Karl Eschbach

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neighborhood context and mortality among older Mexican Americans: is there a barrio advantage?
    Karl Eschbach
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1807-12. 2004
  2. pmc Mortality of foreign-born and US-born Hispanic adults at younger ages: a reexamination of recent patterns
    Karl Eschbach
    Department of Internal Medicine, and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1297-304. 2007
  3. pmc Ascertainment of Hispanic ethnicity on California death certificates: implications for the explanation of the Hispanic mortality advantage
    Karl Eschbach
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, and the Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2209-15. 2006
  4. pmc Allostatic load among non-Hispanic Whites, non-Hispanic Blacks, and people of Mexican origin: effects of ethnicity, nativity, and acculturation
    M Kristen Peek
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1153, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:940-6. 2010
  5. pmc Regional variation in stroke rehabilitation outcomes
    Timothy A Reistetter
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:29-38. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Contextual influences on polydrug use among young, low-income women: effects of neighborhood and personal networks
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Addict 17:135-44. 2008
  7. 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
  8. pmc Lower stroke mortality among Hispanics: an exploration of potential methodological confounders
    Bret Howrey
    University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Med Care 48:534-9. 2010
  9. pmc Physical performance and short-term mortality in very old Mexican Americans
    Lawrence J Panas
    a Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Exp Aging Res 39:481-92. 2013
  10. pmc Neighborhood Hispanic composition and depressive symptoms among Mexican-descent residents of Texas City, Texas
    Alyssa Marie Shell
    University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 99:56-63. 2013

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Publications24

  1. pmc Neighborhood context and mortality among older Mexican Americans: is there a barrio advantage?
    Karl Eschbach
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1807-12. 2004
    ..We examined whether Mexican Americans living in high-density Mexican American neighborhoods experience increased morbidity and mortality compared with the rates observed among Mexican Americans living in low-density areas...
  2. pmc Mortality of foreign-born and US-born Hispanic adults at younger ages: a reexamination of recent patterns
    Karl Eschbach
    Department of Internal Medicine, and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1297-304. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Ascertainment of Hispanic ethnicity on California death certificates: implications for the explanation of the Hispanic mortality advantage
    Karl Eschbach
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, and the Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2209-15. 2006
    ..We determined the size and correlates of underascertainment of Hispanic ethnicity on California death certificates...
  4. pmc Allostatic load among non-Hispanic Whites, non-Hispanic Blacks, and people of Mexican origin: effects of ethnicity, nativity, and acculturation
    M Kristen Peek
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 1153, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:940-6. 2010
    ..We investigated ethnic differences in allostatic load in a population-based sample of adults living in Texas City, TX, and assessed the effects of nativity and acculturation status on allostatic load among people of Mexican origin...
  5. pmc Regional variation in stroke rehabilitation outcomes
    Timothy A Reistetter
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:29-38. 2014
    ..To examine and describe regional variation in outcomes for persons with stroke receiving inpatient medical rehabilitation...
  6. doi request reprint Contextual influences on polydrug use among young, low-income women: effects of neighborhood and personal networks
    Z Helen Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Addict 17:135-44. 2008
    ..Personal networks may mediate the relationships between neighborhood and drug use. Strategies to reduce polydrug use should target personal networks where friends use illicit drugs...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Lower stroke mortality among Hispanics: an exploration of potential methodological confounders
    Bret Howrey
    University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Med Care 48:534-9. 2010
    ..Hispanic deaths were adjusted for misclassification of ethnicity on the death certificate. Denominators for the rates were derived from census estimates...
  9. pmc Physical performance and short-term mortality in very old Mexican Americans
    Lawrence J Panas
    a Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Exp Aging Res 39:481-92. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Neighborhood Hispanic composition and depressive symptoms among Mexican-descent residents of Texas City, Texas
    Alyssa Marie Shell
    University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 99:56-63. 2013
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Aging, migration, and mortality: current status of research on the Hispanic paradox
    Kyriakos S Markides
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health and Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 1153, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:68-75. 2005
    ..We reviewed recent evidence on the apparent Hispanic mortality paradox...
  12. pmc Disparities in utilization of outpatient rehabilitative care following hip fracture hospitalization with respect to race and ethnicity
    Tracy U Nguyen-Oghalai
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:560-3. 2009
    ..To compare the prevalence of discharge home to self-care after hip fracture hospitalization among the elderly in 3 racial groups: whites, Hispanics, and blacks...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of mortality data for older Mexican Americans: implications for the Hispanic paradox
    Kushang V Patel
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Division of Sociomedical Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:707-15. 2004
    ..77 (95% CI: 0.65, 0.92) for men and 0.92 (95% CI: 0.77, 1.09) for women but were 0.84 and 1.18, respectively, with adjustment for underascertainment. Findings suggest that NDI-based Hispanic mortality rates may be understated...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood context and self-rated health in older Mexican Americans
    Kushang V Patel
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:620-8. 2003
    ..To determine whether neighborhood characteristics are associated with self-rated health in older Mexican Americans...
  16. pmc Neighborhood composition and incidence of cancer among Hispanics in the United States
    Karl Eschbach
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0460, USA
    Cancer 103:1036-44. 2005
    ..The authors investigated whether cancer incidence among Hispanics increased with residential and economic assimilation into mainstream culture...
  17. doi request reprint Correlates of bacterial pneumonia hospitalizations in elders, Texas border
    Frank C Lemus
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1153, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:423-32. 2010
    ..This study explored associations of individual and county correlates with bacterial pneumonia hospitalization rates for elders residing in 32 Texas counties bordering Mexico...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of poverty with sudden infant death syndrome in metropolitan counties of the United States in the years 1990 and 2000
    Michael H Malloy
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0526, USA
    South Med J 100:1107-13. 2007
    ..Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) has been associated with poverty indirectly in the United States with the use of vital statistics data by using proxies of socioeconomic status such as maternal education...
  19. doi request reprint Country of birth and language are uniquely associated with intakes of fat, fiber, and fruits and vegetables among Mexican-American women in the United States
    Jennifer Karas Montez
    Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, G1800, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:473-80. 2008
    ..This study examined the association between diet, country of birth, and a language acculturation scale among Mexican-American women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Re: "evaluation of mortality data for older Mexican Americans: implications for the Hispanic paradox"
    Kushang V Patel
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1030-1. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood deprivation and health risk behaviors in NHANES III
    Jim P Stimpson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107 2699, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:215-22. 2007
    ..To examine whether neighborhood-level socioeconomic status is an independent risk factor for health risk behaviors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Hispanics in the United States
    Hashem B El-Serag
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1983-9. 2007
    ..In previous studies, the rates for Hispanics have not been reported separately from other racial or ethnic groups...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood Deprivation is associated with lower levels of serum carotenoids among adults participating in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jim P Stimpson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 2699, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1895-902. 2007
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that neighborhood deprivation will be associated with lower levels of serum carotenoids in comparison with wealthy residential areas...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of immigrant status on risk of depressive symptoms associated with spouse's chronic conditions
    Jim P Stimpson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Educational and Administration Building, 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, 76107 2699 TX, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:29-34. 2007
    ..These findings highlight how immigrant status and the marital relationship may be related to chronic disease and depression...