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A total of 128 children from each of two age groups (6-7 years and 10-11 years) took part individually in a simulated health check procedure. This involved direct confrontation between the child and an adult stranger in which the child was touched and an article of clothing (shoes) removed. One week later children took part in a series of tests which(More)
Data were collected on the colour names used by 26 females and 24 males in naming 200 colour samples. Women used more elaborate colour names than men but, contrary to other findings, older subjects of both sexes used more elaborate names than younger subjects. Older men in our sample had a more elaborate vocabulary than younger women, showing that although(More)
During the 2009–2010 A/H1N1 influenza pandemic, pregnant women infected with the virus experienced excess morbidity and mortality when compared with other groups. Once a vaccine was available, pregnant women were a priority group for vaccination. Only a few studies have reported on the uptake of 2009 A/H1N1 influenza vaccine among pregnant women during the(More)
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