Sarah B Laditka

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about promoting cognitive health among Filipino Americans who care for persons with dementia
    Sarah B Laditka
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Public Health Sciences, NC 28223, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 75:273-96. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Not quite color blind: ethnic and gender differences in attitudes toward older people among college students
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 73:53-71. 2011
  3. doi request reprint In the eye of the storm: resilience and vulnerability among African American women in the wake of Hurricane Katrina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Health Care Women Int 31:1013-27. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Resilience and challenges among staff of gulf coast nursing homes sheltering frail evacuees following Hurricane Katrina, 2005: implications for planning and training
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:54-62. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Attitudes about aging well among a diverse group of older Americans: implications for promoting cognitive health
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S30-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Methods and management of the healthy brain study: a large multisite qualitative research project
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S18-22. 2009
  7. pmc Association between community health center and rural health clinic presence and county-level hospitalization rates for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: an analysis across eight US states
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:134. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Understanding characteristics of families who buy local produce
    Elizabeth F Racine
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:30-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Promoting cognitive health: a web site review of health systems, public health departments, and senior centers
    James N Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 27:600-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of social ties on self-rated physical health among African American adults
    Jan Warren-Findlow
    Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:23-32. 2013

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about promoting cognitive health among Filipino Americans who care for persons with dementia
    Sarah B Laditka
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Public Health Sciences, NC 28223, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 75:273-96. 2012
    ..Findings suggest an opportunity to develop public health messages promoting cognitive health that are in-language, published in ethnic-specific media, and that are culturally appropriate for Filipino and other Asian Americans...
  2. ncbi request reprint Not quite color blind: ethnic and gender differences in attitudes toward older people among college students
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 73:53-71. 2011
    ..Findings suggest in-group favoritism, and the usefulness of training those in service industries and public service to treat older individuals equitably...
  3. doi request reprint In the eye of the storm: resilience and vulnerability among African American women in the wake of Hurricane Katrina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Health Care Women Int 31:1013-27. 2010
    ..African American women emphasized the need to preserve cultural memories, and they advocated for support and recovery. We offer suggestions for practitioners, policymakers, and researchers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Resilience and challenges among staff of gulf coast nursing homes sheltering frail evacuees following Hurricane Katrina, 2005: implications for planning and training
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:54-62. 2009
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  5. doi request reprint Attitudes about aging well among a diverse group of older Americans: implications for promoting cognitive health
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S30-9. 2009
    ..To examine perceptions about aging well in the context of cognitive health among a large and diverse group of older adults...
  6. doi request reprint Methods and management of the healthy brain study: a large multisite qualitative research project
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S18-22. 2009
    ..To describe processes used in the Healthy Brain project to manage data collection, coding, and data distribution in a large qualitative project, conducted by researchers at 9 universities in 9 states...
  7. pmc Association between community health center and rural health clinic presence and county-level hospitalization rates for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: an analysis across eight US states
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:134. 2009
    ..We sought to clarify the contribution that CHCs and RHCs may make to the accessibility of primary health care, as measured by county-level rates of hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive (ACS) conditions...
  8. doi request reprint Understanding characteristics of families who buy local produce
    Elizabeth F Racine
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:30-8. 2013
    ..To examine individual characteristics associated with local produce purchasing among North Carolina families with children...
  9. doi request reprint Promoting cognitive health: a web site review of health systems, public health departments, and senior centers
    James N Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 27:600-8. 2012
    ..Among senior centers, 21% offered strategies, primarily mental activity. Results suggest emerging activity in this area and opportunities for continued development...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of social ties on self-rated physical health among African American adults
    Jan Warren-Findlow
    Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:23-32. 2013
    ..To examine associations between social ties and self-rated physical health among midlife and older African Americans...
  11. doi request reprint Use of dietary supplements for cognitive health: results of a national survey of adults in the United States
    James N Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 27:55-64. 2012
    ..77, confidence interval 1.39-2.25). Adults are more likely to use supplements to treat or cure cognitive problems than to prevent them. Many do not discuss this use with health care providers...
  12. pmc Farming activities and carrying and lifting: the Agricultural Health Study
    Elizabeth F Racine
    Dept of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:39-47. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine HCL as a proxy for occupational physical activity (PA) among farm residents. The secondary objective was to evaluate PA based on HCL...
  13. doi request reprint Farmers' market use among African-American women participating in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
    Elizabeth F Racine
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:441-6. 2010
    ..Future research to explore barriers and incentives for farmers' market use among WIC participants in urban and rural settings is warranted...
  14. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of disability measures and their relation to home health care use
    Carol L Jenkins
    Department of Health Behavior and Administration, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 22:21-37. 2003
    ..Efforts to control expenditures through the use of a narrower measure that requires the presence of assistance may disadvantage some subgroups of the older population...
  15. doi request reprint Caregiver perspectives on transitions to assisted living and memory care
    Susan G Kelsey
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, SC, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 25:255-64. 2010
    ..Support needs during transitions may differ between adult children and spouses...
  16. doi request reprint Care transitions by older adults from nursing homes to hospitals: implications for long-term care practice, geriatrics education, and research
    Louise M Murray
    Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education, University of North Carolina Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223 0001, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:231-8. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Latino food and Fun curriculum for low-income Latina mothers and their children: a pilot study
    Elizabeth F Racine
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    Hisp Health Care Int 11:31-7. 2013
    ..05) and in physical activity (p =.02). This program may be effective in promoting healthy nutrition and physical activity among low-income Latinas and their children. ..
  18. doi request reprint Health care access in rural areas: evidence that hospitalization for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions in the United States may increase with the level of rurality
    James N Laditka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Health Place 15:731-40. 2009
    ..Compared to the most urban counties, the adjusted rate in the most rural was 90% greater for ages 18-64 and 45% greater for ages 65+ (both p<.001). Adjusted adult rates generally increased with the level of rurality...