Session 28:
Socioeconomic Differentials in Health and Mortality

Thursday, March 30
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Santa Barbara A
Lobby Level

Chair: Virginia W. Chang, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Irma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania

  1. Schooling Differentials and Health and Mortality in Denmark: To What Extent is Schooling a Marker for Background Differentials versus Directly Affecting Health and Mortality?Jere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania; Vibeke Jensen, University of Aarhus; Dorthe Pedersen, University of Southern Denmark; Inge Petersen, University of Southern Denmark; Paul Bingley, University of Aarhus; Kaare Christensen, University of Southern Denmark

  2. Accounting for Changes in Health Inequalities in Smoking and Obesity in the United States, 1960-2000Sam Harper, McGill University; John Lynch, McGill University

  3. Feeling Better? Trends in General Health StatusLinda G. Martin, Institute of Medicine, The National Academies; Robert Schoeni, University of Michigan; Vicki A. Freedman, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; Patricia Andreski, University of Michigan

  4. Socioeconomic Differences in Mortality among U.S. Adults: Insights into the Hispanic ParadoxCassio M. Turra, Princeton University; Noreen Goldman, Princeton University

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