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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Port and Mari...

By: John F. Frittelli

Summary: The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 heightened awareness about the vulnerability to terrorist attack of all modes of transportation. Port security has emerged as a significant part of the overall debate on U.S. homeland security. The overarching issues for Congress are providing oversight on current port security programs and making or responding to proposals to improve port security...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web U. S. Visitor...

By: Lisa M. Seghetti

Summary: Congress first mandated that the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) implement an automated entry and exit data system that would track the arrival and departure of every alien in S110 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA). The objective was, in part, to develop a mechanism that would be able to track nonimmigrants who overstayed their visas as part of a broader emphasis on immigration control. Follow...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Port and Mari...

By: John F. Frittelli

Summary: The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 heightened awareness about the vulnerability to terrorist attack of all modes of transportation. Port security has emerged as a significant part of the overall debate on U.S. homeland security. The overarching issues for Congress are providing oversight on current port security programs and making or responding to proposals to improve port security...

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National Center for Health Statistics

By: Edward J. Sondik, Ph. D.

Overview: and Background. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is a unique public resource for health information. As the Nation’s principal health statistics agency, NCHS provides statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. NCHS’s mission is to monitor America’s health, and our activities mirror the multi-faceted aspects of health care. NCHS surveys and data systems provide fundamental public health and...

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1998 National Health Interview Survey (Nhis) Public Use Data Release

By: Department of Health and Human Services

Introduction: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is a multi-purpose health survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and is the principal source of information on the health of the civilian, noninstitutionalized, household population of the United States. The NHIS has been conducted continuously since its beginning in 1957. Data are released on an annual basis. The NHIS Core questionna...

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Liquid-Liquid Demixing from Solutions of Polystyrene 1. A Review 2...

By: Attila Imre

Technical Reference Publication

Introduction: This study of the neutral oxygen fluorides is the first of four critical reviews on the thermodynamic and spectroscopic properties of the halogen oxides. An earlier partial study on...

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High Temperature Properties and Decomposition of Inorganic Salts

By: Kurt H. Stem

Technical Reference Publication

Introduction: Volumetric characteristics (such as solution density, apparent molal volumes. ionic apparent volumes, etc.) of multiple-solute electrolyte solutions in a wide range of solute concentrations and solution temperatures are of fundamental importance for the understanding of numerous physicochemical processes occurring in various branches of the chemical industry as well as in the natural environment. The most important application of the volumetric solution pro...

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Thermochemistry of the Boranes

By: C.L. Yu

Technical Reference Publication

Excerpt: Species Considered. Table 1 lists 26 borane species that are covered in the present study. Also cited in the table are their enthalpies of formation, molar entropies, and heat capacities at 398.15 K and I bar. The molecular constants used in the statistical mechanics calculations for the thermochemical properties are summarized in Table 2. Reviews of the literature that cover their physical and thermal properties are presented in Sec. 2. We note that 13 addition...

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State and Metropolitan Area Data Book 1997-98

By: James F. Holmes

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Preface The State and Metropolitan Area Data Book (SMADB), published intermittently since 1979, is a local area supplement to the Statistical Abstract of the United States. This 1997-98 edition is the fifth; the book was also published in 1979, 1982, 1986, and 1991. The SMADB is a convenient summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the states and metropolitan areas (MAs) of the United States. It is designed to serve as a stati...

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Object Class Analysis

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Object Class Analysis report presents the Federal Government’s obligations in terms of the object classification prescribed in the Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-11. Circular No. A-11 provides for the uniform classification of financial transactions of the Federal Government. Object classes describe the nature of the service or article for which obligations are first incurred, regardless of the purpose or the program served. Object class data...

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Object Class Analysis

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Object Class Analysis report presents the Federal Government's obligations in terms of the object classification prescribed in the Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-11. Circular No. A-11 provides for the uniform classification of financial transactions of the Federal Government. Object classes describe the nature of the service or article for which obligations are first incurred, regardless of the purpose or the program served. Object class data...

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Object Class Analysis

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Object Class Analysis report presents the Federal Government's obligations in terms of the object classification prescribed in the Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-11. Circular No. A-11 provides for the uniform classification of financial transactions of the Federal Government. Object classes describe the nature of the service or article for which obligations are first incurred, regardless of the purpose or the program served. Object class data...

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Object Class Analysis

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: All years in the tables are fiscal years. - Because of rounding, the detailed amounts in the tables may not add to the totals. - Data for the off-budget Postal service fund and the two off-budget social security trust funds (Federal old-age and survivor

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Object Class Analysis Detail

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Object Classification Department of Agriculture _ Agricultural Research Service Identification code 1997 actual 1998 est. 1999 est. 005-18-12-1400-0-1-352 - Continued _ 11.3 Other than full-time permanent ... 1 1 1 _ _ _ 11.9 Total personnel compensation ... 5 5 5 12.1 Civilian personnel benefits ... 1 1 1 21.0 Travel and transportation of persons ... 1 1 1 23.3 Communications, utilities, and miscellaneous charges ... 1 1 1 25.2 Other services ... 12 16 16 25.4 ...

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World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION In 2000, the World Health Assembly, recalling resolutions WHA44.8 and WHA46.36, restated two global targets for TB control: to treat successfully 85% of detected smear-positive TB cases; and to detect 70% of all such cases (1). Meanwhile, country-specific data suggested that in 2000 90% of the world’s population was living in countries that had adopted DOTS, the internationally recommended strategy for TB control. However, only approximately 27% of the estim...

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World Health Organization : Year 2004 ; The Special Programme for ...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Foreword In 2003, the Chinese government proposed its strategy for achieving a Xiao Kang society, which is people centered and based on a comprehensive, coordinated, and sustainable development concept. A development plan based on five balances between urban and rural areas, regions, social and economic sectors, humans and nature, and domestic and global markets, is the main strategy of the new development concept. Health is an essential element of a Xiao Kang society ...

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Health : United States, 2004

By: Tommy G. Thompson

Health, United States, 2004 is the 28th report on the health status of the Nation and is submitted by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to the President and Congress of the United States in compliance with Section 308 of the Public Health Service Act. This report was compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics served in a re...

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Helth United States 2004

By: Tommy G. Thompson

Permission has been obtained from the copyright holders to reproduce certain quoted material in this report. Further reproduction of this material is prohibited without specific permission of the copyright holder. All other material contained in this report is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without special permission; citation as to source, however, is appreciated.

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Vital and Health Statistics

By: Gail F. Fisher, Ph. D.

Interviews were conducted in person in the homes of 10,847 women between January and October 1995. The interviews were conducted with laptop computers by female interviewers who had received one full week of intensive training on the NSFG. Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) improved the quality of the data in three ways...

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