Sandra L Hofferth

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Residential father family type and child well-being: investment versus selection
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Studies, 1201 Marie Mount Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Demography 43:53-77. 2006
  2. pmc Family structure and the transition to early parenthood
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Demography 47:415-37. 2010
  3. pmc Home media and children's achievement and behavior
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Child Dev 81:1598-619. 2010
  4. pmc Gestational weight gain and risk of infant death in the United States
    Regina R Davis
    Regina R Davis, Sandra L Hofferth, and Edmond D Shenassa are with the Maternal and Child Health Program, Department of Family Science, University of Maryland, College Park Regina R Davis is also with the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC Edmond D Shenassa is also with the Department of Epidemiology, University of Maryland, College Park
    Am J Public Health 104:S90-5. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Work-related injuries among child street-laborers in Latin America: prevalence and predictors
    Angela Maria Pinzon-Rondon
    Department of Family Science, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 26:235-43. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Early childbearing and children's achievement and behavior over time
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:41-9. 2002
  7. pmc The association between inadequate gestational weight gain and infant mortality among U.S. infants born in 2002
    Regina R Davis
    Department of Family Science, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:119-24. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Poverty, food programs, and childhood obesity
    Sandra L Hofferth
    University of Maryland, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 24:703-26. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in children's time with parents: a correction
    John F Sandberg
    Department of Sociology, McGill University, USA
    Demography 42:391-5. 2005

Research Grants

  1. FAMILY AND CHILD WELL-BEING RESEARCH NETWORK
    SANDRA HOFFERTH; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Measuring Children's Activity in its Social Context
    SANDRA HOFFERTH; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Residential father family type and child well-being: investment versus selection
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Studies, 1201 Marie Mount Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Demography 43:53-77. 2006
    ..Finally, children in blended families tended to havefewer behavioral problems than those not in blended families...
  2. pmc Family structure and the transition to early parenthood
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Demography 47:415-37. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Home media and children's achievement and behavior
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Child Dev 81:1598-619. 2010
    ..For boys, increased video game play was linked to increased aggressive behavior problems...
  4. pmc Gestational weight gain and risk of infant death in the United States
    Regina R Davis
    Regina R Davis, Sandra L Hofferth, and Edmond D Shenassa are with the Maternal and Child Health Program, Department of Family Science, University of Maryland, College Park Regina R Davis is also with the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC Edmond D Shenassa is also with the Department of Epidemiology, University of Maryland, College Park
    Am J Public Health 104:S90-5. 2014
    ..We examined the association of prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) with risk of death during infancy using the Institute of Medicine's (IOM's) Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines...
  5. ncbi request reprint Work-related injuries among child street-laborers in Latin America: prevalence and predictors
    Angela Maria Pinzon-Rondon
    Department of Family Science, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 26:235-43. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and nature of occupational injuries among children working in the streets of four major cities in Latin America, as well as to identify factors that predict these work-related injuries...
  6. ncbi request reprint Early childbearing and children's achievement and behavior over time
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:41-9. 2002
    ..Recent studies have failed to confirm this belief, but none have taken into account whether children's outcomes or the effects of early childbearing on those outcomes have changed over time...
  7. pmc The association between inadequate gestational weight gain and infant mortality among U.S. infants born in 2002
    Regina R Davis
    Department of Family Science, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:119-24. 2012
    ..There is a substantial and significant association between inadequate gestational weight gain and infant death that does not differ by race, ethnic group membership, or maternal age...
  8. ncbi request reprint Poverty, food programs, and childhood obesity
    Sandra L Hofferth
    University of Maryland, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 24:703-26. 2005
    ..No evidence either that poor children are more likely to be overweight or that food programs contribute to overweight among poor children was found...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in children's time with parents: a correction
    John F Sandberg
    Department of Sociology, McGill University, USA
    Demography 42:391-5. 2005
    ..Some alternative estimates, likely reasons for the larger change, and the implications are discussed...

Research Grants3

  1. FAMILY AND CHILD WELL-BEING RESEARCH NETWORK
    SANDRA HOFFERTH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..No other national data sets have the detailed outcome and family process data needed for a comprehensive study of the effects of changing family behavior on young children. ..
  2. Measuring Children's Activity in its Social Context
    SANDRA HOFFERTH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....