educational status

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Summary: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.

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  1. ncbi Socioeconomic position and health: the differential effects of education versus income on the onset versus progression of health problems
    Pamela Herd
    Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:223-38. 2007
  2. doi Socioeconomic inequalities in health in 22 European countries
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 358:2468-81. 2008
  3. ncbi Estimating wealth effects without expenditure data--or tears: an application to educational enrollments in states of India
    D Filmer
    Development Research Group, World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Demography 38:115-32. 2001
  4. ncbi Prevalence of intimate partner violence: findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
    Claudia Garcia-Moreno
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 368:1260-9. 2006
  5. ncbi Widening socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in six Western European countries
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 32:830-7. 2003
  6. ncbi Socioeconomic inequalities in depression: a meta-analysis
    V Lorant
    Health Systems Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Epidemiol 157:98-112. 2003
  7. pmc Understanding differences in health behaviors by education
    David M Cutler
    Department of Economics, Harvard University and NBER, 1875 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
    J Health Econ 29:1-28. 2010
  8. ncbi Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005
  9. ncbi Association of health literacy with diabetes outcomes
    Dean Schillinger
    University of California, San Francisco, Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 288:475-82. 2002
  10. ncbi The test of functional health literacy in adults: a new instrument for measuring patients' literacy skills
    R M Parker
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:537-41. 1995

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  1. ncbi Socioeconomic position and health: the differential effects of education versus income on the onset versus progression of health problems
    Pamela Herd
    Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:223-38. 2007
    ....
  2. doi Socioeconomic inequalities in health in 22 European countries
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 358:2468-81. 2008
    ..Comparisons among countries can help to identify opportunities for the reduction of inequalities in health. We compared the magnitude of inequalities in mortality and self-assessed health among 22 countries in all parts of Europe...
  3. ncbi Estimating wealth effects without expenditure data--or tears: an application to educational enrollments in states of India
    D Filmer
    Development Research Group, World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Demography 38:115-32. 2001
    ..On average a "rich" child is 31 percentage points more likely to be enrolled than a "poor" child, but this gap varies from only 4.6 percentage points in Kerala to 38.2 in Uttar Pradesh and 42.6 in Bihar...
  4. ncbi Prevalence of intimate partner violence: findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
    Claudia Garcia-Moreno
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 368:1260-9. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Widening socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in six Western European countries
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 32:830-7. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi Socioeconomic inequalities in depression: a meta-analysis
    V Lorant
    Health Systems Research, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Epidemiol 157:98-112. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, the authors found compelling evidence for socioeconomic inequality in depression. Strategies for tackling inequality in depression are needed, especially in relation to the course of the disorder...
  7. pmc Understanding differences in health behaviors by education
    David M Cutler
    Department of Economics, Harvard University and NBER, 1875 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
    J Health Econ 29:1-28. 2010
    ..Our proxies for discounting, risk aversion, or the value of future do not account for any of the education gradient, and neither do personality factors such as a sense of control of oneself or over one's life...
  8. ncbi Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to provide nationally representative estimates for health-related uses of the Internet, level of trust in health information sources, and preferences for cancer information sources...
  9. ncbi Association of health literacy with diabetes outcomes
    Dean Schillinger
    University of California, San Francisco, Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 288:475-82. 2002
    ..Little is known about the extent to which health literacy affects clinical health outcomes...
  10. ncbi The test of functional health literacy in adults: a new instrument for measuring patients' literacy skills
    R M Parker
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:537-41. 1995
    ..Data suggest that a high proportion of patients cannot perform basic reading tasks. Additional work is needed to determine the prevalence of functional health illiteracy and its effect on the health care experience...
  11. doi The descriptive epidemiology of sitting. A 20-country comparison using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)
    Adrian Bauman
    Prevention Research Collaboration, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 41:228-35. 2011
    ..Recent epidemiologic evidence points to the health risks of prolonged sitting, that are independent of physical activity, but few papers have reported the descriptive epidemiology of sitting in population studies with adults...
  12. pmc Why do people postpone parenthood? Reasons and social policy incentives
    Melinda Mills
    Department of Sociology ICS, University of Groningen, Grote Rozenstraat 31, 9712 TG Groningen, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 17:848-60. 2011
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  13. ncbi Variations in patients' adherence to medical recommendations: a quantitative review of 50 years of research
    M Robin Dimatteo
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Med Care 42:200-9. 2004
    ..The literature on patient adherence to treatment includes hundreds of empirical studies. A comprehensive examination of the findings requires the organization and quantification that is possible with meta-analysis...
  14. ncbi Obesity and periodontal disease in young, middle-aged, and older adults
    Mohammad S Al-Zahrani
    Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Periodontol 74:610-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study is to examine the relation between body weight and periodontal disease in a representative United States sample...
  15. ncbi The role of health literacy in patient-physician communication
    Mark V Williams
    Department of Family Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Fam Med 34:383-9. 2002
    ..We reviewed research on health literacy, examined its impact on patient-physician communication, and offer recommendations to enhance communication with patients who have poor health literacy...
  16. ncbi Clustering of risk behaviors with cigarette consumption: A population-based survey
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Prevention Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, 17, Rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 42:348-53. 2006
    ..This study assessed clustering of multiple risk behaviors (i.e., low leisure-time physical activity, low fruits/vegetables intake, and high alcohol consumption) with level of cigarette consumption...
  17. ncbi Clustering of lifestyle risk factors in a general adult population
    A Jantine Schuit
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 35:219-24. 2002
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the degree of clustering of common lifestyle risk factors in a general adult population and to define subgroups with elevated clustering...
  18. pmc Quick assessment of literacy in primary care: the newest vital sign
    Barry D Weiss
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tucson 85719, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:514-22. 2005
    ..Our objective was to develop a quick and accurate screening test for limited literacy available in English and Spanish...
  19. ncbi The relationship of ethnicity, socioeconomic factors, and overweight in US adolescents
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    University of North Carolina, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 11:121-9. 2003
    ..To examine the extent to which race/ethnic differences in income and education account for sex-specific disparities in overweight prevalence in white, African American, Hispanic, and Asian U.S. teens...
  20. pmc Self-reported health assessments in the 2002 World Health Survey: how do they correlate with education?
    S V Subramanian
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:131-8. 2010
    ..To assess the value of self-rated health assessments by examining the association between education and self-rated poor health...
  21. pmc Does literacy mediate the relationship between education and health outcomes? A study of a low-income population with diabetes
    Dean Schillinger
    Center for Vulnerable Populations, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:245-54. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether literacy mediates the relationship between education and glycemic control among diabetes patients...
  22. pmc Educational status and cardiovascular risk profile in Indians
    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation of India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16263-8. 2007
    ..behavioral, clinical, and biochemical risk factors of CHD was obtained through standardized instruments, and educational status was assessed in terms of the highest educational level attained...
  23. pmc Education, income, occupation, and the 34-year incidence (1965-99) of Type 2 diabetes in the Alameda County Study
    Siobhan C Maty
    School of Community Health, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1274-81. 2005
    ..Lower socioeconomic position (SEP) is related to higher prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, yet little is known about the relationship of SEP with incident diabetes...
  24. ncbi Relating effortful control, executive function, and false belief understanding to emerging math and literacy ability in kindergarten
    Clancy Blair
    Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6504, USA
    Child Dev 78:647-63. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that curricula designed to improve self-regulation skills as well as enhance early academic abilities may be most effective in helping children succeed in school...
  25. ncbi Comparative appraisal of educational inequalities in overweight and obesity among adults in 19 European countries
    Albert Jan R Roskam
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 39:392-404. 2010
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  26. ncbi The role of pictures in improving health communication: a review of research on attention, comprehension, recall, and adherence
    Peter S Houts
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 61:173-90. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of pictures on health communications...
  27. pmc Functional health literacy and the risk of hospital admission among Medicare managed care enrollees
    David W Baker
    Center for Health Care Research and Policy, Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1278-83. 2002
    ..This study analyzed whether inadequate functional health literacy is an independent risk factor for hospital admission...
  28. ncbi Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in self-assessed health in 10 European countries
    Anton E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:295-305. 2005
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  29. ncbi Contribution of major diseases to disparities in mortality
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1585-92. 2002
    ..Mortality from all causes is higher for persons with fewer years of education and for blacks, but it is unknown which diseases contribute most to these disparities...
  30. ncbi Children of divorce in the 1990s: an update of the Amato and Keith (1991) meta-analysis
    P R Amato
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6207, USA
    J Fam Psychol 15:355-70. 2001
    ..For these outcomes, the gap between children with divorced and married parents decreased during the 1980s and increased again during the 1990s...
  31. doi Risk factors for childhood overweight: shift of the mean body mass index and shift of the upper percentiles: results from a cross-sectional study
    A Beyerlein
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:642-8. 2010
    ..These findings might be attributed to incremental exposure to risk factors particularly affecting overweight children...
  32. doi Trends in educational inequalities in smoking and physical activity in Canada: 1974-2005
    P Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:317-23. 2009
    ..However, little research has examined if educational inequalities in either of these important health determinants have changed...
  33. ncbi Effects of stunting, diarrhoeal disease, and parasitic infection during infancy on cognition in late childhood: a follow-up study
    Douglas S Berkman
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 359:564-71. 2002
    ..We assessed the effect of stunting, diarrhoeal disease, and parasitic infections during infancy on cognitive function in late childhood...
  34. ncbi Relationship of socioeconomic status with cardiovascular risk factors and lifestyle in a Mediterranean population
    Helmut Schroder
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, IMIM, c Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Nutr 43:77-85. 2004
    ..Socioeconomic status greatly affects cardiovascular risk factors and lifestyle. Aim of the study To analyse the relationship between socioeconomic status and both cardiovascular risk factors and behavioural variables...
  35. doi Wealth and happiness across the world: material prosperity predicts life evaluation, whereas psychosocial prosperity predicts positive feeling
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:52-61. 2010
    ..Thus, two separate types of prosperity-economic and social psychological-best predict different types of well-being...
  36. ncbi Poverty and obesity: the role of energy density and energy costs
    Adam Drewnowski
    Center for Public Health Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:6-16. 2004
    ..More and more Americans are becoming overweight and obese while consuming more added sugars and fats and spending a lower percentage of their disposable income on food...
  37. ncbi Assessing the socio-economic and demographic impact on health-related quality of life: evidence from Greece
    Evelina Pappa
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Hellenic Open University, Riga Fereou 169 and Tsamadou, 26222 Patras, Greece
    Int J Public Health 54:241-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the influence of demographic and socio-economic factors on health- related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  38. ncbi Environmental correlates of physical activity in youth - a review and update
    I Ferreira
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 8:129-54. 2007
    ..Further research should aim at longitudinal and intervention studies, and use more objective measures of PA and its potential (environmental) determinants...
  39. ncbi National female literacy, individual socio-economic status, and maternal health care use in sub-Saharan Africa
    Sarah McTavish
    Queen s University, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, PEC Rm 223, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:1958-63. 2010
    ..National policies that are able to address female literacy and women's status in sub-Saharan Africa may help reduce income-related inequalities in maternal health care use...
  40. ncbi Health literacy and mortality among elderly persons
    David W Baker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair St, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611 2927, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1503-9. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether low health literacy levels independently predict overall and cause-specific mortality...
  41. pmc Maternal education is associated with vaccination status of infants less than 6 months in Eastern Uganda: a cohort study
    Victoria Nankabirwa
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 10:92. 2010
    ..This study compares women with some secondary schooling to those with only primary schooling with regard to their infants' vaccination status...
  42. pmc Developmental potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries
    Sally Grantham-McGregor
    Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Lancet 369:60-70. 2007
    ..These disadvantaged children are likely to do poorly in school and subsequently have low incomes, high fertility, and provide poor care for their children, thus contributing to the intergenerational transmission of poverty...
  43. ncbi Health literacy and cancer communication
    Terry C Davis
    Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:134-49. 2002
    ..Based on our own experience, we offer practical communication aids that can help bridge the cancer communication gap...
  44. ncbi Health literacy and knowledge of chronic disease
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 6th Floor, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 51:267-75. 2003
    ..There are many opportunities to improve patients' knowledge of their chronic disease(s), and efforts need to consider their health literacy skills...
  45. ncbi Educational attainment and HIV-1 infection in developing countries: a systematic review
    James R Hargreaves
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 7:489-98. 2002
    To assess whether educational status is associated with HIV-1 infection in developing countries by conducting a systematic review of published literature.
  46. pmc Health literacy and the risk of hospital admission
    D W Baker
    Department of Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109-1998, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:791-8. 1998
    ..15; 95% CI 1.45, 6.85). CONCLUSIONS: In this study population, patients with inadequate functional health literacy had an increased risk of hospital admission...
  47. pmc Trends in smoking behaviour between 1985 and 2000 in nine European countries by education
    K Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, 3000DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:395-401. 2005
    ..To examine whether trends in smoking behaviour in Western Europe between 1985 and 2000 differed by education group...
  48. pmc Inequities in skilled attendance at birth in Namibia: a decomposition analysis
    Eyob Zere
    Africa s Health in 2010, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:34. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the drivers of wealth-related inequalities in child delivery by skilled health providers...
  49. ncbi Education and Alzheimer disease without dementia: support for the cognitive reserve hypothesis
    Catherine M Roe
    Division of Biostatistics, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8067, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Neurology 68:223-8. 2007
    ..The cognitive reserve hypothesis suggests that at a particular level of AD pathology, highly educated individuals are less likely to manifest clinical symptoms of dementia vs less-educated individuals...
  50. pmc Effect of a two-year obesity prevention intervention on percentile changes in body mass index and academic performance in low-income elementary school children
    Danielle Hollar
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:646-53. 2010
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  51. ncbi Relationship of functional health literacy to patients' knowledge of their chronic disease. A study of patients with hypertension and diabetes
    M V Williams
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:166-72. 1998
    ..Inadequate functional health literacy is common, but its impact on patients with chronic diseases is not well described...
  52. ncbi Sedentary behavior, physical activity, and the metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Obes Res 13:608-14. 2005
    ..We examined the associations among physical activity, sedentary behavior, and metabolic syndrome in a representative sample of U.S. adults...
  53. doi Socioeconomic status and risk of psychological distress and depression in the Stockholm Public Health Cohort: a population-based study
    Kyriaki Kosidou
    Division of Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 134:160-7. 2011
    ..There is limited evidence whether the association between low socioeconomic status and risk of common mental disorders varies with symptom severity, type of socioeconomic indicator or gender...
  54. pmc Relationship between education and dementia: an updated systematic review
    Emily Schoenhofen Sharp
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90089 1061, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:289-304. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the relationship between education and dementia...
  55. ncbi Late response and item nonresponse in the Finbalt Health Monitor survey
    Ville Helasoja
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 12:117-23. 2002
    ..In comparing the results of national surveys, the awareness of the direction and socioeconomic patterning of the response bias is essential...
  56. pmc Geographic and educational factors and risk of the first peritonitis episode in Brazilian Peritoneal Dialysis study (BRAZPD) patients
    Luis C Martin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Botucatu Medical School, 18618 000 Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1944-51. 2011
    ..No large multicenter study has addressed socioeconomic, educational, and geographic issues as peritonitis risk factors in countries with a large geographic area and diverse socioeconomic conditions, such as Brazil...
  57. doi Systematic review exploring time trends in the association between educational attainment and risk of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa
    James R Hargreaves
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    AIDS 22:403-14. 2008
    ..To assess the evidence that the association between educational attainment and risk of HIV infection is changing over time in sub-Saharan Africa...
  58. pmc Improving educational achievement and anaemia of school children: design of a cluster randomised trial of school-based malaria prevention and enhanced literacy instruction in Kenya
    Simon Brooker
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trials 11:93. 2010
    ..This study aims to evaluate the impact of school-based malaria prevention and enhanced literacy instruction on the health and educational achievement of school children in Kenya...
  59. ncbi Brain reserve and cognitive decline: a non-parametric systematic review
    Michael J Valenzuela
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, AustraliaThe Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:1065-73. 2006
    ..Our aim was to quantitatively review an independent set of longitudinal studies of cognitive change in order to clarify these factors...
  60. doi Environmental, maternal, and child factors which contribute to early childhood caries: a unifying conceptual model
    W Kim Seow
    Centre for Paediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Paediatr Dent 22:157-68. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to propose a unifying conceptual model that ties together the broad social environmental, maternal, and child factors that are commonly associated with ECC...
  61. ncbi Does the predictive power of self-rated health for subsequent mortality risk vary by socioeconomic status in the US?
    Jennifer Beam Dowd
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1214-21. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to test whether the predictive power of an individual's self-rated health (SRH) on subsequent mortality risk differs by socioeconomic status (SES) in the United States...
  62. doi Increasing absolute mortality disparities by education in Finland, Norway and Sweden, 1971-2000
    Vladimir M Shkolnikov
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Str 1, 18057 Rostock, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:372-8. 2012
    ..Using high quality, census-linked data and sensible inequality measures, this study documents the changes in absolute and relative mortality differences by education in Finland, Norway and Sweden over the period 1971 to 2000...
  63. pmc Internet use for health-related information via personal computers and cell phones in Japan: a cross-sectional population-based survey
    Yoshimitsu Takahashi
    Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Med Internet Res 13:e110. 2011
    ..The Internet is known to be used for health purposes by the general public all over the world. However, little is known about the use of, attitudes toward, and activities regarding eHealth among the Japanese population...
  64. pmc Individual and neighborhood socioeconomic status characteristics and prevalence of metabolic syndrome: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Kristal L Chichlowska
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:986-92. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association of individual socioeconomic status (iSES) and neighborhood SES (nSES) on the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (1987-1999)...
  65. doi Material, psychosocial, behavioural and biomedical factors in the explanation of relative socio-economic inequalities in mortality: evidence from the HUNT study
    Vera Skalická
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1272-84. 2009
    ..Our study examines the relative contribution of (i) material, (ii) psychosocial, (iii) behavioural and (iv) biomedical factors in the explanation of relative socio-economic (educational and income) inequalities in mortality...
  66. ncbi Education and risk for acute myocardial infarction in 52 high, middle and low-income countries: INTERHEART case-control study
    A Rosengren
    Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Heart 95:2014-22. 2009
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  67. pmc Material, psychosocial, and behavioural factors in the explanation of educational inequalities in mortality in The Netherlands
    Floor V A van Oort
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:214-20. 2005
    ..To assess the direct and indirect contributions of material, behavioural, and psychosocial factors to the explanation of educational inequalities in mortality simultaneously...
  68. doi Smoking kills, obesity disables: a multistate approach of the US Health and Retirement Survey
    Mieke Reuser
    Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:783-9. 2009
    ..3 (0.5; 2.5) years (men) and 1.4 (0.3; 2.6) years (women). A lower education decreased disability-free life, but not duration of ADL disability. In the aging baby boom, higher BMI will further increase care dependence...
  69. pmc Effect of neighbourhood income and maternal education on birth outcomes: a population-based study
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 174:1415-20. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the extent to which associations between adverse birth outcomes and SES can be identified using individual-level measures (maternal level of education) and community-level measures (neighbourhood income)...
  70. ncbi Ethnic and educational differences in cognitive test performance on mini-mental state examination in Asians
    Tze Pin Ng
    Gerontological Research Programme, National University of Singapore, Department of Psychological Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:130-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to examine ethnic differences in Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) test performance in discriminating between demented and nondemented elderly Asians...
  71. pmc Socioeconomic and behavioral risk factors for mortality in a national 19-year prospective study of U.S. adults
    Paula M Lantz
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:1558-66. 2010
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  72. ncbi The contribution of childhood and adult socioeconomic position to adult obesity and smoking behaviour: an international comparison
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, WC1N 1EH London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:335-44. 2005
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  73. ncbi Outcomes in young adulthood for very-low-birth-weight infants
    Maureen Hack
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:149-57. 2002
    ..Very-low-birth-weight infants (those weighing less than 1500 g) born during the initial years of neonatal intensive care have now reached young adulthood...
  74. ncbi The measurement of SES in health research: current practice and steps toward a new approach
    J Michael Oakes
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:769-84. 2003
    ..Our pilot study suggests a great deal of uniformity between existing SES measures and that a new approach may be worthy of pursuit...
  75. ncbi Overweight and obesity in Portugal: national prevalence in 2003-2005
    I do Carmo
    Lisbon Faculty of Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal
    Obes Rev 9:11-9. 2008
    ..Well-defined public health intervention must be targeted to specific population groups where higher levels of obesity prevalence were found: low socioeconomic level groups and low-education level groups...
  76. doi Socioeconomic position, gender, health behaviours and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Anne Kavanagh
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 71:1150-60. 2010
    ..We conclude that low socio-economic position is more consistently associated with a worse profile of biomarkers for CVD and diabetes for women...
  77. doi Attained educational level and incident atherothrombotic events in low- and middle-income compared with high-income countries
    Abhinav Goyal
    Emory Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Circulation 122:1167-75. 2010
    ..However, most of these studies have been conducted in high-income countries (HICs) and lack representation from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), which bear >80% of the global burden of cardiovascular disease...
  78. pmc Equity in maternal and child health in Thailand
    Supon Limwattananon
    Khon Kaen University, Thanon Mitraparp, Amphoe Muang, Khon Kaen, 40002, Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 88:420-7. 2010
    ..To assess equity in health outcomes and interventions for maternal and child health (MCH) services in Thailand...
  79. pmc Social status and cardiovascular disease: a Mediterranean case. Results from the Italian Progetto CUORE cohort study
    Carla Fornari
    Research Centre on Public Health, Department of Clinical and Preventive Medicine, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    BMC Public Health 10:574. 2010
    ....
  80. ncbi Relationships between use of television during meals and children's food consumption patterns
    K A Coon
    School of Nutrition, Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E7. 2001
    ....
  81. doi Understanding the correlates of adolescents' TV viewing: a social ecological approach
    Clare Hume
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:161-8. 2010
    ..To examine associations between social ecological factors and Dutch adolescents' TV viewing...
  82. doi Cross-cultural comparison of visitors to CAM practitioners in the United States and Norway
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1201-7. 2009
    ..However, these countries have fundamentally different health care systems. The aim was therefore to compare characteristics of adults who have seen a CAM practitioner during the last year in the United States and Norway...
  83. ncbi Medial temporal lobe atrophy on MRI predicts dementia in patients with mild cognitive impairment
    Esther S C Korf
    Department of Neurology and Alzheimer Center, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 63:94-100. 2004
    ..Although detailed volumetric MRI assessment of medial temporal lobe atrophy (MTA) can predict dementia in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), it is not easily applied to routine clinical practice...
  84. ncbi Is the association between socioeconomic position and coronary heart disease stronger in women than in men?
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:57-65. 2005
    ..12) in age-adjusted models. Low education was associated with greater social and psychological risks for women than men; however, metabolic risks largely explained gender differences in the educational gradient in coronary heart disease...
  85. pmc Socioeconomic and country variations in knowledge of health risks of tobacco smoking and toxic constituents of smoke: results from the 2002 International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    M Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii65-70. 2006
    ....
  86. ncbi Child abuse and neglect in the Arab Peninsula
    Fadheela T Al-Mahroos
    Sulmaniya Medical Complex, Ministry of Health, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, PO Box 11602, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
    Saudi Med J 28:241-8. 2007
    ..To provide an overview of the problem and patterns of child abuse and neglect in the 7 countries of the Arab Peninsula, and to highlight some of the difficulties and shortcomings...
  87. ncbi Life-course origins of social inequalities in metabolic risk in the population of a developing country
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Epidemiol 167:419-28. 2008
    ....
  88. doi The prevalence and clustering of four major lifestyle risk factors in Hong Kong Chinese older adults
    Kee Lee Chou
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong
    J Aging Health 20:788-803. 2008
    ....
  89. ncbi [Preliminary evaluation of a new screening test for dementia (Eurotest)]
    C Carnero-Pardo
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Torrecárdenas, Almeria, Espana
    Rev Neurol 38:201-9. 2004
    ..The changeover to the new currency has meant that the Money test, a screening test for dementia with a number of advantages over those currently available, is now of no use...
  90. doi Prevalence and correlates of multiple cancer risk behaviors in an Australian population-based survey: results from the Queensland Cancer Risk Study
    Katrin Hausdorf
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, QLD, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1339-47. 2008
    ..To report on the prevalence, clustering, and correlates of behavioral risk factors for cancer in the Queensland, Australia, population...
  91. pmc Social predictors of adult asthma: a co-twin case-control study
    E Huovinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Thorax 56:234-6. 2001
    ..A co-twin case-control study was undertaken to examine possible social risk factors for asthma...
  92. ncbi Risk factors for severe malaria in Bamako, Mali: a matched case-control study
    Innocent Safeukui-Noubissi
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Mycologie, Immunology and Genetics of Parasitic Diseases, INSERM U 399, Faculte de Medecine Timone, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Microbes Infect 6:572-8. 2004
    ..Programmes aiming to improve both maternal health and maternal education may reduce the incidence of severe malaria in children and should therefore be advocated in Bamako and in areas with similar epidemiological patterns for malaria...
  93. ncbi Health status before, during and after disability pension award: the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
    S Overland
    University of Bergen, Research Centre for Health Promotion, Christiesgate 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Occup Environ Med 65:769-73. 2008
    ..Up to one in eight of the working age population receives permanent disability benefits. As little is known about the consequences of this major event, analysis aimed to compare health status before and after disability pension award...
  94. ncbi Educational inequalities associated with health-related behaviours in the adult population of Singapore
    C W Fong
    Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health Singapore, 16 College Road, College of Medicine Building, Singapore 169854
    Singapore Med J 48:1091-9. 2007
    ..We examined the effect of education attainment on health-related behaviours (physical activity, cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption) among non-institutionalised Singaporeans aged 18-69 years...
  95. ncbi Access to health: women's status and utilization of maternal health services in Nepal
    Sharad Kumar Sharma
    Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand
    J Biosoc Sci 39:671-92. 2007
    ..Health worker visits and educational status of women showed a large association, but radio programmes and other mass media information were only ..
  96. pmc Associations of leisure-time internet and computer use with overweight and obesity, physical activity and sedentary behaviors: cross-sectional study
    Corneel Vandelanotte
    Institute for Health and Social Sciences Research, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e28. 2009
    ..However, little is known about the extent to which adults' Internet and computer use is associated with weight status and time spent in leisure-time physical activity...
  97. ncbi Life satisfaction in 18- to 64-year-old Swedes: in relation to education, employment situation, health and physical activity
    Roland Melin
    Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation Medicine, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 35:84-90. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to relate different sociodemographic, health and physical activity parameters to levels of satisfaction with life as a whole and with 10 specific domains of life...
  98. ncbi Health literacy: a review
    Miranda R Andrus
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Auburn University School of Pharmacy, Alabama, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 22:282-302. 2002
    ..The medical community must acknowledge this issue and develop strategies to ensure that patients receive assistance in overcoming the barriers that limit their ability to function adequately in the health care environment...
  99. ncbi Reflection and reflective practice in health professions education: a systematic review
    Karen Mann
    Division of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H4H7
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 14:595-621. 2009
    ..Our aim was to understand the key variables influencing this educational process, identify gaps in the evidence, and to explore any implications for educational practice and research...
  100. ncbi 'Gentle caring experience'. Seeking alternative health care in Canada
    J Wiles
    Department of Geography, Queen s University, Ontario, Kingston, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Health Place 7:209-24. 2001
    ..To move what has been an essentially empirical discussion forward, we explore critiques of conventional medical practice and propose that the analysis of alternative health care be situated within the geographies of consumption...
  101. pmc An intercalated BSc degree is associated with higher marks in subsequent medical school examinations
    Jennifer A Cleland
    School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:24. 2009
    ..To compare medical students on a modern MBChB programme who did an optional intercalated degree with their peers who did not intercalate; in particular, to monitor performance in subsequent undergraduate degree exams...

Research Grants108 found, 100 shown here

  1. DEVELOPMENT & EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF READING DISABILITY
    CHRISTOPHER LONIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will achieve this aim by using SEM of longitudinal data from both studies. ..
  2. Implementing a low-literacy, multimedia IT system to enhance patient-centered can
    Elizabeth Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It can also be adapted for other health conditions. This novel multimedia IT system may be especially helpful in addressing disparities in cancer care for vulnerable populations. ..
  3. Health literacy and oral health status of African refugees
    Paul Geltman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. will be important for reducing oral health disparities and their associated personal and societal costs for these communities and the larger U.S. population. ..
  4. Science Education in Health Ed Class: Tobacco and Addiction
    ROCHELLE SCHWARTZ BLOOM; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose that our approach may serve as a model for using science education to inoculate teens against the constant barrage of information about legal and illegal substances that cause disease, including addiction. ..
  5. Substance Use Prevention Media Literacy High School Curriculum
    JANIS KUPERSMIDT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will result in the development of a commercially available, teacher-friendly, educational tool with empirically-tested results. ..
  6. The Between the Lions Digital Reading Den
    Cynthia Chiong; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The Digital Den is designed for use in after school programs, as well as in classrooms, as a motivating and entertaining supplement to traditional literacy instruction. ..
  7. The Between the Lions Digital Reading Den
    Daniel Shanahan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Digital Den is designed for use in after school programs, as well as in classrooms, as a motivating and entertaining supplement to traditional literacy instruction. ..
  8. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Hsiang Shonna Yin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Hsiang Shonna Yin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Russell Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  11. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Russell Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  12. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Hsiang Shonna Yin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  13. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Hsiang Shonna Yin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Russell Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  15. Low Literacy Elder Caregiver Support for Callcenters
    AMELIA BIRNEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  16. Developing Radiological Risk Communication Materials for Low-Literacy Populations
    SARAH B BASS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  17. Developing Evidence-Based Guidelines for Patient-Accessible Medical Record
    Christina Zarcadoolas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our target population is adults who are low-medium income, low-educated, low-literate predominantly minority urban dwellers residing in Harlem, New York City. ..
  18. Health literacy and oral health status of African refugees
    Paul L Geltman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. will be important for reducing oral health disparities and their associated personal and societal costs for these communities and the larger U.S. population. ..
  19. Mental Health Literacy Among Korean American Elders
    Yuri Jang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The overall goals of the study are (1) to better understand the levels of mental health literacy manifest in the target population and (2) to develop/test an educational intervention. ..
  20. Developing Radiological Risk Communication Materials for Low-Literacy Populations
    Sarah Bass; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  21. Developing Evidence-Based Guidelines for Patient-Accessible Medical Record
    Christina Zarcadoolas; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Our target population is adults who are low-medium income, low-educated, low-literate predominantly minority urban dwellers residing in Harlem, New York City. ..
  22. Seniors' health literacy, beliefs and asthma self-management
    Alex Federman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study findings will expand our understanding of health literacy and provide new insights into best methods for educating older asthmatics about managing their disease. ..
  23. Seniors' health literacy, beliefs and asthma self-management
    Alex D Federman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study findings will expand our understanding of health literacy and provide new insights into best methods for educating older asthmatics about managing their disease. ..
  24. Improving the language and literacy skills of Spanish-English Bilingual Kindergar
    MARIELA PAEZ; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Creating Families of Readers through the "Between the Lions" Reading Den
    Daniel Shanahan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Creating Families of Readers through the "Between the Lions" Reading Den
    Daniel Shanahan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Focus on Learning
    JANET A WELSH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  28. Focus on Learning
    JANET WELSH; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  29. Advancing Research in Health Literacy
    Michael Paasche Orlow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In this grant application we propose to deliver the second in a series of annual conferences dedicated to promoting the field of health literacy research. ..
  30. Patient-Tailored Health Literacy Improvement System
    ALAN LETZT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By proposing a new system to advance health literacy, this research project is addressing a $73 billion problem which is at the foundation of our nation's public health system and national security. ..
  31. Middle School Media Literacy for Reproductive Health
    TRACY SCULL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will result in the development of a commercially available, teacher- friendly, educational tool with empirically-tested results. ..
  32. Promoting genetic literacy in students and teachers: The effectiveness of non-cla
    LETA TRIBBLE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  33. Promoting genetic literacy in students and teachers: The effectiveness of non-cla
    LETA MEOLE TRIBBLE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  34. Promoting Health Literacy for Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Robert J Volk; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Educational interventions which rely on entertainment to engage patients in the content have great promise for increasing motivation and rates of completing colorectal cancer screening test. ..
  35. Promoting Health Literacy for Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Robert Volk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Educational interventions which rely on entertainment to engage patients in the content have great promise for increasing motivation and rates of completing colorectal cancer screening test. ..
  36. Health Literacy among Deaf ASL Users and Cardiovascular Health Risk
    MICHAEL M MCKEE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The aim of the proposed mentored research project is to assess health literacy and its association with cardiovascular health among Deaf ASL users. (End of Abstract) ..
  37. MEASURING PATIENT SATISFACTION: LOW LITERACY POPULATIONS
    Judy Shea; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Finally, we will randomize eligible enrollees to receive the standard form or one of the alternative versions, to determine how the instruments perform in the typical way in which they would be used. ..
  38. MEASURING PATIENT SATISFACTION: LOW LITERACY POPULATIONS
    Judy Shea; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Finally, we will randomize eligible enrollees to receive the standard form or one of the alternative versions, to determine how the instruments perform in the typical way in which they would be used. ..
  39. MEASURING PATIENT SATISFACTION: LOW LITERACY POPULATIONS
    Judy Shea; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Finally, we will randomize eligible enrollees to receive the standard form or one of the alternative versions, to determine how the instruments perform in the typical way in which they would be used. ..
  40. MEASURING PATIENT SATISFACTION--LOW LITERACY POPULATIONS
    Judy Shea; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Finally, we will randomize eligible enrollees to receive the standard form or one of the alternative versions, to determine how the instruments perform in the typical way in which they would be used. ..
  41. MEASURING PATIENT SATISFACTION: LOW LITERACY POPULATIONS
    Judy Shea; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will randomize eligible enrollees to receive the standard form or one of the alternative versions, to determine how the instruments perform in the typical way in which they would be used. ..
  42. MEASURING PATIENT SATISFACTION: LOW LITERACY POPULATIONS
    Judy Shea; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will randomize eligible enrollees to receive the standard form or one of the alternative versions, to determine how the instruments perform in the typical way in which they would be used. ..
  43. Informed Consent in Illiterate Subjects
    Donald Krogstad; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  44. PlainLanguageRx: Improving Medication Labels to Reduce Health Disparities
    DANE R BOYINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By helping patients better understand and adhere to medication instructions, this technology has potential to improve disease control and reduce health disparities among groups with low health literacy or limited English proficiency. ..
  45. Assessing Mental Health Literacy for Anxiety Disorder
    MEREDITH ELLEN COLES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore, this project will assess what people know and believe about anxiety disorders, as a first step towards developing ways to help people with anxiety disorders seek treatment. ..
  46. NUTRITION EDUCATION IN URBAN AFRICAN AMERICANS
    Diane Becker; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  47. Assessing Mental Health Literacy for Anxiety Disorder
    Meredith Coles; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Therefore, this project will assess what people know and believe about anxiety disorders, as a first step towards developing ways to help people with anxiety disorders seek treatment. ..
  48. Advancing Research in Health Literacy: Prevention and Care Management
    Michael Paasche-Orlow; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In this application we propose the fourth annual conference dedicated to promoting the field of health literacy research with a focus on Prevention and Care Management. ..
  49. Brief Assessment of Health Literacy and Association with Cardiovascular Outcomes
    Sunil Kripalani; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research seeks to validate 3 candidate health literacy questions which could be used widely for such research. ..
  50. Medtable: An EMR Strategy to Promote Patient Medication Understanding and Use
    Daniel G Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such a system should mitigate the impact of inadequate health literacy on patients'health behaviors and outcomes. ..
  51. Implementing a low-literacy, multimedia IT system to enhance patient-centered can
    Elizabeth Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It can also be adapted for other health conditions. This novel multimedia IT system may be especially helpful in addressing disparities in cancer care for vulnerable populations. ..
  52. Implementing a low-literacy, multimedia IT system to enhance patient-centered can
    Elizabeth Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It can also be adapted for other health conditions. This novel multimedia IT system may be especially helpful in addressing disparities in cancer care for vulnerable populations. ..
  53. Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    BRIAN PRIMACK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The candidate will emerge in five years with the skills and background necessary to implement and evaluate the intervention on a large scale via an R01 (to be secured in year 4). ..
  54. Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    Brian A Primack; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The candidate will emerge in five years with the skills and background necessary to implement and evaluate the intervention on a large scale via an R01 (to be secured in year 4). ..
  55. Prostate cancer health literacy in rural versus urban African-American men.
    KERRY KILBRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will use qualitative methods to identify techniques to overcome these barriers and compare any differences between rural and urban African American men. ..
  56. Prostate cancer health literacy in rural versus urban African-American men.
    Kerry Laing Kilbridge; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will use qualitative methods to identify techniques to overcome these barriers and compare any differences between rural and urban African American men. ..
  57. Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    BRIAN PRIMACK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The candidate will emerge in five years with the skills and background necessary to implement and evaluate the intervention on a large scale via an R01 (to be secured in year 4). ..
  58. Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    BRIAN PRIMACK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The candidate will emerge in five years with the skills and background necessary to implement and evaluate the intervention on a large scale via an R01 (to be secured in year 4). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Health Literacy and Self-Efficacy Among Low-Income Men with Prostate Cancer
    Sally Maliski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    BRIAN PRIMACK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The candidate will emerge in five years with the skills and background necessary to implement and evaluate the intervention on a large scale via an R01 (to be secured in year 4). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Health Literacy Small Conference Support Grant
    Michael Villaire; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Information obtained in this conference will help healthcare providers and educators to effect systemic changes within their sphere of practice, and result in empowered patients and caregivers. ..
  62. Randomized Trial of CVD Education and Problem-Solving Training in Urban Diabetics
    Felicia Hill Briggs; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  63. Randomized Trial of CVD Education and Problem-Solving Training in Urban Diabetics
    Felicia Hill Briggs; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  64. Self-Management, Biobehavioral and Informatics Core
    Nancy E Reame; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  65. A Patient Advocate and Literacy-Based Treatment of Asthma
    Andrea J Apter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is compared for efficacy and cost-effectiveness with asthma education. We fulfill ARRA goals by creating or retaining partial or complete funding for 16 area jobs. ..
  66. A Patient Advocate and Literacy-Based Treatment of Asthma
    Andrea Apter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is compared for efficacy and cost-effectiveness with asthma education. We fulfill ARRA goals by creating or retaining partial or complete funding for 16 area jobs. ..
  67. Influence of Health Literacy and Cancer among Rural Patients in Rehabilitation
    Mark Dignan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  68. Culture and Health Literacy in a Dental Clinic
    Kathryn Atchison; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  69. Public-Private Partnership Addressing Literacy-Numeracy to Improve Diabetes Care
    Russell L Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  70. Culture and Health Literacy in a Dental Clinic
    Kathryn Atchison; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  71. Parental Health Literacy and Child ADHD
    LYNN HIRONAKA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If limited health literacy is found to be associated with poor child ADHD outcomes, we plan to develop interventions to increase the utilization of effective ADHD therapies in children of parents with limited health literacy skills. ..
  72. HLTH LIT, SOC SUPPORT,& HLTH: SURVEY OF MEDICARE ENROLLE
    Shoou Yih Lee; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  73. HLTH LIT, SOC SUPPORT,& HLTH: SURVEY OF MEDICARE ENROLLE
    Shoou Yih Lee; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  74. Health Literacy, Technology Acceptance, On-line Self-Care: Understanding Teens
    Deena Chisolm; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  75. HLTH LIT, SOC SUPPORT,& HLTH: SURVEY OF MEDICARE ENROLLE
    Shoou Yih Lee; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  76. Enhancing Advance Care Planning in Diverse Elders with Limited Literacy
    REBECCA SUDORE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  77. Pre-Kindergarten Curriculum: Literacy and Relationships
    Robert Pianta; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  78. Head Start REDI (Research-based, Developmentally Informed)
    Karen Bierman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The focus on evaluation and extension of a school readiness program targeted to poor children is highly significant. Results could provide improved strategies for intervening with such high risk populations. ..
  79. A Multifaceted Adaptive Testing Approach to Health Literacy in Older Adults
    David Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The tool has the potential to be used to support research on health literacy, develop screening tools for clinicians and tailor health education materials for older adult patients and consumers at varying levels of literacy. ..
  80. Adaptation of Consumer Guides for Patients with Low Health Literacy
    Maria E Suarez Almazor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patients with these disorders face many treatment options. This project will provide tools for patients with lower health literacy educational tools to assist them in making informed treatment decisions. ..
  81. SPARC2000+: Science Fair Drug Abuse Science Literacy
    JESSE WHITLOW; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..RESEARCH GRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page .................................................................................................................................................. 1 Description, ..
  82. Preventing Reading Problems in Disadvantaged Children
    DONNA SCANLON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, the data gathered in various components of the study will be analyzed using recently developed modeling techniques for evaluating growth over time. ..
  83. DEVELOPMENT & EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF READING DISABILITY
    CHRISTOPHER LONIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will achieve this aim by using SEM of longitudinal data from both studies. ..
  84. Preventing Reading Problems in Disadvantaged Children
    DONNA SCANLON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the data gathered in various components of the study will be analyzed using recently developed modeling techniques for evaluating growth over time. ..
  85. DEVELOPMENT & EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF READING DISABILITY
    CHRISTOPHER LONIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will achieve this aim by using SEM of longitudinal data from both studies. ..
  86. Preventing Reading Problems in Disadvantaged Children
    DONNA SCANLON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, the data gathered in various components of the study will be analyzed using recently developed modeling techniques for evaluating growth over time. ..
  87. Preventing Reading Problems in Disadvantaged Children
    DONNA SCANLON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, the data gathered in various components of the study will be analyzed using recently developed modeling techniques for evaluating growth over time. ..
  88. Preventing Reading Problems in Disadvantaged Children
    DONNA SCANLON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, the data gathered in various components of the study will be analyzed using recently developed modeling techniques for evaluating growth over time. ..
  89. DEVELOPMENT & EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF READING DISABILITY
    CHRISTOPHER LONIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We will achieve this aim by using SEM of longitudinal data from both studies. ..
  90. DEVELOPMENT & EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF READING DISABILITY
    CHRISTOPHER LONIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We will achieve this aim by using SEM of longitudinal data from both studies. ..
  91. Modifying Between the Lions for ELL Children
    Daniel Shanahan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Data from the study will be used to inform the design of a new educational television series based on and using much of the material in the current BTL series but appropriately modified for Spanish-speaking ELL students. ..
  92. A low literacy multimedia approach to disseminate bilingual diabetes CERSGs
    Elizabeth A Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  93. Modifying Between the Lions for ELL Children
    Daniel Shanahan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data from the study will be used to inform the design of a new educational television series based on and using much of the material in the current BTL series but appropriately modified for Spanish-speaking ELL students. ..
  94. Improving Latino Health Literacy: An Intergenerational Approach
    KRISTEN HOLTZ; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..After the development and evaluation of this product, the training program will be disseminated nationwide to provide the public health field with an effective and innovative tool to reduce health disparities among Latinos. ..
  95. Refining Entertainment Education for Cancer Literacy in African American Women
    May Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The public health relevance of such knowledge lies in its potential to decrease health disparities in a significant minority population. ..
  96. Refining Entertainment Education for Cancer Literacy in African American Women
    May G Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The public health relevance of such knowledge lies in its potential to decrease health disparities in a significant minority population. ..
  97. Social and Cultural Influences on Adolescent Development
    Elizabeth Moje; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  98. Enhancing Low-Income Children's Emergent Literacy
    WENDY GROLNICK; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  99. Enhancing Low-Income Children's Emergent Literacy
    Elaine Reese; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Pulling these three contexts together in one study will allow us to determine the critical elements of a comprehensive parent intervention for promoting children's language and literacy skills in the preschool period. ..
  100. Enhancing Low-Income Children's Emergent Literacy
    Elaine Reese; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Pulling these three contexts together in one study will allow us to determine the critical elements of a comprehensive parent intervention for promoting children's language and literacy skills in the preschool period. ..