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Authors: Jinkook Lee, Regina Shih, Kevin Carter Feeney, Kenneth M. Langa
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: determinants, female, disadvantage, geographic, individual, health, older, indians, cognitive
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India is experiencing a rapid demographic and epidemiologic transition. Among a growing aging population, non-communicable diseases, including dementia, are increasingly prevalent, but our understanding of cognitive health is quite limited. Recent studies suggest that women in developed countries perform as well or better than men on cognitive functioning tests, though research from developing cou......
Author: Yale Jaffe
Source: www.smashwords.com
Keywords: disadvantage, advantage
Formats:PDF ePub
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Rating:(5.00based on1review)Published: April 29, 2009Category: Fiction»Thriller & suspense»GeneralWords: 59780 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbookDescriptionGreed, corruption and betrayal of the adults surrounding a high school basketball phenom are examined in this who-dun-it thriller.A neighborhood bookie tries to fix the betting on a high school game to ripoff the local gangs.A spor......
Authors: David W. Grissmer, Ann Flanagan
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: minority, disadvantaged, students, gaps, achievement, federal, resources, closing, role
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This paper suggests that federal resources can and should play a critical role in closing the achievement gap between students. It identifies programs that could — with the help of targeted federal funds — improve the scores of disadvantaged children.......
Authors: Robert H. Brook, Kathleen N. Williams
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: literature, review, disadvantaged, care, quality, health, evaluating
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The current literature on the assessment of quality of health care is reviewed in terms of health care for the American public in general and for the disadvantaged populations in particular.Four principal conclusions are drawn: (1) differentials in health status between the disadvantaged and the nondisadvantaged persist; (2) differentials in the overall amount of health care received are less dram......
ISBN: 0788113283, 9780788113284
Author: Kenneth E. Mead
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Keywords: contract, goal, refinements, needed, meets, program, contracting, disadvantaged, business, highway
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 74Addresses the effectiveness of the Department of Transportation's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for federal-aid highways in meeting its contracting and business development goals. Report aims at reducing the duplication of supportive services for disadvantaged business enterprises. Charts and tables.......
ISBN: 9264075828, 9789264075825
Author: Oecd Publishing
Source: www.oecdbookshop.org
Keywords: south, eastern, europe, malta, states, baltic, disabilities, learning, difficulties, disadvantages, students
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This book provides an internationally comparable set of indicators on the educational provision for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages (SENDDD). It covers the number of students concerned, their learning environment (special schools, special classes and regular classes) and level of education (pre-primary, compulsory and upper secondary education). It also discusse......
ISBN: 0821385399, 9780821385395
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: methodologies, disadvantage, developing, countries, accounting, current, footprints, food, systems, carbon
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World Bank Studies English; Paperback; 84 pages; 7x10Published September 21, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8539-5; SKU: 18539 This report addresses carbon labeling schemes, a high-profile issueand one that has important economic implications for developingcountries.Carbon accounting and labeling instruments are designed to presentinformation on greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from supply cha......
Authors: Margaret M. Weden, Ryan Brown
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: epidemiologic, europe, transitions, evolution, behavior, disadvantage, mortality, life, course, timing, male, historical
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This study employs vital statistics data from Sweden, England, Wales, France, and Spain to examine male:female mortality differentials from 1750 through 2000 and their inter-relationship with epidemiological transitions. Across all ages and all time periods, the largest relative mortality disadvantages are to young adult men. When crisis mortality from the two world wars is removed, the authors sh......
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