at-risk


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at-risk

(ăt′rĭsk′)
adj.
1. In danger of suffering from mistreatment, injury, disease, or the effects of dysfunctional behavior: after-school programs for at-risk youth; screening at-risk seniors for diabetes.
2. Likely to result in injury, disease, or other negative consequences: at-risk occupations; at-risk behaviors.
Translations

at-risk

[ætˈrɪsk]
A. ADJ [group] → en peligro
B. CPD at-risk register N (Brit) (Social Work) → registro m de delitos de violencia familiar or doméstica

at-risk

adjRisiko-; at-risk groupRisikogruppe f; at-risk register (Social Work) → Register ntgefährdeter Kinder
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* Definition and selection of at-risk content of long-term value--including strategies for making these definition and selection decisions (for example, historical significance; user surveys; interests of scholars, faculty, and researchers; relative institutional strengths
By every measure, prisoners' children are the most severely at-risk children and youth in America.
So one efficient way to use trade policy to reduce global poverty would be to grant immediate free market access for imports from these at-risk countries.
In just five short years, he and Dolphin, 32, co-owners of the Youth Development and Research Fund (YDRF), a 6-year-old, Maryland-based advocacy firm that provides program training, staff development, and public policy initiatives for at-risk youth, have worked with more than 20,000 teens.
Tumelong's programs include the produce farm, a health care clinic, AIDS hospice, home care, non-residential orphans haven, nutrition program, a number of income-generating projects, a crisis center for abused women and children operated out of the local police station and a youth centre for at-risk adolescents.
So, the middle, instead of being a "C" is an "A." The ends of the curve are your at-risk populations-under- performing or under--challenged.
Investigators initially evaluated 43 at-risk children (with a parent with Tourette's disorder) and 13 control children from the same community.
These differences by race also characterized the proportions ever tested who were in either at-risk category--73% among at-risk blacks, compared with 65% among at-risk Hispanics and 60% among similar whites.
Three groups of fifth-grade students classified as either At-Risk + ABH (n = 35), At-Risk Only (n = 34), or Controls (n = 35) were contrasted on protective and risk factors from third-grade using multivariate analyses.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced $9,559,695 in federal funding for five organizations throughout New York State that help provide pathways to employment for at-risk young adults.
Provention Bio announced that results from the National Institutes of Health-sponsored "At-Risk" Study were published on-line in The New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the Scientific Sessions of the 79th Annual American Diabetes Association meeting.
A taxpayer's initial amount at risk in an activity (sometimes referred to as an "at-risk basis") is calculated by combining the taxpayer's cash and property investment in the activity with any amount that the taxpayer has borrowed and is personally liable for with respect to it (Sec.