Sun Ha Jee

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Affiliation: Yonsei University College of Medicine
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. ncbi The Korean Heart Study: rationale, objectives, protocol, and preliminary results for a new prospective cohort study of 430,920 men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:1484-92. 2014
  2. pmc Do early onset and pack-years of smoking increase risk of type II diabetes?
    Sun Jung Kim
    Institute of Health Services Research, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    BMC Public Health 14:178. 2014
  3. pmc Obesity survival paradox in pneumonia: a meta-analysis
    Wei Nie
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Shanghai Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, 415 Fengyang Road, Shanghai 200003, China
    BMC Med 12:61. 2014
  4. pmc A comparison of risk factors for mortality from heart failure in Asian and non-Asian populations: an overview of individual participant data from 32 prospective cohorts from the Asia-Pacific Region
    Rachel R Huxley
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:61. 2014
  5. pmc Attributable fraction of alcohol consumption on cancer using population-based nationwide cancer incidence and mortality data in the Republic of Korea
    Sohee Park
    Division of Cancer Registration and Surveillance, National Cancer Center, Goyang, South Korea
    BMC Cancer 14:420. 2014
  6. pmc Attributable fraction of tobacco smoking on cancer using population-based nationwide cancer incidence and mortality data in Korea
    Sohee Park
    Division of Cancer Registration and Surveillance, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    BMC Cancer 14:406. 2014
  7. pmc Prediction of Colorectal Cancer Risk Using a Genetic Risk Score: The Korean Cancer Prevention Study-II (KCPS-II)
    Jaeseong Jo
    Institute for Health Promotion and Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 752, Korea Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Yonsei University, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Genomics Inform 10:175-83. 2012
  8. pmc Association between Alcohol Intake and Abdominal Obesity among the Korean Population
    Mikyung Ryu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Epidemiol Health 32:e2010007. 2010
  9. pmc Adiponectin is Associated with Impaired Fasting Glucose in the Non-Diabetic Population
    Sang Yeun Kim
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Epidemiol Health 33:e2011007. 2011
  10. pmc Linkage of epidemiologic evidence with the clinical aspects of metabolic syndrome
    Sun Ha Jee
    Institute for Health Promotion, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Circ J 42:371-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi The Korean Heart Study: rationale, objectives, protocol, and preliminary results for a new prospective cohort study of 430,920 men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:1484-92. 2014
    ..To describe the rationale, objectives, protocol, and preliminary results for a new prospective cohort study of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in South Korea...
  2. pmc Do early onset and pack-years of smoking increase risk of type II diabetes?
    Sun Jung Kim
    Institute of Health Services Research, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    BMC Public Health 14:178. 2014
    ..This study aimed to investigate the effect of early onset and pack-years of smoking on type II diabetes risk...
  3. pmc Obesity survival paradox in pneumonia: a meta-analysis
    Wei Nie
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Shanghai Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, 415 Fengyang Road, Shanghai 200003, China
    BMC Med 12:61. 2014
    ..It is unclear whether an 'obesity survival paradox' exists for pneumonia. Therefore, we conducted a meta-analysis to assess the associations between increased body mass index (BMI), pneumonia risk, and mortality risk...
  4. pmc A comparison of risk factors for mortality from heart failure in Asian and non-Asian populations: an overview of individual participant data from 32 prospective cohorts from the Asia-Pacific Region
    Rachel R Huxley
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:61. 2014
    ..Most of what is known regarding the epidemiology of mortality from heart failure (HF) comes from studies within Western populations with few data available from the Asia-Pacific region where the burden of heart failure is increasing...
  5. pmc Attributable fraction of alcohol consumption on cancer using population-based nationwide cancer incidence and mortality data in the Republic of Korea
    Sohee Park
    Division of Cancer Registration and Surveillance, National Cancer Center, Goyang, South Korea
    BMC Cancer 14:420. 2014
    ..As alcoholic beverages are carcinogenic to humans, we estimated the burden of cancer related to alcohol consumption in the Korean population...
  6. pmc Attributable fraction of tobacco smoking on cancer using population-based nationwide cancer incidence and mortality data in Korea
    Sohee Park
    Division of Cancer Registration and Surveillance, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    BMC Cancer 14:406. 2014
    ..The purpose of the current study was to perform a systematic review and provide an evidence-based assessment of the burden of tobacco smoking-related cancers in the Korean population...
  7. pmc Prediction of Colorectal Cancer Risk Using a Genetic Risk Score: The Korean Cancer Prevention Study-II (KCPS-II)
    Jaeseong Jo
    Institute for Health Promotion and Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 752, Korea Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Yonsei University, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Genomics Inform 10:175-83. 2012
    ..9 to 218.2 for men; OR, 18.1, 95% CI, 3.7 to 88.1 for women). Our findings suggest that in Koreans, especially in Korean men, GRS improve the prediction of CRC when considered in conjunction with age and family history of CRC...
  8. pmc Association between Alcohol Intake and Abdominal Obesity among the Korean Population
    Mikyung Ryu
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Epidemiol Health 32:e2010007. 2010
    ..Therefore, this study was conducted to explore the association between alcohol and abdominal obesity among the Korean population...
  9. pmc Adiponectin is Associated with Impaired Fasting Glucose in the Non-Diabetic Population
    Sang Yeun Kim
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Epidemiol Health 33:e2011007. 2011
    ..Adiponectin is strongly associated with diabetes in the Western population. However, whether adiponectin is independently associated with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) in the non-obese population is unknown...
  10. pmc Linkage of epidemiologic evidence with the clinical aspects of metabolic syndrome
    Sun Ha Jee
    Institute for Health Promotion, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Circ J 42:371-8. 2012
    ..Furthermore, MetS may complement the Framingham Risk Score and can be used as the first line approach to treat the ASCVD or IHD...
  11. pmc Public health challenges of electronic cigarettes in South Korea
    Sungkyu Lee
    Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Prev Med Public Health 44:235-41. 2011
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  12. pmc ADIPOQ Gene Variants Associated with Susceptibility to Obesity and Low Serum Adiponectin Levels in Healthy Koreans
    Ji Wan Park
    Department of Medical Genetics, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea
    Epidemiol Health 33:e2011003. 2011
    ..This study aimed to measure the association between the adiponectin, C1Q and collagen domain-containing (ADIPOQ) gene variants and obesity in Koreans...
  13. pmc Adiponectin concentrations: a genome-wide association study
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul 102 752, South Korea
    Am J Hum Genet 87:545-52. 2010
    ..2-fold. This study clearly shows that genetic variants in CDH13 influence adiponectin levels in Korean adults...
  14. pmc Cardiovascular disease risk factors in relation to suicide mortality in Asia: prospective cohort study of over one million Korean men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Eur Heart J 32:2773-80. 2011
    ..We examined the association between a series of CVD risk factors and future mortality from suicide...
  15. pmc Smoking and risk for diabetes incidence and mortality in Korean men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion and Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Diabetes Care 33:2567-72. 2010
    ..Mounting evidence suggests that smoking is a cause of type 2 diabetes. We explored the association of cigarette smoking with diabetes incidence and mortality in a large cohort of Koreans...
  16. ncbi Body mass index and serum aminotransferase levels in Korean men and women
    Jae Woong Sull
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:869-75. 2009
    ..The objectives of this clinical research study were to examine the association between body mass index (BMI) and serum aminotransferase levels...
  17. ncbi Body mass index and cancer risk in Korean men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Cancer 123:1892-6. 2008
    ..01) in females. Our study provides further confirmation of the excess cancer risk associated with obesity. Rising obesity in Asian populations raises concern that increasing numbers of avoidable cancer cases will occur among Asians...
  18. ncbi Serum adiponectin is associated with family history of diabetes independently of obesity and insulin resistance in healthy Korean men and women
    Jae Woong Sull
    Graduate School of Public Health, Institute for Health Promotion, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Endocrinol 160:39-43. 2009
    ..Adiponectin has been reported as a new risk factor for the development of diabetes. However, it is not clear whether adiponectin levels are associated with family history of diabetes (FHD)...
  19. pmc Differential parental transmission of markers in BCL3 among Korean cleft case-parent trios
    Beyoung Yun Park
    Yonsei University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 42:1-4. 2009
    ..This study tests for an association between markers in BCL3 and isolated, non-syndromic CL/P using a case-parent trio design, while considering parent-of-origin effects...
  20. ncbi Smoking cessation and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: Korea Medical Insurance Corporation Study
    Nam Wook Hur
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:244-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the independent effects of smoking cessation on the risk for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in the general population...
  21. ncbi Direct, progressive association of cardiovascular risk factors with incident proteinuria: results from the Korea Medical Insurance Corporation (KMIC) study
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, The Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
    Arch Intern Med 165:2299-304. 2005
    ..Proteinuria is a major risk factor for the progression of kidney disease and the development of cardiovascular disease. Little is known, however, about risk factors for incident proteinuria...
  22. ncbi Insulin resistance independently influences arterial stiffness in normoglycemic normotensive postmenopausal women
    Jong Suk Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Menopause 17:779-84. 2010
    ..We investigated the relationships among insulin resistance, adiponectin, and arterial stiffness in normoglycemic normotensive postmenopausal women...
  23. ncbi Elevated serum aminotransferase level as a predictor of intracerebral hemorrhage: Korea medical insurance corporation study
    Hyeon Chang Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Republic of Korea
    Stroke 36:1642-7. 2005
    ..We investigated the relation between serum aminotransferase levels and the incidence of stroke...
  24. ncbi Effects of smoking and obesity on the association between CDH13 (rs3865188) and adiponectin among Korean men: the KARE study
    Jaeseong Jo
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1683-7. 2012
    ..9, 95% CI = 1.7-9.3, P < 0.001). This study suggested that the association between CDH13 and adiponectin can be modified by lifestyle factors, such as smoking and obesity, among Korean men...
  25. ncbi Body mass index and incident ischemic heart disease in South Korean men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Disease Control, Graduate School of Health Science and Management, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Am J Epidemiol 162:42-8. 2005
    ..The association of BMI with IHD in this cohort of relatively young South Korean men and women was progressive over the range of BMI values, with no threshold of change in risk and no indication of a U-shaped relation at low BMI levels...
  26. pmc MSX1 polymorphism associated with risk of oral cleft in Korea: evidence from case-parent trio and case-control studies
    Jungyong Park
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 48:101-8. 2007
    ..26, 95% CI=0.10-0.99). These results are consistent with evidence from other studies in the US and Chile and confirm the importance of the MSX1 genotype in determining the risk of CL/P and CP in Koreans...
  27. pmc Evidence that TGFA influences risk to cleft lip with/without cleft palate through unconventional genetic mechanisms
    Jae Woong Sull
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Hum Genet 126:385-94. 2009
    ..Thus, TGFA appears to influence risk of CL/P through unconventional means with an apparent parent-of-origin effect (excess maternal transmission) and possible interaction with maternal exposures...
  28. pmc Smoking and risk of tuberculosis incidence, mortality, and recurrence in South Korean men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1478-85. 2009
    ..5, 95% CI: 1.3, 1.7). This study provides longitudinal evidence that smoking increases risk of incident tuberculosis, mortality from tuberculosis, and tuberculosis recurrence...
  29. ncbi Serum leptin is associated with metabolic syndrome in obese and nonobese Korean populations
    Ji Eun Yun
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 752, Republic of Korea
    Metabolism 59:424-9. 2010
    ..Serum leptin is associated with metabolic syndrome in Korean populations independent of body mass index. Thus, the reduction of circulating leptin may confer cardiovascular and metabolic protective effects regardless of weight status...
  30. ncbi Serum adiponectin as a useful marker for metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetic patients
    Ji Eun Yun
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 25:259-65. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the association between adiponectin and metabolic syndrome in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  31. ncbi Body-mass index and mortality in Korean men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    N Engl J Med 355:779-87. 2006
    ..Obesity is associated with diverse health risks, but the role of body weight as a risk factor for death remains controversial...
  32. ncbi Alanine aminotransferase is associated with metabolic syndrome independently of insulin resistance
    Ji Eun Yun
    Institute for Health Promotion, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Circ J 75:964-9. 2011
    ..The association between ALT levels and metabolic syndrome were determined, independently of insulin resistance in Korean populations...
  33. ncbi Cigarette smoking, elevated fasting serum glucose, and risk of pancreatic cancer in Korean men
    Ji Eun Yun
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Cancer 119:208-12. 2006
    ..Thus, our prospective study has demonstrated that cigarette smoking and elevated fasting serum glucose are independently associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer in a large cohort of Korean males...
  34. ncbi Fasting serum glucose level and cancer risk in Korean men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    JAMA 293:194-202. 2005
    ..Diabetes is a serious and costly disease that is becoming increasingly common in many countries. The role of diabetes as a cancer risk factor remains unclear...
  35. ncbi Low serum bilirubin level as an independent predictor of stroke incidence: a prospective study in Korean men and women
    Heejin Kimm
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Stroke 40:3422-7. 2009
    ..Bilirubin is not only a waste end-product but also an antioxidant. Bilirubin is known to be associated with decrease in cardiovascular risk in men, but its relationship to stroke was not clearly understood...
  36. ncbi White blood cell count and risk for all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality in a cohort of Koreans
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1062-9. 2005
    ..lowest quintile: hazard ratio = 1.46, 95% confidence interval: 1.25, 1.72). These findings indicate that the white blood cell count is an independent risk factor for all-cause mortality and for ASCVD mortality...
  37. ncbi A coronary heart disease prediction model: the Korean Heart Study
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, and Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    BMJ Open 4:e005025. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were to develop a coronary heart disease (CHD) risk model among the Korean Heart Study (KHS) population and compare it with the Framingham CHD risk score...
  38. ncbi Smoking and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in women with lower levels of serum cholesterol
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 190:306-12. 2007
    ..This study demonstrated that smoking was a major independent risk factor for IHD, CVD and ASCVD in Korean women. A low cholesterol level confers no protective benefit against smoking-related ASCVD...
  39. ncbi Serum adiponectin is associated with smoking status in healthy Korean men
    Jae Woong Sull
    Institute for Health Promotion and Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Endocr J 56:73-8. 2009
    ..To measure the association between smoking and serum adiponectin, taking into consideration insulin resistance and obesity...
  40. ncbi Prevalence and trends of metabolic syndrome among Korean adolescents: from the Korean NHANES survey, 1998-2005
    Mi Jung Park
    Department of Pediatrics, Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Pediatr 155:529-34. 2009
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and trend of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among Korean adolescents...
  41. ncbi Stroke risk prediction model: a risk profile from the Korean study
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 197:318-25. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to develop the stroke risk prediction model among Korean population with high risk of stroke...
  42. ncbi Serum uric acid and risk of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease or all causes in men
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, The Yonsei University, PO Box 8044, Seoul 120 749, Korea
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:185-91. 2004
    ..This cohort study examined the effects of serum uric acid level on death from cancer, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) or all causes in men...
  43. ncbi Adiponectin as predictor for diabetes among pre-diabetic groups
    Hyon Suk Kim
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Endocrine 44:411-8. 2013
    ..001). Adiponectin was independently associated with diabetes among participants with IFG. This association was apparent in stage 2 IFG. Adiponectin may be used as a predictor of diabetes in patients having IFG...
  44. ncbi Gender-specific combined effects of smoking and hypertension on cardiovascular disease mortality in elderly Koreans: THe Kangwha Cohort Study
    Seung Ji Lim
    Health Insurance Policy Research Institute, Korea National Health Insurance Corporation, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Maturitas 73:331-6. 2012
    ..We examined gender-specific combined effects of smoking and hypertension on risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease in elderly Korean men and women...
  45. ncbi Associations between lipid measures and metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and adiponectin. - Usefulness of lipid ratios in Korean men and women -
    Heejin Kimm
    Institute for Health Promotion and Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Circ J 74:931-7. 2010
    ..However, data on the associations between these lipid measures with metabolic syndrome (MetS) is limited...
  46. ncbi Adiponectin is independently associated with apolipoprotein B to A-1 ratio in Koreans
    Jong Suk Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Metabolism 59:677-82. 2010
    ..In conclusion, apo B/A-1 ratio was significantly associated with insulin resistance according to glucose intolerance; and serum adiponectin was an important independent factor associated with apo B/A-1 ratio in Koreans...
  47. ncbi The association of serum lipids with renal function: the Korea Medical Institute Study
    Hee Jin Kim
    aInstitute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University bKorea Medical Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:60-5. 2009
    ..Little data are, however, available on the relation of serum lipids and glomerular filteration rates (GFRs) with low levels of serum cholesterol in Asian populations...
  48. ncbi Smoking and cancer risk in Korean men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Cancer Causes Control 15:341-8. 2004
    ..This cohort study examined the effects of cigarette smoking on the risk of cancer mortality and incidence, and characterized the relationship of cancer risk with the amount and duration of cigarette smoking...
  49. pmc Thigh circumference and diabetes: obesity as a potential effect modifier
    Keum Ji Jung
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Epidemiol 23:329-36. 2013
    ..Thigh circumference is associated with diabetes risk; however, the role of obesity as a potential effect modifier has not been well studied...
  50. ncbi Measuring depression in South Korea: validity and reliability of a brief questionnaire in the Korean Cancer Prevention Study
    Hyoung Yoon Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Affect Disord 150:760-5. 2013
    ..To examine the validity and reliability of a new questionnaire for measuring depression in a South Korean population, and then to estimate the prevalence of depression in that country using this tool...
  51. pmc Fasting glucose level and the risk of incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases
    Chanshin Park
    International Health Care Center, Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Diabetes Care 36:1988-93. 2013
    ..Although diabetes increases the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality, the dose-response relationship between fasting glucose levels below those diagnostic of diabetes with cardiovascular events has not been well characterized...
  52. ncbi Comparison of blood pressure-associated risk of intracerebral hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhage: Korea Medical Insurance Corporation study
    Hyeon Chang Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Hypertension 46:393-7. 2005
    ..Our data also emphasize the importance of blood pressure control for the prevention of stroke, especially in countries with a high incidence of intracerebral hemorrhage...
  53. pmc Hemoglobin concentration and risk of cardiovascular disease in Korean men and women - the Korean heart study
    Moo Young Kim
    Department of Family Medicine, Seoul Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 28:1316-22. 2013
    ..15; 95% CI, 1.01-1.31 for pre-menopausal women; HR, 1.08; 95% CI, 1.01-1.16 for post-menopausal women). We found an independent U-shaped association between hemoglobin level and CVD incidence in Korean population. ..
  54. ncbi The effect of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphism C677T on cervical cancer in Korean women
    Jae Woong Sull
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Republic of Korea
    Gynecol Oncol 95:557-63. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of MTHFR polymorphism C677T on cervical carcinogenesis in the context of other environmental factors, such as smoking, parity, and age at the first intercourse...
  55. ncbi Cigarette smoking, alcohol drinking, hepatitis B, and risk for hepatocellular carcinoma in Korea
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1851-6. 2004
    ..We conducted a prospective cohort study of liver cancer in Korea to assess the independent effects and interactions of smoking, alcohol consumption, and hepatitis B on risk of mortality from hepatocellular carcinoma...
  56. ncbi Age at menopause and cause-specific mortality in South Korean women: Kangwha Cohort Study
    Jae Seok Hong
    Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
    Maturitas 56:411-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relation between age at natural menopause and all-cause and cause-specific mortality among women...
  57. pmc Effects of a combined lifestyle score on 10-year mortality in Korean men and women: a prospective cohort study
    Ji Eun Yun
    Department of Rehabilitation Standard and Policy, Korea National Rehabilitation Research Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    BMC Public Health 12:673. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between combined lifestyle scores and the risk of mortality in Korean men and women...
  58. ncbi Impact of metabolic syndrome independent of insulin resistance on the development of cardiovascular disease
    Ji Eun Yun
    Department of Rehabilitation Standard and Policy, Korea National Rehabilitation Research Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Circ J 76:2443-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the independent and combined effects of metabolic syndrome and IR on the incidence of CVD in a prospective cohort study...
  59. ncbi Serum uric acid and chronic kidney disease: the Severance cohort study
    Yejin Mok
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1831-5. 2012
    ..Both serum uric acid (SUA) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease; however, it is unclear whether SUA independently increases the risk of CKD based on longitudinal data...
  60. pmc Physical activity level and risk of death: the severance cohort study
    Yejin Mok
    Institute for Health Promotion, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    J Epidemiol 22:494-500. 2012
    ..Physical activity decreases deaths from cardiovascular disease and other causes; however, it is unclear whether physical activity is associated with cancer incidence and death in Asian populations...
  61. pmc Cigarette smoking and serum bilirubin subtypes in healthy Korean men: the Korea Medical Institute study
    Jaeseong Jo
    Institute for Health Promotion, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Yonsei University Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 45:105-12. 2012
    ..Additionally, bilirubin is highly related to hemoglobin. Therefore, this study evaluates the association between bilirubin subtypes and cigarette smoking in healthy Korean men independently of hemoglobin...
  62. pmc Smoking is associated with abdominal obesity, not overall obesity, in men with type 2 diabetes
    Ji Eun Yun
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 45:316-22. 2012
    ..However, previous studies concerning the effects of smoking on obesity are inconsistent. The objective of this study was to examine whether smoking is positively related to abdominal obesity in men with type 2 diabetes...
  63. ncbi Vitamin C intake and risk of ischemic heart disease in a population with a high prevalence of smoking
    Chung Mo Nam
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Am Coll Nutr 22:372-8. 2003
    ..This study aims to investigate the association between vitamin C intake and the incidence of non-fatal IHD in Korean men...
  64. pmc The independent effects of cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and serum aspartate aminotransferase on the alanine aminotransferase ratio in korean men for the risk for esophageal cancer
    Heejin Kimm
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, 250 Seongsan ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 51:310-7. 2010
    ..The goal of this study is to assess the interactions among alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking, and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) / alanine aminotransferase (ALT) ratios on esophageal cancer...
  65. ncbi Effect of sibutramine on weight loss and blood pressure: a meta-analysis of controlled trials
    Su Hyun Kim
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Health Science and Management, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Obes Res 11:1116-23. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to provide a comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials on the effects of sibutramine on blood pressure and weight loss...
  66. ncbi The association between adiponectin and diabetes in the Korean population
    Soo Jin Yoon
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Metabolism 57:853-7. 2008
    ..The association was independent of BMI and WC and was partly modified by HDL and triglyceride. There were no effect modifications of adiponectin with WC and BMI on diabetes...
  67. ncbi The relationship between insulin-like growth factor-1 and metabolic syndrome, independent of adiponectin
    Jaewon Oh
    Cardiology Division, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Clin Chim Acta 413:506-10. 2012
    ..However, little is known about the relationship between IGF-1 and adiponectin (adiponectin), another marker of MetS...
  68. ncbi Total, direct, and indirect serum bilirubin concentrations and metabolic syndrome among the Korean population
    Jaeseong Jo
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Endocrine 39:182-9. 2011
    ..Of the three subtypes of serum bilirubin, the inverse association of metabolic syndrome was significantly apparent and consistent with direct bilirubin...
  69. pmc Associations between smoking, screening, and death caused by cervical cancer in Korean women
    Nemekhee Odongua
    Department of Health Promotion and Education, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, 134 Sinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 48:192-200. 2007
    ..Cervical cancer is a major women's health problem in the world today. The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence and mortality rates and to investigate risk factors for cervical cancer in Korean women...
  70. pmc Maternal transmission effects of the PAX genes among cleft case-parent trios from four populations
    Jae Woong Sull
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Eur J Hum Genet 17:831-9. 2009
    ..PAX genes may influence the risk of CL/P through maternal effects, possibly imprinting, which seems to be stronger among male cases...
  71. pmc White blood cell count and the risk of colon cancer
    Yong Jae Lee
    Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 152, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 47:646-56. 2006
    ..Our findings demonstrate that an elevated WBC is associated with an increase in both the mortality and incidence rates of colon cancer. These results support our hypothesis that inflammation increases the risk of colon cancer...
  72. ncbi Risk stratification for LDL cholesterol using induction technique
    Seung Hee Ho
    Department of Health Informatics, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:571-5. 2007
    ..The CART method provided more detailed results according to each segmentation and subgroup. In addition, we demonstrated how the CART algorithm could be used in risk assessment and target segmentation of LDL cholesterol management...
  73. ncbi Relationship between BMI, body image, and smoking in Korean women as determined by urine cotinine: results of a nationwide survey
    So Young Jang
    Graduate School of Public Health, Graduate School of Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:1003-10. 2012
    ..This study examined the influence of body mass index (BMI), subjective body perception (SBP), and the differences between BMI and SBP influence on smoking among women...
  74. ncbi Association of the leptin to high-molecular-weight adiponectin ratio with metabolic syndrome
    Ji Eu Yun
    Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Endocr J 58:807-15. 2011
    ..We may suggest that the leptin/HMW adiponectin ratio is not superior to other adipokine markers, but is as effective as the leptin/total adiponectin ratio...
  75. pmc Obesity, insulin resistance and cancer risk
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 46:449-55. 2005
    ..More efforts and studies are needed to clarify the mechanisms and the common risk factors which might be incorporated into interventions to prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases as top causes of death...
  76. pmc Validity of the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in korean national medical health insurance claims data: the korean heart study (1)
    Heejin Kimm
    Institute for Health Promotion, Cardiovascular Genome Center, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Circ J 42:10-5. 2012
    ..We evaluated the validity of the ICD codes from the Korean National MIC data with respect to the outcomes from acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the Korean Heart Study...
  77. pmc Impaired fasting glucose and risk of cardiovascular disease in Korean men and women: the Korean Heart Study
    Hong Kyu Kim
    Health Screening and Promotion Center, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Diabetes Care 36:328-35. 2013
    ..We evaluated the relationship between IFG and CVD or IHD among Korean men and women...
  78. ncbi Soy food consumption and risk of prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Ye Won Hwang
    Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Nutr Cancer 61:598-606. 2009
    ..This systematic review suggests that soy food consumption could lower the risk of prostate cancer. This conclusion, however, should be interpreted with caution because various biases can affect the results of a meta-analysis...
  79. ncbi Impact of environmental tobacco smoke on the incidence of mutations in epidermal growth factor receptor gene in never-smoker patients with non-small-cell lung cancer
    Young Joo Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei Cancer Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Clin Oncol 28:487-92. 2010
    ..However, the impact of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) on EGFR mutations has been unknown. We investigated an association between ETS exposure and EGFR mutations in never smokers with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...