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- Frequent-visitor status for 13% of Canadians. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p156
Reports on the results of the 1994 National Population Health Survey in Canada. Percentage of Canadians who frequently visits their physicians; Regional variation for frequent physician visitors; Example of chronic conditions experienced by Canadians.
- Yet another study--should you pay attention? // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Sep98, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p4
Presents ways which can be helpful to individuals when deciding the value of health studies. Reference to the headlines of three newspapers pertaining to the findings of a research involving hot dogs; Questions which should be answered to determine the importance of studies. INSET:...
- Health care barometer. // AHA News;05/11/98, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p4
Presents results of the Kaiser/Commonwealth 1997 National Survey of Health Insurance and the Commonwealth Fund Survey of Health Care in New York City, 1997.
- What was the question? Althaus, Frances A. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Sep97, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p99
Examines how some items used in demographic and health surveys may be difficult for some respondents to understand as seen by female interviewers from the 1996 Nepal Family Health Survey. Some of the most frequently asked questions that respondents may find embarrassing to answer.
- NHANES research topics solicited for 1997. Smith, Sandra S. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p593
Informs that the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is soliciting suggestions for topics to be considered in planning the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) for 1997. Address and information on submitting suggestions; Deadline.
- Improving representation of linguistic minorities in health surveys. Turner, Charles F.; Rogers, Susan M. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun96, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p276
Reports the results of a study designed to test the feasibility of using a multilingual audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (Audio-CASI) technique to include Spanish-speaking respondents in a brief health survey. Successful use of Audio-CASI with respondents; Reliability of Audio-CASI...
- State to join study of HMO roles with specialists. Acello, Richard // San Diego Business Journal;07/14/97, Vol. 18 Issue 28, p30
Presents information on a survey project called `Consumer Health Access' which is used to determine how members of health maintenance organizations (HMO) gain access to medical specialist, to be carried out on persons living in San Diego, California. Participants of the study listed; Comments...
- Using data from the 1991 census. Majeed, F. Azeem; Cook, Derek G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/10/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6993, p1511
Discusses available health survey data in Great Britain for 1991. Description of referential limitations of the data; Identification of the problems encountered in assigning postcodes to enumeration districts; Significance of adequate health census data for providing health services.
- Texans willing to share costs of research, survey says. Giddens, C.D. // Business Press;6/14/96, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p9
Reports on a telephone survey conducted by Charlton Research showing that Texans are willing to help finance a new commitment to medical research. Percentage of respondents that believe medical research should be increased; Percentage that believes their personal physicians are very...