Poster Session 7

Friday, April 12
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  1. Determinants of Weight Loss among Middle-Aged and Older Adults: Evidence from Costa Rica and EnglandLaura Blue, Princeton University

  2. Influenza Mortality in the United States, 2009: Burden and TimingAnn Nguyen, Palomar Health

  3. Familial Health Histories and Their Relationship to Retirement Expectations and Retirement WealthCathleen Zick, University of Utah; Robert Mayer, University of Utah; Lorayne Taylor, University of Utah

  4. Socioeconomic Status and Health: A Role for Immune System Mechanisms?Megan Todd, Princeton University

  5. Biodemography of Mortality at Extreme Old Ages: A Study of Rodents and HumansNatalia S. Gavrilova, University of Chicago; Leonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago

  6. Challenging the Inevitability of Age Related Prostate Enlargement: Low Levels of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia among Bolivian AmerindiansBenjamin Trumble, University of California, Santa Barbara; Daniel Eid R., Universidad Mayor San Simon, Bolivia; Edhit Cortez Linares, Proyecto de Salud y Antropologia; Michael D. Gurven, University of California, Santa Barbara

  7. Differentials in Basal Metabolic Rate, Body Mass Index and Diabetes in Selected States of IndiaKonsam Dinachandra Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); D.A. Nagdeve, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  8. Women’s Bargaining Power within Family and Child Malnutrition in IndiaDhiman Das, National University of Singapore

  9. Overweight Children and Women in India's Cities: Evidence from Three Waves of the National Family Health Survey, 1992-2006Alka Dev, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

  10. The Relationship between Cognitive Decline and Early Retirement: A New Approach Using Genetic MaterialAmal Harrati, University of California, Berkeley

  11. Does Grandparental Care Pay off? The Effect of Childcare on Grandparents´ Cognitive FunctioningValeria Bordone, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

  12. Rising Overweight-Obesity and Its Socio-Demographic Correlates in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2000-2011Yibeltal T. Bayou, World Health Organization (WHO); Charles H. Teller, George Washington University and Addis Ababa University; Uriyoan Colon-Ramos, George Washington University

  13. Using Vignettes to Understand Latino/White Disparities in Self-Rated Health by DomainSharon Bzostek, Rutgers University

  14. Model Choice in Understanding the Changing Covariates of Infant Mortality: An Illustration Using Kenya DataSam Wafula, Population Council

  15. Does the Choice of Rurality Measurement Matter? A Case Study of Rural-Urban Gradients in the Prevalence of DepressionSteven A. Cohen, Virginia Commonwealth University

  16. Demographic Analysis of Armed Conflict and Humanitarian Crisis: The Complex Case of Evaluating Elevated Mortality and the US-Led War in Iraq, 2003-2011Laura Braslow, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)

  17. Modeling Age-Specific Mortality for Countries with Generalized HIV EpidemicsDavid J. Sharrow, University of Washington

  18. Monitoring Child Mortality through Community Health Worker Reporting of Births and Deaths: Case of Community Health Surveillance Assistants in MalawiBenjamin Banda, National Statistical Office, Malawi; Willie Kachaka, National Statistical Office, Malawi; Agbessi Amouzou, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Jennifer Bryce, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  19. Siblings Count: The Extent and Effect of Double Counting in the Sibling Survival Method Using the Demographic and Health SurveysMegan E. Costa, University of Pennsylvania; Ian M. Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  20. Community Economic Status and Physical and Sexual Intimate Partner Violence against Women in Bangladesh: Compositional or Contextual Effects?Kristin VanderEnde, Emory University; Lynn Sibley, Emory University; Yuk Fai Cheong, Emory University; Kathryn M. Yount, Emory University

  21. Measuring Trajectories of Neighborhood Poverty in California, 1970-2009Claire Margerison-Zilko, University of Texas at Austin; Catherine Cubbin, University of Texas at Austin

  22. Creating a Neighborhood Organization Scale: Predicting Self-Reported Health Status from Interviewer ObservationsRachael Walsh, U.S. Census Bureau

  23. Social Capital, Civic Engagement and Self-Reported Health and Well-Being in GhanaWinfred A. Avogo, Illinois State University

  24. Village and Region as Contexts for Health and Demographic OutcomesReeve Vanneman, University of Maryland; Manjistha Banerji, University of Maryland; Esha Chatterjee, University of Maryland; Kriti Vikram, University of Maryland

  25. A Contextual Analysis of Health and Wellbeing of Older Persons in South Africa: Do District Conditions Matter?Margaret L. Ralston, University of Missouri, Columbia

  26. My Community, My Weight: Neighbourhood Environmental and Socio-Cultural Factors Associated with Overweight and Obesity among the Urban Poor in Accra, GhanaFidelia A. A. Dake, University of Ghana; Samuel N. A. Codjoe, University of Ghana; Samuel Agyei-Mensah, University of Ghana

  27. The Geography of PersonalityKatherine King, Duke University and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  28. What Makes for a Good Night’s Sleep? A Multilevel Investigation of Individual and Neighborhood Influences on Sleep DisparitiesNyesha C. Black, Pennsylvania State University

  29. Changes in the Social Environment and Mental Health during the Transition from Adolescence to Young AdulthoodBethany Everett, University of Illinois at Chicago

  30. From Adolescent Schooling to Adult Health: Elucidating the Link between High School Experiences and Inflammation in Young AdulthoodKristen M. Schorpp, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  31. Assessing the Impact of Social Networks on Mothers' Childhood Immunization Decisions in Bungudu Local Government Area, Zamfara State, Northern NigeriaAllison Goldberg, Columbia University

  32. Gender Differences in Neighborhood Effects on Individual-Level Stressors and Psychosocial Resources: Midlife and Older Adults in the U.S.Eliva A. Ambugo, Rutgers University; Carol S. Aneshensel, University of California, Los Angeles

  33. Temporal and Regional Variations in Social Disparities in Body Weight in ChinaWeixiang Luo, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

  34. Cohort Differences in the Relationship between Obesity and Health: Is Educational Attainment Maintaining Its Protective Effect?Jamie Boydstun, Mississippi State University

  35. Height, Weight and Mortality in the Past: New Evidence from a Late-Nineteenth Century New Zealand CohortEvan Roberts, University of Minnesota; Kris Inwood, University of Guelph; Les Oxley, University of Waikato

  36. The Demography of Obesity within New York City: An Analysis of the NYC HanesGabriel Movsesyan, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

  37. Religion and Obesity among Adults in BrazilAna Paula A. Verona, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG); Brunah Schall, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG); Cláudio Santiago Dias Jr, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)

  38. Multilevel Effects of Socioeconomic Status and Income Inequality on Obesity among Chinese AdultsLibin Zhang, University of Massachusetts at Boston; Tim Futing Liao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  39. Obesity/Underweight Disparities by Gender and Education in Mainland China and TaiwanChih-Chien Huang, Arizona State University; Jennie J. Kronenfeld, Arizona State University

  40. The Implications of Aging and Diversification of Population on Overweight and Obesity and the Economic Burden Associated with Overweight and Obesity in the U.S. From 2000 to 2050Nazrul Hoque, University of Texas at San Antonio

  41. Modal Age at Death: Lifespan Indicator in the Era of Longevity ExtensionShiro Horiuchi, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR); Nadine Ouellette, University of California, Berkeley; Siu Lan Karen Cheung, University of Hong Kong; Jean-Marie Robine, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)

  42. Self-Rated Health among Multiracial Young Adults in the United StatesKaren Tabb, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Amelia Gavin, University of Washington; Gunnar R. Almgren, University of Washington

  43. Trends in the Arab-Jewish Life Expectancy Gap in Israel, 1975-2008Ameed Saabneh, University of Pennsylvania

  44. The Influence of Race and Education on the Rate of AgingMorgan Levine, University of Southern California

  45. Exploring Factors Influencing the Decision to Drink among Native AmericansAshley M. Loving, University of Washington

  46. Lifecourse Pathways to Racial Disparities in Cognitive Impairment among Elderly AmericansZhenmei Zhang, Michigan State University; Yan-Liang Yu, Michigan State University

  47. Timing and Predictors of Early Mortality among a Cohort of American Men from the National Survey of Adolescent MalesLaura Hinson, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Jacinda K. Dariotis, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Joseph H. Pleck, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Arik V. Marcell, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Mark Emerson, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  48. Adolescent Mortality in South Africa: An Analysis of Unnatural Causes of Deaths by Sex, 2006- 2009Nicole De Wet, University of the Witwatersrand; Genevieve Dean, University of the Witwatersrand

  49. Adult Mortality and the Intersection of Race and Socioeconomic Status in the United StatesKatherine Pearson, Pennsylvania State University

  50. Changing Profile and the Burden of Treatment of Cancer in IndiaShalini Rudra, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Indrani Gupta, Institute of Economic Growth (IEG)

  51. The Socioeconomic Inequality in Traffic-Related Disability among Chinese Adults: The Application of Concentration IndexWei Du, Peking University; Ning Li, Peking University; Gong Chen, Peking University

  52. Bargaining Bonus or Breadwinning Burden? Relative Spousal Earnings and Mental HealthKatrina M. Leupp, University of Washington

  53. Cardiovascular Mortality among Hispanics in Texas: A County Level AnalysisRabindra K. C., University of Texas at San Antonio

  54. The Dynamics of Health and Its Determinants among Older AdultsYounoh Kim, University of Southern California

  55. Childhood Health and the Business Cycle: Evidence from Western EuropeViola Angelini, University of Groningen; Jochen O. Mierau, University of Groningen

  56. Inequalities in Childhood Immunization in Ethiopia: Evidence from the 2011 DHS DataBezuhan A. Wale, BZY Consult

  57. Confidant Isolation, Psychosocial Processes and Psychological Distress:Jinwoo Lee, University of Texas at Austin

  58. Military Career Outcome and Lifespan of Six Classes of Annapolis and West Point Graduates: Causation and Selection EffectsRonny Westerman, University of Marburg; Allan Mazur, Syracuse University; Cedric Noessler, University of Marburg; Ulrich O. Mueller, University of Marburg

  59. Does It Work?: Examining the Utility of the Stress Process Model for Explaining Variations in Mental Health among African American Young AdultsTaylor Hargrove, Vanderbilt University

  60. Discrimination and Poor Health: Weathering vs. HabituationTorsheika Maddox, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  61. Exposures to Traumatic Life Events and Chronic Strains: Health and Mortality among Elder Mexican-Origin IndividualsMarc A. Garcia, University of Texas at Austin

  62. Post-Mortem Presence of Drugs and Method of Completed Suicide in ColoradoConnor Sheehan, University of Colorado at Boulder; Richard G. Rogers, University of Colorado at Boulder

  63. The Strength of Family Ties: A Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression of Self-Reported Social Support and MortalityEran Shor, McGill University; David Roelfs, University of Louisville

  64. Working Conditions, Lifestyles and HealthElena Cottini, Università Bocconi; Paolo Ghinetti, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale

  65. Educational Attainment by Life Course Sexual Attraction: Prevalence and Correlates in a Nationally Representative Sample of Young AdultsKatrina M. Walsemann, University of South Carolina; Lisa Lindley, George Mason University; Danielle Gentile, University of South Carolina; Shehan Welihindha, University of South Carolina

  66. Differences in Insurance Coverage and Access to Health Care for Married Persons and Same-Sex and Different-Sex Unmarried Partners: Evidence from the National Health Interview Survey, 2007-2011Miriam King, University of Minnesota; Ryan Moltz, University of Minnesota

  67. Social Marginalization and Health Service Utilization among MSM and Transgender Women in San Salvador, El SalvadorKatherine Andrinopoulos, Tulane University; Flor de Maria Hernandez, TEPHINET; Maria Elena Guardado, TEPHINET

  68. Same-Sex Unions and Health: An Examination of Alcohol UseCorinne Reczek, University of Cincinnati; Hui Liu, Michigan State University; Russell Spiker, University of Cincinnati

  69. The Economic Cost of Disability, Morbidity and Illness on Labor Market Outcomes in IndonesiaSophie Mitra, Fordham University; Usha Sambamoorthi, West Virginia University

  70. Social Support and Cumulative Physiological Dysregulation among Chinese at Advanced Ages: Preliminary Findings from the CLHLSTing Li, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Xiaoming Shi, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC); Zhaoxue Yin, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC); Yi Zeng, Duke University and Peking University

  71. Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension in Urban Poor Communities in AccraRaphael B. Awuah, University of Ghana; Ama de-Graft Aikins, University of Ghana

  72. Marital Status, Mental Health and Mortality: Evidence from the Taiwan Longitudinal Study on AgingYi Sin Chen, National Taiwan University

  73. Determinants of Full Child Immunization among 12-23 Months Old in NigeriaFunmi Adebiyi, University of the Witwatersrand

  74. Data Issues in the Study of Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factors among Youth in Low and Middle Income CountriesLaura Nolan Khan, Princeton University; Toshiko Kaneda, Population Reference Bureau (PRB); Wendy Baldwin, Population Reference Bureau (PRB); Lindsey Amato, Population Reference Bureau (PRB)

  75. Recast(e)ing Inequality: Residential Segregation by Caste across City Size in IndiaGayatri Singh, Brown University; Trina Vithayathil, Brown University

  76. Transformations of Public Healthcare Services in Puerto Rico from 1993 until 2010Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, University of Texas at San Antonio

  77. Impact of Perceptions of Neighborhood Walkability and Perceptions of Behavioral Control over Exercise on Obesity in a Diverse PopulationShira Schwartz, NYU Langone Medical Center; Bruce Link, Columbia University; Andrew Rundle, Columbia University; Gina Lovasi, Columbia University

  78. Gender Differences in Correlates of Multiple Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in NamibiaDominique Meekers, Tulane University; Ainura Moldokmatova, Tulane University

  79. Child Vaccinations in Ghana: Which Children Benefit from the National Vaccination Days Campaigns?C. Joy Msiska, Indiana University; Dominique Meekers, Tulane University

  80. Adolescent Experience Affects Longevity: Evidence from Historical EpidemiologyApril Falconi, University of California, Berkeley; Alison Gemmill, University of California, Berkeley; Ronald Dahl, University of California, Berkeley; Ralph Catalano, University of California, Berkeley

  81. Temporal Changes in Self-Rated Health: APC Models of Racial DisparitiesAudrey N. Beck, San Diego State University; Brian K. Finch, RAND Corporation; Shih-Fan Lin, San Diego State University

  82. Temporal Trends in Oral Health: Understanding the Role of Social ConditionsShih-Fan Lin, San Diego State University; Tracy Finlayson, San Diego State University

  83. The Effect of Incarceration on Adult BMI Trajectories, United States, 1981-2006Brian Houle, University of Colorado at Boulder

  84. An Analysis of the Socio-Demographic and Spatial Determinants of under-Five Mortality in ZambiaBrian Munkombwe, University of Texas at San Antonio

  85. Excess Fertility and Infant Mortality in Sub-Saharan AfricaJason Wencak, Bowling Green State University

  86. The Puzzling Role of Context in Race Specific Odds of DeathWesley L. James, University of Memphis; Jeralynn S. Cossman, Mississippi State University

  87. School Quality Trajectories and Later-Life Physical and Mental HealthSze Liu, Harvard School of Public Health; Andrew Halpern-Manners, University of Minnesota