Physical Health

Publications

Eskenazi, B., Fenster, L., Castorina, R., Marks, A. R., Sjodin, A., Rosas, L. G., et al. (2011). A comparison of PBDE serum concentrations in Mexican and Mexican-American children living in California. Environmental Health Perspectives.

Dallo, F. J., Schwartz, K., Ruterbusch, J. J., Booza, J., & Williams, D. R. (In press). Mortality rates among Arab Americans in Michigan. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Miranda, P. Y., Tarraf, W., & Gonzalez, H. M. (In press). Breast cancer screening and ethnicity in the United States: Implications for health disparities research. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.

Kaestner, R., Pearson, J. A., Keene, D., & Geronimus, A. T. (2009). Stress, allostatic load and health of Mexican immigrants. Social Science Quarterly, 90(5), 1089-1111.

Viruell-Fuentes, E. A., Morenoff, J. D., Williams, D. R., & House, J. S. (In press). Language of interview, self-rated health, and the other Latino health puzzle. American Journal of Public Health.

Acevedo-Garcia, D., Bates, L. M., Osypuk, T. L., & McArdle, N. (2010). The effect of immigrant generation and duration on self-rated health among US adults 2003-2007. Social Science & Medicine, 71(6), 1161-1172.

Abdulrahim, S., & Ajrouch, K. (2010). Social and cultural meanings of self-rated health: Arab immigrants in the United States. Qualitative Health Research, 20(9), 1229-1240.

Rosas, L. G., Guendelman, S., Harley, K., Fernald, L. C., Neufeld, L., Mejia, F., et al. (2011). Factors associated with overweight and obesity among children of Mexican descent: Results of a binational study. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 13(1), 169-180.

Wilson, K. S., Eggleston, E., Diaz-Olavarrieta, C., & Garcia, S. G. (2010). HIV/STI Risk Among Male Mexican Immigrants in Dallas, Texas: Findings from a Pilot Study. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health.

Ihara, E. S. (2009). Ethnicity matters: The socioeconomic gradient in health among Asian Americans. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare 36(2), 125-144.

Rosas, L. G., Harley, K. G., Guendelman, S., Fernald, L. C., Mejia, F., & Eskenazi, B. (2009). Maternal perception of child weight among Mexicans in California and Mexico. Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Abdulrahim, S., & Baker, W. (2009). Differences in self-rated health by immigrant status and language preference among Arab Americans in the Detroit Metropolitan Area. Social Science & Medicine, 68(12), 2097-2103.

Sanchez-Vaznaugh, E. V., Kawachi, I., Subramanian, S. V., Sanchez, B. N., & Acevedo-Garcia, D. (2009). Do socioeconomic gradients in body mass index vary by race/ethnicity, gender, and birthplace? American Journal of Epidemiology 169(9), 1102-1112.

Dallo, F. J., Al Snih, S., & Ajrouch, K. J. (2009). Prevalence of disability among US- and foreign-born Arab Americans: Results from the 2000 US Census. Gerontology, 55(2), 153-161.

Sanchez-Vaznaugh, E. V., Kawachi, I., Subramanian, S. V., Sanchez, B. N., & Acevedo-Garcia, D. (2008). Differential effect of birthplace and length of residence on body mass index (BMI) by education, gender and race/ethnicity. Social Science & Medicine, 67(8), 1300-1310.

Stone, L. C., & Balderrama, C. H. (2008). Health inequalities among Latinos: What do we know and what can we do? Health & Social Work, 33(1), 3-7.

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.

Acosta, L. M., Acevedo-Garcia, D., Perzanowski, M. S., Mellins, R., Rosenfeld, L., Cortes, D., et al. (2008). The New York City Puerto Rican asthma project: Study design, methods, and baseline results. Journal of Asthma, 45(1), 51-57.

Cacari Stone, L., Viruell-Fuentes, E.A., Acevedo-Garcia, D. (2007). Understanding the socio-economic, health systems & policy threats to Latino health: Gaining new perspectives for the future. Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 5(Special Issue on Health Disparities & Social Justice), 82-104.

Mojica, C. M., Bastani, R., Ponce, N. A., & Boscardin, W. J. (2007). Latinas with abnormal breast findings: Patient predictors of timely diagnostic resolution. Journal of Women's Health 16(10), 1468-1477.

Bates, L. M., Acevedo-Garcia, D., Alegria, M., & Krieger, N. (2008). Immigration and generational trends in body mass index and obesity in the United States: Results of the National Latino and Asian American Survey, 2002-2003. American Journal of Publlic Health, 98(1), 70-77.

Acevedo-Garcia, D., Soobader, M. J., & Berkman, L. F. (2007). Low birthweight among US Hispanic/Latino subgroups: The effect of maternal foreign-born status and education. Social Science & Medicine, 65(12), 2503-2516.

Albertorio-Diaz, J. R., Notzon, F. C., & Rodriguez-Lainz, A. (2007). Diabetes hospitalization at the U.S.-Mexico border. Preventing Chronic Diseases, 4(2), A28.

Albertorio-Diaz, J. R., Notzon, F. C., & Rodriguez-Lainz, A. (2007). Diabetes hospitalization at the U.S.-Mexico border. Preventing Chronic Diseases, 4(2), A28.

Dallo, F. J., & Borrell, L. N. (2006). Self-reported diabetes and hypertension among Arab Americans in the United States. Ethnicity & Disease 16(3), 699-705.

Dallo, F. J., & James, S. A. (2000). Acculturation and blood pressure in a community-based sample of Chaldean-American women. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 2(3), 145-153.

Gold, D. R., & Acevedo-Garcia, D. (2005). Immigration to the United States and acculturation as risk factors for asthma and allergy. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 116(1), 38-41.

Abdulrahim, S., & Ajrouch, K. (2005). High-effort active coping and health outcomes among older Arab immigrants. Ethnicity & Disease, 15(Suppl 1), S1-110.

Acevedo-Garcia, D., Soobader, M. J., & Berkman, L. F. (2005). The differential effect of foreign-born status on low birth weight by race/ethnicity and education. Pediatrics, 115(1), e20-30.

Yoshikawa, H., Wilson, P. A., Chae, D. H., & Cheng, J. F. (2004). Do family and friendship networks protect against the influence of discrimination on mental health and HIV risk among Asian and Pacific Islander gay men? AIDS Education and Prevention, 16(1), 84-100.

Abraido-Lanza, A. F., Vasquez, E., & Echeverria, S. E. (2004). En las manos de Dios [in God's hands]: Religious and other forms of coping among Latinos with arthritis. Journal Consulting Clinical Psychology, 72(1), 91-102.

Acevedo-Garcia, D. (2001). Zip code-level risk factors for tuberculosis: Neighborhood environment and residential segregation in New Jersey, 1985-1992. American Journal of Public Health, 91(5), 734-741.

Zuvekas, A., Wells, B. L., & Lefkowitz, B. (2000). Mexican American infant mortality rate: Implications for public policy. Journal of Health Care for the Poor Underserved, 11(2), 243-257.

Albertorio, J. R., Holden-Pitt, L., & Rawlings, B. (1999). Preliminary results of the Annual Survey of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Youth in Puerto Rico: The first wave. American Annals of the Deaf, 144(5), 386-394.

Vadgama, J. V., Wu, Y., Datta, G., Khan, H., & Chillar, R. (1999). Plasma insulin-like growth factor-I and serum IGF-binding protein 3 can be associated with the progression of breast cancer, and predict the risk of recurrence and the probability of survival in African-American and Hispanic women. Oncology, 57(4), 330-340.

Mittman, I. S., Crombleholme, W. R., Green, J. R., & Golbus, M. S. (1998). Reproductive Genetic Counseling to Asian-Pacific and Latin American Immigrants. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 7, 49-70.