Sharon Stein Merkin
Affiliation: University of California
- Neighborhoods and cumulative biological risk profiles by race/ethnicity in a national sample of U.S. adults: NHANES IIISharon Stein Merkin
Division of Geriatrics, UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Ann Epidemiol 19:194-201. 2009..To examine race/ethnic-specific patterns of association between neighborhood socioeconomic status (NSES) and a cumulative biological risk index in a nationally representative population...
- Area socioeconomic status and progressive CKD: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) StudySharon Stein Merkin
Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 46:203-13. 2005..We conducted a cohort study of 12,856 Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study participants to examine the independent risk for progressive CKD associated with living in a low SES area...
- Socioeconomic status and polycystic ovary syndromeSharon Stein Merkin
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, CA 90095, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:413-9. 2011..We examined the association of PCOS and its components with socioeconomic status (SES) over the life course to explore the role of the environment on the development of PCOS...
- Individual and neighborhood socioeconomic status and progressive chronic kidney disease in an elderly population: The Cardiovascular Health StudySharon Stein Merkin
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Blatimore, MD 21205, USA
Soc Sci Med 65:809-21. 2007..As such, living in a low SES area is associated with greater risk of pCKD in an elderly US population...
- Education differentials by race and ethnicity in the diagnosis and management of hypercholesterolemia: a national sample of U.S. adults (NHANES 1999-2002)Sharon Stein Merkin
Division of Geriatrics, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, California, 90095 1687, USA
Int J Public Health 54:166-74. 2009..To examine education differentials in screening, awareness, treatment and control of hypercholesterolemia overall and in 3 race/ethnic groups...
- Exploring psychosocial pathways between neighbourhood characteristics and stroke in older adults: the cardiovascular health studyTingjian Yan
Department of Resource and Outcomes Management, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Age Ageing 42:391-7. 2013..to investigate whether psychosocial pathways mediate the association between neighbourhood socioeconomic disadvantage and stroke...
- Multisystem dysregulation and bone strength: findings from the study of midlife in the United StatesTakahiro Mori
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center T M, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073 Divisions of Geriatrics T M, A S K, S M, G A G, T E S, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research C J C, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024 and Osteoporosis Clinical Center and Research Program N B, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:1843-51. 2014..Accumulated dysregulation across multiple physiological systems, or allostatic load (AL), has been proposed as the biological pathway from psychosocial adversity to poor health...
- Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and mortality after strokeArleen F Brown
Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Neurology 80:520-7. 2013..We examined whether socioeconomic features of the residential neighborhood contribute to poststroke mortality and whether neighborhood influences are mediated by traditional behavioral and biologic risk factors...
- Socioeconomic status over the life-course and adult bone mineral density: the Midlife in the U.S. StudyCarolyn J Crandall
Division of General Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Bone 51:107-13. 2012..Adult bone mass depends on acquisition in childhood and decline in adulthood, and may be influenced by socioeconomic conditions over the entire life course...
- Socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular risk in the United States, 2001-2006Arun S Karlamangla
Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Ann Epidemiol 20:617-28. 2010..To quantify socioeconomic status and ethnic differences in risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) accrued from major risk factors in the United States...
- Agreement of self-reported comorbid conditions with medical and physician reports varied by disease among end-stage renal disease patientsSharon Stein Merkin
Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, California, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 60:634-42. 2007..To compare self-report of eight diseases with review of medical records and physician reports...
- Accuracy of patients' reports of comorbid disease and their association with mortality in ESRDKerri L Cavanaugh
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2372, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 52:118-27. 2008..Patient awareness of chronic diseases is low. Unawareness may represent poor understanding of chronic illness and may be associated with poor outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
- Socioeconomic disadvantage and change in blood pressure associated with agingAna V Diez Roux
Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
Circulation 106:703-10. 2002..Few studies have examined how the longitudinal change in blood pressure associated with aging differs across social groups within industrialized countries...
- Exploring the pathways between socioeconomic status and ESRDSharon Stein Merkin
Am J Kidney Dis 51:539-41. 2008
- Geographic socioeconomic status, race, and advanced-stage breast cancer in New York CitySharon Stein Merkin
New York City Department of Health, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 92:64-70. 2002..This study examined the association between a residential area' socioeconomic status (SES), race, and advanced-stage breast cancer in New York City...