Gregory A Talavera
Affiliation: San Diego State University
- Predictors of digital rectal examination in U.S. LatinosGregory A Talavera
Division of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123 4311, USA
Am J Prev Med 22:36-41. 2002..S. Latino men. Even less is known about the population's subgroup variations. This study assessed predictors of having obtained digital rectal examinations (DREs) among four Latino subgroups...
- Socioeconomic status, psychosocial resources and risk, and cardiometabolic risk in Mexican-American womenLinda C Gallo
Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA, USA
Health Psychol 31:334-42. 2012....
- Determinants of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening adherence in Mexican-American womenPatricia Gonzalez
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
J Community Health 37:421-33. 2012..A key correlate of cancer screening adherence was adherence to other preventive services. Results underscore the need for continued efforts to ensure that Latinas of all SES levels obtain regular and timely cancer screenings...
- Health communication in the Latino community: issues and approachesJohn P Elder
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92123, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 30:227-51. 2009..This and other fundamental communication approaches, as well as audience and population characteristics, need to be considered within the context of dynamic and complex societal changes...
- Individual and area-based indicators of acculturation and the metabolic syndrome among low-income Mexican American women living in a border regionKARLA ESPINOSA DE LOS MONTEROS
Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, University ofCalifornia, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
Am J Public Health 98:1979-86. 2008..We sought to examine the relationships between individual and area-based indicators of acculturation and metabolic syndrome (MetS) risk among a sample of Mexican American women living in the California-Baja California border region...
- The role of social support and acculturative stress in health-related quality of life among day laborers in Northern San DiegoHugo Salgado
Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Global Health, San Diego State University of California, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:379-85. 2012..Acculturative stress and social support were not associated with mental health status. Overall, these findings suggest that fostering social support may be an essential strategy for promoting health among Latino male day laborers...
- Colorectal cancer screening among Mexican Americans at a community clinicMonica Yepes-Rios
Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:204-10. 2006..They further suggest that interventions focused on clinical settings are an important first step toward CRC prevention in this community...
- Cultural competence among physicians treating Mexican Americans who have diabetes: a structural modelJoachim O F Reimann
Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 110, San Diego, CA 92123 4444, USA
Soc Sci Med 59:2195-205. 2004..Community clinic settings also help practitioners gain cultural knowledge. While Latino ethnicity predicted cultural awareness, results also suggest that all physicians can take steps towards increasing their cultural competence...
- Predictors of diabetes-specific knowledge and treatment satisfaction among Costa RicansDaniel N Firestone
School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
Diabetes Educ 30:281-92. 2004..Knowledge differences between Costa Ricans and Spanish-speaking US Latinos also were tested. The psychometric viability of a Spanish-language diabetes knowledge and client satisfaction measure with Costa Ricans was reviewed...
- A national agenda for Latino cancer prevention and controlAmelie G Ramirez
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 78230, USA
Cancer 103:2209-15. 2005..The results laid the foundation for a national Redes En Accion Latino cancer agenda, thus providing a useful tool for individuals and organizations engaged in cancer prevention and control efforts among the Hispanic-Latino population...
- Cancer risk factors among men of diverse Hispanic or Latino originsAmelie G Ramirez
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, San Antonio, TX 78230, USA
Prev Med 39:263-9. 2004..However, routine risk factor data on Latino groups are lacking. Knowledge of cancer risk prevalence by ethnoregional groups is particularly important for development of effective prevention and control strategies...
- Redes En Acción. Increasing Hispanic participation in cancer research, training, and awarenessAmelie G Ramirez
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Cancer 107:2023-33. 2006..Redes En Acción has increased participation in cancer control research, training, and awareness among Hispanic scientists and within Hispanic communities. Cancer 2006. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
- Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care PracticeGregory Talavera; Fiscal Year: 2006..05/4=0.0125). Multivariate analysis will be conducted to investigate variables from our HBM/TRA model as predictors of compliance. ..