Marjorie A Pett

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This study examined whether differences in waist circumference (WC) and pedometer placement (anterior vs. midaxillary vs. posterior) affect the agreement between pedometer and observed steps during treadmill and self-paced walking. Participants included 19 pairs of youth (9- 15-years-old) who were matched for sex, race, and height and stratified by WC (high(More)
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To examine beliefs and Pap test utilization among Chinese American women, the largest Asian female population in the United States. RESEARCH APPROACH Cross-sectional descriptive, correlational study. SETTING Metropolitan areas of Portland, OR. PARTICIPANTS 100 foreign-born Chinese women aged 40 years and older. METHODOLOGIC(More)
  • Frances Mooney, Usha Lee-Lin, Marjorie Menon, Lillian Pett, Sharon Nail, Kathi Lee +6 others
  • 2008
Disparities in breast cancer outcomes persist among Asian American women. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Chinese American women. This article describes the psychometric evaluation of an instrument measuring knowledge and beliefs related to breast cancer and screening among Chinese American women aged 40 or older. A sample of 100(More)
This pilot study examined test-retest and internal consistency reliabilities of original and modified formats of the Exercise Self-efficacy Scale in college-age women. 30 completed original and modified versions of the scale. Data from both tests, administered 1 wk. apart, were analyzed using the intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) to assess(More)
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