Poster Session 5:
Health and Mortality

Friday, April 2
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  1. HIV/AIDS and Young Age Widowhood in Sub-Saharan AfricaJacob Adetunji, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  2. Unmet Health Needs for Sick Children in Mothers' Views in Rural BangladeshNurul Alam, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research

  3. Diabetes Burden among LatinosFlavia Andrade, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. The Relative Effects of Health Program Inputs and Household Socioeconomic Status on Use of Services in a Context of Targeted Program Placement: The Case of NicaraguaGustavo Angeles, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Margel Beteta, Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos - Nicaragua; Luis Blandon, Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos - Nicaragua

  5. Relationship between Cancer and Aging: Experimental Evidence and Mathematical Modeling ConsiderationsKonstantin G. Arbeev, Duke University; Anna V. Semenchenko, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Vladimir N. Anisimov, N.N. Petrov Research Institute of Oncology; Svetlana V. Ukraintseva, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Lyubov S. Arbeeva, Ulyanovsk State University

  6. Neighbors, Fertility and Endogenous PreferencesSolveig Argeseanu, University of Pennsylvania; Christopher R. Cunningham, Syracuse University

  7. Age and Time Patterns of Mortality by Cause in Italy: A Mortality Surface ApproachElisabetta Barbi, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Graziella Caselli, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Anatoli Yashin, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  8. Female Autonomy and Women's Nutritional Status in Egypt: Does Household Structure Matter?Adina K. Batnitzky, Brown University

  9. The Chronic Burden of Diabetes: Exploring the Racial Gap in Functional Status among Older AmericansLatrica E. Best, Pennsylvania State University

  10. Provincial Estimates and Projections of HIV/AIDS in ChinaSimona Bignami, University of Pennsylvania

  11. Influence of Non-Biological Factors on Early Neonatal Mortality: Evidences from Some Selected States of IndiaAparajita Chattopadhyay, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Ranjana Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Rajib Acharya, ORC Macro and Johns Hopkins University; Subrata Lahiri, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  12. Factors Influencing Reproductive Choices of HIV Infected Married Women: A Prospective Cohort Study in Mumbai, IndiaEmily Das, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Naval G Daver, Grant Medical College

  13. Multivariate Cohort-Based Analysis of Individual Risk of Mortality in Malawi: The Effects of Children Ever Born and School AttainmentHenry V. Doctor, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  14. Maternal Health Behaviors and the Childhood Health GradientJennifer Dowd, Princeton University

  15. Decomposing the Effects of Marital Trajectories on Health: A Discrete-Time Analysis of Transitions, Duration, Sequencing, and Timing across the Life CourseMatthew E. Dupre, Duke University; Sarah O. Meadows, Duke University

  16. Differential Adult Mortality by Underlying and Associated Causes of DeathIsaac W. Eberstein, Florida State University; Bryan M. Giblin, Florida State University; Charles Nam, Florida State University; Amy Walsh, Florida State University; Kyle Reese-Cassal, Florida State University

  17. Maternal Smoking, Prenatal Care, and Breastfeeding InitiationSylvia Ann Ellison, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Anjani Chandra, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  18. Young Women and Violence in Russia: A Study of Homicide Victimization RatesNatalia S. Gavrilova, University of Chicago; Victoria G. Semyonova, Ministry of Health, Russia; Galina N. Evdokushkina, Ministry of Health, Russia; Alla E. Ivanova, Ministry of Health, Russia; Leonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago

  19. A Happy Union between Biomarkers and the Social World? Examining the Validity of Proximate Allostatic LoadOmer Gersten, University of California, Berkeley

  20. Child Immunization in Rural West Bengal (India): A Multilevel AnalysisAtanu Ghosh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Laishram Ladusingh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  21. Infant Mortality in Peru and Mexico: Effects of MigrationShirin Hakimzadeh, Rice University

  22. The Social Determinants of Sleep: An Analysis Using the Wisconsin Longitudinal StudyLauren Hale, RAND

  23. Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Health, and Well-Being in a Less Developed SettingNathan R. Jones, University of California, Los Angeles

  24. Spatial Determinants of Childhood Morbidity in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Child SurvivalNgianga-Bakwin Kandala, University of Southampton

  25. Visualizing the Accessibility and Spatial Equity of HIV-Related Services: A Geographic Analysis of Chicago NeighborhoodsCatherine E. Kaukinen, Bowling Green State University; Christopher L. Fulcher, University of Missouri at Columbia

  26. Civic Engagement and Morbidity: Evidence from Poor Refugee Communities in JordanMarwan Khawaja, American University of Beirut; Mylene Salem-Tewtel, American University of Beirut; Maya I. Obeid, American University of Beirut; Matilda Saliba, American University of Beirut

  27. Mortality Dynamics of the U.S. Population by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1984-1999Ward Kingkade, U.S. Census Bureau

  28. Rural-Urban Differences in Infant/Child Morbidity and Mortality in Sub-Saharan AfricaMaxwell N. Kwenda, Bowling Green State University

  29. Race and Ethnic Disparities in Depression among Mothers in Los Angeles: Individual, Family, and Neighborhood EffectsSandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, RAND

  30. Decomposing Regional and Sex Mortality Differential in China 1999: The Causes of Death PerspectiveYong Li, Johns Hopkins University

  31. Family Health and Migration Decisions in the Early Years of Welfare Reform: Do Poverty and Social Support Change the Equation?Dee C. May, Pennsylvania State University; Gordon F. De Jong, Pennsylvania State University

  32. Recent Infant Mortality Trends in Central AmericaStephen D. McCracken, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Paul Stupp, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  33. Modeling the Course of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in China: An Application of a Bio-Behavioral Macrosimulation Model of the Spread of HIV/AIDSGiovanna Merli, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Sara Hertog, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  34. Neighborhood-Level Effects on Preterm and Very Preterm Birth among a Multi-Year Birth Cohort in Wake County, NCLynne Messer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Jay S. Kaufman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Barbara A. Laraia, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  35. Migration and Risk of Health: Are Migrant Workers More Vulnerable to STI/HIV in India?Sudipta Mondal, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Shiva S. Halli, University of Manitoba

  36. Religious Attendance, Age, and U.S. Adult MortalityBenjamin Moulton, University of Texas at Austin; Robert A. Hummer, University of Texas at Austin; Richard G. Rogers, University of Colorado at Boulder

  37. Population, Urban Environment and Health in IndiaDewaram A. Nagdeve, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  38. Overweight and Depression during AdolescenceBelinda L. Needham, University of Texas at Austin; Robert Crosnoe, University of Texas at Austin

  39. Healthy Immigrant Effect in Canada: A Longitudinal Perspective Using National Population Health SurveysEdward Ng, Statistics Canada; Russell Wilkins, Statistics Canada; Jean-Marie Berthelot, Statistics Canada

  40. Health Status, Urbanization, and Migration in Vietnam: Preliminary Findings from the 1997-98 Living Standard SurveyLiem T. Nguyen, Brown University

  41. Alcohol Consumption Is Associated with Increased All-Cause Mortality in Russian Men and Women: A Study Based on the Mortality of RelativesAmanda Nicholson, University College London; Martin Bobak, University College London; Michael Murphy, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Michael Marmot, University College London

  42. Changes in Household Composition and Orphan Living Situations in Selected African Countries Affected by HIV/AIDSFlorence Nyangara, Futures Group International

  43. Reasons of Emergence of Malaria in KBK Region of Orissa, India: An Anthropological ApproachMahendra Panda, Indian Council of Medical Research

  44. Study of Risk Factors of Maternal Mortality in the Slum Populations of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, IndiaArvind Pandey, Indian Council of Medical Research; B.N. Bhattacharya, Indian Statistical Institute

  45. Sexual Distress in Urban China: A Population-Based National Survey of Men and WomenWilliam L. Parish, University of Chicago; Elena Obkuhova, University of Chicago; Suiming Pan, Renmin University of China; Fang Li, University of Chicago

  46. Household, Community, and Contextual Effects on Childhood Malnutrition in Rural India: A Multilevel ApproachS. Rajaram, J.S.S. Institute of Economic Research; Thankam Sunil, University of Texas at San Antonio

  47. Dual-Earner Couples: The Impact of Relative Income on the Prevalence of Heart DiseaseErin B. Reidy, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  48. Does Women's Perception of Domestic Violence Have a Bearing on Reproductive Health and Health Seeking Practice in India? -- An Exploration Based on NFHS-2 DataNandini Roy, UNIFEM; Damodar Sahu, Institute for Research in Medical Statistics (ICMR)

  49. The Mortality Effects of Nepal's Vitamin A Distribution ProgramShea Rutstein, ORC Macro; Pav Govindasamy, ORC Macro

  50. Projecting the Demographic Impact of HIV/AIDS: Alternative ScenariosCheryl C. Sawyer, United Nations

  51. Breastfeeding and Maternal HIV-1 Disease Progression and MortalityGilda Sedgh, Harvard University; Donna Spiegelman, Harvard University; Gernard Msamanga, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences; Wafaie W. Fawzi, Harvard University

  52. Comparative Health Risk Assessment for Environmental Pollution in North Chennai, IndiaRavi P. Shankar, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute; Kalpana Balakrishnan, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute; Sankar Sambandam, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute; Padmavathi Ramaswami, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

  53. Domestic Violence in India and Repercussion on Women's HealthAjay Kumar Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Rabindra Kumar Sinha, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  54. Social Networks, Membership, and Participation on Health OutcomesLai S. Tso, University of Michigan

  55. Measuring the Expectation for Life and the Spread of Violence in Latin AmericaPiedad Urdinola, University of California, Berkeley; Bernardo L. Queiroz, University of California, Berkeley

  56. A Multi-Dimensional Assessment of the Health of Working Age VietnameseMark VanLandingham, Tulane University

  57. Aggregate Level Analysis of the Effect of Socioeconomic Factors on Neonatal, Postneonatal, and Infant Mortality in Peru, 2000Tania R. Vasquez, University of Texas at Austin

  58. Physical Activity Patterns among Native AmericansShu-Chuan Wang, Chung Shan Medical University; Ginger L. Gossman, University of Texas at Austin

  59. The Mediating Role of Cumulative Job Characteristics in SES-Health RelationshipsJohn R. Warren, University of Minnesota; Jennie E. Brand, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  60. HIV/AIDS in Zambia: New Trends in PrevalenceAntonia M. Welch, Harvard University

  61. Accidents and Injuries among Shift Workers: A Neglected Dimension of Labor Force InequalityLijuan Wu, University of Maryland

  62. Social Capital and Self-Rated Health Status: Urban China in the 1990sQing Xiao, Utah State University