Elena Fuentes Afflick

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal birthplace, ethnicity, and low birth weight in California
    E Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:1105-12. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Testing the epidemiologic paradox of low birth weight in Latinos
    E Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:147-53. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of prenatal care by Hispanic women after welfare reform
    Elena Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94410, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:151-60. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in neonatal and postneonatal mortality
    Nancy A Hessol
    Department of Medicine, University of California, 405 Irving St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e44-51. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Acculturation and Body Mass among Latina Women
    Elena Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:67-73. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Reduced risk of inadequate prenatal care in the era after Medicaid expansions in California
    Nancy A Hessol
    Departments of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Med Care 42:416-22. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The health of Latino children: urgent priorities, unanswered questions, and a research agenda
    Glenn Flores
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    JAMA 288:82-90. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Lower agreement on behavioral factors than on medical conditions in self-reported data among pregnant Latina women
    Nancy A Hessol
    General Clinical Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, CA, USA
    Arch Med Res 35:241-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, provider advice, and target gestational weight gain
    Naomi E Stotland
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:633-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in child health: familiar problems and unknown solutions
    Elena Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:317-8. 2005

Research Grants

  1. ACCULTURATION AND CHILD HEALTH OUTCOMES IN LATINOS
    Elena Fuentes Afflick; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal birthplace, ethnicity, and low birth weight in California
    E Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:1105-12. 1998
    ..Although immigrants to the United States are usually ethnic minorities and socioeconomically disadvantaged, foreign-born women generally have lower rates of low birth weight infants than do US-born women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Testing the epidemiologic paradox of low birth weight in Latinos
    E Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:147-53. 1999
    ..Rates of low-birth-weight (LBW) infants are similar between Latina and white women, an epidemiologic paradox. However, few studies have analyzed the relationship between ethnicity, Latino subgroup, confounding variables, and LBW...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of prenatal care by Hispanic women after welfare reform
    Elena Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94410, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:151-60. 2006
    ..Our objective was to compare the effect of state of residence and immigration status on use of prenatal care among Hispanic women in the period following the enactment of PRWORA...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in neonatal and postneonatal mortality
    Nancy A Hessol
    Department of Medicine, University of California, 405 Irving St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e44-51. 2005
    ..5 times higher than the rate among white and Hispanic infants. The objective of this study was to identify ethnic differences in neonatal and postneonatal mortality as well as the causes and risk factors among infants born in California...
  5. doi request reprint Acculturation and Body Mass among Latina Women
    Elena Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:67-73. 2008
    ..Acculturation is associated with an elevated risk of obesity among older Latinos, but the relationship between acculturation and body mass among childbearing Latina women has not been adequately studied...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reduced risk of inadequate prenatal care in the era after Medicaid expansions in California
    Nancy A Hessol
    Departments of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Med Care 42:416-22. 2004
    ..To improve perinatal outcomes in the United States, access to prenatal care was expanded through Medicaid and women were encouraged to enter prenatal care early...
  7. ncbi request reprint The health of Latino children: urgent priorities, unanswered questions, and a research agenda
    Glenn Flores
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    JAMA 288:82-90. 2002
    ..This article suggests areas in which more research is needed and ways to improve research and care of Latino children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lower agreement on behavioral factors than on medical conditions in self-reported data among pregnant Latina women
    Nancy A Hessol
    General Clinical Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, CA, USA
    Arch Med Res 35:241-5. 2004
    ..Our objective was to assess agreement between self-reported data and medical record data with regard to prenatal risk factors in pregnant Latina women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, provider advice, and target gestational weight gain
    Naomi E Stotland
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:633-8. 2005
    ..To study the relationships among prepregnancy body mass index (BMI), women's target gestational weight gain, and provider weight gain advice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in child health: familiar problems and unknown solutions
    Elena Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:317-8. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Healthy Young Adults: description and use of an innovative health insurance program
    Joshua P Rising
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:350-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate enrollment patterns, healthcare use, and factors associated with enrollment in San Francisco's Healthy Young Adults (HYA) program, a comprehensive public health insurance program for young adults who age out of public insurance...
  12. pmc Overweight in young Latino children
    Elena Fuentes-Afflick
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Arch Med Res 39:511-8. 2008
    ..Acculturation status is associated with overweight and obesity among Latino adults, but the relationship between maternal acculturation and overweight in Latino children is inconsistent and has not been adequately studied...
  13. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation counseling with young patients: the practices of family physicians and pediatricians
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:83-90. 2004
    ..To investigate family physicians' and pediatricians' practice of and perceived barriers to smoking cessation counseling among patients 18 years and younger...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in health status experienced by women with gestational diabetes and pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders
    Catherine Kim
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:729-36. 2005
    ..To examine changes in health status among women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy health status and the risk of preterm delivery
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:58-63. 2005
    ..Despite extensive evaluation, our understanding of risk factors for premature delivery is incomplete...
  16. pmc Differences in neonatal mortality among whites and Asian American subgroups: evidence from California
    Laurence C Baker
    Department of Health Research, and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:69-76. 2007
    ..To obtain information about health outcomes in neonates in 9 subgroups of the Asian population in the United States...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is limited access to care the new morbidity for Latino young adults?
    Elena Fuentes-Afflick
    J Adolesc Health 39:623-4. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of breastfeeding with maternal depressive symptoms
    Jennifer R Pippins
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:754-62. 2006
    ..In particular, our interest was to examine depressive symptoms during pregnancy as a potential risk factor for not initiating or continuing breastfeeding...
  19. ncbi request reprint Correlates of prescription drug use during pregnancy
    Erika Hyde Riley
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:401-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the extent of prescription drug use and the use of category D or X drugs during pregnancy and examine the maternal characteristics associated with use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Obesity among Latino preschoolers: do children outgrow the "epidemiologic paradox"?
    Elena Fuentes-Afflick
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:656-7. 2006
  21. pmc Changes in the health status of women during and after pregnancy
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:45-51. 2005
    ..To characterize the changes in health status experienced by a multi-ethnic cohort of women during and after pregnancy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in the immediate postpartum period among Hispanic women in three U.S. cities
    Wen Hung Kuo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Immigr Health 6:145-53. 2004
    ..It was found that depressive symptoms are common among Hispanic parturients. Pregnant Hispanic women should be carefully monitored for signs of depression and appropriate preventive measures are needed...

Research Grants1

  1. ACCULTURATION AND CHILD HEALTH OUTCOMES IN LATINOS
    Elena Fuentes Afflick; Fiscal Year: 2003
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