C A Ford

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Foregone health care among adolescents
    C A Ford
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7225, USA
    JAMA 282:2227-34. 1999
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Young adults' attitudes, beliefs, and feelings about testing for curable STDs outside of clinic settings
    Carol A Ford
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7220, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:266-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Testing for chlamydial and gonorrheal infections outside of clinic settings: a summary of the literature
    Carol A Ford
    Department of Medicine, Adolescent Medicine Program, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7220, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:38-51. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Reactions of young adults to September 11, 2001
    Carol A Ford
    Adolescent Medicine Program, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7220, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:572-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The AMA Residency Training in Adolescent Preventive Services Project: report of the working group. The American Medical Association
    C A Ford
    Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:50-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' interpretations of conditional confidentiality assurances
    C A Ford
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7225, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:156-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Foregone health care among adolescents
    C A Ford
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7225, USA
    JAMA 282:2227-34. 1999
    ..No annual national population estimates exist of the numbers of adolescents who think they need but do not receive health care or their risk of health problems...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Young adults' attitudes, beliefs, and feelings about testing for curable STDs outside of clinic settings
    Carol A Ford
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7220, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:266-9. 2004
    ..Young adults report a range of attitudes, beliefs, and feelings that may influence the success of efforts to screen for curable STDs in nonclinic settings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Testing for chlamydial and gonorrheal infections outside of clinic settings: a summary of the literature
    Carol A Ford
    Department of Medicine, Adolescent Medicine Program, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7220, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:38-51. 2004
    ..Nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) provide new technology that makes it feasible to initiate testing for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) infection outside of clinic settings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reactions of young adults to September 11, 2001
    Carol A Ford
    Adolescent Medicine Program, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7220, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:572-8. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The AMA Residency Training in Adolescent Preventive Services Project: report of the working group. The American Medical Association
    C A Ford
    Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:50-8. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' interpretations of conditional confidentiality assurances
    C A Ford
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7225, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:156-9. 2001
    ..To improve physicians' discussions of confidentiality policies with adolescent patients...
  11. 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
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  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 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...
  14. pmc Screening young adults for prevalent chlamydial infection in community settings
    Cheryl R Stein
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:560-71. 2008
    ..To develop selective screening guidelines appropriate for community settings, the authors conducted a cross-sectional analysis of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health Wave III (April 2, 2001, to May 9, 2002)...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in pediatric private practice
    D Best
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E103. 2001
    ..Although believed to be above 2%, the prevalence of CT and GC infection in private practice settings has not been clearly established and may affect screening practices...
  17. 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
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  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in associations between depressive symptoms and patterns of substance use and risky sexual behavior among a nationally representative sample of U.S. adolescents
    M W Waller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 9:139-50. 2006
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  20. 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
    ....
  21. doi request reprint "Let's Talk About Sex": pilot study of an interactive CD-ROM to prevent HIV/STIS in female adolescents
    Kristin E Ito
    Wake Teen Medical Services, Raleigh, NC, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:78-89. 2008
    ..HIV/STI knowledge increased significantly and nearly all adolescents intended to use condoms at next intercourse after viewing the CD-ROM. However, there were no significant differences measured between CD-ROM and comparison groups...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sexually active students' willingness to use school-based health centers for reproductive health care services in North Carolina
    Tamera Coyne-Beasley
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:196-202. 2003
    ..We investigate sexually active students' willingness to seek these services at SBHCs if available and predictors of willingness to seek services...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chlamydial and gonococcal infections among young adults in the United States
    William C Miller
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill 27599 7435, USA
    JAMA 291:2229-36. 2004
    ..Although screening for Chlamydia trachomatis is widely recommended among young adult women, little information is available regarding the prevalence of chlamydial and gonococcal infections in the general young adult population...
  29. 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
  30. ncbi request reprint Which comes first in adolescence--sex and drugs or depression?
    Denise D Hallfors
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27514, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:163-70. 2005
    ..This study tests whether gender-specific patterns of substance use and sexual behavior precede and predict depression or vice versa...
  31. ncbi request reprint Screening for suicide risk in adults: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Bradley N Gaynes
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:822-35. 2004
    ..Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death and the seventh leading cause of years of potential life lost in the United States. Although suicide is of great public health significance, its clinical management is complicated...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Limiting confidentiality of adolescent health services: what are the risks?
    Carol A Ford
    JAMA 288:752-3. 2002
  34. pmc Prevalence of HIV infection among young adults in the United States: results from the Add Health study
    Martina Morris
    Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98125, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1091-7. 2006
    ..We estimated HIV prevalence rates among young adults in the United States...
  35. ncbi request reprint More evidence supports the need to protect confidentiality in adolescent health care
    Abigail English
    J Adolesc Health 40:199-200. 2007
  36. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008
    ..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...