Are variations in rates of attending cultural activities associated with population health in the United States?
- Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Osteopenia in Rural Adult Population of Andhra Pradesh. Anantha Krishna; Sharma, Pawan Kumar // New Indian Journal of Surgery;Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p179
Background Osteoporosis and osteopenia are emerging as a major public health problem in India, associated with substantial morbidity and socio-economic burden. An early detection can help in reducing the fracture rates and overall socio-economic burden in adult population. Aims & Objectives To...
- Leisure activities and cognitive function in middle age: evidence From the Whitehall II study. Singh-Manoux, A.; Richards, M.; Marmot, M. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Nov2003, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p907
Objectives: To test the hypothesis of a positive association, independent of social position, between participation in leisure activities and cognitive function in middle age. The nature of this relation is explored by first classifying leisure activities as entailing high or low cognitive...
- Aligning quality improvement to population health. Green, Stuart; Sullivan, Paul; Bell, Derek; Barnes, Ruth // International Journal for Quality in Health Care;Oct2012, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p441
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- Giving Everyone the Health of the Educated: An Examination of Whether Social Change Would Save More Lives Than Medical Advances. Woolf, Steven H.; Johnson, Robert E.; Phillips Jr, Robert L.; Philipsen, Maike // American Journal of Public Health;Apr2007, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p679
Objectives. Social determinants of health, such as inadequate education, contribute greatly to mortality rates. We examined whether correcting the social conditions that account for excess deaths among individuals with inadequate education might save more lives than medical advances (e.g., new...
- Is Salt Intake Hidden Risk for Rural Population: Case Study Village of Sjeverovac, County SisaÄko-MoslavaÄka? Vitale, Ksenija; Sović, Slavica; Džakula, Aleksandar; Keranović, Adis; Jelaković, Bojan // Collegium Antropologicum;Jan2012 Supplement 1, Vol. 36, p261
Nutritional habits between urban and rural population differ as much as life style and socioeconomic standards of these populations. In Croatia, rural populations are mostly live stock producers. Their nutrition frequently depends on their own production, which includes high quantity of cured...
- THE EU'S COSTS OF SOCIOECONOMIC "HEALTH GAPS". Lucian, Uniţa // Annals of the University of Oradea, Economic Science Series;2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p529
During the past two decades, socioeconomic inequalities in health have increasingly been recognized as an important public health issue throughout Europe. As a result, there has been a considerable research effort which has permitted the emphasis of academic research to gradually shift from...
- Omnivoor kijkgedrag? Cultureel kapitaal en het (niet) kijken naar televisieprogrammagenres. Rebers, Hans; Ruben Konig En Henk Westerik // Mens en Maatschappij;dec2006, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p375
According to Bourdieu (1984) people with a lot of cultural capital have a lifestyle that expresses their taste for complex cultural products. In contrast, people with less cultural capital show a taste for less complex cultural products. Against this, Peterson and Simkus (1992) argue and show...
- Roundhouse to powerhouse. Khan, N. // New Statesman & Society;4/26/91, Vol. 4 Issue 148, p26
Previews the opening of the Nia Centre, a mile out of Manchester, England's center, which will serve as a national African and Caribbean cultural center. Where the money for the center came from; The Roundhouse; Cultural director Morenga Bambata; Details.
- Competition starts tonight, to make a play in a day. STRATFORD, HERB // Inside Tucson Business;10/7/2011, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p14
The article offers information on arts and cultural events in Tucson, Arizona including the 9th annual "Play-in-a-Day" by the Old Pueblo Playwrights, Yamato, the Drummers of Japan by UApresents, and the "Metal Monsters: Jim Roark's Rusted Automobile Relics" exhibit at Mini-Time Machine Museum.