Megan Andrews

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Researchers analyzed the 2002 wave of the National Survey of America’s Families, conducted by the Urban Institute and Child Trends, and examined material hardship in families raising children with disabilities. Measures of hardship included food insecurity, housing instability, health care access, and telephone disconnection. The research indicated that(More)
INTRODUCTION The character of chest pain (CP) is a major factor determining triage and admission for patients presenting to the emergency department (ED). Previous studies have found atypical descriptions in as little as 10-15% of patients with true myocardial ischemic pain. Atypical descriptions may be more prevalent in the Deep South of the United States(More)
A number of potential biases have been identified that may contribute a spurious component to the observed correlation between variables. One such potential bias is the manner in which items are worded. This paper presents a technique and a program of research to estimate the magnitude of method bias arising from item wording. We hypothesize that the(More)
Previous meta-analyses have estimated that the intention-behaviour association in physical activity (PA) is large in magnitude. However, these prior meta-analyses have also revealed a large degree of heterogeneity, suggesting the presence of moderating variables. This study examines the impact of one such moderator, testing the hypothesis that the magnitude(More)
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