Yoshihisa Fujino

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Affiliation: University of Occupational and Environmental Health
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Taxation categories for long-term care insurance premiums and mortality among elderly Japanese: a cohort study
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:41-6. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint [Qualitative research of contexts of occupational physician's advice]
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahata nishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 807 8555, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 54:267-75. 2012
  3. pmc Marital status and mortality among Japanese men and women: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tennoudai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki, Japan
    BMC Public Health 7:73. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of perceived noise exposure at work and cerebrovascular diseases among male workers in Japan
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    J Occup Health 49:382-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Interest in health screening as a predictor of long-term overall mortality: multilevel analysis of a Japanese national cohort study
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Prev Med 52:78-83. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Prospective study of living arrangement by the ability to receive informal care and survival among Japanese elderly
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishiku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Prev Med 48:79-85. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of shift work and risk of ischemic heart disease in Japanese male workers
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 164:128-35. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of diabetes mellitus and liver cancer in Japan
    Y Fujino
    Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 17:374-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint [Health impact assessment of "white-collar exemption" in Japan]
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 49:45-53. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint [Health impact assessment of occupational health policy reform at a multinational chemical company in Japan]
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishiku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 51:60-70. 2009

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. pmc Taxation categories for long-term care insurance premiums and mortality among elderly Japanese: a cohort study
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:41-6. 2013
    ..This cohort study examined the association between taxation categories of long-term care insurance premiums and survival among elderly Japanese...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Qualitative research of contexts of occupational physician's advice]
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahata nishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 807 8555, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 54:267-75. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to identify practice-based contexts of occupational physician's advice...
  3. pmc Marital status and mortality among Japanese men and women: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Ai Ikeda
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Doctoral Program in Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tennoudai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki, Japan
    BMC Public Health 7:73. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of perceived noise exposure at work and cerebrovascular diseases among male workers in Japan
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    J Occup Health 49:382-8. 2007
    ..Although the underlying mechanisms are not clear, hypertensive individuals with perceived noise exposure at work should be regarded as a high-risk group for intracerebral hemorrhage...
  5. doi request reprint Interest in health screening as a predictor of long-term overall mortality: multilevel analysis of a Japanese national cohort study
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Prev Med 52:78-83. 2011
    ..In Japan, screening programmes have been widely implemented as a public health practice. We investigated the effect of the area-level interest in health screening on mortality using data from a large cohort in Japan...
  6. doi request reprint Prospective study of living arrangement by the ability to receive informal care and survival among Japanese elderly
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishiku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Prev Med 48:79-85. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of shift work and risk of ischemic heart disease in Japanese male workers
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 164:128-35. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of diabetes mellitus and liver cancer in Japan
    Y Fujino
    Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 17:374-9. 2001
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the association between diabetes and liver cancer in view of the trend and the interaction...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Health impact assessment of "white-collar exemption" in Japan]
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 49:45-53. 2007
    ..The present work provides a wide range of health impacts of white-collar exemption, and will hopefully attract the attentions of decision-makers and those likely to be affected in order to contribute to policy-making...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Health impact assessment of occupational health policy reform at a multinational chemical company in Japan]
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishiku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 51:60-70. 2009
    ..The HIA added value to the planning process for the occupational health policy reform...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occupational factors and mortality in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer (JACC)
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1, Iseigaoka, Yahata nishi ku, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:97-104. 2007
    ..In males, rotating shift work increased risk of total death and ischemic heart diseases. Slight increase overall with dusty and noisy environments, perceived stress linked with IHD and CVD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and mortality due to stomach cancer: findings from the JACC Study
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S113-9. 2005
    ..The Japan Collaborative Cohort Study (JACC Study) provided an opportunity to examine the association between smoking and the risk of mortality due to stomach cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry, development history and mortality in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study for Evaluation of Cancer (JACC)
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1, Iseigaoka, Yahata nishi ku, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:105-12. 2007
    ..A high educational level was found to decrease the risk of total death and of cancer, particularly the lung and liver...
  14. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of blood transfusion history and liver cancer in a high-endemic area of Japan
    Y Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Transfus Med 12:297-302. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether such a history correlates with the development of liver cancer among the general population of this high-endemic area...
  15. pmc A prospective cohort study of neighborhood stress and ischemic heart disease in Japan: a multilevel analysis using the JACC study data
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:398. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the contextual effect of area-level stress on ischemic heart disease using data from a large prospective cohort in Japan...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mental health burden amongst inhabitants of an arsenic-affected area in Inner Mongolia, China
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Science, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishiku, Kitakyush 807 8555, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 59:1969-73. 2004
    ..1-6.0). The effect of arsenic on mental health in arsenic-affected areas deserves further investigation. The mental health burden in arsenic-affected areas should be considered in the wider context of public and community health...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of transfusion history and thyroid cancer incidence among females in Japan
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Int J Cancer 112:722-5. 2004
    ..In addition, our data reveal an association between blood transfusion and thyroid cancer, which might be facilitated by transfusion-associated immunomodulation...
  18. ncbi request reprint A nationwide cohort study of educational background and major causes of death among the elderly population in Japan
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Science, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Prev Med 40:444-51. 2005
    ..This prospective cohort study examined the association between educational level and major causes of death in Japan...
  19. doi request reprint A prospective study of educational background and breast cancer among Japanese women
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishiku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 19:931-7. 2008
    ..This prospective cohort study examined the association between educational level and breast cancer incidence in Japan...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mortality and risk factors for stroke and its subtypes in a cohort study in Japan
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Prev Med 44:526-30. 2007
    ..To estimate stroke mortality and evaluate risk factors for total stroke deaths and its two principal subtypes in a cohort study in Japan...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of hospital volume on clinical outcome in patients with acute pancreatitis, based on a national administrative database
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Pancreas 40:1018-23. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between hospital volume and clinical outcome in patients with acute pancreatitis, using a Japanese national administrative database...
  22. doi request reprint Reproductive and menstrual factors and thyroid cancer among Japanese women: the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:331-5. 2009
    ..To investigate the association with these factors, we examined 37,986 women involved in the Japan Collaborative Cohort (JACC) Study from 1988 to 1997...
  23. doi request reprint Fish intake and the risk of fatal prostate cancer: findings from a cohort study in Japan
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu shi 807 8555, Japan
    Public Health Nutr 12:609-13. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between the intake of fish and the risk of death from prostate cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and risk of stomach cancer mortality: the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 20:356-63. 2010
    ..We sought to examine associations between dietary patterns and the risk of stomach cancer mortality in a cohort study in Japan...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relationship between serum levels of superoxide dismutase activity and subsequent risk of cancer mortality: Findings from a nested case-control study within the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:69-73. 2009
    ..Detailed studies of associations between serum SOD levels and cancers in specific sites should now be performed, with attention to particular tumour types...
  26. ncbi request reprint Relationship between serum levels of superoxide dismutase activity and subsequent risk of lung cancer mortality: Findings from a nested case-control study within the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:75-9. 2009
    ..36 (95%CI: 0.65-2.85), 1.71 (0.75-3.87), and 1.06 (0.44-2.53) for the period after 1994. To conclude, we found no significant association between serum SOD level and the risk of deaths from lung cancer in the present study...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohort study evaluating the relationship between salted food intake and gastrointestinal tract cancer mortality in Japan
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environ mental Health, Kitakyushu City 807 8555, Japan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 19:564-71. 2010
    ..To investigate whether a high salted food intake increases the risk of gastrointestinal tract cancer mortality...
  28. doi request reprint Relationship between serum levels of insulin-like growth factors and subsequent risk of cancer mortality: findings from a nested case-control study within the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu shi, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:279-84. 2010
    ..We investigated the association between serum levels of IGF-I, IGF-II, and IGFBP-3 and the subsequent risk of cancer mortality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of vegetable consumption and liver cancer in Japan
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Cancer 119:2408-11. 2006
    ..13-1.06), respectively. Our study reveals an inverse association between vegetable consumption and the risk of death from liver cancer. These results provide further evidence of the protective effect of vegetables against liver cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mortality attributable to cigarette smoking in a cohort study in Japan
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:599-605. 2007
    ..Smoking is responsible for a considerable proportion of deaths due to all causes as well as cause-specific deaths. Population-based antismoking programs should be implemented to reduce such avoidable deaths...
  31. ncbi request reprint Arsenic in drinking water and peripheral nerve conduction velocity among residents of a chronically arsenic-affected area in Inner Mongolia
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:207-13. 2006
    ..It remains unclear whether chronic ingestion of arsenic in drinking water affects the peripheral nervous system. We examined the effects of arsenic exposure on nerve conduction velocity using electromyography...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dietary habits and stomach cancer risk in the JACC Study
    Noritaka Tokui
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S98-108. 2005
    ..Despite a declining incidence, stomach cancer is still a dominant cancer in Japan. The association between dietary habits and stomach cancer risk was investigated in a large prospective study in Japan...
  33. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of green tea consumption and oral cancer incidence in Japan
    Reiko Ide
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyusyu, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 17:821-6. 2007
    ..To examine the relation of green tea consumption with oral carcinogenesis, we prospectively analyzed data from a nationwide large-scale cohort study in Japan...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mortality and incidence rates of stomach cancer in the JACC Study
    Pham Truong Minh
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S89-97. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the mortality and incidence of stomach cancer in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study (JACC Study), and compare them with those of the general population of Japan...
  35. doi request reprint An observational study using a national administrative database to determine the impact of hospital volume on compliance with clinical practice guidelines
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Med Care 49:313-20. 2011
    ..Little information is available on the relationship between hospital volume and compliance with clinical practice guidelines (CPGs)...
  36. doi request reprint Evaluation of compliance with the Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis based on the Japanese administrative database associated with the Diagnosis Procedure Combination system
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 18:53-9. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate compliance with the clinical practice guidelines for acute cholangitis (Tokyo Guidelines) using the Japanese administrative database associated with the Diagnosis Procedure Combination (DPC) system...
  37. ncbi request reprint A nested case-control study of stomach cancer and serum insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1, IGF-2 and IGF-binding protein (IGFBP)-3
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Eur J Cancer 43:1611-6. 2007
    ..To conclude, we found no association between IGF-1, IGF-2, or IGFBP-3 serum levels and the risk of stomach cancer. As this association has not been established, these findings need to be confirmed in future studies...
  38. ncbi request reprint A nested case-control study of stomach cancer incidence and serum superoxide dismutase activity in the Japan Collaborative Cohort study in Japan
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:431-5. 2007
    ..We conducted a nested case-control study to investigate the association between serum levels of superoxide dismutase (SOD) enzyme and the incidence of stomach cancer...
  39. doi request reprint Multivariate analysis of factors influencing medical costs of acute pancreatitis hospitalizations based on a national administrative database
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Dig Liver Dis 44:143-8. 2012
    ..Little information is available on the analysis of medical costs of acute pancreatitis hospitalizations...
  40. doi request reprint Years of life lost due to cancer in a cohort study in Japan
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Eur J Public Health 19:189-92. 2009
    ..We estimated the burden of cancer using mortality and years of life lost according to life tables in a cohort study in Japan...
  41. ncbi request reprint Chronic nasal obstruction causes daytime sleepiness and decreased quality of life even in the absence of snoring
    Tsuyoshi Udaka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Am J Rhinol 21:564-9. 2007
    ..We performed a questionnaire survey in a working population to clarify the contribution made by snoring concomitant with nasal obstruction to daytime sleepiness and quality of life (QOL)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of type 2 diabetes among acute inpatients and its impact on length of hospital stay in Japan
    Tatsuhiko Kubo
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Intern Med 50:405-11. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence of type 2 diabetes among acute inpatients and evaluate its impact on the length of hospital stay in Japan...
  43. doi request reprint Industry-based retrospective cohort study of the risk of prostate cancer among rotating-shift workers
    Tatsuhiko Kubo
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Urol 18:206-11. 2011
    ..The risk of prostate cancer among shift workers was examined in the present industry-based retrospective cohort study...
  44. ncbi request reprint The care processes for acute cholecystitis according to clinical practice guidelines based on the Japanese administrative database
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyusyu, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 227:237-44. 2012
    ..In addition, this administrative database was a feasible tool for the evaluation of care processes and will provide useful information contributing to improved quality of medical care...
  45. ncbi request reprint A Prospective Cohort Study of Employment Status and Mortality from Circulatory Disorders among Japanese Workers
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health
    J Occup Health 47:510-7. 2005
    ..58; 95% confidence interval=0.35, 0.97). Our findings suggest that employed men are at increased risk of death from cerebrovascular disease compared with self-employed men...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of educational background and stomach cancer in Japan
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu City
    Prev Med 35:121-7. 2002
    ..To explain the correlation between socioeconomic status and stomach cancer, we therefore examined the roles played by different lifestyle factors...
  47. doi request reprint Retrospective cohort study of the risk of obesity among shift workers: findings from the Industry-based Shift Workers' Health study, Japan
    Tatsuhiko Kubo
    Department of Public Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahata nishi ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 807 8555, Japan
    Occup Environ Med 68:327-31. 2011
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Premature mortality due to stroke and trend in stroke mortality in Japan (1980-2005)
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Eur J Public Health 21:609-12. 2011
    ..In the present study, we provided additional measures, namely years of life lost (YLLs) and average years of life lost (AYLLs) to reflect the burden of this condition in Japan...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohort study of stress, life satisfaction, self-rated health, insomnia, and suicide death in Japan
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences at the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:227-37. 2005
    ..3, 4.3) and 2.6 (95% CI: 1.1, 6.2), respectively. The importance of these observations lie in its potential for improving physician and public awareness of psychosocial factors as an early indication of mental health morbidity...
  50. doi request reprint Impact of hospital volume on clinical outcomes of endoscopic biliary drainage for acute cholangitis based on the Japanese administrative database associated with the diagnosis procedure combination system
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 45:1090-6. 2010
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Effects of additional laparoscopic cholecystectomy on outcomes of laparoscopic gastrectomy in patients with gastric cancer based on a national administrative database
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:157-63. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of adding laparoscopic cholecystectomy to laparoscopic gastrectomy on outcomes in patients with gastric cancer using a national administrative database...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohort study of the risk of prostate cancer among rotating-shift workers: findings from the Japan collaborative cohort study
    Tatsuhiko Kubo
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 164:549-55. 2006
    ..2, 7.7), whereas fixed-night work was associated with a small and nonsignificant increase in risk. This report is the first known to reveal a significant relation between rotating-shift work and prostate cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Chronic arsenic exposure and urinary 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine in an arsenic-affected area in Inner Mongolia, China
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Science, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:147-52. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between arsenic in drinking water and oxidative stress in humans by measuring 8-Hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG)...
  54. doi request reprint Association between hospital volume and outcomes of elderly and non-elderly patients with acute biliary diseases: a national administrative database analysis
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 13:731-40. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between hospital volume and clinical outcomes of elderly and non-elderly patients with acute biliary diseases using data from a national administrative database...
  55. doi request reprint Estimation of premature mortality from oral cancer in Japan, 1995 and 2005
    Haruhisa Ibayashi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:342-4. 2011
    ..To better understand the picture of premature death from oral cancer, we estimated years of life lost (YLL) and average years of life lost (AYLL) of this cancer for the years 1995 and 2005 in Japan...
  56. ncbi request reprint Profiling of the care processes for laryngeal cancer with the Japanese administrative database
    Yukako Ichimiya
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyshu, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 223:61-6. 2011
    ..The Diagnosis Procedure Combination database, which collects a large volume of data from all over the country, is useful for analysis of the care process for head and neck cancers in Japan...
  57. doi request reprint A descriptive study evaluating the circumstances of medical treatment for acute pancreatitis before publication of the new JPN guidelines based on the Japanese administrative database associated with the Diagnosis Procedure Combination system
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 18:678-83. 2011
    ..To examine the circumstances of medical treatment for acute pancreatitis before publication of the new Japanese (JPN) guidelines using the Japanese administrative database associated with the Diagnosis Procedure Combination system...
  58. ncbi request reprint Visual display terminal work and sick building syndrome--the role of psychosocial distress in the relationship
    Tatsuhiko Kubo
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:107-12. 2006
    ..1). In conclusion, our study suggests that extended hours of VDT use might be related to increased SBS symptoms. Moreover, psychosocial distress related to VDT work might mediate the relationship between VDT use and SBS symptoms in women...
  59. ncbi request reprint [A systematic review of working hours and mental health burden]
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 48:87-97. 2006
    ..In addition, comparison among these studies is difficult because a variety of measurements of working hours were used. The present review found inconsistent results in the association between working hours and mental health burden...
  60. ncbi request reprint Multivariate analysis of factors influencing length of hospitalization and medical costs of cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis in Japan: a national database analysis
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    Keio J Med 62:83-94. 2013
    ..These results highlight the need for health care implementations such as promotion of early cholecystectomy, appropriate use of antimicrobial drugs, and centralization of patients with cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis in Japan. ..
  61. pmc The influence of diabetes mellitus on short-term outcomes of patients with bleeding peptic ulcers
    Atsuhiko Murata
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Yonsei Med J 53:701-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate whether diabetes mellitus influences the short-term clinical outcomes of patients with bleeding peptic ulcers using a Japanese national administrative database...
  62. doi request reprint Retrospective cohort study of the risk of impaired glucose tolerance among shift workers
    Ichiro Oyama
    Corporate Environmental Safety Health and Quality Assurance, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:337-42. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of shift working on the risk of developing impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Disability-adjusted life years (DALY) for cancer in Japan in 2000
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Japan, 5 2 Hijiyama Park, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 732 0815, Japan
    J Epidemiol 21:309-12. 2011
    ..We used disability-adjusted life years (DALY) to estimate the cancer burden in Japan for the year 2000...
  64. ncbi request reprint Walking exercise and its relationship to serum lipids in Japanese
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:64-9. 2002
    ..This suggests that walking exercise may not achieve the beneficial effect on lipids profiles among middle-aged/older Japanese...
  65. doi request reprint Reproductive factors in relation to ovarian cancer: a case-control study in Northern Vietnam
    Duc Cuong Le
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyu shu, Japan
    Contraception 86:494-9. 2012
    ..Ovarian cancer, one of the most common cancers in women and the most serious gynecologic cancer, is known to be influenced by reproductive factors, but these factors have not previously been examined in Vietnamese women...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Relationship between cigarette smoking and oral health status]
    Reiko Ide
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 44:6-11. 2002
    ..6-0.8). Dose response relationships between smoking and these variables were also observed. The results indicated that cigarette smoking was associated with oral health status independent of some aspects of dental health behavior...
  67. ncbi request reprint The decrease in average years of life lost due to breast cancer in Japan during the period from 1995 to 2006
    Duc Cuong Le
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 221:187-90. 2010
    ..Thus, women with breast cancer have benefited from postponement of the deaths in 2006, compared to those in 1995, which may be related to the improvements in medical health care or appropriate prevention...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Practical use of DPC information for occupational health consultation]
    Tatsuhiko Kubo
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 53:140-6. 2011
    ..This information is valuable for medical consultation in occupational health settings...
  69. doi request reprint Premature mortality due to cancer in Japan, 1995 and 2005
    Truong Minh Pham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Cancer 127:190-4. 2010
    ..Further, AYLL was greatest for brain cancer and leukemia in both sexes and for sex-related cancers in women, namely breast, cervix and ovarian cancer...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Long working hours and cardiovascular diseases: a systematic review]
    Tsutomu Hoshuyama
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    J UOEH 27:367-76. 2005
    ..Further studies will be needed to clarify the association of LWH and CVD...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Qualitative evaluation of employer requirements associated with occupational health and safety as good practice in small-scale enterprises]
    Naomi Kuroki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 51:49-59. 2009
    ..These results suggest that employer awareness of the relationship between good management and occupational health is essential to the implementation of occupational health and safety practices in small-scale enterprises...
  72. ncbi request reprint Intervention study of exercise program for oral function in healthy elderly people
    Haruhisa Ibayashi
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 215:237-45. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that oral functions significantly improve after conducting a six-month exercise program for oral function. Further, this improvement appears to be influenced by the number of remaining teeth...
  73. ncbi request reprint Relationships between nasal obstruction, observed apnea, and daytime sleepiness
    Tsuyoshi Udaka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:669-73. 2007
    ..We administered a questionnaire survey to a working population in an attempt to clarify the relationships between self-reported nasal obstruction, observed apnea during sleep, and daytime sleepiness...
  74. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery involving major pulmonary resection for central tumors
    Ryoichi Nakanishi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shin Kokura Hospital, Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyusyu, Japan
    Surg Endosc 24:161-9. 2010
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  75. doi request reprint A prospective study of the association between drainage volume within 24 hours after thoracoscopic lobectomy and postoperative morbidity
    Ryoichi Nakanishi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shin Kokura Hospital, Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations, Kitakyusyu, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:1394-9. 2009
    ..We prospectively analyzed the association between drainage volume and development of complications to clarify the safety of early removal of chest tube after thoracoscopic lobectomy...
  76. pmc Association between multi-level inorganic arsenic exposure from drinking water and skin lesions in China
    Xiaojuan Guo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Environment and Public Health, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou City, Zhejiang, 325035, China
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 3:262-7. 2006
    ..68, 95% CI: 0.40-6.91 for 6-15 years, OR = 2.30, 95% CI: 0.58-9.14 for over 15 years) compared with the duration of less than 5 years...
  77. ncbi request reprint A lack of prognostic significance regarding DeltaNp63 immunoreactivity in lung cancer
    Teruo Iwata
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Lung Cancer 50:67-73. 2005
    ..The prognostic effects of DeltaNp63 expression do not appear to act as an important prognostic indicator in lung cancer. Our findings do not support that immunocytochemical markers demonstrate a relevant prognostic role in lung cancer...
  78. ncbi request reprint [Concepts and theory of health impact assessment]
    Yoshihisa Fujino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 54:73-80. 2007
    ..However, there is very little information on HIA in Japan, even among public health professionals and policy makers. In this review, we introduce basic concepts and theory, and discuss how to improve HIA activities in Japan...