Affiliation: University of Texas
- Serum leptin concentration, adiposity, and body fat distribution in Mexican-AmericansGerson Peltz
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, Brownsville, Texas 78520, USA
Arch Med Res 38:563-70. 2007..The aims of this study were to examine the association of serum leptin concentration with adiposity and body fat distribution in Mexican-Americans and to develop a predictive model of serum leptin concentration for this ethnic group...
- The role of fat mass index in determining obesityGerson Peltz
Department of Biological Sciences and Center of Biomedical Studies, University of Texas at Brownsville, Texas 78520, USA
Am J Hum Biol 22:639-47. 2010..The objective of this study is to compare body mass index (BMI), percent body fat (PBF), and fat mass index (FMI) and to investigate the accuracy of FMI as a convenient tool for assessing obesity...
- A multilevel analysis of socioeconomic status and prostate cancer riskMaureen Sanderson
University of Texas Houston School of Public Health at Brownsville, Houston, TX 78520, USA
Ann Epidemiol 16:901-7. 2006..We investigated whether prostate cancer was associated with socioeconomic status (SES) at the individual level, area level, or a combination of both levels...
- Risk behaviors by ethnicity and Texas-Mexico border residenceMaureen Sanderson
University of Texas Houston School of Public Health at Brownsville, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520, USA
Ethn Dis 16:514-20. 2006..To determine whether residence on the Texas-Mexico border would modify the effect of ethnic differences on risk behaviors...