C Muntaner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The associations of social class and social stratification with patterns of general and mental health in a Spanish population
    Carles Muntaner
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Nursing, University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:950-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Social capital, social class, and the slow progress of psychosocial epidemiology
    Carles 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and major mental disorders
    Carles Muntaner
    Department of Family and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 26:53-62. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in attitudes toward professional mental health care and in the use of services
    C Diala
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 70:455-64. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Occupational hierarchy, economic sector, and mortality from cardiovascular disease among men and women. Findings from the National Longitudinal Mortality Study
    C 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Social capital, disorganized communities, and the third way: understanding the retreat from structural inequalities in epidemiology and public health
    C 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
  8. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in attitudes toward seeking professional mental health services
    C 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial ideology and explanations for health inequalities among middle-class whites
    C Muntaner
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Nursing, University of Maryland-Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Int J Health Serv 31:659-68. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Gender, precarious work, and chronic diseases in South Korea
    Il 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

Research Grants

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint The associations of social class and social stratification with patterns of general and mental health in a Spanish population
    Carles 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Social capital, social class, and the slow progress of psychosocial epidemiology
    Carles 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and major mental disorders
    Carles Muntaner
    Department of Family and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 26:53-62. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in attitudes toward professional mental health care and in the use of services
    C 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Occupational hierarchy, economic sector, and mortality from cardiovascular disease among men and women. Findings from the National Longitudinal Mortality Study
    C 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Social capital, disorganized communities, and the third way: understanding the retreat from structural inequalities in epidemiology and public health
    C 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
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  8. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in attitudes toward seeking professional mental health services
    C 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial ideology and explanations for health inequalities among middle-class whites
    C 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...
  10. doi request reprint Gender, precarious work, and chronic diseases in South Korea
    Il 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
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  11. ncbi request reprint The relationship between nonstandard working and mental health in a representative sample of the South Korean population
    Il 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint County level socioeconomic position, work organization and depression disorder: a repeated measures cross-classified multilevel analysis of low-income nursing home workers
    Carles 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
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  14. ncbi request reprint Researching health inequities among African Americans: the imperative to understand social class
    M 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint County and organizational predictors of depression symptoms among low-income nursing assistants in the USA
    Carles 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
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  16. ncbi request reprint Work organization, economic inequality, and depression among nursing assistants: a multilevel modeling approach
    Carles 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and excess mortality during the heat wave of 2003 in Barcelona
    Carme 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Abuse and violence during home care work as predictor of worker depression
    Jeanne 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...
  19. doi request reprint Ethnic, racial, and gender variations in health among farm operators in the United States
    Toni 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...
  20. doi request reprint Inequalities in health by social class dimensions in European countries of different political traditions
    Albert Espelt
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1095-105. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Occupational segregation as a determinant of US worker health
    Katherine 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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
  23. pmc Staffing and worker injury in nursing homes
    Alison 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...
  24. pmc Psychosocial epidemiology, social structure, and ideology
    Carles 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
  25. ncbi request reprint Work organization, area labor-market characteristics, and depression among U.S. nursing home workers: a cross-classified multilevel analysis
    Carles 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint A new occupational health agenda for a new work environment
    Joan 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Economic inequality, working-class power, social capital, and cause-specific mortality in wealthy countries
    Carles 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mood and anxiety disorders among rural, urban, and metropolitan residents in the United States
    Chamberlain 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint The importance of the political and the social in explaining mortality differentials among the countries of the OECD, 1950-1998
    Vicente 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Labor market experience, work organization, gender inequalities and health status: results from a prospective analysis of US employed women
    Patricia 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
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  31. ncbi request reprint 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Social class, race/ethnicity and all-cause mortality in the US: longitudinal results from the 1986-1994 National Health Interview Survey
    Carles 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Women's employment status and mortality: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kathryn 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Using state administrative data to study nonfatal worker injuries: challenges and opportunities
    Meg 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...
  35. pmc Experiences of racism among African American parents and the mental health of their preschool-aged children
    Margaret 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint When being alone might be better: neighborhood poverty, social capital, and child mental health
    Margaret 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...
  37. doi request reprint Welfare regime types and global health: an emerging challenge
    Haejoo Chung
    Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:282-3. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint Political and welfare state determinants of infant and child health indicators: an analysis of wealthy countries
    Haejoo 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gender, occupational, and socioeconomic correlates of alcohol and drug abuse among U.S. rural, metropolitan, and urban residents
    Chamberlain 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Challenging the neoliberal trend: the Venezuelan health care reform alternative
    Carles 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Welfare state matters: a typological multilevel analysis of wealthy countries
    Haejoo 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Politics and health outcomes
    Vicente Navarro
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Lancet 368:1033-7. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint [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...
  45. doi request reprint 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...

Research Grants4

  1. Community Socioeconomic Context, Depression and Anxiety
    Carles Muntaner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of these analyses will have implications for local health policy in urban neighborhoods and counties across the US that have the potential to reduce the social costs associated with depression and anxiety disorders. ..
  2. Work Organization and Health Among Home Care Workers
    Carles Muntaner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..S. that have the potential to reduce depression and musculoskeletal disorders, as well as the associated loss of productivity from these disorders among home care workers. ..