Alberto J Caban-Martinez

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity levels of the US workforce
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Highland Professional Building, Suite 200, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Med 44:432-6. 2007
  2. pmc Sociodemographic correlates of eye care provider visits in the 2006-2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Clinical Research Building, Room 1075, 1120 N W 14th Street, 10th Floor R 669, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:253. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Health status and behaviors among adults residing in rural Dominican Republic
    A J Caban-Martinez
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Rural Remote Health 12:1956. 2012
  4. pmc Correlates of smoking quit attempts: Florida Tobacco Callback Survey, 2007
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 5:10. 2009
  5. pmc Age-related macular degeneration and smoking cessation advice by eye care providers: a pilot study
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Clinical Research Building, Room 1075, 1120 NW 14th St, 10th Fl R 669, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A147. 2011
  6. pmc Arthritis, occupational class, and the aging US workforce
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1729-34. 2011
  7. pmc Application of handheld devices to field research among underserved construction worker populations: a workplace health assessment pilot study
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL USA
    Environ Health 10:27. 2011
  8. pmc Health indicators among unemployed and employed young adults
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:196-203. 2011
  9. pmc Disparities in hypertension control advice according to smoking status
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Prev Med 51:302-6. 2010
  10. pmc Sustained low influenza vaccination rates in US healthcare workers
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Med 50:210-2. 2010

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity levels of the US workforce
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Highland Professional Building, Suite 200, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Med 44:432-6. 2007
    ..The present study determined the proportion of US workers meeting the Healthy People 2010 Guidelines for leisure-time physical activity levels in major US occupational groups...
  2. pmc Sociodemographic correlates of eye care provider visits in the 2006-2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Clinical Research Building, Room 1075, 1120 N W 14th Street, 10th Floor R 669, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:253. 2012
    ..We assessed for the proportion of survey respondents 40 years of age and older reporting having visited an eye care provider within the past two years, two or more years ago, or never by socio-demographic characteristics...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health status and behaviors among adults residing in rural Dominican Republic
    A J Caban-Martinez
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Rural Remote Health 12:1956. 2012
    ..The objective of this article was to report on efforts in surveillance of health conditions and behaviors in underserved rural Dominican communities...
  4. pmc Correlates of smoking quit attempts: Florida Tobacco Callback Survey, 2007
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 5:10. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Targeted smoking cessation interventions are needed for smokers with selected medical conditions and with high nicotine dependence. The importance of physician advice in encouraging individuals to quit is further highlighted...
  5. pmc Age-related macular degeneration and smoking cessation advice by eye care providers: a pilot study
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Clinical Research Building, Room 1075, 1120 NW 14th St, 10th Fl R 669, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A147. 2011
    ..Two-thirds of providers expressed a desire for additional training and resources to support patient quit attempts, indicating the need for the integration of smoking cessation opportunities in the clinic setting...
  6. pmc Arthritis, occupational class, and the aging US workforce
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1729-34. 2011
    ..We used the burden of disease attributable to arthritis by occupational class to illustrate the challenges faced by the older poor...
  7. pmc Application of handheld devices to field research among underserved construction worker populations: a workplace health assessment pilot study
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL USA
    Environ Health 10:27. 2011
    ..In the present methodology report, we discuss the experience, advantages and disadvantages of using touch screen handheld devices for the collection of field data from a largely underserved worker population...
  8. pmc Health indicators among unemployed and employed young adults
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:196-203. 2011
    ..Research on the prevalence of health indicators by employment status among young US adults is limited...
  9. pmc Disparities in hypertension control advice according to smoking status
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Prev Med 51:302-6. 2010
    ..Blood pressure (BP) reduction, particularly among smokers, is highly effective at preventing cardiovascular diseases. We examined the association between patient smoking status and hypertension management advice...
  10. pmc Sustained low influenza vaccination rates in US healthcare workers
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Med 50:210-2. 2010
    ..In the present study, we examined influenza vaccination rates and their 5-year trends within the major occupational healthcare worker groups and compared them to non-Healthcare Workers...
  11. pmc Reported skin cancer screening of US adult workers
    William G Leblanc
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:55-63. 2008
    ..Early detection of skin cancer by skin examination may reduce its associated morbidity and mortality, in particular for workers routinely exposed to sun...
  12. pmc Food label use and awareness of nutritional information and recommendations among persons with chronic disease
    John E Lewis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiologyr and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1351-7. 2009
    ..We explored whether persons with chronic disease read nutrient information on food labels and whether they were aware of dietary guidelines...
  13. pmc Occupational vs. industry sector classification of the US workforce: which approach is more strongly associated with worker health outcomes?
    Kristopher L Arheart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:748-57. 2011
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  14. pmc Worker populations at risk for work-related injuries across the life course
    Diana Kachan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1120 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:361-6. 2012
    ..We examined workplace injury risk across industry sectors for three age groups using nationally representative U.S. data...
  15. pmc Secondhand smoke policy and the risk of depression
    Frank C Bandiera
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, P O Box 016069 D 4 11, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:198-203. 2010
    ..Banning smoking in work and public settings leads to immediate reductions in disease burden. However, no previous studies have looked specifically at the impact smoking bans may have on depression...
  16. pmc Health status and risk indicator trends of the aging US health care workforce
    David J Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:497-503. 2012
    ..To describe the health status and risk indicator trends in a representative sample of US health care workers aged 45 years and older...
  17. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure and depressive symptoms
    Frank C Bandiera
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:68-72. 2010
    ..To evaluate the association between secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and depression. Tobacco smoking and depression are strongly associated, but the possible effects of SHS have not been evaluated...
  18. pmc Cardiovascular fitness levels among American workers
    John E Lewis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1115-21. 2011
    ..To explore cardiovascular fitness in 40 occupations using a nationally representative sample of the US population...
  19. doi request reprint Young adults, mortality, and employment
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:501-4. 2010
    ..This study assessed the relationship between employment status and mortality over a 2-year period among a nationally representative sample of young adults aged 18 to 24 years (n = 121,478, representing more than 21 million US young adults)...
  20. doi request reprint Trends in glaucoma medication expenditure: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2001-2006
    Byron L Lam
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 129:1345-50. 2011
    ..To study trends of glaucoma medication expenditure from 2001 to 2006 using a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  21. pmc Nutrient intake and adherence to dietary recommendations among US workers
    Diana Kachan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:101-5. 2012
    ..To assess nutrient intake according to dietary guidelines among US worker groups...
  22. pmc Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among U.S. workers
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2390-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the differences in prevalence and risk of metabolic syndrome among occupational groups using nationally representative data of U.S. workers...
  23. doi request reprint Declining health insurance access among US Hispanic workers: not all jobs are created equal
    Kathryn E McCollister
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:163-70. 2010
    ..Approximately 18% of the U.S. population are uninsured, a proportion that may continue to rise, particularly among Hispanics, as the cost of medical care increases faster than the growth in wages...
  24. pmc Cancer screening in US workers
    Liat Vidal
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Clinical Research Building, 10th Floor R669, 1120 NW 14th St, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:59-65. 2009
    ..There was no significant improvement from 2000 to 2005...
  25. ncbi request reprint Health care access and utilization among children of single working and nonworking mothers in the United States
    Tainya C Clarke
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Int J Health Serv 41:11-26. 2011
    ..Passage of the U.S. Healthcare Reform Bill (HR 3590) will probably increase the number of children with health insurance and improve these indicators...
  26. doi request reprint Trends in reported visual impairment in United States adults
    David J Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:42-9. 2009
    ..These findings require verification in population-based studies with clinical acuity measures in order to specifically assess the effect of eye care utilization on VI prevalence trends...
  27. pmc Sensory impairment among older US workers
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1378-85. 2009
    ..Workplace screening and accommodations, including sensory protection devices for older workers, are warranted given the greater risk for injuries among the sensory impaired...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dental care access and unmet dental care needs among U.S. workers: the National Health Interview Survey, 1997 to 2003
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:227-30. 2007
    ..To assess progress toward this goal, the authors evaluated dental care utilization and the extent of unmet dental care needs of U.S. workers and their families...
  29. pmc Trends in smokeless tobacco use in the us workforce: 1987-2005
    Noella A Dietz
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1120 NW 14 Street, 15 Floor C202, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 9:6. 2011
    ..Worker groups with high rates of smokeless tobacco use included farm workers (10.51%) and blue collar workers (7.26%). Results indicate that smokeless tobacco prevention strategies targeting particular worker groups are warranted...
  30. doi request reprint Respiratory effects of secondhand smoke exposure among young adults residing in a "clean" indoor air state
    David J Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Community Health 33:117-25. 2008
    ..All municipalities should pursue clean indoor air legislation which does not exempt bars and restaurants. Educational campaigns directed at reducing SHS exposure in motor vehicles also are needed...