child day care centers
Summary: Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.
Publications242 found, 100 shown here
- What role can child-care settings play in obesity prevention? A review of the evidence and call for research effortsNicole Larson
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 111:1343-62. 2011..Recommendations are provided for future research addressing opportunities to prevent obesity in child-care settings...
- The childcare environment and children's physical activityJulie K Bower
Department of Nutrition, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:23-9. 2008..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between the childcare environment and physical activity behavior of preschool children...
- Low levels of objectively measured physical activity in preschoolers in child careJohn J Reilly
University of Glasgow Division of Developmental Medicine, Scotland, UK
Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:502-7. 2010..Physical activity (PA) undertaken at child care could assist in the achievement of PA recommendations across a large proportion of the population in early childhood...
- An intervention to promote healthy weight: Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) theory and designAlice S Ammerman
Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A67. 2007..The NAP SACC program shows promise as a useful approach to promoting healthy weight behaviors in child care settings...
- Dietary intakes in North Carolina child-care centers: are children meeting current recommendations?Sarah C Ball
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:718-21. 2008....
- Changes in pneumococcal serotypes and antibiotypes carried by vaccinated and unvaccinated day-care centre attendees in Portugal, a country with widespread use of the seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccineR Sá-Leão
Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal
Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1002-7. 2009..Rates of antibiotic resistance remained unchanged due to a balance between reduction in VT and an increase in antimicrobial-resistant NVT...
- Interventions for increasing physical activity at child careDianne S Ward
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:526-34. 2010..These studies also demonstrate that the organized child care setting provides multiple targets for intervention beyond structured activity programs; however, additional studies are needed to explore such opportunities...
- Child care as an untapped setting for obesity prevention: state child care licensing regulations related to nutrition, physical activity, and media use for preschool-aged children in the United StatesKaren M Kaphingst
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 6:A11. 2009..6 million preschool-aged children participated in child care in 2001. Each US state creates and enforces its own child care licensing regulations. We analyzed obesity-related child care licensing regulations of US states...
- Assessment of food, nutrition, and physical activity practices in Oklahoma child-care centersSusan B Sisson
Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Laboratory, Department of NutritionalSciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1200 N Stonewall Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73117 1215, USA
J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1230-40. 2012..Practitioners can use these data to develop benchmarks and interventions, as this was the first study to assess statewide obesogenic practices in child care...
- Child care provider training and a supportive feeding environment in child care settings in 4 states, 2003Madeleine Sigman-Grant
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, 8050 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89123, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 8:A113. 2011..We also assessed training factors that could account for differences among centers...
- Young children's food in Liverpool day-care settings: a qualitative study of pre-school nutrition policy and practiceFfion Lloyd-Williams
Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
Public Health Nutr 14:1858-66. 2011..To explore nutrition and food provision in pre-school nurseries in order to develop interventions to promote healthy eating in early years settings, especially across deprived communities...
- Societal values and policies may curtail preschool children's physical activity in child care centersKristen A Copeland
Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Pediatrics 129:265-74. 2012..Children are primarily sedentary in these settings, and are not meeting recommended levels of physical activity. Our objective was to identify potential barriers to children's physical activity in child care centers...
- High rates of transmission of and colonization by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae within a day care center revealed in a longitudinal studyRaquel Sá-Leão
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, 2780 156 Oeiras, Portugal
J Clin Microbiol 46:225-34. 2008..DCCs are units where permanent introduction of new clones occurs, and attendees, as a whole, provide a pool of hosts where the fittest clones find privileged opportunities to persist and expand...
- Epidemiology of viral respiratory tract infections in a prospective cohort of infants and toddlers attending daycareMary P Fairchok
Department of Pediatrics, Madigan Army Medical Center, Bldg 9040 Fitzsimmons Drive, Tacoma, WA 98431, United States
J Clin Virol 49:16-20. 2010..The epidemiology of respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in a daycare cohort has not been explored using molecular techniques...
- Best-practice guidelines for physical activity at child careChristina McWilliams
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Pediatrics 124:1650-9. 2009..Establishing comprehensive guidelines for physical activity at child care could result in higher activity levels and healthier children, but more research is needed...
- Effect of infection control measures on the frequency of upper respiratory infection in child care: a randomized, controlled trialL Roberts
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Pediatrics 105:738-42. 2000..We set out to discover whether transmission of respiratory infections in child care could be reduced by improved infection control procedures...
- Child day care risks of common infectious diseases revisitedN Lu
Department of Public Health, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, USA
Child Care Health Dev 30:361-8. 2004..It examined the extent of risks in day-care children under different conditions of three age groups, enrolled in two health plans, and from families of two levels of education...
- Physical activity in young children: the role of child careDianne S Ward
Department of Nutrition and Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:499-501. 2010....
- The impact of a statewide training to increase child care providers' knowledge of nutrition and physical activity rules in DelawareStefanie Van Stan
Capacity and Knowledge Development Department, Nemours Health and Prevention Services, Newark, DE, USA
Child Obes 9:43-50. 2013..Recognizing this opportunity, Delaware recently enacted reforms to statewide licensing regulations designed to improve the quality of the nutrition-, physical activity-, and screen viewing-related environments in child care settings...
- Reduction of nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae after administration of a 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine to toddlers attending day care centersRon Dagan
Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
J Infect Dis 185:927-36. 2002..The rate of carriage of non-vaccine-type pneumococci (excluding serotype 6A) was higher in the pneumococcal-vaccine group than in the control group...
- Hand hygiene compliance and environmental determinants in child day care centers: an observational studyTizza P Zomer
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Am J Infect Control 41:497-502. 2013..The study objectives were to assess caregivers' compliance to HH guidelines in DCCs and to identify environmental determinants of HH behavior...
- Infectious disease in pediatric out-of-home child careMichael T Brady
College of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Ohio State University and Columbus Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
Am J Infect Control 33:276-85. 2005....
- Preschool child care participation and obesity at the start of kindergartenErin J Maher
Human Services Policy Center, Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Pediatrics 122:322-30. 2008..We examined the association between type of child care, participation in different types of child care in the year before kindergarten and the likelihood of obesity at the start of kindergarten...
- Transmission and control of infections in out-of-home child careW C Huskins
Mayo Clinic, Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:S106-10. 2000....
- Impact of a worksite wellness program on the nutrition and physical activity environment of child care centersWendi A Gosliner
Center for Weight and Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Am J Health Promot 24:186-9. 2010..To test whether implementing a staff wellness program affects the nutrition and physical activity environment at child care centers...
- Development and reliability of an observation method to assess food intake of young children in child careSarah C Ball
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7461, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:656-61. 2007....
- Nutrition and physical activity in child care: results from an environmental interventionDianne S Ward
Department of Nutrition, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Am J Prev Med 35:352-6. 2008..Few environmental interventions exist, and none target both diet and physical activity. The Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) intervention was developed to fill this research and practice gap...
- Early child care and adiposity at ages 1 and 3 yearsSara E Benjamin
Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Pediatrics 124:555-62. 2009..The majority of infants in the United States are in nonparental child care, yet little is known about the effect of child care on development of obesity...
- Effects of child care policy and environment on physical activityStewart G Trost
Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:520-5. 2010....
- Influence of attendance at day care on the common cold from birth through 13 years of ageThomas M Ball
Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Ave, PO Box 245073, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:121-6. 2002..To describe trends in the occurrence of the common cold during the first 13 years of life among children who attended different childcare settings early in life...
- Interaction between physical environment, social environment, and child characteristics in determining physical activity at child careJessica S Gubbels
NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Health Psychol 30:84-90. 2011....
- Health care utilization and expenditures associated with child care attendance: a nationally representative sampleMichael Silverstein
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Pediatrics 111:e371-5. 2003..The objective of this study was to determine the patterns of health care utilization and costs associated with attendance at different types of child care, among a nationally representative sample of preschool-aged children...
- Pneumococcal carriage in children in The Netherlands: a molecular epidemiological studyD Bogaert
Department of Pediatrics, Sophia Children's Hospital, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Clin Microbiol 39:3316-20. 2001..This study emphasizes the importance of molecular epidemiological monitoring before, during, and after implementation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in national vaccination programs for children...
- Pneumococcal carriage in children during their first two years: important role of family exposureT Leino
Department of Vaccines, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:1022-7. 2001..This study addresses the risk of Pnc carriage by infants 2 to 24 months of age in terms of simultaneous carriage of pneumococcus by family members...
- Dietary intakes at child-care centers in central Texas fail to meet Food Guide Pyramid recommendationsAlison Padget
Nutritional Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 105:790-3. 2005..Intakes at home did not compensate for lack of grain and vegetable consumption during child care...
- Physical activity programming in family child care homes: providers' perceptions of practices and barriersBronwyn Fees
Kansas State University, Manhattan, 66506, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 41:268-73. 2009..To examine family child care home (FCCH) providers' perceptions of appropriate physical activity (PA), current practices, and perceived barriers to inclusion of PA within their programs...
- Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae strains colonizing children attending day-care centers in NorwayDidrik F Vestrheim
Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
J Clin Microbiol 46:2508-18. 2008..Our study indicates that carriage of S. pneumoniae is highly prevalent among children in Norwegian DCCs, with a genetically diverse pneumococcal population consisting of unique microepidemic DCC populations...
- Social and environmental factors associated with preschoolers' nonsedentary physical activityWilliam H Brown
Department of Educational Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Child Dev 80:45-58. 2009..Implications for policy makers, practitioners, and researchers are discussed...
- Day care in relation to respiratory-tract and gastrointestinal infections in a German birth cohort studyAnne Zutavern
GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
Acta Paediatr 96:1494-9. 2007..To investigate longitudinally whether children attending day care centres have an increased risk of acquiring common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, otitis media or diarrhea...
- Dynamics of Streptococcus pneumoniae nasopharyngeal carriage with high heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine coverage in Central GreeceIoanna N Grivea
Department of Pediatrics, University of Thessaly, School of Medicine, General University Hospital of Larissa, Biopolis, 411 10 Larissa, Greece
Vaccine 29:8882-7. 2011..Intermediate resistance to penicillin was observed in serotype 23B, 15B, 15C, 15A, 35F, 6C, and 24F pneumococci. Their exact role in invasive and non-invasive disease remains to be seen in the years ahead...
- Giardiasis in kindergartens: prevalence study in Berlin, Germany, 2006D Sagebiel
Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, DGZ Ring 1, 13086, Berlin, Germany
Parasitol Res 105:681-7. 2009..Additional education and training on proper toilet and food hygiene may further reduce the possibility of child-to-child transmission...
- The effect of enhanced hygiene practices on absences due to infectious diseases among children in day care centers in HelsinkiA Ponka
Environmental Health, Environment Center, City of Helsinki, Helsinginkatu 24, HYPERLINKFIN 00530, Helsinki, Finland
Infection 32:2-7. 2004..The occurrence of contagious diseases among children attending day care centers (DCCs) is high. The possibility of reducing absences due to infections with an infection prevention program was investigated...
- Respiratory illness in children attending daycareRobert E Dales
Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Health Canada, Ontario
Pediatr Pulmonol 38:64-9. 2004..1, 14.3) (P = 0.21). In conclusion, younger children and those with siblings may be less susceptible to illness associated with daycare, and daycare attendance may negate a protective effect of higher income on respiratory illness...
- Does hygiene intervention at day care centres reduce infectious illnesses in children? An intervention cohort studyThorolfur Gudnason
Chief Epidemiologist s Office, Directorate of Health, Reykjavik, Iceland
Scand J Infect Dis 45:397-403. 2013..In this study, we describe the results of a hygiene intervention cohort trial at day care centres (DCCs) on the rates of febrile, respiratory, and gastrointestinal illnesses in preschool children...
- Early daycare is associated with an increase in airway symptoms in early childhood but is no protection against asthma or atopy at 8 yearsDaan Caudri
Department of Pediatrics Respiratory Medicine, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:491-8. 2009..Daycare exposes young children to more infections early in life and may thereby prevent the development of asthma and allergy...
- Nutrition policies at child-care centers and impact on role modeling of healthy eating behaviors of caregiversTemitope O Erinosho
The Department of Nutrition and Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Acad Nutr Diet 112:119-24. 2012..Future research should build on this study by using larger samples to understand why healthy food policies in child-care centers may not translate to eating practices among caregivers...
- Modelling the spread of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in day-care and evaluation of interventionMikael Andersson
Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Stat Med 24:3593-607. 2005..Results indicate that intervention is highly effective in day-care groups with more than ten children during the second half of the year...
- Prospective study of etiologic agents of acute gastroenteritis outbreaks in child care centersWhitney H Lyman
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Pediatr 154:253-7. 2009..To investigate the etiology of outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in children attending childcare centers (CCCs) in North Carolina between October 2005 and March 2007...
- The spread of multiply resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae at a day care center in OhioM R Reichler
Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
J Infect Dis 166:1346-53. 1992..001). Strategies to limit the spread of highly resistant pneumococcal strains should include encouraging judicious use of antimicrobic agents and reevaluating indications for prophylactic use of antimicrobic agents...
- Children's health and its association with indoor environments in Danish homes and daycare centres - methodsG Clausen
Department of Civil Engineering, International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
Indoor Air 22:467-75. 2012..Furthermore, initial findings are presented regarding descriptors of the study population and selected characteristics of the children's dwellings and daycare centers...
- Nutrition and physical activity self-assessment for child care (NAP SACC): results from a pilot interventionSara E Benjamin
Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 39:142-9. 2007..To determine the feasibility, acceptability, and reported impact of a nutrition and physical activity environmental intervention in child care...
- Wide variability in physical activity environments and weather-related outdoor play policies in child care centers within a single county of OhioKristen A Copeland
General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:435-42. 2011..To examine the variability of physical activity environments and outdoor play policies in child care centers and to determine whether this variability is associated with the demographic characteristics of the child care centers surveyed...
- Hand-washing and diapering equipment reduces disease among children in out-of-home child care centersJonathan B Kotch
Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Pediatrics 120:e29-36. 2007....
- Infections in child day care centers and later development of asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic dermatitis: prospective follow-up survey 12 years after controlled randomized hygiene interventionTeija Dunder
Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:972-7. 2007To evaluate the effect of successful prevention of common infections in child day care centers on the later development of allergic diseases.
- Risk factors for respiratory tract infections in children aged 2-5 yearsG Forssell
Department of Community Medicine, , Sweden
Scand J Prim Health Care 19:122-5. 2001..78 (95% CI 1.34-5.78) and 2.73 (1.38-5.43), respectively). CONCLUSION: Attending a daycare centre is the most important risk factor for RTIs in children aged 2-5 years...
- Prevalence, determinants, and molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates colonizing the nasopharynx of healthy children in RomeN Petrosillo
II Infectious Diseases Division, Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive, Lazzaro Spallanzani, IRCCS, Via Portuense 292, 00149 Rome, Italy
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:181-8. 2002..Limiting the use of antibiotics in children seems the most appropriate measure to control the spread of antibiotic-resistant strains...
- Day care attendance, recurrent respiratory tract infections and asthmaW Nystad
Section of Epidemiology, Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Int J Epidemiol 28:882-7. 1999..Our objective was to use a causal model for childhood asthma to determine whether the effect of day care attendance on asthma was mediated by recurrent respiratory tract infections...
- Effect of infection control measures on the frequency of diarrheal episodes in child care: a randomized, controlled trialL Roberts
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Pediatrics 105:743-6. 2000..We set out to discover whether transmission of gastrointestinal infections in child care could be reduced by improved infection control procedures...
- Child care and common communicable illnesses in children aged 37 to 54 monthsRobert H Bradley
Center for Applied Studies in Education, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 72204, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:196-200. 2003....
- The public health problem of acute respiratory illness in childcareH McCutcheon
Department of Clinical Nursing, Adelaide University, South Australia
J Clin Nurs 10:305-10. 2001..Research to date is presented, and the role of public health nurses is discussed in relation to how they might assist in reducing the incidence/prevalence of acute respiratory illness in children attending childcare...
- Childcare and health: a review of using linked national registersMads Kamper-Jørgensen
Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Public Health 39:126-30. 2011..To present the work previously and presently being carried out based on the nationwide Childcare Database...
- The role of child care in a community-wide outbreak of hepatitis AL V Venczel
Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, National Center for Health Statistics, and Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Pediatrics 108:E78. 2001....
- Intestinal parasites in children attending day care centers in Jos, Central NigeriaO O Chirdan
Department of Community Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria
Niger J Med 19:219-22. 2010..Morbidity is highest amongst children; infestation causes a threat to the growth and development of the child. The study aims to determine the prevalence of intestinal helminthes in children attending day care centers in Jos metropolis...
- Factors associated with acute respiratory illness in day care childrenKatja Hatakka
Valio R and D, Helsinki, Finland
Scand J Infect Dis 42:704-11. 2010..Parental and environmental factors had a significant impact on recurrent ARI and AOM episodes in children attending DCCs. These risk factors should be considered in future studies intending to reduce DCC infections...
- Noroviruses associated with acute gastroenteritis in a children's day care facility in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilC I Gallimore
Enteric Virus Unit, Enteric, Respiratory and Neurological Virus Laboratory, Specialist and Reference Microbiology Division, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
Braz J Med Biol Res 37:321-6. 2004....
- [Children day care center: exposition or protection environment to intestinal parasites infestation in Aracaju, SE]Ricardo Queiroz Gurgel
Departamento de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Aracaju, SE, Brazil
Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:267-9. 2005..It was concluded that attending daycare centers is related to intestinal parasitosis (630% vs. 41.4 %; p <0.01) and the risk of infestation is 1.5 times higher...
- Security of children's relationships with nonparental care providers: a meta-analysisLieselotte Ahnert
Free University of Berlin and University of Magdeburg Stendal, Germany
Child Dev 77:664-79. 2006....
- Diarrhea and colds in child day care centers: impact of various numerator and denominator definitions of illness episodesMushfiqur R Tarafder
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
Epidemiology 20:796-9. 2009..Our objective is to quantify the impact of various common definitions for illness episodes (numerators) and person-time at risk (denominators) in estimating these measures...
- Suitability of a structured Fundamental Movement Skills program for long day care centres: a process evaluationNick Petrunoff
Health Promotion, Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia
Health Promot J Austr 20:65-8. 2009..Implementation of a structured program in the Long Day Care (LDC) setting presents challenges. Implementation of a structured FMS program FunMoves was assessed in LDC in metropolitan New South Wales...
- Early childhood feeding: assessing knowledge, attitude, and practices of multi-ethnic child-care providersMarjorie R Freedman
Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA 95192 0058, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 110:447-51. 2010..This study points to differences among providers based on ethnicity, and strongly recommends recruiting Hispanic child-care providers to participate in educational programs and community efforts to prevent obesity...
- Antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from healthy children in day-care centers: results of a multicenter study in RussiaL S Stratchounski
Smolensk State Medical Academy, Russia
Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:196-200. 2000....
- Characterisation of macrolide-non-susceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae colonising children attending day-care centres in Athens, Greece during 2000 and 2003M Souli
Fourth Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University School of Medicine, University General Hospital Attikon, Chaidari, Greece
Clin Microbiol Infect 13:70-7. 2007..85% during both study periods...
- Effects of early child-care on cognition, language, and task-related behaviours at 18 months: an English studyKathy Sylva
Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK
Br J Dev Psychol 29:18-45. 2011....
- Interaction of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and the use of individual antibiotics among children on nasopharyngeal colonization with erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniaeIoanna N Grivea
Department of Pediatrics, University of Thessaly, School of Medicine, General University Hospital, Biopolis, Larissa, Greece
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:97-105. 2010..Despite the widespread PCV7 immunization, the antibiotic pressure, particularly of macrolides, continues to cause dissemination of erythromycin-resistant, commonly multidrug-resistant, pneumococci within the day-care center population...
- Occupational risk of human Cytomegalovirus and Parvovirus B19 infection in female day care personnel in the Netherlands; a study based on seroprevalenceF F Stelma
Department Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:393-7. 2009..19; p < 0.001). Parvovirus seropositivity (71-77%) was not related to age or working at a day care centre. In conclusion, an occupational risk was observed for CMV, but not for Parvovirus infection in female day care personnel...
- Health of caregivers in child careL M Slack-Smith
School of Dentistry M512, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6907, Australia
Child Care Health Dev 32:111-9. 2006..Child care workers play an important role in caring for children attending child care yet there is little research regarding their health...
- An outbreak of gastroenteritis associated with astrovirus serotype 1 in a day care center, in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilA M Silva
, Departamento de Virologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz-Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21045-900, Brasil
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:1069-73. 2001..This is the first report of a gastroenteritis outbreak associated with HAstrv-1 in a day care center in Rio de Janeiro and it reinforces the importance of this virus in association with infantile acute gastroenteritis...
- Seasonal variations in nasopharyngeal carriage of respiratory pathogens in healthy Italian children attending day-care centres or schoolsP Marchisio
Pediatric Department 1, University of Milan, Italy
J Med Microbiol 50:1095-9. 2001..However, although statistically significant, the difference was slight and had limited clinical relevance. Therefore, seasonal influence on the nasopharyngeal carriage of respiratory pathogens in healthy children was negligible...
- Multiple child-care arrangements and young children's behavioral outcomesTaryn W Morrissey
Society for Research in Child Development Congressional Fellow
Child Dev 80:59-76. 2009..Implications for policy and research are discussed...
- The relationship between practices and child care providers' beliefs related to child feeding and obesity preventionJane D Lanigan
Department of Human Development, Washington State University Vancouver, WA 98686 9600, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 44:521-9. 2012..To examine the association between child care practices and child care provider knowledge and beliefs about their role in supporting children's healthful eating...
- Injuries to preschool children and infection control practices in childcare programsRuth Waibel
School of Health Science, Grover Center E334, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
J Sch Health 73:167-72. 2003..001), were higher for males (P = .036), and occurred most frequently in the morning (P = .001). Age, gender, and time of the day were significant predictors of injuries in the multivariate model...
- Seroprevalence of parvovirus B19 infection in daycare educatorsN L Gilbert
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Epidemiol Infect 133:299-304. 2005..Because of the large proportion of educators susceptible to acquiring parvovirus B19 infection, our findings also highlight the need for preventive measures...
- Morning-to-afternoon increases in cortisol concentrations for infants and toddlers at child care: age differences and behavioral correlatesSarah E Watamura
Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, 55455, USA
Child Dev 74:1006-20. 2003..Controlling age, teacher-reported social fearfulness predicted higher afternoon cortisol and larger cortisol increases across the day at child care. This phenomenon may indicate context-specific activation of the HPA axis early in life...
- Prevalence of intestinal parasites in preschool children in the region of Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, BrazilAna Lúcia Ribeiro Gonçalves
Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, Uberlandia, MG, Brasil
Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 44:191-3. 2011..Thus, the purpose of this study was to verify the prevalence of intestinal parasites in children who attended the two daycare centers maintained by the local government of Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil...
- Shared care: establishing a balance between home and child care settingsLieselotte Ahnert
Department of Education and Development Psychology, Free University Berlin, Germany
Child Dev 74:1044-9. 2003....
- Absence from childcare for respiratory illnessL M Slack-Smith
School of Population Health, and Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
Child Care Health Dev 30:29-37. 2004....
- The epidemiology of injuries in 4 child care centersA Alkon
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0606, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:1248-54. 1999....
- Menus in child care: a comparison of state regulations with national standardsSara E Benjamin
Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:109-15. 2009..States have the opportunity to improve regulations regarding menus to ensure that child-care providers develop accurate, specific, and healthful menus...
- Are there long-term effects of early child care?Jay Belsky
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
Child Dev 78:681-701. 2007..Discussion focuses on mechanisms responsible for these effects, the potential collective consequences of small child-care effects, and the importance of the ongoing follow-up at age 15...
- Day care attendance, respiratory tract illnesses, wheezing, asthma, and total serum IgE level in early childhoodJuan C Celedon
Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:241-5. 2002..It has been hypothesized that day care--related infections may explain the inverse relation between day care attendance in early life and asthma in childhood...
- Endotoxin and indoor allergen levels in kindergartens and daycare centres in Wellington, New ZealandKaren Oldfield
Wellington Asthma Research Group, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington South
N Z Med J 120:U2400. 2007..The purpose of this study was to measure endotoxin and indoor allergens in kindergartens and daycare centres in the Wellington region...
- Investigation of an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in Brooks, Alberta, June-July 2002: the role of occult cases in the spread of infection within a daycare settingE Galanis
Field Epidemiology Training Program, Health Canada, Ottawa
Can Commun Dis Rep 29:21-8. 2003
- Menu planning for childcare centres: practices and needsNadine Romaine
Capital Health, Halifax, NS
Can J Diet Pract Res 68:7-13. 2007....
- Adherence to physical activity and electronic media guidelines in Australian pre-school childrenAnthony D Okely
Child Obesity Research Centre, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 45:5-8. 2009....
- Clustering of serotypes in a longitudinal study of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in three day care centresTuija Leino
National Public Health Institute KTL, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
BMC Infect Dis 8:173. 2008..Here we report the first longitudinal study of pneumococcal carriage that records serotype specific exposure to pneumococci simultaneously within the two most important mixing groups, families and day care facilities...
- Day-care, early common infections and childhood acute leukaemia: a multicentre French case-control studyF Perrillat
, INSERM U170, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif, France
Br J Cancer 86:1064-9. 2002..3 (0.1-0.8)). All the above associations were observed both for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and acute non-lymphoblastic leukaemia. Our results support Greaves' hypothesis, even though they are not specific of common leukaemia...
- Incidences of nasopharyngeal colonization of respiratory bacterial pathogens in Japanese children attending day-care centersKaori Masuda
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
Pediatr Int 44:376-80. 2002..In Japan, many younger children attending day-care centers tend to frequently experience acute respiratory infections and prolonged otitis media...
- An evaluation of a nutrition intervention at childcare centres in South AustraliaLouisa Matwiejczyk
Southern Adelaide Health Service, South Australia
Health Promot J Austr 18:159-62. 2007..This paper describes an incentive initiative that aimed to improve the nutrition provided to children attending childcare centres in the southern metropolitan area of South Australia between 2001 and 2003...
- Daycare attendance and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemiaX Ma
Division of Public Health Biology and Epidemiology, University of California Berkeley, California, CA 94720 7360, USA
Br J Cancer 86:1419-24. 2002....
- Experience of respiratory and allergic illness in children attending childcareLinda M Slack-Smith
Department of Public Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
Child Care Health Dev 28:171-7. 2002..To describe previous illness for children attending two types of formal childcare (130 family daycare homes and 11 child daycare centres)...
- Spread of Streptococcus pneumoniae and antibiotic-resistant S. pneumoniae from day-care center attendees to their younger siblingsNoga Givon-Lavi
Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
J Infect Dis 186:1608-14. 2002..Vaccinating DCC attendees with a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine may play a key role in controlling the spread of antibiotic-resistant pneumococci, because the most resistant serotypes are included in the vaccine...
- Re-Engineering Hospital Care for ChildrenKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- The Genetic Epidemiology of Asthma in Costa RicaJUAN CELEDON; Fiscal Year: 2005..In addition, it will create a bank of phenotypic and genotypic information that will facilitate further hypothesis testing in a unique patient cohort. ..
- Valuation of Primary Care-Integrated TelehealthKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2006..Direct and indirect costs will be assessed. Study B will assess integration in primary care, for example by measuring impact on continuity of care, adherence to well-child visit schedules and immunization rates. ..
- Evaluation of Telemedicine for Children with Special Healthcare NeedsKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2009..Moreover, by integrating clinicians from the medical home, we promote another cardinal attribute of quality, continuity of care. ..
- NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development -*Robert Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007..These data, in concert with data from earlier Phases, will be used to test four models of developmental processes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Practical Diagnostics for AIDS-Related Pediatric TB,PeruRichard Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2006..These new diagnostic methods have tremendous potential to improve and simplify the diagnosis of pediatric tuberculosis in low-income countries with limited laboratory resources. ..
- THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HEPATITIS C INFECTION IN THAILANDKenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Through the transfer of technology for HCV research to our collaborators, we hope to focus on understanding the biology and epidemiology of HCV and the development of more effective prevention of HCV. ..
- Predictors of Dietary Quality in Low-Income Pregnant WomenEileen R Fowles; Fiscal Year: 2010..More effective targeted strategies initiated within this narrow window of time may reduce the number of low birth weight infants and improve obstetrical outcomes. ..
- RCT/Increase Colon Cancer Screening/Medicaid Managed CareAllen J Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 2010..Cost of the intervention and its relationship to increased screening rates will be assessed. The intervention and evaluation are guided by Diffusion of Innovations. ..
- PROBIOTICS IN PEDIATRIC DIARRHEA IN PERU: PLANNING GRANTRichard Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2006..Support for these activities during a planning period before the clinical trial will greatly facilitate the implementation of the trial. ..
- Emotion, Reactivity, and Memory in Early ChildhoodJodi Quas; Fiscal Year: 2002..This knowledge will benefit educators, clinicians, legal professionals, and others charged with the responsibility of obtaining accurate and complete accounts from children across a variety of contexts. ..
- Randomized Trial on Web-based Quit Smoking ProgramDavid B Buller; Fiscal Year: 2010..Cost-effectiveness analyses will be performed at follow-up. ..
- Strategies for Group A Streptococcal PreventionGrace Lee; Fiscal Year: 2008..During her K Award, she hopes to establish herself as a multidisciplinary researcher in the fields of decision sciences, infectious disease modeling, and health policy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Longitudinal Study of Fluoride, Diet, Caries & FluorosisSteven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2008..As studies involving recruitment and successful retention of a cohort from birth are extremely rare, the Iowa Fluoride Study offers a unique opportunity to study these relationships in unprecedented detail. ..
- Epidemiology of Regulatory T Cells in Pregnancy and Childhood Atopic DiseasesGanesa Wegienka; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Individual Housing Data and Socioeconomic StatusYoung Juhn; Fiscal Year: 2007..Telephone interviews will be completed with 1,400 parents of children 1-18 years to obtain additional data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Probiotics in Pediatric Diarrhea in PeruRichard Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Prevalence and Epidemiology of Hepatitis E Virus in the United StatesKenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Asthma and Invasive Pneumococcal DiseaseYoung Juhn; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- WORKER AND WORKSITE FACTORS IN DIA CONSTRUCTION INJURYJudith Glazner; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results should provide information that will be useful in focusing specific prevention efforts for construction, but the methods developed will have applicability to data for other occupational groups as well. ..
- SUN SAFETY FOR HIGH ALTITUDE SKI AREA STAFF AND GUESTSDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2002..Program implementation will be monitored by telephone at the control ski areas and intervention ski areas in the 2002-03 ski season to assess adoption and institutionalization. ..
- NETWORK OF PEDIATRIC PHARMACOLOGY RESEARCH UNITSMichael Brady; Fiscal Year: 2003..This would enhance the pace of pediatric drug development, increase the number of trained pediatric pharmacologists available, and improve both the amount and quality of pediatric pharmacology research produced. ..
- Epidemiology of Hep E Virus Infections in BangladeshKenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- SUNNY DAYS HEALTHY WAYS GRADES 6-8 SUN SAFETY CURRICULUMDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- XYLITOL FOR ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA PROPHYLAXISLouis Vernacchio; Fiscal Year: 2003..A preliminary estimate of the effect size of xylitol treatment from the pilot RCT will suggest whether the effect if sufficiently large to warrant a large formal RCT to be proposed. ..
- Dissemination: Increasing Physical ActivityDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2004..Students and young scientists will be encouraged to submit proposals for a poster session at the conference, and awards for the best submitted posters will be made. ..
- Develop a Primary Care Colon Cancer Screening ConsortiumAllen Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 2005..The consortium partner has well-established relationships with the Dartmouth team bringing substantial patient racial and economic diversity to the effort. ..
- NY PREVENTION CARE MANAGER PROJECTAllen Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management SystemDimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2009..Children in AsthmaNet families will be more likely to report using written care plans. Aim 4: to decrease the number of symptom days for children with asthma H4. Children in AsthmaNet families will experience fewer symptom days. ..
- Diffusing Sun Safe Policies and Environments to SchoolsDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2008..On-site observations of sun protection policies, environmental features, and employee clothing will validate principal reports. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- School Wide Prevention of Risk Factors for Drug AbuseTed Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Appropriate Use of Oral Antibiotics in ChildrenHoward Bauchner; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cranberry Juice and Urinary Tract InfectionsCibele Barbosa Cesnik; Fiscal Year: 2007..We will also be able to evaluate if the bacterial population in the vagina, periurethra and stool is different after regularly drinking cranberry juice compared to placebo. ..
- Evaluating Trichophyton tonsurans Carriage and InfectionSusan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Parent Initiated Prevention ProgramDimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2005..3) To improve parental perceptions of the quality of care provided.H3: Compared to controls, PIPP parents will report higher scores on selected Consumer Assessment of Health Plans (CAHPS) items. ..
- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAST TRACK INTERVENTIONEDWARD FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., special education); (4) collection and processing of administrative data (e.g., on welfare receipt); (5) development and estimation of statistical models used to predict future social costs. ..
- FUNGAL PROTEIN/GLYCOPROTEIN EXPRESSION IN TINEA CAPITISSusan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- ARRESTING SMOKING UPTAKE USING INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIADavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2001..A feasibility study will be conducted that monitors access and use of it by community organizations and schools serving adolescents, especially those at high risk (e.g., low academic attainment, truancy). ..
- Disseminating Go Sun Smart to a Recreation IndustryDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INTERNET--A CHANGE AGENT FOR RURAL MULTICULTURAL ADULTSDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2003..They will be posttested by telephone by AMC's Computer-assisted Telephone Interviewing Core. Adults in the control condition will be wait-listed for the intervention, which will be available after they complete the posttest. ..
- Evaluation of the Control of HIV After a Prison Amnesty in TaiwanKenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] The collaboration is between the Bloomberg School of Public Health of Johns Hopkins University and the Center for Disease Control in Taiwan. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- WEB BASED SUPPORT--COMMUNITY TOBACCO CONTROL COALITIONSDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..