James N Laditka

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity and hospitalization for six chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the USA
    James N Laditka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ethn Health 11:247-63. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The health trade-off of rural residence for impaired older adults: longer life, more impairment
    James N Laditka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 23:124-32. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Insurance status and access to primary health care:disparate outcomes for potentially preventable hospitalization
    James N Laditka
    Office for the Study of Aging, Center for Health Services Policy and Research, Arnold School of Public Health, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 19:81-100. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Physician supply, physician diversity, and outcomes of primary health care for older persons in the United States
    James N Laditka
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Health Place 10:231-44. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased hospitalization risk for recently widowed older women and protective effects of social contacts
    James N Laditka
    The Arnold School of Public Health, HESC Building, 800 Sumter Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Women Aging 15:7-28; discussion 185-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Hospital utilization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: health outcome disparities associated with race and ethnicity
    James N Laditka
    Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:1429-41. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethnically diverse older adults' beliefs about staying mentally sharp
    Daniela B Friedman
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 73:27-52. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Perceptions and beliefs about the role of physical activity and nutrition on brain health in older adults
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, PHRC 3rd Floor, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S61-71. 2009
  9. pmc Attitudes on aging well among older African Americans and whites in South Carolina
    Sara J Corwin
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A113. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in potentially avoidable delivery complications among pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries in South Carolina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:339-50. 2006

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity and hospitalization for six chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions in the USA
    James N Laditka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ethn Health 11:247-63. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The health trade-off of rural residence for impaired older adults: longer life, more impairment
    James N Laditka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 23:124-32. 2007
    ..Years lived with and without physical impairment are central measures of public health...
  3. ncbi request reprint Insurance status and access to primary health care:disparate outcomes for potentially preventable hospitalization
    James N Laditka
    Office for the Study of Aging, Center for Health Services Policy and Research, Arnold School of Public Health, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 19:81-100. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Physician supply, physician diversity, and outcomes of primary health care for older persons in the United States
    James N Laditka
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Health Place 10:231-44. 2004
    ..Greater physician diversity reduces ACSH risk. Results support policies promoting physician placement in underserved areas, and those that educate minority physicians...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased hospitalization risk for recently widowed older women and protective effects of social contacts
    James N Laditka
    The Arnold School of Public Health, HESC Building, 800 Sumter Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Women Aging 15:7-28; discussion 185-7. 2003
    ..The findings indicate that recent widowhood has a large adverse effect on the health of older women. Results highlight the need to provide additional support to recently widowed older women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hospital utilization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: health outcome disparities associated with race and ethnicity
    James N Laditka
    Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:1429-41. 2003
    ..This result applies to women and men, and both age groups studied. These higher rates persist after adjusting for disease prevalence and non-ACS admission rates, and for the inclusion of high variation conditions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethnically diverse older adults' beliefs about staying mentally sharp
    Daniela B Friedman
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 73:27-52. 2011
    ..g.; puzzles) were useful. Results suggest opportunities for education about potential cognitive health benefits of being socially connected through senior center activities and volunteer programs...
  8. doi request reprint Perceptions and beliefs about the role of physical activity and nutrition on brain health in older adults
    Sara Wilcox
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, PHRC 3rd Floor, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S61-71. 2009
    ..To examine older adults' perceptions of the link between physical activity (PA) and nutrition to the maintenance of cognitive health...
  9. pmc Attitudes on aging well among older African Americans and whites in South Carolina
    Sara J Corwin
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A113. 2009
    ..We investigated attitudes about aging well among older African Americans and whites to inform the development of interventions to promote cognitive health...
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in potentially avoidable delivery complications among pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries in South Carolina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:339-50. 2006
    ..To examine race and ethnicity differences in accessibility and effectiveness of health care during pregnancy...
  11. pmc Prospective study of cardiorespiratory fitness and depressive symptoms in women and men
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 43:546-52. 2009
    ..39-0.60), compared to men with low CRF. Corresponding ORs for women were 0.56 (CI 0.40-0.80) and 0.46 (CI 0.32-0.65). Higher CRF is associated with lower risk of incident depressive symptoms independent of other clinical risk predictors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Disaster preparedness for vulnerable persons receiving in-home, long-term care in South Carolina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:133-42; discussion 143. 2008
    ..The study also examines how agencies safeguard clients' records, train staff, and how they could improve their preparedness...
  13. ncbi request reprint A content analysis of cognitive health promotion in popular magazines
    Daniela B Friedman
    Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 73:253-81. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Hazards of hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions among older women: evidence of greater risks for African Americans and Hispanics
    James N Laditka
    University of South Carolina, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:468-95; discussion 496-508. 2003
    ..Results suggest that older African American and Hispanic women have markedly higher ACSH risks than older non-Hispanic white women...
  15. pmc Providing shelter to nursing home evacuees in disasters: lessons from Hurricane Katrina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1288-93. 2008
    ..We examined nursing home preparedness needs by studying the experiences of nursing homes that sheltered evacuees from Hurricane Katrina...
  16. pmc More may be better: evidence of a negative relationship between physician supply and hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions
    James N Laditka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1148-66. 2005
    ..To conduct an empirical test of the relationship between physician supply and hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSH)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Potentially avoidable maternity complications: an indicator of access to prenatal and primary care during pregnancy
    Sarah B Laditka
    Master of Health Administration Program, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, Health Sciences Bldg, 116F, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Women Health 41:1-26. 2005
    ..We identified Potentially Avoidable Maternity Complications (PAMCs). Used with hospital discharge data, PAMCs may indicate lack of prenatal care access...
  18. pmc Association between community health center and rural health clinic presence and county-level hospitalization rates for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: an analysis across eight US states
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:134. 2009
    ..We sought to clarify the contribution that CHCs and RHCs may make to the accessibility of primary health care, as measured by county-level rates of hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive (ACS) conditions...
  19. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and adiposity as mortality predictors in older adults
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    JAMA 298:2507-16. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Aging in place? Evidence that a state Medicaid waiver program helps frail older persons avoid institutionalization
    Archana Pande
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, 800 Sumter St, Health Sciences Bldg, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 26:39-60. 2007
    ..States may be able to control increases in Medicaid long-term care costs through home care programs that delay institutionalization...
  21. pmc Cognitive health messages in popular women's and men's magazines, 2006-2007
    Daniela B Friedman
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A32. 2010
    ..Popular media helps establish the public health agenda. In this study, we describe articles about cognitive health in top-circulating women's and men's magazines...
  22. ncbi request reprint Home- and community-based service use by older African American, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white women and men
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, Health Sciences Bldg, 116F, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 25:129-53. 2006
    ..Non-Hispanic white men used services less intensively. Results highlight the need for flexibility in services provision, and a continued emphasis on supporting a range of services...
  23. doi request reprint Getting the message out about cognitive health: a cross-cultural comparison of older adults' media awareness and communication needs on how to maintain a healthy brain
    Daniela B Friedman
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S50-60. 2009
    ..Using a cross-cultural focus, we describe older adults' awareness about cognitive health, and their ideas about how to inform and motivate others to engage in activities that may maintain brain health...
  24. doi request reprint Transitioning dementia residents from assisted living to memory care units: a pilot study
    Susan G Kelsey
    Department of Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:355-62. 2008
    ..Assisted living facilities that were part of continuing care retirement communities used more multidisciplinary transfer decision-making than free-standing ALFs. Suggested improvements stressed educating families about dementia and MCUs...
  25. ncbi request reprint Protecting nursing home residents during emergencies or disasters: an exploratory study from South Carolina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:42-8. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Delivery complications associated with prenatal care access for Medicaid-insured mothers in rural and urban hospitals
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 21:158-66. 2005
    ..Pregnancy complications affect many women. It is likely that some complications can be avoided through routine primary and prenatal care of reasonable quality...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluating hospital care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease using inpatient quality indicators
    James N Laditka
    Office for the Study of Aging, Center for Health Services Policy and Research, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 20:27-36. 2005
    ..Hospital staff should be alerted to greater mortality risk for men with AD, as this risk may indicate lower quality of care...
  28. doi request reprint Does physical activity during pregnancy reduce the risk of gestational diabetes among previously inactive women?
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Birth 35:188-95. 2008
    ..Our study examined whether physical activity during pregnancy reduced the risk of gestational diabetes among women who were physically inactive before pregnancy...
  29. ncbi request reprint What are the top-circulating magazines in the United States telling older adults about cognitive health?
    Anna E Mathews
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 24:302-12. 2009
    ..Articles focused on physical activity, with information directing readers to credible resources, and by writers with health or science backgrounds, could enhance the quality of cognitive health communication in popular media...
  30. pmc Estimated functional capacity predicts mortality in older adults
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1940-7. 2007
    ..To examine associations between functional capacity estimated from cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and mortality risks in adults aged 60 and older...
  31. doi request reprint Associations between maternal age and infant health outcomes among Medicaid-insured infants in South Carolina: mediating effects of socioeconomic factors
    William B Pittard
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Health Systems Research, Medical University of South Carolina, 165 Ashley Ave, PO Box 250917, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e100-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether infants who are born to adolescent mothers are at greater risk for health problems than those who are born to older mothers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Recent perspectives on active life expectancy for older women
    Sarah B Laditka
    Center for Health and Aging, State University of New York Institute of Technology, PO Box 3050, Utica, NY 13504, USA
    J Women Aging 14:163-84. 2002
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  33. ncbi request reprint Nonoccupational physical activity by degree of urbanization and U.S. geographic region
    Jared P Reis
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:2093-8. 2004
    ..To estimate levels of nonoccupational leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) by degree of urbanization and geographic region of the United States...
  34. ncbi request reprint Access to health care and hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions
    Zahid Ansari
    Victorian State Government, Department of Human Services, Australia
    Med Care Res Rev 63:719-41. 2006
    ..However, rural residence also may contribute importantly to access. Results suggest both the complexity of the meaning of access and the desirability of further research to validate the ACSH indicator...
  35. ncbi request reprint Patterns of active life among older women: differences within and between groups
    Douglas A Wolf
    Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University, 426 Eggers Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Women Aging 14:9-26. 2002
    ..These findings highlight the heterogeneity of disability processes and life expectancy for older women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Infant health care costs for Medicaid-insured infants in South Carolina enrolled in three insurance plans from birth to 24 months
    William B Pittard
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Health Systems Research, MUSC, 165 Ashley Avenue, P O Box 250917, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 103:234-7. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Providers' responses to global budgeting in Taiwan: what were the initial effects?
    Fen Ju Chen
    Department of Health Management, I Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:113-20. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment and infant health outcomes in Medicaid-insured infants in South Carolina
    William B Pittard
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Health Systems Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Pediatr 151:414-8. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that infants experiencing the recommended number of early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment (EPSDT) visits have better health outcomes than infants with fewer visits...
  39. ncbi request reprint Infant health outcomes differ notably among Medicaid insurance models: evidence of a successful case management program in South Carolina
    William B Pittard
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Health Systems Research, MUSC, 165 Ashley Avenue, P O Box 250917, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 103:228-33. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of military service on mental health among veterans of the Vietnam War era
    Matthew S Brooks
    Army Baylor Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 173:570-5. 2008
    ..These results suggest greater resource needs among younger Vietnam War veterans. Clinicians and the Department of Veterans Affairs should focus on mental health services for younger veterans...
  41. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of service quality in group versus solo practice clinics
    Herng Ching Lin
    Taipei Medical University, School of Health Care Administration, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:437-45. 2004
    ..To compare patient perceptions of service quality at solo and group practices, and to examine the association of perceptions with 'potential patient loyalty' (PPL), the potential for seeking future service from the same clinic...
  42. ncbi request reprint Evidence of greater health care needs among older veterans of the Vietnam War
    Matthew S Brooks
    US Army Baylor Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 173:715-20. 2008
    ..Results suggest greater resource use among older veterans who served in Vietnam. Clinicians and the Department of Veterans Affairs should especially note their substantially higher cancer risk...