Epidemiology
1. Sex Differences in the association between Parental Education and Children Negative Urgency
Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 December 2020

Abstract
  Background: Negative urgency reflects a specific facet of impulsivity and correlates with a wide range of health-related risk behaviors, including but not limited to problematic substance use. Negative urgency is also shaped by family socioeconomic position such as parental educational attainment.Aim: ...  Read More

Epidemiology
2. Social Epidemiology of Perceived Discrimination in the United States: Role of Race, Educational Attainment, and Income

Shervin Assari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 136-141

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2020.24

Abstract
     Background and aims: This study aimed to compare non-Hispanic Black (NHB) and non-Hispanic White (NHW) American adults for the associations of educational attainment and household income with perceived racial discrimination. Methods: The 2010 National Alcohol Survey (NAS N12), a nationally ...  Read More

3. Educational Attainment and Tobacco Harm Knowledge Among American Adults: Diminished Returns of African Americans and Hispanics

Shervin Assari; Mohsen Bazargan

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 6-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijer.2020.02

Abstract
  AbstractBackground and aims: Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs) refer to the smaller effects ofeducational attainment for ethnic minorities compared to the majority group. As a result of MDRs,research has documented more than expected tobacco use among Hispanics and African Americans(AAs) with ...  Read More

Social Epidemiology
4. Race, Education Attainment, and Happiness in the United States

Shervin Assari

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 76-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2019.14

Abstract
  Background and aims: As suggests by the Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDR) theory, educationattainment and other socioeconomic status (SES) indicators have a smaller impact on the health andwell-being of non-White than White Americans. To test whether MDR also applies to happiness, in thepresent ...  Read More

Epidemiology
5. Determinants of Health-Related Quality of Life in Rural Elderly People of the West of Iran: A Population-Based, Cross- Sectional Study

Marjan Hosseinpour; Mohammad Esmaeilpour Aghdam; Masumeh Piri; Farzad Maleki

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2019.01

Abstract
  Background and aims: World’s older population is growing, and attention is being directed to theimprovement of their health-related quality of life (HRQoL). This article was conducted to investigatethe HRQoL and associated factors in rural elderly residents in west of Iran.Methods: By using the ...  Read More