Current Social Science Research Report--Health #77, August 26, 2008.

CSSRR-Social 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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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

DATA

WEBSITES OF INTEREST

BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES

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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICAL AND NGO PUBLICATIONS

US:

1. Census Bureau Report "Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2007," by Carmen DeNavas-Walt, Bernadette D. Proctor, and Jessica C. Smith (Current Population Reports Consumer Income P60-235, August 2008, .pdf format, 71p.). The report is linked to from a Census Bureau news release: "Household Income Rises, Poverty Rate Unchanged, Number of Uninsured Down" (CB08-129, Aug. 26, 2008), which also links to relevant income and poverty data (HTML and Microsoft Excel format) from the 2008 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement."

http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/income_wealth/012528.html

2. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Articles, Surveillance Summary:

A. "Nonfatal, Unintentional, Non--Fire-Related Carbon Monoxide Exposures --- United States, 2004--2006" (Centers for Disease Control, Vol. 56, No. 33, Aug. 22, 2008, HTML and .pdf format, p. 896-899).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5733a2.htm

B. QuickStats: Preterm-Related Infant Mortality Rates, by Race/Ethnicity of Mother --- United States, 2000 and 2005" (Centers for Disease Control, Vol. 56, No. 33, Aug. 22, 2008, HTML and .pdf format, p. 902).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5733a7.htm

.pdf for both:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5733.pdf

C. "Surveillance of Certain Health Behaviors and Conditions Among States and Selected Local Areas --- Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), United States, 2006," by Greta Kilmer, Henry Roberts, Elizabeth Hughes, Yan Li, Balarami Valluru, Amy Fan, Wayne Giles, Ali Mokdad, and Ruth Jiles (Vol. 57, SS07, HTML and .pdf format, 188p.).

HTML:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5707a1.htm

.pdf:

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/ss/ss5707.pdf

3. Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release: "Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries: 2007" (Aug. 20, 2008, ASCII text, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

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

4. Department of Health and Human Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Report: "First-Time and Repeat Admissions Aged 18 to 25 to Substance Abuse Treatment, 2006," ( Drug and Alcohol Services Information System, August 2008, .pdf and HTML format, 6p.).

http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k8/timesTX/timesTX.cfm

5. Congressional Research Service Report: "Title X (Public Health Service Act) Family Planning Program," by Angela Napili (RL33644, August 2008, .pdf format, 13p.).

http://opencrs.cdt.org/document/RL33644

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US States:

Illinois:

Department of Public Health Reports:

A. "Reportable Communicable Disease Cases, 2000 - 2007" (August 2008).

http://www.idph.state.il.us/health/infect/communicabledisease00_09.htm

B. "AIDS/HIV/STD Surveillance Report, July 2008" (August 2008, .pdf format, 10p.).

http://www.idph.state.il.us/aids/Surv_Report_0708.pdf

New Jersey:

Center for Health Statistics Report: "Healthy New Jersey 2010: Assessing Progress by Race and Ethnicity" (July 2008, .pdf format, 12p.).

http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/documents/hnj2010_disparitytrends.pdf

New Mexico:

Department of Health Report: "Health Behaviors and Conditions of Adult New Mexicans 2006" (August 2008, .pdf format, 77p.).

http://www.health.state.nm.us/pdf/HealthBehaviors-and-Conditions_2006.pdf

New York:

State Department of Health Reports: "Hospital Maternity-Related Procedures and Practices Statistics: 2006" (2008).

http://www.health.state.ny.us/statistics/facilities/hospital/maternity/

North Carolina:

Department of Health and Human Services Reports:

A. "BRFSS (Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System) Data for Adults in North Carolina Enrolled in Medicaid: 2007" (August 2008, .pdf format).

http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/brfss/brfssmedicaid.html

B. "NC Youth Tobacco Survey (NC YTS): 2007" (August 2008).

http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/yts/index.html

Pennsylvania:

Department of Health Report: "Preliminary 2007 Births By County and Municipality" (August 2008, .pdf format).

http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=175&Q=201645

Washington:

Department of Health Report: "Cesarean Sections in Washington State: Trends and Geographic Variations" (August 2008, .pdf format, 4p.).

http://www.doh.wa.gov/EHSPHL/CHS/chs-data/Public/CSectionsInWA.pdf

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NGO and Other Countries:

United Nations:

1. World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Periodical: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (Vol. 14, No. 4, July-August 2008).

http://www.emro.who.int/publications/emhj/1404/Index.htm

2. World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Report: "Progress on implementing the Dublin Declaration on Partnership to Fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia," edited by Srdan Matic, Jeffrey V. Lazarus, Stine Nielsen, and Ulrich Laukamm-Josten (August 2008, .pdf format, 306p., with an accompanying policy brief, by Jeffrey V. Lazarus and Misha Hoekstra, August 2008, .pdf format, 34p.).

http://www.euro.who.int/aids/treatment/20051018_1

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Canada

Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien d'Information sur la Sante Report: "Medical Imaging in Canada, 2007," (August 2008, .pdf format, 181p.).

http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_877_E&cw_topic=877&cw_rel=AR_1043_E

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New Zealand:

Ministry of Health/Manatu Hauora Report: "Problem Gambling Intervention Services in New Zealand" (August 2008, .pdf and Microsoft Word format, 73p.).

http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/indexmh/problem-gambling-intervention-2007

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UK:

1, Home Office Statistical Bulletin: "Asylum Statistics United Kingdom 2007" (August 2008, .pdf format, 93p.).

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs08/hosb1108.pdf

2. National Health Service Reports:

A. "Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services: England, April 2007 to March 2008 (Annual Report)" (August 2008, .pdf format, 92p., with tables in Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.ic.nhs.uk/statistics-and-data-collections/health-and-lifestyles/nhs-stop-smoking-services/statistics-on-nhs-stop-smoking-services:-england-april-2007-to-march-2008-annual-report

B. "NHS Dental Statistics, 2007-08 annual report" (August 2008, .pdf format, 64p., with tables in Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.ic.nhs.uk/statistics-and-data-collections/primary-care/dentistry/nhs-dental-statistics-2007-08-annual-report

C. "Statistics on Drug Misuse: England, 2008" (August 2008, .pdf format, 135p., with tables in Microsoft Excel format).

http://www.ic.nhs.uk/pubs/drugmisuse08

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Wales:

Welsh Assembly Government/Llywodraeth Cynulliad Cymru Report: "Prescriptions by General Medical Practitioners, 2007-08" (August 2008, .pdf format, 19p.).

http://new.wales.gov.uk/topics/statistics/headlines/health2008/hdw20080819/?lang=en

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OTHER REPORTS, ARTICLES, ETC.:

National Opinion Research Center (University of Chicago) Report: "An Analysis of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disparities & Access to Treatment Services in the Appalachian Region," by Zhiwei Zhang, Alycia Infante, Michael Meit, Ned English, and Michael Dunn (Appalachian Resource Commission, August 2008, .pdf format, 292p.).

http://www.arc.gov/index.do?nodeId=3279

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Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief: "Five Basic Facts on the Uninsured" (Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, August 2008, .pdf format, 8p.).

http://www.kff.org/uninsured/upload/7806.pdf

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Pew Hispanic Center Report: "Hispanics and Health Care in the United States: Access, Information and Knowledge," by Gretchen Livingston, Susan Minushkin, and D'Vera Cohn (August 2008, .pdf format, 78p.).

http://pewhispanic.org/reports/report.php?ReportID=91

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Report: "F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America: 2008" (August 2008, .pdf format, 143p.).

http://www.rwjf.org/newsroom/product.jsp?id=33711

Click on "Download" near the bottom of the page for link to full text.

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Springer Book: Doing Cross-Cultural Research: Ethical and Methodological Perspectives, edited by Pranee Liamputtong (2008, 310p. ISBN: 978-1-4020-8566-6 (Print); 978-1-4020-8567-3 (Online). For more information, including ordering information see:

http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-1-4020-8566-6

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Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS), Stockholm [Sweden] University Report: "The Nordic Experience: Welfare States and Public Health (NEWS)," by Olle Lundberg, Monica Åberg Yngwe, Maria Kölegård Stjärne, Lisa Björk, and Johan Fritzell (Health Equity Studies No. 12, August 2008, .pdf format, 217p.).

http://www.chess.su.se/content/1/c6/04/65/23/NEWS_Rapport_080819.pdf

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Public Library of Science (PLoS) One Article: "Replication and Transmission of H9N2 Influenza Viruses in Ferrets: Evaluation of Pandemic Potential," by Hongquan Wan, Erin M. Sorrell1, Haichen Song, Md Jaber Hossain, Gloria Ramirez-Nieto, Isabella Monne, James Stevens, Giovanni Cattoli, Ilaria Capua, Li-Mei Chen, Ruben O. Donis, Julia Busch, James C. Paulson, Christy Brockwell, Richard Webby, Jorge Blanco, Mohammad Q. Al-Natour, and Daniel R. Perez (PLoS ONE 3(8): e2923 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002923, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0002923

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Journal of the American Medical Association Book Review Extract: War and Public Health, edited by Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel, reviewed by Karen Hein (Vol. 300, No. 6, Aug. 13, 2008, p. 732-733).

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/extract/300/6/732

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New England Journal of Medicine Article, Perspective Abstract:

A. "Health and Economic Implications of HPV Vaccination in the United States," by Jane J. Kim and Sue J. Goldie (Vol. 359, No. 8, August 21, 2008, p. 821-832).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/abstract/359/8/821

B. "The Partisan Divide - The McCain and Obama Plans for U.S. Health Care Reform," by Jonathan Oberlander (Vol. 359, No. 8, August 21, 2008, p. 781-784).

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/359/8/781

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Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs Compendium: Info for Health Pop. Reporter (Vol. 8, No. 33, 34 Aug. 18, 25 2008). "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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JOURNAL TABLES OF CONTENTS (check your library for availability):

American Journal of Public Health (Vol. 98, Supplement 1, September 2008). 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/vol98/Supplement_1/?etoc

Clinical Infectious Diseases (Vol. 47, No. 6, Vol. 47, No. 6, Supplement 1, Sep. 15, 2008). 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.

Vol. 47, No. 6:

http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/cid/47/6

Supplement:

http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/cid/47/s1

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

US National Institutes of Health:

A. "Impact of Health Communication Strategies on Dietary Behaviors (R01)" (PA-08-239, Aug. 14, 2008, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, in conjunction with several other agencies). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-08-239.html

B. "Impact of Health Communication Strategies on Dietary Behaviors (R21)" (PA-08-240, Aug. 14, 2008, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, in conjunction with several other agencies). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-08-240.html

C. "Reducing Risk Behaviors by Promoting Positive Youth Development (R01)" (PA-08-241, Aug 15, 2008, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, in conjunction with several other agencies). For more information see:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-08-241.html

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

AcademyHealth.org: Academy Health updated its listings through Aug. 21, 2008.

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

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Agework.com: AgeWork has updated its employment page with listings through Aug. 25, 2008.

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 Aug. 26, 2008.

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

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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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WEBSITES OF INTEREST:

US National Health Interview Survey: "Adult Physical Activity Information in the National Health Interview Survey." (August 2008). "The purpose of this site is to describe the history of NHIS adult physical activity questions and provide tools for identifying, accessing, and using NHIS physical activity data, collected since 1975."

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/nhis/physicalactivity/physical_activity_homepage.htm

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BIBLIOGRAPHY UPDATES:

NLS Bibliography Updates: Note: These citations, along with all of the NLS bibliography, can be found at:

http://www.nlsbibliography.org/

For more information on any of these citations (selected abstracts are available) go to the above listed address and click on "Title List". Click on the first item, which will give the syntax of the citation urls:

http://www.nlsbibliography.org/qtitle.php3?myrow[0]=5883

Then change the number after the equal sign to the number listed as the "ID Number" in the citations below. You will be taken to the full citation listing.

New listings are numbered 5890-5916.

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