E&D Online Vol. 16, No.2


ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RELATED RISK FACTORS

Measures of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Indian Americans in Northern California
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Kiran B. Misra, PhD, RD; Sarah W. Endemann, MS; Mandeep Ayer, MD
Trends in Abdominal Obesity in Young People: United States 1988-2002
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Ike S. Okosun, MS, MPH, PhD; John M. Boltri, MD; Michael P. Eriksen, ScD; Valerie A. Hepburn, MPA
Awareness of Cardiovascular Disease Risk in American Indians
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Carrie S. Oser, MPH; Lynda L. Blades, MPH, CHES; Carol Strasheim, RN, BSN; Steven D. Helgerson, MD, MPH; Dorothy Gohdes, MD; Todd S. Harwell, MPH
The Epidemiology of Diabetes and Its Risk Factors Among Chaldean Americans
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Suha Al-Oballi Kridli, PhD; William H. Herman, MD, MPH; Morton B. Brown, PhD; Haifa Fakhouri; Linda A. Jaber, PharmD
Ethnic Differences for Developing Rheumatic Fever in a Low-Income Group Living in Hawaii
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David K. Kurahara, MD; Andrew Grandinetti, PhD; Judith Galario, BS; D. Venu Reddy, MD; Angela Tokuda, MS; Susan Langan, MPH, MS; Brian Tanabe, MD; Kara S. Yamamoto, MD; Karen M. Yamaga, PhD
Prevalence of Obesity and Associated Co-Morbid Conditions in a Population-Based Sample of Primarily Urban Mexican Americans
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Mina Torres, MS; Stanley Azen, PhD; Rohit Varma, MD, MPH; and the LALES Group
Disparity in Frequency of Normal Coronary Artery in Black and White Patients Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization
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Anekwe E. Onwuanyi, MD; Oluwole Abe, MD; Donald J. McMahon, MS; Henry F. C. Weil, MD; Edward F. Philbin, MD; Charles K. Francis, MD; Herbert Marx, MD; Roberta G. Reed, PhD
The Prevalence of Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Monitoring in Boston Among Non-Hispanic Blacks, Hispanics, and Non-Hispanic Whites
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Eileen M. Stuart-Shor, PhD, APRN, FAHA; Angela Nannini, PhD, FNP; Mary Ostrem, DrPH; Gail E. Russell,EdD, RN; Murray A. Mittleman, MD, DrPH
Obesity in Primary Care in Barbados: Prevalence and Perceptions
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O. Peter Adams, BSc, MB, BS, DM; Juanita T. Lynch-Prescod, MS; Anne O. Carter, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Common Reasons for Hospitalization in Urban Diabetes Patients
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Curtiss B. Cook, MD; Circe Tsui, BBA; David C. Ziemer, MD; Dorothy B. Naylor, MN; William J. Miller, PhD; Joseph G. Hentz, MS


ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER

Interest, Awareness, and Perceptions of Genetic Testing Among Hispanic Family Members of Breast Cancer Survivors
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Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH; Fabiola E. Aparicio-Ting, MPH; Sandra San Miguel de Majors, MS;Alexander R. Miller, MD, FACS
The Influence of Culture and Cancer Worry on Colon Cancer Screening Among Older Chinese-American Women
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Judy Huei-yu Wang, PhD; Wenchi Liang, DDS, PhD; Mei-yuh Chen, MS; Jennifer Cullen, MPH, PhD; Shibao Feng, PhD; Bin Yi, MS; Marc D. Schwartz, PhD; Jeanne S. Mandelblatt, MD, MPH
Racial Disparities and Trends in Use of Colorectal Procedures Among Tennessee Elderly (1996-2000)
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Bojuan B. Zhao, PhD; Barbara Kilbourne, PhD; Steven C. Stain, MD; Van A. Cain, MA; Nathaniel C. Briggs, MD; Baqar A. Husaini, PhD; Robert Levine, MD
Attitudes and Beliefs About Colorectal Cancer Among Mexican Americans in Communities Along the US-Mexico Border
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Gloria D. Coronado, PhD; Argelia Farias; Beti Thompson, PhD; Ruby Godina; Wendell Oderkirk, PhD
Breast Cancer Screening in Rockland County, New York: A Survey of Attitudes and Behaviors
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Susan S. Goodwin, PhD; Paul F. Visintainer, PhD; Joan Facelle, MD; Cathey E. Falvo, MD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Understanding Suicide Attempts Among American Indian Adolescents in New Mexico: Modifiable Factors Related to Risk and Resiliency
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Michelle Chino, PhD; Lynne Fullerton-Gleason, PhD
Cost-Effectiveness of Minimal Contact Education Strategies for Cholesterol Change
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Kim M. Gans, PhD, MPH, LDN; Gary J. Burkholder Jr, PhD; Patricia M. Risica, DrPH, RD; Brooke Harrow, PhD; Thomas M. Lasater, PhD
Do Acculturation and Family Cohesiveness Influence Severity of Diabetes AmongMexican Americans?
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Neda Moayad, DrPH; Hector Balcazar, PhD; Veronica Pedregon, MPH; Luis Velasco, MD; Manuel Bayona, MD, PhD
Ethnic and Gender Differences in Lifestyle Risk Factors in a Bi-Ethnic Primary Care Sample: Prevalence and Clinical Implications
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J. Paul Seale, MD; Monique Davis-Smith, MD; Ike Okosun, PhD
Knowledge and Perceived Risk of Tuberculosis: US Racial and Regional Differences
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Karen A. Kirtland, PhD; Ana Lopez-De Fede, PhD; Muriel Harris, PhD
Consumption of Calcium Among African American Adolescent Girls
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Susan L. P. Goolsby, MS, RD; Patrick H. Casey, MD; Janice E. Stuff, PhD, RD; Sahar Zaghloul, MBBS, PhD; Judith Weber, PhD, RD; Jeff Gossett, MS; Pippa Simpson, PhD; Margaret L. Bogle, PhD, RD
Race/Ethnicity in Medical Charts and Administrative Databases of Patients Served by Community Health Centers
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Neil Maizlish, PhD; Linda Herrera, MS
AIDS-Related Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior Among Adolescents in Zambia
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Lawrence Mukuka, PhD; Vered Slonim-Nevo, DSW
Black-White Residential Segregation and Physical Activity
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Russ Lopez, ScD, MCRP
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior Relating to Diabetes and Its Main Risk Factors Among Urban Residents in Cameroon: A Qualitative Survey
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Emmanuel Kiawi, MA; Richard Edwards, MD; Joseph Shu, MPH; Nigel Unwin, MD; Raoul Kamadjeu, MD; Jean Claude Mbanya, MD
Anthropometric Status in Palestinian Children Living in Refugee Camps in Lebanon
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Mouhanad Hammami, MD; Adnan Hammad, PhD; Winston W. K. Koo, MBBS
Risk Behaviors by Ethnicity and Texas-Mexico Border Residence
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Maureen Sanderson, PhD; Maria E. Fernandez, PhD; Ronald J. Dutton, PhD; Arlette Ponder, MPH; Dina Sosa, BS; Gerson Peltz, MD
Emerging Non-Communicable Disease Epidemic in Africa: Preventive Measures from the WHO Regional Office for Africa
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Jacob Mufunda, MBChB, PhD; Rufaro Chatora, MPH; Yustina Ndambakuwa, MBA; Peter Nyarango, MMed; Andrew Kosia, MD; Jephat Chifamba, MPhil; Antoinie Filipe, MD; Abdulmumini Usman, PhD; V. Harvey Sparks, MD
Correlates of Cigarette Smoking Among Low-Income African American Women
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Jorge Delva, PhD; Marisol Tellez, PhD; Tracy L. Finlayson, PhD; Kimberlee A. Gretebeck, PhD; Kristine Siefert, PhD; David R. Williams, PhD; Amid I. Ismail, DrPH
Leading Health Indicators: A Comparison of Hispanics with Non-Hispanic Whites and Non-Hispanic Blacks, United States 2003
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Pranesh P. Chowdhury, MPH; Lina Balluz, ScD; Catherine Okoro, MS; Tara Strine, MPH
Prevalence of Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factors in Eritrea
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Abdulmumini Usman, PhD; Goitom Mebrahtu, MD; Jacob Mufunda, PhD; Peter Nyarango, MMed; Goitom Hagos, MD; Andrew Kosia, MD; Yohannes Ghebrat, MD; Asgedom Mosazghi, MSc; S. Joseph Atanga, MD; Mussie M. Equbamichael, MD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: RESEARCH DESIGN

Evaluation of a Brief Questionnaire for Assessing Barriers to Research Participation
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Jeffrey L. Kibler, PhD; Kamielle Brisco, MS
Factorial Validity and Invariance of the Physical Self-Description Questionnaire Among Black and White Adolescent Girls
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Rod K. Dishman, PhD; Derek P. Hales, PhD; Maria Joao Almeida, PhD; Karin A. Pfeiffer, PhD; Marsha Dowda, DrPH; Russell R. Pate, PhD


REVIEWS

Building Cultural Bridges: Understanding Ethnicity to Improve Acceptance of Insulin Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
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A. Enrique Caballero, MD
Obesity Research and the Forgotten African American Child
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Amina P. Alio, PhD; Hamisu M. Salihu, MD, PhD; Thomas J. Berrings, BA; Maleka Donaldson Gramling, BA; John A. Burton, BA; Travis A. Gayles, MA; Tiffany R. Jackson, BA


DEPARTMENTS

CLINICAL RESEARCH
GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
UPDATES FROM HEALTH AGENCIES
HEALTH LEGISLATIVE ISSUES

FOR THE PATIENT
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DOES SEGREGATION MAKE A DIFFERENCE ON LEVELS OF EXERCISE?
Source: Black-White Residential Segregation and Physical Activity
Russ Lopez, ScD MCRP
MEASURING REASONS FOR RESEARCH PARTICIPATION AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS
Source: Evaluation of a Brief Questionnaire for Assessing Barriers to ResearchParticipation
Jeffrey L. Kibler, PhD; Kamielle Brisco, MS
DIABETES AND ITS RISK FACTORS AMONG CHALDEAN AMERICANS
Source: The Epidemiology of Diabetes and Its Risk Factors Among ChaldeanAmericans
Suha Al-Oballi Kridli, PhD; William H. Herman, MD, MPH; Morton B. Brown,PhD; Haifa Fakhouri; Linda A. Jaber, PharmD
DO YOUNG CHILDREN IN MISSISSIPPI TAKE ENOUGH CALCIUM?
Source: Consumption of CalciumAmong African American Adolescent Girls
Susan L. P. Goolsby, MS, RD; Patrick H. Casey, MD; Janice E. Stuff, PhD, RD; Sahar Zaghloul, MBBS, PhD; Judith Weber, PhD, RD; Jeff Gossett, MS; PippaSimpson, PhD; Margaret L. Bogle, PhD, RD
REPORTING RACE AND ETHNICITY AT COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS
Source: Race/Ethnicity in Medical Charts and Administrative Databases of Patients Served by Community Health Centers
Neil Maizlish, PhD, Linda Herrera, MS
OBESITY AND OVERWEIGHT IN BARBADOS
Source: Obesity in Primary Care in Barbados: Prevalence and Perceptions
O. Peter Adams, MB BS, DM; Juanita T. Lynch-Prescod, MS; Anne O. Carter, MD,MHSc, FRCPC
DO CULTURAL PRACTICES AND FAMILY TIES INFLUENCE DIABETES CONTROL AMONG MEXICAN AMERICANS?
Source: Do Acculturation and Family Cohesiveness Influence Severity of DiabetesAmong Mexican Americans?
Neda Moayad, DrPH; Hector Balcazar, PhD; Veronica Pedregon, MPH; LuisVelasco, MD; Manuel Bayona, MD, PhD
CHILDREN'S WAIST SIZE FOUND TO INCREASE FROM 1988 TO 2002
Source: Trends in abdominal obesity in young people: United States 1988-2002
Ike S Okosun, PhD, John M Boltri, MD, Michael P. Eriksen, ScD, Valerie A. Hepburn, MPA
OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO USING INSULIN FOR BETTER DIABETES CONTROLAMONG LATINOS
Source: Building Cultural Bridges: Understanding Ethnicity to Improve Acceptanceof Insulin Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
A. Enrique Caballero, MD
VOLUME 15 INDEX
CORRECTIONS
Ethn Dis. 2006;16(1):298
Incorrect reference numbers.
The following entries for study populations cited in Table 1, Column 1 should carry the citations below vs those published.
  • Nonrandom clinical sample of 110 HIV adults from a Midwestern city (49 African American), NRRG²³
  • Random sample of 287 Native American adults (96 men and 191 women) in the upper Midwest, 85% RR38
  • SRS of 93 Mississippi Choctaw aged 21 years or older (43 men and 50 women), 67% RR69
  • Nonrandom sample of 124 American Indian and Alaskan Native adolescents with a depressive disorder, aged 14 to 18 years in Alaskan boarding schools (60 male and 64 female), NRRG39
  • Convenience sample of 50 low-income African American women in the US62
The new citation for this article should read:
Paradies Y. A review of psychosocial stress and chronic disease for 4th world indigenous peoples and African Americans. [published correction appears in Ethn Dis. 2006;16:616] Ethn Dis. 2006; 16(1):295-308.



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