William S Pearson

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of HIV/AIDS in the nursing home: variations in rural and urban long-term care settings
    William S Pearson
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    South Med J 97:338-41. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rates among smokers: data from the 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    William S Pearson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 48:180-3. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint State-based medicaid costs for pediatric asthma emergency department visits
    William S Pearson
    Office of the Associate Director for Policy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 02, Atlanta, GA 30329 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E108. 2014
  4. pmc An Analysis of Language as a Barrier to Receiving Influenza Vaccinations among an Elderly Hispanic Population in the United States
    William S Pearson
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Adv Prev Med 2011:298787. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Capitated payments to primary care providers and the delivery of patient education
    William S Pearson
    the Office of Prevention through Healthcare, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:350-5. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A review of traumatic brain injury trauma center visits meeting physiologic criteria from The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Field Triage Guidelines
    William S Pearson
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:323-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Language preference as a predictor of access to and use of healthcare services among Hispanics in the United States
    William S Pearson
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:93-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Ten-year comparison of estimates of overweight and obesity, diagnosed diabetes and use of office-based physician services for treatment of diabetes in the United States
    William S Pearson
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N E, MS K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 45:353-7. 2007
  9. 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
  10. pmc The impact of obesity on time spent with the provider and number of medications managed during office-based physician visits using a cross-sectional, national health survey
    William S Pearson
    Division of Adult and Communty Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:436. 2009

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of HIV/AIDS in the nursing home: variations in rural and urban long-term care settings
    William S Pearson
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    South Med J 97:338-41. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the availability of specialty HIV/AIDS services in long-term care facilities, and to determine differences in the availability of these services between rural and urban nursing homes...
  2. doi request reprint Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rates among smokers: data from the 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    William S Pearson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 48:180-3. 2009
    ..Smoking is associated with increased risk for respiratory infections. The objective of this study was to determine if differences in influenza and pneumoccocal vaccination rates exist based on smoking status...
  3. ncbi request reprint State-based medicaid costs for pediatric asthma emergency department visits
    William S Pearson
    Office of the Associate Director for Policy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 02, Atlanta, GA 30329 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E108. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc An Analysis of Language as a Barrier to Receiving Influenza Vaccinations among an Elderly Hispanic Population in the United States
    William S Pearson
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Adv Prev Med 2011:298787. 2011
    ..Therefore, understanding barriers to the receipt of effective preventive health measures is necessary...
  5. doi request reprint Capitated payments to primary care providers and the delivery of patient education
    William S Pearson
    the Office of Prevention through Healthcare, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:350-5. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the effect of practice payment on rates of patient education during office encounters...
  6. doi request reprint A review of traumatic brain injury trauma center visits meeting physiologic criteria from The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Field Triage Guidelines
    William S Pearson
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:323-8. 2012
    ..These guidelines include physiologic criteria, such as the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, systolic blood pressure, and respiratory rate, which should be used in determining triage of an injured patient...
  7. ncbi request reprint Language preference as a predictor of access to and use of healthcare services among Hispanics in the United States
    William S Pearson
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:93-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if Spanish language preference was significantly associated with barriers to healthcare services among a nationally representative sample of Hispanic persons in the United States...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ten-year comparison of estimates of overweight and obesity, diagnosed diabetes and use of office-based physician services for treatment of diabetes in the United States
    William S Pearson
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N E, MS K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 45:353-7. 2007
    ..To compare trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity, diagnosed diabetes and numbers of visits to office-based physicians for diabetes care...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc The impact of obesity on time spent with the provider and number of medications managed during office-based physician visits using a cross-sectional, national health survey
    William S Pearson
    Division of Adult and Communty Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:436. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if outpatient visits by obese persons required more time with the provider and more prescription medication management compared to visits made by non-obese persons...
  11. pmc Analysis of five-year trends in self-reported language preference and issues of item non-response among Hispanic persons in a large cross-sectional health survey: implications for the measurement of an ethnic minority population
    William S Pearson
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:7. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationships between serious psychological distress and the use of health services in the United States: findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    William S Pearson
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N E, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:23-9. 2009
    ..To determine rates of access to and use of health services among adults with Serious Psychological Distress (SPD)...
  13. doi request reprint Trends in health-related behavioral risk factors among pregnant women in the United States: 2001-2009
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:255-63. 2012
    ..This study assessed the trends in the prevalence of health-related behavioral risk factors over time among U.S. pregnant women...
  14. doi request reprint Multiple healthy behaviors and optimal self-rated health: findings from the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey
    James Tsai
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 51:268-74. 2010
    ..S. adults or adults with cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) or diabetes...
  15. doi request reprint Trends in hypercholesterolemia, treatment and control among United States adults
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, United States
    Int J Cardiol 140:226-35. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine trends in the prevalence of hypercholesterolemia, having a cholesterol check, awareness, treatment, and control among United States adults...
  16. doi request reprint Trends in low-risk lifestyle factors among adults in the United States: findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 1996-2007
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 51:403-7. 2010
    ..S. adults...
  17. ncbi request reprint The relationship between smoking status and serious psychological distress: findings from the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Shanta R Dube
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N E, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:68-74. 2009
    ..To examine the associations between smoking and quit attempts with psychological distress and also by socioeconomic groups...
  18. doi request reprint Trends in obesity and abdominal obesity among hypertensive and nonhypertensive adults in the United States
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:1124-8. 2008
    ..Because little is known about this issue, our objective was to compare secular trends in the prevalence of obesity and abdominal obesity among hypertensive and nonhypertensive adults in the United States...
  19. doi request reprint Determining prevalence and correlates of psychiatric treatment with Andersen's behavioral model of health services use
    Satvinder S Dhingra
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:524-8. 2010
    ..This study examined the prevalence and correlates of use of health professional services for the treatment of mental or emotional problems by using Andersen's Behavioral Model of Health Services Use...
  20. doi request reprint Sedentary behavior, physical activity, and concentrations of insulin among US adults
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Metabolism 59:1268-75. 2010
    ..Sedentary behavior, particularly the amount of time spent watching television, may be an important modifiable determinant of concentrations of insulin...
  21. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of vitamin D and parathyroid hormone and prevalent metabolic syndrome among adults in the United States
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Diabetes 1:296-303. 2009
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Trends in the prevalence and comorbidities of diabetes mellitus in nursing home residents in the United States: 1995-2004
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Divisions of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:724-30. 2010
    ..To estimate trends in the prevalence and comorbidities of diabetes mellitus (DM) in U.S. nursing homes from 1995 to 2004...
  23. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking and suboptimal self-rated health among adult drinkers
    James Tsai
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1465-71. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Distribution of 7-year risk of diabetes mellitus among United States adults
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 89:e19-21. 2010
    ..Similar age-adjusted percentages of men and women were at high risk (> or =21%). A larger age-adjusted percentage of Mexican Americans than whites and African Americans were at high risk...
  25. doi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of low risk factor burden for cardiovascular disease among United States adults
    Earl S Ford
    MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Circulation 120:1181-8. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine the prevalence and trends in low risk factor burden for cardiovascular disease among adults in the US population...
  26. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of undiagnosed depression among U.S. adults with diabetes: the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 83:268-79. 2009
    ..Many people with depression may be undiagnosed and thus untreated. We sought to assess the prevalence and correlates of undiagnosed depression among adults with diabetes...
  27. doi request reprint Hypertriglyceridemia and its pharmacologic treatment among US adults
    Earl S Ford
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:572-8. 2009
    ..The prevalence of hypertriglyceridemia during a period of rising prevalence of obesity and its pharmacological treatment among US adults are poorly understood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among U.S. adolescents using the definition from the International Diabetes Federation
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:587-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to estimate the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome using the 2007 pediatric International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definition among adolescents in the U.S...
  29. doi request reprint Patients with severe traumatic brain injury transferred to a Level I or II trauma center: United States, 2007 to 2009
    David E Sugerman
    Division of Injury Response, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:1491-9. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to see if the same finding holds with a nationally representative sample of patients with severe TBI seen at Level I and II trauma centers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for field triage of injured patients: recommendations of the National Expert Panel on Field Triage, 2011
    Scott M Sasser
    Division of Injury Response, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 61:1-20. 2012
    ..The Panel anticipates a review of these Guidelines approximately every 5 years...
  31. pmc State and metropolitan variation in lack of health insurance among working-age adults, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 66, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:34-41. 2009
    ..In the absence of a national solution, the states and municipalities are left to address this need. We examined the disparities in uninsurance prevalence by state and metropolitan areas in the U.S. and among racial/ethnic groups...
  32. pmc Adult caregivers in the United States: characteristics and differences in well-being, by caregiver age and caregiving status
    Lynda A Anderson
    Healthy Aging Program, Division of Population Health, Mailstop F78, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E135. 2013
    ..Understanding the characteristics of caregivers can help enhance strategies that support their role in providing long-term care. ..
  33. pmc Cumulative childhood stress and autoimmune diseases in adults
    Shanta R Dube
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Adult and Community Health, 4770 Buford Highway, N E, MS K 50, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:243-50. 2009
    ..To examine whether childhood traumatic stress increased the risk of developing autoimmune diseases as an adult...
  34. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and exercise: differences related to exercise type
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:575-81. 2003
    ..S. population while controlling for factors that might influence the relationship...
  35. ncbi request reprint Should we screen for hemochromatosis? An examination of evidence of downstream effects on morbidity and mortality
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1769-74. 2002
    ..Population-based hemochromatosis screening has been suggested with the rationale that identification and treatment of subclinical disease would decrease morbidity and mortality due to hemochromatosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Is an elevated serum transferrin saturation associated with the development of diabetes?
    Arch G Mainous
    Dept of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250192, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:933-6. 2002
    ..Our objective was to determine the likelihood of developing diabetes in a nationally representative cohort of patients who have an elevated serum transferrin saturation rate but no current diagnosis of diabetes...
  37. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and glycemic control in adults with diabetes
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1535-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relation between CRP and HbA(1c) in a large national sample of individuals with diabetes...
  38. pmc Trends in antimicrobial prescribing for bronchitis and upper respiratory infections among adults and children
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1910-4. 2003
    ..This study examined antimicrobial prescribing patterns for adults and children with bronchitis or upper respiratory infections (URIs) before and after release of nationally disseminated pediatric practice recommendations...
  39. pmc Relationship between continuity of care and diabetes control: evidence from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29245, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:66-70. 2004
    ..We examined the relationship between continuity of care and diabetes control...
  40. pmc Race, rural residence, and control of diabetes and hypertension
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 250192, 295 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:563-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and hypertension, as well as control of both conditions, among rural and urban African Americans and whites...
  41. ncbi request reprint The utility of a portable patient record for improving ongoing diabetes management
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Post Office Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Educ 28:196-8, 200, 205-7. 2002
  42. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, diabetes, and attendance at religious services
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1172-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between religious attendance and CRP in people with diabetes...