Mercy Mvundura

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Health care utilization and expenditures for privately and publicly insured children with sickle cell disease in the United States
    Mercy Mvundura
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:642-6. 2009
  2. doi Family history as a risk factor for early-onset stroke/transient ischemic attack among adults in the United States
    Mercy Mvundura
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Genomics 13:13-20. 2010
  3. doi Sickle cell disease-related pediatric medical expenditures in the U.S
    Djesika D Amendah
    Division of Blood Disorders, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:S550-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi Health care utilization and expenditures for privately and publicly insured children with sickle cell disease in the United States
    Mercy Mvundura
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:642-6. 2009
    ..There are no current national estimates on health care utilization and expenditures for US children with sickle cell disease (SCD)...
  2. doi Family history as a risk factor for early-onset stroke/transient ischemic attack among adults in the United States
    Mercy Mvundura
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Genomics 13:13-20. 2010
    ..We tested the association between familial risk for stroke and prevalence of the disease among US adults and assessed the use of family history of stroke as a risk assessment tool for the disease...
  3. doi Sickle cell disease-related pediatric medical expenditures in the U.S
    Djesika D Amendah
    Division of Blood Disorders, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:S550-6. 2010
    ..Although it is known that people with sickle cell disease (SCD) have relatively high utilization of medical care, most previous estimates of SCD-attributable expenditures have been limited to either inpatient care or single-state data...