Wayne D Rosamond

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. pmc Orthostatic hypotension as a risk factor for incident heart failure: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Christine D Jones
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    Hypertension 59:913-8. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc Prediction of incident heart failure in general practice: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Sunil K Agarwal
    Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:422-9. 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications84

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Orthostatic hypotension as a risk factor for incident heart failure: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Christine D Jones
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    Hypertension 59:913-8. 2012
    ..This association may be partially mediated through hypertension. Orthostatic measures may enhance risk stratification for future heart failure development...
  5. 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)...
  6. pmc Prediction of incident heart failure in general practice: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Sunil K Agarwal
    Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:422-9. 2012
    ..We examined the external validity of existing HF risk scores, optimized a 10-year HF risk function, and examined the incremental value of several biomarkers, including N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide...
  7. 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)...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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)...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes among stroke patients receiving tissue plasminogen activator therapy beyond the 3-hour time window
    Emily C O'Brien
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill 27514 3526, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:541-6. 2012
    ..The current guidelines stipulate that patients receive t-PA within 3 hours of symptom onset. However, actual practice patterns vary, and little is known about patient outcomes when t-PA is received outside of the recommended time window...
  16. pmc Airflow obstruction, lung function, and risk of incident heart failure: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Sunil K Agarwal
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 137 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:414-22. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV(1)), airflow obstruction, and incident heart failure (HF) in black and white, middle-aged men and women in four US communities...
  17. doi request reprint Temporal Trends in Medical Therapies for ST- and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] Surveillance Study)
    Emily C O'Brien
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 111:305-11. 2013
    ..In conclusion, trends of increasing use of evidence-based therapies were found for patients with STEMIs and those with NSTEMIs over the past 22 years...
  18. 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...
  19. 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)...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. pmc The population burden of heart failure attributable to modifiable risk factors: the ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities) study
    Christy L Avery
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1640-6. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to estimate the population burden of heart failure and the influence of modifiable risk factors...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Socioeconomic indicators and the risk of acute coronary heart disease events: comparison of population-based data from the United States and Finland
    Anna M Kucharska-Newton
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:572-9. 2011
    ..We wished to determine whether a gradient of association of low socioeconomic status with incidence of coronary heart disease was present in two population-based cohorts, one from United States and the other from Finland...
  28. pmc Community prevalence of ideal cardiovascular health, by the American Heart Association definition, and relationship with cardiovascular disease incidence
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1690-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to estimate the prevalence of ideal cardiovascular health and its relationship with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  29. 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...
  30. 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)...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Classification of acute decompensated heart failure: an automated algorithm compared with a physician reviewer panel: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Laura R Loehr
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 137 E Franklin St, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:719-26. 2013
    ..Our objective was to assess agreement of HF classification by this contemporaneous algorithm with that by a standardized physician reviewer panel, when applied to data abstracted from community-based hospital records...
  34. 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...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Emergency medical services capacity for prehospital stroke care in north Carolina
    Mehul D Patel
    Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Disease Program, 137 E Franklin St, Ste 306, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E149. 2013
    ..Recent statewide efforts have sought to standardize and improve prehospital stroke care. The objective of this study was to assess EMS stroke care capacity in North Carolina and evaluate statewide changes since 2001...
  41. 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...
  42. 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
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. pmc Variant hemoglobin phenotypes may account for differential erythropoiesis-stimulating agent dosing in African-American hemodialysis patients
    Vimal K Derebail
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, UNC Kidney Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7155, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Kidney Int 80:992-9. 2011
    ..Hence, our findings may explain, in part, the difference in ESA dosing between Caucasians and African-Americans with end-stage renal disease but await further study...
  48. 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
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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
  53. 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...
  54. doi request reprint Prehospital notification by emergency medical services reduces delays in stroke evaluation: findings from the North Carolina stroke care collaborative
    Mehul D Patel
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Stroke 42:2263-8. 2011
    ..This study estimated associations between hospital arrival modes (EMS or private and with or without EMS prenotification) and times for completion and interpretation of initial brain imaging in patients with presumed stroke...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. pmc Stroke Mortality, Clinical Presentation and Day of Arrival: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Emily C O'Brien
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 3526, USA
    Stroke Res Treat 2011:383012. 2011
    ..Weekend arrival was not associated with 28-day all-cause mortality or differences in symptom presentation for strokes in this cohort...
  60. 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...
  61. 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
    ....
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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
    ....
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. 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
    ....
  76. 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...
  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 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...
  79. 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
    ....
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber and prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Wayne D Rosamond
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:57-9. 2002
  83. 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...
  84. 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...