Irma Elo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Literacy and depressive symptomatology among pregnant Latinas with limited English proficiency
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:243-8. 2007
  2. pmc Age validation in the long life family study through a linkage to early-life census records
    Irma T Elo
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:580-5. 2013
  3. pmc Recruitment and retention of women in a large randomized control trial to reduce repeat preterm births: the Philadelphia Collaborative Preterm Prevention Project
    David A Webb
    Department of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:88. 2010
  4. pmc Disability among native-born and foreign-born blacks in the United States
    Irma T Elo
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Demography 48:241-65. 2011
  5. pmc Variations in health and health behaviors by nativity among pregnant Black women in Philadelphia
    Irma T Elo
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2185-92. 2010
  6. pmc Neighbourhood deprivation and small-for-gestational-age term births in the United States
    Irma T Elo
    Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:87-96. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint New African American life tables from 1935-1940 to 1985-1990
    I T Elo
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Demography 38:97-114. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality among elderly Hispanics in the United States: past evidence and new results
    Irma T Elo
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6298, USA
    Demography 41:109-28. 2004
  9. pmc Unintended rapid repeat pregnancy and low education status: any role for depression and contraceptive use?
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:749-54. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal depressive symptoms and infant health practices among low-income women
    Esther K Chung
    Division of General Pediatrics, A I duPont Hospital for Children and Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e523-9. 2004

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Literacy and depressive symptomatology among pregnant Latinas with limited English proficiency
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:243-8. 2007
    ..The association between low literacy and depressive symptomatology among pregnant Latinas deserves further investigation and should be considered when designing health services for this vulnerable and growing population...
  2. pmc Age validation in the long life family study through a linkage to early-life census records
    Irma T Elo
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:580-5. 2013
    ..Studies of health and longevity require accurate age reporting. Age misreporting among older adults in the United States is common...
  3. pmc Recruitment and retention of women in a large randomized control trial to reduce repeat preterm births: the Philadelphia Collaborative Preterm Prevention Project
    David A Webb
    Department of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:88. 2010
    ..Data are reported for the Philadelphia Collaborative Preterm Prevention Project (PCPPP), a large RCT targeting risk factors for repeat preterm births among women who previously delivered premature (< 35 weeks gestation) infants...
  4. pmc Disability among native-born and foreign-born blacks in the United States
    Irma T Elo
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Demography 48:241-65. 2011
    ..Hispanic identification was associated with poorer health among both native-born and foreign-born blacks...
  5. pmc Variations in health and health behaviors by nativity among pregnant Black women in Philadelphia
    Irma T Elo
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2185-92. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Neighbourhood deprivation and small-for-gestational-age term births in the United States
    Irma T Elo
    Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:87-96. 2009
    ..15 [95% CI 1.08, 1.22] for non-Hispanic whites and 1.09 [95% CI 1.05, 1.14] for non-Hispanic blacks. Thus, neighbourhood deprivation was weakly associated with term SGA among both non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks...
  7. ncbi request reprint New African American life tables from 1935-1940 to 1985-1990
    I T Elo
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Demography 38:97-114. 2001
    ..Official estimates of life expectancy at age 65 appear to be about 10% too high around 1940 but only about 1.5% too high in the late 1980s...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality among elderly Hispanics in the United States: past evidence and new results
    Irma T Elo
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6298, USA
    Demography 41:109-28. 2004
    ..We also present a new methodology for inferring Hispanic origin from a combination of surname, given name, and county of residence...
  9. pmc Unintended rapid repeat pregnancy and low education status: any role for depression and contraceptive use?
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:749-54. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal depressive symptoms and infant health practices among low-income women
    Esther K Chung
    Division of General Pediatrics, A I duPont Hospital for Children and Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e523-9. 2004
    ..To determine the relationships between maternal depressive symptoms and the use of infant health services, parenting practices, and injury-prevention measures...
  11. pmc Perceived discrimination and depressive symptoms, smoking, and recent alcohol use in pregnancy
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Birth 37:90-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine whether perceived discrimination was associated with these important targets of maternal health care among low-income pregnant women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does prenatal care at community-based health centers result in infant primary care at these sites?
    Esther K Chung
    Division of General Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:25-31. 2006
    ..To describe where women receiving prenatal care (PNC) at community-based health centers (CBHCs) go for infant primary care, and to assess reasons for and factors associated with leaving CBHCs and using other practices for infant care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Exposure to chronic stress and ethnic differences in rates of bacterial vaginosis among pregnant women
    Jennifer F Culhane
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1272-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the contribution of chronic social stressors to race/ethnic differences in the rate of bacterial vaginosis among pregnant women in the inner-city area...
  14. pmc Parenting attitudes and infant spanking: the influence of childhood experiences
    Esther K Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e278-86. 2009
    ..To assess associations among maternal childhood experiences and subsequent parenting attitudes and use of infant spanking (IS), and determine if attitudes mediate the association between physical abuse exposure and IS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with intention to breastfeed among low-income, inner-city pregnant women
    Helen J Lee
    Public Policy Institute of California, San Francisco, California 94111, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:253-61. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between sociodemographic factors, maternal characteristics, and intention to breastfeed among low-income, inner-city pregnant women...
  16. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms in disadvantaged women receiving prenatal care: the influence of adverse and positive childhood experiences
    Esther K Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:109-16. 2008
    ..To determine the association between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), positive influences in childhood (PICs), and depressive symptoms among low-income pregnant women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood deprivation and preterm birth among non-Hispanic Black and White women in eight geographic areas in the United States
    Patricia O'Campo
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 167:155-63. 2008
    ..08, 1.23) for non-Hispanic Blacks. In this study, deprivation at the neighborhood level was significantly associated with increased risk of preterm birth among both non-Hispanic White women and non-Hispanic Black women...
  18. doi request reprint Continuous source of care among young underserved children: associated characteristics and use of recommended parenting practices
    Esther K Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:36-42. 2008
    ....

Research Grants7

  1. RACIAL AND NEIGHBORHOOD DISPARITIES IN INFANT HEALTH
    Irma Elo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The sample composition will permit us to address explicitly the role of race in infant health, and to examine whether factors contributing to infant health are similar for low income women in all racial/ethnic groups. ..