Jigna M. Dharod

There are 6 included publications by Jigna M. Dharod :

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Bhutanese Refugees in the United States: Their Dietary Habits and Food Shopping Practices Upon Resettlement 2011 2432 Three household observations and semistructured interviews (n = 14) were conducted with Bhutanese refugee mothers to understand food shopping and dietary practices in this group of the refugee populations. Participants were recruited through a resett...
Child Hunger: its Prevalence and Association with BMI and Dietary Intake among Somali Refugee Children in the U.S. 2010 827 The primary objectives of the study were to estimate the prevalence of child hunger and its relationship to dietary intake and body mass index (BMI) among Somali refugee children. This article also examined the sociodemographic risk factors of child ...
Dietary Intake, Food Security, and Acculturation Among Somali Refugees in the United States: Results of a Pilot Study 2011 3242 The pilot study was conducted to test the appropriateness of a nutrition and food security survey and estimate the prevalence of food security and its relationship with dietary intake habits among Somali refugees (n = 35) resettled in the United Stat...
Examination of the Cameroon DHS data to investigate how water access and sanitation services are related to diarrhea and nutrition among infants and toddlers in rural households 2021 21 Undernutrition among children is a significant issue in rural areas in Cameroon, with diarrhea being one of the major contributing risk factors. To gain a better understanding of the risk factors of diarrhea, the main objective of this epidemiologica...
Food Insecurity: Its Relationship to Dietary Intake and Body Weight among Somali Refugee Women in the United States 2013 3067 Objective: To examine the association between food insecurity, dietary intake, and body mass index among Somali refugee women living in the United States. Methods: Cross-sectional study utilizing the snowball sampling method. Results: Most (67%) pa...
Implementation of a WIC clinic farmers’ market improves accessibility and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables among WIC farmers’ market nutrition program participants 2018 558 Few data are available concerning the socio-demographic characteristics and fruit and vegetable (F&V) purchasing behaviors of visitors attending the farmers’ markets sponsored by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Chil...