Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 19, Number 3


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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

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ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Race/Ethnic and Sex Differences in Large and Small Artery Elasticity – Results of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
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Daniel A. Duprez, MD; David R. Jacobs, Jr, PhD; Pamela L. Lutsey, PhD; David Herrington, MD; Darryl Prime, MD; Pamela Ouyang, MD; R. Graham Barr, MD; David A. Bluemke, MD

The Association Between Racial and Gender Discrimination and Body Mass Index Among Residents Living in Lower-income Housing
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Rachel C. Shelton, ScD, MPH; Elaine Puleo, PhD; Gary G. Bennett, PhD; Lorna H. McNeill, PhD, MPH; Glorian Sorensen, PhD, MPH; Karen M. Emmons, PhD

A Preliminary Investigation of Cognitive Appraisal and Cardiovascular Reactivity and Recovery in Arab Americans
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David K. Chatkoff, PhD; Michelle T. Leonard, PhD

On Human Tissue Kallikrein Activity in Urine of Brazilian White and Black Primary Hypertensive Patients
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Andreza Alves Belo, MSc; Marinez de Oliveira Sousa, PhD; Eduardo Luis Guimara˜es Machado, MD; Amintas Fabiano de Souza Figueiredo, PhD

Psychiatric Symptom Presentation in Ethnically Diverse Cardiology Patients
Rachel A. Annunziato, PhD; David Rubinstein, MD; Michael Murgueitio; Mugdha Santra, MD; Sarah Sultan, BS; Martin Maurer, MD; Gad Cotter, MD; Rachel Yehuda, PhD; Eyal Shemesh, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIABETES

Trend Analysis of Diagnosed Diabetes Prevalence among American Indian/Alaska Native Young Adults — United States, 1994–2007
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Henry Roberts, PhD; Ruth Jiles, PhD; Ali Mokdad, PhD; Gloria Beckles, MD; Nilka Rios-Burrows, MPH

Sociodemographic and Healthcare Characteristics of Colonia Residents: The Role of Life Stage in Predicting Health Risks and Diabetes
Status in a Disadvantaged Hispanic Population
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Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH; Martha Conkling, PhD; Jane N. Bolin, PhD, RN, JD; John D. Prochaska, DrPH; Dongling Zhan, MS; James N. Burdine, DrPH; Nelda Mier, PhD

Disparities in the Prevalence of Diabetes: Is it Race/Ethnicity or Socioeconomic Status? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
Carol L. Link, PhD; John B. McKinlay, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CHRONIC CONDITIONS

The Prevalence of Self-Reported Chronic Conditions among Arab, Chaldean, and African Americans in Southeast Michigan
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Hikmet Jamil, MD, PhD; Florence Dallo, PhD, MPH; Monty Fakhouri, MS; Thomas Templin, PhD; Radwan Khoury, PhD; Haifa Fakhouri, PhD

The Impact of Race and Ethnicity on Disease Severity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Katie L. Crosslin, PhD, CHES; Kristin L. Wiginton, PhD

Associations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with All-Cause Mortality in Blacks and Whites: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
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Alanna M. Chamberlain, MPH; Matthew B. Schabath, PhD; Aaron R. Folsom, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER

Colorectal Cancer Test Use among Californians of Mexican Origin: Influence of Language Barriers
Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow, PhD, MA; Stergios Roussos, PhD, MPH; Liza Rovniak, PhD, MPH; Melbourne Hovell, PhD, MPH

Sociodemographic Correlates of Stage of Adoption for Colorectal Cancer Screening in African Americans
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Jennifer Christie, MD; Lina Jandorf, MA; Steven Itzkowitz, MD; Ethan Halm, MD, MPH; Kim Freeman, MPH; Sheba King; Rayhana Dhulkifl, MPH; Michelle McNair, MA; Linda Thelemaque; Catalina Lawsin, PhD; Katherine Duhamel, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

The Association between Perceived Provider Discrimination, Healthcare Utilization and Health Status in Racial and Ethnic Minorities
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Chioun Lee, MA; Stephanie L. Ayers, PhD; Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, PhD

Multidimensional Health Locus of Control in American Indians: The Strong Heart Study
John Thomas Egan, BA; Gary Leonardson, PhD; Lyle G. Best, MD; Thomas Welty, MD, MPH; Darren Calhoun, PhD; Janette Beals, PhD

Patient-Physician Race Concordance and its Relationship to Perceived Health Outcomes
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Disha Kumar, BA; David G. Schlundt, PhD; Kenneth A. Wallston, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: RESEARCH DESIGN

Use of Focus Groups in Multi-Site, Multi-Ethnic Research Projects for Women’s Health: A Study of Women Across the Nation (SWAN) Example
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Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, PhD, MN, RN; Shelley R. Adler, PhD; Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS; Marcia Ory, PhD, MPH; Lynne G. Underwood, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: GLOBAL HEALTH

Geriatric Admissions in a Developing Country: Experience from A Tertiary Centre in Nigeria
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Arthur C. Onwuchekwa, MBBS, FMCP; E. God’spower Asekomeh, MBBS, MMCP, MWACP

DEPARTMENTS

FOR THE PATIENTS

ELASTICITY OF SMALL ARTERIES IN AFRICAN AMERICANS IS LOWER THAN THAT FOUND IN CAUCASIANS
Source: Race/Ethnic and Sex Differences in Large and Small Artery

Elasticity – Results of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Daniel A. Duprez, MD; David R. Jacobs Jr, PhD; Pamela L. Lutsey, PhD; David Herrington, MD; Darryl Prime, MD; Pamela Ouyang, MD; R. Graham Barr, MD; David A. Bluemke, MD

THE WIDENING GAP OF DIABETES BETWEEN AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE YOUNG ADULTS AND NON-HISPANIC WHITE YOUNG ADULTS
Source: Trend Analysis of Diagnosed Diabetes Prevalence among American Indian /Alaska Native Young Adults — United States, 1994–2007
Henry Roberts, PhD; Ruth Jiles, PhD; Ali Mokdad, PhD; Gloria Beckles, MD; Nilka Rios-Burrows, MPH

HOW STRESSFUL EVENTS AFFECT ARAB AMERICANS HEART HEALTH
Source: A Preliminary Investigation of Cognitive Appraisal and Cardiovascular Reactivity and Recovery in Arab Americans
David K. Chatkoff, PhD; Michelle T. Leonard, PhD

LITTLE EDUCATION AND LOW INCOME ARE MORE ASSOCIATED WITH DIABETES THAN ETHNICITY
Source: Disparities in the Prevalence of Diabetes: Is it Race/Ethnicity or Socioeconomic Status? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
Carol L. Link, PhD; John B. McKinlay, PhD

SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS MORE SEVERE IN NON-CAUCASIANS AND HISPANICS
Source: The Impact of Race and Ethnicity on Disease Severity in Systemic
Lupus Erythematosus Katie L. Crosslin, PhD, CHES; Kristin L. Wiginton, PhD

MEXICAN AMERICANS LESS LIKELY TO BE SCREENED FOR CANCER COMPARED TO WHITES
Source: Colorectal Cancer Test Use among Californians of Mexican
Origin: Influence of Language Barriers Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow, PhD, MA;
Stergios Roussos, PhD, MPH; Liza Rovniak, PhD, MPH; Melbourne Hovell, PhD, MPH

CLINICAL RESEARCH
GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
UPDATES FROM US HEALTH AGENCIES
HEALTH LEGISTRATIVE ISSUES
CORRECTION

Ethn Dis. 2009;19:172±178.
Onukwugha EC, Shaya FT, Saunders E, Weir MR.
Ethnic Disparities, Hospital Quality, and Medical Advice among Patients with Cardiovascular Disease. Ethn Dis. 2009;19:172±178.

Author name correction

Ebere Chukwu Onukwugha corrected to Eberechukwu Onukwugha, PhD

The new citation for this article should read:

Onukwugha EC [corrected to Onukwugha E], Shaya FT, Weir MR. Ethnic disparities, hospital quality, and discharges against medical advice among patients with cardiovascular disease. [published correction appears in Ethn Dis. 2009;19:375]. Ethn Dis. 2009;19:172±178.