Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles 

 

Braveman P, Heck K, Egerter S, Rinki C, Marchi K, Curtis M. Economic hardship in childhood: a neglected issue in ACE studies?. Matern Child Health J. 2017 Oct 3:1-10.

Braveman P, Heck K, Egerter S, Dominguez TP, Rinki C, Marchi KS, Curtis M. Worry about racial discrimination: a missing piece of the puzzle of Black-White disparities in preterm birth?. PloS One. 2017 Oct 11;12(10):e0186151.

Margerison-Zilko C, Cubbin C, Jun J, Marchi K, Fingar K, Braveman P. Beyond the cross-sectional: neighborhood poverty histories and preterm birth. Am J Public Health. 2015 Jun;105(6):1174-80.

Sanchez-Vaznaugh EV, Sanchez BN, Crawford PB, Egerter S. Association between competitive food and beverage policies in elementary schools and childhood overweight/obesity trends: differences by neighborhood socioeconomic resources. Jama Pediatr. May 4 2015;169(5):e150781.

Braveman P, Heck K, Egerter S, Marchi K, Dominguez TP, Cubbin C, Fingar K, Pearson JA, Curtis M. The Role of Socioeconomic Factors in Black–White Disparities in Preterm Birth. Am J Public Health. 2014 Sep 11:e1-e9.

Braveman P. What is Health Equity: And How Does a Life-Course Approach Take Us Further Toward It? Matern Child Health J. 2014 Feb;18(2):366.

Braveman P, Gottlieb L. The Social Determinants of Health: It’s time to consider the causes of the causes, Public Health Rep, 2014 Jan;129(2):19-31.

Braveman, P. What are health disparities and health equity? We need to be clear. Public Health Rep, 2014 Jan 129(2):5-8.

Woolf SH, Aron L, editors. U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health.  National Academies Press, 2013. 392 pages (lead author of chapter 6 and co-author of entire peer-reviewed report as member of a panel of national and international experts appointed by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine). Selected as one of 3 NA reports in Health & Medicine to be featured in the NA 150th Anniversary announcement.

Minnis AM, Marchi K, Ralph L, Biggs A, Combellick S, Arons A, Brindis CD, Braveman P. Limited socioeconomic opportunities and Latina teen childbearing: a qualitative study of family and structural factors affecting future expectations. J Immigrant Minority Health. 2012 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Sanchez-Vaznaugh EV, Sánchez BN, Rosas LG, Baek J, Egerter S. Physical education policy compliance and children's physical fitness. Am J Prev Med. 2012 May; 42(5):452-9. 

Gottlieb LM, Fielding JE, Braveman PA. Health impact assessment: necessary but not sufficient for healthy public policy. Public Health Rep, 2012 Mar-Apr; 127(2):156-62

Braveman, P. Health inequalities by class and race in the US: what can we learn from the patterns? Soc Sci Med, 2012 Mar;74(5):665-7.

Woolf S, Braveman P.  Where health disparities begin: The role of social and economic determinants-- and why current policies may make matters worse. Health Affairs, 2011;30(10):1852-1859.

Braveman, P. Accumulating knowledge on the social determinants of health and infectious disease. Public Health Rep, 2011;126 Suppl 3:28-30.

Braveman P, Kumanyika S, Fielding J. LaVeist T, Borrell L, Manderscheid  R,  Troutman A. Health disparities and health equity: The issue is justice.  Am J Public Health, December  2011,101(S1): S149-S155.

Cubbin C, Pollack C, Flaherty B, Hayward M, Sania A, Vallone D, Braveman P. Assessing alternative measures of wealth in health research. Am J Public Health. 2011 May;101(5):939-47.

Braveman P, Egerter S., Williams D. Social determinants of health – Coming of age. Annu Rev Public Health 2011 Apr 21;32:381-98.

Cubbin C, Vesely SK, Braveman P, Oman R. Socioeconomic factors and health risk behaviors among adolescents Am J Health Behav 2011 Jan-Feb;35(1):28-39.

Blumenshine PM, Egerter SA, Libet ML, Braveman PA. Father’s education: an independent marker of risk for preterm birth. Matern Child Health J  2011 Jan;15(1):60-7.

Braveman P, Egerter S, Woolf S, Marks S.  When do we know enough to recommend action on the social determinants of health? Am J Prev Med 40(1S1), S58-S66, Jan 2011.

Braveman P, Egerter S, Mockenhaupt R.  Broadening the focus: The need to address the social determinants of health. Am J Prev Med 40(1S1), S4-S18, Jan 2011.

Braveman P. Social conditions, health equity, and human rights. Health Hum Rights. 2010 Dec 15;12(2):31-48.

Marchi K, Fisher-Owens S, Weintraub J, Yu Z, and Braveman P.  Most pregnant women in California do not receive dental care: findings from a population-based study,  Public Health Rep 2010 Nov-Dec; 125(6):831-42.

Cubbin C, Brindis C, Jain S, Santelli J, Braveman PA.  Neighborhood poverty, aspirations and    expectations, and initiation of sex, Journal of Adolescent Health October 2010; 47(4): 399-406 .

Blumenshine P, Egerter S, Barclay CJ, Cubbin C, Braveman PA. Socioeconomic disparities in adverse birth outcomes: A systematic review. Am J Prev Med  2010 Sept; 39(3):263-72.

Braveman PA, Cubbin C, Egerter S, Williams DR and Pamuk E.  Socioeconomic disparities in health in the United States: What the patterns tell us. Am J Public Health April 2010; 100(S1): S186-S196.

Biggs M.A., Ralph L, Minnis A, Arons A, Marchi K, Lehrer J, Braveman P and Brindis C. Factors associated with delayed childbearing: From the voices of expectant Latina adults and teens in California. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 2010; 32(1):77-103.

Dehlendorf C, Marchi K, Vittinghoff E, Braveman P. Sociocultural determinants of teenage childbearing among Latinas in California.  Matern Child Health J. March 2010; 14(1): 194-201.

Braveman P, Marchi K, Egerter S, Kim S, Metzler M, Stancil T, Libet M.  Poverty, near-poverty, and hardship around the time of pregnancy.  Matern Child Health J  2010 Jan; 14(1):20-35

Braveman P, Barclay C.  Health disparities beginning in childhood: a life-course perspective. Pediatrics  November 2009; 124(S3): S163-S175.

Braveman P.  A health disparities perspective on obesity research.  Preventing Chronic Disease July 2009; 6(3):1-7.

Nuru-Jeter A, Dominguez TP, Hammond WP, Leu J, Skaff M, Egerter S, Jones CP, Braveman PA.  “It’s the skin you’re in”:  African American women talk about their experiences of racism.  An exploratory study to develop measures of racism for birth outcomes studies.  Matern Child Health J  2009 Jan; 13(1):29-39.

Afable-Munsuz A and Braveman P. "Pregnancy intention and preterm birth: differential associations among a diverse population of women." Perspect Sex Reprod Health 2008; 40(2):66-73.

Blumenshine P, Reingold A, Egerter S, Mockenhaupt R, Braveman P, Marks J. Pandemic influenza planning in the United States from a health disparities perspective. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008; 14(5):709-15. 

Cubbin C, Marchi K, Lin M, Bell T, Marshall H, Miller C, Braveman PA.  Is neighborhood deprivation independently associated with maternal and infant health?  Evidence from Florida and Washington.  Matern Child Health J  2008 Jan;12(1):61-74.

Kim S, Egerter S, Cubbin C, Takahashi E, Braveman P.  Potential implications of missing income data in population-based surveys:  an example from a postpartum survey in California.  Public Health Rep 2007 Nov-Dec;122(6):753-763.

Pollack CE, Chideya S, Cubbin C, Williams B, Dekker M, Braveman P.  Should health studies measure wealth?  A systematic review. Am J Prev Med  2007 Sep;33(3):250-264.

Braveman P.  Health disparities and health equity: concepts and measurement. Annu Rev Public Health 2006;27:167-94.

Heck K, Braveman P, Cubbin C, Chavez G, Kiely J. Socioeconomic status and breastfeeding initiation among California mothers. Public Health Rep 2006;121(1):51-59.

Lansky A, Barfield W, Marchi K, Egerter S, Galbraith A, Braveman P.  Early postnatal care among healthy newborns in 19 states: Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 2000. Matern Child Health J 2006 May ;10(3):277-84.

Nolen LB, Braveman P, Dachs JN, Delgado I, Gakidou E, Moser K, Rolfe L, Vega J, Zarowsky C.  Strengthening health information systems to address health equity challenges.  Bull World Health Organ 2005;83(8):597-603.

Ostlin P, Braveman P, Dachs NJ, et al. WHO Task Force on Research Priorities for Equity in Health; WHO Equity team.  Priorities for research to take forward the health equity policy agenda.  Bull World Health Organ 2005;83(12):948-53.

Cubbin C, Santelli J, Brindis C, Braveman P.  Neighborhood context and sexual behaviors among adolescents: findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health.  Perspect Sex Reprod Health 2005;37(3):125-34.

Braveman PA, Cubbin C, Egerter S, Chideya S, Marchi K, Posner S, Metzler M. Socioeconomic Status in Health Research: One Size Does Not Fit All. JAMA 2005;294(22):2879-88.

Braveman P, Egerter S, Cubbin C, Marchi K. An approach to studying social disparities in health and health care. Am J Public Health 2004;94(12):2139-48.

Phares R, Morrow B, Lansky A, Barfield W, Prince C, Marchi K, Braveman P, Williams L, Kinniburgh B. Surveillance for disparities in maternal health-related behaviors – Selected states, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) 2000-01.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2004;53:1-13.

McCoy D, Bambas L, Acurio D, Baya B, Bhuiya A, Chowdhury M, Grisurapong S, Liu Y, Ngom P, Ngulube T.J., Ntuli A, Sanders D, Vega J, Shukla A, Braveman P.  Global Equity Gauge Alliance: reflections on early experiences. J Health Popul Nutr 2003;21(3):273-287.

Braveman P. Monitoring equity in health and healthcare: a conceptual framework. J Health Popul Nutr 2003;21(3):273-87.

Rittenhouse DR, Braveman P, Marchi K. Improvements in prenatal insurance coverage and utilization of care in California: an unsung public health victory. Matern Child Health J 2003; (2):75-86.

Taveras E, Capra A, Braveman P, Jensvold N, Escobar G, Lieu T.  Clinician support and psychosocial risk factors associated with breastfeeding discontinuation. Pediatrics 2003;112(1):108-115.

Chung EK, Hung Y, Marchi K, Chavez G, Braveman P. Infant sleep position: Associated maternal and infant factors. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2003;3(5):234-239.

Heck KE, Schoendorf KC, Chavez GF, Braveman P. Does postpartum length of stay affect breastfeeding duration?  Birth 2003; 20(3):153-159.

Braveman P, Gruskin S. Poverty, equity, human rights and health. Bull World Health Organ 2003;81(7):1-7.

Braveman P, Gruskin S.  Defining equity in health.  J Epidemiol Community Health 2003;57:254-258.

Galbraith A, Egerter S, Marchi K, Chavez G, Braveman P.  Newborn early discharge revisited: are California newborns receiving recommended postnatal services?  Pediatrics 2003;111(2):364-71.

Cubbin C, Braveman P, Marchi K, Chavez G, Santelli J, Colley Gilbert B.  Socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in unintended pregnancy among postpartum women in California.  Matern Child Health J 2002;6(4):237-246.

Braveman PA, Tarimo E. Social inequalities in health within countries: not only an issue for affluent nations.  Soc Sci Med 2002;54(11):1621-35.

Egerter S, Braveman P, Marchi K. Timing of insurance coverage and use of prenatal care among low-income women.  Am J Public Health 2002;92(3):423-7.

Braveman P, Cubbin C, Marchi K, Egerter S, Chavez G.  Measuring socioeconomic status/position in studies of racial/ethnic disparities: maternal and child health.  Public Health Rep 2001;116(5):449-63.

Pearl M, Braveman P, Abrams B.  Relationship of neighborhood socioeconomic characteristics to birth weight among 5 ethnic groups in California.  Am J Public Health 2001;91(11):1808-14.

Braveman P, Starfield B, Geiger HJ.  World Health Report 2000: how it removes equity from the agenda for public health monitoring and policy.  BMJ 2001;323:678-81.

Almeida C, Braveman P, Gold M, et al.  Methodologic concerns and recommendations on policy consequences of the World Health Report 2000.  Lancet 2001;357:1692-97.

Escobar G, Braveman P, Ackerson L, Odouli R, Coleman-Phox K, Capra AM, Wong C, Lieu T. Randomized comparison of home visits and hospital-based group follow-up visits after early postpartum discharge.  Pediatrics 2001;108(3):719-24.

Braveman P. Epidemiology and (neo-)colonialism. J Epidemiol Community Health 2001;55(3):160-1.

Nothnagle M, Marchi K, Egerter S, Braveman P.  Risk factors for late or no prenatal care following Medicaid expansions in California.  Matern Child Health J 2000;4(4):251-259.

Baumeister L, Marchi K, Pearl M, Williams R, Braveman P. The validity of information on "race" and "Hispanic ethnicity" in California birth certificate data.  Health Serv Res 2000;35(4):869-882.

Lieu T, Braveman P, Escobar G, Fischer A, Jensvold N, Capra A.  A randomized comparison of home and clinic follow-up visits after early postpartum discharge. Pediatrics 2000;105(5):1058-65.

Braveman P, Marchi K, Egerter S, Pearl M, Neuhaus J.  Barriers to timely prenatal care among women with insurance: the importance of pre-pregnancy factors.  Obstet Gynecol 2000;95:874-80.

Braveman, P, Krieger, N, Lynch, J. Health inequalities and social inequalities in health.  Bull World Health Organ 2000;78(2):232-234.

Braveman P, Egerter S, Marchi K. The prevalence of low income among childbearing women in California: implications for the private and public sectors.  Am J Public Health 1999;89(6):868-874.

Egerter SA, Braveman PA, Marchi KS. Follow-up of newborns and mothers after early discharge. Clin Perinatol 1998;25(2):471-481.

Lieu TA, Wikler C, Capra AM, Martin KE, Escobar G, and Braveman PA. Clinical outcomes and maternal perceptions of an updated model of perinatal care. Pediatrics 1998;102(6):1437-44.

Braveman P, Pearl M, Egerter S, Marchi K, Williams R. Validity of insurance information on California birth certificates. Am J Public Health 1998;88(5):813-816.

Braveman P, Kessel W, Egerter S, Richmond J. Early discharge and evidence-based practice: good science and good judgment. JAMA 1997;278(4):334-336.

Braveman P, Miller C, Egerter S, Bennett T, English P, Katz P, Showstack J. Health service use among low-risk newborns after early discharge with and without nurse home visiting. J Am Board Fam Pract 1996;9(4):254-260.

Braveman P. Short hospital stays for mothers and newborns.  J Fam Pract 1996;42(5):523-525.

Braveman P, Tarimo E.  Health screening, development, and equity.  J Public Health Policy 1996;17(1):14-27.

Braveman P, Egerter S, Pearl M, Marchi K, Miller C. Problems associated with early discharge of newborns and mothers: a critical review of the literature. Pediatrics 1995;96(4):716-726.

Braveman P, Bennett T. Let's take on the real dragon: profiteering in health care.  J Public Health Policy 1995;16(3):261-268.

Braveman P, Egerter S, Edmonston F, Verdon M. Racial/ethnic differences in the likelihood of cesarean delivery, California.  Am J Public Health 1995;85(5):625-630.

Braveman P, Schaaf VM, Egerter S, Bennett T, Schecter W. Insurance-related differences in risk of ruptured appendix.  N Engl J Med 1994;331(7):444-449.

Bennett T, Braveman P, Egerter S, Kiely JL. Marital status as a risk factor for infant mortality. Fam Plann Perspect 1994;26(6):252-256.

Braveman P, Bennett T, Lewis C, Egerter S, Showstack J. Access to prenatal care following major Medicaid eligibility expansions. JAMA 1993;269(10):1285-1289.

Braveman P, Egerter S, Bennett T, Showstack J. Differences in hospital resource allocation among sick newborns according to insurance coverage. JAMA 1991;266(23):3300-3308.

Braveman P, Oliva G, Miller MG, Reiter R, Egerter S. Adverse outcomes and lack of health insurance among newborns in an eight-county area of California, 1982 to 1986. N Engl J Med 1989;321(8):508-13.

Bild DE, Selby JV, Sinnock P, Browner WS, Braveman P, Showstack JA. Lower-extremity amputation in people with diabetes: epidemiology and prevention. Diabetes Care 1989;12(1):24-31.

Braveman P, Oliva G, Miller MG, Schaaf M, Reiter R. Women without health insurance: links between access, poverty, ethnicity, and health. West J Med 1988;149(6):708-11.

Braveman P, Showstack J, Browner W, Selby J, Teutsch S, Sepe S. Evaluating outcomes of pregnancy in diabetic women: epidemiologic considerations and recommended indicators. Diabetes Care 1988;11(3):281-287.

Braveman P, Mora F. Training physicians for community-oriented primary care in Latin America: model programs in Mexico, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Am J Public Health 1987;77(4):485-490.

Braveman P, Siegel D. Nicaragua: a health system developing under conditions of war. Int J Health Services 1987;17(1):169-178.

Braveman P, Toomey, KE. Screening in preventive care for adolescents. West J Med 1987;146(4):490-493.

Braveman PA, Roemer MI. Health personnel training in the Nicaraguan health system. Int J Health Services 1985;15(4):699-705.

 

Books and book chapters 

 

Braveman P, Egerter S, Mockenhaupt R. Beyond Medical Care: The Need to Address the Social Determinants of Health. Chapter in: Arthur J. Reynolds, Judy A. Temple, and Arthur J.  Rolnick, Human Capital Research Collaborative, editors, Health and Education in Early Childhood: Predictors, Interventions, and Policies.  Cambridge University Press, in press.

Braveman, P. International Human Rights Laws and Principles: Cornerstone for Defining Health Inequalities and Health Equity. Chapter in: The Law and Global Health. University College London, Oxford University Press, in press.

Braveman, P.  "Find the Best People and Support Them." Chapter in: Birn, AE. Comrades in health: US health internationalists: abroad and at home. Rutgers University Press, 2012.

Woolf S, Braveman P.  The social and ecological determinants of health.  In: Scutchfield D , Holsinger JW et al., eds.  Contemporary topics in public health.  Kentucky University Press 2012; pp 25-46.

Braveman, P. Black-white disparities in birth outcomes: Is racism-related stress a missing piece of the puzzle? In: Lemelle A., et al. eds. Handbook of African American health. New York: Springer , 2011; pp. 155-163

Braveman P. Health inequalities.  In: Kris Heggenhougen and Stella Quah, editors International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Vol 3. Elsevier (San Diego: Academic Press) 2008; pp. 189-197

Grumbach K, Braveman P, Adler N, Bindman A.  Vulnerable Populations and Health Disparities: An Overview.  In: King TE, Wheeler M, Fernandez A, Schillinger D, Bindman A, Grumbach K, Villela T, eds. Medical Management of Vulnerable & Underserved Patients: Principles, Practice, Population.  New York: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing, 2006.

Gruskin S and Braveman P.  Addressing social injustice in a human rights context.  In: Levy B, Sidel V, eds. Social Injustice and Public Health.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Braveman P. Measuring health inequalities: the politics of the World Health Report 2000. In: Hofrichter R, ed. Health and Social Justice: Politics, Ideology, and Inequity in the Distribution of Disease, Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Braveman P. Measuring health inequalities: the politics of the World Health Report 2000. In: Hofrichter R, ed. Health and Social Justice: Politics, Ideology, and Inequity in the Distribution of Disease, Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Braveman P, Meyers A, Schlenker T, Wands C. Public health and war in Central America. In: Sidel V, Levy B, eds. War and Public Health. New York, NY: Oxford University Press and the American Public Health Association, 1996. (Updated edition published by American Public Health Assoc., 2000)

Schlenker T, Wands C. Public health and war in Central America. In: Sidel V, Levy B, eds. War and Public Health. New York, NY: Oxford University Press and the American Public Health Association, 1996. (Updated edition published by American Public Health Assoc., 2000)

Braveman P, Tarimo E. Screening in Primary Health Care. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1994. 190 pages. (Book published in English, Spanish, and French.) (Policy on preventive services in low-/middle-income countries, with a focus on equity considerations.)

Shore W, Mellin L, Braveman P. Adolescent health care. In: Taylor RB. Family Medicine Principles and Practice, Fourth edition. New York: Springer, 1993 (also third edition, 1988)

Braveman P, Tarimo E. Screening in Primary Health Care. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1994. 190 pages. (Published in English, Spanish, and French.) (Resource for policy on preventive services in low-/middle-income countries.)

 

Monographs, technical reports, and other publications

 

Braveman P and Egerter S for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).  Overcoming Obstacles to Health in 2013 and Beyond.  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2013 (in press).

Braveman, P. Health in Europe—a view from across the Atlantic. The Lancet 2013;381(9874): p. 1257-1259. (Invited commentary)

National Academies (US). Committee on Pediatric Health and Health Care Quality Measures. DeFriese, H. . (Chair) Authors in alphabetical order: Braveman P, Brindis, C, et al. Child and Adolescent Health and Health Care Quality: Measuring What Matters. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2011.

Egerter S, Braveman P, Cubbin C, Dekker M, Sadegh-Nobari T, An J, Grossman-Kahn R for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Reaching America's Health Potential: A State-by-State Look at Adult Health. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2009 

Braveman P. Racial disparities at birth:  The puzzle persists.  Issues in Science and Technology (National Academy of Science), Winter 2008.

Braveman P and Egerter S for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).  Overcoming Obstacles to Health.  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, February 28, 2008, 80 pages. http://www.rwjf.org/pr/product.jsp?id=26673

Braveman P.  When do we know enough to recommend action?  The need to be bold but not reckless.  (Speakers Corner). J Epidemiol Community Health. 2007 Nov;61(11):931.

Braveman P.  Do We Have Real Poverty in the United States of America?  (Editorial).  Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Oct;4(4):A84.

Braveman P.  We also need bold experiments: a response to Starfield's "Commentary: Pathways of influence on equity in health".  Soc Sci Med 2007;64(7):1363-6.

Braveman P. The question is NOT: 'Is race or class more important?'. (Speakers Corner). J Epidemiol Community Health 2005;59(12):1029.

Gruskin S and Braveman P.  Addressing social injustice in a human rights context.  In: Levy B, Sidel V, eds. Social Injustice and Public Health.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Egerter S, Marchi K Cubbin C, Braveman P. Disparities in Maternal and Infant Health in California: Are We Making Progress? Lessons from California. Washington DC; Kaiser Family Foundation, 2004. 23 pages. 

Braveman P and Gruskin S.  Health equity and human rights: What's the connection?  In: Fox D and Scott-Samuel A eds. Human Rights, Equity, and Health. Proceedings from a meeting of the Health Equity Network held at the London School of Economics. March 28, 2003.  London: The Nuffield Trust, 2004. 54 pages.

Braveman P, Marchi K, Sarnoff R, Egerter S, Rittenhouse D, Salganicoff A.  Promoting Access to Prenatal Care: Lessons from the California Experience. Washington DC; Kaiser Family Foundation, 2003. 69 pages. A comprehensive report with analyses of population-based data sources.  Published and disseminated widely by the Kaiser Family Foundation's Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

Braveman P.  Health, equity, human rights, and the invasion of Iraq (Speaker's Corner). J Epidemiol Community Health 2003;57(8):593.

Braveman P, Cubbin C. Optimal SES indicators cannot be prescribed across all outcomes (Letter to the editor). Am J Public Health 2003;93(1):12-3.

McCoy D, Shuka A, Braveman P, Ntuli A, Bambas A, Wirth M, Vega, J, Gwatkin D, Evans T, Naidoo P, Chowdury M.  The Equity Gauge: Concepts, Principles, and Guidelines. Durban, South Africa: Global Equity Gauge Alliance and Health Systems Trust, March 2003. 30 pages.

Braveman P.  MSJAMA. Invited commentary:  Measuring health equity within countries: the challenge of limited information. JAMA 2002;288(13):1650.

Braveman, P.  Invited review of Evans et al., Challenging Inequities in Health: from Ethics to Action.  London: Oxford University Press, 2001.  Bull World Health Organ 2002;80(2):170.

Braveman P.  Priorities for research on equity in health. J Epidemiol Community Health 2002. (Published as a commentary along with articles by several others on the same topic.)

Braveman P. Invited round table discussion.  Combining forces against inequity and poverty rather than splitting hairs. Bull World Health Organ 2000;78(1):78-79.

Braveman P.  Invited review of Maisels MJ, Kring E, Length of stay, jaundice, and hospital readmission. Pediatrics 1998;101:995-8.  In: Year 2000 Yearbook of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1999.

Braveman P.  Monitoring Equity in Health: A Policy-Oriented Approach in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.  World Health Organization, Geneva, 1998 (WHO/CHS/HSS/98.1). (Indicators, data sources, and analytic methods for assessing social inequalities in health in lower-income countries), 95 pages. http://www.gega.org.za/download/braveman.pdf

Egerter S, Braveman P, Kunwar P, for the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality.  First Report to U.S. Congress Responding to Mandates in Newborns' and Mothers' Health Protection Act of 1996. March 1998.

Braveman P, Egerter S, Marchi K, et al. Access to Maternity Care in California.  CPS Policy Brief. California Policy Seminar, June 1997;9(2):1-8.  (Full report published separately by the California Policy Seminar as a Policy Research Program Report, 1997, 43 pages.)

Braveman P, Tarimo E, Creese A. Equity in health and health care: a WHO/SIDA initiative. Geneva: World Health Organization (WHO), October 1996, 51 pages. (WHO monograph widely disseminated to international organizations and national health policy leaders)

Braveman P. Invited review of Luft HS, ed. HMOs and the Elderly. Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1994. J Public Health Policy 1996;17(3):367-70.

Braveman P.  A framework for developing international research on equity in health and health care. (Prepared as the major discussion paper for an international meeting at WHO, Geneva, December 1995; document included detailed review of literature and discussion of methodological considerations in research on equity in health and health care).

Braveman P, Egerter S, Marchi K, Pearl M. Income and insurance of pregnant women in California. A report to the California Legislature based on a statewide postpartum survey. June 1995.

Braveman P. Invited review of Weissman JS, Epstein AM. Falling Through the Safety Net: Insurance Status and Access to Health Care. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.  N Engl J Med 1994;331(21):1462.

Egerter S, Braveman P, Pamuk E, Cubbin C, Dekker M, Pedregon V, Sadegh-Nobari T for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).  America's Health Starts With Healthy Children:  How Do States Compare? Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, October 2008, 32 pages. http://www.rwjf.org/pr/product.jsp?id=35010

Braveman P. Invited review of Morgan LM. Community participation in health: The politics of primary care in Costa Rica. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1993.  J Public Health Policy Summer 1994:124-8.

Braveman P, Bennett T. Information for Action: An Advocate's Guide to Maternal and Child Health Data. Washington, D.C.: Children's Defense Fund, 1993, 73 pages.

Braveman P. Invited review of Garfield R, Williams G. Health in Nicaragua: Primary care under changing regimes. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1992.  J Public Health Policy Fall 1993:360-3.

Braveman P, Egerter S, Bennett T, Showstack J. Hospital resource allocation and insurance coverage (Letter to editor).  JAMA 1991; 267(13):1778-9.

Braveman P. Adverse outcomes and lack of health insurance among newborns (Letter to editor). N Engl J Med. 1990 Feb 8;322(6):406-7.

Braveman P. Invited review of Macfarlane A, Sefi S, Cordeiro M.  Child Health: The Screening Tests. New York, NY: Oxford Medical Publications, 1989. World Health Forum 1990;11(2):218-219.

Braveman P, Showstack J, Browner W, Selby, J. Outcome Indicators for Programs to Reduce Adverse Outcomes of Diabetes in Pregnancy. Report prepared for CDC, December 1985.  Also co-authored three additional CDC reports focusing on hypertension, amputations, and eye disease, respectively.  (All four CDC reports were also published as UCSF IHPS monographs.)

Braveman P. Primary health care takes root in Nicaragua. World Health Forum 1985;6(4):368-372.

 

Social determinants of health issue briefs 

 

Braveman P, Egerter S, Arena K, Aslam R for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Early Childhood Experiences Shape Health and Well-Being Throughout Life. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, August 2014. http://www.rwjf.org/en/research-publications/find-rwjf-research/2014/08/...

Braveman P, Egerter S, Barclay C for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). What Shapes Health-Related Behaviors? Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, March 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70442 

Braveman P, Dekker M, Egerter S, Sadegh-Nobari T, Pollack C for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Housing and Health. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, May 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70451

Egerter S, Braveman P, Barclay C for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Stress and Health. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, March 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70441

Braveman P, Egerter S, An J, Williams D for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Race, Socioeconomic Factors and Health.  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, April 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70446

Egerter S, Braveman P, Sadegh-Nobari T, Grossman-Kahn R, Dekker M for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Education and Health.  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, April 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70447

An J, Braveman P, Dekker M, Egerter S, Grossman-Kahn R for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Work, Workplaces and Health. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, May 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70459

Gottlieb L, Egerter S, Braveman P for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Health Impact Assessment: A Tool for Promoting Health in All Policies. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, May 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70449

Braveman P, Cubbin C, Egerter S, Pedregon V for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Neighborhoods and Health. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, May 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70450

Egerter S, Barclay C, Grossman-Kahn R, Braveman P for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Violence, Social Disadvantage and Health. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, May 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70452

Braveman P, Egerter S, Barclay C for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Income, Wealth and Health. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, April 2011. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2011/rwjf70448