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Health Statistics from Nonhealth Sources

Walter Phillip Bailey, Amy Brock Martin, Elizabeth H. Corley, Daniel J. Friedman, and R. Gibson Parrish II

in Health Statistics: Shaping policy and practice to improve the population's health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149289
eISBN:
9780199865130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149289.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Traditional health statistics provide a baseline of information that helps characterize the health of a population or population subgroup. Where health statistics often fall short is in their ability ... More


Improving Youth-Serving Social Settings: Intervention Goals and Strategies for Schools, Youth Programs, and Communities

Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Marybeth Shinn

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter summarizes three kinds of intervention goals and strategies that can improve youth-serving social settings. First, organizations and communities can come together in participatory ways ... More


Dragnet Surveillance: Our Incriminating Lives

Sarah Brayne

in Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190684099
eISBN:
9780190684129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684099.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses dragnet surveillance, which is the collection and analysis of information on everyone, rather than merely those under suspicion. Dragnet surveillance—and the data it ... More


Introduction

Ana Aizcorbe, Colin Baker, Ernst R. Berndt, and David M. Cutler

in Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226530857
eISBN:
9780226530994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530994.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Medical care costs accounts for nearly 18% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 20% of government spending. As a country, we know a lot about where the medical dollar goes. 38% of medical care dollars ... More


Automation and High- Throughput Flow Cytometry

Bruce S. Edwards and Larry A. Sklar

in Flow Cytometry for Biotechnology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195183146
eISBN:
9780197561898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195183146.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

The flow cytometer is unique among biomedical analysis instruments in its ability to make multiple correlated optical measurements on individual cells or particles at high rates. Moreover, an ... More


Testing the GDPR in Relation to Biobanking: How Does the GDPR Classify the Biobanking Process?

Dara Hallinan

in Protecting Genetic Privacy in Biobanking through Data Protection Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192896476
eISBN:
9780191918919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896476.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter addresses how the biobanking process—in the instances in which it falls within the scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)—is classified under the GDPR's classification ... More


In Data We Trust

Rob Kitchin

in Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses issues of data quality and veracity in open datasets, using a variety of examples from the Irish data system. These examples include the Residential Property Price Register ... More


The Platform Society

José van Dijck, Thomas Poell, and Martijn de Waal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190889760
eISBN:
9780190889807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889760.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Individuals all over the world can use Airbnb to rent an apartment in a foreign city, check Coursera to find a course on statistics, join PatientsLikeMe to exchange information about one’s disease, ... More


Child abuse in the United States

Margaret Spinelli

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0030
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Child abuse is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and other countries. It is the second leading cause of death among children in the US. All 50 States, the District of ... More


Temperature Intermittency and Ozone Photodissociation

Adrian F. Tuck

in Atmospheric Turbulence: a molecular dynamics perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199236534
eISBN:
9780191917462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236534.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

During the last two missions performed by the ER-2 in the Arctic lower stratosphere, POLARIS in the summer of 1997 and SOLVE during the winter of 1999–2000, an unexpected correlation emerged when ... More


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