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Chapel Hill League for Safe Bicycling. n.d.. Heads . . . you win. Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill League for Safe Bicycling, 1 videotape (9:30 minutes).

Annotation: This videotape was developed to provide information to an adult audience about the risks of bicycling for children, statistics on the prevalence of injuries and deaths, efficacy of a helmet in preventing head injuries in a bike crash, criteria for selecting a proper helmet and tips on helmet fit, and encouraging children to wear helmets.

Contact: Chapel Hill League for Safe Bicycling, P.O. Box 16513, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, Telephone: (919) 933-4870 $50.00 donation includes shipping and handling.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Bicycle helmets, Bicycle injuries, Injury prevention, Statistics, Videotapes

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Federal Security Agency, Social Security Administration, Children's Bureau. n.d.. Infant and childhood mortality, maternal mortality, natality: 1947 chart book of trend data for the United States; profile data for each state. Washington, DC: U.S. Children's Bureau, 93 pp.

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Oakwood Hospital Library. n.d.. Assessment of consumer health information needs in a community hospital. [Dearborn, MI]: Oakwood Hospital Library, 11 pp.

Annotation: This brief report presents in graphic form the results of a survey of consumers, both patients and medical professionals, conducted by the Oakwood Hospital Library. The questions focused on where patients got their information, how often their information need was satisfied, and whether doctors and patients would use a health information center operated by the hospital. The one-page survey questionnaires are included. A proposed budget for a consumer health information library is also included.

Contact: Oakwood Hospital, Oakwood Community Health Resource Center, 23400 Michigan Avenue , Dearborn, MI 48124, Telephone: (313) 586-4938 Web Site: https://www.oakwood.org/?id=191&sid=1 Price unknown.

Keywords: Consumers, Health sciences libraries, Information services, Michigan, Statistics, Surveys

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North Iowa Community Action Organization. n.d.. Choose your life. Clear Lake, IA: Passport Media Creations, 1 videotape.

Annotation: This videotape, told from the perspective of adolescents, discusses adolescent pregnancy, adolescent parenthood, abstinence, and adolescent sexuality. Adolescents who have become pregnant (or adolescent males who have impregnated an adolescent female) describe their experiences. Statistics about adolescent pregnancy and adolescent parents, as well as the health risks associated with adolescent pregnancy, are presented. Strategies for saying no are offered as well.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Family Services Bureau, Lucas State Office Building, Fifth Floor, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319, Telephone: (515) 281-4911 Secondary Telephone: (800) 383-3826 Web Site: http://www.idph.state.ia.us/hpcdp/family_health.asp

Keywords: Abstinence, Adolescent attitudes, Adolescent behaviors, Adolescent parents, Adolescent pregnancy, Adolescent sexuality, Adolescents, Alcohol use, Audiovisual materials, Dating, Drug use, Families, Infant health, Relationships, Statistics, Videotapes

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National Center for Social Statistics. n. d.. Statistical summary of patients served in mental retardation clinics, fiscal year 1969. [Washington, DC]: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social and Rehabilitation Service, National Center for Social Statistics, 7 items. (NCSS report MR-1 (FY 69))

Annotation: This document provides data on services rendered to mentally retarded children in fiscal year 1969 by clinics supported in whole or in part by federal grants under Title V of the Social Security Act. The library also holds instructions and forms for reporting similar data in other years (1956, 1960, and 1974).

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 Fax: (202) 784-9777 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://www.mchlibrary.org Document Number: NCSS Report MR-1 (FY 69).

Keywords: Children, Clinics, Mental retardation, State programs, Statistics, Title V programs

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Mississippi First, Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, Women's Foundation of Mississippi. 2014. Sexuality education in Mississippi: Progress in the magnolia state. New York, NY: Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, 38 pp.

Annotation: [in process]

Contact: Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, 90 John Street Suite 402, New York, NY 10038, Telephone: (212) 819-9770 Fax: (212) 819-9776 E-mail: siecus@siecus.org Web Site: http://www.siecus.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Abstinence, Adolescent behavior, Adolescent pregnancy, Adolescent sexuality, Birth rates, Curriculum, Mississippi, Sexuality education, State initiatives, Statistics

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Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management. 2014. diversitydatakids.org. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, 1 v.

Annotation: This website provides information on the demographics of children and families in the United States, key factors that drive child outcomes, and issues of racial/ethnic socioeconomic equity in child health and wellbeing. Users can query, compare, and analyze data by race and ethnicity; compare data across states, metropolitan areas, counties, large cities, and large school districts; explore metropolitan area maps of the Child Opportunity Index; and obtain equity assessments of social policies affecting children. Fact sheets are also available.

Contact: Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, 415 South Street MS 035, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, Telephone: (781) 736-3820 Web Site: http://heller.brandeis.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Data, Neighborhoods, Racial factors, Social policy, Socioeconomic status, Statistics

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Artiga S, Arguello R, Duckett P. 2013. Health coverage and care for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Washington, DC: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 21 pp. (Issue brief)

Annotation: This fact sheet discusses disparities between Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and whites in access to health insurance coverage and health care in the United States and summarizes the issues and challenges. Statistical data on population demographics, health insurance coverage and care, the role of the Indian Health Service, the role of Medicaid in these populations, discussion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act coverage expansions, and looking ahead to opportunities for increased coverage, continuing gaps in coverage, as well as care inequities and poor health outcomes.

Contact: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 1330 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 347-5270 Fax: (202) 347-5274 E-mail: http://www.kff.org/about/contact.cfm Web Site: http://kff.org/about-kaiser-commission-on-medicaid-and-the-uninsured/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Health insurance, Low income groups, Minority groups, Minority health, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Socioeconomic factors, Statistics, U.S. Indian Health Service

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Demissie Z, Brener ND, McManus T, Shanklin SL, Hawkins J, Kann L. 2013. School health profiles: Characteristics of health programs among secondary schools. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 205 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes findings from state, local, territorial, and tribal surveys of principals and lead health education teachers in middle and high schools to measure school health policies and practices. The broad focus is on 5 of the 8 components of coordinated school health including health education, physical education, health services, healthy and safe school environment, and family and community involvement. The report also provides data on the percentage of secondary schools in a jurisdiction that are implementing recommended policies and practices to address critical health problems faced by children and adolescents (School Level Impact Measures). Finally, the report examines both long- and short-term trends in school health policies and practices among states and cities.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdc@cdcinfo.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Family school relations, Health policy, Physical education, School health education, School health programs, School health services, School safety, Statistics, Surveys, Trends

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Levi J, Segal LM, St. Laurent R, Lang A. 2013. Investing in America's health: A state-by-state look at public health funding and key health facts. Washington, DC: Trust for America's Health, 37 pp. (Issue report)

Annotation: This report examines public health funding and key health facts for states around the country. In their analysis, the authors point out the wide variation from region to region in the United States, highlighting the differences in federal funding, state funding, disease rates, and health risk factors in each of the states. Charts and maps compare funding levels, rates of disease, and rates of smoking, infant mortality, and vaccination. The report also provides recommendations for policy makers.

Contact: Trust for America's Health, 1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-9870 Fax: (202) 223-9871 E-mail: info@tfah.org Web Site: http://healthyamericans.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Data, Data analysis, Geographic factors, Government financing, Health statistics, Reports, Risk factors, States



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