Lucy J Griffiths

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The contribution of parental and community ethnicity to breastfeeding practices: evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study
    Lucy J Griffiths
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1378-86. 2005
  2. pmc Is obesity associated with emotional and behavioural problems in children? Findings from the Millennium Cohort Study
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e423-32. 2011
  3. pmc Sex and ethnic differences in the waist circumference of 5-year-old children: findings from the Millennium Cohort Study
    L J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e196-8. 2011
  4. pmc Associations between sport and screen-entertainment with mental health problems in 5-year-old children
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:30. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for rapid weight gain in preschool children: findings from a UK-wide prospective study
    L J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:624-32. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Effects of infant feeding practice on weight gain from birth to 3 years
    L J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:577-82. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The impact of weight-related victimization on peer relationships: the female adolescent perspective
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:S39-45. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Do early infant feeding practices vary by maternal ethnic group?
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:957-64. 2007
  9. pmc Obesity and bullying: different effects for boys and girls
    L J Griffiths
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:121-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Differential parental weight and height contributions to offspring birthweight and weight gain in infancy
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:104-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint The contribution of parental and community ethnicity to breastfeeding practices: evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study
    Lucy J Griffiths
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1378-86. 2005
    ..The association of ethnic and social factors at the individual and community level with inequalities in starting, and continuing, to breastfeed remains unclear. We explored these factors using data from the Millennium Cohort Study...
  2. pmc Is obesity associated with emotional and behavioural problems in children? Findings from the Millennium Cohort Study
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e423-32. 2011
    ..We examined cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between obesity and emotional and behavioural problems in a nationally representative sample of young children...
  3. pmc Sex and ethnic differences in the waist circumference of 5-year-old children: findings from the Millennium Cohort Study
    L J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e196-8. 2011
    ..Girls, and Black children, in the United Kingdom are at particular risk for central fatness. Further research is needed to clarify ethnic and other influences on fat distribution, and the health outcomes associated with central fatness...
  4. pmc Associations between sport and screen-entertainment with mental health problems in 5-year-old children
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:30. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for rapid weight gain in preschool children: findings from a UK-wide prospective study
    L J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:624-32. 2010
    ..To examine risk factors for rapid weight gain between 3 and 5 years of age...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of infant feeding practice on weight gain from birth to 3 years
    L J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:577-82. 2009
    ..This study examined the effect of breastfeeding initiation, breastfeeding duration and age at introduction of solid foods on weight gain from birth to 3 years...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of weight-related victimization on peer relationships: the female adolescent perspective
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:S39-45. 2008
    ..Obesity is associated with undesirable psychological and social consequences. This qualitative study examined the relationship between obesity and victimization, and the impact this has on peer relationships...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do early infant feeding practices vary by maternal ethnic group?
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:957-64. 2007
    ..To examine UK country and ethnic variations in infant feeding practices...
  9. pmc Obesity and bullying: different effects for boys and girls
    L J Griffiths
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:121-5. 2006
    ..5 predicts bullying involvement at 8.5 years. Models were tested separately for boys and girls to investigate gender differences in association patterns...
  10. ncbi request reprint Differential parental weight and height contributions to offspring birthweight and weight gain in infancy
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:104-7. 2007
    ..The differential contributions of the mother's and father's height and weight to birthweight, or weight gain in infancy, remain unclear and were examined using data from the UK Millennium Cohort Study...
  11. doi request reprint Examining the relationship between maternal employment and health behaviours in 5-year-old British children
    S Sherburne Hawkins
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:999-1004. 2009
    ..Where mothers were employed, the relationships between flexible work arrangements and these health behaviours were also examined...
  12. doi request reprint Perceived and objective measures of the neighbourhood environment and overweight in preschool children and their mothers
    Summer Sherburne Hawkins
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:183-92. 2009
    ..The secondary aim was to assess whether moving residence confounded these relationships...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maternal employment and breast-feeding initiation: findings from the Millennium Cohort Study
    Summer S Hawkins
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:242-7. 2007
    ..99] than those who returned for other reasons. Policies to increase breast feeding should address how both the time and circumstances of a mother's return to employment postpartum influence whether she decides to start breast feeding...
  14. ncbi request reprint Are breastfeeding rates higher among mothers delivering in Baby Friendly accredited maternity units in the UK?
    Suzanne Bartington
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1178-86. 2006
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  15. pmc An ecological systems approach to examining risk factors for early childhood overweight: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study
    S S Hawkins
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:147-55. 2009
    ..To use an ecological systems approach to examine individual-, family-, community- and area-level risk factors for overweight (including obesity) in 3-year-old children...
  16. pmc Regional differences in overweight: an effect of people or place?
    S S Hawkins
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:407-13. 2008
    ..To examine UK country and English regional differences in childhood overweight (including obesity) at 3 years and determine whether any differences persist after adjustment for individual risk factors...
  17. pmc Seasonal variation in accelerometer-determined sedentary behaviour and physical activity in children: a review
    Carly Rich
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK, WC1N 1EH
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:49. 2012
    ..To undertake a review of the methods and findings of published research evaluating the influence of season on accelerometer-determined sedentary behaviour (SB) and physical activity (PA) in children...
  18. doi request reprint Self-esteem and quality of life in obese children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Lucy J Griffiths
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK l griffi
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:282-304. 2010
    ..Competency improvements occurred in the presence and absence of weight loss, suggesting their value as intervention outcomes and the need for further investigation...