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  • A Survey of North Dakota Physicians from the Health Profession Tracking Program
    Reports results from a survey of North Dakota physicians. Covers demographics, educational background, residency program training location, primary specialty, location of physicians and by specialty, practice characteristics, primary practice setting, and retirement.
    Author(s): Mary Amundson, M., Moulton, P., Kruger, G., Speaker, K., Zavalney, B., & Monley, K.
    Date: March 2005
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Dentists Survey Results from the Health Profession Tracking Program
    Reports results from survey of North Dakota Dentists. Covers demographics, educational background, year of graduation, primary specialty, year began practicing, marketing the practice, hours worked in direct patient care, allocation of time, employment hours of dental hygienists, practice arrangement, retirement, recruitment, utilization of the North Dakota dental association website, patient profile, new patients by specialty, and Medicaid patient activity or Medicaid patient activity by rurality.
    Author(s): Amundson, M., Moulton, P., Beyer, M., Kruger, G., Speaker, K., Zavalney, B., & Monley, K.
    Date: March 2005
    Type: Report
  • Zinc Affects Cognition and Psychosocial Function of Middle-School Children
    This study investigated the effects of dietary zinc intakes on cognition and psychosocial function in young adolescents. Zinc nutrition has been related to motor, cognitive and psychosocial function in very young children and adults, but there have been no studies of older children who may be at risk of zinc deficiency while undergoing rapid growth during puberty.
    Author(s): Penland, J.G., Lukaski, H.C., & Gray, J.S.
    Publication: The FASEB Journal, 19(5), A973
    Date: March 2005
    Type: Journal Article
  • Medical Student and Resident from the Health Professions Tracking Program
    Reports preliminary survey results from medical students and residents. Covers demographics, factors in choosing career, clinical experience, primary care, work setting and location, primary care physician shortage solutions, and recommendation of medical profession to relatives.
    Author(s): Amundson, M., & Moulton, P.
    Date: January 2005
    Type: Report
  • The Elders' Obesity Challenge
    Overviews obesity rates among Native American elders. Includes statistics by age group and gender.
    Author(s): McDonald, L., Ludtke, R., Allery, A., & Muus, K.
    Date: 2005
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Healthcare Access in North Dakota: Characteristics of the Uninsured
    Displays facts and statistics on health insurance status of North Dakotans, with data by age, marital status, rural versus urban location, and more.
    Author(s): Knudson, A.
    Date: 2005
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Dentists
    Describes the supply and demand for dentists in North Dakota, with information on dentist employment characteristics, education, and anticipated retirements.
    Author(s): Amundson, M.
    Date: 2005
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Primary Care Providers
    Facts on the supply of primary care providers in North Dakota. Includes information on educational programs in ND to produce primary care providers, practice setting and federal programs to address shortages.
    Author(s): Amundson, M.
    Date: 2005
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Three Year Comparison of North Dakota Nurses: Results and Implications
    Compares the results from a survey of nurses licensed in North Dakota to previous survey results. Reports on demographics, income, pursing a faculty role, part-time employment, primary and secondary employment settings, direct patient care, retirement plans, and workplace environments.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & King, B.
    Date: 2005
    Type: Report
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
    Provides overview and statistics on traumatic brain injury in the United States, with some information specific to North Dakota.
    Author(s): Offutt, S.
    Date: 2005
    Type: Fact Sheet