Lawrence E Barker

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing equivalence: an alternative to the use of difference tests for measuring disparities in vaccination coverage
    Lawrence E Barker
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:1056-61. 2002
  2. doi request reprint An analysis of eight 95 per cent confidence intervals for a ratio of Poisson parameters when events are rare
    Lawrence Barker
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS K 28, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 27:4030-7. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Ranking states' immunization coverage: an example from the National Immunization Survey
    Lawrence E Barker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 24:605-13. 2005
  4. pmc Disparities between white and African-American children in immunization coverage
    Lawrence E Barker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:130-5. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Geographic distribution of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S.: a diabetes belt
    Lawrence E Barker
    CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:434-9. 2011
  6. pmc Age at diagnosis of diabetes in Appalachia
    Lawrence Barker
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta Georgia, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:54. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Disparities in eye care utilization among the United States adults with visual impairment: findings from the behavioral risk factor surveillance system 2006-2009
    Chiu Fang Chou
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3727, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:S45-52.e1. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Vision health disparities in the United States by race/ethnicity, education, and economic status: findings from two nationally representative surveys
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3727, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:S53-62.e1. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic factors and persistent racial disparities in childhood vaccination
    Karen G Wooten
    National Immunization Program, Immunization Service Division, Atlanta, GA 30330, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:434-45. 2007
  10. pmc Gender-specific mental and behavioral outcomes among physically abused high-risk seventh-grade youths
    Joseph E Logan
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:234-45. 2009

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing equivalence: an alternative to the use of difference tests for measuring disparities in vaccination coverage
    Lawrence E Barker
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:1056-61. 2002
    ....
  2. doi request reprint An analysis of eight 95 per cent confidence intervals for a ratio of Poisson parameters when events are rare
    Lawrence Barker
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS K 28, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 27:4030-7. 2008
    ..In a sensitivity analysis, none of the intervals maintained coverage for negative binomial data, indicating that distributional assumptions should be checked before taking our recommendations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ranking states' immunization coverage: an example from the National Immunization Survey
    Lawrence E Barker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 24:605-13. 2005
    ..We graphically compared states to a reference state. If NIS data are used to rank states, one should consider presenting confidence intervals for rank and the results of comparisons of one state with another graphically...
  4. pmc Disparities between white and African-American children in immunization coverage
    Lawrence E Barker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:130-5. 2006
    ..We examined how this widening gap differs with geography and income...
  5. doi request reprint Geographic distribution of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S.: a diabetes belt
    Lawrence E Barker
    CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:434-9. 2011
    ..The American "stroke belt" has contributed to the study of stroke. However, U.S. geographic patterns of diabetes have not been as specifically characterized...
  6. pmc Age at diagnosis of diabetes in Appalachia
    Lawrence Barker
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta Georgia, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:54. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint Disparities in eye care utilization among the United States adults with visual impairment: findings from the behavioral risk factor surveillance system 2006-2009
    Chiu Fang Chou
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3727, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:S45-52.e1. 2012
    ..To estimate the prevalence of annual eye care among visually impaired United States residents aged 40 years or older, by state, race/ethnicity, education, and annual income...
  8. doi request reprint Vision health disparities in the United States by race/ethnicity, education, and economic status: findings from two nationally representative surveys
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3727, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:S53-62.e1. 2012
    ..To assess vision health disparities in the United States by race/ethnicity, education, and economic status...
  9. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic factors and persistent racial disparities in childhood vaccination
    Karen G Wooten
    National Immunization Program, Immunization Service Division, Atlanta, GA 30330, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:434-45. 2007
    ..To better understand the effects of socioeconomic factors on racial disparities in childhood vaccination...
  10. pmc Gender-specific mental and behavioral outcomes among physically abused high-risk seventh-grade youths
    Joseph E Logan
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:234-45. 2009
    ..This study investigated gender differences in the relationship between early PA and various internalizing (e.g., thoughts of suicide or victimization) and externalizing (e.g., perpetration of violence) behaviors...
  11. pmc Access to health care and control of ABCs of diabetes
    Xuanping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1566-71. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between access to health care and diabetes control...
  12. pmc Timeliness of childhood immunizations: a state-specific analysis
    Elizabeth T Luman
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mail Stop E 62, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1367-74. 2005
    ..We examined the timeliness of vaccine administration among children aged 24 to 35 months for each state of the United States and the District of Columbia...
  13. doi request reprint Medicare Part D is associated with reducing the financial burden of health care services in Medicare beneficiaries with diagnosed diabetes
    Rui Li
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA
    Med Care 51:888-93. 2013
    ..Medicare Part D, implemented in 2006, provided coverage for prescription drugs to all Medicare beneficiaries...
  14. pmc Differences between adiposity indicators for predicting all-cause mortality in a representative sample of United States non-elderly adults
    Henry S Kahn
    Division of Diabetes Translation, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e50428. 2012
    ..In a fasting subsample we considered the lipid accumulation product (LAP; [WC enlargement*triglycerides])...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of geographic density of eye care professionals on eye care among adults with diabetes
    Chiu Fang Chou
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3727, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 19:340-9. 2012
    ..To examine the impact of the geographic density of eye care professionals (ECPs) on the receipt of annual dilated eye examinations among adults in the United States with diabetes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Insurance status and vaccination coverage among US preschool children
    Jeanne M Santoli
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1959-64. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between insurance status and vaccination coverage among US preschool children aged 19 to 35 months...
  17. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in preschool immunizations: United States, 1996-2001
    Susan Y Chu
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mail Stop E 5, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:973-7. 2004
    ..We examined current racial/ethnic differences in immunization coverage rates among US preschool children...
  18. pmc Vaccination coverage of American Indian/Alaska native children aged 19 to 35 months: findings from the National Immunization Survey, 1998-2000
    Tara W Strine
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:2046-9. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Small area variation in diabetes prevalence in Puerto Rico
    Edward F Tierney
    United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 33:398-406. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Unmet eye care needs among U.S. 5th-grade students
    Xinzhi Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3727, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:55-8. 2012
    ..There is substantial evidence of a disparity in access to eye care services among adults in the U.S.; however, little is known about health disparities for children's eye care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Children who have received no vaccines: who are they and where do they live?
    Philip J Smith
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 114:187-95. 2004
    ..Each year 2.1 million children 19 to 35 months of age are undervaccinated. Among these are children who have received no vaccinations. Unvaccinated children are at increased risk of acquiring and transmitting vaccine-preventable diseases...
  22. ncbi request reprint Timeliness of childhood vaccinations in the United States: days undervaccinated and number of vaccines delayed
    Elizabeth T Luman
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 293:1204-11. 2005
    ..Only 18% of children in the United States receive all vaccinations at the recommended times or acceptably early...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of thimerosal-related changes in hepatitis B vaccine birth-dose recommendations on childhood vaccination coverage
    Elizabeth T Luman
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 291:2351-8. 2004
    ..The suspension was lifted in September 1999 when preservative-free hepatitis B vaccine became available...
  24. pmc A1C level and future risk of diabetes: a systematic review
    Xuanping Zhang
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and HealthPromotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Xuanping Zhang
    Diabetes Care 33:1665-73. 2010
    ..Our systematic review demonstrated that A1C values between 5.5 and 6.5% were associated with a substantially increased risk for developing diabetes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessment of immunization registry databases as supplemental sources of data to improve ascertainment of vaccination coverage estimates in the national immunization survey
    Meena Khare
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:838-42. 2006
    ..To evaluate the use of immunization registry data to supplement missing or incomplete vaccination data reported by immunization providers (referred to as "providers" hereafter) in the National Immunization Survey...
  26. pmc Differential effects of the DTaP and MMR vaccine shortages on timeliness of childhood vaccination coverage
    Tammy A Santibanez
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, Mail Stop E 62, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:691-6. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hepatitis a vaccination among children 24 to 35 months of age: United States, 2003
    Joseph J Amon
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 117:30-3. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine hepatitis A vaccination coverage rates among children living in states with different vaccination recommendations and to examine individual characteristics associated with vaccination...
  28. pmc How do caregivers know when to take their child for immunizations?
    Kate M Shaw
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    BMC Pediatr 5:44. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of childhood physical and sexual abuse on adolescent weapon carrying
    Rebecca T Leeb
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:551-8. 2007
    ..Ample evidence associates child maltreatment with the perpetration of delinquent and violent behavior, but there is little research on the relationship between child maltreatment and weapon carrying...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changes over time in high out-of-pocket health care burden in U.S. adults with diabetes, 2001-2011
    Rui Li
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Diabetes Care 37:1629-35. 2014
    ..High out-of-pocket (OOP) costs can be an obstacle to health care access and treatment compliance. This study investigated trends in high OOP health care burden in people with diabetes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Immunization coverage among Hispanic ancestry, 2003 National Immunization Survey
    Natalie J Darling
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:421-7. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Predictors of age-appropriate receipt of DTaP dose 4
    Tara W Strine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:45-9. 2003
    ..Dose 4 of DTaP is among the most frequently missed vaccines for children who are not adequately immunized...
  33. ncbi request reprint Vaccination coverage of foreign-born children 19 to 35 months of age: findings from the National Immunization Survey, 1999-2000
    Tara W Strine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e15. 2002
    ..To compare coverage estimates of foreign-born children 19 to 35 months old with those of US-born children of the same age group...
  34. pmc Projection of the year 2050 burden of diabetes in the US adult population: dynamic modeling of incidence, mortality, and prediabetes prevalence
    James P Boyle
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K10, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta GA 30341 USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:29. 2010
    ..Accurate projections of diabetes burden are essential to policymakers planning for future health care needs and costs...
  35. pmc Parental mental and pain-related health and pediatric ambulatory care sensitive emergency department visits and hospitalizations
    Joseph E Logan
    Division of Violence Prevention, Etiology and Surveillance Branch, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K60, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:656-74. 2008
    ..To investigate the types of parental psychiatric and pain-related (PR) conditions that are associated with inadequate management of children's health and medical needs...
  36. pmc Cost-effectiveness of interventions to prevent and control diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Rui Li
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1872-94. 2010
    ..To synthesize the cost-effectiveness (CE) of interventions to prevent and control diabetes, its complications, and comorbidities...