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Adult obesity, disease and longevity in Mexico

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

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Open Access
12 Scopus citations

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

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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3 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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Open Access

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.

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7 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, S., Rodriguez, M. A. & Wong, R., Apr 1 2017, In : Rheumatology International. 37, 4, p. 607-616 10 p.

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4 Scopus citations

BMI and transitions to disability among older adults in Mexico and the United States

Gerst, K. N., Michaels-Obregon, A. A. & Wong, R. A., Jan 1 2012, Aging, Health, and Longevity in the Mexican-Origin Population. Springer US, p. 67-86 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations

Challenges for Evaluating Cognitive Deterioration in Population Studies

Wong, R., Nov 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Childhood Poverty and Depressive Symptoms for Older Adults in Mexico: A Life-Course Analysis

Torres, J. M. & Wong, R., Sep 2013, In : Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. 28, 3, p. 317-337 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

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

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

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1 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

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

Coexistence of Obesity and Anemia in Older Mexican Adults

Samper-Ternent, R., Michaels-Obregon, A. & Wong, R., Mar 2012, In : Ageing International. 37, 1, p. 104-117 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 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

7 Scopus citations

Cognitive functioning of U.S. adults by race and Hispanic origin

Diaz-Venegas, C., Downer, B., Langa, K. M. & Wong, R., Sep 22 2018, Contextualizing Health and Aging in the Americas: Effects of Space, Time and Place. Springer International Publishing, p. 85-107 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Cohort profile: The Mexican Health and aging study (MHAS)

Wong, R., Michaels-Obregon, A. & Palloni, A., 2017, In : International journal of epidemiology. 46, 2, e2.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

63 Scopus citations

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 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., 2015, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 70, 5, p. 759-768 10 p.

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10 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.

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2 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 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., 2017, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 72, 3, p. 410-416 7 p.

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17 Scopus citations

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

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

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5 Scopus citations

Does the Hispanic Paradox in U.S. Adult Mortality Extend to Disability?

Hayward, M. D., Hummer, R. A., Chiu, C. T., González-González, C. & Wong, R., Jan 1 2014, In : Population Research and Policy Review. 33, 1, p. 81-96 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

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

DeGraff, D. S., Wong, R. & Orozco-Rocha, K., Feb 1 2018, In : Population Research and Policy Review. 37, 1, p. 59-90 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 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

4 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., 2018, In : Salud publica de Mexico. 60, 2, p. 130-140 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
Open Access
1 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

3 Scopus citations

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

Díaz-Venegas, C., Sáenz, J. L. & Wong, R., Mar 1 2017, In : Ageing and Society. 37, 3, p. 495-516 22 p.

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4 Scopus citations

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. 30, 4, p. 553-560 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

Parker, S. W., Saenz, J. & Wong, R., Feb 1 2018, In : Demography. 55, 1, p. 361-386 26 p.

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5 Scopus citations

How the Growing Gap in Life Expectancy May Affect Retirement Benefits and Reforms

Auerbach, A. J., Charles, K. K., Coile, C. C., Gale, W., Goldman, D., Lee, R., Lucas, C. M., Orszag, P. R., Sheiner, L. M., Tysinger, B., Weil, D. N., Wolfers, J. & Wong, R., Jul 1 2017, In : Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practice. 42, 3, p. 475-499 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations
7 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Indoor air pollution and cognitive function among older Mexican adults

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

International Policies for Social Protection of Older Adults

Wong, R., Jul 15 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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 journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Introduction

Gutiérrez Robledo, L. M., Palloni, A., Téllez Rojo, M. M. & Wong, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Salud Publica de Mexico. 57, p. S2-S5

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Introduction

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

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

5 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., Maria Glymour, M. & Wong, R., 2018, In : International journal of epidemiology. 47, 5, p. 1432-1442 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Migrant Health Vulnarability through the Migration Process

Salgado, N., Riosmena, F., Gonzalez-Block, M. A. & Wong, R., 2013, Binational Study of Migration and Health.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Migration Selection, Protection, and Acculturation in Health: A Binational Perspective on Older Adults

Riosmena, F., Wong, R. & Palloni, A., Jun 1 2013, In : Demography. 50, 3, p. 1039-1064 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

122 Scopus citations

Modeling old-age wealth with endogenous early-life outcomes: The case of Mexico

DeGraff, D. S. & Wong, R., Apr 2014, In : Journal of the Economics of Ageing. 3, p. 58-70 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations