Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Neighborhood context and racial differences in early adolescent sexual activityChristopher R Browning
Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, 300 Bricker Hall, 190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Demography 41:697-720. 2004..Collective efficacy also independently contributed to the delay of sexual onset. No significant baseline difference in age of sexual initiation was found between Latino and European American youths...
- Neighborhood residence and mental health problems of 5- to 11-year-oldsYange Xue
School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:554-63. 2005..Little research has investigated possible effects of neighborhood residence on mental health problems in children such as depression, anxiety, and withdrawal...
- Immigrant differences in school-age children's verbal trajectories: a look at four racial/ethnic groupsTama Leventhal
Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
Child Dev 77:1359-74. 2006..The findings support different theoretical models for understanding inter- and intraindividual immigrant differences in achievement. Mexican-American immigrants and Black American nonimmigrants were struggling and merit policy attention...
- Neighborhood structural inequality, collective efficacy, and sexual risk behavior among urban youthChristopher R Browning
Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1353, USA
J Health Soc Behav 49:269-85. 2008..The effect of collective efficacy is dependent upon age: The regulatory effect of collective efficacy increases for older adolescents...
- Neighborhood poverty and public policy: a 5-year follow-up of children's educational outcomes in the New York City moving to opportunity demonstrationTama Leventhal
Institute of Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
Dev Psychol 41:933-52. 2005..From a policy standpoint, the complexity of enhancing low-income minority children's educational outcomes is underscored by the multiple dynamics involved--family, neighborhood, housing, and school...
- A randomized study of neighborhood effects on low-income children's educational outcomesTama Leventhal
Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Dev Psychol 40:488-507. 2004..Homework time and school safety partially accounted for program effects. From a policy perspective, the program benefited disadvantaged male adolescents at high risk for dropping out of school...
- Beyond neighborhood poverty: family management, neighborhood disorder, and adolescents' early sexual onsetKathleen M Roche
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Fam Psychol 23:819-27. 2009..Results provide further evidence for the contextually specific nature of parenting impacts on adolescent adjustment...
- Risk factors for unintentional injuries in children: are grandparents protective?David Bishai
Department of Population Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Pediatrics 122:e980-7. 2008..We sought to identify sociodemographic and familial correlates of injury in children aged 2 to 3 years...
- Neighborhood disadvantage: pathways of effects for young childrenDafna E Kohen
Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, 24 R H Coats Building, 100 Tunney s Pasture Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0T6
Child Dev 79:156-69. 2008..These processes were, in turn, related to less consistent, less stimulating, and more punitive parenting behaviors, and ultimately, poorer child outcomes...
- Moving to opportunity: an experimental study of neighborhood effects on mental healthTama Leventhal
National Center for Children and Families, Columbia University, 525 W 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1576-82. 2003..The health consequences of neighborhood poverty are a public health problem. Data were obtained to examine links between neighborhood residence and mental health outcomes...
- Seven years later: effects of a neighborhood mobility program on poor Black and Latino adults' well-beingRebecca C Fauth
National Center for Children and Families, Columbia University, Box 39, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
J Health Soc Behav 49:119-30. 2008..Adults who remained in low-poverty neighborhoods at the time of the follow-up reported better physical health than adults residing in poor neighborhoods, but mental health did not vary by neighborhood...
- Short-term effects of moving from public housing in poor to middle-class neighborhoods on low-income, minority adults' outcomesRebecca C Fauth
National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027 6696, USA
Soc Sci Med 59:2271-84. 2004..No program effects were found on adults' symptoms of depression and anxiety. These early program effects inform housing policy initiatives for low-income families...
- Measurement equivalence and differential item functioning in family psychologyJeffrey B Bingenheimer
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
J Fam Psychol 19:441-55. 2005....
- Neighborhood income and physical and social disorder in Canada: associations with young children's competenciesDafna E Kohen
Statistics Canada, Health Analysis and Measurement Group, Ottawa, Ontario
Child Dev 73:1844-60. 2002..These findings are discussed in light of neighborhood studies of children in the United States in the mid-1990s...