Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Racial and ethnic differences in the association between obesity and depression in womenMargaret T Hicken
1 Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:445-52. 2013..White, but not Black or Mexican American women showed a positive association. Next research steps could include examination of factors that vary by race/ethnicity that may link obesity to depression...
- Black-white blood pressure disparities: depressive symptoms and differential vulnerability to blood leadMargaret T Hicken
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
Environ Health Perspect 121:205-9. 2013..Differential vulnerability, through which stress alters vulnerability to the effects of environmental hazards, is an emergent notion in environmental health that may contribute to these disparities...
- A novel look at racial health disparities: the interaction between social disadvantage and environmental healthMargaret T Hicken
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Am J Public Health 102:2344-51. 2012..Specifically, we examined (1) whether race modifies the association between blood lead and blood pressure and (2) whether socioeconomic status (SES) plays a role in this modifying effect...
- How cumulative risks warrant a shift in our approach to racial health disparities: the case of lead, stress, and hypertensionMargaret Hicken
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1895-901. 2011..Federal and state agencies and research institutions should develop strategic plans to learn more about these connections and apply the broader findings to policies to reduce health disparities...
- Black-white differences in age trajectories of hypertension prevalence among adult women and men, 1999-2002Arline T Geronimus
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Ethn Dis 17:40-8. 2007..To describe age patterns of hypertension prevalence in young through middle-aged adults and to test the hypothesis that hypertension prevalence rises more rapidly with age among Blacks than Whites in the United States...
- "Weathering" and age patterns of allostatic load scores among blacks and whites in the United StatesArline T Geronimus
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Am J Public Health 96:826-33. 2006..We considered whether US Blacks experience early health deterioration, as measured across biological indicators of repeated exposure and adaptation to stressors...