Selected Publications

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.

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Featured Publications
Burke-Garcia, A., and Mathew, S. (2017). Leveraging social and digital media for participant recruitment: A review of methods from the Bayley Short Form Formative Study. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science.DOI
Lietz, P., Cresswell, J.C., Rust, K.F., and Adams, R.J. (Eds.). (2017). Implementation of large-scale education assessments. New York, NY: Wiley.DOI
Tourangeau, R., Sun, H., Yan, T., Maitland, A., Rivero, G., and Williams, D. (2017). Web surveys by smartphones and tablets: Effects on data quality. Social Science Computer Review.DOI
2018 Publications
McGurk, S.R., Drake, R.E., Xie, H., Riley, J., Milfort, R., Hale, T.W., and Frey, W.D. (2018). Cognitive predictors of work among Social Security Disability Insurance beneficiaries with psychiatric disorders enrolled in IPS supported employment. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 44(1), 32-37.DOIPubMed
2017 Publications
Riddles, J., Burke, J., Rivero, G., and Rust, K.F. (2017). Adjustments to student weights to account for student nonresponse in the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section of the American Statistical Association (pp. 561-570). Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.Source
Zador, P.L., Cooper-Parks, A., and Rabinovich, B.A. (2017). Analysis and results of a bonded labor prevalence survey in Tamil Nadu, a state of India. Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section of the American Statistical Association (pp. 1273-1283). Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.Source (PDF)
Durgana, D.P., and Zador, P.L. (2017). Fighting slavery through statistics: A discussion of five promising methods to estimate prevalence in the United States. Chance, 30(3), 50-53.DOI
Claus, R.E., Vidal, S., and Harmon, M.A. (2017). Racial and ethnic disparities in the police handling of juvenile arrests. Crime and Delinquency.DOI
Zhou, C.K., Young, D., Yeboah, E.D., Coburn, S.B., Tettey, Y., Biritwum, R.B., Adjei, A.A., Tay, E., Niwa, S., Truelove, A., et al. - See the entire list of authors for "TMPRSS2:ERG gene fusions in prostate cancer of West African men and a meta-analysis of racial differences" Welsh, J., Mensah, J.E., Hoover, R.N., Sesterhenn, I.A., Hsing, A.W., Srivastava, S., and Cook, M.B. (2017). TMPRSS2:ERG gene fusions in prostate cancer of West African men and a meta-analysis of racial differences. American Journal of Epidemiology, 186(12), 1352-1361.DOIPubMed
Conti, D.V., Wang, K., Sheng, X., Bensen, J.T., Hazelett, D.J., Cook, M.B., Ingles, S.A., Kittles, R.A., Strom, S.S., Rybicki, B.A., et al. - See the entire list of authors for "Two novel susceptibility loci for prostate cancer in men of African ancestry" Nemesure, B., Isaacs, W.B., Stanford, J.L., Zheng, W., Sanderson, M., John, E.M., Park, J.Y., Xu, J., Stevens, V.L., Berndt, S.I., Huff, C.D., Wang, Z., Yeboah, E.D., Tettey, Y., Biritwum, R.B., Adjei, A.A., Tay, E., Truelove, A., Niwa, S., Sellers, T.A., Yamoah, K., Murphy, A.B., Crawford, D.C., Gapstur, S.M., Bush, W.S., Aldrich, M.C., Cussenot, O., Petrovics, G., Cullen, J., Neslund-Dudas, C., Stern, M.C., Jarai, Z.K., Govindasami, K., Chokkalingam, A.P., Hsing, A.W., Goodman, P.J., Hoffmann, T., Drake, B.F., Hu, J.J., Clark, P.E., Van Den Eeden, S.K., Blanchet, P., Fowke, J.H., Casey, G., Hennis, A.J.M., Han, Y., Lubwama, A., Thompson, Jr., I.M., Leach, R., Easton, D.F., Schumacher, F., Van den Berg, D.J., Gundell, S.M., Stram, A., Wan, P., Xia, L., Pooler, L.C., Mohler, J.L., Fontham, E.T.H., Smith, G.J., Taylor, J.A., Srivastava, S., Eeles, R.A., Carpten, J., Kibel, A.S., Multigner, L., Parent, M.E., Menegaux, F., Cancel-Tassin, G., Klein, E.A., Brureau, L., Stram, D.O., Watya, S., Chanock, S.J., Witte, J.S., Blot, W.J., Henderson, B.E., Haiman, C.A., and PRACTICAL/ELLIPSE Consortium (2017). Two novel susceptibility loci for prostate cancer in men of African ancestry. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 109(8).DOIPubMed
Raithel, M.A. (2017). Going green with your SAS applications. Proceedings of SAS Global Forum 2017 Conference. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.Source (PDF)
Bouton, T.C., Phillips, P.P.J., Mitnick, C.D., Peloquin, C.A., Eisenach, K., Patientia, R.F., Lecca, L., Gotuzzo, E., Gandhi, N.R., Butler, D., et al. - See the entire list of authors for "An optimized background regimen design to evaluate the contribution of levofloxacin to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment regimens: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial" Diacon, A.H., Martel, B., Santillan, J., Robergeau-Hunt, K., Vargas, D., von Groote-Bidlingmaier, F., Seas, C., Dianis, N., Moreno-Martinez, A., and Horsburgh, C.R., Jr. (2017). An optimized background regimen design to evaluate the contribution of levofloxacin to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment regimens: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 18, 563.DOIPubMed
Noar, S.M., Cappella, J.N., and Price, S.M. (2017). Communication regulatory science: Mapping a new field. Health Communication.DOIPubMed

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