Carol A Ford

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Minor consent and delivery of adolescent vaccines
    Carol A Ford
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:183-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Partnerships between parents and health care professionals to improve adolescent health
    Carol A Ford
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:53-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Partner age difference and prevalence of chlamydial infection among young adult women
    Cheryl R Stein
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:447-52. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Infrequent chlamydial testing among young adults: financial and regional differences
    Trang Quyen Nguyen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:725-30. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of risk score algorithms for detection of chlamydial and gonococcal infections in an emergency department setting
    Alia A Al-Tayyib
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:126-35. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Health care access and follow-up of chlamydial and gonococcal infections identified in an emergency department
    Alia A Al-Tayyib
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:583-7. 2008
  7. pmc Masculine beliefs, parental communication, and male adolescents' health care use
    Arik V Marcell
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, 200 N Wolfe St, Room 2062, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e966-75. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Young age at first sexual intercourse and sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and young adults
    Christine E Kaestle
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:774-80. 2005
  9. pmc Annual physical examination reports vary by gender once teenagers become sexually active
    Arik V Marcell
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:47-52. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of trichomoniasis in young adults in the United States
    William C Miller
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:593-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Minor consent and delivery of adolescent vaccines
    Carol A Ford
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:183-9. 2014
    ..To explore whether, and to what extent, minor consent influences adolescent vaccine delivery in the United States...
  2. doi request reprint Partnerships between parents and health care professionals to improve adolescent health
    Carol A Ford
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:53-7. 2011
    ..Research on partnerships between parents and health care professionals (HCPs) to improve adolescent health is limited. In this study, we have developed an empirically derived framework to guide research in this particular area...
  3. doi request reprint Partner age difference and prevalence of chlamydial infection among young adult women
    Cheryl R Stein
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:447-52. 2008
    ..Sexual partner mixing by age is common among adolescents and adults. Although adolescent girls with older male partners are at increased risk of sexually transmitted infection, the importance of this association in young adults is unclear...
  4. doi request reprint Infrequent chlamydial testing among young adults: financial and regional differences
    Trang Quyen Nguyen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:725-30. 2008
    ..We describe the national and regional prevalence of self-reported chlamydial infection (Ct) testing and examine how financial resources might be associated with Ct testing...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of risk score algorithms for detection of chlamydial and gonococcal infections in an emergency department setting
    Alia A Al-Tayyib
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:126-35. 2008
    ..To develop and evaluate screening algorithms to predict current chlamydial and gonococcal infections in emergency department (ED) settings and assess their performance...
  6. doi request reprint Health care access and follow-up of chlamydial and gonococcal infections identified in an emergency department
    Alia A Al-Tayyib
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:583-7. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Masculine beliefs, parental communication, and male adolescents' health care use
    Arik V Marcell
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, 200 N Wolfe St, Room 2062, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e966-75. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Young age at first sexual intercourse and sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and young adults
    Christine E Kaestle
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:774-80. 2005
    ..11, 95% confidence interval: 0.88, 1.39). Thus, earlier initiation of sexual intercourse is strongly associated with STIs for older adolescents but not for young adults over age 23 years...
  9. pmc Annual physical examination reports vary by gender once teenagers become sexually active
    Arik V Marcell
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:47-52. 2011
    ..Few sexually active male adolescents receive sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. To understand this, we examined the association between sexual behavior status and physical examination of the adolescents over time...
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of trichomoniasis in young adults in the United States
    William C Miller
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:593-8. 2005
    ..The prevalence of trichomoniasis in the general population of the United States is unknown. This study provides the first population-based prevalence estimates of trichomoniasis among young adults in the United States...
  11. doi request reprint Awareness is not enough: the need to increase meningococcal vaccine uptake
    Tamera Coyne-Beasley
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:441-50. 2013
    ..Adolescent meningococcal vaccine uptake remains low. We examined vaccine awareness among parents of adolescents and uptake...
  12. ncbi request reprint Infrequency of sexually transmitted disease screening among sexually experienced U.S. female adolescents
    Lynne C Fiscus
    Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:233-8. 2004
    ..Whether adolescents receive this care is largely unknown...
  13. doi request reprint The influence of adolescent body mass index, physical activity, and tobacco use on blood pressure and cholesterol in young adulthood
    Carol A Ford
    Pediatrics and Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:576-83. 2008
    ..To test the independent influences of adolescent tobacco use, physical activity/inactivity, and body mass index (BMI) on young adult cardiovascular risk factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of self-reported and test-identified chlamydial infections among young adults in the United States of America
    Bonita J Iritani
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1516 E Franklin St, Ste 200, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    Sex Health 3:245-51. 2006
    ..The extent of bias from using self-reported STI data, and whether bias varies by sex and race, is largely unknown. This gap is addressed using a large, nationally representative sample...
  15. doi request reprint Increasing adolescent vaccination: barriers and strategies in the context of policy, legal, and financial issues
    Carol A Ford
    University of North Carolina CB 7225, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7225, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:568-74. 2009
    ..To increase understanding of the policy, legal, and financial issues influencing efforts to achieve high rates of adolescent vaccination...
  16. ncbi request reprint Perceived risk of chlamydial and gonococcal infection among sexually experienced young adults in the United States
    Carol A Ford
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:258-64. 2004
    ..Understanding young adults' perceived risk of chlamydial and gonococcal infection can inform interventions to reduce the prevalence of these sexually transmitted diseases...
  17. doi request reprint Parents and health care professionals working together to improve adolescent health: the perspectives of parents
    Carol A Ford
    School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:191-4. 2009
    ..In this pilot qualitative study we interviewed 17 mothers to explore their perceptions of the role of parents, HCPs, and parent-HCP partnerships in addressing adolescent health issues...
  18. doi request reprint Retail pharmacies and adolescent vaccination--an exploration of current issues
    Martha P Skiles
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:630-2. 2011
    ..To describe adolescent immunization practices prevalent in retail pharmacies in the United States, where little is known about their potential for increasing adolescent immunizations...
  19. pmc HIV testing among young adults in the United States: associations with financial resources and geography
    Trang Quyen Nguyen
    Department of Epidemiology, CB 7435, 2105F McGavran Greenberg, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1031-4. 2006
    ..Respondents with functional income were less likely to report testing than were those without functional income, particularly in the South and Northeast. Variable HIV testing based on finances and insurance should be addressed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predicting adolescents' longitudinal risk for sexually transmitted infection: results from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Carol A Ford
    Adolescent Medicine Program, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7220, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:657-64. 2005
    ..Influencing adolescents' sexual behaviors has the potential to influence trajectories of risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young adults...
  21. pmc Growing up with a chronic illness: social success, educational/vocational distress
    Gary R Maslow
    Cecil B Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of Health Affairs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:206-12. 2011
    ..We compared adult educational, vocational, and social outcomes among young adults with and without childhood-onset chronic illness in a nationally representative U.S. sample...
  22. doi request reprint Disparities in firearms ownership and storage practices in North Carolina
    Tamera Coyne-Beasley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    South Med J 105:225-30. 2012
    ..Because household firearms pose a risk to children, this study examined firearms accessibility in North Carolina households with children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adolescent depression and suicide risk: association with sex and drug behavior
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 2812, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:224-31. 2004
    ..Although both health problems have been associated with drug use and early sexual intercourse, the relationship has not been systematically studied in a nationally representative sample...
  24. ncbi request reprint Disparities in routine physical examinations among in-school adolescents of differing Latino origins
    Olga L Sarmiento
    Department of Epidemiology O L S, W C M, V J S, A A A, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:310-20. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The HIPAA privacy rule and adolescents: legal questions and clinical challenges
    Abigail English
    Center for Adolescent Health and the Law, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:80-6. 2004
  26. doi request reprint Professionalism expectations seen through the eyes of resident physicians and patient families
    Taylor Regis
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, aUniversity of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    Pediatrics 127:317-24. 2011
    ..Resident physicians and patient families have not traditionally been involved in setting expectations for professional behavior by physicians...