Sandra L Hofferth

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Residential father family type and child well-being: investment versus selection
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Studies, 1201 Marie Mount Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Demography 43:53-77. 2006
  2. pmc Electronic Play, Study, Communication, and Adolescent Achievement, 2003 to 2008
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
    J Res Adolesc 22:215-224. 2012
  3. pmc How do they do it? The immigrant paradox in the transition to adulthood
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Res 57:177-94. 2016
  4. pmc Family structure and the transition to early parenthood
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Demography 47:415-37. 2010
  5. pmc Home media and children's achievement and behavior
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Child Dev 81:1598-619. 2010
  6. pmc Gestational weight gain and risk of infant death in the United States
    Regina R Davis
    Regina R Davis, Sandra L Hofferth, and Edmond D Shenassa are with the Maternal and Child Health Program, Department of Family Science, University of Maryland, College Park Regina R Davis is also with the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC Edmond D Shenassa is also with the Department of Epidemiology, University of Maryland, College Park
    Am J Public Health 104:S90-5. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Work-related injuries among child street-laborers in Latin America: prevalence and predictors
    Angela Maria Pinzon-Rondon
    Department of Family Science, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 26:235-43. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Maternal depression, pregnancy intention, and return to paid work after childbirth
    Rada K Dagher
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e297-303. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Early childbearing and children's achievement and behavior over time
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:41-9. 2002
  10. pmc Parental involvement, child effort, and the development of immigrant boys' and girls' reading and mathematics skills: A latent difference score growth model
    Ui Jeong Moon
    Maryland Population Research Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
    Learn Individ Differ 47:136-144. 2016

Research Grants

  1. Measuring Children's Activity in its Social Context
    SANDRA HOFFERTH; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Residential father family type and child well-being: investment versus selection
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Studies, 1201 Marie Mount Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Demography 43:53-77. 2006
    ..Finally, children in blended families tended to havefewer behavioral problems than those not in blended families...
  2. pmc Electronic Play, Study, Communication, and Adolescent Achievement, 2003 to 2008
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
    J Res Adolesc 22:215-224. 2012
    ..The consequences are more benign than many feared. Groups that have traditionally used the computer less (girls, minority children) appear to benefit from greater use...
  3. pmc How do they do it? The immigrant paradox in the transition to adulthood
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Res 57:177-94. 2016
    ..Reading skills and activity patterns in the secondary school years also contribute to better outcomes. Children of immigrants are better able to translate their reading comprehension skills to college or employment later on. ..
  4. pmc Family structure and the transition to early parenthood
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Demography 47:415-37. 2010
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  5. pmc Home media and children's achievement and behavior
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Child Dev 81:1598-619. 2010
    ..For boys, increased video game play was linked to increased aggressive behavior problems...
  6. pmc Gestational weight gain and risk of infant death in the United States
    Regina R Davis
    Regina R Davis, Sandra L Hofferth, and Edmond D Shenassa are with the Maternal and Child Health Program, Department of Family Science, University of Maryland, College Park Regina R Davis is also with the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC Edmond D Shenassa is also with the Department of Epidemiology, University of Maryland, College Park
    Am J Public Health 104:S90-5. 2014
    ..We examined the association of prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) with risk of death during infancy using the Institute of Medicine's (IOM's) Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines...
  7. ncbi request reprint Work-related injuries among child street-laborers in Latin America: prevalence and predictors
    Angela Maria Pinzon-Rondon
    Department of Family Science, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 26:235-43. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and nature of occupational injuries among children working in the streets of four major cities in Latin America, as well as to identify factors that predict these work-related injuries...
  8. doi request reprint Maternal depression, pregnancy intention, and return to paid work after childbirth
    Rada K Dagher
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e297-303. 2014
    ..We examine herein the relationship between maternal depression and return to work, and the moderating effects of pregnancy intention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early childbearing and children's achievement and behavior over time
    Sandra L Hofferth
    Department of Family Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:41-9. 2002
    ..Recent studies have failed to confirm this belief, but none have taken into account whether children's outcomes or the effects of early childbearing on those outcomes have changed over time...
  10. pmc Parental involvement, child effort, and the development of immigrant boys' and girls' reading and mathematics skills: A latent difference score growth model
    Ui Jeong Moon
    Maryland Population Research Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
    Learn Individ Differ 47:136-144. 2016
    ..The positive associations of parental involvement and child's effort with test scores were greater during earlier years than during later years for boys, whereas there was no difference in the association over time for girls...
  11. pmc Generational Differences in Children's Externalizing Behavior Problems
    Ui Jeong Moon
    Maryland Population Research Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
    Int J Hum Ecol 16:45-61. 2015
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  12. pmc Cell Phone Use and Child and Adolescent Reading Proficiency
    Sandra L Hofferth
    University of Maryland, Department of Family Science
    Psychol Pop Media Cult 1:108-122. 2012
    ..In spite of racial/ethnic differences in cell phone use levels, there were no racial/ethnic differences in the association between cell phone use and reading proficiency...
  13. pmc The association between inadequate gestational weight gain and infant mortality among U.S. infants born in 2002
    Regina R Davis
    Department of Family Science, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:119-24. 2012
    ..There is a substantial and significant association between inadequate gestational weight gain and infant death that does not differ by race, ethnic group membership, or maternal age...
  14. ncbi request reprint Poverty, food programs, and childhood obesity
    Sandra L Hofferth
    University of Maryland, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 24:703-26. 2005
    ..No evidence either that poor children are more likely to be overweight or that food programs contribute to overweight among poor children was found...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in children's time with parents: a correction
    John F Sandberg
    Department of Sociology, McGill University, USA
    Demography 42:391-5. 2005
    ..Some alternative estimates, likely reasons for the larger change, and the implications are discussed...

Research Grants1

  1. Measuring Children's Activity in its Social Context
    SANDRA HOFFERTH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....