Etsuji Suzuki

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Affiliation: Okayama University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Social and geographic inequalities in premature adult mortality in Japan: a multilevel observational study from 1970 to 2005
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    BMJ Open 2:e000425. 2012
  2. pmc A counterfactual approach to bias and effect modification in terms of response types
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:101. 2013
  3. pmc Social and geographical inequalities in suicide in Japan from 1975 through 2005: a census-based longitudinal analysis
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e63443. 2013
  4. pmc Clarifying the use of aggregated exposures in multilevel models: self-included vs. self-excluded measures
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e51717. 2012
  5. pmc Geographic inequalities in all-cause mortality in Japan: compositional or contextual?
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e39876. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Time changes, so do people
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 75:452-6; discussion 457-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint On the relations between excess fraction, attributable fraction, and etiologic fraction
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical, Okayama, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 175:567-75. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Green tea consumption and mortality among Japanese elderly people: the prospective Shizuoka elderly cohort
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 19:732-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Work-based social networks and health status among Japanese employees
    E Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:692-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Identification of operating mediation and mechanism in the sufficient-component cause framework
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama, Japan
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:347-57. 2011

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Publications38

  1. pmc Social and geographic inequalities in premature adult mortality in Japan: a multilevel observational study from 1970 to 2005
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    BMJ Open 2:e000425. 2012
    ..To examine trends in social and geographic inequalities in all-cause premature adult mortality in Japan...
  2. pmc A counterfactual approach to bias and effect modification in terms of response types
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:101. 2013
    ..In this study, the authors aim to further clarify the concepts of bias (confounding bias and selection bias) and effect modification in the counterfactual framework...
  3. pmc Social and geographical inequalities in suicide in Japan from 1975 through 2005: a census-based longitudinal analysis
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e63443. 2013
    ..The authors examined social and geographical inequalities in suicide in Japan from 1975 through 2005...
  4. pmc Clarifying the use of aggregated exposures in multilevel models: self-included vs. self-excluded measures
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e51717. 2012
    ..e. a self-excluded measure). In this study, we clarify the substantive and technical properties of these two measures when they are used as exposures in multilevel models...
  5. pmc Geographic inequalities in all-cause mortality in Japan: compositional or contextual?
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e39876. 2012
    ..In this study, we sought to further examine the emerging geographic inequalities in all-cause mortality, by exploring the relative contribution of composition and context in each prefecture...
  6. doi request reprint Time changes, so do people
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 75:452-6; discussion 457-8. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint On the relations between excess fraction, attributable fraction, and etiologic fraction
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical, Okayama, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 175:567-75. 2012
    ..Further, the authors clarify the relation between 3 distinct assumptions-positive monotonicity, no preventive action (or sufficient-cause positive monotonicity), and no preventive sequence...
  8. doi request reprint Green tea consumption and mortality among Japanese elderly people: the prospective Shizuoka elderly cohort
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 19:732-9. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between green tea consumption and mortality from all causes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) among elderly people...
  9. doi request reprint Work-based social networks and health status among Japanese employees
    E Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:692-6. 2009
    ..We examined the association between work-based social networks and health status by controlling for home-based social networks in a cross-sectional study...
  10. doi request reprint Identification of operating mediation and mechanism in the sufficient-component cause framework
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama, Japan
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:347-57. 2011
    ..This study also demonstrates how a researcher can decompose the total effect into the effect due to mediated paths and the effect due to non-mediated paths in terms of the probabilities of background factors of sufficient causes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an internet-based self-help program for better quality of sleep among Japanese workers: a randomized controlled trial
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    J Occup Health 50:387-99. 2008
    ..52, p=0.071]. The Internet-based self-help program improves subjective sleep quality and sleep-onset latency among adult workers...
  12. pmc Multi-level, cross-sectional study of workplace social capital and smoking among Japanese employees
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    BMC Public Health 10:489. 2010
    ..We examined the association between workplace social capital and smoking status among Japanese private sector employees...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Causal inference in medicine part I--counterfactual models--an approach to clarifying discussions in research and applied public health]
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shikatacho, Kita ku, Okayama, Japan
    Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi 64:786-95. 2009
    ..In addition, we show how understanding the counterfactual model can lay the foundation for correct interpretation of epidemiologic evidence...
  14. doi request reprint Does low workplace social capital have detrimental effect on workers' health?
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemilogy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 70:1367-72. 2010
    ..Although the present study possibly suggests the contextual effect of workplace mistrust on workers' health, the contextual effect of workplace lack of reciprocity was not supported...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Causal Inference in Medicine Part II. Directed acyclic graphs--a useful method for confounder selection, categorization of potential biases, and hypothesis specification]
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama, Japan
    Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi 64:796-805. 2009
    ..Finally, (3) we have briefly reviewed other approaches to causal inference, and illustrate how these models are connected...
  16. doi request reprint Physical activity and mortality risk in the Japanese elderly: a cohort study
    Kazumune Ueshima
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    Am J Prev Med 38:410-8. 2010
    ..Physical activity recommendations for older adults with poor health needs to be understood...
  17. doi request reprint Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and mortality in Shizuoka, Japan
    Takashi Yorifuji
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama City, Okayama Pref 700 8558, Japan
    Occup Environ Med 67:111-7. 2010
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the health effects of long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution in Shizuoka, Japan...
  18. doi request reprint Sleep duration, sleep quality and cardiovascular disease mortality among the elderly: a population-based cohort study
    Etsuji Suzuki
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Prev Med 49:135-41. 2009
    ..To investigate the associations between sleep duration and mortality in the elderly by controlling for sleep quality...
  19. doi request reprint Do bonding and bridging social capital have differential effects on self-rated health? A community based study in Japan
    Toshihide Iwase
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:557-62. 2012
    ..We sought to examine the association between these different types of social capital and self-rated health in a population-based study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular emergency hospital visits and hourly changes in air pollution
    Takashi Yorifuji
    From the Department of Human Ecology, Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science T Y, and Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences E S, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan and Department of Public Health and Health Policy, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan S K
    Stroke 45:1264-8. 2014
    ..Few studies have examined the effect of hourly changes in air pollution on cardiovascular disease morbidity. We evaluated the associations between hourly changes in air pollution and the risks of several types of cardiovascular disease...
  21. pmc Group involvement and self-rated health among the Japanese elderly: an examination of bonding and bridging social capital
    Yoko Kishimoto
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    BMC Public Health 13:1189. 2013
    ..By using a large population-based sample of elderly Japanese people, we sought to investigate the association between bonding and bridging social capital and self-rated health for men and women separately...
  22. doi request reprint Social capital and self-rated oral health among young people
    Michiko Furuta
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:97-104. 2012
    ..We sought to examine the associations of social capital in three settings (families, neighborhoods, and schools) with self-rated oral health among a sample of college students in Japan...
  23. pmc Does social capital promote physical activity? A population-based study in Japan
    Kazumune Ueshima
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 5:e12135. 2010
    ..To examine the association between individual-level social capital and physical activity...
  24. pmc Type D personality is associated with psychological distress and poor self-rated health among the elderly: a population-based study in Japan
    Yosuke Kasai
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e77918. 2013
    ..79-2.34). Type D personality is associated with adverse health status among Japanese elderly people in terms of mental and physical risk; therefore, further research into the implications of this personality type is warranted. ..
  25. doi request reprint Individual-level social capital and self-rated health in Japan: an application of the Resource Generator
    Tomoko Kobayashi
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 85:32-7. 2013
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal working hours and early childhood overweight in Japan: a population-based study
    Toshiharu Mitsuhashi
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    J Occup Health 54:25-33. 2012
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between maternal working hours and early childhood overweight in a rural town in Okayama Prefecture...
  27. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors and seasonal influenza onset in Okayama city, Japan: case-crossover study
    Yuuki Tsuchihashi
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 65:97-103. 2011
    ..12 (1.08-1.17) per 1.0℃ decrease. Low environmental temperature significantly increased the risk of seasonal influenza onset within the 2006-7 winter season...
  28. pmc Long working hours and metabolic syndrome among Japanese men: a cross-sectional study
    Tomoko Kobayashi
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Kita ku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    BMC Public Health 12:395. 2012
    ..We therefore examined the association between long working hours and metabolic syndrome in a cross-sectional study...
  29. ncbi request reprint Shift work and diabetes mellitus among male workers in Japan: does the intensity of shift work matter?
    Katsuhiko Ika
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 67:25-33. 2013
    ..Compared with non-shift workers, the risk of diabetes mellitus was increased among continuous shift workers, whereas its effect is limited among seasonal shift workers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Total mercury content in hair and neurologic signs: historic data from Minamata
    Takashi Yorifuji
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Epidemiology 20:188-93. 2009
    ..That study leaves open the possibility of more subtle effects at lower exposure levels...
  31. ncbi request reprint Social support and suicidal ideation in Japan: are home visits by commissioned welfare volunteers associated with a lower risk of suicidal ideation among elderly people in the community?
    Masayuki Noguchi
    Okayama Prefectural Mental Health and Welfare Center, 1 1 10 101 Furugyo cho, Naka ku, Okayama, 703 8278, Japan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:619-27. 2014
    ..e., organizations of community residents appointed by national or prefectural governments) are associated with a lower risk of suicidal ideation among the elderly...
  32. pmc The bright side and dark side of workplace social capital: opposing effects of gender on overweight among Japanese employees
    Tomoko Kobayashi
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e88084. 2014
    ..We examined the association between individual perceptions of workplace social capital and overweight among Japanese male and female employees...
  33. doi request reprint Progression-free survival and overall survival in phase III trials of molecular-targeted agents in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    Katsuyuki Hotta
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Lung Cancer 79:20-6. 2013
    ..We examined how crossover therapy might affect the association between progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  34. doi request reprint Oseltamivir and abnormal behaviors: true or not?
    Takashi Yorifuji
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Epidemiology 20:619-21. 2009
    ..A correct analysis (based on person-time) shows a rate ratio of 1.57 (95% confidence interval = 1.34-1.83). This example clearly illustrates the importance of person-time in the analysis of cohort studies...
  35. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of pre-radiofrequency ablation SUV(max) in 18F-FDG PET/CT to predict the risk of a local recurrence of malignant lung tumors after lung radiofrequency ablation
    Sosuke Harada
    Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 65:395-402. 2011
    ..67); we thought this was mainly due to selection bias because we excluded tumors less than 10mm in diameter. This study demonstrated the pre-RFA SUV(max) in PET/CT may be a prognostic factor for local recurrence of malignant lung tumors...
  36. pmc Lung function and blood markers of nutritional status in non-COPD aging men with smoking history: a cross-sectional study
    Nobuyoshi Shiozawa
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Misasa, Tottori, Japan
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:233-40. 2010
    ..However, little is known about the nutritional status in non-COPD aging men with smoking history. We therefore investigated whether reduced lung function is associated with lower blood markers of nutritional status in those men...
  37. ncbi request reprint Trends in geographic distribution of nursing staff in Japan from 2000 to 2010: a multilevel analysis
    Masato Izutsu
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558
    Acta Med Okayama 68:101-10. 2014
    ..993 (95% CI:0.993-0.994). Despite the considerable increase in the absolute number of nursing staff in Japan (excluding AN), this increase did not lead to a sufficient improvement in distribution over the last decade...
  38. doi request reprint Association between poor performance status and risk for toxicity during erlotinib monotherapy in Japanese patients with non-small cell lung cancer: Okayama Lung Cancer Study Group experience
    Katsuyuki Hotta
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Okayama University Hospital, 2 5 1, Shikata cho, Kitaku, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Lung Cancer 70:308-12. 2010
    ..The relationship between poor performance status (PS) and toxicity during chemotherapy is controversial. We examined this for erlotinib monotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients...