Essays Tagged: "10 percent"

Murray, B. (1997, September). School phobias hold many children back. APA Monitor.

School phobia, known to most psychologists as school refusal, effects between 5 and 10 percent of school children in the United States. One percent of these children will be severely ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


d often physical dependence on alcohol, and it frequently leads to brain damage or early death.Some 10 percent of the adult drinkers in the United States are considered alcoholics or at least they exp ... inking exceed 97,000 in the United States alone. Economic costs related to alcoholism are at least $100 billion a year. Additional data are needed on various societal costs of alcoholism as well as on ...

(3 pages) 118 1 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Welfare reform in the USA, a Matter of Justice

total of $77.4 Billion on Medicaid. This is up almost 300 percent from $20.1 Billion in 1984, only 10 years earlier. In the same 10 years state spending on Medicaid rose over 250 percent from $16.5 B ... Billion. Under the current Medicaid programs, Medicaid spending will increase at an annual rate of 10 percent, to an estimated $262 Billion by the year 2002.Medicaid spending has grown much faster th ...

(7 pages) 317 0 4.2 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The importance of the internet in today's society

ow do we know this? The amount ofinformation available on the Internet is growing at a rapidrate of 10 percent in just one month. The internet is slowlybut surely becoming the number one household com ...

(8 pages) 337 0 1.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Describing how Hydrogen Bonding is done.

ipole-dipole interaction. This attraction or now called "hydrogen bond" can have about 5 percent to 10 percent of the strenght of a covalent bond.Hydrogen bonding has a very important effect on the pr ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Business to business (B2B) and business to commerce in the world today.

arehousing, motor vehicles, petrochemicals, papers and office products are expected to grow by some 10 percent. In this paper I will use three different websites such as, www.kellypape ...

(3 pages) 744 2 3.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Laissez-faire Approach and Poverty.

countries--and to greater income disparity among individuals. In 1980 median income in the richest 10 percent of countries was 77 times greater than in the poorest 10 percent; by 1999 that gap had gr ... o half the population in many parts of the world were considered poor). In 1980 the world's poorest 10 percent, or 400 million people, lived on the equivalent of 72 cents a day or less. The same numbe ...

(7 pages) 172 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

What Kind of a Disease is Alcoholism, the symptoms, how it progress and where it comes

the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), about 17 million people - more than 10 percent of the adult population - drink too much or are unable to control their drinking"("Alcoho ... alcoholics can lead healthy, happy, productive lives, but that never means people who recovered are 100 percent free from alcohol. An alcoholic, who is recovered from alcohol, can turn back to the pre ...

(4 pages) 150 5 4.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Borderline Personality Disorder: History, Understanding and Treatment

stimated five million Americans. Patients with BPD make up 20 percent of psychiatric inpatients and 10 percent of psychiatric outpatients (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2000). The symptoms o ... ciated With Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 61 (6), 1068-1075.Costa, P.T., Lynam, D.R., Trull, T.J., Widiger, T.A.(2003). Borderline Personality Disorde ...

(8 pages) 303 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

How Sports-Bars Economically adapted twards Success (article review)

f Amendment 6 that meant that one would no longer be allowed to smoke in bars if they got more then 10 percent of their income from sale of food. This had many sports bar owners worried that this woul ...

(4 pages) 86 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Multiple sleeping Disorders

molecule in the blood that transports oxygen from the lungs to all body tissues. Most people absorb 10 percent of the iron contained in the food they eat to meet the body's needs. People with this dis ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Violent Crime on the decrease?

ed was aggravated assault; it went down .5 percent in 2001.At the same time, overall crime was down 10 percent compared to 1997, AP reported.CMU expert expects 1 percent increase a year.Abortion could ... from too small a sample. The authors examined 509 of the league's 1,600 players and concluded that 109, or 21 percent, had criminal records.U.S. reports steepest annual violent crime dropJune 14, 200 ...

(7 pages) 67 1 1.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

How to Mao Keep Control of China

o reasons, Mao afterwards called the people that complained R ightists, and said that between 1 and 10 percent of China were, and that they would be arrested, possible killed or jailed, and that the H ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Fatal Disease: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

erited, although no hereditary pattern is known to exist in the majority of ALS cases. Only about 5-10 percent cases, are said to be genetic or inherited factor. In those families, there is a 50 perce ... xactly causing these symptoms.According to the ALS Association, the incidence of ALS is about 2 per 100,000 population. Based on the 2000 U.S. Census, some 5600 people in the U.S are newly diagnosed e ...

(15 pages) 87 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Becoming a Nurse

$48,090.00 per in 2002. The middle 50 percent earned between $40,140.00 and $57,490.00. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $33,970.00 and the highest earned more than $69,670.00. (Office of occup ...

(3 pages) 209 1 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Entrepreneur case study-Turner Test Prep Co.

n. After three years of providing prep classed to both students and professionals, Turner had about 10 percent of the market and was facing fierce competition from her primary rival, National Testing ... ditional certification that employers prefer. Becoming a CPA can increase an accountant's salary by 10 to 15 percent and is typically necessary to secure upper-level positions. In order to be certifie ...

(8 pages) 127 0 3.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Untied States at the end of the Great War: The 1920s

ng the market for consumer goods. Between 1920 and 1921, the gross national product declined nearly 10 percent; 100,000 businesses went bankrupt; and nearly 5 million Americans lost their jobs.Well be ...

(3 pages) 58 1 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars


the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), about 17 million people - more than 10 percent of the adult population - drink too much or are unable to control their drinking"("Alcoho ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


the person. The top ten most common fears are:1. Arachnophobia- Fear of Spiders: half of women and 10 percent of men have, the fear of spiders, to some degree.2. Social Phobia- Fear of being looked a ... osed spaces.6. AcrophobiaFear of heights.7. EmetophobiaFear of vomit.8. CarcinophobiaFear of cancer.10. BrontophobiaFear of thunderstorms.Phobias have been around since the beginning of time. Humans h ...

(1 pages) 63 0 2.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

School Violence.

dolescents revealed that 47 percent of all teens believed their schools were becoming more violent, 10 percent feared being shot or hurt by classmates carrying weapons to schools, and more than 20 per ...

(12 pages) 303 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues