Karen Bandeen-Roche

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modelling disease progression in terms of exposure history
    K Bandeen-Roche
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stat Med 18:2899-916. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Phenotype of frailty: characterization in the women's health and aging studies
    Karen Bandeen-Roche
    Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:262-6. 2006
  3. pmc Cumulative lead dose and cognitive function in older adults
    Karen Bandeen-Roche
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 20:831-9. 2009
  4. pmc Measuring systemic inflammatory regulation in older adults: evidence and utility
    Karen Bandeen-Roche
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Rejuvenation Res 12:403-10. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Associations of salivary cortisol with cognitive function in the Baltimore memory study
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:810-8. 2007
  6. pmc Predictors of lane-change errors in older drivers
    Cynthia A Munro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Meyer 218, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:457-64. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of visual field loss and mobility performance in older adults: Salisbury Eye Evaluation Study
    Kathleen A Turano
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 81:298-307. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Compensatory strategy use identifies risk of incident disability for the visually impaired
    Sheila K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology and Lions Low Vision Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe Street, Rm 129, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1242-7. 2005
  9. pmc Lifestyle activities and memory: variety may be the spice of life. The women's health and aging study II
    Michelle C Carlson
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:286-94. 2012
  10. pmc Gender and race/ethnicity differences in lead dose biomarkers
    Keson Theppeang
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe St, Room W7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1248-55. 2008

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Modelling disease progression in terms of exposure history
    K Bandeen-Roche
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stat Med 18:2899-916. 1999
    ..We illustrate our methodology using data from a longitudinal epidemiologic investigation of the effects of amateur boxing on neuropsychologic function...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phenotype of frailty: characterization in the women's health and aging studies
    Karen Bandeen-Roche
    Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:262-6. 2006
    ..This article evaluates the cross-validity, criterion validity, and internal validity in the Women's Health and Aging Studies (WHAS) of a discrete measure of frailty recently validated in the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)...
  3. pmc Cumulative lead dose and cognitive function in older adults
    Karen Bandeen-Roche
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 20:831-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated whether cumulative lead dose from environmental exposures is associated with cognitive function and decline, and whether such effects are persistent, reversible, or progressive...
  4. pmc Measuring systemic inflammatory regulation in older adults: evidence and utility
    Karen Bandeen-Roche
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Rejuvenation Res 12:403-10. 2009
    ..We conclude that systemic inflammation is relevant to the process that leads to functional loss in older persons and can be validly measured through biologically informed summary of inflammatory markers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Associations of salivary cortisol with cognitive function in the Baltimore memory study
    Brian K Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:810-8. 2007
    ..Previous studies have concluded that an elevated level of cortisol is a risk factor for cognitive dysfunction and decline in aging but have been limited by sex exclusion, restricted cognitive batteries, and small sample sizes...
  6. pmc Predictors of lane-change errors in older drivers
    Cynthia A Munro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Meyer 218, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:457-64. 2010
    ..To determine the factors that predict errors in executing proper lane changes among older drivers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of visual field loss and mobility performance in older adults: Salisbury Eye Evaluation Study
    Kathleen A Turano
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 81:298-307. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Compensatory strategy use identifies risk of incident disability for the visually impaired
    Sheila K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology and Lions Low Vision Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe Street, Rm 129, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1242-7. 2005
    ..Use of compensatory strategies may be a marker for preclinical disability...
  9. pmc Lifestyle activities and memory: variety may be the spice of life. The women's health and aging study II
    Michelle C Carlson
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:286-94. 2012
    ..Our findings offer new perspectives in promoting a diverse repertoire of activities to mitigate age-related cognitive declines...
  10. pmc Gender and race/ethnicity differences in lead dose biomarkers
    Keson Theppeang
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe St, Room W7041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1248-55. 2008
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  11. pmc Disparities in cognitive functioning by race/ethnicity in the Baltimore Memory Study
    Brian S Schwartz
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:314-20. 2004
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  12. pmc Neighborhood psychosocial hazards and the association of cumulative lead dose with cognitive function in older adults
    Thomas A Glass
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:683-92. 2009
    ..067; executive functioning, P = 0.025). The joint occurrence of environmental stress and lead exposure across the life span may partially explain persistent racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in cognitive function in late life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Divided visual attention as a predictor of bumping while walking: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation
    Aimee Teo Broman
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:2955-60. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between bumping while walking and divided visual attention, as measured by the useful field of view (UFOV)...
  14. ncbi request reprint How does visual impairment affect performance on tasks of everyday life? The SEE Project. Salisbury Eye Evaluation
    Sheila K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:774-80. 2002
    ..To determine the association between performance on selected tasks of everyday life and impairment in visual acuity and contrast sensitivity...
  15. doi request reprint Personality disorders and traits as predictors of incident cardiovascular disease: findings from the 23-year follow-up of the Baltimore ECA study
    Hochang Benjamin Lee
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 4th Floor, 5300 Alpha Commons Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Psychosomatics 51:289-96. 2010
    ..Over the past several decades, the relationship between personality traits and heart disease has interested clinicians and researchers alike...
  16. ncbi request reprint Central corneal thickness and corneal hysteresis associated with glaucoma damage
    Nathan G Congdon
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:868-75. 2006
    ..We sought to measure the impact of central corneal thickness (CCT), a possible risk factor for glaucoma damage, and corneal hysteresis, a proposed measure of corneal resistance to deformation, on various indicators of glaucoma damage...
  17. pmc Apolipoprotein e genotype, cortisol, and cognitive function in community-dwelling older adults
    Brian K Lee
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1456-64. 2008
    ..Background: Elevated cortisol indicates stress and may be a risk factor for cognitive decline in aging. Genetic factors may influence individual vulnerability to the adverse effects of stress on cognitive function in aging...
  18. pmc Associations of bone mineral density and lead levels in blood, tibia, and patella in urban-dwelling women
    Keson Theppeang
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:784-90. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the relations between bone mineral density (BMD) and lead in blood, tibia, and patella and to investigate how BMD modifies these lead biomarkers in older women...
  19. doi request reprint Frailty as a predictor of surgical outcomes in older patients
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Surgery, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 1550 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:901-8. 2010
    ..We designed a study to determine if frailty predicts surgical complications and enhances current perioperative risk models...
  20. ncbi request reprint Initial manifestations of frailty criteria and the development of frailty phenotype in the Women's Health and Aging Study II
    Qian Li Xue
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 700, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:984-90. 2008
    ..This study aims to characterize natural history by which commonly used frailty criteria manifest and to assess whether the rate of progression to frailty depends on initial manifestations...
  21. pmc Sex differences in cognition in healthy elderly individuals
    Cynthia A Munro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 19:759-68. 2012
    ..Our finding that the pattern of sex differences in cognition observed in young adults is observed in old age has implications for future studies of both healthy elderly individuals and of those with cognitive disorders...
  22. pmc Parallel but not equivalent: challenges and solutions for repeated assessment of cognition over time
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:758-72. 2012
    ..This study's objective was to compare mean, linear, and equipercentile equating methods and demonstrate their utility in longitudinal research...
  23. pmc Estimating the rate of progressive visual field damage in those with open-angle glaucoma, from cross-sectional data
    Aimee Teo Broman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology and the Glaucoma Service, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:66-76. 2008
    ..To estimate the rate of visual field progression in open-angle glaucoma (OAG) subjects, by using data from population-based cross-sectional studies...
  24. pmc Exploring the hierarchy of mobility performance in high-functioning older women
    Carlos O Weiss
    Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:167-73. 2007
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  25. pmc Effect of financial strain on mortality in community-dwelling older women
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe street 424, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S369-74. 2008
    ..We examined the extent to which financial strain was associated with increased mortality risk in older women and whether the relationship differed by race...
  26. ncbi request reprint Grating visual acuity using the preferential-looking method in elderly nursing home residents
    David S Friedman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:2572-8. 2002
    ..To assess the performance of two approaches to visual acuity testing in a group of nursing home residents with cognitive impairment. The study was a cross-sectional comparison of the effectiveness of two tests of visual acuity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of blood lead and tibia lead with blood pressure and hypertension in a community sample of older adults
    David Martin
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:467-78. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of complex causal pathways. The data suggest that lead has an acute effect on blood pressure via recent dose and a chronic effect on hypertension risk via cumulative dose...
  28. pmc Patterns of 12-year change in physical activity levels in community-dwelling older women: can modest levels of physical activity help older women live longer?
    Qian Li Xue
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:534-43. 2012
    ..24, 95% confidence interval: 0.63, 2.47). Our findings suggest that physical activity does not have to be vigorous to be beneficial and that the gain may be the greatest among women who reported the lowest levels of activity...
  29. pmc A higher adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet is inversely associated with the development of frailty in community-dwelling elderly men and women
    Sameera A Talegawkar
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nutr 142:2161-6. 2012
    ..48 (95% CI: 0.27, 0.86)] but not with feelings of exhaustion and poor muscle strength. In community-dwelling older adults, higher adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet was inversely associated with the development of frailty...
  30. ncbi request reprint Predictors of objective sleep tendency in the general population
    Naresh M Punjabi
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Sleep 26:678-83. 2003
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  31. pmc Older drivers and failure to stop at red lights
    Sheila K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 2105, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:179-83. 2010
    ..We determined the rate of running red traffic lights among older drivers and the relationship of failure to stop to measures of vision and cognition...
  32. ncbi request reprint Transitions to mobility difficulty associated with lower extremity osteoarthritis in high functioning older women: longitudinal data from the Women's Health and Aging Study II
    Shari M Ling
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, and Center on Aging and Health, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 3001 South Hanover Street, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:256-63. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of lower extremity osteoarthritis (OA) on transitions to mobility difficulty, and to assess the influence of pain, excess weight, and quadriceps strength on these transitions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Visual acuity change and mortality in older adults
    Ellen E Freeman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4040-5. 2005
    ..The goals of this study are to determine whether visual acuity loss increases the risk of dying and to examine whether depressive symptoms act as a mediator in this relationship...
  34. ncbi request reprint Total and differential white blood cell counts and their associations with circulating interleukin-6 levels in community-dwelling older women
    Sean Leng
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerentology, Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Room 5A 24, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:195-9. 2005
    ..Although white blood cells (WBC), or leukocytes, are known to produce IL-6 in vitro, their in vivo relationship with circulating IL-6 levels is not well established...
  35. doi request reprint The effect of disability on personal quality of primary care received by older adults
    Chun Ju Hsiao
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1835-42. 2009
    ..A 'response shift' phenomenon may explain the lack of an observed association between persistent disability and personal quality of care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Combining complete multivariate outcomes with incomplete covariate information: a latent class approach
    Qian Li Xue
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Biometrics 58:110-20. 2002
    ..Combining information in the proposed way is found to improve both accuracy and precision in summarizing multiple categorical outcomes, which effectively diminishes ambiguity and bias in making risk factor inferences...
  37. pmc Functional decline and recovery of activities of daily living in hospitalized, disabled older women: the Women's Health and Aging Study I
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1757-66. 2009
    ..To determine, in disabled, older, community-dwelling women who were hospitalized, the rates and predictors of functional decline, the probability and time course of subsequent functional recovery, and predictors of functional recovery...
  38. ncbi request reprint Occupational lead exposure and longitudinal decline in neurobehavioral test scores
    Brian S Schwartz
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Epidemiology 16:106-13. 2005
    ....
  39. pmc Predictors of patterns of pain, fatigue, and insomnia during the first year after a cancer diagnosis in the elderly
    Sharon L Kozachik
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:334-44. 2008
    ..Pain, fatigue, and insomnia co-occurrence is associated with adverse outcomes and should be proactively targeted for intervention...
  40. ncbi request reprint Towards patient-centered health services in India--a scale to measure patient perceptions of quality
    Krishna Dipankar Rao
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of International Health, E 13 6 Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 57, India
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:414-21. 2006
    ..i) To develop a reliable and valid scale to measure in-patient and outpatient perceptions of quality in India and (ii) to identify aspects of perceived quality which have large effects on patient satisfaction...
  41. pmc The stability of DSM personality disorders over twelve to eighteen years
    Gerald Nestadt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Meyer 113, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 44:1-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the stability of DSM-III personality disorders in a community sample of eastern Baltimore residents unselected for treatment...
  42. pmc Predicting memory training response patterns: results from ACTIVE
    Jessica B S Langbaum
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:14-23. 2009
    ..Taken together, the findings suggest that we can characterize and predict older adults' response to memory training...
  43. pmc Monoamine oxidase A regulates antisocial personality in whites with no history of physical abuse
    Irving M Reti
    The School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 52:188-94. 2011
    ..The 30-base pair variable number tandem repeat in the MAOA promoter regulates MAOA levels, but its effects on ASP in humans are unclear...
  44. ncbi request reprint Influence of corneal structure, corneal responsiveness, and other ocular parameters on tonometric measurement of intraocular pressure
    Aimee Teo Broman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Glaucoma 16:581-8. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination by race among disabled community dwelling older women
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:220-36. 2004
    ..The utilization rate did not approach the Healthy People 2010 target...
  46. pmc Searching for valid psychiatric phenotypes: discrete latent variable models
    Jeannie Marie S Leoutsakos
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:63-73. 2010
    ..A primary challenge in psychiatric genetics is the lack of a completely validated system of classification for mental disorders. Appropriate statistical methods are needed to empirically derive more homogenous disorder subtypes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Measures of visual function and percentage of preferred walking speed in older adults: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Project
    Ilesh Patel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:65-71. 2006
    ....
  48. pmc Selectivity of executive function deficits in mild cognitive impairment
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21287 7218, USA
    Neuropsychology 23:607-18. 2009
    ..Multiple-domain MCI patients had more severe impairments in planning/problem solving and working memory than single-domain patients, leading to the supposition that they, not pure amnestic MCIs, are at highest risk of imminent dementia...
  49. doi request reprint Mental health of children of low-income depressed mothers: influences of parenting, family environment, and raters
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Population, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:329-36. 2009
    ..This study examined the association of maternal depression with the emotional and behavioral problems and adaptive skills of four- to ten-year-old children as rated by their mothers, fathers, and teachers...
  50. pmc Characterizing sleep structure using the hypnogram
    Bruce J Swihart
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:349-55. 2008
    ..The primary objective of this investigation was to demonstrate the utility of log-linear and multistate analysis of the sleep hypnogram in evaluating differences in nocturnal sleep structure in subjects with and without SDB...
  51. pmc Comparative effectiveness studies to improve clinical outcomes in end stage renal disease: the DEcIDE patient outcomes in end stage renal disease study
    L Ebony Boulware
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E, Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:167. 2012
    ..Evidence is lacking to inform providers' and patients' decisions about many common treatment strategies for patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Short stature and the risk of adiposity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes in middle age: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), 1988-1994
    Keiko Asao
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1632-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between stature-related measurements (height, leg length, and leg length-to-height ratio) and adiposity, insulin resistance, and glucose intolerance...