Jennifer Utter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Overweight among New Zealand adolescents: associations with ethnicity and deprivation
    Jennifer Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:461-6. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of weight-related concerns and behaviours among New Zealand young people
    Jennifer Utter
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:1021-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Family support and weight-loss strategies among adolescents reporting sustained weight loss
    Jennifer Utter
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 16:499-504. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Family meals among New Zealand young people: relationships with eating behaviors and body mass index
    Jennifer Utter
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:3-11. 2013
  5. pmc Identifying the 'red flags' for unhealthy weight control among adolescents: findings from an item response theory analysis of a national survey
    Jennifer Utter
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:99. 2012
  6. pmc Relationships between frequency of family meals, BMI and nutritional aspects of the home food environment among New Zealand adolescents
    Jennifer Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:50. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Trends in body mass index and waist circumference among New Zealand adolescents, 1997/1998-2005
    J Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Obes Rev 10:378-82. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Socio-economic differences in eating-related attitudes, behaviours and environments of adolescents
    Jennifer Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 14:629-34. 2011
  9. pmc Social and physical contexts of schools and neighborhoods: associations with physical activity among young people in New Zealand
    Jennifer Utter
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Am J Public Health 101:1690-5. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Living 4 Life project: a youth-led, school-based obesity prevention study
    J Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Obes Rev 12:51-60. 2011

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Overweight among New Zealand adolescents: associations with ethnicity and deprivation
    Jennifer Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:461-6. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of weight-related concerns and behaviours among New Zealand young people
    Jennifer Utter
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:1021-8. 2012
    ..The study aims to describe the prevalence of weight loss behaviours and weight-related concerns among a nationally representative sample of adolescents in New Zealand...
  3. doi request reprint Family support and weight-loss strategies among adolescents reporting sustained weight loss
    Jennifer Utter
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 16:499-504. 2013
    ..The current research aims to describe the weight-control strategies and family support for young people reporting sustained weight loss in a large, population-based sample...
  4. doi request reprint Family meals among New Zealand young people: relationships with eating behaviors and body mass index
    Jennifer Utter
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:3-11. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between family meals and nutrition behaviors of adolescents...
  5. pmc Identifying the 'red flags' for unhealthy weight control among adolescents: findings from an item response theory analysis of a national survey
    Jennifer Utter
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:99. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Relationships between frequency of family meals, BMI and nutritional aspects of the home food environment among New Zealand adolescents
    Jennifer Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:50. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study is to examine associations between frequency of family meals and body mass index (BMI), other aspects of the home food environment, and related nutrition behaviors...
  7. doi request reprint Trends in body mass index and waist circumference among New Zealand adolescents, 1997/1998-2005
    J Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Obes Rev 10:378-82. 2009
    ..Corresponding increases in waist circumference measurements suggest that this population of New Zealand adolescents are at increased risk for related chronic conditions...
  8. doi request reprint Socio-economic differences in eating-related attitudes, behaviours and environments of adolescents
    Jennifer Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 14:629-34. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Social and physical contexts of schools and neighborhoods: associations with physical activity among young people in New Zealand
    Jennifer Utter
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Am J Public Health 101:1690-5. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the association between school- and neighborhood-level characteristics and physical activity among young people...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Living 4 Life project: a youth-led, school-based obesity prevention study
    J Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Obes Rev 12:51-60. 2011
    ..School-based obesity prevention interventions that actively involve young people in the design of interventions may result in improvements in student behaviours, but require active support from leaders within their schools...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correlates of body mass index among a nationally representative sample of New Zealand children
    Jennifer Utter
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:104-13. 2007
    ..To describe how nutrition behaviours and physical activity are associated with body mass index (BMI) among New Zealand children and to determine if these relationships vary by ethnicity...
  12. ncbi request reprint At-home breakfast consumption among New Zealand children: associations with body mass index and related nutrition behaviors
    Jennifer Utter
    Pacific Health, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:570-6. 2007
    ..This study aims to describe the relationship between breakfast consumption and body mass index (BMI) and relevant nutrition behaviors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Food choices among students using the school food service in New Zealand
    Jennifer Utter
    Epidemiology and Bioostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 120:U2389. 2007
    ..The aim of the current study is to describe the demographic characteristics and food choices of school canteen/tuckshop users...
  14. ncbi request reprint Perceived access to community facilities, social motivation, and physical activity among New Zealand youth
    Jennifer Utter
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Adolesc Health 39:770-3. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that physical activity interventions should address both the social (opportunities for social engagement) and physical (access to recreational facilities) environments of adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Associations between television viewing and consumption of commonly advertised foods among New Zealand children and young adolescents
    Jennifer Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 9:606-12. 2006
    ..To explore how time spent watching television (TV) is associated with the dietary behaviours of New Zealand children and young adolescents...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and physical activity behaviours among Mäori, Pacific and NZ European children: identifying opportunities for population-based interventions
    Jennifer Utter
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:50-6. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Forgone health care among secondary school students in New Zealand
    Simon Denny
    Department of Community Paediatrics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, PB 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 5:11-8. 2013
    ..Perceived lack of confidential health care is an important barrier for young people accessing health care services in New Zealand (NZ)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pacific parents' rationale for purchased school lunches and implications for obesity prevention
    Tasileta Teevale
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:282-90. 2012
    ..The social effects of poverty affect the health-promoting behaviours of Pacific communities in New Zealand. Social policies that decrease social inequities should be the intervention priority...
  19. doi request reprint Do schools influence student risk-taking behaviors and emotional health symptoms?
    Simon J Denny
    Department of Community Paediatrics, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Adolesc Health 48:259-67. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of schools on student health risk-taking behaviors and depressive symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Body weight satisfaction among New Zealand adolescents: findings from a national survey
    Amanda Wood
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:161-7. 2012
    ..These findings are consistent with a growing body of research that suggests creating positive peer and family environments may lead to better developmental outcomes, such as body satisfaction, and also higher levels of well-being...
  21. doi request reprint Health and well-being of young people who attend secondary school in Aotearoa, New Zealand: what has changed from 2001 to 2007?
    Simon J Denny
    Department of Community Paediatrics, Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:191-7. 2011
    ..To describe the changes in the health and well-being of secondary school students from 2001 to 2007...
  22. ncbi request reprint Health and well-being of secondary school students in New Zealand: trends between 2001, 2007 and 2012
    Terryann Clark
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:925-34. 2013
    ..To describe indicators of health and well-being for New Zealand secondary school students; explore changes between 2001, 2007 and 2012; and compare these findings to international estimates...
  23. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking and alcohol-related behaviours amongst Pacific youth: a national survey of secondary school students
    Tasileta Teevale
    Pacific Health, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 125:60-70. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of severe obesity among New Zealand adolescents and associations with health risk behaviors and emotional well-being
    Bridget Farrant
    Department of Pediatrics, Child and Youth Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Pediatr 163:143-9. 2013
    ..To describe the prevalence of severe obesity among New Zealand young people attending secondary school and the associations of severe obesity with health risk behaviors and emotional well-being...
  25. doi request reprint Neighbourhood social capital and adolescent self-reported wellbeing in New Zealand: a multilevel analysis
    Kaveh Aminzadeh
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 84:13-21. 2013
    ..Neighbourhood membership in community organisations showed a stronger protective effect for students who were more socioeconomically deprived...
  26. ncbi request reprint Family meals and the well-being of adolescents
    Jennifer Utter
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:906-11. 2013
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Perceived versus actual distance to local physical-activity facilities: does it really matter?
    Ralph Maddison
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Phys Act Health 7:323-32. 2010
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  28. pmc Association between availability and quality of health services in schools and reproductive health outcomes among students: a multilevel observational study
    Simon Denny
    Department of Community Paediatrics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Am J Public Health 102:e14-20. 2012
    ..We determined the association between availability and quality of school health services and reproductive health outcomes among sexually active students...
  29. ncbi request reprint Access to private and confidential health care among secondary school students in New Zealand
    Simon Denny
    Department of Community Paediatrics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Adolesc Health 51:285-91. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of health care utilization and private and confidential health care among a nationally representative population of high school students...
  30. pmc The environment and physical activity: The influence of psychosocial, perceived and built environmental factors
    Ralph Maddison
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:19. 2009
    ..ABSTRACT: : This study sought to integrate perceived and built environmental and individual factors into the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) model to better understand adolescents' physical activity...
  31. pmc Hand-held internet tablets for school-based data collection
    Simon J Denny
    Department of Community Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Res Notes 1:52. 2008
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  32. ncbi request reprint Couch potatoes or french fries: are sedentary behaviors associated with body mass index, physical activity, and dietary behaviors among adolescents?
    Jennifer Utter
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1298-305. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint The changing environment and population obesity in the United States
    Robert W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Obes Res 11:12S-22S. 2003
    ..Even more important, given the urgency of the problem, is experimental research on the question of what environmental changes would be necessary to reverse the obesity epidemic...
  34. ncbi request reprint Weight control practices and disordered eating behaviors among adolescent females and males with type 1 diabetes: associations with sociodemographics, weight concerns, familial factors, and metabolic outcomes
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1289-96. 2002
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  35. ncbi request reprint Reading magazine articles about dieting and associated weight control behaviors among adolescents
    Jennifer Utter
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:78-82. 2003
    ..Dieting-related magazine exposure was associated with indicators of psychosocial distress and unhealthy dieting; interventions that address media consumption should reach out to all youth regardless of ethnic and social backgrounds..