Jack K Leiss

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Publications

  1. pmc Using formative research to design an epidemiologic survey: the north Carolina study of home care and hospice nurses
    Jack K Leiss
    Constella Group, Durham, NC, USA
    Epidemiol Health 33:e2011008. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Work experience, work environment, and blood exposure among home care and hospice nurses
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, USA
    Ind Health 50:521-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Using mixture models with linear predictors to identify incorrect gestational age in state birth records
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:468-78. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Provision and use of personal protective equipment among home care and hospice nurses in North Carolina
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, 6919 Lee Street, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:123-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Provision and use of safety-engineered medical devices among home care and hospice nurses in North Carolina
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:636-9. 2010
  6. pmc U.S. Maternally linked birth records may be biased for Hispanics and other population groups
    Jack K Leiss
    Center for Health Research, Constella Group, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:23-31. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Management practices and risk of occupational blood exposure in U.S. paramedics: non-intact skin exposure
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, 6919 Lee Street, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:884-90. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Blood exposure incidence rates from the North Carolina study of home care and hospice nurses
    Jack K Leiss
    Center for Health Research, Constella Group, LLC, Durham, North Carolina
    Am J Ind Med 52:99-104. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Provision and use of personal protective equipment and safety devices in the National Study to Prevent Blood Exposure in Paramedics
    Rahel Mathews
    Center for Health Research, Constella Group, LLC, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:743-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Circumstances surrounding occupational blood exposure events in the National Study to Prevent Blood Exposure in Paramedics
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, 6919 Lee Street, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Ind Health 47:139-44. 2009

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Using formative research to design an epidemiologic survey: the north Carolina study of home care and hospice nurses
    Jack K Leiss
    Constella Group, Durham, NC, USA
    Epidemiol Health 33:e2011008. 2011
    ..The objective of this paper is to describe the use of three formative research techniques in designing a survey of home care and hospice nurses...
  2. ncbi request reprint Work experience, work environment, and blood exposure among home care and hospice nurses
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, USA
    Ind Health 50:521-8. 2012
    ..These results suggest that characteristics of the home care/hospice work environment limit nurses' ability to use their experience to prevent blood exposure...
  3. doi request reprint Using mixture models with linear predictors to identify incorrect gestational age in state birth records
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:468-78. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine which maternal and infant factors to include in the mixture models to obtain the best fitting models for New Jersey state birth records...
  4. doi request reprint Provision and use of personal protective equipment among home care and hospice nurses in North Carolina
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, 6919 Lee Street, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:123-8. 2011
    ..We investigated the frequency with which home care/hospice nurses are provided with and use personal protective equipment (PPE) and factors associated with use...
  5. doi request reprint Provision and use of safety-engineered medical devices among home care and hospice nurses in North Carolina
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:636-9. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc U.S. Maternally linked birth records may be biased for Hispanics and other population groups
    Jack K Leiss
    Center for Health Research, Constella Group, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:23-31. 2010
    ..We sought to advance understanding of linkage error in U.S. maternally linked datasets and how the error might affect results of studies based on the linked data...
  7. doi request reprint Management practices and risk of occupational blood exposure in U.S. paramedics: non-intact skin exposure
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, 6919 Lee Street, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:884-90. 2009
    ..To estimate the risk of blood exposure to non-intact skin in U.S. paramedics; to estimate risk ratios for selected management practices...
  8. doi request reprint Blood exposure incidence rates from the North Carolina study of home care and hospice nurses
    Jack K Leiss
    Center for Health Research, Constella Group, LLC, Durham, North Carolina
    Am J Ind Med 52:99-104. 2009
    ..Home care/hospice nurses may be at elevated risk of blood exposure because of the nature of their work and work environment. However, little is known about the incidence of blood exposure in this population...
  9. doi request reprint Provision and use of personal protective equipment and safety devices in the National Study to Prevent Blood Exposure in Paramedics
    Rahel Mathews
    Center for Health Research, Constella Group, LLC, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:743-9. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Circumstances surrounding occupational blood exposure events in the National Study to Prevent Blood Exposure in Paramedics
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, 6919 Lee Street, Mebane, NC 27302, USA
    Ind Health 47:139-44. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Management practices and risk of occupational blood exposure in U.S. paramedics: Needlesticks
    Jack K Leiss
    Epidemiology Research Program, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, Mebane, North Carolina 27302, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:866-74. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to present risk estimates for needlestick in U.S. paramedics and estimated risk ratios for selected management practices...
  12. ncbi request reprint Blood exposure among paramedics: incidence rates from the national study to prevent blood exposure in paramedics
    Jack K Leiss
    Constella Health Sciences, Constella Group, Inc, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:720-5. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint A new method for measuring misclassification of maternal sets in maternally linked birth records: true and false linkage proportions
    Jack K Leiss
    Center for Health Research, Constella Group, LLC, 2605 Meridian Parkway, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:293-300. 2007
    ..The author developed a framework for conceptualizing maternal linkage error and measures for quantifying it, and examined the behavior of the new measures in a maternally linked file...

Research Grants2

  1. Exposure to Blood Among Home Health Care Nurses
    Jack Leiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Collaborating agency directors and home health care nurses, focus groups, and a pilot study will be used to design and test recruitment strategies that will ensure high response rates. ..