- Health care utilization and expenditures for privately and publicly insured children with sickle cell disease in the United StatesMercy Mvundura
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:642-6. 2009..There are no current national estimates on health care utilization and expenditures for US children with sickle cell disease (SCD)...
- Family history as a risk factor for early-onset stroke/transient ischemic attack among adults in the United StatesMercy Mvundura
Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Public Health Genomics 13:13-20. 2010..We tested the association between familial risk for stroke and prevalence of the disease among US adults and assessed the use of family history of stroke as a risk assessment tool for the disease...
- Sickle cell disease-related pediatric medical expenditures in the U.SDjesika D Amendah
Division of Blood Disorders, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:S550-6. 2010..Although it is known that people with sickle cell disease (SCD) have relatively high utilization of medical care, most previous estimates of SCD-attributable expenditures have been limited to either inpatient care or single-state data...