Guixiang Zhao

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Disability and its correlates with chronic morbidities among U.S. adults aged 50-<65 years
    Guixiang Zhao
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Prev Med 48:117-21. 2009
  3. pmc Use of folic acid and vitamin supplementation among adults with depression and anxiety: a cross-sectional, population-based survey
    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, USA
    Nutr J 10:102. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety among US adults: associations with body mass index
    G Zhao
    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
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:257-66. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Independent associations of serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone with blood pressure among US adults
    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 Hypertens 28:1821-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Serious psychological distress and its associations with body mass index: findings from the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N E, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:30-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Physical activity in U.S. older adults with diabetes mellitus: prevalence and correlates of meeting physical activity recommendations
    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, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:132-7. 2011
  8. pmc Associations of serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone with surrogate markers of insulin resistance among U.S. adults without physician-diagnosed diabetes: NHANES, 2003-2006
    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, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:344-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of taking folic acid and vitamin supplements among adults aged ≥ 45 years with CVD
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:1810-7. 2010
  10. pmc Prevalence and trends of receipt of cancer screenings among US women with diagnosed diabetes
    Guixiang Zhao
    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
    J Gen Intern Med 24:270-5. 2009

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Disability and its correlates with chronic morbidities among U.S. adults aged 50-<65 years
    Guixiang Zhao
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Prev Med 48:117-21. 2009
    ..To examine the prevalence of disability and its associations with multiple chronic morbidities in U.S. adults aged 50-<65 years...
  3. pmc Use of folic acid and vitamin supplementation among adults with depression and anxiety: a cross-sectional, population-based survey
    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, USA
    Nutr J 10:102. 2011
    ..This study examined the prevalence and the likelihood of use of folic acid or vitamin supplements among adults with depression and anxiety in comparison to those without these conditions...
  4. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety among US adults: associations with body mass index
    G Zhao
    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
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:257-66. 2009
    ..We examined the associations of depression and anxiety with body mass index (BMI) after taking into consideration the obesity-related comorbidities (ORCs) and other psychosocial or lifestyle factors...
  5. doi request reprint Independent associations of serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone with blood pressure among US adults
    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 Hypertens 28:1821-8. 2010
    ..This study examined whether serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and PTH were independently associated with blood pressure and the presence of hypertension or prehypertension among the United States adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Serious psychological distress and its associations with body mass index: findings from the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N E, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:30-6. 2009
    ..To examine the associations of body mass index (BMI) with serious psychological distress (SPD) after taking into consideration the obesity-related comorbidities (ORCs), lifestyle factors, or emotional support...
  7. doi request reprint Physical activity in U.S. older adults with diabetes mellitus: prevalence and correlates of meeting physical activity recommendations
    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, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:132-7. 2011
    ..To compare the prevalence and correlates of meeting current recommendations for physical activity in older adults with and without diabetes mellitus (DM) in the United States...
  8. pmc Associations of serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone with surrogate markers of insulin resistance among U.S. adults without physician-diagnosed diabetes: NHANES, 2003-2006
    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, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:344-7. 2010
    ..To examine whether concentrations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) and parathyroid hormone (PTH) are associated with surrogate markers of insulin resistance (IR) in U.S. adults without physician-diagnosed diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of taking folic acid and vitamin supplements among adults aged ≥ 45 years with CVD
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:1810-7. 2010
    ..To examine the prevalence and likelihood of taking folic acid or vitamin supplements among adults with CHD or stroke v. adults without these conditions...
  10. pmc Prevalence and trends of receipt of cancer screenings among US women with diagnosed diabetes
    Guixiang Zhao
    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
    J Gen Intern Med 24:270-5. 2009
    ..Diabetes increases the risk of breast and colorectal cancers and has an undetermined relationship to cervical cancer. Improved screenings for these cancers are effective in reducing cancer mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Compliance with physical activity recommendations in US adults with diabetes
    G Zhao
    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
    Diabet Med 25:221-7. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Are United States adults with coronary heart disease meeting physical activity recommendations?
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:557-61. 2008
    ..Intensive physical activity counseling is needed for patients with CHD to increase their physical activity levels if no contraindications to increased physical activity exist...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between diagnosed diabetes and serious psychological distress among U.S. adults: the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2007
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N E, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Public Health 54:43-51. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of serious psychological distress (SPD) according to diabetes status and to assess the association of diabetes-related risks and conditions with SPD among U.S. adults...
  14. doi request reprint A comparison of prevalence estimates for selected health indicators and chronic diseases or conditions from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the National Health Interview Survey, and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 200
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Prev Med 54:381-7. 2012
    ..To compare the prevalence estimates of selected health indicators and chronic diseases or conditions among three national health surveys in the United States...
  15. doi request reprint Co-occurrence of obesity and patterns of alcohol use associated with elevated serum hepatic enzymes in US adults
    James Tsai
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop K67, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Behav Med 35:200-10. 2012
    ..Our study findings provide support for evidence-based clinical and population-based interventions that integrate health behavior change among adults who have these co-occurring risk factors...
  16. pmc Low-risk lifestyle behaviors and all-cause mortality: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III Mortality Study
    Earl S Ford
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1922-9. 2011
    ..We examined the relationship between 4 low-risk behaviors-never smoked, healthy diet, adequate physical activity, and moderate alcohol consumption-and mortality in a representative sample of people in the United States...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Serum non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration and risk of death from cardiovascular diseases among U.S. adults with diagnosed diabetes: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey linked mortality study
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:46. 2011
    ..The association of non-HDL-C with risk of death from CVD in diabetes is not well understood. This study assessed the hypothesis that, among adults with diabetes, non-HDL-C may be related to the risk of death from CVD...
  21. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine among US adults with and without functional limitations
    Catherine A Okoro
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Public Health Surveillance Program Office, Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:128-35. 2012
    ..We also examine the reasons for using CAM and for disclosing its use to conventional medical professionals...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of metabolic syndrome based on a harmonious definition among adults in the US
    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
    J Diabetes 2:180-93. 2010
    ..Our objective was to estimate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in a representative sample of US adults and to examine its correlates...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. pmc Physical activity and optimal self-rated health of adults with and without diabetes
    James Tsai
    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
    BMC Public Health 10:365. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between levels of physical activity and optimal self-rated health (SRH) of U.S. adults with and without diabetes in all 50 states and territories of the Unites States...
  25. doi request reprint Trends of insulin use among US adults with type 2 diabetes: the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1995-2007
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 26:17-22. 2012
    ..People with type 2 diabetes may need insulin therapy to compensate for their underlying pathogenic abnormalities and to improve glycemic control. We examined trends of insulin use among US adults aged ≥40 years with type 2 diabetes...
  26. pmc Undertreatment of mental health problems in adults with diagnosed diabetes and serious psychological distress: the behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 2007
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1061-4. 2010
    ..To assess the prevalence and correlates of undertreatment for mental health problems among adults with diabetes and serious psychological distress (SPD)...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported clinically diagnosed sleep apnea according to obesity status in men and women: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2006
    Chaoyang Li
    Behavioral Surveillance Branch, 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 51:18-23. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of self-reported clinically diagnosed sleep apnea (diagnosed sleep apnea) according to body mass index (BMI, measure of total obesity) and waist circumference (measure of abdominal obesity) in US adults...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Past and current alcohol consumption patterns and elevations in serum hepatic enzymes among US adults
    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
    Addict Behav 37:78-84. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between patterns of past and current alcohol consumption and elevations in serum hepatic enzymes among a nationally representative sample of adults in the United States...
  31. 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...
  32. pmc Waist circumference, abdominal obesity, and depression among overweight and obese U.S. adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 11:130. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association of depressive symptoms with waist circumference or abdominal obesity among overweight and obese U.S. adults...
  33. ncbi request reprint Low concentrations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D associated with increased risk for chronic bronchitis among US adults
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop K67, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Br J Nutr 107:1386-92. 2012
    ..6 % (P = 0.016). In conclusion, low serum 25(OH)D levels are associated with the increased risk of chronic bronchitis among US adults. The present results provide support for continuing research on the role of vitamin D in lung diseases...
  34. doi request reprint Physical activity, psychological distress, and receipt of mental healthcare services among cancer survivors
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:131-9. 2013
    ..This study examined the associations of physical activity with serious psychological distress (SPD) and receipt of mental healthcare services among U.S. adult cancer survivors...
  35. doi request reprint No associations between serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and parathyroid hormone and depression among US adults
    Guixiang Zhao
    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
    Br J Nutr 104:1696-702. 2010
    ..However, these findings need to be further confirmed in future studies...
  36. doi request reprint Has the use of complementary and alternative medicine therapies by U.S. adults with chronic disease-related functional limitations changed from 2002 to 2007?
    Catherine A Okoro
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office, Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 19:217-23. 2013
    ..This study examined changes in the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies by U.S. adults aged 18 years or older with chronic disease-related functional limitations between 2002 and 2007...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality among US adults with hypertension: the NHANES linked mortality study
    Guixiang Zhao
    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
    J Hypertens 30:284-9. 2012
    ..This study examined whether concentrations of 25(OH)D are inversely associated with mortality risk among US adults with hypertension...
  39. doi request reprint Multiple health behaviors and serum hepatic enzymes among US adults with obesity
    James Tsai
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Prev Med 53:278-83. 2011
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Estimates of body composition with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in adults
    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
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1457-65. 2009
    ..Little is known about the distributions of percentage body fat (PBF), total body fat (TBF), and fat-free mass (FFM) in the adult population in the United States...
  41. pmc Association between diagnosed diabetes and self-reported cancer among U.S. adults: findings from the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1365-8. 2011
    ..To assess the association between diagnosed diabetes and self-reported cancer among U.S. adults...
  42. pmc Weight control behaviors in overweight/obese U.S. adults with diagnosed hypertension and diabetes
    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, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:13. 2009
    ..Losing weight by means of energy restriction and physical activity has been effective in preventing and managing these diseases. However, weight control behaviors among overweight/obese adults with these conditions are poorly understood...
  43. doi request reprint Associations of health risk factors and chronic illnesses with life dissatisfaction among U.S. adults: 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, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 49:253-9. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of life dissatisfaction and assess its associations with health risk factors and chronic illnesses in adults...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. pmc Prevalence of pre-diabetes and its association with clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors and hyperinsulinemia among U.S. adolescents: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:342-7. 2009
    ..We estimated the prevalence of IFG, IGT, and pre-diabetes among U.S. adolescents using data from a nationally representative sample...
  46. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine among USA adults with functional limitations: for treatment or general use?
    Catherine A Okoro
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Public Health Surveillance Program Office, Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Complement Ther Med 19:208-15. 2011
    ..This study compared the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to treat health conditions with CAM use for general wellness or disease prevention among USA adults with and without functional limitations...
  47. doi request reprint Waist-to-thigh ratio and diabetes among US adults: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    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 89:79-87. 2010
    ..We sought to examine whether waist-to-thigh ratio (WTR) performed better than waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), waist-to-hip ratio (WHpR), waist circumference (WC), or body mass index (BMI) in relation to diabetes among US adults...
  48. pmc Prevalence of diagnosed cancer according to duration of diagnosed diabetes and current insulin use among U.S. adults with diagnosed diabetes: findings from the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1569-76. 2013
    ..To estimate the prevalence of diagnosed cancer according to duration of diagnosed diabetes and current insulin use among U.S. adults with diagnosed diabetes...
  49. doi request reprint A comparison of depression prevalence estimates measured by the Patient Health Questionnaire with two administration modes: computer-assisted telephone interviewing versus computer-assisted personal interviewing
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Public Health 57:225-33. 2012
    ..To compare depression prevalence estimates measured by the 8-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-8) with two administration modes in two national surveys...
  50. doi request reprint Changes in mortality among US adults with COPD in two national cohorts recruited from 1971-1975 and 1988-1994
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Public Health Surveillance Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K67, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Chest 141:101-10. 2012
    ..COPD is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. Our objective was to examine changes in the mortality rate among persons with COPD in the United States...
  51. doi request reprint Adverse childhood experiences and smoking status in five 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, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Med 53:188-93. 2011
    ..Our objective was to examine the associations between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and smoking behavior among a random sample of adults living in five U.S. states...
  52. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D and all-cause mortality among adults in USA: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Linked Mortality Study
    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, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 40:998-1005. 2011
    ..Whether concentrations of vitamin D are related to mortality remains unresolved. Our objective was to examine the relationship between serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and all-cause mortality in a national sample of US adults...
  53. 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...
  54. pmc Associations between concentrations of vitamin D and concentrations of insulin, glucose, and HbA1c among adolescents 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
    Diabetes Care 34:646-8. 2011
    ..Our objective was to examine the associations between concentrations of vitamin D and concentrations of insulin, glucose, and HbA(1c) in a nationally representative sample of adolescents in the U.S...
  55. doi request reprint Serum α-carotene concentrations and risk of death among US Adults: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Follow-up Study
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS E97, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:507-15. 2011
    ..Limited data are emerging to implicate the important role of α-carotene in the development of CVD or cancer...
  56. 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...
  57. doi request reprint Pre-diabetes and the risk for cardiovascular disease: a systematic review of the evidence
    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 Am Coll Cardiol 55:1310-7. 2010
    ..Our objective was to estimate the magnitude of the relative risk (RR) for cardiovascular disease associated with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) from published prospective observational studies...
  58. doi request reprint Leisure-time aerobic physical activity, muscle-strengthening activity and mortality risks among US adults: the NHANES linked mortality study
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Br J Sports Med 48:244-9. 2014
    ..We examined the mortality risks associated with levels of leisure-time aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening activity based on the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans among US adults...
  59. doi request reprint Trends in modifiable lifestyle-related risk factors following diagnosis in breast cancer survivors
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Public Health Surveillance Program Office, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2500 Century Parkway, Mailstop E 97, Atlanta, GA, 30345, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:563-9. 2013
    ..This study examined the prevalence of lifestyle-related risk factors among female breast cancer survivors by duration of survivorship in the United States...
  60. pmc Associations between Overall and Abdominal Obesity and Suicidal Ideation among US Adult Women
    Guixiang Zhao
    Division of Behavioral Surveillance, Public Health Surveillance Program Office, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Obes 2012:263142. 2012
    ..Thus, the previously reported association between obesity and suicidal ideation appears to be confounded by coexistence of chronic conditions and current depression among women of the United States...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and total cholesterol among children and adolescents 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 Controland Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Circulation 119:1108-15. 2009
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  63. doi request reprint Relationship between adverse childhood experiences and unemployment among adults from five U.S. states
    Yong Liu
    Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mail Stop K 67, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:357-69. 2013
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  64. pmc Factors Associated with Vitamin D Deficiency and Inadequacy among Women of Childbearing Age in the United States
    Guixiang Zhao
    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
    ISRN Obstet Gynecol 2012:691486. 2012
    ..05). Conclusions. Among women of childbearing age, periconceptional intervention programs may focus on multiple risk factors for vitamin D deficiency and inadequacy to ultimately improve their vitamin D nutrition...
  65. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic variation in hypertension-related lifestyle behaviours among US women with self-reported hypertension
    G Zhao
    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
    J Hum Hypertens 22:608-16. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate that race/ethnicity is an independent predictor of lifestyle behaviours related to hypertension control among American women with hypertension...
  66. doi request reprint Body mass index and headaches: findings from a national sample of US adults
    E 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
    Cephalalgia 28:1270-6. 2008
    ..37; 95% CI 1.09, 1.72) had a significantly elevated OR for having a headache compared with participants with a BMI of 18.5-< 25 kg/m(2). BMI is associated with the prevalence of severe headaches or migraines in a non-linear manner...
  67. pmc Use of the prostate-specific antigen test among men aged 75 years or older in the United States: 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Jun Li
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A84. 2010
    ..We describe the prevalence of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in this population and identify factors that may be correlated with the use of this test...
  68. 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...
  69. pmc An increase in dietary n-3 fatty acids decreases a marker of bone resorption in humans
    Amy E Griel
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, 126 S Henderson Bldg, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Nutr J 6:2. 2007
    ..The results indicate that plant sources of dietary n-3 PUFA may have a protective effect on bone metabolism via a decrease in bone resorption in the presence of consistent levels of bone formation...