Quanhe Yang

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mortality associated with Down's syndrome in the USA from 1983 to 1997: a population-based study
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F 45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Lancet 359:1019-25. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of reporting error on the relation between blood folate concentrations and reported folic acid-containing dietary supplement use among reproductive-aged women in the United States
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:196-203. 2003
  3. pmc Improving the prediction of complex diseases by testing for multiple disease-susceptibility genes
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 72:636-49. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic variation in the association of lipid-related genetic variants with blood lipids in the US adult population
    Man Huei Chang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:523-33. 2011
  5. pmc Influence of familial risk on diabetes risk-reducing behaviors among U.S. adults without diabetes
    Man Huei Chang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2393-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Sodium intake and blood pressure among US children and adolescents
    Quanhe Yang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop F 72, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 130:611-9. 2012
  7. pmc Association between usual sodium and potassium intake and blood pressure and hypertension among U.S. adults: NHANES 2005-2010
    Zefeng Zhang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e75289. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Sodium and potassium intakes among US infants and preschool children, 2003-2010
    Niu Tian
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:1113-22. 2013
  9. pmc Status of cardiovascular health among adult Americans in the 50 States and the District of Columbia, 2009
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e005371. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Trends in cardiovascular health metrics and associations with all-cause and CVD mortality among US adults
    Quanhe Yang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS F 72, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    JAMA 307:1273-83. 2012

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Mortality associated with Down's syndrome in the USA from 1983 to 1997: a population-based study
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F 45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Lancet 359:1019-25. 2002
    ..Down's syndrome is the most frequently identified cause of mental retardation, but information about mortality and comorbidity in people with Down's syndrome is limited...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of reporting error on the relation between blood folate concentrations and reported folic acid-containing dietary supplement use among reproductive-aged women in the United States
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:196-203. 2003
    ..Folic acid intake is the most important predictor of blood folate concentrations among nonpregnant women, but the reporting of folic acid-containing supplement use is subject to error...
  3. pmc Improving the prediction of complex diseases by testing for multiple disease-susceptibility genes
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 72:636-49. 2003
    ..Multiplex genetic testing has the potential to improve the clinical validity of predictive testing for common multifactorial diseases...
  4. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic variation in the association of lipid-related genetic variants with blood lipids in the US adult population
    Man Huei Chang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:523-33. 2011
    ..The individual and the cumulative effect of these SNPs on blood lipids are largely unclear for the US population...
  5. pmc Influence of familial risk on diabetes risk-reducing behaviors among U.S. adults without diabetes
    Man Huei Chang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2393-9. 2011
    ..To test the association of family history of diabetes with the adoption of diabetes risk-reducing behaviors and whether this association is strengthened by physician advice or commonly known factors associated with diabetes risk...
  6. doi request reprint Sodium intake and blood pressure among US children and adolescents
    Quanhe Yang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop F 72, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 130:611-9. 2012
    ..To assess the association between usual dietary sodium intake and blood pressure among US children and adolescents, overall and by weight status...
  7. pmc Association between usual sodium and potassium intake and blood pressure and hypertension among U.S. adults: NHANES 2005-2010
    Zefeng Zhang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e75289. 2013
    ..Yet, limited studies examine the association of the sodium-to-potassium ratio with blood pressure and hypertension...
  8. doi request reprint Sodium and potassium intakes among US infants and preschool children, 2003-2010
    Niu Tian
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:1113-22. 2013
    ..Data are limited on usual sodium and potassium intakes relative to age-specific recommendations and the sodium:potassium ratio in infants and preschoolers, especially among those aged <2 y, who are black or breastfed...
  9. pmc Status of cardiovascular health among adult Americans in the 50 States and the District of Columbia, 2009
    Jing Fang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e005371. 2012
    ..Determining how the metrics vary by state is important to the individual states as well as to researchers and policy makers nationwide...
  10. doi request reprint Trends in cardiovascular health metrics and associations with all-cause and CVD mortality among US adults
    Quanhe Yang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS F 72, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    JAMA 307:1273-83. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: distribution and prevalence of high serum levels in children and adolescents: United States National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 2005-2010
    Shifan Dai
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 164:247-53. 2014
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  12. doi request reprint Sodium and potassium intake and mortality among US adults: prospective data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Quanhe Yang
    Division for Heart Diseases and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop K 47, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1183-91. 2011
    ..Few studies have examined joint effects of dietary sodium and potassium intake on risk of mortality...
  13. doi request reprint Folic acid source, usual intake, and folate and vitamin B-12 status in US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2003-2006
    Quanhe Yang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:64-72. 2010
    ..US adults have access to multiple sources of folic acid. The contribution of these sources to usual intakes above the tolerable upper intake level (UL) (1000 microg/d) and to folate and vitamin B-12 status is unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) variant C677T and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality among 6000 US adults
    Quanhe Yang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1245-53. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Added Sugar Intake and Cardiovascular Diseases Mortality Among US Adults
    Quanhe Yang
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    JAMA Intern Med 174:516-24. 2014
    ..CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE Most US adults consume more added sugar than is recommended for a healthy diet. We observed a significant relationship between added sugar consumption and increased risk for CVD mortality. ..
  16. pmc Estimating the contribution of genetic variants to difference in incidence of disease between population groups
    Ramal Moonesinghe
    Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:831-6. 2012
    ..Any estimate of genetic contribution to the disparity in incidence of disease between two populations at this stage seems to be an elusive goal...
  17. doi request reprint Trends in the postfortification prevalence of spina bifida and anencephaly in the United States
    Sheree L Boulet
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:527-32. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Autosomal trisomy and maternal use of multivitamin supplements
    Lorenzo D Botto
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 125:113-6. 2004
    ..3) for Down syndrome and 1.4 (95% CI, 0.5-3.6) for trisomies 13 and 18, with little variation by maternal race or age. Periconceptional multivitamin use was not associated with a major reduction in the risk for common autosomal trisomies...
  19. ncbi request reprint How many genes underlie the occurrence of common complex diseases in the population?
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1129-37. 2005
    ..It is not clear how many genes are necessary to account for an appreciable population-attributable fraction of these diseases...
  20. pmc Sodium and potassium intakes among US adults: NHANES 2003-2008
    Mary E Cogswell
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:647-57. 2012
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  21. pmc Genomic DNA methylation changes in response to folic acid supplementation in a population-based intervention study among women of reproductive age
    Krista S Crider
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e28144. 2011
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  22. pmc Using lifetime risk estimates in personal genomic profiles: estimation of uncertainty
    Quanhe Yang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 85:786-800. 2009
    ..Epidemiologic parameters involved in computation of disease risk have substantial uncertainty, and cumulative uncertainty should be properly recognized. Reliance on point estimates alone could be seriously misleading...
  23. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in association of fasting glucose-associated genomic loci with fasting glucose, HOMA-B, and impaired fasting glucose in the U.S. adult population
    Quanhe Yang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2370-7. 2010
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  24. ncbi request reprint Improvement in stroke mortality in Canada and the United States, 1990 to 2002
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Circulation 113:1335-43. 2006
    ..The resulting population-wide reduction in blood homocysteine concentrations might be expected to reduce stroke mortality if high homocysteine levels are an independent risk factor for stroke...
  25. doi request reprint Serum folate and cancer mortality among U.S. adults: findings from the Third National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey linked mortality file
    Quanhe Yang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1439-47. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Counterpoint: uncertainty in the economic analysis of school-based obesity prevention programs: urgent need for quality evaluation
    Li Yan Wang
    Division of Adolescent and School Health and National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disability, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1483-4. 2006
  27. doi request reprint Does the MTHFR 677C-->T variant affect the Recommended Dietary Allowance for folate in the US population?
    Julie Robitaille
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1269-73. 2009
    ..The effect of this variant on the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for folate is unclear...
  28. pmc Associations of maternal age- and parity-related factors with trends in low-birthweight rates: United States, 1980 through 2000
    Quanhe Yang
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Mail Stop E 86, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:856-61. 2006
    ..We assessed the effects of changes in the maternal age-parity distribution and age-and parity-specific low-birthweight rates on low-birthweight trends in the United States...
  29. ncbi request reprint On the use of population attributable fraction to determine sample size for case-control studies of gene-environment interaction
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epidemiology 14:161-7. 2003
    ..In this case, the associated odds ratio for interaction will be weaker and a considerably larger sample size may be needed...
  30. pmc Improvements in ability to detect undiagnosed diabetes by using information on family history among adults in the United States
    Quanhe Yang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1079-89. 2010
    ..Study findings suggest that adding family history of diabetes can provide significant improvements in detecting undiagnosed diabetes in the US population. Further research is needed to validate the authors' findings...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trends and racial disparities in muscular dystrophy deaths in the United States, 1983-1998: an analysis of multiple cause mortality data
    Aileen Kenneson
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 140:2289-97. 2006
    ..We also present a method for estimating autosomal and X-linked contributions to the overall mortality rate of a genetically heterogeneous condition such as MD...
  32. doi request reprint Trends in pediatric sickle cell disease-related mortality in the United States, 1983-2002
    Emad Yanni
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Pediatr 154:541-5. 2009
    ..To analyze trends in sickle cell disease (SCD)-related mortality among black children during 1983-2002...
  33. ncbi request reprint Population-based analyses of mortality in trisomy 13 and trisomy 18
    Sonja A Rasmussen
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 111:777-84. 2003
    ..Although trisomy 13 and trisomy 18 are generally considered to be lethal, long-term survival of patients has been reported. We sought to evaluate mortality in people with trisomy 13 or 18 using 2 population-based strategies...
  34. ncbi request reprint An epidemiologic assessment of genomic profiling for measuring susceptibility to common diseases and targeting interventions
    Muin J Khoury
    Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Genet Med 6:38-47. 2004
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  35. ncbi request reprint Method of weighted proportion of reproductive-aged women taking folic acid supplements to predict a neural tube defect rate decline
    Quanhe Yang
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:959-67. 2003
    ..In this study we examine the potential error in using the crude proportion to predict NTD risk reduction, and offer an alternative method...
  36. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of a school-based obesity prevention program
    Li Yan Wang
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K 33, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Obes Res 11:1313-24. 2003
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of Planet Health, a school-based intervention designed to reduce obesity in youth of middle-school age children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Predictors of in-hospital death and symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage in patients with acute ischemic stroke treated with thrombolytic therapy: Paul Coverdell Acute Stroke Registry 2008-2012
    Xin Tong
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Stroke 9:728-34. 2014
    ..Limited studies exist on the outcome of thrombolytic therapy of acute ischemic stroke patients outside of clinical trials...
  38. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in infant mortality attributable to birth defects in the United States, 1989-2002
    Quanhe Yang
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:706-13. 2006
    ..The objective is to study racial differences in infant mortality attributable to birth defects (IMBD) in the United States...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in older Americans in the age of folic acid fortification
    Robert J Berry
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:265-7; author reply 267-9. 2007