B C K Choi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc All-cause mortality and risk factors in a cohort of retired military male veterans, Xi'an, China: an 18-year follow up study
    Xiao Y Sai
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Military Services and Statistics, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, China
    BMC Public Health 7:290. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint An international comparison of women's health issues in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Canada, Hong Kong, and Singapore: the CIDA-SEAGEP Study
    Bernard C K Choi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada K1H 5N1
    ScientificWorldJournal 4:989-1006. 2004
  3. pmc Health and social consequences in the quest for comfort, convenience and pleasure
    B C K Choi
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 432 Pleasant Park Read, Ottawa K1H 5N1, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:922. 2006
  4. pmc Health proverbs
    Bernard C K Choi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1010. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Achieving the daily step goal of 10,000 steps: the experience of a Canadian family attached to pedometers
    Bernard C K Choi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 30:E108-13. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Daily step goal of 10,000 steps: a literature review
    Bernard C K Choi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 30:E146-51. 2007
  7. pmc A simple approximate mathematical model to predict the number of severe acute respiratory syndrome cases and deaths
    B C K Choi
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 5N1
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:831-5. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Finding the real case-fatality rate of H5N1 avian influenza
    F C K Li
    Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 100 Colonnade Road Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K9, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:555-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Enhancing global capacity in the surveillance, prevention, and control of chronic diseases: seven themes to consider and build upon
    B C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:391-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint An international comparison of women's occupational health issues in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore: the CIDA-SEAGEP study
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, AL number 6701A, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1B4, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:515-22. 2005

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc All-cause mortality and risk factors in a cohort of retired military male veterans, Xi'an, China: an 18-year follow up study
    Xiao Y Sai
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Military Services and Statistics, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, China
    BMC Public Health 7:290. 2007
    ..Risk factors of all-cause mortality have not been reported in Chinese retired military veterans. The objective of the study was to examine the risk factors and proportional mortality in a Chinese retired military male cohort...
  2. ncbi request reprint An international comparison of women's health issues in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Canada, Hong Kong, and Singapore: the CIDA-SEAGEP Study
    Bernard C K Choi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada K1H 5N1
    ScientificWorldJournal 4:989-1006. 2004
    ..Based on this study, 17 recommendations were made on surveillance, research, and programs and policies. A number of forthcoming changes in women''s health patterns in developing countries were also predicted...
  3. pmc Health and social consequences in the quest for comfort, convenience and pleasure
    B C K Choi
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 432 Pleasant Park Read, Ottawa K1H 5N1, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:922. 2006
  4. pmc Health proverbs
    Bernard C K Choi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1010. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Achieving the daily step goal of 10,000 steps: the experience of a Canadian family attached to pedometers
    Bernard C K Choi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 30:E108-13. 2007
    ..The family project also provides an example to encourage more Canadians to conduct family projects on healthy living...
  6. ncbi request reprint Daily step goal of 10,000 steps: a literature review
    Bernard C K Choi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 30:E146-51. 2007
    ..It also looks at a number of issues associated with achieving the daily step goal, such as considerations in walking, step counting and physical activity...
  7. pmc A simple approximate mathematical model to predict the number of severe acute respiratory syndrome cases and deaths
    B C K Choi
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 5N1
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:831-5. 2003
    ..Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is currently spreading in many countries. This paper proposes a simple approximate mathematical model for public health practitioners to predict the number of SARS cases and deaths...
  8. doi request reprint Finding the real case-fatality rate of H5N1 avian influenza
    F C K Li
    Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 100 Colonnade Road Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K9, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:555-9. 2008
    ..1% (1957 and 1968 pandemics) to 2.5% (1918 pandemic), the official World Health Organization estimate for the current outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza to date is around 60%...
  9. doi request reprint Enhancing global capacity in the surveillance, prevention, and control of chronic diseases: seven themes to consider and build upon
    B C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:391-7. 2008
    ..With increasing human progress and technological advance, the pandemic of chronic diseases will become an even bigger threat to global health...
  10. ncbi request reprint An international comparison of women's occupational health issues in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore: the CIDA-SEAGEP study
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, AL number 6701A, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1B4, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:515-22. 2005
    ..The study was funded by the Canadian International Development Agency's Southeast Asia Gender Equity Program...
  11. pmc Understanding the basic concepts of public health surveillance
    B C K Choi
    Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, AL no 1918C3, Tunney s Pasture, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:402. 2002
  12. pmc Understanding the functional components of public health surveillance
    B C K Choi
    Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, AL no 6701A, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1B4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:783. 2003
  13. pmc Public health practitioners can learn from the weather forecasters
    B C K Choi
    Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, AL no 6701A, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1B4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:450. 2004
  14. pmc Diseases of comfort: primary cause of death in the 22nd century
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control CCDPC, Public Health Agency of Canada PHAC, Government of Canada, AL no 6701A, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1B4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:1030-4. 2005
    ..If uncurbed, a new generation of "diseases of comfort" (such as those chronic diseases caused by obesity and physical inactivity) will become a major public health problem in this and the next century...
  15. pmc Twelve essentials of science-based policy
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, PL 6701A, 120 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 1B4
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A16. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Computer assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) for health surveys in public health surveillance: methodological issues and challenges ahead
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 25:21-7. 2004
    ..It is concluded that further discussion and views on improvements with regard to CATI methodological and practical issues will help build a better CATI survey-based public health surveillance system for the future...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multiple exposures to smoking, alcohol, physical inactivity and overweight: Prevalences according to the Canadian Community Health Survey Cycle 1.1
    Julia E Klein-Geltink
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 27:25-33. 2006
    ..Future studies are recommended to examine other risk factors, as well as interactions of multiple exposures in association with chronic disease...
  18. pmc Bringing chronic disease epidemiology and infectious disease epidemiology back together
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, AL no 6701A, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:832. 2007
  19. pmc Modulated release of health risk information to the general public with the use of mnemonics
    Bernard C K Choi
    Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:809. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinarity, interdisciplinarity, and transdisciplinarity in health research, services, education and policy: 2. Promotors, barriers, and strategies of enhancement
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada PHAC, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 30:E224-32. 2007
    ..The first discussed the definitions, objectives, and evidence of effectiveness of multiple disciplinary teamwork. This paper continues to examine the promotors, barriers, and ways to enhance such teamwork...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and measurement of health-related quality of life for individuals with diabetes mellitus by Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3) system
    Frank Mo
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Canada
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:1412-23. 2006
    ..In particular, results from this study suggest the need to address ways of reducing the burden of diabetes associated with health behaviours, and increasing the quality of life for the individuals with diabetes in Canada...
  22. ncbi request reprint Enhancing regional capacity in chronic disease surveillance in the Americas
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 17:130-41. 2005
  23. pmc Understanding the basic principles of knowledge translation
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:93. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and risk factors for accident injury in Canada from 1986 to 1996: an analysis of the Canadian Accident Injury Reporting and Evaluation (CAIRE) database
    Frank Mo
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, AL 1910C1, Tunney s Pasture, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1A 0K9
    Inj Control Saf Promot 9:73-81. 2002
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  25. pmc Can scientists and policy makers work together?
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:632-7. 2005
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  26. pmc Innovative ideas needed for timely and effective public health information dissemination
    Bernard C K Choi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:259. 2005
  27. pmc Two information dissemination approaches for public health decision makers: encyclopaedia and fire alarm
    Bernard C K Choi
    Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, AL no 6701A, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1B4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:634. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Understanding and minimizing epidemiologic bias in public health research
    Bernard C K Choi
    Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:284-6. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Statistical issues and quality indicators
    Bernard C K Choi
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:282; author reply 282-3. 2004
  30. pmc Emerging issues in public health information
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, AL no 6701A, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1B4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:823. 2006
  31. pmc Vision for a global registry of anticipated public health studies
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Bernard_
    Am J Public Health 97:S82-7. 2007
    ..This prospective, comprehensive system for tracking research in public health could help enhance collaboration and improve efficiency. Practical problems must be discussed before such a vision can be further developed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health issues associated with societal evolution
    Bernard C K Choi
    Clin Invest Med 29:129-30. 2006