Erick Suarez

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Affiliation: University of Puerto Rico

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Microarray data analysis for differential expression: a tutorial
    Erick Suarez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 28:89-104. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers by anatomical sites in population-based registries in Puerto Rico and the United States of America
    Erick Suarez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:175-81. 2013
  3. pmc The association of DNA Repair with breast cancer risk in women. A comparative observational study
    Jaime Matta
    Department of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Toxicology, Department of Surgery, Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ponce, Puerto Rico 00732
    BMC Cancer 12:490. 2012
  4. pmc Age-standardized incidence and mortality rates of oral and pharyngeal cancer in Puerto Rico and among Non-Hispanics Whites, Non-Hispanic Blacks, and Hispanics in the USA
    Erick Suarez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:129. 2009
  5. pmc Seroepidemiology of viral hepatitis, HIV and herpes simplex type 2 in the household population aged 21-64 years in Puerto Rico
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
    BMC Infect Dis 10:76. 2010
  6. pmc Anal cancer incidence and mortality in Puerto Rico
    Vivian Colón-López
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:76-81. 2013
  7. pmc Correlates of the metabolic syndrome among a sample of women in the San Juan Metropolitan area of Puerto Rico
    Ana Patricia Ortiz
    Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 8:235-42. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus and associated risk behaviours: a population-based study in San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067
    Int J Epidemiol 34:593-9. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with metabolic syndrome in a sample of women in Puerto Rico
    Josefina Romaguera
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Menopause 17:388-92. 2010
  10. pmc Association between adiposity indices and cardiometabolic risk factors among adults living in Puerto Rico
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR
    Public Health Nutr 14:1714-23. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Microarray data analysis for differential expression: a tutorial
    Erick Suarez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 28:89-104. 2009
    ..This paper is written for those professionals who are new in microarray data analysis for differential expression and want to have an overview of the specific steps or the different approaches for this sort of analysis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers by anatomical sites in population-based registries in Puerto Rico and the United States of America
    Erick Suarez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:175-81. 2013
    ..Our aim was to compare OCPC incidence in PR, by anatomical site, with that of non-Hispanic whites (NHW), non-Hispanic blacks (NHB), and Hispanic (USH) individuals in the USA...
  3. pmc The association of DNA Repair with breast cancer risk in women. A comparative observational study
    Jaime Matta
    Department of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Toxicology, Department of Surgery, Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ponce, Puerto Rico 00732
    BMC Cancer 12:490. 2012
    ..Our aim was to assess the statistical association of DRC level and breast cancer (BC) using a case-control epidemiological study in a Hispanic community...
  4. pmc Age-standardized incidence and mortality rates of oral and pharyngeal cancer in Puerto Rico and among Non-Hispanics Whites, Non-Hispanic Blacks, and Hispanics in the USA
    Erick Suarez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:129. 2009
    ..We compared the age-adjusted incidence and mortality rates of OPC between PR and among USA Hispanics (USH), Non-Hispanic Whites (NHW), and Non-Hispanic Blacks (NHB) to assess the burden of this cancer in PR...
  5. pmc Seroepidemiology of viral hepatitis, HIV and herpes simplex type 2 in the household population aged 21-64 years in Puerto Rico
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
    BMC Infect Dis 10:76. 2010
    ..This study estimated, for the first time, prevalence estimates of serologic markers of HCV, HBV, HAV, HIV and HSV-2 in the adult population of Puerto Rico and assessed variations across sociodemographic and behavioral characteristics...
  6. pmc Anal cancer incidence and mortality in Puerto Rico
    Vivian Colón-López
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 32:76-81. 2013
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  7. pmc Correlates of the metabolic syndrome among a sample of women in the San Juan Metropolitan area of Puerto Rico
    Ana Patricia Ortiz
    Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 8:235-42. 2010
    ..The metabolic syndrome is an interaction of risk factors that may lead to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus and associated risk behaviours: a population-based study in San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067
    Int J Epidemiol 34:593-9. 2005
    ..We estimated the prevalence of HCV infection and identified correlates of seropositivity in the municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico...
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with metabolic syndrome in a sample of women in Puerto Rico
    Josefina Romaguera
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Menopause 17:388-92. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and demographic, health, and lifestyle characteristics in a sample of women living in Puerto Rico...
  10. pmc Association between adiposity indices and cardiometabolic risk factors among adults living in Puerto Rico
    Cristina Palacios
    Nutrition Program, Department of Human Development, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR
    Public Health Nutr 14:1714-23. 2011
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  11. pmc Human papillomavirus infection in women in Puerto Rico: agreement between physician-collected and self-collected anogenital specimens
    Ana Patricia Ortiz
    Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center and Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, PMB 711, Ave de Diego89, Suite 105, San Juan, PR 00927 6346
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 17:210-7. 2013
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  12. ncbi request reprint Factors associated to the prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis C virus among patients receiving hemodialysis at selected dialysis centers in Puerto Rico, 2005
    Marievelisse Soto-Salgado
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, P O Box 365067, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 28:18-23. 2009
    ..We assessed the factors associated to the prevalence of antibodies to HCV (anti-HCV) among patients receiving hemodialysis in eight dialysis centers in Puerto Rico...
  13. pmc Penile cancer disparities in Puerto Rican men as compared to the United States population
    Vivian Colón-López
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
    Int Braz J Urol 38:728-38. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer incidence and mortality among Puerto Ricans: an updated analysis comparing men in Puerto Rico with US racial/ethnic groups
    Marievelisse Soto-Salgado
    UPR MDACC Partnership in Excellence in Cancer Research Program, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 31:107-13. 2012
    ..Socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities with regard to prostate cancer incidence have been reported in the United States of America (US); however, detailed information regarding health disparities in PR is scarce...
  15. pmc Sexual behaviors among adults in Puerto Rico: a population-based study
    Ana Patricia Ortiz
    Cancer Control and Populations Sciences Program, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Sex Med 8:2439-49. 2011
    ..Given changes in sexual behaviors and norms in the United States, there is a need for current and representative data on sexual behaviors with particular interest in gender, age, and racial/ethnic group differences...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessing the scientific research productivity of Puerto Rican cancer researchers: bibliometric analysis from the Science Citation Index
    William A Calo
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Puerto Rico Cancer Center, San Juan
    P R Health Sci J 29:250-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize trends in cancer-related research publications by authors affiliated to Puerto Rican institutions in recent decades...
  17. doi request reprint Incidence and mortality rates for colorectal cancer in Puerto Rico and among Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites, and non-Hispanic blacks in the United States, 1998-2002
    Marievelisse Soto-Salgado
    Puerto Rico Cancer Center, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Cancer 115:3016-23. 2009
    ..Incidence and mortality trends and relative differences among racial/ethnic groups by sex and age were determined...
  18. pmc Knowledge of viral hepatitis among Puerto Rican adults: implications for prevention
    Marievelisse Soto-Salgado
    UPR MDACC Partnership for Excellence in Cancer Research Program, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PMB 371 P O Box 70344, San Juan, PR 00936 8344, Puerto Rico
    J Community Health 36:565-73. 2011
    ..Health education must be focused on transmission and prevention methods, including the availability of a vaccine for HAV and HBV, especially among those with chronic liver disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of collecting biologic specimens in population-based surveys: experiences from the epidemiology of hepatitis C in the household, adult population of Puerto Rico study
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
    P R Health Sci J 29:18-25. 2010
    ....
  20. pmc Esophageal cancer incidence rates by histological type and overall: Puerto Rico versus the United States Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results population, 1992-2005
    Lorena Gonzalez
    University of Puerto Rico The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Partnership in Excellence in Cancer Research Program, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:5-10. 2013
    ....
  21. pmc Distribution and correlates of the metabolic syndrome in adults living in the San Juan Metropolitan Area of Puerto Rico
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 31:114-22. 2012
    ..This study evaluated correlates of the metabolic syndrome among adults living in Puerto Rico, a Hispanic subpopulation disproportionately affected by diabetes...
  22. pmc Incidence and mortality rates of selected infection-related cancers in Puerto Rico and in the United States
    Ana P Ortiz
    Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:10. 2010
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of vertebral fractures in San Juan, Puerto Rico: a population-based study among females aged 50 years and over
    Lillian Haddock
    University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 29:377-84. 2010
    ..The objective of LAVOS was to estimate the prevalence of vertebral fractures in Latin American women using a random sample of females selected from cities across five Latin American countries...
  24. pmc Clinical conditions associated with environmental exposures: an epidemiologic study in two communities in Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico
    William A Calo
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Graduate School of Public Health, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department, San Juan, PR 00936 5067
    P R Health Sci J 28:126-34. 2009
    ....
  25. pmc Are adults diagnosed with diabetes achieving the American Diabetes Association clinical practice recommendations?
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, P O Box 365067, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 31:18-23. 2012
    ..This study assessed the proportion of adults with previously diagnosed diabetes mellitus (DM) who met selected preventive practices and treatment goals according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) standards of medical care...
  26. pmc HIV-related risk behaviors among a sample of men who have sex with men in Puerto Rico: an overview of substance use and sexual practices
    Vivian Colón-López
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 30:65-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to describe HIV-related risk behaviors in a sample of MSM in PR...
  27. pmc Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:434-41. 2008
    ..We assessed the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its individual components in Puerto Rican adults...
  28. pmc Bibliometric assessment of cancer research in Puerto Rico, 1903-2005
    Ana P Ortiz
    Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:353-61. 2009
    ..The main aim of this study is to present the characteristics and trends of cancer publications in Puerto Rico's biomedical journals and their relationship with the island's cancer mortality...
  29. pmc Breast cancer molecular subtypes and survival in a hospital-based sample in Puerto Rico
    Ana Patricia Ortiz
    Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, PR 00927, USA
    Cancer Med 2:343-50. 2013
    ..Consistent to results in other populations, the TN subtype and HER-2+ tumors were associated with decreased survival. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Thyroid-stimulating hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone status in Hispanic women during the menopause transition
    Legier V Rojas
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:S2-230-4. 2008
    ..We propose that patterns in FSH levels depend on the menopause state and that a possible relationship with TSH is present in mature women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C in Puerto Rico: a time for public health action
    Cynthia M Pérez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR 00936 5067
    P R Health Sci J 26:395-400. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint A tutorial in genetic epidemiology and some considerations in statistical modeling
    Erick Suarez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico Medical Science Campus, P O Box 365067, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067
    P R Health Sci J 26:401-21. 2007
    ..Then, a description of the different designs in genetic epidemiology is presented with the most recent publications. Finally, some considerations in the statistical analysis for genetic epidemiology are discussed...
  33. pmc Internal consistency of the Spanish health literacy test (TOFHLA-SPR) for Puerto Rico
    Marta Rivero-Mendez
    University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, School of Nursing, PO Box 365067, San Juan, PR
    P R Health Sci J 29:49-53. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe how the full-length Spanish Version of the Test of Functional Health Literacy in Adults (TOFHLA-S) scale was adapted to PR...