Suezanne T Orr

Summary

Affiliation: East Carolina University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal health prior to pregnancy and preterm birth among urban, low income black women in Baltimore: the Baltimore Preterm Birth Study
    Suezanne T Orr
    East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:85-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Maternal prenatal depressive symptoms, nicotine addiction, and smoking-related knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors
    Suezanne Tangerose Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion ret, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, 410 Kempton Drive, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:973-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Unintended pregnancy and prenatal behaviors among urban, black women in Baltimore, Maryland: the Baltimore preterm birth study
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:545-51. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Exercise and pregnancy outcome among urban, low-income, black women
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Christenbury 200, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:933-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal prenatal pregnancy-related anxiety and spontaneous preterm birth in Baltimore, Maryland
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:566-70. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and indicators of maternal health status during pregnancy
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:535-42. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Exercise participation before and during pregnancy among low-income, urban, Black women: the Baltimore Preterm Birth Study
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Christenbury 200, Tenth Street, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:909-13. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Life satisfaction and preterm birth among urban black women: findings from the Baltimore preterm birth study
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:759-63. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal prenatal depressive symptoms and spontaneous preterm births among African-American women in Baltimore, Maryland
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:797-802. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in elevated prenatal depressive symptoms among black and white women in eastern north Carolina
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:463-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal health prior to pregnancy and preterm birth among urban, low income black women in Baltimore: the Baltimore Preterm Birth Study
    Suezanne T Orr
    East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:85-9. 2012
    ..Recent recommendations to reduce preterm birth have focused on preconception health care. We explore the associations between indicators of maternal prepregnancy health with preterm birth among a sample of black women...
  2. doi request reprint Maternal prenatal depressive symptoms, nicotine addiction, and smoking-related knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors
    Suezanne Tangerose Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion ret, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, 410 Kempton Drive, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:973-8. 2012
    ..CES-D score was associated with nicotine addiction, not thinking of quitting smoking, and not expecting support from family and friends if they decided to quit. Prenatal depressive symptoms may be a barrier to smoking cessation...
  3. doi request reprint Unintended pregnancy and prenatal behaviors among urban, black women in Baltimore, Maryland: the Baltimore preterm birth study
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:545-51. 2008
    ..We explored associations between intendedness of pregnancy with maternal prenatal behaviors, including smoking, use of alcohol, use of illicit drugs, and late initiation of prenatal care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Exercise and pregnancy outcome among urban, low-income, black women
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Christenbury 200, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:933-7. 2006
    ..Our analysis failed to identify any association between exercise and pregnancy outcomes among low-income, urban, Black women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal prenatal pregnancy-related anxiety and spontaneous preterm birth in Baltimore, Maryland
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:566-70. 2007
    ..Psychosocial factors have been the subject of inquiries about the etiology of preterm birth; a factor of recent interest is maternal prenatal pregnancy-related anxiety (worries and concerns related to the pregnancy)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and indicators of maternal health status during pregnancy
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:535-42. 2007
    ..In the current study, we investigated the relationship between depressive symptoms and health and functional status among pregnant women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Exercise participation before and during pregnancy among low-income, urban, Black women: the Baltimore Preterm Birth Study
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Christenbury 200, Tenth Street, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:909-13. 2006
    ..Encouraging Black women to continue to exercise as they age may have promising implications for the prevention of chronic diseases...
  8. doi request reprint Life satisfaction and preterm birth among urban black women: findings from the Baltimore preterm birth study
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:759-63. 2012
    ..In the research reported in this article, the relationship between life satisfaction and PTB among black women was studied...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal prenatal depressive symptoms and spontaneous preterm births among African-American women in Baltimore, Maryland
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:797-802. 2002
    ..Effective treatment of depression in pregnant women could ultimately result in a reduction of spontaneous preterm births...
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in elevated prenatal depressive symptoms among black and white women in eastern north Carolina
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:463-8. 2006
    ..Our study focused on Center for Epidemiologic Studies' Depression Scale (CES-D) scores of pregnant black and white women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prenatal smoking cessation among Black and White women in Eastern North Carolina
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Christenbury 200, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:192-5. 2007
    ..We analyzed smoking cessation and factors associated with cessation (attitudes, environment, and nicotine addiction) in a sample of pregnant Black and White women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with prenatal smoking among black women in eastern North Carolina
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Christenbury 205, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:245-52. 2005
    ..Despite the racial disparities in poor pregnancy outcomes, and the well-known association of smoking with harmful outcomes, little research has been conducted about prenatal smoking among Black women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social support and pregnancy outcome: a review of the literature
    Suezanne T Orr
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:842-55; discussion 881-2. 2004