STAN M BECKER

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Has the world really survived the population bomb? (Commentary on "how the world survived the population bomb: lessons from 50 years of extraordinary demographic history")
    Stan Becker
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, E4148, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD, USA, 21205
    Demography 50:2173-81. 2013
  2. pmc Socioeconomic factors differentiating maternal and child health-seeking behavior in rural Bangladesh: A cross-sectional analysis
    Ruhul Amin
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N, Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Equity Health 9:9. 2010
  3. pmc Impact of community-based interventions on maternal and neonatal health indicators: Results from a community randomized trial in rural Balochistan, Pakistan
    Farid Midhet
    Department of Population and Family Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21205
    Reprod Health 7:30. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Comparing couples' and individual voluntary counseling and testing for HIV at antenatal clinics in Tanzania: a randomized trial
    Stan Becker
    Population, Family, and Reproductive Health Department, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, E4148, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:558-66. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Couples counseling at an abortion clinic: a pilot study
    Stan Becker
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Contraception 78:424-31. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Husbands' and wives' reports of contraceptive use
    S Becker
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 20205 2179, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 32:111-29. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Husbands' and wives' reports of women's decision-making power in Western Guatemala and their effects on preventive health behaviors
    Stan Becker
    Population and Family Health Sciences Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:2313-26. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Does use of the calendar in surveys reduce heaping?
    Stan Becker
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4148, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 34:127-32. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Are partners available for post-abortion contraceptive counseling? A pilot study in a Baltimore City clinic
    Britta Beenhakker
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Contraception 69:419-23. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Can women's autonomy impede male involvement in pregnancy health in Katmandu, Nepal?
    Britta C Mullany
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Population and Family Health Sciences, 615 North Wolfe Street Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1993-2006. 2005

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Has the world really survived the population bomb? (Commentary on "how the world survived the population bomb: lessons from 50 years of extraordinary demographic history")
    Stan Becker
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, E4148, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD, USA, 21205
    Demography 50:2173-81. 2013
    ..Principles of ecological economics are presented that allow an integration of ecology and economic development and better potential for preservation of the world for future generations. ..
  2. pmc Socioeconomic factors differentiating maternal and child health-seeking behavior in rural Bangladesh: A cross-sectional analysis
    Ruhul Amin
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N, Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Equity Health 9:9. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Impact of community-based interventions on maternal and neonatal health indicators: Results from a community randomized trial in rural Balochistan, Pakistan
    Farid Midhet
    Department of Population and Family Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21205
    Reprod Health 7:30. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  4. doi request reprint Comparing couples' and individual voluntary counseling and testing for HIV at antenatal clinics in Tanzania: a randomized trial
    Stan Becker
    Population, Family, and Reproductive Health Department, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, E4148, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:558-66. 2010
    ..24%) and their infants (55 vs. 22%) as compared to women randomized to IVCT. Uptake of CVCT is low in the antenatal clinic setting. Community mobilization and couple-friendly clinics are needed to promote CVCT...
  5. doi request reprint Couples counseling at an abortion clinic: a pilot study
    Stan Becker
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Contraception 78:424-31. 2008
    ..This pilot study estimates the proportion of abortion patients accompanied by a male partner, the proportion agreeing to couples counseling and describes couples' experiences with the counseling...
  6. ncbi request reprint Husbands' and wives' reports of contraceptive use
    S Becker
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 20205 2179, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 32:111-29. 2001
    ..Logistic regression results show that spousal discussion about family planning and greater female education are consistent predictors of concurrence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Husbands' and wives' reports of women's decision-making power in Western Guatemala and their effects on preventive health behaviors
    Stan Becker
    Population and Family Health Sciences Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:2313-26. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Does use of the calendar in surveys reduce heaping?
    Stan Becker
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4148, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 34:127-32. 2003
    ..To obtain more accurate information about these variables, the authors recommend the use of the calendar...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are partners available for post-abortion contraceptive counseling? A pilot study in a Baltimore City clinic
    Britta Beenhakker
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Contraception 69:419-23. 2004
    ..Such an intervention may help to reduce repeat abortions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Can women's autonomy impede male involvement in pregnancy health in Katmandu, Nepal?
    Britta C Mullany
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Population and Family Health Sciences, 615 North Wolfe Street Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1993-2006. 2005
    ..Involving husbands and encouraging couples' joint decision-making in reproductive and family health may provide an important strategy in achieving both women's empowerment and women's health goals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Domestic violence against women in Egypt--wife beating and health outcomes
    Nafissatou Diop-Sidibe
    Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 111 Market Place, Suite 310, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:1260-77. 2006
    ..Women's programmes must take domestic violence into account if they want to better address the needs of a non-negligible proportion of their target population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Non-specific effects of diphtheria tetanus pertussis vaccination on child mortality in Cebu, The Philippines
    Grace J Chan
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1022-9. 2007
    ..To determine the non-specific effects of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) vaccination and sex on mortality before 30 months of age among those who received Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) vaccine in a high mortality area...
  13. doi request reprint Three methods of estimating births averted nationally by contraception
    Li Liu
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 62:191-210. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Estimation of births averted due to breast-feeding and increases in levels of contraception needed to substitute for breast-feeding
    Stan Becker
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 35:559-74. 2003
    ..Strengths and limitations of the three methods are considered...
  15. ncbi request reprint Disagreement in spousal reports of current contraceptive use in sub-Saharan Africa
    Stan Becker
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 38:779-96. 2006
    ..Ambiguities in the survey question regarding current use need to be reduced, perhaps with an added probe question for non-permanent methods...
  16. pmc Multi-country analysis of the effects of diarrhoea on childhood stunting
    William Checkley
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:816-30. 2008
    ..These observations are consistent with the hypothesis that a higher cumulative burden of diarrhoea increases the risk of stunting...
  17. pmc Infant and under-five mortality in Afghanistan: current estimates and limitations
    Kavitha Viswanathan
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 88:576-83. 2010
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  18. ncbi request reprint Fertility intentions: are the undecided more like those who want more or want no more children?
    Stan Becker
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 39:137-45. 2007
    ..Generally, the undecided tend to be classified the same as the majority among those in the survey with stated desires...
  19. ncbi request reprint Examining the evidence of under-five mortality reduction in a community-based programme in Gaza, Mozambique
    Anbrasi Edward
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:814-22. 2007
    ..3%). These findings suggest that effective community-based partnerships that support the delivery of health services can contribute to mortality reductions...

Research Grants8

  1. MULTIDISCIPLINARY TRAINING IN POPULATION
    Stan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The committee will assist with selection of trainees each year and give overall guidance for the program. ..
  2. Microcredit and Health Services Experiment in Bangladesh
    Stan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Microcredit and Health Services Experiment in Bangladesh
    Stan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Microcredit and Health Services Experiment in Bangladesh
    Stan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....