Sabrina T Wong

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint College students' perceptions of their experiences: what do minority students think?
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, Culture, Gender, and Health Research Unit, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, T 161, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Nurs Educ 47:190-5. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint An empirical evaluation of social support and psychological well-being in older Chinese and Korean immigrants
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Culture, Gender, and Health Research Unit, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ethn Health 12:43-67. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between parent emotion, parent behavior, and health status of young African American and Latino children
    Sabrina T Wong
    School of Nursing Culture, Gender, and Health Research Unit and Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 21:434-42. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The changing meaning of family support among older Chinese and Korean immigrants
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, Culture, Gender, and Health Research Unit, School of Nursing and Centre for Health Services Policy Research, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, T 161, Vancouver, B C V6T 2B5, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S4-9. 2006
  5. pmc Disparities in colorectal cancer screening rates among Asian Americans and non-Latino whites
    Sabrina T Wong
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Cancer 104:2940-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Disparities in the financial burden of children's healthcare expenditures
    Sabrina T Wong
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T161 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2B5, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1008-13. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Consumer assessment of the quality of interpersonal processes of prenatal care among ethnically diverse low-income women: development of a new measure
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 14:118-29. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Examining the types of social support and the actual sources of support in older Chinese and Korean immigrants
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, Culture, Gender, and Health Unit Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 61:105-21. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Measurement adequacy of parenting and children's functional status in African American and Latino families
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Vancouver, Canada
    J Nurs Meas 12:47-62. 2004
  10. doi request reprint A scoping literature review of collaboration between primary care and public health
    Ruth Martin-Misener
    School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, 5869 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:327-46. 2012

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint College students' perceptions of their experiences: what do minority students think?
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, Culture, Gender, and Health Research Unit, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, T 161, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Nurs Educ 47:190-5. 2008
    ..Adding school-level variables to the regression models helped explain some additional variance in student perceptions. A comprehensive, long-term commitment to the retention of students from diverse backgrounds is needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint An empirical evaluation of social support and psychological well-being in older Chinese and Korean immigrants
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Culture, Gender, and Health Research Unit, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ethn Health 12:43-67. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between parent emotion, parent behavior, and health status of young African American and Latino children
    Sabrina T Wong
    School of Nursing Culture, Gender, and Health Research Unit and Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 21:434-42. 2006
    ..Implementing a rapid screening test for depression and further assessment of parenting behaviors could identify those needing more assistance in developing positive parenting skills...
  4. ncbi request reprint The changing meaning of family support among older Chinese and Korean immigrants
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, Culture, Gender, and Health Research Unit, School of Nursing and Centre for Health Services Policy Research, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, T 161, Vancouver, B C V6T 2B5, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S4-9. 2006
    ..Our objective in this study was to examine how family social-support expectations have changed among older Chinese and Korean U.S. immigrants...
  5. pmc Disparities in colorectal cancer screening rates among Asian Americans and non-Latino whites
    Sabrina T Wong
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Cancer 104:2940-7. 2005
    ..Other strategies for increasing CRC screening may include using a more family-centered approach and using qualified translators...
  6. ncbi request reprint Disparities in the financial burden of children's healthcare expenditures
    Sabrina T Wong
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T161 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2B5, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1008-13. 2005
    ..To examine whether income-related disparities in the burden of children's out-of-pocket health care expenditures have diminished with the expansions in public insurance for children in low-income families...
  7. ncbi request reprint Consumer assessment of the quality of interpersonal processes of prenatal care among ethnically diverse low-income women: development of a new measure
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 14:118-29. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to develop a multidimensional measure of prenatal interpersonal processes of care (PIPC) that demonstrates reliability and validity in ethnically diverse women in Medicaid managed care plans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Examining the types of social support and the actual sources of support in older Chinese and Korean immigrants
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, Culture, Gender, and Health Unit Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 61:105-21. 2005
    ..Despite their reticence in asking for help outside the family, elders are seeking help from other sources, such as ethnic churches and the government...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measurement adequacy of parenting and children's functional status in African American and Latino families
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Vancouver, Canada
    J Nurs Meas 12:47-62. 2004
    ..Different factor loadings for some items for Hispanics and African Americans suggest different interpretation of items between the two cultural groups...
  10. doi request reprint A scoping literature review of collaboration between primary care and public health
    Ruth Martin-Misener
    School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, 5869 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:327-46. 2012
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  11. pmc The social paediatrics initiative: a RICHER model of primary health care for at risk children and their families
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing and Research, 6190 Agronomy Road, 302, Vancouver, V6T 1Z3, BC, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:158. 2012
    ..This study provides the first examination of a model of delivering PHC, using a Social Paediatrics approach...
  12. ncbi request reprint The essential and potentially inappropriate use of antipsychotics across income groups: an analysis of linked administrative data
    Joseph H Puyat
    Student, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Can J Psychiatry 57:488-95. 2012
    ..Conclusion: People from low-income households have slightly lower levels of essential antipsychotic use and are more likely to receive potentially inappropriate antipsychotic treatment...
  13. doi request reprint Patient activation in primary healthcare: a comparison between healthier individuals and those with a chronic illness
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, School of Public and Population Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Med Care 49:469-79. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment decision making among Chinese women with DCIS
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 26:53-73. 2008
    ..Women's reflections on the decision-making process provided insights into how to improve information and support treatment decision making in ways that are accessible to them...
  15. pmc Closing the health equity gap: evidence-based strategies for primary health care organizations
    Annette J Browne
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 11:59. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint "He's more typically female because he's not afraid to cry": connecting heterosexual gender relations and men's depression
    John L Oliffe
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver, Bristish Coumbia, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 73:775-82. 2011
    ..Opportunities for couples to assess their relationship dynamics within a broad range of gender relations might support couples' connectedness and life quality amid the challenges that accompany men's depression...
  17. doi request reprint Beyond greener pastures: exploring contexts surrounding Filipino nurse migration in Canada through oral history
    Charlene Ronquillo
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Nurs Inq 18:262-75. 2011
    ..This study explores the complex connections between various factors motivating Filipino nurse migration, the decision-making process, and other pre-migration experiences...
  18. pmc Developing a performance measurement framework and indicators for community health service facilities in urban China
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing and Centre for Health Services Policy Research, 6190 Agronomy Road, 302, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 11:91. 2010
    ..We report on the development of the China results-based Logic Model for Community Health Facilities and Stations (CHS) and a set of relevant PHC indicators intended to measure CHS priorities...
  19. pmc Measurement of social support across women from four ethnic groups: evidence of factorial invariance
    Sabrina T Wong
    Culture, Gender, Health Research Unit, School of Nursing, and Center for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, T 161, Vancouver, BC, V6T 2B5, Canada
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 25:45-58. 2010
    ..It can used to examine social support within one ethnic group and for comparative research across diverse ethnic groups of women...
  20. doi request reprint Factors associated with differences in Canadian perinatal nurses' attitudes toward birth practices
    Sarah J Liva
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 41:761-73. 2012
    ..To test whether demographic characteristics predict registered nurses' attitudes toward birth practices...
  21. ncbi request reprint The RICHER social pediatrics model: fostering access and reducing inequities in children's health
    M Judith Lynam
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, Vancouver, BC
    Healthc Q 14:41-6. 2011
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  22. pmc Using visual displays to communicate risk of cancer to women from diverse race/ethnic backgrounds
    Sabrina T Wong
    Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, UCSF, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:327-35. 2012
    ..This study evaluated how well women from diverse race/ethnic groups were able to take a quantitative cancer risk statistic verbally provided to them and report it in a visual format...
  23. pmc Perceptions of unmet healthcare needs: what do Punjabi and Chinese-speaking immigrants think? A qualitative study
    Emily G Marshall
    School of Nursing and Center for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 2B5, Canada ca
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:46. 2010
    ..Our study examined: 1) How are unmet healthcare needs conceptualized among Chinese- and Punjabi-speaking immigrants? 2) Are their primary healthcare experiences related to their unmet healthcare needs?..
  24. pmc Registration for public drug benefits across areas of differing ethnic composition in British Columbia, Canada
    Vivian W Leong
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:171. 2010
    ..Given past research suggesting that registration processes may pose an access barrier to certain subpopulations, we aimed to determine whether registration rates varied across small geographic areas that differed in ethnic composition...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patient perspectives on primary health care in rural communities: effects of geography on access, continuity and efficiency
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 9:1142. 2009
    ..We conducted seven focus groups with people (n = 50) living in rural communities, in British Columbia, Canada, as they reflected on priorities for and use of PHC...
  26. doi request reprint Ethnic disparities in antipsychotic drug use in British Columbia: a cross-sectional retrospective study
    Joseph H Puyat
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, 201 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1026-31. 2011
    ..This study examined ethnic disparities in antipsychotic therapy in a population with significant Asian representation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Strategies for moving towards equity in recruitment of rural and Aboriginal research participants
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 13:2453. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint The influence of culture on the oral health-related beliefs and behaviours of elderly chinese immigrants: a meta-synthesis of the literature
    Andre Smith
    Department of Sociology and Centre on Aging, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 28:27-47. 2013
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  29. doi request reprint Methods, strategies and technologies used to conduct a scoping literature review of collaboration between primary care and public health
    Ruta Valaitis
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:219-36. 2012
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  30. ncbi request reprint The unmet health needs of East Asian high school students: are homestay students at risk?
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, NEXUS and Centre for Health Services Policy Research, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, T 161, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5
    Can J Public Health 101:241-5. 2010
    ..Our objectives were to examine: 1) the characteristics of homestay youth compared to immigrant and Canadian-born East Asian youth and 2) whether their health risk behaviours are similar to immigrant or Canadian-born East Asian youth...
  31. ncbi request reprint Health promotion and psychosocial services and women's assessments of interpersonal prenatal care in Medicaid managed care
    Carol C Korenbrot
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:135-49. 2005
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  32. pmc Out-of-pocket financial burden for low-income families with children: socioeconomic disparities and effects of insurance
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1722-36. 2005
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  33. ncbi request reprint Adolescent health care expenditures: a descriptive profile
    Paul W Newacheck
    Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 265, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:3-11. 2003
    ..To examine health care spending patterns for U.S. adolescents aged 10 to 18 years using nationally representative household survey data...
  34. pmc Rural American Indian Medicaid health care services use and health care costs in California
    Sabrina T Wong
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:363-70. 2006
    ..We determined differences in Medicaid service use and health care costs in a rural Indian Health Service (IHS) user population of American Indians and Alaska Natives as compared with Whites...
  35. pmc Shared decision making and the experience of partnership in primary care
    George W Saba
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif 94110, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:54-62. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between these perspectives, we examined shared decision making (SDM) and the subjective experience of partnership for patients and physicians in primary care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Public health nurses' (Phns) perceptions of their role in early postpartum discharge
    Cheryl L Cusack
    Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 99:206-11. 2008
    ..Given high numbers of births per year, this program has affected PHNs' practice. This descriptive qualitative study aimed to explore PHNs' perceptions of EPD and its effects on their practice...