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  • Populations
  • As a clinical epidemiologist, health services and intervention researcher, has created novel programs for the treatment of HIV, HCV, and tuberculosis in vulnerable populations, including injection drug users and prison inmates. (yale.edu)
  • These observations raise important questions of whether gene-PUFA interactions are differentially driving the risk of cardiovascular and other diseases in diverse populations, and contributing to health disparities, especially in African American populations. (nih.gov)
  • The vast majority of studies focus on the black-white contrast, but a rapidly growing literature describes variations in health status among America's increasingly diverse racial populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health disparities are well documented in minority populations such as African Americans, Native Americans, and Latinos. (wikipedia.org)
  • A clear disparity in the level of infant mortality rates between white and non-white populations is made clear by examining the two distributions. (wikipedia.org)
  • This study examined the parental knowledge of physical activity for health promotion in an effort to increase awareness in target populations where this knowledge may be lacking. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using Community Asset-Mapping in Health Disparities Research" conducted by principal investigator Veronica Parker, Ph.D. and her research team of the EXPORT Center at Clemson University involved a process called asset-mapping, which focused on community health strengths within specific areas serving poor, racial/ethnic minority and rural populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The focus of this program is to plan, develop and conduct research via radiation oncology clinical trials in hospitals serving disproportionately high numbers of patients from populations affected by health disparities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aim of these clinics was to provide access points to health and social services to medically under-served and disenfranchised populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Longitudinal
  • This on-going longitudinal study began in the spring of 2013, with the purpose of identifying longitudinal predictors of adherence and glycemic control based on diabetes-specific social information processing and acceptance-based coping models that may decrease health disparities. (memphis.edu)
  • Also, since the survey design is cross-sectional rather than longitudinal, health information can be trended for demographic groups and the country as a whole, but not for individuals or families. (wikipedia.org)
  • Methods
  • METHODS: We examined racial/ethnic disparities by measuring excess cancer burden [rate ratio (RR) and ratio differences (RD)] and trends in their cancer rates for nine cancer sites. (umd.edu)
  • Measures
  • The RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Data Core Series is composed of a wide selection of analytical measures, encompassing a variety of domains, all derived from a number of disparate data sources. (umich.edu)
  • According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, "The health status of a country incorporates a number of different measures to indicate the overall level of health. (wikipedia.org)
  • America's Health Rankings was first published in 1990 and ranked the 50 US states using 16 health measures. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2014 25th anniversary edition of the report used 27 Core Measures and 22 Supplemental Measures to evaluate the health of each state and the nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • America's Health Rankings Senior Report started in 2013 and used 34 Core Measures as well as five Supplemental Measures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Improvements also reflect the evolving role and science of public health as well as include adding and refining health measures as they become available and acceptable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Individual measures need to use common health-measurement criteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is an annual, cross-sectional survey intended to provide nationally representative estimates on a wide range of health status and utilization measures among the nonmilitary, noninstitutionalized population of the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pediatric
  • The Child Health and Illness Lab conducts research spanning the fields of pediatric psychology, child-clinical, clinical health psychology, and quantitative psychology. (memphis.edu)
  • effectiveness
  • Both the NCMHD Research Endowment Program and the Community-Based Participatory Research Program are initiatives to promote awareness and research incentives for those interested in studying specific health disparities and the effectiveness of current outreach programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is a founding faculty of the Clinical Effectiveness Program at the Harvard School of Public Health and is a Study Director in the Veterans Administration Cooperative Studies Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • literacy
  • Knowledge primarily includes health literacy, but may also involve the knowledge that is gained via access to physicians and the medical establishment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health literacy can be defined as "the knowledge and competencies of persons to meet the complex demands of health in society. (wikipedia.org)
  • While previously health literacy was defined as the ability to read materials in a medical context, the definition has evolved to include more than simply the ability to read. (wikipedia.org)
  • program
  • The first author's effort was supported in part by the Duke Global Health Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship program. (springer.com)
  • With our team-based approach to medicine and focus on preventative health with our Wellness Program, we are addressing the health disparities and improving the health of those with the greatest needs in Wake County. (alliancemedicalministry.org)
  • Participants were invited for re-screening and were surveyed about health system follow-up, satisfaction with the program and suggestions for improvement. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Cancer Disparities Research Partnership Program (CDRP) is a Cooperative Planning Grant for Cancer Disparities Research Partnership Program initiated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). (wikipedia.org)
  • Generally, the provisions of PRWORA prevent immigrants from accessing federal benefits like the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) until after they have held lawful permanent residency for five years (except in cases of emergency). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Women's Health Voice, the NWHN's health information program, provides independent research on a variety of women's health topics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Population Study of ChINese Elderly in Chicago (PINE) Study is a collaborative effort between the Chinese Health, Aging, and Policy Program (CHAP) at Rush University, Northwestern University and several community services organizations, including Chinese American Service League, Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA) and Xilin Asian Community Center as the main community partners. (wikipedia.org)
  • Social
  • These differences were reduced or eliminated with adjustment for SES, health, and social relationships. (springer.com)
  • Together, SES and health explained 12-15% of the variation in life satisfaction, whereas social relationships explained an additional 10-12% of the variance. (springer.com)
  • SES, health, and social relationships were consistently associated with life satisfaction, with emotional support having the strongest association with life satisfaction. (springer.com)
  • WHO has defined health as "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The theory states that an ongoing association exists between SES and health status because SES "embodies an array of resources, such as money, knowledge, prestige, power, and beneficial social connections that protect health no matter what mechanisms are relevant at any given time. (wikipedia.org)
  • In order to positively create this, social democratic states believe that everyone requires social, health, and education resources to be efficient in society. (wikipedia.org)
  • collaborative study
  • A 2014 collaborative study released by the American Journal of Health, however, conducted a study in the Navajo Nation using a sample of sixty-three stores. (wikipedia.org)
  • Assessment
  • Analyses utilized data from 15,518 non-married undergraduates (aged 18-24 years) responding to the Fall 2009 American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment II, a national sample of U.S. college students. (unlv.edu)
  • The primary goal of this pilot project is to develop a set of parental health knowledge assessment questions relevant to physical activity in children 5 years or younger and to conduct preliminary reliability and validity studies of these questions. (wikipedia.org)
  • America's Health Rankings started in 1990 and is the longest-running annual assessment of the nation's health on a state-by-state basis. (wikipedia.org)