2015; NYSDH 2015; RIDH 2015), educating outdoor workers on heat safety (Chuang et al.
For example, several states collaborate in a northeast regional group to examine the impacts of heat on social and geographic vulnerabilities, with the goal of developing consistent methodologies and sharing knowledge across states (RIDH 2015).
Rhode Island has developed a Lyme disease prevention toolkit based on vulnerable populations and high-risk occupations (RIDH 2015).
RIDH identified reports of ingestion of products containing nicotine among children aged [equal to or less than] 6 years during January 1994-July 1996.
To identify risk factors for ingestion of cigarettes and cigarette butts, RIDH conducted a case-control study.
In a previous analysis through September 1994, 99% of all children born in Rhode Island during September 1990-August 1991 had at least one BLL recorded in the RIDH screening database.
The Rhode Island lead surveillance data will assist in ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of RIDH's intervention and prevention efforts.
To evaluate the program, the RIDH conducted two telephone surveys.
Because physicians in Rhode Island and other states are actively promoting screening mammography (9,10), the RIDH is modifying the telephone appointment system to focus more on low-income women, especially those with no health insurance.
For 17-day periods in October and November 1989, each hospital provided aliquots of routinely collected urine specimens to the RIDH
To assess the importance of each of these circumstances, the RIDH used data from two 1987 cross-sectional surveys of Rhode Island women and from inpatient chart reviews of women diagnosed with cervical cancer from 1980 through 1986.
RIDH collected information on sociodemographic characteristics and medical history.