Adolescent Time Use, Risky Behavior and Outcomes: An Analysis of National Data
Nicholas Zill, Christine Winquist Nord, and Laura Spencer Loomis
September 11, 1995
For the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
By Robert Goerge, John Van Voorhis, Lisa Sanfilippo, and Allen Harden
Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago
April 8, 1996
The focus of this study is on the key events that individual children may experience in the public child welfare service system. This report discusses the importance of this type of research, the is
Child Care Quality:
Does it Matter and Does It Need to be Improved?
Does the Quality of Child Care Have Meaningful Effects on Childrens Developmental Outcomes?
What Is the Quality of Care in the United States?
Is There a Case for Public Investment in Quality Child Care?
Health Care in Transition:
Technology Assessment in the Private Sector
Richard Rettig of the RAND Corporation
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
Prescription drugs play an ever-increasing role in modern medicine. New medications are improving health outcomes and quality of life, replacing surgery and other invasive treatments, and quickening recovery for patients who receive these treatments. As important as prescription drugs are, not everyone has access to them. The newest drugs are ofte
Background About the Four Cities
Immigrants Access to Medicaid and the State Childrens Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Immigrants Access to Health Services
Safety Net Providers Organizational and Financial Responses
Factors Shaping the Policy Responses
Effective psychotherapydepends upon an atmosphere of confidence and trust in which the patient is willing to make a frank and complete disclosure of facts, emotions, memories, and fears. Jaffe vs. Redmond, US Supreme Court, 1996
Child Support provides critical income to families with children and reduces the likelihood of dependence. These child support risk factors reflect the presence and magnitude of child support payments made by noncustodial parents for families receiving services from the Child Support Enforcement Program.
Figure ECON 8a. Total Non-AFDC and AFD
One critical aspect of dependence is how long individuals receive means-tested assistance. This indicator provides information on the length of individual spells.
Figure IND 5. Percent of All AFDC, Food Stamp and SSI Recipients with Various Spell Lengths, 1992 SIPP Panel
This indicator captures the degree of dependence by examining total family income and the percentage of total family income from means-tested assistance programs.
Figure IND 1a. Percent of Total Income from Means-Tested Assistance Programs for the Total Population, 1993