Category Archives: Health Care

Men in Nursing Occupations

Written by: Liana Christin Landivar In 2011, there were 330,000 men employed as nurses in the United States – about 9 percent of all nurses. Though now seen as a predominately female occupation, men had significant representation in nursing until the … Continue reading

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The Health Care Picture for the Uninsured

Written by: Brett O’Hara In general, a doctor’s visit is a fairly standard event, as about three in four adults made a trip to a medical provider at least once during 2010.  If you lack health insurance, however, the picture … Continue reading

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2011 American Community Survey Estimates Tell Us about our Communities

Written by: James B. Treat Do you want to know more about statistics for your local community, such as educational attainment, how many people have health insurance, poverty rates or commute times? Have you ever wondered what the median income … Continue reading

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Uninsured Rate for Young Adults Drops Sharply

Written by: Brett O’Hara Every year, the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey asks respondents whether they had any health insurance coverage during the previous calendar year. Collected since 1987, these statistics are the longest series that measure health insurance coverage … Continue reading

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Tracking Health Insurance Trends for Small Counties

Written by: Wes Basel Today, the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program released estimates for 2010 of the number of insured and uninsured for counties and states nationwide. The program also provides a Web-based interactive tool that allows you … Continue reading

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