Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
Affiliation: Rice University
- Neighborhood context and racial/ethnic differences in young children's obesity: Structural barriers to interventionsRachel Tolbert Kimbro
Department of Sociology, MS 28, Kinder Institute Urban Health Program, Rice University, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 95:97-105. 2013....
- Race, ethnicity, and the education gradient in healthRachel Tolbert Kimbro
Department of Sociology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 27:361-72. 2008..We also show how the education-health relationship varies across Hispanic and Asian subgroups. We argue that any intervention for eliminating health disparities must take these patterns into account...
- Federal food policy and childhood obesity: a solution or part of the problem?Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
Sociology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 29:411-8. 2010..We also find that subsidized meals at school or day care are beneficial for children's weight status, and we argue that expanding access to subsidized meals may be the most effective tool to use in combating obesity in poor children...
- Young children in urban areas: links among neighborhood characteristics, weight status, outdoor play, and television watchingRachel Tolbert Kimbro
Department of Sociology, Rice University, 6100 Main St, MS 28, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Soc Sci Med 72:668-76. 2011....