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1409
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This study found that, among the low-income population of North Carolina, whites experienced more low birth weight births than blacks, owing to cigarette smoking during pregnancy.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 79, Jan 1994, p1-11, il, f
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1638
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The associations between a poor pregnancy outcome and selected medical conditions of the mother are the focus of this report. Inadequate prenatal care, low weight gain, and complications of labor and delivery are factors to consider.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 83, Apr 1994, p1-13, bibl, f
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1639
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High mortality rates among blacks and persons of low socioeconomic status are a fact. The interaction of race, socioeconomic status and educational level could lend insight into the root causes of high mortality rates in certain groups.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 82, Apr 1994, p1-11, bibl, f
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1889
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North Carolina resident death certificate data for the period 1980-1989 were used to draw conclusions regarding the roles that age, race, and sex play in diabetes-related mortality; and regarding recent temporal trends.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 61, Dec 1991, p1-24, il, bibl
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1893
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Pregnant women who participated in the special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) were compared to pregnant women not in the program. The results were favorable for the WIC participants.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 55, Mar 1991, p1-8, il, bibl
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1896
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In 1988 North Carolina implemented a new birth certificate form, adding new items and revising others in order to elicit better information on demographic, behavioral, and medical factors influencing fertility and pregnancy outcomes.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 58, June 1991, p1-15, il, bibl
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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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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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1892
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While childhood mortality rates have declined during the last decade in North Carolina, state statistics continue to rank above national statistics, though differing greatly on a cause-specific basis. Risk factors and intervention efforts are examined.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 54, July 1990, p1-34, il, bibl, f
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1897
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An update of the North Carolina Birth Defects Registry is reported. Selected tabulations of 1988 data, the first year the new, expanded birth certificate went into effect, are presented.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 60, Dec 1991, p1-11, il, bibl
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1890
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A more comprehensive way to inventory birth defects is now available through the new North Carolina Birth Defects Registry, which provides data to health professionals and others studying causes of specific birth defects.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 52, Sept 1989, p1-15, il, bibl, f
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1891
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Findings from a 1987 survey of 600 North Carolina adults on their knowledge of and attitudes about AIDS are reported.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 53, Apr 1990, p1-13, il, 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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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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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