Affiliation: New York University
- Organization and delivery of primary health care services in Petrópolis, BrazilJames Macinko
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, NY, NY 10012 1172, USA
Int J Health Plann Manage 19:303-17. 2004..The methodology could be used to set objectives and monitor progress towards improving the organization and delivery of primary care in Petrópolis and elsewhere...
- Access to, use of and satisfaction with health services among adults enrolled in Brazil's Family Health Strategy: evidence from the 2008 National Household SurveyJames Macinko
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, New York, NY, USA
Trop Med Int Health 17:36-42. 2012..To assess the effects of participation in Brazil's primary healthcare programme (the Family Health Strategy or FHS) on access, use and satisfaction with health services among adults...
- Horizontal equity in health care utilization in Brazil, 1998-2008James Macinko
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, 411 Lafayette Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
Int J Equity Health 11:33. 2012..This study assesses trends in horizontal equity in the utilization of healthcare services from 1998 to 2008--a period of major economic and social change in Brazil...
- [Renewing primary health care in the Americas]James Macinko
Departamento de Nutricion, Estudios de la Alimentación y Salud Pública, Universidad de Nueva York, Nueva York, Estados Unidos de América
Rev Panam Salud Publica 21:73-84. 2007..This document explains the strategies that must be employed at the national, subregional, Regional, and global levels...
- Predictors of 10-year hospital use in a community-dwelling population of Brazilian elderly: the Bambuí Cohort Study of AgingJames Macinko
New York University, New York 10012, USA
Cad Saude Publica 27:S336-44. 2011..Underweight was a predictor of any hospitalization, while obesity was an inconsistent predictor of hospitalization...
- Going to scale with community-based primary care: an analysis of the family health program and infant mortality in Brazil, 1999-2004James Macinko
University of Pennsylvania, RWJF Health and Society Scholars program, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Soc Sci Med 65:2070-80. 2007..05). PSF program coverage was not associated with neonatal mortality rates. Lessons learned from the Brazilian experience may be helpful as other countries consider adopting community-based primary care approaches...
- The influence of primary care and hospital supply on ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations among adults in Brazil, 1999-2007James Macinko
Department of Nutrition, FoodStudies, and Public Health at New York University, NewYork, NY 10012 1172, USA
Am J Public Health 101:1963-70. 2011..We assessed the influence of changes in primary care and hospital supply on rates of ambulatory care-sensitive (ACS) hospitalizations among adults in Brazil...
- Evaluation of the impact of the Family Health Program on infant mortality in Brazil, 1990-2002James Macinko
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University, New York, NY 10012 1172, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 60:13-9. 2006..To use publicly available secondary data to assess the impact of Brazil's Family Health Program on state level infant mortality rates (IMR) during the 1990s...
- The impact of primary healthcare on population health in low- and middle-income countriesJames Macinko
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University, New York, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 32:150-71. 2009....
- Who experiences discrimination in Brazil? Evidence from a large metropolitan regionJames Macinko
Dept, of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, New York, USA
Int J Equity Health 11:80. 2012..In this study, we explore the prevalence and correlates of perceived discrimination in a large, multiracial Brazilian metropolitan area...
- Major expansion of primary care in Brazil linked to decline in unnecessary hospitalizationJames Macinko
Public Health and Health Policy, New York University, New York City, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2149-60. 2010..These results suggest that the Family Health Program has improved health system performance in Brazil by reducing the number of potentially avoidable hospitalizations...
- A rapid assessment methodology for the evaluation of primary care organization and performance in BrazilJames Macinko
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
Health Policy Plan 22:167-77. 2007..The aim is to demonstrate the validity of the methodology and its potential use in measuring and improving district-level primary care services in developing countries...
- Primary care and avoidable hospitalizations: evidence from BrazilFrederico Guanais
Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brasilia, Brazil
J Ambul Care Manage 32:115-22. 2009..Program coverage may have contributed to an estimated 126 000 fewer hospitalizations between 1999 and 2002, corresponding to potential savings of 63 million US dollars...
- The health effects of decentralizing primary care in BrazilFrederico C Guanais
Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brasilia, Brazil
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1127-35. 2009..We explore questions surrounding decentralization using the example of infant mortality in Brazil. Our study of two programs identified positive effects on health outcomes in the context of infant mortality...
- Over-the-counter sales of out-of-state and counterfeit tax stamp cigarettes in New York CityDiana Silver
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University, New York, New York, USA
Tob Control 25:584-6. 2016..New York City (NYC) has strict minimum cigarette price and tax stamp laws, but evidence regarding the extent of evasion of such laws in over-the-counter sales is scarce...
- Retailer compliance with tobacco control laws in New York City before and after raising the minimum legal purchase age to 21Diana Silver
College of Global Public Health, New York University, New York, New York, USA
Tob Control . 2015..However, retailer compliance with these regulations is unknown...
- Detecting causality in policy diffusion processesCarsten Grabow
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, New York University, Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA
Chaos 26:083113. 2016..This study puts forward a data-driven toolbox to explain the determinants of legal activity applicable to political science, across dynamical systems, information theory, and complex networks. ..
- Temporal trends in motor vehicle fatalities in the United States, 1968 to 2010 - a joinpoint regression analysisPriti Bandi
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University, 411 Lafayette St, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10003, USA
Inj Epidemiol 2:4. 2015....
- Changes in health care inequity in Brazil between 2008 and 2013Pricila Mullachery
College of Global Public Health, New York University, 411 Lafayette Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10003, USA
Int J Equity Health 15:140. 2016..This study measured predictors of health care utilization and changes in horizontal inequity between 2008 and 2013...
- Neighborhoods and obesityJennifer L Black
New York University, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York, NY 10012, USA
Nutr Rev 66:2-20. 2008..Theoretical explanations for neighborhood-obesity effects and recommendations for strengthening the literature are presented...
- Primary care, income inequality, and stroke mortality in the United States: a longitudinal analysis, 1985-1995Leiyu Shi
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 409, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Stroke 34:1958-64. 2003..The goal of this study was to test whether primary care reduces the impact of income inequality on stroke mortality...
- Primary care, social inequalities, and all-cause, heart disease, and cancer mortality in US counties, 1990Leiyu Shi
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 406, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Public Health 95:674-80. 2005..We tested the association between the availability of primary care and income inequality on several categories of mortality in US counties...
- The contribution of primary care systems to health outcomes within Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, 1970-1998James Macinko
Department of Health Administration and Planning, National School of Public Health Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Health Serv Res 38:831-65. 2003..To assess the contribution of primary care systems to a variety of health outcomes in 18 wealthy Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries over three decades...
- Contribution of primary care to health systems and healthBarbara Starfield
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
- Reductions in firearm-related mortality and hospitalizations in Brazil after gun controlMaria de Fátima Marinho de Souza
Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:575-84. 2007..The estimated impact of these measures, if they prove causal, could be as much as 5,563 firearm-related deaths averted in 2004 alone...
- Quantifying the health benefits of primary care physician supply in the United StatesJames Macinko
RWJ Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylavnia, Philadelphia 19104 6218, USA
Int J Health Serv 37:111-26. 2007..Pooled results for all-cause mortality suggest that an increase of one primary care physician per 10,000 population was associated with an average mortality reduction of 5.3 percent, or 49 per 100,000 per year...
- The relationship between primary care, income inequality, and mortality in US States, 1980-1995Leiyu Shi
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 16:412-22. 2003....
- Reducing firearm injury: lessons from BrazilJames Macinko
LDI Issue Brief 12:1-4. 2007..S. This Issue Brief analyzes recent gun legislation and other violence reduction policies in Brazil and their effects on firearm violence...
- Primary care, race, and mortality in US statesLeiyu Shi
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
Soc Sci Med 61:65-75. 2005..The study provides evidence that primary care resources are associated with population health and could aid in reducing socioeconomic disparities in health...