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O'Rourke, Thomas - - 2010
Study abroad has always been considered a valuable learning experience. Increased awareness and value of study abroad programs has been reflected by the record number of students choosing this option. Based on the authors' extensive experience, the purpose of this article is to assist interested faculty and staff who are ...
Young, Michael - - 2010
The purpose of the study was to determine whether a sexual "double standard" existed for casual heterosexual behavior (hooking-up) and condom provision. Participants (n = 500 college students) completed a questionnaire that included one of six vignettes (three vignette types, male or female model). Participants evaluated statements, comprising three scales, ...
Howard, Daniel - - 2010
This article describes the development of the Center for Survey Research at Shaw University, a Historically Black College and University (HBCU), and its efforts to build a data collection infrastructure that addresses issues germane to health disparities research in the African American population. Academic institutions that are similar to Shaw ...
Kanekar, Amar - - 2010
Safer sex behaviors (monogamy, sexual abstinence, correct and consistent condom usage) are important for prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS among college students. The purpose of this article was to review studies addressing interventions for safer sex behaviors among college students. A search of seven databases (CINAHL, MEDLINE, ERIC, ...
Besong Tataw, - - 2010
The specific aim of this study is to identify factors related to parental satisfaction with a child health provider's services among a sample of Head Start parents. This is a retrospective study with a sample of 250 consentedparents/guardians of registered Head Start children (3-5 years old), in South Los Angeles, ...
Jones, Jennifer - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate pregnancy related knowledge and behavior among of sample of pregnant women. Research indicates moderate exercise, specific dietary practices and weight management are beneficial to women before, during, and after pregnancy. Healthy lifestyle practices among pregnant women are associated with positive birth outcomes, ...
Zahradnik, Anne - - 2010
Jesilow, Paul - - 2010
The United States Congress mandated the establishment of the National Practitioner Data Bank in large part to decrease the likelihood that errant individuals might be able to avoid detection by licensing boards and practice medicine. We use a decade of longitudinal data (1985-94), for each of the 50 states, to ...
Alkadry, Mohamad - - 2010
urality, characterized with limited access to emergency stroke care, adds another risk factor to victims of stroke. Although there is a growing literature on gender differences, very little is known about how these gender differences intersect with rurality. A random sample of 2,000 adults were invited to participate (n=1,114) in ...
Grosso, Ashley - - 2010
This paper examines the relationship between social support and the probability of getting tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among at-risk adults in the United States. According to the literature, social support is one mechanism through which social capital is purported to work. Several studies have hypothesized that social capital ...
Harris, G.L.A. - - 2010
Healthcare disparities have reached such disproportionate levels of disease burden for certain groups that the issue has become a national priority. This article examines the most recent iteration of the healthcare disparities movement, the aggressive legislative steps by the federal government to disrupt its destructive path and the promise that ...
Zane, Thomas - - 2010
The scientific method is the method of choice for studying phenomena that results in the highest level of objective believability. Without a basic understanding and appreciation of the tents of science and scientific inquiry, one is at risk for believing in cause and effect relationships that really don't exist and ...
Emurian, Henry - - 2010
A three-person team performance task (TPT) is described, and evaluative results are presented under conditions of individual fixed ratios required to complete a work component and a team fixed ratio required to complete a work component. After an initial team performed the task over four successive days, a member was ...
Arntzen, Erik - - 2010
Interteaching is a dyadic activity or a type of peer learning. In the last ten years this teaching pedagogy has been described in the behavior analytic literature (e.g., Boyce & Hineline, 2002). In the current study, we wanted compare the effect of interteaching with traditional lectures in a group of ...
Suja, N. - - 2010
The black clam, Villorita cyprinoides, is the most important clam species landed in India. The State of Kerala has been, by far, the leading producer of the species. Nearly all the landings, about 25,000 tons (t)/year are harvested in Vembanad Lake, the largest estuary, 96 km (54 mi) long, on ...
Seney, Erin - - 2010
Satellite telemetry is a common tool for examining sea turtle movements, and many research programs have successfully tracked adults. Relatively short satellite track durations recorded for juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtles, Lepidochelys kempii, in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico raised questions regarding premature transmission loss. We examined interactions between juvenile ...
Smith, Tim - - 2010
Whaling for humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, in the North Atlantic Ocean has occurred in various forms (e.g. for local subsistence, for oil to be sold commercially, using hand harpoons and deck-mounted cannons, using oar-driven open boats and modern powered catcher boats) from the early 1600's to the present. Several previous ...
Grant, Jill - - 2010
Silver, Jim - - 2010
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