Wendy Max

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Putting a lid on injury costs: the economic impact of the California motorcycle helmet law
    W Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0646, USA
    J Trauma 45:550-6. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint The economic toll of intimate partner violence against women in the United States
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Violence Vict 19:259-72. 2004
  3. pmc The economic burden of smoking in California
    W Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Tob Control 13:264-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of gynecologic cancers in California, 1998
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 88:96-103. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of prostate cancer, California, 1998
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Cancer 94:2906-13. 2002
  6. doi request reprint The cost of smoking for California's Hispanic community
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:248-54. 2011
  7. pmc Deaths from secondhand smoke exposure in the United States: economic implications
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, Suite 340, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:2173-80. 2012
  8. pmc The disproportionate cost of smoking for African Americans in California
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, 3333 California St, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:152-8. 2010
  9. pmc Exposure to secondhand smoke at home and at work in California
    Wendy Max
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing, Institute for Health and Aging, 3333 California St, Ste 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Public Health Rep 127:81-8. 2012
  10. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure at home in rural China
    Tingting Yao
    Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, 530 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:109-15. 2012

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Putting a lid on injury costs: the economic impact of the California motorcycle helmet law
    W Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0646, USA
    J Trauma 45:550-6. 1998
    ..This study analyzed the effect of California's motorcycle helmet law on injury costs...
  2. ncbi request reprint The economic toll of intimate partner violence against women in the United States
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Violence Vict 19:259-72. 2004
    ..3 billion. Intimate partner violence is costly in the US. The potential savings from efforts to reduce this violence are substantial. More comprehensive data are needed to refine cost estimates and monitor costs over time...
  3. pmc The economic burden of smoking in California
    W Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Tob Control 13:264-7. 2004
    ..To develop estimates of the direct and indirect costs of smoking for California in 1999...
  4. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of gynecologic cancers in California, 1998
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 88:96-103. 2003
    ..Our aim was to estimate the direct and indirect costs of gynecologic cancers including cervical, ovarian, and uterine cancer in California in 1998...
  5. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of prostate cancer, California, 1998
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Cancer 94:2906-13. 2002
    ..This article reviews previous studies of the annual cost of all cancers and of prostate cancer in the United States and California and estimates the direct and indirect costs of prostate cancer in California in 1998...
  6. doi request reprint The cost of smoking for California's Hispanic community
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:248-54. 2011
    ..The economic impact of smoking for California's Hispanic population for 2002 was estimated. The estimates include smoking-attributable health care expenditures and productivity losses from smoking-caused mortality...
  7. pmc Deaths from secondhand smoke exposure in the United States: economic implications
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, Suite 340, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:2173-80. 2012
    ..We estimated the number of deaths attributable to secondhand smoke (SHS), years of potential life lost (YPLL), and value of lost productivity for different US racial/ethnic groups in 2006...
  8. pmc The disproportionate cost of smoking for African Americans in California
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, 3333 California St, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:152-8. 2010
    ..We estimated the economic impact of smoking on African Americans in California in 2002, including smoking-attributable health care expenditures and productivity losses from smoking-caused mortality...
  9. pmc Exposure to secondhand smoke at home and at work in California
    Wendy Max
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing, Institute for Health and Aging, 3333 California St, Ste 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Public Health Rep 127:81-8. 2012
    ..We estimated self-reported secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in California at home and at work...
  10. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure at home in rural China
    Tingting Yao
    Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, 530 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:109-15. 2012
    ..This study estimated secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure at home among nonsmoking children (age 0-18) and adults (age ≥ 19) in rural China, and examined associated socio-demographic factors...
  11. pmc Validity study of the K6 scale as a measure of moderate mental distress based on mental health treatment need and utilization
    Judith J Prochaska
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0984, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:88-97. 2012
    ..The findings support expanded use and analysis of the K6 scale in quantifying and examining correlates of mental distress at a moderate, yet still clinically relevant, level...
  12. pmc Evaluation of the economic impact of California's Tobacco Control Program: a dynamic model approach
    Leonard S Miller
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Tob Control 19:i68-76. 2010
    ..To evaluate the long-term net economic impact of the California Tobacco Control Program...
  13. doi request reprint The economic burden of breast cancer in California
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:201-7. 2009
    ..Regular screening and access to treatment for all women will allow the disease to be diagnosed earlier, the prognosis improved, and the economic burden reduced...
  14. ncbi request reprint Estimating the costs of caring for people with Alzheimer disease in California: 2000-2040
    P J Fox
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    J Public Health Policy 22:88-97. 2001
    ..The rapid aging of the U.S. population makes more aggressive societal action necessary if the personal and societal burden of Alzheimer's disease is to be reduced in the future...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cost of smoking to the Medicare program, 1993
    X Zhang
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 20:179-96. 1999
    ..2 billion, with considerable variation among States. Smoking accounted for 11.4 percent of Medicare expenditures for hospital care, 11.3 percent of nursing home care, 5.9 percent of home health care, and 5.6 percent of ambulatory care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, costs, and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related dementia: a managed care perspective
    D P Rice
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California at San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:809-18. 2001
    ..Therefore, it is critical that MCOs develop disease management strategies for this population...
  17. pmc Economics on trial: the use and abuse of economic methods in third party tobacco litigation
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Tob Control 15:iv77-83. 2006
    ..To analyse how the tobacco industry responded to economic models and methods used in third party payer tobacco litigation that has occurred since 1994...
  18. ncbi request reprint The burden of osteoporosis in California, 1998
    W Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0646, USA
    Osteoporos Int 13:493-500. 2002
    ..Nursing home care represents the largest cost for people with osteoporosis, accounting for 59% of the money spent treating the disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint The financial impact of smoking on health-related costs: a review of the literature
    W Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0646, USA
    Am J Health Promot 15:321-31. 2001
    ..Although the methods for studying this issue have evolved over time and are presently quite comprehensive, future research is needed to further substantiate the findings and develop further refinements...
  20. doi request reprint Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among children exposed to secondhand smoke: A logistic regression analysis of secondary data
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, United States Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:797-806. 2013
    ..A growing body of literature examines the association of postnatal secondhand smoke exposure with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, but the findings are mixed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Women's Initiative for Nonsmoking-VII: evaluation of health service utilization and costs among women smokers with cardiovascular disease
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Department of Physiological, Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:218-28. 2004
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  22. pmc Cigarette smoking and serious psychological distress: a population-based study of California adults
    Hai Yen Sung
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:1183-92. 2011
    ..This study examines differences in smoking behaviors between adults with and without serious psychological distress (SPD) in California, which has the longest running comprehensive tobacco control program in the world...
  23. doi request reprint The impact of changes in tobacco control funding on healthcare expenditures in California, 2012-2016
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Tob Control 22:e10-5. 2013
    ..This study presents estimates of the impact of changes in California tobacco control funding on healthcare expenditures for 2012-2016 under four funding scenarios...
  24. doi request reprint Cost-driven injury prevention: creating an innovative plan to save lives with limited resources
    Rochelle A Dicker
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Trauma 70:985-90. 2011
    ..Our hypothesis is that pedestrian injury creates a tremendous public funding burden and that hotspot sites can be mapped based on corresponding hospital costs...
  25. pmc Who is exposed to secondhand smoke? Self-reported and serum cotinine measured exposure in the U.S., 1999-2006
    Wendy Max
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1633-48. 2009
    ..Using serum cotinine to measure exposure yields much higher prevalence rates than self-reports. Rates of SHS exposure remain high, but cotinine levels are declining for most groups...