Genomes and Genes
Summary: Living facilities for humans.
Publications281 found, 100 shown here
- A need for better housing to further reduce indoor malaria transmission in areas with high bed net coverageDickson W Lwetoijera
Biomedical and Environmental Thematic Group, Ifakara Health Institute, P, O, Box 53, Ifakara, Tanzania
Parasit Vectors 6:57. 2013..This study was conducted in a high transmission setting and presents further evidence about the association between specific house characteristics and the abundance of endophilic malaria vectors...
- Historical review of malarial control in southern African with emphasis on the use of indoor residual house-sprayingMusawenkosi L H Mabaso
Malaria Research Programme, Medical Research Council, Durban, South Africa
Trop Med Int Health 9:846-56. 2004..Data are presented on the effectiveness of IRS as a malarial control tool in six southern African countries. Recent trends in and challenges to malarial control in the region are also discussed...
- Changes in house design reduce exposure to malaria mosquitoesS W Lindsay
Institute of Ecosystem Science, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, UK
Trop Med Int Health 8:512-7. 2003..Ceilings are likely to be well accepted and may be of greatest benefit in areas of low to moderate transmission and when used in combination with other malaria control strategies...
- Reducing malaria by mosquito-proofing housesSteve W Lindsay
School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham, UK
Trends Parasitol 18:510-4. 2002..The literature reviewed here demonstrates the enormous potential of these methods to reduce malaria, in the hope that it will stimulate scientific debate and further research...
- Determinants and consequences of smoke-free homes: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country SurveyR Borland
Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
Tob Control 15:iii42-50. 2006..To report on prevalence, trends and determinants of smoke-free home policies in smokers' homes in different countries and to estimate the effects of these policies on smoking cessation...
- Effect of two different house screening interventions on exposure to malaria vectors and on anaemia in children in The Gambia: a randomised controlled trialMatthew J Kirby
Science Laboratories, Durham University, Durham, UK
Lancet 374:998-1009. 2009....
- Protocol for a mixed methods study investigating the impact of investment in housing, regeneration and neighbourhood renewal on the health and wellbeing of residents: the GoWell programmeMatt Egan
Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
BMC Med Res Methodol 10:41. 2010There is little robust evidence to test the policy assumption that housing-led area regeneration strategies will contribute to health improvement and reduce social inequalities in health...
- Relationships between housing and healthy aging in very old ageFrank Oswald
Department of Psychological Ageing Research, Institute of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
Gerontologist 47:96-107. 2007The aim of this work is to examine the relationship between aspects of objective and perceived housing and aspects of healthy aging, defined as independence in daily activities and subjective well-being...
- Indoor concentrations of nicotine in low-income, multi-unit housing: associations with smoking behaviours and housing characteristicsT A Kraev
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Tob Control 18:438-44. 2009..An analysis of airborne nicotine measurements collected in 49 low-income, multi-unit residences across the Greater Boston Area...
- Pesticides in dust from homes in an agricultural areaMartha E Harnly
Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
Environ Sci Technol 43:8767-74. 2009..temperature and rainfall, farmworkers storing work shoes in the home, storing a diazinon product in the home, housing density, having a home less clean, and having an air conditioner...
- Screening mosquito house entry points as a potential method for integrated control of endophagic filariasis, arbovirus and malaria vectorsSheila B Ogoma
School of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e773. 2010..Partial mosquito-proofing of houses with screens and ceilings has the potential to reduce indoor densities of malaria mosquitoes. We wish to measure whether it will also reduce indoor densities of vectors of neglected tropical diseases...
- Housing arrangement and location determine the likelihood of housing loss due to wildfireAlexandra D Syphard
Conservation Biology Institute, La Mesa, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e33954. 2012..Our goal was to examine how housing location and arrangement affects the likelihood that a home will be lost when a wildfire occurs...
- Poor housing quality increases risk of rodent infestation and Lassa fever in refugee camps of Sierra LeonePhillip Cullison Bonner
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:169-75. 2007..0-93). Case houses scored significantly worse in the quality of housing and external hygiene...
- Indoor air pollution in developing countries: recommendations for researchK R Smith
140 Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
Indoor Air 12:198-207. 2002..The substitution of biomass by coal being considered in some countries should be pursued with caution because of the known serious health effects of household coal use...
- The relationship between diet and perceived and objective access to supermarkets among low-income housing residentsCaitlin E Caspi
Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntingon Avenue, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Soc Sci Med 75:1254-62. 2012..Cross-sectional survey data were collected from 828 low-income housing residents in three urban areas in greater-Boston...
- Secondhand smoke transfer in multiunit housingBrian A King
Department of Health Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 12:1133-41. 2010..of secondhand smoke (SHS), especially for individuals who live in close proximity to one another in multiunit housing (MUH)...
- Evaluation of an Australian indigenous housing programme: community level impact on crowding, infrastructure function and hygieneRoss S Bailie
Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
J Epidemiol Community Health 65:432-7. 2011b>Housing programmes in indigenous Australian communities have focused largely on achieving good standards of infrastructure function...
- Mental health and the built environment: cross-sectional survey of individual and contextual risk factors for depressionScott Weich
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
Br J Psychiatry 180:428-33. 2002..Little is known about the effects of the physical environment on individual health...
- Profiles of airborne fungi in buildings and outdoor environments in the United StatesBrian G Shelton
PathCon Laboratories, Norcross, Georgia 30092, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1743-53. 2002..This is the largest study of airborne indoor and outdoor fungal species and concentrations conducted with a standardized protocol to date...
- Airborne mold and endotoxin concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, after flooding, October through November 2005Gina M Solomon
Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, California, USA
Environ Health Perspect 114:1381-6. 2006..The hurricanes and flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana, in October and November 2005 resulted in damp conditions favorable to the dispersion of bioaerosols such as mold spores and endotoxin...
- Association between smokefree laws and voluntary smokefree-home rulesKai Wen Cheng
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Am J Prev Med 41:566-72. 2011..More states and localities are passing restrictions on smoking in public places and workplaces...
- Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion and acute respiratory infections in Kenya: an exposure-response studyM Ezzati
Center for Risk Management, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
Lancet 358:619-24. 2001....
- Spatial targeting of interventions against malariaR Carter
University of Edinburgh, Division of Biological Sciences, ICAPB, Ashworth Laboratories, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, Scotland
Bull World Health Organ 78:1401-11. 2000....
- An entomopathogenic fungus for control of adult African malaria mosquitoesErnst Jan Scholte
Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Post Office Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, Netherlands
Science 308:1641-2. 2005..An entomological inoculation rate model suggests that implementation of this vector control method, even at the observed moderate coverage during a field study in Tanzania, would significantly reduce malaria transmission intensity...
- Housing conditions and Plasmodium falciparum infection: protective effect of iron-sheet roofed housesYazoume Ye
Nouna Health Research Center CRSN, PO Box 02, Nouna, Burkina Faso, Germany
Malar J 5:8. 2006..b>Housing conditions have been suggested as one of the potential risk factors...
- Home dampness and molds, parental atopy, and asthma in childhood: a six-year population-based cohort studyJouni J K Jaakkola
Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Environ Health Perspect 113:357-61. 2005..The results of this cohort study with assessment of exposure before the onset of asthma strengthen the evidence on the independent effects of parental atopy and exposure to molds on the development of asthma...
- Social inequities in environmental risks associated with housing and residential location--a review of evidenceMatthias Braubach
WHO Regional Office for Europe, European Centre for Environment and Health, Bonn, Germany
Eur J Public Health 20:36-42. 2010b>Housing conditions and environmental quality of residential areas are differentially distributed in the population...
- The health impacts of housing improvement: a systematic review of intervention studies from 1887 to 2007Hilary Thomson
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK, G12 8RZ
Am J Public Health 99:S681-92. 2009We conducted a systematic review of the health impacts of housing improvement.
- Accessibility and usability in housing: construct validity and implications for research and practiceAgneta Fänge
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Occupational Therapy, Lund University, Sweden
Disabil Rehabil 25:1316-25. 2003..The aim of this study was to validate the conceptual definitions of accessibility and usability, and to explore differences between objective accessibility assessments and subjective ratings of usability in different client groups...
- Attitudes, experiences, and acceptance of smoke-free policies among US multiunit housing residentsAndrea S Licht
Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 102:1868-71. 2012..a cross-sectional, nationally representative, random-digit-dial sample (landline and cell phone) of US multiunit housing residents (n = 418)...
- Spatial and temporal patterns in pupal and adult production of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti in Kamphaeng Phet, ThailandConstantianus J M Koenraadt
Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:230-8. 2008..Except for 2 (of 16) occasions, pupal, and adult populations were correlated strongly in time and space. Our results are consistent with application of the pupal survey technique for assessing dengue transmission risk...
- Cross-national and multi-professional inter-rater reliability of the Housing EnablerSusanne Iwarsson
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Occupational Therapy, Lund University, Sweden
Scand J Occup Ther 12:29-39. 2005In order to render reliable assessment of housing accessibility in a cross-national context possible, the objective of this study was to investigate multi-professional, cross-national inter-rater reliability of the ENABLE-AGE project-..
- Ending homelessness among people with mental illness: the At Home/Chez Soi randomized trial of a Housing First intervention in TorontoStephen W Hwang
Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
BMC Public Health 12:787. 2012The At Home/Chez Soi (AH/CS) Project is a randomized controlled trial of a Housing First intervention to meet the needs of homeless individuals with mental illness in five cities across Canada...
- Risk factors associated with house infestation by the Chagas disease vector Triatoma pallidipennis in Cuernavaca metropolitan area, MexicoJ M Ramsey
Center for Infectious Disease Research, National Institute for Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Med Vet Entomol 19:219-28. 2005..area (with five administrative counties) has rapid urbanization, forested environs and proliferation of 'weekend housing' for visitors from Mexico City, 60 km to the north. To assess factors associated with T...
- Daily time spent indoors in German homes--baseline data for the assessment of indoor exposure of German occupantsSabine Brasche
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Institute of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Department of Indoor Climatology, Bachstrasse 18, 07740 Jena, Germany
Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:247-53. 2005..6 h/day) and Canadian (15.8 h/day) human activity surveys carried out in the nineties, as well as being consistent with the German Environmental Survey (1990/92) and a small German study in 1987...
- Unstable housing and hepatitis C incidence among injection drug users in a Canadian settingChristina Kim
British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
BMC Public Health 9:270. 2009There has emerged growing recognition of the link between housing and health...
- Housing stability and recovery among chronically homeless persons with co-occuring disorders in Washington, DCSam Tsemberis
Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 102:13-6. 2012Pathways Housing First provides access to housing, support, and treatment services to clients having the most complex needs-persons who have been homeless for at least 5 years and have both a psychiatric disability and substance ..
- Social acceptability and durability of two different house screening interventions against exposure to malaria vectors, Plasmodium falciparum infection, and anemia in children in the Gambia, West AfricaMatthew J Kirby
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:965-72. 2010..In conclusion, house screening is a well-appreciated and durable vector control tool...
- The motivators and barriers to a smoke-free home among disadvantaged caregivers: identifying the positive levers for changeLaura L Jones
UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Nicotine Tob Res 13:479-86. 2011....
- Housing quality, housing instability, and maternal mental healthShakira Franco Suglia
Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
J Urban Health 88:1105-16. 2011Poor housing conditions and residential instability have been associated with distress among women; however, this association could be the result of other social factors related to housing, such as intimate partner violence (IPV) and ..
- The efficacy of ACTELLIC 50 EC, pirimiphos methyl, for indoor residual spraying in Ahafo, Ghana: area of high vector resistance to pyrethroids and organochlorinesGodwin Fuseini
International SOS, Ghana
J Med Entomol 48:437-40. 2011..Therefore, it is recommended for use in IRS programs in this part of Ghana, where there is high vector resistance to most of the insecticides...
- Household and community poverty, biomass use, and air pollution in Accra, GhanaZheng Zhou
Department of Global Health and Population, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11028-33. 2011..and community particulate matter (PM) pollution, SES, fuel use for domestic and small-commercial cooking, housing characteristics, and distance to major roads...
- Occurrence of phthalates and musk fragrances in indoor air and dust from apartments and kindergartens in Berlin (Germany)H Fromme
Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Veterinärstrasse, Oberschleissheim, Germany
Indoor Air 14:188-95. 2004....
- Hazard assessment of chemical air contaminants measured in residencesJ M Logue
Indoor Environment Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Indoor Air 21:92-109. 2011..5). Activity-based emissions are shown to pose potential acute health hazards for PM(2.5), formaldehyde, CO, chloroform, and NO(2)...
- The health and housing in transition study: a longitudinal study of the health of homeless and vulnerably housed adults in three Canadian citiesStephen W Hwang
Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
Int J Public Health 56:609-23. 2011..Furthermore, few longitudinal studies have assessed the impact of housing transitions on health...
- Contextual risk factors for the common mental disorders in Britain: a multilevel investigation of the effects of placeS Weich
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 57:616-21. 2003..The study tested the hypothesis that the effects of area level exposures would be greatest among those not in paid employment...
- Houses, neighbourhoods and healthJohan P Mackenbach
Eur J Public Health 12:161-2. 2002
- Airflow attenuation and bed net utilization: observations from Africa and AsiaLorenz von Seidlein
Menzies School of Health Research, John Mathews Building Bldg 58, PO Box 41096, Casuarina, NT, 0810, Australia
Malar J 11:200. 2012..The attenuation of airflow caused by bed nets of different mesh sizes was also measured in an experimental wind tunnel...
- Met and unmet needs of schizophrenia patients in a Spanish sampleS Ochoa
Unitat de Formació i Investigació, Sant Joan de Déu SMM, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Schizophr Bull 29:201-10. 2003..In a multiple regression model, needs were weakly associated with the clinical variables and quality of life. Needs assessment is complementary to clinical evaluation in schizophrenia...
- The Head-off Environmental Asthma in Louisiana (HEAL) study--methods and study populationPatricia C Chulada
Clinical Research Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
Environ Health Perspect 120:1592-9. 2012..In the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, and surrounding parishes (NOLA), children with asthma were perilously impacted by Hurricane Katrina as a result of disrupted health care, high home mold and allergen levels, and high stress...
- Housing conditions in 2 Canadian First Nations communitiesLinda Larcombe
Department of Internal Medicine, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0J9, Canada
Int J Circumpolar Health 70:141-53. 2011b>Housing conditions were assessed in 2 Canadian First Nations communities. Possible associations with tuberculosis (TB) were explored. Study design. Participatory community-based survey.
- The association of housing density, isolation and tuberculosis in Canadian First Nations communitiesMichael Clark
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Int J Epidemiol 31:940-5. 2002First Nations communities in Canada experience disproportionately high levels of overcrowded housing, degree of isolation, and rates of tuberculosis (TB)...
- Indoor environmental exposures for children with asthma enrolled in the HEAL study, post-Katrina New OrleansL Faye Grimsley
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Environ Health Perspect 120:1600-6. 2012..Rain and flooding from Hurricane Katrina resulted in widespread growth of mold and bacteria and production of allergens in New Orleans, Louisiana, which may have led to increased exposures and morbidity in children with asthma...
- Radon in homes and risk of lung cancer: collaborative analysis of individual data from 13 European case-control studiesS Darby
Clinical Trials Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
BMJ 330:223. 2005..To determine the risk of lung cancer associated with exposure at home to the radioactive disintegration products of naturally occurring radon gas...
- Housing need, housing assistance, and connection to HIV medical careAngela A Aidala
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
AIDS Behav 11:101-15. 2007..This paper investigates housing status as a contextual factor affecting access and maintenance in appropriate HIV medical care...
- Randomized trial of the effects of housing assistance on the health and risk behaviors of homeless and unstably housed people living with HIVRichard J Wolitski
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton RD NE E 35, Atlanta, GA, USA
AIDS Behav 14:493-503. 2010..affects HIV risk and health, but little is known about the longitudinal effects of rental assistance on the housing status and health of homeless and unstably housed people living with HIV/AIDS...
- Why housing?Angela A Aidala
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
AIDS Behav 11:1-6. 2007b>Housing/lack of housing and HIV are powerfully linked. Housing occupies an important place in the causal chains linking poverty and inequality, and HIV risk and outcomes of infection...
- Support from children, living arrangements, self-rated health and depressive symptoms of older people in SpainM V Zunzunegui
Groupe Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Santé, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Int J Epidemiol 30:1090-9. 2001..To assess the association between emotional and instrumental support from children and living arrangements with the physical and mental health of older people in Spain...
- Do untreated bednets protect against malaria?S E Clarke
Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Jaegersborg Alle 1D, DK 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:457-62. 2001..These findings suggest that an untreated net, provided it is in relatively good condition, can protect against malaria. Control programmes should target the poorest households as they may have the most to gain from using nets...
- Spatial patterns of and risk factors for seropositivity for dengue infectionBirgit H B Van Benthem
Koninklijk Insituut voor de Tropen Royal Tropical Institute, Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:201-8. 2005..In the periurban site, seropositivity depended on human behavior and factors related to housing quality rather than environmental factors...
- Bed bug infestations in an urban environmentStephen W Hwang
Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 11:533-8. 2005..At 1 affected shelter, 4% of residents reported having bed bug bites. Bed bug infestations can have an adverse effect on health and quality of life in the general population, particularly among homeless persons living in shelters...
- Household CO and PM measured as part of a review of China's National Improved Stove ProgramR D Edwards
Epidemiology Department, School of Medicine, University of California at Irvine, California 92697 3957, USA
Indoor Air 17:189-203. 2007....
- Smoking restrictions in the home and secondhand smoke exposure among primary schoolchildren before and after introduction of the Scottish smoke-free legislationP C Akhtar
Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit CAHRU, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH88AQ, UK
Tob Control 18:409-15. 2009..To examine change in home smoking restrictions one year after introduction of Scottish smoke-free legislation, and whether type of restriction impacts upon secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among children...
- Socio-economic position and common mental disorders. Longitudinal study in the general population in the UKPetros Skapinakis
Department of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
Br J Psychiatry 189:109-17. 2006..Individuals in lower socio-economic groups have an increased prevalence of common mental disorders...
- Mortality among residents of shelters, rooming houses, and hotels in Canada: 11 year follow-up studyStephen W Hwang
Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
BMJ 339:b4036. 2009..To examine mortality in a representative nationwide sample of homeless and marginally housed people living in shelters, rooming houses, and hotels...
- Use of geographic information system technology to aid Health Department decision making about childhood lead poisoning prevention activitiesD B Reissman
Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Environ Health Perspect 109:89-94. 2001..At-risk children" were defined as those children living in housing built before 1950 or in an area with a high proportion of older housing...
- Water quality deterioration: a study of household drinking water quality in rural HondurasAndrew Francis Trevett
Institute of Water and Environment, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedford, UK
Int J Environ Health Res 14:273-83. 2004..The commonality of water management practice would be an asset in introducing appropriate intervention measures...
- Home smoking bans among U.S. households with children and smokers. Opportunities for interventionAlice L Mills
Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Am J Prev Med 41:559-65. 2011..Public health campaigns have reduced the exposure of U.S. children to secondhand smoke at home; however, these may not have been equally effective across subgroups...
- Sylvatic triatominae: a new challenge in vector control transmissionFelipe Guhl
Centro de Investigaciones en Microbiologia y Parasitologia Tropical, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Bogota, Colombia
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:71-5. 2009..The only viable control strategy is to reduce human interactions with vector insects so that the re-infestation and re-colonisation of human habitats will not take place...
- Insecticide-treated plastic tarpaulins for control of malaria vectors in refugee campsK Graham
HealthNet International, Peshawar, Pakistan
Med Vet Entomol 16:404-8. 2002..Mass coverage with deltamethrin-sprayed or impregnated tarpaulins or tents has strong potential for preventing malaria in displaced populations affected by conflict...
- Reproducibility of allergen, endotoxin and fungi measurements in the indoor environmentJoachim Heinrich
GSF Institute of Epidemiology, POB 1129, D 85758 Neuherberg, Germany
J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:152-60. 2003..However, repeated measurements of fungi levels were only weakly correlated and thus repeated observations for assessment of annual means of total spore counts are needed...
- Preschool children's health and its association with parental education and individual living conditions in East and West GermanyXianming du Prel
Institut für Umweltmedizinische Forschung IUF an der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
BMC Public Health 6:312. 2006..Explanations of observed associations between parental education and health indicators were examined...
- Characterization of airborne molds, endotoxins, and glucans in homes in New Orleans after Hurricanes Katrina and RitaCarol Y Rao
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C09, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1630-4. 2007..The species and concentrations were different from those previously reported for non-water-damaged buildings in the southeastern United States...
- Pesticides and their metabolites in the homes and urine of farmworker children living in the Salinas Valley, CAAsa Bradman
Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:331-49. 2007..The child activity timeline, a novel, low-literacy instrument based on pictures, was successfully used by our participants. Future uses of these data include the development of pesticide exposure models and risk assessment...
- Characteristics of the spatial pattern of the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti, in Iquitos, PeruArthur Getis
Department of Geography, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4493, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:494-505. 2003..We conclude that entomologic risk of human dengue infection should be assessed at the household level at frequent time intervals...
- Hygiene measures considering actual distributions of microorganisms in Japanese householdsM Ojima
Kao Life Style Research Institute, Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
J Appl Microbiol 93:800-9. 2002..Therefore, a study was performed to examine the distribution of microorganisms throughout ordinary households in Japan, which has its own unique customs of daily life and food preparation...
- The built environment and mental healthGary W Evans
Department of Design and Environmental Analysis and Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
J Urban Health 80:536-55. 2003The built environment has direct and indirect effects on mental health. High-rise housing is inimical to the psychological well-being of women with young children...
- Interior surface materials and asthma in adults: a population-based incident case-control studyJouni J K Jaakkola
Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Am J Epidemiol 164:742-9. 2006..81, 95% CI: 1.06, 3.08). These findings underline the need to consider the health aspects of materials used in floor, wall, and other indoor surfaces...
- Demographic and dispersal constraints for domestic infestation by non-domicilated chagas disease vectors in the Yucatan Peninsula, MexicoSébastien Gourbière
Laboratoire de Mathématiques, Physique et Systèmes EA 4217, Universite de Perpignan, 52 Avenue Paul Alduy, Perpignan, Via Donitia, France
Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:133-9. 2008..We discuss the potential of different strategies to control the transmission of Chagas disease by non-domiciliated vectors...
- Measuring the built environment: validity of a site survey instrument for use in urban settingsS Weich
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
Health Place 7:283-92. 2001..Across eleven 'housing areas' (defined as areas of homogeneity in housing form) and two raters, kappa coefficients were > or =0...
- Mortality among men using homeless shelters in Toronto, OntarioS W Hwang
FK Morrow Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 283:2152-7. 2000..Homeless persons in US cities have high mortality rates. However, few comparison data exist for death rates among homeless persons in other developed countries...
- Effectiveness of interventions to improve the health and housing status of homeless people: a rapid systematic reviewDonna Fitzpatrick-Lewis
The Effective Public Health Practice Project, School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
BMC Public Health 11:638. 2011Research on interventions to positively impact health and housing status of people who are homeless has received substantially increased attention over the past 5 years...
- Social inequality in perceived environmental exposures in relation to housing conditions in GermanyMartina Kohlhuber
Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Environ Res 101:246-55. 2006In Germany the impact of socioeconomic factors on environmental exposures and adverse housing conditions has been rarely studied up to now...
- Trends in and predictors of second-hand smoke exposure indexed by cotinine in children in England from 1996 to 2006Michelle Sims
School for Health, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
Addiction 105:543-53. 2010..To explore trends in and predictors of second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure in children. To identify whether inequalities in SHS exposure are changing over time...
- Estimates of smoking-related property costs in California multiunit housingMichael K Ong
Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Am J Public Health 102:490-3. 2012We systematically evaluated smoking-related costs in multiunit housing. From 2008 to 2009, we surveyed California multiunit housing owners or managers on their past-year smoking-related costs and smoke-free policies. A total of 27...
- Transmission of viral respiratory infections in the homeD A Goldmann
Department of Medicine Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:S97-102. 2000....
- Indoor air quality and the risk of lower respiratory tract infections in young Canadian Inuit childrenThomas Kovesi
Department of Paediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ont
CMAJ 177:155-60. 2007..We evaluated the prevalence of reduced ventilation in houses in Nunavut, Canada, and whether this was associated with an increased risk of these infections among young Inuit children...
- The health impacts of housing-led regeneration: a prospective controlled studyHilary Thomson
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 61:211-4. 2007To evaluate self-reported changes in housing quality and health associated with housing-led area regeneration.
- Housing services for people with mental disorders in England: patient characteristics, care provision and costsStefan Priebe
Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:805-14. 2009Since de-institutionalisation, housing services have taken a central role in the care of patients with severe mental illness...
- The influence of housing tenure and marital status on smoking in South KoreaSeungji Lim
Department of Public Health, Yonsei University Graduate School, Republic of Korea
Health Policy 94:101-10. 2010..This study aimed to identify the most influential socioeconomic indicator of smoking in South Korea...
- Phthalates, alkylphenols, pesticides, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and other endocrine-disrupting compounds in indoor air and dustRuthann A Rudel
Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
Environ Sci Technol 37:4543-53. 2003..This study provides a basis for prioritizing toxicology and exposure research for individual EDCs and mixtures and provides new tools for exposure assessment in health studies...
- Effects of sustained abstinence among treated substance-abusing homeless persons on housing and employmentJesse B Milby
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CH 201, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
Am J Public Health 100:913-8. 2010We examined whether cocaine-dependent homeless persons had stable housing and were employed 6, 12, and 18 months after they entered a randomized controlled trial comparing 2 treatments.
- Housing and public healthMary Shaw
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
Annu Rev Public Health 25:397-418. 2004This review considers the broad area of housing and public health, one of the traditional and core areas of public health research and intervention...
- Meta-analyses of the associations of respiratory health effects with dampness and mold in homesW J Fisk
Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Indoor Environment Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Indoor Air 17:284-96. 2007..2. Based on the results of the meta-analyses, building dampness and mold are associated with approximately 30-50% increases in a variety of respiratory and asthma-related health outcomes...
- Residential status as a risk factor for drug use and HIV risk among young men who have sex with menMichele D Kipke
Community, Health Outcomes, and Intervention Research Program, The Saban Research Institute, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
AIDS Behav 11:56-69. 2007....
- Geographic variation in the prevalence of common mental disorders in Britain: a multilevel investigationScott Weich
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
Am J Epidemiol 157:730-7. 2003..While these findings suggest that future interventions should target persons and households rather than places, further research is first required to establish whether other (particularly smaller) areas lead to similar results...
- Abatement of cockroach allergens (Bla g 1 and Bla g 2) in low-income, urban housing: month 12 continuation resultsSamuel J Arbes
Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Health, Research Triangle, NC 27709, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:109-14. 2004....
- Mold prevention strategies and possible health effects in the aftermath of hurricanes and major floodsMary Brandt
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, USA
MMWR Recomm Rep 55:1-27. 2006..Such a surveillance program will help CDC and state and local public health officials refine the guidelines for exposure avoidance, personal protection, and clean-up and assist health departments to identify unrecognized hazards...
- Exploring cross-sectional associations between common childhood illness, housing and social conditions in remote Australian Aboriginal communitiesRoss Bailie
Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
BMC Public Health 10:147. 2010..research that provides insight into the complex web of causative and moderating factors that links housing conditions to a variety of poor health outcomes...
- Home versus nonhome neighborhood: quantifying differences in exposure to the built environmentPhilip M Hurvitz
Department of Urban Design and Planning, College of Built Environments, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Am J Prev Med 42:411-7. 2012..Built environment and health research have focused on characteristics of home neighborhoods, whereas overall environmental exposures occur over larger spatial ranges...
- Supportive housing approaches in the Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness (CICH)Marilyn Kresky-Wolff
The CDM Group, Inc, 7500 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 37:213-25. 2010The Federal Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness funded 11 sites to expand permanent housing and offer supportive services to persons experiencing chronic homelessness and suffering from mental and substance use ..
- Health care utilitzation in homeless peopleStephen Hwang; Fiscal Year: 2005..Findings will be relevant to health care providers, insurers, and others who share a responsibility for improving the health of Americans who are homeless. ..
- Drug Abuse, Mental Illness, Homelessness, and HIV: Evaluating Models of CareAngela Aidala; Fiscal Year: 2008..Specific aims of the research are: 1.) To empirically define and describe housing and service integration models of care; 2) To compare the relative advantages of alternative approaches to ..
- Conference--ISEE 16th Annual MeetingDaniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. ..
- ISEE 18th Annual Meeting in Conjunction with ISEADaniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ISEE 19th Annual ConferenceDaniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Geographic Tools for Surveillance and Study of DiseaseDaniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003..We will explore methods for imputing values and adjusting for edge effects using methods including Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations. ..
- Genetic Consequences of Therapies for CancerJohn Boice; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Exposure Intervention in a Rural Pediatric Asthma CohortPeter Thorne; Fiscal Year: 2005..Detailed health and home hygiene questionnaires and home inspections will be conducted at baseline and one year later, as will child spirometry. ..
- Exposure Insights Using GIS in a Case-Control StudyPeggy Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Arsenic PhytosensorsMARK ELLESS; Fiscal Year: 2006..The plant-based sensor will provide continuous real-time indication of arsenic present in soils in residential and industrial settings. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Impact of Environmental Pollutants on Breast Cancer and*Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2005..national data and (b) characterize the relationships among indoor air, house dust, urinary concentrations, and housing/personal activity variables for 67 EDCs detected in the homes in order to identify sources and pathways of ..
- Evaluating Child Safety Product Dissemination and Educa*Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract not provided ..
- The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research CenterAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008..Application Not Provided ..
- Duke Center for Geospatial Medicine (RMI)Marie Lynn Miranda; Fiscal Year: 2006..Using neural tube defects as a prototype health endpoint, we will develop a generalized framework for applying these methods to a wide variety of health endpoints, including autism, asthma, ADHD, and obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Back Disorders in Union CarpentersHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006..The project addresses a number of areas of expressed interest to NIOSH including construction workers, back disorders, surveillance methods and health services research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Healthy Homes & Community for High Point FamiliesJames Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2006..health originating in the built, chemical, biological and social environments of Seattle's High Point public housing community...
- BALTIMORE PEDIATRIC EYE SURVEYJames Tielsch; Fiscal Year: 2007..The analysis will focus on estimating the age and race-specific prevalence of ocular disorders in this group and on assessing the association of selected risk factors with the prevalence of these disorders. ..
- Linking Breast Cancer Advocacy and Environmental JusticeJulia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- A Services Approach to Preventive Mental Health for Adolescent RefugeesStevan Weine; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE: IMPLEMENTING HEALTHY HOMES INTERVENTIONS - 5001.6 David Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2008..will translate the results of a recent evaluation of the scientific evidence supporting specific interventions in housing that have been demonstrated to improve health and safety...
- IOWA AND MISSOURI RADON LUNG CANCER STUDIESR Field; Fiscal Year: 2007..The pooling of data between two large-scale epidemiologic studies from a similar geographic area, Iowa and Missouri, will allow us to increase sample size and statistical power. ..
- Research Grants to Prevent Unintentional InjuriesCorinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable]..
- Housing Stress and Wheeze/Asthma in Urban ChildrenMegan Sandel; Fiscal Year: 2008..by applicant): This award aims to extend the candidate's growing expertise in socioeconomic dimensions in housing as it relates to health disparities focusing in particular on childhood asthma risk...
- Effectiveness of patient lift equipmentHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..
- Is Cerebral Malaria a Risk Factor for Epilepsy?Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2008..Terrie Taylor resides. ..
- Improving Asthma Communication in Minority FamiliesArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Anti-larval measures for malaria control in The GambiaSteven Lindsay; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results from this study will make a major contribution to quantifying the importance of the use of Bs and Bti in the fight against malaria. ..
- COMMUNITY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL REAWAKENINGSteven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- A Novel Nutritional Intervention to Combat OsteoporosisMARK ELLESS; Fiscal Year: 2005..Significantly, the approach offers the exciting possibility of simultaneously enhancing levels of multiple nutrients in single fresh vegetables. ..
- Geography of Amputations Among African AmericansMario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Gis, multilevel modeling and breast cancer screeningMario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2002..Few studies focusing on breast cancer screening have taken this approach, which we, and others feel is warranted. ..
- WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMENHester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004..Education will also be targeted to medical providers in this geographic area on work exposures and conditions, exposure response, prevention, basic epidemiology, and ergonomics. ..
- Risk Factors for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2004..The study builds on the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study of invasive breast cancer and additional grants that currently support the proposed study of DCIS. ..
- Evaluation of California Initiatives to Reduce Violence*Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2004..Such evaluations have been identified as a priority in research agendas including NORA and Workplace Violence: A Report to the Nation. ..
- Brief Child Safety Interventions in Emergency DepartmentAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2004..With the ever growing access to computers in medical care settings, the Safety in Seconds program should be readily adaptable to other pediatric emergency department settings that serve vulnerable populations. ..
- GIS and Breast Cancer Screening in Saint LouisMario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2004..Louis, and the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development...
- AGRICULTURAL DUST AND CHILDHOOD ASTHMA SYMPTOMSSteve Wing; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- A+ Asthma Rural PartnershipArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
- NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMAArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
- Phytofiltration of Arsenic-Contaminated Drinking WaterMARK ELLESS; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Passive PAH and Micro-Camera Personal Monitoring SystemPaul Lioy; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Validation of biomarkers of prenatal pesticides exposureRobin Whyatt; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- ZINC SUPPLEMENTATION IMPACT ON CHILD MORTALITY--NEPALJames Tielsch; Fiscal Year: 2003..The analysis will focus on comparison of rates of mortality and morbidity between treatment groups with additional analyses of subgroups to look for interaction by age, gender or baseline nutritional status. ..
- HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UPArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
- Radiation Therapy in Older Breast Cancer PatientsMario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2002..Results will identify reasons for rural-urban differences in XRT use and may guide development of interventions that address modifiable factors associated with underutilization of XRT among rural women. ..
- Multilevel Model of Breast Cancer Follow-up CareMario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Services Based Research for Refugee FamiliesStevan Weine; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Prenatal Insecticide Exposures Among Urban MinoritiesRobin Whyatt; Fiscal Year: 2005..The research will provide important information about pesticide exposure during pregnancy among this minority cohort. ..
- Newborn Antiseptic Washing and Neonatal Mortality-NepalJames Tielsch; Fiscal Year: 2005..The umbilical cord infection trial will require only one year of recruitment to obtain adequate numbers to detect a 20% in infection rates in the treatment groups. ..
- Community Health Effects of Industrial Hog OperationsSteven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Healthy Homes II: Environmental/Clinical Asthma ControlJames Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Health Literacy and Child Prevention InjuryAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PREDICTORS OF RELAPSE TO SMOKING IN LUNG CANCERMario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Epilepsy-associated stigma in ZambiaGretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2005..This contextual framework will facilitate the development of effective, community-based interventions aimed at improving the lives of people with epilepsy in the region. ..
- Housing Status/Stability and HIV Risk among Drug UsersJulia Dickson Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2005The proposed study, entitled "Housing Status/Stability and HIV Risk among Drug Users," will use qualitative methods to study the links between housing policies, drug users' access to housing, variations in housing status and housing ..
- Psychoeducation for HCV and Alcohol BehaviorsCarol S North; Fiscal Year: 2010..to this population's access to vital services, including transportation and insurance and lack of stable housing, pose further threats to optimal management of HCV...
- A Qualitative Study of Dual-Diagnosed HomelessDeborah Padgett; Fiscal Year: 2007..apos;housing first'...
- The Quality of Life of Nursing Home ResidentsHoward Degenholtz; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi in southern EcuadorMARIO GRIJALVA; Fiscal Year: 2008..cruzi transmission in the Andean region, which is paramount for the establishment of control programs aimed at stopping transmission of the parasite to human populations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Molecular Change and Thyroid Cancer Risk After ChernobylScott Davis; Fiscal Year: 2006..g. recurrence) and individual thyroid radiation dose, patient characteristics, and molecular markers of genetic change. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Exploratory Study of Environmental Effects on Activity/Overweight in Older WomenPHILIP TROPED; Fiscal Year: 2008..Ultimately, this study's findings may help to decrease the risk of several cancers related to lack of physical activity -- both among older adults and younger populations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- COST EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESSJESSE MILBY; Fiscal Year: 2005..The second demonstrated superiority of abstinent contingent housing and work compared to BDT alone, while controlling for alternative explanations of treatment effectiveness...
- ASIAN IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY INSTITUTIONS IN NYC AND HIVJohn Chin; Fiscal Year: 2004..A "grounded theory" approach will be used to analyze the data. ..
- SUSTAINING ABSTINENCE IN DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESSJESSE MILBY; Fiscal Year: 2001..innovative day treatment program for dually diagnosed, cocaine-abusing homeless persons, including work and housing interventions. It enhances aftercare and studies the critical variable of program-provided housing...
- Lanaguge, Community, and Older Immigrant HouseholdsJeffrey Burr; Fiscal Year: 2006..Third, using the double cohort method, age and immigration cohort effects on patterns of household complexity are examined to test life cycle and assimilation hypotheses. ..
- ARBOVIRUS PERSISTENCE IN SEASONAL WETLANDSWilliam Reisen; Fiscal Year: 2002..Virus ecology at wetlands in the Coachella Valley of southeastern California with consistent enzootic activity will be compared with wetlands in the southern San Joaquin Valley where virus activity currently is intermittent. ..
- ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS IN YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESGREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2004..The research project will include agencies serving adolescents (ages 12-18) representing those most commonly used by youth with co-morbid disorders. ..
- Concept Mapping of Readiness for Evidence-Based PracticeGREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2005..Develop a theoretical model of readiness for EBPs that can be tested in subsequent studies; 5. Develop a preliminary measure of organizational readiness for EBP for use in subsequent studies. ..
- HOST COMPETENCE FACTORS AFFECT ARBOVIRUS TRANSMISSIONWilliam Reisen; Fiscal Year: 2003..Studies will assess how alternating sequential infections between vertebrate and vector species that are part of the natural transmission cycle may alter virus genetics and fitness. ..
- Promoting Adoption of EBPs in Addiction TreatmentLinda Frisman; Fiscal Year: 2006..Potential improvements in outcomes following use of MET-CBT will be estimated through use of administrative data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Illicit Drug Use and Associated Social Factors: Effects on Birth OutcomesAshley Schempf; Fiscal Year: 2007..The community and individual factors related to drug use during pregnancy will be evaluated to inform effective prevention strategies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- How Does Race Matter in Housing? Search Strategies, Experiences, and PreferencesMaria Krysan; Fiscal Year: 2007..in concert with other key social, demographic, and economic characteristics do or do not shape individuals' housing-related strategies, experiences, and preferences that, in the aggregate, have the potential to perpetuate or ..
- Peer Education in Pregnancy StudyVictoria Persky; Fiscal Year: 2006..Results of this study will assist in elucidating the etiologic pathway by which asthma develops early in life, as well as assist in the development of effective intervention programs. ..
- Parenting To Prevent Problem BehaviorsJohn Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Asbestos Disease Among Household Contacts of Vermiculite WorkersAlfred Franzblau; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, tests for trend will be conducted to[unreadable] determine significant increasing pleural changes in household contacts by increasing indices of exposure. ..