P Braveman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health disparities and health equity: concepts and measurement
    Paula Braveman
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0900, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:167-94. 2006
  2. pmc Do we have real poverty in the United States of America?
    Paula Braveman
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A84. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Health disparities beginning in childhood: a life-course perspective
    Paula Braveman
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118 0943, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S163-75. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Social conditions, health equity, and human rights
    Paula Braveman
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of San Francisco, 3333 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118 0943, USA
    Health Hum Rights 12:31-48. 2010
  5. pmc The prevalence of low income among childbearing women in California: implications for the private and public sectors
    P Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:868-74. 1999
  6. pmc Defining equity in health
    P Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:254-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in health within countries: not only an issue for affluent nations
    Paula Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0900, USA
    Soc Sci Med 54:1621-35. 2002
  8. pmc Measuring socioeconomic status/position in studies of racial/ethnic disparities: maternal and infant health
    P Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:449-63. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Barriers to timely prenatal care among women with insurance: the importance of prepregnancy factors
    P Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:874-80. 2000
  10. pmc The relationship of neighborhood socioeconomic characteristics to birthweight among 5 ethnic groups in California
    M Pearl
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1808-14. 2001

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Health disparities and health equity: concepts and measurement
    Paula Braveman
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0900, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:167-94. 2006
    ..g., the wealthiest, the most powerful racial/ethnic group-and all others, not only between the best- and worst-off groups. Pursuing health equity means pursuing the elimination of such health disparities/inequalities...
  2. pmc Do we have real poverty in the United States of America?
    Paula Braveman
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A84. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Health disparities beginning in childhood: a life-course perspective
    Paula Braveman
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118 0943, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S163-75. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Social conditions, health equity, and human rights
    Paula Braveman
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of San Francisco, 3333 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118 0943, USA
    Health Hum Rights 12:31-48. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc The prevalence of low income among childbearing women in California: implications for the private and public sectors
    P Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:868-74. 1999
    ..This study examined the income distribution of childbearing women in California and sought to identify income groups at increased risk of untimely prenatal care...
  6. pmc Defining equity in health
    P Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:254-8. 2003
    ..To propose a definition of health equity to guide operationalisation and measurement, and to discuss the practical importance of clarity in defining this concept...
  7. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in health within countries: not only an issue for affluent nations
    Paula Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0900, USA
    Soc Sci Med 54:1621-35. 2002
    ..Particularly in the context of an increasingly globalized world, improvements in health for privileged groups should suggest what could, with political will, be possible for all...
  8. pmc Measuring socioeconomic status/position in studies of racial/ethnic disparities: maternal and infant health
    P Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:449-63. 2001
    ..The authors aimed to guide the use of two common socioeconomic indicators, education and income, in studies of racial/ethnic disparities in low birthweight, delayed prenatal care, unintended pregnancy, and breastfeeding intention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Barriers to timely prenatal care among women with insurance: the importance of prepregnancy factors
    P Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:874-80. 2000
    ..This study, designed to avoid methodologic limitations of previous research, aimed to identify the important noninsurance barriers to timely prenatal care...
  10. pmc The relationship of neighborhood socioeconomic characteristics to birthweight among 5 ethnic groups in California
    M Pearl
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1808-14. 2001
    ..This study sought to examine relationships between neighborhood socioeconomic characteristics and birthweight, accounting for individual socioeconomic characteristics, among 5 ethnic groups...
  11. ncbi request reprint Infant sleep position: associated maternal and infant factors
    Esther K Chung
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:234-9. 2003
    ..To determine the maternal and infant characteristics associated with the back sleep position for infants to guide efforts to increase its use and reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome...
  12. ncbi request reprint MSJAMA. Measuring health equity within countries: the challenge of limited information
    Paula Braveman
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1650. 2002
  13. doi request reprint The social determinants of health: coming of age
    Paula Braveman
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94118, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 32:381-98. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Is neighborhood deprivation independently associated with maternal and infant health? Evidence from Florida and Washington
    Catherine Cubbin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, 500 Parnassus Avenue, MU 3E, Box 0900, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0900, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:61-74. 2008
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  15. pmc "It's the skin you're in": African-American women talk about their experiences of racism. an exploratory study to develop measures of racism for birth outcome studies
    Amani Nuru-Jeter
    Divisions of Community Health and Human Development and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, 50 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:29-39. 2009
    ..We explored the racism experiences of childbearing African-American women to inform subsequent development of improved measures for birth outcomes research...
  16. doi request reprint Pregnancy intention and preterm birth: differential associations among a diverse population of women
    Aimee Afable-Munsuz
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:66-73. 2008
    ..Studies published to date provide mixed evidence on the relationship between unintended pregnancy and preterm birth, and none take into consideration that the meaning of unintended pregnancy may vary across racial and ethnic groups...
  17. doi request reprint Poverty, near-poverty, and hardship around the time of pregnancy
    Paula Braveman
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:20-35. 2010
    ..Low income and major hardships around the time of pregnancy should be addressed as mainstream U.S. maternal-infant health and social policy issues...
  18. pmc Sociocultural determinants of teenage childbearing among Latinas in California
    Christine Dehlendorf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:194-201. 2010
    ..This study was designed to investigate the roles of socioeconomic factors and acculturation in teenage childbearing in this population...
  19. pmc A health disparities perspective on obesity research
    Paula Braveman
    University of California, San Francisco Family and Community Medicine, UCSF Box 0900, 500 Parnassus Ave, MU3E, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A91. 2009
    ..A disparities perspective guides us to consider multiple dimensions and levels of social advantage and disadvantage and how those advantages and disadvantages produce disparities in obesity and its consequences...
  20. pmc The question is not: "is race or class more important?"
    Paula Braveman
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:1029. 2005
  21. pmc Timing of insurance coverage and use of prenatal care among low-income women
    Susan Egerter
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Box 0900, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:423-7. 2002
    ..This study examined the relationship between timing of insurance coverage and prenatal care among low-income women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improvements in prenatal insurance coverage and utilization of care in California: an unsung public health victory
    Diane R Rittenhouse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0900, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:75-86. 2003
    ..To examine trends in prenatal insurance coverage and utilization of care in California over two decades in the context of expansions in Medi-Cal (California's Medicaid) and other public efforts to increase prenatal care utilization...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood context and sexual behaviors among adolescents: findings from the national longitudinal study of adolescent health
    Catherine Cubbin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:125-34. 2005
    ..Associations between neighborhood characteristics and adolescents' initiation of sex and contraceptive use are poorly understood...
  24. pmc Potential implications of missing income data in population-based surveys: an example from a postpartum survey in California
    Soowon Kim
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:753-63. 2007
    ..To explore the implications of excluding records with missing income, we examined characteristics of survey participants with and without income information...
  25. pmc Poverty, equity, human rights and health
    Paula Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0900, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:539-45. 2003
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  26. pmc Priorities for research to take forward the health equity policy agenda
    Piroska Ostlin
    Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Bull World Health Organ 83:948-53. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Does postpartum length of stay affect breastfeeding duration? A population-based study
    Katherine E Heck
    National Center for Health Statistics, and California Department of Health Services, USA
    Birth 30:153-9. 2003
    ..Women leaving the hospital early may also have household responsibilities that could interfere with breastfeeding. This study examined the relationship between postpartum length of stay and breastfeeding cessation...
  28. pmc Strengthening health information systems to address health equity challenges
    Lexi Bambas Nolen
    Global Equity Gauge Alliance, Durban, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 83:597-603. 2005
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  29. pmc Pandemic influenza planning in the United States from a health disparities perspective
    Philip Blumenshine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:709-15. 2008
    ..Policy makers at the federal, state, and local levels should consider potential sources of socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities during a pandemic and formulate specific plans to minimize these disparities...
  30. pmc When do we know enough to recommend action? The need to be bold but not reckless
    Paula Braveman
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:931. 2007
  31. pmc Socioeconomic status and breastfeeding initiation among California mothers
    Katherine E Heck
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:51-9. 2006
    ..Objectives. To examine multiple dimensions of socioeconomic status and breastfeeding among a large, random sample of ethnically diverse women...
  32. pmc Optimal SES indicators cannot be prescribed across all outcomes
    Paula Braveman
    Am J Public Health 93:12-3; author reply 13. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Should health studies measure wealth? A systematic review
    Craig Evan Pollack
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:250-64. 2007
    ..In order to determine whether health research should more frequently include measures of wealth, this study assessed the relationship between wealth and health...