Soham Al Snih

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Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Handgrip strength and mortality in older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1250-6. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Life-space mobility in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older
    Soham Al Snih
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Professions, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:532-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in physical performance in older Americans: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994)
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics Division, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:139-44. 2008
  4. pmc Frailty and incidence of activities of daily living disability among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Rehabil Med 41:892-7. 2009
  5. pmc Obesity and disability: relation among older adults living in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Soham Al Snih
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1282-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of healthcare utilization among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:640-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported arthritis among elders from Latin America and the Caribbean and among Mexican Americans from the southwestern United States
    Soham Al Snih
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Aging Health 18:207-23. 2006
  8. pmc Diabetes mellitus and incidence of lower body disability among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1152-6. 2005
  9. pmc Weight change and lower body disability in older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1730-7. 2005
  10. pmc Relationship between frailty and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans
    Rafael Samper-Ternent
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1845-52. 2008

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Handgrip strength and mortality in older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1250-6. 2002
    ..To examine the association between handgrip strength and mortality in older Mexican American men and women...
  2. doi request reprint Life-space mobility in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older
    Soham Al Snih
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Professions, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:532-7. 2012
    ..To examine the factors associated with life-space mobility in older Mexican Americans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in physical performance in older Americans: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994)
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics Division, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:139-44. 2008
    ..Impaired physical performance in older adults has been shown to vary by ethnic groups. The objective of this study is to examine ethnic differences in physical performance in older Americans...
  4. pmc Frailty and incidence of activities of daily living disability among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Rehabil Med 41:892-7. 2009
    ..To examine the association between frailty status and incidence of disability among non-disabled older Mexican Americans...
  5. pmc Obesity and disability: relation among older adults living in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Soham Al Snih
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1282-8. 2010
    ..26, 2.11). The results indicated that obesity is an independent factor contributing to ADL disability in these populations and should be included in future planning to reduce the impact of disability on global health...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of healthcare utilization among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:640-6. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of predisposing, enabling, and need factors on physician and hospital use among older Mexican Americans...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported arthritis among elders from Latin America and the Caribbean and among Mexican Americans from the southwestern United States
    Soham Al Snih
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Aging Health 18:207-23. 2006
    ..Self-reported arthritis and arthritis symptoms are highly prevalent among elders from Latin America and the Caribbean and older Mexican Americans and is a significant cause of disability in all studied populations...
  8. pmc Diabetes mellitus and incidence of lower body disability among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1152-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between diabetes mellitus and incident lower body disability over a 7-year follow-up period...
  9. pmc Weight change and lower body disability in older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1730-7. 2005
    ..To examine the association between 2-year weight change and onset of lower body disability over time in older Mexican Americans...
  10. pmc Relationship between frailty and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans
    Rafael Samper-Ternent
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1845-52. 2008
    ..To examine the association between frailty status and change in cognitive function over time in older Mexican Americans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hand grip strength and incident ADL disability in elderly Mexican Americans over a seven-year period
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:481-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between hand grip strength and 7-year incidence of ADL disability in older Mexican American men and women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pain, lower-extremity muscle strength, and physical function among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1394-400. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between pain on weight bearing, lower-extremity muscle strength, and physical function among older Mexican Americans...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of obesity on disability vs mortality in older Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Sealy Center on Aging, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:774-80. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recovery in activities of daily living among disabled older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:315-20. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the rate of recovery of functional ability and to identify factors associated with it over a two-year period among older Mexican Americans...
  15. doi request reprint Chronic inflammation, albuminuria, and functional disability in older adults with cardiovascular disease: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2008
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Atherosclerosis 222:502-8. 2012
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  16. pmc Mexican Americans and frailty: findings from the Hispanic established populations epidemiologic studies of the elderly
    Kenneth J Ottenbacher
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:673-9. 2009
    ..We examined the prevalence of frailty among Mexican American older adults and explored the correlates associated with becoming frail to determine their affect on disability and morbidity in this population...
  17. pmc Cognitive status and future risk of frailty in older Mexican Americans
    Mukaila A Raji
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1228-34. 2010
    ..Because cognitive impairment and frailty share common risk factors (eg, high proinflammatory cytokines), we examined whether poor cognition predicts subsequent risk of frailty in initially nonfrail Mexican Americans aged 67 years and older...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cognitive status and incident disability in older Mexican Americans: findings from the Hispanic established population for the epidemiological study of the elderly
    Mukaila A Raji
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:26-31. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of baseline cognitive function on incidence of disability in activities of daily living (ADL) in initially non-disabled Mexican-American elderly over a 7-year period...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with seven-year incidence of diabetes complications among older Mexican Americans
    Vinod P Kaushik
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Gerontology 53:194-9. 2007
    ..Diabetes is common in elderly persons and is highly prevalent in Mexican Americans. Little is known about factors associated with the incidence of diabetes complications...
  20. pmc Pain and disability in older Mexican-American adults
    Gayle D Weaver
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Professions, School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:992-9. 2009
    ..To examine an association between pain severity and functional disability in older Mexican Americans...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for falling in older Mexican Americans
    Carlos A Reyes-Ortiz
    Division of Geriatrics, Sealy Center on Aging, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:417-22. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence of falls and the risk factors associated with falls in Mexican-American men and women aged 72 and older, from the Hispanic Established Population for the Epidemiological Study of the Elderly...
  22. pmc Health related quality of life in older Mexican Americans with diabetes: a cross-sectional study
    James E Graham
    Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:39. 2007
    ..S. is growing at a tremendous rate. While ethnic-related risk and complications of diabetes are widely-acknowledged for older Hispanics, less is known about how health related quality of life is affected in this population...
  23. pmc History of fractures as predictor of subsequent hip and nonhip fractures among older Mexican Americans
    Folasade Ojo
    Osteoporosis Clinic in the Division of Geriatrics, Internal Medicine Department, Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:412-8. 2007
    ..To examine the association between previous fracture and risk of new hip and nonhip fractures over a seven-year period among older Mexican Americans...
  24. pmc Handgrip strength and cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans
    Ana Alfaro-Acha
    Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:859-65. 2006
    ..Cognitive decline and dementia are associated with disability and premature death in old age. We examined whether low handgrip strength predicts subsequent cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans...
  25. pmc Prevalence of health conditions and predictors of mortality in oldest old Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites
    Rafael Samper-Ternent
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0177, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:254-9. 2012
    ..This group is rapidly growing worldwide and yet there are gaps in the knowledge related to their health condition. Ethnic differences in disease prevalence and mortality must be understood to better care for the oldest old...
  26. pmc Sleep quality and sleep problems in Mexican Americans aged 75 and older
    Sandra Pedraza
    Division of Geriatrics Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0177, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:391-7. 2012
    ..Sleep complaints and poor sleep quality are common in the elderly population. The aim of this study was to determine factors associated with sleep complaints and poor sleep quality among older Mexican Americans over a 3-year period...
  27. pmc Waist circumference (WC), body mass index (BMI), and disability among older adults in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC)
    Sanggon Nam
    Division of Sociomedical Sciences, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1153, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:e40-7. 2012
    ..To examine the association between WC and BMI on disability among older adults from LAC...
  28. pmc Body mass index and change in blood pressure over a 7-year period in older Mexican Americans
    Luis F Amador
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:275-82. 2006
    ..Hypertension is one of the most prevalent medical conditions affecting older adults. Understanding possible modifiable risk factors that may play a role in the management of hypertension will be beneficial...
  29. pmc Cognitive decline in older Mexican Americans with diabetes
    Anna M Rotkiewicz-Piorun
    Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1840-7. 2006
    ..To examine social, demographic and health factors associated with cognitive decline over a seven-year period among older Mexican Americans with diabetes...
  30. doi request reprint Problem drinking among Mexican-Americans: the influence of nativity and neighborhood context?
    Kyriakos S Markides
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1153, USA
    Am J Health Promot 26:225-9. 2012
    ..We examined the influence of nativity and community context (Hispanic neighborhood concentration) on two measures of problem drinking among Mexican-Americans...
  31. ncbi request reprint Weight change and mortality among older Mexican Americans
    Luis F Amador
    Department of Internal Medicine, Jennie Sealy Hospital, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:196-204. 2006
    ..Weight changes are predictors of health outcomes in older people. The purpose of this study is to examine the association between 2-year weight change and mortality in older Mexican Americans...
  32. ncbi request reprint Falls among elderly persons in Latin America and the Caribbean and among elderly Mexican-Americans
    Carlos A Reyes-Ortiz
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 17:362-9. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of and risk factors for falls among community-dwelling elders in Latin America and the Caribbean and among elderly Mexican-Americans in the southwestern United States...
  33. pmc Trends in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control in older Mexican Americans, 1993-2005
    Majd AlGhatrif
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch UTMB, Galveston, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:15-25. 2011
    ..To describe trends in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control among older Mexican Americans living in the Southwestern United States from 1993-1994 to 2004-2005...
  34. pmc Cross-sectional associations of albuminuria and C-reactive protein with functional disability in older adults with diabetes
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:710-7. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between albuminuria, inflammation, and disability in older adults with diabetes...