Krista M Perreira
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- The color of health: skin color, ethnoracial classification, and discrimination in the health of Latin AmericansKrista M Perreira
University of North Carolina, Carolina Population Center, 123 West Franklyn St, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 116:241-50. 2014..Those with darker skin colors report poorer health. Darker skin color influences self-rated health primarily by increasing exposure to class discrimination and low socio-economic status. ..
- Race/ethnicity and nativity differences in alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancyKrista M Perreira
Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3435, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1629-36. 2006..We examined race/ethnicity and nativity correlates of prenatal substance use...
- Supporting the mental health of mothers raising children in poverty: how do we target them for intervention studies?Linda S Beeber
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:86-100. 2008..An iterative process of using data to identify at-risk mothers and validate the presence of risk factors helped hone the recruitment and design of the intervention trials. This report also offers guidance for further study...
- Making it in America: high school completion by immigrant and native youthKrista M Perreira
Department of Public Policy and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27510, USA
Demography 43:511-36. 2006..While human and social capital resources improve with immigrant generation, cultural capital diminishes...
- Depression and anxiety among first-generation immigrant Latino youth: key correlates and implications for future researchStephanie R Potochnick
Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 198:470-7. 2010..Compared with documented adolescents, undocumented adolescents were at greater risk of anxiety, and children in mixed-status families were at greater risk of anxiety and marginally greater risk of depressive symptoms...
- Parental influences on adolescent physical activity: a longitudinal studyIndia J Ornelas
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 4:3. 2007..This study examines how the relationships between parental influences and adolescent physical activity differ by gender and tests whether these relationships are mediated by adolescents' self-esteem and depression...
- Excess alcohol consumption and health outcomes: a 6-year follow-up of men over age 50 from the health and retirement studyKrista M Perreira
Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
Addiction 97:301-10. 2002..This study examined the association of problem drinking history and alcohol consumption with the onset of several health conditions and death over a 6-year follow-up period...
- The physical and psychological well-being of immigrant childrenKrista M Perreira
Department of Public Policy, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
Future Child 21:195-218. 2011....
- Obesity in the transition to adulthood: predictions across race/ethnicity, immigrant generation, and sexKathleen Mullan Harris
Department of Sociology, Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:1022-8. 2009..To trace how racial/ethnic and immigrant disparities in body mass index (BMI) change over time as adolescents (age, 11-19 years) transition to young adulthood (age, 20-28 years)...
- Increasing awareness of danger signs in pregnancy through community- and clinic-based education in GuatemalaKrista M Perreira
Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Matern Child Health J 6:19-28. 2002....
- Migration and health behaviour during pregnancyKrista M Perreira
BMJ 336:1027-8. 2008