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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Housing Unit Totals: 2012

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/popest/data/housing/totals/2012/index.html

Statistical tables on number of housing units by state and nationally and the top 100 fastest growing counties with 5,000 or more housing units.  From the Census Bureau

 

Economic Characteristics of Households: Fourth Quarter 2011: Monthly Average Estimates for Households and People: 2011

http://www.census.gov/sipp/tables/quarterly-est/household-char/hsehld-char-11.html

Set of statistical tables showing the effect of government-sponsored benefit programs on households and people during the four quarters of 2011.  Covers average monthly income, participation in government-sponsored social welfare or social insurance programs, and participation in the labor force.  From the Census Bureau

 

Jails in Indian Country, 2012

Categories: Crime/Justice,Native Americans,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/jic12.pdf

Provides a variety of data about jails in Indian territories including number of facilities, number of inmates, types of offenses, and average length of stays.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Births: Final Data for 2011

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr62/nvsr62_01.pdf

Presents 2011 data on U.S. births according to a wide variety of characteristics, including age, marital status, race and Hispanic origin, method of delivery, and infant characteristics.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Changes in Cesarean Delivery Rates by Gestational Age: United States, 1996-2011

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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db124.pdf

Provides statistics and information on the result of efforts to bring down the high cesarean delivery rate which had risen 60% from 20.7% of all births in 1996 to 32.9% in 2009.  Also provides information on cesarean deliveries by demographic and regional characteristics.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Status of Federal Funding for State Implementation of Health Insurance Exchanges

Categories: Federal State Relations,Headlines,Health Insurance

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43066.pdf

Describes funding arrangements in the Affordable Care Act for the creation of state health insurance exchanges, whether set up by the state or the federal government, the different type of exchange grants, and the amount spent to date by the federal government on the program.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations

Categories: Asia,Defense/Military,Foreign Trade/Investment,Turkey

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/R41368.pdf

Provides background information on Turkey, discusses the evolution of U.S.-Turkish economic and political relations, emphasizes the strategic importance of Turkey’s location, the June 2013 protests and their implications, and U.S. policy options relating to mutual security and trade.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

U.S.-Cambodia Relations: Issues for the 113th Congress

Categories: Asia,China,Civil/Human Rights,Democracy/Peace,Foreign Trade/Investment

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43113.pdf

Describes U.S. attempts to strengthen relations with Cambodia to promote foreign trade, democracy, and human rights and also to counter growing Chinese influence.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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