Ellen Smit

Summary

Affiliation: Portland State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in a cohort of HIV-positive and HIV-negative injection drug users
    E Smit
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    AIDS Care 18:1040-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Protein and legume intake and prostate cancer mortality in Puerto Rican men
    Ellen Smit
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 58:146-52. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and prostate cancer mortality in Puerto Rican men
    Carlos J Crespo
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:918-29. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Body habitus in a cohort of HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative injection drug users
    Ellen Smit
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:19-30. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Injection drug use is an independent risk factor for iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women
    Barbara Dancheck
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:198-201. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship of physical activity and body weight with all-cause mortality: results from the Puerto Rico Heart Health Program
    Carlos J Crespo
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:543-52. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 with lower urinary tract symptoms in the third national health and nutrition examination survey
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Prostate 67:1693-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Use of recovery biomarkers to calibrate nutrient consumption self-reports in the Women's Health Initiative
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1247-59. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 339, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:364-72. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Self-reported physical activity in Hispanic adults living with HIV: comparison with accelerometer and pedometer
    Farah A Ramirez-Marrero
    University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Department of Physical Education and Recreation, Clinical Research Training Program
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 19:283-94. 2008

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in a cohort of HIV-positive and HIV-negative injection drug users
    E Smit
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    AIDS Care 18:1040-5. 2006
    ..More research is needed into the reasons and mechanism for the lack of vigorous activities, including behavioral, psychological and physiological reasons...
  2. ncbi request reprint Protein and legume intake and prostate cancer mortality in Puerto Rican men
    Ellen Smit
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Nutr Cancer 58:146-52. 2007
    ..Thus, we find no association between legumes or protein intake and prostate cancer mortality in this longitudinal cohort study of PR men...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and prostate cancer mortality in Puerto Rican men
    Carlos J Crespo
    School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:918-29. 2008
    ..Physical activity did not predict prostate cancer mortality in this group of Puerto Rican men...
  4. ncbi request reprint Body habitus in a cohort of HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative injection drug users
    Ellen Smit
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:19-30. 2005
    ..002), but may be driven by the association with adiposity. These data suggest validity of self-reports for body habitus changes among injection drug users...
  5. ncbi request reprint Injection drug use is an independent risk factor for iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women
    Barbara Dancheck
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:198-201. 2005
    ..Injection drug use seems to be associated with iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia. Further longitudinal studies are needed to gain insight into the nature of this association...
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship of physical activity and body weight with all-cause mortality: results from the Puerto Rico Heart Health Program
    Carlos J Crespo
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:543-52. 2002
    ..To study the relationship of physical activity and obesity with all-cause mortality in Puerto Rican Men...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 with lower urinary tract symptoms in the third national health and nutrition examination survey
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Prostate 67:1693-8. 2007
    ..It is, however, unclear which factors induce prostate growth in these men. We examined the association of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 and its major binding protein IGFBP-3 with LUTS in a representative US study...
  8. doi request reprint Use of recovery biomarkers to calibrate nutrient consumption self-reports in the Women's Health Initiative
    Marian L Neuhouser
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1247-59. 2008
    ..The authors confirm the existence of systematic bias in dietary self-reports and provide methods of correcting for measurement error...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dairy products and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Room 339, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:364-72. 2006
    ..Although case-control studies have reported conflicting results for dairy foods and lactose, several cohort studies have shown positive associations between skim milk, lactose, and ovarian cancer...
  10. doi request reprint Self-reported physical activity in Hispanic adults living with HIV: comparison with accelerometer and pedometer
    Farah A Ramirez-Marrero
    University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Department of Physical Education and Recreation, Clinical Research Training Program
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 19:283-94. 2008
    ..Hispanics with HIV highly overestimated self-reported PA. Nurse scientists and other investigators must consider accelerometers or pedometers to assess PA in this population...
  11. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies of dietary fat, cholesterol and egg intake and ovarian cancer
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:273-85. 2006
    ..Results for histologic subtypes were similar. Overall, fat, cholesterol and egg intakes were not associated with ovarian cancer risk. The positive association for saturated fat intake at very high intakes merits further investigation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serum sex steroid hormones and lower urinary tract symptoms in Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Urology 69:708-13. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association of circulating sex steroid hormones and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2160-7. 2005
    ..Associations for total fruits and vegetables were similar for different histologic types. These results suggest that fruit and vegetable consumption in adulthood has no important association with the risk of ovarian cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association of cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption and physical activity with lower urinary tract symptoms in older American men: findings from the third National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BJU Int 96:77-82. 2005
    ..To examine the association of cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption and physical activity with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in older men...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in the incidence and predictors of wasting syndrome related to human immunodeficiency virus infection, 1987-1999
    Ellen Smit
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:211-8. 2002
    ..05) and potent ART (p = 0.097). Predictors of wasting have changed with potent ART. Further research is needed to determine whether lipodystrophy may be misdiagnosed as wasting syndrome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of HIV infection and HAART on serum lipids in men
    Sharon A Riddler
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    JAMA 289:2978-82. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Associations of obesity with lower urinary tract symptoms and noncancer prostate surgery in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:390-7. 2004
    ..Results suggest that being overweight in young adulthood may be associated with a lower prevalence of LUTS later in life, whereas weight gain and central adiposity in adulthood are possibly associated with a higher prevalence of LUTS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Re: Body size and serum levels of insulin and leptin in relation to the risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Sabine Rohrmann
    J Urol 172:779. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Association between serum concentrations of micronutrients and lower urinary tract symptoms in older men in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Urology 64:504-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the association of serum micronutrients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Balancing the health benefits and the risks of obesity among HIV-infected youth
    Ellen Smit
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1549-53. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Serum C-reactive protein concentration and lower urinary tract symptoms in older men in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prostate 62:27-33. 2005
    ..We examined cross-sectionally the association of serum C-reactive protein concentration, a non-specific marker of inflammation, and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), suggestive of BPH...
  22. ncbi request reprint Wide pulse pressure is an independent predictor of cardiovascular mortality in Puerto Rican men
    Mario R Garcia-Palmieri
    University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, P O Box 365067, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 15:71-8. 2005
    ..Thus, the purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between pulse pressure and cardiovascular mortality in a cohort of Puerto Rican men after 12 years of follow-up...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and racial/ethnic variation in lower urinary tract symptoms and noncancer prostate surgery in U.S. men
    Elizabeth A Platz
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Urology 59:877-83. 2002
    ..To estimate the proportion of U.S. men affected by specific lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and to assess whether the prevalence of LUTS varies by race/ethnicity...