Robin L Young
Affiliation: Boston University
- Adjusted significance cutoffs for hypothesis tests applied with generalized additive models with bivariate smoothersRobin L Bliss
Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 2:291-300. 2011..01, 0.05, and 0.10. When applied with adjusted significance cutoffs, both ACST and CPT were appropriately sized across region shapes, population densities, sample sizes, and probabilities of disease...
- Implications of subdividing marital status: are unmarried mothers with partners different from unmarried mothers without partners? An exploratory analysisRobin L Young
Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Matern Child Health J 14:209-14. 2010..To determine the analytic advantages obtained from separating unmarried mothers with partners from unmarried mothers without partners when assessing risk of adverse birth outcomes...
- A multilevel non-hierarchical study of birth weight and socioeconomic statusRobin L Young
Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, MA, USA
Int J Health Geogr 9:36. 2010..Data were collected retrospectively on births to women between 1969 and 1983 living on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The sample included siblings born in different residences with differing community-level SES...
- A power comparison of generalized additive models and the spatial scan statistic in a case-control settingRobin L Young
Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Int J Health Geogr 9:37. 2010..e. is the smoothing term necessary? Permutation tests are a reasonable hypothesis testing method and provide adequate power under a simple alternative hypothesis. These tests have yet to be compared to other spatial statistics...
- Food insecurity and compensatory feeding practices among urban black familiesEmily Feinberg
Department of Maternal Child Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Pediatrics 122:e854-60. 2008..In this we study explored the relationship between food insecurity and compensatory maternal feeding practices that may be perceived as buffers against periodic food shortages among urban black families...
- Caregiver health literacy and adherence to a daily multi-vitamin with iron regimen in infantsL Kari Hironaka
Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Patient Educ Couns 75:376-80. 2009..To determine whether or not limited caregiver health literacy is associated with adherence to a daily multi-vitamin with iron regimen in infants...