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Impact of Nurse Practitioner Practice Regulation on Access to Healthcare Services
representative of the “always enrolled” Medicare beneficiary population (N = 15,027, weighted sample = 45,205,096). Descriptive statistics are given to describe the population of interest. Covariates used in the regression analysis were: urbanicity, nursing home...
Impact of the Implementation of Accountable Care Organizational Structure on Pediatric Emergency Department Visits
In 2010, the United States was spending more per capita on healthcare than other similar countries but did not have better outcomes and spending was increasing at an unsustainable rate. That same year, the Patient ...
Influences on contraceptive use among college women
likely to report they did not intend to use contraception. If a participant intended to use contraception, they were 15 times more likely to report contraceptive use, and if a participant had health insurance that paid for contraception, they were six...
Physical activity in adolescents with orthopedic limitations: The use of human-animal interaction in the form of dog-walking
Nine out of ten adolescents fail to achieve Healthy People 2020 recommended levels of aerobic and muscle-strengthening physical activity leading to deleterious consequences for individuals and a public health epidemic (US ...
Social Support and Smoking among Midwest LGBT Adults
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations have smoking rates twice that of their heterosexual counterparts. To design effective outreach, prevention, and treatments for these individuals, a comprehensive ...
Survival Stories: Relationships of Justice-involved Women with History of Trauma
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
Over one million women are incarcerated in local and county jails or placed under community supervision of the criminal justice system in the U.S. each year. Women with history of incarceration have higher rates of many ...