Identifying mechanisms

<Causal Mediation Analysis>

  • Inoue K, Goldwater D, Allison M, Seeman T, Watson K. (2020). Serum Aldosterone Concentration, Coronary Artery Calcium, and Mortality:The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Hypertension.76(1):113-120. Selected as High Impact Paper for Fall 2020 in Hypertension
  • Inoue K, Ritz B, Ebrahimi R, Rhee C, Brent GA, Leung AM. (2020). Association of Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Cardiovascular Disease With Mortality. JAMA Network Open; 3(2):e1920745.
  • Inoue K, Mayeda ER, Paul K, Haan MN, Ritz B. (2020). Mediation of the Associations of Physical Activity With Cardiovascular Events and Mortality by Diabetes in Older Mexican Americans. American Journal of Epidemiology; 189(10):1124-1133.
  • Suzuki N, Inoue K (co-first), Noh JY, et al (2022).  The Mediation Role of TRAb in the Relationship between Age and Severity of Hyperthyroidism in Graves’ Disease. Thyroid .32(10):1243-1248.
  • Yazawa A, Shiba K, Inoue Y, Okuzono S, Inoue K, Kondo N, Kondo K, Kawachi I. (2022). Early childhood adversity and late-life depressive symptoms: unpacking mediation and interaction by adult socioeconomic status. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology .57(6)1147-1156.
  • Kanehara R, Goto A, Watanabe T, Inoue K, Taguri M, Kobayashi S, Imai K, Saito E, Katanoda K, Iwasaki M, Ohashi K, Noda M, Higashi T. (2022) Association Between Diabetes and Adjuvant Chemotherapy Implementation in Patients with Stage III Colorectal Cancer. J Diabetes Investig. 13(10):1771-1778.

<Front-door formula>

  • Inoue K, Ritz B, Arah OA. (2022). Causal Effect of Chronic Pain on Mortality through Opioid prescriptions: An Application of the Front-Door Formula. . Epidemiology.33(4):572-580.

<Marginal Structural Model>

  • Inoue K, Mayeda ER, Nianogo R, Paul K, Yu Y, Haan M, Ritz B. (2021). Estimating the joint effect of diabetes and subsequent depressive symptoms on mortality among older Mexican Americans. Annals of Epidemiology.64,120-126.
  • Shiba K, Torres J, Daoud A, Inoue K, Kanamori S, Tsuji T, Kamada M, Kondo K, Kawachi I. (2021). Estimating the impact of sustained social participation on depressive symptoms in older adults. Epidemiology.32(6), 886-895.