These are the totals by State for Military Veterans receiving Compensation or Pension Recipients
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Vital Statistics, National Vital Statistics Report Volume 60, Number 3, December 2011, Table 19. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr60/nvsr60_03.pdf.
US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 2005-2009, Resident Population Estimate (Black and African American Alone)
US Census Bureau Amercian Community Survey estimate of White Only residents by state (2009)
The ratio of the nonworking population- people under 15 or over 65-to the working population- people 15-64
Percent of the vote won by Obama in the November 2008 elections.
This data represents the dollar amount of all discretionary grants issued by the Department of Education within each state. Grants could be given to states directly, LEAs, or private/non-profit groups within the state. They represent all disbursement of funds for the fiscal year 2008.
Percent of adults who smoke. U.S. total does not include territories. Data represent adults who reported that they currently smoke every day or some days. Data based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, an ongoing, state-based, random-digit-dialed telephone survey of noninstitutionalized civilian adults aged 18 years and older.Percentages are weighted to reflect population characteristics.
Percent of Children (10-17) who are Overweight or Obese. Overweight or Obese: BMI at or above the 85th percentile of the CDC growth charts for age and gender.BMI-for-age: Body Mass Index for children and teens, also called BMI-for-age, is the number calculated from a child''s weight and height. BMI ranges for children and teens take into account normal differences in body fat between boys and girls and differences in body fat at various ages. It provides a reliable indicator of body fatness...