Jihong Liu

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Acculturation, physical activity, and obesity among Hispanic adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina USC, Columbia, SC, USA
    Ethn Health 14:509-25. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in gestational weight gain and pregnancy-related hypertension
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:441-7. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for childhood obesity: an urban and rural comparison
    Ji Hong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Child Obes 8:440-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Generation and acculturation status are associated with dietary intake and body weight in Mexican American adolescents
    Ji Hong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University ofSouth Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Nutr 142:298-305. 2012
  5. pmc Cesarean and VBAC rates among immigrant vs. native-born women: a retrospective observational study from Taiwan Cesarean delivery and VBAC among immigrant women in Taiwan
    Jung Chung Fu
    Kaohsiung Municipal United Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung, ROC, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:548. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Maternal obesity and breast-feeding practices among white and black women
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold J Norman School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:175-82. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Urban-rural differences in overweight status and physical inactivity among US children aged 10-17 years
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 24:407-15. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The metabolic syndrome: are rural residents at increased risk?
    Tushar Trivedi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 29:188-97. 2013
  9. doi request reprint A qualitative study of factors affecting pregnancy weight gain in African American women
    Kara Goodrich
    University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Suite 318, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:432-40. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Maternal obesity and gestational weight gain in rural versus urban dwelling women in South Carolina
    Alexa Gallagher
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Rural Health 29:1-11. 2013

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Acculturation, physical activity, and obesity among Hispanic adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina USC, Columbia, SC, USA
    Ethn Health 14:509-25. 2009
    ..Little is known about how acculturation may influence participation in leisure-time physical activity and obesity among adolescents. The objective of this study was to examine these associations among Hispanic adolescents...
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in gestational weight gain and pregnancy-related hypertension
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:441-7. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to examine racial differences in gestational weight gain (GWG) and pregnancy-related hypertension...
  3. doi request reprint Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for childhood obesity: an urban and rural comparison
    Ji Hong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 29208, USA
    Child Obes 8:440-8. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Generation and acculturation status are associated with dietary intake and body weight in Mexican American adolescents
    Ji Hong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University ofSouth Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Nutr 142:298-305. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that Mexican American adolescents face challenges in terms of poorer diet and excessive weight gain associated with their immigration experience...
  5. pmc Cesarean and VBAC rates among immigrant vs. native-born women: a retrospective observational study from Taiwan Cesarean delivery and VBAC among immigrant women in Taiwan
    Jung Chung Fu
    Kaohsiung Municipal United Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung, ROC, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:548. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Maternal obesity and breast-feeding practices among white and black women
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold J Norman School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:175-82. 2010
    ..Lower rates of breast-feeding among black women suggest that they should continue to be the focus of the programs and policies aimed at breast-feeding promotion in the United States...
  7. doi request reprint Urban-rural differences in overweight status and physical inactivity among US children aged 10-17 years
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 24:407-15. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the prevalence of overweight status and physical inactivity among children and adolescents living in rural America...
  8. doi request reprint The metabolic syndrome: are rural residents at increased risk?
    Tushar Trivedi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 29:188-97. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint A qualitative study of factors affecting pregnancy weight gain in African American women
    Kara Goodrich
    University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly St, Suite 318, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:432-40. 2013
    ..The majority of women were motivated to engage in healthy behaviors during pregnancy. However, the interviews also uncovered a number of misconceptions and barriers that can serve as future intervention messages and strategies...
  10. doi request reprint Maternal obesity and gestational weight gain in rural versus urban dwelling women in South Carolina
    Alexa Gallagher
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Rural Health 29:1-11. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, no studies to date have examined differences in prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) patterns by rurality...
  11. doi request reprint Maternal obesity, folate intake, and neural tube defects in offspring
    Daria M McMahon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 97:115-22. 2013
    ..We also studied relationships between perinatal folate intake from food and the NTD risk by maternal BMI...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and electronic media use in the SEARCH for diabetes in youth case-control study
    Felipe Lobelo
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1364-71. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the physical activity (PA) and electronic media (EM) use habits of a population-based, ascertained sample of youths with diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  13. doi request reprint Postpartum screening for diabetes among Medicaid-eligible South Carolina women with gestational diabetes
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e163-9. 2012
    ..To examine the rate of timely postpartum screening for diabetes among Medicaid-eligible women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Co-varying patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviors and their long-term maintenance among adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 7:465-74. 2010
    ..We examined the covarying patterns of physical activity and sedentary behaviors among adolescents and their long-term maintenance...
  15. pmc Reasons why women do not initiate breastfeeding: A southeastern state study
    Chinelo A Ogbuanu
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:268-78. 2009
    ..Our objectives are to study women's self-reported reasons for not initiating breastfeeding and to determine whether these reasons vary by race/ethnicity, and other maternal and hospital support characteristics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessing natural groupings of common leisure-time physical activities and its correlates among US adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Phys Act Health 10:470-9. 2013
    ..We examined the natural groupings of leisure-time physical activities (LTPA) among US adolescents and their correlates...
  17. doi request reprint Variation in Excessive Fetal Growth across Levels of Prenatal Care among Women with Gestational Diabetes
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 2:225-8. 2011
    ..Examine the association between prenatal care and excessive fetal growth outcomes among mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  18. pmc Maternal immune markers in serum during gestation and in breast milk and the risk of asthma-like symptoms at ages 6 and 12 months: a longitudinal study
    Nelís Soto-Ramírez
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 8:11. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  19. ncbi request reprint Disparities in dental insurance coverage and dental care among US children: the National Survey of Children's Health
    Jihong Liu
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Pediatrics 119:S12-21. 2007
    ..We sought to understand disparities in dental insurance coverage and dental care among US children by race/ethnicity, urban/rural residence, and socioeconomic status...
  20. pmc Breastfeeding duration and perinatal cigarette smoking in a population-based cohort
    Jihong Liu
    Div of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:309-14. 2006
    ..We examined the association between breastfeeding duration and maternal smoking before, during, and after pregnancy...
  21. pmc Racial disparities in colorectal cancer incidence by type 2 diabetes mellitus status
    Philip P Cavicchia
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:277-85. 2013
    ..Though T2DM is known to be associated with colorectal cancer (CRC), information on racial differences in the relationship between T2DM and CRC is limited...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessing Natural Groupings of Common Leisure-Time Physical Activities and Its Correlates Among US Adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    J Phys Act Health 10:470-9. 2013
    ..Better understanding of common LTPAs and their natural groupings is useful in the design of effective PA interventions...
  23. pmc Effects of cardiorespiratory fitness on aging: glucose trajectory in a cohort of healthy men
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:617-22. 2012
    ..We modeled the age-related trajectory of glucose and determined whether cardiorespiratory fitness altered the trajectory in a cohort of men from the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study...
  24. ncbi request reprint Obesity subtypes and risk of spontaneous versus medically indicated preterm births in singletons and twins
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:13-20. 2008
    ..Similar findings were observed in twins. These data suggest that obesity increases the risk for medically indicated but not spontaneous preterm birth in both singletons and twins...
  25. doi request reprint Physical activity during pregnancy in a prospective cohort of British women: results from the Avon longitudinal study of parents and children
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, HESC 208B, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:237-47. 2011
    ..Our findings provide insights that are relevant to the design of future observational and intervention studies concerned with the effects of physical activity during pregnancy on health outcomes for mothers and offspring...
  26. doi request reprint Neonatal outcomes for immigrant vs. native-born mothers in Taiwan: an epidemiological paradox
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:269-79. 2011
    ..Findings can be used to initiate public education to reverse the widespread negative perceptions and attitudes towards immigrant spouses in Taiwan...
  27. doi request reprint Does physical activity during pregnancy reduce the risk of gestational diabetes among previously inactive women?
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Birth 35:188-95. 2008
    ..Our study examined whether physical activity during pregnancy reduced the risk of gestational diabetes among women who were physically inactive before pregnancy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Differences in food environment perceptions and spatial attributes of food shopping between residents of low and high food access areas
    Inderbir Sohi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    J Nutr Educ Behav 46:241-9. 2014
    ..To explore potential differences in food shopping behaviors and healthy food availability perceptions between residents living in areas with low and high food access...
  29. doi request reprint Fatty acids in breast milk associated with asthma-like symptoms and atopy in infancy: a longitudinal study
    Nelís Soto-Ramírez
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    J Asthma 49:926-34. 2012
    ..We prospectively investigated the relationship between FAs in colostrum and breast milk and asthma-like symptoms (AS) and atopy in infancy...