April P Carson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the Framingham hypertension risk prediction model in young adults: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    April P Carson
    1720 2nd Ave S, RPHB 220, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022
    Hypertension 62:1015-20. 2013
  2. pmc Association of prediabetes and diabetes with stroke symptoms: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1845-52. 2012
  3. pmc Ethnic differences in hypertension incidence among middle-aged and older adults: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Hypertension 57:1101-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Low hemoglobin A1c and risk of all-cause mortality among US adults without diabetes
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:661-7. 2010
  5. pmc Comparison of A1C and fasting glucose criteria to diagnose diabetes among U.S. adults
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:95-7. 2010
  6. pmc Employment status, coronary heart disease, and stroke among women
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:630-6. 2009
  7. pmc Association of the metabolic syndrome with atrial fibrillation among United States adults (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke [REGARDS] Study)
    Rikki M Tanner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:227-32. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Women's employment status and mortality: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kathryn M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1108-18. 2004
  9. pmc Awareness, treatment, and control of LDL cholesterol are lower among U.S. adults with undiagnosed diabetes versus diagnosed diabetes
    Todd M Brown
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:2734-40. 2013
  10. pmc Comparison of the Framingham Heart Study hypertension model with blood pressure alone in the prediction of risk of hypertension: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Hypertension 55:1339-45. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the Framingham hypertension risk prediction model in young adults: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    April P Carson
    1720 2nd Ave S, RPHB 220, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022
    Hypertension 62:1015-20. 2013
    ..6; P=0.067). In summary, the FHS model performed better than prehypertension and may be a useful tool for identifying young adults with a high risk for developing hypertension. ..
  2. pmc Association of prediabetes and diabetes with stroke symptoms: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1845-52. 2012
    ..Few studies have assessed whether individuals with diabetes or prediabetes, but no physician diagnosis of stroke, have an increased prevalence of stroke symptoms...
  3. pmc Ethnic differences in hypertension incidence among middle-aged and older adults: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Hypertension 57:1101-7. 2011
    ..Public health prevention programs tailored to middle-aged and older adults are needed to eliminate ethnic disparities in incident hypertension...
  4. doi request reprint Low hemoglobin A1c and risk of all-cause mortality among US adults without diabetes
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:661-7. 2010
    ..Among individuals without diabetes, elevated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality, but the literature is sparse regarding the prognostic importance of low HbA1c...
  5. pmc Comparison of A1C and fasting glucose criteria to diagnose diabetes among U.S. adults
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:95-7. 2010
    ..To compare A1C and fasting glucose for the diagnosis of diabetes among U.S. adults...
  6. pmc Employment status, coronary heart disease, and stroke among women
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:630-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the association of employment status with coronary heart disease (CHD) and ischemic stroke among middle-aged women...
  7. pmc Association of the metabolic syndrome with atrial fibrillation among United States adults (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke [REGARDS] Study)
    Rikki M Tanner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:227-32. 2011
    ..15, 95% confidence interval 0.92 to 1.39). In conclusion, MS is associated with an increased prevalence of AF. Further studies investigating a potential mechanism for this excess risk are warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Women's employment status and mortality: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kathryn M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1108-18. 2004
    ..As women's labor force participation in the United States has increased over the past decades, there has been an interest in the potential health effects of employment. To date, however, research findings have been contradictory...
  9. pmc Awareness, treatment, and control of LDL cholesterol are lower among U.S. adults with undiagnosed diabetes versus diagnosed diabetes
    Todd M Brown
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:2734-40. 2013
    ..S. adults with undiagnosed diabetes...
  10. pmc Comparison of the Framingham Heart Study hypertension model with blood pressure alone in the prediction of risk of hypertension: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Hypertension 55:1339-45. 2010
    ..001); recalibrated and best-fit models produced a better model fit (P=0.064 and 0.245, respectively). In this multiethnic cohort of US adults, the FHS model was not substantially better than SBP alone for predicting hypertension...
  11. pmc Development and validation of a self-assessment tool for albuminuria: results from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:196-205. 2011
    ..The prevalence of albuminuria in the general population is high, but awareness of it is low. Therefore, we sought to develop and validate a self-assessment tool that allows individuals to estimate their probability of having albuminuria...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cumulative socioeconomic status across the life course and subclinical atherosclerosis
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:296-303. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between individual-level and neighborhood-level socioeconomic status (SES) across the life course and subclinical atherosclerosis...
  13. pmc Trends and racial differences in the use of androgen deprivation therapy for metastatic prostate cancer
    April P Carson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:872-81. 2010
    ..Previous research investigating racial differences in the use of ADT has reported inconsistent findings...