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.


Birch R.J., Bigler J., Rogers J.W., Zhuang Y., and Clickner R.P. (2014).

Trends in blood mercury concentrations and fish consumption among U.S. women of reproductive age, NHANES, 1999-2010.

Sedlak A.J. and Ellis R. (2014).

Trends in child abuse reporting.

Sharma E., Clark P., and Sharp I.K. (2014).

Understanding psychosocial aspects of waterpipe smoking among college students.

Wright D.J., Calafat A.M., Mortensen M.E., Ye X., Wong L.Y., Pirkle J.L., Merrill L.S., and Moye J. (2014).

Urinary concentrations of environmental phenols in pregnant women in a pilot study of the National Children's Study.

May L., Jeffery D., Luckey B., Balison B., and Klette K. (2014).

Use and abuse of prescribed opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants among U.S. active duty military personnel in FY 2010.

Yan T., Evans W.D., and Datta A.R. (2014).

Use of paid media to encourage 2010 Census participation among the hard to count.

Viet S.M., Purdue M.P., Friesen M.C., Locke S.J., Chen Y.C., Koh D.H., Stewart P.A., Colt J.S., Zaebst D., Shortreed S., Pardo L., Schwartz K.L., and Davis F.G. (2014).

Using machine learning to efficiently use multiple experts to assign occupational lead exposure estimates in a case-control study.

DiGaetano R. and Clark J. (2014).

Using the National Provider Identifier File as the sampling frame for a physician survey.

Read J.S., Siberry G.K., Mussi-Pinhata M.M., Monteiro J.P., Cruz M.L., Pilotto J.H., Salomão R.G., Jordão A., Stoszek S.K., and Cohen R.A. (2014).

Vitamin A, vitamin E, iron and zinc status in a cohort of HIV-infected mothers and their uninfected infants.

Bethel J., Kapogiannis B.G., Wilson C.M., Hazra R., Mulligan K., Havens P.L., Stephensen C.B., Kiser J.J., Flynn P.M., Rutledge B., Pan C.G., Woodhouse L.R., Van Loan M.D., Liu N., Lujan-Zilbermann J., Baker A., and Gordon C.M. (2014).

Vitamin D3 supplementation increases fibroblast growth factor-23 in HIV-infected youths treated with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate.

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