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Interagency Working Group for Community-Based Participatory Research

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Mr. O’Fallon welcomed everyone to the second meeting of the Federal Interagency Working Group for Community-based Participatory Research (IWG). After some quick housekeeping items, Mr. O’Fallon briefly read through the agenda and stated what the anticipated goals were of the meeting. Then, participants quickly introduced themselves. There were 20 participants around the table and 2 individuals participating via conference call.

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Too Doo Kiean Thoang Tin Vea Beanh Caum Cuum Naii Doch (Influenza ...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

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Nchs : Data Charts

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The attached set of data charts were provided by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The charts are designed to provide a “snapshot” of the demographic and health characteristics of the Region IV area at the beginning of the new century. They are divided into 4 main sections: • Demographic data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census • Mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System • Data on...

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National Ambualtory Medical Care Survey 1999-2000 Patient Record

By: Department of Health and Human Services

All information which would permit identification of an individual a practice or an establishment will be held confidential will be used only by perasons engaged in and for the purpose of the survey and will not be disclosed or released to other persons or used for any other purpose withour consent of the individual or the establishement in accordance with section 308(d) of the public helth service Act (42 USC 242m).

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State Injury Profile for Texas

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The CDC State Injury Profiles Gathering and sharing reliable data about the broad range of public health problems is among the many ways the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention protect the safety and health of Americans. Policy makers and health care workers need access to the best, most current data available so they can make informed decisions about where to allocate limited resources to prevent diseases and injuries. Yet, many people find statistics difficult t...

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Using the Coal Mine Roof Rating (Cmrr) to Assess Roof Stability in...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The stability of any underground opening is, in large part, a function of the strength of the rock mass which surrounds it. The Coal Mine Roof Rating (CMRR) has been developed to quantify the defects in the rock mass and compile a strength value which can be used for engineering design. The CMRR has been applied to a number of ground stability problems, including chain pillar design, roof bolt selection, hazard assessment, intersection design, and numerical modeling. The...

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National Immunization Survey

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Information contained in this document can be used to comply with the Privacy Rule requirements as mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to account for disclosures of protected health information. Disclosure date: Name and address of recipient: NORC as data collection agent for the National Immunization Program Centers for Disease Control & Prevention 1600 Clifton Road Mailstop P08 Atlanta, GA 30333...

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Technology News

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The roofmonitoring safety system introduced in late 1997.

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National Vital Statistics Report, Volume 50, No. 12, August 28, 2002

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Table 2. Infant mortality rates, live births, and infant deaths by selected characteristics and specified race of mother: United States, 2000 linked file...

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Nhanes 1999-2000 Data Release Prescription Medication Subsection (...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The Dietary Supplements and Prescription Medication Section (DSQ) of the Sample Person (SP) Questionnaire collects information on 1) dietary supplement and minerals, 2) nonprescription antacids, 3) pain relievers, and 4) prescription medications. The Prescription Medication subsection provides personal interview data on use of prescription medications during a one-month period prior to the survey date. The NHANES 1999-2000 prescription medication questions are similar to...

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Love Them Protect Them

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Immunize your children against 11 vaccine-preventable diseases by the age of two.

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Conference Report 103-311 U. S. House of Representatives Subcommit...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

$3,000,000 added for a minority worker training program. The Committee recognizes that, as the demand for cleaning up the environment continues--in order to prevent disease, dysfunction and premature death and to protect the country's natural resources--there is a parallel demand for workers to perform the multiple tasks necessary to achieve environmental improvements. Assuring an adequate workforce to perform these tasks will require an aggressive and coordinated progra...

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Procedural Guidance for Recruitment

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Recruitment refers to the means by which an agency or organization reaches members of its target population to help them take advantage of HIV prevention interventions, programs, and services. It can be targeted to persons of negative or unknown HIV serostatus at high-risk for HIV (those performing behaviors that put them at risk for HIV or other STDs in high prevalence settings or with HIV-positive individuals) or to people living with HIV. Recruitment can take differen...

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Measles, Mumps, And Rubella — Vaccine Use and Strategies for Elimi...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

INTRODUCTION: Since monovalent vaccines containing measles, rubella, and mumps vaccine viruses—and subsequently combined measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine—were licensed, the numbers of reported cases of measles, mumps, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) have decreased by more than 99%. In 1993, the Childhood Immunization Initiative established goals of eliminating indigenous transmission of measles and rubella in the United States by 1996. Subsequently, the goals of the...

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Method of Screening of Radionuclides Released to the Atmosphere fr...

By: David C. Kocher

1.0 INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this report is to develop a method of screening of historical releases of radionuclides to the atmosphere from various facilities at Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL).1 The method of screening will be used to select radionuclides that were released in amounts sufficient to warrant further analysis in a dose reconstruction for members of the public who were exposed to past releases at INEL. Screening is useful because a large nu...

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Occupational Health Guideline for Terphenyls

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline is intended as a source of information for employees, employers, physicians, industrial hygienists, and other occupational health professionals who may have a need for such information. It does not attempt to present all data; rather, it presents pertinent information and data in summary form.

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Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Casesby State of Residence, United S...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Characteristics Total Male Female 384 (100%)238 (62%)146 (38%)White298 (78%)American Indian74 (19%)Black6 (2%)Asian3 (1%)...

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Preventing Child Maltreatment

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognizes child maltreatment as a serious public health problem with extensive short- and longterm health consequences. In addition to the immediate physical and emotional effects of maltreatment, children who have experienced abuse and neglect are at increased risk of adverse health outcomes and risky health behaviors in adolescence and adulthood. Child maltreatment has been linked to higher rates of alcoholism, drug...

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults : United S...

By: Patricia M. Barnes

Objective—This report presents selected estimates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among U.S. adults, using data from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

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Management of Possible Sexual, Injecting-Drug–Use, Or Other Nonocc...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

INTRODUCTION: The most effective methods for preventing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection remain those that protect against exposure to HIV. Antiretroviral therapy should never replace adopting and maintaining behaviors that guard against HIV exposure (e.g., sexual abstinence, sex only with an uninfected partner, consistent and correct condom use, abstinence from injecting-drug use, and consistent use of sterile equipment by those unable to cease injecting-dru...

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