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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 February 1991
... three hypothesized effects of unemployment. We conclude that, if the number of miles driven is held constant, worsening unemployment leads to higher fatality rates, most likely due to stress effects. But because more unemployment means less driving, increases in unemployment, on balance, are associated...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 883–905.
Published: 01 October 2008
... (e.g., dental prophylaxis and dental sealants). The independent variables in the plan choice equation (HSCSN = 1, FFS = 0) include the following: gender, age group, dummy variables measuring distance in miles between the child’s place of residence and the nearest Metro stop, and whether the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 1083–1084.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of Bioethics Terms. James B. Tubbs Jr. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2009. 187 pp. $14.00 paper. Oath Betrayed. 2nd ed. Steven H. Miles. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009. 274 pp. $16.95 paper. Health Politics and Policy The Healing of America: A Global Quest...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2009) 34 (5): 777–827.
Published: 01 October 2009
... the complexity of patient decision making and the likelihood that one or more high-volume hospitals will exist in a particular health care market. We define the relevant health care market for each patient to be all of the hospitals within forty miles of that patient’s zip code. We measure the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 387–406.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Early Biking Policy in Arlington Prior to 1970, bicycling was not a major concern of policy makers in sub- urban Washington counties. At only twenty-six square miles, Arlington is one of the smallest counties in the nation and was the region’s most densely populated suburb. It had been formed in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
...- than-average drivers. The authors also present evidence from their own surveys of risk perception. Most people apparently believe that, mile for mile, driving their own car is safer than, say, flying in a commercial airline, although the true risks are exactly the opposite. According to Allman...
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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 June 1989) 14 (3): 643–645.
Published: 01 June 1989
... Life-Sustaining Treatments: A Design Guide. By Steven H. Miles, M.D. and Carlos F. Gomez. New York: Springer, 1989. Rationing of Medical Care for the Critically Ill. Edited by Martin Strosberg, I. Alan Fein, and James D. Carroll. 97 pp. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 1989...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 810–811.
Published: 01 June 1995
... strong that physicians will go to great lengths to invent” substitutes (p. 89). This book is admirably grounded in observation. Zussman watched and listened in two intensive care units several hundred miles apart over sev- eral years. He organizes his observations in fifteen chapters, each on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1996) 21 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 February 1996
.... $27.95 cloth. Humane Medicine. Miles Little. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. 206 pp. $49.95 cloth; $16.95 paper. The Illusion of Trust: Toward a Medical Theological Ethics in the Postmodern Age. Edwin R. DuBose. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995. 148 pp. $80.00 cloth. Mothers in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 407–427.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Name/Location Trail Populationa American White Asian Hispanic Levelb Length Amenities Began Ellerbe/South Paved, 187,183 44.6 46.8 4.1 8.6 11.3 3.4 miles Benches, 1991 – 1992 Ellerbe Creek linear...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 February 1991
.... Scheffler and L. F. Rossiter. Greenwich, CT: JAI press. Williams , A. P. , W. B. Schwartz, J. P. Newhouse, and B. W. Bennett. 1983 . How Many Miles to the Doctor? New England Journal of Medicine 309 ( 16 ): 958 -63. Wiygal , F. M. , H. T. Milhorn, and J. G. Robbins. 1988 . Obstetrical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 907–911.
Published: 01 June 1997
... Health, Public Policy, and Reform. Kary L. Moss, ed. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996. 288 pp. $49.95 cloth; $15.95 paper. Miles to Go: A Personal History of Social Policy. Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Cam- bridge: Harvard University Press, 1996. 237 pp. $22.95 cloth. Public and Environmental...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1999) 24 (2): 396–399.
Published: 01 April 1999
.... $39.95 cloth. Miles to Go: Aging in Rural Virginia. Susan Garrett. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998. 196 pp. $22.95 cloth. History and Humanities American Medicine and the Public Interest: A History of Specialization. Rosemary Stevens. Berkeley: University of California Press...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1149–1155.
Published: 01 December 2000
... station: park for free at the light rail station two miles from my house (at 30 cents/mile) and ride the trolley to the train sta- tion ($2.70 round trip) or drive six miles into the city and park at one of the three lots near the train station (directly in the station for $8 a day, super- vised...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1051–1081.
Published: 01 December 2000
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 44–75.
Published: 01 February 1983
... and in the number of registered vehicles, the decline in death rates was quite dra- matic. The death rate per 100,000 population fell by 15 percent, while the death rate per 10,000 registered vehicles dropped by 37 percent. The death rate per 100 million vehicle miles stood at an all-time...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 595–615.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... www.nutritionj.com/content/6/1/1 . Merriam, S. 1998 . Qualitative Research and Case Study Applications in Education . San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Miles, M. B., and A. M. Huberman. 1994 . Qualitative Data Analysis. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Morris, M. 2004 . Rethinking Community Planning and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 April 1983
....' To date, efforts to gain compensation by victims of radiation exposure from the atmospheric testing of atomic weapons have also met with little success. Nonetheless, these "atomic victims" are not giving up. Abetted by the Three Mile Island incident and an increasing, international, anti...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 949–973.
Published: 01 December 1998
... 37 percent traveled to metropolitan hospitals (Bronstein and Morrisey 1990: 859, 860). The average distance traveled was twenty-three miles in 1988 compared to sixteen miles in 1983 (Bronstein and Morrisey 1990: 861). Patients traveled to hospitals offering more sophisticated services (for...