Linlin Li

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BACKGROUND There is consensus that development and evaluation of a systems-oriented approach for child obesity prevention and treatment that includes both primary and secondary prevention efforts is needed. This article describes the study design and baseline data from the Texas Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (TX CORD) project, which addresses(More)
BACKGROUND Although children of lower socio-economic status (SES) in the United States have generally been found to be at greater risk for obesity, the SES-obesity association varies when stratified by racial/ethnic groups-with no consistent association found for African American and Hispanic children. Research on contextual and setting-related factors may(More)
There is growing evidence that economically disadvantaged preschool children have less extensive mathematical knowledge than their middle-income peers [14, 37]. This study addresses a program to foster low-income parents' support for their preschool children's mathematical development. Parents use PBS KIDS LAB web- and mobile-based mathematics transmedia(More)
The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has played a key role in reducing soil erosion, improving water quality and protecting wildlife habitat. Rising crop prices, partly induced by the expansion of biofuel production, is likely to increase the maintenance cost of the program. This study develops a dynamic, multi-market, mathematical program to estimate the(More)
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