Public Health Yearbook 2017

Joav Merrick, M.D. (Editor)
Division of Adolescent Medicine, KY Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centers, Mt Scopus Campus, Jerusalem, Israel
School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Series: Public Health: Practices, Methods and Policies
BISAC: MED069000

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

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Public Health Yearbook 2017 present research on: adolescent alcohol use in the Caribbean region; discussion about how to break the cycle of child and adolescent environmental health disparities affecting development; serious debate about parental refusal of childhood vaccinations; food security; social and health issues surrounding Chinese adolescents; and a world tour of suicide ideation in school-age teenagers. We hope this Yearbook and the research will be of interest to our readers.

Introduction

Chapter 1. Adolescent Alcohol Misuse
(Donald E, Greydanus, Mohammed Morad and Joav Merrick)

Section One: Alcohol and the Caribbean

Chapter 2. The Impact of Exposure to Alcohol Advertisements on Adolescents: A Literature Review
(Marye Margaret Boggs and Praveen Durgampudi)

Chapter 3. Alcohol-Related Road Traffic Accidents in the English-Speaking Caribbean: A Call to Action
(Tara Francis, Brian Fremaux, Nequella George, Lydia Atkins and Ezinwanneamaka M. Ejiofor)

Chapter 4. The Relationship between Alcohol Use and Social and Cultural Determinants in Grenadian Adolescents
(Alisha Francis, Cecilia Hegamin-Younger and Christine Richards)

Chapter 5. Alcohol Misuse in Adulthood Following Experiences of Psychological Maltreatment during Childhood
(Samantha Longman-Mills and Carole Mitchell)

Chapter 6. Gender and Suicidal Behaviour among Adolescents Who Use Alcohol
(Toni Heron, Roger Gibson, Patrice Whitehorne-Smith and Wendel Abel)

Chapter 7. The Jamaican Secondary School Survey: Parental Influences Associated with Adolescent Alcohol Use
(Eulalee M. A. Thompson, Wendel D. Abel, Patrice Whitehorn-Smith, Uki Atkinson, Roger Gibson and Pernell Clark)

Chapter 8. Smashing Babash: An Evaluation of Unregulated Rum in Grenada
(Cecilia Hegamin-Younger, Alexander Plochocki, Nakul Chopra, Praveen Durgampudi, Faisal Husain and Adbul Seckam)

Chapter 9. Influential Factors Affecting Underage Drinking among Caribbean Youths
(Nikita Cudjoe, Emmanual Keku, Cecilia Hegamin-Younger and Shelly Rodrigo)

Chapter 10. How Many Drinks Has Your Adolescent Been Offered Today?
(Cecilia Hegamin-Younger, Rohan Jeremiah, Marye Boggs, Michelle Corpuz, Danielle Torres, Anne Mbari, Antonia Stanislaus, Birtukan Ejigu and Tessa S. T. Cyr)

Chapter 11. Alcohol and Aviation: An Assessment of Aeronautical Decision Making among Caribbean Pilots
(Satesh Bidaisee and Darren Dookeeram)

Chapter 12. Assessment of Health-Compromising Behavior Prevalence and Clustering among Grenadian Adolescents: Findings from the 2008 Global School-Based Student Health Survey
(Kim Oelhafen, Brian Shayota and Cecilia Hegamin-Younger)

Chapter 13. Drug Consumption in Suriname: Influence of Knowledge of Consequences and Academic Performance
(Josephine Gathura and Sherif Abdoelrahmen)

Section Two: Break the Cycle of Children’s Environmental Health Disparities

Chapter 14. Community Engagement: A Commentary on Promoting the Health of Communities
(I. Leslie Rubin, Courtney G. Flint, Melanie Pearson, Veda Johnson and Carol J. Rowland Hogue)

Chapter 15. Mommy: A Maternal Health Surveillance System
(Julia C. A. Chaves, Enrique Cifuentes and Alessandra A. Macedo)

Chapter 16. Disparities in Access to Early Intervention Services for Extremely Preterm Infants by Family Income
(Marie L. Fefferman, Bree L. Andrews and Michael E. Msall)

Chapter 17. An Ecological Model of Health Care Access Disparities for Children
(Xiaoxin Kuang, Kiana R. Johnson, Karen Schetzina, Claudia Kozinetz and David L. Wood)

Chapter 18. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren with Disabilities: Assessing Health Status, Home Environment and Impact of a Family Support Case Management Model
(Kelly Brown, Victoria Churchill, Elham Laghaie, Fatima Ali, Shaaz Fareed and Lilly Immergluck)

Chapter 19. Addressing Social Determinants of Health at a Federally Qualified Health Center
(Caroline Hensley, Avinash Joseph, Shivam Shah, Christy O’Dea and Kelley Carameli)

Chapter 20. Health Vulnerabilities of Utah’s Immigrant Children: Breaking the Cycle
(Grant Holyoak, Morgann Holyoak and Courtney G. Flint)

Chapter 21. Parents’ and Teachers’ Beliefs about School Readiness: Working toward Developing More Culturally Relevant Interventions
(Ellen Litkowski and Ann Cale Kruger)

Chapter 22. “I Was Scared over There”: Family Well-Being after Relocation from a Distressed Public Housing Development
(Kirstin Frescoln, Mai Thi Nguyen, William Rohe and Michael Webb)

Chapter 23. Learn, Eat, Grow: The Healthy Living Initiative
(Maya Bornstein)

Section Three: Vaccination, Gender and Chinese Adolescents

Chapter 24. Should Parents Be Allowed to Refuse Vaccinations for Their Children?
(Dilip R. Patel and Kelly A. Brown)

Chapter 25. Food Security, Gender and Occupational Seasonality in Urban Low Income Households
(Shradhanvita Singh, Nehal A. Farooquee and Bikram K. Pattanaik)

Chapter 26. Traditional Health Care Practices of Women in Urban Slums: Focus on Maternal Health and Nutritional Status
(Shradhanvita Singh, Nehal A Farooquee and Bikram K. Pattanaik)

Chapter 27. Chinese Beliefs about Adversity: Their Association with Treatment Fears among Young Psychotropic Substance Abusers in Hong Kong
(Yida Y. H. Chung and Daniel T. L. Shek)

Chapter 28. Validation of the Non-Conflict-Related Marital Quality Scale from the Perspective of Chinese Adolescent Children
(Hung-Kit Fok and Daniel T. L. Shek)

Chapter 29. Subjective Outcome Evaluation of a Training Program of Tin Ka Ping P.A.T.H.S. Project in China
(Daniel T. L. Shek, Tak Yan Lee and Jing Wu)

Chapter 30. Subjective Evaluation of a Training Program of the Tin Ka Ping P.A.T.H.S. Project in Mainland China
(Daniel T. L. Shek, Janet T. Y. Leung and Jing Wu)

Chapter 31. How Teachers View and Experience a New General Education Program in Hong Kong? A Study Based on Descriptors and Open-Ended Questions
(Daniel T. L. Shek, Florence K. Y. Wu and Wen Yu Chai)

Chapter 32. Condom Use, Alcohol and Alcohol-Related Personality Changes: A View from Russia
(Sergei V. Jargin)

Section Four: Suicide Ideation among Adolescents

Chapter 33. Factors Associated with Suicidal Ideation among In-School Adolescents, Uruguay
(Eric M. Njunju, Mwenya Kwangu, David Mulenga, Mazyanga L. Mazaba and Seter Siziya)

Chapter 34. Prevalence and Factors for Suicide Ideation among Adolescents Attending School in Ghana
(Mwenya Kwangu, David Mulenga, Mazyanga .L Mazaba, Eric M. Njunju and Seter Siziya)

Chapter 35. Prevalence and Correlates for Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents in School in Gaza Strip
(David Mulenga, Mazyanga L. Mazaba, Mwenya Kwangu, Eric M. Njunju and Seter Siziya)

Chapter 36. Prevalence and Correlates for Suicidal Ideation among School-Going Adolescents in Oman
(Mwenya Kwangu, Eric M. Njunju, David Mulenga, Mazyanga L. Mazaba and Seter Siziya)

Chapter 37. Factors Associated with Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents Attending School in Philippines
(Mwenya Kwangu, David Mulenga, Mazyanga L. Mazaba, Eric M. Njunju and Seter Siziya)

Chapter 38. Correlates of Suicidal Ideation among In-School Adolescents in Bahamas
(Mwenya Kwangu, Seter Siziya, David Mulenga, Mazyanga L. Mazaba and Eric M. Njunju)

Chapter 39. Suicidal Ideation Prevalence and Its Associated Factors among School-Going Adolescents in Pakistan
(Mwenya Kwangu, Eric M. Njunju, David Mulenga, Seter Siziya and Mazyanga L. Mazaba)

Chapter 40. Suicidal Ideation in Jamaica: Prevalence and Its Correlates among School-Going Adolescents in a Global School Health-Based Survey
(Seter Siziya, Eric M. Njunju, Mwenya Kwangu, David Mulenga and Mazyanga L. Mazaba)

Chapter 41. Suicidal Ideation in Guyana: Prevalence and Its Associated Factors among Adolescents in a Global School Health-Based Survey
(Seter Siziya, Mazyanga L. Mazaba, Eric M. Njunju, Mwenya Kwangu and David Mulenga)

Chapter 42. Factors Associated with Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents Attending School in Samoa
(Seter Siziya, Aseel M. Almansour, David Mulenga, Mazyanga L. Mazaba, Eric M. Njunju and Mwenya Kwangu)

Chapter 43. Prevalence and Correlates for Suicidal Ideation among School-Going Adolescents in Iraq
(David Mulenga, Mwenya Kwangu, Eric M. Njunju, Mazyanga L. Mazaba and Seter Siziya)

Chapter 44. Correlates of Suicidal Ideation among In-School Adolescents in Trinidad and Tobago
(David Mulenga, Seter Siziya, Mazyanga L. Mazaba, Mwenya Kwangu, and Eric M. Njunju)

Chapter 45. Factors Associated with Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents Attending School in Kuwait
(Mazyanga L. Mazaba, Seter Siziya, David Mulenga, Eric M. Njunju, and Mwenya Kwangu)

Chapter 46. Suicidal Ideation in Fiji: Prevalence and Its Correlates among School-Going Adolescents in a Global School Health-Based Survey
(Mazyanga L. Mazaba, Eric M. Njunju, Mwenya Kwangu, David Mulenga, and Seter Siziya)

Chapter 47. Prevalence and Correlates for Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents in School in West Bank
(Mazyanga L. Mazaba, David Mulenga, Mwenya Kwangu, Eric M. Njunju, and Seter Siziya)

Chapter 48. Suicidal Ideation Prevalence and Its Associated Factors among In-School Adolescents in Morocco
(David Mulenga, Mwenya Kwangu, Eric M. Njunju, Seter Siziya, and Mazyanga L. Mazaba)

Chapter 49. Suicidal Ideation in Vietnam: Prevalence and Its Associated Factors among Adolescents in a Global School Health-Based Survey
(Mazyanga L. Mazaba, Seter Siziya, Eric M. Njunju, Mwenya Kwangu, and David Mulenga)

Chapter 50. Prevalence and Correlates for Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents in School in Bolivia
(Eric M. Njunju, David Mulenga, Mazyanga L. Mazaba, Mwenya Kwangu, and Seter Siziya)

Chapter 51. Factors Associated with Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents Attending Junior High School in Suriname
(Eric M. Njunju, Mazyanga L. Mazaba, David Mulenga, Seter Siziya, and Mwenya Kwangu)

Chapter 52
Correlates of Suicidal Ideation among In-School Adolescents in Myanmar
(Eric M. Njunju, Mwenya Kwangu, Seter Siziya, David Mulenga, and Mazyanga L. Mazaba)

Section Five: Acknowledgements

Chapter 53. About the Editor

Chapter 54. About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel

Section Six: Index

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