J B Kirby

Summary

Affiliation: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Race, place, and obesity: the complex relationships among community racial/ethnic composition, individual race/ethnicity, and obesity in the United States
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1572-8. 2012
  2. pmc Unhealthy and uninsured: exploring racial differences in health and health insurance coverage using a life table approach
    James B Kirby
    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Rockville, MD, USA
    Demography 47:1035-51. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Explaining racial and ethnic differences in antidepressant use among adolescents
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:342-63. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Exposure, resistance, and recovery: a three-dimensional framework for the study of mortality from infectious disease
    J B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Soc Sci Med 53:1205-15. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Explaining racial and ethnic disparities in health care
    James B Kirby
    Center for Cost, Financing and Access Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:I64-72. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Has the increase in HMO enrollment within the Medicaid population changed the pattern of health service use and expenditures?
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Cost and Financing Studies, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Med Care 41:III24-III34. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The influence of parental separation on smoking initiation in adolescents
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2101 E Jefferson St, Suite 500, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:56-71. 2002
  8. pmc Community and individual race/ethnicity and home health care use among elderly persons in the United States
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1251-67. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to health care for nonmetro and metro Latinos of Mexican origin in the United States
    Terceira A Berdahl
    Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 45:647-54. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Explaining racial and ethnic differences in children's use of stimulant medications
    Julie L Hudson
    Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality NIH, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 45:1068-75. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Race, place, and obesity: the complex relationships among community racial/ethnic composition, individual race/ethnicity, and obesity in the United States
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1572-8. 2012
    ..We explored the association between community racial/ethnic composition and obesity risk...
  2. pmc Unhealthy and uninsured: exploring racial differences in health and health insurance coverage using a life table approach
    James B Kirby
    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Rockville, MD, USA
    Demography 47:1035-51. 2010
    ..Racial disparities in insurance coverage are thus likely more severe than indicated by previous research...
  3. doi request reprint Explaining racial and ethnic differences in antidepressant use among adolescents
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:342-63. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Exposure, resistance, and recovery: a three-dimensional framework for the study of mortality from infectious disease
    J B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Soc Sci Med 53:1205-15. 2001
    ..I apply this conceptual framework to morbidity and mortality from cholera across 41 less developed nations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Explaining racial and ethnic disparities in health care
    James B Kirby
    Center for Cost, Financing and Access Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:I64-72. 2006
    ..We build on this previous research by incorporating additional factors such as attitudes about health care and neighborhood characteristics, as well as separately analyzing different Hispanic subgroups...
  6. ncbi request reprint Has the increase in HMO enrollment within the Medicaid population changed the pattern of health service use and expenditures?
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Cost and Financing Studies, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Med Care 41:III24-III34. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The influence of parental separation on smoking initiation in adolescents
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2101 E Jefferson St, Suite 500, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:56-71. 2002
    ..It does so in part by raising depressive symptoms and rebelliousness in adolescents. Despite the significance of these indirect effects, however, the bulk of the effect of parental separation on smoking initiation is direct...
  8. pmc Community and individual race/ethnicity and home health care use among elderly persons in the United States
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1251-67. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the interaction between individual race/ethnicity and community racial/ethnic composition is associated with health-related home care use among elderly persons in the United States...
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to health care for nonmetro and metro Latinos of Mexican origin in the United States
    Terceira A Berdahl
    Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 45:647-54. 2007
    ..A growing number of Latinos are moving to nonmetro areas, but little research has examined how this trend might affect the Latino-disadvantage in access to healthcare...
  10. ncbi request reprint Explaining racial and ethnic differences in children's use of stimulant medications
    Julie L Hudson
    Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality NIH, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 45:1068-75. 2007
    ..To document and explain racial/ethnic differences in the use of stimulant drugs among US children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Access to health care: does neighborhood residential instability matter?
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:142-55. 2006
    ..This association persists even when the prevalence of poverty, the supply of health care, and a variety of individual characteristics are held constant. We offer explanations for these findings and suggest directions for future research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and access to health care
    James B Kirby
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 46:15-31. 2005
    ..This suggests that when individuals who are disadvantaged are concentrated into specific areas, disadvantage becomes an "emergent characteristic " of those areas that predicts the ability of residents to obtain health care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health insurance and family structure: the case of adolescents in skipped-generation families
    James B Kirby
    U S Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:146-65. 2002
    ..Even after controlling for income, work status, and education, adolescents in skipped-generation families were still more likely to have public insurance and less likely to have private insurance compared with other adolescents...