Mildred M Maldonado-Molina

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of alcohol on trajectories of physical aggression among urban youth: an application of latent trajectory modeling
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th Street, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 39:1012-26. 2010
  2. pmc The role of parental alcohol consumption on driving under the influence of alcohol: results from a longitudinal, nationally representative sample
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy and Institute for Child Health Policy, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 43:2182-7. 2011
  3. pmc Effects of beverage-specific alcohol consumption on drinking behaviors among urban youth
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Drug Educ 40:265-80. 2010
  4. pmc Drinking and driving among immigrant and US-born Hispanic young adults: results from a longitudinal and nationally representative study
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Addict Behav 36:381-8. 2011
  5. pmc Effects of alcohol taxes on alcohol-related mortality in Florida: time-series analyses from 1969 to 2004
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1915-21. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived racial/ethnic discrimination, problem behaviors, and mental health among minority urban youth
    Amy L Tobler
    College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Ethn Health 18:337-49. 2013
  7. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in trajectories of aggression in a longitudinal sample of high-risk, urban youth
    Jennifer M Reingle
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:45-52. 2012
  8. pmc Relationship between neighborhood context, family management practices and alcohol use among urban, multi-ethnic, young adolescents
    Amy L Tobler
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, College of Medicine, Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Prev Sci 10:313-24. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of home access and availability of alcohol on young adolescents' alcohol use
    Kelli A Komro
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Addiction 102:1597-608. 2007
  10. pmc Association between sex partner meeting venues and sexual risk taking among urban adolescents
    Stephanie A S Staras
    Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, College of Medicine, and the Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:566-71. 2012

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Effects of alcohol on trajectories of physical aggression among urban youth: an application of latent trajectory modeling
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th Street, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 39:1012-26. 2010
    ..Black youth were 2.5 times more likely to be in the "Chronic Aggressive" group. Findings highlight the importance of targeting alcohol prevention to reduce physical aggression among urban young adolescents...
  2. pmc The role of parental alcohol consumption on driving under the influence of alcohol: results from a longitudinal, nationally representative sample
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy and Institute for Child Health Policy, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 43:2182-7. 2011
    ..The current study uses data from a longitudinal study to examine the role of parental alcohol use during adolescence on the risk for DUI among young adult men and women...
  3. pmc Effects of beverage-specific alcohol consumption on drinking behaviors among urban youth
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Drug Educ 40:265-80. 2010
    ..29). Use of hard liquor was associated with increased risk of alcohol-related consequences. Early selection of certain alcoholic beverages (e.g., hard liquor) may result in negative health outcomes and problematic alcohol use over time...
  4. pmc Drinking and driving among immigrant and US-born Hispanic young adults: results from a longitudinal and nationally representative study
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Addict Behav 36:381-8. 2011
    ..Specifically, this study tests the effect of demographic variables, individual-level risk factors, and eco-processes (e.g., peer drug use, parental involvement) during adolescence on DUI among Hispanic young adults...
  5. pmc Effects of alcohol taxes on alcohol-related mortality in Florida: time-series analyses from 1969 to 2004
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1915-21. 2010
    ..Yet, relatively few studies have examined effects of alcohol taxes on alcohol-related mortality. We evaluated effects of multiple changes in alcohol tax rates in the state of Florida from 1969 to 2004 on disease (not injury) mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived racial/ethnic discrimination, problem behaviors, and mental health among minority urban youth
    Amy L Tobler
    College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Ethn Health 18:337-49. 2013
    ..We examined perceived frequency and intensity of racial/ethnic discrimination and associations with high-risk behaviors/conditions among adolescents...
  7. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in trajectories of aggression in a longitudinal sample of high-risk, urban youth
    Jennifer M Reingle
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:45-52. 2012
    ..To estimate trajectories of aggression among African Americans and Hispanics using a longitudinal sample of urban adolescents, and test multiple domains of risk factors to differentiate profiles of aggression...
  8. pmc Relationship between neighborhood context, family management practices and alcohol use among urban, multi-ethnic, young adolescents
    Amy L Tobler
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, College of Medicine, Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Prev Sci 10:313-24. 2009
    ..Parent engagement in restricting alcohol access and improving family management practices may be key to preventive efforts to reduce alcohol use...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of home access and availability of alcohol on young adolescents' alcohol use
    Kelli A Komro
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Addiction 102:1597-608. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of parental provision of alcohol and home alcohol accessibility on the trajectories of young adolescent alcohol use and intentions...
  10. pmc Association between sex partner meeting venues and sexual risk taking among urban adolescents
    Stephanie A S Staras
    Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, College of Medicine, and the Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:566-71. 2012
    ..To increase understanding of the association between sexual partner meeting venue types (school, through friends or family, organized groups, public places, or on the street) and sexual risk taking among urban youths...
  11. pmc Driving after drinking among young adults of different race/ethnicities in the United States: unique risk factors in early adolescence?
    Chris Delcher
    Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, Institute for Child Health Policy, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:584-91. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the contextual risk and protective factors in high school-aged adolescents associated with future driving after drinking (Drinking Under the Influence [DUI] at age 21) by race/ethnicity...
  12. pmc Toward an understanding of risk and protective factors for violence among adolescent boys and men: a longitudinal analysis
    Jennifer M Reingle
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:493-8. 2013
    ..To understand the etiology of violence among ethnically diverse men using a nationally representative and longitudinal sample of youth...
  13. pmc Real longitudinal data analysis for real people: building a good enough mixed model
    Jing Cheng
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, University of Florida College of Medicine, FL, USA
    Stat Med 29:504-20. 2010
    ..The discussion also highlights the need for improving how scientists and statisticians teach and review the process of finding a good enough mixed model...
  14. ncbi request reprint General deterrence effects of U.S. statutory DUI fine and jail penalties: long-term follow-up in 32 states
    Alexander C Wagenaar
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, 1329 SW 16th St Rm 5130, Box 100177, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 39:982-94. 2007
    ..We examined effects of state statutory changes in DUI fine or jail penalties for firsttime offenders from 1976 to 2002...
  15. pmc The relationship between marijuana use and intimate partner violence in a nationally representative, longitudinal sample
    Jennifer M Reingle
    College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy and Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    J Interpers Violence 27:1562-78. 2012
    ..These findings have implications for intimate partner violence prevention efforts, as marijuana use should be considered as a target of early intimate partner violence intervention and treatment programming...
  16. pmc Effects of alcohol taxes on alcohol-related disease mortality in New York State from 1969 to 2006
    Chris Delcher
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes and Policy and Institute for Child Health Policy, Gainesville 32610 0177, USA
    Addict Behav 37:783-9. 2012
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  17. pmc Patterns of substance use onset among Hispanics in Puerto Rico and the United States
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, 1329 SW 16th St, Room 5130, Box 100177, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2432-7. 2007
    ..Examine patterns of progression in substance use among Hispanic youth 13 to 17 years of age from two longitudinally representative studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prospective association between dieting and smoking initiation among adolescents
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0177, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:25-32. 2007
    ..To examine the relation between dieting and smoking initiation among adolescents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of legal BAC limits on fatal crash involvement: analyses of 28 states from 1976 through 2002
    Alexander C Wagenaar
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, 1329 SW 16th St Rm 5130, Box 100177, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177 USA
    J Safety Res 38:493-9. 2007
    ..One approach has been to lower the legally allowable alcohol concentration for drivers. We examined the effects of changes in legal BAC limit in 28 U.S. states from January, 1976 to December, 2002...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of drivers' license suspension policies on alcohol-related crash involvement: long-term follow-up in forty-six states
    Alexander C Wagenaar
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0177, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1399-406. 2007
    ..State-specific results were combined using meta-analytic techniques, and provide a direct test of the concept of celerity--time between offending behavior and consequent punishment--from deterrence theory...
  21. pmc Effects of alcohol use initiation patterns on high-risk behaviors among urban, low-income, young adolescents
    Kelli A Komro
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Prev Sci 11:14-23. 2010
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  22. pmc The influence of sexual partner on condom use among urban adolescents
    Stephanie A S Staras
    Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, College of Medicine, and the Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 53:742-8. 2013
    ..Among an urban cohort of primarily (86%) minority 17-18-year-olds who reported having sex (n = 1,469), we assessed the association between condom use and partner characteristics for the most recent sexual experience...
  23. doi request reprint Commentary on Caetano, Mills, and Vaeth (2012): the role of context on alcohol consumption among Mexican Americans
    Mildred M Maldonado-Molina
    Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, Institute for Child Health Policy, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:566-7. 2012
    ..S.-Mexico border and non-border Mexican Americans using data from the Hispanic Americans Baseline Alcohol Survey...
  24. pmc Early adolescent, multi-ethnic, urban youth's exposure to patterns of alcohol-related neighborhood characteristics
    Amy L Tobler
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, College of Medicine, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th Street, Rm 5130, P O Box 100177, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Community Health 34:361-9. 2009
    ..Understanding the nuances among communities may lend to development of more efficacious preventive interventions and policy initiatives, inform theory, and help prioritize limited resources...
  25. pmc Effects of alcohol tax increases on alcohol-related disease mortality in Alaska: time-series analyses from 1976 to 2004
    Alexander C Wagenaar
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1464-70. 2009
    ..We evaluated the effects of tax increases on alcoholic beverages in 1983 and 2002 on alcohol-related disease mortality in Alaska...
  26. pmc Riskier sexual partners contribute to the increased rate of sexually transmitted diseases among youth with substance use disorders
    Stephanie A S Staras
    Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, and the Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:413-8. 2011
    ..Sexual partner characteristics may explain the relationship between SUD and STD...