Rebeca Wong, PhD

Vice Chair, Research

  • 1638 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
1988 …2022

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2020

Health Care Expenditures and Utilization Among Older Mexican Adults

Avila, J. C., Kaul, S. & Wong, R., Jun 1 2020, In : Journal of aging and health. 32, 5-6, p. 269-277 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Impact of Diabetes and Disease Duration on Work Status Among U.S. Older Adults

Mutambudzi, M., Gonzalez Gonzalez, C. & Wong, R., Jun 1 2020, In : Journal of aging and health. 32, 5-6, p. 432-440 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2019

Chronic Respiratory Disease and Cognitive Impairment in Older Mexican Adults

Veeranki, S., Downer, B., Jupiter, D., Kuo, Y. F., Raji, M., Calhoun, W. & Wong, R., Nov 1 2019, In : Neurology India. 67, 6, p. 1539-1542 4 p.

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Open Access

Having an Adult Child in the United States, Physical Functioning, and Unmet Needs for Care Among Older Mexican Adults

Torres, J. M., Rudolph, K. E., Sofrygin, O., Wong, R., Walter, L. C. & Glymour, M. M., Jul 1 2019, In : Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.). 30, 4, p. 553-560 8 p.

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Racial/Ethnic and Nativity Differences in Cognitive Life Expectancies among Older Adults in the United States

Garcia, M. A., Downer, B., Chiu, C. T., Saenz, J. L., Rote, S. & Wong, R., Mar 14 2019, In : Gerontologist. 59, 2, p. 281-289 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

The effect of educational attainment on cognition of older adults: results from the Mexican Health and Aging Study 2001 and 2012

Díaz-Venegas, C., Samper Ternent, R., Michaels-Obregón, A. & Wong, R., Nov 1 2019, In : Aging & mental health. 23, 11, p. 1586-1594 9 p.

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Open Access
2018

Age of Migration Differentials in Life Expectancy with Cognitive Impairment: 20-Year Findings from the Hispanic-EPESE

Garcia, M. A., Saenz, J. L., Downer, B., Chiu, C. T., Rote, S. & Wong, R., Sep 14 2018, In : Gerontologist. 58, 5, p. 894-903 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Chronic comorbidities and cervical cancer screening and adherence among US-born and foreign-born women

Cofie, L. E., Hirth, J. & Wong, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer Causes and Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Cognition and Context: Rural–Urban Differences in Cognitive Aging Among Older Mexican Adults

Saenz, J. L., Downer, B., Garcia, M. A. & Wong, R., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 30, 6, p. 965-986 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Cross-national health comparisons using the Rasch model: findings from the 2012 US Health and Retirement Study and the 2012 Mexican Health and Aging Study

Hong, I., Reistetter, T., Díaz-Venegas, C., Michaels-Obregon, A. & Wong, R., May 10 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Quality of Life Research. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Differences in the Progression of Disability: A U.S.-Mexico Comparison

Díaz-Venegas, C., Reistetter, T. & Wong, R., Jun 14 2018, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 73, 5, p. 913-922 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Efecto del Seguro Popular de Salud sobre los gastos catastróficos y empobrecedores en México, 2004-2012

Translated title of the contribution: The effect of Seguro Popular de Salud on catastrophic and impoverishing expenditures in Mexico, 2004-2012Knaul, F. M., Arreola-Ornelas, H., Wong, R., Lugo-Palacios, D. G. & Méndez-Carniado, O., Jan 1 2018, In : Salud Publica de Mexico. 60, 2, p. 130-140 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Falls in Mexican older adults aged 60 years and older

Valderrama-Hinds, L. M., Al Snih al snih, S., Chen, N. W., Rodriguez, M. A. & Wong, R., Apr 17 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Aging clinical and experimental research. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Health Insurance and the Aging: Evidence From the Seguro Popular Program in Mexico

Parker, S. W., Saenz, J. & Wong, R., Jan 22 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Demography. p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Indoor air pollution and cognitive function among older Mexican adults

Saenz, J. L., Wong, R. & Ailshire, J. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 72, 1, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Longitudinal associations between having an adult child migrant and depressive symptoms among older adults in the Mexican Health and Aging Study

Torres, J. M., Rudolph, K. E., Sofrygin, O., Glymour, M. M. & Wong, R., Oct 1 2018, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 47, 5, p. 1432-1442 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations
2017

Arthritis and Risk of Cognitive and Functional Impairment in Older Mexican Adults

Veeranki, S. P., Downer, B., Jupiter, D. & Wong, R., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 29, 3, p. 454-473 20 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Association between obesity and serum 25(OH)D concentrations in older Mexican adults

Rontoyanni, V. G., Avila, J. C., Kaul, S., Wong, R. & Veeranki, S. P., Feb 1 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 2, 97.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Cohort Profile: The Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS)

Wong, R., Michaels-Obregon, A. & Palloni, A., Apr 1 2017, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 46, 2, p. e2

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54 Scopus citations

Development and validation of a 10-year mortality prediction model: Meta-analysis of individual participant data from five cohorts of older adults in developed and developing countries

Suemoto, C. K., Ueda, P., Beltrán-Sánchez, H., Lebrão, M. L., Duarte, Y. A., Wong, R. & Danaei, G., Jan 1 2017, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 72, 3, p. 410-416 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Dynamics of Economic Security Among the Aging in Mexico: 2001–2012

DeGraff, D. S., Wong, R. & Orozco-Rocha, K., Oct 20 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Population Research and Policy Review. p. 1-32 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Preventive services use among female survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer

Avila, J. C., Kuo, Y. F., Rodriguez, A. M., Wong, R. & Kaul, S., 2017, In : Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 11, p. 167-174 8 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Projecting diabetes prevalence among Mexicans aged 50 years and older: The Future Elderly Model-Mexico (FEM-Mexico)

Gonzalez-Gonzalez, C., Tysinger, B., Goldman, D. P. & Wong, R., Oct 1 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 10, e017330.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2016

A Late Life Risk Index for Severe Cognitive Impairment in Mexico

Downer, B., Veeranki, S. P. & Wong, R., Apr 26 2016, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 52, 1, p. 191-203 13 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Association of arthritis and vitamin D insufficiency with physical disability in Mexican older adults: findings from the Mexican Health and Aging Study

Valderrama-Hinds, L. M., Al Snih al snih, S., Rodriguez, M. A. & Wong, R., Nov 30 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Rheumatology International. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Educational Gradients and Pathways of Disability Onset Among Older Mexicans

Saenz, J. L. & Wong, R., Apr 1 2016, In : Research on Aging. 38, 3, p. 299-321 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Introduction to Special Issue

Wong, R., Angel, J. L. & Riosmena, F., Apr 1 2016, In : Research on Aging. 38, 3, p. 259-262 4 p.

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Muscle Weakness Is Associated With Diabetes in Older Mexicans: The Mexican Health and Aging Study

Peterson, M. D., McGrath, R., Zhang, P., Markides, K., Al Snih al snih, S. & Wong, R., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

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16 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations

Racial and ethnic differences in cognitive function among older adults in the USA

Díaz-Venegas, C., Downer, B., Langa, K. M. & Wong, R., Sep 1 2016, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 31, 9, p. 1004-1012 9 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Self-Reported Health and Functional Characteristics of Mexican and Mexican American Adults Aged 80 and over

Downer, B., Chen, N. W., Wong, R. & Markides, K., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 28, 7, p. 1239-1255 17 p.

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4 Scopus citations

SES Gradients Among Mexicans in the United States and in Mexico: A New Twist to the Hispanic Paradox?

Beltrán-Sánchez, H., Palloni, A., Riosmena, F. & Wong, R., Oct 1 2016, In : Demography. 53, 5, p. 1555-1581 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

The effect of adult children living in the United States on the likelihood of cognitive impairment for older parents living in Mexico

Downer, B., González-González, C., Goldman, N., Pebley, A. R. & Wong, R., Oct 26 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Ethnicity and Health. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Trajectories of limitations in activities of daily living among older adults in Mexico, 2001-2012

Díaz-Venegas, C. & Wong, R., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Health Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2015

Adult obesity, disease and longevity in Mexico

Palloni, A., Beltrán-Sánchez, H., Novak, B., Pinto, G. & Wong, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Salud publica de Mexico. 57, p. S22-S30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Scopus citations

A life course approach to mortality in Mexico

Saenz, J. L. & Wong, R., 2015, In : Salud Publica de Mexico. 57, p. S46-S53

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Costs of breast cancer care in Mexico: Analysis of two insurance coverage scenarios

González-Robledo, M. C., Wong, R., Ornelas, H. A. & Knaul, F. M., Oct 28 2015, In : ecancermedicalscience. 9, 587.

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4 Scopus citations

Cross-National Differences in Disability Among Elders: Transitions in Disability in Mexico and the United States

Gerst-Emerson, K., Wong, R., Michaels-Obregon, A. & Palloni, A., Sep 1 2015, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 70, 5, p. 759-768 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Depressive Symptoms Among Older Mexicans: The Role of Widowhood, Gender, and Social Integration

Monserud, M. A. & Wong, R., Nov 1 2015, In : Research on Aging. 37, 8, p. 856-886 31 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Family size and old-age wellbeing: effects of the fertility transition in Mexico

DÍAZ-VENEGAS, CARLOS., SÁENZ, JOSEPH. L. & Wong, R., Oct 29 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Ageing and Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Impacto de la salud: Análisis longitudinal del empleo en edad media y avanzada en México

Translated title of the contribution: Health impact: Longitudinal analysis of employment at middle and old age in MexicoGonzález-González, C. & Wong, R., 2015, In : Papeles de Poblacion. 20, 81, p. 89-120 32 p.

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Introduction

Robledo, L. M. G., Palloni, A., Rojo, M. M. T. & Wong, R., 2015, In : Salud Publica de Mexico. 57, p. S2-S5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Mortality and its association with chronic and infectious diseases in Mexico: A panel data analysis of the elderly

González-González, C., Palloni, A. & Wong, R., 2015, In : Salud Publica de Mexico. 57, p. S39-S45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations