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CDC Arthritis Program

Brady TJ, Sniezek J, Ramsey LA. News from the CDC: Scaling up sustainable intervention delivery–lessons learned from the CDC arthritis program. Translational Behavioral Medicine Practice, Policy, Research. 2012;2(1):3-5. abstract html

Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Brady TJ. A Public Health Approach to Addressing Arthritis in Older Adults: The Most Common Cause of Disability. American Journal of Public Health, 2012 Mar;102(3):426-33. Epub 2012 Jan 19. abstract

Sacks JJ, Sniezek JE. Targeting Arthritis: The nation's leading cause of disability. In: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Promising Practices in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control:A Public Health Framework for Action. Anonymous. Atlanta: Department of Health and Human Services, 2003, p.5–19.

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Clinical Care

Murphy LB, Yelin E, Theis KA. Compromised access to prescriptions and medical care because of cost among US adults with arthritis. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2012;26(5):677-94. abstract

Do BT, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Brady TJ. Monitoring healthy people 2010 arthritis management objectives: education and clinician counseling for weight loss and exercise. Ann Fam Med. 2011;9(2):136-41. abstract free full text article

Hunter DJ, Neogi T, Hochberg MC. Quality of osteoarthritis management and the need for reform in the US. Arthritis Care and Research Arthritis Care & Research 2011;63(1):31–38. abstract

Breedveld F, Kalden J. Appropriate and effective management of rheumatoid arthritis. Annals of Rheumatic Disease 2004;63(6):627–633. abstract

American College of Rheumatology Subcommittee on Rheumatoid Arthritis Guidelines. Guidelines for the management of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 2002;46(2):328–346.

Wagner EH, Glasgow RE, Davis C, Bonomi AE, Provost L, McCullough D et al. Quality improvement in chronic illness care: a collaborative approach. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement 2001; 27(2):63–80. abstract

American College of Rheumatology Subcommittee on Osteoarthritis Guidelines. Recommendations for the management of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. Arthritis Rheum 2000;43(9):1905–1915.

Superio-Cabuslay E, Ward MM, Lorig KR. Patient education interventions in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: a meta-analytic comparison with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug treatment. Arthritis Care and Research 1996;9(4):292–301. abstract

Egsmose C, Birger L, Borg G, Pettersson HH, Berg E, Brodin U et al. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis benefit from early 2nd line therapy: 5–year follow-up of a prospective double blind placebo controlled study. Journal of Rheumatology 1995;22(12):2208–2213. abstract

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Complementary & Alternative Therapies

Callahan LF, Wiley-Exley EK, Mielenz TJ, Brady TJ, Xiao C, Currey SS, et al. Use of complementary and alternative medicine among patients with arthritis. Prev Chronic Dis 2009;6(2). html; pdf [961K]

Herman CJ, Allen P, Hunt WC, Prasad A, Brady TJ. Use of complementary therapies among primary care clinic patients with arthritis. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 2004 Oct [date cited]. html; pdf [428K]

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Comorbidity

Barbour KE, Helmick CG, Theis KA, Murphy LB, Hootman JM, Brady TJ, Cheng YJ. Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitation-United States, 2010-2012. MMWR 2013;62 (44):869-873. html   pdf - [358KB]

Bolen J, Murphy L, Greenlund K, , Helmick CG, Hootman J, Brady TJ, Langmaid G, Keenan N. Arthritis as a potential barrier to physical activity among adults with heart disease — United States, 2005 and 2007. MMWR 2009;58(7):165-169. html; pdf [1.25Mb]

Carlson SA, Maynard LM, Fulton JE, Hootman JM, Yoon PW. Physical activity advice to manage chronic conditions for adults with arthritis or hypertension, 2007. Prev Med. 2009;49(2-3):209-12. Epub 2009 Jun 30. abstract

Bolen J, Hootman J, Helmick CG, Murphy L, Langmaid G, Caspersen CJ. Arthritis as a Potential Barrier to Physical Activity Among Adults with Diabetes — United States, 2005 and 2007. MMWR 2008;57(18):486-489. html

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Cost

Murphy LB, Yelin E, Theis KA. Compromised access to prescriptions and medical care because of cost among US adults with arthritis. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2012;26(5):677-94. abstract

Cisternas MG, Murphy LB, Yelin EH, Foreman AJ, Pasta DJ, Helmick CG. Trends in Medical Care Expenditures of US Adults with Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Conditions 1997 to 2005. J Rheumatol 2009;36(11):2531-8. abstract

Yelin E, Murphy L, Cisternas MG, Foreman AJ, Pasta DJ, Helmick CG. Medical care expenditures and earnings losses among persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in 2003, and comparisons with 1997. Arthritis Rheum 2007;56(5):1397–1407. abstract

Yelin E, Cisternas M, Foreman A, Pasta D, Murphy L, Helmick C. National and state medical expenditures and lost earnings attributable to arthritis and other rheumatic conditions — United States, 2003. MMWR 2007;56(1):4–7. html; pdf [306K]

Yelin E, Cisternas M, Pasta DJ, Trupin L, Murphy L, Helmick CG. Medical care expenditures and earnings losses of persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States in 1997: Total and incremental estimates. Arthritis Rheum 2004;50(7):2317–2326. abstract

Murphy L, Cisternas M, Yelin E, Trupin L, Helmick CG. Update: Direct and indirect costs of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions—United States, 1997. MMWR 2004;53(18):388–389. html; pdf [273K]

Cisternas M, Yelin E, Trupin L, Murphy L, Helmick CG. Direct and indirect costs of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions—United States, 1997. MMWR 2003;52(46):1124–1127. html; pdf [373K] (373K)

Wang G, Helmick CG, Macera CA, Zhang P, Pratt M. Inactivity-associated medical costs among U.S. adults with arthritis. Arthritis Care Res 2001;45(5):439–445. abstract

Kruger JMS, Helmick CG, Callahan LF, Haddix AC. Cost-effectiveness of the Arthritis Self-Help Course. Arch Intern Med 1998;158(11):1245–1249. abstract

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Epidemiology

Barbour KE, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Murphy LB, Theis KA, Schwartz TA, Kalsbeek WD, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines and the Risk of Incident Knee Osteoarthritis: A Population‐Based Prospective Cohort Study. Arthritis Care & Research. 2014; 66 (1):139–146.  doi: 10.1002/acr.22120. abstract

Barbour KE, Helmick CG, Theis KA, Murphy LB, Hootman JM, Brady TJ, Cheng YJ. Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitation-United States, 2010-2012. MMWR 2013;62 (44):869-873. html   pdf - [358KB]

Nguyen US, Zhang Y, Zhu Y, Niu J, Zhang B, Felson DT. Increasing prevalence of knee pain and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: survey and cohort data. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(11):725-32. abstract

Hootman JM, Barbour KE, Watson KB, Harris C. State-specific prevalence of no leisure-time physical activity among adults with and without doctor-diagnosed arthritis – United States, 2009. MMWR 2011;60(48):1641-1645. html pdf [1.10MB]

Dunlop DD, Song J, Semanik PA, Chang RW, Sharma L, Bathon JM, Eaton CB, Hochberg MC, Jackson RD, Kwoh KC, Mysiw WJ, Nevitt MC, Hootman JM. Objective physical activity measurement in the osteoarthritis initiative: Are guidelines being met? Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Jul 26. doi: 10.1002/art.30562. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Theis KA, Furner SE. Shut-In? Impact of chronic conditions on community participation restriction among older adults. J Aging Research 2011;2011:759158. Epub 2011 Aug 3. abstract html

Barbour KE, Hootman JM, Murphy LB, Helmick CG. Arthritis as a Potential Barrier to Physical Activity Among Obese Adults–United States, 2007 and 2009. MMWR 2011;60(19):614–618. html pdf [1.7MB]

Furner SE, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Bolen J, Zack MM. Health-related quality of life of U.S. adults with arthritis: analysis of data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2003, 2005, and 2007. Arthritis Care Res 2011 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Hootman JM, Pan L, Helmick CG, Hannan C. State-specific trends in obesity prevalence among adults with arthritis, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2003–2009. MMWR 2011;60(16):509-513. html pdf [1.84MB]

Do BT, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Brady TJ. Monitoring Healthy People 2010 arthritis management objectives: self-management education and clinician counseling for weight loss and exercise. Annals of Family Medicine 2011;9(2):136-141.

Murphy LB, Bolen J, Schieb L, Hootman, JM, Langmaid GA, Cheng YJ, et al. Prevalence of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis and Arthritis-Attributable Effects Among Hispanic Adults, by Hispanic Subgroup — United States, 2002, 2003, 2006, and 2009. MMWR 2011;60(6):167-171. html pdf [1.1MB]

Bolen J, Helmick CG, Sacks JJ, Gizlice Z, Potter C. Should people who have joint symptoms, but no diagnosis of arthritis from a doctor, be included in surveillance efforts? Arthritis Care & Research 2011;63(1):150–154. abstract

Murphy LB, Helmick CG, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Tudor G, Koch GG, Dragomir AD, Kalsbeek WD, Luta G, Jordan JM. One in four people may develop symptomatic hip osteoarthritis in his or her lifetime. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2010;18(11):1372-9. abstract

Theis KA, Murphy L, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Sacks JJ. Arthritis Restricts Volunteer Participation: Prevalence and Correlates of Volunteer Status Among Adults With Arthritis. Arthritis Care & Research;62(7):907–916. abstract

Cheng YJ, Hootman JM, Murphy LB, Langmaid GA, Helmick CG. Prevalence of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis and Arthritis-Attributable Activity Limitation – United States, 2007–2009. MMWR 2010;59(39):1261–1265. html pdf [1.61 MB]

Carlson SA, Maynard LM, Fulton JE, Hootman JM, Yoon PW. Physical activity advice to manage chronic conditions for adults with arthritis or hypertension, 2007. Prev Med. 2009;49(2-3):209-12. Epub 2009 Jun 30. abstract

Sacks JJ, Luo YH, Helmick CG. Prevalence of specific types of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the ambulatory health care system in the United States, 2001–2005. Arthritis Care & Research 2010;62(4):460–464. abstract

Bolen J, Schieb L, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Theis K, Murphy LB, et al. Differences in the prevalence and impact of arthritis among racial/ethnic groups in the United States, National Health Interview Survey, 2002, 2003, and 2006. Prev Chronic Dis 2010;7(3). html pdf

Sam Lim S, Drenkard C, McCune WJ, Helmick CG, Gordon C, Deguire P, Bayakly R, Somers EC. Population-based lupus registries: Advancing our epidemiologic understanding.Arthritis Rheum. 2009;61(10):1462-1466.

Hootman JM, Cheng WV. Psychological distress and fair/poor health among adults with arthritis: state-specific prevalence and correlates of general health status, United States, 2007. International Journal of Public Health 2009;54 S75–S83. pdf [172K]

Hootman JM, Brault MW, Helmick CG, Theis KA, Armour BS. Prevalence and Most Common Causes of Disability Among Adults — United States, 2005. MMWR 2009;58(16):421-426. html; pdf [1.3Mb]

Bolen J, Murphy L, Greenlund K, , Helmick CG, Hootman J, Brady TJ, Langmaid G, Keenan N. Arthritis as a potential barrier to physical activity among adults with heart disease — United States, 2005 and 2007. MMWR 2009;58(7):165-169. html; pdf [1.25Mb]

Cisternas MG, MGC Data Svcs, Murphy L, Croft JB, Helmick CG. Racial disparities in total knee replacement among medicare enrollees — United States, 2000–2006. MMWR 2009;58(6):134–138. html; pdf [1.3Mb]

Bolen J, Hootman J, Helmick CG, Murphy L, Langmaid G, Caspersen CJ. Arthritis as a Potential Barrier to Physical Activity Among Adults with Diabetes — United States, 2005 and 2007. MMWR 2008;57(18):486-489. html; pdf [1.3Mb]

Helmick CG, Felson DT, Lawrence RC, Gabriel S, Hirsch R, , Kwoh CK, Liang MH, Maradit Kremers H, Mayes MD, Merkel PA, Pillemer SR, Reveille JD, and Stone JH for the National Arthritis Data Workgroup. Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States: Part I. Arthritis Rheum 2008;58(1):15–25. abstract; pdf Adobe PDf file[110K]

Lawrence RC, Felson DT, Helmick CG, Arnold LM, Choi H, Deyo RA, Gabriel S, Hirsch R, Hochberg MC, Hunder GG, Jordan JM, Katz JN, Maradit Kremers H, and Wolfe F for the National Arthritis Data Workgroup. Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States: Part II. Arthritis Rheum 2008;58(1):26–35. abstract; pdf Adobe PDf file[88K]

Murphy L, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Tudor G, Koch G, Dragomir A, Kalsbeek WD, Luta G, Jordan JM. Lifetime Risk of Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum 2008;59(9):1207–1213. abstract

Sacks JJ, Helmick CG, Luo YH, Ilowite NT, Bowyer S. Prevalence of and annual ambulatory health care visits for pediatric arthritis and other rheumatologic conditions in the United States in 2001–2004. Arthritis Care Res 2007;57(8):1439–1445. abstract

Theis KA, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Murphy L, Bolen J, Langmaid G, Jones GC. State-specific prevalence of arthritis-attributable work limitation—United States, 2003. MMWR 2007;56(40):1045–1050. html; pdf [309K]

Theis KA, Helmick CG, Hootman JM. Arthritis burden and impact are greater among U.S. women than men: intervention opportunities. Journal of Women’s Health 2007;16(4):441-453. abstract

Freedman M, Hootman JM, Helmick CG. Projected state-specific increases in self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitations—United States, 2005–2030. MMWR [View the errata for this article here] 2007;56(17):423-425. html; pdf [529K]

Yelin E, Murphy L, Cisternas MG, Foreman AJ, Pasta DJ, Helmick CG. Medical care expenditures and earnings losses among persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in 2003, and comparisons With 1997. Arthritis Rheum 2007;56(5):1397–1407. abstract

Theis KA, Murphy L, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Yelin E. Prevalence and correlates of arthritis-attributable work limitation in the U.S. population among persons ages 18–64: 2002 National Health Interview Survey Data. Arthritis Rheum 2007;57(3):355–363. abstract

Yelin E, Cisternas M, Foreman A, Pasta D, Murphy L, Helmick C. National and state medical expenditures and lost earnings attributable to arthritis and other rheumatic conditions — United States, 2003. MMWR 2007;56(1):4–7. html; pdf [306K]

Hootman J, Bolen J, Helmick C, Langmaid G. Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitation—United States, 2003-2005. MMWR [View the errata for this article here and here.] 2006;55(40):1089–1092. html; pdf [512K]

Steiner B, Hootman J, Langmaid G, Bolen J, Helmick CG. State prevalence of self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitation—United States, 2003. MMWR 2006;55(17):477-481. html; pdf [512K]

Hootman JM, Helmick CG. Projections of U.S. prevalence of arthritis and associated activity limitations. Arthritis Rheum 2006;54(1):266–229. abstract

Bombard JM, Powell KE, Martin LM, Helmick CG, Wilson WH. Validity and reliability of self-reported arthritis, Georgia Senior Centers, 2000-2001. Am J Prev Med 2005;28(3):251–258. abstract

Sacks JJ, Harrold LR, Helmick CG, Gurwitz JH, Emani S, Yood RA. Validation of a surveillance case definition for arthritis. J Rheumatol 2005;32(5):340–347. abstract

Bolen J, Sniezek J, Theis K, Helmick CG, Hootman JM, Brady TJ et al. Racial/Ethnic differences in the prevalence and impact of doctor-diagnosed arthritis—United States, 2002. MMWR 2005;54(5):119–123. html; pdf [285K]

Abell JE, Hootman JM, Helmick CG. Prevalence and impact of arthritis among nursing home residents, National Nursing Home Survey, 1997. Ann Rheum Dis 2004;63(5):591–594. abstract

Bolen J, Helmick CG, Sacks JJ, Langmaid G. Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis and possible arthritis—30 states, 2002. MMWR 2004;53(18):383–386. html; pdf [273K]

Yelin E, Cisternas M, Pasta DJ, Trupin L, Murphy L, Helmick CG. Medical care expenditures and earnings losses of persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States in 1997: Total and incremental estimates. Arthritis Rheum 2004;50(7):2317–2326. abstract

Sacks JJ, Helmick CG, Langmaid G. Deaths from arthritis and other rheumatic conditions, United States, 1979–1998. J Rheumatol 2004;31(9):1823–1828. abstract

Bolen J, Helmick CG, Sacks JJ, Hootman JM, Langmaid G. Adults who have never seen a health-care provider for chronic joint symptoms—United States, 2001. MMWR 2003;52(18):416–419. html; pdf [458K}

Lethbridge-Cejku M, Helmick CG, Popovic J. Hospitalizations for arthritis and other rheumatic conditions: Data from the 1997 National Hospital Discharge Survey. Medical Care 2003;41(12):13678–1373. abstract

Hootman JM, Macera CA, Helmick CG, Blair SN. The influence of physical activity-related joint stress on the risk of self reported hip/knee osteoarthritis: A new method to quantify physical activity. Prev Med 2003;36(5):636–644. abstract

Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Langmaid G. Public health and aging: projected prevalence of self-reported arthritis or chronic joint symptoms among persons aged 65 years—United States, 2005–2030. MMWR 2003;52(21):489–491. html; pdf [267K]

Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Schappert SM. Magnitude and characteristics of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions on ambulatory medical care visits, United States, 1997. Arthritis Care Res 2002;47(6):571–581. abstract

Hootman JM, Sniezek JE, and Helmick CG. Women and arthritis—burden, impact and prevention programs. J Womens Health Gen Based Med 2002;11(5):407–416. abstract

Sacks JJ, Helmick CG, Langmaid G, Sniezek JE. Trends in deaths from systemic lupus erythematosus—United States, 1979–1998. MMWR 2002;51(17):371–374. html; pdf [1.46MB]

Bolen J, Helmick CG, Sacks JJ, Langmaid G. Prevalence of self-reported arthritis or chronic joint symptoms among adults—United States, 2001. MMWR 2002;51(42):948–950. html; pdf [236K]

Mili FD, Helmick CG, and Zack MM. Prevalence of arthritis: Analysis of data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 1996–1999. J Rheumatol 2002;29(9):1981–1988. abstract

McNeil JM, Binette J, Bureau of Census, U.S. Department of Commerce, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevalence of disabilities and associated health conditions among adults—United States, 1999. MMWR 2001;50(7):120–125. html; pdf (708K)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevalence of arthritis—United States, 1997. MMWR 2001;50(17):334–336. html; pdf [149K]

Helmick CG, Brady TJ. Impact of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions on the health-care system—United States, 1997. MMWR 1999;48(17):349–353. html; pdf [237K]

Bender B, Perry M, Ramsey F, Boeselager G, Mann L, Breslosky T et al. Prevalence and impact of chronic joint symptoms—Seven states, 1996. MMWR 1998;47(17):345–351. html; pdf [235K]

Lawrence RC, Helmick CG, Arnett FE, Deyo RA, Felson DT, Giannini EH et al. Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and selected musculoskeletal disorders in the United States. Arthritis Rheum 1998;41(5):778–799. abstract

Grubber JM, Callahan LF, Helmick CG, Zack MM, Pollard RA. Prevalence of radiographic hip and knee osteoarthritis by place of residence. J Rheumatol 1998;25(5):959–963. abstract

Rao JK, Callahan LF, Helmick CG. Characteristics of persons with self-reported arthritis and other rheumatic conditions who do not see a doctor. J Rheumatol 1997;24(1):169–173. abstract

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Factors associated with prevalent self-reported arthritis and other rheumatic conditions—United States, 1989 –1991. MMWR 1996;45(23): 487–491. html; pdf [354K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevalence and impact of arthritis by race and ethnicity-United States, 1989 –1991. MMWR 1996;45(18):373–378. html; pdf [249K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevalence and impact of arthritis among women. MMWR 1995;44(17):329–334. html; pdf [333K]

Helmick CG, Lawrence RC, Pollard RA, Lloyd E, Heyse SP. Arthritis and other rheumatic conditions: who is affected now, who will be affected later? Arthritis Care Res 1995; 8(4):203–211. abstract

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Arthritis prevalence and activity limitation—United States, 1990. MMWR 1994;43(24):433–438. html pdf [364K]

Flood TJ, Contreas J, Capwell E, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Current trends prevalence of arthritis—Arizona, Missouri, and Ohio, 1991–1992. MMWR 1994;43(17):307–309. html; pdf [363K]

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Interventions

Brady TJ, Sniezek J, Ramsey LA. News from the CDC: Scaling up sustainable intervention delivery–lessons learned from the CDC arthritis program. Translational Behavioral Medicine Practice, Policy, Research. 2012;2(1):3-5. abstract html

Kelley GA, Kelley KS, Hootman JM, Jones DL. Effects of community-deliverable exercise on pain and physical function in adults with arthritis and other rheumatic diseases: A meta-analysis. Arthritis Care & Research 2011;63(1):79–93. abstract

Hunter DJ, Neogi T, Hochberg MC. Quality of osteoarthritis management and the need for reform in the US. Arthritis Care and Research Arthritis Care & Research 2011;63(1):31–38. abstract

Brady TJ, Jernick SL, Hootman JM, Sniezek JE. Public Health Interventions for Arthritis:
Expanding the Toolbox of Evidence-Based Interventions. Journal Of Women’s Health 2009;18(12):1905-1917.

Brady TJ, Kruger JM, Helmick CG, Callahan LF, Boutaugh ML. Intervention programs for arthritis and other rheumatic diseases. Health Educ Behav 2003;30(1):44–63. abstract

Hootman JM, Sniezek JE, Helmick CG. Women and arthritis—burden, impact and prevention programs. J Womens Health Gen Based Med 2002;11(5):407–416. abstract

Johnston County

Barbour KE, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Murphy LB, Theis KA, Schwartz TA, Kalsbeek WD, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines and the Risk of Incident Knee Osteoarthritis: A Population‐Based Prospective Cohort Study. Arthritis Care & Research. 2014; 66 (1):139–146.  doi: 10.1002/acr.22120. abstract

Nelson AE, Chaudhary S, Kraus VB, Fang F, Chen JC, Schwartz TA, Shi XA, Renner JB, Stabler TV, Helmick CG, Caldwell K, Robin Poole A, Jordan JM. Whole blood lead levels are associated with biomarkers of joint tissue metabolism in African American and white men and women: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Environ Res. 2011 Nov;111(8):1208-14. Epub 2011 Aug 12. abstract

Nelson AE, Renner JB, Schwartz TA, Kraus VB, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Differences in multi-joint radiographic osteoarthritis phenotypes among African Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project.Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Oct 20. doi: 10.1002/art.30610. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Nelson AE, Devellis RF, Renner JB, Schwartz TA, Conaghan PG, Kraus VB, Jordan JM. Quantification of the whole-body burden of radiographic osteoarthritis using factor analysis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2011 Oct 25;13(5):R176. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Golightly YM, Marshall SW, Kraus VB, Renner JB, Villaveces A, Casteel C, Jordan JM. Biomarkers of incident radiographic knee osteoarthritis: do they vary by chronic knee symptoms? Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Aug;63(8):2276-83. doi: 10.1002/art.30412. abstract

Golightly YM, Hannan MT, Shi XA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Jordan JM Association of foot symptoms with self-reported and performance-based measures of physical function: The Johnston County osteoarthritis project. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 May;63(5):654-9. abstract

Golightly YM, Hannan MT, Shi XA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Association of foot symptoms with self-reported and performance-based measures of physical function: The Johnston County osteoarthritis project. Arthritis Care Res 2011;63(5):654–9. abstract

Wise BL, Niu J, Zhang Y, Wang N, Jordan JM, Choy E, Hunter DJ. Psychological factors and their relation to osteoarthritis pain. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010;18(7):883–7. abstract

Murphy L, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Tudor G, Koch G, Dragomir A, Kalsbeek WD, Luta G, Jordan JM. Lifetime Risk of Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum 2008;59(9):1207–1213. abstract

Murphy LB, Helmick CG, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Tudor G, Koch GG, Dragomir AD, Kalsbeek WD, Luta G, Jordan JM. One in four people may develop symptomatic hip osteoarthritis in his or her lifetime. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2010;18(11):1372-9. abstract

Golightly YM, Allen KD, Helmick CG, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Hazard of incident and progressive knee and hip radiographic osteoarthritis and chronic joint symptoms in individuals with and without limb length inequality.
J Rheumatol2010;37(10):2133-40. abstract

Nelson AE, Renner JB, Shi XA, Shreffler JH, Schwartz TA, Jordan JM. Cross-sectional comparison of extended anteroposterior and posteroanterior fixed flexion positioning to assess radiographic osteoarthritis at the knee: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Care Res 2010;62(9):1342-5. abstract

Sayre EC, Jordan JM, Cibere J, Murphy L, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Rahman MM, Aghajanian J, Kang W, Badley EM, Kopec JA. Quantifying the association of radiographic osteoarthritis in knee or hip joints with other knees or hips: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J Rheumatology 2010; 37:1260-1265. abstract

Nelson AE, Golightly YM, Kraus VB, Stabler T, Renner JB, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Serum transforming growth factor-beta 1 is not a robust biomarker of incident and progressive radiographic osteoarthritis at the hip and knee: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2010;18(6):825-9. Epub 2010 Feb 17. abstract

Allen KD, Chen JC, Callahan LF, Golightly YM, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Associations of occupational tasks with knee and hip osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J of Rheumatology 2010;37:842-850. abstract

Nelson AE, Braga L, Renner JB, Atashili J, Woodard J, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Characterization of individual radiographic features of hip osteoarthritis in African American and White women and men: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Care Res 2010;62(2):190-7. abstract

Callahan LF, Shreffler J, Siaton BC, Helmick CG, Schoster B, Schwartz TA, Chen J-C, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Limited educational attainment and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional analysis using data from the Johnston County (North Carolina) Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Research and Therapy 2010;12:R46. abstract html pdf

Nelson AE, Fang F, Shi XA, Kraus VB, Stabler T, Renner JB, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Failure of serum transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta1) as a biomarker of radiographic osteoarthritis at the knee and hip: a cross-sectional analysis in the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2009;17(6):772-6. abstract

Allen KD, Helmick CG, Schwartz TA, DeVellis RF, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Racial differences in self-reported pain and function among individuals with radiographic hip and knee osteoarthritis: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2009;17(9):1132-6. abstract

Golightly Y, Allen KD, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Symptoms of the knee and hip in individuals with and without limb length inequality. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2009;17(5):596-600.

Jordan JM, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Luta G, Dragomir AD, Woodard J, Fang F, Schwartz TA, Nelson AE, Abbate LM, Callahan LF, Kalsbeek WD, Hochberg MC. Prevalence of hip symptoms and radiographic and symptomatic hip osteoarthritis in African Americans and Caucasians: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J Rheumatology 2009;36(4):809-15. abstract

Nelson AE, Braga L, Braga-Baiak A, Atashili J, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Static knee alignment measurements among Caucasians and African Americans: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J Rheumatology 2009;36(9):1987-90. abstract

Allen KD, Renner JB, DeVellis B, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Racial Differences in Sleep Medication Use: A Cross-Sectional Study of the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Ann Pharmacother 2008;42:1239-1246.

Allen KD, Renner JB, DeVellis B, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. (2008) Osteoarthritis and sleep: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Journal of Rheumatology 2008;35(6):1102-7.

Golightly YM, Allen KD, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Salazar A, Jordan JM. Relationship of limb length inequality with radiographic knee and hip osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 2007;15(7):824-829. abstract

Gossec L, Hawker G, Davis AM, Maillefert JF, Lohmander S, Altman R, Cibere J, Conaghan P, Dieppe PA, Dreinhofer K, Hochberg MC, Jordan JM, Katz JN, March L, Mahomed K, Pavelka K, Roos E, Suarez-Almazor M, Zanoli G, Dougados M. OMERACT/OARSI Initiative to Define States of Severity and Indication for Joint Replacement in Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis. J Rheumatol 2007;34(6):1432-1435. abstract

Kraus VB, Jordan JM. Serum C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Target for therapy or trouble? Biomarker Insights 2006;2:1-4. abstract

Kraus VB, Jordan JM (co-first authors), Doherty M, Wilson AG, Moskowitz R, Hochberg M, Loeser R, Hooper M, Renner JB, Crane MM, Hastie P, Sundseth S, Atif U. The Genetics of Generalized Osteoarthritis (GOGO) Study: Study design and evaluation of osteoarthritis phenotypes. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2007;15(2):120-127. abstract

Allen KD, Jordan JM, Renner, JB, Kraus, VB. Relationship of global assessment of change to AUSCAN and pinch and grip strength among Individuals with hand osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 2006;14(12):1281-1287. abstract

Mofidi M, DeVellis RF, Blazer DG, DeVellis BM, Panter AT, Jordan JM. Spirituality and depressive symptoms in a racially diverse US sample of community-dwelling adults. J Nerv Ment Dis 2006;94(12):975-977. abstract

Mofidi M, DeVellis RF, DeVellis BM, Panter AT, Jordan JM. The relationship between Spirituality and depressive symptoms in a racially diverse US sample of community-dwelling adults. J Nerv Ment Dis 2006;194(12):975-977. abstract

Allen KLD, DeVellis, RF, Renner JB, Kraus VB, Jordan JM. Validity and factor structure of the AUSCAN Osteoarthritis Hand Index in a community-based sample. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2007;15(7):830-836. Epub 2007 Feb 27. abstract

Elliott AL, Kraus VB, Renner JB, Fang F, Salazar A, Huguenin T, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Joint-specific hand symptoms and self-reported and performance-based functional status in African-Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Ann Rheum Dis 2007;66(12):1622–1626. abstract

Jordan JM, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Luta G, Woodard J, Dragomir AD, Kalsbeek W, Abbate L, Hochberg MC. Prevalence of knee symptoms and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in African-Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J Rheumnatol 2007;34(1):172–180. abstract

Abbate LM, Stevens J, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Anthropometric measures, body composition, body fat distribution, and knee osteoarthritis in women. Obesity 2006;14(7):1274–1278. abstract

Elliott A, Kraus VB, Luta G, Stabler T, Renner JB, Dragomir AD, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Jordan JM. Serum hyaluronan levels and radiographic knee osteoarthritis in African Americans and Caucasians in the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Rheum 2005;52(1):105-111. abstract

Jordan JM, De Roos AJ, Renner JB, Luta G, Craft N, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Arab L. A case-control study of serum tocopherol levels and the alpha- to gamma-tocopherol ratio in radiographic knee osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Am J Epidemiol 2004;159(10):968-977. abstract

Jordan JM, Luta G, Stabler T, Renner JB, Dragomir AD, Vilim V, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Kraus VB. Ethnic and sex differences in serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Rheum 2003;48(3):675-681. abstract

Dragomir AD, Kraus VB, Renner JB, Luta G, Clark AG, Vilim V, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein increases with signs and symptoms of knee and hip arthritis in the absence of radiographic knee and hip osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2002;10(9):687-691. abstract

DeRoos AJ, Arab L, Renner JB, Luta G, Craft N, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Jordan JM. Serum carotenoids and radiographic knee osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Public Health Nutr 2001;4(5):935-942. abstract

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Lifetime risk of symptomatic osteoarthritis

Murphy LB, Helmick CG, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Tudor G, Koch GG, Dragomir AD, Kalsbeek WD, Luta G, Jordan JM. One in four people may develop symptomatic hip osteoarthritis in his or her lifetime. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2010;18(11):1372-9. abstract

Murphy L, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Tudor G, Koch G, Dragomir A, Kalsbeek WD, Luta G, Jordan JM. Lifetime Risk of Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum 2008;59(9):1207–1213. abstract

Limitations/Disability/Health Related Quality of Life

Barbour KE, Helmick CG, Theis KA, Murphy LB, Hootman JM, Brady TJ, Cheng YJ. Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitation-United States, 2010-2012. MMWR 2013;62 (44):869-873. html   pdf - [358KB]

Dunlop DD, Song J, Semanik PA, Sharma L, Chang RW. Physical activity levels and functional performance in the osteoarthritis initiative: a graded relationship. Arthritis Rheum. 2011;63(1):127-36. doi: 10.1002/art.27760. abstract

Dunlop DD, Semanik P, Song J, Sharma L, Nevitt M, Jackson R, Mysiw J, Chang RW; Osteoarthritis Initiative Investigators. Moving to maintain function in knee osteoarthritis: evidence from the osteoarthritis initiative. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 May;91(5):714-21. abstract html

Theis KA, Furner SE. Shut-In? Impact of chronic conditions on community participation restriction among older adults. J Aging Research 2011;2011:759158. Epub 2011 Aug 3. abstract html

Murphy LB, Bolen J, Schieb L, Hootman, JM, Langmaid GA, Cheng YJ, et al. Prevalence of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis and Arthritis-Attributable Effects Among Hispanic Adults, by Hispanic Subgroup — United States, 2002, 2003, 2006, and 2009. MMWR 2011;60(6):167-171. html pdf [1.1MB]

Cheng YJ, Hootman JM, Murphy LB, Langmaid GA, Helmick CG. Prevalence of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis and Arthritis-Attributable Activity Limitation – United States, 2007–2009. MMWR 2010;59(39):1261–1265. html pdf [1.61 MB]

Theis KA, Murphy L, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Sacks JJ. Arthritis Restricts Volunteer Participation: Prevalence and Correlates of Volunteer Status Among Adults With Arthritis. Arthritis Care & Research;62(7):907–916. abstract

Allen KD, Chen JC, Callahan LF, Golightly YM, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Associations of occupational tasks with knee and hip osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J of Rheumatology 2010;37:842-850.

Bolen J, Schieb L, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Theis K, Murphy LB, et al. Differences in the prevalence and impact of arthritis among racial/ethnic groups in the United States, National Health Interview Survey, 2002, 2003, and 2006. Prev Chronic Dis 2010;7(3). html pdf

Allen KD, Helmick CG, Schwartz TA, DeVellis RF, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Racial differences in self-reported pain and function among individuals with radiographic hip and knee osteoarthritis: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2009;17(9):1132-6. abstract

Braga L, Renner JB, Schwartz TA, Woodard J, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Jordan JM. Differences in radiographic features of knee osteoarthritis in African-Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2009;17(12):1554-1561.

Brault MW, Hootman J, Helmick CG, Theis KA. Armour BS. Prevalence and most common causes of disability among adults, United States, 2005. MMWR 2009;58(16):421-426. html pdf [1.3Mb]

Hootman JM, Brault MW, Helmick CG, Theis KA, Armour BS. Prevalence and Most Common Causes of Disability Among Adults — United States, 2005. MMWR 2009;58(16):421-426. html; pdf [1.3Mb]

Theis KA, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Murphy L, Bolen J, Langmaid G, Jones GC. State-specific prevalence of arthritis-attributable work limitation—United States, 2003. MMWR 2007;56(40):1045–1050. html; pdf [309K]

Theis KA, Helmick CG, Hootman JM. Arthritis burden and impact are greater among U.S. women than men: intervention opportunities. Journal of Women’s Health 2007;16(4):441-453. abstract

Freedman M, Hootman JM, Helmick CG. Projected state-specific increases in self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity Llimitations—United States, 2005–2030. MMWR [View the errata for this article here] 2007;56(17):423-425. html; pdf [529K]

Theis KA, Murphy L, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Yelin E. Prevalence and correlates of arthritis-attributable work limitation in the U.S. population among persons ages 18–64: 2002 National Health Interview Survey Data. Arthritis Rheum 2007;57(3):355–363. abstract

Hootman J, Bolen J, Helmick C, Langmaid G. Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitation—United States, 2003-2005. MMWR [View the errata for this article here and here.] 2006;55(40):1089–1092. html; pdf [590K]

Hootman JM, Helmick CG. Projections of U.S. prevalence of arthritis and associated activity limitations. Arthritis Rheum 2006;54(1):266–229. abstract

Strine TW, Hootman JM, Okoro CA, Balluz L, Moriarty DG, Owens M et al. Frequent mental distress status among adults with arthritis age 45 years and older, 2001. Arthritis Rheum 2004;51(4):533–537. abstract

Mili FD, Helmick CG, Zack MM, Moriarty D. Health-related quality of life among adults reporting arthritis: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 15 states and Puerto Rico, 1996–1999. J Rheumatol 2003;30(1):160–166. abstract

Okoro CA, Hootman JM, Strine TW, Balluz L, Mokdad AH. Disability, arthritis, and body weight among adults aged 45 and older. Results from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2001. Obesity Research 2004;12(5):854–861. abstract

Health-related quality of life among adults with arthritis--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 11 states, 1996-1998. MMWR 2000;49:366-369. [also in JAMA 2000;283(21):2783-2785]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Arthritis prevalence and activity limitation—United States, 1990. MMWR 1994;43(24):433–438. html; pdf [364K]

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Miscellaneous

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Announcements: National Arthritis Month — May 2010. MMWR2010;59(17):525 html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 2004. MMWR 2004;53(18):383. html pdf [273KB]

TJ Brady. Measures of self efficacy, helplessness, mastery, and control. Arthritis Care Res 2003;49(S5):S147–S164.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 2003. MMWR 2003;52(18):420–421. html; pdf [458K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 2002. MMWR 2002;51(17):374–375. html; pdf [1.46MB]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 2001. MMWR 2001;50(17):333. html; pdf [149K])

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 2000. MMWR 2000;49(17):365. html; pdf [191K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 1999. MMWR 1999;48(17):349. html; pdf [237K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 1998. MMWR 1998;47(17). html; pdf [235K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 1997. MMWR 1997;46(18):389. html; pdf [241K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 1996. MMWR 1996;45(18):373. html; pdf [249K]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Month—May 1994. MMWR 1994;43(17):307. html; pdf [363K]

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Mental Health

Murphy LB, Sacks JJ, Brady TJ, Hootman JM, Chapman DP. Anxiety is more common than depression among US adults with arthritis. Arthritis Care Res. 2012 May 1. doi: 10.1002/acr.21685. [Epub ahead of print]. abstract

Furner SE, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Bolen J, Zack MM. Health-related quality of life of U.S. adults with arthritis: analysis of data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2003, 2005, and 2007. Arthritis Care Res 2011 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Carlson SA, Maynard LM, Fulton JE, Hootman JM, Yoon PW. Physical activity advice to manage chronic conditions for adults with arthritis or hypertension, 2007. Prev Med. 2009 Jun 29. Prev Med 2009;49(2-3):209-212. abstract

Hootman JM, Cheng WV. Psychological distress and fair/poor health among adults with arthritis: state-specific prevalence and correlates of general health status, United States, 2007. International Journal of Public Health 2009;54 S75–S83. pdf [172K]

Theis KA, Helmick CG, Hootman JM. Arthritis burden and impact are greater among U.S. women than men: intervention opportunities. Journal of Women’s Health 2007;16(4):441-453. abstract

Strine TW, Hootman JM, Okoro CA, Balluz L, Moriarty DG, Owens M et al. Frequent mental distress status among adults with arthritis age 45 years and older, 2001. Arthritis Rheum
2004;51(4):533–537. abstract

Schiaffino KM, and Brady TJ. Psychosocial Aspects. In: Clinical Care in Rheumatic Diseases, edited by ST Wegener, BL Belza, EG Gall. Atlanta: American College of Rheumatology, 1996; p.15–18.

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Osteoarthritis

Barbour KE, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Murphy LB, Theis KA, Schwartz TA, Kalsbeek WD, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines and the Risk of Incident Knee Osteoarthritis: A Population‐Based Prospective Cohort Study. Arthritis Care & Research. 2014; 66 (1):139–146.  doi: 10.1002/acr.22120. abstract

Nelson AE, Golightly YM, Renner JB, Schwartz TA, Kraus VB, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Differences in multijoint symptomatic osteoarthritis phenotypes by race and sex: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis & Rheumatism 2013;65(2):373-377. abstract

Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Brady TJ. A Public Health Approach to Addressing Arthritis in Older Adults: The Most Common Cause of Disability. American Journal of Public Health, published online ahead of print January 19, 2012.

Nguyen US, Zhang Y, Zhu Y, Niu J, Zhang B, Felson DT. Increasing prevalence of knee pain and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: survey and cohort data. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(11):725-32. abstract

Dunlop DD, Song J, Semanik PA, Sharma L, Chang RW. Physical activity levels and functional performance in the osteoarthritis initiative: a graded relationship. Arthritis Rheum. 2011;63(1):127-36. doi: 10.1002/art.27760. abstract

Dunlop DD, Semanik P, Song J, Sharma L, Nevitt M, Jackson R, Mysiw J, Chang RW; Osteoarthritis Initiative Investigators. Moving to maintain function in knee osteoarthritis: evidence from the osteoarthritis initiative. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 May;91(5):714-21. abstract html

Dunlop DD, Song J, Semanik PA, Chang RW, Sharma L, Bathon JM, Eaton CB, Hochberg MC, Jackson RD, Kwoh KC, Mysiw WJ, Nevitt MC, Hootman JM. Objective physical activity measurement in the osteoarthritis initiative: Are guidelines being met? Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Jul 26. doi: 10.1002/art.30562. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Golightly YM, Hannan MT, Shi XA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Association of foot symptoms with self-reported and performance-based measures of physical function: The Johnston County osteoarthritis project. Arthritis Care Res 2011;63(5):654–9. abstract

Wise BL, Niu J, Zhang Y, Wang N, Jordan JM, Choy E, Hunter DJ. Psychological factors and their relation to osteoarthritis pain. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010;18(7):883–7. abstract

Murphy LB, Helmick CG, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Tudor G, Koch GG, Dragomir AD, Kalsbeek WD, Luta G, Jordan JM. One in four people may develop symptomatic hip osteoarthritis in his or her lifetime. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2010;18(11):1372-9. abstract

Sayre EC, Jordan JM, Cibere J, Murphy L, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Rahman MM, Aghajanian J, Kang W, Badley EM, Kopec JA. Quantifying the association of radiographic osteoarthritis in knee or hip joints with other knees or hips: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J Rheumatology 2010;37:1260-1265. abstract

Nelson AE, Golightly YM, Kraus VB, Stabler T, Renner JB, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Serum transforming growth factor-beta 1 is not a robust biomarker of incident and progressive radiographic osteoarthritis at the hip and knee: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2010;18(6):825-9. Epub 2010 Feb 17. abstract

Lubar D, White PH, Callahan LF, Chang RW, Helmick CG, Lappin DR, Melnick A, Moskowitz RW, Odom E, Sacks J, Toal SB, Waterman MB. A national public health agenda for osteoarthritis 2010. Semin Arthritis Rheum 2010;39(5):323–6. PDF [139 K] Copyright© 2010 Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. All rights reserved.

Allen KD, Chen JC, Callahan LF, Golightly YM, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Associations of occupational tasks with knee and hip osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J of Rheumatology 2010;37:842-850. abstract

Callahan LF, Shreffler J, Siaton BC, Helmick CG, Schoster B, Schwartz TA, Chen J-C, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Limited educational attainment and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional analysis using data from the Johnston County (North Carolina) Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Research and Therapy 2010;12:R46. abstract html pdf

Nelson AE, Braga L, Renner JB, Atashili J, Woodard J, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Characterization of individual radiographic features of hip osteoarthritis in African American and White women and men: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Care Res 2010;62(2):190-7. abstract

Braga L, Renner JB, Schwartz TA, Woodard J, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Jordan JM. Differences in radiographic features of knee osteoarthritis in African-Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2009;17(12):1554-1561.

Golightly Y, Allen KD, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Symptoms of the knee and hip in individuals with and without limb length inequality. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2009;17(5):596-600.

Jordan JM, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Luta G, Dragomir AD, Woodard J, Fang F, Schwartz TA, Nelson AE, Abbate LM, Callahan LF, Kalsbeek WD, Hochberg MC. Prevalence of hip symptoms and radiographic and symptomatic hip osteoarthritis in African Americans and Caucasians: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J Rheumatology 2009;36(4):809-15. abstract

Nelson AE, Fang F, Shi XA, Kraus VB, Stabler T, Renner JB, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Failure of serum transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta1) as a biomarker of radiographic osteoarthritis at the knee and hip: a cross-sectional analysis in the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2009;17(6):772-6. abstract

Allen KD, Helmick CG, Schwartz TA, DeVellis RF, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Racial differences in self-reported pain and function among individuals with radiographic hip and knee osteoarthritis: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2009;17(9):1132-6. abstract

Cisternas MG, MGC Data Svcs, Murphy L, Croft JB, Helmick CG. Racial disparities in total knee replacement among medicare enrollees — United States, 2000–2006. MMWR 2009;58(6):134–138. html; pdf [1.3Mb]

Allen KD, Renner JB, DeVellis B, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Racial Differences in Sleep Medication Use: A Cross-Sectional Study of the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Ann Pharmacother 2008;42:1239-1246.

Allen KD, Renner JB, DeVellis B, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. (2008) Osteoarthritis and sleep: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Journal of Rheumatology 2008;35(6):1102-7.

Murphy L, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Tudor G, Koch G, Dragomir A, Kalsbeek WD, Luta G, Jordan JM. Lifetime Risk of Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum 2008;59(9):1207–1213. abstract

Elliott AL, Kraus VB, Renner JB, Fang F, Salazar A, Huguenin T, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Joint-specific hand symptoms and self-reported and performance-based functional status in African-Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Ann Rheum Dis 2007;66(12):1622–1626. abstract

Jordan JM, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Luta G, Woodard J, Dragomir AD, Kalsbeek W, Abbate L, Hochberg MC. Prevalence of knee symptoms and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in African-Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J Rheumnatol 2007;34(1):172–180. abstract

Abbate LM, Stevens J, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Anthropometric measures, body composition, body fat distribution, and knee osteoarthritis in women. Obesity 2006;14(7):1274–1278. abstract

Elliott A, Kraus VB, Luta G, Stabler T, Renner JB, Dragomir AD, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Jordan JM. Serum hyaluronan levels and radiographic knee osteoarthritis in African Americans and Caucasians in the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Rheum 2005;52(1):105-111. abstract

Jordan JM, De Roos AJ, Renner JB, Luta G, Craft N, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Arab L. A case-control study of serum tocopherol levels and the alpha- to gamma-tocopherol ratio in radiographic knee osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Am J Epidemiol 2004;159(10):968-977. abstract

Hootman JM, Macera CA, Helmick CG, and Blair SN. The influence of physical activity-related joint stress on the risk of self reported hip/knee osteoarthritis: A new method to quantify physical activity. Prev Med 2003;36(5):636–644. abstract

Jordan JM, Luta G, Stabler T, Renner JB, Dragomir AD, Vilim V, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Kraus VB. Ethnic and sex differences in serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Rheum 2003;48(3):675-681. abstract

Dragomir AD, Kraus VB, Renner JB, Luta G, Clark AG, Vilim V, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein increases with signs and symptoms of knee and hip arthritis in the absence of radiographic knee and hip osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2002;10(9):687-691. abstract

Sniezek JE, Brady TJ, Marks JS. Osteoarthritis. In: Encyclopedia of Public Health, Edited by Breslow L. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2002, p.876–879.

DeRoos AJ, Arab L, Renner JB, Luta G, Craft N, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Jordan JM. Serum carotenoids and radiographic knee osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Public Health Nutr 2001;4(5):935-942. abstract

Felson DT, Lawrence RC, Dieppe PA, Hirsch R, Helmick CG. Osteoarthritis: New insights. Part 1: The disease and its risk factors. Ann Intern Med 2000;133(8):635–646. abstract

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Physical Activity

Barbour KE, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Murphy LB, Theis KA, Schwartz TA, Kalsbeek WD, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines and the Risk of Incident Knee Osteoarthritis: A Population‐Based Prospective Cohort Study. Arthritis Care & Research. 2014; 66 (1):139–146.  doi: 10.1002/acr.22120. abstract

Lee J, Song J, Hootman JM, Semanik PA, Chang RW, Sharma L, Van Horn L, Bathon JM, Eaton CB, Hochberg MC, Jackson R, Kwoh CK, Mysiw WJ, Nevitt M, Dunlop DD. Obesity and other modifiable factors for physical inactivity measured by accelerometer in adults with knee osteoarthritis: Data from the osteoarthritis initiative (OAI). Arthritis Care Res. 2012 Jun 5. doi: 10.1002/acr.21754. [Epub ahead of print]. abstract

Hootman JM, Barbour KE, Watson KB, Harris C. State-specific prevalence of no leisure-time physical activity among adults with and without doctor-diagnosed arthritis – United States, 2009. MMWR 2011;60(48):1641-1645. html pdf [1.10MB]

Dunlop DD, Song J, Semanik PA, Sharma L, Chang RW. Physical activity levels and functional performance in the osteoarthritis initiative: a graded relationship. Arthritis Rheum. 2011;63(1):127-36. doi: 10.1002/art.27760. abstract

Dunlop DD, Semanik P, Song J, Sharma L, Nevitt M, Jackson R, Mysiw J, Chang RW; Osteoarthritis Initiative Investigators. Moving to maintain function in knee osteoarthritis: evidence from the osteoarthritis initiative. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 May;91(5):714-21. abstract html

Dunlop DD, Song J, Semanik PA, Chang RW, Sharma L, Bathon JM, Eaton CB, Hochberg MC, Jackson RD, Kwoh KC, Mysiw WJ, Nevitt MC, Hootman JM. Objective physical activity measurement in the osteoarthritis initiative: Are guidelines being met? Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Jul 26. doi: 10.1002/art.30562. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Kelley GA, Kelley KS, Hootman JM, Jones DL. Exercise and global well-being in community-dwelling adults with fibromyalgia: a systematic review with meta-analysis. BMC Public Health. 2010;10:198. html pdf [740KB]

Barbour KE, Hootman JM, Murphy LB, Helmick CG. Arthritis as a Potential Barrier to Physical Activity Among Obese Adults–United States, 2007 and 2009. MMWR 2011;60(19):614–618. html pdf [1.7MB]

Furner SE, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Bolen J, Zack MM. Health-related quality of life of U.S. adults with arthritis: analysis of data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2003, 2005, and 2007. Arthritis Care Res 2011 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print] abstract

Do BT, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Brady TJ. Monitoring Healthy People 2010 arthritis management objectives: self-management education and clinician counseling for weight loss and exercise. Annals of Family Medicine 2011;9(2):136-141.

Kelley GA, Kelley KS, Hootman JM, Jones DL. Effects of community-deliverable exercise on pain and physical function in adults with arthritis and other rheumatic diseases: A meta-analysis. Arthritis Care & Research 2011;63(1):79–93. abstract

Dunlop DD, Song J, Semanik PA, Sharma L, Chang RW. Physical activity levels and functional performance in the osteoarthritis initiative: A graded relationship. Arthritis Rheum 2011;63(1):127-36. abstract

Carlson SA, Maynard LM, Fulton JE, Hootman JM, Yoon PW. Physical activity advice to manage chronic conditions for adults with arthritis or hypertension, 2007. Prev Med. 2009;49(2-3):209-12. abstract

Bolen J, Murphy L, Greenlund K, , Helmick CG, Hootman J, Brady TJ, Langmaid G, Keenan N. Arthritis as a potential barrier to physical activity among adults with heart disease — United States, 2005 and 2007. MMWR 2009;58(7):165-169. html; pdf [1.25Mb]

Bolen J, Hootman J, Helmick CG, Murphy L, Langmaid G, Caspersen CJ. Arthritis as a potential barrier to physical activity among adults with diabetes — United States, 2005 and 2007. MMWR 2008;57(18):486-489. html; pdf [1.3Mb]

Callahan LF, Mielenz T, Freburger J, Shreffler J, Hootman J, Brady T, Buysse K, and Schwartz T. A randomized controlled trial of the People with Arthritis Can Exercise Program: symptoms, function, physical activity, and psychosocial outcomes. Arthritis Care Res 2008;59(1):92–101. abstract

Steiner B, Hootman J, Langmaid G, Bolen J, Helmick CG. State prevalence of self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis and arthritis-attributable activity limitation—United States, 2003. MMWR 2006;55(17):477-481. html; pdf [512K]

Shih M, Hootman JM, Kruger J, Helmick CG. Physical activity in men and women with arthritis, National Health Interview Survey, 2002. Am J Prev Med 2006;30(5):385-93. abstract

Abell JE, Hootman JM, Zack MM, Moriarty D, Helmick CG. Physical activity and health-related quality of life among people with arthritis. J Epidemiol Community Health 2005;59:380-385.

Hootman JM, Langmaid G, Helmick CG, Bolen J, Kim I, Shih M et al. Monitoring progress in arthritis management—United States and 25 states, 2003. MMWR 2005;54(19):484–488. html; pdf [278K]

Wilcox S, Der Ananian C, Abbott J, Vrazel J, Ramsey C, Sharpe PA, Brady T. Perceived exercise barriers, enablers, and benefits among exercising and nonexercising adults with arthritis: results from a qualitative study. Arthritis Rheum. 2006;55(4):616-27. abstract html pdf (Size: 124K)

Macera CA, Hootman JM, Sniezek JE. Major public health benefits of physical activity. Arthritis Care Res 2003;49(1):122–128. html, pdf (Size: 77K)

Hootman JM, Macera CA, Helmick CG, Blair SN. The influence of physical activity-related joint stress on the risk of self reported hip/knee osteoarthritis: A new method to quantify physical activity. Prev Med 2003;36(5):636–644. abstract

Hootman JM, Macera CA, Ham S, Helmick CG, and Sniezek JE. Physical activity levels among the general U.S. adult population and in adults with and without arthritis. Arthritis Care Res 2003;9(1):129–135. abstract

Rogers LQ, Macera CA, Hootman JM, Ainsworth BE, Blair SN. The association between arthritis and type of physical activity classified by joint stress: An analysis of the Cooper Clinic data. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2002;10(8):617–622. abstract

Wang G, Helmick CG, Macera CA, Zhang P, Pratt M. Inactivity-associated medical costs among U.S. adults with arthritis. Arthritis Care Res 2001;45(5):439–445. abstract

Laplante MP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevalence of leisure-time physical activity among persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions—United States, 1990–1991. MMWR 1997;46(18):389–393. html; pdf [241K]

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Public Health Approach

Murphy L, Helmick CG. The impact of osteoarthritis in the United States: a population-health perspective: A population-based review of the fourth most common cause of hospitalization in U.S. adults. Orthop Nurs. 2012;31(2):85-91. abstract

Murphy L, Helmick CG. The impact of osteoarthritis in the United States: a population-health perspective. Am J Nurs. 2012;112(3 Suppl 1):S13-9. abstract

Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Brady TJ. A public health approach to addressing arthritis in older adults: the most common cause of disability. Am J Public Health. 2012;102(3):426-33. abstract

IOM (Institute of Medicine). 2012. Living well with chronic illness: A call for public health action. Washington, DC: The National Academic Press. html

Brady TJ, Sniezek J, Ramsey LA. News from the CDC: Scaling up sustainable intervention delivery–lessons learned from the CDC arthritis program. Translational Behavioral Medicine Practice, Policy, Research. 2012;2(1):3-5. abstract html

Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Brady TJ. A Public Health Approach to Addressing Arthritis in Older Adults: The Most Common Cause of Disability. American Journal of Public Health, 2012 Mar;102(3):426-33. Epub 2012 Jan 19. abstract

Lubar D, White PH, Callahan LF, Chang RW, Helmick CG, Lappin DR, Melnick A, Moskowitz RW, Odom E, Sacks J, Toal SB, Waterman MB. A national public health agenda for osteoarthritis 2010. Semin Arthritis Rheum 2010;39(5):323–6. PDF [139 K] Copyright© 2010 Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. All rights reserved.

Rao JK Hootman JM. Prevention research and rheumatic disease. Current Opinion in Rheumatology 2004;16(2):119–124. abstract

Macera CA, Hootman JM, Sniezek JE. Major public health benefits of physical activity. Arthritis Care Res 2003;49(1):122–128. html pdf (Size: 77K)

Brady TJ, Sniezek JE. Implementing the National Arthritis Action Plan: New population-based approaches to increasing physical activity among people with arthritis. Arthritis Care Res 2003;49(3):471–476. abstract

Sacks JJ, Sniezek JE. Targeting Arthritis: The nation's leading cause of disability. In: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Promising Practices in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control: A Public Health Framework for Action. Anonymous. Atlanta: Department of Health and Human Services, 2003, p.5–19.

Hootman JM, Gearing J, Bolen J, Sniezek JE. A public health approach to arthritis: A CDC and Georgia partnership. Atlanta Medicine 2002;76(3):25–29.

Hootman JM, Sniezek JE, Helmick CG. Women and arthritis—burden, impact and prevention programs. J Womens Health Gen Based Med 2002;11(5):407–416. abstract

Arthritis Foundation, Association of Territorial Health Officials, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Arthritis Action Plan: A Public Health Strategy. Atlanta: Arthritis Foundation, 1999. html

Meenan RF, Helmick CG, Callahan LF. The National Arthritis Action Plan: A public health strategy for a looming epidemic (editorial). Arthritis Care Res 1999;12(2):79–81. abstract

Sahyoun NR, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Harris T, Pamuk ER. Body mass index, weight change, and incidence of self-reported physician-diagnosed arthritis among women. Am J Public Health 1999;89(3):391–394. abstract

Singsen BH, Sharp GC, Markenson DM, Harmon RG, Donnell HD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Progress in chronic disease prevention arthritis program—Missouri. MMWR 1988;37(6):85–87, 1998. html

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Race/Gender/Ethnicity

Murphy LB, Bolen J, Schieb L, Hootman, JM, Langmaid GA, Cheng YJ, et al. Prevalence of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis and Arthritis-Attributable Effects Among Hispanic Adults, by Hispanic Subgroup — United States, 2002, 2003, 2006, and 2009. MMWR 2011;60(6):167-171. html pdf [1.1MB]

Bolen J, Schieb L, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Theis K, Murphy LB, et al. Differences in the prevalence and impact of arthritis among racial/ethnic groups in the United States, National Health Interview Survey, 2002, 2003, and 2006. Prev Chronic Dis 2010;7(3). html pdf

Allen KD, Helmick CG, Schwartz TA, DeVellis RF, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Racial differences in self-reported pain and function among individuals with radiographic hip and knee osteoarthritis: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2009;17(9):1132-6. abstract

Cisternas MG, MGC Data Svcs, Murphy L, Croft JB, Helmick CG. Racial disparities in total knee replacement among medicare enrollees — United States, 2000–2006. MMWR 2009;58(6):134–138. html; pdf [1.3Mb]

Allen KD, Renner JB, DeVellis B, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Racial Differences in Sleep Medication Use: A Cross-Sectional Study of the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Ann Pharmacother 2008;42:1239-1246.

Allen KD, Renner JB, DeVellis B, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. (2008) Osteoarthritis and sleep: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Journal of Rheumatology 2008;35(6):1102-7.

Theis KA, Murphy L, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Yelin E. Prevalence and correlates of arthritis-attributable work limitation in the U.S. population among persons ages 18–64: 2002 National Health Interview Survey Data. Arthritis Rheum 2007;57(3):355–363. abstract

Elliott AL, Kraus VB, Renner JB, Fang F, Salazar A, Huguenin T, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Joint-specific hand symptoms and self-reported and performance-based functional status in African-Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Ann Rheum Dis 2007;66(12):1622–1626. abstract

Jordan JM, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Luta G, Woodard J, Dragomir AD, Kalsbeek W, Abbate L, Hochberg MC. Prevalence of knee symptoms and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in African-Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J Rheumnatol 2007;34(1):172–180. abstract

Abbate LM, Stevens J, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Anthropometric measures, body composition, body fat distribution, and knee osteoarthritis in women. Obesity 2006;14(7):1274–1278. abstract

Elliott A, Kraus VB, Luta G, Stabler T, Renner JB, Dragomir AD, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Jordan JM. Serum hyaluronan levels and radiographic knee osteoarthritis in African Americans and Caucasians in the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Rheum 2005;52(1):105-111. abstract

Jordan JM, De Roos AJ, Renner JB, Luta G, Craft N, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Arab L. A case-control study of serum tocopherol levels and the alpha- to gamma-tocopherol ratio in radiographic knee osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Am J Epidemiol 2004;159(10):968-977. abstract

Jordan JM, Luta G, Stabler T, Renner JB, Dragomir AD, Vilim V, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Kraus VB. Ethnic and sex differences in serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Rheum 2003;48(3):675-681. abstract

Dragomir AD, Kraus VB, Renner JB, Luta G, Clark AG, Vilim V, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Jordan JM. Serum cartilage oligomeric matrix protein increases with signs and symptoms of knee and hip arthritis in the absence of radiographic knee and hip osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2002;10(9):687-691. abstract

Bolen J, Sniezek J, Theis K, Helmick CG, Hootman JM, Brady TJ et al. Racial/Ethnic differences in the prevalence and impact of doctor-diagnosed arthritis—United States, 2002. MMWR 2005;54(5):119–123. html

Hootman JM, Sniezek JE, Helmick CG. Women and arthritis—burden, impact and prevention programs. J Womens Health Gen Based Med 2002;11(5):407–416. abstract

DeRoos AJ, Arab L, Renner JB, Luta G, Craft N, Helmick CG, Hochberg MC, Jordan JM. Serum carotenoids and radiographic knee osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. Public Health Nutr 2001;4(5):935-942. abstract

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevalence and impact of arthritis by race and ethnicity—United States, 1989–1991. MMWR 1996;45(18):373–378. html; pdf [249K]

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Self-Management

Do BT, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Brady TJ. Monitoring Healthy People 2010 arthritis management objectives: self-management education and clinician counseling for weight loss and exercise. Annals of Family Medicine 2011;9(2):136-141.

Hootman JM, Langmaid G, Helmick CG, Bolen J, Kim I, Shih M et al. Monitoring progress in arthritis management—United States and 25 states, 2003. MMWR 2005;54(19):484–488. html; pdf [278K]

Brady TJ. Measures of self efficacy, helplessness, mastery, and control. Arthritis Care Res 2003;49(S5):S147–S164.

Brady TJ, Kruger JMS, Helmick CG, Callahan LF, Boutaugh ML. Intervention programs for arthritis and other rheumatic diseases. Health Education and Behavior 2003;30(1):44–63. abstract

Boutaugh ML, Brady TJ. Patient education for self-management. In: Clinical Care in the Rheumatic Diseases, II edition. Edited by Robbins L, Burckhardt CS, Hannan MT, DeHoratius RJ. Atlanta: American College of Rheumatology, 2001, p.155–161.

Brady TJ, Sniezek JE, Conn DL. Enhancing patient self-management in clinical practice. Bulletin on the Rheumatic Diseases 2001;49(9):1–4.

Kruger JMS, Helmick CG, Callahan LF, and Haddix AC. Cost-effectiveness of the Arthritis Self-Help Course. Arch Intern Med 1998;158(11):1245–1249. abstract

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Weight

Lee J, Song J, Hootman JM, Semanik PA, Chang RW, Sharma L, Van Horn L, Bathon JM, Eaton CB, Hochberg MC, Jackson R, Kwoh CK, Mysiw WJ, Nevitt M, Dunlop DD. Obesity and other modifiable factors for physical inactivity measured by accelerometer in adults with knee osteoarthritis: Data from the osteoarthritis initiative (OAI). Arthritis Care Res. 2012 Jun 5. doi: 10.1002/acr.21754. [Epub ahead of print]. abstract

Barbour KE, Hootman JM, Murphy LB, Helmick CG. Arthritis as a Potential Barrier to Physical Activity Among Obese Adults–United States, 2007 and 2009. MMWR 2011;60(19):614–618. html pdf [1.7MB]

Hootman JM, Pan L, Helmick CG, Hannan C. State-specific trends in obesity prevalence among adults with arthritis, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2003–2009. MMWR 2011;60(16):509-513. html pdf [1.84MB]

Do BT, Hootman JM, Helmick CG, Brady TJ. Monitoring Healthy People 2010 arthritis management objectives: self-management education and clinician counseling for weight loss and exercise. Annals of Family Medicine 2011;9(2):136-141.

Cheng YJ, Hootman JM, Murphy LB, Langmaid GA, Helmick CG. Prevalence of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis and Arthritis-Attributable Activity Limitation – United States, 2007–2009. MMWR 2010;59(39):1261–1265. html pdf [1.61 MB]

Mehrotra C, Naimi TS, Serdula M, Bolen J, Pearson K. Arthritis, body mass index, and professional advice to lose weight. Am J Prev Med 2004;27(1):16–21. abstract

Okoro CA, Hootman JM, Strine TW, Balluz L, Mokdad AH. Disability, arthritis, and body weight among adults aged 45 and older. Results from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2001. Obesity Research 2004;12(5):854–861. abstract

Sahyoun NR, Hochberg MC, Helmick CG, Harris T, Pamuk ER. Body mass index, weight change, and incidence of self-reported physician-diagnosed arthritis among women. Am J Public Health 1999;89(3):391–394. abstract

Jordan JM, Luta G, Renner JB, Dragomir AD, Fryer JG, Helmick CG et al. African-Americans face an increased risk of bilateral knee osteoarthritis (OA) from obesity. Arthritis Rheum 1997;40(9):suppl: S331 (#1796), 1997.

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