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  • division of adolescent
  • But nicotine's ability to suppress the appetite may not be the only reason teenagers are more likely to smoke after they start dieting, said S. Bryn Austin, Sc.D., an assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of adolescent medicine at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School. (psychcentral.com)
  • researchers
  • Browse 114 concepts used in the study of religion, review how survey researchers measured them in the past, and quickly compare the results of more than 7,600 survey questions. (thearda.com)
  • To come to this conclusion, the researchers analyzed the survey responses of 15,197 individuals between the ages of 18 and 28. (inverse.com)
  • Friends have been thought to influence just about everything a teen does, and now a new study by researchers at RTI International finds they may also affect teens' weight. (innovations-report.com)
  • UF researchers included the answers of adolescents who said they were trying to lose weight and divided the group into four units: non-dieters, new dieters, former dieters and consistent dieters, who said they were dieting both times they were surveyed. (psychcentral.com)
  • Faith Communities Today , powered by a consortium of researchers and scholars representing more than 25 faith communities and institutions, develops common survey instruments to successfully elicit key information across faith, ethnic and cultural traditions. (religioninsights.org)
  • characteristics
  • In Study 1, racial differences in teen fathers' demographic characteristics over the life course were explored. (unc.edu)
  • The study, published in the September issue of Journal of Health Economics found that friends' weight is correlated with an adolescent's own weight even after considering demographics, smoking status, birth weight, and household characteristics such as parental obesity. (innovations-report.com)
  • Specifically, we examine five potential domains of influence: reproductive health knowledge and sex education, parent-teenager interactions, opportunity costs and barriers, partner and relationship characteristics, and individual and family background factors. (guttmacher.org)
  • teenage
  • The just-released Commonwealth Fund Survey of the Health of Adolescent Girls explores the current state of girls' health and the challenges they face navigating the turbulent teenage years. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • As for teenage fathers, they may have unrecognized psychological problems, according to a study carried out by Dr. Quinlivan and her team in Melbourne. (psychcentral.com)
  • For teenage girls, initiating a diet is linked to almost double the odds of beginning smoking, a new study has found. (psychcentral.com)
  • Waves
  • Still, the number of children smoking in the United States has dropped in the 10 years since the first two waves of the survey were completed. (psychcentral.com)
  • 2000
  • Specimens will be tested for four STIs in Survey 2000: Chlamydia trachomatis (Ct), Neissera gonorrhea (GC), Trichomonas vaginalis (Tv), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). (washington.edu)
  • Gonorrhea and chlamydia are reportable, and their prevalence is estimated to peak during the age range of the Survey 2000 sample. (washington.edu)
  • The size of the Survey 2000 sample (N=19,500) will make it possible to estimate prevalence of each of these STIs for detailed race, sex, region, and other subgroups for the first time. (washington.edu)
  • demographic
  • I show, using longitudinal datasets, that both measures are predictive of educational degree attainment, independent of measured cognitive ability and other demographic factors. (nlsinfo.org)
  • differences
  • To the extent that effort on surveys and tests reflects noncognitive skills, presumed international differences in cognitive ability (as measured by standardized tests) might in fact be driven by differences in noncognitive ability. (nlsinfo.org)
  • Many of these differences continue to be statistically significant even after we control for family income experienced as an adolescent. (nlsinfo.org)
  • A new study released earlier this month in the journal Depression Research and Treatment contributes to mounting evidence against the "no differences" thesis about the children of same-sex households, mere months after media sources prematurely -and mistakenly -proclaimed the science settled. (thepublicdiscourse.com)
  • depression
  • Dr. Diane Merritt of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis says that screening for symptoms of depression or distress should be part of normal health screening for all teenagers. (psychcentral.com)
  • Further work based on the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth looked at depression in later life. (psychcentral.com)
  • The study of nearly 16,000 teenagers in grades 7 to 12 found that adolescents with bedtimes set at midnight or later were 24 percent more likely to suffer from depression than those with bedtimes of 10 p.m. or earlier. (healthcanal.com)
  • Depression and poor sleep often go hand in hand, but sleep difficulties are usually seen as a symptom of depression, not a cause, says James Gangwisch, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and lead investigator of the new study. (healthcanal.com)
  • Together with smaller studies that have shown sleep deprivation alters mood in teenagers, our finding is strong evidence that inadequate sleep plays a role in causing depression. (healthcanal.com)
  • research
  • Prior research suggests that there is a positive relationship between an adolescent's participation in structured extracurricular activities and well-being in a variety of domains, and some research indicates that these relationships may be dependent on the type of activities in which adolescents participate. (ed.gov)
  • Thus we suggest survey effort as a proxy measure of student skills, for use in program evaluations and public policy research. (nlsinfo.org)
  • This has been especially true in survey-based research. (springer.com)
  • Research has also indicated that peers may help adolescents to lose weight," Trogdon said. (innovations-report.com)
  • Our more than 3,800 professionals provide research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy, and the environment. (innovations-report.com)
  • The University of Florida research is found in the American Journal of Health Promotion . (psychcentral.com)
  • The Hartford Institute for Religion Research conducts research on a wide variety of religion topics, including studies on youth and religion . (religioninsights.org)
  • sexual and re
  • It violates the rights of girls, with life-threatening consequences in terms of sexual and reproductive health, and poses high development costs for communities, particularly in perpetuating the cycle of poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • This approach should include "providing age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education for all young people, investing in girls' education, preventing child marriage, sexual violence and coercion, building gender-equitable societies by empowering girls and engaging men and boys and ensuring adolescents' access to sexual and reproductive health information as well as services that welcome them and facilitate their choices. (wikipedia.org)
  • delinquency
  • The current study also did not reveal any moderating effects of gender, SES, and religiosity on the association between maltreatment and violent delinquency. (ed.gov)
  • disparities
  • However, no prior study has assessed racial disparities in exposure to the death of multiple family members over the life course. (pnas.org)
  • The primary objective of our study was to evaluate the impact of social disparities on the health of youth. (dovepress.com)
  • Social disparities had an independent effect on self-rated health, and, in a fully adjusted model, disparities in health care access and food insecurity remained significant. (dovepress.com)
  • Context
  • The social determinants of health, which are defined as "the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age", 3 focus on the social context that affect health and pathways in which social conditions translate to health effects. (dovepress.com)
  • social
  • The results should assist health and social service providers, educators, and others in taking the first steps to diminish risk factors and enhance protective factors for our young people. (unc.edu)
  • The other is the General Social Survey (GSS). (mercopress.com)
  • Univariable and multivariable regression models adjusted for sex, age, and race/ethnicity were implemented to assess the association between social problems and self-rated health. (dovepress.com)
  • The presence of even one social problem increases the risk of worsening self-rated health. (dovepress.com)
  • Therefore, in order to gain a deeper understanding of the health of youth, it is imperative to examine the social environment in which they live. (dovepress.com)
  • The National Congregations Study surveyed faith communities by identifying key people (such as clergy or congregational leaders) in U.S. faith communities and asking them about their congregations' social composition, structure, activities and programs. (religioninsights.org)
  • parental
  • The possible effect of important socio-economic family factors, such as income and parental education, were not always considered in the studies reviewed in this paper. (aifs.gov.au)