L Kann

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint ILI-related school dismissal monitoring system: an overview and assessment
    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, Georgia 30341, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 6:104-12. 2012
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Health education: results from the 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 77:408-34. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System: measuring health-risk behaviors
    L 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
    Am J Health Behav 25:272-7. 2001
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance--United States, 2003 (Abridged)
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    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 74:307-24. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint School violence, substance use, and availability of illegal drugs on school property among US high school students
    R Lowry
    Surveillance Research Section, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 69:347-55. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of health-related behaviors among alternative high school students as compared with students attending regular high schools
    J A Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:337-43. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2001
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 51:1-62. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2001
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    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 K33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 72:313-28. 2002

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  1. doi request reprint ILI-related school dismissal monitoring system: an overview and assessment
    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, Georgia 30341, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 6:104-12. 2012
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health education: results from the 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 77:408-34. 2007
    ..This article describes the characteristics of school health education policies and programs in the United States at the state, district, school, and classroom levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System: measuring health-risk behaviors
    L 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
    Am J Health Behav 25:272-7. 2001
    ..To measure priority health-riskbehaviors among youth...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance--United States, 2003 (Abridged)
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    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 74:307-24. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint School violence, substance use, and availability of illegal drugs on school property among US high school students
    R Lowry
    Surveillance Research Section, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 69:347-55. 1999
    ..These findings suggest a need for coordinated violence and substance use prevention programs for youth in school and community settings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of health-related behaviors among alternative high school students as compared with students attending regular high schools
    J A Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:337-43. 2001
    ..To provide national data on health-risk behaviors of students attending alternative high schools and compare the prevalence of these risk behaviors with data from the 1997 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey...
  9. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2001
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 51:1-62. 2002
    ..Priority health-risk behaviors, which contribute to the leading causes of mortality and morbidity among youth and adults, often are established during youth, extend into adulthood, are interrelated, and are preventable...
  10. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2001
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    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 K33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 72:313-28. 2002
    ..The YRBSS data also are being used to measure progress toward achieving 16 national health objectives for 2010 and 3 of the 10 leading health indicators...
  11. ncbi request reprint Initiation of cigarette smoking and subsequent smoking behavior among U.S. high school students
    S A Everett
    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
    Prev Med 29:327-33. 1999
    ..Understanding the impact of smoking initiation at young ages may help public health policy makers and practitioners improve strategies to prevent or delay adolescent cigarette smoking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Healthy people 2010 objectives for physical activity, physical education, and television viewing among adolescents: national trends from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 1999-2007
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:S36-45. 2009
    ..To help inform policies and programs, a need exists to understand the extent to which Healthy People 2010 objectives for physical activity, physical education (PE), and television (TV) viewing among adolescents are being achieved...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity-related injury and body mass index among US high school students
    Richard Lowry
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:325-42. 2007
    ..Few studies have focused on the relationship between physical activity-related (PA) injury and overweight among youth...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, food choice, and weight management goals and practices among US college students
    R Lowry
    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 18:18-27. 2000
    ..Physical activity and a healthy diet have been recommended to help reverse the increasing prevalence of overweight among adolescents and adults in the United States...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sexual and reproductive health of persons aged 10-24 years - United States, 2002-2007
    Lorrie Gavin
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 58:1-58. 2009
    ..g., rates among females aged 15-19 years increased from 1.5 cases per 100,000 population in 2004 to 2.2 cases per 100,000 population in 2006) after a significant decrease during 1997-2005...
  21. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2005
    Danice K Eaton
    Northrop Gruman, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Sch Health 76:353-72. 2006
    ..9% had not eaten > or =5 times/day of fruits and vegetables during the 7 days preceding the survey, 67.0% did not attend physical education classes daily, and 13.1% were overweight...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Trends in human immunodeficiency virus-related risk behaviors among high school students--United States, 1991-2005
    Nancy 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, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 76:521-4. 2006
    ..Data from 8 national Youth Risk Behavior Surveys conducted during that period were analyzed. During 1991-2005, the percentage of US high school students engaging in HIV-related sexual risk behaviors significantly decreased...
  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 Television viewing and its associations with overweight, sedentary lifestyle, and insufficient consumption of fruits and vegetables among US high school students: differences by race, ethnicity, and gender
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 72:413-21. 2002
    ..These findings suggest the presence of cultural factors to consider when developing interventions to promote physical activity, healthy eating, and healthy weight through reduced TV viewing among adolescents...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Weight management goals and practices among U.S. high school students: associations with physical activity, diet, and smoking
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:133-44. 2002
    ..To examine associations of physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption, and cigarette smoking with weight management goals and practices of U.S. high school students...
  35. ncbi request reprint The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System: updating policy and program applications
    Michele P Sussman
    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 3724, USA
    J Sch Health 72:13-7. 2002
    ..Ways in which YRBSS data are distributed electronically also are summarized...
  36. ncbi request reprint Weight management goals and use of exercise for weight control among U.S. high school students, 1991-2001
    Richard Lowry
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Bufford Hwy, N E, Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:320-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine trends in weight management goals and the use of exercise for weight control among U.S. high school students...
  37. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2005
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, MS K 33, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:1-108. 2006
    ..Priority health-risk behaviors, which contribute to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among youth and adults, often are established during childhood and adolescence, extend into adulthood, are interrelated, and are preventable...
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of birth control pills, condoms, and withdrawal among U.S. high school students
    S A Everett
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion NCCDPHP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Adolesc Health 27:112-8. 2000
    ..To examine the use of contraception at last sexual intercourse among currently sexually active adolescents...
  39. pmc Enabling the nation's schools to help prevent heart disease, stroke, cancer, COPD, diabetes, and other serious health problems
    Lloyd Kolbe
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:286-302. 2004
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2003
    Jo Anne Grunbaum
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 53:1-96. 2004
    ..Priority health-risk behaviors, which contribute to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among youth and adults, often are established during youth, extend into adulthood, are interrelated, and are preventable...
  41. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in participation in physical education among US high school students
    R Lowry
    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 71:145-52. 2001
    ..2% in 1991 to 21.7% in 1997 (p < 0.001). To reverse current trends, high schools should implement daily PE classes that emphasize participation in lifelong health-related physical activity for all students...
  42. ncbi request reprint Competitive foods and beverages available for purchase in secondary schools--selected sites, United States, 2004
    L Kann
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Cronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 75:370-4. 2005
    ..Bottled water and soft drinks, sports drinks, or fruit drinks that are not 100% juice were most likely to be available for purchase...
  43. ncbi request reprint Methods: School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Tonja M Kyle
    Macro International Inc, 11785 Beltsville Dr, Suite 300, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Sch Health 77:398-407. 2007
    ..All 8 components were assessed at the state, district, and school levels. Two components, health education and physical education and activity, also were assessed at the classroom level...