Molly A Martin
Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
- Social stratification and adolescent overweight in the United States: how income and educational resources matter across families and schoolsMolly A Martin
Department of Sociology and the Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, United States
Soc Sci Med 74:597-606. 2012..The findings push us to more fully consider when, where, and why money and education matter independently and jointly across health-related contexts...
- Feeding her children, but risking her health: the intersection of gender, household food insecurity and obesityMolly A Martin
Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Soc Sci Med 74:1754-64. 2012..Obesity, thus, offers a physical expression of the vulnerabilities that arise from the intersection of gendered childcare expectations and poverty...
- Family structure and income inequality in families with children, 1976 to 2000Molly A Martin
The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Sociology, 414 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Demography 43:421-45. 2006..Furthermore, by including cohabitation, I find lower levels of total inequality and a weaker role for demographic shifts in family structure for trends in income inequality...
- The intergenerational correlation in weight: how genetic resemblance reveals the social role of familiesMolly A Martin
Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6207, USA
AJS 114:S67-105. 2008..Furthermore, by incorporating genetic information, the shared and social origins of the correlation between inactivity and weight are better revealed...
- Gender and race/ethnic differences in inaccurate weight perceptions among U.S. adolescentsMolly A Martin
Department of Sociology and Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
Womens Health Issues 19:292-9. 2009..S. adolescents are at risk of these outcomes, we examine gender and racial/ethnic differences in weight perception inaccuracy. This is the first study of weight perception inaccuracy to include Latino/a and Asian American adolescents...
- Equal weights but different weight perceptions among US adolescentsMolly A Martin
Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802 6207, USA
J Health Psychol 15:493-504. 2010..Asian boys consider a narrower weight range to be 'about the right weight' relative to White boys, and Asian girls are less likely than White girls to perceive objectively lower weights as 'about the right weight'...
- The image in the mirror and the number on the scale: weight, weight perceptions, and adolescent depressive symptomsMichelle L Frisco
Department of Sociology, Penn State University, 211 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
J Health Soc Behav 51:215-28. 2010..Thus, results support the health congruency framework, its extension to subpopulations outside of older adults, and its extension to optimism and pessimism about specific health conditions...
- Disparities in the prevalence of cognitive delay: how early do they appear?Marianne M Hillemeier
Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:186-98. 2009..Further investigation of processes whereby social disadvantage adversely affects development prior to 24 months is needed...
- Reducing home triggers for asthma: the Latino community health worker approachMolly A Martin
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Asthma 43:369-74. 2006..32 reduction in home trigger score (p < 0.01) for children and a 0.41 reduction (p < 0.01) for adults. This intervention shows promise as a way to reduce asthma triggers in urban low-income Latino communities...