hispanic americans

Summary

Summary: Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Descriptive analysis of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative, progesterone receptor (PR)-negative, and HER2-negative invasive breast cancer, the so-called triple-negative phenotype: a population-based study from the California cancer Registry
    Katrina R Bauer
    Public Health Institute California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, California 95815 4402, USA
    Cancer 109:1721-8. 2007
  2. pmc Colloquium paper: genome-wide patterns of population structure and admixture among Hispanic/Latino populations
    Katarzyna Bryc
    Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8954-61. 2010
  3. ncbi Body size, weight change, fat distribution and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 102:85-101. 2007
  4. pmc Association between neighborhood need and spatial access to food stores and fast food restaurants in neighborhoods of colonias
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Texas Healthy Aging Research Network TxHAN and Center for Community Health Development, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:9. 2009
  5. pmc Triple-negative breast cancers are increased in black women regardless of age or body mass index
    Lesley A Stead
    Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R18. 2009
  6. pmc Cervical cancer prevention: new tools and old barriers
    Isabel C Scarinci
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 4410, USA
    Cancer 116:2531-42. 2010
  7. ncbi Influence of gender, race, and ethnicity on suspected fatty liver in obese adolescents
    Jeffrey B Schwimmer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of California, 200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 8450, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e561-5. 2005
  8. ncbi Weight loss of black, white, and Hispanic men and women in the Diabetes Prevention Program
    Delia S West
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1413-20. 2008
  9. pmc Acculturation, nutrition, and health disparities in Latinos
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1163S-7S. 2011
  10. ncbi Selected cultural factors associated with physical activity among Latino women
    Janine M Jurkowski
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany School of Public Health, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:219-26. 2010

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  1. ncbi Descriptive analysis of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative, progesterone receptor (PR)-negative, and HER2-negative invasive breast cancer, the so-called triple-negative phenotype: a population-based study from the California cancer Registry
    Katrina R Bauer
    Public Health Institute California Cancer Registry, Sacramento, California 95815 4402, USA
    Cancer 109:1721-8. 2007
    ..The triple-negative phenotype is important because of its relation to the basal-like subtype of breast cancer...
  2. pmc Colloquium paper: genome-wide patterns of population structure and admixture among Hispanic/Latino populations
    Katarzyna Bryc
    Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8954-61. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi Body size, weight change, fat distribution and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 102:85-101. 2007
    ..The incidence of breast cancer varies among women living in the Southwestern part of the US. We evaluate how body size influences breast cancer risk among these women...
  4. pmc Association between neighborhood need and spatial access to food stores and fast food restaurants in neighborhoods of colonias
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Texas Healthy Aging Research Network TxHAN and Center for Community Health Development, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:9. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Triple-negative breast cancers are increased in black women regardless of age or body mass index
    Lesley A Stead
    Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R18. 2009
    ..We focused on triple-negative (Tneg) tumours (oestrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) and HER2 negative), which are associated with poor prognosis...
  6. pmc Cervical cancer prevention: new tools and old barriers
    Isabel C Scarinci
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 4410, USA
    Cancer 116:2531-42. 2010
    ..The goal was to inform future research and outreach efforts to reduce the burden of cervical cancer in underserved populations...
  7. ncbi Influence of gender, race, and ethnicity on suspected fatty liver in obese adolescents
    Jeffrey B Schwimmer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of California, 200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 8450, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e561-5. 2005
    ..Obesity and insulin resistance are major established risk factors for NAFLD. The role of gender, race, and ethnicity on the prevalence of fatty liver in obese children is unknown...
  8. ncbi Weight loss of black, white, and Hispanic men and women in the Diabetes Prevention Program
    Delia S West
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1413-20. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Acculturation, nutrition, and health disparities in Latinos
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1163S-7S. 2011
    ..Latinos have become the largest minority group in the United States and will represent 25% of the US population by 2050. Latinos experience a disproportionate burden of poverty and poor health outcomes...
  10. ncbi Selected cultural factors associated with physical activity among Latino women
    Janine M Jurkowski
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany School of Public Health, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:219-26. 2010
    ..This study examined cultural factors associated with leisure time physical activity among Latinas living in a new Latino destination in northeastern New York...
  11. pmc The Latino mortality paradox: a test of the "salmon bias" and healthy migrant hypotheses
    A F Abraido-Lanza
    Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program, School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1543-8. 1999
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  12. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in rates of depression among preretirement adults
    Dorothy D Dunlop
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1945-52. 2003
    ..We estimated racial/ethnic differences in rates of major depression and investigated possible mediators...
  13. ncbi Prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in adults in the U.S. population: National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002
    Catherine C Cowie
    Diabetes Epidemiology Program, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases NIH, 6707 Democracy Blvd, Rm 691, MSC 5460, Bethesda, MD 20892 5460, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1263-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalences of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes, and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) in U.S. adults during 1999-2002, and compare prevalences to those in 1988-1994...
  14. ncbi Smoking acquisition among adolescents and young Latinas: the role of socioenvironmental and personal factors
    C P Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0856, USA
    Addict Behav 26:531-50. 2001
    ..3, Cl 5.87-11.60) and regular smoking (OR= 19.9, CI 12.31-29.21) and could help identify those most likely to benefit from smoking prevention and cessation interventions...
  15. ncbi Blood pressure control and cardiovascular outcomes in high-risk Hispanic patients--findings from the International Verapamil SR/Trandolapril Study (INVEST)
    Rhonda M Cooper-Dehoff
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1072-9. 2006
    ..People of Hispanic origin are the fastest growing ethnic minority in the United States and often have hypertension and other comorbidities which increase the risk associated with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  16. pmc Diabetes prevalence and body mass index differ by ethnicity: the Multiethnic Cohort
    Gertraud Maskarinec
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:49-55. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of diabetes among participants of the Multiethnic Cohort (MEC) and to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) with self-reported diabetes by ethnicity...
  17. ncbi Insulin sensitivity, insulin secretion, and abdominal fat: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS) Family Study
    Lynne E Wagenknecht
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Diabetes 52:2490-6. 2003
    ..The fat measures explained 27% of the model R2 for SI, 16% for AIR, and 16% for DI. Thus, fat distribution is an important determinant of both insulin resistance and insulin secretion...
  18. pmc Ethnic differences in hypertension incidence among middle-aged and older adults: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Hypertension 57:1101-7. 2011
    ..Public health prevention programs tailored to middle-aged and older adults are needed to eliminate ethnic disparities in incident hypertension...
  19. ncbi Disparities in the availability of fruits and vegetables between racially segregated urban neighbourhoods
    Kimberly Morland
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:1481-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the availability and variety of produce located in two racially and economically diverse urban neighbourhoods...
  20. ncbi Validation of the Framingham coronary heart disease prediction scores: results of a multiple ethnic groups investigation
    R B D'Agostino
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University, 111 Cummington St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 286:180-7. 2001
    ..Concern exists regarding whether these functions can be generalized to other populations...
  21. ncbi The role of acculturation in nutrition, lifestyle, and incidence of type 2 diabetes among Latinos
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Center for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4017, USA
    J Nutr 137:860-70. 2007
    ..Longitudinal multivariate acculturation research is essential to disentangle these relations and to develop sound behavioral change theories that adequately predict behavioral change among Latinos...
  22. pmc Toward a theory-driven model of acculturation in public health research
    Ana F Abraido-Lanza
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1342-6. 2006
    ..A public health perspective that incorporates the roles of structural and cultural forces in acculturation may help identify mechanisms underlying links between acculturation and health among Latinos...
  23. ncbi Prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance among children and adolescents with marked obesity
    Ranjana Sinha
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:802-10. 2002
    ..We determined the prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance in a multiethnic cohort of 167 obese children and adolescents...
  24. pmc Impact of Hispanic ethnic concentration and socioeconomic status on obesity prevalence in Texas counties
    Jennifer J Salinas
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1201-15. 2012
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  25. pmc Immigration and weight gain: Mexican-American women's perspectives
    Nangel M Lindberg
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:155-60. 2011
    ..Specific suggestions are provided for the development of weight-loss interventions for this population...
  26. ncbi Microbiologic and immunologic characteristics of periodontal disease in Hispanic americans with type 2 diabetes
    Jeffrey L Ebersole
    Center for Oral Health Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Periodontol 79:637-46. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to relate periodontal status, periodontal microorganisms, and host-response characteristics in Hispanic Americans with type 2 diabetes.
  27. ncbi Racial and ethnic health disparities among fifth-graders in three cities
    Mark A Schuster
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:735-45. 2012
    ..For many health-related behaviors and outcomes, racial and ethnic disparities among adolescents are well documented, but less is known about health-related disparities during preadolescence...
  28. pmc Hypertension and diabetes prevalence among U.S. Hispanics by country of origin: the National Health Interview Survey 2000-2005
    Lina P Pabon-Nau
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:847-52. 2010
    ..Despite their diverse cultural origins, Hispanics in the US are generally studied as a single ethnic group...
  29. pmc Zinc and iron deficiency and their interrelations in low-income African American and Hispanic children in Atlanta
    Conrad R Cole
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1027-34. 2010
    ..Information about the zinc status of low-income minority children in the United States is lacking...
  30. pmc Are racial and ethnic minorities less willing to participate in health research?
    David Wendler
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e19. 2006
    ..It is widely claimed that racial and ethnic minorities, especially in the US, are less willing than non-minority individuals to participate in health research. Yet, there is a paucity of empirical data to substantiate this claim...
  31. pmc Explaining low mortality among US immigrants relative to native-born Americans: the role of smoking
    Laura Blue
    Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 40:786-93. 2011
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  32. ncbi Rural residence and Hispanic ethnicity: doubly disadvantaged for diabetes?
    Richelle J Koopman
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Rural Health 22:63-8. 2006
    ..Hispanics are at increased risk for diabetes, while rural residents have historically had decreased access to care...
  33. pmc Disparities in pediatric obesity in the United States
    Youfa Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Adv Nutr 2:23-31. 2011
    ..g. white children and adolescents. Vigorous, effective interventions are needed to promote healthy lifestyles among U.S. young people and to reduce disparities in obesity...
  34. pmc Late entry to HIV care among Latinos compared with non-Latinos in a southeastern US cohort
    Ann M Dennis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:480-7. 2011
    ..The southeastern United States is a rapidly growing Latino settlement area where ethnic disparities may contribute to late presentation to care...
  35. pmc Do healthy behaviors decline with greater acculturation? Implications for the Latino mortality paradox
    Ana F Abraido-Lanza
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168 Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1243-55. 2005
    ..The mechanisms accounting for the relationship between acculturation and risky behaviors have yet to be identified...
  36. pmc Vitamin D intake, vitamin D receptor polymorphisms, and breast cancer risk among women living in the southwestern U.S
    Dana E Rollison
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:683-91. 2012
    ..Future research is needed to better understand potential differences in breast cancer risk by vitamin D source and hormone receptor status...
  37. pmc Providing health messages to Hispanics/Latinos: understanding the importance of language, trust in health information sources, and media use
    Marla L Clayman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, and Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Health Commun 15:252-63. 2010
    ..These findings have important implications for health communications toward non-native speakers of English in general and Hispanics in particular...
  38. pmc Hispanic paradox in biological risk profiles
    Eileen M Crimmins
    Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0191, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1305-10. 2007
    ..We examined biological risk profiles by race, ethnicity, and nativity to evaluate evidence for a Hispanic paradox in measured health indicators...
  39. pmc Ancestry informative marker sets for determining continental origin and admixture proportions in common populations in America
    Roman Kosoy
    Rowe Program in Human Genetics, Department of Biochemistry, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Hum Mutat 30:69-78. 2009
    ..We conclude that investigators can use TaqMan assays for the selected AIMs as a simple and cost efficient tool to control for differences in continental ancestry when conducting association studies in ethnically diverse populations...
  40. pmc Cortisol is negatively associated with insulin sensitivity in overweight Latino youth
    Tanja C Adam
    University of Southern California, Department of Preventive Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4729-35. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of serum morning cortisol and aspects of insulin action in Latino children and adolescents (8-13 yr) at risk for type 2 diabetes...
  41. pmc How is food insecurity associated with dietary behaviors? An analysis with low-income, ethnically diverse participants in a nutrition intervention study
    Jennifer A Mello
    Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, RI, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1906-11. 2010
    ..Further qualitative and quantitative research is needed on the relationship between diet and food insecurity...
  42. ncbi Recruitment and retention of African American and Latino preadolescent females into a longitudinal biobehavioral study
    Ahva Shahabi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 91803, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:91-8. 2011
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  43. pmc Ancestral components of admixed genomes in a Mexican cohort
    Nicholas A Johnson
    Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002410. 2011
    ..The ability to infer precise ancestral components of admixed genomes will facilitate studies of disease-related phenotypes and will allow new insight into the adaptive and demographic history of indigenous people...
  44. ncbi Racial differences in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States: a social and economic dilemma
    T Palmer Alves
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Clin Nephrol 74:S72-7. 2010
    ..many ethnic minorities, with African-Americans having the highest rates of treated ESRD, closely followed by Hispanic Americans, when compared to non- Hispanic White persons...
  45. pmc Health behaviors and racial disparity in blood pressure control in the national health and nutrition examination survey
    Nicole Redmond
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Hypertension 57:383-9. 2011
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  46. pmc Disparities in outcomes for African American and Latino subjects in the Flexible Initial Retrovirus Suppressive Therapies (FIRST) trial
    Thomas P Giordano
    Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, and Thomas Street Health Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:287-95. 2010
    ..Efforts to promote access to HIV testing and care and to improve adherence have the potential to reduce racial/ethnic disparities in outcomes of patients with HIV infection...
  47. ncbi Efficacy and safety of aliskiren-based dual and triple combination therapies in US minority patients with stage 2 hypertension
    Keith C Ferdinand
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30349, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 5:102-13. 2011
    ..2% and 40.2%, respectively. Combination aliskiren/amlodipine therapy was effective in treating these high-risk patients but inclusion of HCTZ provided greater antihypertensive efficacy. Both treatments were similarly well tolerated...
  48. ncbi Racial/ethnic disparities in obesity among US-born and foreign-born adults by sex and education
    Debbie S Barrington
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:422-4. 2010
    ..Comprehension of these relationships is vital for conducting effective obesity research and interventions within an increasingly diverse United States...
  49. pmc Prevalence of diabetes in New York City, 2002-2008: comparing foreign-born South Asians and other Asians with U.S.-born whites, blacks, and Hispanics
    Leena S Gupta
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1791-3. 2011
    ..To describe diabetes prevalence in New York City by race/ethnicity and nativity...
  50. pmc Associations between phthalate metabolite urinary concentrations and body size measures in New York City children
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Res 112:186-93. 2012
    ..To examine prospectively associations between urinary phthalate metabolite concentrations and body size measures in children...
  51. pmc Validation of self-reported health literacy questions among diverse English and Spanish-speaking populations
    Urmimala Sarkar
    San Francisco Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:265-71. 2011
    ..Self-reported HL questions have not been validated among Spanish-speaking and diverse English-speaking populations...
  52. pmc Azúcar y nervios: explanatory models and treatment experiences of Hispanics with diabetes and depression
    Leopoldo J Cabassa
    University of Southern California, School of Social Work, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0411, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:2413-24. 2008
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  53. ncbi Hispanic healthcare disparities: challenging the myth of a monolithic Hispanic population
    Robin M Weinick
    Office of Performance Accountability, Resources, and Technology, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 42:313-20. 2004
    b>Hispanic Americans are often treated as a monolithic ethnic group with a single pattern of healthcare utilization. However, there could be considerable differences within this population...
  54. ncbi Birthplace is associated with more adverse dietary profiles for US-born than for foreign-born Latino adults
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Nutr 138:2428-35. 2008
    ..Targeted dietary interventions are needed to reduce health disparities associated with dietary intake...
  55. pmc Socioeconomic, cultural, and behavioral factors affecting Hispanic health outcomes
    Leo S Morales
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:477-503. 2002
    ..Identifying protective factors underlying the epidemiological paradox, while improving access to care and the economic conditions among Hispanics, are important research and policy implications of this review...
  56. ncbi Increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes in 0- to 17-year-old Colorado youth
    Kendra Vehik
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:503-9. 2007
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  57. ncbi Racial and ethnic differences in secular trends for childhood BMI, weight, and height
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:301-8. 2006
    ..The prevalence of childhood overweight in the United States has markedly increased over the last 30 years. We examined differences in the secular trends for BMI, weight, and height among white, black, and Mexican-American children...
  58. ncbi Does ethnicity influence body-size preference? A comparison of body image and body size
    Fary M Cachelin
    Department of Psychology, California State University at Los Angeles, 90032 827, USA
    Obes Res 10:158-66. 2002
    ..Researchers have hypothesized that these subcultures are more accepting of overweight figures. The purpose of this study was to examine body image and body size assessments in a large community sample of men and women...
  59. pmc Dissociation between APOC3 variants, hepatic triglyceride content and insulin resistance
    Julia Kozlitina
    McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8591, USA
    Hepatology 53:467-74. 2011
    ..Neither APOC3 variant was associated with HOMA-IR in the Dallas Heart Study; this lack of association was confirmed in the ARIC study, even after the analysis was restricted to lean (BMI < 25 kg/m(2) ) individuals (n = 4399)...
  60. pmc The relationship between obesity, hyperglycemia symptoms, and health-related quality of life among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white children and adolescents
    Ahmed A Arif
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 7:3. 2006
    ..The current study was conducted to evaluate the effects of overweight, hyperglycemia symptoms, Hispanic ethnicity, and language barriers on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among children and adolescents...
  61. pmc Identification of a systemic lupus erythematosus susceptibility locus at 11p13 between PDHX and CD44 in a multiethnic study
    Christopher J Lessard
    Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Research Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 88:83-91. 2011
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  62. ncbi Migration history, acculturation, and breast cancer risk in Hispanic women
    Esther M John
    Northern California Cancer Center, Suite 300, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2905-13. 2005
    ..We examined the influence of migration history and acculturation on breast cancer risk in Hispanic women ages 35 to 79 years...
  63. ncbi Plasma hemostatic factors and endothelial markers in four racial/ethnic groups: the MESA study
    P L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 4:2629-35. 2006
    ..Hemostatic factors and endothelial markers may play some role in racial/ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) rates. However, little information exists on hemostatic factors and endothelial markers across racial/ethnic groups...
  64. ncbi Hip-Hop to Health Jr. for Latino preschool children
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1616-25. 2006
    ..Hip-Hop to Health Jr. was a diet/physical activity intervention designed to reduce gains in BMI (kilograms per meter squared) in preschool minority children...
  65. pmc A promotores de salud intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in a high-risk Hispanic border population, 2005-2008
    HECTOR G BALCAZAR
    University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, 1100 N Stanton St, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A28. 2010
    ..The objective of Project HEART (Health Education Awareness Research Team) was to promote behavior changes to decrease CVD risk factors in a high-risk Hispanic border population...
  66. ncbi Insulin resistance and associated compensatory responses in african-american and Hispanic children
    Michael I Goran
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:2184-90. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to compare insulin resistance relative to body fat and the associated compensatory responses in 57 healthy children living in Los Angeles, California (14 Caucasians, 15 African-Americans, and 28 Hispanics)...
  67. ncbi Ethnic issues in the epidemiology of childhood obesity
    P B Crawford
    Center for Weight and Health, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:855-78. 2001
    ..This approach is crucial in the United States, a country with an increasingly diverse population...
  68. ncbi Association of protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B gene polymorphisms with measures of glucose homeostasis in Hispanic Americans: the insulin resistance atherosclerosis study (IRAS) family study
    Nicholette D Palmer
    Department of Biochemistry, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Diabetes 53:3013-9. 2004
    ..001) fasting glucose, respectively, in the IRASFS. This comprehensive genetic analysis of PTPN1 reveals significant association with metabolic traits consistent with the proposed in vivo role for the PTP-1B protein...
  69. ncbi Developing epidemic of melanoma in the Hispanic population of California
    Myles G Cockburn
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Cancer 106:1162-8. 2006
    ..S. California has among the highest rates of melanoma in the world, yet little is known about trends in melanoma in its Hispanic population...
  70. ncbi The association between acculturation and health practices among middle-aged and elderly Latinas
    P J Cantero
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Ethn Dis 9:166-80. 1999
    ..To examine the relationship between acculturation and five health practices, including cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, exercise, obesity, and sleeping habits...
  71. pmc 'They don't ask me so I don't tell them': patient-clinician communication about traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine
    Brian M Shelley
    First Choice Community Healthcare, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:139-47. 2009
    ..Such communication can be important in anticipating possible drug-herb interactions and in assuring agreement about therapeutic plans...
  72. ncbi Nutrition knowledge, food label use, and food intake patterns among Latinas with and without type 2 diabetes
    Nurgül Fitzgerald
    Family and Community Health Sciences Department, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 26 Nichol Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:960-7. 2008
    ..To examine the associations of nutrition knowledge, food label use, and food intake patterns among Latinas with and without diagnosed diabetes...
  73. pmc Association of plasma vitamin D levels with adiposity in Hispanic and African Americans
    Kendra A Young
    Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, 13001 East 17th Place, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3306-13. 2009
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  74. pmc Childhood obesity in New York City elementary school students
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Division of Epidemiology, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1496-500. 2004
    ..We estimated overweight and obesity in New York City elementary school children...
  75. ncbi Diabetes self-management: perspectives of Latino patients and their health care providers
    Elena T Carbone
    Department of Nutrition, Chenoweth Laboratory, 100 Holdsworth Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9282, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:202-10. 2007
    ..Few data exist, however, on improving diabetes self-management among Latinos. In addition, views and practices of practitioners caring for these patients have received little attention...
  76. pmc A genomewide admixture mapping panel for Hispanic/Latino populations
    Xianyun Mao
    Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 80:1171-8. 2007
    ..This genomewide AM panel will make it possible to apply AM approaches in many admixed populations throughout the Americas...
  77. ncbi Inferring continental ancestry of argentineans from Autosomal, Y-chromosomal and mitochondrial DNA
    Daniel Corach
    University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Ann Hum Genet 74:65-76. 2010
    ..This applies to all worldwide areas where people with different continental ancestry live geographically close together...
  78. ncbi Addressing cultural barriers to the successful use of insulin in Hispanics with type 2 diabetes
    Carlos Campos
    The Institute for Public Health and Education Research, Inc, USA
    South Med J 100:812-20. 2007
    ..Implementation of a simple titration regimen using once-daily basal insulin may enable Hispanic patients to maintain glycemic control and improve outcomes...
  79. pmc Patient satisfaction with different interpreting methods: a randomized controlled trial
    Francesca Gany
    Center for Immigrant Health, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, OBV, CD 401, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:312-8. 2007
    ..Innovative medical interpreting strategies, including remote simultaneous medical interpreting (RSMI), have arisen to address the language barrier. This study evaluates the impact of interpreting method on patient satisfaction...
  80. ncbi Racial and ethnic distribution of nonalcoholic fatty liver in persons with newly diagnosed chronic liver disease
    Shiobhan R Weston
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Hepatology 41:372-9. 2005
    ..Clinicians need to be aware of the variable presentations of NAFLD in different racial and ethnic groups...
  81. pmc Health behaviors and quality of care among Latinos with diabetes in managed care
    Arleen F Brown
    School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1694-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated whether ethnicity and language are associated with diabetes care for Latinos in managed care...
  82. pmc A systematic review of the relationship between acculturation and diet among Latinos in the United States: implications for future research
    Guadalupe X Ayala
    Division of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1330-44. 2008
    ..These findings suggest a differential influence of acculturation on diet, requiring greater specificity in our dietary interventions by acculturation status...
  83. pmc Effect of pioglitazone on pancreatic beta-cell function and diabetes risk in Hispanic women with prior gestational diabetes
    Anny H Xiang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Diabetes 55:517-22. 2006
    ....
  84. ncbi Participation in research and access to experimental treatments by HIV-infected patients
    Allen L Gifford
    Center for Research in Patient Oriented Care and the Quality Enhancement Research Initiative in HIV, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, and the University of California, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1373-82. 2002
    ..Although there is concern that minority groups and women are underrepresented in research involving patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, the available data are inconclusive...
  85. pmc Admixture dynamics in Hispanics: a shift in the nuclear genetic ancestry of a South American population isolate
    Gabriel Bedoya
    Laboratorio de Genética Molecular and Departamentos de Historia and Psiquiatria, Universidad de Antioquia, Apartado aereo 1226, Medellin, Colombia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7234-9. 2006
    ..This scenario is consistent with historical information and with results from population genetics theory...
  86. ncbi Household food security and nutritional status of Hispanic children in the fifth grade
    Donna M Matheson
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1825, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:210-7. 2002
    ..Food insecurity is a critical variable for understanding the nutritional status of low-income populations. However, limited research is available on the relation between household food insecurity and children's nutritional status...
  87. ncbi Depression and negative life events among pregnant African-American and Hispanic women
    Luis H Zayas
    Center for Hispanic Mental Health Research, Graduate School of Social Service, Fordham University, New York, New York, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:16-22. 2002
    ..Depressed women reported more negative events than nondepressed women. Many negative life events and few social supports place minority women at risk for prenatal depression...
  88. ncbi Determinants of JNC VI guideline adherence, intensity of drug therapy, and blood pressure control by race and ethnicity
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Hypertension 44:429-34. 2004
    ..Interventions to reduce disparities in cardiovascular outcomes should consider the need to intensify drug therapy more aggressively among all high-risk populations...
  89. ncbi Coping and distress among women under treatment for early stage breast cancer: comparing African Americans, Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites
    Jenifer L Culver
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychooncology 11:495-504. 2002
    ..The data also provided evidence of a maladaptive spiral of distress and avoidant coping over time. Although some ethnic differences were identified, findings also point to a great many similarities across groups...
  90. ncbi Paradox lost: explaining the Hispanic adult mortality advantage
    Alberto Palloni
    Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconcin Madison, USA
    Demography 41:385-415. 2004
    ..However, we were unable to account for the mortality advantage observed among other foreign-born Hispanics...
  91. pmc Not all patients want to participate in decision making. A national study of public preferences
    Wendy Levinson
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:531-5. 2005
    ..The Institute of Medicine calls for physicians to engage patients in making clinical decisions, but not every patient may want the same level of participation...
  92. pmc Generation, language, body mass index, and activity patterns in Hispanic children
    Sharon E Taverno
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:145-53. 2010
    ..S., but little is known about how generational status and language may influence Hispanic children's relative weight and activity patterns...
  93. pmc African ancestry allelic variation at the MYH9 gene contributes to increased susceptibility to non-diabetic end-stage kidney disease in Hispanic Americans
    Doron M Behar
    Molecular Medicine Laboratory, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Hum Mol Genet 19:1816-27. 2010
    ..three of the E-1 SNPs are also associated with non-diabetic ESKD in the new sample sets of both African and Hispanic Americans, with a stronger association in Hispanic Americans...
  94. ncbi A quantitative trait locus on chromosome 18q for physical activity and dietary intake in Hispanic children
    Guowen Cai
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1596-604. 2006
    ..Genome scans were performed to identify chromosomal regions contributing to physical activity and dietary intake traits in Hispanic children participating in the VIVA LA FAMILIA Study...
  95. ncbi Genetic epidemiology of insulin resistance and visceral adiposity. The IRAS Family Study design and methods
    Leora Henkin
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:211-7. 2003
    ..In this report, we describe the methods of the IRAS Family Study, which was designed to identify the genetic and environmental risk factors for insulin resistance and visceral adiposity...
  96. pmc Prevalence of mental illness in immigrant and non-immigrant U.S. Latino groups
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Somerville, MA 02143, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:359-69. 2008
    ..The authors examined whether this paradox applies to all Latino groups by comparing estimates of lifetime psychiatric disorders among immigrant Latino subjects, U.S-born Latino subjects, and non-Latino white subjects...
  97. ncbi Promoter (4G/5G) plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 genotype and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 levels in blacks, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic whites: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study
    Andreas Festa
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78228 3900, USA
    Circulation 107:2422-7. 2003
    ..The 4G/5G polymorphism of the plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) gene has been related to cardiovascular disease...
  98. ncbi Adolescent suicide attempts: risks and protectors
    I W Borowsky
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota Gateway, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 2002, USA
    Pediatrics 107:485-93. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify risk and protective factors for suicide attempts among black, Hispanic, and white male and female adolescents...
  99. ncbi Ready to be physically active? The effects of a course preparing low-income multiethnic women to be more physically active
    Rakale Collins
    Social Epidemiology Research Division, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:47-64. 2004
    ..Preintervention preparatory courses may be an effective way to increase social and cognitive constructs associated with physical activity behavior, potentially yielding a greater effect from subsequent interventions...
  100. ncbi Energy imbalance underlying the development of childhood obesity
    Nancy F Butte
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3056-66. 2007
    ....
  101. ncbi Abdominal adiposity and clustering of multiple metabolic syndrome in White, Black and Hispanic americans
    I S Okosun
    Department of Community Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31207, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 10:263-70. 2000
    ..by waist circumference (WC) with clustering of multiple metabolic syndromes (MMS) in White, Black and Hispanic Americans. MMS was defined as the occurrence of two or more of either hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, ..

Research Grants79

  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4
    Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4
    Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY: The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  9. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O'BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  10. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  11. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  12. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 7
    TAMARA COMBS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. The role of Fli1 in T cell function and the pathogenesis of lupus
    Tamara K Nowling; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Additionally, insight will be gained into the regulation of T cell function in both health and disease with relevance to an array of immune and neoplastic diseases. ..
  14. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1
    Colleen Cuddy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1
    KATE BURR OLIVER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  16. Addressing Psychosocial Disparities in Rural Hispanic Cancer Survivors
    Rachel M Ceballos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Parenting, Adolescent Self-Regulation, and Risk-Taking Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..China;Colombia;Naples and Rome, Italy;Jordan;Kenya;Philippines;Sweden;Thailand;and African, European, and Hispanic Americans in the United States)...
  18. Hiv-1 Infection: Central Serotonergic Activity and its Health Implications
    Adarsh M Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. RidCancerPain Intervention in a Hispanic Population Along the US-Mexico Border
    KRISTYNIA MARIE contact ROBINSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. Telomere and its bio-regulators as predictors for clinical diabetes in women
    Simin Liu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  21. NAFLD in T2DM: Prevalence in Hispanics and Role of Treatment
    Kenneth Cusi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  22. Ethnic/Racial Variation in Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ERICH)
    Daniel Woo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Yet we know little about the biologic differences that lead to this ethnic disparity. Our proposal will compare minorities with ICH to controls from the same population as well as explore genetic, radiographic and outcomes differences. ..
  23. The Role of Cyp2b in Toxicant Metabolism and Sensitivity
    William S Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  24. Translational Approaches to Reducing Health Disparities in Lung Disease
    Joe G N Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This conference will increase awareness about lung health disparities among academic trainees and faculty and serve to facilitate more academic pursuits in this critical area, especially for ou under-represented minority trainees. ..
  25. For Hearing Component in the Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS)
    Lisa Lavange; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Randomized Trial of a Postpartum Diabetes Prevention Program for Hispanic Women
    Lisa Chasan-Taber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Measures of adherence will include accelerometers and dietary recalls. ..
  27. NADPH-Oxidase and SLE Susceptibility
    Swapan K Nath; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ultimately, a set of novel functional variants will be made available to the scientific community and provide a basis for future biological experiments to define how NADPHO contributes to the pathological mechanisms of lupus. ..
  28. GWA Mapping: Maternal Metabolism-Birth Weight Interactions
    WILLIAM LOWE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A replication study will be performed in additional infants and mothers of European descent with follow-up studies also planned in Afro-Caribbeans, Hispanics of Mexican descent and Thais. ..
  29. STROKE INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS IN A TRI-ETHNIC REGION
    Ralph L Sacco; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We need to understand the importance of these conditions in predicting stroke, MI, vascular death, and determining cognitive decline among minority populations. ..
  30. Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute Skin of Color Symposium 2011:
    Meena Katdare; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  31. Flavin-Containing Monooxygenase in Lung
    David E Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The knowledge gained will improve treatment approaches in combating TB. ..
  32. Perfluoroalkyl chemicals and the risk of developing clinical and subclinical CVD
    Anoop Shankar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will study the association between blood PFCs and cardiovascular disease. If we find an association, it indirectly suggests that reducing PFCs may have a role in preventing these diseases. ..
  33. The Role of Myosin in Vesicle Trafficking
    Yashomati M Patel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research will provide critical information for understanding the molecular mechanism(s) involved in the development of in type 2 diabetes. ..
  34. Pioglitazone & Exercise Effects on Older Aldults with MCI and Metabolic Syndrome
    Robert S Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will assess novel metabolic treatments for patients with both MCI and MS, with the aim of delaying the progression of these patients to dementia. ..
  35. Melanoma Prevention: Using the Sun
    Marianne Berwick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The NCI clearly states that prevention must be based on knowledge developed by integrative population science teams working in the population and in the laboratory. ..
  36. Randomized Lifestyle Intervention in Overweight and Obese Pregnant Hispanic Women
    Lisa Chasan-Taber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  37. Visceral Adipose Tissue as Mediator amid Lifestyle Factors &Cardiometabolic Risk
    KRISTEN GILL HAIRSTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  38. Exploring Sociodemographic and Behavioral Factors Underlying Racial/Ethnic Dispar
    STEPHANIE ANNE NAVARRO SILVERA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project will also serve to develop preliminary data to support an R01 application proposing to conduct a larger scale study, and possibly, an intervention to address these issues in this community. ..
  39. PROSTATE, LUNG, COLORECTAL AND OVARIAN (PLCO) CANCER SCREENING TRIAL
    KAREN STEINMETZ; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  40. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O'BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  41. PROSTATE, LUNG, COLORECTAL AND OVARIAN (PLCO) CANCER SCREENING TRIAL
    Paul Kvale; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  42. Molecular Basis of Autosomal Dominant Hypercholesterolemia in a Multiethnic Cohor
    Zahid Ahmad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The studies outlined in this project will provide the basis for the development of new therapeutic options for the prevention of this potentially life-threatening chronic disease. ..
  43. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY: The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  44. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY: The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  45. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY: The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  46. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    Saundra Buys; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  47. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O apos BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  48. PROSTATE, LUNG, COLORECTAL AND OVARIAN (PLCO) CANCER SCREENING TRIAL
    Claudine Isaacs; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  49. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial - Lab
    Cheryl Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  50. Wound EMR to Decrease Limb Amputations in Persons with Diabetes
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of glycemic control in promoting DFU healing;and to evaluate designated priority populations - African and Hispanic Americans and elderly and disabled persons...
  51. PROSTATE, LUNG, COLORECTAL AND OVARIAN (PLCO) CANCER SCREENING TRIAL
    Claudine Isaacs; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  52. Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial
    BARBARA O apos BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A site in Denver, CO hired Spanish speaking staff to enhance the number of Hispanic Americans enrolled in PLCO. BIOREPOSITORY The PLCO Biorepository contains approximately 2...
  53. Disparities in Progression to Renal Replacement Therapy
    Stephen F Derose; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  54. Prevalence of environmental and genetic risk factors for gastric cancer in a popu
    LOVELL ALLAN JONES; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Findings from our study may also serve to reduce existent GC health disparities worldwide and in the U.S. ..
  55. Adding Hispanics to Ongoing GWAS in Colorectal Cancer
    Jane C Figueiredo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  56. Ubiquitous Mobile Multimedia for Environmental Public Health Outreach and Social
    CESAR BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  57. UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO CANCER CENTER PLANNING GRANT
    Cheryl Willman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Sources of Change and Stability in Low-Income Black Marriages
    BENJAMIN REUVEN KARNEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These data will be combined with data from an ongoing study of low-income Hispanic newlyweds in order to identify the sources of differences in marital outcomes for these two similarly underprivileged groups ..
  59. Nutrition Program-Caribbean Hispanic elders & diabetes
    ODILIA BERMUDEZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  60. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Southwestern Hispanics and Native Americans
    Robert Rhyne; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. RACE AND ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN U.S. BIRTH OUTCOMES
    Michael Grossman; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Can the upward trend in the percentage of illegitimate births explain the modest decline in the percentage of light births in the face of a rapid increase over time in the prompt initiation of prenatal care, especially among minorities?..
  62. Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Incidence and Inpatient Outcomes of Acute Stroke
    Amresh D Hanchate; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..For effective targeting of interventions and public policy, our study aims to use evidence to identify and prioritize modifiable factors appropriate for each minority cohort. ..
  63. Psychoneuroimmunology: Preterm Birth in Hispanics
    ROBERTA RUIZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Acculturation as a latent variable will be used with the AL score in SEM. We will add the mediating variables into the SEM and compare the model at 15-17 weeks and 22-24 weeks, concerned. ..
  64. OCCUPATIONAL MORTALITY--CALIFORNIA HISPANIC POPULATION
    James Beaumont; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..It may provide direction for future cohort and registry-based case-control studies where it is possible to focus on specific illnesses and injuries, exposures, and confounding factors...
  65. Improving Hispanic Retention in Antidepressant Therapy
    Roberto Lewis Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This pilot data will allow us to apply for an R01 to further study this intervention and model in a controlled clinical trial. ..
  66. USE OF PERINATAL/INFANT SERVICES BY HISPANICS IN AHCCCS
    Patricia Moore; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Based on empirical finding, suggestions will be made for changes in policies or programs to eliminate differences in use...
  67. Cross Ethnic Trends In Drinking, Alcohol Use Disorders And Service Utilization
    Raul Caetano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed aims will cover important gaps in significant areas of alcohol epidemiology. Trends analyses covering the period under focus and contrasting Whites, Blacks and Hispanics have not been reported yet in the alcohol literature. ..
  68. Self, Health, and Life Satisfaction in Mexican Americans
    THEODORE SINGELIS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data will be used multisample structural equation models testing invariance between the elders and college students. ..
  69. NATIONAL NETWORK FOR HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Amelie Ramirez; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  70. CANCER MORTALITY FEASIBILITY STUDY
    Carlos Crespo; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Based on the results from this pilot research, we will propose a larger investigation to ascertain cause of death in the entire cohort and to study the association between diet, lifestyle and cancer mortality. ..
  71. Ancillary to HCHS/SOL: Sociocultural Factors and CVD risk/prevalence in Hispanics
    Frank J Penedo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  72. Diet and Cancer in Puerto Rican Men
    Jo Freudenheim; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..