Poster Session 3:
Children and Youth, Adolescence, Parenting, Transition to Adulthood, Life Course

Thursday, March 30
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  1. The Role of Disability on Risky Sexual Behaviors among American TeenagersCarrie L. Alexandrowicz, Brown University; Afra R. Chowdhury, Brown University

  2. Self-Perceived HIV/AIDS Risk among Youth in Cape Town, South AfricaKermyt G. Anderson, University of Oklahoma; Ann M. Beutel, University of Oklahoma

  3. Family Configurations of Disability in the 2000 CensusRoger Avery, Brown University; Dennis Hogan, Brown University

  4. Family and Child Strengths that Promote Early Reading and Math Proficiency in Low-Income, Minority PreschoolersHeather J. Bachman, University of Pittsburgh; Natalia Palacios, Northwestern University; P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Northwestern University

  5. Obesity among Young Children of ImmigrantsKelly Balistreri, Bowling Green State University

  6. Does Child Labor Affect Children's School Performance in Brazil?Marcio Eduardo Garcia Bezerra, Universidade de São Paulo; Ana L. Kassouf, Universidade de São Paulo; Mary Arends-Kuenning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  7. Fathers Who Feed Their Infants and Other Facets of Early Child Care Involvement among African-American Men from Low-Income FamiliesJudith B. Borja, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Barbara Goldman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Margaret Bentley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  8. A Life Course Study about Menarche Made Feasible by the Health and Demographic Surveillance System in Matlab, BangladeshAlinda Bosch, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Frans Willekens, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Abdullah M. Baqui, Johns Hopkins University; Jeroen van Ginneken, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  9. The Significance of Geography in the Transition to AdulthoodElise Bowditch, University of Washington; Suzanne Withers, University of Washington

  10. Timely Immunization Series Completion among Children of ImmigrantsVictoria Buelow, Portland State University

  11. Sexual Activity of Affluent Adolescents: The Differential Importance of Family Socialization and Social BondsLori A. Burrington, Ohio State University

  12. The Second Time Around: Social Fathers in Fragile FamiliesSharon Bzostek, Princeton University

  13. Adolescent Romance and Sexual Behavior: Examining the Role of Family Structure Duration, Parenting Practices, and GenderShannon E. Cavanagh, University of Texas at Austin; Sarah R. Crissey, University of Texas at Austin

  14. The Downside of the Dating Scene: Gender Differences in the Effect of Romantic Climate on Academic OutcomesSarah R. Crissey, University of Texas at Austin

  15. When Do Family Formation Intentions Emerge? Evidencing Distinctness among Early Adolescent YouthJacinda K. Dariotis, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  16. Who Are the Language Minority Students of the ECLS-K? Demographic Predictors of English Language AcquisitionRachel E. Durham, Pennsylvania State University

  17. Instability and Its Relationship to Children's Well-Being: 2003Jane L. Dye, U.S. Census Bureau; Annette Rogers, U.S. Census Bureau

  18. Effects of Support from Kin and Nonkin on the Well-Being of Children in Single-Parent HouseholdsEsther Friedman, University of California, Los Angeles

  19. Comparative Adolescences: Adolescents' Demographic Statuses in Developing CountriesElizabeth Fussell, Tulane University; Claudia Buchmann, Ohio State University; Carlos Costa-Ribeiro, Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ); Silvia E. Giorguli Saucedo, El Colegio de México; Emily Hannum, University of Pennsylvania; Flora J. Nankhuni, Harvard University; Florencia Torche, City University of New York

  20. Learning After School - The Impacts of Parent's Education and Social and Economic Status on Children's Learning Attitudes and ActivitiesXiang Gao, University of Washington

  21. Stability and Change in Older Mothers’ and Fathers’ Parenting of Adult Children: Results from the Last Quarter of the 20th CenturyRoseann Giarrusso, California State University, Los Angeles; Du Feng, Texas Tech University

  22. The Influence of Health on the Academic Achievement and Educational Attainment of Adolescents: Evidence from the NLSY97Steven A. Haas, Harvard University; Nathan Fosse, Harvard University

  23. Gender and Race Differences in Early Adolescent DelinquencyDaphne C Hernandez, University of Michigan

  24. Do Battered Wives in India Conceive and Bear Children Who Are Less Likely to Survive?Nan Johnson, Michigan State University

  25. Patterns of Global Tobacco Use among Young People and Implications for Future Chronic Disease Burden in AdultsNathan R. Jones, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Charles Warren, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Samira Asma, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  26. Effect of Women's Nutritional Transition on Infant Survival in India: A Two-Stage Logit Model AnalysisNiyati Joshi, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); C.P. Prakasam, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS),Mumbai,India; Nandita Saikia, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  27. Violating Trust? Barriers to Condom Use among Male Adolescents in Steady Relationships in Recife, BrazilFatima Juarez, El Colegio de México; Teresa Castro Martin, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

  28. Children's Living Arrangements and Experiences of Family Disruption in Sweden, 1975-2000Sheela Kennedy, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Elizabeth Thomson, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  29. Trends in Sexual Behavior of Young Kenyan WomenShane Khan, ORC Macro

  30. Can Capital Investment Relieve Children from Labor?: Consequences of Poverty Alleviation Program in IndonesiaChikako Yamauchi, Australian National University

  31. Family Transitions and Adolescents' DepressionWei Zeng, Arizona State University; Scott T. Yabiku, Arizona State University

  32. Parent-Offspring Conflict: Reproductive Effort of Karo Batak Mothers in Rural North SumatraGeoffrey C Kushnick, University of Washington

  33. Domestic Violence and the Socioemotional Development of Low-Income PreschoolersBrenda J. Lohman, Iowa State University; Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal, University of Pittsburgh; Christine Li-Grining, University of Chicago; P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Northwestern University

  34. Tracking Child Well-Being in U.S. Cities: Results from the American Community SurveyMark S. Mather, Population Reference Bureau; Kerri L. Rivers, Population Reference Bureau

  35. Predictors of Premarital Sexual Initiation among Adolescents in NigeriaBlessing Mberu, Brown University

  36. Different Paths, Different Destinations: A Life Course Perspective on Educational TransitionsCarolina Milesi, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  37. Indices of Child Well-Being at the National and State LevelKristin Moore, Child Trends; Laura Lippman, Child Trends; Sharon Vandivere, Child Trends; Bill O'Hare, Annie E. Casey Foundation; Christina Theokas, Child Trends; Margot Bloch, Child Trends

  38. The Role of Household Environment on Adolescent HealthAndrew Muriuki, University of Missouri at Columbia

  39. Being a Little Emperor or Empress Matters Equally: The One Child Policy and Child Nutrition in ChinaShu Wen Ng, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  40. Child Labor: The Role of Socioeconomic Development and Poverty Reduction in Viet NamPhuong L. Nguyen, University of Minnesota; Quan Le, Seattle University

  41. Living Opportunity of Girls—A Revisit to Prenatal/Postnatal Gender Disparities in ChinaJianlin Niu, University of Western Ontario; Yaqiang Qi, University of California, Los Angeles

  42. Individual, Household, and Community Factors Associated with Child Vulnerabilities in HIV/AIDS Affected CountriesFlorence Nyangara, Futures Group International

  43. School Enrollment in Lesotho: Do Grandmothers Matter?Erin Parker, Brown University

  44. Chasing a Greased Pig: How Can We Get a Handle on Adolescent Dating and Romantic Relationships?Kelly Raley, University of Texas at Austin; Kurt A. Gore, University of Texas at Austin; Jennifer Pearson, University of Texas at Austin

  45. Friendship Network Structure and Quality and Adolescent Sexual RelationshipsBeth Rustenbach, Pennsylvania State University

  46. Predicting Parental Separation: Do Parent-Child Relationships Matter?Holly Schindler, Boston College

  47. Nonresident Fathers and Adolescent Problem Behavior: Explaining the LinkMindy E. Scott, Pennsylvania State University

  48. Forming a Union Plus Kids: The Role of Children in Stepfamily FormationCarrie E. Spearin, Brown University

  49. Longterm Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Results from the CDS-IIMichelle Sternthal, University of Michigan

  50. Family Structure, Food Insecurity, and the Well-Being of Children and Adults in Low-Income HouseholdsSusan D. Stewart, Iowa State University; Steven Garasky, Iowa State University

  51. Smoking Behavior among Youth in a Developing Country: The Case of IndonesiaJohn Strauss, University of Southern California; Firman Witoelar, Yale University; Pungpond Rukumnuaykit, Mahidol University

  52. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Consequences of Parental Divorce for American AdolescentsYongmin Sun, Ohio State University; Yuanzhang Li, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

  53. Children and Their Teen Fathers: Examining the Associations of Prenatal and Birth Behaviors in the ECLS-BAllison K.H. Tarkow, University of Maryland; Natasha Cabrera, University of Maryland

  54. Growing up in Vietnam: Mass Mobilization, Modernization, and Trends in Transition to AdulthoodPuk Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Population Council

  55. Do Perceptions of Friends’ Behaviors Affect Age at First Sex? Evidence from Cebu, PhilippinesUshma D. Upadhyay, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Michelle J. Hindin, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  56. On the Non-Random Distribution of Educational Deprivation of Children in IndiaMotkuri Venkatanarayana, Centre for Development Studies

  57. Are Better Educated Fathers More "Involved"? The Education Effect on Paternal Time with ChildrenRong Wang, University of Maryland

  58. What Determines Adolescent Smoking and Why Do White Adolescents Smoke More? Evidence from National Longitudinal Study of AdolescentsMing Wen, University of Utah; Heather VanDuker, University of Utah; Lenora Olson, University of Utah

  59. Parental Job Loss and Children's Educational AttainmentPatrick Wightman, University of Chicago

  60. Population Migration, Family Background, and Children’s School Enrollments in China, 1990-2000Xiaogang Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology