Maurizio Macaluso

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Do participant characteristics influence the effectiveness of behavioral interventions? Promoting condom use to women
    Jennifer K Legardy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:665-71. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of clinician-delivered interventions promoting barrier contraception for sexually transmitted disease prevention
    Lynn Artz
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:672-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-reported mechanical problems during condom use and semen exposure. Comparison of two randomized trials in the United States of America and Brazil
    Michael P Chen
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:557-62. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Participation and retention in a study of female condom use among women at high STD risk
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:105-11. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Historical estimation of exposure to 1,3-butadiene, styrene, and dimethyldithiocarbamate among synthetic rubber workers
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:371-90. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the female condom as a barrier to semen during intercourse
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:289-97. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the male latex condom and of the female polyurethane condom as barriers to semen during intercourse: a randomized clinical trial
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:88-96. 2007
  8. doi request reprint A public health focus on infertility prevention, detection, and management
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:16.e1-10. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Partner characteristics, intensity of the intercourse, and semen exposure during use of the female condom
    M Louise Lawson
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:282-8. 2003
  10. pmc A higher degree of LINE-1 methylation in peripheral blood mononuclear cells, a one-carbon nutrient related epigenetic alteration, is associated with a lower risk of developing cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Chandrika J Piyathilake
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Nutrition 27:513-9. 2011

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Do participant characteristics influence the effectiveness of behavioral interventions? Promoting condom use to women
    Jennifer K Legardy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:665-71. 2005
    ..This study assessed whether participant baseline characteristics modified the effects of a skill-based intervention promoting condom use...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of clinician-delivered interventions promoting barrier contraception for sexually transmitted disease prevention
    Lynn Artz
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:672-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to compare 2 interventions promoting condoms and vaginal microbicides to prevent sexually transmitted disease (STD)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-reported mechanical problems during condom use and semen exposure. Comparison of two randomized trials in the United States of America and Brazil
    Michael P Chen
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:557-62. 2007
    ..OBJECTIVES/GOAL: To compare self-reported condom use problems and objectively determined semen exposure in 2 populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Participation and retention in a study of female condom use among women at high STD risk
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:105-11. 2005
    ..This problem was evaluated in a study of barrier contraception among women at high STD risk. The goal of this study was to identify predictors of participation and retention and determine whether they could influence study results...
  5. ncbi request reprint Historical estimation of exposure to 1,3-butadiene, styrene, and dimethyldithiocarbamate among synthetic rubber workers
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:371-90. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, the new exposure estimates were highly correlated with the old, yielding equivalent exposure ranking of workers and were comparable to limited industrial hygiene data published by NIOSH...
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the female condom as a barrier to semen during intercourse
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:289-97. 2003
    ..The female condom prevented semen exposure in 79-93% of condom uses. Exposure was associated with user-reported problems but also occurred in their absence. Reported problems and semen exposure decreased with user experience...
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the male latex condom and of the female polyurethane condom as barriers to semen during intercourse: a randomized clinical trial
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:88-96. 2007
    ..Objectively assessed semen exposure is associated with self-reported mechanical problems...
  8. doi request reprint A public health focus on infertility prevention, detection, and management
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:16.e1-10. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Partner characteristics, intensity of the intercourse, and semen exposure during use of the female condom
    M Louise Lawson
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:282-8. 2003
    ..Future studies of male condom efficacy should focus on collecting detailed data about the users and characteristics of intercourse to predict failure accurately...
  10. pmc A higher degree of LINE-1 methylation in peripheral blood mononuclear cells, a one-carbon nutrient related epigenetic alteration, is associated with a lower risk of developing cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Chandrika J Piyathilake
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Nutrition 27:513-9. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate LINE-1 methylation as an intermediate biomarker for the effect of folate and vitamin B12 on the occurrence of higher grades of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN ≥ 2)...
  11. doi request reprint Contraceptive sterilization among married adults: national data on who chooses vasectomy and tubal sterilization
    John E Anderson
    Women s Health and Fertility Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 303041, USA
    Contraception 85:552-7. 2012
    ..Vasectomy has been found to be a highly cost-effective contraceptive method. For couples, tubal sterilization and vasectomy have the same result, but the two methods are used by different segments of the population...
  12. doi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis, gonorrhea, and chlamydial infection among women attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic: a longitudinal analysis of possible causal links
    Maria F Gallo
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:213-20. 2012
    ..Interactions between bacterial vaginosis (BV) and inflammatory sexually transmitted infections, such as gonorrhea and chlamydial infection, are not well understood. Furthermore, evidence regarding the sexual transmission of BV is equivocal...
  13. doi request reprint Perinatal outcomes of twin births conceived using assisted reproduction technology: a population-based study
    Sheree L Boulet
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E86, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Hum Reprod 23:1941-8. 2008
    ..Although many studies comparing ART and naturally conceived twins report no difference in risks for perinatal outcomes, others report slight to moderate positive or protective associations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Application of the case-crossover design to reduce unmeasured confounding in studies of condom effectiveness
    Lee Warner
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:765-73. 2005
    ..The case-crossover method provides an additional technique for reducing unmeasured confounding in studies of condom effectiveness...
  15. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with assisted reproductive technology in Massachusetts
    Laura A Schieve
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:517-25. 2007
    ..To assess associations between assisted reproductive technology (ART) and adverse maternal and infant outcomes, with an emphasis on singletons...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of topical vaginal products on the detection of prostate-specific antigen, a biomarker of semen exposure, using ABAcards
    Margaret C Snead
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Contraception 88:382-6. 2013
    ..We investigated this question using various dilutions of several vaginal products (lubricants and spermicides) and the Abacus ABAcard for PSA detection...
  17. doi request reprint Probabilistic linkage of assisted reproductive technology information with vital records, Massachusetts 1997-2000
    Yujia Zhang
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS k34, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:1703-8. 2012
    ..PL yielded a high linkage rate with satisfactory validity; this method may be applied in other states to help monitor the maternal and child health outcomes of ART...
  18. doi request reprint Singleton preterm birth: risk factors and association with assisted reproductive technology
    Naomi K Tepper
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:807-13. 2012
    ..Medical conditions were associated with an increased risk for preterm birth regardless of women's ART status. Efforts to prevent preterm births should focus on reducing modifiable risk factors...
  19. doi request reprint Characteristics of users of intrauterine devices and other reversible contraceptive methods in the United States
    Xin Xu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:1138-44. 2011
    ..To evaluate the determinants of intrauterine device (IUD) use and reasons for choosing IUDs over other reversible contraceptive methods...
  20. ncbi request reprint Do main partner conflict, power dynamics, and control over use of male condoms predict subsequent use of the female condom?
    Rebecca J Cabral
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS K 34, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Women Health 38:37-52. 2003
    ..On the contrary, we found that women with a history of control and consistent use of MCs were the most likely users of FCs when MCs were not used...
  21. doi request reprint Risk factors for incident herpes simplex type 2 virus infection among women attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Maria F Gallo
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:679-85. 2008
    ..To estimate the incidence of herpes simplex type 2 virus (HSV-2) infection, to identify risk factors for its acquisition, and to assess the protective effect of condoms...
  22. pmc Biological markers of sexual activity: tools for improving measurement in HIV/sexually transmitted infection prevention research
    Maria F Gallo
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:447-52. 2013
    ..Methods and study designs that incorporate biomarkers into studies collecting self-reported behavioral data should be considered where possible...
  23. doi request reprint Exploring discordance between biologic and self-reported measures of semen exposure: a qualitative study among female patients attending an STI clinic in Jamaica
    Marion W Carter
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:728-36. 2013
    ..Rapid PSA testing combined with qualitative interviews provides a novel tool for investigating and complementing self-reported sexual behavior...
  24. doi request reprint Condom use among US adults at last sexual intercourse, 1996-2008: an update from national survey data
    John E Anderson
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:919-21. 2011
    ..2%. Use of condom was significantly higher for sex outside ongoing relationships and among those with 2 or more past-year sex partners and its use increased slightly but significantly from 1996 to 2008...
  25. ncbi request reprint Female condom and male condom failure among women at high risk of sexually transmitted diseases
    Thamban Valappil
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:35-43. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to study the frequency and determinants of breakage and slippage during female and male condom use...
  26. pmc Predictors of unprotected sex among female sex workers in Madagascar: comparing semen biomarkers and self-reported data
    Maria F Gallo
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1279-86. 2010
    ..Caution must be taken when interpreting self-reported sexual behavior measures or when adjusting for them in analyses evaluating interventions for the prevention of HIV/STIs...
  27. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of the female and male condom: a randomized crossover trial
    Andrzej Kulczycki
    School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:114-9. 2004
    ..Although studies have assessed the acceptability of male and female condoms, comparative trial data are lacking...
  28. ncbi request reprint Condom type may influence sexual behavior and ejaculation and complicate the assessment of condom functionality
    Lisa Haddad
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Contraception 86:391-6. 2012
    ..Also, subjective assessments of the sexual act may be unreliable...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assisted reproductive technology surveillance--United States, 2006
    Saswati Sunderam
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 58:1-25. 2009
    ..g., pregnancy complications, premature delivery, low-birthweight infants, and long-term disability among infants). This report presents the most recent national data and state-specific results...
  30. pmc Protective association of MTHFR polymorphism on cervical intraepithelial neoplasia is modified by riboflavin status
    Chandrika J Piyathilake
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Nutrition 23:229-35. 2007
    ..40, 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.21-0.78, P = 0.007). In the present study, we tested whether this protective association is modified by circulating riboflavin status in the same study population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Condom use and risk of gonorrhea and Chlamydia: a systematic review of design and measurement factors assessed in epidemiologic studies
    Lee Warner
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:36-51. 2006
    ..Studies of condom use to reduce risk of most sexually transmitted infection provide inconsistent results. This inconsistency is often attributed to methodologic limitations yet has not been assessed systematically...
  32. doi request reprint Optimal methods for collecting and storing vaginal specimens for prostate-specific antigen testing in research studies
    Maria F Gallo
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop K 34, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Contraception 87:830-5. 2013
    ..Optimal methods for collecting and storing specimens for this testing have not been determined...
  33. doi request reprint Obesity, assisted reproductive technology, and early preterm birth--Florida, 2004-2006
    Erin K Sauber-Schatz
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop F62, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:886-96. 2012
    ..61, 95% CI: 1.12, 2.32) and obese (OR = 1.85, 95% CI: 1.18, 2.90) women. Differences in the associations between ART and early preterm birth by body mass index and plurality warrant further investigation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assisted reproductive technology surveillance - United States, 2004
    Victoria Clay Wright
    Division of Reproductive Health National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 56:1-22. 2007
    ..Multiple births are associated with increased risk for mothers and infants (e.g., pregnancy complications, premature delivery, low-birthweight infants, and long-term disability among infants)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of lubricants and a vaginal spermicide gel on the detection of prostate specific antigen, a biomarker of semen exposure, using a quantitative (Abbott ARCHITECT) assay
    Margaret C Snead
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and the Division of Scientific Resources, National Center for Emerging and Ζoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 89:134-8. 2014
    ..We investigated the in vitro effect of Gynol®, K-Y Jelly®, Replens®, Astroglide®, Carbopol, and Silicorel on quantitative detection of prostate specific antigen (PSA)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Assisted reproductive technology surveillance--United States, 2005
    Victoria C Wright
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-23. 2008
    ..g., pregnancy complications, premature delivery, low-birthweight infants, and long-term disability among infants). This report presents the most recent national data and state-specific results...
  37. ncbi request reprint Use of psychometric techniques in the analysis of epidemiologic data
    Samuel F Posner
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:344-50. 2003
    ..This article demonstrates techniques for developing reliable multi-item scales for analysis of complex public health data...
  38. doi request reprint Fertility treatments and multiple births in the United States
    Aniket D Kulkarni
    From the Women s Health and Fertility Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta A D K, D J J, D M K, M F G the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore H W J the Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk H W J the Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati M M and the Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI E Y A
    N Engl J Med 369:2218-25. 2013
    ..The advent of fertility treatments has led to an increase in the rate of multiple births in the United States. However, the trends in and magnitude of the contribution of fertility treatments to the increase are uncertain...
  39. ncbi request reprint Trends and correlates of good perinatal outcomes in assisted reproductive technology
    Nikhil Joshi
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:843-51. 2012
    ....
  40. pmc A higher degree of methylation of the HPV 16 E6 gene is associated with a lower likelihood of being diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Chandrika J Piyathilake
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Cancer 117:957-63. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Validation of 1,3-butadiene exposure estimates for workers at a synthetic rubber plant
    Nalini Sathiakumar
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Chem Biol Interact 166:29-43. 2007
    ..The estimates were developed without using historical measurement data and have not been validated previously...
  42. doi request reprint Lower risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women with high plasma folate and sufficient vitamin B12 in the post-folic acid fortification era
    Chandrika J Piyathilake
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1675 University Boulevard, Webb 326, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2:658-64. 2009
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Safe conception for HIV discordant couples through sperm-washing: experience and perceptions of patients in Milan, Italy
    Saswati Sunderam
    Social Scientist and Statistician, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 16:211-9. 2008
    ..They perceived assisted conception services to be a safe and effective alternative to spontaneous conception, and felt that society has a moral obligation to provide such services...
  44. doi request reprint Revival of the intrauterine device: increased insertions among US women with employer-sponsored insurance, 2002-2008
    Xin Xu
    National Center on Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Contraception 85:155-9. 2012
    ..Use of the intrauterine device (IUD) in the United States has recently increased. New evidence for women with employer-sponsored health insurance permits analysis of variation and trends in such use...
  45. doi request reprint Predictors of pregnancy and discontinuation of infertility services among women who received medical help to become pregnant, National Survey of Family Growth, 2002
    Sherry L Farr
    Division of Reproductive Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:988-97. 2009
    ..To determine demographic characteristics associated with pregnancy and, separately, discontinuation of infertility services when unsuccessful at achieving pregnancy, among a national sample of women who received infertility services...
  46. ncbi request reprint Presenting the female condom to men: a dyadic analysis of effect of the woman's approach
    Ana Penman-Aguilar
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Women Health 35:37-51. 2002
    ..Initial male partner reaction did not predict continued use beyond the first trial. In conclusion, employment of multiple strategies facilitates successful introduction of the female condom into a sexual partnership...
  47. ncbi request reprint Linking birth and infant death records with assisted reproductive technology data: Massachusetts, 1997-1998
    Saswati Sunderam
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:115-25. 2006
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Infertility services reported by men in the United States: national survey data
    John E Anderson
    Division of Reproductive Health, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:2466-70. 2009
    ..To describe the extent to which men report they or their partners had made use of infertility services, what services and conditions were reported, and what factors were associated with their use of services...
  49. doi request reprint Contraceptive sterilization use among married men in the United States: results from the male sample of the National Survey of Family Growth
    John E Anderson
    Women s Health and Fertility Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Contraception 82:230-5. 2010
    ..Surgical sterilization has many advantages. Previous information on prevalence and correlates was based on surveys of women...
  50. ncbi request reprint Perinatal outcome among singleton infants conceived through assisted reproductive technology in the United States
    Laura A Schieve
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:1144-53. 2004
    ..To examine perinatal outcome among singleton infants conceived with assisted reproductive technology (ART) in the United States...
  51. ncbi request reprint Predictors of difficulty inserting the female condom
    Lynn Artz
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Contraception 65:151-7. 2002
    ..Women who had initial difficulty inserting the female condom had a different profile from those who refused and can benefit from intensive skills training that includes supervised self-insertion practice...
  52. doi request reprint Male circumcision and risk of HIV infection among heterosexual African American men attending Baltimore sexually transmitted disease clinics
    Lee Warner
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Infect Dis 199:59-65. 2009
    ..Male circumcision has received international attention as an intervention for reducing HIV infection among high-risk heterosexual men; however, few US studies have evaluated its association with the risk of HIV infection...
  53. ncbi request reprint Assisted reproductive technology surveillance--United States, 2003
    Victoria Clay Wright
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:1-22. 2006
    ..Multiple births are associated with increased risk for mothers and infants (e.g., pregnancy complications, premature delivery, low-birthweight infants, and long-term disability among infants)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Condom effectiveness for reducing transmission of gonorrhea and chlamydia: the importance of assessing partner infection status
    Lee Warner
    National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:242-51. 2004
    ..73). Restricting analyses to participants with known exposure to infected partners provides a feasible and efficient mechanism for reducing confounding from differential exposure to infected partners in condom effectiveness studies...
  55. ncbi request reprint Condom use around the globe: how can we fulfil the prevention potential of male condoms?
    Lee Warner
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341 USA
    Sex Health 9:4-9. 2012
    ..This review explores various challenges and opportunities to fully realizing the prevention potential for condoms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of declining community prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection using sentinel surveillance
    Laura H Bachmann
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:20-4. 2003
    ..Detection of prevalent infection through increased testing could mask timely detection of the impact of screening programs on community prevalence...
  57. ncbi request reprint Lower red blood cell folate enhances the HPV-16-associated risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Chandrika J Piyathilake
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Nutrition 23:203-10. 2007
    ..In the present study conducted in the same study population, we tested whether circulating folate concentrations modify the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) > or =2 associated with specific types of HR-HPV...
  58. ncbi request reprint Trends in multiple births conceived using assisted reproductive technology, United States, 1997-2000
    Meredith A Reynolds
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1159-62. 2003
    ..To examine trends in multiple births conceived using assisted reproductive technology (ART) in the United States between 1997 and 2000 and to estimate the proportion of all US multiple births attributable to ART use...
  59. ncbi request reprint An intervention to promote the female condom to sexually transmitted disease clinic patients
    Lynn Artz
    University of Alabama Birmingham, USA
    Behav Modif 29:318-69. 2005
    ..Most elements of the intervention could be replicated in settings other than STD clinics and delivered by persons other than nurse clinicians...
  60. ncbi request reprint Chemical exposures in the synthetic rubber industry and lymphohematopoietic cancer mortality
    John J Graff
    Department of Family Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:916-32. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the association between exposure to several chemicals and mortality from lymphohematopoietic cancer (LHC) among 16,579 synthetic rubber industry workers who were followed up from 1943 to 1998...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of female and male condoms in preventing exposure to semen during vaginal intercourse: a randomized trial
    Loren W Galvao
    Population Council, Campinas, 13083 745, Brazil
    Contraception 71:130-6. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint [Association between low-dose oral contraceptive use and stroke in Chinese women]
    Ying Li
    Jiangsu Family Planning Research Institute, Nanjing 210036, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 82:1013-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the association between low-dose combined oral contraceptive (COC) widely distributed in China and the risk of hemorrhagic stroke so as to decrease the adverse reaction of COC...