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Excess deaths associated with underweight, overweight, and obesity.
CONTEXT As the prevalence of obesity increases in the United States, concern over the association of body weight with excess mortality has also increased. OBJECTIVE To estimate deaths associatedExpand
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Prevalence of oral HPV infection in the United States, 2009-2010.
CONTEXT Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the principal cause of a distinct form of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma that is increasing in incidence among men in the United States.Expand
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Association of all-cause mortality with overweight and obesity using standard body mass index categories: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
IMPORTANCE Estimates of the relative mortality risks associated with normal weight, overweight, and obesity may help to inform decision making in the clinical setting. OBJECTIVE To perform aExpand
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Statistical validation of intermediate endpoints for chronic diseases.
We discuss the implementation of a criterion due to Prentice for the statistical validation of intermediate endpoints for chronic disease. The criterion involves examining in a cohort or interventionExpand
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Cause-specific excess deaths associated with underweight, overweight, and obesity.
CONTEXT The association of body mass index (BMI) with cause-specific mortality has not been reported for the US population. OBJECTIVE To estimate cause-specific excess deaths associated withExpand
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A prospective study of diet quality and mortality in women.
CONTEXT Most studies of diet and health care have focused on the role of single nutrients, foods, or food groups in disease prevention or promotion. Few studies have addressed the health effects ofExpand
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Analysis of Health Surveys: Korn/Analysis
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Risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States: a population-based case-control study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas are rare and highly malignant cancers of the bile duct. Although the incidence of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ECC) hasExpand
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A large prospective study of meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: an investigation of potential mechanisms underlying this association.
Although the relation between red and processed meat intake and colorectal cancer has been reported in several epidemiologic studies, very few investigated the potential mechanisms. This studyExpand
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Comparisons of percentage body fat, body mass index, waist circumference, and waist-stature ratio in adults.
BACKGROUND Body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and the waist-stature ratio (WSR) are considered to be possible proxies for adiposity. OBJECTIVE The objective was to investigate theExpand
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