Sharon B Wyatt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racism and cardiovascular disease in African Americans
    Sharon B Wyatt
    University of Missisippi Medical Center, School of Nursing, Jackson, 39216 4505, USA
    Am J Med Sci 325:315-31. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A community-driven model of research participation: the Jackson Heart Study Participant Recruitment and Retention Study
    Sharon B Wyatt
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:438-55. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the Jackson Heart Study
    Sharon B Wyatt
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Hypertension 51:650-6. 2008
  4. pmc Social patterning of cumulative biological risk by education and income among African Americans
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1362-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Toward resolution of cardiovascular health disparities in African Americans: design and methods of the Jackson Heart Study
    Herman A Taylor
    School of Medicine and the Examination Center, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-4-17. 2005
  6. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing symptoms among African-Americans in the Jackson Heart Study
    Tibor Fulop
    School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, United States
    Sleep Med 13:1039-49. 2012
  7. pmc Perceived discrimination and hypertension among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study
    Mario Sims
    Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S258-65. 2012
  8. pmc The socioeconomic gradient of diabetes prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study
    Mario Sims
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:892-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity assessment methods in the Jackson Heart Study
    Patricia M Dubbert
    GV Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-56-61. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Recruiting African-American research participation in the Jackson Heart Study: methods, response rates, and sample description
    Sonja R Fuqua
    School of Medicine, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-18-29. 2005

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Racism and cardiovascular disease in African Americans
    Sharon B Wyatt
    University of Missisippi Medical Center, School of Nursing, Jackson, 39216 4505, USA
    Am J Med Sci 325:315-31. 2003
    ..The findings, though suggestive of a positive association, are neither consistent nor clear. The research agenda of the Jackson Heart Study in addressing the role of racism in CVD is presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint A community-driven model of research participation: the Jackson Heart Study Participant Recruitment and Retention Study
    Sharon B Wyatt
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:438-55. 2003
    ..Findings generated an emerging Community-Driven Model, which has potential to enlighten researchers about effective strategies for recruiting and retaining African Americans for research participation...
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the Jackson Heart Study
    Sharon B Wyatt
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Hypertension 51:650-6. 2008
    ..The Jackson Heart Study data indicate that better control rates can be achieved in this high-risk population...
  4. pmc Social patterning of cumulative biological risk by education and income among African Americans
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1362-9. 2012
    ..We examined the social patterning of cumulative dysregulation of multiple systems, or allostatic load, among African Americans adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Toward resolution of cardiovascular health disparities in African Americans: design and methods of the Jackson Heart Study
    Herman A Taylor
    School of Medicine and the Examination Center, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-4-17. 2005
    ..The design, overall methods, and major phenotypes for the all-African-American Jackson Heart Study (JHS) are detailed...
  6. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing symptoms among African-Americans in the Jackson Heart Study
    Tibor Fulop
    School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, United States
    Sleep Med 13:1039-49. 2012
    ..Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is an increasingly recognized risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Limited data are available from large African American cohorts...
  7. pmc Perceived discrimination and hypertension among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study
    Mario Sims
    Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S258-65. 2012
    ..Using Jackson Heart Study data, we examined whether perceived discrimination was associated with prevalent hypertension in African Americans...
  8. pmc The socioeconomic gradient of diabetes prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study
    Mario Sims
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:892-8. 2011
    ..We examined the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of diabetes among African Americans...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity assessment methods in the Jackson Heart Study
    Patricia M Dubbert
    GV Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-56-61. 2005
    ..Physical activity measures used in exam 1 of the Jackson Heart Study (JHS), including the diet and physical activity substudy (DPASS), are described...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recruiting African-American research participation in the Jackson Heart Study: methods, response rates, and sample description
    Sonja R Fuqua
    School of Medicine, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-18-29. 2005
    ..The sampling and recruitment methods, response rate, and cohort description for the all-African-American Jackson Heart Study (JHS) are detailed...
  11. pmc Associations of fast food restaurant availability with dietary intake and weight among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study, 2000-2004
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S301-9. 2011
    ..We examined the associations of fast food restaurant (FFR) availability with dietary intake and weight among African Americans in the southeastern United States...
  12. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position is positively associated with blood pressure dipping among African-American adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:1015-21. 2011
    ..Lower socioeconomic position (SEP) may be an important predictor of NBP dipping, especially in African Americans (AA). However, the determinants of NBP dipping are not fully understood...
  13. pmc Development and psychometric testing of a multidimensional instrument of perceived discrimination among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study
    Mario Sims
    School of Medicine, Examination Center, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39213, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:56-64. 2009
    ..We report the development and psychometric testing of the multidimensional Jackson Heart Study Discrimination (JHSDIS) Instrument...
  14. doi request reprint Dyslipidemia and the treatment of lipid disorders in African Americans
    Herman A Taylor
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson Heart Study, Jackson, Miss, USA
    Am J Med 122:454-63. 2009
    ..Questions of medication efficacy also have been raised. Together, these factors may have affected awareness, diagnosis, and treatment rates...
  15. ncbi request reprint Study design for genetic analysis in the Jackson Heart Study
    James G Wilson
    School of Medicine, Examination Center, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-30-37. 2005
    ..Family Study participants completed the same questionnaires, measures, and procedures as all other JHS participants and provided blood samples for lymphocyte cryopreservation and transformation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sociocultural methods in the Jackson Heart Study: conceptual and descriptive overview
    Thomas J Payne
    School of Medicine, Examination Center, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson 39216 4505, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-38-48. 2005
    ..This paper describes the rationale and overall approach for sociocultural assessment in the JHS, both generally and for each content area...
  17. doi request reprint Are religiosity and spirituality associated with obesity among African Americans in the Southeastern United States (the Jackson Heart Study)?
    Roy R Reeves
    G V Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center, Mental Health Service, 1500 E Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    J Relig Health 51:32-48. 2012
    ..The association between religion and spirituality and weight gain deserves further investigation in studies with a longitudinal study design...
  18. pmc Prevalence and awareness of CKD among African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study
    Michael F Flessner
    Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:238-47. 2009
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) leads to end-stage renal disease and is a growing epidemic throughout the world. In the United States, African Americans have an incidence of end-stage renal disease 4 times that of whites...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary assessment in African Americans: methods used in the Jackson Heart Study
    Teresa Carithers
    School of Medicine, Examination Center, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-49-55. 2005
    ..These methods were employed to validate culturally explicit data collection instruments developed by Delta Nutrition Intervention Research Initiative (NIRI) for assessing dietary intake in an all African-American cohort...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and unprovoked hypokalemia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Michael E Andrew
    Jackson Heart Study Examination Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:594-9. 2002
    ..Unprovoked hypokalemia may lead to hypertension and is associated with several forms of recognized secondary hypertension...
  21. pmc Methods for retrospective geocoding in population studies: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jennifer C Robinson
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216 4505, USA
    J Urban Health 87:136-50. 2010
    ..This paper describes some of the challenges in retrospectively creating a GIS and provides practical tips that enhanced the success...
  22. pmc Psychometric testing of the daily spiritual experiences scale among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study
    Fleetwood Loustalot
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    J Relig Health 50:675-85. 2011
    ..094, P < 0.01). Moderate significant correlations were noted among DSES items. Our findings confirm that the 6-item DSES had excellent psychometric properties in this sample...
  23. pmc Association of genetic variation with systolic and diastolic blood pressure among African Americans: the Candidate Gene Association Resource study
    Ervin R Fox
    Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 20:2273-84. 2011
    ..More broadly, this work supports that notion that blood pressure among AAs is a trait with genetic underpinnings but also with significant complexity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity: prevalence, consequences, and causes of a growing public health problem
    Sharon B Wyatt
    Schools of Nursing and Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, and from the Sonny Montgomery Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Am J Med Sci 331:166-74. 2006
    ..Novel multidisciplinary, preventive, and therapeutic approaches, and social changes are needed that address the complex interplay of biologic, genetic, and social factors that have created the current obesity epidemic...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does socioeconomic status affect blood pressure goal achievement?
    Deborah Minor
    Division of Internal Medicine Hypertension, School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 10:390-7. 2008
    ..This review highlights socioeconomic status in the prevalence and incidence of hypertension and identifies contributing factors associated with blood pressure control...
  26. pmc Geographic representation of the jackson heart study cohort to the African-American population in Jackson, Mississippi
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:110-7. 2011
    ..This is of critical importance as the authors continue to explore novel approaches to investigate the geographic variation in disease etiology...
  27. ncbi request reprint Race, stability of health insurance coverage, and prescription medication use
    Karen P Winters
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    ABNF J 21:21-6. 2010
    ..To determine the effects of health insurance and race on prescription medication use and expense...
  28. ncbi request reprint Framing body size among African American women and girls
    Ellen P Williams
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Nursing, USA
    J Child Health Care 17:219-29. 2013
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  29. ncbi request reprint Psychometric examination of the Daily Spiritual experiences Scale
    Fleetwood V Loustalot
    School of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    J Cult Divers 13:162-7. 2006
    ..Both versions were stable over time, internally consistent, and the forms were equivalent and valid in an all-African American sample...
  30. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure usually considered normal is associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    UNC Kidney Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Med 119:133-41. 2006
    ..Additional information among individuals with a high risk of cardiovascular disease complications may help to focus current and future efforts...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease event classification in the Jackson Heart Study: methods and procedures
    Emmanuel Keku
    School of Public Health and the Coordinating Center, Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S6-62-70. 2005
    ..The process of identifying, abstracting, and classifying cardiovascular disease (CVD) endpoints in the Jackson Heart Study (JHS) is described...
  32. ncbi request reprint Women's employment status and mortality: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kathryn M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1108-18. 2004
    ..As women's labor force participation in the United States has increased over the past decades, there has been an interest in the potential health effects of employment. To date, however, research findings have been contradictory...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cumulative socioeconomic status across the life course and subclinical atherosclerosis
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:296-303. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between individual-level and neighborhood-level socioeconomic status (SES) across the life course and subclinical atherosclerosis...