Jennifer J Salinas
Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Border health in the shadow of the Hispanic paradox: issues in the conceptualization of health disparities in older Mexican Americans living in the SouthwestJennifer J Salinas
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
J Cross Cult Gerontol 28:251-66. 2013..These findings bring up issues of measurement and the importance of geographic location when it comes to evaluating disease burden and mortality in Mexican Americans...
- Application of a novel method for assessing cumulative risk burden by countyJennifer J Salinas
School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Brownsville Regional Campus, RAHC, UTB 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1820-35. 2012....
- Impact of Hispanic ethnic concentration and socioeconomic status on obesity prevalence in Texas countiesJennifer J Salinas
Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1201-15. 2012....
- Using the Framingham Risk Score to evaluate immigrant effect on cardiovascular disease risk in Mexican AmericansJennifer J Salinas
Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Brownsville Campus, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:666-77. 2012..This study uses the Framingham Risk Score (FRS) for 10-year cardiovascular disease (CVD) to evaluate differences between Mexican American immigrants and the U.S.-born population...
- The rural-urban divide: health services utilization among older Mexicans in MexicoJennifer J Salinas
University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, Brownsville, Texas 78520 4956, USA
J Rural Health 26:333-41. 2010..Mexico...
- The missing men: high risk of disease in men of Mexican originJennifer Salinas
University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX 78520, USA
Am J Mens Health 5:332-40. 2011..Mexican American males in the U.S./Mexico border region have a high prevalence of obesity in younger men and higher overall rates of diabetes, including undiagnosed diabetes, and significantly higher serum cholesterol levels than women...
- Biomarker measurements of prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in umbilical cord blood from postpartum Hispanic women in Brownsville, TexasKen Sexton
a University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownville Regional Campus, Brownsville, Texas, USA
J Toxicol Environ Health A 76:1225-35. 2013..Although health implications are uncertain, reports in the literature of PCB-related health effects raise concerns about possible future health consequences, especially obesity and diabetes, in this potentially vulnerable population...
- Biomarkers of maternal and fetal exposure to organochlorine pesticides measured in pregnant Hispanic women from Brownsville, TexasKen Sexton
University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownville Regional Campus, 80 Fort Brown AHC, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:237-48. 2013....
- Socioeconomic status and prevalence of obesity and diabetes in a Mexican American community, Cameron County, Texas, 2004-2007Susan 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...
- English language use, health and mortality in older Mexican AmericansJennifer J Salinas
University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, University of Texas Brownsville, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 13:232-8. 2011..English language use is a predictor of health and mortality in older Mexican Americans separate from country of birth...
- Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in maternal and umbilical cord blood from pregnant Hispanic women living in Brownsville, TexasKen Sexton
University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownville Regional Campus, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3365-79. 2011..While the possibility of related adverse effects on the fetus is uncertain, these exposures in combination with socioeconomically-disadvantaged and environmentally-challenging living conditions raise legitimate public health concerns...
- Tapping healthcare resource by older Mexicans with diabetes: how migration to the United States facilitates accessJennifer J Salinas
Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 77555 0460, USA
J Cross Cult Gerontol 23:301-12. 2008..In addition, residents with diabetes who have family members living in the USA receive remittances in the form of money and medical supplies that aid in the treatment of their illness. Implications for policy are discussed...
- Nativity and nutritional behaviors in the Mexican origin population living in the US-Mexico border regionJared A Montoya
Behavioral Sciences Department, University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, TX, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 13:94-100. 2011..Despite low levels of overall acculturation in the border region dietary beliefs still exist between immigrants and US-born Mexican Americans in dietary beliefs, but, not behaviors in US-born Mexican Americans...