Molly A Martin

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Social stratification and adolescent overweight in the United States: how income and educational resources matter across families and schools
    Molly A Martin
    Department of Sociology and the Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, United States
    Soc Sci Med 74:597-606. 2012
  2. pmc Feeding her children, but risking her health: the intersection of gender, household food insecurity and obesity
    Molly A Martin
    Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1754-64. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Family structure and income inequality in families with children, 1976 to 2000
    Molly A Martin
    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Sociology, 414 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Demography 43:421-45. 2006
  4. pmc The intergenerational correlation in weight: how genetic resemblance reveals the social role of families
    Molly A Martin
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6207, USA
    AJS 114:S67-105. 2008
  5. pmc Gender and race/ethnic differences in inaccurate weight perceptions among U.S. adolescents
    Molly A Martin
    Department of Sociology and Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:292-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Equal weights but different weight perceptions among US adolescents
    Molly A Martin
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802 6207, USA
    J Health Psychol 15:493-504. 2010
  7. pmc The image in the mirror and the number on the scale: weight, weight perceptions, and adolescent depressive symptoms
    Michelle L Frisco
    Department of Sociology, Penn State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:215-28. 2010
  8. pmc Disparities in the prevalence of cognitive delay: how early do they appear?
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:186-98. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Reducing home triggers for asthma: the Latino community health worker approach
    Molly A Martin
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Asthma 43:369-74. 2006

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Social stratification and adolescent overweight in the United States: how income and educational resources matter across families and schools
    Molly A Martin
    Department of Sociology and the Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, United States
    Soc Sci Med 74:597-606. 2012
    ..The findings push us to more fully consider when, where, and why money and education matter independently and jointly across health-related contexts...
  2. pmc Feeding her children, but risking her health: the intersection of gender, household food insecurity and obesity
    Molly A Martin
    Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:1754-64. 2012
    ..Obesity, thus, offers a physical expression of the vulnerabilities that arise from the intersection of gendered childcare expectations and poverty...
  3. ncbi request reprint Family structure and income inequality in families with children, 1976 to 2000
    Molly A Martin
    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Sociology, 414 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Demography 43:421-45. 2006
    ..Furthermore, by including cohabitation, I find lower levels of total inequality and a weaker role for demographic shifts in family structure for trends in income inequality...
  4. pmc The intergenerational correlation in weight: how genetic resemblance reveals the social role of families
    Molly A Martin
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6207, USA
    AJS 114:S67-105. 2008
    ..Furthermore, by incorporating genetic information, the shared and social origins of the correlation between inactivity and weight are better revealed...
  5. pmc Gender and race/ethnic differences in inaccurate weight perceptions among U.S. adolescents
    Molly A Martin
    Department of Sociology and Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:292-9. 2009
    ..S. adolescents are at risk of these outcomes, we examine gender and racial/ethnic differences in weight perception inaccuracy. This is the first study of weight perception inaccuracy to include Latino/a and Asian American adolescents...
  6. doi request reprint Equal weights but different weight perceptions among US adolescents
    Molly A Martin
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802 6207, USA
    J Health Psychol 15:493-504. 2010
    ..Asian boys consider a narrower weight range to be 'about the right weight' relative to White boys, and Asian girls are less likely than White girls to perceive objectively lower weights as 'about the right weight'...
  7. pmc The image in the mirror and the number on the scale: weight, weight perceptions, and adolescent depressive symptoms
    Michelle L Frisco
    Department of Sociology, Penn State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:215-28. 2010
    ..Thus, results support the health congruency framework, its extension to subpopulations outside of older adults, and its extension to optimism and pessimism about specific health conditions...
  8. pmc Disparities in the prevalence of cognitive delay: how early do they appear?
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:186-98. 2009
    ..Further investigation of processes whereby social disadvantage adversely affects development prior to 24 months is needed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reducing home triggers for asthma: the Latino community health worker approach
    Molly A Martin
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Asthma 43:369-74. 2006
    ..32 reduction in home trigger score (p < 0.01) for children and a 0.41 reduction (p < 0.01) for adults. This intervention shows promise as a way to reduce asthma triggers in urban low-income Latino communities...