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Adams T, Collner W. The association of multiple risk factors with fruit and vegetable intake among a nationwide sample of college students. J Am Coll Health. 2008;56(4):455-461.

Adams T, Moore M. High-risk health and credit behavior among 18-to 25-year-old college students. J Am Coll Health. 2007;56(2):101-108.

Adams T, Rust D. Normative gaps' in sexual behaviors among a national sample of college students. Am J Health Educ. 2006;37(1):27-34.

Adams TM, Araas TE. Purging and alcohol-related effects in college women. Int J Eat Disord. 2006;39(3):240-244.

Adams, TB, Moore MT, Dye J. The relationship between physical activity and mental health in a national sample of college females. Women Health. 2007;45(1):69-85.

Adams, TB, Wharton CM, Quilter L, Hirsch T. The association between mental health and acute infectious illness among a national sample of 18- to 24-year-old college students. J Am Coll Health. 2008;56(6):657-63.

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American College Health Association. American College Health Association- National College Health Assessment Spring 2007 Reference Group Data Report (abridged): the American College Health Association. J Am Coll Health. 2008;56(5):469-79.

American College Health Association. American College Health Association National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA), Spring 2006 Reference Group Data Report (Abridged). J Am Coll Health. 2007;55(4):195-206.

American College Health Association. American College Health Association National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA), Spring 2005 Reference Group Data Report (Abridged). J Am Coll Health. 2006;55(1):5-16.

American College Health Association. American College Health Association National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA), Spring 2004 Reference Group Data Report. J Am Coll Health. 2006;54(4):201-11.

American College Health Association. American College Health Association National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA), Spring 2003 Reference Group Report. J Am Coll Health. 2005;53(5):199-210.

Andes S, Poet K, McWilliams S. The culture of high-risk alcohol use among club and intramural athletes. J Am Coll Health. 2012;60(8):556-61.

Araas TE, Adams TB. Protective behavioral strategies and negative alcohol-related consequences in college students. J Drug Educ. 2008;38(3):211-24.

Arbor-Nicitopoulos KP, Kwan MYW, Lowe D, Taman S, Faulkner GEJ. Social Norms of Alcohol, Smoking, and Marijuana Use Within a Canadian University Setting. J Am Coll Health. 2010;59(3):191-6.

Barry AE, Howell SM, Riplinger A, Piazza-Gardner AK. Alcohol use among college athletes: Do intercollegiate, club, or intramural student athletes drink differently? Subst Use Misuse. 2015;50(3):302-7.

Barry AE, Jackson Z, Watkins DC, Goodwill JR, Hunte HE. Alcohol Use and Mental Health Conditions among Black College Males: Do Those Attending Postsecondary Minority Institutions Fare Better Than Those at Primarily White Institutions? Am J Mens Health. 2016;Nov 2. [Epub ahead of print].

Barry AE, Piazza-Gardner AK. Drunkorexia: understanding the co-occurrence of alcohol consumption and eating/exercise weight management behaviors. J Am Coll Health. 2012;60(3):236-43.

Barry AE, Whiteman S, Piazza-Gardner AK, Jensen AC. Gender differences in the associations among body mass index, weight loss, exercise, and drinking among college students. J Am Coll Health. 2013;61(7):407-13.

Bartlett ML, Taylor H, Nelson JD. Comparison of Mental Health Characteristics and Stress Between Baccalaureate Nursing Students and Non-Nursing Students. J Nurs Educ. 2016;55(2):87-90.

Becker CM, Adams T, Orr C, Quilter L. Correlates of quality sleep and academic performance. Health Educator. 2008;40(2):82-9.

Bernert DJ, Ding K, Hoban MT. Sexual and substance use behaviors of college students with disabilities. Am J Health Behav. 2012;36(4):459-71.

Blosnich J, Cossarte R. Drives of disparity: difference in socially based risk factors of self-injurious and suicidal behaviors among sexual minority college students. J Am Coll Health. 2012;60(2):141-9.

Blosnich JR, Gordon AJ, Fine MJ. Associations of sexual and gender minority status with health indicators, health risk factors, and social stressors in a national sample of young adults with military experience. Ann Epidemiol. 2015;25(9):661-7.

Blosnich J, Jarrett T, Horn K. Disparities in smoking and acute respiratory illnesses among sexual minority young adults. Lung. 2009;188(5):401-07.

Blosnich JR, Kopacz MS, McCarten J, Bossarte RM. Mental health and self-directed violence among student service members/veterans in postsecondary education. J Am Coll Health.2015;63(7):418-26.

Boehm MA, Lei QM, Lloyd RM, Prichard JR. Depression, anxiety, and tobacco use: Overlapping impediments to sleep in a national sample of college students. J Am Coll Health. 2016;64(7):565-74.

Brittain DR, Dinger MK. An Examination of Health inequitites among College Students by Sexual Orientation Identity and Sex. J Public Health Res. 2015;4(1):414.

Buhi ER, Marhefka SL, Hoban MT. The state of the union: sexual health disparities in a national sample of US college students. J Am Coll Health. 2010;58(4):337-46.

Bulmer SM, Irfan S, Barton B, Vancour M, Breny J. Comparison of health status and health behaviors between female graduate and undergraduate college students. Health Educator. 2010;42(2):67-76.

Burwell C, Dewald L, Grizzell J. Healthy Campus 2010: Midcourse Review. Am J Health Stud. 2010;25(2):102-110.

Cleveland SD, Branscum AJ, Bovbjerg VE, Thorburn S. Mental health symptoms among student service members/veterans and civilian college students. J Am Coll Health.2015;63(7):459-72.

Cohen TF, Legg JS. Factors associated with HPV vaccine use among Hispanic college students. J Allied Health. 2014;43(4):241-6.

Daigle LE, Hoffman CY, Johnson LM. The Extent and Risk of Violent Victimization Among International College Students Enrolled in the US: A Gendered Analysis. J Interpers Violence. 2016;Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print].

Daigle LE, Johnson LM, Napper SL, Azimi AM. Protective behavioral strategies while drinking: do they protect against sexual victimisation and is this protection gendered? Drug Alcohol Rev. 2016;35(5):573-9.

Diemer EW, Grant JD, Munn-Chernoff MA, Patterson DA, Duncan AE. Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and Eating-Related Pathology in a National Sample of College Students. J Adolesc Health. 2015;57(2):144-9.

Dinger MK, Brittain DR, Hutchinson SR. Associations between physical activity and health-related factors in a national sample of college students. J Am Coll Health. 2014;62(1)67-74.

Duryea DG, Frantz TT. An examination of drinkers' consequences by sexual orientation. J Am Coll Health. 2011;59(7):649-654.

Elliot CA, Kennedy C, Morgan G, Anderson SK, Morris D. Undergraduate physical activity and depressive symptoms: a national study. Am J Health Behav. 2012;36(2):230-41.

Gilbert LK, Levandowski BA, Roberts CM. Characteristics Associated with Genital Herpes Testing Among Young Adults: Assessing Factors from Two National Data Sets. J Am Coll Health. 2010;59(3):143-50.

Gilkey DP, Keefe TJ, Peel JL, Kassab OM, Kennedy CA. Risk factors associated with back pain: a cross-sectional study of 963 college students. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2010;33(2):88-95.

Gillman JL, Kim HS, Alder SC, Durrant LH. Assessing the risk factors for suicidal thoughts at a nontraditional commuter school. J Am Coll Health. 2006;55(1):17-26.

Goodwin RD, Grinberg A, Shapiro J, Keith D, McNeil MP, Taha F, Jiang B, Hart CL. Hookah use among college students: prevalence, drug use, and mental health. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014;141:16-20.

Greason DPB, Glaser T, Mroz K. Thinking outside the box: Psychological needs of art student compared with traditional students. J College Stud Psychother. 2015;29(1):53-71.

Groff Stephens S, Wilke DJ. Sexual violence, weight perception, and eating disorder indicators in college females. J Am Coll Health. 2016;64(1):38-47.

Gurman T, Borzekowski DLG. Condom use among Latino college students. J Am Coll Health. 2004;52(4):169-78.

Haider MR, Salloum RG, Islam F, Ortiz KS, Kates FR, Maziak W. Factors associated with smoking frequency among current waterpipe smokers in the US: Finding from the National College Health Assessment II. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015;153:359-63.

Haines MP. The personal protective behaviors of college student drinkers: evidence of indigenous protective norms. J Am Coll Health. 2006;55(2):69-75.

Harring HA, Montgomery K, Hardin J. Perceptions of body weight, weight management strategies, and depressive symptoms among US college students. J Am Coll Health. 2010;59(1):43-50.

Hossain MB, Memiah P, Adeyinka A. Are female college students who are diagnosed with depression at greater risk of experiencing sexual violence on college campus? J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014;25(3):1341-59.

Heller JR, Sarmiento AL. Health behaviors of culturally diverse inner-city community college students. J Am Coll Health. 2016;64(8):593-603.

Janusius GM, Weyandt LL. An explanatory study of substance use and misuse among college students with and without ADHD and other disabilities. J Atten Disord. 2010;14(3):205-15.

Jarrett T, Blosnich J, Tworek C, Horn K. Hookah Use Among US College Students: Results from the National College Health Assessment II. Nicotine Tob Res. 2012;14(10):1145-53.

Jarrett T, Pignataro RM. Cigarette smoking among college students with disabilities: National College Health Assessment II, Fall 2008 - Spring 2009. Disabil Health J. 2013;6(3):204-12.

Jeffers AJ, Vatalaro Hill KE, Benotsch EG. Energy drinks, weight loss, and disordered eating behaviors. J Am Coll Health. 2014;62(5):336-42.

Johnson LM, Daigle LE, Napper S. Precautionary Behavior and Violent Victimization:  Do Safer Drinking Strategies Reduce Risk? Vict Offender. 2015;Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print].

Johnson LM, Matthews TL, Napper SL. Sexual orientation and sexual assault victimization among US college students. Soc Sci J. 2016;53(2):174-83.

Jones BD, Cunningham-Williams RM. Hookah and Cigarette Smoking Among African American College Students: Implications for Campus Risk Reduction and Health Promotion Efforts. J Am Coll Health. 2016;64(4):309-17.

Kang J, Ciecierski CC, Malin EL, Carroll AJ, Gidea M, Craft LL, Spring B, Hitsman B.. A latent class analysis of cancer risk behaviors among US college students. Prev Med. 2014;64:121-5.

Katz DS, Davison K. Community College Student Mental Health: A Comparative Analysis. Commun Coll Rev. 2014;42(4):307-326.

Keith DR, Hart CL, McNeil MP, Silver R, Goodwin RD. Frequent marijuanna use, binge drinking and mental health problems among undersgraduates. Am J Addict. 2015;24(6):499-506.

Kennedy C, Kassab O, Gilkey D, Linnel S, Morris D. Psychological factors and low back pain among college students. J Am Coll Health. 2008;57(2):191-6.

Kernan WD, Bogart J, Wheat ME. Health-related barriers to learning among graduate students. Health Education. 2011;111(5):425-45.

Kernan WD, Wheat ME, Lerner BA. Linking learning and health: a pilot study of medical students' perceptions of the academic impact of various health issues. Acad Psychiatry. 2008;32(1):61-4.

Kerr D, Ding K, Burke A, Ott-Walter K. An alcohol, tobacco and other drug use comparison of lesbian, bisexual and heterosexual undergraduate women. Subst Use Misuse. 2015;50(3):340-9.

Kerr DL, Ding K, Chaya J. Substance use of lesbian, gay, bisexual and heterosexual college students. Am J Health Behav. 2014;38(6)951-62.

Kerr DL, Ding K, Thompson AJ. A comparison of lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual female college undergraduate students on selected reproductive health screenings and sexual behaviors. Womens Health Issues. 2013;23(6):e347-55.

Kerr DL, Santurri L, Peters P. A comparison of lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual college undergraduate women on selected mental health issues. J Am Coll Health. 2013;61(4):185-94.

Kisch J, Leino EV, Silverman MM. Aspects of suicidal behavior, depression, and treatment in college students. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2005;35(1):3-13.

Klein NA, Dudley MG. Impediments to academic performance of bisexual college students. J Am Coll Health. 2014;62(6):399-406.

Kopacz MD, Karras E. Student service members and veterans who access pastoral care for the purposes of mental health support. J Am Coll Health. 2015;63(7):496-501.

Kroshus E, Davoren AK. Mental health and substance use of sexual minority college athletes. J Am Coll Health. 2016; 64(5):371-9.

Kwan MY, Arbour-Nicitopoulos KP, Lowe D, Taman S, Faulkner GE. Student reception, sources, and believability of health-related information. J Am Coll Health. 2010;58(6):555-62.

Kwan MY, Faulkner GE, Arbour-Nicitopoulos KP, Cairney J. Prevalence of health risk behaviors among Canadian post-secondary students: descriptive results from the National College Health Assessment. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:548.

Lederer AM, Autry DM, Day CR, Oswalt SB. The Impact of Work and Volunteer Hours on the Health of Undergraduate Students. J Am Coll Health. 2015;63(6):403-8.

Leino EV, Kisch J. Correlates and predictors of depression in college students. Am J Health Educ. 2005;36(2):66-74.

Leone JM, Carroll JM. Victimization and Suicidality Among Female College Students. J Am Coll Health. 2016;64(6):421-8.

Lindley LL, Barnett CL, Brandt HM, Hardin JW, Burcin M. STDs among sexually active female college students: does sexual orientation make a difference. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2008;40(4):212-17.

Lindley LL, Brandt HM, Annang L, Barnett CL, Hardin JW, Burcin M. Receipt of routine gynecological examinations among sexually active female college students. J Womens Health. 2009;18(8):1195-200.

Lindley LL, Elkind JS, Landi SN, Brandt HM. Receipt of the human papillomavirus vaccine among female college students in the United States 2009. J Am Coll Health. 2013;61(1):18-27.

Lindsey BJ, Fabiano P, Stark C. The prevalence and correlates of depression among college students. Coll Student J. 2009;43(4):999-1014.

Lytle MC, Blosnich JR, Kamen C.. The Association of Multiple Identities with Self-Directed Violence and Depression among Transgender Individuals. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2016;46(5):535-44.

Lytle MC, De Luca SM, Blosnich JR. The influence of intersection identities on self-harm, suicidal behaviors, and depression among lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2014;44(4):384-91.

Matthews-Ewald MR, Zullig KJ, Ward RM. Sexual orientation and disordered eating behaviors among self-identified male and female college students. Eat Behav. 2014;15(3):441-4.

McCave EL, Azulay Chertok IR, Winter VR, Haile ZT. Sexual health behaviors in a random sample of students at a Mid-Atlantic university: 2010-2011. J Community Health. 2012;38(2):310-9.

McElroy JA, Jordan JN. Sufficiently and insufficiently active lesbian, bisexual, and questioning female college students: sociodemographic factors among two age cohorts. Womens Health Issues. 2014;24(2):e243-9.

Nustad J, Adams T, Moore M. Health information sources accessed by college females: differences between body-image distorted and non-body-image distorted. Health Mark Q. 2008;25(3):241-53.

Oswalt SB, Lederer AM, Schrader LT. Institutional characteristics and the connection to college student health. Am J Health Behav. 2015;39(4):475-86.

Oswalt SB, Wyatt TJ. Sexual health behaviors and sexual orientation in a US national sample of college students. Arch Sex Behav. 2013;42(8):1561-72.

Oswalt SB, Wyatt TJ. Sexual orientation and differences in mental health, stress, and academic performance in a national sample of US college students. J Homosex. 2011;58(9):1255-80.

Oswalt SB, Wyatt TJ. Who Needs More Sleep?  Comparing Undergraduate and Graduate Students' Sleep Habits in a National US Sample. Int J Higher Educ. 2015;4(1):77-85.

Patterson silver Wolf Adelv Unegv Waya DA, Vanzile-Tamsen C, Black J, Billot SM, Tovar M. Impact of disability and other physical health issues on academic outcomes among American Indian and Alaskan Native college students: An exploratory analysis. J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil. 2015;14(3-4):208-21.

Pelts MD, Albright DL. An exploratory study of student service members and veterans mental health characteristics by sexual orientation. J Am Coll Health. 2015;67(7):508-12.

Perkins HW, Haines MP, Rice R. Misperceiving the college drinking norm and related problems. J Stud Alcohol. 2005;66(4):470-8.

Primack BA, Fertman CI, Rice KR, Adachi-Mejia AM, Fine MJ. Waterpipe and cigarette smoking among college athletes in the United States. J Adolesc Health. 2010;46(1):45-51.

Primack BA, Kim KH, Shensa A, Sidani JE, Barnett TE, Switzer GE. Tobacco, marijuana, and alcohol use in university students: a cluster analysis. J Am Coll Health. 2012;60(5):374-86.

Primack BA, Land SR, Fan J, Kim KH, Rosen D. Associations of mental health problems with waterpipe tobacco and cigarette smoking among college students. Subst Use Misuse. 2013;48(3):211-9.

Primack BA, Shensa A, Kim KH, Carroll MV, Hoban MT, Leino EV, Eissenberg T, Dachille KH, Fine MJ. Waterpipe smoking among US university students. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013;15(1):29-35.

Primack BA, Sidani J, Carroll MV, Fine MJ. Associations between smoking and media literacy in college. J Health Commun. 2009;14(6):541-55.

Ravert RD. Alcohol management strategies of college students with diabetes. Patient Educ Couns. 2009;77(1):97-102.

Raynor DA, Levine H. Associations between the five-factor model of personality and health behaviors among college students. J Am Coll Health. 2009;58(1):73-81.

Scarapicchia TM, Sabiston CM, Faulkner G. Exploring the prevalence and correlates of meeting health behaviour guidelines among university students. Can J Public Health. 2015;106(3):e109-14.

Sidani JE, Shensa A, Primack BA. Substance and Hookah Use and Living Arrangement Among Fraternity and Sorority Memebers at US Colleges and Universities. J Community Health. 2012;38(2):238-45.

Sawatzky RG, Ratner PA, Richardson CG, Washburn C, Sudmant W, Mirwaldt P. Stress and depression in students: the mediating role of stress management self-efficacy. Nurs Res. 2012;61(1):13-21.

Scherer HL, Snyder JA, Fisher BS. A gendered approach to understanding intimate partner victimization and mental health outcomes among college students with and without disability. Women & Crim Justice. 2013;23(3):209-31.

Scherer HL, Snyder JA, Fisher BS. Intimate partner victimization among college students with and without disabilities: Prevalence of and relationship to emothional well-being. J Interpers Violence. 2016;31(1)49-80.

Seo DC, Li K. Effects of college climate on students' binge drinking: hierarchical generalized linear model. Ann Behav Med. 2009;38(3):262-8.

Smith SS, Smith Carter J, Karczewski S, Pivarunas B, Suffoletto S, Munin A. Mediating effects of stress, weight-related issues, and depression on suicidality in college students. J Am Coll Health. 2015;63(1):1-12.

Struble CB, Lindley LL, Montgomery K, Hardin J, Burcin M. Overweight and obesity in lesbian and bisexual women. J Am Coll Health. 2010;59(1):51-59.

Taliaferro LA, Muehlenkamp JJ. Risk factors associated with self-injurious behavior among a national sample of undergraduate college students. J Am Coll Health. 2015;63(1):40-8.

Taliaferro LA, Rienzo BA, Pigg RM Jr, Miller MD, Dodd VJ. Associations between physical activity and reduced rates of hopelessness, depression, and suicidal behavior among college students. J Am Coll Health. 2009;57(4):427-36.

Thompson EL, Vamos CA, Vazquez-Otero C, Logan R, Griner S, Daley EM. Trends and predictors of HPV vaccination among US college women and men. Prev Med. 2016;86:92-8.

Trepka MJ, Kim S, Pekovic V, Zamor P, Velez E, Gabaroni MV. High-risk sexual behavior among students of a minority-serving university in a community with a high HIV/AIDS prevalence. J Am Coll Health. 2008;57(1):77-84.

Trieu SL, Bratton S, Hopp Marshak H. Sexual and reporductive health behaviors of California community college students. J Am Coll Health. 2011;59(8):744-50.

Turner DP, Thompson ME, Huber LR, Arif AA. Depressive symptoms and academic performance of North Carolina college students. N C Med J. 2012;73(3):169-75.

Vader AM, Walters ST, Roudsari B, Nguyen N. Where do college students get health information? Believability and use of health information sources. Health Promot Pract. 2011;12(5):713-22.

Valerio TD, Kim MJ, Sexton-Radek K. Association of stress, general health, and alcohol use with poor sleep quality among US college students. Am J Health Educ. 2016;47(1):17-23.

Vaughan EL, Chang TK, Escobar OS, de Dios MA. Enrollment in Hispanic Serving Instituitons as a moderator of the relationship between drinking norms and quanitity of alcohol use among Hispanic college students. Subst Abus. 2015;36(3):314-7.

Vazquez-Otero C, Thompson EL, Daley EM, Griner SB, Logan R, Vamos CA. Dispelling the myth: Exploring associations between the HPV vaccine and inconsistent condom use among college students. Prev Med. 2016;93:147-150.

Veliz P, Epstein-Ngo Q, Zdroik J, Boyd CJ, McCabe SE.. Substance Use Among Sexual Minority Collegiate Athletes: A National Study. Subst Use Misuse. 2016;51(4):517-32.

Wald A, Meunning, PA, O'Connell KA, Garber CE. Associations between healthy lifestyle behaviors and academic performance in US undergraduates: A secondary analysis of the American College Health Association's National College Health Assessment II. Am J Health Promot. 2013;28(5):298-305.

Walker A, Langdon J, Johnson K. Relationships among meeting phsyical activity guidelines and health risk behaviors. J Phys Act Health. 2015;12(6):776-81.

Wharton C, Adams T, Hampl J. Weight loss practices and body weight perceptions among US college students. J Am Coll Health. 2008;56(5):579-84.

Wyatt T, Oswalt SB. Comparing Mental Health Issues among Undergraduate and Graduate Students. Am J Health Educ. 2013;44(2):96-107.

Zullig KJ, Divin AL. The association between non-medical prescription drug use, depressive symptoms, and suicidality among college students. Addict Behav. 2012;37(8):890-899.