Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Canadians of South Asian and European origin: A pilot
- Association between self-reported childhood socioeconomic position and adult lung function: findings from the British Women's Heart and Health Study. Lawlor D A; Ebrahim S; Davey Smith G // Thorax;Mar2004, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p199
BACKGROUND: A study was undertaken to assess the associations between indicators of early life socioeconomic position and lung function in older adulthood. METHODS: The associations of self-reported indicators of childhood socioeconomic position with adult lung function (forced expiratory volume...
- Disheartening developments on the world stage. Paradis, Gilles; Dagenais, Gilles R. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 12, p1659
Surveys the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as 1997 concludes. Inequalities in CVD according to socioeconomic status and access to preventive health care; Increases in CVD events and risk factors in eastern and central Europe; Findings of the Global Burden of Disease Study; Effective...
- Islamic Cultures: Health-Care Beliefs and Practices. Kemp, Charles // American Journal of Health Behavior;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p83
No abstract available.
- Luncheon scheduled. Wernle, Bradford // Crain's Detroit Business;7/19/93, Vol. 9 Issue 29, p2
Announces the holding of the Asia Culture Luncheon Series on July 29, 1993 at Pearl City Restaurant in Southfield. China as subject; Pan American Languages and Services Inc., `Crain's Detroit Business' and the Michigan World Trade Center Association as cosponsors.
- To Have and Have Not: Homeopathy in Cuba. Moskowski, Richard // Journal of the American Institute of Homeopathy;Summer2000, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p94
No abstract available.
- Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women--Annual Report. // Women's International Network News;Winter96, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p80
Looks at the contents of the report `Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women--Annual Report,' published at the International Development Center in Oxford, England. Established programs.
- Cross-cultural comparisons using non-invariant measurement items. Cheung, Gordon W.; Rensvold, Roger B. // Applied Behavioral Science Review;1998, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p93
Argues that non-invariant items in cross-cultural studies may represent important sources of data relating to between-group differences. Conditions they may be legitimately included in cross-cultural comparisons; Proposal of a procedure that permits calculation of their contributions to...
- Integrating American studies with China's intellectual discourse. Lin, Poping // American Studies International;Feb97, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p72
Highlights the cross-cultural intellectual discourses on the slow advancement of American studies in post-Mao mainland China. Confusion of terminologies in American studies; Categories of American studies; Arguments on China's need for American studies; Need for a sophisticated framework for...
- A structural and cross-cultural evaluation of the inventory of cross-cultural sensitivity. Loo, Robert // Journal of Social Behavior & Personality;Jun99, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p267
The present study evaluated Cushner's (1986) Inventory of Cross-Cultural Sensitivity (ICCS) which contains five scales: Cultural Integration, Behavioral Response, Intellectual Interaction, Attitudes Toward Others, and Empathy. The results from confirmatory and exploratory factor analyses of data...