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A multicommunity trial for primary prevention of adolescent drug abuse. Effects on drug use prevalence.
The entire early adolescent population of the 15 communities that constitute the Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri) metropolitan area has participated in a community-based program for prevention ofExpand
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Mediating mechanisms in a school-based drug prevention program: first-year effects of the Midwestern Prevention Project.
Describes (a) the effects of a social-influences-based drug prevention program (the Midwestern Prevention Project) on the mediating variables it was designed to change and (b) the process by whichExpand
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Shaping the Lotus Sutra: Buddhist Visual Culture in Medieval China
"The Lotus Sutra" has been the most widely read and most revered Buddhist scripture in East Asia since its translation in the third century. The miracles and parables in the 'king of sutras' inspiredExpand
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Longitudinal effects of the midwestern prevention project on regular and experimental smoking in adolescents.
The purpose of this study was to compare longitudinal smoking prevention program effects estimated on a population-based cohort sample of sixth- and seventh-grade students (average n per year =Expand
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Estimating intervention effects in longitudinal studies.
Longitudinal studies aimed at assessing the impact of interventions on disease risk factors often confront several statistical problems. These problems include 1) dependent variables measured byExpand
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Effects of Environmental and Carpet Variables on Vacuum Sampler Collection Efficiency
Abstract Vacuum sampling has been widely employed to investigate lead exposure in children and establish correlations between children's blood lead levels and dust lead loading on contact surfaces.Expand
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The Relationship Between the Dust Lead Concentration and the Particle Sizes of Household Dusts Collected in Jersey City Residences
Abstract Lead concentrations measured in total dust samples collected from various environmental surfaces have been used as a surrogate for the lead concentration found in hand dust and subsequentlyExpand
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Alternative Method of Mesenteric Defect Closure after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
BackgroundRoux-en-Y gastric bypass is the gold standard for weight loss surgery. This procedure creates two to three mesenteric defects, depending on ante-colic versus retro-colic technique. CurrentExpand
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Cranial Indicators Identified for Peak Incidence of Otitis Media.
Acute otitis media (AOM) is one of the most common pediatric conditions worldwide. Peak age of occurrence for AOM has been identified within the first postnatal year and it remains frequent untilExpand
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