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Bei Wu

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    1992 …2019
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    Research Output 1992 2019

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    2014
    Activities of Daily Living
    Obesity
    Hispanic Americans
    Body Mass Index
    Retirement

    Social Isolation and Cognitive Function in Appalachian Older Adults

    DiNapoli, E. A., Wu, B. & Scogin, F., Mar 2014, In : Research on Aging. 36, 2, p. 161-179 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Isolation
    Cognition
    social isolation
    Aptitude
    Social Support

    Social stratification, oral hygiene, and trajectories of dental caries among old americans

    Liang, J., Wu, B., Plassman, B., Bennett, J. M. & Beck, J., 2014, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 26, 6, p. 900-923 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    social stratification
    Oral Hygiene
    Dental Caries
    hygiene
    Tooth

    Social stratification and tooth loss among middle-aged and older Americans from 1988 to 2004

    Wu, B., Hybels, C., Liang, J., Landerman, L. & Plassman, B., Dec 1 2014, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 42, 6, p. 495-502 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Tooth Loss
    Tooth
    Nutrition Surveys
    Demography
    Oral Health

    Staff characteristics and care in Chinese nursing homes: A systematic literature review

    Song, Y., Anderson, R. A., Corazzini, K. N. & Wu, B., Dec 1 2014, In : International Journal of Nursing Sciences. 1, 4, p. 423-436 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Nursing Homes
    Nursing Staff
    China
    Home Nursing
    Staff Development

    Treatment with traditional Chinese medicine for chronic conditions: Findings from Hubei, China

    Yi, C., Boyd, D. L., Coeytaux, R. R., Ostbye, T., Wu, B. & Mao, Z. F., 2014, In : Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 21, 1, p. 40-45

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2013

    Beliefs and communication practices regarding cognitive functioning among consumers and primary care providers in the United States, 2009

    Friedman, D. B., Rose, I. D., Anderson, L. A., Hunter, R., Bryant, L. L., Wu, B., Deokar, A. J. & Tseng, W., Apr 2013, In : Preventing chronic disease. 10, 4, p. 1-13 13 p., 120249.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Primary Health Care
    Communication
    Health
    Exercise
    Newspapers

    Caregivers in China: Knowledge of Mild Cognitive Impairment

    Dai, B., Mao, Z., Mei, J., Levkoff, S., Wang, H., Pacheco, M. & Wu, B., Jan 17 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 1, e53928.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    health care workers
    stigma
    Caregivers
    perceptions (cognitive)
    China

    Cognitive function and oral health-related quality of life in older adults

    Lee, K. H., Wu, B. & Plassman, B. L., Sep 2013, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 61, 9, p. 1602-1607 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oral Health
    Cognition
    Quality of Life
    Dementia
    Geriatrics

    Experiences and concerns of family caregivers providing support to people with dementia: A cross-cultural perspective

    Ivey, S. L., Laditka, S. B., Price, A. E., Tseng, W., Beard, R. L., Liu, R., Fetterman, D., Wu, B. & Logsdon, R. G., Nov 2013, In : Dementia. 12, 6, p. 806-820 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    dementia
    caregiver
    caregiving
    experience
    ethnic group

    How do older people describe others with cognitive impairment? A multiethnic study in the United States

    Laditka, S. B., Laditka, J. N., Liu, R., Price, A. E., Friedman, D. B., Wu, B., Bryant, L. L., Corwin, S. J. & Ivey, S. L., 2013, In : Ageing and Society. 33, 3, p. 369-392 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    American Indian
    North American Indians
    dementia
    African Americans
    Asian Americans

    Racial and ethnic variations in preventive dental care utilization among middle-aged and older Americans, 1999-2008

    Wu, B., Liang, J., Luo, H. & Furter, R., Dec 17 2013, In : Frontiers in Public Health. 1, DEC, 65.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Preventive Medicine
    Dental Care
    Tooth
    Oral Health
    North American Indians

    Racial disparities in trajectories of dental caries experience

    Liang, J., Wu, B., Plassman, B., Bennett, J. & Beck, J., Dec 2013, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 41, 6, p. 517-525 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dental Caries
    Tooth
    DMF Index
    Linear Models
    Demography

    Traditional Chinese Medicine at the county level in China: An analysis of the status quo and development strategies

    Yi, C., Wu, B., Tang, S. L. & Mao, Z. F., 2013, In : Chinese Journal of Health Policy. 6, 1, p. 57-61

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Trends in ADL and IADL disability in community-dwelling older adults in Shanghai, China, 1998-2008

    Feng, Q., Zhen, Z., Gu, D., Wu, B., Duncan, P. W. & Purser, J. L., May 2013, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 68, 3, p. 476-485 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Independent Living
    Activities of Daily Living
    China
    disability
    trend

    Trends of edentulism among middle-aged and older Asian Americans

    Wu, B., Liang, J., Landerman, L. & Plassman, B., Sep 2013, In : American Journal of Public Health. 103, 9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Asian Americans
    Tooth Loss
    Mouth Diseases
    United States Public Health Service
    Oral Health

    Using social exchange theory to analyze choices of long-term care among older adults in rural China

    Cao, Y. C., Wang, J. Y., Wang, T. & Wu, B., 2013, In : Science, Economy, and Society. 31, 2, p. 17-22

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Views on lifestyle change from caregivers of people with cognitive impairment in China

    John Mei, Y., Levkoff, S., Wang, Q., Wang, H., Dan, C., Mao, Z. & Wu, B., Aug 2013, In : SAGE Open. 3, 3, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    caregiver
    China
    dementia
    recipient
    physical exercise
    2012

    An analysis of content identity and supply mechanism of the demand-oriented social welfare for elderly in China

    Cao, Y. C., Wu, B. & Dai, J. B., 2012, In : Zhejiang Social Sciences. 192, p. 71-80

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Beliefs about promoting cognitive health among filipino Americans who care for persons with dementia

    Laditka, S., Tseng, W., Price, A., Ivey, S., Friedman, D., Liu, R., Wu, B., Logsdon, R. & Beard, R., Jan 1 2012, In : International Journal of Aging and Human Development. 75, 3, p. 273-296 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Asian Americans
    Dementia
    Health
    Focus Groups
    Caregivers

    Edentulism trends among middle-aged and older adults in the United States: Comparison of five racial/ethnic groups

    Wu, B., Liang, J., Plassman, B. L., Remle, C. & Luo, X., Apr 2012, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 40, 2, p. 145-153 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    North American Indians
    Ethnic Groups
    Hispanic Americans
    African Americans
    Tooth

    High throughput DNA sequencing to detect differences in the subgingival plaque microbiome in elderly subjects with and without dementia

    Cockburn, A. F., Dehlin, J. M., Ngan, T., Crout, R., Boskovic, G., Denvir, J., Primerano, D., Plassman, B. L., Wu, B. & Cuff, C. F., Sep 21 2012, In : Investigative Genetics. 3, 1, 19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing
    Microbiota
    Oral Health
    Dementia
    Cognition

    Hygiene self-care of older adults in West Virginia: effects of gender.

    Wiener, R. C., Wu, B., Crout, R. J., Plassman, B. L., McNeil, D. W., Wiener, M. A., Kao, E. & Caplan, D. J., Jun 2012, In : Journal of dental hygiene : JDH / American Dental Hygienists' Association. 86, 3, p. 231-238 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oral Health
    Self Care
    Hygiene
    Oral Hygiene
    Tooth

    Intensity of grandparent caregiving and life satisfaction among rural Chinese older adults: A longitudinal study using latent difference score analysis

    Xu, L., Wu, B., Chi, I. & Hsiao, H. Y., Oct 2012, In : Family and Community Health. 35, 4, p. 287-299 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Longitudinal Studies
    Grandparents
    China
    Psychology

    Oral health related quality of life among older adults in central china

    Zhou, Y., Zhang, M., Jiang, H., Wu, B. & Du, M., Sep 2012, In : Community Dental Health. 29, 3, p. 219-223 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oral Health
    China
    Quality of Life
    Dentures
    Education

    Prevention of cognitive impairment: Physician perceptions and practices

    Day, K. L., Friedman, D. B., Laditka, J. N., Anderson, L. A., Hunter, R., Laditka, S. B., Wu, B., McGuire, L. C. & Coy, M. C., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Applied Gerontology. 31, 6, p. 743-754 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Physicians
    Dementia
    Cognitive Dysfunction
    Exercise
    2011

    Differences in self-reported oral health among community-dwelling black, hispanic, and white elders

    Wu, B., Plassman, B. L., Liang, J., Remle, R. C., Bai, L. & Crout, R. J., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 23, 2, p. 267-288 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Independent Living
    Oral Health
    Hispanic Americans
    health
    community

    Ethnically diverse older adults' beliefs about staying mentally sharp

    Friedman, D. B., Laditka, S. B., Laditka, J. N., Wu, B., Liu, R., Price, A. E., Tseng, W., Corwin, S. J., Ivey, S. L., Hunter, R. & Sharkey, J. R., Jan 1 2011, In : International Journal of Aging and Human Development. 73, 1, p. 27-52 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Asian Americans
    African Americans
    Hispanic Americans
    Senior Centers
    North American Indians

    Older adults' concerns about cognitive health: Commonalities and differences among six United States ethnic groups

    Laditka, J. N., Laditka, S. B., Liu, R., Price, A. E., Wu, B., Friedman, D. B., Corwin, S. J., Sharkey, J. R., Tseng, W., Hunter, R. & Logsdon, R. G., Oct 2011, In : Ageing and Society. 31, 7, p. 1202-1228 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Asian Americans
    Ethnic Groups
    ethnic group
    American Indian
    North American Indians

    Oral health among white, black, and Mexican-American elders: An examination of edentulism and dental caries

    Wu, B., Liang, J., Plassman, B. L., Remle, R. C. & Bai, L., Sep 2011, In : Journal of Public Health Dentistry. 71, 4, p. 308-317 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oral Health
    Dental Caries
    Tooth
    DMF Index
    Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)

    Social network and health: A comparison of Chinese older adults in Shanghai and elderly immigrants in Boston

    Wu, B., Guo, M., Chi, I. & Plassman, B. L., Oct 2011, In : International Journal of Social Welfare. 20, SUPPL. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    social network
    immigrant
    health status
    health
    health behavior

    Use of 16S ribosomal RNA gene analyses to characterize the bacterial signature associated with poor oral health in West Virginia

    Olson, J. C., Cuff, C. F., Lukomski, S., Lukomska, E., Canizales, Y., Wu, B., Crout, R. J., Thomas, J. G., McNeil, D. W., Weyant, R. J., Marazita, M. L., Paster, B. J. & Elliott, T., Mar 1 2011, In : BMC Oral Health. 11, 1, 7.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mouth Diseases
    16S Ribosomal RNA
    Oral Health
    rRNA Genes
    Selenomonas
    2010

    Dementia Care Programs and Services for Chinese Americans in the U.S.

    Wu, B., Lombardo, N. B. E. & Chang, K., 2010, In : Ageing International. 35, 2, p. 128-141 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Asian Americans
    dementia
    Dementia
    Language
    Senior Centers

    Depressive symptoms and health problems among Chinese immigrant elders in the US and Chinese elders in China

    Wu, B., Chi, I., Plassman, B. L. & Guo, M., Aug 2010, In : Aging and Mental Health. 14, 6, p. 695-704 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    China
    Depression
    Health
    Acculturation
    Social Isolation

    Hyposalivation and xerostomia in dentate older adults

    Wiener, R. C., Wu, B., Crout, R., Wiener, M., Plassman, B., Kao, E. & McNeil, D., Mar 2010, In : Journal of the American Dental Association. 141, 3, p. 279-284 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Xerostomia
    Mouth
    Oral Health
    Dental Care

    Recruitment of rural and cognitively impaired older adults for dental research

    Wu, B., Goedereis, E. A., Crout, R. J., Plassman, B. L., DiNapoli, E. A., McNeil, D. W., Wiener, M., Boone, M. L., Wiener, R. C., Kao, E. & Bai, L., Sep 2010, In : Special Care in Dentistry. 30, 5, p. 193-199 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dental Research
    Oral Health
    Independent Living
    Cognition
    Health Status
    2009

    Attitudes about aging well among a diverse group of older americans: Implications for promoting cognitive health

    Laditka, S. B., Corwin, S. J., Laditka, J. N., Liu, R., Tseng, W., Wu, B., Beard, R. L., Sharkey, J. R. & Ivey, S. L., Jun 2009, In : Gerontologist. 49, SUPPL. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ethnic Groups
    North American Indians
    Health
    Independent Living
    Aptitude

    From message to motivation: where the rubber meets the road.

    Logsdon, R. G., Hochhalter, A. K., Sharkey, J. R. & Wu (Member of the HARNPCH Workgroup), B., 2009, In : The Gerontologist. 49, Suppl.1, p. S108-S111 (authored on behalf of the members of the Healthy Aging Research Network Promoting Cognitive Health Workgroup )

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Gender differences in views about cognitive health and healthy lifestyle behaviors among rural older adults

    Wu, B., Goins, R. T., Laditka, J. N., Ignatenko, V. & Goedereis, E., Jun 2009, In : Gerontologist. 49, SUPPL. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health Behavior
    Health
    Alzheimer Disease
    Leisure Activities
    Health Promotion

    Getting the message out about cognitive health: A cross-cultural comparison of older adults' media awareness and communication needs on how to maintain a healthy brain

    Friedman, D. B., Laditka, J. N., Hunter, R., Ivey, S. L., Wu, B., Laditka, S. B., Tseng, W., Corwin, S. J., Liu, R. & Mathews, A. E., Jun 2009, In : Gerontologist. 49, SUPPL. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Communications Media
    Cross-Cultural Comparison
    Health
    Brain
    African Americans

    Lifespan influences on mid- To late-life cognitive function in a Chinese birth cohort

    Zhang, Z. X., Plassman, B. L., Xu, Q., Zahner, G. E. P., Wu, B., Gai, M. Y., Wen, H. B., Chen, X., Gao, S., Hu, D., Xiao, X. H., Shen, Y., Liu, A. M. & Xu, T., Jul 21 2009, In : Neurology. 73, 3, p. 186-194 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cognition
    Parturition
    Odds Ratio
    Birth Certificates
    Education

    Promoting cognitive health: A formative research collaboration of the healthy aging research network

    Laditka, J. N., Beard, R. L., Bryant, L. L., Fetterman, D., Hunter, R., Ivey, S., Logsdon, R. G., Sharkey, J. R. & Wu, B., Jun 2009, In : Gerontologist. 49, SUPPL. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Focus Groups
    Health
    Research
    Public Health
    Urban Health

    Root caries patterns and risk factors of middle-aged and elderly people in China

    Du, M., Jiang, H., Tai, B., Zhou, Y., Wu, B. & Bian, Z., Jun 2009, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 37, 3, p. 260-266 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Root Caries
    China
    Tooth
    Oral Health
    Oral Diagnosis

    The two voices of alzheimer's: Attitudes toward brain health by diagnosed individuals and support persons

    Beard, R. L., Fetterman, D. J., Wu, B. & Bryant, L., Jun 2009, In : Gerontologist. 49, SUPPL. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health
    Brain
    Memory Disorders
    Happiness
    Focus Groups

    Workforce issues in residential care facilities in rural China

    Wu, B. & Caro, F. G., 2009, In : Journal of Housing for the Elderly. 23, 3, p. 227-242 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Residential Facilities
    Frail Elderly
    Long-Term Care
    China
    Career Mobility
    2008

    Cognitive function and oral health among community-dwelling older adults

    Wu, B., Plassman, B. L., Crout, R. J. & Liang, J., May 2008, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 63, 5, p. 495-500 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Independent Living
    Oral Health
    Cognition
    Tooth
    Nutrition Surveys

    Factors affecting physician visits in Chinese and Chinese immigrant samples

    Miltiades, H. B. & Wu, B., Feb 2008, In : Social Science and Medicine. 66, 3, p. 704-714 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    immigrant
    physician
    Physicians
    Delivery of Health Care
    utilization

    Gender differences in contributory behaviors among the oldest-old Chinese in Shanghai

    Wu, B., Chi, I., Mjelde-Mossey, L. A. & Silverstein, N. M., Jan 1 2008, In : Ageing International. 32, 1, p. 65-77 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gender-specific factors
    Independent Living
    Social Support
    Health Status
    health status

    Institutional care for elders in rural China

    Wu, B., Mao, Z. & Xu, Q., 2008, In : Journal of Aging and Social Policy. 20, 2, p. 218-239 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Long-Term Care
    Developed Countries
    China
    Developing Countries
    developing country

    Socioeconomic status and alcohol use among urban and rural residents in China

    Wu, B., Mao, Z. F., Rockett, I. R. H. & Yue, Y., Jun 2008, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 43, 7, p. 952-966 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Class
    social status
    China
    alcohol
    Alcohols