Nora L Keenan

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Severity of menopausal symptoms and use of both conventional and complementary/alternative therapies
    Nora L Keenan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Menopause 10:507-15. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Factors explaining excess stroke prevalence in the US Stroke Belt
    Youlian Liao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Stroke 40:3336-41. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Public recognition of major signs and symptoms of heart attack: seventeen states and the US Virgin Islands, 2001
    Kurt J Greenlund
    Cardiovascular Health 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
    Am Heart J 147:1010-6. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported hypertension, advice received from health care professionals, and actions taken to reduce blood pressure among US adults--HealthStyles, 2008
    Amy L Valderrama
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:784-92. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Awareness of heart attack symptoms among US adults in 2007, and changes in awareness from 2001 to 2007
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Future Cardiol 7:311-20. 2011
  6. pmc Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in health-related quality of life among people with coronary heart disease, 2007
    Donald K Hayes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A78. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Regular use of a home blood pressure monitor by hypertensive adults--HealthStyles, 2005 and 2008
    Carma Ayala
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:172-7. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Fruit/vegetable intake and physical activity among adults with high cholesterol
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:689-98. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Fruits and vegetables intake and physical activity among hypertensive adults in the United States: behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 2003 and 2007
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:762-6. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in self-reported multiple cardiovascular disease risk factors among adults in the United States, 1991-1999
    Kurt J Greenlund
    Cardiovascular Health 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
    Arch Intern Med 164:181-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Severity of menopausal symptoms and use of both conventional and complementary/alternative therapies
    Nora L Keenan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Menopause 10:507-15. 2003
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Factors explaining excess stroke prevalence in the US Stroke Belt
    Youlian Liao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Stroke 40:3336-41. 2009
    ..We examined reasons for these disparities using a large data set from a nationwide cross-sectional study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Public recognition of major signs and symptoms of heart attack: seventeen states and the US Virgin Islands, 2001
    Kurt J Greenlund
    Cardiovascular Health 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
    Am Heart J 147:1010-6. 2004
    ..We assessed public recognition of major heart attack symptoms and knowledge to call 9-1-1 for an acute event...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported hypertension, advice received from health care professionals, and actions taken to reduce blood pressure among US adults--HealthStyles, 2008
    Amy L Valderrama
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:784-92. 2010
    ..Counseling on lifestyle modification should continue to be an integral component of visits to health professionals...
  5. doi request reprint Awareness of heart attack symptoms among US adults in 2007, and changes in awareness from 2001 to 2007
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Future Cardiol 7:311-20. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to measure the awareness of heart attack symptoms and the emergency response among US adults...
  6. pmc Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in health-related quality of life among people with coronary heart disease, 2007
    Donald K Hayes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A78. 2011
    ..Coronary heart disease (CHD) affects HRQOL and likely varies among groups. This study examined disparities in HRQOL among adults with self-reported CHD...
  7. doi request reprint Regular use of a home blood pressure monitor by hypertensive adults--HealthStyles, 2005 and 2008
    Carma Ayala
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:172-7. 2012
    ..Because HBPM has been demonstrated to aid in hypertension control, health care professionals should promote its use especially among hypertensives who are younger, non-Hispanic blacks, Hispanics, or with a lower income...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fruit/vegetable intake and physical activity among adults with high cholesterol
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:689-98. 2011
    ..To determine whether hypercholesterolemic adults followed healthy eating and appropriate physical activity...
  9. doi request reprint Fruits and vegetables intake and physical activity among hypertensive adults in the United States: behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 2003 and 2007
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:762-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the degree to which US adults with hypertension achieved recommended intakes of fruits and vegetables and engaged in recommended levels of physical activity in 2003 and 2007...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in self-reported multiple cardiovascular disease risk factors among adults in the United States, 1991-1999
    Kurt J Greenlund
    Cardiovascular Health 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
    Arch Intern Med 164:181-8. 2004
    ..There are few national- and state-level data on multiple cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor status and trends over time. We examined the prevalence of self-reported multiple CVD risk factors from 1991 through 1999...
  11. doi request reprint Health care services provided during physician office visits for hypertension: differences by specialty
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:89-95. 2010
    ..Among hypertension office visits in the United States, cardiologists were more likely to provide lipid-lowering drugs, aspirin, calcium channel blocker, beta-blockers, and alpha-blockers than other physicians...
  12. doi request reprint Hypertension control at physicians' offices in the United States
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:136-42. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, the control rate among patients taking prescribed medication and/or therapeutic lifestyle modification has remained about the same for the past several decades...
  13. doi request reprint Physicians' health habits are associated with lifestyle counseling for hypertensive patients
    Olivia Y Hung
    Emory University School of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Hypertens 26:201-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the association of physicians' personal habits with their attitudes and behaviors regarding JNC VII lifestyle modification guidelines...
  14. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and hypertension status, awareness, treatment, and control: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001--2004
    Donald K Hayes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Hypertens 26:641-7. 2008
    ..We examined health-related quality of life measures by hypertension status, awareness, treatment, and control...
  15. doi request reprint Sodium consumption among hypertensive adults advised to reduce their intake: national health and nutrition examination survey, 1999-2004
    Carma Ayala
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30093, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:447-54. 2012
    ..0124). Regardless of action, mean intake was well above 1999-2004 recommendations for daily sodium intake and about twice as high as the current recommendation for hypertensive adults (1500 mg)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Screening for lipid disorders among adults--National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 2005-2008
    Cathleen D Gillespie
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 61:26-31. 2012
    ..Based on evidence-based studies, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concluded that lipid measurement can identify asymptomatic adults who are eligible for cholesterol-lowering therapy...
  17. doi request reprint Association of sleep duration and hypertension among US adults varies by age and sex
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 25:335-41. 2012
    ..While short sleep duration has been related to hypertension, the impact of age and sex on this association is less well known. We examined the association between hours of sleep and hypertension prevalence among US adults by age and sex...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported high blood pressure awareness, advice received from health professionals, and actions taken to reduce high blood pressure among US adults--Healthstyles 2002
    Carma Ayala
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 7:513-9. 2005
    ..05). Future initiatives are needed to improve the proportion of Hispanics and blacks taking prescribed medications to improve high blood pressure control and reduce risk for serious sequelae such as heart disease and stroke...
  19. doi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction hospitalization in the United States, 1979 to 2005
    Jing Fang
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Med 123:259-66. 2010
    ..We now extend these observations to document trends in acute myocardial infarction hospitalization rates and in-hospital case-fatality rates for 27 years from 1979 to 2005...
  20. pmc Public health options for improving cardiovascular health among older Americans
    Kurt J Greenlund
    Division of Population Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1498-507. 2012
    ..Public health models focusing on policy, systems, and environmental change approaches have the goal of providing social and physical environments and promoting healthy choices...
  21. pmc Prevalence of coronary heart disease risk factors and screening for high cholesterol levels among young adults, United States, 1999-2006
    Elena V Kuklina
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:327-33. 2010
    ..This study examined national prevalence of CHD risk factors and compliance with the cholesterol screening guidelines among young adults...
  22. doi request reprint Trends in high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the United States, 1999-2006
    Elena V Kuklina
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 37, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    JAMA 302:2104-10. 2009
    ..Studies show that a large proportion of adults with high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) remain untreated or undertreated despite growing use of lipid-lowering medications...
  23. doi request reprint Heart failure-related hospitalization in the U.S., 1979 to 2004
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3714, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:428-34. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine hospitalizations for heart failure in the U.S. during the past 26 years...
  24. pmc Health-related information on the Web: results from the HealthStyles Survey, 2002-2003
    Pooja Bansil
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop K 34, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A36. 2006
    ..We also compared health-related Internet use among people who did not have any type of chronic disease with people who reported having one or more chronic diseases...
  25. doi request reprint Risk of cardiovascular mortality in relation to optimal low-density lipoprotein cholesterol combined with hypertriglyceridemia: is there a difference by gender?
    Elena V Kuklina
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:807-14. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Declining US stroke hospitalization since 1997: National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1988-2004
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 29:243-9. 2007
    ..This study examines trends in stroke hospitalization from 1988 to 2004...
  27. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among midlife women for reasons including menopause in the United States: 2002
    Kate M Brett
    National Center for Health StatisticS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Menopause 14:300-7. 2007
    ..The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been examined previously for midlife women only in regional studies. The purpose of this study was to obtain national estimates of CAM use...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in US mortality rates for stroke and stroke subtypes by race/ethnicity and age, 1995-1998
    Carma Ayala
    Cardiovascular Health 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 3717, USA
    Stroke 33:1197-201. 2002
    ..Age-standardized death rates from overall stroke are higher among men than women, but little is known about sex differences in stroke subtype mortality by race/ethnicity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physician advice, patient actions, and health-related quality of life in secondary prevention of stroke through diet and exercise
    Kurt J Greenlund
    Cardiovascular Health 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
    Stroke 33:565-70. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Increasing trends in pre-transport stroke deaths--United States, 1990-1998
    Carma Ayala
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S131-7. 2003
    ..We examined national trends in places where stroke deaths occurred...
  31. ncbi request reprint Differences in the prevalence of self-reported risk factors for coronary heart disease among American women by race/ethnicity and age: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2001
    Aparna A Sundaram
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:25-30. 2005
    ..We examined data from the 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) for prevalence of self-reported risk factors among women by race/ethnicity and age...
  32. doi request reprint Stroke in South Asia: a systematic review of epidemiologic literature from 1980 to 2010
    Ambar Kulshreshtha
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 38:123-9. 2012
    ..Most research on stroke prevention and treatment is done in developed countries, yet more than 85% of strokes occur in developing countries. In particular, stroke remains an underrecognized cause of death and disability in South Asia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Low public recognition of major stroke symptoms
    Kurt J Greenlund
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Div of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 47, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:315-9. 2003
    ..Recognition of stroke symptoms and awareness of the need to call 911 for acute stroke events were examined among the general population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Public health addresses racial and ethnic disparities in coronary heart disease in women: perspectives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    George A Mensah
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:272-83. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Is naturopathy as effective as conventional therapy for treatment of menopausal symptoms?
    Elaine H Cramer
    Vessel Sanitation Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 9:529-38. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Use of alternative therapies for menopause symptoms: results of a population-based survey
    Katherine M Newton
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:18-25. 2002
    ..To describe self-reported prevalence of the use of alternative therapies for menopause symptoms and subject characteristics associated with their use...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in women. American Heart Association scientific statement
    Lori Mosca
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:e29-50. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Summary of the American Heart Association's evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in women
    Lori Mosca
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:394-6. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in women
    Lori Mosca
    Circulation 109:672-93. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in women
    Lori Mosca
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:900-21. 2004