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Knowledge And Beliefs About Cancer In African American Population, Rabindra P. Gautam Dhs, Deven Shah Phd, Eric Matthews Phd Apr 2017

Knowledge And Beliefs About Cancer In African American Population, Rabindra P. Gautam Dhs, Deven Shah Phd, Eric Matthews Phd

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States, taking the lives of one in four Americans each year (American Cancer Society [ACS], 2015). A total of 1,658,370 new cancer cases and 589,430 deaths from cancer were projected to occur in the United States in 2015 (ACS, 2015). In 2013, approximately 176,630 new cancer cases and 64,880 deaths from cancer were projected to occur in African American communities. The majority of diagnoses were cancers of the prostate, lung, colon, rectum, breast, and colorectal region (ACS, 2013). For most cancers, African Americans ...


Educational Intervention: Effects On Heart Disease Risk Factor Knowledge Among African Americans, Linda M. Smith Jan 2015

Educational Intervention: Effects On Heart Disease Risk Factor Knowledge Among African Americans, Linda M. Smith

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Abstract

Fatal coronary heart disease among African Americans is associated with a

disproportionate burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. Research has indicated that CVD risk factor knowledge and the prevalence of ideal CVH both persist at suboptimal levels. However, few researchers have investigated the relationship between culturally-tailored community-based heart health sessions, short-term knowledge acquisition of CVD risk factors, and the awareness of the American Heart Association's (AHA's) CVH construct. The purpose of this cross-sectional, secondary analysis study was to examine the interplay between these variables in an urban African American sample. Guided by social cognitive theory, the ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 68, No. 38, Wku Student Affairs Feb 1993

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 68, No. 38, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Tungate, Matthew. Some Not Enthused by Bill Clinton Proposals – Politics
  • Anna, Cara. Ralph Willard: Coach Appeals for Fan Support – Basketball
  • Gagliardi, Melissa. Diddle Arena Beomcing Country Heaven – Concerts
  • Broadbent, Stephanie. Safe Sex Can be Kinky & Erotic Speaker Says – Buck Harris, HIV, AIDS
  • Howard Lindsey to be Arraigned Tomorrow
  • Native American Lecture Coming – Hardin Planetarium
  • Hofmann, Martin. Editorial Cartoon Rush Limbaugh
  • Molley, Sean. Men Make Mistakes – Thomas Meredith
  • Wheeler, Shayne. Prayers for President Thomas Meredith
  • Zorn, William. Another Big Blunder – Thomas Meredith
  • Davis, Michael. Respect the ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 65, No. 19, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1989

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 65, No. 19, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Hernes, Thomas. Officials Seek Gift for Recreation Center – Preston Health & Activities Center
  • Lawson, Jamie. Graduate Ron Jerrell Tells 400 His Story of AIDS
  • Summers, Kaye & Allison Tutt. Hilltopper Athletic Foundation Raises Support, $660,000
  • Summers, Kaye & Allison Tutt. Students, School Lend Services to Athletics
  • Eugene Evans to Outline Goals at Open Forum
  • Potter Lot Closed Until Tomorrow
  • University Logo to be Unveiled Today
  • Kinslow, Gina. Central Women Get Tucked In – Minton Hall, Barnes-Campbell Hall
  • Green, Travis. Associated Student Government Wants AIDS Class Created
  • Teacher Dies; Funeral Today – Earl Hockstedler aka Bill
  • Former Teacher Benny Brown Sentenced
  • AIDS Delusion Fought with Recent Awareness
  • Chattin, John. Editorial Cartoon – AIDS Awareness & Henry Cherry
  • Tuner, Karla. Grocery Store Ad Vivid Illustration of Local Sexism
  • Meredith, Thomas. Homecoming Festive
  • Roberts, Rita. Rape is a Real Threat
  • Green, Travis. Students Talk to Two Cooks About Food – Louis Cook, Paul Cook, Dining Services
  • Hoppes, Lynn. Except for Lady Tops, Attendance on Decline
  • Howard, Laura. Happy Haunting Ground ...