Rural Sociology electronic theses and dissertations (MU)
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The role of social support: homeless youth and young adults in two communities in central Missouri (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)While there is a great deal of research about the homeless in general, there is far less about homeless youth and young adults. Most of the research that has been done about this group has been done in large urban centers. ...
Spatial cluster analysis of female breast cancer diagnosis in Missouri: using GIS and spatial analyst functions (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)The stage at cancer diagnosis has a tremendous impact on type of treatment, recovery and survivor. In most cases the earlier the cancer is detected and treated the higher the survival rate for the patient. Various studies ...