Gerald L Hoff

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pre-pregnancy overweight status between successive pregnancies and pregnancy outcomes
    Gerald L Hoff
    Health Department, Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 2666, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1413-7. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in smoking behavior between first and second pregnancies
    Gerald L Hoff
    Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City Health Department, Kansas City MO 64108, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:583-90. 2007
  3. pmc Excess Hispanic fetal-infant mortality in a midwestern community
    Gerald L Hoff
    Kansas City Health Department, Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:711-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Perinatal periods of risk analysis of infant mortality in Jackson County, Missouri
    Jinwen Cai
    Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City Health Department, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:270-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of health compromising behaviors on preterm births
    Paul C Dew
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, 1750 Independence Ave, Kansas City, Missouri 64106, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:227-33. 2007
  6. pmc Fetal mortality: timing of racial disparities
    Jinwen Cai
    Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City Health Department, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1258-61. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Ponderal index of the newborn: effect of smoking on the index of the small-for-gestational-age infant
    Felix A Okah
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:353-60. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in excess fetal and infant mortality using perinatal periods of risk analysis
    V James Guillory
    Kansas City Missouri Health Department, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1450-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for recurrent small-for-gestational-age birth
    Felix A Okah
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:1-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Perinatal periods of risk: analysis of fetal-infant mortality rates in Kansas City, Missouri
    Jinwen Cai
    Kansas City Health Department, Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City, MS, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:199-205. 2005

Collaborators

  • Jinwen Cai
  • Paul C Dew
  • Felix A Okah
  • Ron Griffin
  • Yifei Liu
  • V James Guillory
  • William D Snook
  • Thomas W Young
  • Christine Riederer-Trainor
  • Catherine A McLean
  • Rex Archer
  • Mark A Hoffman
  • Liang Hong
  • Jan Russell
  • Suzanna E Wooden
  • Tiffany Wilkinson
  • David L Trees
  • Joan S Knapp
  • Lauri E Markowitz
  • Susan A Wang
  • Lesha Y Dennis
  • William C Levine
  • Aaron Bush
  • Ron G Griffin
  • Tiffany H Wilkinson
  • Wayne Myers

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Pre-pregnancy overweight status between successive pregnancies and pregnancy outcomes
    Gerald L Hoff
    Health Department, Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 2666, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1413-7. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in smoking behavior between first and second pregnancies
    Gerald L Hoff
    Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City Health Department, Kansas City MO 64108, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:583-90. 2007
    ..To assess changes in maternal smoking behavior at the second pregnancy...
  3. pmc Excess Hispanic fetal-infant mortality in a midwestern community
    Gerald L Hoff
    Kansas City Health Department, Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:711-7. 2009
    ..We assessed excess fetal-infant mortality for Hispanic, non-Hispanic white, and non-Hispanic black populations in five contiguous counties of Missouri and Kansas...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perinatal periods of risk analysis of infant mortality in Jackson County, Missouri
    Jinwen Cai
    Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City Health Department, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:270-7. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of health compromising behaviors on preterm births
    Paul C Dew
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, 1750 Independence Ave, Kansas City, Missouri 64106, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:227-33. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Fetal mortality: timing of racial disparities
    Jinwen Cai
    Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City Health Department, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1258-61. 2007
    ..The lack of disparity for non-Hispanic blacks and the disparity for non-Hispanic whites during earlier gestation or with low weights were associated with the disparate rates for very preterm live birth...
  7. doi request reprint Ponderal index of the newborn: effect of smoking on the index of the small-for-gestational-age infant
    Felix A Okah
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:353-60. 2010
    ..There is a need to use PI in exploring and defining previously observed associations between SGA and adult-onset obesity/metabolic syndrome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in excess fetal and infant mortality using perinatal periods of risk analysis
    V James Guillory
    Kansas City Missouri Health Department, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1450-6. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for recurrent small-for-gestational-age birth
    Felix A Okah
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:1-7. 2010
    ..R-SGA is potentially preventable because of its association with potentially modifiable factors such as smoking and weight gain in pregnancy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Perinatal periods of risk: analysis of fetal-infant mortality rates in Kansas City, Missouri
    Jinwen Cai
    Kansas City Health Department, Office of Epidemiology and Community Health Monitoring, Kansas City, MS, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:199-205. 2005
    ..Results offer important information that can be used to develop community-based prevention strategies related to racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality rates (IMR)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Are fewer women smoking during pregnancy?
    Felix A Okah
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:456-61. 2005
    ..To determine whether pregnancy-smoking rates have changed in last decade...
  12. doi request reprint Smoking during pregnancy rates trends in a high smoking prevalence state, 1990-2009
    Gerald L Hoff
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, St Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    South Med J 105:636-44. 2012
    ..To assess the trends for smoking during pregnancy for whites and blacks in Missouri, a state with a high prevalence of smoking, for the period 1990-2009...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Richard Cory phenomenon: suicide and wealth in Kansas City, Missouri
    Thomas W Young
    Jackson County Medical Examiner, 660 East Twenty Fourth Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Forensic Sci 50:443-7. 2005
    ..04) and 3) more likely to have killed themselves because of factors other than financial strain (8.0% of suicides showed financial strain)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Term-gestation low birth weight and health-compromising behaviors during pregnancy
    Felix A Okah
    Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:543-50. 2005
    ..To estimate the association between term-gestation low birth weight (term-LBW) rates and increasing numbers of health-compromising behaviors during pregnancy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Failure to embrace the barrier/condom use message
    Ron Griffin
    Kansas City Health Department, Kansas City, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 17:24-9. 2006
    ..The authors concluded that a different approach is needed to translate the barrier/condom use message into a behavioral response...
  16. ncbi request reprint Emergency department visits and hospitalizations resulting from dog bites, Kansas City, MO, 1998-2002
    Gerald L Hoff
    Kansas City Health Department, USA
    Mo Med 102:565-8. 2005
    ..We discuss deficiencies in the reporting of animal bites as well as recommended community efforts in reducing the burden of dog bite trauma...
  17. doi request reprint Demographic risk factors affecting emergency room visits caused by benzodiazepine poisoning in Kansas City, Missouri, from 2001 to 2007
    Yifei Liu
    Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, The University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Int J Pharm Pract 19:166-70. 2011
    ..The study objective was to identify demographic risk factors associated with emergency room visits caused by benzodiazepine poisoning...
  18. pmc Multijurisdictional approach to biosurveillance, Kansas City
    Mark A Hoffman
    Cerner Corporation, 2800 Rockcreek Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64117 2551, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1281-6. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint When bioterrorism strikes: communication issues for the local health department
    Christine Riederer-Trainor
    Division of Health Education and Health Communication at the Kansas City Health Department in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Health Promot Pract 6:424-9. 2005
    ..However, accompanying its implementation were unforeseen issues related to both internal and external communications. These issues and the lessons learned are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint The emergence of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with decreased susceptibility to Azithromycin in Kansas City, Missouri, 1999 to 2000
    Catherine A McLean
    Division of STD Prevention, Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:73-8. 2004
    ..0 microg/mL) in the United States. GOAL The goal of this study was to identify risk factors for AziDS N. gonorrhoeae and to describe isolate microbiology...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cumulative and residual risks of small for gestational age neonates after changing pregnancy-smoking behaviors
    Felix A Okah
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Missouri 64108, USA
    Am J Perinatol 24:191-6. 2007
    ..Therefore, antismoking socialization during pregnancy should focus on preventing and stopping current pregnancy-smoking, irrespective of past behavior...