Ja K Gu

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Associations between Psychological Distress and Body Mass Index among Law Enforcement Officers: The National Health Interview Survey 2004-2010
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Saf Health Work 4:52-62. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Long work hours and adiposity among police officers in a US northeast city
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1374-81. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among police officers in a U.S. northeast region: 1976-2006
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:279-89. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Association between shiftwork and glomerular filtration rate in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    From the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch Dr Charles, Ms Gu, Dr Fekedulegn, Dr Andrew, and Dr Burchfiel, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Dr Violanti, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1323-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Association of shift work with physical activity among police officers: the Buffalo cardio-metabolic occupational police stress study
    Claudia C Ma
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1030-6. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of sleep quality with depression in police officers
    James E Slaven
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Divisionm, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:267-77. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Leptin, adiponectin, and heart rate variability among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia
    Am J Hum Biol 27:184-91. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Sleep duration and biomarkers of metabolic function among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:831-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity by occupation among US workers: the national health interview survey 2004-2011
    Ja K Gu
    From the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division Mr Gu, Dr Charles, Mrs Ma, Dr Andrew, and Dr Burchfiel and Surveillance Branch, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies Dr Bang, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Dr Violanti, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York, University at Buffalo
    J Occup Environ Med 56:516-28. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Associations between insulin and heart rate variability in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia
    Am J Hum Biol 26:56-63. 2014

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Publications15

  1. pmc Associations between Psychological Distress and Body Mass Index among Law Enforcement Officers: The National Health Interview Survey 2004-2010
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Saf Health Work 4:52-62. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between psychological distress and obesity among law enforcement officers (LEOs) in the United States...
  2. doi request reprint Long work hours and adiposity among police officers in a US northeast city
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1374-81. 2012
    ..To investigate the associations between long work hours and adiposity measures in police officers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among police officers in a U.S. northeast region: 1976-2006
    Ja K Gu
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:279-89. 2011
    ..92, 95%, CI = 1.07-6.36). Incidence ratios were significantly lower than expected for skin and bladder cancer Police officers were at increased risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma overall and of brain cancer after 30 years of service...
  4. doi request reprint Association between shiftwork and glomerular filtration rate in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    From the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch Dr Charles, Ms Gu, Dr Fekedulegn, Dr Andrew, and Dr Burchfiel, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Dr Violanti, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1323-8. 2013
    ..To investigate associations between shiftwork and glomerular filtration rate among white/Hispanic (n = 273) and African American (n = 81) police officers...
  5. doi request reprint Association of shift work with physical activity among police officers: the Buffalo cardio-metabolic occupational police stress study
    Claudia C Ma
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1030-6. 2011
    ..To examine relations of shift work with occupational, sports, and household physical activity (PA) among police officers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of sleep quality with depression in police officers
    James E Slaven
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Divisionm, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:267-77. 2011
    ..Sleep quality was significantly and independently associated with depressive symnptoms as evidenced by a trend of increasing depressive symptom scores with decreasing sleep quality in both male and female officers...
  7. doi request reprint Leptin, adiponectin, and heart rate variability among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia
    Am J Hum Biol 27:184-91. 2015
    ..Reduced heart rate variability (HRV) is known to increase CVD risk. Leptin and adiponectin may be related to CVD health. Therefore, our objective was to investigate the relationship between these variables and HRV...
  8. doi request reprint Sleep duration and biomarkers of metabolic function among police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:831-7. 2011
    ..To investigate associations between sleep duration and biomarkers of metabolic function among police officers...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity by occupation among US workers: the national health interview survey 2004-2011
    Ja K Gu
    From the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division Mr Gu, Dr Charles, Mrs Ma, Dr Andrew, and Dr Burchfiel and Surveillance Branch, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies Dr Bang, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Dr Violanti, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York, University at Buffalo
    J Occup Environ Med 56:516-28. 2014
    ..To estimate the prevalence of obesity and the change of prevalence of obesity between 2004-2007 and 2008-20011 by occupation among US workers in the National Health Interview Survey...
  10. doi request reprint Associations between insulin and heart rate variability in police officers
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia
    Am J Hum Biol 26:56-63. 2014
    ..Low heart rate variability (HRV) has been linked to cardiovascular disease. Our objective was to examine the cross-sectional association between insulin and HRV...
  11. ncbi request reprint Continuing medical education activity in echocardiography
    Pohoey Fan
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi
    Echocardiography 29:130. 2012
    ..Article Title: Pulmonary Function and Left Ventricular Mass in African Americans: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study (Echocardiography 2012;29:130)...
  12. pmc Oxidative stress and reduced responsiveness of challenged circulating leukocytes following pulmonary instillation of metal-rich particulate matter in rats
    Aaron Erdely
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown 26505, WV, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 11:34. 2014
    ..These findings support previous studies of an inadequate pulmonary immune response following a metal-rich exposure and extend those findings showing leukocyte dysfunction occurs systemically...
  13. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to pesticides, metals, and solvents: the impact on mortality rates in the Honolulu Heart Program
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 265052888, USA
    Work 37:205-15. 2010
    ..To investigate the impact of occupational exposure to pesticides, metals, and solvents on mortality...
  14. doi request reprint Pulmonary function and left ventricular mass in African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Luenda E Charles
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Echocardiography 29:131-9. 2012
    ..Impaired pulmonary function has been associated with increased cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality. The objective of this study was to investigate associations between pulmonary function and left ventricular (LV) mass...
  15. pmc Type I interferon and pattern recognition receptor signaling following particulate matter inhalation
    Aaron Erdely
    Pathology and Physiology Research Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Part Fibre Toxicol 9:25. 2012
    ..Whole blood cells, aorta and lung were harvested for global gene expression analysis with subsequent Ingenuity Pathway Analysis and confirmatory qRT-PCR. Serum was collected for protein profiling...