S P Wallace
Affiliation: University of California
- Economic need among older Latinos: applying the Elder Economic Security Standard™ IndexSteven P Wallace
Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Cross Cult Gerontol 28:239-50. 2013..The findings indicate that changes to public programs such as Social Security and Medicare that decrease benefits or increase costs will have disproportionately negative impact on the ability of most older Latinos to pay for basic needs...
- Variations in healthcare access and utilization among Mexican immigrants: the role of documentation statusArturo Vargas Bustamante
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:146-55. 2012..The recently approved Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will not reduce these disparities unless undocumented immigrants are granted some form of legal status...
- Equity of access to health care for older adults in four major Latin American citiesSteven P Wallace
School of Public Health and Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 17:394-409. 2005..To identify if older adults have equitable access to health services in four major Latin American cities and to determine if the inequities that are found follow the patterns of economic inequality in each of the four nations studied...
- Access to preventive services for adults of Mexican originSteven P Wallace
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, School of Public Health, University of California, 10960 Wilshire Blvd 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 10:363-71. 2008..Having no usual source of care is the strongest predictor of the underuse. The persistent gap in preventive services across all subgroups of adults of Mexican origin suggests structural barriers to their preventive care...
- Heading south: why Mexican immigrants in California seek health services in MexicoSteven P Wallace
Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Med Care 47:662-9. 2009..To Identify factors that explain why some Mexican immigrants in California use health services in Mexico...
- [Availability, accessibility, and acceptability in the evolving health care system for older adults un the United States]S P Wallace
School of Public Health and Center for Health Policy Research, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 10:18-28. 2001..Equity was compared among three racial/ethnic groups of older adults in the country: European-Americans (the majority in the United States), African-Americans, and Latin Americans (Latinos)...
- Managed care and multilevel long-term care providers: reluctant partnersS P Wallace
University of California at Los Angeles, School of Public Health and Borun Scholar 90095 1772, USA
Gerontologist 40:197-205. 2000..Resource dependence theory best explains MCO contracting patterns with MLFs appearing to be responding more to survival than to growth...
- The persistence of race and ethnicity in the use of long-term careS P Wallace
University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 53:S104-12. 1998..Persistent effects of race/ethnicity could be the result of culture, class, and/or discrimination that may impair equitable access to services...
- Estimating health conditions for small areas: asthma symptom prevalence for state legislative districtsCarolyn A Mendez-Luck
UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA Center for Health Improvement in Minority Elders Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Health Serv Res 42:2389-409. 2007..To create prevalence estimates of asthma symptoms for California legislative districts...
- Determinants of patient adherence to consultative comprehensive geriatric assessment recommendationsJ C Frank
Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 52:M44-51. 1997..The purpose of this study is to identify patient determinants of adherence to recommendations received from a community-based CGA consultative model program...
- Predictors of use of traditional Korean healers among elderly Koreans in Los AngelesN Pourat
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research 90095 1772, USA
Gerontologist 39:711-9. 1999....
- Mandatory reporting of elder abuse: between a rock and a hard placeMichael A Rodriguez
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
Ann Fam Med 4:403-9. 2006..Despite mandated reporting laws that require physicians to report elder abuse, physicians have low rates of reporting. The purpose of this study was to identify physician's perspectives on mandated reporting of elder abuse...
- Job stress and job satisfaction: home care workers in a consumer-directed model of careLinda Delp
UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2107, Box 951478, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1478, USA
Health Serv Res 45:922-40. 2010..To investigate determinants of job satisfaction among home care workers in a consumer-directed model...
- Documentation status and parental concerns about development in young US children of Mexican originAlexander N Ortega
Departments of Health Services, School of Public Health, Institute for Social Research, University of California, Los Angeles, 2134 Rolfe Hall, Los Angeles, California 90095 1484, USA
Acad Pediatr 9:278-82. 2009..To examine parent concerns about development, learning, and behavior for young children of Mexican origin, and to identify whether these reports differ by families' citizenship/documentation status...
- Guardians of health: the dimensions of elder caregiving among women in a Mexico City neighborhoodCarolyn A Mendez-Luck
UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Soc Sci Med 68:228-34. 2009..These findings increase the cultural understanding of caregiving in Mexico. Further research is needed to test the caregiving concepts identified in this study...
- Concepts of burden in giving care to older relatives: a study of female caregivers in a Mexico City neighborhoodCarolyn A Mendez-Luck
Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1772, USA
J Cross Cult Gerontol 23:265-82. 2008..Moreover, our findings suggest that researchers studying caregiving in Mexico should think about how burden is measured on existing instruments before adapting them for widespread use...
- Health care access, use of services, and experiences among undocumented Mexicans and other LatinosAlexander N Ortega
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:2354-60. 2007..We compared access to health care, use of services, and health care experiences for Mexicans and other Latinos by citizenship and immigrant authorization status...
- Use of mammography screening among older Samoan women in Los Angeles county: a diffusion network approachLENE LEVY-STORMS
UCLA Borun Center for Gerontological Research, Jewish Home for the Aging, 7150 Tampa Avenue, Reseda, CA 91335, USA
Soc Sci Med 57:987-1000. 2003..Formal and informal health communication networks influence recent use of mammography screening, but informal networks, in and of themselves, are also influential on future intention to use mammography screening...
- Small-area estimation of health insurance coverage for California legislative districtsHongjian Yu
Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
Am J Public Health 97:731-7. 2007..To aid state and local policymakers, program planners, and community advocates, we created estimates of the percentage of the population lacking health insurance in small geographic areas of California...
- Equitable health systems: cultural and structural issues for Latino eldersSteven P Wallace
UCLA School of Public Health, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, USA
Am J Law Med 29:247-67. 2003
- Are managed care Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions satisfied with their care?Nadereh Pourat
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
J Aging Health 18:70-90. 2006..This article compares patient experiences of chronically ill older people in health maintenance organizations (HMOs) with other forms of Medicare supplemental coverage...
- Health care for the elderly in Chile: a country in transitionPedro Paulo Marin
Programa de Geriatría y Gerontología, Departamento de Medicina Interna, Facultad de Medicina, Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago
Aging Clin Exp Res 14:271-8. 2002..We discuss directions that Chile could take within its current economic and institutional structure that would make it more responsive to the aging population...