A strong social network, informational support from sex partners, and other social factors affect whether homeless women receive substance abuse treatment.
Homeless women who have a high commitment to their partner and experience physical violence are more likely to have unprotected sex. Trust in condom efficacy and perceived low susceptibility to HIV make women less likely to engage in risky sex.
There is little evidence of an association between short- or long-term exposure to particulate matter air pollution and venous thromboembolism; and no evidence that hormone therapy is modifing such a link.
This study used event-based analyses to examine how alcohol and drug use are associated with protected sex among women residing in temporary shelters in Los Angeles County.
This study explored the relatively neglected role of chronic stress in major depression.
Examines sociodemographic variation of physician-patient discussion of breast reconstruction and explores the impact of this discussion on the use of breast reconstruction.
VHA and IHS executed a resource-sharing agreement in 2003 to improve access and health outcomes. OBJECTIVE. The authors sought to describe women's healthcare utilization in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and the Indian Health Service (IHS).
The goal of this exploratory study was to examine the composition of homeless women's personal networks in order to better understand the social context of risk behavior in this vulnerable population.
Stress generation is a process in which individuals contribute to stressful life events.
Early puberty is a risk factor for delinquency, and early puberty combined with low parental nurturance, communication, or parental knowledge of the child's activities presents a risk for aggressive behavior in early adolescent girls.
This exploratory study provides valuable understanding of the continence needs of South Asian Indian women.
The relationship between urinary incontinence and race/ethnicity is poorly understood.
This research sought to understand physical and economic access to food, from both individual and community perspectives.
There is strong evidence that pain is undertreated in black and Hispanic patients.
The authors examined age and gender differences in Medicare expenditures for colorectal cancer decedents in the last year of life (LYOL).
The goal of this study is to enhance understanding of the association between housing status and having multiple sex partners, by investigating how housing status differences can be accounted for by hypothesized explanatory factors.
Finds that relationship commitment among impoverished women predicts more frequent engagement in unprotected sex with their partners, even after controlling for type of relationship.
This study employs vital statistics data from Sweden, England, Wales, France, and Spain to examine male:female mortality differentials from 1750 through 2000 and their interrelationship with epidemiological transitions.
African American women may be vulnerable to prejudice within reproductive health care contexts, including family planning.
Proximity to routine destinations is an important correlate of physical activity.