U.S. Teens in Our World: Understanding the Health of U.S. Youth in Comparison to Youth in Other Countries
Wednesday, January 14, 2004, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
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"U.S. Teens In Our World: Understanding the Health of U.S. Youth In Comparison to Youth in Other Countries", Mary Overpeck, Dr.P.H.
Mary Overpeck's Reference Graphs
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"Building on the HBSC: Implications for Future Research Directions", Claire Brindis, Dr. P.H.
U.S. Teen Chartbook
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- Currie C., et al (ed.). Health and Health Behaviour Among Young People. WHO Policy Series: Health Policy for Children and Adolescents, Issue 1. Available at http://www.hbsc.org .
- Millstein SG, Ozer EJ, Ozer EM, Brindis CD, Knopf DK, Irwin, CE, Jr. Research Priorities in Adolescent Health: An Analysis and Synthesis of Research Recommendations. San Francisco, CA: University of California, San Francisco. National Adolescent Health Information Center, 1999.
- National Academy of Sciences Committee on Health and Behavior. Health and Behavior: The interplay of biological, behavior, and societal influences. Washington, DC: National Academy Press; 2001. Available at http://nap.edu.
- Health Behavior in School-aged Children Web Site: http://www.hbsc.org .
- U.S. Data Files from 1997/1998 HBSC survey: www.icpsr.umich.edu.
- Bright Futures: Prevention and Health Promotion for Infants, Children, Adolescents and their Families: http://brightfutures.aap.org.
- Body mass index and overweight in adolescents in 13 European countries, Israel, and the United States (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Jan;158(1):27-33.).
Selected articles using U.S. HBSC data:
- Nansel TR, Overpeck MD, Ruan WJ, Haynie DL, Scheidt PC. Relationships between bullying and violence among US youth. Arch Pediatr Adoesc Med. 2003;157:348-353.
- Nansel TR, Overpeck M, Pilla RS, Ruan WJ, Simons-Morton BG. Bullying behaviors among the U.S. youth: Prevalence and association with psychosical adjustment. JAMA 2001; 285(16):2094-2100.
- Yu SM, Huang ZJ, Schwalberg RH, Overpeck M, Kogan MD. Association of language spoken in the home with health and school issues among U.S. Asian adolescents. J School Health 2002;72:192–198.
- Yu SM, Huang ZJ, Schwalberg RH, Overpeck M, Kogan MD. Acculturation and the health and well-being of U.S. immigrant adolescents. J Adolescent Health (in press).
- Pickett W, Schmid H, Boyce WF, Simpson K, Scheidt PC, Mazur J, Molcho, M, King MA, Godeau E, Overpeck MD, Aszmann A, Szabo M, Harel. Multiple risk behavior and injury: an international analysis of young people. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2002;156:786-793.
- Lissau I, Overpeck M, Ruan J, et al. Body Mass Index and Overweight in Adolescents in 13 European Countries, Israel, and the United States. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004;158:27-33.