Neil Mehta's Select Publications

Neil Mehta

Journal Articles

Mehta, Neil, Leah R. Abrams, and Mikko Myrskylä. Forthcoming. "US life expectancy stalls due to cardiovascular disease, not drug deaths." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI. Abstract.

Abrams, Leah R., and Neil Mehta. 2019. "Changes in depressive symptoms over age among older Americans: Differences by gender, race/ethnicity, education, and birth cohort." SSM - Population Health, 7: 100399. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, Hui Zheng, and Mikko Myrskylä. 2019. "How do age and major risk factors for mortality interact over the life-course? Implications for health disparities research and public health policy." SSM - Population Health, 8: 100438. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, Pekka Martikainen, and Agneta Cederström. 2019. "Age at Immigration, Generational Status, and Mortality among Children of Immigrant Mothers: a Longitudinal Analysis of Siblings." American Journal of Epidemiology, 188(7): 1237-1244. DOI. Abstract.

Fleischer, Nancy L., Neil Mehta, Angela D. Liese, Ross Hammond, Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Craig Gundersen, Jay Hirschman, Edward A. Frongillo, et al. 2018. "Using systems science to gain insight into childhood food security in the United States: Report of an expert mapping workshop." Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 13(3): 362-384. DOI. Abstract.

Ogilvie, Rachel P., Shivani A. Patel, K. M. Venkat Narayan, and Neil Mehta. 2018. "Are the U.S. territories lagging behind in diabetes care practices?" Primary Care Diabetes, 12(5): 432-437. DOI. Abstract.

Cunningham, Solveig A., Shivani A. Patel, Gloria L. Beckles, Linda S. Geiss, Neil Mehta, Hui Xie, and Giuseppina Imperatore. 2018. "County-level contextual factors associated with diabetes incidence in the United States." Annals of Epidemiology, 28(1): 20-25. DOI.

Engelman, Michal, Bert M. Kestenbaum, Megan L. Zuelsdorff, Neil Mehta, and Diane S. Lauderdale. 2017. "Work Disability Among Native-born and Foreign-born Americans: On Origins, Health, and Social Safety Nets." Demography, 54(6): 2273-2300. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, Shivani A. Patel, Mohammed K. Ali, and K. M. Venkat Narayan. 2017. "Preventing Disability: The Influence Of Modifiable Risk Factors On State And National Disability Prevalence." Health Affairs, 36(4): 626-635. DOI. Abstract.

Ford, Nicole D., Lindsay M. Jaacks, Reynaldo Martorell, Neil Mehta, Cria G. Perrine, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2017. "Dietary patterns and cardio-metabolic risk in a population of Guatemalan young adults." BMC Nutrition, 3: 68. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, and Mikko Myrskylä. 2017. "The Population Health Benefits Of A Healthy Lifestyle: Life Expectancy Increased And Onset Of Disability Delayed." Health Affairs, 36(8): 1495-1502. DOI. Abstract.

Kowalski, A.J., Neil Mehta, S. Poongothai, L. Chwastiak, M. Hutcheson, N. Tandon, R. Khadgawat, G.R. Sridhar, et al. 2017. "The INtegrating DEPrEssioN and Diabetes treatmENT (INDEPENDENT) study: Design and methods to address mental healthcare gaps in India." Contemporary Clinical Trials, 60(Supplement C): 113-124. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, Irma Elo, Sari Stenholm, Arpo Aromaa, Markku Heliövaara, and Seppo Koskinen. 2017. "International differences in the risk of death from smoking and obesity: The case of the United States and Finland." SSM - Population Health, 3(Supplement C): 141-152. DOI. Abstract.

Ford, Nicole D., K. M. Venkat Narayan, and Neil Mehta. 2016. "Diabetes among US- and foreign-born blacks in the USA." Ethnicity & Health, 21(1): 71-84. DOI. Abstract.

Lundeen, Elizabeth A., Shane A. Norris, Reynaldo Martorell, Parminder S. Suchdev, Neil Mehta, Linda M. Richter, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2016. "Adolescent Pregnancy and Attained Height among Black South African Girls: Matched-Pair Prospective Study." PLOS ONE, 11(1): e0147861. DOI. Abstract.

Lundeen, Elizabeth A., Shane A. Norris, Reynaldo Martorell, Parminder S. Suchdev, Neil Mehta, Linda M. Richter, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2016. "Early Life Growth Predicts Pubertal Development in South African Adolescents." The Journal of Nutrition, 146(3): 622-629. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, and Samuel Preston. 2016. "Are major behavioral and sociodemographic risk factors for mortality additive or multiplicative in their effects?" Social Science and Medicine, 154(Supplement C): 93-99. DOI. Abstract.

Siegel, Karen R., Neil Mehta, Kai McKeever Bullard, Mohammed K. Ali, Aryeh D. Stein, Henry S. Kahn, Amy Webb Girard, K.M. Narayan, an, et al. 2016. "The contribution of subsidized food commodities to total energy intake among US adults." Public Health Nutrition, 19(8): 1348-1357. DOI. Abstract.

Gujral, U.P., V. Mohan, R. Pradeepa, M. Deepa, R.M. Anjana, Neil Mehta, E.W. Gregg, and K.M. Narayan. 2016. "Ethnic variations in diabetes and prediabetes prevalence and the roles of insulin resistance and β-cell function: The CARRS and NHANES studies." Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology, 4(Supplement C): 19-27. DOI. Abstract.

Lê-Scherban, Félice, Sandra S. Albrecht, Alain Bertoni, Namratha Kandula, Neil Mehta, and Ana V. Diez Roux. 2016. "Immigrant status and cardiovascular risk over time: results from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis." Annals of Epidemiology, 26(6): 429-435.e1. DOI. Abstract.

Stein, Aryeh D., Elizabeth A. Lundeen, Reynaldo Martorell, Parminder S. Suchdev, Neil Mehta, Linda M. Richter, and Shane A. Norris. 2016. "Pubertal Development and Prepubertal Height and Weight Jointly Predict Young Adult Height and Body Mass Index in a Prospective Study in South Africa." The Journal of Nutrition, 146(7): 1394-1401. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, Irma T. Elo, Michal Engelman, Diane S. Lauderdale, and Bert M. Kestenbaum. 2016. "Life Expectancy Among U.S.-born and Foreign-born Older Adults in the United States: Estimates From Linked Social Security and Medicare Data." Demography, 53(4): 1109-1134. DOI. Abstract.

Ford, Nicole D., Reynaldo Martorell, Neil Mehta, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2016. "Life-Course Body Mass Index Trajectories Are Predicted by Childhood Socioeconomic Status but Not Exposure to Improved Nutrition during the First 1000 Days after Conception in Guatemalan Adults." The Journal of Nutrition, 146(11): 2368-2374. DOI. Abstract.

Patel, Shivani A., Mohammed K. Ali, K. M. Venkat Narayan, and Neil Mehta. 2016. "County-Level Variation in Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in the United States in 2009-2013: Comparative Assessment of Contributing Factors." American Journal of Epidemiology, 184(12): 933-942. DOI. Abstract.

Sudharsanan, N., M. Ali, Neil Mehta, and K. Narayan. 2015. "Population aging, macroeconomic changes, and global diabetes prevalence, 1990-2008." Population Health Metrics, 13(65). DOI. Abstract.

Hendi, Arun S., Neil Mehta, and Irma T. Elo. 2015. "Health Among Black Children by Maternal and Child Nativity." American Journal of Public Health, 105(4): 703-710. DOI. Abstract.

Patel, Shivani A., Munir Winkel, Mohammed K. Ali, K. Venkat Narayan, and Neil Mehta. 2015. "Cardiovascular Mortality Associated With 5 Leading Risk Factors: National and State Preventable Fractions Estimated From Survey Data." Annals of Internal Medicine, 163(4): 245. DOI.

Mehta, Neil, Irma T. Elo, Nicole D. Ford, and Karen R. Siegel. 2015. "Obesity Among U.S.- and Foreign-Born Blacks by Region of Birth." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 49(2): 269-273. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, James S. House, and Michael R. Elliott. 2015. "Dynamics of health behaviours and socioeconomic differences in mortality in the USA." Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 69(5): 416-422. PMCID: PMC4451600. DOI. Abstract.

Mehta, Neil, and V.W. Chang. 2008. "Weight status and restaurant availability: A multilevel analysis." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 34(2): 127-33. PMCID: PMC2440344. Abstract.

Conference Proceedings

Burgard, Sarah, Michael R. Elliott, James S. House, Neil Mehta, Katherine Lin, and Elizabeth Ela. 2013. "Understanding the Declining Female Mortality Advantage in the United States: An Assessment Using Prospective Data." Population Association of America, 2013 Annual Meeting,

PSC Reports

Mehta, Neil, and Hui Zheng. 2018. "Do the effects of major risk factors for mortality rise or fall with age?" PSC Research Report No. 18-888. 2 2018. Abstract.

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