Ethnicity & Disease/ Volume 14, Number 2


Ethnicity & Disease Online

FOCUS: NUTRITION, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AND OTHER
LIFESTYLE CHOICES: THE IMPACT ON
CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Restyling our Lives to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk: What Will It Take?
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Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: LIFESTYLE CHOICES AND CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Religion, Spirituality, and Healthcare Choices of African-American Women: Results of a National Survey
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Whitney Dessio; Christine Wade, MPH; Maria Chao, MPA; Fredi Kronenberg, PhD; Linda F. Cushman, PhD; Debra Kalmuss, PhD

Correlates of Physical Activity Levels in a Sample of Urban African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes
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Camille A. Pearte, MD; Tiffany L. Gary, PhD; Frederick L. Brancati, MD, MHS

Genetic and Environmental In¯uences on Forced Expiratory Volume in African Americans: The Carolina African-American Twin Study of Aging
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Keith E. Whitfield, PhD; Sebrina A. Wiggins, BS; Rhonda Belue, PhD; Dwayne T. Brandon, MA

A Review: Maximizing Social SupportÐA Neglected Strategy for Improving Weight Management with African-American Women
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William A. Wolfe, MSW

Dietary Differences Among Women of Polish Descent by Country of Birth and Duration of Residency in the United States
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Daniel P. Dunham, MD, MPH; Agnes Czysczon, MPH; Noel Cha´vez, PhD, RD, LD; Julie Piorkowski, MPH; Victoria Persky, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RISK FACTORS

Correlates of Femoral Artery Flow Mediated Dilation in a Multi-Ethnic Sample of 12- to 26-Year-Olds
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Bryan Hartley, MD; Frank Treiber, PhD; David Ludwig, PhD; Gaston Kapuku, MD, PhD

The Global Cardiovascular Diseases Risk Pattern in a Peri-Urban Working-Class Community in South Africa. The Mamre Study
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Krisela Steyn, MSc, NED, MD; Naomi S. Levitt, MD; Margaret Hoffman, BSc, MBChB, DCM; A. David Marais, MBChB, FCP (SA); Jean M. Fourie, MPhil; Estelle V. Lambert, PhD; Thomas A. Gaziano, MD; Lulama Kepe, BSc (Hons); Carl J. Lombard, PhD

Characteristics of Ketosis-Prone Diabetes in a Multiethnic Indigent Community
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Mario R. Maldonado, MD; Max E. Otiniano, MD, MPH; Rebekah Lee, PA; Lucille Rodriguez, LVN; Ashok Balasubramanyam, MD

Prevalence of Hypertension in Some Cross-Cultural Populations of Visakhapatnam District, South India
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Yadlapalli S. Kusuma, PhD; Bontha V. Babu, PhD; Jammigumpula M. Naidu, PhD

International Collaborative Study of Cardiovascular Disease in Asia: Design, Rationale, and Preliminary Results
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Jiang He, MD, PhD; Bruce Neal, MD, PhD; Dongfeng Gu, MD, MS; Paibul Suriyawongpaisal, MD, MMSc; Xue Xin, MD, MS; Robert Reynolds, ScD; Stephen MacMahon, MD, PhD; Paul K. Whelton MD, MSc; for the InterASIA Collaborative Group

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER

The Feasibility of Partnering with African-American Barbershops to Provide Prostate Cancer Education
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Alton Hart, Jr., MD, MPH; Deborah J. Bowen, PhD

Smoking Cessation and Its Determinants Among Older American Indians: The Strong Heart Study
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Patricia Nez Henderson, MD, MPH; Dorothy Rhoades, MD, MPH; Jeffrey A. Henderson, MD, MPH; Thomas K. Welty, MD, MPH; Dedra Buchwald, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: HEALTHCARE ACCESS

Variations in Hip Fracture Hospitalization Rates Among Different Race/Ethnicity Groups in NewYork City
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Jing Fang, MD; Ruth Freeman, MD; Rajeswari Jeganathan, MBBS; Michael H. Alderman, MD

Compliance with Recommendations for Follow-Up Care in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
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Miguel Unzueta, MD; Denise Globe, PhD; Joanne Wu, MS; Sylvia Paz, MS; Stanley Azen, PhD; Rohit Varma, MD, MPH; and the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group

Quality of Birthplace Information Obtained from Death Certificates for Hispanics, Asians, and Pacific Islanders
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Scarlett Lin Gomez, PhD; Sally L. Glaser, PhD

FOR THE PATIENT

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IDENTIFYING RISK-FACTOR PATTERNS FOR HEART DISEASE IN SOUTH AFRICA
Source: The Global Cardiovascular Diseases Risk Pattern in a Peri-Urban Working-Class Community in South Africa. The Mamre Study
Naomi S. Levitt, MD; Margaret Hoffman, BSc, MBChB, DCM; A. David Marais, MBChB, FCP (SA); Jean M. Fourie, BA (Nursing); Estelle V. Lambert, PhD; Thomas A. Gaziano, MD; Lulama Kepe, BSc (Hons); Carl J. Lombard, PhD

BARBERS AS PARTNERS TO DELIVER PROSTATE CANCER EDUCATION
Source: The Feasibility of Partnering with African-American Barbershops to Provide Prostate Cancer Education
Alton Hart, Jr., MD, MPH; Deborah J. Bowen, PhD

AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN: YOUR SOCIAL GROUPS CAN IMPROVE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
Source: A Review: Maximizing Social Support-A Neglected Strategy for Improving Weight Management with African-American Women William A. Wolfe, MSW

DIETS CHANGE AS NEW CUSTOMS ARE ADOPTED
Source: Dietary Differences Among Women of Polish Descent by Country of Birth and Duration of Residency in the United States
Daniel P. Dunham, MD, MPH; Agnes Czysczon, MPH; Noel Chãvez, PhD, RD, LD; Julie Piorkowski, MPH; Victoria Persky MD

CHARACTERISTICS OF KETOSIS-PRONE DIABETES IN A MULTIETHNICINDIGENT COMMUNITY
Source: Prevalence of Hypertension in Some Cross-Cultural Populations of Visakhapatnam District, South India
Yadlapalli S. Kusuma, PhD; Bontha V. Babu, PhD; Jammigumpula M. Naidu,PhD