Ninez A Ponce

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Linguistic disparities in health care access and health status among older adults
    Ninez 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
  2. pmc Disparities in cancer screening in individuals with a family history of breast or colorectal cancer
    Ninez A Ponce
    Department of Health Services, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 118:1656-63. 2012
  3. pmc Health coverage of low-income citizen and noncitizen wage earners: sources and disparities
    Ninez 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
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Language barriers to health care access among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ninez 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
  6. pmc The effects of unequal access to health insurance for same-sex couples in California
    Ninez A Ponce
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1539-48. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint 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 whites
    Ninez 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
  8. pmc Preterm birth: the interaction of traffic-related air pollution with economic hardship in Los Angeles neighborhoods
    Ninez 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
  9. pmc The California Health Interview Survey 2001: translation of a major survey for California's multiethnic population
    Ninez A Ponce
    UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:388-95. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of colorectal cancer test use: results from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey
    David 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

Research Grants

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Publications24

  1. pmc Linguistic disparities in health care access and health status among older adults
    Ninez 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...
  2. pmc Disparities in cancer screening in individuals with a family history of breast or colorectal cancer
    Ninez 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...
  3. pmc Health coverage of low-income citizen and noncitizen wage earners: sources and disparities
    Ninez 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Language barriers to health care access among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ninez 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...
  6. pmc The effects of unequal access to health insurance for same-sex couples in California
    Ninez A Ponce
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1539-48. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint 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 whites
    Ninez 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...
  8. pmc Preterm birth: the interaction of traffic-related air pollution with economic hardship in Los Angeles neighborhoods
    Ninez 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
    ....
  9. pmc The California Health Interview Survey 2001: translation of a major survey for California's multiethnic population
    Ninez A Ponce
    UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:388-95. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of colorectal cancer test use: results from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey
    David 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Latinas with abnormal breast findings: patient predictors of timely diagnostic resolution
    Cynthia 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
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  12. pmc Acculturation and colorectal cancer screening among older Latino adults: differential associations by national origin
    Aimee 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...
  13. pmc English language proficiency and geographical proximity to a safety net clinic as a predictor of health care access
    Kristina 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Low-income women with breast abnormalities: system predictors of timely diagnostic resolution
    Cynthia 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...
  15. pmc Immigrant generation and physical activity among Mexican, Chinese & Filipino adults in the U.S
    Aimee 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of race and ethnicity classification on survey estimates: Anomaly of the weighted totals of American Indians and Alaska Natives
    Sunghee 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...
  17. pmc Classification of race and ethnicity: implications for public health
    Vickie 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...
  18. doi request reprint Eligibility criteria in private and public coverage policies for BRCA genetic testing and genetic counseling
    Grace 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Breast and cervical cancer screening rates of subgroups of Asian American women in California
    Marjorie 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint The impact of private and public health insurance on medication use for adults with chronic diseases
    Thomas 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint A population-based survey of prostate-specific antigen testing among California men at higher risk for prostate carcinoma
    Benjamin A Spencer
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Cancer 106:765-74. 2006
    ....
  22. pmc Population-based interventions engaging communities of color in healthy eating and active living: a review
    Antronette 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...
  23. pmc Process evaluation of the Los Angeles Unified School District Nutrition Network
    Richard 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...
  24. pmc Community residential segregation and the local supply of federally qualified health centers
    Michelle 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...

Research Grants2

  1. Socio-Ecological Variables/Cancer Screening Behaviors?
    Ninez Ponce; Fiscal Year: 2007
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