David E Nelson

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reducing information pollution in the Internet age
    David E Nelson
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A03. 2007
  2. pmc Trends in perceived cost as a barrier to medical care, 1991-1996
    D E Nelson
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1410-3. 1999
  3. pmc State trends in uninsurance among individuals aged 18 to 64 years: United States, 1992-2001
    David E Nelson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mail stop K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1992-7. 2004
  4. pmc Metropolitan-area estimates of binge drinking in the United States
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:663-71. 2004
  5. pmc A comparison of national estimates from the National Health Interview Survey and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    David E Nelson
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1335-41. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A national surveillance system for tracking tobacco news stories
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:79-85. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening estimates for U.S. metropolitan areas
    David E Nelson
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:301-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Reporter sex and newspaper coverage of the adverse health effects of hormone therapy
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Women Health 45:1-15. 2007
  9. pmc Use of consumer survey data to target cessation messages to smokers through mass media
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mail stop K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:536-42. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Successfully maintaining program funding during trying times: lessons from tobacco control programs in five states
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:612-20. 2007

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc Reducing information pollution in the Internet age
    David E Nelson
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A03. 2007
  2. pmc Trends in perceived cost as a barrier to medical care, 1991-1996
    D E Nelson
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1410-3. 1999
    ..This study examined trends in perceived cost as a barrier to medical care...
  3. pmc State trends in uninsurance among individuals aged 18 to 64 years: United States, 1992-2001
    David E Nelson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mail stop K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1992-7. 2004
    ..We analyzed state-specific uninsurance trends among US adults aged 18 to 64 years...
  4. pmc Metropolitan-area estimates of binge drinking in the United States
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:663-71. 2004
    ..We estimated adult binge drinking prevalence in US metropolitan areas...
  5. pmc A comparison of national estimates from the National Health Interview Survey and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    David E Nelson
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1335-41. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare national estimates from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)...
  6. ncbi request reprint A national surveillance system for tracking tobacco news stories
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:79-85. 2007
    ..Two of the major goals of tobacco prevention and control activities are to change social norms and influence policy. The news media can play an important role for achieving both goals...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening estimates for U.S. metropolitan areas
    David E Nelson
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:301-9. 2003
    ..To provide estimates of breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening for metropolitan areas in the United States...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reporter sex and newspaper coverage of the adverse health effects of hormone therapy
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Women Health 45:1-15. 2007
    ..30.8%, p = 0.002). Female reporters were also much more likely to use women in the public as sources in HT-related articles (33.9% vs. 10.0%, p = 0.039). Reporter sex may play a role in the selection and content of health news articles...
  9. pmc Use of consumer survey data to target cessation messages to smokers through mass media
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mail stop K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:536-42. 2008
    ..We identified the mass media channels that reach the most cigarette smokers in an attempt to more effectively target smoking cessation messages...
  10. ncbi request reprint Successfully maintaining program funding during trying times: lessons from tobacco control programs in five states
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:612-20. 2007
    ..The sustainability framework and lessons learned may provide valuable insights for other public health programs facing funding threats...
  11. pmc Long-term trends in adolescent and young adult smoking in the United States: metapatterns and implications
    David E Nelson
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Emerging Investigation and Analytic Methods Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 67, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:905-15. 2008
    ..We sought to describe long-term adolescent and young adult smoking trends and patterns...
  12. pmc What people really know about their health insurance: a comparison of information obtained from individuals and their insurers
    D E Nelson
    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
    Am J Public Health 90:924-8. 2000
    ..This study determined the validity of self-reported data on selected health insurance characteristics...
  13. doi request reprint State alcohol-use estimates among youth and adults, 1993-2005
    David E Nelson
    Alcohol Team, Emerging Investigations and Analytic Methods Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:218-24. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the correlation of alcohol-use behaviors among youth with those of adults at a population level...
  14. ncbi request reprint Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to provide nationally representative estimates for health-related uses of the Internet, level of trust in health information sources, and preferences for cancer information sources...
  15. ncbi request reprint State trends in health risk factors and receipt of clinical preventive services among US adults during the 1990s
    David E Nelson
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7365, EPN 4068, Bethesda, MD 20892 7365, USA
    JAMA 287:2659-67. 2002
    ..There may be important state trends that are obscured by national data...
  16. doi request reprint Driving after binge drinking
    Timothy S Naimi
    Alcohol Team, Emerging Investigations and Analytic Methods Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:314-20. 2009
    ..Although binge drinking is strongly associated with alcohol-impaired driving, little is known about the prevalence of or risk factors for driving after binge drinking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are smokers only using cigarettes? Exploring current polytobacco use among an adult population
    Jennifer M Bombard
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    Addict Behav 32:2411-9. 2007
    ..Polytobacco use (the concurrent use of cigarettes and one or more other tobacco product[s]), may present additional health risks and make cessation more difficult...
  18. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and trends in disparities in 4 major risk factors for cardiovascular disease among US adults, 1971-2002
    Sanjat Kanjilal
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2348-55. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine 31-year trends in CVD risk factors by annual income and educational levels among US adults...
  19. doi request reprint US state alcohol sales compared to survey data, 1993-2006
    David E Nelson
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Center for Cancer Training, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7105, USA
    Addiction 105:1589-96. 2010
    ..Assess long-term trends of the correlation between alcohol sales data and survey data...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking status and the association between media use and overweight and obesity
    Michelle M Yore
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:795-802. 2007
    ..4, 95% CI: 1.0, 1.9). Media use was associated with overweight and obesity and modified by cigarette smoking. Cigarette smoking should be evaluated as an effect modifier in studies of media use and obesity...
  21. pmc Alcohol-attributable cancer deaths and years of potential life lost in the United States
    David E Nelson
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7105, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:641-8. 2013
    ..Our goal was to provide current estimates of alcohol-attributable cancer mortality and years of potential life lost (YPLL) in the United States...
  22. doi request reprint News media outreach and newspaper coverage of tobacco control
    Linda L Pederson
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:642-7. 2012
    ..Little is known about the impact of media outreach on news media coverage of tobacco control...
  23. pmc Impact of a new gender-specific definition for binge drinking on prevalence estimates for women
    Pollyanna R Chavez
    Alcohol Program, Emerging Investigations and Analytic Methods Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:468-71. 2011
    ..S. each year. In 2006, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) lowered the threshold for defining binge drinking among women from ≥5 drinks to ≥4 drinks per occasion, in accordance with national recommendations...
  24. doi request reprint The intensity of binge alcohol consumption among U.S. adults
    Timothy S Naimi
    Alcohol Team, Emerging Investigations and Analytic Methods Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:201-7. 2010
    ..Although studies show a strong dose-response relationship between the intensity of binge drinking (i.e., the number of drinks consumed per binge episode) and adverse outcomes, there are no population-based studies assessing this measure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Literature review and summary of perceptions, attitudes, beliefs, and marketing of potentially reduced exposure products: communication implications
    Linda L Pederson
    Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:525-34. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Examination of population-wide trends in barriers to cancer screening from a diffusion of innovation perspective (1987-2000)
    Lila J Finney Rutten
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, and Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Prev Med 38:258-68. 2004
    ..Barriers to cancer screening may change over time as screening becomes more widespread...
  27. ncbi request reprint The Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS): development, design, and dissemination
    David E Nelson
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7365, USA
    J Health Commun 9:443-60; discussion 81-4. 2004
    ....
  28. pmc Differences in patterns of alcohol consumption among Hispanics in the United States, by survey language preference, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2005
    William S Pearson
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A53. 2009
    ..We examined the association between language chosen for a national health survey and alcohol use among Hispanic adults...
  29. pmc Trends in smokeless tobacco use among adults and adolescents in the United States
    David E Nelson
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevemtion, Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:897-905. 2006
    ..Smokeless tobacco has many adverse health effects. We analyzed long-term national trends in smokeless tobacco use...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diabetes trends in the U.S.: 1990-1998
    A H Mokdad
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:1278-83. 2000
    ..To examine trends in diabetes prevalence in the U.S...
  31. pmc Evaluating postgraduate public health and biomedical training program outcomes: : lost opportunities and renewed interest
    Jessica Faupel-Badger
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:18-26. 2013
    ..Suggestions for increasing interest in conducting and reporting evaluation studies of these structured postgraduate training programs are provided...
  32. ncbi request reprint Physician advice about smoking and drinking: are U.S. adults being informed?
    Clark H Denny
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:71-4. 2003
    ..S. adults. This information is useful for clinicians and public health professionals...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reactions of young adult smokers to warning labels on cigarette packages
    Michelle O'Hegarty
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:467-73. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine how U.S. smokers and former smokers might respond to stronger and more graphic warnings for U.S. cigarettes packages...
  34. ncbi request reprint Consumer/provider communication research: directions for development
    Gary L Kreps
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, EPN 4084, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892 7326, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 50:3-4. 2003
    ....
  35. pmc Expanding cancer prevention education to national and international audiences: the National Cancer Institute's Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control annual summer course
    Jessica M Faupel-Badger
    National Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Bethesda, MD 20892 7105, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:619-25. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of household firearms and firearm-storage practices in the 50 states and the District of Columbia: findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002
    Catherine A Okoro
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e370-6. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence of household firearms and firearm-storage practices in the 50 states and the District of Columbia and estimate the number of children exposed to unsafe storage practices...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of measures from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
    D E Nelson
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Soz Praventivmed 46:S3-42. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Most questions on the core BRFSS instrument were at least moderately reliable and valid, and many were highly reliable and valid. Additional research is needed for some measures...
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessment of source and type of alcohol consumed by high school students: analyses from four States
    Jennifer L Cremeens
    From the Department of Health Science JLC, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Alcohol Team, Division of Adult and Community Health JLC, DEN, RDB and Division of Cancer Prevention and Control JWM, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    J Addict Med 3:204-10. 2009
    ..This study provides population-based estimates of the source and type of alcohol usually consumed by high school students in 4 states and assessed their relationship to drinking patterns...
  39. ncbi request reprint Validation of self-reported chronic conditions and health services in a managed care population
    L M Martin
    Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Human Resources, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:215-8. 2000
    ..Self-reported data are commonly used to estimate the prevalence of health conditions and the use of preventive health services in the population, but the validity of such data is often questioned...
  40. ncbi request reprint Did news reporters get it right? Translation of the 2002 hormone study findings
    Mary K Canales
    Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Cancer Education Grants Department, Bemidji, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:61-8. 2008
    ....
  41. pmc Average household exposure to newspaper coverage about the harmful effects of hormone therapy and population-based declines in hormone therapy use
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:68-73. 2007
    ..The news media facilitated the rapid dissemination of the findings from the estrogen plus progestin therapy arm of the Women's Health Initiative (EPT-WHI)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dissemination of physical activity evidence, programs, policies, and surveillance in the international public health arena
    Adrian E Bauman
    Centre for Physical Activity and Health, Sydney University, Sydney New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 31:S57-65. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint State tobacco counteradvertising and adolescents
    David E Nelson
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:685-7. 2005
  44. pmc Changes in newspaper coverage about hormone therapy with the release of new medical evidence
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:304-9. 2006
    ..Differential coverage by lay newspapers may have contributed to the differential impact...
  45. doi request reprint Translation of the 2002 hormone study findings
    Erica S Breslau
    Am J Prev Med 34:451. 2008