Data Collection on Injuries

Home, Unsafe Home: Data Collection on Preventable Injuries

We all want to feel safe and sound in the comfort of our homes, but many people would be surprised to learn that the typical household is the place where most preventable injuries occur. This is because we spend more time there than anywhere…
Eradicating Malaria

Controlling a Killer: Statistics on Eradicating Malaria

While malaria is not a very common disease in most developed countries, it still affects millions of people in less-developed countries around the world. Statistics are kept each year by the World Health Organization (WHO) as it and other agencies…
Auto insurance algorithms

Start your engines: Auto insurance algorithms

Purchasing auto insurance on your vehicle is the law across the United States and many other countries. The amount an individual pays is based on many factors, some of which the average consumer would not even imagine would be included in setting…
Airline collects data

Leaving On a Jet Plane: Data in the Airline Industry

Most of us have experienced some type of problem when flying such as flight delays, lost luggage, and rude airline personnel, which are some of the more common challenges that we encounter. Keeping track of data on these issues as well as the…
data in healthcare economics

Drug Prices Rise Substantially: Data in Healthcare Economics

Healthcare economics impacts everyone as we will all need medical care at some point in our life. A substantial subsection of this is prescription drugs and the affect their prices have on consumers, employers and insurance companies. Prescription…