Affiliation: University of Chicago
- Why don't low-income mothers worry about their preschoolers being overweight?A Jain
Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pediatrics 107:1138-46. 2001..Mothers are in an important position to prevent obesity in their children by shaping early diet and activity patterns. However, many mothers of overweight preschool children are not worried about their child's weight...
- Injury related infant death: the impact of race and birth weightA Jain
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Inj Prev 7:135-40. 2001..To examine the effect of race and birth weight independent of other sociodemographic factors on injury related infant death using national data...
- How good is the evidence linking breastfeeding and intelligence?Anjali Jain
Section of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago Children s Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pediatrics 109:1044-53. 2002..We conducted a critical review of the many studies that have tried to determine whether breastfeeding has a beneficial effect on intellect...
- Mothers misunderstand questions on a feeding questionnaireAnjali Jain
Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, IL, USA
Appetite 42:249-54. 2004..Thus, qualitative interviewing could help to match the intention in asking a question with its interpretation by respondents. A mismatch may contribute to our low level of understanding about the causes of early obesity...
- Food messages on African American television showsManasi A Tirodkar
Committee on Human Development, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Am J Public Health 93:439-41. 2003
- The challenge of preventing and treating obesity in low-income, preschool children: perceptions of WIC health care professionalsLeigh A Chamberlin
Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:662-8. 2002..Nutrition counseling efforts in WIC target childhood obesity, but new approaches are needed that address the different perceptions about obesity that are held by clients and health care professionals...