Emeka Oraka

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in current asthma and emergency department visits: findings from the National Health Interview Survey, 2001-2010
    Emeka Oraka
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Asthma 50:488-96. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Asthma prevalence among US elderly by age groups: age still matters
    Emeka Oraka
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
    J Asthma 49:593-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Asthma and serious psychological distress: prevalence and risk factors among US adults, 2001-2007
    Emeka Oraka
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Chest 137:609-16. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Association between birthplace and current asthma: the role of environment and acculturation
    Shahed Iqbal
    Shahed Iqbal, Emeka Oraka, and Ginger L Chew are with the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, and W Dana Flanders is with the Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA W Dana Flanders is also with the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta
    Am J Public Health 104:S175-82. 2014

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in current asthma and emergency department visits: findings from the National Health Interview Survey, 2001-2010
    Emeka Oraka
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Asthma 50:488-96. 2013
    ..Racial/ethnic disparities in current asthma prevalence and medical care are a major public health concern. We examined the differences in asthma prevalence and morbidity among major racial/ethnic populations in the US...
  2. doi request reprint Asthma prevalence among US elderly by age groups: age still matters
    Emeka Oraka
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
    J Asthma 49:593-9. 2012
    ..This study analyzed the association between increasing age and asthma prevalence among age groups within the US elderly population...
  3. doi request reprint Asthma and serious psychological distress: prevalence and risk factors among US adults, 2001-2007
    Emeka Oraka
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Chest 137:609-16. 2010
    ..This study estimated the prevalence and risk factors for serious psychological distress (SPD) and explored their relationship to health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among adults with asthma in the United States...
  4. doi request reprint Association between birthplace and current asthma: the role of environment and acculturation
    Shahed Iqbal
    Shahed Iqbal, Emeka Oraka, and Ginger L Chew are with the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, and W Dana Flanders is with the Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA W Dana Flanders is also with the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta
    Am J Public Health 104:S175-82. 2014
    ..Among other contributing factors, changes in environment and acculturation may explain some of the differences in asthma prevalence. ..