Wansu Chen

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Limitations and potential uses of census-based data on ethnicity in a diverse community
    Wansu Chen
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91188, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:339-45. 2004
  2. pmc Mortality following development of breast cancer while using oestrogen or oestrogen plus progestin: a computer record-linkage study
    W Chen
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, 91101, USA
    Br J Cancer 93:392-8. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Effect of chorioamnionitis on early childhood asthma
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Medical Group, 100 Los Robles Ave, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:187-92. 2010
  4. pmc Health plan administrative records versus birth certificate records: quality of race and ethnicity information in children
    Ning Smith
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:316. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Body weight and height data in electronic medical records of children
    Ning Smith
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:237-42. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Recent trends in childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Medical Group, 100 S Los Robles Ave, Second Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:282-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of the psychometric properties of the Mini-Rhinitis Quality of Life Questionnaire and the Rhinitis Control Assessment Test
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 26:127-33. 2012
  8. pmc Prevalence and timing of postpartum glucose testing and sustained glucose dysregulation after gestational diabetes mellitus
    Jean M Lawrence
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:569-76. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent asthma defined using HEDIS versus survey criteria
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e281-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Step-up care improves impairment in uncontrolled asthma: an administrative data study
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:897-906. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Limitations and potential uses of census-based data on ethnicity in a diverse community
    Wansu Chen
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91188, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:339-45. 2004
    ..This evaluation assessed the potential usefulness of ethnicity data based on address geocoding to the 2000 census...
  2. pmc Mortality following development of breast cancer while using oestrogen or oestrogen plus progestin: a computer record-linkage study
    W Chen
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, 91101, USA
    Br J Cancer 93:392-8. 2005
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Effect of chorioamnionitis on early childhood asthma
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Medical Group, 100 Los Robles Ave, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:187-92. 2010
    ..To examine the association between chorioamnionitis and childhood asthma based on gestational age at birth and race/ethnicity...
  4. pmc Health plan administrative records versus birth certificate records: quality of race and ethnicity information in children
    Ning Smith
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:316. 2010
    ..However, the validity of pediatric race and ethnicity information in administrative records from large integrated health care systems using electronic medical records is largely unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Body weight and height data in electronic medical records of children
    Ning Smith
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:237-42. 2010
    ..To address this issue, we evaluated the quality of body weight and height measures for children based on sequential health care encounters...
  6. doi request reprint Recent trends in childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Medical Group, 100 S Los Robles Ave, Second Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:282-8. 2013
    ..We observed disproportionately high ADHD diagnosis rates among white children and notable increases among black girls...
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of the psychometric properties of the Mini-Rhinitis Quality of Life Questionnaire and the Rhinitis Control Assessment Test
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 26:127-33. 2012
    ..This study was designed to determine relationships of the Mini-Rhinitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (MiniRQLQ) and the Rhinitis Control Assessment Test (RCAT) to each other regarding content and predictive abilities...
  8. pmc Prevalence and timing of postpartum glucose testing and sustained glucose dysregulation after gestational diabetes mellitus
    Jean M Lawrence
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:569-76. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent asthma defined using HEDIS versus survey criteria
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e281-8. 2010
    ..To describe the relationships between persistent asthma defined by administrative versus survey data and their stability over time...
  10. ncbi request reprint Step-up care improves impairment in uncontrolled asthma: an administrative data study
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:897-906. 2010
    ..To determine whether step-up care recommended by national asthma guidelines improves asthma control in a large managed care organization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in the prevalence of atrial fibrillation among older adults--a cross-sectional study
    Albert Yuh Jer Shen
    Department of Cardiology and the Center for Medical Education and Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:906-13. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to define racial/ethnic differences in atrial fibrillation prevalence among a large community cohort...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship of asthma control to asthma exacerbations using surrogate markers within a managed care database
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:327-33. 2010
    ..To compare the relationship of surrogate markers of asthma control to subsequent asthma exacerbations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vision loss among diabetics in a group model Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)
    Donald S Fong
    Department of Ophthalmology, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, CA, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 133:236-41. 2002
    ..To report the management of diabetic retinopathy in one group model health maintenance organization and assess the quality of care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of race/ethnicity on the efficacy of warfarin: potential implications for prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Albert Yuh Jer Shen
    Department of Cardiology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    CNS Drugs 22:815-25. 2008
    ..Whether the same net clinical benefit extends to persons of colour is unproven. Given the rapidly changing demographic nationally and internationally, additional research is needed to resolve this important question...
  15. doi request reprint Racial/Ethnic differences in ischemic stroke rates and the efficacy of warfarin among patients with atrial fibrillation
    Albert Yuh Jer Shen
    Department of Cardiology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 1526 Edgemont St, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Stroke 39:2736-43. 2008
    ..Warfarin reduces stroke risk in studies of predominantly white patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Whether nonwhites also have lower rates of stroke while treated with warfarin is unclear...
  16. doi request reprint Asthma costs and utilization in a managed care organization
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:885-92.e5. 2008
    ..Medical costs and health care utilization associated with asthma and the variation by treatment are poorly understood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fasting plasma glucose test at the first prenatal visit as a screen for gestational diabetes
    David A Sacks
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Bellflower, California 90740, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:1197-203. 2003
    ..To determine whether the fasting plasma glucose test administered at the first prenatal visit could serve as an efficient screen for gestational diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in the risk of intracranial hemorrhage among patients with atrial fibrillation
    Albert Yuh Jer Shen
    Department of Cardiology and the Center for Medical Education, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:309-15. 2007
    ..This study was designed to study racial/ethnic differences in the risk for intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) and the effect of warfarin on ICH risk among patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stroke risk and tamoxifen therapy for breast cancer
    Ann M Geiger
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles, Pasadena, CA 91188, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1528-36. 2004
    ..We assessed the impact of tamoxifen treatment for breast cancer on the risk of stroke, considering dose, duration, and recency of use of tamoxifen and known stroke risk factors...
  20. doi request reprint The burden of rhinitis in a managed care organization
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:240-7. 2008
    ..Rhinitis is a common health condition, but the extent of the burden in managed care organizations (MCOs) has not been well described...
  21. doi request reprint Association of exhaled nitric oxide to asthma burden in asthmatics on inhaled corticosteroids
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, Harbor City, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA, USA
    J Asthma 48:8-17. 2011
    ..Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) is a marker of airway inflammation. Its role in assessing asthma burden in clinical practice needs more study...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prescribing patterns for antihypertensive drugs after the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial: report of experience in a health maintenance organization
    Fagen Xie
    Research and Evaluation Department, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California 91101, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:464-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess prescribing patterns of antihypertensive agents in a health maintenance organization (HMO) before and after the publications of ALLHAT results...
  23. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk in a large cohort of female antidepressant medication users
    Reina Haque
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 South Los Robles Avenue, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Cancer Lett 221:61-5. 2005
    ..12 (95% CI 0.96-1.31). Women who used paroxetine 2 or more years did not have a greater risk of breast cancer compared to women who used the medication for a shorter period...
  24. doi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of preexisting diabetes and gestational diabetes mellitus among a racially/ethnically diverse population of pregnant women, 1999-2005
    Jean M Lawrence
    Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:899-904. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess changes in the prevalence of preexisting diabetes (diabetes antedating pregnancy) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) from 1999 through 2005...
  25. doi request reprint The association between stillbirth in the first pregnancy and subsequent adverse perinatal outcomes
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Medical Group, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:378.e1-6. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the association between first-pregnancy stillbirth and subsequent adverse perinatal outcomes...