Current Social Science Research Report--Health #103, March 10, 2009.

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Index to this issue:

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND NGO STATISTICAL PUBLICATIONS

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US STATES

NGO AND OTHER COUNTRIES

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

TABLES OF CONTENTS

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

LEGISLATION INFORMATION UPDATES

DATA

BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL AND NGO PUBLICATIONS

US:

1. National Center for Health Statistics Brief: "Consumer-Directed Health Care for Persons Under 65 Years of Age with Private Health Insurance: United States, 2007," by Robin A. Cohen and Michael E. Martinez (Data Brief No. 15, March 2009, HTML and .pdf format, 8p.).

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db15.htm

2. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief: "Hospitalizations for Brain Cancer, 2006," by Laurel Holmquist, C. Allison Russo, and Anne Elixhauser (Statistical Brief No. 68, March 2009, .pdf format, 12p.).

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb68.pdf

3. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Statistical Brief: "Asthma Preventive Medicine in 2006 - Who Takes Them?" by Frances M. Chevarley (Statistical Brief No. 237, March 2009, .pdf format, 7p.).

http://www.meps.ahcpr.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/Pub_ProdResults_Details.jsp?pt=Statistical%20Brief&opt=2&id=896

4. Government Accountability Office Report: "Influenza Pandemic: Sustaining Focus on the Nation's Planning and Preparedness Efforts," (GAO-09-334, February 2009, .pdf format, 58p.).

http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-09-334

5. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Report: "Smokeless Tobacco Use, Initiation, and Relationship to Cigarette Smoking: 2002 to 2007" (March 2009, HTML and .pdf format, 6p.).

http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k9/smokelessTobacco/smokelessTobacco.cfm

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US States:

Illinois:

Department of Public Health Report, Table:

A. "Illinois Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS): 2006 Report" (March 2009, .pdf format, 89p.).

http://www.idph.state.il.us/health/prams_rpt_06.pdf

B. "Illinois Abortion Statistics: 1973-2007" (March 2009).

http://www.idph.state.il.us/health/abortion/Abortion73-current.htm

Louisiana:

Department of Health and Hospitals Report: "West Nile Virus in Louisiana: 2008" (March 2009, .pdf format, 13p.).

http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/reports.asp?ID=282&Detail=303

Rhode Island:

Departments of Health and Elementary & Secondary Education Report: "Sexual Orientation and Health Risks Among Rhode Island Public High School Students in 2007" (March 2009, .pdf format, 4p.).

http://www.health.ri.gov/publications/SexualOrientationAndHealthRisks.pdf

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NGO and Other Countries:

Australia:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report:

A. "A picture of rheumatoid arthritis in Australia," by Michael Bullot and Lyn Woyzbun (Arthritis series no. 9, March 2009, .pdf format, 28p.).

http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10524

B. "Health and community services labour force 2006," (National health labour force series no. 42, March 2009, .pdf format, 80p.).

http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10677

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Canada:

Canadian Institute For Health Information (CIHI)/Institut Canadien D'information Sur La Sante Report: "Improving the Health of Canadians: Exploring Positive Mental Health," (March 2009, .pdf format, 103p.).

http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_1492_E&cw_topic=1492&cw_rel=AR_1730_E

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Ireland:

Department of Health and Children/An Roinn Slainte Agus Leanai Report: "Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland Mental Health and Social Well-being Report" (March 2009, .pdf format, 103p.). The report is linked to from a DHC Press Release: "Minister Wallace Publishes Mental Health and Social Well-being of the Irish Population Report."

http://www.dohc.ie/press/releases/2009/20090223.html

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Japan:

Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare Report: "Annual Health, Labour and Welfare Report 2007-2008" (March 2009, .pdf format). Several new sections were added on Feb. 24, 2009). They are marked "New 2/24".

http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/wp/wp-hw2/index.html

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Hong Kong:

Department of Health News Release: "Annual HIV infections continue to rise" (Mar. 3, 2009).

http://www.dh.gov.hk/english/press/2009/090303.html

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Netherlands:

Statistics Netherlands: SN has updated its Web Magazine, Economic Monitor, and Press Releases from Mar. 3-10, 2009).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/_unique/_nieuws/default.htm

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Northern Ireland:

Statistics and Research Agency Report: "Drug Related Deaths and Deaths due to Drug Misuse Registered in Northern Ireland (1997-2007)" (February 2009, .pdf format, 22p.).

http://www.nisra.gov.uk/newsroom/default.asp2.htm

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South Africa:

Department of Health Reports:

A. "Report on the State of Availability and Delivery of Pharmaceuticals in the Northern Cape Province" (October 2008, .pdf format, 49p.).

http://www.doh.gov.za/docs/availability-f.html

B. "2009 Annual Single Exit Price" (2009, .zip compressed Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.doh.gov.za/docs/misc/asepi-f.html

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UK:

National Statistics Office Press Release: "Smoking habits in Great Britain" (Mar. 10, 2009, .pdf format, 2p.).

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/pdfdir/nsd0309.pdf

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.:

Guttmacher Institute Periodical: Guttmacher Policy Review (Vol. 12, No. 1, Winter 2009, HTML and .pdf format).

http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/gpr/12/1/index.html

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Kaiser Family Foundation Report: "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA): Medicaid and Health Care Provisions" (March 2009, .pdf format, 3p.).

http://www.kff.org/medicaid/7872.cfm

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Institute for Health Economics (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) Report: "Determinants and Prevention of Low Birth Weight: A Synopsis of the Evidence" (December 2008, .pdf format, 271p.).

http://www.ihe.ca/documents/IHE%20Report%20LowBirthWeight%20final.pdf

More information about IHE:

http://www.ihe.ca/about/

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Institute of Medicine Monograph: Toward Health Equity and Patient-Centeredness: Integrating Health Literacy, Disparities Reduction, and Quality Improvement: Workshop Summary, by Samantha Chao, Karen Anderson, and Lyla Hernandez (National Academies Press, 2009, OpenBook and .pdf format, 86p.). Ordering information for a print copy is available at the site. NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12502

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Public Library of Science (PLoS) One Articles:

A. "Drug Resistance Mutations for Surveillance of Transmitted HIV-1 Drug-Resistance: 2009 Update," by Diane E. Bennett, Ricardo J. Camacho, Dan Otelea, Daniel R. Kuritzkes, Hervé Fleury, Mark Kiuchi, Walid Heneine, Rami Kantor, Michael R. Jordan, Jonathan M. Schapiro, Anne-Mieke Vandamme, Paul Sandstrom, Charles A. B. Boucher, David van de Vijver, Soo-Yon Rhee, Tommy F. Liu, Deenan Pillay, and Robert W. Shafer (PLoS ONE 4(3): e4724. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004724, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0004724

B. "Multi-Step Polynomial Regression Method to Model and Forecast Malaria Incidence," by Chandrajit Chatterjee and Ram Rup Sarkar (PLoS ONE 4(3): e4726. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004726, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0004726

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Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine Article: "Neglected disease research and development: how much are we really spending?" by Mary Moran, Javier Guzman, Anne-Laure Ropars, Alina McDonald, Nicole Jameson, Brenda Omune, Sam Ryan, and Lindsey Wu (PLoS Medicine Vol. 6, No. 2, e30 doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000030, Vol. 6, No. 2, February 2009, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, p. 137-146).

http://medicine.plosjournals.org/perlserv/?request=get-document&doi=10.1371/journal.pmed.1000030

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Nature Special Issue: "Special Issue on Cell death mechanisms" (Vol. 16, No. 3, March 2009). Check your organization's library for electronic availability.

http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v16/n3/index.html

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Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstract: "Live Attenuated or Inactivated Influenza Vaccines and Medical Encounters for Respiratory Illnesses Among US Military Personnel," by Zhong Wang, Steven Tobler, Jean Roayaei, and Angelia Eick (Vol. 301, No. 9, March 4, 2009, p. 945-953).

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/301/9/945

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British Medical Journal News Extracts:

A. "Healthcare reform forms a big part of Obama’s budget: by Janice Hopkins Tanne (BMJ 2009;338:b892, Mar. 3, 2009).

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/338/mar03_3/b892

B. "India’s health ministry is accused of damaging vaccine production," by Ganapati Mudur (BMJ 2009;338:b864, Mar. 3, 2009).

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/338/mar03_1/b864

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Lancet Article Abstract: "Metabolic syndrome and salt sensitivity of blood pressure in non-diabetic people in China: a dietary intervention study," by Jing Chen, Dongfeng Gu, Jianfeng Huang, Dabeeru C. Rao, Cashell E. Jaquish, James E. Hixson, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jichun Chen, Fanghong Lu, Dongsheng Hu, Treva Rice, Tanika N. Kelly, L. Lee Hamm, Paul K. Whelton, and Jiang He, for the GenSalt Collaborative Research Group (Vol. 373, No. 9666, March 7, 2009 p. 829-835).

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2809%2960144-6/abstract

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

AIDS (Vol. 23, No. 5, March 13, 2009).

http://www.aidsonline.com/pt/re/aids/toc.00002030-200903130-00000.htm

American Journal of Public Health (Vol. 99, No. 4, April 2009). Note: Full text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library and the EBSCO Host Academic Search Elite Database. Check your library for availability of this database and issue.

http://www.ajph.org/content/vol99/issue4/?etoc

Clinical Infectious Disease (Vol. 48, No. 7, April 2009).

http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/cid/2009/48/7

Medical Care Research and Review (Vol. 66, No. 2, April 2009). Note: Full text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library. Check your library for availability of this database and issue.

http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/vol66/issue2/

Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis (Vol. 673, No. 2, Mar. 27, 2009).

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/13835718

Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (Vol. 41, No. 1, March 2009).

http://www.guttmacher.org/journals/toc/psrh4101toc.html

Research in Nursing and Health (Vol. 32, No. 2, April 2009).

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/33706/home

Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment, and Health (Vol. 35, No. 1, 2009).

http://www.sjweh.fi/show_issue.php?issue_id=126

Social Medicine (Vol. 4, No. 1, 2009).

http://journals.sfu.ca/socialmedicine/index.php/socialmedicine/issue/current/showToc

Social Science & Medicine (Vol. 68, No. 5, March 2009).

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02779536

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

US National Institutes of Health: "Recovery Act Limited Competition: NIH Challenge Grants in Health and Science Research (RC1)" (RFA-OD-09-003, Mar. 4, 2009). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-09-003.html

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Agework.com: AgeWork has updated its employment page with listings through Mar. 10, 2009.

http://agework.geron.org/c/search_results.cfm?site_id=312

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American Statistical Association: ASA has updated its employment page with listings through Mar. 10, 2009.

http://jobs.amstat.org/search/results

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Chronicle of Higher Education:

Health positions has been updated through Mar. 10, 2009.

http://chronicle.com/jobs/100/400/allindex.htm

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LEGISLATION INFORMATION UPDATES:

US Senate Committee on Finance Hearing Testimony: "The President’s Fiscal Year 2010 Health Care Proposals," a hearing held March 10, 2009. (.pdf format).

http://finance.senate.gov/sitepages/hearing031009.htm

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DATA:

UK Data Archive (Essex University, Colchester, UK): The UK Data Archive has recently added the following datasets 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/

For new data or new editions of new data in the last month:

http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/findingData/newdata.asp

and pick "1 month" for either.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES:

Panel Study Of Income Dynamics Bibliography Update: The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research PSID has recently added the following item to its bibliography. The entire bibliography can be searched or browsed in various ways at:

http://psidonline.isr.umich.edu/Publications/Bibliography/default.aspx

Grafova, Irina and Stafford, Frank P. The Wage Effects of Personal Smoking History. Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 2009; 62(3):379-391.

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