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Women’s Health

Journal Articles

Gage JC, Ferreccio C, Gonzales M, Arroyo R, Huivin M, Robles SC. Follow-up care of women with an abnormal cytology in a low-resource setting. Cancer Detect Prev. 2003;27(6):466-471.

Schwartz RM, Muri JH, Overpeck MD, Pezzullo JC, Kogan MD. Use of high technology care among women with high risk pregnancies in the United States. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2000;4:7-18.

Yu SM, Park CH, Schwalberg R. Factors associated with smoking cessation among U.S. pregnant women. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2002; 6:89-97.

Yu SM, Huang ZJ, Schwalberg RH, Kogan MD. Parental awareness of health and community resources among U.S. immigrant families. Maternal and Child Health Journal. In press, 2005.

Yu SM, Kogan MD, Huang ZJ. Vitamin-mineral supplement use in US women, 2000. Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association, 2003;58(3):157-64.

Yu SM, Ghandour RM, Huang ZJ. Herbal supplement use among US women, 2000. Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association, 2004;59(1):17-24.

Book Chapter

Overpeck MD. Epidemiology of Infanticide. In: (Spinelli (Ed), Infanticide: Psychiatric and Legal Perspectives on Mothers Who Kill, Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. 2003.

Perinatal Health

Alexander GR, Kogan MD, Nabukera S. Racial differences in prenatal care use in the United States: are the disparities decreasing? American Journal of Public Health 2002; 92(12): 1970-1976.

Alexander GR, Kogan MD, Bader D, Carlo W, Allen M, Mor J. United States birthweight-gestational age-specific neonatal mortality, 1995-1997: Rates for whites, Hispanics, and African-Americans. Pediatrics 2003; 111: e61-66.

Alexander GR, Kogan MD, Himes JH. 1994-6 U.S. singleton birth weight percentiles for gestational age by race, Hispanic origin, and gender. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2000;3(4):225-233.

Blackmore-Prince C, Kieke B, Kugaraj KA, Ferre C, Elam-Evans LD, Krulewitch CJ, Gaudino JA, Overpeck MD. Racial differences in the patterns of preterm delivery in the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2000;3:190-197.

Blondel B, Kogan MD, Alexander GR, Dattani N, Kramer MS, Macfarlane A, Wen SW. The impact of the increasing number of multiple births on the rates of preterm birth and low birthweight: an international study. American Journal of Public Health 2002;92(8):1323-1330.

Blondel B, Kogan MD, Alexander GR, Kramer MS, Wen SW. The impact of the increasing number of multiple births on the indicators of pregnancy outcome. Twin Research 2001; 4(3):172.

Demissie K, Rhoads GG, Ananth CV, Alexander GR, Kramer MS, Kogan MD, Joseph KS. Trends in preterm birth and neonatal mortality among blacks and whites in the United States from 1989-1996. American Journal of Epidemiology 2001;154(4):307-315.

Eaton AP, Huang ZJ. Invited Commentary on "Effects of a law against early postpartum discharge on newborn follow-up, adverse events and HMO expenditure" (Madden, JM, Sownerai, SB, Lieu, TA et al: N Egl J Med 347; 2031-2038, 2002). Yearbook of Pediatrics, 2004.

Hediger ML, Overpeck MD, Ruan WJ, Trundle JF. Birthweight and gestational age effects on motor and social development. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2002;16:33-46.

Kogan MD, Alexander GR, Kotelchuck M, MacDorman MF, Buekens P, Papiernik E. A comparison of risk factors for twin preterm birth in the United States between 1981-82 and 1996-97. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2002:6(1):29-35.

Kogan MD, Alexander GR, Kotelchuck M, MacDorman MF, Buekens P, Martin JA, Papiernik E. Trends in twin birth outcomes and intensive prenatal care utilization in the United States, 1981-1997. Journal of the American Medical Association 2000; 283:335-341.

Lu MC, Prentice J, Yu SM, Inkelas M, Lange LO, Halfon N. Childbirth education classes: sociodemographic disparities in attendance and the association of attendance with breastfeeding initiation. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2003;7(2):87-93.

Schieve LA, Cogswell ME, Scanlon KS, Perry G, Ferre C, Blackmore-Prince C, Yu SM, Rosenberg D. Prepregnancy body mass index and pregnancy weight gain: associations with preterm delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2000; 96:194-2000.

Singh GK, Kogan MD. 2007. “Persistent Socioeconomic Disparities in Infant, Neonatal, and Postneonatal Mortality Rates in the United States, 1969-2001. Pediatrics. 119(4):e1-e12.

Vahratian A, Buekens P, Bennett TA, Meyer RE, Kogan MD, Yu SM. Preterm delivery rates in North Carolina: Are they really declining among non-Hispanic African Americans? American Journal of Epidemiology 2004; 159(1): 59-63.

Yu SM, Alexander GR, Schwalberg R, Kogan MD. Prenatal care utilization among selected Asian-American groups. American Journal of Public Health 2001; 91(11):1865-1868.

Children with Special Health Care Needs

Denboba D, McPherson MG, Kenney MK, Strickland B, Newacheck PW. Progress in achieving family and provider partnerships for children with special health care needs. Pediatrics, 2006;118(4):1607-1615.

Honberg L, McPherson M, Strickland B, Gage JC, Newacheck PW. Assuring Adequate Health Insurance: Results of the National Survey of Children With Special Health Care Needs. Pediatrics. 2005; 115(5):1233-1239.

Huang ZJ, Kogan MD, Yu SM, Strickland B. Delayed or forgone care among children with special health care needs: an analysis of the 2001 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs. Ambulatory Pediatrics, 2005 Jan-Feb;5(1):60-7.

Kenney MK, Barac-Cikoja D, Finnegan K, Jeffries N, Ludlow CL. Speech perception and short-term memory deficits in persistent developmental speech disorder. Brain Lang. 2006 Feb;96(2):178-90

Kogan MD, van Dyck PC. The National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs: Using state-level data to improve systems of care for children. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2005 Supp 9(2): S1-S130.

Kogan MD, Newacheck PW, Honberg L, Strickland B. The association between underinsurance and access to care among children with special health care needs in the United States. Pediatrics, 2005;116(5):1-8.

Strickland B, McPherson M, Weissman G, van Dyck P, Huang ZJ, Newacheck P.
Access to the Medical Home: Results of the National Survey of Children With Special Health Care Needs. Pediatrics 2004; 113: 1485-1492.

van Dyck PC, Kogan MD, McPherson M, Weissman G, Newacheck P. Prevalence and characteristics of children with special health care needs. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 2004 Sep;158(9):884-90.

Yu SM, Nyman RM, Kogan MD, Huang ZJ, Schwalberg RH. Parent’s language of interview and access to care for children with special health care needs. Ambulatory Pediatrics, 2004;4(2):181-187.

Child & Adolescent Health

Brenner RA, Trumble AC, Smith GA, Kessler EP, Overpeck MD. Where children drown, United States, 1995. Pediatrics 2001;108:85-89.

Due P, Holstein B, Lynch J, Diderichsen F, NicGabhain S, Scheidt P, Currie C, Overpeck M as part of The Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Bullying Working Group. Bullying and symptoms among school-aged children: international comparative cross sectional study in 28 countries. The European Journal of Public Health Advance Access; March 8, 2005: 1-5

Gage JC, Overpeck MD, Nansel TR, Kogan MD. Peer activity in the evenings and participation in aggressive and problem behaviors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2005 Dec;37(6):517-21.

Ghandour RM, Overpeck MD, Huang ZJ, Kogan MD, Scheidt PC. Headache, stomachache, tiredness, and feeling low: Associations of somatic symptoms with biological and psychosocial factors in US teenage girls. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2004;158(8):797-803.

Hediger ML, Overpeck MD, Kuczmarski RJ, Ruan WJ. Association between infant breastfeeding and overweight in young children. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2001;285(19):2453-60.

Hediger ML, Overpeck MD, Kuczmarski RJ, Ruan WJ. Response to letter to editor about association between infant breastfeeding and overweight in young children. Journal of the American Medical Association 2002;72:159-172.

Hediger ML, Overpeck MD, Ruan WJ, Trundle JF. Infant feeding and growth status of US-born infants and children, ages 4 to 71 mo: analyses from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Am J Clinical Nutrition 2002;72:159-167.

Huang ZJ, Yu SM, Ledsky R. Health status and health service access and use among children in U.S. immigrant families. Am J Public Health. 2006 Apr;96(4):634-40.

Inkelas M, Newacheck PW, Olson LM, Park CH, Halfon N. Continuity of primary care clinician in early childhood. Pediatrics, 2004 Jun;113(6 Suppl):1917-25.

Klein K, Thompson D, Scheidt PC, Overpeck MD, Gross LA, Pederson M, and the HBSC International Investigators. Multi-national comparison of bicycle helmet use among young adolescents. Injury Prevention, accepted for publication.

Kogan MD, Newacheck PW. Introduction to the special volume of papers on national and state-specific findings from the National Survey of Children’s Health. Pediatrics. 2007;117:S1-S4.

Kogan MD, Overpeck MD, Hoffman HJ, Casselbrant ML. Factors associated with tympanostomy tube insertion among preschool-aged children in the United States. American Journal of Public Health 2000;90(2):245-250.

Lissau I, Overpeck M, Ruan WJ, Due P, Holstein B. Body mass index, and overweight in adolescents in 13 European countries, Israel, and the United States. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 2004 Jan; 158(1):27-33.

Linzer DS, Lloyd-Puryear MA, Mann M, Kogan MD. Evolution of a child health profile initiative. Public Health Management and Practice, 2004; November(Suppl):s16-23.

Mazur J, Scheidt PC, Overpeck MD. Adolescent injuries in relation to economic status: An international perspective. Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion 2002.

Nansel TR, Craig W, Overpeck MD, et al. Cross-national consistency in the relationship between bullying behaviors and psychosocial adjustment. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004; Aug; 158(8):730-6.

Nansel TR, Overpeck MD, Haynie DL, Ruan WJ, Scheidt PC. Relationships between bullying and violence among US youth. Archives of Pedicatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2003 Apr; 157(4):348-353.

Nansel TR, Overpeck MD, Pilla RS, Ruan WJ. Bullying behaviors among US youth: Prevalence and association with psychosocial adjustment. Journal of the American Medical Association 2001;285:2094-2100.

Nansel TR, Overpeck MD, Ruan WJ, Simons-Morton B, Scheidt PC. Association between bullying and violence among U.S. adolescents. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2003;4(157):348-353.

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Early Child Care Research Network (Overpeck MD). Child care and common communicable illnesses. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001;155:481-488.

Orbeta R, Overpeck MD, Ramcharran D, Kogan MD. Association between high caffeine intake and sleep difficulties in a national sample of adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2006;38(4):451-453.

Overpeck MD, Brenner RA, Cosgrove C, Trumble AC, Kochanek K, MacDorman M. Risk factors associated with national under ascertainment of infant deaths that occur suddenly and unexpectedly. Pediatrics 2002;109:274-283.

Overpeck MD, Hediger ML, Ruan WJ, Davis WW, Maurer KR, Troendle JF, Kucamarski RJ. Stature, weight and body mass among young U.S. children born at full term with appropriate birth weights. J Pediatrics 2000;137:205-213.

Park CH, Kogan MD, Overpeck MD, Casselbrant ML. Black-white differences in health care utilization among children with frequent ear infections. Pediatrics 2002;109(5).

Pickett W, Schmid H, Boyce WF, Simpson K, Scheidt PC, Mazur J, Molcho M, King MA, Godeau E, Overpeck M, Aszmann A, Harel Y. Multiple risk behavior and injury: An international analysis of young people. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2002; 156(8):786-793.

Saluja G, Iachan R, Scheidt PC, Overpeck M, Sun W, Giedd JN. Prevalence and risk factors for depression among young adolescents. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 2004; 158:760-765.

Scheidt PC, Smith-Khuri E, Overpeck MD, Iachan R, NicGiobhan S, Garpar de Matos M, Maser M, Harel Y, Marklund U. A cross-national study of violence-related behaviors in adolescents. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 2004 Jun;158(6):539-44

Scheidt PC, Overpeck MD, Trifiletti LB, Cheng T. Child and adolescent injury research in 1998: A summary of abstracts submitted to APA and APHA. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2000 May;154(5):442-5.

Singh GK, Kogan MD, Dee DL. 2007. “Nativity/Immigrant Status, Race/Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Determinants of Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration in the United States, 2003. Pediatrics. 119(1):S38-S46.

Singh GK, Kogan MD. 2007. “Widening Socioeconomic Disparities in US Childhood Mortality, 1969-2000.” American Journal of Public Health. 97(9).

Smith-Khouri E, Iachan R, Scheidt PC, Overpeck MD and the International Violence Study Group. A cross-national study of violence-related behaviors in adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004;158:539-544.

Tingle R, Overpeck MD, Ramcharran D, Kogan MD. Association between high caffeine intake and sleep difficulties in a national sample of US adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, In press, May 2005.

Torsheim T, Currie C, Boyce W, Kalnins I, Overpeck M and Haugland S. Material deprivation and self-rated health: a multilevel study of adolescents from 22 European and North American countries. Social Science & Medicine, 2004;59:1-12

Torsheim T, Ravens-Sieberer, Hetland J, Valimaa R, Danielson M, Overpeck M. Gender differences in recurrent health complaints: Consistency and variation across 29 European and North American countries. Social Science and Medicine. In Press, 2005.

van Dyck PC, Kogan MD, Heppel D, Blumberg SJ, Cynamon ML, Newacheck PW. The National Survey of Children’s Health: A new data resource. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2004;8(3):183-188.

Vladutiu CJ, Nansel TR, Weaver NL, Jacobsen HA, Kreuter MW. Differential strength of association of child injury prevention attitudes and beliefs on practices: a case for audience segmentation. Injury prevention 2006 Feb;12(1):35-40.

Yu SM, Bellamy HA, Schwalberg RH, Drum MA. Factors associated with use of preventive dental and health services among U.S. adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health 2001;29:295-305.

Yu SM, Huang J, Schwalberg R, Overpeck M, Kogan MD. Language spoken at home and health issues among US Asian adolescents. Journal of School Health 2002; 72:192-198.

Yu SM, Huang ZJ, Schwalberg R, Overpeck M, Kogan MD. Acculturation, and the health and well-being of US immigrant adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health 2003; 33(6):479-488

Yu SM, Bellamy H, Kogan M, Dunbar J, Schwalberg R, Schuster M. Factors that influence receipt of recommended preventive pediatric and dental care. Pediatrics 2002; 110(6):e73-77.

Yu SM, Huang ZJ, Singh GK. Health status, health services access and utilization among U.S. Chinese, Asian Indian, Filipino, and other Asian/Pacific Islander children. Pediatrics, 2004;113(1):101-107.

Book Chapters

MacTurk RH, Hoffman HJ, Overpeck MD, Jackson E. Risk factors for frequent ear infections in U.S. children: Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). In: Recent Advances in Otitis Media. 2003.

Mazur J, Scheidt PC, Overpeck MD, Harel Y, Molcho M.. Adolescent injuries in relation to economic status: An international perspective. In: W.H.J. Rogmans, F.Briand (ed.) Proceedings of the European Community Organization for Social Analysis. Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 2001.

Overpeck MD, Pickett W, King, MA, et al. Application of the ICECI Classification of External Causes of Injury to the WHO Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Survey. In: Proceedings of the International Collaborative Effort on Injury Statistics, Vol III. Hyattsville, MD: DHHS Pub No. PHS-00-1026-0, 2000.

Scheidt PC, Overpeck MD, Wyatt W, Aszmann A. Adolescents= general health and wellbeing. In: Health and Health Behaviour among Young People. Geneva: Who Health Series: Policy for Children and Adolescents Issue No. 1., 2000.

van Dyck P, Kogan MD. Maternal and Child Health in the United States: Where we are and where we need to go. In: Wallace H. (ed): The Health and Social Care of Women, Infants and Children in America, 2003.

Other

Alexander GR, Kogan MD. The expanding role of MCH epidemiologists: Evolving job description, tasks and skill areas, and sources of training support. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2005;9(2):121-123.

Brenner RA, Scheidt PC, Rossi MW, Cheng TL, Overpeck MD, Benning DA, Wright JL, Kavee JD Boyle KE. Injury surveillance in emergency departments: Design, implementation and analysis. Am J Emergency Medicine 2002;20(3):181-187.

Burt CW, Overpeck MD. Emergency visits for sport-related injuries in the United States. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2001;37:301-308.

Kogan MD, Park CH, Yu SM, Olsen L, Bethell C, Halfon N, Hochstein M, Schuster M. Gaps in psychosocial assessments between what providers ask about and what parents want. Pediatrics. 2004;113(6 Suppl):1934-1943.

Park CH. Prevalence of employer self-insured health benefits: National and State variation. Medical Care Research and Review 2000;57(3):340-360.

Singh GK, Hiatt RA. 2006. “Trends and Disparities in Socioeconomic and Behavioral Characteristics, Life Expectancy, and Cause-Specific Mortality of Native-Born and Foreign-Born Populations in the United States, 1979-2003. International Journal of Epidemiology. 35(4): 903-919.

Singh GK, Siahpush M. 2006. “Widening Socioeconomic Inequalities in US Life Expectancy, 1980-2000. International Journal of Epidemiology. 35(4): 969-979.

Zeni MB, Kogan MD. The use of population-based health databases: an important resource for public health. Nursing Outlook;2007:55(1):20-30.