Yvonne N Flores

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association between PNPLA3 (rs738409), LYPLAL1 (rs12137855), PPP1R3B (rs4240624), GCKR (rs780094), and elevated transaminase levels in overweight/obese Mexican adults
    Yvonne N Flores
    Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Servicios de Salud, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social IMSS, Blvd Benito Juárez No 31 Col Centro, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Mol Biol Rep 43:1359-1369. 2016
  2. pmc Perceived health status and cardiometabolic risk among a sample of youth in Mexico
    Yvonne N Flores
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 24:1887-97. 2015
  3. pmc Neighborhood socio-economic disadvantage and race/ethnicity as predictors of breast cancer stage at diagnosis
    Yvonne N Flores
    UCLA Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, 650 Charles Young Drive S, A2 125 CHS, Box 956900 6900, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:1061. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for liver disease and associated knowledge and practices among Mexican adults in the US and Mexico
    Yvonne N Flores
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, 650 Charles Young Drive South, A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Community Health 37:403-11. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of alanine aminotransferase elevation among normal weight, overweight and obese youth in Mexico
    Maura Purcell
    UCLA Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Dig Dis 14:491-9. 2013
  6. pmc Risk factors for chronic liver disease in Blacks, Mexican Americans, and Whites in the United States: results from NHANES IV, 1999-2004
    Yvonne N Flores
    UCLA Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2231-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Cost of the Cervical Cancer Screening Program at the Mexican Social Security Institute
    Víctor Granados-García
    Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Sistemas de Salud, Area de Envejecimiento, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 56:502-10. 2014
  8. pmc HPV testing for cervical cancer screening appears more cost-effective than Papanicolau cytology in Mexico
    Yvonne N Flores
    Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Cancer Causes Control 22:261-72. 2011
  9. pmc Hepatitis and liver disease knowledge and preventive practices among health workers in Mexico: a cross-sectional study
    Noreen Islam
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
    Int J Public Health 59:381-94. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of different cervical cancer screening strategies in Mexico
    Christyn M Beal
    Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Servicios de Salud, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 56:429-501. 2014

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Publications15

  1. pmc Association between PNPLA3 (rs738409), LYPLAL1 (rs12137855), PPP1R3B (rs4240624), GCKR (rs780094), and elevated transaminase levels in overweight/obese Mexican adults
    Yvonne N Flores
    Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Servicios de Salud, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social IMSS, Blvd Benito Juárez No 31 Col Centro, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Mol Biol Rep 43:1359-1369. 2016
    ..This study is the first to examine these nine SNPs in a sample of adults in Mexico...
  2. pmc Perceived health status and cardiometabolic risk among a sample of youth in Mexico
    Yvonne N Flores
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 24:1887-97. 2015
    ..To examine differences in self-reported perceived mental and physical health status, as well as known cardiometabolic risk factors in a sample of normal weight, overweight, and obese Mexican youths...
  3. pmc Neighborhood socio-economic disadvantage and race/ethnicity as predictors of breast cancer stage at diagnosis
    Yvonne N Flores
    UCLA Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, 650 Charles Young Drive S, A2 125 CHS, Box 956900 6900, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:1061. 2013
    ..This study investigated the role of key individual- and community-level determinants to explore persisting racial/ethnic disparities in breast cancer stage at diagnosis in California during 1990 and 2000...
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for liver disease and associated knowledge and practices among Mexican adults in the US and Mexico
    Yvonne N Flores
    School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, 650 Charles Young Drive South, A2 125 CHS, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    J Community Health 37:403-11. 2012
    ..Identifying the specific risk factors, levels of knowledge and prevention activities that affect specific racial/ethnic populations is important in order to effectively target efforts to prevent liver disease...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of alanine aminotransferase elevation among normal weight, overweight and obese youth in Mexico
    Maura Purcell
    UCLA Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Dig Dis 14:491-9. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of and risk factors associated with elevated alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels among a sample of normal weight, overweight and obese youth from two urban populations in Central Mexico...
  6. pmc Risk factors for chronic liver disease in Blacks, Mexican Americans, and Whites in the United States: results from NHANES IV, 1999-2004
    Yvonne N Flores
    UCLA Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2231-8. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Cost of the Cervical Cancer Screening Program at the Mexican Social Security Institute
    Víctor Granados-García
    Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Sistemas de Salud, Area de Envejecimiento, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 56:502-10. 2014
    ..To estimate the annual cost of the National Cervical Cancer Screening Program (CCSP) of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS)...
  8. pmc HPV testing for cervical cancer screening appears more cost-effective than Papanicolau cytology in Mexico
    Yvonne N Flores
    Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Cancer Causes Control 22:261-72. 2011
    ..To determine the incremental costs and effects of different HPV testing strategies, when compared to Papanicolau cytology (Pap), for cervical cancer screening in Mexico...
  9. pmc Hepatitis and liver disease knowledge and preventive practices among health workers in Mexico: a cross-sectional study
    Noreen Islam
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
    Int J Public Health 59:381-94. 2014
    ..To assess the knowledge and preventive practices regarding hepatitis and liver disease among a sample of participants in the Mexican Health Worker Cohort Study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of different cervical cancer screening strategies in Mexico
    Christyn M Beal
    Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Servicios de Salud, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 56:429-501. 2014
    ..To compare the costs and number of undetected cases of four cervical cancer screening strategies (CCSS) in Mexico...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimating the cost of treating patients with liver cirrhosis at the Mexican Social Security Institute
    María Esther Quiroz
    Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 52:493-501. 2010
    ..To estimate the annual cost of treating patients with cirrhosis at the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS per its abbreviation in Spanish)...
  12. doi request reprint Physical activity and reduced risk of depression: results of a longitudinal study of Mexican adults
    Katia Gallegos-Carrillo
    Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Servicios de Salud, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Health Psychol 32:609-15. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effect of physical activity (PA) on the risk of depression among Mexican adults over a 6-year follow-up period...
  13. pmc Longitudinal association of obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes with risk of elevated aminotransferase levels in a cohort of Mexican health workers
    Yvonne N Flores
    Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Servicios de Salud, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    J Dig Dis 17:304-12. 2016
    ..We aimed to investigate the longitudinal association between these three factors and risk of elevated alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels (>40 U/L), a marker for liver damage, in a cohort of Mexican adults...
  14. doi request reprint Factors Influencing Mexican Women's Decisions to Vaccinate Daughters Against HPV in the United States and Mexico
    Emily Wentzell
    Department of Anthropology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Dr Wentzell Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Servicios de Salud, Morelos, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico Drs Flores and Salmerón and Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California Drs Flores and Bastani
    Fam Community Health 39:310-9. 2016
    ..Although US acculturation influenced some participants' concerns, US and Mexico participants overwhelmingly desired eventual vaccination; structural rather than cultural barriers limited vaccine uptake. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexual maturation and metabolic profile among adolescents and children of the Health Worker Cohort Study in Mexico
    Jodie G Katon
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 51:219-26. 2009
    ..Our objective was to investigate the associations between level and timing of sexual development with metabolic profile in a cohort of Mexican adolescents in central Mexico...