Current Social Science Research Report--Health #16, May 22, 2007.

CSSRR-Health is a weekly email report produced by the Data and Information Services Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It seeks to help social science researchers keep up to date with the latest developments in the field. This report will contain selected listings of new: reports, articles, bibliographies, working papers, tables of contents, conferences, data, and websites. For more information, including an archive of back issues and subscription information see:

http://www.disc.wisc.edu/reports/cssrindex.html

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CSSRR-Health is compiled and edited by Jack Solock and Charlie Fiss.

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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.

WORKING PAPERS

TABLES OF CONTENTS

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

CONFERENCES

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

LEGISLATION INFORMATION UPDATES

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL AND NGO PUBLICATIONS

US:

1. Centers for Disease Control, Various:

A. HIV Fact Sheet Updates: HIV Fact Sheets has updated its fact sheet on HIV/AIDS among Asians and Pacific Islanders (May 2007, HTML and .pdf format, 6p.).

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/API.htm

CDC HIV/AIDS Fact Sheets:

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/index.htm

B. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Surveillance Summaries : "Fatal Injuries Among Children by Race and Ethnicity --- United States, 1999--2002," by Stephanie J. Bernard, Leonard J. Paulozzi, and L.J. David Wallace (Vol. 56, No. SS-05, May 18, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 1-20).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5605a1.htm

.pdf:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/ss/ss5605.pdf

C. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Articles:

A. "Prevalence of Stroke --- United States, 2005" (Vol. 56, No. 19, May 18, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 469-474).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5619a2.htm

b. "Prehospital and Hospital Delays After Stroke Onset --- United States, 2005--2006" (Vol. 56, No. 19, May 18, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 474-478).

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5619a3.htm

.pdf for both:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5619.pdf

2. National Institutes of Health New Release: "The Quest for an Effective HIV Vaccine Presents New Possibilities, Challenges." (May 16, 2007, HTML format).

http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/may2007/niaid-16.htm

3. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Report: "Work Absences and Past Month Cigarette Use: 2004 and 2005," ( National Survey on Drug Use and Health, May 2007, .pdf and HTML format, 4p.).

http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k7/workMissed/workMissed.cfm

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US States:

Illinois:

Department of Public Health Compendium: Vital Statistics Illinois 2002 (August 2006, .pdf format, 333p.).

http://www.idph.state.il.us/pdf/2002_Vital_Statistics_Illinois.pdf

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NGO and Other Countries

World Bank:

Human Development Department: Latin America and Caribbean Region/Health, Nutrition, and Population Department, Human Development Network Report: "Hospital Governance in Latin America: Results from a Four Nation Survey," by Richard J. Bogue, Claude H. Hall, Jr., and Gerard M. La Forgia (April 2007, .pdf format, 78p.).

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/HEALTHNUTRITIONANDPOPULATION/Resources/281627-1095698140167/LACHospitalGovernanceFinal.pdf

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Australia:

Australian National Council on Drugs Report: "Drug use in the family: impacts and implications for children" (ANCD Research Paper 13, November 2006, .pdf format, 238p.).

http://www.ancd.org.au/publications/pdf/rp13_drug_use_in_family.pdf

More information on ANCD:

http://www.ancd.org.au/about/index.htm

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Canada:

1. Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut canadien d'information sur la sante Report: "Drug Expenditure in Canada, 1985 to 2006," (May 2007, .pdf format, 153p.).

http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=AR_80_E&cw_topic=80

2. Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Periodical: Health Reports (Vol. 18, No. 2, May 2007, HTML and .pdf format).

http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-003-XIE/82-003-XIE2006005.htm

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France:

Institute for Research and Information in Health Economics (IRDES) Periodical Articles:

A. "Company supplementary health insurance: Compulsory or voluntary schemes, avoiding adverse selection and its effect on employees," by Camille Francesconi, Marc Perronnin, and Thierry Rochereau (Health Economics Letter (No. 115, November 2006, .pdf format, 4p.).

http://www.irdes.fr/EspaceAnglais/Publications/IrdesPublications/QES115.pdf

B. "Differences between reported and diagnosed morbidity The examples of obesity, arterial hypertension and hypercholesterolemia," by Virginie Dauphinot, Florence Naudin, René Guéguen, Marc Perronnin, and Catherine Sermet (Health Economics Letter (No. 115, November 2006, .pdf format, 8p.).

http://www.irdes.fr/EspaceAnglais/Publications/IrdesPublications/QES114.pdf

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Netherlands:

Statistics Netherlands Web Magazine Articles, Press Release:

A. "Carers make little use of special care leave," by Martijn Souren (May 15, 2007).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/arbeid-sociale-zekerheid/publicaties/artikelen/archief/2007/2007-2192-wm.htm

B. "Social position affects hospital admission rate," by Martijn Souren (May 15, 2007).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/gezondheid-welzijn/publicaties/artikelen/archief/2007/2007-2186-wm.htm

C. "Care spending up by 4.4 percent" (Press release, May 16, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, 2p.).

http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/gezondheid-welzijn/publicaties/persberichten/archief/2007/2007-041-pb.htm

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New Zealand:

Ministry of Health/Manatu Hauora Report: "Patterns of Antidepressant Drug Prescribing and Intentional Self-harm Outcomes in New Zealand: An ecological study" (Occasional Bulletin No. 43, May 2007, .pdf and Microsoft Word format, 36p.).

http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/indexmh/patterns-antidepressant-drug-prescribing

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

Urban Institute Report: ""Variation in Access to Care for Low-Income Children with Public Coverage : Baseline Findings from the 2002/2003 Los Angeles County Health Survey," by Genevieve M. Kenney, Joshua McFeeters, and Justin Yee (May 2007, .pdf format, 23p.).

http://www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=411465

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Nature Review Abstract: "Origins of major human infectious diseases," by Nathan D. Wolfe, Claire Panosian Dunavan, and Jared Diamond (Vol. 447, No. 7142, May 17, 2007, p. 279-283).

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v447/n7142/abs/nature05775.html

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article abstract: "The human disease network," by Kwang-Il Goh, Michael E. Cusick, David Valle, Barton Childs, Marc Vidal, and Albert-László Barabási (Vol. 104, No. 21, May 22, 2007, p. 8685-8690).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/104/21/8685?etoc

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New England Journal of Medicine Review Article Extract: "An HIV Vaccine -- Evolving Concepts," by Margaret I. Johnston and Anthony S. Fauci (Vol. 356, No. 20, May 17, 2007, p. 2073-2081).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/356/20/2073

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Journal of the American Medical Association Special Issue on Malaria. Most of the latest issue (Vol. 297, No. 20, May23/30, 2007 is concerned with malaria.

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/vol297/issue20/index.dtl

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Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs Compendium: Info for Health Pop. Reporter (vol. 7, No. 18, May 21, 2007). "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 Peggy D'Adamo at mdadamo@jhuccp.org with your request and complete mailing address.

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WORKING PAPERS:

California Population Research Center (University of California at Los Angeles): "Health Over the Life Course," by John Strauss and Duncan Thomas (CCPR-11-07, April 2007, .pdf format, 108p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.ccpr.ucla.edu/ccprwpabstracts/ccpr_011_07.htm

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National Bureau of Economic Research: "Health and the Evolution of Welfare across Brazilian Municipalities," by Rodrigo R. Soares (w13087, May 2007, .pdf format, 28p.).

Abstract:

This paper describes the pattern of reductions in mortality across Brazilian municipalities between 1970 and 2000, and analyzes its causes and consequences. It shows that, as in the international context, the relationship between income and life expectancy has shifted consistently in the recent past. But reductions in mortality within Brazil have been more homogeneously distributed than across countries. We use a compensating differentials approach to estimate the value of the observed reductions in mortality. The results suggest that gains in life expectancy had a welfare value equivalent to 39% of the growth in income per capita, being therefore responsible for 28% of the overall improvement in welfare. We then use a dynamic panel to conduct a preliminary assessment of the potential determinants of these gains. We show that improvements in education, access to water, and sanitation seem to be important determinants of the dimension of changes in life expectancy not correlated with income.

http://papers.nber.org/papers/W13087

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

AIDS (Vol. 21, No. 9, May 31, 2007).

http://www.aidsonline.com/pt/re/aids/toc.00002030-200705310-00000.htm

American Journal of Epidemiology (Vol. 165, No. 11, Jun. 1, 2007 and Supplement 11, Jun. 1, 2007).

June 1, 2007 issue:

http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol165/issue11/index.dtl?etoc

Supplement 11 (Abstracts of the 40th Annual Meeting Society for Epidemiologic Research Boston, Massachusetts, June 19-22, 2007):

http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol165/suppl_11/index.dtl?etoc

American Journal of Public Health (Vol. 97, No. 6, June 2007). Note: Full electronic text of this journal is available in the ProQuest Research Library and the EBSCO Host Academic Search Elite Database.. Check your library for the availability of these databases and this issue.

http://www.ajph.org/content/vol97/issue6/?etoc

International Journal of Epidemiology (Vol. 36, No. 1, February 2007). 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.

http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol36/issue1/index.dtl

Journal of Biosocial Science (Vol. 39, No. 4, July 2007).

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?jid=JBS&volumeId=39&issueId=04

Medical Care Research and Review (Vol. 64, No. 3, June 2007). 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.

http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/vol64/issue3/?etoc

Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis (Vol. 630, No. 1-2, Jun. 15, 2007).

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

Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Vol. 64, No. 6, June 2007).

http://oem.bmj.com/content/vol64/issue6/

Public Health (Vol. 121, No. 6, June 2007).

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00333506

Reproductive Health Matters (Vol. 15, No. 29, May 2007).

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09688080

Toxicological Sciences (Vol. 97, No. 2, June 2007).

http://toxsci.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol97/issue2/index.dtl

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

US National Institutes of Health:

A. "Expiration of the NIMH Minority Research Infrastructure Support Program (M-RISP) (R24): PAR-01-029" (May 17, 2007).

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-MH-07-111.html

B. "Addressing the Role of Pregnancy in HIV Prevention (R01)" (RFA-HD-07-020, May 17, 2007). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HD-07-020.html

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CONFERENCES:

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health "Health, Behavior and Society Summer Institute," to be held Jun. 4-22, 2007 in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information see:

http://www.jhsph.edu/dept/hbs/continuing_ed/summer_institute/

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

AcademyHealth.org: Academy Health has added one employment opportunity to its website in the last week:

http://www.academyhealth.org/career/employment.htm

See May 22-Jun. 22, 2007 announcement.

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National Association of County and City Health Officials: NACCHO has listed an employment opportunity for Director, Health and Human Services (Hartford, Connecticut). For more information see:

http://www.naccho.org/careers/local/CT1.cfm

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LEGISLATION INFORMATION UPDATES:

US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Hearing Publication: "'Crisis in the ER: How Can We Improve Emergency Medical Care?', on Examining Measures to Improve Emergency Medical Care, Focusing on the Need for Change to Continue Providing Quality Emergency Medical Care When and Where it Is Expected," a hearing held Sep. 27, 2006 (Senate Hearing Publication 109-833, ASCII text and .pdf format, 59p.).

http://www.gpoaccess.gov/chearings/search.html

Search 109th Congress Senate hearings for "109-833" (with the quotes).

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