epidemiologic research design

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Summary: The form and structure of analytic studies in epidemiologic and clinical research.

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  1. doi Quantitative assessment of unobserved confounding is mandatory in nonrandomized intervention studies
    R H H Groenwold
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:22-8. 2009
  2. ncbi Choosing a retrospective design to assess joint genetic and environmental contributions to risk
    C R Weinberg
    Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:197-203. 2000
  3. ncbi Calculating measures of biological interaction
    Tomas Andersson
    Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:575-9. 2005
  4. pmc Analysis of individual drug use as a time-varying determinant of exposure in prospective population-based cohort studies
    B H Ch Stricker
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:245-51. 2010
  5. ncbi Building multivariable regression models with continuous covariates in clinical epidemiology--with an emphasis on fractional polynomials
    P Royston
    Cancer Division, MRC Clinical Trials Unit, London, UK
    Methods Inf Med 44:561-71. 2005
  6. pmc Using risk-based sampling to enrich cohorts for endpoints, genes, and exposures
    Clarice R Weinberg
    Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:447-55. 2007
  7. pmc Instrumental variables I: instrumental variables exploit natural variation in nonexperimental data to estimate causal relationships
    Jeremy A Rassen
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1226-32. 2009
  8. doi Poor quality of reporting confounding bias in observational intervention studies: a systematic review
    Rolf H H Groenwold
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 18:746-51. 2008
  9. pmc On the nondifferential misclassification of a binary confounder
    Elizabeth L Ogburn
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University, Boston MA, USA
    Epidemiology 23:433-9. 2012
  10. pmc Overcoming the winner's curse: estimating penetrance parameters from case-control data
    Sebastian Zollner
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 80:605-15. 2007

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  1. doi Quantitative assessment of unobserved confounding is mandatory in nonrandomized intervention studies
    R H H Groenwold
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:22-8. 2009
    ..Our objective was to review methods to control for observed confounding, as well as unobserved confounding..
  2. ncbi Choosing a retrospective design to assess joint genetic and environmental contributions to risk
    C R Weinberg
    Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:197-203. 2000
    ..The investigator must also consider certain practical issues, such as the availability of parents or sibling controls...
  3. ncbi Calculating measures of biological interaction
    Tomas Andersson
    Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:575-9. 2005
    ..Finally, we show how this output can be used as input in an Excel sheet that is set up to calculate the measures of biological interaction to be used for the assessment...
  4. pmc Analysis of individual drug use as a time-varying determinant of exposure in prospective population-based cohort studies
    B H Ch Stricker
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:245-51. 2010
    ..However, such estimates may be biased in the presence of time-dependent confounders which are themselves affected by prior exposure...
  5. ncbi Building multivariable regression models with continuous covariates in clinical epidemiology--with an emphasis on fractional polynomials
    P Royston
    Cancer Division, MRC Clinical Trials Unit, London, UK
    Methods Inf Med 44:561-71. 2005
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  6. pmc Using risk-based sampling to enrich cohorts for endpoints, genes, and exposures
    Clarice R Weinberg
    Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:447-55. 2007
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  7. pmc Instrumental variables I: instrumental variables exploit natural variation in nonexperimental data to estimate causal relationships
    Jeremy A Rassen
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1226-32. 2009
    ..It gives examples of instruments used in clinical epidemiology and concludes with an outline on estimation of effects...
  8. doi Poor quality of reporting confounding bias in observational intervention studies: a systematic review
    Rolf H H Groenwold
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 18:746-51. 2008
    ..To systematically review observational studies on medical interventions to determine the quality of reporting of confounding...
  9. pmc On the nondifferential misclassification of a binary confounder
    Elizabeth L Ogburn
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University, Boston MA, USA
    Epidemiology 23:433-9. 2012
    ..We also present an analytic proof of the result for the effect of treatment among the treated and describe extensions to measures conditional on or standardized over other covariates...
  10. pmc Overcoming the winner's curse: estimating penetrance parameters from case-control data
    Sebastian Zollner
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 80:605-15. 2007
    ..Finally, we show that application of the method to case-control data can improve the design of replication studies considerably...
  11. pmc Comparing respondent-driven sampling and targeted sampling methods of recruiting injection drug users in San Francisco
    Alex H Kral
    Urban Health Program, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    J Urban Health 87:839-50. 2010
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  12. ncbi Estimating interaction between genetic and environmental risk factors: efficiency of sampling designs within a cohort
    Alexandre Bureau
    Centre de Recherche Universite Laval Robert Giffard, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 19:83-93. 2008
    ..It was possible to estimate the interaction effect with precision close to that of the full cohort when using case-cohort or nested case-control samples containing fewer than half the subjects of the cohort...
  13. doi Identifying optimal risk windows for self-controlled case series studies of vaccine safety
    Stanley Xu
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO, U S A
    Stat Med 30:742-52. 2011
    ..Both simulation studies and vaccine safety data applications show that our proposed approach is effective in identifying medium and long-risk windows...
  14. ncbi Reporting participation in epidemiologic studies: a survey of practice
    Lindsay M Morton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:197-203. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that epidemiologists need to address declining participation and to report participation consistently, including for biologic specimen collection...
  15. ncbi Can incentives undermine intrinsic motivation to participate in epidemiologic surveys?
    Marika Wenemark
    Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Community Medicine, Linkoping University, 581 83, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:231-5. 2010
    ..Incentives may undermine motivation in studies in which the intrinsic motivation of the respondents is already high...
  16. ncbi The INTERPHONE study: design, epidemiological methods, and description of the study population
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:647-64. 2007
    ..Particular attention was paid to estimating the amount and direction of potential recall and participation biases and their impact on the study results...
  17. pmc Experience with multiple control groups in a large population-based case-control study on genetic and environmental risk factors
    E R Pomp
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, C7 P, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:459-66. 2010
    ..Our experience with the intricacies of dealing with two control groups may be useful to others when thinking about an optimal research design or the best statistical approach...
  18. ncbi Sample size determination for hierarchical longitudinal designs with differential attrition rates
    Anindya Roy
    Center for Health Statistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor St, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Biometrics 63:699-707. 2007
    ..e., power characteristics) for a test of treatment-by-time interaction(s) for designs based on either subject-level or cluster-level randomization. The general methodology is illustrated using two characteristic examples...
  19. doi Study of return rate and return time of undeliverable postal letters
    Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak
    Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburgerstr 8, 06097, Halle, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:467-70. 2010
    ..Three hundred and three letters (98.2%) were returned as undeliverable. The return rates only slightly differed by layout of the envelopes, region and deliverer...
  20. ncbi Reducing overestimation in reported mobile phone use associated with epidemiological studies
    Kari Tokola
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Bioelectromagnetics 29:559-63. 2008
    ..The estimates obtained in our study may not be applicable in other contexts, but similar methods could be used to reduce bias in other studies...
  21. ncbi Selective reporting biases in cancer prognostic factor studies
    Panayiotis A Kyzas
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1043-55. 2005
    ..We probed these biases in a meta-analysis of a prognostic factor for head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) mortality that has drawn wide attention--the status of the tumor suppressor protein TP53...
  22. pmc Early life patterns of common infection: a latent class analysis
    Sarah J Hepworth
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, University of Leeds, Room 8 49, Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:875-83. 2010
    ..Other children in the home had the greatest association with infectious class membership. Latent class analysis provided a flexible method of investigating the relationship between multiple symptoms and demographic and lifestyle factors...
  23. doi The Shanghai Changfeng Study: a community-based prospective cohort study of chronic diseases among middle-aged and elderly: objectives and design
    Xin Gao
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Zhong Shan Hospital, Fudan University, 200032 Shanghai, China
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:885-93. 2010
    ..15,000 subjects of 40 years or over are planned to be recruited. The rationale, objectives and design of this study are described in this paper...
  24. ncbi The case for a global human genome epidemiology initiative
    Muin J Khoury
    Nat Genet 36:1027-8. 2004
  25. ncbi The Shanghai Women's Health Study: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics
    Wei Zheng
    Center for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1123-31. 2005
    ..The resources from the cohort will be valuable in future studies of environmental exposures and biomarkers for the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases...
  26. ncbi Respondent-driven sampling to recruit MDMA users: a methodological assessment
    Jichuan Wang
    Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University School of Medicine, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:147-57. 2005
    ..RDS has the potential to be widely employed in studies of illicit drug-using populations...
  27. ncbi Community based participatory research: a promising approach for increasing epidemiology's relevance in the 21st century
    Margaret W Leung
    Division of Health and Social Behavior, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:499-506. 2004
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  28. pmc Issues in the reporting of epidemiological studies: a survey of recent practice
    Stuart J Pocock
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 329:883. 2004
    ..To review current practice in the analysis and reporting of epidemiological research and to identify limitations...
  29. ncbi Case-crossover design in air pollution epidemiology
    J J K Jaakkola
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Eur Respir J Suppl 40:81s-85s. 2003
    ..Case-crossover design is amenable for studying the effects of varying short-term air pollution exposure on health outcomes with an abrupt onset, such as myocardial infarction or asthma attack...
  30. ncbi Causal effects in clinical and epidemiological studies via potential outcomes: concepts and analytical approaches
    R J Little
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:121-45. 2000
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  31. ncbi The role of GIS: coping with space (and time) in air pollution exposure assessment
    David Briggs
    Small Area Health Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of MedicineImperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1243-61. 2005
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  32. pmc The Rotterdam Study: objectives and design update
    Albert Hofman
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:819-29. 2007
    ..epib.nl/rotterdamstudy). This article gives the reasons for the study and its design. It also presents a summary of the major findings and an update of the objectives and methods...
  33. pmc Valid consent for genomic epidemiology in developing countries
    Dave A Chokshi
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e95. 2007
  34. ncbi An overview of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    I McDowell
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:7-18. 2001
    ..The present article describes the origins and objectives of the study, provides an overview of its design, organization, and data collection methods, and offers a brief summary of the main results...
  35. ncbi The effect of concurvity in generalized additive models linking mortality to ambient particulate matter
    Timothy O Ramsay
    Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Epidemiology 14:18-23. 2003
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  36. pmc Population ageing research: a family of disciplines
    Ronald P Stolk
    Healthy Ageing Population and Society HAPS, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:715-8. 2009
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  37. ncbi The Paris prospective birth cohort study: which design and who participates?
    B Clarisse
    Laboratoire Santé Publique et Environnement, EA 4064, Faculte des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Biologiques, Universite Rene Descartes, 4 avenue de l Observatoire, 75270 Paris Cedex 06, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:203-10. 2007
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  38. pmc Users' guide to the surgical literature. Case-control studies in surgical journals
    Alexandra Mihailovic
    Department of Surgery, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 48:148-51. 2005
    ..Most of these studies appear instead to be retrospective cohort studies or comparisons of case series...
  39. ncbi From networks to populations: the development and application of respondent-driven sampling among IDUs and Latino gay men
    Jesus Ramirez-Valles
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:387-402. 2005
    ..Recruitment differences were observed across cities, but the samples were comparable. RDS showed broader population coverage than TLS, especially among individuals at high risk for HIV...
  40. ncbi Problematic variation in local institutional review of a multicenter genetic epidemiology study
    Rita McWilliams
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 290:360-6. 2003
    ..Sequencing of the human genome provides an immense resource for studies correlating DNA variation and epidemiology. However, appropriately powered genetic epidemiology studies often require recruitment from multiple sites...
  41. ncbi Distribution of study designs in four major US journals of obstetrics and gynecology
    E F Funai
    Divisions of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Gynecologic Oncology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, N Y, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 51:8-11. 2001
    ..To classify and compare articles, based on the study design, in four leading US obstetrics and gynecology journals...
  42. pmc Seven deadly sins of environmental epidemiology and the virtues of precaution
    Philippe Grandjean
    Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Epidemiology 19:158-62. 2008
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  43. pmc Design and analysis of group-randomized trials: a review of recent methodological developments
    David M Murray
    Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:423-32. 2004
    ..We encourage investigators who conduct GRTs to become familiar with these developments and to collaborate with methodologists who can strengthen the design and analysis of their trials...
  44. ncbi Challenges in operationalizing the DSM-IV clinical significance criterion
    Janette Beals
    American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045 0508, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1197-207. 2004
    ..The American Indian Service Utilization, Psychiatric Epidemiology, Risk and Protective Factors Project (AI-SUPERPFP) offered a unique opportunity to examine the success of this effort...
  45. ncbi How to measure the prevalence of tuberculosis in a population
    Marieke J van der Werf
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 12:475-84. 2007
    ..Most surveys use comparable strategies. Alternatives strategies at lower cost need to be evaluated...
  46. pmc Are comparisons the answer to understanding behavioral aspects of aging in racial and ethnic groups?
    Keith E Whitfield
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, 9 Flowers Drive, P O Box 90085, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P301-8. 2008
    ..Our goal is to encourage the use of multiple methodological designs in the study of issues related to racial and ethnic minorities by demonstrating some of the advantages of lesser employed approaches...
  47. ncbi On a supplemented case-control design
    Ruth M Pfeiffer
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8030, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7244, USA
    Biometrics 61:584-90. 2005
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  48. ncbi [Epidemiologic challenges in rare diseases]
    S Rückinger
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:483-90. 2008
    ..Challenges in risk factor research and related to therapeutic or preventive trials are presented. Examples from epidemiologic practice are given...
  49. doi Overcoming ecologic bias using the two-phase study design
    Jon Wakefield
    Department of Statistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7232, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:908-16. 2008
    ..This example shows that the two-phase design removes ecologic bias and produces gains in efficiency over the use of case-control data alone. The authors discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the approach...
  50. ncbi Determining causation of work-related upper extremity disorders
    Robert M Szabo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Clin Occup Environ Med 5:225-34, v. 2006
    ..Terms such as "repetitive stress," "repetitive strain," and "cumulative trauma" should be abandoned, and we should educate our patients as to the multiple risk factors for upper extremity pain...
  51. ncbi Reported residential pesticide use and breast cancer risk on Long Island, New York
    Susan L Teitelbaum
    Department of Community Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:643-51. 2007
    ..This study is the first known to suggest that self-reported use of residential pesticides may increase breast cancer risk. Further investigation in other populations is necessary to confirm these findings...
  52. ncbi The study of group-level factors in epidemiology: rethinking variables, study designs, and analytical approaches
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48101 2548, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 26:104-11. 2004
  53. ncbi Occupation and asthma: a population-based incident case-control study
    Jouni J K Jaakkola
    Institute of Occupational Health, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 158:981-7. 2003
    ..10, 8.31), cleaners (OR = 1.42, 95% CI: 0.81, 2.48), and dental workers (OR = 4.74, 95% CI: 0.48, 46.5). Results suggest an increased asthma risk both in traditional industries and forestry and in several nonindustrial occupations...
  54. ncbi Cigarette smoking and risk of breast cancer in women
    Irma H Russo
    Breast Cancer Research Laboratory, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Lancet 360:1033-4. 2002
  55. ncbi The future of Biobank
    Tom Meade
    Lancet 362:492. 2003
  56. ncbi Data collected in the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    I McDowell
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:29-39. 2001
    ..This report describes the data collection and processing procedures, summarizes the content of each data set, and outlines the information collected in sufficient detail to permit its suitability for secondary analyses to be scrutinized...
  57. ncbi A recommended method for obtaining the age at onset of dementia from the CSHA database
    F Rouah
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:57-70. 2001
    ..899 while the intraclass correlation coefficient, ICC(2,1), was .898. This method could prove useful for researchers using the CSHA data who need an AAO for those subjects with dementia...
  58. ncbi Inhaled corticosteroids and hip fracture: disease or drugs?
    Tjeerd P van Staa
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:128; author reply 129. 2003
  59. ncbi The Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal: a review of health effects
    V Ramana Dhara
    Arch Environ Health 57:391-404. 2002
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  60. ncbi [Sample selection in epidemiologic studies]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Przegl Epidemiol 56:489-98. 2002
    ..Some important sources of selection bias and methods of avoiding it are also addressed in this article...
  61. ncbi Descriptive studies: what they can and cannot do
    David A Grimes
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Lancet 359:145-9. 2002
    ..Hypotheses about causation from descriptive studies are often tested in rigorous analytical studies...
  62. ncbi Prevalence of lower-limb ulceration: a systematic review of prevalence studies
    Ian D Graham
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 16:305-16. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of leg ulcers reported in the literature...
  63. ncbi Mobile telephones and cancer--a review of epidemiological evidence
    Michael Kundi
    Institute of Environmental Health, Department for Occupational and Social Hygiene, Medical Faculty, University of Vienna Kinderspitalgasse 15 A 1095 Vienna Austria
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 7:351-84. 2004
    ..3 and 4.6 with highest overall risk for acoustic neuroma (3.5) and uveal melanoma (4.2), and there is evidence for enhanced cancer risk with increasing latency and duration of mobile phone use...
  64. ncbi Back pain prevalence in nursing personnel: measurement issues
    Nancy N Menzel
    College of Nursing, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    AAOHN J 52:54-65. 2004
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  65. ncbi Classifying periodontitis among adolescents: implications for epidemiological research
    Rodrigo Lopez
    Department of Community Oral Health and Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:136-43. 2003
    ..We assess the extent to which the use of different case definition systems may influence the outcome of descriptive and analytical epidemiological studies...
  66. ncbi Methodological aspects of epidemiological studies of periodontal diseases
    Albert Kingman
    Periodontol 2000 29:11-30. 2002
  67. ncbi Potentials and pitfalls in analytical headache epidemiological studies--lessons to be learned from the Head-HUNT study
    K Hagen
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Cephalalgia 27:403-13. 2007
    ..Despite the limitations of the head-HUNT study, we believe that the results so far have provided clues to causes and preventive factors of headache that should be explored in other populations and in prospective studies...
  68. ncbi Risk of ischemic cerebrovascular disease in alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Circulation 108:e62-3; author reply e62-3. 2003
  69. ncbi Calculating measures of biological interaction using R
    Henrik Kallberg
    IMM, Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:571-3. 2006
  70. ncbi Design considerations in the sequential analysis of matched case-control data
    M Fazil Baksh
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Stat Med 24:853-67. 2005
    ..Design issues such as sample size evaluation and error rates are identified and addressed. The methodology is illustrated and evaluated using both real and simulated data sets...
  71. ncbi When to use relative risk or odds ratios in describing study results
    Dan M Mayer
    Ann Emerg Med 46:385-6; author reply 386. 2005
  72. ncbi Generalized approaches to partitioning the attributable risk of interacting risk factors can remedy existing pitfalls
    Christina Rabe
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Waldstrasse 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:461-8. 2007
    ..To clarify the properties of different approaches to estimate the contribution of single-risk factors to the disease load in a population...
  73. ncbi Epidemiological studies based on small sample sizes--a statistician's point of view
    Annette Kjaer Ersbøll
    Department of Animal Science and Animal Health, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Acta Vet Scand Suppl 98:127-40. 2003
    ..Examples from veterinary epidemiological research and recommendations for each step are given together with relevant references to the literature...
  74. ncbi Current guidelines on good reporting of analytical observational studies in epidemiology
    L A Boden
    The University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, UK
    Equine Vet J 40:84-6. 2008
  75. ncbi Interaction: A word with two meanings creates confusion
    Anders Ahlbom
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:563-4. 2005
  76. pmc Issues in reporting epidemiological studies: study raises several concerns
    Karl Heinz Jöckel
    BMJ 330:146; author reply 146-7. 2005
  77. ncbi Data suppression strategies used during surveillance data release by sexually transmitted disease prevention programs
    Philip Christopher Delcher
    Office of Epidemiology, Division of Disease Prevention, Virginia Department of Health, 109 Governor s St, Suite 321, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:E1-8. 2008
    ..This study investigates the data suppression or statistical disclosure limitation (DL) practices used during surveillance data Release by sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention programs...
  78. ncbi Cumulative risk and population attributable fraction in prevention
    Caroline H Davis
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe 85283, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:228-35. 2003
    ..National data sets from Great Britain (the British Births Cohort Study [BCS]) and the United States (National Longitudinal Study of Youth [NLSY]) are used to explore this pattern of effects...
  79. ncbi Selection of important variables and determination of functional form for continuous predictors in multivariable model building
    Willi Sauerbrei
    Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Stefan Meier Strasse 26, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Stat Med 26:5512-28. 2007
    ..While acknowledging that further research is needed, we argue why MFP is our preferred approach for multivariable model building with continuous covariates...
  80. ncbi Within- and between-cohort variation in measured macronutrient intakes, taking account of measurement errors, in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Pietro Ferrari
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 160:814-22. 2004
    ..After calibration, the two components had a similar weight. This observation has important implications for the analysis of multicenter studies because the between-cohort component provides a large part of the overall heterogeneity...
  81. ncbi Epidemiology of breastfeeding: advances and multidisciplinary applications
    Rafael Perez-Escamilla
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:45-59. 2004
    ..This chapter also illustrates how Cox regression and logistic regression can be applied to BF research...
  82. ncbi Genetic association studies in stroke: methodological issues and proposed standard criteria
    Martin Dichgans
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Stroke 36:2027-31. 2005
    ..A large number of candidate gene association studies have attempted to identify genes implicated in stroke, but there have been few replicable and robust associations reported...
  83. ncbi The Canadian Study of Health and Aging: organizational lessons from a national, multicenter, epidemiologic study
    K Rockwood
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:233-7. 2001
    ..In hindsight, several important features of the study would be repeated. Future studies might profitably consider a longer funding period for analysis, and a more strategic approach to in-depth, supplementary studies...
  84. ncbi Imputation of missing dates of death or institutionalization for time-to-event analyses in the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    M F Dubois
    Gerontology and Geriatrics Research Center, Sherbrooke University Geriatric Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:91-7. 2001
    ..This constitutes a valuable addition to the CSHA data since it precludes the loss of information that results from discarding subjects with missing occurrence dates in time-to-event analyses...
  85. ncbi Effect of formal statistical significance on the credibility of observational associations
    John P A Ioannidis
    Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Am J Epidemiol 168:374-83; discussion 384-90. 2008
    ..Bayes factors may be used routinely to interpret "significant" associations...
  86. ncbi Study organization in the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    I McDowell
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:41-8. 2001
    ..The discussion proposes some guiding principles for administering multicenter studies...
  87. ncbi The structural equation modeling technique did not show a response shift, contrary to the results of the then test and the individualized approaches
    Sara Ahmed
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1125-33. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present article was to contrast three methodologic approaches for evaluating response shift to develop a proposed set of HRQL measurement recommendations under circumstances where response shift is expected to occur...
  88. ncbi [Epidemiological research on migrant health in Germany. An overview]
    H Zeeb
    Weltgesundheitsorganisation, Genf, Schweiz
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 49:845-52. 2006
    ..This paper presents an overview of methods and findings of epidemiological studies related to migrants in Germany. It also describes needs and challenges for future research...
  89. ncbi Needlestick injuries in the United States. Epidemiologic, economic, and quality of life issues
    Jennifer M Lee
    Abt Associates, Inc, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    AAOHN J 53:117-33. 2005
    ..However, widespread use of safety devices might be more easily justified on economic grounds when the full clinical and economic benefits of these new technologies are considered, especially within the context of injury prevention...
  90. ncbi Epidemiology of sepsis: an update
    D C Angus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:S109-16. 2001
    ..To place new information, such as the role of genetic predisposition, in the correct context, it is essential that such studies be conducted...
  91. ncbi Nurse staffing level and nosocomial infections: empirical evaluation of the case-crossover and case-time-control designs
    Stephane Hugonnet
    Infection Control Program, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1321-7. 2007
    ..The case-crossover methodology in hospital epidemiology is a promising alternative to traditional approaches, but selection of the referent periods is challenging...
  92. ncbi Asthma and other allergic diseases in 13-14-year-old schoolchildren in Urmia, Iran. [corrected]
    M H Rahimi Rad
    Department of Internal Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, West Azerbaijan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 13:1005-16. 2007
    ..1%. With the video questionnaire, the prevalence of wheeze was lower; 7.4% for wheeze at rest ever and 4.6% during the past 12 months. Boys had a significantly higher prevalence for most items examined except for eczema...
  93. ncbi Systematic review of methods and results of studies of the genetic epidemiology of ischemic stroke
    Enrico Flossmann
    Stroke Prevention Research Unit, Department of Clinical Neurology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
    Stroke 35:212-27. 2004
    ....
  94. ncbi A systematic review on the application of pharmacoepidemiology in assessing prescription drug-related adverse events in pediatrics
    Xuemei Luo
    Center for Patient Safety and Clinical Quality, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1015-24. 2007
    ....
  95. doi Thrombophilias and adverse pregnancy outcome - A confounded problem!
    Willem J Kist
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 99:77-85. 2008
    ..The differences we have identified reflect the differential impact of these confounders. These data emphasise the importance of more uniform research...
  96. ncbi The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics
    Eugenia E Calle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 94:500-11. 2002
    ....
  97. ncbi Strep-EURO: progress in analysis and research into severe streptococcal disease in Europe, 2003-2004
    Aftab Jasir
    Euro Surveill 10:E050203.3. 2005
  98. ncbi Determining and visualising at-risk groups in case-control data
    R J Marshall
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Biostat 6:343-8. 2001
    ..They demarcate subgroups that, in the three examples, are easy to interpret and would not have been found by other methods. Scaled rectangle diagrams are a useful way to visualise the results...
  99. ncbi Developing clinically relevant and reproducible symptom-defined populations for cancer diagnostic research in general practice using a community survey
    N Summerton
    The Surgery, Manlake Avenue, Winterton, Scunthorpe DN15 9TA, UK
    Fam Pract 20:340-6. 2003
    ....
  100. ncbi Sample size calculations for population- and family-based case-control association studies on marker genotypes
    Ruth M Pfeiffer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7244, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 25:136-48. 2003
    ..The large sample-size requirements represent a formidable challenge to studies of this type...
  101. ncbi Biochemical epidemiology in community-based studies: practical lessons from a study of T-cell subsets
    L M Brown
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892
    J Clin Epidemiol 42:561-8. 1989
    ..The difficulties encountered in this survey are examined, with suggestions for future population-based investigations involving biochemical epidemiology...

Research Grants95

  1. Training Program in Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology
    Allan Pack; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The training program includes structures to help with grant writing and provides career counseling. There is an active minority recruitment program with minority investigators collaborating with the Program Director in this effort. ..
  2. International Training & Research in Envir. and Occup. *
    Daniel Hryhorczuk; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..intermediate length training(1-3 months); 2) train up to 500 FSU scientists in exposure assessment, epidemiologic research design, and research bioethics by hosting or co-sponsoring up to 10 in-country conferences and workshops; 3) ..
  3. International Training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health
    Daniel Hryhorczuk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Train more than 500 FSU scientists in environmental and occupational health exposure assessment, epidemiologic research design, and intervention research by co-sponsoring 9 in-country conferences (2 per year) and workshops in ..
  4. International Training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health
    DANIEL OLEH HRYHORCZUK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Train more than 500 FSU scientists in environmental and occupational health exposure assessment, epidemiologic research design, and intervention research by co-sponsoring 9 in-country conferences (2 per year) and workshops in ..
  5. EATING DISORDERS--GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Cynthia Bulik; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..At the end of the three year period, Dr. Bulik will have received sufficient high-quality training and experience to be a highly productive independent research scientist in genetic epidemiology. ..
  6. EATING DISORDERS--GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Cynthia Bulik; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..At the end of the three year period, Dr. Bulik will have received sufficient high-quality training and experience to be a highly productive independent research scientist in genetic epidemiology. ..
  7. NYU Oral Epidemiology Research Training Program
    Ralph Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. NYU Oral Epidemiology Research Training Program
    Ralph Katz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. NYU Oral Epidemiology Research Training Program
    Ralph Katz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. NYU Oral Epidemiology Research Training Program
    Ralph Katz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. The NYU T32 Comprehensive Oral Health Research Training (COHRT) Program
    Ralph V Katz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. The NYU T32 Comprehensive Oral Health Research Training (COHRT) Program
    Ralph Katz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  13. Predictors of Smoking Among Adolescents and Young Adults
    Lorena Siqueira; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Her long term goals are to evaluate how know researchcan be applied to clinical settings, design more effective intervention strategies and conduct outcome research. ..
  14. Predictors of Smoking Among Adolescents and Young Adults
    Lorena Siqueira; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Her long term goals are to evaluate how know researchcan be applied to clinical settings, design more effective intervention strategies and conduct outcome research. ..
  15. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in obese teens & preteens: Neurobahavioral effects
    Dean Beebe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. OSA in obese teens and preteens: Neurobahavioral effects
    Dean Beebe; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. OSA in obese teens and preteens: Neurobahavioral effects
    Dean Beebe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. OSA in obese teens and preteens: Neurobehavioral effects
    Dean Beebe; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. A2EPIDEMIOLOGY & BIOSTAT CORE RESOURCE: COMPUTER, BLACK HLTH DATA COLLECTION
    Richard Baker; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..medical and allied health students, and medical residents a basi understanding of biomedical and epidemiologic research design, including planning st sampling, data management and rapid and accurate data analysis...
  20. Factors Promoting High Risk and Protective Behaviors Among African-American Women
    Barbara Hanna; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., African- American women in the rural South). ..
  21. Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  22. Quantifying the Value of Value-Based Purchasing
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Risk Factors for Psychopathology in the WHO WMH Surveys
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The unprecedented size and substantive richness of the WMH database will allow important contributions to be made in each of these six areas of investigation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Outreach and Treatment for Depression in the Labor Force
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This is an extremely important opportunity for rapid and widespread dissemination in an area of research where dissemination of positive results has traditionally been a serious problem. ..
  25. Quantifying the Value of Value-Based Purchasing
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Epidemiology - National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..physical disorders on family burden; and (vi) to analyze the temporal unfolding of multivariate comorbid disorder profiles over the life course. ..
  27. Risk Factors for Psychopathology in the WHO WMH Surveys
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Third, the level of detail in the description of data analysis plans has been substantially expanded in this revised submission in response to reviewer comments. ..
  28. Quantifying the Value of Value-Based Purchasing
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Risk Factors for Psychopathology in the WHO WMH Surveys
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Third, the level of detail in the description of data analysis plans has been substantially expanded in this revised submission in response to reviewer comments. ..
  30. Risk Factors for Psychopathology in the WHO WMH Surveys
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Third, the level of detail in the description of data analysis plans has been substantially expanded in this revised submission in response to reviewer comments. ..
  31. Risk Factors for Psychopathology in the WHO WMH Surveys
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Third, the level of detail in the description of data analysis plans has been substantially expanded in this revised submission in response to reviewer comments. ..
  32. Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  33. MENTAL DISORDERS AS RISK FACTORS FOR SUBSTANCE DISORDERS
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  34. MENTAL DISORDERS AS RISK FACTORS FOR SUBSTANCE DISORDERS
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  35. MENTAL DISORDERS AS RISK FACTORS FOR SUBSTANCE DISORDERS
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  36. Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group
    Ronald C Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  37. Risk Factors for Psychopathology in the WHO WMH Surveys
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Third, the level of detail in the description of data analysis plans has been substantially expanded in this revised submission in response to reviewer comments. ..
  38. MENTAL DISORDERS AS RISK FACTORS FOR SUBSTANCE DISORDERS
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  39. MENTAL DISORDERS AS RISK FACTORS FOR SUBSTANCE DISORDERS
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  40. Risk Factors for Psychopathology in the WHO WMH Surveys
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Third, the level of detail in the description of data analysis plans has been substantially expanded in this revised submission in response to reviewer comments. ..
  41. MENTAL DISORDERS AS RISK FACTORS FOR SUBSTANCE DISORDERS
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  42. Epidemiology - National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..physical disorders on family burden; and (vi) to analyze the temporal unfolding of multivariate comorbid disorder profiles over the life course. ..
  43. Structural Models to Bridge Observational and Randomized Evidence: HAART and AIDS
    Stephen Cole; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Structural models and direct and indirect effects of alcohol use on HIV infection
    Stephen R Cole; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Second, it will provide innovations and detailed worked examples in quantitative methods for complex observational data analysis. ..
  45. Structural Models to Bridge Observational and Randomized Evidence: HAART and AIDS
    Stephen Cole; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. National Survey of American Life
    James Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. Effects of major changes in alcohol availability
    Robin Room; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Epigenetic Changes After Intrauterine Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  49. Ethnic Group Differences in Mental Health Disparities
    James Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. National Survey of American Life
    James Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  51. National Survey of American Life
    James Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  52. Structural Models to Bridge Observational and Randomized Evidence: HAART and AIDS
    Stephen Cole; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Lifetime body weight and premenopausal breast cancer
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Lifetime body weight and premenopausal breast cancer
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. Epigenetic Changes After Intrauterine Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  56. METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN NUTRITIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We aim to provide guidance to researchers who wish to explore diet-disease relations in how to use data best to obtain most valid results and avoid pitfalls which might produce misleading associations. ..
  57. Effects of major changes in alcohol availability
    Robin Room; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN NUTRITIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We aim to provide guidance to researchers who wish to explore diet-disease relations in how to use data best to obtain most valid results and avoid pitfalls which might produce misleading associations. ..
  59. AFRICAN AMERICAN AGING RESEARCH TRAINING NETWORK
    James Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The PI anticipates that if 25 students have this experience, a significant proportion may ultimately gain a funded NIA grant. ..
  60. Family Connections Across Generations and Nations
    James Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed study will help us anticipate, understand, and design support programs to cope with the challenges and problems facing individuals at all generation positions, families, and societies in the new century. ..
  61. Family Connections Across Generations and Nations
    James Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed study will help us anticipate, understand, and design support programs to cope with the challenges and problems facing individuals at all generation positions, families, and societies in the new century. ..
  62. Validation of Preschool and High School Diet Recall
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Lastly we will determine whether the validity of recall depends on characteristics such as time between diet record and FFQ, number of children, gender of the subject, and nutritional status. ..
  63. METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN NUTRITIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
    KARIN MICHELS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We aim to provide guidance to researchers who wish to explore diet-disease relations in how to use data best to obtain most valid results and avoid pitfalls which might produce misleading associations. ..
  64. Family Connections Across Generations and Nations
    James Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study will help us anticipate, understand, and design support programs to cope with the challenges and problems facing individuals at all generation positions, families, and societies in the new century. ..
  65. Family Connections Across Generations and Nations
    James Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed study will help us anticipate, understand, and design support programs to cope with the challenges and problems facing individuals at all generation positions, families, and societies in the new century. ..
  66. Effects of perinatal endocrine disrupters in children
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Modern statistical methods will be used to determine whether these outcome variables are associated with estrogen, thyroid, or Ah receptor abnormalities and specific contaminant exposures prenatally or postnatally. ..
  67. Epidemiology of Immunotoxicant Exposure in Children
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These results are expected to extend substantially the current documentation for PCB risk assessment. ..
  68. MERCURY-ASSOCIATED NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEFICIT IN CHILDREN
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  69. Family Linkage Study of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Allan Pack; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  70. Evaluating industry codes governing malt liquor ads
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  71. Brief Intervention for Drug Abuse Using the WHO ASSIST
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  72. Strategies to reduce time to reperfusion therapy for MI
    Harlan Krumholz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Data generated from these studies will guide efforts by clinicians, administrators, researchers, and policy makers to decrease time to reperfusion therapy for patients with STEMI. ..
  73. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  74. Model for differences in incontinence care seeking
    Michael Heit; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  75. Computational Statistic Approaches to Gene-Environment Interaction
    SEBASTIAN ZOELLNER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We intend to use this dataset as well as simulated datasets and other GWA datasets to evaluate and calibrate our methods for estimating genotype-phenotype interaction and for planning replication studies. (End of Abstract) ..
  76. DIET AND SOMATIC MUTATIONS IN COLON CANCER
    MARTHA OR MARTY SLATTERY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..e. p53, K-ras, and microsatellite instability). Differences in colon and rectal tumors will be compared. Additionally data from rectal tumors will be combined with that from colon tumors to define disease pathways. ..
  77. Novel Imaging to Predict Cardiovascular Events in Diabetes
    Zahi A Fayad; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is our expectation that our data will be utilized to evaluate and improve existent treatment and develop effective new therapies to decrease the burden of atherosclerotic disease in diabetes. ..
  78. EASTERN COOPERATIVE ONCOLOGY GROUP
    Joseph Sparano; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  79. Biological and Psychosocial Manifestations of Religion
    Gary Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study should further current understanding of how various manifestations of religion positively and negatively affect physical and mental health. ..
  80. Telomeres and Vascular Aging
    Abraham Aviv; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  81. Health Effects of Lifetime Exposure to Food Contaminants
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results may therefore provide new information that could very likely have an impact on the preventive efforts and standard-setting of the EPA and other regulatory agencies in the U.S and elsewhere. ..
  82. Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Microarray Data
    Debashis Ghosh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..5. Dissemination of these results in user-friendly statistical software. ..
  83. Effects of perinatal endocrine disrupters in children
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Modern statistical methods will be used to determine whether these outcome variables are associated with estrogen, thyroid, or Ah receptor abnormalities and specific contaminant exposures prenatally or postnatally. ..
  84. HEPATITIS C IN NEW IDUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV PREVENTION
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  85. Training Program in Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology
    Allan Pack; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The training program includes structures to help with grant writing and provides career counseling. There is an active minority recruitment program with minority investigators collaborating with the Program Directors in this effort. ..
  86. Three-generation Human Study of Reproductive Effects of Marine Food Contaminants
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Current evidence already suggests that these pathologies may already affect many populations, and the present proposal aims at identifying whether persistent organochlorine pollutants contribute to these abnormalities. ..
  87. Modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by gene polymorphisms and other drugs
    Timothy Lash; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Understanding the modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by genetic polymorphisms or drug interactions will help patients and physicians to make fully informed decisions about hormone therapy. ..
  88. Integrating Sex & Drug Related HIV Risk & Transmission
    Robert Heimer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  89. MULTI-LEVEL ANALYSIS OF URBAN CHILDHOOD ASTHMA RISK
    Rosalind Wright; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..An additional feature of the proposal is the opportunity to involve under represented minority students (predoctoral and summer interns) from two NIH-funded grants whose principal investigator is a co-investigator on this proposal. ..
  90. Osteoporosis in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Daniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This epidemiologic data will inform future trials of osteoporosis treatments among patients with RA. As well, the study cohort will comprise one of the largest RA registries with an explicit plan to examine osteoporosis. ..
  91. Evidence-Based Rheumatology: Prevalence/Impact Arthritis
    Edward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference will be one day in duration and will take place on November 12, 2005, the day preceding the formal opening of the Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. ..
  92. CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY IN ADVENTISTS--A LOW RISK GROUP
    Gary Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This larger study will provide much greater statistical power, more accurate and documented exposure assessment, and will also include a large cohort of black Adventists. ..
  93. Breast Cancer After The Women?s Health Initiative Study: Declining Incidence?
    Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The knowledge gained will lead to new insights about the causes of breast cancer and ways its incidence can be reduced. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  94. Genetics of the Sodium-Lithium Countertransport
    Abraham Aviv; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..