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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 February 1991
...J. Paul Leigh; Harold M. Waldon We considered unemployment, an often overlooked covariate of highway fatalities, hypothesizing that (1) as unemployment rises, aggregate driving decreases, especially among the unemployed, and as driving decreases, fatalities should decrease; (2) unemployment may...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 817–825.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Leon S. Robertson Although most research on the effect of minimum legal drinking age (LDA) laws on proxies for alcohol-related fatalities find effects of higher LDAs in reducing such fatalities, recent research that supposedly controls for drinking experience claims that higher LDAs have little or...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
... Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. 1983 . Fatal Accident Reporting System. Washington, DC: DOT. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. 1985 . Measuring Health Care, 1960–1983. Paris: OECD. Ruffin , Roy , and Paul R. Gregory. 1985 . Principles of Microeconomics, (2nd...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 April 1981
...Leon S. Robertson The failure (sometimes with harmful effects) of many current public policies to reduce fatal motor vehicle crashes of teenaged drivers points up the need to consider a broader range of policy options. This article examines data on 236,205 drivers in fatal crashes, including 19,470...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1998) 23 (3): 581–586.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Scott Burris Mark Carl Rom. Fatal Extraction: The Story behind the Florida Dentist Accused of Infecting His Patients with HIV and Poisoning Public Health. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997. 226 pp. $23.00 cloth. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 References Breyer , S. 1992...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 76–98.
Published: 01 February 1983
... associated economic costs to society. Because of data limitations, no attempt was made to estimate the excess nonfatal injuries and associated costs. We applied a variant of log-linear contingency-table analysis to the monthly counts of motorcycle fatalities in the 48 contiguous states over the period 1975...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2008) 33 (4): 799–832.
Published: 01 August 2008
... powers principles. The commentary concludes that such a system is fatally flawed and cannot withstand constitutional scrutiny. Moreover, we are not persuaded that Congress will be able to ground such a radical constitutional restructuring in any sound public policy, as the majority of studies do not...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 756–759.
Published: 01 June 1982
...-Ibiiiez curiously fail to compare injury and fatality rates among various transit modes. Surely the assessment of costs and benefits should include the fact that, per mile traveled, one is about 20 times less likely to die in rail transit and 10 times less likely to die in a bus than in a car.4...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 235–237.
Published: 01 February 1993
... case of a random breath- testing program in New South Wales and Tasmania, sustained over a num- ber of years, which has reduced fatalities by about 20 percent-a major accomplishment, but far short of a complete solution. The important departure in this new book is that Ross does not limit...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 1035–1077.
Published: 01 December 2009
...- lation solely to the problem of drunk driving. About seventeen thousand annual auto fatalities are traceable to drunk driving (Alcohol Alert! 2005). Imagine a performance-based regulatory scheme requiring the alcohol industry to reduce that number to below nine thousand in seven years. Existing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1980) 5 (3): 400–404.
Published: 01 June 1980
... health professionals mean by “acceptance,” tending to give a pic- ture that the message to the patient is to cover himself with a shroud, lie down and die quietly. Such a message is ludicrous. We do agree with the writer of the earlier editorial on one point: patients with fatal illnesses of all...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 852–855.
Published: 01 August 1989
... credence to the idea that AIDS is invariably fatal, and that a person infected with the virus passes through these developmental stages as inevitably and inexorably as any organism matures. Sontag is careful to say that the metaphor does not create the clinical construction. But it does lend...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1979) 4 (1): 87–108.
Published: 01 February 1979
... “catchment areas.” The two variables selected were “the monthly incidence of non-fatal emergency room episodes involving methaqualone” and “the monthly incidence of non-fatal emergency room episodes involving pentobarbital.” The variable postulated to remain unaffected by the 1973 scheduling de...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 237–241.
Published: 01 February 1993
... in which policy choices are made and evaluated. The overall trend has been quite favorable during the last decade, with reductions in both the absolute and relative importance of drunk driving in traffic fatalities. Sorting out the reasons for this trend is admittedly not easy. Per...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 August 1989
... the idea that AIDS is invariably fatal, and that a person infected with the virus passes through these developmental stages as inevitably and inexorably as any organism matures. Sontag is careful to say that the metaphor does not create the clinical construction. But it does lend support to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 149–151.
Published: 01 February 2010
... paper. Public and Environmental Health The Fatal Strain: On the Trail of Avian Flu and the Coming Pandemic. Alan Sipress. New York: Viking Press, 2009. 376 pp. $27.95 paper. While We Were Sleeping: Success Stories in Injury and Violence Prevention. David Hemenway. Berkeley: University of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 871–875.
Published: 01 August 1989
... Parameters of Structural Stalemate Adrian A. de Roo 773 Promoting the Quality of Life in Nursing John A. Nyrnan and Homes: Can Regulation Succeed? Cynthia R. Geyer 797 Contents of Volume 14 875 Blood Alcohol in Fatally Injured Drivers and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 44–75.
Published: 01 February 1983
... the motor vehicle death rate per 100,000 persons 15 to 24 years old is twice the national average; in 1979, 18,900 young people in this age category lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents, well over a third of all motor vehicle accident fatalities. Moreover, motor vehicle accidents are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 February 1992
... particular health manifestations. One in twelve African Americans is a carrier of the sickle-cell gene, while one in thirty Ashkenazi Jews carries the Tay-Sachs trait. Tay-Sachs is actually the more fatal disorder, but screening for it is typically voluntary, while sickle-cell screening is frequently...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1309–1312.
Published: 01 October 1997
... P. Strauss, Sue E. Estroff, and Larry R. Churchill, eds. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997. 516 pp. $79.95 cloth, $29.95 paper. Politics and Policy Fatal Extraction (Galleys). Mark Carl Rom. Jossey-Bass. First World Hunger: Food Security and Welfare Politics. Graham Riches, ed. New York...