Nasar U Ahmed

Summary

Affiliation: Florida International University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Factors explaining racial/ethnic disparities in rates of physician recommendation for colorectal cancer screening
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e91-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Clustering very low-income, insured women's mammography screening barriers into potentially functional subgroups
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e259-66. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of mammography intervention in insured very low-income women
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, HLS 588, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1790-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Breast cancer knowledge and barriers to mammography in a low-income managed care population
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:261-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Are women with functional limitations at high risk of underutilization of mammography screening?
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:79-87. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes needed in the healthcare system: perspectives of lay health workers
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 29:17-23. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Empowering factors for regular mammography screening in under-served populations: pilot survey results in Tennessee
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stemple School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:387-94. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Empowering factors in repeat mammography: insights from the stories of underserved women
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tenn, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 27:348-55. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer prevention: adherence patterns and correlates of tests done for screening purposes within United States populations
    Ashar Ata
    Department of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr D B Todd Jr Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:134-43. 2006
  10. pmc Prevalence and correlates of initiation of smoking behavior among preteen black and white children
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Clinical Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:200-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Factors explaining racial/ethnic disparities in rates of physician recommendation for colorectal cancer screening
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e91-9. 2013
    ..Physician recommendation plays a crucial role in receiving endoscopic screening for colorectal cancer (CRC). This study explored factors associated with racial/ethnic differences in rates of screening recommendation...
  2. doi request reprint Clustering very low-income, insured women's mammography screening barriers into potentially functional subgroups
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e259-66. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to divide mammography screening barriers into functional clusters using empirical evidence, which may guide the development of effective mammography screening promotion messages...
  3. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of mammography intervention in insured very low-income women
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, HLS 588, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1790-8. 2010
    ..4%, well below the general population. Our objective was to determine the most effective intervention to improve mammography use in low-income women insured by a managed care organization (MCO)...
  4. doi request reprint Breast cancer knowledge and barriers to mammography in a low-income managed care population
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:261-6. 2009
    ..Low-income women experience multiple barriers to screening mammography. This study explored cancer knowledge as a point of intervention to reduce overall barriers...
  5. doi request reprint Are women with functional limitations at high risk of underutilization of mammography screening?
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:79-87. 2009
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  6. ncbi request reprint Changes needed in the healthcare system: perspectives of lay health workers
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 29:17-23. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint Empowering factors for regular mammography screening in under-served populations: pilot survey results in Tennessee
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stemple School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:387-94. 2005
    ..While a vast majority of eligible women in Tennessee do not receive the free mammograms available to them, 25% of women with comparable backgrounds do...
  8. ncbi request reprint Empowering factors in repeat mammography: insights from the stories of underserved women
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tenn, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 27:348-55. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer prevention: adherence patterns and correlates of tests done for screening purposes within United States populations
    Ashar Ata
    Department of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr D B Todd Jr Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:134-43. 2006
    ..The most recent national-level reports have described US usage of CRC tests but none have considered only those tests done specifically for screening reasons as an outcome variable...
  10. pmc Prevalence and correlates of initiation of smoking behavior among preteen black and white children
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Clinical Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:200-8. 2004
    ..Targeted messages and curriculum should be developed to teach preteens about the short- and long-term dangers of smoking. Clinicians can play a major role in educating their clients about the risks of smoking...
  11. pmc Family history of cancer and its association with breast cancer risk perception and repeat mammography
    Gillian Haber
    Department of Epidemiology, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:2322-9. 2012
    ..We examined the strength of association between family history of breast cancer and family history of other cancers with breast cancer risk perception and repeat mammography...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of race on long-term survival of breast cancer patients: transinstitutional analysis from an inner city hospital and university medical center
    Ana M Grau
    Department of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, USA
    Am Surg 71:164-70. 2005
    ..Black women with potentially curable stage II cancer had a lower survival that is not explained by the variables measured...
  13. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups to understand health-related practices and perceptions of African Americans: Nashville REACH 2010 preliminary findings
    Stephania T Miller
    Department of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S70-6. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparity and predictors of leisure-time physical activity among U.S. men
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Meharry Medical College, 1005 D B Todd Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:40-52. 2005
    ..To examine racial/ethnic disparity in and predictors of leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) among men...
  15. pmc Impact of a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) program in preventing the initiation of cigarette smoking in fifth- and sixth-grade students
    Nasar U Ahmed
    Clinical Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:249-56. 2002
    ..14.4%; p = 0.001). This finding is consistent for both African-American (0% vs. 19.6%; p = 0.001) and white children (1.9% vs. 13%; p = 0.001). The D.A.R.E. program may have an impact in preventing the initiation of smoking behavior...
  16. pmc Impact of a two-city community cancer prevention intervention on African Americans
    Daniel S Blumenthal
    Morehouse Prevention Research Center and Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta GA 30310 1495, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1479-88. 2005
    ..The results of this community intervention trial demonstrated modest success and are encouraging for future efforts of longer duration...