Tag: "surveys" at medical news
Investigating the appropriateness of current alcohol-use disorder criteria for adolescents
...ents. Harford noted that the majority of national surveys
are limited to respondents 18 years and older. "There are a few national surveys
which include both adolescents and adults, but sample sizes as well as the DSM-IV AUD assessments fo...
Study shows doctors and patients think differently about clinical trials
...hundred thirty-six (136) oncologists completed the surveys
(81 percent men; median age 49 [range 32 to 71]; 61 percent non-academic; 14 percent non-white). One hundred fifty-nine (159) patients completed the survey (53 percent women; median age 55 [range 22 to 85]; 11 percent non-white; 57 percent educated ...
Physical pain aggravates majority of Americans, according to poll
...ians, he's hopeful that number will rise. "All the surveys
and information coming out now are saying pain impacts not only the patients' livelihood but also, in ever-widening circles, family, work and even society in general," Gaeta said. "I'm hoping for not only the clinical care to improve, but for the sci...
3 questions may provide good clues to smoke exposure
...emographics and smoking habits. If applicable, the surveys
also indicated the location (inside/outside) where smoking occurred, the smoking status of other household members or visitors to the home, and the location in the home where their smoking occurred. In addition, researchers collected hair samples fr...
Parents who don't vaccinate their children may believe vaccines cause harm
...rents of exempt and fully vaccinated children. The surveys
were mailed to parents in four states, Colorado, Massachusetts, Missouri and Washington, which allow exemption to vaccination for non-medical reasons. The survey asked questions about parental attitudes on the safety and effectiveness of vaccines, t...
The power of drug advertising: Patients often get what they ask for
...eimbursed $100 per visit, plus $100 for completing surveys
and $75 for staff expenses. When doctors agreed to participate and to being secretly audio-recorded, they were only told that the study would involve seeing patients who would present with a "combination of common symptoms" over the course of a year....
High risk of second cancers in survivors of childhood soft tissue sarcomas
...ma. In addition, both clinical and registry-based surveys
have reported that these children have an increased risk of second bone or soft tissue sarcoma, many of which were related to high dose radiation and chemotherapy or, in some cases, to genetic predisposition. In the current NCI study, the research t...
Being obese, underweight, associated with increased risk of death
...I. "The differences between NHANES I and the later surveys
suggest that the association of obesity with total...ed by the awareness that these differences between surveys
may simply represent chance variation and that small differences in relative risk translate into lar...
Alcohol-impaired driving on the increase, study shows
...l based at the time at the CDC, analyzed telephone surveys
with more than 100,000 people in the United States in 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999 and 2002. Respondents, aged 18 or older, were asked about their drinking habits, especially binge drinking. Those who did drink alcohol were asked: "During the past month,...
American Dietetic Association statement on new 'MyPyramid'
...tand-alone consumer nutrition education tool. Many surveys
over the years, including ADA's own 1997 nutrition trends survey, found most people recognize the Food Guide Pyramid. The problem is that few people really understood the Pyramid and even fewer followed it. What is needed is what the USDA announced t...
College students likely drink much more alcohol than they think they do
... self-reported consumption, which is a mainstay of surveys
on college drinking. A study in the April issue o...It also tells us that students' answers on alcohol surveys
are probably inaccurate. How could they be [accurate] if researchers and students have different de...
Will cancer vaccine get to all women?
...University in Indianapolis is more optimistic. His surveys
in the US show parents overwhelmingly favour getting their daughters vaccinated. "Doctors tend to fear the worst," he says. But some problems have already surfaced. India is planning to do its own clinical trials, but will not test the vaccine in yo...
Post-traumatic stress disorder common among refugees in western countries
...of Oxford, UK) and colleagues reviewed psychiatric surveys
based on interviews with refugee populations in ec...ary 1966 and December 2002. They found 20 eligible surveys
that included data from 6743 adult refugees from seven countries (Australia, Canada, Italy, New Zeal...
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