NCSAS

AcronymDefinition
NCSASNorth Carolina Student Academy of Science
NCSASNational Centre for South Asian Studies (Australia)
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The countries that reached the stage of finalizing their needs assessment considered the NCSAs to be a strategic tool in country programming on global environmental management and a logical follow-up to enabling activities that assisted them to plan their focal area strategies and the medium- and full-size projects that built capacity in specific areas of global environmental management.
The priority for the first six months of the program was to provide assistance to and exchange lessons among the 100 NCSA projects under active implementation.
(a) a revised resource kit of methods and suggestions for a country to undertake the NCSA process efficiently and effectively;
(d) a tool for defining the scope, objectives, and indicators of effective capacity development, to apply to the NCSA outputs and action plan, and to each of the other pathways of the GEF strategic approach; and
Information on a variety of asthma risk factors and environmental exposures was collected in the NCSAS questionnaire, including parental history of asthma, presence of allergies, cigarette smoke exposure, use of plastic bed coverings (proxy for dust mite exposure reduction), presence of wall-to-wall carpeting, and exposure to pets and indoor air pollutants.
Completed NCSAS questionnaires were returned and electronically scanned into a text file.
School response rate for the NCSAS was 88% of the 565 eligible schools in 99 of 100 counties.
Of the 128,568 children in the NCSAS study population, 33,534 reported experiencing an episode of wheezing in the previous year.
Considerably fewer ADs perceived drugs to be a VB/SWB problem for NCSAs than for the NCGSB.
A personal awareness of individual NCSAs in their schools using drugs was reported by 78.9% of the ADs.
Alcohol is clearly perceived by athletic directors to be the number one problem drug for both the NCGSB and for NCSAs. This is confirmed through self-report data from Shields's (1988) study.
NCSAs. The same relationship exists for the NCSAs of North Carolina as for the NCGSB.