Dustin T Duncan

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Does perception equal reality? Weight misperception in relation to weight-related attitudes and behaviors among overweight and obese US adults
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:20. 2011
  2. pmc The geography of recreational open space: influence of neighborhood racial composition and neighborhood poverty
    Dustin T Duncan
    Departments of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Kresge Building 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urban Health 90:618-31. 2013
  3. pmc The built environment and depressive symptoms among urban youth: A spatial regression study
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 5:11-25. 2013
  4. pmc Racial differences in the built environment--body mass index relationship? A geospatial analysis of adolescents in urban neighborhoods
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 11:11. 2012
  5. pmc Association between neighborhood safety and overweight status among urban adolescents
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:289. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the positional difference between two common geocoding methods
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Geospat Health 5:265-73. 2011
  7. pmc Validation of walk score for estimating neighborhood walkability: an analysis of four US metropolitan areas
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:4160-79. 2011
  8. pmc Differential accuracy of physical activity self-report by body mass index
    Erica T Warner
    Department of Epidemiology, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:168-78. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Disparities in youth physical activity in the United States: 2003-2006
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:888-93. 2012
  10. pmc Proximity to supermarkets associated with higher body mass index among overweight and obese preschool-age children
    Lauren Fiechtner
    Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Prev Med 56:218-21. 2013

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Publications13

  1. pmc Does perception equal reality? Weight misperception in relation to weight-related attitudes and behaviors among overweight and obese US adults
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:20. 2011
    ..We examined associations between weight misperception and several weight-related attitudes and behaviors among a nationally representative sample of overweight and obese US adults...
  2. pmc The geography of recreational open space: influence of neighborhood racial composition and neighborhood poverty
    Dustin T Duncan
    Departments of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Kresge Building 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urban Health 90:618-31. 2013
    ..Such interventions may contribute to reductions and disparities in obesity. ..
  3. pmc The built environment and depressive symptoms among urban youth: A spatial regression study
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 5:11-25. 2013
    ..While our results overall suggest that the built environment minimally influences youth depressive symptoms, additional research is needed, including to understand our results in the unexpected direction...
  4. pmc Racial differences in the built environment--body mass index relationship? A geospatial analysis of adolescents in urban neighborhoods
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 11:11. 2012
    ..A secondary objective was to evaluate the sensitivity of findings to the spatial scale of analysis (i.e. 400- and 800-meter street network buffers)...
  5. pmc Association between neighborhood safety and overweight status among urban adolescents
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:289. 2009
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  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the positional difference between two common geocoding methods
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Geospat Health 5:265-73. 2011
    ..g. with global positioning system measurement), this study suggests that Batchgeo is a good, free-of-charge option to geocode addresses...
  7. pmc Validation of walk score for estimating neighborhood walkability: an analysis of four US metropolitan areas
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:4160-79. 2011
    ..As such, our study confirms and extends the generalizability of previous findings demonstrating that Walk Score is a valid measure of estimating neighborhood walkability in multiple geographic locations and at multiple spatial scales...
  8. pmc Differential accuracy of physical activity self-report by body mass index
    Erica T Warner
    Department of Epidemiology, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:168-78. 2012
    ..To examine whether agreement between self-reported and accelerometer-measured physical activity varies by BMI category in a low-income black sample...
  9. doi request reprint Disparities in youth physical activity in the United States: 2003-2006
    Steven L Gortmaker
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:888-93. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine changes in physical activity among children and adolescents, by race/ethnicity, in the United States from 2003-2004 to 2005-2006...
  10. pmc Proximity to supermarkets associated with higher body mass index among overweight and obese preschool-age children
    Lauren Fiechtner
    Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Prev Med 56:218-21. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to examine associations of proximity to food establishments with body mass index (BMI) among preschool-age children...
  11. pmc Safe to walk? Neighborhood safety and physical activity among public housing residents
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 4:1599-606; discussion 1607. 2007
    ..In such settings, neighborhood safety may impact willingness to be regularly physically active. We examined the association of perceived neighborhood safety with pedometer-determined physical activity and physical activity self-efficacy...
  12. doi request reprint Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender hate crimes and suicidality among a population-based sample of sexual-minority adolescents in Boston
    Dustin T Duncan
    Dustin T Duncan is with the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Mark L Hatzenbuehler is with the Department of Sociomedical Sciences and the Center for the Study of Social Inequalities and Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
    Am J Public Health 104:272-8. 2014
    ..We examined whether past-year suicidality among sexual-minority adolescents was more common in neighborhoods with a higher prevalence of hate crimes targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals...
  13. doi request reprint Neighborhood-level LGBT hate crimes and current illicit drug use among sexual minority youth
    Dustin T Duncan
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 135:65-70. 2014
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