Cynthia L Ogden

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and trends in body mass index among US children and adolescents, 1999-2010
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    JAMA 307:483-90. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States, 1999-2004
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 295:1549-55. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of obesity
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Gastroenterology 132:2087-102. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Fetal growth and childhood cholesterol levels in the United States
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:5-11. 2008
  5. doi request reprint High body mass index for age among US children and adolescents, 2003-2006
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    JAMA 299:2401-5. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of high body mass index in US children and adolescents, 2007-2008
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 303:242-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic trends in overweight and obesity
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 32:741-60, vii. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in weight management behavior by weight perception status
    Rashida R Dorsey
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:244-50. 2010
  9. pmc High adiposity and high body mass index-for-age in US children and adolescents overall and by race-ethnic group
    Katherine M Flegal
    Centers for Disease Control Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1020-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Skinfolds and coronary heart disease risk factors are more strongly associated with BMI than with the body adiposity index
    David S Freedman
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E64-70. 2013

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Publications42

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and trends in body mass index among US children and adolescents, 1999-2010
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    JAMA 307:483-90. 2012
    ..The prevalence of childhood obesity increased in the 1980s and 1990s but there were no significant changes in prevalence between 1999-2000 and 2007-2008 in the United States...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States, 1999-2004
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 295:1549-55. 2006
    ..The prevalence of overweight in children and adolescents and obesity in adults in the United States has increased over several decades...
  3. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of obesity
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Gastroenterology 132:2087-102. 2007
    ..Many studies of dietary and behavioral treatments, however, have shown that maintenance of weight loss is difficult. The social and economic costs of obesity and of attempts to prevent or to treat obesity are high...
  4. doi request reprint Fetal growth and childhood cholesterol levels in the United States
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:5-11. 2008
    ..3, P = 0.33). These data indicate a possible association between reduced fetal growth, represented by birthweight adjusted for gestational age, and increased cholesterol levels in early childhood...
  5. doi request reprint High body mass index for age among US children and adolescents, 2003-2006
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    JAMA 299:2401-5. 2008
    ..The prevalence of overweight among US children and adolescents increased between 1980 and 2004...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of high body mass index in US children and adolescents, 2007-2008
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 303:242-9. 2010
    ..The prevalence of high body mass index (BMI) among children and adolescents in the United States appeared to plateau between 1999 and 2006...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic trends in overweight and obesity
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 32:741-60, vii. 2003
    ..The causes of obesity are poorly understood, and both the prevention and the treatment of obesity are difficult. In this context, the ability to track epidemiologic trends in overweight and obesity is important...
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in weight management behavior by weight perception status
    Rashida R Dorsey
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:244-50. 2010
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in the relationship between weight perception and weight management behaviors among overweight and obese adults...
  9. pmc High adiposity and high body mass index-for-age in US children and adolescents overall and by race-ethnic group
    Katherine M Flegal
    Centers for Disease Control Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1020-6. 2010
    ..Body mass index (BMI)-for-age has been recommended as a screening test for excess adiposity in children and adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint Skinfolds and coronary heart disease risk factors are more strongly associated with BMI than with the body adiposity index
    David S Freedman
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E64-70. 2013
    ..We examined whether BAI was more strongly related, than was BMI and waist circumference, to skinfold thicknesses and levels of various risk factors for coronary heart disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends in overweight among US children and adolescents, 1999-2000
    Cynthia L Ogden
    Division of Health Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6525 Belcrest Rd, Room 900, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 288:1728-32. 2002
    ..The prevalence of overweight among children in the United States increased between 1976-1980 and 1988-1994, but estimates for the current decade are unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of childhood and adult obesity in the United States, 2011-2012
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland
    JAMA 311:806-14. 2014
    ..More than one-third of adults and 17% of youth in the United States are obese, although the prevalence remained stable between 2003-2004 and 2009-2010...
  13. doi request reprint Prescription medication use among normal weight, overweight, and obese adults, United States, 2005-2008
    Brian K Kit
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:112-9. 2012
    ..We sought to describe differences between normal weight, overweight, and obese adults in use of specific prescription medication classes...
  14. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and trends in the distribution of body mass index among US adults, 1999-2010
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Rd, Room 4315, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 307:491-7. 2012
    ..Between 1980 and 1999, the prevalence of adult obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥30) increased in the United States and the distribution of BMI changed. More recent data suggested a slowing or leveling off of these trends...
  15. ncbi request reprint Characterizing extreme values of body mass index-for-age by using the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1314-20. 2009
    ..The 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts included lambda-mu-sigma (LMS) parameters intended to calculate smoothed percentiles from only the 3rd to the 97th percentile...
  16. doi request reprint The 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts: several insights after 8 years
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 65:181-93; discussion 193-5. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Association of body fat percentage with lipid concentrations in children and adolescents: United States, 1999-2004
    Molly M Lamb
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:877-83. 2011
    ..BMI, which is an indirect measure of body fat, may inadequately represent the biological effect of body fat percentage on lipid concentrations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity among US children, adolescents, and adults, 1999-2002
    Allison A Hedley
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    JAMA 291:2847-50. 2004
    ..The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased markedly in the last 2 decades in the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2000
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, 6525 Belcrest Rd, Room 900, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 288:1723-7. 2002
    ..The prevalence of obesity and overweight increased in the United States between 1978 and 1991. More recent reports have suggested continued increases but are based on self-reported data...
  20. doi request reprint The abilities of body mass index and skinfold thicknesses to identify children with low or elevated levels of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry-determined body fatness
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Pediatr 163:160-6.e1. 2013
    ..To examine the accuracies of body mass index (BMI) and skinfold thicknesses in classifying the body fatness of 7365 8- to 19-year-old subjects in a national sample...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of trimming weight-for-height data on growth-chart percentiles
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1051-5. 2012
    ..Before estimating smoothed percentiles of weight-for-height and BMI-for-age to construct the WHO growth charts, WHO excluded observations that were considered to represent unhealthy weights for height...
  22. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in weight perception
    Rashida R Dorsey
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:790-5. 2009
    ..Addressing the issue of weight misperception may help address the problem of obesity in the United States by increasing awareness of healthy weight levels, which may subsequently have an impact on weight-related behavior change...
  23. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in secular trends for childhood BMI, weight, and height
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:301-8. 2006
    ..The prevalence of childhood overweight in the United States has markedly increased over the last 30 years. We examined differences in the secular trends for BMI, weight, and height among white, black, and Mexican-American children...
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2008
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Rd, Room 4315, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 303:235-41. 2010
    ..The prevalence of obesity increased in the United States between 1976-1980 and 1988-1994 and again between 1988-1994 and 1999-2000...
  25. doi request reprint Physical activity and screen-time viewing among elementary school-aged children in the United States from 2009 to 2010
    Tala H I Fakhouri
    Divisionof Health and NutritionExamination Surveys, NationalCenter for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Conntol and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:223-9. 2013
    ..The prevalence of sedentary behavior was higher in older children. Low levels of screen-time viewing may not necessarily predict higher levels of physical activity...
  26. pmc Childhood overweight and family income
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 9:26. 2007
    ..To examine the relation of family income, expressed relative to the poverty threshold, to the prevalence of childhood overweight, and to determine whether the association differs by race/ethnicity and time period...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends in overweight in Mexican-american adults and children
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:S144-8. 2004
    ..The Mexican-American population in the United States, both children and adults, is showing trends in overweight and obesity over time that are similar to those seen in other segments of the U.S. population and indeed in many countries...
  28. pmc Childhood obesity: are we all speaking the same language?
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Adv Nutr 2:159S-66S. 2011
    ..Despite their limitations, BMI-based definitions of overweight and obesity provide working practical definitions that are valuable for general public health surveillance and screening...
  29. ncbi request reprint Childhood overweight prevalence in the United States: the impact of parent-reported height and weight
    Lara J Akinbami
    Infant, Child and Women s Health Statistics Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1574-80. 2009
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  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Seafood consumption and blood mercury concentrations in adults aged ≥20 y, 2007-2010
    Samara Joy Nielsen
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, Hyattsville, MD SJN, BKK, YA, and CLO, and the US Public Health Service, Rockville, MD BKK
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:1066-70. 2014
    ..Seafood is part of a healthy diet, but seafood can also contain methyl mercury-a neurotoxin...
  32. doi request reprint Trends in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among youth and adults in the United States: 1999-2010
    Brian K Kit
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:180-8. 2013
    ..Reducing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption is a recommended strategy to promote optimal health...
  33. doi request reprint Trends in preventive asthma medication use among children and adolescents, 1988-2008
    Brian K Kit
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 129:62-9. 2012
    ..To examine trends in preventive asthma medication (PAM) use among children with current asthma in the United States from 1988 to 2008...
  34. ncbi request reprint Overweight in children: definitions and interpretation
    Katherine M Flegal
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:755-60. 2006
    ..The definitions of overweight generally used are working definitions that are valuable for general public health surveillance, screening and similar purposes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Defining overweight in children using growth charts
    Cynthia L Ogden
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Md Med 5:19-21. 2004
    ..The 2000 CDC growth charts provide a growth reference, not a prescriptive standard, for U.S. children...
  36. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and body fatness in childhood
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention K 26, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 8:618-23. 2005
    ..This review covers the measurement and classification of overweight and obesity, the expression of body composition data, and the relation of body mass index to adiposity...
  37. ncbi request reprint The prediction of body fatness by BMI and skinfold thicknesses among children and adolescents
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention K 26, Atlanta, Georgia
    Ann Hum Biol 34:183-94. 2007
    ..It has been suggested that skinfold thicknesses be measured among overweight children to confirm the presence of excess adiposity...
  38. doi request reprint Comparison of the prevalence of shortness, underweight, and overweight among US children aged 0 to 59 months by using the CDC 2000 and the WHO 2006 growth charts
    Zuguo Mei
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Pediatr 153:622-8. 2008
    ..These comparisons are undertaken with 2 sets of cutoff values...
  39. ncbi 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2000 growth charts for the United States: improvements to the 1977 National Center for Health Statistics version
    Cynthia L Ogden
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 109:45-60. 2002
    ..To present a clinical version of the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts and to compare them with the previous version, the 1977 National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) growth charts...
  41. ncbi request reprint The relationship between healthful eating practices and dental caries in children aged 2-5 years in the United States, 1988-1994
    Bruce A Dye
    Analysis Branch, Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:55-66. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between caries in primary teeth and healthful eating practices in young children...
  42. doi request reprint The relationship between birth weight and growth with caries development in young children remains uncertain
    Bruce A Dye
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 4416, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 11:156-9. 2011