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Alternatives to the mercury sphygmomanometer
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2011-02)
Developmental evaluation: Building innovations in complex environments
(SAGE Publications for the Society for Public Health Education, 2011-09)
Defining Reproducibility Statistics as a Function of the Spatial Covariance Structures in Biomarker Studies
(Walter de Gruyter, 2011)
The reproducibility of a biomarker plays a paramount role in determining whether it provides an accurate indication of the true underlying disease or risk status of an individual. When biomarker measurement involves obtaining ...
A Semiparametric Approach for Analyzing Nonignorable Missing Data
(Academia Sinica, Institute of Statistical Science, 2011)
In missing data analysis, there is often a need to assess the sensitivity of key inferences to departures from untestable assumptions regarding the missing data process. Such sensitivity analysis often requires specifying ...
Supplemental Materials: Risks and Benefits of Consumption of Great Lakes Fish
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2011-09-23)
Background: Beneficial effects of fish consumption on early cognitive development and cardiovascular health have been attributed to the omega-3 fatty acids in fish and fish oils, but toxic chemicals in fish may adversely ...
Work Stress, Burnout, and Social and Personal Resources among Direct Care Workers
Work stress is endemic among direct care workers (DCWs) who serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Social resources, such as work social support, and personal resources, such as an internal locus ...
PDA+: A Personal Digital Assistant for Obesity Treatment - An RCT testing the use of technology to enhance weight loss treatment for veterans
(BioMed Central, 2011-04-11)
Background: Obese adults struggle to make the changes necessary to achieve even modest weight loss, though a decrease in weight by as little as 10% can have significant health benefits. Failure to meet weight loss goals ...
Acceptability of Medical Male Circumcision Among Uncircumcised Men in Kenya One Year After the Launch of the National Male Circumcision Program
(Public Library of Science, 2011-05-16)
Background Numerous studies have demonstrated that male circumcision (MC) reduces the incidence of the Type-1 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among heterosexual men by at least half. Methods One year after the ...
Implementing Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in Nyanza Province, Kenya: Lessons Learned during the First Year
(Public Library of Science, 2011-04-04)
Background: In 2007, the World Health Organization endorsed male circumcision as an effective HIV prevention strategy. In 2008, the Government of Kenya (GoK) launched the national voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) ...