OJPH Volume 1, Number 1, Nov. 2018

Ohio Journal of Public Health
Volume 1, Number 1
November 2018

Kevin Murray, OSU BS Design 2019, cover illustrator
Paul Nini, OSU Professor of Design, faculty advisor

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Editorial
The Ohio Journal of Public Health: A Platform to Showcase Public Health Education, Practice, and Research in Ohio
Amy Ferketich

Letter/Op-Ed
PrEP and condom use: A tale of unintended consequences?
Lauren Maziarz

Research Article
Ohio providers’ practices and barriers to use of reproductive life plans and long-acting reversible contraception with patients and clients
Natalie DiPietro Mager, Brad Lucas, Michelle Clark, Molly Kelly, and Patricia Gabbe

Suicide Rates in Rural Ohio: The Role of Population Density, Social Association, and Healthcare Access
Jared A. Embree, Dawn L. Ebron, Timothy N. Crawford, and Sara J. Paton

Improvement and Validation of the Exercise Self-Efficacy Scale (ESE-S) towards Adherence of Physical Activity
Rachael Nolan and Jeffrey S. Hallam

Exploration of provider exercise prescriptions and exercise referrals to place or professional: A pilot survey research study
Carissa Smock, Sheryl Chatfield, Lynn Falletta, Jeffrey S. Hallam, and Sonia Alemagno

Age but not BMI predicts accelerated progression of KOA: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Kyle D. Wallace, Ramzi W. Nahhas, Andrew W. Froehle, and Naila Khalil

Research Brief
Summer Employment and Tobacco Use among College Students
Rachel Hardin and Megan E. Roberts