Citations with the tag: HEALTH surveys
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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...
- America's Healthiest Cities.
Horn, Clare // Natural Health; Apr2003, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p68
Presents results of a survey on America's healthiest city. Air Quality in Washington D.C.; Water quality in Seattle, Washington; Encouragement to restaurants serving vegetarian food. INSETS: WHAT WE MEASURED;HOW TO LIVE NATURALLY HEALTHY ANYWHERE;OUR HOLISTIC HALL OF SHAME.
- Hospitals help to fund county health survey.
Shankle, Greta // Indianapolis Business Journal; 12/19/94, Vol. 15 Issue 38, p15
Reports on plans of the Marion County Health Department in Indiana launch a survey to assess the county 's health. Collection of data from prenatal care to violence and immunization; Support of nine local hospitals.
- Dutchess Health 2000 releases facts on completion of health assessment.
Shankle, Greta // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 10/2/95 - 10/9/95, Vol. 6 Issue 37, p14
Reports that the Dutchess Health 2000 has released the findings of a recent survey conducted to assess the health habits of residents of Dutchess County, New York. History of the organization; Phases of the community health assessment.
- Low-fat foods=extra blubber?
Shankle, Greta // Bicycling; Oct95, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p32
Reports on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey for the years 1988 to 1991. Mean weight gained by Americans; Number of overweight Americans; Fat content's limitation as a weight gain potential indicator.
- 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...
- Health risk factor surveys of commercial plan-and Medicaid-enrolled members of health-maintenance...
Acello, Richard // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 10/3/1997, Vol. 46 Issue 39, p923
Summarizes telephone surveys by Michigan Consortium for Quality Improvement in Health Care from April-August 1995 to evaluate the health-risk profiles of commercial plan-and Medicaid-enrolled health-maintenance organization (HMO) members in Michigan. Information on behavioral risk factors...
- Health study spurs commitment to community wellness program.
Luggiero, Gary // AHA News; 07/01/96, Vol. 32 Issue 26, p2
Reports on the creation of the Community Health Improvement Program (CHIP) in response to the findings of a health assessment in the South Atlantic States in the United States. Poor overall health rating for the region; Institution of a $1.3 million health outreach and wellness program in the...
- Survey research guides St. John's ads.
Greene, Jay // Crain's Detroit Business; 9/13/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 38, p13
The article focuses on Touchpoint, a proprietary survey system from St. John Providence Health System in Warren, Michigan.
- 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...
- For the medical record.
Kleiner, Ellen // Mothering; Winter93, Issue 69, p27
Reports on opinions given by a group of Illinois nurse administrators on expected healthcare shifts by the year 2000. Top three predictions; At-home patient diagnosis; Health care system to be driven by consumers; Norm to give birth at home; Understanding heightened emotions of women who had...
- Chinese SF-36 Health Survey: translation, cultural adaptation, validation, and normalisation.
Li, L.; Wang, H.M.; Shen, Y. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health; Apr2003, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p259
Study objective: To develop a self administered Chinese (mainland) version of the Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) for use in health related quality of life measurements in China. Design: A three stage protocol was followed including translation, tests of scaling construction and scoring...
- GETIN RSLTS. PATIENTS VUZ OF PREFERRED ACCES METHODS N A 6UAL HEALTH CLINIC RSLTS SRVIC.
Clarke, J. // Sexually Transmitted Infections; Jun2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 79, pA8
Our inner city GUM service required patients to return for results or to wait for a letter. Pressure on access to clinic appointments led to a review of this process. The objectives of this survey were to establish the important factors to patients in a results service, and the acceptability of...
- Chubby Children ... Tubby Teens.
O'Meara, Stephen James // Odyssey; Sep2001, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p3
Reports a significant rise in the number of overweight children and teen-agers in the United States, according to the National Health and Nutrition Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control between 1988 and 1994, as well as in 1999.
- ADULT OBESITY.
O'Meara, Stephen James // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News; Sep2010, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p14
The article reports on the results of a survey made by Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) which reveal that adult obesity rates have increased in 28 states in 2009 while a decline was only noted in the District of Columbia (D.C.).
- What to expect from a DNV Healthcare survey.
O'Meara, Stephen James // Hospital Peer Review; Dec2008, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p155
The article reports that Citizens Medical Center personnel have readied their survey preparation box in preparation for its unannounced survey with DNV Healthcare.
- Construct Validation of the Perceived Wellness Survey.
Adams, Troy; Bezner, Janet; Garner, Lisa; Woodruff, Stefannye // American Journal of Health Studies; 1998, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p212
Presents information on a study which assessed the construct validity as well as the temporal stability of the Perceived Wellness Survey (PWS). Methodology; Results; Discussion.
- Educational Content and the Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination Reminders.
Armstrong, Katrina; Berlin, Michelle; Schwartz, J. Sanford; Propert, Kathleen; Ubel, Peter A. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine; Nov99, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p695
OBJECTIVE: To determine if a mailed patient education brochure (addressing demonstrated reasons for vaccination refusal) would result in a higher rate of influenza vaccination than a mailed postcard reminder without educational content. DESIGN: Randomized, controlled trial. SETTING: Urban,...
- Patient Comfort an Important Consideration For Treating Men with Prostate Cancer.
Armstrong, Katrina; Berlin, Michelle; Schwartz, J. Sanford; Propert, Kathleen; Ubel, Peter A. // Urologic Nursing; Aug2002, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p285
Focuses on the result of the survey initiated by the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates on treating men with prostate cancer. Importance of patient comfort in treating prostate cancer; Effect of disease treatment on patient's outlook towards prognosis; Prevalence of prostate cancer in...
- State dairy farms subject of survey.
Armstrong, Katrina; Berlin, Michelle; Schwartz, J. Sanford; Propert, Kathleen; Ubel, Peter A. // Journal of Business (10756124); 1/10/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, pA14
Focuses on an initial survey for Dairy 2002, a national study of dairies' health and health-management practices in Washington. Sponsor of the survey; Publication of preliminary data by the United States Department of Agriculture; Objectives of the study.
- Indiana patients say their hospital care is getting better.
Armstrong, Katrina; Berlin, Michelle; Schwartz, J. Sanford; Propert, Kathleen; Ubel, Peter A. // AHA News; 09/20/99, Vol. 35 Issue 37, p12
Focuses on the finding of a survey that hoosiers in Indiana perceive the quality of their hospital care improving. Institutions that commissioned the survey; Analysis on the survey; Significance of the result to hospital and physician in Indiana.
- Australians in good health.
Armstrong, Katrina; Berlin, Michelle; Schwartz, J. Sanford; Propert, Kathleen; Ubel, Peter A. // Australian Nursing Journal; Oct97, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p8
Presents the results of the 1995 National health survey released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics about the health of the Australians over 15 years of age. Common medical conditions among the age group reported by the survey; Common reasons for visiting a doctor; Percentage rate of...
- Survey Strategies Discussed: Using More Than One Questionnaire.
Cherkin, Dan; Barlow, Bill; Lambert, Jean; B�land, Fran�ois // American Journal of Public Health; Jan1992, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p127
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the higher correlations between attitudes and behaviors when a single questionnaire is used to a retrieval effect.
- Where Do You Fit In?
Rowh, Mark // Current Health Kids; Feb2011, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p16
The article offers information on the health surveys on the health habits of children.
- Measuring reproductive health: Review of community-based approaches to assessing morbidity.
Sadana, Ritu // Bulletin of the World Health Organization; 2000, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p640
Reviews selected past approaches to estimating the prevalence of reproductive morbidities through the use of community-based surveys in developed and developing countries. Review of epidemiological studies; Community or hospital based health interview validation; Empirical evidences on...
- Numbers Game.
Sadana, Ritu // CA Magazine; May2000, Vol. 133 Issue 4, p13
Presents the result of a 1998 survey on the physical activity of people in Canada.
- How Healthy Do You Think You Are?
Sadana, Ritu // Current Health 1; Nov2007, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p4
The article presents the results of a survey about the health of U.S. children.
Sadana, Ritu // Weekly Epidemiological Record; 8/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 33, p272
Provides a survey on the incidence of influenza worldwide. Total number of cities with reported sporadic isolates of influenza A and B viruses in Argentina; Decline in influenza morbidity in Chile; Rate of influenza activity in Hong Kong, China.
Sadana, Ritu // Weekly Epidemiological Record; 4/19/2002, Vol. 77 Issue 16, p132
Examines the high incidence of influenza-like illnesses. Rate of absenteeism from school due to influenza; Types of influenza viruses; Conduction of a sero-epidemiological survey on the incidence of influenza.
- One in three Americans born in 2000 will likely develop diabetes.
Sadana, Ritu // Drug Topics; 10/6/2003 Supplement, Vol. 147 Issue 19, p4s
Highlights findings of research conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on the risk of diabetes among Americans.
- Surgeons look forward and back on the National Health Plan, Technology, and Patient...
Sadana, Ritu // Executive Health's Good Health Report; Jan1994, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p3
Reports on the results of a survey conducted on the changes in consumer behavior due to an awareness of health plan benefits. Surgeons as respondents to survey; Survey on risks versus the benefits of surgery; Increase number of informed patients; Surgeons asked on the Clinton health plan and the...
- M�tis health profiled in survey research project.
Pogorzelski, Roy // Saskatchewan Sage; Oct2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the development of a research survey regarding the M�tis health and well-being by M�tis Nation of Saskatchewan (MNS) in partnership with the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the First Nations University of Canada (FNUC).
- The construct validity of the Health Utilities Index Mark 3 in assessing mental health in population health surveys.
Feeny, David; Huguet, Nathalie; McFarland, Bentson H.; Kaplan, Mark S. // Quality of Life Research; Jun2009, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p667
A correction to the article "The construct validity of the Health Utilities Index Mark 3 in assessing mental health in population health surveys," by David Feeny, Nathalie Huguet, Bentson H. McFarland, and Mark S. Kaplan that appeared in issue 18 (2009) of the journal is presented
- Getting pickier about pills.
Feeny, David; Huguet, Nathalie; McFarland, Bentson H.; Kaplan, Mark S. // Health (Time Inc. Health); May/Jun96, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p38
Reports on a decrease in the number of Americans taking vitamin and mineral supplements in 1996 as according to the National Health Interview Survey.
- In the Central African Republic, contraceptive prevalence is low and few births are unwanted.
Althaus, F. // International Family Planning Perspectives; Sep96, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p128
Presents information taken from the 1994-1995 Central African Republic Demographic and Health Survey. Includes marriage; fertility and fertility preferences; Contraceptive knowledge and use; Maternal and child health.
- Comparison of three inducement techniques to improve compliance in a health survey conducted by...
Hornik, Jacob; Zaig, Tamar // Public Health Reports; Sep/Oct90, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p524
Compares three inducement techniques to improve compliance in a health survey conducted by telephone. Description of techniques including foot-in-the-door procedure; Low-ball technique; Effectiveness of the combined technique; Termination rate; Quality of response.
- The use of scenario analysis in local public health departments: Alternative futures for...
Venable, John M.; Ma, Qing Li // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p701
Outlines a methodology for conducting a scenario analysis using the Jefferson County Department of Health. Description of scenario analysis; Strategic management techniques; Changes in the environment of public health; Benefits of scenario analysis to the health department; More. INSET:...
- NCHS redesigns National Health Interview Survey.
Smith, Sandra; Lancashire, Jeffrey // Public Health Reports; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p506
Reports on the redesigning of the National Health Interview Survey by the National Center for Health Statistics for implementation in 1996. Survey as a source of information on the health of Americans; Administering of the survey through computer-assisted personal interviewing.
- NHANES III Anthropometric Procedures Video new tool for researchers.
Smith, Sandra; Lancashire, Jeffrey // Public Health Reports; May/Jun96, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p286
Reports on the release of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Anthropometric Procedures Video. Examination components; Body measurements covered by the procedures.
- Current estimates from the 1994 National Health Interview Survey.
Smith, Sandra; Lancashire, Jeffrey // Public Health Reports; May/Jun96, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p287
Reports on the information provided by the Current Estimates from the 1994 National Health Interview Survey. Medical information covered by the survey; Key survey findings; Contact information.
- NCHS releases data from disability survey.
Smith, Sandra // Public Health Reports; Jul/Aug96, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p383
Reports on the release of data from the 1994-1995 National Health Interview Survey on Disability (NHIS-D), a comprehensive survey on disability in the United States.
- Do You Come to Work When You're Sick?
Pierson, David J. // Critical Care Alert; Dec2009, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p65
Most respondents in this survey of medical students, residents, and staff physicians reported coming to work when they had a respiratory tract infection, with staff physicians most likely to do so.
- Care records use revealed.
Pierson, David J. // Pulse; 6/1/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 20, p4
The article reports on the survey which reveals that Summary Care Records have been accessed almost 50,000 times in an urgent or emergency care setting in Great Britain.
- Letter to the editor: comments on �The health effects of living near cement kilns; a symptom survey in Midlothian, Texas�.
Pichette, J.L. // Toxicology & Industrial Health; 2000, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p249
In an article published in Toxicology and Industrial Health, Volume 14, Number 6, pp. 829�842, Legator et al. present results of a symptom survey they conducted in the city of Midlothian, Texas. The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) offers a commentary regarding the use of...