Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"
The number of Service members who "suffered illnesses from dehydration to heat stroke last year" due to high temperatures, according to a recent article in Military Times -- How rising temps could cause even more heat casualties at military bases. The article, reporting on a recent study, said that number "is 50 percent higher than it was five years earlier...and will only get worse as global temperatures continue to rise."
The percentage by which Veterans are more likely to have "a graduate degree or higher" than non-Veterans, according to a recent report by LinkedIn -- Veteran Opportunity Report: Understanding an untapped talent pool.
The number of Veterans to whom the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (OEND) program issued naloxone ("a medication used to block the effects of a potentially fatal opioid overdose") from May 2014 to September 2019, according to a recent press release from the VA.
The percentage of 36,000 wounded veterans surveyed by the Wounded Warrior Project who have a "significant" level of PTSD, according to a recent article in Military Times -- Quality of life is improving for many injured veterans, but health issues are on the rise as they age, survey says.