Vetta L Sanders Thompson
Affiliation: Saint Louis University
- Cancer information seeking among African AmericansVetta L Sanders Thompson
Department ofCommunity Health, Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, Health Communication, Research Laboratory, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
J Cancer Educ 23:92-101. 2008..Relatively little is known about the factors that impact African Americans' health information seeking, a behavior relevant to cancer disparity...
- African American men's perceptions of factors influencing health-information seekingVetta L Sanders Thompson
Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Am J Mens Health 3:6-15. 2009....
- Selected sociocultural correlates of physical activity among African-American adultsSalimah A Cogbill
Health Communication Research Laboratory, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
Ethn Health 16:625-41. 2011..This paper explores the association of selected sociocultural characteristics with self-reported PA by gender among African-American adults, taking into account demographic and health-related characteristics...
- Refining the use of cancer-related cultural constructs with African AmericansVetta L Sanders Thompson
Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
Health Promot Pract 14:38-43. 2013..participants questioned the relevance of items related to cultural constructs to health and cancer preventive behaviors. Recommendations for the assessment and use of cultural constructs and items assessing constructs are provided...
- African American parents' HPV vaccination intent and concernsVetta L Sanders Thompson
Washington University in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, St Louis, MO 63112, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:290-301. 2012..While religious beliefs were important to parents, they reported that they would not interfere with vaccination decisions; fears of early sexuality due to vaccination were limited. The implications of these findings are discussed...
- The use of sociocultural constructs in cancer screening research among African AmericansAnjali D Deshpande
Department of Community Health Division of Epidemiology, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Cancer Control 16:256-65. 2009..However, these studies vary widely in how sociocultural constructs are defined and measured, how they are conceived as affecting cancer beliefs, behaviors, and screening, and how they are applied in interventions...