Ming Ji

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hypothesis testing of a change point during cognitive decline among Alzheimer's disease patients
    Ming Ji
    Division of Epidemiology and Bisotatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 5:375-82. 2003
  2. pmc Home smoking bans in an urbanizing community in China
    Ming Ji
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:132-6. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in helmet use and head injuries in San Diego County: the effect of bicycle helmet legislation
    Ming Ji
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:128-34. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation patterns and predictors among adult Californians of Korean descent
    Ming Ji
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:59-69. 2005
  5. pmc Employment and social "determinants" of smoking in urbanizing China: a representative survey
    Ding Ding
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:779-84. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Disordered eating among a multi-racial/ethnic sample of female high-school athletes
    Yael Pernick
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 7251, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:689-95. 2006
  7. pmc Predictors of weapon carrying in youth attending drop-in centers
    Elaine J Blumberg
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:745-58. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of a multi-component group exercise program for adults with arthritis: Fitness and Exercise for People with Arthritis (FEPA)
    Susan S Levy
    San Diego State University, School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Disabil Health J 5:305-11. 2012
  9. pmc Efficacy of a store-based environmental change intervention compared with a delayed treatment control condition on store customers' intake of fruits and vegetables
    Guadalupe X Ayala
    1 Graduate School of Public Health, Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:1953-60. 2013
  10. pmc Do christian denominations exhibit higher rates of alcohol consumption? A study of Korean American women in California
    D Eastern Kang Sim
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Relig Health 52:285-98. 2013

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Hypothesis testing of a change point during cognitive decline among Alzheimer's disease patients
    Ming Ji
    Division of Epidemiology and Bisotatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 5:375-82. 2003
    ..Our finding supports the clinical belief of the existence of a change point during cognitive decline among AD patients and suggests the use of change point models for the longitudinal modeling of cognitive decline in AD research...
  2. pmc Home smoking bans in an urbanizing community in China
    Ming Ji
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:132-6. 2009
    ..This paper presents a quantitative study on home smoking bans in an urbanizing community in Shanghai, China...
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in helmet use and head injuries in San Diego County: the effect of bicycle helmet legislation
    Ming Ji
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:128-34. 2006
    ..Probably due to several of its limitations, the current study did not confirm that helmet legislation alone significantly reduced head injury rates in San Diego County during the study period...
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation patterns and predictors among adult Californians of Korean descent
    Ming Ji
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:59-69. 2005
    ..Results suggest that social and situational conditions should be included in the design of smoking cessation interventions among Koreans...
  5. pmc Employment and social "determinants" of smoking in urbanizing China: a representative survey
    Ding Ding
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:779-84. 2009
    ..New commercial systems have introduced high profits but also layoffs in the absence of government security systems...
  6. ncbi request reprint Disordered eating among a multi-racial/ethnic sample of female high-school athletes
    Yael Pernick
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 7251, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:689-95. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of disordered eating (DE) attitudes and behaviors in a multi-racial/ethnic sample of female high-school athletes...
  7. pmc Predictors of weapon carrying in youth attending drop-in centers
    Elaine J Blumberg
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:745-58. 2009
    ..To test and compare 2 predictive models of weapon carrying in youth (n = 308) recruited from 4 drop-in centers in San Diego and Imperial counties...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of a multi-component group exercise program for adults with arthritis: Fitness and Exercise for People with Arthritis (FEPA)
    Susan S Levy
    San Diego State University, School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Disabil Health J 5:305-11. 2012
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  9. pmc Efficacy of a store-based environmental change intervention compared with a delayed treatment control condition on store customers' intake of fruits and vegetables
    Guadalupe X Ayala
    1 Graduate School of Public Health, Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, San Diego State University, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:1953-60. 2013
    ..The present store-based intervention was designed to promote sales of fruits and vegetables (F&V) to increase intake among store customers--specifically customers of tiendas, small-to-medium-sized Latino food stores...
  10. pmc Do christian denominations exhibit higher rates of alcohol consumption? A study of Korean American women in California
    D Eastern Kang Sim
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Relig Health 52:285-98. 2013
    ..Path analysis suggested that specific denominations had both direct and indirect effects on the outcome of interest, and that religious commitment and drinking models served as moderators for this phenomenon...
  11. doi request reprint Using step cadence goals to increase moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity
    Simon J Marshall
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:592-602. 2013
    ..Pedometers are evidence-based devices for increasing daily activity, but studies have not evaluated the comparative efficacy of step cadence goals for increasing MVPA...
  12. pmc Providing coaching and cotinine results to preteens to reduce their secondhand smoke exposure: a randomized trial
    Melbourne F Hovell
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Chest 140:681-9. 2011
    ..Most interventions to protect children from SHSe have coached adult smokers. This trial determined whether coaching and cotinine feedback provided to preteens can reduce their SHSe...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors associated with adiponectin in Filipino-American women
    Sheila Medina-Torne
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:190-5. 2011
    ..To explore the cross-sectional association of nutrient intake with adiponectin in Filipino-American women who had completed a validated food frequency questionnaire...
  14. pmc Progression of peripheral arterial disease predicts cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1736-42. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of progressive versus stable peripheral arterial disease (PAD) with the risk of future cardiovascular disease (CVD) events...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of self-assessed fitness and exercise parameters to predict objective fitness
    Donna J Riley
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:827-31. 2005
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to examine the effectiveness of self-assessed fitness and exercise in predicting objectively measured physical fitness...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of substance use among homeless youth in San Diego
    Chad A Bousman
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, 9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 230, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Addict Behav 30:1100-10. 2005
    ..These results may inform future prevention strategies for homeless youth and other high-risk populations...
  17. pmc Breastfeeding, infant formula supplementation, and Autistic Disorder: the results of a parent survey
    Stephen T Schultz
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int Breastfeed J 1:16. 2006
    ..The hypothesis is that breastfeeding and use of infant formula supplemented with docosahexaenoic acid/arachidonic acid are protective for Autistic Disorder...
  18. doi request reprint Regional variation in surgical assessment of lymph nodes for staging among women with early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer
    Kathleene T Ulanday
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 132:411-5. 2014
    ..To investigate geographical and socioeconomic variations in performance of lymph node dissection for the evaluation of patients with early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer...
  19. pmc Puentes hacia una mejor vida (Bridges to a Better Life): Outcome of a Diabetes Control Peer Support Intervention
    Guadalupe X Ayala
    San Diego State University College of Health and Human Services and Institute for Behavioral and Community Health, San Diego State University Research Foundation, San Diego, California
    Ann Fam Med 13:S9-17. 2015
    ..Peer support can promote diabetes control, yet research on feasible and effective peer support models is lacking. This randomized controlled trial tested a volunteer-based model of peer support for diabetes control...
  20. pmc Predictors of glycemic control among patients with Type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal study
    Stephen R Benoit
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:36. 2005
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Translating physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based step goal: 3000 steps in 30 minutes
    Simon J Marshall
    School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 7251, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:410-5. 2009
    ..Translating current physical activity recommendations into a pedometer-based guideline could increase the public health impact of physical activity interventions...
  22. pmc Season of interview and self-report of summer sun protection behaviors
    Marc A Adams
    Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health Health Behavior Science, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:153-62. 2009
    ..Based on these findings, when interviewing adults about summer sun safety behavior, we recommend conducting the interviews during the summer season or shortly thereafter to reduce potential recall biases...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the female athlete triad syndrome among high school athletes
    Jeanne F Nichols
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences and Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:137-42. 2006
    ..To estimate the prevalence of the female athlete triad (disordered eating, menstrual irregularity, and low bone mass) among high school athletes...
  24. pmc Predictors of dropouts from a San Diego diabetes program: a case control study
    Stephen R Benoit
    UCSD SDSU Preventive Medicine Residency, University of California, San Diego Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A10. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the demographic, treatment, clinical, and behavioral factors associated with dropping out of a nurse-based, low-income, multiethnic San Diego diabetes program...
  25. pmc Subsequent injury patterns in girls' high school sports
    Mitchell J Rauh
    Graduate Program in Orthopaedics and Sports Physical Therapy, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT 84601, USA
    J Athl Train 42:486-94. 2007
    ..5% since 1975-1976. The incidence of injury among boys in high school sports has been well documented, but information regarding the incidence, severity, and type of injury among girls in high school sports is limited...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of emotional tone, message, and broadcast parameters in youth anti-smoking advertisements
    Lois Biener
    Center for Survey Research University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
    J Health Commun 9:259-74. 2004
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  27. ncbi request reprint Sample sizes for comparing means of two lifetime distributions with type II censored data: application in an aging intervention study
    Chengjie Xiong
    Division of Biostatistics, Campus Box 8067, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:283-93. 2003
    ..Specific applications to log-normal distribution and Weibull distribution are also discussed...