E&D Online Vol. 23, No. 1

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PUBLIC HEALTH


ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Traditional Beliefs and Knowledge Base about Epilepsy among University Students in Ghana
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Anthony T. Dugbartey, PhD; Kofi Bobi Barimah, PhD
Ethnic Differences in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders: Implications for Reducing Health Care Disparities
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Ernest Moy, MD; Marjorie K. Mau, MD; Susan Raetzman, MSPH; Marguerite Barrett, MS; Jill B. Miyamura, PhD; Karen H. Chaves, MHS; Roxanne Andrews, PhD
Education, Income and Disability in African Americans
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Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD; Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, CRNP; Caryn N. Bell, BS; Keith E. Whitfield, PhD
Prevalence of Antibodies to the Hepatitis C Virus among Arab and Chaldean Americans in Southeast Michigan, USA
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Laith H. Jamil, MD; Michael C. Duffy, MD; Monty Fakhouri, MSCHS; Hikmet J. Jamil, PhD


REVIEWS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

How Do Depressive Symptoms Influence Self-care among an Ethnic Minority Population with Heart Failure?
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Victoria Vaughan Dickson, PhD; Margaret M. McCarthy, MSN; Stuart M. Katz, MD, MS
Ethnic Disparities Trump Other Risk Factors in Determining Delay to Emergency Department Arrival in Acute Ischemic Stroke
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James E. Siegler, BS; Amelia K. Boehme, MSPH; Karen C. Albright, DO, MPH; Sheryl Martin-Schild, MD, PhD
Effect of Race and Socioeconomic Status on Cardiovascular Risk Factor Burden: The Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
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Georita M. Frierson, PhD; Erica N. Howard, MS; Laura F. DeFina, MD; Tiffany M. Powell-Wiley, MD, MPH; Benjamin L. Willis, MD, MPH
Evaluation of Racial Differences in Resting and Postprandial Endothelial Function in Postmenopausal Women Matched for Age, Fitness and Body Composition
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Damon L. Swift, PhD; Judith Y. Weltman, MS; James T. Patrie, MS; Eugene J. Barrett, MD, PhD; Glenn A. Gaesser, PhD; Arthur Weltman, PhD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES

Fragile Health Status of Latino Patients with Diabetes Seen in the Emergency Department of an Urban, Safety-net Hospital
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Michael Menchine, MD, MPH; Karl Marzec, MD; Thomas Solomon, MD; Sanjay Arora, MD
Depression and Type 2 Diabetes among Alaska Native Primary Care Patients
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Denise A. Dillard, PhD; Renee F. Robinson, PharmD; Julia J. Smith, MS; Burhan A. Khan, BA; Edward W. Dubois, MA; Marjorie K. Mau, MD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: OBESITY

Relationship of Ethnicity and Body Mass Index with the Development of Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia
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James Davis, PhD; Deborah Juarez, ScD; Krista Hodges, MPH
Getting to the Height of the Matter: The Relationship between Stature and Adiposity in Pre-Pubertal Children
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Lynae J. Hanks, PhD, RD; Anna L. Newton, MS, RD; Krista Casazza, PhD, RD
Predictors of Attempted Weight Loss and Physician Advice for Weight Loss in a Group of Overweight and Obese Patients in Togo
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Gnankang Sarah Napoé, MD, MS; Yeon Hee Kim, PhD; Li Wang, MS; Clareann H. Bunker, PhD; Findibe J. Damorou, MD; Molly B. Conroy, MD, MPH
Dietitians in South Africa Require More Competencies in Public Health Nutrition and Management to Address the Nutritional Needs of South Africans
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Whadiah Parker, PhD, RD; Nelia P. Steyn, MPH, PhD, RD; Zandile Mchiza, PhD, RD; Gladys Nthangeni, PhD, RD; Xikombiso Mbhenyane, PhD, RD; Andre Dannhauser, PhD, RD; Lynn Moeng, RD; Edelweiss Wentzel-Viljoen, PhD, RD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER

Does Language Moderate the Influence of Information Scanning and Seeking on HPV Knowledge and Vaccine Awareness and Initiation among Hispanics?
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Clare F. Stevens, MPH; Margaret O. Caughy, ScD; Simon Craddock Lee, PhD; Wendy P. Bishop, MS; Jasmin A. Tiro, PhD
Racial-Ethnic Colorectal Cancer Survival Disparities in the Mountain West Region: The Case of Blacks Compared to Whites
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Lucas N. Wassira, MPH; Paulo S. Pinheiro, MD, PhD; James Symanowski, PhD; Alicia Hansen, MSc


COMMENTARY

Commentary: If You Drink Alcohol, Drink Sensibly: Is this Guideline Still Appropriate?
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Liezille Jacobs, PhD; Nelia Steyn, PhD


DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS  
BELIEFS ABOUT EPILEPSY AMONG STUDENTS IN GHANA The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Traditional Beliefs and Knowledge Base about Epilepsy among University Students in Ghana.’’ Anthony T. Dugbartey, PhD; Kofi Bobi Barimah, PhD
TAKING CARE OF HEART FAILURE The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘How Do Depressive Symptoms Influence Self-care among an Ethnic Minority Population with Heart Failure?’’ Victoria Vaughan Dickson, PhD; Margaret M. McCarthy, MSN; Stuart M. Katz, MD, MS
DIABETES CONTROL AMONG LATINO PATIENTS WHO REPORT TO EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FOR CARE The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Fragile Health Status of Latino Patients with Diabetes Seen in the Emergency Department of an Urban, Safety-net Hospital’’ Michael Menchine, MD, MPH; Karl Marzec, MD; Thomas Solomon, MD; Sanjay Arora, MD
COMPARING HEART DISEASE RISKS BETWEEN AFRICAN AMERICAN AND WHITE PATIENTS The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Effect of Race and Socioeconomic Status on Cardiovascular Risk Factor Burden: The Cooper Center Longitudinal Study.’’ Georita M. Frierson, PhD; Erica N. Howard, MS; Laura F. DeFina, MD; Tiffany M. Powell-Wiley, MD, MPH; Benjamin L. Willis, MD, MPH
HOW AGE, INCOME AND EDUCATION ARE LINKED TO DISABILITY IN AFRICAN AMERICANS The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Education, Income and Disability in African Americans.’’ Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD; Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, CRNP; Caryn N. Bell, BS; Keith E. Whitfield, PhD
HEPATITIS C AMONG ARAB AND CHALDEAN AMERICANS: KNOW THE RISK FACTORS The summary below is from the full report titled, ‘‘Prevalence of Antibodies to the Hepatitis C Virus among Arab and Chaldean Americans in Southeast Michigan, USA.’’ Laith H. Jamil, MD; Michael C. Duffy, MD; Monty Fakhouri, MSCHS; Hikmet J. Jamil, PhD
IMPORTANCE OF GETTING MEDICAL CARE IMMEDIATELY AFTER STROKE The summary below is from the full report titled: ‘‘Ethnic Disparities Trump other Risk Factors in Determining Delay to Emergency Department Arrival in Acute Ischemic Stroke.’’ James E. Siegler, BS; Amelia K. Boehme, MSPH; Karen C. Albright, DO, MPH; Sheryl Martin-Schild, MD, PhD
A CALL FOR NEW ALCOHOL GUIDELINES The summary below is from the commentary titled, ‘‘If You Drink Alcohol, Drink Sensibly: Is this Guideline Still Appropriate?’’ Liezille Jacobs, PhD; Nelia Steyn, PhD
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