Thursday, May 9 / 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM   •   Jackson

Session 55:
Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health

Chair: David Eggebeen, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Mark E. Hill, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Individual and Contextual Risks of Death among Race and Ethnic Groups in the United StatesStephanie A. Bond Huie, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

  2. Mortality among Aged Hispanic Americans: Past Evidence and New ResultsIrma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania ; Cassio M. Turra, University of Pennsylvania ; Bert Kestenbaum, U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)

  3. The Relationship between Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Factors and Overweight: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent HealthPenny Gordon-Larsen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Linda Adair, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Barry M. Popkin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  4. Racial Differences in Obesity and Educational StatusChristine Himes, Syracuse University ; Sandra L. Reynolds, University of South Florida

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