Affiliation: Brigham Young University
- Factors associated with cognitive achievement in late childhood and adolescence: the Young Lives cohort study of children in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and VietnamBenjamin T Crookston
Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, 229G Richards Building, Provo, UT 84602, USA
BMC Pediatr 14:253. 2014..This study examines the relationship between socioeconomic status and child growth and changes in cognitive achievement scores in adolescents from resource-poor settings...
- Adolescent obesity and life satisfaction: perceptions of self, peers, family, and schoolRenata Forste
Department of Sociology, Brigham Young University, 2008 JFSB, Provo, UT 84602, United States
Econ Hum Biol 10:385-94. 2012....
- The decision to breastfeed in the United States: does race matter?R Forste
Department of Sociology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
Pediatrics 108:291-6. 2001..To estimate the effects of maternal and birth characteristics on the decision to breastfeed and to relate breastfeeding practices to racial differences in infant mortality...
- The transition of adolescent males to first sexual intercourse: anticipated or delayed?Renata Forste
Department of Sociology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:184-90. 2002..inexperience...
- Staying out of trouble: intentions of young male offendersRenata Forste
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 55:430-44. 2011..In addition, interventions that help offenders make specific plans and increase feelings of control and self-efficacy have promise in helping released offenders successfully complete the transition from prison to the community...
- Cross-national variation in family influences on child healthTim B Heaton
Department of Sociology, Family Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 380C SWKT, Provo, UT 84602, USA
Soc Sci Med 60:97-108. 2005..Although there is cross-national variability, the size of the variability was small relative to the overall effect. The country-level measures had modest effects on infant mortality and child nutritional status...
- Are US mothers meeting the Healthy People 2010 breastfeeding targets for initiation, duration, and exclusivity? The 2003 and 2004 National Immunization SurveysRenata Forste
Department of Sociology at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
J Hum Lact 24:278-88. 2008..Only the prevalence of breastfeeding early postpartum is near the Healthy People 2010 target of 75%, the percentages for 6 or 12 months and exclusive breastfeeding are well below...
- Maternal education and child nutritional status in Bolivia: finding the linksMichelle Bellessa Frost
Office of Population Research, Wallace Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Soc Sci Med 60:395-407. 2005..Overall, the pathways examined accounted for 60 percent of the effect of maternal education on child nutritional status...
- Hearing native voices: contraceptive use in Matemwe Village, East AfricaJeremy Joseph Keele
New York University School of Law, 210 East 84th St, Apt 1 A, New York, New York 10028, USA
Afr J Reprod Health 9:32-41. 2005..Successful implementation of a family planning programme hinges on the ability of policymakers to integrate modern ideas about contraception with Matemwe's traditional religious and political culture...