Lyndsey A Darrow

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ambient air pollution and preterm birth: a time-series analysis
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:689-98. 2009
  2. pmc Seasonality of birth and implications for temporal studies of preterm birth
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Epidemiology 20:699-706. 2009
  3. pmc The use of alternative pollutant metrics in time-series studies of ambient air pollution and respiratory emergency department visits
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:10-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Invited commentary: application of case-crossover methods to investigate triggers of preterm birth
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1118-20; discussion 1121-2. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Confounding and bias in the attributable fraction
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 22:53-8. 2011
  6. pmc Ambient air pollution and birth weight in full-term infants in Atlanta, 1994-2004
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:731-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Ambient air pollution and emergency department visits for asthma: a multi-city assessment of effect modification by age
    Brooke A Alhanti
    Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 26:180-8. 2016
  8. pmc Short-term associations between ambient air pollutants and pediatric asthma emergency department visits
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:307-16. 2010
  9. pmc A method to detect residual confounding in spatial and other observational studies
    W Dana Flanders
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 22:823-6. 2011
  10. pmc Implications of different approaches for characterizing ambient air pollutant concentrations within the urban airshed for time-series studies and health benefits analyses
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health 10:36. 2011

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  1. pmc Ambient air pollution and preterm birth: a time-series analysis
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:689-98. 2009
    ..An emerging body of evidence suggests that ambient levels of air pollution during pregnancy are associated with preterm birth...
  2. pmc Seasonality of birth and implications for temporal studies of preterm birth
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Epidemiology 20:699-706. 2009
    ..To illustrate, we describe the seasonal patterns of birth in Atlanta and demonstrate how these patterns could lead to confounding in time-series studies of seasonally-varying exposures and preterm birth...
  3. pmc The use of alternative pollutant metrics in time-series studies of ambient air pollution and respiratory emergency department visits
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:10-9. 2011
    ..Comparative analysis of temporal metrics also provided insight into underlying relationships between specific air pollutants and respiratory health...
  4. doi request reprint Invited commentary: application of case-crossover methods to investigate triggers of preterm birth
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1118-20; discussion 1121-2. 2010
    ..Future research can also help delineate the relative strengths and weaknesses of different temporal analytic strategies for investigating short-term associations between various exposures and preterm birth...
  5. doi request reprint Confounding and bias in the attributable fraction
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 22:53-8. 2011
    ..Results of these analyses can assist interpretation of incorrectly calculated attributable fraction estimates commonly reported in the epidemiologic literature...
  6. pmc Ambient air pollution and birth weight in full-term infants in Atlanta, 1994-2004
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:731-7. 2011
    ..An emerging body of evidence suggests that ambient levels of air pollution during pregnancy are associated with fetal growth...
  7. doi request reprint Ambient air pollution and emergency department visits for asthma: a multi-city assessment of effect modification by age
    Brooke A Alhanti
    Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 26:180-8. 2016
    ..Our findings suggest that age is a susceptibility factor for asthma exacerbations in response to air pollution, with school-age children having the highest susceptibility. ..
  8. pmc Short-term associations between ambient air pollutants and pediatric asthma emergency department visits
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:307-16. 2010
    ..To advance understanding of these relationships, further characterization of the dose-response and pollutant lag effects are needed, as are investigations of pollutant species beyond the commonly measured criteria pollutants...
  9. pmc A method to detect residual confounding in spatial and other observational studies
    W Dana Flanders
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 22:823-6. 2011
    ..A related question addressed here is whether an analogous indicator can be used to identify residual confounding in a study based on spatial, rather than temporal, contrasts...
  10. pmc Implications of different approaches for characterizing ambient air pollutant concentrations within the urban airshed for time-series studies and health benefits analyses
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health 10:36. 2011
    ..In time-series studies of the health effects of urban air pollutants, decisions must be made about how to characterize pollutant levels within the airshed...
  11. pmc Associations between ambient air pollutant mixtures and pediatric asthma emergency department visits in three cities: a classification and regression tree approach
    Katherine Gass
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    Environ Health 14:58. 2015
    ..We use classification and regression trees to identify multipollutant joint effects associated with pediatric asthma exacerbations and compare these results with those from a multipollutant regression model with continuous joint effects...
  12. pmc A method for detection of residual confounding in time-series and other observational studies
    W Dana Flanders
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 22:59-67. 2011
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  13. pmc Ambient pollen concentrations and emergency department visits for asthma and wheeze
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:630-638.e4. 2012
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  14. pmc Development of outcome-based, multipollutant mobile source indicators
    Jorge E Pachon
    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 62:431-42. 2012
    ..These outcome-based, multipollutant indicators can provide support for the setting of multipollutant air quality standards and other air quality management activities...
  15. doi request reprint Early life perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) exposure and overweight and obesity risk in adulthood in a community with elevated exposure
    Vaughn Barry
    Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 132:62-9. 2014
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  16. pmc Modification of the effect of ambient air pollution on pediatric asthma emergency visits: susceptible subpopulations
    Matthew J Strickland
    From the aDepartment of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA bDepartment of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA cDepartment of Biostatistics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and dDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
    Epidemiology 25:843-50. 2014
    ..Children may have differing susceptibility to ambient air pollution concentrations depending on various background characteristics of the children...
  17. pmc Pediatric emergency department visits and ambient Air pollution in the U.S. State of Georgia: a case-crossover study
    Qingyang Xiao
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Health 15:115. 2016
    ..Estimating the health effects of ambient air pollutant mixtures is necessary to understand the risk of real-life air pollution exposures...
  18. pmc A Study of Reverse Causation: Examining the Associations of Perfluorooctanoic Acid Serum Levels with Two Outcomes
    Radhika Dhingra
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect . 2016
    ..Reverse causation, whereby health outcomes increase serum PFOA, may underlie these associations...
  19. doi request reprint Assessment of neighbourhood-level socioeconomic status as a modifier of air pollution-asthma associations among children in Atlanta
    Cassandra R O'Lenick
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 71:129-136. 2017
    ..Socioeconomic status (SES) may modify these associations; however, previous studies have found inconsistent evidence regarding the role of SES...
  20. pmc Air Pollution and Preterm Birth in the U.S. State of Georgia (2002-2006): Associations with Concentrations of 11 Ambient Air Pollutants Estimated by Combining Community Multiscale Air Quality Model (CMAQ) Simulations with Stationary Monitor Measurements
    Hua Hao
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 124:875-80. 2016
    ..Previous epidemiologic studies suggest associations between preterm birth and ambient air pollution...
  21. pmc Evaluating early-life asthma definitions as a marker for subsequent asthma in an electronic medical record setting
    Audrey Flak Pennington
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health and Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 27:591-6. 2016
    ..This study assessed the impact of different approaches to using medical records on estimates of asthma incidence by age 3 and determined the validity of early-life asthma case definitions in predicting school-age asthma...
  22. pmc Pediatric Emergency Visits and Short-Term Changes in PM2.5 Concentrations in the U.S. State of Georgia
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 124:690-6. 2016
    ..Associations between pediatric emergency department (ED) visits and ambient concentrations of particulate matter ≤ 2.5 μm in diameter (PM2.5) have been reported in previous studies, although few were performed in nonmetropolitan areas...
  23. doi request reprint Perfluorooctanoic acid exposure and natural menopause: A longitudinal study in a community cohort
    Radhika Dhingra
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 146:323-30. 2016
    ..S. residents. Early menopause has been positively associated with serum PFOA in prior cross-sectional studies...
  24. doi request reprint Disease fatality and bias in survival cohorts
    Vaughn Barry
    Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322 USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 140:275-81. 2015
    ..Simulate how the effect of exposure on disease occurrence and fatality influences the presence and magnitude of bias in survivor cohorts, motivated by an actual survivor cohort under study...
  25. doi request reprint Importance of bacterial burden among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriers in a long-term care facility
    Nimalie D Stone
    Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:143-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nasal colonization, as well as risk factors associated with MRSA carriage, among residents of a long-term care facility (LTCF)...
  26. doi request reprint Measurement error in mobile source air pollution exposure estimates due to residential mobility during pregnancy
    Audrey Flak Pennington
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol . 2016
    ..Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology advance online publication, 14 December 2016; doi:10.1038/jes.2016.66...
  27. doi request reprint Perfluorooctanoic acid and chronic kidney disease: Longitudinal analysis of a Mid-Ohio Valley community
    Radhika Dhingra
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 145:85-92. 2016
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been positively associated with serum PFOA in prior cross-sectional studies and in one occupational mortality study, while other investigations have found no association between kidney function and PFOA...
  28. pmc Serum polybrominated diphenyl ether concentrations and thyroid function in young children
    Melanie H Jacobson
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 149:222-30. 2016
    ..Results suggest that exposure to PBDEs during childhood subclinically disrupts thyroid hormone function, with impacts in the direction of hypothyroidism. ..
  29. doi request reprint PFOA and PFOS serum levels and miscarriage risk
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    From the aDepartment of Epidemiology and bDepartment of Environmental Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Epidemiology 25:505-12. 2014
    ....
  30. pmc Gestational age-specific associations between infantile acute bronchiolitis and asthma after age five
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 28:521-6. 2014
    ..Infantile acute bronchiolitis (AB) is a risk factor for the development of paediatric asthma. The associations might differ according to gestational age...
  31. pmc Joint effects of ambient air pollutants on pediatric asthma emergency department visits in Atlanta, 1998-2004
    Andrea Winquist
    aDepartment of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA bNational Center for Environmental Assessment, Environmental Protection Agency, Durham, NC cDepartment of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and dSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
    Epidemiology 25:666-73. 2014
    ..Because ambient air pollution exposure occurs as mixtures, consideration of joint effects of multiple pollutants may advance our understanding of the health effects of air pollution...
  32. pmc Serum perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate concentrations in relation to birth outcomes in the Mid-Ohio Valley, 2005-2010
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1207-13. 2013
    ..Previous research suggests perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) may be associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes...