L N Borrell

Summary

Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of smoking and physical inactivity on advancing mortality in U.S. adults
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:484-7. 2014
  2. pmc Racial discrimination, racial/ethnic segregation, and health behaviors in the CARDIA study
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA
    Ethn Health 18:227-43. 2013
  3. pmc Childhood obesity and asthma control in the GALA II and SAGE II studies
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate Program in Public Health, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:697-702. 2013
  4. pmc Examining periodontal disease disparities among U.S. adults 20 years of age and older: NHANES III (1988-1994) and NHANES 1999-2004
    Luisa N Borrell
    The City University of New York, Lehman College, Department of Health Sciences, New York, NY 10468, USA
    Public Health Rep 127:497-506. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Periodontal treatment may control glycemic status among diabetic patients
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College CUNY, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 11:92-4. 2011
  6. pmc Race/ethnicity and all-cause mortality in US adults: revisiting the Hispanic paradox
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:836-43. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities on self-reported hypertension in New York City: examining disparities among Hispanic subgroups
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:429-36. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Black/white disparity in self-reported hypertension: the role of nativity status
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1148-62. 2008
  9. pmc Self-reported diabetes in Hispanic subgroup, non-Hispanic black, and non-Hispanic white populations: National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2005
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate Program in Public Health, Lehman College, City University of New York, 250 Bedford Park Blvd W, Gillet 336, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:702-10. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported hypertension and race among hispanic and non-hispanic adults: the New York City community Health Survey
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:299-305. 2008

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of smoking and physical inactivity on advancing mortality in U.S. adults
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:484-7. 2014
    ..S. adults aged 18 years or more who participated in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and were followed to December 31, 2006...
  2. pmc Racial discrimination, racial/ethnic segregation, and health behaviors in the CARDIA study
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA
    Ethn Health 18:227-43. 2013
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  3. pmc Childhood obesity and asthma control in the GALA II and SAGE II studies
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate Program in Public Health, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:697-702. 2013
    ..However, most prior investigations on obesity and asthma control have not focused on pediatric populations, considered environmental exposures, or included minority children...
  4. pmc Examining periodontal disease disparities among U.S. adults 20 years of age and older: NHANES III (1988-1994) and NHANES 1999-2004
    Luisa N Borrell
    The City University of New York, Lehman College, Department of Health Sciences, New York, NY 10468, USA
    Public Health Rep 127:497-506. 2012
    ..S. adults according to age, sex, race/ethnicity, country of birth, education, income, and poverty-income ratio within and between the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III, 1988-1994) and NHANES 1999-2004...
  5. ncbi request reprint Periodontal treatment may control glycemic status among diabetic patients
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College CUNY, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 11:92-4. 2011
  6. pmc Race/ethnicity and all-cause mortality in US adults: revisiting the Hispanic paradox
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:836-43. 2012
    ..We examined the association between race/ethnicity and all-cause mortality risk in US adults and whether this association differs by nativity status...
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities on self-reported hypertension in New York City: examining disparities among Hispanic subgroups
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:429-36. 2011
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  8. doi request reprint Black/white disparity in self-reported hypertension: the role of nativity status
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1148-62. 2008
    ..S. is important in itself, suggesting that there may be selection factors deleterious to foreign-born Blacks' health after entering the U.S...
  9. pmc Self-reported diabetes in Hispanic subgroup, non-Hispanic black, and non-Hispanic white populations: National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2005
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate Program in Public Health, Lehman College, City University of New York, 250 Bedford Park Blvd W, Gillet 336, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:702-10. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported hypertension and race among hispanic and non-hispanic adults: the New York City community Health Survey
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:299-305. 2008
    ..To examine the association between race/ethnicity and prevalence of self-reported hypertension in adults who participated in the 2005 Community Health Survey...
  11. pmc Race, ethnicity, and self-reported hypertension: analysis of data from the National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2005
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University MailmanSchool of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:313-9. 2009
    ..I estimated the association between race and self-reported hypertension among Hispanics and non-Hispanics and determined whether this association was stronger among non-Hispanics...
  12. pmc Disparities in self-reported hypertension in Hispanic subgroups, non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white adults: the national health interview survey
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:803-12. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Health policies in the US: can they increase or decrease the gap between subgroups of the population? The case of folic acid
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate Program in Public Health, Lehman College, CUNY, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Gillet 336, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1067-8. 2008
  14. pmc Perceived racial/ethnic discrimination, smoking and alcohol consumption in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate Program in Public Health, Lehman College, City University of New York, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Prev Med 51:307-12. 2010
    ..To examine the association of perceived racial/ethnic discrimination with smoking and alcohol consumption in adults participating in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis...
  15. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in all-cause mortality in U.S. adults: the effect of allostatic load
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Graduate Program in Public Health, Lehman College, City University of New York Institute for Health Equity, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:810-6. 2010
    ..We used 13,715 records of participants aged 25 years and older from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) linked to the National Death Index...
  16. pmc A symmetrized Theil index measure of health disparities: An example using dental caries in U.S. children and adolescents
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, USA
    Stat Med 30:277-90. 2011
    ..These findings are consistently observed for both the overall STI and its between-group component across gender, race/ethnicity, country of birth, survey respondent's education, income and poverty-income ratio...
  17. doi request reprint Self-rated general and oral health in New York City adults: assessing the effect of individual and neighborhood social factors
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:361-71. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Social disparities in periodontitis among US adults: the effect of allostatic load
    L N Borrell
    Graduate Program in Public Health, Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:144-9. 2011
    ..The association between periodontitis and allostatic load and whether this association differed by race/ethnicity, education, income and age among US adults were examined...
  19. doi request reprint All-cause mortality among Hispanics in the United States: exploring heterogeneity by nativity status, country of origin, and race in the National Health Interview Survey-linked Mortality Files
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:336-43. 2009
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  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends in periodontitis in the USA: the [corrected] NHANES, 1988 to 2000
    L N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, 16th Floor, Room 1611, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Dent Res 84:924-30. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate that the prevalence of periodontitis has decreased between the NHANES III and the NHANES 1999-2000 for all racial/ethnic groups in the USA...
  21. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic neighborhood concentration and self-reported health in New York City
    Kellee White
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:900-8. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Is there homogeneity in periodontal health between African Americans and Mexican Americans?
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:97-110. 2002
    ..This study identified and contrasted prevalence and predictors of periodontitis among African Americans, Mexican Americans, and non-Hispanic Whites in the US adult population...
  23. doi request reprint Self-reported lifetime asthma and nativity status in U.S. children and adolescents: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Sharon P Joseph
    The New York Children s Health Project, Community Pediatrics Programs, The Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY 10459, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:125-39. 2010
    ..S.-born counterparts to have asthma. The findings of this study underscore the importance of inquiring about nativity status when studying asthma among U.S. children and adolescents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in the dental office: using NHANES III to estimate the probability of undiagnosed disease
    L N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Periodontal Res 42:559-65. 2007
    ..Because 60% of Americans see a dentist at least once per year for routine, nonemergent, care, it is reasonable to propose that the dental office can be a healthcare location actively involved in screening for unidentified diabetes...
  25. pmc Race/ethnicity and self-reported diabetes among adults in the National Health Interview Survey: 2000-2003
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:616-25. 2007
    ..We investigated the effect of race among Hispanic and non-Hispanic people on self-reported diabetes after adjusting for selected individual characteristics and known risk factors...
  26. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in obesity among US-born and foreign-born adults by sex and education
    Debbie S Barrington
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:422-4. 2010
    ..Comprehension of these relationships is vital for conducting effective obesity research and interventions within an increasingly diverse United States...
  27. pmc Prevalence and determinants of isolated systolic hypertension among young adults: the 1999-2004 US National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey
    Regina C Grebla
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Rhode Island, New York, USA
    J Hypertens 28:15-23. 2010
    ..We examined the prevalence and determinants of ISH in this age group using the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) and made comparisons using data from NHANES III (1988-1994)...
  28. doi request reprint The dental office visit as a potential opportunity for diabetes screening: an analysis using NHANES 2003-2004 data
    Shiela M Strauss
    NYU College of Nursing, 726 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:156-62. 2010
    ..The data were also used to determine whether at-risk individuals with periodontitis visited a dental professional recently, so that they could avail themselves of this opportunity for screening, if offered...
  29. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health and race among Hispanic and non-Hispanic adults
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:229-38. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between race and self-rated health among Hispanics and non-Hispanics using data from the National Health Interview Survey 2000-2003...
  30. pmc Skin color and mortality risk among men: the Puerto Rico Heart Health Program
    Luisa N Borrell
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:335-41. 2007
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  31. pmc Childhood asthma and extreme values of body mass index: the Harlem Children's Zone Asthma Initiative
    Helen L Kwon
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 83:421-33. 2006
    ..Early interventions that concomitantly address asthma and weight gain are needed among pre-school and school-aged children...
  32. pmc Social factors and periodontitis in an older population
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:748-54. 2004
    ..We assessed the prevalences of periodontitis by education and income levels among US adults with data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  33. ncbi request reprint Periodontitis in the United States: beyond black and white
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, PH 18, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:92-101. 2002
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  34. ncbi request reprint The role of individual and neighborhood social factors on periodontitis: the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Periodontol 77:444-53. 2006
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  35. pmc Socioeconomic disadvantage and periodontal disease: the Dental Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, School of Dental and Oral Surgeons, Columbia University, 722 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:332-9. 2006
    ..We used data from the Dental Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study to examine whether individual- and neighborhood-level socioeconomic characteristics were associated with periodontal disease...
  36. pmc Education and diabetes in a racially and ethnically diverse population
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, School of Dental and Oral Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1637-42. 2006
    ..We used data from the National Health Interview Survey (1997-2002) to examine the association between education and the prevalence of diabetes in US adults and whether this relation differs by race/ethnicity...
  37. pmc Periodontitis is associated with cognitive impairment among older adults: analysis of NHANES-III
    J M Noble
    Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1206-11. 2009
    ..Dementia is a major public health problem likely related to a complex interaction between genetics and diseases associated with systemic inflammation, including diabetes, smoking and stroke...
  38. ncbi request reprint Social disparities in periodontitis among United States adults 1999-2004
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY10032, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:383-91. 2008
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  39. pmc Health risk behaviors and prostate specific antigen awareness among men in California
    Firas S Ahmed
    Department of Medicine Division of General Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 180:658-62; discussion 662. 2008
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  40. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood characteristics and mortality in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:398-407. 2004
    ..This study investigates the relationship between neighbourhood characteristics and mortality (all-cause, cardiovascular disease [CVD], and cancer) in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC)...
  41. pmc Influence of nativity status on breast cancer risk among US black women
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 83:211-20. 2006
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  42. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of BMI with socioeconomic characteristics
    Mahasin S Mujahid
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Obes Res 13:1412-21. 2005
    ..To examine cross sectional and longitudinal associations of socioeconomic position and neighborhood environments with BMI in a middle-aged and bi-ethnic cohort...
  43. ncbi request reprint Perception of general and oral health in White and African American adults: assessing the effect of neighborhood socioeconomic conditions
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:363-73. 2004
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  44. ncbi request reprint The oral health status of adolescents in northern Manhattan
    Dennis A Mitchell
    Harlem Hositpal Center Department of Dentistry, NY, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:814-32. 2007
    ..Finally, effective community-based oral disease prevention and health promotion programs are sorely needed to improve these youths' oral health...
  45. ncbi request reprint Self-reported racial discrimination and substance use in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Adults Study
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1068-79. 2007
    ..These associations were similarly positive in Whites but not significant. Substance use may be an unhealthy coping response to perceived unfair treatment for some individuals, regardless of their race/ethnicity...
  46. pmc Neighbourhood environments and mortality in an elderly cohort: results from the cardiovascular health study
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:917-23. 2004
    ..It has been postulated that neighbourhood conditions are related to the health of the elderly population but longitudinal studies are rare and confounding by individual level variables remains a possibility...
  47. ncbi request reprint Self-reported hypertension and race among Hispanics in the National Health Interview Survey
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:71-7. 2006
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  48. ncbi request reprint Oral health and health care for older adults: a spatial approach for addressing disparities and planning services
    Luisa N Borrell
    Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 26:252-6. 2006
    ..By presenting multiple layers of local information juxtaposed, GIS can help provide directions for planning oral health service delivery for seniors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health, perceived racial discrimination, and skin color in African Americans in the CARDIA study
    Luisa N Borrell
    Columbia University New York, NY, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:1415-27. 2006
    ..Further studies of the health consequences of discrimination will require investigation of both the upstream determinants of discrimination and the downstream mechanisms by which perceived discrimination affects health outcomes...
  50. pmc Effects of race, neighborhood, and social network on age at initiation of injection drug use
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 4th Floor, Room R422, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:689-95. 2005
    ..We investigated individual- and neighborhood-level factors associated with adolescent initiation of injection drug use...
  51. pmc Effect of socioeconomic status on exposures to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) among pregnant African-American women
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:250-5. 2004
    ..Neither income nor education was associated with concentrations of DDE. The authors concluded that maternal socioeconomic indicators may influence the effects of exposure to PCBs among African-American pregnant women...
  52. pmc Neighbourhood food environment and gestational diabetes in New York City
    Teresa Janevic
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:249-54. 2010
    ..Future research, including validity studies, on the neighbourhood food environment, obesity during pregnancy and gestational diabetes is warranted...
  53. doi request reprint Associations of neighborhood problems and neighborhood social cohesion with mental health and health behaviors: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Sandra Echeverria
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Health Place 14:853-65. 2008
    ..Results for neighborhood problems were robust to the use of aggregate measures but results for social cohesion generally were not. Future work should determine the health effect of modifying specific features of the neighborhood context...
  54. ncbi request reprint Analytical epidemiology of periodontitis
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 32:132-58. 2005
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  55. pmc Residential segregation and Latino, black and white mortality in New York City
    Sanae Inagami
    Veterans Affairs, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Division of General Internal Medicine 111G, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90073, USA
    J Urban Health 83:406-20. 2006
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  56. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the effect of race on established periodontitis prevalence
    Luisa N Borrell
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1076, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:20-9. 2003
    ..This paper identifies differences in prevalence of established periodontitis and evaluates factors that might explain the differences between non-Hispanic African Americans (n = 232) and whites (n = 199) in the Detroit tricounty area...
  57. ncbi request reprint Self-reported diabetes and hypertension among Arab Americans in the United States
    Florence J Dallo
    Survey Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:699-705. 2006
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  58. doi request reprint Nativity status and patient perceptions of the patient-physician encounter: results from the Commonwealth Fund 2001 survey on disparities in quality of health care
    Florence J Dallo
    University of Texas, School of Public Health, Dallas Regional Campus, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Med Care 46:185-91. 2008
    ..Although racial and ethnic differences in healthcare have been extensively documented in the United States, little attention has been paid to the quality of health care for the foreign-born population in the United States...
  59. pmc Racial identity among Hispanics: implications for health and well-being
    Luisa N Borrell
    Am J Public Health 95:379-81. 2005
  60. pmc Ancestry-environment interactions and asthma risk among Puerto Ricans
    Shweta Choudhry
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1088-93. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that, in this admixed population, the association between SES and asthma may interact with genetic ancestry...
  61. ncbi request reprint The role of social class on health behaviors and psychosocial factors: the United States experience
    Luisa N Borrell
    Soz Praventivmed 50:193-4. 2005
  62. pmc Latino populations: a unique opportunity for the study of race, genetics, and social environment in epidemiological research
    Esteban Gonzalez Burchard
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0833, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2161-8. 2005
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  63. pmc Dissecting complex diseases in complex populations: asthma in latino americans
    Shweta Choudhry
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 4:226-33. 2007
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Research Grants2

  1. MEASURING & DOCUMENTING DISPARITIES IN ORAL HEALTH: A PRACTICAL APPROACH
    Luisa Borrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, the developed measures have the potential to be used to measure health disparities related to age, gender, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic position on other oral health outcomes and health outcomes in general. ..