Stephanie B Jilcott

Summary

Affiliation: East Carolina University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Food stamp participation is associated with fewer meals away from home, yet higher body mass index and waist circumference in a nationally representative sample
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:110-5. 2011
  2. pmc Associations between county and municipality zoning ordinances and access to fruit and vegetable outlets in rural North Carolina, 2012
    Mariel Leah Mayo
    Albemarle Regional Health Services North Carolina, Elizabeth City, North Carolina
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E203. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Farmers' market use is associated with fruit and vegetable consumption in diverse southern rural communities
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, 600 Moye Blvd, Mailstop 660, Lakeside Annex Modular Unit 8, Room 126, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Nutr J 13:1. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations between neighborhood amenity density and health indicators among rural and urban youth
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, 600 Moye Boulevard, MS 660, Greenville, SC 27834, USA
    Am J Health Promot 28:e40-3. 2013
  5. pmc Food venue choice, consumer food environment, but not food venue availability within daily travel patterns are associated with dietary intake among adults, Lexington Kentucky 2011
    Alison Gustafson
    University of Kentucky, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Nutr J 12:17. 2013
  6. pmc Validation of food store environment secondary data source and the role of neighborhood deprivation in Appalachia, Kentucky
    Alison A Gustafson
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:688. 2012
  7. pmc Formative evaluation for a healthy corner store initiative in Pitt County, North Carolina: assessing the rural food environment, part 1
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    East Carolina University, Department of Public Health, 600 Moye Blvd, MS 660, Greenville, NC 27834 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E121. 2013
  8. pmc Formative evaluation for a healthy corner store initiative in Pitt County, North Carolina: engaging stakeholders for a healthy corner store initiative, part 2
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    East Carolina University, Department of Public Health, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E120. 2013
  9. doi request reprint A community assessment to inform a multilevel intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk and risk disparities in a rural community
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Fam Community Health 36:135-46. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Associations between body mass index, shopping behaviors, amenity density, and characteristics of the neighborhood food environment among female adult Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants in eastern North Carolina
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ecol Food Nutr 51:526-41. 2012

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Food stamp participation is associated with fewer meals away from home, yet higher body mass index and waist circumference in a nationally representative sample
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:110-5. 2011
    ..To examine associations between Food Stamp (FS) participation, meals away from home (MAFH), body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference (WC)...
  2. pmc Associations between county and municipality zoning ordinances and access to fruit and vegetable outlets in rural North Carolina, 2012
    Mariel Leah Mayo
    Albemarle Regional Health Services North Carolina, Elizabeth City, North Carolina
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E203. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Farmers' market use is associated with fruit and vegetable consumption in diverse southern rural communities
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, 600 Moye Blvd, Mailstop 660, Lakeside Annex Modular Unit 8, Room 126, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Nutr J 13:1. 2014
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations between neighborhood amenity density and health indicators among rural and urban youth
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, 600 Moye Boulevard, MS 660, Greenville, SC 27834, USA
    Am J Health Promot 28:e40-3. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Food venue choice, consumer food environment, but not food venue availability within daily travel patterns are associated with dietary intake among adults, Lexington Kentucky 2011
    Alison Gustafson
    University of Kentucky, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Nutr J 12:17. 2013
    ..This study's aims were to determine the association between six various dietary indicators and 1) food venue availability; 2) food venue choice and frequency; and 3) availability of healthy food within food venue...
  6. pmc Validation of food store environment secondary data source and the role of neighborhood deprivation in Appalachia, Kentucky
    Alison A Gustafson
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:688. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Formative evaluation for a healthy corner store initiative in Pitt County, North Carolina: assessing the rural food environment, part 1
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    East Carolina University, Department of Public Health, 600 Moye Blvd, MS 660, Greenville, NC 27834 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E121. 2013
    ..Because rural residents live farther from supermarkets than their urban- and suburban-dwelling counterparts, they may be more reliant on smaller corner stores that offer fewer healthful food items...
  8. pmc Formative evaluation for a healthy corner store initiative in Pitt County, North Carolina: engaging stakeholders for a healthy corner store initiative, part 2
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    East Carolina University, Department of Public Health, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E120. 2013
    ..We examined the feasibility of increasing access to healthful food in corner stores to inform a Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) initiative by engaging stakeholders (corner store owners and customers) in a formative evaluation...
  9. doi request reprint A community assessment to inform a multilevel intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk and risk disparities in a rural community
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Fam Community Health 36:135-46. 2013
    ..The most winnable obesity prevention policy was incentives for use of food from local farms. Results are being used to inform an intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in rural eastern North Carolina...
  10. doi request reprint Associations between body mass index, shopping behaviors, amenity density, and characteristics of the neighborhood food environment among female adult Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants in eastern North Carolina
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ecol Food Nutr 51:526-41. 2012
    ..BMI was not associated with distance to or use of any particular food venue. Future studies should examine specific health-promoting elements of amenity-dense neighborhoods accessible to limited-income populations...
  11. doi request reprint "Fault-line of an earthquake": a qualitative examination of barriers and facilitators to colorectal cancer screening in rural, Eastern North Carolina
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    J Rural Health 29:78-87. 2013
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  12. pmc A community-driven approach to identifying "winnable" policies using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Common Community Measures for Obesity Prevention
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, 1709 West Sixth St, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E79. 2012
    ..Finally, we discuss potential adaptations to COCOMO for rural jurisdictions...
  13. ncbi request reprint A community-driven approach to identifying "winnable" policies using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Common Community Measures for obesity prevention
    Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, 1709 West Sixth St, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E79. 2012
    ..Finally, we discuss potential adaptations to COCOMO for rural jurisdictions...
  14. doi request reprint Promoting use of nutrition and physical activity community resources among women in a family planning clinic setting
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Women Health 52:55-70. 2012
    ..Results of this study can guide similar programs attempting to promote the use of resources among hard-to-reach groups...
  15. doi request reprint Associations between food insecurity, supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) benefits, and body mass index among adult females
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1741-5. 2011
    ..8 vs 33.1; P=0.04). Results suggest that provision of adequate SNAP benefits per household member might partially ameliorate the negative effects of food insecurity on BMI...
  16. pmc Commute times, food retail gaps, and body mass index in North Carolina counties
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A107. 2010
    ..We examined correlations between percentage of rural residents, commute times, food retail gap per capita, and body mass index (BMI) among North Carolina residents...
  17. doi request reprint Measuring the retail food environment in rural and urban North Carolina counties
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:432-40. 2010
    ..Thus, we examined convergent and criterion validity of 2 retail food environment data sources and then examined differences in predictive validity between 3 ways of measuring the rural and urban food environment...
  18. doi request reprint Iterative design, implementation and evaluation of a supplemental feeding program for underweight children ages 6-59 months in Western Uganda
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:299-306. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Examining associations among obesity and per capita farmers' markets, grocery stores/supermarkets, and supercenters in US counties
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:567-72. 2011
    ..In this ecologic study, density of food venues was inversely associated with county-level obesity prevalence. Thus, future research should examine similar associations at the individual-level...
  20. doi request reprint The association between the food environment and weight status among eastern North Carolina youth
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, 1709 West Sixth Street, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:1610-7. 2011
    ..To examine associations between various measures of the food environment and BMI percentile among youth...
  21. doi request reprint Associations between natural amenities, physical activity, and body mass index in 100 North Carolina counties
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Am J Health Promot 26:52-5. 2011
    ..To examine associations between county-level natural amenities, physical activity (PA), and body mass index (BMI)...
  22. doi request reprint Qualitative perspectives on the use of traditional and nontraditional food venues among middle- and low-income women in Eastern North Carolina
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Ecol Food Nutr 49:373-89. 2010
    ..Main reasons for use of supercenters were bulk foods at low prices and one-stop shopping. Rural and urban nonworking women shopped more frequently at discount superstores compared to urban working women...
  23. doi request reprint Association between travel times and food procurement practices among female supplemental nutrition assistance program participants in eastern North Carolina
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:385-9. 2011
    ..To examine associations between self-reported vehicular travel behaviors, perceived stress, food procurement practices, and body mass index among female Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants...
  24. pmc Perceptions of the community food environment and related influences on food choice among midlife women residing in rural and urban areas: a qualitative analysis
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Women Health 49:164-80. 2009
    ..Women remain gatekeepers of the family diet and food purchasing. Therefore we assessed midlife, Southern women's perceptions of the food environment. Related influences on food choices at work and at home were also examined...
  25. ncbi request reprint A guide for developing intervention tools addressing environmental factors to improve diet and physical activity
    Stephanie B Jilcott
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:192-204. 2007
    ..These tools were finalized using community members' feedback. This formative process can serve as a guide for other health promotion programs to create and use similar tools...
  26. doi request reprint A qualitative examination of perceived barriers and facilitators of physical activity for urban and rural youth
    Justin B Moore
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:355-67. 2010
    ..Since rural and urban residents often perceive and interact differently with PA environments, more research is needed to properly adapt interventions...
  27. pmc Conducting community audits to evaluate community resources for healthful lifestyle behaviors: an illustration from rural eastern North Carolina
    Jared T McGuirt
    East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A149. 2011
    ..Community audits improved the description of health-promoting community resources and the context in which people make lifestyle choices...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rationale and development of the Move More North Carolina: Recommended Standards for After-School Physical Activity
    Justin B Moore
    Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:359-66. 2010
    ..The impact of The Standards is yet to be seen, but the collaborative process used in their creation can serve as a model for the development of similar PA standards in other states...