H Shelton Brown

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Opportunity costs associated with caring for older Mexican-Americans
    H Shelton Brown
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 28:375-89. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Cigarette quitlines, taxes, and other tobacco control policies: a state-level analysis
    Henry Shelton Brown
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, TX 78723, USA
    Health Econ 22:741-8. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and employment productivity: does diabetes management matter?
    H Shelton Brown I I I
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living Institute for Health Policy, University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Campus, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:569-76. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Lawsuit activity, defensive medicine, and small area variation: the case of Cesarean sections revisited
    H Shelton Brown
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, Houston, TX, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:285-96. 2007
  5. pmc Missed opportunities for diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia in a Mexican American population, Cameron County Hispanic Cohort, 2003-2008
    Susan P Fisher-Hoch
    University of Texas School of Public Health, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78597, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:110298. 2012
  6. pmc Physical activity, watching television, and the risk of obesity in students, Texas, 2004-2005
    Adriana Perez
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 1616 Guadalupe St, Ste 6 300, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A61. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes on employment: genetic IVs in a bivariate probit
    H Shelton Brown
    University of Texas School of Public Health, School of Public Health Building RAHC, Texas, USA
    Health Econ 14:537-44. 2005
  8. pmc Socioeconomic status and prevalence of obesity and diabetes in a Mexican American community, Cameron County, Texas, 2004-2007
    Susan P Fisher-Hoch
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Campus, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A53. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the labor market: the community-wide economic cost in the Lower Rio Grande Valley
    H Shelton Brown
    Division of Management Policy and Public Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, School of Public Health Building, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2945-7. 2005
  10. doi request reprint International competition and the demand for health insurance in the US: evidence from the Texas-Mexico border region
    H Shelton Brown
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, School of Public Health, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 9:25-38. 2009

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Opportunity costs associated with caring for older Mexican-Americans
    H Shelton Brown
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 28:375-89. 2013
    ..Demographic trends suggest that the number of adult children available to share the caregiving load may decrease long-term care use...
  2. doi request reprint Cigarette quitlines, taxes, and other tobacco control policies: a state-level analysis
    Henry Shelton Brown
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, TX 78723, USA
    Health Econ 22:741-8. 2013
    ..We found that people anticipating increases in prices begin attempting to quit by calling quitlines. Finally, the Peter Jennings media campaign was highly correlated with quitline calls...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and employment productivity: does diabetes management matter?
    H Shelton Brown I I I
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living Institute for Health Policy, University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Campus, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:569-76. 2011
    ..To determine whether labor market effects were the result of diabetes per se or rather depended on the degree to which diabetes was controlled through management of blood sugar levels...
  4. doi request reprint Lawsuit activity, defensive medicine, and small area variation: the case of Cesarean sections revisited
    H Shelton Brown
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, Houston, TX, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:285-96. 2007
    ..After extracting the variation in delivery practice between hospitals and between Dartmouth Hospital Referral Regions in a multilevel model, the effects of lawsuits on defensive medicine are reduced but are still significant...
  5. pmc Missed opportunities for diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia in a Mexican American population, Cameron County Hispanic Cohort, 2003-2008
    Susan P Fisher-Hoch
    University of Texas School of Public Health, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78597, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:110298. 2012
    ..We assessed the prevalence of and risk factors for undiagnosed and untreated diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia among Mexican Americans in Cameron County, Texas...
  6. pmc Physical activity, watching television, and the risk of obesity in students, Texas, 2004-2005
    Adriana Perez
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 1616 Guadalupe St, Ste 6 300, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A61. 2011
    ..Prevalence of obesity among students in Texas is higher than the US prevalence. Our objective was to understand the combined influence of physical activity and television viewing on weight status of students in Texas...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes on employment: genetic IVs in a bivariate probit
    H Shelton Brown
    University of Texas School of Public Health, School of Public Health Building RAHC, Texas, USA
    Health Econ 14:537-44. 2005
    ..Our results are particularly relevant in the case of populations where genetic predisposition has an important role in the etiology of diabetes...
  8. pmc Socioeconomic status and prevalence of obesity and diabetes in a Mexican American community, Cameron County, Texas, 2004-2007
    Susan P Fisher-Hoch
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Campus, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A53. 2010
    ..We established a cohort on the United States-Mexico border to determine the prevalence of obesity and diabetes in this Mexican American population and to see whether minor economic advantages had any effect on health...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the labor market: the community-wide economic cost in the Lower Rio Grande Valley
    H Shelton Brown
    Division of Management Policy and Public Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, School of Public Health Building, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2945-7. 2005
  10. doi request reprint International competition and the demand for health insurance in the US: evidence from the Texas-Mexico border region
    H Shelton Brown
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, School of Public Health, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 9:25-38. 2009
    ..The instruments are dental care utilization in Mexico and a variable measuring frequently visiting Mexico. The results show that competition from Mexico lowers the demand for health insurance coverage in the US side of the border...
  11. pmc Crime rates and sedentary behavior among 4th grade Texas school children
    H Shelton Brown
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, 313 E, 12th Street, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:28. 2008
    ..We determined whether indoor sedentary behavior patterns are associated with community crime statistics. 4th graders in the U.S. are typically 9 or 10 years old...
  12. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of a community health worker intervention for low-income Hispanic adults with diabetes
    H Shelton Brown
    University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E140. 2012
    ..The objective of our study was to estimate the long-term cost-effectiveness of a lifestyle modification program led by community health workers (CHWs) for low-income Hispanic adults with type 2 diabetes...
  13. doi request reprint Observable weight distributions and children's individual weight assessment
    H Shelton Brown
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:202-5. 2010
    ..These data suggest that observable weight distributions play a key role in the obesity epidemic...
  14. doi request reprint Surveillance of bleeding disorders, Texas, 2007
    Gita G Mirchandani
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S354-9. 2011
    ..Although HTCs function as sites for passive surveillance of bleeding disorders, annual HTC visit data likely underestimate true prevalence of the disease due to the infrequent nature of healthcare utilization for this population...
  15. pmc Association between tuberculosis and diabetes in the Mexican border and non-border regions of Texas
    Adriana Perez
    Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, Brownsville, Texas 78520, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:604-11. 2006
    ..82; 95% CI = 1.57-2.12) compared with non-border counties (OR(adj) = 1.51; 95% CI = 1.36-1.67)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Managed care and the scale efficiency of US hospitals
    H Shelton Brown
    Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas, School of Public Health, School of Public Health Building RAHC, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 6:278-89. 2006
    ..The results presented here are consistent with the view that managed care can lead to reductions in health cost inflation by controlling the diffusion of technology via improvements in the scale efficiency of hospitals...
  17. pmc Persistent disparities in the use of health care along the US-Mexico border: an ecological perspective
    Elena Bastida
    Department of Sociology, University of Texas Pan American, Center on Aging and Health, Edinburg
    Am J Public Health 98:1987-95. 2008
    ..We examined disparities in health care use among US-Mexico border residents, with a focus on the unique binational environment of the region, to determine factors that may influence health care use in Mexico...