Pramil N Singh

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Affiliation: Loma Linda University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Obesity and life expectancy among long-lived Black adults
    Pramil N Singh
    DRPH, Center for Health Research, Nichol Hall Room 1710, School of Public Health, Loma Linda, CA 92350
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:63-72. 2014
  2. pmc Cigarette smoking and tuberculosis in Cambodia: findings from a national sample
    Pramil N Singh
    Center for Health Research, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Tob Induc Dis 11:8. 2013
  3. pmc Differences in health and religious beliefs about tobacco use among waterpipe users in the rural male population of Egypt
    Pramil N Singh
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
    J Relig Health 51:1216-25. 2012
  4. pmc Betel quid use in relation to infectious disease outcomes in Cambodia
    Pramil N Singh
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e262-7. 2012
  5. pmc Tobacco use among adults in Cambodia: evidence for a tobacco epidemic among women
    Pramil N Singh
    School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, 2005 Nichol Hall, Loma Linda, CA 92350, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:905-12. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Does excess body fat maintained after the seventh decade decrease life expectancy?
    Pramil N Singh
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1003-11. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Adult tobacco cessation in Cambodia: II. Determinants of intent to quit
    Serena Tonstad
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:20S-32S. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Cotinine levels among betel quid users and cigarette smokers in Cambodia
    Pramil N Singh
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:84S-91S. 2013
  9. pmc Validation of recall of body weight over a 26-year period in cohort members of the Adventist Health Study 2
    Namgyal L Kyulo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:744-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Vegetarian dietary patterns and mortality in Adventist Health Study 2
    Michael J Orlich
    School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1230-8. 2013

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Publications24

  1. pmc Obesity and life expectancy among long-lived Black adults
    Pramil N Singh
    DRPH, Center for Health Research, Nichol Hall Room 1710, School of Public Health, Loma Linda, CA 92350
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:63-72. 2014
    ..These data contradict the evidence linking obesity to chronic disease in these groups. Our objective was to determine whether obesity remains a risk factor for mortality among long-lived black adults...
  2. pmc Cigarette smoking and tuberculosis in Cambodia: findings from a national sample
    Pramil N Singh
    Center for Health Research, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Tob Induc Dis 11:8. 2013
    ..Our objective is to examine the relation between daily cigarette smoking and lifetime tuberculosis (TB) history in a national sample of adults in Cambodia...
  3. pmc Differences in health and religious beliefs about tobacco use among waterpipe users in the rural male population of Egypt
    Pramil N Singh
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
    J Relig Health 51:1216-25. 2012
    ..These beliefs may explain why waterpipe users seem less inclined to quit their tobacco habit and need to be considered in the design of tobacco cessation and prevention methods in Egypt and the region...
  4. pmc Betel quid use in relation to infectious disease outcomes in Cambodia
    Pramil N Singh
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e262-7. 2012
    ..In the present study, we examined the association between betel quid, traditional medicine, and infectious disease outcomes...
  5. pmc Tobacco use among adults in Cambodia: evidence for a tobacco epidemic among women
    Pramil N Singh
    School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, 2005 Nichol Hall, Loma Linda, CA 92350, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:905-12. 2009
    ..To identify the demographic characteristics of current tobacco users in Cambodia, particularly women, and to explore the reasons for current tobacco use in demographic subgroups of the Cambodian population...
  6. doi request reprint Does excess body fat maintained after the seventh decade decrease life expectancy?
    Pramil N Singh
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1003-11. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Adult tobacco cessation in Cambodia: II. Determinants of intent to quit
    Serena Tonstad
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:20S-32S. 2013
    ..These findings underscore the importance of policies and interventions to delay initiation and promote cessation in young people and counteract perceived physical benefits...
  8. doi request reprint Cotinine levels among betel quid users and cigarette smokers in Cambodia
    Pramil N Singh
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:84S-91S. 2013
    ..Our findings from rural Cambodia indicate that the typical betel quid habit among women supports the same level of nicotine addiction as the typical cigarette habit in men. ..
  9. pmc Validation of recall of body weight over a 26-year period in cohort members of the Adventist Health Study 2
    Namgyal L Kyulo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:744-6. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Vegetarian dietary patterns and mortality in Adventist Health Study 2
    Michael J Orlich
    School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1230-8. 2013
    ..Some evidence suggests vegetarian dietary patterns may be associated with reduced mortality, but the relationship is not well established...
  11. doi request reprint Adult tobacco cessation in Cambodia: I. Determinants of quitting tobacco use
    Serena Tonstad
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:10S-9S. 2013
    ..Tobacco cessation programs and policies should include all forms of tobacco and target young to middle-aged users before onset of disease and premature death...
  12. doi request reprint Maternal use of cigarettes, pipes, and smokeless tobacco associated with higher infant mortality rates in Cambodia
    Pramil N Singh
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:64S-74S. 2013
    ..In addition to finding the established association with cigarettes, we also found that maternal use of smokeless tobacco and pipes was associated with higher rates of infant death in Cambodia. ..
  13. doi request reprint Patterns of alcohol and tobacco use in Cambodia
    Jim E Banta
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:33S-44S. 2013
    ..Our findings indicate an important association between alcohol and tobacco use, and raise the possibility that reducing alcohol consumption can be an important component of tobacco control. ..
  14. doi request reprint Meats, processed meats, obesity, weight gain and occurrence of diabetes among adults: findings from Adventist Health Studies
    Arnold Vang
    Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 52:96-104. 2008
    ..To examine the relation between meat intake and diabetes occurrence in adults...
  15. pmc Beliefs about tobacco, health, and addiction among adults in Cambodia: findings from a national survey
    Daravuth Yel
    WHO Tobacco Free Initiative Cambodia, No 177 179 Corner Streets Pasteur 51 and 254, PO Box 1217, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    J Relig Health 52:904-14. 2013
    ..Our findings indicate that faith-based initiatives could be an effective part of anti-tobacco campaigns in Cambodia...
  16. doi request reprint Patterns of maternal tobacco use among Cambodian women: findings from a nationwide sample
    Pramil N Singh
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:54S-63S. 2013
    ..Our findings indicate that tobacco cessation and prevention programs in Cambodia should specifically target pregnant and reproductive-age women...
  17. pmc Effect of weight loss in adults on estimation of risk due to adiposity in a cohort study
    Namgyal L Kyulo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:206-13. 2012
    ..Our findings raise the possibility that prebaseline weight loss can confound the estimation of risk due to adiposity at baseline in a cohort study...
  18. doi request reprint Estimating the impact of smoking cessation during pregnancy: the San Bernardino County experience
    Michael Batech
    Loma Linda University School of Public Health, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Community Health 38:838-46. 2013
    ..Our findings identify an important burden of adverse infant outcomes due to maternal smoking in San Bernardino County that can be effectively decreased by maternal smoking cessation. ..
  19. doi request reprint Poverty does not limit tobacco consumption in Cambodia: quantitative estimate of tobacco use under conditions of no income and adult malnutrition
    Pramil N Singh
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:75S-83S. 2013
    ..82) or women who chewed (316 vs 404 g tobacco/month, P = .34), adjusting for confounders. Among the poorest and malnourished Cambodian adults, lack of resources did not appear to prevent them from obtaining smoked or smokeless tobacco. ..
  20. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of survey items and pictograms for use in a national household survey of tobacco use in Cambodia
    Pramil N Singh
    1Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:45S-53S. 2013
    ..80-1) over 2 to 3 weeks. Interviewer-administered survey items and pictograms can provide an accurate, quantitative measure of smoked and smokeless tobacco use in rural Cambodia. ..
  21. pmc Mixed methods pilot study of sharing behaviors among waterpipe smokers of rural Lao PDR: implications for infectious disease transmission
    Robyn Martin
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2120-32. 2013
    ..The high prevalence of sharing behaviors among waterpipe smokers in rural Southeast Asia raises the possibility that this behavior provides important and unmeasured social network pathways for the transmission of infectious agents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does low meat consumption increase life expectancy in humans?
    Pramil N Singh
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:526S-532S. 2003
    ..Since meat products represent a major source of protein in the Western diet, findings on whether meat intake significantly contributes to the burden of fatal disease have important clinical and public health implications...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in the nonsmoking population of Cambodia
    Emmanuel M Rudatsikira
    Department of Global Health, Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, Loma Linda, California 92354, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:69-73. 2008
    ..To estimate the extent of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure among nonsmokers in the adult population of Cambodia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Is colposcopic biopsy overused among women with a cytological diagnosis of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS)?
    Vichuda Lousuebsakul
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, Loma Linda, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:553-9. 2003
    ..Before the 2001 consensus guidelines for the management of women with cervical cytological abnormalities are introduced, follow-up management of ASCUS women by colposcopic biopsy is done at patient and physician discretion...