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This study aimed to explore older peoples' definitions of, and priorities for, a good quality of life for themselves and their peers. Nine hundred and ninety-nine people aged 65 and over, living at home in Britain, were interviewed for the study. Good social relationships were the most commonly mentioned constituent that gave respondents' lives quality(More)
This paper considers the developing role between VRML and cartography and attempts to add context to it. It does not intend to provide an exhaustive list of geographic VRML applications. Rather it offers examples that illustrate the range of types of cartographic representation that have been developed, and illustrates that whilst VRML could be considered(More)
OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between three psychological eating behaviour variables—restraint, hunger and disinhibition—and body weight and size, and to assess their explanatory power for the employment grade gradients in body measurement.DESIGN: Cross-sectional analysis of self-report and clinical data.SUBJECTS: In all, 1470 women (aged 45–68 y,(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the proportion of pre-school children meeting reference nutrient intakes (RNIs) and recommendations for daily intakes of iron, zinc, vitamins C and A, and energy from non-milk extrinsic sugars. To assess whether meeting these five dietary requirements was related to a series of socio-economic variables. DESIGN Secondary analysis of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the role of socio-economic factors in explaining ethnic differences in two infant feeding practices contra-indicated for dental health: adding sugary foods to a feeding bottle and bottle usage for any type of drink after one year. DESIGN Secondary analysis of dietary and socio-demographic data from the Office of National Statistics(More)
PURPOSE To assess the experience and attitudes of dental professionals towards smoking cessation and, in particular, to explore perceived barriers limiting their involvement in this area of practice. MATERIALS AND METHODS A combined quantitative and qualitative methodology was employed in South Essex, an area in South East England. In the first phase a(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine drinking patterns in pre-school children and their relationship to percentage of energy intake from non-milk extrinsic sugars. DESIGN Secondary analysis of data from the national diet and nutrition survey (NDNS) relating to the dietary intakes of a representative sample of pre-school children in the UK. SUBJECTS 1,675 children aged(More)
UNLABELLED Quantitative hepatobiliary scintigraphy aids in the diagnosis of hepatic disease. Two scintigraphic parameters that have great value in discriminating between hepatocellular and biliary disease are hepatic extraction fraction (HEF), which is a measure of the hepatic extraction efficiency (HEE), and hepatic excretion rate. It is generally accepted(More)
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