E&D Online Vol. 24, No. 3

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HYPERTENSION


ORIGINAL REPORTS: HYPERTENSION

Racial Disparities in Hypertension Awareness and Management: Are There Differences among African Americans and Whites Living under Similar Social Conditions?
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Roland J. Thorpe, Jr, PhD; Janice V. Bowie, PhD, MPH; Jenny R. Smolen, BA; Caryn N. Bell, BS; Michael L. Jenkins, Jr, MPH; John Jackson, ScD; Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD
Ethnicity and Health Literacy: A Survey on Hypertension Knowledge among Canadian Ethnic Populations
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Ceara Tess Cunningham, MA; Lindsay L. Sykes, BSN; Amy Metcalfe, PhD; Amy Cheng, BSN; Muhammad Riaz, BA, BSc; Katie Lin, BSc; Emily Schorr, BSc; Norm R.C. Campbell, MD; Hude Quan, MD, PhD
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Pregnancy-Related Hypertensive Disease in Nulliparous Women
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Gaurav Ghosh, BS; Jagteshwar Grewal, PhD; Tuija Mašnnistoš, MD, PhD; Pauline Mendola, PhD; Zhen Chen, PhD; Yunlong Xie, PhD; S. Katherine Laughon, MD, MS


ORIGINAL REPORT, COMMENTARY: RESEARCH DESIGN

Research Participants' Opinions on Genetic Research and Reasons for Participation: A Jackson Heart Study Focus Group Analysis.
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Evelyn R. Walker, MD, MPH; Cheryl R. Nelson, MSPH; Donna Antoine-LaVigne, MSEd, MPH, PhD; Darcel T. Thigpen; Mona A. Puggal, MPH; Daniel F. Sarpong, PhD; Alice M. Smith, DrPH(c), MPH; Alyce L. Stewart, MPH, DrPH(c); Frances C. Henderson, MSN, EdD
COMMENTARY: Clinician and Researcher Contributions to Disparities in Racial and Ethnic Minority Participation in Human Subjects Research.
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Cherise A. Charleswell, MPH


ORIGINAL REPORTS: GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

A Comparison of Psychosocial Health in North American and Chinese Canadian Cardiac Outpatients, and Ethnocultural Correlates of Quality of Life
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Christine Tang, PhD; Shamila Shanmugasegaram, PhD; Chi-Ming Chow, MD; Natalie Cho, MD; Yonyao Tan, MSc; Sherry L. Grace, PhD
Analysis of Risk Factors of Acute Ischemic Stroke for Different Ethnic Groups in Changde
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Ping Xu, BS; Jin Kang, MD; Xu-Lin Xiang, BS; Gui-Xiang Guo, BS; Chun-Yun Gao, BS; Shi-Jin Zhu, BS; Qing-Hua Su, BS; Jun Wen, BS; Yan-Deng Li, BS; Bo Xiao, MD
Cardiovascular Risks in Kazakh Population in Xinjiang Province of China
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Xiang Ma, PhD; Xue Bai, MD; Ujit Kumar Karmacharya, MD; Ding Huang, MD; Ying Huang, PhD; Xiang Xie, PhD; Xian Wei; Yi-Tong Ma, MD, PhD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: OBESITY

Health-Related Quality of Life in Obese and Overweight, Treatment-Seeking Youth
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William R. Black, MA; Ann M. Davis, PhD, MPH; Meredith L. Dreyer Gillette, PhD; Mary B. Short, PhD; Chad T. Wetterneck, PhD; Jianghua He, PhD
Executive Function and Negative Eating Behaviors in Severely Obese African Americans
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Regina C. Sims, PhD; Nomi-Kaie Bennett, MS; Denee T. Mwendwa, PhD; Mana K. Ali, MS; Shellie-Anne T. Levy, MS; Clive O. Callender, MD; Alfonso L. Campbell, PhD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES

Maintenance of Long-Term Adequate Levels of Vitamin D Lowers HbA1c in African American Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
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Rhea T. Green, MS; Kanwal K. Gambhir, PhD; Gail Nunlee-Bland, MD; Wolali A. Odonkor, MD; Vijaya A. Ganta, MD
Efficacy of Obesity Indices and Age in Predicting Diabetes: Study on a Transitional Tribe of Northeast India
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N.K. Mungreiphy, PhD; Satwanti Kapoor, PhD
Effect of Diabetes Self-efficacy on Glycemic Control, Medication Adherence, Self-care Behaviors, and Quality of Life in a Predominantly Low-income, Minority Population
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Rebekah J. Walker, MS; Brittany L. Smalls, MHSA; Melba A. Hernandez-Tejada, MS; Jennifer A. Campbell, BS; Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS


ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Body Composition and Muscular Strength as Predictors of Bone Mineral Density in African American Women with Metabolic Syndrome
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Pei-Yang Liu, PhD, RD; Lyndsey M. Hornbuckle, PhD, RD; Jasminka Z. Ilich, PhD, RD; Jeong-Su Kim, PhD; Lynn Panton, PhD
Examination of Race Disparities in Physical Inactivity among Adults of Similar Social Context
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Shondelle M. Wilson-Frederick, PhD; Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD; Caryn N. Bell, BS; Sara N. Bleich, PhD; Jean G. Ford, MD; Thomas A. LaVeist, PhDD
The Influence of Sitting Time and Physical Activity on Health Outcomes in Public Housing Residents
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Heather J. Leach, PhD; Scherezade K. Mama, DrPH; Erica G. Soltero, BS; Rebecca E. Lee, PhD
Ethnicity as a Predictive Factor for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening among Patients in Hawaii
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Catherine L. Ly, BA; Linda L. Wong, MD
Race and Invasive Fungal Infection in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients
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Amelia K. Boehme, MSPH; Gerald McGwin, MS, PhD; David R. Andes, MD; G. Marshall Lyon, MD; Tom Chiller, MD, MPH; Peter G. Pappas, MD; John W. Baddley, MD, MSPH
FOR THE PATIENTS  
HEALTH FACTORS THAT PREDICT DIABETES THE SUMMARY BELOW IS FROM THE FULL REPORT TITLED, Efficacy of Obesity Indices and Age in Predicting Diabetes: Study on a Transitional Tribe of Northeast India. N.K. Mungreiphy, PhD; Satwanti Kapoor, PhD
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVELS LINKED TO SOCIAL AND LIVING CONDITIONS THE SUMMARY BELOW IS FROM THE FULL REPORT TITLED, Examination of Race Disparities in Physical Inactivity among Adults of Similar Social Context. Shondelle M. Wilson-Frederick, PhD; Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., PhD; Caryn N. Bell, BS; Sara N. Bleich, PhD; Jean G. Ford, MD; Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD
SCREENING FOR LIVER DISEASE AND CANCER THE SUMMARY BELOW IS FROM THE FULL REPORT TITLED, Ethnicity as a Predictive Factor for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening among Patients in Hawaii. Catherine L. Ly, BA; Linda L. Wong, MD
HYPERTENSION KNOWLEDGE AMONG RECENTLY ARRIVED CHINESE AND INDIAN POPULATIONS IN CANADA THE SUMMARY BELOW IS FROM THE FULL REPORT TITLED, Ethnicity and Health Literacy: A Survey on Hypertension Knowledge among Canadian Ethnic Populations. Ceara Tess Cunningham, MA; Lindsay L. Sykes, BSN; Amy Metcalfe, PhD; Amy Cheng, BSN; Muhammad Riaz, BA, BSc; Katie Lin, BSc; Emily Schorr, BSc; Norm R.C. Campbell, MD; Hude Quan, MD, PhD
UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-CARE IN DIABETES MANAGEMENT THE SUMMARY BELOW IS FROM THE FULL REPORT TITLED, Effect of Diabetes Self-efficacy on Glycemic Control, Medication Adherence, Self-care Behaviors, and Quality of Life in a Predominantly Low-income, Minority Population. Rebekah J. Walker, MS; Brittany L. Smalls, MHSA; Melba A. Hernandez-Tejada, MS; Jennifer A. Campbell, BS; Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS
EVERYDAY FUNCTIONING AMONG OBESE CHILDREN FOUND TO BE SIMILAR ACROSS ETHNIC GROUPS THE SUMMARY BELOW IS FROM THE FULL REPORT TITLED, Health-Related Quality of Life in Obese and Overweight, Treatment-Seeking Youth. William R. Black, MA; Ann M. Davis, PhD, MPH; Meredith L. Dreyer Gillette, PhD; Mary B. Short, PhD; Chad T. Wetterneck, PhD; Jianghua He, PhD
HEART DISEASE RISK FACTORS AMONG THE CHINESE KAZAKH PEOPLE THE SUMMARY BELOW IS FROM THE FULL REPORT TITLED, Cardiovascular Risks in Kazakh Population in Xinjiang Province of China. Xiang Ma, PhD; Xue Bai, MD; Ujit Kumar Karmacharya, MD; Ding Huang, MD; Ying Huang, PhD; Xiang Xie, PhD; Xian Wei; Yi-Tong Ma, MD, PhD

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