6 results match your criteria International Journal of Men's Health[Journal]

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The intersection between masculinity and health among rural immigrant Latino men.

Int J Mens Health 2017 ;16(1):84-95

Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy and Clinical and Translational Science Institutes Program in Community Engagement, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

Latino men experience health disparities in STI/HIV, diabetes, hypertension, and cancer. Gender roles likely play a role in risk behaviors and outcomes; however, there has been little focus on masculinity in Latino men. We conducted 20 semi-structured interviews with Latino men living in North Carolina. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5798237PMC
January 2017
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Can Social Integration and Social Support Help to Explain Racial Disparities in Health Care Utilization Among Men with Diabetes?

Int J Mens Health 2017 9;16(1):66-83. Epub 2017 Jul 9.

School of Social Work, University of Michigan.

Objective: Discovering the mechanisms through which racial and ethnic background influence health is critical to better understanding racial disparities in health among men with a diabetes diagnosis. The present study examines whether social support and social integration mediate or buffer the relationship between race and health care utilization among U.S. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3149/jmh.1601.66DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6280016PMC

Prevalence of eating disorders in males: a review of rates reported in academic research and UK mass media.

Int J Mens Health 2015;14(2)

MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3QB, UK.

Media presentations of health issues affect evaluations of personal susceptibility to particular illnesses and hence help-seeking behaviours. We examined data on prevalence of eating disorders (EDs - which are often characterised as 'female') among males in: scientific literature; readily-accessible web-based information; and UK newspaper articles (published 7/12/2002-7/12/2012). This revealed conflicting statistics. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3149/jmh.1402.86DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4538851PMC
January 2015
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Prostate Cancer Knowledge and Decision Making Among African-American Men and Women in the Southeastern United States.

Int J Mens Health 2015 ;14(1):55-70

Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC, 29208 ; Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC, 29208.

This study used multiple methods for assessing African-American (AA) men's and their female relatives, friends, and significant others' knowledge and cancer-related decision-making practices within the context of a prostate cancer (PrCA) education program. Data were collected from 81 participants using qualitative focus groups and 49 participants also completed quantitative pre/post surveys. Findings showed that men often relied on their female "significant other" and doctors for guidance on cancer-related decisions. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4505933PMC
January 2015
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Jails as Public Health Partners: Incarceration and Disparities Among Medically Underserved Men.

Int J Mens Health 2013 ;12(3):213-227

The Miriam Hospital ; Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School.

There were nearly 12 million admissions to U.S. jails in 2011, the majority of them Black or Hispanic. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3149/jmh.1203.213DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4217308PMC
January 2013
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Memory Self-Efficacy and Memory Performance in Older Males.

Int J Mens Health 2003 ;2(2):131-147

The University of Texas at Austin.

The study reported here was a secondary analysis of data on 157 males from a larger study of predictors of memory performance in community-dwelling elders. The males' average age was 76 years, with 13 years of education and a Mini-Mental State Exam score of 26. Measures included depression, memory performance, metamemory, and memory self-efficacy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3149/jmh.0202.131DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2586289PMC
January 2003
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