Yong Fang Kuo, PhD

Director, Office of Biostatistics

  • 9948 Citations
  • 51 h-Index
1997 …2023
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Research Output 1997 2020

  • 9948 Citations
  • 51 h-Index
  • 331 Article
  • 5 Letter
  • 4 Review article
  • 3 Comment/debate
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2020

Healthcare utilization of Mexican-American Medicare beneficiaries with and without Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

Downer, B., Al Snih, S., Raji, M., Chou, L. N., Kuo, Y. F., Markides, K. S. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jan 1 2020, In : PloS one. 15, 1, p. e0227681

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mexican Americans
Emergency rooms
dementia
Alzheimer disease
Medicare

Increasing Burden of Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure Among Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease in the Young Population in the United States

Singal, A. K., Arora, S., Wong, R. J., Satapathy, S. K., Shah, V. H., Kuo, Y. F. & Kamath, P. S., Jan 1 2020, In : The American journal of gastroenterology. 115, 1, p. 88-95 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liver Diseases
Alcoholic Hepatitis
Hospitalization
Alcohols
Population
Open Access
Hydrocodone
Opioid Analgesics
Medicare
Disabled Persons
Prescriptions
2019

Association between cannabis laws and opioid prescriptions among privately insured adults in the US

Raji, M., Abara, N. O., Salameh, H., Westra, J. R. & Kuo, Y. F., Aug 1 2019, In : Preventive Medicine. 125, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Odds Ratio
Age Groups

Association of Disability With Mortality From Opioid Overdose Among US Medicare Adults

Kuo, Y. F., Raji, M. A. & Goodwin, J. S., Nov 1 2019, In : JAMA network open. 2, 11, p. e1915638

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Medicare
Opioid Analgesics
Mortality
Population
Psychiatry
1 Citation (Scopus)
Benzodiazepines
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Opioid Analgesics
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Hospitalization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Association of the extent of therapy with prostate cancer in those receiving testosterone therapy in a US commercial insurance claims database

Lopez, D. S., Huang, D., Tsilidis, K. K., Khera, M., Williams, S. B., Urban, R. J., Panagiotou, O. A., Kuo, Y. F., Baillargeon, J., Farias, A. & Krause, T., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Endocrinology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insurance
Testosterone
Prostatic Neoplasms
Databases
Therapeutics

Association of the Work Schedules of Hospitalists with Patient Outcomes of Hospitalization

Goodwin, J. S., Li, S. & Kuo, Y. F., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA Internal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalists
Appointments and Schedules
Hospitalization
Patient Care
Continuity of Patient Care

BRCA testing in unaffected young women in the United States, 2006-2017

Guo, F., Scholl, M., Fuchs, E. L., Berenson, A. B. & Kuo, Y. F., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Ovarian Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms
Genetic Association Studies
Insurance
Guidelines
Breast Neoplasms
Incidence
Neoplasms
Advisory Committees
1 Citation (Scopus)
Patient Navigation
Program Evaluation
Caregivers
Vaccination
Pediatrics

Chronic poly-drug administration damages adult mouse brain neural stem cells

McGrath, E. L., Schlagal, C. R., Cortez, I., Dunn, T. J., Gao, J., Fox, R. G., Stutz, S. J., Kuo, Y. F., Hommel, J., Dineley, K., Cunningham, K., Kaphalia, B. & Wu, P., Nov 15 2019, In : Brain Research. 1723, 146425.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural Stem Cells
Brain Stem
Cocaine
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Brain

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Disease
Logistic Models
Odds Ratio
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Prospective Studies

Comparison of Functional Status Improvements Among Patients With Stroke Receiving Postacute Care in Inpatient Rehabilitation vs Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hong, I., Goodwin, J. S., Reistetter, T. A., Kuo, Y. F., Mallinson, T., Karmarkar, A., Lin, Y. L. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Dec 2 2019, In : JAMA network open. 2, 12, p. e1916646

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Subacute Care
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Inpatients
Rehabilitation
Stroke

Comparison of steroid-releasing stents vs nonabsorbable packing as middle meatal spacers

Rawl, J. W., McQuitty, R. A., Khan, M. H., Reichert, L. K., Kuo, Y. F. & Chaaban, M. R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stents
Steroids
Turbinates
Nose
Drug-Eluting Stents
1 Citation (Scopus)

Decreasing frequency and improved outcomes of hepatitis C-related liver transplantation in the era of direct-acting antivirals – a retrospective cohort study

Arora, S. S., Axley, P., Ahmed, Z., Satapathy, S. K., Wong, R., Kuo, Y. F. & Singal, A. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Transplant International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Liver Transplantation
Antiviral Agents
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Sarcopenia
Electric Impedance
Geriatrics
Skeletal Muscle
Photon Absorptiometry

Development of comorbidity score for patients undergoing major surgery

Mehta, H. B., Yong, S., Sura, S. D., Hughes, B. D., Kuo, Y. F., Williams, S. B., Tyler, D. S., Riall, T. S. & Goodwin, J. S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Services Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comorbidity
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
Mortality
Logistic Models
Information Storage and Retrieval
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Medicare
Hospital Emergency Service
Hospitalization
Outpatients
Delivery of Health Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of Retail Clinic Use on Continuity of Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Abara, N. O., Huang, N., Raji, M. & Kuo, Y. F., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 32, 4, p. 531-538 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Continuity of Patient Care
Primary Care Physicians
Medicare
Odds Ratio
Ambulatory Care

Elder abuse and mistreatment: results from medicare claims data

Mouton, C. P., Haas, A., Karmarkar, A., Kuo, Y. F. & Ottenbacher, K., Oct 20 2019, In : Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. 31, 4-5, p. 263-280 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elder Abuse
comorbidity
Medicare
abuse
Morbidity
4 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology and trends of anaphylaxis in the United States, 2004-2016

Chaaban, M., Warren, Z., Baillargeon, J., Baillargeon, G., Resto, V. & Kuo, Y. F., Jan 1 2019, In : International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaphylaxis
International Classification of Diseases
Epidemiology
Hospitalization
Incidence

Epidemiology and Trends of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia in the United States

Ferry, A. M., Wright, A. E., Baillargeon, G., Kuo, Y. F. & Chaaban, M. R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Epidemiology
Epistaxis
International Classification of Diseases
Cerebral Hemorrhage
2 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility of cellular bioenergetics as a biomarker in porphyria patients

Chacko, B., Culp, M. L., Bloomer, J., Phillips, J., Kuo, Y. F., Darley-Usmar, V. & Singal, A. K., Jun 1 2019, In : Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports. 19, 100451.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porphyrias
Energy Metabolism
Biomarkers
Erythropoietic Protoporphyria
Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

Hepatitis C remains leading indication for listings and receipt of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma

Singal, A. K., Satapathy, S. K., Reau, N., Wong, R. & Kuo, Y. F., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Digestive and Liver Disease.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Liver Transplantation
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Alcoholic Liver Diseases
Hepacivirus
1 Citation (Scopus)

Long-Term Opioid Therapy in Older Cancer Survivors: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Shah, R., Chou, L. N., Kuo, Y. F. & Raji, M., May 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, 5, p. 945-952 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Survivors
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Neoplasms

Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Score Predicts Development of First Episode of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in Patients With Cirrhosis

Khan, R., Ravi, S., Chirapongsathorn, S., Jennings, W., Salameh, H., Russ, K., Skinner, M., Mudumbi, S., Simonetto, D., Kuo, Y. F., Kamath, P. S. & Singal, A. K., Sep 1 2019, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 94, 9, p. 1799-1806 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

End Stage Liver Disease
Peritonitis
Fibrosis
Ascites
Ascitic Fluid

NASH Is the Most Rapidly Growing Etiology for Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure-Related Hospitalization and Disease Burden in the United States: A Population-Based Study

Axley, P., Ahmed, Z., Arora, S., Haas, A., Kuo, Y. F., Kamath, P. S. & Singal, A. K., May 1 2019, In : Liver Transplantation. 25, 5, p. 695-705 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalization
Population
Fibrosis
Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure
Open Access
Hydrocodone
Segmental Mastectomy
Mastectomy
Opioid Analgesics
Breast Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Parental knowledge gaps and barriers for children receiving human papillomavirus vaccine in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas

Victory, M., Do, T. Q. N., Kuo, Y. F. & Rodriguez, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 15, 7-8, p. 1678-1687 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Parents
Vaccination
Health Personnel
Students

Pelvic organ prolapse surgery after different hysterectomy methods: A population-based cohort study

Klimczak, A., Kilic, G., Unlu, B. S., Lin, Y. L., Kuo, Y. F. & Borahay, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology. 46, 3, p. 466-472 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Prolapse
Hysterectomy
Cohort Studies
Robotics

Recurrent anaphylaxis in the United States: time of onset and risk factors

Chaaban, M. R., Stuart, J., Watley, D., Baillargeon, G. & Kuo, Y. F., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaphylaxis
International Classification of Diseases
Patient Care
Asthma
Recurrence

Regional variations in human papillomavirus prevalence across time in NHANES (2003–2014)

Hirth, J., Kuo, Y. F., Starkey, J., Rupp, R., Laz, T. H., Rahman, M. & Berenson, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Vaccine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Papillomaviridae
Nutrition Surveys
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Licensure

Social and Health-Related Factors Associated with Enrollment in Medicare Advantage Plans in Older Adults

Kumar, A., Rivera-Hernandez, M., Karmarkar, A. M., Chou, L. N., Kuo, Y. F., Baldwin, J. A., Panagiotou, O. A., Burke, R. E. & Ottenbacher, K. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare Part C
Fee-for-Service Plans
Health
Social Support
Medicare
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Dry Powder Inhalers
Spirometry
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Equipment and Supplies
Lung
1 Citation (Scopus)

Testosterone replacement therapy and hospitalization rates in men with COPD

Baillargeon, J., Urban, R., Zhang, W., Zaiden, M. F., Javed, Z., Sheffield-Moore, M., Kuo, Y. F. & Sharma, G., Jan 1 2019, In : Chronic Respiratory Disease. 16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Testosterone
Hospitalization
Therapeutics
Databases
Subacute Care
Testosterone
Therapeutics
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
1 Citation (Scopus)
Diabetic Neuropathies
Tricyclic Antidepressive Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Confidence Intervals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Use of Imaging and Diagnostic Procedures After Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer

Nishi, S. P. E., Zhou, J., Okereke, I., Kuo, Y. F. & Goodwin, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Chest.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnostic Imaging
Lung Neoplasms
Mediastinoscopy
Thoracoscopy
Bronchoscopy

Use of Medicare Data to Identify Team-based Primary Care: Is it Possible?

Kuo, Y. F., Raji, M. A., Lin, Y. L., Ottenbacher, M. E., Jupiter, D. & Goodwin, J. S., Nov 1 2019, In : Medical care. 57, 11, p. 905-912 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicare
Primary Health Care
Social Support
Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioners

Variation among primary care physicians in 30-day readmissions

Singh, S., Goodwin, J., Zhou, J., Kuo, Y. F. & Nattinger, A. B., Jun 4 2019, In : Annals of internal medicine. 170, 11, p. 749-755 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Care Physicians
Medicare
Fee-for-Service Plans
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Cohort Studies
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Achieving high HPV vaccine completion rates in a pediatric clinic population

Berenson, A. B., Rupp, R., Dinehart, E. E., Cofie, L. E., Kuo, Y. F. & Hirth, J. M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Navigation
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Pediatrics
Vaccination
Population
9 Citations (Scopus)

Adapting the Elixhauser comorbidity index for cancer patients

Mehta, H., Sura, S. D., Adhikari, D., Andersen, C. R., Williams, S., Senagore, A. J., Kuo, Y. F. & Goodwin, J., May 1 2018, In : Cancer. 124, 9, p. 2018-2025 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comorbidity
Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Prostatic Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms
14 Citations (Scopus)

Association of Chronic Opioid Use With Presidential Voting Patterns in US Counties in 2016

Goodwin, J., Kuo, Y. F., Brown, D., Juurlink, D. & Raji, M., Jun 1 2018, In : JAMA network open. 1, 2, p. e180450

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Politics
Opioid Analgesics
Medicare Part D
Prescriptions
Linear Models
9 Citations (Scopus)

Association of hospitalist years of experience with mortality in the hospitalized medicare population

Goodwin, J., Salameh, H., Zhou, J., Singh, S., Kuo, Y. F. & Nattinger, A. B., Feb 1 2018, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 178, 2, p. 196-203 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalists
Medicare
Mortality
Population
Hospital Mortality
Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
Breast Neoplasms
Registries
Neoplasms
Medicare
1 Citation (Scopus)

Differences Between Skilled Nursing Facilities in Risk of Subsequent Long-Term Care Placement

Goodwin, J., Li, S., Middleton, A., Ottenbacher, K. & Kuo, Y. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skilled Nursing Facilities
Long-Term Care
Medicare
Nursing Homes
Fee-for-Service Plans

Discharge Patterns for Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke Patients Going from Acute Care Hospitals to Inpatient and Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation

Hong, I., Karmarkar, A., Chan, W., Kuo, Y. F., Mallinson, T., Ottenbacher, K., Goodwin, J., Andersen, C. R. & Reistetter, T., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 97, 9, p. 636-645 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rehabilitation Nursing
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Inpatients
Stroke
Rehabilitation

Disparities in adolescent and young adult sarcoma survival: Analyses of the Texas cancer registry and the National SEER Data

Avila, J. C., Livingston, J. A., Rodriguez, A., Kirchhoff, A. C., Kuo, Y. F. & Kaul, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. 7, 6, p. 681-687 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survival Analysis
Sarcoma
Registries
Young Adult
Epidemiology
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Age and Sex on Hospital Readmission in Traumatic Brain Injury

Li, C., Karmarkar, A., Adhikari, D., Ottenbacher, K. & Kuo, Y. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Sex Characteristics
Age Groups
Odds Ratio
Episode of Care