WayWay M Hlaing
Affiliation: Florida International University
- Race/ethnic disparity in hypertension-related hospitalization in FloridaWayWay M Hlaing
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Florida International University, Stempel School of Public Health, Miami, Florida, USA
Ethn Dis 17:453-60. 2007..Our objective was to compare the characteristics among Black, White, and Hispanic patients hospitalized for hypertension...
- Body mass index growth in a sample of U.S. children: repeated measures data analysis of the Minneapolis Children's Blood Pressure StudyW M Hlaing
Department of Public Health, Florida International University, North Miami, Florida 33181, USA
Am J Hum Biol 13:821-31. 2001..4 +/- 0.3). For PGA, only sex differences were significant: Black females reached the peak at the earliest age at (11.5 +/- 0.1) years, followed by White females (11.7 +/- 0.1), Black males (12.6 +/- 0.1), and White males (12.8 +/- 0.1)...
- Arterial stiffness variations by gender in African-American and Caucasian childrenWayWay M Hlaing
Florida International University, Stempel School of Pubtic Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostotistics, Miami, FL 33199, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 98:181-9. 2006..The aim of this study was to assess the gender and ethnic differences in the arterial stiffness levels among children and adolescents...
- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and substance use risk behaviors among tri-ethnic adolescents of FloridaWayWay M Hlaing
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, 12000 SW 8th Street HLS II 584, Miami, FL 33199, USA
AIDS Behav 11:239-51. 2007..Future research should seek to identify sources and consequences of such variations in risk behavior and design culturally appropriate prevention programs for adolescents...
- HIV risk reduction among young minority adults in Broward CountyWayWay M Hlaing
Robert R Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:159-73. 2006..7% in 2002 and 71.6% in 2003. HIV-prevention programs should (1) consider locally collected data; (2) take into account cultural, living situation, and other significant differences; and (3) be evaluated to assess differentiated impact...
- Differences in arterial stiffness and its correlates in tri-ethnic young men and womenWayWay M Hlaing
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
Ethn Dis 16:837-43. 2006..Early identification of an increase in arterial stiffness in young persons may improve cardiovascular health outcomes. The objectives were to evaluate the sex and ethnic differences in arterial stiffness levels among young adults...
- Relationship Between Current Substance Use and Unhealthy Weight Loss Practices Among AdolescentsDenise C Vidot
Division of Epidemiology and Population Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 33130, USA
Matern Child Health J 20:870-7. 2016..To determine the relationship between current substance use and unhealthy weight loss practices (UWLP) among 12-to-18 year olds...
- Differences in HIV-related hospitalization among white, black, and Hispanic men and women of FloridaWayWay M Hlaing
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Robert R Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Women Health 47:1-18. 2008..The insurance status, LOS, and age were significant correlates of HIV-related deaths. The potential causes of disparities between sex-ethnic groups of patients should be further explored...
- BMI, waist circumference, and selected cardiovascular disease risk factors among preschool-age childrenSarah E Messiah
Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1942-9. 2012..Child health providers should consider using both BMI and WC to identify young children who may be at risk for elevated CVD biomarkers...
- Lessons from the fields: a migrant HIV prevention projectH Virginia McCoy
Florida International University, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Miami 33199, USA
Public Health Rep 124:790-6. 2009..As one of the first intervention studies in this population to use an experimental design and to focus on the social and contextual factors that contribute to risky behaviors, these lessons may provide guidance for future researchers...
- Recent trends in hospital utilization and mortality for HIV infection: 2000-2005Diana Maria Dávalos
Florida International University, Miami, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 102:1131-8. 2010..The objective of this report was to assess the prevalence and trend of HIV-related hospitalization and mortality in Florida in 2000 through 2005 by 6 sex- race/ethnic groups...
- A cross-sectional survey of cadmium biomarkers and cigarette smokingEric M Hecht
a Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Biomarkers 21:429-35. 2016..These findings should be considered in evaluating any association between cadmium and smoking related diseases, especially cardiovascular disease. ..
- Trajectory of systolic blood pressure in children and adolescentsWayWay M Hlaing
Florida International University, Stempel School of Public Health, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Ann Epidemiol 16:11-8. 2006..This article evaluates the differences in systolic blood pressure (SBP) growth or changes between four gender-ethnic groups: African American males (AM), Caucasian males (CM), African American females (AF), and Caucasian females (CF)...
- Emerging issues for our nation's health: the intersection of marijuana use and cardiometabolic disease riskDenise C Vidot
a Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
J Addict Dis 33:1-8. 2014..This topic has potential important implications for our nation's health as we relax our approach to marijuana but continue to have unacceptable rates of cardiometabolic illnesses. ..
- Blood lead levels in children and environmental lead contamination in Miami inner city, FloridaJanvier Gasana
Stempel School of Public Health, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th St HLS 595, Miami, Florida, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 3:228-34. 2006..Parental education on proper housecleaning techniques may also benefit those living in the high lead-exposed communities of inner city Miami...
- Hypothesis: cadmium explains, in part, why smoking increases the risk of cardiovascular diseaseEric M Hecht
1Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 18:550-4. 2013..To contribute to the formulation of this hypothesis, we performed a meta-analysis of the available data that consisted of cross-sectional studies useful to formulate but not test hypotheses...