Tene T Lewis
Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
- Perceived discrimination and mortality in a population-based study of older adultsLisa L Barnes
Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, 600 S Paulina, Suite 1038, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Am J Public Health 98:1241-7. 2008..We examined the relation of individual-level perceived discrimination to mortality in a biracial, population-based sample...
- Race, education, and weight change in a biracial sample of women at midlifeTene T Lewis
Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Arch Intern Med 165:545-51. 2005..The excess weight observed in African American women is primarily considered a result of low socioeconomic status, but recent cross-sectional findings suggest otherwise...
- Chronic exposure to everyday discrimination and coronary artery calcification in African-American women: the SWAN Heart StudyTene T Lewis
Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W Van Buren, Suite 470 Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Psychosom Med 68:362-8. 2006..Emerging evidence suggests that exposure to discrimination may be associated with atherosclerosis in African-American women, although research in this area focused on short-term rather than chronic exposure to discriminatory events...
- Cynical hostility and carotid atherosclerosis in African American and white women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Heart StudySusan A Everson-Rose
Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612 2391, USA
Am Heart J 152:982.e7-13. 2006..Hostility is associated with increased cardiovascular disease mortality and morbidity and may be related to subclinical atherosclerosis; less is known about this association among women and minority groups...
- Adapting the everyday discrimination scale to medical settings: reliability and validity testing in a sample of African American patientsMonica E Peek
Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Ethn Dis 21:502-9. 2011..Consequently, we sought to test the psychometric properties of a modified version of the Everyday Discrimination scale, adapted for medical settings...
- Psychosocial factors and cardiovascular diseasesSusan A Everson-Rose
Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 26:469-500. 2005..We conclude by discussing some of the important challenges and opportunities for future investigations...