Janice C Probst

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cesarean and VBAC rates among immigrant vs. native-born women: a retrospective observational study from Taiwan Cesarean delivery and VBAC among immigrant women in Taiwan
    Jung Chung Fu
    Kaohsiung Municipal United Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung, ROC, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:548. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The relationship between workplace environment and job satisfaction among nursing assistants: findings from a national survey
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:246-52. 2010
  3. pmc Association between community health center and rural health clinic presence and county-level hospitalization rates for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: an analysis across eight US states
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:134. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics and recruitment paths of certified nursing assistants in rural and urban nursing homes
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 204, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    J Rural Health 25:267-75. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Higher risk of death in rural blacks and whites than urbanites is related to lower incomes, education, and health coverage
    Janice C Probst
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management in the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1872-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Urban-rural differences in overweight status and physical inactivity among US children aged 10-17 years
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 24:407-15. 2008
  7. pmc Effects of residence and race on burden of travel for care: cross sectional analysis of the 2001 US National Household Travel Survey
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:40. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for childhood obesity: an urban and rural comparison
    Ji Hong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Child Obes 8:440-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Missing the handoff: post-hospitalization follow-up care among rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Columbia, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, USA
    Rural Remote Health 12:2097. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Update: health insurance and utilization of care among rural adolescents
    Janice C Probst
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 21:279-87. 2005

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc Cesarean and VBAC rates among immigrant vs. native-born women: a retrospective observational study from Taiwan Cesarean delivery and VBAC among immigrant women in Taiwan
    Jung Chung Fu
    Kaohsiung Municipal United Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung, ROC, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:548. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint The relationship between workplace environment and job satisfaction among nursing assistants: findings from a national survey
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:246-52. 2010
    ..Although this topic has been studied at the facility and state levels, it has not previously been addressed in a nationally representative sample...
  3. pmc Association between community health center and rural health clinic presence and county-level hospitalization rates for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: an analysis across eight US states
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:134. 2009
    ..We sought to clarify the contribution that CHCs and RHCs may make to the accessibility of primary health care, as measured by county-level rates of hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive (ACS) conditions...
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics and recruitment paths of certified nursing assistants in rural and urban nursing homes
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 204, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    J Rural Health 25:267-75. 2009
    ..Most nursing home care is provided by certified nursing assistants (CNAs), but little is known about rural CNAs...
  5. doi request reprint Higher risk of death in rural blacks and whites than urbanites is related to lower incomes, education, and health coverage
    Janice C Probst
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management in the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1872-9. 2011
    ..Our study suggests that policies directed toward reducing differences related to education, poverty, and health insurance would go a long way toward eliminating the disparities in health status between urban and rural populations...
  6. doi request reprint Urban-rural differences in overweight status and physical inactivity among US children aged 10-17 years
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 24:407-15. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the prevalence of overweight status and physical inactivity among children and adolescents living in rural America...
  7. pmc Effects of residence and race on burden of travel for care: cross sectional analysis of the 2001 US National Household Travel Survey
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:40. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to quantify geographic and race-based differences in distance traveled and time spent in travel for medical/dental care using representative national data...
  8. doi request reprint Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for childhood obesity: an urban and rural comparison
    Ji Hong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Child Obes 8:440-8. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Missing the handoff: post-hospitalization follow-up care among rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Columbia, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, USA
    Rural Remote Health 12:2097. 2012
    ..This care is more difficult in US rural areas due to lower physician and resource availability. The purpose of this analysis was to examine US urban-rural differences in 30 day post-discharge physician follow-up care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Update: health insurance and utilization of care among rural adolescents
    Janice C Probst
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 21:279-87. 2005
    ..Adolescence is critical for the development of adult health habits. Disparities between rural and urban adolescents and between minority and white youth can have life-long consequences...
  11. doi request reprint Acculturation, physical activity, and obesity among Hispanic adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina USC, Columbia, SC, USA
    Ethn Health 14:509-25. 2009
    ..Little is known about how acculturation may influence participation in leisure-time physical activity and obesity among adolescents. The objective of this study was to examine these associations among Hispanic adolescents...
  12. doi request reprint The metabolic syndrome: are rural residents at increased risk?
    Tushar Trivedi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 29:188-97. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc More may be better: evidence of a negative relationship between physician supply and hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions
    James N Laditka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1148-66. 2005
    ..To conduct an empirical test of the relationship between physician supply and hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSH)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in potentially avoidable delivery complications among pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries in South Carolina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:339-50. 2006
    ..To examine race and ethnicity differences in accessibility and effectiveness of health care during pregnancy...
  15. ncbi request reprint The impact of resident physician coverage on emergency department visits in South Carolina
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Health Administration, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    South Med J 96:1195-202. 2003
    ..This study examines emergency department (ED) visits to assess the potential impact on rural and minority patients if the practice of resident moonlighting was limited...
  16. doi request reprint Postpartum screening for diabetes among Medicaid-eligible South Carolina women with gestational diabetes
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e163-9. 2012
    ..To examine the rate of timely postpartum screening for diabetes among Medicaid-eligible women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Disparities in dental insurance coverage and dental care among US children: the National Survey of Children's Health
    Jihong Liu
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Pediatrics 119:S12-21. 2007
    ..We sought to understand disparities in dental insurance coverage and dental care among US children by race/ethnicity, urban/rural residence, and socioeconomic status...
  18. ncbi request reprint Race and ethnicity differences in reporting of depressive symptoms
    Janice C Probst
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:519-29. 2007
    ..Practitioners should actively elicit descriptions of feelings and mood, especially with African Americans, and be prepared to treat or refer patients appropriately...
  19. ncbi request reprint Disparities in access to care among rural working-age adults
    Saundra Glover
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Rural Health 20:193-205. 2004
    ..Nationally, minority population disparities in health and in the receipt of health services are well documented but are infrequently examined within rural populations...
  20. doi request reprint Factors associated with influenza vaccination among US children in 2008
    Kristin A Schuller
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, United States
    J Infect Public Health 6:80-8. 2013
    ..This study examined the characteristics of the caregiver, household, and child to identify factors associated with childhood influenza immunizations...
  21. doi request reprint Receipt of cancer screening services: surprising results for some rural minorities
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Rural Health 28:63-72. 2012
    ..It is unknown how race/ethnicity and rurality intersect in these disparities. The purpose of this analysis is to examine the cancer screening rates among minorities in rural areas...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban differences in depression prevalence: implications for family medicine
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, 220 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    Fam Med 38:653-60. 2006
    ..We examined the prevalence of depression in rural versus urban areas...
  23. doi request reprint Receipt of influenza and pneumonia vaccinations: the dual disparity of rural minorities
    Kevin J Bennett
    Arnold School of Public Health, South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1896-902. 2010
    ..To examine the receipt of age-appropriate influenza and pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccinations (PPV), with particular attention to rural minority persons...
  24. doi request reprint Maternal obesity and gestational weight gain in rural versus urban dwelling women in South Carolina
    Alexa Gallagher
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Rural Health 29:1-11. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, no studies to date have examined differences in prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) patterns by rurality...
  25. ncbi request reprint Estimating uncompensated care charges at rural hospital emergency departments
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Rural Health 23:258-63. 2007
    ..Due to federal law, emergency departments (ED) provide a gateway for uninsured and self-pay patients to gain access to treatment. It is unknown how much uncompensated care in rural hospitals is due to ED visits...
  26. pmc Person and place: the compounding effects of race/ethnicity and rurality on health
    Janice C Probst
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1695-703. 2004
    ..Linking public health planning to the education and economic development sectors will reduce racial/ethnic minority disparities while increasing overall well-being in rural communities...
  27. doi request reprint Relationship between presence of a reported medical home and emergency department use among children with asthma
    Abdoulaye Diedhiou
    South Carolina Public Health Consortium, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Suite 309, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:450-75. 2010
    ..93; 95% confidence interval = 0.89-0.97). A medical home in which physicians and parents share responsibility for ensuring that children have access to needed services may improve child and family outcomes for children with asthma...
  28. doi request reprint Lower rehospitalization rates among rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    J Rural Health 28:227-34. 2012
    ..We estimated the 30-day readmission rate of Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes, across levels of rurality...
  29. doi request reprint Potentially violent disagreements and parenting stress among American Indian/Alaska Native families: analysis across seven states
    Janice C Probst
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 204, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:91-102. 2008
    ..We examined the prevalence and correlates of potentially violent disagreements among AI/AN families with children...
  30. ncbi request reprint The National Health Service Corps and Medicaid inpatient care: experience in a southern state
    Janice C Probst
    Arnold School of Public Health and the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    South Med J 96:775-83. 2003
    ..This study examined whether NHSC alumni physicians were likely to treat a high proportion of Medicaid patients in their practices...
  31. doi request reprint Diabetes care and outcomes: disparities across rural America
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, 220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 204, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Community Health 35:365-74. 2010
    ..Availability of specialty services and travel considerations could explain some of these differences...
  32. ncbi request reprint Assessing natural groupings of common leisure-time physical activities and its correlates among US adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 10:470-9. 2013
    ..We examined the natural groupings of leisure-time physical activities (LTPA) among US adolescents and their correlates...
  33. doi request reprint Variation in Excessive Fetal Growth across Levels of Prenatal Care among Women with Gestational Diabetes
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 2:225-8. 2011
    ..Examine the association between prenatal care and excessive fetal growth outcomes among mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  34. doi request reprint Differences in readiness between rural hospitals and primary care providers for telemedicine adoption and implementation: findings from a statewide telemedicine survey
    Amy Brock Martin
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 20210, USA
    J Rural Health 28:8-15. 2012
    ..We examined the degree to which they differ on (a) telemedicine adoption or readiness; (b) telemedicine training needs; (c) current use of technology for patient care; and (d) environmental concerns in facilities for telemedicine...
  35. doi request reprint Obesity among working age adults: the role of county-level persistent poverty in rural disparities
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    Health Place 17:1174-81. 2011
    ..Both individual characteristics (race, age) and county-level food availability and access factors were found to be significantly related to obesity. Improved access to quality food may be beneficial to residents of impoverished areas...
  36. doi request reprint Rural-urban differences in the location of influenza vaccine administration
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Vaccine 29:5970-7. 2011
    ..This study seeks to determine if rural residents differ from urban residents in where they obtain an influenza vaccination, and to determine what factors contribute to these differences...
  37. ncbi request reprint Obesity and physical inactivity in rural America
    Paul Daniel Patterson
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 204, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    J Rural Health 20:151-9. 2004
    ..The present study uses nationally representative data to study obesity and physical inactivity in rural populations...
  38. ncbi request reprint Insurance, acculturation, and health service utilization among Korean-Americans
    Hosung Shin
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Immigr Health 7:65-74. 2005
    ..Of particular concern is the finding that KAs suffer from inadequate access to care due to lack of employment-based health insurance...
  39. doi request reprint Relative financial burden of health care expenditures
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 25:6-16. 2010
    ..Rural residents had a higher relative burden than urban residents, as did women and Whites. Important policy implications are discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Rural hospitals and Spanish-speaking patients with limited English proficiency
    Myriam Torres
    Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:107-19; discussion 119-20. 2008
    ..Hospitals should routinely review their policies and procedures for language assistance services to ensure compliance with federal and Joint Commission standards...
  41. ncbi request reprint Delivery complications associated with prenatal care access for Medicaid-insured mothers in rural and urban hospitals
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 21:158-66. 2005
    ..Pregnancy complications affect many women. It is likely that some complications can be avoided through routine primary and prenatal care of reasonable quality...
  42. doi request reprint Health care expenditures among working-age adults with physical disabilities: variations by disability spans
    Chaiporn Pumkam
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 800 Sumter Street, SC 29208, USA Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 6:287-96. 2013
    ..Data on health care costs for working-age adults with physical disabilities are sparse and the dynamic nature of disability is not captured...
  43. ncbi request reprint Medical homes for children with special health care needs: a program evaluation
    Amy Brock Martin
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center SCRHRC, Department of Health Services, Policy, and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina SC, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:916-30. 2007
    ..This study differs from previous work in that it monitors a cohort of CSHCN one year prior to and two years after participation in a medical home intervention utilizing a quasi-experimental design...
  44. doi request reprint Neonatal outcomes for immigrant vs. native-born mothers in Taiwan: an epidemiological paradox
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:269-79. 2011
    ..Findings can be used to initiate public education to reverse the widespread negative perceptions and attitudes towards immigrant spouses in Taiwan...
  45. ncbi request reprint Potentially preventable care: ambulatory care-sensitive pediatric hospitalizations in South Carolina in 1998
    Asha Garg
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    South Med J 96:850-8. 2003
    ..We examined pediatric hospitalizations to assess personal and community factors affecting potentially preventable ambulatory care-sensitive condition (ACSC) hospitalizations...
  46. doi request reprint Place of origin and violent disagreement among Asian American families: analysis across five States
    Jong Yi Wang
    Department and Graduate Institute of Health Services Administration, China Medical University, No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:635-46. 2011
    ..Asian-American families are not immune to potential family violence. Reducing parenting stress and intervening in culturally appropriate ways to reduce generation differences should be violence prevention priorities...
  47. doi request reprint Cancer screening delivery in persistent poverty rural counties
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 2:240-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to explore cancer screening rates across persistent poverty rural counties, with emphasis on nonwhite populations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Assessing Natural Groupings of Common Leisure-Time Physical Activities and Its Correlates Among US Adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    J Phys Act Health 10:470-9. 2013
    ..Better understanding of common LTPAs and their natural groupings is useful in the design of effective PA interventions...
  49. doi request reprint Generation and acculturation status are associated with dietary intake and body weight in Mexican American adolescents
    Ji Hong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University ofSouth Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Nutr 142:298-305. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that Mexican American adolescents face challenges in terms of poorer diet and excessive weight gain associated with their immigration experience...
  50. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban differences in visits to primary care physicians
    Janice C Probst
    Department of Health Administration, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Fam Med 34:609-15. 2002
    ..Because most rural practitioners are not educated through special rural tracks, all primary care medical educators need to ensure that training prepares physicians for the demands of rural sites...