James Rohrer

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A telephonic coaching program has more impact when body mass index is over 35
    James E Rohrer
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 4:e1-e82. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Uncontrolled eating and obesity in adult primary care patients
    James E Rohrer
    Employee and Community Health, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 3:I-II. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Should overweight and obese primary care patients be offered a meal replacement diet?
    James E Rohrer
    Employee and Community Health, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN 55905, United States Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 2:I-II. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are complements to family medicine physicians
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Popul Health Manag 16:242-5. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Utilising the epidemiologic triad in analysing quality improvement data: antibiotic use for respiratory infections as a case example
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Qual Prim Care 21:165-70. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Application of a case-control design to the analysis of drop-outs from integrated behavioural health care
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Qual Prim Care 21:33-7. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Timely response to secure messages from primary care patients
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 22:161-6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Avoidable after-hours calls to physicians in family medicine
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 21:228-34. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Early return visits by primary care patients: a retail nurse practitioner clinic versus standard medical office care
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Popul Health Manag 15:216-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Cigarettes and self-rated health among online university students
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:502-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. doi request reprint A telephonic coaching program has more impact when body mass index is over 35
    James E Rohrer
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 4:e1-e82. 2010
    ..05.Conclusion: Our findings suggest that the greatest weight loss could be achieved in this telephone coaching program by targeting morbidly obese employees. ..
  2. doi request reprint Uncontrolled eating and obesity in adult primary care patients
    James E Rohrer
    Employee and Community Health, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, United States Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 3:I-II. 2009
    ..The results of this study suggest that obesity is partly the result of uncontrolled eating. Health promotion programs may have to be patterned after those designed for substance abuse and dependency. ..
  3. doi request reprint Should overweight and obese primary care patients be offered a meal replacement diet?
    James E Rohrer
    Employee and Community Health, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN 55905, United States Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 2:I-II. 2008
    ..6 kg in the meal replacement subjects vs. -3.3 ± 2.2 in standard care, p = 0.35).Conclusion: The average adult primary care patient who receives a single motivational interview can lose about 3 kg in 1 month using meal replacements. ..
  4. doi request reprint Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are complements to family medicine physicians
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Popul Health Manag 16:242-5. 2013
    ..Health care reform proposals relying on increased use of NPs/PAs may be more cost-efficient if NPs/PAs are located in retail settings or function as PCPs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Utilising the epidemiologic triad in analysing quality improvement data: antibiotic use for respiratory infections as a case example
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Qual Prim Care 21:165-70. 2013
    ..Quality improvement investigators working in field settings, who typically are not trained in epidemiological methods, may not consider all three elements of the epidemiologic triad (person, place and time) when planning their projects...
  6. ncbi request reprint Application of a case-control design to the analysis of drop-outs from integrated behavioural health care
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Qual Prim Care 21:33-7. 2013
    ..The reason for the study was two-fold: (1) to demonstrate the feasibility of the method in a practice setting, and (2) because drop-outs from this programme had not previously been investigated...
  7. doi request reprint Timely response to secure messages from primary care patients
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 22:161-6. 2013
    ..To assess delays in response to patient secure e-mail messages in primary care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Avoidable after-hours calls to physicians in family medicine
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 21:228-34. 2012
    ..To assess avoidability in after-hours telephone calls. Identification of predictors of avoidable calls is necessary so that system changes can be implemented in the interest of efficiency in patient care...
  9. doi request reprint Early return visits by primary care patients: a retail nurse practitioner clinic versus standard medical office care
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Popul Health Manag 15:216-9. 2012
    ..00). The odds of a return visit within 2 weeks were not different by clinic type after adjusting for propensity to use services (OR=1.17, P=0.28). After adjusting for case mix differences, return visit rates did not differ by clinic type...
  10. doi request reprint Cigarettes and self-rated health among online university students
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:502-5. 2012
    ..05). White students had lower odds of reporting good self-rated health compared to African-American students (OR = 0.35, P < 0.05). Health education, screening and health promotion programs should be developed for online students...
  11. doi request reprint Early return visits by pediatric primary care patients with otitis media: a retail nurse practitioner clinic versus standard medical office care
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 21:44-7. 2012
    ..To compare outpatient return visits within 2 weeks experienced by pediatric patients diagnosed with otitis media using retail nurse practitioner clinics to similar patients using standard medical office clinics...
  12. pmc Patterns of alcohol drinking and its association with obesity: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Ahmed A Arif
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:126. 2005
    ..Recent reports suggest that alcohol use may have a protective effect on obesity. This study explores association between obesity and alcohol consumption in the non-smoking U.S. adult population...
  13. pmc The relationship between obesity, hyperglycemia symptoms, and health-related quality of life among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white children and adolescents
    Ahmed A Arif
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 7:3. 2006
    ..The current study was conducted to evaluate the effects of overweight, hyperglycemia symptoms, Hispanic ethnicity, and language barriers on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among children and adolescents...
  14. doi request reprint Limited stair-climbing ability and weight control in family medicine patients
    James E Rohrer
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Chronic Illn 4:183-7. 2008
    ..To assess the association between self-assessed stair-climbing limitation and weight control among family medicine patients, after adjustment for age, gender, marital status, body mass index (BMI), and co-morbidity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Do retail clinics increase early return visits for pediatric patients?
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:475-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the risk of early return visits for pediatric patients using a retail clinic...
  16. doi request reprint Obesity and general pain in patients utilizing family medicine: should pain standards call for referral of obese patients to weight management programs?
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 17:204-9. 2008
    ..Accredited medical care organizations are expected to assess pain levels in their patients. Appropriate responses to high pain levels have not been specified...
  17. doi request reprint Patient-centredness, self-rated health, and patient empowerment: should providers spend more time communicating with their patients?
    James E Rohrer
    Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:548-51. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between a direct measure of patient empowerment, feeling that one is in control of one's own health and patient satisfaction with communication...
  18. doi request reprint Illness severity and total visits in family medicine
    James E Rohrer
    Mayo Clinic Department of Family Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:65-9. 2008
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  19. pmc Obesity and pre-hypertension in family medicine: implications for quality improvement
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:212. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the degree to which obesity independently is associated with risk for pre-hypertension in family medicine patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Marital status, feeling depressed and self-rated health in rural female primary care patients
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:214-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether marital status and self-assessed mental health are independent risk factors for poor self-rated overall health among female primary care patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Overall self-rated health as an outcome indicator in primary care
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:882-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the feasibility of using a measure normally employed in community health surveys as a quality indicator in primary care clinics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Age, obesity, and medical visits in family medicine
    James E Rohrer
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Popul Health Manag 11:255-9. 2008
    ..Comorbidity is strongly related to visit frequency among both older and younger adult patients...
  23. doi request reprint Impact of retail walk-in care on early return visits by adult primary care patients: evaluation via triangulation
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 18:19-24. 2009
    ..However, few studies have been published reporting on the outcomes of care from these clinics. The purpose of this study was to assess the risk of early return visits for patients using a retail walk-in clinic...
  24. doi request reprint Self-assessed disability and self-rated health among rural villagers in Peru: a brief report
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Rural Health 26:294-8. 2010
    ..Risks for poor self-rated overall health in rural areas of developing nations have not been thoroughly investigated...
  25. doi request reprint Comparing diverse health promotion programs using overall self-rated health as a common metric
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Popul Health Manag 13:91-5. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint Impact of online primary care visits on standard costs: a pilot study
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Popul Health Manag 13:59-63. 2010
    ..Outpatient visits in the previous 6 months were positively related to outlier status (OR 1.23, 95% CI 1.17-1.29). Online visits appeared to reduce medical costs for patients during a 6-month period after the visit...
  27. doi request reprint Impact of retail medicine on standard costs in primary care: a semiparametric analysis
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Popul Health Manag 12:333-5. 2009
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Use of published self-rated health-impact studies in community health needs assessment
    James E Rohrer
    School of Health Sciences, Walden University, Rochester, Minnesota 55902, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:363-6. 2009
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of making review of self-rated health-impact studies an important element in community health needs assessment are discussed...
  29. doi request reprint Exercise and self-rated health in adult primary care patients
    James E Rohrer
    Departments of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 18:135-40. 2009
    ..More modest goals are more acceptable but may not improve overall self-rated health (SRH) in primary care patients. Furthermore, whether exercise should be measured in minutes per week, times per week, or both is unclear...
  30. doi request reprint Validity of overall self-rated health as an outcome measure in small samples: a pilot study involving a case series
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:366-9. 2009
    ..A single-item measure of overall self-rated health (SRH) commonly is used in population surveys, but has not been used in small pilot projects. The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of SRH in small samples...
  31. doi request reprint Quasi-experimental evaluation without regression analysis
    James E Rohrer
    Employee and Community Health, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:109-11. 2009
    ..This essay argues that natural experiments involving comparison groups are within reach of public health program managers. Methods for analyzing natural experiments are discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Physical limitations and self-rated overall health in family medicine patients
    James E Rohrer
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Rehabil 22:38-44. 2008
    ..To assess how physical limitations relate to self-rated health among family medicine patients after adjustment for severity of illness...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the relative clinical efficiency of family medicine satellite clinics
    James E Rohrer
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 26:326-30. 2007
    ..Some differences in efficiency may occur in some clinics, but these appear to be idiosyncratic rather than due to clinic size or distance from central control...
  34. ncbi request reprint A patient-centered decision rule for referral of patients to weight-loss programs
    James E Rohrer
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 16:250-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a decision rule for referral to a weight-loss program on the basis of the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and self-rated overall health...
  35. ncbi request reprint Overall self-rated health: a new quality indicator for primary care
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:150-3. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of open-access scheduling on realized access
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:134-9. 2007
    ..However, these effects do not occur in all clinics, suggesting that other clinic characteristics may overcome the effects of open-access scheduling...
  37. ncbi request reprint Family history of mental illness and frequent mental distress in community clinic patients
    James Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55944, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:435-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the importance of family history of mental illness as a risk factor for self-reported frequent mental distress among patients who use community-based clinics...
  38. ncbi request reprint Medical condition is related to treatment preference in cancer patients: implications for quality assessment
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Kasson, MN 55944, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:36-41. 2007
    ..The preference for aggressive cancer treatment is related to medical condition...
  39. ncbi request reprint Physical limitations and perceived quality of care among family medicine patients
    James E Rohrer
    200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Rehabil 22:283-7. 2008
    ..To assess how physical limitations relate to patient satisfaction with the quality of medical care among family medicine patients, after adjustment for self-rated overall health and other patient characteristics...
  40. ncbi request reprint Multifaceted inpatient psychiatry approach to reducing readmissions: a pilot study
    Timothy P Lang
    Austin Medical Center, Mayo Health System, Austin, MN, USA
    J Rural Health 25:309-13. 2009
    ..Access to psychiatric services, particularly inpatient psychiatric care, is limited and lacks comprehensiveness in rural areas...
  41. pmc Youth, unemployment, and male gender predict mortality in AIDS patients started on HAART in Nigeria
    Malini B DeSilva
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN, USA
    AIDS Care 21:70-7. 2009
    ..Future research is needed to identify the confounding variables that may be amenable to targeted interventions aimed at ameliorating these health disparities...
  42. doi request reprint Impact of e-consults on return visits of primary care patients
    Kurt B Angstman
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 28:253-7. 2009
    ..88; confidence interval, 1.33-2.66; P < .01). E-consults by referral specialists were associated with increased odds of early return visits for primary care patients with a primary care provider...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of an occupational and environmental medicine curriculum on lost workdays
    Matthew E Bernard
    From the Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:771-5. 2007
    ..We established an occupational and environmental medicine (OEM) curriculum for our residents. We hypothesized that greater OEM knowledge would decrease the number of lost workdays for injured patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroidism management: is an annual check of TSH level always necessary?
    Jennifer Pecina
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Fam Pract 61:E1-5. 2012
    ..Perhaps not. Less frequent measurements may be appropriate for some patients. Our study reveals when you may be able to safely extend the monitoring cycle...
  45. doi request reprint Provider satisfaction with virtual specialist consultations in a family medicine department
    Kurt B Angstman
    Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 28:14-8. 2009
    ..Specialists providing VCs tended to be supportive. This illustrates both the difficulty of incorporating e-health innovations in primary care practice and the potential for increased efficiency...
  46. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physician visits among children and adolescents in west Texas: effects of hyperglycemia symptoms
    Ahmed A Arif
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Rural Health 20:296-300. 2004
    ..Health care services use by children varies tremendously. Because of the increasing prevalence of diabetes in children and adolscents, one of the major concerns is access to physician care among children with diabetes and diabetes symptoms...
  47. pmc Medical care usage and self-rated mental health
    James E Rohrer
    Division of Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 4:3. 2004
    ..Self-rated mental health has been the focus of attention less often. The purpose of this project was to investigate the relationship between use of medical care and poor mental health in an elderly population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Unsafe neighborhoods, social group activity, and self-rated health
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, 79106, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:124-9. 2004
    ..Public health agencies may need to collaborate with other governmental agencies in order to craft effective policies...
  49. pmc Self-esteem, stress and self-rated health in family planning clinic patients
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 5:11. 2004
    ..This study examines these relationships in a low-income female population of patients attending a family planning clinic...
  50. pmc Older persons' evaluations of health care: the effects of medical skepticism and worry about health
    Tyrone F Borders
    Division of Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:35-52. 2004
    ..To describe how skepticism about medical care and other individual differences, including worry about health status, are associated with evaluations of health care among the noninstitutionalized elderly...
  51. ncbi request reprint Hispanic ethnicity, rural residence, and regular source of care
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, STOP 8161, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Community Health 29:1-13. 2004
    ..82) and a usual provider (OR = .629, CI = .45-.88). Rural residence was not associated with either measure. Efforts to promote usual source-of-care should be targeted at Hispanic seniors in this region of the southwestern United States...
  52. ncbi request reprint Outcomes research in nephrology
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Health Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX 79340, USA
    Semin Nephrol 23:250-4. 2003
    ..The advantages of these changes include increased relevance to the concerns of patients and increased relevance to the real world of clinical practice...
  53. ncbi request reprint Realized access to physician services among the elderly in West Texas
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, STOP 8161, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Rural Health 19:72-8. 2003
    ..Despite the availability of Medicare coverage, several subgroups of the elderly population have impaired access to medical care in this sparsely populated region. Intensified outreach efforts are indicated...
  54. ncbi request reprint Are rural residents and Hispanics less satisfied with medical care? Evidence from the Permian Basin
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430, USA
    J Rural Health 18:84-92. 2002
    ..The collection and reporting of more specific measures of interpersonal and technical quality would further enable policy-makers, managers, and clinicians to better serve their patient populations...
  55. pmc Psychosocial risk factors for obesity among women in a family planning clinic
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 5:20. 2004
    ..This study contributes to filling this gap by investigating the relationship between obesity and different sources of personal stress, mental health, exercise, and demographic characteristics...
  56. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and mental health
    James E Rohrer
    Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Prev Med 40:438-43. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between healthy lifestyles and self-rated mental health...
  57. ncbi request reprint Correlates of intent to seek unnecessary pap tests among elderly women
    Yan Zhang
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:351-9. 2007
    ..g. intact cervix) and subjective factors (e.g. patients' Pap-smear related beliefs/attitudes) as correlates of elderly women's intention to have a Pap smear...
  58. ncbi request reprint Living near a trail is associated with increased odds of walking among patients using community clinics
    J Rush Pierce
    Amarillo Bi City County Health District, Amarillo, Texas, USA
    J Community Health 31:289-302. 2006
    ..66, 95% confidence intervals = 0.57-0.76). For patients attending community clinics, environmental strategies to encourage walking may include mixed-land-use neighborhoods and construction of trails...
  59. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific disparities in obesity
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 7199, USA
    J Community Health 31:57-68. 2006
    ..Other initiatives should focus on particular groups of women, including those who are Hispanic or black/African American and have low household income...
  60. pmc A population-based study of asthma, quality of life, and occupation among elderly Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites: a cross-sectional investigation
    Ahmed A Arif
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Public Health, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:97. 2005
    ..The U.S. population is aging and is expected to double by the year 2030. The current study evaluated the prevalence of asthma and its correlates in the elderly Hispanic and non-Hispanic white population...
  61. pmc Rural residence is not a risk factor for frequent mental distress: a behavioral risk factor surveillance survey
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1400 Commonwealth Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79106, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:46. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between residing in a rural area and frequent mental distress, which is one indicator of poor mental health...
  62. pmc Frequency of alcohol use and obesity in community medicine patients
    James E Rohrer
    Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 6:17. 2005
    ..However, the effects of alcohol use on the risk for obesity have not been thoroughly explored. This study focuses on how frequency of alcohol use is related to the risk of obesity in a community medicine clinic population...
  63. ncbi request reprint Patient gender preferences in a large military teaching hospital
    Jon D Lund
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:747-50. 2005
    ..To quantify preferences for female providers among obstetric-gynecology patients in a large military teaching hospital in California...
  64. ncbi request reprint Healthy skepticism
    James E Rohrer
    Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX 79130, USA
    Prev Med 39:1234-7. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between medical skepticism and overall self-rated health and to identify disparities in health for vulnerable subgroups among the elderly...
  65. pmc Breast cancer screening and incidence in communities with a high proportion of uninsured
    Mario Schootman
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, 4444 Forest Park Road, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:379-386. 2007
    ..Research has not established (1) if breast cancer screening varies by county-level proportion of uninsured or (2) whether county-level-proportion of uninsured correlates with county-level early-stage and late-stage breast cancer incidence...
  66. ncbi request reprint Risk of mistaken DNR orders
    James E Rohrer
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas, TX, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:871-3. 2006
    ..32-0.86) (p=0.01) after adjusting for both age and treatment group. These results suggest that physicians should be open to the possibility that patients may not always understand what DNR means, and they may be placed on DNR by mistake...
  67. ncbi request reprint The effect of governing board composition on rural hospitals' involvement in provider-sponsored managed care organizations
    Shadi S Saleh
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, USA
    J Healthc Manag 47:321-33; discussion 333-4. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Regionalized trauma care system in Texas: implications for redesigning trauma systems
    Dan Culica
    Health Research and Educational Trust, American Hospital Association, Chicago 60606, IL, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:SR9-18. 2007
    ..The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the theoretical framework of regionalized trauma care that places highest expertise at Level I and II Trauma Centers...