Ana V Diez Roux

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Area characteristics, individual-level socioeconomic indicators, and smoking in young adults: the coronary artery disease risk development in young adults study
    A V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:315-26. 2003
  2. ncbi Neighborhood characteristics and components of the insulin resistance syndrome in young adults: the coronary artery risk development in young adults (CARDIA) study
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and Division of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1976-82. 2002
  3. ncbi Socioeconomic disadvantage and change in blood pressure associated with aging
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 106:703-10. 2002
  4. pmc A glossary for multilevel analysis
    A V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, 622 West 168th Street, PH 9 East Rm 105, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:588-94. 2002
  5. ncbi Invited commentary: places, people, and health
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Division of General Medicine, 622 West 168th Street, PH9 East Room 105, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:516-9. 2002
  6. pmc Investigating neighborhood and area effects on health
    A V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, NewYork City, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1783-9. 2001
  7. ncbi Area characteristics and individual-level socioeconomic position indicators in three population-based epidemiologic studies
    A V Diez-Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:395-405. 2001
  8. ncbi Neighborhood of residence and incidence of coronary heart disease
    A V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:99-106. 2001
  9. pmc Neighbourhood characteristics, individual level socioeconomic factors, and depressive symptoms in young adults: the CARDIA study
    Claire Henderson
    Public Psychiatry Fellowship, Room 317, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:322-8. 2005
  10. pmc Socioeconomic status is positively associated with percent emphysema on CT scan: The MESA lung study
    Gina S Lovasi
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Acad Radiol 18:199-204. 2011

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Publications53

  1. ncbi Area characteristics, individual-level socioeconomic indicators, and smoking in young adults: the coronary artery disease risk development in young adults study
    A V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:315-26. 2003
    ..On the other hand, as illustrated by the presence of contextual effects, area- and individual-level measures are likely to tap into different constructs...
  2. ncbi Neighborhood characteristics and components of the insulin resistance syndrome in young adults: the coronary artery risk development in young adults (CARDIA) study
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and Division of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1976-82. 2002
    ..To examine associations of neighborhood characteristics with six components of the insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) in young adults...
  3. ncbi Socioeconomic disadvantage and change in blood pressure associated with aging
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 106:703-10. 2002
    ..Few studies have examined how the longitudinal change in blood pressure associated with aging differs across social groups within industrialized countries...
  4. pmc A glossary for multilevel analysis
    A V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, 622 West 168th Street, PH 9 East Rm 105, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:588-94. 2002
    ..Multilevel analysis has recently emerged as a useful analytical technique in several fields, including public health and epidemiology. This glossary defines key concepts and terms used in multilevel analysis...
  5. ncbi Invited commentary: places, people, and health
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Division of General Medicine, 622 West 168th Street, PH9 East Room 105, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:516-9. 2002
  6. pmc Investigating neighborhood and area effects on health
    A V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, NewYork City, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1783-9. 2001
    ..analyses...
  7. ncbi Area characteristics and individual-level socioeconomic position indicators in three population-based epidemiologic studies
    A V Diez-Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:395-405. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi Neighborhood of residence and incidence of coronary heart disease
    A V Diez Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:99-106. 2001
    ..Where a person lives is not usually thought of as an independent predictor of his or her health, although physical and social features of places of residence may affect health and health-related behavior...
  9. pmc Neighbourhood characteristics, individual level socioeconomic factors, and depressive symptoms in young adults: the CARDIA study
    Claire Henderson
    Public Psychiatry Fellowship, Room 317, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:322-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the relation between neighbourhood socioeconomic and ethnic characteristics with depressive symptoms in a population based sample...
  10. pmc Socioeconomic status is positively associated with percent emphysema on CT scan: The MESA lung study
    Gina S Lovasi
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Acad Radiol 18:199-204. 2011
    ..Higher socioeconomic status (SES) has been associated with lower respiratory mortality and better lung function, but whether a similar gradient exists for computed tomography (CT) measures of subclinical emphysema is unknown...
  11. ncbi The urban built environment and obesity in New York City: a multilevel analysis
    Andrew Rundle
    Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, Room 730, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:326-34. 2007
    ..To examine whether urban form is associated with body size within a densely-settled city...
  12. ncbi Neighbourhood characteristics and mortality in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:398-407. 2004
    ..This study investigates the relationship between neighbourhood characteristics and mortality (all-cause, cardiovascular disease [CVD], and cancer) in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC)...
  13. pmc Association of environmental tobacco smoke exposure in childhood with early emphysema in adulthood among nonsmokers: the MESA-lung study
    Gina S Lovasi
    Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, Room 804, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:54-62. 2010
    ..g., cumulative residential air pollution exposure, exposure to ETS as an adult). Childhood ETS exposure was associated with detectable differences on computed tomography scans of adult lungs of nonsmokers...
  14. pmc Reliability of self-reported neighborhood characteristics
    Sandra E Echeverria
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 622 West 168th Street, PH 9, Room 105, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 81:682-701. 2004
    ..Test-retest reliability measures for these indices ranged from 0.73 to 0.91. The results from this study suggested that self-reported neighborhood characteristics can be reliably measured...
  15. ncbi Self-reported health, perceived racial discrimination, and skin color in African Americans in the CARDIA study
    Luisa N Borrell
    Columbia University New York, NY, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:1415-27. 2006
    ..Further studies of the health consequences of discrimination will require investigation of both the upstream determinants of discrimination and the downstream mechanisms by which perceived discrimination affects health outcomes...
  16. pmc Relation between socioeconomic status, race-ethnicity, and left ventricular mass: the Northern Manhattan study
    Carlos J Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hypertension 43:775-9. 2004
    ..3 g/m2.7 for blacks, 0.0 g/m2.7 for whites, and 1.0 g/m2.7 for Hispanics. Lower SES is an independent predictor of increased LVM among hypertensive and normotensive blacks...
  17. ncbi A multilevel analysis of income inequality and cardiovascular disease risk factors
    A V Diez-Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:673-87. 2000
    ..Although not conclusive, findings for three of the four risk factors are suggestive of a contextual effect of income inequality, particularly among persons with lower incomes...
  18. pmc Prevalence and social correlates of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Harlem
    A V Diez-Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:302-7. 1999
    ..This study examined the prevalence, social correlates, and clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in a predominantly Black, poor, urban community...
  19. pmc Neighborhood poverty and the resurgence of tuberculosis in New York City, 1984-1992
    R G Barr
    Division of General Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1487-93. 2001
    ..We assessed the relation between neighborhood poverty and TB at the height of the epidemic and longitudinally from 1984 through 1992...
  20. ncbi Multilevel analysis in public health research
    A V Diez-Roux
    Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:171-92. 2000
    ..The potentialities and limitations of multilevel analysis, within the broader context of understanding the role of factors defined at multiple levels in shaping health outcomes, are discussed...
  21. ncbi Supermarkets, other food stores, and obesity: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kimberly Morland
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:333-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether characteristics of the local food environment are associated with the prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors...
  22. pmc Associations of the local food environment with diet quality--a comparison of assessments based on surveys and geographic information systems: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Latetia V Moore
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:917-24. 2008
    ..Efforts to improve diet may benefit from combining individual and environmental approaches...
  23. ncbi Kidney disease in life-course socioeconomic context: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    David A Shoham
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, and UNC Kidney Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7156, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:217-26. 2007
    ..Persons belonging to the working class or living in an adverse social environment at particular periods of their life course may have an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  24. ncbi Assessing the measurement properties of neighborhood scales: from psychometrics to ecometrics
    Mahasin S Mujahid
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:858-67. 2007
    ..These results illustrate a methodological approach for assessing the measurement properties of neighborhood-level constructs and show that these constructs can be measured reliably...
  25. pmc Intraurban variations in adult mortality in a large Latin American city
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1214 South University 2nd floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    J Urban Health 84:319-33. 2007
    ..Our results highlight the pervasive role of space and social inequalities in shaping life and death within large cities...
  26. pmc Socioeconomic position and incident mobility impairment in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Cheryl K Nordstrom
    Wayne State University, Center for Health Research, Detroit, MI, USA
    BMC Geriatr 7:11. 2007
    ..We investigated if personal socioeconomic position (SEP) factors and neighborhood characteristics were associated with incident mobility impairment in the elderly...
  27. pmc Associations of acculturation and socioeconomic status with subclinical cardiovascular disease in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Pamela L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1963-70. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi Neighborhood resources for physical activity and healthy foods and their association with insulin resistance
    Amy H Auchincloss
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Epidemiology 19:146-57. 2008
    ..Little is known about the influence of the built environment, and in particular neighborhood resources, on health. We hypothesized that neighborhood resources for physical activity and healthy foods are associated with insulin resistance...
  29. doi Long-term exposure to ambient particulate matter and prevalence of subclinical atherosclerosis in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:667-75. 2008
    ..Results are compatible with some effect of particulate matter exposures on development of carotid atherosclerosis...
  30. doi Neighborhood characteristics and hypertension
    Mahasin S Mujahid
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Epidemiology 19:590-8. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate cross-sectional associations between features of neighborhoods and hypertension and to examine the sensitivity of results to various methods of estimating neighborhood conditions...
  31. pmc Comparing Perception-Based and Geographic Information System (GIS)-based characterizations of the local food environment
    Latetia V Moore
    University of Michigan, Department of Epidemiology, 109 Observatory St, 4648 SPH I Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    J Urban Health 85:206-16. 2008
    ..Perception- and GIS-based characterizations of the environment are associated but are not identical. Combinations of different types of measures may yield more valid measures of the environment...
  32. ncbi Association of insulin resistance with distance to wealthy areas: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Amy H Auchincloss
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:389-97. 2007
    ..This study shows that proximity to resources in high-income areas is related to insulin resistance...
  33. ncbi Estimating neighborhood health effects: the challenges of causal inference in a complex world
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, 1214 South University, 2nd Floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1953-60. 2004
  34. ncbi The association of personal and neighborhood socioeconomic indicators with subclinical cardiovascular disease in an elderly cohort. The cardiovascular health study
    Cheryl K Nordstrom
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1214 S 2nd Floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2139-47. 2004
    ..Personal and neighborhood socioeconomic indicators were associated with subclinical disease prevalence in this elderly cohort. These relationships were reduced after controlling for traditional CVD risk factors...
  35. pmc Residential environments and cardiovascular risk
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Urban Health 80:569-89. 2003
    ..The need for interdisciplinary work is emphasized...
  36. pmc Neighbourhood environments and mortality in an elderly cohort: results from the cardiovascular health study
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:917-23. 2004
    ..It has been postulated that neighbourhood conditions are related to the health of the elderly population but longitudinal studies are rare and confounding by individual level variables remains a possibility...
  37. ncbi The effects of US state income inequality and alcohol policies on symptoms of depression and alcohol dependence
    Claire Henderson
    Health Services Research Department, David Goldberg Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, P O 29, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:565-75. 2004
    ..However, evidence was found for a protective effect of increased beer taxation against alcohol dependence symptoms, suggesting the need to further consider the impact of alcohol policies on alcohol use disorders...
  38. ncbi Commentary: estimating and understanding area health effects
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:284-5. 2005
  39. ncbi Racial disparity in long-term mortality rate after hospitalization for myocardial infarction: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am Heart J 146:459-64. 2003
    ..This study examined the racial disparity in mortality rates after MI and possible explanatory factors...
  40. ncbi Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of BMI with socioeconomic characteristics
    Mahasin S Mujahid
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Obes Res 13:1412-21. 2005
    ..To examine cross sectional and longitudinal associations of socioeconomic position and neighborhood environments with BMI in a middle-aged and bi-ethnic cohort...
  41. ncbi Acculturation and socioeconomic position as predictors of coronary calcification in a multiethnic sample
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 112:1557-65. 2005
    ..Coronary calcium has recently emerged as a marker of subclinical coronary heart disease. Although there has been much interest in race differences in calcification, heterogeneity within race or ethnic groups has not been investigated...
  42. ncbi Multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis: objectives and design
    Diane E Bild
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:871-81. 2002
    ....
  43. doi A new tool for epidemiology: the usefulness of dynamic-agent models in understanding place effects on health
    Amy H Auchincloss
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1-8. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, use of these dynamic models may complement traditional epidemiologic analyses and yield additional insights into the processes involved and the interventions that may be most useful...
  44. doi The effects of social capital on health. What twin studies can tell us
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Am J Prev Med 35:182-3. 2008
  45. ncbi Psychosocial factors and coronary calcium in adults without clinical cardiovascular disease
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:822-31. 2006
    ..Evidence is mixed regarding associations of psychosocial factors with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis...
  46. ncbi The study of group-level factors in epidemiology: rethinking variables, study designs, and analytical approaches
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48101 2548, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 26:104-11. 2004
  47. pmc Availability of recreational resources in minority and low socioeconomic status areas
    Latetia V Moore
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:16-22. 2008
    ..Variations in the location and density of recreational resources were examined by SES and racial composition of neighborhoods...
  48. ncbi Area socioeconomic status and mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: the role of hospital volume
    Catherine Kim
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am Heart J 154:385-90. 2007
    ..Individuals of low socioeconomic status (SES) have reduced access to coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). It is unknown if low-SES CABG patients have reduced access to hospitals with better outcomes...
  49. ncbi Integrating social and biologic factors in health research: a systems view
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:569-74. 2007
    ..This paper reviews models for the incorporation of social factors into the study of health, discusses the potentialities of systems approaches, and highlights implications for population health and epidemiology...
  50. ncbi Persistent social patterning of cardiovascular risk: rethinking the familiar
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Circulation 111:3020-1. 2005
  51. pmc Availability of recreational resources and physical activity in adults
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:493-9. 2007
    ..Using data from a large cohort of adults aged 45 to 84 years-old, we investigated whether availability of recreational resources is related to physical activity levels...
  52. pmc Associations of neighborhood characteristics with the location and type of food stores
    Latetia V Moore
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, 1214 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:325-31. 2006
    ..We investigated associations between local food environment and neighborhood racial/ethnic and socioeconomic composition...
  53. pmc Filling the gaps: spatial interpolation of residential survey data in the estimation of neighborhood characteristics
    Amy H Auchincloss
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Epidemiology 18:469-78. 2007
    ..The most appropriate method will vary depending on the construct of interest, availability of relevant supplementary data, and types of observed spatial patterns...