Yue Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Association between mental health and fall injury in Canadian immigrants and non-immigrants
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5 Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 59:221-6. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Unintentional injury mortality and external causes in Canada from 2001 to 2007
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 33:95-102. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Association between lifetime stress and obesity in Canadians
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 55:464-7. 2012
  4. pmc Pulmonary function in adults with recent and former asthma and the role of sex and atopy
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451, Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8 M5, Canada
    BMC Pulm Med 12:32. 2012
  5. pmc Association of the TLR4 Asp299Gly polymorphism with lung function in relation to body mass index
    Punam Pahwa
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, R U H, Saskatchewan, Canada
    BMC Pulm Med 9:46. 2009
  6. pmc High prevalence of hyperglycaemia and the impact of high household income in transforming rural China
    Chaowei Fu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety, Ministry of Education, Shanghai 200032, China
    BMC Public Health 11:862. 2011
  7. pmc Inclusion of unaffected sibs increases power in model-free linkage analysis of a behavioral trait
    Sabine Plancoulaine
    Laboratoire de Genetique Humaine des Maladies Infectieuses, INSERM U 550, Faculte de Medecine Necker, Université de Paris René Descartes, 156, rue de Vaugirard, 75015 Paris, France
    BMC Genet 6:S22. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Depression associated with sexually transmitted infection in Canada
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 84:535-40. 2008
  9. pmc Cluster of liver cancer and immigration: a geographic analysis of incidence data for Ontario 1998-2002
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 7:28. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic disease status, self-perceived health and hospital admissions are important predictors for having a flu shot in Canada
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    Vaccine 25:7436-40. 2007

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Publications108 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Association between mental health and fall injury in Canadian immigrants and non-immigrants
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5 Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 59:221-6. 2013
    ..There was a stronger association between mental health and fall injury in immigrants compared with non-immigrants in the elderly. More attention should be paid to mental health in immigrants associated with fall injury. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Unintentional injury mortality and external causes in Canada from 2001 to 2007
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 33:95-102. 2013
    ..To understand the distribution pattern and time trend of unintentional injury mortalities is crucial in order to develop prevention strategies...
  3. doi request reprint Association between lifetime stress and obesity in Canadians
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Med 55:464-7. 2012
    ..Obesity has been linked to stress, but there is lack of strong evidence from general populations...
  4. pmc Pulmonary function in adults with recent and former asthma and the role of sex and atopy
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451, Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8 M5, Canada
    BMC Pulm Med 12:32. 2012
    ..This study was to determine the association between asthma and reduced pulmonary function in adults and the modification by sex and atopic status...
  5. pmc Association of the TLR4 Asp299Gly polymorphism with lung function in relation to body mass index
    Punam Pahwa
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture, R U H, Saskatchewan, Canada
    BMC Pulm Med 9:46. 2009
    ..Previous studies have shown conflicting results for the association between TLR4 polymorphism (Asp299Gly) and lung function. We investigated the influence of TLR4 Asp299Gly, a polymorphism, on lung function in a community population...
  6. pmc High prevalence of hyperglycaemia and the impact of high household income in transforming rural China
    Chaowei Fu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety, Ministry of Education, Shanghai 200032, China
    BMC Public Health 11:862. 2011
    ..The prevalence of hyperglycaemia and its association with socioeconomic factors have been well studied in developed countries, however, little is known about them in transforming rural China...
  7. pmc Inclusion of unaffected sibs increases power in model-free linkage analysis of a behavioral trait
    Sabine Plancoulaine
    Laboratoire de Genetique Humaine des Maladies Infectieuses, INSERM U 550, Faculte de Medecine Necker, Université de Paris René Descartes, 156, rue de Vaugirard, 75015 Paris, France
    BMC Genet 6:S22. 2005
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  8. doi request reprint Depression associated with sexually transmitted infection in Canada
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 84:535-40. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to determine the association between sexually transmitted infection (STI) and the prevalence of depression among the general Canadian population...
  9. pmc Cluster of liver cancer and immigration: a geographic analysis of incidence data for Ontario 1998-2002
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 7:28. 2008
    ..Liver cancer incidence data between 1998 and 2002 were obtained from the Ontario Cancer Registry. The Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) in 2001 provided information on potential risk factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic disease status, self-perceived health and hospital admissions are important predictors for having a flu shot in Canada
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    Vaccine 25:7436-40. 2007
    ..To increase the coverage of influenza vaccination in the general population and in the elderly subpopulation, those who consider themselves to be healthy need more attention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reduced risk of atopic sensitization among farmers: the Humboldt study
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 144:338-42. 2007
    ..It needs to be clarified whether farming is associated with a reduced risk of atopy or allergic condition. There is a lack of consistent evidence for prevalences of atopy, respiratory allergy and asthma in adult farmers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions associated with body mass index in Canadian adults
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:962-7. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between excess weight and health-care utilization in general Canadian population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of relatively low level of particulate ar pollution on hospitalization for COPD in elderly people
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine and McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Inhal Toxicol 16:21-5. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference is associated with pulmonary function in normal-weight, overweight, and obese subjects
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:35-9. 2007
    ..Because both weight and height are indicators of body size, body mass index (BMI) may not be an ideal index of obesity in prediction of pulmonary dysfunction...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ecological measures of socioeconomic status and hospital readmissions for asthma among Canadian adults
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont, K1H 8M5 Canada
    Respir Med 98:446-53. 2004
    ..Lack of an association between area-based socioeconomic status (SES) and readmission for asthma was investigated in a country with a universal health care system...
  16. ncbi request reprint The association between obesity and asthma is stronger in nonallergic than allergic adults
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8M5
    Chest 130:890-5. 2006
    ..To determine the modifying effects of sex and allergy history on the association between body mass index (BMI) and asthma prevalence...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of coarse ambient particulate matter on first, second, and overall hospital admissions for respiratory disease among the elderly
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Inhal Toxicol 17:649-55. 2005
    ..5 has a larger effect on respiratory admissions than PM2.5...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sex specificity of asthma associated with objectively measured body mass index and waist circumference: the Humboldt study
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8M5
    Chest 128:3048-54. 2005
    ..To investigate the possibility of sex specificity for the association of obesity and asthma using objective measures of body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Changing age-pattern of hospitalisation risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in men and women in Canada
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    Age Ageing 34:373-7. 2005
    ..To examine the changing pattern of age distributions of hospitalisation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among Canadian men and women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gender, environmental tobacco smoke, and pulmonary function in rural children and adolescents: the Humboldt study
    Y Chen
    IDepartment of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    J Agric Saf Health 11:167-73. 2005
    ..We concluded that ETS exposure had a larger effect on pulmonary function in girls than in boys...
  21. ncbi request reprint In a retrospective study of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease inpatients, respiratory comorbidities were significantly associated with prognosis
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1199-205. 2005
    ..Comorbidities may be related to the prognosis for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We examined respiratory comorbidities associated with length of stay and in-hospital mortality among COPD patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sex-related interactive effect of smoking and household pets on asthma incidence
    Y Chen
    Dept of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Eur Respir J 20:1162-6. 2002
    ..These results indicate that smoking, having pets at home and other environmental factors can partly explain asthma morbidity among female Canadians...
  23. doi request reprint Changing prevalence of obesity in a rural community between 1977 and 2003: a multiple cross-sectional study
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5, Canada
    Public Health 123:15-9. 2009
    ..To determine the changes in the prevalence of obesity in a rural community between 1977 and 2003...
  24. doi request reprint Smoking and asthma in men and women with normal weight, overweight, and obesity
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Asthma 48:490-4. 2011
    ..There is a complex interrelationship among smoking, body weight, and asthma. It needs to be clarified whether smoking is related to an increased risk of asthma after taking into account for relative body weight...
  25. doi request reprint Increased effect of obesity on asthma in adults with low household income
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
    J Asthma 47:263-8. 2010
    ..Both obesity and low income are risk factors of asthma and their joint effect on the disease has not been studied previously...
  26. doi request reprint Reduced risk of hospitalization associated with influenza vaccination in Canada
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Vaccine 28:2290-5. 2010
    ..A 10% increase in influenza vaccination less than 1 year ago was associated with a reduction of 11% in the risk of hospitalization over a 12-month time period at the health region level...
  27. doi request reprint Reversed gender distribution of diabetes in Northern Canada
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    Public Health 123:782-6. 2009
    ..To determine age and gender distributions of prevalent diabetes and related risk factors for Northern Canadians...
  28. doi request reprint Association between obesity and depression in Canadians
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1687-92. 2009
    ..To determine the age and sex variations in the associations between obesity and depression...
  29. ncbi request reprint Obesity and leisure time physical activity among Canadians
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    Prev Med 42:261-5. 2006
    ..The association between physical activity and obesity are age and sex related...
  30. doi request reprint Synergy of BMI and family history on diabetes: the Humboldt Study
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 13:461-5. 2010
    ..To examine the joint effect of family history and BMI on diabetes...
  31. doi request reprint Association between obesity and atopy in adults
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 153:372-7. 2010
    ..Previous literature on the association between obesity and atopy has been inconsistent. The aim of the study was to determine the relationship between obesity and atopic sensitization in adults...
  32. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of chronic rhinosinusitis in Canadians
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    Laryngoscope 113:1199-205. 2003
    ..To study the prevalence of chronic rhinosinusitis and its risk factors among Canadians...
  33. doi request reprint Waist circumference associated with pulmonary function in children
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:216-21. 2009
    ..WC but not body mass index predicted a decline of FEV(1)/FVC. WC had a larger impact on FVC than FEV(1). WC, but not BMI, was negatively associated with FEV(1)/FVC in children...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmissions for asthma in children and young adults in Canada
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:22-6. 2003
    ..Airway size, female hormonal changes, increased use of cosmetic products, and cigarette smoking among adolescent girls may contribute to the age- and sex-differences in adolescence...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sex difference in hospitalization due to asthma in relation to age
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:180-7. 2003
    ..The data suggest that sex is an important determinant for asthma, and the sex effect varies considerably over a life span...
  36. ncbi request reprint Age and sex variations in hospital readmissions for COPD associated with overall and cardiac comorbidity
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:394-9. 2009
    ..To determine sex and age variations in hospital readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) associated with overall and cardiac comorbid conditions...
  37. doi request reprint Atopy, obesity, and asthma in adults: the Humboldt study
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Agromedicine 14:222-7. 2009
    ..The data suggested a stronger association between obesity and asthma among nonatopic people than among atopic people...
  38. doi request reprint Radon and nonrespiratory mortality in the American Cancer Society cohort
    Michelle C Turner
    Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 176:808-14. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that residential radon is not associated with any other mortality beyond lung cancer or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association between maternal exposure to ambient air pollutants during pregnancy and fetal growth restriction
    Shiliang Liu
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ontario, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:426-32. 2007
    ..Our findings add to the emerging body of evidence that exposure to relatively low levels of ambient air pollutants in urban areas during pregnancy is associated with adverse effects on fetal growth...
  40. ncbi request reprint Gaseous air pollutants and asthma hospitalization of children with low household income in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mei Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 159:294-303. 2004
    ..No significantly positive associations were found between carbon monoxide and ozone and asthma hospitalization in either low or high socioeconomic groups...
  41. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the impact of obesity category on major chronic diseases in Canada
    Ying Jiang
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Locator 6702A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    ScientificWorldJournal 7:1211-21. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the impact of obesity on Canadians inverted exclamation mark health should be studied and dealt with by obesity level. The greatest impact of clinical obesity was on hypertension and diabetes control in Canada...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association between particulate air pollution and first hospital admission for childhood respiratory illness in Vancouver, Canada
    Qiuying Yang
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Environ Health 59:14-21. 2004
    ..22 (1.02, 1.48) and 1.14 (0.99, 1.32). The data indicated the possibility of harmful effects from coarse PM on first hospitalization for respiratory disease in early childhood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of short-term exposure to low levels of gaseous pollutants on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease hospitalizations
    Qiuying Yang
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1N 6N5
    Environ Res 99:99-105. 2005
    ..Nitrogen dioxide has a significant impact on COPD hospitalization. Further studies are needed to separate the effects of single pollutants from the combined effects of the complex mixture of air pollutants in urban atmospheres...
  44. ncbi request reprint Association between air pollution and multiple respiratory hospitalizations among the elderly in Vancouver, Canada
    Karen Y Fung
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Inhal Toxicol 18:1005-11. 2006
    ..018-1.070). We also found PM10-2.5 for 3-day and 5-day lag to be significant, with the strongest association at 5-day lag (RR = 1.020, 95% CI: 1.001-1.039). No significant associations with admission were found with current day exposure...
  45. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences in the association between socioeconomic status and self-reported diabetes
    Mei Tang
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 32:381-5. 2003
    ..The prevalence of diabetes has been steadily increasing in Western countries. We investigated the impact of socioeconomic status (SES) on the prevalence of self-reported diabetes, and its differences between genders...
  46. ncbi request reprint Obesity may increase the incidence of asthma in women but not in men: longitudinal observations from the Canadian National Population Health Surveys
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 155:191-7. 2002
    ..1, 3.4), whereas the corresponding odds ratio of 1.1 (95% confidence interval: 0.3, 3.6) for men was not significantly different from unity. The authors concluded that obesity was related to development of asthma in women but not in men...
  47. ncbi request reprint The contribution of excess weight to prevalent diabetes in Canadian adults
    Ying Jiang
    Surveillance and Risk Assessment Division, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health 122:271-6. 2008
    ..To determine the contribution of excess weight to prevalent diabetes based on data from a representative Canadian population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Coarse particulate matter and hospitalization for respiratory infections in children younger than 15 years in Toronto: a case-crossover analysis
    Mei Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 116:e235-40. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between ambient air pollution and hospitalization for respiratory infections among children who were younger than 15 years in Toronto during a 4-year period (1998-2001)...
  49. pmc Radon and COPD mortality in the American Cancer Society Cohort
    Michelle C Turner
    Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur Respir J 39:1113-9. 2012
    ..05). Findings suggest residential radon may increase COPD mortality. Further research is needed to confirm this finding and to better understand possible complex inter-relationships between radon, COPD and lung cancer...
  50. doi request reprint Long-term ambient fine particulate matter air pollution and lung cancer in a large cohort of never-smokers
    Michelle C Turner
    Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 184:1374-81. 2011
    ..5)) air pollution increases cardiopulmonary mortality. However, the role of PM(2.5) in the etiology of lung cancer is less clear, particularly at concentrations that prevail in developed countries and in never-smokers...
  51. ncbi request reprint Neonatal death and morbidity in vertex-nonvertex second twins according to mode of delivery and birth weight
    Qiuying Yang
    OMNI Research Group, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Unveristy of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:840-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the risk of neonatal death and morbidity in vertex-nonvertex second twins according to the mode of delivery and birth weight...
  52. pmc The influence of ambient coarse particulate matter on asthma hospitalization in children: case-crossover and time-series analyses
    Mei Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:575-81. 2002
    ..For the most part, relative risk estimates from the unidirectional case-crossover analysis were more pronounced compared with both bidirectional case-crossover and time-series analyses...
  53. ncbi request reprint Association between ozone and respiratory admissions among children and the elderly in Vancouver, Canada
    Qiuying Yang
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Inhal Toxicol 15:1297-308. 2003
    ..These associations persisted after adjustment for both copollutant exposures and socioeconomic status...
  54. ncbi request reprint Chronic sinusitis and arterial hypertension in a national population health survey
    Robert Dales
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1H 8L6
    Int J Cardiol 107:230-4. 2006
    ..To determine if sinusitis is associated with arterial hypertension in the Canadian population...
  55. ncbi request reprint Determinants of breast-feeding and weaning in Alberta, Canada
    Qiuying Yang
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 26:975-81. 2004
    ..To assess the determinants of breast-feeding initiation and duration at the population level in Alberta, Canada...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impact of particulate air pollution on quality-adjusted life expectancy in Canada
    Douglas Coyle
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1847-63. 2003
    ..Further analysis can assess the efficiency of targeting such initiatives to communities that are most likely to benefit...
  57. ncbi request reprint Fine particulate air pollution and all-cause mortality within the Harvard Six-Cities Study: variations in risk by period of exposure
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 12:568-76. 2002
    ..We used Poisson regression methods to examine the relation between temporal changes in the levels of fine particulate air pollution (PM(2.5)) and the risk of mortality among participants of the Harvard Six Cities longitudinal study...
  58. doi request reprint The proportion of influenza vaccination in Ontario, Canada in 2007/2008 compared with other provinces
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1S 5S8
    Vaccine 30:1981-5. 2012
    ..The results of this study may help to inform the development of strategies to increase vaccination coverage in Canada...
  59. ncbi request reprint Maternal cigarette smoking and the risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension and eclampsia
    Qiuying Yang
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 35:288-93. 2006
    ..No previous study has specifically examined the relationship between maternal smoking and eclampsia...
  60. doi request reprint Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D associated with pulmonary function in Canadian adults with excess adiposity
    Sara Khan
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:174-9. 2013
    ..Vitamin D deficiency is an important health issue, particularly among people residing in northern countries. Low concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] have been linked to several health conditions...
  61. ncbi request reprint Air quality risk assessment and management
    Yue Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:24-39. 2008
    ..These initiatives serve as the legislative framework for air quality management in North America and Europe...
  62. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is associated with lung cancer mortality in a prospective study of never smokers
    Michelle C Turner
    McLaughlin Center for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:285-90. 2007
    ..Several studies have suggested that previous lung disease may increase the risk of lung cancer. It is important to clarify the association between previous lung disease and lung cancer risk in the general population...
  63. ncbi request reprint An overview of the association between allergy and cancer
    Michelle C Turner
    R Samuel McLaughlin Center for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Cancer 118:3124-32. 2006
    ..There is also a need for further basic research to clarify a potential mechanism, should an association exist...
  64. ncbi request reprint Stroke associated with diabetes among Canadians: sex and age differences
    Mei Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 28:46-9. 2007
    ..To determine the age and sex variations in the relationship between diabetes and stroke...
  65. ncbi request reprint Association between diabetes and depression: Sex and age differences
    W Zhao
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1 H 8M5
    Public Health 120:696-704. 2006
    ..To examine the association between diabetes and the prevalence of depression in different sex and age groups by analysing the cross-sectional data from the National Population Health Survey, conducted in Canada in 1996-1997...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effect of weight reduction on respiratory function and airway reactivity in obese women
    Shawn D Aaron
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Chest 125:2046-52. 2004
    ..Population-based studies have documented an association between obesity and an increased prevalence of asthma in women...
  67. pmc Association between gaseous ambient air pollutants and adverse pregnancy outcomes in Vancouver, Canada
    Shiliang Liu
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1773-8. 2003
    ..0 ppm increase) during the first month of pregnancy. In conclusion, relatively low concentrations of gaseous air pollutants are associated with adverse effects on birth outcomes in populations experiencing diverse air pollution profiles...
  68. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality among US men and women with asthma and hay fever
    Michelle C Turner
    R Samuel McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 162:212-21. 2005
    ..Collectively, these results suggest an inverse association between a history of allergy and cancer mortality; however, the strength of evidence for this association is limited...
  69. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of depression in COPD patients with higher education and income
    Mei Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Chron Respir Dis 2:13-9. 2005
    ..However, this pattern was not found in men. In conclusion, COPD patients with higher education are more likely to be depressed. The modifying effect of income may vary by gender. Possible reasons for these findings are explored...
  70. ncbi request reprint The association between home and vehicle environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and chronic bronchitis in a Canadian population: the Canadian Community Health Survey, 2005
    Jessica Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Inhal Toxicol 21:244-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, vehicle exposure to ETS was significantly associated with chronic bronchitis, and children and adolescents exposed to ETS were more susceptible to the disease...
  71. ncbi request reprint The association between allergy and rheumatoid arthritis in the Canadian population
    Jacob Karsh
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:783-7. 2005
    ....
  72. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and renal cell carcinoma in Canadian men and women
    Jinfu Hu
    Evidence and Risk Assessment Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, AL 6701A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:7-14. 2008
    ..The present study examines the association between alcohol intake and the risk of RCC among men and women...
  73. pmc Frequency of colorectal cancer screening and the impact of family physicians on screening behaviour
    Ryan Zarychanski
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 177:593-7. 2007
    ..We examined the frequency of colorectal cancer screening in 4 Canadian provinces and the influence of patient contact with a family physician on the uptake of cancer screening...
  74. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and clinical predictors of operative delivery for the vertex second twin after normal vaginal delivery of the first twin
    Qiuying Yang
    OMNI Research Group, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:178-84. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to estimate occurrence and explore clinical predictors of abdominal and vaginal operative delivery in vertex second twin after normal vaginal delivery of the first twin...
  75. ncbi request reprint Testing the harvesting hypothesis by time-domain regression analysis. II: covariate effects
    Karen Fung
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1155-65. 2005
    ..We believe that time-scale regression has limited value for detecting mortality displacement in time-series data...
  76. pmc Influence of family income on hospital visits for asthma among Canadian school children
    R E Dales
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, and Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Thorax 57:513-7. 2002
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate the mechanisms by which socioeconomic status may influence asthma morbidity in Canada...
  77. doi request reprint Radon and lung cancer in the American Cancer Society cohort
    Michelle C Turner
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, One Stewart Street, Room 313, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:438-48. 2011
    ..Here, the association between residential radon and lung cancer mortality was examined in a large-scale cohort study...
  78. ncbi request reprint Asthma and the risk of hospitalization in Canada : the role of socioeconomic and demographic factors
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 119:708-13. 2001
    ..Asthma is an important determinant of hospitalization. The study aims to examine the modifying effects of demographic and socioeconomic factors on the relationship between asthma and the overall number of hospitalizations...
  79. ncbi request reprint Incidence of second primary breast cancer among women with a first primary in Manitoba, Canada
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 67:35-40. 2001
    ..The data provide epidemiological information on second primary breast cancer risk for the general female population in Manitoba, Canada...
  80. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of contralateral breast cancer
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:855-61. 1999
    ..Additional analytical studies addressing all potential risk factors associated with the development of contralateral breast cancer are necessary in view of the increasing incidence and survival of women with a first primary...
  81. ncbi request reprint Major genetic effects on airway-parenchymal dysanapsis of the lung: the Humboldt family study
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Genet Epidemiol 16:95-110. 1999
    ..The study provides evidence for a single locus influencing airway-parenchymal dysanapsis...
  82. ncbi request reprint Segregation analyses of asthma and respiratory allergy: the Humboldt family study
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    Am J Med Genet 104:23-30. 2001
    ..The data suggest that a major gene related to respiratory allergy may explain the familial aggregation of asthma...
  83. pmc Effect of short-term exposure to gaseous pollution on asthma hospitalisation in children: a bi-directional case-crossover analysis
    M Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:50-5. 2003
    ..Assess associations between short-term exposure to gaseous pollutants and asthma hospitalisation among boys and girls 6 to12 years of age...
  84. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among Canadians and sex-related risk factors
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:755-61. 2000
    ..Early initiation of smoking and being overweight had stronger relationships to the prevalence of COPD in women than in men. On the contrary, household income was more strongly related to COPD for men than for women...
  85. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time energy expenditure in asthmatics and non-asthmatics
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Respir Med 95:13-8. 2001
    ..It was concluded that asthmatics were not consistently inactive compared with non-asthmatics. Leisure-time physical activity cannot explain the positive association between obesity and asthma...
  86. ncbi request reprint Evidence for major genetic control of wheeze in relation to history of respiratory allergy: Humboldt family study
    Y Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med Genet 75:485-91. 1998
    ..24). The data suggest that a single locus gene explains a portion of wheeze that is related to respiratory allergy, and that common environmental factors and/or polygenes also account for a certain familial aggregation of wheeze...
  87. ncbi request reprint Neonatal mortality and morbidity in vertex-vertex second twins according to mode of delivery and birth weight
    Q Yang
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, and Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    J Perinatol 26:3-10. 2006
    ..To assess the risk of neonatal mortality and morbidity in vertex-vertex second twins according to mode of delivery and birth weight...
  88. doi request reprint Smoking and binge drinking among Canadian survivors of childhood and adolescent cancers: a comparative, population-based study
    Kendra Carswell
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:280-7. 2008
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Role of social support in the relationship between sexually transmitted infection and depression among young women in Canada
    Yanhui Gao
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    J Epidemiol 20:313-8. 2010
    ..However, little is known about how social support affects the association between STI and depression among young women in Canada...
  90. ncbi request reprint Impacts of diabetes and hypertension on the risk of hospitalization among less educated people
    M Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Hum Hypertens 21:225-30. 2007
    ..6, 5.6%) for people with low education, but was similar for those with well-educated people. Possible reasons for the modifying effect of education on the relationship among hypertension, diabetes and hospitalization were discussed...
  91. ncbi request reprint Does leptin play a role in obesity-asthma relationship?
    Xiao Mei Mai
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:207-12. 2009
    ..Weight loss is associated with decreased circulating leptin concentration in children. Weight control program may need to be considered in the treatment of asthma in obese children...
  92. pmc The Fgl2/fibroleukin prothrombinase contributes to immunologically mediated thrombosis in experimental and human viral hepatitis
    Philip A Marsden
    CIHR Group on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Organ Injury, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Invest 112:58-66. 2003
    ..Fibrin deposition was strongly associated with Fgl2/fibroleukin expression. Collectively, these data indicate a critical role for Fgl2/fibroleukin in the pathophysiology of experimental and human viral hepatitis...
  93. pmc Access to specialist gastroenterology care in Canada: the Practice Audit in Gastroenterology (PAGE) Wait Times Program
    D Armstrong
    McMaster Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 22:155-60. 2008
    ..Wait times for gastroenterology consultation and procedures have not been studied, although digestive diseases pose a greater economic burden in Canada than cancer or heart disease...
  94. ncbi request reprint Induction of ErbB-2/neu-specific protective and therapeutic antitumor immunity using genetically modified dendritic cells: enhanced efficacy by cotransduction of gene encoding IL-12
    Y Chen
    Centre for Gene Therapeutics, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Gene Ther 8:316-23. 2001
    ..These studies support DC vaccines as a therapeutic strategy for human breast cancer, while emphasizing the importance of optimizing an immune response by combining tumor antigen presentation with immunostimulatory cytokines...
  95. doi request reprint Risk factors for ischaemic and intracerebral haemorrhagic stroke in 22 countries (the INTERSTROKE study): a case-control study
    MARTIN J O'DONNELL
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Lancet 376:112-23. 2010
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint The association between allergy and diabetes in the Canadian population: implications for the Th1-Th2 hypothesis
    Robert Dales
    Department of Medicine, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Canada
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:713-7. 2005
    ..25 (95% CI: 1.06, 1.49). These results do not provide evidence for the existence of the Th1/Th2 paradigm as a determinant of disease patterns in the general population...
  97. ncbi request reprint Identification and validation of S100A7 associated with lung squamous cell carcinoma metastasis to brain
    Hao Zhang
    Key Laboratory for Cell Proliferation and Regulation Biology Ministry of Education, Beijing Normal University, 19th Xinjiekouwai St, 100875 Beijing, China
    Lung Cancer 57:37-45. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that S100A7 expression is closely associated with SCC metastasis to brain and may be a potential biomarker for monitoring the development of SCC...
  98. ncbi request reprint Obesity and asthma in children
    Yue Chen
    J Pediatr 144:146-7. 2004
  99. ncbi request reprint Comparison of time series and case-crossover analyses of air pollution and hospital admission data
    Karen Y Fung
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 32:1064-70. 2003
    ..While each technique has its own advantages and disadvantages, there remains considerable uncertainty as to which statistical methodology is preferable for evaluating data of this type...
  100. ncbi request reprint A time-series study of air pollution, socioeconomic status, and mortality in Vancouver, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:427-35. 2003
    ..However, these results should be interpreted cautiously due to the small number of deaths observed within each stratum of socioeconomic status...
  101. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological study of primary nocturnal enuresis in Chinese children and adolescents
    Jian Guo Wen
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Urodynamic Centre of the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, China
    Eur Urol 49:1107-13. 2006
    ..Assessment of the prevalence of primary nocturnal enuresis (PNE) and its risk factors in Chinese children and adolescents in the central areas of mainland China...