child day care centers

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Summary: Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.

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  1. ncbi What role can child-care settings play in obesity prevention? A review of the evidence and call for research efforts
    Nicole 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
  2. ncbi The childcare environment and children's physical activity
    Julie 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
  3. ncbi Low levels of objectively measured physical activity in preschoolers in child care
    John J Reilly
    University of Glasgow Division of Developmental Medicine, Scotland, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:502-7. 2010
  4. pmc An intervention to promote healthy weight: Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) theory and design
    Alice 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi 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 vaccine
    R Sá-Leão
    Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1002-7. 2009
  7. ncbi Interventions for increasing physical activity at child care
    Dianne S Ward
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:526-34. 2010
  8. pmc 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 States
    Karen 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
  9. ncbi Assessment of food, nutrition, and physical activity practices in Oklahoma child-care centers
    Susan 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
  10. pmc Child care provider training and a supportive feeding environment in child care settings in 4 states, 2003
    Madeleine Sigman-Grant
    University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, 8050 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89123, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A113. 2011

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  1. ncbi What role can child-care settings play in obesity prevention? A review of the evidence and call for research efforts
    Nicole 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...
  2. ncbi The childcare environment and children's physical activity
    Julie 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...
  3. ncbi Low levels of objectively measured physical activity in preschoolers in child care
    John 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...
  4. pmc An intervention to promote healthy weight: Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) theory and design
    Alice 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...
  5. ncbi 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
    ....
  6. ncbi 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 vaccine
    R 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...
  7. ncbi Interventions for increasing physical activity at child care
    Dianne 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...
  8. pmc 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 States
    Karen 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...
  9. ncbi Assessment of food, nutrition, and physical activity practices in Oklahoma child-care centers
    Susan 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...
  10. pmc Child care provider training and a supportive feeding environment in child care settings in 4 states, 2003
    Madeleine 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...
  11. ncbi Young children's food in Liverpool day-care settings: a qualitative study of pre-school nutrition policy and practice
    Ffion 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...
  12. pmc Societal values and policies may curtail preschool children's physical activity in child care centers
    Kristen 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...
  13. pmc High rates of transmission of and colonization by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae within a day care center revealed in a longitudinal study
    Raquel 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...
  14. ncbi Epidemiology of viral respiratory tract infections in a prospective cohort of infants and toddlers attending daycare
    Mary 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...
  15. ncbi Best-practice guidelines for physical activity at child care
    Christina 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...
  16. ncbi Effect of infection control measures on the frequency of upper respiratory infection in child care: a randomized, controlled trial
    L 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...
  17. ncbi Child day care risks of common infectious diseases revisited
    N 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...
  18. ncbi Physical activity in young children: the role of child care
    Dianne 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
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  19. pmc The impact of a statewide training to increase child care providers' knowledge of nutrition and physical activity rules in Delaware
    Stefanie 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...
  20. ncbi Reduction of nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae after administration of a 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine to toddlers attending day care centers
    Ron 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...
  21. ncbi Hand hygiene compliance and environmental determinants in child day care centers: an observational study
    Tizza 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...
  22. ncbi Infectious disease in pediatric out-of-home child care
    Michael 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
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  23. ncbi Preschool child care participation and obesity at the start of kindergarten
    Erin 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...
  24. ncbi Transmission and control of infections in out-of-home child care
    W C Huskins
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:S106-10. 2000
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  25. ncbi Impact of a worksite wellness program on the nutrition and physical activity environment of child care centers
    Wendi 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...
  26. ncbi Development and reliability of an observation method to assess food intake of young children in child care
    Sarah 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
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  27. ncbi Nutrition and physical activity in child care: results from an environmental intervention
    Dianne 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...
  28. pmc Early child care and adiposity at ages 1 and 3 years
    Sara 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...
  29. ncbi Effects of child care policy and environment on physical activity
    Stewart G Trost
    Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:520-5. 2010
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  30. ncbi Influence of attendance at day care on the common cold from birth through 13 years of age
    Thomas 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...
  31. ncbi Interaction between physical environment, social environment, and child characteristics in determining physical activity at child care
    Jessica 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
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  32. ncbi Health care utilization and expenditures associated with child care attendance: a nationally representative sample
    Michael 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...
  33. pmc Pneumococcal carriage in children in The Netherlands: a molecular epidemiological study
    D 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...
  34. ncbi Pneumococcal carriage in children during their first two years: important role of family exposure
    T 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...
  35. ncbi Dietary intakes at child-care centers in central Texas fail to meet Food Guide Pyramid recommendations
    Alison 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...
  36. ncbi Physical activity programming in family child care homes: providers' perceptions of practices and barriers
    Bronwyn 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...
  37. pmc Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae strains colonizing children attending day-care centers in Norway
    Didrik 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...
  38. pmc Social and environmental factors associated with preschoolers' nonsedentary physical activity
    William 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...
  39. ncbi Day care in relation to respiratory-tract and gastrointestinal infections in a German birth cohort study
    Anne 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...
  40. ncbi Dynamics of Streptococcus pneumoniae nasopharyngeal carriage with high heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine coverage in Central Greece
    Ioanna 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...
  41. ncbi Giardiasis in kindergartens: prevalence study in Berlin, Germany, 2006
    D 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...
  42. ncbi The effect of enhanced hygiene practices on absences due to infectious diseases among children in day care centers in Helsinki
    A 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...
  43. ncbi Respiratory illness in children attending daycare
    Robert 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...
  44. ncbi Does hygiene intervention at day care centres reduce infectious illnesses in children? An intervention cohort study
    Thorolfur 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...
  45. ncbi Early daycare is associated with an increase in airway symptoms in early childhood but is no protection against asthma or atopy at 8 years
    Daan 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...
  46. ncbi Nutrition policies at child-care centers and impact on role modeling of healthy eating behaviors of caregivers
    Temitope 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...
  47. ncbi Modelling the spread of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in day-care and evaluation of intervention
    Mikael 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...
  48. ncbi Prospective study of etiologic agents of acute gastroenteritis outbreaks in child care centers
    Whitney 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...
  49. ncbi The spread of multiply resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae at a day care center in Ohio
    M 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...
  50. ncbi Children's health and its association with indoor environments in Danish homes and daycare centres - methods
    G 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...
  51. ncbi Nutrition and physical activity self-assessment for child care (NAP SACC): results from a pilot intervention
    Sara 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...
  52. pmc Wide variability in physical activity environments and weather-related outdoor play policies in child care centers within a single county of Ohio
    Kristen 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...
  53. ncbi Hand-washing and diapering equipment reduces disease among children in out-of-home child care centers
    Jonathan 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
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  54. ncbi 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 intervention
    Teija Dunder
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:972-7. 2007
    To evaluate the effect of successful prevention of common infections in child day care centers on the later development of allergic diseases.
  55. ncbi Risk factors for respiratory tract infections in children aged 2-5 years
    G 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...
  56. ncbi Prevalence, determinants, and molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates colonizing the nasopharynx of healthy children in Rome
    N 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...
  57. ncbi Day care attendance, recurrent respiratory tract infections and asthma
    W 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...
  58. ncbi Effect of infection control measures on the frequency of diarrheal episodes in child care: a randomized, controlled trial
    L 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...
  59. ncbi Child care and common communicable illnesses in children aged 37 to 54 months
    Robert H Bradley
    Center for Applied Studies in Education, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 72204, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:196-200. 2003
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  60. ncbi The public health problem of acute respiratory illness in childcare
    H 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...
  61. ncbi Childcare and health: a review of using linked national registers
    Mads 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...
  62. ncbi The role of child care in a community-wide outbreak of hepatitis A
    L 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
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  63. ncbi Intestinal parasites in children attending day care centers in Jos, Central Nigeria
    O 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...
  64. ncbi Factors associated with acute respiratory illness in day care children
    Katja 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...
  65. ncbi Noroviruses associated with acute gastroenteritis in a children's day care facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    C 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
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  66. ncbi [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...
  67. ncbi Security of children's relationships with nonparental care providers: a meta-analysis
    Lieselotte Ahnert
    Free University of Berlin and University of Magdeburg Stendal, Germany
    Child Dev 77:664-79. 2006
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  68. ncbi Diarrhea and colds in child day care centers: impact of various numerator and denominator definitions of illness episodes
    Mushfiqur 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...
  69. ncbi Suitability of a structured Fundamental Movement Skills program for long day care centres: a process evaluation
    Nick 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...
  70. ncbi Early childhood feeding: assessing knowledge, attitude, and practices of multi-ethnic child-care providers
    Marjorie 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...
  71. ncbi Antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from healthy children in day-care centers: results of a multicenter study in Russia
    L S Stratchounski
    Smolensk State Medical Academy, Russia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:196-200. 2000
    ....
  72. ncbi Characterisation of macrolide-non-susceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae colonising children attending day-care centres in Athens, Greece during 2000 and 2003
    M 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...
  73. ncbi Effects of early child-care on cognition, language, and task-related behaviours at 18 months: an English study
    Kathy Sylva
    Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK
    Br J Dev Psychol 29:18-45. 2011
    ....
  74. ncbi Interaction of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and the use of individual antibiotics among children on nasopharyngeal colonization with erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Ioanna 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...
  75. ncbi Occupational risk of human Cytomegalovirus and Parvovirus B19 infection in female day care personnel in the Netherlands; a study based on seroprevalence
    F 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...
  76. ncbi Health of caregivers in child care
    L 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...
  77. ncbi An outbreak of gastroenteritis associated with astrovirus serotype 1 in a day care center, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    A 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...
  78. ncbi Seasonal variations in nasopharyngeal carriage of respiratory pathogens in healthy Italian children attending day-care centres or schools
    P 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...
  79. ncbi Multiple child-care arrangements and young children's behavioral outcomes
    Taryn W Morrissey
    Society for Research in Child Development Congressional Fellow
    Child Dev 80:59-76. 2009
    ..Implications for policy and research are discussed...
  80. ncbi The relationship between practices and child care providers' beliefs related to child feeding and obesity prevention
    Jane 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...
  81. ncbi Injuries to preschool children and infection control practices in childcare programs
    Ruth 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...
  82. pmc Seroprevalence of parvovirus B19 infection in daycare educators
    N 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...
  83. ncbi Morning-to-afternoon increases in cortisol concentrations for infants and toddlers at child care: age differences and behavioral correlates
    Sarah 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...
  84. ncbi Prevalence of intestinal parasites in preschool children in the region of Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Ana 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...
  85. ncbi Shared care: establishing a balance between home and child care settings
    Lieselotte Ahnert
    Department of Education and Development Psychology, Free University Berlin, Germany
    Child Dev 74:1044-9. 2003
    ....
  86. ncbi Absence from childcare for respiratory illness
    L 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
    ....
  87. ncbi The epidemiology of injuries in 4 child care centers
    A Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0606, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:1248-54. 1999
    ....
  88. pmc Menus in child care: a comparison of state regulations with national standards
    Sara 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...
  89. ncbi 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...
  90. ncbi Day care attendance, respiratory tract illnesses, wheezing, asthma, and total serum IgE level in early childhood
    Juan 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...
  91. ncbi Endotoxin and indoor allergen levels in kindergartens and daycare centres in Wellington, New Zealand
    Karen 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...
  92. ncbi 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 setting
    E Galanis
    Field Epidemiology Training Program, Health Canada, Ottawa
    Can Commun Dis Rep 29:21-8. 2003
  93. ncbi Menu planning for childcare centres: practices and needs
    Nadine Romaine
    Capital Health, Halifax, NS
    Can J Diet Pract Res 68:7-13. 2007
    ....
  94. ncbi Adherence to physical activity and electronic media guidelines in Australian pre-school children
    Anthony D Okely
    Child Obesity Research Centre, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:5-8. 2009
    ....
  95. pmc Clustering of serotypes in a longitudinal study of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in three day care centres
    Tuija 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...
  96. pmc Day-care, early common infections and childhood acute leukaemia: a multicentre French case-control study
    F 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...
  97. ncbi Incidences of nasopharyngeal colonization of respiratory bacterial pathogens in Japanese children attending day-care centers
    Kaori 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...
  98. ncbi An evaluation of a nutrition intervention at childcare centres in South Australia
    Louisa 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...
  99. pmc Daycare attendance and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    X Ma
    Division of Public Health Biology and Epidemiology, University of California Berkeley, California, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Br J Cancer 86:1419-24. 2002
    ....
  100. ncbi Experience of respiratory and allergic illness in children attending childcare
    Linda 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)...
  101. ncbi Spread of Streptococcus pneumoniae and antibiotic-resistant S. pneumoniae from day-care center attendees to their younger siblings
    Noga 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...

Research Grants44

  1. Re-Engineering Hospital Care for Children
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. The Genetic Epidemiology of Asthma in Costa Rica
    JUAN 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. ..
  3. Valuation of Primary Care-Integrated Telehealth
    Kenneth 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. ..
  4. Evaluation of Telemedicine for Children with Special Healthcare Needs
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, by integrating clinicians from the medical home, we promote another cardinal attribute of quality, continuity of care. ..
  5. 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]..
  6. Practical Diagnostics for AIDS-Related Pediatric TB,Peru
    Richard 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. ..
  7. THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HEPATITIS C INFECTION IN THAILAND
    Kenrad 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. ..
  8. Predictors of Dietary Quality in Low-Income Pregnant Women
    Eileen 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. ..
  9. RCT/Increase Colon Cancer Screening/Medicaid Managed Care
    Allen 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. ..
  10. PROBIOTICS IN PEDIATRIC DIARRHEA IN PERU: PLANNING GRANT
    Richard Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Support for these activities during a planning period before the clinical trial will greatly facilitate the implementation of the trial. ..
  11. Emotion, Reactivity, and Memory in Early Childhood
    Jodi 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. ..
  12. Randomized Trial on Web-based Quit Smoking Program
    David B Buller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Cost-effectiveness analyses will be performed at follow-up. ..
  13. Strategies for Group A Streptococcal Prevention
    Grace 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]..
  14. Longitudinal Study of Fluoride, Diet, Caries & Fluorosis
    Steven 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. ..
  15. Epidemiology of Regulatory T Cells in Pregnancy and Childhood Atopic Diseases
    Ganesa Wegienka; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Individual Housing Data and Socioeconomic Status
    Young Juhn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Telephone interviews will be completed with 1,400 parents of children 1-18 years to obtain additional data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Probiotics in Pediatric Diarrhea in Peru
    Richard Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  18. Prevalence and Epidemiology of Hepatitis E Virus in the United States
    Kenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Asthma and Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
    Young Juhn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. WORKER AND WORKSITE FACTORS IN DIA CONSTRUCTION INJURY
    Judith 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. ..
  21. SUN SAFETY FOR HIGH ALTITUDE SKI AREA STAFF AND GUESTS
    David 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. ..
  22. NETWORK OF PEDIATRIC PHARMACOLOGY RESEARCH UNITS
    Michael 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. ..
  23. Epidemiology of Hep E Virus Infections in Bangladesh
    Kenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. SUNNY DAYS HEALTHY WAYS GRADES 6-8 SUN SAFETY CURRICULUM
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  25. XYLITOL FOR ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA PROPHYLAXIS
    Louis 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. ..
  26. Dissemination: Increasing Physical Activity
    David 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. ..
  27. Develop a Primary Care Colon Cancer Screening Consortium
    Allen 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. ..
  28. NY PREVENTION CARE MANAGER PROJECT
    Allen Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  29. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri 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. ..
  30. Diffusing Sun Safe Policies and Environments to Schools
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..On-site observations of sun protection policies, environmental features, and employee clothing will validate principal reports. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. School Wide Prevention of Risk Factors for Drug Abuse
    Ted Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  32. Appropriate Use of Oral Antibiotics in Children
    Howard Bauchner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Cranberry Juice and Urinary Tract Infections
    Cibele 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. ..
  34. Evaluating Trichophyton tonsurans Carriage and Infection
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri 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. ..
  36. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAST TRACK INTERVENTION
    EDWARD 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. ..
  37. FUNGAL PROTEIN/GLYCOPROTEIN EXPRESSION IN TINEA CAPITIS
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. ARRESTING SMOKING UPTAKE USING INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA
    David 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). ..
  39. Disseminating Go Sun Smart to a Recreation Industry
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. INTERNET--A CHANGE AGENT FOR RURAL MULTICULTURAL ADULTS
    David 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. ..
  41. Evaluation of the Control of HIV After a Prison Amnesty in Taiwan
    Kenrad 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]..
  42. WEB BASED SUPPORT--COMMUNITY TOBACCO CONTROL COALITIONS
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..