Peter H Langlois

Summary

Affiliation: Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Maternal dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites and nitrosamines and selected birth defects in offspring: a case-control study
    John C Huber
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, MS 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Nutr J 12:34. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Maternal occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and risk of neural tube defect-affected pregnancies
    Peter H Langlois
    Texas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas 78714 9347, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 94:693-700. 2012
  3. pmc Maternal characteristics associated with the dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines in women of child-bearing age: a cross-sectional study
    John S Griesenbeck
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, 77843 1266, USA
    Environ Health 9:10. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Time trends in the prevalence of birth defects in Texas 1999-2007: real or artifactual?
    Peter H Langlois
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:902-17. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Maternal residential proximity to waste sites and industrial facilities and conotruncal heart defects in offspring
    Peter H Langlois
    Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78714 9347, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:321-31. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Using registry data to suggest which birth defects may be more susceptible to artifactual clusters and trends
    Peter H Langlois
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:798-805. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Urban versus rural residence and occurrence of septal heart defects in Texas
    Peter H Langlois
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas 78714 9347, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:764-72. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Occurrence of conotruncal heart birth defects in Texas: a comparison of urban/rural classifications
    Peter H Langlois
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas 78714 9347, USA
    J Rural Health 26:164-74. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal exposures to hazardous waste sites and industrial facilities and risk of neural tube defects in offspring
    Lucina Suarez
    Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:772-7. 2007
  10. pmc Validity of parental work information on the birth certificate
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, 201 SRPH Administration Building, College Station, Texas, 77843 1266, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:95. 2008

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Publications28

  1. pmc Maternal dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites and nitrosamines and selected birth defects in offspring: a case-control study
    John C Huber
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, MS 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Nutr J 12:34. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between maternal dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites (including plant and animal sources as separate groups), and nitrosamines and several types of birth defects in offspring...
  2. doi request reprint Maternal occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and risk of neural tube defect-affected pregnancies
    Peter H Langlois
    Texas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas 78714 9347, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 94:693-700. 2012
    ..This study evaluated whether there is an association between maternal occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and neural tube defects (NTDs) in offspring. This is the first such study of which the authors are aware...
  3. pmc Maternal characteristics associated with the dietary intake of nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines in women of child-bearing age: a cross-sectional study
    John S Griesenbeck
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, TX, 77843 1266, USA
    Environ Health 9:10. 2010
    ..Very little information is available on intake of nitrates, nitrites, and nitrosamines and factors related to increased consumption of these compounds...
  4. doi request reprint Time trends in the prevalence of birth defects in Texas 1999-2007: real or artifactual?
    Peter H Langlois
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:902-17. 2011
    ..Few studies have reported time trends for total birth defects or for a comprehensive range of phenotypes...
  5. doi request reprint Maternal residential proximity to waste sites and industrial facilities and conotruncal heart defects in offspring
    Peter H Langlois
    Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78714 9347, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:321-31. 2009
    ..In this study population, maternal residential proximity to waste sites or industries with reported air emissions was not associated with conotruncal heart defects or its subtypes in offspring, with the exception of truncus arteriosus...
  6. ncbi request reprint Using registry data to suggest which birth defects may be more susceptible to artifactual clusters and trends
    Peter H Langlois
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:798-805. 2007
    ..Some birth defects appear to be more susceptible than others to artifactual prevalence variability over time or geographically. This article uses an empirical approach to try to identify them...
  7. doi request reprint Urban versus rural residence and occurrence of septal heart defects in Texas
    Peter H Langlois
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas 78714 9347, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:764-72. 2009
    ..Few studies have compared multiple measures of urban/rural residence...
  8. doi request reprint Occurrence of conotruncal heart birth defects in Texas: a comparison of urban/rural classifications
    Peter H Langlois
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas 78714 9347, USA
    J Rural Health 26:164-74. 2010
    ..1) Determine if there is an association between 3 conotruncal heart birth defects and urban/rural residence of mother. (2) Compare results using different methods of measuring urban/rural status...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maternal exposures to hazardous waste sites and industrial facilities and risk of neural tube defects in offspring
    Lucina Suarez
    Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:772-7. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between maternal proximity to hazardous waste sites and industrial facilities and neural tube defect (NTD) risk...
  10. pmc Validity of parental work information on the birth certificate
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, 201 SRPH Administration Building, College Station, Texas, 77843 1266, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:95. 2008
    ..Because such information might be useful in the surveillance of job-related risk areas, we assessed the quality of parental work information on the U.S. birth certificate...
  11. doi request reprint Polytomous logistic regression as a tool for exploring heterogeneity across birth defect subtypes: an example using anencephaly and spina bifida
    Philip J Lupo
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:701-5. 2010
    ..Although the validity of using composite phenotypes has been questioned, formal evaluations of the underlying assumption of effect homogeneity across component phenotypes have not been conducted...
  12. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of selected heritable birth defects in Texas
    Karen B Moffitt
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas 78714 9347, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:990-4. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Epidemiologic features and clinical subgroups of anotia/microtia in Texas
    Mark A Canfield
    Texas Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78714 9347, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:905-13. 2009
    ..Few studies have investigated the epidemiologic features of clinically defined subgroups of anotia/microtia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Residential mobility patterns and exposure misclassification in epidemiologic studies of birth defects
    Mark A Canfield
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:538-43. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Association of paternal age with prevalence of selected birth defects
    Natalie P Archer
    Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:27-34. 2007
    ..We used cases from the Texas birth defect registry, born during 1996-2002, to evaluate the association of paternal age with the prevalence of selected structural birth defects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Birth defects and military service since 1990
    Peter H Langlois
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Mail Code 1964, P O Box 149347, Austin, TX 78714 9347, USA
    Mil Med 174:170-6. 2009
    ..Overall, the results indicated no statistically significant association between parental military service since 1990 and increased risk of birth defects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of encephalocele in Texas, 1999-2002
    Shu Wen
    Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:2150-5. 2007
    ..52, 95% CI 1.01-2.27) and those less than 20 years of age (adjusted prevalence ratio: 1.55, 95% CI 0.98-2.45). These findings add to the existing literature on the descriptive epidemiology of encephalocele...
  18. doi request reprint Investigation into an increase in plagiocephaly in Texas from 1999 to 2007
    Shane U Sheu
    Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78714 9347, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:708-13. 2011
    ..To examine factors that may explain a 9-fold increase in plagiocephaly in Texas from 1999 to 2007...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parental occupation, Hispanic ethnicity, and risk of selected congenital malformations in offspring
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:218-24. 2008
    ..Because few studies have examined the effect of Hispanic ethnicity on occupational associations, we examined whether risk associated with certain occupations was heightened in Hispanics compared with non-Hispanic Whites...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence is the preferred measure of frequency of birth defects
    Craig A Mason
    University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:690-2. 2005
    ..The basis for this recommendation, and issues involved in calculating both measures, are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characteristics that predict locating and interviewing mothers identified by a state birth defects registry and vital records
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:60-5. 2006
    ..State vital records are often used to select population-based controls in record-linkage studies of birth defects. However, locating and contacting individuals based on these data sources to collect additional data can be a challenge...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of residential geocoding methods in population-based study of air quality and birth defects
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Environ Res 101:256-62. 2006
    ..Incomplete geocoding may have resulted in a selection bias because of the under-representation of Latinas in our study population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Maternal residential proximity to waste sites and industrial facilities and oral clefts in offspring
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Dr Brender, Texas A and M School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:565-72. 2006
    ..This study examined the association between oral clefts and maternal residential proximity to waste sites or industries...
  24. ncbi request reprint GIS-EpiLink: a spatial search tool for linking environmental and health data
    F Benjamin Zhan
    Texas Center for Geographic Information Science, Department of Geography, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas 78666, USA
    J Med Syst 30:405-12. 2006
    ..The tool was used in a research project and it successfully provided the necessary data for epidemiological analyses. This tool should be very useful to epidemiologists in environmental health research...
  25. ncbi request reprint Residential proximity to waste sites and industrial facilities and chromosomal anomalies in offspring
    Jean D Brender
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A and M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 211:50-8. 2008
    ..8, 95% CI 1.2-42.8). Study findings suggest some relation between residential proximity to industries with emissions of solvents or heavy metals and chromosomal anomalies in births to older mothers...
  26. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiologic features shared by birth defects thought to be related to vascular disruption in Texas, 1996-2002
    Tasneem Husain
    Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler, Houston, Texas 77054, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:435-40. 2008
    ..In utero vascular disruptions are thought to be associated with a variety of birth defects. This study examined the descriptive epidemiology of several of those defects using data from a large birth defects registry...
  27. ncbi request reprint Match rate and positional accuracy of two geocoding methods for epidemiologic research
    F Benjamin Zhan
    Department of Geography, Texas Center for Geographic Information Science, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:842-9. 2006
    ..This study compares the match rate and positional accuracy of two geocoding methods: the popular geocoding tool in ArcGIS 9.1 and the Centrus GeoCoder for ArcGIS...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparison of trihalomethanes in tap water and blood
    Amy M Miles
    Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1692-8. 2002
    ..This finding suggests that other factors, in addition to tap water concentrations, may be important in determining THM concentrations in the blood...