Tag: "income" at medical news
Heart risks more likely if hostility increases with age
...ng exercise, eating a high-fat diet and even lower income
Gay, lesbian couples can teach heterosexuals how to improve relationships
... terms of age, marital satisfaction, education and income
to the homosexual couples and consisted of 20 happy and 20 unhappy couples. The researchers also collected data for 12 years on the relationships of the homosexual couples. By then eight couples (20 percent) one gay and seven lesbian had broken u...
Daycare will not reduce child poverty
...oup, but they were no more likely to have a weekly income
of above 200. This trial provides some support for government initiatives based on the belief that daycare provision can increase maternal employment, say the authors. However, the results question the assumption that paid employment provides an imme...
Hispanics face high rates of unstable health care coverage, low rates of preventive care
...nce, unstable coverage, language barriers, and low income
all contribute to the growing health care crisis among Hispanics," said Doty....
AAPA survey shows physician assistants increasingly employed in medical practices
...who responded to this year's census reported their income
averaged $64,565, up from $63,168 in 2002 and $59,839 in 2001. Overall, census respondents reported an average median salary of $72,457, up from $72,241 in 2002 and $71,046 in 2001.States in which the largest numbers of clinically practicing responde...
Forgiveness a factor in blood pressure
...d to recruit 98 participants from low and moderate income
neighborhoods from Ypsilanti, Michigan with equal numbers of blacks and whites and males and females. Participants were 25-55 years of age (M = 40.2). Measures Forgiveness was assessed using a three-item forgiveness subscale of the Brief Multidime...
Health disparities between racial groups affect joblessness
...y among those aged 45 to 64. However, Bound says, income
is more strongly affected by education: "Differences in education account for between 52 and 84 percent of the race/ethnicity disparities in income."...
Most adult survivors of childhood cancer consider themselves in good health
... than a high school education and having an annual income
of less than $20,000. The results were based on health assessments of 9,535 adult participants of the CCSS, a consortium of survivors treated at 25 pediatric cancer centers across the United States and Canada. The investigators studied six specific ...
Empowerment in cyberspace - Electronic discussion helps cancer patients cope
...nformation and for social support to people in low income
groups as well, said Ms Hoeybye. " Health policymakers should think about giving priority to making the internet more widely available to all those who could benefit from it." "Telling your own story on the internet becomes an empowerment strategy, ...
Differences in cancer screening rates reported
...other barriers -- persist even when comparing like income
levels or health insurance status across racial an...or the four cancers by 1) race/ethnicity alone, 2) income
and race/ethnicity, and 3) Medi-Cal coverage and race/ethnicity. Among key findings in the report: ...
Many low income Medicare beneficiaries will still face high drug bills under proposals in Congress
...e less likely than those in either lower or higher income
groups to have prescription drug coverage; they al... coverage is estimated to spend one-fifth of their income
on drugs. This couple would see their out-of-pocket drug costs reduced to 4.1 percent of income
Educational attainment may predict drinking outcomes following alcohol treatment
...our findings. Things like gender, marital status, income
levels, other psychiatric illnesses they might hav...the drinking problem, family history, and parental income
levels. However, despite searching for factors that might affect our results, educational attainmen...
Eliminating hunger in a world of plenty
...o not have sufficient land to grow enough food, or income
to purchase it. That is why food assistance programs are so important." The ADA position paper addresses issues related to food production, agriculture, ethnic and political conflicts, access to food and the effect of hunger on children and women. A...
How do people in Africa want to die?
... causes family financial crisis because of loss of income
from both patient and family caregiver, write the authors. Special emphasis should be given to home based palliative care provided by trained family and community caregivers to counteract the severe shortage of professional healthcare workers, they c...
Taking control: Lab testing you order for yourself
...e optimal customer would have a moderate to higher income
bracket, consider him or herself to be in good health, and want to be in control of their health care. Convenience was the primary motivator for patient use of DAT, followed by the elimination of a physician referral for the test. "Fast results...
A global strategy for reducing catastrophic health-care payments
...to the health system in excess of 40% of household income
remaining after subsistence needs had been met. The proportion of households facing catastrophic payments from out-of-pocket health expenses varied widely between countries, from less than 0.01% in Czech Republic and Slovakia to 10.5% in Vietnam. Mos...
For healthy diet, learning level counts more than earning level
... of a diet's overall healthfulness. The effects of income
and education were rarely significant in 1965, Pop...hite women who attended college and for those with income
far above the poverty line." Comparison of the two surveys found some anomalies, as well. For instan...
Racial, economic disparities seen in kids' vision care
... vision care and use of corrective lenses by race, income
and insurance status. In all, non-Hispanic and non...d eye care in the last year. Insurance status and income
also mattered when it came to seeing an eye specialist, but Kemper notes that there seems to be a cl...
Occupation directly impacts a woman's retirement, study says
... into their retirement. "Women might know how much income
to expect once they retire, or have a retirement date in mind, which is often based on their husband's retirement plans," she said. "Yet women tend not to consider what they will actually do in retirement, regardless of what type or kind of occupatio...
Breastfeeding rates unaffected by changes in hospital length of stay
...uch as young or first-time mothers, those with low income
or education indicators, or those of nonwhite race, the finding of no harm due to early discharge remained the same. There was neither a danger nor a particular advantage to either of these changes, Madden said. This means either that these two ways ...
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