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Selected Publications Authored by George W. Comstock

Curriculum Vitae - George W. Comstock

Pre-1965

Comstock GW:  Tuberculosis studies in Muscogee County, Georgia.   I.  Community-wide tuberculosis research.  Public Health Rep 64:259-263, 1949. 

Comstock GW and Burke MH:  Tuberculosis studies in Muscogee County, Georgia.  III.  Tuberculosis mortality following a community-wide X-ray survey.  Public Health Rep 66:695-711, 1951.

Comstock GW:  An epidemiologic study of blood pressure levels in a biracial community in the southern United States.  Am J Hyg 65:271-315, 1957.

Comstock GW and Porter ME:  Tuberculin sensitivity and tuberculosis among natives of the Lower Yukon.  Public Health Rep 74:621-634, 1959.

Comstock GW:  A comparison of purified tuberculins in the south-eastern USA.   Bull WHO 23:683-688, 1960.Comstock GW and Shaw LW:  Controlled trial of BCG vaccination in a school population.  Public Health Rep 75:583-594, 1960.

Comstock GW and Philip RN:  Decline of the tuberculosis epidemic in Alaska.  Public Health Rep 76:19-24, 1961.

Comstock GW:  Untreated inactive pulmonary tuberculosis.  Risk of reactivation.  Public Health Rep 77:461-470, 1962.

Comstock GW and Livesay VT:  Subcutaneous fat determinations from a community-wide chest X-ray survey in Muscogee County, Georgia.  Ann NY Acad Sci 110:475-491, 1963.Comstock GW, Edwards LB, Philip RN and Winn WA:  A comparison in the United States of America of two tuberculins, PPD-S and RT 23.  Bull WHO 31:161-170, 1964.

1965-1977

Comstock GW, Kendrick MA, Livesay VT. Subcutaneous fatness and mortality. Am J Epidemiol. 1966 83(3).

Hanson ML, Comstock GW, Haley CE. Community isoniazid prophylaxis program in an underdeveloped area of Alaska. Public Health Rep. 1967 Dec;82(12):1045-56.

Comstock GW, Vicens CN, Goodman NL, Collins S. Differences in the distribution of sensitivity to histoplasmin and isolations of Histoplasma capsulatum.  Am J Epidemiol . 1968 Sep;88(2):195-209.

Naguib SM, Geiser PB, Comstock GW. Response to a program of screening for cervical cancer.  Public Health Rep . 1968 Dec;83(12):990-8.

Whatley TR, Comstock GW, Garber HJ, Sanchez FS Jr. A waterborne outbreak of infectious hepatitis in a small Maryland town.  Am J Epidemiol . 1968 Jan;87(1):138-47.

Comstock GW. Fatal arteriosclerotic heart disease, water hardness at home, and socioeconomic characteristics.  Am J Epidemiol . 1971 Jul;94(1):1-10.

Comstock GW. In memoriam. Carroll Edwards Palmer 1903-1972.  Am J Epidemiol . 1972 Apr;95(4):305-7.

Ganley JP, Smith RE, Thomas DB, Comstock GW, Sartwell PE. Booster effect of histoplasmin skin testing in an elderly population.  Am J Epidemiol . 1972 Feb;95(2):104-10.

Meyer MB, Comstock GW. Maternal cigarette smoking and perinatal mortality.  Am J Epidemiol . 1972 Jul;96(1):1-10.


Comstock GW, Kendrick MA, Livesay VT. Subcutaneous fatness and mortality. Am J Epidemiol. 1966 83(3).

Hanson ML, Comstock GW, Haley CE. Community isoniazid prophylaxis program in an underdeveloped area of Alaska. Public Health Rep. 1967 Dec;82(12):1045-56.

Comstock GW, Vicens CN, Goodman NL, Collins S. Differences in the distribution of sensitivity to histoplasmin and isolations of Histoplasma capsulatum.  Am J Epidemiol . 1968 Sep;88(2):195-209.

Naguib SM, Geiser PB, Comstock GW. Response to a program of screening for cervical cancer.  Public Health Rep . 1968 Dec;83(12):990-8.

Whatley TR, Comstock GW, Garber HJ, Sanchez FS Jr. A waterborne outbreak of infectious hepatitis in a small Maryland town.  Am J Epidemiol . 1968 Jan;87(1):138-47.

Comstock GW. Fatal arteriosclerotic heart disease, water hardness at home, and socioeconomic characteristics.  Am J Epidemiol . 1971 Jul;94(1):1-10.

Comstock GW. In memoriam. Carroll Edwards Palmer 1903-1972.  Am J Epidemiol . 1972 Apr;95(4):305-7.

Ganley JP, Smith RE, Thomas DB, Comstock GW, Sartwell PE. Booster effect of histoplasmin skin testing in an elderly population.  Am J Epidemiol . 1972 Feb;95(2):104-10.

Meyer MB, Comstock GW. Maternal cigarette smoking and perinatal mortality.  Am J Epidemiol . 1972 Jul;96(1):1-10.

Comstock GW, Ganley JP. Association of toxoplasmosis and cats.  Am J Epidemiol . 1973 Jun;97(6):424.

Comstock GW, Rust PF. Residence and peak expiratory flow rates among Navy recruits.  Am J Epidemiol . 1973 Nov;98(5):348-54.

Comstock GW, Helsing KJ. Characteristics of respondents and nonrespondents to a questionnaire for estimating community mood.  Am J Epidemiol . 1973 Apr;97(4):233-9.

Comstock GW, Brownlow WJ, Joseph JM, Garber HJ. Validity of interview information in estimating community immunization levels.  Health Serv Rep . 1973 Oct;88(8):750-757.

Ganley JP, Smith RE, Knox DL, Comstock GW. Presumed ocular histoplasmosis. 3. Epidemiologic characteristics of people with peripheral atrophic scars.  Arch Ophthalmol . 1973 Feb;89(2):116-9.

Comstock GW, Livesay VT, Woolpert SF. The prognosis of a positive tuberculin reaction in childhood and adolescence.  Am J Epidemiol . 1974 Feb;99(2):131-8.

Comstock GW, Livesay VT, Woolpert SF. Evaluation of BCG vaccination among Puerto Rican children.  Am J Public Health . 1974 Mar;64(3):283-91.

Nomura A, Comstock GW, Kuller L, Tonascia JA. Cigarette smoking and strokes.  Stroke . 1974 Jul-Aug;5(4):483-6.

Choi IC, Comstock GW. Interviewer effect on responses to a questionnaire relating to mood.  Am J Epidemiol . 1975 Jan;101(1):84-92.

Comstock GW. Letter: Evaluation of mumps skin test.  Am J Epidemiol . 1975 May;101(5):465-7.

Comstock GW. Letters to the editor: Effects of selection on mortality.  Am J Epidemiol . 1975 Sep;102(3):263-4.

Comstock GW. Frost revisited: the modern epidemiology of tuberculosis.  Am J Epidemiol . 1975 May;101(5):363-82.

Comstock GW, Woolpert SF, Livesay VT. Tuberculosis studies in Muscogee County, Georgia. Twenty-year evaluation of a community trial of BCG vaccination.  Public Health Rep . 1976 May-Jun;91(3):276-80.

Goldberg EL, Comstock GW. Life events and subsequent illness.  Am J Epidemiol . 1976 Aug;104(2):146-58.

Nomura A, Comstock GW. Benign breast tumor and estrogenic hormones: a population-based retrospective study.  Am J Epidemiol . 1976 May;103(5):439-44.

Oliver SL, Comstock GW, Helsing KJ. Mood and lithium in drinking water.  Arch Environ Health . 1976 Mar-Apr;31(2):92-5.

Schimpff SC, Brager DM, Schimpff CR, Comstock GW, Wiernik PH. Leukemia and lymphoma patients linked by prior social contact. Evaluation using a case-control approach.  Ann Intern Med . 1976 May;84(5):547-50.

Helsing KJ, Comstock GW. What kinds of people do not use seat belts?  Am J Public Health . 1977 Nov;67(11):1043-50.

Nomura A, Comstock GW, Tonascia JA. Epidemiologic characteristics of benign breast disease.  Am J Epidemiol . 1977 Jun;105(6):505-12.

 

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