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.
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
Vidal, S. (2017). Juvenile parole. In C.K. Schreck, M. Leiber, H.V. Miller, and K. Welch (Eds.), The encyclopedia of juvenile delinquency and justice. New York, NY: Wiley-Blackwell.Source
Vidal, S., Steeger, C.M., Caron, C., Lasher, L., and Connell, C.M. (2017). Placement and delinquency outcomes among system-involved youth referred to multisystemic therapy: A propensity score matching analysis.Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.DOIPubMed