Utah Women and Mental Health Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Utah Women and Mental Health, published November 1, 2017. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  A national report stated that in 2015 nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. (43.4 million, or 17.9%) suffered from a mental illness and […]

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Sexual Harassment: What Utahns Need to Know Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Sexual Harassment: What Utahns Need to Know, published November 1, 2017. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  Women who reported sexual harassment, the “silence breakers,” were chosen by Time magazine as the person of the year for 2017 Although workplace sexual harassment […]

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The Gender Wage Gap in Utah Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot The Gender Wage Gap in Utah, published August 2, 2017. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  Utah has one of the largest gender wage gaps in the nation; women earn 71 cents per dollar that a man earns. In 2016, American women […]

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Unpaid Care Work Among Utah Women

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Unpaid Care Work Among Utah Women, published June 5, 2017. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  Utah women spend an average of 5.55 hours per day in unpaid work vs. 3.22 hours per day for Utah men. According to the McKinsey Global […]

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Cosmetic Surgery and Body Image Among Utah Women

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Cosmetic Surgery and Body Image Among Utah Women, published April 10, 2017. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  Salt Lake City has the second-highest number of plastic surgeons per capita in the United States, second only to Miami and ahead of Los […]

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Mammography Among Utah Women Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Mammography Among Utah Women, published March 1, 2017. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  A recent study showed Utah to be among the five lowest states in the nation for mammography screening rates. Breast cancer is one of the most commonly occurring […]

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Domestic Violence Among Utah Women Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Domestic Violence Among Utah Women, published February 6, 2017. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  One in three Utah women will experience some form of domestic violence in her lifetime, and 40% of adult homicides in Utah are domestic violence related. Domestic […]

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Sexual Assault Among Utah Women Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Sexual Assault Among Utah Women, published December 2, 2016. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  Studies show that one in three Utah women has been sexually assaulted, and one in six women report having been raped Nearly one in two women in […]

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Utah Women and STEM Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Utah Women and STEM, published December 2, 2016. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  Utah women hold only 23.5% of STEM sector jobs vs. 28.8% for women nationally. Utah is ranked 51 in the nation. Employment opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and […]

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Labor Force Participation Among Utah Women Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Labor Force Participation Among Utah Women, published December 2, 2016. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  More than 40% of Utah women work in just two occupational groups, both of which pay less than the median state average. Over the past half-century […]

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