Using Photovoice to Understand Barriers to and Facilitators of Cardiovascular Health Among African American Adults and Adolescents, North Carolina, 2011–2012
Reports on how African American adults and adolescents perceive cardiovascular health, and associated barriers and enablers through the use of a community-based participatory research method identified as photovoice to facilitate understanding. Photovoice engages communities by providing cameras for participants to help them demonstrate public health issues and interventions needing to be addressed. Six adults and nine adolescents from rural Lenoir County, North Carolina participated in eight 90-minute transcribed discussions on cardiovascular health.
Author(s): Sarah Kowitt, Briana Woods-Jaeger, Jesse Lomas, et al. Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 12 Date: 10/2015 Type: Document view details
The Health of Male Agricultural Workers
Provides an overview of the health characteristics of male agricultural workers including occupational health, chronic disease, mental health, and other health related risk factors.
Date: 02/2015 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Farmworker Health view details
After Great Recession, More Married Fathers Providing Child Care
Reports on the percentage of married fathers providing care for their children while mothers worked outside the home. Examines child care provided by married fathers by race, ethnicity, and residence in urban or rural locations.
Author(s): Kristin Smith Date: 2015 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy view details
HoMBRes - Hombres Manteniendo Bienestar y Relaciones Saludables (Men Maintaining Wellness and Healthy Relationships)
A case study of a sexual risk reduction intervention in rural North Carolina designed to reduce HIV and STD infection among non-English speaking Latino men in rural central North Carolina. Provides information about the program objectives, barriers encountered, resources for delivering the program, partnerships, financing, and the results of the intervention. Describes the lay health officers called navegantes or navigators instrumental in carrying out the program.
Author(s): Jay Kassirer, Sharon Boddy, Heather Bowen Ray Date: 07/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Public Health Agency of Canada - Tools of Change view details