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Grant Number: 5R01CA157565-03 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Scribner, Richard
Organization: Lsu Health Sciences Center
Project Title: Community Influences on Nhanes Diet and Physical Activity
Fiscal Year: 2013


DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This new R01 application is submitted in response to PA-08-192 Geographic and Contextual Influences on Energy Balance-Related Health Behaviors. The project proposes multilevel, longitudinal evaluation of obesity related contexts and resulting outcomes (i.e., obesity related behaviors) and impacts (i.e., obesity related endpoints) using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Study (NHANES). The National Center for Health Statistics has recently made available for analysis the georeferenced NHANES to approved researchers. As approved research, the project is organized around characterizing the various food and physical activity environments at the neighborhood and community levels for Continuous NHANES participants in the five surveys conducted and available since 1999 (i.e., NHANES 1999-2000, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008). By locating NHANES survey respondents within their respective neighborhoods (e.g., census tracts) and political jurisdictions (e.g., census place) and characterizing these locations in terms of the food and physical activity environments the many strengths of the NHANES can be brought to bear to evaluate a number of outstanding issues in the obesity literature.


Exploring racial disparity in obesity: A mediation analysis considering geo-coded environmental factors.
Authors: Yu Q. , Scribner R.A. , Leonardi C. , Zhang L. , Park C. , Chen L. , Simonsen N.R. .
Source: Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology, 2017 Jun; 21, p. 13-23.
EPub date: 2017-02-17.
PMID: 28552184
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Commentary on Halonen et al. (2013): exposure to alcohol outlets and alcohol consumption-back to square one?
Authors: Scribner R. .
Source: Addiction (Abingdon, England), 2013 Feb; 108(2), p. 329-30.
PMID: 23331882
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The neighborhood alcohol environment and at-risk drinking among African-Americans.
Authors: Theall K.P. , Lancaster B.P. , Lynch S. , Haines R.T. , Scribner S. , Scribner R. , Kishore V. .
Source: Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research, 2011 May; 35(5), p. 996-1003.
EPub date: 2011-02-15.
PMID: 21323681
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Misspecification of the effect of race in fixed effects models of health inequalities.
Authors: Scribner R.A. , Theall K.P. , Simonsen N.R. , Mason K.E. , Yu Q. .
Source: Social science & medicine (1982), 2009 Dec; 69(11), p. 1584-91.
EPub date: 2009-10-01.
PMID: 19800158
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Ecosystem Modeling of College Drinking: Parameter Estimation and Comparing Models to Data.
Authors: Ackleh A.S. , Fitzpatrick B.G. , Scribner R. , Simonsen N. , Thibodeaux J.J. .
Source: Mathematical and computer modelling, 2009-08-01; 50(3-4), p. 481-497.
PMID: 20161275
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Multilevel spatio-temporal dual changepoint models for relating alcohol outlet destruction and changes in neighbourhood rates of assaultive violence.
Authors: Yu Q. , Scribner R. , Carlin B. , Theall K. , Simonsen N. , Ghosh-Dastidar B. , Cohen D. , Mason K. .
Source: Geospatial health, 2008 May; 2(2), p. 161-72.
PMID: 18686265
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Geospatial methods for identification of core groups for HIV/AIDS.
Authors: Scribner R.A. , Johnson S.A. , Cohen D.A. , Robinson W. , Farley T.A. , Gruenewald P. .
Source: Substance use & misuse, 2008; 43(2), p. 203-21.
PMID: 18205088
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