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HYPOTHESIS 2014 September 26
Two hypotheses of dense breasts and viral infection for explaining incidence of breast cancer by age group in Korean women
Breast cancer, the second leading type of cancer in Korean women, has shown increasing incidence over the past 10 years. However, the curves of incidence by age group cast doubt on the birth cohort effect hypothesis. To explain the curves, here I suggest two alternative hypothes...
EDITORIAL 2014 August 18
What do we really fear? The epidemiological characteristics of Ebola and our preparedness
Ebola virus disease (hereafter Ebola) has a high fatality rate; currently lacks a treatment or vaccine with proven safety and efficacy, and thus many people fear this infection. As of August 13, 2014, 2,127 patients across four West African countries have been infected with the ...
The costs of hepatitis A infections in South Korea
OBJECTIVES: The incidence of hepatitis A infections among young adults has recently increased in South Korea. Although universal vaccination has often been suggested to mitigate the problem, its rationale has not been well-understood. Estimating the societal costs of hepatitis A...
Prevalence and healthcare utilization of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia in South Korea: disparity among patients with different immune statuses
OBJECTIVES: Despite the clinical and epidemiological importance of herpes zoster (HZ) and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), their disease and economic burden related to immune status has not been studied in South Korea. Our aim was to calculate the prevalence and rate of healthcare ...
METHODS 2014 July 30
Methodological issues for determining intervals of subsequent cancer screening
The gap between nationwide recommendations of cancer screening and the related evidences obtained from Korean adults should be filled. Estimation of the mean sojourn time (MST) in a specific cancer is important to determine the intervals of subsequent screening. This author arra...
Fever screening and detection of febrile arrivals at an international airport in Korea: association among self-reported fever, infrared thermal camera scanning, and tympanic temperature
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this research was to measure fever prevalence and the effectiveness of a fever screening procedure in detecting febrile arrivals at an international airport in Korea. METHODS: Data were retrieved from arrivals’ health declaration forms and questionna...
LECTURE 2014 May 23
T cell immunosenescence, hypertension, and arterial stiffness
Immunosenescence is a concept used to describe the age-associated deterioration of immune function, characterized by functional and phenotypic changes on both cellular and systemic levels [1,2]. Immunosenescence in elderly people is associated with an increased susceptibility to...
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e2014038 Using fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis
Sophia Seung-yoon Lee
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014038  Published online 2014 December 31
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014038
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Original Article
e2014036 The effects of community environmental factors on obesity among Korean adults: a multilevel analysis
Nan-He Yoon, Soonman Kwon
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014036  Published online 2014 December 24
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014036
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e2014035 Strategies for an effective tobacco harm reduction policy in Indonesia
Fariz Nurwidya, Fumiyuki Takahashi, Hario Baskoro, Moulid Hidayat, Faisal Yunus, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014035  Published online 2014 December 10
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014035
e2014034 Suggestions for establishing a sustainable risk communication platform for carcinogenic factors
Keeho Park, Yong-Chan Kim, Youngho Kim, Meeyoung Cha, Woon Heui Han, Dae-Kyu Oh
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014034  Published online 2014 December 9
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014034
Original Articles
e2014032 Burden of transportation injuries among children and adolescents of Fars province: analysis of Iran’s 20-year trends
Seyed Taghi Heydari, Yaser Sarikhani, Kamran Bagheri Lankarani, Mohammad Khabaz Shirazi
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014032  Published online 2014 November 24
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014032
e2014031 Predictors of miscarriage: a matched case-control study
Jalal Poorolajal, Parvin Cheraghi, Zahra Cheraghi, Masoomeh Ghahramani, Amin Doosti Irani
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014031  Published online 2014 November 20
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014031
Data Profile
e2014030 National Infectious Diseases Surveillance data of South Korea
Sunhee Park, Eunhee Cho
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014030  Published online 2014 November 11
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014030
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Original Articles
e2014028 Risk factors for maternal mortality in the west of Iran: a nested case-control study
Jalal Poorolajal, Behnaz Alafchi, Roya Najafi Vosoogh, Sahar Hamzeh, Masoomeh Ghahramani
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014028  Published online 2014 November 8
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014028
e2014027 Distribution of dense breasts using screening mammography in Korean women: a retrospective observational study
Jong-Myon Bae, Sang Yop Shin, Eun Hee Kim, Yoon-Nam Kim, Chung Mo Nam
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014027  Published online 2014 November 4
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014027
e2014026 Factors associated with seeking treatment for postpartum morbidities in rural India
Aditya Singh, Abhishek Kumar
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014026  Published online 2014 October 30
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014026
e2014025 The clinical decision analysis using decision tree
Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014025  Published online 2014 October 30
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014025
Original Articles
e2014024 Predictors of tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus co-infection: a case-control study
Leila Molaeipoor, Jalal Poorolajal, Minoo Mohraz, Nader Esmailnasab
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014024  Published online 2014 October 30
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014024
e2014022 Efflux-mediated resistance identified among norfloxacin resistant clinical strains of group B Streptococcus from South Korea
Trang Nguyen Doan Dang, Usha Srinivasan, Zachary Britt, Carl F. Marrs, Lixin Zhang, Moran Ki, Betsy Foxman
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014022  Published online 2014 October 11
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014022
e2014021 Influence of behavioral determinants on deviation of body mass index among 12-15 years old school children of Panchkula
Amandeep Chopra, Nanak Chand Rao, Nidhi Gupta, Shelja Vashisth, Manav Lakhanpal
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014021  Published online 2014 September 29
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014021
e2014020 Two hypotheses of dense breasts and viral infection for explaining incidence of breast cancer by age group in Korean women
Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014020  Published online 2014 September 26
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014020       Cited By 1
e2014019 Meta-epidemiology
Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014019  Published online 2014 September 25
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014019
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
e2014018 Narrative reviews
Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014018  Published online 2014 September 11
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014018
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Original Article
e2014017 Prevalence of fungal infections using National Health Insurance data from 2009-2013, South Korea
Hee Jung Yoon, Hwa Young Choi, Young Kwon Kim, Yeong Jun Song, Moran Ki
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014017  Published online 2014 September 11
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014017
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
e2014016 An overview of systematic reviews of diagnostic tests accuracy
Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014016  Published online 2014 August 29
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014016       Cited By 1
                              KoreanSummary      Supplementary      
Letter to the Editor
e2014015 Ebola, fear and preparedness
Viroj Wiwanitkit
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014015  Published online 2014 August 28
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014015       Cited By 1
e2014014 What do we really fear? The epidemiological characteristics of Ebola and our preparedness
Moran Ki
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014014  Published online 2014 August 18
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014014       Cited By 3
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Cohort profile
e2014013 Cancer screenee cohort study of the National Cancer Center in South Korea
Jeongseon Kim
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014013  Published online 2014 August 6
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014013
Original Articles
e2014012 Prevalence and healthcare utilization of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia in South Korea: disparity among patients with different immune statuses
Chelim Cheong, Tae-Jin Lee
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014012  Published online 2014 August 14
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014012
e2014011 The costs of hepatitis A infections in South Korea
Kyohyun Kim, Baek-Geun Jeong, Moran Ki, Mira Park, Jin Kyung Park, Bo Youl Choi, Weon-Seob Yoo
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014011  Published online 2014 August 18
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014011
e2014010 Methodological issues for determining intervals of subsequent cancer screening
Jong-Myon Bae
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014010  Published online 2014 July 30
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014010       Cited By 2
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e2014009 Dietary assessment methods in epidemiologic studies
Jee-Seon Shim, Kyungwon Oh, Hyeon Chang Kim
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014009  Published online 2014 July 22
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014009
Data Profile
e2014008 A guide for the utilization of Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service National Patient Samples
Logyoung Kim, Jee-Ae Kim, Sanghyun Kim
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014008  Published online 2014 July 30
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014008
e2014007 WHO Western Pacific regional action plan for the prevention and control of NCDs (2014-2020)
Hai-Rim Shin, Cherian Varghese
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014007  Published online 2014 July 22
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014007
Original Article
e2014006 Effects of antibiotic consumption on children 2-8 years of age developing asthma
Hamid Reza Khalkhali, Sima Oshnouei, Shaker Salarilak, Mohammadhossein Rahimi Rad, Mohammad Karamyar, Javad Khashabi
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014006  Published online 2014 July 4
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014006
e2014005 T cell immunosenescence, hypertension, and arterial stiffness
Hee Tae Yu, Eui-Cheol Shin
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014005  Published online 2014 May 23
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014005
Original Article
e2014004 Fever screening and detection of febrile arrivals at an international airport in Korea: association among self-reported fever, infrared thermal camera scanning, and tympanic temperature
Kyung Sook Cho, Jangho Yoon
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014004  Published online 2014 May 30
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014004       Cited By 1
Cohort Profile
e2014003 The Korean social life, health and aging project-health examination cohort
Ju-Mi Lee, Won Joon Lee, Hyeon Chang Kim, Wungrak Choi, Jina Lee, Kiho Sung, Sang Hui Chu, Yeong-Ran Park, Yoosik Youm
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014003  Published online 2014 May 13
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014003
e2014002 The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES): current status and challenges
Yuna Kim
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014002  Published online 2014 April 30
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014002       Cited By 1
e2014001 Greetings from the editor-in-chief
Moran Ki
Epidemiol Health. 2014;36:e2014001  Published online 2014 April 30
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4178/epih/e2014001
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