Kazunori Kayaba

Summary

Affiliation: Saitama Prefectural University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Five-year stability of job characteristics scale scores among a Japanese working population
    Kazunori Kayaba
    Saitama Prefectural University, School of Health and Social Sciences, 820 Sannomiya, Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:228-34. 2005
  2. pmc Implementation of a smoke-free policy on school premises and tobacco control as a priority among municipal health promotion activities: nationwide survey in Japan
    Kazunori Kayaba
    Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology, Department of Health and Social Services, Saitama Prefectural University, 820 Sannomiya, Koshigaya, Saitama 343 8540 Japan
    Am J Public Health 95:420-2. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint [A nationwide survey for implementation of health Japan 21 dental health promotion programs in local municipalities]
    Megumi Yamaguchi
    Department of Health Sciences, Saitama Prefectural University, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 54:107-14. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Kawasaki disease in Japan: the nationwide surveys of 1999-2002
    Hiroshi Yanagawa
    Saitama Prefectural Universit, Koshigaya, Japan
    Pediatr Int 48:356-61. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Seismic intensity and risk of cerebrovascular stroke: 1995 Hanshin-Awaji earthquake
    Shigeru Sokejima
    Department of Public Health Administration and Policy, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:297-306. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Low control at work and the risk of suicide in Japanese men: a prospective cohort study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Psychother Psychosom 76:177-85. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and hamsters or other pets: a large-sized population survey in Saitama Prefecture
    Kyoko Suzuki
    Graduate School of Health Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:9-14. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Job characteristics and serum lipid profile in Japanese rural workers: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Okayama University School of Medicine and Dentistry, Social and Environmental Life Sciences, Social Medicine and Longevity Sciences, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:63-71. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure categories and cardiovascular risk factors in Japan: the Jichi Medical School (JMS) Cohort Study
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:643-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Linear relationship between blood pressure and stroke: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Divisions of Community and Family Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:677-83. 2007

Collaborators

  • Toshiyuki Ojima
  • Akizumi Tsutsumi
  • Izumi Oki
  • Yosikazu Nakamura
  • Masatoshi Matsumoto
  • K Kario
  • Yuriko Doi
  • Fumihiro Uno
  • Kyoko Suzuki
  • Masahiro Igarashi
  • Norito Kawakami
  • Ritei Uehara
  • Shizukiyo Ishikawa
  • Eiji Kajii
  • Tadao Gotoh
  • Hiroshi Yanagawa
  • Hiromi Shinmura
  • Yoko Amagai
  • Kumi Hirokawa
  • Naoki Nago
  • Atsuko Sadakane
  • Kazuyuki Shimada
  • Yukiko Ishikawa
  • Yoshihiro Shibano
  • Megumi Yamaguchi
  • Yasunori Niwa
  • Naoko Kunisawa
  • Masako Ohata
  • Chihiro Wakabayashi
  • Shigeru Sokejima
  • Shinichi Muramatsu
  • Shinya Hayasaka
  • Joji Ishikawa
  • Tomohiro Deguchi
  • Takashi Yamada
  • Takafumi Natsume
  • Shuzo Takuma
  • Rika Yamaoka
  • Masayuki Shimizu
  • Tomohiro Saegusa
  • Noriko Hayashida
  • Manabu Yoshimura
  • Seishi Yamada
  • Hidetaka Akiyoshi
  • Makoto Furuse
  • Hideki Miyamoto
  • Nobuya Kodama
  • Masahiko Hosoe
  • Jun Hiraoka
  • Yasuyuki Fujita
  • Yoshihiko Miura
  • Junji Tsumoto
  • Kenichiro Sakai
  • Atsushi Hashimoto
  • Hitoshi Matsuo
  • Kaname Tsutsumi
  • Masafumi Mizooka
  • Takeshi Miyamoto
  • Machi Sawada
  • Yoshihisa Ito
  • Thomas G Pickering
  • Kishio Turuda
  • Kario Kazuomi
  • Satoru Takaku
  • Yasuhiro Asai
  • Mayumi Yashiro
  • Mariko Otsuka
  • Yu Maruyama
  • Akizumi Tsutusmi
  • Yoshimi Nakatani
  • Masumi Minowa
  • Sadanobu Kagamimori

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Five-year stability of job characteristics scale scores among a Japanese working population
    Kazunori Kayaba
    Saitama Prefectural University, School of Health and Social Sciences, 820 Sannomiya, Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:228-34. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the long-term stability of this scale with exposure of workers to job. We investigated the 5-year intraindividual variation in job characteristics scores among healthy community workers...
  2. pmc Implementation of a smoke-free policy on school premises and tobacco control as a priority among municipal health promotion activities: nationwide survey in Japan
    Kazunori Kayaba
    Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology, Department of Health and Social Services, Saitama Prefectural University, 820 Sannomiya, Koshigaya, Saitama 343 8540 Japan
    Am J Public Health 95:420-2. 2005
    ..50, 95% confidence interval=1.24, 1.81)...
  3. ncbi request reprint [A nationwide survey for implementation of health Japan 21 dental health promotion programs in local municipalities]
    Megumi Yamaguchi
    Department of Health Sciences, Saitama Prefectural University, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 54:107-14. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to access the present situation regarding implementation of dental health promotion activities of Health Japan 21 in municipalities...
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Kawasaki disease in Japan: the nationwide surveys of 1999-2002
    Hiroshi Yanagawa
    Saitama Prefectural Universit, Koshigaya, Japan
    Pediatr Int 48:356-61. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to describe the results of nationwide epidemiologic surveys of Kawasaki disease for the 4 year period 1999-2002...
  5. ncbi request reprint Seismic intensity and risk of cerebrovascular stroke: 1995 Hanshin-Awaji earthquake
    Shigeru Sokejima
    Department of Public Health Administration and Policy, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:297-306. 2004
    ..Whether the incidence of cerebrovascular stroke increased after the 1995 Hanshin-Awaji earthquake (EQ) in Japan and whether seismic intensity affected stroke risk dose-dependently was examined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low control at work and the risk of suicide in Japanese men: a prospective cohort study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Occupational Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Psychother Psychosom 76:177-85. 2007
    ..Although adverse psychosocial job characteristics are suspected predictors of suicide death, prospective studies based on established stress instruments are limited...
  7. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and hamsters or other pets: a large-sized population survey in Saitama Prefecture
    Kyoko Suzuki
    Graduate School of Health Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:9-14. 2005
    ..However, this association has not been fully investigated by population-based studies in Japan. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between hamster ownership and respiratory symptoms by using a questionnaire...
  8. ncbi request reprint Job characteristics and serum lipid profile in Japanese rural workers: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Okayama University School of Medicine and Dentistry, Social and Environmental Life Sciences, Social Medicine and Longevity Sciences, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:63-71. 2003
    ..A psychologically demanding job may be associated with an unfavorable lipid profile, but the impact of job strain on atherogenic lipids is negligible...
  9. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure categories and cardiovascular risk factors in Japan: the Jichi Medical School (JMS) Cohort Study
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:643-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, cardiovascular risk factors were higher in hypertensives with or without treatment than in normotensives in a general population in Japan...
  10. ncbi request reprint Linear relationship between blood pressure and stroke: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Divisions of Community and Family Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:677-83. 2007
    ..2-4.1), and 3.1 (CI, 1.7-5.6), respectively. Systolic BP and diastolic BP were related to stroke incidence linearly in the general Japanese population. Systolic BP was slightly more predictive of the risk of stroke than diastolic BP...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job characteristics and plasma fibrinogen in Japanese male and female workers: the Jichi Medical School cohort study
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Department of Psychology, Fukuyama University, 1 Sanzo, Gakuen cho, Fukuyama 729 0292, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 198:468-76. 2008
    ..The findings appear to imply a mechanism through which adverse psychosocial job characteristics lead to cardiovascular diseases in men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome mortality in a population-based cohort study: Jichi Medical School (JMS) Cohort Study
    Yasunori Niwa
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Epidemiol 17:203-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its effects to mortality in a population-based cohort study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and levels of blood pressure and serum lipids in a Japanese population
    Atsuko Sadakane
    Department of Public Health, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:58-67. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between dietary patterns derived from factor analysis and the levels of blood pressure and serum lipids in a Japanese population...
  14. ncbi request reprint [A nationwide survey for implementation of Health Japan 21 anti-smoking countermeasures in municipalities throughout Japan]
    Hiromi Shinmura
    Saitama Prefectural University, School of Health and Social Services
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 55:170-6. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of prehypertension in a Japanese general population: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Yukiko Ishikawa
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:1323-30. 2008
    ..0-24.9 kg/m2) had an increased risk of pre-HT in a Japanese population, and the level of BMI associated with pre-HT was lower than that in Western countries. Additionally, there were gender differences in the determinants of pre-HT...
  16. doi request reprint Increasing incidence of Kawasaki disease in Japan: nationwide survey
    Yosikazu Nakamura
    Department of Public Health, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Pediatr Int 50:287-90. 2008
    ..The last nationwide survey of Kawasaki disease in Japan was conducted in 2003; the epidemiologic features of the disease in Japan since then are unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incidence of total stroke, stroke subtypes, and myocardial infarction in the Japanese population: the JMS Cohort Study
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    J Epidemiol 18:144-50. 2008
    ..However, few population-based studies on the incidence rates of stroke and MI have been conducted in Japan...
  18. ncbi request reprint Consumption of dairy products and cancer risks
    Masatoshi Matsumoto
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Epidemiol 17:38-44. 2007
    ..Relationships between consumption of dairy products and death from various types of cancer are largely unknown...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Living areas considered by healthy elderly people living in the suburbs of a metropolitan area]
    Masako Ohata
    Shimane University, Faculty of Medicine
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:899-906. 2006
    ..The study also focused on the influences of age, gender, and family structures, residence period, the level of instrumental activities of daily living (the IADL), and frequency of weekly outing of the elderly upon their perceptions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association between job characteristics and health behaviors in Japanese rural workers
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Okayama University School of Medicine and Dentistry, Social and Environmental Life Sciences, Social Medicine and Longevity Sciences, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 10:125-42. 2003
    ..A few unexpected findings prevent complete support to one of the hypothetical pathways that the job characteristics lead to cardiovascular disease through behaviors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sleep duration and mortality in Japan: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Yoko Amagai
    Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Minamikawachi, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    J Epidemiol 14:124-8. 2004
    ..Although sleep is one of the most important health-related factors, relationship between sleep duration and mortality has not been fully discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint [A nationwide survey of municipalities' policy for smoking control and its implementation in relation to its priority grading by public health officers]
    Hiromi Shinmura
    Saitama Prefectural University, School of Health and Social Services
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:814-21. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the present situation regarding implementation of smoking control programs and to clarify relations with public health officers' attitudes toward smoking control measures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Smoking and risk of all-cause mortality: the Jichi Medical School (JMS) Cohort Study
    Fumihiro Uno
    Tako Central Hospital, 388 1 Tako, Katori, Chiba 289 2241, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:173-9. 2005
    ..The goal of this analysis is to investigate the relationship between smoking status and all-cause mortality, and to evaluate the effect of smoking in the Japanese...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job characteristics and risk of mortality in a Japanese community-based working population: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Akizumi Tsutsumi
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 63:1276-88. 2006
    ..Investigating of the effect of psychosocial job characteristics on cancer might therefore provide valuable insights into the health of workers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Age at menopause and mortality in Japan: the Jichi Medical School Cohort Study
    Yoko Amagai
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:161-6. 2006
    ..The goal of this analysis is to investigate the relationship between age at menopause and all-cause mortality among the Japanese...
  26. ncbi request reprint [The JMS cohort study]
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University
    Nihon Rinsho 64:121-5. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Impacts of educational level and employment status on mortality for Japanese women and men: the Jichi Medical School cohort study
    Kumi Hirokawa
    Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:641-51. 2006
    ..34, 95% CI: 0.14-0.82). Educational level and employment status may affect mortality for Japanese women and men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and C-reactive protein in the general population: JMS Cohort Study
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Division of Community and Family Medicine, Center for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Circ J 71:26-31. 2007
    ..In recent years some studies have shown that metabolic syndrome (MS) is associated with inflammation, indicated by high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP), but there have been few population-based studies, especially in Japan...
  29. ncbi request reprint The Jichi Medical School (JMS) Cohort Study: design, baseline data and standardized mortality ratios
    Shizukiyo Ishikawa
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Minamikawachi, Tochigi, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:408-17. 2002
    ..We have been following the eligible subjects, and are preparing to show some prospective data regarding cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risks in the near future...