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BOAS

Bank of America Study. A health-intervention trial in which retirees were separated into 3 groups and health-risk assessment performed with individual feedback and self-management material sent through the mail.
 
Primary endpoint
Health risk-factor scores, self-reported healthcare utilisation, health claims experience.
 
Results
Health increased, health habits changed favourably, doctor visits and hospitalisations decreased.
 
Conclusion
Cost benefit ratio—1:6.
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Franz Boas, The Religion of the Kwakiutl Indians: Texts (Columbia University Press, 1930), 178.
In 1911, with the publication of Changes in the Bodily Form of Descendants of Immigrants, Franz Boas effectively eliminated the role of genetic inheritance in human behavior from the debates of the day.
If subsequent critics choose to engage with Douglas's challenges--and I deeply hope they dot--they will also have to attend to one of the book's most significant flaws: Douglas's "field" seems to spring like Venus from the rise of Franz Boas.
Franz Boas, "The History of Anthropology," Science (N.
The international socialism of Eugene Debs, Felix Adler, and Franz Boas was the Zeitgeist of the day.
Hart approaches the interplay of German, Jewish, and American identities from a different angle, as he interprets the choices that the Jewish, German-born anthropologist Franz Boas made in the first decades of the twentieth century.
Banner spotlights the influence that the progressive anthropologist Franz Boas had on the two women.
The only African-American student at Barnard, Hurston studied with the pioneering anthropologist Franz Boas.
She writes to a veritable who's who in American history and society, including Langston Hughes, Carl Van Vechten, Charlotte Osgood Mason, Franz Boas, Dorothy West and W.
Long used as a reference by students, Turner's report, along with those of Franz Boas, E.
In that sense his moves toward cultural pluralism were better grounded than the academic versions ventured by some of his contemporaries, including Horace Kallen, Randolph Bourne, Franz Boas, and William Isaac Thomas.
This other research project which had not been authorised by her fieldwork supervisor Franz Boas had been requested of her by the Bishop Museum and was to culminate in her book, The Social Organisation of Manu'a.