Affiliation: University College London
- Contraceptive use among South Asian women attending general practices in southwest LondonSonia Saxena
University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, Research and Developmentt Office, UK
Br J Gen Pract 52:392-4. 2002..Thirteen per cent of women had had a termination of pregnancy Although contraceptive use in this group is increasing, it has not yet reached national levels...
- Socioeconomic and ethnic group differences in self reported health status and use of health services by children and young people in England: cross sectional studySonia Saxena
Research and Development Directorate, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London NW1 2LT
BMJ 325:520. 2002..To examine whether self reported health status and use of health services varies in children of different social class and ethnic group...
- Ethnic group differences in overweight and obese children and young people in England: cross sectional surveyS Saxena
Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
Arch Dis Child 89:30-6. 2004..To determine the percentage of children and young adults who are obese or overweight within different ethnic and socioeconomic groups...
- Quality of primary care and hospital admissions for diabetes mellitus in EnglandAlex Bottle
School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 31:226-38. 2008..However, low neighborhood socioeconomic status is more strongly associated with hospital admission rates for diabetes...
- Association between quality of primary care and hospitalization for coronary heart disease in England: national cross-sectional studyAlex Bottle
Dr Foster Unit, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
J Gen Intern Med 23:135-41. 2008..A new pay-for-performance scheme for primary care physicians was introduced in England in 2004 as part of an initiative to link the quality of primary care with physician pay...
- Socio-economic status, ethnicity and diabetes management: an analysis of time trends using the health survey for EnglandChristopher Millett
Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 29:413-9. 2007..We examined trends in the management of diabetes in England between socio-economic and ethnic groups from 1998 to 2004...
- Practice size, caseload, deprivation and quality of care of patients with coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke in primary care: national cross-sectional studySonia Saxena
Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 7:96. 2007....
- Impact of a pay-for-performance incentive on support for smoking cessation and on smoking prevalence among people with diabetesChristopher Millett
Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, Wandsworth Primary Care Trust, London, England
CMAJ 176:1705-10. 2007....
- Impact on and use of health services by international migrants: questionnaire survey of inner city London A&E attendersSally Hargreaves
International Health Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, London, W12 ONN, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 6:153. 2006..We compared sociodemographic characteristics and impact of migrant groups and UK-born patients presenting to a hospital A&E/Walk-In Centre and prior use of community-based General Practitioner (GP) services...
- Diabetes management in the USA and England: comparative analysis of national surveysArch G Mainous
Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
J R Soc Med 99:463-9. 2006..To compare diabetes management in adults between England and the United States, particularly focusing on the impact of a universal access health insurance system...
- A systematic review of parental perception of overweight status in childrenLauren L Parry
Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
J Ambul Care Manage 31:253-68. 2008..More than half of parents cannot recognize when their child is overweight. Relying on parents to seek help for their overweight children is likely to be ineffective, and hence population-based screening may be justified...
- Ethnic variations in sexual activity and contraceptive use: national cross-sectional surveySonia Saxena
Division of Epidemiology Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London Charing Cross Campus, W6 8RP London, UK
Contraception 74:224-33. 2006..Our objective was to compare data on contraceptive use in relation to reported sexual activity in women from different minority ethnic groups...
- Ethnic disparities in diabetes management and pay-for-performance in the UK: the Wandsworth Prospective Diabetes StudyChristopher Millett
Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, Wandsworth Primary Care Trust, London, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 4:e191. 2007..We examined disparities in management of people with diabetes and intermediate clinical outcomes within a multiethnic population in primary care before and after the introduction of the new contract in April 2004...
- Ethnicity and quality of diabetes care in a health system with universal coverage: population-based cross-sectional survey in primary careJeremy Gray
Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, Wandsworth Primary Care Trust, London, SW11 6HN, UK
J Gen Intern Med 22:1317-20. 2007..The UK has a universal health care system that is free at the point of access. Over the past decade, the UK government has implemented an ambitious agenda of quality improvement initiatives in chronic disease management...
- Ambulatory antibiotic prescribing for acute bronchitis and cough and hospital admissions for respiratory infections: time trends analysisArch G Mainous
Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
J R Soc Med 99:358-62. 2006..To examine the relationship between ambulatory antibiotic prescribing for acute bronchitis and cough with hospital admissions for respiratory infections in the USA between 1996 and 2003...
- Association of population and practice factors with potentially avoidable admission rates for chronic diseases in London: cross sectional analysisSonia Saxena
Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London W6 8RP
J R Soc Med 99:81-9. 2006..To examine the association between underlying ill health, material deprivation and primary care supply factors and hospital admission rates for potentially avoidable admissions in primary care trusts in London...
- Heterogeneity in management of diabetes mellitus among Latino ethnic subgroups in the United StatesArch G Mainous
Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
J Am Board Fam Med 20:598-605. 2007..The purpose of this study was to examine the quality of diabetes care among ethnic subgroups of the Latino population in the United States while accounting for aspects of acculturation and access to care...
- Charging systems for migrants in primary care: the experiences of family doctors in a high-migrant area of LondonSally Hargreaves
International Health Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
J Travel Med 15:13-8. 2008..We aimed to explore the impact of OVs on primary care services and to assess the views of health-care providers about current charging systems...
- Five-year incidence of cataract in older persons with diabetes and pre-diabetesSonia Saxena
University of Sydney, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 11:271-7. 2004..A population-based, cohort study of 2335 persons with baseline ages 49 years or older resident in the Blue Mountains region, west of Sydney, Australia)...
- English language skills and diabetes and hypertension among foreign-born South Asian adults in EnglandArch G Mainous
Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
Public Health Rep 121:331-6. 2006