Pamela Salsberry


College of Public Health, Ohio State University

NLS user since 2001

  • Tanda, R & Salsberry, PJ (2014). Racial Differences in the Association between Maternal Prepregnancy Obesity and Children's Behavior Problems. The Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 35(2), 118-127.
  • Salsberry, PJ, Reagan, PD, Fang, MZ. (2013) Disparities in Women's Health across a Generation: A Mother-Daughter Comparison. Journal of Women’s Health, 22(7), 617-624.
  • Reagan, PB, Salsberry, PJ (2014). Cross race comparisons between SES health gradients among African-American and white women at mid-life. Social Science & Medicine
  • Reagan, PB, Salsberry, PJ, Fang, MZ, Gardner, WP, Pajer, K. (2012). African-American/white differences in the age of menarche: Accounting for the difference. Social Science and Medicine, 75(7),1263-1270.
  • Salsberry, PJ, Reagan, PB. (2010). Effects of heritability, shared environment, and nonshared intrauterine conditions on child and adolescent BMI, Obesity, 2010; 18(9): 1775-1780.
  • Salsberry, PJ, Reagan, PB (2005). Dynamics of Childhood Overweight. Pediatrics,116, 1-10.
What I learned from NLS data

Contextual factors are essential to consider when building models to explore health and development outcomes.

Why I chose NLS data

The rich data contained in the NLYS79 on mothers and their biological children provides important factors for examining complex questions pertinent within a life course development framework.