Adam M Karpati
- Neighbourhood mortality inequalities in New York City, 1989-1991 and 1999-2001Adam M Karpati
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Brooklyn District Public Health Office, 485 Throop Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 60:1060-4. 2006..To examine whether inequalities in mortality across socioeconomically diverse neighbourhoods changed alongside the decline in mortality observed in New York City between 1990 and 2000...
- Pesticide spraying for West Nile virus control and emergency department asthma visits in New York City, 2000Adam M Karpati
Division of Disease Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:1183-7. 2004..This analysis shows that spraying pyrethroids for WNV control in New York City was not followed by population-level increases in public hospital ED visit rates for asthma...
- Does the relationship between asthma and obesity differ by neighborhood?Emily S Tonorezos
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY, USA
Respir Med 102:1797-804. 2008..Prior studies suggest that obesity may cause asthma. Obesity and asthma are prevalent in low-income urban neighborhoods, but the impact of obesity on asthma in such neighborhoods has not been examined...
- Diarrheal illness detected through syndromic surveillance after a massive power outage: New York City, August 2003Melissa A Marx
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 219, Box 22A, New York, NY 10013, USA
Am J Public Health 96:547-53. 2006..We investigated increases in diarrheal illness detected through syndromic surveillance after a power outage in New York City on August 14, 2003...
- Mass smallpox vaccination and cardiac deaths, New York City, 1947Lorna E Thorpe
Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 10:917-20. 2004..No increases in cardiac deaths were observed...
- Why don't physicians test for HIV? A review of the US literatureRyan C Burke
Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 346 Broadway, New York, NY 10013, USA
AIDS 21:1617-24. 2007..Given that many physicians do not routinely test for HIV, the objective of this study was to summarize our current understanding of why US physicians do not offer HIV testing...
- Outbreak of leptospirosis among triathlon participants and community residents in Springfield, Illinois, 1998Juliette Morgan
Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
Clin Infect Dis 34:1593-9. 2002..Health care providers and occupational and recreational users of bodies of freshwater in the United States should be aware of the risk of contracting leptospirosis, particularly after heavy rains...
- An outbreak of Rift Valley fever in Northeastern Kenya, 1997-98Christopher W Woods
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 8:138-44. 2002..Public education during epizootics may reduce human illness and deaths associated with future outbreaks...
- Estimation of HIV prevalence, risk factors, and testing frequency among sexually active men who have sex with men, aged 18-64 years--New York City, 2002Susan E Manning
Bureau of Family and Community Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108, USA
J Urban Health 84:212-25. 2007..Individual counseling and education interventions should focus on increasing condom use and encouraging safer sex practices among all sexually active MSM, particularly those groups with low levels of condom use and multiple sex partners...
- Stature and pubertal stage assessment in American boys: the 1988-1994 Third National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveyAdam M Karpati
Health Studies Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
J Adolesc Health 30:205-12. 2002..To describe current stature and pubertal development in North American boys, and to compare these measures with measures observed approximately 30 years ago...