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http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/25/health/us-canada-obesity-rates/

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“Rates of obesity among children and teenagers in the U.S. have increased substantially more than in Canada since the late 1970s, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Although the growing obesity epidemic in the U.S. is well known, this report shines a light on how we compare to our neighbors to the north, said Cynthia L. Ogden, an epidemiologist at the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics and lead author of the new study.

The report found that, whereas the obesity rate among children between 3 and 19 was about 5% in both the U.S. and Canada in the late 1970s, it rose to 17.5% in the U.S. by 2012 and only 13% in Canada by 2013. However in both countries, the rates have leveled off in the last 10 years.”

Description:

CNN report of a study done on obesity rates in children in the U.S. and Canada, showing rates climbed faster in the U.S. since 1980.

Author(s):

  • Carina Storrs

Title:

  • U.S. kids outweigh Canadian kids, says study

Publisher:

  • CNN

Date:

  • August 25, 2015

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https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-prevention-source/obesity-trends/global-obesity-trends-in-children/

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“Obesity rates are higher in adults than in children. But in relative terms, the U.S., Brazil, China, and other countries have seen the problem escalate more rapidly in children than in adults. (5)

Of course, some regions still struggle mightily with child hunger, such as Southeastern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. (6) But globalization has made the world wealthier, and wealth and weight are linked.

As poor countries move up the income scale and switch from traditional diets to Western food ways, obesity rates rise. (7) One result of this so-called “nutrition transition” is that low- and middle-income countries often face a dual burden: the infectious diseases that accompany malnutrition, especially in childhood, and, increasingly, the debilitating chronic diseases linked to obesity and Western lifestyles.”

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Report from Harvard with Childhood Obesity data from various countries in every continent and discussing the different effects obesity has in each region.

Author(s):

  • None.

Title:

  • Child Obesity

Publisher:

  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Date:

  • No date.

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http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2016/06/27/on-views-of-race-and-inequality-blacks-and-whites-are-worlds-apart/

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“Almost eight years after Barack Obama’s election as the nation’s first black president –an event that engendered a sense of optimism among many Americans about the future of race relations1 – a series of flashpoints around the U.S. has exposed deep racial divides and reignited a national conversation about race. A new Pew Research Center survey finds profound differences between black and white adults in their views on racial discrimination, barriers to black progress and the prospects for change. Blacks, far more than whites, say black people are treated unfairly across different realms of life, from dealing with the police to applying for a loan or mortgage. And, for many blacks, racial equality remains an elusive goal.

An overwhelming majority of blacks (88%) say the country needs to continue making changes for blacks to have equal rights with whites, but 43% are skeptical that such changes will ever occur. An additional 42% of blacks believe that the country will eventually make the changes needed for blacks to have equal rights with whites, and just 8% say the country has already made the necessary changes.

A much lower share of whites (53%) say the country still has work to do for blacks to achieve equal rights with whites, and only 11% express doubt that these changes will come. Four-in-ten whites believe the country will eventually make the changes needed for blacks to have equal rights, and about the same share (38%) say enough changes have already been made.”

Description:

Data from Pew Research Center showing great disparity between blacks and whites on racial equality and race relations broken down by demographics.

Author(s):

  • None.

Title:

  • On Views of Race and Inequality, Blacks and Whites Are Worlds Apart

Publisher:

  • Pew Research Center

Date:

  • June 27, 2016

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http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/11/09/behind-trumps-victory-divisions-by-race-gender-education/

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“Donald Trump scored an impressive Electoral College victory Nov. 8 after a campaign that revealed deep divisions – by race, gender and education – that were as wide and in some cases wider than in previous elections, according to an analysis of national exit poll data.

Trump won white voters by a margin almost identical to that of Mitt Romney, who lost the popular vote to Barack Obama in 2012. (Trump appears likely to lose the popular vote, which would make him only the fifth elected president to do so and still win office.) White non-Hispanic voters preferred Trump over Clinton by 21 percentage points (58% to 37%), according to the exit poll conducted by Edison Research for the National Election Pool. Romney won whites by 20 percentage points in 2012 (59% to 39%).

However, although Trump fared little better among blacks and Hispanics than Romney did four years ago, Hillary Clinton did not run as strongly among these core Democratic groups as Obama did in 2012. Clinton held an 80-point advantage among blacks (88% to 8%) compared with Obama’s 87-point edge four years ago (93% to 6%). In 2008, Obama had a 91-point advantage among blacks.”

Description:

Voting data from the 2016 election broken down by demographics, examining the differences between those who voted for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.

Author(s):

  • Alec Tyson and Shiva Maniam

Title:

  • Behind Trump’s victory: Divisions by race, gender, education

Publisher:

  • Pew Research Center

Date:

  • November 9, 2016

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reports.weforum.org/global-gender-gap-report-2013/#section=country-profiles-unitedstates

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“Key Demographic and Economic Indicators Total population (millions) ………………………………………………………………………………. 311.59 Population growth (%) ………………………………………………………………………………………. 0.72 Fertility rate (births per woman)………………………………………………………………………….. 1.99 Overall population sex ratio (male/female) ……………………………………………………………. 0.98 GDP (US$ billions)…………………………………………………………………………………….. 11,744.22 GDP (PPP) per capita (constant 2005, international $)…………………………………………. 42,486 Female adult unemployment rate (% of female labour force)……………………………………….. 9 Male adult unemployment rate (% of male labour force)……………………………………………… 9”

MLA Citation:

Bekhouche, Yasmina, and Laura D’Andrea Tyson, Ricardo Hausmann, Saadia Zahidi. “Global Gender Gap Report 2013.” reports.weforum.org. World Economic Forum, 2013.  (PUT DATE OF ACCESS HERE). <http://reports.weforum.org/global-gender-gap-report-2013/#section=country-profiles-unitedstates>.

In-Text: (Berkhouche et al.)

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APA Citation:

Berkhouche, Y., Tyson, L.D., Hausmann, R., Zahidi, S. (2013). World Economic Forum. Retrieved from http://reports.weforum.org/global-gender-gap-report-2013/#section=country-profiles-unitedstates

In-Text: (Berkhouche, Tyson, Hausmann, Zahidi, 2013)

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