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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1295–1320.
Published: 26 June 2015
...Elizabeth H. Baker; Michael S. Rendall; Margaret M. Weden Abstract According to the “immigrant epidemiological paradox,” immigrants and their children enjoy health advantages over their U.S.-born peers—advantages that diminish with greater acculturation. We investigated child obesity...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2031–2043.
Published: 21 November 2016
... because they are the largest group of children in immigrant households in the United States (Child Trends 2014 ). Mexican-origin youth in both the United States (Ogden et al. 2012 ) and Mexico (OECD 2014 ) also have a very high obesity prevalence. Furthermore, although our analysis focuses on Mexican...
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Demography (2018) 55 (3): 929–955.
Published: 21 May 2018
... where all the children were born in Sweden in order to maximize the accuracy of the parent-child-sibling linkages. We examine the relationship between birth intervals and five outcome variables: height, physical fitness, being overweight or obese, being underweight or severely underweight...
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Demography (2019) 56 (3): 785–811.
Published: 11 June 2019
... experienced large health impacts. Attrition is therefore likely to make our estimates more conservative. Thus, these estimates should be interpreted as reflecting lower bounds. 6 Our variables of interest are measures of child physical health—specifically, measures of BMI, obesity, and overweight...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1231–1257.
Published: 28 August 2012
... of diagnosed conditions than those born to mothers aged 25–34. Controls for maternal education and age at which the child lost the mother eliminate the effect for advanced maternal age up to age 45. The association between young maternal age and negative offspring outcomes is robust to these controls. Our...
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Demography (2012) 49 (3): 1127–1154.
Published: 30 May 2012
... that are substantially higher than for those in less-advantaged areas (to 33.54 in above-average childhood neighborhoods, and to 30.63 in below-average childhood neighborhoods, both of which are above the level denoting obesity; see shaded region of Fig.  1 ). Using both child and adult SNAP usage in predictions, we...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1573–1596.
Published: 09 September 2014
... ). Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: International survey . British Medical Journal , 320 , 1240 – 1243 . 10.1136/bmj.320.7244.1240 Conley , D. , & Glauber , R. ( 2006 ). Gender, body mass and economic status: New evidence from the PSID...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 685–710.
Published: 01 April 2021
... if, for example, schooling reduces the probability of being overweight or obese but the ineligible (control) group contained individuals who also received additional schooling and were especially more likely to have poor adult anthropometrics because of poor child health ( Black et al. 2013 ). The inclusion...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 529–558.
Published: 25 March 2020
... with obesity. Among women, having the first baby after age 25 was associated with a lower probability of being obese than earlier first motherhood. Among men, having the first child before age 23 was associated with a higher risk of obesity, and becoming a father at ages 33–38 was associated with a lower risk...
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Demography (2010) 47 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... , Bellizi M.C. , Flegal K.M. , & Dietz W.H. ( 2000 ). Establishing a Standard Definition for Child Overweight and Obesity Worldwide: International Survey . British Medical Journal , 320 , 1240 – 43 . 10.1136/bmj.320.7244.1240 Cook S. , Weitzman M. , Auinger P...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 525–552.
Published: 28 February 2012
... of the strongest relationships is between pre-pregnancy obesity and hypertensive disorders. Pre-pregnancy obesity also has a strong negative association with the child being born as SGA. There is a strong association between preeclampsia and SGA, in line with much previous literature (Witlin and Sibai 1997...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 625–651.
Published: 14 April 2011
.... , Paquet C. , Dube L. , & Gauvin L. ( 2009 ). Association of individual network social capital with abdominal adiposity, overweight and obesity . Journal of Public Health , 31 , 175 – 183 . 10.1093/pubmed/fdn104 Moors G. ( 2008 ). The valued child. In search of a latent...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 501–528.
Published: 23 March 2020
... and health. I consider whether the child, at age 20, (1) graduated high school; (2) attended college; (3) smoked in the past month; (4) has symptoms of depression, measured by a score of eight or higher on the CES-D-SF (CESD-R n.d. ; Levine 2013 ); and (5) is obese, measured by a self-reported height...
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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 719–735.
Published: 01 November 2005
... underpinnings (e.g., obesity-associated hypoventilation in Nowbar et al. 2004). Regardless of obesity s link to morbidity, most studies have considered the evidence for obesity s lethal effect strong enough to stand alone, so it is considered in isolation in this paper. 3. Cawley (2000) used a child s weight...
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Demography (2014) 51 (1): 119–139.
Published: 27 November 2013
... the Framingham SHARe data set to parent-child trios with complete (nonmissing) genetic information (i.e., genotypes for biological mother, biological father, and focal subject), our analytic sample included 1,877 trios. Because we are interested in interaction terms, we eliminated SNPs that have fairly low minor...
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Demography (2017) 54 (1): 311–336.
Published: 07 December 2016
.... , Crosnoe , R. , . . . National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Early Child Care Research Network . ( 2006 ). Identifying risk for obesity in early childhood . Pediatrics , 118 , e594 – e601 . Ogden , C. L. , Carroll , M. D. , Curtin , L. R. , Lamb , M. M...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 911–931.
Published: 21 April 2017
... achievement, and school context: Examining the educational experiences of adolescents at risk of obesity . Journal of Health and Social Behavior , 45 , 393 – 407 . 10.1177/002214650404500403 . Cummings , E. M. , & Davies , P. T. ( 1994 ). Maternal depression and child development...
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Demography (2013) 50 (3): 1039–1064.
Published: 29 November 2012
... to be substantial enough to drive our self-rated health results. In addition, we supplement our analyses using height as a measure of child and adolescent nutrition, health, and well-being. Although height is a weak/questionable measure of adult health (Ben-Shlomo and Smith 1991 ), we use it (as we explained...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1651–1670.
Published: 29 August 2015
... individuals or observations in the same mixed-model results in biased estimates (Yang et al. 2010 ). To satisfy this requirement, we could use the information on sibling and parent–child relationships in FHS and delete one or more individuals in a known genetically related cluster. However, some individuals...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 851–872.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Value of Child- hood Body Mass Index Values for Overweight at Age 35 y. American Journal of Clinical Nutri- tion 59:810 19. Health and Retirement Study. 2004. 1992 Core File, Version 2.0 Public Use Dataset. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan [producer] with funding from the National Institute...