Overlapping geographic clusters of food security and health: Where do social determinants and health outcomes converge in the U.S? (open access)

Overlapping geographic clusters of food security and health: Where do social determinants and health outcomes converge in the U.S?

This article identifies geographic clusters of food insecurity and health across U.S. counties to identify potential shared mechanisms for geographic disparities in health and food insecurity.
Date: June 14, 2018
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Hughes, Amy; Donegan, Connor; Santillan, Alejandro & Pruitt, Sandi L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Foreclosed and Sold: An Examination of Community and Property Characteristics Related to the Sale of REO Properties

This article uses foreclosure data from Dallas County, Texas to examine how both housing and neighborhood characteristics are related to the possibility of the sale of a foreclosed property out of real-estate-owned (REO) stock.
Date: September 1, 2017
Creator: Zhang, Lei; Leonard, Tammy & Dias, Resha
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Behavioral Economic Tools for Promotion of Physical Activity

This book chapter describes two key behavioral economic constructs and four key behavioral economic tools and their application to physical activity.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Shuval, Kerem
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library

Physical activity counseling in primary care: Insights from public health and behavioral economics

This article evaluates pertinent literature from the fields of medicine/public health and economics/psychology to suggest a comprehensive approach to physical activity counseling at the primary care level.
Date: February 15, 2017
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; Leonard, Tammy; Drope, Jeffrey; Katz, David L.; Patel, Alpa V.; Maitin-Shepard, Melissa et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Neighborhood Price Externalities of Foreclosure Rehabilitation: An Examination of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program

This article examines the neighborhood price impacts of Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funded foreclosure rehabilitation undertaken by Habitat for Humanity in Dallas County, Texas using a difference-in-difference framework.
Date: January 12, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Jha, Nikhil & Zhang, Lei
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Do Neighborhoods Matter Differently for Movers and Non-Movers?: Analysis of Weight Gain in the Longitudinal Dallas Heart Study

This article uses data from the Dallas Heart Study to evaluate the relationship between changes in neighborhood condition and weight change for both movers and non-movers over an approximate seven-year follow-up period.
Date: May 10, 2016
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Ayers, Colby; Das, Sandeep R.; Neeland, Ian J. & Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Understanding How Low-Socioeconomic Status Households Cope With Health Shocks: An Analysis of Multi-Sector Linked Data

This article links data from a nonprofit food distribution center, electronic medical records from a safety-net healthcare system, and publicly available residential appraisals for more than 3,000 households to provide insight into how low-socioeconomic status households cope with health shocks experienced by resident adults.
Date: December 20, 2016
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Hughes, Amy & Pruitt, Sandi L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Who is Food Insecure? Implications for Targeted Recruitment and Outreach, National health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010 (open access)

Who is Food Insecure? Implications for Targeted Recruitment and Outreach, National health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010

This article characterizes differences in health among people receiving different types of food assistance and summarizes strategies for targeted recruitment and outreach of various food insecure populations.
Date: October 2016
Creator: Pruitt, Sandi L.; Leonard, Tammy; Xuan, Lei; Amory, Richard; Higashi, Robin T.; Nguyen, Oanh Kieu et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Change in Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Weight Gain: Dallas Heart Study (open access)

Change in Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Weight Gain: Dallas Heart Study

This article examines the longitudinal relationship between moving to more socioeconomically deprived neighborhoods and weight gain as a cardiovascular risk factor.
Date: July 1, 2016
Creator: Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.; Cooper-McCann, Rebecca; Ayers, Colby; Berrigan, David; Lian, Min; McClurkin, Michael et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Property Values as a Measure of Neighborhoods: An Application of Hedonic Price Theory (open access)

Property Values as a Measure of Neighborhoods: An Application of Hedonic Price Theory

This article describes a tool kit for understanding how neighborhood characteristics are quantified in appraisal values.
Date: July 2016
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.; Ayers, Colby; Murdoch, James; Yin, Wenyuan & Pruitt, Sandi L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Multiple Comorbidities and Interest in Research Participation Among Clients of a Nonprofit Food Distribution Site (open access)

Multiple Comorbidities and Interest in Research Participation Among Clients of a Nonprofit Food Distribution Site

This article seeks to better understand the health needs of a nonclinical population to inform future research and interventions.
Date: August 17, 2015
Creator: Higashi, Robin T.; Craddock Lee, Simon J.; Leonard, Tammy; Cuate, Erica L.; Cole, Jay & Pruitt, Sandi L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Utilizing Behavioral Economics to Understand Adherence to Physical Activity Guidelines among a Low-Income Urban Community (open access)

Utilizing Behavioral Economics to Understand Adherence to Physical Activity Guidelines among a Low-Income Urban Community

This article examines the association between monetary saving behaviors and physical activity among adults of low-income who reside in an urban community.
Date: July 2015
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; Si, Xia; Nguyen, Binh T. & Leonard, Tammy
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Geospatial and Contextual Approaches to Energy Balance and Health (open access)

Geospatial and Contextual Approaches to Energy Balance and Health

This article examines associations between geographic and contextual features of the environment and elements of human energy balance, with a particular focus on research and opportunities in the United States.
Date: September 13, 2014
Creator: Berrigan, David; Hipp, J. Aaron; Hurvitz, Philip M.; James, Peter; Jankowska, Marta M.; Kerr, Jacqueline et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Time and Distance Heterogeneity in the Neighborhood Spillover Effects of Floreclosed Properties (open access)

Time and Distance Heterogeneity in the Neighborhood Spillover Effects of Floreclosed Properties

This article examines heterogeneity in the simultaneous space-time impact of foreclosures on neighborhood property values.
Date: July 15, 2014
Creator: Zhang, Lei; Leonard, Tammy & Murdoch, James C.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Neighborhood Effects in a Behavioral Randomized Controlled Trial (open access)

Neighborhood Effects in a Behavioral Randomized Controlled Trial

This article examines a randomized controlled trial (RCT) designed to increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.
Date: May 5, 2014
Creator: Pruitt, Sandi L.; Leonard, Tammy; Murdoch, James; Hughes, Amy; McQueen, Amy & Gupta, Samir
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Variations in Park Facility Valuations across Neighborhoods (open access)

Variations in Park Facility Valuations across Neighborhoods

This article assesses the hedonic valuation of different types of park facilities.
Date: October 23, 2014
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Zhang, Lei & Hoehner, Christine M.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Neighborhood Impact of Foreclosure: A Quantile Regression Approach (open access)

Neighborhood Impact of Foreclosure: A Quantile Regression Approach

This article uses quantile regression to examine the simultaneous space-time impact of foreclosures on neighborhood property values.
Date: July 4, 2013
Creator: Zhang, Lei & Leonard, Tammy
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Neighborhood-Level Socioeconomic Deprivation Predicts Weight Gain in a Multi-Ethnic Population: Longitudinal Data from the Dallas Heart Study (open access)

Neighborhood-Level Socioeconomic Deprivation Predicts Weight Gain in a Multi-Ethnic Population: Longitudinal Data from the Dallas Heart Study

This article examines the relationship between neighborhood-level socioeconomic deprivation and weight change in a multi-ethnic cohort from Dallas County, Texas, and whether behavioral/psychosocial factors attenuate the relationship.
Date: May 27, 2014
Creator: Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.; Ayers, Colby; Agyemang, Priscilla; Leonard, Tammy; Berrigan, David; Ballard Barbash, Rachel et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Neighborhood Effects on Food Consumption (open access)

Neighborhood Effects on Food Consumption

This article examines the dual role of the social and physical neighborhood environment as they relate to the eating behaviors of residents of a low-income minority urban neighborhood.
Date: December 10, 2013
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; McKillop, Caitlin; Carson, Jo Ann & Shuval, Kerem
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Physicians, Clinics, and Neighborhoods: Multiple Levels of Influence on Colorectal Cancer Screening (open access)

Physicians, Clinics, and Neighborhoods: Multiple Levels of Influence on Colorectal Cancer Screening

This article describes variability in colorectal cancer (CRC) test use and compares the performance of novel cross-classified and traditional hierarchical models.
Date: October 29, 2013
Creator: Pruitt, Sandi L.; Leonard, Tammy; Zhang, Song; Schootman, Mario; Halm, Ethan A. & Gupta, Samir
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Impediments and Facilitators to Physical Activity and Perceptions of Sedentary Behavior Among Urban Community Residents: The Fair Park Study (open access)

Impediments and Facilitators to Physical Activity and Perceptions of Sedentary Behavior Among Urban Community Residents: The Fair Park Study

This article describes a preliminary investigation into urban adults' perceptions of sedentary behavior alongside perceived barriers and enablers to physical activity.
Date: October 31, 2013
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; H├ębert, Emily T.; Siddiqi, Zoveen; Leonard, Tammy; Craddock Lee, Simon J.; Tiro, Jasmin A. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
TV Viewing and BMI by Race/Ethnicity and Socio-Economic Status (open access)

TV Viewing and BMI by Race/Ethnicity and Socio-Economic Status

This article assesses the association between TV viewing and obesity by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status.
Date: November 22, 2012
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; Gabriel, Kelley Pettee & Leonard, Tammy
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Defining Neighborhood Boundaries in Studies of Spatial Dependence in Child Behavior Problems (open access)

Defining Neighborhood Boundaries in Studies of Spatial Dependence in Child Behavior Problems

This article extends an analysis of neighborhood effects on child behavioral outcomes.
Date: January 30, 2013
Creator: O'Brien Caughy, Margaret; Leonard, Tammy; Beron, Kurt & Murdoch, James
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Is Household Wealth Sustainable? An Examination of Asset Poverty Reentry after an Exit (open access)

Is Household Wealth Sustainable? An Examination of Asset Poverty Reentry after an Exit

This article analyzes the influence of financial behaviors on the duration out of asset poverty while controlling for households' life cycle and demographic characteristics.
Date: March 24, 2013
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Di, Wenhua
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library