Michael E Samuels

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The authors study the association between physician leadership styles and leadership effectiveness. Executive directors of community health centers were surveyed (269 respondents; response rate = 40.9 percent) for their perceptions of the medical director's leadership behaviors and effectiveness, using an adapted Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (43(More)
Introduction As the first offering in a series of reports addressing minority health issues, the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center presents an overview of demographic and economic statistics pertaining to rural minority populations. We attempt to answer the following questions: • Where do rural minorities live? • How is the rural minority(More)
Appendix Overview of Methods and Sources Detailed Tables 1 Executive Summary Introduction Data from the 1997 – 1998 National Health Interview Survey were used to examine health insurance coverage and recent physician visits among rural working age adults (persons aged 18 – 64). " Rural " was defined as " non-metro, " persons living in counties outside(More)
Executive Summary Key Findings about the elderly population: • Approximately 7.71 million adults aged 65 and older lived in rural America in 1997 –1998. " Rural " is defined as counties that are not in a metropolitan statistical area. Nearly all of these non-metro older adults were white (6.8 million, 91%). African Americans accounted for 6% of the(More)
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