Ninez A Ponce
Affiliation: University of California
- Linguistic disparities in health care access and health status among older adultsNinez A Ponce
UCLA Department of Health Services, Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:786-91. 2006..English proficiency may be important in explaining disparities in health and health care access among older adults...
- Disparities in cancer screening in individuals with a family history of breast or colorectal cancerNinez A Ponce
Department of Health Services, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cancer 118:1656-63. 2012..The authors evaluated whether breast cancer (BC) and colorectal cancer (CRC) disparities varied by family history risk using a large, multiethnic population-based survey...
- Language barriers to health care access among Medicare beneficiariesNinez A Ponce
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, Campus Box 951772, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Inquiry 43:66-76. 2006..Findings suggest the federal government should take steps to reduce language barriers in Medicare...
- Health coverage of low-income citizen and noncitizen wage earners: sources and disparitiesNinez A Ponce
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 10:167-76. 2008..S. economy...
- Do HMO market level factors lead to racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening? A comparison between high-risk Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and high-risk whitesNinez A Ponce
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Med Care 43:1101-8. 2005..Few studies have explored health care market structure and colorectal cancer (CRC) screening test use, and little is known whether market factors contribute to racial/ethnic screening disparities...
- Preterm birth: the interaction of traffic-related air pollution with economic hardship in Los Angeles neighborhoodsNinez A Ponce
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Am J Epidemiol 162:140-8. 2005....
- The effects of unequal access to health insurance for same-sex couples in CaliforniaNinez A Ponce
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1539-48. 2010....
- The California Health Interview Survey 2001: translation of a major survey for California's multiethnic populationNinez A Ponce
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Public Health Rep 119:388-95. 2004....
- Is there a language divide in pap test use?Ninez A Ponce
UCLA Department of Health Services and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
Med Care 44:998-1004. 2006..We sought to determine whether primary language use, measured by language of interview, is associated with disparities in cervical cancer screening...
- A population-based study of colorectal cancer test use: results from the 2001 California Health Interview SurveyDavid A Etzioni
Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cancer 101:2523-32. 2004..The authors used the 2001 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS 2001) to evaluate 1) rates of CRC test use, 2) predictors of the receipt of tests, and 3) reasons for nonuse of CRC tests...
- Latinas with abnormal breast findings: patient predictors of timely diagnostic resolutionCynthia M Mojica
School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1468-77. 2007....
- Acculturation and colorectal cancer screening among older Latino adults: differential associations by national originAimee Afable-Munsuz
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, 3333 California Street, Box 0856, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Gen Intern Med 24:963-70. 2009..Although modest improvements in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening utilization have occurred, rates remain low among Latinos. It is unclear whether acculturation plays a role in the utilization of CRC screening...
- English language proficiency and geographical proximity to a safety net clinic as a predictor of health care accessKristina M Cordasco
The Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 90073, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 13:260-7. 2011..Future studies should explore potential mechanisms so that appropriate interventions can be implemented...
- Low-income women with breast abnormalities: system predictors of timely diagnostic resolutionCynthia M Mojica
Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Cancer Control 14:176-82. 2007..We examine system predictors of timely diagnostic resolution in low-income, mostly Latina women with breast abnormalities at two Los Angeles County public hospitals...
- Immigrant generation and physical activity among Mexican, Chinese & Filipino adults in the U.SAimee Afable-Munsuz
Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 0613, USA
Soc Sci Med 70:1997-2005. 2010..In the context of increasing rates of chronic disease, the study of transitions in PA among immigrants will continue to be critical to promoting the public health of diverse populations in countries such as the US...
- Effect of race and ethnicity classification on survey estimates: Anomaly of the weighted totals of American Indians and Alaska NativesSunghee Lee
UCLA Department of Biostatistics, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 16:1-15. 2009..Policy makers need to be aware that the choice of racial classification schemes for this racial-political group can generally influence the data they use for decision making...
- Classification of race and ethnicity: implications for public healthVickie M Mays
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951563, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 24:83-110. 2003..The trend toward increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the United States will put further pressure on the public health industry to develop consistent and useful approaches to racial/ethnic classifications...
- Eligibility criteria in private and public coverage policies for BRCA genetic testing and genetic counselingGrace Wang
Center for Translational and Policy Research on Personalized Medicine TRANSPERS, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Genet Med 13:1045-50. 2011..We compared these policies with policies for breast cancer screening with magnetic resonance imaging to consider whether payers apply a unique policy approach to genetic services...
- Breast and cervical cancer screening rates of subgroups of Asian American women in CaliforniaMarjorie Kagawa-Singer
University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Med Care Res Rev 64:706-30. 2007..The measurement of additional contextual information is needed to identify structural barriers and community resources to provide clearer guidance for the design of effective screening promotion programs for AA subpopulations...
- The impact of private and public health insurance on medication use for adults with chronic diseasesThomas Rice
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Med Care Res Rev 62:231-49. 2005..The results of this study underscore the importance of health insurance for all persons with chronic conditions and the benefits of Medicaid in particular for low-income adults with chronic conditions...
- A population-based survey of prostate-specific antigen testing among California men at higher risk for prostate carcinomaBenjamin A Spencer
Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
Cancer 106:765-74. 2006....
- Population-based interventions engaging communities of color in healthy eating and active living: a reviewAntronette K Yancey
Department of Health Services and Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health, 71 279 CHS, 650 Charles Young Dr South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Phone 310 794 9284
Prev Chronic Dis 1:A09. 2004..Few data exist for ethnic minority groups. This article reviews studies of population-based interventions targeting communities of color or including sufficient samples to permit ethnic-specific analyses...
- Early diffusion of gene expression profiling in breast cancer patients associated with areas of high income inequalityNinez A Ponce
Ninez A Ponce is a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Fielding School of Public Health, and associate center director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Los Angeles
Health Aff (Millwood) 34:609-15. 2015..Policies reducing gene expression profiling disparities should address low-inequality areas and, in unequal places, practice settings serving low-income patients. ..
- Process evaluation of the Los Angeles Unified School District Nutrition NetworkRichard E Kratz
Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 31 235 CHS, 650 Charles Young Dr S, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A42. 2008..This study evaluated the Los Angeles Unified School District Nutrition Network, a large multicomponent nutrition and physical activity program in an ethnically diverse school district, launched in 2000...
- Trends in sexual orientation missing data over a decade of the California Health Interview SurveyMatt Jans
Matt Jans, Joseph Viana, David Grant, and Ninez A Ponce are with the California Health Interview Survey, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles Susan D Cochran is with the Department of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Annie C Lee is with the Department of Sociology, UCLA
Am J Public Health 105:e43-50. 2015..We explored changes in sexual orientation question item completion in a large statewide health survey...
- Whose social capital matters? The case of U.S. urban public hospital closures and conversions to private ownershipMichelle Ko
Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 114:188-96. 2014....
- Community residential segregation and the local supply of federally qualified health centersMichelle Ko
Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Health Serv Res 48:253-70. 2013..To examine associations between community residential segregation by income and race/ethnicity, and the supply of federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) in urban areas...
- Socio-Ecological Variables/Cancer Screening Behaviors?Ninez Ponce; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..