R W Blum
Affiliation: University of Minnesota
- The health of young people in a global contextRobert W Blum
Center for Adolescent Health and Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
J Adolesc Health 35:402-18. 2004..To examine the chief causes and influences of morbidity and mortality among young people throughout the world...
- Promoting school connectedness: evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent HealthClea A McNeely
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, University Gateway, Suite 260, 200 Oak St, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55445, USA
J Sch Health 72:138-46. 2002..Positive classroom management climates, participation in extracurricular activities, tolerant disciplinary policies, and small school size were associated positively with higher school connectedness...
- Work group V: increasing the capacity of schools, neighborhoods, and communities to improve adolescent health outcomesRobert W Blum
Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, USA
J Adolesc Health 31:288-92. 2002
- Adolescent health in the Caribbean: risk and protective factorsRobert W Blum
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Am J Public Health 93:456-60. 2003....
- Uganda AIDS prevention: A,B,C and politicsRobert W Blum
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 2002, USA
J Adolesc Health 34:428-32. 2004..The empirical bases for both an abstinence-only and a combined (A,B,C) strategy is reviewed; and the political consequences of the debate for both Africa and the United States are explored...
- Health-risk behaviors and protective factors among adolescents with mobility impairments and learning and emotional disabilitiesR W Blum
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
J Adolesc Health 28:481-90. 2001..Protective factors are explored to identify which individual, family, and school factors are associated with diminished risk...
- The effects of race/ethnicity, income, and family structure on adolescent risk behaviorsR W Blum
Adolescent Health Program, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Am J Public Health 90:1879-84. 2000..The study examined the unique and combined contributions of race/ethnicity, income, and family structure to adolescent cigarette smoking, alcohol use, involvement with violence, suicidal thoughts or attempts, and sexual intercourse...
- Protecting adolescents from harm. Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent HealthM D Resnick
Adolescent Health Program, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
JAMA 278:823-32. 1997..The main threats to adolescents' health are the risk behaviors they choose. How their social context shapes their behaviors is poorly understood...
- Suicide attempts among American Indian and Alaska Native youth: risk and protective factorsI W Borowsky
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:573-80. 1999..American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest suicide rates of all ethnic groups in the United States, and suicide is the second leading cause of death for American Indian and Alaska Native youth...
- Dimensions of risk behaviors among American Indian youthS J Potthoff
Department of Healthcare Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:157-63. 1998..To explore the covariation of risk behaviors in a national sample of American Indian reservation-based youth using listwise principal components factor analysis and to determine how these risk behaviors may vary by age and sex...
- Does scoliosis have a psychological impact and does gender make a difference?W K Payne
Twin Cities Scoliosis Spine Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:1380-4. 1997..Collected on more than 75,000 school age adolescents, with established validity and reliability, a secondary analysis of adolescents with scoliosis was performed as compared with a normative peer group...
- Development of adolescent self-report measures from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent HealthR E Sieving
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
J Adolesc Health 28:73-81. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: This article provides adolescent health researchers with a set of methodologic procedures and measures developed in early research on the Add Health core adolescent data set...
- Patterns of consultation among adolescent minors obtaining an abortionM D Resnick
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Am J Orthopsychiatry 64:310-6. 1994..At both the time of the abortion and one year later, the adolescents perceived their mother and their male partner as the two most important and helpful people in reaching a decision...
- Individual and environmental impacts on sexual health of Caribbean youthSarah J Lerand
Department of Pediatrics, Center for Adolescent Health and Development at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
ScientificWorldJournal 6:707-17. 2006..Strong associations between rage and physical/sexual abuse and risky sexual behaviors are of notable concern...
- Adolescent health in the Caribbean: a regional portraitLinda Halcon
School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1851-7. 2003..This study assessed youth health in the Caribbean Community and Common Market countries and describes the prevalence of health-related factors...
- Families' recommendations for improving services for children with chronic conditionsA W Garwick
University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health Program, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:440-8. 1998..Little research has been done on services and programs for children with chronic conditions and their families from the perspective of family caregivers from diverse cultural backgrounds...
- Culture and the care of children with chronic conditions: their physicians' viewsJ Joseph-Di Caprio
Department of Pediatrics, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:1030-5. 1999..Little is known about physicians' perceptions of the influence of culture on the health care of children with chronic and disabling conditions...
- Enduring consequences of parenting for risk behaviors from adolescence into early adulthoodKathleen M Roche
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:2023-34. 2008..Overall, findings support the strategy of family-focused interventions that stress the importance close relationships for females and of instrumental control for males...
- Youth in sub-Saharan AfricaRobert W Blum
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Adolesc Health 41:230-8. 2007..Although acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is the predominant cause of death among youth, maternal mortality remains a major risk of death for youth--in some countries 600 times greater than that of peers in the industrialized world...
- A pilot of audio computer-assisted self-interview for youth reproductive health research in VietnamLinh Cu Le
Department of Demography, Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
J Adolesc Health 38:740-7. 2006....
- Reducing risk, increasing protective factors: findings from the Caribbean Youth Health SurveyRobert W Blum
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Adolesc Health 35:493-500. 2004....
- Predictors of early sexual initiation among a nationally representative sample of Nigerian adolescentsAdesegun O Fatusi
Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
BMC Public Health 8:136. 2008..The aim of the present study is to examine predictors of adolescent sexual initiation among a nationally representative sample of adolescents in Nigeria...
- Introduction. Improving transition for adolescents with special health care needs from pediatric to adult-centered health careRobert W Blum
Pediatrics 110:1301-3. 2002
- Gender differences in juvenile violence: a report from Add HealthJamie Blum
Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, USA
J Adolesc Health 32:234-40. 2003