Domenica Vito

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There is increasing evidence that early life exposures, such as birth weight, infant feeding practices, birth rank and maternal age at delivery may play a role in breast carcinogenesis. We conducted a case–control study of women aged 35–80 in Western New York (Western New York Exposure and Breast Cancer Study, the WEB Study, 1996–2001). The study included(More)
The present study evaluated the use of a sliding-fee scale at a training clinic for doctoral students in clinical psychology. A chart review of 209 individual therapy clients and a follow-up telephone interview of 87 of these clients were conducted. Results of the chart review revealed a client group of relatively low income, with only a very small number(More)
Birth weight is emerging as a potentially important risk factor for several chronic diseases with adult onset, including breast cancer. Because participant recall is frequently used to gather data on early life exposures, it is essential that the accuracy of recall be assessed and validated. Self-reported birth weights and birth certificate weights were(More)
This article provides estimates of the prevalence of tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use behaviors of ninth-grade students enrolled in public and parochial schools in Erie County, New York. A computer-scannable survey consisting of 50 questions was completed by 7,891 students in the fall of 1992. Survey findings show that tobacco and alcohol are the drugs(More)
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