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Research Studies is a monthly compilation of research articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers and recently published in journals or newsletters.
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Patel M, Phillips-Caesar E, Boutin-Foster C
Attitudes and beliefs regarding cardiovascular risk factors among Bangladeshi immigrants in the US.
The researchers conducted a qualitative study using individual in-depth interviews to explore attitudes towards and difficulties with modifying cardiovascular disease related behaviors among a Bangladeshi cohort. Bangladeshi individuals in this study cited a combination of internal and external factors as barriers to lifestyle modification. The authors recommended interventions to address these barriers that simultaneously address self-efficacy and work-life balance.
Citation: Patel M, Phillips-Caesar E, Boutin-Foster C . Attitudes and beliefs regarding cardiovascular risk factors among Bangladeshi immigrants in the US. J Immigr Minor Health 2014 Oct;16(5):994-1000. doi: 10.1007/s10903-013-9868-7.
Keywords: Cardiovascular Conditions, Lifestyle Changes, Racial / Ethnic Minorities, Risk
Anand V, Downs SM, Bauer NS
Prevalence of infant television viewing and maternal depression symptoms.
This study evaluated how the risk of very early TV viewing by infants relates to the mother’s reported symptoms of depression. It found that TV viewing by infants increased by almost 50 percent with maternal report of depression symptoms.
AHRQ-funded; HS018453; HS017939
Citation: Anand V, Downs SM, Bauer NS . Prevalence of infant television viewing and maternal depression symptoms. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2014 Apr;35(3):216-24. doi: 10.1097/dbp.0000000000000035..
Keywords: Newborns/Infants, Depression, Risk, Lifestyle Changes