ROBERT HUMMER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Religious involvement and U.S. adult mortality
    R A Hummer
    Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin 78712, USA
    Demography 36:273-85. 1999
  2. pmc Paradox found (again): infant mortality among the Mexican-origin population in the United States
    Robert A Hummer
    Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, 78712 0544, USA
    Demography 44:441-57. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Commentary: understanding religious involvement and mortality risk in the United States: comment on Bagiella, Hong, and Sloan
    Robert A Hummer
    Population Research Center and Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:452-3. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Religious involvement and adult mortality in the United States: review and perspective
    Robert 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health and adult mortality risk: an analysis of cause-specific mortality
    Maureen 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight, social factors, and developmental outcomes among children in the United States
    Jason 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
  7. pmc 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-rated health among Latino(a)s
    Brian Karl Finch
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:755-9. 2002
  9. pmc The public-use National Health Interview Survey linked mortality files: methods of reidentification risk avoidance and comparative analysis
    Kimberly 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
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of obesity on overall, circulatory disease- and diabetes-specific mortality
    Richard 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

Research Grants

  1. Educational Differences in U.S. Adult Mortality
    ROBERT HUMMER; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Religious involvement and U.S. adult mortality
    R 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...
  2. pmc Paradox found (again): infant mortality among the Mexican-origin population in the United States
    Robert 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)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Commentary: understanding religious involvement and mortality risk in the United States: comment on Bagiella, Hong, and Sloan
    Robert A Hummer
    Population Research Center and Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:452-3. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Religious involvement and adult mortality in the United States: review and perspective
    Robert 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health and adult mortality risk: an analysis of cause-specific mortality
    Maureen 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight, social factors, and developmental outcomes among children in the United States
    Jason 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
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  7. pmc 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-rated health among Latino(a)s
    Brian 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...
  9. pmc The public-use National Health Interview Survey linked mortality files: methods of reidentification risk avoidance and comparative analysis
    Kimberly 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of obesity on overall, circulatory disease- and diabetes-specific mortality
    Richard 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Individual and contextual risks of death among race and ethnic groups in the United States
    Stephanie 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
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  12. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in low birthweight among urban unmarried mothers
    Nancy 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...

Research Grants4

  1. Educational Differences in U.S. Adult Mortality
    ROBERT HUMMER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....