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The reliability and validity of children’s and adolescents’ self-reported health

Katherine B. Bevans and Christopher B. Forrest

in Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that obtaining children's direct reports of wellbeing, symptoms, strengths, and needs using developmentally appropriate strategies is an essential component of thorough and ... More


Archaeological Science and the Neolithic: The Power and Perils of Proxy Measures

Paul Halstead

in Early Farmers: The View from Archaeology and Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265758
eISBN:
9780191771965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265758.003.0021
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Increasingly diverse applications of ‘archaeological science’ are providing more or less direct evidence for aspects of Neolithic life that, until recently, archaeologists explored using very remote ... More


Environmental Variability and Primate Behavioural Flexibility

Simon M. Reader and Katharine MacDonald

in Animal Innovation

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198526223
eISBN:
9780191689406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526223.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the notions that behavioural flexibility can be a useful comparative concept, that innovation frequency is an appropriate measure of behavioural flexibility, and that the ... More


Strategies for Measuring Program Impact

in Changing Lives: Delinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307190
eISBN:
9780226307237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307237.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews a number of measures and their attributes that have been used as outcome measures of delinquency prevention. It takes a critical look at the traditional types of research designs ... More


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