Abay Asfaw

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Paid sick leave and nonfatal occupational injuries
    Abay Asfaw
    Office of the Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Washington, DC 20201, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e59-64. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Profitability and occupational injuries in U.S. underground coal mines
    Abay Asfaw
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 50:778-86. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Incidence and cost of depression after occupational injury
    Abay Asfaw
    Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC 20201, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1086-91. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Incidence and costs of family member hospitalization following injuries of workers' compensation claimants
    Abay Asfaw
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH Office of the Director, Washington, District of Columbia 20201, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:1028-36. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Relationship of work injury severity to family member hospitalization
    Abay G Asfaw
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Office of the Director, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:506-13. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Does consumption of processed foods explain disparities in the body weight of individuals? The case of Guatemala
    Abay Asfaw
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Econ 20:184-95. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The impact of self-insuring for workers' compensation on the incidence rates of worker injury and illness
    Abay Asfaw
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Office of the Director, Washington, DC 20201, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1466-73. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Willingness to pay for health insurance: an analysis of the potential market for new low-cost health insurance products in Namibia
    Emily Gustafsson-Wright
    Brookings Institution, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1351-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The business cycle and the incidence of workplace injuries: evidence from the U.S.A
    Abay Asfaw
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Washington, DC, USA
    J Safety Res 42:1-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Gender gap in parents' financing strategy for hospitalization of their children: evidence from India
    Abay Asfaw
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Econ 19:265-79. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Paid sick leave and nonfatal occupational injuries
    Abay Asfaw
    Office of the Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Washington, DC 20201, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e59-64. 2012
    ..We examined the association between US workers' access to paid sick leave and the incidence of nonfatal occupational injuries from the employer's perspective. We also examined this association in different industries and occupations...
  2. doi request reprint Profitability and occupational injuries in U.S. underground coal mines
    Abay Asfaw
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 50:778-86. 2013
    ..S. economy yet underground coal mining continues to be one of the most dangerous occupations in the country. In addition, there are large variations in both profitability and the incidence of occupational injuries across mines...
  3. doi request reprint Incidence and cost of depression after occupational injury
    Abay Asfaw
    Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC 20201, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1086-91. 2012
    ..We examined if injured workers were more likely than noninjured workers to be treated for depression after an occupational injury and estimated the cost paid by group medical insurance...
  4. doi request reprint Incidence and costs of family member hospitalization following injuries of workers' compensation claimants
    Abay Asfaw
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH Office of the Director, Washington, District of Columbia 20201, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:1028-36. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Relationship of work injury severity to family member hospitalization
    Abay G Asfaw
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Office of the Director, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:506-13. 2010
    ..Working while under stress due to a family health event may result in injuries of greater severity. Work leave might mitigate such consequences...
  6. doi request reprint Does consumption of processed foods explain disparities in the body weight of individuals? The case of Guatemala
    Abay Asfaw
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Econ 20:184-95. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that increasing shares of partially and highly processed foods from the total consumption expenditure could be one of the major risk factors for the high prevalence of overweight/obesity in the country...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of self-insuring for workers' compensation on the incidence rates of worker injury and illness
    Abay Asfaw
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Office of the Director, Washington, DC 20201, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1466-73. 2009
    ..There is moderate evidence that workers in experience-rated firms sustain less injuries when compared with workers in firms that are not experience rated. This study aims to provide more insight on this issue...
  8. doi request reprint Willingness to pay for health insurance: an analysis of the potential market for new low-cost health insurance products in Namibia
    Emily Gustafsson-Wright
    Brookings Institution, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1351-9. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The business cycle and the incidence of workplace injuries: evidence from the U.S.A
    Abay Asfaw
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Washington, DC, USA
    J Safety Res 42:1-8. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Gender gap in parents' financing strategy for hospitalization of their children: evidence from India
    Abay Asfaw
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Econ 19:265-79. 2010
    ..is much higher than that of girls. Moreover, in line with our theoretical framework, the results indicate that the gender gap intensifies as we move from the richest to poorest households...
  11. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient deficiency and the prevalence of mothers' overweight/obesity in Egypt
    Abay Asfaw
    International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 5:471-83. 2007
    ..Changing the orientation of the food subsidy program may help to simultaneously address this double burden of mothers' malnutrition...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of obesity on doctor-diagnosed chronic diseases in Africa: empirical results from Senegal and South Africa
    Abay Asfaw
    International Food Policy Research Institute, 20033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006 1002, USA
    J Public Health Policy 27:250-64. 2006
    ..Obesity imposes a real and substantial danger, affecting the prevalence of chronic diseases. Unchecked it can be a major public health problem, impose a serious challenge to the health sector, and can jeopardize future developments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Innovations in health care financing: new evidence on the prospect of community health insurance schemes in the rural areas of Ethiopia
    Abay Asfaw
    FCND, International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 5:241-53. 2005
    ..The results show that even in one of the poorest countries of the world, there is a promising prospect to introduce CBHIS...