Michael Hendryx

Summary

Affiliation: West Virginia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Higher coronary heart disease and heart attack morbidity in Appalachian coal mining regions
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, One Medical Center Drive, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Prev Med 49:355-9. 2009
  2. pmc Association between six environmental chemicals and lung cancer incidence in the United States
    Juhua Luo
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2011:463701. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Effects of a cost-sharing policy on disenrollment from a state health insurance program
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 27:671-86. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Personal and family health in rural areas of Kentucky with and without mountaintop coal mining
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Leadership, School of Public Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 29:s79-88. 2013
  5. pmc Improving the environmental quality component of the County Health Rankings model
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:727-32. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Cancer hospitalizations in rural-urban areas in relation to carcinogenic discharges from Toxics Release Inventory facilities
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 23:155-69. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Adult tooth loss for residents of US coal mining and Appalachian counties
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:488-97. 2012
  8. pmc Permitted water pollution discharges and population cancer and non-cancer mortality: toxicity weights and upstream discharge effects in US rural-urban areas
    Michael Hendryx
    West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 11:9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Self-reported cancer rates in two rural areas of West Virginia with and without mountaintop coal mining
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Community Health 37:320-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Pollution sources and mortality rates across rural-urban areas in the United States
    Michael Hendryx
    West Virginia Rural Health Research Center, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 26:383-91. 2010

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Higher coronary heart disease and heart attack morbidity in Appalachian coal mining regions
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, One Medical Center Drive, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Prev Med 49:355-9. 2009
    ..S. 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey data (N=235,783) to test whether self-reported cardiovascular disease rates are higher in Appalachian coal mining counties compared to other counties after control for other risks...
  2. pmc Association between six environmental chemicals and lung cancer incidence in the United States
    Juhua Luo
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2011:463701. 2011
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  3. doi request reprint Effects of a cost-sharing policy on disenrollment from a state health insurance program
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 27:671-86. 2012
    ..Most enrollees stayed enrolled despite the cost sharing increases, and persons who did disenroll left for a variety of reasons, only one of which was cost. Implications for state health insurance policies are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Personal and family health in rural areas of Kentucky with and without mountaintop coal mining
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Leadership, School of Public Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 29:s79-88. 2013
    ..Mountaintop mining areas are characterized by severe economic disadvantage and by mining-related environmental hazards...
  5. pmc Improving the environmental quality component of the County Health Rankings model
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:727-32. 2013
    ..We examined the association between environmental quality measures and health outcomes by using the County Health Rankings data, and tested whether a revised environmental quality measure for 1 state could improve the models...
  6. doi request reprint Cancer hospitalizations in rural-urban areas in relation to carcinogenic discharges from Toxics Release Inventory facilities
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 23:155-69. 2013
    ..Future research may strive to move beyond ecological designs to examine cancer risks from TRI releases to better our understanding of cancer etiology and to establish appropriate environmental safeguards as indicated by the evidence...
  7. doi request reprint Adult tooth loss for residents of US coal mining and Appalachian counties
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:488-97. 2012
    ..The authors compared rates of tooth loss between adult residents of Appalachian coal-mining areas and other areas of the nation before and after control for covariate risks...
  8. pmc Permitted water pollution discharges and population cancer and non-cancer mortality: toxicity weights and upstream discharge effects in US rural-urban areas
    Michael Hendryx
    West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 11:9. 2012
    ..Spatial analyses were conducted by applying geographically weighted regression to examine the geographic relationships between releases and mortality...
  9. doi request reprint Self-reported cancer rates in two rural areas of West Virginia with and without mountaintop coal mining
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Community Health 37:320-7. 2012
    ..03, 95% confidence interval = 1.32-3.13). Mountaintop mining is linked to increased community cancer risk. Efforts to reduce cancer and other health disparities in Appalachia must focus on mountaintop mining portions of the region...
  10. doi request reprint Pollution sources and mortality rates across rural-urban areas in the United States
    Michael Hendryx
    West Virginia Rural Health Research Center, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 26:383-91. 2010
    ..To conduct an assessment of rural environmental pollution sources and associated population mortality rates...
  11. doi request reprint Environmental carcinogen releases and lung cancer mortality in rural-urban areas of the United States
    Juhua Luo
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 27:342-9. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The relationship between toxics release inventory discharges and mortality rates in rural and urban areas of the United States
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 27:358-66. 2011
    ..The current study examines whether chemical releases from facilities monitored through the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program are associated with population mortality rates for both rural and urban populations...
  13. ncbi request reprint A geographical information system-based analysis of cancer mortality and population exposure to coal mining activities in West Virginia, United States of America
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Geospat Health 4:243-56. 2010
    ..Further confirmation of observed phenomena is necessary with person-level studies, but the results add to the body of evidence that coal mining poses environmental risks to population health in West Virginia...
  14. doi request reprint The distribution and frequency of seclusion and/or restraint among psychiatric inpatients
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 37:272-81. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint Mental health professional shortage areas in rural Appalachia
    Michael Hendryx
    Institute for Health Policy Research, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 24:179-82. 2008
    ..Research on health disparities in Appalachia has rarely compared Appalachia to other geographic areas in such a way as to isolate possible Appalachian effects...
  16. pmc Relations between health indicators and residential proximity to coal mining in West Virginia
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, One Medical Center Dr, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:669-71. 2008
    ..Research is recommended to ascertain the mechanisms, magnitude, and consequences of a community coal-mining exposure effect...
  17. ncbi request reprint State mental health funding and mental health system performance
    Michael Hendryx
    Institute for Health Policy Research, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 11:17-25. 2008
    ..The evaluation of state mental health system performance is a priority to funders, service providers and clients...
  18. doi request reprint Mortality from heart, respiratory, and kidney disease in coal mining areas of Appalachia
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, Institute for Health Policy Research, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:243-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether population mortality rates from heart, respiratory and kidney disease were higher as a function of levels of Appalachian coal mining after control for other disease risk factors...
  19. pmc Social support, activities, and recovery from serious mental illness: STARS study findings
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, Institute for Health Policy Research, West Virginia University, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:320-9. 2009
    ..The results suggest that both social support and activities may promote recovery, and that for persons with poor social support, engagement in a variety of individualized activities may be particularly beneficial...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization patterns associated with Appalachian coal mining
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Research, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:2064-70. 2007
    ..Exposure to particulates or other pollutants generated by coal mining activities may be linked to increased risk of COPD and hypertension hospitalizations. Limitations in the data likely result in an underestimate of associations...
  21. pmc Mortality in Appalachian coal mining regions: the value of statistical life lost
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, Institute for Health Policy Research, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:541-50. 2009
    ..We examined elevated mortality rates in Appalachian coal mining areas for 1979-2005, and estimated the corresponding value of statistical life (VSL) lost relative to the economic benefits of the coal mining industry...
  22. doi request reprint Lung cancer mortality is elevated in coal-mining areas of Appalachia
    Michael Hendryx
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, United States
    Lung Cancer 62:1-7. 2008
    ..The set of socioeconomic and health inequalities characteristic of coal-mining areas of Appalachia highlights the need to develop more diverse, alternative local economies...
  23. pmc Health-related quality of life among central Appalachian residents in mountaintop mining counties
    Keith J Zullig
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 26506 9190, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:848-53. 2011
    ..We examined the health-related quality of life of residents in mountaintop mining counties of Appalachia using the 2006 national Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System...
  24. pmc A comparative analysis of health-related quality of life for residents of U.S. counties with and without coal mining
    Keith J Zullig
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:548-55. 2010
    ..We compared health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in mining and non-mining counties in and out of Appalachia using the 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey...
  25. doi request reprint Chronic cardiovascular disease mortality in mountaintop mining areas of central Appalachian states
    Laura Esch
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 27:350-7. 2011
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  26. ncbi request reprint Air pollution particulate matter collected from an Appalachian mountaintop mining site induces microvascular dysfunction
    Travis L Knuckles
    Center for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Microcirculation 20:158-69. 2013
    ..Cardiovascular consequences following inhalation of PM(MTM) are unclear, but must be identified to establish causal effects...
  27. pmc Identifying patients with hypertension: a case for auditing electronic health record data
    Adam Baus
    Office of Health Services Research, West Virginia University, Department of Community Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Perspect Health Inf Manag 9:1e. 2012
    ..Further, we find a statistically significant increase in potential cases based on the last two or more blood pressure readings greater than or equal to 140/90 mm Hg (mean = 1,353.9, 95% CI 1,329.9-1,377.9)...
  28. doi request reprint Electronic patient registries improve diabetes care and clinical outcomes in rural community health centers
    Cecil Pollard
    Office of Health Services Research, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W VA 26506 9190, USA
    J Rural Health 25:77-84. 2009
    ..The level of basic registry utilization sufficient for positive change is unknown...
  29. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric particulate matter size distribution and concentration in West Virginia coal mining and non-mining areas
    Laura M Kurth
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 24:405-11. 2014
    ..Number concentrations in the mining areas were comparable to a previously documented urban area where number concentration was associated with respiratory and cardiovascular disease. ..
  30. pmc Online consumer surveys as a methodology for assessing the quality of the United States health care system
    Christina Bethell
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Med Internet Res 6:e2. 2004
    ..These new information technologies also permit efficient, real-time assessment in such areas as health status, access to care, and other aspects of the care experience that impact health outcomes...
  31. doi request reprint Avoidable hospitalizations for diabetes: comorbidity risks
    Melissa M Ahern
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Washington State University, WA 99210, USA
    Dis Manag 10:347-55. 2007
    ..3 billion. Recommendations are made for how disease management programs for diabetes could incorporate treatment for comorbid conditions to reduce hospitalization risk...