Joseph G Grzywacz

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Publications

  1. ncbi Work organization and musculoskeletal health: clinical findings from immigrant Latino poultry processing and other manual workers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:995-1001. 2012
  2. doi Feasibility of interactive voice response methods in health behavior research with immigrant Latinos
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:238-47. 2013
  3. doi Employer provision of personal protective equipment to Latino workers in North Carolina residential construction
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    New Solut 22:175-90. 2012
  4. doi Occupational injury and work organization among immigrant Latino residential construction workers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:698-706. 2012
  5. pmc Measuring differential beliefs in complementary therapy research: an exploration of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Beliefs Inventory (CAMBI)
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA
    Complement Ther Med 20:54-60. 2012
  6. pmc Depressive symptoms and sleepiness among Latino farmworkers in eastern North Carolina
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Agromedicine 16:251-60. 2011
  7. pmc The association of mental conditions with blood glucose levels in older adults with diabetes
    Ha T Nguyen
    Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:950-7. 2012
  8. pmc Seasonal variation in the measurement of urinary pesticide metabolites among Latino farmworkers in eastern North Carolina
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 15:339-50. 2009
  9. pmc Older adults' self-management of daily symptoms: complementary therapies, self-care, and medical care
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Aging Health 24:569-97. 2012
  10. pmc Repeated pesticide exposure among North Carolina migrant and seasonal farmworkers
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:802-13. 2010

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Publications89

  1. ncbi Work organization and musculoskeletal health: clinical findings from immigrant Latino poultry processing and other manual workers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:995-1001. 2012
    ..To determine the potential role of differential exposure to work organization hazards in musculoskeletal disorders among immigrant Latino workers...
  2. doi Feasibility of interactive voice response methods in health behavior research with immigrant Latinos
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:238-47. 2013
    ..Determine the feasibility of using interactive voice response (IVR) for conducting daily diary research with immigrant Latinos...
  3. doi Employer provision of personal protective equipment to Latino workers in North Carolina residential construction
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    New Solut 22:175-90. 2012
    ..Analyses also suggest that recent immigrants are least likely to receive no-cost, employer-provided PPE, and that when employers do provide no-cost PPE, Latino construction workers are more likely to use it regularly...
  4. doi Occupational injury and work organization among immigrant Latino residential construction workers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:698-706. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to enhance understanding of the burden of occupational injury and the work organization factors underlying injury among immigrant Latino residential construction workers...
  5. pmc Measuring differential beliefs in complementary therapy research: an exploration of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Beliefs Inventory (CAMBI)
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA
    Complement Ther Med 20:54-60. 2012
    ..Revision and additional development of the CAMBI is needed to enable its use in more diverse research samples...
  6. pmc Depressive symptoms and sleepiness among Latino farmworkers in eastern North Carolina
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Agromedicine 16:251-60. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc The association of mental conditions with blood glucose levels in older adults with diabetes
    Ha T Nguyen
    Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:950-7. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Seasonal variation in the measurement of urinary pesticide metabolites among Latino farmworkers in eastern North Carolina
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 15:339-50. 2009
    ..Future research needs to collect multiple exposure measures at frequent intervals over an extended period to characterize factors associated with exposure...
  9. pmc Older adults' self-management of daily symptoms: complementary therapies, self-care, and medical care
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Aging Health 24:569-97. 2012
    ..To describe older adults' use of complementary therapies, self-care practices, and medical care to treat daily symptoms and to delineate gender, ethnic, age, and education differences...
  10. pmc Repeated pesticide exposure among North Carolina migrant and seasonal farmworkers
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:802-13. 2010
    ..Limited data document the multiple and repeated pesticide absorption experienced by farmworkers in an agricultural season or their risk factors...
  11. doi Employer, use of personal protective equipment, and work safety climate: Latino poultry processing workers
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:180-8. 2013
    ....
  12. doi Prevalence of epicondylitis, rotator cuff syndrome, and low back pain in Latino poultry workers and manual laborers
    Daryl A Rosenbaum
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:226-34. 2013
    ..The goal of this study is to improve understanding of immigrant Latino manual workers' occupational health, focusing on upper body musculoskeletal injury...
  13. doi Evaluating the effectiveness of a lay health promoter-led, community-based participatory pesticide safety intervention with farmworker families
    Sara A Quandt
    Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Health Promot Pract 14:425-32. 2013
    ..This study adds to the literature by demonstrating their effectiveness in a public health setting with rigorous evaluation...
  14. pmc Heavy metals exposures among Mexican farmworkers in eastern North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Environ Res 110:83-8. 2010
    ..Because farmworkers are exposed to neurotoxic pesticides, they may be at risk for adverse health effects from the combined exposure...
  15. pmc Job activities and respiratory symptoms among farmworkers in North Carolina
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Divisionof Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 66:178-82. 2011
    ..The odds were decreased among individuals who reported harvesting activities (odds ratio: 0.3, 95% confidence interval: 0.1, 1.0). Among Latino farmworkers, respiratory symptoms may be associated with work activities...
  16. pmc Migrant farmworker field and camp safety and sanitation in eastern North Carolina
    Lara E Whalley
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    J Agromedicine 14:421-36. 2009
    ..Further research needs to account for social and cultural factors. Regulations should be compared with pesticide metabolite levels to measure their effectiveness. More effort is needed to enforce existing regulations...
  17. pmc Daily use of complementary and other therapies for symptoms among older adults: study design and illustrative results
    Thomas A Arcury
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Aging Health 23:52-69. 2011
    ..This article describes research designed to specify complementary therapies used among older adults by obtaining daily use data and the specific purposes for use...
  18. pmc Ultrasound for carpal tunnel syndrome screening in manual laborers
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Main Floor Reynolds Tower, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:127-31. 2013
    ..Neuromuscular ultrasound may be a better screening tool, because it is painless. In this study we compare the accuracy of nerve conduction studies and ultrasound for CTS screening...
  19. pmc Older adults' common sense models of diabetes
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:318-33. 2011
    ..To investigate the importance of viewing belief systems about health maintenance holistically...
  20. pmc Social integration and diabetes management among rural older adults
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine NC, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Aging Health 24:899-922. 2012
    ..To describe diabetes management behaviors and social integration among older adults, and delineate the associations of social integration with diabetes management behaviors...
  21. pmc Occurrence and co-occurrence of types of complementary and alternative medicine use by age, gender, ethnicity, and education among adults in the United States: the 2002 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
    Rebecca H Neiberg
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 17:363-70. 2011
    ..Second, it was determined whether dominant linkages of CAM modalities differ by age, gender, ethnicity, and education...
  22. pmc Ethnographic evaluation of a lay health promoter program to reduce occupational injuries among Latino poultry processing workers
    Antonio Marin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:36-43. 2009
    ..Promoters' supervisors reported challenges and strategies experienced by the promoters. Promoter programs in occupational health and safety are feasible approaches to supplement training provided in the workplace...
  23. doi Work safety climate and safety practices among immigrant Latino residential construction workers
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:736-45. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi CAM use among older adults age 65 or older with hypertension in the United States: general use and disease treatment
    Ronny A Bell
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:903-9. 2006
    ..Although a number of antihypertensive therapies are currently available, adherence and control are low. The purpose of this study was to assess the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among older adults with HT...
  25. doi Poultry processing work and respiratory health of Latino men and women in North Carolina
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Departments of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:177-83. 2012
    ..To evaluate associations between poultry processing work and respiratory health among working Latino men and women in North Carolina...
  26. pmc Daily symptom management practices for arthritis used by older adults
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Aging Health 24:598-615. 2012
    ..This article describes the daily self-management practices of older adults with arthritis and examines the association of symptom experience with the use of self-management behaviors...
  27. pmc Depressive symptoms among Latino farmworkers across the agricultural season: Structural and situational influences
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:335-43. 2010
    ..The pattern of results suggests that strategies to address mental health problems in this vulnerable population will require coordinated action at the individual and social level...
  28. pmc Prevalence of bifid median nerves and persistent median arteries and their association with carpal tunnel syndrome in a sample of Latino poultry processors and other manual workers
    Francis O Walker
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157 1078, USA Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:539-44. 2013
    ..The prevalence of bifid median nerves and persistent median arteries, their co-occurrence, and their relationship to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) are only understood partially...
  29. doi Personal protective equipment and work safety climate among Latino poultry processing workers in Western North Carolina, USA
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 18:320-8. 2012
    ..Job-appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is important for decreasing the high rates of occupational injury experienced by poultry processing workers...
  30. doi 3-D jobs and health disparities: The health implications of Latino chicken catchers' working conditions
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:206-15. 2013
    ..This study uses qualitative data to describe the tasks performed by chicken catchers, their organization of work, and possible health and safety hazards encountered...
  31. pmc Social control in older adults' diabetes self management and well-being
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Behav Med 38:115-20. 2012
    ..Active use of social control attempts by family members and friends, especially if they are coercive or punitive in nature, are likely counterproductive for maintaining the physical and mental health of older adults with diabetes...
  32. pmc Work safety climate, musculoskeletal discomfort, working while injured, and depression among migrant farmworkers in North Carolina
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S272-8. 2012
    ..This analysis described Latino migrant farmworkers' work safety climate and its association with musculoskeletal discomfort, working while injured or ill, and depressive symptoms...
  33. doi The organization of work: implications for injury and illness among immigrant Latino poultry-processing workers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 62:19-26. 2007
    ..The results provide preliminary evidence suggesting that the organization of work underlies injury and illness among immigrant workers in poultry processing...
  34. ncbi Older adults' use of complementary and alternative medicine for mental health: findings from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:467-73. 2006
    ....
  35. doi Evidence of organizational injustice in poultry processing plants: Possible effects on occupational health and safety among Latino workers in North Carolina
    Antonio J Marin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:37-48. 2009
    ..This situation creates the potential for organizational injustice, made visible through abusive supervisory practices, and leads to situations in which occupational illnesses and injuries are likely to occur...
  36. ncbi Work-family conflict: experiences and health implications among immigrant Latinos
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Appl Psychol 92:1119-30. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate how traditional models of work-family conflict need to be modified to reflect the needs and circumstances of diverse workers in the new global economy...
  37. ncbi Complementary and alternative medicine use among older adults: ethnic variation
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem NC 27157 1084, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:723-31. 2006
    ..This analysis documents CAM use among Black, Hispanic, Asian, and White adults age > or =65 and delineates the importance of ethnicity in predicting CAM use...
  38. pmc Job demands and pesticide exposure among immigrant Latino farmworkers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 15:252-66. 2010
    ..However, analyses produced several interaction effects, including evidence that high levels of control may buffer the effects of physical job demands on detection of DAP urinary pesticide metabolites...
  39. pmc Migrant farmworkers' housing conditions across an agricultural season in North Carolina
    Quirina M Vallejos
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:533-44. 2011
    ..Farmworker housing quality is regulated, but little documentation exists of compliance with regulations...
  40. pmc Variation across the agricultural season in organophosphorus pesticide urinary metabolite levels for Latino farmworkers in eastern North Carolina: project design and descriptive results
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:539-50. 2009
    ..This article presents an overview of PACE3 and provides a descriptive analysis of participant characteristics and one set of pesticide biomarkers, the dialkylphosphate (DAP) urinary metabolites of organophosphorus (OP) pesticides...
  41. ncbi Leaving family for work: ambivalence and mental health among Mexican migrant farmworker men
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:85-97. 2006
    ..Study recommendations include facilitating family contact by expanding access to telephones among migrant workers...
  42. pmc Cultural basis for diabetes-related beliefs among low- and high-education African American, American Indian, and white older adults
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:466-72. 2012
    ..The goal of our study was to improve understanding of the cultural basis for variation in diabetes beliefs...
  43. pmc Wages, wage violations, and pesticide safety experienced by migrant farmworkers in North Carolina
    Erin Robinson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    New Solut 21:251-68. 2011
    ..The association of violations indicates that some growers generally violate regulations. Greater enforcement of all regulations is needed...
  44. ncbi Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults with diabetes in the United States
    Ronny A Bell
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 12:16-22. 2006
    ....
  45. pmc Cholinesterase depression and its association with pesticide exposure across the agricultural season among Latino farmworkers in North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:635-9. 2010
    ..Farmworkers can be exposed to a wide variety of pesticides. Assessing cholinesterase activity over time can be used to monitor exposure to organophosphorus and carbamate pesticides...
  46. ncbi Age, ethnicity, and use of complementary and alternative medicine in health self-management
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:84-98. 2007
    ..The results also highlight the significance of social and cultural factors in understanding patterns of complementary and alternative medicine use in the adult population...
  47. doi Using lay health promoters in occupational health: outcome evaluation in a sample of Latino poultry-processing workers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    New Solut 19:449-66. 2009
    ..The results of this study suggest that LHPs may be effective in promoting occupational health and reducing occupational health disparities among ethnic minorities in high-risk occupations...
  48. ncbi Herbal remedy use as health self-management among older adults
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S142-9. 2007
    ....
  49. pmc Correlates of mental health among Latino farmworkers in North Carolina
    Rebecca Crain
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    J Rural Health 28:277-85. 2012
    ..Informed by the stress-process model of psychiatric disorder, the goal of this paper is to determine primary and context-specific stressors of poor mental health among Latino farmworkers...
  50. pmc The prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry-processing workers and other Latino manual workers
    Michael S Cartwright
    Department of Neurology, Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:198-201. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in Latino poultry-processing workers...
  51. pmc Masculinity and the body: how African American and White men experience cancer screening exams involving the rectum
    Julie A Winterich
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Mens Health 3:300-9. 2009
    ..Recommendations are provided for educational programs and physicians to improve men's experiences with exams that involve the rectum...
  52. pmc Eye health and safety among Latino farmworkers
    Amit Verma
    Department of Public Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
    J Agromedicine 16:143-52. 2011
    ..Many farmworkers choose to take risks in order to save time. Interventions are needed that target farmworker knowledge and beliefs about eye safety...
  53. pmc The relationship between cognitive function and non-prescribed therapy use in older adults
    Ha T Nguyen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:648-58. 2012
    ....
  54. pmc A cross-sectional exploration of excessive daytime sleepiness, depression, and musculoskeletal pain among migrant farmworkers
    Joanne C Sandberg
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, and the Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Agromedicine 17:70-80. 2012
    ..Depressive symptoms and daytime sleepiness were positively associated. Depression and daytime sleepiness may increase risk of injury; further research regarding sleep issues is warranted...
  55. pmc Calling the doctor: a qualitative study of patient-initiated physician consultation among rural older adults
    Eleanor Palo Stoller
    Department of Sociology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Aging Health 23:782-805. 2011
    ..rural adults: What symptom characteristics prompt patient-initiated physician consultation? Do participants' accounts of responses to symptoms, including the decision to consult a physician, incorporate descriptions of change over time?..
  56. pmc A distribution-based multiple imputation method for handling bivariate pesticide data with values below the limit of detection
    Haiying Chen
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:351-6. 2011
    ..In contrast, multiple imputation (MI) methods yield valid and robust parameter estimates and explicit imputed values for variables that can be analyzed as outcomes or predictors...
  57. pmc Evaluation of candidate genes for cholinesterase activity in farmworkers exposed to organophosphorus pesticides: association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in BCHE
    Timothy D Howard
    Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1395-9. 2010
    ..To understand fully the links between pesticide exposure and potential human disease, analyses must be able to consider genetic variability in pesticide metabolism...
  58. doi Age-related differences in the conventional health care-complementary and alternative medicine link
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:650-63. 2008
    ..To determine if differences in conventional care among users and nonusers distinct CAM therapies varies by age and ethnicity...
  59. ncbi Age, race, and ethnicity in the use of complementary and alternative medicine for health self-management: evidence from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Aging Health 17:547-72. 2005
    ..Determine if complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use for treating existing conditions and for health maintenance differs by age and ethnicity...
  60. pmc Men's knowledge and beliefs about colorectal cancer and 3 screenings: education, race, and screening status
    Julie A Winterich
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Coordinator, Women s, Gender, and Sexuality Program, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:525-34. 2011
    ..To compare how education, race, and screening status affected men's knowledge about colorectal cancer and their views of 3 screenings: the fecal occult blood test (FOBT), sigmoidoscopy, and colonoscopy...
  61. pmc Ethnic differences in elders' home remedy use: sociostructural explanations
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:39-50. 2006
    ..To determine if ethnic differences in elders' use of home remedies are explained by structured inequalities...
  62. pmc Men's knowledge and beliefs about prostate cancer: education, race, and screening status
    Julie A Winterich
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:199-203. 2009
    ..This study compared education, race, and screening status to determine how each factor shapes men's knowledge of prostate cancer and screening...
  63. pmc Blood glucose symptom recognition: perspectives of older rural adults
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Diabetes Educ 37:363-9. 2011
    ..Health care providers can develop strategies to improve care by listening to individuals describe their symptoms in the context of everyday life...
  64. pmc HIV and sexually transmitted disease risk among male Hispanic/Latino migrant farmworkers in the Southeast: Findings from a pilot CBPR study
    Scott D Rhodes
    Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:976-83. 2010
    ..This study was designed to describe risk factors for HIV and STD infection, explore personal characteristics associated with condom use, and evaluate the feasibility of collecting self-report and biomarker data from farmworkers...
  65. pmc Effects of complementary therapy on health in a national U.S. sample of older adults
    Ha T Nguyen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:701-6. 2010
    ..The study objectives were to identify types of complementary therapy that are most predictive of health outcomes, including functional status, physical health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and mental HRQoL among older adults...
  66. pmc Complementary therapy use and health self-management among rural older adults
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:635-43. 2009
    ....
  67. pmc Linking glycemic control and executive function in rural older adults with diabetes mellitus
    Ha T Nguyen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1123-7. 2010
    ..To examine the association between glycemic control and the executive functioning domain of cognition and to identify risk factors for inadequate glycemic control that may explain this relationship...
  68. doi The effects of workplace flexibility on health behaviors: a cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1302-9. 2007
    ..To examine the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between workplace flexibility and health behaviors, and estimate the potential importance of flexibility for effective worksite health promotion programs...
  69. ncbi Use of complementary and alternative medicine by persons with arthritis: results of the National Health Interview Survey
    Sara A Quandt
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:748-55. 2005
    ....
  70. doi Migrant farmworker stress: mental health implications
    Ann E Hiott
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Rural Health 24:32-9. 2008
    ..The number of Latinos in rural regions of the United States is increasing. Little is known about factors that undermine the mental health of this segment of the rural population...
  71. pmc Pesticide urinary metabolite levels of children in eastern North Carolina farmworker households
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1254-60. 2007
    ....
  72. doi Acculturation and conflict in Mexican immigrants' intimate partnerships: the role of women's labor force participation
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27106, USA
    Violence Against Women 15:1194-212. 2009
    ..Immigrant Latino women tended to embrace an assimilation strategy for acculturation, whereas immigrant Latino men embrace a separation strategy...
  73. pmc Workplace, household, and personal predictors of pesticide exposure for farmworkers
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Dept of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:943-52. 2006
    ..Future studies should attempt to use similar behavioral, environmental, and psychosocial measures to build a body of evidence with which to better understand the risk factors for pesticide exposure among farmworkers...
  74. pmc Symptoms of heat illness among Latino farm workers in North Carolina
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:468-71. 2010
    ..Symptoms of occupational heat illness provide an early warning that workers are in potentially life-threatening environmental conditions...
  75. pmc Gender and health lifestyle: an in-depth exploration of self-care activities in later life
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:332-40. 2012
    ..OBJECTIVE. Evaluate similarities and differences in the self-care domain of health lifestyle among older, rural-dwelling women and men...
  76. pmc Performance of health literacy tests among older adults with diabetes
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:534-40. 2012
    ..Poor health literacy has been linked with lower ability to function adequately in health care systems...
  77. ncbi Organophosphorus pesticide urinary metabolite levels of children in farmworker households in eastern North Carolina
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:751-60. 2006
    ..The relative importance of para-occupational, residential, and environment risk factors are delineated...
  78. pmc Maternal depressive symptomatology: 16-month follow-up of infant and maternal health-related quality of life
    Janel M Darcy
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:249-57. 2011
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  79. ncbi Alcohol use among immigrant Latino farmworkers in North Carolina
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:617-25. 2007
    ..Heavy alcohol use among Latino farmworkers is believed to be common, but it remains poorly documented...
  80. pmc Stress and cognitive function in Latino farmworkers
    Ha T Nguyen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:707-13. 2012
    ..This study examined the relationship between stress and change in stress with change in cognitive function in a representative sample of 123 Latino farmworkers...
  81. ncbi Illnesses and injuries reported by Latino poultry workers in western North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:343-51. 2006
    ..Poultry processing is the largest sector of the meat products industry. Many workers are immigrants; few data exist on their illness and injury rates and the impact of workplace safety environment...
  82. doi Measuring job characteristics and mental health among Latino farmworkers: results from cognitive testing
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:131-8. 2009
    ..Few research instruments used in occupational stress research have been evaluated for acceptability and validity among immigrant Latino farmworkers...
  83. pmc Individual and job-related variation in infant feeding practices among working mothers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:186-96. 2010
    ..To document working mothers' infant feeding practices and delineate factors that may shape infant feeding...
  84. pmc Characteristics of mother-provider interactions surrounding postpartum return to work
    C Randall Clinch
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:498-506. 2009
    ..Many mothers with infants work full-time, yet little is known about communication between women and health care providers regarding returning to work (RTW)...
  85. pmc Farmworker exposure to pesticides: methodologic issues for the collection of comparable data
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:923-8. 2006
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  86. ncbi Quantifying work-family conflict among registered nurses
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:414-26. 2006
    ..Few demographic characteristics predicted either work interference with family or family interference with work...
  87. ncbi Children's health and workers' productivity: an examination of family interference with work in rural America
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 10:382-92. 2005
    ..There was no evidence suggesting that associations differed by parental gender...
  88. pmc Etiologies of obesity in children: nature and nurture
    Joseph A Skelton
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 58:1333-54, ix. 2011
    ..This article provides a brief overview divided between biological (nature) and psychosocial and behavioral (nurture) factors...
  89. pmc Recruiting underserved populations to dermatologic research: a systematic review
    Chaya R Spears
    Departments of Family Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Int J Dermatol 50:385-95. 2011
    ..In addition, the literature demonstrates a paucity of research among rural residents, infants, and children, as well as within clinical dermatologic research...