Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 20, Number 1


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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Ambient Temperature or Seasonal Variations in Blood Pressure: How Important Is This in Sub-Saharan Africa?
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Setor Kunutsor, BSc, MBChB, MSt

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Does the Use of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Vary by Race, Education, and Income?
Ivy O. Poon, PharmD, BCPS; Nicole Etti, PharmD; Lincy S. Lal, PharmD, PhD
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Elevated Homocysteine and Hypertension in Xinjiiang Province, China
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Hang Lu, MA; Zhen Hong Lu, BA; Peng Gang Li, BA; Ying Ying Wang, BA; Zhao Yang Yan, BA

Personality and Inflammation: The Protective Effect of Openness to Experience
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Charles R. Jonassaint, MA; Stephen H. Boyle, PhD; Cynthia M. Kuhn, PhD; Ilene C. Siegler, PhD, MPH; William E. Copeland, PhD; Redford Williams, MD

Identifying and Oversampling Hispanics by the Passel-Word Surname List for Enrollment in a Web-based Nutritional Intervention
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Nikki M. Carroll, MS; Debra P. Ritzwoller, PhD; Melanie A. Stopponi, MPA; Christine Cole Johnson, PhD

Body Mass Index as a Function of Length of United States Residency among Haitian Immigrant Children
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Nancy Strickman-Stein, PhD; Marie-Denise Gervais, MD; David A. Ludwig, PhD; Sarah E. Messiah, PhD; Steven E. Lipshultz, MD; Tracie L. Miller, MD

Perceptions about Body Image and Sizes Among Black African Girls Living in Cape Town
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Thandi Puoane, DrPH; Lungiswa Tsolekile, MPH; Nelia Steyn, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: HEALTH DISPARITIES

Risk of Prenatal Depression: Differences by Race
Jay J. Shen, PhD; Fang Lin, BS; Tara Jackson, MHA
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Perceived Racial Discrimination in Health Care and its Association with Patients’ Healthcare Experiences: Does the Measure Matter?
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Leslie R.M. Hausmann, PhD; Nancy R. Kressin, PhD; Barbara H. Hanusa, PhD; Said A. Ibrahim, MD

Mini-Mental State Exam Domains Predict Falls in an Elderly Population: Follow-up from the Hispanic Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly (H-EPESE) Study
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Daniella Ramirez, BS; Robert C. Wood, DrPH; Johanna Becho, BA; Kathleen Owings, MD; Kyriakos Markides, PhD; David V. Espino, MD

Leading Causes of Mortality of Asian Indians in California
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Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS; Arnab Mukherjea, DrPH(c) MPH; Ariel Holland, BA; Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PRIMARY CARE

Reducing Disparities and Improving Quality: Understanding the Needs of Small Primary Care Practices
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Robin M. Weinick, PhD; Sepheen C. Byron, MHS; Esther S. Han, MPH; Jessica Briefer French, MHSA; Sarah Hudson Scholle, DrPH, MPH

Can We Rapidly Identify Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Users in the Primary Care Encounter? A RIOS Net Study
Andrew L. Sussman, PhD, MCRP; Robert L. Williams, MD, MPH; Brian M. Shelley, MD
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COMMENTARY

Cultural Context and a Critical Approach to Eliminating Health Disparities
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Derek M. Griffith, PhD; Jonetta Johnson, MPH; Katrina R. Ellis, MPH, MSW; Amy Jo Schulz, MPH, PhD
FROM ISHIB2009

The Pros and Cons of Staging Chronic Kidney Disease
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Diane Moseberry, MD; Susanne B. Nicholas, MD, PhD

DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS

PATIENTS USING ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE SOLUTIONS SHOULD DISCUSS IT WITH THEIR DOCTORS
Source: Can We Rapidly Identify Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Users in the Primary Care Encounter? A RIOS Net Study
Andrew L. Sussman, PhD, MCRP; Robert L. Williams, MD, MPH; Brian M. Shelley, MD

STUDY REVEALS LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH AMONG ASIAN INDIANS
Source: Leading Causes of Mortality of Asian Indians in California
Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS; Arnab Mekherjea, MPH; Ariel Holland, BS; Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA

APPROACH TO ELIMINATING HEALTH DISPARITIES
Source: Cultural Context and a Critical Approach to Eliminating Health Disparities
Derek M. Griffith, PhD; Jonetta Johnson, MPH; Katrina R. Ellis, MPH, MSW; Amy Jo Schulz, MPH, PhD

DESIGNING RECRUITMENT EFFORTS TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION FROM HISPANICS AT HIGH-RISK OF OBESITY
Source: Identifying and Oversampling Hispanics by the Passel-Word Surname List for Enrollment in a Webbased Nutritional Intervention
Nikki M. Carroll, MS; Debra P. Ritzwoller, PhD; Melanie A. Stopponi, MPA; Christine Cole Johnson, PhD

CLINICAL RESEARCH

GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

UPDATES FROM US HEALTH AGENCIES

HEALTH LEGISTRATIVE ISSUES