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Submissions from 2020

Introduction to Spatiotemporal Variations of Ambient Air Pollutants and Related Public Health Impacts, Atin Adhikari

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Kernel density estimation based on progressive type-II censoring, Amal Helu, Hani Samawi, Haresh Rochani, Jingjing Yin, and Robert Vogel

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: An Adaptive Hybrid Design for Clinical Development in Rare Diseases, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: A Two-Stage Adaptive Design for Clinical Trials in Patients with COVID-19 High Risks, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: A Two-Stage Adaptive Design for Clinical Trials with Chronic Conditions, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Background, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Blinded Data Review for Adaptive Estimands, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Blinded Data Review for Adaptive Estimands (Part I), Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Blinded Data Review for Adaptive Estimands (Part II), Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Blinded Data Review for Adaptive Estimands (Part III), Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Confirmatory Adaptive Platform Trial (CAPT) Design for COVID-19 Treatment, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Confirmatory Adaptive Platform Trial (CAPT) Design for COVID-19 Treatment (Part I), Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Confirmatory Adaptive Platform Trial (CAPT) Design for COVID-19 Treatment (Part II), Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Confirmatory Adaptive Platform Trial (CAPT) Design for COVID-19 Treatment (Part III), Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Impacts on Minimization Randomization and Mitigations, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Impacts on Permuted Block Randomization and Mitigations, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Independent DMC for Blinded Data Monitoring and Analysis, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Integrated Analysis of Efficacy (IAE) with Adaptive Estimands, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Interim Analysis with Adaptive Estimands Based, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Natural History Controls for Survival Analysis, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Natural History Controls for Survival Analysis (Part I), Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Natural History Controls for Survival Analysis (Part II), Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Natural History Controls for Survival Analysis (Part III), Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Steps for Mitigation, Qing Liu and Karl E. Peace

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Feasibility of Long Acting Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Rural Communities, William A. Mase and Ellie Purdy

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Social Media Use in Emergency Response to Natural Disasters: A Systematic Review With a Public Health Perspective, Kamalich Muniz-Rodriguez, Sylvia K. Ofori, Lauren C. Bayliss, Jessica S. Schwind, Kadiatou Diallo, Manyun Liu, Jingjing Yin, Gerardo Chowell, and Isaac Fung

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Accurate COVID-19 Testing in Clinical Trials, Stephan Ogenstad, Qing Liu, and Karl E. Peace

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Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Phase 1 Cancer Trials, Michael T. Tirgan, Qing Liu, and Karl E. Peace

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Regression Multiple Imputation for Missing Data Analysis, Lili Yu, Liang Liu, and Karl E. Peace

Submissions from 2019

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The Ethics of Parental Refusal to Vaccinate: Costs, Community Safety, and Individual Rights, Olatanwa Adewale, Carla Cooper, Pascal Felix, Ashley K. Mitchell, Justin Savage, and William A. Mase

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Pet ownership and the risk of dying from lung cancer, findings from an 18 year follow-up of a US national cohort, Atin Adhikari, Naduparambil Jacob, Andrew Hansen, Yudan Wei, Kassandra Snook, Fengqi Liu, and Jian Zhang

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Association between pet ownership and the risk of dying from colorectal cancer: an 18-year follow-up of a national cohort, Atin Adhikari, Yudan Wei, Naduparambil Jacob, Andrew Hansen, Kassandra Snook, Chad Burleson, and Jian Zhang

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Effingham Health System: Community Health Needs Assessment: 2019-2021, Bettye A. Apenteng, Samuel T. Opoku, Charles F. Owens, Linda Kimsey, and Angela Peden

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The Impact of Interpersonal Support, Supervisory Support, and Employee Engagement on Employee Turnover Intentions: Differences Between Financially Distressed and Highly Financially Distressed Hospitals, Kwabena G. Boakye, Bettye A. Apenteng, Mark Hanna, Linda G. Kimsey, William A. Mase, Samuel T. Opoku, Charles F. Owens, and Angela Peden

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Pet ownership and risk of dying from cancer: observation from a nationally representative cohort, Brian Buck, Kamalich Muniz-Rodriguez, Sarah Jillson, Li-Ting Huang, Atin Adhikari, Naduparambil Jacob, Yudan Wei, and Jian Zhang

Safe Sleep Environment Focus Group Report, Joanne Chopak-Foss, Nandi Marshall, R. Ewesesan, Michela Hizine, and A. Moore

E-Waste Disposal from Major Ports: Policies & Ethical Considerations, L. Davis, Joshua Dufresne, and William A. Mase

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VOC and particle concentrations in new and old model automobiles, Edward Dotherow, Deonte Martin, and Atin Adhikari

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Adopting YouTube to Promote Health: Analysis of State Health Departments, Carmen H. Duke, Jingjing Yin, Xinyan Zhang, Elizabeth Blankenship, Sewuese Akuse, Gulzar H. Shah, Chung-Hong Chan, King-Wa Fu, Zion Tsz-Ho Tse, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Pedagogical Demonstration of Twitter Data Analysis: A Case Study of World AIDS Day, 2014, Isaac Fung, Jingjing Yin, Keisha D. Pressley, Carmen Duke, Chen Mo, Hai Liang, King-Wa Fu, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, and Su-I Hou

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Breastfeeding Practices in Georgia: Rural‐Urban Comparison and Trend Analyses Based on 2004‐2013 PRAMS Data, Whitney N. Hamilton and Yelena N. Tarasenko

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Health Behaviors in Rural Appalachia, Aasha I. Hoogland, Charles Hoogland, Shoshana H. Bardach, Yelena N. Tarasenko, and Nancy Schoenberg

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Chapter 3 - Case study: Does PM2.5 contribute to the incidence of lung and bronchial cancers in the United States?, Jing Kersey and Jingjing Yin

Clinch Memorial Hospital: Strategic Plan: 2019-2021, Linda Kimsey, Bettye A. Apenteng, William Mase, Samuel T. Opoku, Charles Owens, and Angela Peden

Clinch Memorial Hospital Community Needs Assessment Report, Linda G. Kimsey, Bettye Apenteng, Samuel T. Opoku, Charles F. Owens, Angela Peden, Devin Hatchett, Imaobong Ekpo, Michela Hizine, and Oluwadamilola Onifade

Environmental Scan and Outmigration Analysis, Linda G. Kimsey, Samuel T. Opoku, Bettye A. Apenteng, William A. Mase, Charles F. Owens, and Angela Peden

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Hancock County Community Based Participatory SWOT Analysis: Community-Clinical Linkages, Linda G. Kimsey, Angela Peden, John Peden, Thomas Sweeney, Deborah Harvey, Michela Hizine, Oluwadamilola Onifade, Devin Hatchett, and Samantha Finn

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Decision Making, Analytics, and Communications in Health Organizations, Gerald R. Ledlow and James H. Stephens

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How did Ebola information spread on twitter: broadcasting or viral spreading?, Hai Liang, Isaac Fung, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Jingjing Yin, Chung-Hong Chan, Laura E. Pechta, Belinda J. Smith, Rossmary D. Marquez-Lameda, Martin I. Meltzer, Keri M. Lubell, and King-Wa Fu

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Ethical Approaches to Mandating Influenza Vaccinations for Local Health Department Workforce in Georgia, Melicent R. Miller, Maureen K. Akubu-Odero, LaShauna L. Hunt, Stephanie L. Irvin, Catherine T. Palmer, and William A. Mase

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Factors Associated with Continuous Improvement by Local Boards of Health, Tran Ha Nguyen, Gulzar H. Shah, Rachel D. Schwartz, and Jeffery A. Jones

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Adaptive Design and the Estimand Framework, Macaulay Okwuokenye and Karl E. Peace

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Closest Similar Subset Imputation for Missing Data Analysis, Macaulay Okwuokenye and Karl E. Peace

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Hancock County Community Based Participatory SWOT Analysis: Nutrition Strategy, Angela Peden, Linda Kimsey, John Peden, Thomas Sweeney, Deborah Harvey, Michela Hizine, and Imaobong Ekpo

North Central Health District Supervisor Evaluation Results, Angela Peden, Charles F. Owens, Michela Hizine, and A. Moore

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Diversifying Data: A Precision Medicine Approach to Improving Health Outcomes. Health Informatics Innovations and Applications Series, Kimberly Rodgers and Gulzar H. Shah

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On Kernel-Based Mode Estimation Using Different Stratified Sampling Designs, Hani Samawi, Haresh Rochani, Jingjing Yin, and Robert L. Vogel

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Evaluating Web-Based Platforms and Traditional Methods for Recruiting Tattoo Artists: Descriptive Survey Research Study, Jessica Sapp, Robert L. Vogel, Joseph Telfair, and Julie K. Reagan

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Twitter Conversations and English News Media Reports on Poliomyelitis in Five Different Countries, January 2014 to April 2015, Braydon J. Schaible, Kassandra R. Snook, Jingjing Yin, Ashley M. Jackson, Jennifer O. Ahweyevu, Muhling Chong, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Hai Liang, King-Wa Fu, and Isaac Chun-Hai

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The State of the US Governmental Public Health Workforce, 2014–2017, Katie Sellers, Jonathon P. Leider, Elizabeth Gould, Brian C. Castrucci, Angela J. Beck, Kyle Bogaert, Fátima Coronado, Gulzar H. Shah, Valerie A. Yeager, Leslie M. Beitsch, and Paul C. Erwin

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Role of Data in Promoting Diversity & Inclusion in Public Health Institutions of Higher Education, Gulzar H. Shah

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Local Health Departments' Engagement in Addressing Health Disparities: The Effect of Health Informatics, Gulzar H. Shah, William A. Mase, and Kristie Waterfield

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Publishing on Topics in Public Health Informatics for a Quarter Century, Gulzar H. Shah and Valerie N. Rogers

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Promoting Social Determinants of Health Services: Informatics is the Answer, Gulzar H. Shah and Kristie Cason Waterfield

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Data travels at the speed of trust: Population health informatics for population health. Health Informatics Innovations and Applications Series, Gulzar H. Shah, Kristie Cason Waterfield, and Anjum Khurshid

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Employee Perceptions about Public Health Agencies’ Desired Involvement in Impacting Health Equity and Other Social Determinants of Health, Gulzar H. Shah, Jingjing Yin, Jessica L. Owens-Young, and Kristie Cason Waterfield

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Issue of Compliance with Use of Personal Protective Equipment among Wastewater Workers across the Southeast Region of the United States, Tamara L. Wright, Atin Adhikari, Jingjing Yin, Robert L. Vogel, Stacy W. Smallwood, and Gulzar H. Shah

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Social Media Usage and Influenza Beliefs, Risk Perceptions and Behavioral Intentions Among Students at a University in Southeastern US, Jingjing Yin, Pei-Ling Tseng, Kotwoallama Reine Zerbo, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Levi Ross, and Isaac Fung

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Chapter 2 - Statistical analysis for air pollution data, Jingjing Yin, Hao Zhang, and Lixin Li

Submissions from 2018

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Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Jobsites for Protection against Airborne Ultrafine Particles, Atin Adhikari, Anirudda Mitra, Abbas Rashidi, Imaobong Ekpo, Jacob Schwartz, and Jefferson Doehling

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World Pneumonia Day 2011–2016: Twitter Contents and Retweets, Md Mohiuddin Adnan, Jingjing Yin, Ashley M. Jackson, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Hai Liang, King-Wa Fu, Nitin Saroha, Benjamin M. Althouse, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Exploring Childhood Obesity Perceptions Among Caregivers of African American Children, Dayna Alexander, Moya L. Alfonso, and Dziyana Nazaruk

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Assessing Child Body Mass Index Perceptions Among African American Caregivers in a Rural Community, Dayna S. Alexander, Moya L. Alfonso, Chunhua Cao, and Andrew R. Hansen

Bacon County Hospital and Health System: 2019-2022 Strategic Plan, Bettye A. Apenteng, Linda Kimsey, Samuel T. Opoku, and Charles Owens

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The Effect of Power Outages on In-Facility Mortality in Healthcare Facilities: Evidence From Ghana, Bettye A. Apenteng, Samuel T. Opoku, Daniel Ansong, Emmanuel A. Akowuah, and Evans Afriyie-Gyawu

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Understanding Epidemiologists Who Serve as Preceptors, Jessica Arrazola, Gulzar H. Shah, Jeffery A. Jones, Jingjing Yin, and Elizabeth Harper

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What We Know About Students in Recovery: Meta-Synthesis of Collegiate Recovery, Robert D. Ashford, Austin M. Brown, Emily Eisenhart, Anne Thompson-Heller, and Brenda Curtis

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The Impact of Tides on Microbial Water Quality at an Inland River Beach, Asli Aslan, Kendell W. Anderson, and Asheley Chapman

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Eastern Equine Encephalitis and YouTube Videos: A Content Analysis, Corey H. Basch, Elizabeth B. Blankenship, Isaac Fung, Christina C. Yarborough, R. Christopher Rustin, and Jingjing Yin

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Fluoride-Related Youtube Videos: A Cross-Sectional Study, Corey H. Basch, Elizabeth Blankenship, Mary Goff, Jingjing Yin, Charles E. Basch, Aurea J. DeLeon, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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YouTube as a Source of Information on Skin Bleaching: A Content Analysis, Corey H. Basch, A. A. Brown, M. D. Fullwood, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, and Jingjing Yin

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Public Online Information About Tinnitus: A Cross-Sectional Study of Youtube Videos, Corey H. Basch, Jingjing Yin, Betty Kollia, Adeyemi Adedokun, Stephanie Trusty, Felicia Yeboah, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Sentiment, Contents and Retweets: A Study of Two Vaccine-Related Twitter Data Sets, Elizabeth B. Blankenship, Mary Elizabeth Goff, Jingjing Yin, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, King-Wa Fu, Hai Liang, Nitin Saroha, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Health Care Disparities Among Octogenarians and Nonagenarians With Stage III Lung Cancer, Richard J. Cassidy, Xinyan Zhang, Jeffrey M. Switchenko, Pretesh R. Patel, Joseph W. Shelton, Sibo Tian, Ronica H. Nanda, Conor E. Steuer, Rathi N. Pillai, Taofeek K. Owonikoko, Suresh S. Ramalingam, Felix G. Fernandez, Seth D. Force, Theresa W. Gillespie, Walter J. Curran, and Kristin A. Higgins

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Analysis of Food Service Operation Risk Classification and Associated Food Safety Violation Frequency, Patrick Chang, Haresh Rochani, William A. Mase, Jeffery A. Jones, and Asli Aslan

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Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Mortality among Hispanic Women - Sub-Ethnic Disparities and Survival Trend across Time: An Analysis of SEER 1992-2013, Chen Chen, Talar Markossian, Abigail Silva, and Yelena Tarasenko

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Self-efficacy and Leisure-time Physical Activity Levels Among Rural Residents, Gabriele Ciciurkaite, Yelena Tarasenko, and Nancy Schoenberg

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Black Mother's Intention to Vaccinate Daughters Against HPV: A Mixed Methods Approach to Identify Opportunities for Targeted Communication, Jennifer Cunningham-Erves, Laura Forbes, Nataliya Ivankova, Tilicia Mayo-Gamble, Kendria Kelly-Taylor, and Jason Deakings

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A Physician’s Recommendation for HPV Vaccination: What Makes African American Mothers Compliant?, Jennifer Cunningham-Erves, Kendria Kelly-Taylor, Tilicia Mayo-Gamble, Jason Deakings, and Luara L. Talbott

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Fish Consumption Is Associated With a Decreased Risk of Death Among Adults With Diabetes: 18-Year Follow-Up of a National Cohort, Abraham Deng, Anunay Bhattacharya, Congjian Liu, Jingjing Yin, Levi Ross, and Jian Zhang

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The Sickle Cell Disease Implementation Consortium: Translating Evidence‐based Guidelines Into Practice for Sickle Cell Disease, Lisa D. DiMartino, Ana A. Baumann, Lewis Hsu, Julie Kanter, Victor R. Gordeuk, Jeffrey Glassberg, Marsha J. Treadwell, Cathy L. Melvin, Joseph Telfair, Lisa M. Klesges, Allison King, Ted Wun, Nirmish Shah, Robert Gibson, and Jane S. Hankins

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Toward a National Conversation on Health: Disruptive Intervention and the Transformation from Health Care to Health, Kevin A. Dorrance, Dennis A. Robbins, Linda Kimsey, Jeffrey S. LaRochelle, and Steven J. Durning

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Other Rickettsial Species, Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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Contents, Followers and Retweets of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of Advanced Molecular Detection (@CDC_AMD) Twitter Profile: Cross-Sectional Study, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Ashley M. Jackson, Lindsey A. Mullican, Elizabeth B. Blankenship, and Mary Elizabeth Goff

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Choosing the Function of Baseline Run-In Data for Use as a Covariate in the Analysis of Treatment Data from Phase III Clinical Trials in Hypertension, Yi Hao and Karl E. Peace

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Enhancing Psychosocial Constructs Associated with Technology-Based Physical Activity: A Randomized Control Trial Among African-American Women, Brandonn S. Harris, Bridget Melton, Helen W. Bland, Ashleigh Carpentier, Jilian Gonzales, and Kelley Catenacci

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On Estimation of Overlapping Measures for Exponential Populations Under Progressive First Failure Censoring, Amal Helu and Hani M. Samawi

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Methods Improving the Estimate of Diagnostic Odds Ratio, Yisong Huang, Jingjing Yin, and Hani M. Samawi

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#CDCGrandRounds and #VitalSigns: A Twitter Analysis, Ashley M. Jackson, Lindsay Mullican, Jingjing Yin, Zion Tsz-Ho Tse, Hai Liang, King-Wa Fu, Jennifer Ahweyevu, Jimmy J. Jenkins III, Nitin Saroha, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

Jekyll Island Beach Water Quality Study, Jeffery A. Jones