- Environmental injustice in North Carolina's hog industry
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
Environ Health Perspect 108:225-31. 2000
Rapid growth and the concentration of hog production in North Carolina have raised concerns of a disproportionate impact of pollution and offensive odors on poor and nonwhite communities...
- Dietary intakes in North Carolina child-care centers: are children meeting current recommendations?
Sarah C Ball
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:718-21. 2008
..Dietary observation of 117 children from 20 child-care centers throughout North Carolina was conducted...
- The North Carolina EMS Data System: a comprehensive integrated emergency medical services quality improvement program
Greg D Mears
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 14:85-94. 2010
..Significant barriers, however, still exist to the standardization of EMS data systems and infrastructure nationally. Indeed, there is no comprehensive measurement of EMS service delivery or patient volume at the national level...
- Reliability of variables on the North Carolina birth certificate: a comparison with directly queried values from a cohort study
Lisa C Vinikoor
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7453, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:102-12. 2010
..With the exception of a few variables that differed by education, most variables did not differ by stratum of race or education. Our research further supports the use of birth certificates as a reliable source of population-level data...
- Food nutrition label use is associated with demographic, behavioral, and psychosocial factors and dietary intake among African Americans in North Carolina
Jessie A Satia
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 105:392-402; discussion 402-3. 2005
..This report describes the prevalence of nutrition label use and its association with demographic, behavioral, and psychological factors and diet among African-American adults...
- Genomic analysis of Eimeria spp. populations in relation to performance levels of broiler chicken farms in Arkansas and North Carolina
Ryan S Schwarz
Animal Parasitic Diseases Lab, United States Department of Agriculture, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
J Parasitol 95:871-80. 2009
..Four groups of broiler chicken farms in Arkansas (AR) and North Carolina (NC), having either high or low performance levels, were sampled for Eimeria spp. oocysts...
- 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
..AG) communities was compared to performance of those from non-agricultural (Non-AG) communities in Oregon and North Carolina. Seventy-eight children aged 48-71 months completed a battery of neurobehavioral tests two times, ..
- Impact of source reduction on the spatial distribution of larvae and pupae of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in suburban neighborhoods of a Piedmont community in North Carolina
Stephanie L Richards
Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7647, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
J Med Entomol 45:617-28. 2008
..Knowledge of the spatial distribution of production sites would allow management efforts for Ae. albopictus to be targeted to residences supporting high levels of mosquito production...
- Evidence of localized clustering of gastroschisis births in North Carolina, 1999-2004
Elisabeth Dowling Root
Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Soc Sci Med 68:1361-7. 2009
..In North Carolina, the prevalence of gastroschisis, a serious abdominal wall defect, has increased over the past decade and ..
- Health disparities among adults with developmental disabilities, adults with other disabilities, and adults not reporting disability in North Carolina
Susan M Havercamp
Center for Development and Learning, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7255, USA
Public Health Rep 119:418-26. 2004
- Perfluorinated compounds in house dust from Ohio and North Carolina, USA
Mark J Strynar
Human Exposure and Atmospheric Sciences Division, National Exposure Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:3751-6. 2008
..were developed for dust samples collected from homes (n = 102) and day care centers (n = 10) in Ohio and North Carolina in 2000-2001. FTOHs were measured by GC/ MS and PFAAs were analyzed by LC-MS/MS...
- Household responses to school closure resulting from outbreak of influenza B, North Carolina
April J Johnson
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:1024-30. 2008
..Questionnaires were administered to 220 households (438 adults and 355 children) with school-age children in a North Carolina county during an influenza B virus outbreak that resulted in school closure...
- Randomized trial of a clinic-based, community-supported, lifestyle intervention to improve physical activity and diet: the North Carolina enhanced WISEWOMAN project
Thomas C Keyserling
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Prev Med 46:499-510. 2008
..To determine if a clinic-based behavioral intervention program for low-income mid-life women that emphasizes use of community resources will increase moderate intensity physical activity (PA) and improve dietary intake...
- A prospective study of injury incidence among North Carolina high school athletes
Sarah B Knowles
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Am J Epidemiol 164:1209-21. 2006
..of injury risk factors was conducted from 1996 to 1999 among varsity high school athletes in 12 sports in 100 North Carolina high schools. Data were collected by trained school personnel...
- Tetrachloroethylene in drinking water and birth outcomes at the US Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Epidemiol 154:902-8. 2001
..infants, and preterm birth was conducted at the US Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where drinking water was contaminated with volatile organic compounds...
- Stress among migrant and seasonal farmworkers in rural southeast North Carolina
Yeoun Soo Kim-Godwin
School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
J Rural Health 20:271-8. 2004
..Although funding to enhance the delivery of health care among migrant farmworkers has primarily focused on urgent care issues within this population, the etiology of mental health risks and perceived stress is poorly understood...
- Analysis of the North Carolina long-term care polypharmacy initiative: a multiple-cohort approach using propensity-score matching for both evaluation and targeting
Troy K Trygstad
Community Care of North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Clin Ther 31:2018-37. 2009
..Despite the implementation of the 1987 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, which requires pharmacist review of drug regimens in this setting, medical and drug costs for LTC residents have continued to increase...
- Timing and duration of incarceration and high-risk sexual partnerships among African Americans in North Carolina
Maria R Khan
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Ann Epidemiol 18:403-10. 2008
Incarceration may contribute to HIV transmission by disrupting stable partnerships and promoting high-risk partnerships. We investigated incarceration and high-risk partnerships among African Americans in North Carolina.
- Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles and strain type diversity of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from turkeys in eastern North Carolina
North Carolina State University, Department of Food Science, Raleigh, NC 27695 7624, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 75:474-82. 2009
..In this study, 80 C. jejuni isolates from eastern North Carolina were characterized for resistance to nine antimicrobials, and strain types were determined by fla typing, ..
- Mapping for prevention: GIS models for directing childhood lead poisoning prevention programs
Marie Lynn Miranda
Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:947-53. 2002
..statistically based lead exposure risk levels mapped at the individual tax parcel unit in six counties in North Carolina. The resulting model uses weighted risk factors to spatially locate modeled exposure zones, thus highlighting ..
- Correlates of intimate partner violence among female patients at a North Carolina emergency department
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
N C Med J 68:89-94. 2007
..This paper identifies comorbid factors among female emergency department (ED) patients who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV)...
- Transmitted antiretroviral drug resistance among acute and recent HIV infections in North Carolina from 1998 to 2007
Christopher B Hurt
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Antivir Ther 14:673-8. 2009
..HIV disproportionately affects the southern US, but available national estimates of TDR prevalence principally reflect large metropolitan centres outside this region...
- Experimental infection of native north Carolina salamanders with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
Sathya K Chinnadurai
North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
J Wildl Dis 45:631-6. 2009
..Between August 2006 and December 2006, we tested wild amphibians in North Carolina, USA (n=212) by polymerase chain reaction (PCR)...
- Prevalence and patterns of use of psychoactive medicines in individuals with autism in the Autism Society of North Carolina
Kristen S Langworthy-Lam
The Nisonger Center for Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, The Ohio State University, Columus, Ohio 43210, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 12:311-21. 2002
..We conducted a mail survey of 3,228 families that are members of the Autism Society of North Carolina. This is one of the largest chapters of the Autism Society of America...
- An emergency medical services toolkit for improving systems of care for stroke in North Carolina
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 6:A67. 2009
..Control and Prevention is partnering with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and the North Carolina Office of EMS to design, develop, and implement an emergency medical services (EMS) performance improvement ..
- The North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP): methods and design of a multidisciplinary population-based cohort study of racial differences in prostate cancer outcomes
Jane C Schroeder
Department of Epidemiology, UNC Linebarger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1700 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Prostate 66:1162-76. 2006
The North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP) is a multidisciplinary study of social, individual, and tumor-level causes of racial differences in prostate cancer aggressiveness.
- First case of bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax, Florida, 2001: North Carolina investigation
Jean Marie Maillard
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service, Rleigh, North Carolina, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 8:1035-8. 2002
..However, during the 3 days before illness onset, the patient had traveled through North Carolina, raising the possibility that exposure to Bacillus anthracis spores could have occurred there...
- Sexually active students' willingness to use school-based health centers for reproductive health care services in North Carolina
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
Ambul Pediatr 3:196-202. 2003
School-based health centers (SBHCs) in North Carolina offer limited reproductive health care services...
- Community attachment, neighborhood context, and sex worker use among Hispanic migrants in Durham, North Carolina, USA
Emilio A Parrado
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center, 239 McNeil Building, 3718 Locus Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Soc Sci Med 70:1059-69. 2010
..to formulate and test a hierarchical model of sex worker use among male Hispanic immigrants in the Durham, North Carolina area...
- Prevention of early childhood caries in North Carolina medical practices: implications for research and practice
R Gary Rozier
Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7411, USA
J Dent Educ 67:876-85. 2003
..is to describe the development, implementation, and preliminary outcomes of preventive dentistry programs in North Carolina that target low-income children from birth to thirty-five months of age...
- The association between impaired glucose tolerance and birth weight among black and white women in central North Carolina
Tina M Saldana
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
Diabetes Care 26:656-61. 2003
..This study examines the relationship of glucose intolerance during pregnancy to birth weight among black and white participants of the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition Study...
- Seasonal dispersal patterns of Frankliniella fusca (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and tomato spotted wilt virus occurrence in central and eastern North Carolina
R L Groves
Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
J Econ Entomol 96:1-11. 2003
..of Frankliniella fusca Hinds dispersal were monitored from 1996 to 2000 at 12 locations in central and eastern North Carolina. The predominant vector species of tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) captured across all locations was F...
- Community care of North Carolina: improving care through community health networks
Beat D Steiner
Department of Family, Medicine University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Ann Fam Med 6:361-7. 2008
..The program, known as Community Care of North Carolina, is an innovative effort organized and operated by practicing community physicians...
- Acculturation, internalizing mental health symptoms, and self-esteem: cultural experiences of Latino adolescents in North Carolina
Paul R Smokowski
School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 301 Pittsboro Street, CB 3550, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 37:273-92. 2007
..and cultural assets, internalizing behavioral problems, and self-esteem in 323 Latino adolescents living in North Carolina. Multiple regression analyses revealed two risk factors-perceived discrimination and parent-adolescent ..
- High blood pressure knowledge among primary care patients with known hypertension: a North Carolina Family Medicine Research Network (NC-FM-RN) study
Anthony J Viera
Department of Family Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
J Am Board Fam Med 21:300-8. 2008
..We sought to assess primary care patients' current knowledge about various aspects of high blood pressure (BP)...
- Polymorphisms in the DNA repair gene XRCC1 and breast cancer
E J Duell
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:217-22. 2001
..Arg-->Gln) and breast cancer in the Carolina Breast Cancer Study, a population-based case-control study in North Carolina. No association was observed between XRCC1 codon 194 genotype and breast cancer, and odds ratios (ORs) were ..
- 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
..a total of 317 Latino immigrant families were conducted in different regions and during different seasons in North Carolina. A Spanish translation of the 18-item U.S...
- Sleep problems in primary care: a North Carolina Family Practice Research Network (NC-FP-RN) study
University of North Carolina, Neurology Sleep and Epilepsy Section, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Am Board Fam Med 20:365-74. 2007
..As part of a survey conducted in 5 family practice offices in North Carolina, we screened adult patients for sleep syndromes and sought to ascertain which demographic status and health ..
- The MD-MPH program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC School of Medicine, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Acad Med 83:371-7. 2008
In 1997, the Schools of Medicine and Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) developed a formal MD-MPH program, called the Health Care and Prevention (HC&P) Program, located in the Public Health ..
- Cancer incidence among male pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study cohort exposed to diazinon
Laura E Beane Freeman
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
Am J Epidemiol 162:1070-9. 2005
..risk in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina enrolled in 1993-1997...
- Depression and pesticide exposures in female spouses of licensed pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study cohort
Colorado Injury Control Research Center, Department of Psychology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
J Occup Environ Med 48:1005-13. 2006
..This nested case-control study evaluated the association between depression and pesticide exposure among women...
- Tick-borne diseases in North Carolina: is "Rickettsia amblyommii" a possible cause of rickettsiosis reported as Rocky Mountain spotted fever?
Charles S Apperson
Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 7647, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:597-606. 2008
Cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) in North Carolina have escalated markedly since 2000. In 2005, we identified a county in the Piedmont region with high case numbers of RMSF...
- Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to alachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
Won Jin Lee
Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Am J Epidemiol 159:373-80. 2004
..in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina. A total of 49,980 pesticide applicators are included in this analysis; 26,510 applicators (53%) reported use ..
- Concentrations of phthalate metabolites in milk, urine, saliva, and Serum of lactating North Carolina women
Erin P Hines
Reproductive Toxicology Division, Developmental Biology Branch, Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:86-92. 2009
..Phthalates are ubiquitous in the environment, but concentrations in multiple media from breast-feeding U.S. women have not been evaluated...
- Life history traits of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on non-Bt and Bt transgenic corn hybrids in eastern North Carolina
N P Storer
Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695 7613, USA
J Econ Entomol 94:1268-79. 2001
..zea feeding on ears of conventional and Bt field corn varieties were measured in field plots in eastern North Carolina in 1997 and 1998. Transformation events investigated were Mon-810 and Bt-11...
- Post-anthesis moisture increased Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol levels in North Carolina winter wheat
United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service USDA ARS, Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Phytopathology 99:320-7. 2009
..Our findings also imply that accurate forecasts of DON in small grains must take account of post-anthesis weather conditions...
- Intensive livestock operations, health, and quality of life among eastern North Carolina residents
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 2089, USA
Environ Health Perspect 108:233-8. 2000
..Long-term physical and mental health impacts could not be investigated in this study...
- Characterization of major chemical components of fine particulate matter in North Carolina
Viney P Aneja
Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:1099-107. 2006
..5) and its major chemical components at three urban and one rural locations in North Carolina during 2002. At both urban and rural sites, the major insoluble component of PM2...
- The tandem mass spectrometry newborn screening experience in North Carolina: 1997-2005
D M Frazier
Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
J Inherit Metab Dis 29:76-85. 2006
b>North Carolina (NC) was the first US state to initiate universal tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) newborn screening...
- Molecular diversity of a North Carolina wastewater treatment plant as revealed by pyrosequencing
Bioinformatics Research Center, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1688-96. 2009
..Taken together, these data document the substantial levels of microbial diversity within activated sludge and further establish the great utility of pyrosequencing for investigating diversity in complex ecosystems...
- Postpartum glucose tolerance screening in women with gestational diabetes in the state of North Carolina
Arthur M Baker
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
N C Med J 70:14-9. 2009
..To determine how frequently health care providers taking care of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are screening for postpartum glucose tolerance and what practice approaches they are using to care for women with GDM...
- Use of agricultural pesticides and prostate cancer risk in the Agricultural Health Study cohort
Michael C R Alavanja
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
Am J Epidemiol 157:800-14. 2003
..and prostate cancer incidence in a prospective cohort study of 55,332 male pesticide applicators from Iowa and North Carolina with no prior history of prostate cancer...
- Constipation, laxative use, and colon cancer in a North Carolina population
Malcolm C Roberts
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 98:857-64. 2003
..The aim of this study was to determine whether bowel movement frequency and laxative use and type were associated with risk of colon cancer in white and black men and women...
- Barriers to accessing HIV/AIDS care in North Carolina: rural and urban differences
Duke University Center for Health Policy, Law and Management, Charlotte, NC 28207, USA
AIDS Care 17:558-65. 2005
..We surveyed North Carolina HIV/AIDS case managers (N = 111) employed at state-certified agencies regarding barriers to medical and ..
- Extrapulmonary tuberculosis, human immunodeficiency virus, and foreign birth in North Carolina, 1993 - 2006
Aaron M Kipp
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
BMC Public Health 8:107. 2008
..HIV infection and foreign birth are increasingly associated with tuberculosis and understanding their effect on the clinical presentation of tuberculosis is important...
- Targeted testing for acute HIV infection in North Carolina
William C Miller
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7030, 130 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
AIDS 23:835-43. 2009
..The identification of these persons is a critical public health challenge. We developed targeted approaches for detecting HIV RNA in persons with negative serological tests...
- Skin problems related to the occupation of commercial fishing in North Carolina
William A Burke
Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine Dermatology, Brody Medical Science, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
N C Med J 67:260-5. 2006
..This study elucidates the types of occupational skin disorders that occur in commercial fishermen in North Carolina. STUDY DESIGN/SETTINGS: Booths were set up offering free skin cancer screenings at various seafood festivals, ..
- Role of the HIV/AIDS case manager: analysis of a case management adherence training and coordination program in North Carolina
Rachel C Shelton
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:193-204. 2006
..In this study, a sample of 16 HIV/ AIDS case managers from agencies across North Carolina participated in a Case Management Adherence Training and Coordination Program for a 3-month period...
- Building geographic information system capacity in local health departments: lessons from a North Carolina project
Marie Lynn Miranda
Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Am J Public Health 95:2180-5. 2005
..department (LHD) partners collaborated to build the geographic information system (GIS) capacity of 5 LHDs in North Carolina. Project elements included procuring hardware and software, conducting individualized and group training, ..
- Predictors of intention to eat 2.5 cups of vegetables among ninth-grade students attending public high schools in eastern North Carolina
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858 4353, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 40:392-8. 2008
..To identify beliefs about eating 2.5 cups of vegetables and to assess how well these beliefs predict intention to eat them...
- Infection with Bartonella weissii and detection of Nanobacterium antigens in a North Carolina beef herd
E B Breitschwerdt
Departments of Clinical Sciences and Farm Animal Health and Resource Management, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
J Clin Microbiol 39:879-82. 2001
..the serologic, microbiologic, and molecular findings related to the isolation of a Bartonella species in North Carolina beef cattle and the detection of nanobacterial antigen using a commercially available enzyme-linked ..
- Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus (Theobald) in Georgia and North Carolina
Elmer W Gray
Department of Entomology, The University of Georgia, 413 Biological Sciences Building, Athens, GA 30602 USA
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:144-6. 2005
..j. japonicus in Fulton County represents the most southern record of this species in the United States to date. Also, subsequent collections in North Carolina and 4 additional counties in northeast Georgia are reported.
- Discrepancies between published data on racial classification and self-reported race: evidence from the 2002 North Carolina live birth records
Paul A Buescher
State Center for Health Statistics, North Carolina Division of Public Health, Raleigh, NC 27699 1908, USA
Public Health Rep 120:393-8. 2005
We compared data on race as reported by the mother on North Carolina birth certificates with data on race in officially reported statistics...
- Reading, writing, and gaining weight in North Carolina schools
Kristie K Weisner
N C Med J 63:308-11. 2002
- Heat-related fatalities in North Carolina
Maria C Mirabelli
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, CB 8050, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8050, USA
Am J Public Health 95:635-7. 2005
..heat-related fatalities (N=161) that occurred during the period January 1, 1977, to December 31, 2001, in North Carolina. Estimates of the population at risk were derived from US census data...
- The influence of indemnification by workers' compensation insurance on recovery from acute backache. North Carolina Back Pain Project
N M Hadler
Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 20:2710-5. 1995
STUDY DESIGN: A prospective observational cohort was recruited from 208 randomly selected North Carolina practices...
- Solving problems resulting from solutions: evolution of a dual nutrient management strategy for the eutrophying Neuse River Estuary, North Carolina
Hans W Paerl
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA
Environ Sci Technol 38:3068-73. 2004
..Recent N controls implemented by the State of North Carolina should help address the problem...
- North Carolina all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety legislation: an assessment of the short-term impact on ATV-related morbidity and mortality
Stephanie K Beidler
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
N C Med J 70:503-6. 2009
..The objective of this study was to examine the short-term changes in ATV-related injuries and deaths following the enactment of legislation regulating the operation and sale of ATVs in North Carolina.
- Host specificity and the distribution-abundance relationship in a community of parasites infecting fishes in streams of North Carolina
Michael A Barger
Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
J Parasitol 88:446-53. 2002
..infecting members of 18 species of fish among 14 sites in 7 small streams in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. A positive relationship between distribution (fraction of sites occupied) and abundance (average local ..
- Upper-extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and physical health related quality of life among women employed in poultry processing and other low-wage jobs in northeastern North Carolina
C S McPhee
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Am J Ind Med 52:331-40. 2009
..musculoskeletal symptoms (MS) and diminished physical health related quality of life (PHRQoL) in a population of women, mostly African-American working in poultry processing and other low-wage jobs in rural northeastern North Carolina.
- Setting the stage for success: implementation of developmental and behavioral screening and surveillance in primary care practice--the North Carolina Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) Project
Marian F Earls
Guilford Child Health, Inc, 1046 E Wendover Ave, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405, USA
Pediatrics 118:e183-8. 2006
..In the North Carolina Assuring Better Child Health and Development Project, careful attention to and training for office process has ..
- Case report: three farmworkers who gave birth to infants with birth defects closely grouped in time and place-Florida and North Carolina, 2004-2005
Geoffrey M Calvert
Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:787-91. 2007
..There is little evidence linking adverse reproductive effects to exposure to specific pesticides during pregnancy...
- 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
Organophosphorus (OP) pesticide urinary metabolite levels in a sample of farmworker children in North Carolina are documented and compared to national reference data...
- Human and canine pulmonary blastomycosis, North Carolina, 2001-2002
Pia D M MacDonald
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 12:1242-4. 2006
We investigated a cluster of blastomycosis in 8 humans and 4 dogs in a rural North Carolina community...
- Population-based study of chronic lung disease in very low birth weight infants in North Carolina in 1994 with comparisons with 1984. The North Carolina Neonatologists Association
T E Young
Department of Pediatrics, Wake Area Health Education Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610, USA
Pediatrics 104:e17. 1999
To assess the pulmonary outcomes of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants in North Carolina in 1994 and to compare rates of survival and chronic lung disease (CLD) between 1994 and 1984 (see reference 2).
- Characteristics and behaviors associated with HIV infection among inmates in the North Carolina prison system
David L Rosen
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7435, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1123-30. 2009
..We identified factors associated with testing HIV positive in a prison system performing voluntary HIV testing on inmates and estimated the number of undetected HIV cases to evaluate the efficacy of risk-factor-based HIV testing...
- Environmental manganese and cancer mortality rates by county in North Carolina: an ecological study
John G Spangler
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
Biol Trace Elem Res 133:128-35. 2010
..To determine whether environmental manganese is related to cancer at the county level in North Carolina (n = 100 counties; North Carolina 2000 population = 8,049,313), we carried out an ecological study using data ..
- Population density, species abundance, and breeding structure of subterranean termite colonies in and around infested houses in central North Carolina
Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
J Econ Entomol 101:1349-59. 2008
..assessed the number and locations of termite colonies present on 20 infested residential properties in central North Carolina, where subterranean termite pressure is considered to be heavy...
- Assessing local health department performance in diabetes prevention and control--North Carolina, 2005
Deborah S Porterfield
RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 6:A87. 2009
..The objectives of this study were to measure capacity and performance of local health departments in diabetes prevention and control and to investigate characteristics associated with performance...
- Characterization of turf practices in five North Carolina communities
Deanna L Osmond
Soil Science Department, North Carolina State University, Box 7619, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
J Environ Qual 33:565-75. 2004
..We conducted a door-to-door lawn care survey in five North Carolina communities to determine suburban fertilizer, pesticide, and water use...
- Attitudes about tobacco policies among North Carolina parents
Kelly L Kandra
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3270, USA
N C Med J 68:17-22. 2007
While tobacco use reduction remains a major public health goal, little evidence exists on how citizens in North Carolina view policy issues related to tobacco control...
- Associations between trans fatty acid consumption and colon cancer among Whites and African Americans in the North Carolina colon cancer study I
Lisa C Vinikoor
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Nutr Cancer 61:427-36. 2009
..Using data from a population-based, case-control study in North Carolina, we investigated this association with attention to possible racial differences...
- Nutritional counseling practices: how do North Carolina pediatric dentists weigh in?
Antonio S Braithwaite
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Pediatr Dent 30:488-95. 2008
..Because pediatric dentists see children with regular frequency, they are uniquely positioned to help provide such counseling...
- Recreational boating traffic: a chronic source of anthropogenic noise in the Wilmington, North Carolina Intracoastal Waterway
University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 122:151-60. 2007
..of 25 physical, biological and anthropogenic factors to the ambient noise levels in the Wilmington, North Carolina Intracoastal Waterway were analyzed using a principal components analysis and least squares regression...
- Factors associated with prenatal smoking among black women in eastern North Carolina
Suezanne T Orr
Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Christenbury 205, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Matern Child Health J 9:245-52. 2005
..Despite the racial disparities in poor pregnancy outcomes, and the well-known association of smoking with harmful outcomes, little research has been conducted about prenatal smoking among Black women...
- Outcomes from a community-based, participatory lay health adviser HIV/STD prevention intervention for recently arrived immigrant Latino men in rural North Carolina
Scott D Rhodes
Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Department of Internal Medicine, and the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 21:103-8. 2009
..5-4.3). LHA interventions for Latino men that are developed in partnership with community members, rely on male-centered intrapersonal networks, and are culturally congruent can enhance preventive behaviors and may reduce HIV infection...
- An evaluation of HIV testing among inmates in the North Carolina prison system
David L Rosen
Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7435, USA
Am J Public Health 99:S452-9. 2009
We examined the use of voluntary HIV testing among state prisoners in the North Carolina prison system.
- Health survey of wild and captive bog turtles (Clemmys muhlenbergii) in North Carolina and Virginia
College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606 USA
J Zoo Wildl Med 33:311-6. 2002
..including 14 wild males, 22 wild females, three captive males, and three captive females, in Virginia and North Carolina, USA. Samples were analyzed for hematologic and plasma chemistry values, Mycoplasma sp...
- Sociodemographic patterns in spina bifida birth prevalence trends--North Carolina, 1995-1999
Robert E Meyer
MMWR Recomm Rep 51:12-5. 2002
..In this study data from the North Carolina Birth Defects Monitoring Program, a statewide, population-based birth defect surveillance program, were used ..
- A longitudinal study of schoolchildren's experience in the North Carolina Dental Medicaid Program, 1984 through 1992
V A Robison
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Public Health 88:1669-73. 1998
..This evaluation of a state Medicaid dental program describes dental treatment received, relates treatment needed to treatment received, and describes enrollment and use over an 8-year period...
- Ecology of Vibrio vulnificus in estuarine waters of eastern North Carolina
Courtney S Pfeffer
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 69:3526-31. 2003
..were conducted between July 2000 and April 2002 at six different estuarine sites along the eastern coast of North Carolina. At each site, water samples were taken and nine physicochemical parameters were measured. V...
- Trends in weight gain during pregnancy: a population study across 16 years in North Carolina
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:e32-4. 2006
..This study was undertaken to examine the proportion of women meeting established weight gain recommendations during pregnancy...
- Racial disparities in elevated prenatal depressive symptoms among black and white women in eastern north Carolina
Suezanne T Orr
Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
Ann Epidemiol 16:463-8. 2006
..Our study focused on Center for Epidemiologic Studies' Depression Scale (CES-D) scores of pregnant black and white women...
- Staying healthy: the salience and meaning of health maintenance behaviors among rural older adults in North Carolina
T A Arcury
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salemn, NC 27157, USA
Soc Sci Med 53:1541-56. 2001
..Narratives collected through in-depth interviews with 145 male and female rural North Carolina residents aged 70 and older, including African Americans, Native Americans and European Americans are analyzed ..
- Lobomycosis in offshore bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), North Carolina
David S Rotstein
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Springs, Maryland, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 15:588-90. 2009
..2 cases of lobomycosis in stranded bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and 1 case of lobomycosis-like disease in 1 free-swimming, pelagic, offshore bottlenose dolphin from North Carolina, where no cases have previously been observed.
- Race, wealth, and solid waste facilities in North Carolina
Jennifer M Norton
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:1344-50. 2007
Concern has been expressed in North Carolina that solid waste facilities may be disproportionately located in poor communities and in communities of color, that this represents an environmental injustice, and that solid waste facilities ..
- Dual Tobacco use among Native American adults in southeastern North Carolina
J G Spangler
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
Prev Med 32:521-8. 2001
..This study examines correlates of dual tobacco use among Lumbee Indian adults in southeastern North Carolina.
- Determinants of health care use by children in rural western North Carolina: results from the Mountain Accessibility Project
Charles R Woods
Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1084, USA
Pediatrics 112:e143-52. 2003
To assess determinants of health care visits among children in a 12-county region of western North Carolina representative of rural areas in the United States.
- Hydroxyurea therapy for sickle cell disease in community-based practices: a survey of Florida and North Carolina hematologists/oncologists
Marc S Zumberg
Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0277, USA
Am J Hematol 79:107-13. 2005
..Further resources should focus on updating physicians on recently published material supporting the effectiveness of HU in symptomatic SCD as well as providing management guidelines to optimize the use of HU...
- Bartonella henselae in porpoise blood
Ricardo G Maggi
Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1894-8. 2005
..we directly amplified Bartonella species DNA from blood of a harbor porpoise stranded along the northern North Carolina coast and from a pre-enrichment blood culture from a second harbor porpoise...
- Determinants of dental referral practices among WIC nutritionists in North Carolina
Elizabeth A Shick
University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry CB 7450, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Public Health Dent 65:196-202. 2005
To examine the effects of knowledge and confidence on dental referral practices among WIC nutritionists in North Carolina.