Session 134:
Adolescent Health and Obesity in the U.S.

Saturday, April 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Republic A
2nd Floor

Chair: Christine Himes, Syracuse University
Discussant: Rebecca Utz, University of Michigan

  1. Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Reliability and Validity of Self-Reported Health Status among U.S. AdolescentsJason D. Boardman, University of Colorado at Boulder

  2. Family Background and Adolescent Weight: An Examination of Social and Genetic InfluencesMolly A. Martin, Columbia University; Gary Sandefur, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  3. Obesity, Sociodemographic Characteristics, and Quality of Life among a Nationally Representative Sample of AdolescentsEric Reither, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Karen Swallen, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Ann Meier, University of Minnesota

  4. Relationships between Obesity, Romantic Involvement, and Sexual Behavior in AdolescentsKara Joyner, Cornell University; John Cawley, Cornell University; Jeffery Sobal, Cornell University

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