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Estimates of Poverty Including the Value of Noncash Benefits : 1984

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: This report describes alternative procedures for valuing noncash benefits received by the low-income population and estimates the effect of these benefits on the size and composition of the poverty population in 1984. The report updates the estimates for 1979 to 1983 presented in Technical Paper 52 (issued in August 1984), using identical methods to value noncash benefits. Each of these methods is subject to many conceptual and measurement problems. In addition,...

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The Effects of Altering the Design of Branching Instructions on Na...

By: Cleo D. Redline

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: It has been hypothesized and demonstrated that a number of languages (verbal, numeric, symbolic, and graphic) combine to affect respondents? perception and comprehension of visual information (Redline, C. and Dillman, D. 2002. ?The Influence of Alternative Visual Designs on Respondents? Performance with Branching Instructions in Self-Administered Questionnaires.? In Groves, R. Dillman, D. Eltinge, J. and Little, R. (eds.) Survey Nonresponse. New York: John Wiley...

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Promising Practices against Hate Crimes Five State and Local Demon...

By: Nancy E. Gist

Legal Reference Publication

Executive Summary: The five demonstration programs described in this monograph are among our nation?s most promising models for confronting and reducing hate crime. These programs, funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, were developed by state and local agencies. The first program provides training to law enforcement professionals; the second program addresses the needs of hate crime victims; and the last three...

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Selections from American Poetry

By: Margeret Sprague Carhart

Poetry

Excerpt: If we define poetry as the heart of man expressed in beautiful language, we shall not say that we have no national poetry. True, America has produced no Shakespeare and no Milton, but we have an inheritance in all English literature; and many poets in America have followed in the footsteps of their literary British forefathers. Puritan life was severe. It was warfare, and manual labor of a most exhausting type, and loneliness, and devotion to a strict sense of d...

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World Health Organization Publication : 9241800038: Global Strateg...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

In 1979, the Thirty-second World Health Assembly launched the Global Strategy for health for all by the year 2000 by adopting resolution WHA32.30. In this resolution the Health Assembly endorsed the Report and Declaration of the International Conference on Primary Health Care, held in Alma-Ata, USSR, in 1978. In the same resolution, the Health Assembly invited the Member States of WHO to act individually in formulating national policies, strategies and plans of action fo...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1989 ; Volume 10 N...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Round Table Older populations, aging individuals and health for all A. Michael Davies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299 Discussion: Ryoichi Sasakawa; Nana Apt; M. Thangavelu; Hans Peter Rhomberg; Jose Manuel Borgofio; Sven Thiberg; Gary R. Andrews, Sally Greengross; Juan C. Rocabruno; Edit Beregi; Peter C. Plett; Julia Tavares de Alvarez . . . . . . . . 306 Safe Motherhood Decentralization of maternity care J. C. Berardi, A...

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Beyond Voc Ract Ctg Requirements

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This report has been reviewed by the Emission Standard Division of the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, EPA, and approved for publication. Mention of trade names or commercial products is not intended to constitute endorsement or recommendation for use. Copies of this report are available through U. S. EPA's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS), Technology Transfer Network (TTN) under the clean Air Act Ammendments Main Menu, Title 1,...

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New Englander and Yale Review : Volume 0018, Issue 72 November 186...

By: W. L. Kingsley

Description:The Yale Review is the self-proclaimed oldest literary quarterly in the United States. It is published by Yale University.

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Selections from the Best Poems of 1923

By: Leonard A.G. Strong

Poetry

Excerpt: A Dead Warrior // HERE sown to dust lies one that drave (sic) // The furrow through his heart; // Now, of the fields he died to save // His own dust forms a part. // Where went the tramp of martial feet, // The blare of trumpets loud, // Comes silence with her winding sheet, // And shadow with her shroud. // His mind no longer counsel takes, // No sword his hand need draw, // Across whose borders peace now makes // Inviolable law. // So, with distraction round h...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1959; Volume 20, Numbe...

By: Henning Schmidt

Medical Reference Publication

L'OMS a prksentk h l'occasion de la Confbrence des Nations Unies sur l'habitat, tenue & Vancouver en mai et juin 1976, des communicationsconcernant les aspects g6n6raux des probldmes de sante poses par les dtablissements humains. Juste avant cette confbrence, les dkbats techniques de la Vingt. Neuvidme Assemblke mondiale de la Sant6 avaient port6 sur les probldmes administratifs et techno-mkdicaux de la question. 11 est apparu que de nombreux pays d7Europe ou d7aiUeurs, ...

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European Occupational Health Series : 1994-97; Prevention in Prima...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

La plupart des pays qui cherchent a mieux nourrir leur population etudient le r6le que la restauration collective pourrait jouer a cet effet. L'OMS, qui s'interesse elle aussi a cette question, a rkcemment diffuse dew publications traitant en particulier des aspects hygieniques et sanitaires de la restauration collective, precedement consideres a juste titre comme des sujets d'itude prioritaires f l , 2 ) . 11 est desormais certain que la necessite d'une hygiene convenab...

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization ...

By: A. O. Adebajo

Medical Reference Publication

The meeting was opened by Dr N.G. Khaltaev on behalf of the Director-General. Dr Khaltaev welcomed the members of the Task Force to Geneva. Dr Khaltaev summarized the prepared remarks which noted that the rheumatic diseases were important to world health because they limit work performance and social integration. Osteoporosis has become the focus of public awareness as an important disease in public health, particularly because of high fracture rates and subsequent morbi...

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization,...

By: S. A. Bisch

Medical Reference Publication

Executive summary In his welcome to the WHO Expert Committee on Nursing Practice, which met in Geneva from 3 to 10 July 1995, Dr Hu Ching-Li, Assistant Director-General, noted that People are increasingly demanding highquality, accessible and affordable health care, but Responses to growing demands for health care may be constrained by lack of resources for health. Therefore, he concluded, For services to offer the best value for money, the efficient use of resources is ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1983 ; Issue 92415416...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

The purpose of supplementary feeding programmes is to improve the nutritional status of vulnerable population groups. It has not always been possible, however, to measure as intensively and objectively as would have been desirable the impact of such programmes on the nutritional status of recipient groups. This state of affairs is not surprising if one considers that the budgetary and staff resources available in these programmes (whether national or international) are i...

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Mercury Study Report to Congress

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The following conclusions are presented in approximate order of degree of certainty in the conclusion, based on the quality of the underlying database. The conclusions progress from those with greater certainty to those with lesser certainty. Consumption of fish is the dominant pathway of exposure to methylmercury for fishconsuming humans. There is a great deal of variability among individuals in these populations with respect to food sources and fish consumptio...

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Requirements for Asci

By: Jason

Excerpt: This section summarizes the conclusions and recommendations of the 2003 JASON summer study commissioned by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to identify the distinct requirements of its stockpile stewardship program (SSP) in relation to the hardware procurement strategy of the Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASCI) program. In particular, we were tasked to evaluate the increased risk to the nuclear weapons (NW) stockpile and the scientific pr...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Intelligence,...

By: Richard A. Best, Jr.

Summary: Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) functions are principal elements of U.S. defense capabilities, and include a wide variety of systems for acquiring and processing information needed by national security decisionmakers and military commanders. ISR systems range in size from hand-held devices to orbiting satellites. Some collect basic information for a wide range of analytical products; others are designed to acquire data for specific weapons s...

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Contract Terms

Excerpt: First and foremost are the specifications for the specific contract being performed; these should be read and followed exactly. If there ever is a conflict between the specifications and the other two documents, the specifications take precedence. Next, GPO Contract Terms (Publication 310.2) is a part of every GPO contract by reference. Article 1 deals with quality requirements in a general manner. Third is QATAP, Printing and Binding, Contract Terms (GPO Pub. 3...

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Intelligence, Surveillance, And Reconnaissance (Isr) Programs : Is...

By: Richard A. Best, Jr.

Excerpt: The various systems that collect, process, and disseminate intelligence are encompassed in the budget category known as Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR1). ISR covers a multitude of programs ranging from billiondollar satellites to hand-held cameras. The bulk of funding is for research and development (R&D) and procurement; personnel costs are comparatively low. Some systems are used only by military units; others are national systems operated...

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Sod Program Support Staff Organization

Introduction: DARPA requested a JASON summer study on Small Unit Operations, with the emphasis to be on the SUO vision of total situational awareness for small ground units, remote commanders and remote weapons systems. Achieving this vision presents enormous technological and system challenges requiring major advances in the means of surveillance, communications, and data processing and management...

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