E&D Online Vol. 24, No. 1

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OBESITY


ORIGINAL REPORTS: OBESITY

Association of American Indian Cultural Identity with Physical Activity
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Glen E. Duncan, PhD; Casey L. McDougall, MS; Elizabeth Dansie, PhD; Eva Garroutte, PhD; Dedra Buchwald, MD; Jeffrey A. Henderson, MD
Facilitators, Barriers, and Components of a Culturally Tailored Afterschool Physical Activity Program in Preadolescent African American Girls and Their Mothers
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Sofiya Alhassan, PhD; Cory Greever, MS; Ogechi Nwaokelemeh, MS; Albert Mendoza, MS; Daheia J. Barr-Anderson, MSPH, PhD
The Association between Obesity and Health-Related Quality of Life among Urban Latinos
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Karolyn A. Wanat, MD; Carrie L. Kovarik, MD; Sara Shuman, MPH; Robert C. Whitaker, MD, MPH; Gary D. Foster, PhD; Matthew J. O’Brien, MD, MSc


ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES

Diabetes Risk, Diagnosis, and Control: Do Psychosocial Factors Predict Hemoglobin A1c Defined Outcomes or Accuracy of Self-Reports?
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Kellee White, PhD; Favel L. Mondesir, BA; Lisa M. Bates, ScD; M. Maria Glymour, ScD
The Association of English Ability and Glycemic Control among Latinos with Diabetes
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Arshiya A. Baig, MD, MPH; Cara A. Locklin, MPH; Edward Foley, MD, MPH; Bernard Ewigman, MD, MSPH; David O. Meltzer, MD, PhD; Elbert S. Huang, MD, MPH
High Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Xavante Indians from Mato Grosso, Brazil
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Amaury L. Dal Fabbro, MD; Laércio J. Franco, MD; Anderson S. da Silva, MD; Daniela S. Sartorelli, PhD; Luana P. Soares, MPH; Luciana F. Franco, MD; Patricia C. Kuhn,MD; Regina S. Moise´s, MD; Joáo Paulo B.Vieira-Filho, MD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Triple-Combination Treatment With Olmesartan Medoxomil/Amlodipine/ Hydrochlorothiazide in Hispanic/Latino Patients With Hypertension: The TRINITY Study
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Andrew J. Lewin, MD; Dean J. Kereiakes, MD; Steven G. Chrysant, MD; Joseph L. Izzo, Jr, MD; Suzanne Oparil, MD; James Lee, PhD; Victor Fernandez, BS; Michael Melino, PhD
The Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Diabetes Increases with a Body Mass Index of $23 kg/m2 in Filipino American Women
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Irma B. Ancheta, PhD, RN; Cynthia A. Battie, PhD; Ma. Teresa Tuason, PhD; Nancy Borja-Hart, PharmD; Christine V. Ancheta, MPH
Patterns of Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Ghana: A 5-year Review of Autopsy Cases at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital
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Olutobi A. Sanuade, MPhil; John K. Anarfi, PhD; Ama de-Graft Aikins, PhD; Kwadwo A. Koram, MD, PhD
Self-Reported Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Associated Hopelessness in African American Participants of a Church-Placed Health Screening Program
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JaNae Joyner, PhD; David M. Cline, MD; Debra R. Simmons, MS, RN; Carlos M. Ferrario, MD; David L. Mount, PsyD
A Community Health Worker Intervention to Improve Management of Hypertension Among Filipino Americans in New York and New Jersey: A Pilot Study
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Rhodora A. Ursua, MPH; David E. Aguilar, MA; Laura C. Wyatt, MPH; Carina Katigbak, PhD; Nadia S. Islam, PhD; S. Darius Tandon, PhD; Potri Ranka Manis Queano Nur, RN; Nancy Van Devanter, DrPH; Mariano J. Rey, MD; Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH
The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sociocultural Ancillary Study: Sample, Design, and Procedures
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Linda C. Gallo, PhD; Frank J. Penedo, PhD (first authors); Mercedes Carnethon, PhD; Carmen Isasi, MD, PhD; Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, DrPH; Vanessa L. Malcarne, PhD; Scott C. Roesch, PhD; Marston E. Youngblood, MA, MPH; Martha L. Daviglus, MD, PhD; Patricia Gonzalez, PhD; Gregory T. Talavera, MD, MPH


ORIGINAL REPORTS: MENTAL HEALTH

Older Depressed Latinos' Experiences with Primary Care Visits for Personal, Emotional and/or Mental Health Problems: A Qualitative Analysis
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Adriana Izquierdo, MD, MSCE; Catherine Sarkisian, MD, MSPH; Gery Ryan, PhD; Kenneth B. Wells, MD, MSPH; Jeanne Miranda, PhD
Health Behaviors and Obesity Among Hispanics with Depression, United States 2006
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Pranesh P. Chowdhury, MD, MPH; Lina S. Balluz, MPH, ScD; Guixiang Zhao, MD, PhD; Machell Town, PhD


ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Health Characteristics and Health Behaviors of African American Adults According to Self-rated Health Status
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Meghan Baruth, PhD; Katie Becofsky, MS; Sara Wilcox, PhD; Kara Goodrich, MS
Prenatal Dog-Keeping Practices Vary by Race: Speculations on Implications for Disparities in Childhood Health and Disease
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Jerel M. Ezell, MPH; Andrea E. Cassidy-Bushrow, PhD; Suzanne Havstad, MA; Christine L. M. Joseph, PhD; Ganesa Wegienka, PhD; Kyra Jones, MEd; Dennis R. Ownby, MD; Christine Cole Johnson, PhD
Receipt of Surgical Treatment in US Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer: Does Place of Birth Matter?
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Saurabh Chavan, MPH; Michael Goodman, MD, MPH; Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD; Stacey A. Fedewa, MPH


ORIGINAL REPORTS: MEDICAL TRAINING

Medical Students’ Self-Reported Preparedness and Attitudes in Providing Care to Ethnic Minorities
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Charlie Zhang; Jackson Chu; Kristy Cho; Jonathan Yang, BA; Kevin McCartney, BA; Kendall Ho, MD


DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS  
DIABETES AS A HEALTH PROBLEM IN BRAZILIAN XAVANTE INDIANS
The summary below is from the full report titled, High Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Xavante Indians from Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Amaury L. Dal Fabbro, MD; Laércio J. Franco, MD; Anderson S. da Silva, MD; Daniela S. Sartorelli, PhD; Luana P. Soares, MPH; Luciana F. Franco, MD; Patricia C. Kuhn,MD; Regina S. Moise´s, MD; Joáo Paulo B.Vieira-Filho, MD
STUDY SHOWS NEED TO INCREASE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVELS OF AMERICAN INDIANS
The summary below is from the full report titled, Association of American Indian Cultural Identity with Physical Activity.
Meghan Baruth, PhD; Katie Becofsky, MS; Sara Wilcox, PhD; Kara Goodrich, MS
SELF-RATED HEALTH STATUS LINKED TO CHRONIC DISEASE
The summary below is from the full report titled, Health Characteristics and Health Behaviors of African American Adults According to Self-rated Health Status.
Meghan Baruth, PhD; Katie Becofsky, MS; Sara Wilcox, PhD; Kara Goodrich, MS
DEATHS DUE TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN GHANA
The summary below is from the full report titled, Patterns of Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Ghana: A 5-year Review of Autopsy cases at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
Olutobi A. Sanuade, MPhil; John K. Anarfi, PhD; Ama de-Graft Aikins, PhD; Kwadwo A. Koram, MD, PhD
IMPACT OF DOG OWNERSHIP ON ASTHMA IN BLACK VS. WHITE CHILDREN
The summary below is from the full report titled, Prenatal Dog-Keeping Practices Vary by Race: Speculations on Implications for Disparities in Childhood Health and Disease.
Jerel M. Ezell, MPH; Andrea E. Cassidy-Bushrow, PhD; Suzanne Havstad, MA; Christine L. M. Joseph, PhD; Ganesa Wegienka, PhD; Kyra Jones, MEd; Dennis R. Ownby, MD; Christine Cole Johnson, PhDS
3-DRUG THERAPY FOUND EFFECTIVE FOR HISPANIC/LATINO PATIENTS WITH HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
The summary below is from the full report titled, Triple-Combination Treatment for Hispanic/Latino Patients with Hypertension.
Andrew J. Lewin, MD; Dean J. Kereiakes, MD; Steven G. Chrysant, MD; Joseph L. Izzo, Jr, MD; Suzanne Oparil, MD; James Lee, PhD; Victor Fernandez, BS; Michael Melino, PhD
LINKING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE TO SELF-REPORTED RISK FACTORS
The summary below is from the full report titled, Self-Reported Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Associated Hopelessness in Church-Placed Health Screening Program African American Participants.
JaNae Joyner, PhD; David M. Cline, MD; Debra R. Simmons, MS, RN; Carlos M. Ferrario, MD; David L. Mount, PsyD
DOES DEPRESSION PROMOTE OBESITY IN HISPANICS?
The summary below is from the full report titled, Health Behaviors and Obesity Among Hispanics with Depression, United States 2006
Pranesh P. Chowdhury, MD, MPH; Lina S. Balluz, MPH, ScD; Guixiang Zhao, MD, PhD; Machell Town, PhD
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