J W Collins

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Differing first year mortality rates of term births to White, African-American, and Mexican-American US-born and foreign-born mothers
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology 45, Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, 225 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1776-83. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Suburban migration and the birth outcome of Chicago-born white and African-American women: the merit of the healthy migrant theory?
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology 45, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL, 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1559-66. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Exploring weathering: the relation of age to low birth weight among first generation and established United States-born Mexican-American women
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, 45, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:967-72. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Advancing maternal age and infant birth weight among urban African Americans: the effect of neighborhood poverty
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:180-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Preterm birth among African American and white women with a lifelong residence in high-income Chicago neighborhoods: an exploratory study
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:113-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Women's lifelong exposure to neighborhood poverty and low birth weight: a population-based study
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, 45, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:326-33. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Racial disparity in low birth weight and infant mortality
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Division of Neonatology, Box 45, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Clin Perinatol 36:63-73. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Transgenerational effect of neighborhood poverty on low birth weight among African Americans in Cook County, Illinois
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:712-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Low birth weight across generations: the effect of economic environment
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology 45, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:438-45. 2011
  10. pmc African American women's lifetime upward economic mobility and preterm birth: the effect of fetal programming
    James W Collins
    Children s Memorial Hospital and the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:714-9. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Differing first year mortality rates of term births to White, African-American, and Mexican-American US-born and foreign-born mothers
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology 45, Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, 225 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1776-83. 2013
    ..5-2.1) and 1.6 (1.4-1.8), respectively. The IMR of term births to White, African-American, and Mexican-American mothers exceeds that of their counterparts with foreign-born mothers independent of traditional individual level risk factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Suburban migration and the birth outcome of Chicago-born white and African-American women: the merit of the healthy migrant theory?
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology 45, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL, 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1559-66. 2013
    ..These findings do not support the healthy migrant hypothesis of reproductive outcome. ..
  3. doi request reprint Exploring weathering: the relation of age to low birth weight among first generation and established United States-born Mexican-American women
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, 45, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:967-72. 2012
    ..This trend persists among both generations of women with a lifelong residence in lower income neighborhoods...
  4. ncbi request reprint Advancing maternal age and infant birth weight among urban African Americans: the effect of neighborhood poverty
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:180-6. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine whether neighborhood poverty modifies the relationship between maternal age and infant birth weight among urban African Americans...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preterm birth among African American and white women with a lifelong residence in high-income Chicago neighborhoods: an exploratory study
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:113-7. 2007
    ..To explore the association between race and preterm birth among women with a lifelong residence in high-income neighborhoods...
  6. doi request reprint Women's lifelong exposure to neighborhood poverty and low birth weight: a population-based study
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, 45, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:326-33. 2009
    ..To determine whether women's lifelong residential environment is associated with infant low birth weight...
  7. doi request reprint Racial disparity in low birth weight and infant mortality
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Division of Neonatology, Box 45, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Clin Perinatol 36:63-73. 2009
    ..In the process, new insights are highlighted concerning likely causes for the poor birth outcomes of white infants in this country compared with infants in most other industrialized nations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Transgenerational effect of neighborhood poverty on low birth weight among African Americans in Cook County, Illinois
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:712-7. 2009
    ..3 (95% confidence interval: 1.1, 1.4). This study suggests that maternal grandmother's exposure to neighborhood poverty during her pregnancy is a risk factor for infant low birth weight among African Americans...
  9. doi request reprint Low birth weight across generations: the effect of economic environment
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology 45, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:438-45. 2011
    ..A similar generational transmission of LBW including its component pathways of preterm birth and intrauterine growth retardation occurs in both races independent of economic environment across generations...
  10. pmc African American women's lifetime upward economic mobility and preterm birth: the effect of fetal programming
    James W Collins
    Children s Memorial Hospital and the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:714-9. 2011
    ..We investigated whether African American mothers' upward economic mobility across the life course and having been of low birth weight are associated with the preterm birth of their children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational birth weights among the direct female descendants of US-born and Mexican-born Mexican-American women in Illinois: an exploratory study
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:166-71. 2006
    ..To explore the intergenerational birth-weight patterns of the direct female descendants of Mexican-American women...
  12. pmc Very low birthweight in African American infants: the role of maternal exposure to interpersonal racial discrimination
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2132-8. 2004
    ..We determined whether African American women's lifetime exposure to interpersonal racial discrimination is associated with pregnancy outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcome of Mexican-American women: the effect of generational residence in the United States
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:317-21. 2004
    ..To determine whether duration of generational residence in the United States is associated with the pregnancy outcome of Mexican Americans...
  14. ncbi request reprint Postterm delivery among African Americans, Mexican Americans and Whites in Chicago
    J W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:181-7. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight across generations
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:229-37. 2003
    ..This study sought to determine the relationship between maternal birth weight, prenatal care usage, and infant birth weight...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differing postneonatal mortality rates of Mexican-American infants with United-States-born and Mexico-born mothers in Chicago
    J W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:606-13. 2001
    ..This study sought to determine the relationship between maternal nativity and the postneonatal mortality rate of urban Mexican-American infants...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differing intergenerational birth weights among the descendants of US-born and foreign-born Whites and African Americans in Illinois
    James W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:210-6. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that the expected intergenerational rise in birth weight does not occur among the direct female descendants of foreign-born African-American women...
  18. pmc Differential effect of ecologic risk factors on the low birthweight components of African-American, Mexican-American, and non-Latino white infants in Chicago
    J W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 90:223-9. 1998
    ..These results indicate that ecologic risk factors affect the very low birthweight rates of Mexican Americans and whites but not African Americans...
  19. pmc Adequacy of prenatal care utilization, maternal ethnicity, and infant birthweight in Chicago
    J W Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 89:198-203. 1997
    ..These findings indicate that maternal race or some factor closely related to it affects pregnancy outcome regardless of the adequacy of prenatal care utilization...
  20. ncbi request reprint Differing postneonatal mortality rates of African-American and white infants in Chicago: an ecologic study
    Ellen M Papacek
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:99-105. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine whether neighborhood impoverishment explains the racial disparity in urban postneonatal mortality rates...
  21. doi request reprint Exploring weathering: effects of lifelong economic environment and maternal age on low birth weight, small for gestational age, and preterm birth in African-American and white women
    Catherine Love
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:127-34. 2010
    ..In contrast, the degree of weathering among African-American women is related to duration of exposure to low-income areas and disappears for those with a life residence in non-poor neighborhoods...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relation of maternal low birth weight to infant growth retardation and prematurity
    Dyan M Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:321-7. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine the relationship between maternal birth weight, infant intrauterine growth retardation, and prematurity...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effects of racial density and income incongruity on pregnancy outcomes
    Kate E Pickett
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Seebohm Rowntree Building, Room A TB 220, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:2229-38. 2005
    ....
  24. pmc Maternal support in the delivery room and birthweight among African-American women
    Antoine Alexandra Lespinasse
    Mattapan Community Health Center, Mattapan, MA 02126, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:187-95. 2004
    ..We performed a hospital-based case control study of African-American mothers to explore the relationship between maternal support by a significant other in the delivery room and very low birthweight (VLBW)...