Kamil E. Barbour

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Quantitative computed tomography (QCT) can estimate volumetric bone mineral density (vBMD) and distinguish trabecular from cortical bone. Few comprehensive studies have examined correlates of vBMD in older men. This study evaluated the impact of demographic, anthropometric, lifestyle, and medical factors on vBMD in 1172 men aged 69 to 97 years and enrolled(More)
In response to the recent cholera outbreak, a public health response targeted high-risk communities, including resource-poor communities in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A survey covering knowledge and practices indicated that hygiene messages were received and induced behavior change, specifically related to water treatment practices. Self-reported household(More)
BACKGROUND Inpatient HIV/AIDS charges decreased from 1996-2000. This decrease was mainly attributable to treatment of HIV/AIDS patients with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART). This study aims to evaluate the trend in inpatient charges from 2000-2004. METHODS Rhode Island Hospital Discharge Data (HDD) from 2000 to 2004 was used. International(More)
Adults With Arthritis " by Austin et al (1) addresses an important area and reports promising findings related to physical activity among adults with arthritis. The Arthritis Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is interested in this area of research, and we feel that numerous critical issues need to be addressed. First, it should(More)
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