Essays Tagged: "twenty percent"

Ability for Hire

ardation. The average turnover rate (the rate at which workers quit) of these employees is a modest twenty percent compared to a one hundred and fifty percent turnover of employees without disabilitie ... 26, a major new law, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), went into effect for companies with twenty five or more employees--which means that 87% of U.S. wage earners will be covered. The law, w ...

(3 pages) 162 2 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Economics of Federal Defense Policy

litical decay were undeniable.For example, the wages of production workers in America have declined twenty percent in the last twenty years due to large corporations shifting their operations overseas ... The United States has nineteen preceding nations that have lower infant mortality rates. Among the twenty most developed countries in the world, the United States has the highest divorce rate and the ...

(10 pages) 349 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

A Student's Reading of The Politics of Rich and Poor

er the presidency of Republican Ronald Regan. Phillips' theme of the widening gap between the upper twenty percent of the population, in respect to annual income in actual dollars, with the lower twen ... was gradually decreased from the marginally high rate of seventy-three percent all the way to just twenty-five percent. Over four years this elite group of Americans received a forty-eight percent re ...

(4 pages) 73 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This essay was a short paper written about migraines for my biology class.

o everyone, not depending on race, culture, age, or personality. According to "Migraine," twelve to twenty percent of the population of every country suffers from a migraine.Many people believe that m ...

(3 pages) 110 2 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Algeria. DeGaulle and the U.N.'s influence on Algeria's decolonization

e only to that of Britain. It had a population one and a half times the size of it homeland and was twenty percent larger. By 1962 however the colonial empire was little more than a remnant of what ha ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

This is an outline of an essay about dyslexia.

ability; eighty percent of the diagnoses are dyslexia-related. But some studies indicate that up to twenty percent of the population may have some degree of dyslexia.1.Dyslexia, what is it?2.Causes an ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Anorexia and Bulimia

ng disorders. The most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. As many as twenty percent of females in their teenage and adult years suffer from either anorexia nervosa or bu ...

(4 pages) 43 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

When Harsh Reality Hits- stats and research about 10th grade level high school drop outs

th grade can significantly reduce your choices in future job opportunities.Approximately fifteen to twenty percent of young people in the twenty nine nations of the Organization for Economic Co-operat ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


by, abortion or adoption. About seventy percent of people choose to keep and raise the baby. Around twenty percent either opt for abortion or they miscarry. And finally only about ten percent choose t ...

(2 pages) 65 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


y become a crisis of STAGGERING proportions in parts of Africa. In Zaire, it is estimated that over twenty percent of the adults currently carry the virus. That figure is increasing. And what occurred ...

(13 pages) 51 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

"Why African Americans Dominate in Sports"

s, the National Basketball Association's racial breakdown stood at roughly eighty percent white and twenty percent black, today is almost reversed. A black man has a one-in-4,000 chance of playing in ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Various Sports Injuries and their Treatment

t frequent injuries, taking up fifty-five percent of all sports injuries. The shoulder accounts for twenty percent, while the elbow accounts for seven. Concussions, while they are a common injury, do ... ery. The best way to treat an injury is to rest the site of the injury and put ice on it for ten to twenty minute periods a few times a day for several days after the occurrence of the injury. Ice red ...

(6 pages) 75 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

China's education, current events and sports

s had formal education, but before the 1900's few families could not afford it (Encarta 2000). Only twenty percent of the population in China consisted of literate people in 1949 (Encarta 2000). Educa ... provide an assortment of extra-curricular activities (CED). The current class size includes between twenty and forty students (Xinmin Evening News). Smaller class sizes with approximately fifteen stud ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Presentation notes on Miscarriages, only notes for oral presentation, not an essay!

1Miscarriage is defined as a loss of an embryo within the first twenty weeks. after the first twenty weeks the death is defined as a still birth. only one quarter o ... the death is defined as a still birth. only one quarter of all women have a miscarriage.fifteen to twenty percent of miscarriages are in the first trimester.the cause of miscarriages could be many th ...

(1 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


more than 300,000 legal immigrants to enter the U.S. per year. Negative Population Growth says that Twenty percent of Americans want immigration completely stopped. This result of having Americans bel ...

(3 pages) 323 0 1.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


that children should only carry up to ten percent of their body weight. Children today carry almost twenty percent of their body weight. For some children, heavy books cause back problems.In the 1980' ...

(1 pages) 53 1 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Is Whey Protein the way to go?-Research Paper on the benefits and drawbacks of using whey protein for weight training.

Casein accounts for eighty percent of the protein found in cow's milk while whey only accounts for twenty percent. However whey protein is the most beneficial protein out of the two. Actually whey pr ...

(12 pages) 108 1 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A paper on why age resembles ones cultureal identity.

Age Transpires Identity As a multivocallity, twenty-year-old, middle-class, heterosexual, male, student of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater ... all, communication. Identity age is effortless to distinguish and, because it relates to virtually twenty percent of America's population, puts me in a majority. The stereotype of my generation is th ... roll in institutions after high school. There are many advantages and some disadvantages of being a twenty year old, but first, one must understand the different types of cultural identities. T ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Alzheimer's disease

and other mental abilities. The disease attacks few people before age sixty, but it occurs in about twenty percent of people who live to age eighty-five. The disease is named after the German psychiat ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Israel - Economic Activity

AgricultureThe LandThe climate of Israel is mostly arid and semi-arid. Approximately twenty percent, or 4,370 sq. km., of Israel's land is fit for cultivation. A large portion of the ar ... illion cubic meters. As much as seventy-five percent of the water is used for irrigation; the other twenty-five percent is for consumption by the population. Rainfall occurs in Israel only in the wint ... small country, it is a complex country. Much of its complexity revolves around its size, with only twenty percent of the country used for agriculture. This country is forced to be efficient in terms ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics