Umed A Ajani

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use among U.S. adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:74-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Examining the coverage of influenza vaccination among people with cardiovascular disease in the United States
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am Heart J 149:254-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of influenza vaccination among people with cardiovascular disease--BRFSS
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:31-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Distribution of lifestyle and emerging risk factors by 10-year risk for coronary heart disease
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:745-52. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sodium intake among people with normal and high blood pressure
    Umed A Ajani
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:63-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Has the risk for coronary heart disease changed among U.S. adults?
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1177-82. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Two approaches of coronary risk assessment--do they work?
    Umed A Ajani
    The Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:765-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of high C-reactive protein in persons with serum lipid concentrations within recommended values
    Umed A Ajani
    Department of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Clin Chem 50:1618-22. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber and C-reactive protein: findings from national health and nutrition examination survey data
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 134:1181-5. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Melanoma survival in the United States, 1992 to 2005
    Lori A Pollack
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S78-86. 2011

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use among U.S. adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:74-7. 2006
    ..A Healthy People 2010 objective calls for increasing the proportion of people with diabetes aged>or=40 years who take aspirin>or=15 times per month...
  2. ncbi request reprint Examining the coverage of influenza vaccination among people with cardiovascular disease in the United States
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am Heart J 149:254-9. 2005
    ..People with chronic cardiovascular conditions are at increased risk of developing complications from relative common influenza infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of influenza vaccination among people with cardiovascular disease--BRFSS
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:31-5. 2005
    ..People with cardiovascular disease are at high risk of complication from influenza. However, little is known about influenza vaccine coverage among this population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Distribution of lifestyle and emerging risk factors by 10-year risk for coronary heart disease
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:745-52. 2006
    ..Recently, additional risk factors not included in the Framingham algorithm have received much attention and may help improve risk assessment. We examined the distributions of lifestyle and emerging risk factors by 10-year risk of CHD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sodium intake among people with normal and high blood pressure
    Umed A Ajani
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:63-7. 2005
    ..Healthy People 2010 goals are to increase the proportion of persons who consume 2400 mg or less of sodium daily. We examined daily sodium intake among people with and without high blood pressure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Has the risk for coronary heart disease changed among U.S. adults?
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1177-82. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the 10-year risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD) among U.S adults during the years 1988 to 1994 with that among U.S. adults during the years 1999 to 2002...
  7. ncbi request reprint Two approaches of coronary risk assessment--do they work?
    Umed A Ajani
    The Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:765-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the low-density lipoprotein goals were not clear for a sizable proportion of participants, especially using the second approach, and may lead to less intensive intervention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of high C-reactive protein in persons with serum lipid concentrations within recommended values
    Umed A Ajani
    Department of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Clin Chem 50:1618-22. 2004
    ..The number of normolipidemic individuals who are eligible for evaluation of CRP in overall CHD risk assessment is not known...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber and C-reactive protein: findings from national health and nutrition examination survey data
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Nutr 134:1181-5. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate that fiber intake is independently associated with serum CRP concentration and support the recommendation of a diet with a high fiber content...
  10. doi request reprint Melanoma survival in the United States, 1992 to 2005
    Lori A Pollack
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S78-86. 2011
    ..Population-based data on melanoma survival are important for understanding the impact of demographic and clinical factors on prognosis...
  11. doi request reprint Association of cutaneous melanoma incidence with area-based socioeconomic indicators-United States, 2004-2006
    Simple D Singh
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S58-68. 2011
    ..Examination of the relationship between melanoma and SES at the national level in the United States is limited. Expanding knowledge of this association is needed to improve early detection and eliminate disparities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distribution of serum concentrations of alpha-tocopherol and gamma-tocopherol in the US population
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:375-83. 2006
    ..Although the population distribution of serum concentrations of alpha-tocopherol has been described in the United States, little is known about the distribution of gamma-tocopherol or the ratio of alpha-tocopherol to gamma-tocopherol...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behavior, physical activity, and the metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Obes Res 13:608-14. 2005
    ..We examined the associations among physical activity, sedentary behavior, and metabolic syndrome in a representative sample of U.S. adults...
  14. pmc Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2005, featuring trends in lung cancer, tobacco use, and tobacco control
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1672-94. 2008
    ..This year's report includes trends in lung cancer incidence and death rates, tobacco use, and tobacco control by state of residence...
  15. doi request reprint Trends in endometrial cancer incidence rates in the United States, 1999-2006
    Linh M Duong
    Cancer Surveillance Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1157-63. 2011
    ..We investigated trends in endometrial cancer histologic subtypes on a national level during 1999-2006...
  16. pmc The impact of cognitive functioning on mortality and the development of functional disability in older adults with diabetes: the second longitudinal study on aging
    Lisa C McGuire
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K 66, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA
    BMC Geriatr 6:8. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and health risk behaviors among smokers
    Tara W Strine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:182-7. 2005
    ..It is well established that smoking has detrimental effects on physical health, but its associations with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and a variety of health behaviors have not been widely investigated in the U.S. population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tooth loss and heart disease: findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Catherine A Okoro
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:50-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between tooth loss and heart disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint Brief communication: The prevalence of high intake of vitamin E from the use of supplements among U.S. adults
    Earl S Ford
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:116-20. 2005
    ..People who consume at least 400 IU of vitamin E per day from supplements may be at slightly increased risk for premature mortality...
  20. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and concentrations of C-reactive protein among U.S. youth
    Earl S Ford
    Divion of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:878-81. 2005
    ..Adults with the metabolic syndrome show biochemical evidence of low-grade inflammation. We sought to examine whether this is true among U.S. youth with the metabolic syndrome...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning in late life: the impact of moderate alcohol consumption
    Lisa C McGuire
    Division of Adult and Communty Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:93-9. 2007
    ..Sex differences in the association between moderate alcohol consumption and cognitive functioning were examined during 4 years...
  22. ncbi request reprint Trends in risk factors for cardiovascular disease among children and adolescents in the United States
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K66, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1534-44. 2004
    ..The increasing prevalence of obesity among children and adolescents in recent decades might have affected trends in obesity-associated risk factors for cardiovascular disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluating quality of census tract data in the NPCR dataset
    Simple Singh
    Cancer Surveillance Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mail Stop K 53 Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Registry Manag 36:143-6. 2009
    ..Knowledge of data quality is essential for accurate interpretation and use of cancer data by cancer control and prevention programs and researchers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning as a predictor of functional disability in later life
    Lisa C McGuire
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:36-42. 2006
    ..S. adults was examined...
  25. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of serum vitamin D and the metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1228-30. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Explaining the decrease in U.S. deaths from coronary disease, 1980-2000
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2388-98. 2007
    ..We conducted a study to determine how much of this decrease could be explained by the use of medical and surgical treatments as opposed to changes in cardiovascular risk factors...
  27. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of malignant and nonmalignant primary spinal cord, spinal meninges, and cauda equina tumors, United States, 2004-2007
    Linh M Duong
    Cancer Surveillance Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 118:4220-7. 2012
    ..This study intends to augment the current literature by examining incidence of these tumors on a national level...
  28. pmc Association between cutaneous melanoma incidence rates among white US residents and county-level estimates of solar ultraviolet exposure
    Thomas B Richards
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:S50-7. 2011
    ..Recent US studies have raised questions as to whether geographic differences in cutaneous melanoma incidence rates are associated with differences in solar ultraviolet (UV) exposure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria and concentrations of antioxidants among US adults
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:248-55. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparative evaluation of uterine cancer staging data using two different staging systems, 2001-2005
    Linh M Duong
    Cancer Surveillance Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mail Stop K 53, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Registry Manag 36:125-9. 2009
    ....
  31. doi request reprint The changing incidence of in situ and invasive ductal and lobular breast carcinomas: United States, 1999-2004
    Christie R Eheman
    Cancer Surveillance Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1763-9. 2009
    ..This study provides U.S. incidence rates for these histologic types for both in situ and invasive cancers and assesses changes in the incidence of these cancers over time...
  32. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and mortality among US male physicians
    Umed A Ajani
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:731-9. 2004
    ..To assess the relationship between body mass index and mortality in a population homogeneous in educational attainment and socioeconomic status...
  33. ncbi request reprint Migraine and coronary heart disease in women and men
    Nancy R Cook
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Headache 42:715-27. 2002
    ..We evaluated migraine as an independent risk factor for subsequent coronary heart disease (CHD) events among women in the Women's Health Study (WHS) and men in the Physicians' Health Study (PHS)...