SO 215 Demography and Public Health

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  • Databases

****Statistical Abstracts
primarily data for the United States from 1878 to 2011

Statistical Insight
Statistics available as indexed tables from federal, state, and international intergovernmental(IGO) publications; searches American Statistics Index, Statistical Reference Index, and Index to International Statistics; provides links to web sites, governmental and nongovernmental; allows keyword searching.

Local Market Audience Analyst
Demographic and lifestyle/market characteristics of a demographic area within the United States

  • Governmental and Organizational Sources

****Census Bureau

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American FactFinder

****American Community Survey

****Measuring America

****2010 Decennial Census

Census scope: charts, maps, rankings

ChicagoPop Center Research – social demography surveys on families, health, poverty, inequality, etc.

Historical United States Census Data Browser

Population and Household Economic statistical reports listed by topic

Vermont Center for Rural Studies (U.S. Census Bureau's VT State Data Center)

  • Population and Demographics: World

CIA – The World Factbook

International Database from the U.S. Census Bureau, includes historical data

NPG—Negative Population Growth

Population Media Center POPIN Data (United Nations Population Information Network)

Population Index on the Web

Population Reference Bureau (PRB): nonprofit environmntal organization presenting news, analysis, etc.

United Nations (home page)

United Nations Population Fund—UNFPA

World Bank Group—data and research

  • Criminal Justice

Correction Population in the United States, 2010 appendix table 3 has demographics by sex and race and age

Census of Jails

Prison Policy Initiative

Federal Bureau of prisons includes a population count for each prison

  • Education

Digest of Education Statistics

Department of Education

  • Economic / Social

Atlas of Global Inequality

Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire demographics/trends

BestPlaces.net—city info, data, stats

ChicagoPop Center Research – social demography resources on families, health, poverty, inequality, etc.

The Cost of Raising Children

Economic and Social Development Research and analysis

Population and Household Economic statistical reports listed by topic

United Nations Development Program provides information about health, poverty, the environment and other world development issues

Bureau of Economic Analysis 

Economic Census 

Economic Indicators key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau 

Economic Statistics Briefing Room provides basic, current economic indicators from the White House with links to eight subject areas: employment, income, international, money, output, prices, production, and transportation

  • Employment

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Vermont 2008 OES State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

  • Environment

“Lifestyle choices affect U.S. Impact on environment” from Population Reference Bureau http://www.prb.org/Articles/2006/LifestyleChoicesAffectUSImpactontheEnvironment.aspx

“Population and environment” from Rand Corporation  http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB5045/index1.html

"Environment" from http://unstats.un.org/unsd/environment_main.htm 

  • Health

****CDC home page: http://www.cdc.gov/DataStatistics/
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/index.htm

Alan Guttmacher Institute sexual and reproductive health

American Association of Suicidology dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide

WHO Suicide Rates

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention health –United States

CDC: WISQARS

Global Health: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

Injury Mortality Reports

National Center for Health Statistics

Vermont Dept. of Health

United Nations Development Program health, poverty, the environment and other world development issues

****WHO World Health Organization

  • Immigration / Refugees

Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Immigration Statistics from the Department of Homeland Security

United Nations High Commission on Refugees

  • Marketing 

American Marketplace (2007 edition); print copy in Durick Library: Reference HA.A635

Household spending (2007 edition); print copy in Durick Library Reference HC110.C6 O34

SRDS: the lifestyle market analyst (2008 edition); print copy in Durick Library Reference HA 203.L54

  • Religion

Religion Statistics and Geography—Church Statistics

  • Print Titles in the SMC Library Reference Collection

American Demographics (1980-2004, bound periodicals)

County and City Databook Reference HA202.A36

County and City Extra Reference HA203.C68

Demographic Resource Guide Reference HA203.D46

Demographic Yearbook (U.N.) Reference HA17.D45

Demographics of the U.S. Reference HB849.49.R875

Encyclopedia of Population Reference HB871.E538

Historical Statistics of the States of the U.S. Reference HA214.D63

Historical Statistics of the United States Reference HA202.B87

Lifestyle Market Analyst Reference HA203.L54

Sourcebook of County Demographics Reference HA203.S65

State of the World Reference HC59.S73

Statistical Abstract of the United States (annual) Reference HA202

Statistical Handbook on Poverty in the Developing World Reference HC59.72.P6 S73

Statistical Portrait of the United States Social Conditions and Trends Reference HA214.S84

Statistical Yearbook (United Nations) Reference HA12.5.U63

Vital Signs: the trends that are sharing our future Reference HC10.V53

World Development Report (annual) Reference HC59.7W659

World Economic and Social Survey (annual) Reference HC59.A169

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