Ethnicity & Disease/ Volume 13, Number 4


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FOCUS: COMMUNITY-FOCUSED RESEARCH ON
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND RELATED RISK FACTORS

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Establishing a Foundation for Cardiovascular Disease Research in an African-American Community-The Jackson Heart Study
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Herman A. Taylor, Jr, MD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

The Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans: A Review
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W. Dallas Hall, MD; Luther T. Clark, MD; Nanette K. Wenger, MD; Jackson T. Wright Jr, MD, PhD; Shiriki K. Kumanyika, PhD, MPH; Karol Watson, MD, PhD; Ella W. Horton, PharmD; John M. Flack, MD, MPH; Keith C. Ferdinand, MD; James R. Gavin III, MD, PhD; James W. Reed, MD; Elijah Saunders, MD; Welton O’Neal Jr, PharmD; for the African-American Lipid and Cardiovascular Council (AALCC)

Factor Analysis and Defining the Metabolic Syndrome
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Earl S. Ford, MD, MPH

A Community-Driven Model of Research Participation: The Jackson Heart Study ParticipantRecruitment and Retention Study
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Sharon B. Wyatt, RN, CANP, PhD; Nancy Diekelmann, RN, PhD; Frances Henderson, RN, EdD; Michael E. Andrew, PhD; Gloria Billingsley, PhD; Sherry H. Felder, RN, MSN; Sonja Fuqua, RN, MSN; Priscilla B. Jackson, RN, MSN, CFNP

Hypertension in Blacks: A Literature Review
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Modele O. Ashaye, MD, MPH; Wayne H. Giles, MD, MS

The Relationship Between Diastolic Dysfunction and Level of Blood Pressure in Blacks
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S. O. Ike, MBBS, FMCP; J. C. Onwubere, BMBCh, FMCP, FWACP

ORIGINAL REPORTS: CANCER

Barriers and Strategies for Sustained Participation of African-American Men in Cohort Studies
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Cathrine Hoyo, PhD; M. LaVerne Reid, PhD; Paul A. Godley, MD, PhD; Theodore Parrish, DrPH; Lenora Smith, BA; Marilie Gammon, PhD

Factors Influencing Adherence to Guidelines for Screening Mammography Among Women Aged 40 Years and Older
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Saleh M. M. Rahman, MBBS, PhD, MPH; Mark B. Dignan, PhD, MPH; Brent J. Shelton, PhD

ORIGINAL REPORTS: HEALTH DISPARITIES
Distance Visual Acuity Impairment and Survival in African Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites
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David J. Lee, PhD; Orlando Go´mez-Mari´n, PhD; Fangchao Ma, MD; Byron L. Lam, MD

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Satisfaction with Doctors and Health Providers in the United States
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Ray M. Merrill, PhD, MPH; Emily W. Allen, BS

Ethnic/Racial Differences in Psychiatric Disorders: A Test of Four Hypotheses
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Arthur L. Whaley, PhD, DrPH; Pamela A. Geller, PhD

Arthritis Symptoms as Indicators of Pain in Older African Americans
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Tamara A. Baker, PhD

Racial Differences in Discrimination Experiences and Responses Among Minority Substance Users
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Thomas Minior, MD, MPH; Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH; Jennifer Stuber, PhD; Jennifer Ahern, MPH; Danie Ompad, PhD

Upper Gastrointestinal Toxicity of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in African-American and Hispanic Elderly Patients
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Abbasi J. Akhtar, MD, MRCP; Magda Shaheen, MD, PhD

COMMENTARY

Barriers and Strategies for Sustained Participation of African-American Men in Cohort Studies
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Gail D. Hughes, DrPH, MPH; Denethia B. Sellers, MSW, PhD; Lionel B. Fraser, Jr, MD; Bern’Nadette Knight, MSPH; Gloria A. Areghan, MSN, CSNP

FOR THE PATIENT

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WHAT IS THE METABOLIC SYNDROME AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
Source: The Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans: A Review
W. Dallas Hall, MD; Luther T. Clark, MD; Nanette K. Wenger,MD; Jackson T. Wright Jr, MD; Shiriki K. Kumanyika, PhD,MPH; Karol Watson, MD; Ella W. Horton, PharmD; John M.Flack, MD, MPH; Keith C. Ferdinand, MD; James R. Gavin III,MD; James W. Reed, MD; Elijah Saunders, MD; Welton O’NealJr, PharmD

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: THE SILENT KILLER
Source: Hypertension in Blacks: A Literature Review
Modele O. Ashaye, MD, MPH; Wayne H. Giles, MD, MS

POOR DIASTOLIC FUNCTION AND BLOOD PRESSURE IN BLACKS
Source: The Relationship Between Diastolic Dysfunction andLevel of Blood Pressure in Blacks
S. O. Ike, MBBS, FMCP; J. C. Onwubere, BMBCh, FMCP,FWACP

IMPROVING PARTICIPATION OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN IN RESEARCH STUDIES
Source: Barriers and Strategies for Sustained Participation ofAfrican-American Men in Cohort Studies Cathrine Hoyo, PhD; M. LaVerne Reid, PhD; Paul A. Godley,MD, PhD; Theodore Parrish, DrPH; Lenora Smith, BA; MarilieGammon, PhD

ETHNICITY AND MISDIAGNOSES OF MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS
Source: Ethnic/Racial Differences in Psychiatric Disorders: ATest of Four Hypotheses
Arthur L. Whaley, PhD, DrPH; Pamela A. Geller, PhD

EXPLORING FACTORS TO AID IN PAIN AND ARTHRITIS MANAGEMENT
Source: Arthritis Symptoms as Indicators of Pain in Older AfricanAmericans
Tamara A. Baker, PhD

DOES DISCRIMINATION AFFECT THE MENTAL HEALTH OF SUBSTANCE ABUSERS?
Source: Racial Differences in Discrimination Experiences andResponses Among Minority Substance Users Thomas Minior, MD, MPH; Sandro Galea, MD, MPH; JenniferStuber, PhD; Jennifer Ahern, MPH; Danie Ompad, PhD

TREATING PAIN WITHOUT CAUSING COMPLICATIONS
Source: Upper Gastrointestinal Toxicity of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in African-American and Hispanic ElderlyPatients
Abbasi J. Akhtar, MD, MRCP; Magda A. Shaheen, MD, PhD