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Submissions from 2017

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Intrapartum Obstetric Care in the U.S. Military: Comparison of Military and Civilian Care Systems within TRICARE, Anju Ranjit, Wei Jiang, Tiannan Zhan, Linda G. Kimsey, Bart Staat, Catherine T. Witkop, Sarah E. Little, Adil H. Haider, and Julian N. Robinson

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Body Weight Misconception and Maintenance Among Female African American College Students, Amy Jo Riggs, Bridget F. Melton, Lauren E. Bigham, and Jian Zhang

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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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Georgia’s Collaborative Approach to Expanding Mosquito Surveillance in Response to Zika Virus: A Case Study, R. Christopher Rustin, Deonte Martin, Varadan Sevilimedu, Sarbesh Pandeya, Haresh Rochani, and Rosmarie Kelly

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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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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

Exploring the Importance of Health Journalism in Risk Communication from a One Health Perspective: A Case Study in Nepal, Jessica S. Schwind

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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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Local Boards of Health Characteristics Influencing Support for Health Department Accreditation, Gulzar H. Shah, Sergey Sotnikov, Carolyn J. Leep, Jiali Ye, and Liza Corso

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Creating a Taxonomy of Local Boards of Health Based on Local Health Departments’ Perspectives, Gulzar H. Shah, Sergey Sotnikov, Carolyn J. Leep, Jiali Ye, and Timothy W. Van-Wave

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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

Barriers to a Quality Diet: Cultural and Socioeconomic Influences among Residents of Rural Southeast Georgia, M. Smith, Daneisha Hawkins, T. Madandola, and Kelly L. Sullivan

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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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Relationship Between Balance Deficits and Gait Variability in Adults with Friedreich’s Ataxia, Jeannie Stephenson, Seok Hun Kim, Clifton Gooch, Kelly Sullivan, Israt Jahan, and Theresa Zesiewicz

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Sleep Duration and Feeling Rested Are Differentially Associated With Having Children Among Men and Women, Kelly L. Sullivan

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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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Social Determinants of Diabetes and Disease Management in Low and Middle Income Countries: Evidence from the Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health, Allan Tate, Logan T. Cowan, Rachel Ogilvie, Duke Appiah, and Benjamin D. Capistrant

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

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

Assessment of the Need for Health Services Among Farmworkers in Georgia, Ashely D. Walker-Colquitt, Bettye A. Apenteng, Charles F. Owens, and Angela Peden

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Overcoming Barriers to Experience Benefits: A Qualitative Analysis of Electronic Health Record and Health Information Exchange Implementation in Local Health Departments, Karmen S. Williams, Gulzar H. Shah, Jonathon P. Leider, Akrati Gupta, and Brian C. Castrucci

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STD Services’ Delivery Arrangements in Georgia’s County Health Departments, Karmen S. Williams, Gulzar H. Shah, Angela Peden, and William C. Livingood

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Attributes of Videos Related to Cupping Therapy on YouTube, Jingjing Yin, Corey H. Basch, Md Mohiuddin Adnan, M. Dottington Fullwood, Anthony Menafro, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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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

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EPI-743 (Alpha-Tocotrienol Quinone) Demonstrates Long-Term Improvement in Neurological Function and Disease Progression in Friedreich’s Ataxia, Theresa A. Zesiewicz, Susan Perlman, Kelly L. Sullivan, Yangxin Huang, Jason L. Salemi, Matthew Klein, Charles Isaacs, Clifton Gooch, Jessica Shaw, and David Lynch

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

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

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#PublicHealthChat: An Analysis of a Twitter Health Communication Event, Yuner Zhu, King-Wa Fu, Lindsay Mullican, Ferdous Ahmed, Hai Liang, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Jingjing Yin, Nitin Saroha, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

Submissions from 2016

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Exposure to Microorganisms and Aeroallergens among Greenhouse Workers Worldwide and Associated Respiratory Diseases, Atin Adhikari

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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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Influence of Serum Lypocene on Lung Cancer Mortality: An 18-Year Follow-Up Study of a National Cohort, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Sewuese Akuse, Oreoluwa Adeyinka, and Jian Zhang

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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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Serum Lycopene Levels and Prostate Cancer Mortality: An 18-Year Follow-Up Study of a National Cohort, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Deborah Kanda, and Jian Zhang

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Influence of Serum Folate Levels on Fatality Among Diabetic Adults in the U.S. Using a 15-Year Follow-Up Cohort Study, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Brittany Bianca Kyte, Sambridhi Shrestha, Emeka Ifebi, and Jian Zhang

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Effects of Serum Levels of Vitamin A and Its Precursors on Colorectal Cancer Mortality: An 18-Year Follow-Up Study of a National Cohort, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Titilope Ogunleke, Chimuanya Okoli, 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

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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

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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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Understanding Forced Sex during Adolescence: An Exploratory Study of Risk and Protective Factors, Moya L. Alfonso, Robert L. Vogel, Akrati Gupta, and Karmen S. Williams

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Assessing Syringe Exchange Program Access Among Persons Who Inject Drugs (PWID) in the District of Columbia, Sean T. Allen, Monica S. Ruiz, and Jeffery A. Jones

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Quantifying Syringe Exchange Program Operational Space in the District of Columbia, Sean T. Allen, Monica S. Ruiz, and Jeffery A. Jones

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Legal Space for Syringe Exchange Programs in Hot Spots of Injection Drug Use-Related Crime, Sean T. Allen, Monica S. Ruiz, Jeffery A. Jones, and Monique M. Turner

Flex Financial and Operational Improvement Grant, Year One Report, Bettye A. Apenteng, Kwabena Boakye, Mark Hanna, Linda G. Kimsey, William A. Mase, Samuel T. Opoku, Charles F. Owens, Angela Peden, and Stuart Tedders

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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

Flex Financial and Operational Improvement Grant, Hospital-Specific Performance Assessment Summaries, Bettye Apenteng, Kwabena Boakye, Mark Hanna, Linda Kimsey, William A. Mase, Samuel T. Opoku, Charles F. Owens, Angela Peden, and Stuart H. Tedders

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Sources of Enterococci and Their Relation with Environmental Factors at an Inland Beach, Asli Aslan

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Microbiological Assessment of Sachet Water in Ghana, West Africa, Asli Aslan, Christina J. Beslin, Asheley L. Poole, Kendall Anderson, Javier Gallard, Kathryn McGowan, Kevin Ofuri-Gyawu, Akmasi Ampofo-Yeboah, and Evans Afriyie-Gyawu

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A State-Level Analysis of Maternal and Child Health Partnerships Among Indiana Local Health Departments, Priscilla A. Barnes, Laura T. Haderxhanaj, and Gulzar H. Shah

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Widely Viewed English Language YouTube Videos Relating to Diabetic Retinopathy: A Cross-Sectional Study, Corey H. Basch, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Alyssa Berdnick, and Charles E. Bacsh

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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

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Results From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Predict the 2013–2014 Influenza Season Challenge, Matthew Biggerstaff, David Alper, Mark Dredze, Spencer Fox, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Kyle S. Hickmann, Brian Lewis, Roni Rosenfeld, Jeffrey Shaman, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, Poala Velardi, Alessandro Vespignani, and Lyn Finelli

Influence of Social Media on the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Southeast Georgia, Elizabeth Blankenship, Mary Goff, Jimmy C. Jenkins, Isaac Chun-Hai 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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How People React to Zika Virus Outbreaks on Twitter? A Computational Content Analysis, King-Wa Fu, Hai Liang, Nitin Saroha, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Patrick Ip, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Zika and Twitter: The Initial Reactions to the Outbreak, King-Wa Fu, Hai Liang, Nitin Saroha, Zion Tsz Ho Tse, Patrick Ip, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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MERS and Twitter: South Korea, 2015, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Vaccine Safety and Social Media in China, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Chi-Ngai Cheung, King-Wa Fu, Patrick Ip, and Zion Tsz Ho Tse

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Ebola and Social Media: A Systematic Review, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Carmen H. Duke, Kathryn C. Finch, Kassandra R. Snook, Peiling Tseng, Ana Cristina Hernandez, Manoj Gambhir, King-Wa Fu, and Zion Tsz Ho Tse

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Ebola Virus Disease and Social Media: A Systematic Review, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, Carmen Hope Duke, Kathryn Cameron Finch, Kassandra Renee Snook, Pei-Ling Tseng, Ana Cristina Hernandez, Manoj Gambhir, King-Wa Fu, and Zion Tsz Ho Tse

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Social Media’s Initial Reaction to Information and Misinformation on Ebola, August 2014: Facts and Rumors, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung, King-Wa Fu, Chung-Hong Chan, Benedict Shing Bun Chan, Chi-Ngai Cheung, Thomas Abraham, and Zion Tsz Ho Tse

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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

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An Increasing Trend in Health-Care Professionals Notifying Children of Unhealthy Weight Status: NHANES 1999–2014, Andrew R. Hansen, Dustin T. Duncan, Jennifer A. Woo Baidal, Ashley Hill, S. C. Turner, and Jian Zhang

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Physical Activity, Screen Time, and School Absenteeism: Self-Reports from NHANES 2005–2008, Andrew R. Hansen, Tony A. Pritchard, Irina Melnic, and Jian Zhang

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Letter to the Editor: Author Response, Andrew R. Hansen, Jian Zhang, Tony A. Pritchard, and Irina Melnic

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Evaluating the Efficiency of Treatment Comparison in Crossover Design by Allocating Subjects Based On Ranked Auxiliary Variable, Yisong Huang, Hani Samawi, Robert Vogel, Jingjing Yin, Worlanyo E. Gato, and Daniel Linder

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Coping with an Advanced Stage Lung Cancer Diagnosis: Patient, Caregiver, and Provider Perspectives on the Role of the Health Care System, K. Monirul Islam, Samuel T. Opoku, Bettye A. Apenteng, Ann Fetrick, June Ryan, M. Copur, Addison Tolentino, Irfan Vaziri, and Apar K. Ganti

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Prevalence and Patterns in the Southeastern United States, Ashley Jackson, Lindsay Mullican, Jordan H. Grizzle, and Kelly Sullivan

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HPV Vaccine Acceptance Among a Sample of Southern Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Comparison of Younger and Older Men, Jeffery A. Jones, Adam Parrish, Tom Collins, and Patrick Chang

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LGBT Health and Vaccinations: Findings From a Community Health Survey of Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky, USA, Jeffery A. Jones, Asheley Poole, Vivian Lasley-Bibbs, and Mark Johnson

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Shared Sanitation Facilities and Two Pathways of Diarrheal Disease Transmission: A Modeling Study, Matthew R. Just, Sheng Li, Kelly K. Baker, Manoj Gambhir, and Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

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Barriers and Facilitators of Substance Abuse Treatment in Ghana (West Africa): a Social-ecological Perspective Using Photovoice, Ahmed Kabore, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Ashley D. Walker, Melissa Hester, and Andrew R. Hansen

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Risk and Protective Factors of Substance Abuse in Ghana: A Social-Ecological Perspective Using Photovoice, Ahmed Kabore, Ashley D. Walker, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Melissa Hester, and Andrew R. Hansen

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Engaging Rural Georgians in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-Mandated Community Health Needs Assessment, Raymona H. Lawrence, Dziyana Nazaruk, Marie Denis-Luque, and Stuart H. Tedders

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Challenges and Innovations in Surveying the Governmental Public Health Workforce, Jonathon P. Leider, Gulzar H. Shah, Nikki Rider, Angela Beck, Brian C. Castrucci, Jenine K. Harris, Katie Sellers, Danielle Varda, Jiali Ye, Paul C. Erwin, and Ross C. Brownson

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On Some Practical Considerations Regarding Community-Based Participatory Research for Addressing Cancer Health Disparities, Brad Lian, Connie Kohler, and Levi Ross