Baqar A Husaini

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Group therapy for depressed elderly women
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research at Tennessee State University, Nashville 37209, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 54:295-319. 2004
  2. ncbi Rural-urban differences in breast cancer screening among African American women
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University in Nashville, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:1-10. 2005
  3. ncbi Racial differences in the diagnosis of dementia and in its effects on the use and costs of health care services
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research at Tennessee State University, Nashville 37209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:92-6. 2003
  4. pmc Diabetes, depression, and healthcare utilization among African Americans in primary care
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN 37209 1561, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:476-84. 2004
  5. pmc Short-term trends in heart failure-related hospitalizations in a high-risk state
    Uchechukwu K A Sampson
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    South Med J 106:147-54. 2013
  6. doi Predictors of new screening for African American men participating in a prostate cancer educational program
    Janice S Emerson
    Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:341-5. 2009
  7. ncbi Race, gender, and health care service utilization and costs among Medicare elderly with psychiatric diagnoses
    Baqar A Husaini
    Tennessee State University, USA
    J Aging Health 14:79-95. 2002
  8. pmc Race, sex, and age differences in heart failure-related hospitalizations in a southern state: implications for prevention
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN 37209, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:161-9. 2011
  9. ncbi A church-based program on prostate cancer screening for African American men: reducing health disparities
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University, 3500 John Merritt Blvd, PO Box 9580, Nashville, TN 37209 1561, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-179-84. 2008
  10. doi Black-white disparities in elderly breast cancer mortality before and after implementation of Medicare benefits for screening mammography
    Robert S Levine
    Department of Family and Community Medicine at Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:103-34. 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi Group therapy for depressed elderly women
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research at Tennessee State University, Nashville 37209, USA
    Int J Group Psychother 54:295-319. 2004
    ..The program was effective in reducing depression, but only among Caucasian women who reported at least moderate depression prior to the program, and it yielded greater benefits for women between 55 and 75 years of age...
  2. ncbi Rural-urban differences in breast cancer screening among African American women
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University in Nashville, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:1-10. 2005
    ..The results of this study demonstrate that an inexpensive church-based educational program was equally effective in both rural and urban Tennessee for increasing mammography rates among African American women...
  3. ncbi Racial differences in the diagnosis of dementia and in its effects on the use and costs of health care services
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research at Tennessee State University, Nashville 37209, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:92-6. 2003
    ..This study examined differences in the prevalence of dementia among Medicare beneficiaries by race and gender as well as racial differences in the effects of dementia on the use and costs of health care services...
  4. pmc Diabetes, depression, and healthcare utilization among African Americans in primary care
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN 37209 1561, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:476-84. 2004
    ..This study tested for an association between diabetes and depressive symptoms and assessed the effect of co-occurring diabetes and depressive symptoms on healthcare utilization outcomes among African-American patients...
  5. pmc Short-term trends in heart failure-related hospitalizations in a high-risk state
    Uchechukwu K A Sampson
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    South Med J 106:147-54. 2013
    ..We sought to determine whether there are signs of improvement in the rates of heart failure (HF) hospitalizations given the recent reports of improvement in national trends...
  6. doi Predictors of new screening for African American men participating in a prostate cancer educational program
    Janice S Emerson
    Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:341-5. 2009
    ..African American (AA) men continue to have a greater than twofold risk of dying from prostate cancer compared to Whites...
  7. ncbi Race, gender, and health care service utilization and costs among Medicare elderly with psychiatric diagnoses
    Baqar A Husaini
    Tennessee State University, USA
    J Aging Health 14:79-95. 2002
    ..To investigate race and gender differences in health care service utilization and costs among the Medicare elderly with psychiatric diagnoses...
  8. pmc Race, sex, and age differences in heart failure-related hospitalizations in a southern state: implications for prevention
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN 37209, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:161-9. 2011
    ..Because heart failure (HF) is the final common pathway for most heart diseases, we examined its 10-year prevalence trend by race, sex, and age in Tennessee...
  9. ncbi A church-based program on prostate cancer screening for African American men: reducing health disparities
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University, 3500 John Merritt Blvd, PO Box 9580, Nashville, TN 37209 1561, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-179-84. 2008
    ..African American men have a significantly higher incidence of prostate cancer, are diagnosed at younger ages and more advanced stages, and have higher mortality rates from prostate cancer than do White men...
  10. doi Black-white disparities in elderly breast cancer mortality before and after implementation of Medicare benefits for screening mammography
    Robert S Levine
    Department of Family and Community Medicine at Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:103-34. 2008
    ..Medicare implemented reimbursement for screening mammography in 1991...
  11. pmc The effect of a church-based breast cancer screening education program on mammography rates among African-American women
    Baqar A Husaini
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville 37209, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:100-6. 2002
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  12. ncbi Racial disparities and trends in use of colorectal procedures among Tennessee elderly (1996-2000)
    Bojuan B Zhao
    Meharry Medical College, Department of Surgery, 1005 DB Todd Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:412-20. 2006
    ..Blacks are more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage of colorectal cancer (CRC), and have poorer survival than Whites. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is usually curable when diagnosed at an early stage...
  13. ncbi EPSDT preventive services in a low-income pediatric population: impact of a nursing protocol
    Pamela C Hull
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN 37209, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:137-42. 2008
    ..2% (572 out of 2695) in the comparison group (P < .001). The study demonstrates the feasibility of using a nursing protocol to integrate EPSDT clinical preventive services into pediatric visits...
  14. ncbi Breast cancer screening among African American women: adherence to current recommendations
    Cindy Davis
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:308-14. 2005
    ..The most frequently reported reason for not getting a mammogram was because the participant's doctor had not suggested it...
  15. pmc Black-White mortality from HIV in the United States before and after introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy in 1996
    Robert S Levine
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37205, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1884-92. 2007
    ..We sought to describe Black-White differences in HIV disease mortality before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART)...
  16. ncbi Functional impairment as a predictor of depressive symptomatology: the role of race, religiosity, and social support
    Sherry M Cummings
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, 193 E Polk Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
    Health Soc Work 28:23-32. 2003
    ..However, African Americans did report significantly higher levels of religiosity and social support...
  17. pmc Using a participatory research process to address disproportionate Hispanic cancer burden
    Pamela C Hull
    Center for Health Research, Tennessee State University TSU, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:95-113. 2010
    ..The survey led to a subsequent formative CBPR research project to develop an intervention, then to funding of a CBPR pilot intervention study to test the intervention...
  18. ncbi Increasing mammography screening among African American women in rural areas
    Mary Edith Powell
    University of Alabasma, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:11-21. 2005
    ..Community-based participatory projects in collaboration with churches and cooperative extension programs have the potential to reduce racial disparities in breast cancer in rural areas...
  19. ncbi Explaining race differences in mortality among the Tennessee Medicare elderly: the role of physician services
    Darren E Sherkat
    Department of Sociology, Southern Ilinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:50-63. 2005
    ..Further, race differences in the use of physician services were substantially responsible for race disparities in mortality associated with particular forms of morbidity...
  20. ncbi Descriptive and analytic epidemiologic studies to identify modifiable determinants of disparities in mortality rates between Blacks and Whites
    Robert S Levine
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:280-3. 2007
    ..In contrast, descriptive studies of variations in racial mortality trends across comparable geographic areas might lead to the formulation of hypotheses for testing in analytical epidemiologic studies to identify modifiable determinants...
  21. ncbi Religiosity, religious coping styles, and health service use: racial differences among elderly women
    Pamela D Ark
    University of Central Florida, School of Nursing, Orlando 32816 2210, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:20-9; quiz 30-1. 2006
    ..Conducting assessments of religiosity and religious coping styles would enhance holistic nursing practice...
  22. ncbi Learning how to reduce death rates in African American communities
    Robert S Levine
    Ethn Dis 17:416. 2007