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The Reunification Process in Substitute Care
This analysis focuses on the foster child's movement through foster care placements and back to the home of the parent. Specifically, this analysis is concerned with how the probability ofExpand
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Errors in Survey Reporting and Imputation and Their Effects on Estimates of Food Stamp Program Participation
Benefit receipt in major household surveys is often underreported. This misreporting leads to biased estimates of the economic circumstances of disadvantaged populations, program takeup, and theExpand
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Comparing GIS-Based Methods of Measuring Spatial Accessibility to Health Services
The inequitable geographic distribution of health care resources has long been recognized as a problem in the United States. Expand
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Poverty, early childbearing, and child maltreatment: A multinomial analysis
Abstract We examine child maltreatment among the 1982–1988 birth cohorts in Illinois specific to three categories of maltreatment allegations: sexual abuse, other types of abuse, and neglect. UsingExpand
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Improving Geocoding Practices: Evaluation of Geocoding Tools
We evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of three widely used tools for geocoding and found considerable variation in identification of census block geocodes of addresses. Expand
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Residential Care in Illinois: Trends and Alternatives. Final Report.
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Foster Care in New York and Illinois: The Challenge of Rapid Change
Foster care caseloads around the country grew rapidly during the late 1980s. A lack of national data has made it difficult to identify the sources of this growth. In this study, we use administrativeExpand
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The Health of Children in Foster Care
Using Medicaid claims data, we compare the health service use and the prevalence of reported conditions among three groups of Medicaid‐eligible Illinois children: those receiving Aid to Families withExpand
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