Jie Hu

**Education: PhD - University of Arizona; MSN - University of Arizona **Areas of Expertise: Community health and geriatric nursing, Quantitative Research Methods, Diabetes and health-related quality of life in Hispanic adults and older Chinese adults with diabetes.

There are 37 included publications by Jie Hu :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Acculturation in Filial Practices Among U.S. Chinese Caregivers 2008 578 In this article, we explore the phenomenon of acculturation in filial practices among 21 Chinese immigrants in a suburban city in the Midwestern United States using focus groups and individual interviews. All participants were situational reciprocal-...
Are self-reports of breathing effort and breathing distress stable and valid measures among persons with asthma, persons with COPD, and healthy persons? 2003 404 Background Breathing is a subjective experience that includes physical sensations, such as effort to breathe, and an affective element, such as breathing distress. Objective The overall purpose of this investigation was to evaluate whether measure...
Cardiometabolic health of Chinese older adults with diabetes living in Beijing, China. 2009 279 ABSTRACT Objectives: Using the PRECEDE-PROCEED model, this study examined the presence of metabolic syndrome and modifiable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome among Chinese adults with diabetes living in Beij...
A Care Guide for Successfully Educating Patients 2003 439 Frustration over the lack of preparation for the patient at discharge is, unfortunately, all too familiar for nurses today. After the primary care provider has written the discharge order, nurses find themselves the last resource. Often, the patient ...
A Collaborative International Community Health Nursing: Clinical Experience in China 2010 526 With increasing changes in the demographic characteristics of the U.S. population, providing culturally competent health care to patients has become an important component of nursing. Study abroad experiences can enhance students’ international persp...
Cross-cultural exchange experiences in China: Medical anthropology and community health nursing clinical for nursing students. 2010 560 As most would say, traveling to China is a trip of a lifetime. With the support of many at UNCG and from various connections in China, we have provided undergraduate students a cultural experience that will be transformative, one that they may be abl...
Diabetes knowledge among older adults with diabetes in Beijing, China. 2013 530 Aims and objectives. To explore the relationships of demographic and clinical variables and attendance at diabetes educational programmes with diabetes knowledge among a community sample of older Chinese adults with type 2 diabetes residing in Beiji...
The effects of a pilot intervention for community-dwelling adults with rheumatoid arthritis in Wuhan, China 2013 206 This study examined the effects of a pilot educational intervention program on knowledge, perceived self-efficacy, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of community-dwelling adults with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A convenience sample of 16 par...
The effects of a pilot intervention for community-dwelling adults with rheumatoid arthritis inWuhan, China Wenfang 2013 249 This study examined the effects of a pilot educational intervention program on knowledge, perceived self-efficacy, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of community-dwelling adults with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A convenience sample of 16 pa...
Factors Associated with Future Offending: Comparing Youth in Grandparent-Headed Homes with those in Parent-Headed Homes 2006 538 This study examined risk factors for reoffending by youth in grandparent-headed homes and those in parent-headed homes. Using data ed from the juvenile justice records of youth in a variety of living arrangements, we compared the records of 29 youth ...
Factors influencing health-related quality of life among minority elders in Southwest China. 2011 228 This study described health-related quality of life and examined the relationship of factors influencing health-related quality of life among minority elders in southwest China. A descriptive correlational study was conducted with a convenience sampl...
Factors Related to Family Caregivers' Satisfaction With Home Care for Mental Illness in Taiwan 2010 361 In Taiwan, family caregivers play a significant role in the treatment of mentally ill patients at home because of cultural obligations. This descriptive, cross-sectional study explored factors affecting family caregivers’ satisfaction with home care ...
From the Special Issue Editors 2010 104 International community-based health care is important for integrating the concept of globalization into nursing education. Through international collaboration, nurses can connect with people with the common goal of understanding global health issues...
Health-Promoting Lifestyle and Diabetes Knowledge in Hispanic American Adults 2006 3239 This study examined the relationships among demographics, a health-promoting lifestyle, and diabetes knowledge. A descriptive study was conducted in a convenience sample of 40 Hispanic American adults. Participants were recruited from Hispanic church...
Health-related quality of life in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Findings presented in part at the Annual Meeting of the American Thoracic Society in 2001 held in San Francisco, California) 2005 494 Background Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an individual’s perception of physical and mental health. Objective The objective of this study was to examine the relationships between symptoms and HRQOL in individuals with chronic obstructiv...
Health-Related Quality of Life in Low-Income Older African Americans 2007 837 This study examined the relationships among comorbid conditions, symptom stress, depression, functional status and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in low-income older African Americans with chronic diseases. A convenience sample of 83 older Af...
Immigrant Women's Cancer Screening Behaviors 2010 504 Objectives: Investigate the relationship between the dependent variable health outcome (perceived health status) and the independent variables population characteristics, (predisposing, which includes age, acculturation, months in the United States; ...
The Impact of Team Building on Communication and Job Satisfaction of Nursing Staff 2005 10184 A series of team-building activities were conducted on a medical-surgical unit and their impact on staff's communication and job satisfaction was examined. Forty-four unit personnel participated in the interventions. Staff communication and job satis...
Inclusion of women in nursing research. 2004 409 Background: Although the inclusion of women in research has been examined in medical publications, little is known about how federal mandates have influenced the inclusion of women in research published in nursing journals. Objective: This study aim...
An innovative strategy to enhance new faculty success. 2003 562 Faculty stress is a factor in the current shortage of nursing faculty. New faculty members in schools of nursing are subject to stress from many sources. This article reports on an innovative strategy that decreases stress for new faculty while facil...
Job satisfaction among nurses in China 2004 2616 This study examined job satisfaction among nurses in China. A nationwide survey was conducted with 403 nurses employed at hospitals in 16 provinces in China using the Job Descriptive Index Scale. The findings indicated that, overall, nurses were diss...
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Related to HIV and AIDS among Female College Students in Taiwan 2008 974 Our purpose was to assess the knowledge and attitudes, source of HIV and AIDS information, and behaviors related to HIV and AIDS among female college students in Taiwan and to explore the factors associated with knowledge and attitudes of HIV and AID...
Managing the Multigenerational Nursing Team 2004 1881 Today's workforce is more diverse in age than ever before. This study examined the generational profiles of two groups (the Silent Generation, and Baby Boomers vs. Generation X and Generation Y) in terms of the following variables: characteristics, c...
The meaning of insulin to Hispanic immigrants with type 2 diabetes and their families. 2012 325 Purpose The purpose of this study was to explore the meaning of insulin among a sample of Hispanic immigrants with type 2 diabetes and their family members/significant others. Method Forty-three Hispanics with type 2 diabetes and their family memb...
Perceptions of barriers in managing diabetes: perspectives of Hispanic immigrant patients and family members. 2013 542 Purpose Hispanics show poorer self-management of type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. Although previous studies have reported socioeconomic and cultural barriers to diabetes self-management by Hispanics, little is known about perceived barriers ...
Physical Activity, Obesity, Nutritional Health and Quality of Life in Low-Income Hispanic Adults With Diabetes 2010 654 The study examined relationships among age, body mass index (BMI), physical activity, nutritional health, quality of life, and health-related quality of life in Hispanic adults with diabetes (N = 59) using the PRECEDE-PROCEED planning model as...
Positive and Negative Affect and Health Functioning Indicators among Older Adults with Chronic Illnesses 2008 1992 Emotional states have been linked with physical and mental health outcomes. In this study the role of positive and negative affect was investigated as determinants of health functioning for a community-dwelling sample of 153 older adults (age 60 or o...
Preventative Health Care Practices of Former Soviet Union Immigrant Women in Germany and the United States 2010 361 Objectives: To examine the use of preventive health care practices of mammography, Pap smear, and breast self-exam in immigrant women from the former Soviet Union in Germany and the United States. Design: A descriptive cross-sectional exploratory stu...
Promoting Cultural Awareness and Knowledge Among Faculty and Doctoral Students 2008 1123 This article describes the activities conducted by the Race and Gender Committee of one school of nursing in North Carolina to promote cultural awareness and knowledge among faculty and doctoral students. Wells's Institutional Cultural Development Mo...
Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the SF-36 in older adults with diabetes in Beijing, China 2010 674 Objective This study investigated the psychometric properties of the 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) (China version) in older Chinese with diabetes living in Beijing, China. Methods The SF-36 was administered to community-based sample of ...
Quality geriatric nursing care as perceived by nurses in long-term and acute care settings. 2012 686 Aims and objectives. This study focused on differences in nurses’ satisfaction with the quality of care of older people and with organisational characteristics and work environment in acute care and long-term care settings. Background. Numerous st...
The relationships among health functioning indicators and depression in older adults with diabetes. 2007 461 A common health problem among the elderly with diabetes is the onset of depressive symptoms that can adversely affect self-care and control of diabetes. The study examined the relationships of gender, race, comorbid conditions, symptom distress, and ...
Role of social support in cognitive function among elders in central China. 2012 312 Aims and objectives. To examine cognitive function and its relationships to demographic characteristics and social support among elders in central China. Background. Cognitive decline is prevalent among elders. Few studies have explored the relati...
Social support, coping strategies and health-related quality of life among primary caregivers of stroke survivors in China. 2013 997 Aims and objectives To examine the relationships of social support and coping strategies to health-related quality of life among primary caregivers of stroke survivors in China. Background Caring for a stroke survivor is highly stressful, which ca...
Stress, coping and psychological well-being among new graduate nurses in China. 2011 1891 This study examined the relationships between demographic characteristics, sources of nursing stress and coping strategies, and psychological well-being within graduate nurses. Moving from the student role to the staff nurse role can be an uneasy jou...
Symptom Distress, Spirituality, and Quality of Life in African American Breast Cancer Survivors 2008 1212 This study examined the relationships among the demographic characteristics, symptom distress, spirituality, and quality of life (QOL) of African American breast cancer survivors. A convenience sample of 30 survivors with a mean age of 56 years and a...
Women and Diabetes: A Global Perspective. 2013 116 The epidemic of diabetes is now worldwide. Diabetes affects 347 million people and this number is projected to reach 438 million by the year 2030 [1]. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes caused 1.3 million deaths worldwide i...