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Filiz Garip, Changing Dynamics of Mexico-U.S. Migration

James M. Lepkowski's Select Publications

Books

Lepkowski, James M. 2008. . (Ed)Advances in Telephone Survey Methodology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Abstract.

Groves, Robert M., F.J. Fowler, Mick P. Couper, James M. Lepkowski, Eleanor Singer, and R. Tourangeau. 2004. Survey Methodology. New York: Wiley. Abstract.

Cohen, Steven B., and James M. Lepkowski. 2004. Eighth Conference on Health Survey Research Methods. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics.

Journal Articles

Chen, Q., X. Jiang, E. Hedgeman, K. Knutson, B. Gillespie, B. Hong, James M. Lepkowski, A. Franzblau, O. Jolliet, P. Adriaens, A. Demond, and D. Garabrant. 2013. "Estimation of age- and sex-specific background human serum concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs in the UMDES and NHANES populations." Chemosphere, 91(6): 817-823. DOI. Abstract.

Demond, A., A. Franzblau, D. Garabrant, X. Jiang, P. Adriaens, Q. Chen, B. Gillespie, W. Hao, B. Hong, O. Jolliet, and James M. Lepkowski. 2012. "Human exposure from dioxins in soil." Environmental Science & Technology, 46(3): 1296-302. DOI. Abstract.

Nechuta, S., L. Mudd, Michael R. Elliott, James M. Lepkowski, and N. Paneth. 2012. "Attitudes of pregnant women towards collection of biological specimens during pregnancy and at birth." Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 26(3): 272-5. DOI. Abstract.

Towey, T., N. Barabas, A. Demond, A. Franzblau, D. Garabrant, B. Gillespie, James M. Lepkowski, and P. Adriaens. 2012. "Polytopic vector analysis of soil, dust, and serum samples to evaluate exposure sources of PCDD/Fs." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31(10): 2191-200. DOI. Abstract.

Wagner, J., B. West, N. Kirgis, James M. Lepkowski, William Axinn, and S. Ndiaye. 2012. "Use of Paradata in a Responsive Design Framework to Manage a Field Data Collection." Journal of Official Statistics, 28(4): 477-499. Abstract.

Ismail, A., S. Ondersma, J. Jedele, R. Little, and James M. Lepkowski. 2011. "Evaluation of a brief tailored motivational intervention to prevent early childhood caries." Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 39(5): 433-448. PMCID: PMC3177165. DOI. Abstract.

Towey, T.P., S.C. Chang, A. Demond, D. Wright, N. Barabas, A. Franzblau, D.H. Garabrant, B.W. Gillespie, James M. Lepkowski, W. Luksemburg, and P. Adriaens. 2010. "Hierarchical cluster analysis of polychlorinated dioxins and furans in Michigan, USA, soils: Evaluation of industrial and background congener profiles." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 29(1): 64-72. DOI. Abstract.

Chen, Q.X., D.H. Garabrant, E. Hedgeman, R.J. Little, Michael R. Elliott, B. Gillespie, B. Hong, S.Y. Lee, James M. Lepkowski, A. Franzblau, P. Adriaens, A.H. Demond, and D.G. Patterson. 2010. "Estimation of Background Serum 2,3,7,8-TCDD Concentrations By Using Quantile Regression in the UMDES and NHANES Populations." Epidemiology, 21: S51-S57. DOI. Abstract.

Evans, Mariah D. R., James M. Lepkowski, N.R. Powe, T. LaVeist, M.F. Kuczmarski, and A.B. Zonderman. 2010. "Healthy aging in neighborhoods of diversity across the life span (HANDLS): overcoming barriers to implementing a longitudinal, epidemiologic, urban study of health, race, and socioeconomic status." Ethnicity & Disease, 20(3): 267-275. Abstract.

Gillespie, B.W., Q.X. Chen, H. Reichert, A. Franzblau, E. Hedgeman, James M. Lepkowski, P. Adriaens, A. Demond, W. Luksemburg, and D.H. Garabrant. 2010. "Estimating Population Distributions When Some Data Are Below a Limit of Detection by Using a Reverse Kaplan-Meier Estimator." Epidemiology, 21: S64-S70. DOI. Abstract.

Franzblau, Alfred, Elizabeth Hedgeman, Olivier Jolliet, Kristine Knutson, Tim Towey, Qixuan Chen, Biling Hong, Avery Demond, David H. Garabrant, Brenda W. Gillespie, and James M. Lepkowski. 2010. "Case Report: The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: A Follow-up Investigation of a Case with High Serum Concentration of 2,3,4,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran." Environmental Health Perspectives, 118(9): 1313-1317. PMCID: PMC2944095. DOI. Abstract.

Demond, Avery, Timothy Towey, Peter Adriaens, Xiaobo Zhong, Kristine Knutson, Qixuan Chen, Biling Hong, Brenda Gillespie, Alfred Franzblau, David Garabrant, James M. Lepkowski, William Luksemburg, and Martha Maier. 2010. "Relationship between polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin, polychlorinated dibenzofuran, and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in vegetation and soil on residential properties." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 29(2): 2660-2668. DOI. Abstract.

Franzblau, A., L. Zwica, K. Knutson, Q.X. Chen, S.Y. Lee, B.L. Hong, P. Adriaems, A. Demond, D. Garabrant, B. Gillespie, James M. Lepkowski, W. Luksemburg, M. Maier, and T. Towey. 2009. "An Investigation of Homes with High Concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and/or Dioxin-Like PCBs in House Dust." Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 6(3). DOI. Abstract.

Nechuta, Sarah, Lanay M. Mudd, Lynette Biery, Michael R. Elliott, James M. Lepkowski, and Nigel Paneth. 2009. "Attitudes of pregnant women towards participation in perinatal epidemiological research." Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 23(5): 424-430. DOI. Abstract.

Franzblau, A., A. Demond, T. Towey, P. Adriaens, S.C. Chang, W. Luksemburg, M. Maier, D. Garabrant, B. Gillespie, James M. Lepkowski, C.W. Chang, Q.X. Chen, and B.L. Hong. 2009. "Residences with anomalous soil concentrations of dioxin-like compounds in two communities in Michigan, USA: A case study." Chemosphere, 74(3): 395-403. DOI. Abstract.

Garabrant, D.H., A. Franzblau, James M. Lepkowski, B.W. Gillespie, P. Adriaens, A. Demond, E. Hedgeman, K. Knutson, L. Zwica, Kristen Olson, T. Towey, Q.X. Chen, B.L. Hong, C.W. Chang, S.Y. Lee, B. Ward, K. LaDronka, W. Luksemburg, and M. Maier. 2009. "The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Predictors of Human Serum Dioxin Concentrations in Midland and Saginaw, Michigan." Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(5): 818-824. PMCID: PMC2685847. DOI. Abstract.

Garabrant, D.H., A. Franzblau, James M. Lepkowski, B.W. Gillespie, P. Adriaens, A. Demond, B. Ward, K. LaDronka, E. Hedgeman, K. Knutson, L. Zwica, K. Olson, T. Towey, Q.X. Chen, and B.L. Hong. 2009. "The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Methods for an Environmental Exposure Study of Polychlorinated Dioxins, Furans, and Biphenyls." Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(5): 803-810. PMCID: PMC2685845. DOI. Abstract.

Hedgeman, E., Q.X. Chen, B.L. Hong, C.W. Chang, K. Olson, K. LaDronka, B. Ward, P. Adriaens, A. Demond, B.W. Gillespie, James M. Lepkowski, A. Franzblau, and D.H. Garabrant. 2009. "The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Population Survey Results and Serum Concentrations for Polychlorinated Dioxins, Furans, and Biphenyls." Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(5): 811-817. PMCID: PMC2685846. DOI. Abstract.

Hong, B.L., D. Garabrant, E. Hedgeman, A. Demond, B. Gillespie, Q.X. Chen, C.W. Chang, T. Towey, K. Knutson, A. Franzblau, James M. Lepkowski, and P. Adriaens. 2009. "Impact of WHO 2005 revised toxic equivalency factors for dioxins on the TEQs in serum, household dust and soil." Chemosphere, 76(6): 727-733. DOI. Abstract.

Lim, S., J.M. Zoellner, J.M. Lee, B.A. Burt, A.M. Sandretto, W. Sohn, A.I. Ismail, and James M. Lepkowski. 2009. "Obesity and Sugar-sweetened Beverages in African-American Preschool Children: A Longitudinal Study." Obesity, 17(6): 1262-1268. DOI. Abstract.

Franzblau, A., E. Hedgeman, Q. Chen, S.Y. Lee, P. Adriaens, A. Demond, D. Garabrant, B. Gillespie, B. Hong, O. Jolliet, James M. Lepkowski, W. Luksemburg, M. Maier, and Y. Wenger. 2008. "Case report: Human exposure to dioxins from clay." Environmental Health Perspectives, 116(2): 238-242. PMCID: PMC2235223. DOI. Abstract.

Ismail, A.I., W. Sohn, M. Tellez, J.M. Willem, J. Betz, and James M. Lepkowski. 2008. "Risk indicators for dental caries using the international caries detection and assessment system (ICDAS)." Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 36(1): 55-68. DOI. Abstract.

Mudd, L.M., X. Pham, S. Nechuta, Michael R. Elliott, James M. Lepkowski, N. Paneth, and C. Michigan Alliance Natl. 2008. "Prenatal care and delivery room staff attitudes toward research and the National Children's Study." Maternal and Child Health Journal, 12(6): 684-691. DOI. Abstract.

Sohn, W., A. Ismail, A. Amaya, and James M. Lepkowski. 2007. "Determinants of dental care visits among low-income African-American children." Journal of the American Dental Association, 138:309-318. Abstract.

Xie, D.W., Trivellore Raghunathan, and James M. Lepkowski. 2007. "Estimation of the proportion of overweight individuals in small areas - a robust extension of the Fay-Herriot model." Statistics in Medicine, 26(13): 2699-2715. DOI. Abstract.

Davern, Michael, Arthur Jones, James M. Lepkowski, Gestur Davidson, and Lynn A A. Blewett. 2006. "Unstable inferences? An examination of complex survey sample design adjustments using the Current Population Survey for health services research." Inquiry--The Journal of Health Care Organization Provision and Financing , 43(3): 283-297. Abstract.

Lepkowski, James M., William D. Mosher, Karen E. Davis, Robert M. Groves, John van Hoewyk, and Jennifer Willem. 2006. "National Survey of Family Growth, Cycle 6: sample design, weighting, imputation, and variance estimation." Vital and health statistics. Series 2, Data evaluation and methods research, (142): 1-82.

Schulz, A.J., S. Kannan, J.T. Dvonch, B.A. Israel, A. Allen, S.A. James, James S. House, and James M. Lepkowski. 2005. "Social and physical environments and disparities in risk for cardiovascular disease: The Healthy Environments Partnership conceptual model." Environmental Health Perspectives, 113(12): 1817-1825. PMCID: PMC1314928. DOI. Abstract.

Birch, S., W. Sohn, James M. Lepkowski, A.I. Ismail, and R.F. Belli. 2004. "Willingness to Pay for Dentin Regeneration in a Sample of Dentate Adults." Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 32(3): 210-216. DOI. Abstract.

Ismail, A.I., S. Birch, W. Sohn, James M. Lepkowski, and R.F. Belli. 2004. "Utilities of Dentin Regeneration Among Insured and Uninsured Adults." Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 32(1): 55-66. DOI. Abstract.

Ford, Kathleen, and James M. Lepkowski. 2004. "Characteristics of Sexual Partners and STD Infection Among American Adolescents." International Journal of STD & AIDS, 15(4): 260-265. Abstract.

Lepkowski, James M., Kathleen T. Call, James S. Jackson, Karen Goldsteen, April T. Malmov, and Lynn A. Blewett. 2004. "Telephone Service Interruption Weighting for State Health Insurance Surveys." Inquiry, 41(3): 280-290.

Ford, Kathleen, W. Sohn, and James M. Lepkowski. 2003. "Ethnicity or Race, Area Characteristics, and Sexual Partner Choice Among American Adolescents." Journal of Sex Research, 40(2): 211-218. Abstract.

Ford, Kathleen, Woosung Sohn, and James M. Lepkowski. 2002. "American Adolescents: Sexual Mixing Patterns, Bridge Partners and Concurrency." Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 29(1): 13-19. Abstract.

Tucker, Clyde, James M. Lepkowski, and Linda Piekarski. 2002. "List assisted sampling: The effect of telephone system changes on design." Public Opinion Quarterly, 66(3): 321-338.

Ford, Kathleen, Woosung Sohn, and James M. Lepkowski. 2001. "Characteristics of adolescents' sexual partners and their association with use of condoms and other contraceptive methods." Family Planning Perspectives, 33(3): 100-105, 132. Abstract.

Raghunathan, Trivellore, James M. Lepkowski, John Van Hoewyk, and Peter W. Solenberger. 2001. "A Sequential Regression Imputation for Survey Data." Survey Methodology, 27(2): 85-96.

Lepkowski, James M. 2001. "Review of Analysis of Health Surveys." Field Methods, 13(2): 220.

Lantz, Paula M., John W. Lynch, James S. House, James M. Lepkowski, R.P. Mero, M.A. Musick, and David R. Williams. 2001. "Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Change in a Longitudinal Study of US Adults: the Role of Health-Risk Behaviors." Social Science & Medicine, 53(1): 29-40. Abstract.

House, James S., James M. Lepkowski, David R. Williams, R.P. Mero, Paula M. Lantz, S.A. Robert, and J. Chen. 2000. "Excess Mortality Among Urban Residents: How Much for Whom and Why?" American Journal of Public Health, 90(12): 1989-1904. Abstract.

Casady, Robert J., and James M. Lepkowski. 1993. "Stratified survey designs." Sruvey Methodology, 19(1): 103-113.

Chapters

Groves, Robert M., Eleanor Singer, James M. Lepkowski, Steven Heeringa, and Duane Alwin. 2004. "Survey methodology." In A Telescope on Society: Survey Research and Social Science at the University of Michigan and Beyond edited by James S. House, et al.. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan.

Lepkowski, James M., and Mick P. Couper. 2002. "Nonresponse in Longitudinal Household Surveys." In Survey Nonresponse edited by R.M. Groves, D. Dillman, J. Eltinge, and R. Little. Pp. 259-272. New York: Wiley.

Casady, Robert J., and James M. Lepkowski. 1999. "Telephone Sampling." In Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications edited by Paul Levy and Stanley Lemeshow. New York: Wiley and Sons.

Lepkowski, James M., Sally A. Sadosky, and Paul S. Weiss. 1998. "Mode, Behavior, and Data Recording Accuracy." In Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection edited by Mick P. Couper, et al.. New York: Wiley and Sons.

Lepkowski, James M. 1988. "Telephone Sampling Methods in the United States." In Telephone Survey Methodology edited by Robert M. Groves, et al.. New York: Wiley and Sons.

PSC Reports

Kirgis, Nicole, and James M. Lepkowski. 2010. "A Management Model for Continuous Data Collection: Reflections from the National Survey of Family Growth, 2006-2010." NSFG Paper No. 10-011. June 2010. Abstract. PDF.