Lilah M Besser

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Walking to public transit: steps to help meet physical activity recommendations
    Lilah M Besser
    Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:273-80. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of down syndrome among children and adolescents in metropolitan Atlanta
    Lilah M Besser
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:765-74. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and birth defects
    Adolfo Correa
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:237.e1-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of spina bifida among children and adolescents in metropolitan Atlanta
    Mikyong Shin
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:748-54. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of Down syndrome among children and adolescents in 10 regions of the United States
    Mikyong Shin
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1565-71. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of spina bifida among children and adolescents in 10 regions in the United States
    Mikyong Shin
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 126:274-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Interpreting changes in the epidemiology of anencephaly and spina bifida following folic acid fortification of the U.S. grain supply in the setting of long-term trends, Atlanta, Georgia, 1968-2003
    Lilah M Besser
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:730-6. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Commute time and social capital in the U.S
    Lilah M Besser
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:207-11. 2008

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Walking to public transit: steps to help meet physical activity recommendations
    Lilah M Besser
    Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:273-80. 2005
    ..This study estimates the total daily time spent walking to and from transit and the predictors of achieving 30 minutes of physical activity daily by doing so...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of down syndrome among children and adolescents in metropolitan Atlanta
    Lilah M Besser
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:765-74. 2007
    ..Down syndrome (DS) prevalence estimates beyond infancy are needed to assess health service needs among those with DS...
  3. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and birth defects
    Adolfo Correa
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:237.e1-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine associations between diabetes mellitus and 39 birth defects...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of spina bifida among children and adolescents in metropolitan Atlanta
    Mikyong Shin
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:748-54. 2008
    ..We estimated the prevalence of SB among children and adolescents in metropolitan Atlanta...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of Down syndrome among children and adolescents in 10 regions of the United States
    Mikyong Shin
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1565-71. 2009
    ..We aimed to estimate the prevalence of Down syndrome (DS) among children and adolescents aged 0 to 19 years in 10 regions of the United States...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of spina bifida among children and adolescents in 10 regions in the United States
    Mikyong Shin
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 126:274-9. 2010
    ..The goal was to estimate the number of children and adolescents, 0 to 19 years of age, living with spina bifida (SB) in the United States...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interpreting changes in the epidemiology of anencephaly and spina bifida following folic acid fortification of the U.S. grain supply in the setting of long-term trends, Atlanta, Georgia, 1968-2003
    Lilah M Besser
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:730-6. 2007
    ..S. with folic acid. We examined whether changes in these defects surrounding fortification could be distinguished from preexisting trends...
  8. doi request reprint Commute time and social capital in the U.S
    Lilah M Besser
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:207-11. 2008
    ..The suggested declining trend in social capital among Americans could be due, in part, to long commute times associated with urban sprawl...