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Beverly Crabtree, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, (515) 294-0680
Ceci Johnson, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, (515) 294-0211
Michelle Johnson, News Service, (515) 294-8986


AMES, Iowa -- Research results from the ISU Gambling and the Family conference have been published and are available to the public for $20.

Bound copies of the results include an overview of the ISU FACS (Family and Consumer Sciences) Poll on gambling and the family and research findings on gambling as it relates to economic development, personal finances, children, college students, and the elderly.

The FACS Poll was conducted by Glenn Roberts Research, Des Moines. Roberts was the long-time head of the Des Moines Register's Iowa Poll. Copies of Roberts' initial report on the FACS Poll results are also available to the public for $15.

The Gambling and the Family Conference was hosted last October by Iowa State's College of Family and Consumer Sciences. The goal of the conference was to encourage discussion on the various facets of gambling and its impact on Iowa children, families and communities.

To order a copy of the results, mail a check, money order or purchase order (payable to Family and Consumer Sciences) to: Family and Consumer Sciences, Research and Graduate Education, 126 MacKay Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-1120.

For additional information, call (515) 294-0211.


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