NSSP-Related Articles and More
CDC staff working with NSSP data publish articles and contribute to work that is useful to the research community and to public health education. Some of those publications are listed below. Names of authors affiliated with CDC’s Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance at the time of publication are boldfaced.
- Heat-Related Emergency Department Visits During the Northwestern Heat Wave—United States, June 2021.
Paul J. Schramm, Ambarish Vaidyanathan, Lakshmi Radhakrishnan, Abigail Gates, Kathleen Hartnett, Patrick Breysse
Early Release / July 16, 2021 / 70
- Emergency Department Visits for Suspected Suicide Attempts Among Persons Aged 12–25 Years Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic—United States, January 2019–May 2021.
Ellen Yard, Lakshmi Radhakrishnan, Michael F. Ballesteros, Michael Sheppard, Abigail Gates, Zachary Stein, Kathleen Hartnett, Aaron Kite-Powell, Loren Rodgers, Jennifer Adjemian, Daniel C. Ehlman, Kristin Holland, Nimi Idaikkadar, Asha Ivey-Stephenson, Pedro Martinez, Royal Law, Deborah M. Stone
Weekly / June 11, 2021 / 70(24);888–894
- Decreases in COVID-19 Cases, Emergency Department Visits, Hospital Admissions, and Deaths Among Older Adults Following the Introduction of COVID-19 Vaccine—United States, September 6, 2020–May 1, 2021.
Athalia Christie, S. Jane Henley, Linda Mattocks, Robyn Fernando, Amy Lansky, Farida B. Ahmad, Jennifer Adjemian, Robert N. Anderson, Alison M. Binder, Kelly Carey, Deborah L. Dee, Taylor Dias, William M. Duck, Denise M. Gaughan, Brianna Casey Lyons, A.D. McNaghten, Meeyoung M. Park, Hannah Reses, Loren Rodgers, Katharina Van Santen, David Walker, Michael J. Beach
Weekly / June 11, 2021 / 70(23);858-864
- Emergency Department Visits for Tick Bites—United States, January 2017–December 2019.
Grace E. Marx, Melanie Spillane, Alyssa Beck, Zachary Stein, Aaron Kite Powell, Alison F. Hinckley
Weekly / April 30, 2021 / 70(17);612–616
- COVID-19 Stats: COVID-19 and Influenza Discharge Diagnoses as a Percentage of Emergency Department (ED) Visits, by Year—United States, June 2018–March 2021.
Weekly / April 16, 2021 / 70(15);573
- COVID-19 Pandemic–Associated Changes in Emergency Department Visits — United States, December 2020–January 2021.
Jennifer Adjemian, Kathleen P. Hartnett, Aaron Kite-Powell, Jourdan DeVies, Roseric Azondekon, Lakshmi Radhakrishnan, Katharina L. van Santen, Loren Rodgers
Weekly / April 16, 2021 / 70(15);552–556
- Emergency Department Visits for COVID-19 by Race and Ethnicity—13 States, October–December 2020.
Amanda R. Smith, Jourdan DeVies, Elise Caruso, Lakshmi Radhakrishnan, Michael Sheppard, Zachary Stein, Renee M. Calanan, Kathleen P. Hartnett, Aaron Kite-Powell, Loren Rodgers, Jennifer Adjemian
Weekly / April 12, 2021 / 70(15);566–569
- Trends in U.S. Emergency Department Visits Related to Suspected or Confirmed Child Abuse and Neglect Among Children and Adolescents Aged <18 Years Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic—United States, January 2019–September 2020.
Elizabeth Swedo, Nimi Idaikkadar, Ruth Leemis, Taylor Dias, Lakshmi Radhakrishnan, Zachary Stein, May Chen, Nikolas Agathis, Kristin Holland
Weekly / December 11, 2020 / 69(49):1841–1847
- Mental Health-Related Emergency Department Visits Among Children Aged <18 Years During the COVID-19 Pandemic—United States, January 1–October 17, 2020.
Rebecca T. Leeb, Rebecca H. Bitsko, Lakshmi Radhakrishnan, Pedro Martinez, Rashid Njai, Kristin M. Holland
Weekly / November 13, 2020 / 69(45):1675–1680
- Transmission Dynamics by Age Group in COVID-19 Hotspot Counties—United States, April–September 2020.
Alexandra M. Oster, Elise Caruso, Jourdan DeVies, Kathleeen P. Hartnett, Tegan K. Boehmer
Weekly / October 16, 2020 / 69(41):1494–1496
- Changing Age Distribution of the COVID-19 Pandemic—United States, May–August 2020.
Tegan K. Boehmer, Jourdan DeView, Elise Caruso, Katharina L. van Santen, Shichao Tang, Carla L. Black, Kathleen P. Hartnett, Aaron Kite-Powell, Stephanie Dietz, Matthew Lozier, Adi V. Gundlapalli
Weekly / October 2, 2020 / 69(39):1404–1409
- Potential Indirect Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Use of Emergency Departments for Acute Life-Threatening Conditions—United States, January–May 2020.
Samantha J. Lange, Matthew D. Ritchey, Alyson B. Goodman, Taylor Dias, Evelyn Twentyman, Jennifer Fuld, Laura A. Schieve, Giuseppina Imperatore, Stephen R. Benoit, Aaron Kite-Powell, Zach Stein, Georgina Peacock, Nicole F. Dowling, Peter A. Briss, Karen Hacker, Adi V. Gundlapalli, Quanhe Yang
Weekly / June 26, 2020 / 69(25):795–800
- Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Emergency Department Visits — United States, January 1, 2019–May 30, 2020.
Kathleen P. Hartnett, Aaron Kite-Powell, Jourdan DeVies, Michael A. Coletta, Tegan K. Boehmer, Jennifer Adjemian, Adi V. Gundlapalli, National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice
Weekly / June 12, 2020 / 69(23):699–704
- Evidence for Limited Early Spread of COVID-19 Within the United States, January–February 2020.
CDC COVID-19 Response Team (Gregory L. Armstrong, Jay C. Butler, Michael A. Coletta, Aaron Kite-Powell, Julu Bhatnagar, Sarah Reagan-Steiner, Suxiang Tong, Brendan Flannery, Jill M. Ferdinands, Jessie R. Chung), Michelle A. Jorden, Sarah L. Rudman, Elsa Villarino, Stacey Hoferka, Megan T. Patel, Kelley Bemis, Cristal R. Simmons, Megan Jespersen, Jenna Iberg Johnson, Elizabeth Mytty, Katherine D. Arends, Justin J. Henderson, Robert W. Mathes, Charlene X. Weng, Jeffrey Duchin, Jennifer Lenahan, Natasha Close, Trevor Bedford, Michael Boeckh, Helen Y. Chu, Janet A. Englund, Michael Famulare, Deborah A. Nickerson, Mark J. Rieder, Jay Shendure, Lea M. Starita
Weekly / June 5, 2020 / 69(22):680–684
- Syndromic Surveillance of Suicidal Ideation and Self-Directed Violence—United States, January 2017–December 2018.
Marissa L. Zwald, Kristin M. Holland, Francis B. Annor, Aaron Kite-Powell, Steven A. Sumner, Daniel A. Bowen, Alana M. Vivolo-Kantor, Deborah M. Stone, Alex E. Crosby
Weekly / January 31, 2020 / 69(4):103–108
- Update: Characteristics of a Nationwide Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use–Associated Lung Injury—United States, August 2019–January 2020.
Vikram P. Krishnasamy, Benjamin D. Hallowell, Jean Y. Ko, Amy Board, Kathleen P. Hartnett, Phillip P. Salvatore, Melissa Danielson, Aaron Kite-Powell, Evelyn Twentyman, Lindsay Kim, Alissa Cyrus, Megan Wallace, Paul Melstrom, Brittani Haag, Brian A. King, Peter Briss, Christopher M. Jone, Lori A. Pollack, Sascha Ellington, Lung Injury Response Epidemiology/Surveillance Task Force
Weekly / January 24, 2020 / 69(3):90–94
- Vital Signs: Trends in Emergency Department Visits for Suspected Opioid Overdoses—United States, July 2016–September 2017.pdf icon
Alana M. Vivolo-Kantor, Puja Seth, R. Matthew Gladden, Christine L. Mattson, Grant T. Baldwin, Aaron Kite-Powell, Michael A. Coletta
Weekly / March 6, 2018 / 67(9):279–285
- Syndromic Surveillance of Vaccine-associated Adverse Events in U.S. Emergency Departments.external icon
Lakshmi Radhakrishnan, Zachary Stein, Jourdan DeVies, Amanda Smith, Michael Sheppard, Kathleen P. Hartnett, Aaron Kite-Powell, Jennifer Adjemian, Loren E. Rodgers
Vaccine 2021; DOI:10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.06.030.
- Changes in Seasonal Respiratory Illnesses in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemicexternal icon.
Loren Rodgers, Michael Sheppard, Amanda Smith, Stephanie Dietz, Praveena Jayanthi, Yan Yuan, Laura Bull, Samantha Wotiz, Tessa Schwarze, Roseric Azondekon, Kathleen Hartnett, Jennifer Adjemian, Hannah Kirking, Aaron Kite-Powell
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2021; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciab311
- Suspected Nonfatal Drug-Related Overdoses Among Youth in the US: 2016–2019external icon.
Douglas Roehler, Emily Olsen, Desiree Mustaquim, Alana Vivolo-Kantor
Pediatrics 2021;147(1):e2020003491; DOI:10.1542/peds.2020-003491
- Development and Validation of a Syndrome Definition to Identify Suspected Nonfatal Heroin-Involved Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departmentsexternal icon.
Lawrence Scholl, Stephen Liu, Alana Vivolo-Kantor, Amy Board, Zachary Stein, Douglas Roehler, Londell McGlone, Brooke Hoots, Desiree Mustaquim, Herschel Smith
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2021;27(4):369–378
- Monitoring Sexual Violence Trends in Emergency Department Visits Using Syndromic Data From the National Syndromic Surveillance Program—United States, January 2017–December 2019.
Ashley Schappell D’Inverno, Nimi Idaikkadar, Debra Houry
American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) 2021;e1–e9
- Trends in US Emergency Department Visits for Mental Health, Overdose, and Violence Outcomes Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Kristin M. Holland, Christopher Jones, Alana M. Vivolo-Kantor, Nimi Idaikkadar, Marissa Zwald, Brooke Hoots, Ellen Yard, Ashley D’Inverno, Elizabeth Swedo, May S. Chen, Emiko Petrosky, Amy Board, Pedro Martinez, Deborah M. Stone, Royal Law, Michael A. Coletta, Jennifer Adjemian, Craig Thomas, Richard W. Puddy, Georgina Peacock, Nicole F. Dowling, Debra Houry
JAMA Psychiatry 2021
- Special Report: Syndromic Surveillance for E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injuryexternal icon
Kathleen P. Hartnett, Aaron Kite-Powell, Megan T. Patel, Brittani L. Haag, Michael J. Sheppard, Taylor P. Dias, Brian A. King, Paul C. Melstrom, Matthew D. Ritchey, Zachary Stein, Nimi Idaikkadar, Alana M. Vivolo-Kantor, Dale A. Rose, Peter A. Briss, Jennifer E. Layden, Loren Rodgers, Jennifer Adjemian
The New England Journal of Medicine 2020;382:766–772
- Building State and Local Public Health Capacity in Syndromic Surveillance Through an Online Community of Practiceexternal icon
Deborah W. Gould, Emilie Lamb, Shandy Dearth, Krystal Collier
Public Health Reports 2019;134(3):223–227
Public Health Reportsexternal icon—Focus on Syndromic Surveillance
Guest Editors: Paula W. Yoon, Amy I. Isling, Julia E. Gunn
This supplemental issue of Public Health Reports contains 18 articles that describe the use of syndromic surveillance for event identification, situational awareness, and enhanced response to diseases, conditions, and activities that affect population health.
- Using Syndromic Surveillance for All-Hazards Public Health Surveillance: Successes, Challenges, and the Futureexternal icon
Paula W. Yoon, Amy I. Isling, Julia E. Gunn
Public Health Reports 2017;132(1 suppl):3S–6S
- The Evolution of BioSense: Lessons Learned and Future Directionsexternal icon
Deborah W. Gould, David Walker, Paula W. Yoon
Public Health Reports 2017;132(1 suppl):7S-11S
- National and Regional Representativeness of Hospital Emergency Department Visit Data in the National Syndromic Surveillance Program, United States, 2014external icon
Ralph J. Coates, Alejandro Pérez, Atar Baer, Hong Zhou, Roseanne English, Michael Coletta, Achintya Dey
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2016;10(4):562–569
Hopkins R, Kite-Powell A. Chapter 2.8, Monitoring disease and risk factors: surveillance. In: Kawachi I, Lang I, Ricciardi W, editors. Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practiceexternal icon. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press; 2020.
Coletta MA, Ising A. Chapter 16, Syndromic Surveillance: A Practical Application of Informatics. In: Magnuson JA, Dixon BE, editors. Public Health Informatics and Information Systems. 3rd ed. Switzerland: Springer Press; 2020.
Yoon P, Pollock D, Foldy S. Chapter 24, National Public Health Informatics, United States. In: Magnuson JA, Dixon BE, editors. Public Health Informatics and Information Systems. 3rd ed. Switzerland: Springer Press; 2020.
Informally Published Material
Kite-Powell A, Sheppard M. How to Use RStudio with ESSENCE APIsexternal icon [Internet]. Atlanta (GA): National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice Knowledge Repository. 2021 [revised 2021 Jun 17]. Available from: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.cste.org/resource/resmgr/docs/RStudio_ESSENCE_API_Guide_J.htmlHow to Use RStudio with ESSENCE APIs (ymaws.com)external icon