Urban Health

Ecological momentary assessment of environmental and personal factors and snack food intake in African American women.

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Dec 02, 2014

This study examined contributions of environmental and personal factors (specifically, food availability and expense, daily hassles, self-efficacy, positive and negative affect) to within-person and between-person variations in snack food intake in 100 African American women.

Sex work in Tallinn, Estonia: the sociospatial penetration of sex work into society.

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Oct 02, 2006

BACKGROUND: It is important to describe and understand the underlying patterns and dynamics that govern sex work in societies undergoing rapid political and social changes, its heterogeneity across populations, and its evolution through time in order to inform future research, sound policy format

Can you hear me now? Limited use of technology among an urban HIV-infected cohort.

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Dec 21, 2009

Recent studies support technology-based behavioral interventions for individuals with HIV. This study focused on the use of cell phone and internet technologies among a cohort of 515 HIV-infected individuals.

Mobile phones as a health communication tool to improve skilled attendance at delivery in Zanzibar: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.

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Aug 13, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between a mobile phone intervention and skilled delivery attendance in a resource-limited setting.

DESIGN: Pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial with primary healthcare facilities as the unit of randomisation.

A randomized trial of a proactive cellular telephone intervention for smokers living with HIV/AIDS.

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Mar 02, 2006

OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of an innovative smoking cessation intervention targeted to a multiethnic, economically disadvantaged HIV-positive population.

Ghettos and enclaves in the cross-place realm: mapping socially bounded spaces across cities.

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Apr 20, 2011

Since the early Chicago School, urban researchers have used residential proximity to assess contacts within and between racial and ethnic groups. This approach is increasingly limited.