Jihong Liu, ScD

South Carolina Rural Health Research Center

Phone: 803.251.6317
Email: jliu@mailbox.sc.edu


Completed Projects - (2)

  • Chartbook: Obesity in Urban and Rural Children
    By providing a descriptive analysis of the disparities of childhood obesity by residence, socioeconomic status and race/ethnicity, the study will offer important information about the needs of children and adolescents living in rural areas and from families of low socioeconomic status.
    Research center: South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
    Topics: Children, Obesity, Rural statistics and demographics
  • Diet and Physical Activity as Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity: An Urban and Rural Comparison
    Obesity is more prevalent among rural than urban children, despite higher reported physical activity levels. This project will explore diet among rural children to explore how diet and physical activity may differ for rural children, particularly minority children.
    Research center: South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
    Topics: Children, Obesity

Publications - (2)