The percentage of active duty military personnel with "polypharmacy (defined as five or more concurrent prescriptions)," according to an article in the June 2018 issue of the the Medical Surveillance Monthly Report -- Polypharmacy Involving Opioid, Psychotropic, and Central Nervous System Depressant Medications, Period Prevalence and Association with Suicidal Ideation, Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016.
Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"
Roughly the number of GI Bill users who are attending Ivy League schools, according to a recent Military Times article -- Student vet enrollment spikes at Ivy League schools. During the last five fiscal years, the number of post-9/11 GI Bill users enrolled in Ivy League institutions has grown 34%, the article said.
The amount spent by the United States on "governmentwide homeland security efforts, international programs, and the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria" from FY 2002 through FY 2017, according to a new report from the Stimson Center -- Counterterrorism Spending: Protecting America while Promoting Efficiencies and Accountability.
The percentage by which soldiers deployed to combat zones are more likely to attend religious services weekly when compared to "their counterparts assigned to non-combat overseas deployments," according to a recent working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research -- Death, Trauma and God: The Effect of Military Deployments on Religiosity. Soldiers deployed to combat zones are also 9% more likely to engage in private prayer, according to the researchers.
The percentage of enlisted women diagnosed with a mental health condition within a year after a combat injury, according to a story in Military Times reporting on a study by Judy Dye, a researcher with the Naval Health Research Center -- Factors That Contribute to Mental Health in Combat Injured Military Women.