However, in PCSA black congregations both men's and women's organizations remained strong and powerful, and the same was true of RPCSA congregations.
The coming together of the RPCSA as an entirely black church with the PCSA as a multi-racial church has, incidentally, also brought to light how limited the unity and reconciliation across racial and cultural lines really was in the PCSA.
We found a strong correlation between the Dartmouth PCSA measure and the HCUP measure (r = 0.
Because of the substantial variation in population size across PCSAs, all analyses were weighted by PCSA population.
Financial issues raised their head again and caused tension among PCSA members.
Another hot issue was that we had two central offices, that for the RPC in Umtata and that for the PCSA in Johannesburg.
These negotiations proceeded slowly and with many difficulties but finally reached the stage where the PCSA and the TPC had agreed to the union.
Nevertheless in 1994 the RPCSA general assembly proposed the reopening of formal negotiations for union and a few months later the PCSA assembly readily agreed.
0 to account for the clustering of patients within physicians, physicians within medical groups, and medical groups within PCSAs using physician, medical group, and PCSA random effects.
06 Note Correlations were calculated at the medical group level for medical group variables and at the PCSA level for market variables.
From the Health Resources and Service Administration's (HRSA) Geospatial Data Warehouse (HRSA no date) we obtained a listing of zip codes in each PCSA
and placed our survey respondents in specific PCSAs
according to the home zip codes they reported.
surveys in 1987 and 1996 reveal that the top 1 percent of the population accounted for 27 percent of aggregate expenditures; the top 5 percent of spenders used one-half of all health spending in the same years [Berk and Monheit 2001]), PCSA
definitions could be biased toward the most ill beneficiaries even though primary care serves those who are healthy as well as those with illnesses of diverse resource requirements.