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Index AARP (American Association of Retired Persons), 20 4 Abortion, 182,22 6 Abused women, 13 0 Accessibility to medical care, 2 6 Accidents, 7 8 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrom e (AIDS), 90 , 224 AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children), 54 , 60, 112, 178, 180 Affluence, 3,5 0 African Americans, 40 , 66, 68, 82, 86, 88, 90, 94, 130, 152, 160, 168, 190, 192, 196, 212, 223, 226 Age, 80 , 82, 84, 86, 94, 118, 160, 227 Age structure of the population, 24 , 28, 68, 172, 200 Age-specific deat h rate, 2 4 Aggravated assault, 16 0 Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 54,60 , 112, 178, 180 AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syn drome ), 90,22 4 Alan Guttmacher Institute, 18 2 Alcohol, 128 , 166 Aleuts, 7 4 American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 20 4 American Council of Life Insurance, 6 2 American Heart Association, 12 0 American Hospital Association, 10 8 Annie E. Casey Foundation, 60 , 196, 228 Asian and Pacific Islanders, 66 , 72, 86, 152, 223 Association of Colleges and Universities, 15 2 Auto accidents, 22 6 Auto fatalities, 124 , 126, 166, 168, 225 Auto safety, 12 4 Baby boom, 28 , 142, 148 Baptists, 21 4 Birthrate, 22,36 , 186,22 2 Black Baptists, 21 2 Blood pressure, 8 0 Body Mass Index, 12 2 Breast cancer, 8 6 Buddhism, 21 4 Burglary, 16 0 Cancer, 78 , 82, 84, 224 Cartogram, 1 0 Catholics, 94,212,21 4 Cause-specific death rates, 2 4 Causes of death, 7 8 Center on Hunger, Poverty and Nutrition Policy, 190 Cerebrovascular disease, 8 2 Cherokee, 7 4 Child population, 18 8 Child Trends, Inc., 178 , 180 Child welfare, 22 8 Child well-being, 196 , 227, 228 299 Children, 5 , 60, 160, 186, 192, 194, 227 Children who do not speak English at home, 194, 227 Cholesterol, 8 0 Choropleth maps, 10 , 14, 22, 68 Christians, 21 4 Christian church, 21 2 Church membership, 21 2 Church of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon), 192 , 212,214 Cigarette smoking, 80 , 84, 120, 228 Citizenship, 4 6 CMSAs (Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Areas), 12 , 14 Cocaine, 12 8 College degrees, 154 , 156, 225 College enrollment, 15 4 College graduates, 120 , 154, 218, 228 Community colleges, 150 , 156 Composite map, 228 , 233 Concentration of income, 5 0 Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Areas (CMSAs), 12 , 14 Consumer Price Index, 5 0 Coronary disease, 8 0 Cost of living, 60,15 6 Cost per pupil, 14 4 Cost-sharing, 5 4 Crack cocaine, 12 8 Crime, 5 , 162 Crime rate, 160 , 162, 164, 226, 228 Cultural regions, 23 2 Data resources, 2 Death rate, 24, 84, 86, 88, 124, 168, 196, 222 Democratic Party, 216, 228 Demographic regions, 1 Demographics, 3, 22, 222 Depression, 28 Disease, 4, 82, 84, 86, 90, 224 Diversity, 3 Divorce rate, 28, 30, 222, 228 Driving while intoxicated, 124 , 166, 226 Dropouts, 140 Drug use, 128, 160, 225 Drunk driving, 124 , 166, 226 Economy, 54 Education, 4, 5, 120, 122, 154, 225 Educational attainment, 196 , 218, 222 Educational Testing Service, 13 6 Elderly, 6 , 82, 84, 94, 200, 202, 206, 227 Elections, 216,21 8 Electoral votes, 21 6 Employment, 50 , 52, 62 Enrollment, 150 , 152, 154, 225 Episcopalians, 21 2 Ethnic composition, 17 2 Ethnic diversity, 56 , 72, 152 Ethnicity, 2 2 Exercise, 11 8 Family income, 4 4 Farm population, 1 8 FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), 160 , 226 Federal assistance programs, 5 4 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 160 , 226 Federal funds, 5 4 Federal spending, 5 4 Female-headed households, 16 0 Fertility, 2 2 Firearms, 168,22 6 Food assistance programs, 60,19 0 Food Stamp Program, 6 0 Ford Foundation, 17 2 Foreign-Born Population, 36 , 44, 46, 72, 194, 218 Four-year colleges, 150,15 6 Great Depression, 2 2 Great Migration, 6 8 Great Society, 11 0 Group Health Association of America, 10 0 Group health insurance, 20 4 Hallucinogens, 12 8 Head Start Program, 134 , 225 Health, 4,78 , 118,22 4 Health care, 98 , 118, 208, 224 Health care costs, 102 , 224 Health insurance, 102 , 224, 228 Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), 100, 224 Heart attack, 8 0 Heart disease, 78 , 80, 82 Heroin, 12 8 High blood pressure, 82,12 2 High school dropouts, 138 , 154, 225, 228 High school graduates, 140 , 142, 148, 225 High-tech employment, 5 2 300 Higher education, 5 , 148, 154 Hinduism, 21 4 Hispanic children, 190,19 2 Hispanics, 44 , 66, 70, 90, 104...


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  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- -- Statistics.
  • United States -- Population -- Statistics.
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