W D Rosamond

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring and improving acute stroke care: The North Carolina Stroke Care Collaborative
    Wayne Rosamond
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin St, Ste 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    N C Med J 73:494-8. 2012
  2. pmc Classification of heart failure in the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study: a comparison of diagnostic criteria
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin St, Suite 203, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:152-9. 2012
  3. pmc Twenty-two-year trends in incidence of myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease mortality, and case fatality in 4 US communities, 1987-2008
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Departments of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Circulation 125:1848-57. 2012
  4. pmc Occupation recorded on certificates of death compared with self-report: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Aurelian Bidulescu
    Cardiovascular Research Institute and Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:229. 2007
  5. pmc The association of the ankle-brachial index with incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) study, 1987-2001
    Beth D Weatherley
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, P, O, Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:3. 2007
  6. pmc The association of spatial T wave axis deviation with incident coronary events. The ARIC cohort
    Georgeta D Vaidean
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:2. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: trends in coronary heart disease mortality-location, location, location
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:771-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease trends in four United States communities. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study 1987-1996
    W D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:S17-22. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid response to stroke symptoms: the Delay in Accessing Stroke Healthcare (DASH) study
    W D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Acad Emerg Med 5:45-51. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Documentation of stroke onset time: challenges and recommendations
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S230-4. 2006

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Publications89

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring and improving acute stroke care: The North Carolina Stroke Care Collaborative
    Wayne Rosamond
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin St, Ste 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    N C Med J 73:494-8. 2012
    ..Between 2005 and 2012, 89,413 stroke cases were enrolled, and the proportion of patients receiving defect-free care improved from 52% to 79%. However, important areas for improvement remain...
  2. pmc Classification of heart failure in the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study: a comparison of diagnostic criteria
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin St, Suite 203, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:152-9. 2012
    ..We developed a new classification protocol for identifying ADHF in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study and compared it with these other schemes...
  3. pmc Twenty-two-year trends in incidence of myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease mortality, and case fatality in 4 US communities, 1987-2008
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Departments of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Circulation 125:1848-57. 2012
    ..Knowledge of trends in the incidence of and survival after myocardial infarction (MI) in a community setting is important to understanding trends in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates...
  4. pmc Occupation recorded on certificates of death compared with self-report: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Aurelian Bidulescu
    Cardiovascular Research Institute and Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:229. 2007
    ..Our objective was to assess the agreement of job titles and occupational categories derived from death certificates with that self-reported in mid and later life...
  5. pmc The association of the ankle-brachial index with incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) study, 1987-2001
    Beth D Weatherley
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, P, O, Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:3. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc The association of spatial T wave axis deviation with incident coronary events. The ARIC cohort
    Georgeta D Vaidean
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:2. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: trends in coronary heart disease mortality-location, location, location
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:771-3. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease trends in four United States communities. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study 1987-1996
    W D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:S17-22. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid response to stroke symptoms: the Delay in Accessing Stroke Healthcare (DASH) study
    W D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Acad Emerg Med 5:45-51. 1998
    ..To assess the determinants of prehospital delay for patients with presumed acute cerebral ischemia (ACI) in order to provide the background necessary to develop interventions to shorten such delays...
  10. ncbi request reprint Documentation of stroke onset time: challenges and recommendations
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S230-4. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Calling emergency medical services for acute stroke: a study of 9-1-1 tapes
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:19-23. 2005
    ..To obtain a better understanding of how stroke events are communicated to 9-1-1 telecommunicators, and how telecommunicators and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel respond to such calls...
  12. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and 11-year risk of incident cardiovascular disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Ann Marie McNeill
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 28514, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:385-90. 2005
    ..To assess the magnitude of the association between the National Cholesterol Education Program's Third Adult Treatment Panel Report (ATP III) definition of the metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factor intervention in low-income women: the North Carolina WISEWOMAN project
    W D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27514, USA
    Prev Med 31:370-9. 2000
    ..The North Carolina WISEWOMAN project was initiated to evaluate the feasibility of expanding an existing cancer screening program to include a cardiovascular disease (CVD) screening and intervention program among low-income women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for ischemic stroke subtypes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Stroke 37:2493-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate risk factors for ischemic stroke by its subtypes may contribute to more effective prevention of ischemic stroke, but few prospective studies have characterized risk factors for specific subtypes of ischemic stroke...
  15. ncbi request reprint Plasma fibrinogen and incident hypertension in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    J Hypertens 16:1579-83. 1998
    ..Other studies have reported a positive association between hypertension and whole-blood or plasma viscosity, to which fibrinogen contributes. To our knowledge, there has been no prospective study of fibrinogen and incident hypertension...
  16. ncbi request reprint Associations of ankle-brachial index with clinical coronary heart disease, stroke and preclinical carotid and popliteal atherosclerosis: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Z J Zheng
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Atherosclerosis 131:115-25. 1997
    ..These data demonstrate that low ABI levels, particularly those of < 0.90, are indicative of generalized atherosclerosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ankle-brachial index and 7-year ischemic stroke incidence: the ARIC study
    A W Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Stroke 32:1721-4. 2001
    ..03). CONCLUSIONS: Low ABI was strongly associated with increased incidence of ischemic stroke, but the relationship was substantially reduced after adjustment for major cardiovascular risk factors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Obesity and associated coronary heart disease risk factors in a population of low-income African-American and white women: the North Carolina WISEWOMAN project
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Prev Med 35:1-6. 2002
    ..Obesity has been associated with many co-occurring coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors as well as CHD mortality. These associations have been shown to vary between African-American and white sample populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Time delays in accessing stroke care in the emergency department
    D L Morris
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7594, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:218-23. 1999
    ..To delineate components of delay within the hospital ED for patients presenting with symptoms of stroke...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of emergency medical services times for stroke and myocardial infarction
    K R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 5:335-9. 2001
    ..To examine this hypothesis, EMS transport times were examined for both stroke and MI patients who used a paramedic-level, county-based EMS system for transportation to a single hospital during 1999...
  21. ncbi request reprint Concordance of stroke symptom onset time. The Second Delay in Accessing Stroke Healthcare (DASH II) Study
    K R Evenson
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:202-7. 2001
    ....
  22. pmc Hemostatic and inflammatory risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhage in a pooled cohort
    Jared D Sturgeon
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Stroke 39:2268-73. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify novel risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke (ICH)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and risk of incident colorectal cancer
    Rehana L Ahmed
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer 107:28-36. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Prehospital and in-hospital delays in acute stroke care
    K R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8050, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 20:65-76. 2001
    ..Further studies of stroke delay and corresponding interventions are needed, with careful attention to definitions and methodologies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in CHD mortality from 1968-1992 in the state economic areas surrounding the ARIC study communities. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities
    J E Williams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 9:472-80. 1999
    ....
  26. pmc A comprehensive review of prehospital and in-hospital delay times in acute stroke care
    K R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Int J Stroke 4:187-99. 2009
    ..It will be crucial to have effective stroke surveillance systems in place to better understand and improve both prehospital and in-hospital delays for acute stroke care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of hemostatic factors and incidence of coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    A R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Circulation 96:1102-8. 1997
    ..Although hemostatic factors contribute to acute coronary syndromes and atherogenesis, few studies have prospectively evaluated the association between multiple hemostatic factors and coronary heart disease incidence...
  28. ncbi request reprint Serum uric acid and risk of ischemic stroke: the ARIC Study
    Atsushi Hozawa
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Atherosclerosis 187:401-7. 2006
    ..We therefore investigated the relation between UA and ischemic stroke in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lung function and ischemic stroke incidence: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Atsushi Hozawa
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Chest 130:1642-9. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined the relation between lung function and ischemic stroke incidence; none have studied African Americans...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of a tailored follow-up intervention on health behaviors, beliefs, and attitudes
    Alissa D Jacobs
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:557-68. 2004
    ..Computer-tailored health messages that are mailed to participants or given in brief telephone calls offer an innovative and time-efficient alternative to ongoing face-to-face contact with healthcare providers...
  31. doi request reprint Early diffusion weighted MRI as a negative predictor for disabling stroke after ABCD2 score risk categorization in transient ischemic attack patients
    Andrew W Asimos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Stroke 40:3252-7. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of unrecognized myocardial infarction in subjects aged 45 to 65 years (the ARIC study)
    Lori L Boland
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:927-31. 2002
    ..The percentage of unrecognized MIs in men and women was similar. The percentage of unrecognized MIs in the ARIC sample between 1987 and 1998 was slightly lower than previous estimates from other populations...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and ischemic stroke risk. The atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    K R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Stroke 30:1333-9. 1999
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Trends in the sensitivity, positive predictive value, false-positive rate, and comparability ratio of hospital discharge diagnosis codes for acute myocardial infarction in four US communities, 1987-2000
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Program, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1137-46. 2004
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Predictors of time from hospital arrival to initial brain-imaging among suspected stroke patients: the North Carolina Collaborative Stroke Registry
    Kathryn M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Stroke 39:3262-7. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Emergency medical services education, community outreach, and protocols for stroke and chest pain in North Carolina
    Jane H Brice
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7594, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:366-71. 2008
    ..We sought to describe the amount of education offered, community outreach implemented, and protocols established for stroke and for chest pain among North Carolina EMS agencies and personnel...
  37. doi request reprint Heart failure incidence and survival (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study)
    Laura R Loehr
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1016-22. 2008
    ..The greater HF incidence in African-Americans than in Caucasians is largely explained by African-Americans' greater levels of atherosclerotic risk factors...
  38. pmc HDL-cholesterol and the incidence of lung cancer in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Anna M Kucharska-Newton
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27514, United States Anna
    Lung Cancer 61:292-300. 2008
    ..The modest association of low plasma HDL-cholesterol with greater incident lung cancer observed in this study is in agreement with existing case-control studies...
  39. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease in older people: The cardiovascular health study
    Ann Marie McNeill
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1317-24. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Influence of retirement on leisure-time physical activity: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:692-9. 2002
    ..In this study, retirement was associated with gains in sport and exercise participation as well as television watching...
  41. ncbi request reprint Promoting active community environments through land use and transportation planning
    Semra A Aytur
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Bank of America Center, 137 East Franklin Street Suite 306, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:397-407. 2007
    ..To examine the role of land use and transportation plans as policy instruments for promoting active community environments...
  42. ncbi request reprint The sociodemographics of land use planning: relationships to physical activity, accessibility, and equity
    Semra A Aytur
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Bank of America Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 East Franklin Street Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Health Place 14:367-85. 2008
    ..Implications for transdisciplinary collaboration with respect to reducing health disparities are discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhage in a pooled prospective study
    Jared D Sturgeon
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Stroke 38:2718-25. 2007
    ..We studied risk factors for ICH in a pooled cohort of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC) and the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)...
  44. pmc HDL-cholesterol and incidence of breast cancer in the ARIC cohort study
    Anna M Kucharska-Newton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:671-7. 2008
    ..S. communities...
  45. ncbi request reprint Coagulation factors, inflammation markers, and venous thromboembolism: the longitudinal investigation of thromboembolism etiology (LITE)
    Albert W Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Med 113:636-42. 2002
    ..We sought to assess prospectively whether higher levels of blood coagulation factors and inflammation markers are risk factors for venous thromboembolism...
  46. doi request reprint Neighborhood income, health insurance, and prehospital delay for myocardial infarction: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Randi E Foraker
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin St, Ste 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1874-9. 2008
    ..Outcomes following an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are generally more favorable if prehospital delay time is minimized...
  47. ncbi request reprint Income, income inequality, and cardiovascular disease mortality: relations among county populations of the United States, 1985 to 1994
    Mark W Massing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    South Med J 97:475-84. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to describe relations among population-level income, income equality, and mortality due to cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and stroke...
  48. pmc The potentially modifiable burden of incident heart failure due to obesity: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Laura R Loehr
    Cardiovascular Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:781-9. 2010
    ..Investigators studying exposures that are unlikely to be eradicated given current prevention efforts, such as obesity, should consider estimating the GIF to avoid overestimates of population impact...
  49. pmc Long-term association between self-reported signs and symptoms and heart failure hospitalizations: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) Study
    Christy L Avery
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bank of America Center, 137 E Franklin St, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:232-8. 2010
    ..Although studies of the accuracy of heart failure (HF) classification scoring systems are available, few have examined their performance when restricted to self-reported items...
  50. ncbi request reprint Implementing the WISEWOMAN program in local health departments: staff attitudes, beliefs, and perceived barriers
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:598-606. 2004
    ..This paper explores counselors' attitudes and beliefs about patients and perceived barriers to implementing the North Carolina Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation (WISEWOMAN) program...
  51. pmc Diabetes and the risk of sudden cardiac death, the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Anna M Kucharska-Newton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 137 E Franklin St, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Acta Diabetol 47:161-8. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that diabetes attenuates gender differences in the risk of fatal cardiac events...
  52. pmc Association of multiple anthropometrics of overweight and obesity with incident heart failure: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Laura R Loehr
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:18-24. 2009
    ..The association of central adiposity with incident heart failure (HF) has yet to be studied in a large population-based study...
  53. pmc Neighborhood disparities in incident hospitalized myocardial infarction in four U.S. communities: the ARIC surveillance study
    Kathryn M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:867-74. 2009
    ..S.) typically includes age, gender, and race, but not socioeconomic status (SES). We examined the association between neighborhood median household income (nINC) and incident hospitalized MI in four U.S. communities (1993-2002)...
  54. pmc Hemostasis, inflammation, and fatal and nonfatal coronary heart disease: long-term follow-up of the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) cohort
    Anna M Kucharska-Newton
    Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 E Franklin St, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29:2182-90. 2009
    ..This study examines the hypothesis that chronic inflammation is associated with a higher risk of cardiac death compared to the risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hyperinsulinemia, dyslipidemia, and obesity as risk factors for hospitalized gallbladder disease. A prospective study
    Lori L Boland
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:131-40. 2002
    ..Determinants of hospitalized gallbladder disease were examined in a large, population-based cohort of men and women...
  56. ncbi request reprint Statewide survey of 911 communication centers on acute stroke and myocardial infarction
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:186-91. 2007
    ..We conducted a statewide survey of communication centers regarding practices, training, and outreach for stroke and myocardial infarction (MI) and explored differences for those that were Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certified or not...
  57. doi request reprint A multicenter evaluation of the ABCD2 score's accuracy for predicting early ischemic stroke in admitted patients with transient ischemic attack
    Andrew W Asimos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:201-210.e5. 2010
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Lung function and incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Emily B Schroeder
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1171-81. 2003
    ..Similar results were obtained for forced vital capacity. This analysis indicates an association between lung function and incident coronary heart disease that may be stronger in women than in men...
  59. ncbi request reprint Trends in prehospital delay time and use of emergency medical services for acute myocardial infarction: experience in 4 US communities from 1987-2000
    Aileen P McGinn
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am Heart J 150:392-400. 2005
    ..Prolonged delay in seeking care for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is associated with decreased use of time-dependent treatments and increased mortality and morbidity...
  60. ncbi request reprint Occupational physical activity in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:351-7. 2003
    ..The purposes of this study were to describe occupational activity and to quantify the association between occupational and leisure activity in 2991 African American and 8566 White middle-aged adults...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of coronary heart disease and carotid arterial thickening in patients with the metabolic syndrome (The ARIC Study)
    Ann Marie McNeill
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27514, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1249-54. 2004
    ..0001). Thus, MS was significantly associated with the presence of CHD and carotid intimal medial wall thickness. Identification of patients who have MS may provide opportunities to initiate CHD prevention strategies...
  62. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of venous thromboembolism in relation to factor V Leiden and related factors
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Blood 99:2720-5. 2002
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Patterns of objectively measured physical activity in the United States
    Jesse S Metzger
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:630-8. 2008
    ..We used latent class analysis (LCA) to assess patterns of physical activity among adults, using the 7 d of accelerometer data from the 2003-2004 NHANES...
  64. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and venous thromboembolism incidence: the longitudinal investigation of thromboembolism etiology
    Albert W Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1182-9. 2002
    ..The association between traditional cardiovascular risk factors and risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) has not been extensively examined in prospective studies...
  65. ncbi request reprint Reduced kidney function as a risk factor for incident heart failure: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study
    Anna Kottgen
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1307-15. 2007
    ..In summary, middle-aged adults with moderately/severely reduced kidney function are at high risk for developing HF...
  66. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of subclinical atherosclerosis as a risk factor for venous thromboembolism
    L M Reich
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454 1015, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 4:1909-13. 2006
    ..Whether atherosclerotic disease predisposes to venous thrombosis is uncertain...
  67. pmc A genetic variant on chromosome 9p21 and incident heart failure in the ARIC study
    Kazumasa Yamagishi
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Eur Heart J 30:1222-8. 2009
    ..We tested the association of chromosome 9p21 polymorphisms with non-coronary atherosclerotic diseases...
  68. ncbi request reprint Serum homocysteine, thermolabile variant of methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), and venous thromboembolism: Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology (LITE)
    Albert W Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Am J Hematol 72:192-200. 2003
    ..74, 95% CI = 0.56-0.98). Our prospective data showed, at most, a weak relationship between homocysteine and VTE risk, with associations larger among younger participants. MTHFR C677T was not a risk factor for VTE...
  69. pmc High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and venous thromboembolism in the Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology (LITE)
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Blood 112:2675-80. 2008
    ..In the ARIC study, there was no trend of VTE hazard ratios across quartiles of HDL(2), HDL(3), or apoA-I. Low HDL-c does not appear to be an important VTE risk factor...
  70. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of fibrinolytic markers and venous thromboembolism
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:598-603. 2003
    ..There was weak evidence for an interaction of PAP with elevated factor VIIIc and elevated D-dimer in augmenting VTE risk. We conclude that, for the most part, these fibrinolytic markers do not identify healthy subjects at risk for VTE...
  71. ncbi request reprint Frailty and risk of venous thromboembolism in older adults
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Suite 300, 1300 South Second St, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:79-82. 2007
    ..Recent evidence links frailty to activation of coagulation and inflammatory pathways. We aimed to determine whether frailty in community-dwelling older adults is a risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Plasma lipid profile and incident ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Eyal Shahar
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Stroke 34:623-31. 2003
    ..The role of circulating lipids and lipoproteins in the pathogenesis of ischemic stroke remains uncertain despite 3 decades of research. We examined this issue in a large population-based cohort...
  73. ncbi request reprint Does the cardiac autonomic response to postural change predict incident coronary heart disease and mortality? The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Mercedes R Carnethon
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:48-56. 2002
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Case definitions for acute coronary heart disease in epidemiology and clinical research studies: a statement from the AHA Council on Epidemiology and Prevention; AHA Statistics Committee; World Heart Federation Council on Epidemiology and Prevention; the
    Russell V Luepker
    Circulation 108:2543-9. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint Synergism between smoking and vital exhaustion in the risk of ischemic stroke: evidence from the ARIC study
    Skai W Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:416-24. 2004
    ..Vital exhaustion (VE), a state characterized by unusual fatigue, irritability, and feelings of demoralization, is measured by the Maastricht questionnaire (MQ), a 21-item inventory of symptoms...
  76. doi request reprint Baldness and myocardial infarction in men: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Eyal Shahar
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:676-83. 2008
    ..The results of this study suggest that male pattern baldness is not a surrogate measure of an important risk factor for myocardial infarction or asymptomatic atherosclerosis...
  77. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and breast cancer incidence in middle-aged women: a prospective cohort study
    Amy J Mertens
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:209-14. 2006
    ..31 (95% CI=0.87-1.96) for the sport index and 0.87 (95% CI=0.61-1.24) for the work index. Our findings do not corroborate the majority of previous reports, which implicated physical inactivity as a risk factor for breast cancer...
  78. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity arterial disease assessed by ankle-brachial index in a middle-aged population of African Americans and whites: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Zhi Jie Zheng
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:42-9. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to estimate the prevalence of LEAD and its associations with cardiovascular risk factors in a biracial population of men and women aged 45 to 64 years...
  79. ncbi request reprint Launching online education for 911 telecommunicators and EMS personnel: experiences from the North Carolina Rapid Response to Stroke Project
    Julie C Lellis
    Department of Marketing Communication, Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:298-306. 2007
    ..We describe the development and implementation of the North Carolina Rapid Response to Stroke (NCRRS) project--a community-based online education project developed for 911 telecommunicators and EMS personnel...
  80. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) and incident ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Tetsuya Ohira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Stroke 37:1407-12. 2006
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between plasma Lp(a) levels and the incidence of ischemic stroke among blacks and whites...
  81. ncbi request reprint Characterization of incident stroke signs and symptoms: findings from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Stroke 33:2718-21. 2002
    ..Although patterns of stroke occurrence and mortality have been well studied, few epidemiological data are available regarding the clinical characteristics of stroke events...
  82. ncbi request reprint Serum insulin and glucose levels and breast cancer incidence: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Pamela J Mink
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:349-52. 2002
    ..39, 95% confidence interval: 0.86, 2.23). Circulating insulin levels were not predictive of future breast cancer incidence, but there may be a weak association with type 2 diabetes, perhaps modulated via increased adiposity...
  83. ncbi request reprint Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in two cohorts: the longitudinal investigation of thromboembolism etiology
    Mary Cushman
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
    Am J Med 117:19-25. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in two cohorts representing regions of the United States...
  84. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber and prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Wayne D Rosamond
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:57-9. 2002
  85. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality after gastric bypass surgery
    Ted D Adams
    Cardiovascular Genetics Division, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:753-61. 2007
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Greater fish, fruit, and vegetable intakes are related to lower incidence of venous thromboembolism: the Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology
    Lyn M Steffen
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 115:188-95. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that foods rich in B vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids are negatively associated and meat intake is positively associated with incidence of VTE...
  87. ncbi request reprint Fibrin fragment D-dimer and the risk of future venous thrombosis
    Mary Cushman
    Laboratory for Clinical Biochemistry Research and Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
    Blood 101:1243-8. 2003
    ..D-dimer is strongly and positively related to the occurrence of future venous thrombosis...
  88. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, glucose, insulin, and heart rate variability: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Emily B Schroeder
    Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:668-74. 2005
    ..To describe the progression of autonomic impairment among individuals with diabetes and pre-diabetic metabolic impairments...
  89. pmc The association of alpha-fibrinogen Thr312Ala polymorphism and venous thromboembolism in the LITE study
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 S Second St Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Thromb Res 121:1-7. 2007
    ..However, the effect of this common variant on risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is unclear. This paper reports the association between the Thr312Ala variant and VTE in the LITE study...