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3386
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Healthy People 2000 is a program for improving the nation's health by the year 2000. Data for the period 1990-1995 indicate the state has met eleven objectives, is progressing favorably on thirty-two, and is going in the wrong direction on nineteen.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 106, May 1997, p1-31, il, bibl
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3385
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Healthy People 2000 is a set of national goals for disease prevention and health promotion to be achieved by the year 2000. The state has yet to achieve a majority of the thirty-seven relating to the health of children ages 1-19.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 102, Feb 1997, p1-28, il, bibl, f
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29522
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Within the first nine months of 1976, North Carolina experienced an increase in the divorce rate and a decline in the marriage rate. These trends raise questions as to the changing probabilities for divorce, marriage and remarriage among different age, race, and sex groups of the state’s population, and corresponding effects on fertility and birth rates.
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PHSB Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 1, Jan 1977, p1-7, il, bibl, f
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29384
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A study conducted in 1980 examined inpatient utilization of nonfederal short-stay general hospitals by North Carolina residents. This report presents the hospital utilization rates for selected diagnosis groups and for selected surgical procedures by county of residents of the patients. Results show that county hospital use rates vary between Medicare patients and Medicaid patients.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 24, Feb 1983, p1-23, bibl, f
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29378
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In North Carolina, certain causes of death are associated with wide gaps between the sexes and races, with males and nonwhites experiencing substantially higher death rates than their female and white counterparts. The analysis underscores the need for expanded initiatives in public health programs.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 18, Aug 1980, p1-9, il, map, bibl, f
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29379
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The North Carolina Citizen Survey is conducted to provide data regarding demographic, health, economic, personal opinion and other characteristics of the state’s household population. This report gives background on the survey’s methodology, and highlights results of health-related questions from the Fall 1979 survey.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 19, Nov 1980, p1-7, bibl, f
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29380
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In October of 1978, data were collected on North Carolina residents discharged from short-stay general hospitals. The project involved the cooperation of health planning agencies and the hospital association in North Carolina. This report provides background of the study and presents morbidity estimates derived from the data.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 20, July 1981, p1-13, bibl, f
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29382
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This report presents findings from the Fall 1981 North Carolina Citizen Survey, covering the state’s six health service areas. The health data gives information on health care resources, well-being indicators, use of alcoholic beverages, and residential water and septic use.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 22, June 1982, p1-7, bibl, f
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29381
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North Carolina routinely collects information on maternal characteristics that are known risk factors for conditions associated with fetal, neonatal and post-neonatal deaths. This report presents a trend analysis of these characteristics over the past decade.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 21, Aug 1981, p1-7, bibl, f
Record #:
29393
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The North Carolina Division of Health Services monitors and reports child deaths at regular intervals in hope that increased awareness will result in appropriate intervention. A special focus of this report is poor children, specifically, those whose families receive Aid to Families with Dependent Children. Data and analysis of child mortality are presented, and categorized by age and cause of death.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 29, Dec 1983, p1-9, bibl, f
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29385
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In 1980 and 1981, data were collected by the State Health Planning Agency in North Carolina concerning emergency room utilization by Medicaid eligible patients. This report presents a summary of these data and analysis. Results show that high emergency room use is correlated with a low rate of use of primary care services.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 25, Mar 1983, p1-7, bibl, f
Record #:
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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29394
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Infant mortality is a problem throughout the United States. Birth-weight standardization was used to compare North Carolina neonatal mortality to that in the United States and also to examine trends. The study found that North Carolina had a higher neonatal mortality rate, which can be attributed to lower birth weights, rather than higher weight-specific neonatal death rates.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 30, Dec 1983, p1-7, bibl, f
Record #:
29395
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Congenital malformations are a public health concern due in part to their ranking as a leading cause of infant mortality. This study utilized North Carolina death certificate data to provide a general description of mortalities due to congenital malformations. A similar examination assessed reports of malformations on birth certificates.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 31, Apr 1984, p1-7, il, bibl, f
Record #:
29386
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In 1981, thousands of pregnancies were reported among North Carolina’s ten to nineteen year old females. This report provides demographic characteristics and a statistical analysis of those pregnancies.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 26, May 1983, p1-23, il, map, bibl, f