Publications by Year

Croft JB, Wheaton AG, Liu Y, et al. Urban-rural and state differences in COPD prevalence, Medicare hospitalizations, and mortality — United States, 2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018;67(7):205–211. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6707a1.htm?s_cid=mm6707a1_w/

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Wheaton AG, Pleasants RA, Croft JB, et al. Gender and asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome. J Asthma. 2016;53(7):720–731. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5108520/External

Cunningham TJ, Eke PI, Ford ES, Agaku IT, Wheaton AG, Croft JB. Cigarette smoking, tooth loss, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. J Periodontol. 2016;87:385–394. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26537367External

Greenlund KJ, Liu Y, Deokar A, Wheaton AG, Croft JB. Association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease status with increased confusion or memory loss and functional limitations among adults in 21 states: 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Prev Chronic Dis. 2016;13:150428. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4708003/External

Schauer GL, Wheaton AG, Malarcher AM, Croft JB. Health care provider screening and advice for smoking cessation among smokers with and without COPD: 2009-2010 National Adult Tobacco Survey. Chest. 2016;149:676–684. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26291388External

Cunningham TJ, Ford ES, Rolle IV, Wheaton AG, Croft JB. Associations of self-reported cigarette smoking with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and comorbid chronic conditions in the United States. J COPD. 2015;12:276–286. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4454614/External

Doney B, Hnizdo E, et al. Prevalence of airflow obstruction in U.S. adults aged 40-79 years: NHANES data 1988-1994 and 2007-2010. COPD. 2015;12(4):355–365. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25244575External

Ford ES. Hospital discharges, readmissions, and ED visits for COPD or bronchiectasis among US adults: findings from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2001-2012 and Nationwide Emergency Department Sample 2006-2011. Chest. 2015;147:989–998. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4589247/External

Ford ES. Urinary albumin-creatinine ratio, estimated glomerular filtration rate, and all-cause mortality among US adults with obstructive lung function. Chest. 2015;147:56–67. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4580968/External

Ford ES. Lung function, 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and mortality in US adults. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2015;69:572–578. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4570480/External

Ford ES. Trends in mortality from COPD among adults in the United States. Chest. 2015;148:962–970. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25411775External

Ford ES, Cunningham TJ, Mannino DM. Inflammatory markers and mortality among US adults with obstructive lung function. Respirology. 2015;20:587–593. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4562426/External

Ford ES, Murphy LB, Khavjou O, Giles WH, Holt JB, Croft JB. Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of COPD among adults aged ≥18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020. Chest. 2015;147:31–45. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25058738External

Ford ES, Wheaton AG. Trends in outpatient visits with benzodiazepines among US adults with and without bronchitis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from 1999 to 2010. COPD. 2015;12:649–657. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26244660External

Halldin CN, Doney BC, Hnizdo E. Changes in prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma in the US population and associated risk factors. Chron Respir Dis. 2015;12(1):47–60. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25540134External

Liu Y, Pleasants RA, Croft JB, et al. Body mass index, respiratory conditions, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Resp Medicine. 2015;109:851–859. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26006753External

Liu Y, Pleasants RA, Croft JB, et al. Smoking duration, respiratory symptoms, and COPD in adults aged ≥45 years with a smoking history. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2015;10:1409–1416. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4516194/External

Pleasants RA, Heidari K, Wheaton AG, et al. Targeting persons with or at high-risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for state-based surveillance. COPD. 2015;12:680–689. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26367193External

Wheaton AG, Cunningham TJ, Ford ES, Croft JB. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, employment, and activity limitations — United States, 2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015;64(11):289–295. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6411a1.htm

Wheaton AG, Ford ES, Cunningham TJ, Croft JB. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hospital visits, and comorbidities—National Survey of Residential Care Facilities, 2010. J Aging Health. 2015;27:480–499. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4441204/External

Cunningham TJ, Ford ES, Croft JB, Merrick MT, Rolle IV, Giles WH. Sex-specific relationships between adverse childhood experiences and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in five states. Int J COPD. 2014;9:1022–1043. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4186575/External

Doney B, Hnizdo E, Syamlal G, et al. Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US working adults aged 40 to 70 years. National Health Interview Survey data 2004 to 2011. J Occup Environ Med. 2014;56(10):1088–1093. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25285832External

Doney B, Hnizdo E, Graziani M, et al. Occupational risk factors for COPD phenotypes in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Lung Study. COPD. 2014;11(4):368–380. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4096066/External

Ford ES, Cunningham TJ, Mercado C. Lung function and metabolic syndrome: findings of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2010. J Diabetes. 2014;6:603–613. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4684940/External

Ford ES, Li C, Cunningham TJ, Croft JB. Associations between antioxidants and all-cause mortality among US adults with obstructive lung function. Brit J Nutrition. 2014;112:1662–1673. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4560207/External

Ford ES, Mannino DM, Giles WH, Wheaton AG, Liu Y, Croft JB. Prescription practices for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: findings from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 1999-2010. COPD. 2014;11:247–255. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4559259/External

Ford ES, Mannino DM, Wheaton AG, et al. Trends in the use, sociodemographic correlates, and undertreatment of prescription medications for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the United States from 1999 to 2010. PLOS ONE. 2014;9(4):e95305. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3994065/External

Liu Y, Croft JB, Anderson LA, Wheaton AG, Presley-Cantrell LR, Ford ES. The association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, disability, engagement in social activities, and mortality among US adults aged 70 years or older, 1994-2006. Int J COPD. 2014;9:75–83. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3896280/External

Pleasants RA, Ohar JA, Croft JB, et al. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma—patient characteristics and health impairment. COPD. 2014;11:256–266. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24152212External

Schauer GL, Wheaton AG, Malarcher AM, Croft JB. Smoking prevalence and cessation characteristics among US adults with and without COPD: findings from the 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. COPD. 2014;11:697–704. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24841392External

Zhang X, Holt JB, Lu H, et al. Multilevel regression and poststratification for small-area estimation of population health outcomes: a case study of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevalence using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Am J Epidemiol. 2014;179:1025–1033. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24598867External

Croft JB, Giles WH, Presley-Cantrell LR, Wheaton AG. CDC perspective on a dynamic partnership to improve the surveillance of COPD at state and local levels. Lung Health Professional. 2013;4(1):15.

Ford ES, Croft JB, Mannino DM, Wheaton AG, Zhang X, Giles WH. COPD surveillance—United States, 1999-2011. Chest. 2013;144(1):284–305. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3707177/External

Ford ES, Mannino DM, Wheaton AG, Giles WH, Presley-Cantrell LR, Croft JB. Trends in the prevalence of obstructive and restrictive lung function among adults in the United States: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1988-1994 to 2007-2010. Chest. 2013;143(5):1395–1406. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4563801/External

Tilert T, Dillon C, Paulose-Ram R, Hnizdo E, Doney B. Estimating the U.S. prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using pre- and post-bronchodilator spirometry: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007-2010. Respir Res. 2013;14:103. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3854606/External

Wheaton AG, Ford ES, Thompson WW, Greenlund KJ, Presley-Cantrell LR, Croft JB. Pulmonary function, chronic respiratory symptoms, and health-related quality of life among adults in the United States—National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2010. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:e854. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3848467/External

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and associated health-care resource use — North Carolina, 2007 and 2009. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2012;61:143. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6108a3.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults — United States, 2011. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2012;61:938–943. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6146a2.htm

Ford ES, Mannino DM, Zhao G, Li C, Croft JB. Changes in mortality among US adults with COPD in two national cohorts recruited from 1971-1975 and 1988-1994. Chest. 2012;141(1):101–110. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21700689External

Ford ES, Wheaton AG, Mannino DM, Presley-Cantrell LR, Li C, Croft JB. Elevated cardiovascular risk among adults with obstructive and restrictive airway functioning in the United States: a cross-sectional study of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 2007-2010. Respir Res. 2012:13;115. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3546884/External

Akinbami LJ, Liu X. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged 18 and over in the United States, 1998-2009. NCHS Data Brief. 2011;63. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db63.pdf [PDF – 583KB].

Holt JB, Zhang X, Presley-Cantrell L, Croft JB. Geographic disparities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) hospitalization among Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2011:6:321–328. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3119107/External

Brown DW, Croft JB, Greenlund KJ, Giles WH. Trends in hospitalization with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—United States, 1990-2005. COPD. 2010;7:59–62. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20214464External

Brown DW, Pleasants R, Ohar JA, et al. Health-related quality of life and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in North Carolina. N Am J Med Sci. 2010:2:60–65. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22624116External

Mannino DM, Croft JB, Brown DW. Chapter 5: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In: Schraufnagel DE, ed. Breathing in America: Diseases, Progress, Hope. American Thoracic Society. Chicago, IL: 2010:47–56.

Bang KM, Syamial G, Mazurek JM. Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the US working population: an analysis of data from the 1997-2004 National Health Interview Survey. COPD. 2009;6:380–387. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19863367External

Brown DW, Croft JB, Greenlund KJ, Giles WH. Average age at death from COPD in the United States: 1980-85, 1990-95, 2000-05. COPD. 2009;6:152–154. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19811369External

Anda RF, Brown DW, Dube SR, Bremner JD, Felitti VJ, Giles WH. Adverse childhood experiences and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adults. Am J Prev Med. 2008;34:396–403. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18407006External

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking-attributable mortality, years of potential life lost, and productivity losses — United States, 2000-2004. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008;57(45):1226–1228. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5745a3.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease — United States, 2000-2005. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008;57(45):1229–1232. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5745a4.htm

Greskevitch M, Kullman G, Bang KM, Mazurek JM. Respiratory disease in agricultural workers: mortality and morbidity statistics. J Agromedicine. 2007;12:5–10. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19042666External

Hnizdo E, Glindmeyer HW, Petsonk EL, Enright P, Buist AS. Case definitions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD. 2006;3:95–100. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17175672External

Nurmagambetov T, Atherly A, Williams S, Holguin F, Mannino DM, Redd SC. What is the cost to employers of direct medical care for chronic obstructive disease? COPD. 2006;3:203–209. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17361501External

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Ford ES, Mannino DM. Prospective association between lung function and the incidence of diabetes: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiologic Follow-up Study. Diabetes Care. 2004;27:2966–2970. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15562215External

Hnizdo E, Sullivan PA, Bang KM, Wagner G. Airflow obstruction attributable to work in industry and occupation among US race/ethnic groups: a study of NHANES III data. Am J Indust Med. 2004;46:126–135.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15273964External

Kazerouni N, Alverson CJ, Redd SC, Mott JA, Mannino DM. Sex differences in COPD and lung cancer mortality trends—United States, 1968-1999. J Womens Health. 2004;13:17–23. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15006274External

Hnizdo E, Vallyathan V. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease due to occupational exposure to silica dust: a review of epidemiological and pathological evidence. Occup Environ Med. 2003;60:237–243. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1740506/External

Mannino DM. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: definition and epidemiology. Respir Care. 2003;48:1185–1191. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14651759External

Mannino DM, Ford ES, Redd SC. Obstructive and restrictive lung disease and markers of inflammation: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination. Am J Med. 2003;114:758–762.

Mannino DM, Ford ES, Redd SC. Obstructive and restrictive lung disease and functional limitation: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination. J Intern Med. 2003;254:540–547. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14641794External

Hnizdo E, Sullivan PA, Bang KM, Wagner G. Association between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and employment by industry and occupation in the US population: a study of data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Am J Epidemiol. 2002;156:738–746. http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/156/8/738.longExternal

Mannino DM, Homa DM, Akinbami LJ, Ford ES, Redd SC. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease surveillance—United States, 1971-2000. MMWR Surveillance Summaries. 2002;51(SS-6):1–18. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5106a1.htm

Meyer PA, Mannino DM, Redd SC, Olson DR. Characteristics of adults dying with COPD. Chest. 2002;122:2003–2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12475839External