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AIDS

Proportion of People with HIV/AIDS in 2009, by Region

The following maps, created by the Maine Bureau of Health, illustrate the spread of AIDS cases over the past two decades. Click on each map to see a larger, clearer version. Figure 2.3 (figure numbers are from the 2009 DHHS … Continue reading

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Health, Suicide

Suicide by Method 2005 -2009

About fifteen of every 100,000 Mainers commit suicide each year.  Over 70% range in age from twenty-four through seventy-four.  Suicides occur at a rate of about seven times that of murders.  See other causes of death. The method of choice … Continue reading

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Rank of Maine, Social Indicators

YEAR RANK MAINE U.S. Status of Children 1=High In Poverty 2000 18 13.7% 16.6% 2007 31 15.4% 18.0% 2010 36 17.8% 21.6% At/Below 200% Poverty 19953 20 38.3% – 20013 25 34.5% 38.1% 2010 34 36.3% 43.2% At/Below 200% Poverty, … Continue reading

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Vital Statistics

Chart of Ratio of Marriage to Divorces

are those tracing the defining events in people lives that identify their status: birth, marriage, divorce, and death. For details on other statistics got to population. The ratio of marriages to divorces had been declining in Maine through most of … Continue reading

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