STEPHEN A MATTHEWS

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Work group II: Using Geographic Information Systems for enhancing research relevant to policy on diet, physical activity, and weight
    STEPHEN A MATTHEWS
    Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6211, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S171-6. 2009
  2. pmc Exploring the role of the built and social neighborhood environment in moderating stress and health
    STEPHEN A MATTHEWS
    Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6211, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:170-83. 2010
  3. pmc Individual health care system distrust and neighborhood social environment: how are they jointly associated with self-rated health?
    Tse Chuan Yang
    Social Science Research Institute and the Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Urban Health 88:945-58. 2011
  4. pmc Understanding the non-stationary associations between distrust of the health care system, health conditions, and self-rated health in the elderly: a geographically weighted regression approach
    Tse Chuan Yang
    The Social Science Research Institute, The Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, 803 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Place 18:576-85. 2012
  5. pmc Using quantile regression to examine the effects of inequality across the mortality distribution in the U.S. counties
    Tse Chuan Yang
    Population Research Institute, Social Science Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1900-10. 2012
  6. pmc The role of social and built environments in predicting self-rated stress: A multilevel analysis in Philadelphia
    Tse Chuan Yang
    The Social Science Research Institute, The Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, 803 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Health Place 16:803-10. 2010
  7. pmc Using ZIP code business patterns data to measure alcohol outlet density
    STEPHEN A MATTHEWS
    Department of Sociology, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, United States
    Addict Behav 36:777-80. 2011
  8. pmc Stochastic variability in stress, sleep duration, and sleep quality across the distribution of body mass index: insights from quantile regression
    Tse Chuan Yang
    The Pennsylvania State University, 803 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Int J Behav Med 21:282-91. 2014
  9. pmc Radiation therapy resources and guideline-concordant radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer patients in an underserved region
    Nengliang Yao
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, 604 Ford Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1433-49. 2013
  10. pmc Effect of health care system distrust on breast and cervical cancer screening in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Tse Chuan Yang
    Population Research Institute at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1297-305. 2011

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Work group II: Using Geographic Information Systems for enhancing research relevant to policy on diet, physical activity, and weight
    STEPHEN A MATTHEWS
    Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6211, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S171-6. 2009
    ..Although our discussion focuses on issues relevant to the role of the built environment in diet and physical activity outcomes, our recommendations also are salient to health and environment research generally...
  2. pmc Exploring the role of the built and social neighborhood environment in moderating stress and health
    STEPHEN A MATTHEWS
    Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6211, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:170-83. 2010
    ..Health researchers have explored how different aspects of neighborhood characteristics contribute to health and well-being, but current understanding of built environment factors is limited...
  3. pmc Individual health care system distrust and neighborhood social environment: how are they jointly associated with self-rated health?
    Tse Chuan Yang
    Social Science Research Institute and the Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Urban Health 88:945-58. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Understanding the non-stationary associations between distrust of the health care system, health conditions, and self-rated health in the elderly: a geographically weighted regression approach
    Tse Chuan Yang
    The Social Science Research Institute, The Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, 803 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Place 18:576-85. 2012
    ..This finding suggests that a place-centered perspective can inform distrust/self-rated health research...
  5. pmc Using quantile regression to examine the effects of inequality across the mortality distribution in the U.S. counties
    Tse Chuan Yang
    Population Research Institute, Social Science Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1900-10. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc The role of social and built environments in predicting self-rated stress: A multilevel analysis in Philadelphia
    Tse Chuan Yang
    The Social Science Research Institute, The Population Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, 803 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Health Place 16:803-10. 2010
    ..The latter two factors are of relevance to public health policy as they are potentially modifiable...
  7. pmc Using ZIP code business patterns data to measure alcohol outlet density
    STEPHEN A MATTHEWS
    Department of Sociology, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, United States
    Addict Behav 36:777-80. 2011
    ..Thus our overall findings support the adequacy of using a conveniently available data set (ZIP-BP data) to estimate alcohol outlet densities in ZIP code areas in future research...
  8. pmc Stochastic variability in stress, sleep duration, and sleep quality across the distribution of body mass index: insights from quantile regression
    Tse Chuan Yang
    The Pennsylvania State University, 803 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Int J Behav Med 21:282-91. 2014
    ....
  9. pmc Radiation therapy resources and guideline-concordant radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer patients in an underserved region
    Nengliang Yao
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, 604 Ford Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1433-49. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between radiation therapy resources and guideline-concordant radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) in Kentucky...
  10. pmc Effect of health care system distrust on breast and cervical cancer screening in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Tse Chuan Yang
    Population Research Institute at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1297-305. 2011
    ..We investigated whether health care system distrust is a barrier to breast and cervical cancer screening and whether different dimensions of distrust-values and competence-have different impacts on cancer screening...
  11. pmc White infant mortality in Appalachian states, 1976-1980 and 1996-2000: changing patterns and persistent disparities
    Nengliang Yao
    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Health Policy and Administration, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Rural Health 28:174-82. 2012
    ..This study explores spatial inequalities in white infant mortality rates over time in the 13 Appalachian states, comparing counties in Appalachia with non-Appalachian counties...

Research Grants3

  1. GIS Training Program for Population Scientists
    Stephen Matthews; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Neighborhood Food Environment, Diet and Health: Quasi-experimental Study
    Stephen Matthews; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings from the project will be used to prepare a proposal to NIH for a larger mixed-method, multi-site experimental study in a range of community settings (urban, small town, rural) throughout the USA. ..