Brian C Castrucci

Summary

Affiliation: Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of breastfeeding rates in an urban birth cohort among women delivering infants at hospitals that employ and do not employ lactation consultants
    Brian C Castrucci
    Family Health Research and Program Development Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:578-85. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Availability of lactation counseling services influences breastfeeding among infants admitted to to neonatal intensive care units
    Brian C Castrucci
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78613, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:410-5. 2007
  3. pmc Cervical cancer screening among women who gave birth in the US-Mexico border region, 2005: the Brownsville-Matamoros Sister City Project for Women's Health
    Brian C Castrucci
    Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th St, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A116. 2008
  4. pmc Attempted breastfeeding before hospital discharge on both sides of the US-Mexico border, 2005: the Brownsville-Matamoros Sister City Project for Women's Health
    Brian C Castrucci
    Office of Title V, Division of Family and Community Health Services, Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th St, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A117. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Men's attitudes toward breastfeeding: findings from the 2007 Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Margaret L Vaaler
    Office of Program Decision Support, Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 W 49th St, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:148-57. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for adult paternity among adolescent females ages 14 through 16 years
    Brian C Castrucci
    Office of Program Decision Support, Texas Department of State Health Services, Mail code 2836, 1100 W 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:895-900. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Breast-feeding attitudes and behavior among WIC mothers in Texas
    Margaret L Vaaler
    Office of Program Decision Support, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:S30-8. 2010
  8. pmc Prenatal HIV testing in the US-Mexico border region, 2005: the Brownsville-Matamoros Sister City Project for Women's Health
    Ginger L Gossman
    Family Health Research and Program Development, Office of Title V and Family Health, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A121. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Association between depressed mood and perceived weight in middle and high school age students: Texas 2004-2005
    Emily L Schiefelbein
    CDC CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Program, Division of Family and Community Health Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78714 9347, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:169-76. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Surveillance of bleeding disorders, Texas, 2007
    Gita G Mirchandani
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S354-9. 2011

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of breastfeeding rates in an urban birth cohort among women delivering infants at hospitals that employ and do not employ lactation consultants
    Brian C Castrucci
    Family Health Research and Program Development Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:578-85. 2006
    ..To compare rates of breastfeeding at hospital discharge between facilities that employ and do not employ International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Availability of lactation counseling services influences breastfeeding among infants admitted to to neonatal intensive care units
    Brian C Castrucci
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78613, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:410-5. 2007
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  3. pmc Cervical cancer screening among women who gave birth in the US-Mexico border region, 2005: the Brownsville-Matamoros Sister City Project for Women's Health
    Brian C Castrucci
    Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th St, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A116. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine correlates of ever having had a Papanicolaou (Pap) test among women who recently delivered a live infant and who resided near the US-Mexico border...
  4. pmc Attempted breastfeeding before hospital discharge on both sides of the US-Mexico border, 2005: the Brownsville-Matamoros Sister City Project for Women's Health
    Brian C Castrucci
    Office of Title V, Division of Family and Community Health Services, Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th St, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A117. 2008
    ..We examined correlates of attempted breastfeeding before hospital discharge on each side of the US-Mexico border and within the border region...
  5. doi request reprint Men's attitudes toward breastfeeding: findings from the 2007 Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Margaret L Vaaler
    Office of Program Decision Support, Texas Department of State Health Services, 1100 W 49th St, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:148-57. 2011
    ..Men's attitudes about public images of breastfeeding and employers' accommodations for breastfeeding mothers influence the choice of breast milk as the sole infant-feeding method...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for adult paternity among adolescent females ages 14 through 16 years
    Brian C Castrucci
    Office of Program Decision Support, Texas Department of State Health Services, Mail code 2836, 1100 W 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:895-900. 2010
    ..In addressing this specific prevention challenge, it is important to consider maternal/paternal place of birth and its association with adolescent births with adult males...
  7. doi request reprint Breast-feeding attitudes and behavior among WIC mothers in Texas
    Margaret L Vaaler
    Office of Program Decision Support, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78756, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:S30-8. 2010
    ..Additionally, the study examined whether attitudes were related to infant feeding practices among mothers enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in Texas...
  8. pmc Prenatal HIV testing in the US-Mexico border region, 2005: the Brownsville-Matamoros Sister City Project for Women's Health
    Ginger L Gossman
    Family Health Research and Program Development, Office of Title V and Family Health, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A121. 2008
    ..However, little is known about the prevalence of prenatal HIV testing in the US-Mexico border region. We explored the correlation between prenatal HIV testing and sociodemographic, health behavior, and health exposure characteristics...
  9. doi request reprint Association between depressed mood and perceived weight in middle and high school age students: Texas 2004-2005
    Emily L Schiefelbein
    CDC CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Program, Division of Family and Community Health Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78714 9347, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:169-76. 2012
    ..The high prevalence rates of depressed mood suggest a greater need for research into understanding factors that may contribute to depressed mood in adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint Surveillance of bleeding disorders, Texas, 2007
    Gita G Mirchandani
    Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S354-9. 2011
    ..Although HTCs function as sites for passive surveillance of bleeding disorders, annual HTC visit data likely underestimate true prevalence of the disease due to the infrequent nature of healthcare utilization for this population...
  11. doi request reprint Overweight among low-income Texas preschoolers aged 2 to 4 years
    Kayan L Lewis
    Office of Program Decision Support, Division of Family and Community Health Services, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:178-84. 2010
    ..Determine child/maternal factors associated with overweight among 2- to 4-year-olds enrolled in the Texas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)...
  12. pmc Physical activity, watching television, and the risk of obesity in students, Texas, 2004-2005
    Adriana Perez
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus, 1616 Guadalupe St, Ste 6 300, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A61. 2011
    ..Prevalence of obesity among students in Texas is higher than the US prevalence. Our objective was to understand the combined influence of physical activity and television viewing on weight status of students in Texas...
  13. doi request reprint Teen pregnancy in Texas: 2005 to 2015
    M Aaron Sayegh
    HIV STD Information and Projects Group, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX 78714, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:94-101. 2010
    ..Texas birth records and population projections were used to simulate pregnancy rates among women ages 15-19 years from 2005 to 2015...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's 1994 HIV counseling, testing, and referral: standards and guidelines: how closely does practice conform to existing recommendations?
    Brian C Castrucci
    Division of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:417-21. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint The association among adolescents' tobacco use, their beliefs and attitudes, and friends' and parents' opinions of smoking
    Brian C Castrucci
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey 08543 2316, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:159-67. 2002
    ..To examine adolescents' attitudes toward smoking, the presence of a false consensus effect, and the influence of peer and parental attitudes about smoking choices on being a susceptible, never smoker; an experimenter; and a current smoker...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' acquisition of cigarettes through noncommercial sources
    Brian C Castrucci
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey 08543 2316, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:322-6. 2002
    ..This reinforces the need for educational programs, interventions, and policies that more effectively target noncommercial sources of cigarettes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Understanding the association between authoritative parenting and adolescent smoking
    Brian C Castrucci
    The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, PA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:217-24. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in adolescent cigarette-brand preference, 1989 to 1996
    Nancy J Kaufman
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:54-62. 2004
    ..To understand changes in cigarette-brand choice by adolescents in the context of demographic differences and advertising...
  19. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use and cessation behavior among adolescents participating in organized sports
    Brian C Castrucci
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:63-71. 2004
    ..To examine the difference in tobacco use between adolescents who participate in organized sports and those who do not...
  20. ncbi request reprint The association between adolescent smokers' desire and intentions to quit smoking and their views of parents' attitudes and opinions about smoking
    Brian C Castrucci
    Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health, Philadelphia, Department of Public Health, 1101 Market Street, 9th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:377-84. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Predictors of change on the smoking uptake continuum among adolescents
    Nancy J Kaufman
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Route 1 and College Road E, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:581-7. 2002
    ..Understanding how advertising and other risk and demographic factors affect adolescent susceptibility to smoking would allow for the development of more effective youth-targeted tobacco prevention and cessation programs and policies...