F Dominici

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Testing the harvesting hypothesis by time-domain regression analysis. I: baseline analysis
    Karen Fung
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1137-54. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk models for particulate air pollution
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1883-9. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Model selection and health effect estimation in environmental epidemiology
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 19:558-60. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Revised analyses of the National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study: mortality among residents of 90 cities
    Francesca Dominici
    Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1071-92. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical bivariate time series models: a combined analysis of the effects of particulate matter on morbidity and mortality
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 3179, USA
    Biostatistics 5:341-60. 2004
  6. pmc Fine particulate air pollution and hospital admission for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 295:1127-34. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Airborne particulate matter and mortality: timescale effects in four US cities
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1055-65. 2003
  8. pmc National maps of the effects of particulate matter on mortality: exploring geographical variation
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 3179, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:39-44. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Smooth quantile ratio estimation with regression: estimating medical expenditures for smoking-attributable diseases
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD 21205 3179, USA
    Biostatistics 6:505-19. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint On the use of generalized additive models in time-series studies of air pollution and health
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 3179, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:193-203. 2002

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Testing the harvesting hypothesis by time-domain regression analysis. I: baseline analysis
    Karen Fung
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1137-54. 2005
    ..If pollution affects mortality in the frail pool more than entrants, larger effects will occur at shorter time scales...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk models for particulate air pollution
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1883-9. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Model selection and health effect estimation in environmental epidemiology
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 19:558-60. 2008
    ..This is true especially when model choice and estimation are performed on the same data. The development of appropriate statistical tools remains an open area of investigation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Revised analyses of the National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study: mortality among residents of 90 cities
    Francesca Dominici
    Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1071-92. 2005
    ..The findings of the updated analysis with regard to spatial heterogeneity across the 90 cities were unchanged from the original analyses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical bivariate time series models: a combined analysis of the effects of particulate matter on morbidity and mortality
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 3179, USA
    Biostatistics 5:341-60. 2004
    ..We illustrate this prediction using New York as an example...
  6. pmc Fine particulate air pollution and hospital admission for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 295:1127-34. 2006
    ..5 microm in aerodynamic diameter [PM2.5]) is limited. Results from the new national monitoring network for PM2.5 make possible systematic research on health risks at national and regional scales...
  7. ncbi request reprint Airborne particulate matter and mortality: timescale effects in four US cities
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1055-65. 2003
    ..These analyses provide additional evidence that associations between particle indexes and mortality do not imply only an advance in the timing of death by a few days for frail individuals...
  8. pmc National maps of the effects of particulate matter on mortality: exploring geographical variation
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 3179, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:39-44. 2003
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  9. ncbi request reprint Smooth quantile ratio estimation with regression: estimating medical expenditures for smoking-attributable diseases
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD 21205 3179, USA
    Biostatistics 6:505-19. 2005
    ..Using a simulation study, we compare frequentist properties of two-part regression SQUARE with maximum likelihood estimators for the log-transformed expenditures...
  10. ncbi request reprint On the use of generalized additive models in time-series studies of air pollution and health
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 3179, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:193-203. 2002
    ..The authors found that pooled NMMAPS estimates were very similar under the first and third methods but were biased upward under the second method...
  11. pmc Does the effect of PM10 on mortality depend on PM nickel and vanadium content? A reanalysis of the NMMAPS data
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1701-3. 2007
    ..They found that average concentrations of nickel or vanadium in PM2.5 (PM with aerodynamic diameter < 2.5 microm) positively modified the lag-1 day association between PM10 and all-cause mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: air pollution and health-what can we learn from a hierarchical approach?
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4138, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:11-5; discussion 16. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Bayesian semiparametric analysis of developmental toxicology data
    F Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Biometrics 57:150-7. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Particulate air pollution and mortality in the United States: did the risks change from 1987 to 2000?
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:880-8. 2007
    ..The methodology presented can be used to track the health effects of air pollution routinely on regional and national scales...
  15. ncbi request reprint Combining contingency tables with missing dimensions
    F Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 3179, USA
    Biometrics 56:546-53. 2000
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  16. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges and contributions in disaster epidemiology
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkinds University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 27:9-12. 2005
  17. pmc Exposure measurement error in time-series studies of air pollution: concepts and consequences
    S L Zeger
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:419-26. 2000
    ..Finally, we summarize open questions regarding measurement error and suggest the kind of additional data necessary to address them...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fine particulate air pollution and mortality in 20 U.S. cities, 1987-1994
    J M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:1742-9. 2000
    ..Although these findings have helped lead to a tightening of air-quality standards, their validity with respect to public health has been questioned...
  19. pmc Mortality in the Medicare population and chronic exposure to fine particulate air pollution in urban centers (2000-2005)
    Scott L Zeger
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1614-9. 2008
    ..5 microm in aerodynamic diameter (PM(2.5)) because few studies have been carried out and the cohorts have not been representative...
  20. doi request reprint Fine particulate matter and mortality: a comparison of the six cities and American Cancer Society cohorts with a medicare cohort
    Sorina E Eftim
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 19:209-16. 2008
    ..5) on mortality. Using Medicare data, we assessed the association of PM2.5 with mortality for the same locations included in these studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Time-series studies of particulate matter
    Michelle L Bell
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 25:247-80. 2004
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  22. pmc Protecting human health from air pollution: shifting from a single-pollutant to a multipollutant approach
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 21:187-94. 2010
    ..Although there is general agreement that multipollutant approaches are desirable, the challenges of implementing them are vast...
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in air pollution and mortality: an approach to the assessment of unmeasured confounding
    Holly Janes
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 18:416-23. 2007
    ..5 and mortality at the local scale. If the association at the national scale is set aside, there is little evidence of an association between 12-month exposure to PM2.5 and mortality...
  24. ncbi request reprint Treatment effects of maternal micronutrient supplementation vary by percentiles of the birth weight distribution in rural Nepal
    Joanne Katz
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2103, USA
    J Nutr 136:1389-94. 2006
    ..Future analytic approaches to estimating benefits of maternal supplementation on birth weight should examine whether there is a constant or variable treatment effect across the distribution of birth weight...
  25. pmc Coarse particulate matter air pollution and hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases among Medicare patients
    Roger D Peng
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    JAMA 299:2172-9. 2008
    ..5) have been studied extensively over the last decade. Evidence concerning the health risks of the coarse fraction of greater than 2.5 microm and 10 microm or less in aerodynamic diameter (PM10-2.5) is limited...
  26. ncbi request reprint New problems for an old design: time series analyses of air pollution and health
    Jonathan M Samet
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 14:11-2. 2003
  27. pmc State-of-the-science workshop report: issues and approaches in low-dose-response extrapolation for environmental health risk assessment
    Ronald H White
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:283-7. 2009
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  28. pmc Emergency admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and the chemical composition of fine particle air pollution
    Roger D Peng
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:957-63. 2009
    ..5) (particulate matter <or= 2.5 microm in aerodynamic diameter) as the indicator. Evidence regarding the toxicity of the chemical components of the PM(2.5) mixture is limited...
  29. doi request reprint Determinants of hair nicotine concentrations in nonsmoking women and children: a multicountry study of secondhand smoke exposure in homes
    Sungroul Kim
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3407-14. 2009
    ..The association between children's exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke at home and hair nicotine concentration was stronger among younger children and children with longer exposure at home...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reproducible epidemiologic research
    Roger D Peng
    Biostatistics Department, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street E3535, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:783-9. 2006
    ..They also propose methods for reproducible research and implement them by use of a case study in air pollution and health...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimating treatment efficacy over time: a logistic regression model for binary longitudinal outcomes
    Leena Choi
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stat Med 24:2789-805. 2005
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  32. ncbi request reprint Seasonal analyses of air pollution and mortality in 100 US cities
    Roger D Peng
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 6125 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:585-94. 2005
    ..These results provide useful information for understanding particle toxicity and guiding future analyses of particle constituent data...
  33. ncbi request reprint Multisite time-series studies versus cohort studies: methods, findings, and policy implications
    Sorina Eftim
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1191-205. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint A case-crossover study of fine particulate matter air pollution and onset of congestive heart failure symptom exacerbation leading to hospitalization
    J M Symons
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:421-33. 2006
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  35. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of vehicle-related air pollutants in an urban parking garage
    Sung R Kim
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences Rm W7014, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 105:291-9. 2007
    ..5-0.6%) coefficient was observed for light-trucks relative to cars. This study has public health relevance in providing a unique assessment of air pollution levels and source contribution for the urban parking garage...
  36. ncbi request reprint Temperature and mortality among the elderly in the United States: a comparison of epidemiologic methods
    Rupa Basu
    Departments of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    Epidemiology 16:58-66. 2005
    ..Our objective was to compare time-series and case-crossover analyses using varying referent periods (ie, unidirectional, ambidirectional, and time-stratified)...
  37. doi request reprint Ambient air pollution alters heart rate regulation in aged mice
    Juan P Ramos-Bonilla
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 22:330-9. 2010
    ..Heart rate alterations associated with exposure to particulate matter (PM) and gaseous pollutants have been observed in epidemiological studies and animal experiments. Nevertheless, the time-lag of these associations is still unclear...
  38. ncbi request reprint Asthma in older patients: factors associated with hospitalization
    Gregory B Diette
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Room 301, 1830 E Monument St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1123-32. 2002
    ..Although older adults (> or =65 years) with asthma have higher rates of hospitalization and death from asthma than younger adults, the reasons for this are not known...
  39. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of prenatal zinc supplementation and fetal bone growth
    Mario Merialdi
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room W2041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:826-30. 2004
    ..Maternal zinc deficiency is relatively common in developing countries, but its consequences for fetal growth are not established...
  40. pmc Application of a propensity score approach for risk adjustment in profiling multiple physician groups on asthma care
    I Chan Huang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:253-78. 2005
    ..To develop a propensity score-based risk adjustment method to estimate the performance of 20 physician groups and to compare performance rankings using our method to a standard hierarchical regression-based risk adjustment method...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is risk-adjustor selection more important than statistical approach for provider profiling? Asthma as an example
    I Chan Huang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:20-34. 2005
    ..To examine how the selections of different risk adjustors and statistical approaches affect the profiles of physician groups on patient satisfaction...
  42. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of kidneys from donors after cardiac death: implications for allocation and preservation
    J E Locke
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1797-807. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that DCD <50 kidneys function like SCD kidneys and should not be viewed as marginal or ECD, and further, limiting CIT <12 h markedly reduces DGF...
  43. doi request reprint Reduction of in-hospital mortality among California hospitals meeting Leapfrog evidence-based standards for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Benjamin S Brooke
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1155-6; discussion 1163-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether meeting these benchmarks correlated with improved patient outcomes over time...
  44. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of prenatal zinc supplementation and the development of fetal heart rate
    Mario Merialdi
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1106-12. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate whether prenatal zinc supplementation affects maturation of fetal cardiac patterns...
  45. pmc Donor ethnicity influences outcomes following deceased-donor kidney transplantation in black recipients
    Jayme E Locke
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:2011-9. 2008
    ..41; 95% confidence interval 0.2 to 0.87; P = 0.02) among black recipients. These findings suggest that kidneys obtained from black donors after cardiac death may afford the best long-term survival for black recipients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predicting patient-reported asthma outcomes for adults in managed care
    Robin A Yurk
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:321-8. 2004
    ..To develop and evaluate a set of questionnaire-based screening tools to identify risk for 1-year adverse outcomes in adults with moderate to severe asthma...
  47. doi request reprint Prompt reduction in use of medications for comorbid conditions after bariatric surgery
    Jodi B Segal
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St Room 8047, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1646-56. 2009
    ..We explored this by assessing the change in use of medications to treat diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia in the year following surgery...
  48. doi request reprint Reduced incidence of gestational diabetes with bariatric surgery
    Anne E Burke
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:169-75. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine the association of bariatric surgery with the incidence of GDM and related complications...
  49. ncbi request reprint Urinary biomarkers of 1,3-butadiene in environmental settings using liquid chromatography isotope dilution tandem mass spectrometry
    Amir Sapkota
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chem Biol Interact 160:70-9. 2006
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  50. pmc The exposure-response curve for ozone and risk of mortality and the adequacy of current ozone regulations
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 205 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:532-6. 2006
    ..Interventions to further reduce O3 pollution would benefit public health, even in regions that meet current regulatory standards and guidelines...
  51. pmc On the relationship between time-series studies, dynamic population studies, and estimating loss of life due to short-term exposure to environmental risks
    Richard T Burnett
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Safe Environments Directorate, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1170-4. 2003
    ..Issues in extrapolating risk estimates based on time-series studies in one population to estimate the amount of life lost in another population are also discussed...
  52. pmc A meta-analysis of time-series studies of ozone and mortality with comparison to the national morbidity, mortality, and air pollution study
    Michelle L Bell
    Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Epidemiology 16:436-45. 2005
    ..Although many time-series studies of ozone and mortality have identified positive associations, others have yielded null or inconclusive results, making the results of these studies difficult to interpret...
  53. ncbi request reprint Underestimation of standard errors in multi-site time series studies
    Michael J Daniels
    Department of Statistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Epidemiology 15:57-62. 2004
    ..We found that variance underestimation as large as 40% had little effect on the national average...
  54. pmc Spatial and temporal variation in PM(2.5) chemical composition in the United States for health effects studies
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:989-95. 2007
    ..Although numerous studies have demonstrated links between particulate matter (PM) and adverse health effects, the chemical components of the PM mixture that cause injury are unknown...
  55. pmc Potential confounding of particulate matter on the short-term association between ozone and mortality in multisite time-series studies
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1591-5. 2007
    ..A critical question regarding the association between short-term exposure to ozone and mortality is the extent to which this relationship is confounded by ambient exposure to particles...
  56. pmc Effect modification by community characteristics on the short-term effects of ozone exposure and mortality in 98 US communities
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511
    Am J Epidemiol 167:986-97. 2008
    ..These differences may relate to underlying health status, differences in exposure, or other factors. Results show that some segments of the population may face higher health burdens of ozone pollution...
  57. pmc Ozone and short-term mortality in 95 US urban communities, 1987-2000
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06511, USA
    JAMA 292:2372-8. 2004
    ..Although numerous time-series studies have estimated associations between day-to-day variation in ozone levels and mortality counts, results have been inconclusive...
  58. ncbi request reprint Bayesian model averaging in time-series studies of air pollution and mortality
    Duncan C Thomas
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 9011, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:311-5. 2007
    ..This paper examines recent attempts to use BMA in air pollution studies to illustrate the potential benefits and limitations of the method...