William W Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Health-related quality of life among older adults with and without functional limitations
    William W Thompson
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:496-502. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Estimating influenza-associated deaths in the United States
    William W Thompson
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS A32, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S225-30. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Early thimerosal exposure and neuropsychological outcomes at 7 to 10 years
    William W Thompson
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1281-92. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of seasonal influenza: use of surveillance data and statistical models to estimate the burden of disease
    William W Thompson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:S82-91. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Influenza-associated hospitalizations in the United States
    William W Thompson
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 292:1333-40. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in the United States
    William W Thompson
    Influenza Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 289:179-86. 2003
  7. pmc Values for preventing influenza-related morbidity and vaccine adverse events in children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:18. 2005
  8. pmc Reconciling disparate prevalence rates of PTSD in large samples of US male Vietnam veterans and their controls
    William W Thompson
    Immunization Safety Office, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 6:19. 2006
  9. pmc Hospitalizations associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in the United States, 1993-2008
    Hong Zhou
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1427-36. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Estimates of US influenza-associated deaths made using four different methods
    William W Thompson
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:37-49. 2009

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Publications23

  1. pmc Health-related quality of life among older adults with and without functional limitations
    William W Thompson
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:496-502. 2012
    ..We examined factors that influence health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among individuals aged 50 years and older with and without functional limitations...
  2. doi request reprint Estimating influenza-associated deaths in the United States
    William W Thompson
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS A32, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S225-30. 2009
    ..We also believe that secondary bacterial infections will likely result in substantial morbidity and mortality during a future influenza pandemic, despite medical progress...
  3. ncbi request reprint Early thimerosal exposure and neuropsychological outcomes at 7 to 10 years
    William W Thompson
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1281-92. 2007
    ..It has been hypothesized that early exposure to thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in vaccines and immune globulin preparations, is associated with neuropsychological deficits in children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of seasonal influenza: use of surveillance data and statistical models to estimate the burden of disease
    William W Thompson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:S82-91. 2006
    ..Further improvements in national influenza surveillance systems will be needed to collect and analyze data in a timely manner during the next pandemic...
  5. ncbi request reprint Influenza-associated hospitalizations in the United States
    William W Thompson
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 292:1333-40. 2004
    ..Respiratory viral infections are responsible for a large number of hospitalizations in the United States each year...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in the United States
    William W Thompson
    Influenza Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 289:179-86. 2003
    ..Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cause substantial morbidity and mortality. Statistical methods used to estimate deaths in the United States attributable to influenza have not accounted for RSV circulation...
  7. pmc Values for preventing influenza-related morbidity and vaccine adverse events in children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:18. 2005
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  8. pmc Reconciling disparate prevalence rates of PTSD in large samples of US male Vietnam veterans and their controls
    William W Thompson
    Immunization Safety Office, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 6:19. 2006
    ..2%. We compared alternative criteria for estimating the prevalence of PTSD using the NVVRS and VES public use data sets collected more than 10 years after the United States withdrew troops from Vietnam...
  9. pmc Hospitalizations associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in the United States, 1993-2008
    Hong Zhou
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1427-36. 2012
    ..Previous US studies have not estimated jointly the burden of these viruses using similar data sources and over many seasons...
  10. doi request reprint Estimates of US influenza-associated deaths made using four different methods
    William W Thompson
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:37-49. 2009
    ..A wide range of methods have been used for estimating influenza-associated deaths in temperate countries. Direct comparisons of estimates produced by using different models with US mortality data have not been published...
  11. ncbi request reprint Challenging the conclusion that lower preinduction cognitive ability increases risk for combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder in 2,375 combat-exposed, Vietnam War veterans
    William W Thompson
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Mil Med 173:576-82. 2008
    ..Among U.S. Vietnam War veterans, we assessed whether preinduction cognitive abilities were associated with the risk of developing combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint The annual impact of seasonal influenza in the US: measuring disease burden and costs
    Noelle Angelique M Molinari
    Immunization Service Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mail Stop E 88, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 25:5086-96. 2007
    ..However, no previous studies have systematically estimated the annual economic burden of influenza epidemics, an estimate necessary to guide policy makers effectively...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mental health surveillance among children--United States, 2005-2011
    Ruth Perou
    Division of Human Development and Disability, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 62:1-35. 2013
    ....
  14. pmc Effectiveness of interventions to reduce contact rates during a simulated influenza pandemic
    Michael J Haber
    Department of Biostatistics, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:581-9. 2007
    ..Restricting the activities of infected persons early in a pandemic could decrease the pandemic's health effects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Age at first measles-mumps-rubella vaccination in children with autism and school-matched control subjects: a population-based study in metropolitan atlanta
    Frank Destefano
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 113:259-66. 2004
    ..To compare ages at first measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination between children with autism and children who did not have autism in the total population and in selected subgroups, including children with regression in development...
  16. ncbi request reprint MMR vaccine and autism: an update of the scientific evidence
    Frank Destefano
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E61, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 3:19-22. 2004
    ..The evidence now is convincing that the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine does not cause autism or any particular subtypes of autistic spectrum disorder...
  17. doi request reprint Influenza circulation and the burden of invasive pneumococcal pneumonia during a non-pandemic period in the United States
    Nicholas D Walter
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:175-83. 2010
    ..With use of United States surveillance data during 1995-2006, we estimated the association between influenza circulation and invasive pneumococcal pneumonia rates...
  18. doi request reprint Number of antigens in early childhood vaccines and neuropsychological outcomes at age 7-10 years
    Shahed Iqbal
    Immunization Safety Office, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:1263-70. 2013
    ..We used a publicly available dataset to evaluate the association between antibody-stimulating proteins and polysaccharides from early childhood vaccines and neuropsychological outcomes at age 7-10 years...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk of influenza A (H5N1) infection among poultry workers, Hong Kong, 1997-1998
    Carolyn Buxton Bridges
    Influenza Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, MS A 32, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:1005-10. 2002
    ..More-intensive poultry exposure, such as butchering and exposure to ill poultry, was associated with having anti-H5 antibody. These findings suggest an increased risk for avian influenza infection from occupational exposure...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination and risk of incident myocardial infarction
    James D Heffelfinger
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Hum Vaccin 2:161-6. 2006
    ..We examined the association between influenza vaccination and risk of incident myocardial infarction (MI) in persons at least 65 years of age in a population-based case-control study...
  21. pmc Models for count data with an application to healthy days measures: are you driving in screws with a hammer?
    Hong Zhou
    Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E91, Atlanta, GA 30333 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E50; quiz E50. 2014
    ..Studies have either categorized the Healthy Days measure or used linear regression models. We used alternative regression models for these count data and examined the effect on statistical inference...
  22. pmc Binge drinking intensity and health-related quality of life among US adult binge drinkers
    Xiao Jun Wen
    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 67, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E86. 2012
    ..The frequency of binge drinking is associated with poor health-related quality of life (HRQOL), but the association between binge drinking intensity and HRQOL is unknown. Our objective was to examine this association...
  23. pmc Utility of composite reference standards and latent class analysis in evaluating the clinical accuracy of diagnostic tests for pertussis
    Andrew L Baughman
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:106-14. 2008
    ..LCA requires statistical modeling but incorporates more indicators of disease than CRS. When three or more indicators of pertussis are available, these approaches should be used in evaluations of pertussis diagnostic tests...