Session 105:
Community Effects on Health Behaviors and Outcomes

Friday, March 31
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
San Gabriel C
Lobby Level

Chair: Narayan Sastry, RAND
Discussant: Rob Stephenson, Emory University

  1. Women’s Position in the Household and Community and the Care of Sick Children in Rural BangladeshNurul Alam, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research; Ian M. Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  2. Marriage Patterns, Kinship Structure and the Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services in IndiaSonalde B. Desai, University of Maryland; Lijuan Wu, University of Maryland

  3. Social Affiliation and the Demand for Health Services: Caste and Child Health in South IndiaNancy Luke, Brown University; Kaivan Munshi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  4. The Impact of Neighborhood Structure on Health Inequalities in Accra, GhanaJohn R. Weeks, San Diego State University; Allan G. Hill, Harvard University; Douglas A. Stow, San Diego State University; Arthur Getis, San Diego State University

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