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African American Parents in the Search Stage of College Choice
A serious imbalance exists in today's African American undergraduate student population in which the number of women far outnumber the number of men. Although at the macro level, political,Expand
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The Effect of Delaying Childbirth on Primary Cesarean Section Rates
Background The relationship between population trends in delaying childbirth and rising rates of primary cesarean delivery is unclear. The aims of the present study were (1) to characterize theExpand
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Breastfeeding is Associated with Reduced Childhood Hospitalization: Evidence from a Scottish Birth Cohort (1997-2009)
Objective To evaluate the risk of childhood hospitalization associated with infant feeding patterns at 6-8 weeks of age in Scotland. Study design A retrospective population level study based on theExpand
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Adverse effects and cognitive function among primary care patients taking opioids for chronic nonmalignant pain.
Chronic opioid therapy is commonly prescribed for chronic nonmalignant pain. Few published data describe the adverse effects experienced by patients with chronic nonmalignant pain being treated byExpand
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Domestic abuse during the previous year in a sample of postpartum women.
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and the correlates of domestic abuse in women presenting for a postpartum visit. DESIGN Data were collected via a cross-sectional survey. Multivariate logisticExpand
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Total economic cost and burden of dengue in Nicaragua: 1996-2010.
The burden of dengue in Nicaragua has been steadily rising during the last three decades; however, there have been few efforts to quantify the burden (measured in disability-adjusted life yearsExpand
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Risk perception by offshore workers on UK oil and gas platforms
This paper reports the first investigation of risk perception by workers on offshore oil and gas installations on the UK Continental Shelf, following changes in offshore safety legislation in theExpand
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Effectiveness of brief interventions after alcohol-related vehicular injury: A randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Because 40% of motor vehicle fatalities in the United States are alcohol-related, interventions delivered by trauma clinicians targeted to reduce drinking are of particular importance toExpand
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"Nurse, I only had a couple of beers": validity of self-reported drinking before serious vehicular injury.
BACKGROUND Of the more than 40000 Americans killed each year in vehicular crashes, 40% are involved in alcohol-related collisions. Although self-reported alcohol use has become an anchor for alcoholExpand
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Educational and Health Outcomes of Children Treated for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Importance Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects 39 million people worldwide; in isolation, it doubles annual health care costs and, when associated with comorbid mental healthExpand
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