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Author: James A. McCullough
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: minority, populations, california, indicators, health, analysis
Number of Pages: 97
Published: 1998-05-01
ISBN-10: 0788143190
ISBN-13: 9780788143199

Presents data for a selected set of health status indicators to monitor & evaluate the health of a given community or population. These indicators are a subset of the Year 2000 National Health Objectives, which include 13 health status indicators & 5 risk indicators: infant deaths, births to teenagers, low birth weight infants, early prenatal care, deaths due to all causes, deaths due to motor vehicle crashes, lung cancer deaths, unintentional injury deaths, suicides, homicides, coronary heart disease deaths, stroke deaths, breast cancer deaths, & incidence of AIDS, TB, measles, & Syphilis. Ch

Author: United States, Senate, Congress, Laurie E Ekstrand
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: deaths, border, prevent, evaluated, fully, efforts, doubled, immigration, crossing, illegal, patrol’s
Number of Pages: 70
ISBN-10: 1422309134
ISBN-13: 9781422309131

Author: United States, Senate, Congress, Laurie E Ekstrand
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: deaths, border, prevent, examined, fully, efforts, doubled, immigration, crossing, illegal, patrol’s
Number of Pages: 69
ISBN-10: 1422308804
ISBN-13: 9781422308806

Author: Arialdi M. Mimino
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: data, preliminary, deaths
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437944280
ISBN-13: 9781437944280

This report presents preliminary U.S. data on deaths, death rates, life expectancy, leading causes of death, and infant mortality for 2008 by selected characteristics such as age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin. Data in this report are based on death records comprising more than 99 percent of the demographic and medical files for all deaths in the U.S. in 2008. The records are weighted to independent control counts for 2008. For certain causes of death such as unintentional injuries, homicides, suicides, drug-induced deaths, and sudden infant death syndrome, preliminary and final data may diff

Author: John E. Dicken
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: mortality, conduct, reviews, individuals, disabilities, developmental, states, encourage, community, home, based, waivers, cms, medicaid
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2009-02-01
ISBN-10: 1437907598
ISBN-13: 9781437907599

Deaths of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) due to poor quality of care have been highlighted in the media. There have been concerns raised about inadequate safeguards for such individuals receiving care through state Medicaid home and community-based services waivers. CMS approves and oversees these waivers. Safeguards include the review of, and follow-up action to, critical incidents -- events that harm or have the potential to harm waiver beneficiaries. This report examines the extent to which states: (1) include, as a critical incident, deaths among individuals with DD in wa

Author: Kathleen M. King
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: deaths, increased, efforts, prevent, contributing, factors, associated, overdose, methadone
Number of Pages: 55
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437914713
ISBN-13: 9781437914719

Methadone-associated overdose deaths (MAOD) -- those in which methadone may have caused or contributed to the death -- have risen sharply. Before the late 1990s, methadone was used mainly to treat opioid addiction but has since been increasingly prescribed to manage pain. Taken too often, in too high a dose, or with other drugs or alcohol, methadone can cause serious side effects and death. MAOD can occur under several different scenarios, incl. improper dosing levels by practitioners, misuse by patients who may combine methadone with other drugs, or abuse -- using the drug for non-therapeutic

Author: Cornelia M. Ashby
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: consumer, efforts, could, protect, children, minority, information, assessment, product, safety, commission, data, collection
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437920446
ISBN-13: 9781437920444

In 2004, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimated that 29,400 deaths in the U.S. were related to consumer products. This study reviews what is known about the relative incidence of preventable injuries and deaths among minority children associated with products intended for children's use and also examines what actions CPSC has taken through its public information and education initiatives to minimize these injuries and deaths. To address these issues, the report assessed injury and death data sources used by CPSC, compared CPSCżs consumer education efforts with key practi
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