Donald R Hoover

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Subject allocation and study curtailment for fixed event comparative Poisson trials
    Donald R Hoover
    Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, 473 Hill Center, 110 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8019, U S A
    Stat Med 23:1229-45. 2004
  2. pmc Medicare inpatient treatment for elderly non-dementia psychiatric illnesses 1992--2002; length of stay and expenditures by facility type
    Donald R Hoover
    Center for Health Services Research on Pharmacotherapy, Chronic Disease Management, The State University of New Jersey, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:231-40. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of community dwelling elderly not vaccinated for pneumococcus in 1998 and 2001
    Donald R Hoover
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 39:517-27. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Depression in the first year of stay for elderly long-term nursing home residents in the USA
    D R Hoover
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:1161-71. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials of behavioural interventions with heterogeneous teaching subgroup effects
    Donald R Hoover
    Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, 473 Hill Center, 110 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8019, USA
    Stat Med 21:1351-64. 2002
  6. pmc Power for T-test comparisons of unbalanced cluster exposure studies
    Donald R Hoover
    Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8019, USA
    J Urban Health 79:278-94. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Hospitalization for psychiatric illness among community-dwelling elderly persons in 1992 and 2002
    Ayse Akincigil
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1046-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Psychiatric rehospitalization among elderly persons in the United States
    Jonathan D Prince
    School of Social Work, Rutgers University, 536 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1167, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1038-45. 2008
  9. pmc Substance abuse and hospitalization for mood disorder among Medicaid beneficiaries
    Jonathan D Prince
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, School of Social Work, Rutgers University, 536 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:160-7. 2009
  10. pmc Use of Medicaid data to explore community characteristics associated with HIV prevalence among beneficiaries with schizophrenia
    James Walkup
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:89-101. 2011

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Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Subject allocation and study curtailment for fixed event comparative Poisson trials
    Donald R Hoover
    Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, 473 Hill Center, 110 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8019, U S A
    Stat Med 23:1229-45. 2004
    ..If a specific localized k is selected to minimize disease cases for a study analysed by exact test, the study may be underpowered should the final allocation deviate even slightly from that k when it is conducted...
  2. pmc Medicare inpatient treatment for elderly non-dementia psychiatric illnesses 1992--2002; length of stay and expenditures by facility type
    Donald R Hoover
    Center for Health Services Research on Pharmacotherapy, Chronic Disease Management, The State University of New Jersey, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:231-40. 2008
    ..This suggests that inpatient treatment for NDPI is shifting into less expensive settings which may reflect cost-cutting strategies, preferences for less restrictive settings, and outpatient treatment advances...
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of community dwelling elderly not vaccinated for pneumococcus in 1998 and 2001
    Donald R Hoover
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 39:517-27. 2004
    ..We estimate proportions and numbers of elderly (>65 years old) not vaccinated for pneumococcus in 1998 and 2001 by ethnic group, socioeconomic status, health history, and access and use of health care...
  4. doi request reprint Depression in the first year of stay for elderly long-term nursing home residents in the USA
    D R Hoover
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:1161-71. 2010
    ..We quantified first year depression in American LTNH residents and the associations between depression and resident/facility characteristics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials of behavioural interventions with heterogeneous teaching subgroup effects
    Donald R Hoover
    Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, 473 Hill Center, 110 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8019, USA
    Stat Med 21:1351-64. 2002
    ..05 two-sided type I errors range from 0.055 to 0.47, while when planning studies, estimated sample sizes are only 11.1-95.2 per cent of the true requirements...
  6. pmc Power for T-test comparisons of unbalanced cluster exposure studies
    Donald R Hoover
    Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8019, USA
    J Urban Health 79:278-94. 2002
    ..The methods presented here for simple cluster designs may be extended to some settings involving complex hierarchical weighted cluster samples...
  7. doi request reprint Hospitalization for psychiatric illness among community-dwelling elderly persons in 1992 and 2002
    Ayse Akincigil
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1046-8. 2008
    ..The authors evaluated the evolution of inpatient care for psychiatric illness in 1992 and 2002 for senior community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries...
  8. doi request reprint Psychiatric rehospitalization among elderly persons in the United States
    Jonathan D Prince
    School of Social Work, Rutgers University, 536 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1167, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1038-45. 2008
    ..This study examined predictors of psychiatric rehospitalization among elderly persons...
  9. pmc Substance abuse and hospitalization for mood disorder among Medicaid beneficiaries
    Jonathan D Prince
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, School of Social Work, Rutgers University, 536 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:160-7. 2009
    ..g., anxiety, HIV) among people with mood disorder (N=129,524) to explore risk factors for psychiatric hospitalization and early readmission within 3 months of discharge...
  10. pmc Use of Medicaid data to explore community characteristics associated with HIV prevalence among beneficiaries with schizophrenia
    James Walkup
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:89-101. 2011
    ..We demonstrated the potential of Medicaid data to address this gap...
  11. pmc Mental illness and length of inpatient stay for medicaid recipients with AIDS
    Donald R Hoover
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1319-39. 2004
    ..DATA SOURCE AND COLLECTION/STUDY SETTING: Merged 1992-1998 Medicaid claims and AIDS surveillance data obtained from the State of New Jersey for adults with >or=1 inpatient stay after an AIDS diagnosis from 1992 to 1996...
  12. pmc Medical expenditures during the last year of life: findings from the 1992-1996 Medicare current beneficiary survey
    Donald R Hoover
    Department of Statistics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8019, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1625-42. 2002
    ..To compare medical expenditures for the elderly (65 years old) over the last year of life with those for nonterminal years...
  13. pmc Association of self-reported race with AIDS death in continuous HAART users in a cohort of HIV-infected women in the United States
    Kerry Murphy
    aAlbert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York bRutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey cSchool of Health Sciences and Practice New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York dCook County Health and Hospitals System eRush University, Chicago, Illinois fUniversity of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California gJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland hState University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA iUniversity of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden jUniversity of Southern California, Los Angeles, California kGeorgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    AIDS 27:2413-23. 2013
    ..To assess the association of race with clinical outcomes in HIV-positive women on continuous HAART...
  14. ncbi request reprint Triple-combination pharmacotherapy for medically ill smokers: a randomized trial
    Michael B Steinberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:447-54. 2009
    ..Clinical trial data on the effectiveness of triple-combination pharmacotherapy for tobacco dependence treatment in these high-risk smokers are not available...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multivariate estimation of cumulative incidence, prevalence, and morbidity time of a disease when death is likely
    Yan Yan
    Department of Surgery, Washington University Medical School, 4960 Children s Place, Box 8242, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:546-52. 2003
    ..Data from the Johns Hopkins Hospital AIDS service were used to illustrate this extended method. The importance of estimates was discussed in the context of planning health care needs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reimbursement denial and reversal by health plans at a university hospital
    Jeffrey D Greenberg
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Am J Med 117:629-35. 2004
    ..Denial and downgrading of reimbursement for hospital days are two strategies utilized by health plans to maintain profitability. The goal of this study was to describe patterns of discounted reimbursement at a university hospital...
  17. ncbi request reprint Three surveys of HIV-1 prevalence and risk factors among men working at a sugar estate in Malawi
    Newton I Kumwenda
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:366-71. 2002
    ..HIV-1 surveys in defined populations identify underlying risks and trends useful to mount interventions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B infection and vaccination among high-risk noninjection drug-using women: baseline data from the UNITY study
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:917-22. 2007
    ..This study was designed to assess the extent of HBV infection and vaccination, level of knowledge about hepatitis B, motivators and barriers to accepting vaccination and uptake of hepatitis B vaccine...
  19. ncbi request reprint A procedure for group sequential comparative poisson trials
    Qi Xia
    Genentech Inc, South San Francisco 94080, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 17:869-81. 2007
    ..We also discuss the impact of number of interim analyses, different alpha spending functions, and the discreetness of binomial distribution on the efficiency of this procedure. Corresponding Splus programs were also developed...
  20. doi request reprint Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, endogenous estradiol, and risk of colorectal cancer in postmenopausal women
    Marc J Gunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Cancer Res 68:329-37. 2008
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Longitudinal anthropometric patterns among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women
    Jessica E Justman
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:312-9. 2008
    ..Previous studies suggest that indicators of central adiposity such as waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) and waist circumference may be altered by HIV infection, antiretroviral treatment, or both...
  22. ncbi request reprint HIV type 1 variants with nevirapine resistance mutations are rarely detected in antiretroviral drug-naive African women with subtypes A, C, and D
    Jessica D Church
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:764-8. 2007
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of LigAmp and an ASPCR assay for detection and quantification of K103N-containing HIV variants
    Jessica D Church
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:595-605. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to compare performance of assays for detection and quantification of HIV drug resistance mutations in clinical samples...
  24. doi request reprint Extended antiretroviral prophylaxis to reduce breast-milk HIV-1 transmission
    Newton I Kumwenda
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:119-29. 2008
    ..Effective strategies are urgently needed to reduce mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) through breast-feeding in resource-limited settings...
  25. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of metabolic syndrome among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Magdalena E Sobieszczyk
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:272-80. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetSynd) among participants of the Women's Interagency HIV Study and to describe the association of MetSynd with HIV infection, antiretroviral therapies, and sociodemographic factors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and progression to AIDS in a cohort of injection drug users
    Elizabeth T Golub
    Department of Epidemilogy, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:429-34. 2003
    ..We investigated whether distress was independently associated with more rapid progression to AIDS among HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Development of nevirapine resistance in infants is reduced by use of infant-only single-dose nevirapine plus zidovudine postexposure prophylaxis for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1
    Susan H Eshleman
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:479-81. 2006
    ..20/23 [87%]; P < .001). The risk of MTCT of HIV-1 was comparable with these regimens. Infant-only prophylaxis also eliminates the development of NVP resistance in mothers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Opioid detoxification with buprenorphine, clonidine, or methadone in hospitalized heroin-dependent patients with HIV infection
    Annie Umbricht
    National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:263-72. 2003
    ..05). These findings suggest buprenorphine, clonidine, and methadone regimens each decrease opioid withdrawal in medically ill HIV-infected patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Heat-denatured human immunodeficiency virus type 1 protein 24 antigen: prognostic value in adults with early-stage disease
    Timothy R Sterling
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 424 N Bond Street, Rm 117, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1181-5. 2002
    ..Heat-denatured p24 antigen level predicted subsequent clinical disease progression in early-stage HIV-1 infection and correlated with both CD4(+) lymphocyte count and HIV-1 RNA level...
  30. ncbi request reprint Late postnatal transmission of HIV-1 and associated factors
    Taha E Taha
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:10-4. 2007
    ..The present study was undertaken to determine the risk and timing of late postnatal transmission (LPT) of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)...
  31. pmc Bimodal virological response to antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection: an application using a mixture model with left censoring
    Xiuhong Li
    Room E7648, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:811-8. 2006
    ..To assess whether HIV RNA levels (log(10) scale) in highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) treated population have a bimodal distribution, suggesting optimal or suboptimal response to HAART...
  32. ncbi request reprint Total lymphocyte count, hemoglobin, and delayed-type hypersensitivity as predictors of death and AIDS illness in HIV-1-infected women receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn Anastos
    Women s Interagency HIV Study, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:383-92. 2004
    ..If delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) response predicts clinical response in persons using highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), it may also prove useful in resource-poor settings...
  33. ncbi request reprint Protection against persistence of hepatitis C
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 359:1478-83. 2002
    ..However, HCV infection and vaccination in chimpanzees has been shown to reduce the magnitude and duration of viraemia with re-challenge. We aimed to establish whether similar immunity could be achieved in man...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association between renal disease and outcomes among HIV-infected women receiving or not receiving antiretroviral therapy
    Lynda Anne Szczech
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1199-206. 2004
    ..The associations of proteinuria and an elevated creatinine level with progression to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and death in the era of highly antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have not been fully described...
  35. ncbi request reprint Herpes zoster in women with and at risk for HIV: data from the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Marshall J Glesby
    Division of International Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1604-9. 2004
    ..Herpes zoster occurs at all CD4 cell counts in HIV-infected adults. It was hypothesized that even in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), zoster risk is higher in HIV-infected than uninfected women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of diabetes mellitus in HIV-infected patients
    Cecilia Yoon
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10011, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1464-9. 2004
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is more prevalent among patients with HIV infection. Besides protease inhibitors (PIs), other factors may contribute to the development of DM...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in perinatal HIV acquisition among African infants
    Taha E Taha
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, MBBS, Room E7138, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e167-72. 2005
    ..We investigated gender-specific risks of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) at birth and at 6 to 8 weeks among infants born to HIV-infected African women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Nevirapine (NVP) resistance in women with HIV-1 subtype C, compared with subtypes A and D, after the administration of single-dose NVP
    Susan H Eshleman
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:30-6. 2005
    ..Here, we evaluate the rate of NVP resistance mutations in women with subtype C...
  39. ncbi request reprint Individual variation in CD4 cell count trajectory among human immunodeficiency virus-infected men and women on long-term highly active antiretroviral therapy: an application using a Bayesian random change-point model
    Haitao Chu
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:787-97. 2005
    ..At the individual level, 35% of men in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study versus 25% of women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study had a statistically significant change in CD4 cell count trajectory within 7 years after HAART initiation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Resistance after single-dose nevirapine prophylaxis emerges in a high proportion of Malawian newborns
    Susan H Eshleman
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS 19:2167-9. 2005
    ..Nevirapine resistance was more frequent in infants with subtype C than with subtypes A and D (87 versus 50%, P = 0.016)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Short postexposure prophylaxis in newborn babies to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1: NVAZ randomised clinical trial
    Taha E Taha
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 362:1171-7. 2003
    ..We aimed to determine whether post-exposure prophylaxis of nevirapine plus zidovudine given to babies only reduced transmission of HIV more than did a regimen of nevirapine alone...
  42. pmc Factors associated with poor immunologic response to virologic suppression by highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected women
    Carlos M Vaamonde
    Division of International Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:222-31. 2006
    ..We conclude that higher baseline CD4 count and lower HIV RNA level were associated with poor immunologic response to HAART in women with virologic suppression for at least 6 months. Persistent low level viremia may also contribute...
  43. ncbi request reprint Higher in utero and perinatal HIV infection risk in girls than boys
    Robert J Biggar
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Division of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:509-13. 2006
    ..This study analyzed mother-to-child HIV transmission rates by sex and exposure time for babies born to HIV-infected, untreated African women...
  44. ncbi request reprint Association between the replication capacity and mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1, in antiretroviral drug-naive Malawian women
    Susan H Eshleman
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:1512-5. 2006
    ..45 for each 10% increase in replication capacity [95% confidence interval, 1.11-1.90]; P = .0063), after adjustment for maternal HIV-1 load and other factors...
  45. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of HIV-1 variants with the K103N resistance mutation after single-dose nevirapine in women with HIV-1 subtypes A, C, and D
    Tamara S Flys
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:610-3. 2006
    ..We used a sensitive point mutation assay, LigAmp, to detect and quantify K103N-containing variants in African women who received single-dose nevirapine (NVP) to prevent mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission...
  46. ncbi request reprint Comparison of HIV-1 mother-to-child transmission after single-dose nevirapine prophylaxis among African women with subtypes A, C, and D
    Susan H Eshleman
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:518-21. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint Nevirapine and zidovudine at birth to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV in an African setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Taha E Taha
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 292:202-9. 2004
    ....