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A modified version of the Revised Memory and Behavior Problems Checklist (RMBPC; L. Teri et al., 1992) was administered across 6 different sites to 1,229 family caregivers of community-dwelling adults with dementia. The total sample was divided randomly into 2 subsamples. Principal components analyses on occurrence responses and reaction ratings from the(More)
BACKGROUND A health science educational outreach program which began in 1991 and targets K-12 teachers and students has had 15,911 participants consume 60,069 hours of education as of the end of December 2003. The program is called the "Partners in Health Sciences" (PIHS) program. Many educational activities in the PIHS program contain information on both(More)
Prevention of the initiation of tobacco use, which is associated with increased risk of developing cancer of the lung, the oral cavity, larynx, and emphysema, should target middle school-age children because that is where experimentation with tobacco use usually begins. Millions of children attending school do not receive proper education regarding the(More)
For the past two ad a half years, Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating systems have split the market share of smartphone devices and the mobile applications (apps) for those devices. We model the platform choice by mobile app developers and estimate the user preferences and developer's pro…tability from multihoming (supplying both platforms) implied(More)
Skin cancer, especially malignant melanoma, continues on the increase. Different interventions are attempting to impact on this problem. The approach used by the Partners in Health Sciences program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science is to both “train” and, importantly, “equip” classroom teachers and school nurses in a “Healthy Skin”(More)
Dietary iodine status is routinely assessed by measuring urinary iodine excretion (UI). In most European countries iodine intake is maintained at WHO recommended levels by iodisation of table salt [1]. Exceptions to this practice include Ireland and the UK where only 5% (approximately) of table salt sold is iodine supplemented. However despite the finding(More)
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