Affiliation: University of Maryland
- The associations of social class and social stratification with patterns of general and mental health in a Spanish populationCarles Muntaner
Department of Behavioral and Community Health Nursing, University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA
Int J Epidemiol 32:950-8. 2003..In this study we examined whether measures of social class were able to explain and predict self-reported general and mental health over and above measures of social stratification...
- Commentary: Social capital, social class, and the slow progress of psychosocial epidemiologyCarles Muntaner
Department of Family and Community Health Nursing and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Suite 645, 655 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Int J Epidemiol 33:674-80; discussion 700-4. 2004
- Socioeconomic position and major mental disordersCarles Muntaner
Department of Family and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Epidemiol Rev 26:53-62. 2004
- Qualitative and quantitative research in social epidemiology: is complementarity the only issue?C Muntaner
Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 21201, USA
Gac Sanit 17:53-7. 2003..We confine this use of qualitative research to the academic world and do not necessarily imply that communities benefit from it as in action research...
- Racial differences in attitudes toward professional mental health care and in the use of servicesC Diala
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 70:455-64. 2000..After utilization, their attitudes were found to be less positive than those of whites...
- Occupational hierarchy, economic sector, and mortality from cardiovascular disease among men and women. Findings from the National Longitudinal Mortality StudyC Muntaner
Department of Behavioral and Community Health Nursing, University of Maryland, University of Maryland-Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Ann Epidemiol 11:194-201. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Characteristics of government, finance and production work differentially influence the risk of cardiovascular disease mortality. Men, women, professionals and non-professionals experience this risk differently...
- Social capital, disorganized communities, and the third way: understanding the retreat from structural inequalities in epidemiology and public healthC Muntaner
Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 655 West Lombard Street, Room 655c, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Int J Health Serv 31:213-37. 2001....
- Racial/ethnic differences in attitudes toward seeking professional mental health servicesC C Diala
Department of Mental Hygiene, Johns Hopkins University, 111 Market Pl, Room 3059, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
Am J Public Health 91:805-7. 2001..This study examined racial/ethnic differences in attitudes toward seeking mental health services...
- Racial ideology and explanations for health inequalities among middle-class whitesC Muntaner
Department of Behavioral and Community Health Nursing, University of Maryland-Baltimore, 21201, USA
Int J Health Serv 31:659-68. 2001..Liberal approaches to racism in public health are bound to miss a key component of racial ideology that is currently used to justify racial and class inequalities...
- Gender, precarious work, and chronic diseases in South KoreaIl Ho Kim
School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Environment, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Am J Ind Med 51:748-57. 2008....
- The relationship between nonstandard working and mental health in a representative sample of the South Korean populationIl Ho Kim
School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Environment, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
Soc Sci Med 63:566-74. 2006..Considering the increasing prevalence of nonstandard working conditions in South Korea, the results call for more longitudinal research on the mental health effects of nonstandard work...
- How long and how much are nurses now working?Alison Trinkoff
University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Nurs 106:60-71, quiz 72. 2006..This study describes the nature and prevalence of such schedules across nursing settings...
- County level socioeconomic position, work organization and depression disorder: a repeated measures cross-classified multilevel analysis of low-income nursing home workersCarles Muntaner
Department of Social, Policy and Prevention Research, Center for Addictions and Mental Health, University of Toronto and Institute for Work and Health, Suite 618, 250 College Street, Toronto, Canada ON M5 T 1R8
Health Place 12:688-700. 2006....
- Researching health inequities among African Americans: the imperative to understand social classM Norman Oliver
Department of Family Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
Int J Health Serv 35:485-98. 2005..The authors argue for a theoretical framework in this research that recognizes that class exploitation sets the stage for and interacts with racial discrimination to determine racial inequities in health...
- County and organizational predictors of depression symptoms among low-income nursing assistants in the USACarles Muntaner
Social Equity and Health Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Soc Sci Med 63:1454-65. 2006....
- Work organization, economic inequality, and depression among nursing assistants: a multilevel modeling approachCarles Muntaner
Social Equity and Health Section, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Canada
Psychol Rep 98:585-601. 2006..Implications of our work include that work in nursing homes for the environment it fosters has a strong effect on emotional strain and depression among Nursing Assistants...
- Socioeconomic position and excess mortality during the heat wave of 2003 in BarcelonaCarme Borrell
Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1, 08023, Barcelona, Spain
Eur J Epidemiol 21:633-40. 2006..The excess number of deaths was higher for those with less education. These results suggest that age, gender and educational level were important determinants of excess mortality in the 2003 Barcelona heat wave...
- Abuse and violence during home care work as predictor of worker depressionJeanne Geiger-Brown
Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Home Health Care Serv Q 26:59-77. 2007..Home care workers provide care without the normal protections afforded in the hospital. This study describes the prevalence of abuse and violence experienced by home care workers and its relationship to workers' depression...
- Ethnic, racial, and gender variations in health among farm operators in the United StatesToni Alterman
Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45213, USA
Ann Epidemiol 18:179-86. 2008..The purpose of this study was to collect baseline prevalence data on the health problems faced by minority, white, and female farm operators...
- Inequalities in health by social class dimensions in European countries of different political traditionsAlbert Espelt
Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Int J Epidemiol 37:1095-105. 2008....
- Occupational segregation as a determinant of US worker healthKatherine Chung-Bridges
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
Am J Ind Med 51:555-67. 2008..Racial segregation provides a potential mechanism to link occupations with adverse health outcomes...
- Commentary: macrosocial determinants, epidemiology, and health policy: should politics and economics be banned from social determinants of health research?Carles Muntaner
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Public Health Policy 29:299-306. 2008
- Staffing and worker injury in nursing homesAlison M Trinkoff
University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W Lombard St, Rm 625, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1220-5. 2005..We examined the relationship between nursing home staffing levels and worker injury rates in 445 nursing homes in 3 states...
- Psychosocial epidemiology, social structure, and ideologyCarles Muntaner
Center for Addictions and Mental Health, University of Toronto, and Institute for Work and Health, Ontario, Canada
J Epidemiol Community Health 59:540-1. 2005
- Work organization, area labor-market characteristics, and depression among U.S. nursing home workers: a cross-classified multilevel analysisCarles Muntaner
Department of Behavioral and Community Health Nursing, University of Maryland Baltimore, 655 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Int J Occup Environ Health 10:392-400. 2004..The deregulation of the nursing home industry that accompanies globalization is likely to adversely affect the mental health of nursing home assistants...
- A new occupational health agenda for a new work environmentJoan Benach
Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Scand J Work Environ Health 28:191-6. 2002..An alternative is also proposed for dealing with the conditions and settings needed to meet the new challenges related to establishing an effective occupational health policy...
- Economic inequality, working-class power, social capital, and cause-specific mortality in wealthy countriesCarles Muntaner
Department of Behavioral and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
Int J Health Serv 32:629-56. 2002..The popularity of social capital and exclusion of class-related political and welfare state indicators does not seem to be justified on empirical grounds...
- Mood and anxiety disorders among rural, urban, and metropolitan residents in the United StatesChamberlain C Diala
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Community Ment Health J 39:239-52. 2003..To estimate the correlates of mood and anxiety disorders among rural, urban and metropolitan residents in the United States...
- The importance of the political and the social in explaining mortality differentials among the countries of the OECD, 1950-1998Vicente Navarro
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Int J Health Serv 33:419-94. 2003..The article also quantifies statistically the relationship between the political and the policy variables and between these variables and the dependent variables--that is, the health indicators...
- Labor market experience, work organization, gender inequalities and health status: results from a prospective analysis of US employed womenPatricia O'Campo
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 21205, USA
Soc Sci Med 58:585-94. 2004....
- Social class and self-reported health status among men and women: what is the role of work organisation, household material standards and household labour?Carme Borrell
Agency of Public Health of Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, Barcelona 08023, Spain
Soc Sci Med 58:1869-87. 2004..Among women, the association between the worker (non-owner, non-managerial, and un-credentiated) class positions and health is substantially explained by working conditions, material well being at home and amount of household labour...
- Social class, race/ethnicity and all-cause mortality in the US: longitudinal results from the 1986-1994 National Health Interview SurveyCarles Muntaner
Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland Baltimore, 21201 1579, USA
Eur J Epidemiol 19:777-84. 2004..Little attention has been given to the association between economic sector measures of social class and all-cause mortality, and there have been no studies of mortality among the self-employed...
- Women's employment status and mortality: the atherosclerosis risk in communities studyKathryn M Rose
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1108-18. 2004..As women's labor force participation in the United States has increased over the past decades, there has been an interest in the potential health effects of employment. To date, however, research findings have been contradictory...
- Using state administrative data to study nonfatal worker injuries: challenges and opportunitiesMeg Johantgen
University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W Lombard Street, Suite 475, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Safety Res 35:309-15. 2004..While many states use their workers' compensation (WC) data to document frequency and type of injury, few conduct in-depth examinations of patterns of injury and other etiologies. Administrative data are generally an untapped resource...
- Experiences of racism among African American parents and the mental health of their preschool-aged childrenMargaret O Brien Caughy
Houston School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9129, USA
Am J Public Health 94:2118-24. 2004..We examined the relationship between parents' experiences of racism and children's well-being and the influence of the residential neighborhood characteristics on this relationship...
- When being alone might be better: neighborhood poverty, social capital, and child mental healthMargaret O Brien Caughy
UT Houston School of Public Health, MPH Program at UTSW Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, V8 112A, Dallas, Texas 75390 9128, USA
Soc Sci Med 57:227-37. 2003..These results are discussed in terms of furthering the study of the contextual nature of the social capital in explaining community inequalities in mental health among children...
- Welfare regime types and global health: an emerging challengeHaejoo Chung
Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto, Canada
J Epidemiol Community Health 62:282-3. 2008
- Political and welfare state determinants of infant and child health indicators: an analysis of wealthy countriesHaejoo Chung
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:829-42. 2006..Our investigation suggests that strong political will that advocates for more egalitarian welfare policies, including public medical services, is important in maintaining and improving the nation's health...
- Gender, occupational, and socioeconomic correlates of alcohol and drug abuse among U.S. rural, metropolitan, and urban residentsChamberlain C Diala
Africa Youth Development, 7908 Garland Ave, Suite 2, Takoma Park, MD 20912, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:409-28. 2004..To estimate the prevalence and correlates of alcohol and drug abuse and dependence among rural, urban, and metropolitan U.S. residents...
- Challenging the neoliberal trend: the Venezuelan health care reform alternativeCarles Muntaner
Faculty of Nursing, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Can J Public Health 97:I19-24. 2006..Finally, we suggest that the Venezuelan experience may offer valuable lessons not only to other low- to middle-income countries, but also to countries such as Canada...
- Is precarious employment more damaging to women's health than men's?Maria Menendez
Occupational Health Department, Catalonian Workers Commissions, CC OO, Spain
Soc Sci Med 64:776-81. 2007..Although the health of women is disproportionately affected by workplace flexibility, this has been largely ignored. The main purpose of this paper is to draw attention to this relevant but neglected topic...
- Welfare state matters: a typological multilevel analysis of wealthy countriesHaejoo Chung
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Health Policy 80:328-39. 2007..Proposed mechanisms of such process and suggestions for future research directions are presented in the discussion...
- Politics and health outcomesVicente Navarro
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Lancet 368:1033-7. 2006....
- [Inequalities in health related to social class in women. What is the effect of the measure used?]Carme Borrell
Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
Gac Sanit 18:75-82. 2004..When the dominant social class is a less privileged class (i.e. manual laborer) it means that both partners have an occupation equal to or lower than this measure. Finally, this indicator is easily obtained...
- Addressing social determinants of health inequities: what can the state and civil society do?Erik Blas
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 372:1684-9. 2008..Civil society takes many forms: here, we have used examples of community groups and social movements. Governments and civil society can have important positive roles in addressing health inequity if political will exists...