- Social capital and neighborhood mortality rates in Chicago
Kimberly A Lochner
Department of Health, Harvard Center for Society and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:1797-805. 2003
..of death for persons 45-64 years by race and sex to neighborhood indicators of social capital and poverty for 342 Chicago neighborhoods in the USA, we tested the ecological association between neighborhood-level social capital and ..
- Fine-scale genetic variation and evolution of West Nile Virus in a transmission "hot spot" in suburban Chicago, USA
Universita degli Studi di Torino, Dipartimento di Produzioni Animali, Epidemiologia, Ecologia, Via Leonardo da Vinci, 44, 10095 Grugliasco TO, Italy
Virology 374:381-9. 2008
Mosquitoes and birds were sampled for West Nile virus (WNV) in suburban Chicago, USA, in a "hot spot" of arboviral transmission. Viral genetic diversity within this area was similar to that within Illinois and the United States...
- Needle exchange and sexual risk behaviors among a cohort of injection drug users in Chicago, Illinois
Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Sex Transm Dis 36:35-40. 2009
..To examine the impact of a needle exchange program (NEP) on sexual risk behaviors of injecting drug users (IDUs)...
- Professional interpreters and bilingual physicians in a pediatric emergency department: effect on resource utilization
Louis C Hampers
Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Denver, Colo 80218, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1108-13. 2002
..To determine the impact of interpreters and bilingual physicians on emergency department (ED) resource utilization...
- Outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of a multi-component alcohol use preventive intervention for urban youth: project northland Chicago
Kelli A Komro
University of Minnesota, USA
Addiction 103:606-18. 2008
..The goal of this group-randomized trial was to test the effectiveness of an adapted alcohol use preventive intervention for urban, low-income and multi-ethnic settings...
- A comparison of the availability and affordability of a market basket in two communities in the Chicago area
Department of Geography, Sociology, Economics, and Anthropology, Chicago State University, 9501 South King Drive, Chicago, IL 60628, USA
Public Health Nutr 9:837-45. 2006
..Detailed analysis focuses on the relationship between community store mix and price, availability and produce quality...
- Hospital and societal costs of antimicrobial-resistant infections in a Chicago teaching hospital: implications for antibiotic stewardship
Rebecca R Roberts
Department of Emergency Medicin, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Clin Infect Dis 49:1175-84. 2009
..Organisms resistant to antimicrobials continue to emerge and spread. This study was performed to measure the medical and societal cost attributable to antimicrobial-resistant infection (ARI)...
- The effect of the 1995 heat wave in Chicago on all-cause and cause-specific mortality
Division for Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Public Health 97:S158-62. 2007
We sought to reexamine the effects of the 1995 Chicago heat wave on all-cause and cause-specific mortality, including mortality displacement, using advanced time-series analysis methods.
- Avian host community structure and prevalence of West Nile virus in Chicago, Illinois
Scott R Loss
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Shelford Vivarium, 606 E Healey St, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Oecologia 159:415-24. 2009
..avian seroprevalence for antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV), and infection of WNV in Culex mosquitoes, in the Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA, a region of historically high WNV activity...
- Relation of vegetable, fruit, and meat intake to 7-year blood pressure change in middle-aged men: the Chicago Western Electric Study
Department of Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
Am J Epidemiol 159:572-80. 2004
..examined relations of food intake to BP change in a prospective cohort study of 1,710 employed men in Chicago, Illinois, initially aged 41-57 years...
- Contextual effects of built and social environments of urban neighborhoods on exercise: a multilevel study in Chicago
Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Am J Health Promot 23:247-54. 2009
..Examine the contextual effects of neighborhood built and social environments on exercise...
- Living donor kidney transplantation across positive crossmatch: the University of Illinois at Chicago experience
James J Thielke
Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Transplantation 87:268-73. 2009
..To increase living donation for kidney transplantation, we investigated desensitization of recipients with positive crossmatch against a potential living donor...
- Genetic variation associated with mammalian feeding in Culex pipiens from a West Nile virus epidemic region in Chicago, Illinois
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06504, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:637-42. 2009
..We examined the genetic variations of Cx. pipiens mosquitoes from Chicago, Illinois that were determined to be principally ornithophilic but exhibited a relatively higher inclination for ..
- Injection-related risk behaviors in young urban and suburban injection drug users in Chicago (1997-1999)
L E Thorpe
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 27:71-8. 2001
..From 1997 to 1999, we recruited 700 active IDUs aged 18 to 30 years in Chicago and its suburbs. A suburban residence was reported by 38% of participants...
- Efficacy of the Chicago parent program with low-income African American and Latino parents of young children
Johns Hopkins University, Schools of Nursing and Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baltimore, MD, USA
Prev Sci 10:54-65. 2009
This study tested the efficacy of a 12-session parent training program, the Chicago Parent Program (CPP), which was developed in collaboration with African American and Latino parents...
- Obesity prevalence among a group of Chicago residents with disabilities
James H Rimmer
Department of Disability and Human Development and College of Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608 6904, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1461-4. 2005
..To examine the prevalence of overweight, obesity, and extreme obesity in a predominantly minority group of adults with disabilities...
- Relation of heart rate with cardiovascular disease in normal-weight individuals: the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry
Mohammad Ali Kizilbash
Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Prev Cardiol 11:141-7. 2008
..In women aged 18 to 39, the relationship was not significant. In general, normal-weight individuals with lower RHRs have lower levels of CVD risk factors and mortality...
- A community effort to reduce the black/white breast cancer mortality disparity in Chicago
544 Academic Facility, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Cancer Causes Control 20:1681-8. 2009
The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Taskforce was formed to address a growing black/white breast cancer mortality disparity in Chicago...
- A multilevel study of neighborhoods and parent-to-child physical aggression: results from the project on human development in Chicago neighborhoods
Beth E Molnar
Department of Maternal and Child Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Child Maltreat 8:84-97. 2003
..Data for this article come from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods and were analyzed using hierarchical linear modeling. An interval scale of PCPA was developed...
- An examination of the effect of landscape pattern, land surface temperature, and socioeconomic conditions on WNV dissemination in Chicago
Department of Political Science and Geography, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
Environ Monit Assess 159:143-61. 2009
..and socioeconomic conditions on the spread of West Nile virus (WNV) caused by mosquitoes and animal hosts in Chicago, USA...
- Rapid morphological and genetic change in Chicago-area Peromyscus
Oliver R W Pergams
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607 USA
Mol Ecol 17:450-63. 2008
We report rapid change of morphology and mitochondrial genes in white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) in the Chicago (Illinois, USA) region...
- Neighborhood effects on posthospitalization mortality: a population-based cohort study of the elderly in Chicago
Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Health Serv Res 40:1108-27. 2005
..Place of residence is associated with health outcomes...
- Heat-related mortality during a 1999 heat wave in Chicago
Mary P Naughton
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Progam Office, and the National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Prev Med 22:221-7. 2002
During the summer of 1999, Chicago's second deadliest heat wave of the decade resulted in at least 80 deaths...
- Cardiovascular disease knowledge among culturally Deaf patients in Chicago
Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, California Avenue at 15th Street, Room K450, Chicago, IL 60608 1797, USA
Prev Med 42:235-9. 2006
..A comprehensive health survey of Deaf adults included questions on CVD knowledge...
- Induced abortion and intimate relationship quality in the Chicago Health and Social Life Survey
P K Coleman
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, USA
Public Health 123:331-8. 2009
..To examine associations between abortion and relationship functioning...
- The ecology of race and socioeconomic distress: infant and working-age mortality in Chicago
A M Guest
Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
Demography 35:23-34. 1998
..unemployment, and racial segregation on age-, sex-, and race-specific mortality rates in racially defined Chicago community areas from 1989 to 1991...
- Asthma burden in a citywide, diverse sample of elementary schoolchildren in Chicago
Madeleine U Shalowitz
Section for Child and Family Health Studies, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
Ambul Pediatr 7:271-7. 2007
..symptoms of possible undiagnosed asthma in a large, citywide, ethnically and socioeconomically diverse sample of Chicago elementary schoolchildren...
- Indirect carbon reduction by residential vegetation and planting strategies in Chicago, USA
H K Jo
Division of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, College of Engineering, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 200 701, Kangwon Do, South Korea corrected
J Environ Manage 61:165-77. 2001
..vegetation on the indirect reduction of atmospheric carbon for two residential neighborhoods in north-west Chicago. The effects of shading, evapotranspiration, and windspeed reduction were considered and were found to have ..
- Neighborhood residential segregation and mental health: a multilevel analysis on Hispanic Americans in Chicago
Min Ah Lee
The Institute for Social Development and Policy Research, Seoul National University, Korea
Soc Sci Med 68:1975-84. 2009
..residential segregation is associated with the mental health of Puerto Rican and Mexican Americans in Chicago. Multilevel analyses reveal that neighborhood residential segregation is positively associated with depressive ..
- HIV risk practices among needle exchange users and nonusers in Chicago
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Community Outreach Intervention Projects, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1187-96. 2004
..To assess associations between needle exchange program (NEP) use and drug injection risk practices...
- Characteristics of mammography facility locations and stage of breast cancer at diagnosis in Chicago
VA Information Resource Center, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
J Urban Health 86:196-213. 2009
..Our objective in this exploratory study was to investigate whether stage of breast cancer at diagnosis among Chicago residents is associated with characteristics of the neighborhoods in which proximate mammography facilities are ..
- Compliance with ambulatory saliva sampling in the chicago health, aging, and social relations study and associations with social support
Brigitte M Kudielka
Graduate School of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
Ann Behav Med 34:209-16. 2007
..Noncompliance with instructed saliva sampling times in ambulatory settings can compromise resulting cortisol findings...
- Hotline update of clinical trials and registries presented at the ACC and SCAI-ACCi2 meeting 2008 in Chicago
Yvonne P Clever
Klinik fur Innere Medizin III, Kardiologie, Angiologie, und Internistische Intensivmedizin, Universitatsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg Saar, Germany
Clin Res Cardiol 97:409-17. 2008
..Key presentations made at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), held in Chicago, IL, USA from 29 March till first April 2008 are reported...
- Summer E. coli patterns and responses along 23 Chicago beaches
Richard L Whitman
United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:9217-24. 2008
..E. coli data collected over five years from 23 Chicago beaches clearly identified ambient linked patterns at the regional scale...
- Outcome of treatment for congenital toxoplasmosis, 1981-2004: the National Collaborative Chicago-Based, Congenital Toxoplasmosis Study
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Clin Infect Dis 42:1383-94. 2006
..Long-term follow-up of infants with congenital toxoplasmosis treated throughout their first year of life with pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine has not been reported...
- Comparison of health status indicators in chicago: are Black-White disparities worsening?
Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, Chicago, IL 60608 1797, USA
Am J Public Health 94:116-21. 2004
This study examined Chicago residents' progress toward the Healthy People 2000 goal of reducing racial disparities in health and compared the results with a recent analysis of US data.
- Risk factor burden in middle age and lifetime risks for cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular death (Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry)
Donald M Lloyd-Jones
Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Am J Cardiol 99:535-40. 2007
..In this study, participants in the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry aged 40 to 59 years in 1967 to 1973 were stratified into 5 groups ..
- Prevalence of obesity among children in six Chicago communities: findings from a health survey
Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Public Health Rep 123:117-25. 2008
We analyzed data from a community health survey to assess levels of obesity and overweight among children in some Chicago communities compared with national U.S. estimates.
- Emissions of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from sludge drying beds to the atmosphere in Chicago
Seung Muk Yi
Department of Environmental Health, Seoul National University, Yeongon dong, Chongro Gu, Seoul 110 799, Republic of Korea
Chemosphere 71:1028-34. 2008
Ambient air PCB concentrations in the Lake Calumet region in Southeast Chicago have been found to be significantly higher than in nearby non-urban areas...
- Changes in the sharing of drug injection equipment among street-recruited injection drug users in Chicago, Illinois, 1994--1996
Community Outreach Intervention Projects, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Subst Use Misuse 40:63-76. 2005
..Beginning in 1994, 794 street-recruited injection drug users in Chicago were interviewed and followed at 6 and 12 months postbaseline...
- Black-White health disparities in the United States and Chicago: a 15-year progress analysis
Jennifer M Orsi
Sinai Urban Health Institute, California Ave at 15th St, K443, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Am J Public Health 100:349-56. 2010
In an effort to examine national and Chicago, Illinois, progress in meeting the Healthy People 2010 goal of eliminating health disparities, we examined whether disparities between non-Hispanic Black and non-Hispanic White persons widened,..
- Unsafe to play? Neighborhood disorder and lack of safety predict reduced physical activity among urban children and adolescents
Beth E Molnar
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Am J Health Promot 18:378-86. 2004
..Associations between activity levels of urban youth and limited access to safe recreation areas in their neighborhoods of residence were investigated...
- From social structural factors to perceptions of relationship quality and loneliness: the Chicago health, aging, and social relations study
Louise C Hawkley
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Biopsychological Sciences Building, 940 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S375-84. 2008
..The objective of this study was to test a conceptual model of loneliness in which social structural factors are posited to operate through proximal factors to influence perceptions of relationship quality and loneliness...
- Effects of mumps outbreak in hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2006
Amanda L Bonebrake
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 16:426-32. 2010
In 2006, nearly 6,000 mumps cases were reported in the United States, 795 of which occurred in Illinois. In Chicago, 1 healthcare institution experienced ongoing transmission for 4 weeks...
- Asthma morbidity and treatment in the Chicago metropolitan area: one decade after national guidelines
Evalyn N Grant
Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:19-25. 2005
..Yet, no published population-based studies have examined the burden of asthma on the residents of a particular urban area known to be at high risk for poor asthma outcomes...
- Adequacy of prenatal care utilization, maternal ethnicity, and infant birthweight in Chicago
J W Collins
Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 89:198-203. 1997
..analysis was performed on all African-American, Mexican-American, and non-Latino white singleton infants born in Chicago, Illinois between 1982 and 1983...
- Collaborative research and action to control the geographic placement of outdoor advertising of alcohol and tobacco products in Chicago
D P Hackbarth
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, 6525 N Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
Public Health Rep 116:558-67. 2001
Community activists in Chicago believed their neighborhoods were being targeted by alcohol and tobacco outdoor advertisers, despite the Outdoor Advertising Association of America's voluntary code of principles, which claims to restrict ..
- Neighborhood factors affecting rates of sexually transmitted diseases in Chicago
James C Thomas
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Urban Health 87:102-12. 2010
..Data were from the 1995 Program on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, the Chicago Health Department, and the Chicago Police Department...
- Characterization of atmospheric concentrations and partitioning of PAHs in the Chicago atmosphere
Interamerican University, School of Engineering, 500 Dr John Will Harris, 00957, Bayamon, P R, USA
Sci Total Environ 327:163-74. 2004
An intensive sampling program has been undertaken in the absence of precipitation at an urban site, Chicago, to characterize the atmospheric concentration and partitioning of PAHs...
- Developing community health promotion interventions: selecting partners and fostering collaboration
Susan R Levy
University of Illinois, Chicago School of Public Health, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:314-22. 2003
..They provide a structure for project stability that can outlast individual commitments and a mechanism to keep project commitment on course and maintain active engagement...
- Prevalence and incidence of HIV among out-of-treatment injecting drug users, Chicago 1994-1996
L J Ouellet
School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:443-50. 2000
To assess HIV prevalence, incidence, and associated risk factors among IDUs in Chicago.
- Evidence-based appointment and promotion of academic faculty at the University of Chicago
Martin E Feder
University of Chicago, Division of the Biological Sciences, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Acad Med 83:85-95. 2008
..In 2004-2005, The University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences and Pritzker School of Medicine reconceptualized its appointment, promotion, ..
- Lyme disease in urban areas, Chicago
Dean A Jobe
Emerg Infect Dis 13:1799-800. 2007
- Reducing diabetes health disparities through community-based participatory action research: the Chicago Southeast Diabetes Community Action Coalition
Aida L Giachello
Midwest Latino Health Research, Training and Policy Center, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Public Health Rep 118:309-23. 2003
To address disproportionately high rates of diabetes morbidity and mortality in some of Chicago's medically underserved minority neighborhoods, a group of community residents, medical and social service providers, and a local university ..
- Spatial distribution of airborne polychlorinated biphenyls in Cleveland, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City Iowa, USA
Environ Sci Technol 44:2797-802. 2010
Passive samplers were deployed across Cleveland, OH and Chicago, IL to evaluate the spatial variability of airborne PCBs in urban areas...
- Underimmunization in Chicago children who dropped out of WIC
Margaret M Cortese
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Prev Med 26:29-33. 2004
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) serves a large proportion of Chicago infants, but some discontinue participation before age 1 year...
- Mammography screening in six diverse communities in Chicago--a population study
Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, 1500 South California Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Cancer Detect Prev 31:166-72. 2007
..Data at the community level regarding mammography screening can help explain health disparities and inform plans for improved screening efforts...
- Evaluating Chicago's success in reaching the Healthy People 2000 goal of reducing health disparities
Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, Sinai Health System, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Public Health Rep 116:484-94. 2001
This study was designed to assess Chicago's progress from 1980 to 1998 in addressing the Healthy People 2000 goal of reducing health disparities.
- Preterm birth among African American and white women with a lifelong residence in high-income Chicago neighborhoods: an exploratory study
James W Collins
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
Ethn Dis 17:113-7. 2007
..To explore the association between race and preterm birth among women with a lifelong residence in high-income neighborhoods...
- Design and recruitment of the Chicago Healthy Living Study: a study of health behaviors in a diverse cohort of adult childhood cancer survivors
Melinda R Stolley
Department of Medicine, Section of Health Promotion Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
Cancer 115:4385-96. 2009
..This article describes the design and recruitment of the Chicago Healthy Living Study (CHLS), an on-going study designed to examine the health behaviors and body mass index of ..
- Defining negative margins in DCIS patients treated with breast conservation therapy: The University of Chicago experience
Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Breast J 11:242-7. 2005
- The relation of the perceived environment to fear, physical activity, and health in public housing developments: evidence from Chicago
Caterina G Roman
Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
J Public Health Policy 30:S286-308. 2009
..However, neither fear nor physical activity was associated with obesity. We discuss the implications of these findings for improving the quality of life of disadvantaged residents living in high-crime neighborhoods...
- Hepatitis C virus infection: prevalence, risk factors, and prevention opportunities among young injection drug users in Chicago, 1997-1999
L E Thorpe
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Infect Dis 182:1588-94. 2000
..C virus (HCV) infection were studied in a large sample of 698 young adult injection drug users (IDUs) in Chicago, 18-30 years old...
- Concentrations and gas/particle partitioning of PCBs in Chicago
Uludag University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Environmental Engineering, 16059 Gorukle Bursa, Turkey
Environ Pollut 131:35-44. 2004
Thirty seven air samples were collected in Chicago, IL from June to October 1995 and analyzed for gas and particle concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)...
- Effectiveness of combined sewer overflow treatment for dissolved oxygen improvement in the Chicago waterways
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Marquette University, PO Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
Water Sci Technol 56:215-22. 2007
..Attainability Analysis (UAA) has been initiated to evaluate what water-quality standards can be achieved in the Chicago Waterway System (CWS)...
- Vienna-Chicago: the cultural transformation of the model system of the un-opposed molar
Oral Biology, UIC College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 801 South Paulina, Chicago, IL 60565, USA
Bioessays 29:819-30. 2007
..the Nazi period to address Vienna's questions about evolution and heredity and about genes and environment in Chicago's post-WWII scientific exile community...
- Design of the Chicago Health and Aging Project (CHAP)
Julia L Bienias
Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Alzheimers Dis 5:349-55. 2003
The design of the Chicago Health and Aging Project (CHAP) is described...
- The clinical implications of the CHICAGO study for the management of cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Trends Cardiovasc Med 19:94-9. 2009
The CHICAGO study (Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Atherosclerosis Using Pioglitazone) tested the hypothesis that pioglitazone would have a beneficial effect for reducing CIMT progression, compared with glimepiride...
- Identifying hidden sexual bridging communities in Chicago
Department of Sociology, Yonsei University, 262 Seong san Seodaemun gu, Seoul, South Korea
J Urban Health 86:107-20. 2009
..the analysis of sexual network linkages beyond individual and risk group levels to a community level in which Chicago's 77 community areas are examined as subpopulations for the purpose of identifying potential bridging communities...
- Local-scale fluxes of carbon dioxide in urban environments: methodological challenges and results from Chicago
C S B Grimmond
Department of Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
Environ Pollut 116:S243-54. 2002
..Results from a very short-term study of CO2 fluxes, undertaken in Chicago, Illinois in the summer of 1995, are presented...
- A community-based study of chronic fatigue syndrome
L A Jason
Department of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Arch Intern Med 159:2129-37. 1999
- Educational success and adult health: findings from the Chicago longitudinal study
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Enderis 1057, PO Box 786, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
Prev Sci 10:175-95. 2009
..measures and the outcomes and, if so, what pathways account for this mediation effect? Data were derived from the Chicago Longitudinal Study, an investigation of a cohort of 1,539 individuals, born around 1980, who attended ..
- Targeting improvements in asthma morbidity in Chicago: a 10-year retrospective of community action
John Jay Shannon
Parkland Health and Hospital System, Administration Suite, 5201 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75214, USA
Chest 132:866S-873S. 2007
b>Chicago has been described as "asthma ground zero" due to its disproportionately high rates of asthma-related hospitalization and mortality...
- Clinical malaria and sickle cell disease among multiple family members in Chicago, Illinois
University of Chicago, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, MC 6054, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Pediatrics 120:e745-8. 2007
..The importance of antimalarial prophylaxis should be communicated to parents of children who are traveling to endemic areas as part of routine child care...
- Diversity and disparity: GIS and small-area analysis in six Chicago neighborhoods
Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Med Syst 28:397-411. 2004
..g., cities, counties, states). In this context, 14 health status indicators (HSIs) were examined for six Chicago community areas that reflect the substantial diversity of the city...
- The impact of discontinuation of male STD screening services at a large urban county jail: Chicago, 2002-2004
Chicago Department of Public Health, STD HIV Prevention and Care Program, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Sex Transm Dis 36:S49-52. 2009
..Before April 2003, all male detainees were offered chlamydia (CT) and gonorrhea (GC) screening tests, after which services were limited to symptom-based testing. In 2003, male screening was discontinued at a large urban county jail...
- On-time immunization rates among children who enter Chicago public schools
Samuel R Dominguez
Pediatric Immunization Program and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pediatrics 114:e741-7. 2004
..The objective of this study was to determine on-time immunization coverage rates among infants and toddlers stratified by race/ethnicity in a large metropolitan center...
- Risk factors for mortality in a diverse cohort of patients with childhood-onset diabetes in Chicago
Deborah L Burnet
Internal Medicine, Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Diabetes Care 30:2559-63. 2007
..We sought to determine whether risk of death differed by demographic or other characteristics in a population-based cohort of patients with childhood-onset diabetes...
- Acculturation and cardiovascular disease screening practices among Mexican Americans living in Chicago
Janine M Jurkowski
Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
Ethn Dis 15:411-7. 2005
..To examine acculturation as a correlate of cardiovascular disease screening practices among Mexican Americans...
- A pilot study describing local residents' perceptions of asthma and knowledge of asthma care in selected Chicago communities
The Chicago Cook County Ambulatory Care Council Asthma Taskforce, IL, USA
Chest 116:229S-234S. 1999
To understand inner-city Chicago residents' perception of the prevalence and severity of asthma as well as their knowledge of asthma control and management.
- Laryngeal basement membrane thickening is not a reliable postmortem marker for SIDS: results from the Chicago Infant Mortality Study
H F Krous
Children s Hospital San Diego, California 92123, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 20:221-7. 1999
..Therefore, LBMT should not be used to diagnose SIDS...
- Neighborhood social cohesion and youth participation in physical activity in Chicago
Angie L Cradock
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Soc Sci Med 68:427-35. 2009
..data from 680 young people (ages 11-15 years at baseline) participating in the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods...
- Phase II clinical trial of bevacizumab and low-dose metronomic oral cyclophosphamide in recurrent ovarian cancer: a trial of the California, Chicago, and Princess Margaret Hospital phase II consortia
Agustin A Garcia
University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
J Clin Oncol 26:76-82. 2008
..A phase II trial was conducted to evaluate the antitumor activity and adverse effects of bevacizumab and metronomic oral cyclophosphamide in women with recurrent OC...
- Patient perceptions of quality of life with diabetes-related complications and treatments
Elbert S Huang
Section of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Diabetes Care 30:2478-83. 2007
..We quantify patients' utilities (a measure of preference) for the full array of diabetes-related complications and treatments...
- Long-term consequences of body mass index for cardiovascular mortality: the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry study
Alan R Dyer
Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611 4402, USA
Ann Epidemiol 14:101-8. 2004
..follow-up (25 years) in BMI-cardiovascular mortality associations in eight age-gender subcohorts from the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry; and 2) addresses the impact of previously identified ..
- Stigma in the workplace: employer attitudes about people with HIV in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Chicago
Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
Soc Sci Med 67:1541-9. 2008
..and hiring practices towards people with HIV across three culturally and linguistically distinct cities: Chicago, Beijing, and Hong Kong...
- Obesity and related risk factors among low socio-economic status minority students in Chicago
Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Public Health Nutr 10:927-38. 2007
..To assess overweight and related risk factors among urban low socio-economic status (SES) African-American adolescents in an attempt to study the underlying causes of ethnicity and gender disparities in overweight...
- Ethnic/racial homogeneity and sexually transmitted disease: a study of 77 Chicago community areas
Mark S Kaplan
School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
Sex Transm Dis 36:108-11. 2009
..Wide ethnic and racial disparities persist in the rates of reported STDs. Blacks and Hispanics have higher rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea than European Americans...
- Geographic variability in childhood asthma prevalence in Chicago
Ruchi S Gupta
Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:639-645.e1. 2008
..Childhood asthma prevalence has been shown to be higher in urban communities overall without an understanding of differences by neighborhood...
- Cost-effectiveness of a prework screening program for the University of Illinois at Chicago physical plant
The University of Illinois at Chicago, Occupational Therapy Department, 1801 W Taylor, 2C, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Work 21:243-50. 2003
..program jointly developed by the Occupational and Physical Therapy Departments (University of Illinois at Chicago) was first implemented in March 1998. A total of 712 screens were completed from 3-01-98 through 2-28-01...
- Association of West Nile virus illness and urban landscapes in Chicago and Detroit
Marilyn O Ruiz
Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL, USA
Int J Health Geogr 6:10. 2007
..to be associated with West Nile Virus (WNV) transmission and compared those to human cases of illness in 2002 in Chicago and Detroit...
- Complementary and alternative medicine use for arthritis pain in 2 Chicago community areas
Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Clin J Pain 23:744-9. 2007
To compare the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for arthritis between 2 ethnically distinct metropolitan Chicago community areas.
- Atmospheric pressure and sudden infant death syndrome in Cook County, Chicago
M J Campbell
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, UK
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:287-9. 2001
We investigated daily deaths from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in Cook County, Chicago, from 1 January 1986 to 31 December 1990. The daily SIDS rate was 0.54 deaths/day. Mean daily atmospheric pressure ranged from 952 to 1007 mb...
- Dead crow reports and location of human West Nile virus cases, Chicago, 2002
John T Watson
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 10:938-40. 2004
..During the summer and fall of 2002, an epidemic (223 cases) and epizootic of West Nile virus infections occurred in Chicago. Retrospective spatial analysis demonstrated that age-adjusted human case rates were three times higher inside ..
- Racial and ethnic disparities in diagnosed and possible undiagnosed asthma among public-school children in Chicago
Department of Child and Family Health Studies, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Ill, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1599-603. 2006
We examined racial and ethnic disparities in the total potential burden of asthma in low-income, racially/ethnically heterogeneous Chicago schools.
- Molecular epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis isolates from an outbreak of meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men, Chicago, Illinois, 2003
Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, DBD, NCIRD, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Clin Microbiol 45:3768-70. 2007
We characterized five Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C isolates from a Chicago outbreak of meningococcal disease that occurred in 2003 among a community of men who have sex with men...
- Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus infections, Chicago Pediatric Hospital
Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 13:311-4. 2007
..aureus strains during 2000-2004. Isolates were analyzed for presence of Panton-Valentine leukocidin. A USA400 lineage clone (n = 6) and the predominant USA300 lineage clone emerged...
- School-based early intervention and child well-being in the Chicago Longitudinal Study
Arthur J Reynolds
Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Child Welfare 82:633-56. 2003
b>Chicago Child-Parent Centers provide comprehensive education and family support services to young, low-income children...
- High-intensity targeted screening for elevated blood lead levels among children in 2 inner-city Chicago communities
Timothy A Dignam
Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NIH, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 40, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
Am J Public Health 94:1945-51. 2004
We assessed the prevalence of elevated blood lead levels (> or = 10 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood), risk factors, and previous blood lead testing among children in 2 high-risk Chicago, Ill, communities.
- The association between community crime and childhood asthma prevalence in Chicago
Ruchi S Gupta
Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ilinois, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:299-306. 2010
..Little attention has been given to exposure to crime as a possible socioenvironmental contributor to variability in urban childhood asthma prevalence...
- Cost-effectiveness of universal compared with voluntary screening for human immunodeficiency virus among pregnant women in Chicago
L C Immergluck
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Pediatrics 105:E54. 2000
..and compare the cost-effectiveness of implementing 3 screening strategies to detect human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among pregnant women in Chicago, Illinois: no screening, voluntary screening, and universal screening.