Ranjita Misra

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Age- and sex-specific cancer prevention and screening practices among asian Indian immigrants in the United States
    Ranjita Misra
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, 77843, USA
    J Investig Med 59:787-92. 2011
  2. doi Complementary and alternative medicine use among Asian Indians in the United States: a national study
    Ranjita Misra
    Center for the Study of Health Disparities, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Intercollegiate Faculty of Nutrition, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:843-52. 2010
  3. doi Prevalence of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular risk factors in US Asian Indians: results from a national study
    Ranjita Misra
    Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 24:145-53. 2010
  4. doi Predictors of quality of life among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Ranjita Misra
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 22:217-23. 2008
  5. doi Ethnic and gender differences in psychosocial factors, glycemic control, and quality of life among adult type 2 diabetic patients
    Ranjita Misra
    Health and Kinesiology Department, 4243 TAMU, 158V Read Building, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4243, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 23:54-64. 2009
  6. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes, and label use among college students
    Ranjita Misra
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4243, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:2130-4. 2007
  7. ncbi Personal cancer prevention and screening practices among Asian Indian physicians in the United States
    Ranjita Misra
    Health and Kinesiology Department, Texas A and M University, 4243, 158P Read Building, College Station 77843 4243, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:269-76. 2004
  8. ncbi Community needs and strengths assessments as an active learning project
    Ranjita Misra
    Dept of Health and Kinesiology, 158P Read Bldg, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4243, USA
    J Sch Health 73:269-71. 2003
  9. ncbi Asian-Indian physicians' experience with managed care organizations
    Ranjita Misra
    School of Allied Medical Professions, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:582-99. 2009
  10. doi Gender and ethnic differences in hand hygiene practices among college students
    Joy L Anderson
    Center for the Study of Health Disparities, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:361-8. 2008

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Publications14

  1. doi Age- and sex-specific cancer prevention and screening practices among asian Indian immigrants in the United States
    Ranjita Misra
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, 77843, USA
    J Investig Med 59:787-92. 2011
    ..The objective was to examine age- and sex-specific cancer prevention and screening practices among 1820 Asian Indian (AI) adults in the United States using items from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey Cancer Control Topical Module...
  2. doi Complementary and alternative medicine use among Asian Indians in the United States: a national study
    Ranjita Misra
    Center for the Study of Health Disparities, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Intercollegiate Faculty of Nutrition, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:843-52. 2010
    ..Asian Americans use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) at a higher rate than Americans...
  3. doi Prevalence of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular risk factors in US Asian Indians: results from a national study
    Ranjita Misra
    Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 24:145-53. 2010
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  4. doi Predictors of quality of life among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Ranjita Misra
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 22:217-23. 2008
    ..Knowledge reduced SCBs but was not associated with QoL. In the path model, SCBs influenced QoL and mediated the relationship between social support, acceptance, and QoL...
  5. doi Ethnic and gender differences in psychosocial factors, glycemic control, and quality of life among adult type 2 diabetic patients
    Ranjita Misra
    Health and Kinesiology Department, 4243 TAMU, 158V Read Building, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4243, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 23:54-64. 2009
    ..g., social support and acceptance of the disease, knowledge levels, perceived difficulty in adherence behaviors, and diabetes outcome (glycemic control and quality of life) in Type 2 diabetic patients...
  6. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes, and label use among college students
    Ranjita Misra
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4243, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:2130-4. 2007
    ..Attitude mediated the relationship between knowledge and label reading behavior. The indexes of fit for the tested model indicated a good fit; the predictors accounted for 44% of the variance in label usage...
  7. ncbi Personal cancer prevention and screening practices among Asian Indian physicians in the United States
    Ranjita Misra
    Health and Kinesiology Department, Texas A and M University, 4243, 158P Read Building, College Station 77843 4243, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 28:269-76. 2004
    ..Additionally, our respondents were less likely than other physicians to practice cancer screening behaviors. Results support the need to promote regular cancer prevention and screening among Asian Indian physicians...
  8. ncbi Community needs and strengths assessments as an active learning project
    Ranjita Misra
    Dept of Health and Kinesiology, 158P Read Bldg, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4243, USA
    J Sch Health 73:269-71. 2003
    ..The project, which included substantial community involvement, helped students identify needs and strengths necessary for addressing community health problems and concerns...
  9. ncbi Asian-Indian physicians' experience with managed care organizations
    Ranjita Misra
    School of Allied Medical Professions, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:582-99. 2009
    ..Managed care experience was categorized into physician satisfaction; service quality rating; service limitations; difficulties acquiring and maintaining managed care contracts; and financial impact...
  10. doi Gender and ethnic differences in hand hygiene practices among college students
    Joy L Anderson
    Center for the Study of Health Disparities, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:361-8. 2008
    ..Poor hand hygiene on college campuses can be improved by promoting handwashing behavior. This observational study was conducted to evaluate gender and race/ethnic differences in hand hygiene practices among college students...
  11. ncbi Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated risk factors in Asian Indians
    Ajay Balasubramanyam
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:313-23. 2008
    ..This study examined the association between metabolic syndrome, lifestyle behaviors, and perception and knowledge of current health and cardiovascular disease (CVD) among Asian Indians in the US...
  12. ncbi Predictors of social support, acceptance, health-promoting behaviors, and glycemic control in African-Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Patricia E McDonald
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 13:23-30. 2002
    ..Physical functioning was the only significant predictor of social support (beta = .30, p = .03). In turn, social support predicted acceptance (beta = .32, p = .01) and health behaviors beta = .39, p = .002)...
  13. doi A community-based diabetes prevention and management education program in a rural village in India
    Padmini Balagopal
    Gandhigram Rural Institute, Tamilnadu, India
    Diabetes Care 31:1097-104. 2008
    ..In this study we evaluated a 7-month community-based nonpharmacological lifestyle intervention to prevent/reduce the risk of developing diabetes and its complications in a resource-poor village in Tamilnadu, India...
  14. ncbi The metabolic syndrome in South Asians: continuing escalation & possible solutions
    Anoop Misra
    Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 125:345-54. 2007
    ..Finally, there is an urgent need to conduct research studies regarding the correct definitions of the metabolic syndrome and genetic and perinatal factors related to insulin resistance in South Asians...