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Children’s health insurance coverage and adequacy from 2016 to 2018: Racial/ethnic disparities under the ACA

Description: This article presents a study to advance health disparities research by documenting the racial/ethnic disparities in children’s health insurance coverage and health insurance adequacy under the implementation and revisions of the Affordable Care Act between 2016 and 2018 in America.
Date: July 29, 2022
Creator: Moore, Ami R.; Shen, Yuying; Turner, Carlene Buchanan & Perkins, Robert K.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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Daily Living Subjective Cognitive Decline Indicators in Older Adults with Depressive Symptoms: A Scoping Review and Categorization Using Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF)

Description: This article is a scoping review that identifies subjective cognitive decline (SCD) indicators in ADLs and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) in older adults with depressive symptoms using the WHO International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF).
Date: August 10, 2022
Creator: Komalasari, Renata; Mpofu, Elias; Prybutok, Gayle & Ingman, Stanley R.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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A Collaborative Implementation Strategy to Increase Falls Prevention Training Using the Age-Friendly Health Systems Approach

Description: Article is a study examining outcomes of a partnership among an academic institution, government agency, community organizations, and emergency management services to implement a falls prevention training program using an Age-Friendly Health Systems approach.
Date: March 30, 2022
Creator: Rivera-Torres, Solymar; Severance, Jennifer Jurado; Cho, Jinmyoung; Hartos, Jessica; Khan, Amal & Knebl, Janice
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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Harm Minimisation Drug Policy Implementation Qualities: Their Efficacy with Australian Needle and Syringe Program Providers and People Who Inject Drugs

Description: Article examines the implementation quality priorities of Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) providers and PWID (people who inject drugs) in an Australian setting. This research presents novel findings guiding NSP harm reduction programmes for sustainability framed on provider and consumer implementation quality priorities and envisages future studies on boundary conditions of NSP harm reduction implementation in other jurisdictions.
Date: March 14, 2022
Creator: Mpofu, Elias; Resiak, Danielle & Rothwell, Roderick
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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Perception and Challenges of Preventive Measures of COVID-19 Among Nepalese Frontline Health Professionals: An Unexplored Realism

Description: Article examining Nepalese healthcare workers understanding of technology and preventative strategies during the COVID-19 epidemic. The research also looks at the problems experienced by frontline health care personnel (HCP) due to the COVID-19 strategic shift in work policy.
Date: July 25, 2021
Creator: Ingman, Stanley R.; Pathak, Krishna Prasad; Sanyam, Sandip Das; Gaire, Tara; Basnet, Pushpa Babu; Sah, Sanjay Kumar et al.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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How Do Perceptions of Risk Communicator Attributes Affect Emergency Response? An Examination of a Water Contamination Emergency in Boston, USA

Description: This article describes how perceptions of different social stakeholders influenced whether respondents complied with the Protective Action Recommendation—PAR (i.e., drank boiled water), took alternative protective actions (i.e., drank bottled water or/and self-chlorinated water), or ignored the threat (i.e., continued to drink untreated tap water), during a water contamination emergency in Boston, USA.
Date: June 22, 2021
Creator: Wu, Hao-Che; Hyman, Amy; Arlikatti, Sudha; Huang, Shih-Kai; Lindell, Michael K.; Mumpower, Jeryl et al.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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Hajj Pilgrims’ Perceptions of Trust and Internet Use for (Emergency) Information

Description: Article presents an empirical study examining the patterns of internet use during Hajj, with the broader aim of providing suggestions on how organizations can improve risk communication at crowded religious venues using traditional and new media.
Date: 2022
Creator: Andrew, Simon A.; Arlikatti, Sudha; Taibah, Hassan A.; Maghelal, Praveen & Alkhurayyif, Saad A.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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An acoustic analysis of American English liquids by adults and children: Native English speakers and native Japanese speakers of English

Description: This article is a study investigating acoustic characteristics of American English liquids produced by native English (NE) and native Japanese (NJ) speakers reported in Aoyama, Flege, Guion, Akahane-Yamada, and Yamada [(2004). J. Phonetics 32, 233–250]. The secondary aim of the study is to compare the acoustic nature of English liquids between native speakers and Japanese L2 speakers of English. This work was presented at the 170th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America on June 25, 2017 in Boston, MA.
Date: June 7, 2019
Creator: Aoyama, Katsura; Flege, James E.; Akahane-Yamada, Reiko & Yamada, Tsuneo
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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A Study on the GIS Professional (GISP) Certification Program in the U.S.

Description: This article examines the characteristics of the members in the most popular Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Professional (GISP) certification program in the United States as well as the spatial patterns of the certified GISPs. The information presented in this study can help GIS educators and practitioners develop a better understanding of the current state of this certification program in the U.S and shed light on how to further improve the GISP certification program.
Date: July 6, 2020
Creator: Li, Dapeng; Li, Yingru; Nguyen, Quynh C. & Siebeneck, Laura K.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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Mental Illness and Youth-Onset Homelessness: A Retrospective Study among Adults Experiencing Homelessness

Description: This article retrospectively evaluating the association between the timing of homelessness onset (youth versus adult) and mental illness as a reason for homelessness among homeless adults living in homeless shelters and/or receiving services from homeless-serving agencies in Texas and Oklahoma. A better understanding of these relationships could inform needs for early interventions and/or better prepare agencies that serve at-risk youth to address precursors to youth homelessness.
Date: September 28, 2020
Creator: Iwundu, Chisom N.; Chen, Tzu-An; Edereka-Great, Kirsteen; Businelle, Michael S.; Kendzor, Darla E. & Reitzel, Lorraine R.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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Sleep duration is associated with vitamin D deficiency in older women living in Macao, China: A pilot cross-sectional study

Description: Article investigating whether sleep duration was associated with vitamin D status in a population from Macao, China, and whether sleep duration modified the association between MetS and vitamin D deficiency.
Date: March 4, 2020
Creator: Mpofu, Elias; Liu, Xiaoying; Ke, Liang; Ho, Jacky; Abboud, Myriam; Brennan-Speranza, Tara C. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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Private patient rooms and hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A hospital-level analysis of administrative data from the United States

Description: Article presents research using hospital-level data from the US to determine whether private patient rooms (PPRs) are associated with fewer in hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA-MRSA) infections.
Date: July 9, 2020
Creator: O'Neill, Liam; Stockbridge, Erica L.; Miller, Thaddeus L. & Park, Sae-Hwan
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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Higher education and behavior analysis in Europe: creating a unified approach for the training of autism professionals

Description: Article discussing advances, challenges, and future directions for training of behavior analysts for autism services within the context of higher education in the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Norway, and Sweden.
Date: June 16, 2020
Creator: Ala’i-Rosales, Shahla; Roll-Pettersson, Lise, 1955-; Gena, Angeliki; Eldevik, Sigmund; Moderato, Paolo; Sigurdardottir, Zuilma Gabriela et al.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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A retrospective cross-national examination of COVID-19 outbreak in 175 countries: a multiscale geographically weighted regression analysis (January 11-June 28, 2020)

Description: Article is a study that retrospectively examined the health and social determinants of the COVID-19 outbreak in 175 countries from a spatial epidemiological approach.
Date: September 30, 2020
Creator: Iyanda, Ayodeji Emmanuel; Adeleke, Richard; Lu, Yongmei; Osayomi, Tolulope; Adaralegbe, Adeleye; Lasode, Mayowa et al.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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Health information, attitudes and actions at religious venues: Evidence from hajj pilgrims

Description: Article presents research using the Health Belief Model (HBM) to evaluate Hajj pilgrims’ perceptions of health risks, their patterns of receiving health information from various traditional and new media channels and their adoptions or intentions to take health-promoting behavior in light of various challenges.
Date: November 9, 2020
Creator: Andrew, Simon A.; Taibah, Hassan; Arlikatti, Sudha; Maghelal, Praveen & DelGrosso, Bill
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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