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Latest items for United States

April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

2.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

2.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, United States, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

2.0
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 99% of births in United States were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 49).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in United States was 76.1 years for males and 81.1 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in United States was 7 per 1000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in United States was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in United States was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:40 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2020 the maternal mortality ratio for women in United States was 19 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in United States of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 77.2%" (p 56).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in United States is 18.8 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 56).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

3.0
Feb. 26, 2021, 11:32 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

“United States, the number of households employing paid domestic workers increased by 53 per cent between 1995 and 1999” (pp. 18-19).
Feb. 6, 2021, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

“Few to none of these maternal deaths are due to medical mismanagement. Instead, problems of access, care coordination, and inequities in health care resources and social services are at the heart of maternal death rates” (para. 2) “Cradle Cincinnati is an exemplar. They have formed a coalition that connects all of the significant stakeholders in the pregnancy space to combat the high infant mortality rates in Hamilton Country, Ohio, joining families in the community to payers and health systems (including traditional competitors). Cradle’s strategic model has made significant steps toward improving outcomes: for five years in a row, the number of sleep-related infant deaths in Hamilton County was lower than...more
Feb. 6, 2021, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

“The maternal mortality rate in the United States is the highest of any developed country – and the rate is rising. The US is currently the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world” (para. 1) “Minority women, particularly those facing socioeconomic challenges, are the primary victims behind these statistics — nationally, African American women are three to four times more likely to die from childbirth than non-Hispanic white women” (para. 3).
Feb. 6, 2021, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

“Few to none of these maternal deaths are due to medical mismanagement. Instead, problems of access, care coordination, and inequities in health care resources and social services are at the heart of maternal death rates” (para. 2). “Consistently, these task forces have arrived at the same conclusion: the causes affecting pregnancy-related deaths are not separa.te threads, but a web; and these overlapping social, economic, behavioral, and genetic determinants cannot be adequately addressed by siloed stakeholders” (para. 5). “Cradle Cincinnati is an exemplar. They have formed a coalition that connects all of the significant stakeholders in the pregnancy space to combat the high infant mortality rates in Hamilton Country, Ohio, joining...more
Feb. 6, 2021, 12:57 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

“Few to none of these maternal deaths are due to medical mismanagement. Instead, problems of access, care coordination, and inequities in health care resources and social services are at the heart of maternal death rates” (para. 2).
Feb. 3, 2021, 12:02 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"One-in-five U.S. adults believe that polygamy is morally acceptable, a recent Gallup poll found. This share has almost tripled (from 7%) since the question was first asked in 2003, but is still among the least accepted behaviors Gallup asks about. Self-described liberals are much more likely than conservatives to see polygamy as morally acceptable (34% vs. 9%)" (para 11).
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Norway, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

1.0
Jan. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-4

In the United States in 2017, women comprised 12.5% of the police force.
Jan. 2, 2021, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

“Few to none of these maternal deaths are due to medical mismanagement. Instead, problems of access, care coordination, and inequities in health care resources and social services are at the heart of maternal death rates” (para. 2) “Cradle Cincinnati is an exemplar. They have formed a coalition that connects all of the significant stakeholders in the pregnancy space to combat the high infant mortality rates in Hamilton Country, Ohio, joining families in the community to payers and health systems (including traditional competitors). Cradle’s strategic model has made significant steps toward improving outcomes: for five years in a row, the number of sleep-related infant deaths in Hamilton County was lower than...more
Jan. 2, 2021, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

“The maternal mortality rate in the United States is the highest of any developed country – and the rate is rising. The US is currently the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world” (para. 1) “Minority women, particularly those facing socioeconomic challenges, are the primary victims behind these statistics — nationally, African American women are three to four times more likely to die from childbirth than non-Hispanic white women” (para. 3).
Jan. 2, 2021, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

“Few to none of these maternal deaths are due to medical mismanagement. Instead, problems of access, care coordination, and inequities in health care resources and social services are at the heart of maternal death rates” (para. 2). “Consistently, these task forces have arrived at the same conclusion: the causes affecting pregnancy-related deaths are not separa.te threads, but a web; and these overlapping social, economic, behavioral, and genetic determinants cannot be adequately addressed by siloed stakeholders” (para. 5). “Cradle Cincinnati is an exemplar. They have formed a coalition that connects all of the significant stakeholders in the pregnancy space to combat the high infant mortality rates in Hamilton Country, Ohio, joining...more
Jan. 2, 2021, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

“Few to none of these maternal deaths are due to medical mismanagement. Instead, problems of access, care coordination, and inequities in health care resources and social services are at the heart of maternal death rates” (para. 2).
Jan. 2, 2021, 7:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"A dozen senators and Obama Administration leaders highlighted the need for the U.S. Senate to ratify CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. This global treaty for women's equality was recognized as a critical tool for the U.S. to speak out against violence and discrimination against women and girls. Senator Boxer, a long-time champion of CEDAW said, “It’s ridiculous, it’s embarrassing, it’s inexplicable” that the United States has not yet joined 187 other countries in ratifying CEDAW. Boxer is the chair of the Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women’s Issues" (para. 2-3).
Jan. 2, 2021, 7:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"In 1980, President Jimmy Carter sent the Senate Foreign Relations Committee a treaty for ratification outlining basic human rights for women around the world. Over 30 years later, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is where it remains. The treaty – known as the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, CEDAW for short – was one of several issues discussed Tuesday during a packed subcommittee hearing on global violence against women. The United States is the only industrialized country that has not signed on...has it ever been ratified? Yes. Twice. But only on the committee level. President Bill Clinton sent the treaty to the...more
Jan. 2, 2021, 7:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1, NGOFW-DATA-3

“A joint statement was issued by 75 NGOs calling for CEDAW ratification which included groups such as AAUW, Amnesty International USA, Feminist Majority, Global Solutions.org, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, MomsRising, National Council of Jewish Women, National Education Association, NOW, National Women’s Law Center, YWCA USA and others. A two-thirds majority of the Senate is required for treaty ratification” (para. 7).
Jan. 2, 2021, 7:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"A dozen senators and Obama Administration leaders highlighted the need for the U.S. Senate to ratify CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. This global treaty for women's equality was recognized as a critical tool for the U.S. to speak out against violence and discrimination against women and girls. Senator Boxer, a long-time champion of CEDAW said, “It’s ridiculous, it’s embarrassing, it’s inexplicable” that the United States has not yet joined 187 other countries in ratifying CEDAW. Boxer is the chair of the Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women’s Issues" (para. 2-3). "A joint statement was issued by 75 NGOs calling...more
Jan. 2, 2021, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

“But when she arrived at NYC Staten Island University Hospital in labor, the doctor immediately began pressuring her, she said, to have a C-section. The doctor told her the baby would be in peril and her uterus would rupture if she did not; he told her that she would be committing the equivalent of child abuse and that her baby would be taken away from her, she said in an interview this week” (para. 2-3). “The hospital record leaves little question that the operation was conducted against her will: “I have decided to override her refusal to have a C-section,” a handwritten note signed by Dr. James J. Ducey, the...more
Jan. 1, 2021, 3:52 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"In other cases, women’s murders were misclassified. For example, by the police department’s own account, obtained by Kilómetro Cero, police officer Francés Pagan Resto was shot in the head by the father of her child, another officer named Jonathan Vargas Semidey, who then shot and killed himself. Yet a medical examiner classified Pagan Resto’s death as a suicide" (para 17).