P A Simon

Summary

Affiliation: Los Angeles County
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Ethnic and sex variations in overweight self-perception: relationship to sedentariness
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:980-8. 2006
  2. ncbi Prevalence of childhood asthma and associated morbidity in Los Angeles County: impacts of race/ethnicity and income
    Paul A Simon
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, California 90012, USA
    J Asthma 40:535-43. 2003
  3. pmc Meeting the data needs of a local health department: the Los Angeles County Health Survey
    P A Simon
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1950-2. 2001
  4. ncbi Comparison of AIDS progression and survival in persons with pulmonary versus extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Los Angeles
    A R Wohl
    HIV Epidemiology Program, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, California 90005, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 15:463-71. 2001
  5. ncbi HIV risk behaviors among African American men in Los Angeles County who self-identify as heterosexual
    Amy Rock Wohl
    HIV Epidemiology Program, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, California 90005, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:354-60. 2002
  6. ncbi School-based physical fitness testing identifies large disparities in childhood overweight in Los Angeles
    Nolan E Lee
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:118-21. 2006
  7. doi HIV risk factors reported by two samples of male bathhouse attendees in Los Angeles, California, 2001-2002
    Trista A Bingham
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, HIV Epidemiology Program, Los Angeles, California 90005, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:631-6. 2008
  8. doi Health-related quality of life among adults with serious psychological distress and chronic medical conditions
    Margaret Shih
    Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:521-8. 2008
  9. ncbi Physical inactivity and overweight among Los Angeles County adults
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:146-52. 2004
  10. ncbi High-risk sexual behavior in Los Angeles: who receives testing for HIV?
    L G Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, UCLA Medical Center, and UCLA AIDS Institute, Los Angeles, California 90509, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 22:490-7. 1999

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi Ethnic and sex variations in overweight self-perception: relationship to sedentariness
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:980-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we examined ethnic and sex differences in overweight self-perception and their association with sedentariness in this sample...
  2. ncbi Prevalence of childhood asthma and associated morbidity in Los Angeles County: impacts of race/ethnicity and income
    Paul A Simon
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, California 90012, USA
    J Asthma 40:535-43. 2003
    ....
  3. pmc Meeting the data needs of a local health department: the Los Angeles County Health Survey
    P A Simon
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1950-2. 2001
    ..To address gaps in local health data, in 1997 the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services inaugurated the Los Angeles County Health Survey...
  4. ncbi Comparison of AIDS progression and survival in persons with pulmonary versus extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Los Angeles
    A R Wohl
    HIV Epidemiology Program, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, California 90005, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 15:463-71. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi HIV risk behaviors among African American men in Los Angeles County who self-identify as heterosexual
    Amy Rock Wohl
    HIV Epidemiology Program, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, California 90005, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:354-60. 2002
    ..4, 6.3) use were associated with HIV. Innovative HIV prevention strategies are needed that move beyond the traditional gay versus straight model to effectively access hard-to-reach African American men who self-identify as heterosexual...
  6. ncbi School-based physical fitness testing identifies large disparities in childhood overweight in Los Angeles
    Nolan E Lee
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:118-21. 2006
    ....
  7. doi HIV risk factors reported by two samples of male bathhouse attendees in Los Angeles, California, 2001-2002
    Trista A Bingham
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, HIV Epidemiology Program, Los Angeles, California 90005, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:631-6. 2008
    ..We aimed to describe the use of voluntary HIV counseling and testing services, risk behaviors, and risk factors for unprotected anal sex (UAS) among men who have sex with men (MSM) who attended a bathhouse in Los Angeles during 2001-2002...
  8. doi Health-related quality of life among adults with serious psychological distress and chronic medical conditions
    Margaret Shih
    Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:521-8. 2008
    ..Determine the prevalence of serious psychological distress (SPD) among adults with and without chronic medical conditions and examine the association between SPD and health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  9. ncbi Physical inactivity and overweight among Los Angeles County adults
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:146-52. 2004
    ..The present study examines sociodemographic, health status, health behavioral, and health-related self-perception correlates of physical inactivity in a large, multiethnic urban population...
  10. ncbi High-risk sexual behavior in Los Angeles: who receives testing for HIV?
    L G Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, UCLA Medical Center, and UCLA AIDS Institute, Los Angeles, California 90509, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 22:490-7. 1999
    ..However, testing among this group remains suboptimal. Future public health campaigns should intensify efforts to encourage HIV testing among this population...
  11. doi Proximity of fast food restaurants to schools: do neighborhood income and type of school matter?
    Paul A Simon
    Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, 3530 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA, 90010, USA
    Prev Med 47:284-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the proximity of fast food restaurants to public schools and examine proximity by neighborhood income and school level (elementary, middle, or high school)...
  12. ncbi Asians and Pacific Islanders and the growing childhood obesity epidemic
    Sanaa Shabbir
    Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:129-35. 2010
    ..To investigate differences in childhood overweight and obesity prevalence among Asian/Pacific Islander (API) subgroups...
  13. ncbi Developing a public health Web site: the Los Angeles County experience
    Marc A Strassburg
    Epidemiology and Web Informatics Unit, Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Public Health, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:44-53. 2002
    ..The development process, key functions, and key factors in the success of this effort are described...
  14. ncbi Risk factors for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections among HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Nolan E Lee
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1529-34. 2005
    ..We performed a matched case-control study of 35 case patients and 76 control subjects. CA-MRSA skin infections were associated with high-risk sex and drug-using behaviors and with environmental exposures but not with immune status...
  15. ncbi ZIP code correlates of HIV-testing: a multi-level analysis in Los Angeles
    Stephanie L Taylor
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:579-86. 2006
    ..This is a concern because of increasing rates of HIV-infection among Latinos. We conclude that opportunities exist to increase testing in Latino higher-risk areas...
  16. ncbi Obesity and longevity
    Paul A Simon
    N Engl J Med 352:2555; author reply 2556-7. 2005
  17. ncbi Recent increase in high-risk sexual behaviors among sexually active men who have sex with men living with AIDS in Los Angeles County
    Amy Rock Wohl
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:209-11. 2004
  18. pmc Assessing the burden of disease and injury in Los Angeles County using disability-adjusted life years
    Gerald F Kominski
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Public Health, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:185-91. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of food insecurity among low-income households in Los Angeles County
    Bruce W Furness
    Preventive Medicine Residency, DAPHT EPO CDC, 717 14th Street NW, Suite 950, Box 14, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Public Health Nutr 7:791-4. 2004
    ..To assess the prevalence and identify the predictors of food insecurity among households in Los Angeles County with incomes below 300% of the federal poverty level...