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Estimating Mediated Effects in Prevention Studies
The purpose of this article is to describe statistical procedures to assess how prevention and intervention programs achieve their effects. The analyses require the measurement of intervening orExpand
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A Simulation Study of Mediated Effect Measures.
Analytical solutions for point and variance estimators of the mediated effect, the ratio of the mediated to the direct effect, and the proportion of the total effect that is mediated were studiedExpand
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Statistical Models for the Social and Behavioral Sciences
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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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The risk of assaultive violence and alcohol availability in Los Angeles County.
OBJECTIVES Although there is considerable evidence that alcohol consumption facilitates assaultive violence, the extent to which alcohol outlets in a community influence assaultive violence remainsExpand
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Acculturation and low birthweight among Latinos in the Hispanic HANES.
Self reports from 1,645 Latino mothers of Mexican descent who participated in the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HHANES) were used to relate the birthweight of their infants to theExpand
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Arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase promoter genotype, dietary arachidonic acid, and atherosclerosis.
background Leukotrienes are inflammatory mediators generated from arachidonic acid (polyunsaturated ni6 fatty acid) by the enzyme 5-lipoxygenase. Since atherosclerosis involves arterial inflammation,Expand
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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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Effects of a randomized controlled trial of transcendental meditation on components of the metabolic syndrome in subjects with coronary heart disease.
BACKGROUND The metabolic syndrome is thought to be a contributor to coronary heart disease (CHD), and components of the syndrome have been identified as possible therapeutic targets. Previous dataExpand
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Exposure to polychlorinated dioxins and furans (PCDD/F) and mortality in a cohort of workers from a herbicide-producing plant in Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany.
The relation between mortality (all cause; cancer; cardiovascular diseases (International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9), codes 390-459); ischemic heart diseases (ICD-9 codesExpand
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