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2044
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With 320 miles of coastline, 65 major rivers, and 100 major lakes, North Carolina ranks high (14th from 1977-79) among the states in deaths by drowning. Examining the circumstances could lead to better prevention.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 42, Aug 1986, p1-9, il, bibl
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29397
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Tuberculosis remains a serious public health problem in North Carolina. Even more perplexing are the high county morbidity rates for tuberculosis in the eastern region of the state. This report summarizes the 1983 morbidity and health care delivery data on tuberculosis, and analyzes the geographic pattern of three-year county tuberculosis case rates.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 33, Dec 1984, p1-33, map, bibl, f
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2043
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During the period 1977-79, only seven states had higher house fire death rates than North Carolina. Providing protection from injuries by modifying the home environment would help to reduce house fire mortality.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 46, Sept 1988, p1-11, il, bibl
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2042
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Compared to pregnant women nationwide, North Carolina women are more likely to have more complications and more obstetrical procedures performed, be younger than twenty, earn less than $12,000 yearly, and pay medical bills from their own funds.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 40, July 1986, p1-12, il, bibl
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29390
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In 1981, the highest North Carolina county hospital discharge rate was more than triple the lowest rate. Variation in general hospital utilization rates among the counties in North Carolina is depicted and analyzed. This article also serves as a brief review of the use of multiple regression and correlation analysis in health care studies.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 27, Nov 1983, p1-15, il, map, bibl, f
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29407
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This article reviews data on alcohol-related morbidity in North Carolina and addresses the question of alcohol-related mortality. The combination of alcohol and cigarettes contributes to the development of cancers, while excessive alcohol use is a major factor leading to accidental injury and death.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 41, July 1986, p1-13, bibl, f