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"Jobs and Income Growth of Top Earners and the Causes of Changing Income Inequality: Evidence from U.S. Tax Return Data."
This paper presents summary statistics on the occupations of taxpayers in the top percentile of the national income distribution and fractiles thereof, as well as the patterns of real income growthExpand
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The artificial peroxidase activity of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and its application to glucose detection.
Aside from their superparamagnetic properties exploited in clinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it was recently discovered that magnetic, iron oxide nanoparticles could function as anExpand
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Nutritional quality and marketing strategies of fast food children’s combo meals in Guatemala
BackgroundOverweight and obesity prevalence in children is now on the rise in low/middle-income countries, including Guatemala. Fast food consumption is a recognized contributing factor to this rise.Expand
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Electronic cigarette use and smoking initiation among youth: a longitudinal cohort study
BACKGROUND: The influence of e-cigarette use on smoking initiation is a highly controversial issue, with limited longitudinal data available for examining temporal associations. We examinedExpand
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Use of Conventional and Alternative Tobacco and Nicotine Products Among a Sample of Canadian Youth.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine the use of conventional and alternative tobacco and nicotine products among secondary school students. METHODS Respondents were 44,163 grade 9-12Expand
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Examining the impact of changes in school tobacco control policies and programs on current smoking and susceptibility to future smoking among youth in the first two years of the COMPASS study:
BackgroundSchool-based prevention activities continue to be an important tobacco control resource, however there is little guidance for school-based tobacco control programming within Ontario. TheExpand
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Increasing Rates of Tobacco Treatment Delivery in Primary Care Practice: Evaluation of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation
PURPOSE We report on the effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC), a multicomponent knowledge translation intervention, in increasing the rate at which primary care providersExpand
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A Cross-sectional Study Examining Factors Associated with Youth Binge Drinking in the COMPASS Study: Year 1 Data
Frequent alcohol use and binge drinking are associated with numerous negative health outcomes. Using data from 17,497 grade 9 to 12 students participating in the COMPASS Study (Year 1), we examinedExpand
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Exploring the Predictive Validity of the Susceptibility to Smoking Construct for Tobacco Cigarettes, Alternative Tobacco Products, and E-Cigarettes
INTRODUCTION Within tobacco prevention programming, it is useful to identify youth that are at risk for experimenting with various tobacco products and e-cigarettes. The susceptibility to smokingExpand
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Youth sleep durations and school start times: a cross‐sectional analysis of the COMPASS study
Objectives: This study explored school start times (SST) in relation to sleep duration and adherence to guidelines among Canadian youth. Methods: Using Year 4 (2015/2016) data from the Cannabis,Expand
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