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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
13 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.

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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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4 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

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.

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14 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

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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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.

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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.

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7 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.

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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. A., Diaz-Venegas, C., Michaels-Obregon, A. & Wong, R., Sep 1 2018, In : Quality of Life Research. 27, 9, p. 2431-2441 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.

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12 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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3 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.

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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.

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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
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.

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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.

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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.

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10 Scopus citations
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.

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2 Scopus citations

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

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

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123 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.

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3 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

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4 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

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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19 Scopus citations

Normative and standardized data for cognitive measures in the Mexican health and aging study

Mejía-Arango, S., Wong, R. & Michaels-Obregón, A., 2015, In : Salud publica de Mexico. 57, p. S90-S96

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Open Access
19 Scopus citations

Older adults under a mixed regime of infectious and chronic diseases

Samper-Ternent, R., Michaels-Obregon, A., Wong, R. & Palloni, A., 2012, In : Salud publica de Mexico. 54, 5, p. 487-495 9 p.

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Open Access
11 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

Prevalence and associated factors of sarcopenia among elderly in Brazil: Findings from the sabe study

Alexandre, T. D. S., Duarte, Y. A. D. O., Santos, J. L. F., Wong, R. & Lebrão, M. L., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging. 18, 3, p. 284-290 7 p.

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68 Scopus citations

Prevalence and factors associated with frailty among Peruvian older adults

Runzer-Colmenares, F. M., Samper-Ternent, R., Al Snih, S., Ottenbacher, K. J., Parodi, J. F. & Wong, R., Jan 2014, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 58, 1, p. 69-73 5 p.

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36 Scopus citations

Progression of aging in Mexico: The Mexican health and aging study (MHAS) 2012

Wong, R., Michaels-Obregón, A., Palloni, A., Gutiérrez-Robledo, L. M., González-González, C., López-Ortega, M., Téllez-Rojo, M. M. & Mendoza-Alvarado, L. R., 2015, In : Salud publica de Mexico. 57, p. S79-S89

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Open Access
19 Scopus citations

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.

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14 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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35 Scopus citations

Recent Returns from the United States : Health, wellbeing and vulnerability of older adults

Riosmena, F., González-González, C. & Wong, R., 2012, In : Coyuntura Demográfica. 23, p. 1019-1026

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Recovery from physical limitations among older Mexican adults

Díaz-Venegas, C. & Wong, R., Nov 1 2020, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 91, 104208.

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Rural-Urban Differences in Health Services Utilization in the US-Mexico Border Region

Su, D., Pratt, W., Salinas, J., Wong, R. & Pagán, J. A., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Rural Health. 29, 2, p. 215-223 9 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Sarcopenia according to the European working group on Sarcopenia in older people (EWGSOP) versus dynapenia as a risk factor for disability in the elderly

Da Silva Alexandre, T., De Oliveira Duarte, Y. A., Ferreira Santos, J. L., Wong, R. & Lebrão, M. L., May 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging. 18, 5, p. 547-553 7 p.

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64 Scopus citations

Sarcopenia according to the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) versus dynapenia as a risk factor for mortality in the elderly

Alexandre, T. D. S., Duarte, Y. A. D. O., Santos, J. L. F., Wong, R. & Lebrão, M. L., 2014, In : The journal of nutrition, health & aging. 18, 8, p. 751-756 6 p.

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Sarcopenia according to the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) versus dynapenia as a risk factor for mortality in the elderly

Alexandre, T. D. S., Duarte, Y. A. D. O., Santos, J. L. F., Wong, R. & Lebrao, M. L., Nov 18 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging. 18, 8, p. 751-756 6 p.

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61 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. S., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of aging and health. 28, 7, p. 1239-1255 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations