Jerome A. Deichert

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PURPOSE The goal of our study was to identify a representative sample of direct care aides to generate an accurate profile of the long-term-care workforce, with a special focus on home care workers. DESIGN AND METHODS Data were taken from the 5% Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) of the 2000 Census. RESULTS Variable coding in the 2000 Census data(More)
Demographic factors have been transforming the Great Plains for decades. Although the region increased in population from 1950 to 2007, closer analysis reveals that much of that growth took place in the Core Based Statistical Areas. These population trends reflect the broader impact of urbanization. This article provides a contextual perspective of critical(More)
iii The Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS, pronounced " oy-yas ") was established in the fall of 2003 and is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). OLLAS' mission is to combine academic excellence with real-world engagement in order to enhance our understanding of Latino/ Latin American peoples(More)
Uninsured rates of all counties in an area can be predicted by combining survey data from a subset of area counties and secondary data on economic indicators that are available for all counties. The authors present a set of indicators that are related to the uninsured rate and develop prediction models from surveys taken two years apart in the same(More)
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