Affiliation: University of California
- Acculturation and the sexual and reproductive health of Latino youth in the United States: a literature reviewAimee Afable-Munsuz
Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:208-19. 2006..It is critical to identify gaps in the existing research and to ascertain the relationship between acculturation and Latino sexual behavior...
- Pregnancy intention and preterm birth: differential associations among a diverse population of womenAimee Afable-Munsuz
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:66-73. 2008..Studies published to date provide mixed evidence on the relationship between unintended pregnancy and preterm birth, and none take into consideration that the meaning of unintended pregnancy may vary across racial and ethnic groups...
- A positive orientation toward early motherhood is associated with unintended pregnancy among New Orleans youthAimee Afable-Munsuz
Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Matern Child Health J 10:265-76. 2006..Our objectives were to discuss a measure called Positive Orientation towards Early Motherhood (POEM), and investigate its association with self-reported unintended pregnancy experience...
- Provider practice models for and costs of delivering medication abortion -- evidence from 11 US abortion care settingsAimee Afable-Munsuz
University of California, San Francisco and Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health ANSIRH program, Bixby Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Contraception 75:45-51. 2007..This study provides descriptive data on the diverse MAB practice models currently being utilized by US health care providers and the costs associated with the components of those models...
- Immigrant generation and physical activity among Mexican, Chinese & Filipino adults in the U.SAimee Afable-Munsuz
Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 0613, USA
Soc Sci Med 70:1997-2005. 2010..In the context of increasing rates of chronic disease, the study of transitions in PA among immigrants will continue to be critical to promoting the public health of diverse populations in countries such as the US...
- Acculturation and colorectal cancer screening among older Latino adults: differential associations by national originAimee Afable-Munsuz
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, 3333 California Street, Box 0856, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Gen Intern Med 24:963-70. 2009..Although modest improvements in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening utilization have occurred, rates remain low among Latinos. It is unclear whether acculturation plays a role in the utilization of CRC screening...
- Factors influencing time to diagnosis after abnormal mammography in diverse womenEliseo J Perez-Stable
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:159-66. 2013..Abnormal mammograms are common, and the risk of false positives is high. We surveyed women in order to understand the factors influencing the efficiency of the evaluation of an abnormal mammogram...
- Immigrant generation and diabetes risk among Mexican Americans: the Sacramento Area Latino Study on AgingAimee Afable-Munsuz
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Am J Public Health 103:e45-52. 2013..We examined whether acculturation and immigrant generation, a marker for assimilation, are associated with diabetes risk in an aging Mexican-origin population...
- Disparities in cancer screening in individuals with a family history of breast or colorectal cancerNinez A Ponce
Department of Health Services, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cancer 118:1656-63. 2012..The authors evaluated whether breast cancer (BC) and colorectal cancer (CRC) disparities varied by family history risk using a large, multiethnic population-based survey...
- Understanding pregnancy in a population of inner-city women in New Orleans--results of qualitative researchCarl Kendall
Department of International Health and Development, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2200, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Soc Sci Med 60:297-311. 2005..The problem is that the many factors-structural and individual-affect women's preferences and ability to postpone a pregnancy or to use contraception...
- Measuring factors underlying intendedness of women's first and later pregnanciesIlene S Speizer
Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:198-205. 2004..Conventional measures of pregnancy intendedness do not reflect the multiple factors affecting a woman's pregnancy-related intentions and attitudes...