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  1. In one study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the United States showed the highest overweight and obesity rates of 33 countries (Hellmich, 2010). Arguments have been proffered that screen time promotes obesity through two vehicles: poor eating habits and/or lack of exercise.

  2. Poverty in the United States of America refers to people who lack sufficient income or material possessions for their needs. Although the US is a relatively wealthy country by international standards, poverty has consistently been present throughout the United States, along with efforts to alleviate it, from New Deal-era legislation during the Great Depression to the national War on Poverty in ...

  3. The racial achievement gap in the United States refers to disparities in educational achievement between differing ethnic/racial groups. It manifests itself in a variety of ways: African-American and Hispanic students are more likely to receive lower grades, score lower on standardized tests, drop out of high school, and they are less likely to enter and complete college than whites, while ...

  4. Nov 01, 2021 · According to a 2020 study of 11 regions throughout the United States, ASD is 4.3 times more common in 8-year-old boys than in 8-year-old girls. The research was based on data from 2016. The ...