Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 19, Number 1


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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Incidence and Prevalence of Circulatory Diseases in Lebanon: a Physician’s Inquiry
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Abdo R. Jurjus, PhD; Rania A. Tohme, MD, MPH; Georges Ephrem, MD; Inaya A. Hajj Hussein, PhD; Rosalyn Jurjus, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: OBESITY

Body Mass and Cardiovascular Reactivity to Racism in African American College Students
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Vernessa R. Clark, PhD; Oliver W. Hill, Jr, PhD

The ”Rolling Store:” An Economical and Environmental Approach to the Prevention of Weight Gain in African American Women
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Betty M. Kennedy, PhD; Catherine M. Champagne, PhD; Donna H. Ryan, MD; Robert Newton, Jr, PhD; Beverly K. Conish, MPA; David W. Harsha, PhD; Erma J. Levy, MPH; Margaret L. Bogle, PhD, for the Lower Mississippi Delta Nutrition Intervention Research Initiative

Increasing Body Weight and the Transition from Welfare to Work: Findings from the National Survey of American Life
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Julia F. Hastings, PhD; Lonnie R. Snowden, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: HYPERTENSION

Analysis of Candidate Genes and Hypertension in African American Adults
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Keith E. Whitfield, PhD; Xiaopan Yao, PhD; K. B. Boomer, PhD; George P. Vogler, PhD; Mark D. Hayward, PhD; David J. Vandenbergh, PhD

Racial Differences in Hypertension Knowledge: Effects of Differential Item Functioning
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Brian J. Ayotte, PhD; Ranak Trivedi, PhD; Hayden B. Bosworth, PhD

Views of Hypertension among Young African Americans Who Vary in Their Risk of Developing Hypertension
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Margaret R. Savoca, PhD; Sara A. Quandt, PhD; Conner D. Evans; Tara L. Flint; Allison G. Bradfield; Tiffany B. Morton, MS; Gregory A. Harshfield, PhD; David A. Ludwig, PhD

Health Beliefs and the Prevention of Hypertension in a Black Population Living in London
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Maxine Newell, DrPH; Naomi Modeste, DrPH; Helen Hopp Marshak, PhD; Colwick Wilson, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK FACTORS

Physical Activity Behaviors and Motivations in an Adult First Nation Population: a Pilot Study
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James D. Coble, MA; Ryan E. Rhodes, PhD; Joan Wharf Higgins, PhD

Diabetes Prevalence and Body Mass Index Differ by Ethnicity: The Multiethnic Cohort
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Gertraud Maskarinec, MD, PhD; Andrew Grandinetti, PhD; Grace Matsuura, MPH; Sangita Sharma, PhD; Marjorie Mau, MD; Brian E. Henderson, MD; Laurence N. Kolonel, MD, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: RESEARCH DESIGN

Development and Psychometric Testing of a Multidimensional Instrument of Perceived Discrimination Among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study
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Mario Sims, PhD; Sharon B. Wyatt, PhD; Mary Lou Gutierrez, PhD; Herman A. Taylor, MD, MPH; David R. Williams, PhD, MPH

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Concerns About Stigma, Social Support, and Quality of Life in Low-income HIV-positive Hispanics
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Sandra E. Larios, PhD, MPH; Jennifer N. Davis, MPH; Linda C. Gallo, PhD; Janel Heinrich, MPH, MA; Gregory Talavera, MD, MPH

Disparities and Predictors of Emergency Department Use Among California’s African American, Latino, and White Children, Aged 1-11 Years, with Asthma
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Kynna Wright, PhD, MSN, MPH, CPNP

DEPARTMENTS FOR THE PATIENTS

REDUCING STIGMA FOR BETTER HEALTH OUTCOMES AMONG HISPANICS WITH HIV/AIDS
Source: Concerns about Stigma, Social Support, and Quality of Life in Low Income HIV-positive Hispanics Sandra E. Larios, PhD, MPH; Jennifer N. Davis, MPH; Linda C. Gallo, PhD; Janel Heinrich, MPH, MA; Gregory Talavera, MD, MPH

MEASURING RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
Source: Development and Psychometric Testing of a Multidimensional Instrument of Perceived Discrimination Among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study Mario Sims , PhD; Sharon B. Wyatt, PhD; Mary Lou Gutierrez, PhD; Herman A. Taylor, MD, MPH; David R. Williams, PhD, MPH

WHY DO PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA USE THE EMERGENCY ROOM?
Source: Disparities and Predictors of Emergency Department Use Among California’s African American, Latino, and White Children with Asthma, Aged 1-11 Years Kynna Wright, PhD, MSN, MPH, CPNP

WHAT DO AFRICAN AMERICAN TEENS UNDERSTAND ABOUT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?
Source: Views of Hypertension Among Young African Americans Who Vary in Their Risk of Developing Hypertension Margaret R. Savoca, PhD; Sara A. Quandt, PhD; Conner D. Evans; Tara L. Flint; Allison G. Bradfield; Tiffany B. Morton, MS; Gregory A. Harshfield, PhD; David A. Ludwig, PhD

UNDERSTANDING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAMS FOR FIRST NATION POPULATIONS
Source: Physical Activity Behaviors and Motivations in an Adult First Nation Population: a Pilot Study James D. Coble, MA; Ryan E. Rhodes, PhD; Joan Wharf Higgins, PhD

LOW-INCOME OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE BLACK WOMEN MORE LIKELY THAN NORMAL WEIGHT WOMEN TO BE EMPLOYED
Source: Increasing Body Weight and the Transition from Welfare to Work: Findings from the National Survey of American Life Julia F. Hastings, PhD; Lonnie R. Snowden, PhD

DEPARTMENTS

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