Quiñones AR, Liang J, Bennett JM, Xu X, Ye W. Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd., Portland, OR 97239, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2011 Nov;66(6):739-49. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbr106. Epub 2011 Oct 3. OBJECTIVES: This research examines intra- and interpersonal… Read More »»
How does the trajectory of multimorbidity vary across Black, White, and Mexican Americans in middle and old age?
Kim G, Worley CB, Allen RS, Vinson L, Crowther MR, Parmelee P, Chiriboga DA. Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA. Giyeon.Kim@ua.edu. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jul;59(7):1246-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03483.x. Epub 2011 Jun 30. OBJECTIVES: To explore the implications of limited English proficiency (LEP) for disparities in health status… Read More »»
Racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of diabetes mellitus in older adults in California
Kim G, Ford KL, Chiriboga DA, Sorkin DH. Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA. Giyeon.Kim@ua.edu. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Dec;60(12):2319-25. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12003. Epub 2012 Nov 29. This study examined racial and ethnic differences in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of care of older adults with a… Read More »»
Egede LE, Dismuke C, Echols C. Am J Public Health. 2012 May;102 Suppl 2:S266-71. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300176. Epub 2011 Nov 28. SOURCE: Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA. email@example.com OBJECTIVES: We examined the association of race/ethnicity with mortality risk in a national… Read More »»
Ethnic differences in potentially preventable hospitalizations among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders: implications for reducing health care disparities
Moy E, Mau MK, Raetzman S, Barrett M, Miyamura JB, Chaves KH, Andrews R. Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, USA. Ethn Dis. 2013 Winter;23(1):6-11. OBJECTIVES: A serious challenge to eliminating US health disparities stems from the inability to reliably measure outcomes, particularly for numerically small populations. Our… Read More »»
Variation in Older Americans Act caregiver service use, unmet hours of care, and independence among Hispanics, African Americans, and Whites
Herrera AP, George R, Angel JL, Markides K, Torres-Gil F. Home Health Care Serv Q. 2013 Jan;32(1):35-56. doi: 10.1080/01621424.2012.755143. Source: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Health Administration and Policy Program, Department of Sociology and Anthropology/Center for Aging Studies, 252 Public Policy Building, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org Home- and community-based services (HCBS)… Read More »»
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Childhood obesity rates remain high, especially among adolescents, minorities, and children with disabilities. The American Academy of Pediatrics and American Medical Association have released recommendations for childhood obesity treatment and prevention which include interventions related to physical and sedentary activity. This review explores recent updates in the area of physical activity and… Read More »»
Multiple health disparities among minority adults with mobility limitations: an application of the ICF framework and codes.
PURPOSE: To examine the interface between mobility limitations and minority status and its effect on multiple health and health-related domains among adults, using the framework of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). METHODS: We combined 8 years of data from the 1997-2004 US National Health Interview Survey to investigate health disparities among… Read More »»
American Indian Life Skills Development Curriculum by Teresa D. LaFromboise Format Curriculum American Indian Life Skills Development Curriculum is a course for high school students and some middle school students that is designed to drastically reduce suicidal thinking and behavior. Created in collaboration with students and community members from the Zuni Pueblo and the… Read More »»
Accommodating Alcohol Abuse and Dependency in the Workplace: Helping American Indians and Alaska Natives with Alcohol-Related Disabilities, May 2006 American Indian Disability Technical Assistance Center (AIDTAC) Format AIDTAC Practice Guideline While the American Indian Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (AIRRTC) identified alcohol abuse or dependency as the specific disability most needing attention among… Read More »»