Mauricio Avendano Pabon

Adjunct Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Mauricio Avendano is Professor of Public Policy and Global Health at the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy at King’s College London, where he is also Director of the Institute of Gerontology. At Harvard, he is Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and affiliated faculty at the Center for Population and Development Studies.

He is interested in the intended and unintended consequences of social policies and programmes for both physical and mental health. His research uses quasi-experimental methods and data from randomised controlled trials to examine the health consequences of social programmes such as maternity leave benefits, unemployment benefit policy, conditional cash transfers, pension system reform, non-contributory pensions in Latin America, and urban and transportation policies. He is co-PI of Lifepath, a major EU consortium to understand socioeconomic inequalities in healthy ageing. He is also co-coordinator of MINDMAP, a EU consortium to examine the impact of urban policies on mental health. In addition, he leads an ESRC project within the Joint Initiative Programme that examines how pension reform influences the health and wellbeing of older workers.

He has been awarded several grants including a European Research Council grant (ERC, 2011-2016), as well as several grants from the European Commission, the Dutch Scientific Council, the UK Economic and Social Research Council, the National Institute on Ageing, the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), and the McArthur Foundation. He has published more than 90 papers in peer-reviewed international journals.

Before joining King’s College, Professor Avendano was Associate Professorial Research Fellow and Deputy Director of LSE Health at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2011-2015). He has been David Bell Fellow at Harvard University (2008-2010), and Assistant Professor at the Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands (2006-2010).  He is also network associate of the McArthur Foundation Research Network on an Ageing Society.


Publications

  1. Courtin, E., Muennig, P., Verma, N., Riccio, J., Lagarde, M., Vineis, P., & Avendano, M. (2018). Conditional Cash Transfers and the health of low-income families in the United States: Evidence from the Opportunity NYC-Family Rewards experiment, 2007-2010. Health Affairs, March.
  2. Hessel, P., Avendano, M., Rodríguez-Castelán, C., & Pfutze, T. (2018). Social Pension Income Associated With Small Improvements In Self-Reported Health Of Poor Older Men In Colombia. Health Affairs, March(3), 456-463.
  3. Reinhard, E., Layte, R., McCrory, C., Panico, L., & Avendano, M. (2018). The Great Recession and the Health of Young Children: A Fixed Effects Analysis in Ireland. Am J Epidemiol. doi:10.1093/aje/kwy001
  4. Moustgaard, H., Avendano, M., & Martikainen, P. (2018). Parental Unemployment and Offspring Psychotropic Medication Purchases: A Longitudinal Fixed-Effects Analysis of 138,644 Adolescents. Am J Epidemiol. doi:10.1093/aje/kwy084
  5. Vandoros, S., Avendano, M., & Kawachi, I. (2018). The short-term impact of economic uncertainty on motor vehicle collisions. Prev Med, 111, 87-93. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.02.005
  6. Stringhini, S., Carmeli, C., Jokela, M., Avendano, M., McCrory, C., d’Errico, A., . . . Consortium, L. (2018). Socioeconomic status, non-communicable disease risk factors, and walking speed in older adults: multi-cohort population based study. BMJ, 360, k1046. doi:10.1136/bmj.k1046
  7. Idrobo, F., Hessel, P., Harker, A., Evans-Lacko, S., & Avendano, M. (2018). Mental health of victims and ex-FARC members: a challenge for the peace process in Colombia. Lancet Psychiatry, 5(6), 467-468. doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(18)30134-2
  8. Reinhard, E., Courtin, E., van Lenthe, F. J., & Avendano, M. (2018). Public transport policy, social engagement and mental health in older age: a quasi-experimental evaluation of free bus passes in England. J Epidemiol Community Health. doi:10.1136/jech-2017-210038
  9. Isong, I. A., Rao, S. R., Bind, M. A., Avendano, M., Kawachi, I., & Richmond, T. K. (2018). Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Early Childhood Obesity. Pediatrics, 141(1). doi:10.1542/peds.2017-0865
  10. Adjaye-Gbewonyo, K., Kawachi, I., Subramanian, S. V., & Avendano, M. (2018). Income inequality and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a highly unequal country: a fixed-effects analysis from South Africa. Int J Equity Health, 17(1), 31. doi:10.1186/s12939-018-0741-0
  11. Beenackers, M. A., Doiron, D., Fortier, I., Noordzij, J. M., Reinhard, E., Courtin, E., . . . van Lenthe, F. J. (2018). MINDMAP: establishing an integrated database infrastructure for research in ageing, mental well-being, and the urban environment. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 158. doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5031-7
  12. Stringhini, S., Carmeli, C., Jokela, M., Avendano, M., Muennig, P., Guida, F., . . . for the LIFEPATH consortium. (2017). Socioeconomic status and the 25 × 25 risk factors as determinants of premature mortality: a multicohort study and meta-analysis of 1 × 7 million men and women. The Lancet, 388.
  13. Reynolds, M., & Avendano, M. (2017). Social Policy Expenditures and Life Expectancy in High-Income Countries. Am J Prev Med, In press.
  14. Isong, I. A., Richmond, T., Avendano, M., & Kawachi, I. (2017). Racial/Ethnic Disparities: a Longitudinal Study of Growth Trajectories Among US Kindergarten Children. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. doi:10.1007/s40615-017-0434-1
  15. Houweling, T. A., Arroyave, I., Burdorf, A., & Avendano, M. (2017). Health insurance coverage, neonatal mortality and caesarean section deliveries: an analysis of vital registration data in Colombia. J Epidemiol Community Health, 71(5), 505-512. doi:10.1136/jech-2016-207499
  16. Hessel, P., Riumallo-Herl, C. J., Leist, A. K., Berkman, L. F., & Avendano, M. (2017). Economic Downturns, Retirement and Long-Term Cognitive Function Among Older Americans. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbx035
  17. Cylus, J., & Avendano M. (2017). Receiving Unemployment Benefits May Have Positive Effects On The Health Of The Unemployed. Health Aff (Millwood), 36(2). doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2016.1040
  18. Courtin, E., Dowd, J., & Avendano, M. (2017). The Mental Health Benefits of Acquiring a Home in Older Age: A Fixed-Effects Analysis of Older Americans. Am J Epidemiol. doi:10.1093/aje/kwx278
  19. Avendano, M., & Panico, L. (2017). Do flexible work policies improve parent’s health? A natural experiment based on the UK Millennium Cohort Study. J Epidemiol Community Health. doi:10.1136/jech-2017-209847
  20. Avendano, M., Moustgaard, H., & Martikainen, P. (2017). Are some populations resilient to recessions? Economic fluctuations and mortality during a period of economic decline and recovery in Finland. Eur J Epidemiol, 32(1), 77-85. doi:10.1007/s10654-016-0152-8
  21. Adjaye-Gbewonyo, K., Kawachi, I., Subramanian, S. V., & Avendano, M. (2017). High social trust associated with increased depressive symptoms in a longitudinal South African sample. Soc Sci Med, 197, 127-135. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.12.003
  22. van Hedel, K., Mejia-Guevara, I., Avendano, M., Sabbath, E. L., Berkman, L. F., Mackenbach, J. P., & van Lenthe, F. J. (2016). Work-Family Trajectories and the Higher Cardiovascular Risk of American Women Relative to Women in 13 European Countries. Am J Public Health, 106(8), 1449-1456. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2016.303264
  23. Lopez-Arana, S., Avendano, M., van Lenthe, F. J., & Burdorf, A. (2016). The impact of a conditional cash transfer programme on determinants of child health: evidence from Colombia. Public Health Nutr, 19(14), 2629-2642. doi:10.1017/S1368980016000240
  24. Lopez-Arana, S., Avendano, M., Forde, I., van Lenthe, F. J., & Burdorf, A. (2016). Conditional cash transfers and the double burden of malnutrition among children in Colombia: a quasi-experimental study. Br J Nutr, 115(10), 1780-1789. doi:10.1017/S0007114516000714
  25. Isong, I. A., Richmond, T., Kawachi, I., & Avendano, M. (2016). Childcare Attendance and Obesity Risk. Pediatrics, 138(5). doi:10.1542/peds.2016-1539
  26. Hurtado, D. A., Hessel, P., & Avendano, M. (2016). The hidden costs of informal work: lack of social protection and subjective well-being in Colombia. Int J Public Health. doi:10.1007/s00038-016-0864-2
  27. Hessel, P., & Avendano, M. (2016). Economic downturns during the life-course and late-life health: an analysis of 11 European countries. Eur J Public Health, 26(5), 766-771. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckw063
  28. Courtin, E., & Avendano, M. (2016). Under one roof: The effect of co-residing with adult children on depression in later life. Soc Sci Med, 168, 140-149. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.09.020
  29. Adjaye-Gbewonyo, K., Avendano, M., Subramanian, S. V., & Kawachi, I. (2016). Income inequality and depressive symptoms in South Africa: A longitudinal analysis of the National Income Dynamics Study. Health Place, 42, 37-46. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2016.08.013
  30. Van Hedel, K., Van Lenthe, F. J., Avendano, M., Bopp, M., Esnaola, S., Kovacs, K., . . . Mackenbach, J. P. (2015). Marital status, labour force activity and mortality: a study in the USA and six European countries. Scand J Public Health, 43(5), 469-480. doi:10.1177/1403494815578947
  31. van Hedel, K., Avendano, M., Berkman, L. F., Bopp, M., Deboosere, P., Lundberg, O., . . . Mackenbach, J. P. (2015). The contribution of national disparities to international differences in mortality between the United States and 7 European countries. Am J Public Health, 105(4), e112-119. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.302344
  32. Orsini, C., & Avendano, M. (2015). Macro-economic conditions and infant health: a changing relationship for black and white infants in the United States. PLoS One, 10(5), e0123501. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0123501PONE-D-14-27462 [pii]
  33. Noelke, C., & Avendano, M. (2015). Who Suffers During Recessions? Economic Downturns, Job Loss, and Cardiovascular Disease in Older Americans. Am J Epidemiol, 182(10), 873-882. doi:10.1093/aje/kwv094
  34. de Vries, E., Arroyave, I., Pardo, C., Wiesner, C., Murillo, R., Forman, D., . . . Avendano, M. (2015). Trends in inequalities in premature cancer mortality by educational level in Colombia, 1998-2007. J Epidemiol Community Health, 69(5), 408-415. doi:10.1136/jech-2014-204650jech-2014-204650 [pii]
  35. Cylus, J., Glymour, M. M., & Avendano, M. (2015). Health effects of unemployment benefit program generosity. Am J Public Health, 105(2), 317-323. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.302253
  36. Croezen, S., Avendano, M., Burdorf, A., & van Lenthe, F. J. (2015). Social participation and depression in old age: a fixed-effects analysis in 10 European countries. Am J Epidemiol, 182(2), 168-176. doi:10.1093/aje/kwv015
  37. Berkman, L. F., Zheng, Y., Glymour, M. M., Avendano, M., Borsch-Supan, A., & Sabbath, E. L. (2015). Mothering alone: cross-national comparisons of later-life disability and health among women who were single mothers. J Epidemiol Community Health, 69(9), 865-872. doi:10.1136/jech-2014-205149
  38. Avendano, M., Berkman, L. F., Brugiavini, A., & Pasini, G. (2015). The long-run effect of maternity leave benefits on mental health: Evidence from European countries. Soc Sci Med, 132, 45-53. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.02.037S0277-9536(15)00129-X [pii]
  39. Avendano M, & P, H. (2015). The income inequality hypothesis rejected? A commentary on Clough-Gorr at al (2015), Hu et al (2015), and Regidor at al (2015). European Journal of Epidemiology, In press.
  40. Arroyave, I., Hessel, P., Burdorf, A., Rodriguez-Garcia, J., Cardona, D., & Avendano, M. (2015). The public health impact of economic fluctuations in a Latin American country: mortality and the business cycle in Colombia in the period 1980-2010. Int J Equity Health, 14, 48. doi:10.1186/s12939-015-0176-910.1186/s12939-015-0176-9 [pii]
  41. Walter, S., Glymour, M., & Avendano, M. (2014). The health effects of US unemployment insurance policy: does income from unemployment benefits prevent cardiovascular disease? PLoS One, 9(7), e101193. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101193PONE-D-13-48230 [pii]
  42. Rodriguez Lopez, S., Montero, P., Carmenate, M., & Avendano, M. (2014). Functional decline over 2 years in older Spanish adults: Evidence from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Geriatr Gerontol Int, 14(2), 403-412. doi:10.1111/ggi.12115
  43. Riumallo-Herl, C. J., Kawachi, I., & Avendano, M. (2014). Social capital, mental health and biomarkers in Chile: assessing the effects of social capital in a middle-income country. Soc Sci Med, 105, 47-58. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.12.018S0277-9536(13)00710-7 [pii]
  44. Riumallo-Herl, C., Basu, S., Stuckler, D., Courtin, E., & Avendano, M. (2014). Job loss, wealth and depression during the Great Recession in the USA and Europe. Int J Epidemiol, 43(5), 1508-1517. doi:10.1093/ije/dyu048dyu048 [pii]
  45. Montez, J. K., Martikainen, P., Remes, H., & Avendano, M. (2014). Work-Family Context and the Longevity Disadvantage of US Women. Social Forces. doi:10.1093/sf/sou117
  46. Lopez-Arana, S., Avendano, M., van Lenthe, F. J., & Burdorf, A. (2014). Trends in overweight among women differ by occupational class: results from 33 low- and middle-income countries in the period 1992-2009. Int J Obes (Lond), 38(1), 97-105. doi:10.1038/ijo.2013.50ijo201350 [pii]
  47. Leist, A. K., Hessel, P., & Avendano, M. (2014). Do economic recessions during early and mid-adulthood influence cognitive function in older age? J Epidemiol Community Health, 68(2), 151-158. doi:10.1136/jech-2013-202843jech-2013-202843 [pii]
  48. Hessel, P., Vandoros, S., & Avendano, M. (2014). The differential impact of the financial crisis on health in Ireland and Greece: a quasi-experimental approach. Public Health, 128(10), 911-919. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2014.08.004S0033-3506(14)00196-6 [pii]
  49. Cylus, J., Glymour, M. M., & Avendano, M. (2014). Cylus et al. respond to “unrealized benefits?”. Am J Epidemiol, 180(1), 56-57. doi:10.1093/aje/kwu105kwu105 [pii]
  50. Cylus, J., Glymour, M. M., & Avendano, M. (2014). Do generous unemployment benefit programs reduce suicide rates? A state fixed-effect analysis covering 1968-2008. Am J Epidemiol, 180(1), 45-52. doi:10.1093/aje/kwu106kwu106 [pii]
  51. Avendano, M., & Kawachi, I. (2014). Why do Americans have shorter life expectancy and worse health than do people in other high-income countries? Annu Rev Public Health, 35, 307-325. doi:10.1146/annurev-publhealth-032013-182411
  52. Arroyave, I., Burdorf, A., Cardona, D., & Avendano, M. (2014). Socioeconomic inequalities in premature mortality in Colombia, 1998-2007: The double burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries. Prev Med, 64C, 41-47. doi:S0091-7435(14)00112-1 [pii]10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.03.018
  53. Vandoros, S., Hessel, P., Leone, T., & Avendano, M. (2013). Have health trends worsened in Greece as a result of the financial crisis? A quasi-experimental approach. Eur J Public Health, 23(5), 727-731. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckt020ckt020 [pii]
  54. Lopez-Arana, S., Burdorf, A., & Avendano, M. (2013). Trends in overweight by educational level in 33 low- and middle-income countries: the role of parity, age at first birth and breastfeeding. Obes Rev, 14(10), 806-817. doi:10.1111/obr.12051
  55. Leist, A. K., Glymour, M. M., Mackenbach, J. P., van Lenthe, F. J., & Avendano, M. (2013). Time away from work predicts later cognitive function: differences by activity during leave. Ann Epidemiol, 23(8), 455-462. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2013.05.014S1047-2797(13)00142-7 [pii]
  56. Hessel, P., & Avendano, M. (2013). Are economic recessions at the time of leaving school associated with worse physical functioning in later life? Ann Epidemiol, 23(11), 708-715. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2013.08.001S1047-2797(13)00322-0 [pii]
  57. Arroyave, I., Cardona, D., Burdorf, A., & Avendano, M. (2013). The Impact of Increasing Health Insurance Coverage on Disparities in Mortality: Health Care Reform in Colombia, 1998-2007. Am J Public Health, 103(3), e100-e106. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.301143
  58. White, K., Avendano, M., Capistrant, B. D., Robin Moon, J., Liu, S. Y., & Maria Glymour, M. (2012). Self-reported and measured hypertension among older US- and foreign-born adults. J Immigr Minor Health, 14(4), 721-726. doi:10.1007/s10903-011-9549-3
  59. Moon, J. R., Glymour, M. M., Subramanian, S. V., Avendano, M., & Kawachi, I. (2012). Transition to retirement and risk of cardiovascular disease: prospective analysis of the US health and retirement study. Soc Sci Med, 75(3), 526-530. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.04.004S0277-9536(12)00340-1 [pii]
  60. Moon, J. R., Capistrant, B. D., Kawachi, I., Avendano, M., Subramanian, S. V., Bates, L. M., & Glymour, M. M. (2012). Stroke incidence in older US Hispanics: is foreign birth protective? Stroke, 43(5), 1224-1229. doi:STROKEAHA.111.643700 [pii]10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.643700
  61. Kumar, S., Calvo, R., Avendano, M., Sivaramakrishnan, K., & Berkman, L. F. (2012). Social support, volunteering and health around the world: cross-national evidence from 139 countries. Soc Sci Med, 74(5), 696-706. doi:S0277-9536(12)00012-3 [pii]10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.11.017
  62. Kok, R., Avendano, M., Bago d’Uva, T., & Mackenbach, J. (2012). Can Reporting Heterogeneity Explain Differences in Depressive Symptoms Across Europe? Soc Indic Res, 105(2), 191-210. doi:10.1007/s11205-011-9877-79877 [pii]
  63. Avendano, M. (2012). Correlation or causation? Income inequality and infant mortality in fixed effects models in the period 1960-2008 in 34 OECD countries. Soc Sci Med, 75(4), 754-760. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.04.017S0277-9536(12)00371-1 [pii]
  64. van Lenthe, F. J., Avendano, M., van Beeck, E. F., & Mackenbach, J. P. (2011). Childhood and adulthood socioeconomic position and the hospital-based incidence of hip fractures after 13 years of follow-up: the role of health behaviours. J Epidemiol Community Health, 65(11), 980-985. doi:jech.2010.115782 [pii]10.1136/jech.2010.115782
  65. Soerjomataram, I., Barendregt, J. J., Gartner, C., Kunst, A., Moller, H., & Avendano, M. (2011). Reducing inequalities in lung cancer incidence through smoking policies. Lung Cancer, 73(3), 268-273. doi:S0169-5002(11)00045-6 [pii]10.1016/j.lungcan.2011.01.009
  66. Giskes, K., van Lenthe, F., Avendano-Pabon, M., & Brug, J. (2011). A systematic review of environmental factors and obesogenic dietary intakes among adults: are we getting closer to understanding obesogenic environments? Obes Rev, 12(5), e95-e106. doi:10.1111/j.1467-789X.2010.00769.xOBR769 [pii]
  67. Avendano, M., & Kawachi, I. (2011). Invited commentary: the search for explanations of the American health disadvantage relative to the English. Am J Epidemiol, 173(8), 866-869. doi:kwq484 [pii]10.1093/aje/kwq484
  68. Avendano, M., & Galama, T. J. (2011). Inequalities in mortality in the U.S. and Denmark: more alike than different. A commentary on Hoffmann. Soc Sci Med, 73(11), 1569-1572. doi:S0277-9536(11)00567-3 [pii]10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.09.011
  69. van den Berg, T., Schuring, M., Avendano, M., Mackenbach, J., & Burdorf, A. (2010). The impact of ill health on exit from paid employment in Europe among older workers. Occup Environ Med, 67(12), 845-852. doi:oem.2009.051730 [pii]10.1136/oem.2009.051730
  70. Subramanian, S. V., Huijts, T., & Avendano, M. (2010). Self-reported health assessments in the 2002 World Health Survey: how do they correlate with education? Bull World Health Organ, 88(2), 131-138. doi:10.2471/BLT.09.067058
  71. Mohd Hairi, F., Mackenbach, J. P., Andersen-Ranberg, K., & Avendano, M. (2010). Does socio-economic status predict grip strength in older Europeans? Results from the SHARE study in non-institutionalised men and women aged 50+. J Epidemiol Community Health, 64(9), 829-837. doi:jech.2009.088476 [pii]10.1136/jech.2009.088476
  72. Glymour, M. M., Maselko, J., Gilman, S. E., Patton, K. K., & Avendano, M. (2010). Depressive symptoms predict incident stroke independently of memory impairments. Neurology, 75(23), 2063-2070. doi:75/23/2063 [pii]10.1212/WNL.0b013e318200d70e
  73. Giskes, K., Avendano, M., Brug, J., & Kunst, A. E. (2010). A systematic review of studies on socioeconomic inequalities in dietary intakes associated with weight gain and overweight/obesity conducted among European adults. Obes Rev, 11(6), 413-429. doi:10.1111/j.1467-789X.2009.00658.xOBR658 [pii]
  74. Maselko, J., Bates, L. M., Avendano, M., & Glymour, M. M. (2009). The intersection of sex, marital status, and cardiovascular risk factors in shaping stroke incidence: results from the health and retirement study. J Am Geriatr Soc, 57(12), 2293-2299. doi:JGS2555 [pii]10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02555.x
  75. Glymour, M. M., & Avendano, M. (2009). Can self-reported strokes be used to study stroke incidence and risk factors?: evidence from the health and retirement study. Stroke, 40(3), 873-879.
  76. Eikemo, T. A., Skalicka, V., & Avendano, M. (2009). Variations in relative health inequalities: are they a mathematical artefact? Int J Equity Health, 8, 32. doi:1475-9276-8-32 [pii]10.1186/1475-9276-8-32
  77. DeFries, T., Avendano, M., & Glymour, M. M. (2009). Level and change in cognitive test scores predict risk of first stroke. J Am Geriatr Soc, 57(3), 499-505. doi:JGS2132 [pii]10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02132.x
  78. Avendano, M., Jürges, H., & Mackenbach, J. P. (2009). Educational level and changes in health across Europe: Longitudinal results from SHARE. Journal of European Social Policy, 19(4), 301-316.
  79. Avendano, M., Huijts, T., & Subramanian, S. V. (2009). Re: “Are Americans feeling less healthy? The puzzle of trends in self-rated health”. Am J Epidemiol, 170(12), 1581-1582; author reply 1582-1583. doi:kwp367 [pii]10.1093/aje/kwp367
  80. Avendano, M., Glymour, M. M., Banks, J., & Mackenbach, J. P. (2009). Health disadvantage in US adults aged 50 to 74 years: a comparison of the health of rich and poor Americans with that of Europeans. Am J Public Health, 99(3), 540-548.
  81. Jurges, H., Avendano, M., & Mackenbach, J. P. (2008). Are different measures of self-rated health comparable? An assessment in five European countries. Eur J Epidemiol, 23(12), 773-781. doi:10.1007/s10654-008-9287-6
  82. Huisman, M., Van Lenthe, F., Avendano, M., & Mackenbach, J. (2008). The contribution of job characteristics to socioeconomic inequalities in incidence of myocardial infarction. Soc Sci Med, 66(11), 2240-2252. doi:S0277-9536(08)00075-0 [pii]10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.01.049
  83. Glymour, M. M., Defries, T. B., Kawachi, I., & Avendano, M. (2008). Spousal smoking and incidence of first stroke the health and retirement study. Am J Prev Med, 35(3), 245-248.
  84. Glymour, M. M., Avendano, M., Haas, S., & Berkman, L. F. (2008). Lifecourse social conditions and racial disparities in incidence of first stroke. Ann Epidemiol, 18(12), 904-912. doi:S1047-2797(08)00298-6 [pii]10.1016/j.annepidem.2008.09.010
  85. de Kok, I. M., van Lenthe, F. J., Avendano, M., Louwman, M., Coebergh, J. W., & Mackenbach, J. P. (2008). Childhood social class and cancer incidence: Results of the globe study. Soc Sci Med, 66(5), 1131-1139.
  86. Avendano, M., & Van Soest, A. (2008). Measuring pain: issues of interpretation. The Lancet, 372(9637), 443.
  87. Avendano, M., & Soerjomataram, I. (2008). Monitoring trends in acute coronary syndromes: can we use hospital admission registries? Heart, 94(12), 1524-1525. doi:hrt.2008.148338 [pii]10.1136/hrt.2008.148338
  88. Avendano, M., & Glymour, M. M. (2008). Stroke disparities in older Americans: is wealth a more powerful indicator of risk than income and education? Stroke, 39(5), 1533-1540.
  89. Avendano, M., & Glymour, M. (2008). Obesity doesn’t explain U.S.-Europe disparities. Health Aff (Millwood), 27(1), 298.
  90. Glymour, M. M., Avendano, M., & Berkman, L. F. (2007). Is the ‘stroke belt’ worn from childhood?: risk of first stroke and state of residence in childhood and adulthood. Stroke, 38(9), 2415-2421.
  91. Avendano, M., & Mackenbach, J. P. (2006). Blood glucose levels: facing a global crisis. Lancet, 368(9548), 1631-1632.
  92. Avendano, M., Kunst, A. E., Huisman, M., Lenthe, F. V., Bopp, M., Regidor, E., . . . Mackenbach, J. P. (2006). Socioeconomic status and ischaemic heart disease mortality in 10 western European populations during the 1990s. Heart, 92(4), 461-467.
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