Gopal K Singh

Summary

Affiliation: Health Resources and Services Administration
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Persistent socioeconomic disparities in infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality rates in the United States, 1969-2001
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e928-39. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in obesity and overweight prevalence among US immigrant children and adolescents by generational status
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 34:271-81. 2009
  3. pmc Immigrant health inequalities in the United States: use of eight major national data systems
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:512313. 2013
  4. pmc Socioeconomic, Rural-Urban, and Racial Inequalities in US Cancer Mortality: Part I-All Cancers and Lung Cancer and Part II-Colorectal, Prostate, Breast, and Cervical Cancers
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Cancer Epidemiol 2011:107497. 2011
  5. pmc Widening Socioeconomic, Racial, and Geographic Disparities in HIV/AIDS Mortality in the United States, 1987-2011
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Adv Prev Med 2013:657961. 2013
  6. pmc Rising Prevalence and Neighborhood, Social, and Behavioral Determinants of Sleep Problems in US Children and Adolescents, 2003-2012
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Sleep Disord 2013:394320. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Widening rural-urban disparities in all-cause mortality and mortality from major causes of death in the USA, 1969-2009
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD, 20857, USA
    J Urban Health 91:272-92. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Widening rural-urban disparities in life expectancy, U.S., 1969-2009
    Gopal K Singh
    USDHHS Singh, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, Maryland Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:e19-29. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Time trends in liver cancer mortality, incidence, and risk factors by unemployment level and race/ethnicity, United States, 1969-2011
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 38:926-40. 2013
  10. pmc All-cause and cause-specific mortality among US youth: socioeconomic and rural-urban disparities and international patterns
    Gopal K Singh
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 90:388-405. 2013

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Persistent socioeconomic disparities in infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality rates in the United States, 1969-2001
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e928-39. 2007
    ..This study examines changing patterns of inequalities in US infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality rates between 1969 and 2001 by area deprivation and maternal education...
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in obesity and overweight prevalence among US immigrant children and adolescents by generational status
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 34:271-81. 2009
    ..Immigrant patterns in childhood obesity and overweight vary substantially by ethnicity and generational status. To reduce disparities, obesity prevention programs must target at-risk children of both immigrant and US-born parents...
  3. pmc Immigrant health inequalities in the United States: use of eight major national data systems
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:512313. 2013
    ..Suggestions and new directions are offered for improvements in health monitoring and for strengthening and developing databases for immigrant health assessment in the USA. ..
  4. pmc Socioeconomic, Rural-Urban, and Racial Inequalities in US Cancer Mortality: Part I-All Cancers and Lung Cancer and Part II-Colorectal, Prostate, Breast, and Cervical Cancers
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Cancer Epidemiol 2011:107497. 2011
    ..Socioeconomic gradients in mortality were steeper in nonmetropolitan than in metropolitan areas. Mortality disparities may reflect inequalities in smoking and other cancer-risk factors, screening, and treatment...
  5. pmc Widening Socioeconomic, Racial, and Geographic Disparities in HIV/AIDS Mortality in the United States, 1987-2011
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Adv Prev Med 2013:657961. 2013
    ..However, slower mortality declines among more deprived groups and blacks contributed to the widening gap. Mortality disparities reflect inequalities in incidence, access to antiretroviral therapy, and patient survival...
  6. pmc Rising Prevalence and Neighborhood, Social, and Behavioral Determinants of Sleep Problems in US Children and Adolescents, 2003-2012
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Sleep Disord 2013:394320. 2013
    ..Neighborhood conditions and behavioral factors are important determinants of sleep problems in children. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Widening rural-urban disparities in all-cause mortality and mortality from major causes of death in the USA, 1969-2009
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD, 20857, USA
    J Urban Health 91:272-92. 2014
    ..Residents in metropolitan areas experienced larger mortality reductions during the past four decades than non-metropolitan residents, contributing to the widening gap. ..
  8. doi request reprint Widening rural-urban disparities in life expectancy, U.S., 1969-2009
    Gopal K Singh
    USDHHS Singh, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, Maryland Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:e19-29. 2014
    ..There is limited research on rural-urban disparities in U.S. life expectancy...
  9. doi request reprint Time trends in liver cancer mortality, incidence, and risk factors by unemployment level and race/ethnicity, United States, 1969-2011
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 38:926-40. 2013
    ..Disparities in mortality and incidence are consistent with similar inequalities in hepatitis infection and alcohol consumption. ..
  10. pmc All-cause and cause-specific mortality among US youth: socioeconomic and rural-urban disparities and international patterns
    Gopal K Singh
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 90:388-405. 2013
    ..The USA ranks poorly in all-cause mortality, youth homicide, and unintentional-injury mortality rates when compared with other industrialized countries...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of neighborhood social conditions and household socioeconomic status on behavioral problems among US children
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U S Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:S158-69. 2012
    ..9 times higher odds of SBP than their more advantaged counterparts. Improvements in neighborhood conditions and household SES may both help to reduce childhood behavioral problems...
  12. pmc Changing urbanization patterns in US lung cancer mortality, 1950-2007
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 37:412-20. 2012
    ..Temporal trends in rural-urban disparities in lung cancer mortality appear to be consistent with those in smoking...
  13. doi request reprint Geographic disparities in access to the medical home among US CSHCN
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S352-60. 2009
    ..In this study we examined geographic disparities in medical home access among US children with special health care needs (CSHCN) aged 0 to 17 years...
  14. doi request reprint Independent and joint effects of socioeconomic, behavioral, and neighborhood characteristics on physical inactivity and activity levels among US children and adolescents
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville MD, 20857, USA
    J Community Health 33:206-16. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint High levels of physical inactivity and sedentary behaviors among US immigrant children and adolescents
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Ln, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:756-63. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of physical inactivity and sedentary behavior among immigrant and US-born children...
  16. doi request reprint Disparities in children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in the United States, 2007
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 126:4-13. 2010
    ..This study examined racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic disparities in children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) or secondhand smoke in the home...
  17. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and behavioral determinants of childhood and adolescent obesity in the United States: analyzing independent and joint associations
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:682-95. 2008
    ..This study examines independent and joint associations between several socioeconomic, demographic, and behavioral characteristics and obesity prevalence among 46,707 children aged 10-17 years in the United States...
  18. pmc Dramatic increases in obesity and overweight prevalence and body mass index among ethnic-immigrant and social class groups in the United States, 1976-2008
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 36:94-110. 2011
    ..Continued immigrant and socioeconomic disparities in prevalence will likely have substantial impacts on future obesity trends in the US...
  19. doi request reprint Rising social inequalities in US childhood obesity, 2003-2007
    Gopal K Singh
    U S Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:40-52. 2010
    ..This study examines changes between 2003 and 2007 in obesity and overweight prevalence among U.S. children and adolescents 10 to 17 years of age from detailed racial/ethnic and socioeconomic groups...
  20. ncbi request reprint A multilevel analysis of state and regional disparities in childhood and adolescent obesity in the United States
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 33:90-102. 2008
    ..Prevention efforts targeting individual risk factors as well as contextual social and environmental factors may reduce geographic disparities in childhood and adolescent obesity...
  21. doi request reprint Changes in state-specific childhood obesity and overweight prevalence in the United States from 2003 to 2007
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Ln, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:598-607. 2010
    ..To examine changes in state-specific obesity and overweight prevalence among US children and adolescents between 2003 and 2007...
  22. ncbi request reprint Widening socioeconomic inequalities in US life expectancy, 1980-2000
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:969-79. 2006
    ..This study examines changes in the extent of inequalities in life expectancy at birth and other ages in the United States between 1980 and 2000 by gender and socioeconomic deprivation levels...
  23. doi request reprint Rural-urban trends and patterns in cervical cancer mortality, incidence, stage, and survival in the United States, 1950-2008
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 37:217-23. 2012
    ..0% for white women in metropolitan areas. Disparities in survival existed after controlling for disease stage. Rural-urban disparities in cervical cancer have persisted despite steep declines in incidence and mortality rates...
  24. doi request reprint Neighborhood socioeconomic conditions, built environments, and childhood obesity
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:503-12. 2010
    ..Our findings can contribute to policy decisions aimed at reducing health inequalities and promoting obesity prevention efforts such as community-based physical activity and healthy diet initiatives...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nativity/immigrant status, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic determinants of breastfeeding initiation and duration in the United States, 2003
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 119:S38-46. 2007
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  26. pmc Widening socioeconomic disparities in US childhood mortality, 1969 2000
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1658-65. 2007
    ..We examined the extent to which area socioeconomic inequalities in overall and cause-specific mortality among US children aged 1-14 years changed between 1969 and 2000...
  27. doi request reprint A national profile of the health care experiences and family impact of autism spectrum disorder among children in the United States, 2005-2006
    Michael D Kogan
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e1149-58. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the health care experiences of children with autism spectrum disorder and the impact of autism spectrum disorder on the family and to assess whether having a medical home is associated with less family impact...
  28. pmc Multivariate analysis of state variation in breastfeeding rates in the United States
    Michael D Kogan
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1872-80. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the impact of sociodemographic and behavioral factors and state legislation on breastfeeding initiation (child ever fed breastmilk) and duration...
  29. doi request reprint Underinsurance among children in the United States
    Michael D Kogan
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:841-51. 2010
    ..Recent interest in policy regarding children's health insurance has focused on expanding coverage. Less attention has been devoted to the question of whether insurance sufficiently meets children's needs...
  30. pmc Health, chronic conditions, and behavioral risk disparities among U.S. immigrant children and adolescents
    Gopal K Singh
    U S Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD
    Public Health Rep 128:463-79. 2013
    ..We examined differentials in the prevalence of 23 parent-reported health, chronic condition, and behavioral indicators among 91,532 children of immigrant and U.S.-born parents...
  31. doi request reprint Household language use and health care access, unmet need, and family impact among CSHCN
    Stella M Yu
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S414-9. 2009
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence of parent-reported diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder among children in the US, 2007
    Michael D Kogan
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1395-403. 2009
    ..The reported increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attendant health and family impact make monitoring of ASD prevalence a public health priority...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of state and regional disparities in vigorous physical activity levels among US children and adolescents
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:73-87. 2009
    ..This study examines state and regional disparities in vigorous physical activity levels among US children age 6 to 17 years...
  34. pmc High parenting aggravation among US immigrant families
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 18A 55, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:2102-8. 2012
    ..We examined the association between the joint effects of children's immigrant family type and race/ethnicity on parenting aggravation...
  35. doi request reprint State variation in underinsurance among children with special health care needs in the United States
    Michael D Kogan
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 125:673-80. 2010
    ..Defined as having inadequate benefits, underinsurance may be a particular problem for CSHCN because of their greater needs for medical care...
  36. pmc Health status and health services access and utilization among Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, South Asian, and Vietnamese children in California
    Stella M Yu
    5600 Fishers Lane, 18A 55 Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:823-30. 2010
    ..We examined health status and health services access and utilization of Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, South Asian, Vietnamese, and non-Hispanic White children in California...
  37. ncbi request reprint Trends and disparities in socioeconomic and behavioural characteristics, life expectancy, and cause-specific mortality of native-born and foreign-born populations in the United States, 1979-2003
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:903-19. 2006
    ..In this study, we analysed trends in social and behavioural characteristics, life expectancy, and mortality patterns of immigrants and the US-born from 1979 to 2003...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health status and health services utilization among US Chinese, Asian Indian, Filipino, and other Asian/Pacific Islander Children
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Data and Information Management, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 113:101-7. 2004
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Access to the medical home: new findings from the 2005-2006 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
    Bonnie B Strickland
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Parklawn Building 188 A 27, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e996-1004. 2009
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  40. pmc Excess infant mortality among Native Hawaiians: identifying determinants for preventive action
    Ashley H Hirai
    Ashley H Hirai and Gopal K Singh are with the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD Donald K Hayes and Loretta J Fuddy are with the Hawai i Department of Health, Honolulu Maile M Taualii is with the Office of Public Health Studies, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health, University of Hawai i and Papa Ola Lokahi, Honolulu
    Am J Public Health 103:e88-95. 2013
    ..We identified potential determinants and cause-specific sources of excess infant mortality among Native Hawaiians...
  41. doi request reprint Factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding in the United States
    Jessica R Jones
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 128:1117-25. 2011
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  42. pmc Marked ethnic, nativity, and socioeconomic disparities in disability and health insurance among US children and adults: the 2008-2010 American community survey
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Biomed Res Int 2013:627412. 2013
    ..1% and 89.7% of ethnic inequality in adult health insurance and disability, respectively. Health policy programs urgently need to tackle these profound social disparities in disability and healthcare access. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint The association of smoking with perception of income inequality, relative material well-being, and social capital
    Mohammad Siahpush
    The Cancer Council Victoria, Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, 100 Drummond Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC 3053, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 63:2801-12. 2006
    ..While the cross-sectional design of the study does not allow causal inferences, the results imply that smoking is less prevalent in communities that are more egalitarian and have a higher stock of social capital...
  44. doi request reprint Happiness and life satisfaction prospectively predict self-rated health, physical health, and the presence of limiting, long-term health conditions
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986075 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6075, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:18-26. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of happiness and life satisfaction on health...
  45. ncbi request reprint Increasing inequalities in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among US adults aged 25-64 years by area socioeconomic status, 1969-1998
    Gopal K Singh
    National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 504, MSC 8316, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:600-13. 2002
    ..This study examined the extent to which areal socio-economic gradients in all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality among US men and women aged 25-64 years increased between 1969 and 1998...
  46. ncbi request reprint Changing area socioeconomic patterns in U.S. cancer mortality, 1950-1998: Part I--All cancers among men
    Gopal K Singh
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:904-15. 2002
    ..However, such indices have not been used in cancer surveillance in the United States. We developed an area socioeconomic index to examine area socioeconomic patterns in all-cancer mortality among U.S. men between 1950 and 1998...
  47. ncbi request reprint Changing area socioeconomic patterns in U.S. cancer mortality, 1950-1998: Part II--Lung and colorectal cancers
    Gopal K Singh
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:916-25. 2002
    ..S. cancer mortality. Because mortality rates for many cancers vary by socioeconomic characteristics, we used area socioeconomic indices to examine patterns in U.S. lung and colorectal cancer mortality between 1950 and 1998...
  48. pmc Increasing rural-urban gradients in US suicide mortality, 1970-1997
    Gopal K Singh
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1161-7. 2002
    ..This study examined rural-urban gradients in US suicide mortality and the extent to which such gradients varied across time, sex, and age...
  49. pmc Area deprivation and widening inequalities in US mortality, 1969-1998
    Gopal K Singh
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1137-43. 2003
    ..This study examined age-, sex-, and race-specific gradients in US mortality by area deprivation between 1969 and 1998...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cancer disparities by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status
    Elizabeth Ward
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 54:78-93. 2004
    ..Opportunities to reduce cancer disparities exist in prevention (reductions in tobacco use, physical inactivity, and obesity), early detection (mammography, colorectal screening, Pap tests), treatment, and palliative care...
  51. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and financial stress
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986075 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6075, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:338-42. 2007
    ..Research on the financial consequences of quitting smoking is scant. We examined the association of smoking cessation with the subsequent likelihood of experiencing financial stress...
  52. ncbi request reprint Health, life expectancy, and mortality patterns among immigrant populations in the United States
    Gopal K Singh
    Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 504, MSC 8316, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    Can J Public Health 95:I14-21. 2004
    ..In this study, we examined the extent to which US- and foreign-born blacks, whites, Asians, and Hispanics differ in their health, life expectancy, and mortality patterns across the life course...
  53. ncbi request reprint Persistent area socioeconomic disparities in U.S. incidence of cervical cancer, mortality, stage, and survival, 1975-2000
    Gopal K Singh
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    Cancer 101:1051-7. 2004
    ..The current article analyzed temporal area socioeconomic inequalities in U.S. cervical cancer incidence, mortality, stage, and survival...
  54. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of cancer in the United States
    Shanita Williams-Brown
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 1495, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 21:236-42. 2005
    ..To describe the epidemiology of cancer in the United States-risk factors, trends, and recent patterns of disparities in cancer incidence, mortality, and survival...
  55. ncbi request reprint Ethnic-immigrant differentials in health behaviors, morbidity, and cause-specific mortality in the United States: an analysis of two national data bases
    Gopal K Singh
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8316, USA
    Hum Biol 74:83-109. 2002
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic predictors of pap test receipt, currency and knowledge among Australian women
    Mohammad Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Control Research Institute, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton South, Australia
    Prev Med 35:362-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this research was to examine sociodemographic predictors of receipt, currency (being up-to-date for), and knowledge of Pap test...
  57. pmc Association of smoking cessation with financial stress and material well-being: results from a prospective study of a population-based national survey
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Public Health 97:2281-7. 2007
    ..We used 4 waves of prospective data to examine the association of smoking cessation with financial stress and material well-being...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic variations in breast cancer screening behavior among Australian women: results from the 1995 National Health Survey
    Mohammad Siahpush
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Prev Med 35:174-80. 2002
    ..We examined sociodemographic variations in breast cancer screening behavior among Australian women...