N Dole

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Violent crime exposure classification and adverse birth outcomes: a geographically-defined cohort study
    Lynne C Messer
    US Environmental Protection Agency National Human Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Human Studies Division, MD 58A, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:22. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal stress and preterm birth
    N Dole
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 8120, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:14-24. 2003
  3. pmc Psychosocial factors and preterm birth among African American and White women in central North Carolina
    Nancy Dole
    Carolina Population Center, CB 8120, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8120, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1358-65. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Stress and placental resistance measured by Doppler ultrasound in early and mid-pregnancy
    E W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 32:23-30. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking and pregnancy outcome among African-American and white women in central North Carolina
    D A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Epidemiology 12:636-42. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood crime, deprivation, and preterm birth
    Lynne C Messer
    Departments of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:455-62. 2006
  7. pmc Elevated corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) during pregnancy and risk of postpartum depression (PPD)
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E40-7. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Indicators of cocaine exposure and preterm birth
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:458-65. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pregnancy dating by last menstrual period, ultrasound scanning, and their combination
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, The Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1660-6. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward participation in a pregnancy and child cohort study
    Julie L Daniels
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7435, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:260-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Violent crime exposure classification and adverse birth outcomes: a geographically-defined cohort study
    Lynne C Messer
    US Environmental Protection Agency National Human Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Human Studies Division, MD 58A, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:22. 2006
    ..When crime has been used in research, it has been variably defined, resulting in non-comparable associations across studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal stress and preterm birth
    N Dole
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 8120, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:14-24. 2003
    ..The prospective collection of multiple psychosocial measures on a large population of women indicates that a subset of these factors is associated with preterm birth...
  3. pmc Psychosocial factors and preterm birth among African American and White women in central North Carolina
    Nancy Dole
    Carolina Population Center, CB 8120, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8120, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1358-65. 2004
    ..We assessed associations between psychosocial factors and preterm birth, stratified by race in a prospective cohort study...
  4. doi request reprint Stress and placental resistance measured by Doppler ultrasound in early and mid-pregnancy
    E W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 32:23-30. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking and pregnancy outcome among African-American and white women in central North Carolina
    D A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Epidemiology 12:636-42. 2001
    ..4, 95% confidence interval = 1.4-4.0). Associations of tobacco use with preterm premature rupture of amniotic membrane resulting in preterm birth were notably stronger than the associations with other types of preterm birth...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood crime, deprivation, and preterm birth
    Lynne C Messer
    Departments of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:455-62. 2006
    ..Significant racial disparity in preterm birth (PTB; birth at <37 weeks' gestation) exists, poorly explained by Individual-level factors. This research explores whether neighborhood crime contributes to the racial disparity in PTB...
  7. pmc Elevated corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) during pregnancy and risk of postpartum depression (PPD)
    Samantha Meltzer-Brody
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E40-7. 2011
    ..There are conflicting reports of associations between midpregnancy placental CRH (pCRH) and PPD or PND...
  8. ncbi request reprint Indicators of cocaine exposure and preterm birth
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:458-65. 2002
    ..To identify predictors of cocaine exposure during pregnancy, using hair and urine assays and self-report, and the association with preterm birth...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pregnancy dating by last menstrual period, ultrasound scanning, and their combination
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, The Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1660-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of algorithms for the assignment of gestational age with the use of the last menstrual period and early ultrasound information...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward participation in a pregnancy and child cohort study
    Julie L Daniels
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7435, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:260-6. 2006
    ..This survey confirmed that once women are enrolled, they tend to be willing to complete most components of an intensive study, suggesting that initial efforts for recruitment are most important...
  11. pmc Alteration in vaginal microflora, douching prior to pregnancy, and preterm birth
    John M Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7516
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:530-7. 2008
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  12. pmc Direct observation of neighborhood attributes in an urban area of the US south: characterizing the social context of pregnancy
    Barbara A Laraia
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, CB 8120, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:11. 2006
    ..In this paper, we describe a neighborhood data collection effort tailored to a southern urban area...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and socioeconomic indicators are associated with household food insecurity among pregnant women
    Barbara A Laraia
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nutr 136:177-82. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Modeling community-level effects on preterm birth
    Jay S Kaufman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:377-84. 2003
    ..We demonstrate modeling of community-level socioeconomic influences on risk of preterm birth (< 37 weeks gestation) in the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition (PIN) Study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy intendedness, maternal psychosocial factors and preterm birth
    Lynne C Messer
    USEPA NHEERL Human Studies Division MD 58A, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:403-12. 2005
    ..This study examined associations between reported pregnancy intendedness and several maternal psychosocial factors in relation to preterm birth (<37 weeks' completed gestation)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Probability samples of area births versus clinic populations for reproductive epidemiology studies
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:315-22. 2005
    ..6) vs. clinic women (1.1), whereas other predictors were similar. Patterns may differ across groups for many reasons, including self-selection of clinics and varying clinical practices...
  17. ncbi request reprint Should spontaneous and medically indicated preterm births be separated for studying aetiology?
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:97-105. 2005
    ..Given the complexity of the aetiological pathways, both aggregation and disaggregation are well justified and should be included in studies of the causes of preterm birth...
  18. ncbi request reprint Modeling the effects of a bidirectional latent predictor from multivariate questionnaire data
    Amy H Herring
    Department of Biostatistics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7420, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Biometrics 60:926-35. 2004
    ..We propose an MCMC algorithm for posterior computation and apply the approach to study the effects of stress on preterm delivery...
  19. pmc Sociodemographic, perinatal, behavioral, and psychosocial predictors of weight retention at 3 and 12 months postpartum
    Anna Maria Siega-Riz
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1996-2003. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint Poverty, education, race, and pregnancy outcome
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:322-9. 2004
    ..7, 95% CI: 1.1, 2.7). Socioeconomic indicators appear to have complex joint effect patterns among racial subgroups, perhaps because the material and psychological implications of education and income status differ between groups...
  21. pmc Stress questionnaires and stress biomarkers during pregnancy
    Emily W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1425-33. 2009
    ..Although these hormones have been interpreted as biomarkers of stress, it is unclear whether psychosocial measures are empirically associated with biomarkers of stress in pregnant women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychological and biological markers of stress and bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women
    E W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BJOG 114:216-23. 2007
    ..To determine whether stress is associated with risk of bacterial vaginosis (BV) in pregnant women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Patterns of salivary cortisol secretion in pregnancy and implications for assessment protocols
    Emily W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Biol Psychol 74:85-91. 2007
    ..82 to 0.88). Standardizing the clinic measurement to a single time of day did not substantially improve correlations with mean AUC. Correlations with measures of reported stress were also not strong...
  24. ncbi request reprint Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy and preterm birth
    Juan Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:118-25. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Predictors of vaginal bleeding during the first two trimesters of pregnancy
    Juan Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:276-83. 2005
    ..The combination of prior spontaneous and induced abortion showed a dose-response association with the occurrence of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-related weight gain--a link to obesity?
    Anna Maria Siega-Riz
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:S105-11. 2004
    ..Likewise, little is known concerning these same attitudes and behaviors during the postpartum period that may contribute to weight retention...
  27. pmc Physical activity and sleep among pregnant women
    Katja Borodulin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:45-52. 2010
    ..Physical activity is recommended to pregnant women for health benefits, yet more research is needed to understand if physical activity should be recommended for improving sleep...
  28. ncbi request reprint Methodologic issues in the design and analysis of epidemiologic studies of pregnancy outcome
    David A Savitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 15:93-102. 2006
    ..Sophisticated biological and statistical methods are needed to advance epidemiologic research in this area...