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Risk of Stillbirth for Fetuses With Specific Birth Defects.

Obstet Gynecol 2020 Jan;135(1):133-140

Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, and Atrius Health, Wellesley, Massachusetts; Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Arkansas Children's Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas; Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; and the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000003614DOI Listing
January 2020

Rationale and design of CH STRONG: Congenital Heart Survey To Recognize Outcomes, Needs, and well-beinG.

Am Heart J 2020 Jan 9;221:106-113. Epub 2020 Jan 9.

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA; Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.12.021DOI Listing
January 2020

Adverse Pregnancy and Neonatal Outcomes Among Marshallese Women Living in the United States.

Matern Child Health J 2019 Nov;23(11):1525-1535

College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, Fayetteville, AR, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-019-02775-8DOI Listing
November 2019

Drug screening during pregnancy: Urine dip cups measure up.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2019 Nov 30;204:107461. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA; Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, Arkansas Children's Research Institute, Little Rock, AR, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.04.032DOI Listing
November 2019

Associations between PM and risk of preterm birth among liveborn infants.

Ann Epidemiol 2019 Nov 9;39:46-53.e2. Epub 2019 Oct 9.

Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2019.09.008DOI Listing
November 2019

Nuclear radiation and prevalence of structural birth defects among infants born to women from the Marshall Islands.

Birth Defects Res 2019 Oct 16;111(16):1192-1204. Epub 2019 Jul 16.

Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1551DOI Listing
October 2019

PDGFRA gene, maternal binge drinking and obstructive heart defects.

Sci Rep 2018 07 23;8(1):11083. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

Division of Birth Defects Research, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children's Research Institute, Little Rock, 72202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-29160-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6056529PMC
July 2018

Birth defect survival for Hispanic subgroups.

Birth Defects Res 2018 03 1;110(4):352-363. Epub 2017 Dec 1.

Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdr2.1157DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5831475PMC
March 2018

Acculturation and dietary intake pattern among Jamaican immigrants in the US.

Prev Med Rep 2018 Mar 21;9:80-85. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

University of South Florida, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Tampa, FL, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2017.12.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5767562PMC
March 2018

A parent-of-origin analysis of paternal genetic variants and increased risk of conotruncal heart defects.

Am J Med Genet A 2018 03 5;176(3):609-617. Epub 2018 Feb 5.

Division of Birth Defects Research, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children's Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.38611DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5881110PMC
March 2018

Twenty-Five Year Survival of Children with Intellectual Disability in Western Australia.

J Pediatr 2017 09 10;188:232-239.e2. Epub 2017 Jul 10.

Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.06.008DOI Listing
September 2017

Maternal and infant genetic variants, maternal periconceptional use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and risk of congenital heart defects in offspring: population based study.

BMJ 2017 Mar 6;356:j832. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Division of Birth Defects Research, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Research Institute, Little Rock, AR, 72202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j832DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6283388PMC
March 2017

A population-based analysis of mortality in patients with Turner syndrome and hypoplastic left heart syndrome using the Texas Birth Defects Registry.

Congenit Heart Dis 2017 Jan 29;12(1):105-112. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/chd.12413DOI Listing
January 2017

Twenty-five-year survival for aboriginal and caucasian children with congenital heart defects in Western Australia, 1980 to 2010.

Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2016 Dec 1;106(12):1016-1031. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23572DOI Listing
December 2016

Evaluation of the Western Australian Register of Developmental Anomalies: Thirty-five years of surveillance.

Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2016 Nov;106(11):894-904

Telethon Kids Institute, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23575DOI Listing
November 2016

Prenatal diagnosis, hospital characteristics, and mortality in transposition of the great arteries.

Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2016 Sep 14;106(9):739-48. Epub 2016 Jun 14.

Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23525DOI Listing
September 2016

Congenital Heart Defects in the United States: Estimating the Magnitude of the Affected Population in 2010.

Circulation 2016 Jul 5;134(2):101-9. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

From Division of Congenital and Developmental Disorders, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (S.M.G., O.J.D., J.E.K., M.E.O., T.R.-C.), and Office of the Associate Director of Policy (J.E.K.), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA; Carter Consulting, Atlanta, GA (O.J.D.); Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, GA (M.E.O.); University of South Florida, Tampa (W.N.N., P.X.); University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock (W.N.N.); University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson (A.C.); Children's Hospital Boston, MA (K.J.); and McGill Adult Unit for Congenital Heart Disease, Montreal, QC, Québec (A.J.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.019307DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4942347PMC
July 2016

Cesarean section and the risk of emergency peripartum hysterectomy in high-income countries: a systematic review.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2015 Dec 24;292(6):1201-15. Epub 2015 Jun 24.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 33612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00404-015-3790-2DOI Listing
December 2015

Next steps for birth defects research and prevention: The birth defects study to evaluate pregnancy exposures (BD-STEPS).

Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2015 Aug 6;103(8):733-40. Epub 2015 Apr 6.

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23373DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4537667PMC
August 2015

Racial/ethnic differences in survival of United States children with birth defects: a population-based study.

J Pediatr 2015 Apr 29;166(4):819-26.e1-2. Epub 2015 Jan 29.

Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.12.025DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4696483PMC
April 2015

Community socioeconomic disadvantage and the survival of infants with congenital heart defects.

Am J Public Health 2014 Nov 11;104(11):e150-7. Epub 2014 Sep 11.

James E. Kucik and Owen Devine are with the Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA. Wendy N. Nembhard is with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa. Pamela Donohue is with the Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Ying Wang is with the Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY. Cynthia S. Minkovitz is with the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, and Thomas Burke is with the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2014.302099DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4202971PMC
November 2014

Age at referral and mortality from critical congenital heart disease.

Pediatrics 2014 Jul;134(1):e98-105

Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2013-2895DOI Listing
July 2014

Sex-specific effects of fetal exposure to the 1959-1961 Chinese famine on risk of adult hypertension.

Matern Child Health J 2014 Apr;18(3):527-33

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC 56, Tampa, FL, 33612, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-013-1268-zDOI Listing
April 2014

Enhancing methods for population-based birth defects surveillance programs.

J Registry Manag 2013 ;40(1)

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January 2014

Prenatal diagnosis, birth location, surgical center, and neonatal mortality in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Circulation 2014 Jan 17;129(3):285-92. Epub 2013 Oct 17.

Department of Pediatrics and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (S.A.M., D.J.P.); Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX (M.K.E., M.A.C.); Dan L. Duncan Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (C.G.M.); Department of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (D.E.F.); and the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (W.N.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.003711DOI Listing
January 2014

Racial/ethnic disparities in timing of death during childhood among children with congenital heart defects.

Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2013 Oct;97(10):628-40

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23169DOI Listing
October 2013

Within-person vs. traditional study designs: how to evaluate study designs?

J Clin Epidemiol 2013 Mar 5;66(3):350-1. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.04.018DOI Listing
March 2013

Residential pesticide use is associated with children's respiratory symptoms.

J Occup Environ Med 2012 Oct;54(10):1281-7

Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0b013e31825cb6aeDOI Listing
October 2012

Effect of acculturation and distance from cardiac center on congenital heart disease mortality.

Pediatrics 2012 Jun 7;129(6):1118-24. Epub 2012 May 7.

Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2011-3114DOI Listing
June 2012

Urinary trichlorophenol levels and increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among US school-aged children.

Occup Environ Med 2011 Aug 3;68(8):557-61. Epub 2011 May 3.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oem.2010.063859DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3131187PMC
August 2011

Racial/Ethnic disparities in risk of early childhood mortality among children with congenital heart defects.

Pediatrics 2011 May 18;127(5):e1128-38. Epub 2011 Apr 18.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC 56, Tampa, FL 33612-3805, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2010-2702DOI Listing
May 2011

Mortality resulting from congenital heart disease among children and adults in the United States, 1999 to 2006.

Circulation 2010 Nov 22;122(22):2254-63. Epub 2010 Nov 22.

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop E-86, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.947002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4911018PMC
November 2010

Mortality among infants with birth defects: Joint effects of size at birth, gestational age, and maternal race/ethnicity.

Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2010 Sep;88(9):728-36

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612-3805, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/bdra.20696
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20696DOI Listing
September 2010

Is the prevalence of specific types of congenital heart defects different for non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black and Hispanic infants?

Matern Child Health J 2010 Mar 24;14(2):184-93. Epub 2009 Jan 24.

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612-3805, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-009-0442-9DOI Listing
March 2010

Variation in the prevalence of congenital heart defects by maternal race/ethnicity and infant sex.

J Pediatr 2010 Feb 9;156(2):259-64. Epub 2009 Oct 9.

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC 56, Tampa, FL 33612-3805, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2009.07.058DOI Listing
February 2010

Mortality in first 5 years in infants with functional single ventricle born in Texas, 1996 to 2003.

Circulation 2010 Feb 25;121(5):644-50. Epub 2010 Jan 25.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.881904DOI Listing
February 2010

Are black and Hispanic infants with specific congenital heart defects at increased risk of preterm birth?

Pediatr Cardiol 2009 Aug 2;30(6):800-9. Epub 2009 May 2.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, MDC 56, Tampa, FL 33612-3805, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00246-009-9420-7DOI Listing
August 2009

Fetal growth among infants with congenital heart defects by maternal race/ethnicity.

Ann Epidemiol 2009 May 25;19(5):311-5. Epub 2009 Feb 25.

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612-3805, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2008.12.015DOI Listing
May 2009

Racial/ethnic disparities in mortality related to congenital heart defects among children and adults in the United States.

Ethn Dis 2008 ;18(4):442-9

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC 56, Tampa, FL 33612, USA.

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February 2009

Are there ethnic disparities in risk of preterm birth among infants born with congenital heart defects?

Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2007 Nov;79(11):754-64

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612-3805,USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdra.20411DOI Listing
November 2007

Perceived stress following race-based discrimination at work is associated with hypertension in African-Americans. The metro Atlanta heart disease study, 1999-2001.

Soc Sci Med 2004 Feb;58(3):449-61

Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Social Epidemiology Research Division and Cardiovascular Research Institute, NCPC-315, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310-1495, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0277-9536(03)00211-9DOI Listing
February 2004