K Demissie

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Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The distribution of intra-twin birth weight discordance and its association with total twin birth weight, gestational age, and neonatal mortality
    Hongzhuan Tan
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 121:27-33. 2005
  2. pmc Sugary food and beverage consumption and epithelial ovarian cancer risk: a population-based case-control study
    Melony G King
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:94. 2013
  3. pmc Total and individual antioxidant intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Dina Gifkins
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:211. 2012
  4. pmc Operative vaginal delivery and neonatal and infant adverse outcomes: population based retrospective analysis
    Kitaw Demissie
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, 683 Hoes Lane West, PO Box 9, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    BMJ 329:24-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Fetal and neonatal mortality among twin gestations in the United States: the role of intrapair birth weight discordance
    Kitaw Demissie
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:474-80. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Agreement in measuring socio-economic status: area-based versus individual measures
    K Demissie
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 21:1-7. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in preterm birth and neonatal mortality among blacks and whites in the United States from 1989 to 1997
    K Demissie
    Department of Environmental and Community Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:307-15. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the treatment of colorectal cancer: a comparison of surgical and radiation therapy between Whites and Blacks
    Kitaw Demissie
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:215-21. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The association between hospital readmission and insurance provider among adults with asthma
    Shabana Ather
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 5635, USA
    J Asthma 41:709-13. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship among placenta previa, fetal growth restriction, and preterm delivery: a population-based study
    C V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1977, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:299-306. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint The distribution of intra-twin birth weight discordance and its association with total twin birth weight, gestational age, and neonatal mortality
    Hongzhuan Tan
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 121:27-33. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Sugary food and beverage consumption and epithelial ovarian cancer risk: a population-based case-control study
    Melony G King
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:94. 2013
    ..The consumption of refined sugars has increased dramatically over the past few decades, accounting for almost 15% of total energy intake. Yet, there is limited evidence on how sugar consumption affects ovarian cancer risk...
  3. pmc Total and individual antioxidant intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Dina Gifkins
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:211. 2012
    ..Our study aimed to evaluate the association between total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and individual antioxidant intakes (vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, selenium, lutein, and lycopene) and ovarian cancer risk...
  4. pmc Operative vaginal delivery and neonatal and infant adverse outcomes: population based retrospective analysis
    Kitaw Demissie
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, 683 Hoes Lane West, PO Box 9, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    BMJ 329:24-9. 2004
    ..To compare the risk of neonatal and infant adverse outcomes between vacuum and forceps assisted deliveries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fetal and neonatal mortality among twin gestations in the United States: the role of intrapair birth weight discordance
    Kitaw Demissie
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:474-80. 2002
    ..To examine the association of intrapair birth weight discordance with fetal and neonatal mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Agreement in measuring socio-economic status: area-based versus individual measures
    K Demissie
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 21:1-7. 2000
    ..Caution should therefore be used in designing or interpreting the results of studies in which area-based SES measures are used to test hypotheses or control for confounding...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in preterm birth and neonatal mortality among blacks and whites in the United States from 1989 to 1997
    K Demissie
    Department of Environmental and Community Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:307-15. 2001
    ..The widening race gap in mortality among preterm infants merits attention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the treatment of colorectal cancer: a comparison of surgical and radiation therapy between Whites and Blacks
    Kitaw Demissie
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:215-21. 2004
    ..To evaluate black to white differences in treatment for colorectal cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint The association between hospital readmission and insurance provider among adults with asthma
    Shabana Ather
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 5635, USA
    J Asthma 41:709-13. 2004
    ..1 billion. Hospitalization rates due to asthma reveal several disparities and may be attributed to recent changes in the healthcare delivery system, including the penetration of managed care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship among placenta previa, fetal growth restriction, and preterm delivery: a population-based study
    C V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1977, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:299-306. 2001
    ..The risk of fetal smallness is increased slightly among women with previa, but this association may be of little clinical significance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Placental abruption among singleton and twin births in the United States: risk factor profiles
    C V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Saint Peter's University Hospital, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 153:771-8. 2001
    ..28 and 5.08). The authors conclude that abruption is twice as likely to occur in twins as in singletons with differing risk factor profiles. This suggests that abruption in twins may result from different pathophysiologic processes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Birth weight discordancy and adverse perinatal outcomes among twin gestations in the United States: the effect of placental abruption
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:954-60. 2003
    ..We evaluated whether the relationship between birth weight discordancy of twins and stillbirth, neonatal deaths, and preterm births was modified by the presence of abruption...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of maternal fever during labor with neonatal and infant morbidity and mortality
    A Petrova
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:20-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Intrapartum fever is an important predictor of neonatal morbidity and infection-related mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rates of preterm delivery among Black women and White women in the United States over two decades: an age-period-cohort analysis
    C V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:657-65. 2001
    ..The presence of period effects might be linked to the increased survival of premature infants or to increased viability among births occurring at lower lengths of gestation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Placenta previa in singleton and twin births in the United States, 1989 through 1998: a comparison of risk factor profiles and associated conditions
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:275-81. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare risk factor profiles for placenta previa between singleton and twin live births...
  16. pmc Ambient air pollutant concentrations during pregnancy and the risk of fetal growth restriction
    D Q Rich
    UMDNJ, Department of Epidemiology, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:488-96. 2009
    ..It was hypothesised that trimester mean pollutant concentrations could be associated with fetal growth restriction, with larger risks among complicated pregnancies...
  17. ncbi request reprint The contribution of mild and moderate preterm birth to infant mortality. Fetal and Infant Health Study Group of the Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
    M S Kramer
    1020 Pine Ave W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    JAMA 284:843-9. 2000
    ..However, infants born at 32 through 36 weeks are more common and their public health impact has not been well studied...
  18. ncbi request reprint Birth weight discordance and adverse fetal and neonatal outcomes among triplets in the United States
    Andrea R Jacobs
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:909-14. 2003
    ..To examine the association between intratriplet birth weight discordance, fetal and neonatal mortality, and smallness for gestational age...
  19. ncbi request reprint Initial metformin or sulphonylurea exposure and cancer occurrence among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    H Qiu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 15:349-57. 2013
    ..This was a retrospective cohort study of type 2 diabetes patients, to evaluate the association between initial metformin or sulphonylurea treatment and cancer incidence...
  20. pmc Does alcohol increase breast cancer risk in African-American women? Findings from a case-control study
    U Chandran
    1 Department of Medicine, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA 2 Rutgers School of Public Health, 683 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Br J Cancer 109:1945-53. 2013
    ..Alcohol is an important risk factor for breast cancer in Caucasian women, but the evidence in African-American (AA) women is limited and results are inconclusive...
  21. ncbi request reprint Maternal and obstetric risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome in the United States
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 0019, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:646-52. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study were to 1). study the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) among singleton births in the United States and 2). identify maternal and obstetric risk factors for SIDS...
  22. pmc Small-for-gestational-age births among black and white women: temporal trends in the United States
    Cande V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:577-9. 2003
  23. pmc Asthma in pregnancy--its relationship with race, insurance, maternal education, and prenatal care utilization
    Katherine D Chung
    Department of Epidemiology, UMDNJ School of Public Health SPH, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1414-21. 2004
    ..This study examines racial/ethnic disparities in the rate of asthma during pregnancy, and examines insurance type, maternal education, and prenatal care initiation/utilization as potential determinants of the disparities...
  24. ncbi request reprint Trends in preterm birth and perinatal mortality among singletons: United States, 1989 through 2000
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1084-91. 2005
    ..We examined trends in preterm birth among singletons following ruptured membranes, medical indications, and spontaneous preterm birth and evaluated the impact of these trends on perinatal mortality...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adverse perinatal outcomes among interracial couples in the United States
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, 08901, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:81-8. 2005
    ..We examined the association between parental race and stillbirth and adverse perinatal and infant outcomes...
  26. pmc Contemporary risk profile of prostate cancer in the United States
    Yu Hsuan Shao
    Department of Population Science, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1280-3. 2009
    ..In conclusion, more men were diagnosed with prostate cancer at a younger age and earlier stage in 2004-2005 than in earlier years. The racial disparity in cancer stage at diagnosis has decreased statistically significantly over time...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trends in twin preterm birth subtypes in the United States, 1989 through 2000: impact on perinatal mortality
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1076-82. 2005
    ..We further examined whether the changes in preterm birth subtypes were associated with trends in twin perinatal mortality...
  28. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes in rates of stillbirth, neonatal and infant mortality among triplet gestations in the United States
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1506-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine temporal changes in stillbirth, neonatal and infant mortality rates among triplet births in the US, and to assess the contributions of triplet delivery at < 34 weeks to these changes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Weekend versus weekday admission and mortality from myocardial infarction
    William J Kostis
    Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1099-109. 2007
    ..Management of acute myocardial infarction requires urgent diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, which may not be uniformly available throughout the week...
  30. doi request reprint Impact of mode of delivery on neonatal complications: trends between 1997 and 2005
    Neetu J Jain
    New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, MCH Epidemiology Program, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 0364, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:491-500. 2009
    ..This study examined whether rates of selected neonatal complications vary by mode of delivery and whether these rates are changing as a result of the increasing cesarean delivery rate...
  31. pmc Racial differences in adjuvant systemic therapy for early breast cancer among Medicaid beneficiaries
    Bijal A Balasubramanian
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Breast J 16:162-8. 2010
    ..In spite of this, blacks had higher mortality than whites. Our findings suggest that factors other than treatment differences may contribute to the racial disparity in mortality...
  32. ncbi request reprint Use of adjuvant systemic therapy for early breast cancer among women 65 years of age and older
    Bijal A Balasubramanian
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicineand Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson MedicalSchool, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Cancer Control 14:63-8. 2007
    ..The National Institutes of Health (NIH) consensus statement recommends adjuvant therapy for early breast cancer irrespective of age. However, the actual use of such therapy is not well documented among women over 65 years of age...
  33. ncbi request reprint Small-for-gestational-age births in the United States: an age-period-cohort analysis
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey 08901 1977, USA
    Epidemiology 15:28-35. 2004
    ..Little is known as to how age, period, and birth cohort interact on trends in small births at term...
  34. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in asthma hospitalization and mortality in the United States
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1977, USA
    J Asthma 42:373-8. 2005
    ..To study the recent trends in asthma hospitalization and mortality rates by age, gender, and race categories in the United States...
  35. ncbi request reprint Physician cesarean delivery rates and risk-adjusted perinatal outcomes
    Tong Li
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08540, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:1204-12. 2003
    ..To compare perinatal outcomes in obstetric practices with high and low cesarean delivery rates...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for intrapair birth weight discordance in twins
    S Sannoh
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 13:230-6. 2003
    ..To determine the risk factors for birth weight discordance in twins...
  37. ncbi request reprint Does reducing infant mortality depend on preventing low birthweight? An analysis of temporal trends in the Americas
    Michael S Kramer
    Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:445-51. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of the non-stress test in preventing fetal death in post-term pregnancy
    T Li
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:265-70. 2001
    ..05 [95% CI 0.57, 1.91]. These results do not support the efficacy of non-stress testing in post-term pregnancies. A more detailed evaluation of this widely used screening procedure is needed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome among twin births: United States, 1995-1998
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ RWJMS, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Perinatol 24:544-51. 2004
    ..To compare the incidence and risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in twin and singleton births and to estimate the concordance of SIDS in twins...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among Korean-American immigrants in the United States and native Koreans in South Korea
    Joanne Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Cancer Control 14:78-85. 2007
    ..This study compares cancer incidence rates between Korean-Americans, whites, and blacks in the United States and native Koreans...
  41. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of tobacco dependence treatment in the context of a "smoke-free grounds" worksite policy: a case study
    Omowunmi Y O Osinubi
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Sciences Institute, Piscataway, 08854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:180-7. 2004
    ..Smoking restrictions provide opportunities to modify smoking behavior. A large insurance company implemented a smoke-free grounds policy at two of their office complexes in January, 2000...
  42. doi request reprint Synchronous primary ovarian and endometrial cancers: a population-based assessment of survival
    Melony G Williams
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:783-9. 2009
    ..To estimate the occurrence of synchronous epithelial ovarian and endometrial cancers among ovarian cancer patients and to assess survival of women with synchronous cancers...
  43. ncbi request reprint Association of codon 16 and codon 27 beta 2-adrenergic receptor gene polymorphisms with obesity: a meta-analysis
    Mihai S Jalba
    Health Services Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Division of Research, Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Somerset, New Jersey, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2096-106. 2008
    ..To search for an association between the Glu27Gln (rs1042714; B27) and the Arg16Gly (rs1042713; B16) polymorphisms of the beta 2-adrenergic receptor (ADRB2) gene and obesity...
  44. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of telephone-based smoking cessation intervention in asbestos workers
    Omowunmi Y O Osinubi
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Sciences Institute, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:569-74. 2003
    ..Incorporating telephone-based smoking cessation treatment into medical screening activities for asbestos workers is feasible and the intervention is effective in increasing quit rates at 6 months...
  45. ncbi request reprint Preterm birth, stillbirth and infant mortality among triplet births in Canada, 1985-96
    K S Joseph
    Department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:141-8. 2002
    ..In spite of temporal reductions in infant mortality, triplet births continue to be associated with very high rates of preterm birth and fetal and infant mortality. Fetal mortality among triplets has not changed over the last ten years...
  46. ncbi request reprint Obstetric intervention, stillbirth, and preterm birth
    K S Joseph
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Semin Perinatol 26:250-9. 2002
    ..Obstetric intervention at preterm gestation, when indicated, can prevent stillbirth and reduce infant morbidity and mortality despite the increasing rates of preterm delivery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Teenage pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes: a large population based retrospective cohort study
    Xi Kuan Chen
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 36:368-73. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether teenage pregnancy is associated with increased adverse birth outcomes independent of known confounding factors...
  48. ncbi request reprint Neonatal mortality in second twin according to cause of death, gestational age, and mode of delivery
    Shi Wu Wen
    OMNI Research Group, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:778-83. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the risk of neonatal death in the second twin...
  49. ncbi request reprint Length of hospital stay, obstetric conditions at childbirth, and maternal readmission: a population-based cohort study
    Shiliang Liu
    Health Surveillance and Epidemiology Division, Centre for Healthy Human Development, Health Canada, and McLaughlin Center for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:681-7. 2002
    ..We assessed the association between obstetric conditions, length of hospital stay for childbirth, and maternal readmission...
  50. ncbi request reprint The association between fetal sex and preterm birth in twin pregnancies
    Hongzhuan Tan
    OMNI Research Group and Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8L6
    Obstet Gynecol 103:327-32. 2004
    ..To assess the association between the fetal sex and preterm birth...
  51. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and predictors of cesarean delivery for the second twin after vaginal delivery of the first twin
    Shi Wu Wen
    OMNI Research Group, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 103:413-9. 2004
    ..To estimate the occurrence and to assess clinical predictors of emergent cesarean delivery in the second twin after vaginal delivery of the first twin...
  52. ncbi request reprint Maternal morbidity and obstetric complications in triplet pregnancies and quadruplet and higher-order multiple pregnancies
    Shi Wu Wen
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:254-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the risk of maternal morbidity and obstetric complications in women with triplet pregnancies and quadruplet and higher-order multiple pregnancies...
  53. ncbi request reprint Neonatal morbidity in second twin according to gestational age at birth and mode of delivery
    Shi Wu Wen
    OMNI Research Group, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:773-7. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the risk of neonatal morbidity in the second twins...
  54. ncbi request reprint Parental race, birth weight, gestational age, and fetal growth among twin infants in the United States
    Hongzhuan Tan
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, Canada, K1H 8L6
    Early Hum Dev 80:153-60. 2004
    ..No previous study has examined the association between paternal race and birth weight among twins...
  55. pmc The effect of parental race on fetal and infant mortality in twin gestations
    Hongzhuan Tan
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa, Canada
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:1337-43. 2004
    ..19-1.58) and lowest for W-W. Thus, twin infants born to black parents have higher risk of fetal and infant mortality compared with twin infants born to white parents and infants of mixed race parents generally have intermediate outcomes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Asthma development with obesity exposure: observations from the cohort of the National Health and Nutrition Evaluation Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study (NHEFS)
    Ava H Stanley
    Institute of Health, Healthcare and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1293, USA
    J Asthma 42:97-9. 2005
    ..These results suggest that asthma development may be a point on the trajectory of chronic obesity disease or asthma appears with obesity as a concurrent disorder...
  57. ncbi request reprint Secular trends of fetal growth in Canada, 1981 to 1997
    Shi Wu Wen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Clinical Epidemiology Program, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:347-54. 2003
    ..We conclude that Canadian infants are getting bigger, but only those born at term. The temporal trends for more extremely distributed fetal growth measures are particularly marked...
  58. ncbi request reprint Fetal and neonatal mortality among twin gestations in a Canadian population: the effect of intrapair birthweight discordance
    Shi Wu Wen
    Health Surveillance and Epidemiology Division, Centre for Healthy Human Development, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Perinatol 22:279-86. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Early prediction of preterm birth for singleton, twin, and triplet pregnancies
    Hongzhuan Tan
    School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, PR China
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 131:132-7. 2007
    ..To create prediction models of early preterm birth for singletons, twin, and triplet pregnancies...
  60. ncbi request reprint Impact of oral antihyperglycemic therapy on all-cause mortality among patients with diabetes in the Veterans Health Administration
    Kristijan H Kahler
    Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1689-93. 2007
    ....