Current Demographic Research Report #151, September 18, 2006.

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NOTE! Index Items marked with *** indicate there are related articles. Articles can be found with the item in the body of the report. We cannot guarantee the permanence of related article addresses. They may be available in Lexis-Nexis, ProQuest Newspapers. Check your organization's library.

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Index to this issue:

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL PUBLICATIONS

U.S.

Census Bureau Report: "2002 Economic Census: Company Summary: Survey of Business Owners"***

Centers for Disease Control Report, News Release, Periodical

National Center for Health Statistics Report: "Impact of Medicare and Medicaid Probe Questions on Health Insurance Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2005"

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports Articles

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Report: "Overweight and Physical Activity Among Children: A Portrait of States and the Nation 2005"

Department of Health and Human Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Report: "Suicidal Thoughts, Suicide Attempts, Major Depressive Episode & Substance Use among Adults"

National Center for Education Statistics Report: "Projections of Education Statistics to 2015"

Department of Health and Human Services Report, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report: "An Introduction to the National Nursing Assistant Survey"

Government Accountability Office Reports

Federal Reserve Bulletin Article: "Higher-Priced Home Lending and the 2005 HMDA Data"

Department of Labor Report: "The Department of Labor's 2005 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor"

Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release: "Employee Tenure in 2006"

Bureau of Justice Statistics Report: "Criminal Victimization, 2005"***

Federal Bureau of Investigation Compendium: "Crime in the United States, 2005"***

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US States:

Iowa:

State Data Center Updates

Louisiana:

Population Data Center Report: "Economic Expansion Raises Household Income, but Real Wages Fall and Poverty is Not Declining"

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United Nations:

Population Fund Compendium: State of the World's Population 2006

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Periodical: Asia-Pacific Population Journal

World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Monograph: Health, hazards and public debate. Lessons for risk communication from the BSE/CJD saga

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World Bank Report: "AIDS in South Asia: Understanding and Responding to a Heterogeneous Epidemic"

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Compendium: Education at a Glance 2006

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Australia:

Australian Bureau of Statistics Compendium, Report

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Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Federal Office of Statistics Report: "Total number of returns of refugees and displaced persons who returned to/with in F BIH(1996-2006)"

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Denmark:

Statistics Denmark: Statbank Denmark Updates

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Greece:

National Statistics Service Compendium: _2005 Concise Statistical Yearbook_

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Guyana:

Bureau of Statistics Report: Statistical Bulletin--1st Quarter 2006"

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Iceland:

Statistics Iceland News Releases

Directorate of Health Table Updates

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Ireland:

Central Statistics Office News Release: " Population and Migration Estimates, April 2006"

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Israel:

Central Bureau of Statistics Report: "Recipients of Degrees from the
Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Education: 2004/05"

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Japan:

Statistics Bureau & Statistical Research and Training Institute Periodical: Japan Monthly Statistics

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Netherlands:

Statistics Netherlands Web Magazine Articles

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Releases

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Pakistan:

Federal Bureau of Statistics Compendium: Compendium on Gender Statistics in Pakistan: 2004

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Philippines:

National Statistics Office Report: "2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS)"

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Slovenia:

Statistical Office News Release: "Migration changes, Slovenia, 2005"

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UK:

Department for Communities and Local Government Report: "Statutory homelessness: 2nd quarter 2006, England"

Department for Work and Pensions Report: "Staying in work and moving up: Evidence from the UK Employment Retention and Advancement (ERA) demonstration"

Economic and Social Data Service Report: "Ethnicity introductory guide"

National Statistics Office Report, Periodical

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

Demographic Research Article: "Similarities and differences between two cohorts of young adults in Italy: Results of a CATI survey on transition to adulthood"

National Academies Press Monographs

Urban Institute Report: "Cleveland Prisoners' Experiences Returning Home"

Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Snapshot: "Teen Motherhood at Record Low in United States"

Sloan Consortium Report: "Growing by Degrees: Online Education in the United States, 2005"

Family Health International Periodical: Youth InfoNet

Books on Indian (India) Demography: Beyond Demography: Dialogue with People

European Commission Joint Research Center/Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Workshop Background Papers: "Measuring Well-Being and Societal Progress"

Economist Article: "Migration migraine"

Public Library of Science Article: "Eight Americas: Investigating Mortality Disparities across Races, Counties, and Race-Counties in the United States"

Science Article Abstract: "Washing Away Your Sins: Threatened Morality and Physical Cleansing"

New England Journal of Medicine, Various

British Medical Journal, Various

Medical Journal of Australia Editorial: "Prisons: mental health institutions of the 21st century?"

Info for Health Pop. Reporter

WORKING PAPERS

University of Michigan Population Studies Center
California Center for Population Research (UCLA)
University of Pennsylvania Population Aging Research Center
Penn State Population Research Institute
Rand Labor and Demography Program
Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Institute for the Study of Labor(IZA)
Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)

TABLES OF CONTENTS

IngentaConnect
Other Journals

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Kaiser Family Foundation KaiserEdu.org Health Policy Fellowships Update

DATA

US Survey of Income and Program Dynamics Transition to Dynamics of Economic Well Being System

Luxembourg Income Study

Association of Religious Data Archives Enhancement

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

UK Data Archive

WEBSITES OF INTEREST

US National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

Economic Analysis and Research Network Reports: "State of Working ..." reports"

Kaiser Family Foundation Website Updates

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL AND NGO PUBLICATIONS

US

1. Census Bureau Report: "2002 Economic Census: Company Summary: Survey of Business Owners" (SB02-00CS-COSUM, September 2006, .pdf format, 1579p.).

http://www.census.gov/csd/sbo/index.html

***Related Article: "Immigrant businesses transform U.S. neighborhoods," by Anabelle Garay (Associated Press via _Houston [Texas] Chronicle_, Sep. 17, 2006).
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/4193360.html

2. Centers for Disease Control Report, News Release, Periodical:

A. "Disability and Health State Chartbook-2006 Profiles of Health for Adults With Disabilities" (2006, ASCII text and .pdf format).

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dh/chartbook/states.htm

B. "Racial Disparities in Childhood Immunization Coverage Rates Closing: Overall rates remain high for all children" (News Release, Sep. 14, 2006).

http://www.cdc.gov/od/oc/media/pressrel/r060914.htm

C. Preventing Chronic Disease (Vol. 3, No. 4, October 2006, HTML and .pdf format).

http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2006/oct/toc.htm

3. National Center for Health Statistics Report: "Impact of Medicare and Medicaid Probe Questions on Health Insurance Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2005," by Robin A. Cohen and Michael E. Martinez (September 2006).

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/hestats/impact/impact.htm

4. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports Articles:

A. "State-Specific Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults --- United States, 2005" (Centers for Disease Control, Vol. 55, No. 36, Sep. 15, 2006, HTML and .pdf format p. 985-988).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5536a1.htm

B. "National, State, and Urban Area Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19--35 Months --- United States, 2005" (Centers for Disease Control, Vol. 55, No. 36, Sep. 15, 2006, HTML and .pdf format p. 988-993).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5536a2.htm

C. "QuickStats: Percentage of Parents Who Were Married or Cohabiting at Birth of First Child, by Race/Ethnicity and Sex --- United States, 2002 Survey" (Centers for Disease Control, Vol. 55, No. 36, Sep. 15, 2006, HTML and .pdf format p. 998).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5536a8.htm

.pdf for all the above articles:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5536.pdf

5. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Report: "Overweight and Physical Activity Among Children: A Portrait of States and the Nation 2005" (September 2006).

http://mchb.hrsa.gov/overweight/

6. Department of Health and Human Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Report: "Suicidal Thoughts, Suicide Attempts, Major Depressive Episode & Substance Use among Adults" (Office of Applied Studies, Issue 34, 2006, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k6/suicide/suicide.cfm

7. National Center for Education Statistics Report: "Projections of Education Statistics to 2015," by William J. Hussar and Tabitha M. Bailey (NCES 2006084, September 2006, .pdf format, 144p.).

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006084

8. Department of Health and Human Services Report, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report: "An Introduction to the National Nursing Assistant Survey," by Marie R. Squillace, Robin E. Remsburg, Anita Bercovitz, Emily Rosenoff, and Laura Branden (September 2006, HTML and .pdf format, 63p.).

http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2006/NNASintro.htm

9. Government Accountability Office Reports:

A. "Consumer-Directed Health Plans: Early Enrollee Experiences with Health Savings Accounts and Eligible Health Plans" (GAO-06-798, August 2006, .pdf format, 39p.).

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06798.pdf

B. "Illegal Immigration: Border-Crossing Deaths Have Doubled Since 1995; Border Patrol's Efforts to Prevent Deaths Have Not Been Fully Evaluated"(GAO-06-770, August 2006, .pdf format, 63p.).

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06770.pdf

Note: These are a temporary address. GAO reports are always available at:

http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gaoreports/index.html

10. Federal Reserve Bulletin Article: "Higher-Priced Home Lending and the 2005 HMDA Data," by Robert B. Avery, Kenneth P. Brevoort, and Glenn B. Canner (Sep. 8, 2006, .pdf format, 44p.).

Abstract:

Reviews the data that mortgage lending institutions reported for 2005 under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. Focusing primarily on the loan-pricing aspects of the data, which were recently released to the public, the article assesses the effects of the changing interest rate situation in 2004 and 2005 on the disclosure of higher-priced lending and on the gap in loan-pricing outcomes among groups of borrowers sorted by their race or ethnicity.

http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/bulletin/2006/hmda/bull06hmda.pdf

11. Department of Labor Report: "The Department of Labor's 2005 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor" (Bureau of International Labor Affairs, 2006, .pdf format, 684p.).

http://www.dol.gov/ilab/media/reports/iclp/tda2005/tda2005.pdf

12. Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release: "Employee Tenure in 2006" (Sep. 8, 2006, HTML, ASCII text, and .pdf format, 10p.).

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/tenure.toc.htm

13. Bureau of Justice Statistics Report: "Criminal Victimization, 2005," by Shannan M. Catalano (NCJ 214644, September 2006, ASCII text and .pdf format, 12p., with .zip compressed spreadsheets).

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/abstract/cv05.htm

***Related Article: "Homicides, gun violence up nationwide last year," by Walter F. Roche Jr. (_Los Angeles Times_ via _Seattle [Washington] Times_, Sep. 11, 2006).
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2003253262_crime11.html

14. Federal Bureau of Investigation Compendium: "Crime in the United States, 2005" (September 2006, HTML, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm

Click on "2005" under "Crime in the United States".

***Related Article: "FBI says violent crime rose in 2005," by Hope Yen (Associated Press via _Seattle [Washington] Post-Intelligencer_, Sep. 18, 2006).
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1155AP_Crime.html

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US States:

Iowa:

State Data Center Updates: On Sep. 15, 2006, the ISDC added the following files (all .pdf and Microsoft Excel format): at the state level: "Hispanic heritage month: Latinos in Iowa September 2006" (this file available in .pdf format only, 4p.).; Legal permanent residents by country of birth: 2002-2005; Non-immigrants admitted by category of admission: 2001-2005; Profile of persons becoming legal permanent residents: 2003-2004; Profile of persons naturalized: 2003-2004: at the US and State level: Legal permanent residents by state: 1996-2005; Estimates of the unauthorized immigrant population residing in the United States: January 2005 (.pdf format only, 7p.). All can be found under the Sep. 15, 2006 entries at:

http://www.iowadatacenter.org/indexlinks/New

Louisiana:

Population Data Center Report: "Economic Expansion Raises Household Income, but Real Wages Fall and Poverty is Not Declining," by Kayla Fontenot and Joachim Singelmann (LPDC Reports series, No. 5, September 2006, .pdf format, 5p.).

http://www.lapop.lsu.edu/LPDC_Report_5.pdf

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United Nations:

1. Population Fund Compendium: State of World Population 2006: A Passage to Hope: Women and International Migration (September 2006, HTML and .pdf format, 107p.).

http://www.unfpa.org/swp/

2. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Periodical: Asia-Pacific Population Journal (Vol. 21, No. 1, April 2006).

http://www.unescap.org/esid/psis/population/journal/2006/No1/vol21n1cover.asp

3. World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Monograph: Health, hazards and public debate. Lessons for risk communication from the BSE/CJD saga, edited by Carlos Dora (2006, .pdf format, 281p.). Ordering information for a print copy is available at the site.

http://www.who.dk/eprise/main/who/InformationSources/Publications/Catalogue/20051101_1

Click on "Read it online" for link to full text.

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World Bank Report: "AIDS in South Asia: Understanding and Responding to a Heterogeneous Epidemic," by Stephen Moses, James F. Blanchard, Han Kang, Faran Emmanuel, Sushena Reza Paul, Marissa L. Becker, David Wilson, and Mariam Claeson (2006, .pdf format, 113p.).

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/SOUTHASIAEXT/0,,contentMDK:21019386~pagePK:146736~piPK:146830~theSitePK:223547,00.html

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Compendium: Education at a Glance 2006 (September 2006, 465p.). The publication is available in print, for a fee. More information can be found at:

http://www.oecd.org/document/52/0,2340,en_2649_34515_37328564_1_1_1_1,00.html

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Australia:

Australian Bureau of Statistics Compendium, Report:

A. ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, 2006 (September 2006, .pdf format, 844p.).

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/1220.02006?OpenDocument

B. "Education and Training Experience, Australia, 2005" (July 2006, .pdf format, 88p., with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for Australia and all Australian states.

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/6278.02005?OpenDocument

C. "Labour Force, Australia, August 2006 (Monthly--1978-2006): (Sep. 2006, Microsoft Excel and .zip compressed Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/6291.0.55.001Aug%202006?OpenDocument

D. "Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly, August 2006 (Quarterly--1984-2006) (Sep. 2006, Microsoft Excel and .zip compressed Microsoft Excel format.

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/6291.0.55.003Aug%202006?OpenDocument

E. "Cardiovascular Disease in Australia: A Snapshot, 2004-05" (September 2006).

http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/4821.0.55.001?OpenDocument

F. "Tobacco Smoking in Australia: A Snapshot, 2004-05" (September 2006).

http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/4831.0.55.001?OpenDocument

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Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Federal Office of Statistics Report: "Total number of returns of refugees and displaced persons who returned to/with in F BIH(1996-2006)" (September 2006). Note: there are tabs at the bottom of the page to two more tables.

http://www.fzs.ba/Dem/Vital/povratak%201996%20do%202006.htm

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Denmark:

Statistics Denmark: Statbank Denmark Updates:

A. "FVF1: Human consumption of food by type and unit" (annual, updated through 2005).

http://www.statbank.dk/FVF1

B. "FVF11: Human consumption of food by type and unit (quarterly, updated through 1st quarter 2006).

http://www.statbank.dk/FVF11

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Greece:

National Statistics Service Compendium: 2005 Concise Statistical Yearbook (2006, .pdf format, 309p.). The Yearbook is in Greek and English.

http://www.statistics.gr/eng_tables/SYNOPTIKH.pdf

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Guyana:

Bureau of Statistics Report: Statistical Bulletin--1st Quarter 2006" (.zip compressed .pdf format).

http://www.statisticsguyana.gov.gy/pubs/stats_bulletin_(thematic_area).zip

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Iceland:

1. Statistics Iceland News Releases:

A. "Education at a Glance 2005" (No. 85/2006, Sep. 12, 2006).

http://www.statice.is/?PageID=444&NewsID=1987

B. "Personnel in schools at the tertiary level in November 2004 and 2005" (No. 82/2006, Sep. 11, 2006).

http://www.statice.is/?PageID=444&NewsID=1539

2. Directorate of Health Table Updates: The following tables (all Microsoft Excel) have been updated: Discharges from hospitals 1999-2004, by sex and age; Discharges from hospitals 1999-2004, per 1.000 inhabitants; Bed days in hospitals 1999-2004, by sex and age; Bed days in hospitals 1999-2004, per 1.000 inhabitants; Number of patients discharged from hospitals 1999-2004, by sex and age; Number of patients discharged from hospitals 1999-2004, per 1.000 inhabitants; Average length of stay in hospitals 1999-2004, by sex and age. All tables are in Icelandic and English and can be accessed from:

http://www.landlaeknir.is/template1.asp?PageID=175

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Ireland:

Central Statistics Office News Release: "Population and Migration Estimates, April 2006" (September 2006, .pdf format, 11p.).

http://www.cso.ie/releasespublications/documents/population/current/popmig.pdf

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Israel:

Central Bureau of Statistics Report: "Recipients of Degrees from the Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Education: 2004/05" (August 2006, .pdf format, 54p., with Microsoft Excel formatted tables).

http://www.cbs.gov.il/publications/tor_04/tor_e.htm

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Japan:

Statistics Bureau & Statistical Research and Training Institute Periodical: Japan Monthly Statistics: September 2006 (Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/getujidb/index.htm

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Netherlands:

Statistics Netherlands Web Magazine Articles:

A. "People with disablement less active on the job market," by Hendrika Lautenbach (Sep. 12, 2006).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/arbeid-inkomen-sociale-zekerheid/arbeidsmarkt/publicaties/artikelen/2006-2012-wm.htm

B. "Flex workers in higher demand," by Harry Bierings and Clemens Siermann (Sep. 12, 2006).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/arbeid-inkomen-sociale-zekerheid/arbeidsmarkt/publicaties/artikelen/2006-2009-wm.htm

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Norway:

Statistics Norway News Releases

A. "One in four have a tertiary education" (Sep. 14, 2006). The news release links to several relevant statistical tables.

http://www.ssb.no/utniv_en/

B. "Most refugees from Iraq" (Sep. 14, 2006). The news release links to several relevant statistical tables.

http://www.ssb.no/flyktninger_en/

C. "6 out of 10 households have broadband" (Sep. 14, 2006). The news release links to several relevant statistical tables.

http://www.ssb.no/ikthus_en/

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Pakistan:

Federal Bureau of Statistics Compendium: Compendium on Gender Statistics in Pakistan: 2004 (2006, .pdf format, 224p.).

http://www.statpak.gov.pk/depts/fbs/publications/compendium_gender2004/compendium_gender2004.html

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Philippines:

National Statistics Office Report: "2003 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS)"

http://www.census.gov.ph/hhld/ndhs_2003.html

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Slovenia:

Statistical Office News Release: "Migration changes, Slovenia, 2005" (Sep. 13, 2006).

http://www.stat.si/eng/novica_prikazi.aspx?id=432

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UK:

1. Department for Communities and Local Government Report: "Statutory homelessness: 2nd quarter 2006, England" (September 2006, .pdf and Microsoft Excel format, 9p.).

http://www.communities.gov.uk/index.asp?id=1156302

Click on "Quarter 2" under "2006" for link to text and tables

2. Department for Work and Pensions Report: "Staying in work and moving up: Evidence from the UK Employment Retention and Advancement (ERA) demonstration," by Lesley Hoggart, Verity Campbell-Barr, Kathryn Ray and Sandra Vegeris (Research Report No. 381, September 2006, .pdf format, 98p.).

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2005-2006/rrep381.pdf

3. Economic and Social Data Service Report: "Ethnicity introductory guide" (July 2006, .pdf and Microsoft Word format, 78p. "An introductory guide to using the large-scale government surveys for ethnicity research. It provides an overview of data sources with hyperlinks to various documents available on the web." This guide has been added to several other data guides at ESDS. See:

http://www.esds.ac.uk/government/resources/themeguides.asp

Ethnicity guide is at the bottom of the page.

4. National Statistics Office Report, Periodical:

A. "Drug use, smoking and drinking among young people in England in 2005," edited by Elizabeth Fuller (2006, .pdf format, 232p.).

http://www.ic.nhs.uk/pubs/youngpeopledruguse-smoking-drinking2005/report/file

B. Economic Trends (No. 634, September 2006, .pdf format, 144p.).

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/StatBase/Product.asp?vlnk=308&Pos=&ColRank=1&Rank=422

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

Demographic Research Article: "Similarities and differences between two cohorts of young adults in Italy: Results of a CATI survey on transition to adulthood," by Stefano Mazzuco, Letizia Mencarini, and Rosella Rettaroli (Vol. 15, Art. 5. p. 105-146).

http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol15/5/default.htm
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National Academies Press Monographs:

A. Once, Only Once, and in the Right Place:Residence Rules in the Decennial Census, edited by Daniel L. Cork and Paul R. Voss (National Research Council Panel on Residence Rules in the Decennial Census, 2006, OpenBook format, 342p.). Ordering information for a print or .pdf copy is available at the site.

http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11727.html

B. Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity: How Do We Measure Up? (Committee on Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity, Institute of Medicine, 2006, OpenBook format, 520p.). Ordering information for a print or .pdf copy is available at the site.

http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11722.html
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Urban Institute Report: "Cleveland Prisoners' Experiences Returning Home," by Christy Visher and Shannon M.E. Courtney (September 2006, .pdf format,20p.).

http://www.urban.org/publications/311359.html
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Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Snapshot: "Teen Motherhood at Record Low in United States" (Data Snapshot No. 2, September 2006, HTML and .pdf format, 4p.).

http://www.aecf.org/kidscount/sld/snapshot_teenmother.jsp
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Sloan Consortium Report: "Growing by Degrees: Online Education in the United States, 2005," by I. Elaine Allen and Jeff Seaman (September 2006, .pdf format, 30p.).

http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/survey/survey05.asp

Click on "free download in PDF format" on the right side of the page for link to full text.
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Family Health International Periodical: Youth InfoNet (No. 27, August 2006. HTML or .pdf format).

http://www.fhi.org/en/Youth/YouthNet/Publications/YouthInfoNet/index.htm

More information on FHI:

http://www.fhi.org/en/AboutFHI/index.htm
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Books on Indian (India) Demography: The following new release is available through K.K. Agencies Indian Booksellers. Description and table of content are available by clicking on "Click here to view the Contents".

Beyond Demography: Dialogue with People, by Ashish Bose (2006, 344p., ISBN: 8176465658).

https://www.kkagencies.com/home.htm

Search for ISBN number and then click on "More Info".
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European Commission Joint Research Center/Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Workshop Background Papers: "Measuring Well-Being and Societal Progress," a workshop held Jun. 19-21, 2006 in Milan, Italy) (.pdf format).

http://farmweb.jrc.cec.eu.int/Crell/wb%20background%20papers.htm
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Economist Article: "Migration migraine: Immigration is a Europe-wide concern. It is not clear, though, that it needs a European solution," by (Sep. 14, 2006).

http://www.economist.com/world/europe/displaystory.cfm?story_id=7911348
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Public Library of Science Article: "Eight Americas: Investigating Mortality Disparities across Races, Counties, and Race-Counties in the United States," by Christopher J.L. Murray, Sandeep C. Kulkarni, Catherine Michaud, Niels Tomijima, Maria T. Bulzacchelli, Terrell J. Iandiorio, Majid Ezzati (Vol. 3, No. 9, September 2006, .pdf format, 9p.).

http://medicine.plosjournals.org/perlserv/?request=get-document&doi=10.1371/journal.pmed.0030260
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Science Article Abstract: "Washing Away Your Sins: Threatened Morality and Physical Cleansing," by Chen-Bo Zhong and Katie Liljenquist (Vol. 313, No. 5792, Sep. 8, 2006, p. 1451-1452).

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/313/5792/1451
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New England Journal of Medicine, Various:

A. "Message from Toronto--Deliver AIDS Treatment and Prevention," by Robert Steinbrook (Perspective, Vol. 355, No. 11, Sep. 14, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1081-1084). Note: this article is freely available to the public).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/355/11/1081

B. "Global Health--The Gates-Buffett Effect (Perspective, Vol. 355, No. 11, Sep. 14, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1084-1088). Note: this article is freely available to the public).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/355/11/1084

C. "Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Treatment in Resource-Poor Settings--The Case of Cote d'Ivoire," by Sue J. Goldie, Yazdan Yazdanpanah, Elena Losina, Milton C. Weinstein, Xavier Anglaret, Rochelle P. Walensky, Heather E. Hsu, April Kimmel, Charles Holmes, Jonathan E. Kaplan, and Kenneth A. Freedberg Special Article, Vol. 355, No. 11, Sep. 14, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1084-1088). Note: this article is freely available to the public).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/355/11/1141

D. A Brief History of Cocaine: From Inca Monarchs to Cali Cartels: 500 Years of Cocaine Dealing, Second Edition, by Steven B. Karch, reviewed by Edward V. Nunes (Book Review extract, Vol. 355, No. 11, Sep. 14, 2006, p. 1182).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/355/11/1182

E. The African AIDS Epidemic: A History, by John Iliffe, reviewed by Kevin M. De Cock (Book Review extract, Vol. 355, No. 11, Sep. 14, 2006, p. 1182-1183).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/355/11/1182-a
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British Medical Journal Various:

A. "Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis," by Stephen D. Lawn (Editorial, Vol. 333, No. 7568, Sep. 16, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 559-560). This article is freely available to the public.

http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/333/7568/559

B. "Disabled people face difficulties in accessing primary care," by Andrew Cole (News Extract, Vol. 333, No. 7568, Sep. 16, 2006, p. 565).

http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/extract/333/7568/565

C. "Nicotine content in smoke from US cigarettes has increased," by Janice Hopkins Tanne (News Extract, Vol. 333, No. 7568, Sep. 16, 2006, p. 566).

http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/extract/333/7568/566-a

D. "European Commission draws up measures on seeking health care abroad," by Rory Watson (News Roundup Extract, Vol. 333, No. 7568, Sep. 16, 2006, p. 568).

http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/extract/333/7568/568-d
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Medical Journal of Australia Editorial: "Prisons: mental health institutions of the 21st century?" by Paul White and Harvey Whiteford (Vol. 185, No. 6, Sep. 18, 2006, HTML and .pdf format, p. 302-303). This article is freely available to the public.

http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/185_06_180906/whi10502_fm.html
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Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs Compendium: Info for Health Pop. Reporter (vol. 6, no. 36, 37, Sep. 11, 18, 2006). "The Johns Hopkins University Population Information Program delivers the reproductive health and family planning news you need. Each week our research staff prepares an electronic magazine loaded with links to key news stories, reports, and related developments around the globe."

http://www.infoforhealth.org/popreporter/

Note: January 2004 - present Pop. Reporter is available via CD-ROM. Contact Robert Jacoby at rjacoby@jhuccp.org with your request and complete mailing address.

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WORKING PAPERS

University of Michigan Population Studies Center: "The Intersection among Unintended, Premarital, and Teenage Childbearing in the U.S.," by Jennifer S. Barber and Amie Emens (PSC Research Report No. 06-608, September 2006,.pdf format, 12p.). Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

http://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/pubs/abs.html?ID=4190
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California Center for Population Research (University of California at Los Angeles):

A. "A Characterization of Young Adults' Nonmarital Sexual Relationships: Finding from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health," by Yasamin Kusunoki and Dawn Upchurch (CCPR-013-06, September 2006, .pdf format, 56p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.ccpr.ucla.edu/asp/ccpr_013_06.asp

B. "Why Do Unhealthy Children Do Worse in School? Understanding Links among Children's Health, Education and Race," by Margot I. Jackson (CCPR-014-06. March 2006, .pdf format, 41p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.ccpr.ucla.edu/asp/ccpr_014_06.asp
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University of Pennsylvania Population Aging Research Center: "What Determines Adult Cognitive Skills? Impacts of Pre-Schooling, Schooling and Post-Schooling Experiences in Guatemala," by Jere R. Behrman, John Hoddinott, John A. Maluccio, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Emily L. Behrman, Reynaldo Martorell, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, and Aryeh D. Steind (WPS 06-11, April 2006, .pdf format, 38p.).

Abstract:

Most investigations of the importance of and the determinants of adult cognitive skills assume that (a) they are produced primarily by schooling and (b) schooling is statistically predetermined. But these assumptions may lead to misleading inferences about impacts of schooling and of pre-schooling and post-schooling experiences on adult cognitive skills. This study uses an unusually rich longitudinal data set collected over 35 years in Guatemala to investigate production functions for adult (i) reading-comprehension and (ii) non-verbal cognitive skills as dependent on behaviorally-determined pre-schooling, schooling and post-schooling experiences. Major results are: (1) Schooling has significant and substantial impact on adult reading comprehension (but not on adult non-verbal cognitive skills) --but estimates of this impact are biased upwards substantially if there is not control for behavioral determinants of schooling in the presence of persistent unobserved factors such as genetic endowments and/or if family background factors that appear to be correlated with genetic endowments are included among the first-stage instruments. (2) Both pre-schooling and post-schooling experiences have substantial significant impacts on one or both of the adult cognitive skill measures that tend to be underestimated if these pre- and post-schooling experiences are treated as statistically predetermined--in contrast to the upward bias for schooling, which suggests that the underlying physical and job-related components of genetic endowments are negatively correlated with those for cognitive skills. (3) The failure in most studies to incorporate pre- and post-schooling experiences in the analysis of adult cognitive skills or outcomes affected by adult skills is likely to lead to misleading over-emphasis on schooling relative to these pre-and post-schooling experiences. (4) Gender differences in the coefficients of the adult cognitive skills production functions are not significant, suggesting that most of the fairly substantial differences in adult cognitive skills favoring males on average originate from gender differences in completed grades of schooling and in experience in skilled jobs favoring males. These four sets of findings are of substantial interest in themselves. But they also have important implications for broader literatures, pointing to limitations in the cross-country growth literature of using schooling of adults to represent human capital, supporting hypotheses about the importance of childhood nutrition and work complexity in explaining the "Flynn effect" of substantial increases in measured cognitive skills over time, and questioning the interpretation of studies that report productivity impacts of cognitive skills without controlling for the endogeneity of such skills.

http://www.pop.upenn.edu/rc/parc/aging_center/2006/PARCwps06-11.pdf
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Penn State Population Research Institute:

A. "The Changing Relationship between Parents' Education and Their Time with Children," by Satvika Chalasani (WP 06-03, April 2006, .pdf format, 45p.).

Abstract:

I examine differences based on parents' education, in the time that American parents spend with their children, and how these differences have changed between 1985 and 2003. I also examine educational differences in the ratio of mothers' child time to fathers' child time. The results indicate that better educated parents used to and continue to spend more time with their children than the less educated. Although parents at all levels of education have increased their time with children, the better educated have made relatively larger gains. Further, the ratio of mothers' to fathers' child time was and continues to be lower for the better educated than the less educated. Finally, I find that the gap in parent-child time between mothers and fathers has narrowed at every education level between 1985 and 2003.

http://www.pop.psu.edu/general/pubs/working_papers/psu-pri/wp0603.pdf

B. "The Changing Social Contract at the Transition to Adulthood: Implications for Individuals and the Polity," by Constance Flanagan, D. Wayne Osgood, Laine Briddell, Laura Wray and Amy Syvertsen (WP 06-04, April 2006, .pdf format, 20p.).

http://www.pop.psu.edu/general/pubs/working_papers/psu-pri/wp0604.pdf

C. "Who is Placed into Special Education?" by Jacob Hibel, George Farkas and Paul Morgan (WP 06-05, September 2006, .pdf format, 40p.).

Abstract:

We use nationally representative ECLS-K data to estimate which variables, measured in the fall of kindergarten, predict special education placement by the spring of third grade. The most powerful predictor is academic readiness, measured by the average of the student's reading and mathematics test scores. Also important is the student's task engagement. Further, there is a "frog-pond" contextual effect--other things being equal, attending a high-performing school increases the student's chance of special education placement. Net of these variables, there is no effect of social class background on placement. However, also net of these variables, boys have higher placement rates than girls, and African American, Hispanic, and Asian students have lower placement rates than non-Hispanic whites.

http://www.pop.psu.edu/general/pubs/working_papers/psu-pri/wp0605.pdf
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Rand Labor and Demography Program: "The Interactive Effect of Birth Weight and Common Parental Investment on Child Test Scores," by David S. Loughran, Ashlesha Datar, M. Rebecca Kilburn (WR-404, July 2006, .pdf format, 38p.). Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

http://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR404/
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Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government: "On the Public-Private School Achievement Debate," by Paul E. Peterson and Elena Llaudet (Research Working Paper RWP06-036, September 2006, .pdf format, 51p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://ksgnotes1.harvard.edu/research/wpaper.NSF/rwp/RWP06-036
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Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research [Rostock, Germany]: "The Contextual Database of the Generations and Gender Program," by Martin Speilauer (WP-2006-030, September 2006, .pdf format, 18p.).

Abstract:

The increasing recognition that the study of human behaviors has to take into account the multiple contexts in which they occur has opened a promising research avenue in social sciences. It also presents new challenges, e.g., to complement micro-level surveys with the collection of meaningful contextual data within a common conceptual framework. The Contextual Database of the Generations and Gender Program aims at responding to the new data demands by providing a comparative collection of around 210 variables on a national and sub-national level, thus complementing the individual-level data collected in the Generations and Gender Survey.

http://www.demogr.mpg.de/papers/working/wp-2006-030.pdf
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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) [Laxenburg, Austria]: "Current Practice of Official Population Projections in the EU," by Isolde Prommer (Interim Report IR-06-026, 2006, .pdf format, 14p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.iiasa.ac.at/cgi-bin/pub/pubsrchKK?SWID:IR06026&O,n

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Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany]: IZA has recently released several new working papers. Links to abstracts and full text can be found at:

http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/papers?year=2006

Papers recently released are numbered 2281-2319.
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Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) [University of Essex, Colchester, UK]:

A. "Differences in Job Dissatisfaction Across Europe," by Cheti Nicoletti (WP 2006-42, August 2006, .pdf format, 38p.).

Abstract:

The aim of this paper is to analyze the determinants of job dissatisfaction in a European cross-country comparison perspective. In particular we would like to understand if differences in the reported job dissatisfaction between European countries reflect a rescaling of the dissatisfaction measures or, also, a different impact of the job dissatisfaction determinants. To this aim we estimate dissatisfaction models separately by country using fixed effects logit models. We test the equality of the model coefficients across countries by extending the test proposed by Allison (1999) for simple logit and probit models.

http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/pubs/workpaps/pdf/2006-42.pdf

B. "Telephone versus Face-to-Face Interviewing: Mode Effects on Data Quality and Likely Causes (Report on Phase II of the ESS-Gallup Mixed Mode Methodology Project)," by Annette Jackle, Caroline Roberts, and Peter Lynn (WP 2006-41, August 2006, .pdf format, 88p.).

Abstract:

This report presents findings from an experimental study carried out in the context of the European Social Survey, to assess the impact a change in data collection mode from the current face-to-face interviewing to telephone might have on data quality and to study the likely causes of any observed mode effects. Evidence from previous studies suggests which differences in response can be expected between telephone and face-to-face interviewing and also suggests likely causes of such differences. Previous empirical studies are, however, often limited in their ability to isolate different causes. The experimental design enabled us to distinguish mode effects caused by differences in the type of question stimulus used in each mode (audio vs. visual) and mode effects caused by the presence or absence of the interviewer. The design included three comparison groups (two interviewed face-to-face (one with showcards, one without) and the third by telephone). We found evidence of effects caused by the presence of the interviewer, but few stimulus effects. We tested a number of hypotheses about the likely causes of mode effects on response, focusing on three forms of satisficing and social desirability bias. We found no evidence that using showcards influenced response quality, either positively or negatively. Unlike previous studies, we found no support for the hypothesis that telephone respondents were more likely to satisfice. However, consistent with our expectations, we did find telephone respondents were more likely to give socially desirable responses across a range of indicators.

http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/pubs/workpaps/pdf/2006-41.pdf

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JOURNAL TABLES OF CONTENTS (check your library for availability):

IngentaConnect Tables of Contents: IngentaConnect provides fee based document delivery services for selected journals.

A. Point your browser to:

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/

B. click on "advanced search"
C. Type in your publication name and click "Exact title" radio button
D. Under "Show", click the "fax/ariel" radio button.
E. View the table of contents for the issue noted.

Health and Social Work (Vol. 31, No. 3, 2006). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

Milbank Quarterly (Vol. 84, No. 3, 2006).
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Other Journals:

Population and Development Review (Vol. 32, No. 3, September 2006).

http://www.popcouncil.org/publications/pdr/vol32_3.html

Public Health Nursing (Vol. 23, No. 5, September/October 2006). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the EBSCO Host Academic Search Elite Database. Check your library for the availability of this database and this issue.

http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/toc/phn/23/5

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

Kaiser Family Foundation KaiserEdu.org Health Policy Fellowships Update: KaiserEdu.org has recently updated its Health Policy Fellowships page.

http://www.kaiseredu.org/policy_index.asp

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DATA:

US Survey of Income and Program Dynamics Transition to Dynamics of Economic Well Being System: "In an attempt to obtain a complete picture of the data needs of all of our users (both internal and external) for the Dynamics of Economic Well-being system, matrices have been developed to solicit your input. The results from these matrices will ultimately be used to determine the content for the new survey instrument. As indicated in the report distributed at the June 8, 2006 meeting at Brookings, we are using the items from the 1993 SIPP Longitudinal file as a starting point. Stakeholders are being asked to complete the matrix by indicating whether or not the item is critical and the frequency with which the item is needed (annually, monthly). In addition, please identify at the bottom of the matrix critical data items that are not currently included." Information at the site is available in .pdf, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint format.

http://www.sipp.census.gov/sipp/dews.html
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Luxembourg Income Study: LIS has announced the availability of data for France: 2000.

http://www.lisproject.org/techdoc/fr/frindex.htm

Data Accessibility:

http://www.lisproject.org/introduction.htm
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Association of Religious Data Archives Enhancement: "The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) recently created a new online feature called QuickStats. Drawing on a select group of nationally representative surveys, QuickStats provides easy-to-read tables and graphs with a single click on the topic of interest. The national surveys include a host of items from the recently released Baylor Religion Survey, the 2004 General Social Survey, the 2004 American National Studies, and many others. The topics include religious affiliation, beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and experiences, and will continue to increase as more of the ARDA's holdings are integrated into the new program."

http://www.thearda.com/Quickstats/Qsdir.asp

The ARDA:

http://www.thearda.com/
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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research: ICPSR at he University of Michigan released several new datasets on Sep. 8, 2006, which may be of interest to demography researchers. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/membership/index.html

New and updated data:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/org/announce.html

All new and updated data in the last 90 days can be found at:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/access/recent.html

Click on "list".
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UK Data Archive:(Essex University, Colchester, UK): The UK Data Archive has recently added the following dataset to its holdings. Note: There maybe charges or licensing requirements on holdings of the UK Data Archive. For more information see:

http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/

SN 5452 -Youth Cohort Study of England and Wales, 2002-2005; Cohort Eleven, Sweep One to Four

http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/findingData/snDescription.asp?sn=5452

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WEBSITES OF INTEREST:

US National Institute of Child Health & Human Development: NICHD has released a new website. For more information about its features, see the National Institutes of Health news release: "New National Institutes of Health Web site for Child Health and Human Development" (Sep. 13, 2006).

http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/sep2006/nichd-13.htm

There is a link to the site from the news release.
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Economic Analysis and Research Network Reports: "State of Working ..." reports" (updated September 2006). "Prepared biennially since 1988, EPI's The State of Working America sums up the problems and challenges facing American workers, presenting a wide variety of data on family incomes, taxes, wages, unemployment, wealth, and poverty. Each year, EPI also works closely with state groups through the Economic Analysis and Research Network. These groups provide a local perspective on economic trends facing working families and offer a valuable supplement to the information contained in The State of Working America. In 2006, groups from 30 states participated in "State of Working...," making it our most successful collaboration to date. Reports from previous years are also available in many cases."

http://www.earncentral.org/swx.htm

More information on EARN:

http://www.earncentral.org/about.htm
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Kaiser Family Foundation Website Updates:

A. Public Opinion Spotlight Update: KFF has recently updated five Public Opinion Spotlights about HIV/AIDS (August 2006): "The Public's Knowledge and Perceptions About HIV/AIDS"; "Attitudes About Stigma and Discrimination Related to HIV/AIDS"; "The Public's Experiences with and Attitudes About HIV Testing"; Public Opinion on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States"; and" Public Opinion on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic." All are available in HTML and .pdf format at:

http://www.kff.org/spotlight/hiv/index.cfm

Kaiser Public Opinion Spotlight:

http://www.kff.org/spotlight/

B. "StateHealthFacts.org Update: Kaiser has recently updated this website. Items listed from Aug. 14 - Sep. 15 2006 are the updates.

http://statehealthfacts.org/cgi-bin/healthfacts.cgi?action=whatsnew

Items are on P. 1-2 of the update listings.

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Jack Solock
Data Librarian--Center for Demography and Ecology
4470 Social Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
608-262-9827
jsolock@ssc.wisc.edu