Session 106:
Using Biomarkers to Validate Alternative Measures of Health in Developing Countries

Friday, March 31
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Palos Verdes
Lobby Level

Chair: Douglas Ewbank, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Howard Goldberg, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  1. Differences between Self-Reported Diabetes and Clinical Test Results: The Usefulness of Bio-markers in Research in Developing CountriesGilbert Brenes, University of Wisconsin at Madison and Central American Center for Population

  2. Measuring the Burden of Malaria in West Africa: Are Levels of Childhood Anemia a Good Proxy?K. Fern Greenwell, ORC Macro; Melissa Neuman, ORC Macro

  3. Using STI Biomarkers to Validate the Reporting of Sexual Behavior within an Experimental Evaluation of Interviewing MethodsPaul C Hewett, Population Council; Manoel Ribeiro, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas de Santa Casa de São Paulo; Sheri A Lippman, University of California, Berkeley; Heidi Jones, Population Council; Janneke van de Wijgert, International Antiviral Therapy Evaluation Center

  4. Magnitude and Factors Affecting Anemia in West Bengal (India): A Multi Method ApproachSayeed Unisa, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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