Session 53:
Youth and Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Risk Behavior

Thursday, May 1
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Vineyard
4th Floor

Discussant: Wendy Baldwin, Population Reference Bureau (PRB)
Chair: Toshiko Kaneda, Population Reference Bureau (PRB)

  1. Urbanicity, Poverty, and the Double Burden of Malnutrition in Low and Middle Income CountriesNan M. Astone, Urban Institute

  2. Young People’s Smoking Behavior, Determinants, and Health Consequences: Evidence from Cape Area Panel Study (CAPS)Amos O. Oyedokun, Obafemi Awolowo University

  3. The Association of Physical Activity, Body Mass Index and the Blood Pressure Levels among Urban Poor Youth in Accra, GhanaErnest K. Afrifa-Anane, Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS); Samuel N. A. Codjoe, University of Ghana; Charles Agyemang, University of Amsterdam; Gbenga Ogedegbe, New York University (NYU); Ama de-Graft Aikins, University of Ghana

  4. Physical Activity Patterns of Adolescents in Rural India: An Examination of Gender DifferencesSharanya Thummalapally, Emory University; Shailaja Patil; Delia Lang, Emory University; Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham, Emory University

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