Health Status of Adolescents

The 4P Framework: A principled approach for engaging youth in risk reduction and resilience  ResiliencebyDesign Research Innovation Lab, August 7, 2019

Adaptive adolescent flexibility: Neurodevelopment of decision-making and learning in a risky context  E.M. McCormick & E.H. Telzer, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, March 2017

Adolescent expectations of early death predict adult risk behaviors  Q.C. Nguyen et al., PLoS One, August 2012

Adolescent fatigue: Is intravenous iron a better solution?  M. Auerbach & R. Derman, American Journal of Hematology, October 2016

Adolescent propensity to engage in health risky behaviors: The role of individual resilience  M.M. Ali et al., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, May 2010

Adolescent risk behaviors and use of electronic vapor products and cigarettes  Z. Demissie et al., Pediatrics, February 2017

Adolescent risk taking under stressed and nonstressed conditions: Conservative, calculating, and impulsive types  S.B. Johnson et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2012

Adolescents' daily activities and the restorative niches that support them  J.J. Roe & P.A. Aspinall, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, September 2012

Adolescents, family history, and inherited disease risk: An opportunity  P.M. Boone, Pediatrics, August 2016

Americans sitting more than ever, and tech is to blame  D. Thompson, HealthDay News, April 23, 2019

Anthropometric reference data for children and adults: United States, 2011-2014  C.D. Fryar et al., Vital and Health Statistics, August 2016

Applying lessons of optimal adolescent health to improve behavioral outcomes for youth: Public information-gathering session  National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 2019

Assessing children's interpretations of the Aboriginal Children's Health and Well-Being Measure (ACHWM)  N.L. Young et al., Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, July 2015

Assessing health disparities in children using a modified housing-related socioeconomic status measure: A cross-sectional study  E. Ryu et al., BMJ Open, July 2016

Association between menarche and iron deficiency in non-anemic young women  D.L. Sekhar et al., PLoS One, May 2017

At risk of being risky: The relationship between "brain age" under emotional states and risk preference  M.D. Rudolph et al., Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, April 2017

At-school substance use as a marker for serious health risks  R.N. Dudovitz et al., Academic Pediatrics, February 2015

Awareness and trust of the FDA and CDC: Results from a national sample of US adults and adolescents  S.D. Kowitt et al., PLoS One, May 2017

Being a boy: Age 17  E. McCarthy, Washington Post, December 19, 2018

Beyond detention: A 12-year longitudinal study of positive outcomes in delinquent youth  K.M. Abram et al., JAMA Pediatrics, February 2017

Blood pressure percentile charts to identify high or low blood pressure in children  A. Banker et al., BMC Pediatrics, July 2016

CDC: Adolescent contact lens wearers employ bad hygiene habits  A. Wallace, UPI Health News, August 17, 2017

CDC National Health Report: Leading causes of morbidity and mortality and associated behavioral risk and protective factors--United States, 2005-2013  N.B. Johnson et al., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, October 31, 2014

Census tract based income level and lipid levels in urban pediatric primary care: A retrospective study  E.E. Martinez et al., BMC Pediatrics, July 2016

Characteristics associated with sleep duration, chronotype, and social jet lag in adolescents  S.K. Malone et al., Journal of School Nursing, April 2016

Characteristics of rural children admitted to pediatric hospitals  A. Peltz et al., Pediatrics, May 2016

Child abuse and physical health in adulthood  T.O. Afifi et al., Health Reports, March 2016

Childhood hypertension: An underappreciated epidemic?  K.D. Hill & J.S. Li, Pediatrics, December 2016

Childhood predictors and adult life success of adolescent delinquency abstainers  N. Mercer et al., Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, April 2016

Childhood predictors of adolescent competence and self-worth in rural youth  L. Rew et al., Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, November 2012

Childhood trauma and illicit drug use in adolescence: A population-based National Comorbidity Survey Replication-Adolescent Supplement Study  H. Carliner et al., Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, August 2016

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity rates  L. Tanner, AP News, May 21, 2019

Chronic conditions and health care needs of adolescents born at 23 to 25 weeks' gestation  A. Holsti et al., Pediatrics, February 2017

Combinations of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep: Relationships with health indicators in school-aged children and youth  T.J. Saunders et al., Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, June 2016

Comparing self and maternal reports of adolescents' general health status: Do self and proxy reports differ in their relationships with covariates?  D. Garbarski, Quality of Life Research, September 2014

Consensus statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine on the recommended amount of sleep for healthy children: Methodology and discussion  S. Paruthi et al., Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, November 2016

Could a systems approach improve adolescent and young adult health and well-being?  Special Summary, Alaska FY 2010 Title V Needs Assessment, Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health, January 2010

Cumulative risk over the early life course and its relation to academic achievement in childhood and early adolescence  L.D. Ragnarsdottir et al., Preventive Medicine, March 2017

Day-to-day inconsistency in parent knowledge: Links with youth health and parents' stress  M.A. Lippold et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, March 2015

A decade of research in Inuit children, youth, and maternal health in Canada: Areas of concentrations and scarcities  A.J. Sheppard & R. Hetherington, International Journal of Circumpolar Health, July 2012

Differences in the portrayal of health risk behaviors by Black and White characters in popular films  M.E. Ellithorpe et al., Journal of Health Communication, June 2017

Diurnal coupling between testosterone and cortisol from adolescence to older adulthood  K.P. Harden et al., Psychoneuroendocrinology, November 2016

Divided and disconnected--an examination of youths' experiences with emotional distress within the context of their everyday lives  E.K. Jenkins et al., Health & Place, September 2015

Do parents meet adolescents' monitoring standards? Examination of the impact on teen risk disclosure and behaviors if they don't  L. Cottrell et al., PLoS One, May 2015

Does screening for and intervening with multiple health compromising behaviours and mental health disorders amongst young people attending primary care improve health outcomes? A systematic review  M.J. Webb et al., BMC Family Practice, August 2016

Early adolescent affect predicts later life outcomes  J. Kansky et al., Applied Psychology. Health and Well-being, July 2016

Effect of slow wave sleep disruption on metabolic parameters in adolescents  N.D. Shaw et al., Sleep, August 2016

The effect of social rank feedback on risk taking and associated reward processes in adolescent girls  Z.A. Op de Macks et al., Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, February 2017

Estimated change in prevalence and trends of childhood blood pressure levels in the United States after application of the 2017 AAP guideline  G.M. Al Kibria et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, January 31, 2019

Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the Revised Inventory of the Dimensions of Emerging Adulthood (IDEA-R) in a sample of continuation high school students  N. Lisha et al., Evaluation & the Health Professions, June 2014

An examination of internet and land-based gambling among adolescents in three Canadian provinces: Results from the youth gambling survey (YGS)  T. Elton-Marshall et al., BMC Public Health, March 2016

Exclusive breastfeeding linked to slight decrease in adolescent LDL cholesterol  S. Harlow & L.H. Carr, 2 Minute Medicine, April 9, 2019

Executive function in children with prenatal cocaine exposure (12-15 years)  S. Minnes et al., Neurotoxicology and Teratology, October 2016

Exploring self-rated health among adolescents: A think-aloud study  J. Joffer et al., BMC Public Health, February 2016

Feasibility of hair collection for cortisol measurement in population research on adolescent health  J.L. Ford et al., Nursing Research, June 2016

Fewer teens having sex, doing drugs but more are depressed  M. Fox, NBC News, June 15, 2018

Fibroblast growth factor 23 and risk of CKD progression in children  A.A. Portale et al., Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, November 2016

Flavored tobacco product use among middle and high school students--United States, 2014-2018  K.A. Cullen et al., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, October 4, 2010

Food insecurity and rural adolescent personal health, home, and academic environments  A. Shanafelt et al., Journal of School Health, June 2016

Gambling behaviors and attitudes in adolescent high-school students: Relationships with problem-gambling severity and smoking status  A.H. Weinberger et al., Journal of Psychiatric Research, June 2015

Geography matters: State-level variation in children's oral health care access and oral health status  S.A. Fisher-Owens et al., Public Health, May 2016

Global accelerated action for the health of adolescents (AA-HA!): Guidance to support country implementation  World Health Organization, May 2017

Global risk factor rankings: The importance of age-based health loss inequities caused by alcohol and other risk factors  K.D. Shield & J. Rehm, BMC Research Notes, June 2015

Good news on headphones and hearing loss  R.C. Rabin, New York Times, July 27, 2017

Grit: A potential protective factor against substance use and other risk behaviors among Latino adolescents  L.R. Guerrero et al., Academic Pediatrics, April 2016

Health behaviors of the young adult U.S. population: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2003  M. McCracken et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, April 2007

Health correlates of insomnia symptoms and comorbid mental disorders in a nationally representative sample of US adolescents  M. Blank et al., Sleep, February 2015

Health of adolescents and young adults: Trends in achieving the 21 Critical National Health Objectives by 2010  N. Jiang et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2011

Health outcomes and the transition experience of HIV-infected adolescents after transfer to adult care in Québec, Canada  F. Kakkar et al., BMC Pediatrics, July 2016

Health-related behaviors and academic achievement among high school students—United States, 2015  C.N. Rasberry et al., CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, September 2017

Health-related quality of life and behaviors risky to health among adults aged 18-24 years in secondary or higher education—United States, 2003-2005  H.S. Zahran et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, October 2007

Health risk behaviors by length of time in the United States among high school students in five sites  S.E. Jones et al., Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, February 2016

Health status and behavioral outcomes for youth who anticipate a high likelihood of early death  I.W. Borowsky et al., Pediatrics, July 2009

Health status and residential exposure to air toxics: What are the effects on children's academic achievement?  S.E. Clark-Reyna et al., Family & Community Health, September 2016

The health status of young adults in the United States  M.J. Park et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2006

Hearing loss among U.S. adolescents is not increasing  Physician's Briefing, November 8, 2017

High blood pressure in teens tied to kidney failure in adulthood  N. Bakalar, New York Times, February 27, 2019

High peer popularity longitudinally predicts adolescent health risk behavior, or does it? An examination of linear and quadratic associations  M.J. Prinstein et al., Journal of Pediatric Psychology, October 2011

How active shooter drills can harm a child's health  L.V. Gaines, Side Effects, August 29, 2019

How does incarcerating young people affect their adult health outcomes?  E.S. Barnert et al., Pediatrics, February 2017

How many sleep diary entries are needed to reliably estimate adolescent sleep?  M.A. Short et al., Sleep, March 2017

Hypertension among youths—United States, 2001-2016  S.L. Jackson et al., CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 13, 2018

The impact of racism on child and adolescent health  M. Trent et al., Pediatrics, July 2019

The impact of school-based health centers on the health outcomes of middle school and high school students  M.A. McNall et al., American Journal of Public Health, September 2010

Individual and social determinants of multiple chronic disease behavioral risk factors among youth  A. Alamian & G. Paradis, BMC Public Health, March 2012

The influence of school-based natural mentoring relationships on school attachment and subsequent adolescent risk behaviors  D.S. Black et al., Health Education Research, October 2010

Injury-related emergency department visits by children and adolescents: United States, 2009-2010  M. Albert & L.F. McCaig, NCHS Data Brief, May 2014

Intergenerational persistence of health: Do immigrants get healthier as they remain in the U.S. for more generations?  M. Akbulut-Yuksel & A.D. Kugler, Economics and Human Biology, December 2016

It's about trust: Low-income parents' perspectives on how pediatricians can screen for social determinants of health  United Hospital Fund, June 2019

Kids are taking fewer antibiotics, more ADHD meds  R. Harris, Side Effects, May 15, 2018

Letting the good times roll: Adolescence as a period of reduced inhibition to appetitive social cues  M.T. Perino et al., Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, November 2016

Longitudinal trends in race/ethnic disparities in leading health indicators from adolescence to young adulthood  K.M. Harris et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, January 2006

Mental and physical health of children in foster care  K. Turney & C. Wildeman, Pediatrics, November 2016

Mental health benefits of outdoor adventures: Results from two pilot studies  M. Mutz & J. Müller, Journal of Adolescence, June 2016

A midcourse review of the Healthy People 2010: 21 critical health objectives for adolescents and young adults  M.J. Park et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, April 2008

Morbidity and mortality among adolescents and young adults in the United States  Fact sheet from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Morbidity, mortality up for youth with CHD presenting to ED  HealthDay News, October 5, 2018

More teens than ever aren't getting enough sleep  Science Daily, October 19, 2017

Most U.S. kids not meeting sleep, exercise and screen time targets  L. Rapaport, Reuters Health News, February 4, 2019

Multiple identification and risks: Examination of peer factors across multiracial and single-race youth  Y. Choi et al., Journal of Youth and Adolescence, July 2012

Multi-year school-based implementation and student outcomes of an evidence-based risk reduction intervention  B. Wang et al., Implementation Science, February 2017

Natural mentoring relationships and adolescent health: Evidence from a national study  D.L. DuBois & N. Silverthorn, American Journal of Public Health, March 2005

New guidelines mean almost 800,000 more U.S. kids have high blood pressure  E.J. Mundell, HealthDay News, July 12, 2018

A novel approach for measuring and communicating state health trends over time  K. Timberlake et al., Wisconsin Medical Journal, December 2015

Parents blame smartphones, tablets for teens' sleep troubles  M.E. Dallas, HealthDay News, September 28, 2018

Percentage of youth meeting federal fruit and vegetable intake recommendations, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, United States and 33 States, 2013  L.V. Moore et al., Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, April 2017

Pesticide-related hospitalizations among children and teenagers in Texas, 2004-2013  A.B. Trueblood et al., Public Health Reports, August 2016

Physical activity, sedentary behavior, cardiorespiratory fitness and metabolic syndrome in adolescents: Systematic review and meta-analysis of observational evidence  R.G. Oliveira & D.P. Guedes, PLoS One, December 2016

Positive youth, healthy adults: Does positive well-being in adolescence predict better perceived health and fewer risky health behaviors in young adulthood?  L.T. Hoyt et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, January 2012

Poverty and child development: A longitudinal study of the impact of the earned income tax credit  R. Hamad & D.H. Rehkopf, American Journal of Epidemiology, May 2016

Predictors of co-occurring risk behavior trajectories among economically disadvantaged African-American youth: Contextual and individual factors  E.M. Sterrett et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2014

Prenatal mercury exposure and offspring behaviour in childhood and adolescence  J. Golding et al., Neurotoxicology, December 2016

Prevalence of indoor tanning and association with sunburn among youth in the United States  G.P. Guy, Jr., et al., JAMA Dermatology, May 2017

Prevalence of total and untreated dental caries among youth: United States, 2015-2016  E. Fleming & J. Afful, NCHS Data Brief, April 2018

Prevention system mediation of communities that care effects on youth outcomes  E.C. Brown et al., Prevention Science, October 2014

Public Health and the Adolescent: Program from 2006 Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine  Free issue of Journal of Adolescent Health with conference presentation abstracts: Vol. 38, No. 2, February 2006

QuickStats: Percentage of children having a problem for which prescription medication has been taken regularly for ≥3 months, by age group and sex—National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2017  CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, November 9, 2018

Racism has devastating effects on children's health, pediatricians warn  W. Wan, Washington Post, August 2, 2019

Racist words and acts, like the El Paso shooting, harm children's health  A. Cunningham, Science News, August 6, 2019

Rationale, design and methods for the RIGHT Track Health Study: Pathways from childhood self-regulation to cardiovascular risk in adolescence  L. Wideman et al., BMC Public Health, June 2016

Recent increases in injury mortality among children and adolescents aged 10-19 years in the United States: 1999-2016  S.C. Curtin et al., National Vital Statistics Reports, June 1, 2018

Recommended amount of sleep for pediatric populations: A consensus statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine  S. Paruthi et al., Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, June 2016

A research review: Exploring the health of Canada's Aboriginal youth  A. Ning & K. Wilson, International Journal of Circumpolar Health, August 2012

Results from the United States of America's 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth  P.T. Katzmarzyk et al., Journal of Physical Activity & Health, November 2016

A review of similarities between domain-specific determinants of four health behaviors among adolescents  L.W.H. Peters et al., Health Education Research, April 2009

Risk behaviors and negative health outcomes for adolescents with late bedtimes  E.L. McGlinchey & A.G. Harvey, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, February 2015

Risks to health among American Indian/Alaska Native high school students in the United States  S.E. Jones et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, July 2011

School absenteeism among school-aged children with medically attended acute viral respiratory illness during three influenza seasons, 2012-2013 through 2014-2015  H.Q. McLean et al., Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, May 2017

School term vs. school holiday: Associations with children's physical activity, screen-time, diet and sleep  A.E. Staiano et al., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, August 2015

Screen time before bed can disrupt sleep and nutrition in children  S.D. Young, Consumer Affairs, December 11, 2017

Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking youth: United States, 2013-2016  D. Brody et al., NCHS Data Brief, August 2019

Self-control forecasts better psychosocial outcomes but faster epigenetic aging in low-SES youth  G.E. Miller et al., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, August 2015

Serum testosterone concentrations and urinary bisphenol A, benzophenone-3, triclosan, and paraben levels in male and female children and adolescents: NHANES 2011-2012  F. Scinicariello & M.C. Buser, Environmental Health Perspectives, December 2016

Sex and drugs decline among teens, but depression and suicidal thoughts grow  J. Hoffman, New York Times, June 14, 2018

Sleep in adolescence: Physiology, cognition and mental health  L. Tarokh et al., Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, November 2016

Sleepy U.S. teens are running on empty  S. Reinberg, HealthDay, January 25, 2018

Surveillance for violent deaths--National Violent Death Reporting System, 32 states, 2016  A. Ertl et al., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, October 4, 2019

Systematic review of the relationships between objectively measured physical activity and health indicators in school-aged children and youth  V.J. Poitras et al., Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, June 2016

Systematic review of the relationships between sleep duration and health indicators in school-aged children and youth  J.P. Chaput et al., Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, June 2016

Systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health indicators in school-aged children and youth: An update  V. Carson et al., Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, June 2016

Teens in a toxic environment: Lessons from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill  B. Gilbert, Research Counts, July 8, 2019

Teens these days: A look inside Anchorage high schools  Line One: Your Health Connection, hosted by Prentiss Pemberton, April 22, 2013

Teens with religious or spiritual upbringing may be protected from 'big 3' risks  L. Carroll, Today, September 13, 2018

Temporal relationships between napping and nocturnal sleep in healthy adolescents  K.P. Jakubowski et al., Behavioral Sleep Medicine, August 2017

Three reasons to consider later school start times  T. Costigan & T. Orleans, Culture of Health Blog, February 8, 2018

Tipping points in adolescent adjustment: Predicting social functioning from adolescents' conflict with parents and friends  K.B. Ehrlich et al., Journal of Family Psychology, October 2012

Transgender identity and experiences of violence victimization, substance use, suicide risk, and sexual risk behaviors among high school students - 19 states and large urban school districts, 2017  M.M. Johns et al., CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, January 25, 2019

Trends and characteristics in marijuana use among public school students--King County, Washington, 2004-2016  M. Ta et al., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, October 4, 2019

Trends in adolescent and young adult health in the United States  T.P. Mulye et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, July 2009

Trends in psychological symptoms among Canadian adolescents from 2002 to 2014: Gender and socioeconomic differences  G. Gariépy & F.J. Elgar, Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, December 2016

Trends in U.S. adolescents' media use, 1976-2016: The rise of digital media, the decline of TV, and the (near) demise of print  J.M. Twenge et al., Psychology of Popular Media Culture, August 2018

Understanding links between adolescent health and educational attainment  M.I. Jackson, Demography, November 2009

U.S. teens are taking fewer risks with their health, though drinking and unsafe sex are still common  K. Kaplan, Los Angeles Times, June 14, 2018

Use of sunscreen and indoor tanning devices among a nationally representative sample of high school students, 2001-2011  C.H. Basch et al., Preventing Chronic Disease, August 2014

Use of toothpaste and toothbrushing patterns among children and adolescents—United States, 2013-2016  G. Thornton-Evans et al., CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, February 1, 2019

The validity of socioeconomic status measures among adolescents based on self-reported information about parents occupations, FAS and perceived SES: Implication for health related quality of life studies  P. Svedberg et al., BMC Medical Research Methodology, April 2016

Vital signs: Estimated proportion of adult health problems attributable to adverse childhood experiences and implications for prevention--25 states, 2015-2017  M.T. Merrick et al., Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, November 8, 2019

Vitamin D status in pediatric irritable bowel syndrome  B.U. Nwosu et al., PLoS One, February 2017

Weight misperception and health risk behaviors in youth: The 2011 US YRBS  Y. Jiang et al., American Journal of Health Behavior, September 2014

Who needs more than 1,000 ppm? The epidemiology of high-risk populations  A.K. Mascarenhas, Caries Research, April 2016

The world's adolescents -- large unmet needs and growing inequalities  Science Daily, March 12, 2019

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2017  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 15, 2018

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2015  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 10, 2016

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2013  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 13, 2014

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2011  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 8, 2012

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2009  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 4, 2010

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2007  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 4, 2008