Namratha R Kandula

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A community and culture-centered approach to developing effective cardiovascular health messages
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1308-16. 2012
  2. pmc Association of acculturation levels and prevalence of diabetes in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1621-8. 2008
  3. pmc Association between prior experiences of discrimination and patients' attitudes towards health care providers collecting information about race and ethnicity
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:789-94. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between health literacy and knowledge improvement after a multimedia type 2 diabetes education program
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 75:321-7. 2009
  5. pmc Association between neighborhood context and smoking prevalence among Asian Americans
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 North Lakeshore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:885-92. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Literacy and retention of information after a multimedia diabetes education program and teach-back
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Health Commun 16:89-102. 2011
  7. pmc Knowledge gaps and misconceptions about coronary heart disease among U.S. South Asians
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:439-42. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in self-reported health among Asians, Latinos, and non-Hispanic whites: the role of language and nativity
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:191-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Low rates of colorectal, cervical, and breast cancer screening in Asian Americans compared with non-Hispanic whites: Cultural influences or access to care?
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer 107:184-92. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Leisure time, non-leisure time, and occupational physical activity in Asian Americans
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:257-65. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc A community and culture-centered approach to developing effective cardiovascular health messages
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1308-16. 2012
    ..This study describes key lessons that emerged from a community and culture-centered approach to developing a multimedia, coronary heart disease (CHD) patient education program (PEP) for medically underserved South Asian immigrants...
  2. pmc Association of acculturation levels and prevalence of diabetes in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1621-8. 2008
    ..We studied the association between acculturation and diabetes in a population sample of 708 Mexican-origin Hispanics, 547 non-Mexican-origin Hispanics, and 737 Chinese participants in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)...
  3. pmc Association between prior experiences of discrimination and patients' attitudes towards health care providers collecting information about race and ethnicity
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:789-94. 2009
    ..However, minorities were less comfortable providing race/ethnicity information and were more worried than non-Hispanic whites about the potential misuse of this information...
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between health literacy and knowledge improvement after a multimedia type 2 diabetes education program
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 75:321-7. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of a MDEP targeted to patients with low literacy on knowledge and assessed the association between literacy and knowledge improvement...
  5. pmc Association between neighborhood context and smoking prevalence among Asian Americans
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 North Lakeshore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:885-92. 2009
    ..To study neighborhood-level determinants of smoking among Asian Americans, we examined 3 neighborhood factors (ethnic enclave, socioeconomics, and perceived social cohesion) and smoking prevalence in a population-based sample...
  6. doi request reprint Literacy and retention of information after a multimedia diabetes education program and teach-back
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Health Commun 16:89-102. 2011
    ..Health education interventions must incorporate strategies that can improve retention of health information and actively engage patients in long-term learning...
  7. pmc Knowledge gaps and misconceptions about coronary heart disease among U.S. South Asians
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:439-42. 2010
    ..Although South Asians are at higher risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) than most other U.S. racial/ethnic groups, very little research has addressed this disparity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in self-reported health among Asians, Latinos, and non-Hispanic whites: the role of language and nativity
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:191-8. 2007
    ..SROH may not be comparable across cultural groups. We assessed if differences in SROH between non-Hispanic whites (NHW), Latinos, and Asians were explained primarily by differences in socioeconomic status (SES) or language and nativity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Low rates of colorectal, cervical, and breast cancer screening in Asian Americans compared with non-Hispanic whites: Cultural influences or access to care?
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer 107:184-92. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Leisure time, non-leisure time, and occupational physical activity in Asian Americans
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:257-65. 2005
    ..Regular physical activity reduces the risk of these diseases, yet little is known about physical activity in Asian Americans and how it changes after immigration...
  11. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward health care providers, collecting information about patients' race, ethnicity, and language
    David W Baker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Med Care 45:1034-42. 2007
    ..Experts recommend that health care providers (HCPs) collect patients' race/ethnicity and language, but we know little about public attitudes towards this...
  12. ncbi request reprint Immigrant perceptions of discrimination in health care: the California Health Interview Survey 2003
    Diane S Lauderdale
    Department of Health Studies University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care 44:914-20. 2006
    ..Previous research about discrimination has focused on race/ethnicity. Because immigrants are clustered in certain racial and ethnic groups, failure to consider immigration status could distort race/ethnicity effects...
  13. pmc The unintended impact of welfare reform on the medicaid enrollment of eligible immigrants
    Namratha R Kandula
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1509-26. 2004
    ..However it may have also deterred the enrollment of legal immigrants who immigrated before 1996 (pre-1996 immigrants) and who should have remained Medicaid eligible...
  14. pmc South Asian American perspectives on overweight, obesity, and the relationship between weight and health
    Joyce W Tang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Fl, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E107. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine perceptions of weight appropriateness and the effect of weight on health among South Asian Americans...
  15. pmc Walking for transportation or leisure: what difference does the neighborhood make?
    Ming Wen
    Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake, UT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1674-80. 2007
    ..Patients are often advised to initiate a physical activity program by walking for transportation or leisure. This study explored whether neighborhood factors beyond the individual might affect compliance...