C Dillon

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mean mid-arm circumference and blood pressure cuff sizes for US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2010
    Yechiam Ostchega
    aDivision of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics bOffice of Research and Methodology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Blood Press Monit 18:138-43. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Abdominal obesity, body mass index, and hypertension in US adults: NHANES 2007-2010
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:1271-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Assessing blood pressure accuracy of an aneroid sphygmomanometer in a national survey environment
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:322-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the validity of the Omron HEM-907XL oscillometric blood pressure measurement device in a National Survey environment
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:22-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Are demographic characteristics, health care access and utilization, and comorbid conditions associated with hypertension among US adults?
    Yechiam Ostchega
    National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:159-65. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control in older U.S. adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988 to 2004
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health Nutrition Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1056-65. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of peripheral arterial disease and risk factors in persons aged 60 and older: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:583-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Tables for the selection of correct blood pressure cuff size based on self-reported height and weight and estimating equations for mid-arm circumference: data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Y Ostchega
    Division of Health Nutrition Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 20:15-22. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint US demographic trends in mid-arm circumference and recommended blood pressure cuffs: 1988-2002
    Y Ostchega
    Division of Health Examination Nutrition Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 19:885-91. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Isokinetic leg muscle strength in older americans and its relationship to a standardized walk test: data from the national health and nutrition examination survey 1999-2000
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:977-82. 2004

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Mean mid-arm circumference and blood pressure cuff sizes for US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2010
    Yechiam Ostchega
    aDivision of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics bOffice of Research and Methodology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Blood Press Monit 18:138-43. 2013
    ..Accurately measuring blood pressure (BP) requires choosing an appropriate BP cuff size...
  2. doi request reprint Abdominal obesity, body mass index, and hypertension in US adults: NHANES 2007-2010
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:1271-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the independent and the combined relationship between abdominal obesity and increased BMI and hypertension by age, race, and gender in a national sample...
  3. doi request reprint Assessing blood pressure accuracy of an aneroid sphygmomanometer in a national survey environment
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:322-7. 2011
    ..Because of environmental concerns, there is a need to explore an alternative to HgS...
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the validity of the Omron HEM-907XL oscillometric blood pressure measurement device in a National Survey environment
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:22-8. 2010
    ..The Omron device meets AAMI criteria with the exception of diastolic BP in youth ages 13 to 19 years. However, Omron underestimated the prevalence of hypertension and device agreement decreases with increased systolic and diastolic BP...
  5. doi request reprint Are demographic characteristics, health care access and utilization, and comorbid conditions associated with hypertension among US adults?
    Yechiam Ostchega
    National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:159-65. 2008
    ..We examined the association of demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, risk factors, health care access and utilization, and hypertension awareness, treatment, and control...
  6. ncbi request reprint Trends in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control in older U.S. adults: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988 to 2004
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health Nutrition Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1056-65. 2007
    ..To describe hypertension trends in U.S. adults aged 60 and older using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of peripheral arterial disease and risk factors in persons aged 60 and older: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:583-9. 2007
    ..Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is associated with significant cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The study objectives were to examine the prevalence of PAD and associated risk factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tables for the selection of correct blood pressure cuff size based on self-reported height and weight and estimating equations for mid-arm circumference: data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Y Ostchega
    Division of Health Nutrition Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 20:15-22. 2006
    ..81. Based on these equations, tables were created to predict mid-AC using self-reported height and weight. Clinicians can refer to our prediction equations and reference tables to determine mid-AC and proper BP cuff sizes...
  9. ncbi request reprint US demographic trends in mid-arm circumference and recommended blood pressure cuffs: 1988-2002
    Y Ostchega
    Division of Health Examination Nutrition Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 19:885-91. 2005
    ..In conclusion, mean mid-AC has increased across many demographic subgroups in the US with implications for the accuracy of BP measurement in clinical practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Isokinetic leg muscle strength in older americans and its relationship to a standardized walk test: data from the national health and nutrition examination survey 1999-2000
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:977-82. 2004
    ..To describe isokinetic knee extensor muscle strength in older U.S. men and women by age and race/ethnicity and to ascertain its relationship to a standard, timed walking-speed test...
  11. ncbi request reprint National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000: effect of observer training and protocol standardization on reducing blood pressure measurement error
    Yechiam Ostchega
    Division of Health Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, NHANES Program, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 4319, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:768-74. 2003
    ..We describe the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) blood pressure (BP) observer training and protocol standardization and evaluate the quality of BP measurement...