• 1669 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20052024

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Research Output

  • 1669 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 39 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Letter
2019

Educational Disparities in Adult Mortality Across U.S. States: How Do They Differ, and Have They Changed Since the Mid-1980s?

Karas Montez, J., Zajacova, A., Hayward, M. D., Woolf, S. H., Chapman, D. & Beckfield, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Demography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2018

Does college major matter for women's and men's health in midlife? Examining the horizontal dimensions of educational attainment

Karas Montez, J., Zhang, W., Zajacova, A. & Hamilton, T. G., Feb 1 2018, In : Social Science and Medicine. 198, p. 130-138 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Explaining the increasing disability prevalence among mid-life US adults, 2002 to 2016

Zajacova, A. & Karas Montez, J., Aug 1 2018, In : Social Science and Medicine. 211, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Childhood socioeconomic circumstances and depressive symptom burden across 15 years of follow-up during midlife: Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)

Bromberger, J. T., Schott, L. L., Matthews, K. A., Kravitz, H. M., Harlow, S. D. & Karas Montez, J., Aug 1 2017, In : Archives of Women's Mental Health. 20, 4, p. 495-504 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Deregulation, devolution, and state preemption laws' impact on us mortality trends

Karas Montez, J., Nov 1 2017, In : American Journal of Public Health. 107, 11, p. 1749-1750 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

10 Scopus citations

Disparities in disability by educational attainment across US states

Karas Montez, J., Zajacova, A. & Hayward, M. D., Jul 1 2017, In : American Journal of Public Health. 107, 7, p. 1101-1108 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

The Health Penalty of the GED: Testing the Role of Noncognitive Skills, Health Behaviors, and Economic Factors*

Zajacova, A. & Karas Montez, J., Mar 1 2017, In : Social Science Quarterly. 98, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

Alcohol's collateral damage: Childhood exposure to problem drinkers and subsequent adult mortality risk

Rogers, R. G., Lawrence, E. M. & Karas Montez, J., 2016, In : Social Forces. 95, 2, p. 809-836 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Childhood socioeconomic circumstances, inflammation, and hemostasis among midlife women: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation

Matthews, K. A., Chang, Y., Bromberger, J. T., Karvonen-Gutierrez, C. A., Kravitz, H. M., Thurston, R. C. & Karas Montez, J., 2016, In : Psychosomatic Medicine. 78, 3, p. 311-318 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Declining US Life Expectancy, 1990-2010

Karas Montez, J., Sasson, I. & Hayward, M. D., Mar 1 2016, In : Health Affairs. 35, 3, p. 550 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Scopus citations

Explaining inequalities in women's mortality between U.S. States

Karas Montez, J., Zajacova, A. & Hayward, M. D., Dec 1 2016, In : SSM - Population Health. 2, p. 561-571 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Life-Course Socioeconomic Status and Metabolic Syndrome among Midlife Women

Karas Montez, J., Bromberger, J. T., Harlow, S. D., Kravitz, H. M. & Matthews, K. A., Nov 1 2016, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 71, 6, p. 1097-1107 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations
2015

Childhood Adversities and Adult Cardiometabolic Health: Does the Quantity, Timing, and Type of Adversity Matter?

Friedman, E. M., Karas Montez, J., Sheehan, C. M., Guenewald, T. L. & Seeman, T. E., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 27, 8, p. 1311-1338 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Educational attainment and adult health: Under what conditions is the association causal?

Karas Montez, J. & Friedman, E. M., Feb 1 2015, In : Social Science and Medicine. 127, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Montez and Zajacova respond

Karas Montez, J. & Zajacova, A., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Public Health. 105, 1, p. e1-e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Work-family context and the longevity disadvantage of US women

Karas Montez, J., Martikainen, P., Remes, H. & Avendano, M., Jun 1 2015, In : Social Forces. 93, 4, p. 1567-1597 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2014
16 Scopus citations

Why is life expectancy declining among low-educated women in the United States?

Karas Montez, J. & Zajacova, A., Oct 1 2014, In : American Journal of Public Health. 104, 10, p. e5-e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2013

Explaining the widening education gap in mortality among U.S. white women.

Karas Montez, J. & Zajacova, A., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 54, 2, p. 166-182 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Policy Brief

Karas Montez, J. & Zajacova, A., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 54, 2, p. 164 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The socioeconomic origins of physical functioning among older U.S. adults

Karas Montez, J., Dec 1 2013, In : Advances in Life Course Research. 18, 4, p. 244-256 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Trends in mortality risk by education level and cause of death among US White Women from 1986 to 2006

Karas Montez, J. & Zajacova, A., Mar 2013, In : American Journal of Public Health. 103, 3, p. 473-479 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations
2012

Educational Attainment and Adult Mortality in the United States: A Systematic Analysis of Functional Form

Karas Montez, J., Hummer, R. A. & Hayward, M. D., Feb 2012, In : Demography. 49, 1, p. 315-336 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Scopus citations

The Significance of Education for Mortality Compression in the United States

Brown, D. C., Hayward, M. D., Karas Montez, J., Hummer, R. A., Chiu, C. T. & Hidajat, M. M., Aug 2012, In : Demography. 49, 3, p. 819-840 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations
2011

A Window of Vulnerability: Health Insurance Coverage Among Women 55 to 64 Years of Age

Angel, J. L., Karas Montez, J. & Angel, R. J., Jan 2011, In : Women's Health Issues. 21, 1, p. 6-11 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Trends in the educational gradient of U.S. Adult mortality from 1986 through 2006 by race, gender, and age group

Karas Montez, J., Hummer, R. A., Hayward, M. D., Woo, H. & Rogers, R. G., Jan 2011, In : Research on Aging. 33, 2, p. 145-171 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations
2010

Social relationships and health: a flashpoint for health policy.

Umberson, D. & Karas Montez, J., 2010, In : Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 51 Suppl

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

709 Scopus citations
2009

Employment, marriage, and inequality in health insurance for Mexican-origin women

Karas Montez, J., Angel, J. L. & Angel, R. J., Jun 2009, In : Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 50, 2, p. 132-148 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
56 Scopus citations
2008
69 Scopus citations
2005
18 Scopus citations