The number of "children of uniformed servicemembers and DOD civilians" who are served by the Department of Defense childcare program, according to a report published last year by the Congressional Research Service -- Military Child Development Program: Background and Issues. This program employs more than 23,000 childcare workers and costs more than $800 million annually.
Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"
13.7 per 1,000
The rate of child abuse or neglect in military homes in FY 2017, according to a Department of Defense report issued last year -- Report on Child Abuse and Neglect and Domestic Abuse in the Military for Fiscal Year 2017. This is a decrease from the previous year's rate of 14.4 per 1,000.
The percentage of combat-wounded Veterans who reported "past year prescription opioid misuse," according to a study reported in the journal Addictive Behaviors -- Opioid and sedative misuse among veterans wounded in combat. Additionally, 21.7% reported past year "sedative misuse."
The number of Veterans serving in the 116th Congress, according to a recent article in Military Times -- Veterans in the 116th Congress, by the numbers. This is seven fewer than at the start of the last congressional session.
The percentage of "523,626 female and male active duty Sailors and Marines who entered the U.S. military between 2006 and 2013" who had a PTSD diagnosis, according to a recent article in the Journal of Traumatic Stress -- Prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Psychological Comorbidities Among U.S. Active Duty Service Members, 2006–2013.