Affiliation: McGill University
- Using marginal structural models to estimate the direct effect of adverse childhood social conditions on onset of heart disease, diabetes, and strokeArijit Nandi
Institute for Health and Social Policy and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC Canada
Epidemiology 23:223-32. 2012..In particular, conventional regression approaches to direct effect estimation are biased when there is time-varying confounding of the association between adult SES and chronic disease by chronic disease risk factors...
- Growing social inequality in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Canada, 2004-2012Kip Brown
Can J Public Health 106:e132-9. 2015..Trends in social inequalities in diabetes across Canada and its different regions have not been assessed. We estimated relative and absolute social inequalities in type 2 diabetes prevalence in Canada between 2004 and 2012...
- Socioeconomic inequalities in HIV/AIDS prevalence in sub-Saharan African countries: evidence from the Demographic Health SurveysMohammad Hajizadeh
Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A3, Canada
Int J Equity Health 13:18. 2014....
- Working and hypertension: gaps in employment not associated with increased risk in 13 European countries, a retrospective cohort studyJuliet Rumball-Smith
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College St, Suite 425, Toronto, ON M5T 3M6, Canada
BMC Public Health 14:536. 2014..This study explores the contribution of breaks in employment to the development of hypertension, a key risk factor for coronary heart disease...
- Economic conditions and suicide rates in New York CityArijit Nandi
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health and Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
Am J Epidemiol 175:527-35. 2012..The relation between economic activity and suicide differed by race/ethnicity and sex. Stock market volatility was not associated with suicide rates. Further work is needed to elucidate pathways that link economic conditions and suicide...
- Social inequality in infant mortality: what explains variation across low and middle income countries?Mohammad Hajizadeh
Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A3, Canada Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 101:36-46. 2014..The findings suggest that policies designed to reduce the concentration of teenage pregnancy among mothers in lower socioeconomic groups may mitigate social inequalities in infant mortality. ..
- Are tuition-free primary education policies associated with lower infant and neonatal mortality in low- and middle-income countries?Amm Quamruzzaman
Department of Sociology and Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 120:153-9. 2014..We found no strong evidence of heterogeneity of this effect by socioeconomic level...
- Associations between macrolevel economic factors and weight distributions in low- and middle-income countries: a multilevel analysis of 200,000 adults in 40 countriesArijit Nandi
Arijit Nandi and Jody Heymann are with the Institute for Health and Social Policy and the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec Elizabeth Sweet is with the Center on Social Disparities and Health, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Ichiro Kawachi is with the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Sandro Galea is with the Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
Am J Public Health 104:e162-71. 2014..We examined associations between macrolevel economic factors hypothesized to drive changes in distributions of weight and body mass index (BMI) in a representative sample of 200,796 men and women from 40 low- and middle-income countries...
- Analyzing whether countries are equally efficient at improving longevity for men and womenDouglas Barthold
Douglas Barthold, Arijit Nandi, and José M Mendoza Rodríguez are with the Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec Douglas Barthold is also with the Department of Economics, McGill University Arijit Nandi is also with the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University Jody Heymann is with the Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles
Am J Public Health 104:2163-9. 2014..We examined the efficiency of country-specific health care spending in improving life expectancies for men and women...
- Association among socioeconomic status, health behaviors, and all-cause mortality in the United StatesArijit Nandi
From the aInstitute for Health and Social Policy and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada bDepartment of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA and cHarvard University Boston, MA
Epidemiology 25:170-7. 2014..We assessed the extent to which smoking, alcohol consumption, and physical inactivity have mediated the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and all-cause mortality in a representative sample of US adults...