Ethnicity & Disease/ Volume 15, Number 3

(Summer 2005)


Ethnicity & Disease Online

TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH:
TRANSLATING CLINICAL STUDIES INTO EVERYDAY PRACTICE

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From the Editor-in Chief:

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Keith C. Norris, MD

Editorial

Translational Research:
Moving Scientific Advances into the Real-World Setting
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Keith C. Norris, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH

“I’m Going To Die of Something Anyway”: Women’s Perceptions of Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction
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Debora A. Paterniti, PhD; Joy Melnikow, MD, MPH; Jim Nuovo, MD; Stuart Henderson, PhD; Michael DeGregorio,PharmD; Miriam Kuppermann, PhD; Robert Nease, PhD

A Pilot Church-Based Weight Loss Program for African-American Adults Using Church Members as Health Educators: A Comparison of Individual and Group Intervention
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Betty M. Kennedy, PhD; Sahasporn Paeratakul, PhD; Catherine M. Champagne, PhD; Donna H. Ryan, MD; David W. Harsha, PhD; Bernestine McGee, PhD; Glenda Johnson, PhD; Farzad Deyhim, PhD; William Forsythe, PhD; and Margaret L. Bogle, PhD for the Lower Mississippi Delta Nutrition Intervention Research Initiative

Perceived Competence of Rural South-African and Rural African-American Families: A Cross-Cultural Assessment of Structural Validity
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Murelle G. Harrison, PhD; Dorothy Malaka, DhD; Acheampong Yaw Amoateng, PhD; Ivory Toldson, PhD

Empowering Factors for Regular Mammography Screening in Under-Served Populations: Pilot Survey Results in Tennessee
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Nasar U. Ahmed, PhD; Jane G. Fort, PhD; Jared D. Elzey, BA; Yigzaw Belay, MS, PAHM

Recruitment Strategies for Minority Participation: Challenges and Cost Lessons from the POWER Interview
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Joyce Fulton Keyzer, RNC, MPA; Joy Melnikow, MD, MPH; Miriam Kuppermann, PhD, MPH; Stephen Birch,DPhil; Christina Kuenneth, MPH; Jim Nuovo, MD; Rahman Azari, PhD; Debra Oto-Kent, MPH; Mairin Rooney

ORIGINAL REPORTS:CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Activity of 11ß-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 2 in Normotensive Blacks and Whites Abs &Pdf 15-3-407
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R. Ravi Shankar, MD; Paolo Ferrari, MD; Bernard Dick, MS; Walter T. Ambrosius, PhD; George J. Eckert, MS;J. Howard Pratt, MD

Acculturation and Cardiovascular Disease Screening Practices Among Mexican Americans Living in Chicago
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Janine M. Jurkowski, PhD, MPH; Timothy P. Johnson, PhD

The Global Burden of Chronic Kidney Disease and the Way Forward
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C. O. Alebiosu, FWACP; O. E. Ayodele, FWACP

A Family History of Diabetes Is Related to Abnormal Insulin Sensitivity in African-Caribbean Girls of Low Birth Weight: Is Catch-up Weight Important?
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Earle C. Chambers, PhD; Eugene S. Tull, DrPH; Henry Fraser, PhD; Nyasha R. Mutunhu, BA; Natasha P. Sobers,MBBS; Elisa Niles, BS

Distribution and Determinants of Coronary Artery Disease in an Urban Pakistani Setting
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Sunita Dodani, MD, MS

Familial Roles of Older African-American Women with Type 2 Diabetes: Testing of a New Multiple Caregiving Measure
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Carmen D. Samuel-Hodge, PhD; Anne H. Skelly, PhD; Sandra Headen, PhD; Lori Carter-Edwards, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS:CANCER

Health Belief Model Factors in Mammography Screening: Testing for Interactions Among Subpopulations of Caribbean Women
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Nathan S. Consedine, PhD; Carol Magai, PhD; David Horton, BA; Alfred I. Neugut, MD, PhD; Michael Gillespie,PhD

Ethnicity and Breast Cancer in Hawaii: Increased Survival but Continued Disparity
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Kathryn L. Braun, DrPH; Megan Fong, MPH; Carolyn Gotay, PhD; Ian S. Pagano, PhD; Clayton Chong, MD

Ethnic Variation in Health-Related Quality of Life Among Low-Income Men With Prostate Cancer
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Tracey L. Krupski, MD; Geoffrey Sonn; Lorna Kwan, MPH; Sally Maliski, PhD; Arlene Fink, PhD; Mark S. Litwin MD, MPH

ORIGINAL REPORTS: OTHER

Religion, Sociodemographic and Personal Characteristics, and Self-Reported Health in Whites, Blacks, and Hispanics Living in Low-Socioeconomic Status Neighborhoods
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Luisa Franzini, PhD; John C. Ribble, MD; Katherine A. Wingfield, JD, MPH

Ethnicity as Manifest in Drug-Specific Vocabulary and Subsequent Risk of Starting Cannabis Use in Early Adolescence
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Holly C. Wilcox, PhD; Carla L. Storr, ScD; Mike Z. Benoit, BA; James C. Anthony, PhD

Disparities in Maternal Outcomes Among Four Ethnic Populations
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Jay J. Shen, PhD; Catherine Tymkow, ND; Nancy MacMullen, PhD

Preventive Care in the United States: Are Blacks Finally Catching Up?
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Janice Blanchard MD, MPH; Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH

Why Does Adult African-American Smoking Prevalence in California Remain Higher Than for Non-Hispanic Whites?
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Dennis R. Trinidad, PhD; Elizabeth A. Gilpin, MS; Martha M. White, MS; John P. Pierce, PhD

FOR THE PATIENT

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SCREENING FOR BREAST CANCER: IT’S NOT THAT BLACK AND WHITE

Source: Health Belief Model Factors in Mammography Screening:Testing for Interactions Among Subpopulations of Caribbean Women
Nathan S. Consedine, PhD; Carol Magai, PhD; David Horton, BA; Alfred I. Neugut, MD, PhD; Michael Gillespie, PhD

KIDNEY DISEASE INCREASES FOR POPULATIONS AROUND THE WORLD: IT’S TIME TO TAKE ACTION
Source: The Global Burden of Chronic Kidney Disease and the Way Forward
CO Alebiosu, FWACP; OE Ayodele, FWACP

REGULAR MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING: MAKING IT MATTER
Source: Empowering Factors for Regular Mammography Screeningin Underserved Populations: Pilot Survey Results in Tennessee
Nasar U. Ahmed, PhD; Jane G. Fort, PhD; Jared D. Elzey, BA;Yigzaw Belay, MS, PAHM

IS BETTER CARE MEANING BETTER HEALTH FOR BLACKS?
Source: Preventive Care in the United States: Are Blacks Finally Catching Up? Janice Blanchard MD, MPH; Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH

DOES RELIGION MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO A PERSON’S HEALTH?
Source: Religion, Sociodemographic and Personal Characteristics,and Self-Reported Health in Whites, Blacks, and HispanicsLiving in Low-Socioeconomic Status Neighborhoods Luisa Franzini, PhD; John C. Ribble, MD; Katherine A. Wing-field, JD, MPH