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Students expressed an overwhelming sense of pride that a real nursing presence was established at this agency to serve an at-risk population.
The IDF suggests that this method should be the main one used by resource-poor countries to identify their at-risk populations, but physicians can also use validated questionnaires to assess risk status.
Given the at-risk population at PPDS, graduate students were quickly immersed in the types of issues and problems facing this population.
Based on working with athletes over the past 13 years, he argues that athletes are not convincingly more violent than non-athletes, but they do represent an at-risk population that can benefit from learning specific anger management skills.
Chang said a randomized trial of PPI prophylaxis is needed to determine whether PPIs prevent bleeding in this at-risk population.
This occurs when the following conditions are satisfied: a) the environmental covariates vary in time and not between individuals; b) on any given day, the probability of death is small; c) on any given day and after adjusting for known risk factors for mortality such age, sex, smoking habits, and environmental exposures, each subject of the at-risk population has the same probability of death; d) environmental covariates have a common effect on mortality of all members of at-risk population; and e) the averages of individual risk factors, such as smoking habits, over the at-risk population vary smoothly with time.
The at-risk population consists of those students who are in the free- and reduced-school lunch programs, those students who are non-white, those students who are in Title I schools, and those students who have scored in the lowest quartile on academic achievement tests.
suggested expanding next year's talk to include a wider range of Washington's at-risk population.
These were the major findings: (1) most dropouts left school in grades 10, 11, or 12; (2) the three major reasons for leaving school were personal problems, academic difficulties, and employment; (3) a majority believed that dropouts and out-of-school youth would remain in school if an alternative were offered; (4) virtually all indicated that in-school staff handled referral, management, and follow-up of attendance problems, acting-out, emotional/social behaviors, and potential suicides; (5) one-fourth represented districts that had a district-wide Parents' Advisory Council; and (6) most support programs providing services for the at-risk population were rated moderately effective.