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Atrial fibrillation as an independent risk factor for stroke: the Framingham Study.
The impact of nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation, hypertension, coronary heart disease, and cardiac failure on stroke incidence was examined in 5,070 participants in the Framingham Study after 34 yearsExpand
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Predictors of Early High School Dropout: A Test of Five Theories.
This study compared the adequacy of 5 theories to predict dropping out of high school before the 10th grade. These theories include full mediation by academic achievement and direct effects relatedExpand
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Epidemiologic features of chronic atrial fibrillation: the Framingham study.
In the Framingham Study 2325 men and 2866 women 30 to 62 years old at entry were followed biennially over 22 years for the development of chronic atrial fibrillation in relation to antecedentExpand
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Contributions of morphology beyond phonology to literacy outcomes of upper elementary and middle-school students.
Using structural equation modeling the authors evaluated the contribution of morphological awareness, phonological memory, and phonological decoding to reading comprehension, reading vocabulary,Expand
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Role of mechanics in composing of elementary school students: A new methodological approach.
The authors used multiple-group structural equation modeling to analyze structural relationships between latent factors underlying separate measures of handwriting, spelling, and composing in GradesExpand
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Incidence of coronary heart disease and lipoprotein cholesterol levels. The Framingham Study.
The first report from the Framingham Study that demonstrated an inverse relationship between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) was basedExpand
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Developmental risk factors for youth violence.
PURPOSE To replicate earlier research findings on risk factors for youth violence and to explore the effects on violent behavior of constructs shown to increase risk for other problem behaviors,Expand
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Treatment of Handwriting Problems in Beginning Writers: Transfer from Handwriting to Composition.
Almost 700 children were screened to identify 144 1st graders at risk for handwriting problems who were randomly assigned to 1 of 6 treatment conditions. Treatment was delivered to groups of 3 thatExpand
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Lower-level developmental skills in beginning writing
A battery of predictor measures (neuromotor, orthographic, visual-motor integration, syllable and phoneme segmentation, word finding, sentence syntax, reading, and verbal intelligence) and of writingExpand
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Structural equation modeling of relationships among developmental skills and writing skills in primary- and intermediate-grade writers.
We used multiple-group structural equation modeling to analyze structural relationships between latent factors underlying writing-related developmental skills and component writing skills in GradesExpand
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