J D Parker

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methodologic implications of allocating multiple-race data to single-race categories
    Jennifer D Parker
    Division of Health Utilization and Analysis, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:203-15. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Linkage of the US National Health Interview Survey to air monitoring data: an evaluation of different strategies
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Environ Res 106:384-92. 2008
  3. pmc The International Collaboration on Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes: initial results
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1023-8. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and birth weight among term infants in California
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 115:121-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation for national public-use datasets and its possible application for gestational age in United States Natality files
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:97-105. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Influences of study design and location on the relationship between particulate matter air pollution and birthweight
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:214-27. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Preterm birth after the Utah Valley Steel Mill closure: a natural experiment
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Epidemiology 19:820-3. 2008
  8. pmc Air pollution and childhood respiratory allergies in the United States
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:140-7. 2009
  9. pmc Invited commentary: Crossing curves--it's time to focus on gestational age-specific mortality
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:798-801. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The use of covariates to identify records with implausible gestational ages using the birthweight distribution
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782 2003, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:424-32. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Methodologic implications of allocating multiple-race data to single-race categories
    Jennifer D Parker
    Division of Health Utilization and Analysis, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:203-15. 2002
    ..To illustrate methods for comparing race data collected under the 1977 Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directive, known as OMB-15, with race data collected under the revised 1997 OMB standard...
  2. ncbi request reprint Linkage of the US National Health Interview Survey to air monitoring data: an evaluation of different strategies
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Environ Res 106:384-92. 2008
    ..With the current monitoring data system, the study sample is substantially reduced when linkage to multiple pollutants is performed...
  3. pmc The International Collaboration on Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes: initial results
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1023-8. 2011
    ..The findings of prior studies of air pollution effects on adverse birth outcomes are difficult to synthesize because of differences in study design...
  4. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and birth weight among term infants in California
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 115:121-8. 2005
    ..To examine associations between birth weight and air pollution among full-term infants in California...
  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation for national public-use datasets and its possible application for gestational age in United States Natality files
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:97-105. 2007
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  6. doi request reprint Influences of study design and location on the relationship between particulate matter air pollution and birthweight
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:214-27. 2008
    ..The association between coarse particle exposure and birthweight appeared robust, if small; fine particles had no overall association with birthweight...
  7. doi request reprint Preterm birth after the Utah Valley Steel Mill closure: a natural experiment
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Epidemiology 19:820-3. 2008
    ..So-called natural experiments ease concerns over confounding and exposure misclassification, concerns that are common in studies of air pollution and pregnancy outcome...
  8. pmc Air pollution and childhood respiratory allergies in the United States
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:140-7. 2009
    ..Childhood respiratory allergies, which contribute to missed school days and other activity limitations, have increased in recent years, possibly due to environmental factors...
  9. pmc Invited commentary: Crossing curves--it's time to focus on gestational age-specific mortality
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:798-801. 2009
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  10. doi request reprint The use of covariates to identify records with implausible gestational ages using the birthweight distribution
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782 2003, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:424-32. 2010
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  11. pmc Bridging between two standards for collecting information on race and ethnicity: an application to Census 2000 and vital rates
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis, Epidemiology, and Health Promotion, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Rd, Rm 6415, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:192-205. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Variation in hospital discharges for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions among children
    J D Parker
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 106:942-8. 2000
    ..However, few studies of ACSC have focused on children. We estimated national hospitalization rates for ACSC among children and examined the behavior of the index between subgroups of children...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of recent trends in infant mortality among twins and singletons
    J D Parker
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:12-8. 2001
    ..Factors and circumstances that contributed to the infant mortality decline in the United States have benefited twins to a greater extent than singletons...
  14. ncbi request reprint Implications of cleaning gestational age data
    Jennifer D Parker
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:181-7. 2002
    ..Systematic comparisons between results of different studies will need to consider the data modifications used, the populations affected, and the outcomes assessed when drawing conclusions...
  15. pmc The correspondence between interracial births and multiple-race reporting
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis, Epidemiology, and Health Promotion, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1976-81. 2002
    ..We examined the hypothesis that multiple-race reporting is associated with interracial births by comparing parental race reported on birth certificates with reported race in a national health survey...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mind the gap: bridge methods to allocate multiple-race mothers in trend analyses of birth certificate data
    Katherine E Heck
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:65-70. 2003
    ..To examine the effects of proposed methods of redistributing multiple-race mothers to single-race categories when computing trend data from birth certificates...
  17. pmc Multiple-race mortality data for California, 2000-2001
    Katherine E Heck
    Office of Analysis, Epidemiology, and Health Promotion, National Center for Health Statistics, Maternal and Child Health Branch, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:187-91. 2004
    ..To examine mortality rates and quality of race reporting for multiple-race individuals in California using the new multiple-race data available on the death certificate...
  18. ncbi request reprint Multiple-race mothers on the California birth certificate, 2000
    K E Heck
    National Center for Health Statistics, Sacramento, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:626-32. 2001
    ..This analysis reports selected demographic characteristics and birth outcomes for multiple-race mothers, using California birth certificate data for 2000...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relationships between air pollution and preterm birth in California
    Mary Huynh
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:454-61. 2006
    ..95 to 1.00). Maternal exposure to PM(2.5), but not CO, is associated with preterm birth. This analysis did not show differences by timing of exposure, although more detailed examination may be needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Multiple race reporting for children in a national health survey
    J D Parker
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ethn Dis 10:262-74. 2000
    ..Sociodemographic variables were not associated with child's reported race among interracial families. These findings indicate that generalizations about multiple race children for research or policy purposes will be problematic...
  21. ncbi request reprint Contribution of excess weight gain during pregnancy and macrosomia to the cesarean delivery rate, 1990-2000
    Julia C Rhodes
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1181-5. 2003
    ..To explore whether this increase is associated with excess weight gain during pregnancy, resulting in macrosomic infants who require cesarean delivery, we examined trends in excess weight gain, macrosomia, and cesarean delivery...
  22. doi request reprint The association between childhood asthma prevalence and monitored air pollutants in metropolitan areas, United States, 2001-2004
    Lara J Akinbami
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Environ Res 110:294-301. 2010
    ..We sought to assess the association between chronic outdoor air pollution exposure, as measured by 12-month averages by county, and asthma among children in metropolitan areas across the nation...
  23. doi request reprint Trends in US sex ratio by plurality, gestational age and race/ethnicity
    Amy M Branum
    Infant, Child and Women s Health Statistics Branch, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782 2003, USA
    Hum Reprod 24:2936-44. 2009
    ..Concurrent changes in the childbearing population may have influenced the sex ratio, including increases in multiple births, improvements in perinatal survival and increased Hispanic births...
  24. ncbi request reprint Excessive maternal weight gain patterns in adolescents
    Lajeana D Howie
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1653-7. 2003
    ..Adolescents are at high risk of gaining an excessive amount of weight during pregnancy and should be monitored during pregnancy by dietetics professionals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Contextual effect of income inequality on birth outcomes
    Mary Huynh
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Rm 6112, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:888-95. 2005
    ..In this analysis, we examined the relationship between income inequality and preterm birth (PTB) and post-neonatal mortality (PNM) to explore two potential mechanisms-the proposed psychosocial stress and neo-material pathways...
  26. ncbi request reprint From single-race reporting to multiple-race reporting: using imputation methods to bridge the transition
    Nathaniel Schenker
    Office of Research and Methodology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Stat Med 22:1571-87. 2003
    ..Thus, caution should be exercised if an imputation model fitted to data from one time period is to be applied to data from another time period. Published in 2003 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd...
  27. pmc The role of reported primary race on health measures for multiple race respondents in the National Health Interview Survey
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Rd, Rm 6107, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:160-8. 2006
    ..This report compares selected health and demographic measures by the response to the primary race question and compares estimates for specific primary race groups to corresponding estimates for single race groups...
  28. ncbi request reprint The association between community context and mortality among Mexican-American infants
    A M Jenny
    Infant and Child Health Studies Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:722-31. 2001
    ..Exposure to the Mexican culture may reinforce healthy behaviors that Mexican-American women may lose through acculturation...
  29. doi request reprint Air pollution exposure and self-reported cardiovascular disease
    Derek Johnson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Environ Res 109:582-9. 2009
    ..This study examined the relationship between PM2.5 and the prevalence of self-reported hypertension and heart disease using data from a large nation-wide survey...
  30. ncbi request reprint Parental employment, family structure, and child's health insurance
    A Rolett
    Division of Health Utilization and Analysis, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:306-13. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Employer-sponsored health insurance coverage for children is extremely variable, depending on employment characteristics and marital status of the parents...
  31. pmc Disparities in exposure to air pollution during pregnancy
    Tracey J Woodruff
    National Center for Environmental Economics, U S Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:942-6. 2003
    ..96; 95% CI, 0.86-1.07) in a county with high air pollution. Additional risk of residing in areas with poor air quality may exacerbate health problems of infants and children already at increased risk for poor health...
  32. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking as a confounder in studies of air pollution and infant mortality
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Epidemiology 17:592-3. 2006
  33. pmc Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) air pollution and selected causes of postneonatal infant mortality in California
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, U S Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:786-90. 2006
    ..82 (95% CI, 0.55-1.23) for SIDS, and 0.83 (95% CI, 0.50-1.39) for external causes. The California findings add further evidence of a PM air pollution effect on respiratory-related postneonatal infant mortality...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparing exposure metrics in the relationship between PM2.5 and birth weight in California
    Rupa Basu
    US Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:391-6. 2004
    ..36, 0.60) among non-Hispanic white mothers; similar results were observed among the Hispanic sample of mothers. Consequently, inferences from studies using different definitions of air pollution exposure may not be comparable...
  35. pmc Air pollution and postneonatal infant mortality in the United States, 1999-2002
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:110-5. 2008
    ..Our goal was to evaluate the relationship between cause-specific postneonatal infant mortality and chronic early-life exposure to particulate matter and gaseous air pollutants across the United States...