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#1Joanna M. StreckH-Index: 11
Last. Elyse R. ParkH-Index: 66
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#1Sachiko M. OshimaH-Index: 1
#2Sarah D. TaitH-Index: 1
Last. Lars J. GrimmH-Index: 19
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Abstract Objective Guidelines informing screening mammography for older women are lacking. This study sought to characterize PCP perspectives on screening mammography for patients aged 75 and older. Methods This was an exploratory, qualitative study based on semi-structured, one-on-one interviews with PCPs from six clinics affiliated with a tertiary medical center. Two independent coders analyzed interview transcripts and identified themes, subthemes, and representative quotes using inductive an...
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#1Scott C. RoeschH-Index: 64
#2Christina M. PatchH-Index: 1
Last. James F. SallisH-Index: 188
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Abstract Valid and reliable measures are needed to better understand the relationship between physical activity and crime. This paper provides a comprehensive psychometric evaluation of measures developed in the Safe and Fit Environments (SAFE) Study to assess a crime-PA conceptual framework. In addition to assessing the basic psychometric properties of each measure (e.g., variable distributions [item/scale level], internal consistency reliability), this study formally examined the measurement v...
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#1Clare A. Aitken (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 3
#2Sylvia Kaljouw (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 1
Last. Inge M.C.M. de Kok (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 17
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Abstract Declining attendance in the Dutch cervical cancer screening programme was recently observed, coinciding with preparations for implementing primary hrHPV-based screening, which was implemented in January 2017. We aimed to investigate which factors were related to decreased attendance. We conducted a population-based cohort study including all women aged 30 to 60 years who were eligible for screening between 2014 and 2018. Attendance was defined as participation in the screening programme...
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#1Jennifer Sanchez-Flack (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 3
#2Lisa Tussing-Humphreys (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 13
Last. Marian L. FitzgibbonH-Index: 25
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Abstract In the United States, more than 5.4 million people age 65 and older are affected by cognitive impairment and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. African Americans are more likely than non-Hispanic whites to suffer from these disorders. Obesity is linked to accelerated age-related cognitive decline, and weight loss through caloric restriction is a potential strategy to prevent this cognitive impairment. Adherence to a healthful dietary pattern, such as the Mediterranean Diet (MedDie...
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#1Alexander Singer (UM: University of Manitoba)H-Index: 14
#2Leanne Kosowan (UM: University of Manitoba)H-Index: 3
Last. Joanna Lynch (UM: University of Manitoba)
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Abstract Documentation of alcohol use in electronic medical record (EMR) informs interventions to reduce alcohol-related morbidity and mortality. This retrospective cohort study explored EMR data from 960 primary care providers participating in the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network to describe documentation of alcohol use (e.g. none, current or past use) in the EMR. Included providers represented 700620 adult patients from across Canada with an encounter between 2015 and 2018. ...
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#1Eden Barrett (ANU: Australian National University)
#2Ellie Paige (ANU: Australian National University)H-Index: 15
Last. Emily Banks (ANU: Australian National University)H-Index: 2
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Abstract Most cardiovascular disease (CVD) events can be prevented with appropriate risk management. Existing evidence suggests women are less likely than men to receive guideline-recommended medications, however data on sex-differences in preventive medication use following a CVD event are lacking. Relative risks (RRs) comparing use of blood pressure- and lipid-lowering medications in men and women at 3-, 6-, 9- and 12-months following hospitalisation for myocardial infarction (MI) or stroke fr...
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#1Katherine B. Owen (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 10
#2Bill Bellew (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 10
Last. Lindsey Reece (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 7
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Abstract There has been limited population-level success in tackling overweight and obesity. The Active Kids program is a universal intervention that aims to increase participation in structured physical activity and sport among children and adolescents in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. This study examined the prevalence of overweight and obesity across subgroups and by social disadvantage in this large broadly representative sample. A cross-sectional study was conducted including all childre...
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#1Kate E. Beatty (ETSU: East Tennessee State University)H-Index: 12
#2Michael G. Smith (ETSU: East Tennessee State University)H-Index: 4
Last. Glory Okwori (ETSU: East Tennessee State University)H-Index: 1
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Abstract This study operationalized the five dimensions of health care access in the context of contraceptive service provision and used this framework to examine access to contraceptive care at health department (HD) (Title X funded) and federally qualified health center (FQHC) (primarily non-Title X funded) clinics in South Carolina and Alabama. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in ( Office of Population Affairs. Title X Family Planning Directory of Grantees |, 2017 )/18 that assessed cli...
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#1Dustin Fry (Drexel University)H-Index: 5
#2J. Aaron Hipp (NCSU: North Carolina State University)H-Index: 21
Last. Myron F. Floyd (NCSU: North Carolina State University)H-Index: 44
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Abstract Neighborhood parks and mixed-use land development are both understood to be important independent contributors to physical activity levels. It has been hypothesized that mixed-use land development could increase park use as a result of mixed-use neighborhoods being consistently activated throughout the day, but the results of previous research on this question have been inconsistent and the mediational role of neighborhood activation has not been tested. This study leverages data from G...
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