ROBERT SCHOENI

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Consistency and precision of cancer reporting in a multiwave national panel survey
    Anna Zajacova
    Department of Sociology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:20. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The economic value of improving the health of disadvantaged Americans
    Robert F Schoeni
    Institute of Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:S67-72. 2011
  3. pmc Persistent and growing socioeconomic disparities in disability among the elderly: 1982-2002
    Robert F Schoeni
    Institute for Social Research, Ford School of Public Policy, and Department of Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48104, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2065-70. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in old-age functioning and disability in Japan, 1993-2002
    Robert F Schoeni
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 60:39-53. 2006
  5. pmc Why is late-life disability declining?
    Robert F Schoeni
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Milbank Q 86:47-89. 2008
  6. pmc Examining the association between childhood asthma and parent and grandparent asthma status: implications for practice
    Melissa A Valerio
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:535-41. 2010
  7. pmc Introduction to the special issue on the scientific assessment of biomeasures in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics
    Narayan Sastry
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 55:113-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Grandparental and parental obesity influences on childhood overweight: implications for primary care practice
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, and the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:549-54. 2008
  9. pmc Neighborhoods and disability in later life
    Vicki A Freedman
    Department of Health Systems and Policy, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, 335 George Street, Suite 2200, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:2253-67. 2008
  10. pmc Declines in late-life disability: the role of early- and mid-life factors
    Vicki A Freedman
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1588-602. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Consistency and precision of cancer reporting in a multiwave national panel survey
    Anna Zajacova
    Department of Sociology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:20. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint The economic value of improving the health of disadvantaged Americans
    Robert F Schoeni
    Institute of Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:S67-72. 2011
    ..Higher educational attainment is associated with better health status and longer life...
  3. pmc Persistent and growing socioeconomic disparities in disability among the elderly: 1982-2002
    Robert F Schoeni
    Institute for Social Research, Ford School of Public Policy, and Department of Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48104, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2065-70. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in prevalence of disability over age 70 have widened or narrowed during the past 2 decades...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in old-age functioning and disability in Japan, 1993-2002
    Robert F Schoeni
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 60:39-53. 2006
    ..1 million more disabled elderly in 2002. The reductions were experienced broadly across socio-demographic and economic groups. Increases in education across cohorts are associated with the declines in disability...
  5. pmc Why is late-life disability declining?
    Robert F Schoeni
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Milbank Q 86:47-89. 2008
    ..Late-life disability has been declining in the United States since the 1980s. This study provides the first comprehensive investigation into the reasons for this trend...
  6. pmc Examining the association between childhood asthma and parent and grandparent asthma status: implications for practice
    Melissa A Valerio
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:535-41. 2010
    ..Findings support the collection of family history, including grandparent asthma status...
  7. pmc Introduction to the special issue on the scientific assessment of biomeasures in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics
    Narayan Sastry
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 55:113-7. 2009
    ..The final two articles address a pair of overarching issues: one provides international comparisons and perspectives and the other discusses ethical and legal concerns...
  8. doi request reprint Grandparental and parental obesity influences on childhood overweight: implications for primary care practice
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, and the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:549-54. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the prevalence of overweight [body mass index (BMI) >or=95th percentile for age and sex] among children aged 5 to 19 in a national sample, stratified by the obesity status of their parents and grandparents...
  9. pmc Neighborhoods and disability in later life
    Vicki A Freedman
    Department of Health Systems and Policy, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, 335 George Street, Suite 2200, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:2253-67. 2008
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  10. pmc Declines in late-life disability: the role of early- and mid-life factors
    Vicki A Freedman
    School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1588-602. 2008
    ..We conclude that early- and mid-life factors have contributed along with late-life factors to U.S. late-life disability trends mainly through their influence on the onset of, rather than recovery from, limitations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chronic conditions and the decline in late-life disability
    Vicki A Freedman
    Department of Health Systems and Policy, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, 335 George Street Suite 2200, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Demography 44:459-77. 2007
    ..We discuss these findings in light of improvements in treatments and changes in the environments of older adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Feeling better? Trends in general health status
    Linda G Martin
    Institute of Medicine, 500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S11-21. 2007
    ..been mirrored in changes in self-reported general health status? Are general health status trends similar for younger and older Americans? Have changes in general health status been uniform across demographic and socioeconomic groups?..
  13. ncbi request reprint Resolving inconsistencies in trends in old-age disability: report from a technical working group
    Vicki A Freedman
    Polisher Research Institute, Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, North Wales, PA 19454, USA
    Demography 41:417-41. 2004
    ..The implications of the findings for policy, national survey efforts, and further research are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in disability and functioning among older adults in the United States: a systematic review
    Vicki A Freedman
    Polisher Research Institute, Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, 1425 Horsham Rd, North Wales, PA 19454, USA
    JAMA 288:3137-46. 2002
    ..Several well-publicized recent studies have suggested that disability among older Americans has declined in the last decade...
  15. pmc Upstream solutions: does the supplemental security income program reduce disability in the elderly?
    Pamela Herd
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Milbank Q 86:5-45. 2008
    ..Income support policies are one promising avenue to improve population health. This study examines whether the federal cash transfer program to poor elderly, the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, affects old-age disability...
  16. ncbi request reprint The fraction of disability caused at work
    Robert T Reville
    RAND Corporation, USA
    Soc Secur Bull 65:31-7. 2003
    ..The results point toward the need for initiatives to reduce disability that focus on work-related causes, which are a common pathway to disability, and that may result in substantial savings in federal programs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Widow(er) poverty and out-of-pocket medical expenditures near the end of life
    Kathleen McGarry
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S160-8. 2005
    ..This study investigates the gap in poverty, income, and wealth between these groups. Focus is placed on the role played by out-of-pocket medical expenditures spent on dying spouses...
  18. ncbi request reprint Welfare work requirements and child well-being: evidence from the effects on breast-feeding
    Steven J Haider
    Department of Economics, Michigan State University, 101 Marshall Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Demography 40:479-97. 2003
    ..5% higher in 2000. Such negative consequences of these policies must be weighed against potential benefits as states refine their welfare programs...

Research Grants10

  1. Health Wealth and Pensions Over the Life Course in a Long Panel
    ROBERT SCHOENI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With continued collection of these data, the PSID will be the only survey on life course and multigenerational health and wealth in a long-term panel representative of the full U.S. population. ..
  2. The Effects of Adaption on the Health of Immigrants
    ROBERT SCHOENI; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  3. Enabling Minority Youth Research in Panel Study Income D
    ROBERT SCHOENI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By extension, for analysis of subgroups within the low income sample the boost from the 730 is even more essential. ..
  4. Health Wealth and Pensions Over the Life Course in a Long Panel
    Robert F Schoeni; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With continued collection of these data, the PSID will be the only survey on life course and multigenerational health and wealth in a long-term panel representative of the full U.S. population. ..