Session 205:
Obesity in Different Demographic Contexts

Saturday, May 3
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Maine
5th Floor

Discussant: Youfa Wang, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY)
Chair: Flavia Andrade, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  1. The Association of Obesity and Self-Rated Health across Periods and CohortsClaire Altman, Rice University; Marianne M. Hillemeier, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Long-Term Body Weight Trajectories and Mortality in Older Adults: Hierarchical Clustering of Sparse Functional DataAnna Zajacova, University of Wyoming; Huong Nguyen, Ohio State University; Snehalata Huzurbazar, University of Wyoming

  3. Separating Boys and Girls and Increasing Weight? Assessing Impacts of Single-Sex Schools through Random Assignment in SeoulJaesung Choi, Sungkyunkwan University; Hyunjoon Park, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Explaining Gender-Specific Racial Differences in Obesity Using Self-Reports of Food Intake and Physical ActivityFrank Heiland, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY); Mary A. Burke, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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