Publications

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Below ares some pdf copies of my publications (e.g., post-acceptance copy, open-access published copy). For all other articles, please e-mail me for a copy.

NOTE: Underlined names indicate student/trainee co-authors

Articles and Edited Book Chapters

Hotez, Peter J., Cooney, Rebecca E., Benjamin, Regina M., Brewer, Noel T., Buttenheim, Alison M., Callaghan, Timothy, Caplan, A., Carpiano, Richard M., Clinton, Chelsea, DiResta, Renee, Elharake, Jad A., Flowers, Lisa C., Galvani, Alison P., Lakshmanan, Rekha, Maldonado, Yvonne A., McFadden, SarahAnn M., Mello, Michelle M., Opel, Douglas J., Reiss, Dorit R., Salmon, Daniel A., Schwartz, Jason L., Sharfstein, Joshua M., & Omer, Saad B. (2021). Announcing the Lancet Commission on Vaccine Refusal, Acceptance, and Demand in the USA. The Lancet. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00372-X

Pan, Stephen. W., Smith, M. Kumi, Carpiano, Richard. M., Fu, Hongyun, Ong, Jason. J., Huang, Wenting, Tang, Weiming, & Tucker, Joseph. D. (2020). Supernatural beliefs and HIV antiretroviral therapy use among men who have sex with men in China. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 27, 602-608.

Carpiano, Richard M., & Moore, Spencer. (2020). So what’s next? Closing thoughts for this Special Issue and future steps for social capital and public health. Social Science & Medicine (published online ahead of press April 30, 2020).

Moore, Spencer, & Carpiano, Richard M. (2020). Introduction to the special issue on “Social capital and health: What have we learned in the last 20 years and where do we go from here?” Social Science & Medicine (published online ahead of press April 30, 2020).

Gazzaz, Arwa. Z., Carpiano, Richard. M., & Aleksejuniene, Jolanta. (2020). Parenting stress as a mediator in the oral health of children and adolescents: A stress process model. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 48(4), 288-295.

Pan, Stephen. W., Carpiano, Richard. M., Smith, M. Kumi, Ong, Jason. J., Fu, Hongyun, Huang, Wenting, Tang, Weiming, & Tucker, Joseph. D. (2020). Supernatural explanatory models of health and illness and healthcare use in China among men who have sex with men. Global Public Health, 15(1), 83-96.

Bettinger, Julie, Greyson, Devon, Carpiano, Richard M., De Bruin, Pamela, Aguiar, Issy, Naus, Monika, & Hodson, Brent. (2019). Support for policy options to increase vaccination coverage in British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal Online, 7(2), E264-E271.

*Article covered in numerous television and print news outlets, including Globe & Mail newspaper, Vancouver Sun newspaper, Vancouver Courier newspaper, CHEK News, City News 1130, GlobalTV News, CTV News Vancouver.

Carpiano, Richard M., Polonijo, Andrea N., Gilbert, Nicolas, Dubuc, Martine, Cantin, Lyne, & Dube, Eve. (2019) Socioeconomic status differences in parental vaccination attitudes and child vaccinations: Findings from the 2013 Childhood National Immunization Coverage Survey. Preventive Medicine, 123, 278-287.

Moore, Spencer, & Carpiano, Richard. M. (2019). Measures of personal social capital over time: A path analysis assessing longitudinal associations among cognitive, structural, and network elements of social capital in women and men separately. Social Science & Medicine (published online ahead of press February 18, 2019).

Rugel, Emily J., Carpiano, Richard M., Henderson, Sarah, & Brauer, Michael. (2019). Exposure to natural space, sense of community belonging, and adverse mental health outcomes across an urban region. Environmental Research, 171, 365-377.

Carpiano, Richard M. & Chi, Donald L. (2018). Parents’ attitudes towards topical fluoride and vaccines for children: Are these distinct or overlapping phenomena. Preventive Medicine Reports, 10, 123-128

Pan, Stephen W., Carpiano, Richard M., Li, Dongliang, Zhang, Zheng, Schechter, Martin T., Spittal, Patricia M., & Ruan, Yuhua. (2018). Ethnicity and HIV vulnerabilities among men who have sex with men in China. AIDS Care, 30(8):1025-1030.

Rugel, Emily J., Henderson, Sarah, Carpiano, Richard M., & Brauer, Michael. (2017). Beyond theNormalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI): Developing a natural space index for population-level health research. Environmental Research, 159, 474-483.

Carpiano, Richard M. & Fitz, Nicholas S. (2017). Public Attitudes toward Child Undervaccination:  A Randomized Experiment on Evaluations, Stigmatizing Orientations, and Support for Policies. Social Science & Medicine. (Published online ahead of press May 6, 2017).

Story, William T. & Carpiano, Richard M. (2017). Household Social Capital and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Child Undernutrition in Rural India: Exploring Organizational and Institutional Ties. Social Science & Medicine, 181, 112-121.

Carpiano, Richard M. & Bettinger, Julie A. (2016). Vaccine Coverage for Kindergarteners: Factors Associated with School and Area Variation in Vancouver, British Columbia. Vaccine Reports, 6, 50-55.

Saegert, Susan & Carpiano, Richard M. (2017). Social Support and Social Capital: A Theoretical Synthesis using Community Psychology and Community Sociology Approaches. In Meg A. Bond, Christopher Keys, & Irma Serrano-García (Eds.), American Psychological Association Handbook of Community Psychology: Theoretical Foundations, Core Concepts, and Emerging Challenges, Vol. 1, (pp. 295-314). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Rogers, Eamonn, Polonijo, Andrea N., & Carpiano, Richard M. (2016). Getting by with a Little Help from My Friends (and Colleagues): Testing the Roles of Social Support and Loneliness for Burnout among Medical Residents. Canadian Family Physician, 62(11), e677-e683.

Pan, Stephen W., Li, Dongliang, Carpiano, Richard M., Spittal, Patricia M., & Ruan, Yuhua. (2016). Ethnicity and HIV Epidemiology Research in China (Research Letter). The Lancet, 388(10049), 1052-1053.

Polonijo, Andrea N., Carpiano, Richard M., Reiter, Paul, & Brewer, Noel T. (2016). Socioeconomic and Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Altruistic Attitudes toward Health Interventions: The Case of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for Adolescent Boys. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 57(3), 390-406.

Pan, Stephen W., Zhang, Zheng, Li, Dongliang, Carpiano, Richard M., Schechter, Martin T., Ruan, Yuhua, & Spittal, Patricia M. (2016). Religion and HIV Sexual Risk among Men who have Sex with Men in China. The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 73(4), 463-474.

Pakula, Basia, Carpiano, Richard M., Ratner, Pamela, & Shoveller, Jeannie. (2016). Life Stress as a Mediator and Community Belonging as a Moderator of Mood and Anxiety Disorders of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Heterosexual Canadians. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 51(8), 1181-1192.

Pakula, Basia, Shoveller, Jeannie, Carpiano, Richard M., & Ratner, Pamela. (2016). Disaggregated Rates of Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and Heavy Drinking of Self-Identified Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Heterosexual Canadians. American Journal of Public Health 106(6), 1042-1048.

Rugel, Emily & Carpiano, Richard M. (2015). Gender Differences in the Roles for Social Support in Ensuring Adequate Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Older Adult Canadians. Appetite, 92(1), 102-109.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2014). The Community and Mental Life: Past, Present, and Future Directions. In Robert J. Johnson, R. Jay Turner, & Bruce G. Link (Eds.), Sociology of Mental Health: Selected Topics from Forty Years 1970s-2010s (pp. 101-123). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2014). When Should One (Dis)Trust Trust Measures? Response to Lindström and Sawada. Social Science & Medicine, 116, 239-240.

Carpiano, Richard M. & Fitterer, Lisa M. (2014). Questions of Trust in Health Research on Social Capital: What Aspects of Personal Network Social Capital Do They Measure? Social Science & Medicine, 116, 225-234.

Christensen, Vibeke T. & Carpiano, Richard M. (2014). Social Class Differences in BMI among Danish Women: Applying Cockerham’s Health Lifestyles Approach and Bourdieu’s Theory of Lifestyle. Social Science & Medicine, 112, 12-21.

Kelly, Brian C., Carpiano, Richard M., Easterbrook, Adam, & Parsons, Jeffrey T. (2014). Exploring the Gay Community Question: Neighborhood and Personal Network Influences on the Experience of Community among Urban Gay Men. The Sociological Quarterly, 55(1), 23-48.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2014). Neighborhood Disadvantage and Well-Being. In William C. Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, & Stella Quah (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society. (pp. 1673-1678). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Easterbrook, Adam, Carpiano, Richard M., Kelly, Brian C., & Parsons, Jeffrey T. (2014). The Personal Experience of Community among Urban Gay Men, Lesbians, and Bisexuals: Melting Pot or Mosaic? Social Science Quarterly, 95(3), 682-700.

Hystad, Perry, Demers, Paul A., Johnson, Kenneth C., Carpiano, Richard M., & Brauer, Michael. (2014). Residential Air Pollution and Lung Cancer. Authors’ Response to Sax and Goodman regarding Hystad et al. “Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution and Lung Cancer Risk:  A Population-based Case-Control Study in Canada.” Epidemiology, 25(1), 159-160.

Hystad, Perry, Carpiano, Richard M., Demers, Paul A., Johnson, Kenneth C., & Brauer, Michael. (2013). Neighbourhood Socioeconomic Status and Individual Lung Cancer Risk: Evaluating Long-term Exposure Measures and Mediating Mechanisms. Social Science & Medicine, 97, 95-103.

Lloyd, Jennifer E.V., Obradović, Jelena, Carpiano, Richard M., & Motti-Stefanidi, Frosso. (2013). Multiple Imputation of Missing Multilevel, Longitudinal Data: A Case when Practical Considerations Trump “Best Practises”? Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 12(1), 261-275.

Hystad, Perry, Demers, Paul A., Johnson, Kenneth C., Carpiano, Richard M., & Brauer, Michael. (2013). Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution and Lung Cancer Risk:  A Population-based Case-Control Study in Canada. Epidemiology, 24(5), 762-772.

Link, Bruce G., Carpiano, Richard M., & Weden, Margaret M. (2013). Can Honorific Awards Give Us Clues about the Connection between Socioeconomic Status and Mortality? American Sociological Review, 78, 192-212.

Chi, Donald T. & Carpiano, Richard M. (2013). Neighborhood Social Capital, Neighborhood Attachment, and Dental Care Use for L.A.FANS Adults: A Multilevel Analysis. American Journal of Public Health, 103(4), e88-e95.

Polonijo, Andrea & Carpiano, Richard M. (2013). Social Inequalities in HPV Vaccination: A Test of Fundamental Cause Theory. Social Science & Medicine, 82, 115-125.

Pan, Stephen & Carpiano, Richard M. (2013). Immigrant Density, Sense of Community Belonging, and Suicidal Ideation among White and Racial Minority Immigrants in Canada. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 15(1), 34-42.

Carpiano, Richard M. & Kimbro, Rachel T. (2012). Neighborhood Social Capital, Parenting Strain, and Personal Mastery among Female Primary Caregivers of Children. Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 53(2), 232-247.

Kelly, Brian C., Carpiano, Richard M., Easterbrook, Adam, & Parsons, Jeffrey T. (2012). Sex and the Community: Examining the Implications of Neighborhood and Social Networks for Sexual Risk Behaviors among Urban Gay Men. Sociology of Health & Illness, 34(7), 1085-1102.

Hystad, Perry & Carpiano, Richard M. (2012). Sense of Community Belonging and Health Behavior Change in Canada. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 66, 277-283. NOTE: Published on-line ahead of press in 2010.

Black, Jennifer, Carpiano, Richard M., Fleming, Stuart, & Lauster, Nathanael. (2011). Exploring the Distribution of Food Stores in British Columbia: Associations with Neighbourhood Socio-Demographic Factors and Urban Form. Health & Place, 17(4), 961-970.

Carpiano, Richard M., Kelly, Brian C., Easterbrook, Adam, & Parsons, Jeffrey T. (2011). Community and Drug Use among Gay Men: The Role of Neighborhoods and Networks. Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 52(1), 74-90.

Carpiano, Richard M. & Hystad, Perry. (2011). “Sense of Community Belonging” in Health Surveys: What Social Capital is it Measuring? Health & Place, 17(2), 606-617.

Carpiano, Richard M., Lloyd, Jennifer E.V., & Hertzman, Clyde. (2009). Concentrated Affluence, Concentrated Disadvantage, and Children’s Readiness for School: A Population-Based, Multi-Level Investigation. Social Science & Medicine, 69(3), 420-432.

Dennis, Jr., Samuel, Gaulocher, Suzanne, Carpiano, Richard M., & Brown, David. (2009). Using Participatory Photo Mapping (PPM) with Young People in Health Promotion Research. Health & Place, 15(2), 466-473.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2009). Come Take a Walk with Me: The “Go-Along” Interview as a Novel Method for Studying the Implications of Place for Health and Well-Being. Health & Place, 15(1), 263-272.

Polonijo, Andrea & Carpiano, Richard M. (2008). Representations of Cosmetic Surgery and Emotion Health in Women’s Magazines in Canada. Women’s Health Issues, 18(6), 463-470. Erratum published in Women’s Health Issues, 19(2), 157-158.

Carpiano, Richard M., Link, Bruce G., & Phelan, Jo C. (2008). Social Inequality and Health: Future Directions for the Fundamental Cause Explanation for Class Differences in Health. In Annette Lareau and Dalton Conley (Eds.), Social Class: How Does It Work? (pp. 232-263). New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2008). Actual or Potential Neighborhood Resources and Access to Them: Testing Hypotheses of Social Capital for the Health of Female Caregivers. Social Science & Medicine, 67(4), 568-582.

Weden, Margaret M., Carpiano, Richard M., & Robert, Stephanie A. (2008). Subjective and Objective Neighborhood Characteristics and Adult Health. Social Science & Medicine, 66(6), 1256-1270.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2007). Actual or Potential Neighborhood Resources for Health: What Can Bourdieu Offer for Improving Understandings of Social Capital Mechanisms for Health? In Ichiro Kawachi, S.V., Subramanian, & Daniel Kim (Eds.), Social Capital and Health (pp. 83-93). New York: Springer.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2007). Neighborhood Social Capital and Adult Health: An Empirical Test of a Bourdieu-based Model. Health & Place, 13(3), 639-655.

Kuppin, Sara A. & Carpiano, Richard M. (2006). Public Conceptions of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Abuse, Their Causes and Treatments: Findings from the 1996 General Social Survey. American Journal of Public Health, 96(10), 1766-1771.

*Reprinted in American Journal of Public Health, 98(Supplement 9), S120-S125.

Carpiano, Richard M. & Daley, Dorothy M. (2006). Theory-Building on the High Seas of Population Health: Love Boat, Mutiny on the Bounty, or Poseidon Adventure? (Response to commentaries by Popay, Vågero, and Dunn). Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 60(7), 571-577.

Carpiano, Richard M. & Daley, Dorothy M. (2006). A Guide and Glossary on Post-Positivist Theory-Building for Population Health. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 60(7), 564-570.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2006). Towards a Neighborhood Resource-based Theory of Social Capital for Health: Can Bourdieu and Sociology Help? Social Science & Medicine, 62(1), 165-175.

Carpiano, Richard M., & Kelly, Brian C. (2005). What Would Durkheim Do? A Comment on Kushner and Sterk’s “The Limits of Social Capital: Durkheim, Suicide, and Social Cohesion.” American Journal of Public Health, 95(12), 2120-2121.

Carpiano, Richard M., Flocke, Susan A., Frank, Scott H., & Stange, Kurt C. (2003). Tools, Teamwork, and Tenacity: An Investigation of the Influences of Family Practice Office System Characteristics on the Delivery of Preventive Health Services. Preventive Medicine, 36(2), 131-140.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2002). Long Roads and Tall Mountains: The Impact of Motherhood on the Recovery and Health of Domestic Abuse Survivors. Health Care for Women International, 23(5), 442-449.

Carpiano, Richard M. (2001). Passive Medicalization: The Case of Viagra and Erectile Dysfunction. Sociological Spectrum, 21(3), 441-450.

*Reprinted in Naugler, Diane. (2012). Canadian Perspectives in Sexualities Studies: Identities, Experiences, and the Contexts of Change. New York: Oxford University Press.