Janine Barden-O'Fallon

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with HIV/AIDS knowledge and risk perception in rural Malawi
    Janine L Barden-O'Fallon
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 8120, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:131-40. 2004
  2. doi request reprint What differentiates method stoppers from switchers? Contraceptive discontinuation and switching among Honduran women
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation Population and Reproductive Health, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:16-23. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Indonesian couples' pregnancy ambivalence and contraceptive use
    Janine L Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation Population and Reproductive Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:36-43. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Experience with side effects among users of injectables, the IUD, and oral contraceptive pills in four urban areas of Honduras
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation Project, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Health Care Women Int 30:475-83. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive discontinuation among Honduran women who use reversible methods
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 206 W Franklin Street, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 42:11-20. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between contraceptive discontinuation and pregnancy intentions in Guatemala
    Janine L Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation Project, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 206 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:410-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Imbalances in the health labour force: an assessment using data from three national health facility surveys
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120 University Square, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Health Policy Plan 21:80-90. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Unmet fertility expectations and the perception of fertility problems in a Malawian village
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 8120, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 9:14-25. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating the self-reported fertility status of rural Malawian women
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 18:214-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Associates of self-reported fertility status and infertility treatment-seeking in a rural district of Malawi
    J Barden-O'Fallon
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120, 206 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Hum Reprod 20:2229-36. 2005

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with HIV/AIDS knowledge and risk perception in rural Malawi
    Janine L Barden-O'Fallon
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 8120, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:131-40. 2004
    ..The results indicate that knowledge of HIV/AIDS does not necessarily translate into perceived risk. In addition, there appears to be a gender difference in the influence of cognitive and behavioral factors on perceived risk...
  2. doi request reprint What differentiates method stoppers from switchers? Contraceptive discontinuation and switching among Honduran women
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation Population and Reproductive Health, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:16-23. 2011
    ..Information on differences between women who stop using contraceptives and those who switch to another method would be useful for programs aimed at preventing unplanned pregnancies and their consequences...
  3. doi request reprint Indonesian couples' pregnancy ambivalence and contraceptive use
    Janine L Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation Population and Reproductive Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:36-43. 2010
    ..Because these perceptions may not be accurate, data collected directly from men are needed to understand the role of couple dynamics in fertility behavior...
  4. doi request reprint Experience with side effects among users of injectables, the IUD, and oral contraceptive pills in four urban areas of Honduras
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation Project, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Health Care Women Int 30:475-83. 2009
    ..Although side effects are a common reason for discontinuation in this population, less than half of the surveyed women were informed about potential side effects by a health worker on the day of the interview...
  5. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive discontinuation among Honduran women who use reversible methods
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 206 W Franklin Street, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 42:11-20. 2011
    ..The results suggest that programs should emphasize continuous contraceptive coverage rather than continuous use of a particular method...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between contraceptive discontinuation and pregnancy intentions in Guatemala
    Janine L Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation Project, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 206 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:410-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether contraceptive discontinuation is associated with pregnancies that are conceived earlier than desired (mistimed) or are not wanted at the time of conception (unwanted)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Imbalances in the health labour force: an assessment using data from three national health facility surveys
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120 University Square, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Health Policy Plan 21:80-90. 2006
    ..The mean age and percentage of female providers at each facility has a negative association with the placement of rural providers in Tanzania. The use of health facility data to profile the health care labour force is also discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Unmet fertility expectations and the perception of fertility problems in a Malawian village
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 8120, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 9:14-25. 2005
    ..Community education on variation in the time to conception is needed, as is an understanding of how perceived infertility, regardless of actual waiting time to pregnancy, can lead to treatment seeking and risky sexual behaviour...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating the self-reported fertility status of rural Malawian women
    Janine Barden-O'Fallon
    MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 18:214-8. 2006
    ..The relationships are not modified when accounting for demographic characteristics, previous sexual behaviors, or STI status...
  10. ncbi request reprint Associates of self-reported fertility status and infertility treatment-seeking in a rural district of Malawi
    J Barden-O'Fallon
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120, 206 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Hum Reprod 20:2229-36. 2005
    ..This study examines the demographic, fertility preference, health/infection and behavioural factors associated with self-reported fertility problems and infertility treatment-seeking in a rural district of Malawi...
  11. pmc Community-level intimate partner violence and the circumstances of first sex among young women from five African countries
    Anu Manchikanti Gomez
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Reprod Health 7:11. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Gender relations and reproductive decision making in Honduras
    Ilene S Speizer
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:131-9. 2005
    ..Gender differences influence decision making about reproductive health. Most information on reproductive health decision making in Latin America has come from women's reports of men's involvement...
  13. doi request reprint The role of social support and parity in contraceptive use in Cambodia
    Ghazaleh Samandari
    Adjunct Faculty, Public Health Leadership Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:122-31. 2010
    ..In Cambodia, unmet need for contraception is high. Studies suggest that social support and parity each play a role in contraceptive decision making...
  14. pmc Adolescent sexual behavior and reproductive outcomes in Central America: trends over the past two decades
    Ghazaleh Samandari
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:26-35. 2010
    ..Compared with the Latin American average, adolescent fertility is high in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, countries that also have high poverty levels and poor access to reproductive health care...
  15. pmc Intimate partner violence attitudes and experience among women and men in Uganda
    Ilene S Speizer
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 206 W Franklin St, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Interpers Violence 25:1224-41. 2010
    ..Community-based prevention programs targeting men and women are needed in Uganda and elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa where gender norms that justify IPV prevail...
  16. ncbi request reprint Using strength of fertility motivations to identify family planning program strategies
    Ilene S Speizer
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:185-91. 2006
    ..Use of unmet need for family planning to identify prospective clients may misrepresent the actual family planning needs of a population, given that a large proportion of women have ambivalent fertility desires...
  17. doi request reprint Intersections between childhood abuse and adult intimate partner violence among Ecuadorian women
    Anu Manchikanti Gomez
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, CB 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:559-66. 2009
    ..Few studies examine this pattern in developing nations. This study explores the effect of childhood physical and/or psychological abuse on the likelihood of IPV among a national sample of Ecuadorian women of reproductive age...
  18. pmc Sexual violence and reproductive health outcomes among South African female youths: a contextual analysis
    Ilene S Speizer
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8120
    Am J Public Health 99:S425-31. 2009
    ..We studied whether female youths from communities with higher sexual violence were at greater risk of negative reproductive health outcomes...
  19. doi request reprint The unintended consequences of intended pregnancies: youth, condom use, and HIV transmission in Mozambique
    Ilene S Speizer
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, 206 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:531-46. 2008
    ..Recommendations are provided for HIV prevention counseling for youth who want to get pregnant and youth who are ambivalent about a future pregnancy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of child punishment in two Central American countries: Guatemala and El Salvador
    Ilene S Speizer
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:247-56. 2008
    ..Severe physical punishment of children is an important issue in international child health and welfare. This study examines such punishment in Guatemala and El Salvador...
  21. ncbi request reprint Middle school students' perceived access to cigarettes in Virginia
    Ilene S Speizer
    University of North Carolina, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Rosenau Hall, CB 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:399-410. 2008
    ..To examine correlates of perceived access to cigarettes at home, school, and the store among youth...
  22. doi request reprint Dimensions of child sexual abuse before age 15 in three Central American countries: Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala
    Ilene S Speizer
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Rosenau Hall, CB 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:455-62. 2008
    ..This study uses comparable indicators and measures of sexual abuse for the three countries to document the prevalence of abuse, types of perpetrators, and the association of child sexual abuse with recent intimate partner violence...
  23. pmc Can family planning outreach bridge the urban-rural divide in Zambia?
    Justin S White
    MEASURE Evaluation Project, Carolina Population Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:143. 2007
    ..The total fertility rate varied between urban and rural areas by 2.5 children (4.3 versus 6.9 children). This paper considers the urban-rural differentials in Zambia and assesses family planning outreach as a tool to narrow this divide...
  24. pmc Sexual violence and reproductive health among youth in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
    Anu M Gómez
    Department of Maternal and Child Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:508-10. 2009
    ..Our findings indicated that sexual violence is common and is significantly associated with condom use, pregnancy experience, and recent sexually transmitted infection symptoms...
  25. pmc The 2005 census and mapping of slums in Bangladesh: design, select results and application
    Gustavo Angeles
    MEASURE Evaluation Project, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:32. 2009
    ....