Harsohena Kaur

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Duration of television watching is associated with increased body mass index
    Harsohena Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical Center, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Mailstop 1008, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Pediatr 143:506-11. 2003
  2. doi request reprint BMI percentiles and body image discrepancy in black and white adolescents
    Angela A Banitt
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:987-91. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Demographic and psychosocial factors associated with increased fruit and vegetable consumption among smokers in public housing enrolled in a randomized trial
    Nicole Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS City, KS 66160, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S252-9. 2008
  4. pmc Predictors of quitting among African American light smokers enrolled in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Nicole L Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:590-5. 2006
  5. pmc Factors associated with BMI, weight perceptions and trying to lose weight in African-American smokers
    Rebecca E Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:53-61. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the child-feeding questionnaire among parents of adolescents
    Harsohena Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 66160, USA
    Appetite 47:36-45. 2006
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental trajectories of overweight during childhood: role of early life factors
    Chaoyang Li
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:760-71. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Additive interactions of maternal prepregnancy BMI and breast-feeding on childhood overweight
    Chaoyang Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Obes Res 13:362-71. 2005
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Duration of television watching is associated with increased body mass index
    Harsohena Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical Center, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Mailstop 1008, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Pediatr 143:506-11. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of television viewing on subsequent change in body mass index (BMI=kg/m(2)) percentiles (BMI%) in adolescence...
  2. doi request reprint BMI percentiles and body image discrepancy in black and white adolescents
    Angela A Banitt
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:987-91. 2008
    ..Our study portends the increase in BID with the increasing prevalence of obesity and highlights the need for interventions to help adolescents develop a healthy and realistic body image and healthy ways to manage their weight...
  3. ncbi request reprint Demographic and psychosocial factors associated with increased fruit and vegetable consumption among smokers in public housing enrolled in a randomized trial
    Nicole Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS City, KS 66160, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S252-9. 2008
    ..To examine the demographic and psychosocial factors associated with increased fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption among smokers residing in public housing...
  4. pmc Predictors of quitting among African American light smokers enrolled in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Nicole L Nollen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:590-5. 2006
    ..To examine the predictors of quitting among African American (AA) light smokers (<10 cigarettes per day) enrolled in a smoking cessation trial...
  5. pmc Factors associated with BMI, weight perceptions and trying to lose weight in African-American smokers
    Rebecca E Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:53-61. 2005
    ..Several expected associations with outcomes were not found, suggesting that BMI and weight constructs are not well-understood in this population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the child-feeding questionnaire among parents of adolescents
    Harsohena Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 66160, USA
    Appetite 47:36-45. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the psychometric properties of the modified CFQ tested among parents of a multi-ethnic adolescent sample were similar to those of the original CFQ...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental trajectories of overweight during childhood: role of early life factors
    Chaoyang Li
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:760-71. 2007
    ..Our goal was to identify developmental trajectories of overweight in children and to assess early life influences on these trajectories...
  9. ncbi request reprint Additive interactions of maternal prepregnancy BMI and breast-feeding on childhood overweight
    Chaoyang Li
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas Cancer Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Obes Res 13:362-71. 2005
    ..To examine the interactions of maternal prepregnancy BMI and breast-feeding on the risk of overweight among children 2 to 14 years of age...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of smoking relapse curves among African-American smokers
    Won S Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1679-83. 2004
    ..Therefore, stable light smokers may also need smoking cessation interventions similar to those used for heavier smokers in order to successfully stop smoking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predicting adoption of home smoking restriction by inner-city black smokers
    Felix A Okah
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City 64108, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1202-5. 2003
    ..To identify predictors of future adoption of home smoking restriction (HSR), given that 40% of inner-city smokers report current HSR...
  13. ncbi request reprint Childhood overweight: an expanding problem
    Harsohena Kaur
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Treat Endocrinol 2:375-88. 2003
    ..Combining multiple approaches for treatment, addressing obesity-promoting sociocultural practices and policies, and focusing on prevention strategies will be necessary to address this epidemic...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development of a culturally relevant body image instrument among urban African Americans
    Kim M Pulvers
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center Mailstop 1008, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
    Obes Res 12:1641-51. 2004
    ..To validate a culturally relevant body image instrument among urban African Americans through three distinct studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessing overweight, obesity, diet, and physical activity in college students
    Terry T K Huang
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Am Coll Health 52:83-6. 2003
    ..Most college students are not meeting dietary and physical activity guidelines, suggesting the need for prevention interventions and increased understanding of overweight in college students...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pathway to health: cluster-randomized trial to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among smokers in public housing
    Jasjit S Ahluwalia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS, USA
    Health Psychol 26:214-21. 2007
    ..Examine the effectiveness of an intervention to increase fruits and vegetables (FV) consumption among smokers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reading nutrition labels and fat consumption in adolescents
    Terry T K Huang
    Energy Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:399-401. 2004
    ..In girls, fat intake did not differ by frequency of nutrition label reading. Nutrition label reading does not translate into healthier diet in adolescents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence among African American light smokers: a comparison of three scales
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1989-2002. 2007
    ..Results suggest the validity of these scales for African American light smokers and point to the need for sensitivity to differential levels of nicotine dependence among subgroups of light smokers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Baseline characteristics and recruitment strategies in a randomized clinical trial of African-American light smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:183-91. 2007
    ..This study describes the design, recruitment, and baseline data of the first smoking-cessation clinical trial for African-American light smokers, Kick It at Swope II (KIS-II)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking, weight loss intention and obesity-promoting behaviors in college students
    Shawna L Carroll
    Watkins Memorial Health Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:348-53. 2006
    ..To examine whether college smoking was associated with trying to lose weight and other weight-related behaviors...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effects of nicotine gum and counseling among African American light smokers: a 2 x 2 factorial design
    Jasjit S Ahluwalia
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Addiction 101:883-91. 2006
    ..The purpose of this 2 x 2 factorial, randomized clinical trial was to evaluate the efficacy of nicotine gum (2 mg versus placebo) and counseling (motivational interviewing versus health education) for African American light smokers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Overweight and components of the metabolic syndrome in college students
    Terry T K Huang
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:3000-1. 2004