Top Five Countries That Like American Ways of Doing Business:
- South Africa
Source: Pew Research Forum (http://www.pewforum.org)
Women and Statistics in the US
30.7 Million: Number of women aged 25 or older with a bachelor’s degree or higher in 2010. Men were 29.2 million. 8.6 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 7.8 million people, and generating $1.3 trillion in sales as of 2013. Women-owned firms (50% or more) account for 30% of all privately held firms and contribute 14% of employment and 11% of revenues.
Source: Educational Attainment in the United States: 2010, US Census National Association of Women Business Owners
April is Minority Health Month
Healthcare disparities impact millions of Americans. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: * About 30 percent of Hispanic and 20 percent of black Americans lack a usual source of health care compared with less than 16 percent of whites * Hispanic children are nearly three times as likely as non-Hispanic white children to have no usual source of health care * African Americans and Hispanic Americans are far more likely to rely on hospitals or clinics for their usual source of care than are white Americans (16% and 13%, respectively, v. 8%) Find out more about healthcare disparities and how you can help to address this issue please visit: • National Minority Quality Forum – www.nmqf.org • Office of Minority Health – http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov • Healthy People 2020 – www.healthypeople.gov