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Chronic Diseases and their Risk Factors: Additional Research

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1. Stern E, Winkleby MA, Greenland S. Pap testing and hysterectomy prevalence: A survey in communities with high and low cervical cancer rates. Am J Epidemiol. 1977;106:296-305.

2. Winkleby M, Stern E. Detection of cervical and breast cancer: a community based pilot study. Medical Care. 1979;17:304-13.

3. Ragland DR, Winkleby MA, Schwalbe J, Holman BL, Morse L, Syme SL, Fisher JM. Prevalence of hypertension in bus drivers. Int J Epidemiol. 1987;16(2):208-14.

4. Wallack L, Winkleby M. Primary prevention:  a new look at basic concepts. Soc Sci Med. 1987;25(8):923-30.

5. Winkleby MA, Ragland DR, Syme SL, Fisher JM. Heightened risk of hypertension among black males: the masking effects of covariables. Am J Epidemiol. 1988;128(5):1075-83.

6. Winkleby MA, Ragland DR, Fisher JM, Syme SL. Excess risk of sickness and disease in bus drivers: a review and synthesis of epidemiologic studies. Int J Epidemiol. 1988;17(2):255-62.

7. Winkleby MA, Ragland DR, Syme SL. Self-reported stressors and hypertension: evidence of an inverse association. Am J Epidemiol. 1988;127(1):124-34.

8. Ragland DR, Winkleby MA, Schwalbe J, Holman BL, Morse L, Syme SL, Fisher JM. Prevalence of hypertension in bus drivers. AAOHN J. 1989;37(2):71-8.

9. Fortmann SP, Winkleby MA, Flora JA, Haskell WL, Taylor CB. Effect of long-term community health education on blood pressure and hypertension control: the Stanford Five-City Project. Am J Epidemiol. 1990;132(4):629-46.

10. Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP, Barrett DC. Social class disparities in risk factors for disease: eight-year prevalence patterns by level of education. Prev Med. 1990;19(1):1-12.

11.  Frank E, Winkleby MA, Altman DG, Rockhill B, Fortmann SP. Predictors of physicians' smoking cessation advice. JAMA. 1991;266(22):3139-44.

12.  Jackson C, Winkleby MA, Flora JA, Fortmann SP. Use of educational resources for cardiovascular risk reduction in the Stanford Five-City Project. Am J Prev Med. 1991;7(2):82-8.

13. Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP, Rockhill B. Trends in cardiovascular risk factors by educational level: the Stanford Five-City Project. Prev Med. 1992;21(5):592-601.

14. Frank E, Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP, Rockhill B, Farquhar JW. Improved cholesterol-related knowledge and behavior and plasma cholesterol levels in adults during the 1980s. JAMA. 1992;268(12):1566-72.

15. Albright CL, Winkleby MA, Ragland DR, Fisher J, Syme SL. Job strain and prevalence of hypertension in a biracial population of urban bus drivers. Am J Public Health. 1992;82(7):984-9.

16. Winkleby MA, Jatulis DE, Frank E, Fortmann SP. Socioeconomic status and health: how education, income, and occupation contribute to risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Am J Public Health. 1992;82(6):816-20.

17. Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP, Rockhill B. Health-related risk factors in a sample of Hispanics and whites matched on sociodemographic characteristics: the Stanford Five-City Project. Am J Epidemiol. 1993;137(12):1365-75.

18. Fortmann SP, Taylor CB, Flora JA, Winkleby MA. Effect of community health education on plasma cholesterol levels and diet: the Stanford Five-City Project. Am J Epidemiol. 1993;137(10):1039-55.

19.  Williams EL, Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP. Changes in coronary heart disease risk factors in the 1980s: evidence of a male-female crossover effect with age. Am J Epidemiol. 1993;137(10):1056-67.

20. Frank E, Winkleby M, Fortmann SP, Rockhill B, Farquhar JW. Improvements in cholesterol-related knowledge and behavior and plasma cholesterol levels in youths during the 1980s. Am J Prev Med. 1993;9(3):168-74.

21. Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP, Rockhill B. Cigarette smoking trends in adolescents and young adults: the Stanford Five-City Project. Prev Med. 1993;22(3):325-34.

22. Frank E, Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP, Farquhar JW. Cardiovascular disease risk factors: improvements in knowledge and behavior in the 1980s. Am J Public Health. 1993;83(4):590-3.

23. Taylor CB, Jatulis DE, Winkleby MA, Rockhill BJ, Kraemer HC. Effects of life-style on body mass index change. Epidemiology. 1994;5(6):599-603.

24. Winkleby MA. The future of community-based cardiovascular disease intervention studies. Am J Public Health. 1994;84(9):1369-72.

25. Winkleby MA, Albright CL, Howard-Pitney B, Lin J, Fortmann SP. Hispanic/white differences in dietary fat intake among low educated adults and children. Prev Med. 1994;23(4):465-73.

26.  Winkleby MA, Flora JA, Kraemer HC. A community-based heart disease intervention: predictors of change. Am J Public Health. 1994;84(5):767-72.

27. Davis SK, Winkleby MA, Farquhar JW. Increasing disparity in knowledge of cardiovascular disease risk factors and risk-reduction strategies by socioeconomic status: implications for policymakers. Am J Prev Med. 1995;11(5):318-23.

28. Fortmann SP, Flora JA, Winkleby MA, Schooler C, Taylor CB, Farquhar JW. Community intervention trials: reflections on the Stanford Five-City Project Experience. Am J Epidemiol. 1995;142(6):576-86.

29. Winkleby MA, Schooler C, Kraemer HC, Lin J, Fortmann SP. Hispanic versus white smoking patterns by sex and level of education. Am J Epidemiol. 1995;142(4):410-8.

30. Gardner C, Winkleby MA, Viteri FE. Dietary intake patterns and acculturation levels of U.S. immigrant Hispanic men: A pilot study. Hisp J Behav Sci. 1995;17:347-61.

31. Winkleby MA, Taylor CB, Jatulis D, Fortmann SP. The long-term effects of a cardiovascular disease prevention trial: The Stanford Five-City Project. Am J Public Health. 1996;86(12):1773-9.

32. Winkleby MA, Gardner CD, Taylor CB. The influence of gender and socioeconomic factors on Hispanic/white differences in body mass index. Prev Med. 1996;25(2):203-11.

33. Winkleby MA, Kraemer H, Lin J, Jatulis D, Fortmann SP. Sociodemographic influences on Hispanic/White differences of blood pressure. Public Health Rep. 1996;111(Suppl. 2):30-2.

34. Winkleby MA. Accelerating cardiovascular risk factor change in ethnic minority and low socioeconomic groups. Ann Epidemiol. 1997;7(S7):S96-S103.

35. Winkleby MA, Feldman HA, Murray DM. Joint analysis of three U.S. community intervention trials for reduction of cardiovascular disease risk. J Clin Epidemiol. 1997;50(6):645-58.

36. Winkleby MA, Howard-Pitney B, Albright CA, Bruce B, Kraemer HC, Fortmann SP. Predicting achievement of a low-fat diet: a nutrition intervention for adults with low literacy skills. Prev Med. 1997;26(6):874-82.

37. Howard-Pitney B, Winkleby MA, Albright CL, Bruce B, Fortmann SP. The Stanford Nutrition Action Program: a dietary fat intervention for low literate adults. Am J Public Health. 1997;87(12):1971-6.

38. Albright CL, Bruce B, Howard-Pitney B, Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP. Development of a curriculum to lower dietary fat intake in a multiethnic population with low literacy skills. J Nutr Educ. 1997;28:215-23.

39. Winkleby MA, Ahn D. Blood pressure findings for Mexican-American women and men from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. BioMedicina. 1998;1:321-5.

40. Ribisl KM, Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP, Flora JA. The interplay of socioeconomic status and ethnicity on Hispanic and white men's cardiovascular disease risk and health communication patterns. Health Educ Res. 1998;13(3):407-17.

41. Mein S, Winkleby MA. Concerns and misconceptions about cardiovascular disease risk factors: a focus group evaluation with low income Hispanic women. Hisp J Behav Sci. 1998;20:192-211.

42. Winkleby MA, Kraemer HC, Ahn DK, Varady AN. Ethnic and socioeconomic differences in cardiovascular disease risk factors: findings for women from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. JAMA. 1998;280(4):356-62.

43. Winkleby MA, Cubbin C, Ahn DK, Kraemer HC. Pathways by which SES and ethnicity influence cardiovascular disease risk factors. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1999;896:191-209.

44. Winkleby MA, Robinson TN, Sundquist J, Kraemer HC. Ethnic variation in cardiovascular risk factors among children and young adults: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination, 1988-1994. JAMA. 1999;281(11):1006-13.

45. Sundquist J, Winkleby MA. Cardiovascular risk factors in Mexican American adults: a transcultural analysis of NHANES III, 1988-1994. Am J Public Health. 1999;89(5):723-30.

46. Gettleman L, Winkleby MA. Using focus groups to develop a heart disease prevention program for ethnically diverse, low-income women. J Commun Health. 2000;25(6):439-53.

47. Gardner CD, Winkleby MA, Fortmann SP. Population frequency distribution of non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey [NHANES III], 1988-1994). Am J Cardiol. 2000;86(3):299-304.

48. Dixon LB, Sundquist J, Winkleby MA. Differences in energy, nutrient, and food intakes in a U.S. sample of Mexican-American women and men: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. Am J Epidemiol. 2000;152(6):548-57.

49. Sundquist J, Winkleby MA. Country of birth, acculturation status and abdominal obesity in a national sample of Mexican-American women and men. Int J Epidemiol. 2000;29(3):470-7.

50. Kiernan M, Winkleby MA. Identifying patients for weight-loss treatment: an empirical evaluation of the NHLBI obesity education initiative expert panel treatment recommendations. Arch Intern Med. 2000;160(14):2169-76.

51. Behera SK, Winkleby MA, Collins R. Low awareness of cardiovascular disease risk among low-income African-American women. Am J Health Prom. 2000;14(5):301-5.

52. Winkleby MA, Feighery EC, Altman DA, Kole S, Tencati E. Engaging ethnically diverse teens in a substance use prevention advocacy program. Am J Health Prom. 2001;15(6):433-6.

53. Cubbin C, Hadden WC, Winkleby MA. Neighborhood context and cardiovascular disease risk factors: the contribution of material deprivation. Ethnicity Dis. 2001;11(4):687-700.

54. Dixon LB, Winkleby MA, Radimer KL. Dietary intakes and serum nutrients differ between adults from food-insufficient and food-sufficient families: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. J Nutr. 2001;131(4):1232-46.

55. Sundquist J, Winkleby MA, Pudaric S. Cardiovascular disease risk factors among older black, Mexican- American, and white women and men: an analysis of NHANES III, 1988- 1994. Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2001;49(2):109-16.

56. Kiernan M, Kraemer HC, Winkleby MA, King AC, Taylor CB. Do logistic regression and signal detection identify different subgroups at risk? Implications for the design of tailored interventions. Psychol Methods. 2001;6(1):35-48.

57. Collins R, Winkleby MA. African-American women and men at high and low risk for hypertension: a signal detection analysis of NHANES III, 1988-1994. Prev Med. 2002;35(4):303-12.

58. Rodriguez MA, Winkleby MA, Ahn D, Sundquist J, Kraemer HC. Identification of population subgroups of children and adolescents with high asthma prevalence: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002;156(3):269-75.

59. Howard-Pitney B, Winkleby MA. Chewing tobacco: who uses and who quits? Findings from NHANES III, 1988- 1994. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III. Am J Public Health. 2002;92(2):250-6.

60. Tencati E, Kole SL, Feighery E, Winkleby MA, Altman DA. Teens as advocates for substance use prevention: strategies for implementation. Health Prom Pract. 2002;3(1):18-29.

61. Winkleby MA, Snider J, Davis B, Jennings MG, Ahn DK. Cancer-related health behaviors and screening practices among Latinos: findings from a community and agricultural labor camp survey. Ethn Dis. 2003;13(3):376-86.

62. Winkleby MA, Cubbin C. Changing patterns in health behaviors and risk factors related to chronic diseases, 1990-2000. Am J Health Prom. 2004;19(1):19-27.

63. Winkleby MA, Feighery EC, Dunn M, Kole S, Ahn D, Killen J. Effects of an advocacy intervention to reduce smoking among teenagers. Arch Ped Adolesc Med. 2004;158(3):269-75.

64. Sundquist K, Winkleby M, Ahlen H, Johansson SE. Neighborhood socioeconomic environment and incidence of coronary heart disease: a follow-up study of 25,319 women and men in Sweden. Am J Epidemiol. 2004;159(7):655-62.

65. Benjamin EJ, Jessup M, Flack JM, Krumholz HM, Liu K, Nadkarni VM, Rhoades DA, Rodriguez BL, Scott RP, Taylor MP, Velazquez EJ, Winkleby MA. Discovering the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease: Minority Health Summit 2003: report of the Outcomes Writing Group. Circulation. 2005;111(10):e124-33.

66. Hubert HB, Snider J, Winkleby MA. Health status, health behaviors, and acculturation factors associated with overweight and obesity in Latinos from a community and agricultural labor camp survey. Prev Med. 2005;40(6):642-51.

67. Cubbin C, Winkleby MA. Protective and harmful effects of neighborhood-level deprivation on individual-level health knowledge, behavior changes, and risk of coronary heart disease. Am J Epidemiol. 2005;162(6):559-68.

68. Chuang YC, Cubbin C, Ahn D, Winkleby MA. Effects of neighborhood socioeconomic status and convenience store concentration on individual-level smoking. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2005;59(7):568-73.

69. Winkleby MA, Kim S, Urizar GG, Jr., Ahn D, Garcia Jennings M, Snider J. Ten-year changes in cancer-related health behaviors and screening practices among Latino women and men in California. Ethn Health. 2006;11(1):1-17.

70. Cubbin C, Sundquist K, Ahlén H, Johansson S-E, Winkleby M, Sundquist J. Neighborhood deprivation and cardiovascular disease risk factors: protective and harmful effects. Scand J Public Health. 2006;34(3)228-237.

71. Wang MC, Gonzalez AA, Ritchie LD, Winkleby MA. The neighborhood food environment: sources of historical data on retail food stores. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Activity. 2006;doi:10.1186/1479-5868-3-15.

72. Winkleby MA, Sundquist K, Cubbin C. Inequalities in CHD incidence and case fatality by neighborhood deprivation. Am J Prev Med. 2007;32(2)97-106.

73. Yen IH, Scherzer T, Cubbin C, Gonzales A, Winkleby MA. Women's perceptions of neighborhood resources and hazards related to chronic disease risk factors: focus group results from three economically contrasting neighborhoods. Am J Health Prom. 2007; in press.



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