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    • Asian-White disparities in short sleep duration by industry of employment and occupation in the US: a cross-sectional study 

      Jackson, Chandra L; Kawachi, Ichiro; Redline, Susan; Juon, Hee-Soon; Hu, Frank B (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Although short sleep is associated with an increased risk of morbidity as well as mortality and has been shown to vary by industry of employment and occupation, little is known about the relationship between ...
    • Association Between Sleep Duration and Diabetes in Black and White Adults 

      Jackson, Chandra L.; Redline, Susan; Kawachi, Ichiro; Hu, Frank B. (American Diabetes Association, 2013)
      OBJECTIVE To examine racial differences in sleep duration and its relationship with diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We used data from a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults (n = 130,943) participating in ...
    • Black-White Disparities in Overweight and Obesity Trends by Educational Attainment in the United States, 1997–2008 

      Jackson, Chandra L.; Szklo, Moyses; Yeh, Hsin-Chieh; Wang, Nae-Yuh; Dray-Spira, Rosemary; Thorpe, Roland; Brancati, Frederick L. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
      Background:. Few studies have examined racial and educational disparities in recent population-based trends. Methods:. We analyzed data of a nationally representative sample of 174,228 US-born adults in the National Health ...
    • Body-Mass Index and Mortality among Adults with Incident Type 2 Diabetes 

      Tobias, Deirdre Kay; Pan, An; Jackson, Chandra L.; O'Reilly, Eilis J.; Ding, Eric L.; Willett, Walter C.; Manson, JoAnn E.; Hu, Frank B. (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2014)
      Background: The relation between body weight and mortality among persons with type 2 diabetes remains unresolved, with some studies suggesting decreased mortality among overweight or obese persons as compared with normal-weight ...
    • Body-Mass Index and Mortality Risk in US Blacks Compared to Whites 

      Jackson, Chandra L.; Wang, Nae-Yuh; Yeh, Hsin-Chieh; Szklo, Moyses; Dray-Spira, Rosemary; Brancati, Frederick L. (2013)
      Objective: To compare body-mass index (BMI)-related mortality risk in US Blacks vs. Whites as the relationship appears to differ across race/ethnicity groups. Design and Methods We pooled cross-sectional surveys of nationally ...
    • Obesity trends by industry of employment in the United States, 2004 to 2011 

      Jackson, Chandra L.; Wee, Christina C.; Hurtado, David A.; Kawachi, Ichiro (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: Obesity is associated with increased morbidity, occupational injuries, and premature mortality. Obesity also disproportionately affects blacks and socioeconomically disadvantaged workers. However, few studies ...