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Demographic and Socioeconomic Determinants of Physical and Mental Self-rated Health Across 10 Ethnic Groups in the United States.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Assari S, Lankarani MM.
PMID: 31435528
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2017;3(12):185-193. doi: 10.15171/ijer.2017.02.

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The aim of this study was to explore ethnic differences in demographic and socioeconomic determinants of poor physical and mental self-rated health (SRH) in the United States.METHODS: We used data from the Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiology Surveys...

Synergistic Effects of Depression and Poor Impulse Control on Physical Partner Violence; A National Study in United States.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Assari S.
PMID: 31360774
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2017;4(4):232-239. doi: 10.15171/ijer.2017.09.

BACKGROUND: Although major depressive disorder (MDD) also increases the risk of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) perpetration, poor mental health has been mostly conceptualized as a consequence of IPV victimization rather than a risk factor for IPV perpetration. Poor impulse...

Marital Status and Physical Health: Racial Differences.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Assari S, Bazargan M.
PMID: 31572801
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2019;6(3):108-113.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: As suggested by the Minorities' Diminished Return theory, the association between socioeconomic status and health is weaker for racial and ethnic minorities compared to Whites. The current study compared Blacks and Whites in terms of the...

Association Between Parental Educational Attainment and Children's Negative Urgency: Sex Differences.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Assari S.
PMID: 34604532
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2021;8(1):14-22. doi: 10.34172/IJER.2021.04. Epub 2021 Mar 30.

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Negative urgency reflects a specific facet of impulsivity and correlates with a wide range of health-related risk behaviors, including, but not limited to, problematic substance use. Negative urgency is also shaped by family socioeconomic position (SEP),...

Educational Attainment and Tobacco Harm Knowledge Among American Adults: Diminished Returns of African Americans and Hispanics.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Assari S, Bazargan M.
PMID: 32219175
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2020;7(1).

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Minorities' Diminished Returns (MDRs) refer to the smaller effects of educational attainment for ethnic minorities compared to the majority group. As a result of MDRs, research has documented more than expected tobacco use among Hispanics and...

Investigation of the Predictors of Self-rated Health of Economically Disadvantaged African American Men and Women: Evidence for Sponge Hypothesis.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Cobb S, Assari S.
PMID: 32395609
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2020;7(1):25-34. doi: 10.34172/ijer.2020.05.

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: According to the sponge hypothesis, compared to men's self-rated health (SRH), women's SRH is more likely to reflect conditions other than chronic medical conditions (CMCs) such as psychiatric disorders (PDs). As a result, poor SRH is...

Race, Education Attainment, and Happiness in the United States.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Assari S.
PMID: 31363495
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2019;6(2):76-82. doi: 10.15171/ijer.2019.14.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: As suggests by the Minorities' Diminished Returns (MDR) theory, education attainment and other socioeconomic status (SES) indicators have a smaller impact on the health and well-being of non-White than White Americans. To test whether MDR also...

Social Epidemiology of Perceived Discrimination in the United States: Role of Race, Educational Attainment, and Income.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Assari S.
PMID: 33094165
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2020;7(3):136-141. doi: 10.34172/ijer.2020.24.

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: This study aimed to compare non-Hispanic Black (NHB) and non-Hispanic White (NHW) American adults for the associations of educational attainment and household income with perceived racial discrimination.METHODS: The 2010 National Alcohol Survey (NAS N12), a nationally...

Differential Association between Actual and Perceived Obesity between African Americans and Whites in the United States.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Assari S.
PMID: 32999940
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2020;7(3):107-114. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Although actual and perceived obesity are associated, some research has shown that this association may differ across racial and ethnic groups. Accordingly, this cross-sectional study tested racial differences regarding the association between actual and perceived obesity...

Parental Education and Children's Sleep Disturbance: Minorities' Diminished Returns.

International journal of epidemiologic research

Assari S.
PMID: 34263059
Int J Epidemiol Res. 2021;8(1):31-39.

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: While increased parental education reduces children's sleep problems, less is known about racial variation in such protection. According to Minorities' Diminished Returns (MDRs) theory, economic resources such as parental education show weaker health effects for minority...

Evolution of serum immunoglobulin levels during the first year of life in Mozambique.

International journal of epidemiology

Martins D, Levy FM, Cabau N, Petiot JF.
PMID: 536093
Int J Epidemiol. 1979 Sep;8(3):231-4. doi: 10.1093/ije/8.3.231.

The serum levels of IgG, IgA and IgM as well as total proteins were followed from birth to one year of age in a sample of 44 infants. Values for a 'healthy' population are presented. The results of correlation...

A stochastic compartment model of stomach cancer with correlated waiting time distributions.

International journal of epidemiology

Manton KG, Stallard E, Burdick D, Tolley HD.
PMID: 536099
Int J Epidemiol. 1979 Sep;8(3):283-91. doi: 10.1093/ije/8.3.283.

The incidence and growth rate of stomach cancer in the US population is modelled, for each sex, as a partially observed, discrete state stochastic process. Explicit evaluation of the transition rates between the states of the model is made...

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