Nancy D Brener

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Behaviors related to physical activity and nutrition among U.S. high school students
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 53:539-46. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Trends in professional development for and collaboration by health education teachers--41 states, 2000-2010
    Nancy D Brener
    Supervisory Health Scientist, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 29, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341
    J Sch Health 83:734-42. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Applying the School Health Index to a nationally representative sample of schools: update for 2006
    Nancy D Brener
    Surveillance Research Team, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 81:81-90. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance - United States, 2009
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 59:1-142. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Methodology of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System--2013
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 62:1-20. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--selected Steps communities, United States, 2007
    Shari Shanklin
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, MS K 33, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-27. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of paper-and-pencil versus Web administration of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS): risk behavior prevalence estimates
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Eval Rev 34:137-53. 2010
  8. pmc Prevalence of health-risk behaviors among Asian American and Pacific Islander high school students in the U.S., 2001-2007
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:39-49. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations of dating violence victimization with lifetime participation, co-occurrence, and early initiation of risk behaviors among U.S. high school students
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:585-602. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Trends in human immunodeficiency virus- and sexually transmitted disease-related risk behaviors among U.S. high school students, 1991-2009
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:427-33. 2011

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Behaviors related to physical activity and nutrition among U.S. high school students
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 53:539-46. 2013
    ..The 2010 National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study (NYPANS) was conducted to provide nationally representative data on behaviors and behavioral correlates related to healthy eating and PA...
  2. doi request reprint Trends in professional development for and collaboration by health education teachers--41 states, 2000-2010
    Nancy D Brener
    Supervisory Health Scientist, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 29, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341
    J Sch Health 83:734-42. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine trends in the percentage of lead health education teachers (LHETs) receiving PD on health topics and collaborating with other school staff on health education activities...
  3. doi request reprint Applying the School Health Index to a nationally representative sample of schools: update for 2006
    Nancy D Brener
    Surveillance Research Team, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 81:81-90. 2011
    ..A new edition of the SHI (2005) and the availability of 2006 SHPPS data made it necessary to update and repeat the analysis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance - United States, 2009
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 59:1-142. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Methodology of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System--2013
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 62:1-20. 2013
    ..YRBSS continues to evolve to meet the needs of CDC and other data users through the ongoing revision of the questionnaire, the addition of new populations, and the development of innovative methods for data collection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--selected Steps communities, United States, 2007
    Shari Shanklin
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, MS K 33, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-27. 2008
    ..These behaviors contribute to chronic disease and other health conditions, including asthma...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of paper-and-pencil versus Web administration of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS): risk behavior prevalence estimates
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Eval Rev 34:137-53. 2010
    ..Mode was associated with reporting of only 7 of the 74 risk behaviors. Results indicate prevalence estimates from paper-and-pencil and Web school-based surveys are generally equivalent...
  8. pmc Prevalence of health-risk behaviors among Asian American and Pacific Islander high school students in the U.S., 2001-2007
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:39-49. 2011
    ..We provided national prevalence estimates for selected health-risk behaviors for Asian American and Pacific Islander high school students separately, and compared those prevalence estimates with those of white, black, and Hispanic students...
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations of dating violence victimization with lifetime participation, co-occurrence, and early initiation of risk behaviors among U.S. high school students
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:585-602. 2007
    ..These risk behavior patterns should serve as warning signs of elevated risk for dating violence victimization and may be helpful in identifying adolescents who could benefit from targeted, preventive interventions...
  10. doi request reprint Trends in human immunodeficiency virus- and sexually transmitted disease-related risk behaviors among U.S. high school students, 1991-2009
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:427-33. 2011
    ..Monitoring changes in behaviors over time can provide information about the effectiveness of new policies and programs...
  11. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the effect of data collection setting on the prevalence of health risk behaviors among adolescents
    Laura Kann
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:327-35. 2002
    ..To examine the effect of data collection setting on the prevalence of priority health risk behaviors among adolescents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Associations of body mass index and perceived weight with suicide ideation and suicide attempts among US high school students
    Danice K Eaton
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:513-9. 2005
    ..Previous research with adolescents has shown associations of body weight and perceptions of body size with suicide ideation and suicide attempts, but it is unclear whether these associations are direct or whether a mediating effect exists...
  13. doi request reprint Associations between risk behaviors and suicidal ideation and suicide attempts: do racial/ethnic variations in associations account for increased risk of suicidal behaviors among Hispanic/Latina 9th- to 12th-grade female students?
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 15:113-26. 2011
    ..Other factors, such as family characteristics, acculturation, and the socio-cultural environment, should be examined in future research...
  14. doi request reprint Computer availability and principals' perceptions of online surveys(*)
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 81:365-73. 2011
    ..School-based risk behavior surveys traditionally have been administered via paper-and-pencil. This study assessed the feasibility of conducting in-class online surveys in US high schools...
  15. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2007
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-131. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Overview and summary: School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Laura Kann
    Surveillance and Evaluation Research Branch, Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 77:385-97. 2007
    ..The School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) 2006 is the largest, most comprehensive assessment of school health programs in the United States ever conducted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--selected steps communities, 2005
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 56:1-16. 2007
    ..These behaviors often are established during childhood and adolescence, extend into adulthood, are interrelated, and are preventable...
  18. ncbi request reprint Passive versus active parental permission in school-based survey research: does the type of permission affect prevalence estimates of risk behaviors?
    Danice K Eaton
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Eval Rev 28:564-77. 2004
    ..As long as high response rates are obtained, type of parental permission does not affect prevalence estimates for risk behaviors that are based on self-report...
  19. ncbi request reprint Health services: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 77:464-85. 2007
    ..This article describes the characteristics of school health services in the United States, including state- and district-level policies and school practices...
  20. ncbi request reprint The association between weight perception and BMI among high school students
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Obes Res 12:1866-74. 2004
    ..To assess the association between weight perception and BMI among a large, diverse sample of adolescents. This study used both measured and self-reported height and weight to calculate BMI...
  21. ncbi request reprint Variation in school health policies and programs by demographic characteristics of US schools
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 73:143-9. 2003
    ..No one type of school, however, was more likely than another type to have all key aspects of a school health program in place. Regardless of school characteristics, all schools are capable of implementing quality school health programs...
  22. doi request reprint How school healthy is your state? A state-by-state comparison of school health practices related to a healthy school environment and health education
    Nancy D Brener
    Team Lead, Survey Operations and Dissemination, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 29, Atlanta, GA 30341
    J Sch Health 83:743-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop composite measures of critical Profiles results and use them to rate each state on their overall performance...
  23. ncbi request reprint The association between self-reported lifetime history of forced sexual intercourse and recent health-risk behaviors: findings from the 2003 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey
    Kathleen C Basile
    Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:752.e1-7. 2006
    ..To expand the understanding of the association between recent health-risk behaviors and a history of forced sexual intercourse, using a nationally representative sample of female and male high school students...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sexual activity and substance use among adolescents by category of physical activity plus team sports participation
    Kimary Kulig
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:905-12. 2003
    ..To determine whether being both vigorously active and a team sports participant or being vigorously physically active but not a team member is associated with substance use and sexual risk behaviors...
  25. doi request reprint Establishing a baseline measure of school wellness-related policies implemented in a nationally representative sample of school districts
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:894-901. 2011
    ..By applying a coding system for district policies to an existing dataset, this study used a novel approach to determine areas of strength and weakness in the implementation of local school wellness-related policies in 2006...
  26. doi request reprint Variation in school health policies and programs by demographic characteristics of US schools, 2006
    Alexandra B Balaji
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop E 46, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Sch Health 80:599-613. 2010
    ..This study updates a similar study conducted with SHPPS 2000 data and assesses several additional policies and programs measured for the first time in SHPPS 2006...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the 1999 youth risk behavior survey questionnaire
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:336-42. 2002
    ..To assess the test-retest reliability of the 1999 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) questionnaire...
  28. ncbi request reprint Methodology of the youth risk behavior surveillance system
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 53:1-13. 2004
    ..YRBSS is evolving to meet the needs of CDC and other users of the data...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessing health risk behaviors among adolescents: the effect of question wording and appeals for honesty
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:91-100. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessment of factors affecting the validity of self-reported health-risk behavior among adolescents: evidence from the scientific literature
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 33:436-57. 2003
    ..Researchers should familiarize themselves with the threats to validity inherent in this type of assessment and design research that minimizes these threats as much as possible...
  31. pmc Prevalence of school policies, programs, and facilities that promote a healthy physical school environment
    Sherry Everett Jones
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mail Stop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1570-5. 2003
    ..We examined the extent to which schools in the United States have health-promoting policies, programs, and facilities...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of self-reported height and weight among high school students
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:281-7. 2003
    ..To assess the reliability and validity of self-reported height and weight, and variables calculated from these values, in a diverse sample of adolescents...
  33. ncbi request reprint The relationship between qualified personnel and self-reported implementation of recommended physical education practices and programs in U.S. schools
    Kristen S Davis
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:202-11. 2005
    ..Using a district physical education coordinator and teachers with appropriate qualifications as well as offering staff development opportunities on physical education may enhance school physical education programs...
  34. doi request reprint A comparison of fruit and vegetable intake estimates from three survey question sets to estimates from 24-hour dietary recall interviews
    Danice K Eaton
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E 92, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:1165-74. 2013
    ..It is not known whether F/V intake frequency in times per day can be used as a proxy for intake in servings per day...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mental health and social services: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 77:486-99. 2007
    ..This article describes the characteristics of school mental health and social services in the United States, including state- and district-level policies and school practices...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of the incident at Columbine on students' violence- and suicide-related behaviors
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:146-50. 2002
    ..This study examined the impact that the violent incident at Columbine High School may have had on reports of behaviors related to violence and suicide among U.S. high school students...
  37. ncbi request reprint High school student responses to different question formats assessing race/ethnicity
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:488-94. 2007
    ..The 2005 Chicago YRBS included the single-question and two-question formats, providing an opportunity to identify how the change affects reporting of race/ethnicity...
  38. ncbi request reprint The relationship between school health councils and school health policies and programs in US schools
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS K 33, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 74:130-5. 2004
    ..Although school health councils are associated with the presence of some key school health policies and programs, a council does not guarantee a school will have all important school health policies and programs in place...
  39. ncbi request reprint Associations between health risk behaviors and opposite-, same-, and both-sex sexual partners in representative samples of vermont and massachusetts high school students
    Leah Robin
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:349-55. 2002
    ..To examine associations between health risk behaviors and sexual experience with opposite-, same-, or both-sex partners in representative samples of high school students...
  40. ncbi request reprint Applying the School Health Index to a nationally representative sample of schools
    Nancy D Brener
    Surveillance Research Team
    J Sch Health 76:57-66. 2006
    ..Although schools nationwide are meeting a few SHI items in each of these areas, few schools are addressing the entire breadth of items. A more coordinated approach to school health would help schools reinforce health messages...
  41. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2000 questionnaires
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS K 33, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 73:29-37. 2003
    ..CDC will use these results to revise the SHPPS 2000 questionnaires and will consider alternative methods of data collection to improve the quality of data collected in future versions of SHPPS...
  42. doi request reprint Suicidal thoughts and attempts among u.s. High school students: trends and associated health-risk behaviors, 1991-2011
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:100-8. 2014
    ..To describe secular trends in suicidal thoughts and attempts and the types of health-risk behaviors associated with suicidal thoughts and attempts among U.S. high school students...
  43. ncbi request reprint The relationship between state policies for competitive foods and school nutrition practices in the United States
    Caitlin L Merlo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop F 78, Atlanta, GA 30341 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E66. 2014
    ..Our analysis examined the association between school nutrition practices and alignment of state policies with Institute of Medicine recommendations (IOM Standards)...
  44. doi request reprint Comparing methods for assessing beverage intake among high school students
    Emily O'Malley Olsen
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:114-23. 2014
    ..To compare 7 beverage intake survey questions against criterion data from 24-hour dietary recall interviews (24HrDRIs) among adolescents...