Affiliation: University of Texas
- Religious involvement and U.S. adult mortalityR A Hummer
Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin 78712, USA
Demography 36:273-85. 1999..And although the magnitude of the association between religious attendance and mortality varies by cause of death, the direction of the association is consistent across causes...
- Paradox found (again): infant mortality among the Mexican-origin population in the United StatesRobert A Hummer
Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, 78712 0544, USA
Demography 44:441-57. 2007..These patterns are all consistent with the definition of the epidemiologic paradox as originally proposed by Markides and Coreil (1986)...
- Commentary: understanding religious involvement and mortality risk in the United States: comment on Bagiella, Hong, and SloanRobert A Hummer
Population Research Center and Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
Int J Epidemiol 34:452-3. 2005
- Religious involvement and adult mortality in the United States: review and perspectiveRobert A Hummer
Population Research Center and Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
South Med J 97:1223-30. 2004..We review this literature, highlighting key findings, limitations, and future challenges...
- Self-reported health and adult mortality risk: an analysis of cause-specific mortalityMaureen Reindl Benjamins
Department of Sociology, Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station G1800, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Soc Sci Med 59:1297-306. 2004..These findings should help researchers and policy-makers to better understand the specific predictive power of this important global measure of health...
- Low birth weight, social factors, and developmental outcomes among children in the United StatesJason D Boardman
Population Research Center, Department of Sociology, 1800 Main Building, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Demography 39:353-68. 2002....
- Why is the educational gradient of mortality steeper for men?Jennifer Karas Montez
Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:625-34. 2009..We examine gender differences in the gradients within the context of marriage to determine whether overall differences reflect gender differences in health behaviors or a greater influence of men's education on spousal health...
- Validity of self-rated health among Latino(a)sBrian Karl Finch
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Am J Epidemiol 155:755-9. 2002..Health researchers wishing to use SRH to assess the physical health of multiethnic populations should at least control for levels of acculturation among respondents...
- The public-use National Health Interview Survey linked mortality files: methods of reidentification risk avoidance and comparative analysisKimberly Lochner
Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
Am J Epidemiol 168:336-44. 2008..Analytical considerations when examining cause-specific analyses of numerically small demographic subgroups are addressed...
- The effect of obesity on overall, circulatory disease- and diabetes-specific mortalityRichard G Rogers
Population Program and Department of Sociology, Campus Box 484, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0484, USA
J Biosoc Sci 35:107-29. 2003..These mortality findings, together with the substantial recent increases in obesity, lend urgency to public health programmes aimed at reducing the prevalence and consequences of obesity...
- Individual and contextual risks of death among race and ethnic groups in the United StatesStephanie A Bond Huie
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Cost and Financing Studies, 2101 East Jefferson Street, Suite 500, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
J Health Soc Behav 43:359-81. 2002....
- Racial and ethnic disparities in low birthweight among urban unmarried mothersNancy E Reichman
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 97 Paterson St, Room 435, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
Matern Child Health J 12:204-15. 2008..We examined racial and ethnic disparities in low birthweight (LBW) among unmarried mothers and the extent to which demographic, economic, psychosocial, health, health care, and behavioral factors explain those disparities...
- Educational Differences in U.S. Adult MortalityROBERT HUMMER; Fiscal Year: 2007....