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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: blood, cholesterol, reduction, strategies, population, expert, panel, report
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788128167
ISBN-13: 9780788128165

Contents: recommen. (nutrition intake; eating patterns; healthy children & adolescents; health prof'ls.; the food industry; mass media; gov't.; educational systems; measurement of blood cholesterol); scientific evidence for recommen. affecting the general public (diet patterns, blood cholesterol & health; eating patterns in the U.S.; what influences eating patterns?; can intervention modify dietary behavior?); ethnic, cultural, & minority character's. that influence diet & health (blacks, Hispanics, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Native Amer.). Glossary & biblio.

Author: Victor Lavy
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: methods, compared, assessment, morocco, patterns, illiteracy, changing
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 1995-04
ISBN-10: 0821331922
ISBN-13: 9780821331927

Living Standards Measurement Study No. 115. Estimates the incidence, characteristics, and patterns of change over time of illiteracy in Morocco. Improving the quality of information on literacy and understanding its relationship to important

Author: Carolyn Block
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: homicide, symposium, research, working, group, spring, ann, interventions, risks, lethal, violence, proceed, trends
Number of Pages: 379
Published: 1995-01
ISBN-10: 0788134949
ISBN-13: 9780788134944

Contents: recent & long term trends in U.S. homicide; youth violence, guns & the illicit-drug industry; patterns, stability & change of homicidal victimization; age patterns in homicide; homicide arrest trends & the impact of demographic changes on a set of U.S. central cities; int'l. & regional violence patterns; violence against women; non-lethal violence against women by marital partners; violence & parenting; the Menendez murders; predicting rearrest for violence; homicide in convenience stores; nonfatal violence in the work place, & much more.

Author: Amarasinghe, Upali A., Shah, Tushaar, Singh, Om Pr
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: water, demand, india, food, implications, consumption, patterns, changing
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9290906774
ISBN-13: 9789290906773

Increasing income and urbanization are triggering a rapid change in food consumption patterns in India. This report assesses India's changing food consumption patterns and their implications on future food and water demand. According to the projections made in this study, the total calorie supply would continue to increase, but the dominance of food grains in the consumption basket is likely to decrease by 2050, and the consumption of non-grain crops and animal products would increase to provide a major part of the daily calorie supply. Although the total food grain demand will decrease, the t

Author: Michael Angelo Castellini
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: weddell, seal, ecology, behavior, cycles, diving, annual
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0520097793
ISBN-13: 9780520097797

00 This work details more than ten years of study in the Antarctic on the diving biology of Weddell seals, a species capable of diving over 600 meters and for as long as 82 minutes. The authors focus on seasonal diving patterns and geographical differences and discuss how diving patterns are influenced by the physical and ecological environment of the seals. This work details more than ten years of study in the Antarctic on the diving biology of Weddell seals, a species capable of diving over 600 meters and for as long as 82 minutes. The authors focus on seasonal diving patterns and geographic

Author: Indepth Network
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: population, health, indepth, sites, countries, developing, survival
Number of Pages: 339
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 0889369488
ISBN-13: 9780889369481

For the one billion people living in the world’s poorest countries, where the burden of disease is highest, those who are born or who die are still not counted. The health profile of these populations is akin to an iceberg: the bulk of reliable data remains hidden. This great information void is a major, long-standing constraint to the articulation of effective policies and programs aimed at improving the health of the world’s poor. As such, it perpetuates profound health inequities in the developing nations of the South. This first volume of Population and Health in Developing Countries p

Author: Alvin W. Urquhart
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: angola, southwestern, subsistence, settlement, patterns
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 1963
eBookDB-ID: NAP:02732

Tis study presents the findings of a year of field work in Portugal and Angola. The author attempts to describe and expain the patterns of settlement and subsistence of the farmer-herders and neighboring African peoples who live on the Huila Plateau of southwestern Angola. A histori cal background of the occupation and colonization of this area by Europeans supplements this study. (Author).
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