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Intersecting Identities and the Association Between Bullying and Suicide Attempt Among New York City Youths : Results From the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14022016392167
Author(s)
Michael T. LeVasseur, Elizabeth A. Kelvin, Nicholas A. Grosskopf
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Intersecting Identities and the Association Between Bullying and Suicide Attempt Among New York City Youths : Results From the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey.. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1082-1089 (Journal)
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Objectives : We examined the intersections of sexual minority, gender, and Hispanic ethnic identities and their interaction with experiences of bullying in predicting suicide attempt among New York City youths. Methods : We performed secondary data analysis of the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Beha . . .
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Association Between Perceived Discrimination and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Problem Behaviors Among Preadolescent Youths

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14021514223594
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Laura M. Bogart, Marc N. Elliott, David E. Kanouse, David J. Klein, Susan L. Davies, Paula M. Cuccaro, Stephen W. Banspach, Melissa F. Peskin, Mark A. Schuster
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Objectives : We examined the contribution of perceived racial/ethnic discrimination to disparities in problem behaviors among preadolescent Black, Latino, and White youths. Methods : We used cross-sectional data from Healthy Passages, a 3-community study of 5119 fifth graders and their parents from . . .
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School-Based Obesity Policy, Social Capital, and Gender Differences in Weight Control Behaviors

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14021415395314
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Ling Zhu, Breanca Thomas
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Objectives : We examined the associations among school-based obesity policies, social capital, and adolescents' self-reported weight control behaviors, focusing on how the collective roles of community and adopted policies affect gender groups differently. Methods : We estimated state-level ecologi . . .
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Behavioral and Socioemotional Outcomes Through Age 5 Years of the Legacy for Children Public Health Approach to Improving Developmental Outcomes Among Children Born Into Poverty.

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14021319052413
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Jennifer W. Kaminski, Ruth Perou, Susanna N. Visser, Keith G. Scott, Leila Beckwith, Judy Howard, D. C. Smith, Melissa L. Danielson
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Objectives : We evaluated Legacy for Children, a public health strategy to improve child health and development among low-income families. Methods : Mothers were recruited prenatally or at the birth of a child to participate in Legacy parenting groups for 3 to 5 years. A set of 2 randomized trials . . .
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The Health Benefits of Hispanic Communities for Non-Hispanic Mothers and Infants : Another Hispanic Paradox.

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14021317025729
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Richard J. Shaw, Kate E. Pickett
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The Health Benefits of Hispanic Communities for Non-Hispanic Mothers and Infants : Another Hispanic Paradox. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1052-1057 (Journal)
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Objectives : In the United States, Hispanic mothers have birth outcomes comparable to those of White mothers despite lower socioeconomic status. The contextual effects of Hispanic neighborhoods may partially explain this "Hispanic paradox." We investigated whether this benefit extends to other ethni . . .
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Characteristics of Emergency Department Visits by Older Versus Younger Homeless Adults in the United States.

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14021313390791
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Rebecca T. Brown, Michael A. Steinman
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Objectives : We compared the characteristics of emergency department (ED) visits of older versus younger homeless adults. Methods : We analyzed 2005-2009 data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, a nationally representative survey of visits to hospitals and EDs, and used sampl . . .
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Physical Health Effects of the Housing Boom : Quasi-Experimental Evidence From the Health and Retirement Study.

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14021018292476
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Amar Hamoudi, Jennifer B. Dowd
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Physical Health Effects of the Housing Boom : Quasi-Experimental Evidence From the Health and Retirement Study. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1039-1045 (Journal)
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Objectives : We examined the impact of the dramatic increases in housing prices in the United States in the 1990s and early 2000s on physical health outcomes among a representative sample of middle-aged and older Americans. Methods : Using a quasi-experimental design, we exploited geographic and ti . . .
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Unemployment and Suicide During and After a Deep Recession : A Longitudinal Study of 3.4 Million Swedish Men and Women

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14020617145093
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Anthony M. Garcy, Denny Vagero
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Objectives : We tested 2 hypotheses found in studies of the relationship between suicide and unemployment : causal (stress and adversity) and selective interpretation (previous poor health). Methods : We estimated Cox models for adults (n = 3 424 550) born between 1931 and 1965. We examined mortali . . .
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Missed Opportunities for Hepatitis C Testing in Opioid Treatment Programs.

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14020512240158
Author(s)
Jemima A. Frimpong
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Missed Opportunities for Hepatitis C Testing in Opioid Treatment Programs. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1028-1030 (Journal)
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HCV has surpassed HIV as a cause of death in the United States and is particularly prevalent among injection drug users. I examined the availability of on-site HCV testing in a nationally representative sample of opioid treatment programs. Nearly 68% of these programs had the staff requi . . .
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Antiretroviral Medication Diversion Among HIV-Positive Substance Abusers in South Florida.

HERDIN Record No.
R07-SU-14020511111096
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Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Theodore J. Cicero, Catherine O'Grady, Maria A. Levi-Minzi
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Antiretroviral Medication Diversion Among HIV-Positive Substance Abusers in South Florida. June 2013; Vol. 103 ( 6 ) : p. 1026-1028 (Journal)
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The high cost of life-saving antiretroviral (ARV) therapy for HIV represents an expense that impedes accessibility and affordability by patients. This price structure also appears to motivate the diversion of ARVs and the targeting of HIV-positive patients by pill brokers in the illicit market. . . .
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