Population Reference Bureau

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  • Interventions to Address the Economic Causes and Consequences of HIV/AIDS

    Although much progress has been made, 37 million people in the world were living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2014. Evidence generated over the past 10 years from the PopPov Research Initiative and other findings from sub-Saharan Africa provide insights on the connections between HIV and household and national economics. This policy brief highlights research on financial and educational interventions that can help reduce new HIV infections.

  • Toll of Recent Recession Still Evident in Appalachia, PRB Report Shows

    The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview From the 2010-2014 American Community Survey, prepared by PRB for the Appalachian Regional Commission compares newly released American Community Survey data for 2010-2014 to 2005-2009 to show trends in income, employment, and other indicators at the regional, subregional, and county levels.

  • Suicide Replaces Homicide as Second-Leading Cause of Death Among U.S. Teenagers

    Suicides have become the second-leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States, surpassing homicide deaths, which dropped to third on the list.