Peer-Reviewed Research Publications

- Selected Publications -

1. Benny, C., Smith, B.T., Hyshka, E., Senthilselvan, A., Veugelers, P.J. and Pabayo, R., 2022. Investigating the association between income inequality in youth and deaths of despair in Canada: a population-based cohort study from 2006 to 2019. J Epidemiol Community Health.

2. Pabayo, R., Patel, P., Liu, S.Y. and Molnar, B.E., 2022. Sleepless in inequality: findings from the 2018 behavioral risk factor surveillance system, a cross-sectional study. BMC public health, 22(1), pp.1-9.

3. Pabayo, R., Grinshteyn, E., Steele, B., Cook, D.M., Muennig, P., and Liu, S.Y., 2022. The relationship between voting restrictions and case and mortality rates between US counties. PLoS ONE 17(6): e0267738. 

 

4. Benny, C., Yamamoto, S., McDonald, S., Chari, R. and Pabayo, R., 2022. Modelling Maternal Depression: An Agent-Based Model to Examine the Complex Relationship between Relative Income and Depression. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(7), p.4208.

5. Pega, F., Pabayo, R., Benny, C., Lee, E.Y., Lhachimi, S.K. and Liu, S.Y., 2022. Unconditional cash transfers for reducing poverty and vulnerabilities: effect on use of health services and health outcomes in low‐and middle‐income countries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (3).

6. Pabayo, R., Benny, C., Veugelers, P.J., Senthilselvan, A. and Leatherdale, S.T., 2022. Income Inequality and Bullying Victimization and Perpetration: Evidence From Adolescents in the COMPASS Study. Health Education & Behavior, p.10901981211071031.

 

7. Benny, C., Patte, K.A., Veugelers, P., Leatherdale, S.T. and Pabayo, R., 2022. Income inequality and depression among Canadian secondary students: Are psychosocial well-being and social cohesion mediating factors?. SSM-Population Health, 17, p.100994.

8. Lowe S., McDonald S., Nykiforuk C., Senthilselvan S., Pabayo R. Unpacking Neighbourhood        

Inequities: Investigating the Longitudinal Relationship between Income Inequality and Mental Health

Outcomes Among Mothers Living in Calgary, Alberta.  Accepted, BMJ Open.

9. Pabayo R., Benny C., Liu SY, Grinshteyn E., Muennig P.  Financial barriers to mental healthcare services  and depression among residents of Washington Heights, New York City. Accepted, Hispanic Health            Care International. 

 

10. Pabayo R., Cook D., Farmer G., Molnar BE. Neighborhood income inequality and alcohol use among   adolescents in Boston, Massachusetts. Accepted at International Journal of Environmental Research            and Public Health.

 

​11. Pabayo R., Liu SY., Grinshteyn E., Cook DM., Muennig P. Barriers to Voting and Access to Health              Insurance Among US Adults. Accepted at The Lancet Regional Health of the Americas.

 

12. Pabayo, R., Ehntholt, A., Cook, D. M., Reynolds, M., Muennig, P., & Liu, S. Y. Laws restricting access to

abortion services and infant mortality risk in the United States. International Journal of Environmental

Science and Public Health. Manuscript: ijerph-802035 [Impact Factor:2.468].

13. Ehntholt A., Cook D., Rosenquist N., Muennig P., & Pabayo R.  State- and County-level income

inequality and infant mortality in the USA in 2010: A cohort study. International Journal of Public Health. 

2020 May 23. doi:10.1007/s00038-020-01388-1. Online ahead of print. [Impact Factor: 2.468].

14. Rosenquist N., Cook D., Ehntholt A., Omaye A., Muennig P., & Pabayo R. The Differential Relationship

Between State-level Minimum Wage and Infant Mortality Risk Among US Infants Born to White and

Black Mothers. Journal of  Epidemiology and Community Health. 2020 Jan;74(1):14-19. doi:

10.1136/jech-2019-212987. Epub 2019 Oct 19. [Impact Factor: 3.872]

15. Pabayo, R., Cook, D., Harling, G., Gunawan, A., Rosenquist, N., & Muennig, P. State-level income

inequality and mortality among infants born in the United States 2007-2010. BMC Public Health.  2019

Oct 22;19(1):1333. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7651-y. [Impact Factor: 2.567]

16. Pabayo, R, Ehntholt, A., Davis, K., Liu, S. Y., Muennig, P., & Cook, D. Structural racism and odds for    

infant mortality among infants born in the United States 2010. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2019 Jul

15. doi: 10.1007/s40615-019-00612-w. [Epub ahead of print] [Impact Factor: 2.147]

17.Pabayo, R. Fuller, D., Kawachi, I., & Gilman, S. Income inequality among American states and the

conditional risk of post-traumatic stress disorder. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.

2017;52(9):1195-1204. doi: 10.1007/s00127-017-1413-x [Impact Factor: 2.537]

18. Pabayo, R., Gilman, S. G., Dunn, E.C., Kawachi, I., & Molnar, B.E. Income inequality within urban         settings and depressive symptoms among adolescents. Journal of Epidemiology and Community                Health. 2016;70(10):997-1003. doi: 10.1136/jech-2015-206613 [Impact Factor: 3.872]

19. Pabayo, R., Kawachi, I., & Muennig, P. Political party affiliation, political beliefs and mortality. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2015 Jan 28. pii: jech-2014-204803. doi: 10.1136/jech-2014-

204803. [Epub ahead of print]. [Impact Factor: 3.872]

20. Pabayo, R., Molnar, B. E., & Kawachi, I. The Role of Neighborhood Income Inequality in Adolescent

Aggression and Violence. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2014 Oct;55(4):571-9. doi:

10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.04.012. Epub 2014 Jun 5. [Impact Factor: 3.612]

21. Pabayo, R., Kawachi, I., & Gilman, S. State-Level income inequality and depression among a cohort of

American Adults. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2014 Feb 1;68(2):110-5. doi:

10.1136/jech-2013-203093. Epub 2013 Sep 24. [Impact Factor: 3.872]

22. Pabayo R., Molnar, B., & Kawachi, I. Witnessing a Violent Death and Smoking, Alcohol Consumption,    and Marijuana Use among Adolescents. Journal of Urban Health 2014 Apr;91(2):335-54. doi:                         10.1007/s11524-013-9828-5. Epub 2013 Oct 2. [Impact Factor: 1.959]

 

A complete publication list can be found at:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=pabayo

https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=NSPrC7EAAAAJ&hl=en

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Roman_Pabayo

Conference Presentations and Posters

- Selected Presentations/Posters -

 

1. Lowe, S., Basnet, S., & Pabayo, R. (June 2022). An Investigation of the Relationship between Income

    Inequality and Alcohol Consumption among Adolescents in Canada. Society for Epidemiologic

    Research . Chicago, IL. Poster Presentation. 

2. Farmer, G., Lowe, S., McDonald, S., & Pabayo, R. (June 2022). Neighbourhood Income Inequality,

    Maternal Depression, Social Support and Child Physical Aggression at 5-Years of Age. Society for

    Epidemiologic Research. Chicago, IL. Poster Presentation. 

3. Benny, C., Patte, K., Veugelers, P., Senthilselvan, S., Leatherdale, S., & Pabayo, R. (June 2022). Income

    Inequality and Mental Health among Canadian Secondary School Students, Results from COMPASS

    2016-2019. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Chicago, IL. Poster Presentation. 

4. Rai, U., Leatherdale, S., Hyshka, E., & Pabayo, R. (June 2022). Exploring the Association between Public

    Health Unit Engagement in School-based Substance Use Prevention and Binge Drinking among

    Students in Grades 9-12. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Chicago, IL. Poster Presentation. 

5. Chew, J., Smith, B., & Pabayo, R. (June 2022). Public Health Funding and Flu Vaccine Coverage in

    Ontario, Canada. Society for Epidemiologic Research. Chicago, IL. Poster Presentation. 

6. Lowe, S., Reynard, D., McDonald, S., & Pabayo, R. (Dec 2020). Unpacking Neighbourhood

    Inequities: Investigating the Longitudinal Relationship between Income Inequality and Mental Health

    Outcomes Among Mothers Living in Calgary, Alberta. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual

    Conference. Boston, MA. Submitted. Poster Presentation.   

 

7. Benny, C., Liu, S. Y., Muennig, P., & Pabayo, R. (Dec 2020). Access to Mental Healthcare

    Services and Depression among Residents of Washington Heights, New York City. Society for

    Epidemiologic Research Annual Conference. Boston, MA. Poster Presentation. 

 

8. Pabayo, R., Reynard, D., Yamamoto, S., & McDonald, S. (Nov 2020). Modelling Maternal

    Depression: an agent-based model to examine the complex relationship between inequality and

    depression. American Public Health Association Conference. San Francisco, CA. Oral Presentation.

 

9. Lowe, S.,  Reynard, D., Senthilselvan, A., Nykiforuk, C., McDonald, S., Pabayo, R. (Nov 2020). Greater

    inequalities make anxious neighbours: investigating the link between neighbourhood income inequality

    and maternal mental health. Women and Children's Health Research Institute Research Day 2020. 

10. Pabayo, R., Ehntholt, A., Liu, S. Y., Rosenquist, N., & Cook, D. M.  (Nov 2019). County-level social and

     economic, clinical care, and health behavioral factors and infant mortality risk in the United States 2010.

     American Public Health Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA. Oral Presentation.

 

11. Rosenquist, N., Cook, D. M., Ehntholt, A., Omaye, A., & Pabayo, R. (Nov 2019). State-level minimum

      wage and infant mortality risk among US infants born in 2010. American Public Health Association

      Conference. Philadelphia, PA. Oral Presentation.

 

12. Lowe, S., Reynard, D., McDonald, S., & Pabayo, R. (Nov 2019). It's an Unequal Day in the

      Neighbourhood - Linking Neighbourhood Income Inequality and Maternal Mental Health. This is

      Public Health Week. Edmonton, AB. Poster Presentation. 

 

13. Pabayo R., Ehntholt, A., Cook, D. M., Muennig, P., & Liu, S. Y. (June 2019). Laws Within the United   

      States Restricting Women's Reproductive Rights and Consequences on Infant Mortality Risk. Society     

      for Epidemiologic Research Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN. Poster Presentation.

 

14. Pabayo, R., Lowe, S., Reynard, D., Yamamoto, S., McDonald, S. W. (Apr 2019). The Relationship 

      Between Neighbourhood Income Inequality and Absolute Income Inequality and Depression Among

      Mothers Living in Calgary, Alberta. Canadian Society of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Annual

      Conference. Ottawa, ON. Oral Presentation.

 

15. Pabayo, R., Ehntholt, A., Davis, K., Liu, S. Y., & Cook, D. (Oct 2018). Structural Racism versus Racial Bias

      and Infant and Neonatal Mortality Among African-Americans Born in the United States in 2010.

      American Public Health Association Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. Oral Presentation.

 

16. Pabayo, R., Cook, D., Harling, G., Ehntholt, A., Rosenquist, N., & Muennig, P. (June 2018). The Effect of

     State-Level Earned Income Tax Credit Laws in the U.S. on Infant Mortality. Society for Epidemiologic

     Research Annual Conference. Baltimore, CA. Poster Presentation.

 

17. Ehntholt, A., Cook, D., Muennig, P., Rosenquist, N., & Pabayo, R. (June 2018). Income Inequality and

      Infant Mortality: Evidence from the 2010 Cohort Linked Birth/Infant Dataset. Society for Epidemiologic

      Research Annual Conference. Baltimore, CA. Poster Presentation.

 

18. Pabayo, R., Lee, E. Y., & Cook, D. (Feb 2018)Structural Racism and Physical Activity Among African-

     Americans in the United States. Active Living Conference. Banff, Alberta. Oral Presentation.

 

19. Lee, E. Y., Pabayo, R., Spence, J.C., & Carson, V. (Feb 2018). Prevalence of Active Commuting and its

     Associations with Psychological Well-being among South Korean Adolescents. Active Living

     Conference. Banff, Alberta. Oral Presentation.