C A Befort

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Protocol and recruitment results from a randomized controlled trial comparing group phone-based versus newsletter interventions for weight loss maintenance among rural breast cancer survivors
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 37:261-71. 2014
  2. pmc Fatalistic cancer beliefs and information sources among rural and urban adults in the USA
    Christie A Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:521-6. 2013
  3. pmc Prevalence of obesity among adults from rural and urban areas of the United States: findings from NHANES (2005-2008)
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Rural Health 28:392-7. 2012
  4. pmc Outcomes of a weight loss intervention among rural breast cancer survivors
    Christie A Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, MS 1008, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:631-9. 2012
  5. pmc Sequelae of breast cancer and the influence of menopausal status at diagnosis among rural breast cancer survivors
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1307-13. 2011
  6. pmc Weight control needs and experiences among rural breast cancer survivors
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66106, USA
    Psychooncology 20:1069-75. 2011
  7. pmc Group versus individual phone-based obesity treatment for rural women
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Blvd MS 1008, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Eat Behav 11:11-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Perspectives on research among Kansas County health department administrators
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:E9-15. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Perceived barriers and benefits to research participation among school administrators
    Christie Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Sch Health 78:581-6; quiz 615-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Motivational interviewing fails to improve outcomes of a behavioral weight loss program for obese African American women: a pilot randomized trial
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd MS 1008, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Behav Med 31:367-77. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Protocol and recruitment results from a randomized controlled trial comparing group phone-based versus newsletter interventions for weight loss maintenance among rural breast cancer survivors
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 37:261-71. 2014
    ..This study will provide essential information on how to reach rural survivors in future efforts to establish weight loss support for breast cancer survivors as a standard of care. ..
  2. pmc Fatalistic cancer beliefs and information sources among rural and urban adults in the USA
    Christie A Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:521-6. 2013
    ..Future educational work to communicate relevant and accurate cancer prevention information to rural residents should consider not only information access but also rural culture and fatalistic perspectives...
  3. pmc Prevalence of obesity among adults from rural and urban areas of the United States: findings from NHANES (2005-2008)
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Rural Health 28:392-7. 2012
    ..In addition, demographic, diet, and physical activity correlates of obesity across rural and urban residence are examined...
  4. pmc Outcomes of a weight loss intervention among rural breast cancer survivors
    Christie A Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, MS 1008, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:631-9. 2012
    ..The group phone-based treatment delivery approach may help disseminate effective weight control intervention to hard-to-reach breast cancer survivors...
  5. pmc Sequelae of breast cancer and the influence of menopausal status at diagnosis among rural breast cancer survivors
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1307-13. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Weight control needs and experiences among rural breast cancer survivors
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66106, USA
    Psychooncology 20:1069-75. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Group versus individual phone-based obesity treatment for rural women
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Blvd MS 1008, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Eat Behav 11:11-7. 2010
    ..Future research is warranted to examine the benefits of group phone-based treatment for long-term management of obesity among rural populations...
  8. doi request reprint Perspectives on research among Kansas County health department administrators
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:E9-15. 2009
    ..Findings have implications for strategies to engage LHDs in academic collaborations such as targeting research projects to fill an existing need identified by LHD staff...
  9. doi request reprint Perceived barriers and benefits to research participation among school administrators
    Christie Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Sch Health 78:581-6; quiz 615-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this qualitative study was to increase understanding of barriers and benefits of research participation as perceived by superintendents and principals in elementary, middle, and high school settings...
  10. doi request reprint Motivational interviewing fails to improve outcomes of a behavioral weight loss program for obese African American women: a pilot randomized trial
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd MS 1008, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Behav Med 31:367-77. 2008
    ..Future research is warranted to determine the subpopulations with which MI is most effective...
  11. ncbi request reprint Weight maintenance, behaviors and barriers among previous participants of a university-based weight control program
    C A Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:519-26. 2008
    ..To examine weight loss maintenance among previous participants of a university-based behavioral weight management program and to compare behavioral strategies and perceived barriers between successful and unsuccessful maintainers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Perceptions and beliefs about body size, weight, and weight loss among obese African American women: a qualitative inquiry
    Christie A Befort
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:410-26. 2008
    ....
  13. pmc Weight-related perceptions among patients and physicians: how well do physicians judge patients' motivation to lose weight?
    Christie A Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1086-90. 2006
    ..Prior studies suggest that patients and physicians have different perceptions and expectations surrounding weight; however, few studies have directly compared patients' and physicians' perspectives...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fruit, vegetable, and fat intake among non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white adolescents: associations with home availability and food consumption settings
    Christie Befort
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:367-73. 2006
    ..This study sought to explore home food availability and common settings of food consumption as correlates of fruit, vegetable, and fat intake among a sample of non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint A measure of health-related quality of life among patients with localized prostate cancer: results from ongoing scale development
    Christie A Befort
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
    Clin Prostate Cancer 4:100-8. 2005
    ..The study used a cross-sectional design, and participants completed the measure in a clinical setting...