C P Quesenberry
Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
- Circulating angiopoietins-1 and -2, angiopoietin receptor Tie-2 and vascular endothelial growth factor-A as biomarkers of acute myocardial infarction: a prospective nested case-control studyCarlos Iribarren
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:31. 2011..Our aim was to examine the association between circulating levels of markers of angiogenesis with risk of incident acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in men and women...
- Obesity, health services use, and health care costs among members of a health maintenance organizationC P Quesenberry
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif 94611, USA
Arch Intern Med 158:466-72. 1998..Previous studies of obesity and health care costs have used group level data, applying estimates of population-attributable risks to estimates of US total costs of care for each obesity-related disease...
- Computer-based models to identify high-risk adults with asthma: is the glass half empty of half full?T A Lieu
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
J Asthma 36:359-70. 1999..We conclude that prediction models that are based on computerized utilization data can identify adults with asthma at elevated risk, but may have limited sensitivity and specificity in actual populations...
- Myocardial infarction and use of low-dose oral contraceptives: a pooled analysis of 2 US studiesS Sidney
From the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
Circulation 98:1058-63. 1998..The purpose of the present study was to estimate risk of MI in relation to use of low-dose OCs in a pooled analysis combining results from the 2 sites...
- Physical activity patterns in a diverse population of womenB Sternfeld
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 3505 Broadway, Oakland, California, 94611, USA
Prev Med 28:313-23. 1999..Demographic and psychosocial correlates of activity in domains other than recreational activity have not been well characterized and may be particularly relevant for health promotion efforts aimed at women...
- The cost of health conditions in a health maintenance organizationG T Ray
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
Med Care Res Rev 57:92-109. 2000..8 percent, 5.7 percent, and 4.0 percent, respectively. Renal failure ($22,636), colorectal cancer ($10,506), pneumonia ($9,499), and lung cancer ($8,612) were the most expensive conditions per person per year...
- Excess gains in weight and waist circumference associated with childbearing: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA)E P Gunderson
Kaiser Permanente Foundation Hospitals, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:525-35. 2004..To examine the association of childbearing with weight and waist circumference (WC) changes, we compared women with and without pregnancies or births during follow-up...
- Variation in clinician recommendations for multiple injections during adoption of inactivated polio vaccineT A Lieu
Division of Research and the Vaccine Study Center, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
Pediatrics 107:E49. 2001....
- Computer-based models to identify high-risk children with asthmaT A Lieu
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94611, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 157:1173-80. 1998..We conclude that computer-based prediction models can identify children at high risk for adverse asthma outcomes, and may be useful in population-based efforts to improve asthma management...
- Reoperation and mortality after surgical treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy in a large prepaid medical care programS Sidney
Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94611
Med Care 30:117-25. 1992..1 (95% confidence interval 0.8, 1.6) for deaths occurring after the first 5 years. The finding of an increased risk of mortality associated with transurethral prostatectomy is consistent with other studies and is unexplained...