Y Claire Wang

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Future cardiovascular disease in china: markov model and risk factor scenario projections from the coronary heart disease policy model-china
    Andrew Moran
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:243-52. 2010
  2. doi Weight-related behaviors when children are in school versus on summer breaks: does income matter?
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 W 168th Street, rm 481, New York, NY 10032
    J Sch Health 85:458-66. 2015
  3. doi Severe Obesity In Adults Cost State Medicaid Programs Nearly $8 Billion In 2013
    Y Claire Wang
    Y Claire Wang is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, in New York City
    Health Aff (Millwood) 34:1923-31. 2015
  4. doi Caloric effect of a 16-ounce (473-mL) portion-size cap on sugar-sweetened beverages served in restaurants
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:430-5. 2013
  5. doi The caloric calculator: average caloric impact of childhood obesity interventions
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:e3-13. 2013
  6. pmc Derivation of background mortality by smoking and obesity in cancer simulation models
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Med Decis Making 33:176-97. 2013
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of secondary screening modalities for hypertension
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, Stony Brook University, New York, NY, USA
    Blood Press Monit 18:1-7. 2013
  8. doi Reaching the healthy people goals for reducing childhood obesity: closing the energy gap
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:437-44. 2012
  9. doi A penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would cut health and cost burdens of diabetes
    Y Claire Wang
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:199-207. 2012
  10. ncbi Forecasting the obesity epidemic in the aging U.S. population
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, 600 W 168th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2855-65. 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Future cardiovascular disease in china: markov model and risk factor scenario projections from the coronary heart disease policy model-china
    Andrew Moran
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:243-52. 2010
    ..The relative effects of individual and combined risk factor trends on future cardiovascular disease in China have not been quantified in detail...
  2. doi Weight-related behaviors when children are in school versus on summer breaks: does income matter?
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 W 168th Street, rm 481, New York, NY 10032
    J Sch Health 85:458-66. 2015
    ..Little is known about whether behavioral risk factors for childhood obesity, such as diet and physical activity, also demonstrate a widening difference by income when children are out of school...
  3. doi Severe Obesity In Adults Cost State Medicaid Programs Nearly $8 Billion In 2013
    Y Claire Wang
    Y Claire Wang is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, in New York City
    Health Aff (Millwood) 34:1923-31. 2015
    ..Ensuring and expanding Medicaid-eligible populations' access to cost-effective treatment for severe obesity should be part of each state's strategy to mitigate rising obesity-related health care costs...
  4. doi Caloric effect of a 16-ounce (473-mL) portion-size cap on sugar-sweetened beverages served in restaurants
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:430-5. 2013
    ..One critical question is whether such a policy may disproportionally affect low-income or overweight individuals...
  5. doi The caloric calculator: average caloric impact of childhood obesity interventions
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:e3-13. 2013
    ..Population-level interventions to reverse the epidemic can be assessed by the degree to which they increase energy expenditure and/or reduce caloric intake. However, no common metric exists for such comparative assessment...
  6. pmc Derivation of background mortality by smoking and obesity in cancer simulation models
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Med Decis Making 33:176-97. 2013
    ..However, this can lead to bias because common risk factors such as smoking and obesity also predispose individuals for deaths from other causes such as cardiovascular disease...
  7. pmc Cost-effectiveness of secondary screening modalities for hypertension
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, Stony Brook University, New York, NY, USA
    Blood Press Monit 18:1-7. 2013
    ..The incorporation of other diagnostic modalities, such as home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM), holds promise to improve diagnostic accuracy and subsequent treatment decisions...
  8. doi Reaching the healthy people goals for reducing childhood obesity: closing the energy gap
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:437-44. 2012
    ..However, population-level estimates of the changes in daily energy balance needed to reach these goals are lacking...
  9. doi A penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would cut health and cost burdens of diabetes
    Y Claire Wang
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:199-207. 2012
    ..In addition to generating approximately $13 billion in annual tax revenue, a modest tax on sugar-sweetened beverages could reduce the adverse health and cost burdens of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases...
  10. ncbi Forecasting the obesity epidemic in the aging U.S. population
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, 600 W 168th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2855-65. 2007
    ..The objective was to forecast BMI distribution in the U.S. population along with demographic changes based on past race-, sex-, and birth cohort-specific secular trends...
  11. doi Health and economic burden of the projected obesity trends in the USA and the UK
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Lancet 378:815-25. 2011
    ..Hence, effective policies to promote healthier weight also have economic benefits...
  12. doi Increasing caloric contribution from sugar-sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juices among US children and adolescents, 1988-2004
    Y Claire Wang
    Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, 600 West 168th St, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1604-14. 2008
    ..We sought to document increases in caloric contributions from sugar-sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juice among US youth during 1988-2004...
  13. doi Impact of change in sweetened caloric beverage consumption on energy intake among children and adolescents
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, 600 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:336-43. 2009
    ..To estimate the net caloric impact from replacing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with alternatives in children and adolescents in naturalistic settings...
  14. doi Increasing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among US adults: 1988-1994 to 1999-2004
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:372-81. 2009
    ..Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) has been linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes...
  15. pmc Diet-beverage consumption and caloric intake among US adults, overall and by body weight
    Sara N Bleich
    Sara N Bleich and Julia A Wolfson are with the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Seanna Vine and Y Claire Wang are with the Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
    Am J Public Health 104:e72-8. 2014
    ..We examined national patterns in adult diet-beverage consumption and caloric intake by body-weight status...
  16. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of blood pressure screening in adolescents in the United States
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr 158:257-64.e1-7. 2011
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  17. ncbi Estimating the energy gap among US children: a counterfactual approach
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 718 Huntington Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1721-33. 2006
    ..Our goal was to quantify the magnitude of energy imbalance responsible for the increase in body weight among US children during the periods 1988-1994 and 1999-2002...
  18. pmc Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among adults with type 2 diabetes
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:551-5. 2011
    ..To examine patterns of sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption among U.S. adults with type 2 diabetes in 2003-2006...
  19. doi Why the Neighborhood Social Environment Is Critical in Obesity Prevention
    Shakira F Suglia
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th St, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 93:206-12. 2016
    ..Intervention studies that promote healthy behaviors and prevent obesity while addressing aspects of the neighborhood social environment are necessary to better identify targets for obesity prevention. ..
  20. doi Disparities in youth physical activity in the United States: 2003-2006
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:888-93. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine changes in physical activity among children and adolescents, by race/ethnicity, in the United States from 2003-2004 to 2005-2006...
  21. doi Economic evaluation of registered nurse tenure on nursing home resident outcomes
    MAYUKO UCHIDA-NAKAKOJI
    Columbia University School of Nursing, Center for Health Policy at Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, 10032, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 29:89-95. 2016
    ..This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of two nurse workforce scenarios focusing on RN tenure (high versus low), and the associated transfers from NH to the hospital...
  22. pmc State-level estimates of obesity-attributable costs of absenteeism
    Tatiana Andreyeva
    From the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity Dr Andreyeva and Mr Luedicke, Yale University, New Haven, Conn and Department of Health Policy and Management Dr Wang, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY Mr Luedicke is currently with StataCorp
    J Occup Environ Med 56:1120-7. 2014
    ..To provide state-level estimates of obesity-attributable costs of absenteeism among working adults in the United States...
  23. pmc Cost-effectiveness of chemoprevention with proton pump inhibitors in Barrett's esophagus
    Reem Z Sharaiha
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1305 York Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY, 10021, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 59:1222-30. 2014
    ..However, long-term PPI use has been associated with several adverse effects, and the cost-effectiveness of chemoprevention with PPIs has not been evaluated...
  24. pmc Cost-effectiveness of QuantiFERON testing before initiation of biological therapy in inflammatory bowel disease
    Arun Swaminath
    Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York Department of Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:2444-9. 2013
    ..We compared the performance of TST and QFT-G for screening latent TB among immunosuppressed IBD patients based on prevalence, mortality risk from reactivation TB, and costs...
  25. pmc Effect of change in systolic blood pressure between clinic visits on estimated 10-year cardiovascular disease risk
    Siqin Ye
    Department of Medicine, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 8:159-65. 2014
    ..SBP variability can affect CVD risk estimation, and can influence statin eligibility for individuals with an estimated 10-year CVD risk between 5% and 10%. ..