Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 20, Number 2



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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

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ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS


Differences in the Dietary Intake Habits by Diabetes Status for African American Adults
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Jonathan M. Scott, MS; Leon McDougle, MD, MPH; Kent Schwirian, PhD; Christopher A. Taylor, PhD

Patient Perception of Risk Factors Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease Morbidity and Mortality
Ainah U. Tan, BS; Brenda Hoffman, MD; Sylvia E. Rosas, MD, MSCE

Asian American/Pacific Islander Paradox in Diabetic Retinopathy: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006–2008
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Yan Li, MD, MPH; Youlian Liao, MD; Amy Fan, MD, PhD; Xinzhi Zhang, MD, PhD; Lina Balluz, ScD, MPH

Benefits, Barriers, Attitudes, and Beliefs about Soy Meat-alternatives among African American Parishioners Living in Eastern North Carolina
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Roman Pawlak, PhD, RD; Brenda Malinauskas, PhD; Ashley Corbett, BS

Detecting Cardiometabolic Syndrome Using World Health Organization Public Health Action Points for Asians and Pacific Islanders
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Andrew Grandinetti, PhD; Joseph K. Kaholokula, PhD; Marjorie K. Mau, MD, MS; Dominic C. Chow, MD, MPH

Asians and Pacific Islanders and the Growing Childhood Obesity Epidemic
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Sanaa Shabbir, MPH; David Kwan, MPH; May C. Wang, DrPH; Margaret Shih, MD, PhD; Paul A. Simon, MD, MPH

Alloimmunization and Clinical Profile of Sickle Cell Disease Patients from Salvador – Brazil
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Angela Maria Dias Zanette, MD; Marilda de Souza Goncalves, PhD; Laise Vilasboas Schettini, BS; Lais Magalha˜es Aguiar, BS; Regina Celia Santos Bahia, MD; Luciana Araujo Vasconcelos Nogueira, MD; Claudio Jose´ de Freitas Brandao, MS; Ana Claudia Neves de Azevedo, BS; Luciana Ramos de Aragao, BS; Sergio Marcos Arruda, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH


Association Between Utilization of Preventive Services and Health Insurance Status: Findings from the 2008 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Nita Patel, MPH; Sejong Bae, PhD; Karan P. Singh, PhD

Sociocultural Factors Influencing Delay in Seeking Routine Health Care Among Latinas: A Community-Based Participatory Research Study
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Tabassum Z. Insaf, MPH; Janine M. Jurkowski, PhD; Ladan Alomar, MSc

Patient Navigation Pilot Project: Results from the Community Health Advisors in Action Program (CHAAP)
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Mona Fouad, MD, MPH; Theresa Wynn, PhD; Michelle Martin, PhD; Edward Partridge, MD

The Effect of Language Preference on Prenatal Weight Gain and Postpartum Weight Retention in Urban Hispanic Women
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Barbara Hackley, MSN; Kristopher Fennie, PhD, MPH; Jo Applebaum, MPH; Diane Berry, PhD; Gail D’Eramo Melkus, EdD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER


Hepatocellular Cancer: Risk Factors and Survival in Pacific Islanders Compared to Caucasians in Hawaii
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Margaret Ochner, MD, MPH; Linda L. Wong, MD; Kristal Wimmer-Kunitomo, MD

Measuring Skin Cancer Risk in African Americans: Is the Fitzpatrick Skin Type Classification Scale Culturally Sensitive?
Latrice C. Pichon, PhD, MPH; Hope Landrine, PhD; Irma Corral, PhD, MPH; Yongping Hao, PhD; Joni A. Mayer, PhD; Katherine D. Hoerster, MS, MPH

Nicotine Replacement Therapy Use Among Adolescent Smokers Seeking Cessation Treatment
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Maria Botello-Harbaum, MS, EdD; Jennifer R. Schroeder, PhD; Charles C. Collins, BA, BSW; Eric T. Moolchan, MD

COMMENTARY


Health Promotion in Barbershops: Balancing Outreach and Research in African American Communities
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Bill J. Releford, DPM; Stanley K. Frencher, Jr., MD, MPH; Antronette K. Yancey, MD, MPH

Recognizing the Diverse Roles of Community Health Workers in the Elimination of Health Disparities: From Paid Staff to Volunteers
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Andrea Cherrington, MD, MPH; Guadalupe X. Ayala, PhD, MPH; John P. Elder, PhD, MPH; Elva M. Arredondo, PhD; Mona Fouad, MD; Isabel Scarinci, PhD, MPH

DEPARTMENTS

 

FOR THE PATIENTS

DO AFRICAN AMERICAN TEENS HAVE EQUAL ACCESS TO NICOTINE PATCH AND GUM?
Source: Nicotine Replacement Therapy Use Among Adolescent Smokers Seeking Cessation Treatment
Maria Botello-Harbaum, MS, EdD; Jennifer R. Schroeder, PhD; Charles C. Collins, BA, BSW; Eric T. Moolchan, MD

ALLOIMMUNIZATION: ONE RISK OF TREATING SICKLE CELL DISEASE
Source: Alloimmunization and Clinical Profile of Sickle Cell Disease Patients from Salvador – Brazil
Angela Maria Dias Zanette, MD; Marilda de Souza Goncalves, PhD; Laise Vilasboas Schettini, BS; Lais Magalha˜es Aguiar, BS; Regina Celia Santos Bahia, MD; Luciana Araujo Vasconcelos Nogueira, MD; Claudio Jose´ de Freitas Brandao, MS; Ana Claudia Neves de Azevedo, BS; Luciana Ramos de Aragao, BS; Sergio Marcos Arruda, MD

PRENATAL WEIGHT GAIN AND POSTPARTUM WEIGHT RETENTION: LINKED TO LANGUAGE PREFERENCE?
Source: The Effect of Language Preference on Prenatal Weight Gain and Postpartum Weight Retention in Urban Hispanic Women Barbara Hackley, MSN; Kristopher Fennie, PhD, MPH; Jo Applebaum, MPH; Diane Berry, PhD; Gail D’Eramo Melkus, EdD

CLINICAL RESEARCH

GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

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