commonly used complementary health approaches among adults aged 18 + in 9 geographic regions.  Finds the leading non-conventional health approach in the U.S. was the use of nonvitamin, nonmineral dietary supplements with such use highest in the Mountain, Pacific and West North Central regions.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Nonfatal Domestic Violence, 2003-2012

Categories: Crime/Justice,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ndv0312.pdf

Provides analysis and statistics on rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault committed by intimate partners, immediate family members, or other relatives.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

An Analysis of the President’s 2015 Budget

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Presidency,Statistics,Taxes

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/45230-APB_1.pdf

Sections on how the president’s budget proposals would affect federal deficits and the debt, what proposals would have the largest budgetary effects, and how CBO’s estimates differ from those of the administration.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

GM Ignition Switch Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?

http://energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/%E2%80%9C-gm-ignition-switch-recall-why-did-it-take-so-long%E2%80%9D

Contains list of documents in 64 binders obtained by congressional oversight committee about
General Motors safety defect which was hidden from the public for years.  From the House Energy and Commerce Committee

 

SOI Tax Stats, Corporation Source Book: U.S. Total and Sectors Listing

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics,Taxes

http://www.irs.gov/uac/SOI-Tax-Stats-Corporation-Source-Book:-U.S.-Total-and-Sectors-Listing

Statistical tables on corporate income taxes for 2011.  Covers balance sheets, income statements, taxes, and other selected items.  From the Internal Revenue Service

 

National Endowment for the Arts Awards More than $74 Million to U.S. Nonprofits

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Govt Finance

http://arts.gov/news/2014/national-endowment-arts-award-more-74-million-us-nonprofits

Press release which details the awards made in 971 grants to nonprofit organizations nationwide for the second half of FY2014.  From the National Endowment for the Arts

 

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