Monthly Archives: October 2017


The Relationship of Health Literacy With Use of Digital Technology for Health Information: Implications for Public Health Practice

By |October 6th, 2017|Research Highlights|

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice Manganello, Jennifer*, Gena Gerstner, Kristen Pergolino, Yvonne Graham, Angela Falisi, and David Strogatz. 2017 ABSTRACT Objective: An understanding of the association of health literacy with patterns related to access and usage of digital technologies and preferences for sources of health information is necessary for public health agencies and [...]

Population-Level Alcohol Consumption and National Homicide Rates

By |October 6th, 2017|Research Highlights|

European Journal of Criminology Hockin, Sara, Meghan L. Rogers, and William Alex Pridemore* ABSTRACT We explored the cross-national association between population-level alcohol consumption and homicide victimization rates. The very few prior studies of this association had small homogeneous sample sizes and usually tested only for a linear effect, ignoring other commonly hypothesized explanations. We employed [...]

Veggie Rx: An Outcome Evaluation of a Healthy Food Incentive Programme

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Public Health Nutrition Cavanagh, Michelle, Janine Jurkowski*, Christine Bozlak, Julia Hastings, and Amy Klein ABSTRACT Objective: One challenge to healthy nutrition, especially among low-income individuals, is access to and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. To address this problem, Veggie Rx, a healthy food incentive programme, was established within a community clinic to increase access [...]

Transition Accounting for India in a Multi-Sector Dynamic General Equilibrium Model

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Economic Change and Restructuring Jones, John Bailey*, and Sohini Sahu ABSTRACT Using a quantitative methodology designed specifically for emerging economies, we measure the components of India’s economic growth over the period 1960–2005. Our approach accounts for time-varying parameters, transitional dynamics and non-linear trends. We find that increased productivity in the service sector, facilitated by a [...]

Tiltepec Yellow-Ware Ceramics from Cerro Jazmín, Oaxaca: A Contribution to the Ceramic Chronology of the Mixteca Alta

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Latin American Antiquity Pérez Rodríguez, Verónica*, Antonio Martínez Tuñón, Leah Minc, Laura Stiver Walsh, and Mariana Navarro Rosales ABSTRACT We present new data on a class of ceramics called Tiltepec yellow wares, dated to the Late and Terminal Formative period occupations at Cerro Jazmín, Oaxaca (300 BC– AD 300). Evidence from 27 radiocarbon-dated ceramic assemblages [...]