K T Xu

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Affiliation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint State-level variations in income-related inequality in health and health achievement in the US
    Ke Tom Xu
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:457-64. 2006
  2. pmc College campus smoking policies and programs and students' smoking behaviors
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:74. 2005
  3. pmc Green tea polyphenols and Tai Chi for bone health: designing a placebo-controlled randomized trial
    Chwan Li Shen
    Department of Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:110. 2009
  4. pmc Patient involvement in medical decision-making and pain among elders: physician or patient-driven?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of North Texas School of Public Health, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:4. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Economics of suboptimal drug use: cost-savings of using JNC-recommended medications for management of uncomplicated essential hypertension
    K Tom Xu
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock, Tex 79430, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:529-36. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of weight status on the recommendations of and adherence to lifestyle modifications among hypertensive adults
    K T Xu
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 19:365-71. 2005
  7. pmc Gender, health, and physician visits among adults in the United States
    K Tom Xu
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, 79430, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1076-9. 2003
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Parents' reports of children's medical care access: are there Mexican-American versus non-Hispanic white disparities?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Med Care 42:884-92. 2004

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint State-level variations in income-related inequality in health and health achievement in the US
    Ke Tom Xu
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:457-64. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc College campus smoking policies and programs and students' smoking behaviors
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:74. 2005
    ..Additional research is thus needed to determine how university tobacco control policies and preventive education programs affect college students' smoking behaviors...
  3. pmc Green tea polyphenols and Tai Chi for bone health: designing a placebo-controlled randomized trial
    Chwan Li Shen
    Department of Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:110. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Patient involvement in medical decision-making and pain among elders: physician or patient-driven?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of North Texas School of Public Health, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:4. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether physician-driven and patient-driven participation in decision-making were associated with the odds of frequent and severe pain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Economics of suboptimal drug use: cost-savings of using JNC-recommended medications for management of uncomplicated essential hypertension
    K Tom Xu
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock, Tex 79430, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:529-36. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of weight status on the recommendations of and adherence to lifestyle modifications among hypertensive adults
    K T Xu
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 19:365-71. 2005
    ..In conclusion, more aggressive approaches should be taken by physicians to educate obese patients about the benefits of lifestyle modifications and to improve adherence to enhance the effects of antihypertensive medications...
  7. pmc Gender, health, and physician visits among adults in the United States
    K Tom Xu
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, 79430, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1076-9. 2003
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Parents' reports of children's medical care access: are there Mexican-American versus non-Hispanic white disparities?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Med Care 42:884-92. 2004
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Does being an immigrant make a difference in seeking physician services?
    Ke Tom Xu
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430 8161, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:380-90. 2008
    ..The lower utilization of both preventive and non-preventive care among immigrants may be associated with a combination of better health and more limited enabling resources...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with health-related quality of life among an older population in a largely rural western region
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Tex, USA
    J Rural Health 20:67-75. 2004
    ..As elderly people become a larger proportion of the rural population, it is important to identify those at risk for poor health. Predictors of health-related quality of life can be useful in designing interventions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Are rural residents and Hispanics less satisfied with medical care? Evidence from the Permian Basin
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430, USA
    J Rural Health 18:84-92. 2002
    ..The collection and reporting of more specific measures of interpersonal and technical quality would further enable policy-makers, managers, and clinicians to better serve their patient populations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Day to day variability of the dark-adapted pupil diameter
    Sandra M Brown
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:639-44. 2004
    ..To determine the individual variability of the dark-adapted pupil diameter over 2 testing sessions using a standardized dark-adaptation protocol...
  15. ncbi request reprint Duration of heart disease visits by elderly patients: productivity versus quality
    J E Rohrer
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 15:141-6. 2002
    ..e. clinical) patient differences and to less justifiable factors. Both demand management and managerial control strategies should be considered...
  16. ncbi request reprint Six-month variability of the dark-adapted pupil diameter
    Arshad M Khanani
    Department of Ophthalmology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:987-90. 2005
    ..To determine the individual variability of the dark-adapted pupil diameter over 6 months using a standardized dark-adaptation protocol...
  17. ncbi request reprint Utilization of prescription medications and ancillary pharmacy services among rural elders in west Texas: distance barriers and implications for telepharmacy
    Brian Collins
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 30:75-97. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that distance is a barrier to access, but telepharmacy regulations in Texas do not exacerbate the impact of distance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Colvard pupillometer and infrared digital photography for measurement of the dark-adapted pupil diameter
    Jay C Bradley
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:2129-32. 2005
    ..To investigate the accuracy of pupil diameter measurement using the Colvard pupillometer and to determine the learning curve for inexperienced examiners...

Research Grants1