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3387
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The Maternal Outreach Worker Program of the N.C. Department of Human Resources seeks to increase early utilization of health care systems by low income and at-risk pregnant women, thereby fostering healthier birth opportunities. Results are mixed.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 103, Mar 1997, p1-9, il, f
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3573
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The 1994 N.C. Birth Cohort Survey, conducted by the State Center for Health Statistics, studied the June, 1994, resident birth population at ages two to four months. Data included infant sleeping positions and domestic violence during pregnancy.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 107, Sept 1997, p1-7, il
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4491
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Daily smoking declined from 1993 to 1998 for most demographic groups in North Carolina. The exceptions were those with under twelve years of education and young adults. Quitting attempts were lowest among those who started smoking early and continued. Women in poor health were most likely to try quitting than those women in good health, as were men who had a health checkup in a twelve-month period.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 119, Jan 2000, p1-6, il, bibl
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5505
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In this study the prevalence of high neonatal risk among very-low-birth-weight babies (VLBW) who were referred to North Carolina's Infant/Toddler Program and those VLBW babies who were not was compared. Also compared were the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the mothers.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 127, Nov 2001, p1-8, il, bibl
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5503
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This study seeks to \"quantify the extent of limited health care access among three risk groups: people with chronic illnesses; people with high-risk behaviors or with high-risk conditions; and people who fail to comply with recommended preventative health care practices.\" The authors discuss how the study was conducted, the results, and what conclusions were drawn.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 131, Mar 2002, p1-9, il, bibl
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6802
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This study seeks \"to provide data on key health indicators for the state's Hispanic Spanish-speaking population, and to compare those results with those of English-speaking Hispanics and non-Hispanic African Americans and whites.\" The study concluded that \"the elevated risks of fair/poor health, lack of adequate nutrition, low level of leisure-time physical activity, and lack of health insurance among Spanish-speaking Hispanics in North Carolina call for public health action to remedy the negative health outcomes.\"
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 143, July 2004, p1-8, il, bibl
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24884
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Those living in poverty may have an increased risk for preterm births. This is especially relevant for those of African American descent.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. 99 Issue , February 1996, p1-12, il, bibl, f
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29428
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Postpartum depression is a substantial problem affecting mothers and their families. A sample of mothers was obtained from the North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, and used to assess the impact of individual life stressors on the risk of postpartum depression. Several major stressors were unemployment, economic adversities, isolation and loss of social support.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 121, Sep 2000, p1-9, bibl, f
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29490
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Eye health and use of eye care have not previously been measured among North Carolina adults. In 2006, questions from the newly developed vision module were included in North Carolina’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey. This study presents data related to impaired vision, eye-care insurance, and recent eye exams.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 155, Dec 2007, p1-5, bibl, f
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29486
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Data from the North Carolina Child Health Assessment and Monitoring Program were analyzed to determine the association of breastfeeding duration and the incidence of diagnosed childhood asthma in North Carolina. The results suggest that new mothers should be encouraged to breastfeed for as long as possible, in order to reduce the risk for childhood asthma.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 152, Jan 2007, p1-8, il, bibl, f
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2478
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Enrollment of very low birthweight infants of teenage mothers under 15 years in the state's Child Service Coordination Program dropped between 1991 and 1993 while the mothers' enrollment increased.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 94, June 1995, p1-9, il, bibl
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24888
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As healthcare is necessary for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the question of whether health risks mean limited healthcare must be answered. Three groups are studied: those with chronic illnesses, high risk behaviors, or who fail to comply with recommended preventative health care practices.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 131, February 2002, p1-9, bibl, f
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29488
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The North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) survey is a mail and telephone survey of mothers who have recently given birth. When the characteristics and outcomes of respondents and non-respondents differ, non-response to the survey causes bias in the survey results. This study examined which maternal characteristics are associated with survey non-response.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 154, Oct 2007, p1-6, bibl, f
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24893
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The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System has found that there is a geography factor to consider when looking for health indicators. Health care access is varied across various counties and regions. Poorer areas had worse health care outcomes while the wealthiest areas had better health outcomes.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 137, Aug 2003, p1-7, bibl, f
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29511
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The benefits of breastfeeding in reducing the risk of childhood overweight have been well-documented. This study examined the relationship between breastfeeding initiation and duration with child overweight among children and adolescents in North Carolina. The results support recommendations promoting breastfeeding to help reduce obesity.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 164, Oct 2010, p1-10, bibl, f
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