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The prevalence and geographic distribution of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in the United States.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Previous US studies of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) prevalence have sampled small, geographically restricted populations and may not be generalizable to the entire nation. ThisExpand
Sociodemographic predictors of antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms among women in a medical group practice
Objective: Data are scarce regarding the sociodemographic predictors of antenatal and postpartum depression. This study investigated whether race/ethnicity, age, finances, and partnership status wereExpand
Incidence of erectile dysfunction in men 40 to 69 years old: longitudinal results from the Massachusetts male aging study.
PURPOSE We estimated the incidence of erectile dysfunction in men 40 to 69 years old at study entry during an average 8.8-year followup, and determined how risk varied with age, socioeconomic statusExpand
A nearly continuous measure of birth weight for gestational age using a United States national reference
BackgroundFully understanding the determinants and sequelae of fetal growth requires a continuous measure of birth weight adjusted for gestational age. Published United States reference data,Expand
Predictors of change in physical activity during and after pregnancy: Project Viva.
BACKGROUND Few studies document longitudinal changes in physical activity from prepregnancy to the postpartum period. METHODS This study estimated change in self-reported leisure-time physicalExpand
Maternal Fish Consumption, Hair Mercury, and Infant Cognition in a U.S. Cohort
Fish and other seafood may contain organic mercury but also beneficial nutrients such as n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. We endeavored to study whether maternal fish consumption during pregnancyExpand
Dietary quality during pregnancy varies by maternal characteristics in Project Viva: a US cohort.
BACKGROUND Maternal diet may influence outcomes of pregnancy and childhood, but data on correlates of food and nutrient intake during pregnancy are scarce. OBJECTIVE To examine relationshipsExpand
Targeted versus universal decolonization to prevent ICU infection.
BACKGROUND Both targeted decolonization and universal decolonization of patients in intensive care units (ICUs) are candidate strategies to prevent health care-associated infections, particularlyExpand
Erectile dysfunction and coronary risk factors: prospective results from the Massachusetts male aging study.
BACKGROUND Erectile dysfunction (ED), a wide spread and troublesome condition among middle-aged men, is partly vascular in origin. In the Massachusetts Male Aging Study, a random-sample cohort study,Expand
Gestational weight gain and child adiposity at age 3 years.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the associations of gestational weight gain with child adiposity. STUDY DESIGN Using multivariable regression, we studied associations of totalExpand