Biostatistics Publications: 2019

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Publications of 2019

Harrison LJ, Chen T, Wang R. Power calculation for cross-sectional stepped wedge cluster randomized trials with variable cluster sizes [published online ahead of print, 2019 Oct 18]. Biometrics. 2019;10.1111/biom.13164. doi:10.1111/biom.13164

Wharam JF, Zhang F, Wallace J, Lu C, Earle C, Soumerai S, Nekhlyudov L, Ross-Degnan D,  Vulnerable And Less Vulnerable Women In High-Deductible Health Plans Experienced Delayed Breast Cancer Care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 Mar;38(3):408-415 PMID: 30830830

Haffajee RL, Mello MM, Zhang F, Busch AB, Zaslavsky AM, Wharam JF. Association of Federal Mental Health Parity Legislation With Health Care Use and Spending Among High Utilizers of Services. Med Care. 2019 Apr;57(4):245-255. PMID: 30807450

Lewis KH, Arterburn DE, Zhang F, Callaway K, Wallace J, Fernandez A, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Comparative Effectiveness of Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Roux en y Gastric Bypass for Diabetes Treatment: A Claims-based Cohort Study. Ann. Surg. 2019 June; PMID: 31205064

Liu, W., Haran, J.P., Ash, A.S., Allison J.J., Ye, S., Tjia, J., Bucci, V., Zhang, B. (2019) High-dimensional causal mediation analysis with a large number of mediators clumping at zero at assess the contribution of the microbiome to the risk of bacterial pathogen colonization in order adults. Current Bioinformatics, published online before print, DOI: 10.2174/1574893614666191115123219

Kang, L., Gu, H., Ye, S., Xu, B., Jing, K., Zhang, N., Zhang, B. (2019) Rural-urban disparities in caesarean section rates in minority areas in China: Evidence from electronic health records. Journal of International Medical Research, published online before print, DOI: 10.1016/j.conctc.2019.100436

Drobnyk W, Rocco K, Davidson S, Bruce S, Zhang F, Soumerai SB. Sensory Integration and Functional Reaching in Children With Rett Syndrome/Rett-Related Disorders. Clin Med Insights Pediatr. 2019 Aug; 13. PMID: 31488957.

Liu, Y., Ye, S., Xiao, X., Zhou, T., Yang, S., Wang, G., Sun, C., Zhang, B., Wang, G. (2019) Association of diabetes mellitus with hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infection: Evidence from an epidemiology study. Infection and Drug Resistance, Volume 12, Pages 2875-2883. DOI: 10.2147/IDR.S218536

Zhang, B., Ye, S., Shankara, S.B., Zhang, H., Zheng, Q. (2019). Neutral diagnosis: An innovative concept for medical device trials. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, Volume 16, Pages 100436. DOI: 10.1177/0300060519877996

Madden JM, Shetty PS, Zhang F, Briesacher BA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Galbraith AA. Risk Factors Associated With Food Insecurity in the Medicare Population. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Sept. PMID: 31566656.

Ye, S., Liang, Y., Ahmad, A.I. (2019). Orthogonal series density estimation for complex surveys. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, Volume 31, Issue 2, Pages 469-481. DOI: 10.1080/10485252.2019.1585539

Petimar J, Zhang F, Cleveland LP, Simon D, Gortmaker SL, Polacsek M, Bleich SN, Rimm EB, Roberto CA, Block JP. Estimating the effect of calorie menu labeling on calories purchased in a large restaurant franchise in the southern United States: quasi-experimental study. BMJ. 2019 Oct. PMID: 31666218.

Finkelstein J, Raebel M, Nordin J, Lakoma M, Young J. Trends in outpatient antibiotic use in three health plans. Pediatrics. 2019; 143(1). pii:e20181259.

Dee EC, Hsu KK, Kruskal BA, Menchaca JT, Zambarano B, Cocoros N, Herrick B, Weiss MD, Hafter E, Erani D, Josephson M, Young J, Torrone EA, Flagg EW, Klompas M. Temporal patterns in Chlamydia Repeat Testing in Massachusetts.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2019; 56(3): 458-463.

Heerman WJ, Daley MF, Boone-Heinonen J, Rifas-Shiman SL, Bailey LC, Forrest CB, Young JG, Gillman MW, Horgan CE, Janicke DM, Jenter C, Kharbanda EO, Lunsford D, Messito MJ, Toh S, Block JP; PCORnet Antibiotics and Childhood Growth Study Group. Maternal antibiotic use during pregnancy and childhood obesity at age 5 years. International Journal of Obesity (London). 2019; 43(6):1202-1209.

Derks IPM, Hivert MF, Rifas-Shiman SL, Gingras V, Young JG, Jansen PW, Oken E. Associations of prenatal exposure to impaired glucose tolerance with eating in the absence of hunger in early adolescence.  International Journal of Obesity (London). 2019; 43(10):1903-1913.

Rokoff LB, Rifas-Shiman SL, Switkowski KM, Young JG, Rosen CJ, Oken E, Fleisch AF.  Body composition and bone mineral density in childhood. Bone. 2019; 121: 9-15.

An J, Won S, Lutz SM, Hecker J, Lange C. Effect of population stratification on SNP-by-environment interaction. Genet Epidemiol. 2019 Dec;43(8):1046-1055. doi: 10.1002/gepi.22250. Epub 2019 Aug 20. PubMed PMID: 31429121; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6829023.

Sordillo JE, Coull BA, Rifas-Shiman SL, Wu AC, Lutz SM, Hivert MF, Oken E, Gold DR. Characterization of longitudinal wheeze phenotypes from infancy to adolescence in Project Viva, a prebirth cohort study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Nov 6;. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2019.10.026. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31705908.

Cardenas A, Lutz SM, Everson TM, Perron P, Bouchard L, Hivert MF. Mediation by Placental DNA Methylation of the Association of Prenatal Maternal Smoking and Birth Weight. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Nov 1;188(11):1878-1886. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwz184. PubMed PMID: 31497855; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6825837.

Cardenas A, Lutz SM, Everson TM, Hivert MF. Cardenas et al. Reply to "DNA Methylation and Prenatal Exposures". Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Nov 1;188(11):1890-1891. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwz183. PubMed PMID: 31647094.

Lowe KE, Regan EA, Anzueto A, Austin E, Austin JHM, Beaty TH, Benos PV, Benway CJ, Bhatt SP, Bleecker ER, Bodduluri S, Bon J, Boriek AM, Boueiz AR, Bowler RP, Budoff M, Casaburi R, Castaldi PJ, Charbonnier JP, Cho MH, Comellas A, Conrad D, Costa Davis C, Criner GJ, Curran-Everett D, Curtis JL, DeMeo DL, Diaz AA, Dransfield MT, Dy JG, Fawzy A, Fleming M, Flenaugh EL, Foreman MG, Fortis S, Gebrekristos H, Grant S, Grenier PA, Gu T, Gupta A, Han MK, Hanania NA, Hansel NN, Hayden LP, Hersh CP, Hobbs BD, Hoffman EA, Hogg JC, Hokanson JE, Hoth KF, Hsiao A, Humphries S, Jacobs K, Jacobson FL, Kazerooni EA, Kim V, Kim WJ, Kinney GL, Koegler H, Lutz SM, Lynch DA, MacIntye NR Jr, Make BJ, Marchetti N, Martinez FJ, Maselli DJ, Mathews AM, McCormack MC, McDonald MN, McEvoy CE, Moll M, Molye SS, Murray S, Nath H, Newell JD Jr, Occhipinti M, Paoletti M, Parekh T, Pistolesi M, Pratte KA, Putcha N, Ragland M, Reinhardt JM, Rennard SI, Rosiello RA, Ross JC, Rossiter HB, Ruczinski I, San Jose Estepar R, Sciurba FC, Sieren JC, Singh H, Soler X, Steiner RM, Strand MJ, Stringer WW, Tal-Singer R, Thomashow B, Vegas Sánchez-Ferrero G, Walsh JW, Wan ES, Washko GR, Michael Wells J, Wendt CH, Westney G, Wilson A, Wise RA, Yen A, Young K, Yun J, Silverman EK, Crapo JD. COPDGene® 2019: Redefining the Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2019 Nov;6(5):384-399. doi: 10.15326/jcopdf.6.5.2019.0149. PubMed PMID: 31710793.

Young KA, Regan EA, Han MK, Lutz SM, Ragland M, Castaldi PJ, Washko GR, Cho MH, Strand M, Curran-Everett D, Beaty TH, Bowler RP, Wan ES, Lynch DA, Make BJ, Silverman EK, Crapo JD, Hokanson JE, Kinney GL. Subtypes of COPD Have Unique Distributions and Differential Risk of Mortality. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2019 Nov;6(5):400-413. doi: 10.15326/jcopdf.6.5.2019.0150. PubMed PMID: 31710795.

Lutz SM, Thwing A, Fingerlin T. eQTL mapping of rare variant associations using RNA-seq data: An evaluation of approaches. PLoS One. 2019;14(10):e0223273. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0223273. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31581212; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6776318.

Ragland MF, Benway CJ, Lutz SM, Bowler RP, Hecker J, Hokanson JE, Crapo JD, Castaldi PJ, DeMeo DL, Hersh CP, Hobbs BD, Lange C, Beaty TH, Cho MH, Silverman EK. Genetic Advances in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Insights from COPDGene. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Sep 15;200(6):677-690. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201808-1455SO. PubMed PMID: 30908940; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6775891

Kelly RS, Sordillo JE, Lutz SM, Avila L, Soto-Quiros M, Celedón JC, McGeachie MJ, Dahlin A, Tantisira K, Huang M, Clish CB, Weiss ST, Lasky-Su J, Wu AC. Pharmacometabolomics of Bronchodilator Response in Asthma and the Role of Age-Metabolite Interactions. Metabolites. 2019 Sep 7;9(9). doi: 10.3390/metabo9090179. PubMed PMID: 31500319; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6780678.

Chen J, Loukola A, Gillespie NA, Peterson R, Jia P, Riley B, Maes H, Dick DM, Kendler KS, Damaj MI, Miles MF, Zhao Z, Li MD, Vink JM, Minica CC, Willemsen G, Boomsma DI, Qaiser B, Madden PAF, Korhonen T, Jousilahti P, Hällfors J, Gelernter J, Kranzler HR, Sherva R, Farrer L, Maher B, Vanyukov M, Taylor M, Ware JJ, Munafò MR, Lutz SM, Hokanson JE, Gu F, Landi MT, Caporaso NE, Hancock DB, Gaddis NC, Baker TB, Bierut LJ, Johnson EO, Chenoweth M, Lerman C, Tyndale R, Kaprio J, Chen X. Genome-Wide Meta-Analyses of FTND and TTFC Phenotypes. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 Jul 11;. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntz099. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31294817.

Lutz SM, Frederiksen B, Begum F, McDonald MN, Cho MH, Hobbs BD, Parker MM, DeMeo DL, Hersh CP, Ehringer MA, Young K, Jiang L, Foreman MG, Kinney GL, Make BJ, Lomas DA, Bakke P, Gulsvik A, Crapo JD, Silverman EK, Beaty TH, Hokanson JE. Common and Rare Variants Genetic Association Analysis of Cigarettes per Day Among Ever-Smokers in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Cases and Controls. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 May 21;21(6):714-722. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty095. PubMed PMID: 29767774; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6528143.

Parker MM, Lutz SM, Hobbs BD, Busch R, McDonald MN, Castaldi PJ, Beaty TH, Hokanson JE, Silverman EK, Cho MH. Assessing pleiotropy and mediation in genetic loci associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Genet Epidemiol. 2019 Apr;43(3):318-329. doi: 10.1002/gepi.22192. Epub 2019 Feb 11. PubMed PMID: 30740764; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6416067.

Liu M, Jiang Y, Wedow R, Li Y, Brazel DM, Chen F, Datta G, Davila-Velderrain J, McGuire D, Tian C, Zhan X, Choquet H, Docherty AR, Faul JD, Foerster JR, Fritsche LG, Gabrielsen ME, Gordon SD, Haessler J, Hottenga JJ, Huang H, Jang SK, Jansen PR, Ling Y, Mägi R, Matoba N, McMahon G, Mulas A, Orrù V, Palviainen T, Pandit A, Reginsson GW, Skogholt AH, Smith JA, Taylor AE, Turman C, Willemsen G, Young H, Young KA, Zajac GJM, Zhao W, Zhou W, Bjornsdottir G, Boardman JD, Boehnke M, Boomsma DI, Chen C, Cucca F, Davies GE, Eaton CB, Ehringer MA, Esko T, Fiorillo E, Gillespie NA, Gudbjartsson DF, Haller T, Harris KM, Heath AC, Hewitt JK, Hickie IB, Hokanson JE, Hopfer CJ, Hunter DJ, Iacono WG, Johnson EO, Kamatani Y, Kardia SLR, Keller MC, Kellis M, Kooperberg C, Kraft P, Krauter KS, Laakso M, Lind PA, Loukola A, Lutz SM, Madden PAF, Martin NG, McGue M, McQueen MB, Medland SE, Metspalu A, Mohlke KL, Nielsen JB, Okada Y, Peters U, Polderman TJC, Posthuma D, Reiner AP, Rice JP, Rimm E, Rose RJ, Runarsdottir V, Stallings MC, Stančáková A, Stefansson H, Thai KK, Tindle HA, Tyrfingsson T, Wall TL, Weir DR, Weisner C, Whitfield JB, Winsvold BS, Yin J, Zuccolo L, Bierut LJ, Hveem K, Lee JJ, Munafò MR, Saccone NL, Willer CJ, Cornelis MC, David SP, Hinds DA, Jorgenson E, Kaprio J, Stitzel JA, Stefansson K, Thorgeirsson TE, Abecasis G, Liu DJ, Vrieze S. Association studies of up to 1.2 million individuals yield new insights into the genetic etiology of tobacco and alcohol use.Nat Genet. 2019 Feb;51(2):237-244. doi: 10.1038/s41588-018-0307-5. Epub 2019 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 30643251; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6358542.

Young JG, Vatsa R, Murrary EJ, Hernán MA.  Interval-cohort designs and bias in the estimation of per-protocol effects: a simulation study. Trials. 2019; 20(1): 552.

Young JG, Logan RW, Robins JM and Hernán MA.  Inverse probability weighted estimation of risk under representative interventions in observational studies.  Journal of the American Statistical Association. 2019; 114(526):938-947.

Li X, Klompas M, Menchaca JT, Young JG. Effects of daily treatment with acid suppressants for stress ulcer prophylaxis on risk of ventilator-associated events.  Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2020; 41(2):187-193.

Shu D, Young JG, Toh S.  Privacy-protecting estimation of adjusted risk ratios using modified poisson regression in multi-center studies.  BMC Research Methodology. 2019 (In press).

Willis SJ, Elder H, Cocoros N, Young J, Marcus JL, Eberhardt K, Callahan M, Herrick B, Weiss M, Hafer E, Erani D, Josephson M, Llata E, Flagg EW, Hsu KK, Klompas M.  More screening or more disease? Gonorrhea testing and positivity patterns among men in three large clinical practices in Massachusetts, 2010-2017.  Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2020 (In press)

Ji W, McKenna C, Ochoa A, Ramirez Batlle H, Young J, Zhang Z, Rhee C, Clark R, Shenoy ES, Hooper D, Klompas M; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program. Development and assessment of objective surveillance definitions for nonventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia.  JAMA Network Open. 2019 (In press)

Lin PD, Daley MF, Boone-Heinonen J, Rifas-Shiman SL, Bailey LC, Forrest CB, Horgan CE, Sturtevant JL, Toh S, Young JG, Block JP. Comparing prescribing and dispensing data of the PCORnet Common Data Model within PCORnet Antibiotics and Childhood Growth Study.  eGEMs. 2019; 7(1):11.

Zhang, B., Shankara, S.B., Ye, S., Zhang, H. (2019) Design and analysis of high-risk medical device clinical trials for diabetes monitoring and treatment: A review. Journal of Pancreatology, Volume 2, Issue 4, Pages 123-130. DOI: 10.1097/JP9.0000000000000030

Liu, Y., Ye, S., Xiao, X., Sun, C., Wang, G., Wang, G. Zhang, B. (2019) Tuning, selection, and ensemble of multiple risk scores for predicting type 2 diabetes using machine learning techniques. Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, Issues 12, Pages 189-198. DOI: 10.2147/RMHP.S225762

Rhee C, Zhang Z, Kadri SS, Murphy DJ, Overton E, Schaaf R, Fram D, Seymour C, Angus D, Wang R, Klompas M, for the CDC prevention epicenters program. Sepsis surveillance using adult sepsis events simplified eSOFA criteria versus sepsis-3 sequantial organ failure assessment criteria. Critical Care medicine 2019; 47(3): 307-314. Doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003521.

Kim JS, Azarbarzin A, Wang R, Djonlagic IE, Punjabi NM, Zee PC, Koo BB, Soliman EZ, Lederer DJ, Younes M, Redline S. Association of novel measures of sleep disturbances with blood pressure: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Thorax 2019, Aug 22. Doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2019-213533. [Epub ahead of print]

Hsu HE, Wang R, Jentzsch MS, Horan K, Jin R, Goldmann D, Rhee C, Lee GM. The impact of measurement changes on evaluating hospital performance: The case of catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology 2019, 40(11):1269-1271. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.240.

Rhee C, Wang R, Song Y, Zhang Z, Kadri SS, Fram D, Jin R, Hickok J, Roland R, Klopmas M. Risk-adjustment for sepsis mortality to facilitate hospital comparisons using Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s adult sepsis event criteria and routine electronic clinical data. Critical Care Exploration 2019, Oct 14. doi: 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000049 

Zhao Y, Javaheri S, Wang R, Guo N, Koo BB, Stein JH, Korcarz CE, Redline S. Associations between sleep apnea and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis. Stroke 2019 Oct 15. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.022184.

Reid ML, Gleason KJ, Bakker JP, Wang R, Mittleman MA, Redline S. Effectiveness of sham-CPAP as a control intervention: Best Apnea Interventions for Research (BestAIR) Trial. Sleep 2019, 42(8). https://doi:org/10.1093/sleep/zsz099.

Rhee C, Wang R, Zhang Z, Kadri SS, Fram D, Jin R, Klompas M. Epidemiology of hospital-onset sepsis in US hospitals and association with mortality: A retrospective analysis using electronic clinical data. Critical Care Medicine 2019, 47(9): 1169-1176. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003817.  

Makhema J, Wirth K, Holme MP, Gaolathe T, Mmalane M, Kadima E, Chakalisa U, Manyake K. Mbikiwa A, Simon SV, Letlhogile R, Mukokomani K, van Widenfelt E, Moyo S, Bennett K, Leidner J, Lebelonyane R, Alwano MG, Powis K, Dryden-Peterson S, Kgathi C, Novitsky V, Moore J, Bachanas P, Abrams W, Block L, El-Halabi S, Murukutira T, Mills LA, Sexton C, Bussmann H, Okui L, John O, Sahpiro R, Michael H, Roland M, DeGruttola V, Lei Q, Wang R, Tchetgen Tchetgen E, Essex M, Lockman S. Universal test and treat strategy reduces population HIV incidence. NEJM 2019, 381:230-42

Kahn R, Hitchings M, Wang R, Bellan S and Lipsitch M. Modeling vaccine trials in epidemics with mild and asymptomatic infection.  American Journal of Epidemiology 2019; 188(2), 467-474.  

Rhee C, Wang R, Jentzsch MS, Broadwell C, Hsu H, Jin R, Horan K, Lee GM. Comparison of hospital surgical site infection rates and rankings using claims versus national healthcare safety network surveillance data.  Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 2019; 40(2): 208-210.

Xu Y, Laeyendecker O, Wang R. Cross-sectional HIV incidence estimation accounting for heterogeneity across communities. Biometrics 2019, 75(3):1017-1028. 

Hsu HE, Wang R, Jentzsch MS, Horan K, Jin R, Rhee C, Lee GM. Association between value-based incentive programs and catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in the critical care setting. JAMA 2019; 321(5): 509-511. 

Rhee C, Jentzsch MS, Kadri SS, Seymour CW, Angus DC, Murphy DJ, Martin GS, Dantes R, Epstein L, Fiore A, Jernigan JA, Septimus E, Danner RL, Warren DK, Iwashyna TJ, Jin R, Fram D, Schaaf R, Wang R, and Klompas M, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program. Variation in identifying sepsis and organ dysfunction using administrative versus electronic clinical data and impact on hospital outcome comparisons. Critical Care Medicine 2019; 47(4):493-500. Doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003554