Affiliation: University of Rochester
- Prevalence of obesity in new york nursing homes: associations with facility characteristicsNing Zhang
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 265 Crittenden Blvd, CU 420644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Gerontologist 53:567-81. 2013..Little is known about the characteristics of facilities that serve obese residents. We identified facility characteristics associated with risk-adjusted obesity prevalence, based on resource dependence theory...
- Alcohol taxes and birth outcomesNing Zhang
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1901-12. 2010..The binge drinking participation tax elasticity is -2.5 for beer and wine taxes and -9 for liquor taxes. These results demonstrate the potential intergenerational impact of increasing alcohol taxes...
- Does early school entry prevent obesity among adolescent girls?Ning Zhang
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
J Adolesc Health 48:644-6. 2011..To examine the relationship between early school entry and body weight status among adolescent girls...
- Alcohol policy, social context, and infant health: the impact of minimum legal drinking ageNing Zhang
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 265 Crittenden Blvd, CU 420644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:3796-809. 2011..This paper explores distal (secondary) effects of changing MLDA on indices of infant health, and whether changes in drinking behaviors or birth composition contributed to these effects...