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Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children with no identified predisposing risk.
It is demonstrated that the prevalence of community-acquired MRSA among children without identified risk factors is increasing, and the spectrum of disease associated with MRSA isolation is defined. Expand
Measuring culture: a critical review of acculturation and health in Asian immigrant populations.
A critical review of the literature in three-health domains of acculturation on Asian immigrants provides insights into the diverse ways that the relationship between culture and health is measured in this complicated and growing literature. Expand
Trends in bariatric surgical procedures.
Findings suggest that use of bariatric surgical procedures increased substantially from 1998 to 2003, while rates of in-hospital complications were stable and length of stay decreased. Expand
Objectively measured sleep characteristics among early-middle-aged adults: the CARDIA study.
Time in bed, sleep latency, sleep duration, and sleep efficiency over 3 days for 669 participants at one of the four sites of the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study were measured. Expand
Self-Reported and Measured Sleep Duration: How Similar Are They?
In a population-based sample of middle-aged adults, subjective reports of habitual sleep are moderately correlated with actigraph-measured sleep, but are biased by systematic over-reporting. Expand
Birth outcomes for Arabic-named women in California before and after September 11
- D. Lauderdale
- 9 February 2006
The relative risk of poor birth outcomes was significantly elevated for Arabic-named women and not for any of the other groups, and this study explores whether there was an effect on birth outcomes for pregnant women of Arab descent. Expand
Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between objectively measured sleep duration and body mass index: the CARDIA Sleep Study.
- D. Lauderdale, K. Knutson, P. Rathouz, Lijing L. Yan, S. Hulley, Kiang Liu
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 October 2009
A cross-sectional association between sleep duration and BMI was confirmed using objective sleep measures, but the authors did not find that sleep predicted change in BMI. Expand
Exercise Capacity and the Risk of Death in Women: The St James Women Take Heart Project
This study confirms that exercise capacity is an independent predictor of death in asymptomatic women, greater than what has been previously established among men. Expand
Trends in the prevalence of short sleepers in the USA: 1975-2006.
The increase in the odds of short sleep over the past 31 years was significant among full-time workers only, and short sleepers in all employment categories spent more time on personal activities. Expand