Why are so many Americans more concerned about Ebola than flu, when the data doesn't support that fear? Researchers have found that unfamiliar, epidemic diseases (such as Ebola) are more likely to cause concern than familiar, endemic diseases, such as the flu. This infographic shows how press coverage is skewing the public's perception of public health threats.
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14 Dec 2014
This infographic illustrates the results of an AIR analysis which concluded that workers with disabilities who have at least a high school education earn 37 percent less on average than their peers without disabilities, a disparity costing federal and state governments up to $31.5 billion in potential tax revenue.
2 Dec 2014
Using figures from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National HIV Surveillance System and Medical Monitoring Project, this infographic details the levels of care experienced by the 1.2 million Americans living with HIV.
19 Nov 2014
The years 2006 to 2010 saw a 141% increase in the number of homeless women veterans, as this infographic shows.
22 Oct 2014
While about three out of four Americans aged 22-64 believe they know how to use health insurance, only about one in five could correctly calculate how much they owed for a routine doctor visit, as this infographic shows.
12 Oct 2014
Drawn from the 2014 Indicators of School Crime and Safety report, this infographic illustrates the breakdown of threats and violence against teachers. AIR has co-written the Indicators reports since 1999.
19 Sep 2014
This infographic shows the states that report the highest math proficiency rates based on state standards, as compared to the states with the highest math proficiency rates based on TIMSS, an international comparative study of the mathematics and science achievement of fourth- and eighth-graders.
18 Sep 2014
State performance standards represent how much the state expects the student to learn in order to be considered proficient in reading, mathematics, and science. This AIR infographic shows that there is considerable variance in state performance standards, exposing a large gap in expectations between the states with the highest standards and the states with the lowest standards.
9 Jul 2014
Research shows that one in six people who earns a Ph.D. in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) pursues a career outside the field, with women and blacks most likely to do so. This infographic breaks down the percentages.
9 Jul 2014
This infographic drawn from AIR research shows that, among men and women with STEM Ph.D.s who leave the STEM field, men are more likely to hold management positions.