A C Looker

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relationship between femur neck bone mineral density and prevalent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or COPD mortality in older non-Hispanic white adults from NHANES III
    A C Looker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Room 4310, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD, 2078, USA
    Osteoporos Int 25:1043-52. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Femur neck bone mineral density and fracture risk by age, sex, and race or Hispanic origin in older US adults from NHANES III
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 4310 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 2078, USA
    Arch Osteoporos 8:141. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of major osteoporotic fractures in older U.S. adults
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:997-1006. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Lumbar spine bone mineral density in US adults: demographic patterns and relationship with femur neck skeletal status
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 4310, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:1351-60. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Changes in femur neck bone density in US adults between 1988-1994 and 2005-2008: demographic patterns and possible determinants
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 4310, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:771-80. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Hip fracture risk in older US adults by treatment eligibility status based on new National Osteoporosis Foundation guidance
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rm 4310, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:541-9. 2011
  7. pmc Prevalence and trends in low femur bone density among older US adults: NHANES 2005-2006 compared with NHANES III
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:64-71. 2010
  8. pmc Age, gender, and race/ethnic differences in total body and subregional bone density
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:1141-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and hip fracture risk in older U.S. white adults
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:143-50. 2008
  10. pmc Jogging and bone mineral density in men: results from NHANES III
    M E Mussolino
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, 6525 Belcrest Rd, Suite 730, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1056-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Relationship between femur neck bone mineral density and prevalent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or COPD mortality in older non-Hispanic white adults from NHANES III
    A C Looker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Room 4310, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD, 2078, USA
    Osteoporos Int 25:1043-52. 2014
    ..FNBMD was significantly related to prevalent COPD and COPD mortality before and after adjusting for shared risk factors...
  2. doi request reprint Femur neck bone mineral density and fracture risk by age, sex, and race or Hispanic origin in older US adults from NHANES III
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 4310 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 2078, USA
    Arch Osteoporos 8:141. 2013
    ..FNBMD had similar, significant predictive utility for fracture in the different subgroups, but it did not completely account for subgroup differences in risk...
  3. doi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of major osteoporotic fractures in older U.S. adults
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:997-1006. 2013
    ..However, the predictive utility of serum 25OHD diminished after 10 years. In addition, the relationship appeared to be linear when major osteoporotic fracture risk was considered but quadratic when hip fracture risk was assessed...
  4. doi request reprint Lumbar spine bone mineral density in US adults: demographic patterns and relationship with femur neck skeletal status
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 4310, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:1351-60. 2012
    ..Prevalence of low spine BMD and agreement between the prevalence of low BMD at the spine and femur neck in older adults are also assessed...
  5. doi request reprint Changes in femur neck bone density in US adults between 1988-1994 and 2005-2008: demographic patterns and possible determinants
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 4310, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:771-80. 2012
    ..FNBMD was higher in NHANES 2005-2008 than in NHANES III, but between-survey differences varied by age, sex, and race/ethnicity. The likelihood that FNBMD has improved appears strongest for older white women...
  6. doi request reprint Hip fracture risk in older US adults by treatment eligibility status based on new National Osteoporosis Foundation guidance
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rm 4310, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:541-9. 2011
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  7. pmc Prevalence and trends in low femur bone density among older US adults: NHANES 2005-2006 compared with NHANES III
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:64-71. 2010
    ..Thus, despite the decline in prevalence, the estimated number of affected older adults in 2005-2006 remained high...
  8. pmc Age, gender, and race/ethnic differences in total body and subregional bone density
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:1141-9. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional age patterns in bone mineral density (BMD) of older adults differed at skeletal sites that varied by degree of weight-bearing...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and hip fracture risk in older U.S. white adults
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:143-50. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Jogging and bone mineral density in men: results from NHANES III
    M E Mussolino
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, 6525 Belcrest Rd, Suite 730, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1056-9. 2001
    ..This cross-sectional population-based study assessed the association of jogging with femoral bone mineral density (BMD) in men...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does body size account for gender differences in femur bone density and geometry?
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health StatisticS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 16:1291-9. 2001
    ..These differences may contribute importantly to lower fracture risk in men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hypovitaminosis D prevalence and determinants among African American and white women of reproductive age: third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Shanna Nesby-O'Dell
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:187-92. 2002
    ..African American women are at higher risk of vitamin D deficiency than are white women, but few studies have examined determinants of hypovitaminosis D in this population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of increased overweight on the projected prevalence of osteoporosis in older women
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 4201, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:307-13. 2007
    ..Higher body weight is associated with higher bone density, so our goal was to estimate whether the higher prevalence of overweight is likely to reduce osteoporosis among older women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Weight loss from maximum body weight among middle-aged and older white women and the risk of hip fracture: the NHANES I epidemiologic follow-up study
    J A Langlois
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Osteoporos Int 12:763-8. 2001
    ..Weight loss of 10% or more from maximum weight among both middle-aged and older women is an important indicator of hip fracture risk...
  15. doi request reprint Unexplained decline in the prevalence of anemia among US children and women between 1988-1994 and 1999-2002
    Sarah E Cusick
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1611-7. 2008
    ..The current anemia burden among US preschool children and women of childbearing age has not been documented...
  16. pmc Comparisons of percentage body fat, body mass index, waist circumference, and waist-stature ratio in adults
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:500-8. 2009
    ..Body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and the waist-stature ratio (WSR) are considered to be possible proxies for adiposity...
  17. doi request reprint Assessment of iron deficiency in US preschool children and nonpregnant females of childbearing age: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2006
    Mary E Cogswell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1334-42. 2009
    ..A new index to determine body iron promises a simpler approach to monitoring iron deficiency (ID) prevalence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interaction of science, consumer practices and policy: calcium and bone health as a case study
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Nutr 133:1987S-1991S. 2003
    ..There are certain conditions, such as lactation, during which calcium intake does not appear to influence bone. Other factors that may influence the effect of calcium on bone include bone-specific genotypes and physical activity...
  19. doi request reprint Multiple imputation of missing dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry data in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Nathaniel Schenker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Stat Med 30:260-76. 2011
    ..Moreover, multiple imputation usually yields larger estimated standard errors than those obtained with single imputation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D status of adolescents and adults in two seasonal subpopulations from NHANES III
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 900, 6525 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Bone 30:771-7. 2002
    ..Of particular interest is that insufficiency occurred fairly frequently in younger individuals, especially in the winter/lower latitude subsample. Our findings support continued monitoring of this vitamin in the U.S. population...
  21. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D status of the US population: 1988-1994 compared with 2000-2004
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1519-27. 2008
    ..Changes in serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations in the US population have not been described...
  22. ncbi request reprint Body fat and vitamin D status in black versus white women
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:635-40. 2005
    ..This complex relationship may explain why differences in obesity do not appear to play a major role in explaining variation in serum 25(OH)D by race...
  23. ncbi request reprint Age trends in femur stresses from a simulated fall on the hip among men and women: evidence of homeostatic adaptation underlying the decline in hip BMD
    Thomas J Beck
    Department of Radiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1425-32. 2006
    ..Expansion of femur outer diameter seems to counter net bone loss so that stresses remain similar across age groups, but stresses are higher in older women than in older men...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an automated soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR) assay on the Roche Hitachi analyzer and its comparison to two ELISA assays
    Christine M Pfeiffer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 382:112-6. 2007
    ..Soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR) assays are currently not standardized. This hinders data comparison between studies and also affects the use of a recently proposed model to estimate body iron...
  25. ncbi request reprint Do body fat and exercise modulate vitamin D status?
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health StatisticS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 4310, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Nutr Rev 65:S124-6. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Depression and bone mineral density in young adults: results from NHANES III
    Michael E Mussolino
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 6431, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:533-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional population-based study was to assess the association of major depressive episode (MDE) and dysthymia with bone mineral density (BMD) in young adults...
  27. ncbi request reprint Maternal history of osteoporosis and femur geometry
    A C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 75:277-85. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint HFE genotype and transferrin saturation in the United States
    Mary E Cogswell
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Genet Med 5:304-10. 2003
    ..Examine the penetrance (defined by high transferrin saturation [TS]) of C282Y and H63D in the U.S. population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of serum vitamin D and cancer mortality in the United States
    D Michal Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Executive Plaza South Rm 7036, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1594-602. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic studies of the association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and the risk of cancer, however, have been largely limited to incident cancers at a few sites...
  30. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis assessment by whole body region vs. site-specific DXA
    L Joseph Melton
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:1558-64. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint The skeleton, race, and ethnicity
    Anne C Looker
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3047-50. 2002
  32. doi request reprint Iron-status indicators
    Sarah E Cusick
    Pediatrics 121:651-2; author reply 652. 2008
  33. doi request reprint Prevalence, family history, and prevention of reported osteoporosis in U.S. women
    Julie Robitaille
    CDC, The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:47-54. 2008
    ..S. women, examine whether osteoporosis risk factors account for this relationship, and evaluate the likelihood that women at high risk of osteoporosis due to family history report preventive behaviors...