Health Behaviors


Herrera, A. P., Meeks, T. W., Dawes, S. E., Hernandez, D. M., Thompson, W. K., Sommerfeld, D. H., et al. (2011). Emotional and cognitive health correlates of leisure activities in older Latino and Caucasian women. Psychology, Health, & Medicine, 1-14.

Frank, R., & Bjornstrom, E. (In press). A tale of two cities: Residential context and risky behavior among adolescents in Los Angeles and Chicago. Health & Place.

Elder, J. P., Arredondo, E. M., Campbell, N., Baquero, B., Duerksen, S., Ayala, G., et al. (2010). Individual, family, and community environmental correlates of obesity in Latino elementary school children. Journal of School Health, 80(1), 20-30; quiz 53-25.

Osypuk, T. L., Diez Roux, A. V., Hadley, C., & Kandula, N. R. (2009). Are immigrant enclaves healthy places to live? The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Social Science & Medicine, 69(1), 110-120.

Chae, D. H., & Ayala, G. (2009). Sexual orientation and sexual behavior among Latino and Asian Americans: Implications for unfair treatment and psychological distress. Journal of Sex Research, 1-9.

Snipes, S., Thompson, B, O'Connor, K, Shell-Duncan, B, King, D, Herrera, AP, Navarro, B. (2009). "Pesticides protect the fruit, but not the people": Using community-based ethnography to understand farmworker pesticide-exposure risks. American Journal of Public Health, 99(Suppl 3), S616-S621.

Rosas, L. G., Harley, K., Fernald, L. C., Guendelman, S., Mejia, F., Neufeld, L. M., et al. (2009). Dietary associations of household food insecurity among children of Mexican descent: Results of a binational study. Journal of American Dietetic Association, 109(12), 2001-2009.

Dubowitz, T., Subramanian, S. V., Acevedo-Garcia, D., Osypuk, T. L., & Peterson, K. E. (2008). Individual and neighborhood differences in diet among low-income foreign and U.S.-born women. Women's Health Issues, 18(3), 181-190.

Martinez, S. M., Arredondo, E. M., Perez, G., & Baquero, B. (2009). Individual, social, and environmental barriers to and facilitators of physical activity among Latinas living in San Diego County: Focus group results. Family & Community Health, 32(1), 22-33.

Chae, D. H., Takeuchi, D. T., Barbeau, E. M., Bennett, G. G., Lindsey, J. C., Stoddard, A. M., et al. (2008). Alcohol disorders among Asian Americans: associations with unfair treatment, racial/ethnic discrimination, and ethnic identification (the national Latino and Asian Americans study, 2002-2003). Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 62(11), 973-979.

Ayala, G. X., Baquero, B., & Klinger, S. (2008). A systematic review of the relationship between acculturation and diet among Latinos in the United States: Implications for future research. Journal of American Dietetic Association, 108(8), 1330-1344.

McKenzie, T. L., Baquero, B., Crespo, N. C., Arredondo, E. M., Campbell, N. R., & Elder, J. P. (2008). Environmental correlates of physical activity in Mexican American children at home. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 5(4), 579-591.

Dubowitz, T., Heron, M., Bird, C. E., Lurie, N., Finch, B. K., Basurto-Davila, R., et al. (2008). Neighborhood socioeconomic status and fruit and vegetable intake among Whites, Blacks, and Mexican Americans in the United States. American Journal Clinical Nutrition, 87(6), 1883-1891.

Chae, D. H., & Yoshikawa, H. (2008). Perceived group devaluation, depression, and HIV-risk behavior among Asian gay men. Journal of Health Psychology, 27(2), 140-148.

Ayala, G. X., Rogers, M., Arredondo, E. M., Campbell, N. R., Baquero, B., Duerksen, S. C., et al. (2008). Away-from-home food intake and risk for obesity: Examining the influence of context. Obesity 16(5), 1002-1008.

Chae, D. H., Takeuchi, D. T., Barbeau, E. M., Bennett, G. G., Lindsey, J., & Krieger, N. (2008). Unfair treatment, racial/ethnic discrimination, ethnic Identification, and smoking among Asian Americans in the National Latino and Asian American Study. American Journal of Public Health, 98(3), 485-492.

Frank, R., Cerda, M., & Rendon, M. (2007). Barrios and burbs: Residential context and health-risk behaviors among Angeleno adolescents. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 48(3), 283-300.

Dubowitz, T., Smith-Warner, S. A., Acevedo-Garcia, D., Subramanian, S. V., & Peterson, K. E. (2007). Nativity and duration of time in the United States: Differences in fruit and vegetable intake among low-income postpartum women. American Journal of Public Health, 97(10), 1787-1790.

Strunin, L., Edwards, E. M., Godette, D. C., & Heeren, T. (2007). Country of origin, age of drinking onset, and drinking patterns among Mexican American young adults. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 91(2-3), 134-140.

Sorensen, G., Stoddard, A. M., Dubowitz, T., Barbeau, E. M., Bigby, J., Emmons, K. M., et al. (2007). The influence of social context on changes in fruit and vegetable consumption: Results of the healthy directions studies. American Journal of Public Health, 97(7), 1216-1227.

Duerksen, S. C., Elder, J. P., Arredondo, E. M., Ayala, G. X., Slymen, D. J., Campbell, N. R., et al. (2007). Family restaurant choices are associated with child and adult overweight status in Mexican-American families. Journal of American Dietetic As sociation, 107(5), 849-853.

Ayala, G. X., Baquero, B., Arredondo, E. M., Campbell, N., Larios, S., & Elder, J. P. (2007). Association between family variables and Mexican American children's dietary behaviors. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 39(2), 62-69.

Chae, D. H., Gavin, A. R., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2006). Smoking prevalence among Asian Americans: Findings from the National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS). Public Health Reports, 121(6), 755-763.

Arredondo, E. M., Elder, J. P., Ayala, G. X., Campbell, N., Baquero, B., & Duerksen, S. (2006). Is parenting style related to children's healthy eating and physical activity in Latino families? Health Education Research, 21(6), 862-871.

Echeverria, S. E., & Carrasquillo, O. (2006). The roles of citizenship status, acculturation, and health insurance in breast and cervical cancer screening among immigrant women. Medical Care, 44(8), 788-792.

Dubowitz, T., Acevedo-Garcia, D., Salkeld, J., Lindsay, A. C., Subramanian, S. V., & Peterson, K. E. (2007). Lifecourse, immigrant status and acculturation in food purchasing and preparation among low-income mothers. Public Health Nutrition 10(4), 396-404.

Gany, F. M., Herrera, A. P., Avallone, M., & Changrani, J. (2006). Attitudes, knowledge, and health-seeking behaviors of five immigrant minority communities in the prevention and screening of cancer: A focus group approach. Ethnicity & Health, 11(1), 19-39.

Acevedo-Garcia, D., Pan, J., Jun, H. J., Osypuk, T. L., & Emmons, K. M. (2005). The effect of immigrant generation on smoking. Social Science & Medicine, 61(6), 1223-1242.

Acevedo-Garcia, D., Barbeau, E., Bishop, J. A., Pan, J., & Emmons, K. M. (2004). Undoing an epidemiological paradox: The tobacco industry's targeting of US Immigrants. American Journal of Public Health, 94(12), 2188-2193.

Goldman, L., Eskenazi, B., Bradman, A., & Jewell, N. P. (2004). Risk behaviors for pesticide exposure among pregnant women living in farmworker households in Salinas, California. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 45(6), 491-499.

Yu, E. S., Chen, E. H., Kim, K. K., & Abdulrahim, S. (2002). Smoking among Chinese Americans: Behavior, knowledge, and beliefs. American Journal of Public Health, 92(6), 1007-1012.