Eleanor Krassen Covan

Eleanor Krassen Covan
University of North Carolina at Wilmington | UNCW · School of Health and Applied Human Sciences

PhD

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August 1985 - June 2013
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Position
  • Professor of Gerontology
Description
  • Professor and Coordinator of academic programs in gerontology

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Publications (167)
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This edited book includes new policy-relevant research on women’s health issues in Africa. Scholars explore critical topics from different disciplinary traditions using a variety of research methodologies and data sources. The contributors include African scholars with in-depth knowledge of their home contexts, who can furnish nuanced interpretatio...
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We used a novel approach allowing participants in this study to self-monitor their hearing sensitivity to familiar sounds in the environment. The objective of this approach was to establish whether participants in the 80–89 and 90–99 age groups would recognize the degree of their hearing impairment. It was our hope that participants would value aud...
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In this mixed methods study, researchers explored what conditions influence women's use of professional health care services, and how sociocultural environments and acculturation affect utilization of health care services. We recruited 15 women in the Ukraine, 15 women who immigrated from the former Soviet Union, and 10 female U.S. citizens. Data i...
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The purpose of this research is to explore the negotiation strategies of college women as they interpret ambiguous rape scenarios. In focus groups, 1st- and 4th-year college women were presented with a series of three vignettes depicting incidents that meet the legal criteria for rape yet are ambiguous due to the presence of cultural rape myths, co...
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We used a novel approach allowing participants in this study to self-monitor their hearing sensitivity to familiar sounds in the environment. The objective of this approach was to establish whether participants in the 80–89 and 90–99 age groups would recognize the degree of their hearing impairment. It was our hope that participants would value aud...
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We used a novel approach allowing participants in this study to self-monitor their hearing sensitivity to familiar sounds in the environment. The objective of this approach was to establish whether participants in the 80–89 and 90–99 age groups would recognize the degree of their hearing impairment. It was our hope that participants would value aud...

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