Kristopher L Arheart

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Correlates of smoking quit attempts: Florida Tobacco Callback Survey, 2007
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 5:10. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in the US workforce: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys
    Kristopher L Arheart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1414-20. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reliability and validity of anti-tobacco attitudes/beliefs in the context of a campaign strategy
    Kristopher L Arheart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Med 39:909-18. 2004
  4. pmc Sociodemographic correlates of eye care provider visits in the 2006-2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Clinical Research Building, Room 1075, 1120 N W 14th Street, 10th Floor R 669, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:253. 2012
  5. pmc Earlier age at menopause, work, and tobacco smoke exposure
    Lora E Fleming
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Menopause 15:1103-8. 2008
  6. pmc Ethnic group differences in cardiometabolic disease risk factors independent of body mass index among American youth
    Sarah E Messiah
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:424-8. 2013
  7. pmc Cancer screening in US workers
    Liat Vidal
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Clinical Research Building, 10th Floor R669, 1120 NW 14th St, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:59-65. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Reported eye care utilization and health insurance status among US adults
    David J Lee
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:303-10. 2009
  9. pmc State variations of chronic disease risk factors in older Americans
    Stacey L Tannenbaum
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E177. 2012
  10. pmc Health status and risk indicator trends of the aging US health care workforce
    David J Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:497-503. 2012

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  1. pmc Correlates of smoking quit attempts: Florida Tobacco Callback Survey, 2007
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 5:10. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Targeted smoking cessation interventions are needed for smokers with selected medical conditions and with high nicotine dependence. The importance of physician advice in encouraging individuals to quit is further highlighted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in the US workforce: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys
    Kristopher L Arheart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1414-20. 2008
    ..Occupational health studies often rely on self-reported secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure. This study examines the accuracy of self-reported tobacco use and SHS exposure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing the reliability and validity of anti-tobacco attitudes/beliefs in the context of a campaign strategy
    Kristopher L Arheart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Med 39:909-18. 2004
    ..To identify multi-item attitude/belief scales associated with the theoretical foundations of an anti-tobacco counter-marketing campaign and assess their reliability and validity...
  4. pmc Sociodemographic correlates of eye care provider visits in the 2006-2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Clinical Research Building, Room 1075, 1120 N W 14th Street, 10th Floor R 669, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:253. 2012
    ..We assessed for the proportion of survey respondents 40 years of age and older reporting having visited an eye care provider within the past two years, two or more years ago, or never by socio-demographic characteristics...
  5. pmc Earlier age at menopause, work, and tobacco smoke exposure
    Lora E Fleming
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Menopause 15:1103-8. 2008
    ..Earlier age at menopause onset has been associated with increased all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality risks. The risk of earlier age at menopause associated with primary and secondary tobacco smoke exposure was assessed...
  6. pmc Ethnic group differences in cardiometabolic disease risk factors independent of body mass index among American youth
    Sarah E Messiah
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:424-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to identify any ethnic group differences in the prevalence of cardiometabolic disease risk factors independent of BMI in United States youth...
  7. pmc Cancer screening in US workers
    Liat Vidal
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Clinical Research Building, 10th Floor R669, 1120 NW 14th St, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:59-65. 2009
    ..There was no significant improvement from 2000 to 2005...
  8. doi request reprint Reported eye care utilization and health insurance status among US adults
    David J Lee
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:303-10. 2009
    ..To estimate prevalence and correlates of eye care utilization by means of data from the National Health Interview Survey...
  9. pmc State variations of chronic disease risk factors in older Americans
    Stacey L Tannenbaum
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E177. 2012
    ..Older adults residing in Arkansas and Montana had the worst chronic disease risk profile compared with other states. These findings indicate the need for improved or increased targeted interventions in these states...
  10. pmc Health status and risk indicator trends of the aging US health care workforce
    David J Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:497-503. 2012
    ..To describe the health status and risk indicator trends in a representative sample of US health care workers aged 45 years and older...
  11. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure and depressive symptoms
    Frank C Bandiera
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:68-72. 2010
    ..To evaluate the association between secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and depression. Tobacco smoking and depression are strongly associated, but the possible effects of SHS have not been evaluated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduction in cardiometabolic disease risk following gastric bypass surgery among Hispanic adults
    Nestor de la Cruz-Muñoz
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33166, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 11:262-6. 2013
    ..Little information is available on the long-term weight and chronic disease risk reduction effectiveness of bariatric surgery among Hispanics...
  13. doi request reprint BMI, waist circumference, and selected cardiovascular disease risk factors among preschool-age children
    Sarah E Messiah
    Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1942-9. 2012
    ..Child health providers should consider using both BMI and WC to identify young children who may be at risk for elevated CVD biomarkers...
  14. pmc Worker populations at risk for work-related injuries across the life course
    Diana Kachan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1120 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:361-6. 2012
    ..We examined workplace injury risk across industry sectors for three age groups using nationally representative U.S. data...
  15. pmc Healthcare provider smoking cessation advice among US worker groups
    David J Lee
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, PO Box 016069 R 669, Miami, FL 33143, USA
    Tob Control 16:325-8. 2007
    ..This study explored the prevalence of smoking and the reported smoking cessation discussion with a primary healthcare provider (HCP) among a representative sample of currently employed US worker groups...
  16. pmc Occupational vs. industry sector classification of the US workforce: which approach is more strongly associated with worker health outcomes?
    Kristopher L Arheart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:748-57. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in US-born Latin and Caribbean youth
    Sarah E Messiah
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Batchelor Children s Research Institute Room 541 1580 NW 10th Avenue D820, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:366-71. 2009
    ..Little is knows about the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MS) among overweight first or second generation United States immigrant children/adolescents from Central/South America and the Caribbean basin...
  18. doi request reprint Inter- and intra-ethnic group comparison of metabolic syndrome components among morbidly obese adolescents
    Sarah E Messiah
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:645-52. 2010
    ..These results indicate that morbidly obese adolescents from both major ethnic groups and subgroups within these groups show health-related comorbidities in both clinic- and population-based settings...
  19. pmc Health indicators among unemployed and employed young adults
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:196-203. 2011
    ..Research on the prevalence of health indicators by employment status among young US adults is limited...
  20. doi request reprint Associations between bacterial contamination of health care workers' hands and contamination of white coats and scrubs
    L Silvia Munoz-Price
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:e245-8. 2012
    ..The study aimed to determine the association between the bacterial contamination of HCWs' hands and uniforms (white coats and scrubs)...
  21. pmc Comparison of Florida skin cancer screening rates with those in different US regions
    Cristina A Fernandez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery and the Division of Biostatistics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1120 NW 14th St, Miami, FL 33137, USA
    South Med J 105:524-9. 2012
    ....
  22. pmc Sensory impairment among older US workers
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1378-85. 2009
    ..Workplace screening and accommodations, including sensory protection devices for older workers, are warranted given the greater risk for injuries among the sensory impaired...
  23. doi request reprint Trends in glaucoma medication expenditure: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2001-2006
    Byron L Lam
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 129:1345-50. 2011
    ..To study trends of glaucoma medication expenditure from 2001 to 2006 using a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  24. pmc Secondhand smoke policy and the risk of depression
    Frank C Bandiera
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, P O Box 016069 D 4 11, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Ann Behav Med 39:198-203. 2010
    ..Banning smoking in work and public settings leads to immediate reductions in disease burden. However, no previous studies have looked specifically at the impact smoking bans may have on depression...
  25. doi request reprint Trends in reported visual impairment in United States adults
    David J Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:42-9. 2009
    ..These findings require verification in population-based studies with clinical acuity measures in order to specifically assess the effect of eye care utilization on VI prevalence trends...
  26. doi request reprint Occupational segregation as a determinant of US worker health
    Katherine Chung-Bridges
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:555-67. 2008
    ..Racial segregation provides a potential mechanism to link occupations with adverse health outcomes...
  27. pmc Reported skin cancer screening of US adult workers
    William G Leblanc
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:55-63. 2008
    ..Early detection of skin cancer by skin examination may reduce its associated morbidity and mortality, in particular for workers routinely exposed to sun...
  28. doi request reprint Inflammatory markers and secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among U.S. workers
    John D Clark
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:626-32. 2008
    ..The association between SHS indicated by serum cotinine and markers of inflammation has not been investigated in adult workers...
  29. doi request reprint Declining trends in serum cotinine levels in US worker groups: the power of policy
    Kristopher L Arheart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:57-63. 2008
    ..To explore trends in cotinine levels in US worker groups...
  30. ncbi request reprint The health behaviors of the older US worker
    Lora E Fleming
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:427-37. 2007
    ..As the US workforce ages, lifestyle factors will increasingly affect their health, yet little information is available on their prevalence in older working populations...
  31. pmc Effectiveness of bariatric surgery in reducing weight and body mass index among Hispanic adolescents
    Nestor de la Cruz-Muñoz
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Obes Surg 23:150-6. 2013
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Dry eye medication use and expenditures: data from the medical expenditure panel survey 2001 to 2006
    Anat Galor
    Division of Ophthalmology, Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, FL 33132, USA
    Cornea 31:1403-7. 2012
    ..To study dry eye medication use and expenditures from 2001 to 2006 using a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  33. pmc Racial disparities in quality-adjusted life-years associated with diabetes and visual impairment
    Kathryn E McCollister
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1692-4. 2012
    ..Compare differences in health-related quality of life among blacks and whites to examine if race, diabetes, and visual impairment (VI) present a triple disadvantage in terms of quality-adjusted life expectancy...
  34. pmc Cardiovascular fitness levels among American workers
    John E Lewis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1115-21. 2011
    ..To explore cardiovascular fitness in 40 occupations using a nationally representative sample of the US population...
  35. doi request reprint Declining health insurance access among US Hispanic workers: not all jobs are created equal
    Kathryn E McCollister
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:163-70. 2010
    ..Approximately 18% of the U.S. population are uninsured, a proportion that may continue to rise, particularly among Hispanics, as the cost of medical care increases faster than the growth in wages...
  36. pmc Food label use and awareness of nutritional information and recommendations among persons with chronic disease
    John E Lewis
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiologyr and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1351-7. 2009
    ..We explored whether persons with chronic disease read nutrient information on food labels and whether they were aware of dietary guidelines...
  37. ncbi request reprint Occupation and lung cancer mortality in a nationally representative U.S. Cohort: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
    David J Lee
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:823-32. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the risk of lung cancer mortality in a nationally representative sample of U.S. workers by occupation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Young adults, mortality, and employment
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:501-4. 2010
    ..This study assessed the relationship between employment status and mortality over a 2-year period among a nationally representative sample of young adults aged 18 to 24 years (n = 121,478, representing more than 21 million US young adults)...
  39. pmc Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among U.S. workers
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2390-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the differences in prevalence and risk of metabolic syndrome among occupational groups using nationally representative data of U.S. workers...
  40. doi request reprint Respiratory effects of secondhand smoke exposure among young adults residing in a "clean" indoor air state
    David J Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Community Health 33:117-25. 2008
    ..All municipalities should pursue clean indoor air legislation which does not exempt bars and restaurants. Educational campaigns directed at reducing SHS exposure in motor vehicles also are needed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Risky drinking in the older population: a comparison of Florida to the rest of the US
    Laura A McClure
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1120 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Addict Behav 38:1894-7. 2013
    ..However, state-level comparisons of excessive alcohol consumption are limited...
  42. pmc Nutrient intake and adherence to dietary recommendations among US workers
    Diana Kachan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:101-5. 2012
    ..To assess nutrient intake according to dietary guidelines among US worker groups...
  43. pmc Working with cancer: health and disability disparities among employed cancer survivors in the U.S
    Tainya C Clarke
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Prev Med 53:331-4. 2011
    ..Using a nationally representative database, we characterized differences in health status and occupation of working cancer survivors and persons without cancer...
  44. pmc Disparity in prevalence of self-reported visual impairment in older adults among U.S. race-ethnic subgroups
    Byron L Lam
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 900 NW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:144-50. 2009
    ..S.) has not been carefully examined by race-ethnic subgroups. This study examines self-reported VI prevalence in race-ethnic subgroups using data representative of the U.S. population age > or =45 years...
  45. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity levels of the US workforce
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Highland Professional Building, Suite 200, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Med 44:432-6. 2007
    ..The present study determined the proportion of US workers meeting the Healthy People 2010 Guidelines for leisure-time physical activity levels in major US occupational groups...
  46. doi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference, and cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents
    Sarah E Messiah
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Pediatr 153:845-50. 2008
    ..To determine optimal threshold values for body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) for detecting cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk (as defined with >/=3 CVD risk factors [RFs]) in adolescents...
  47. ncbi request reprint Smoking rate trends in U.S. occupational groups: the 1987 to 2004 National Health Interview Survey
    David J Lee
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:75-81. 2007
    ..It is unknown if the gap in smoking rates observed between United States blue- and white-collar workers over the past four decades has continued into the new millennium...
  48. pmc Arthritis, occupational class, and the aging US workforce
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1729-34. 2011
    ..We used the burden of disease attributable to arthritis by occupational class to illustrate the challenges faced by the older poor...
  49. pmc Young adult former ever smokers: the role of type of smoker, quit attempts, quit aids, attitudes/beliefs, and demographics
    Laura A McClure
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1120 NW 14th Street, 15th Floor C202, Miami, FL 33136, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:690-5. 2013
    ..Further, this age group often has been considered an extension of the adult population. This study aims to examine young adult former ever smokers to understand factors associated with their stopping smoking...
  50. doi request reprint Correlates of smoking among young adults: the role of lifestyle, attitudes/beliefs, demographics, and exposure to anti-tobacco media messaging
    Noella A Dietz
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1120 NW 14th Street, 15th Floor, Miami, FL 33136, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:115-21. 2013
    ..The objective was to identify factors influencing young adult cigarette use, employing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention logic model, with an emphasis on the role of lifestyle, tobacco use tolerance, and attitudes/beliefs...
  51. pmc Changes in weight and co-morbidities among adolescents undergoing bariatric surgery: 1-year results from the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database
    Sarah E Messiah
    Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:503-13. 2013
    ..The BOLD data are collected from 423 surgeons at 360 facilities in the United States...
  52. doi request reprint Aerosolization of Acinetobacter baumannii in a trauma ICU*
    L Silvia Munoz-Price
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1915-8. 2013
    ..To establish the presence of air contamination with Acinetobacter baumannii in the trauma ICU...
  53. pmc Sustained low influenza vaccination rates in US healthcare workers
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Prev Med 50:210-2. 2010
    ..In the present study, we examined influenza vaccination rates and their 5-year trends within the major occupational healthcare worker groups and compared them to non-Healthcare Workers...
  54. pmc Reported visual impairment and risk of suicide: the 1986-1996 national health interview surveys
    Byron L Lam
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University ofMiami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:975-80. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between reported visual impairment and suicide mortality...
  55. doi request reprint Acinetobacter baumannii: association between environmental contamination of patient rooms and occupant status
    L Silvia Munoz-Price
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:517-20. 2013
    ..baumannii-negative patients were positive (odds ratio, 5.72 [95% confidence interval, 3.66-8.96]; [Formula: see text]). Clinical and environmental isolates shared pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns...
  56. doi request reprint Interactions between anesthesiologists and the environment while providing anesthesia care in the operating room
    L Silvia Munoz-Price
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL Department of Anesthesiology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL Department of Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 41:922-4. 2013
    ..Line insertions, bronchoscopies, or blood exposures were not followed by hand hygiene. Stopcocks were accessed 66 times and only disinfected on 10 (15%) of these occasions. ..
  57. doi request reprint Dry eye syndrome, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression in an older male veteran population
    Cristina A Fernandez
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33125, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 54:3666-72. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression have differences in dry eye symptoms and signs compared to a population without these conditions...
  58. doi request reprint A comparison of different types of hazardous material respirators available to anesthesiologists
    Keith A Candiotti
    Clinical Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine, Clinical Research, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 7:313-9. 2012
    ..The authors compared the performance of anesthesiologists intubating a high-fidelity mannequin while wearing either a powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) or a negative pressure respirator (NPR)...
  59. doi request reprint Do hospital visitors wash their hands? Assessing the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer in a hospital lobby
    David J Birnbach
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:340-3. 2012
    ..To assess AHS use, we observed visitor HHC and how it is affected by visual cues in a private university hospital...
  60. pmc Increased mortality risk among the visually impaired: the roles of mental well-being and preventive care practices
    D Diane Zheng
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:2685-92. 2012
    ..Mechanisms by which visual impairment (VI) increases mortality risk are poorly understood. We estimated the direct and indirect effects of self-rated VI on risk of mortality through mental well-being and preventive care practice mechanisms...
  61. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery significantly decreases the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and pre-diabetes among morbidly obese multiethnic adults: long-term results
    Nestor de la Cruz-Muñoz
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33166, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:505-11; discussion 512-3. 2011
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Perioperative cardiac evaluation of simulated patients by practicing anesthesiologists is not consistent with 2007 ACC/AHA guidelines
    Michael M Vigoda
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Clin Anesth 24:446-55. 2012
    ..To determine if practicing anesthesiologists recommend preoperative evaluations consistent with the 2007 ACC/AHA guidelines on perioperative care...
  63. doi request reprint Decreasing operating room environmental pathogen contamination through improved cleaning practice
    L Silvia Munoz-Price
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:897-904. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the change in both the thoroughness of environmental cleaning and the proportion of environmental surfaces within operating rooms from which pathogenic organisms were recovered...
  64. pmc Trends in smokeless tobacco use in the us workforce: 1987-2005
    Noella A Dietz
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1120 NW 14 Street, 15 Floor C202, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 9:6. 2011
    ..Worker groups with high rates of smokeless tobacco use included farm workers (10.51%) and blue collar workers (7.26%). Results indicate that smokeless tobacco prevention strategies targeting particular worker groups are warranted...
  65. ncbi request reprint Health care access and utilization among children of single working and nonworking mothers in the United States
    Tainya C Clarke
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Int J Health Serv 41:11-26. 2011
    ..Passage of the U.S. Healthcare Reform Bill (HR 3590) will probably increase the number of children with health insurance and improve these indicators...
  66. doi request reprint Differential laundering practices of white coats and scrubs among health care professionals
    L Silvia Munoz-Price
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:565-7. 2013
    ..7 ± 0.1 days (mean ± standard error; P < .001). Faculty physicians washed their scrubs more frequently than house staff (1.0 vs 1.9 days, respectively, P = .018), and no differences were observed among specialties...
  67. doi request reprint Current formulas for water requirements produce different estimates
    Stacey L Tannenbaum
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 36:299-305. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if there was agreement among commonly used formulas for estimating water requirements...
  68. doi request reprint Four-year weight outcomes of laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery and adjustable gastric banding among multiethnic adolescents
    Nestor de la Cruz-Muñoz
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33166, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:542-7. 2010
    ..We have reported the weight and body mass index (BMI) results for a large cohort of predominantly Hispanic adolescents who underwent bariatric surgery in a private practice setting...
  69. ncbi request reprint Severity of concurrent visual and hearing impairment and mortality: the 1986-1994 National Health Interview Survey
    David J Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, P O Box 016069, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Aging Health 19:382-96. 2007
    ..To date, the association of severity of concurrent impairment and mortality has not been examined...
  70. ncbi request reprint Dental care access and unmet dental care needs among U.S. workers: the National Health Interview Survey, 1997 to 2003
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:227-30. 2007
    ..To assess progress toward this goal, the authors evaluated dental care utilization and the extent of unmet dental care needs of U.S. workers and their families...
  71. pmc Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus-1
    Tracie L Miller
    Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Pediatr 153:491-7. 2008
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  72. ncbi request reprint Relationship between aminotransferases levels and components of the metabolic syndrome among multiethnic adolescents
    Adriana Carrillo-Iregui
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:1253-61. 2010
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  73. doi request reprint A novel educational programme to improve knowledge regarding health care-associated infection and hand hygiene
    Maureen Fitzpatrick
    University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital Center for Patient Safety, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Florida, USA
    Int J Nurs Pract 17:269-74. 2011
    ..Compliance is a multifactorial problem that involves knowledge and behaviour. Educational awareness and frequent reminders are critical to maintain high rates of hand hygiene compliance...
  74. doi request reprint Effectiveness of stepwise interventions targeted to decrease central catheter-associated bloodstream infections
    L Silvia Munoz-Price
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:1464-9. 2012
    ..Determine the impact of three stepwise interventions on the rate of central catheter-associated bloodstream infections...
  75. ncbi request reprint Morbidity ranking of U.S. workers employed in 206 occupations: the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) 1986-1994
    David J Lee
    Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, PO Box 016069 R 699, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:117-34. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to rank U.S. occupations by worker morbidity...
  76. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging findings after uneventful continuous infusion neuraxial analgesia: a prospective study to determine whether epidural infusion produces pathologic magnetic resonance imaging findings
    Elyad M Davidson
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:233-7. 2010
    ..In this prospective cohort study, we defined the characteristic appearance of MRI findings after uneventful epidural analgesia...
  77. ncbi request reprint Predictors of HIV risk among Hispanic farm workers in South Florida: women are at higher risk than men
    M Isabel Fernandez
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Florida 33101, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:165-74. 2004
    ..The study is an important first step toward developing tailored HIV prevention interventions for this at-risk, understudied population...
  78. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of parental reporting of secondhand smoke exposure: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III
    James D Wilkinson
    University of Miami Tobacco Research and Evaluation Coordinating Center, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:591-7. 2006
    ..Also, additional research is needed to better determine the level of secondhand smoke exposure that is biologically important in children and adolescents...
  79. doi request reprint 2007 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Guidelines on perioperative cardiac evaluation are usually incorrectly applied by anesthesiology residents evaluating simulated patients
    Michael M Vigoda
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:940-9. 2011
    ..We estimated the percentage of residents nationwide who correctly applied suggested testing algorithms from the ACC/AHA guidelines when they evaluated simulated patients in common clinical scenarios...
  80. doi request reprint Relationship between body mass index and metabolic syndrome risk factors among US 8- to 14-year-olds, 1999 to 2002
    Sarah E Messiah
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Pediatr 153:215-21. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome risk factors (MSRF) and examine the relationship between body mass index and the prevalence of >or=3 MSRF in 8- to 11- and 12- to 14-year-old age groups...
  81. doi request reprint Differences in melanoma outcomes among Hispanic Medicare enrollees
    Panta Rouhani
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1600 NW 10 Ave, RMSB, Room 2023 A, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:768-76. 2010
    ..Hispanics are given the diagnosis of melanoma at later stages and have reduced survival...
  82. ncbi request reprint Granisetron versus ondansetron treatment for breakthrough postoperative nausea and vomiting after prophylactic ondansetron failure: a pilot study
    Keith A Candiotti
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management, University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:1370-3, table of contents. 2007
    ..Two-hundred-fifty female patients received prophylactic ondansetron 4 mg at the end of a surgical procedure requiring general anesthesia and were then followed postoperatively for 4 h...
  83. doi request reprint Ethnic group differences in waist circumference percentiles among U.S. children and adolescents: estimates from the 1999-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys
    Sarah E Messiah
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Florida
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:297-303. 2011
    ..We provide the most current WC percentile estimates for the U.S. Mexican-American (MA), non-Hispanic black (NHB), and non-Hispanic white (NHW) pediatric populations...
  84. ncbi request reprint Conservation of residual acoustic hearing after cochlear implantation
    Thomas J Balkany
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Otol Neurotol 27:1083-8. 2006
    ..Surgical strategies for hearing conservation during cochlear implantation are described...
  85. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of parental and youth reporting of secondhand smoke exposure: the Florida youth cohort study
    David J Lee
    University of Miami Tobacco Research and Evaluation Coordinating Center, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, Florida 33101, United States
    Addict Behav 30:1555-62. 2005
    ..Agreement between youth and parent that at least one parent smoked inside the home yielded the best combination of sensitivity (85.0) and specificity (89.8) and was least affected by the age and gender of the youth respondent...
  86. ncbi request reprint An ecological analysis of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes incidence and prevalence in Latin America
    Fernando Collado-Mesa
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miami, Florida, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:388-94. 2004
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  87. ncbi request reprint Promoting HIV testing among never-tested Hispanic men: a doctor's recommendation may suffice
    M Isabel Fernandez
    Behavioral Health Promotion Program D 93, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, PO Box 016069, Miami, Florida
    AIDS Behav 7:253-62. 2003
    ..They also suggest that for some men, there is a window of opportunity for testing that does not endure...
  88. ncbi request reprint Serosurvey and diagnostic application of antibody titers to Aspergillus in avian species
    Carolyn Cray
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Division of Comparative Pathology, P O Box 016960 R 46, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Avian Dis 53:491-4. 2009
    ..Although the confirmed group was more likely to have antibody reactivity, the mean antibody index was not found to be significant between presumptive normal and probable or confirmed cases...
  89. doi request reprint Microemboli in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Jose G Romano
    Department of Neurology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Neuroimaging 18:396-401. 2008
    ..The determinants of ischemic complications in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) are not well defined. The objective of this study is to evaluate the role of microemboli in SAH-related cerebral ischemia...
  90. pmc Whole-brain proton MR spectroscopic imaging of mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury and correlation with neuropsychological deficits
    Varan Govind
    Department of Radiology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Neurotrauma 27:483-96. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that significant and widespread alterations of brain metabolites occur as a result of mild-to-moderate TBI, and that these measures correlate with measures of cognitive performance...
  91. ncbi request reprint The effect of needle bevel position on pain for subcutaneous lidocaine injection
    Keith Candiotti
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 24:241-3. 2009
    ..Significantly higher pain scores were observed when the needle was placed bevel down compared with bevel up (P = .02). No significant differences in pain scores were noted between the groups for age and gender...
  92. ncbi request reprint Postprandial biochemistry changes in penguins (Spheniscus demersus) including hyperuricemia
    Carolyn Cray
    Division of Comparative Pathology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, P O Box 016960 R 46, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 41:325-6. 2010
    ..001). Uric acid levels increased more than threefold. These data indicate that postprandial changes should be considered when interpreting abnormal biochemistry values in penguins...
  93. ncbi request reprint Application of galactomannan analysis and protein electrophoresis in the diagnosis of aspergillosis in avian species
    Carolyn Cray
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Division of Comparative Pathology, P O Box 016960 R 46, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 40:64-70. 2009
    ..If the 2 tests were used as a panel, then the sensitivity was 89% and specificity was 48%. These data indicate that both galactomannan and protein electrophoresis may be valuable tools in the diagnosis of avian aspergillosis...
  94. ncbi request reprint Use of refractometry for determination of psittacine plasma protein concentration
    Carolyn Cray
    Division of Comparative Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 37:438-42. 2008
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated both poor and good correlation of total protein concentrations in various avian species using refractometry and biuret methodologies...
  95. doi request reprint A clinical protocol for predicting outcomes with an implantable prosthetic device (Baha) in patients with single-sided deafness
    Hillary A Snapp
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, FL, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 21:654-62. 2010
    ..The Baha implant is increasingly becoming a common form of treatment for individuals with single-sided deafness (SSD). However, evidence-based guidelines for determining candidacy in these patients are not yet established...
  96. pmc Perinatal Factors Associated with Cardiovascular Disease Risk among Preschool-Age Children in the United States: An Analysis of 1999-2008 NHANES Data
    Sarah E Messiah
    Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Batchelor Children s Research Institute, 580 NW 10th Avenue D820, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:157237. 2012
    ..These results support the observation that breastfeeding may be protective against early childhood obesity while maternal smoking during pregnancy is a risk factor for obesity and increased CRP levels among NHW young children...
  97. doi request reprint Sexual assault forensic examiners' training and assessment using simulation technology
    Maureen Fitzpatrick
    University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital Center for Patient Safety, Miami, FL, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 38:85-90.e6. 2012
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  98. ncbi request reprint Differences in protein fractions of avian plasma among three commercial electrophoresis systems
    Carolyn Cray
    Division of Comparative Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, PO Box 016960 R 46, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Avian Med Surg 25:102-10. 2011
    ..For best application, reference intervals should be established based on both species and electrophoresis system...
  99. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure and C-reactive protein levels in youth
    James D Wilkinson
    Tobacco Research and Evaluation Coordinating Center, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:305-7. 2007
    ..Secondhand smoke exposure may pose an important long-term cardiovascular risk for children and adolescents...
  100. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 and hepatitis C virus among injection drug users who use high risk inner-city locales in Miami, Florida
    Clyde B McCoy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Highland Professional Building, 801 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 99:789-93. 2004
    ..07, 1.24) and for HIV-1/HCV co-infection (odds ratio = 1.17; 95% confidence interval = 1.09, 1.26). This paper demonstrates that HIV-1/HCV co-infection is highly prevalent among so called "shooting galleries"...
  101. ncbi request reprint How do different indices of obesity correlate with cardiometabolic disease risk factors in multiethnic youths?
    Sissi Cossio
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Endocr Pract 15:403-9. 2009
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