Ho, Derrick H. C.
Lai, E.T., Ho, H.C., Ho, S.C., & Woo, J. (2021). Socioeconomic status, physical functioning and mortality: Results from a cohort study of older adults in Hong Kong. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2021.08.034
Cong, J., Wang, L. B., Liu, F. J., Qian, Z. M., McMillin, S. E., Vaughn, M. G., Song, Y., Wang, S., Chen., S., Xiong, S., Shen., X, Sun, X., Zhou, Y., Ho., H.C. & Dong, G. H. (2021). Associations between metabolic syndrome and anthropogenic heat emissions in northeastern China. Environmental Research, 204, 111974. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2021.111974
Ho, H. C., Guo, H., Chan, T. C., Shi, Y., Webster, C., & Fong, K. N. (2021). Community planning for a “healthy built environment” via a human-environment nexus? A multifactorial assessment of environmental characteristics and age-specific stroke mortality in Hong Kong. Chemosphere, 132043. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.132043
Nichols, E. et al. [Ho, H.C. as one of the GBD collaborators] (2021). Use of multidimensional item response theory methods for dementia prevalence prediction: An example using the Health and Retirement Survey and the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 21, 241. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12911-021-01590-y
Song, Y., Chen, B., Ho, H. C., Kwan, M. P., Liu, D., Wang, F., Cai, J., Li, X., Xu. Yu, He, Q., Wang, H., Xu, Q. & Song, Y. (2021). Observed inequality in urban greenspace exposure in China. Environment International, 156, 106778.
Zheng, H., Yi, W., Ding, Z., Xu, Z., Ho, H. C., Cheng, J., Hossain, M.Z., Song, J., Fan, Y., Ni, J., Wang., Q., Xu, Y., Wei, J., & Su, H. (2021). Evaluation of life expectancy loss associated with submicron and fine particulate matter (PM1 and PM2. 5) air pollution in Nanjing, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-021-15244-z
Cheng, J.*, Ho, H. C.*, Su, H., Huang, C., Pan, R., Hossain, M. Z., Zhang, Hao, & Xu, Z. (2021). Low ambient temperature shortened life expectancy in Hong Kong: A time-series analysis of 1.4 million years of life lost from cardiorespiratory diseases. Environmental Research, 201, 111652. (*as co-first author)
Bhattacharjee, N.V. et al. [Ho. H.C as one of the collaborators] (2021). Mapping inequalities in exclusive breastfeeding in low-and middle-income countries, 2000–2018. Nature Human Behaviour. DOI: 10.1038/s41562-021-01108-6
Ho, H.C., Chan, E., & Ng, S. (2021). A History of Public Housing Development in Kwun Tong: Connection between Socio-environmental Change and Urban Planning《觀塘區公屋發展的歷史： 社區及環境變遷與城市規劃的連結》.
Cao, Z., Wen, Y., Song, S., Ho, H.C., & Sun, H. (2021). Spatiotemporal variations and controls on anthropogenic heat fluxes in 12 selected cities in the Eastern China. China Geographical Science, 31(3), 444-458.
Li, C., Tan, W., Ho, H.C., Ong, J., Zheng, X., Sun, X., Li, X., Liu, L., Yang, Y., Zhao, P., Xiong, M., Zheng, H., Wang, C., & Yang, B. (2021). Prevalence of chlamydia among pregnant women, gynecology clinic attendees, and subfertile women in Guangdong, China: A cross-sectional survey. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, ofab206.
Liu, Y., Lu, S., Guo, Y., Ho, H.C., Song, Y., Cheng, W., Chui, C.H.K., Chan, O.F., Chiu, R.L.H., Webster, C., & Lum, T.Y.S. (2021). Longitudinal associations between neighbourhood physical environments and depressive symptoms of older adults in Hong Kong: The moderating effects of terrain slope and declining functional abilities. Health & Place, 70, 102585. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102585
Lu, S., Liu, Y., Guo, Y., Ho, H.C., Song, Y., Cheng, W., Chui, C.H.K., Chan, O.F., Chiu, R.L.H., Webster, C., & Lum, T.Y.S. (2021). Neighbourhood physical environment, intrinsic capacity and 4-year late-life functional ability trajectories of low-income Chinese older population: A longitudinal study with the parallel process of latent growth curve modelling. EClinicalMedicine (In press).
Chrysoulakis, N., Somarakis, G., Stagakis, S., Mitraka, Z., Wong, M.S., & Ho, H.C. (2021) Monitoring and evaluating nature-based solutions implementation in urban areas by means of earth observation. Remote Sensing, 3(8), 1503.
Cao, Z., Gao, F., Li, S., Wu, Z., Guan, W., & Ho, H.C. (2021). Ridership exceedance exposure risk: Novel indicators to assess PM2.5 health exposure of bike-sharing riders. Environmental Research, 197, 111020
Zhang, Y., Wei, J., Shi, Y., Quan, C., Ho, H.C., Song, Y., & Zhang, L. (2021). Early-life exposure to submicron particulate air pollution relates to onset of childhood asthma: A retrospective investigation. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2021.02.030
Cheng, J., Ho, H.C., Webster, C., Su, H., Pan, H., Zheng, H., & Xu, Z. (2021). Lower-than-standard particulate matter air pollution reduced life expectancy in Hong Kong: A time-series analysis of 8.5 million years of life lost. Chemosphere. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.129926
Li, C., Bloom, M.S., Lin, S., Ren, M., Hajat, S., Wang, Q., Zhang, W., Ho, H.C., Zhao, Q., Lin, Y., & Huang, C. (2021). Temperature variation and preterm birth among live singleton deliveries in Shenzhen, China: A time-to-event analysis. Environmental Research, 195, 110834.
Wang, X., Xu, Z., Su, H., Ho, H.C., Song, Y., Zheng, H., Hossain, M.Z., Alfazal Khan, M., Bogale, D., Wei, J., & Cheng, J. (2021). Ambient particular matters (PM1, PM2.5, PM10) and childhood pneumonia: The smaller particle, the greater short-term impact? Science of the Total Environment, 772, 145509.
Zuo, S., Yang, L., Dou, P., Ho, H.C., Dai, S., Ma, W., Ren, Y., & Huang, C. (2021). The direct and interactive impacts of hydrological factors on bacillary dysentery across different geographical regions in central China. Science of the Total Environment, 764, 144609.
Chang. K., Wong, F., Chan, K.L., Wong, F., Ho, H.C., Wong, M.S., Ho, Y.S., Yuen, J., Siu, J., & Yang, L. (2021). The impact of the environment on the quality of life and the mediating effects of sleep and stress. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 172, 8529.
Guo, H., Wei, J., Li, X., Ho, H.C., Song, Y., Wu, J., & Li, W. (2021). Do socioeconomic factors modify the effects of PM1 and SO2 on lung cancer incidence in China? Science of the Total Environment, 143998.
Ho, H.C., Fong, K., Chan, T.C., & Shi, Y. (2021). The associations between social, built and geophysical environment and age-specific dementia mortality among older adults in a high-density Asian city. International Journal of Health Geographics, 19, 53. DOI: 10.1186/s12942-020-00252-y
Adelson, J.D. et. al. [GBD 2019 Blindness and Vision Impairment Collaborators]. (2020). Causes of blindness and vision impairment in 2020 and trends over 30 years, and prevalence of avoidable blindness in relation to VISION 2020: the Right to Sight: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study. The Lancet Global Health. DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30489-7
Bourne, R. et. al. [GBD 2019 Blindness and Vision Impairment Collaborators]. (2020). Trends in prevalence of blindness and distance and near vision impairment over 30 years: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study. The Lancet Global Health. DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30425-3
GBD 2019 Viewpoint Collaborators (Ho, H.C., & the Global Burden of Disease team). (2020). Five insights from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet, 396, 1135-1159.
Mok, K.K., & Ho, H.C. (2021). Finding a home away from home: An explorative study on the use of social space with the voices of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2020.1813542
Zhong, S., Pang, M., Ho, H.C., Jegasothy, E., Clayton, S., Wang, Z., & Huang, C. (2021). Assessing the effectiveness and pathways of planned shelters in protecting mental health of flood victims in China. Environmental Research Letters. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/abc446
Lozano et al. [306th of 790 GBD collaborators] (2020). Measuring universal health coverage based on an index of effective coverage of health services in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet, in press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30750-9.
Guo, H., Zhan, Q., Ho, H.C., Yao, F., Zhou, X., Wu, J., & Li, W. (2020). Coupling mobile phone data with machine learning: How misclassification errors in ambient PM2.5 exposure estimates are produced? Science of The Total Environment, 745, 141034.
Shi, Y., Bilal, M., Ho, H.C., & Omar, A. (2020). Urbanization and regional air pollution across South Asian developing countries – A nationwide land use regression for ambient PM2.5 assessment in Pakistan. Environmental Pollution, 266 (2), 115145.
Wong, M.S., Ho, H.C., & Tse, A. (2020). Geospatial context of social and environmental factors associated with health risk during temperature extremes: Review and discussion. Geospatial Health, 15 (814), 168-173.
Yang, L., Ho, J., Wong, F., Chang, K., Chan, K.L., Wong, M.S., Ho, H.C., Yuen, J., Huang, J., & Siu, J. (2020). Neighbourhood green space, perceived stress and sleep quality in an urban population. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 54, 126763.
Wang, H., Li, J., Gao, M., Chan, T.C., Gao, Z., Zhang, M., Li, Y., Gu, Y., Chen, A., Yang, Y., & Ho, H.C. (2020). Spatiotemporal variability in long-term population exposure to PM2. 5 and lung cancer mortality attributable to PM2. 5 across the Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region over 2010–2016: A multistage approach. Chemosphere, 257, 127153.
Chen, D., Mayvaneh, F., Baaghideh, M., Entezari, A., Ho, H.C., Xiang, Q., Jiao A., Zhang, F., Hu, K., Chen, G., Zhao, Q., Sun, S., & Zhang, Y. (2020). Utilizing daily excessive concentration hours to estimate cardiovascular mortality and years of life lost attributable to fine particulate matter in Tehran, Iran. Science of the Total Environment, 703, 134909. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134909
Chen, X., Jahn, H.J., Ward, T.J., Ho, H.C., Luo, M., Engling, G., & Kraemer, A. (2020). Characteristics and determinants of personal exposure to PM2.5 mass and components in adult subjects in the megacity of Guangzhou, China. Atmospheric Environment, 224, 117295. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.117295
Deng, C., Dong, X., Wang H., Lin, W., Wen, H., Frazier, J., Ho, H.C., & Holmes, L. (2020). A data-driven framework for walkability measurement with open data: A case study of Triple Cities, New York. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 9(1), 36. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi9010036
Guo, C., Sim, T., & Ho, H.C. (2020). Evaluation of risk perception, knowledge, and preparedness of extreme storm events for the improvement of coastal resilience among migrants: A lesson from Hong Kong. Population, Space and Place, e2318. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2318
Ho, H.C., Chan, T.C., Xu, Z., Huang, C., & Li, C. (2020). Individual- and community-level shifts in mortality patterns during the January 2016 East Asia cold wave associated with a super El Niño event: Empirical evidence in Hong Kong. Science of the Total Environment, 711, 135050. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135050
Ho, H.C., Man, H.Y., Wong, M.S., Shi, Y., & Walker, B.B. (2020). Perceived differences in the (re)production of environmental deprivation between subpopulations: a study combining citizens’ perceptions with remote-sensed and administrative data. Building and Environment, 174, 106769. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.106769
Ho, H.C., Wai, K.M., He, M., Chan, T.C., Deng, C., & Wong, M.S. (2020). Mortality risk of a future heat event across a subtropical city: Implications for community planning and health policy. Natural Hazards. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-020-04003-x
Ho, H.C., Wong, M.S., & Chan, T.C. (2020). Spatially differentiating the effects of long-term air pollution on specific causes of death from cardiovascular and respiratory mortality in Hong Kong: A territory-wide register-based study. Air quality, Atmosphere, and Health. DOI: 10.1007/s11869-020-00828-4
James, S.L., Castle, C.D., Dingels, Z.V., Fox, J.T., Hamilton, E.B., Liu, Z., Roberts, N.L.S., Sylte, D.O., Henry, N.J., LeGrand, K.E., Abdelalim, A., Abdoli, A., Abdollahpour, I., Abdulkader, R.S., Abedi, A., Abosetugn, E., Abushouk, A.I., Adebayo, O.M., Agudelo-Botero, M., … Ho, H.C., …, Vos, T. (2020). Global injury morbidity and mortality from 1990 to 2017: Results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Injury Prevention (in press). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043494
Jiao, A., Xiang, Q., Ding, Z., Cao, J., Ho, H.C., Chen, D., Cheng, J., Yang, Z., Zhang, F., Yu, Y., & Zhang, Y. (2020). Short-term impacts of ambient fine particulate matter on emergency department visits: Comparative analysis of three exposure metrics. Chemosphere, 241, 125012. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125012
Yang, J., Wong, M.S., Ho, H.C., Krayenhoff, S., Chan, P.W., Abbas, S., & Menenti, M. (2020). A semi-empirical method for estimating complete surface temperature from radiometric surface temperature, a study in Hong Kong city. Remote Sensing of Environment, 237, 111540. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111540
Zhu, R., Wong, M.S., You, L., Santi, P., Nichol, J., Ho, H.C., Lu, L., & Ratti, C. (2020). The effect of urban morphology on the solar capacity of three-dimensional cities. Renewable Energy, 153, 1111-1126. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2020.02.050
Bilal, M., Nichol, J.E., Nazeer, M., Shi, Y., Wang, L., Kumar, K. R., Ho, H.C., Mazhar, U., Bleiweiss, M.P., Qiu, Z., Khedher, K.M., & Lolli, S. (2019). Characteristics of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) over urban, suburban, and rural areas of Hong Kong. Atmosphere, 10(9), 496. DOI: http://doi.org/10.3390/atmos10090496
Feng, X., Ho, H.C., Chi, G., & Wang, Z. (2019). Abandoned rural residential land: Using machine learning techniques to identify rural residential land vulnerable to be abandoned in mountainous areas. Habitat International, 84, 43-56. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2018.12.006
Hafeez, S., Wong, M.S., Ho, H.C., Nazeer, M., Nichol, J., Abbas, S., Tang, D., Lee, K.H., & Pun, L. (2019). Comparison of machine learning algorithms for retrieval of water quality indicators in case-II waters: A case study of Hong Kong. Remote Sensing, 11(6), 617. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11060617
Ho, H.C., Abbas, S., Yang, J., Zhu, R., & Wong, M.S. (2019). Spatiotemporal prediction of increasing winter perceived temperature across a sub-tropical city for sustainable planning and climate change mitigation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(3), 497.
Ho, H.C., & Wong, M.S. (2019). Urban environmental influences on the temperature–mortality relationship associated mental disorders and cardiorespiratory diseases during normal summer days in a subtropical city. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 26(23), 24272-24285. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-019-05594-0
Ho, H.C., Wong, M.S., Abbas, S., & Zhu, R. (2019). Development of the Adjusted Wind Chill Equivalent Temperature (AWCET) for cold mortality assessment across a subtropical city: Validation and comparison with a spatially-controlled time-stratified approach. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 1290.
Ho, H.C., Wong, M.S., Man, H.Y., Shi, Y., & Abbas, S. (2019). Neighborhood-based subjective environmental vulnerability index for community health assessment: Development, validation and evaluation. Science of the Total Environment, 654, 1082-1090.
Wang, D., Lau, K.K.L., Ren, C., Bernard III, G.W., Shi, Y., Ho, H.C., Lee, T.C., Lee, L.S., Woo, J., & Ng, E. (2019). The impact of extremely hot weather events on all-cause mortality in a highly urbanized and densely populated subtropical city: A 10-year timeseries study (2006–2015). Science of the Total Environment, 690, 923-931. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.039
Wang, H., Li, J., Gao, Z., Yim, S.H.L., Shen, H., Ho, H.C., Li, Z., Zeng, Z., Liu, C., Li, Y., Ning, G., & Yang, Y. (2019). High-spatial-resolution population exposure to PM2.5 pollution based on multi-satellite retrievals: A case study of seasonal variation in the Yangtze River Delta, China in 2013. Remote Sensing, 11(23), 2724. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11232724
Yuen, J.W.M., Chang, K.K.P., Wong, F.K.Y., Wong, F.Y., Siu, J.Y.M., Ho, H.C., Wong, M.S., Ho, J.Y.S., Chan, K.L., & Yang, L. (2019). Influence of urban green space and facility accessibility on exercise and healthy diet in Hong Kong. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 1514.
Zhang, T., Chiu, R.L.H., & Ho, H.C. (2019). Suburban neighborhood environments and depression: A case study of Guangzhou, China. Transport and Geography, 15, 100624. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2019.100624
Zhang, Y., Xiang, Q., Yu, C., Bao, J., Ho, H.C., Sun, S., Ding, Z., Hu, K., & Zhang, L. (2019). Mortality risk and burden associated with temperature variability in China, United Kingdom and United States: Comparative analysis of daily and hourly exposure metrics. Environmental Research, 179, Part A, 108771. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2019.108771