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.


Conklin L., Kirk J., Goldblatt D., O'Brien K.M., Whitney C., Loo J.D., Fleming-Dutra K.E., Park D.E., and Knoll M.D. (2014).

Systematic review of the effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine dosing schedules on vaccine-type nasopharyngeal carriage.

Loo J., Conklin L., Fleming-Dutra K., Park D., Kirk J., Goldblatt D., O'Brien K.M., Knoll M.D., and Whitney C.G. (2014).

Systematic review of the indirect effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine dosing schedules on pneumococcal disease and colonization.

Friesen M.C., Locke S.J., Tornow C., Chen Y.C., Koh D.H., Stewart P.A., Purdue M., and Colt J.S. (2014).

Systematically extracting metal- and solvent-related occupational information from free-text responses to lifetime occupational history questionnaires.

Hamilton K., Shih S., Tesler R., and Mohammed S. (2014).

Team mental models and intragroup conflict.

Byrne C.M., Mercincavage L.M., Bouhaddou O., Bennett J.R., Pan E.C., Botts N., Olinger L.M., Hunolt E., Banty K.H., and Cromwell T. (2014).

The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) implementation of the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER): Findings and lessons learned from health information exchange at 12 sites.

Tourangeau R., Presser S., and Sun H. (2014).

The impact of partisan sponsorship on political surveys.

Stinchcomb D.G., Boscoe F.P., Johnson C.J., Sherman R.L., Lin G., and Henry R.A. (2014).

The relationship between area poverty rate and site-specific cancer incidence in the United States.

Fay R.E. (2014).

The sample overlap problem for systematic sampling.

Marker D.A. (2014).

The statistical role in voter identification (ID) laws.

Merikangas K.R., Zhang J., Emsellem H., Swanson S., Vgontzas A., Belouad F., Blank M.M, Chen W., Einen M., He J.P., Heaton L.L., Nakamura E., Rooholamini S., and Mignot E. (2014).

The Structured Diagnostic Interview for Sleep Patterns and Disorders: Rationale and initial evaluation.

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