Margaret K Hargreaves

Summary

Affiliation: Meharry Medical College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparing diabetes prevalence between African Americans and Whites of similar socioeconomic status
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA lisa
    Am J Public Health 97:2260-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Contextual factors influencing the eating behaviours of African American women: a focus group investigation
    Margaret K Hargreaves
    Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Ethn Health 7:133-47. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint A taxonomy of obstacles to breast examinations in African American women
    M K Hargreaves
    Meharry Vanderbilt Comprehensive Cancer Research Partnership and the Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1005 D B Todd Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 49:1219-28. 2003
  4. pmc Diabetes and co-morbid depression among racially diverse, low-income adults
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:300-9. 2011
  5. pmc Prevalence and correlates of complementary and alternative medicine services use in low-income African Americans and whites: a report from the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Yong Cui
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 18:844-9. 2012
  6. pmc Evaluation of a questionnaire to assess sedentary and active behaviors in the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Maciej S Buchowski
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:765-75. 2012
  7. pmc HTR1B, ADIPOR1, PPARGC1A, and CYP19A1 and obesity in a cohort of Caucasians and African Americans: an evaluation of gene-environment interactions and candidate genes
    Todd L Edwards
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:11-21. 2012
  8. pmc Relationship between smoking and obesity among women
    Kushal Patel
    Prevention Research Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:627-36. 2011
  9. pmc Physical activity and obesity gap between black and white women in the southeastern U.S
    Maciej S Buchowski
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:140-7. 2010
  10. pmc The Southern Community Cohort Study: investigating health disparities
    Lisa B Signorello
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:26-37. 2010

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Publications31

  1. pmc Comparing diabetes prevalence between African Americans and Whites of similar socioeconomic status
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA lisa
    Am J Public Health 97:2260-7. 2007
    ..We investigated whether racial disparities in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes exist beyond what may be attributable to differences in socioeconomic status (SES) and other modifiable risk factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Contextual factors influencing the eating behaviours of African American women: a focus group investigation
    Margaret K Hargreaves
    Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Ethn Health 7:133-47. 2002
    ..Our goal was to describe and understand how personal and contextual factors among African American women contribute to food choices that increase the risk for chronic disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint A taxonomy of obstacles to breast examinations in African American women
    M K Hargreaves
    Meharry Vanderbilt Comprehensive Cancer Research Partnership and the Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1005 D B Todd Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 49:1219-28. 2003
    ..Overcoming barriers to BSE and mammography could increase early detection rates in African American women. Interventions based on stage of change theory may be especially applicable...
  4. pmc Diabetes and co-morbid depression among racially diverse, low-income adults
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:300-9. 2011
    ..Research suggests individuals with diabetes are twice as likely as those without diabetes to be clinically depressed. Still unknown is the relationship between diabetes and depression in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations...
  5. pmc Prevalence and correlates of complementary and alternative medicine services use in low-income African Americans and whites: a report from the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Yong Cui
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 18:844-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine the prevalence, trends, and correlates of practitioner-based complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) services use according to race in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population...
  6. pmc Evaluation of a questionnaire to assess sedentary and active behaviors in the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Maciej S Buchowski
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:765-75. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the PA questionnaire (PAQ) used in the Southern Cohort Community Study, a prospective investigation of health disparities between African-American and white adults...
  7. pmc HTR1B, ADIPOR1, PPARGC1A, and CYP19A1 and obesity in a cohort of Caucasians and African Americans: an evaluation of gene-environment interactions and candidate genes
    Todd L Edwards
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:11-21. 2012
    ..A SNP in CYP19A1 interacted with dietary energy intake in African Americans, and another SNP in CYP191A had an independent association with BMI in Caucasians...
  8. pmc Relationship between smoking and obesity among women
    Kushal Patel
    Prevention Research Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:627-36. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between smoking and weight status in adult women and whether this association differed by race...
  9. pmc Physical activity and obesity gap between black and white women in the southeastern U.S
    Maciej S Buchowski
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:140-7. 2010
    ..Differences between black and white women in the associations of sedentary and active behaviors and obesity are mostly unknown...
  10. pmc The Southern Community Cohort Study: investigating health disparities
    Lisa B Signorello
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:26-37. 2010
    ..The Southern Community Cohort Study is a unique national resource for assessing determinants of racial/ethnic differentials in diseases...
  11. pmc Plasma selenium biomarkers in low income black and white americans from the southeastern United States
    Margaret K Hargreaves
    Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e84972. 2014
    ..The findings suggest that SEPP1 may be an effective biomarker of selenium status and disease risk in adults and that low selenium status may disproportionately affect black and white cohort participants...
  12. pmc Racial disparities in the treatment of depression in low-income persons with diabetes
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1050-4. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to examine racial disparities in the treatment of depression with antidepressant medication in the southeastern U.S...
  13. pmc Diabetes and prostate cancer screening in black and white men
    Maureen Sanderson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr D B Todd Jr Blvd, Nashville, TN, 37208, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1893-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the association between diabetes and prostate cancer screening...
  14. pmc Helicobacter pylori prevalence and circulating micronutrient levels in a low-income United States population
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:871-8. 2011
    ..pylori infection impairs nutrient absorption and suggest a need for future studies to explore the role of H. pylori infection on nutrition and gastric cancer risk in this high-risk population...
  15. pmc Correlates of high serum C-reactive protein levels in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population
    Xianglan Zhang
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Dis Markers 24:351-9. 2008
    ..Moreover, inflammatory response to obesity differed by race and sex, which may contribute to CVD disparities...
  16. pmc Evaluation of 11 breast cancer susceptibility loci in African-American women
    Wei Zheng
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2761-4. 2009
    ..The results from this study extend some of the recent GWAS findings to African-Americans and may guide future efforts to identify the causal variants for breast cancer...
  17. pmc Mammography use among women with and without diabetes: results from the Southern Community Cohort Study
    Maureen Sanderson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, United States Electronic address
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 4:223-30. 2014
    ..Although there was some evidence of an increase in mammography use within one year of diabetes diagnosis, these results suggest that mammography use is not related to diabetes. ..
  18. pmc Plasma Lycopene Is Associated with Pizza and Pasta Consumption in Middle-Aged and Older African American and White Adults in the Southeastern USA in a Cross-Sectional Study
    Yuan E Zhou
    Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, 37208, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0161918. 2016
    ..The role of dietary lycopene in chronic disease prevention is not well known...
  19. pmc Socioeconomic status, race, and mortality: a prospective cohort study
    Lisa B Signorello
    Lisa B Signorello is with the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Sarah S Cohen and Heather M Munro are with the International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD David R Williams is with the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health Margaret K Hargreaves is with the Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN William J Blot is with the Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville
    Am J Public Health 104:e98-e107. 2014
    ..We evaluated the independent and joint effects of race, individual socioeconomic status (SES), and neighborhood SES on mortality risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Separate estimates of portion size were not essential for energy and nutrient estimation: results from the Southern Community Cohort food-frequency questionnaire pilot study
    David G Schlundt
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:245-51. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Development of a culturally sensitive food frequency questionnaire for use in the Southern Community Cohort Study
    M S Buchowski
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr D B Todd Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 49:1295-304. 2003
    ..The FFQ is currently being calibrated within the cohort study population...
  22. doi request reprint Trends in smoking among African-Americans: a description of Nashville's REACH 2010 initiative
    Celia O Larson
    Metro Public Health Department, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Community Health 34:311-20. 2009
    ..This study underscores the importance of developing and implementing community wide campaigns to address the needs of African Americans...
  23. ncbi request reprint Geographic clustering of obesity, diabetes, and hypertension in Nashville, Tennessee
    David G Schlundt
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn 37203, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 29:125-32. 2006
    ..Pearson correlations across the 129 census tracts were in the 0.20 to 0.60 range and provided evidence for spatial clustering of health outcomes, health behaviors, and neighborhood characteristics...
  24. doi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency among African-Americans in the southeastern United States: implications for cancer disparities (United States)
    Kathleen M Egan
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:527-35. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence and predictors of vitamin D insufficiency among black and white adult residents of the southern US...
  25. ncbi request reprint The Eating Behavior Patterns Questionnaire predicts dietary fat intake in African American women
    David G Schlundt
    Department of Psychology and Diabetes Research and Training Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:338-45. 2003
    ..To develop a behavioral assessment of eating that would be predictive of fat intake in African American women...
  26. pmc Prospective evaluation of the association of nut/peanut consumption with total and cause-specific mortality
    Hung N Luu
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee2Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    JAMA Intern Med 175:755-66. 2015
    ..High intake of nuts has been linked to a reduced risk of mortality. Previous studies, however, were primarily conducted among people of European descent, particularly those of high socioeconomic status...
  27. pmc Breast and cervical cancer screening among low-income women: impact of a simple centralized HMO intervention
    R E Hardy
    Department of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 88:381-4. 1996
    ..More research is needed to increase overall screening behavior among the indigent and their physicians. The results reported here provide a baseline against which more intensive interventions can be measured in this setting...
  28. pmc Cancer rate differentials between blacks and whites in three metropolitan areas: a 10-year comparison
    L Y Wu
    Drew Meharry Morehouse Consortium Cancer Center, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 90:410-6. 1998
    ..The excess of black cervical cancer mortality fell in Los Angeles and Atlanta but rose in Nashville. These results indicate a continuing need to develop and implement culturally sensitive interventions targeted at the black population...
  29. pmc Cancer prognosis in black Americans: a mini-review
    R E Hardy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208
    J Natl Med Assoc 83:574-9. 1991
    ..A more comprehensive plan based on providing opportunities for upward mobility is likely to be the ultimate solution, but this will require national governmental commitment, which is not presently evident...
  30. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in sense of community and health status: implications in community-based participatory interventions targeting chronic disease in African Americans
    Rhonda Belue
    Department of Health Policy and Administration and the Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 29:112-24. 2006
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  31. pmc Southern community cohort study: establishing a cohort to investigate health disparities
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:972-9. 2005
    ..To demonstrate the methods of recruitment of a low-income, predominantly African-American study population for the Southern Community Cohort Study (SCCS), a prospective epidemiologic investigation of racial disparities in cancer risk...