Friday, March 31 / 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM   •   San Gabriel A

Session 88:
Socioeconomic Determinants of Obesity

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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