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Journal Articles: Missing the Mark? Examining Imputation Bias in the CPS’s State Income and Health Insurance Coverage Estimates

Oct. 17, 2008: Davern, M., L. A. Blewett, B. Bershadsky, and N. Arnold. 2004. “Missing the Mark? Examining Imputation Bias in the Current Population Survey’s State Income and Health Insurance Coverage Estimates.” Journal of Official Statistics 20(3):519-49. The Demographic Supplement to the U.S. Current...Read More

Journal Articles: Telephone Service Interruption Weighting for State Health Insurance Surveys

Oct. 17, 2008: Davern, M., J. Lepkowski, K. T. Call, N. Arnold, T. L. Johnson, K. Goldsteen, A. T. Malmlov and L. A. Blewett. 2004. “Telephone Service Interruption Weighting for State Health Insurance Surveys.” Inquiry 41(3): 280–290. Many states rely on telephone surveys to produce estimates of uninsurance....Read More

Journal Articles: Providing Health Care to Latino Immigrants: Community-Based Efforts in the Rural Midwest

Oct. 17, 2008: Casey, M., L. A. Blewett, and K. T. Call. 2004. “Providing Health Care to Latino Immigrants: Community-Based Efforts in the Rural Midwest.” American Journal of Public Health 94(10): 1709-1711. We examined case studies of 3 rural Midwestern communities to assess local health care systems' response...Read More

Journal Articles: National Health Data Warehouse: Issues to Consider

Oct. 17, 2008: Blewett, L. A., S. Parente, M. D. Finch, and E. Peterson. 2005. “National Health Data Warehouse: Issues to Consider." Journal of Healthcare Information Management 18(1): 52-58. A national data warehouse that links public and private data could be used to monitor trends in healthcare costs,...Read More

Journal Articles: Covering Kids: Variation in Health Insurance Coverage Trends by State, 1996-2002

Oct. 17, 2008: Blewett, L. A., M. Davern, and H. Rodin. 2005. “Covering Kids: Variation in Health Insurance Coverage Trends by State, 1996-2002.” Health Affairs 13(6): 170-180. We estimated state-specific changes in health insurance coverage rates for children between 1996-1998 and 2001-2002. We found...Read More

Journal Articles: Improving Access to Primary Care for a Growing Latino Population: The Role of Safety Net Providers in the Rural Midwest

Oct. 17, 2008: Blewett, L. A., M. Casey, and K. T. Call. 2005. “Improving Access to Primary Care for a Growing Latino Population: The Role of Safety Net Providers in the Rural Midwest.” Journal of Rural Health Special Issue 20 (3): 237-245. CONTEXT: Many rural Midwestern communities are experiencing rapid...Read More

Journal Articles: Monitoring the Uninsured: A State Policy Perspective

Oct. 17, 2008: Blewett, L. A., M. B. Good, K. T. Call, and M. Davern. 2004. “Monitoring the Uninsured: A State Policy Perspective.” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 29(1): 107-145. Because states have primary responsibility for the implementation of public health insurance programs, states need timely...Read More

Journal Articles: State Efforts to Measure the Health Care Safety Net

Oct. 17, 2008: Blewett, L. A., and T. J. Beebe. 2004. “State Efforts to Measure the Health Care Safety Net.” Public Health Reports 119 (2): 125-135. This article describes the role states could play in a national effort to measure and monitor the public health safety net. The authors developed a data collection...Read More

Journal Articles: Heightened Vulnerability and Increased Risk Taking Among Adolescent Chat Room Users: Results from a Statewide School Survey

Oct. 17, 2008: Beebe, T., S. Asche, P. A. Harrison, and K. A. Quinlan. 2004. “Heightened Vulnerability and Increased Risk Taking Among Adolescent Chat Room Users: Results from a Statewide School Survey.” Journal of Adolescent Health 35(2):116-123. PURPOSE: To profile adolescent Internet chat room users in terms...Read More

Journal Articles: Health Care Coverage and Access to Care: The Status of Minnesota’s Veterans

Oct. 17, 2008: Jonk, Y. C., K. T. Call, A. H. Cutting, H. O’Connor, V. Bansiya, and K. Harrison. 2005. “Health Care Coverage and Access to Care: The Status of Minnesota’s Veterans.” Medical Care 43(8):769-774. OBJECTIVES: The primary objective of this study was to examine veterans' reliance on health care...Read More

Journal Articles: The Effectiveness of an Interactive Small Group Diabetes Intervention in Improving Knowledge, Feeling of Control, and Behavior

Oct. 17, 2008: Garrett, N. A., C. Hageman, S. Sibley, M. Davern, M. Berger, C. Brunzell, K. Malecha, S. Richards, and C. Moody. 2005. “The Effectiveness of an Interactive Small Group Diabetes Intervention in Improving Knowledge, Feeling of Control, and Behavior.” Health Promotion Practice 6(3):320-328. The...Read More

Journal Articles: The Effect of Income Question Design in Health Surveys on Family Income, Poverty and Eligibility Estimates

Oct. 17, 2008: Davern, M., H. Rodin, T. Beebe, and K. T. Call. 2005. “The Effect of Income Question Design in Health Surveys on Family Income, Poverty and Eligibility Estimates.” Health Services Research 40(5):1534-1552. OBJECTIVE: To compare systematic differences between an "omnibus" income measure that asks...Read More

Journal Articles: Employment and Health Insurance Coverage for Rural Latino Populations

Oct. 17, 2008: Blewett, L. A., M. Davern, and H. Rodin. 2005. “Employment and Health Insurance Coverage for Rural Latino Populations.” Journal of Community Health 30 (1):181-195. Rural Latino populations continue to grow in part due to relocation of food processing industries to rural America along with other...Read More

Journal Articles: Mail Surveys Result in More Reports of Substance Abuse

Oct. 17, 2008: Beebe, T. J., J.A. McRae, P. A. Harrison, M. Davern, & K. A. Quinlan. 2005. “Mail Surveys Result in More Reports of Substance Abuse.” Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 58(4):421-424. Objective. To determine to what extent the substance-use information obtained in surveys is affected by method...Read More

Journal Articles: Management Tools in Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program SCHIP

Oct. 17, 2008: Welch, W. P., B. Rudolph, L. A. Blewett, S. Parente, C. Brach, D. Love, and R. Harmon. 2006. “Management Tools in Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program SCHIP.” Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 29(4): 272-282. Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program need...Read More

Journal Articles: Proximity to Trails and Retail: Effects on Urban Cycling and Walking

Oct. 17, 2008: Krizek, K. J. & P. J. Johnson. 2006. “Proximity to Trails and Retail: Effects on Urban Cycling and Walking.” Journal of the American Planning Association 72(1): 33-42. This study used multivariate modeling techniques to estimate the effect of household proximity to retail and bicycle...Read More

Journal Articles: Can We Trust Population Surveys to Count Medicaid Enrollees and the Uninsured?

Oct. 17, 2008: Kincheloe, J., E. R. Brown, J. Frates, K. T. Call, W. Yen, and J. Watkins. 2006. “Can We Trust Population Surveys to Count Medicaid Enrollees and the Uninsured?” Health Affairs 25(4): 1163-1167. Health foundations, such as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), make multimillion-dollar...Read More

Journal Articles: The Role of Information and Influence in Social Networks: Examining the Assn between Social Network Structure and Job Mobility

Oct. 17, 2008: Davern, M. and D. S. Hachen. 2006. “The Role of Information and Influence in Social Networks: Examining the Association between Social Network Structure and Job Mobility.” American Journal of Economics and Sociology 65(2)269-293. This article examines two mechanisms through which social networks...Read More

Journal Articles: Barriers to Care Among American Indians in Public Health Care Programs

Oct. 17, 2008: Call, K. T., D. McAlpine, P. J. Johnson, T. J. Beebe, J.A. McRae, and Y. Song. 2006. "Barriers to Care Among American Indians in Public Health Care Programs." Medical Care 44(6): 595- 600. OBJECTIVE: We sought to examine the extent to which reported barriers to health care services differ between...Read More

Journal Articles: How Much Health Insurance is Enough? Revisiting the Concept of Underinsurance

Oct. 17, 2008: Blewett, L. A., A. Ward, and T. J. Beebe. 2006. “How Much Health Insurance is Enough? Revisiting the Concept of Underinsurance.” Medical Care Research and Review 63(6): 663-700. There is little consensus on what constitutes adequate health insurance coverage. The concept of a...Read More

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