Joseph G Grzywacz

Summary

Affiliation: Oklahoma State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical Activity of Preschool-aged Latino Children in Farmworker Families
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Oklahoma State University, Center for Family Resilience, Department of Human Development and Family Science, Tulsa OK, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:717-25. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint "Causes" of pesticide safety behavior change in Latino farmworker families
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Oklahoma State University, Tulsa OK, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:449-57. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Organization of work in the agricultural, forestry, and fishing sector in the US southeast: implications for immigrant workers' occupational safety and health
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:925-39. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Job design and ethnic differences in working women's physical activity
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Center for Family Resilience, Oklahoma State University, Department of Human Development and Family Science, Tulsa, OK, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:63-73. 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. pmc Correlates of physician trust among rural older adults with diabetes
    Ronny A Bell
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:660-6. 2013
  8. 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
  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 Medical skepticism and complementary therapy use among older rural African-Americans and Whites
    Ronny A Bell
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:777-87. 2013

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical Activity of Preschool-aged Latino Children in Farmworker Families
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Oklahoma State University, Center for Family Resilience, Department of Human Development and Family Science, Tulsa OK, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:717-25. 2014
    ..To describe time spent in sedentary and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) by children in Latino farmworker families and delineate sources of variation in sedentary and MVPA...
  2. ncbi request reprint "Causes" of pesticide safety behavior change in Latino farmworker families
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Oklahoma State University, Tulsa OK, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:449-57. 2013
    ..To identify the source of behavior change resulting from a health education intervention focused on pesticide safety...
  3. doi request reprint Organization of work in the agricultural, forestry, and fishing sector in the US southeast: implications for immigrant workers' occupational safety and health
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Worker Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:925-39. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Job design and ethnic differences in working women's physical activity
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Center for Family Resilience, Oklahoma State University, Department of Human Development and Family Science, Tulsa, OK, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:63-73. 2014
    ..To document the role job control and schedule control play in shaping women's physical activity, and how it delineates educational and racial variability in associations of job and social control with physical activity...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Correlates of physician trust among rural older adults with diabetes
    Ronny A Bell
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:660-6. 2013
    ..To examine the demographic, health and diabetes management correlates of physician trust in a rural, multiethnic population with diabetes...
  8. 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...
  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 Medical skepticism and complementary therapy use among older rural African-Americans and Whites
    Ronny A Bell
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:777-87. 2013
    ..This study documents demographic, health, and complementary therapy (CT) correlates of medical skepticism among rural older adults...
  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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 request reprint 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
    ....
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  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 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  25. doi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint Barriers and facilitators for promotoras' success in delivering pesticide safety education to Latino farmworker families: La Familia Sana
    Grisel Trejo
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Agromedicine 18:75-86. 2013
    ..Such positive changes are essential benefits to the LHAs. Evaluations that address these topics are needed to better understand continuity and attrition in LHA programs...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. doi request reprint 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. doi request reprint 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...
  32. doi request reprint 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint 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...
  44. doi request reprint 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...
  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. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  49. doi request reprint 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...
  50. 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...
  51. doi request reprint 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...
  52. 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...
  53. doi request reprint 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...
  54. pmc Cognitive function is a risk for health literacy in older adults with diabetes
    Ha T Nguyen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 101:141-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that cognitive function, independent of education, is associated with health literacy...
  55. 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...
  56. 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
    ....
  57. 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?..
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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
    ....
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. doi request reprint Overview of immigrant worker occupational health and safety for the agriculture, forestry, and fishing (AgFF) sector in the southeastern United States
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:911-24. 2013
    ..Limited information is available that documents the demographic characteristics of these manual workers, the occupational illnesses, injuries and fatalities they experience; or the risk factors to which they are exposed...
  65. 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
    ....
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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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  74. 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...
  75. doi request reprint 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...
  76. 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...