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Submissions from 2018

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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

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

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

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Impact of the Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder Subtype on Survival: PTLD Subtype and Survival, Jean L. Koff, Jing-Xia Li, Xinyan Zhang, Jeffrey M. Switchenko, Christopher R. Flowers, and Edmund K. Waller

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Understanding the Executive Roles in Health Leadership, Gerald R. Ledlow and James H. Stephens

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Leadership Models in Practice, Gerald R. Ledlow, James H. Stephens, and David E. Schott

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Challenges of Today Requiring Health Leadership, Gerald R. Ledlow, James H. Stephens, David E. Schott, and William A. Mase

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Trends in Smoking and Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy from 1985 to 2014, Racial and Ethnic Disparity Observed from Multiple National Surveys, Hongxia Lian, Andrew R. Hansen, Zachary McGalliard, Laura Gover, Fei Yan, and Jian Zhang

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Increased Fisher's Information for Parameters of Association in Count Regression via Extreme Ranks, Daniel F. Linder, Jingjing Yin, Haresh Rochani, Hani M. Samawi, and Sanjay Sethi

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Identifying Factors Underlying the Decision for Sickle Cell Carrier Screening Among African Americans Within Middle Reproductive Age, Tilicia L. Mayo-Gamble, Susan E. Middlestadt, Hsien-Chang Lin, Jennifer Cunningham-Erves, Priscilla Barnes, and Pamela Braboy Jackson

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Different Reference Points, Different Conclusions: Time for a Common Reference Point for Severe Childhood Obesity Studies, Samuel T. Opoku, Andrew R. Hansen, and Jian Zhang

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On Inference of Multivariate Means Using Efficient Sampling Designs, Haresh Rochani, Daniel F. Linder, Hani M. Samawi, and Viral Panchal

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A Simpler Approach for Mediation Analysis for Dichotomous Mediators in Logistic Regression, Hani Samawi, Jingxian Cai, Daniel F. Linder, Haresh Rochani, and Jingjing Yin

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On Quantiles Estimation Based on Different Stratified Sampling With Optimal Allocation, Hani Samawi, Arpita Chatterjee, Jingjing Yin, and Haresh Rochani

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Reducing Sample Size Needed for Accelerated Failure Time Model Using More Efficient Sampling Methods, Hani M. Samawi, Amal Helu, Haresh Rochani, Jingjing Yin, Lili Yu, and Robert L. Vogel

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Notes on Kernel Based Mode Estimation Using More Efficient Sampling Designs, Hani M. Samawi, Haresh Rochani, Jingjing Yin, Daniel F. Linder, and Robert L. Vogel

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The Health System of the Russian Federation, James H. Stephens, Alexander V. Sergeev, and Elena A. Plantova

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Child Public Health, Joseph Telfair, Rakhi Trivedi, Helen W. Bland, Valamar Reagon, and Jazzmin Williams

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Does Vigilance in Decision-Making Matter for Dementia Family Caregivers?, Sarah B. Wackerbarth and Yelena N. Tarasenko

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Response to Comments by Pablo Martínez-Camblor on “Notes on Overlap Measure as an Alternative to Youden Index: How Are They Related?”, Jingjing Yin, Hani M. Samawi, and Haresh Rochani

Comprehensive Systematic Review Summary: Treatment of Cerebellar Motor Dysfunction and Ataxia, Theresa A. Zesiewicz, George Wilmot, Sheng-Han Kuo, Susan Perlman, Partricia E. Greenstein, Sarah H. Ying, Tetsuo Ashizawa, S. H. Subramony, Jeremy D. Schmahmann, K. P. Figueroa, and Hidehiro Mizusawa

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Actual Body Weight or Perceived Body Weight? Comment on ‘Childhood Obesity and School Absenteeism: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis’, Jian Zhang, Andrew R. Hansen, Dustin T. Duncan, and Stuart H. Tedders

Submissions from 2017

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Application of Mixed-methods Design in Community-engaged Research: Lessons Learned From an Evidence-based Intervention for Latinos With Chronic Illness and Minor Depression, Claudia X. Aguado Loi, Moya L. Alfonso, Isabella Chan, Kelsey Anderson, Dinorah Martinez-Tyson, Junius Gonzales, and Jaime Corvin

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Racial Disparities in Emotional Distress among Cancer Survivors: Insights from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS), Bettye A. Apenteng, Andrew R. Hansen, Samuel T. Opoku, and William A. Mase

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An Exploratory Assessment of Weight Loss Videos on YouTube, Corey H. Basch, Chen Mo, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, and Jingjing Yin

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Lyme Disease and YouTube™: A Cross-Sectional Study of Video Contents, Corey H. Basch, Lindsay A. Mullican, Kwanza D. Boone, Jingjing Yin, Alyssa Berdnik, Marina E. Eremeeva, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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TMJ Online: Investigating Temporomandibular Disorders as “TMJ” on YouTube, Corey H. Basch, Jingjing Yin, Nathan Walker, Aurea J. De Leon, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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On Stratified Ranked Set Sampling for Regression Estimators, Arpita Chatterjee, Hani Samawi, Lili Yu, Daniel F. Linder, Jingxian Cai, and Robert L. Vogel

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Differentiating Instruction in Physical Education: Personalization of Learning, Gavin T. Colquitt, Tony A. Pritchard, Christine Johnson, and Starla McCollum

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A Review of Strategies to Increase Access to Oral Health Services, Breyana Davis and Sara S. Plaspohl

Sleep Habits and Patterns of College Students: A Preliminary Study, C. H. Duke, J. A. Williamson, K. R. Snook, K. C. Finch, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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Perceived Not Actual Overweight Is Associated With Excessive School Absenteeism Among U.S. Adolescents, Dustin T. Duncan, Andrew R. Hansen, Jennifer Woo Baidal, Rodney Lyn, Ashley Hill, and Jian Zhang

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Molecular Markers of Pesticide Resistance and Pathogens in Human Head Lice (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) From Rural Georgia, USA, Marina E. Eremeeva, Danielle Capps, Emmanuel B. Winful, Shamta Warang, Sarah E. Braswell, Nikolay K. Tokarevich, Denise L. Bonilla, and Lance A. Durden

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Zika-Virus-Related Photo Sharing on Pinterest and Instagram, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Elizabeth B. Blankenship, M. Elizabeth Goff, Lindsay A. Mullican, Kwun Cheung Chan, Nitin Saroha, Carmen H. Duke, Marina E. Eremeeva, King-Wa Fu, and Zion Tsz Ho Tse

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#GlobalHealth Twitter Conversations on #Malaria, #HIV, #TB, #NCDS, and #NTDS: A Cross-Sectional Analysis, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Ashley M. Jackson, Jennifer Ahweyevu, Jordan H. Grizzle, Jingjing Yin, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Hai Liang, Juliet N. Sekandi, and King-Wa Fu

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Twitter and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, South Korea, 2015: A Multi-lingual Study, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Jing Zeng, Chung-Hong Chan, Hai Lung, Jingjing Yin, Zhaochong Liu, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, and King-Wa Fu

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On Marginal Distributions Under Progressive Type II Censoring: Similarity/Dissimilarity Properties, Amal Helu and Hani Samawi

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Using Ranked Auxiliary Covariate as a More Efficient Sampling Design for ANCOVA Model: Analysis of a Psychological Intervention to Buttress Resilience, Rajai Jabrah, Hani Samawi, Robert Vogel, Haresh Rochani, and Daniel Linder

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It Is a Painful Somatic Symptom, Not the History of Cancer/Malignancy That Is Associated With Depression: Findings From Multiple National Surveys, Krystina Johnson, Maria D. Politics, Andrew R. Hansen, Lindsey E. McKenzie, Dustin T. Duncan, and Jian Zhang

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Geographic Variation Within the Military Health System, Linda G. Kimsey, Samuel Olaiya, Chad Smith, Andrew Hoburg, Stuart R. Lipsitz, Tracey Koehlmoos, Louis L. Nguyen, and Joel S. Weissman

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The Imperative for a Health Systems Approach to Global Health Engagement, Tracey Koehlmoos, Linda G. Kimsey, David Bishai, and David Lane

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Measuring Compatibility Gaps in Relationships and Business Models That Influence Strategy, Gerald R. Ledlow, James H. Stephens, and David E. Schott

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Impact of State Reporting Laws on Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infection Rates in U.S. Adult Intensive Care Units, Hangsheng Liu, Carolyn T. A. Herzig, Andrew Dick, E. Yoko Furuya, Elaine Larson, Julie Reagan, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, and Patricia W. Stone

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Salud es Vida: A Cervical Cancer Screening Intervention for Rural Latina Immigrant Women, John S. Luque, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Claudia Reyes-Garcia, Moya L. Alfonso, N. Suazo, Laura Rebing, and Daron Ferris

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The Determinants of Physical Activity in Rural Women, Aged 20 to 44 Years, in Georgia, Dziyana Nazaruk, Stuart H. Tedders, Moya L. Alfonso, and Robert L. Vogel

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Provider-Induced Demand in the Treatment of Carotid Artery Stenosis: Variation in Treatment Decisions Between Private Sector Fee-for-Service vs Salary-Based Military Physicians, Louis L. Nguyen, Ann D. Smith, Rebecca E. Scully, Wei Jiang, Peter A. Learn, Stuart R. Lipsitz, Joel S. Weissman, Lorens A. Helmchen, Tracey Koehlmoos, Andrew Hoburg, and Linda Kimsey

Number Needed to Treat in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trials, Macaulay Okwuokenye, Annie Zhang, Amy Pace, and Karl E. Peace

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Predictors and Respiratory Depositions of Airborne Endotoxin in Homes Using Biomass Fuels and LPG Gas for Cooking, Bijaya K. Padhi, Atin Adhikari, Prakasini Satapathy, Alok K. Patra, Dinesh Chandel, and Pinaki Panigrahi

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Markov Chain Monte-Carlo Methods for Missing Data Under Ignorability Assumptions, Haresh Rochani and Daniel F. Linder

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Estimates for Cell Counts and Common Odds Ratio in Three-Way Contingency Tables by Homogeneous Log-Linear Models with Missing Data, Haresh Rochani, Robert L. Vogel, Hani M. Samawi, and Daniel Linder

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Improving the Efficiency of the Monte-Carlo Methods Using Ranked Simulated Approach, Hani M. Samawi

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On Kernel Density Estimation Based on Different Stratified Sampling With Optimal Allocation, Hani M. Samawi, Arpita Chatterjee, Jingjing Yin, and Haresh Rochani

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More Efficient Logistic Analysis Using Moving Extreme Ranked Set Sampling, Hani M. Samawi, Haresh Rochani, Daniel F. Linder, and Arpita Chatterjee

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Notes on the Overlap Measure as an Alternative to the Youden Index: How Are They Related?, Hani M. Samawi, Jingjing Yin, Haresh Rochani, and Viral Panchal

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Urban Versus Rural Differences in Insurance Coverage and Impact on Employment Among Families Caring for a Child With Cerebral Palsy, Braydon Schaible, Gavin Colquitt, Li Li, Manuela Caciula, and Noelle G. Moreau

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Online Surveillance of Media Health Event Reporting in Nepal: Digital Disease Detection From a One Health Perspective, Jessica S. Schwind, Stephanie A. Norman, Dibesh Karmacharya, David J. Wolking, Sameer M. Dixit, Rajesh M. Rajbhandari, Sumiko R. Mekaru, and John S. Brownstein

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Intersecting HIV Prevention Practice and Truth Among Black MSM, Stacy W. Smallwood, Jarvis W. Carter Jr., and Anne O. Odusanya

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Different Dimensions: Internalized Homonegativity Among African American Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Deep South, Stacy W. Smallwood, S. Melinda Spencer, Lucy Annang Ingram, Jim F. Thrasher, and Melva V. Thompson-Robinson

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Examining the Relationships Between Religiosity, Spirituality, Internalized Homonegativity, and Condom Use Among African American Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Deep South, Stacy W. Smallwood, S. Melinda Spencer, Lucy Annang Ingram, Jim F. Thrasher, and Melva V. Thompson-Robinson

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Change in Percentages of Adults With Overweight or Obesity Trying to Lose Weight, 1988-2014, Kassandra R. Snook, Andrew R. Hansen, Carmen H. Duke, Kathryn C. Finch, Amy A. Hackney, and Jian Zhang

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An Analysis of the Massachusetts Healthcare Law, James H. Stephens, Gerald R. Ledlow, Michael V. Sach, and Julie Reagan

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Self-Reported Physical Activity Levels of Older Cancer Survivors: Results from the 2014 National Health Interview Survey, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Chen Chen, and Nancy E. Schoenberg

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Physical Activity Levels and Counseling by Health Care Providers in Cancer Survivors, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Eric A. Miller, Chen Chen, and Nancy E. Schoenberg

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Self-Perceived Income Sufficiency and Self-Reported Income Level among a Health Inequity Population, Yelena N. Tarasenko and Nancy E. Schoenberg

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Using the Personalized System of Instruction to Differentiate Instruction in Fitness, Stephanie Viness, Gavin T. Colquitt, Tony A. Pritchard, and Christine Johnson

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Using Photovoice to Initiate Improvement in a PETE Program, Ashley Walker, Jody Langdon, Gavin Colquitt, and Starla McCollum

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Using the ROC Curve to Measure Association and Evaluate Prediction Accuracy for a Binary Outcome, Jingjing Yin and Robert L. Vogel

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On Stratified Bivariate Ranked Set Sampling with Optimal Allocation for Naïve and Ratio Estimators, Lili Yu, Hani M. Samawi, Daniel Linder, Arpita Chatterjee, Yisong Huang, and Robert L. Vogel

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Identifying Factors Associated With Autism Spectrum Disorder Based on a Comprehensive National Survey, Kotwoallama R. Zerbo, Chen Mo, Jingjing Yin, and Hani M. Samawi

Longitudinal Gait and Balance Decline in Friedreich’s Ataxia: a Pilot Study, Theresa A. Zesiewicz, Jeannie B. Stephenson, Seok Hun Kim, Kelly L. Sullivan, Israt Jahan, Yangxin Huang, Jason L. Salemi, Lynn Wecker, Jessica D. Shaw, and Clifton L. Gooch

Quality Improvement in Neurology: Essential Tremor Quality Measurement Set, Theresa A. Zesiewicz, Kelly L. Sullivan, M. Ponce de Leon, A. Bennett, and A. D. Hohler

Submissions from 2016

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Culturability of Bacillus Spores on Aerosol Collection Filters Exposed to Airborne Combustion Products of Al, Mg, and B·ti., Atin Adhikari, Michael Yermakov, Reshmi Indugula, Tiina Reponen, Adam Driks, and Sergey A. Grinshpun

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Serum Folate Levels and Fatality among Diabetic Adults: A 15-Y Follow-Up of a National Cohort, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Emeka Ifebi, Akwasi Ampofo-Yeboah, Brittany Kyte, Sambridhi Shrestha, and Jian Zhang

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Predictors of Mammogram and Pap Screenings Among US Women, Sewuese Akuse, Koren Tate, Tiffany Addison, Tierra Drayton, Deborah Kanda, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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Development and Psychometric Testing of the Childhood Obesity Perceptions (COP) Survey Among African American Caregivers: A Tool for Obesity Prevention Program Planning, Dayna S. Alexander, Moya L. Alfonso, and Chunhua Cao

Adapting a Physical Activity Intervention for Youth in a Rural Area: A Case Study, Moya L. Alfonso, Gavin T. Colquitt, Ashley D. Walker, and Akrati Gupta

Latinos’ Views of Chronic Disease and Minor Depression, Moya L. Alfonso, Jaime Corvin, Claudia Aguado Loi, Isabella Chan, Linda M. Callejas, Dina Martinez Tyson, Maria Serrano, Phyllis Panzano, and Junius Gonzales

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Trends in the Use of Volunteers in US Hospices: 2000 to 2010, Bettye A. Apenteng, Daniel F. Linder, Samuel T. Opoku, Raymona H. Lawrence, and Linda A. Upchurch

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Georgia’s Rural Hospital Closures: The Common-Good Approach to Ethical Decision-Making, Randi G. Bastain, Marcus Garner, John S. Barron, Emmanuel A. Akowuah, and William A. Mase

Influence of Social Media on the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Southeast Georgia, E. B. Blankenship, M. E. Goff, J. C. Jenkins, C. H. Fung, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Associated With Increased Odds of Depression, Chad E. Burleson, Kendall Anderson, Z. Copeland, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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An Analysis of the Sleep Quality of Undergraduate Students, Brianna N. Carter, Joanne Chopak-Foss, and Fadzai M. Punungwe

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Control of the Public Health IT Physical Infrastructure: Findings From the 2015 Informatics Capacity and Needs Assessment Survey, Kelley Chester, Barbara L. Massoudi, and Gulzar H. Shah

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Translating Research into Practice: Employing Community-Based Mixed Methods Approaches to Address Chronic Disease and Depression Among Latinos, Jaime Corvin, Claudia Aguado Loi, Moya L. Alfonso, Dinorah Martinez-Tyson, Isabella Chan, Pinzon Maria, and Junius Gonzales

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Impact of a Prevention Bundle on Clostridium difficile Infection Rate in a Hospital in Southeastern US, Bionca M. Davis, Jingjing Yin, Doug Blomberg, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Evidence-Based Strategies Identified to Increase Access to Oral Health Services to Promote a Healthier Lifestyle, Breyana Davis and Sara S. Plaspohl

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Assessing Skills and Capacity for Informatics: Activities Most Commonly Performed by or for Local Health Departments, Kate Drezner, Lisa McKeown, and Gulzar H. Shah

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Molecular Epidemiology of Rickettsial Diseases, Marina E. Eremeeva

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Rickettsiologist Pavel F. Zdrodovskii: Larger Than Life, and Not Just for His Famous Book, Marina E. Eremeeva, S. N. Shpynov, and I. V. Tarasevich

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Public Health Implications of Social Media Use During Natural Disasters, Environmental Disasters, and Other Environmental Concerns, Kathryn C. Finch, Kassandra Snook, Carmen Duke, King-Wa Fu, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Atin Adhikari, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Urgent Challenges for Local Public Health Informatics, Joseph P. Gibson, Gulzar H. Shah, Laura C. Streichert, and Linda Verchick

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Racial Differences in Psychosocial Barriers to Initiate Prostate Cancer Treatment Information Seeking, Heather Guerreso, Jarrett Johnson, and Levi Ross

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Do Smoking Bans Improve Neonatal Health?, Scott Hankins and Yelena N. Tarasenko