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ISBN: 1437921345, 9781437921342
Author: Michele Ver Ploeg
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Keywords: food, consequences, report, congress, deserts, measuring, affordable, nutritious, access, understanding
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 160The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 directed the U.S. Dept. of Agr. to conduct a 1-year study to assess the extent of areas with limited access to affordable and nutritious food, identify characteristics and causes of such areas, consider how limited access affects local populations, and outline recommend. to address t......
ISBN: 0309092310, 9780309092319
Authors: Panel On Dhhs Collection Of Race, Ethnic Data, Michele Ver Ploeg, Edward Perrin, editors, National Research Council
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Keywords: data, needs, measurement, disparities, health, eliminating
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Disparities in health and health care across racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds in the United States are well documented.The reasons for these disparities are, however, not well understood. Current data available on race, ethnicity, SEP, and accumulation and language use are severely limited.The report examines data collection and reporting systems relating to the collection of data on ......
ISBN: 030908962X, 9780309089623
Authors: Michele Ver Ploeg, David M. Betson, Editors, Panel To Evaluate The Usda's Methodology For Estimating Eligibility, Participation For The Wic Program, National Research Council
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Keywords: final, report, program, wic, eligibility, participation, estimating
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This report reviews the methods used to estimate the national number of people eligible to participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) under full funding of the program.It reviews alternative data sets and methods for estimating income eligibility, adjunctive eligibility (which occurs when people are eligible for WIC because they are enrolled in......
ISBN: 0309072743, 9780309072748
Authors: Panel On Data, Methods For Measuring The Effects Of Changes In Social Welfare Programs, Robert A. Moffitt, Michele Ver Ploeg, editors, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: transition, era, reform, welfare, evaluating
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Reform of welfare is one of the nation's most contentious issues, with debate often driven more by politics than by facts or careful analysis. Evaluating Welfare Reform in an Era of Transition identifies key policy questions for measuring whether our changing social welfare programs are working.It also reviews the available studies and research and recommends the most effective ways to address tho......
ISBN: 0309076234, 9780309076234
Authors: Panel On Data, Methods For Measuring The Effects Of Changes In Social Welfare Programs, Michele Ver Ploeg, Robert A. Moffitt,, Constance F. Citro, editors, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: research, issues, collection, data, welfare, populations, studies
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This volume, a companion to Evaluating Welfare Reform in an Era of Transition, is a collection of papers on data collection issues for welfare and low-income populations. The papers on survey issues cover methods for designing surveys taking into account nonresponse in advance, obtaining high response rates in telephone surveys, obtaining high response rates in in-person surveys, the effects of in......
ISBN: 1437911021, 9781437911022
Author: Michelle Ver Ploeg
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Keywords: obesity, programs, nutrition, food
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 42The Food Stamp Program and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) address poor nutrition among low-income adults, infants, and children. Higher rates of obesity among the populations these programs serve have led to concern that the programs may, ironically, contribute to the problem. To a......
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