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    • Explaining the slowdown in medical spending growth among the elderly, 1999-2012. 

      Salim S Virani, Alvaro Alonso, Emelia J Benjamin, Marcio S Bittencourt, Clifton W Callaway, April P Carson, Alanna M Chamberlain, Alexander R Chang, Susan Cheng, Francesca N Delling, Luc Djousse, Mitchell SV Elkind, Jane F Ferguson, Myriam Fornage, Sadiya S Khan, Brett M Kissela, Kristen L Knutson, Tak W Kwan, Daniel T Lackland, Tené T Lewis, Judith H Lichtman, Chris T Longenecker, Matthew Shane Loop, Pamela L Lutsey, Seth S Martin, Kunihiro Matsushita, Andrew E Moran, Michael E Mussolino, Amanda Marma Perak, Wayne D Rosamond, Gregory A Roth, Uchechukwu KA Sampson, Gary M Satou, Emily B Schroeder, Svati H Shah, Christina M Shay, Nicole L Spartano, Andrew Stokes, David L Tirschwell, Lisa B VanWagner, Connie W Tsao, American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee, American Heart Association, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, US Census Bureau population estimates: historical data: 2000s, US Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories, National Center for Health Statistics, World Health Organization, National Center for Health Statistics, RN Anderson, HM Rosenberg, DM Lloyd-Jones, Y Hong, D Labarthe, D Mozaffarian, LJ Appel, L Van Horn, K Greenlund, S Daniels, G Nichol, GF Tomaselli, American Heart Association Strategic Planning Task Force and Statistics Committee, American Heart Association, JS Rumsfeld, KP Alexander, DC Goff Jr, MM Graham, PM Ho, FA Masoudi, DK Moser, VL Roger, MS Slaughter, KG Smolderen, American Heart Association Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Stroke Council, CM Shay, HS Gooding, R Murillo, R Foraker, Y Chang, X Guo, Y Chen, L Guo, Z Li, S Yu, H Yang, G Sun, Y Sun, T Laitinen, TT Laitinen, K Pahkala, CG Magnussen, M Oikonen, JS Viikari, MA Sabin, SR Daniels, OJ Heinonen, L Taittonen, O Hartiala, A Younus, EC Aneni, ES Spatz, CU Osondu, L Roberson, O Ogunmoroti, R Malik, SS Ali, M Aziz, T Feldman, L Zhou, L Zhao, Y Wu, Y Wu, X Gao, Y Li, J Mai, Z Nie, Y Ou, M Guo, HM González, W Tarraf, CJ Rodríguez, LC Gallo, RL Sacco, GA Talavera, G Heiss, JR Kizer, R Hernandez, S Davis, A Spahillari, S Talegawkar, A Correa, JJ Carr, JG Terry, J Lima, JE Freedman, S Das, R Kociol, S de Ferranti, AR Folsom, H Yatsuya, JA Nettleton, PL Lutsey, M Cushman, WD Rosamond, ARIC Study Investigators, CJ Murray, C Atkinson, K Bhalla, G Birbeck (RTI International, 202-03-03)
      The American Heart Association, in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health, annually reports on the most up-to-date statistics related to heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors, including core ...
    • Persons with Disabilities Bill 2002: implications concerning visual disabilities for academic library and information services in Kenya 

      Ochoggia, Raymond E (MCB UP Ltd, 204)
      The paper defines the term disability and how it fits among persons with visual disabilities. Specific provisions in the Persons with Disabilities Bill 2002 that may affect library and information services to visually ...
    • Intensive livestock recording for sustainable breeding programs and adaptation strategy to climate change 

      TO Okeno, CB Wasike (206)
      The hypothesis that, intensive recording is needed for sustainable breeding programs in developing countries in the face of climate change was tested.Using stochastic simulation, genetic gain realised by breeding strategies ...
    • Validity/Reliability of PHQ-9 and PHQ-2 Depression Scales Among Adults Living with HIV/AIDS in Western Kenya 

      Patrick O. Monahan PhD, Enbal Shacham PhD, Michael Reece PhD, MPH, Kurt Kroenke MD, Willis Owino Ong’or MMEd, MPH, Otieno Omollo MBChB, MMed, Violet Naanyu Yebei MA & Claris Ojwang (Journal of General Internal Medicine, 208)
      Background Depression greatly burdens sub-Saharan Africa, especially populations living with HIV/AIDS, for whom few validated depression scales exist. Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), a brief dual-purpose instrument ...
    • Hemoglobin Kenya, the product of a gamma-beta fusion gene: studies of the family. 

      AG Kendall, PJ Ojwang, WA Schroeder, TH Huisman (Elsevier, 1973-09)
      Recently, we reported the discovery of a new hemoglobin variant, Hb Kenya, in a 26-year-old Kenyan of the Nilotic Luo tribe [1]. Chemical characterization of the non-a chain of this hemoglobin showed that the amino ...
    • The Kenya haemoglobin. 

      AG Kendall, PJ Ojwang (East African medical journal, 1974)
      Haemoglobin Kenya is (at present) a rare haemoglobin variant, found so far only in the Luo tribe in Kenya. It came to light by its chance association with the Hb S trait, a situation giving rise to an unexpectedly high ...
    • Family and School Factors Related to, Internal-External Locus of Control in Kindergarten Children 

      LOIS, Paulson Kezar (Greensboro, 1976)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of selected school and family factors to internalexternal locus of control in children enrolled in a public school kindergarten. The 43 children in the study ...
    • Ngero as a social object 

      OKAYO, Peter Sumba Amuka (University of Nairobi, 1978)
      This is a study of the art of rig r no v/hich is a genre of Luo oral literature. The terra ncoro is in the singular. Like1 some Luo words whose singulars end in ro, the two let tors are replaced by che in the plural ...
    • Body Build Stereotypes in Three-, Four-, and Five-Year-old Children 

      PATSY, Morris (University of North Carolina, 1978)
      The purpose of the study was to determine i~ a group of three-, four-, and five-year-old children exhibited the stereotypes relating to the mesomorphic, endomorphic, and ectomorphic body builds that have been found ...
    • Severe hyponatraemia in hospital inpatients 

      S Javed Iqbal, PJ Ojwang (BMJ Publishing Group, 1978-12-09)
    • Wives' Use of Time in Leisure 

      ANN, Renigar Hiatt (Greensboro, 1980)
      The purposes of this study were to, describe the allocation of wives' time to leisure, and to contribute to a more complete understanding of the various factors which affect wives' time spent in leisure in a variety of ...
    • A Ten-Year Analysis of the Influence of Significant Others On Future Plans of Low-Income Southern Youth 

      ANITA, Fielden Stroupe (Greensboro, 1980)
      This study examined whom lower socioeconomic young peopIe reported as the most influential people in their general future plans and in future educational and occupational matterse The sample consisted of 5,224 fifth and ...
    • Values, Aspirations and Goal Commitment Of Single-Family Housing Residents 

      JUDITH, H. Fulbright (University of North Carolina, 1981)
      The purpose of this study was the identification of certain demographic characteristics of urban single-family housing residents to determine if relationships existed between them and the residents' perceived housing ...
    • The natural pyrethrins and carotenoid pigments 

      JONDIKO, Job Isaac Ogoche (University of Nottingham, 1983)
      The thesis describes the chemistry of some commercial natural products obtained from plants indigenous to Kenya. The natural products are the insecticidal 'pyrethrins' obtained from flower heads of Chrysanthemum ...
    • Sesamum Indicum L. crop origin, diversity, chemistry and Ethnobotany 

      BEDEGIAN, Dorothea (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984)
    • The Effect of Sex, Ethnic Group and the Endorsement of Masculine/Feminine Personality Traits on the Perception, use and Ownership of Selected Sportswear Apparel 

      LINDA, Annette Snyder (1984)
      The purpose of this research study was to assess the nonverbal communication of the masculinity/femininity of selected sportswear items to ownership, use, and endorsement of expressive and instrumental personality traits. ...
    • A STUDY OF ATTITUDES OF TEACHERS AND PUPILS TOWARD THE TEACHING AND LEARNING Of M~THEMATICS RESPECTIVELY IN UPPER PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN MASIMBA EDUCATIONAL ZONE, IRIANYI DIVISION, KISII DISTRICT (KENYA) • 

      ISA~C MOGAKA ORORA (University of Kenyatta., 1986)
      The purpose of the study was to identify the attitudes held by the primary school teachers and pupils toward the teaching and learning of Mathematics respectively. The study was done at Masimba Educational zone, Irianyi ...
    • Optimising fermentation time in black tea manufacture 

      Owuor, Philip O; Reeves, Stuart G (Elsevier, 1986)
      A comparative study using in-line theaflavins analysis (ILTF), theaflavins of made-tea analysis (TFMT) and tasters' evaluations, to optimise fermentation during tea manufacture, was carried out. All methods obeyed a quadratic ...