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Nutrition Labels Lesson Plans | Health and Nutrition
An announcement was a disaster at a recent conference of the American Heart Association – almost one third are children living in the United States are overweight, and the fall in the fifth category of dangerous obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "Prevalence of obesity among children aged 6-11 years has more than doubled in the last 20 years, from 6.5% in 1980 to 17.0% in 2006. The rate among adolescents aged 12-19 more than tripled from 5% to 17.6% … It is estimated that 61% of obese children have at least one risk factor for heart disease such as high cholesterol or hypertension. " market research, surveys and trends
Where Is D.C.'s Transgender Data? - The Sexist - Washington City Paper
In June, the Mayor’s Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs Affairs released the District’s first report on the health of gay, lesbian, and bisexual residents [ PDF ]. At the report’s conclusion, it admits to several limitations. Including this one: “there were no questions asked about transgender residents.” Why did the report omit the T in GLBT? “The short answer is that we didn’t have any data to report,” says Christopher Dyer , Director for the Mayor’s Office of GLBT affairs. “[Trans-specific health] is a brand new field of research at the government level.” The ... market research, surveys and trends

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the world is around one billion. 30% of Muslims live in the Indian subcontinent, 20% in ..... The 1997 Wayne County Behavior Risk Factor Survey found a ... TABLE 1 – Distribution of Respondents by Sex. Frequency. Percent ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Truckee Meadows Tomorrow: wellness & preventative healthcare data
No one likes to think about the youth in Washoe County engaging in risky behaviors, especially as serious as methamphetamine abuse. Yet, young do people take chances, and Washoe County is no different from other cities. The community must address substance abuse treatment capacity for adults, children, and families in order to reduce potentially negative health outcomes from risky behaviors. According to Washoe County School District 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) results, after several years of decline, both middle and high school students reporting lifetime use of alcohol increased.  The same is true for the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Don't Forget Tobacco
The map shows the prevalence of smoking among adults in the United States as of 2008 and the cigarette excise-tax rates across the United States as of July 1, 2010. Data on smoking prevalence are from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the best source of state-specific prevalence estimates. However, the BRFSS national prevalence figure is systematically lower — more than 2 percentage points lower for 2008 — than the estimate from the National Health Interview Survey, which is considered the most reliable source of national data on smoking ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Rethinking the Role of Mental Illness in Suicide
Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Phillips, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, 3210 Humin Rd., Shanghai 201108; phillipschina{at}yahoo.com (e-mail). Editorial accepted for publication April 2010.   Related Article: Mental Disorders and Suicide Among Young Rural Chinese: A Case-Control Psychological Autopsy Study Jie Zhang, Shuiyuan Xiao, and Liang Zhou Am J Psychiatry 2010 167: 773-781. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF] Get information about faster international access. Privacy Policy Home | Search | Current Issue | Past Issues | Subscribe | All APPI Journals | Help | market trends, news research and surveys resources

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The Wayne County Behavior Risk Factor Survey and a letter (Appendix A) ..... The Behavior Risk Factor Survey provided much insight to the types of health ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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The New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey is a telephone survey that is partially funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a component of the national Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). The BRFSS monitors major behavioral risk factors and chronic conditions associated with disability and death among adults. In accordance with BRFSS protocol, only adults aged 18 and over who live at home (i.e., not in dormitories, jails, hospitals, nursing homes, etc.) can ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
COUNTY OF KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SURVEY
Interviews with 317 African-Americans living in Wyandanch, Suffolk County NY, on the social and behavioral risk factors that contribute to poor health ...
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I read a slow trickle of articles and listen to a couple of social science podcasts* which often feature interviews with the scientists who conducted the study. Every time I read or hear about a study that relies on survey or interview data, I'm struck by the fact that no-one ever mentions the possibility that the answers given were misleading. For a few examples: (a) In a survey about drug use and sexual activity that I completed in high school, I and almost all my peers eventually admitted to each other that we'd lied. Boys had generally exaggurated their experience (although a few regular drug-takers strongly ...
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Hello, serge12-ga! You have asked a very interesting question. I have compiled a variety of studies which focus on comparisons between online and offline consumer behavior in relation to different products. As you can see, each study focuses on a particular aspect of consumer behavior or product catagory, so there are no sweeping conclusions. However, you should be able to use the following references to formulate some general ideas for your research, and perhaps decide on a more narrow focus. == Consumers often use the internet for product research before buying offline. "Online Research Drives Offline Sales," ...