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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28712831/maternal-prepregnancy-weight-and-children-s-behavioral-and-emotional-outcomes
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Julianna Deardorff, Louisa H Smith, Lucia Petito, Hyunju Kim, Barbara F Abrams
INTRODUCTION: This study investigated associations between maternal prepregnancy BMI and child behaviors at ages 9-11 years and examine interaction by race and gender. METHODS: The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and the Children and Young Adults surveys are U.S.-based, ongoing longitudinal studies, initiated in 1979 and 1986, respectively. Mothers (n=2,952) reported pregnancy and child (n=5,660) developmental information at multiple time points. Child total, internalizing, and externalizing problems at ages 9-11 years were assessed using the Behavior Problems Index (BPI), collected biennially until 2012...
July 7, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688728/community-policies-and-programs-to-prevent-obesity-and-child-adiposity
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Edward A Frongillo, Stephen B Fawcett, Lorrene D Ritchie, S Sonia Arteaga, Catherine M Loria, Russell R Pate, Lisa V John, Warren J Strauss, Maria Gregoriou, Vicki L Collie-Akers, Jerry A Schultz, Andrew J Landgraf, Jyothi Nagaraja
INTRODUCTION: Evidence regarding impact of community policies and programs (CPPs) to prevent child obesity is limited, and which combinations of strategies and components are most important is not understood. The Healthy Communities Study was an observational study to assess relationships of characteristics and intensity of CPPs with adiposity, diet, and physical activity in children, taking advantage of variation across the U.S. in community actions to prevent child obesity. The study examined the association of CPPs to prevent child obesity with measured BMI and waist circumference, hypothesizing that communities with more-comprehensive CPPs would have children with lower adiposity...
July 5, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688727/prevention-of-type-2-diabetes-in-u-s-hispanic-youth-a-systematic-review-of-lifestyle-interventions
#3
REVIEW
Jessica L McCurley, Margaret A Crawford, Linda C Gallo
CONTEXT: Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in youth has increased rapidly in recent decades along with rises in childhood obesity. Disparities in risk and prevalence of T2DM are evident in Hispanic youth when compared with non-Hispanic whites. Targeted diabetes prevention programs have been recommended to reduce risk prior to adulthood in this population. This systematic review explores the effectiveness of lifestyle-based diabetes prevention interventions for Hispanic youth...
July 5, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688726/associations-between-county-wealth-health-and-social-services-spending-and-health-outcomes
#4
J Mac McCullough, Jonathon P Leider
INTRODUCTION: Each year, the County Health Rankings rate the health outcomes of each county in the U.S. A common refrain is that poor counties perform worse than wealthier ones. This article examines that assumption and specifically analyzes characteristics of counties that have performed better in terms of health outcomes than their wealth alone would suggest. METHODS: Data from the 2013 County Health Rankings were used, as were 2012 financial and demographic information collected by the U...
July 5, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688725/a-systematic-review-of-interventions-on-patients-social-and-economic-needs
#5
REVIEW
Laura M Gottlieb, Holly Wing, Nancy E Adler
CONTEXT: Healthcare systems are experimenting increasingly with interventions to address patients' social and economic needs. This systematic review examines how often and how rigorously interventions bridging social and medical care have been evaluated. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION: The review included literature from PubMed published between January 2000 and February 2017. Additional studies were identified by reference searches and consulting local experts. Included studies were based in the U...
July 5, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28676254/patient-navigation-for-colonoscopy-completion-results-of-an-rct
#6
Amy DeGroff, Paul C Schroy, Kerry Grace Morrissey, Beth Slotman, Elizabeth A Rohan, James Bethel, Jennifer Murillo, Weijia Ren, Shelley Niwa, Steven Leadbetter, Djenaba Joseph
INTRODUCTION: Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. Although screening reduces colorectal cancer incidence and mortality, screening rates among U.S. adults remain less than optimal, especially among disadvantaged populations. This study examined the efficacy of patient navigation to increase colonoscopy screening. STUDY DESIGN: RCT. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS: A total of 843 low-income adults, primarily Hispanic and non-Hispanic blacks, aged 50-75 years referred for colonoscopy at Boston Medical Center were randomized into the intervention (n=429) or control (n=427) groups...
July 1, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28669566/recent-patterns-in-genetic-testing-for-breast-and-ovarian-cancer-risk-in-the-u-s
#7
Xuesong Han, Ahmedin Jemal
INTRODUCTION: Mutations in BRCA genes are strongly associated with increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer, and it is recommended that women at high risk for these mutations be referred for genetic counseling and testing. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision implemented in 2010 eliminated cost sharing for BRCA genetic testing for privately insured women with family history of BRCA-related cancers. METHODS: Using a nationally representative sample from the National Health Interview Survey, this study examined trends in genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer risk from 2005 to 2015 among women by family history and insurance status...
June 29, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28669565/helmet-use-among-personal-bicycle-riders-and-bike-share-users-in-vancouver-bc
#8
Moreno Zanotto, Meghan L Winters
INTRODUCTION: Public bike share users have low prevalence of helmet use, and few public bike share systems make helmets available. In summer 2016, a public bike share system launched in Vancouver, BC. Each bicycle is equipped with a free helmet, in response to BC's all-ages compulsory helmet law. This study assessed the prevalence of helmet use among adult cyclists on personal and public bicycles in Vancouver. METHODS: A survey of adult cyclists (age estimated at ≥16 years) at five screen line sites and at 15 public bike share docking stations was conducted...
June 29, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28666774/birth-order-and-injury-related-infant-mortality-in-the-u-s
#9
Katherine A Ahrens, Lauren M Rossen, Marie E Thoma, Margaret Warner, Alan E Simon
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk of death during the first year of life due to injury, such as unintentional injury and homicide, by birth order in the U.S. METHODS: Using national birth cohort-linked birth-infant death data (births, 2000-2010; deaths, 2000-2011), risks of infant mortality due to injury in second-, third-, fourth-, and fifth or later-born singleton infants were compared with first-born singleton infants. Risk ratios were estimated using log-binomial models adjusted for maternal age, marital status, race/ethnicity, and education...
June 27, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28668251/bicycle-trains-cycling-and-physical-activity-a-pilot-cluster-rct
#10
Jason A Mendoza, Wren Haaland, Maya Jacobs, Mark Abbey-Lambertz, Josh Miller, Deb Salls, Winifred Todd, Rachel Madding, Katherine Ellis, Jacqueline Kerr
INTRODUCTION: Increasing children's cycling to school and physical activity are national health goals. The objective was to conduct an RCT of a bicycle train program to assess impact on students' school travel mode and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). STUDY DESIGN: Pilot cluster RCT with randomization at the school level and N=54 participants. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS: Fourth-fifth graders from four public schools serving low-income families in Seattle, WA in 2014 with analyses in 2015-2016...
June 23, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28648260/broadening-the-perspective-on-gun-violence-an-examination-of-the-firearms-industry-1990-2015
#11
Victoria M Smith, Michael Siegel, Ziming Xuan, Craig S Ross, Sandro Galea, Bindu Kalesan, Eric Fleegler, Kristin A Goss
INTRODUCTION: Firearm violence injures or kills 100,000 Americans each year. This paper applies the Host-Agent-Vector-Environment model to this issue. Research on firearm violence tends to focus on two elements-the host (i.e., victims of firearm violence) and the environment (i.e., gun policies)-but little attention has been paid to the agent (the gun and ammunition) or the vector (firearm manufacturers, dealers, and the industry lobby). METHODS: Using Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives data, trends in firearm manufacturing were investigated from 1990 to 2015...
June 17, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28625713/individual-and-area-level-ses-in-diabetes-risk-prediction-the-multi-ethnic-study-of-atherosclerosis
#12
Paul J Christine, Rebekah Young, Sara D Adar, Alain G Bertoni, Michele Heisler, Mercedes R Carnethon, Rodney A Hayward, Ana V Diez Roux
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to evaluate if adding SES to risk prediction models based upon traditional risk factors improves the prediction of diabetes. METHODS: Risk prediction models without and with individual- and area-level SES predictors were compared using the prospective Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Cox proportional hazards models were utilized to estimate hazard ratios for SES predictors and to generate 10-year predicted risks for 5,021 individuals without diabetes at baseline followed from 2000 to 2012...
June 15, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28641912/a-2-year-holistic-health-and-stress-intervention-results-of-an-rct-in-clergy
#13
Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, Elizabeth L Turner, Gary G Bennett, Jia Yao, Xiang-Fang Li, David E Eagle, Rachel A Meyer, Redford B Williams, Robin Y Swift, H Edgar Moore, Melanie A Kolkin, Carl C Weisner, Katherine M Rugani, Holly J Hough, Virginia P Williams, David C Toole
INTRODUCTION: This study sought to determine the effect of a 2-year, multicomponent health intervention (Spirited Life) targeting metabolic syndrome and stress simultaneously. DESIGN: An RCT using a three-cohort multiple baseline design was conducted in 2010-2014. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS: Participants were United Methodist clergy in North Carolina, U.S., in 2010, invited based on occupational status. Of invited 1,745 clergy, 1,114 consented, provided baseline data, and were randomly assigned to immediate intervention (n=395), 1-year waitlist (n=283), or 2-year waitlist (n=436) cohorts for a 48-month trial duration...
June 13, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28602543/reduction-in-cardiovascular-risk-among-latino-participants-in-a-community-based-intervention-linked-with-clinical-care
#14
Mori J Krantz, Brenda Beaty, Stephanie Coronel-Mockler, Bonnie Leeman-Castillo, Kelly Fletcher, Raymond O Estacio
INTRODUCTION: Community Heart Health Actions for Latinos at Risk is a community health worker-led cardiovascular disease risk reduction program targeting low-income urban Latinos. The impact of community programs linked with clinical care has not been well characterized. METHODS: Community Heart Health Actions for Latinos at Risk provided 12 weeks of lifestyle education. Changes in risk factors were assessed before and after completion. Univariate, bivariate, and multivariate analyses were used to determine factors associated with changes in risk factors...
June 8, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28602542/moderators-of-exercise-effects-on-depressive-symptoms-in-multiple-sclerosis-a-meta-regression
#15
REVIEW
Matthew P Herring, Karl M Fleming, Sara P Hayes, Robert W Motl, Susan B Coote
CONTEXT: This study examined the extent to which patient and trial characteristics moderate the effects of exercise on depressive symptoms among people with multiple sclerosis. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION: Twenty-four effects were derived from 14 articles published before August 2016 located using Google Scholar, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, PubMed, and Web of Science. Trials involved 624 people with multiple sclerosis and included both randomization to exercise training or a non-exercise control condition and measurement of depressive symptoms at baseline and at mid- and/or post-intervention...
June 8, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28619532/major-physical-health-conditions-and-risk-of-suicide
#16
Brian K Ahmedani, Edward L Peterson, Yong Hu, Rebecca C Rossom, Frances Lynch, Christine Y Lu, Beth E Waitzfelder, Ashli A Owen-Smith, Samuel Hubley, Deepak Prabhakar, L Keoki Williams, Nicole Zeld, Elizabeth Mutter, Arne Beck, Dennis Tolsma, Gregory E Simon
INTRODUCTION: Most individuals make healthcare visits before suicide, but many do not have a diagnosed mental health condition. This study seeks to investigate suicide risk among patients with a range of physical health conditions in a U.S. general population sample and whether risk persists after adjustment for mental health and substance use diagnoses. METHODS: This study included 2,674 individuals who died by suicide between 2000 and 2013 along with 267,400 controls matched on year and location in a case-control study conducted in 2016 across eight Mental Health Research Network healthcare systems...
June 7, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28601405/leisure-time-physical-activity-among-u-s-adults-with-arthritis-2008-2015
#17
Louise B Murphy, Jennifer M Hootman, Michael A Boring, Susan A Carlson, Jin Qin, Kamil E Barbour, Teresa J Brady, Charles G Helmick
INTRODUCTION: In 2016, leisure time physical activity among U.S. adults aged ≥18 years with and without arthritis was studied to provide estimates using contemporary guidelines (2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans) and population-based data (U.S. National Health Interview Survey). METHODS: Estimated prevalence of: (1) meeting aerobic, muscle strengthening, and both aerobic and muscle strengthening guidelines, by arthritis status, from 2008 to 2015; and (2) meeting guidelines across selected sociodemographic characteristics and health status and behaviors, among adults with arthritis, in 2015...
June 7, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28601404/meeting-physical-activity-guidelines-the-role-of-personal-networks-among-residents-of-low-income-communities
#18
Stephanie Child, Andrew T Kaczynski, Spencer Moore
INTRODUCTION: Despite known benefits of regular physical activity (PA), residents of low-income communities have disproportionately high rates of physical inactivity. Mounting evidence suggests that social network characteristics may be associated with health behaviors, including PA. The purpose of the current study was to examine associations between egocentric network characteristics and meeting PA guidelines among residents of low-income and predominantly African-American communities...
June 7, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28579331/temporary-removal-intersectionality-an-understudied-framework-for-addressing-weight-stigma
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June 1, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28545743/tdap-vaccination-among-healthcare-personnel-internet-panel-survey-2012-2014
#20
Anup Srivastav, Carla L Black, Peng-Jun Lu, Jun Zhang, Jennifer L Liang, Stacie M Greby
INTRODUCTION: Healthcare personnel (HCP) are at risk for pertussis infection exposure or transmitting the disease to patients in their work settings. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination for HCP to minimize these risks. This study assessed Tdap vaccination coverage among U.S. HCP by sociodemographic and occupation-related characteristics. METHODS: The 2012, 2013, and 2014 Internet Panel Surveys were analyzed in 2015 to assess HCP Tdap vaccination...
May 23, 2017: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
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