Tim A Bruckner
Affiliation: University of California
- Economic antecedents of prone infant sleep placement among black mothersTim A Bruckner
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Ann Epidemiol 18:678-81. 2008..e., stomach) infant sleep placement among black caregivers. I test the hypothesis that the contraction of state economies may contribute to this disparity by increasing the risk of prone infant sleep placement among black mothers...
- Economic antecedents of sudden infant death syndromeTim Bruckner
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 322 Warren Hall, Box 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Ann Epidemiol 16:415-22. 2006..To test the hypothesis that labor market contraction is associated with an elevated number of deaths due to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)...
- Infant mortality and diminished entelechy in three European countriesTim A Bruckner
UC Berkeley School of Public Health, 322 Warren Hall, Box 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Soc Sci Med 68:1617-24. 2009..These findings conflict with the notion that improved conditions during infancy shaped the historical decline of old-age mortality...
- Metropolitan economic decline and infant mortality due to unintentional injuryTim A Bruckner
University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, 50 University Hall, 7360, Berkeley, CA 94704 7360, USA
Accid Anal Prev 40:1797-803. 2008..I discuss my findings in relation to the literature concerned with parental distraction, describe other mechanisms through which the economy may affect IMUI, and recommend further investigation...
- Increased neonatal mortality among normal-weight births beyond 41 weeks of gestation in CaliforniaTim A Bruckner
Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:421.e1-7. 2008..The purpose of this study was to examine whether postterm gestational age increases the risk of neonatal mortality...
- Neonatal mortality among low birth weight infants during the initial months of the academic yearT A Bruckner
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
J Perinatol 28:691-5. 2008..We test the hypothesis that low weight births in teaching hospitals exhibit increased neonatal mortality during the initial training months...
- The sex ratio and age-specific male mortality: evidence for culling in uteroTim Bruckner
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
Am J Hum Biol 19:763-73. 2007..These findings suggest that exogenous shocks to gestation, as measured by a lower than expected sex ratio, may cull males in utero, leaving behind a less frail cohort over the entire life course...
- Perinatal outcomes in low-risk term pregnancies: do they differ by week of gestation?Yvonne W Cheng
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:370.e1-7. 2008..The objective of the study was to examine whether the risk of perinatal complications increases with increasing gestational age among term pregnancies...
- Transient cultural influences on infant mortality: Fire-Horse daughters in JapanTim A Bruckner
Program in Public Health and Planning, Policy and Design, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
Am J Hum Biol 23:586-91. 2011..We test this hypothesis in industrialized Japan in 1966 when cultural aversion to females born in the astrological year of the Fire-Horse may have jeopardized the life of female infants...
- Economic downturns and male cesarean deliveries: a time-series test of the economic stress hypothesisTim A Bruckner
Public Health and Planning, Policy and Design, University of California, Irvine, 202 Social Ecology I, Irvine, CA 92697 7075, USA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:198. 2014..We focus on male CD since the literature reports that male more than female fetuses appear sensitive to stressors in utero...
- Male fetal loss in the U.S. following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001Tim A Bruckner
Public Health and Planning, Policy and Design, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
BMC Public Health 10:273. 2010..We test the communal bereavement hypothesis among gravid women by examining whether male fetal deaths rose above expected levels in the US following September 11, 2001...
- Health care supply and county-level variation in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder prescription medicationsTim A Bruckner
Program in Public Health and Planning, Policy and Design, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7075, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:442-9. 2012..We examine, across counties in the USA, whether the use of prescription medications to treat ADHD varies positively with supply-side healthcare characteristics...
- Positive income shocks and accidental deaths among Cherokee Indians: a natural experimentTim A Bruckner
Program in Public Health and Department of Planning, Policy, and Design, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
Int J Epidemiol 40:1083-90. 2011..We test this hypothesis directly by capitalizing on a natural experiment in which Cherokee Indians in rural North Carolina received discrete lump sum payments from a new casino...