OBJECTIVE To use pharmacy and laboratory data to assess diabetes care within a medical group and between medical groups and to determine dispensing patterns and the extent to which providers change therapy based on HbA1c results. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Participating groups submitted 1 year of data for continuously enrolled patients. Required data… (More)
Enduring aspects of childhood family structure that reflect emotional and interpersonal ties throughout development are assumed to affect the psychological well-being and social relatedness of the mature individual. This study examined one facet of family structure--birth order--and its effects on psychological well-being (PWB) and social networks in young… (More)
Recall of a preadolescent chumship was studied in two groups of young adults of different socioeconomic status. In both groups a preadolescent chum of the same sex was the norm (65.7% to 71.4%). For a substantial minority (3.4% to 11.4%), a chum of the opposite sex was reported.