Adolescent Health and Obesity in the U.S.
Chair: Christine Himes, Syracuse University
Discussant: Rebecca Utz, University of Michigan
Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Reliability and Validity of Self-Reported Health Status among U.S. Adolescents Jason D. Boardman, University of Colorado at Boulder
Family Background and Adolescent Weight: An Examination of Social and Genetic Influences Molly A. Martin, Columbia University ; Gary Sandefur, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Obesity, Sociodemographic Characteristics, and Quality of Life among a Nationally Representative Sample of Adolescents Eric Reither, University of Wisconsin at Madison ; Karen Swallen, University of Wisconsin at Madison ; Ann Meier, University of Minnesota
Relationships between Obesity, Romantic Involvement, and Sexual Behavior in Adolescents Kara Joyner, Cornell University ; John Cawley, Cornell University ; Jeffery Sobal, Cornell University
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