The US Census provides the primary source of spatially explicit social data, but changing block boundaries complicate analyses of housing growth over time. We compared procedures for reconciling housing density data between 1990 and 2000 census block boundaries in order to assess the sensitivity of analytical methods to estimates of housing growth in… (More)
To quantify the current status of the Cherokee language among CN citizens who live in the jurisdictional service area and to develop a 1O-year plan to increase the use of the language in the home, community and CN work setting.
Background: Institutional review board (IRB) approval of research that involves the collection of medical error reports is a major challenge. The process includes issues of confidentiality, privacy, discoverability, informed consent, and Web site security. The challenges are more complex for multisite research. This paper describes the approaches taken by… (More)
Whether human fetal skeletal remains exhibit sexual dimorphism has been the subject of considerable debate. Most attention in this debate has focused on the greater sciatic notch of the ilium, since it is a gross morphological characteristic with known sex differences in the adult and is easily seen in fetal skeletal remains. Unfortunately, previous… (More)