J P Leigh

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An estimate of the U.S. government's undercount of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses in agriculture
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:254-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Lifetime earnings for physicians across specialties
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Med Care 50:1093-101. 2012
  3. pmc Are low wages risk factors for hypertension?
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Eur J Public Health 22:854-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Workers' compensation benefits and shifting costs for occupational injury and illness
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616, USA Email
    J Occup Environ Med 54:445-50. 2012
  5. pmc Economic burden of occupational injury and illness in the United States
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, UC Davis Medical School, MS1C, Davis, CA 95616 5270, USA
    Milbank Q 89:728-72. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in workers' compensation disability and impairment ratings under old and new California law
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8638, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:419-25. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Costs differences across demographic groups and types of occupational injuries and illnesses
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:845-53. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint An economic model of adverse events and costs for oral anticoagulants used for atrial fibrillation
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 5270, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2071-81. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs of needlestick injuries and subsequent hepatitis and HIV infection
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2093-105. 2007
  10. doi request reprint High gasoline prices and mortality from motor vehicle crashes and air pollution
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8638, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:249-54. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint An estimate of the U.S. government's undercount of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses in agriculture
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:254-9. 2014
    ..S. government's estimates of job-related injuries and illnesses in agriculture. Whereas studies have attempted to estimate the undercount for all industries combined, none have specifically addressed agriculture...
  2. doi request reprint Lifetime earnings for physicians across specialties
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Med Care 50:1093-101. 2012
    ..Earlier studies estimated annual income differences across specialties, but lifetime income may be more relevant given physicians' long-term commitments to specialties...
  3. pmc Are low wages risk factors for hypertension?
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Eur J Public Health 22:854-9. 2012
    ..But SES has several components, including income and correlations in cross-sectional data need not imply SES is a risk factor. This study investigates whether wages-the largest category within income-are risk factors...
  4. doi request reprint Workers' compensation benefits and shifting costs for occupational injury and illness
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616, USA Email
    J Occup Environ Med 54:445-50. 2012
    ..Moreover, few studies address which groups in the economy pay for occupational injury and illness when workers' compensation does not...
  5. pmc Economic burden of occupational injury and illness in the United States
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, UC Davis Medical School, MS1C, Davis, CA 95616 5270, USA
    Milbank Q 89:728-72. 2011
    ..This article provides estimates of the national costs of occupational injury and illness among civilians in the United States for 2007...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in workers' compensation disability and impairment ratings under old and new California law
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8638, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:419-25. 2006
    ..Previous methods used to rate permanent disability were replaced by new methods to rate permanent impairment. We sought to estimate the difference in ratings under the old and new law...
  7. ncbi request reprint Costs differences across demographic groups and types of occupational injuries and illnesses
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:845-53. 2006
    ..Little is known about cost differences for demographic groups or across occupational injuries and illnesses...
  8. ncbi request reprint An economic model of adverse events and costs for oral anticoagulants used for atrial fibrillation
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 5270, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2071-81. 2007
    ..To construct a semi-Markov model to compare health outcomes and medical costs associated with warfarin and a second anticoagulant over 1- and 5-year periods...
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs of needlestick injuries and subsequent hepatitis and HIV infection
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2093-105. 2007
    ..Physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers (HCWs) are at risk of bloodborne pathogens infection from needlestick injuries, but costs of needlesticks are little studied...
  10. doi request reprint High gasoline prices and mortality from motor vehicle crashes and air pollution
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8638, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:249-54. 2008
    ..To estimate the effects of increasing gas prices on mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Characteristics of persons and jobs with needlestick injuries in a national data set
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:414-20. 2008
    ..Physicians, nurses, and others are at risk of needlesticks, yet little national information is available regarding incidence across demographic and occupational categories...
  12. doi request reprint Hypertension and occupation among seniors
    J Paul Leigh
    From the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, MS1C, Davis, CA 95616 5270, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:661-71. 2009
    ..Little is known about statistical associations between occupation and hypertension for persons more than age 65...
  13. pmc Physician career satisfaction within specialties
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:166. 2009
    ..Specialty-specific data on career satisfaction may be useful for understanding physician workforce trends and for counseling medical students about career options...
  14. doi request reprint Physician wages across specialties: informing the physician reimbursement debate
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis School of Medicine, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1728-34. 2010
    ..Previous studies have compared annual incomes across specialties unadjusted for work hours. Wage (earnings-per-hour) comparisons could better inform the physician payment debate...
  15. ncbi request reprint Costs of occupational injuries and illnesses in California
    J P Leigh
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, TB168, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616 863, USA
    Prev Med 32:393-406. 2001
    ..S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, California Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau, California Division of Industrial Relations, the National Center for Health Statistics, and the U.S. Health Care Financing Administration...
  16. ncbi request reprint Medical costs of fourteen occupational illnesses in the United States in 1999
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, TB168, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616 838, United States
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:304-13. 2003
    ..This study estimated the annual medical costs associated with 14 occupational illnesses in the United States in 1999...
  17. pmc Occupational disease and workers' compensation: coverage, costs, and consequences
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, TB 168, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Milbank Q 82:689-721. 2004
    ..Designing policies to reduce the cost shifting and its associated inefficiency will be challenging...
  18. ncbi request reprint Instrumental variables technique: cigarette price provided better estimate of effects of smoking on SF-12
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, 2103 Stockton, Suite 2224, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:284-93. 2004
    ..The choice of an instrument for the technique has been contentious. This study estimated the effects of smoking on physical functional status. We chose an especially valid and strong instrument: cigarette price...
  19. ncbi request reprint Costs of occupational injury and illness across industries
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:199-205. 2004
    ..This study has ranked industries using estimated total costs and costs per worker...
  20. pmc Costs of occupational injuries in agriculture
    J P Leigh
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine TB168, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:235-48. 2001
    ..This study was conducted to estimate the costs of job-related injuries in agriculture in the United States for 1992...
  21. ncbi request reprint Costs of occupational COPD and asthma
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Chest 121:264-72. 2002
    ..To estimate the number of annual deaths, as well as the direct and indirect costs of occupational COPD and asthma, in the United States in 1996...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tracking career satisfaction and perceptions of quality among US obstetricians and gynecologists
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:463-70. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint An estimate of the U.S. Government's undercount of nonfatal occupational injuries
    J Paul Leigh
    Departmetn of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Medicine School, University of California at Davis, 95616, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:10-8. 2004
    ..We concluded that there was substantial undercapture in the BLS Annual Survey, some due to the excluded categories of government workers and the self-employed, as well as some due to underreporting...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of pediatric intensive care unit volume on mortality: a hierarchical instrumental variable analysis
    James P Marcin
    UC Davis Children s Hospital, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:136-41. 2005
    ..To evaluate the relation between annual pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) admission volume and mortality...
  25. pmc Cigarette prices, smoking, and the poor: implications of recent trends
    Peter Franks
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1873-7. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between smoking participation and cigarette pack price by income group and time period to determine role of cigarette prices in income-related disparities in smoking in the United States...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association of higher costs with symptoms and diagnosis of depression
    Edward J Callahan
    Center for Health Service Research in Primary Care and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:540-4. 2002
    ..We examined the relationships among depressive symptoms, physician diagnosis of depression, and charges for care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Physician career satisfaction across specialties
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, PSSB Suite 2500, UCD Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1577-84. 2002
    ..The career satisfaction and dissatisfaction physicians experience likely influence the quality of medical care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Determinants of longer time from HIV result to enrollment in publicly funded care and treatment in California by race/ethnicity and behavioral risk
    Fred Molitor
    ETR Associates, Sacramento, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 16:555-65. 2002
    ..The California EIP represents a model for programs seeking equity in access to HIV care and treatment across racial and ethnic groups. Getting injectors into timely HIV care and treatment represents a challenge...
  29. ncbi request reprint Costs of hepatitis C
    J P Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Patient Services and Support Building, Suite 2500, University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:2231-7. 2001
    ..To estimate the direct and indirect costs of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the United States in 1997...
  30. ncbi request reprint Estimating the costs of job related arthritis
    J P Leigh
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, 95616-8638, USA
    J Rheumatol 28:1647-54. 2001
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle risk factors predict healthcare costs in an aging cohort
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:379-87. 2005
    ..The association was examined between smoking, drinking, exercise, body mass index (BMI), and changes in these risk factors, and healthcare costs after 4 years among 68- to 95-year-olds...
  32. ncbi request reprint Frailty and education in the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis Medical Center, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:112-27. 2002
    ..Similar, but somewhat weaker, correlations were discovered after a measure of self-efficacy was accounted for...
  33. ncbi request reprint Costs of occupational injury and illness across states
    Geetha Waehrer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1084-95. 2004
    ..Southern and especially Western states were disproportionately represented in the high cost per worker list. A significant amount of the variation in cost per worker across states was explained by the composition of industries...
  34. ncbi request reprint Costs of occupational injury and illness within the health services sector
    Geetha Waehrer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, USA
    Int J Health Serv 35:343-59. 2005
    ..The hospital industry was the third most expensive of 313 U.S. industries. Costs of occupational injury and illness in the health services industry were high and varied across occupation, industry, disease, race, and gender...
  35. ncbi request reprint Expanding research on the economics of occupational health
    J Paul Leigh
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:1-4. 2006

Research Grants5

  1. Costs of Occupational Injury and Illness
    J Leigh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..But reported national injury rates have been fallen since 1992. Moreover, Workers' Compensation costs fell from 1993 to 1998 but have risen since 1999. Current and comprehensive estimates are needed. ..
  2. Costs of Occupational Injury and Illness
    J Leigh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..But reported national injury rates have been fallen since 1992. Moreover, Workers' Compensation costs fell from 1993 to 1998 but have risen since 1999. Current and comprehensive estimates are needed. ..