Tyler J VanderWeele

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Ignorability and stability assumptions in neighborhood effects research
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, U S A
    Stat Med 27:1934-43. 2008
  2. doi A structural approach to the familial coaggregation of disorders
    James I Hudson
    Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Epidemiology 19:431-9. 2008
  3. ncbi From counterfactuals to sufficient component causes and vice versa
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:855-8. 2006
  4. doi Mediation and mechanism
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:217-24. 2009
  5. doi Marginal structural models for the estimation of direct and indirect effects
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Epidemiology 20:18-26. 2009
  6. doi Sufficient cause interactions and statistical interactions
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Epidemiology 20:6-13. 2009
  7. doi A comparison of four prenatal care indices in birth outcome models: comparable results for predicting small-for-gestational-age outcome but different results for preterm birth or infant mortality
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    University of Chicago, Department of Health Studies, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:438-45. 2009
  8. doi Causal directed acyclic graphs and the direction of unmeasured confounding bias
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Epidemiology 19:720-8. 2008
  9. doi Sensitivity analysis: distributional assumptions and confounding assumptions
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Biometrics 64:645-9. 2008
  10. doi The sign of the bias of unmeasured confounding
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Biometrics 64:702-6. 2008

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Publications23

  1. ncbi Ignorability and stability assumptions in neighborhood effects research
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, U S A
    Stat Med 27:1934-43. 2008
    ..In the context of neighborhood-wide interventions, the ignorability assumption for the individual-level potential outcomes framework can be easily adapted for neighborhood effects...
  2. doi A structural approach to the familial coaggregation of disorders
    James I Hudson
    Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Epidemiology 19:431-9. 2008
    ..For illustration, we applied our method to a family study of binge eating disorder and bipolar disorder...
  3. ncbi From counterfactuals to sufficient component causes and vice versa
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:855-8. 2006
  4. doi Mediation and mechanism
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:217-24. 2009
    ..Discussion is given regarding how the distinction between "statistical causality" and "mechanistic causality" is blurred by recent work in causal inference concerning methods for testing for mediation and mechanism...
  5. doi Marginal structural models for the estimation of direct and indirect effects
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Epidemiology 20:18-26. 2009
    ..Unlike marginal structural models typically used in epidemiologic research, the marginal structural models used to estimate natural direct and indirect effects are made conditional on the covariates...
  6. doi Sufficient cause interactions and statistical interactions
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Epidemiology 20:6-13. 2009
    ..Conditions that suffice to allow for the interpretation of statistical interactions as sufficient cause interactions are derived. Discussion is presented concerning the implications of the inclusion of confounding variables in the model...
  7. doi A comparison of four prenatal care indices in birth outcome models: comparable results for predicting small-for-gestational-age outcome but different results for preterm birth or infant mortality
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    University of Chicago, Department of Health Studies, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:438-45. 2009
    ..This investigation compared the performance of the Kessner index, the GINDEX, the adequacy of prenatal care utilization (APNCU) and certain variants of the APNCU in such outcome models...
  8. doi Causal directed acyclic graphs and the direction of unmeasured confounding bias
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Epidemiology 19:720-8. 2008
    ..When this conditional independence property does not hold, stronger notions of monotonicity are needed to draw conclusions about the direction of the bias...
  9. doi Sensitivity analysis: distributional assumptions and confounding assumptions
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Biometrics 64:645-9. 2008
    ..These considerations clarify the appropriate contexts in which relevant sensitivity analysis techniques can be applied...
  10. doi The sign of the bias of unmeasured confounding
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Biometrics 64:702-6. 2008
    ..Some discussion is given to the conditions under which the theorem applies and the strengths and limitations of using the theorem to assess the sign of the bias of unmeasured confounding...
  11. ncbi Directed acyclic graphs, sufficient causes, and the properties of conditioning on a common effect
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1096-104. 2007
    ..For illustration, the results are applied to an example concerning the familial coaggregation of two disorders...
  12. ncbi Four types of effect modification: a classification based on directed acyclic graphs
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Epidemiology 18:561-8. 2007
    ..We briefly discuss the case of multiple effect modification relationships and multiple effect modifiers as well as measures of effect other than that of the causal risk difference...
  13. ncbi The identification of synergism in the sufficient-component-cause framework
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Epidemiology 18:329-39. 2007
    ..In the context of monotonic effects, the conditions derived are closely related to effect modification on the risk difference scale; however, this is not the case without the assumption of monotonic effects...
  14. doi Prenatal care utilization in excess of recommended levels: trends from 1985 to 2004
    Diane S Lauderdale
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:609-22. 2010
    ..Although randomized controlled trials have found that reduced visit schedules for low-risk women do not lead to worse maternal or perinatal outcomes, the cost-effectiveness of more intense visit schedules is not known...
  15. doi The effect of non-differential measurement error on bias, precision and power in Mendelian randomization studies
    Brandon L Pierce
    Department of Health Studies and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1383-93. 2012
    ..In this work, we explore the effect of exposure and outcome measurement error in MR studies...
  16. doi Screening tests during prenatal care: does practice follow the evidence?
    Juned Siddique
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:51-9. 2012
    ..Anemia screening conforms closely to recommendations. The USPSTF does not recommend for or against universal diabetes screening using OGTT. Women appear to receive OGTT routinely...
  17. doi Trends in prenatal ultrasound use in the United States: 1995 to 2006
    Juned Siddique
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Care 47:1129-35. 2009
    ..While controversy continues about the appropriateness of routine ultrasound screening, there are little data on actual clinical practices or trends in the United States...
  18. pmc Marital satisfaction and break-ups differ across on-line and off-line meeting venues
    John T Cacioppo
    Department of Psychology, Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:10135-40. 2013
    ..These data suggest that the Internet may be altering the dynamics and outcomes of marriage itself...
  19. pmc Does alleviating poverty affect mothers' depressive symptoms? A quasi-experimental investigation of Mexico's Oportunidades programme
    Emily J Ozer
    Division of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 40:1565-76. 2011
    ..Beyond its direct effects, maternal depression can harm children's health and development. This study aimed to assess the effects of a large-scale anti-poverty programme in Mexico (Oportunidades) on maternal depressive symptoms...
  20. pmc Power and instrument strength requirements for Mendelian randomization studies using multiple genetic variants
    Brandon L Pierce
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 40:740-52. 2011
    ..e. instrumental variables (IVs)] of the exposure. Power and IV strength requirements for MR studies using multiple genetic variants have not been explored...
  21. pmc Inference for causal interactions for continuous exposures under dichotomization
    Tyler J VanderWeele
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Biometrics 67:1414-21. 2011
    ..The results in this article are applied to a study of the interactive effects between smoking and arsenic exposure from well water in producing skin lesions...
  22. doi Ethnic disparities in asthma morbidity in Chicago
    Arthur T Evans
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Cook County Stroger Hospital and Rush Medical College, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Asthma 46:448-54. 2009
    ..The role of ethnicity and socioeconomic status in explaining variations in asthma morbidity is unclear...
  23. doi Effect of a housing and case management program on emergency department visits and hospitalizations among chronically ill homeless adults: a randomized trial
    Laura S Sadowski
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 1606, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 301:1771-8. 2009
    ..Homeless adults, especially those with chronic medical illnesses, are frequent users of costly medical services, especially emergency department and hospital services...