Jeffrey Roth

Jeffrey Roth, PhD

Research Professor Emeritus

Department: MD-PEDS-PDS
Business Phone: (352) 262-0147
Business Email: jeffroth@ufl.edu

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-6319-6571

Areas of Interest
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology

Publications

2020
Birth order and delinquency: Evidence from Denmark and Florida
Journal of Labor Economics. 38(1):95-142 [DOI] 10.1086/704497.
2020
The developmental consequences of Superfund sites
Journal of Labor Economics. 38(1):1-57 [DOI] 10.1086/706807.
2019
Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 11(3):338-381 [DOI] 10.1257/app.20170571.
2019
School Starting Age and Cognitive Development
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 38(3):['538+']-578 [DOI] 10.1002/pam.22135.
2019
Small-for-Gestational Age Birth Confers Similar Educational Performance through Middle School.
The Journal of pediatrics. 212:159-165.e7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.04.055. [PMID] 31301852.
2017
Combining adverse pregnancy and perinatal outcomes for women exposed to antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy, using a latent trait model.
BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 17(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12884-016-1190-7. [PMID] 28061833.
2017
Educational Performance of Children Born Prematurely.
JAMA pediatrics. 171(8):764-770 [DOI] 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.1020. [PMID] 28604933.
2017
Socioeconomic status and genetic influences on cognitive development
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 114(51):13441-13446 [DOI] 10.1073/pnas.1708491114. [PMID] 29133413.
2016
Long-term Cognitive and Health Outcomes of School-Aged Children Who Were Born Late-Term vs Full-Term.
JAMA pediatrics. 170(8):758-64 [DOI] 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.0238. [PMID] 27271240.
2016
Potential selection bias associated with using geocoded birth records for epidemiologic research
Annals of Epidemiology. 26(3):204-211 [DOI] 10.1016/j.annepidem.2016.01.002. [PMID] 26907541.
2015
Association of Atmospheric Particulate Matter and Ozone with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.
Environmental health perspectives. 123(9):853-9 [DOI] 10.1289/ehp.1408456. [PMID] 25794412.
2015
Associations Between Residential Proximity to Power Plants and Adverse Birth Outcomes.
American journal of epidemiology. 182(3):215-24 [DOI] 10.1093/aje/kwv042. [PMID] 26121989.
2015
Information Shocks and the Take-Up of Social Programs
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 34(4):781+-804 [DOI] 10.1002/pam.21855.
2014
Ambient air pollution and hypertensive disorder of pregnancy.
Journal of epidemiology and community health. 68(1):13-20 [DOI] 10.1136/jech-2013-202902. [PMID] 24022815.
2014
Ambient Air Pollution and Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Atmospheric environment (Oxford, England : 1994). 97:336-345 [PMID] 25242883.
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2014
Combining Adverse Perinatal and Pregnancy Outcomes Using a Latent Trait Model
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 23(1, SI)
2014
Population attributable risks of neurobehavioral disorders due to low birth weight in US children.
Advances in pediatric research. 1 [DOI] 10.12715/apr.2014.1.2. [PMID] 29057332.
2014
The effects of air pollution on adverse birth outcomes.
Environmental research. 134:198-204 [DOI] 10.1016/j.envres.2014.08.002. [PMID] 25173052.
2014
The Effects of Poor Neonatal Health on Children’s Cognitive Development.
The American economic review. 104(12):3921-55 [PMID] 29533575.
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2013
Identifying indicators during pregnancy for child maltreatment.
Maternal and child health journal. 17(10):1817-24 [DOI] 10.1007/s10995-012-1201-x. [PMID] 23233243.
2013
Neighborhood-level hot spot maps to inform delivery of primary care and allocation of social resources.
The Permanente journal. 17(1):4-9 [DOI] 10.7812/TPP/12-090. [PMID] 23596361.
2013
Prevalence of prescription and illicit drugs in pregnancy-associated non-natural deaths of Florida mothers, 1999-2005.
Journal of forensic sciences. 58(6):1536-41 [DOI] 10.1111/1556-4029.12219. [PMID] 23879385.
2013
The association of maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index with breastfeeding initiation.
Maternal and child health journal. 17(10):1842-51 [DOI] 10.1007/s10995-012-1204-7. [PMID] 23247667.
2013
Use of a prenatal risk screen to predict maternal traumatic pregnancy-associated death: program and policy implications.
Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health. 23(3):e187-93 [DOI] 10.1016/j.whi.2013.02.002. [PMID] 23660432.
2009
Birth weight as a risk factor for breast cancer: a meta-analysis of 18 epidemiological studies.
Journal of women's health (2002). 18(8):1169-78 [DOI] 10.1089/jwh.2008.1034. [PMID] 19630536.
2009
Does prenatal WIC participation improve birth outcomes? New evidence from Florida
Journal of Public Economics. 93(1-2):235-245
2009
Does prenatal WIC participation improve birth outcomes? New evidence from Florida
Journal of Public Economics. 93(1-2):235-245
2009
Does Prenatal Wic Participation Improve Birth Outcomes? New Evidence From Florida
Journal of Public Economics. 93(1-2):235-245 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2008.08.003.
2009
Early school-age outcomes of late preterm infants.
Pediatrics. 123(4):e622-9 [DOI] 10.1542/peds.2008-1405. [PMID] 19336353.
2009
Length of prenatal participation in WIC and risk of delivering a small for gestational age infant: Florida, 1996-2004.
Maternal and child health journal. 13(4):479-88 [DOI] 10.1007/s10995-008-0391-8. [PMID] 18661219.
2008
Development and validation of an infant morbidity index using latent variable models.
Statistics in medicine. 27(7):971-89 [PMID] 17573677.
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2006
Racial and gender differences in the viability of extremely low birth weight infants: a population-based study.
Pediatrics. 117(1):e106-12 [PMID] 16396844.
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2006
The risk of birth defects in multiple births: a population-based study.
Maternal and child health journal. 10(1):75-81 [PMID] 16240077.
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2005
Sex differences in birth defects: a study of opposite-sex twins.
Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology. 73(11):876-80 [PMID] 16265641.
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2004
Maternal and infant factors associated with excess kindergarten costs.
Pediatrics. 114(3):720-8 [PMID] 15342845.
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2004
Risk factors for infant maltreatment: a population-based study.
Child abuse & neglect. 28(12):1253-64 [PMID] 15607768.
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2003
A population-based study of the effects of birth weight on early developmental delay or disability in children.
American journal of perinatology. 20(6):321-32 [PMID] 14528402.
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2003
A risk assessment screening test for very low birth weight.
Maternal and child health journal. 7(2):127-36 [PMID] 12870628.
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1999
The impact of low birth weight, perinatal conditions, and sociodemographic factors on educational outcome in kindergarten.
Pediatrics. 104(6) [PMID] 10586008.
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1998
Educational disabilities of neonatal intensive care graduates.
Pediatrics. 102(2 Pt 1):308-14 [PMID] 9685431.
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1998
The risk of teen mothers having low birth weight babies: implications of recent medical research for school health personnel.
The Journal of school health. 68(7):271-5 [PMID] 9779401.
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1997
How integration of services improves family literacy: Testimony from Even Start participants.
Journal for a Just and Caring Education. 3:418-432
1995
Changes in survival patterns of very low-birth-weight infants from 1980 to 1993.
Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine. 149(12):1311-7 [PMID] 7489066.
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Grants

Jul 2013 – Jun 2016
Florida Family Planning Waiver Evaluation
Role: Project Manager
Funding: AGCY FOR HLTH CARE ADMN via US DEPT OF HLTH AND HUMAN SER
Oct 2012 – Jun 2018
Florida Medicaid Maternal and Child Health Status Indicators Project
Role: Project Manager
Funding: AGCY FOR HLTH CARE ADMN via US DEPT OF HLTH AND HUMAN SER

Education

Ph.D
1983-1987 · University of Florida
M.A.
1962-1965 · Indiana University
B.A.
1958-1962 · Brooklyn College

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 262-0147
Emails:
Business:
jeffroth@ufl.edu