John Lynch

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Is income inequality a determinant of population health? Part 1. A systematic review
    John Lynch
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48104 2548, USA
    Milbank Q 82:5-99. 2004
  2. pmc Associations between income inequality and mortality among US states: the importance of time period and source of income data
    John Lynch
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1214 South University, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1424-30. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A life course approach to chronic disease epidemiology
    John Lynch
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48104 2548, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:1-35. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Plugging leaks and repelling boarders--where to next for the SS income inequality?
    John Lynch
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48104, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:1029-36; discussion 1037-40. 2003
  5. pmc Is income inequality a determinant of population health? Part 2. U.S. National and regional trends in income inequality and age- and cause-specific mortality
    John Lynch
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, 1214 South University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Milbank Q 82:355-400. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Periodontitis in the United States: beyond black and white
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, PH 18, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:92-101. 2002
  7. pmc Relative or absolute standards for child poverty: a state-level analysis of infant and child mortality
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:652-7. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Life course socioeconomic conditions and adult psychosocial functioning
    Sam Harper
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:395-403. 2002
  9. pmc Self-esteem and mortality: prospective evidence from a population-based study
    Katherine A Stamatakis
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:58-65. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Income inequality and health: the end of the story?
    John Lynch
    Department of Epidemiology and Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:549-51. 2002

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Publications52

  1. pmc Is income inequality a determinant of population health? Part 1. A systematic review
    John Lynch
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48104 2548, USA
    Milbank Q 82:5-99. 2004
    ....
  2. pmc Associations between income inequality and mortality among US states: the importance of time period and source of income data
    John Lynch
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1214 South University, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1424-30. 2005
    ..We used census data to examine associations between income inequality and mortality among US states for each decade from 1949 to 1999 and tax return income data to estimate associations for 1989...
  3. ncbi request reprint A life course approach to chronic disease epidemiology
    John Lynch
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48104 2548, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:1-35. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Plugging leaks and repelling boarders--where to next for the SS income inequality?
    John Lynch
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48104, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:1029-36; discussion 1037-40. 2003
  5. pmc Is income inequality a determinant of population health? Part 2. U.S. National and regional trends in income inequality and age- and cause-specific mortality
    John Lynch
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, 1214 South University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Milbank Q 82:355-400. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Periodontitis in the United States: beyond black and white
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, PH 18, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:92-101. 2002
    ....
  7. pmc Relative or absolute standards for child poverty: a state-level analysis of infant and child mortality
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:652-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the associations of state-referenced and federal poverty measures with states' infant and child mortality rates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Life course socioeconomic conditions and adult psychosocial functioning
    Sam Harper
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:395-403. 2002
    ..We evaluated the effect of socioeconomic conditions over the life course on measures of psychosocial functioning in adulthood...
  9. pmc Self-esteem and mortality: prospective evidence from a population-based study
    Katherine A Stamatakis
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:58-65. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether low self-esteem was prospectively associated with increased risk of death in a population-based sample of Finnish men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Income inequality and health: the end of the story?
    John Lynch
    Department of Epidemiology and Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:549-51. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint The trap door flap for reconstructing defects of the concha
    J Lynch
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University College Hospital Galway, Ireland
    Br J Plast Surg 56:709-11. 2003
    ..We report six cases of conchal neoplasms where the defect was reconstructed with a Trap Door Flap based on the post auricular vessels. The flap was reliable and gave good cosmetic results...
  12. ncbi request reprint Income inequality, the psychosocial environment, and health: comparisons of wealthy nations
    J Lynch
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 48109 2029, USA
    Lancet 358:194-200. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Is there homogeneity in periodontal health between African Americans and Mexican Americans?
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:97-110. 2002
    ..This study identified and contrasted prevalence and predictors of periodontitis among African Americans, Mexican Americans, and non-Hispanic Whites in the US adult population...
  14. ncbi request reprint The contribution of childhood and adult socioeconomic position to adult obesity and smoking behaviour: an international comparison
    Chris Power
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, WC1N 1EH London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:335-44. 2005
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  15. pmc Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in adult health behaviors among U.S. states, 1990-2004
    Sam Harper
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Public Health Rep 122:177-89. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure state trends in educational inequalities in smoking, binge alcohol use, physical inactivity, obesity, and seatbelt use...
  16. pmc A brief conceptual tutorial of multilevel analysis in social epidemiology: linking the statistical concept of clustering to the idea of contextual phenomenon
    Juan Merlo
    Department of Clinical Sciences Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine Campus Malmö, Lund University, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:443-9. 2005
    ..A link is provided, which will be comprehensible to epidemiologists, between MLRA and social epidemiological concepts, particularly between the statistical idea of clustering and the concept of contextual phenomenon...
  17. pmc Metropolitan income inequality and working-age mortality: a cross-sectional analysis using comparable data from five countries
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urban Health 82:101-10. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Measuring socioeconomic position in health research
    Bruna Galobardes
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol, UK
    Br Med Bull 81:21-37. 2007
    ..In this article we review different measures of socioeconomic position (SEP) and their uses in health-related research...
  19. pmc Similar support for three different life course socioeconomic models on predicting premature cardiovascular mortality and all-cause mortality
    Maria Rosvall
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 6:203. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to study the relation between socioeconomic position (SEP) and mortality using different conceptual models in the whole population of Scania...
  20. pmc Explaining the social gradient in coronary heart disease: comparing relative and absolute risk approaches
    John Lynch
    Department Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Canada QC H3A 1A2
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:436-41. 2006
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  21. pmc A brief conceptual tutorial on multilevel analysis in social epidemiology: interpreting neighbourhood differences and the effect of neighbourhood characteristics on individual health
    Juan Merlo
    Department of Community Medicine Section of Preventive Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine Campus Malmö, Lund University, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:1022-8. 2005
    ..Design and..
  22. ncbi request reprint Disentangling contextual effects on cause-specific mortality in a longitudinal 23-year follow-up study: impact of population density or socioeconomic environment?
    Basile Chaix
    Community Medicine and Public Health, Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Malmo University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 35:633-43. 2006
    ..Almost no studies have attempted to disentangle effects of population density and socioeconomic environment on mortality, beyond the effects of individual characteristics...
  23. ncbi request reprint Income inequality and mortality: a multilevel prospective study of 521 248 individuals in 50 US states
    Eric Backlund
    Data Integration Division, U S Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC 20233, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:590-6. 2007
    ..In this study, we attempt to clarify these mixed results by analysing the relationship within age-sex groups and by applying a previously unused analytical method to a database that contains more deaths than any multilevel study to date...
  24. pmc Contribution of main causes of death to social inequalities in mortality in the whole population of Scania, Sweden
    Maria Rosvall
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 6:79. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine which causes of death contribute the most to social inequalities in mortality in each age group in the whole population of Scania, Sweden...
  25. pmc An overview of methods for monitoring social disparities in cancer with an example using trends in lung cancer incidence by area-socioeconomic position and race-ethnicity, 1992-2004
    Sam Harper
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 167:889-99. 2008
    ..A suite of indicators is needed to provide a clear picture of health disparity change...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and vigorous leisure-time physical activity modify the association of small size at birth with the metabolic syndrome
    David E Laaksonen
    Department of Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetes Care 26:2156-64. 2003
    ..We studied the association of size at birth with the metabolic syndrome...
  27. pmc Emergence of socioeconomic inequalities in smoking and overweight and obesity in early adulthood: the national longitudinal study of adolescent health
    Seungmi Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Ave West, Montreal, Quebec H3A12A, Canada
    Am J Public Health 98:468-77. 2008
    ..We examined whether socioeconomic inequalities in smoking and overweight and obesity emerged in early adulthood and the contribution of family background, adolescent smoking, and body mass index to socioeconomic inequalities...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cynical hostility, socioeconomic position, health behaviors, and symptom load: a cross-sectional analysis in a Danish population-based study
    Ulla Christensen
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Psychosom Med 66:572-7. 2004
    ..To analyze the cross-sectional association between cynical hostility and high symptom load in a Danish population-based study. Furthermore, the aim was to investigate to what extent health risk behaviors mediated this association...
  29. pmc Measuring contextual characteristics for community health
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6500, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1645-717. 2003
    ..To conceptualize and measure community contextual influences on population health and health disparities...
  30. pmc A brief conceptual tutorial on multilevel analysis in social epidemiology: investigating contextual phenomena in different groups of people
    Juan Merlo
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:729-36. 2005
    ..Design and..
  31. ncbi request reprint Influence of socioeconomic factors on survival after breast cancer--a nationwide cohort study of women diagnosed with breast cancer in Denmark 1983-1999
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Department for Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 121:2524-31. 2007
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  32. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the contingencies of income inequality and health: reflections on the Canadian Experience
    Nancy A Ross
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal QC, H3A 2K6, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 33:318-9. 2004
  33. doi request reprint Birth weight and cognitive ability in childhood among siblings and nonsiblings
    Seungmi Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 122:e350-8. 2008
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  34. pmc The association between socioeconomic position, use of revascularization procedures and five-year survival after recovery from acute myocardial infarction
    Maria Rosvall
    Social Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:44. 2008
    ..In this Swedish nation-wide longitudinal study we wanted to evaluate long-term survival after AMI in relation to socioeconomic position (SEP) and use of revascularization...
  35. ncbi request reprint Highly active antiretroviral therapy and socioeconomic inequalities in AIDS mortality in Spain
    Sam Harper
    Eur J Public Health 17:231. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Using innovative inequality measures in epidemiology
    Sam Harper
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 36:926-8. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Trends in the black-white life expectancy gap in the United States, 1983-2003
    Sam Harper
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    JAMA 297:1224-32. 2007
    ..Since the early 1980s, the black-white gap in life expectancy at birth increased sharply and subsequently declined, but the causes of these changes have not been investigated...
  38. pmc Preventing coronary heart disease
    Rod Jackson
    BMJ 332:617-8. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Genes and race in the news: a test of competing theories of news coverage
    John Lynch
    Department of Communication Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235 1505, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:125-35. 2006
    ..To examine newspaper coverage of race and genetics to identify patterns and possible explanations for them in extant theory in order to improve health promotion campaigns...
  40. ncbi request reprint Population effects on individual systolic blood pressure: a multilevel analysis of the World Health Organization MONICA Project
    Juan Merlo
    Department of Community Medicine, Section of Preventive Medicine, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1168-79. 2004
    ..This empirical evidence of a population effect on individual SBP emphasizes the importance of developing population-wide strategies to reduce individual risk of hypertension...
  41. ncbi request reprint Re: "Sense of coherence and mortality in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk United Kingdom prospective cohort study"
    John Macleod
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1202-3; author reply 1203-4. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Gene therapy, fundamental rights, and the mandates of public health
    John Lynch
    Boston University School of Law, USA
    J Biolaw Bus 7:32-40. 2004
    ..This article provides an overview of gene therapy in the context of fundamental rights and the mandates of public health...
  43. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Social capital, social epidemiology and disease aetiology
    George Davey Smith
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:691-700; discussion 705-9. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Combined external beam radiotherapy and Pd-103 brachytherapy boost improves biochemical failure free survival in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer: results of a matched pair analysis
    Anu M Singh
    Department of Radiation Medicine, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservation Rd NW, LL Bles Bldg, Washington, DC, USA
    Prostate 62:54-60. 2005
    ..Conformal dose distributions may also be achieved with brachytherapy. Therefore, biochemical control was evaluated for patients treated with combined external radiation therapy and low dose rate brachytherapy (EBRT + LDR)...
  45. pmc Hurling alone? How social capital failed to save the Irish from cardiovascular disease in the United States
    C Cecily Kelleher
    National Nutrition Surveillance Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
    Am J Public Health 94:2162-9. 2004
    ..We performed a historical review of cardiovascular risk profiles of Irish immigrants to the United States, 1850-1970, in regard to lifestyle, socio-economic circumstances, and social capital...
  46. ncbi request reprint The mediation proportion: a structural equation approach for estimating the proportion of exposure effect on outcome explained by an intermediate variable
    Susanne Ditlevsen
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 16:114-20. 2005
    ..Both the mediator and the response are composed of several ordered categorical variables, with confounders present. Finally, we extend the example to more than one mediator...
  47. ncbi request reprint Bullying and symptoms among school-aged children: international comparative cross sectional study in 28 countries
    Pernille Due
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 15:128-32. 2005
    ..There have been no large-scale international comparisons on bullying and health among adolescents. This study examined the association between bullying and physical and psychological symptoms among adolescents in 28 countries...
  48. ncbi request reprint Mediation proportion
    Susanne Ditlevsen
    Epidemiology 16:592. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a spatial perspective with the multilevel analytical approach in neighborhood studies: the case of mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use in Malmo, Sweden, 2001
    Basile Chaix
    Research Unit in Epidemiology, Information Systems, and Modelisation INSERM U707, National Institute of Health and Medical Research, Paris, France
    Am J Epidemiol 162:171-82. 2005
    ..In neighborhood studies, building notions of space into analytical procedures may yield more comprehensive information than heretofore has been gathered on the spatial distribution of outcomes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Foucault on targets
    John Lynch
    Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
    J Health Organ Manag 18:128-35. 2004
    ..Governmentality seeks to maintain the status quo through disciplinary processes such as national healthcare targets. The natural response of NHS organizations is therefore, to seek order and conformity rather than disorder and conflict...
  51. ncbi request reprint Broken guide wire--a fault of design?
    Enrico Monaca
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital Cologne Merheim, University Witten Herdecke, Ostmerheimer Str 200, D 51109 Köln, Germany
    Can J Anaesth 52:801-4. 2005
    ..To report a potentially serious complication resulting from a faulty guide wire during central venous catheterization...
  52. ncbi request reprint Can we disentangle life course processes of accumulation, critical period and social mobility? An analysis of disadvantaged socio-economic positions and myocardial infarction in the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program
    Johan Hallqvist
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm 171 76, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 58:1555-62. 2004
    ..Accordingly, the interpretation must depend on prior knowledge of more specific causal mechanisms...