Publications

2021

  • Nagata JM, Epstein A, Ganson KT, Benmarhnia T, Weiser SD. Drought and child vaccination coverage in 22 countries in sub-Saharan Africa: A retrospective analysis of national survey data from 2011 to 2019. PLoS Med. 2021 Sep 28;18(9):e1003678. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003678. PMID: 34582463; PMCID: PMC8478213.
  • Sun Y, Li X, Benmarhnia T, Chen JC, Avila C, Sacks DA, Chiu V, Slezak J, Molitor J, Getahun D, Wu J. Exposure to air pollutant mixture and gestational diabetes mellitus in Southern California: Results from electronic health record data of a large pregnancy cohort. Environ Int. 2021 Sep 24;158:106888. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2021.106888. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34563749.
  • Letellier N, Ilango SD, Mortamais M, Tzourio C, Gabelle A, Empana JP, Samieri C, Berr C, Benmarhnia T. Socioeconomic inequalities in dementia risk among a French population-based cohort: quantifying the role of cardiovascular health and vascular events. Eur J Epidemiol. 2021 Jul 25. doi: 10.1007/s10654-021-00788-8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34308532.
  • Carrasco-Escobar G, Fornace K, Benmarhnia T. Mapping socioeconomic inequalities in malaria in Sub-Sahara African countries. Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 23;11(1):15121. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-94601-x. PMID: 34302015; PMCID: PMC8302762.
  • Leas EC, Benmarhnia T, Strong DR, Pierce JP. Effects of menthol use and transitions in use on short-term and long-term cessation from cigarettes among US smokers. Tob Control. 2021 Jul 6:tobaccocontrol-2021-056596. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2021-056596. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34230056.
  • Leas EC, Moy N, McMenamin SB, Shi Y, Benmarhnia T, Stone MD, Trinidad DR, White M. Availability and Promotion of Cannabidiol (CBD) Products in Online Vape Shops. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jun 22;18(13):6719. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18136719. PMID: 34206501; PMCID: PMC8295837.
  • Dixit A, Johns NE, Ghule M, Battala M, Begum S, Yore J, Saggurti N, Silverman JG, Reed E, Benmarhnia T, Averbach S, Raj A. Male-female concordance in reported involvement of women in contraceptive decision-making and its association with modern contraceptive use among couples in rural Maharashtra, India. Reprod Health. 2021 Jun 30;18(1):139. doi: 10.1186/s12978-021-01187-8. PMID: 34193214; PMCID: PMC8244175.
  • Gershunov A, Guzman Morales J, Hatchett B, Guirguis K, Aguilera R, Shulgina T, Abatzoglou JT, Cayan D, Pierce D, Williams P, Small I, Clemesha R, Schwarz L, Benmarhnia T, Tardy A. Hot and cold flavors of southern California's Santa Ana winds: their causes, trends, and links with wildfire. Clim Dyn. 2021 May 31:1-16. doi: 10.1007/s00382-021-05802-z. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34092924; PMCID: PMC8165508.
  • Schwarz L, Hansen K, Alari A, Ilango SD, Bernal N, Basu R, Gershunov A, Benmarhnia T. Spatial variation in the joint effect of extreme heat events and ozone on respiratory hospitalizations in California. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Jun 1;118(22):e2023078118. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2023078118. PMID: 34031244; PMCID: PMC8179213.
  • Alari A, Schwarz L, Zabrocki L, Le Nir G, Chaix B, Benmarhnia T. The effects of an air quality alert program on premature mortality: A difference-in- differences evaluation in the region of Paris. Environ Int. 2021 Nov;156:106583. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2021.106583. Epub 2021 May 18. PMID: 34020299.
  • Crist K, Jankowska MM, Schipperijn J, Rosenberg DE, Takemoto M, Zlatar ZZ, Natarajan L, Benmarhnia T. Change in GPS-assessed walking locations following a cluster-randomized controlled physical activity trial in older adults, results from the MIPARC trial. Health Place. 2021 May;69:102573. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102573. Epub 2021 Apr 29. PMID: 33934062.
  • Charlson F, Ali S, Benmarhnia T, Pearl M, Massazza A, Augustinavicius J, Scott JG. Climate Change and Mental Health: A Scoping Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Apr 23;18(9):4486. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18094486. PMID: 33922573; PMCID: PMC8122895.
  • Crist K, Benmarhnia T, Zamora S, Yang JA, Sears DD, Natarajan L, Dillon L, Sallis JF, Jankowska MM. Device-Measured and Self-Reported Active Travel Associations with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in an Ethnically Diverse Sample of Adults. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Apr 8;18(8):3909. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18083909. PMID: 33917841; PMCID: PMC8068223.
  • Parada H Jr, Benmarhnia T, Engel LS, Sun X, Tse CK, Hoh E, Olshan AF, Troester MA. A Congener-specific and Mixture Analysis of Plasma Polychlorinated Biphenyl Levels and Incident Breast Cancer. Epidemiology. 2021 Jul 1;32(4):499-507. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000001356. PMID: 33788793; PMCID: PMC8159846.
  • Casey JA, Kioumourtzoglou MA, Elser H, Walker D, Taylor S, Adams S, Aguilera R, Benmarhnia T, Catalano R. Wildfire particulate matter in Shasta County, California and respiratory and circulatory disease-related emergency department visits and mortality, 2013-2018. Environ Epidemiol. 2020 Dec 21;5(1):e124. doi: 10.1097/EE9.0000000000000124. PMID: 33778357; PMCID: PMC7939433.
  • Aguilera R, Corringham T, Gershunov A, Leibel S, Benmarhnia T. Fine Particles in Wildfire Smoke and Pediatric Respiratory Health in California. Pediatrics. 2021 Apr;147(4):e2020027128. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-027128. Epub 2021 Mar 23. PMID: 33757996.
  • Dixit A, Bhan N, Benmarhnia T, Reed E, Kiene SM, Silverman J, Raj A. The association between early in marriage fertility pressure from in-laws' and family planning behaviors, among married adolescent girls in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India. Reprod Health. 2021 Mar 9;18(1):60. doi: 10.1186/s12978-021-01116-9. PMID: 33750403; PMCID: PMC7941884.
  • Zhang H, Wang Q, Benmarhnia T, Jalaludin B, Shen X, Yu Z, Ren M, Liang Q, Wang J, Ma W, Huang C. Assessing the effects of non-optimal temperature on risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in a cohort of pregnant women in Guangzhou, China. Environ Int. 2021 Jul;152:106457. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2021.106457. Epub 2021 Mar 8. PMID: 33706037.
  • Mehta S, Vashishtha D, Schwarz L, Corcos I, Gershunov A, Guirguis K, Basu R, Benmarhnia T. Racial/ethnic disparities in the association between fine particles and respiratory hospital admissions in San Diego county, CA. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng. 2021;56(4):473-480. doi: 10.1080/10934529.2021.1887686. Epub 2021 Mar 6. PMID: 33678143.
  • Aguilera R, Corringham T, Gershunov A, Benmarhnia T. Wildfire smoke impacts respiratory health more than fine particles from other sources: observational evidence from Southern California. Nat Commun. 2021 Mar 5;12(1):1493. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-21708-0. PMID: 33674571; PMCID: PMC7935892.
  • Vives A, Benmarhnia T, González F, Benach J. Correction: The importance of using a multi-dimensional scale to capture the various impacts of precarious employment on health: Results from a national survey of Chilean workers. PLoS One. 2021 Feb 19;16(2):e0247613. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0247613. Erratum for: PLoS One. 2020 Sep 24;15(9):e0238401. PMID: 33606845; PMCID: PMC7894929.
  • Gailey S, McElroy S, Benmarhnia T, Bruckner TA. Green mobility and obesity risk: A longitudinal analysis in California. Health Place. 2021 Mar;68:102503. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102503. Epub 2021 Jan 22. PMID: 33493964.
  • Ilango SD, Gonzalez K, Gallo L, Allison MA, Cai J, Isasi CR, Hosgood DH, Vasquez PM, Zeng D, Mortamais M, Gonzalez H, Benmarhnia T. Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Cognitive Function Among Hispanic/Latino Adults in San Diego, California. J Alzheimers Dis. 2021;79(4):1489-1496. doi: 10.3233/JAD-200766. PMID: 33492285.
  • Mortamais M, Gutierrez LA, de Hoogh K, Chen J, Vienneau D, Carrière I, Letellier N, Helmer C, Gabelle A, Mura T, Sunyer J, Benmarhnia T, Jacquemin B, Berr C. Long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and risk of dementia: Results of the prospective Three-City Study. Environ Int. 2021 Mar;148:106376. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.106376. Epub 2021 Jan 20. PMID: 33484961.
  • Pierce JP, Chen R, Leas EC, White MM, Kealey S, Stone MD, Benmarhnia T, Trinidad DR, Strong DR, Messer K. Use of E-cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products and Progression to Daily Cigarette Smoking. Pediatrics. 2021 Feb;147(2):e2020025122. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-025122. Epub 2021 Jan 11. PMID: 33431589; PMCID: PMC7849197.
  • Benmarhnia T, Hajat A, Kaufman JS. Inferential challenges when assessing racial/ethnic health disparities in environmental research. Environ Health. 2021 Jan 12;20(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s12940-020-00689-5. PMID: 33430882; PMCID: PMC7802337.
  • Patrick R, McElroy S, Schwarz L, Kayser G, Benmarhnia T. Modeling the Impact of Population Intervention Strategies on Reducing Health Disparities: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Interventions and Childhood Diarrheal Disease in Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Jan;104(1):338-345. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0775. PMID: 33236711; PMCID: PMC7790088.
  • Pierce JP, Leas EC, Benmarhnia T, McMenamin SB, Strong DR, Chen R, Messer K. E-cigarettes and Cessation: The Introduction of Substantial Bias in Analyses of PATH Study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 May 4;23(5):876-877. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntaa234. PMID: 33188408.
  • Wang Q, Miao H, Warren JL, Ren M, Benmarhnia T, Knibbs LD, Zhang H, Zhao Q, Huang C. Association of maternal ozone exposure with term low birth weight and susceptible window identification. Environ Int. 2021 Jan;146:106208. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.106208. Epub 2020 Oct 28. PMID: 33129003.

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