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Your Environment. Your Health.

Recent Publications

Social & Environmental Determinants of Health Equity Group

Sleep Health

  • Jackson CL, Gaston SA, Liu R, Mukamal K, Rimm EB. The Relationship between Alcohol Drinking Patterns and Sleep Duration among Black and White Men and Women in the United States. International Journal of the Environment and Public Health. (in press)
  • Johnson DA, Thorpe RJ, Jackson WB, McGrath J, Jackson CL. Racial Disparities in Short Sleep Duration with Different Environmental Housing Types in the United States. International Journal of the Environment and Public Health. (in press) 
  • Jackson CL. Determinants of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Disordered Sleep and Obesity. Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation. 2017 Oct; 3(5): 401-415. [Abstract] 
  • Baumert BO, Carnes MU, Jackson CL, Sandler D, London SJ. Pesticide Exposure and Sleep Apnea in the Agricultural Lung Health Study. Sleep Health. (in press) 
  • Jackson CL, Patel S, Jackson B, Lutsey P, Redline S (2017, September) Agreement Between Self-Reported and Objectively-Measured Sleep Duration among White, Black, Hispanic, and Chinese Adults in the United States. SLEEP. (in press) 
  • Jackson CL. Book Review for Wild Night: How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World. Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation. 3 (2017) 75-76. [PMID: TBD] 
  • Li Y, Gao X, Winkelman JW, Cespedes E, Jackson CL, Walters AS, Schernhammer E, Redline S, Hu FB. Association between sleeping difficulty and type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetologia. (in press) 
  • Alcántara C, Biggs ML, Davidson KW, Delaney J, Jackson CL, Zee PC, Shea S, Redline S. Sleep Disturbances and Depression in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. SLEEP (in press) 
  • Chen X, Wang R, Lutsey PL, Zee PC, Javaheri S, Alcantara C, Jackson CL, Szklo M, Punjabi N, Redline S, MA Williams. 2016. Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Associations between Obesity Measures and Severity of Sleep-Disordered Breathing: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Sleep Med 26:46-53. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Emmons K, Redline S. 2015. Sleep as a Potential Fundamental Contributor to Cardiovascular Health Disparities. Annu Rev Public Health 18(36):417-440. [Abstract] 
  • Kajeepeta S, Gelaye B, Jackson CL, Williams, MA. 2015. Adverse Childhood Experiences Are Associated with Adult Sleep Disorders: A Systematic Review. Sleep Med 16(3):320-330. [Abstract] 
  • Cohen J, Jackson CL, Li T, Qureshi AA. 2015. Sleep Disordered Breathing and the Risk of Psoriasis Among U.S. Women. Arch Dermatol Res 307(5):433-438. [Abstract] 
  • Chen X, Wang R, Zee P, Lutsey P, Javaheri S, Alcantara C, Jackson CL, Williams MA, Redline S. 2014. Racial/ethnic Differences in Sleep Disordered Breathing in Normal Weight, Overweight, and Obesity Adults. Sleep Nov 20; 459-14. 
  • Jackson CL, Hu F, Redline S, Williams DR, Mattei J, Kawachi I. 2014. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Short Sleep Duration by Occupation: The Contribution of Immigrant Status. Soc Sci Med 118:71-79. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Kawachi I, Redline S, Juon, H, Hu FB. 2014. Asian-White Differences in Short Sleep Duration by Industry of Employment and Occupation in the U.S. BMC Public Health 14:552. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Redline S, Kawachi I, Williams, MA, Hu FB. 2013. Racial Disparities in Short Sleep Duration by Occupation and Industry. Am J Epidemiol 178(9):1442-1451. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Redline S, Kawachi I, Hu FB. 2013. Association between Sleep Duration and Diabetes in Black and White Adults. Diabetes Care 36(11): 3557-3565. [Abstract] 


  • Jackson CL, Hu FB, Kawachi I, Williams DR, Mukamal KJ, Rimm EB. 2015. Black-White Differences in the Relationship between Alcohol Drinking Patterns and Mortality among U.S. Men and Women. Am J Public Health 105 Suppl 3:S534-543. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Hu FB. Nut consumption, body weight, and obesity. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jun 4; 100(Supplement 1):408S-411S. [Abstract] 


  • The Global BMI Mortality Collaboration (Jackson CL)*. Body-mass index and all-cause mortality: Individual-participant-data meta-analysis of 239 prospective studies in four continents. *Co-first author. The Lancet. (in press) 
  • Jackson CL, Wee CC, Hurtado DA, Kawachi I. Obesity Trends by Industry of Employment in the United States, 2004 to 2011. BMC Obesity (in press) 
  • Jackson CL, Stampfer MJ. 2014. Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight is Paramount. Comment on “Myocardial Infarction and Ischemic Heart Disease in Overweight and Obesity With and Without the Metabolic Syndrome.” JAMA Intern Med 174(1):23-24. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Wang NY, Yeh HC, Szklo M, Dray-Spira R, Brancati FL. 2014. Body Mass Index and Mortality Risk in U.S. Blacks Compared to Whites. Obesity (Silver Spring) 22(3):842-851. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Szklo M, Yeh HC, Wang NY, Dray-Spira R, Thorpe R, Brancati FL. 2013. Black-White Disparities in Overweight and Obesity Trends by Educational Attainment in the United States, 1997-2008. J Obes; doi: 10.1155/2013/140743 [Online 10 April 2013]. [Abstract] 


  • McWhorter K, Bowers K, Dolan L, Deka R, Jackson CL, Khoury JC. The Impact of Gestational Weight Gain and Prepregnancy Body Mass Index on the Prevalence of Large-for-Gestational Age Infants in Two Cohorts of Women with Type 1 Insulin-Dependent Diabetes: A Cross-Sectional Population Study. BMJ Open. (in press) 
  • Shan Z, Ma H, Xie M, Yan P, Guo Y, Bao W, Rong Y, Jackson CL, Hu F, Liu L. Sleep Duration and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: a Meta-analysis of Prospective Studies. Diabetes Care. 2015 Mar; 38(3):529-537. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Yeh HC, Szklo M, Hu FB, Wang NY, Dray-Spira R, Brancati FL. 2014. Body-Mass Index and All-Cause Mortality in U.S. Adults With and Without Diabetes. J Gen Intern Med 29(1):25-33. [Abstract] 
  • Tobias DK*, Pan A*, Jackson CL, O’Reilly EJ, Ding E, Willett WC, Manson JE, Hu F. 2014. Body-Mass Index and Mortality Among Adults with Incident Type 2 Diabetes. N Engl J Med 370(3):233-244. * first author [Abstract] 
  • Samal L, Yeh HC, Gary-Webb TL, Jackson CL, Brancati FL. 2010. Computer and Internet Use of Urban African Americans with Type 2 Diabetes in Relation to Glycemic Control, Emergency Department Use, Diabetes-Related Knowledge, and Healthy Literacy. Diabetes Care 33(1):e9. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Bolen S, Brancati FL, Batts-Turner ML, Gary TL. 2006. A Systematic Review of Interactive Computer-Assisted Technology in Diabetes Care. Interactive Information Technology in Diabetes Care. J Gen Intern Med 21(2):105-110. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Batts-Turner ML, Falb MD, Yeh HC, Brancati FL, Gary TL. 2005. Computer and Internet Use Among Urban African Americans With Type 2 Diabetes. J Urban Health 82(4):575-583. [Abstract] 

Health Disparities

  • Trinh M, Agénor M, Austin SB, Jackson CL. Health and Healthcare Disparities among US Women and Men at the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Race/Ethnicity: A Nationally Representative Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Public Health. (in press) 
  • Carroll R, Lawson AB, Jackson CL, Zhao S. Spatial Assessment of Breast Cancer-specific Mortality using Louisiana SEER Data. Social Science & Medicine. 193 (2017) 1-7. [Abstract] 
  • Jackson CL, Agenór M, Johnson DA, Austin B, Kawachi I. Sexual Orientation Identity Disparities in Health Behaviors, Outcomes, and Services Use among Men and Women in the United States: A Cross-sectional Study. BMC Public Health. 2016 Aug 17; 16(1):807. [Abstract] 
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