Jong Hyuk Choi

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Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan; Department of Preventive Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan; Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon; Division of Epidemiology and Health Index, Center for Genome Science, Korea Centers for(More)
Most cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) infection in Korea (outbreak: May 11-July 4, 2015) occurred in hospital settings, with uncertain transmission modes in some cases. We performed an in-depth investigation epidemiological survey on the 178th case to determine the precise mode of transmission. A 29- year-old man living in Pyeongtaek(More)
OBJECTIVES A stable follow-up participation rate is a very important factor for validity in a cohort study. This study analyzed the factors that affect the participation rate at one hospital-based birth cohort in South Korean. METHODS The participants were recruited from the Mothers' and Children's Environmental Health study between 2006 and 2010. The(More)
Recently several studies reported that the renal toxicity of lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd) may exist in even a low level exposure. In terms of the deterioration of tubular function, it affects the loss of divalent metals and leads to other complications, so renal tubular effect of heavy metals should be well managed. Considering the exposure to heavy metals in(More)
OBJECTIVES No children-specified review and meta-analysis paper about the short-term effect of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) on hospital admissions and emergency department visits for asthma has been published. We calculated more precise pooled effect estimates on this topic and evaluated the variation in effect size according to the differences in study(More)
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