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Does a Medical Home Mediate Racial Disparities in Unmet Healthcare Needs among Children with Special Healthcare Needs?
(Springer Verlag, 2012-12)
OBJECTIVES: This study extends mediation analysis techniques to explore whether and to what extent differential access to a medical home explains the black/white disparity in unmet healthcare needs among children with ...
Alternatives to the mercury sphygmomanometer
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2011-02)
A review of the foot function index and the foot function index – revised
(BioMed Central, 2013-02)
Background: The Foot Function Index (FFI) is a self-report, foot-specific instrument measuring pain and disability and has been widely used to measure foot health for over twenty years. A revised FFI (FFI-R) was developed ...
A side-by-side comparison of three allergen sampling methods in settled house dust
(Nature Publishing Group, 2014-11-25)
Understanding allergen exposure and potential relationships with asthma requires allergen sampling methods, but methods have yet to be standardized. We compared allergen measurements from dust collected from 200 households ...
Anxiety among Black and Latina Mothers of Premature Infants at Social-Environmental Risk
(WB Saunders, 2012-09)
Anxiety is heightened for mothers of premature infants, potentially interfering with early mothering. This study describes relationships among race/ethnicity, language, and anxiety for women at social-environmental risk ...
Forgotten Ureteral Stents: Who’s at Risk?
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-08)
The sequelae from forgotten stents carry significant morbidity and costs. In this study, we attempt to identify potential risk factors that may make patients less likely to follow up for stent removal so that more effective ...
Population-wide weight loss and regain in relation to diabetes burden and cardiovascular mortality in Cuba 1980-2010: repeated cross sectional surveys and ecological comparison of secular trends
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2013-04)
Objective To evaluate the associations between population-wide loss and gain in weight with diabetes prevalence, incidence, and mortality, as well as cardiovascular and cancer mortality trends, in Cuba over a 30 year ...
Investigating Ocular Dimensions in African Americans With Long Anterior Zonules
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013-06)
Purpose: To investigate ocular dimensions in African Americans with the long anterior zonule (LAZ) trait. Methods: A total of 61 African American LAZ subjects and 61 age-matched, race-matched, and sex-matched controls ...