Dharod, Jigna

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Liberians living in the U.S.: an examination of post-resettlement food insecurity and associated factors 2012 1589 Objectives: To examine post-resettlement food insecurity rate and its relationship with socio-demographic and pre-resettlement characteristics among Liberian households; and assess differences in the amount of money spent on food per month by househo...
A community-based participatory research approach to implementing a farmers' market targeting WIC farmers' market nutrition program participants 2014 2288 The present study planned and implemented a new farmers' market, the Catawba County Public Health Farmers' Market (CCPH FM) at the local WIC office in Catawba County, North Carolina, of which Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants,...
Food receipts analyses: examining food choices and shopping practices of newly arrived refugee families in the U.S. 2016 787 The main objectives of this study were (a) to examine food shopping, choices, and budgeting practices among the two major recently arrived refugee groups, those of Burmese and Iraqi origin, and (b) to compare pre-resettlement living conditions and ac...
Food security, diet behavior, home food environment, and pregnancy outcomes among pregnant WIC participants 2016 880 Literature suggests that low-income pregnant women are at significant risk of experiencing socio-economic disparities that jeopardize their health and nutritional status. Women from economically disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to be overwei...
Examination of the biobehavioral effects of food insecurity by investigating its relationship to changes in the household food supply and food reward sensitivity 2020 309 Research has found a paradoxical relationship between food insecurity and increased obesity, which disproportionately affects low-income women. The relationship between food insecurity and obesity is mediated by diet quality where food insecurity has...
Development and validation of an experience-based scale to measure water insecurity at the household level 2020 108 In 2017, about half of the people (400 million) lacking basic access to safe water worldwide lived in Sub-Saharan Africa. Among them, 135 million had to walk for more than 30 minutes round trip to an improved water source, and 144 million solely reli...
Examination of breastfeeding rates and other feeding practices among US infants and toddlers: results from the NHANES 2009 – 2014 2020 52 The purpose of Part I of this research was to assess the relationship between household food insecurity and infant feeding practices, including initiation and duration of breastfeeding and introduction to solids and beverages among U.S. infants and t...
Determination of the relationship between water access and women’s overall happiness, education and income levels in rural households in The Gambia using the UNICEF-MICS data 2022 173 This paper aimed to assess water, sanitation, and hygiene services in rural Gambia and to evaluate the association between water access and women’s overall happiness, education, and income levels in rural households. A secondary data analyses of 2018...
How is adding cereal into the bottle associated with daily macronutrient intake among low-income infants? 2023 28 The main objectives of this study are: 1) Examine the prevalence of early introduction to solids and adding cereal into the formula practice among low-income and mainly minority infants, and: 2) Examine how adding cereal into the formula is associate...
An examination of the influence of African-American extended family relationships on child weight status 2017 534 In the U.S., African American children suffer from higher rates of obesity than their white peers. African American families are often multi-generational, with extended family members, especially women, caring for child relatives. Yet little is curre...
Assessment of the relationship between water insecurity, hygiene practices, and the incidence of diarrhea among children from rural households of the Menoua division - West Cameroon 2017 963 Objectives: 1) Assess the prevalence of water insecurity and its association with water access-related behaviors such as time, distance, and sources of water; 2) identify major themes of concern that are associated with three domains of water insecur...