S Y Chu

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk of stillbirth: a metaanalysis
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:223-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Association between obesity during pregnancy and increased use of health care
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1444-53. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk of cesarean delivery: a meta-analysis
    S Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K23, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Obes Rev 8:385-94. 2007
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy obesity prevalence in the United States, 2004-2005
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:614-20. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 23, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2070-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Gestational weight gain by body mass index among US women delivering live births, 2004-2005: fueling future obesity
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:271.e1-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Gestational diabetes mellitus: all Asians are not alike
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Prev Med 49:265-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Physical violence against U.S. women around the time of pregnancy, 2004-2007
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:317-22. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Tetanus and diphtheria immunity among females in the United States: are recommendations being followed?
    Deanna M Kruszon-Moran
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1070-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk of stillbirth: a metaanalysis
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:223-8. 2007
    ..Maternal obesity is associated with an increased risk of stillbirth, although the mechanisms to explain this association are not clear...
  2. doi request reprint Association between obesity during pregnancy and increased use of health care
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1444-53. 2008
    ..In the United States, obesity during pregnancy is common and increases obstetrical risks. An estimate of the increase in use of health care services associated with obesity during pregnancy is needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk of cesarean delivery: a meta-analysis
    S Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K23, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Obes Rev 8:385-94. 2007
    ..The meta-regression found no evidence that these estimates were affected by selected study characteristics. Our findings provide a quantitative estimate of the risk of cesarean delivery associated with high maternal body mass...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy obesity prevalence in the United States, 2004-2005
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:614-20. 2009
    ..To provide a current estimate of the prevalence of prepregnancy obesity in the United States...
  6. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 23, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2070-6. 2007
    ..This meta-analysis was conducted to better estimate this risk and to explore differences across studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gestational weight gain by body mass index among US women delivering live births, 2004-2005: fueling future obesity
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:271.e1-7. 2009
    ..Current pregnancy weight gain guidelines are based on prepregnancy body mass indices (BMI), but gestational weight gains by BMI class among US women are unknown...
  8. doi request reprint Gestational diabetes mellitus: all Asians are not alike
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Prev Med 49:265-8. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) prevalence estimates for subgroups of US Asian and Pacific Islander (API) women by using data from 2005 and 2006 birth certificates...
  9. doi request reprint Physical violence against U.S. women around the time of pregnancy, 2004-2007
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:317-22. 2010
    ..Previous research shows that the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) around the time of pregnancy varies from 4% to 9%, but no studies have distinguished between abuse rates by former versus current partners...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tetanus and diphtheria immunity among females in the United States: are recommendations being followed?
    Deanna M Kruszon-Moran
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1070-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine prevalence and factors associated with tetanus and diphtheria immunity among women in the United States...
  11. ncbi request reprint Undervaccination with hepatitis B vaccine: missed opportunities or choice?
    R B Jiles
    Data Management Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:75-83. 2001
    ..Immunization with hepatitis B vaccine (HepB) is the most effective means of preventing HBV infection and its consequences...
  12. ncbi request reprint Associations between childhood vaccination coverage, insurance type, and breaks in health insurance coverage
    Philip J Smith
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1972-8. 2006
    ..This study explored how vaccination coverage is associated with not being insured and with insurance type among children who are insured and to show how these associations are modified by race/ethnicity...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Deaths from seasonal influenza among pregnant women in the United States, 1998-2005
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:919-23. 2010
    ..To estimate pregnancy-related mortality caused by seasonal influenza in the United States for comparison with the current 2009 influenza A H1N1 pandemic...
  15. ncbi request reprint Asian and Pacific Islander childhood vaccination coverage: National Immunization Survey, 2002-2004
    Kate M Shaw
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:72-6. 2008
    ..We used data from the National Immunization Survey (NIS) to examine immunization status for all US children and four mutually exclusive groups: Asian only, Native Hawaiian only, Pacific Islander only, and other...
  16. doi request reprint Trying to lose or maintain weight during pregnancy-United States, 2003
    Connie L Bish
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:286-92. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence of trying to lose or maintain weight among U.S. women during pregnancy...
  17. doi request reprint When and why children fall behind with vaccinations: missed visits and missed opportunities at milestone ages
    Elizabeth T Luman
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:105-11. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Using death certificates to characterize sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): opportunities and limitations
    Carrie K Shapiro-Mendoza
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr 156:38-43. 2010
    ..To examine cause-of-death terminology written on death certificates for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and to determine the adequacy of this text data in more fully describing circumstances potentially contributing to SIDS deaths...
  19. doi request reprint Severity of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in pregnant women
    Andreea A Creanga
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:717-26. 2010
    ..To examine 2009 H1N1 influenza illness severity and the effect of antiviral treatment on the severity of illness among pregnant women...
  20. ncbi request reprint The United States pediatric vaccine stockpile program
    Kimberly S Lane
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:S125-9. 2006
    ..Expansion and strengthening of the national vaccine stockpile program are critical to protect against future disruptions in vaccine supply...
  21. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination coverage among adults during the 2004-2005 season
    Michael W Link
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:571-8. 2006
    ..Yearly monitoring of influenza vaccine coverage is important to assess the long-term impact of shortages on overall coverage and gaps in coverage between racial/ethnic groups...
  22. 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
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  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of e-mail, fax, and postal surveys of pediatricians
    Shawn R McMahon
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, assigned to National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e299-303. 2003
    ..To compare 3 communication modes (postal, fax, and e-mail) in a rotavirus vaccine physician survey...
  24. ncbi request reprint Timeliness of childhood immunizations
    Elizabeth T Luman
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 110:935-9. 2002
    ..To examine the timeliness of vaccine administration among infants and young children in the United States...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal characteristics associated with vaccination of young children
    Elizabeth T Luman
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1215-8. 2003
    ..Mothers can be instrumental in gaining access to vaccination services for their children. This study examines maternal characteristics associated with vaccination in US preschool children...
  27. ncbi request reprint A survey of pediatricians on the reintroduction of a rotavirus vaccine
    Martha Iwamoto
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e6-10. 2003
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  28. 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
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Serologic immunity to diphtheria and tetanus in the United States
    Geraldine M McQuillan
    Division of Health Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:660-6. 2002
    ..Serologic data on diseases that are preventable by vaccine are useful to evaluate the success of immunization programs and to identify susceptible subgroups...
  31. pmc Factors associated with underimmunization at 3 months of age in four medically underserved areas
    Barbara H Bardenheier
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:479-85. 2004
    ..Risk factors for underimmunization at 3 months of age are not well described. This study examines coverage rates and factors associated with under-immunization at 3 months of age in four medically underserved areas...
  32. ncbi request reprint The association between having a medical home and vaccination coverage among children eligible for the vaccines for children program
    Philip J Smith
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, MS E 32, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 116:130-9. 2005
    ..A desired consequence of the program is to promote comprehensive continuous medical care within a medical home for these children...
  33. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of the 7-vaccine routine childhood immunization schedule in the United States, 2001
    Fangjun Zhou
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1136-44. 2005
    ....
  34. 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
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk of neural tube defects: a metaanalysis
    Sonja A Rasmussen
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:611-9. 2008
    ..None of the study characteristics included in the metaregression analysis affected the results significantly. Maternal obesity is associated with an increased risk of an NTD-affected pregnancy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of anemia in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons: results from the multistate adult and adolescent spectrum of HIV disease surveillance project
    P S Sullivan
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Blood 91:301-8. 1998
    ..Anemia, particularly anemia that does not resolve, is associated with shorter survival of HIV-infected patients...
  37. doi request reprint Gestational weight gain among US women who deliver twins, 2001-2006
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:390.e1-6. 2009
    ..Current guidelines recommend a gestational weight gain of 35-45 pounds for a twin pregnancy, but actual levels of weight gain during pregnancy among US women delivering twins are currently unknown...
  38. pmc Disparities in immunizations
    Lawrence E Barker
    Am J Public Health 94:906. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint An integrative perspective: mothers' influence on child health preconceptionally, prenatally, and in early childhood
    Elizabeth T Luman
    Pediatrics 111:1129. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Extraimmunization in children through 2000
    Tara W Strine
    JAMA 287:588-9. 2002