L Suarez

Summary

Affiliation: Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, behavior, and fears concerning breast and cervical cancer among older low-income Mexican-American women
    L Suarez
    Texas Department of Health, Austin, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:137-42. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Why a peer intervention program for Mexican-American women failed to modify the secular trend in cancer screening
    L Suarez
    Texas Cancer Registry, Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756 3199, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:411-7. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Neural tube defects among Mexican Americans living on the US-Mexico border: effects of folic acid and dietary folate
    L Suarez
    Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:1017-23. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Texas physician immunization practices
    R A Roche
    Associateship for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756, USA
    Med Care 38:686-92. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of hyperinsulinemia and obesity on risk of neural tube defects among Mexican Americans
    K A Hendricks
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756, USA
    Epidemiology 12:630-5. 2001

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Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, behavior, and fears concerning breast and cervical cancer among older low-income Mexican-American women
    L Suarez
    Texas Department of Health, Austin, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:137-42. 1997
    ..We documented the knowledge and fears concerning cancer of an older population of Mexican-American women and how these factors relate to screening behavior and sociodemographic characteristics...
  2. ncbi request reprint Why a peer intervention program for Mexican-American women failed to modify the secular trend in cancer screening
    L Suarez
    Texas Cancer Registry, Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756 3199, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:411-7. 1997
    ..We evaluated an intervention program for Mexican-American women to increase Pap smear and mammography screening...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neural tube defects among Mexican Americans living on the US-Mexico border: effects of folic acid and dietary folate
    L Suarez
    Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:1017-23. 2000
    ..73; 95% CI: 0.31, 1.72). The fact that the primary folic acid exposure was in the form of dietary polyglutamates rather than the more easily absorbed supplemental monoglutamates may explain an apparent decreased effect in this population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Texas physician immunization practices
    R A Roche
    Associateship for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756, USA
    Med Care 38:686-92. 2000
    ..We report on a survey measuring the immunization knowledge and practice of Texas pediatricians, family practitioners, and general practitioners...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of hyperinsulinemia and obesity on risk of neural tube defects among Mexican Americans
    K A Hendricks
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756, USA
    Epidemiology 12:630-5. 2001
    ..45, 95% CI = 0.84-2.51). Hyperinsulinemia is a strong risk factor for neural tube defects and may be the driving force for the observed risk in obese women...