Ethnicity & Disease/Volume 17, Number 2

Supplement 2


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FOCUS: HEART FAILURE

From the Editor-in-Chief: Section Previews
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Corrections
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ORIGINAL REPORTS: HEART FAILURE

Factors Underlying Racial Disparities in Hospital Care of Congestive Heart Failure
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Jay J. Shen, PhD; Elmer L. Washington, MD; Kyusuk Chung, PhD; Ralph Bell, PhD

Guidelines for Management of High-Risk African Americans with Multiple Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Recommendations of an Expert Consensus Panel
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Richard Allen Williams, MD; John M. Flack, MD, MPH; James R. Gavin, III, MD, PhD; Wendy R. Schneider, RN, BSN, MSN; Charles H. Hennekens, MD, DrPH

Are There Gender Differences in the Reasons Why African Americans Delay in Seeking Medical Help for Symptoms of an Acute Myocardial Infarction?
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Angela D. Banks, RN, PhD; Kathleen Dracup, RN, DNSc

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Epidemiologic Profile of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in a Tertiary Care Hospital
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Simeon A. Isezuo, FMCP; Sani A. Abubakar, MBBS

Profile of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in a Predominantly African American Urban Patient Population
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Berhane Seyoum, MD; Paulos Berhanu, MD

Inpatient to Outpatient Transfer of Diabetes Care: Perceptions of Barriers to Postdischarge Followup in Urban African American Patients
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Kate Wheeler, MD; Rochanda Crawford, BSN; Debra McAdams, BSN; Rosa Robinson; Virginia G. Dunbar, BS; Curtiss B. Cook, MD

The Contribution of Soul and Caribbean Foods to Nutrient Intake in a Sample of Blacks of US and Caribbean Descent in the Adventist Health Study-2: A Pilot Study
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Jabar A. Akbar, MPH; Karen Jaceldo-Siegl, DrPH; Gary Fraser, MBChB, PhD, MPH; R. Patti Herring, PhD; Antronette Yancey, MD, MPH

Prevalence of Diabetes and Glucose Intolerance in an Ethnically Diverse Rural Community of Hawaii
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Andrew Grandinetti, PhD; Joseph Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, PhD; Andre´ G. Theriault, PhD; Joanne M. Mor, MS; Healani K. Chang, DrPH; Carol Waslien, PhD

Waist Circumference and Waist-to-Hip Ratio as Indicators of Fat Location in Black, White, and Mulatto Brazilian Men
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Ma´rcia Gonc¸alves Ferreira, PhD; Joaquim Gonc¸alves Valente, MD, PhD; Regina Maria Veras Gonc¸alves da Silva, PhD; Rosely Sichieri, MD, PhD

A Comparison of Weight-Control Behaviors in African American and Caucasian Women
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Rachel A. Annunziato, PhD; Janet N. Lee, BA; Michael R. Lowe, PhD

Body Mass Index in Monoracial and Multiracial Adults: Results from the Multiethnic Cohort Study
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Cheryl L. Albright, PhD, MPH; Alana Steffen, PhD; Lynne R. Wilkens, DrPH; Brian E. Henderson, MD; Laurence N. Kolonel, MD, PhD

Physician Assessment of Stroke Risk in Hypertensive Patients in the Middle East and Africa: Results of the ACTION Survey
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Kamal F. Badr, MD; Khereddine M. Merad Boudia, MD; Mohamed Alami, MD; Waleed A. Khoja, MD; Ali B. Belhani, MD; Moustafa Nawar, MD; Hany Ragy, MD; Mohammad Ishaq, MD; J.M. Muscat Baron, MD; Ayman J. Hammoudeh, MD; Suzan S. De Mar Youssef, MBA; Reine M. Nakhle, MBA; Amale G. Chalfoun, MD and the ACTION (Assessing and reduCing the risk of sTroke in hypertensION Survey Group)

ORIGINAL REPORTS: PUBLIC HEALTH

Descriptive and Analytic Epidemiologic Studies to Identify Modifiable Determinants of Disparities in Mortality Rates between Blacks and Whites
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Robert S. Levine, MD; Nathaniel C. Briggs, MD, MSc; Danielle Hollar, PhD; Baqar A. Husaini, PhD; Charles H. Hennekens, MD; Barbara J. Kilbourne, PhD

Older African Americans’ Perceptions of Pharmacists
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Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH; Dean Schillinger, MD; Edward Mamary, DrPH; Anita Stewart, PhD

A Comparison of the Health Status and Behavioral Risk Factors Among English-Speaking Hispanics and Non-Hispanic Blacks and Whites in Missouri
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Shumei Yun, MD, PhD; Julie M. Krygiel Kapp, MPH, PhD; Sherri G. Homan, RN, PhD; Andrew Hunter, MA; Bao-Ping Zhu, MD, MS

Understanding Latino Adolescent Risk Behaviors: Parental and Peer Influences
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Jennifer C. Livaudais, MPH; Anna Napoles-Springer, PhD; Susan Stewart, PhD; Celia Patricia Kaplan, DrPH, MA

Health Literacy and Perceived Health Status in Latinos and African
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Carmen E. Guerra, MD, MSCE; Judy A. Shea, PhD

Anemia in the Turks and Caicos Islands: Exploring the Dietary Link
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Terese E. Maitland, PhD, MPH

Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke (KIDS): Design of a School-Based Intervention to Improve Stroke Awareness
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Nicole R. Gonzales, MD; Devin L. Brown, MD; Katherine E. Maddox, MS, RN, CS; Kathleen M. Conley, PhD; Nina Espinosa, BS; Jennifer K. Pary, MD; Asha P. Karim, MS; Lemuel A. Moye´, MD, PhD; James C. Grotta, MD; Lewis B. Morgenstern, MD

Pattern of Thyroid Disorders in the Southwestern Region of Nigeria
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A. O. Ogbera, FMCP; O. Fasanmade, FWACP; O. Adediran, FMCP

Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Develop a Culturally Sensitive Smoking Cessation Intervention with Public Housing Neighborhoods
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Jeannette O. Andrews, PhD, APRN, BC; Gayle Bentley, DNP, APRN, BC; Stacey Crawford, CHW; Lester Pretlow, PhD, CLS (C), NRCC (CC); Martha S. Tingen, PhD, APRN, BC

The Relationships Among Acculturation, Body Mass Index, Depression, and Interleukin 1-Receptor Antagonist in Hispanic Pregnant Women
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R. Jeanne Ruiz, PhD; Raymond P. Stowe, PhD; Elizabeth Goluszko,MS; Michele C. Clark, RN, PhD; Alai Tan, PhD

Designing and Implementing a Cultural Competence OSCE: Lessons Learned from Interviews with Medical Students
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Alexander R. Green, MD, MPH; Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD; Edward Krupat, PhD; Augustus White, MD, PhD; William C. Taylor, MD; David A. Hirsh, MD; Rebbecca P. Wilson; Joseph R. Betancourt, MD, MPH

Design of a Family Study Among High-Risk Caribbean Hispanics: The Northern Manhattan Family Study
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Ralph L. Sacco, MD, MS; Edison A. Sabala, BA; Tanja Rundek, MD, PhD; Suh-Hang Hank Juo, MD, PhD; Jinaping Sam Huang, MS; Marco DiTullio, MD; Shunichi Homma, MD; Katihurka Almonte, MD; Carlos Garcia Lithgow, MD; Bernadette Boden-Albala, MPH, DrPH

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER

Regional Disparities in Treatment and Survival of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
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Richard E. Crowell, MD; Therese Goetz, PhD, MPH; Charles Wiggins, PhD; Eric Magana, MD

Hepatitis B Testing for Liver Cancer Control Among Korean Americans
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Roshan Bastani, PhD; Beth A. Glenn, PhD; Annette E. Maxwell, DrPH; Angela M. Jo, MD, MSHS

Factors Influencing Prostate Cancer Screening Decisions Among African American Men
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Michael A. Sanchez, MPH; Deborah J. Bowen, PhD; Alton Hart Jr., MD, MPH; Clarence Spigner, DrPH, MPH

ORIGINAL REPORTS: MENTAL HEALTH

Memory Performance and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Black and White Community Elders
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Graham J. McDougall Jr., PhD, RN; Phillip W. Vaughan, MA; Taylor W. Acee, MA; Heather Becker, PhD
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Hypertension and Depression among US Adult Women
Jen’nan Ghazal Read, PhD; Bridget K. Gorman, PhD

REVIEWS

Review: Weight-Loss Interventions with Hispanic Populations
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Nangel M. Lindberg, PhD; Victor J. Stevens, PhD

DEPARTMENTS

CLINICAL RESEARCH
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GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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UPDATES FROM US HEALTH AGENCIES
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HEALTH LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
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FOR THE PATIENT
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MEMORY AND MILD MENTAL LOSS IN BLACK AND WHITE COMMUNITY ELDERS
Source: Memory Performance and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Black and White Community Elders
Graham J. McDougall Jr., PhD, RN; Phillip W. Vaughan, MA; Taylor W. Acee, MA; Heather Becker, PhD

MANAGING CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN HIGH-RISK AFRICAN AMERICANS
Source: Guidelines for Management of High-Risk African Americans with Multiple Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Recommendations of an Expert Consensus Panel
Richard Allen Williams, MD; John M. Flack, MD, MPH; James R. Gavin, III, MD, PhD; Wendy R. Schneider, RN, MSN; Charles H. Hennekens, MD, DrPH

FINDING WAYS TO PREVENT AND TREAT ANEMIA
Source: Anemia in the Turks and Caicos Islands: Exploring the Dietary Link
Terese E. Maitland, PhD, MPH

LEARNING HOW TO REDUCE DEATH RATES IN AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES
Source: Descriptive and Analytic Epidemiologic Studies to Identify Modifiable Determinants of Disparities in Mortality Rates between Blacks and Whites
Robert S. Levine, MD; Nathaniel C. Briggs, MD, MSc; Danielle Hollar, PhD; Baqar A. Husaini, PhD; Charles H. Hennekens, MD; Barbara J. Kilbourne, PhD

HEPATITIS B AMONG KOREAN AMERICANS: FINDING WAYS TO IMPROVE TESTING, VACCINATION, AND BETTER HEALTH OUTCOMES What is Hepatitis B?
Source: Hepatitis B Testing for Liver Cancer Control Among Korean Americans
Roshan Bastani, PhD; Beth A. Glenn, PhD; Annette E. Maxwell, DrPH; Angela M. Jo, MD

THYROID DISORDERS IN NIGERIA
Source: Pattern of Thyroid Disorders in the Southwestern Region of Nigeria
A. O. Ogbera, FMCP; O. Fasanmade, FWACP; O. Adediran, FMCP

WHERE BRAZILIAN MEN STORE FAT MAY BE CLUE TO FURTHER HEALTH PROBLEMS
Source: Waist Circumference and Waist-to-Hip Ratio as Indicators of Fat Location in Black, White and Mulatto Brazilian Men
Ma´rcia Gonc¸alves Ferreira, PhD; Joaquim Goncalves Valente, MD, PhD; Regina Maria Veras Gonc¸alves da Silva, PhD; Rosely Sichieri, MD, PhD

A COMPARISON OF WEIGHT CONTROL BEHAVIORS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN ANDCAUCASIAN WOMEN
Source: A Comparison of Weight Control Behaviors in African American and Caucasian Women
Rachel A. Annunziato, PhD; Janet N. Lee, BA; Michael R. Lowe, PhD

DO CANCER PATIENTS IN NEW MEXICO SURVIVE AS WELL AS THOSE IN OTHER STATES?
Source: Regional Disparities in Treatment and Survival of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Richard E. Crowell, MD; Therese Goetz, PhD, MPH; Charles Wiggins, PhD; Eric Magana, MD

HEALTH RISK FACTORS FOR HISPANICS IN MISSOURI
Source: A Comparison of the Health Status and Behavioral Risk Factors Among English-Speaking Hispanics and Non-Hispanic Blacks and Whites in Missouri
Shumei Yun, MD, PhD; Julie M. Krygiel Kapp, MPH, PhD; Sherri G. Homan, RN, PhD; Andrew Hunter, MA; Bao-Ping Zhu, MD, MS

TALK WITH YOUR PHARMACISTS – THEY ARE THERE TO HELP
Source: Older African Americans’ Perceptions of Pharmacists Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH;Dean Schillinger, MD; Edward Mamary, DrPH; Anita Stewart, PhD
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SUPPLEMENT 2

SELECT PROCEEDINGS FROM THE SIXTH ANNUAL PRIMARY CARE AND PREVENTION CONFERENCE AND ELEVENTH ANNUAL HELA WOMEN’S HEALTH CONFERENCE

Physician and Provider Education for Improving Health and Eliminating Disparities
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George S. Rust, MD, MPH; Roland A. Pattillo, MD; Roland Matthews, MD; Anne M. Dubois, BA

Health Disparities and Women’s Reproductive Health
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Alicia Armstrong, MD, MHSCR; Yvonnne T. Maddox, PhD

Human Papillomavirus Vaccines: Who Will Pay, Who Will Receive, When to Administer?
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Debbie Saslow, PhD; Cosette M. Wheeler, PhD

FROM THE WORKING SESSIONS

Update on Micronutrients and Cervical Dysplasia
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Chandrika Piyathilake, BDS, MPH, PhD

The Role of Diet in Breast and Prostate Cancer Survival
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Hope R. Ferdowsian, MD, MPH; Neal D. Barnard, MD

Diabetes Update 2006: Urgency for New Approaches
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James R. Gavin III, MD, PhD

Depression in Primary Care
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Richard L. Elliott, MD, PhD

Association Between Body Image Disparity and Culturally Specific Factors that Affect Weight in Black and White Women
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Jamy D. Ard, MD, Lori F. Greene, MS, RD; Christie Z. Malpede, MA; Wendy K. Jefferson, BS

Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, G: An Update
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Gairy F. Hall, MD

Community-Associated Infections in Children-Update on Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus for the Practitioner
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Lilly Cheng Immergluck, MD

International Perspectives on Health Disparities and Social Justice: The African Condition
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Kwaku Danso, PhD, MPA

Addressing Disparities in Cardiovascular Risk through Community-Based Interventions
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Annette K. Low, MD; Karen B. Grothe, PhD; Taylor S. Wofford, BS; Marshall J. Bouldin, MD

ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS FROM THE SIXTH ANNUAL PRIMARY CARE AND PREVENTION CONFERENCE

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I-CAN: AN INTERAGENCY CASE MANAGEMENT NETWORK FOR DETAINED YOUTH
C Casares, MPH; RL Page, BA; CL Campbell, MSPH; HM Treadwell, PhD. From the Morehouse School of Medicine (CC, HMT); Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health (RLP, CLC).

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THE PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS OF LOW-INCOME AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN AND THEIR USE OF MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING
Dee M. Baldwin, PhD; Judith Lupo Wold, PhD; Sherry Gaines, PhD; Armenia Williams, DPA; Janie Leary, MSW; Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.

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PERPETRATORS OF BULLYING AMONG YOUNG GIRLS
E Wallace, PhD, MPH. Ithaca College, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education.