J Gittelsohn

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight among Baltimore City schoolchildren and its associations with nutrition and physical activity
    Megan L Jehn
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:989-93. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake and a food-frequency instrument to evaluate a nutrition intervention for the Apache in Arizona
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:948-56. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Lessons learned from small store programs to increase healthy food access
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:307-15. 2014
  4. doi request reprint A food store-based environmental intervention is associated with reduced BMI and improved psychosocial factors and food-related behaviors on the Navajo nation
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nutr 143:1494-500. 2013
  5. pmc Community-based interventions in prepared-food sources: a systematic review
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Ste W2041A, Baltimore, MD 21205 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E180. 2013
  6. pmc Development and implementation of Baltimore Healthy Eating Zones: a youth-targeted intervention to improve the urban food environment
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Department of International Health, Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:732-44. 2013
  7. pmc Development and implementation of the Baltimore healthy carry-outs feasibility trial: process evaluation results
    Seung Hee Lee-Kwan
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:638. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Small retailer perspectives of the 2009 Women, Infants and Children Program food package changes
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:655-65. 2012
  9. pmc Interventions in small food stores to change the food environment, improve diet, and reduce risk of chronic disease
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room W2041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E59. 2012
  10. pmc Assessing the association of the HNF1A G319S variant with C-reactive protein in Aboriginal Canadians: a population-based epidemiological study
    Sylvia H Ley
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:39. 2010

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight among Baltimore City schoolchildren and its associations with nutrition and physical activity
    Megan L Jehn
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:989-93. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of overweight and at-risk-for-overweight in schoolchildren from Baltimore City...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake and a food-frequency instrument to evaluate a nutrition intervention for the Apache in Arizona
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Public Health Nutr 10:948-56. 2007
    ..To demonstrate how dietary data collected from 24-hour dietary recalls were incorporated into the development of a quantitative food-frequency questionnaire (QFFQ) for the Apache in Arizona...
  3. doi request reprint Lessons learned from small store programs to increase healthy food access
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:307-15. 2014
    ..To document implementation challenges and opportunities associated with small store interventions...
  4. doi request reprint A food store-based environmental intervention is associated with reduced BMI and improved psychosocial factors and food-related behaviors on the Navajo nation
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nutr 143:1494-500. 2013
    ..In summary, a food store intervention was associated with reduced overweight/obesity and improved obesity-related psychosocial and behavioral factors among those persons most exposed to the intervention on an AI reservation. ..
  5. pmc Community-based interventions in prepared-food sources: a systematic review
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Ste W2041A, Baltimore, MD 21205 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E180. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to provide a systematic review of interventions in prepared-food sources in community settings...
  6. pmc Development and implementation of Baltimore Healthy Eating Zones: a youth-targeted intervention to improve the urban food environment
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Department of International Health, Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:732-44. 2013
    ..Recreation centers appear to be a promising location to interact with low-income youth and reinforce exposure to messages. ..
  7. pmc Development and implementation of the Baltimore healthy carry-outs feasibility trial: process evaluation results
    Seung Hee Lee-Kwan
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:638. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Small retailer perspectives of the 2009 Women, Infants and Children Program food package changes
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:655-65. 2012
    ..To understand vendor perspectives regarding changes made in 2009 to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) food package...
  9. pmc Interventions in small food stores to change the food environment, improve diet, and reduce risk of chronic disease
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room W2041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E59. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to identify small-store interventions and to determine their impact on food availability, dietary behaviors, and psychosocial factors that influence chronic disease risk...
  10. pmc Assessing the association of the HNF1A G319S variant with C-reactive protein in Aboriginal Canadians: a population-based epidemiological study
    Sylvia H Ley
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:39. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate whether CRP was mediating the association between HNF1A G319S and type 2 diabetes in an Aboriginal Canadian population with a high prevalence of diabetes...
  11. pmc HNF1A G319S variant, active cigarette smoking and incident type 2 diabetes in Aboriginal Canadians: a population-based epidemiological study
    Sylvia H Ley
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Genet 12:1. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate the association of the HNF1A G319S polymorphism with incident type 2 diabetes and to assess whether clinical risk variables for type 2 diabetes influence the association in an Aboriginal population...
  12. pmc Formative research in school and community-based health programs and studies: "state of the art" and the TAAG approach
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2179, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:25-39. 2006
    ..The purpose, method of development, and analyses are explained for each method...
  13. doi request reprint An urban food store intervention positively affects food-related psychosocial variables and food behaviors
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:390-402. 2010
    ..This is the first food store intervention trial in low-income urban communities to show positive impacts at the consumer level...
  14. ncbi request reprint Participatory research for chronic disease prevention in Inuit communities
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Am J Health Behav 34:453-64. 2010
    ..To develop a community-based chronic disease prevention program for Inuit in Nunavut, Canada...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial determinants of food purchasing and preparation in American Indian households
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:163-8. 2006
    ..The study objective was to address this gap...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pathways: lessons learned and future directions for school-based interventions among American Indians
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Prev Med 37:S107-12. 2003
    ..This paper explores what we have learned from this study and examines possible future directions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sociocultural and household factors impacting on the selection, allocation and consumption of animal source foods: current knowledge and application
    Joel Gittelsohn
    J Nutr 133:4036S-4041S. 2003
    ..The paper concludes with a series of research questions for further investigation...
  18. doi request reprint Preventing diabetes and obesity in American Indian communities: the potential of environmental interventions
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1179S-83S. 2011
    ..All 3 trials showed mixed success. Important lessons were learned, including the need to focus on supply and demand, institutional and multilevel approaches, and the identification of institutional bases to sustain programs...
  19. ncbi request reprint School climate and implementation of the Pathways study
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Prev Med 37:S97-106. 2003
    ..Pathways was a multisite school-based study to prevent obesity in American Indian school children by encouraging healthy eating and physical activity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Multisite formative assessment for the Pathways study to prevent obesity in American Indian schoolchildren
    J Gittelsohn
    The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:767S-772S. 1999
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Inter-ethnic differences in youth tobacco language and cigarette brand preferences
    J Gittelsohn
    Department of International Health, School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Ethn Health 4:285-303. 1999
    ..To describe and understand variations in cigarette brand preferences between adolescents from varying ethnic and gender groups around the US...
  22. ncbi request reprint A pilot food store intervention in the Republic of the Marshall Islands
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 14:43-53. 2007
    ..05). Food store centered interventions have great potential for changing cognitive and behavioral factors relating to food choice and preparation, and may contribute to lessening the burden of diet-related chronic disease worldwide...
  23. ncbi request reprint Preventing childhood obesity and diabetes: is it time to move out of the school?
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 8:55-69. 2007
    ..We discuss the development of healthy eating zones around schools as a potential tool in the fight to reduce childhood obesity...
  24. ncbi request reprint The social context of smoking among African-American and white adolescents in Baltimore City
    J Gittelsohn
    Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of International Health, Division of Human Nutrition, Room 2041, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Ethn Health 6:211-25. 2001
    ..To describe and understand variations in social influences on smoking behavior among African-American and white male and female adolescents in Baltimore City, USA...
  25. pmc Process evaluation of Baltimore Healthy Stores: a pilot health intervention program with supermarkets and corner stores in Baltimore City
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:723-32. 2010
    ....
  26. pmc Physical, consumer, and social aspects of measuring the food environment among diverse low-income populations
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2179, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:S161-5. 2009
    ..The food environments common in low-income ethnic subpopulations require special focus and consideration due to the vulnerability of the populations and to specific and unique aspects of each setting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Macro- and microlevel processes affect food choice and nutritional status in the republic of the marshall islands
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nutr 133:310S-313S. 2003
    ..What can be done at the microlevel is constrained by macrolevel factors of disempowerment. In this way, issues of power and belief are played out in the bodies of individuals...
  28. doi request reprint A food store intervention trial improves caregiver psychosocial factors and children's dietary intake in Hawaii
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:S84-90. 2010
    ..Greater intensity, sustained food system change, and further targeting for children are needed to show greater and sustained change in food-related behaviors in low-income Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities...
  29. ncbi request reprint Weight-related attitudes and behaviors in fourth grade American Indian children
    J Stevens
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7400, USA
    Obes Res 7:34-42. 1999
    ..This study assessed weight concerns, body size perceptions, weight reduction attempts, and weight loss methods in fourth grade American Indian children...
  30. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation of a multi-institutional community-based program for diabetes prevention among First Nations
    A M Rosecrans
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:272-86. 2008
    ..Interviews revealed that the program was culturally acceptable and relevant, and suggestions for improvement were made. These findings will be used to plan an expanded trial in several Native North American communities...
  31. pmc Project Joy: faith based cardiovascular health promotion for African American women
    L R Yanek
    Center for Health Promotion, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:68-81. 2001
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Weight loss attempts and attitudes toward body size, eating, and physical activity in American Indian children: relationship to weight status and gender
    M Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Obes Res 9:356-63. 2001
    ..This study examined dieting, weight perceptions, and self-efficacy to eat healthy foods and engage in physical activity and their relationships to weight status and gender among American Indian elementary schoolchildren...
  33. ncbi request reprint Development of an integrated diabetes prevention program with First Nations in Canada
    L S Ho
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Promot Int 21:88-97. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates the importance of formative research in developing integrated health promotion programs for multiple communities based on previously evaluated studies...
  34. ncbi request reprint A pilot school-based healthy eating and physical activity intervention improves diet, food knowledge, and self-efficacy for native Canadian children
    Brit I Saksvig
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nutr 135:2392-8. 2005
    ..This program was associated with improved knowledge and the psychosocial factors related to healthy eating and dietary fiber intake of students in a remote First Nations community...
  35. ncbi request reprint Motivations for exercise and weight loss among African-American women: focus group results and their contribution towards program development
    D R Young
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, 2024 E, Monument Street No 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ethn Health 6:227-45. 2001
    ..To develop effective intervention strategies, we need to understand why some women are successful...
  36. doi request reprint Challenge! Health promotion/obesity prevention mentorship model among urban, black adolescents
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 126:280-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate a 12-session home/community-based health promotion/obesity prevention program (Challenge!) on changes in BMI status, body composition, physical activity, and diet...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Pathways intervention on dietary intakes of American Indian schoolchildren
    John H Himes
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 37:S55-61. 2003
    ..This paper reports the effects of the Pathways intervention on dietary intake...
  38. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Pathways intervention on psychosocial variables related to diet and physical activity in American Indian schoolchildren
    June Stevens
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Prev Med 37:S70-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the Pathways intervention on pychosocial variables related to physical activity and diet in American Indian children...
  39. ncbi request reprint Use of ethnographic methods for applied research on diabetes among the Ojibway-Cree in northern Ontario
    J Gittelsohn
    Department of International Health, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Health Educ Q 23:365-82. 1996
    ..This information is being used to develop culturally appropriate health education interventions...
  40. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a food store-based intervention to improve diet in the Republic of the Marshall Islands
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:396-405. 2006
    ..High levels of exposure to the intervention were achieved during the 10-week period of implementation. This model for developing food store-based interventions is applicable to other settings...
  41. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation of a store-based environmental obesity intervention on two American Indian Reservations
    Sarah Curran
    Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Educ Res 20:719-29. 2005
    ..Process data will be tied to outcomes and will be useful for the planning of future store-based programs...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pathways process evaluation results: a school-based prevention trial to promote healthful diet and physical activity in American Indian third, fourth, and fifth grade students
    Allan Steckler
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Prev Med 37:S80-90. 2003
    ..Pathways was a large-scale, multisite, 3-year, study testing a school-based intervention designed to lower percent body fat in American Indian children...
  43. doi request reprint Korean American storeowners' perceived barriers and motivators for implementing a corner store-based program
    Hee Jung Song
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:472-82. 2011
    ..The level of support and active participation of storeowners can greatly influence the success of corner store-based nutrition interventions...
  44. pmc A corner store intervention in a low-income urban community is associated with increased availability and sales of some healthy foods
    Hee Jung Song
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:2060-7. 2009
    ..We present the results of a trial in Baltimore City to increase the availability and sales of healthier food options in local stores...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake in infants and young children in the Marshall Islands
    Victoria M Gammino
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 14:13-21. 2007
    ..Intake levels for energy, protein, carbohydrates and iron varied by location. Recommendations for future research and program intervention are outlined...
  46. ncbi request reprint Formative research and stakeholder participation in intervention development
    Amy Vastine
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:57-69. 2005
    ..To present a model for using formative research and stakeholder participation to develop a community-based dietary intervention targeting American Indians...
  47. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation determines the pathway of success for a health center-delivered, nutrition education intervention for infants in Trujillo, Peru
    Rebecca C Robert
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Nutr 136:634-41. 2006
    ..This study underscores the importance of including process evaluation, which will lead to the development and implementation of more effective nutrition interventions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Interventions to improve diet and weight gain among pregnant adolescents and recommendations for future research
    Jennifer Notkin Nielsen
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Center for Human Nutrition, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1825-40. 2006
    ..Further research is needed to test such approaches with pregnant, high-risk teens...
  49. ncbi request reprint Implementation examined in a health center-delivered, educational intervention that improved infant growth in Trujillo, Peru: successes and challenges
    Rebecca C Robert
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:318-31. 2007
    ..The information gained from this study will inform future evaluation designs, and lead to the development and implementation of more effective intervention programs for child health...
  50. doi request reprint Food-related behavior, physical activity, and dietary intake in First Nations - a population at high risk for diabetes
    Lara Ho
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health, International Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ethn Health 13:335-49. 2008
    ..DESIGN. Cross-sectional 24-hour dietary recalls (n=129), random household risk factor surveys of primary food preparers/shoppers (n=133), and accelerometry (n=81) were assessed in First Nations adults...
  51. pmc Association of race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, acculturation, and environmental factors with risk of overweight among adolescents in California, 2003
    Min Kyung Ahn
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 727, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A75. 2008
    ..Increased understanding of factors associated with overweight can provide a rational basis for developing interventions to address the obesity epidemic in the United States...
  52. doi request reprint An integrated multi-institutional diabetes prevention program improves knowledge and healthy food acquisition in northwestern Ontario First Nations
    Lara S Ho
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:561-73. 2008
    ..The multi-institutional approach demonstrated promising results in modifying selected risk factors for diabetes First Nations communities...
  53. doi request reprint Healthy food purchasing among African American youth: associations with child gender, adult caregiver characteristics and the home food environment
    Pamela J Surkan
    Social and Behavioral Interventions Program, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E5523, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Public Health Nutr 14:670-7. 2011
    ..To examine how factors related to the home food environment and individual characteristics are associated with healthy food purchasing among low-income African American (AA) youth...
  54. ncbi request reprint Comparison of visual estimates of children's portion sizes under both shared-plate and individual-plate conditions
    A V Shankar
    Division of Community Health and Health Systems, E8009, Department of International Health, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N. Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 101:47-52. 2001
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Intervention-related bias in reporting of food intake by fifth-grade children participating in an obesity prevention study
    Lisa Harnack
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1117-21. 2004
    ..Specifically, enhancing measures that rely on self-reports with objective measures of dietary intake would help investigators to evaluate whether differential reporting by treatment group has occurred...
  56. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported dietary intake at school meals by American Indian children: the Pathways Study
    Judith L Weber
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 800 Marshall Street, Slot 512 26, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:746-52. 2004
    ..To examine the validity of a modified diet record-assisted 24-hour recall in third-grade (8 to 10 years old) American Indian children...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pathways curriculum and family interventions to promote healthful eating and physical activity in American Indian schoolchildren
    Sally M Davis
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Prev Med 37:S24-34. 2003
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of Native American children: findings from the pathways feasibility study
    Leslie A Lytle
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:555-8. 2002
  59. pmc Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girls
    Deborah Rohm Young
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:97-111. 2006
    ..g., enjoyable activities, opportunity to socialize) and barriers (e.g., lack of skills, fear of injury) for physical activity. The challenges of using formative research for intervention development are discussed...
  60. doi request reprint The environment and urban adolescents' use of recreational facilities for physical activity: a qualitative study
    Amy V Ries
    Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, CORO West, Suite 500, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:43-50. 2008
    ..Investigate environmental factors influencing the use of recreational facilities for physical activity by urban African-American adolescents...
  61. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns of adolescent girls in Hawaii over a 2-year period
    Soo Kyung Lee
    Department of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:956-61. 2007
    ..To describe changes in dietary patterns of adolescent girls in Hawaii from 2001 to 2003...
  62. pmc Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls
    Larry S Webber
    Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008
    ..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
  63. ncbi request reprint Nutritional composition of commonly consumed traditional Apache foods in Arizona
    Sangita Sharma
    Cancer Etiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 59:1-10. 2008
    ..To provide nutritional composition data for commonly consumed traditional Apache foods to enable an assessment of dietary intake and to evaluate a food-store based intervention aimed at reducing risk of chronic disease...
  64. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' perceptions of environmental influences on physical activity
    Amy V Ries
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:26-39. 2008
    ..To examine African American adolescents' perceptions of environmental influences on physical activity and identify physical activity promotion strategies...
  65. ncbi request reprint Structured physical activity and psychosocial correlates in middle-school girls
    Daheia J Barr-Anderson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, MN 55454, USA
    Prev Med 44:404-9. 2007
    ..Understanding this, along with examining specific psychosocial correlates of PA, may help guide the development of effective interventions to prevent the decline in PA in female youth...
  66. ncbi request reprint The impact of migration on HIV-1 transmission in South Africa: a study of migrant and nonmigrant men and their partners
    Mark N Lurie
    South African Medical Research Council, HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research Unit, Durban, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 30:149-56. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between migration and HIV infection among migrant and nonmigrant men and their rural partners...
  67. ncbi request reprint Who infects whom? HIV-1 concordance and discordance among migrant and non-migrant couples in South Africa
    Mark N Lurie
    South African Medical Research Council, HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research Unit, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS 17:2245-52. 2003
    ..To measure HIV-1 discordance among migrant and non-migrant men and their rural partners, and to estimate the relative risk of infection from inside versus outside primary relationships...
  68. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes on cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes in a native Canadian population
    Stewart B Harris
    Department of Family Medicine, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 55:165-73. 2002
    ..This trend is expected to continue unless the high rates of diabetes can be modified...
  69. pmc Adipokines and incident type 2 diabetes in an Aboriginal Canadian [corrected] population: the Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Project
    Sylvia H Ley
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 31:1410-5. 2008
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint The conceptualization of perceived insufficient milk among Mexican mothers
    Lisa M Sacco
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Hum Lact 22:277-86. 2006
    ..The main coping strategy in the event of PIM was formula feeding. These findings highlight the need for addressing maternal concerns in relation to PIM, especially regarding the role of crying as the initiator of the PIM cycle...