Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- How cancer survivors provide support on cancer-related Internet mailing listsAndrea Meier
School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
J Med Internet Res 9:e12. 2007..Most studies of these mailing lists have investigated lists dedicated to one type of cancer, most often breast cancer. Little is known about whether the lessons learned from experiences with breast cancer lists apply to other cancers...
- The use of focus groups in the development of the PROMIS pediatrics item bankTasanee R Walsh
School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tate Turner Kuralt Bldg, CB 3550, 325 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
Qual Life Res 17:725-35. 2008..We used this information in the development of patient-reported outcome items for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Pediatrics project...
- Parents' and caregivers' concerns about obesity in young children: a qualitative studyJennifer L Styles
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Fam Community Health 30:279-95. 2007..Findings from these focus groups suggest that participants would be receptive to positive, multilevel prevention approaches to help their children attain and maintain healthy weights...
- Evaluating the implementation of peer counseling in a church-based dietary intervention for African AmericansMarlyn Allicock
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, 2004 Hooker, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Patient Educ Couns 81:37-42. 2010..For dissemination feasibility, the peer counseling training is done via DVD rather than by live trainers. We describe implementation and process evaluation of the peer counseling component under real world conditions...
- How new subscribers use cancer-related online mailing listsBarbara K Rimer
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina, NC 27599 7295, USA
J Med Internet Res 7:e32. 2005..These are stated cancer communication goals of the US National Cancer Institute...
- Disaster down East: using participatory action research to explore intimate partner violence in eastern North CarolinaPamela York Frasier
Department of Family Medicine, CB 7595, University ofNorth Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
Health Educ Behav 31:69S-84S. 2004..This study uses an established trusting relationship between researchers and community members to explore community needs and inform intervention design...
- After Hurricane Floyd passed: investigating the social determinants of disaster preparedness and recoverySpencer Moore
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Fam Community Health 27:204-17. 2004..This article presents evidence from qualitative research conducted for "Health Works After the Flood" and links these findings to observations regarding current conceptualizations of social capital and related concepts...
- The People with Arthritis Can Exercise (PACE) program: a qualitative evaluation of participant satisfactionBritta Schoster
Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7280, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 2:A11. 2005..CONCLUSION: This study suggests that a group exercise program for older adults with arthritis promotes a sense of social support and increases self-efficacy for exercise by allowing participants to work at their own pace...
- Parents and health care professionals working together to improve adolescent health: the perspectives of parentsCarol 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...
- Individuals' responses to global CHD risk: a focus group studyStacey L Sheridan
Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
Patient Educ Couns 76:233-9. 2009..To explore how individuals respond to global coronary heart disease (CHD) risk and use it in combination with treatment information to make decisions to initiate and maintain risk reducing strategies...
- The end-of-life experience in long-term care: five themes identified from focus groups with residents, family members, and staffJean C Munn
College of Social Work, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 2570, USA
Gerontologist 48:485-94. 2008..We designed this study to examine the end-of-life (EOL) experience in long-term care (LTC) based on input from key stakeholders...
- "Una mujer trabaja doble aqui": Vignette-based focus groups on stress and work for Latina blue-collar women in eastern North CarolinaMichele M Easter
Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Promot Pract 8:41-9. 2007..Results from the focus groups are used to make recommendations for future research with Latinas and for developing effective work-site-based interventions to address issues of stress and health within this population...
- Perceived barriers to physical activity among North Carolinians with arthritis: findings from a mixed-methodology approachKathryn Remmes Martin
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599, USA
N C Med J 68:404-12. 2007..A goal of the North Carolina Arthritis Plan is to reduce arthritis burden through regular physical activity. We identified community and personal factors that influence physical activity in individuals with arthritis...
- Facilitators and barriers to adoption of evidence-based perinatal care in Latin American hospitals: a qualitative studyMaria Belizan
Institute for Clinical Effectiveness ealth Policy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Health Educ Res 22:839-53. 2007..Improving information access, use of role models, skill development and improved resources and support may be effective ways to overcome barriers to change in Latin American obstetric care...
- Development of innovative group work practice using the intervention research paradigmEdna Comer
University of Connecticut, West Hartford 06117, USA
Soc Work 49:250-60. 2004..The other study used an online job stress support group for social workers. The challenges and opportunities that can arise when applying the IR paradigm to develop new interventions are also discussed...