Heejung Bang

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Median regression with censored cost data
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Biometrics 58:643-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating treatment effects in studies of perinatal transmission of HIV
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, 137E Franklin Street, Suite 400, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8030, USA
    Biostatistics 5:31-43. 2004
  3. pmc A hypertension risk score for middle-aged and older adults
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    Department of Medicine, UNC Kidney Center and Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:800-8. 2010
  4. pmc A simple algorithm to predict incident kidney disease
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2466-73. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Historical records as a source of information for childhood socioeconomic status: results from a pilot study of decedents
    Kathryn M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:357-63. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure usually considered normal is associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    UNC Kidney Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Med 119:133-41. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of cholesterol reduction with cholestyramine on renal function
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    University of North Carolina Kidney Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:812-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of blinding in clinical trials
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:143-56. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical cost analysis: application to colorectal cancer data from the SEER Medicare database
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:586-97. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Transmission of HIV-1 through breastfeeding among women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Wafaie Fawzi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:331-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Median regression with censored cost data
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Biometrics 58:643-9. 2002
    ..The methods are applied to a dataset for medical costs of patients with colorectal cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating treatment effects in studies of perinatal transmission of HIV
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, 137E Franklin Street, Suite 400, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8030, USA
    Biostatistics 5:31-43. 2004
    ..We can further apply our methodology to the study of other vertically transmissible infections which are potentially fatal pre- and perinatally...
  3. pmc A hypertension risk score for middle-aged and older adults
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    Department of Medicine, UNC Kidney Center and Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:800-8. 2010
    ..75-0.78) in the testing sample at 3, 6, and 9 years of follow-up. This risk calculator may aide health care providers in guiding discussions with patients about the risk for progression to hypertension...
  4. pmc A simple algorithm to predict incident kidney disease
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2466-73. 2008
    ..Despite the growing burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD), there are no algorithms (to our knowledge) to quantify the effect of concurrent risk factors on the development of incident disease...
  5. doi request reprint Historical records as a source of information for childhood socioeconomic status: results from a pilot study of decedents
    Kathryn M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:357-63. 2008
    ..We investigated the feasibility of using data from historical records to validate recalled parental SES...
  6. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure usually considered normal is associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    UNC Kidney Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Med 119:133-41. 2006
    ..Additional information among individuals with a high risk of cardiovascular disease complications may help to focus current and future efforts...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of cholesterol reduction with cholestyramine on renal function
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    University of North Carolina Kidney Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:812-9. 2005
    ..We performed a secondary analysis of a large existing cohort to determine whether treatment with cholestyramine improved renal function compared with placebo...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of blinding in clinical trials
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:143-56. 2004
    ..It has the ability to detect a relatively low degree of blinding, response bias and different behaviors in two arms. The proposed method is applied to a clinical trial of cholesterol-lowering medication in a group of elderly people...
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical cost analysis: application to colorectal cancer data from the SEER Medicare database
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:586-97. 2005
    ..This approach would be greatly helpful to policy makers who seek to prioritize health care expenditures and to assess the elements of resource use...
  10. ncbi request reprint Transmission of HIV-1 through breastfeeding among women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Wafaie Fawzi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:331-8. 2002
    ..Transmission of HIV-1 through breastfeeding is a major problem, although its timing is not well characterized...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, and risk for incident coronary heart disease in middle-aged men and women in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Christie M Ballantyne
    Section of Atherosclerosis and Lipoprotein Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Circulation 109:837-42. 2004
    ..Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) is a proinflammatory enzyme associated primarily with LDL...
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of vitamin supplements in relation to transmission of HIV-1 through breastfeeding and early child mortality
    Wafaie W Fawzi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS 16:1935-44. 2002
    ..HIV-1 transmission through breastfeeding is a global problem and has been associated with poor maternal micronutrient status...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vitamin Intervention For Stroke Prevention trial: an efficacy analysis
    J David Spence
    The Stroke Prevention and Atherosclerosis Research Centre, Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 36:2404-9. 2005
    ..The criteria for this subgroup were defined before any data analysis...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of herpes simplex virus type 2 and other genital infections in the acquisition of HIV-1 among high-risk women in northern Tanzania
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1260-9. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Blinding in clinical trials, time to do it better
    Jongbae Park
    Complement Ther Med 16:121-3. 2008
  16. doi request reprint A varying-coefficient model for the evaluation of time-varying concomitant intervention effects in longitudinal studies
    Colin O Wu
    Office of Biostatistics Research, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Stat Med 27:3042-56. 2008
    ..Our methods are demonstrated through a longitudinal clinical trial in depression and heart disease and a simulation study...
  17. ncbi request reprint The association between HIV infection and alcohol use: a systematic review and meta-analysis of African studies
    Joseph C Fisher
    Interdata Inc, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:856-63. 2007
    ..61-2.58) for problem drinkers, a statistically significant difference (z = 2.08, P <0.04). Alcohol use was associated with HIV infection in Africa and alcohol-related interventions might help reduce further expansion of the epidemic...
  18. ncbi request reprint On the equivalence of some medical cost estimators with censored data
    Hongwei Zhao
    Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Stat Med 26:4520-30. 2007
    ..We illustrate these relationships using an example from a clinical trial examining the effectiveness of implantable cardiac defibrillators in preventing death among people who had prior myocardial infarctions...
  19. ncbi request reprint SCreening for Occult REnal Disease (SCORED): a simple prediction model for chronic kidney disease
    Heejung Bang
    Department of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:374-81. 2007
    ..Despite the wide availability and low cost of serum creatinine measurement, at-risk populations are not routinely tested for chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Oral pentoxifylline combined with pentavalent antimony: a randomized trial for mucosal leishmaniasis
    Paulo R L Machado
    Servico de Imunologia, Hospital Universitario Prof Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador Bahia, Brazil
    Clin Infect Dis 44:788-93. 2007
    ..We previously showed that an inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (pentoxifylline) combined with Sb(v) cured 90% patients refractory to monotherapy with Sb(v)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tutorial in biostatistics: Analyzing associations between total plasma homocysteine and B vitamins using optimal categorization and segmented regression
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 27:188-200. 2006
    ..These methods are often complementary in discovering the underlying complex pattern of association...
  22. ncbi request reprint On estimating treatment effects under non-compliance in randomized clinical trials: are intent-to-treat or instrumental variables analyses perfect solutions?
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Stat Med 26:954-64. 2007
    ..We found that intent-to-treat and instrumental variables estimators are not perfect and can be problematic in some situations although these two estimators carry desirable properties as we assume...
  23. ncbi request reprint Doubly robust estimation in missing data and causal inference models
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Biometrics 61:962-73. 2005
    ..Indeed, we present the results of simulation studies which demonstrate that the finite sample performance of DR estimators is as impressive as theory would predict. The proposed method is applied to a cardiovascular clinical trial...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sample size calculation for simulation-based multiple-testing procedures
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    J Biopharm Stat 15:957-67. 2005
    ..We illustrate our method with a quality-of-life study for patients with early stage prostate cancer. Our method can also be used for comparing multiple independent groups...
  25. ncbi request reprint Correlates of plasma HIV-1 RNA viral load among HIV-1-seropositive women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:316-23. 2002
    ..007). Although the long-term effects of malaria on viral load are unknown, prevention of malaria among people living with HIV-1 should be given the highest priority...