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OBJECTIVE To examine sex differences in barriers to contraceptive use by using a national sample of 4539 participants from The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. STUDY DESIGN The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health used a study design in which data from Wave 1 were collected between 1994 and 1995. Participants older than 15(More)
The purpose of this research study was to measure the association between risk taking behavior in adolescents and their use of safety devices. The study focused on three safety devices: seat belts, motorcycle helmets, and bicycle helmets. This is a secondary data analysis using data from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease(More)
Strategies used by CaroMont Health to improve quality, decrease cost, and increase operational efficiency have ultimately aligned our system to address the present and future challenges confronting healthcare. Beginning with To Err is Human (Institute of Medicine 1999) and continuing with the healthcare reform bill of 2010, CaroMont Health has responded to(More)
CaroMont Health has embraced the Triple Aim initiative to implement its core vision and competencies of delivering health care, promoting individual wellness, and creating vibrant communities. An imperative to achieve success has been aligning the corporate goals with the processes and outcomes that foster the Triple Aim.
This study examined the relationship between barriers to using birth control and actual use of birth control among a national sample of Mexican-American adolescents. Participants were either over age 15 or sexually active (regardless of age). They responded to survey items on birth control use. Chi-square analysis and t tests were used to investigate(More)
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