News tagged with socioeconomic status

Adolescents involved with music do better in school

A new study in the journal Social Science Quarterly reveals that music participation, defined as music lessons taken in or out of school and parents attending concerts with their children, has a positive effect on reading ...

dateFeb 10, 2009 in Other
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Legal counsel affects death penalty cases

Legal counsel is a matter of life and death in Houston, but it is not necessarily tied to a defendant's socioeconomic status, according to new research by Scott Phillips, associate professor of sociology and criminology at ...

dateOct 27, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Does race, income predict prostate cancer outcome?

A patient's socioeconomic status (income, martial status and race) has absolutely no impact on his outcome following curative radiation therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer, according to a new study from Henry Ford ...

dateNov 04, 2009 in Cancer
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