Wanzhu Tu

  • 6933 Citations
  • 42 h-Index
1995 …2021
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Publications 1995 2019

Review article

Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial and Statins, a Story of Statistical Interaction

Tu, W. & Agarwal, R., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Nephrology. p. 294-296 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Blood Pressure
Conference contribution
1 Citation (Scopus)

An integrated surveillance system to examine testing, services, and outcomes for sexually transmitted diseases

Dixon, B., Tao, G., Wang, J., Tu, W., Hoover, S., Zhang, Z., Batteiger, T. & Arno, J., Jan 1 2017, MEDINFO 2017: Precision Healthcare through Informatics - Proceedings of the 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics. IOS Press, p. 361-365 5 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 245).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Registries
Testing
Health
Environment and Public Health

Detecting anomalous care pathways in long-term care network

Keno, H., Kong, N., Landry, S., Tu, W. & Callahan, C., 2015, IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2015. Institute of Industrial Engineers, p. 218-224 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Costs
7 Citations (Scopus)

Nonadherence to Oral Antihyperglycemic Agents: Subsequent Hospitalization and Mortality among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Clinical Practice

Zhu, V. J., Tu, W., Rosenman, M. & Overhage, J. M., 2015, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press, Vol. 216. p. 60-63 4 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 216).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Medical problems
Hypoglycemic Agents
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Hospitalization
Mortality

Optimal screening strategy design for chlamydia infection among young women

Teng, Y., Kong, N. & Tu, W., 2011, 61st Annual IIE Conference and Expo Proceedings. Institute of Industrial Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Screening
Cost effectiveness
Disease control
Antibiotics
Medical problems
2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing coverage for a Chlamydia trachomatis screening program

Teng, Y., Han, L., Tu, W. & Kong, N., 2011, IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering. p. 531-536 6 p. 6042465

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Screening
Public health
Antibiotics
Ordinary differential equations
Sensitivity analysis
Comment/debate

Comment

Tu, W., Jan 2 2017, In : Journal of the American Statistical Association. 112, 517, p. 158-161 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Small potassium channels

Tu, W. & Pratt, J. H., Sep 1 2016, In : Hypertension. 68, 3, p. 542-543 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Chapter

Assessing register-based chlamydia infection screening strategies: A cost-effectiveness analysis on screening start/end age and frequency

Teng, Y., Kong, N. & Tu, W., Sep 26 2016, Decision Analytics and Optimization in Disease Prevention and Treatment. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 81-108 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Chlamydia Infections
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Infection
Screening
Cost-effectiveness analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Can mental health treatment be effectively delivered in primary care? A primer for employee benefit design, decision makers, and an outcome research example

Swindle, R., Harris, L., Kroenke, K., Tu, W. & Zhou, X., 2001, Research in Human Capital and Development. Vol. 14. p. 343-375 33 p. (Research in Human Capital and Development; vol. 14).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

decision maker
mental health
employee
health care
monitoring
Article
13 Citations (Scopus)
Propensity Score
Confidence Intervals
Observational Studies
Kidney
Pharmaceutical Preparations
7 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison and cross-validation of models to predict basic activity of daily living dependency in older adults

Clark, D., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Miller, D. K., Jun 2012, In : Medical Care. 50, 6, p. 534-539 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities of Daily Living
Medical Records
Hospitalization
Lung Diseases
Arthritis
4 Citations (Scopus)
Medicaid
Hypoglycemic Agents
Hemoglobins
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
139 Citations (Scopus)

A conceptual framework to study medication adherence in older adults

Murray, M., Morrow, D. G., Weiner, M., Clark, D., Tu, W., Deer, M. M., Brater, D. C. & Weinberger, M., Mar 2004, In : American Journal Geriatric Pharmacotherapy. 2, 1, p. 36-43 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmaceutical Services
Medication Adherence
Prescriptions
Heart Failure
Health Literacy
12 Citations (Scopus)

A consideration of genetic mechanisms behind the development of hypertension in blacks

Tu, W. & Pratt, J. H., Apr 2013, In : Current Hypertension Reports. 15, 2, p. 108-113 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertension
Nephrons
Member 1 Solute Carrier Family 12
Blood Pressure
Kidney
2 Citations (Scopus)
Weight Loss
Randomized Controlled Trials
Eating
Text Messaging
Feeding Behavior
8 Citations (Scopus)

Adiposity has unique influence on the renin-aldosterone axis and blood pressure in black children

Yu, Z., Eckert, G. J., Liu, H., Pratt, J. H. & Tu, W., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 163, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Aldosterone
Renin
Blood Pressure
Body Mass Index
10 Citations (Scopus)

Adolescent romantic couples influence on substance use in young adulthood

Gudonis-Miller, L. C., Lewis, L., Tong, Y., Tu, W. & Aalsma, M., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Adolescence. 35, 3, p. 638-647 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cannabis
National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
Alcohols
Peer Group
Tobacco Use

A Gamma-frailty proportional hazards model for bivariate interval-censored data

Gamage, P. W. W., McMahan, C. S., Wang, L. & Tu, W., Dec 1 2018, In : Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 128, p. 354-366 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interval-censored Data
Frailty
Proportional Hazards Model
Hazards
Correlated Data
1 Citation (Scopus)

Age Differences in the Association between Body Mass Index Class and Annualized Medicare Expenditures

Clark, D., Lane, K. A., Ambuehl, R., Tu, W., Liu, C. J., Unroe, K. & Callahan, C., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 28, 1, p. 165-179 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

age difference
Health Expenditures
Medicare
Body Mass Index
expenditures
1 Citation (Scopus)

A generalized semiparametric mixed model for analysis of multivariate health care utilization data

Li, Z., Liu, H. & Tu, W., Dec 1 2017, In : Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 26, 6, p. 2909-2918 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Semiparametric Model
Mixed Model
Healthcare
Multivariate Analysis
4 Citations (Scopus)

Age-related blood pressure sensitivity to aldosterone in blacks and whites

Tu, W., Li, R., Bhalla, V., Eckert, G. J. & Pratt, J. H., Jul 1 2018, In : Hypertension. 72, 1, p. 247-252 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aldosterone
Blood Pressure
Renin
hydroquinone
Plasma Volume
307 Citations (Scopus)

A longitudinal study of genital human papillomavirus infection in a cohort of closely followed adolescent women

Brown, D., Shew, M., Qadadri, B., Neptune, N., Vargas, M., Tu, W., Juliar, B. E., Breen, T. E. & Fortenberry, J., Jan 15 2005, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 191, 2, p. 182-192 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Infections
Longitudinal Studies
Uterine Cervical Dysplasia
Human papillomavirus 16
Polymerase Chain Reaction
1 Citation (Scopus)

A multivariate single-index model for longitudinal data

Wu, J. & Tu, W., Oct 1 2016, In : Statistical Modelling. 16, 5, p. 392-408 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Single-index Model
Multivariate Models
Longitudinal Data
Multiple Outcomes
Health
2 Citations (Scopus)

An educational intervention to improve HPV vaccination: A cluster randomized trial

Dixon, B., Zimet, G., Xiao, S., Tu, W., Lindsay, B., Church, A. & Downs, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Pediatrics. 143, 1, e20181457.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Vaccines
Vaccination
Parents
Vaccines
Odds Ratio
2 Citations (Scopus)

A nested Dirichlet process analysis of cluster randomized trial data with application in geriatric care assessment

Ho, M. W., Tu, W., Ghosh, P. & Tiwari, R. C., 2013, In : Journal of the American Statistical Association. 108, 501, p. 48-68 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Trial
Dirichlet Process
Interaction
Treatment Effects
Random Effects
1 Citation (Scopus)

A nonparametric time-varying coefficient model for panel count data

Zhao, H., Tu, W. & Yu, Z., Apr 14 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Nonparametric Statistics. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Time-varying Coefficients
Varying Coefficient Model
Count Data
Panel Data
Likelihood Methods
35 Citations (Scopus)

Anxiety but not social stressors predict 12-month depression and pain severity

Bair, M., Poleshuck, E. L., Wu, J., Krebs, E. K., Damush, T., Tu, W. & Kroenke, K., Feb 2013, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 29, 2, p. 95-101 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety
Depression
Pain
Musculoskeletal Pain
Mood Disorders
5 Citations (Scopus)
Breast Neoplasms
Survival
Proportional Hazards Models
Therapeutics
Safety-net Providers
9 Citations (Scopus)
Semiparametric Regression Model
Blood pressure
Blood Pressure
Bivariate Splines
Splines
4 Citations (Scopus)

A semi-parametric threshold regression analysis of sexually transmitted infections in adolescent women

Yu, Z., Tu, W. & Lee, M. L. T., Oct 30 2009, In : Statistics in Medicine. 28, 24, p. 3029-3042 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Regression Analysis
Infection
Threshold Model
Chlamydia Infections
4 Citations (Scopus)

A sexually transmitted infection screening algorithm based on semiparametric regression models

Li, Z., Liu, H. & Tu, W., Sep 10 2015, In : Statistics in Medicine. 34, 20, p. 2844-2857 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiparametric Regression Model
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Screening
Infection
Chlamydia trachomatis

A spline-based lack-of-fit test for independent variable effect in poisson regression

Li, C. S. & Tu, W., May 2007, In : Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods. 6, 1, p. 239-247 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lack-of-fit Test
Poisson Regression
Spline
Linearity
Misspecified Model
7 Citations (Scopus)

A spline-based semiparametric sieve likelihood method for over-dispersed panel count data

Hua, L., Zhang, Y. & Tu, W., 2014, In : Canadian Journal of Statistics. 42, 2, p. 217-245 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sieve Methods
Count Data
Likelihood Methods
Panel Data
Inhomogeneous Poisson Process
13 Citations (Scopus)
Time-varying Covariates
Joint Model
Drop out
Informative Dropout
Infection
35 Citations (Scopus)

Association between adherence measurements of metoprolol and health care utilization in older patients with heart failure

Tu, W., Morris, A. B., Li, J., Wu, J., Young, J., Brater, D. C. & Murray, M., Mar 2005, In : Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 77, 3, p. 189-201 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Metoprolol
Hospital Emergency Service
Heart Failure
Birds
47 Citations (Scopus)

Association between adherence to diuretic therapy and health care utilization in patients with heart failure

Chui, M. A., Deer, M., Pressler, S., Tu, W., Oury, S., Brater, C. & Murray, M., Mar 1 2003, In : Pharmacotherapy. 23, 3, p. 326-332 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Diuretics
Heart Failure
Hospitalization
Therapeutics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Association Between Medication Adherence and the Outcomes of Heart Failure

Hood, S. R., Giazzon, A. J., Seamon, G., Lane, K. A., Wang, J., Eckert, G. J., Tu, W. & Murray, M., May 1 2018, In : Pharmacotherapy. 38, 5, p. 539-545 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Adherence
Length of Stay
Heart Failure
Hospital Emergency Service
Hospitalization
19 Citations (Scopus)

Association of chlamydia trachomatis infection with redetection of human papillomavirus after apparent clearance

Shew, M., Ermel, A., Weaver, B., Tong, Y., Tu, W., Kester, L. M., Denski, C., Fortenberry, J. & Brown, D., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 208, 9, p. 1416-1421 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlamydia Infections
Chlamydia trachomatis
Papillomavirus Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Confidence Intervals
88 Citations (Scopus)
Papillomavirus Infections
Condoms
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexual Behavior
Confidence Intervals
8 Citations (Scopus)
Human papillomavirus 11
Human papillomavirus 6
DNA
Papillomavirus Infections
Viral Load
170 Citations (Scopus)
Medication Adherence
Hospital Emergency Service
Heart Failure
Aptitude
Linear Models
34 Citations (Scopus)

Association of refill adherence and health care use among adults with hypertension in an urban health care system

Stroupe, K. T., Teal, E. Y., Tu, W., Weiner, M. & Murray, M., Jun 2006, In : Pharmacotherapy. 26, 6 I, p. 779-789 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Health
Hospitalization
Hypertension
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Compliance
3 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between Diet Behaviors and Measures of Glycemia, in Clinical Setting, in Obese Adolescents

Wagner, K. A., Armah, S. M., Smith, L. G., Pike, J., Tu, W., Campbell, W. W., Boushey, C. J., Hannon, T. & Gletsu-Miller, N., Oct 1 2016, In : Childhood Obesity. 12, 5, p. 341-347 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diet
Glucose Tolerance Test
Snacks
Feeding Behavior
Linear Models
14 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between menarche-related genetic variants and pubertal growth in male and female adolescents

Tu, W., Wagner, E. K., Eckert, G. J., Yu, Z., Hannon, T., Pratt, J. H. & He, C., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 56, 1, p. 66-72 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Menarche
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Body Mass Index
Growth
African Americans
12 Citations (Scopus)
Stochastic Model
Infection
Antibiotics
Bacteria
Markov Process
44 Citations (Scopus)

A Wald test comparing medical costs based on log-normal distributions with zero valued costs

Tu, W. & Zhou, X. H., Oct 30 1999, In : Statistics in Medicine. 18, 20, p. 2749-2761 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Utilization
Wald Test
Log Normal Distribution
Normal Distribution
Sample Size
3 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers to adherence in elderly heart failure patients

Hope, C. J., Wu, J., Tu, W., Young, J. & Murray, M., 2004, In : Drug Information Journal. 38, 4, p. 331-341 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Adherence
Heart Failure
Bottles
Tablets
Capsules

Barriers to Adherence in Elderly Heart Failure Patients

Hope, C. J., wu, J., Tu, W., Young, J. & Murray, M., 2004, In : Therapeutic Innovation and Regulatory Science. 38, 4, p. 331-341 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Adherence
Heart Failure
Aptitude
Patient Compliance
Self Report
1 Citation (Scopus)

Basic principles of statistical inference.

Tu, W., 2007, In : Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 404, p. 53-72 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confidence Intervals
Sample Size
Decision Making
Power (Psychology)