Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - April 29, 2013


The percentage by which "psychotherapy targeting suicide prevention reduced the risk for attempts" -- at least for adults -- according to an article recently published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine -- Screening for and Treatment of Suicide Risk Relevant to Primary Care: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

By the Numbers - April 1, 2013

3% to 20%

The range in percentage of women deployed -- by branch and pay grade -- to Iraq or Afghanistan as of 2010, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine,  Returning Home from Iraq and Afghanistan: Readjustment Needs of Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families. 3% represents the proportion of female junior enlisted marines, and 20% represents the proportion of female junior Air Force officers. Overall, of military personnel serving in OEF/OIF through 2010, roughly 88% were men and 12% were women.