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Brian K. Kit
United States Public Health Service
52Publications
25H-index
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#1Marissa L. Zwald (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 2
#2Brian K. Kit (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 25
Last.Lara J. Akinbami (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 27
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Introduction National objectives recommend healthcare professionals provide physical activity advice. This study examined health and demographic characteristics associated with receipt of medical advice to increase physical activity among U.S. health care–utilizing adults and differences in associations by age group. Methods Analyses included 8,410 health care–utilizing adults aged ≥20 years from the 2013–2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (analyzed in 2018). Logistic regress...
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#1Craig M. Hales (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 17
#2Brian K. Kit (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 25
Last.Cynthia L. Ogden (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 63
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Importance Access to appropriate prescription medications, use of inappropriate or ineffective treatments, and adverse drug events are public health concerns among US children and adolescents. Objective To evaluate trends in use of prescription medications among US children and adolescents. Design, Setting, and Participants US children and adolescents aged 0 to 19 years in the 1999-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)—serial cross-sectional, nationally representative su...
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#1Katherine M. Flegal (Stanford University)H-Index: 4
#2Brian K. Kit (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 25
Last.Barry I. GraubardH-Index: 76
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#1Yechiam Ostchega (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 18
#2Guangyu Zhang (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 4
Last.Tatiana Nwankwo (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 8
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#1Lara J. Akinbami (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 27
#2Lauren M. Rossen (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 14
Last.Brian K. Kit (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 25
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Abstract Purpose Racial disparities in childhood asthma prevalence increased after the 1990s. Obesity, which also varies by race/ethnicity, is an asthma risk factor but its contribution to asthma prevalence disparities is unknown. Methods We analyzed nationally representative National Health Examination and Nutrition Survey data for 2–19 year olds with logistic regression and decomposition analyses to assess the contributions of weight status to racial disparities in asthma prevalence, controlli...
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#1Brian K. Kit (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 25
#2Lara J. Akinbami (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 27
Last.Dale A. Ulrich (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 26
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Objective Gross motor development in early childhood is important in fostering greater interaction with the environment. The purpose of this study is to describe gross motor skills among US children aged 3–5 years using the Test of Gross Motor Development (TGMD-2). Methods We used 2012 NHANES National Youth Fitness Survey (NNYFS) data, which included TGMD-2 scores obtained according to an established protocol. Outcome measures included locomotor and object control raw and age-standardized scores...
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#1Duong T. Nguyen (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 1
#2Brian K. Kit (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 25
Last.Lara J. Akinbami (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 27
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BACKGROUND High fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is an indicator of poor asthma control and has been proposed as a non-invasive assessment tool to guide asthma management. OBJECTIVE We aimed to describe the prevalence of and factors associated with high FeNO among US youth with asthma. METHODS Data from 716 children and adolescents with asthma ages 6-19 years who participated in the 2007-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey were analyzed. Using American Thoracic Society gu...
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#1Lara J. Akinbami (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 27
#2Brian K. Kit (USPHS: United States Public Health Service)H-Index: 25
Last.Cynthia L. Ogden (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 63
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The surveillance of children’s growth reflects a population’s nutritional status and risk for adverse outcomes. This study aimed to describe trends in length-for-age, weight-for-age, weight-for-length, and early childhood weight gain among US children aged 6 to 23 months. METHODS: We analyzed NHANES data from 1976–1980, 1988–1994, 1999–2002, 2003–2006, 2007–2010, and 2011–2014. We estimated z scores RESULTS: In 2011–2014, the prevalence of low and high length-for-age w...
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#1Kirsten A. Herrick (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 9
#2Lauren M. Rossen (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 14
Last.Cynthia L. Ogden (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)H-Index: 63
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