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ISBN: 0833013351, 9780833013354
Authors: David Hadorn, Emmett B. Keeler, William H. Rogers, Robert H. Brook
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: report, hcfa, severity, project, final, models, performance, mortality, prediction, assessing
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Concerns about the cost and quality of health care have resulted in a national effort to determine the health outcomes of medical and surgical services. This report concentrates on developing criteria that risk-assessment systems should meet to permit consumers to intelligently evaluate them. It also presents a comparison of several selected mortality prediction models.......
Authors: Julie Davanzo, Jean Pierre Habicht
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Keywords: changes, variables, relationships, structure, roles, mortality, decline, malaysia, infant
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This Note is a reprint of an article that appeared in Demography, v. 23, no. 2, May 1986, p. 143-160. It uses individual-level retrospective data from the Malaysian Family Life Survey to examine why the infant mortality rate (IMR) has declined rapidly in Malaysia since World War II. Substantial increases in mothers' education and improvements in water and sanitation have contributed. However, brea......
ISBN: 0309049415, 9780309049412
Authors: douglas C. Ewbank, James N. Gribble, Editors; Working Group On The Effects Of Child Survival, General Health Programs On Mortality, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: sub, saharan, africa, mortality, child, health, programs, effects
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This book examines the effects of health interventions on infant and child mortality. Discussions of levels and trends of infant and child mortality and causes of death provide the background for an analysis of treatment and prevention strategies.......
ISBN: 0691011001, 9780691011004
Author: Deborah Lyons
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Keywords: myth, cult, greek, ancient, immortality, heroines, gender
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Gender and Immortality: Heroines in Ancient Greek Myth and Cultby Deborah LyonsPublisher: Princeton University Press 1996ISBN/ASIN: 0691011001ISBN-13: 9780691011004Number of pages: 288Description:Deborah Lyons argues for the heroine as a distinct category in ancient Greek religious ideology and daily practice. The heroine, she believes, must be located within a network of relations between male an......
ISBN: 097434723X, 9780974347233
Author: Robert C. W. Ettinger
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Keywords: immortality, prospect
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The Prospect of Immortalityby Robert C. W. EttingerPublisher: Ria University Press 2005ISBN/ASIN: 097434723XISBN-13: 9780974347233Number of pages: 304Description:The Prospect of Immortality is a sober, scientific, and logical argument founded on undeniable fact: that a body deep-frozen stands a better chance of being revived than one rotting in the ground; and that many people who died fifty or a ......
ISBN: 0309119944, 9780309119948
Authors: Committee On Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction Benefits From Decreasing Tropospheric Ozone Exposure, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: controlling, ozone, air, pollution, benefits, economic, mortality, risk, reduction, estimating
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In light of recent evidence on the relationship of ozone to mortality and questions about its implications for benefit analysis, the Environmental Protection Agency asked the National Research Council to establish a committee of experts to evaluate independently the contributions of recent epidemiologic studies to understanding the size of the ozone-mortality effect in the context of benefit analy......
Author: Margaret M. Weden
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: death, variability, non, men, women, average, changes, century, racial, inequalities, mortality, twentieth
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This paper develops a new theoretical and empirical approach to studying historical trends in social inequalities in mortality. The author describes how within group inequality in mortality (e.g. IQRo) can be used to identify the timing and pace of epidemiological transitions, and she relates differences between population groups in IQRo to theory on social inequalities in mortality. Using data on......
Authors: Adeline Delavande, Susann Rohwedder
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Keywords: subjective, probabilities, survival, based, estimates, mortality, europe, differential
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Estimates of differential mortality by socioeconomic status play an important role in several domains: in public policy for assessing distributional effects of public programs; in financial markets for the design of life insurance and annuities; and in individual decision making when figuring out how much to save for retirement. Traditionally, reliable estimates of differential mortality require r......
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