R Frank Gillum

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Frequency of attendance at religious services and cigarette smoking in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 6424, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Prev Med 41:607-13. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary revascularization in older women and men in the United States: trends in ethnic differences
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am Heart J 147:418-24. 2004
  3. pmc Carotid endarterectomy in older women and men in the United States: trends in ethnic disparities
    Richard F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:957-62. 2005
  4. pmc Ethnic variation in validity of classification of overweight and obesity using self-reported weight and height in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Nutr J 4:27. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequency of attendance at religious services, overweight, and obesity in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R Frank Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:655-60. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Frequency of attendance at religious services and leisure-time physical activity in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R Frank Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:30-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Frequency of attendance at religious services, hypertension, and blood pressure: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R Frank Gillum
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:382-5. 2006
  8. pmc Frequency of attendance at religious services and mortality in a U.S. national cohort
    R F Gillum
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:124-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking during pregnancy: independent associations with religious participation
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    South Med J 101:686-92. 2008
  10. pmc Infection with Helicobacter pylori, coronary heart disease, cardiovascular risk factors, and systemic inflammation: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Richard F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1470-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Frequency of attendance at religious services and cigarette smoking in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 6424, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Prev Med 41:607-13. 2005
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  2. ncbi request reprint Coronary revascularization in older women and men in the United States: trends in ethnic differences
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am Heart J 147:418-24. 2004
    ..Many reports of ethnic differences in utilization of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) have been published in the past 2 decades. However, revascularization trends in elderly ethnic minorities have received little attention...
  3. pmc Carotid endarterectomy in older women and men in the United States: trends in ethnic disparities
    Richard F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:957-62. 2005
    ..e., in women from 2.63 in 1990 to 2.24 (15%) in 2000 and in men from 3.94 to 3.39 (14%). Large ethnic differences in utilization of CEA persist in the elderly requiring further evaluation...
  4. pmc Ethnic variation in validity of classification of overweight and obesity using self-reported weight and height in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Nutr J 4:27. 2005
    ..Few data have been published on the validity of classification of overweight and obesity based on self-reported weight in representative samples of Hispanic as compared to other American populations despite the wide use of such data...
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequency of attendance at religious services, overweight, and obesity in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R Frank Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:655-60. 2006
    ..Few data have been published on the association of overweight and obesity and indices of religiousness, a putative protective factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, in representative samples of multiethnic total populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Frequency of attendance at religious services and leisure-time physical activity in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R Frank Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:30-5. 2006
    ..Studies are lacking from representative samples of total populations and Hispanic Americans on the association of religiousness and leisure time physical activity (LTPA)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Frequency of attendance at religious services, hypertension, and blood pressure: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R Frank Gillum
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:382-5. 2006
    ..To test the hypothesis that frequency of attendance at religious services is inversely related to prevalence of hypertension and blood pressure level...
  8. pmc Frequency of attendance at religious services and mortality in a U.S. national cohort
    R F Gillum
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:124-9. 2008
    ..We test the hypothesis that > weekly attendance compared with nonattendance at religious services is associated with lower probability of future mortality in such a study...
  9. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking during pregnancy: independent associations with religious participation
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    South Med J 101:686-92. 2008
    ..Data from a national health survey were used to test the hypothesis of a negative association of smoking in pregnancy and three measures of religious participation and importance...
  10. pmc Infection with Helicobacter pylori, coronary heart disease, cardiovascular risk factors, and systemic inflammation: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Richard F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1470-6. 2004
    ..The null hypothesis was no association of prevalent infection with H. pylori with prevalent coronary heart disease (CHD), systemic inflammation, and variables associated with the metabolic syndrome in American men...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density and stroke
    Michael E Mussolino
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Stroke 34:e20-2. 2003
    ..We sought to assess the long-term predictive usefulness of bone mineral density (BMD) for stroke incidence and stroke mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Indices of adipose tissue distribution, apolipoproteins B and AI, lipoprotein (a), and triglyceride concentration in children aged 4-11 years: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:367-75. 2001
    ..Nor was Lp (a) significantly associated with body fat distribution. Casual serum triglyceride levels were significantly positively associated with WHR independent of age and BMI in non-Hispanic white and Mexican American children...
  13. ncbi request reprint Body fat distribution, obesity, overweight and stroke incidence in women and men--the NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:628-38. 2001
    ..Surprisingly, stroke risk was elevated in black women with the lowest BMI. More studies of these associations are needed, especially in black women...
  14. pmc Fish consumption and hypertension incidence in African Americans and whites: the NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    R F Gillum
    Office of Analysis, Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 93:124-8. 2001
    ..75, 95% CI 0.45-1.26, p = 0.28. No consistent significant associations of fish consumption with hypertension incidence were found, perhaps because fish consumption in this population was low. Further studies are needed in blacks...
  15. pmc Association of serum C-reactive protein and indices of body fat distribution and overweight in Mexican American children
    R F Gillum
    National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:545-52. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Education, poverty, and stroke incidence in whites and blacks: the NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 6420, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:188-95. 2003
    ..After controlling for multiple confounders and risk mediators, the association was diminished and nonsignificant...
  17. pmc Low bone mineral density and mortality in men and women: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey linked mortality file
    Michael E Mussolino
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:847-50. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the association of bone mineral density and mortality over a median follow-up of 9 years...
  18. pmc Prevalence of cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases and risk factors by region and urbanization in the United States
    R F Gillum
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782
    J Natl Med Assoc 86:105-12. 1994
    ..In blacks aged 45 to 64, rates of high blood pressure were lowest in metropolitan areas outside central cities and highest in nonmetropolitan areas, with little variation among regions.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of serum ferritin and indices of body fat distribution and obesity in Mexican American men--the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:639-45. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Serum ferritin concentration is associated with WHR and other indices of body fat distribution and obesity. Further research is needed to elucidate the mechanisms and significance of these findings...
  20. pmc Body temperature and its relationship to demographic and cardiovascular risk factors in a national sample of children and adolescents
    R F Gillum
    Dept of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782
    J Natl Med Assoc 84:591-9. 1992
    ..Body temperature was a significant independent correlate of resting heart rate and systolic blood pressure at ages 6 to 11 and 12 to 17. Body temperature showed weak tracking over a follow-up interval averaging 44 months...
  21. pmc Resting pulse rate of children aged 1-5 years
    R F Gillum
    National Center for Health Statistics, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, Hyattsville, MD 20782
    J Natl Med Assoc 83:153-8. 1991
    ..Further research is needed to determine the mechanisms of these epidemiologic patterns and their relationship to the risk of hypertension and heart disease in later life...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density and hypertension prevalence in postmenopausal women: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Michael E Mussolino
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:395-9. 2006
    ..We sought to corroborate a reported association of hypertension with bone mineral density (BMD) in postmenopausal women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Distribution of total serum homocysteine and its association with parental history and cardiovascular risk factors at ages 12-16 years: the Third National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:229-33. 2004
    ..To describe the distribution and to assess the association of serum total homocysteine (tHcy) concentration with variables associated with insulin resistance syndrome in adolescent boys and girls...
  24. pmc Geographic variation in cardiovascular disease mortality in US blacks and whites
    L W Pickle
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 91:545-56. 1999
    ..This knowledge can be used to help develop appropriate interventions to target these high-rate areas in the Mississippi and Ohio River valleys...
  25. pmc Assessment of serum albumin concentration as a risk factor for stroke and coronary disease in African Americans and whites
    R F Gillum
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 92:3-9. 2000
    ..Further studies are needed to elucidate mechanisms for the effect of serum albumin on incidence of cardiovascular disease and death...
  26. ncbi request reprint Incidence of hypertension and educational attainment: the NHANES I epidemiologic followup study. First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    C M Vargas
    Office of Analysis, Epidemiology, and Health Promotion, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:272-8. 2000
    ..These results demonstrate a significant interaction between age and education with an independent association between education and hypertension incidence among younger but not older non-Hispanic White men and women...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of serum albumin concentration, serum ionized calcium concentration, and blood pressure in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    C M Vargas
    Office of Analysis, Epidemiology, and Health Promotion, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 51:739-46. 1998
    ..In this national sample, serum albumin was consistently associated with systolic and diastolic blood pressure only among non-Hispanic white men...
  28. pmc The association between serum albumin and HDL and total cholesterol
    R F Gillum
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
    J Natl Med Assoc 85:290-2. 1993
    ..Serum albumin was positively correlated with serum total cholesterol. Several other cardiovascular risk factors were correlated with serum albumin in whites and blacks. Further studies are needed...
  29. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in blacks and whites: mortality and morbidity
    R F Gillum
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782
    J Natl Med Assoc 82:417-28. 1990
    ..Further investigations of racial differences may enhance understanding of COPD etiology and prevention. Physicians and public health organizations should vigorously strive for smoking prevention and cessation in blacks and whites...
  30. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in blacks and whites: pulmonary function norms and risk factors
    R F Gillum
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
    J Natl Med Assoc 83:393-401. 1991
    ..More vigorous smoking prevention and cessation efforts should be targeted for blacks by physicians and public health organizations...
  31. pmc Blood groups, serum cholesterol, serum uric acid, blood pressure, and obesity in adolescents
    R F Gillum
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
    J Natl Med Assoc 83:682-8. 1991
    ..This analysis of national data confirms previously reported associations of blood group A with higher serum total cholesterol levels in white adults and adolescents...
  32. pmc A racial difference in erythrocyte sedimentation
    R F Gillum
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
    J Natl Med Assoc 85:47-50. 1993
    ..These data suggest a racial difference in ESR that is independent of age, hemoglobin concentration, and certain chronic diseases...
  33. pmc Leukocyte count and cardiovascular risk factors
    D D Ingram
    National Center for Health Statistics, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, Hyattsville, MD 20782
    J Natl Med Assoc 84:1041-3. 1992
    ..Future analyses of leukocyte count and cardiovascular disease should control for hemoglobin concentration and pulse rate in addition to smoking, blood pressure, and cholesterol...
  34. ncbi request reprint Counts of neutrophils, lymphocytes, and monocytes, cause-specific mortality and coronary heart disease: the NHANES-I epidemiologic follow-up study
    R F Gillum
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:266-71. 2005
    ..To examine the association of elevated counts of white blood cell types with increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and death...
  35. ncbi request reprint New considerations in analyzing stroke and heart disease mortality trends: the Year 2000 Age Standard and the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision
    R F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Stroke 33:1717-21. 2002
    ....
  36. pmc Relation between region of residence in the United States and hypertension incidence--the NHANES I epidemiologic follow-up study
    Richard F Gillum
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:625-34. 2004
    ..Further studies of region and hypertension incidence are needed to assess regional variation in larger, more recent cohorts...
  37. doi request reprint High blood pressure and cardiovascular disease mortality risk among U.S. adults: the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey mortality follow-up study
    Qiuping Gu
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:302-9. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density and mortality in women and men: the NHANES I epidemiologic follow-up study
    Michael E Mussolino
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:692-7. 2003
    ..We sought to assess the long-term association of bone mineral density with total, cardiovascular, and non-cardiovascular mortality...
  39. ncbi request reprint Associations between differential leucocyte count and incident coronary heart disease: 1764 incident cases from seven prospective studies of 30,374 individuals
    Jeremy G Wheeler
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Site, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Eur Heart J 25:1287-92. 2004
    ..We aimed to assess potential associations between different leucocyte components and coronary heart disease (CHD) in a prospective cohort study, and to put these findings in context of other relevant prospective studies in a meta-analysis...