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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 April 1986
...Howard Leichter By the beginning of 1986 all but three states had taken some action on a mandatory seat-belt bill. The seat-belt debate is one manifestation of the concern over the relationship between lifestyle and disease, and has raised some of the most fundamental questions of politics and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 44–75.
Published: 01 February 1983
... prevent deaths and disabilities, though there are differences of opinion as to the degree of protection afforded. Opponents of the requirement concentrate their substantive concerns on the propensity of the public to disconnect passive belts and the reluctance of prospective car buyers to pay the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 756–759.
Published: 01 June 1982
... percent of drivers who run red lights have been observed using seat belts, as com- pared to 9 percent of those drivers who are the first to stop at such light Distance allowed in following another car on freeways is significantly greater, on average, for belt users compared to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 759–761.
Published: 01 June 1982
....: Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., 1977, Paper Number 770808). 6. S. Peltzman, “The Effects of Automobile Safety Regulation,” Journal of Political Economy 83 (August 1975) : 677. 7. D. Deutsch, S. Sameth, and J. Abingemi, “Seat Belt Usage and Risk-Taking Behavior at Two...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
... , W F. 1985 . Staying Alive in the 20th Century. Science 85 8 ( 5 ): 30 -41. Baker , Susan P. , Brian O'Neill, and Ronald S. Karph. 1984 . The Injury Fact Book. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books. Blomquist , Glenn . 1977 . Economics of Safety and Seat Belt Use. Journal of Safety...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2001) 26 (5): 829–834.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Mark V. Pauly © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Pauly, M., and S. Ramsey. 1999 . Would You Like Suspenders to Go with That Belt? An Analysis of Optimal Combinations of Cost Sharing and Managed Care. Journal of Health Economics 18 (4): 443 -458. JHPPL 26.5 02 Foreword 10/29/01...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 775–777.
Published: 01 August 1986
... small number of anal- yses concerning the impact on public health programs of the 1980s-style fiscal belt-tightening by the various levels of government. In this short and easy to read book, the authors cover five main areas: (1) The Challenge for Public Health, (2) Retrenchment: A...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2006) 31 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 August 2006
... research methods. Her dissertation examines trends in health disparities in reform- era China. Steven Henry Lopez is an assistant professor of sociology at Ohio State University. A former Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research, he is the author of Reorganizing the Rust Belt: An Inside...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 235–237.
Published: 01 February 1993
... decreased steadily from its peak in 1981. Perhaps the considerable increase in law enforcement effort (coupled with the efforts by MADD and similar groups to stigmatize drunk driving) has made a difference as well. Other factors include the aging of the population and increased usage of seat belts...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 955–964.
Published: 01 October 2005
... one could call private. People are required to wear motorcycle helmets, use seat belts, and pay very high taxes on cigarettes. Little is more private than the relation- ship between a parent and child, yet parents are required to have children immunized, be schooled, and placed in safety...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 20–31.
Published: 01 February 1977
...-justice that emphasizes the maximization of individual free choice. Hence, cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, using or not using safety belts, to name a few, are behaviors that are potentially harmful but are allowed under an economic ethic.3oNotwithstanding that there are powerful...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 194–197.
Published: 01 February 1987
... program’’ (p. 103). Third, and finally, the project fell victim to the “great idea killer” of many ini- tiatives in America-a change in the political climate. When the national mood, economy, and 1980 elections dictated a tightening of the budget belt, MHSP project sites could not escape the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 197–201.
Published: 01 February 1987
... change in the political climate. When the national mood, economy, and 1980 elections dictated a tightening of the budget belt, MHSP project sites could not escape the reality of local budget cutters’ knives, resulting in “a diminution of services and hours at many MHSP sites” (p. 75). North...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 237–241.
Published: 01 February 1993
... population and increased usage of seat belts. These larger trends do not lend them- selves to the sort of evaluation research that Ross does so well. But the overall success in reducing alcohol-related fatalities is surely noteworthy. Two recent books provide partial competition for Confronting...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 April 2002
... automobiles that allowed passengers to be thrown from the car. There were obvious technical solu- tions for these risk factors, such as collapsible steering columns, shatter- proof windows, padded interiors, crush-resistant passenger compart- ments, seat belts, and air bags. And there were also obvious...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 August 1985
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1986) 11 (4): 671–696.
Published: 01 December 1986
..., reduction of alcohol misuse, dietary changes, exercise, periodic screening for cancer and high blood pressure, and adherence to speed laws and use of seat belts.” The lifestyle approach, or, as it was often called, the New Perspective, trum- peted individual behavior as the most important...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 931–937.
Published: 01 August 1994
... Newton Grove, North Carolina; Charles Belting, dental director of Valley-Wide Health Services Inc.. in Alamosa, Colorado; Anna Bissonnettc, co- ordinator of elderly health and housing services at the Boston University School of Medicine/Univcrsity Hospital; Marisa Santos de Blay, cxecutive...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 19–24.
Published: 01 February 1991
... times required to retool fop new car designs, allowed each side to sabotage the pro- posals of the other before they could be fully implemented. It was not until lhspartation Secretary Elizabeth Dole’s brilliant proposal to require passive restraints unless seat belt use laws were widely adopted...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 817–825.
Published: 01 August 1989
... control for other factors, such as av- erage speed on rural roads and economic factors, but they left out other important state-specific factors, such as road conditions, seat belt use, and the like. In this study a control for the composite effect of variation in nonalcohol factors was...