Michael R Kramer

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Geography of Adolescent Obesity in the U.S., 2007-2011
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 51:898-909. 2016
  2. pmc Influence of delivery characteristics and socioeconomic status on giving birth by caesarean section - a cross sectional study during 2000-2010 in Finland
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:120. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Measuring women's cumulative neighborhood deprivation exposure using longitudinally linked vital records: a method for life course MCH research
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 3043, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:478-87. 2014
  4. pmc Housing transitions and low birth weight among low-income women: longitudinal study of the perinatal consequences of changing public housing policy
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:2255-61. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Multivariate Bayesian spatial model of preterm birth and cardiovascular disease among Georgia women: Evidence for life course social determinants of health
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 6:25-35. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Inter-state variation in human papilloma virus vaccine coverage among adolescent girls in the 50 US states, 2007
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:S102-10. 2012
  7. pmc Metropolitan isolation segregation and Black-White disparities in very preterm birth: a test of mediating pathways and variance explained
    Michael R Kramer
    Emory University, Epidemiology, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:2108-16. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Preconceptional stress and racial disparities in preterm birth: an overview
    Michael R Kramer
    Women s and Children s Center, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:1307-16. 2011
  9. pmc Contribution of socioeconomic status to the risk of small for gestational age infants--a population-based study of 1,390,165 singleton live births in Finland
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Equity Health 12:28. 2013
  10. pmc Do measures matter? Comparing surface-density-derived and census-tract-derived measures of racial residential segregation
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:29. 2010

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  1. pmc Geography of Adolescent Obesity in the U.S., 2007-2011
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 51:898-909. 2016
    ..The authors developed county-level estimates of adolescent obesity for the contiguous U.S., and then explored the association between 23 conceptually derived area-based correlates of adolescent obesity and ecologic obesity prevalence...
  2. pmc Influence of delivery characteristics and socioeconomic status on giving birth by caesarean section - a cross sectional study during 2000-2010 in Finland
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:120. 2014
    ..We aimed to study whether giving birth by CS was associated with SES and other characteristics among singleton births during 2000-2010 in Finland with publicly funded health care...
  3. doi request reprint Measuring women's cumulative neighborhood deprivation exposure using longitudinally linked vital records: a method for life course MCH research
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Room 3043, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:478-87. 2014
    ..We discuss approaches for investigating the impact of truncation of the life course, selection bias from migration, and misclassification of cumulative exposure. ..
  4. pmc Housing transitions and low birth weight among low-income women: longitudinal study of the perinatal consequences of changing public housing policy
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:2255-61. 2012
    ..We assessed the longitudinal association between housing transitions and pregnancy outcomes in a sample of public housing residents...
  5. doi request reprint Multivariate Bayesian spatial model of preterm birth and cardiovascular disease among Georgia women: Evidence for life course social determinants of health
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 6:25-35. 2013
    ..Each outcome independently has noted spatial and socioeconomic gradients; we test for spatial structure in the population correlation of the two...
  6. doi request reprint Inter-state variation in human papilloma virus vaccine coverage among adolescent girls in the 50 US states, 2007
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:S102-10. 2012
    ..Strategies aimed at increasing clinicians' counseling for HPV vaccination could substantially reduce disparities in HPV vaccine coverage...
  7. pmc Metropolitan isolation segregation and Black-White disparities in very preterm birth: a test of mediating pathways and variance explained
    Michael R Kramer
    Emory University, Epidemiology, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:2108-16. 2010
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of isolation segregation for the high-burden outcome of very preterm birth, but unexplained excess risk for prematurity among Black women is substantial...
  8. doi request reprint Preconceptional stress and racial disparities in preterm birth: an overview
    Michael R Kramer
    Women s and Children s Center, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:1307-16. 2011
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  9. pmc Contribution of socioeconomic status to the risk of small for gestational age infants--a population-based study of 1,390,165 singleton live births in Finland
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Equity Health 12:28. 2013
    ..Small for gestational age (SGA) infants are at increased risk of short- and long-term adverse outcomes...
  10. pmc Do measures matter? Comparing surface-density-derived and census-tract-derived measures of racial residential segregation
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:29. 2010
    ..Separate analyses focus on metropolitan segregation and on neighborhood segregation...
  11. pmc Place matters: variation in the black/white very preterm birth rate across U.S. metropolitan areas, 2002-2004
    Michael R Kramer
    Women and Children s Center, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Room 257 C, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:576-85. 2008
    ..We reported on the distribution of very preterm (VPT) birth rates by race across metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs)...
  12. doi request reprint Racial disparities in contraceptive use between student and nonstudent populations
    Laura M Gaydos
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:589-95. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Racial disparities in preterm birth rates and short inter-pregnancy interval: an overview
    Carol J Hogue
    Women s and Children s Center, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:1317-24. 2011
    ..We seek to expand on a biopsychosocial framework underlying the etiology of excess preterm birth experienced by African-American women by exploring short inter-pregnancy intervals as a partial explanatory factor...
  14. pmc Condoms for dual protection: patterns of use with highly effective contraceptive methods
    Karen Pazol
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:208-17. 2010
    ..Because oral contracep tives (OCs) have been the predominant form of highly effective contraceptio in the U.S., it is unknown whether condom use is similarly low with increasingly promoted user-independent methods...
  15. doi request reprint An overview of racial disparities in preterm birth rates: caused by infection or inflammatory response?
    Ramkumar Menon
    Department of Epidemiology, Women and Children s Center, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:1325-31. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint Racial disparities in preterm birth: an overview of the potential role of nutrient deficiencies
    Anne L Dunlop
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:1332-41. 2011
    ..To give an overview of the literature for evidence of nutrient deficiencies as contributors to the disparity in preterm birth (PTB) between African-American and Caucasian women...
  17. doi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and failure of the georgia first grade criterion-referenced competency test
    Jia Feng
    School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:275-82. 2013
    ..We examined the association between MSDP and failure of the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) among Georgia first grade students...
  18. pmc Incidence of childhood obesity in the United States
    Solveig A Cunningham
    From the Hubert Department of Global Health S A C, K M V N and the Department of Epidemiology M R K, Emory University, Atlanta
    N Engl J Med 370:403-11. 2014
    ..Although the increased prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States has been documented, little is known about its incidence. We report here on the national incidence of obesity among elementary-school children...
  19. doi request reprint Metropolitan area racial residential segregation, neighborhood racial composition, and breast cancer mortality
    Emily F Russell
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1519-27. 2012
    ..This study explores the contribution of metropolitan area RRS, census tract racial composition and breast cancer and all-cause mortality among black and white breast cancer patients...
  20. pmc Estimating the Effect of School Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Improvements on Pupil Health Outcomes
    Joshua V Garn
    From the aDepartment of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health and Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA bDepartment of Biostatistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL and cDepartment of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Epidemiology 27:752-60. 2016
    ..The primary goal of this study was to estimate the causal effects of school-level adherence to interventions on pupil diarrhea and soil-transmitted helminth infection...
  21. pmc Use of a Google Map Tool Embedded in an Internet Survey Instrument: Is it a Valid and Reliable Alternative to Geocoded Address Data?
    Sharoda Dasgupta
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States
    JMIR Res Protoc 3:e24. 2014
    ..Maps can be used to identify, quantify, and address gaps in access to HIV care among HIV-positive MSM, and tailor intervention programs based on the needs of patients being served...
  22. pmc Changes in the Geographic Patterns of Heart Disease Mortality in the United States: 1973 to 2010
    Michele Casper
    From Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA M C, M R K, H Q, L J S, A S V, S G and Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA M R K, A S V
    Circulation 133:1171-80. 2016
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  23. pmc What causes racial disparities in very preterm birth? A biosocial perspective
    Michael R Kramer
    Women s and Children s Center, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 31:84-98. 2009
    ..Improved etiologic understanding and the potential for effective intervention may come with better integration of these research approaches...
  24. pmc Residential racial composition, spatial access to care, and breast cancer mortality among women in Georgia
    Emily Russell
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Urban Health 88:1117-29. 2011
    ..However, there is a lack of evidence that spatial access to oncology care mediates these processes...
  25. pmc Activity spaces of men who have sex with men: An initial exploration of geographic variation in locations of routine, potential sexual risk, and prevention behaviors
    Adam S Vaughan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Laney Graduate School, Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 175:1-10. 2016
    ..Although prevention behaviors tend to have similar geographic variation as routine behaviors, locations where men engage in potentially high-risk behaviors may be more spatially focused for some MSM than for others...
  26. pmc Completeness and Reliability of Location Data Collected on the Web: Assessing the Quality of Self-Reported Locations in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men
    Adam S Vaughan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 18:e142. 2016
    ..This focus on residential locations has been at least partially necessitated by the difficulties in collecting detailed geolocated data required to explore nonresidential locations...
  27. pmc Disparities in Temporal and Geographic Patterns of Declining Heart Disease Mortality by Race and Sex in the United States, 1973-2010
    Adam S Vaughan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA A S V, M R K Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA A S V, H Q, M R K, M C
    J Am Heart Assoc 4:. 2015
    ..We identified and described temporal trends in declining county-level heart disease mortality by race, sex, and geography between 1973 and 2010...
  28. pmc Childhood Obesity Incidence in the United States: A Systematic Review
    Patricia C Cheung
    1 Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Child Obes 12:1-11. 2016
    ..This systematic review synthesizes the literature on incidence of obesity during childhood...
  29. pmc Is segregation bad for your health?
    Michael R Kramer
    Women s and Children s Center, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 31:178-94. 2009
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  30. pmc Comparing methods of measuring geographic patterns in temporal trends: an application to county-level heart disease mortality in the United States, 1973 to 2010
    Adam S Vaughan
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 25:329-335.e3. 2015
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  31. pmc Development of a comprehensive measure of spatial access to HIV provider services, with application to Atlanta, Georgia
    Sharoda Dasgupta
    Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Mailstop 1000 001 1AF, 209 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322 USA Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 USA
    Springerplus 5:984. 2016
    ..We developed and applied a tool to: (1) quantify spatial access to HIV care services (supply) and (2) identify underserved areas with respect to HIV cases (demand), by travel mode, in Atlanta...
  32. pmc Prediction of Low Community Sanitation Coverage Using Environmental and Sociodemographic Factors in Amhara Region, Ethiopia
    William E Oswald
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:709-19. 2016
    ..This approach could assist sanitation programs and trachoma control programs, scaling up or in hyperendemic areas, to target vulnerable areas with additional activities or alternate technologies. ..
  33. pmc Confidentiality considerations for use of social-spatial data on the social determinants of health: Sexual and reproductive health case study
    Danielle F Haley
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 166:49-56. 2016
    ..We conclude with recommendations to support the preservation of confidentiality when disseminating results. ..
  34. pmc Test-retest reliability of retrospective self-reported maternal exposure to childhood abuse and neglect
    Alison L Cammack
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 19:415-21. 2016
    ..A substantial proportion of women reported exposure to maltreatment and reliability was generally at least moderate, indicating consistent reporting. ..
  35. pmc Provision of private, piped water and sewerage connections and directly observed handwashing of mothers in a peri-urban community of Lima, Peru
    William E Oswald
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 19:388-97. 2014
    ..To estimate the association between improved water and sanitation access and handwashing of mothers living in a peri-urban community of Lima, Peru...
  36. pmc Metropolitan racial residential segregation and cardiovascular mortality: exploring pathways
    Sophia Greer
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS F 72, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
    J Urban Health 91:499-509. 2014
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  37. pmc International comparison of common risk factors of preterm birth between the U.S. and Canada, using PRAMS and MES (2005-2006)
    Joshua V Garn
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health and Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 19:811-8. 2015
    ..We observed between-country differences in both the prevalence of risk factors and the adjusted RR. Further between-country comparisons may lead to important inferences as to the influence of modifiable risk factors contributing to PTB. ..
  38. pmc Using a geolocation social networking application to calculate the population density of sex-seeking gay men for research and prevention services
    Kevin P Delaney
    Department of Epidemiology, Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 16:e249. 2014
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  39. pmc Factors associated with pupil toilet use in kenyan primary schools
    Joshua V Garn
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health and Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:9694-711. 2014
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  40. ncbi request reprint Noncontracepting behavior in women at risk for unintended pregnancy: what's religion got to do with it?
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:327-34. 2007
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