Adolfo Correa

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Survival of infants diagnosed with encephalocele in Atlanta, 1979-98
    Csaba Siffel
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC and Prevention, Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:40-8. 2003
  2. ncbi Inter-rater agreement of assessed prenatal maternal occupational exposures to lead
    Adolfo Correa
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:811-24. 2006
  3. doi 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. ncbi Do multivitamin supplements attenuate the risk for diabetes-associated birth defects?
    Adolfo Correa
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1146-51. 2003
  5. ncbi The Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program: 35 years of birth defects surveillance at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Adolfo Correa-Villaseñor
    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
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:617-24. 2003
  6. ncbi Random error and undercounting in birth defects surveillance data: implications for inference
    Adolfo Correa-Villaseñor
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:610-6. 2003
  7. pmc Maternal occupational exposure to organic solvents during early pregnancy and risks of neural tube defects and orofacial clefts
    Tania A Desrosiers
    Department of Epidemiology, Campus Box 7435, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:493-9. 2012
  8. doi Improved survival among children with spina bifida 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, GA 30333, USA
    J Pediatr 161:1132-7. 2012
  9. doi Lack of periconceptional vitamins or supplements that contain folic acid and diabetes mellitus-associated birth defects
    Adolfo Correa
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:218.e1-13. 2012
  10. ncbi Maternal periconceptional alcohol consumption and risk of orofacial clefts
    Paul A Romitti
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:775-85. 2007

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. ncbi Survival of infants diagnosed with encephalocele in Atlanta, 1979-98
    Csaba Siffel
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC and Prevention, Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:40-8. 2003
    ..This information is useful for clinicians and families who must plan for the long-term care of affected children...
  2. ncbi Inter-rater agreement of assessed prenatal maternal occupational exposures to lead
    Adolfo Correa
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:811-24. 2006
    ..However, evaluations of inter-rater agreement of such assessments have been limited...
  3. doi 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. ncbi Do multivitamin supplements attenuate the risk for diabetes-associated birth defects?
    Adolfo Correa
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1146-51. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether the risk for birth defects associated with maternal diabetes is attenuated by use of multivitamin supplements during the periconceptional period...
  5. ncbi The Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program: 35 years of birth defects surveillance at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Adolfo Correa-Villaseñor
    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
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:617-24. 2003
    ..This paper presents an overview of MACDP current methods and accomplishments over the past 35 years...
  6. ncbi Random error and undercounting in birth defects surveillance data: implications for inference
    Adolfo Correa-Villaseñor
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:610-6. 2003
    ..This report presents an overview of random error and ascertainment bias in birth defects surveillance data, and of the implications of these errors for estimation and comparisons of birth defects rates...
  7. pmc Maternal occupational exposure to organic solvents during early pregnancy and risks of neural tube defects and orofacial clefts
    Tania A Desrosiers
    Department of Epidemiology, Campus Box 7435, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:493-9. 2012
    ....
  8. doi Improved survival among children with spina bifida 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, GA 30333, USA
    J Pediatr 161:1132-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate trends in survival among children with spina bifida by race/ethnicity and possible prognostic factors in 10 regions of the United States...
  9. doi Lack of periconceptional vitamins or supplements that contain folic acid and diabetes mellitus-associated birth defects
    Adolfo Correa
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:218.e1-13. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the risk of birth defects in relation to diabetes mellitus and the lack of use of periconceptional vitamins or supplements that contain folic acid...
  10. ncbi Maternal periconceptional alcohol consumption and risk of orofacial clefts
    Paul A Romitti
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:775-85. 2007
    ..Such findings need exploration in additional, large studies...
  11. pmc Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular malformations in Atlanta, Georgia, 1986-2003
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1004-14. 2009
    ..60, 95% confidence interval: 1.11, 2.31). Of the 60 associations examined in the primary analysis, no other significant associations were observed...
  12. doi Association between maternal occupational exposure to organic solvents and congenital heart defects, National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2002
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:628-35. 2012
    ....
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. doi Association between prepregnancy body mass index and congenital heart defects
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:51.e1-51.e10. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine associations between prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and congenital heart defects (CHDs)...
  15. pmc Racial/ethnic variations in the prevalence of selected major birth defects, metropolitan Atlanta, 1994-2005
    James E Kucik
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 127:52-61. 2012
    ..Documenting the variation in prevalence of birth defects among racial/ethnic subpopulations is critical for assessing possible variations in diagnosis, case ascertainment, or risk factors among such groups...
  16. doi 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...
  17. pmc Seasonality of birth and implications for temporal studies of preterm birth
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Epidemiology 20:699-706. 2009
    ..To illustrate, we describe the seasonal patterns of birth in Atlanta and demonstrate how these patterns could lead to confounding in time-series studies of seasonally-varying exposures and preterm birth...
  18. doi Residential mobility during pregnancy: patterns and correlates
    Assia Miller
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop E 86, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:625-34. 2010
    ..Accounting for potential case-control differences in correlates of residential mobility could be useful in minimizing potential non-differential misclassification...
  19. ncbi Causes of death and case fatality rates among infants with down syndrome in metropolitan Atlanta
    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
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:775-80. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi Improving the quality of surveillance data on congenital heart defects in the metropolitan Atlanta congenital defects program
    Tiffany Riehle-Colarusso
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:743-53. 2007
    ..This study reports the classification of cases of CHDs in a birth defects surveillance database using modified STS nomenclature...
  21. pmc Sensitivity of birth certificate reports of birth defects in Atlanta, 1995-2005: effects of maternal, infant, and hospital characteristics
    Sheree L Boulet
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:186-94. 2011
    ..We assessed variations in the sensitivity of birth defect diagnoses derived from birth certificate data by maternal, infant, and hospital characteristics...
  22. doi Temporal trends in survival among infants with critical congenital heart defects
    Matthew E Oster
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1502-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the trends in survival for infants with critical congenital heart defects (CCHDs) and to examine the potential impact of timing of diagnosis and other prognostic factors on survival...
  23. doi Patterns in the prevalence of congenital heart defects, metropolitan Atlanta, 1978 to 2005
    Kari Bjornard
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 97:87-94. 2013
    ..We evaluated temporal and racial/ethnic trends in the birth prevalence of CHDs in metropolitan Atlanta from 1978 to 2005...
  24. doi Maternal age and prevalence of isolated congenital heart defects in an urban area of the United States
    Assia Miller
    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
    Am J Med Genet A 155:2137-45. 2011
    ..Further studies are warranted to corroborate these observations, taking into account potential confounding by known modifiable risk factors...
  25. ncbi Application of the automated spatial surveillance program to birth defects surveillance data
    Bennett R Gardner
    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 79:559-64. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi Survival in infants with Down syndrome, Metropolitan Atlanta, 1979-1998
    Sonja A Rasmussen
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Pediatr 148:806-812. 2006
    ..Factors influencing survival among persons with Down syndrome (DS) are not well understood. We sought to evaluate survival of infants with DS and potential prognostic factors...
  27. pmc The importance of nomenclature for congenital cardiac disease: implications for research and evaluation
    Matthew J Strickland
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:92-100. 2008
    ..Administrative databases are often used for congenital cardiac disease research and evaluation, with little validation of the accuracy of the diagnostic codes...
  28. doi 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. ncbi Intent to become pregnant as a predictor of exposures during pregnancy: is there a relation?
    Lara C Than
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, and Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:389-96. 2005
    ..To evaluate the relationship between intent to be pregnant and selected maternal exposures during pregnancy...
  31. doi Birth Defects Cluster Study: a national approach to birth defects cluster investigations
    James E Kucik
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:805-11. 2008
    ..We describe a novel approach for investigating and analyzing pooled information from a series of birth defects cluster investigations...
  32. doi Trends in survival among children with Down syndrome in 10 regions of the United States
    James E Kucik
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e27-36. 2013
    ..Kaplan-Meier survival probabilities were estimated by select demographic and clinical characteristics. Adjusted hazard ratios (aHR) were estimated for maternal and infant characteristics by using Cox proportional hazard models...
  33. doi The contribution of chromosomal abnormalities to congenital heart defects: a population-based study
    Robert J Hartman
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 86, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 32:1147-57. 2011
    ..Use of new technologies that have become recently available (e.g., chromosomal microarray) may increase the identified contribution of chromosomal abnormalities even further...
  34. doi Bladder exstrophy: an epidemiologic study from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, and an overview of the literature
    Csaba Siffel
    Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 157:321-32. 2011
    ..The higher total prevalence among male cases and older mothers, especially among isolated cases, warrants further attention...
  35. pmc Quantifying geocode location error using GIS methods
    Matthew J Strickland
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health 6:10. 2007
    ..Geographic information system (GIS) methods were used to quantify uncertainty in the two sets of geocodes using orthoimagery and tax parcel datasets...
  36. doi Maternal smoking and congenital heart defects in the Baltimore-Washington Infant Study
    Clinton J Alverson
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Mail Stop E 86, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e647-53. 2011
    ..We investigated associations between maternal cigarette smoking during the first trimester and the risk of congenital heart defects (CHDs) among the infants...
  37. doi Long-term survival of infants with atrioventricular septal defects
    Assia Miller
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Pediatr 156:994-1000. 2010
    ..To examine the variation in survival in infants with atrioventricular septal defects (AVSD) with demographic factors and clinical characteristics, including the presence of Down syndrome...
  38. ncbi Maternal smoking and environmental tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of orofacial clefts
    Margaret A Honein
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Epidemiology 18:226-33. 2007
    ..Smoking during pregnancy has been associated with orofacial clefts in numerous studies. However, most previous studies have not been able to assess the relation between maternal smoking and specific phenotypes (eg, bilateral clefts)...
  39. doi Use of spline regression in an analysis of maternal prepregnancy body mass index and adverse birth outcomes: does it tell us more than we already know?
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:196-205. 2008
    ..It is unclear whether further insight into these associations can be gained from spline regression...
  40. ncbi Are encephaloceles neural tube defects?
    Courtney A Rowland
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Mailstop E 86, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 118:916-23. 2006
    ..Encephalocele is classified as a neural tube defect, but questions have been raised regarding whether its epidemiological characteristics are similar to those of other neural tube defects...
  41. doi Updated National Birth Prevalence estimates for selected birth defects in the United States, 2004-2006
    Samantha E Parker
    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 88:1008-16. 2010
    ..In 2006, data for 21 birth defects from 1999 through 2001 were presented as national birth prevalence estimates. The purpose of this report was to update these estimates using data from 2004 through 2006...
  42. doi Associations between maternal fever and influenza and congenital heart defects
    Matthew E Oster
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr 158:990-5. 2011
    ..To examine associations between maternal reports of prenatal fever or influenza and congenital heart defects (CHDs), and to evaluate whether those associations varied with antipyretic use...
  43. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy terminations and prevalence of Down syndrome in Atlanta
    Csaba Siffel
    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
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:565-71. 2004
    ..This study examines the prevalence of Down syndrome before (1990-1993) and after inclusion of prenatally diagnosed cases (1994-1999) in a population-based registry of birth defects in metropolitan Atlanta...
  44. ncbi Evaluation of an active surveillance system for stillbirths in metropolitan Atlanta
    Alejandro Azofeifa
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Registry Manag 39:13-8, quiz 36. 2012
    ..This pilot project was evaluated using CDC's current guidelines for evaluating surveillance systems...
  45. doi Inter-rater reliability of assessed prenatal maternal occupational exposures to solvents, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and heavy metals
    Carissa M Rocheleau
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 8:718-28. 2011
    ..92) in the second job set. Inter-rater reliability varied by exposure agent and prevalence, demonstrating the importance of measuring reliability in studies using a multiple expert rater method of exposure assessment...
  46. ncbi Trends in twinning rates in metropolitan Atlanta before and after folic acid fortification
    James Kucik
    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
    J Reprod Med 49:707-12. 2004
    ..To examine whether trends in rates of twinning in metropolitan Atlanta increased after folic acid fortification...
  47. doi Mortality resulting from congenital heart disease among children and adults in the United States, 1999 to 2006
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop E 86, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Circulation 122:2254-63. 2010
    ..There is little population-based information on CHD mortality trends and patterns among older children and adults...
  48. doi Survey of knowledge, attitudes, and practice management patterns of Atlanta-area obstetricians regarding stillbirth
    Wes Duke
    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
    Womens Health Issues 20:366-70. 2010
    ..The objective of this survey was to better understand the factors potentially affecting the quality of data collected on stillbirths among a defined population...
  49. doi Congenital heart defects and major structural noncardiac anomalies, Atlanta, Georgia, 1968 to 2005
    Assia Miller
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth, Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Pediatr 159:70-78.e2. 2011
    ..To identify the proportion of major structural noncardiac anomalies identified with congenital heart defects (CHDs)...
  50. doi Fine-grained record integration and linkage tool
    Pawel Jurczyk
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:822-9. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi Analysis of seasonal variation of birth defects in Atlanta
    Csaba Siffel
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:655-62. 2005
    ..This study examines possible seasonal variation in the prevalence of selected birth defects in a defined study population using graphical displays and three statistical methods...
  52. pmc Ambient air pollution and preterm birth: a time-series analysis
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:689-98. 2009
    ..An emerging body of evidence suggests that ambient levels of air pollution during pregnancy are associated with preterm birth...
  53. ncbi Epidemiology of gastroschisis in metropolitan Atlanta, 1968 through 2000
    Laura J Williams
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:177-83. 2005
    ..This study sought to evaluate historical trends in the rate of gastroschisis in Atlanta, Georgia, and to describe the epidemiology of gastroschisis over 33 years...
  54. pmc Prenatal secondhand smoke exposure and infant birth weight in China
    Nora L Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:3398-420. 2012
    ..Future studies on SHS exposure and infant birth weight in China should emphasize more objective measures of exposure to quantify and account for any exposure misclassification...
  55. doi The association of low socioeconomic status and the risk of having a child with Down syndrome: a report from the National Down Syndrome Project
    Jessica Ezzell Hunter
    Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genet Med 15:698-705. 2013
    ..Genet Med 15 9, 698-705.Genetics in Medicine (2013); 15 9, 698-705. doi:10.1038/gim.2013.34. ..
  56. pmc Use of antihistamine medications during early pregnancy and isolated major malformations
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:137-50. 2009
    ..There is little evidence that they have teratogenic effects, but there are knowledge gaps with respect to newer products, as well as the relationship between specific antihistamines and specific birth defects...
  57. ncbi A population-based study of the 22q11.2 deletion: phenotype, incidence, and contribution to major birth defects in the population
    Lorenzo D Botto
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 112:101-7. 2003
    ..Our goals were to assess the population-based birth prevalence of the 22q11.2 deletion and its associated phenotype and its impact on the occurrence of heart defects...
  58. doi Descriptive study of nonsyndromic atrioventricular septal defects in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2005
    Robert J Hartman
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 155:555-64. 2011
    ..46-0.86)]. Understanding the prevalence of nonsyndromic AVSDs, demographic factors associated with their occurrence, and associated defects could help guide clinical care, as well as contribute to a better understanding of pathogenesis...
  59. pmc Challenges and priorities for surveillance of stillbirths: a report on two workshops
    C Wes Duke
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS E 86, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:652-9. 2009
    ....
  60. doi Using active birth defects surveillance programs to supplement data on fetal death reports: improving surveillance data on stillbirths
    Wes Duke
    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
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:799-804. 2008
    ..The data collection form for the Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program, an active, population-based birth defects surveillance system, was modified to collect additional information on stillbirths from medical records...
  61. ncbi Role of geographic information systems in birth defects surveillance and research
    Csaba Siffel
    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
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:825-33. 2006
    ..With the significant advancement of geographic information systems (GIS), mapping and evaluating the spatial distribution of health events has become easier. We examine the role of GIS in birth defects surveillance and research...
  62. ncbi Racial differences in infant mortality attributable to birth defects in the United States, 1989-2002
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:706-13. 2006
    ..The objective is to study racial differences in infant mortality attributable to birth defects (IMBD) in the United States...
  63. ncbi Lexicon, definitions, and conceptual framework for public health surveillance
    H Irene Hall
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 1902, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 61:10-4. 2012
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  64. pmc Case report: three farmworkers who gave birth to infants with birth defects closely grouped in time and place-Florida and North Carolina, 2004-2005
    Geoffrey M Calvert
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:787-91. 2007
    ..There is little evidence linking adverse reproductive effects to exposure to specific pesticides during pregnancy...
  65. ncbi Maternal lifestyle factors and risk for ventricular septal defects
    Laura J Williams
    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 70:59-64. 2004
    ..However, little is known about the etiology of VSD. This study sought to evaluate the association between maternal lifestyle exposures and the risk for VSD in offspring...
  66. doi An update on cardiovascular malformations in congenital rubella syndrome
    Matthew E Oster
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:1-8. 2010
    ..While initial reports identified patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) as the primary CVM in CRS, the exact nature of the CVMs found in CRS has not been well established...
  67. pmc The National Children's Study of environmental effects on child health and development
    Amy M Branum
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:642-6. 2003
    ..We discuss briefly how the proposed cohort could be used to examine, among many other things, the effect of chemical contaminants in breast milk on children's health and development...
  68. ncbi Noninherited risk factors and congenital cardiovascular defects: current knowledge: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young: endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics
    Kathy J Jenkins
    Boston Children s Hospital, USA
    Circulation 115:2995-3014. 2007
    ..Issues related to pregnancy monitoring are discussed. Knowledge gaps and future sources of new information on risk factors are described...
  69. ncbi Folic acid supplements during early pregnancy and likelihood of multiple births: a population-based cohort study
    Zhu Li
    The National Centre for Maternal and Infant Health, and the Department of Health Care Epidemiology, Peking University Health Science Centre, Beijing, China
    Lancet 361:380-4. 2003
    ..Results of some studies, however, suggest an increase in multiple births associated with use of vitamin supplements that contain folic acid during pregnancy. Our aim was to assess this association...
  70. ncbi Association between congenital heart defects and small for gestational age
    Sadia Malik
    Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e976-82. 2007
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  71. ncbi Reporting birth defects surveillance data 1968-2003
    Adolfo Correa
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:65-186. 2007
  72. ncbi Prepregnancy obesity as a risk factor for structural birth defects
    D Kim Waller
    School of Public Health, The University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:745-50. 2007
    ..To describe the relation between maternal obesity, overweight and underweight status, and 16 categories of structural birth defects...
  73. ncbi Trihalomethane exposures from municipal water supplies and selected congenital malformations
    Gary M Shaw
    March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, California Birth Defects Monitoring Program, Oakland, CA 94606, USA
    Epidemiology 14:191-9. 2003
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  74. ncbi Evaluation of three retrospective exposure assessment methods
    Patricia A Stewart
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7240, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 47:399-411. 2003
    ..To evaluate three methods for assessing retrospective exposures of acrylonitrile workers...
  75. doi Frequency of holoprosencephaly in the International Clearinghouse Birth Defects Surveillance Systems: searching for population variations
    Emanuele Leoncini
    Centre of the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, Roma, Italy
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:585-91. 2008
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  76. ncbi Maternal use of acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and muscular ventricular septal defects
    Mario A Cleves
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, 11219 Financial Centre Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72211, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:107-13. 2004
    ..We evaluated the association between mVSDs and maternal use of acetaminophen or NSAIDs adjusting for fever...
  77. ncbi Maternal caffeine consumption and risk of cardiovascular malformations
    Marilyn L Browne
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:533-43. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic studies have yielded mixed results, but such studies have grouped etiologically different defects and have not evaluated effect modification...
  78. ncbi A review of the literature on the effects of ambient air pollution on fetal growth
    Mildred Maisonet
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
    Environ Res 95:106-15. 2004
    ..Current scientific knowledge on the impact of air pollution on fetal growth is still limited; thus, several issues should be examined further...
  79. ncbi Seeking causes: Classifying and evaluating congenital heart defects in etiologic studies
    Lorenzo D Botto
    Division of Medical Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:714-27. 2007
    ..We describe an approach to classification for risk assessment of CHD based on developmental and epidemiologic considerations, and apply it to data from the National Birth Defect Prevention Study (NBDPS)...