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Eric M. Foote
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#1Eric M. Foote (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 3
#2Rosalyn J. Singleton (Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium)H-Index: 24
Last.Thomas W. Hennessy (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 37
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Background . The lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI)-associated hospitalization rate in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children aged <5 years declined during 1998–2008, yet remained 1.6 times higher than the general US child population in 2006–2008. Purpose . Describe the change in LRTI-associated hospitalization rates for AI/AN children and for the general US child population aged <5 years. Methods . A retrospective analysis of hospitalizations with discharge ICD-9-CM codes for ...
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Although anemia in preschool children is most often attributed to iron deficiency, other nutritional, infectious, and genetic contributors are rarely concurrently measured. In a population-based, cross-sectional survey of 858 children 6-35 months of age in western Kenya, we measured hemoglobin, malaria, inflammation, sickle cell, a-thalassemia, iron deficiency, vitamin A deficiency, anthropometry, and socio-demographic characteristics. Anemia (Hb < 11 g/dL) and severe anemia (Hb < 7 g/dL) preval...
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Household air pollution is a risk factor for pneumonia, the leading cause of death among children < 5 years of age. From 2008 to 2010, a Kenyan organization sold ~2,500 ceramic cookstoves (upesi jiko) that produce less visible household smoke than 3-stone firepits. During a year-long observational study, we made 25 biweekly visits to 200 homes to determine stove use and observe signs of acute respiratory infection in children < 3 years of age. Reported stove use included 3-stone firepit only (81...
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#1Eric M. FooteH-Index: 3
#2Laura GieraltowskiH-Index: 10
Last.Robert QuickH-Index: 30
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Household air pollution is a risk factor for pneumonia, the leading cause of death among children < 5 years of age. From 2008 to 2010, a Kenyan organization sold ∼2,500 ceramic cookstoves (upesi jiko) that produce less visible household smoke than 3-stone firepits. During a year-long observational study, we made 25 biweekly visits to 200 homes to determine stove use and observe signs of acute respiratory infection in children < 3 years of age. Reported stove use included 3-stone firepit only (81...
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