Roland J Thorpe

Associate Professor

20032020

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Research Output

2009

Education in time: Cohort differences in educational attainment in African-American twins

Szanton, S. L., Johnson, B., Thorpe, R. J. & Whitfield, K., Oct 30 2009, In : PLoS One. 4, 10, e7664.

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Environmental and socio-economic factors as contributors to racial disparities in diabetes prevalence

LaVeist, T. A., Thorpe, R. J., Galarraga, J. E., Bower, K. M. & Gary-Webb, T. L., 2009, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 24, 10, p. 1144-1148 5 p.

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Living arrangements during childrearing years and later health of african american mothers

Fothergill, K. E., Ensminger, M., Green, K. M., Thorpe, R. J., Robertson, J., Kasper, J. D. & Juon, H. S., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Marriage and Family. 71, 4, p. 848-861 14 p.

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Racial differences in self-rated health at similar levels of physical functioning: An examination of health pessimism in the health, aging, and body composition study

Spencer, S. M., Schulz, R., Rooks, R. N., Albert, S. M., Thorpe, R. J., Brenes, G. A., Harris, T. B., Koster, A., Satterfield, S., Ayonayon, H. N. & Newman, A. B., Jan 2009, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 64, 1, p. 87-94 8 p.

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2008

Exploring health disparities in integrated communities: Overview of the EHDIC study

LaVeist, T., Thorpe, R. J., Bowen-Reid, T., Jackson, J., Gary, T., Gaskin, D. & Browne, D., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Urban Health. 85, 1, p. 11-21 11 p.

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2007

Association of overweight with increased risk of coronary heart disease partly independent of blood pressure and cholesterol levels: A meta-analysis of 21 cohort studies including more than 300 000 persons

Bogers, R. P., Bemelmans, W. J. E., Hoogenveen, R. T., Boshuizen, H. C., Woodward, M., Knekt, P., Van Dam, R. M., Hu, F. B., Visscher, T. L. S., Menotti, A., Thorpe, R. J., Jamrozik, K., Calling, S., Strand, B. H. & Shipley, M. J., Oct 9 2007, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 167, 16, p. 1720-1728 9 p.

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Overcoming confounding of race with socio-economic status and segregation to explore race disparities in smoking

LaVeist, T. A., Thorpe, R. J., Mance, G. A., Jackson, J., Checkley, W. & Richardson, N. F., Oct 2007, In : Addiction. 102, SUPPL. 2, p. 65-70 6 p.

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2006

Dog ownership, walking behavior, and maintained mobility in late life

Thorpe, R. J., Simonsick, E. M., Brach, J. S., Ayonayon, H., Satterfield, S., Harris, T. B., Garcia, M. & Kritchevsky, S. B., Sep 2006, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 54, 9, p. 1419-1424 6 p.

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Physical activity and pet ownership in year 3 of the Health ABC study

Thorpe, R. J., Kreisle, R. A., Glickman, L. T., Simonsick, E. M., Newman, A. B. & Kritchevsky, S., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 14, 2, p. 154-168 15 p.

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The color of hospitalization over the adult life course: Cumulative disadvantage in black and white?

Ferraro, K. F., Thorpe, R. J., McCabe, G. P., Kelley-Moore, J. A. & Jiang, Z., Nov 2006, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 61, 6

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2004

Aging, Obesity, and Mortality: Misplaced Concern about Obese Older People?

Thorpe, R. J. & Ferraro, K. F., Jan 2004, In : Research on Aging. 26, 1, p. 108-129 22 p.

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2003

The life course of severe obesity: Does childhood overweight matter?

Ferraro, K. F., Thorpe, R. J. & Wilkinson, J. A., Mar 2003, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 58, 2

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