Maureen R Benjamins

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationships between discrimination in health care and health care outcomes among four race/ethnic groups
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL, 60608, USA
    J Behav Med 37:402-13. 2014
  2. pmc Comparing measures of racial/ethnic discrimination, coping, and associations with health-related outcomes in a diverse sample
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Urban Health 90:832-48. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Exploring differences in self-rated health among Blacks, Whites, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Ethn Health 17:463-76. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Race/ethnic discrimination and preventive service utilization in a sample of whites, blacks, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Med Care 50:870-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Religion and preventive service use: do congregational support and religious beliefs explain the relationship between attendance and utilization?
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Behav Med 34:462-76. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Does religion influence patient satisfaction?
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:85-91. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A local community health survey: findings from a population-based survey of the largest Jewish community in Chicago
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Community Health 31:479-95. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of preventive health care use among middle-aged and older adults in Mexico: the role of religion
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Room F926, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:221-34. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Religion: a sociocultural predictor of health behaviors in Mexico
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Aging Health 20:290-305. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Using religious services to improve health: findings from a sample of middle-aged and older adults with multiple sclerosis
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Aging Health 19:537-53. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationships between discrimination in health care and health care outcomes among four race/ethnic groups
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL, 60608, USA
    J Behav Med 37:402-13. 2014
    ..These findings expand the literature and provide preliminary evidence that can eventually inform the development of interventions and the training of health care providers. ..
  2. pmc Comparing measures of racial/ethnic discrimination, coping, and associations with health-related outcomes in a diverse sample
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Urban Health 90:832-48. 2013
    ..More work is needed to understand the health effects of this widespread social problem. In addition, interventions attempting to reduce health disparities need to take into account the influence of discrimination. ..
  3. doi request reprint Exploring differences in self-rated health among Blacks, Whites, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Ethn Health 17:463-76. 2012
    ..Self-rated health (SRH) is a robust predictor of subsequent health and mortality. Although age, gender, and race differences in SRH have been explored, less work has examined ethnic differences, particularly in the US...
  4. doi request reprint Race/ethnic discrimination and preventive service utilization in a sample of whites, blacks, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Med Care 50:870-6. 2012
    ..More specifically, it has been suggested as a possible determinant of the significant race/ethnic differences in the quantity and quality of medical care received by individuals in the United States...
  5. doi request reprint Religion and preventive service use: do congregational support and religious beliefs explain the relationship between attendance and utilization?
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Behav Med 34:462-76. 2011
    ..These findings contribute to a more nuanced understanding of the various ways in which religion might impact health behaviors and may also help to shape and refine interventions designed to improve individual well-being...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does religion influence patient satisfaction?
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:85-91. 2006
    ..To determine if patient satisfaction varies by level of individual religiosity...
  7. ncbi request reprint A local community health survey: findings from a population-based survey of the largest Jewish community in Chicago
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Community Health 31:479-95. 2006
    ..Moreover, this project provides an example for other population subgroups (based on residence, ethnicity, religious affiliation, country of origin, or other characteristics) who would benefit from local level health information...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of preventive health care use among middle-aged and older adults in Mexico: the role of religion
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Room F926, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:221-34. 2007
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  9. doi request reprint Religion: a sociocultural predictor of health behaviors in Mexico
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Aging Health 20:290-305. 2008
    ..Subsequently, a more complete understanding of the various cultural factors that influence health behaviors such as these is needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Using religious services to improve health: findings from a sample of middle-aged and older adults with multiple sclerosis
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Aging Health 19:537-53. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the use of religious services to improve health among middle-aged and older adults with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Religious influences on preventive health care use in a nationally representative sample of middle-age women
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 South California Avenue, Room K 438, Chicago, Illinois 60608 1797, USA
    J Behav Med 29:1-16. 2006
    ..They also add to the growing field of religion and health research where preventive health care use is emerging as a possible mechanism linking religion to a wide variety of physical health outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint A culturally appropriate school wellness initiative: results of a 2-year pilot intervention in 2 Jewish schools
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Room K443, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Sch Health 80:378-86. 2010
    ..The current study describes an effort within a Jewish school system in Chicago to create, implement, and evaluate a school-based intervention tailored to the unique characteristics of Jewish religion, culture, and school structures...
  13. pmc Worship attendance and the disability process in community-dwelling older adults
    George Fitchett
    Department of Religion, Health, and Human Values, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:235-45. 2013
    ..We examined the contribution of religious involvement to age-related declines in health by examining the association of worship attendance with measures of different stages in the disability continuum...
  14. ncbi request reprint Religious influences on trust in physicians and the health care system
    Maureen R Benjamins
    Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:69-83. 2006
    ..While several demographic and socioeconomic factors have been found to predict levels of trust in physicians, little is known about the influence of religious beliefs and behaviors...