SARA QUANDT

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age, race, and ethnicity in the use of complementary and alternative medicine for health self-management: evidence from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Aging Health 17:547-72. 2005
  2. pmc Depressive symptoms among Latino farmworkers across the agricultural season: Structural and situational influences
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:335-43. 2010
  3. pmc Job demands and pesticide exposure among immigrant Latino farmworkers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 15:252-66. 2010
  4. pmc Complementary therapy use and health self-management among rural older adults
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:635-43. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Blistering eruption in a Latino migrant farmworker
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Agromedicine 12:81-5. 2007
  6. pmc Dietary fat reduction behaviors among African American, American Indian, and white older adults with diabetes
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Nutr Elder 28:143-57. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral health of children and adults in Latino migrant and seasonal farmworker families
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:229-35. 2007
  8. pmc Food avoidance and food modification practices of older rural adults: association with oral health status and implications for service provision
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Gerontologist 50:100-11. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Dermatological illnesses of immigrant poultry-processing workers in North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 60:165-9. 2005
  10. pmc Experiences of Latino immigrant families in North Carolina help explain elevated levels of food insecurity and hunger
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Nutr 136:2638-44. 2006

Detail Information

Publications89

  1. ncbi request reprint Age, race, and ethnicity in the use of complementary and alternative medicine for health self-management: evidence from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Aging Health 17:547-72. 2005
    ..Determine if complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use for treating existing conditions and for health maintenance differs by age and ethnicity...
  2. pmc Depressive symptoms among Latino farmworkers across the agricultural season: Structural and situational influences
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:335-43. 2010
    ..The pattern of results suggests that strategies to address mental health problems in this vulnerable population will require coordinated action at the individual and social level...
  3. pmc Job demands and pesticide exposure among immigrant Latino farmworkers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 15:252-66. 2010
    ..However, analyses produced several interaction effects, including evidence that high levels of control may buffer the effects of physical job demands on detection of DAP urinary pesticide metabolites...
  4. pmc Complementary therapy use and health self-management among rural older adults
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:635-43. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Blistering eruption in a Latino migrant farmworker
    Steven R Feldman
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Agromedicine 12:81-5. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Dietary fat reduction behaviors among African American, American Indian, and white older adults with diabetes
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Nutr Elder 28:143-57. 2009
    ..Older men and ethnic minorities with diabetes should be targeted for dietary change education...
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral health of children and adults in Latino migrant and seasonal farmworker families
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:229-35. 2007
    ..Differences among family members suggest that access to services, not lack of education, is the primary barrier facing farmworker families...
  8. pmc Food avoidance and food modification practices of older rural adults: association with oral health status and implications for service provision
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Gerontologist 50:100-11. 2010
    ..This study examines the association between oral health and foods avoided or modified in a multiethnic rural population of older adults. It considers implications for nutrition and medical service provision to this population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dermatological illnesses of immigrant poultry-processing workers in North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 60:165-9. 2005
    ..Worker self-reports were not strongly associated with dermatologist diagnoses. Skin diseases are common among poultry workers and impact workers' quality of life; reasons for lack of medical care should be investigated...
  10. pmc Experiences of Latino immigrant families in North Carolina help explain elevated levels of food insecurity and hunger
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Nutr 136:2638-44. 2006
    ..Overall, these findings suggest that immigrant Latinos experience significant levels of food insecurity that are not addressed by current governmental programs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco use accelerates age-related loss of bone mineral density among older women in a multi-ethnic rural community
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 20:109-25. 2005
    ..Women who formerly smoked and did not use supplements had a decreased BMD. ST should be considered as an additional risk factor for osteoporosis in populations where its use is prevalent...
  12. pmc Workplace, household, and personal predictors of pesticide exposure for farmworkers
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Dept of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:943-52. 2006
    ..Future studies should attempt to use similar behavioral, environmental, and psychosocial measures to build a body of evidence with which to better understand the risk factors for pesticide exposure among farmworkers...
  13. pmc Predictors of falls in a multiethnic population of older rural adults with diabetes
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:394-8. 2006
    ..Falls are a recognized danger for older adults with diabetes. Persons in rural communities with diabetes may face additional risks from falling due to environmental and activity differences...
  14. ncbi request reprint Illnesses and injuries reported by Latino poultry workers in western North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:343-51. 2006
    ..Poultry processing is the largest sector of the meat products industry. Many workers are immigrants; few data exist on their illness and injury rates and the impact of workplace safety environment...
  15. pmc Ethnic disparities in glycemic control among rural older adults with type 2 diabetes
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:656-63. 2005
    ..These data indicate that older ethnic minorities in rural communities are at increased risk for diabetes complications and need diabetes management strategies to improve glycemic control...
  16. ncbi request reprint Oral health and quality of life of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North Carolina
    S A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157 1063, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 13:45-55. 2007
    ..Because national data indicate that fewer farmworkers are returning to their countries of origin, communities with large farmworker populations need to address their unmet needs for dental care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparative validation of standard, picture-sort and meal-based food-frequency questionnaires adapted for an elderly population of low socio-economic status
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:524-32. 2007
    ..To compare the validity of a modified Block food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ), a picture-sort administration of the FFQ (PSFFQ) and a meal pattern-based questionnaire (MPQ) in a multi-ethnic population of low socio-economic status (SES)...
  18. pmc Cholinesterase depression and its association with pesticide exposure across the agricultural season among Latino farmworkers in North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:635-9. 2010
    ..Farmworkers can be exposed to a wide variety of pesticides. Assessing cholinesterase activity over time can be used to monitor exposure to organophosphorus and carbamate pesticides...
  19. pmc Heavy metals exposures among Mexican farmworkers in eastern North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Environ Res 110:83-8. 2010
    ..Because farmworkers are exposed to neurotoxic pesticides, they may be at risk for adverse health effects from the combined exposure...
  20. pmc Disparities in oral health status between older adults in a multiethnic rural community: the rural nutrition and oral health study
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1369-75. 2009
    ..To compare oral health status according to ethnicity and socioeconomic status in African-American, American-Indian, and white dentate and edentulous community-dwelling older adults...
  21. pmc Development of an international questionnaire to measure use of complementary and alternative medicine (I-CAM-Q)
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:331-9. 2009
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Vision problems, eye care history, and ocular protection among migrant farmworkers
    Sara A Quandt
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 63:13-6. 2008
    ..Of all, 38% reported never having visited any eyecare professional. Farmworkers have a high level of unmet need for both routine preventive eye care and treatment or correction of vision problems...
  23. pmc Dry mouth and dietary quality in older adults in north Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:439-45. 2011
    ..To quantify prevalence of dry mouth, association between dry mouth and beverage intake and dietary quality, and association between dry mouth and self-reported dietary accommodations to oral health deficits...
  24. doi request reprint The association of dermatologist-diagnosed and self-reported skin diseases with skin-related quality of life in Latino migrant farmworkers
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Int J Dermatol 47:236-41. 2008
    ..Farmworkers are at high risk for skin diseases, and are an appropriate population in which to explore these associations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Skin-related quality of life among migrant farmworkers
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 12:1-7. 2008
    ..Farmworkers in North America work in an environment likely to produce skin injuries and illnesses that affect quality of life (QOL)...
  26. pmc Ethnic disparities in health-related quality of life among older rural adults with diabetes
    Sara A Quandt
    Division of Public Health Sciences Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:471-6. 2007
    ..Strategies to reduce diabetes-related complications (long term) and assist mobility (short term) may reduce ethnic disparities in HRQOL...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine by persons with arthritis: results of the National Health Interview Survey
    Sara A Quandt
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:748-55. 2005
    ....
  28. pmc Something for everyone? A community and academic partnership to address farmworker pesticide exposure in North Carolina
    S A Quandt
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem NC 27157 1084 USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:435-41. 2001
    ..This approach can be used by others to develop collaborative relationships to investigate environmental health issues within a community-based participatory framework...
  29. pmc Agricultural and residential pesticides in wipe samples from farmworker family residences in North Carolina and Virginia
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Piedmont Plaza II, Suite 512, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:382-7. 2004
    ..Although the likelihood of agricultural pesticide exposure has been considered high for farmworker families, these results indicate that residential pesticide use and exposure in this population merit further study...
  30. pmc Reporting pesticide assessment results to farmworker families: development, implementation, and evaluation of a risk communication strategy
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Piedmont Plaza II, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:636-42. 2004
    ..We review the strengths and weaknesses of such an approach and suggest areas for future research in risk communication to communities affected by environmental health risks...
  31. ncbi request reprint Environmental and behavioral predictors of salivary cotinine in Latino tobacco workers
    S A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1064, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:844-52. 2001
    ..This study demonstrates that tobacco workers experience substantial work-related exposure to nicotine. The long-term effects of such exposure should be investigated...
  32. pmc Household food security among migrant and seasonal latino farmworkers in North Carolina
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:568-76. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Migrant farmworkers and green tobacco sickness: new issues for an understudied disease
    S A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Am J Ind Med 37:307-15. 2000
    ..The transition from family tobacco production to dependence on hired labor has placed migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSF) at risk for green tobacco sickness (GTS). No previous studies of GTS have focused on MSF...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of alendronate on vertebral fracture risk in women with bone mineral density T scores of-1.6 to -2.5 at the femoral neck: the Fracture Intervention Trial
    Sara A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 25717 1063, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:343-9. 2005
    ..6 and -2.5 at the femoral neck and to describe how soon after initiation of therapy alendronate becomes effective and whether it is consistent in women with and without existing radiographic vertebral fracture...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nutritional self-management of elderly widows in rural communities
    S A Quandt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 25717, USA
    Gerontologist 40:86-96. 2000
    ..g., meal skipping, reduced home food production, less dietary variety). Rural communities need to develop ways to identify such widows and assist them in finding acceptable ways to meet nutritional needs...
  36. pmc Migrant farmworker field and camp safety and sanitation in eastern North Carolina
    Lara E Whalley
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    J Agromedicine 14:421-36. 2009
    ..Further research needs to account for social and cultural factors. Regulations should be compared with pesticide metabolite levels to measure their effectiveness. More effort is needed to enforce existing regulations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pesticides in the homes of farmworkers: Latino mothers' perceptions of risk to their children's health
    Pamela Rao
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:335-53. 2007
    ..Families living in farmworker households would benefit from health education programs that target their specific needs...
  38. pmc Ethnographic evaluation of a lay health promoter program to reduce occupational injuries among Latino poultry processing workers
    Antonio Marin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:36-43. 2009
    ..Promoters' supervisors reported challenges and strategies experienced by the promoters. Promoter programs in occupational health and safety are feasible approaches to supplement training provided in the workplace...
  39. ncbi request reprint Quality of diets consumed by older rural adults
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Rural Health 18:49-56. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Pesticide safety behaviors in Latino farmworker family households
    Pamela Rao
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:271-80. 2006
    ....
  41. pmc The prevalence of melasma and its association with quality of life in adult male Latino migrant workers
    Rita Pichardo
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Int J Dermatol 48:22-6. 2009
    ..Melasma is a common condition of Latino women that detracts from their quality of life (QOL). The prevalence and impact of melasma in Latino men is not well characterized...
  42. doi request reprint Evidence of organizational injustice in poultry processing plants: Possible effects on occupational health and safety among Latino workers in North Carolina
    Antonio J Marin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:37-48. 2009
    ..This situation creates the potential for organizational injustice, made visible through abusive supervisory practices, and leads to situations in which occupational illnesses and injuries are likely to occur...
  43. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults with diabetes in the United States
    Ronny A Bell
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 12:16-22. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Pesticides at work and at home: exposure of migrant farmworkers
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 0184, USA
    Lancet 362:2021. 2003
  45. doi request reprint Mental health in immigrants from nontraditional receiving sites
    Lisa Kiang
    Department of Psychology, Wake Forest University, Sloan Hall 101, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 16:386-94. 2010
    ..Contextual implications and the need for resources to aid cultural adaptation are discussed...
  46. pmc Men's knowledge and beliefs about prostate cancer: education, race, and screening status
    Julie A Winterich
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:199-203. 2009
    ..This study compared education, race, and screening status to determine how each factor shapes men's knowledge of prostate cancer and screening...
  47. ncbi request reprint Aging and eating in the rural, southern United States: beliefs about salt and its effect on health
    Shannon L Smith
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:189-98. 2006
    ..These older adults' narratives demonstrate their attempts to reconcile the important role of traditional foods in their identity as Southerners with their attempts to meet medical recommendations for healthy eating...
  48. ncbi request reprint A clinic-based, case-control comparison of green tobacco sickness among minority farmworkers: clues for prevention
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    South Med J 95:1008-11. 2002
    ..Working in wet tobacco is a major risk factor for GTS. Little is known about preventing GTS. This analysis examines possible GTS preventive measures...
  49. doi request reprint Green tobacco sickness and skin integrity among migrant Latino farmworkers
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:195-203. 2008
    ..The primary aim of this analysis is to expand existing knowledge of GTS risk factors by delineating the association of measures of skin integrity with the prevalence of GTS among Latino farmworkers...
  50. doi request reprint Self report of skin problems among farmworkers in North Carolina
    Quirina M Vallejos
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:204-12. 2008
    ..This study estimates the prevalence of self-reported skin problems among Latino farmworkers and identifies associated risk factors...
  51. pmc Reducing farmworker residential pesticide exposure: evaluation of a lay health advisor intervention
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:447-55. 2009
    ..Policy changes are needed to address circumstances outside of farmworkers' control that affect pesticide exposure...
  52. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use in a tri-ethnic population of older women in southeastern North Carolina
    John G Spangler
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:226-32. 2003
    ..We examined the epidemiology of tobacco use among a tri-racial population of elderly women in southeastern North Carolina...
  53. pmc Daily use of complementary and other therapies for symptoms among older adults: study design and illustrative results
    Thomas A Arcury
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Aging Health 23:52-69. 2011
    ..This article describes research designed to specify complementary therapies used among older adults by obtaining daily use data and the specific purposes for use...
  54. doi request reprint Migrant farmworker stress: mental health implications
    Ann E Hiott
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Rural Health 24:32-9. 2008
    ..The number of Latinos in rural regions of the United States is increasing. Little is known about factors that undermine the mental health of this segment of the rural population...
  55. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium intake and supplement use among older African American, white, and Native American women in a rural southeastern community
    Ronny A Bell
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:844-7. 2002
  56. pmc Teledermatology consultations provide specialty care for farmworkers in rural clinics
    Quirina M Vallejos
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Rural Health 25:198-202. 2009
    ..Rural patients have limited access to dermatologic care. Farmworkers have high rates of skin disease and limited access to care...
  57. pmc Health care utilization among migrant Latino farmworkers: the case of skin disease
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    J Rural Health 25:98-103. 2009
    ..Skin diseases are common occupational illnesses for migrant farmworkers. Farmworkers face many barriers in accessing health care resources...
  58. ncbi request reprint Self-treatment with bleach by a Latino farmworker
    Shelley Cathcart
    Department of Dermatology, The Department of Family and Community Medicine, and the Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Dermatitis 19:102-4. 2008
    ..This patient illustrates a common practice that exacerbates skin disease and sheds light on social and cultural factors of which health care providers serving this community should be aware...
  59. ncbi request reprint Disparities in A1C levels between Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adults with diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:240-6. 2008
    ..Hispanics have higher rates of diabetes and diabetes-related complications than do non-Hispanic whites. A meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the difference between the mean values of A1C for these two groups...
  60. pmc Ethnic differences in elders' home remedy use: sociostructural explanations
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:39-50. 2006
    ..To determine if ethnic differences in elders' use of home remedies are explained by structured inequalities...
  61. ncbi request reprint Review of pesticide education materials for health care providers providing care to agricultural workers
    Ann E Hiott
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Rural Health 22:17-25. 2006
    ..Pesticide exposure is an important environmental and occupational health risk for agricultural workers and their families, but health care providers receive little training in it...
  62. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use as health self-management: rural older adults with diabetes
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S62-70. 2006
    ..We summarize CAM use for general use and for diabetes care and use multiple logistic modeling to estimate the effects of health self-management predictors on use of CAM therapies...
  63. pmc Prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms among rural older African Americans, Native Americans, and whites with diabetes
    Ronny A Bell
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:823-9. 2005
    ..Little is known about the prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms among older adults living in rural communities, particularly among ethnic minority groups, who are at increased risk of developing diabetes and complications...
  64. pmc Farmworker exposure to pesticides: methodologic issues for the collection of comparable data
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:923-8. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Organophosphorus pesticide urinary metabolite levels of children in farmworker households in eastern North Carolina
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:751-60. 2006
    ..The relative importance of para-occupational, residential, and environment risk factors are delineated...
  66. ncbi request reprint Delivery of health services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:345-63. 2007
    ..These research needs include formal evaluations of existing programs and basic research to characterize the health services utilization patterns of farmworkers...
  67. ncbi request reprint Herbal remedy use as health self-management among older adults
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S142-9. 2007
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Health and social impacts of tobacco production
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Agromedicine 11:71-81. 2006
    ..To summarize current knowledge about the health and social consequences of tobacco production and to outline research needed to better understand these effects...
  69. ncbi request reprint Age, ethnicity, and use of complementary and alternative medicine in health self-management
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:84-98. 2007
    ..The results also highlight the significance of social and cultural factors in understanding patterns of complementary and alternative medicine use in the adult population...
  70. doi request reprint The organization of work: implications for injury and illness among immigrant Latino poultry-processing workers
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 62:19-26. 2007
    ..The results provide preliminary evidence suggesting that the organization of work underlies injury and illness among immigrant workers in poultry processing...
  71. ncbi request reprint Child healthcare in two farmworker populations
    Kimberly Gentry
    Northwestern Carolina Oncology and Hematology, Mulberry Medical Park, 401 Mulberry Street SW, Suite 210, Lenoir, NC 28645, USA
    J Community Health 32:419-31. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to determine the best means of providing care to this underserved population...
  72. pmc Ethnic and sex differences in ownership of preventive health equipment among rural older adults with diabetes
    Ronny A Bell
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Rural Health 23:332-8. 2007
    ..Different levels of self-management have been reported among various populations, though little is known about ownership of equipment that can enhance accomplishment of these tasks...
  73. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities: control of glycemia, blood pressure, and LDL cholesterol among US adults with type 2 diabetes
    Julienne K Kirk
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1489-501. 2005
    ..To examine ethnic disparities in the quality of diabetes care among adults with diabetes in the US through a systematic qualitative review...
  74. ncbi request reprint High levels of low energy reporting on 24-hour recalls and three questionnaires in an elderly low-socioeconomic status population
    Janet A Tooze
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Nutr 137:1286-93. 2007
    ..Underreporting seemed to be due to omitting foods from major food groups as well as from omitting discretionary energy foods. There was a high degree of low energy reporting in this population, particularly by men, even with six 24HR...
  75. pmc Consumption of sugar- and fat-modified foods among rural older adults: the Rural Nutrition and Health (RUN) Study
    Ronny A Bell
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Nutr Elder 25:23-40. 2006
    ..Diabetes status was associated with higher use of sugar-modified foods. This study shows high level of acceptance of sugar- and fat-modified foods among rural older adults across variety of demographic and health characteristics...
  76. pmc Primary and specialty medical care among ethnically diverse, older rural adults with type 2 diabetes: the ELDER Diabetes Study
    Ronny A Bell
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Rural Health 21:198-205. 2005
    ..This study examines primary and specialty medical care utilization among a rural, ethnically diverse, older adult population with diabetes...
  77. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral performance in preschool children from agricultural and non-agricultural communities in Oregon and North Carolina
    Diane S Rohlman
    Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Neurotoxicology 26:589-98. 2005
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Developing methods for assessing neurotoxic effects in Hispanic non-English speaking children
    Diane S Rohlman
    Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, CROET, L606, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Neurotoxicology 28:240-4. 2007
    ..Test-retest correlations show the reliability of the battery. These support the use of this battery in both cross-sectional and longitudinal studies...
  79. ncbi request reprint Contact dermatitis in tobacco farmworkers
    Nina F Abraham
    Center for Dermatology Research, Elm City, NC 27822, USA
    Contact Dermatitis 57:40-3. 2007
    ..This pattern most likely reflects a common occupational practice of holding the tobacco leaves under the arm and pressed against the body during harvesting...
  80. ncbi request reprint Effects of continuing or stopping alendronate after 5 years of treatment: the Fracture Intervention Trial Long-term Extension (FLEX): a randomized trial
    Dennis M Black
    San Francisco Coordinating Center, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    JAMA 296:2927-38. 2006
    ..The optimal duration of treatment of women with postmenopausal osteoporosis is uncertain...
  81. ncbi request reprint Older adults in the rural South are not meeting healthful eating guidelines
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Biostatistical Science, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:265-272. 2007
    ..To evaluate diet quality of rural older adults using national dietary guidelines and the Healthy Eating Index (HEI)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Profiles of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: the extremes of glycemic control
    Margaret R Savoca
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30901, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:2655-66. 2004
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint CAM use among older adults age 65 or older with hypertension in the United States: general use and disease treatment
    Ronny A Bell
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:903-9. 2006
    ..Although a number of antihypertensive therapies are currently available, adherence and control are low. The purpose of this study was to assess the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among older adults with HT...
  84. pmc Self-monitoring of blood glucose in a multiethnic population of rural older adults with diabetes
    Anne H Skelly
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:84-90. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among older adults: ethnic variation
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem NC 27157 1084, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:723-31. 2006
    ..This analysis documents CAM use among Black, Hispanic, Asian, and White adults age > or =65 and delineates the importance of ethnicity in predicting CAM use...
  86. ncbi request reprint Older adults' use of complementary and alternative medicine for mental health: findings from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Joseph G Grzywacz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:467-73. 2006
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Detecting patterns of occupational illness clustering with alternating logistic regressions applied to longitudinal data
    John S Preisser
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:495-501. 2003
    ..In this paper, a comparative analysis of alternating logistic regressions with generalized estimating equations and random-effects logistic regression is presented, and the relative strengths of the three methods are discussed...
  88. ncbi request reprint Effect of alendronate on the age-specific incidence of symptomatic osteoporotic fractures
    Marc C Hochberg
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:971-6. 2005
    ..Analyses of data from 3658 postmenopausal women with osteoporosis enrolled in the Fracture Intervention Trial showed that alendronate is effective in reducing the risk of symptomatic osteoporotic fractures across a spectrum of ages...
  89. pmc Physical activity among rural older adults with diabetes
    Thomas A Arcury
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
    J Rural Health 22:164-8. 2006
    ..This analysis describes physical activity levels and factors associated with physical activity in an ethnically diverse (African American, Native American, white) sample of rural older adults with diabetes...

Research Grants24

  1. RURAL ELDERS: ETHNICITY, FOOD MEANING & DIET MEASUREMENT
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These participants will complete six 24 hour diet recall interviews over a six month period, which will be used to validate the adapted Food Frequency Questionnaire and Meal Pattern Questionnaire. ..
  2. JUSTA: Justice and Health for Poultry Workers
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Occupational Injuries Among Immigrant Poultry Workers: Development & Progression
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such research will provide the basis of future efforts to reduce disparities in occupational injuries in the fastest growing segment of the meat processing industry through education and enforcement. ..
  5. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. Occupational Injuries Among Immigrant Poultry Workers: Development & Progression
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such research will provide the basis of future efforts to reduce disparities in occupational injuries in the fastest growing segment of the meat processing industry through education and enforcement. ..
  7. Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model Inven
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  8. Rural Older Adults: Oral Health, Diet & Quality of Life
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. RURAL ELDERS' DIABETES SELF MANAGEMENT--ETHNIC VARIATION
    SARA QUANDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Multivariate techniques will be used in the analysis of the survey data. A systematic approach will be used to analyze the qualitative data. ..
  10. Occupational Injuries Among Immigrant Poultry Workers: Development & Progression
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such research will provide the basis of future efforts to reduce disparities in occupational injuries in the fastest growing segment of the meat processing industry through education and enforcement. ..