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Papers and Journal Articles

The following is a list of known papers and publications that draw upon data from the National Mortality Followback Survey Program. Readers are encouraged to send additional citations to NMFS Publications, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 7318 Hyattsville, Maryland, 20782 or e-mail citations to jfs0@cdc.gov. The list is updated once each quarter.

 

Bild D, Stevenson J. Frequency of reporting of diabetes on U.S. death certificates: Analysis of the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 45:275-281. 1992.

Caces MF, Dufour M, Noble JA, Stinson FS. The use of multiple cause of death data for improved detection of alcohol related mortality: 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, Jacksonville, Florida. 1991.

Caces F, Chiapella AP, Smith G, Bertolucci D, Dufour D, Stinson F, Harford TC. Suicide and alcohol consumption in a national sample of decedents. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco. 1997.

Chiapella AP, Cases F. Alcohol-related mortality from death certificate data and informant-reported drinking behavior. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, New Orleans. 1993.

Chiapella AP, Caces F, Smith GS, Dufour M, Bertolucci D, Stinson F. Relationships between alcohol-related mortality and probability of autopsy in the U.S. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco. 1997.

Chiapella AP, Cases F. Rural-urban differentials in autopsy rates. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, Charleston, South Carolina. 1992.

Dufour M, Parrish K, Stinson F, Bertolucci D. Possible bias in coding alcoholic cirrhosis as underlying cause of death. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Toronto. 1990.

Gardner P. Gender differences in the risk for and outcome of cardiovascular disease. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, New Orleans. 1993.

Grabbe L. The activity of daily living data in the National Mortality Followback Survey: A factor analysis. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. 1991.

Grabbe L. The association of functional status and use of formal home care in the last year of life. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC. 1992.

Hahn R. The state of federal health statistics on racial and ethnic groups. Journal of the American Medical Association. 267(2):268-271. 1992.

Hsing A, Hoover R, McLaughlin J, Co-Chien HT, Wacholder W, Blot WJ, Fraumeni, Jr. JF. Oral contraceptives and primary liver cancer among young women. Cancer Causes and Control. 3:43-48. 1992.

Infeld DL. Who are the frail elderly? Identification of the elderly at greatest risk based on the National Mortality Followback Survey. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, New York. 1990

Kapantais G, Powell-Griner E. Characteristics of persons dying of diseases of the heart: Preliminary data from the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Advance data from vital and health statistics, No. 172. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1992.

Kapantais G, Powell-Griner E. Characteristics of persons dying from AIDS: Preliminary data from the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Advance data from vital and health statistics, No. 173. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1989.

Keer DW. Disability and mortality: an exploration of data from the 1993 National Mortality Followback Survey. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Disability Studies, Minneapolis. 1997.

Kemper P, Murtaugh CM. Lifetime use of nursing home care. New England Journal of Medicine. 324:595-600. 1991.

Kemper P, Spillman B, Murtaugh C. A lifetime perspective on proposals for financing nursing home care. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, New York. 1990.

Kemper P, Spillman B, Murtaugh C. A lifetime perspective on proposals for financing nursing home care. Inquiry. 28:333-344. 1991.

Kemper P, Murtaugh C, Spillman B. Lifetime demand for nursing home care. Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society, San Francisco. 1991.

Kemper P, Murtaugh C, Spillman B. Nursing home use after age 65 in the U.S.: Differences in remaining lifetime use among subgroups and states. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Systems Science in Health-Social Services for the Elderly and the Disabled, Barcelona. 1991.

Kestenbaum B. Recent mortality of the oldest old, from Medicare data. Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, DC. 1997.

Krauss N. A profile of the functionally impaired elderly and the probability of institutionalization during the last year of life. Presented and the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Toronto. 1990.

Kung HC, Spitler JF. The use of medical examiner/coroner reports: Results from the 1993 National Mortality Followback Survey pretest. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, New Orleans. 1993.

Kung HC, Spitler JF. Substance use and methods of violent death: Results from the 1993 National Mortality Followback Suirvey pilot. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association,Washington, DC. 1994.

Kung HC, Parrish G, Spitler JF. The abstractability and consistency of medical examiner/coroner reports: Results from the 1993 National Mortality Followback Survey Pilot. Journal of Forensic Sciences. 41(1):86-93. 1996.

Kung HC, liu XH, Juon HS, Chan J. Racial differences in risk factors for suicide. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association, Toronto. 1994.

Kung HC, Chan J. Drinking patterns, occupation, and motor vehicle accident deaths. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association, San Francisco. 1993.

Lentzner H. Quality of life in the last year: Seeking determinants of disability. Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Toronto. 1990.

Lentzner H, Rhodenhiser EP. Estimating disease and disability from a national followback survey. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, New York. 1990.

Lentzner H, Pamuk EP, Rhodenhiser EP, Rothenberg R, Powell-Griner E. The quality of life in the year before death. American Journal of Public Health. 82:1093-1098. 1992.

Li G, Smith GS, Baker SP. Drinking behavior in relation to cause of death among U.S. adults. American Journal of Public Health. 84(8):1402-1406. 1992.

Mathis ES. Socioeconomic characteristics of deceased persons: United States -- 1962-1963 Deaths. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 22, No. 9. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1969.

Murtaugh C. Risky business: Long-term care insurance underwriting. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, New York. 1990

Nam CB, Hummer RA, Rogers RG. Why those who quit smoking have higher mortality risks than those who continue to smoke: Unraveling a paradox. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association,Charleston, South Carolina. 1992.

Nam CB, Hummer RA, Rogers RG, Liu C. Educational effects on the smoking - mortality relationship among adults 25 to 64 years old: United States, mid-1980's. Presented at the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population mortality seminar, Sicily. 1992.

Nam CB, Hummer RA, Rogers RG. Underlying and multiple causes of death related to smoking. Population Research and Policy Review. 13(3):305-325. 1994.

Nam J, McLaughlin J, Bolt W. Cigarette smoking, alcohol and nasopharyngeal carcinoma: A case-control study among U.S. whites. Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Osborne R, Wilson RR, Mangold RW. Summary Report -- 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Washington, DC: United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1988.

Pappas G, Queen S, Hadden W, Fisher G. The increasing disparity in mortality between socioeconomic groups in the United States, 1960 and 1986. New England Journal of Medicine. 329:103-109. 1993.

Parrish KM, Dufour M. Drinking patterns and liver cirrhosis mortality. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism,Toronto. 1990.

Parrish KM, Dufour M, Stinson F, Harford T. Risk factors for liver cirrhosis mortality in the United States. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Snowbird, Utah. 1990.

Parrish KM, Higuchi S, Caces R, Dufour M, Stinson F. Typical drinking and mortaltiy from suicide or homicide. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, New York. 1990

Parrish KM, Dufour M, Stinson F. The association of drinking and smoking among four ethnic groups (whites, blacks, asians, and native americans). Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association,Louisville. 1990.

Poe GS. Analytic uses and limitations of facility abstract records in the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Professional services contract report. Hyttsville, Maryland, National Center for Health Ststistics. 1991.

Poe G, Powell-Griner E, McLaughlin J, Thompson G, Parsons R, Robinson K. Interval between death and survey: Effects on response, data quality, and cost implications. Working Paper Series. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1992.

Poe GS, Powell-Griner E, McLaughlin J, Thompson G, Robinson K. Comparability of the death certificate and the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 2, No. 118. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1993.

Poe G, Seeman I, McLaughlin J, Mehl E, Dietz M. Don’t know boxes in factual questions in a mail questionnaire: Effects on level and quality of response. Public Opinion Quarterly. 52(2):212-222. 1988.

Poe G, Seeman I, McLaughlin J, Mehl E, Dietz M. Certified versus first-class mail in a mixed mode survey of next of kin respondents. Journal of Official Statistics. 6(2):157-164. 1990,

Poe G, McLaughlin J, Powell-Griner E, Parsons CR, Robinson K. The time interval between death and next of kin contact and its effects on response rates and data quality. American Journal of Epidemiology. 134:1454-1462. 1991.

Poe G. Comparability of reporting of demographic items between the death certificate and the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, New Orleans. 1993.

Pottor L. Risk characteristics of injury related mortality: homicide, suicide, motor vehicle accidents, and other injuries. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, New Orleans. 1993.

Powell-Griner E. Characteristics of persons dying from cerebrovascular diseases: Preliminary data from the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Advance data from vital and health statistics, No. 180. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1990.

Prinzinger JM, Messerschmidt D. Access to health care: results from the 1986 National Mortality Followback Sruvey. Presented and the meeting of the Allied Social Sciences Association. 1989.

Prinzinger JM, Messerschmidt D. The National Mortality Followback Survey statistical summary. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Gerontology Society. 1989.

Prinzinger JM, Messerschmidt D, Saboian R. A national cost estimation of the use of family care as an alternative to nursing home care for the elderly. Presented at the meeting of the Atlantic Economic Society. 1989.

Queen S, Pappas G, Hadden W, Fisher G. Widening gap between socioeconomic status and mortality. Statistical Bulletin. 75:31-35. 1994.

Queen S. Access and utilization of services by individuals with disabilities. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Disability Studies, Oakland, California. 1991.

Queen S. Death certificates and informants: Agreement of information between data sources. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, New Orleans. 1993.

Rich S. In the end, final year of life is bleak: Many Americans need daily care. Washington Post. December 29:A1. 1992.

Rogers R. Living and dying in the USA: Sociodemographic determinants of death. Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, DC. 1991.

Rogers R. Marital status and mortality. Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, DC. 1991.

Rogers R, Powell-Griner E. Life expectancies of cigarette smokers and nonsmokers in the United States. Social Science Medicine. 32:1151-1159. 1991.

Rogers R. Living and dying in the United States: Sociodemographic determinants of death among blacks and whites. Demography. 29(2):287-304. 1992.

Rogers R. Marital status, family size, income, and mortality in the U.S.: 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, Jacksonville, Florida. 1991.

Rogers R, Nam C. Who smokes? Sociodemographic determinants of cigarette smoking. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, Charleston, South Carolina. 1992.

Rogers R, Nam C. The interplay between demographic factors and cigarette smoking. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, New Orleans. 1993.

Rose D, Horm J, Poe G, Winn DM. Using the NHIS as the underlying population in multisource data analysis: Some recent examples. Presented at the CDC/ATSDR Symposium on Statistical Methods: Quantitative Methods for Utilization of Multi-Source Data in Public Health, Atlanta. 1991.

Rosenberg HM, Powell-Griner E. New sources of mortality data: Socioeconomic variables. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association, Atlanta. 1991.

Schramm W, Stewart S. Heart disease deaths in Missouri. Missouri Monthly Vital Statistics, Vol. 25, No.5. 1991.

Seeman I, Poe G, McLaughlin J. Design of the 1986 National Mortality Followback Sruvey: Considerations on collecting data on decedents. Public Health Reports. 104(2):183-188. 1989.

Seeman I. National Mortality Followback Survey: 1986 Summary, United States. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 20, No. 19. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1992.

Seeman I, Poe GS, Powell-Griner E. Development, methods, and response characteristics of the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 1, No. 29. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1993.

Seeman I. Experience with medicl device procedures by the decedents in the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Professional services contract report, National Center for Health Statistics. 1991.

Seeman I. Sampler of findings from the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey on risk factors, disability, and health care. Public Health Reports. 107(6):707-712. 1992.

Sharkness CM, Moore RM, Seeman I, Kacamarek RG, Hamburger S. Medical device procedures during the last year of life. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association,Jacksonville, Florida. 1991

Singh G, Chandra A, Yu S. Sociodemographic and behavioral risk factors for breast cancer mortality in the United States. Presented at the annual meeting of the Sourthern Demographic Association,New Orleans. 1993

Smith GS, Chiapella AP, Cases F, Dufour M, Bertolucci D, Stinson F. Drinking patterns and injury mortality. Presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco. 1997.

Spitler JF, Queen S, Placek P. What’s in it for use: Demographiers and the 1986 and 1993 Nationaal Mortality Followback Sruveys (NMFS). Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Denver. 1992.

Spitler JF, Queen S. Disability and mental health in the last year of life. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC. 1994.

Spitler JF, Poe GS, Seeman I. Issues in the analysis of the 1986 National Mortality Followback Survey. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, Charleston, South Carolina. 1992.

Sterling T, Rosenbaum W, Weinkam J. Analysis of the relationship between smokeless tobacco and cancer based on data from the National Mortality Followback Survey. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 45(3):223-231. 1992.

Sterling T, Rosenbaum WL, Weinkam JJ. Bias in attribution of lung cancer as cause of death and its possible consequences in establishing smoking related risks. American Journal of Epidemiology.

Sterling T, Rosenbaum WL, Weinkam JJ. Risk attribution and tobacco-related deaths. American Journal of Epidemiology. 138(2):128-139. 1993.

Sutton GF. Hospitalization in the last year of life: United State -- 1961. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 22, No. 1. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1965.

Timmer EJ. Health insurance coverage of adults who died in 1964 or 1965: United States. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 22, No. 10. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1969.

Timmer EJ, Kovar MG. Expenses for hospital and institutional care during the last year of life for adults who died in 1964 or 1965: United States. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 22, No. 11. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1971.

Wagener D. Patterns of melanoma deaths in the United States. Presented at the Ramazzini Conference,Carpi, Italy. 1990.

Weinkam J, Rosenbaum W, Sterling T. Computation of relative risk based on simultaneous surveys: an alternative to cohort and case-control studies. American Journal of Epidemiology. 1992.

Wunderlich GS, Sutton GF. Episodes and duration of hospitalization in the last year of life: United States -- 1961. Vital and Health Statistics, Series 22, No. 2. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 1966.

 

 

 

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