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Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being

Creator: US Department of Commerce

Geography: North America, United States

Categories: Women’s Health

Tags: arthritis, asthma, blood pressure, caesarean, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, childbirth, chronic diseases, depression, diabetes, education, employment, ethnicity, health behaviours, health care, health care access, health care utilization, health insurance, hypertension, immunization/vaccination, income, life expectancy, mental health, mobility disabilities, obesity, physical activity, pregnancy, preventive care, respiratory diseases, risk factors, screening, socioeconomics, teen pregnancy, violence/abuse, women

URL: https://www.census.gov/library/publications/2011/demo/womeninamerica.html

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PDF, 87 pages.

"This report, prepared for the White House Council on Women and Girls, presents selected indicators of women’s social and economic well-being currently and over time. The report is intended for a general audience, with the hope that it will be useful to policymakers, policy analysts, journalists, policy advocates, and all those interested in women’s issues."

The indicators have been grouped into five areas of interest: People, Families, and Income; Education; Employment; Health; and Crime and Violence.