Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 20, Number 4


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HEALTH DISPARITIES

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ORIGINAL REPORTS: HEALTH DISPARITIES

Role of Patient Race/ethnicity, Insurance and Age on Pap Smear Compliance across Ten Community Health Centers in Florida
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Nicole Cook, PhD, MPA; Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH; Isildinha Reis, DrPH; Lora Fleming, MD, PhD; D. Loer-Martin, PhD; Saint Anthony Amofah, MD

Awareness and Knowledge about Human Papillomavirus among Latina Immigrants
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Jonathan Drewry, MPH; Isabel C. Garces-Palacio, DrPH, MPH; Isabel Scarinci, PhD, MPH

All Nations Breath of Life: Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Health Disparities in Cigarette Smoking among American Indians
Christine Makosky Daley, PhD, MA, SM; K. Allen Greiner, MD, MPH; Niaman Nazir, MPH, MBBS; Sean M. Daley, PhD, MA; Cheree L. Solomon; Stacy L. Braiuca, MSW; T. Edward Smith; Won S. Choi, PhD, MPH

Medication Assistance Programs: Do All in Need Benefit Equally?
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Maria Pisu, PhD; Katie Crenshaw, JD, MSEd; Ellen Funkhouser, DrPH; Midge Ray, MSN, RN; Catarina I. Kiefe, MD, PhD; Kenneth Saag, MD, MSc; Cynthia LaCivita, PharmD; Jeroan J. Allison, MD, MS

Racial Difference in Lean Mass Distribution among Reproductive-aged Women
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Mahbubur Rahman, MD, PhD, MPH; Abbey B. Berenson, MD, MMS

Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma among White Hispanics and non-Hispanics in the United States
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Ray M. Merrill, PhD, MPH; Nelson D. Pace, BS; Ashley N. Elison, BS

Understanding Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002 and 2004
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Natalie D. Crawford, MPH; Camara P. Jones, MD, PhD; Lisa C. Richardson, MD, MPH

ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES AND OBESITY

Household Density and Obesity in Young Black and White Adults
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Earle C. Chambers, PhD; Clyde Schechter, MD; Amanda Tow, BS; Luis Torrens, BA; Rene Kohlieber, MD; Roberto Calderon, BA

Sex Differences in Blood Pressure Levels and Its Association with Obesity Indices: Who is at Greater Risk
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Shilpi Gupta, MSc; Satwanti Kapoor, PhD

Socioeconomic Position, Stress, and Cortisol in Relation to Waist Circumference in African American and White Women
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Peter T. Baltrus, PhD; Ruth S. Shim, MD; Jaile Ye, PhD; Leah Watson, BS; Sharon K. Davis, PhD

Physical Activity and Obesity in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study
Patricia M. Dubbert, PhD; Jennifer C. Robinson, PhD; Jung Hye Sung, PhD; Barbara E. Ainsworth, PhD; Sharon B. Wyatt, PhD; Teresa Carithers, PhD; Robert Newton, Jr., PhD; Jamie L. Rhudy, PhD; Krista Barbour, PhD; Barbara Sternfeld, PhD; Herman Taylor, Jr., MD

ORIGINAL REPORT: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

A Comparison of Physical Activity Environments between South Asians and White Caucasians with Coronary Heart Disease
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Shazareen N. Khan, BSc; Sherry L. Grace, PhD; Paul Oh, MD; Sonia Anand, MD, PhD; Donna E. Stewart, MD; Gilbert Wu, MD; Milan Gupta, MD; on behalf of the CRCARE Investigators

Cardiovascular Risk Factor Variation within a Hispanic Cohort: SWAN, the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation
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Carol A. Derby, PhD; Rachel P. Wildman, PhD; Aileen P. McGinn, PhD; Robin R. Green, PsyD; Alex J. Polotsky, MD; Kavitha T. Ram, MD; Janice Barnhart, MD; Gerson Weiss, MD; Nanette Santoro, MD

Clinical Risk Factors Demonstrate an Age-dependent Relationship with Oxidative Stress Biomarkers in African Americans
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Kathleen M. Sturgeon, MEd; Deborah L. Feairheller, BS; Keith M. Diaz, BS; Sheara T. Williamson, MS; Praveen Veerabhadrappa, MD; Michael D. Brown, PhD

Effect of African American Race on Hypertension Management: A Real-world Observational Study among 28 US Physician Practices
Bryan Batson, MD; Daniel Belletti, MA; Jenifer Wogen, MS

Obesity and Other Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and their Association with Osteoarthritis in Southern California American Indians, 2002–2006
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Jennifer L. Reid, PhD; Deborah J. Morton, PhD; Deborah L. Wingard, PhD; Mario D. Garrett, PhD; Denise von Muhlen, PhD; Donald Slymen, PhD

Prevalence of Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Hispanics Living with HIV
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Farah A. Ramirez-Marrero, PhD; Eilyn De Jesus, MD; Jorge Santana-Bagur, MD; Robert Hunter, MD; Walter Frontera, MD, PhD; Michael J. Joyner, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: RESEARCH DESIGN

Validation of a Dietary History Questionnaire for American Indian and Alaska Native People
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Maureen A. Murtaugh, PhD; Khe-ni Ma, MSTAT; Tom Greene, PhD; Diana Redwood, MS, MPH; Sandra Edwards, MS; Jennifer Johnson, MPH; Lillian Tom-Orme, PhD; Anne P. Lanier, MD; Jeffrey A. Henderson, MD; Martha L. Slattery, PhD

Recruiting Black Americans in a Large Cohort Study: The Adventist Health Study-2 (AHS-2) Design, Methods and Participant Characteristics
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R. Patti Herring, PhD; Terry Butler, DrPH; Sonja Hall, MA; Susanne B. Montgomery, PhD; Gary E. Fraser, MD, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Dental Caries in American Indian Toddlers after a Community-based Beverage Intervention
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Gerardo Maupome´, PhD; Njeri Karanja, PhD; Cheryl Ritenbaugh, PhD; Tam Lutz, MPH; Mikel Aickin, PhD; Thomas Becker, PhD

Comparisons of Latinos, African Americans, and Caucasians with Multiple Sclerosis
Robert J. Buchanan, PhD; Miguel A. Zuniga, MD, DrPH; Genny Carrillo-Zuniga, MD, ScD; Bonnie J. Chakravorty, PhD, MSW; Tuula Tyry, PhD; Rachel L. Moreau, MPH; Chunfeng Huang, PhD; Timothy Vollmer, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER

Perceived Cancer Risk among American Indians: Implications for Intervention Research
Angela A. Gonzales, PhD; Thanh G.N. Ton, MPH, PhD; Eva Marie Garroutte, PhD; Jack Goldberg, PhD; Dedra Buchwald, MD

Promoting a Breast Cancer Screening Clinic for Underserved Women: A Community Collaboration
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Sandhya Pruthi, MD; Eugenia Shmidt, BA; Margaret M. Sherman, MS, RN; Lonzetta Neal, MD; Dietlind Wahner-Roedler, MD

Evaluating the Relationships among Psychological Distress, Executive Cognitive Function and Economic Factors on Mammography Use in Unaffected African American Women at Risk for Breast Cancer
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Sharon S. Laing, PhD; Carlota Ocampo, PhD; Jeffrey R. Harris, MD

COMMENTARIES

South Asians and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Current Insights and Trends
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Sandeep S. Mangalmurti, MD; Ari Paley, MD; Francesca Gany, MD, MS; Edward A. Fisher, MD, PhD, MPH; Judith S. Hochman, MD

A Proposition Against Using the Terms ‘‘Hispanic’’ and ‘‘Latino’’ in Research on HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders
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Enrique Lo´pez, PsyD; Guadalupe Morales, PhD; Carlos Saucedo, PhD; Lizette Aguirre-Giro´n, BA; Sara Mack, MS; Karl Goodkin, MD, PhD

A Proposed New Food Guide: Why Pyramids Should Stop at Traffic Lights
Norman J. Temple, PhD; Lesley T. Bourne, PhD

DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS

HEART DISEASE AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR SOUTH ASIANS IN CANADA
CROWDED HOUSEHOLDS AND OBESITY IN YOUNG BLACK AND WHITE ADULTS
AWARENESS AND KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS AMONG LATINA IMMIGRANTS
A BREAST CANCER SCREENING CLINIC FOR UNDERSERVED WOMEN
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND OBESITY IN THE JACKSON HEART STUDY POPULATION
MEDICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS ARE USED LESS BY AFRICAN AMERICANS THAN
WHITES WITH LIMITED INCOMES

CLINICAL RESEARCH

GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

UPDATES FROM US HEALTH AGENCIES

HEALTH LEGISTRATIVE ISSUES

SUPPLEMENT 3: ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS FROM ISHIB2010, WASHINGTON, DC

BALTIMORE COMMUNITY HEALTH PARTNERSHIP: A MODEL FOR LOCAL EMPOWERMENT
CD MULLINS; FT Shaya; E Saunders

HDL DYSFUNCTIONALITY (PARAOXONASE ENZYME ACTIVITY [PON1]) IN NON-DIABETIC POSTMENOPAUSAL AFRICAN AMERICAN AND WHITE WOMEN: IMPLICATIONS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN BLACK WOMEN
T GAILLARD; S Parthasarathy; K Osei

VITAMIN ‘‘COCKTAIL’’ IMPROVED COMPLIANCE WITH ANTIHYPERTENSIVE DRUG THERAPY AMONG BLACK AFRICAN MALE HYPERTENSIVES
MJ AKPAFFIONG; DO Bisong; JN Dikota; SL Paris

OBSERVATIONS BY A HYPERTENSIONOLOGIST IN A GERIATRICS CLINIC: MEASUREMENT, MANAGEMENT AND A NEW ‘‘RETIREMENT HOME HYPERTENSION SYNDROME’’
C GRIM

VALIDATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE DEVICES BY COMBINING THE ESH AND AAMI PROTOCOLS SAVES TIME AND MONEY AND WILL LIKELY LEAD TO MORE DEVICE VALIDATION TESTING BEFORE MARKETING
CE GRIM; CM Grim

HUMAN BLOOD PRESSURE READINGS ARE MORE ACCURATE AND SHOW LESS VARIATION THAN OSCILLOMETRIC DEVICE READINGS
CE GRIM; CM Grim

EXAMINATION OF THE JOINT EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE ON LUNG FUNCTION IN AFRICAN AMERICANS: THE JACKSON HEART STUDY COHORT
BW CAMPBELL JENKINS; D Sarpong; D Hickson; WWhite; MS White; C Addison; C Burchfiel

AGE STRATIFICATION IN TRADITIONAL CORONARY RISK FACTORS IN EASTERN TAIWAN MALES WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
C-H HUANG; C-W Lee

ASSESSMENT OF THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK FACTORS IN AN AFRICAN AMERICAN COHORT: THE JACKSON HEART STUDY
D SARPONG; G Wilson; T Jiri; H Taylor; S Wyatt

EXAMINING HEALTH DISPARITY IN HEART FAILURE AMONG YOUNG ADULTS – 1997 & 2006
B HUSAINI; P Hull; V Cain; M Davidson; Z Samad; R Levine

COMBINATION AGENTS: IMPROVED EFFICACY, BUT LIMITED AVAILABILITY
MA KLEINPETER

SAFETY AND TOLERABILITY OF NEBIVOLOL IN BLACKS AND NON-BLACKS WITH STAGE 1–2 HYPERTENSION: POOLED ANALYSIS OF 3 US REGISTRATION TRIALS
E SAUNDERS; K Ferdinand

RACE-RELATED STRESS AND HOSTILITY: WHAT UNDERLIES OBESITY IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN?
GK GHOLSON; M Ali; DT Mwendwa; RC Sims; J Thomas; CO Callendar; AL Campbell

DISPARITIES IN CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS BETWEEN SOUTHEASTERN AFRICAN AMERICANS AND CAUCASIANS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVEMENT
JW REED; MA Moore; CM Ferrario; RJ Schuster; JL Miller; WH Bestermann; DR Simmons; J Joyner

COMBINATION THERAPY WITH ALISKIREN/HCTZ OR ALISKIREN/AMLODIPINE REDUCES CENTRAL SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE TO A GREATER DEGREE THAN AMLODIPINE MONOTHERAPY IN AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH STAGE 2 HYPERTENSION
K FERDINAND; R Townsend; J Pool; H Black; M Weinberger; R Weitzman; M Israel; D Purkayastha; J Izzo

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF ALISKIREN-BASED DUAL AND TRIPLE COMBINATION THERAPIES IN US MINORITY PATIENTS WITH STAGE 2 HYPERTENSION
K FERDINAND; R Weitzman; M Israel; J Lee; D Purkayastha; EA Jaimes

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF COMBINATION OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL (OM) AMLODIPINE BESYLATE (AML) + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (HCTZ) IN BLACK AND NON-BLACK PATIENTS: THE TRINITY STUDY
S OPARIL; T Littlejohn; M Melino; V Fernandez; J Lee; R Heyrman

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IMPLICATIONS OF HIV TREATMENT
C ODHIAMBO

hs-CRP IS ASSOCIATED WITH ABNORMAL LV FILLING PRESSURE IN AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH PRESERVED SYSTOLIC FUNCTION PVEERABHADRAPPA; KM Diaz; D Crabbe; G Sharma; V Hewitt; DL Feairheller; KM Sturgeon; S Williamson;
S Thakkar; J Kretzschmar; MA Jones; A Kashem; MD Brown

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF NEBIVOLOL MONOTHERAPY IN HISPANICS WITH STAGE I–II HYPERTENSION BY OBESITY STATUS H PUNZI; A Lewin; T Lukic; T Goodin; W Chen

BLOOD PRESSURE GOAL ATTAINMENT AMONG ADULTS WITH CKD AND T2DM: A PROVIDER FOCUSED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT USING EHR B THOMAS
RISK FOR KETOSIS-PRONE TYPE 2 DIABETES APPEARS TO BE GREATER IN BLACK-AFRICAN THAN AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN UJ UKEGBU; BM Onumah; AV Tambay; M Ricks; BV Miller, III; MK Tulloch-Reid; AE Sumner

EFFECTS ON BP CONTROL OF AMLODIPINE (AML)/OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL (OM), WITH OR WITHOUT HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (HCTZ), IN BLACK, HISPANIC, AND ASIAN PATIENTS NOT CONTROLLED BY PRIOR ANTIHYPERTENSIVE MONOTHERAPY MR WEIR; SD Nesbitt; M Weber; A Shojaee; WF Waverczak; C Qian

EFFECTS OF AN AMLODIPINE (AML)- AND OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL (OM)-BASED TITRATE-TO-GOAL REGIMEN IN BLACK OR NON-BLACK PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION AND
TYPE 2 DIABETES
CVS RAM; JM Neutel; C Qian; A Shojaee; KA Stoakes

AN AMLODIPINE (AML) OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL (OM)-BASED TREATMENT ALGORITHM ACHIEVES BP CONTROL IN A RANGE OF HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS, REGARDLESS OF THE TYPE OF PREVIOUS ANTIHYPERTENSIVE MONOTHERAPY JM NEUTEL; SD Nesbitt; WF Waverczak; C Qian; A Shojaee

EFFECTS OF IM28 ON HIV-1 AND METABOLIC DISORDERS INDUCED BY HIGHLY ACTIVE ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY: A HISTORY OF GENES D MAVOUNGOU; G Maka; MY Akoume; V Poaty-Mavoungou; B Ongali; E Mavoungou