1. Prostate Cancer Screening in Middle-Aged and Older American Men: Combined Effects of Ethnicity and Years of Schooling

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 64-69

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.12

Abstract
  Background: Prostate cancer screening is more commonly utilized by highly educated people. As shown by marginalization-related diminished returns (MDRs), the effects of socioeconomic status (SES) such as education on the health outcomes are considerably smaller for ethnic minorities than for Whites. ...  Read More

2. Educational Attainment Better Increases the Chance of Breast Physical Exam for Non-Hispanic Than Hispanic American Women: National Health Interview Survey

Shervin Assari; Mohsen Bazargan

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 122-127

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.25

Abstract
  Background: The Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs) theory suggests that the health effect of educational attainment is considerably smaller for members of racial and ethnic minority groups than for Whites. Objective: The current study explored the racial and ethnic differences in the association ...  Read More

3. Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B and C Infections in Mokolo District Hospital, Northern Cameroon: The Value of a Screening Campaign

Abdoul Rahamane Njigou; Joël Noutakdie Tochie; Celestin Danwang; Frank-Leonel Tianyi; Ronni Tankeu; Veronica Aletum; Mazou N. Temgoua

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 79-84

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2018.18

Abstract
  Background: Infections due to the hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) viruses constitute a global public health problem. Although screening of these infections remains a pivotal tool for timely detection and management of carriers, this preventive measure has been neglected in Africa. Objective: ...  Read More