Nichols, Tracy

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Understanding the experience of interacting with service providers from the perspective of homeless women: a phenomenological study 2013 1080 Homeless women have few sources of social support but often interact with service providers to obtain or maintain health enhancing and health sustaining services and resources. Little is known about the quality of service encounters from the perspect...
Improving bicycle helmet research: examining intervention studies and parental experiences 2013 3230 Despite the recognized protection provided by bicycle helmets, estimates indicate that only 25% of people wear one every time they ride. Although much research has focused on identifying determinants of bicycle helmet use, there has been limited succ...
Social engagement patterns of refugees resettled within a settlement house 2013 716 Successful integration entails that refugees engage in both intra-ethnic social bonding and inter-ethnic social bridging. The settlement house model as an intervention has potential to increase social bonding and bridging amongst newly resettled refu...
The performances are politicized: a poetic hermeneutical phenomenology examining mothering and self-care 2016 222 Due in large part to paradigms and standards established by intensive mothering ideology, maternal self-care is under-explored. Using a gender performance framework, I developed an analysis of secondary data, which included 26 total participants. I d...
Assessing the association of county-level structural racism and social and economic deprivation with women’s prenatal care utilization and adverse birth outcomes 2017 203 There is a growing body of research showing community- and state-level indicators of structural racism and social and economic deprivation are associated with prenatal care utilization and adverse birth outcomes among African American women. However,...
Race, place, and age: an intersectional multilevel investigation of birth outcome disparities among North Carolina teen mothers 2014 818 Previous research illustrates the persistence of racial disparities in adverse birth outcomes across all age groups, including teen mothers. However, limited literature exists that examined contributors of these disparities specifically between racia...
Stigma Theory and Reproductive Health: A Literature Review 2022 30 Women who seek abortion services face a myriad of barriers, stigma being one of the most prominent. Stigma can be structural barriers such as laws and regulations, or as intimate as community beliefs and intrapersonal reactions. Abortion stigma can c...
Black college women’s sexual attitudes and behaviors within the context of hookup culture: a mixed method study 2017 554 Black women are one of the fastest growing minority populations on United States (US) college campuses. In addition, they are disproportionately burdened by the sexually transmitted infection (STI) and HIV epidemics facing young adults. Despite these...
Examining perinatal healthcare process among refugee women resettled in the US 2022 43 Maternal mortality is a global public health concern. At present, the US reports the highest number of maternal deaths among all Global North countries. Research shows disparities in maternal care access and outcomes by race, ethnicity, and country o...