Session 88:
Socioeconomic Determinants of Obesity

Friday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
San Gabriel A
Lobby Level

Chair: Sandra L. Reynolds, University of South Florida
Discussant: Christine Himes, Syracuse University

  1. An Examination of Socioeconomic Differences in Body Mass Index from 1986-2001 Using a Growth Curve Analysis ApproachJennifer A Ailshire, University of Michigan

  2. The Connection between Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity: Inspecting the MechanismAngela R. Fertig, University of Georgia; Gerhard Glomm, Indiana University; Rusty Tchernis, Indiana University

  3. Obesity in the Transition to Adulthood: Predictions across Race-Ethnicity, Immigrant Generation, and SexKathleen Mullan Harris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Krista Perreira, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Dohoon Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  4. More for the Money? Differences in the Prevalence of Adult Obesity by Income Level - United States, 1999-2002Allison A. Hedley, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; Cynthia Ogden, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

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