Current Social Science Research Report--Health #6, March 13, 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:

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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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NGO AND OTHER COUNTRIES

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

WORKING PAPERS

TABLES OF CONTENTS

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

CONFERENCES

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

DATA

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL AND NGO PUBLICATIONS

US

1. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Article: "Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS --- 33 States, 2001--2005" (Centers for Disease Control, Vol. 56, No. 9, Mar. 9, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 189-193).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5609a1.htm

.pdf:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5609.pdf

2. National Institutes of Health News Release: "Older Mothers More Likely Than Younger Mothers To Deliver By Cesarean" (Mar. 8, 2007).

http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/mar2007/nichd-08.htm

3. Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy Report: "Structural Factors Affecting the Health Insurance Coverage of Workers at Small Firms," (March 2007, .pdf format, 40p.).

http://www.sba.gov/advo/research/rs295tot.pdf

4. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Report: "Use of Marijuana and Blunts among Adolescents, 2005," (National Survey on Drug Use and Health, March 2007, .pdf and HTML format, 4p.).

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

5. National Research Council Monographs:

A. 2007 Amendments to the National Academies' Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, by theHuman Embryonic Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee (National Academies Press, 2007, OpenBook and .pdf format, 40p.). Note: NAP requires free registration before providing the .pdf version). Ordering information for a print copy is available at the site.

http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11871

B. "Influence of Pregnancy Weight on Maternal and Child Health: Workshop Report," by the Committee on the Impact of Pregnancy Weight on Maternal and Child Health ((National Academies Press, 2007, OpenBook and .pdf format, 116p.). Note: NAP requires free registration before providing the .pdf version). Ordering information for a print copy is available at the site.

http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11817

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NGO and Other Countries

United Nations:

World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Periodical: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (Vol. 13, No. 1, January/February 2007).

http://www.emro.who.int/publications/emhj/1301/index.htm

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1. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Reports:

A. "Data sources for monitoring arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions," by Vanessa Prescott, Tracy Dixon and Kuldeep Bhatia (The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, March 2007, .pdf format, 69p.)

http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10337

B. "Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) specifications 2007-08: data dictionary, collection guidelines and validation processes" (Drug treatment series no. 6, March 2007, .pdf format, 158p.).

http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10427

2. Australian Department of Health and Ageing News Release: "Funding to the states for HPV vaccination program" (ABB020/07, Mar. 7, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, 1p.).

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/mr-yr07-ta-abb020.htm

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Scottish Executive Report: "The epidemiology of suicide in Scotland 1989-2004: an examination of temporal trends and risk factors at national and local levels," by Stephen Platt, Paul Boyle, Iain Crombie, Zhiqiang Feng, and Dan Exeter (March 2007, .pdf format, 262p.).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/03/01145422/0

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Sweden:

Statistics Sweden Press Release: "Every tenth Swede is obese" (Mar. 6, 2007).

http://www.scb.se/templates/pressinfo____195661.asp

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.

Demographic and Health Surveys Report: "Micronutrient Update," by Altrena G. Mukuria and Monica T. Kothari (January 2007, .pdf format, 13p.).

http://www.measuredhs.com/pubs/pub_details.cfm?id=642&srchTp=home

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Syracuse University Maxwell School Center for Policy Research Policy Brief: "The Truth about Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection," by Mark V. Pauly (Eighteenth Annual Herbert Lourie Memorial Lecture on Health Policy, Policy Brief No. 36, March 2007, .pdf format, 27p.).

http://www-cpr.maxwell.syr.edu/pbriefs/pb36.pdf

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Kaiser Family Foundation Snapshot: "How Changes in Medical Technology Affect Health Care Costs" (March 2007).

http://www.kff.org/insurance/snapshot/chcm030807oth.cfm

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract: "A statistical phylogeography of influenza A H5N1," by Robert G. Wallace, HoangMinh HoDac, Richard H. Lathrop, and Walter M. Fitch (Vol. 104, No. 11, Mar. 13, 2007, p. 4473-4478).

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/104/11/4473

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Nature Article Abstract: "Patterns of somatic mutation in human cancer genomes," by Christopher Greenman, et. al. (Vol. 446, No. 7132, March 8, 2007, p. 153-158).

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v446/n7132/abs/nature05610.html

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British Medical Journal Editorial Extract. "Infant feeding and HIV," by Nigel C. Rollins (Vol. 334, No. 7592, Mar. 10, 2007, p. 487-488).

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7592/487

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Lancet, Various: Note: Lancet requires free registration before providing content.

A. "Health care for US children" (Editorial, Vol. 369, No. 9564, Mar. 10, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 799). This article is available free of charge.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673607603791/fulltext

B. "Tracking inequity: assessments of poverty-related outcomes," by Zulfiqar A Bhutta (Comment, Vol. 369, No. 9564, Mar. 10, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 804-806). This article is available free of charge.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673607603845/fulltext

C. "Reductions in child mortality levels and inequalities in Thailand: analysis of two censuses," by Patama Vapattanawong, Margaret C. Hogan, Piya Hanvoravongchai, Emmanuela Gakidou, Theo Vos, Alan D. Lopez, and Stephen S. Lim (Article, Vol. 369, No. 9564, Mar. 10, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 850-855). This article is available free of charge.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673607604139/fulltext

D. "Health as an instrument of foreign policy," by Richard Horton (Comment, Vol. 369, No. 9564, Mar. 10, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 806-807). This article is available free of charge.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS014067360760378X/fulltext

E. "Health is global: proposals for a UK Government-wide strategy," by Liam Donaldson and Nicholas Banatvala (Public Health, Vol. 369, No. 9564, Mar. 10, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 857-861). This article is available free of charge.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673607603274/fulltext

F. "An exploration of attitudes to childbirth," a review of Birth: A History, by Tina Cassidy, reviewed by Sheila Kitzinger (Book Review, Vol. 369, No. 9564, Mar. 10, 2007, HTML and .pdf format, p. 817-818). This article is available free of charge.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673607603912/fulltext

G. "Towards good practice for health statistics: lessons from the Millennium Development Goal health indicators," by Christopher J.L. Murray (Series summary, Vol. 369, No. 9564, Mar. 10, 2007, p. 862-873).

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673607604152/abstract

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New England Journal of Medicine Book Review Extract: Solving the Health Care Problem: How Other Nations Succeeded and Why the United States Has Not, by Pamela Behan, reviewed by Danielle Ofri (Vol. 356, No. 10, Mar. 8, 2007, p. 1078-1079).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/356/10/1078

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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. 8, Mar. 12, 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:

Demographic and Health Surveys:

A. "Spatial Modeling of HIV Prevalence in Kenya," by Livia Montana, Melissa Neuman, and Vinod Mishra (WP 27, January 2007, .pdf and .zip compressed .pdf format, 31p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.measuredhs.com/pubs/pub_details.cfm?id=637

B. "A study of the association of HIV infection with wealth in sub-Saharan Africa," by Vinod Mishra, Simona Bignami, Robert Greener, Martin Vaessen, Rathavuth Hong, Peter Ghys, Ties Boerma, Ari Van Assche, Shane Khan, and Shea Rutstein (WP 31, January 2007, .pdf and .zip compressed .pdf format, 67p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

http://www.measuredhs.com/pubs/pub_details.cfm?id=638

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Family Health International: "Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Services for Youth and Linkages with Other Reproductive Health Services in Haiti," (Youth Research Working Paper No. 6, 2007, .pdf format, 49p.). Note: There is no abstract for this paper.

http://www.fhi.org/NR/rdonlyres/e5xmo4dxrwojfav2citx4lasakq5wm4cgj4m7v2eyb6w6cf3qte35u2jnvr5o3jguiosgsx5orsigd/HaitiVCTworkingpaper7.pdf

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

Journal of Biosocial Science (Vol. 39, No. 2, March 2007).

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?jid=JBS&volumeId=39&issueId=02

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Vol. 49, No. 3, March 2007).

http://www.joem.org/pt/re/joem/toc.00043764-200703000-00000.htm

Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment, and Health (Vol. 33, No. 1, 2007).

http://www.sjweh.fi/show_issue.php?issue_id=106

Toxicological Sciences (Vol. 96, No. 2, April 2007).

http://toxsci.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol96/issue2/index.dtl

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

US National Institutes of Health:

A. "AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)," (PA-07-247, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, March 7, 2007).

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-07-247.html

B. "AHRQ Health Services Research (R01)," (PA-07-243, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, March 7, 2007).

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-07-243.html

C. "Occupational Safety and Health Research (R01)" (PA-07-318, reissue of PA-04-038, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, in conjunction with several other agencies, Mar. 7, 2007). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-07-318.html

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US Centers for Disease Control:

A. "State Vital Statistics Improvement Program" (CDC-RFA-SH07-701, application deadline May 31, 2007). For more information see:

http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/funding/SH07-701.htm

B. "Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health across the US (REACH US) (CDC-RFA-DP07-707, letter of intent deadline, Mar. 29, 2007, application deadline, May 7, 2007). For more information see:

http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/funding/DP07-707.htm

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US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration: "Developing Integrated Child Health Information Systems: Promoting the use of Health Information Technology" (HRSA-07-030, application deadline, Mar. 30, 2007). For more information see:

https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/FundingOppDetails.asp?FundingCycleId=2B54512F-29E7-4062-AB7A-03081659C0B8

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CONFERENCES:

Canadian Society for International Health/Societe Canadienne de sante: "14th annual Canadian Conference on International Health," to be held Nov. 4-7, 2007 in Ottawa, Ontario. For more information, including a call for abstracts (.pdf format, 7p.), see:

http://www.csih.org/en/ccih/index.asp

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Community Campus Partnerships for Health: "Mobilizing Partnerships for Social Change," to be held Apr. 11-14, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information see:

http://depts.washington.edu/ccph/conf-overview.html

More information about CCPH:

http://depts.washington.edu/ccph/principles.html

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DATA:

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey: "2002 - 2004 Insurance Component - Metro Area Tables," (US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, March 2007, HTML and .pdf format).

http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/quick_tables_results.jsp?component=2&subcomponent=2&year=-1&tableSeries=9&tableSubSeries=&searchText=&searchMethod=1&startAt=1

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