TYRONE FINLEY BORDERS

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Stimulant use trajectories and the longitudinal risk of heavy drinking: findings from a rural population-based study
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham St, 820, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, United States
    Addict Behav 37:269-72. 2012
  2. doi Health confidence and racial and ethnic disparities in consumers' assessments of health care
    Tyrone F Borders
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health and College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:220-8. 2011
  3. pmc Religiousness among at-risk drinkers: is it prospectively associated with the development or maintenance of an alcohol-use disorder?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, Slot 820, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 7199, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:136-42. 2010
  4. pmc Longitudinal changes in drug use severity and physical health-related quality of life among untreated stimulant users
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, United States
    Addict Behav 34:959-64. 2009
  5. doi Longitudinal changes in methamphetamine and cocaine use in untreated rural stimulant users: racial differences and the impact of methamphetamine legislation
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, USA
    Addiction 103:800-8. 2008
  6. doi Research on rural residence and access to drug abuse services: where are we and where do we go?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    J Rural Health 23:79-83. 2007
  7. ncbi Rural, suburban, and urban variations in alcohol consumption in the United States: findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Rural Health 23:314-21. 2007
  8. ncbi Gender-specific disparities in obesity
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 7199, USA
    J Community Health 31:57-68. 2006
  9. 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
  10. ncbi Correlates of physician visits among children and adolescents in west Texas: effects of hyperglycemia symptoms
    Ahmed A Arif
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Rural Health 20:296-300. 2004

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Stimulant use trajectories and the longitudinal risk of heavy drinking: findings from a rural population-based study
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham St, 820, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, United States
    Addict Behav 37:269-72. 2012
    ..In conclusion, heavy alcohol use changes little over time among rural stimulant users. Many rural cocaine users could potentially benefit from interventions aimed at curtailing heavy drinking...
  2. doi Health confidence and racial and ethnic disparities in consumers' assessments of health care
    Tyrone F Borders
    Fay W Boozman College of Public Health and College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:220-8. 2011
    ..Although health confidence is associated with consumer assessments, other factors explain racial and ethnic differences...
  3. pmc Religiousness among at-risk drinkers: is it prospectively associated with the development or maintenance of an alcohol-use disorder?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham Street, Slot 820, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 7199, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:136-42. 2010
    ..This study examined whether particular dimensions of religiousness are prospectively associated with the development or maintenance of an alcohol-use disorder (AUD) among at-risk drinkers or persons with a history of problem drinking...
  4. pmc Longitudinal changes in drug use severity and physical health-related quality of life among untreated stimulant users
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, United States
    Addict Behav 34:959-64. 2009
    ....
  5. doi Longitudinal changes in methamphetamine and cocaine use in untreated rural stimulant users: racial differences and the impact of methamphetamine legislation
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, USA
    Addiction 103:800-8. 2008
    ..To examine how race and methamphetamine legislation are associated with changes in cocaine and methamphetamine use among untreated rural stimulant users...
  6. doi Research on rural residence and access to drug abuse services: where are we and where do we go?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    J Rural Health 23:79-83. 2007
    ..Illicit drug use is common in rural areas, but very little research has investigated rural populations' access to drug abuse services...
  7. ncbi Rural, suburban, and urban variations in alcohol consumption in the United States: findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Rural Health 23:314-21. 2007
    ..Alcohol consumption is a major public health problem nationally, but little research has investigated drinking patterns by rurality of residence...
  8. ncbi Gender-specific disparities in obesity
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 7199, USA
    J Community Health 31:57-68. 2006
    ..Other initiatives should focus on particular groups of women, including those who are Hispanic or black/African American and have low household income...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi Correlates of physician visits among children and adolescents in west Texas: effects of hyperglycemia symptoms
    Ahmed A Arif
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Rural Health 20:296-300. 2004
    ..Health care services use by children varies tremendously. Because of the increasing prevalence of diabetes in children and adolscents, one of the major concerns is access to physician care among children with diabetes and diabetes symptoms...
  11. ncbi Satisfaction with health care and cancer screening practices among women in a largely rural region of West Texas
    Tyrone F Borders
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Prev Med 36:652-8. 2003
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  12. ncbi Utilization of hospital services among older rural persons: a comparison of critical access hospitals and community hospitals
    Brian K Collins
    Texas Tech University, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 28:135-52. 2005
    ..These findings support the broad goals of the program and illustrate how Medicare can effectively support healthcare systems under fiscal stress...
  13. ncbi Rural community-dwelling elders' reports of access to care: are there Hispanic versus non-Hispanic white disparities?
    Tyrone F Borders
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430 8161, USA
    J Rural Health 20:210-20. 2004
    ..Consumer reports can provide useful information about the dimensions of access in need of improvement for particular population subgroups...
  14. pmc Rural residence is not a risk factor for frequent mental distress: a behavioral risk factor surveillance survey
    James E Rohrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1400 Commonwealth Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79106, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:46. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between residing in a rural area and frequent mental distress, which is one indicator of poor mental health...
  15. ncbi Access to prescription drugs among noninstitutionalized elderly people in west Texas
    K Tom Xu
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Room 1C165, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:675-82. 2003
    ..Among the indicators of access to prescription drugs among noninstitutionalized elderly people in west Texas, lack of prescription drug insurance was the most prevalent barrier...
  16. ncbi Characteristics of rural elderly people who bypass local pharmacies
    K Tom Xu
    Department of Health Services Research and Management, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430, USA
    J Rural Health 19:156-64. 2003
    ..The bypassing of local pharmacies by consumers is an indicator of limited accessibility and, possibly, compromised quality of rural pharmacy services...
  17. ncbi 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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  18. doi 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...
  19. 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
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi Correlates of intent to seek unnecessary pap tests among elderly women
    Yan Zhang
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:351-9. 2007
    ..g. intact cervix) and subjective factors (e.g. patients' Pap-smear related beliefs/attitudes) as correlates of elderly women's intention to have a Pap smear...
  22. ncbi 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
    ....
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in the financial burden of prescription drugs among older Americans
    K Tom Xu
    School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 30:28-49. 2007
    ..However, whether health disparities contribute to disparities in the financial burden of prescription drugs requires studies of specific diseases...
  25. ncbi Racial and ethnic differences in the effects of regular providers and self-management education on diabetes preventive care
    Anita K Kurian
    School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:786-91. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of having regular healthcare providers and diabetes self-management education (DSME) on the receipt of diabetes preventive care among all groups and by race/ethnicity...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi Healthy skepticism
    James E Rohrer
    Health Services Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX 79130, USA
    Prev Med 39:1234-7. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between medical skepticism and overall self-rated health and to identify disparities in health for vulnerable subgroups among the elderly...
  28. ncbi 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...

Research Grants1

  1. Rural and Urban African American Cocaine Users' Perceived Need for Care
    TYRONE FINLEY BORDERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research would also provide new insight into whether HIV testing should be integrated within drug abuse treatment facilities to better meet the needs of rural as well as urban African American cocaine users. ..