Publications 2012-13

Members' publications September 2012 - August 2013

Topics: Family Dynamics,   Social and Economic Determinants of Health,   Education, Skills Acquistion and Labour,   Migration,   Aging,   Theory and Methods

Family Dynamics

Clouston, S. and A. Quesnel-Vallée. 2012. The role of defamilialization in the relationship between partnership and self-rated health: A cross-national comparison of Canada and the United States. Social Science & Medicine, 75(8): 1342–1350.

Das, A. 2013. Spousal loss and health in late life: Moving beyond emotional trauma. Journal of Aging and Health, 25: 221-242.

Le Bourdais, C., É. Lapierre-Adamcyk et V. Heintz-Martin. 2013. Composition de la famille et risques d’éclatement des familles recomposées – Effet réel ou artefact lié au mode de collecte des données? Cahiers québécois de démographie, 42 (1): 5-30.

Social and Economic Determinants of Health

Clouston, S. and A. Quesnel-Vallée. 2012. The role of defamilialization in the relationship between partnership and self-rated health: A cross-national comparison of Canada and the United States. Social Science & Medicine. 75(8): 1342–1350.

Elani HW, Harper S, Allison PJ, Bedos C, Kaufman JS. 2012. Socio-economic inequalities and oral health in Canada and the United States. Journal of Dental Research, 91(9): 865-70.PMID: 22837551.

Fagg, J. Curtis, S.E., Cummins, S., Stansfeld, S.A., and A. Quesnel-Vallée. 2013. Neighbourhood deprivation and adolescent self-esteem: exploration of the 'socio-economic equalisation in youth' hypothesis in Britain and Canada. Social Science & Medicine, 91: 168-177.

Harper S, Ruder E, Roman HA, Geggel A, Nweke O, Payne-Sturges D, Levy JI. 2013. Using inequality measures to incorporate environmental justice into regulatory analyses. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(9): 4039-59. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph10094039.

Ilomäki J, Hajat A, Kauhanen J, Kurl S, Kaufman JS, Tuomainen TP, Korhonen MJ. 2012. Relationship between alcohol consumption and myocardial infarction among ageing men using a marginal structural model. European Journal of Public Health, 22: 825-830. PMID: 21398379.

Kaufman JS.  2013. Ethical dilemmas in statistical practice: The problem of race in biomedicine. In: Mapping Race: A Critical Reader on Health Disparities Research (Gómez L& López N, Eds), Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ: Chapter 4.

King NB, Harper S, Young ME. 2012. Use of relative and absolute effect measures in reporting health inequalities: structured review. British Medical Journal, 345: e5774. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.e5774.

King NB, Harper S, Young ME. 2013. Who cares about health inequalities? Cross-country evidence from the World Health Survey. Health Policy Plan. 28(5): 558-71. DOI: 10.1093/heapol/czs094.

Kratzer J, McGrail K, Strumpf E, Law MR, 2013. Cost-Control Mechanisms in Canadian Private Drug Plans. Healthcare Policy, 9(1):35-43.

Onadja, Y, S. Bignami-van Assche, C. Rossier and M. V. Zunzunegui. 2013. The components of self-rated health among adults in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Population Health Metrics, 11: 15.

Ordúñez P, Kaufman JS, Benet M, Morejon A, Silva LC, Shoham DA, Cooper RS. 2013. Blacks and whites in the Cuba have equal prevalence of hypertension: confirmation from a new population survey. BMC Public Health, 13(1): 169. PMID: 23433343.

Schempf AH, Kaufman JS. 2012. Accounting for context in studies of health inequalities: a review and comparison of analytic approaches. Annals of Epidemiology, 22(10): 683-690. PMID: 22858050.

Shor, E. and D. Roelfs. 2013. Talking to God or talking to others? A meta-analysis and meta-regression of social participation and mortality. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 52: 120-145.

Vang, Z. M., & Elo, I. T. 2013.  Exploring the health consequences of majority-minority neighborhoods: Minority diversity and birthweight among native-born and foreign-born blacks. Social Science & Medicine, 97: 56-65.

Yanga, S., Y. H. Khang, H. Chun, S. Harper, and J. Lynch. 2012. The changing gender differences in life expectancy in Korea 1970–2005. Social Science and Medicine, 75 (7): 1280-87.

Education, Skills Acquisition and Labour

Altonji, J. G., P. Bharadwaj, and F. Lange. 2012. Changes in the characteristics of American youth: Implications for adult outcomes. Journal of Labor Economics, 30 (4): 783-828.

Breau, S. 2013. The Occupy Movement and the geography of the top 1% in CanadaAntipode, 1-21. DOI: 10.1111/anti.12044.

Chemin, M., 2012. Response to ‘High Noon for Microfinance Impact Evaluations’, Journal of Development Studies, 48(12): 1830–1834.

Clark, S. and R. Mathur. 2012. Dating, Sex, and Schooling in Urban KenyaStudies in Family Planning, 43(3): 161-174. (NIHMS465152).

Denier, N. and M. R. Smith. 2012. Income after job-loss in the United States: From program rules to panel data. Social Policy and Administration, 46: 748-768.

Gagnon, M. E. and M. R. Smith. 2013. The effects of a training levy on training outcomes: The case of Quebec. Relations industrielles/Industrial Relations 68: 120-141.

Girard, M. and M. R. Smith. 2013. Working in a regulated occupation in Canada: An immigrant - native-born comparison. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 14: 219-244.

Kroft, K., F. Lange, and M. Notowidigdo. 2013. Duration Dependence and Labor Market Conditions: Evidence from a Field Experiment, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128(3): 1123-1167.

Zhang, H. and M. R. Smith. 2012. Globalization and workplace performance in Canada: Cross-sectional and dynamic analyses of productivity and wage outcomes. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 30: 310-327.

Migration

Clark, S. and C. Cotton.  2013. Transitions to adulthood in urban Kenya: A focus on adolescent migrants.  Demographic Research, 28: 1053-1092.  (DOI 10.4054/DemRes.2013.28.37).

Girard, M. and M. R. Smith. 2013. Working in a regulated occupation in Canada: An immigrant - native-born comparison. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 14: 219-244.

Vang, Z. M., & Elo, I. T. 2013.  Exploring the health consequences of majority-minority neighborhoods: Minority diversity and birthweight among native-born and foreign-born blacks. Social Science & Medicine, 97: 56-65.

Aging

Beydoun MA, Beydoun HA, Kaufman JS, An Y, Resnick SM, O’Brien R, Ferrucci L, Zonderman AB. 2013. Apolipoprotein E ε4 allele interacts with sex and cognitive status to influence all-cause and cause-specific mortality among US older adults. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 61(4): 525-34. [DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12156] PMID: 23581910.

Das, A. 2013. How does race get "under the skin"?: Inflammation, weathering, and metabolic problems in late life. Social Science & Medicine, 77: 75-83.

Das, A. 2013. Spousal loss and health in late life: Moving beyond emotional trauma. Journal of Aging and Health, 25: 221-242.

McCusker J, Cole M, Yaffe M, Sussman T, Lavoie KL, Strumpf E, Sewitch M, Sahin D, DeRaad M, 2013. A feasibility study of a telephone-supported self-care intervention for depression among older adults with a co-morbid chronic physical illness in primary care. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 9(4): 257-273.

Yanga, S. Young-Ho Khang, Heeran Chun, Sam Harper, and John Lynch. 2012. The changing gender differences in life expectancy in Korea 1970–2005. Social Science and Medicine, 75 (7): 1280-87.

Theory & Methods

Bang H, Chiu YL, Kaufman JS, Patel MD, Heiss G, Rose KM. Bias correction methods for misclassified covariates in the Cox Model: comparison of five correction methods by simulation and data analysis.  Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 7(2): 381-400 [DOI: 10.1080/15598608.2013.772830].

Howards PP, Schisterman EF, Poole C, Kaufman JS, Weinberg CR. 2012. Toward a clearer definition of confounding” revisited with directed acyclic graphs. American Journal of Epidemiology, 176(6): 506-11. PMID: 22904203.

Kaufman JS.  2013. Ethical dilemmas in statistical practice: The problem of race in biomedicine. In: Mapping Race: A Critical Reader on Health Disparities Research (Gómez L& López N, Eds), Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ: Chapter 4.

King NB, Harper S, Young ME. 2012. Use of relative and absolute effect measures in reporting health inequalities: structured review. British Medical Journal, 345: e5774. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.e5774.

Le Bourdais, C., É. Lapierre-Adamcyk et V. Heintz-Martin, 2013. Composition de la famille et risques d’éclatement des familles recomposées – Effet réel ou artefact lié au mode de collecte des données? Cahiers québécois de démographie, 42 (1): 5-30.

Poirier, J. et C. Le Bourdais, 2012. «L’accès aux données de recherche du Canada : acquis et défis», dans B. Schoumaker et D. Tabutin (dir.), Les systèmes d’information en démographie et en sciences sociales. Nouvelles questions, nouveaux outils?, Actes de la Chaire Quetelet 2006, Louvain-la-Neuve, Presses universitaires de Louvain, p. 465-482.

Roelfs, D., E. Shor, L. Falzon, K. W. Davidson, and J. E. Schwartz. 2013. Meta-Analysis for Sociology: A bottom-up approach. Bulletin of Sociological Methodology, 117: 75-92.

Schempf AH, Kaufman JS. 2012. Accounting for context in studies of health inequalities: a review and comparison of analytic approaches. Annals of Epidemiology, 22(10): 683-690. PMID: 22858050.