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Outline of selected ones among a number of nationwide surveys related to health and welfare services (90 surveys as of 1995) conducted mainly by the Ministry of Health and Welfare periodically in Japan is described. That is, history, purpose, coverage, date, contents, data collection procedure, tabulation and publication were explained in regard to : (1)(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to clarify health status and socioeconomic characteristics of elderly persons who practice home remedies as complementary alternative medicine. Whether such usage is associated with health-related factors was also assessed. METHODS The subjects are 243 independent elderly living at home in A-village of(More)
  • M Hayashi
  • 1990
Eighty-three physically disabled persons living in a nursing home for the physically handicapped were interviewed regarding family, daily living, and hope for the future. The results were analyzed from the point of view of their social needs and human relations. Concerning relations with the family, 76.8% were quite satisfied with their families.(More)
Since 1987 the international training course on primary health care (PHC) in Thailand has been offered six times by the ASEAN Institute for Health Development, Mahidol University, Thailand. The main objective of the training was to enhance the understanding of Japanese and Thai students and junior health and social scientists regarding health problems in(More)
The purpose of this study was to specify the most accurate, reliable and valid technique for a general sexual behavioral survey in Japan. This pilot study was conducted to assure a high response rate and to keep respondents' privacy confidential by using an anonymous questionnaire survey technique. The sample (360 potential respondents) was selected(More)
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