Youfa Wang, Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
2001 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 
Area:
Nutrition, Public Health

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2016 Lim H, Kim J, Wang Y, Min J, Carvajal NA, Lloyd CW. Child health promotion program in South Korea in collaboration with US National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Improvement in dietary and nutrition knowledge of young children. Nutrition Research and Practice. 10: 555-562. PMID 27698964 DOI: 10.4162/nrp.2016.10.5.555  0.52
2016 Li J, Liu H, Beaty TH, Chen H, Caballero B, Wang Y. Heritability of Children's Dietary Intakes: A Population-Based Twin Study in China. Twin Research and Human Genetics : the Official Journal of the International Society For Twin Studies. 1-13. PMID 27524290 DOI: 10.1017/thg.2016.61  0.52
2015 Xu F, Ware RS, Leslie E, Tse LA, Wang Z, Li J, Wang Y. Effectiveness of a Randomized Controlled Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Obesity among Chinese Primary School Students: CLICK-Obesity Study. Plos One. 10: e0141421. PMID 26510135 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141421  0.52
2015 Yang HY, Chen HJ, Marsteller JA, Liang L, Shi L, Wang Y. Patient-health care professional gender or race/ethnicity concordance and its association with weight-related advice in the United States. Patient Education and Counseling. PMID 26349935 DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2015.08.030  0.52
2015 Zhang J, Wang H, Wang Y, Xue H, Wang Z, Du W, Su C, Zhang J, Jiang H, Zhai F, Zhang B. Dietary patterns and their associations with childhood obesity in China. The British Journal of Nutrition. 113: 1978-84. PMID 25944159 DOI: 10.1017/S0007114515001154  0.48
2015 Li J, Shi J, Huang W, Sun J, Wu Y, Duan Q, Luo J, Lange LA, Gordon-Larsen P, Zheng SL, Yuan W, Wang Y, Popkin BM, Mo Z, Xu J, et al. Variant Near FGF5 Has Stronger Effects on Blood Pressure in Chinese With a Higher Body Mass Index. American Journal of Hypertension. 28: 1031-7. PMID 25618516 DOI: 10.1093/ajh/hpu263  0.52
2014 Wang L, Slawson DL, Relyea G, Southerland JL, Wang Y. Prevalence of and risk factors for adolescent obesity in Southern Appalachia, 2012. Preventing Chronic Disease. 11: E222. PMID 25523353 DOI: 10.5888/pcd11.140348  0.52
2014 Wang Y, Xue H, Chen HJ, Igusa T. Examining social norm impacts on obesity and eating behaviors among US school children based on agent-based model. Bmc Public Health. 14: 923. PMID 25194699 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-923  0.52
2014 Zhang Q, Lamichhane R, Chen HJ, Xue H, Wang Y. Does child-parent resemblance in body weight status vary by sociodemographic factors in the USA? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 68: 1034-42. PMID 25059731 DOI: 10.1136/jech-2013-203476  0.52
2014 Beydoun MA, Beydoun HA, Gamaldo AA, Teel A, Zonderman AB, Wang Y. Epidemiologic studies of modifiable factors associated with cognition and dementia: systematic review and meta-analysis. Bmc Public Health. 14: 643. PMID 24962204 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-643  0.52
2014 Xu F, Wang X, Ware RS, Tse LA, Wang Z, Hong X, Chan EY, Li J, Wang Y. A school-based comprehensive lifestyle intervention among Chinese kids against Obesity (CLICK-Obesity) in Nanjing City, China: the baseline data. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 23: 48-54. PMID 24561972 DOI: 10.6133/apjcn.2014.23.1.04  0.52
2014 Cai L, Wu Y, Wilson RF, Segal JB, Kim MT, Wang Y. Effect of childhood obesity prevention programs on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Circulation. 129: 1832-9. PMID 24552832 DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.005666  0.52
2014 Xu F, Ware RS, Tse LA, Wang Y, Wang Z, Hong X, Chan EY, Dunstan DW, Owen N. Joint associations of physical activity and hypertension with the development of type 2 diabetes among urban men and women in Mainland China. Plos One. 9: e88719. PMID 24551143 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088719  0.52
2014 Tuan NT, Wang Y. Adiposity assessments: agreement between dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and anthropometric measures in U.S. children. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 22: 1495-504. PMID 24415710 DOI: 10.1002/oby.20689  0.52
2013 Isgor Z, Powell LM, Wang Y. Multivariable analysis of the association between fathers' and youths' physical activity in the United States. Bmc Public Health. 13: 1075. PMID 24228687 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1075  0.52
2013 Ip EH, Rahmandad H, Shoham DA, Hammond R, Huang TT, Wang Y, Mabry PL. Reconciling statistical and systems science approaches to public health. Health Education & Behavior : the Official Publication of the Society For Public Health Education. 40: 123S-31S. PMID 24084395 DOI: 10.1177/1090198113493911  0.52
2013 Poddar KH, Ames M, Hsin-Jen C, Feeney MJ, Wang Y, Cheskin LJ. Positive effect of mushrooms substituted for meat on body weight, body composition, and health parameters. A 1-year randomized clinical trial. Appetite. 71: 379-87. PMID 24056209 DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2013.09.008  0.52
2013 Park S, Choi BY, Wang Y, Colantuoni E, Gittelsohn J. School and neighborhood nutrition environment and their association with students' nutrition behaviors and weight status in Seoul, South Korea. The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society For Adolescent Medicine. 53: 655-662.e12. PMID 23891243 DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.06.002  0.52
2012 Tuan NT, Butte NF, Wang Y. Demographic and socioeconomic correlates of adiposity assessed with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in US children and adolescents. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 96: 1104-12. PMID 23034959 DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.111.019232  0.52
2012 Wang Y, Baker JL, Hill JO, Dietz WH. Controversies regarding reported trends: has the obesity epidemic leveled off in the United States? Advances in Nutrition (Bethesda, Md.). 3: 751-2. PMID 22983865 DOI: 10.3945/an.112.002790  0.52
2012 Powell LM, Wada R, Krauss RC, Wang Y. Ethnic disparities in adolescent body mass index in the United States: the role of parental socioeconomic status and economic contextual factors. Social Science & Medicine (1982). 75: 469-76. PMID 22607746 DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.03.019  0.52
2012 Xu F, Ware RS, Tse LA, Wang Z, Hong X, Song A, Li J, Wang Y. A school-based comprehensive lifestyle intervention among chinese kids against obesity (CLICK-Obesity): rationale, design and methodology of a randomized controlled trial in Nanjing city, China. Bmc Public Health. 12: 316. PMID 22545755 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-316  0.52
2012 Chen X, Jahns L, Gittelsohn J, Wang Y. Who is missing the message? Targeting strategies to increase food label use among US adults. Public Health Nutrition. 15: 760-72. PMID 21899793 DOI: 10.1017/S1368980011002242  0.52
2011 Zhang Q, Chen Z, Diawara N, Wang Y. Prices of unhealthy foods, Food Stamp Program participation, and body weight status among U.S. low-income women. Journal of Family and Economic Issues. 32: 245-256. PMID 25177147 DOI: 10.1007/s10834-010-9228-x  0.52
2011 Beydoun MA, Shroff MR, Chen X, Beydoun HA, Wang Y, Zonderman AB. Serum antioxidant status is associated with metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults in recent national surveys. The Journal of Nutrition. 141: 903-13. PMID 21451127 DOI: 10.3945/jn.110.136580  0.52
2011 Beydoun MA, Powell LM, Chen X, Wang Y. Food prices are associated with dietary quality, fast food consumption, and body mass index among U.S. children and adolescents. The Journal of Nutrition. 141: 304-11. PMID 21178080 DOI: 10.3945/jn.110.132613  0.52
2011 Beydoun MA, Kuczmarski MT, Wang Y, Mason MA, Evans MK, Zonderman AB. Receiver-operating characteristics of adiposity for metabolic syndrome: the Healthy Aging in Neighborhoods of Diversity across the Life Span (HANDLS) study. Public Health Nutrition. 14: 77-92. PMID 20854721 DOI: 10.1017/S1368980010002648  0.52
2011 Tao Y, Li J, Lo YM, Tang Q, Wang Y. Food nutrition labelling practice in China. Public Health Nutrition. 14: 542-50. PMID 20815973 DOI: 10.1017/S1368980010002065  0.52
2011 Beydoun MA, Wang Y. Socio-demographic disparities in distribution shifts over time in various adiposity measures among American children and adolescents: What changes in prevalence rates could not reveal. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity : Ijpo : An Official Journal of the International Association For the Study of Obesity. 6: 21-35. PMID 20722473 DOI: 10.3109/17477166.2010.488693  0.52
2010 Wang Y, Jahns L, Tussing-Humphreys L, Xie B, Rockett H, Liang H, Johnson L. Dietary intake patterns of low-income urban african-american adolescents. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 110: 1340-5. PMID 20800126 DOI: 10.1016/j.jada.2010.06.005  0.52
2010 Shan XY, Xi B, Cheng H, Hou DQ, Wang Y, Mi J. Prevalence and behavioral risk factors of overweight and obesity among children aged 2-18 in Beijing, China. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity : Ijpo : An Official Journal of the International Association For the Study of Obesity. 5: 383-9. PMID 20233154 DOI: 10.3109/17477160903572001  0.52
2010 Wang Y, Beydoun MA, Caballero B, Gary TL, Lawrence R. Trends and correlates in meat consumption patterns in the US adult population. Public Health Nutrition. 13: 1333-45. PMID 20188005 DOI: 10.1017/S1368980010000224  0.52
2010 Beydoun MA, Wang Y. Pathways linking socioeconomic status to obesity through depression and lifestyle factors among young US adults. Journal of Affective Disorders. 123: 52-63. PMID 19853306 DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2009.09.021  0.52
2009 Powell LM, Zhao Z, Wang Y. Food prices and fruit and vegetable consumption among young American adults. Health & Place. 15: 1064-70. PMID 19523869 DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2009.05.002  0.52
2009 Nettleton JA, Rock CL, Wang Y, Jenny NS, Jacobs DR. Associations between dietary macronutrient intake and plasma lipids demonstrate criterion performance of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) food-frequency questionnaire. The British Journal of Nutrition. 102: 1220-7. PMID 19454126 DOI: 10.1017/S0007114509382161  0.52
2009 Beydoun MA, Wang Y. Parent-child dietary intake resemblance in the United States: evidence from a large representative survey. Social Science & Medicine (1982). 68: 2137-44. PMID 19375837 DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.03.029  0.52
2009 Nettleton JA, Lutsey PL, Wang Y, Lima JA, Michos ED, Jacobs DR. Diet soda intake and risk of incident metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Diabetes Care. 32: 688-94. PMID 19151203 DOI: 10.2337/dc08-1799  0.52
2009 Beydoun MA, Wang Y. Gender-ethnic disparity in BMI and waist circumference distribution shifts in US adults. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 17: 169-76. PMID 19107129 DOI: 10.1038/oby.2008.492  0.52
2009 Wang Y, Li J, Caballero B. Resemblance in dietary intakes between urban low-income African-American adolescents and their mothers: the healthy eating and active lifestyles from school to home for kids study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 109: 52-63. PMID 19103323 DOI: 10.1016/j.jada.2008.10.009  0.52
2009 Beydoun MA, Powell LM, Wang Y. Reduced away-from-home food expenditure and better nutrition knowledge and belief can improve quality of dietary intake among US adults. Public Health Nutrition. 12: 369-81. PMID 18426638 DOI: 10.1017/S1368980008002140  0.52
2008 Beydoun MA, Lhotsky A, Wang Y, Dal Forno G, An Y, Metter EJ, Ferrucci L, O'Brien R, Zonderman AB. Association of adiposity status and changes in early to mid-adulthood with incidence of Alzheimer's disease. American Journal of Epidemiology. 168: 1179-89. PMID 18835864 DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwn229  0.52
2008 Wang Y, Beydoun MA, Liang L, Caballero B, Kumanyika SK. Will all Americans become overweight or obese? estimating the progression and cost of the US obesity epidemic. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 16: 2323-30. PMID 18719634 DOI: 10.1038/oby.2008.351  0.52
2008 Beydoun MA, Gary TL, Caballero BH, Lawrence RS, Cheskin LJ, Wang Y. Ethnic differences in dairy and related nutrient consumption among US adults and their association with obesity, central obesity, and the metabolic syndrome. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 87: 1914-25. PMID 18541585  0.52
2008 Beydoun MA, Powell LM, Wang Y. The association of fast food, fruit and vegetable prices with dietary intakes among US adults: is there modification by family income? Social Science & Medicine (1982). 66: 2218-29. PMID 18313824 DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.01.018  0.52
2008 Chen X, Beydoun MA, Wang Y. Is sleep duration associated with childhood obesity? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 16: 265-74. PMID 18239632 DOI: 10.1038/oby.2007.63  0.52
2008 Beydoun MA, Wang Y. Do nutrition knowledge and beliefs modify the association of socio-economic factors and diet quality among US adults? Preventive Medicine. 46: 145-53. PMID 17698186 DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2007.06.016  0.52
2007 Liang H, Chen D, Wang Y, Rimmer JH, Braunschweig CL. Different risk factor patterns for metabolic syndrome in men with spinal cord injury compared with able-bodied men despite similar prevalence rates. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 88: 1198-204. PMID 17826468 DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.05.023  0.52
2007 Wang Y, Beydoun MA. The obesity epidemic in the United States--gender, age, socioeconomic, racial/ethnic, and geographic characteristics: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis. Epidemiologic Reviews. 29: 6-28. PMID 17510091 DOI: 10.1093/epirev/mxm007  0.52
2003 Wang Y, Ge K, Popkin BM. Why do some overweight children remain overweight, whereas others do not? Public Health Nutrition. 6: 549-58. PMID 14690036 DOI: 10.1079/PHN2003470  0.52
2002 Wang Y. Is obesity associated with early sexual maturation? A comparison of the association in American boys versus girls Pediatrics. 110: 903-910. PMID 12415028 DOI: 10.1542/peds.110.5.903  0.52
2002 Wang Y, Monteiro C, Popkin BM. Trends of obesity and underweight in older children and adolescents in the United States, Brazil, China, and Russia. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 75: 971-7. PMID 12036801  0.52
2002 Wang Y, Bentley ME, Zhai F, Popkin BM. Tracking of dietary intake patterns of Chinese from childhood to adolescence over a six-year follow-up period. The Journal of Nutrition. 132: 430-8. PMID 11880567  0.52
2000 Stookey JD, Wang Y, Ge K, Lin H, Popkin BM. Measuring diet quality in china: the INFH-UNC-CH diet quality index. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 54: 811-21. PMID 11114674  0.52
2000 Wang Y, Ge K, Popkin BM. Tracking of body mass index from childhood to adolescence: a 6-y follow-up study in China. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 72: 1018-24. PMID 11010946  0.52
2000 Du S, Zhai F, Wang Y, Popkin BM. Current methods for estimating dietary iron bioavailability do not work in China. The Journal of Nutrition. 130: 193-8. PMID 10720169  0.52
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