Krista M Perreira

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The color of health: skin color, ethnoracial classification, and discrimination in the health of Latin Americans
    Krista 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
  2. pmc Race/ethnicity and nativity differences in alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy
    Krista M Perreira
    Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3435, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1629-36. 2006
  3. pmc 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Making it in America: high school completion by immigrant and native youth
    Krista M Perreira
    Department of Public Policy and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27510, USA
    Demography 43:511-36. 2006
  5. pmc Depression and anxiety among first-generation immigrant Latino youth: key correlates and implications for future research
    Stephanie 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
  6. pmc Parental influences on adolescent physical activity: a longitudinal study
    India 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Excess alcohol consumption and health outcomes: a 6-year follow-up of men over age 50 from the health and retirement study
    Krista M Perreira
    Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Addiction 97:301-10. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The physical and psychological well-being of immigrant children
    Krista M Perreira
    Department of Public Policy, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Future Child 21:195-218. 2011
  9. pmc Obesity in the transition to adulthood: predictions across race/ethnicity, immigrant generation, and sex
    Kathleen Mullan Harris
    Department of Sociology, Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:1022-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Increasing awareness of danger signs in pregnancy through community- and clinic-based education in Guatemala
    Krista M Perreira
    Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:19-28. 2002

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc The color of health: skin color, ethnoracial classification, and discrimination in the health of Latin Americans
    Krista 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. ..
  2. pmc Race/ethnicity and nativity differences in alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy
    Krista 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...
  3. pmc 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Making it in America: high school completion by immigrant and native youth
    Krista 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...
  5. pmc Depression and anxiety among first-generation immigrant Latino youth: key correlates and implications for future research
    Stephanie 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...
  6. pmc Parental influences on adolescent physical activity: a longitudinal study
    India 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Excess alcohol consumption and health outcomes: a 6-year follow-up of men over age 50 from the health and retirement study
    Krista 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint The physical and psychological well-being of immigrant children
    Krista M Perreira
    Department of Public Policy, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Future Child 21:195-218. 2011
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  9. pmc Obesity in the transition to adulthood: predictions across race/ethnicity, immigrant generation, and sex
    Kathleen 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)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increasing awareness of danger signs in pregnancy through community- and clinic-based education in Guatemala
    Krista M Perreira
    Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:19-28. 2002
    ....
  11. pmc Migration and health behaviour during pregnancy
    Krista M Perreira
    BMJ 336:1027-8. 2008