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Factors Associated With Repeat Teen Pregnancy Prevention Among Teen Mothers During 1996 And 2002 Using Longitudinal Survey Of Adolescent Health Data
Adolescent childbearing and pregnancy are important social and public health issues. According to Darroch et al. (2001), birth rates for United States (U.S.) teenagers continue to be higher than the rates for teens in ...
The Link Between Adolescent Depression, Young Adult Alcohol And Marijuana Use, And The Role Of Mental Health Services
Adolescent depression is an increasingly significant public health problem. Depressed adolescents are at greater risk for negative young adult outcomes, such as depression continuity and development of substance use ...
Barriers And Facilitators To Hiv Testing Among Residents Of A High Risk African American Community
HIV/AIDS is a leading cause of death among African Americans living in the United States. HIV testing is both an essential mechanism to support the accurate epidemiological tracking of the disease, and a crucial entry point ...
The Association Between Asthma Episode In The Past 12 Months Among Adults And The Use Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine In The Past 12 Months
Among adults with asthma and other chronic diseases CAM use in the United States has increased. As these individuals age, they are likely to have higher rates of comorbidities. The 2002 National Health Interview Survey ...
A Retrospective Assessment Of The Association Between Patient Factors And African Americans' Willingness
For over 100 years, cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been the leading cause of death in the United States. African Americans are a high-risk CVD subpopulation. Heart catheterization is a valuable gateway invasive diagnostic ...
The Association Between Physical Activity, Diet, Television/Video Viewing, Computer Use, And Weight Status Among U.S. Adolescents
Overweight among children and adolescents is a significant public health problem in the United States. Epidemiologic studies must scale up efforts to assess risk factors of overweight, by improving measurement and ...