Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - 7 August 2017

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The percentage of the armed forces comprising officers, according to a new "In Focus" report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) -- Military Officers. The report explains the rank structure of the military and breaks it down by service branch. An "In Focus" report on Military Enlisted Personnel was released by the CRS at the same time.

By the Numbers - 10 July 2017

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According to the CDC, the amount of opioids prescribed per person in the U.S. was three times higher in 2015 compared to 1999. 

The CDC found that opioid prescribing in the U.S. is inconsistent. "Providers in the highest prescribing counties prescribed 6 times more opioids per person than the lowest prescribing counties in 2015."