Gopal K Singh

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc All-cause and cause-specific mortality of immigrants and native born in the United States
    G K Singh
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Executive Plaza North, Suite 343, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7352, Bethesda, MD 20892 7352, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:392-9. 2001
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc All-cause and cause-specific mortality of immigrants and native born in the United States
    G K Singh
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Executive Plaza North, Suite 343, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7352, Bethesda, MD 20892 7352, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:392-9. 2001
    ..This study examined whether US-born people and immigrants 25 years or older differ in their risks of all-cause and cause-specific mortality and whether these differentials, if they exist, vary according to age, sex, and race/ethnicity...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
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  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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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  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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
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  22. 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...
  23. 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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  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...