Jorge Delva

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ecological factors and adolescent marijuana use: results of a prospective study in Santiago, Chile
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:3443-52. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic status differences in overweight and health-related behaviors among American students: national trends 1986-2003
    Jorge Delva
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:536-45. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of overweight and related lifestyle behaviors: racial/ethnic and socioeconomic status differences among American youth
    Jorge Delva
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S178-86. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlates of cigarette smoking among low-income African American women
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, P O Box 1248, 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:527-33. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Availability of more-healthy and less-healthy food choices in American schools: a national study of grade, racial/ethnic, and socioeconomic differences
    Jorge Delva
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S226-39. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Health-related behaviors and overweight: a study of Latino adolescents in the United States of America
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work and Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 21:11-20. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Adult awareness of a youth-focused anti-tobacco campaign: does having children matter?
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work and Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:763-74. 2009
  8. pmc The epidemiology of alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine use among Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban American, and other Latin American eighth-grade students in the United States: 1991-2002
    Jorge Delva
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, Room 2344, PO Box 1248, 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:696-702. 2005
  9. pmc Cigarette smoking among low-income African Americans: a serious public health problem
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:218-20. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A study of the relationship between protective behaviors and drinking consequences among undergraduate college students
    Jorge Delva
    University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Am Coll Health 53:19-26. 2004

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. pmc Ecological factors and adolescent marijuana use: results of a prospective study in Santiago, Chile
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:3443-52. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic status differences in overweight and health-related behaviors among American students: national trends 1986-2003
    Jorge Delva
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:536-45. 2006
    ..This article reports long-term trends by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES) in the percent of American students who are overweight and who engage in three health-related behaviors hypothesized to be associated with overweight...
  3. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of overweight and related lifestyle behaviors: racial/ethnic and socioeconomic status differences among American youth
    Jorge Delva
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S178-86. 2007
    ..The possible role of a number of lifestyle behaviors and family/parenting factors in explaining these differences was then explored...
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlates of cigarette smoking among low-income African American women
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, P O Box 1248, 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:527-33. 2006
    ..This study examines individual and contextual correlates of cigarette smoking in a randomly selected, community-based sample of low-income African American women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Availability of more-healthy and less-healthy food choices in American schools: a national study of grade, racial/ethnic, and socioeconomic differences
    Jorge Delva
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S226-39. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Health-related behaviors and overweight: a study of Latino adolescents in the United States of America
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work and Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 21:11-20. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Adult awareness of a youth-focused anti-tobacco campaign: does having children matter?
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work and Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:763-74. 2009
    ..The study's limitations are noted...
  8. pmc The epidemiology of alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine use among Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban American, and other Latin American eighth-grade students in the United States: 1991-2002
    Jorge Delva
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, Room 2344, PO Box 1248, 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:696-702. 2005
    ..We compared trends in and correlates of marijuana use, cocaine use, and heavy alcohol use for adolescents of Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and other Latin American heritage in the United States...
  9. pmc Cigarette smoking among low-income African Americans: a serious public health problem
    Jorge Delva
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:218-20. 2005
    ..This study examines the current prevalence of cigarette smoking and the number of cigarettes smoked in a community-based sample of 1021 low-income African-American men and women...
  10. ncbi request reprint A study of the relationship between protective behaviors and drinking consequences among undergraduate college students
    Jorge Delva
    University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Am Coll Health 53:19-26. 2004
    ..The influences of gender and racial and ethnic differences are considered in relation to prevention and intervention programs aimed at reducing alcohol-related consequences on college campuses...
  11. doi request reprint Examining lifetime episodes of sadness, help seeking, and perceived treatment helpfulness among US Latino/as
    Elma I Lorenzo-Blanco
    Departments of Psychology and Women s Studies, University of Michigan Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Michigan, 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:611-26. 2012
    ..Interventions need to address cultural factors but more focus needs to be placed on policies that seek to eliminate inequalities...
  12. pmc Race/ethnicity and gender differences in drug use and abuse among college students
    Sean Esteban McCabe
    University of Michigan, Substance Abuse Research Center, 2505 Traverwood Dr Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2194, USA
    J Ethn Subst Abuse 6:75-95. 2007
    ..The findings of the present study reveal several important racial/ethnic differences in drug use and abuse that need to be considered when developing collegiate drug prevention and intervention efforts...
  13. doi request reprint School physical activity environment related to student obesity and activity: a national study of schools and students
    Patrick M O'Malley
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:S71-81. 2009
    ..To explore whether characteristics of the U.S. secondary school physical activity environment are associated with student body mass index (BMI) and physical activity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Modifiable risk and protective factors for depressive symptoms in low-income African American mothers
    Kristine Siefert
    Research Center on Poverty, Risk, and Mental Health, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:113-23. 2007
    ..These findings support the need for interventions that operate across individual and societal levels to address the fundamental causes of poor mental health...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sports participation and physical education in American secondary schools: current levels and racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities
    Lloyd D Johnston
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S195-208. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc The school food environment and student body mass index and food consumption: 2004 to 2007 national data
    Yvonne M Terry-McElrath
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 1248, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:S45-56. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Differential item functioning due to gender between depression and anxiety items among Chilean adolescents
    Cristina Bares
    University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 58:386-92. 2012
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Variation in obesity among American secondary school students by school and school characteristics
    Patrick M O'Malley
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S187-94. 2007
    ..Body mass index (BMI) is known to vary by individual characteristics, but little is known about whether BMI varies by school and by school characteristics...
  19. pmc The effect of computer usage in internet café on cigarette smoking and alcohol use among chinese adolescents and youth: a longitudinal study
    Liyun Wu
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:496-510. 2012
    ....
  20. pmc Correlates of chilean adolescents' negative attitudes toward cigarettes: the role of gender, peer, parental, and environmental factors
    Elma I Lorenzo-Blanco
    Departments of Psychology and Women s Studies, University of Michigan, 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:142-52. 2012
    ..We examined the association of peer, parental, and environmental factors with negative attitudes toward cigarettes among youth from Santiago, Chile...
  21. ncbi request reprint Soft drink availability, contracts, and revenues in American secondary schools
    Lloyd D Johnston
    Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S209-25. 2007
    ..Differences between middle and high schools are also examined...
  22. pmc Examining racial/ethnic minority treatment experiences with specialty behavioral health service providers
    Michelle L Redmond
    Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, 2025 Traverwood Drive Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Community Ment Health J 45:85-96. 2009
    ..The role culture plays in shaping the mental health treatment experience needs to be further investigated...
  23. pmc Sexual intercourse among adolescents in Santiago, Chile: a study of individual and parenting factors
    Ninive Sanchez
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:267-74. 2010
    ..to examine a range of individual, parenting, and family factors associated with sexual intercourse among a community sample of youth and their families in Santiago, Chile...
  24. pmc The association of recreational space with youth smoking in low-socioeconomic status neighborhoods in Santiago, Chile
    Wonhyung Lee
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Public Health 59:87-94. 2014
    ..This study examines the relationship of neighborhood recreational space with youth smoking in mid- to low-income areas in the capital of Chile, Santiago...
  25. pmc Differences in service utilization and barriers among Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites with drug use disorders
    BRIAN E PERRON
    University of Michigan, School of Social Work, 1080 S, University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 4:3. 2009
    ..The purpose of the current study was to explore the role of race and ethnicity in service utilization...
  26. pmc The association of neighborhood characteristics and domestic violence in Santiago, Chile
    Huiyun Kim
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Urban Health 90:41-55. 2013
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal investigation of intimate partner violence among mothers with mental illness
    Melnee D McPherson
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, G120A Lane Hall, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:675-80. 2007
    ..This longitudinal study investigated the demographic and clinical correlates of intimate partner violence in a sample of 324 mothers with severe mental illness...
  28. doi request reprint The prevalence and types of gambling among undocumented Mexican immigrants in New York City
    SANDRA L MOMPER
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Gambl Stud 25:49-65. 2009
    ..To examine the prevalence of gambling and types of gambling activities in a sample of undocumented Mexican immigrants...
  29. ncbi request reprint Using tobit regression analysis to further understand the association of youth alcohol problems with depression and parental factors among Korean adolescent females
    Jorge Delva
    Young Again Adult Day Health Care Center, 1080 South University Avenue, 2743 SSWB, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Prev Med Public Health 40:145-9. 2007
    ..This study characterized the extent to which youth depressive symptoms, parental alcohol problems, and parental drinking account for differences in alcohol-related problems among a large sample of adolescent females...
  30. pmc Parental perceptions of neighborhood effects in Latino Comunas: the script of "the Delinquent" in understanding drug use, violence, and social disorganization
    Pilar Horner
    School of Social Work and Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 47:809-20. 2012
    ..To obtain rich information about how adult Latinos living in high-poverty/high-drug use neighborhoods perceive and negotiate their environment...
  31. doi request reprint OxyContin misuse on a reservation: qualitative reports by American Indians in talking circles
    SANDRA L MOMPER
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48101 1106, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1372-9. 2011
    ..Results indicate the need to further research prevalence and patterns of use to design interventions to curtail OxyContin abuse on reservations...
  32. doi request reprint Availability of outpatient substance use disorder treatment programs in the United States
    BRIAN E PERRON
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:1097-111. 2010
    ..Moderate correlations among area and population suggest that some states are more effective in locating SUD treatment programs than other states...
  33. ncbi request reprint Grassroots responsiveness to human rights abuse: history of the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights
    Laura Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Soc Work 58:117-25. 2013
    ....
  34. pmc Relationships between self-reported unfair treatment and prescription medication use, illicit drug use, and alcohol dependence among Filipino Americans
    Gilbert C Gee
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:933-40. 2007
    ..We examined associations between self-reported unfair treatment and prescription medication use, illicit drug use, and alcohol dependence...
  35. pmc A systematic review of mammography educational interventions for low-income women
    Tatiana M Bailey
    School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:96-107. 2005
    ..We conducted a systematic review to examine the effectiveness of educational interventions in increasing mammography screening among low-income women...
  36. pmc Prevalence of substance use disorders among African Americans and Caribbean Blacks in the National Survey of American Life
    Clifford L Broman
    Department of Sociology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1111, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1107-14. 2008
    ..We sought to estimate the prevalence of substance disorders for African Americans and Caribbean Blacks in the United States using data from the National Survey of American Life...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of smoking and drinking among older adults in seven urban cities in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Sunny Kim
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1455-75. 2007
    ..Smoking and daily drinking were highly prevalent among older adults. As the older adult population grows steeply, the health behavior of this population starts carrying important implications for health care systems...
  38. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in predicting high-risk drinking among undergraduate students
    Dina J Wilke
    College of Social Work, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 2570, USA
    J Drug Educ 35:79-94. 2005
    ..Implications for prevention and assessment are discussed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Family attention and tobacco smoking among adolescents in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic
    Guillermo Gosebruch
    Ministry of Health, Managua, Nicaragua
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1037-62. 2003
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Differences in African American and White college students' drinking behaviors: consequences, harm reduction strategies, and health information sources
    Darcy Clay Siebert
    Florida State University School of Social Work, Tallahassee 32306 2570, USA
    J Am Coll Health 52:123-9. 2003
    ..Both African and White respondents reported that their parents were their most frequent and usual sources of health-related information and said that parents and health professionals were the most credible sources...
  41. pmc Reliability and validity of brief measures of oral health-related knowledge, fatalism, and self-efficacy in mothers of African American children
    Tracy L Finlayson
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:422-8. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Behavioral problems and tobacco use among adolescents in Central America and the Dominican Republic
    Kenneth Vittetoe
    Hospital Psiquiátrico Mario Mendoza, Departamento de Psiquiatria, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:76-82. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between behavioral problems and tobacco use among adolescent students in six countries of Central America and in the Dominican Republic...
  43. ncbi request reprint The reach of a youth-oriented anti-tobacco media campaign on adult smokers
    Noella A Dietz
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:180-4. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint The human subjects protection process: a subjective view
    Jorge Delva
    Soc Work 52:101-2. 2007