Ethnicity & Disease/ Volume 14, Number 3

(Summer 2004)


Ethnicity & Disease Online

FOCUS: WOMEN’S HEALTH, INFANT MORTALITY, AND FAMILY
LIFE-THE INFLUENTIAL CIRCLESAROUND CHILDREN AND ADULT HEALTH

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ORIGINAL REPORTS: WOMEN’S HEALTH

Pregnancy Outcome of Mexican-American Women: The Effect of Generational Residence in theUnited States
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James W. Collins Jr, MD, MPH; Richard J. David, MD

Poverty, Education, Race, and Pregnancy Outcome
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David A. Savitz, PhD; Jay S. Kaufman, PhD; Nancy Dole, PhD; Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD; John M. Thorp, Jr, MD; Diane T. Kaczor, MA

Repeat HIV Testing Among Low-Income Minority Women: A Descriptive Analysis of Factors Influencing Decisional Balance
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Elizabeth A. Bonney, MD; Richard Crosby, PhD; Lydia Odenat, BS

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CHILDREN’S HEALTH

V Viewing Habits and Body Mass Index Among South Carolina Head Start Children
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Sarah Levin, PhD; Maurice W. Martin, PhD; William F. Riner, PhD

Lifestyle Risk Factors for Chronic Disease by Family Origin Among Children in Multiethnic, Lowincome, Urban Neighborhoods
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Jennifer O’Loughlin, PhD; Gilles Paradis, MD, MSc; Garbis Meshefedjian, MSc; Ayelet Eppel, BSc; Slimane Belbraouet, PhD; Katherine Gray-Donald, PhD

Lipoprotein Heterogeneity at Birth: Influence of Gestational Age and Race on Lipoprotein Subclasses and Lp (a) Lipoprotein
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Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr, MD; Donna G. Virgil, MS; Elizabeth S. Garrett, PhD; James Otvos, PhD; Rita Driggers,MD; Karin Blakemore, MD; Steven L. Cockrill, PhD; Ronald D. Macfarlane, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Racial Disparities in Coronary Heart Disease: A Sociological View of the Medical Literature on Physician Bias
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Contessa Fincher, PhD, MPH; Joyce E. Williams, PhD; Vicky MacLean, PhD; Jeroan J. Allison, MD, MS; Catarina I. Kiefe, PhD, MD; John Canto, MD, MSPH

Diabetes and its Related Risk Factors Among Russian-Speaking Immigrants in New York State
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Akiko S. Hosler, PhD; Thomas A. Melnik, DrPH; Maureen M. Spence, MS, RD

Clinical Characteristics of Stroke Among Chinese in New York City
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Jing Fang, MD; Sun Hoo Foo, MD; Jiann-Shing Jeng, MD; Ping-Keung Yip, MD; Michael H. Alderman, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: DIET AND OVERWEIGHT

Obese African Americans: The Prevalence of Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, and Diabetes Mellitus
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Otelio S. Randall, MD; Tamrat M. Retta, MD, PhD; John Kwagyan, PhD; Victor R. Gordeuk, MD; Shichen Xu, MD; Abid R. Maqbool, MD; Muluemebet Ketete, MD; Thomas O. Obisesan, MD

Race/Ethnic and Sex Differentials in Body Mass Among US Adults
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Justin T. Denney, MA; Patrick M. Krueger; Richard G. Rogers, PhD; Jason D. Boardman, PhD

Comparing Acculturation Models in Evaluating Dietary Habits Among Low-Income Hispanic Women
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Sonya Norman, PhD; Cynthia Castro, PhD; Cheryl Albright, PhD, MPH; Abby King, PhD

Perceived Race Discrimination Moderates Dietary Beliefs’ Effects on Dietary Intake
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Ron Carmichael Manuel, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: GENERAL

Risk Factors for Falling in Older Mexican Americans
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Carlos A. Reyes-Ortiz, MD; Soham Al Snih, MD; Jose´ Loera, MD; Laura A. Ray, MPA; Kyriakos Markides, PhD

Understanding the Challenges in Recruiting Blacks to a Longitudinal Cohort Study: The Adventist Health Study
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Patti Herring, PhD; Susanne Montgomery, PhD; Antronette K. Yancey, MD, MPH; David Williams, PhD; Gary Fraser, MD, PhD

The Effect of Migration on Cancer Incidence Among Japanese in Hawaii
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Gertraud Maskarinec, MD, PhD; Jihae J. Noh, MPH

FOR THE PATIENT

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IS WATCHING TV LINKED TO OVERWEIGHT CHILDREN IN SOUTH CAROLINA?
Source: TV Viewing Habits and Body Mass Index among South Carolina Head Start Children Sarah Levin, PhD; Maurice W. Martin, PhD; William F. Riner, PhD

ARE DOCTORS’ BELIEFS LINKED TO PATIENT CARE?
Source: Racial Disparities in Coronary Heart Disease: A Sociological View ofthe Medical Literature on Physician Bias
Contessa Fincher, PhD, MPH; Joyce E. Williams, PhD; Vicky MacLean, PhD;Jeroan J. Allison, MD, MS; Catarina I. Kiefe, PhD, MD; John Canto, MD,MSPH

HIV/AIDS EDUCATION: IT WORKS BUT WE NEED MORE OF IT
Source: Repeat HIV Testing Among Low-Income Minority Women: A Descriptive Analysis of Factors Influencing Decisional Balance
Elizabeth A. Bonney, MD, Richard Crosby, PhD, Lydia Odenat, BS

IS RACE LINKED TO HEALTH AND FOOD CHOICES?
Source: Perceived Race Discrimination Moderates Dietary Beliefs’ Effects onDietary Intake
Ron Carmichael Manuel, PhD

RUSSIAN-SPEAKING IMMIGRANTS ARE AT HIGH RISK FOR DIABETES
Source:Diabetes and its Related Risk Factors Among Russian-Speaking Immigrants in New York State Akiko S. Hosler, PhD; Thomas A. Melnik, DrPH; Maureen M. Spence, MS, RD

DOES A JAPANESE LIFESTYLE PROTECT AGAINST CANCER?
Source: The Effect of Migration on Cancer Incidence Among Japanese in Hawaii
Gertraud Maskarinec, MD, PhD; Jihae J. Noh, MPH

THE CAUSES OF DISEASE AMONG SOME GROUPS AND NOT OTHERS
Source: Lifestyle Risk Factors for Chronic Disease by Family Origin Among Children in Multiethnic, Low-income, Urban Neighborhoods
Jennifer O’Loughlin, PhD; Gilles Paradis, MD, MSc; Garbis Meshefedjian, MSc; Ayelet Eppel, BSc; Slimane Belbraouet, PhD; Katherine Gray-Donald, PhD

OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY CAN BE PREVENTED
Source: Race/Ethnic and Sex Differentials in Body Mass Among US Adults
Patrick M. Krueger; Richard G. Rogers, PhD; Jason D.Boardman, PhD