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Deployment and the use of mental health services among U.S. Army wives.
BACKGROUND Military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have involved the frequent and extended deployment of military personnel, many of whom are married. The effect of deployment on mental health inExpand
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The Development of a Standardized Neighborhood Deprivation Index
Census data are widely used for assessing neighborhood socioeconomic context. Research using census data has been inconsistent in variable choice and usually limited to single geographic areas. ThisExpand
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Evaluating the evidence for models of life course socioeconomic factors and cardiovascular outcomes: a systematic review
BackgroundA relatively consistent body of research supports an inverse graded relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). More recently, researchers haveExpand
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Early-life and adult socioeconomic status and inflammatory risk markers in adulthood
Background: Associations between childhood and adult socioeconomic status (SES) and adult levels of inflammatory markers (C-reactive protein [CRP], fibrinogen, white blood cell count [WBC], and vonExpand
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Intimate partner violence against adult women and its association with major depressive disorder, depressive symptoms and postpartum depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
To date, few systematic reviews of observational studies have been conducted to comprehensively evaluate the co-morbidity of intimate partner violence (IPV) and specific depression outcomes in women.Expand
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Proximity of supermarkets is positively associated with diet quality index for pregnancy.
OBJECTIVES To investigate the association between distance to the closest supermarket and a composite measure of diet, the diet quality index for pregnancy (DQI-P) was constructed. METHODS DataExpand
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Response time effectiveness: comparison of response time and survival in an urban emergency medical services system.
UNLABELLED Emergency medical services (EMS) administrators seek methods to enhance system performance. One component scrutinized is the response time (RT) interval between call receipt and arrival onExpand
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Neighborhood crime, deprivation, and preterm birth.
PURPOSE Significant racial disparity in preterm birth (PTB; birth at <37 weeks' gestation) exists, poorly explained by Individual-level factors. This research explores whether neighborhood crimeExpand
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HIV Partner Notification Is Effective and Feasible in Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities for HIV Treatment and Prevention
Background:Sexual partners of persons with newly diagnosed HIV infection require HIV counseling, testing and, if necessary, evaluation for therapy. However, many African countries do not have aExpand
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Commentary: considerations for use of racial/ethnic classification in etiologic research.
Numerous authors have critiqued the use of race as an etiologic quantity in medical research. Despite this criticism, the use of variables encoding racial/ethnic categorization has increased inExpand
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