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1913
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In 1992 the Governor's Task Force on Health Objectives for the Year 2000 published objectives addressing health concerns in 11 broad areas, such as AIDS. The report identifies special target populations - African-Americans and native Americans.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 77, Nov 1993, p1-17, il, bibl
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1911
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The health status of North Carolina's Native Americans is compared to that of blacks and whites using statistical labels reflecting such factors as low abortion utilization, low maternal education, maternal smoking, birth defects, and suicide.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 75, Aug 1993, p1-53, il, bibl
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1932
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The Community Diagnosis process in North Carolina identifies health problems locally and communicates these problems to the state. It is hoped this approach will assist in allocating funds on a priority basis to meet documented health needs.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 63, Apr 1992, p1-7, il
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2058
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Community Diagnosis (CDx), a state-mandated program, concluded that top health problems in 1994 included teenage pregnancy and infant mortality, while legislative priorities were headed by money for new facilities and adolescent pregnancy prevention.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 85, Oct 1994, p1-9, il
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2131
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In 1991, the state set objectives to improve citizens' health by the year 2000. To date only one objective, reducing teenage pregnancy for ages 15-17, has been met, while others have not yet been achieved.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 87, Nov 1994, p1-32, il, bibl
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2302
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There are few positive health trends in children ages birth to 9. Although the infant death rate has decreased, child abuse has increased. Moreover, health disparities remain between minority and white children.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 93, May 1995, p1-61, il, bibl
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29469
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Survey data from the 2001 North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) were used in this study to investigate county and regional differences in selected health indicators before and after age adjustments. Results show that the use of synthetic estimates does not capture the variation across counties in health risks and behaviors, and can be misleading.
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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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29478
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American Indians in North Carolina have high death rates due to various causes of death, but the state lacks comprehensive information about health risks in this population. This study examined health risks and conditions among adult North Carolina American Indians, and provided baseline data for health indicators among American Indians.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 146, Dec 2004, p1-13, bibl, f