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PUBH 8500 Advanced Biostatistics: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

PUBH 8500 Course Readings

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Ang, R. & Huan, V. (2006). Relationship between academic stress and suicidal ideation: Testing for depression as a mediator using multiple regression. Child Psychiatry Human Development, 37, 113-143.

Barnett, K., Mercer, S. Norbury, M. Watt, G., Wyke, S. & Guthrie, B.  (2012). Epidemiology of multimorbidity and implications for health care, research, and medical education: A cross-sectional study. Lancet, 380, 37-43

Cohen, H., Hailpern, S. & Alderman, M. (2008). Sodium intake and mortality follow-up in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Journal of General Internal Medicine, 23(9), 1297-1302.

Cui, H., Curz-Corea, M.,Giardiello, F., Hutcheon, D. Kafoneck, D., Brandenburg, S. Wu, Y. He, X. Powe, N. & Fienberg. Loss of IGF2 imprinting: A potential marker of colorectal cancer risk. Science, 299(5613), 1752-1755.

Ford, E. (1999). Body mass index, diabetes, and C-reactive protein among U.S. adults. Diabetes Care, 22(12), 1971- 1977.

Gregg, E., Cheng, Y. Sayday, S. Cowie, C. Garfield, S., Geiss, L. & Barker, L. (2012). Trends in death rates among U.S. adults with and without diabetes between 1997 and 2006: Findings from the National Health Interview Survey. Diabetes Care, 35, 1252-1257.

Hanaoka, T., Mita, K., Hiramoto, A, Suzuki, Y., Maruyama, S., Nakadate, T., Kishi, R., Okado, K. & Egusa, Y. (2010). Survival prognosis in Japanese with severe motor and intellectual disabilities living in public and private institutions between 1961 and 2003. Journal Epidemiology, 20(1). 77-81.

Hoeper, M. M., Markevych, I., Spiekerkoetter, E., Welte, T., & Niedermeyer, J. (2005). Goal-oriented treatment and combination therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension. European Respiratory Journal, 26(5), 858-863.

Khaw, K.T., Wareham, N., Bingham, S., Welch, A., Luben, R. & Day, N. (2008). Combined impact of health behaviours and mortality in men and women: The EPIC-Norfolk  Prospective Population Study. PLOS Medicine. 5(1). 39-47.

Krantz, M., Coronell, S., Whitley, E., Dale, R., Yost, J., Estacio, R. (2013). Effectiveness of a community health worker cardiovascular risk reduction program in public health and health care settings.   American Journal of Public Health, 103(1), 19-27.

Kwok, J., Langevin, S., Argiris, A., Grandis, J., Gooding, W. & Taioli, E. (2010). The impact of health insurance status on the survival of patients with head and neck cancer. Cancer, 116(2) 476-485.

Mendall, M., Goggin, P., Molineaux, N., Levy, J., Toosy, T., Schracham, D. Camm, A.J. & Norfield, T. (1994). Relation of Helicobacter pylori infection and coronary heart disease. Br Heart J. 71, 437-439

Quintana, J., Gonzalez, N., Bilbao, A., Aizpuru, F., Escobar, A., Esteban, C., San-Sebastian, J.A., de-la-Sierra, E. & Thompson, A. (2006). Predictors of patient satisfaction with hospital care. BMC Health Services Research. 6, 102-110.

Sterling, T., Vlahov, D., Astemborski, J., Hoover, D., Margolick J.  & Quinn, T. (2001).  Initial plasma HIV-1 RNA levels and progression to AIDS in women and men. New England Journal of Medicine, 344, 720-725.

Telke, S. E., & Eberly, L. E. (2011). Statistical hypothesis testing: Associating patient characteristics with an incident condition: Kaplan-Meier curves, hazard ratios, and Cox proportional hazards regression. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, 38(6), 621–626.

Weil, M., Bressler, J., Parsons, P. Bolla, K., Glass, T. & Schwartz, B. (2005). Blood mercury levels and neurobehavioral function. JAMA, 293(15). 1875-1882

Williamson, D., Madans, J., Anda, R., Kleinman, J. Giovino, G. & Byers, T. (1991). Smoking cessation and severity of weight gain in a national cohort. New England Journal of Medicine, 324(11), 739-745.

Other Readings

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