Conclusions and Implications
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Peer Educators/Community Health Workers
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Impact of Nutrition Education
|Reasons||Number of Articles Excluded|
|Diabetes (n = 19)|
|Breastfeeding (n = 15)||EFNEP (n = 18)||Other Nutrition Programs (n = 13)|
|Latinos were small percentage of sample||2|
|Used other health professional rather than peer counselors/community health workers||1||2||—||—|
|Article does not report results using an experimental or quasi-experimental design (ie, process evaluation article, study description article)||6||2||—||5|
|No Latinos included in sample||—||1||1||—|
|Ethnic composition of population sample not defined||—||—||5||2|
Impact of Participating in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program on Food Insecurity.
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Miss2001
|Publication available only as conference abstract||—||—||1||1|
EFNEP helps reduce food insecurity Nutrition for Family Living. University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Web site.
|Intervention did not include nutrition education||2||—||—||—|
|Intervention was not specific to diabetes management||5||—||—||—|
|Promotoras/community health workers were not involved in diabetes nutrition education instruction||2||—||—||—|
|Did not involve community health workers||1||1||—||—|
|Could not locate articles||—||—||2||—|
|Incomplete data for Latinas||1|
|Insufficient data to assess study||—||1||—||—|
|Corkery et al|
|Lujan et al.|
|Culica et al|
|Philis-Tsimikas et al|
|Teufel-Shone et al|
|Education plus support groups|
|Garvin et al|
|Ingram et al|
|Joshu et al|
|Thompson et al|
|Anderson et al|
|135 predominantly Latina women (72%) recruited in Hartford, Connecticut||Exclusive breastfeeding peer counseling support offered 3 times prenatally at home, daily perinatally in hospital, and 9 times postpartum at home. In addition, phone calls as needed||27% of Women in intervention group were exclusively breastfeeding at 3 months post-partum (vs 2.7% in the control group)|
|Chapman et al|
|165 predominantly Latina women (80%) recruited in Hartford, Connecticut|
|Gill et al|
|200 Mexican-American women recruited prenatally in the southwest United States||Women in the intervention group were more likely to initiate breastfeeding (82.3% vs 67.1%) and to continue breastfeeding at 6 months (43% vs 21%).|
|Block Joy et al|
|Dollahite et al|
|Townsend et al|
|Balcazar et al|
|Elder et al|
|Staten et al|
|Taylor et al|
|-Pre-/posttests after each educational session and at 6 mo postintervention|
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The development of this article was funded by the Connecticut Center of Excellence for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos (CEHDL) (NIH-National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities grant # P20MD001765).