- Household transmission of 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus after a school-based outbreak in New York City, April-May 2009
Anne Marie France
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Infect Dis 201:984-92. 2010
..an outbreak due to infection with the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus (pH1N1) was investigated in a New York City high school...
- The outbreak of West Nile virus infection in the New York City area in 1999
Communicable Disease Program, New York City Department of Health, New York 10013, USA
N Engl J Med 344:1807-14. 2001
..1999, an unusual cluster of cases of meningoencephalitis associated with muscle weakness was reported to the New York City Department of Health. The initial epidemiologic and environmental investigations suggested an arboviral cause.
- Causes of death among persons with AIDS in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: New York City
Judith E Sackoff
HIV Epidemiology Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
Ann Intern Med 145:397-406. 2006
..Monitoring the full spectrum of causes of death among persons with AIDS is increasingly important as survival improves because of highly active antiretroviral therapy...
- Novel influenza A(H1N1) in a pediatric health care facility in New York City during the first wave of the 2009 pandemic
Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:24-30. 2010
..To describe the burden of care experienced by our pediatric health care facility in New York, New York, from May 3, 2009, to July 31, 2009, during the novel influenza A(H1N1) pandemic that began in spring 2009...
- Neighborhood food environment and walkability predict obesity in New York City
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:442-7. 2009
..Differences in the neighborhood food environment may contribute to disparities in obesity...
- Disparities in cesarean delivery rates and associated adverse neonatal outcomes in New York City hospitals
Heather S Lipkind
Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Obstet Gynecol 113:1239-47. 2009
To examine the primary cesarean delivery rates and associated neonatal outcomes by insurance status in public and private hospitals in New York City.
- Neighborhood characteristics and change in depressive symptoms among older residents of New York City
John R Beard
Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029 5202, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1308-14. 2009
..We investigated the relationship between the depressive symptoms of older adults over time and the characteristics of the neighborhoods in which they live...
- Monitoring the impact of influenza by age: emergency department fever and respiratory complaint surveillance in New York City
Donald R Olson
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, United States of America
PLoS Med 4:e247. 2007
..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of emergency department (ED) chief complaint data for measuring influenza-attributable morbidity by age and by predominant circulating virus...
- Epidemiological evidence of an early wave of the 1918 influenza pandemic in New York City
Donald R Olson
Department of Epidemiology and Center for Public Health Preparedness, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11059-63. 2005
..shift in the age distribution of epidemic deaths occurred during the 1917/1918 influenza season in New York City. The timing, magnitude, and age distribution of this mortality shift provide strong evidence that an early ..
- Urban asthma and the neighbourhood environment in New York City
Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 425 E 25th St rm 724 West, New York, NY 10010, USA
Health Place 12:167-79. 2006
Asthma is now the leading cause of emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and missed school days in New York City's poorest neighbourhoods...
- Same-sex attraction disclosure to health care providers among New York City men who have sex with men: implications for HIV testing approaches
Kyle T Bernstein
Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:1458-64. 2008
..We examined the association between disclosing to their medical providers (eg, physicians, nurses, physician assistants) same-sex attraction and self-reported HIV testing among MSM in New York City, New York.
- West Nile virus: Uganda, 1937, to New York City, 1999
C G Hayes
Infectious Diseases Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 7500, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:25-37. 2001
..This review will attempt to compare observations on the biology of West Nile virus made over about 60 years prior to the recent epidemics to observations made in association with these urban epidemics...
- Epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacteria in patients without HIV infection, New York City
Ethan E Bodle
Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:390-6. 2008
..avium complex (MAC) (27%, (p < 0.01). NTM disease in patients without HIV is increasing. Laboratory-based surveillance may be useful for detecting non-MAC and non-respiratory tract disease...
- Rapid spread of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in New York City: a new threat to our antibiotic armamentarium
Division of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
Arch Intern Med 165:1430-5. 2005
..In this study, the prevalence and molecular epidemiologic characteristics of carbapenem-resistant K pneumoniae are analyzed, and the experience involving 2 hospital outbreaks is described...
- Infectious cDNA clone of the epidemic west nile virus from New York City
Pei Yong Shi
Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health Department of Biomedical Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12201, USA
J Virol 76:5847-56. 2002
..reverse transcription-PCR products of viral RNA from an isolate collected during the year 2000 outbreak in New York City. It was cloned into plasmid pBR322 under the control of a T7 promoter and stably amplified in Escherichia coli ..
- Outbreak of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) at a New York City school
Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
N Engl J Med 361:2628-36. 2009
..In April 2009, an outbreak of novel swine-origin influenza A (2009 H1N1 influenza) occurred at a high school in Queens, New York. We describe the outbreak and characterize the clinical and epidemiologic aspects of this novel virus...
- Projecting heat-related mortality impacts under a changing climate in the New York City region
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 97:2028-34. 2007
We sought to project future impacts of climate change on summer heat-related premature deaths in the New York City metropolitan region.
- Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, environmental tobacco smoke, and respiratory symptoms in an inner-city birth cohort
Rachel L Miller
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, PH8C, 630 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
Chest 126:1071-8. 2004
..We also hypothesized that exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) may worsen symptoms beyond that observed to be associated with PAH alone...
- Results of a pilot diabetes prevention intervention in East Harlem, New York City: Project HEED
Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Am J Public Health 100:S232-9. 2010
- Reading ability, education, and cognitive status assessment among older adults in Harlem, New York City
S M Albert
Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 89:95-7. 1999
This study examined reported level of education and current reading ability as predictors of cognitive status among older African Americans in central Harlem, New York City.
- Influenza A among patients with human immunodeficiency virus: an outbreak of infection at a residential facility in New York City
A D Fine
Communicable Disease Program, New York City Department of Health, Bronx, NY, USA
Clin Infect Dis 32:1784-91. 2001
..Providers should continue to offer influenza vaccination to HIV-infected persons...
- Genomic DNA methylation among women in a multiethnic New York City birth cohort
Mary Beth Terry
Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2306-10. 2008
..Using information from a multiethnic New York City birth cohort (born between 1959 and 1963), we examined whether genomic DNA methylation, measured in peripheral ..
- Contributions of a local health examination survey to the surveillance of chronic and infectious diseases in New York City
R Charon Gwynn
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 99:152-9. 2009
We sought to evaluate the contribution of the New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC-HANES) to local public health surveillance.
- Staphylococcus aureus ST398, New York City and Dominican Republic
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 15:285-7. 2009
..A large population in northern Manhattan has close ties to the Dominican Republic, suggesting international transmission...
- Elevated white blood cell count and carotid plaque thickness : the northern manhattan stroke study
M S Elkind
Department of Neurology, Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Stroke 32:842-9. 2001
..We sought to determine whether white blood cell count (WBC) is associated with carotid plaque thickness in a stroke-free, multiethnic cohort...
- Relapse and acquired rifampin resistance in HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis treated with rifampin- or rifabutin-based regimens in New York City, 1997-2000
Bureau of Tuberculosis Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10007, USA
Clin Infect Dis 41:83-91. 2005
..The relationship between rifamycin use and either relapse or treatment failure with acquired rifampin resistance (ARR) among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with tuberculosis (TB) is not well understood...
- Diabetes prevalence among Puerto Rican adults in New York City, NY, 2000
Thomas A Melnik
Bureau of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, New York State Department of Health, Albany, USA
Am J Public Health 94:434-7. 2004
..assessed the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and associated characteristics among Puerto Rican adults in New York City, NY, with a random-digit-dialed telephone survey with a dual-frame sampling design. Overall, 11...
- The emergence of West Nile virus in North America: ecology, epidemiology, and surveillance
J T Roehrig
Arbovirus Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 267:223-40. 2002
..The valuable lessons learned from the detection and response to the introduction of WN virus into NYC should prove useful if and when subsequent intrusions of new disease agents occur...
- Breast and cervical cancer screening among South Asian women in New York City
Center for the Study of Asian American Health, NYU School of Medicine, New York City, New York 10016 6481, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 8:211-21. 2006
..the breast and cervical cancer screening practices of a community sample of South Asian women living in the New York City area...
- Prevalence of adult male circumcision in the general population and a population at increased risk for HIV/AIDS in New York City
Christy M McKinney
Houston School of Public Health, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9128, USA
Sex Transm Dis 35:814-7. 2008
- Use of pharmacy data to evaluate smoking regulations' impact on sales of nicotine replacement therapies in New York City
Kristina B Metzger
Bureau of Epidemiology Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 315, CN 6, New York, NY 10013, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1050-5. 2005
Recently, New York City and New York State increased cigarette excise taxes and New York City implemented a smoke-free workplace law...
- Availability of recreational resources and physical activity in adults
Ana V Diez Roux
Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Am J Public Health 97:493-9. 2007
..Using data from a large cohort of adults aged 45 to 84 years-old, we investigated whether availability of recreational resources is related to physical activity levels...
- A population-based study examining the emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 in New York City
Division of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:29. 2006
..Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is a serious pathogen in several regions in the United States. It is unclear which populations are at high risk for the emergence of these strains...
- Effects of transplacental exposure to environmental pollutants on birth outcomes in a multiethnic population
Frederica P Perera
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Environ Health Perspect 111:201-5. 2003
..This study provides evidence that environmental pollutants at levels currently encountered in New York City adversely affect fetal development.
- HIV and intimate partner violence among methadone-maintained women in New York City
Social Intervention Group, Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10027, USA
Soc Sci Med 61:171-83. 2005
..a longitudinal study with a random sample of 416 women enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment programs in New York City. Two hypotheses are tested: whether sexual risk-related factors or risk reduction behavior leads to subsequent ..
- Study design and participation rates of the New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004
Lorna E Thorpe
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 315, CN 6, New York, NY 10013, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A94. 2006
..The New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES) was designed as a new local surveillance initiative to ..
- Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
N Engl J Med 346:982-7. 2002
..We assessed the prevalence and correlates of acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among residents of Manhattan five to eight weeks after the attacks...
- Public health in New York City, 2002-2007: confronting epidemics of the modern era
Thomas R Frieden
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
Int J Epidemiol 37:966-77. 2008
..Starting in 2002, the New York City health department, an agency with a long history of innovation, undertook initiatives to address chronic ..
- Master's performance in the New York City Marathon 1983-1999
Department of Orthopaedics, Yale University, Yale Physicians Building, 800 Howard Avenue, New Haven, CT 06512, USA
Br J Sports Med 38:408-12. 2004
..Physical activity in older people is believed to slow down the natural aging process through its effects on disuse atrophy...
- Prenatal insecticide exposures and birth weight and length among an urban minority cohort
Robin M Whyatt
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:1125-32. 2004
We reported previously that insecticide exposures were widespread among minority women in New York City during pregnancy and that levels of the organophosphate chlorpyrifos in umbilical cord plasma were inversely associated with birth ..
- The ecological relationship between deprivation, social isolation and rates of hospital admission for acute psychiatric care: a comparison of London and New York City
Department of Geography, Health Research Group, Queen Mary College, University of London, London, UK
Health Place 12:19-37. 2006
..in rates of acute hospital admissions for psychiatric conditions in Greater London around the year 1998 and in New York City (NYC) in 2000...
- Childhood obesity in New York City elementary school students
Lorna E Thorpe
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Division of Epidemiology, New York, NY 10013, USA
Am J Public Health 94:1496-500. 2004
We estimated overweight and obesity in New York City elementary school children.
- Clinical evaluation of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ambulance dispatch-based syndromic surveillance system, New York City
Bureau of Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
J Urban Health 80:i50-6. 2003
Since 1998, the New York City Department of Health has used New York City Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ambulance dispatch data to monitor for a communitywide rise in influenzalike illness (ILI) as an early detection system for ..
- Providing naloxone to substance users for secondary administration to reduce overdose mortality in New York City
Daliah I Heller
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
Public Health Rep 122:393-7. 2007
- Characterization of the dust/smoke aerosol that settled east of the World Trade Center (WTC) in lower Manhattan after the collapse of the WTC 11 September 2001
Paul J Lioy
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:703-14. 2002
..Further, these results support the need to have the interior of residences, buildings, and their respective HVAC systems professionally cleaned to reduce long-term residential risks before rehabitation...
- Correlation of the expression of acrB and the regulatory genes marA, soxS and ramA with antimicrobial resistance in clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae endemic to New York City
Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
J Antimicrob Chemother 64:278-83. 2009
..Nosocomial isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae resistant to all commonly used antimicrobial agents have emerged in many regions of the world. It is unknown if efflux systems contribute to the multidrug resistance phenotype...
- Race-ethnicity and determinants of carotid atherosclerosis in a multiethnic population. The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study
R L Sacco
Department of Neurology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
Stroke 28:929-35. 1997
..The aim of this study was to determine the importance of race-ethnicity and other factors associated with carotid atherosclerosis in a mixed population of Hispanics, blacks, and whites...
- Victimization, substance use, and HIV risk behaviors among gay/bisexual/two-spirit and heterosexual American Indian Men in New York City
Jane M Simoni
Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Am J Public Health 96:2240-5. 2006
..secondary aims included describing condom-use attitudes, beliefs about HIV/AIDS in the Indian community, HIV knowledge, HIV status, and preference for and access to HIV prevention services in this population...
- Amphetamine use and sexual risk among men who have sex with men: results from the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance study--New York City
Beryl A Koblin
Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
Subst Use Misuse 42:1613-28. 2007
A 2004-2005 survey among 503 men who have sex with men who attend public venues in New York City was used to examine the relationship of amphetamine use with sexual risk behaviors. Among the men recruited, 51...
- Variability in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infection among young injecting drug users in New York City
Don C Des Jarlais
Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
Am J Epidemiol 157:467-71. 2003
..aged 18-30 years) injecting drug users recruited in 1997-1999 in the Harlem and Lower East Side areas of New York City, New York, were used to assess the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), ..
- Psychological resilience after disaster: New York City in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attack
George A Bonanno
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
Psychol Sci 17:181-6. 2006
..1% of the sample. Resilience was less prevalent among more highly exposed individuals, but the frequency of resilience never fell below one third even among the exposure groups with the most dramatic elevations in PTSD...
- The changing distribution and determinants of obesity in the neighborhoods of New York City, 2003-2007
Jennifer L Black
Food, Nutrition and Health Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Am J Epidemiol 171:765-75. 2010
..This study characterized the individual- and neighborhood-level determinants and distribution of obesity in New York City from 2003 to 2007...
- A case-control study of syphilis among men who have sex with men in New York City: association With HIV infection
Division of STD Prevention, NCHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail stop E 04, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Sex Transm Dis 31:581-7. 2004
..of this study was to determine factors associated with syphilis among men who report sex with other men in New York City. DESIGN, SETTING AND STUDY SUBJECTS: We conducted a case-control study among 88 men who reported sex with men ..
- A recurring outbreak of Shigella sonnei among traditionally observant Jewish children in New York City: the risks of daycare and household transmission
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Epidemiol Infect 134:1231-6. 2006
..In February 2000, we investigated a S. sonnei outbreak in one Jewish community in New York City. To determine risk factors for introduction of infection into households, we conducted a cohort study of ..
- Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmokers nationally and in New York City
Jennifer A Ellis
Bureau of Tobacco Control, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 11:362-70. 2009
We describe smoking prevalence and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among adult nonsmokers in New York City (NYC) across key demographic strata and compare exposure estimates with those found nationally.
- Comparison of health and social characteristics of people leaving New York City jails by age, gender, and race/ethnicity: implications for public health interventions
Urban Public Health, Hunter College, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
Public Health Rep 122:733-43. 2007
We compared health and social needs by gender, age, and race/ ethnicity of people leaving New York City jails and assessed the implication of these differences for the development of jail reentry programs.
- Fatal inhalational anthrax with unknown source of exposure in a 61-year-old woman in New York City
Section of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, 100 E 77th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
JAMA 287:858-62. 2002
A 61-year-old woman who was a New York City hospital employee developed fatal inhalational anthrax, but with an unknown source of anthrax exposure...
- Emergence of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella species possessing the class A carbapenem-hydrolyzing KPC-2 and inhibitor-resistant TEM-30 beta-lactamases in New York City
Patricia A Bradford
Wyeth Research, Pearl River, NY, USA
Clin Infect Dis 39:55-60. 2004
Nineteen isolates of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella species were recovered from 7 hospitals in New York City. Most K. pneumoniae belonged to a single ribotype...
- Sexual practices of gay, bisexual, and other nonidentified MSM attending New York City gyms: patterns of serosorting, strategic positioning, and context selection
Perry N Halkitis
Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies CHIBPS, Department of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
J Sex Res 45:253-61. 2008
..of gay, bisexual, and other nonidentified men who have sex with men (MSM) who regularly attended gyms in New York City. Approximately 50% of the sample indicated sex with primary male partners, while 88% of the men had sexual ..
- Disparities in urban neighborhood conditions: evidence from GIS measures and field observation in New York City
Kathryn M Neckerman
Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
J Public Health Policy 30:S264-85. 2009
..This study compared poor and nonpoor neighborhoods in New York City, using geographic information systems measures constructed from public data for US census tracts within New ..
- Qualitative needs assessment of HIV services among Dominican, Mexican and Central American immigrant populations living in the New York City area
M G Shedlin
International and Immigrant Health Research, Institute for AIDS Research, NDRI, Inc New York, NY 10010, USA
AIDS Care 16:434-45. 2004
..The key elements for the provision of services to this population appear to be those that build on cultural norms and network human and institutional resources...
- The First International Consensus Summit for Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG), New York City, October 25-27, 2007
Obesity Surgery, 39 Bassano Rd, Toronto, ON M2N 2J9, Canada
Obes Surg 18:487-96. 2008
..A second-stage bariatric operation may be performed if necessary, with increased safety. Long-term results of LSG and further networking are anxiously awaited...
- Suicide among New York City police officers, 1977-1996
Peter M Marzuk
Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
Am J Psychiatry 159:2069-71. 2002
The authors assessed the suicide rates of New York City police officers during a recent period.
- Public-private collaboration for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis control in New York City
S S Munsiff
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NY 10007, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:639-48. 2006
..An urban tuberculosis control program where an enhanced multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) management plan coordinated care with multiple providers...
- Most positive HIV western blot tests do not diagnose new cases in New York City: implications for HIV testing programs
David B Hanna
HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:609-14. 2009
..To evaluate HIV testing efforts based on surveillance data...
- Gender differences in sexual behaviors, sexual partnerships, and HIV among drug users in New York City
Department of Epidemiology, Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, CIDER, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
AIDS Behav 10:707-15. 2006
..IDU was not associated with HIV. Prospective studies are needed to determine how gender-specific sexual behaviors/partnerships among drug users affect HIV acquisition...
- Socioeconomic factors and asthma hospitalization rates in New York City
Department of Community Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
J Asthma 36:343-50. 1999
..factors, we conducted an ecologic analysis using small geographical areas defined by postal zip code in New York City. Asthma hospitalization rates correlated with low median family income, percentage of minorities in the ..
- Acceptance of rapid HIV testing among medical inpatients in New York City
Charu L Jain
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10013, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:657-62. 2008
..This study examined patient acceptability of routine, voluntary HIV testing in a New York City hospital serving East Harlem, a diverse community with an HIV seroprevalence of 2.6%...
- Striving toward comprehensive HIV/AIDS surveillance: the view from New York City
Lucia V Torian
HIV Epidemiology Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, CN 44, New York, NY 10013, USA
Public Health Rep 122:4-6. 2007
- Prevalence of self-reported epilepsy in a multiracial and multiethnic community in New York City
Elizabeth A Kelvin
G H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
Epilepsy Res 77:141-50. 2007
To estimate the prevalence of epilepsy in a racially and ethnically diverse neighborhood in New York City.
- Ethnicity and gestational diabetes in New York City, 1995-2003
D A Savitz
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
BJOG 115:969-78. 2008
To characterise the patterns of occurrence of gestational diabetes among a wide range of ethnic groups that reside in New York City.
- Sexual behaviors and sexual risk in a prospective cohort of HIV-positive men and women in New York City, 1994-2002: implications for prevention
Angela A Aidala
Center for Applied Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 18:12-32. 2006
..This study of HIV-positive adults in New York City is the first examination of patterns of sexual behavior in a large, representative cohort of HIV-infected ..
- Factors associated with tuberculosis treatment interruption in New York City
Cynthia R Driver
Bureau of Tuberculosis Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 225 Broadway, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10007, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 11:361-8. 2005
..Large urban tuberculosis control program...
- In utero pesticide exposure, maternal paraoxonase activity, and head circumference
Gertrud S Berkowitz
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1172, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:388-91. 2004
..conducting a prospective, multiethnic cohort study of mothers and infants delivered at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. In this report we evaluate the effects of pesticide exposure on birth weight, length, head circumference, and ..
- Molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of carbapenem resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii endemic in New York City
Division of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn 11203, USA
Clin Infect Dis 37:214-20. 2003
- Evaluation of school absenteeism data for early outbreak detection, New York City
Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
BMC Public Health 5:105. 2005
..This paper describes an evaluation of the utility of school absenteeism data for early outbreak detection in New York City (NYC).
- Co-infection of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in New York City, United States
Jong Hun Kim
Center for Comprehensive Care, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 10th Ave, Suite 2T, New York 10019, USA
World J Gastroenterol 14:6689-93. 2008
..To study the prevalence and risk factors associated with triple infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/hepatitis B virus (HBV)/hepatitis C virus (HCV) in an urban clinic population...
- Demographic and behavioral factors associated with daily sugar-sweetened soda consumption in New York City adults
Colin D Rehm
Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
J Urban Health 85:375-85. 2008
..the relations of socioeconomic and behavioral factors to frequent consumption of sugar-sweetened soda among New York City (NYC) adults and the relation of frequent consumption to body mass index (BMI; kg/m(2))...
- Health behaviors of older Chinese adults living in New York City
Nina S Parikh
Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY 10010, USA
J Community Health 34:6-15. 2009
..We analyzed data from the 2003 New York City Chinese Health Survey (NYC CHS), the largest probability-based sample of Chinese immigrants residing in two ..
- Cough and bronchial responsiveness in firefighters at the World Trade Center site
David J Prezant
Bureau of Health Services, Fire Department of New York City, New York, USA
N Engl J Med 347:806-15. 2002
Workers from the Fire Department of New York City were exposed to a variety of inhaled materials during and after the collapse of the World Trade Center...
- World Trade Center "sarcoid-like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in New York City Fire Department rescue workers
Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Chest 131:1414-23. 2007
- Monitoring over-the-counter medication sales for early detection of disease outbreaks--New York City
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 54:41-6. 2005
..Since August 2002, the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has tracked OTC medication sales to enhance detection of ..
- Association between residential exposure to outdoor alcohol advertising and problem drinking among African American women in New York City
Naa Oyo A Kwate
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 99:228-30. 2009
..and current problem drinking among 139 African American women aged 21 to 49 years in Central Harlem, New York City. We found that exposure to advertisements was positively related to problem drinking (13% greater odds), even ..
- Prescription opioid use, misuse, and diversion among street drug users in New York City
W Rees Davis
National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 92:267-76. 2008
The use of heroin, cocaine, and other drugs is well researched in New York City, but prescription opioids (POs) have been overlooked...
- The association of immigration and acculturation attributes with oral health among immigrants in New York City
Gustavo D Cruz
New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 250 Park Avenue South, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
Am J Public Health 99:S474-80. 2009
..We examined associations between immigration and acculturation attributes and oral disease among immigrants...
- Race-ethnic disparities in the impact of stroke risk factors: the northern Manhattan stroke study
R L Sacco
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
Stroke 32:1725-31. 2001
..CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence, OR, and EF for stroke risk factors vary by race-ethnicity. These differences are crucial to the etiology of stroke, as well as to the design and implementation of stroke prevention programs...
- Effectiveness of respondent-driven sampling for recruiting drug users in New York City: findings from a pilot study
Abu S Abdul-Quader
Behavioral and Clinical Surveillance Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
J Urban Health 83:459-76. 2006
..study conducted to assess the effectiveness of RDS to recruit a large and diversified group of drug users in New York City. Beginning with eight seeds (i.e...
- Effect of prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on neurodevelopment in the first 3 years of life among inner-city children
Frederica P Perera
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Environ Health Perspect 114:1287-92. 2006
Our prospective cohort study of nonsmoking African-American and Dominican mothers and children in New York City is evaluating the role of prenatal exposure to urban pollutants, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) , ..
- Universal genotyping in tuberculosis control program, New York City, 2001-2003
Carla M Clark
Tuberculosis Control Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 225 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 12:719-24. 2006
In 2001, New York City implemented genotyping to its tuberculosis (TB) control activities by using IS6110 restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) and spoligotyping to type isolates from culture-positive TB patients...
- HIV incidence among injection drug users in New York City, 1990 to 2002: use of serologic test algorithm to assess expansion of HIV prevention services
Don C Des Jarlais
Beth Israel Medical Center, 1st Ave and 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1439-44. 2005
We sought to estimate HIV incidence among injection drug users (IDUs) in New York City from 1990 to 2002 to assess the impact of an expansion of syringe exchange services...
- Leisure-time physical activity and ischemic stroke risk: the Northern Manhattan Stroke Study
R L Sacco
Department of Neurology, Sergievsky Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
Stroke 29:380-7. 1998
..The objective of this study was to investigate the association between leisure-time physical activity and ischemic stroke in an urban, elderly, multiethnic population...
- Migration and HIV risk behaviors: Puerto Rican drug injectors in New York City and Puerto Rico
National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
Am J Public Health 93:812-6. 2003
We compared injection-related HIV risk behaviors of Puerto Rican current injection drug users (IDUs) living in New York City and in Puerto Rico who also had injected in the other location with those who had not.
- A biomonitoring study of lead, cadmium, and mercury in the blood of New York city adults
Division of Environmental Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10007, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:1435-41. 2007
We assessed the extent of exposure to lead, cadmium, and mercury in the New York City (NYC) adult population.
- Measuring and maximizing coverage in the World Trade Center Health Registry
RTI International, 230 W Monroe, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
Stat Med 26:1688-701. 2007
- Psychological reactions to terrorist attacks: findings from the National Study of Americans' Reactions to September 11
William E Schlenger
Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, Research Triangle Institute, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
JAMA 288:581-8. 2002
..The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, represent an unprecedented exposure to trauma in the United States...
- Tenant outcomes in supported housing and community residences in New York City
Carole E Siegel
Statistical Sciences and Services Research Division, Nathan S Kline Institute, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, New York 10962, USA
Psychiatr Serv 57:982-91. 2006
- Posttraumatic stress symptoms, PTSD, and risk factors among lower Manhattan residents 2-3 years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
J Trauma Stress 21:264-73. 2008
..In 2003-2004, the authors administered the PTSD Checklist to 11,037 adults who lived south of Canal Street in New York City on 9/11. The prevalence of probable PTSD was 12...
- Estimating the incidence of first unprovoked seizure and newly diagnosed epilepsy in the low-income urban community of Northern Manhattan, New York City
Emma K T Benn
Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Epilepsia 49:1431-9. 2008
To estimate the incidence and mortality associated with first unprovoked seizure or newly diagnosed epilepsy in a low-income, predominantly Hispanic community in Northern Manhattan, New York City.
- Trajectory and socioeconomic predictors of depression in a prospective study of residents of New York City
John R Beard
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
Ann Epidemiol 18:235-43. 2008
..We monitored symptoms of depression and assessed the factors associated with changing symptoms of depression in a population-based cohort over a 30 month period...
- Relationship between body mass index and adiposity in prepubertal children: ethnic and geographic comparisons between New York City and Jinan City (China)
Khursheed P Navder
Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, and Nutrition and Food Science in Urban Public Health Program, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 1111 Amsterdam Ave, Scrymser Bsmt, New York, New York 10025, USA
J Appl Physiol (1985) 107:488-93. 2009
..were Chinese from Jinan, Shandong, Mainland China, and 358 children were from various ethnic backgrounds in New York City (NYC): 121 Caucasians, 94 African Americans, and 143 Asians (Chinese and Korean)...
- Ambient metals, elemental carbon, and wheeze and cough in New York City children through 24 months of age
Molini M Patel
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:1107-13. 2009
..The effects of exposure to specific components of ambient fine particulate matter (PM(2.5)), including metals and elemental carbon (EC), have not been fully characterized in young children...