Barry Popkin

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Are the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Associated With reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic risk factors? Twenty-year findings from the CARDIA study
    DAISY ZAMORA
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1183-5. 2011
  2. pmc Energy density, portion size, and eating occasions: contributions to increased energy intake in the United States, 1977-2006
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001050. 2011
  3. pmc Emerging disparities in overweight by educational attainment in Chinese adults (1989-2006)
    J C Jones-Smith
    Center for Health and Community, The University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:866-75. 2012
  4. pmc The relationship between family and child weight status by household structure in South Korea: 2007-2010
    H S Lee
    Department of Health Industry and Policy, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Gangoe myeon, Republic of Korea
    Nutr Diabetes 3:e73. 2013
  5. pmc Eating and aging: trends in dietary intake among older Americans from 1977-2010
    R Johnston
    Barry M Popkin, PhD, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, CB 8120, University Square, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, Phone 919 966 1732, Fax 919 966 9159 6638, E mail
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:234-42. 2014
  6. pmc Trends in US home food preparation and consumption: analysis of national nutrition surveys and time use studies from 1965-1966 to 2007-2008
    Lindsey P Smith
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Nutr J 12:45. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Sugary beverages represent a threat to global health
    Barry M Popkin
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 23:591-3. 2012
  8. pmc South Korea's entry to the global food economy: shifts in consumption of food between 1998 and 2009
    Haeng Shin Lee
    Korea Health Industry Development Institute, South Korea
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:618-29. 2012
  9. pmc Time use and physical activity: a shift away from movement across the globe
    S W Ng
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Obes Rev 13:659-80. 2012
  10. pmc Longitudinal, cross-cohort comparison of physical activity patterns in Chinese mothers and children
    Tracy Dearth-Wesley
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:39. 2012

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  1. pmc Are the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Associated With reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic risk factors? Twenty-year findings from the CARDIA study
    DAISY ZAMORA
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1183-5. 2011
    ..To examine the prospective association between accordance with the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) and subsequent diabetes incidence and changes in cardiometabolic risk factors...
  2. pmc Energy density, portion size, and eating occasions: contributions to increased energy intake in the United States, 1977-2006
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001050. 2011
    ..Our objective was to examine the relative contribution of energy density (ED), portion size (PS), and the number of eating/drinking occasions (EOs) to changes in daily TE...
  3. pmc Emerging disparities in overweight by educational attainment in Chinese adults (1989-2006)
    J C Jones-Smith
    Center for Health and Community, The University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:866-75. 2012
    ..To test whether a disparity in overweight by socioeconomic status (SES; represented by educational attainment) has emerged among men or women during a recent 17-year period in China...
  4. pmc The relationship between family and child weight status by household structure in South Korea: 2007-2010
    H S Lee
    Department of Health Industry and Policy, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Gangoe myeon, Republic of Korea
    Nutr Diabetes 3:e73. 2013
    ..Socioeconomic status did not affect the observed relationships in this population, whereas the role of genetic, dietary and activity patterns requires further exploration...
  5. pmc Eating and aging: trends in dietary intake among older Americans from 1977-2010
    R Johnston
    Barry M Popkin, PhD, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, CB 8120, University Square, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, Phone 919 966 1732, Fax 919 966 9159 6638, E mail
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:234-42. 2014
    ..We examined trends from 1977-2010 in calorie, macronutrient, and food group intake among US adults 55 and older...
  6. pmc Trends in US home food preparation and consumption: analysis of national nutrition surveys and time use studies from 1965-1966 to 2007-2008
    Lindsey P Smith
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Nutr J 12:45. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to examine how patterns of home cooking and home food consumption have changed from 1965 to 2008 by socio-demographic groups...
  7. doi request reprint Sugary beverages represent a threat to global health
    Barry M Popkin
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 23:591-3. 2012
    ..The fructose-laden beverages have unique properties that lead to lack of dietary compensation and direct adverse effects on our health. Global efforts to limit marketing and sales are necessary to protect the health of the planet...
  8. pmc South Korea's entry to the global food economy: shifts in consumption of food between 1998 and 2009
    Haeng Shin Lee
    Korea Health Industry Development Institute, South Korea
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:618-29. 2012
    ..Dynamic causes of these trends and the government's response are discussed...
  9. pmc Time use and physical activity: a shift away from movement across the globe
    S W Ng
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Obes Rev 13:659-80. 2012
    ..Given the potential impact on weight gain and other cardiometabolic health risks, the differential declines in MET of activity and increases in sedentary time across the globe represent a major threat to global health...
  10. pmc Longitudinal, cross-cohort comparison of physical activity patterns in Chinese mothers and children
    Tracy Dearth-Wesley
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:39. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine trends and associations in PA behaviors in Chinese mother-child pairs and to investigate relationships between PA behaviors and socioeconomic variables in this dyad...
  11. pmc Trends in Chinese snacking behaviors and patterns and the social-demographic role between 1991 and 2009
    Zhihong Wang
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:253-62. 2012
    ..A marked transition from a tradition of two or three meals per day toward meals combined with snacks is underway. Further research is needed to develop a better understanding of the nutritional implications of Chinese snacking behaviors...
  12. pmc Global nutrition transition and the pandemic of obesity in developing countries
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Nutr Rev 70:3-21. 2012
    ..An array of large-scale programmatic and policy measures are being explored in a few countries; however, few countries are engaged in serious efforts to prevent the serious dietary challenges being faced...
  13. pmc Caloric beverage consumption patterns in Mexican children
    Simon Barquera
    Nutrition and Health Research Center, National Institute of Public Health, Av Universidad 655, Col Sta Ma Ahuacatitlan, Cuernavaca, Mor CP 62508, Mexico
    Nutr J 9:47. 2010
    ..This study examines overall patterns and trends in all caloric beverages from two nationally representative surveys from Mexico...
  14. pmc Neighborhood fast food restaurants and fast food consumption: a national study
    Andrea S Richardson
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:543. 2011
    ..Our aim was to estimate the effect of neighborhood fast food availability on frequency of fast food consumption in a national sample of young adults, a population at high risk for obesity...
  15. ncbi request reprint The nutrition transition: worldwide obesity dynamics and their determinants
    B M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:S2-9. 2004
    ..This paper explores the major changes in diet and physical activity patterns around the world and focuses on shifts in obesity...
  16. pmc Water, hydration, and health
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    Nutr Rev 68:439-58. 2010
    ..This review provides suggestions for ways to examine water requirements and encourages more dialogue on this important topic...
  17. pmc Trends in energy intake among US children by eating location and food source, 1977-2006
    Jennifer M Poti
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1156-64. 2011
    ..Little is known about the influence of location of food consumption and preparation upon daily energy intake of children...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of the nutrition transition and its implications for the developing world
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Forum Nutr 56:262-4. 2003
  19. pmc Beverage patterns and trends among school-aged children in the US, 1989-2008
    Gentry Lasater
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Nutr J 10:103. 2011
    ..Using three nationally representative surveys of dietary intake, we investigated beverage patterns and trends among US school-aged children from 1989/91 to 2007/08...
  20. ncbi request reprint Using research on the obesity pandemic as a guide to a unified vision of nutrition
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:724-9. 2005
    ..To focus on factors that play a major role in our rapid, global nutritional changes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on food choice, physical activity and energy balance
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516 3997, United States
    Physiol Behav 86:603-13. 2005
    ..Further, the research shows a significant association of such facilities with individual-level health behavior. The inequity in environmental supports for physical activity may underlie health disparities in the US population...
  22. pmc Patterns of beverage use across the lifecycle
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, United States
    Physiol Behav 100:4-9. 2010
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  23. pmc Recent dynamics suggest selected countries catching up to US obesity
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:284S-288S. 2010
    ..The United States has been the country with the highest body mass indexes (BMIs; in kg/m(2)) at higher centiles, but research that compares the United States with other nations is lacking...
  24. doi request reprint What can public health nutritionists do to curb the epidemic of nutrition-related noncommunicable disease?
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:S79-82. 2009
    ..Inaction will result in an acceleration of morbidity, disability, and deaths from major nutrition-related noncommunicable diseases - primarily in developing countries...
  25. pmc Contemporary nutritional transition: determinants of diet and its impact on body composition
    Barry M Popkin
    Nutrition Department, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 70:82-91. 2011
    ..A few countries are systematically addressing the causes of poor dietary and physical activity patterns and high energy imbalance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Understanding global nutrition dynamics as a step towards controlling cancer incidence
    Barry M Popkin
    Interdisciplinary Obesity Center, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Carolina Population Center, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 7:61-7. 2007
    ..It is imperative to understand these factors and implement global interventions to slow this pandemic. The alternative is an acceleration of the incidence of the main nutrition-related cancers, primarily in developing countries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is there a lag globally in overweight trends for children compared with adults?
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120 University Square, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1846-53. 2006
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  28. ncbi request reprint Global nutrition dynamics: the world is shifting rapidly toward a diet linked with noncommunicable diseases
    Barry M Popkin
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:289-98. 2006
    ..The challenge to global health is clear...
  29. ncbi request reprint Measuring the full economic costs of diet, physical activity and obesity-related chronic diseases
    B M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Rev 7:271-93. 2006
    ..The Chinese case study found that the indirect effects of obesity and obesity-related dietary and physical activity patterns range between 3.58% and 8.73% of gross national product (GNP) in 2000 and 2025 respectively...
  30. ncbi request reprint A new proposed guidance system for beverage consumption in the United States
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:529-42. 2006
    ..The Panel recommends that the consumption of beverages with no or few calories should take precedence over the consumption of beverages with more calories...
  31. ncbi request reprint Uric acid status and its correlates in Hangzhou urban population
    Duo Li
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:102-6. 2006
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  32. pmc Is the obesity epidemic a national security issue around the globe?
    Barry M Popkin
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 18:328-31. 2011
    ..To understand how obesity affects national security by focusing on three case study countries - the USA, China, and Mexico...
  33. ncbi request reprint Water and food consumption patterns of U.S. adults from 1999 to 2001
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 13:2146-52. 2005
    ..High water consumption has been proposed as an aid to weight control and as a means of reducing the energy density of the diet. This study examines the relationship between water consumption and other drinking and eating patterns...
  34. pmc Does hunger and satiety drive eating anymore? Increasing eating occasions and decreasing time between eating occasions in the United States
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1342-7. 2010
    ..The design of dietary, metabolic, and intervention studies should reflect the meal patterning of free-living individuals, but this design has not been systematically reviewed recently...
  35. ncbi request reprint The nutrition transition and its health implications in lower-income countries
    B M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Public Health Nutr 1:5-21. 1998
    ..This article reviews information on the rapid changes in diet, activity and body composition that lower- and middle-income countries are undergoing and then examines some of the potential health implications of this transition...
  36. ncbi request reprint Who is leading the change?. U.S. dietary quality comparison between 1965 and 1996
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:1-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore 30-year trends in diet quality and to examine whether income or education is the key socioeconomic factor linked with these shifts...
  37. ncbi request reprint The shift in stages of the nutrition transition in the developing world differs from past experiences!
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:205-14. 2002
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint The nutrition transition and obesity in the developing world
    B M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition and the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120 University Square, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    J Nutr 131:871S-873S. 2001
    ..A second is the emergence of a large proportion of families with both currently malnourished and overweight members as is shown by comparative analysis of a number of Asian and Latin American countries...
  39. ncbi request reprint Understanding the nutrition transition: measuring rapid dietary changes in transitional countries
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, University Square, CB 8120, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill 27516 3997, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:947-53. 2002
    ..To understand methodological concerns related to dietary intake collection in transitional societies...
  40. ncbi request reprint The sweetening of the world's diet
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, and Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120 University Square, 123 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 11:1325-32. 2003
    ..S. dietary data, we explored trends in caloric sweetener intake, the role of urbanization and income changes in explaining these trends, and the contribution of specific foods to these changes...
  41. pmc Will China's nutrition transition overwhelm its health care system and slow economic growth?
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1064-76. 2008
    ..The related economic costs represent 4-8 percent of the economy. Public investments are needed to head off a huge increase in the morbidity, disability, absenteeism, and medical care costs linked with this nutritional shift...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of the nutrition transition toward the animal foods sector in China and its implications: a worried perspective
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    J Nutr 133:3898S-3906S. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Nutrition in transition: the changing global nutrition challenge
    B M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 9159, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 10:S13-8. 2001
    ..It is also clear that the causes of obesity must be viewed as environmental rather than personal or genetic...
  44. ncbi request reprint Where's the fat? Trends in U.S. diets 1965-1996
    B M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Prev Med 32:245-54. 2001
    ..This study examines 30-year trends in food sources of fat intake. It focuses on both total fat and specific fatty acid classes to ascertain if there are trend differences by age, sex, or race/ethnicity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dynamic shifts in Chinese eating behaviors
    Zhihong Wang
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, 123 West Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:123-30. 2008
    ..Future health promotion programs targeting the higher-SES population will exert far-reaching effects on the improvement of health status in this group...
  46. doi request reprint Global changes in diet and activity patterns as drivers of the nutrition transition
    Barry M Popkin
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 63:1-10; discussion 10-4, 259-68. 2009
    ..Large-scale declines in food prices (e.g., beef prices), increased access to supermarkets, and urbanization of urban and rural areas are key underlying factors...
  47. ncbi request reprint Trends of obesity and underweight in older children and adolescents in the United States, Brazil, China, and Russia
    Youfa Wang
    Carolina Population Center, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:971-7. 2002
    ..Few studies have used the same references across countries to examine the trends of over- and underweight in older children and adolescents...
  48. ncbi request reprint An overview on the nutrition transition and its health implications: the Bellagio meeting
    Barry M Popkin
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:93-103. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint Are child eating patterns being transformed globally?
    Linda S Adair
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, 123 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 13:1281-99. 2005
    ..To examine the extent to which child dietary patterns and trends are changing globally...
  50. ncbi request reprint Five-year obesity incidence in the transition period between adolescence and adulthood: the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Carolina Population Center, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:569-75. 2004
    ..No nationally representative longitudinal data have been analyzed to evaluate the incidence of obesity in the transition between adolescence and adulthood...
  51. ncbi request reprint The world is fat
    Barry M Popkin
    Center for Obesity, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Sci Am 297:88-95. 2007
  52. pmc Consumption of monosodium glutamate in relation to incidence of overweight in Chinese adults: China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS)
    Ka He
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1328-36. 2011
    ..It has been hypothesized that monosodium glutamate (MSG), a flavor enhancer, is positively associated with weight gain, which influences energy balance through the disruption of the hypothalamic signaling cascade of leptin action...
  53. ncbi request reprint The road to obesity or the path to prevention: motorized transportation and obesity in China
    A Colin Bell
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 10:277-83. 2002
    ..Shifts in transportation patterns occurring in China provide an ideal opportunity to study the association between vehicle ownership and obesity. Our objective was to determine whether motorized forms of transportation promote obesity...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cluster analysis methods help to clarify the activity-BMI relationship of Chinese youth
    Keri L Monda
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, 123 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 13:1042-51. 2005
    ..To use cluster analysis to create patterns of overall activity and inactivity in a diverse sample of Chinese youth and to evaluate their use in predicting overweight status...
  55. ncbi request reprint Trends in energy intake in U.S. between 1977 and 1996: similar shifts seen across age groups
    Samara Joy Nielsen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 10:370-8. 2002
    ..To determine the trends in locations and food sources of Americans stratified by age group for both total energy and the meal and snack subcomponents...
  56. pmc Longitudinal analysis of dietary patterns in Chinese adults from 1991 to 2009
    Carolina Batis
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Br J Nutr 111:1441-51. 2014
    ..However, the increasing popularity of the modern high-wheat dietary pattern, a pattern associated with several energy-dense foods, is a cause of concern...
  57. ncbi request reprint The nutrition transition: an overview of world patterns of change
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:S140-3. 2004
    ..The developing world needs to give far greater emphasis to addressing the prevention of the adverse health consequences of this shift to the nutrition transition stage of the degenerative diseases...
  58. pmc Food price and diet and health outcomes: 20 years of the CARDIA Study
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:420-6. 2010
    ..Despite surging interest in taxation as a policy to address poor food choice, US research directly examining the association of food prices with individual intake is scarce...
  59. ncbi request reprint Contrasting socioeconomic profiles related to healthier lifestyles in China and the United States
    Soowon Kim
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:184-91. 2004
    ..Public health programs may benefit by advising each socioeconomic status group separately, while considering the country's level of development...
  60. ncbi request reprint Rapid income growth adversely affects diet quality in China--particularly for the poor!
    Shufa Du
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University Square, CB 8120, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:1505-15. 2004
    ..Extrapolating from our estimates, higher income levels in the future could lead to the reversal of the health improvements achieved in the last two decades, if diet-related noncommunicable diseases cannot be controlled...
  61. ncbi request reprint Patterns of overweight, inactivity, and snacking in Chinese children
    Carrie E Waller
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120 University Square, 123 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 11:957-61. 2003
    ..To examine patterns of inactivity and snacking and their relationship with overweight status in Chinese children...
  62. pmc Price changes alone are not adequate to produce long-term dietary change
    Jocilyn E Dellava
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Nutr 140:1887-91. 2010
    ..Price changes led to substantial shifts in the structure of food consumption. However, except for the most expensive items, consumption of items returned to levels consumed in the former Soviet Union following price stabilization...
  63. ncbi request reprint Differential associations of fast food and restaurant food consumption with 3-y change in body mass index: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:201-8. 2007
    ..Away-from-home food consumption has rapidly increased, though little is known about the independent associations of restaurant food and fast food intake with body mass index (BMI) and BMI change...
  64. pmc The burden of disease from undernutrition and overnutrition in countries undergoing rapid nutrition transition: a view from Brazil
    Carlos A Monteiro
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of São Paulo and the Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Public Health 94:433-4. 2004
    ..In 1997, Brazilian low-income women were significantly more susceptible than high-income women to both underweight and obesity...
  65. pmc Age, period and cohort effects on adult body mass index and overweight from 1991 to 2009 in China: the China Health and Nutrition Survey
    Lindsay M Jaacks
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:828-37. 2013
    ..g. cohort effect) and gender, and (ii) quantify the influence of household income and community urbanicity on these effects...
  66. pmc High-fructose corn syrup: is this what's for dinner?
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1722S-1732S. 2008
    ..Research on trends in consumption of added sugar and high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in the United States has largely focused on calorically sweetened beverages and ignored other sources...
  67. pmc Diet quality and weight gain among black and white young adults: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study (1985-2005)
    DAISY ZAMORA
    Carolina Population Center and Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:784-93. 2010
    ..Little is known about the long-term health consequences of following the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA; Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 2005)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Within- and between-person variation in nutrient intakes of Russian and U.S. children differs by sex and age
    Lisa Jahns
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Nutr 134:3114-20. 2004
    ..Researchers are encouraged to use these estimates to conduct sensitivity analyses of usual intake distributions in their own data when multiple days of data collection are not feasible...
  69. ncbi request reprint Shifts in patterns and consumption of beverages between 1965 and 2002
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2739-47. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine trends and patterns of beverage consumption among U.S. adults...
  70. pmc Replacing caloric beverages with water or diet beverages for weight loss in adults: main results of the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trial
    Deborah F Tate
    Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:555-63. 2012
    ..Replacement of caloric beverages with noncaloric beverages may be a simple strategy for promoting modest weight reduction; however, the effectiveness of this strategy is not known...
  71. ncbi request reprint The underweight/overweight household: an exploration of household sociodemographic and dietary factors in China
    Colleen Doak
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:215-21. 2002
    ..The goal of this paper is to explore the hypothesis that the nutrition transition is related to households having an underweight and an overweight member simultaneously (under/over households and under/over pairs)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Trends in food locations and sources among adolescents and young adults
    Samara Joy Nielsen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516 3997, USA
    Prev Med 35:107-13. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine overall trends of total energy intake by food location and food type in diets of adolescents and young adults...
  73. ncbi request reprint Understanding the role of mediating risk factors and proxy effects in the association between socio-economic status and untreated hypertension
    A Colin Bell
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120 University Square, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:275-83. 2004
    ..SES disparities between Whites and Blacks in the US partly explain differences in the prevalence of untreated hypertension between these racial/ethnic groups...
  74. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the association between body mass index and hypertension
    A Colin Bell
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, and the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:346-53. 2002
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  75. ncbi request reprint The use of external within-person variance estimates to adjust nutrient intake distributions over time and across populations
    Lisa Jahns
    Department of Nutrition, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Public Health Nutr 8:69-76. 2005
    ..To examine the utility of using external estimates of within-person variation to adjust usual nutrient intake distributions...
  76. pmc Sodium intake from various time frames and incident hypertension among Chinese adults
    Carolina Batis
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Epidemiology 24:410-8. 2013
    ..This question can be addressed only in cohorts with repeated measures of sodium intake...
  77. pmc Regular consumption from fast food establishments relative to other restaurants is differentially associated with metabolic outcomes in young adults
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, and 4Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27510, USA
    J Nutr 139:2113-8. 2009
    ..15 kg (CI, 0.06, 0.24), respectively] and waist circumference [0.08 cm (CI, 0.02, 0.14) and 0.12 cm (CI, 0.04, 0.20), respectively]. Fast food consumption may be an important target for the prevention of adverse metabolic health outcomes...
  78. pmc Drinking caloric beverages increases the risk of adverse cardiometabolic outcomes in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:954-9. 2010
    ..Intake of caloric beverages is hypothesized to contribute to adverse health outcomes, but the beverages and populations studied vary considerably...
  79. pmc Prediction of hypertension by different anthropometric indices in adults: the change in estimate approach
    Nguyen T Tuan
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:639-46. 2010
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  80. pmc Understanding community context and adult health changes in China: development of an urbanicity scale
    Jessica C Jones-Smith
    Department of Nutrition and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University Sq, CB 8120 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:1436-46. 2010
    ..We demonstrate that the scale predicts the incidence of overweight/obesity populations in China, but it promises to be most useful for other economic, demographic, social welfare, and health outcomes...
  81. pmc Income-specific trends in obesity in Brazil: 1975-2003
    Carlos A Monteiro
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Public Health 97:1808-12. 2007
    ..We sought to update income-specific secular trends in obesity in Brazil to assess the hypothesis that the disease burden is shifting toward the poor...
  82. ncbi request reprint Obesity affects nursing-care facility admission among whites but not blacks
    Claire A Zizza
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obes Res 10:816-23. 2002
    ..This study examines whether obese individuals have a greater rate of nursing care facility admission than normal weight individuals...
  83. ncbi request reprint Overweight exceeds underweight among women in most developing countries
    Michelle A Mendez
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:714-21. 2005
    ..It is generally believed that overweight is less prevalent than undernutrition in the developing world, particularly in rural areas, and that it is concentrated in higher socioeconomic status (SES) groups...
  84. ncbi request reprint A cross-national comparison of lifestyle between China and the United States, using a comprehensive cross-national measurement tool of the healthfulness of lifestyles: the Lifestyle Index
    Soowon Kim
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, 123 W Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Prev Med 38:160-71. 2004
    ..However, lifestyle factors have rarely been studied simultaneously. The authors propose an integrated approach to summarize total healthfulness of lifestyles and to enhance understanding of lifestyle patterns across countries...
  85. pmc Dietary pattern trajectories during 15 years of follow-up and HbA1c, insulin resistance and diabetes prevalence among Chinese adults
    Carolina Batis
    Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:773-9. 2014
    ..We used an innovative technique to capture dietary pattern trajectories and their association with haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), homeostasis model of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) and prevalence of newly diagnosed diabetes...
  86. pmc Multilevel examination of the association of urbanization with inflammation in Chinese adults
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 28:177-86. 2014
    ..These results highlight the importance of place in relation to inflammation across the spectrum of rural and urban environments. ..
  87. pmc Pathogenic and obesogenic factors associated with inflammation in Chinese children, adolescents and adults
    Amanda L Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27599 Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516
    Am J Hum Biol 26:18-28. 2014
    ..This study tests the relative contribution of obesogenic and pathogenic factors to moderate and acute CRP elevations in Chinese children, adolescents and adults...
  88. pmc Snacking increased among U.S. adults between 1977 and 2006
    Carmen Piernas
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nutr 140:325-32. 2010
    ..More research is needed to gain a better understanding of the implications for overall energy intake and energy imbalance...
  89. pmc Length of hospital stays among obese individuals
    Claire Zizza
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1587-91. 2004
    ..We examined lengths of hospital stay among individuals categorized according to weight status...
  90. ncbi request reprint Inequality in the built environment underlies key health disparities in physical activity and obesity
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Pediatrics 117:417-24. 2006
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  91. pmc Impact of water intake on energy intake and weight status: a systematic review
    Melissa C Daniels
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Nutr Rev 68:505-21. 2010
    ..A need for randomized-controlled trials to confirm this role exists...
  92. ncbi request reprint The relationship of ethnicity, socioeconomic factors, and overweight in US adolescents
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    University of North Carolina, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 11:121-9. 2003
    ..To examine the extent to which race/ethnic differences in income and education account for sex-specific disparities in overweight prevalence in white, African American, Hispanic, and Asian U.S. teens...
  93. ncbi request reprint The natural history of the development of obesity in a cohort of young U.S. adults between 1981 and 1998
    Kathleen M McTigue
    5034 Old Clinic Building, CB 7105, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7105, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:857-64. 2002
    ..Understanding the natural history of obesity in a population may be a critical step toward developing effective interventions...
  94. pmc Why have physical activity levels declined among Chinese adults? Findings from the 1991-2006 China Health and Nutrition Surveys
    Shu Wen Ng
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1305-14. 2009
    ..Intervention strategies to promote physical activity in the workplace, at home, for transit and via exercise should be considered a major health priority in China...
  95. pmc Fifteen-year longitudinal trends in walking patterns and their impact on weight change
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:19-26. 2009
    ..Although walking is the most popular leisure-time activity for adults, few long-term, longitudinal studies have examined the association between walking, an affordable and accessible form of physical activity, and weight gain...
  96. pmc Impacts of China's edible oil pricing policy on nutrition
    Shu Wen Ng
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University Sq, CB 8120 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:414-26. 2008
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  97. ncbi request reprint Low income Russian families adopt effective behavioral strategies to maintain dietary stability in times of economic crisis
    Anna R Dore
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    J Nutr 133:3469-75. 2003
    ..01). These data suggest that Russian households were able to conserve the diet structure for children by using what appear to be food-related behavioral mechanisms during periods of economic crisis...
  98. ncbi request reprint Adolescent physical activity and sedentary behavior: patterning and long-term maintenance
    Melissa C Nelson
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:259-66. 2005
    ..Little is known about physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior patterning or its impact on long-term PA sustainability, particularly during the critical transition from adolescence to adulthood...
  99. ncbi request reprint The effect of weight change on nursing care facility admission in the NHANES I Epidemiologic Followup Survey
    Claire Zizza
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:906-13. 2003
    ..Preventing weight loss may help delay this process of decline. In overweight subjects, preventing weight gain may also be important in delaying this process of decline...
  100. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in physical activity and inactivity patterns and overweight status
    Penny Gordon-Larsen
    Carolina Population Center, Universityof North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 10:141-9. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between physical activity and inactivity patterns and overweight in U.S. adolescents using baseline and 1-year change in activity and inactivity data...
  101. pmc China's transition: the effect of rapid urbanization on adult occupational physical activity
    Keri L Monda
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University Square, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:858-70. 2007
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Research Grants47

  1. Obesity and Metabolic Risk Disparities: Underlying Food Environment Factors
    Barry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our overall impact is to identify economic and food environment factors that are associated with health and can be addressed as potential targets for intervention to reduce disparities in obesity and metabolic risk. ..
  2. Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
  3. Young Adult Environmental and Physical Activity Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..No study heretofore has had large-scale groupings and in-depth environmental measures over time to examine these issues in a dynamic manner. ..
  4. An Interdisciplinary Strategy for Obesity (RMI)
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will apply the knowledge gained from our interdisciplinary research to achieve our long-term goal of developing novel treatment and prevention interventions for obesity. ..
  5. Physical Environment Dynamics, Inequality and Obesity
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also consider issues related to sample selectivity, within race heterogeneity and acculturation. ..
  6. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The instruments include data collection at the community as well as individual and household levels through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..
  7. Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
  8. Young Adult Environmental and Physical Activity Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..No study heretofore has had large-scale groupings and in-depth environmental measures over time to examine these issues in a dynamic manner. ..
  9. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The instruments include data collection at the community as well as individual and household levels through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..
  10. Physical Environment Dynamics, Inequality and Obesity
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will also consider issues related to sample selectivity, within race heterogeneity and acculturation. ..
  11. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The instruments include data collection at the community as well as individual and household levels through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..
  12. Young Adult Environmental and Physical Activity Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..No study heretofore has had large-scale groupings and in-depth environmental measures over time to examine these issues in a dynamic manner. ..
  13. Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
  14. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  15. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  16. Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
  17. UNC Interdisciplinary Obesity Training (IDOT)(RMI)
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  18. Young Adult Environmental and Physical Activity Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..No study heretofore has had large-scale groupings and in-depth environmental measures over time to examine these issues in a dynamic manner. ..
  19. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The instruments include data collection at the community as well as individual and household levels through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..
  20. Physical Environment Dynamics, Inequality and Obesity
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also consider issues related to sample selectivity, within race heterogeneity and acculturation. ..
  21. MONITORING SOCIAL CHANGE: HEALTH, REPRODUCTION, AGING
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They include data collection at the community level through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..
  22. BEYOND RACE--EXPLAINING INEQUALITY MANIFESTED AS OBESITY
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This work will provide important insights in the relative importance of genetic and environmental determinants of overweight and activity. ..
  23. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
  24. MONITORING SOCIAL CHANGE: HEALTH, REPRODUCTION, AGING
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..They include data collection at the community level through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..
  25. MONITORING SOCIAL CHANGE: HEALTH, REPRODUCTION, AGING
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  26. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
  27. BEYOND RACE--EXPLAINING INEQUALITY MANIFESTED AS OBESITY
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This work will provide important insights in the relative importance of genetic and environmental determinants of overweight and activity. ..
  28. Monitoring Social Change:Health,Reproduction,Aging
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..They include data collection at the community level through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..
  29. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
  30. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
  31. Physical Environment Dynamics, Inequality and Obesity
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also consider issues related to sample selectivity, within race heterogeneity and acculturation. ..
  32. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
  33. BEYOND RACE--EXPLAINING INEQUALITY MANIFESTED AS OBESITY
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This work will provide important insights in the relative importance of genetic and environmental determinants of overweight and activity. ..
  34. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The instruments include data collection at the community as well as individual and household levels through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..
  35. BEYOND RACE--EXPLAINING INEQUALITY MANIFESTED AS OBESITY
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This work will provide important insights in the relative importance of genetic and environmental determinants of overweight and activity. ..
  36. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, we will compare results across countries to determine whether there is a consistent pattern or structure of relationships across countries at different levels of development. ..
  37. MONITORING SOCIAL CHANGE: HEALTH, REPRODUCTION, AGING
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..They include data collection at the community level through a monitoring of prices, a wide range of services, and infrastructure. ..