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Recent Manuscripts, October 2004 – September 2005

Bibliography of manuscripts published by CDC's Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity staff.

CDC authors are in bold type.

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CDC (Schneider DJ, May G, Carithers T, Coyle K, Potter S, Endahl J, Robin L, McKenna M, Debrot K, Seymour J).   Evaluation of a fruit and vegetable distribution program --- Mississippi, 2004–-05 school year.  MMWR 2006; 55:957–961.

Kann L, Grunbaum J, McKenna ML, Wechsler H, Galuska DA.  Competitive foods and beverages available for purchase in secondary schools--selected sites, United States, 2004.  J Sch Health  2005; 75:370–374.

Ledikwe JH,  Blanck HM,  Kettel Khan L, Serdula MK,  Seymour J, Tohill BC, Rolls BJ. Dietary energy density and nutritional quality of the diet: low energy-density diets are associated with high diet quality in adults in the United States. J Am Diet Assoc 2006; 106:1172–1180.

Martin SL, Howell T, Duan Y, Walters M.   The feasibility and utility of grocery receipt analyses for dietary assessment. Nutr J  2006; 30: 5–10.

Pena-Rosas JP, Viteri FE. Effects of routine oral iron supplementation with or without folic acid for women during pregnancy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006;  Issue 3. Art. No.: CD004736. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004736.pub2.

Sahyoun NR, Zhang XL, Serdula MK.  Barriers to the consumption of fruits and vegetables among older adults. J Nutr Elder 2005; 24:5–21.

Spencer EH, Frank E, Elon LK, Hertzberg VS, Serdula MK, Galuska DA. Predictors of nutrition counseling behaviors and attitudes in US medical students.  Am J Clin Nutr 2006; 84: 655–662.


CDC (Conrey EJ, Grummer-Strawn L, Scanlon KS, Darling N). Racial and socioeconomic disparities in breastfeeding—United States, 2004.  MMWR 2006; 55: 335–339.

Piwoz EG, Ferguson YO, Bentley ME, Corneli AL, Moses A, Nkhoma J, Tohill BC, Mtimuni B, Ahmed Y, Jamieson DJ, van der Horst C, Kazembe P,  the UNC Project BAN Study Team.  Differences between international recommendations on breastfeeding in the presence of HIV and the attitudes and counselling messages of health workers in Lilongwe, Malawi. Int Breastfeed J 2006; 1:2. 

Child Growth

Demerath EW, Schubert CM, Maynard LM, Sun SS, Chumlea WC, Pickoff A, Czerwinski SA, Towne B, Siervogel RM.   Do changes in body mass index percentile reflect changes in body composition in children? Data from the Fels Longitudinal Study. Pediatrics 2006; 117:e487–e495.

Rifas-Shiman SL,  Rich-Edwards JW, Scanlon KS, Kleinman KP, Gillman MW.   Misdiagnosis of overweight and underweight children younger than 2 years of age due to length measurement bias. MedGenMed 2005; 7:55 [e-pub].

Iron Disorders: Anemia and Hemochromatosis

Blanck HM, Cogswell ME, Gillespie C, Reyes M.  Iron supplement use and iron status among US adults: results from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.  Am J Clin Nutr  2005; 82:1024–1031.

Jasti S, Siega-Riz AM, Cogswell ME, Hartzema AG. Correction for errors in measuring adherence to prenatal multivitamin/mineral supplement use among low-income women. J Nutr 2006; 136:479–483. 

Siega-Riz AM, Hartzema AG, Turnbull C, Thorp J, McDonald T, Cogswell ME. The effects of prophylactic iron given in prenatal supplements on iron status and birth outcomes: a randomized controlled trial.  Am J Obstet Gynecol 2006; 194:512–519.

Tomashek K, Ananth C, Cogswell ME.  Risk of stillbirth in relation to maternal haemoglobin concentration during pregnancy.  Matern Child Nutr 2006; 2:19–28.

Woodruff BA,  Blanck HM, Slutsker L, Cookson ST,  Larson MK,  Duffield A,  Bhatia R.  Anaemia, iron status and vitamin A deficiency among adolescent refugees in Kenya and Nepal. Public Health Nutr 2006; 9:26–34.

Overweight and Obesity

Abid A, Galuska D, Khan LK, Gillespie C, Ford ES, Serdula MK. Are healthcare professionals advising obese patients to lose weight? A trend analysis. MedGenMed. 2005; 7:10 [e-pub].

Blanck HM, Gillespie C, Serdula MK,  Khan LK,  Galuska DA,  Ainsworth BA. Use of low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets among Americans: correlates, duration, and weight loss.  MedGenMed 2006; 8:5 [e-pub].

CDC (Desmore D, Blanck HM, Dietz WH, Galuska DA, Gillespie C, Hamre R, Khan LK, Serdula MK, Ford ES, Garvin WS, Mokdad AH).  State-specific prevalence of obesity among adults–United States, 2005.  MMWR 2006; 55:985–988.

Demerath EW, Schubert CM, Maynard LM, Sun SS, Chumlea WC, Pickoff A, Czerwinski SA, Towne B, Siervogel RM.   Do changes in body mass index percentile reflect changes in body composition in children? Data from the Fels Longitudinal Study. Pediatrics 2006; 117:e487–e495.

Dietz PM, Callaghan WM, Cogswell ME, Morrow B, Ferre C, Schieve LA. Combined effects of prepregnancy body mass index and weight gain during pregnancy on the risk of preterm delivery. Epidemiology 2006; 17:170–177.

Dietz WH.   Sugar-sweetened beverages, milk intake, and obesity in children and adolescents. J Pediatr 2006; 148:152–154.

Dietz WH.  What constitutes successful weight management in adolescents? Ann Intern Med 2006; 145:145–146.

Dietz WH.  Childhood obesity.  In: McMillan JA,  Feigin RD, DeAngelis CD,  Jones MD (eds).  Oski’s Pediatrics.  Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2006.

Freedman DS, Ogden CL, Berenson GS, Horlick M.  Body mass index and body fatness in childhood. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2005; 8:618–623.

Freedman DS, Khan LK, Serdula MK, Ogden CL, Dietz WH.  Racial and ethnic differences in secular trends for childhood BMI, weight, and height. Obesity 2006; 14: 301–308.

Jones SE, Merkle SL, Fulton JE, Wheeler LS, Maninno DM.  Relationship between asthma, overweight, and physical activity among US high school students.  J Community Health 2006; DOI: 10.1007/s10900–006–9026–4.

Kim J, Peterson KE, Scanlon KS, Fitzmaurice GM, Must A, Oken E, Rifas-Shiman SL, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW. Trends in overweight from 1980 through 2001 among preschool-aged children enrolled in a health maintenance organization (HMO). Obesity 2006; 14:1107–1112.

Kimmons JE,  Blanck HM,  Tohill BC,  Zhang J,  Khan LK.  Multivitamin use in relation to self-reported body mass index and weight loss attempts. MedGenMed 2006; 8:3 [e-pub].

Kopelman PG,  Caterson ID, Dietz WH (eds).  Clinical obesity in adults and children (2nd edition).  Blackwell Publishing, Oxford UK, 2005.

Kruger J, Blanck HM, Gillespie C.  Dietary and physical activity behaviors among adults successful at weight loss maintenance. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2006; 3:17 [e-pub].

Ledikwe JH, Blanck HM, Kettel Khan L, Serdula MK, Seymour JD, Tohill BC, Rolls BJ.  Dietary energy density is associated with energy intake and weight status in US adults. Am J Clin Nutr 2006; 83:1362–1368.

Maynard LM, Serdula MK, Galuska DA, Gillespie C, Mokdad AH. Secular trends in desired weight of adults. Int J Obes 2006; 30:1375–1381.

Mehrotra C, Serdula M, Naimi TS, Khan LK, Miller J, Dietz W. Population-based study of trends, costs, and complications of weight loss surgeries from 1990 to 2002. Obes Res 2005; 13:2029–2034.

Nader PR, O’Brien M, Houts R, Bradley R, Belsky J, Crosnoe R, Friedman S, Mei Z, Susman E. Identifying risk for obesity in early childhood. Pediatrics 2006:118:594–601.

Power ML, Cogswell ME, Schulkin J.  Obesity prevention and treatment practices of US obstetrician-gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol  2006; 108:961–968.

Sherry B.  Food behaviors and other strategies to prevent and treat pediatric overweight. Int J Obes  2005; 29:S116–126.

Thompson OM, Ballew C, Resnicow K, Gillespie C, Must A, Bandini LG, Cyr H, Dietz WH.   Dietary pattern as a predictor of change in BMI z-score among girls. Int J Obes 2006; 30:176–182.

Treuth MS, Hou N, Young DR, Maynard LM.  Accelerometry-measured activity or sedentary time and overweight in rural boys and girls. Obes Res 2005;  13:1606–1614.

Weiss EC, Galuska DA, Khan LK, Serdula MK. Weight-control practices among U.S. adults, 2001–2002. Am J Prev Med 2006;  31:18–24.

Yee SL, Williams-Piehota P, Sorensen A, Roussel A, Hershey J, Hamre R.  The nutrition and physical activity program to prevent obesity and other chronic disease: monitoring progress in funded states.  Prev Chroni Dis 2006; 3:A23 [e-pub].

Physical Activity

Bauman AE,  Nelson DE, Pratt M, Matsudo V, Schoeppe S. Dissemination of physical activity evidence, programs, policies, and surveillance in the international public health arena.  Am J Prev Med 2006; 31:S57–S65.

Brown  DW, Brown DR, Heath GW, Moriarity  DG, Balluz L, Giles WH. Relationships between engaging in recommended levels of physical activity and health-related quality of life among hypertensive adults. J Phys Act Health 2006; 3:137–147.

Brown DR.  Physical activity, sports participation, and suicidal behaviors: a literature review.  Int J  Sport Exer Psychol 2005; 3:484–500.

Bull FC, Pratt M, Shephard RJ, Lankenau B. Implementing national population based action on physical activity - challenges for action and opportunities for international collaboration. Promot Educ 2006;3:127–132.

Carlson SA,  Hootman JM,  Powell KE,  Macera CA, Heath GW, Gilchrist J,  Kimsey CD Jr, Kohl HW 3rd.   Self-reported injury and physical activity levels: United States 2000 to 2002.  Ann Epidemiol 2006; 16:712–719.

CDC (Sapkota S, Bowles HR, Ham SA, Kohl HW 3rd).   Adult participation in recommended levels of physical activity – United States, 2001 and 2003; MMWR 54:1208–1212.

CDC (Kruger J, Carlson S, Kohl H).   Trends in strength training –United States, 1998—2004.  MMWR 2006; 55:769–772.

CDC (Brener ND, Kann L, Lee S, McKenna ML, Wechsler H, Fulton JE, Galuska DA).  Secondary school health education related to nutrition and physical activity --- selected sites, United States, 2004.  MMWR 2006; 55:821–824.

Cress ME,  Buchner DM, Prohaska T, Rimmer J, Brown M, Macera C, Dipietro L, Chodzko-Zajko W.  Best practices for physical activity programs and behavior counseling in older adult populations. J Aging Phys Act 2005; 13:61–74.

Dietz WH.   Canada on the Move: a novel effort to increase physical activity among Canadians. Can J Public Health 2006; 97:S3–S4.

DeLateur BJ, Shore WS, Morozova OM, Lee JJ, Buchner DM. Relative strength predicts function even in the obese. J Am Geriatr Soc 2006;  54:1158–1159.

Fulton JE, Kohl HW 3rd.  Vigorous physical activity and risk of prostate cancer. Clin J Sport Med 2006; 16: 277–278.

Gámez R, Parra D, Pratt M, Schmid T.  Muévete Bogotá: Promoting physical activity with a network of partner companies. Promot Educ 2006; 3:55–60.

Ham SA, Epping J.   Dog walking and physical activity in the United States. Prev Chronic Dis 2006; 3:A47 [e-pub].

Ham SA, Macera CA, Lindley C.  Trends in walking for transportation in the United States, 1995 and 2001.  Prev Chronic Dis 2005; 2:A14 [e-pub].   

Heath GW, Brownson RC, Kruger J, Miles R, Powell KE, Ramsey LT and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. The effectiveness of urban design and land use and transport policies and practices to increase physical activity:  a systematic review.  J Phys Act Health 2006; 3: S55–S76.

Heitzler CD, Martin SL, Duke J, Huhman M. Correlates of physical activity in a national sample of children aged 9–13 years.  Prev Med 2006; 42:254–260.

Imperatore G, Cheng YJ, Williams DE, Fulton JE, Gregg EW.  Physical activity, cardiovascular fitness, and insulin sensitivity among U.S. adolescents:  The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2002.  Diabetes Care 2006;  29:1567–1572.

Kirsten W, Bauman A, Pratt M. Promoting physical activity globally for population health. Promot Educ 2006; 3:5–6.

Kruger J, Blanck HM, Gillespie C.  Dietary and physical activity behaviors among adults successful at weight loss maintenance. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2006; 3:17 [e-pub].

Lamarre MC, Pratt M. Physical activity and health promotion. Promot Educ 2006; 3:4–5.

Librett JJ, Yore M,  Schmid TL,  Kohl H 3rd.  Are self-reported physical activity levels associated with perceived desirability of activity-friendly communities.  Health Place 2006; Aug 24 [e-pub ahead of print].

Mampilly CM, Yore MM, Maddock JE, Nigg CR, Buchner D, Heath GW.  Prevalence of physical activity levels by ethnicity among adults in Hawaii, BRFSS 2001. Hawaii Med J 2005;  64: 270: 272–273.

Martin SL, Heath GW.   A six-step model for evaluation of community-based physical activity programs.  Prev Chronic Dis. 2006; 3:A24 [e-pub].

Prohaska T, Belansky E, Belza B, Buchner D, Marshall V, McTigue K, Santariano W, Wilcox S.  Physical activity, public health, and aging: critical issues and research priorities.  J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2006; 61:S267–273.

Reis JP, Dubose KD, Ainsworth BE, Macera CA, Yore MM.  Reliability and validity of the occupational physical activity questionnaire. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2005; 37:2075–2083.

Schmid TL, Pratt M, Witmer L. A framework for physical activity policy research.  J Phys Act Health 2006; 3:S20–S29.

Schmid TL, Librett J, Neiman A, Pratt M, Salmon A.  A framework for evaluating community based physical activity promotion programs in Latin America. Promot Edu 2006; 3:112–118.

Shih M, Hootman JM, Kruger J, Helmick CG.  Physical activity in men and women with arthritis: National Health Interview Survey, 2002.  Am J Prev Med 2006; 30:385–93.

Wilcox S, Dowda M, Griffin SF, Rheaume C, Ory MG, Leviton L, King AC, Dunn A, Buchner DM, Bazzarre T, Estabrooks PA, Campbell-Voytal K, Bartlett-Prescott J, Dowdy D, Castro CM, Carpenter RA, Dzewaltowski DA, Mockenhaupt R. Results of the first year of active for life: translation of 2 evidence-based physical activity programs for older adults into community settings. Am J Public Health 2006; 96:1201–1209.

Yore MM, Bowles HR, Ainsworth BE, Macera CA,  Kohl HW 3rd. Single versus multiple-item questions on occupational physical activity.  J Phys Act Health 2006; 1: 102–111.

Zlot, A,  Librett J, Buchner D,  Schmid T. Environmental, transportation, social and time barriers to physical activity. J Phys Act Health 2006, 1:15–21.


Besculides M, Hesketh H, Farris R, Will J.  Best practices evaluation using a mixed-methods approach: lessons from selected WISEWOMAN projects. Prev Chronic Dis 2006; A07 [e-pub].

Finkelstein EA, Khavjou O, Will JC.  Cost-effectiveness of WISEWOMAN, a program aimed at reducing heart disease among low-income women.  J Womens Health 2006; 15:379–389.

Gregory Mercado KY, Staten LK, Ranger-Moore J, Thomson CA, Will JC, Ford ES, Guillen J, Larkey LK, Guiliano AR, Marshall J.  Fruit and vegetable consumption of older Mexican American women is associated with their acculturation level.  Ethn Dis 2006; 16:89–95.

Mobley LR, Root ED, Finkelstein EA, Khavjou O, Farris RP, Will JC.  Environment, obesity, and cardiovascular risk in low-income women.  Am J Prev Med 2006; 30:327–332.

Other Topics

Bazzano LA,  Serdula M,  Liu S.  Prevention of type 2 diabetes by diet and lifestyle modification.  J Am Coll Nutr 2005; 24:310–319.

CDC (Williams W, Guarisco J, Guillot K, Wales J, Revels C, Barre G, Stevens K, Ratard R, Straif-Bourgeois S, Sokel T, Brown C, Gershman M, Grant J, Kazerounie N, Mirchandi G, Novak R, Parker A, Riggs M, Sharma A, Sosa L, Sumner A, Tabak C, Vranken P, Weiss E, Bossarte R,  Russell S).  Surveillance for illness and injury after Hurricane Katrina — New Orleans, Louisiana, September 8–25, 2005. MMWR 54; 1018–1021.

CDC (Suchdev PS, Chapman AS, Rogers N, Guerra F, Plontinsky RN, Jhung M, Miller E). Rapid assessment of health needs and resettlement plans among hurricane Katrina evacuees – San Antonio, Texas, September 2005. MMWR 2006; 55:242–244.

Dannenberg  AL, Bhatia R, Cole BL, Dora C,  Fielding J,  Kraft K, McClymont-Peace D,  Mindell J, Onyekere C,  Roberts JA,  Ross CL, Rutt C, Scott-Samual A, Tilson HH.  Growing the field of health impact assessment in the United States: research needs and next steps.  Am J Public Health 2006;  96, 262–270.

Gray SL, LaCroix AZ, Hanlon JT, Penninx BW, Blough DK, Leveille SG, Artz MB, Guralnik JM, Buchner DM.  Benzodiazepine use and physical disability in community-dwelling older adults.  J Am Geriatr Soc 2006; 54:224–230.

Jack L Jr, Mukhtar Q, Martin M, Rivera M, Lavinghouze SR, Jernigan J, Siegel PZ, Heath G, Murphy D.  Program evaluation and chronic diseases: methods, approaches, and implications for public health. Prev Chronic Dis 2006; 3:A02 [e-pub].

Kaiser R, Woodruff BA, Bilukha O, Spiegel PB, Salama P.  Using design effects from previous cluster surveys to guide sample size calculation in emergency settings.  Disasters 2006; 30:199–211.

Mensah GA, Dietz WH, Harris VB, Henson R, Labarthe DR, Vinicor F, Wechsler H.  Prevention and control of coronary heart disease and stroke--nomenclature for prevention approaches in public health: a statement for public health practice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2005; 29:152–157.

Mobley LR, Hoerger TJ, Wittenborn JS, Galuska DA, Rao JK.  Cost-effectiveness of osteoporosis screening and treatment with hormone replacement therapy, raloxifene, or alendronate. Med Decis Making 2006; 26:194–206.

Otvos JD, Collins D, Freedman DS, Shalaurova I, Schaefer EJ, McNamara JR, Bloomfield HE, Robins SJ.  Low-density lipoprotein and high-density lipoprotein particle subclasses predict coronary events and are favorably changed by gemfibrozil therapy in the Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Intervention Trial. Circulation 2006; 113: 1556–1563.

Sapkota S, Kohl HW 3rd, Gilchrist J, McAuliffe J, Parks B, England B, Flood T, Sewell CM, Perrotta D, Escobedo M, Stern CE, Zane D, Nolte KB. Unauthorized border crossings and migrant deaths: Arizona, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas, 2002–2003.  Am J Public Health 2006; 96:1282–1287.

Woodruff BA.  Interpreting mortality data in humanitarian emergencies. Lancet  2006; 367:9–10.

Yee SL, Williams-Piehota P, Sorensen A, Roussel A, Hershey J, Hamre R.  The nutrition and physical activity program to prevent obesity and other chronic disease: monitoring progress in funded states.  Prev Chroni Dis 2006; 3:A23 [e-pub].

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