Y C MacNab

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint On Gaussian Markov random fields and Bayesian disease mapping
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Stat Methods Med Res 20:49-68. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Autoregressive spatial smoothing and temporal spline smoothing for mapping rates
    Y C MacNab
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, and Centre for Community Child Health and Health Evaluation Research, British Columbia Institute for Children s and Women s Health, Vancouver, Canada
    Biometrics 57:949-56. 2001
  3. doi request reprint On Bayesian shared component disease mapping and ecological regression with errors in covariates
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    Stat Med 29:1239-49. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Bayesian multivariate disease mapping and ecological regression with errors in covariates: Bayesian estimation of DALYs and 'preventable' DALYs
    Ying C MacNab
    School of Population and Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Stat Med 28:1369-85. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Mapping disability-adjusted life years: a Bayesian hierarchical model framework for burden of disease and injury assessment
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Stat Med 26:4746-69. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint An innovative application of Bayesian disease mapping methods to patient safety research: a Canadian adverse medical event study
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Stat Med 25:3960-80. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Parametric bootstrap and penalized quasi-likelihood inference in conditional autoregressive models
    Y C MacNab
    Centre for Health Evaluation Research, British Columbia Institute for Children s and Women s Health, 4480 Oak Street, Rm E 414, Vancouver, B C, Canada V6H 3V4
    Stat Med 19:2421-35. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Bayesian spatial and ecological models for small-area accident and injury analysis
    Ying C MacNab
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 36:1019-28. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Regression B-spline smoothing in Bayesian disease mapping: with an application to patient safety surveillance
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Stat Med 26:4455-74. 2007
  10. pmc A conceptual model of water's role as a reservoir in Helicobacter pylori transmission: a review of the evidence
    N R Bellack
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 134:439-49. 2006

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint On Gaussian Markov random fields and Bayesian disease mapping
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Stat Methods Med Res 20:49-68. 2011
    ..Several illustrative examples of disease mapping and spatial regression are presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Autoregressive spatial smoothing and temporal spline smoothing for mapping rates
    Y C MacNab
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, and Centre for Community Child Health and Health Evaluation Research, British Columbia Institute for Children s and Women s Health, Vancouver, Canada
    Biometrics 57:949-56. 2001
    ..Regions with consistently high rate estimates may be followed for further investigation. The methodology is illustrated by analysis of British Columbia infant mortality data...
  3. doi request reprint On Bayesian shared component disease mapping and ecological regression with errors in covariates
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    Stat Med 29:1239-49. 2010
    ..Fully Bayesian inference via Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations is presented...
  4. doi request reprint Bayesian multivariate disease mapping and ecological regression with errors in covariates: Bayesian estimation of DALYs and 'preventable' DALYs
    Ying C MacNab
    School of Population and Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Stat Med 28:1369-85. 2009
    ..A burden of injury study on road traffic accidents in local health areas in British Columbia, Canada, is presented as an illustrative example...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mapping disability-adjusted life years: a Bayesian hierarchical model framework for burden of disease and injury assessment
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Stat Med 26:4746-69. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint An innovative application of Bayesian disease mapping methods to patient safety research: a Canadian adverse medical event study
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Stat Med 25:3960-80. 2006
    ..The work was motivated by the need to explore relatively efficient ways to analyse regional variations of health services outcomes and resource utilization when a considerable amount of statistical modelling and inference are required...
  7. ncbi request reprint Parametric bootstrap and penalized quasi-likelihood inference in conditional autoregressive models
    Y C MacNab
    Centre for Health Evaluation Research, British Columbia Institute for Children s and Women s Health, 4480 Oak Street, Rm E 414, Vancouver, B C, Canada V6H 3V4
    Stat Med 19:2421-35. 2000
    ..The proposed methodology is illustrated by analysing infant mortality in the province of British Columbia in Canada...
  8. ncbi request reprint Bayesian spatial and ecological models for small-area accident and injury analysis
    Ying C MacNab
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 36:1019-28. 2004
    ..Thereby they are potentially useful in identifying priority areas for injury/accident prevention and in informing regional health planning and policy development...
  9. ncbi request reprint Regression B-spline smoothing in Bayesian disease mapping: with an application to patient safety surveillance
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Stat Med 26:4455-74. 2007
    ..The methods are motivated and illustrated through a Bayesian analysis of adverse medical events (also known as iatrogenic injuries) among hospitalized elderly patients in British Columbia, Canada...
  10. pmc A conceptual model of water's role as a reservoir in Helicobacter pylori transmission: a review of the evidence
    N R Bellack
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 134:439-49. 2006
    ..Verification of the proposed model pathways has important implications for public-health prevention strategies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mixed models and empirical bayes estimation for retrospective exposure assessment of dust exposures in Canadian sawmills
    Melissa C Friesen
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:281-8. 2006
    ..We assess three models for predicting historical dust exposures of sawmill workers...
  12. doi request reprint Determinants of use of hearing protection devices in Canadian lumber mill workers
    Hind Sbihi
    School of Environmental Health, University of British Columbia, 3rd Floor, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:319-28. 2010
    ..As such information was seldom available for individual workers, modeling was necessary to predict hearing protection use and derive adjusted noise measures...
  13. doi request reprint An investigation of the adjustment of retrospective noise exposure for use of hearing protection devices
    Hind Sbihi
    School of Environmental Health, University of British Columbia, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:329-39. 2010
    ..To account for use of hearing protection devices (HPDs) in retrospective noise exposure assessment, adjust noise exposure estimates accordingly, and validate the adjusted estimates...
  14. ncbi request reprint Estimation in Bayesian disease mapping
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Biometrics 60:865-73. 2004
    ..The work is motivated by a recent analysis of small-area infant mortality rates in the province of British Columbia in Canada...
  15. ncbi request reprint A Bayesian hierarchical model for accident and injury surveillance
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, BC, Vancouver, Canada V6H 3V4
    Accid Anal Prev 35:91-102. 2003
    ..During the 10-year period, high injury risk ratios evolved from northwest to central-interior and the southeast [corrected]...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical Bayesian modeling of spatially correlated health service outcome and utilization rates
    Ying C MacNab
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada V6H 3V4
    Biometrics 59:305-16. 2003
    ..To illustrate relevant problems, methods, and techniques, we present an analysis of regional variation in intraventricular hemorrhage incidence rates among neonatal intensive care unit patients across Canada...
  17. ncbi request reprint Spatio-temporal modelling of rates for the construction of disease maps
    Ying C MacNab
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Stat Med 21:347-58. 2002
    ..The goals of the analysis are to produce more reliable small-area estimates of mortality rates, assess spatial patterns over time, and examine risk trends at both global (provincial) and local (local health area) levels...
  18. ncbi request reprint Instituting surveillance guidelines and adverse outcomes in preeclampsia
    Jennifer Menzies
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 110:121-7. 2007
    ..To assess the incidence of combined adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in women with preeclampsia before and after introducing standardized assessment and surveillance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical Bayesian spatial modelling of small-area rates of non-rare disease
    Ying C MacNab
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Stat Med 22:1761-73. 2003
    ..With this extension, we assess residual spatial effects and the extent to which risk factors such as illness severity at NICU admission, low birth weight, and very low birth weight influence the CLD rate variation...
  20. doi request reprint Proportional hazards frailty models for recurrent methadone maintenance treatment
    Bohdan Nosyk
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Providence Health Care Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:783-92. 2009
    ..Many reenter treatment. The primary finding of this study was that patients experiencing multiple treatment episodes tended to stay in treatment for progressively longer periods in later episodes...
  21. doi request reprint Mortality prediction in congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Robert Baird
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6H 3V4
    J Pediatr Surg 43:783-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the calibration and discrimination of these predictive models using the Canadian Pediatric Surgical Network dataset...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neonatal intensive care unit characteristics affect the incidence of severe intraventricular hemorrhage
    Anne R Synnes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Med Care 44:754-9. 2006
    ..The effect of NICU characteristics on this variation is unknown. The objective was to assess IVH attributable risks at both patient and NICU levels...
  23. doi request reprint Transferring injury data to decision makers in British Columbia
    Craig Mitton
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:41-3. 2008