Amy Z Fan

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption, drinking pattern, and self-reported visual impairment
    Amy Z Fan
    Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services OSELS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 19:8-15. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Psychological distress, use of rehabilitation services, and disability status among noninstitutionalized US adults aged 35 years and older, who have cardiovascular conditions, 2007
    Amy Z Fan
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:100-5. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Psychological distress associated with self-reported high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol in U.S. adults, 2007
    Amy Z Fan
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N E, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:94-9. 2009
  4. pmc Self-rated depression and physician-diagnosed depression and anxiety in Florida adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006
    Amy Z Fan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A10. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Patterns of alcohol consumption and the metabolic syndrome
    Amy Z Fan
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3833-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety associated with cardiovascular disease among persons aged 45 years and older in 38 states of the United States, 2006
    Amy Z Fan
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 46:445-50. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Lifestyle behaviors and receipt of preventive health care services among hypertensive Americans aged 45 years or older in 2007
    Amy Z Fan
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 50:138-42. 2010
  8. pmc Gene polymorphisms in association with emerging cardiovascular risk markers in adult women
    Amy Z Fan
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMC Med Genet 11:6. 2010
  9. pmc Validation of reported physical activity for cholesterol control using two different physical activity instruments
    Amy Z Fan
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, NCCDPHP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:649-61. 2009
  10. pmc Smoking and visual impairment among older adults with age-related eye diseases
    Xinzhi Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3727, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A84. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption, drinking pattern, and self-reported visual impairment
    Amy Z Fan
    Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services OSELS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 19:8-15. 2012
    ..To examine whether alcohol drinking status and drinking pattern are associated with self-reported visual impairment...
  2. doi request reprint Psychological distress, use of rehabilitation services, and disability status among noninstitutionalized US adults aged 35 years and older, who have cardiovascular conditions, 2007
    Amy Z Fan
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:100-5. 2009
    ..To investigate whether psychological distress is associated with disability status and use of rehabilitation services among adults aged 35 years and older with cardiovascular conditions...
  3. doi request reprint Psychological distress associated with self-reported high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol in U.S. adults, 2007
    Amy Z Fan
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N E, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:94-9. 2009
    ..we examined the association between persons with HBP or HBC and psychological distress using a population-based study...
  4. pmc Self-rated depression and physician-diagnosed depression and anxiety in Florida adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006
    Amy Z Fan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A10. 2009
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  5. doi request reprint Patterns of alcohol consumption and the metabolic syndrome
    Amy Z Fan
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3833-8. 2008
    ..Measures of alcohol consumption included usual quantity consumed, drinking frequency, and frequency of binge drinking...
  6. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety associated with cardiovascular disease among persons aged 45 years and older in 38 states of the United States, 2006
    Amy Z Fan
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 46:445-50. 2008
    ..To highlight the close association of cardiovascular disease (CVD) with depression and anxiety in US non-institutionalized adults and examine the sociodemographic correlates of depression and anxiety among CVD survivors...
  7. doi request reprint Lifestyle behaviors and receipt of preventive health care services among hypertensive Americans aged 45 years or older in 2007
    Amy Z Fan
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 50:138-42. 2010
    ..Intervention programs should be tailored accordingly to achieve optimal outcome on lifestyle modification...
  8. pmc Gene polymorphisms in association with emerging cardiovascular risk markers in adult women
    Amy Z Fan
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMC Med Genet 11:6. 2010
    ..This population-based study is aimed to determine the presence of associations between a wide array of genetic variants and emerging cardiovascular risk markers among adult US women...
  9. pmc Validation of reported physical activity for cholesterol control using two different physical activity instruments
    Amy Z Fan
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, NCCDPHP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:649-61. 2009
    ..However, there were no significant differences in cholesterol levels between comparison groups. These findings suggest that self-report of exercising more to control or lower cholesterol levels among US adults might be valid...
  10. pmc Smoking and visual impairment among older adults with age-related eye diseases
    Xinzhi Zhang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3727, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A84. 2011
    ..The relationship between smoking and visual impairment is not clearly understood. We assessed the association between smoking and visual impairment among older adults with age-related eye diseases...
  11. doi request reprint Visual impairment and health-related quality of life among elderly adults with age-related eye diseases
    Yan Li
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop E 65, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:845-52. 2011
    ..To examine the association between age-related eye disease (ARED), visual impairment, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  12. pmc Gene polymorphisms in association with self-reported stroke in US adults
    Amy Z Fan
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Appl Clin Genet 3:23-8. 2010
    ..We identified polymorphisms associated with the prevalence of self-reported stroke in US populations using a representative sample...
  13. pmc Drinking pattern and blood pressure among non-hypertensive current drinkers: findings from 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Amy Z Fan
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office PHSIPO, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services OSELS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Epidemiol 5:21-7. 2013
    ..Epidemiological studies show the apparent link between excessive alcohol consumption and hypertension. However, the association between alcohol intake and blood pressure among non-hypertensive individuals is scarcely examined...
  14. pmc Visual impairment and age-related eye diseases in Florida: Findings from 2006 Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System (BRFSS) in Nine states
    Yan Li
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Risk Manag Healthc Policy 2:65-71. 2009
    ..To compare the prevalence of age-related eye disease, visual impairment, and eye care service utilization among adults aged 65 and older in Florida with eight other states...
  15. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and progression of atherosclerosis among middle-aged US adults
    Amy Z Fan
    Division of Adult and Community Health, NCCDPHP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    J Atheroscler Thromb 13:46-54. 2006
    ..However, fasting insulin was not found to be significantly associated with the baseline and progression of IMT in the multivariate model, although it was significantly associated with other components of metabolic syndrome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Letter by Stranges et al regarding article, "To drink or not to drink? That is the question"
    Saverio Stranges
    Circulation 117:e159; author reply e160. 2008
  17. pmc Association of lifetime alcohol drinking trajectories with cardiometabolic risk
    Amy Z Fan
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Prevention Research Center, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 450, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:154-61. 2008
    ..Prevalence of the MetS and its individual components, including obesity, high triglycerides, low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, elevated blood pressure, and high fasting glucose, were the main outcomes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the relation of HDL cholesterol to progression of carotid intima-media thickness: the Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Study
    Amy Z Fan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA, United States
    Atherosclerosis 195:e191-6. 2007
    ..0007 for interaction). Our results suggest that although HDL-C was protective against progression of carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged men, anti-atherogenic effects of HDL may diminish in women around the age of menopause...
  19. pmc Smoking status and common carotid artery intima-medial thickness among middle-aged men and women based on ultrasound measurement: a cohort study
    Amy Z Fan
    Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Berkeley, CA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:42. 2006
    ..Cigarette smoking is an established causal factor for atherosclerosis. However, the smoking effect on different echogenic components of carotid arterial wall measured by ultrasound is not well elucidated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lifetime alcohol drinking pattern is related to the prevalence of metabolic syndrome. The Western New York Health Study (WNYHS)
    Amy Z Fan
    Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation PIRE, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:129-38. 2006
    ..0002) and to ABO in women only (p for trend<0.0001). It is concluded that lifetime drinking patterns are significantly related to the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome...