Westat researchers publish on a wide array of topics that further our understanding of the field and focus on improving lives through research. Selected publications that communicate our findings, including books, peer-reviewed articles and technical reports, conference proceedings, and more are presented here.


Laestadius L., Vassey J., Kim M., Ozga J., Li D., Stanton C., Wipfli H., and Unger J.B. (2022).

Themes in e-liquid concept names as a marketing tactic: Evidence from Premarket Tobacco Product Applications in the USA.

Roth S., Caporaso A., and DeMatteis J. (2022).

Variables appended to ABS frames: Has their data quality improved?.

Nelson A.T., Dybvik A., Mallinger P., McQuaid S.W., Watson D., Harney L.A., Stewart D.R., Dehner L.P., Messinger Y.H., Kunin-Batson A.S., and Schultz K.A.P. (2022).

Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with pleuropulmonary blastoma: A report from the International PPB/DICER1 Registry.

Tewahade S., Berrigan D., Slotman B.A., Stinchcomb D.G., Sayer R.D., Catenacci V.A., and Ostendorf D.M. (2022).

Impact of the built, social, and food environment on long-term weight loss within a behavioral weight loss intervention.

Sugarbaker P.H. and Chang D. (2022).

Incomplete cytoreduction with peritoneal metastases from appendiceal mucinous neoplasms.

Stanton C.A., Pasch K.E., Pericot-Valverde I., Cruz-Cano R., Moran M.B., Abadi M.H., Mays D., Mercincavage M., Tang Z., and Chen-Sankey J. (2022).

Longitudinal associations between U.S. youth exposure to e-cigarette marketing and e-cigarette use harm perception and behavior change.

Schultz K.A.P., Harris A.K., Nelson A.T., Watson D., Lucas J.T., Miniati D., Stewart D.R., Hagedorn K.N., Mize W., Kamihara J., Mitchell S.G., Wilson D.B., Gettinger K., Rangaswami A.A., Harney L.A., Rodriguez Galindo C., Bisogno G., Dehner L.P., Hill D.A., and Messinger Y.H. (2022).

Outcomes for children with Type II and Type III pleuropulmonary blastoma following chemotherapy: A report From the International PPB/DICER1 Registry.

Smith T.E., Bury D., Hendrick D., Morse G., and Drake R.E. (2022).

Barriers to client engagement and strategies to improve participation in mental health and supported employment services.

Vanderpool R.C., Huang G., Wilson A., Gordon R., Mollica M.A., and Maynard C.D. (2022).

Childhood cancer information-seeking: Findings from the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service.

Ozga J.E., Stroup A.M., Abadi M.H., Cheney M.K., Majmundar A., Garrison K.A., Chen-Sankey J., Shamblen S., Dunlap C., and Stanton C.A. (2022).

E-cigarette marketing expenditures in the U.S. from 2016 to 2021: Targeted media outlets geared toward people who are at increased risk for tobacco use.

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