Patient Dropouts: Discontinuance of care received by patient(s) due to reasons other than full recovery from the disease.Student Dropouts: Individuals who leave school, secondary or college, prior to completion of specified curriculum requirements.North AmericaSouth AmericaAmericas: The general name for NORTH AMERICA; CENTRAL AMERICA; and SOUTH AMERICA unspecified or combined.Latin America: The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.Central AmericaEducation, Nursing, Associate: A two-year program in nursing education in a community or junior college leading to an A.D. (Associate Degree). Graduates of this program are eligible for state examination for licensure as RN (Registered Nurse).Residential Treatment: A specialized residential treatment program for behavior disorders including substance abuse. It may include therapeutically planned group living and learning situations including teaching of adaptive skills to help patient functioning in the community. (From Kahn, A. P. and Fawcett, J. Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 1993, p320.)Health Facility Planning: Areawide planning for health care institutions on the basis of projected consumer need.Caribbean Region: The area that lies between continental North and South America and comprises the Caribbean Sea, the West Indies, and the adjacent mainland regions of southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela.Patient Compliance: Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Mandatory Programs: Programs in which participation is required.Waiting Lists: Prospective patient listings for appointments or treatments.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic: Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.United StatesLuxembourgResearch Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)Substance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Insurance, Psychiatric: Insurance providing benefits to cover part or all of the psychiatric care.Biometry: The use of statistical and mathematical methods to analyze biological observations and phenomena.Likelihood Functions: Functions constructed from a statistical model and a set of observed data which give the probability of that data for various values of the unknown model parameters. Those parameter values that maximize the probability are the maximum likelihood estimates of the parameters.Asia: The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)ArgentinaMexicoPan American Health Organization: WHO regional office for the Americas acting as a coordinating agency for the improvement of health conditions in the hemisphere. The four main functions are: control or eradication of communicable diseases, strengthening of national and local health services, education and training, and research.Preimplantation Diagnosis: Determination of the nature of a pathological condition or disease in the OVUM; ZYGOTE; or BLASTOCYST prior to implantation. CYTOGENETIC ANALYSIS is performed to determine the presence or absence of genetic disease.Models, Statistical: Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.Weight Reduction Programs: Services providing counseling and activities that help overweight individuals to attain a more healthy body weight.Psychotherapy: A generic term for the treatment of mental illness or emotional disturbances primarily by verbal or nonverbal communication.Law Enforcement: Organized efforts to insure obedience to the laws of a community.EuropeData Interpretation, Statistical: Application of statistical procedures to analyze specific observed or assumed facts from a particular study.Countertransference (Psychology): Conscious or unconscious emotional reaction of the therapist to the patient which may interfere with treatment. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Substance Abuse Treatment Centers: Health facilities providing therapy and/or rehabilitation for substance-dependent individuals. Methadone distribution centers are included.Sensory Aids: Devices that help people with impaired sensory responses.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.Suriname: A republic in the north of South America, bordered on the west by GUYANA (British Guiana) and on the east by FRENCH GUIANA. Its capital is Paramaribo. It was formerly called Netherlands Guiana or Dutch Guiana or Surinam. Suriname was first settled by the English in 1651 but was ceded to the Dutch by treaty in 1667. It became an autonomous territory under the Dutch crown in 1954 and gained independence in 1975. The country was named for the Surinam River but the meaning of that name is uncertain. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1167 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p526)Sample Size: The number of units (persons, animals, patients, specified circumstances, etc.) in a population to be studied. The sample size should be big enough to have a high likelihood of detecting a true difference between two groups. (From Wassertheil-Smoller, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 1990, p95)Phylogeography: A field of study concerned with the principles and processes governing the geographic distributions of genealogical lineages, especially those within and among closely related species. (Avise, J.C., Phylogeography: The History and Formation of Species. Harvard University Press, 2000)Indians, South American: Individual members of South American ethnic groups with historic ancestral origins in Asia.Indians, North American: Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Selection Bias: The introduction of error due to systematic differences in the characteristics between those selected and those not selected for a given study. In sampling bias, error is the result of failure to ensure that all members of the reference population have a known chance of selection in the sample.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Meibomian Glands: The sebaceous glands situated on the inner surface of the eyelids between the tarsal plates and CONJUNCTIVA.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Nortriptyline: A metabolite of AMITRIPTYLINE that is also used as an antidepressive agent. Nortriptyline is used in major depression, dysthymia, and atypical depressions.Phosphenes: A subjective visual sensation with the eyes closed and in the absence of light. Phosphenes can be spontaneous, or induced by chemical, electrical, or mechanical (pressure) stimuli which cause the visual field to light up without optical inputs.BrazilFollow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Morocco: A country located in north Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, with a southern border with Western Sahara, eastern border with Algeria. The capital is Rabat.Pacific States: The geographic designation for states bordering on or located in the Pacific Ocean. The states so designated are Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. (U.S. Geologic Survey telephone communication)Bias (Epidemiology): Any deviation of results or inferences from the truth, or processes leading to such deviation. Bias can result from several sources: one-sided or systematic variations in measurement from the true value (systematic error); flaws in study design; deviation of inferences, interpretations, or analyses based on flawed data or data collection; etc. There is no sense of prejudice or subjectivity implied in the assessment of bias under these conditions.Patient Selection: Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.Oceania: The islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia. (Random House Dictionary, 2d ed)Treatment Refusal: Patient or client refusal of or resistance to medical, psychological, or psychiatric treatment. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)AfricaGenetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Indians, Central American: Individual members of Central American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia. Mexican Indians are not included.Nurses' Aides: Allied health personnel who assist the professional nurse in routine duties.Fossils: Remains, impressions, or traces of animals or plants of past geological times which have been preserved in the earth's crust.ChileColombiaLiver Transplantation: The transference of a part of or an entire liver from one human or animal to another.Ambulatory Care: Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.Therapy, Computer-Assisted: Computer systems utilized as adjuncts in the treatment of disease.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Volunteers: Persons who donate their services.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Double-Blind Method: A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.Clinical Trials as Topic: Works about pre-planned studies of the safety, efficacy, or optimum dosage schedule (if appropriate) of one or more diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques selected according to predetermined criteria of eligibility and observed for predefined evidence of favorable and unfavorable effects. This concept includes clinical trials conducted both in the U.S. and in other countries.Visual Prosthesis: Artificial device such as an externally-worn camera attached to a stimulator on the RETINA, OPTIC NERVE, or VISUAL CORTEX, intended to restore or amplify vision.Naproxen: An anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic and antipyretic properties. Both the acid and its sodium salt are used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatic or musculoskeletal disorders, dysmenorrhea, and acute gout.Depression: Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.Infertility: Inability to reproduce after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Reproductive sterility is permanent infertility.Implosive Therapy: A method for extinguishing anxiety by a saturation exposure to the feared stimulus situation or its substitute.Motivation: Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Microsatellite Repeats: A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).GuatemalaBayes Theorem: A theorem in probability theory named for Thomas Bayes (1702-1761). In epidemiology, it is used to obtain the probability of disease in a group of people with some characteristic on the basis of the overall rate of that disease and of the likelihood of that characteristic in healthy and diseased individuals. The most familiar application is in clinical decision analysis where it is used for estimating the probability of a particular diagnosis given the appearance of some symptoms or test result.PeruProgram Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.Psychotherapy, Group: A form of therapy in which two or more patients participate under the guidance of one or more psychotherapists for the purpose of treating emotional disturbances, social maladjustments, and psychotic states.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Prostatic Diseases: Pathological processes involving the PROSTATE or its component tissues.Archaeology: The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.Social Welfare: Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.Radiometric Dating: Techniques used to determine the age of materials, based on the content and half-lives of the RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES they contain.Paleontology: The study of early forms of life through fossil remains.Placebos: Any dummy medication or treatment. Although placebos originally were medicinal preparations having no specific pharmacological activity against a targeted condition, the concept has been extended to include treatments or procedures, especially those administered to control groups in clinical trials in order to provide baseline measurements for the experimental protocol.Genotype: The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.Siberia: A region, north-central Asia, largely in Russia. It extends from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific Ocean and from the Arctic Ocean to central Kazakhstan and the borders of China and Mongolia.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.PanamaWeight Loss: Decrease in existing BODY WEIGHT.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Schools: Educational institutions.Biostatistics: The application of STATISTICS to biological systems and organisms involving the retrieval or collection, analysis, reduction, and interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Alleles: Variant forms of the same gene, occupying the same locus on homologous CHROMOSOMES, and governing the variants in production of the same gene product.Forecasting: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.BelizeHondurasMolar, Third: The aftermost permanent tooth on each side in the maxilla and mandible.VenezuelaIntention to Treat Analysis: Strategy for the analysis of RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS AS TOPIC that compares patients in the groups to which they were originally randomly assigned.Carcinoma, Hepatocellular: A primary malignant neoplasm of epithelial liver cells. It ranges from a well-differentiated tumor with EPITHELIAL CELLS indistinguishable from normal HEPATOCYTES to a poorly differentiated neoplasm. The cells may be uniform or markedly pleomorphic, or form GIANT CELLS. Several classification schemes have been suggested.Antipsychotic Agents: Agents that control agitated psychotic behavior, alleviate acute psychotic states, reduce psychotic symptoms, and exert a quieting effect. They are used in SCHIZOPHRENIA; senile dementia; transient psychosis following surgery; or MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; etc. These drugs are often referred to as neuroleptics alluding to the tendency to produce neurological side effects, but not all antipsychotics are likely to produce such effects. Many of these drugs may also be effective against nausea, emesis, and pruritus.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Emigration and Immigration: The process of leaving one's country to establish residence in a foreign country.Cognitive Therapy: A direct form of psychotherapy based on the interpretation of situations (cognitive structure of experiences) that determine how an individual feels and behaves. It is based on the premise that cognition, the process of acquiring knowledge and forming beliefs, is a primary determinant of mood and behavior. The therapy uses behavioral and verbal techniques to identify and correct negative thinking that is at the root of the aberrant behavior.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Peritoneal Dialysis: Dialysis fluid being introduced into and removed from the peritoneal cavity as either a continuous or an intermittent procedure.British Columbia: A province of Canada on the Pacific coast. Its capital is Victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the Columbia River which was named by the American captain Robert Gray for his ship Columbia which in turn was named for Columbus. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p178 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p81-2)World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Opioid-Related Disorders: Disorders related or resulting from abuse or mis-use of opioids.Transplants: Organs, tissues, or cells taken from the body for grafting into another area of the same body or into another individual.Psychiatric Status Rating Scales: Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.Probability: The study of chance processes or the relative frequency characterizing a chance process.Chagas Disease: Infection with the protozoan parasite TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI, a form of TRYPANOSOMIASIS endemic in Central and South America. It is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the parasite. Infection by the parasite (positive serologic result only) is distinguished from the clinical manifestations that develop years later, such as destruction of PARASYMPATHETIC GANGLIA; CHAGAS CARDIOMYOPATHY; and dysfunction of the ESOPHAGUS or COLON.Dinosaurs: General name for two extinct orders of reptiles from the Mesozoic era: Saurischia and Ornithischia.Linear Models: Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.Population Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.Personality Inventory: Check list, usually to be filled out by a person about himself, consisting of many statements about personal characteristics which the subject checks.Pregnancy Rate: The ratio of the number of conceptions (CONCEPTION) including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; and fetal losses, to the mean number of females of reproductive age in a population during a set time period.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Tooth Extraction: The surgical removal of a tooth. (Dorland, 28th ed)Liver Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the LIVER.Drug Users: People who take drugs for a non-therapeutic or non-medical effect. The drugs may be legal or illegal, but their use often results in adverse medical, legal, or social consequences for the users.EcuadorParoxetine: A serotonin uptake inhibitor that is effective in the treatment of depression.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Communication Barriers: Those factors, such as language or sociocultural relationships, which interfere in the meaningful interpretation and transmission of ideas between individuals or groups.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)BoliviaComorbidity: The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Anorexia Nervosa: An eating disorder that is characterized by the lack or loss of APPETITE, known as ANOREXIA. Other features include excess fear of becoming OVERWEIGHT; BODY IMAGE disturbance; significant WEIGHT LOSS; refusal to maintain minimal normal weight; and AMENORRHEA. This disorder occurs most frequently in adolescent females. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Statistics as Topic: The science and art of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data that are subject to random variation. The term is also applied to the data themselves and to the summarization of the data.Climate: The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Animal Migration: Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Personnel Selection: The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.DNA, Mitochondrial: Double-stranded DNA of MITOCHONDRIA. In eukaryotes, the mitochondrial GENOME is circular and codes for ribosomal RNAs, transfer RNAs, and about 10 proteins.Insect Vectors: Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.Unemployment: The state of not being engaged in a gainful occupation.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Achievement: Success in bringing an effort to the desired end; the degree or level of success attained in some specified area (esp. scholastic) or in general.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Anxiety: Feeling or emotion of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.Schizophrenia: A severe emotional disorder of psychotic depth characteristically marked by a retreat from reality with delusion formation, HALLUCINATIONS, emotional disharmony, and regressive behavior.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Retinal Vessels: The blood vessels which supply and drain the RETINA.
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Joy Resmovits (24 January 2013). "College Dropout Crisis Revealed In 'American Dream 2.0' Report". Huffington Post. Retrieved ... KIPP is America's largest network of charter schools. The head offices are in San Francisco, Chicago, New York City, and ... KIPP began in 1994 after co-founders Dave Levin and Mike Feinberg completed their two-year commitment to Teach For America. A ... "The underworked American: Children are exceptions to the country's work ethic". The Economist. June 11, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06 ...
Silverstein, S. A. (1988). A study of religious conversion in North America. Genetic, Social, and General Psychological ... Individual may drop out of religion to later return, or periodically fall out of the faith. Radicalization Scobie, G. E. W. ( ... Roozen, D. A. (1980). Church dropouts: Changing patterns of disengagement and re-entry. Review of Religious Research, 21, 427- ... stages the psychology of religious conversion mainly addressed Christianity and to this day is dominated by studies of North American ...
Dropouts in America: Confronting the Graduation Rate Crisis. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Publishing Group Jim Crow's ... Board of Education decision in 1954, minorities (mostly African American, Hispanic, and Native American students) have not been ... American's Educational Apartheid, 2005 Oakes, Jeannie. 1995. "Two Cities' Tracking and Within-School Segregation," Teachers ... described as an important part of the achievement gap between students with majority and minority background in the American ...
Fine, M. (1987) "Why urban adolescents drop into and out of public high school." In School Dropouts: Patterns and Policies, G. ... Royeen, C.B. (2004) Pediatric Issues in Occupational Therapy: A Compendium of Leading Scholarship American Occupational Therapy ...
"America's Richest School Districts - 24/7 Wall St". 247wallst.com. 6 June 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2014. "America's Richest ... "Oregon dropout rates for 2008". The Oregonian. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2009-07-01. [permanent dead link] Hammond, Betsy (2010-02- ... Kuczynskibrown, Alex (2012-06-08). "The Richest School Districts In America". Huffington Post. "Riverdale School District ranks ... North Carolina where they placed in the top half of the countries teams. In 2013 the team placed second in state to St. Mary's ...
Chandra, Amitabh (2000). "Labor-Market Dropouts and the Racial Wage Gap: 1940-1990". American Economic Review. 90 (2): 333-38. ... Asian Americans have the highest average income, followed by white Americans, Latino Americans, African Americans, and Native ... Asian American men earned 117% as much as white American men ($21/hour) and have been out earning their white Americans ... As of 2010, 14,011,000 Asians were living in America. Asian Americans are the only minority in the United States whose median ...
It has a dropout rate of 0.49%. Approximately 98% of the students are white (non-Hispanic), and approximately 1% are black or ... African-American. "Superintendent". Penns Manor Area School District. Retrieved 2009-03-19. http://paschoolperformance.org/ ...
"Together for America". Hillary for America. Retrieved August 14, 2016. Schoenburg, Bernard (May 26, 2016). "Ray LaHood says he ... Burr, Thomas; Canham, Matt (October 7, 2016). "After video, Huntsman says it is time for Trump to drop out". The Salt Lake ... drmoore (May 5, 2016). "My kids arguing about Captain America vs. Iron Man in Civil War. I say a pox on both their houses, ... Barbara Comstock of Virginia urges Trump to drop out of race". The Washington Post. Retrieved October 8, 2016. Hobson, Jeremy ( ...
An Audacious Act: How a High School Dropout Helped Educate America. Amherst, MA: New England Public Radio. September 21, 2013. ... The Morrill Act of 1862 (7 U.S.C. § 301 et seq.) was enacted during the American Civil War and the Morrill Act of 1890 (the ... Together these actions, taken at a time when the Union Army was poorly performing, did much to define post-Civil War America. ... Before the Civil War American engineers were mostly educated at West Point. While the Congressional debate associated with the ...
Cohn, David (February 11, 2004). "Drop-Outs Ask Students to Join LaRouche Cause". The Daily Californian. Archived from the ... Sloan, Steven; Adler, Joe; Hopkins, Cheyenne (February 11, 2008). "Washington People". American Banker. 173 (28). New York, N.Y ... Filipino American Democratic Caucus of The California Democratic Party. Archived from the original on April 1, 2011. " ... as well as African-American spirituals, by well known musicians William Warfield and Sylvia Olden Lee, and in drama performance ...
... s of America (2007). Magnet schools in America: A brief history. Retrieved February 20, 2009, magnet.edu Archived ... dropout rate; 100% of its 2009 senior class was sent to a four-year college.[13] According to the school's principal, the goal ... The Troubled Crusade: American Education, 1945-1980. Basic Books, 1984. *^ a b Lange, C. M. & Sletten, S. J. (2002, February). ... Magnet Schools of America, The National Association of Magnet and Theme-Based Schools (U.S.) ...
School dropouts in Latin America refer to people who leave school before graduating in this particular region. Given that the ... is the main reason for school drop out. High school dropouts High school dropouts in the United States Expulsion (education) ... it can be argued that school dropouts in Latin America are predominantly due to the weakening of a link, which for a variety of ... Paid work is in fact mentioned by only 20% of young people as the cause of school drop out while a further 20% identify work ...
... lists reasons younger Americans dropout of high school. The national survey of 513 adults ages 19 to 35 found that nearly a ... quarter of Americans cited the absence of parental support or encouragement as a reason for not completing high school, ... The 2012 High School Dropouts in America survey, conducted by Harris/Decima on behalf of Everest College, ... By the Numbers: 2012 High School Dropouts in America Fast Facts. * Those living in the West were more likely to say they lacked ...
Published in volume 8, issue 1, pages 33-57 of American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, January 2016, Abstract: Dropouts ... Dropout, and Crime Initiation by Philip J. Cook and Songman Kang. ... Dropouts have high crime rates, but is there a direct causal link? This study, utilizing administrative data for six cohorts of ... We present suggestive evidence that dropout mediates criminal involvement. Paradoxically, these late-entry students outperform ...
In contrast, not nearly as much is known about the substance use of those who become high school dropouts. Nonetheless, by ... Source for information on Dropouts and Substance Use: Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior dictionary. ... DROPOUTS AND SUBSTANCE USE The Monitoring the Future project (High School Senior Survey) and other studies of school-age youths ... Journal of American Child and Adolescent Psychology, 30 (2), 208-217.. Johnston, L. D., O Malley, P. M., & Bachman, J.G. (1992 ...
... an IDB initiative to prevent high school dropout in Latin America, nearly one out of every two students in Latin America does ... Central America - Fertile Ground for Human Trafficking. Edgardo Ayala , Latin America & the Caribbean ... A recent survey of 13-15 year olds in eight Latin American countries, carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB ... Poverty No Longer Explains School Dropout in Argentina. By Marcela Valente Reprint , , Print , ,En español ...
... and local efforts to establish dropout-intervention programs to help keep students in school. ... Charting Americas Attempt to Turn Dropouts into Diplomas. Research: Sarah D. Sparks , Visualization: Doris Nhan ...
Steve Beshear defended a plan to give $10,000 grants to more than 50 school districts if they increase their dropout ages from ... Where are the 2015 McDonalds All-Americans now? March 24, 2019 08:07 PM ... "The money comes from dropout-prevention monies that have been appropriated to the department, so its exactly what the money ... Beshear has pushed to raise Kentuckys dropout age since taking office in 2007, but legislation that would make the change ...
Steve Jobs, former chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, told Stanford University graduates to pursue their life dreams as well as setbacks.
The College Dropout is the debut studio album by American rapper Kanye West. It was released on February 10, 2004, by Roc-A- ... The College Dropout (Media notes). Kanye West. Roc-A-Fella Records. 2004. Kellman, Andy. "The College Dropout - Kanye West". ... ISBN 1-4165-4470-4. The College Dropout at Discogs The College Dropout at Metacritic. ... was assigned for the artwork of The College Dropout. West had already taken pictures dressed as the Dropout Bear - which would ...
Nevertheless, the differences between working dropouts and nonworking dropouts were dwarfed by the differences between dropouts ... This may reflect the changing structure and nature of the American economy. Before the contraction of the manufacturing sector ... Working dropouts appeared to earn around $5,000 a year more than nonworking dropouts. However, even graduates who did not work ... Although early workers are twice as likely to be employed at age 25 as youth who drop out without working, dropouts who were ...
Could Rick Santorum Beat Mitt Romney if Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul Drop Out of Race?. Giacomo March 6, 2012. 0 Views ... Is the American Empire on its Way Out? Pentangeli June 6, 2011. ... American Pastor Faces Life in Turkish Prison. *. Can a ... Barack Obamas New My Plate is America Sissified Pentangeli June 2, 2011. ... Organizations like the ACLU, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and the Freedom From Religion Foundation have ...
Singapore American School High School Principal. *RG175, Singapore (SG). MORE EDUCATION JOBS >> ... Dropout Rates. "High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2007". ... That was one of the findings of an NCES report on high school dropout and completion rates. One of a series of such studies ... Students living in low-income families are 10 times more likely to drop out of school than those in higher-income families, the ...
Side effects make patients drop out of TB treatment After months of suffering a hacking cough and fever, Arif Shaikh, 50, ... By reversing attractive policies, Trump is eroding Americas soft power. Feb 11, 2018 19:30 IST ... This prompts many of them to drop out of the six- to eight-month long Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) programme ...
People with HIV who drop out of care do not live as long as those who ... In an era when highly active therapy directed against ... Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... The American College ... to Carol Friedman, PhD, FACMI, during the Opening ... People with HIV who drop out of care do not live as long as those who remain under a doctors treatment, said Baylor College of ...
NEA has partnered with Americas Promise Alliance to host and support dropout prevention summits across the country. NEA also ... "NEA and President Obama share the common goal of wanting to improve student learning and reduce the number of students who drop ... Press Center/2010 News Releases/Collaboration is Key to Improving Schools and Decreasing Dropout Rates ... Collaboration is Key to Improving Schools and Decreasing Dropout Rates. WASHINGTON - March 01, 2010 - ...
2 Canadians, 2 Americans reportedly Kidnapped in Kaduna. EmmaOhMaGod chronicles the "Dance Metamorphosis in Nigeria" in ... If you want to be a doctor then go about it the same way as everybody else! 25yr SS2 dropout and they say he is ambitious?!?!? ... Its so sad 25yrs old in SS2, a drop out and truly think he can excel in medicine? well maybe in traditional medicine. He should ... When Punch asked how it was possible for an SS II dropout to be consulting in a teaching hospital, Udobang replied that people ...
By: Americas Promise Alliance (2010) Using the 3A framework (Attendance, Achievement, and Attainment) for dropout prevention ... Dropout Risk Factors and Exemplary Programs. By: Cynthia Hammond , D. Linton , J. Smink and S. Drew (2007) Dropout decisions ... The social and economic implications of Americas high dropout rate are staggering. In addition to the waste of human potential ... By: Americas Promise Alliance (2010) Chances for success are improved when adults offer children, starting at a young age, ...
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Participants who drop out are older, have poorer physical function, and are less physically active. Old women do not drop out ... R. O. Crapo, R. Casaburi, A. L. Coates et al., "ATS statement: guidelines for the six-minute walk test," American Journal of ... Thus, the reported drop-out rate most likely underestimates drop-out experienced in a population representative for this age or ... Drop-out was 11.9% and not significantly different between genders. Drop-outs were significantly older and had poorer strength ...
source "Journal of the American College of Cardiology". this searches for items where "Journal of the American College of ... Early drop-outs and retentions in substance abuse outpatient clinics: a cross-sectional comparative study of factors that ... Based Solely on Quotes from Anti-Tobacco Groups, Big Tobacco Tells Americas 3 Million Nonsmoking Vapers They Would Be ... Source: American Psychologist - July 15, 2019. Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research ...
Washington: American Psychological Association; 2015. [ Links ] 4. Houghton S, Curran J, Saxon D. An uncontrolled evaluation of ... Definition of dropout by the therapist has been shown to be the most accurate definition.1,17 The dropout and completion groups ... Dropouts and completers only differed significantly on two variables: the dropout group had significantly more patients who ... dropouts had achieved clinically significant change significantly more (46% of the retained dropout sample) compared with ...
As for the individual characteristics, results showed that school dropouts were more irresponsible than non-dropouts. Also they ... As for the individual characteristics, results showed that school dropouts were more irresponsible than non-dropouts. Also they ... Moreover, lack of parental monitoring emerged as a key predictive factor of school dropout, beyond the type of family structure ... Moreover, lack of parental monitoring emerged as a key predictive factor of school dropout, beyond the type of family structure ...
American Psychologist 2000;55(1):68-78. [CrossRef]. *Roelofsen Y, van Vugt VM, Hendriks SH, van Hateren KJ, Groenier KH, Snoek ... Figure 1. Dropout graph. View this figure. Demographics. All 18 participants recruited to the intervention. The 13aparticipants ... Dropout and nonuse are thus major challenges in eHealth interventions, including those offering self-management support and ... Some eHealth interventions show dropout rates of up to 80% [3-5]. A systematic review, exploring Web-based interventions ...
American Psychologist, 54, 327-343.. Schweinhart, L. J., & Widart, D. P. (1985). Evidence that good early childhood programs ... The dropout problem is not one that can be addressed exclusively at the middle or high school levels; by then it is too late ... National Dropout Prevention Center,. a Division of Successful Practices Network. Mailing Address. 713 E Greenville St. Suite D ... The most effective way to reduce the number of children who will ultimately drop out of school is to provide the best possible ...
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  • Everest College is part of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. (americaspromise.org)
  • The 2012 Honda Civic has just begun hitting the streets of North America and the Japanese automaker has already issued a recall to address a possible fuel system problem. (torquenews.com)
  • When analysing the household surveys of some countries in the Latin American region - notably, those of Bolivia, Chile, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Paraguay - researching the opinions of boys, girls, adolescents, young people as well as their families on the reasons they drop out of school, some recurring features surface that enable us to group the analyses into two main categories. (wikipedia.org)
  • In trying to understand how it might happen that dropouts are more likely to be substance users, the possibility should be considered that substance use has caused some people to drop out of school, as well as the possibility that some schools suspend or expel students for smoking tobacco, drinking alcohol, or using other drugs. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It does suggest that it might be possible to use achievement-strengthening programs not only to reduce school dropout rates but also to reduce rates and levels of teenage drug use. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A recent survey of 13-15 year olds in eight Latin American countries, carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), found that "lack of interest" was the top reason youngsters had left school. (ipsnews.net)
  • But school absenteeism and dropout are still a big challenge. (ipsnews.net)
  • However, two weeks after requesting precise official figures on school dropout rates, IPS had still not received a response. (ipsnews.net)
  • A study published this year by the Ibero American Science and Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC) says economic difficulties have been replaced by a lack of interest as the main reason that teenagers are dropping out of school. (ipsnews.net)
  • Beshear has pushed to raise Kentucky's dropout age since taking office in 2007, but legislation that would make the change mandatory for all 174 school districts stalled for years in the Republican-controlled Senate. (kentucky.com)
  • This year, the General Assembly approved compromise legislation that would allow individual school districts to increase the dropout age in their districts. (kentucky.com)
  • Once 55 percent of Kentucky school districts raise their dropout age to 18, the remaining school districts would have four years to implement the change. (kentucky.com)
  • Several school districts - including Fayette County and Jefferson County - have said they want to increase the dropout age this summer even though the law does not take effect until the 2015-2016 school year. (kentucky.com)
  • Ninety-five school districts must increase the dropout age to meet the 55 percent threshold that would trigger a mandatory increase statewide. (kentucky.com)
  • Many of the President's suggestions to increase graduation rates are similar to NEA's 12-Point Action Plan for Reducing the School Dropout Rate . (nea.org)
  • He's now studying at a special charter school for dropouts and hopes to get his diploma and go to college. (npr.org)
  • The high rates of school dropout worldwide and their relevance highlight the need for a close study of its causes and consequences. (frontiersin.org)
  • The aim of the current study is to examine the relation between individual (defiant attitude, irresponsibility, alcohol abuse, and illegal drugs use), family (educational figure absent and parental monitoring), school factors (truancy and school conflict) and school dropout. (frontiersin.org)
  • Multivariate logistic regression analyses were performed to estimate the relationships between school dropout and individual, family and school variables. (frontiersin.org)
  • As for the individual characteristics, results showed that school dropouts were more irresponsible than non-dropouts. (frontiersin.org)
  • Moreover, lack of parental monitoring emerged as a key predictive factor of school dropout, beyond the type of family structure in terms of the presence of both or only one educational figure. (frontiersin.org)
  • Finally, school factors did not show a significant relationship to school dropout. (frontiersin.org)
  • These findings indicate that school dropout is a multidimensional process. (frontiersin.org)
  • these figures illustrate the relevance of school dropout worldwide and ask for a close study of its causes and consequences. (frontiersin.org)
  • Among the individual risk factors, both internalizing and externalizing disorders have been claimed to have an influence on school dropout. (frontiersin.org)
  • Jimerson, Reschly, and Hess (2008) concluded that school dropout is better understood as a process of disengagement from school rather than a sudden event. (dropoutprevention.org)
  • Given that factors both in school (i.e., behavior and academic performance) and out of school (i.e., community factors, engagement in deviant behaviors) can impact student dropout (Rumberger & Rotermund, 2012), it is imperative to involve family members early in a child's education. (dropoutprevention.org)
  • Language barriers are one reason that some Native American students drop out of school. (edweek.org)
  • There are a number of potential solutions that we are exploring, many of which revolve around the establishment of community partnerships to focus attention on the dropout crisis, and providing expertise and resources to assist our school systems in reducing the number of dropouts. (barnstablepatriot.com)
  • We will seek to involve interested business and political leaders, parents, and community-based organizations, to develop community partnerships that will work with individual school districts to reduce local dropout rates. (barnstablepatriot.com)
  • In addition, a transactional model of reciprocal relations between school engagement and problem behaviors was tested to predict school dropout. (wiley.com)
  • We examine strategies for reducing school dropout rates with a focus on interventions that improve school completion rates by improving students' health. (cdc.gov)
  • Finally, we recommend actions health professionals can take to reframe the school dropout rate as a public health issue and to improve school completion rates in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • Also, many of these men are incarcerated while all the other non-incarcerated American young men are finishing school, starting careers, earning seniority at work, marrying and having children thus gaining capital. (bartleby.com)
  • Washington, DC: American Public Welfare Association and Council of Chief State School Officers. (ed.gov)
  • Multiple discrimination prediction of delinquency and school dropouts. (ed.gov)
  • We cannot substantially improve the performance of the poorest African American students - the "truly disadvantaged," in William Julius Wilson's phrase - by school reform alone. (epi.org)
  • This is why we need to continue putting our dropout crisis under the microscope and develop substantive solutions going forward. (americaspromise.org)
  • Some of the tactics NEA supports to combat the dropout crisis include: increasing individual attention, creating smaller learning communities, expanding graduation options and increasing workforce readiness programs. (nea.org)
  • Of all the problems this country faces in education, one of the most complicated, heart-wrenching and urgent is the dropout crisis. (npr.org)
  • NPR is looking at the dropout crisis through the stories of five people. (npr.org)
  • Recent data released by the Massachusetts Department of Education indicate that there is a near-crisis situation regarding dropout rates throughout the Commonwealth. (barnstablepatriot.com)
  • The Cape & Islands Workforce Investment Board has convened a group of local educators and community leaders to begin discussions aimed at developing a series of programmatic responses to this dropout crisis. (barnstablepatriot.com)
  • A fifth of the schools identified by the U.S. Department of Education as "dropout factories" (where no more than 50 percent of students graduate) are located in rural areas like Oconee County in South Carolina. (npr.org)
  • The dropout rate is everyone's problem. (barnstablepatriot.com)
  • So we're looking at a 20 percent rate among white fathers who are absent in their children's lives, 31 percent for Hispanics, 57 percent for African-Americans. (kuow.org)
  • So, what is the average graduation rate for African American males and why? (bartleby.com)
  • A central issue in today's society is the rate of criminalization of African American males. (bartleby.com)
  • Native Americans, however, have a significantly lower homeownership rate than whites, and the homes they do own tend to be worth much less than those of whites (Insight Center for Community Economic Development 2009, 1). (epi.org)
  • This briefing paper examines the problem of the low rate of American Indian employment and outlines strategies to address it. (epi.org)
  • Part I examines American Indian employment rates, the Native American-white employment rate gap nationally and by state, and possible causes of this gap. (epi.org)
  • Over 2009-2011, the American Indian employment rate among 25- to 54-year-olds (i.e., the share of that population with a job) was 64.7 percent-13.4 percentage points lower than the white rate. (epi.org)
  • In all of the 34 states examined, there was a large, very large, or extremely large Native American-white employment rate disparity in 2009-2011. (epi.org)
  • Rob Paral & Associates found that there was no correlation between the size of the foreign-born population and the African American unemployment rate in U.S. metropolitan areas in 2009. (immigrationpolicy.org)
  • It was implemented in 1985 and was expanded in 2004 due to its success in lowering the state's dropout rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Han, who spent 20 years as a mental health counselor at several American universities, believes that the alarming rate of depression-related suicides among college-age Asian-American women is underreported by the media and underserved by mental health professionals. (pbs.org)
  • NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. (cnbc.com)
  • American Apparel is the nation's third-largest manufacturer of underpants and cotton shirts, after Hanes and Fruit of the Loom. (nndb.com)
  • Most Americans assume that the low achievement of poor and minority children is bound up in the children themselves or their families. (ascd.org)
  • These and other excuses are regularly offered up to explain the achievement gap that separates poor and minority students from other young Americans. (ascd.org)
  • We present suggestive evidence that dropout mediates criminal involvement. (aeaweb.org)
  • This What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) topic report evaluates 16 dropout intervention programs that have been found to meet WWC evidence standards of effectiveness. (adlit.org)
  • There's no evidence that students in states with higher dropout ages are any more successful than students from states where they can leave at 16. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • As we find evidence that allows us to confirm the existence of the degree premium, we make conjectures and present a possible explanation that links the evidence between the existence of degree premium, educational gaps and dropouts. (repec.org)
  • American Sentinel University's DNP in Executive Leadership program prepares students to speak the language of business in a health care setting by providing knowledge and skills in organizational leadership, health care finance and health care systems transformation and change. (americansentinel.edu)
  • Our DNP coursework includes practice learning experiences in which students apply 'real-time' knowledge and skills they are learning to their immediate organizational or practice environment," says Michael Graham, Ph.D., RN, PHN, CNP, professor of nursing graduate programs at American Sentinel University. (americansentinel.edu)
  • When more schooling is not worth the effort: another look at the dropout decisions of disadvantaged students ," Estudios Economicos , Universidad Nacional del Sur, Departamento de Economia, vol. 30(61), pages 27-42, july-dece. (repec.org)
  • She was walking around the picturesque campus lake with a group of Asian-American students when the conversation turned to the topic of suicide attempts. (pbs.org)
  • American eighth-grade students ranked ninth and tenth (out of thirty-eight) in math and science, respectively, compared to students in other. (all4ed.org)
  • This leads to a poor African American community, perhaps as many as 50% of the male population will have been in prison. (bartleby.com)
  • African American male juveniles encounter racial differences in society everyday due to view that media portrays them to be. (bartleby.com)
  • Of the many tribulations that plague Americans today, the increase in the amount of African American men and women in prisons is unbelievable. (bartleby.com)
  • Reaped would talk about how African American males would not leave their town because all of the influences that are around their life. (bartleby.com)
  • So the research articles in sociology and psychology talk a lot about the stereotypes of African American males and women are more prone to stay in their home town and not do much with their life. (bartleby.com)
  • Sterling SR, Bertrand B, Judd S, Carson TL, Chandler-Laney P, Baskin ML. Longitudinal Analysis of Nut-Inclusive Diets and Body Mass Index Among Overweight and Obese African American Women Living in Rural Alabama and Mississippi, 2011-2013. (cdc.gov)
  • Nuts, when eaten alongside other nutritionally rich foods, may decrease obesity and related chronic disease risks, which are high among African American women in the rural South. (cdc.gov)
  • We monitored changes in nut intake, other obesity-related foods (fruits, vegetables, red or processed meats, added sugars), and body mass index (BMI) over a 2-year weight loss intervention among 383 overweight and obese African American women in rural Alabama and Mississippi. (cdc.gov)
  • Nut consumption is associated with consumption of other nutritionally rich foods and lower BMI among African American women in rural Alabama and Mississippi. (cdc.gov)
  • Eighty percent of African American women in the United States are either overweight or obese (3). (cdc.gov)
  • The objective of this study was to examine the longitudinal relationship between nut intake and other healthful foods (eg, fruits and vegetables) and foods whose intake is related to obesity and chronic disease (eg, red or processed meats, added sugars) in a 2-year weight-loss intervention among African American women in rural Alabama and Mississippi. (cdc.gov)
  • Chicago, IL: African American Images. (ed.gov)
  • More than 90% of the Jefferson High student body is Latino while about 9% is African-American. (latimes.com)
  • Though its mainstream appearance resulted in a flourishing of art and culture, the government misinformed the public and perpetuated a false image of LSD in order to target and incarcerate hippies, Black Americans, and other minority groups. (realitysandwich.com)
  • Only seven percent of dropouts 25 and older have ever made more than $40,000 a year. (npr.org)
  • As a result, only 281,890 California seventh- and eighth-graders - or 30 percent of all middle-schoolers in those grades - took Algebra 1 by 2009-2010, according to Dropout Nation 's analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. (dropoutnation.net)
  • In 2000, Native Americans' median wealth was equal to only 8.7 percent of the median wealth among all Americans (Chang 2010, 14). (epi.org)
  • Of the 34 states examined for Native American employment over 2009-2011, the highest American Indian employment rates were in Nebraska (73.4 percent), Connecticut (72.0 percent), and Texas (71.3 percent). (epi.org)
  • Even when Native Americans are similar to whites in terms of factors such as age, sex, education level, marital status, and state of residence, their odds of being employed are 31 percent lower than those of whites. (epi.org)
  • That's compared with 13 percent of all Americans. (pbs.org)
  • After some promising early indicators, preliminary federal data suggest the number of Americans who died from drug overdoses finally fell in 2018, after years of significant increases. (medworm.com)
  • Provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics predicted that 68,500 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2018, compared to about 72,000 the year before. (medworm.com)
  • The American Cancer Society's 2018 Taste of Hope, Around the World, raised more than $485,000 net to impact the lives of those affected by cancer. (chicagotribune.com)
  • In addition to the waste of human potential, the costs of dropouts include lower tax revenues from lower paying jobs, higher crime rates, higher demand for social services, and the loss of global economic competitiveness. (adlit.org)
  • Dropout decisions may involve up to 25 significant factors, ranging from parenthood to learning disabilities. (adlit.org)
  • The Pivot Swinger Dropout SS Kit comes with all the hardware and necessary components to ditch the weight and complexity of gears. (us-parks.com)
  • Native Americans asked federal lawmakers to help keep Native American languages alive during a "listening session" hosted by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs this week. (edweek.org)
  • IN THE 1954 foundational text of the Age of Aquarius, The Doors of Perception , Aldous Huxley describes his encounters with mescaline, a psychoactive substance derived from the peyote cactus and traditionally used by Native Americans for religious purposes. (scientificamerican.com)
  • I n recent years, Native Americans have increased their income and wealth through new and innovative economic development activities. (epi.org)
  • Despite these positive developments, however, Native Americans are still one of the United States' most economically disadvantaged populations. (epi.org)
  • Additionally, Native Americans have lower odds of employment than whites even after accounting for various demographic factors. (epi.org)
  • Dropouts cost federal and state governments hundreds of billions of dollars in lost earnings, welfare and medical costs, and billions more for dropouts who end up in prison. (npr.org)
  • A Chinese-American performer, writer and self-described "culture jammer," Wong just completed a four-year tour of her humorous one-woman show aimed at helping Asian-American women with depression. (pbs.org)
  • Depression has taken a quiet toll on the Asian-American community, and particularly women. (pbs.org)
  • Data for this national opinion survey were collected exclusively from Hispanic Americans to assess their perceptions of crime and education. (ncjrs.gov)
  • It appears to take intensive efforts over a period of several years to produce lasting effects, but the fact that even the least intensive models of early intervention produce strong immediate effects suggests that a combination of approaches within a comprehensive preventive program will have great promise in increasing children's cognitive functioning and reducing future dropout. (dropoutprevention.org)
  • Early termination of vocational training: dropout or stopout? (repec.org)
  • However, it is still unclear if patients will stay in treatment with buprenorphine as long as with methadone, and what factors determine early dropout [ 3 ]. (omicsonline.org)
  • WASHINGTON-The Justice Department has charged the owner of a Chinese aviation technology company with stealing reams of information from U.S. defense contractors about key American technology-the latest in an effort to criminally prosecute what American officials allege is rampant Chinese industrial espionage. (wsj.com)