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Menopause Is More Than A Hot Flash

...postmenopausal. Results for both groups were weighted as needed for age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, region and household income. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. A full methodology is available. About Menopause Menopause is t...

First Brain Health lndex Ranks America's “Brain Smarts” Based on 21 Indicators: D.C. Ranks No. 1

...ere better than the national average indexed higher than 100, and data points that were poorer than the national average indexed lower than 100. After weighting the relative importance of each indicator to brain health, an overall index score was calculated for each geography. Geographies were then ranked from...

National Survey Finds Nearly All Adults Say They Wash Their Hands After Visiting Public Restrooms, But Most Think They Are Exception

...ed 18 years and older. Results were weighted as needed for region, age within gender, education, household income and race/ethnicity. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. No estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey re...

The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society (GUAES) Announces New Survey Results Highlighting Major Gaps in Public Awareness of Gout

...ot based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey methodology, including weighting variables, please contact Christina Gibson at 212-367-6818 or Christina.gibson@eurorscg.com " target="_new"> Christina.gibson@eurorscg.com . ...

Video: Economic Downturn Is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - but Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

...osteoporosis; all women were aged 50+. The data were weighted to reflect age, race/ethnicity, education, region and household income. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' likelihood to be online. Virtual Press Kit: Media can visit www.knowmybonespresskit.com for med...

New Study Shows Stresses of Economic Downturn on Women's Relationships

...ot based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey methodology, including weighting variables, please contact Michelle Dell or Karen Pasternack. About Harris Interactive Harris Interactive is a global leader in custo...

APA Poll Finds Economic Stress Taking a Toll on Men

...re weighted as needed for age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, region and household income to be representative of the US population. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. No estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is ...

New Data Reveals That Gaps in Coverage for Those With Private Insurance Are Major Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening

...f which 1,502 had private health insurance, and 538 were aged 50 and older and had private health insurance. Data were weighted using propensity score weighting to be representative of the total U.S. adult population on the basis of region, age within gender, education, household income, race/ethnicity, and pr...

Video: Most Parents and Caregivers Unaware Their Best Intentions May Be Fostering Tooth Decay in Children

... 11 and 14, 2008 among 1,002 adults ages 18+ of whom 205 have a child(ren) under the age of 12 in their household. For complete methodology, including weighting variables please contact Tara Weintraub at tara.weintraub@edelman.com " target="_new"> tara.weintraub@edelman.com . Press Contact: Ma...

Half of Full-Time Employees Surveyed Don't Understand Health Insurance Coverage for Cancer-Related Medical Expenses

... of which 1,067 were employed full-time and enrolled in an employer-provided/spouses' health insurance plan. Data were weighted using propensity score weighting to be representative of the total U.S. adult population on the basis of region, age within gender, education, household income, race/ethnicity, and pr...
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Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

...osteoporosis; all women were aged 50+. The data were weighted to reflect age, race/ethnicity, education, region and household income. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' likelihood to be online. About the NOF Report " America 's Bone Health" America's Bone He...

As Summer Heats Up, New Survey Reveals Need for Effective Sweat Treatments

...is not based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey results, including weighting variables, please contact Katie Saleem, KSaleem@ccapr.com . (1) Strutton, et. al., "US Prevalence of Hyperhidrosis and Impact on Individuals with A...

Survey Finds At-Risk Consumers Interested in OTC Statin

...x, race/ethnicity, education, region and household income. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. All s...rror associated with question wording and response options, and post-survey weighting and adjustments. Therefore, Harris Interactive avoids the words "margin of ...

Despite Serious Health Risks, One in Three Adults with Heart Disease Does Not Believe They Need a Flu Shot This Year

...x, race/ethnicity, education, region and household income. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. All samp...rror associated with question wording and response options, and post-survey weighting and adjustments. Therefore, Harris Interactive avoids the words "margin of ...

Survey Reveals Significant Public Lack of Diabetes Awareness

...usehold income, race/ethnicity were weighted where necessary to bring them into line with their actual proportions in the population. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. With a pure probability sample of 2,436 one could say with a ninety-five percent p...

Eighty-one Percent of U.S. Adults say that Birth Control Pills and Procedures Should Be Covered by Health Insurance

...res for age, gender, race/ethnicity, education, income and region were weighted where necessary to align with population proportions. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. All surveys are subject to several sources of error. These include: sampling err...

Flu Vaccine Used Last Winter Seems to Have Been Less Effective Than Vaccines Used in Previous Years

...n, region and household income were weighted where necessary to bring them into line with their actual proportions in the population. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. All surveys are subject to several sources of error. These include: sampling error...

New Survey Finds Troubling Data on American Asthma Sufferers

...n, region and household income were weighted where necessary to bring them into line with their actual proportions in the population. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. With a pure probability sample of 1,105, one could say with a 95 percent probabili...

Survey: Migraine Patients Taking Potentially Addictive Barbiturate or Opioid Medications Not Approved by FDA as Migraine Treatments

...city, education, region and household income where necessary to bring them into line with their actual proportions in the population. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. The overall results would have a sampling error of +/- 4.4 percentage points. With...

Hypertension Education Foundation Survey Results Announced At American Society For Hypertension Annual Meeting Suggests Improved Control Of High Blood Pressure, But Misconceptions Still Exist

...y, region and household income were weighted where necessary to bring them into line with their actual proportions in the population. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. With a pure probability sample of 1,245 adults, one could say with a ninety-five p...
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GN Netcom Introduces Innovative Noise Blackout Technology

...he headset to connect to a mobile phone, desk phone and PC softphone at the same time, making it an ideal accessory for both in and out of the office. weighting in at only .35 ounces, the BT530 is one of the smallest noise cancellation headsets on the market, making it comfortable for all day use. Enhancing th...

Exposure to low levels of radon appears to reduce the risk of lung cancer, new study finds

... present and former bedrooms and on any other home level where they spent as little as one hour per week. The subjects exposures were then obtained by weighting the measurements according to the time typically spent near each detector. The results were further adjusted to account for how subjects home use chan...

Male circumcision overstated as prevention tool against AIDS

... and one of the world’s leading advocates for male circumcision, weighted results from individual countries by their population. When this artificial weighting was removed Talbott found that circumcision was no longer statistically significant in explaining the variance in AIDS infection rates across the coun...
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ClearTrial Launches Version 2.7 of its Clinical Trial Operations Planning Software Featuring Advanced Portfolio Planning Capability

...of portfolios along any clinical development dimension to: Compare portfolios for multiple long-range planning scenarios Assign probability weighting to in-licensing and out-licensing deals Accurately model later-stage studies that are dependent on early study success for more accurate stage-gat...

Anesiva Phase 3 Trial of Adlea Meets Primary Endpoint to Significantly Reduce Pain After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

...ediately prior to wound closure. The primary efficacy endpoint was the area under the curve of patient pain scores, using a standard 0 to 10 numerical weighting system from four to 48 hours post-surgery. The study also evaluated rescue opioid consumption. Additional patient safety follow-up at two to six week...

Black Enterprise Unveils America's Leading Doctors

...sity Medical Center Pediatrician Kevin B. Johnson. What sets this year's list apart from our previous lists, published in 1998 and 2001, is a stronger weighting of innovators involved in medical breakthroughs among specialties. The editors spent more than six months engaged in research, consulting organization...

Artificial intelligence and healthcare technology

...ons based on criteria entered into tables. The small size means KEEL could be easily embedded in a number of devices. Like a neural network, KEEL uses weighting factors to prioritize criteria. But unlike a neural net, the KEEL programming engine allows skilled people to program in their own decision-making cri...

Biotech leads list of top U.S. companies to work for

...licies and culture of each company (one-third of the weight) The opinions of the companys own employees (this criterion received two-thirds of the weighting in the scoring) It is interesting to note that this latter activity, employees opinions, was based on a 57-question survey which went to 400 random...

Quantitation of Acrylamide in Food Samples on the Finnigan TSQ Quantum Discovery by LC/APCI-MS/MS

...enerated using the column-switching LC method just prior to the acquisition of the food extracts data. A linear regression fit to these data using 1/x weighting yielded the following equation: y = 5.5997 10 4 + 0.0206125x. The correlation coefficient for this curve was r 2 =0.9999, indicating excellent line...

LabVIEW for Measurement and Data Analysis

...ysis. Functions include full, 1/3, 1/6, 1/12 and 1/24 octave; user-defined sampling frequency; user-defined number of bands; A, B, C weighting in time domain; standards compliance; exponential averaging (Slow, Fast, and Custom time constant); cross-power spectrum; frequency response (H1, H...

Quantitation of Cabergoline at Extremely Low Plasma Concentrations with a Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer

... Quantum shows a linear dynamic range covering 5 orders of magnitude (1 x 10 5 ) with a correlation coefficient of R > 0.999 using a weighting factor of 1/x (Figure 4). Intra-assay accuracy and precision was evaluated for n >= 5 samples at each calibration level. The accurac...
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Magnetic resonance imaging

...ensional planes is applied in sequence. When received, the signals are recorded in a temporary memory termed K-space ; this is the spatial frequency weighting in two or three dimensions of a real space object as sampled by MRI. The information is subsequently inverse Fourier transformed by a computer int...
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