John Robbins

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Death certificate reporting needs to be fixed
    John A Robbins
    University of California Davis, 4150 V St Sacramento, CA 95816, USA E mail
    J Public Health Policy 33:215-7. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The association between the length of the QT interval and mortality in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    John Robbins
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Am J Med 115:689-94. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hip fracture in women with high BMD: EPIDOS study
    J A Robbins
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:149-54. 2005
  4. pmc Associates of bone mineral density in older African Americans
    John Robbins
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1609-15. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Body mass index is not a good predictor of bone density: results from WHI, CHS, and EPIDOS
    John Robbins
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Clin Densitom 9:329-34. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjusted mortality after hip fracture: From the cardiovascular health study
    John A Robbins
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1885-91. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations of sleep-disordered breathing and cerebral changes on MRI
    John Robbins
    Department of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:159-65. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with 5-year risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    John Robbins
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    JAMA 298:2389-98. 2007
  9. pmc Relationship between hysterectomy and admixture in African American women
    Lihong Qi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:279.e1-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and incident hip fracture in older adults
    Jennifer S Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1876-83. 2010

Research Grants

  1. SLEEP HEART HEALTH STUDY
    John Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Death certificate reporting needs to be fixed
    John A Robbins
    University of California Davis, 4150 V St Sacramento, CA 95816, USA E mail
    J Public Health Policy 33:215-7. 2012
    ..We understand that some of the reason is poor reporting, but how do we figure out how to do it right?Article JPHP.2012.6, available at www.palgrave-journals.com/jphp/, relates to this Commentary...
  2. ncbi request reprint The association between the length of the QT interval and mortality in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    John Robbins
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Am J Med 115:689-94. 2003
    ..A long QT interval is a risk factor for arrhythmic events and sudden death. Whether moderate QT prolongation is associated with clinical events in community-dwelling elderly patients is uncertain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hip fracture in women with high BMD: EPIDOS study
    J A Robbins
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:149-54. 2005
    ..They appear to cluster as factors that may relate to bone turnover and architecture and others which are more subtle measures of left-sided coordination...
  4. pmc Associates of bone mineral density in older African Americans
    John Robbins
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1609-15. 2004
    ..To assess correlates of bone mineral density (BMD) in older African Americans...
  5. ncbi request reprint Body mass index is not a good predictor of bone density: results from WHI, CHS, and EPIDOS
    John Robbins
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Clin Densitom 9:329-34. 2006
    ..In conclusion, BMIs should not be used to select individuals for BMD screening. A regression model using weight alone or weight and height is a better predictor of BMD in all three populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjusted mortality after hip fracture: From the cardiovascular health study
    John A Robbins
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1885-91. 2006
    ..To estimate the risk of death associated with hip fracture (HFx), stratifying by sex and time since fracture...
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations of sleep-disordered breathing and cerebral changes on MRI
    John Robbins
    Department of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:159-65. 2005
    ..This study tested the significance of associations of SDB with evidence of brain injury or ischemia determined by cerebral magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with 5-year risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women
    John Robbins
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    JAMA 298:2389-98. 2007
    ..The 329,000 hip fractures that annually occur in the United States are associated with high morbidity, mortality, and cost. Identification of those at high risk is a step toward prevention...
  9. pmc Relationship between hysterectomy and admixture in African American women
    Lihong Qi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:279.e1-7. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and incident hip fracture in older adults
    Jennifer S Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1876-83. 2010
    ..We sought to determine prospectively whether older men and women with subclinical hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism have an increased risk of hip fracture...
  11. doi request reprint Oophorectomy vs ovarian conservation with hysterectomy: cardiovascular disease, hip fracture, and cancer in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Vanessa L Jacoby
    Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:760-8. 2011
    ..Elective bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) is routinely performed with hysterectomy for benign conditions despite conflicting data on long-term outcomes...
  12. pmc Associations of serum sex hormone-binding globulin and sex hormone concentrations with hip fracture risk in postmenopausal women
    Jennifer S Lee
    Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition, and Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1796-803. 2008
    ..Endogenous estradiol, testosterone, and SHBG may influence the risk of hip fracture...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of physician practice style on medical charges
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:31-6. 1999
    ..There are differences in styles of care among primary care physicians. The purpose of our study was to determine whether differences in physician practice styles and patient health status generate different medical charges...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the utilization of health care services
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:147-52. 2000
    ..Studies have shown that women use more health care services than men. We used important independent variables, such as patient sociodemographics and health status, to investigate gender differences in the use and costs of these services...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physician practice style patterns with established patients: determinants and differences between family practice and general internal medicine residents
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    Fam Med 31:187-94. 1999
    ..This paper examines the practice style patterns of family practice and internal medicine residents for established patient visits...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differences between family physicians' and general internists' medical charges
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Med Care 37:78-82. 1999
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  17. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic factors and the assignment of do-not-resuscitate orders in patients with acute myocardial infarctions
    J A Garcia
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817 1498, USA
    Med Care 38:670-8. 2000
    ..This study examined the impact of sociodemographic and clinical factors, measured at the individual or ecological (zip code) level, on the assignment of do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of patient referrals by primary care residents to specialty care clinics
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Fam Med 33:203-9. 2001
    ..Physician referral patterns significantly impact costs, quality of care, and access to the health system. This paper examines factors predictive of patient referrals to specialists by primary care residents...
  19. doi request reprint Relationship between gallbladder surgery and ethnic admixture in African American and Hispanic American women
    Rami Nassir
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of California Davis, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:932-40. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether differences in admixture in African American and Hispanic American adult women are associated with differences in gallbladder surgery...
  20. pmc Insomnia did not predict incident hypertension in older adults in the cardiovascular health study
    Barbara Phillips
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA
    Sleep 32:65-72. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze insomnia complaints as predictors of incident hypertension in the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS), stratifying by gender and allowing for race and sleep variable interaction...
  21. pmc Cardiovascular disease is associated with greater incident dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate decline in the oldest old: the cardiovascular health study all stars study
    Jason L Sanders
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:421-6. 2010
    ..To describe cross-sectional and longitudinal associations with dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) and change in DHEAS with age...
  22. pmc Personality and medication non-adherence among older adults enrolled in a six-year trial
    Anthony Jerant
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 16:151-69. 2011
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  23. pmc Comparison of primary care resident physicians' practice styles during initial and return patient visits
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:495-8. 1999
    ..These physicians' practice style differences between initial and return patient visits suggest that physician-patient familiarity affects what happens during the medical interview...
  24. ncbi request reprint Patient gender differences in the diagnosis of depression in primary care
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 10:689-98. 2001
    ..Clinic use and BDI scores were found to be important correlates of the diagnosis of depression. There was some evidence of possible gender bias in the diagnosis of depression...
  25. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and risk for hip fractures
    Jane A Cauley
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, 130 DeSoto Street, Crabtree A524, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:242-50. 2008
    ..The relationship between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH) vitamin D] concentration and hip fractures is unclear...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea and markers of vascular endothelial function in a large community sample of older adults
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2397, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:354-60. 2004
    ..Whether these relationships are entirely independent of obesity is unclear. This association might be one of the mechanisms explaining the relationship between sleep apnea, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of higher costs with symptoms and diagnosis of depression
    Edward J Callahan
    Center for Health Service Research in Primary Care and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:540-4. 2002
    ..We examined the relationships among depressive symptoms, physician diagnosis of depression, and charges for care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing is not associated with the presence of retinal microvascular abnormalities: the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Lori L Boland
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Sleep 27:467-73. 2004
    ..We examined the relation between SDB and retinal microvascular abnormalities...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and white matter disease in the brainstem in older adults
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sleep 27:474-9. 2004
    ..To examine whether sleep-disordered breathing is associated with white matter disease in the brainstem...
  30. ncbi request reprint Re: Short-interval follow-up mammography: are we doing the right thing?
    Shagufta Yasmeen
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1175-6. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Frequency and predictive value of a mammographic recommendation for short-interval follow-up
    Shagufta Yasmeen
    University of California, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Internal Medicine, Davis, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:429-36. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and sleep-disordered breathing
    Eyal Shahar
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1186-92. 2003
    ..36; 95% confidence interval, 0.21 to 0.60). If the observed associations are causal, hormone replacement therapy could have a role in preventing or alleviating sleep-disordered breathing...
  33. ncbi request reprint Incidence of cardiovascular disease in older Americans: the cardiovascular health study
    Alice M Arnold
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:211-8. 2005
    ..To estimate incidence rates of major cardiovascular disease (CVD) in older Americans...
  34. ncbi request reprint Age-dependent associations between sleep-disordered breathing and hypertension: importance of discriminating between systolic/diastolic hypertension and isolated systolic hypertension in the Sleep Heart Health Study
    Donald C Haas
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 111:614-21. 2005
    ..Prior investigations may have underestimated an association between SDB and systolic/diastolic hypertension in the elderly by categorizing individuals with ISH as simply hypertensive...
  35. ncbi request reprint 10-year follow-up of subclinical cardiovascular disease and risk of coronary heart disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Lewis H Kuller
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:71-8. 2006
    ..The incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) is very high among individuals 65 years or older...
  36. pmc Occupational disease and workers' compensation: coverage, costs, and consequences
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, TB 168, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Milbank Q 82:689-721. 2004
    ..Designing policies to reduce the cost shifting and its associated inefficiency will be challenging...
  37. pmc Barriers to health care access among the elderly and who perceives them
    Annette L Fitzpatrick
    CHS Coordinating Center, Building 29, Suite 310, University of Washington, 6200 NE 74th Street, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1788-94. 2004
    ..We evaluated self-perceived access to health care in a cohort of Medicare beneficiaries...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of conjugated equine estrogen on risk of fractures and BMD in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: results from the women's health initiative randomized trial
    Rebecca D Jackson
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:817-28. 2006
    ..The fracture reduction at the hip did not differ appreciably among risk strata. These data do not support overall benefit over risk, even in women at highest risk for fracture...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of aryl hydrocarbon receptor-mediated early life stage toxicity on lake trout populations in Lake Ontario during the 20th century
    Philip M Cook
    Mid Continent Ecology Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, 6201 Congdon Boulevard, Duluth, Minnesota 55804, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:3864-77. 2003
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Research Grants1

  1. SLEEP HEART HEALTH STUDY
    John Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Accomplishing these goals will provide important information concerning the public health impact of SDB ..