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INTRODUCTION American Indians have a disproportionately higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Few data are available about the perceptions of diabetes among American Indians, and no culturally appropriate tools are available for assessment of perceptions related to health and diabetes. METHODS A diabetes prevention assessment tool was developed to(More)
This study tested the oblique four-factor model of the Gender Role Conflict Scale for a sample of gay men and lesbian women residing in the United States. 400 gay men and 292 lesbian women recruited from university and college gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender LISTSERVs participated. The internal consistency reliability of the Gender Role Conflict(More)
This exploratory study was designed to examine the relationship between gender role dimensions derived from the Bem Sex-Role Inventory (BSRI) and the 4 dimensions of gender role conflict represented on the Gender Role Conflict Scale (GRCS) using a sample (N = 400) composed of exclusively gay men. Results from regression of 3 BSRI scores (femininity, social(More)
Role ambiguity was examined as a moderator of occupational self-efficacy and job satisfaction on the basis of the data obtained from 280 employees of U.S. housing finance agencies in four states. The interaction effect was found to be small but significant. The practical implications of role ambiguity at different levels of occupational self-efficacy were(More)
Dean of the Graduate College iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS There have many individuals who have contributed to my success in this dissertation project and throughout my doctoral study. To begin, I am grateful for the support of Dr. Dale Fuqua, my advisor and chair. Undoubtedly, the quality of this project is greatly due to his mentorship and guidance. I learned a(More)
iv ACKNOWLEDGMENTS First and foremost, I would like to acknowledge Dr. Carrie Winterowd, my chair, and express my gratitude to her for contributions to this research project. In am indebted to Dr. Winterowd for the long hours spent guiding my research and revising my work. Throughout the process, Dr. Winterowd has been a remarkable mentor who offered(More)
To explore the magnitude of overlap between sociotropy and autonomy with sex-role orientation, relations of Beck's Sociotropy-Autonomy Scale with 6 measures of sex-role orientation were examined using a convenience sample of 153 undergraduate students. The sample included 95 women and 58 men whose mean age was 20.4 yr. A principal axis factor analysis(More)