Ann L Coker

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint PTSD symptoms among men and women survivors of intimate partner violence: the role of risk and protective factors
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Violence Vict 20:625-43. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Stress, coping, social support, and prostate cancer risk among older African American and Caucasian men
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health at Houston, Division of Epidemiology, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:978-87. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and disabilities among women attending family practice clinics
    Ann L Coker
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:829-38. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint What predicts adherence to follow-up recommendations for abnormal Pap tests among older women?
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 105:74-80. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence incidence and continuation in a primary care screening program
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:821-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Social and mental health needs assessment of Katrina evacuees
    Ann L Coker
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Disaster Manag Response 4:88-94. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and cervical cancer survival among older women: findings from the SEER-Medicare linked data cohorts
    Ann L Coker
    School of Public Health, University of Texas, 1200 Herman Pressler, PO Box 20186, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 102:278-84. 2006
  8. pmc Partner violence screening in rural health care clinics
    Ann L Coker
    Health Science Center, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1319-25. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Life stressors are an important reason for women discontinuing follow-up care for cervical neoplasia
    Ann L Coker
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1200 Herman Pressler, PO Box 20186, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:321-5. 2006
  10. pmc Breast cancer screening in women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol
    Elizabeth A Camp
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:547-52. 2009

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint PTSD symptoms among men and women survivors of intimate partner violence: the role of risk and protective factors
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Violence Vict 20:625-43. 2005
    ..Protective factors may be used to boost resiliency of IPV survivors and reduce PTSD symptoms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stress, coping, social support, and prostate cancer risk among older African American and Caucasian men
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health at Houston, Division of Epidemiology, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:978-87. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to investigate the association between stress, coping, social support, and risk of prostate cancer among older men (age 65-79 years)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and disabilities among women attending family practice clinics
    Ann L Coker
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:829-38. 2005
    ..To estimate the frequency and type of disabilities preventing work among those experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) compared with those never experiencing IPV...
  4. ncbi request reprint What predicts adherence to follow-up recommendations for abnormal Pap tests among older women?
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 105:74-80. 2007
    ..To address socio-demographic factors associated with adherence to follow-up recommendations in a high-risk population of women referred for follow-up care after an abnormal Pap test...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence incidence and continuation in a primary care screening program
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:821-7. 2007
    ..0001). These data suggest that the incidence of IPV over a short follow-up period is relatively low and that the majority of IPV desists over this short follow-up period...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social and mental health needs assessment of Katrina evacuees
    Ann L Coker
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Disaster Manag Response 4:88-94. 2006
    ..These data suggest that in addition to challenges in finding loved ones, housing, and jobs, many Katrina survivors have experienced significant psychological trauma that may lead to future PTSD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and cervical cancer survival among older women: findings from the SEER-Medicare linked data cohorts
    Ann L Coker
    School of Public Health, University of Texas, 1200 Herman Pressler, PO Box 20186, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 102:278-84. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to estimate cervical cancer survival by socioeconomic indicators and race/ethnicity among elderly women diagnosed with cervical cancer...
  8. pmc Partner violence screening in rural health care clinics
    Ann L Coker
    Health Science Center, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1319-25. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the frequency of intimate partner violence by type in a large, clinic-based, nurse-administered screening and services intervention project...
  9. ncbi request reprint Life stressors are an important reason for women discontinuing follow-up care for cervical neoplasia
    Ann L Coker
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1200 Herman Pressler, PO Box 20186, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:321-5. 2006
    ..6-2.8), and having an unplanned pregnancy (aRR, 1.5, 95% CI, 1.2-2.1). Life stressors may be important predictors of discontinuation of free follow-up care among women in need of immediate follow-up care to prevent lesion progression...
  10. pmc Breast cancer screening in women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol
    Elizabeth A Camp
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:547-52. 2009
    ..To determine if women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol (DES) are more likely than unexposed women to receive recommended or additional breast cancer screening examinations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adherence to recommendations for follow-up to abnormal Pap tests
    Katherine S Eggleston
    University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77025, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1332-41. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether timely adherence rates differ by race among women with abnormal Pap tests participating in a cost-free or reduced-cost program...
  12. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis of socioeconomic status and prostate cancer risk
    Maureen Sanderson
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health at Brownsville, Houston, TX 78520, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:901-7. 2006
    ..We investigated whether prostate cancer was associated with socioeconomic status (SES) at the individual level, area level, or a combination of both levels...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer survival by socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and place of residence in Texas, 1995-2001
    Katherine S Eggleston
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:941-51. 2006
    ..The current study explored whether socioeconomic status (SES), race/ethnicity, and rural residence may be linked to poorer cervical cancer survival by stage at diagnosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity and socioeconomic status in association with survival in older men with local/regional stage prostate carcinoma: findings from a large community-based cohort
    Xianglin L Du
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, 1200 Herman Pressler Drive, RAS E631, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 106:1276-85. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Understanding barriers for adherence to follow-up care for abnormal pap tests
    Katherine S Eggleston
    University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77025, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:311-30. 2007
    ..This paper summarizes the body of literature on adherence to follow-up after an abnormal Pap test in order to facilitate development of interventions to decrease morbidity and mortality due to cervical cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress and cervical neoplasia risk
    Ann L Coker
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:644-51. 2003
    ..We assessed the association between psychosocial stress and preinvasive cervical neoplasia development controlling for HR-HPV infection...
  17. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in survival among men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Texas
    Arica White
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 117:1080-8. 2011
    ..The objective of this analysis was to determine whether racial disparities in survival for men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Texas from 1995 through 2002 remained after adjusting for SES, rural residence, and stage of disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy and survival for patients with multiple myeloma: findings from a large nationwide and population-based cohort
    Nidhi Rohatgi
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:540-8. 2007
    ..To assess the patterns of chemotherapy use for patients with multiple myeloma and to determine if chemotherapy is effective in prolonging survival outside the clinical trial settings...
  19. ncbi request reprint Social support protects against the negative effects of partner violence on mental health
    Ann L Coker
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, School of Public Health, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:465-76. 2002
    ..We wish to determine associations between intimate partner violence (IPV) and mental health outcomes and to assess the protective role of abuse disclosure and support on mental health among abused women...
  20. pmc A case-control study of farming and prostate cancer in African-American and Caucasian men
    Tamra E Meyer
    University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston, Texas, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:155-60. 2007
    ..To determine the risk of prostate cancer associated with farming by duration, recency and specific activities among African-Americans and Caucasians...
  21. doi request reprint Long-term survival after radical prostatectomy compared to other treatments in older men with local/regional prostate cancer
    Liqian Liu
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Surg Oncol 97:583-91. 2008
    ..This study aimed to address long-term survival in a large population-based cohort of men with prostate cancer receiving radical prostatectomy compared to other treatments...
  22. pmc Diabetes genes and prostate cancer in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Tamra E Meyer
    Human Genetics Center and Division of Epidemiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:558-65. 2010
    ..02; blacks only). The TCF7L2 rs7903146 T allele was inversely associated with PrCa using a dominant genetic model (HR, 0.79; 95% CI, 0.65-0.97). Further knowledge of T2D gene-PrCa mechanisms may improve understanding of PrCa etiology...
  23. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of intimate partner violence for women's health: a response to Plichta
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas, School of Public Health, Houston, USA
    J Interpers Violence 19:1324-34. 2004
  24. pmc Physical partner violence and medicaid utilization and expenditures
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030
    Public Health Rep 119:557-67. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Partner violence during pregnancy and risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:260-9. 2004
    ..4; 95% CI 1.5, 4.0) and term low birthweight (aRR = 1.9; 95% CI 1.0, 3.4). Greater abuse frequency was associated with increased risk. Abuse during pregnancy was associated with perinatal deaths and preterm low birthweight deliveries...
  26. ncbi request reprint Social support reduces the impact of partner violence on health: application of structural equation models
    Ann L Coker
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Prev Med 37:259-67. 2003
    ..Intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with poorer health, yet pathways through which IPV affects either mental or physical health are not well characterized...
  27. doi request reprint Social factors affecting treatment of cervical cancer: ethical issues and policy implications
    Shannon N Westin
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:747-51. 2008
    ..In this paper, we report a tragic case where social factors affected the outcome of a single mother with advanced cervical cancer...
  28. pmc Childhood lymphohematopoietic cancer incidence and hazardous air pollutants in southeast Texas, 1995-2004
    Kristina W Whitworth
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1576-80. 2008
    ..Cancer is the second leading cause of death among U.S. children with few known risk factors. There is increasing interest in the role of air pollutants, including benzene and 1,3-butadiene, in the etiology of childhood cancers...
  29. pmc Kriged and modeled ambient air levels of benzene in an urban environment: an exposure assessment study
    Kristina W Whitworth
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Environ Health 10:21. 2011
    ..There is increasing concern regarding the potential adverse health effects of air pollution, particularly hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). However, quantifying exposure to these pollutants is problematic...
  30. doi request reprint Cervical screening and general physical examination behaviors of women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol
    Elizabeth A Camp
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 12:111-7. 2008
    ..To estimate whether women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol (DES) report receiving more cervical and general physical examinations compared to unexposed women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does physical intimate partner violence affect sexual health? A systematic review
    Ann L Coker
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, School of Public Health University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Trauma Violence Abuse 8:149-77. 2007
    ..A conceptual model was presented to guide further needed research addressing direct and indirect mechanisms by which physical, sexual, and psychological IPV affects sexual health...
  32. ncbi request reprint Women's motives for violent and nonviolent behaviors in conflicts
    Rebecca Weston
    Southern Illinois University, IL 62901, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:1043-65. 2007
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  33. ncbi request reprint Missed opportunities: intimate partner violence in family practice settings
    Ann L Coker
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Prev Med 34:445-54. 2002
    ..For women experiencing partner violence, women health care visits represent opportunities for physicians and patients to address intimate partner violence (IPV), a significant health threat for women...
  34. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and prostate cancer among older African-American and Caucasian men in South Carolina
    Maureen Sanderson
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health at Brownsville, 80 Fort Brown, 78520, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:647-55. 2004
    ..We investigated the association between lifestyle and prostate cancer risk among Caucasian and African-American men, separately...
  35. ncbi request reprint Acculturation, ethnic identity, and dating violence among Latino ninth-grade students
    Maureen Sanderson
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health at Brownsville, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
    Prev Med 39:373-83. 2004
    ..None of these studies have focused on adolescents. We assessed acculturation, ethnic identity, and dating violence victimization among Latino ninth-grade students...
  36. ncbi request reprint Physical aggression, forced sex, and stalking victimization by a dating partner: an analysis of the National Violence Against Women Survey
    Melody J Slashinski
    Indiana University, USA
    Violence Vict 18:595-617. 2003
    ..Implications for parents, survivors, health care, and service providers are discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health effects of intimate partner violence for men and women
    Ann L Coker
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:260-8. 2002
    ..This study estimated IPV prevalence by type (physical, sexual, and psychological) and associated physical and mental health consequences among women and men...
  38. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health effects of being stalked for men and women
    Keith E Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Violence Vict 17:429-43. 2002
    ..Implications for victims, service providers, and the criminal justice system were reviewed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Active and passive smoking, high-risk human papillomaviruses and cervical neoplasia
    Ann L Coker
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:121-8. 2002
    ..0; 95% CI: (1.2, 7.7)). These data suggest that active and perhaps passive smoke exposure may be important co-factors in HSIL development among HR-HPV positive women...
  40. ncbi request reprint Preventing intimate partner violence: how we will rise to this challenge
    Ann L Coker
    Am J Prev Med 30:528-9. 2006
  41. doi request reprint Frequency and types of partner violence among Mexican American college women
    Ann L Coker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Kentucky Colleges of Medicine and Public Health, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:665-73. 2008
    ..The authors studied the prevalence of partner violence, by type, among Mexican American college women aged 18 to 35 years (N = 149; response rate = 85%)...

Research Grants2

  1. Understand Disparities in Cervical Cancer Survival
    Ann Coker; Fiscal Year: 2006
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