M S Kaplan

Summary

Affiliation: Portland State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Racial differences in the characteristics of firearm suicide decedents in the United States
    Sean Joe
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:124-30. 2007
  2. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with thriving in older adulthood: a 10-year population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1097-104. 2008
  3. pmc Acute alcohol intoxication and suicide: a gender-stratified analysis of the National Violent Death Reporting System
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA
    Inj Prev 19:38-43. 2013
  4. pmc Alcohol use patterns and trajectories of health-related quality of life in middle-aged and older adults: a 14-year population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:581-90. 2012
  5. pmc Suicide risk and precipitating circumstances among young, middle-aged, and older male veterans
    Mark S Kaplan
    Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S131-7. 2012
  6. pmc Comparing population health in the United States and Canada
    David Feeny
    The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR, 97227, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:8. 2010
  7. pmc Suicide among male veterans: a prospective population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:619-24. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The predictive validity of health-related quality of life measures: mortality in a longitudinal population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:1539-1546. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship of body weight to suicide risk among men and women: results from the US National Health Interview Survey Linked Mortality File
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:948-51. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Ethnic/racial homogeneity and sexually transmitted disease: a study of 77 Chicago community areas
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:108-11. 2009

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc Racial differences in the characteristics of firearm suicide decedents in the United States
    Sean Joe
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:124-30. 2007
    ..In addition, clinicians, social workers, and public health professionals should consider racial differences in correlates of firearm suicide when designing prevention and intervention initiatives...
  2. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with thriving in older adulthood: a 10-year population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1097-104. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Acute alcohol intoxication and suicide: a gender-stratified analysis of the National Violent Death Reporting System
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA
    Inj Prev 19:38-43. 2013
    ..The primary aims of this epidemiological study were to assess the prevalence and factors associated with acute alcohol intoxication among 57 813 suicide decedents in 16 states...
  4. pmc Alcohol use patterns and trajectories of health-related quality of life in middle-aged and older adults: a 14-year population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:581-90. 2012
    ..A 14-year multiwave panel design was used to examine relationships between longitudinal alcohol-consumption patterns, especially persistent moderate use, and change in health-related quality of life among middle-aged and older adults...
  5. pmc Suicide risk and precipitating circumstances among young, middle-aged, and older male veterans
    Mark S Kaplan
    Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S131-7. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Comparing population health in the United States and Canada
    David Feeny
    The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR, 97227, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:8. 2010
    ..Although the two countries are very similar in many ways, there are potentially important differences in the levels of social and economic inequality and the organization and financing of and access to health care in the two countries...
  7. pmc Suicide among male veterans: a prospective population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:619-24. 2007
    ..To assess the risk of mortality from suicide among male veteran participants in a large population-based health survey...
  8. ncbi request reprint The predictive validity of health-related quality of life measures: mortality in a longitudinal population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:1539-1546. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between health-related quality of life (HRQL) and mortality risk, and compared the predictive ability of Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3) with self-rated health (SRH)...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship of body weight to suicide risk among men and women: results from the US National Health Interview Survey Linked Mortality File
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:948-51. 2007
    ..These findings may help us to better understand and prevent suicide. However, further research is needed to unpack the observed association between body weight and suicide risk into its component pathways and mechanisms...
  10. doi request reprint Ethnic/racial homogeneity and sexually transmitted disease: a study of 77 Chicago community areas
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:108-11. 2009
    ..Wide ethnic and racial disparities persist in the rates of reported STDs. Blacks and Hispanics have higher rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea than European Americans...
  11. doi request reprint Firearm suicide among veterans in the general population: findings from the national violent death reporting system
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Trauma 67:503-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the rate, prevalence, and relative odds of firearm use among veteran suicide decedents in the general population...
  12. doi request reprint Characteristics of adult male and female firearm suicide decedents: findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System
    M S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Inj Prev 15:322-7. 2009
    ..To examine the risk factors and precipitating circumstances associated with firearm suicide...
  13. doi request reprint Self-reported hypertension prevalence and income among older adults in Canada and the United States
    Mark S Kaplan
    Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:844-9. 2010
    ..Social disparities and barriers to health care access and primary prevention among non-elderly persons in the United States may play a role in the higher hypertension prevalence rate among low-income older adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Visits to family physicians or specialists by elderly persons in Canada and the United States: an exploratory comparative study
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Int J Health Serv 40:139-49. 2010
    ..In the United States, the opposite is the case. These results suggest that there may be important lessons from Canada on the organization of health care services...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physical illness, functional limitations, and suicide risk: a population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:56-60. 2007
    ..Implications for the clinical management of suicidal behavior among patients with chronic conditions are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sooner versus later: factors associated with temporal sequencing of suicide
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:377-85. 2006
    ..Unfortunately, it may be unrealistic to expect that health care providers can modify the behavior of individuals at highest risk of suicide...
  17. ncbi request reprint Managing depressed and suicidal geriatric patients: differences among primary care physicians
    M S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Gerontologist 39:417-25. 1999
    ..Meeting the mental health needs of the rapidly growing older population will require a greater emphasis on geriatric mental health and consistency across primary care specialties...
  18. ncbi request reprint Older adults' contact with health practitioners: is there an association with smoking practices?
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M343-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which contact with health practitioners (dentists or physicians) affects smoking status among older adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of physically inactive older adults with arthritis: results of a population-based study
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Prev Med 37:61-7. 2003
    ..Physical inactivity in this population is linked to functional limitations, increased risk for cardiovascular disease, diminished quality of life, and disability. The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors for inactivity...
  20. pmc Acculturation status and hypertension among Asian immigrants in Canada
    M S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:455-6. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Demographic and psychosocial correlates of physical activity in late life
    M S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:306-12. 2001
    ..The purpose of the study was to identify the factors associated with older adults' frequency of physical activity. The study may have implications for preventive interventions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of overweight and obesity among older adults: findings from the Canadian National Population Health Survey
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health and the Institute on Aging, Portland State University, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:1018-30. 2003
    ..Little is known about variations of overweight within subgroups of the elderly population. This study examined the factors associated with overweight and obesity among older men and women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Confidence of primary care physicians in assessing the suicidality of geriatric patients
    M S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:728-34. 2001
    ..Improved prevention of elderly suicide hinges on the enhancement of clinical skills in diagnosing and treating geriatric depression...
  24. ncbi request reprint The association between length of residence and obesity among Hispanic immigrants
    Mark S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:323-6. 2004
    ..Newly arrived Hispanic immigrants are generally healthier than the U.S.-born population, but this distinction tends to diminish over time as immigrants adapt to a new and different sociocultural environment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic and geographic patterns of firearm suicide in the United States, 1989-1993
    M S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Health Place 5:179-85. 1999
    ..The results of this study suggest that regional cultural factors play an important role in accounting for the differential rates in suicidal behavior involving firearms...
  26. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial determinants of hypertension
    M S Kaplan
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:52-9. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint The health consciousness myth: implications of the near independence of major health behaviors in the North American population
    Jason T Newsom
    Institute on Aging, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:433-7. 2005
    ..The findings have implications for health behavior theories and interventions predicated on the notion that the health conscious individual attempts to improve his or her health by engaging in more than one of these behaviors at a time...
  28. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and health-related quality of life among elderly people: results from the Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health
    Nathalie Huguet
    Center for Public Health Studies, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:803-10. 2008
    ..Various explanations for the positive linear relationship between HRQL and income in the elderly population are discussed, including the roles of access to health care and socioeconomic inequalities in the United States and Canada...
  29. ncbi request reprint Health behaviors in a representative sample of older Canadians: prevalences, reported change, motivation to change, and perceived barriers
    Jason T Newsom
    Institute on Aging, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Gerontologist 44:193-205. 2004
    ..Moreover, little is known about general population prevalences of older adults' efforts to change behavior, motivations to improve health behaviors, and perceived barriers to change...
  30. pmc The construct validity of the Health Utilities Index Mark 3 in assessing mental health in population health surveys
    David Feeny
    The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, 97227 1110, OR, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:519-26. 2009
    ..Known-group comparisons were also included in the validation process...
  31. doi request reprint Intravascular uptake during fluoroscopically guided cervical interlaminar steroid injection at C6-7: a case report
    Mark S Kaplan
    Department of Orthopaedics and Physical Rehabilitation, Worcester, MA 01605 2982, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:553-8. 2008
    ..Potential complications of intravascular venous uptake of contrast material and steroid solution are discussed...
  32. pmc Firearm-related suicide among young african-american males
    Sean Joe
    Center for Intervention and Practice Research, School of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:332-4. 2002
    ..The results support the Surgeon General's 1999 call for greater awareness of the suicide risk among African-American males...

Research Grants2

  1. Short & Long Term Suicide Risk Factors
    Mark Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this epidemiologic study, will help us better understand proximal and distal suicide risk factors. ..
  2. Longitudinal Analysis of Health-Related Quality of Life in an Aging Population
    Mark Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The project will lay the foundations for future work in which medical and public health interventions (such as risk factor reduction programs) are evaluated according to their impact on health-related quality of life. ..