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Health Risk Behaviors Among Maine Youth : Results Of The 1997 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Grades 7-12, Chuck Rhoades Jun 1998

Health Risk Behaviors Among Maine Youth : Results Of The 1997 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Grades 7-12, Chuck Rhoades

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Health Risk Behaviors Among Maine Youth : Results of the 1997 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Grades 7-12

Prepared for the Maine Department of Education by Chuck Rhoades of CERES Associates, Inc., Survey Administered by Pan Atlantic Consultants / Strategic Marketing Services (June, 1998).

Contents: Introduction / Methodology / Demographics / Safety, Violence & Suicide / Alcohol, Drug & Tobacco Use / Sexual Behaviors / Health Care, Physical Activity & Nutrition / References


G98-1364 Feeding Children Ages 2 To 5, H. Darlene Martin Jan 1998

G98-1364 Feeding Children Ages 2 To 5, H. Darlene Martin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide defines nutritional needs and healthy eating patterns for children ages 2 to 5.

Children Grow at Their Own Rate

Children move though growth spurts throughout childhood. Usually, a child will grow about 2 1/2 inches and gain about four or five pounds each year between the ages of 2 and 5. By 15 months old, most children have developed enough fine motor skills to feed themselves without help, if allowed to do so. Appetites vary with young children as well as adults. Parents and caregivers need to help promote a healthy pattern of eating rather than using ...


G98-1378 Testing Nebraska's Young Children For Lead, Carroll S. Welte Jan 1998

G98-1378 Testing Nebraska's Young Children For Lead, Carroll S. Welte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses why young children in Nebraska should be tested for lead poisoning. It explains sources of lead and ways parents can reduce children's exposure to lead.

Introduction

Lead, a poison that affects virtually every system in the body, is a health issue for parents and caretakers of Nebraska children 6 years old and younger. Small amounts of lead in the body can do serious harm to the developing brain and nervous system of a young child. The risks associated with lead exposure are not assumed or based on laboratory animals, but documented from the studies of children ...


G98-1379 Remodeling Nebraska Homes Containing Lead-Based Paint, Carroll S. Welte Jan 1998

G98-1379 Remodeling Nebraska Homes Containing Lead-Based Paint, Carroll S. Welte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses precautions do-it-yourself home remodelers should take when working with surfaces that may contain lead-based paint. It also addresses the effects of lead poisoning in children and adults and testing surfaces for lead-based paint.

Introduction

All it takes is a trip to one of the discount lumber yards on a Sunday afternoon to realize the huge number of do-it-yourself home remodelers. Books and videos making projects and repairs look simple line the aisles.

Home remodeling isn't simple, though. Before beginning a project one needs to plan. In homes built before 1978, do-it-yourself home remodelers need to consider ...


Nf98-387 Children And Stress, Herbert G. Lingren Jan 1998

Nf98-387 Children And Stress, Herbert G. Lingren

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers some advice to help reduce stress in children's lives.


Nf98-392 Nebraska's Nutrient Standard Menu Planning Requirements For School Lunches, Darlene Martin Jan 1998

Nf98-392 Nebraska's Nutrient Standard Menu Planning Requirements For School Lunches, Darlene Martin

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact provides information about the requirements for student lunches menu planning according to the USDA.


Nf98-359 The Earned Income Credit: Extra $ If You Qualify, Lisa Ahlberg, Kathy Prochaska-Cue Jan 1998

Nf98-359 The Earned Income Credit: Extra $ If You Qualify, Lisa Ahlberg, Kathy Prochaska-Cue

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines the EIC (Earned Income Credit) program, which was created to reduce the tax burden on workers who earn low or moderate incomes.


Ethnicity And Child Mortality In Sub-Saharan Africa, Martin Brockerhoff, Paul C. Hewett Jan 1998

Ethnicity And Child Mortality In Sub-Saharan Africa, Martin Brockerhoff, Paul C. Hewett

Poverty, Gender, and Youth

Analysis of recent survey data reveals large differentials in child mortality among ethnic groups in countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa. These disparities correspond with the prominence of specific ethnic groups in the national political economy. In many countries where heads of state since independence have come from one or two ethnic groups-as in Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, and Niger-these groups have experienced levels of early child mortality at least one-third lower than those of other groups. In other countries where there have been several transitions in state control, as in Ghana and Uganda, descendants of precolonial kingdoms such as Ashanti and ...