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The effects of ProjectPower diabetes education program on adult African Americans' diabetes knowledge, empowerment, and readiness to change
The primary purpose of this study was to assess whether a faith-based diabetes education program (ProjectPower) would significantly influence African American's knowledge, readiness to change, and feelings of empowerment ...
Effect of health determinants on immunization rates of two-year-old children in Denton county, Texas
Children in America do not receive the recommended vaccinations before age two when they are most vulnerable to disease. America's immunization rate for children under two lags behind most of the developed world. Moreover, ...
A retrospective study of Graves' disease patients in North Texas: An epidemiological study
Graves' disease is an autoimmune thyroid disorder (AITD) that is eight to ten times more prevalent among Caucasian women in between the second and fifth decade of life. The purpose of this retrospective epidemiological ...
Enumeration and health-related characteristics of hired farm workers in Cherokee County, Texas
Hired farm workers are among the most vulnerable persons living in the United States. Because they are often recent, undocumented immigrants, who do not speak English, it is difficult to obtain accurate counts of their ...
An assessment of attitudes and experiences with intimate partner abuse among Latina women in North Texas
Using the grounded theory method, a substantive theory of Latina intimate partner abuse was developed. Latina women above the age of 18, who by self-report were survivors of intimate partner abuse, were recruited via flyers ...
The effect of health locus of control and perceived stress on physical activity and body mass index of North Texas community college students
Physical inactivity remains one of the primary cofactors that contribute to overweight and obesity, leading to an increased risk of premature morbidity and mortality. Current data suggest that sedentary behavior begins ...