Cari Jo Clark
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Prevalence estimate of intimate partner violence in JordanC J Clark
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
East Mediterr Health J 15:880-9. 2009..2%; and sexual violence, 18.8%. Modifications of the WHO questionnaire were needed to measure control and psychological violence in Jordan. Similar modifications might be required when conducting research in the Region...
- The role of the extended family in women's risk of intimate partner violence in JordanCari Jo Clark
University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
Soc Sci Med 70:144-51. 2010..Findings demonstrate the continued role of the wife's and husband's kin in women's risk of IPV in Jordan, highlighting the importance of a broader view of the context of IPV...
- Association between exposure to political violence and intimate-partner violence in the occupied Palestinian territory: a cross-sectional studyCari Jo Clark
Department of Medicine and Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Lancet 375:310-6. 2010..Intimate-partner violence might increase during and after exposure to collective violence. We assessed whether political violence was associated with male-to-female intimate-partner violence in the occupied Palestinian territory...
- A mixed methods study of participant reaction to domestic violence research in JordanCari Jo Clark
University of Minnesota Medical School, Program in Health Disparities Research, 717 Delaware Street, SE, Ste 166, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
J Interpers Violence 27:1655-76. 2012..Among those who had a negative emotional reaction, most still found the research to be important. This study's findings highlight the safety and potential benefits of ethically conducted violence research...
- Violence during pregnancy in Jordan: its prevalence and associated risk and protective factorsCari Jo Clark
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, MN, USA
Violence Against Women 15:720-35. 2009..Consanguinity (marriage to a blood relative) and higher education levels were protective against violence during pregnancy...
- Latent constructs in psychosocial factors associated with cardiovascular disease: an examination by race and sexCari Jo Clark
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School Minneapolis, MN, USA
Front Psychiatry 3:5. 2012..This construct was robustly related to prevalent CHD, highlighting the potential importance of latent constructs as predictors of cardiovascular disease...
- Neighborhood cohesion is associated with reduced risk of stroke mortalityCari Jo Clark
University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware Street, SE, Suite 166, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
Stroke 42:1212-7. 2011..Greater social cohesion is related to lower rates of coronary heart disease, but its relation to stroke risk is unstudied. This study examined whether neighborhood social cohesion was protective against stroke mortality and incidence...
- Intimate partner violence and interference with women's efforts to avoid pregnancy in JordanCari Jo Clark
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Stud Fam Plann 39:123-32. 2008..Physicians, nurses, and family planning counselors must be made aware of the challenges that women may face from their families when they attempt to regulate their fertility...
- Effect of partner violence in adolescence and young adulthood on blood pressure and incident hypertensionCari Jo Clark
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e92204. 2014..Intimate partner violence may have long-term consequences for men's hemodynamic health. Screening men for victimization and perpetration may assist clinicians to identify individuals at increased risk of hypertension. ..
- Oral contraceptives and the risk of multiple sclerosis: a review of the epidemiologic evidenceAlvaro Alonso
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
J Neurol Sci 286:73-5. 2009..On the whole, the existing epidemiologic evidence does not support an important effect of oral contraceptive use on the risk of MS, though it does suggest that oral contraceptives might delay the onset of the disease...