Harry Herrick

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BACKGROUND Comparisons of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) between persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and adults in the general population are not well described. AIMS To examine associations between COPD and four measures of HRQOL in a population-based sample. PATIENTS #ENTITYSTARTX00026; METHODS These relationships were(More)
  • Harry P H Herrick, M W Ed Donna, R Catherine Miles, R H D Sullivan, Harry Herrick, Donna R Miles
  • 2010
Objectives: Numerous studies have found an association between breastfeeding and the risk of child overweight. Our objective is to examine the relationship between breastfeeding initiation and duration with child overweight among children and adolescents in North Carolina, while controlling for maternal characteristics. These population-based data were used(More)
S S t t t t t u u u u u d d d d d ies ies ies ies ies Objectives: This study examines the association of breastfeeding duration and the incidence of diagnosed childhood asthma in North Carolina. Methods: The North Carolina Child Health Assessment and Monitoring Program (CHAMP) is a follow-up survey on the health and health practices of children (0 to 17(More)
Objectives: Eye health and use of eye care have not previously been measured among North Carolina adults. In 2006, questions from the newly developed vision module were included in North Carolina's BRFSS (Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System) survey. In this study, we present data related to impaired vision, eye-care insurance, and recent eye exams.(More)
Objectives: This study compares the prevalence of high neonatal risk among very-low-birth-weight babies (VLBW) referred to North Carolina's Infant/Toddler Program and those VLBW babies not referred to the program. The study also compares demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of mothers with VLBW babies referred and not referred to the program.(More)
Objective: The purpose of this study is to evaluate trends in daily smoking among adult North Carolinians and identify factors that predict quit-smoking attempts among male and female daily smokers. For many smokers, multiple quit-smoking attempts are a precursor to quitting successfully. Methods: Telephone interview data from the NC Behavioral Risk Factor(More)
INTRODUCTION The Maternal Outreach Worker (MOW) Program is a social support intervention using lay helpers to provide support, health education, and outreach to Medicaid eligible women at risk for poor pregnancy and parenting outcomes. State Health Department and University collaborators designed a two-pronged evaluation comprised of programwide and(More)
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