Kieran J Fogarty

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Latinos, now the largest U.S. ethnic minority, have a high risk for type 2 diabetes. The Latino population is a heterogeneous group of individuals from many countries with a variety of beliefs and cultures. The purpose of this study was to explore similarities and differences in beliefs and attitudes related to health and healthcare practices across our(More)
BACKGROUND From 2000-2002, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded a study that was designed to improve the information available to program planners about the geographic distribution of CDC-funded HIV prevention services provided by community-based organizations (CBOs). Program managers at CDC recognized the potential of a geographic(More)
This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of scores on homophobia among 104 college students at a northeastern urban university. Participants reported their attitudes regarding homosexuals and homosexual behavior on Hudson and Rickett's Index of Homophobia. The 33 men indicated more negative attitudes about homosexuals and homosexual situations than(More)
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) Risk Test, often used for decisions to blood glucose screen or not, lacks studies reporting the reliability or validity for the Spanish version of the tool. The objective of this study is to further validate the utility of the Spanish version of the ADA's Risk Test for Latino Populations. A convenience sample of 316(More)
Teenagers in the United States are one of the populations whose HIV infection rates are increasing most rapidly. This study was designed to measure college students' knowledge of HIV transmission methods using Kittleson and Venglarcik's HIV Transmission Survey. Participants (N= 167) were divided into two groups, 99 students from a rural background and 68(More)
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