Matthew J Gurka
Affiliation: West Virginia University
- Low sensitivity of the metabolic syndrome to identify adolescents with impaired glucose tolerance: an analysis of NHANES 1999-2010Mark D DeBoer
Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
Cardiovasc Diabetol 13:83. 2014..The presence of impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and metabolic syndrome (MetS) are two risk factors for Type 2 diabetes. The inter-relatedness of these factors among adolescents is unclear...
- An examination of sex and racial/ethnic differences in the metabolic syndrome among adults: a confirmatory factor analysis and a resulting continuous severity scoreMatthew J Gurka
Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia Electronic address
Metabolism 63:218-25. 2014..Our goals were to use confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to delineate differential contributions to MetS by sub-group, and if contributions were discovered, develop sex and racial/ethnic-specific equations to calculate MetS severity...
- Ethnic differences in the link between insulin resistance and elevated ALTMark D DeBoer
Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Pediatrics 132:e718-26. 2013..Our hypothesis was that IR would be a better predictor of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) elevations than is MetS among non-Hispanic blacks...
- A confirmatory factor analysis of the metabolic syndrome in adolescents: an examination of sex and racial/ethnic differencesMatthew J Gurka
Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:128. 2012..g. waist circumference and blood pressure. Because current MetS criteria result in racial/ethnic discrepancies, our goal was to use confirmatory factor analysis to delineate differential contributions to MetS by sub-group...
- Internal pilots for observational studiesMatthew J Gurka
Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 26506 9190, USA
Biom J 52:590-603. 2010....
- Avoiding bias in mixed model inference for fixed effectsMatthew J Gurka
Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
Stat Med 30:2696-707. 2011....