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    • The Age-Specific Quantitative Effects of Metabolic Risk Factors on Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes: A Pooled Analysis 

      Singh, Gitanjali M.; Danaei, Goodarz; Farzadfar, Farshad; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Woodward, Mark; Wormser, David; Kaptoge, Stephen; Whitlock, Gary; Qiao, Qing; Lewington, Sarah; Di Angelantonio, Emanuele; vander Hoorn, Stephen; Lawes, Carlene M. M.; Ali, Mohammed K.; Mozaffarian, Dariush; Ezzati, Majid (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Background: The effects of systolic blood pressure (SBP), serum total cholesterol (TC), fasting plasma glucose (FPG), and body mass index (BMI) on the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) have been established in ...
    • Do healthier foods and diet patterns cost more than less healthy options? A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Rao, Mayuree; Afshin, Ashkan; Singh, Gitanjali; Mozaffarian, Dariush (BMJ Publishing Group, 2013)
      Objective: To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of prices of healthier versus less healthy foods/diet patterns while accounting for key sources of heterogeneity. Data sources MEDLINE (2000–2011), supplemented ...
    • Estimating the Global Prevalence of Inadequate Zinc Intake from National Food Balance Sheets: Effects of Methodological Assumptions 

      Wessells, K. Ryan; Singh, Gitanjali Maya; Brown, Kenneth H. (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Background: The prevalence of inadequate zinc intake in a population can be estimated by comparing the zinc content of the food supply with the population’s theoretical requirement for zinc. However, assumptions regarding ...
    • An Integrated Risk Function for Estimating the Global Burden of Disease Attributable to Ambient Fine Particulate Matter Exposure 

      Burnett, Richard T.; Pope, C. Arden; Ezzati, Majid; Olives, Casey; Lim, Stephen S.; Mehta, Sumi; Shin, Hwashin H.; Singh, Gitanjali; Hubbell, Bryan; Brauer, Michael; Anderson, H. Ross; Smith, Kirk R.; Balmes, John R.; Bruce, Nigel G.; Kan, Haidong; Laden, Francine; Prüss-Ustün, Annette; Turner, Michelle C.; Gapstur, Susan M.; Diver, W. Ryan; Cohen, Aaron (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2014)
      Background: Estimating the burden of disease attributable to long-term exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in ambient air requires knowledge of both the shape and magnitude of the relative risk (RR) function. ...
    • National, regional, and global trends in adult overweight and obesity prevalences 

      Stevens, Gretchen A; Singh, Gitanjali Maya; Lu, Yuan; Danaei, Goodarz; Lin, John K; Finucane, Mariel M; Bahalim, Adil N; McIntire, Russell K; Gutierrez, Hialy R; Cowan, Melanie; Paciorek, Christopher J; Farzadfar, Farshad; Riley, Leanne; Ezzati, Majid (BioMed Central, 2012)
      Background: Overweight and obesity prevalence are commonly used for public and policy communication of the extent of the obesity epidemic, yet comparable estimates of trends in overweight and obesity prevalence by country ...