Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002 - 380 pages
Women's Almanac 2002 is a first-stop reference source that combines news, issues, statistics, and a resource directory along with historical information and analysis from both the U.S. and international perspectives. No other resource offers this unique combination of information, complete with annotated list of Web sites, charts, statistics, and graphs. The Almanac is unique for its U.S. information, where women's history is profiled state by state. Acclaimed women's studies author Doris Weatherford, editor-in-chief and major contributor to the book, presents cutting-edge information about women in the United States and throughout the world.
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HISTORY Womens History StatebyState
HISTORY Timeline Women in World History
RESOURCES Web Sites
Calendar of Historical Anniversaries
Women in Government
HISTORY Timeline Women in US History
1,000 female adults 1,000 live births 1,000 male adults 1998 Maternity Leave adult female percent adult male percent American Association became become began Birth rate births per woman century College Congress Court crude death decades died elected Estimated 2000 population expectancy at birth females aged 15 females per 100 Fertility rate governor husband infant Labor force later legislature lower house males aged 15 married Mary Maternity leave benefits millions Modern method Mortality rate mother n.a. School occupied by women organized parliament Single percent of females percent of males percent of seats percent of total Percentage of Wages political president Provider of Coverage published Ratio 2000 females School life expectancy seats occupied Senate Sex Ratio 2000 Single or lower suffrage thousands total births United University vote Wages Covered Washington Women in parliament World York
Page 136 - Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race. Source: US Bureau of the Census. Current Population Reports.
Page 133 - Source: US National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics of the United States, annual; National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR) (formerly Monthly Vital Statistics Report); and unpublished data.
Page 143 - Comparisons beginning 1990 with data for earlier years should be made with caution as estimates of change may reflect improvements in the 1968 sample design rather than true changes in hospital use.
Page 143 - Rates: 1970 to 1993 [Represents estimates of inpatients discharged from noninstitutional, short-stay hospitals, exclusive of Federal hospitals. Excludes newborn infants. Based on sample data collected from the National Hospital Discharge Survey, a sample survey of hospital records of patients discharged in year shown; subject to sampling variability. For composition of regions, see table 27] 1 Based on Bureau of the Census estimated civilian population as of July 1.
Page 138 - Percent of women in each specific category in the labor force. Unemployed as a percent of civilian labor force in specified group. Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Bulletin 2307; and unpublished data. No.
Page 141 - Wife in paid labor force Wife not in paid labor force Male householder...
Page 51 - While both men and women are gifted for service in the church, the office of pastor is limited to men as qualified by Scripture.
Page 136 - Total sterile includes male stenle for unknown reasons. Persons who had sterilizing operation and who gave as one reason that they had medical problems with their Iemale organs.