DeMarc A Hickson

Summary

Affiliation: Jackson State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pedometer determined physical activity tracks in African American adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    Robert L Newton
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA Catrine
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:44. 2012
  2. pmc Gender differences in the association of visceral and subcutaneous adiposity with adiponectin in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study
    Aurelian Bidulescu
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, 30310, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:9. 2013
  3. pmc Social patterning of cumulative biological risk by education and income among African Americans
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1362-9. 2012
  4. pmc The associations of multiple dimensions of discrimination and abdominal fat in African American adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 43:4-14. 2012
  5. pmc Pericardial fat is associated with impaired lung function and a restrictive lung pattern in adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, 350 W Woodrow Wilson Dr, Ste 701, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Chest 140:1567-73. 2011
  6. pmc Diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, and metabolic biomarkers in individuals with normal glucose tolerance are inversely associated with lung function: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Suite 701, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Lung 189:311-21. 2011
  7. pmc Associations of fast food restaurant availability with dietary intake and weight among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study, 2000-2004
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S301-9. 2011
  8. pmc Geographic representation of the jackson heart study cohort to the African-American population in Jackson, Mississippi
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:110-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Leptin is inversely associated with lung function in African Americans, independent of adiposity: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1054-61. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position is positively associated with blood pressure dipping among African-American adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:1015-21. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Pedometer determined physical activity tracks in African American adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    Robert L Newton
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA Catrine
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:44. 2012
    ..This study investigated the number of pedometer assessment occasions required to establish habitual physical activity in African American adults...
  2. pmc Gender differences in the association of visceral and subcutaneous adiposity with adiponectin in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study
    Aurelian Bidulescu
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, 30310, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:9. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Social patterning of cumulative biological risk by education and income among African Americans
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1362-9. 2012
    ..We examined the social patterning of cumulative dysregulation of multiple systems, or allostatic load, among African Americans adults...
  4. pmc The associations of multiple dimensions of discrimination and abdominal fat in African American adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 43:4-14. 2012
    ..Discrimination may be adversely associated with abdominal obesity, but few studies have examined associations with abdominal fat...
  5. pmc Pericardial fat is associated with impaired lung function and a restrictive lung pattern in adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, 350 W Woodrow Wilson Dr, Ste 701, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Chest 140:1567-73. 2011
    ..Pericardial fat has been shown to be associated with anomalies in cardiac structure, function, and atherosclerosis. We hypothesized that pericardial fat may have a similar role in the impairment of lung function...
  6. pmc Diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, and metabolic biomarkers in individuals with normal glucose tolerance are inversely associated with lung function: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Suite 701, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Lung 189:311-21. 2011
    ..Overall, our findings generally support the hypothesis that diabetes, IGT, and increased levels of metabolic biomarkers in individuals with NGT are inversely associated with lung function in African Americans, independent of adiposity...
  7. pmc Associations of fast food restaurant availability with dietary intake and weight among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study, 2000-2004
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S301-9. 2011
    ..We examined the associations of fast food restaurant (FFR) availability with dietary intake and weight among African Americans in the southeastern United States...
  8. pmc Geographic representation of the jackson heart study cohort to the African-American population in Jackson, Mississippi
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson Heart Study, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:110-7. 2011
    ..This is of critical importance as the authors continue to explore novel approaches to investigate the geographic variation in disease etiology...
  9. doi request reprint Leptin is inversely associated with lung function in African Americans, independent of adiposity: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1054-61. 2011
    ..Serum leptin concentration was strongly, inversely, and independently associated with lung function in African Americans, especially African-American men and obese women...
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position is positively associated with blood pressure dipping among African-American adults: the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:1015-21. 2011
    ..Lower socioeconomic position (SEP) may be an important predictor of NBP dipping, especially in African Americans (AA). However, the determinants of NBP dipping are not fully understood...
  11. pmc Dietary patterns, abdominal visceral adipose tissue, and cardiometabolic risk factors in African Americans: the Jackson heart study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:644-51. 2013
    ..To examine the relative association of abdominal visceral adipose tissue (VAT) with cardiometabolic risk factors between African and European Americans...
  12. doi request reprint Asthma and asthma severity among African American adults in the Jackson Heart Study
    DeMarc A Hickson
    Jackson State University, Jackson Heart Study, Coordinating Center, USA
    J Asthma 46:421-8. 2009
    ..The prevalence of asthma in the JHS is lower than state and national estimates, although the estimates are not directly comparable. Furthermore, asthma is drastically underdiagnosed in this population...
  13. pmc Pericardial fat and echocardiographic measures of cardiac abnormalities: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:341-6. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate the association of PAT with echocardiographic measures of LV abnormalities in the Jackson Heart Study (JHS)...
  14. pmc Impact of abdominal visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue on cardiometabolic risk factors: the Jackson Heart Study
    Jiankang Liu
    Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39213 4505, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:5419-26. 2010
    ..Abdominal visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and sc adipose tissue (SAT) may confer differential metabolic risk profiles. We investigated the relations of VAT and SAT with cardiometabolic risk factors in the Jackson Heart Study cohort...
  15. doi request reprint Are religiosity and spirituality associated with obesity among African Americans in the Southeastern United States (the Jackson Heart Study)?
    Roy R Reeves
    G V Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center, Mental Health Service, 1500 E Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    J Relig Health 51:32-48. 2012
    ..The association between religion and spirituality and weight gain deserves further investigation in studies with a longitudinal study design...