Misty J Hein

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluating bias from birth-cohort effects in the age-based cox proportional hazards model
    Misty J Hein
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Epidemiology 22:249-56. 2011
  2. pmc Follow-up study of chrysotile textile workers: cohort mortality and exposure-response
    Misty J Hein
    Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:616-25. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Issues when modeling benzene, toluene, and xylene exposures using a literature database
    Misty J Hein
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:36-47. 2008
  4. pmc Statistical modeling of occupational chlorinated solvent exposures for case-control studies using a literature-based database
    Misty J Hein
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:459-72. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Bias from matching on age at death or censor in nested case-control studies
    Misty J Hein
    Division of Surveillance, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Epidemiology 20:330-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Pesticide dose estimates for children of Iowa farmers and non-farmers
    Brian D Curwin
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R 14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Environ Res 105:307-15. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Bladder cancer incidence among workers exposed to o-toluidine, aniline and nitrobenzene at a rubber chemical manufacturing plant
    Tania Carreon
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:175-82. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Cause-specific mortality among a cohort of U.S. flight attendants
    Lynne E Pinkerton
    Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:25-36. 2012
  9. pmc Mortality and exposure response among 14,458 electrical capacitor manufacturing workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
    Mary M Prince
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1508-14. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Exposure to o-toluidine, aniline, and nitrobenzene in a rubber chemical manufacturing plant: a retrospective exposure assessment update
    Kevin W Hanley
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:478-90. 2012

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. doi request reprint Evaluating bias from birth-cohort effects in the age-based cox proportional hazards model
    Misty J Hein
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Epidemiology 22:249-56. 2011
    ..When the analysis included an adjustment for birth cohort, the inclusion of lagged-out cases and controls (assigned a lagged exposure of zero) did not introduce bias...
  2. pmc Follow-up study of chrysotile textile workers: cohort mortality and exposure-response
    Misty J Hein
    Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:616-25. 2007
    ..This report provides an update of the mortality experience of a cohort of South Carolina asbestos textile workers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Issues when modeling benzene, toluene, and xylene exposures using a literature database
    Misty J Hein
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:36-47. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Statistical modeling of occupational chlorinated solvent exposures for case-control studies using a literature-based database
    Misty J Hein
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:459-72. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Bias from matching on age at death or censor in nested case-control studies
    Misty J Hein
    Division of Surveillance, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Epidemiology 20:330-8. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Pesticide dose estimates for children of Iowa farmers and non-farmers
    Brian D Curwin
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R 14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Environ Res 105:307-15. 2007
    ..Doses were similar for male and female children. A trend of decreasing dose with increasing age was observed for chlorpyrifos...
  7. doi request reprint Bladder cancer incidence among workers exposed to o-toluidine, aniline and nitrobenzene at a rubber chemical manufacturing plant
    Tania Carreon
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:175-82. 2014
    ..The cohort was expanded to include additional workers (n=1875) and updated through 2007 to assess bladder cancer with improved exposure characterisation...
  8. doi request reprint Cause-specific mortality among a cohort of U.S. flight attendants
    Lynne E Pinkerton
    Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:25-36. 2012
    ..We evaluated mortality among 11,311 former U.S. flight attendants. The primary a priori outcomes of interest were breast cancer and melanoma...
  9. pmc Mortality and exposure response among 14,458 electrical capacitor manufacturing workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
    Mary M Prince
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1508-14. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Exposure to o-toluidine, aniline, and nitrobenzene in a rubber chemical manufacturing plant: a retrospective exposure assessment update
    Kevin W Hanley
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:478-90. 2012
    ..The exposure assessment revisions and rank estimates will be used to analyze the updated bladder cancer incidence data...
  11. doi request reprint Update of the NIOSH life table analysis system: a person-years analysis program for the windows computing environment
    Mary K Schubauer-Berigan
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:915-24. 2011
    ..We describe the updating of LTAS for the Windows operating system (LTAS.NET) with improved properties...
  12. doi request reprint Monitoring microbial populations on wide-body commercial passenger aircraft
    Lauralynn Taylor McKernan
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:139-49. 2008
    ..Overall, our research demonstrates that the bacteria recovered on observed flights were either common skin-surface organisms (primarily gram-positive cocci) or organisms common in dust and outdoor air...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of air sampling methods for aerosolized spores of B. anthracis Sterne
    Cheryl Fairfield Estill
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 8:179-86. 2011
    ..Estimated detection limits ranged from 35 to 39 particles/m³. These results will enable investigators to conduct environmental sampling, quantify contamination levels, and conduct risk assessments of B. anthracis...
  14. doi request reprint Cohort mortality study of garment industry workers exposed to formaldehyde: update and internal comparisons
    Alysha R Meyers
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:1027-39. 2013
    ..To further evaluate the association between formaldehyde and leukemia, we extended follow-up through 2008 for a cohort mortality study of 11,043 US formaldehyde-exposed garment workers...
  15. doi request reprint Comparison of immunoassay and HPLC-MS/MS used to measure urinary metabolites of atrazine, metolachlor, and chlorpyrifos from farmers and non-farmers in Iowa
    Brian D Curwin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:205-12. 2010
    ..0015-0.0039 microg l(-1), 0.12-0.16 microg l(-1), and 2.9-3.0 microg l(-1), respectively. Immunoassays tend to be cheaper and faster than HPLC-MS/MS, however, they may result in an upward bias of urinary pesticide metabolite levels...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessing total fungal concentrations on commercial passenger aircraft using mixed-effects modeling
    Lauralynn Taylor McKernan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:48-58. 2008
    ..0001). On the aircraft, the majority of total fungal exposure occurred during the boarding and deplaning processes, when the aircraft utilized ancillary ventilation and passenger activity was at its peak...
  17. pmc Update: cohort mortality study of workers highly exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) during the manufacture of electrical capacitors, 1940-1998
    Mary M Prince
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health 5:13. 2006
    ....
  18. doi request reprint The Upper Midwest Health Study: gliomas and occupational exposure to chlorinated solvents
    Avima M Ruder
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Occup Environ Med 70:73-80. 2013
    ..Individuals with functional GST genes might convert chlorinated solvents crossing the blood-brain barrier into cytotoxic metabolites...
  19. doi request reprint Neurodegenerative causes of death among retired National Football League players
    Everett J Lehman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Neurology 79:1970-4. 2012
    ..To analyze neurodegenerative causes of death, specifically Alzheimer disease (AD), Parkinson disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), among a cohort of professional football players...
  20. pmc Occupational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of breast cancer
    Sharon R Silver
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:276-82. 2009
    ..Despite the endocrine system activity exhibited by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), recent studies have shown little association between PCB exposure and breast cancer mortality...
  21. pmc Biological exposure assessment to tetrachloroethylene for workers in the dry cleaning industry
    Lauralynn T McKernan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, R 15, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Environ Health 7:12. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of conducting biological tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene, PCE) exposure assessments of dry cleaning employees in conjunction with evaluation of possible PCE health effects...
  22. doi request reprint Proportionate mortality study of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry
    Everett J Lehman
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:950-63. 2008
    ..This study examined causes of deaths among unionized plumbers, pipefitters and allied trades...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessment of occupational cosmic radiation exposure of flight attendants using questionnaire data
    Jeri L Anderson
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 82:1049-54. 2011
    ..As part of a forthcoming study of breast and other cancer incidence, occupational cosmic radiation exposure of a cohort of female flight attendants was estimated...
  24. doi request reprint Development of historical exposure estimates of cosmic radiation and circadian rhythm disruption for cohort studies of Pan Am flight attendants
    Martha A Waters
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:751-61. 2009
    ..Methods exist to calculate cosmic radiation effective doses on individual flights; however, only work histories which provided an employee's domicile (home base) history rather than a record of every flight flown were available...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mortality of workers employed in shoe manufacturing: an update
    Everett J Lehman
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:535-46. 2006
    ..An original study did not detect elevated leukemia mortality but did detect increased lung cancer mortality. The present study is an update of the mortality of the original cohort...
  26. doi request reprint 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...
  27. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease and cancer mortality in a cohort of workers exposed to vinyl chloride, carbon disulfide, rotating shift work, and o-toluidine at a chemical manufacturing plant
    Tania Carreon
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio
    Am J Ind Med 57:398-411. 2014
    ..We updated through 2007 the mortality experience of 1,874 workers employed at a New York State chemical manufacturing plant between 1946 and 2006...
  28. doi request reprint Body mass index, playing position, race, and the cardiovascular mortality of retired professional football players
    Sherry L Baron
    Surveillance Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:889-96. 2012
    ....
  29. pmc Mortality among workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in an electrical capacitor manufacturing plant in Indiana: an update
    Avima M Ruder
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:18-23. 2006
    ..Melanoma mortality was not associated with estimated cumulative exposure. Brain cancer mortality did not demonstrate a clear dose-response relationship with estimated cumulative exposure...
  30. doi request reprint Increased bladder cancer risk among workers exposed to o-toluidine and aniline: a reanalysis
    Tania Carreon
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Occup Environ Med 67:348-50. 2010
    ..As additional information showed that workers in certain departments had been misclassified regarding o-toluidine exposure, we therefore conducted a reanalysis of the data using updated exposure categories...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pesticide contamination inside farm and nonfarm homes
    Brian D Curwin
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS R 14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:357-67. 2005
    ..These herbicides are not applied in or around the home but they appear to be getting into the home para-occupationally. For agricultural pesticides, take-home exposure may be an important source of home contamination...
  32. ncbi request reprint Urinary and hand wipe pesticide levels among farmers and nonfarmers in Iowa
    Brian D Curwin
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:500-8. 2005
    ..The majority of the hand wipe samples were nondetectable. However, detection of atrazine in the hand wipes was significantly associated with urinary levels of atrazine above the median (P-value <0.01)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Acephate exposure and decontamination on tobacco harvesters' hands
    Brian D Curwin
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, 4676 Columbia Parkway MS R 14, Cincinnati Ohio 45226, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:203-10. 2003
    ..0001) with levels reduced by 96%. A substantial amount of acephate was transferred to the hands, and while hand washing significantly reduced the amount of residue on the hands, not all residue was removed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Measuring and identifying large-study metrics for circadian rhythm disruption in female flight attendants
    Barbara Grajewski
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, United States
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:337-46. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Nicotine exposure and decontamination on tobacco harvesters' hands
    Brian D Curwin
    Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway MSR 14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:407-13. 2005
    ..012). A substantial amount of nicotine was transferred to the hands, but washing with soap and water in the field significantly reduced nicotine levels by an average of 96% (P < 0.0001)...
  36. doi request reprint Mortality among 24,865 workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in three electrical capacitor manufacturing plants: a ten-year update
    Avima M Ruder
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:176-87. 2014
    ..Associations between estimated cumulative PCB exposure and stomach, uterine, and prostate cancer and myeloma mortality confirmed our previous positive findings...
  37. doi request reprint Analysis of lognormally distributed exposure data with repeated measures and values below the limit of detection using SAS
    Yan Jin
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:97-112. 2011
    ..We provide sample SAS code for several situations including one and two groups, with and without repeated measures, random slopes, and nested random effects...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluating fungal populations by genera/species on wide body commercial passenger aircraft and in airport terminals
    Lauralynn Taylor McKernan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:281-91. 2007
    ..Overall, our research demonstrates that on the sampled flights the B-767 filtration system operated efficiently to remove fungal spores when two air cooling packs and 50% recirculation rate were utilized during flight operations...
  39. ncbi request reprint Urinary pesticide concentrations among children, mothers and fathers living in farm and non-farm households in iowa
    Brian D Curwin
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:53-65. 2007
    ..There were generally good correlations for urinary metabolite levels among members of the same family...
  40. pmc Recovery efficiency and limit of detection of aerosolized Bacillus anthracis Sterne from environmental surface samples
    Cheryl Fairfield Estill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4297-306. 2009
    ..These results may guide investigators to more meaningfully conduct environmental sampling, quantify contamination levels, and conduct risk assessment for humans...
  41. pmc Surface sampling methods for Bacillus anthracis spore contamination
    Wayne T Sanderson
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1145-51. 2002
    ..Wipe samples collected after HEPA vacuum samples and HEPA vacuum samples collected after wipe samples indicated that neither method completely removed spores from the sampled surfaces...
  42. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and neurodegenerative disease mortality in an occupational cohort
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 17:8-13. 2006
    ..PCBs decrease dopamine levels in rats and monkeys. Loss of dopamine is the hallmark of Parkinson disease, a neurodegenerative disease. There are no epidemiologic studies of PCBs and neurodegenerative disease...