Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 1:25 pm — admin
Voter Turnout Increases by 5 Million in 2008 Presidential Election.
The increase included about 2 million more black voters, 2 million more Hispanic voters and about 600,000 more Asian voters.
The number of non-Hispanic white voters remained statistically unchanged.
Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 12:52 pm — admin
Obesity Medical Costs Average 42% more than normal weight persons.
The most recent CDC review found that 34 percent of adults aged 20 and over are obese. Rates of
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 5:45 pm — admin
I’d like to see health care legislation that is broken down by problem. One major problem is lack of affordable coverage for individuals. Below are troubling stats from a study by The Commonwealth Fund. NOTE what is left out of the Commonwealth Fund information is the fact that individuals who buy insurance out of pocket are fully taxed on the benefits they purchase. Health benefits from employers are tax-free. This is blatant discrimination.
We try to leave comment out of FemiStats section, but I think this is worth a mention:
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at 12:32 pm — admin
Single in the U.S of A.
Number of unmarried Americans 18 and older in 2008. This group comprised 43
Percentage of unmarried Americans 18 and older who were women.
Percentage of unmarried Americans 18 and older who had never been married.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 5:39 pm — admin
Teen Birth Rates
*The teen birth rate increased in more than half of all 50 states in 2006, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
*The age of mothers at first birth fell in 2006 from 25.2 to 25.0 — the first such decline recorded by the CDC
*Teen birth rates (2006) were highest in the South and Southwest, with the highest rate recorded in Mississippi, followed by New Mexico, and Texas.
Monday, February 2, 2009 at 1:44 pm — admin
Women in Pipleline vs. Women in Power
This page is a direct confrontation to those who want women to accept Pipeline Pacification—the idea that if we get enough qualified women in the pipeline then alpha positions will open up at an equal rate. The pipeline is flowing (and has been in most cases for some time) and yet… the power still goes to men.
Columbia Graduate School of Journalism Class of 2010 sports a female to male ratio of 62 to 38.
Source: Columbia University.
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 11:09 pm — admin
Number of women who die each year due to complications from childbirth or pregnancy
The life-time risk in other countries is as follows:
In 1990, 576,000 women worldwide died to pregnancy. This represents a just a 5% change in 15 years! Some 8 million women have died in this span of time because they attempted or were forced to reproduce.
Sources: World Health Organization, New England Journal of Medicine, White Ribbon Alliance.