Rachel Tolbert Kimbro

Summary

Affiliation: Rice University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Physical Activity Disparities Between US-born and Immigrant Children by Maternal Region of Origin
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Rice University, 6100 Main St, MS 28, Houston, TX, 77005, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 18:308-17. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Transitions Into Food Insecurity Associated With Behavioral Problems And Worse Overall Health Among Children
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Rice University, in Houston, Texas
    Health Aff (Millwood) 34:1949-55. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Neighborhood context and racial/ethnic differences in young children's obesity: structural barriers to interventions
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Department of Sociology, MS 28, Kinder Institute Urban Health Program, Rice University, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Soc Sci Med 95:97-105. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and the education gradient in health
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Department of Sociology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:361-72. 2008
  5. doi request reprint 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
  6. pmc Young children in urban areas: links among neighborhood characteristics, weight status, outdoor play, and television watching
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Department of Sociology, Rice University, 6100 Main St, MS 28, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:668-76. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Physical Activity Disparities Between US-born and Immigrant Children by Maternal Region of Origin
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Rice University, 6100 Main St, MS 28, Houston, TX, 77005, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 18:308-17. 2016
    ..Researchers interested in improving the physical activity patterns of second-generation children should consider the relevance of language barriers in promoting healthy living. ..
  2. doi request reprint Transitions Into Food Insecurity Associated With Behavioral Problems And Worse Overall Health Among Children
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Rice University, in Houston, Texas
    Health Aff (Millwood) 34:1949-55. 2015
    ..Taken together, our findings underline the importance of food security for children's healthy development...
  3. doi request reprint Neighborhood context and racial/ethnic differences in young children's obesity: structural barriers to interventions
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Department of Sociology, MS 28, Kinder Institute Urban Health Program, Rice University, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Soc Sci Med 95:97-105. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and the education gradient in health
    Rachel 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...
  5. doi request reprint 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...
  6. pmc Young children in urban areas: links among neighborhood characteristics, weight status, outdoor play, and television watching
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Department of Sociology, Rice University, 6100 Main St, MS 28, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:668-76. 2011
    ....