Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 22, Number 1



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HEALTH DISPARITIES


ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS


Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Hypertensive Patients in Abuja, Nigeria
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  Dike B. Ojji, MBBS, FWACP, FACP; Samuel O. Ajayi, MBBS, FWACP; Manmak H. Mamven, MBBS, FWACP; Peter Alabi, MBBS, FMCP
 
Cardiovascular and Diabetes Risk Perception in a Hispanic Community Sample
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  Vanessa A. Diaz, MD, MS; Arch G. Mainous III, PhD; Deborah Williamson, DHA, CNM; Sharleen P. Johnson, MA; Michele E. Knoll, MA
 
Coronary Angiographic Findings and Conventional Coronary Artery Disease Risk Factors of Indo-Guyanese Immigrants with Stable Angina Pectoris and Acute Coronary Syndromes
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  Jeffrey J. Silbiger, MD; Russell Stein, MD; Biana Trost, MD; Jonathan Shaffer, PhD; Jin-Hee Kim, MD;Pilar Cohen, MD; Mazullah Kamran, MD
 

ORIGINAL REPORTS: MENTAL HEALTH


Racial/Ethnic Disparities, Social Support, and Depression: Examining a Social Determinant of Mental Health
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  Ruth S. Shim, MD, MPH; Jiali Ye, PhD; Peter Baltrus, PhD; Yvonne Fry-Johnson, MD, MSCR; Elvan Daniels, MD; George Rust, MD, MPH
 
The Impact of Goal-striving Stress on Physical Health of White Americans, African Americans, and Caribbean Blacks
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  Sherrill L. Sellers, PhD; Harold W. Neighbors, PhD; Rong Zhang, PhD; James S. Jackson, PhD
 

ORIGINAL REPORT: DIABETES


Demographic Differences in the Treatment and Control of Glucose in Type 2 Diabetic Patients: Implications for Health Care Practice
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  Brent M. Egan, MD; Stephanie R. Shaftman, MSc, MS; C. Shaun Wagner, MS; Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, PhD; Keith A. Szymanski, PharmD
 
Type 2 Diabetes and Ethnic Disparities in Cognitive Impairment
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  James M. Noble, MD; Jennifer J. Manly, PhD; Nicole Schupf, PhD; Ming-Xing Tang, PhD; Jose´ A. Luchsinger, MD
 
Descriptive Profile of People with Diabetes Who Use the Puerto Rico Quitline
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  Alex Cabrera-Serrano, MS; Miriam V. Ramos-Colon, MS; Abraham Rivera-Alvarado, MS; Antonio Cases-Rosario, MPA; Jessica Irizarry Ramos, MS
 

ORIGINAL REPORTS: OBESITY


The Latino Health Project: Pilot Testing a Culturally Adapted Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention in Obese and Overweight Latino Adults
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  Leonor Corsino, MD, MHS; Marı´a Pilar Rocha-Goldberg; Bryan C. Batch, MD; David I. Ortiz-Melo, MD; Hayden B. Bosworth, PhD; Laura P. Svetkey, MD, MHS
 
The Relation of Acculturation to Overweight, Obesity, Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes among US Mexican-American Women and Men
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  Lorena Garcia, DrPH; Ellen B. Gold, PhD; Lu Wang; Xiaowei Yang, PhD; Meng Mao; Ann V. Schwartz, PhD
 
Exploring Differences in Adiposity in Two US Hispanic Populations of Mexican Origin Using Social, Behavioral, Physiologic and Genetic Markers: The IRAS Family Study
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  Kendra A. Young, MSPH; Tasha E. Fingerlin, PhD; Carl D. Langefeld, PhD; Carlos Lorenzo, PhD; Steven M. Haffner, PhD; Lynne E. Wagenknecht, DrPH; Jill M. Norris, PhD
 
Sex and Ethnic Differences in Validity of Self-reported Adult Height, Weight and Body Mass Index
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  Ming Wen, PhD; Lori Kowaleski-Jones, PhDD
 

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH


 
Exploratory Study on the International Medical Graduate – Patient Relationship: Patient’s Perceptions of the Quality of Care Delivered by His or Her Non-Native Doctor
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  Linda R. Weber, PhD; Kevin B. Mathews, MD
 
Maternal Health Prior to Pregnancy and Preterm Birth among Urban, Low Income Black Women in Baltimore: The Baltimore Preterm Birth Study
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  Suezanne T. Orr, PhD; Jerome P. Reiter, PhD; Sherman A. James, PhD; Caroline A. Orr, MA
 

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER


 
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Lifetime Risk of Corpus Uterine Cancer: A Comparative Study of Puerto Rico and the United States SEER Population
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  Ana Patricia Ortiz, PhD; Yomayra Otero, MS; Katherine Svensson, MS; Omar Garcıa-Rodrıguez, MS; Sheyla Garced, MS; Elvis Santiago, BS; Sharee Umpierre, MD; Nayda Figueroa, MD, MPH;Karen J. Ortiz-Ortiz, MA, MPH
 

ORIGINAL REPORTS: RESEARCH DESIGN


 
Characterization of Clinical Study Populations by Race and Ethnicity in Biomedical Literature
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  Priyanka Kanakamedala, AB; Susanne B. Haga, PhD
 

ORIGINAL REPORTS: GLOBAL HEALTH


 
Biochemical Differences in Ethnic Groups in Durango, Mexico
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  Ismael Lares-Asseff, MD, PhD; Azalia Lujan-Garcıa, MSc; Martha Sosa-Macıas, PhD; Blanca Lazalde-Ramos, MSc; Veronica Loera-Castaneda, MD, PhD; Carlos Galaviz-Hernandez, MD, PhD; Ignacio Villanueva-Fierro, PhD
 
Total Vascular Risk as a Strong Correlate of Severity of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Nigerian Africans
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  Mayowa Ojo Owolabi, MBBS, MWACP, FMCP, Dr.med; Arinola Ipadeola, MBBS, FMCP, FWACP
 

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