Low level exposure to cadmium increases the risk of chronic kidney disease: analysis of the NHANES 1999-2006
- Are You Aware? Quick Facts About Kidney Disease. // Tennessee Tribune;1/21/2016, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p8B
The article discusses the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) which shows the estimated percentage of people with kidney disease in the U.S.
- High Salt Intake Cuts CKD Risk. Charnow, Jody A. // Renal & Urology News;Jan2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
The article presents the findings of a study of individuals aged 18 years or older who participated in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey which reveals the potential of high dietary salt intake to decrease the risk of risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
- Body Mass Index, Weight Change, and Incidence of Self-Reported Physician-Diagnosed Arthritis Among Women. Sahyoun, Nadine R.; Hochberg, Marc C.; Helinick, Charles G.; Harris, Tamara; Pamuk, Elsie R. // American Journal of Public Health;Mar1999, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p391
Objectives. This study examined the relationship between body mass index (BMI), weight change, and arthritis in women. Methods. Data were taken from the 1982-1984 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-Up Study of 3617 women, aged 25 to 74 years. Results. Women...
- The Weights and Heights of Mexican-American Adolescents: The Accuracy of Self-Reports. Davis, Harold; Gergen, Peter J. // American Journal of Public Health;Mar1994, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p459
The accuracy of Mexican-American adolescents' self-reported weights, heights, and body mass indexes was evaluated with data from the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. On average, adolescents with low measured body mass indexes and high measured body mass indexes overestimated and...
- Risk for disability increased in older obese population. Haigh, Christen // Endocrine Today;1/10/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p38
This article discusses research being done on the changing relationship of obesity and disability. It references a study by D. E. Alley and V. W. Chang, published in a 2007 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association." The researchers examined data from adults enrolled in the...
- Health Characteristics of U.S. Adults by Body Mass Index Category: Results from NHANES 1999-2002. McDowell, Margaret A.; Hughes, Jeffery P.; Borrud, Lori G. // Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 121 Issue 1, p67
Objectives. We examined self-reported health characteristics, health care utilization, activity patterns, and demographic characteristics of U.S. adults 20 years and over by body mass index (BMI) category. We hypothesized that overweight and obese adults would report fair/poor health more often,...
- Length of Hospital Stays Among Obese Individuals. Zizza, Claire; Herring, Amy H.; Stevens, June; Popkin, Barry M. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep2004, Vol. 94 Issue 9, p1587
Objectives. We examined lengths of hospital stay among individuals categorized according to weight status. Methods. We used data from the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Followup Survey to estimate length-of-stay differences. Results. Individuals with body...
- QuickStats. Sarafrazi, Neda; Frenk, Steven M. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/29/2014, Vol. 63 Issue 34, p762
A chart is presented that highlights weight perception recorded among children aged 8 to 15 years, based on the results of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) conducted in the U.S. from 2005 to 2012.
- Use of self-reported height and weight biases the body mass index-mortality association. Keith, S. W.; Fontaine, K. R.; Pajewski, N. M.; Mehta, T.; Allison, D. B. // International Journal of Obesity;Mar2011, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p401
Background:Many large-scale epidemiological data sources used to evaluate the body mass index (BMI: kg/m2) mortality association have relied on BMI derived from self-reported height and weight. Although measured BMI (BMIM) and self-reported BMI (BMISR) correlate highly, self-reports are...