Affiliation: University of Texas-Pan American
- Acculturation and cross-border utilization of health servicesDejun Su
Department of Sociology and South Texas Border Health Disparities Center, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX 78539, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:563-9. 2012....
- Acculturation and the use of complementary and alternative medicineDejun Su
The University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:439-53. 2008..The substantially lower rates of CAM use by recent immigrants and its possible causes warrant further research...
- Occupational career and risk of mortality among US Civil War veteransDejun Su
Department of Sociology, The University of Texas Pan American, 1201 W University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78541, USA
Soc Sci Med 69:460-8. 2009..The robustness of the survival advantage associated with being a farmer at enlistment highlights the importance of socioeconomic conditions early in life in chance of survival at older ages...
- Cross-border utilization of health care: evidence from a population-based study in south TexasDejun Su
Department of Sociology, University of Texas Pan American, 1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78541, USA
Health Serv Res 46:859-76. 2011..To assess the prevalence of health care utilization in Mexico by Texas border residents and to identify the main contributing factors to their cross-border utilization of health care services...
- Trends in the use of complementary and alternative medicine in the United States: 2002-2007Dejun Su
Department of Sociology, South Texas Border Health Disparities Center, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX 78541, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:296-310. 2011..In both 2002 and 2007, having unmet needs in medical care or having delayed care due to cost were associated with a higher chance of CAM use...
- Income inequality and obesity prevalence among OECD countriesDejun Su
University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX, USA
J Biosoc Sci 44:417-32. 2012..The potential pathways from income inequality to the alarmingly high rates of obesity in the cases of the US and Mexico warrant further research...
- Border health in the shadow of the Hispanic paradox: issues in the conceptualization of health disparities in older Mexican Americans living in the SouthwestJennifer J Salinas
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
J Cross Cult Gerontol 28:251-66. 2013..These findings bring up issues of measurement and the importance of geographic location when it comes to evaluating disease burden and mortality in Mexican Americans...