J B McKinlay

Summary

Affiliation: New England Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An additional cause of health care disparities: the variable clinical decisions of primary care doctors
    John McKinlay
    Health Services and Disparities Research, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:664-73. 2013
  2. doi request reprint From cottage industry to a dominant mode of primary care: stages in the diffusion of a health care innovation (retail clinics)
    John B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Institute for Health Services and Disparities Research, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:1134-41. 2012
  3. pmc Do doctors contribute to the social patterning of disease? The case of race/ethnic disparities in diabetes mellitus
    John B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:176-93. 2012
  4. pmc Lean mass, muscle strength, and physical function in a diverse population of men: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:508. 2010
  5. pmc Country differences in the diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease - a comparison between the US, the UK and Germany
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:198. 2008
  6. pmc Sources of variation in physician adherence with clinical guidelines: results from a factorial experiment
    J B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:289-96. 2007
  7. pmc Measuring the urologic iceberg: design and implementation of the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    John B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:389-96. 2007
  8. pmc When there is no doctor: reasons for the disappearance of primary care physicians in the US during the early 21st century
    John McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:1481-91. 2008
  9. pmc Nonmedical influences on medical decision making: an experimental technique using videotapes, factorial design, and survey sampling
    H A Feldman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02172, USA
    Health Serv Res 32:343-66. 1997
  10. doi request reprint The relationship of common medical conditions and medication use with symptoms of painful bladder syndrome: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 180:593-8. 2008

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Publications115 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc An additional cause of health care disparities: the variable clinical decisions of primary care doctors
    John McKinlay
    Health Services and Disparities Research, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:664-73. 2013
    ..This study was designed to examine the influence of patient, provider and organizational factors on the diagnosis and management of a major chronic disease - diabetes...
  2. doi request reprint From cottage industry to a dominant mode of primary care: stages in the diffusion of a health care innovation (retail clinics)
    John B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Institute for Health Services and Disparities Research, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:1134-41. 2012
    ..This case study identifies the sociopolitical influences and processes that determine whether health care innovations rise or fall, and highlights critically important points along the pathway to health system change...
  3. pmc Do doctors contribute to the social patterning of disease? The case of race/ethnic disparities in diabetes mellitus
    John B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 69:176-93. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Lean mass, muscle strength, and physical function in a diverse population of men: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:508. 2010
    ..The objective of this analysis is to examine racial/ethnic differences and racial/ethnic group-specific cross-sectional age differences in measures of muscle mass, muscle strength, and physical function among men...
  5. pmc Country differences in the diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease - a comparison between the US, the UK and Germany
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:198. 2008
    ..This non-medical determinant of medical decision-making was investigated in an international research project in the US, the UK and Germany...
  6. pmc Sources of variation in physician adherence with clinical guidelines: results from a factorial experiment
    J B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:289-96. 2007
    ..Few studies focus on provider level sources of variation in clinical decision making-for example, which primary care providers are likely to follow clinical guidelines, with which types of patient...
  7. pmc Measuring the urologic iceberg: design and implementation of the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    John B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:389-96. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc When there is no doctor: reasons for the disappearance of primary care physicians in the US during the early 21st century
    John McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:1481-91. 2008
    ..Some medical problems will still require a physician's attention, but this will be provided by specialists rather than by primary care doctors (general practitioners)...
  9. pmc Nonmedical influences on medical decision making: an experimental technique using videotapes, factorial design, and survey sampling
    H A Feldman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02172, USA
    Health Serv Res 32:343-66. 1997
    ..To study nonmedical influences on the doctor-patient interaction. A technique using simulated patients and "real" doctors is described...
  10. doi request reprint The relationship of common medical conditions and medication use with symptoms of painful bladder syndrome: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 180:593-8. 2008
    ..The etiology of painful bladder syndrome is currently unknown. We investigated the relationship between medical factors and symptoms suggestive of painful bladder syndrome in a population based random sample...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is there a relationship between sex hormones and erectile dysfunction? Results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Urol 176:2584-8. 2006
    ..Simultaneously, age related changes occur in male endocrine functioning. We examined the association between erectile dysfunction and total testosterone, bioavailable testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin and luteinizing hormone...
  12. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction and coronary risk factors: prospective results from the Massachusetts male aging study
    H A Feldman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, 02472, USA
    Prev Med 30:328-38. 2000
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  13. pmc Association of C-reactive protein and lower urinary tract symptoms in men and women: results from Boston Area Community Health survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 73:950-7. 2009
    ....
  14. pmc Relative contributions of multiple determinants to bone mineral density in men
    G R Chiu
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:2035-47. 2009
    ..Lean mass accounted for the most variance, with substantially less accounted for by demographic, strength, and health factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Do statins affect androgen levels in men? Results from the Boston area community health survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1587-94. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone mineral density among Hispanic men
    A B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:245-55. 2009
    ..We observed differences in vitamin D deficiency and low BMD between Hispanic ethnic subgroups that persisted with adjustment for risk factors. Our data indicate a substantial burden of low BMD and vitamin D deficiency among Hispanic men...
  17. ncbi request reprint Age trends in proximal femur geometry in men: variation by race and ethnicity
    T G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:277-87. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional analyses indicate greatest bone strength among black men, and greater age-related differences in bone strength among Hispanic men than other subjects at the narrow neck and intertrochanter regions of the proximal femur...
  18. pmc The relationship between body composition and bone mineral content: threshold effects in a racially and ethnically diverse group of men
    T G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:29-38. 2008
    ..The protective influence of increased weight appears to be driven by lean mass...
  19. ncbi request reprint A new surrogate variable for erectile dysfunction status in the Massachusetts male aging study
    K P Kleinman
    New England Research Institutes Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:71-8. 2000
    ..In the present article, we report the results of a new discriminant function, based on the MMAS men at follow-up. We also compare the two methods and discuss our reasons for preferring the internally calibrated method...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changes in sexual function in middle-aged and older men: longitudinal data from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1502-9. 2004
    ..To describe within-individual change in sexual function over a 9-year period and to determine whether the amount of change differs by age group...
  21. ncbi request reprint Normal, bound and nonbound testosterone levels in normally ageing men: results from the Massachusetts Male Ageing Study
    Beth A Mohr
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:64-73. 2005
    ..Using data from the Massachusetts Male Ageing Study (MMAS), we estimated age-specific, normal androgen levels for men aged 40-79 years while accounting for health status and behavioural factors known to influence hormone levels...
  22. ncbi request reprint Low sex hormone-binding globulin, total testosterone, and symptomatic androgen deficiency are associated with development of the metabolic syndrome in nonobese men
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:843-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine whether low serum sex hormone levels or clinical androgen deficiency (AD) predict the development of MetS...
  23. ncbi request reprint Physician variability and uncertainty in the management of breast cancer. Results from a factorial experiment
    J B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02172, USA
    Med Care 36:385-96. 1998
    ..The purpose of this research was to determine the influence of patient and physician characteristics on physicians' level of variability and certainty in breast cancer care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Low dehydroepiandrosterone and ischemic heart disease in middle-aged men: prospective results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    H A Feldman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:79-89. 2001
    ..Low serum DHEA was similarly predictive. These results confirm prior evidence that low DHEA and DHEAS can predict IHD in men...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relation between psychosocial risk factors and incident erectile dysfunction: prospective results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    A B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:533-41. 2000
    ..8 years later. The results suggest that new cases of ED are much more likely to occur among men who exhibit a submissive personality. The implications of these findings are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint The relationship between depressive symptoms and male erectile dysfunction: cross-sectional results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    A B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02172, USA
    Psychosom Med 60:458-65. 1998
    ..Our objectives are: a) to determine whether MED is associated with depressive symptoms and b) to determine whether this association is independent of aging and para-aging factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effect of changes in adiposity on testosterone levels in older men: longitudinal results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Beth A Mohr
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:443-52. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine whether changes in adiposity predict follow-up levels and rates of change in TT, FT and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) in men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Drug therapy and prevalence of erectile dysfunction in the Massachusetts Male Aging Study cohort
    C A Derby
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:676-83. 2001
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  29. ncbi request reprint Measurement of erectile dysfunction in population-based studies: the use of a single question self-assessment in the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    C A Derby
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02172, USA
    Int J Impot Res 12:197-204. 2000
    ..Thus, the MMAS single question may be a practical tool for population-based studies where detailed clinical measures of ED are impractical...
  30. ncbi request reprint The unexpected influence of physician attributes on clinical decisions: results of an experiment
    John B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 43:92-106. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of androgen deficiency in middle-aged and older men: estimates from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:5920-6. 2004
    ..3 per 1,000 person-years, and the rate increased significantly (P < 0.0001) with age. Based on these incidence data, we can expect approximately 481,000 new cases of androgen deficiency per year in U.S. men 40-69 yr old...
  32. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnic differences in bone mineral density in men
    A B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:943-53. 2007
    ..Black men exhibited higher BMD than Hispanic or White men. Age-related BMD decreases were greatest among Hispanic men. Results may help explain variation in hip fracture rates by race/ethnicity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Construction and field validation of a self-administered screener for testosterone deficiency (hypogonadism) in ageing men
    K W Smith
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 53:703-11. 2000
    ..67 in the clinic sample. The self-scored screener developed in this study reliably detects men at risk of hypogonadism. The screener encourages at risk men to seek professional evaluation of their testosterone levels...
  34. pmc Disparities in physicians' interpretations of heart disease symptoms by patient gender: results of a video vignette factorial experiment
    Nancy N Maserejian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1661-7. 2009
    ..Previous studies have documented the underdiagnosis of coronary heart disease (CHD) in women, but less is known about which alternate diagnoses take precedence and whether additional patient factors modify possible gender bias...
  35. pmc The effects of severity of urine leakage on quality of life in Hispanic, white, and black men and women: the Boston community health survey
    Sharon L Tennstedt
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Urology 75:27-33. 2010
    ..To investigate the relationship between the severity of urine leakage and quality of life (QOL) in men and women of different race/ethnicity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin, and frailty in older men
    Beth A Mohr
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:548-55. 2007
    ..To determine whether testosterone (T) levels are associated with frailty or its components...
  37. ncbi request reprint Age trends in the level of serum testosterone and other hormones in middle-aged men: longitudinal results from the Massachusetts male aging study
    Henry A Feldman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:589-98. 2002
    ..The paradoxical finding that longitudinal age trends were steeper than cross-sectional trends suggests that incident poor health may accelerate the age-related decline in androgen levels...
  38. pmc To boldly go
    J B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:25-33. 2000
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  39. pmc Erectile dysfunction and mortality
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Sex Med 6:2445-54. 2009
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) share pathophysiological mechanisms and often co-occur. Yet it is not known whether ED provides an early warning for increased CVD or other causes of mortality...
  40. pmc Frailty, serum androgens, and the CAG repeat polymorphism: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Thomas G Travison
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2746-54. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that (CAG)n would exhibit a modifying influence on the association between circulating total and calculated free testosterone (TT and FT) and physical frailty in aging men...
  41. pmc Prevalence and psychosocial correlates of symptoms suggestive of painful bladder syndrome: results from the Boston area community health survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 180:599-606. 2008
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  42. pmc Physician cognitive processing as a source of diagnostic and treatment disparities in coronary heart disease: results of a factorial priming experiment
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:16-29. 2010
    ..This finding suggests that physician appeals to perceived base rates have the potential to contribute to the further reification of socially constructed health statistics...
  43. doi request reprint Treatment of symptomatic androgen deficiency: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Nine Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02474, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1070-6. 2008
    ..We describe patterns and correlates of testosterone treatment in community-dwelling men...
  44. pmc Dietary macronutrient and energy intake and urinary incontinence in women
    Nancy N Maserejian
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1116-25. 2010
    ..0001). Results suggest that dietary changes, particularly decreasing saturated fat relative to polyunsaturated fat and decreasing total calories, could independently account for some of the benefits of weight loss in women with UI...
  45. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status, not race/ethnicity, contributes to variation in the prevalence of erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    J Sex Med 5:1325-33. 2008
    ..Few population-based studies have assessed variations in the burden of erectile dysfunction (ED) by race/ethnicity...
  46. pmc Correlations between serum testosterone, estradiol, and sex hormone-binding globulin and bone mineral density in a diverse sample of men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2135-41. 2008
    ..However, most studies have been conducted in homogenous populations, and it is not known whether differences in hormones impact racial and ethnic differences in BMD...
  47. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of sexual activity and function in women: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:514-27. 2009
    ..In terms of psychosocial factors, depression, sexual and physical abuse in adulthood, global mental health functioning, and alcohol were associated with sexual problems, with variation across racial/ethnic groups...
  48. doi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for urine leakage in a racially and ethnically diverse population of adults: the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Sharon L Tennstedt
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:390-9. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that types of and risk factors for urine leakage vary by gender and racial/ethnic group...
  49. ncbi request reprint Intraindividual variation in levels of serum testosterone and other reproductive and adrenal hormones in men
    Donald J Brambilla
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:853-62. 2007
    ..However, reliable systematic estimates of such variation are lacking...
  50. pmc Relation between serum testosterone, serum estradiol, sex hormone-binding globulin, and geometrical measures of adult male proximal femur strength
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:853-60. 2009
    ..Although previous studies have indicated associations between circulating testosterone (T) or estradiol (E2) concentrations and bone mineral density, the relationship between gonadal steroids and skeletal geometry is not well defined...
  51. pmc Dietary macronutrients, cholesterol, and sodium and lower urinary tract symptoms in men
    Nancy Nairi Maserejian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 55:1179-89. 2009
    ..Little is known about dietary correlates of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  52. pmc Is certainty more important than diagnosis for understanding race and gender disparities?: an experiment using coronary heart disease and depression case vignettes
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health Policy 89:279-87. 2009
    ..To (1) examine the influence of patient and provider attributes on physicians' diagnostic certainty and (2) assess the effect of diagnostic certainty on clinical therapeutic actions...
  53. pmc The intended and unintended consequences of clinical guidelines
    Rebecca J Shackelton
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:1035-42. 2009
    ..Second, we contemplate potential unintended consequences of clinical guidelines...
  54. pmc Diagnostic certainty as a source of medical practice variation in coronary heart disease: results from a cross-national experiment of clinical decision making
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:606-18. 2009
    ..0100) and race (P < 0.0021). Certainty was positively correlated with several clinical actions, including test ordering, prescriptions, referrals to specialists, and time to follow-up...
  55. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in testosterone levels and treatment in older men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 16:211-7. 2009
    ..This article reviews the evidence in favor of such secular trends and discusses potential causes and implications...
  56. pmc What happens along the diagnostic pathway to CHD treatment? Qualitative results concerning cognitive processes
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02145, United States
    Sociol Health Illn 31:1077-92. 2009
    ..This work resonates with social constructivist concerns regarding the ways disease categories are established and maintained, and potential sources of bias in official rates detected...
  57. pmc Relative contributions of modifiable risk factors to erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Prev Med 50:19-25. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the relative contribution of modifiable risk factors (physical activity, smoking, and alcohol consumption) to inter-subject variation in erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  58. pmc Does erectile dysfunction contribute to cardiovascular disease risk prediction beyond the Framingham risk score?
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:350-6. 2010
    ..This study was designed to determine whether erectile dysfunction (ED) predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD) beyond traditional risk factors...
  59. pmc Are racial/ethnic disparities in the prevalence of nocturia due to socioeconomic status? Results of the BACH survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 181:1756-63. 2009
    ..Racial/ethnic disparities in nocturia prevalence have been reported previously. We estimated nocturia prevalence rates by race/ethnicity and determined the contribution of socioeconomic status to potential differences by race/ethnicity...
  60. pmc Is hyperlipidemia or its treatment associated with erectile dysfunction?: Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Susan A Hall
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Sex Med 6:1402-13. 2009
    ..Studies and reports suggest that both hyperlipidemia and its pharmacologic treatment may lead to an increased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  61. pmc Disparities in the prevalence of diabetes: is it race/ethnicity or socioeconomic status? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:288-92. 2009
    ..We seek to reinforce earlier findings showing that socioeconomic status is more strongly associated with diabetes prevalence than race/ ethnicity and suggests a very different and potentially modifiable etiologic pathway...
  62. pmc Association between testosterone and estradiol and age-related decline in physical function in a diverse sample of men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2000-8. 2008
    ....
  63. pmc General exposures to prescription medications by race/ethnicity in a population-based sample: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:384-92. 2010
    ..In a representative community sample, our objectives were to determine the most commonly used prescription drug classes, and to describe their use by age, gender, and race/ethnicity...
  64. pmc How are patient characteristics relevant for physicians' clinical decision making in diabetes? An analysis of qualitative results from a cross-national factorial experiment
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Institute for Community Health Studies, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:1391-9. 2008
    ....
  65. doi request reprint The natural history of symptomatic androgen deficiency in men: onset, progression, and spontaneous remission
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02474, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:831-9. 2008
    ..To describe the onset, progression, and remission of symptomatic androgen deficiency (SAD) using longitudinal data from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study (MMAS)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone, and physical performance in older men: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Amy B O'Donnell
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:425-31. 2006
    ..This manuscript examines the relationships of total testosterone (T), bioavailable T, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), and DHEA sulfate (DHEAS) to measures of physical performance in a large, population-based, random sample of men...
  67. ncbi request reprint The future magnitude of urological symptoms in the USA: projections using the Boston Area Community Health survey
    Heather J Litman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    BJU Int 100:820-5. 2007
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  68. ncbi request reprint An investigation of the relationship between sex-steroid levels and urological symptoms: results from the Boston Area Community Health survey
    Heather J Litman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    BJU Int 100:321-6. 2007
    ..To investigate whether circulating levels of sex hormones are associated with urological symptoms, using data from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cortisol levels and measures of body composition in middle-aged and older men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:71-7. 2007
    ..We undertook an analysis to determine both cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between body composition and serum cortisol concentrations in a randomly chosen group of 999 community-dwelling men, aged 40-79 years...
  70. pmc Association between smoking, passive smoking, and erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:416-22. 2007
    ..This analysis examines the association of active and passive smoking and ED and investigates a dose-response effect of smoking...
  71. pmc Is abuse causally related to urologic symptoms? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:397-406. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint The natural progression and remission of erectile dysfunction: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 177:241-6; discussion 246. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint The relative contributions of aging, health, and lifestyle factors to serum testosterone decline in men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:549-55. 2007
    ..Although it is known that serum testosterone (T) concentrations decline with age, the relative contributions of changes in health and lifestyle to that decline have not been adequately assessed...
  74. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms and effect on quality of life in a racially and ethnically diverse random sample: the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2381-7. 2006
    ..The Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey is designed to study the prevalence and impact of LUTS among both men and women in a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population...
  75. ncbi request reprint A population-level decline in serum testosterone levels in American men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:196-202. 2007
    ..These observations motivate a hypothesis of a population-level decrease in T over calendar time, independent of chronological aging...
  76. ncbi request reprint Serum androgen levels in black, Hispanic, and white men
    Heather J Litman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4326-34. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic differences in androgen levels could account for differences in prostate cancer risk, body composition, and bone loss...
  77. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction as a predictor of the metabolic syndrome in aging men: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Urol 176:222-6. 2006
    ..We determined whether erectile dysfunction is predictive of the metabolic syndrome...
  78. ncbi request reprint The relationship between libido and testosterone levels in aging men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2509-13. 2006
    ..Although it is known that serum testosterone (T) concentrations are related to libido, the strength of that relationship in community-dwelling men has not yet been determined...
  79. ncbi request reprint Sex steroids and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1252-60. 2007
    ..Sex steroid levels are related to metabolic outcomes that could convey higher risk of premature death...
  80. ncbi request reprint The health of normally aging men: The Massachusetts Male Aging Study (1987-2004)
    Amy B O'Donnell
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Exp Gerontol 39:975-84. 2004
  81. pmc Relationship of lifestyle and clinical factors to lower urinary tract symptoms: results from Boston Area Community Health survey
    Heather J Litman
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Urology 70:916-21. 2007
    ..Because lifestyle factors and comorbidities can influence lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) by sex and race/ethnicity differently, we investigated these associations in the Boston Area Community Health survey...
  82. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups to improve the validity of cross-national survey research: a study of physician decision making
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, MA, USA
    Qual Health Res 17:971-81. 2007
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptomatic androgen deficiency in men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4241-7. 2007
    ..Despite recognition that androgen deficiency in men should be defined according to biochemical and clinical criteria, most prevalence estimates are based on low testosterone levels alone...
  84. ncbi request reprint Lack of seasonal variation in serum sex hormone levels in middle-aged to older men in the Boston area
    Donald J Brambilla
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4224-9. 2007
    ..Wide variation in study designs, sample sizes, analytical methods, and characteristics of the study populations may account for the heterogeneity of results...
  85. pmc Dietary, but not supplemental, intakes of carotenoids and vitamin C are associated with decreased odds of lower urinary tract symptoms in men
    Nancy N Maserejian
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Nutr 141:267-73. 2011
    ..004) indicated greater odds of LUTS with higher β-carotene intake among current smokers. Results suggest that modifying consumption of carotenoids and vitamin C may influence LUTS in men...
  86. pmc The association of adiposity and overactive bladder appears to differ by gender: results from the Boston Area Community Health survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 185:955-63. 2011
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Paradigmatic obstacles to improving the health of populations--implications for health policy
    J B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 40:369-79. 1998
    ..We must avoid any disjunction between new upstream policy level interventions and the methods used to measure their effect--appropriate unto the intervention level must be the evaluation method thereof...
  88. ncbi request reprint The worldwide prevalence and epidemiology of erectile dysfunction
    J B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Impot Res 12:S6-S11. 2000
    ..International Journal of Impotence Research (2000) 12, Suppl 4, S6-S11...
  89. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of foot and ankle conditions in a multiethnic community sample of older adults
    J E Dunn
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:491-8. 2004
    ..Foot and ankle disorders are common in these older adults. Examination of their prevalence in different segments of the community may inform future studies to determine etiology and means of prevention...
  90. ncbi request reprint Are serum hormones associated with the risk of prostate cancer? Prospective results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    B A Mohr
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 57:930-5. 2001
    ..To determine whether prediagnostic serum hormones are predictive of prostate cancer risk in a sample of men 40 to 70 years old at baseline...
  91. ncbi request reprint Relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Sara T Brookes
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Urol 179:250-5; discussion 255. 2008
    ..We explored the association of lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction in a racially and ethnically diverse random sample of men...
  92. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference and waist to hip ratio and change in sex steroid hormones: the Massachusetts Male Ageing Study
    Carol A Derby
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:125-31. 2006
    ..Our objective was to examine the relation of obesity (body mass index > 30 kg/m2), and of central obesity (waist circumference > 100 cm or waist to hip ratio > 0.95) to longitudinal change in sex steroid hormones in men...
  93. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone mineral density in a racially and ethnically diverse group of men
    Marian T Hannan
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:40-6. 2008
    ..Although racial and ethnic differences in vitamin D status and bone mineral density (BMD) are recognized, less is known about how differences in vitamin D status impact BMD, especially among men...
  94. ncbi request reprint The androgen receptor gene CAG repeat polymorphism does not predict increased risk of heart disease: longitudinal results from the Massachusetts Male Ageing Study
    Stephanie T Page
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:333-9. 2006
    ..Longer, less androgenic CAG repeats have been associated with higher high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels, which might protect against HD. Therefore, we hypothesized that CAG repeat length contributes to HD risk in men...
  95. ncbi request reprint Age, hormones, and cognitive functioning among middle-aged and elderly men: cross-sectional evidence from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Stephanie J Fonda
    Harvard Medical School, Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:385-90. 2005
    ..This study examines interrelationships among age, hormones, and cognition for middle-aged and elderly men, and tests whether hormones predict lower cognitive functioning and mediate the age-cognition relationship...
  96. pmc Lean mass and not fat mass is associated with male proximal femur strength
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:189-98. 2008
    ..Analyses showed that nonbone lean mass, but not fat mass, is independently associated with measures of proximal femur density, axial and bending strength, and resistance to buckling...
  97. ncbi request reprint More on the measurement of normal testosterone levels: comments on the Barrett-Connor commentary
    Beth A Mohr
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:235-7. 2005
  98. pmc The association of abuse and symptoms suggestive of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: results from the Boston Area Community Health survey
    Jim C Hu
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1532-7. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of reported sexual, physical, or emotional abuse on the symptoms suggestive of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) and to determine the effect of race/ethnicity on these patterns...
  99. ncbi request reprint Foot musculoskeletal disorders, pain, and foot-related functional limitation in older persons
    Fadi Badlissi
    School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1029-33. 2005
    ..To examine whether common musculoskeletal disorders of feet are associated with pain and foot-related functional limitation...
  100. pmc An examination of the association of abuse (physical, sexual, or emotional) and female sexual dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:957-64. 2008
    ..To examine associations between abuse (physical, sexual, and emotional) in childhood and adolescence/adulthood and sexual activity and dysfunction in women...
  101. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking behaviors of blacks and whites dying from coronary heart disease
    Susan M Frayne
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine Boston VA Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ethn Health 7:77-86. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine whether blacks and whites with life-threatening cardiac events differ in likelihood of help seeking, types of help sought, or likelihood of reaching the hospital before death...

Research Grants6

  1. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF FOOT & ANKLE DISORDERS AMONG THE ELDERLY
    John McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data will be gathered from a population-based multi-ethnic sample (N=1524) of older persons in a large northeastern city, and will be collected during an in-home interview and examination. ..
  2. Hormones and Erectile Dysfunction in Aging Men
    John McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  3. Clinical Decisions with Older Patients: 3rd Experiment
    John McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The most recent issue of AJPH (February 2003) highlights the urgent need for comparative analyses of different health systems in order to provide policy lessons for the rapidly changing US health care system. ..
  4. Trajectories of Urologic Disease: Follow-up of BACH
    John McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. Cognitive Basis of CHD Disparities: Factorial Experiment
    John McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Race/Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes: An Experiment
    John McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..