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This study examines the prevalence of maternal diabetes in North Carolina, as estimated from vital records and hospital discharge reports, and describes some of the major demographic risk factors in the pregnant population.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 64, May 1992, p1-8, 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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5312
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This study \"demonstrates serious under-ascertainment of maternal mortality through death certificate reporting alone, and presents selected statistics by cause of death and demographic groups based on an enhanced surveillance method.\" The authors discuss the study and its results.
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CHIS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 125, April 2001, p1-7, il
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1894
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The N.C. Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources implemented in 1982 a program to evaluate cancer clusters, an increased cancer rate in a small area or within a short time period. An overview of current evaluating procedures is included
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 56, Apr 1991, p1-16, por
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5310
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The purpose of this study was \"to examine the impact of the three major breast cancer treatment types, age, and stage of diagnosis on the survival rates of breast cancer patients.\" Simsek discusses the study and its results.
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CHIS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 123, December 2000, p1-9, il, bibl
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29456
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In 1998 there were over one-thousand deaths from breast cancer among North Carolina women. Data from the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry were analyzed to determine the impact of three major breast cancer treatment types, age, and stage at diagnosis on the survival rates of breast cancer patients.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 123, Dec 2000, p1-9, il, 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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1895
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Head and spinal cord injuries are one of the major, preventable health problems in North Carolina. This study examines head and spinal cord injury mortality from 1979 to 1988. Data is presented by race, gender, age, and cause of death.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 57, June 1991, p1-22, il, bibl
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24889
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The Veterans Health Administration collaborated with the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to compare the health conditions and behaviors of discharged male veterans with male non-veterans in North Carolina as well as compared to the United States. As a whole, some of the behaviors and risks explored are smoking, disability, arthritis, and being overweight.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 133, June 2002, p1-6, bibl, f
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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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1912
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While such health indicators as infant mortality, heart disease, and strokes show improvement among blacks, there still remain serious disparities between the health status of blacks and other North Carolinians.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 76, Oct 1993, p1-103, 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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24886
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The life expectancy is affected by factors such as how many years will be spent in good mental health, good health and good mobility. This survey shows significant factors affecting health and life expectancy in North Carolina.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 129, Jan 2002, p1-16, il, bibl, f
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1914
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Persons 65 and older comprise 12% of North Carolina's population, yet they account for 27% of inpatient hospital discharges, 38% of hospital bed days and 40% of hospital charges. Nelson examines this age group's inpatient hospital usage.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 78, Dec 1993, p1-24, il, bibl
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24885
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Catherine Sanford, Katrina Baggett and Michael Bowling explore the rate of reporting external causes of injury are reported to accompany injury-related diagnosis codes. These codes are used to study external causes of injuries.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 128, Dec 2001, p1-9, bibl, f