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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Boyle, R.G., D'Silva, J., Stanton, C.A., Carusi, C., and Tang, Z. (2017). Disparities in cigarette smoking and use of other tobacco products in Minnesota, 2003-14. Journal of Public Health, 1-8.DOIPubMed
Brooks, G.P., Diaz, E.A., and Johanson, G.A. (2017). A precision-based and adaptive approach to number of replications for Monte Carlo studies of robustness and power. General Linear Model Journal, 43(1), 31-49.Source (PDF)
McGurk, S.R., Drake, R.E., Xie, H., Riley, J., Milfort, R., Hale, T.W., and Frey, W.D. (2017). Cognitive predictors of work among Social Security Disability Insurance beneficiaries with psychiatric disorders enrolled in IPS supported employment. Schizophrenia Bulletin.DOIPubMed
2017 Publications
Gonzales, F.A., Willis, G.B., Breen, N., Yan, T., Cronin, K.A., Taplin, S.H., and Yu, M. (2017). An exploration of changes in the measurement of mammography in the National Health Interview Survey. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention, 26(11), 1611-1618.DOIPubMed
Bernatsky, S., Velásquez García, H.A., Spinelli, J.J., Gaffney, P., Smedby, K.E., Ramsey-Goldman, R., Wang, S.S., Adami, H.O., Albanes, D., Angelucci, E., et al. - See the entire list of authors for "Lupus-related single nucleotide polymorphisms and risk of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma" Ansell, S.M., Asmann, Y.W., Becker, N., Benavente, Y., Berndt, S.I., Bertrand, K.A., Birmann, B.M., Boeing, H., Boffetta, P., Bracci, P.M., Brennan, P., Brooks-Wilson, A.R., Cerhan, J.R., Chanock, S.J., Clavel, J., Conde, L., Cotenbader, K.H., Cox, D.G., Cozen, W., Crouch, S., De Roos, A.J., de Sanjose, S., Di Lollo, S., Diver, W.R., Dogan, A., Foretova, L., Ghesquières, H., Giles, G.G., Glimelius, B., Habermann, T.M., Haioun, C., Hartge, P., Hjalgrim, H., Holford, T.R., Holly, E.A., Jackson, R.D., Kaaks, R., Kane, E., Kelly, R.S., Klein, R.J., Kraft, P., Kricker, A., Lan, Q., Lawrence, C., Liebow, M., Lightfoot, T., Link, B.K., Maynadie, M., McKay, J., Melbye, M., Molina, T.J., Monnereau, A., Morton, L.M., Nieters, A., North, K.E., Novak, A.J., Offit, K., Purdue, M.P., Rais, M., Riby, J., Roman, E., Rothman, N., Salles, G., Severi, G., Severson, R.K., Skibola, C.F., Slager, S.L., Smith, A., Smith, M.T., Southey, M.C., Staines, A., Teras, L.R., Thompson, C.A., Tilly, H., Tinker, L.F., Tjonneland, A., Turner, J., Vajdic, C.M., Vermeulen, R.C.H., Vijai, J., Vineis, P., Virtamo, J., Wang, Z., Weinstein, S., Witzig, T.E., Zelenetz, A., Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, A., Zhang, Y., Zheng, T., Zucca, M., and Clarke, A.E. (2017). Lupus-related single nucleotide polymorphisms and risk of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Lupus Science & Medicine, 4(1), e000187.DOIPubMed
Noone, A.M., Negoita, S., Schussler, N., Adamo, M., Cronin, K., Cyr, J., Groves, C., Liu, B., Ward, K., and Penberthy, L. (2017). Medical record-documented TNM categories and stage group: Feasibility of use for cancer surveillance. Journal of Registry Management, 44(2), 46-53.Source (PDF)
Cable, R.G., Birch, R.J., Spencer, B.R., Wright, D.J., Bialkowski, W., Kiss, J.E., Rios, J., Bryant, B.J., and Mast, A.E. (2017). The operational implications of donor behaviors following enrollment in STRIDE (Strategies to Reduce Iron Deficiency in blood donors). Transfusion, 57(10), 2440-2448.DOIPubMed
Sandler, D.P., Hodgson, M.E., Deming-Halverson, S.L., Juras, P.S., D'Aloisio, A.A., Suarez, L.M., Kleeberger, C.A., Shore, D.L., DeRoo, L.A., Taylor, J.A., et al. - See the entire list of authors for "The Sister Study cohort: Baseline methods and participant characteristics" Weinberg, C.R., and Sister Study Research Team (2017). The Sister Study cohort: Baseline methods and participant characteristics. Environmental Health Perspectives, 125(12), 127003.DOIPubMed
Tatalovich, Z., Stinchcomb, D.G., Lyman, J.A., Hunt, Y., and Cucinelli, J.E. (2017). A geo-view into historical patterns of smoke-free policy coverage in the USA. Tobacco Prevention & Cessation, 3(December), 134.DOI
McGurk, S.R., Drake, R.E., Xie, H., Riley, J., Milfort, R., Hale, T.W., and Frey, W.D. (2017). Cognitive predictors of work among Social Security Disability Insurance beneficiaries with psychiatric disorders enrolled in IPS supported employment. Schizophrenia Bulletin.DOIPubMed
Havens, P.L., Stephensen, C.B., Van Loan, M.D., Schuster, G.U., Woodhouse, L.R., Flynn, P.M., Gordon, C.M., Pan, C.G., Rutledge, B., Liu, N., et al. - See the entire list of authors for "Decline in bone mass with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate/emtricitabine is associated with hormonal changes in the absence of renal impairment when used by HIV-uninfected adolescent boys and young men for HIV preexposure prophylaxis" Wilson, C.M., Hazra, R., Hosek, S.G., Anderson, P.L., Seifert, S.M., Kapogiannis, B.G., and Mulligan, K. (2017). Decline in bone mass with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate/emtricitabine is associated with hormonal changes in the absence of renal impairment when used by HIV-uninfected adolescent boys and young men for HIV preexposure prophylaxis. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 64(3), 317-325.DOIPubMed
Boyle, R.G., D'Silva, J., Stanton, C.A., Carusi, C., and Tang, Z. (2017). Disparities in cigarette smoking and use of other tobacco products in Minnesota, 2003-14. Journal of Public Health, 1-8.DOIPubMed
Conrad, F., Tourangeau, R., Couper, M., and Zhang, C. (2017). Reducing speeding in web surveys by providing immediate feedback. Survey Research Methods, 11(1), 45-61.DOI

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