Goodarz Danaei

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Observational data for comparative effectiveness research: an emulation of randomised trials of statins and primary prevention of coronary heart disease
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 22:70-96. 2013
  2. pmc Statins and Risk of Diabetes: An analysis of electronic medical records to evaluate possible bias due to differential survival
    Goodarz Danaei
    Corresponding author Goodarz Danaei
    Diabetes Care 36:1236-40. 2013
  3. pmc Hypothetical midlife interventions in women and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 24:122-8. 2013
  4. pmc Bias in observational studies of prevalent users: lessons for comparative effectiveness research from a meta-analysis of statins
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:250-62. 2012
  5. pmc National and subnational mortality effects of metabolic risk factors and smoking in Iran: a comparative risk assessment
    Farshad Farzadfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Popul Health Metr 9:55. 2011
  6. pmc Diabetes prevalence and diagnosis in US states: analysis of health surveys
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Popul Health Metr 7:16. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The global cardiovascular risk transition: associations of four metabolic risk factors with national income, urbanization, and Western diet in 1980 and 2008
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 127:1493-502, 1502e1-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The age associations of blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose: analysis of health examination surveys from international populations
    Gitanjali M Singh
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 125:2204-11. 2012
  9. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country-years and 2·7 million participants
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 378:31-40. 2011
  10. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in serum total cholesterol since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 321 country-years and 3·0 million participants
    Farshad Farzadfar
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 377:578-86. 2011

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Publications21

  1. pmc Observational data for comparative effectiveness research: an emulation of randomised trials of statins and primary prevention of coronary heart disease
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 22:70-96. 2013
    ..In contrast, a conventional comparison of current users versus never users of statin therapy resulted in a HR of 1.31 (1.04, 1.66). We provide a flexible and annotated SAS program to implement the proposed analyses...
  2. pmc Statins and Risk of Diabetes: An analysis of electronic medical records to evaluate possible bias due to differential survival
    Goodarz Danaei
    Corresponding author Goodarz Danaei
    Diabetes Care 36:1236-40. 2013
    ..CONCLUSIONS In this sample of the general population, statin therapy was associated with 14% increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Differential survival did not explain this increased risk...
  3. pmc Hypothetical midlife interventions in women and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 24:122-8. 2013
    ..We estimated the long-term effects of hypothetical lifestyle interventions on diabetes in a prospective study of healthy women, using the parametric g-formula...
  4. pmc Bias in observational studies of prevalent users: lessons for comparative effectiveness research from a meta-analysis of statins
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:250-62. 2012
    ..84 (95% CI: 0.77, 0.91). It appears that the greater the proportion of prevalent statin users in observational studies, the larger the discrepancy between observational and randomized estimates...
  5. pmc National and subnational mortality effects of metabolic risk factors and smoking in Iran: a comparative risk assessment
    Farshad Farzadfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Popul Health Metr 9:55. 2011
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  6. pmc Diabetes prevalence and diagnosis in US states: analysis of health surveys
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Popul Health Metr 7:16. 2009
    ..Self-reported diabetes prevalence may be biased because respondents may not be aware of their risk status. Our objective was to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes by state...
  7. doi request reprint The global cardiovascular risk transition: associations of four metabolic risk factors with national income, urbanization, and Western diet in 1980 and 2008
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 127:1493-502, 1502e1-8. 2013
    ..We investigated the associations of body mass index (BMI), fasting plasma glucose, systolic blood pressure, and serum total cholesterol with national income, Western diet, and, for BMI, urbanization in 1980 and 2008...
  8. doi request reprint The age associations of blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose: analysis of health examination surveys from international populations
    Gitanjali M Singh
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 125:2204-11. 2012
    ..We examined worldwide variations in the age associations of systolic blood pressure (SBP), total cholesterol (TC), and fasting plasma glucose (FPG)...
  9. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country-years and 2·7 million participants
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 378:31-40. 2011
    ..We estimated trends and their uncertainties in mean fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and diabetes prevalence for adults aged 25 years and older in 199 countries and territories...
  10. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in serum total cholesterol since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 321 country-years and 3·0 million participants
    Farshad Farzadfar
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 377:578-86. 2011
    ..Previous analyses of trends in serum cholesterol were limited to a few countries, with no consistent and comparable global analysis. We estimated worldwide trends in population mean serum total cholesterol...
  11. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in body-mass index since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 960 country-years and 9·1 million participants
    Mariel M Finucane
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 377:557-67. 2011
    ..However, few worldwide comparative analyses of long-term trends of body-mass index (BMI) have been done, and none have used recent national health examination surveys. We estimated worldwide trends in population mean BMI...
  12. pmc Associations of Suboptimal Growth with All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in Children under Five Years: A Pooled Analysis of Ten Prospective Studies
    Ibironke Olofin
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e64636. 2013
    ..Child undernutrition affects millions of children globally. We investigated associations between suboptimal growth and mortality by pooling large studies...
  13. doi request reprint Trends and cardiovascular mortality effects of state-level blood pressure and uncontrolled hypertension in the United States
    Majid Ezzati
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave Bldg 1, 1107, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 117:905-14. 2008
    ..Our aim was to estimate levels and trends in state-level mean systolic blood pressure (SBP), the prevalence of uncontrolled systolic hypertension, and cardiovascular mortality attributable to all levels of higher-than-optimal SBP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Global and regional mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke attributable to higher-than-optimum blood glucose concentration: comparative risk assessment
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 368:1651-9. 2006
    ..We aimed to quantify population-level effects of all higher-than-optimum concentrations of blood glucose on mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke worldwide...
  15. pmc The preventable causes of death in the United States: comparative risk assessment of dietary, lifestyle, and metabolic risk factors
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS Med 6:e1000058. 2009
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  16. pmc The promise of prevention: the effects of four preventable risk factors on national life expectancy and life expectancy disparities by race and county in the United States
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000248. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint National, regional, and global trends in systolic blood pressure since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 786 country-years and 5·4 million participants
    Goodarz Danaei
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 377:568-77. 2011
    ..However, few worldwide analyses of trends in blood pressure have been done. We estimated worldwide trends in population mean systolic blood pressure (SBP)...
  18. doi request reprint The effect of multiple anthropometric deficits on child mortality: meta-analysis of individual data in 10 prospective studies from developing countries
    Christine M McDonald
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:896-901. 2013
    ..Child stunting, wasting, and underweight have been individually associated with increased mortality. However, there has not been an analysis of the mortality risk associated with multiple anthropometric deficits...
  19. pmc The age-specific quantitative effects of metabolic risk factors on cardiovascular diseases and diabetes: a pooled analysis
    Gitanjali M Singh
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65174. 2013
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  20. doi request reprint The contributions of risk factor trends to cardiometabolic mortality decline in 26 industrialized countries
    Mariachiara Di Cesare
    MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, UK, Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland and Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:838-48. 2013
    ..We estimated the potential role of trends in population body mass index, systolic blood pressure, serum total cholesterol and smoking in cardiometabolic mortality decline in 26 industrialized countries...
  21. ncbi request reprint Causes of cancer in the world: comparative risk assessment of nine behavioural and environmental risk factors
    Goodarz Danaei
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 366:1784-93. 2005
    ..In this report, we estimate mortality from 12 types of cancer attributable to nine risk factors in seven World Bank regions for 2001...