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Regression models for categorical dependent variables using Stata, 2nd Edition
Preface PART I GENERAL INFORMATION Introduction What is this book about? Which models are considered? Whom is this book for? How is the book organized? What software do you need? Where can I learnExpand
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The Generalizability of Survey Experiments*
Abstract Survey experiments have become a central methodology across the social sciences. Researchers can combine experiments’ causal power with the generalizability of population-based samples. Yet,Expand
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Most Reported Genetic Associations With General Intelligence Are Probably False Positives
General intelligence (g) and virtually all other behavioral traits are heritable. Associations between g and specific single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in several candidate genes involved inExpand
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When do older adults turn to the internet for health information? Findings from the wisconsin longitudinal study
AbstractBACKGROUND: Understanding how and when patients use nonphysician sources of health information is important to facilitate shared decision making within provider outpatient visits. However,Expand
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Nature, Nurture, Neither, Nor: Black-White Differences in Beliefs about the Causes and Appropriate Treatment of Mental Illness
We use the 1996 General Social Survey (GSS) to explore racial differences in perceptions of the etiology and treatment of mental illness. We find that African Americans are more likely than whites toExpand
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Toward Some Fundamentals of Fundamental Causality: Socioeconomic Status and Health in the Routine Clinic Visit for Diabetes1
The concept of “fundamental causality” has gained increasing attention as a way of understanding the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and health outcomes. Using enthnographic data fromExpand
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Using Anchoring Vignettes to Assess Group Differences in General Self-Rated Health
This article addresses a potentially serious problem with the widely used self-rated health (SRH) survey item: that different groups have systematically different ways of using the item’s responseExpand
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Sociobiology, Status, and Parental Investment in Sons and Daughters: Testing the Trivers‐Willard Hypothesis1
While some dismiss sociobiological theories as untestable, post hoc explanations, this article argues that sociologists should instead increase their efforts to identify and engage those theoriesExpand
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Fundamental Causality: Challenges of an Animating Concept for Medical Sociology
Arguably, the most important problem at the intersection of sociology and epidemiology is how to understand the pervasive positive relationship between various indicators of social positionExpand
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