A A Arif

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The relationship between obesity, hyperglycemia symptoms, and health-related quality of life among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white children and adolescents
    Ahmed A Arif
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 7:3. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between asthma, asthma symptoms and C-reactive protein in US adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002
    Ahmed A Arif
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Lubbock, Texas 79416, USA
    Respirology 12:675-82. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of paediatric asthma and wheezing in a largely rural USA population
    A A Arif
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Rural and Community Health Center, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:189-94. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between personal exposure to volatile organic compounds and asthma among US adult population
    Ahmed A Arif
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th St, STOP 8161, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:711-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physician visits among children and adolescents in west Texas: effects of hyperglycemia symptoms
    Ahmed A Arif
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Rural Health 20:296-300. 2004
  6. pmc A population-based study of asthma, quality of life, and occupation among elderly Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites: a cross-sectional investigation
    Ahmed A Arif
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Public Health, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:97. 2005
  7. pmc Patterns of alcohol drinking and its association with obesity: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Ahmed A Arif
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:126. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures associated with work-related asthma and work-related wheezing among U.S. workers
    Ahmed A Arif
    The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Am J Ind Med 44:368-76. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of asthma and wheezing among US adults: an analysis of the NHANES III data
    A A Arif
    The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Health Services Research and Management, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Eur Respir J 21:827-33. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Living near a trail is associated with increased odds of walking among patients using community clinics
    J Rush Pierce
    Amarillo Bi City County Health District, Amarillo, Texas, USA
    J Community Health 31:289-302. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc The relationship between obesity, hyperglycemia symptoms, and health-related quality of life among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white children and adolescents
    Ahmed A Arif
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 7:3. 2006
    ..The current study was conducted to evaluate the effects of overweight, hyperglycemia symptoms, Hispanic ethnicity, and language barriers on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among children and adolescents...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between asthma, asthma symptoms and C-reactive protein in US adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2002
    Ahmed A Arif
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Lubbock, Texas 79416, USA
    Respirology 12:675-82. 2007
    ..CRP is elevated in several inflammatory diseases; however, little is known about its association with asthma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of paediatric asthma and wheezing in a largely rural USA population
    A A Arif
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Rural and Community Health Center, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:189-94. 2004
    ..This cross-sectional survey sought to estimate the prevalence of asthma and asthma symptoms and potential risk factors among children aged 16 and younger, in a largely rural population in the USA...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between personal exposure to volatile organic compounds and asthma among US adult population
    Ahmed A Arif
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th St, STOP 8161, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:711-9. 2007
    ..There is growing concern about adverse respiratory health effects from exposure to indoor air pollution. The purpose of this study was to analyze association between exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOC) and asthma in adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physician visits among children and adolescents in west Texas: effects of hyperglycemia symptoms
    Ahmed A Arif
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Rural Health 20:296-300. 2004
    ..Health care services use by children varies tremendously. Because of the increasing prevalence of diabetes in children and adolscents, one of the major concerns is access to physician care among children with diabetes and diabetes symptoms...
  6. pmc A population-based study of asthma, quality of life, and occupation among elderly Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites: a cross-sectional investigation
    Ahmed A Arif
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Public Health, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:97. 2005
    ..The U.S. population is aging and is expected to double by the year 2030. The current study evaluated the prevalence of asthma and its correlates in the elderly Hispanic and non-Hispanic white population...
  7. pmc Patterns of alcohol drinking and its association with obesity: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Ahmed A Arif
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:126. 2005
    ..Recent reports suggest that alcohol use may have a protective effect on obesity. This study explores association between obesity and alcohol consumption in the non-smoking U.S. adult population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures associated with work-related asthma and work-related wheezing among U.S. workers
    Ahmed A Arif
    The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Am J Ind Med 44:368-76. 2003
    ..National estimates of occupational asthma (OA) in the United States are sparse...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of asthma and wheezing among US adults: an analysis of the NHANES III data
    A A Arif
    The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Health Services Research and Management, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Eur Respir J 21:827-33. 2003
    ..Contrary to earlier reports, the proxy measures of indoor air pollution used in this study were not found to be associated with increased risk of asthma and wheezing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Living near a trail is associated with increased odds of walking among patients using community clinics
    J Rush Pierce
    Amarillo Bi City County Health District, Amarillo, Texas, USA
    J Community Health 31:289-302. 2006
    ..66, 95% confidence intervals = 0.57-0.76). For patients attending community clinics, environmental strategies to encourage walking may include mixed-land-use neighborhoods and construction of trails...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in parents' perception of participatory decision-making style of their children's physicians
    K Tom Xu
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Med Care 42:328-35. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Unsafe neighborhoods, social group activity, and self-rated health
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, 79106, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:124-9. 2004
    ..Public health agencies may need to collaborate with other governmental agencies in order to craft effective policies...
  13. pmc Occupational exposures and asthma in health-care workers: comparison of self-reports with a workplace-specific job exposure matrix
    George L Delclos
    School of Public Health, University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:581-7. 2009
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  14. pmc Occupational risk factors and asthma among health care professionals
    George L Delclos
    The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler Street, Suite RAS W1018, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:667-75. 2007
    ..Recent U.S. data suggest an increased risk of work-related asthma among health care workers, yet only a few specific determinants have been elucidated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity, income, chronic asthma, and mental health: a cross-sectional study using the behavioral risk factor surveillance system
    Frank C Bandiera
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:77-84. 2008
    ..Individuals with asthma often have comorbid mental health conditions, the rates of which are also marked by significant racial and ethnic disparities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Tuberculin reactivity among health care workers in nonhospital settings
    Syed M Shah
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 34:338-42. 2006
    ..We used workers' compensation data to identify health care workers at risk of tuberculosis exposure in the hospital and nonhospital environment...