Abdelmonem A Afifi

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methods for improving regression analysis for skewed continuous or counted responses
    Abdelmonem A Afifi
    School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:95-111. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of disease management on health care utilization: evidence from the "Florida: A Healthy State (FAHS)" Medicaid Program
    Abdelmonem A Afifi
    School of Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Prev Med 44:547-53. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of disease management on utilization of services by race/ethnicity: evidence from the Florida Medicaid program
    Gerald F Kominski
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 10960 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:168-72. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Improving the implementation of a condom availability program in urban high schools
    Christine J De Rosa
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Sexually Transmitted Disease Program, Los Angeles, California 90007, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:572-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The effects of a disease management program on self-reported health behaviors and health outcomes: evidence from the "Florida: a healthy state (FAHS)" Medicaid program
    Donald E Morisky
    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:505-17. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of contextual environment and community-based dental education on practice plans of graduating seniors
    Pamela L Davidson
    University of California Los Angeles, Department of Health Services, CHS 31 293, Los Angeles, CA 90092 1772, USA
    J Dent Educ 71:403-18. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Media literacy as a violence-prevention strategy: a pilot evaluation
    Theresa Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, 10960 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:714-22. 2010
  8. pmc Reducing risky sexual behavior and substance use among currently and formerly homeless adults living with HIV
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1100-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Occupational electromagnetic fields and leukemia and brain cancer: an update to two meta-analyses
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:677-88. 2008
  10. doi request reprint A method to measure and predict rates of regional visual field decay in glaucoma
    Joseph Caprioli
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:4765-73. 2011

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Methods for improving regression analysis for skewed continuous or counted responses
    Abdelmonem A Afifi
    School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:95-111. 2007
    ..Recent advances in computing and software development have produced user-friendly computer programs that enable the data analyst to improve prediction and inference based on regression analysis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of disease management on health care utilization: evidence from the "Florida: A Healthy State (FAHS)" Medicaid Program
    Abdelmonem A Afifi
    School of Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Prev Med 44:547-53. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of disease management on utilization of selected health care services...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of disease management on utilization of services by race/ethnicity: evidence from the Florida Medicaid program
    Gerald F Kominski
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 10960 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:168-72. 2008
    ..To measure possible racial/ethnic differences in a Florida disease management (DM) program on utilization of selected healthcare services for 4 chronic illnesses...
  4. doi request reprint Improving the implementation of a condom availability program in urban high schools
    Christine J De Rosa
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Sexually Transmitted Disease Program, Los Angeles, California 90007, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:572-9. 2012
    ..We conducted an intervention to improve the implementation of a high school condom availability program, and evaluated its effect on students' awareness of the program and acquisition of condoms...
  5. doi request reprint The effects of a disease management program on self-reported health behaviors and health outcomes: evidence from the "Florida: a healthy state (FAHS)" Medicaid program
    Donald E Morisky
    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:505-17. 2009
    ..19 points (p < .01) in Year 1 and 0.29 points (p < .01) in Year 2. Patients in the disease management program benefited in terms of controlling hypertension, asthma symptoms, and cholesterol and blood glucose levels...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of contextual environment and community-based dental education on practice plans of graduating seniors
    Pamela L Davidson
    University of California Los Angeles, Department of Health Services, CHS 31 293, Los Angeles, CA 90092 1772, USA
    J Dent Educ 71:403-18. 2007
    ..In the long term, addressing the problem of dental care access will require the creation of policy, financial, and structural interventions to motivate providers to care for the underserved...
  7. doi request reprint Media literacy as a violence-prevention strategy: a pilot evaluation
    Theresa Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, 10960 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:714-22. 2010
    ..8%; p < .0001). The pre-and posttest scores were similar for males and females. Three of the six intervention classrooms scored higher on both the pretest and posttest compared with the other three classrooms...
  8. pmc Reducing risky sexual behavior and substance use among currently and formerly homeless adults living with HIV
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1100-7. 2009
    ..We examined the efficacy of the Healthy Living Program in reducing risky sexual behavior and substance use among adults with HIV infection who were marginally housed (i.e., homeless at some point over a 37-month period)...
  9. doi request reprint Occupational electromagnetic fields and leukemia and brain cancer: an update to two meta-analyses
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:677-88. 2008
    ..To update past meta-analyses on occupational electromagnetic fields (EMF) and adult brain cancer and leukemia...
  10. doi request reprint A method to measure and predict rates of regional visual field decay in glaucoma
    Joseph Caprioli
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:4765-73. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to measure the rate of visual field (VF) decay in glaucoma, to separate faster and slower components of decay, and to predict the rate of VF decay...
  11. ncbi request reprint Workforce reentry for people with HIV/AIDS: intervention effects and predictors of success
    David J Martin
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Work 27:221-33. 2006
    ..We discuss these findings in the context of the need for more explicitly-defined interventions, as well as the need for additional information on factors that may hinder or facilitate workforce re-entry among people with HIV/AIDS...
  12. pmc Effect of a targeted subsidy on intake of fruits and vegetables among low-income women in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
    Dena R Herman
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:98-105. 2008
    ..We tested the effectiveness of a subsidy for fruits and vegetables to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)...
  13. ncbi request reprint What enhances underrepresented minority recruitment to dental schools?
    Ronald M Andersen
    University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, CHS 31 293, 650 C E Young Drive South, Campus Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90092 1772, USA
    J Dent Educ 71:994-1008. 2007
    ..Higher total financial aid awarded by the school was negatively associated with recruitment of African Americans. Results suggest some improved URM recruitment strategies for dental schools...
  14. doi request reprint Validation of point-wise exponential regression to measure the decay rates of glaucomatous visual fields
    Parham Azarbod
    Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:5403-9. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to validate a recently described technique for measuring the rates of visual field (VF) decay in glaucoma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of extramural clinical rotation days: did the Pipeline program make a difference?
    Kathryn A Atchison
    UCLA School of Dentistry, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Dent Educ 75:52-61. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint Sexual intercourse and oral sex among public middle school students: prevalence and correlates
    Christine J De Rosa
    Health Research Association, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 42:197-205. 2010
    ..Better information is needed to guide interventions to prevent early sexual debut...
  17. doi request reprint Preinjury factors and 3-month outcomes following emergency department diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury
    Jess Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California Los Angeles, 10960 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 24:344-54. 2009
    ..To investigate the sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) by comparing selected outcomes of emergency department-diagnosed patients with mild head injuries to those with non-head injuries...
  18. pmc Effects of behavioral intervention on substance use among people living with HIV: the Healthy Living Project randomized controlled study
    F Lennie Wong
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Addiction 103:1206-14. 2008
    ..Reductions in substance use were examined in response to an intensive intervention with people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (PLH)...
  19. pmc Public health impact of extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1532-7. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Geographic and socioeconomic variation in the treatment of prostate cancer
    Tracey L Krupski
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7881-8. 2005
    ..This study examines geographic and socioeconomic variation in the primary treatment of men with prostate cancer during the era of prostate-specific antigen testing...