Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 19, Number 4


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INFECTIOUS DISEASE

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ORIGINAL REPORTS: INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Regarding Influenza Prevention and Control Measures among Hispanics in San Diego County – 2006
Jeffrey W. Bethel, PhD; Stephen H. Waterman, MD, MPH

Ethnic-specific Prevalence of Hepatitis B/C Virus Infection in Pin-Jen, Taiwan
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Hsin-Wen Lai; Hui-Yin Hsiung; John Jen Tai; Shu-I Chen; Huan-Cheng Chang; Tony Hsiu-Hsi Chen

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Prevalence of Combinatorial CYP2C9 and VKORC1 Genotypes in Puerto Ricans: Implications for Warfarin Management in Hispanics
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Jorge Duconge, PhD; Carmen L. Cadilla, PhD; Andreas Windemuth, PhD; Mohan Kocherla, MS; Krystyna Gorowski, BS; Richard L. Seip, PhD; Kali Bogaard, MS; Jessica Y. Renta, MS; Paola Piovanetti, BS; Darrin D’Agostino, MD; Pedro J. Santiago-Borrero, MD; Gualberto Ruan˜o, MD

Predictors of Medication Adherence for African American Patients Diagnosed with Hypertension
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Julia Braverman, PhD; Julien Dedier, MD, MPH

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Bystander CPR in Los Angeles, California
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Peter C. Benson, MD; Marc Eckstein, MD; Christian D. McClung, MD, M.Phil(Cantab); Sean O. Henderson, MD

Perceptions of Hypertension and Contributing Personal and Environmental Factors among Rural Southern African American Women
Cassandra D. Ford, PhD, MBA, MSN, RN; Mi Ja Kim, PhD, RN; Barbara L. Dancy, PhD, RN

ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES

Ethnic Differences in Gestational Oral Glucose Screening in a Large US Population
Kathryn L. Pedula, MS; Teresa A. Hillier, MD, MS; Mark M. Schmidt, BA; Judith A. Mullen, APRN, BC, CDE; Marie-Aline Charles, MD, MPH; David J. Pettitt, MD

HLA Class II Polymorphism in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus from a Brazilian Racially Admixtured Population
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Cre´sio Alves, MD, PhD; Maria Betaˆnia P. Toralles, MD, PhD; Gilda´sio C. Carvalho, PharmD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Adherence to Pap Test Guidelines: Variation among Asians in California
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Michael K. Lin, PhD; Joel M. Moskowitz, PhD; Gene Kazinets, PhD; Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA; Young-Bok Kim, DrPH; Diana D. McDonnell, PhD

Who Treats Limited English Proficient Patients? Implications for Linguistic Access Initiatives
Eric E. Seiber, PhD; Christen M. Smith, BS; Sandra J. Tanenbaum, PhD

Regional Differences in Attitudes that May Affect Health Behavior and Willingness to Participate in Research among Black Seventh-day Adventists
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Andy Lampkin, PhD; Antronette Yancey, PhD; Colwick Wilson, PhD; Gary E. Fraser, PhD

A Mixed-Methods Approach to Developing a Self-Reported Racial/Ethnic Discrimination Measure for Use in Multiethnic Health Surveys
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Salma Shariff-Marco, PhD; Gilbert C. Gee, PhD; Nancy Breen, PhD; Gordon Willis, PhD; Bryce B. Reeve, PhD; David Grant, PhD; Ninez A. Ponce, PhD; Nancy Krieger, PhD; Hope Landrine, PhD; David R. Williams, PhD; Margarita Alegria, PhD; Vickie M. Mays, PhD; Timothy P. Johnson, PhD; E. Richard Brown, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: GLOBAL HEALTH

The Association of Plasma Fatty Acids with Prostate Cancer Risk in Nigerians
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Flora A. Ukoli, MBBS; Philip N. Akumabor, MBBS; Temple C. Oguike, MBBS; Lemuel L. Dent, MD; Derrick Beech, MD; Usifo Osime, MBBS

COMMENTARIES

”Half the Dsylipidemia of Insulin Resistance” Is the Dsylipidemia of Insulin-Resistant Blacks
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Anne E. Sumner, MD

Chronic Kidney Disease in United States Hispanics: A Growing Public Health Problem
Claudia M. Lora, MD; Martha L. Daviglus, MD, PhD; John W. Kusek, PhD; Anna Porter, MD; Ana C. Ricardo, MD, MPH; Alan S. Go, MD; James P. Lash, MD

Genomic Medicine and Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities: Promises, Perils and the Challenges for Health Care and Public Health Policy
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Ramal Moonesinghe, PhD; Walter Jones, PhD; Peggy A. Honore´, DHA; Benedict I. Truman, MD, MPH; Garth Graham, MD, MPH

DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS

WHY DO ONLY SOME SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH STUDIES?
Source: Regional Differences in Attitudes that May Affect Health Behavior and Willingness to Participate in Research among Black Seventh-day Adventists
Andy Lampkin, PhD; Antronette Yancey, PhD; Colwick Wilson, PhD; Gary E. Fraser, PhD

DNA MAKEUP OF HISPANIC PERSONS SHOULD BE DETERMINED BEFORE WARFARIN PRESCRIPTION
Source: Prevalence of Combinatorial CYP2C9 and VKORC1 Genotypes in Puerto Ricans: Implications for Warfarin Management in Hispanics Jorge Duconge, PhD; Carmen L Cadilla, PhD; Andreas Windemuth, PhD; Mohan Kocherla, MS; Krystyna Gorowski, BS; Richard L. Seip, PhD; Kali Bogaard, MS; Jessica Y Renta, MS; Paola Piovanetti, BS; Darrin D’Agostino, MD; Pedro J. Santiago-Borrero, MD; Gualberto Ruan˜o, MD

LIPID LEVEL DIFFERENCES AFFECT HEALTH RISKS BETWEEN BLACKS AND WHITE
Source: ”Half the Dsylipidemia of Insulin Resistance” Is the Dsylipidemia of Insulin-Resistant
Anne E. Sumner, MD

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