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National road casualties and economic development.
OBJECTIVE This paper explores why traffic fatalities increase with GDP per capita in lower income countries and decrease with GDP per capita in wealthy countries. METHODS Data from 41 countries forExpand
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Emergency medical systems in low- and middle-income countries: recommendations for action.
Emergency medical care is not a luxury for rich countries or rich individuals in poor countries. This paper makes the point that emergency care can make an important contribution to reducingExpand
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Hiv status and union dissolution in Sub-saharan Africa: The case of Rakai, Uganda
Little is known about the impact of HIV infection on the disruption of families through separation, divorce, and widowhood. Using life tables and multinomial logistic regression, this researchExpand
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The acceptability of self-collected samples for HPV testing vs. the pap test as alternatives in cervical cancer screening.
OBJECTIVE To explore the acceptability of the self-collection of samples for human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in comparison with that of the Pap test. METHODS The study population consisted ofExpand
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Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortality.
Reducing maternal and child mortality is a priority in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and will likely remain so after 2015. Evidence exists on the investments, interventions and enablingExpand
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A practice-based intervention to enhance quality of care in the first 3 years of life: the Healthy Steps for Young Children Program.
CONTEXT There is growing concern regarding the quality of health care available in the United States for young children, and specific limitations have been noted in developmental and behavioralExpand
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Modeling The Economic Burden Of Adult Vaccine-Preventable Diseases In The United States.
Vaccines save thousands of lives in the United States every year, but many adults remain unvaccinated. Low rates of vaccine uptake lead to costs to individuals and society in terms of deaths andExpand
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Association of Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence and Health Care Costs
BACKGROUND Antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence predicts HIV disease progression and survival, but its effect on direct health care costs is unclear. OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of ARTExpand
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