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BACKGROUND Unintentional, non-fire-related (UNFR) carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a leading cause of poisoning in the United States, but the overall hospital burden is unknown. This study presents patient characteristics and the most recent comprehensive national estimates of UNFR CO-related emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations. METHODS(More)
As psychologists increasingly recognize the limitations of single-occasion, single-measure research designs and employ more elaborate and comprehensive data collection schemes, sophisticated analytic techniques will play an ever more important role in understanding behavioral data. This paper outlines one such promising technique, Tucker's three-mode factor(More)
The Difficulty in Assertiveness Inventory (DAI) was developed, based on a two-facet model of assertiveness for item specification -- referents (interpersonal contexts or partners) x response classes (types of assertive behavior). Data from two samples of female university students were subjected to three-mode factor analysis. Two referent, two response(More)
This paper is based on the answers of 208 Balinese rural respondents to the question "What makes you think person X is mentally ill?" The responses are tabulated by age and sex and a cluster analysis is carried out on them. It is shown that the rural Balinese view interference with others and threatening behaviour as prime indicators of mental illness, but(More)
A procedure for assessing posthypnotic recognition amnesia is described. A set of items for the Harvard Group Scale of Hypnotic Susceptibility, Form A and for the Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scale, Form C were developed and analyzed for reliability and their ability to discriminate individuals who demonstrate posthypnotic amnesia. Recognition amnesia(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine racial/ethnic disparities and associated factors in asthma-related emergency room (ER) and urgent care center (UCC) visits among US adults and determine whether disparities vary across increasing income strata. METHODS We analyzed data from 238,678 adult respondents from the 2001 to 2009 National Health Interview Survey and calculated(More)
BACKGROUND Migraine headaches have not historically been considered a compression neuropathy. Recent studies suggest that some migraines are successfully treated by targeted peripheral nerve decompression. Other compression neuropathies have previously been associated with one another. The goal of this study is to evaluate whether an association exists(More)
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