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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Collective efficacy may help reduce adolescent childbearing in some, but not all, neighborhoods.
Jan 1, 2006
Identifies research opportunities for the scientific community in the understudied area of drug use and abuse among Hispanic populations.
To estimate differences in asthma prevalence among Hispanic subgroups and non-Hispanic children living in the United States
To assess the impact of unilateral and bilateral VI and its severity on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Latinos 40 years and older.
Finds that among a sample of Hispanic drivers in California with repeat driving under the influence (DUI) offenses, the less-acculturated members were more likely to report a repeat DUI conviction at two-year follow-up than more-acculturated ones.
Dec 31, 2005
Racial and ethnic disparities exist in reported childhood asthma prevalence, but it is unclear if disparities stem from true prevalence differences.
Jan 1, 2005
Assimilation Across the Latino Generations
Dec 31, 2003
Latino immigrants in primary care in Los Angeles have a high prevalence of exposure to political violence before immigrating to the United States.
Jan 1, 2003
This study suggests that the Spanish CAHPS 2.0 core survey has acceptable psychometric properties.
Gender and socioeconomic status are more significant factors than ethnicity in determining risk for depressive disorder.
Jan 1, 2000
The objectives of this study were to determine, in a population of predominantly Latino children with asthma 6 to 18 years old
Jan 1, 1998
Implications of findings are cited for help-seeking and engagement in treatment by Mexican American drug users.
The role of parental immigration status on Medicaid enrollment and access to health services for young Latino children.
Jan 1, 1997
Recognition of drug-related interpersonal problems was a key determinant of treatment motivation in this sample.
The Los Angeles riots of 1992 were examined in the context of changing demographic and socioeconomic conditions.
Jan 1, 1994
Screening mammography and older Hispanic women : current status and issues
This paper reviews the use of surname analysis for identifying persons of Hispanic or Asian origin, based on surnames distinctive of each group.
Jan 1, 1993
Estimated associations of subjective reasons for drinking with heavy drinking (HD), frequent drinking (FD), and alcohol abuse or dependence (AAOD).
Sep 1, 1992
This paper examines technical problems in measuring the concentration of Hispanic voting strength among the eligible voters in an election district.
Jan 1, 1992
This article illustrates how such analysis can inform--and potentially confuse--judicial review in Section 2 voting rights claims.
Jan 1, 1991