E D Shenassa
Affiliation: Brown University
- Lethality of firearms relative to other suicide methods: a population based studyE D Shenassa
Brown Medical School, Department of Community Health, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 57:120-4. 2003..1) To quantify lethality of firearms relative to other suicide methods, (2) to quantify the extent to which suicide mortality may be reduced by limiting access to firearms...
- Dampness and mold in the home and depression: an examination of mold-related illness and perceived control of one's home as possible depression pathwaysEdmond D Shenassa
Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community Health, Brown School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Am J Public Health 97:1893-9. 2007....
- Perceived safety of area of residence and exercise: a pan-European studyEdmond D Shenassa
Department of Community Health, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Am J Epidemiol 163:1012-7. 2006..If these findings were replicated, they would suggest that health promotion efforts could target residential areas without the need to identify specific persons...
- Maternal smoking and infantile gastrointestinal dysregulation: the case of colicEdmond D Shenassa
Department of Community Health and Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, One Hoppin St, Suite 500, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Pediatrics 114:e497-505. 2004....
- Safer storage of firearms at home and risk of suicide: a study of protective factors in a nationally representative sampleEdmond D Shenassa
Department of Community Health and Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, One Hoppin Street, Suite 500, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 58:841-8. 2004..To estimate the protective effect of storing firearms locked or unloaded, or both, on the risk of suicide by firearms among people with relatively low intention to die...
- Smoking prevention: implications of study design, research setting, and goalsEdmond Shenassa
Brown Medical School, Department of Community Health, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 6:321-5. 2004..In this article, we demonstrate how simple indices, such as the risk ratio, attributable fraction, or R(2), may have different implications for causal inference and interventions, depending on study setting and research goals...
- Social disparities in housing and related pediatric injury: a multilevel studyEdmond D Shenassa
Department of Community Health and the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Am J Public Health 94:633-9. 2004....
- Intergenerational transmission of tobacco use and dependence: a transdisciplinary perspectiveEdmond D Shenassa
Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 5:S55-69. 2003..Research gaps that exist between scientific disciplines are highlighted, and some directions for future research are suggested...
- Routine stair climbing in place of residence and body mass index: a pan-European population based studyE D Shenassa
Epidemiology Section, Department of Community Health, Brown School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
Int J Obes (Lond) 32:490-4. 2008..This study examined the association between daily stair climbing, as measured by floor of residence in buildings without elevators, and body mass index (BMI)...
- Utility of indices of gun availability in the communityEdmond D Shenassa
Department of Community Health and Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 60:44-9. 2006..To estimate the degree to which the proportion of homicides and suicides committed with a gun is associated with reported availability of firearms across Chicago neighbourhoods...
- The environmental "riskscape" and social inequality: implications for explaining maternal and child health disparitiesRachel Morello-Frosch
Center for Environmental Studies and Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Environ Health Perspect 114:1150-3. 2006..Research indicates that the double jeopardy of exposure to environmental hazards combined with place-based stressors is associated with maternal and child health (MCH) disparities...
- Inadequate prenatal care and elevated blood lead levels among children born in Providence, Rhode Island: a population-based studyAnna Greene
Center for Environmental Studies, Brown University, 135 Angell St, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Public Health Rep 121:729-36. 2006..This study was conducted to determine whether children born to mothers receiving inadequate prenatal care are at an increased risk for having an elevated blood lead level during early childhood...
- Elevated risk of tobacco dependence among offspring of mothers who smoked during pregnancy: a 30-year prospective studyStephen L Buka
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Psychiatry 160:1978-84. 2003..The authors' goal was to investigate whether maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of nicotine dependence among adult offspring...
- Ethnic/racial disparities in hospital procedure volume for lung resection for lung cancerCharles J Neighbors
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA
Med Care 45:655-63. 2007..Ethnic/racial minorities experience poorer outcomes from lung cancer than non-Hispanic whites. Higher hospital procedure volume is associated with better survival from lung resection for lung cancer...
- Changing trends of HIV-related hospitalizations: a small area analysis in Illinois, 1994-2000Mary Jean Brown
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Community Health 28:247-55. 2003..These results indicate that evaluation of data at several geographic levels can provide healthcare policy makers with essential information at each level of analysis...