Craig B Borkowf

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Exclusive breastfeeding among women taking HAART for PMTCT of HIV-1 in the Kisumu Breastfeeding Study
    John O Okanda
    Kenya Medical Research Institute U, S, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention KEMRI CDC, Research and Public Health Collaboration, P, O, Box 1578, 40100 Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Pediatr 14:280. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Using lowess to remove systematic trends over time in predictor variables prior to logistic regression with quantile categories
    Craig B Borkowf
    National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 705, MSC 8314, Bethesda, MD 20892 8314, USA
    Stat Med 22:1477-93. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A simple hybrid variance estimator for the Kaplan-Meier survival function
    Craig B Borkowf
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Influenza Branch, Epidemiology Section, Mail Stop A32, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 24:827-51. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficient estimation of the risk of a disease by quantile-categories of a key predictor variable using generalized additive models
    Craig B Borkowf
    Mathematical Statistician, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Influenza Branch, Epidemiology Section, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 24:623-45. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Constructing binomial confidence intervals with near nominal coverage by adding a single imaginary failure or success
    Craig B Borkowf
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention NCHSTP, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, Quantitative Sciences and Informatics Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 25:3679-95. 2006
  6. pmc Assessing mediation in HIV intervention studies
    Felicia P Hardnett
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Quantitative Sciences and Data Management Branch, Atlanta, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:288-94. 2009
  7. pmc Willingness of men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States to be circumcised as adults to reduce the risk of HIV infection
    Elin B Begley
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2731. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in lipid profile over 24 months among adults on first-line highly active antiretroviral therapy in the home-based AIDS care program in rural Uganda
    Kate Buchacz
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:304-11. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Results from a randomized controlled trial of a peer-mentoring intervention to reduce HIV transmission and increase access to care and adherence to HIV medications among HIV-seropositive injection drug users
    David W Purcell
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S35-47. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Hematologic changes associated with Zidovudine following single-drug substitution from stavudine in a home-based AIDS care program in rural Uganda
    Fatu Forna
    Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention NCHHSTP, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 8:128-38. 2009

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Publications17

  1. pmc Exclusive breastfeeding among women taking HAART for PMTCT of HIV-1 in the Kisumu Breastfeeding Study
    John O Okanda
    Kenya Medical Research Institute U, S, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention KEMRI CDC, Research and Public Health Collaboration, P, O, Box 1578, 40100 Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Pediatr 14:280. 2014
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  2. ncbi request reprint Using lowess to remove systematic trends over time in predictor variables prior to logistic regression with quantile categories
    Craig B Borkowf
    National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 705, MSC 8314, Bethesda, MD 20892 8314, USA
    Stat Med 22:1477-93. 2003
    ..Conversely, using appropriate lowess methods to adjust the data tends to give nearly unbiased parameter estimates, near nominal significance levels, and improved power...
  3. ncbi request reprint A simple hybrid variance estimator for the Kaplan-Meier survival function
    Craig B Borkowf
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Influenza Branch, Epidemiology Section, Mail Stop A32, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 24:827-51. 2005
    ..Finally, we illustrate the use of these hybrid and traditional variance estimators on a data set from a leukaemia clinical trial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficient estimation of the risk of a disease by quantile-categories of a key predictor variable using generalized additive models
    Craig B Borkowf
    Mathematical Statistician, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Influenza Branch, Epidemiology Section, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 24:623-45. 2005
    ..An example from nutritional epidemiology illustrates the use of these methods...
  5. ncbi request reprint Constructing binomial confidence intervals with near nominal coverage by adding a single imaginary failure or success
    Craig B Borkowf
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention NCHSTP, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, Quantitative Sciences and Informatics Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Stat Med 25:3679-95. 2006
    ..Finally, we argue that for certain statistical applications, such as the design and analysis of clinical trials with adverse events, this new method represents a valuable complementary approach...
  6. pmc Assessing mediation in HIV intervention studies
    Felicia P Hardnett
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Quantitative Sciences and Data Management Branch, Atlanta, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:288-94. 2009
    ..This article describes three standard methods for assessing mediation: causal steps, difference in coefficients, and product of coefficients. We also demonstrate the use of asymmetric confidence limits (ACLs) in testing mediation...
  7. pmc Willingness of men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States to be circumcised as adults to reduce the risk of HIV infection
    Elin B Begley
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2731. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in lipid profile over 24 months among adults on first-line highly active antiretroviral therapy in the home-based AIDS care program in rural Uganda
    Kate Buchacz
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:304-11. 2008
    ..The effects of HAART on lipid metabolism among sub-Saharan Africans, for whom access to antiretroviral therapy is expanding, remain largely unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Results from a randomized controlled trial of a peer-mentoring intervention to reduce HIV transmission and increase access to care and adherence to HIV medications among HIV-seropositive injection drug users
    David W Purcell
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S35-47. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce sexual and injection transmission risk behaviors and to increase utilization of medical care and adherence to HIV medications among this population...
  10. doi request reprint Hematologic changes associated with Zidovudine following single-drug substitution from stavudine in a home-based AIDS care program in rural Uganda
    Fatu Forna
    Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention NCHHSTP, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 8:128-38. 2009
    ..The authors evaluated hematologic changes associated with zidovudine (ZDV) following single-drug substitution from stavudine (D4T) in HIV-infected persons in Uganda...
  11. pmc HIV transmission in a state prison system, 1988-2005
    Krishna Jafa
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e5416. 2009
    ..S. prisons is sparsely documented. We investigated 88 HIV seroconversions reported from 1988-2005 among male Georgia prison inmates...
  12. doi request reprint Nevirapine-associated hepatotoxicity and rash among HIV-infected pregnant women in Kenya
    Philip J Peters
    1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 11:142-9. 2012
    ..Few studies have evaluated the risk of nevirapine (NVP)-associated hepatotoxicity among HIV-infected pregnant women with a CD4 count ≥250 cells/mm(3)...
  13. pmc Newly identified HIV infections in correctional facilities, United States, 2007
    Michelle VanHandel
    Program Evaluation Branch, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S201-4. 2012
    ..Correctional facilities should provide detainees with routine opt-out HIV testing, unless the prevalence of previously undiagnosed HIV infection has been documented to be less than 0.1%...
  14. doi request reprint Hyponatremia, hypochloremia, and hypoalbuminemia predict an increased risk of mortality during the first year of antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected Zambian and Kenyan women
    Christine N Dao
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:1149-55. 2011
    ..Assessment of serum sodium, chloride, and albumin can identify HIV-infected patients at highest risk for mortality who may benefit from more intensive medical management during the first year of ART...
  15. ncbi request reprint Phase II trial of thalidomide and carmustine for patients with recurrent high-grade gliomas
    Howard A Fine
    Neuro Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1911, Building 10, Room 12S245, Bethesda, MD 20892 1911, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:2299-304. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Carotenoids, vitamin A and risk of adenomatous polyp recurrence in the polyp prevention trial
    Susan Steck-Scott
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 57299, USA
    Int J Cancer 112:295-305. 2004
    ..Thus, alpha-carotene and vitamin A may protect against recurrence in nonsmokers and nondrinkers or be indicative of compliance or another healthy lifestyle factor that reduces risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Autoantibodies associated with volatile anesthetic hepatitis found in the sera of a large cohort of pediatric anesthesiologists
    Dolores B Njoku
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287
    Anesth Analg 94:243-9, table of contents. 2002
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