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Benussi G - - 1982
In 1977, the parents of 1,043 births recorded for 15 to 19 year old women in Fulton County, Georgia, were classified as married. However, only 36 per cent of these births could be linked with marriage certificates. An analysis of the unlinked birth certificates showed that the overwhelming majority of ...
Goodman R A - - 1982
Death certificates are the primary source for information used to define general mortality patterns in the United States. Analyses of mortality data generally are restricted to one of the conditions listed on the certificate--the underlying cause of dealth. We review principles related to the use of mortality data and describe ...
Elliott B C - - 1982
The effect of grip firmness between a tennis racket and a mobile hitting arm on post-impact ball velocity and reaction impulse have been investigated. A pneumatically driven racket-arm was triggered by a stimulus from a photoelectric cell positioned at the exit nozzle of a ball machine so that impact occurred ...
Huether C A - - 1981
Estimates of single year maternal age risk rates for Down's Syndrome births to White residents of Ohio over the period 1970-79 are reported. The rates were estimated from birth certificate data, which first necessitated estimating the percentage of reporting of Down's Syndrome on Ohio birth certificates. Using data from cytogenetic ...
Rubin G - - 1981
To determine the completeness of reporting of maternal deaths after live born deliveries in Georgia for 1975 and 1976, we matched death certificates with corresponding birth certificates for women of reproductive age. For these two years, more intensive searching led to our finding a minimum of a 27 per cent ...
- - 1981
Heilongjiang has scored remarkable achievements in planned parenthood. In 1980 Heilongjiang's rate of natural growth in population dropped to 8.6/1000 with 290,000 less babies compared with 1979. More than 3.73 million women in the province have adopted birth control measures. At present, over 528,000 couples have been issued 1 child ...
Wingrave S J - - 1981
A comparison has been made between the coding of the cause of death by (a) the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) during the Oral Contraception Study and (b) the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys (OPCS) or the General Register Office for Scotland (GRO) on death certificates for the ...
Scott M J - - 1981
The new perinatal death certificate proposed by the World Health Organisation was examined in relation to existing measures for recording perinatal death statistics and also with regard to new information gathered. Present procedures appear to underestimate the number of perinatal deaths by roughly 10%, though late registrations may lower this ...
Cedergren B - - 1981
Frequencies of the MN blood groups were studied in a material of 3,312 conscripts and blood donors from the counties of Norrbotten and Västerbotten in northern Sweden. The individuals were distributed according to place of birth into 23 subpopulations. The frequency of the M gene was significantly higher in Norrbotten ...
Ennik F - - 1980
Data abstracted from 34 death certificates indicate that the three venomous animal groups most often responsible for human deaths in California from 1960 through 1976 were Hymenoptera (bees, wasps, ants and the like) (56 percent), snakes (35 percent) and spiders (6 percent). An average incidence of 2.0 deaths per year ...
Najem G R - - 1980
This study was undertaken to evaluate the quality of diagnoses of sudden death (SD) caused by ischemic heart disease (IHD) on death certificates. A random sample of 10% (100 cases) was drawn from all such deaths which occurred in 1970 among Oklahoma City residents. The medical records of each case ...
Cameron H M - - 1980
An attempt to obtain necropsies on all deaths from a selected group of clinical units resulted in a necropsy rate of 65% (compared with a normal of 30% in these units). The effect of increasing the necropsy rate was to produce a higher rate of confirmation of clinical diagnoses; nevertheless, ...
McCarthy B J - - 1980
We reviewed the neonatal outcome of 3,369 infants who weighed less than or equal to 1500 grams and who were born in Georgia during the years 1974--76. We matched 1,465 of these infants with a death certificate registered in the State's Vital Records. Upon review of the hospital records of ...
White P L - - 1980
Fifty healthy newborn infants were studied in an attempt to test the accuracy of several recently reported shortened methods of gestational age determination. The Finnstrom method with seven external characteristics was more accurate than those that contained only five or less criteria. In the statistical analysis it also yielded results ...
Engel L W - - 1980
Accuracy of certification of underlying cause of death and implications for US mortality statistics were assessed among 257 autopsied cases collected during the calendar year 1970 at a short-stay general hospital in Atlanta, GA. Clinicopathologic cause of death (CPCD) certificates, with assignment of underlying cause of death based on autopsy ...
Sunderland R - - 1979
The death certificates and necropsy reports of the 1115 Sheffield infants who died under 2 years of age in 1969-78 were examined. This study showed the apparent disappearance of deaths with hypernatraemia and in particular deaths presenting as cot deaths. The fall in incidence may be as much the result ...
Erickson J D - - 1979
The frequency of Down syndrome (DS) in infants of older fathers has been examined in two sets of data. The effect of maternal age was controlled by single years of age. Lack of tight control has been an important weakness of other studies on this subject. Data obtained in metropolitan ...
Clarke C - - 1979
All the death certificates for deaths in 1977 where haemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) was the principal, an antecedent, or a contributory cause were obtained from the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys (OPCS). The hospital notes of all 54 of the live-born cases and all of the 101 ...
Green H G - - 1979
A comparison of facial cleft defects reported on birth certificates during the period 1943 to 1974 that were reported on birth certificates was made with records maintained by the Arkansas Crippled Childrens Services (CCS). A total of 506 cases were reported of which 331 (65%) were recorded on the birth ...
Bader J L - - 1979
Based on the Third National Cancer Survey (1969 to 1971), the incidence of malignant neoplasms in the United States was 183.4 per million live births per year in infants younger than 1 year and 36.5 in newborns younger than 29 days. In both age groups, neuroblastoma was the most commonly ...
Albrechtsson U - - 1979
The side-effects at phlebography of the lower limb were evaluated using an ionic contrast medium, meglumine-metrizoate, and a non-ionic contrast medium, metrizamide. A post-phlebographic accumulation of 125I-fibrinogen was found in 6 patients examined with meglumine-metrizoate indicating a post-phlebographic thrombosis. Ten patients were examined with metrizamide with no post-phlebographic increase in ...
Olsen J - - 1979
Mortality among members of two medium-sized trade unions, the union of carpenters/cabinet makers and the union of bricklayers, has been studied during the period 1.1.71-31.12.75, primarily to investigate if the greater exposure to dust and organic solvents of the carpenters/cabinet makers caused any increase in the mortality from lung diseases. ...
Dingley E F - - 1979
In October of 1977 an article entitled "Birthplace Alternatives" appeared in the Oregon State Health Bulletin. This article presented a narrative based on facts taken from the data on birth certificates of all births occurring outside of a hospital in the State of Oregon in 1976. Tabulations were compiled to ...
Foote G A - - 1978
A review of 2500 routine post-mortem radiographic examinations of perinates is presented. It is concluded that the procedure is of value in the detection of abnormalities which may have contributed to the death of the perinate and which may have escaped detection at autopsy. The use of contrast agents may ...
Kamin L J - - 1977
The recent adoption study reported in this journal by Munsinger appears to provide clear and powerful evidence for a large genetic determination of IQ. The study has been cited as methodologically superior to all other adoption studies. With the repudiation of Burt's data, the Munsinger study has taken on particular ...
Chaube R - - 1977
Three strictly endogamous groups of Indian, Brahmin, Bhangi, and Punjabi Khattri, were analyzed to test the authenticity of palmar flexion creases as a criterion of human classification, according to the method of Bali and Chaube ('71), which has certain advantages over the existing classification. The significant frequency variation of palmar ...
Stevens A - - 1977
A systematic tabulation is provided of the frequency of different types of inbreeding in the Hadza. Genealogical information was obtained for 931 individuals, alive and dead. Inbreeding was encountered with 165 individuals. There were 49 different types of inbred genealogy. No attempt was made to calculate an average inbreeding coefficient ...
Shirinian G H - - 1977
Cephalometric analyses were performed on groups of American Negro and Caucasian subjects to establish whether or not there were differences in interocclusal distance attributable to ethnic origin. Statistically significant differences were found between the mean interocclusal distances of the two treatment groups, supporting the hypothesis that American Negroes have an ...
Colle M L - - 1977
The arrest of excessive tallness in girls with hormonal therapy has been reported to be useful, but lack of accuracy in the prediction of ultimate stature based on the tables of Bayley and Pinneau (1952) has allowed only a rough evaluation of its benefits. A series of 40 tall girls ...
Jokelainen M - - 1976
The mortality and prevalence of ALS in the various countries of Finland was studied. The work was based on death certificates derived from a 10-year period from 1963 to 1972, and altogether 421 cases were found. The mean duration of the disease was 2.7 years, and the mean age at ...
Biggar R J - - 1976
This study examines the secular distribution of births, sex, and age at death of 330 cases of anencephaly and spina bifida and 62 cases of "monstrosity" recorded on City of Rochester death certificates between 1918 and 1938. The results show that death certificates may be used as a source of ...
Lehmann H P - - 1976
The development and general concepts of the Système International d'Unités (SI units) are discussed. The basic and derived quantities and units of the SI used for clinical laboratory data are reviewed. Ranges of normal values for a number of body fluid constituents are given in the units in current general ...
Katz D F - - 1975
Three basic approaches for determining the mean swimming speed of a suspension of microorganisms were compared, using bull and ram spermatozoa. Number fluctuation counting was performed automatically on a Quantimet 720 image analysing computer, the mean speed being obtained using 'probability after' statistics. The other two approaches were photomicrographic: number ...
Tanner J M - - 1975
Revised centile standards are given for triceps and subscapular skinfold measurements in boys and girls aged from one month to 19 years. The school age data are based on London measurements made in 1966, and the infant data on Midland Infant Welfare Clinic figures in 1966-67. All centiles are above ...
Newman R G - - 1975
Patients characteristics, birth results, and follow-up status are described for the first 313 babies born live to patients on the Methadone Maintainance Treatment Program operated by the New York Department of Health. Data were derived from the birth certificates and methadone clinic and hospital records. Comparisons with reports in the ...
Foll C V - - 1968
In Northern Nigeria some 11 000 blood films taken from infants were examined for the presence of malaria parasites during the course of WHO field trials of new insecticides. A first film was taken, in most cases, within the first month and the subsequent ones at monthly intervals thereafter. Analyses ...
RAVENHOLT R T - - 1964
Records of deaths among California chiropractors in a five-year period were studied to ascertain causes of death and other characteristics-especially because of the author's interest in ascertaining whether leukemia and other deleterious effects of ionizing radiation could be observed among this occupationally-exposed group. The findings do not permit a conclusion ...
LEWIS E B - - 1963
A survey of 425 death certificates of radiologists dying between the ages of 35 and 74 during the years 1948 to 1961 reveals a statistically highly significant excess of deaths from leukemia, multiple myeloma, and aplastic anemia. That this excess is due to radiation exposure (or to some factor acting ...
MONTGOMERY T A - - 1962
In a study of 1,609 single live births occurring in San Francisco County, the information on the birth certificate was compared with that on the hospital record to determine completeness and accuracy of the items reported on the certificate. Items such as color or race of mother, age of mother, ...
MONTGOMERY T A - - 1960
To determine the actual number of deaths from cystic fibrosis reported in 1957 in California, all death certificates mentioning any one of the various terms used to describe the condition were reviewed. As a cause of death, cystic fibrosis is infrequently mentioned on death certificates. In 1957, only 42 of ...
HAUSER P M - - 1954
In this paper, the author does not so much try to give a blueprint for the application of sampling methods to vital registration and vital statistics as to show the opportunities for their use and the advantages to be derived from them. In the less developed areas of the world, ...
Hemenway H B - - 1921
Birth and death certificates have a legal value that statisticians do not always realize. Citizenship, marriage, distribution of property and even disproof of crime may depend on proper birth registration. Certificates should be in standard form with certain definite facts plainly stated, and all handling or copying should be done ...
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