Laura A Blanciforti

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Economic burden of dermatitis in US workers [corrected]
    Laura A Blanciforti
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory National, Division Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1045-54. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and echocardiographic left ventricular mass in blacks: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Cecil M Burchfiel
    Jackson Heart Study, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Circulation 112:819-27. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in the WBC differential count and other factors associated with reporting of herpes labialis: a population-based study of adults
    Christine G Parks
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch and Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 51:336-43. 2007
  4. pmc Work, obesity, and occupational safety and health
    Paul A Schulte
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:428-36. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Hardiness and psychological distress in a cohort of police officers
    Michael E Andrew
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch in Morgantown, VW 26505, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 10:137-47. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Shift-work and suicide ideation among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    Am J Ind Med 51:758-68. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Obesity, white blood cell counts, and platelet counts among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2846-54. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Area under the curve and other summary indicators of repeated waking cortisol measurements
    Desta B Fekedulegn
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HELD BEB, MS 4050, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:651-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations between major life events, traumatic incidents, and depression among Buffalo police officers
    Tara A Hartley
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 9:25-35. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Police trauma and cardiovascular disease: association between PTSD symptoms and metabolic syndrome
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 8:227-37. 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Economic burden of dermatitis in US workers [corrected]
    Laura A Blanciforti
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory National, Division Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1045-54. 2010
    ..To estimate the economic burden associated with dermatitis in those aged 16 to 65 years and working in seven industry sectors (DW)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and echocardiographic left ventricular mass in blacks: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Cecil M Burchfiel
    Jackson Heart Study, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Circulation 112:819-27. 2005
    ..This relationship is likely to be of particular importance in blacks, in whom both the metabolic syndrome and LV hypertrophy are common...
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in the WBC differential count and other factors associated with reporting of herpes labialis: a population-based study of adults
    Christine G Parks
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch and Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 51:336-43. 2007
    ..Prospective studies may help to show whether such differences indicate susceptibility to loss of latency or represent a consequence of reactivated infection...
  4. pmc Work, obesity, and occupational safety and health
    Paul A Schulte
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:428-36. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Hardiness and psychological distress in a cohort of police officers
    Michael E Andrew
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch in Morgantown, VW 26505, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 10:137-47. 2008
    ..The magnitude of gender differences in these associations shows that for depressive and PTSD symptoms, the commitment dimension of hardiness may be more protective in female police officers than in male officers...
  6. doi request reprint Shift-work and suicide ideation among police officers
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    Am J Ind Med 51:758-68. 2008
    ..This cross-sectional study assessed the association of shift work with suicide ideation among police officers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Obesity, white blood cell counts, and platelet counts among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2846-54. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Area under the curve and other summary indicators of repeated waking cortisol measurements
    Desta B Fekedulegn
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HELD BEB, MS 4050, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:651-9. 2007
    ..The latter parameters, AUC(I), however, is seldom used by research scientists...
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations between major life events, traumatic incidents, and depression among Buffalo police officers
    Tara A Hartley
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 9:25-35. 2007
    ..Police agencies should consider developing psychological assistance efforts to help affected officers cope with these events and deal with depression...
  10. ncbi request reprint Police trauma and cardiovascular disease: association between PTSD symptoms and metabolic syndrome
    John M Violanti
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of NY at Buffalo, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 8:227-37. 2006
    ..71, 95% C.I. = 0.99 - 7.37). Thus, officers with severe PTSD symptoms were approximately three times more likely to have the metabolic syndrome and education may account for some of this association...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and movement abnormalities among Japanese-American men: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 26:130-9. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The Buffalo Cardio-Metabolic Occupational Police Stress (BCOPS) pilot study: methods and participant characteristics
    John M Violanti
    School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo 14214 8001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:148-56. 2006
    ..This pilot study was undertaken to establish a methodology and descriptive results for a larger police study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations of cortical astrogliosis with cognitive performance and dementia status
    Michael L Kashon
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 6:595-604; discussion 673-81. 2004
    ..Our findings underscore the need to look beyond standard neuropathological measures putatively linked to specific neuropathological conditions in efforts to identify common cellular and molecular processes that contribute to dementia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Environmental, life-style, and physical precursors of clinical Parkinson's disease: recent findings from the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    Robert D Abbott
    University of Virginia Health System, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, 800717, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0717, USA
    J Neurol 250:III30-9. 2003
    ..This report describes the relations between environmental, life-style, and physical attributes and the incidence of PD that have been observed in the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic left ventricular mass in African-Americans: the Jackson cohort of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Thomas N Skelton
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    Echocardiography 20:111-20. 2003
    ..4%). The findings confirm previous suggestions from electrocardiographic investigations that cardiac hypertrophy is common, if not epidemic in middle-aged African-American men and women, whether or not they have hypertension...
  16. pmc Serum insulin, obesity, and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in black and white adults: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study: 1987-1998
    Mercedes R Carnethon
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94304, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1358-64. 2002
    ..In this study, we tested the hypothesis that fasting serum insulin is higher in nonobese black adults than in white adults and that high fasting insulin predicts type 2 diabetes equally well in both groups...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk of hospitalized stroke in men enrolled in the Honolulu Heart Program and the Framingham Study: A comparison of incidence and risk factor effects
    Beatriz L Rodriguez
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
    Stroke 33:230-6. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to compare the 20-year incidence of hospitalized stroke between Japanese-American men in the Honolulu Heart Program and white men in the Framingham Study...