Affiliation: Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit
- Knowledge, behavior, and fears concerning breast and cervical cancer among older low-income Mexican-American womenL Suarez
Texas Department of Health, Austin, USA
Am J Prev Med 13:137-42. 1997..We documented the knowledge and fears concerning cancer of an older population of Mexican-American women and how these factors relate to screening behavior and sociodemographic characteristics...
- Why a peer intervention program for Mexican-American women failed to modify the secular trend in cancer screeningL Suarez
Texas Cancer Registry, Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756 3199, USA
Am J Prev Med 13:411-7. 1997..We evaluated an intervention program for Mexican-American women to increase Pap smear and mammography screening...
- Neural tube defects among Mexican Americans living on the US-Mexico border: effects of folic acid and dietary folateL Suarez
Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756, USA
Am J Epidemiol 152:1017-23. 2000..73; 95% CI: 0.31, 1.72). The fact that the primary folic acid exposure was in the form of dietary polyglutamates rather than the more easily absorbed supplemental monoglutamates may explain an apparent decreased effect in this population...
- Texas physician immunization practicesR A Roche
Associateship for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756, USA
Med Care 38:686-92. 2000..We report on a survey measuring the immunization knowledge and practice of Texas pediatricians, family practitioners, and general practitioners...
- Effects of hyperinsulinemia and obesity on risk of neural tube defects among Mexican AmericansK A Hendricks
Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, Texas Department of Health, Austin 78756, USA
Epidemiology 12:630-5. 2001..45, 95% CI = 0.84-2.51). Hyperinsulinemia is a strong risk factor for neural tube defects and may be the driving force for the observed risk in obese women...