Matthew Lee Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Correlates of high school freshman girls' reported reasons for engaging in sexual intercourse
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, 330 River Road, 315 Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30602 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843
    J Sch Health 84:363-9. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in quality of life indicators among Chronic Disease Self-Management Program participants: an examination by race and ethnicity
    Matthew Lee Smith
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, 330 River Road, 315 Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:182-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Older adults' participation in a community-based falls prevention exercise program: relationships between the EASY tool, program attendance, and health outcomes
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, 330 River Road, 315 Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30302, USA
    Gerontologist 51:809-21. 2011
  4. pmc Utilization of screening mammography among middle-aged and older women
    Matthew Lee Smith
    College of Public Health, University of Georgia, 330 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6522, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1619-26. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Correlates of chronic disease and patient-provider discussions among middle-aged and older adult males: Implications for successful aging and sexuality
    Matthew Lee Smith
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, 330 Ramsey Center, 315 River Road, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Aging Male 15:115-23. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with tobacco smoking practices among middle-aged and older women in Texas
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, The University of Georgia College of Public Health, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Women Aging 24:3-22. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Falls efficacy among older adults enrolled in an evidence-based program to reduce fall-related risk: sustainability of individual benefits over time
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, The University of Georgia College of Public Health, Athens 30602, USA
    Fam Community Health 35:256-63. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The longitudinal effects of behavioral, health, and socio-demographic factors on body mass index among older Chinese adults
    Sangnam Ahn
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Int J Public Health 57:269-77. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Successes of a national study of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: meeting the triple aim of health care reform
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX Division of Health Systems Management and Policy, School of Public Health, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA National Council on Aging, Washington, DC
    Med Care 51:992-8. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Bridging research and policy to address childhood obesity among border Hispanics: a pilot study
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78503, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:S208-14. 2013

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Correlates of high school freshman girls' reported reasons for engaging in sexual intercourse
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, 330 River Road, 315 Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30602 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843
    J Sch Health 84:363-9. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in quality of life indicators among Chronic Disease Self-Management Program participants: an examination by race and ethnicity
    Matthew Lee Smith
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, 330 River Road, 315 Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:182-8. 2013
    ..To assess changes in self-reported quality of life indicators among Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) participants from baseline to 6-month followup and compare observed changes by racial and ethnic group...
  3. doi request reprint Older adults' participation in a community-based falls prevention exercise program: relationships between the EASY tool, program attendance, and health outcomes
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, 330 River Road, 315 Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30302, USA
    Gerontologist 51:809-21. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Utilization of screening mammography among middle-aged and older women
    Matthew Lee Smith
    College of Public Health, University of Georgia, 330 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6522, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1619-26. 2011
    ..This study examines patterns of screening mammogram use, investigating the relationship of screening with demographic, health status, and healthcare factors...
  5. doi request reprint Correlates of chronic disease and patient-provider discussions among middle-aged and older adult males: Implications for successful aging and sexuality
    Matthew Lee Smith
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, 330 Ramsey Center, 315 River Road, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Aging Male 15:115-23. 2012
    ..The present study explored this issue using 2010 National Social Life, Health and Aging Project data for males age 57 years and older (n = 1011)...
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with tobacco smoking practices among middle-aged and older women in Texas
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, The University of Georgia College of Public Health, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Women Aging 24:3-22. 2012
    ..Mental health and smoking are interrelated, indicating the need for addressing depression in smoking-cessation efforts for aging women...
  7. doi request reprint Falls efficacy among older adults enrolled in an evidence-based program to reduce fall-related risk: sustainability of individual benefits over time
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, The University of Georgia College of Public Health, Athens 30602, USA
    Fam Community Health 35:256-63. 2012
    ..Falls Efficacy Scale and individual item scores significantly increased from baseline to postintervention. While most efficacy-related scores tapered after postintervention, all changes remained significant at 6-month follow-up...
  8. doi request reprint The longitudinal effects of behavioral, health, and socio-demographic factors on body mass index among older Chinese adults
    Sangnam Ahn
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Int J Public Health 57:269-77. 2012
    ..To examine the effects of behavioral, health, and socio-demographic factors on being overweight or obese among older Chinese adults...
  9. doi request reprint Successes of a national study of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: meeting the triple aim of health care reform
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX Division of Health Systems Management and Policy, School of Public Health, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA National Council on Aging, Washington, DC
    Med Care 51:992-8. 2013
    ..Evidence-based self-management strategies are recognized as central to managing a variety of chronic diseases by improving the medical, emotional, and social role management demands of chronic conditions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bridging research and policy to address childhood obesity among border Hispanics: a pilot study
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78503, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:S208-14. 2013
    ..Although national guidelines recommend using environmental and policy approaches to address this public health issue, the majority of Mexican-American children do not meet physical activity recommendations...
  11. doi request reprint Personal and cultural influences on diabetes self-care behaviors among older Hispanics born in the U.S. and Mexico
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, TX, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:1052-62. 2012
    ..Although acculturation influenced only PA and no other behaviors, personal and cultural factors require further investigation to design diabetes management strategies for Hispanic seniors at the border region...
  12. doi request reprint Variations in body mass index among older Americans: the roles of social and lifestyle factors
    Sangnam Ahn
    Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, USA
    J Aging Health 23:347-66. 2011
    ..To investigate the correlates of body mass index (BMI) among a national sample of older adults in the United States...
  13. doi request reprint National study of chronic disease self-management: six-month outcome findings
    Marcia G Ory
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA
    J Aging Health 25:1258-74. 2013
    ..To investigate how the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) changes health outcomes, lifestyle behaviors, and health care service utilization over a 6 month period...
  14. ncbi request reprint College students' perceived disease risk versus actual prevalence rates
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:96-106. 2012
    ..To compare college students' perceived disease risk with disease prevalence rates...
  15. doi request reprint Advanced practice nurses and program evaluation: can solicitation of an e-mail address lead to longitudinal selection bias?
    Justin B Dickerson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA
    Contemp Nurse 41:169-76. 2012
    ..To identify if survey respondents providing an e-mail address for program evaluation represent a risk of longitudinal selection bias...
  16. doi request reprint Older women in a state-wide, evidence-based falls prevention program: who enrolls and what benefits are obtained?
    Matthew Lee Smith
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, 77843, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:427-34. 2010
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  17. pmc The utility of rural and underserved designations in geospatial assessments of distance traveled to healthcare services: implications for public health research and practice
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, The University of Georgia, 330 River Road, 315 Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2013:960157. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Correlates of volunteering among aging Texans: the roles of health indicators, spirituality, and social engagement
    Sangnam Ahn
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Maturitas 69:257-62. 2011
    ..This study aimed to identify participant characteristics associated with volunteering among older adults...
  19. doi request reprint BMI and lifestyle changes as correlates to changes in self-reported diagnosis of hypertension among older Chinese adults
    Sangnam Ahn
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 5:21-30. 2011
    ..Study findings provided partial support for the nutrition transition theory whereby changing demographics and lifestyle factors were associated with increases in incident hypertension...
  20. doi request reprint Residential rurality and oral health disparities: influences of contextual and individual factors
    Sangnam Ahn
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    J Prim Prev 32:29-41. 2011
    ..The study findings suggest that oral health disparities persist for people in rural areas, and improving oral health status is strongly related to better access to oral health care and improved lifestyles in both rural and urban areas...
  21. doi request reprint Perceived risk of developing diabetes in early adulthood: beliefs about inherited and behavioral risk factors across the life course
    Justin B Dickerson
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Health Psychol 17:285-96. 2012
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  22. pmc The association of physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and body mass index classification in a cross-sectional analysis: are the effects homogenous?
    Justin B Dickerson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:926. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if PA and sedentary behaviors have the same effect on individuals of all BMI classifications...
  23. doi request reprint Advanced practice nurses' perspectives on the use of health optimization strategies for managing chronic disease among older adults in different care settings: pushing the boundaries of self-management programs
    Justin B Dickerson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 32:429-38. 2011
    ..17, confidence interval = 1.78-14.99, P = .002). Educational and organizational interventions are recommended to disseminate further HOPs for chronic disease in nursing home settings as part of an overall health optimization strategy...
  24. pmc Factors influencing health care utilization in older Hispanics with diabetes along the Texas-Mexico border
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, McAllen Campus, Texas A and M Health Science Center, McAllen, Texas 78503, USA
    Popul Health Manag 15:149-56. 2012
    ..Adequate health care access can decrease or delay the onset of diabetes complications in older Hispanics with type 2 diabetes who live along the US-Mexico border...
  25. doi request reprint Quality of primary care processes for individuals with chronic diseases associated with the metabolic syndrome: a comparative study
    Justin B Dickerson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:370-8. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint Correlates of family health history discussions between college students and physicians: does family cancer history make a difference?
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    J Prim Prev 32:311-22. 2011
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  27. ncbi request reprint Abstinence-related word associations and definitions of abstinence and virginity among missouri high school freshmen
    Kelly L Wilson
    Associate Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843
    J Sch Health 83:787-94. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Disparity of risk-adjusted inpatient outcomes among African American and white patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
    Justin B Dickerson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Popul Health Manag 15:201-6. 2012
    ..71, 95% CI=0.57-0.88, P=0.002). African Americans with pneumonia experience inequitable inpatient pneumonia-related outcomes relative to whites. Hospital interventions addressing equity are needed...
  29. doi request reprint Transformation of a rural community for active living
    Matthew Lee Smith
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:163-72. 2011
    ..This article reports the lessons learned by the Martinsville-Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness and Activate initiative as a rural model for active living and provides recommendations for other rural communities...
  30. pmc Can an Internet-based health risk assessment highlight problems of heart disease risk factor awareness? A cross-sectional analysis
    Justin B Dickerson
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, United States
    J Med Internet Res 16:e106. 2014
    ..The use of such instruments to improve adults' risk factor awareness and concordance with clinically measured risk factor values could be an opportunity to advance public health knowledge and build effective interventions...
  31. pmc A qualitative case study examining intervention tailoring for minorities
    Nelda Mier
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, McAllen Campus, Texas A and M Health Science Center, 2101 S McColl Rd McAllen, TX 78572, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:822-32. 2010
    ..To explore issues of intervention tailoring for ethnic minorities based on information and experiences shared by researchers affiliated with the Health Maintenance Consortium (HMC)...
  32. pmc Disparities of food availability and affordability within convenience stores in Bexar County, Texas
    Matthew Lee Smith
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, The University of Georgia, 330 River Road, 315 Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2013:782756. 2013
    ..Convenience stores can play an important role to positively shape a community's food environment by stocking healthier foods at affordable prices. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Factor structure and psychometrics of the Adolescent Health Risk Behavior survey instrument
    Matthew Lee Smith
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:328-39. 2010
    ..To explore the factor structure and psychometric properties of data collected with the Adolescent Health Risk Behavior Survey (AHRBS) instrument...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increasing uptake of Gardasil among American adolescents: comparisons with the history of Hepatitis B vaccination
    Justin B Dickerson
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, College Station, TX, USA
    Hum Vaccin 7:211-9. 2011
    ..This paper identifies differences in the uptake rate of Gardasil and contrasts Gardasil uptake rate with the history of Hepatitis B vaccination...
  35. pmc Implementing and disseminating an evidence-based program to prevent falls in older adults, Texas, 2007-2009
    Marcia G Ory
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A130. 2010
    ..Falls are a public health problem for the growing population of older adults. We describe a statewide effort to implement and disseminate A Matter of Balance/Volunteer Lay Leader model, an evidence-based fall-prevention program...
  36. pmc Geographic variations in access and utilization of cancer screening services: examining disparities among American Indian and Alaska Native Elders
    Samuel D Towne
    1266 TAMU, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 13:18. 2014
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