Some findings in a new White House report, "Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being":
• Unemployment rates for women have risen less than for men in recent recessions.
• After decades of significant increases, the labor force participation rate for women has held steady in recent years.
• Women are more likely than men to be in poverty.
• Women earn the majority of conferred degrees overall but earn fewer degrees than men in science and technology.
• More women than men have received a graduate education.
• Women students score higher than men on reading assessments and lower than men on mathematics assessments.
• Less than half of all women meet the federal physical activity guidelines for aerobic activity.
• More than one-third of all women age 20 and older are obese.
• More women than men report having a chronic medical condition.
• Women are almost 40 percent more likely than men to report difficulty walking.