L E Charles

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and bone mineral density among police officers in a northeastern US City
    Luenda E Charles
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Glob J Health Sci 4:39-50. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Associations of work hours with carotid intima-media thickness and ankle-brachial index: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Luenda E Charles
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HELD BEB, MS L 4050, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:713-20. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of perceived stress with sleep duration and sleep quality in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:229-41. 2011
  4. pmc Occupation and three-year incidence of respiratory symptoms and lung function decline: the ARIC Study
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Respir Res 13:24. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Pulmonary function and left ventricular mass in African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) 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, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Echocardiography 29:131-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Sleep duration and biomarkers of metabolic function 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, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:831-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Antioxidants and pulmonary function 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, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1124-31. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to pesticides, metals, and solvents: the impact on mortality rates in the Honolulu Heart Program
    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 265052888, USA
    Work 37:205-15. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Occupational hazards experienced by cleaning workers and janitors: A review of the epidemiologic literature
    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 2845, USA
    Work 34:105-16. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Adiposity measures and oxidative stress 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, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2489-97. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and bone mineral density among police officers in a northeastern US City
    Luenda E Charles
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Glob J Health Sci 4:39-50. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between depressive symptoms and bone mineral density (BMD)...
  2. doi request reprint Associations of work hours with carotid intima-media thickness and ankle-brachial index: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Luenda E Charles
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HELD BEB, MS L 4050, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:713-20. 2012
    ..Long working hours may be associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD). The objective was to investigate cross-sectional associations of work hours with carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and ankle-brachial index (ABI)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of perceived stress with sleep duration and sleep quality in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:229-41. 2011
    ..Perceived stress was inversely associated with sleep duration and positively associated with poor sleep quality...
  4. pmc Occupation and three-year incidence of respiratory symptoms and lung function decline: the ARIC Study
    Maria C Mirabelli
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Respir Res 13:24. 2012
    ..Specific occupations are associated with adverse respiratory health. Inhalation exposures encountered in these jobs may place workers at risk of new-onset respiratory disease...
  5. doi request reprint Pulmonary function and left ventricular mass in African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) 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, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Echocardiography 29:131-9. 2012
    ..Impaired pulmonary function has been associated with increased cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality. The objective of this study was to investigate associations between pulmonary function and left ventricular (LV) mass...
  6. doi request reprint Sleep duration and biomarkers of metabolic function 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, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:831-7. 2011
    ..To investigate associations between sleep duration and biomarkers of metabolic function among police officers...
  7. doi request reprint Antioxidants and pulmonary function 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, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1124-31. 2010
    ..To examine associations of dietary antioxidant intake and pulmonary function...
  8. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to pesticides, metals, and solvents: the impact on mortality rates in the Honolulu Heart Program
    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 265052888, USA
    Work 37:205-15. 2010
    ..To investigate the impact of occupational exposure to pesticides, metals, and solvents on mortality...
  9. doi request reprint Occupational hazards experienced by cleaning workers and janitors: A review of the epidemiologic literature
    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 2845, USA
    Work 34:105-16. 2009
    ..Mental disorders (n=1) were also associated with psychosocial stressors and societal stigma. Future studies may be enhanced by better assessment of the specific job exposures of cleaners and implementation of a prospective design...
  10. doi request reprint Adiposity measures and oxidative stress 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, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2489-97. 2008
    ..Larger indices of adiposity were associated with increased levels of oxidative stress and decreased levels of antioxidant defense...
  11. 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
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  12. pmc Occupational and other risk factors for hand-grip strength: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
    L 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
    Occup Environ Med 63:820-7. 2006
    ..Measurement of hand-grip strength may be useful for detecting neurotoxic exposure...
  13. 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
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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic fields, polychlorinated biphenyls, and prostate cancer mortality in electric utility workers
    Luenda E Charles
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:683-91. 2003
    ..Non-White race was strongly associated with risk of prostate cancer mortality (odds ratio = 3.67, 95% CI: 2.66, 5.06). The association between EMF exposure and prostate cancer mortality warrants further investigation...