International publications

  1. Zimmerman A, Lund C, Araya R, Hessel P, Sanchez J, Garman E, et al. The relationship between multidimensional poverty, income poverty and youth depressive symptoms: cross-sectional evidence from Mexico, South Africa and Colombia. BMJ Glob Health. 2022;7(1).
  2. Wang Y, Yang, W, Avendano, M. Impact of informal care receipt on health care utilisation among older people: Evidence from the Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey in China. Social Science & Medicine. 2022;In press.
  3. Hadfield-Spoor M, Avendano M, Loopstra R. Food insecurity among disabled adults. Eur J Public Health. 2022.
  4. Garman EC, Eyal K, Avendano M, Evans-Lacko S, Lund C. Cash transfers and the mental health of young people: Evidence from South Africa’s child support grant. Soc Sci Med. 2022;292:114631.
  5. Zimmerman A, Garman E, Avendano-Pabon M, Araya R, Evans-Lacko S, McDaid D, et al. The impact of cash transfers on mental health in children and young people in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Glob Health. 2021;6(4).
  6. Ziebold C, Silvestre Paula C, Santos I, Barros F, Munhoz T, Lund C, et al. Conditional cash transfers and adolescent mental health in Brazil: Evidence from the 2004 Pelotas Birth Cohort. Journal of Global Health. 2021;11.
  7. Wang Y, Yang W, Avendano M. Income-Related Inequalities in Informal Care: Evidence From the Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey in China. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2021;76(8):1691-6.
  8. Sund ER, van Lenthe FJ, Avendano M, Raina P, Krokstad S. Does urbanicity modify the relationship between a polygenic risk score for depression and mental health symptoms? Cross-sectional evidence from the observational HUNT Study in Norway. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2021;75(5):420-5.
  9. Noordzij JM, Beenackers MA, Oude Groeniger J, Timmermans E, Chaix B, Doiron D, et al. Green spaces, subjective health and depressed affect in middle-aged and older adults: a cross-country comparison of four European cohorts. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2021;75(5):470-6.
  10. Li L, Carrino L, Reinhard E, Timmermans E, Huisman M, Claassens J, et al. Aircraft noise control policy and mental health: a natural experiment based on the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA). J Epidemiol Community Health. 2021;75(5):458-63.
  11. Jensen N, Kelly AH, Avendano M. Health equity and health system strengthening – Time for a WHO re-think. Glob Public Health. 2021:1-14.
  12. Bauer A, Garman E, McDaid D, Avendano M, Hessel P, Diaz Y, et al. Integrating youth mental health into cash transfer programmes in response to the COVID-19 crisis in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet Psychiatry. 2021;8(4):340-6.
  13. Vineis P, Avendano-Pabon M, Barros H, Bartley M, Carmeli C, Carra L, et al. Special Report: The Biology of Inequalities in Health: The Lifepath Consortium. Front Public Health. 2020;8:118.
  14. Timmermans EJ, Reinhard E, Ruijsbroek A, Huisman M, Avendano M. Regeneration of deprived neighbourhoods and indicators of functioning in older adults: A quasi-experimental evaluation of the Dutch District Approach. Health Place. 2020;64:102359.
  15. Schuring M, Robroek SJW, Carrino L, O’Prinsen AC, Oude Hengel KM, Avendano M, et al. Does reduced employment protection increase the employment disadvantage of workers with low education and poorer health? J Epidemiol Community Health. 2020;74(10):851-7.
  16. Carrino L, Glaser K, Avendano M. Later retirement, job strain, and health: Evidence from the new State Pension age in the United Kingdom. Health Economics. 2020;29(8):891-912.
  17. Avendano M, de Coulon A, Nafilyan V. Does longer compulsory schooling affect mental health? Evidence from a British reform. Journal of Public Economics. 2020;183:104137.
  18. Vandoros S, Avendano M, Kawachi I. The association between economic uncertainty and suicide in the short-run. Soc Sci Med. 2019;220:403-10.
  19. Vandoros S, Avendano M, Kawachi I. The EU referendum and mental health in the short term: a natural experiment using antidepressant prescriptions in England. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2019;73(2):168-75.
  20. Reinhard E, Carrino L, Courtin E, van Lenthe FJ, Avendano M. Public Transportation Use and Cognitive Function in Older Age: A Quasiexperimental Evaluation of the Free Bus Pass Policy in the United Kingdom. Am J Epidemiol. 2019;188(10):1774-83.
  21. Okamoto S, Avendano M, Kawachi I. Intergenerational income mobility and health in Japan: A quasi-experimental approach. Soc Sci Med. 2019;230:37-48.
  22. McCrory C, Leahy S, Ribeiro AI, Fraga S, Barros H, Avendano M, et al. Maternal educational inequalities in measured body mass index trajectories in three European countries. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2019;33(3):226-37.
  23. Courtin E, Nafilyan V, Glymour M, Goldberg M, Berr C, Berkman LF, et al. Long-term effects of compulsory schooling on physical, mental and cognitive ageing: a natural experiment. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2019;73(4):370-6.
  24. Courtin E, Nafilyan V, Avendano M, Meneton P, Berkman LF, Goldberg M, et al. Longer schooling but not better off? A quasi-experimental study of the effect of compulsory schooling on biomarkers in France. Soc Sci Med. 2019;220:379-86.
  25. Colozza D, Avendano M. Urbanisation, dietary change and traditional food practices in Indonesia: A longitudinal analysis. Soc Sci Med. 2019;233:103-12.
  26. Baker P, Hone T, Reeves A, Avendano M, Millett C. Does government expenditure reduce inequalities in infant mortality rates in low- and middle-income countries?: A time-series, ecological analysis of 48 countries from 1993 to 2013. Health Econ Policy Law. 2019;14(2):249-73.
  27. Avendano M, Cylus J. Working at Older Ages: Why it’s important, how it affects health, and the policy options to support health capacity for work. In: Sagan A, Normand C, Figueras J, North J, White C, editors. European Observatory Policy Briefs. Copenhagen (Denmark)2019.
  28. Adjaye-Gbewonyo K, Vollmer S, Avendano M, Harttgen K. Agricultural trade policies and child nutrition in low- and middle-income countries: a cross-national analysis. Global Health. 2019;15(1):21.
  29. Vandoros S, Avendano M, Kawachi I. The short-term impact of economic uncertainty on motor vehicle collisions. Prev Med. 2018;111:87-93.
  30. Stringhini S, Carmeli C, Jokela M, Avendano M, McCrory C, d’Errico A, et al. Socioeconomic status, non-communicable disease risk factors, and walking speed in older adults: multi-cohort population based study. BMJ. 2018;360:k1046.
  31. Reynolds MM, Avendano M. Social Policy Expenditures and Life Expectancy in High-Income Countries. Am J Prev Med. 2018;54(1):72-9.
  32. Reinhard E, Layte R, McCrory C, Panico L, Avendano M. The Great Recession and the Health of Young Children: A Fixed-Effects Analysis in Ireland. Am J Epidemiol. 2018;187(7):1438-48.
  33. Reinhard E, Courtin E, van Lenthe FJ, Avendano M. 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. 2018.
  34. Moustgaard H, Avendano M, Martikainen P. Parental Unemployment and Offspring Psychotropic Medication Purchases: A Longitudinal Fixed-Effects Analysis of 138,644 Adolescents. Am J Epidemiol. 2018;187(9):1880-8.
  35. Isong IA, Rao SR, Bind MA, Avendano M, Kawachi I, Richmond TK. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Early Childhood Obesity. Pediatrics. 2018;141(1).
  36. Idrobo F, Hessel P, Harker A, Evans-Lacko S, Avendano M. Mental health of victims and ex-FARC members: a challenge for the peace process in Colombia. Lancet Psychiatry. 2018;5(6):467-8.
  37. Hessel P, Riumallo-Herl CJ, Leist AK, Berkman LF, Avendano M. Economic Downturns, Retirement and Long-Term Cognitive Function Among Older Americans. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2018;73(4):744-54.
  38. Hessel P, Avendano M, Rodríguez-Castelán C, Pfutze T. Social Pension Income Associated With Small Improvements In Self-Reported Health Of Poor Older Men In Colombia. Health Affairs. 2018;March(3):456-63.
  39. Ehntholt A, Avendano M, Pabayo R, Berkman LF, Kawachi I. School racial composition and lifetime non-medical use of prescription painkillers: Evidence from the national longitudinal study of adolescent to adult health. Health & Place. 2018;53:103-9.
  40. Courtin E, Muennig P, Verma N, Riccio JA, Lagarde M, Vineis P, et al. Conditional Cash Transfers And Health Of Low-Income Families In The US: Evaluating The Family Rewards Experiment. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37(3):438-46.
  41. Courtin E, Dowd JB, Avendano M. The Mental Health Benefits of Acquiring a Home in Older Age: A Fixed-Effects Analysis of Older US Adults. Am J Epidemiol. 2018;187(3):465-73.
  42. Beenackers MA, Doiron D, Fortier I, Noordzij JM, Reinhard E, Courtin E, et al. MINDMAP: establishing an integrated database infrastructure for research in ageing, mental well-being, and the urban environment. BMC Public Health. 2018;18(1):158.
  43. Adjaye-Gbewonyo K, Kawachi I, Subramanian SV, Avendano M. Income inequality and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a highly unequal country: a fixed-effects analysis from South Africa. Int J Equity Health. 2018;17(1):31.
  44. Stringhini S, Carmeli C, Jokela M, Avendano M, Muennig P, Guida F, et al. 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. 2017;388.
  45. Isong IA, Richmond T, Avendano M, Kawachi I. Racial/Ethnic Disparities: a Longitudinal Study of Growth Trajectories Among US Kindergarten Children. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2017.
  46. Houweling TA, Arroyave I, Burdorf A, Avendano M. Health insurance coverage, neonatal mortality and caesarean section deliveries: an analysis of vital registration data in Colombia. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017;71(5):505-12.
  47. Cylus J, Avendano M. Receiving Unemployment Benefits May Have Positive Effects On The Health Of The Unemployed. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017;36(2).
  48. Avendano M, Panico L. Do flexible work policies improve parent’s health? A natural experiment based on the UK Millennium Cohort Study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2017.
  49. Avendano M, Moustgaard H, Martikainen P. Are some populations resilient to recessions? Economic fluctuations and mortality during a period of economic decline and recovery in Finland. Eur J Epidemiol. 2017;32(1):77-85.
  50. Adjaye-Gbewonyo K, Kawachi I, Subramanian SV, Avendano M. High social trust associated with increased depressive symptoms in a longitudinal South African sample. Soc Sci Med. 2017;197:127-35.
  51. van Hedel K, Mejia-Guevara I, Avendano M, Sabbath EL, Berkman LF, Mackenbach JP, et al. Work-Family Trajectories and the Higher Cardiovascular Risk of American Women Relative to Women in 13 European Countries. Am J Public Health. 2016;106(8):1449-56.
  52. Lopez-Arana S, Avendano M, van Lenthe FJ, Burdorf A. The impact of a conditional cash transfer programme on determinants of child health: evidence from Colombia. Public Health Nutr. 2016;19(14):2629-42.
  53. Lopez-Arana S, Avendano M, Forde I, van Lenthe FJ, Burdorf A. Conditional cash transfers and the double burden of malnutrition among children in Colombia: a quasi-experimental study. Br J Nutr. 2016;115(10):1780-9.
  54. Isong IA, Richmond T, Kawachi I, Avendano M. Childcare Attendance and Obesity Risk. Pediatrics. 2016;138(5).
  55. Hurtado DA, Hessel P, Avendano M. The hidden costs of informal work: lack of social protection and subjective well-being in Colombia. Int J Public Health. 2016.
  56. Hessel P, Avendano M. Economic downturns during the life-course and late-life health: an analysis of 11 European countries. Eur J Public Health. 2016;26(5):766-71.
  57. Courtin E, Avendano M. Under one roof: The effect of co-residing with adult children on depression in later life. Soc Sci Med. 2016;168:140-9.
  58. Adjaye-Gbewonyo K, Avendano M, Subramanian SV, Kawachi I. Income inequality and depressive symptoms in South Africa: A longitudinal analysis of the National Income Dynamics Study. Health Place. 2016;42:37-46.
  59. Van Hedel K, Van Lenthe FJ, Avendano M, Bopp M, Esnaola S, Kovacs K, et al. Marital status, labour force activity and mortality: a study in the USA and six European countries. Scand J Public Health. 2015;43(5):469-80.
  60. van Hedel K, Avendano M, Berkman LF, Bopp M, Deboosere P, Lundberg O, et al. The contribution of national disparities to international differences in mortality between the United States and 7 European countries. Am J Public Health. 2015;105(4):e112-9.
  61. Orsini C, Avendano M. Macro-economic conditions and infant health: a changing relationship for black and white infants in the United States. PLoS One. 2015;10(5):e0123501.
  62. Noelke C, Avendano M. Who Suffers During Recessions? Economic Downturns, Job Loss, and Cardiovascular Disease in Older Americans. Am J Epidemiol. 2015;182(10):873-82.
  63. Montez JK, Martikainen P, Remes H, Avendano M. Work-Family Context and the Longevity Disadvantage of US Women. Soc Forces. 2015;93(4):1567-97.
  64. de Vries E, Arroyave I, Pardo C, Wiesner C, Murillo R, Forman D, et al. Trends in inequalities in premature cancer mortality by educational level in Colombia, 1998-2007. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2015;69(5):408-15.
  65. Cylus J, Glymour MM, Avendano M. Health effects of unemployment benefit program generosity. Am J Public Health. 2015;105(2):317-23.
  66. Croezen S, Avendano M, Burdorf A, van Lenthe FJ. Social participation and depression in old age: a fixed-effects analysis in 10 European countries. Am J Epidemiol. 2015;182(2):168-76.
  67. Berkman LF, Zheng Y, Glymour MM, Avendano M, Borsch-Supan A, Sabbath EL. Mothering alone: cross-national comparisons of later-life disability and health among women who were single mothers. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2015;69(9):865-72.
  68. Berkman LF, Boersch-Supan A, Avendano M. Labor-Force Participation, Policies & Practices in an Aging America: Adaptation Essential for a Healthy & Resilient Population. Daedalus. 2015;144(2):41-54.
  69. Avendano M, Hessel P. The income inequality hypothesis rejected? Eur J Epidemiol. 2015;30(8):595-8.
  70. Avendano M, Berkman LF, Brugiavini A, Pasini G. The long-run effect of maternity leave benefits on mental health: Evidence from European countries. Soc Sci Med. 2015;132:45-53.
  71. Arroyave I, Hessel P, Burdorf A, Rodriguez-Garcia J, Cardona D, Avendano M. 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. 2015;14:48.
  72. Walter S, Glymour M, Avendano M. The health effects of US unemployment insurance policy: does income from unemployment benefits prevent cardiovascular disease? PLoS One. 2014;9(7):e101193.
  73. Rodriguez Lopez S, Montero P, Carmenate M, Avendano M. Functional decline over 2 years in older Spanish adults: Evidence from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2014;14(2):403-12.
  74. Riumallo-Herl CJ, Kawachi I, Avendano M. Social capital, mental health and biomarkers in Chile: assessing the effects of social capital in a middle-income country. Soc Sci Med. 2014;105:47-58.
  75. Riumallo-Herl C, Basu S, Stuckler D, Courtin E, Avendano M. Job loss, wealth and depression during the Great Recession in the USA and Europe. Int J Epidemiol. 2014;43(5):1508-17.
  76. Lopez-Arana S, Avendano M, van Lenthe FJ, Burdorf A. 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). 2014;38(1):97-105.
  77. Leist AK, Hessel P, Avendano M. Do economic recessions during early and mid-adulthood influence cognitive function in older age? J Epidemiol Community Health. 2014;68(2):151-8.
  78. Hessel P, Vandoros S, Avendano M. The differential impact of the financial crisis on health in Ireland and Greece: a quasi-experimental approach. Public Health. 2014;128(10):911-9.
  79. Cylus J, Glymour MM, Avendano M. Cylus et al. respond to « unrealized benefits? ». Am J Epidemiol. 2014;180(1):56-7.
  80. Cylus J, Glymour MM, Avendano M. Do generous unemployment benefit programs reduce suicide rates? A state fixed-effect analysis covering 1968-2008. Am J Epidemiol. 2014;180(1):45-52.
  81. Avendano M, Kawachi I. Why do Americans have shorter life expectancy and worse health than do people in other high-income countries? Annu Rev Public Health. 2014;35:307-25.
  82. Arroyave I, Burdorf A, Cardona D, Avendano M. Socioeconomic inequalities in premature mortality in Colombia, 1998-2007: The double burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries. Prev Med. 2014;64C:41-7.
  83. Vandoros S, Hessel P, Leone T, Avendano M. Have health trends worsened in Greece as a result of the financial crisis? A quasi-experimental approach. Eur J Public Health. 2013;23(5):727-31.
  84. Lopez-Arana S, Burdorf A, Avendano M. 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. 2013;14(10):806-17.
  85. Leist AK, Glymour MM, Mackenbach JP, van Lenthe FJ, Avendano M. Time away from work predicts later cognitive function: differences by activity during leave. Ann Epidemiol. 2013;23(8):455-62.
  86. Hessel P, Avendano M. Are economic recessions at the time of leaving school associated with worse physical functioning in later life? Ann Epidemiol. 2013;23(11):708-15.
  87. Arroyave I, Cardona D, Burdorf A, Avendano M. The Impact of Increasing Health Insurance Coverage on Disparities in Mortality: Health Care Reform in Colombia, 1998-2007. Am J Public Health. 2013;103(3):e100-e6.
  88. White K, Avendano M, Capistrant BD, Robin Moon J, Liu SY, Maria Glymour M. Self-reported and measured hypertension among older US- and foreign-born adults. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012;14(4):721-6.
  89. Moon JR, Glymour MM, Subramanian SV, Avendano M, Kawachi I. Transition to retirement and risk of cardiovascular disease: prospective analysis of the US health and retirement study. Soc Sci Med. 2012;75(3):526-30.
  90. Moon JR, Capistrant BD, Kawachi I, Avendano M, Subramanian SV, Bates LM, et al. Stroke incidence in older US Hispanics: is foreign birth protective? Stroke. 2012;43(5):1224-9.
  91. Kumar S, Calvo R, Avendano M, Sivaramakrishnan K, Berkman LF. Social support, volunteering and health around the world: cross-national evidence from 139 countries. Soc Sci Med. 2012;74(5):696-706.
  92. Kok R, Avendano M, Bago d’Uva T, Mackenbach J. Can Reporting Heterogeneity Explain Differences in Depressive Symptoms Across Europe? Soc Indic Res. 2012;105(2):191-210.
  93. Avendano M. Correlation or causation? Income inequality and infant mortality in fixed effects models in the period 1960-2008 in 34 OECD countries. Soc Sci Med. 2012;75(4):754-60.
  94. van Lenthe FJ, Avendano M, van Beeck EF, Mackenbach JP. 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. 2011;65(11):980-5.
  95. Soerjomataram I, Barendregt JJ, Gartner C, Kunst A, Moller H, Avendano M. Reducing inequalities in lung cancer incidence through smoking policies. Lung Cancer. 2011;73(3):268-73.
  96. Giskes K, van Lenthe F, Avendano-Pabon M, Brug J. A systematic review of environmental factors and obesogenic dietary intakes among adults: are we getting closer to understanding obesogenic environments? Obes Rev. 2011;12(5):e95-e106.
  97. Avendano M, Kawachi I. Invited commentary: the search for explanations of the American health disadvantage relative to the English. Am J Epidemiol. 2011;173(8):866-9.
  98. Avendano M, Galama TJ. Inequalities in mortality in the U.S. and Denmark: more alike than different. A commentary on Hoffmann. Soc Sci Med. 2011;73(11):1569-72.
  99. van den Berg T, Schuring M, Avendano M, Mackenbach J, Burdorf A. The impact of ill health on exit from paid employment in Europe among older workers. Occup Environ Med. 2010;67(12):845-52.
  100. Subramanian SV, Huijts T, Avendano M. Self-reported health assessments in the 2002 World Health Survey: how do they correlate with education? Bull World Health Organ. 2010;88(2):131-8.
  101. Mohd Hairi F, Mackenbach JP, Andersen-Ranberg K, Avendano M. 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. 2010;64(9):829-37.
  102. Glymour MM, Maselko J, Gilman SE, Patton KK, Avendano M. Depressive symptoms predict incident stroke independently of memory impairments. Neurology. 2010;75(23):2063-70.
  103. Giskes K, Avendano M, Brug J, Kunst AE. A systematic review of studies on socioeconomic inequalities in dietary intakes associated with weight gain and overweight/obesity conducted among European adults. Obes Rev. 2010;11(6):413-29.
  104. Maselko J, Bates LM, Avendano M, Glymour MM. 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. 2009;57(12):2293-9.
  105. Glymour MM, Avendano M. Can self-reported strokes be used to study stroke incidence and risk factors?: evidence from the health and retirement study. Stroke. 2009;40(3):873-9.
  106. Eikemo TA, Skalicka V, Avendano M. Variations in relative health inequalities: are they a mathematical artefact? Int J Equity Health. 2009;8:32.
  107. DeFries T, Avendano M, Glymour MM. Level and change in cognitive test scores predict risk of first stroke. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(3):499-505.
  108. Avendano M, Jürges H, Mackenbach JP. Educational level and changes in health across Europe: Longitudinal results from SHARE. Journal of European Social Policy. 2009;19(4):301-16.
  109. Avendano M, Huijts T, Subramanian SV. Re: « Are Americans feeling less healthy? The puzzle of trends in self-rated health ». Am J Epidemiol. 2009;170(12):1581-2; author reply 2-3.
  110. Avendano M, Glymour MM, Banks J, Mackenbach JP. 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. 2009;99(3):540-8.
  111. Jurges H, Avendano M, Mackenbach JP. Are different measures of self-rated health comparable? An assessment in five European countries. Eur J Epidemiol. 2008;23(12):773-81.
  112. Huisman M, Van Lenthe F, Avendano M, Mackenbach J. The contribution of job characteristics to socioeconomic inequalities in incidence of myocardial infarction. Soc Sci Med. 2008;66(11):2240-52.
  113. Glymour MM, Defries TB, Kawachi I, Avendano M. Spousal smoking and incidence of first stroke the health and retirement study. Am J Prev Med. 2008;35(3):245-8.
  114. Glymour MM, Avendano M, Haas S, Berkman LF. Lifecourse social conditions and racial disparities in incidence of first stroke. Ann Epidemiol. 2008;18(12):904-12.
  115. de Kok IM, van Lenthe FJ, Avendano M, Louwman M, Coebergh JW, Mackenbach JP. Childhood social class and cancer incidence: Results of the globe study. Soc Sci Med. 2008;66(5):1131-9.
  116. Avendano M, Van Soest A. Measuring pain: issues of interpretation. The Lancet. 2008;372(9637):443.
  117. Avendano M, Soerjomataram I. Monitoring trends in acute coronary syndromes: can we use hospital admission registries? Heart. 2008;94(12):1524-5.
  118. Avendano M, Glymour MM. Stroke disparities in older Americans: is wealth a more powerful indicator of risk than income and education? Stroke. 2008;39(5):1533-40.
  119. Avendano M, Glymour M. Obesity doesn’t explain U.S.-Europe disparities. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008;27(1):298.
  120. Glymour MM, Avendano M, Berkman LF. Is the ‘stroke belt’ worn from childhood?: risk of first stroke and state of residence in childhood and adulthood. Stroke. 2007;38(9):2415-21.
  121. Avendano M, Mackenbach JP. Blood glucose levels: facing a global crisis. Lancet. 2006;368(9548):1631-2.
  122. Avendano M, Kunst AE, Huisman M, Lenthe FV, Bopp M, Regidor E, et al. Socioeconomic status and ischaemic heart disease mortality in 10 western European populations during the 1990s. Heart. 2006;92(4):461-7.
  123. Avendano M, Kawachi I, Van Lenthe F, Boshuizen HC, Mackenbach JP, Van den Bos GA, et al. Socioeconomic status and stroke incidence in the US elderly: the role of risk factors in the EPESE study. Stroke. 2006;37(6):1368-73.
  124. Avendano M, Boshuizen HC, Schellevis FG, Mackenbach JP, Van Lenthe FJ, Van den Bos GA. Disparities in stroke preventive care in general practice did not explain socioeconomic disparities in stroke. J Clin Epidemiol. 2006;59(12):1285-94.
  125. Avendano M. Smoking and inequalities. Lancet. 2006;368(9545):1417-8.
  126. Avendano M, Kunst AE, van Lenthe F, Bos V, Costa G, Valkonen T, et al. Trends in socioeconomic disparities in stroke mortality in six european countries between 1981-1985 and 1991-1995. Am J Epidemiol. 2005;161(1):52-61.
  127. Avendano M, Kunst AE, Huisman M, van Lenthe F, Bopp M, Borrell C, et al. Educational level and stroke mortality: a comparison of 10 European populations during the 1990s. Stroke. 2004;35(2):432-7.

Book chapters

  1. Avendano M, Berkman LF. Labor markets, employment policies, and health. In: Berkman LF, Kawachi I, Glymour M, editors. Social Epidemiology. New York: Oxford University Press; 2014. p. 182-233.
  2. Glymour M, Avendano M, Kawachi I. Socioeconomic Status and Health. In: Berkman LF, Kawachi I, Glymour M, editors. Social Epidemiology, 2nd Edition. New York: Oxford University Press; 2014. p. 17-62.
  3. Croezen S, Avendano M, Burdorf A, J van Lenthe F. (2013) Does social participation decrease depressive symptoms in old age? In: Börsch-Supan A, Brandt M, Litwin H, Weber G, eds. Active ageing and solidarity between generations in Europe. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG.
  4. Avendano, M., Kok, R., Glymour, M., Berkman, L., Kawachi, I., Kunst, A., et al. (2010) Do Americans Have Higher Mortality Than Europeans Because They Have Higher Excess Mortality at Lower Socioeconomic Levels?: A Comparison of Mortality by Education in the United States and 14 European countries. In E. Crimmins, S. Preston & B. Cohen (Eds.), International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages: Dimensions and Sources. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press.
  5. Avendano, M., & Mackenbach, J. (2010) Life-course health and labour market exit in 13 European countries: Results from SHARELIFE. In A. Börsch-Supan, M. Brandt, K. Hank & M. Schröder (Eds.), The Individual and the Welfare State: Life Histories in Europe. Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer.
  6. Avendano M, Scherpenzeel A, Mackenbach J. (2010) Can biomarkers be collected in an Internet survey? A Pilot Study in the LISS Panel. In: Das M, Ester P, Kaczmirek L, eds. Social and Behavioral Research and the Internet: Advances in Applied Methods and Research Strategies. New York: Routledge Academic.
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