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Earl Gregg Swem Library

E-Stats 2016: Measuring the Electronic Economy

Categories: Business/Economics,Manufacturing,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

Provides estimates of e-commerce activity in key sectors of the U.S. economy for 2016, revises previously released estimates for 2015 and earlier, and places these estimates in historical context.  From the Census Bureau


Mental Health-related Physician Office Visits by Adults Aged 18 and Over: United States, 2012-2014

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

Examines adult mental health-related physician office visits by specialty and selected patient characteristics. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Wireless Substitution: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, July-December 2017

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

The number of American homes with only wireless telephones continues to grow.  During the second half of 2017 nearly 54% of such homes had only wireless phone service.  This report presents characteristics of such households.   From the National Center for Health Statistics


Describing the Increase in Preterm Births in the United States, 2014-2016

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

This report describes trends in total, early (less than 34 weeks), and late (34-36 weeks) preterm births by plurality, race and Hispanic origin of the mother, and state of residence during the time period.  Since 2014 the rate of preterm births has risen after declining from 2007 to 2014. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Suicide Rates in the United States Continue to Increase

Categories: Births/Deaths,Headlines,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

Updates trends in U.S. suicide mortality from 2000 through 2016 and describes differences by sex, age group, and means of suicide.  For 2000-2016, the suicide rate increased 30%, from 10.4 to 13.5 per 100,000 population.  From the National Center for Health Statistics



Students’ Views of Mathematics, Reading, and Science

Categories: Children,Education,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics,Tests/Assessments,Youth

Reports on the opinions of students at various grade levels and in various types of schools about reading, science, and math courses.  The survey was part of the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress for students in 4th, 8th, and 12th grades.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Postsecondary Institutions and Cost of Attendance in 2017-18; Degrees and Other Awards Conferred, 2016-17; and 12-Month Enrollment, 2016-17: First Look, Preliminary Data

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

A collection of recent data on higher education showing modest increases in the cost of attendance.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Postsecondary Enrollment Before, During, and Since the Great Recession

Categories: Business/Economics,Education-Higher,Financial Crisis/Markets,Population/Census,Statistics

Examines the postsecondary enrollment of the adult population by demographic and social characteristics, such as age, sex, race and Hispanic origin.  Finds that enrollment increased from 2006 to 2011, then decreased by 2015 with the largest decrease coming in two year institutions.  From the Census Bureau


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