M Jerrett

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relation between income, air pollution and mortality: a cohort study
    Murray M Finkelstein
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, the Institute of Environment and Health, and Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    CMAJ 169:397-402. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing spatial variability of ambient nitrogen dioxide in Montréal, Canada, with a land-use regression model
    Nicolas L Gilbert
    Air Health Effects Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:1059-63. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Application of land use regression to estimate long-term concentrations of traffic-related nitrogen oxides and fine particulate matter
    Sarah B Henderson
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2422-8. 2007
  4. pmc Cyclist route choice, traffic-related air pollution, and lung function: a scripted exposure study
    Sarah Jarjour
    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Environ Health 12:14. 2013
  5. pmc Competing definitions of contextual environments
    Zaria Tatalovich
    Department of Geography, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0255, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:55. 2006
  6. pmc Traffic-related air toxics and preterm birth: a population-based case-control study in Los Angeles County, California
    Michelle Wilhelm
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Environ Health 10:89. 2011
  7. pmc Spatial analysis of air pollution and childhood asthma in Hamilton, Canada: comparing exposure methods in sensitive subgroups
    Talar Sahsuvaroglu
    School of Geography and Earth Sciences, 1280 King St West, Hamilton, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Environ Health 8:14. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Long-term ozone exposure and mortality
    Michael Jerrett
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, 710 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1085-95. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Automobile traffic around the home and attained body mass index: a longitudinal cohort study of children aged 10-18 years
    Michael Jerrett
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Prev Med 50:S50-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Modeling the intraurban variability of ambient traffic pollution in Toronto, Canada
    M Jerrett
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:200-12. 2007

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. pmc Relation between income, air pollution and mortality: a cohort study
    Murray M Finkelstein
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, the Institute of Environment and Health, and Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    CMAJ 169:397-402. 2003
    ..We investigated mortality in relation to neighbourhood levels of income and air pollution in an urban area...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing spatial variability of ambient nitrogen dioxide in Montréal, Canada, with a land-use regression model
    Nicolas L Gilbert
    Air Health Effects Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:1059-63. 2005
    ..54. These analyses confirm the value of land-use regression modeling to assign exposures in large-scale epidemiologic studies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Application of land use regression to estimate long-term concentrations of traffic-related nitrogen oxides and fine particulate matter
    Sarah B Henderson
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2422-8. 2007
    ..62 and were similar across traffic metrics. Resulting maps show the distribution of NO to be more heterogeneous than that of NO2, supporting the usefulness of this approach for assessing spatial patterns of traffic-related pollution...
  4. pmc Cyclist route choice, traffic-related air pollution, and lung function: a scripted exposure study
    Sarah Jarjour
    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Environ Health 12:14. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that cyclist exposure to air pollution would be lower on these Bicycle Boulevards when compared to busier roads and this elevated exposure may result in reduced lung function...
  5. pmc Competing definitions of contextual environments
    Zaria Tatalovich
    Department of Geography, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0255, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:55. 2006
    ..The sensitivity of census variable estimates to the choice of community boundaries and weights was assessed using standard tests of significance...
  6. pmc Traffic-related air toxics and preterm birth: a population-based case-control study in Los Angeles County, California
    Michelle Wilhelm
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Environ Health 10:89. 2011
    ..We used three exposure data sources to examine risks of preterm birth in Los Angeles women when exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollutants--including specific toxics--during pregnancy...
  7. pmc Spatial analysis of air pollution and childhood asthma in Hamilton, Canada: comparing exposure methods in sensitive subgroups
    Talar Sahsuvaroglu
    School of Geography and Earth Sciences, 1280 King St West, Hamilton, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Environ Health 8:14. 2009
    ..Variations in air pollution exposure within a community may be associated with asthma prevalence. However, studies conducted to date have produced inconsistent results, possibly due to errors in measurement of the exposures...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term ozone exposure and mortality
    Michael Jerrett
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, 710 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1085-95. 2009
    ..We examined the potential contribution of exposure to ozone to the risk of death from cardiopulmonary causes and specifically to death from respiratory causes...
  9. doi request reprint Automobile traffic around the home and attained body mass index: a longitudinal cohort study of children aged 10-18 years
    Michael Jerrett
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Prev Med 50:S50-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the relationship between measured traffic density near the homes of children and attained body mass index (BMI) over an eight-year follow up...
  10. ncbi request reprint Modeling the intraurban variability of ambient traffic pollution in Toronto, Canada
    M Jerrett
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:200-12. 2007
    ..These small-area variations in traffic pollution are probably important to the exposure experience of the population and may detect health effects that would have gone unnoticed with other exposure estimates...
  11. pmc A cohort study of traffic-related air pollution and mortality in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Michael Jerrett
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:772-7. 2009
    ..Chronic exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) may contribute to premature mortality, but few studies to date have addressed this topic...
  12. pmc Spatial modeling in environmental and public health research
    Michael Jerrett
    Division of Environmental Health Science, University of California, Berkeley, 710 University Hall Office and GIS Lab, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1302-29. 2010
    ..Though not meant to be a comprehensive review, this paper explains when certain methods are useful in epidemiological studies and also serves as an overview of the growing field of spatial epidemiology...
  13. pmc Traffic-related air pollution and asthma onset in children: a prospective cohort study with individual exposure measurement
    Michael Jerrett
    School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Science, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1433-8. 2008
    ..The question of whether air pollution contributes to asthma onset remains unresolved...
  14. doi request reprint A distance-decay variable selection strategy for land use regression modeling of ambient air pollution exposures
    J G Su
    Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 50 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Sci Total Environ 407:3890-8. 2009
    ..The method also enables researchers to understand the likely scale of variables that influence pollution levels, which has potentially important ramifications for planning and epidemiological studies...
  15. pmc Predicting traffic-related air pollution in Los Angeles using a distance decay regression selection strategy
    Jason G Su
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Environ Res 109:657-70. 2009
    ..g., > 5000 m from expressway) and high background concentrations in certain geographic areas. This paper represents the first attempt to model traffic-related air pollutants at a fine scale within such a complex and large urban region...
  16. doi request reprint Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: health implications of short-lived greenhouse pollutants
    Kirk R Smith
    School of Public Health, University of alifornia, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Lancet 374:2091-103. 2009
    ..Although sulphate is a cooling agent, black carbon and ozone could together exert nearly half as much global warming as carbon dioxide. The complexity of these health and climate effects needs to be recognised in mitigation policies...
  17. doi request reprint An index for assessing demographic inequalities in cumulative environmental hazards with application to Los Angeles, California
    Jason G Su
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:7626-34. 2009
    ..The CEHII provides a generalized framework that incorporates environmental hazards and socioeconomic characteristics to assess inequalities in cumulative environmental risks...
  18. pmc Dog ownership enhances symptomatic responses to air pollution in children with asthma
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1910-5. 2006
    ..Experimental data suggest that asthma exacerbation by ambient air pollutants is enhanced by exposure to endotoxin and allergens; however, there is little supporting epidemiologic evidence...
  19. ncbi request reprint A land use regression model for predicting ambient concentrations of nitrogen dioxide in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Talar Sahsuvaroglu
    School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:1059-69. 2006
    ..Models predicting exposure within smaller areas may lead to improved detection of health effects in epidemiologic studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sources of uncertainty in calculating mortality and morbidity attributable to air pollution
    Talar Sahsuvaroglu
    School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:243-60. 2007
    ..Third, many areas of air pollution research require considerable refinement before complete estimates can be ascribed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bayesian model averaging in time-series studies of air pollution and mortality
    Duncan C Thomas
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 9011, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:311-5. 2007
    ..This paper examines recent attempts to use BMA in air pollution studies to illustrate the potential benefits and limitations of the method...
  22. pmc Assessing uncertainty in spatial exposure models for air pollution health effects assessment
    John Molitor
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1147-53. 2007
    ..Although numerous epidemiologic studies now use models of intraurban exposure, there has been little systematic evaluation of the performance of different models...
  23. doi request reprint The relationship between diabetes mellitus and traffic-related air pollution
    Robert D Brook
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:32-8. 2008
    ..Many of the biological pathways involved could also promote diabetes mellitus (DM). We therefore investigated the association between DM prevalence and exposure to traffic-related air pollution (nitrogen dioxide [NO 2])...
  24. pmc Long-term effects of traffic-related air pollution on mortality in a Dutch cohort (NLCS-AIR study)
    Rob Beelen
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 116:196-202. 2008
    ..Several studies have found an effect on mortality of between-city contrasts in long-term exposure to air pollution. The effect of within-city contrasts is still poorly understood...
  25. ncbi request reprint Spatial regression models for large-cohort studies linking community air pollution and health
    Sabit Cakmak
    Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1811-23. 2003
    ..From a statistical point of view, it appears that a location surface in the deterministic component of the model was preferred to a distance-decay autocorrelation structure in the model's stochastic component...
  26. pmc Traffic, susceptibility, and childhood asthma
    Rob McConnell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:766-72. 2006
    ..These results indicate that residence near a major road is associated with asthma. The reason for larger effects in those with no parental history of asthma merits further investigation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bayesian modeling of air pollution health effects with missing exposure data
    John Molitor
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9011, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:69-76. 2006
    ..From these incomplete measures, long-term nitrogen dioxide exposure and its effect on health must be inferred. Results show that the method improves estimates when compared with standard frequentist approaches...
  28. ncbi request reprint Overview of the reanalysis of the Harvard Six Cities Study and American Cancer Society Study of Particulate Air Pollution and Mortality
    Daniel Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1507-51. 2003
    ..Collectively, our reanalysis suggest that mortality may be attributable to more than one component of the complex mixture of ambient air pollutants for U.S. urban areas...
  29. ncbi request reprint Selection of ecologic covariates in the American Cancer Society study
    Alette Willis
    Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1563-89. 2003
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  30. ncbi request reprint The association between sulfate air pollution and mortality at the county scale: an exploration of the impact of scale on a long-term exposure study
    Alette Willis
    Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1605-24. 2003
    ..Thus, at the county scale, long-term exposure to sulfates appears to be more strongly associated with increased risk of all-cause and cardiopulmonary mortality than previously indicated by the ACS study and its reanalysis...
  31. ncbi request reprint A review and evaluation of intraurban air pollution exposure models
    Michael Jerrett
    Division of Biostatistics, Departments of Preventive Medicine and Geography, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 220, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:185-204. 2005
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  32. pmc Environmental inequality and circulatory disease mortality gradients
    Murray M Finkelstein
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine and Institute of Environment and Health, McMaster University, Toronto, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:481-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypotheses that exposure to traffic and air pollution might account for some of the socioeconomic differences in mortality rates in a city where residents are covered by universal health insurance...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nitrogen dioxide prediction in Southern California using land use regression modeling: potential for environmental health analyses
    Zev Ross
    ZevRoss Spatial Analysis, 303 Fairmount Ave, Ithaca, New York 14850, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:106-14. 2006
    ..These models may be useful tools in evaluating health effects of long-term exposure to traffic-related pollution...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mapping health on the internet: a new tool for environmental justice and public health research
    John C Maclachlan
    McMaster University, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Health Place 13:72-86. 2007
    ..The results also underscore the potential of web-GIS to alleviate concerns of cost and data availability that often limit the use of GIS in community debates centred on environmental justice issues...
  35. ncbi request reprint A study of the relationships between Parkinson's disease and markers of traffic-derived and environmental manganese air pollution in two Canadian cities
    Murray M Finkelstein
    McMaster University and University of Toronto, Canada
    Environ Res 104:420-32. 2007
    ..Examination of prevalence curves suggested that exposure to ambient Mn advances the age of diagnosis of PD, consistent with the theory that exposure to Mn adds to the natural loss of neurons attributable to the aging process...
  36. ncbi request reprint Geographies of risk in studies linking chronic air pollution exposure to health outcomes
    Michael Jerrett
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Geography, Division of Biostatistics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1207-42. 2005
    ..Instances where the overlap remains incomplete, or systematically biased, usually produce attenuated or unreliable risk estimates, and some of this discordance may find expression in spatially autocorrelated residuals...
  37. ncbi request reprint Traffic air pollution and mortality rate advancement periods
    Murray M Finkelstein
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, and Institute of Environment and Health, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 160:173-7. 2004
    ..5 years (95% confidence interval: 0.2, 4.8). By comparison, the rate advancement periods attributable to chronic pulmonary disease, chronic ischemic heart disease, and diabetes were 3.4 years, 3.1 years, and 4.4 years, respectively...
  38. pmc Health, wealth, and air pollution: advancing theory and methods
    Marie S O'Neill
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1861-70. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis for environmental health research: concepts, methods, and examples
    Michael Jerrett
    School of Geography and Geology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1783-810. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of the air pollution-mortality relationship in the context of ecologic confounders
    Michael Jerrett
    School of Geography and Geology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1735-77. 2003
    ..Confidence limits for the sulfate relative risk include unity in models that simultaneously control for sulfur dioxide and autocorrelation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of exposure to traffic on lung development from 10 to 18 years of age: a cohort study
    W James Gauderman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, Suite 220, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Lancet 369:571-7. 2007
    ..This study investigated the association between residential exposure to traffic and 8-year lung-function growth...
  42. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of air pollution and mortality in Los Angeles
    Michael Jerrett
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 9011, USA
    Epidemiology 16:727-36. 2005
    ..To test this hypothesis, we modeled the association between air pollution and mortality using small-area exposure measures in Los Angeles, California...
  43. pmc Air pollution exposure assessment for epidemiologic studies of pregnant women and children: lessons learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
    Frank Gilliland
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1447-54. 2005
    ..If these lessons are applied, the National Children's Study offers a unique opportunity to assess the adverse effects of air pollution on interrelated health outcomes during the critical early life period...
  44. pmc Ambient air pollution and atherosclerosis in Los Angeles
    Nino Kunzli
    Division of Environmental Health, Department of Preventive Medicine, Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033 9013, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:201-6. 2005
    ..Given the leading role of cardiovascular disease as a cause of death and the large populations exposed to ambient PM2.5, these findings may be important and need further confirmation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Particulate air pollution, social confounders, and mortality in small areas of an industrial city
    Michael Jerrett
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine and Department of Geography, University of Southern California, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 220, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9011, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:2845-63. 2005
    ..Overall our results suggest that intra-urban variations in particulate air pollution significantly associate with premature, all-cause, cardio-respiratory, and cancer mortality in small areas of Hamilton...
  46. pmc Children's exposure to nitrogen dioxide in Sweden: investigating environmental injustice in an egalitarian country
    Basile Chaix
    Community Medicine and Public Health, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:234-41. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and cardiovascular events
    Michael Jerrett
    N Engl J Med 356:2104-5; author reply 2105-6. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint Traffic-related exposures, airway function, inflammation, and respiratory symptoms in children
    Fernando Holguin
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:1236-42. 2007
    ..Traffic-related emissions have been associated with respiratory symptoms in some studies. However, there is limited information on how traffic-related emissions relate to lung function and airway inflammation...
  49. ncbi request reprint The association between contextual socioeconomic factors and prevalent asthma in a cohort of Southern California school children
    Ketan Shankardass
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1792-806. 2007
    ..g., lower SES may associate with higher protective exposures to endotoxin in early life), or by SEP acting as a proxy for unmeasured neighborhood characteristics...
  50. ncbi request reprint Mortality and long-term exposure to ambient air pollution: ongoing analyses based on the American Cancer Society cohort
    Daniel Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1093-109. 2005
    ..Information on the influence of covariates at multiple scales and of critical exposure time windows can assist policymakers in establishing timelines for regulatory interventions that maximize population health benefits...
  51. doi request reprint Panel discussion review: session three--issues involved in interpretation of epidemiologic analyses--statistical modeling
    Thomas F Bateson
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, District of Columbia 20460, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:S90-6. 2007
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Meeting health need, accessing health care: the role of neighbourhood
    Michael Law
    McMaster Institute of Environment and Health, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8S 4K1
    Health Place 11:367-77. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneities in the production of health: smoking, health status and place
    Stephen Birch
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, 1200, Main Street West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L9C 2C1
    Health Policy 72:301-10. 2005
    ..Although smoking represents a health risk for individuals in all neighbourhoods, for individuals living in the Downtown neighbourhood the size of this risk is substantially smaller than for individuals in other neighbourhoods...
  54. doi request reprint Parental stress and childhood wheeze in a prospective cohort study
    Joel Milam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Asthma 45:319-23. 2008
    ..Although studies indicate that psychological stress is linked with asthma morbidity, it is unknown whether stress is associated with the incidence of asthma symptoms...