Poster Session 8:
Adult Health and Mortality

Saturday, May 3
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  1. Self-Rated Health and 5-Year Mortality across Birth Cohorts: Change or Stability in Predictive Validity?Edward Berchick, Princeton University

  2. Education and Self-Awareness of Health: Towards a Better Understanding of the Variance in the Predictive Ability of Self-Rated HealthHeeju Sohn, University of Pennsylvania

  3. The Relationship between Childhood Circumstances and Adult Health Disparities: Evidence from ColombiaJohanna Fajardo-Gonzalez, University of Minnesota

  4. Refining the Association among Race, Education, and HealthMichael H. Esposito, University of Washington

  5. The Significance of Differential Record Linkage for Understanding Black-White Mortality DifferentialsJoseph T. Lariscy, Duke University

  6. Poverty and Race and Ethnic Differences in Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Series Resistance for Female Teens in the United StatesAlexis R. Santos-Lozada, University of Texas at San Antonio

  7. The Latin American Human Mortality Database: An Emerging Source of Mortality Data for Developing CountriesBernardo L. Queiroz, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG); Piedad Urdinola, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  8. The Role of Education in Explaining Racial/Ethnic Allostatic Load Differentials in the United StatesJeffrey Howard, University of Texas at San Antonio; P. Johnelle Sparks, University of Texas at San Antonio

  9. Multilevel Socioeconomic Differentials in Allostatic Load in Chinese AdultsHongwei Xu, University of Michigan

  10. Associations between Area-Level Conditions, Socioeconomic Conditions, and Mortality: Do They Vary over the Life Course?Eva U. B. Kibele, University of Groningen; Patrick Praeg, University of Groningen; Paul Norman, University of Leeds

  11. Health Care Access and Utilization among Hispanics Living in New versus Established Destinations: Examining the Moderating Role of RuralityShannon M. Monnat, Pennsylvania State University; Raeven Faye Chandler, Pennsylvania State University; Danielle Ely, Pennsylvania State University

  12. Chronic Health Condition of Asian Migrants to Australia: A Longitudinal InvestigationSamba Siva Rao Pasupuleti, Deakin University Australia; Santosh Jatrana, Deakin University Australia

  13. Age and Cause-Specific Mortality Rates in Recession Years: Evidence from GreeceAlexandra Tragaki, Harokopio University of Athens

  14. Private Health Insurance and Health Inequalities in a National Health SystemAmélie Quesnel-Vallée, McGill University; Emilie Renahy, St Michael's Hospital

  15. Evaluating Measurement Error in Readings of Blood Pressure among Adolescents and Young Adults in a Developing CountryShawn Bauldry, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Kenneth Bollen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  16. The Impact of Cigarette Smoking on Life Expectancy between 1980 and 2010: A Global PerspectiveElisenda Renteria, International Agency for Research on Cancer; David Forman, International Agency for Research on Cancer; Isabelle Soerjomataram, International Agency for Research on Cancer

  17. Smoking at a Racial Intersection: The Association between Interracial Unionship and Smoking BehaviorJenifer Bratter, Rice University; Mary E. Campbell, Texas A&M University; Jarron M. Saint Onge, University of Kansas

  18. “Tall, Active and Well Made”? Maori and Pakeha Health Inequalities in Long-Term PerspectiveKris Inwood, University of Guelph; Les Oxley, University of Waikato; Evan Roberts, University of Minnesota

  19. What Can Lifespan Variation Tell Us about the Future of Mortality? The Curious Case of High-School Educated AmericansIsaac Sasson, University of Texas at Austin

  20. The Effect of Obesity on Disability Risk, Recurrence and Recovery, among Working Age Adults Living in the United StatesHeide Jackson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  21. Respiratory Viruses’ Effect on All-Cause Mortality: Winter and Summer Pseudoseasonal Life Expectancy in the United StatesAndrew Noymer, University of California, Irvine; Rahema Haseeb, University of California, Irvine

  22. The Effects of Economic Conditions around Retirement on Later-Life Functional Health and the Mitigating Role of Social Protection ProgrammesPhilipp Hessel, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  23. Minority Stress, Intimate Partner Violence, and Sexual Risk-Taking among Gay and Bisexual MenCatherine Finneran, Emory University

  24. “Health Insurance for Health Financing”: Strategy to Deal with Medical Poverty among Urban Poor in IndiaShrikant Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  25. Social Relationships and Mortality in Older Adulthood: Social Participation, Perceived Support, Social Networks and Neighborhood CharacteristicsJames Iveniuk, University of Chicago; Phil Schumm, University of Chicago

  26. The Confounding (or Lack Thereof) of Behavioral and Genetic Components of Health OutcomesBenjamin Domingue, University of Colorado at Boulder; Brian Houle, University of Colorado at Boulder; Jason D. Boardman, University of Colorado at Boulder

  27. Estimating the Size of Key Affected Populations in Concentrated HIV/AIDS Epidemics Using the Network Scale up MethodRachael Maltiel, Expedia, Inc.; Adrian Raftery, University of Washington

  28. Fit in the City? Weight Gain among Urban Individuals in Low and Middle Income CountriesAlka Dev, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR); Deborah L. Balk, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

  29. The Relationship between Population Aging and Macroeconomic Changes to the Growth in Global Diabetes Prevalence between 1990 and 2008Nikkil Sudharsanan, University of Pennsylvania; Mohammed Ali, Emory University; K. M. Venkat Narayan, Emory University

  30. Mechanisms of Neighborhood Disadvantage and HealthKaren Gerken, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  31. Helping HIV-Positive Adolescents Become Healthy Adults: Balancing Individual and Population-Level Health Needs in an Era of Biomedical HIV PreventionMorgan Philbin, Columbia University

  32. The Effect of Rural-Urban Migration on BMI in ThailandPhilip A. Anglewicz, Tulane University; Elizabeth Nauman, Tulane University; Mark VanLandingham, Tulane University

  33. Health and Well-Being in Later Midlife: The Role of Companion AnimalsRegina M. Bures, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH; Layla Esposito, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH; James Griffin, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH; Sandra McCune, WALTHAM®/Mars

  34. HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Sexual Context, and Contraceptive Use at Sexual Debut among Urban South African YouthsKate C. Prickett, University of Texas at Austin

  35. Dying in Silence: A Study on Mortality-Morbidity Gap in IndiaTulika Tripathi, Central University of Gujarat; Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan, National Institute of Advanced Studies

  36. An Exploration of Moral Hazard Behaviors under the National Health Insurance Scheme in Northern GhanaMaxwell Dalaba, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Samuel Chatio, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Patricia Akweongo, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  37. Why Do Indian People Avoid Government Doctors?Debasis Barik, National Council of Applied Economic Research

  38. Considering Health and Nutrition in Agricultural Production Decisions: Evidence from TanzaniaMartha Rogers, University of Minnesota; Helen Markelova, University of Minnesota

  39. Multiple Chronic Diseases and Their Linkages with Functional Health and Subjective Well-Being among Older Adults: An Analysis of Sage Wave1 Data, 2007 to 2010Perianayagam Arokiasamy, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Uttamacharya, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Somnath Chatterji, World Health Organization (WHO)

  40. Sexual Risk Behavior and Self-Identity among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Lom, Togo, and Accra, GhanaAmi R. Moore, University of North Texas; Nichola Williams, University of North Texas

  41. Trends and Prospects of Mortality by Age and Sex in India: 1991-2030Manisha Dubey, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  42. Conscientiousness and Mortality: An Exploration of Mechanisms Using the Panel Study of Income DynamicsAmelia Karraker, University of Michigan; Robert Schoeni, University of Michigan

  43. Disparities in Health Service Use and Access to Care among Multiracial Young Adults in the United StatesKaren Tabb, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Chris Larrison, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Shinwoo Choi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  44. Highest Earned Degree, Education in Years, and Health Behavior among U.S. Young AdultsJulie Skalamera, University of Texas at Austin; Robert A. Hummer, University of Texas at Austin; Katrina M. Walsemann, University of South Carolina; Melissa H. Humphries, University of Texas at Austin

  45. Chronic Inflammation at the Intersection of Race, Gender, and Socioeconomic Status: Health Behaviors as MechanismsAliza D. Richman, Pennsylvania State University; Tetyana Pudrovska, Pennsylvania State University

  46. Perceived Risk of Developing Hypertension in Urban Poor Communities in Accra, GhanaRaphael B. Awuah, University of Ghana; Ama de-Graft Aikins, University of Ghana

  47. Neighborhood Change and Health: The Case of Public Housing Demolitions in ChicagoPatrick Mayne, Brown University

  48. Does the Male-Female Health-Survival Paradox Exist in Rural Ghana? An Examination of Gender Disparities in Health and Mortality in the Kassena-Nankana District of GhanaCornelius Y. Debpuur, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Fabian Achana, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Raymond Aborigo, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  49. Perceived Housing Discrimination and Self-Rated Health: How Do Neighborhood Features Matter?Tse-Chuan Yang, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY); Danhong Chen, Pennsylvania State University; Kiwoong Park, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)

  50. Assimilation and Access to Health Care: Explaining Health Coverage Disparities among U.S. HispanicsChris Galvan, Pennsylvania State University

  51. “At Risk” Cardiovascular Health Profiles: Metabolic Dysregulation and Acculturative Processes for Latino AmericansEllis Logan, Pennsylvania State University

  52. Universalizing Healthcare Coverage in Delhi: Strengthening Health System Preparedness with Monitoring-Framework of Population HealthPapiya Guha Mazumdar, TERI University; Sumit Mazumdar, Institute for Human Development, New Delhi

  53. Postsecondary Academic Experiences in the Link between Education and HealthMelissa H. Humphries, University of Texas at Austin

  54. Poverty and Mental Health in Three Inner City Communities in Accra, GhanaMaame Peterson, University of Ghana; Francis Nii-Amoo Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University and University of Ghana

  55. Migration and Health above Age 50: Is There a Healthy Immigrant Effect and a Mediterranean Paradox in Europe?Benedetta Pongiglione, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

  56. Eating Behaviors and Mentality among College Age Female Athletes and Non-AthletesJeffrey A. Dennis, University of Texas of the Permian Basin; Hannah Hamilton, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

  57. Does Discrimination Drive the Gender Differences in Health Expenditures on Adults: Evidence from Cancer Patients in Rural IndiaAkansha Batra, Indian Statistical Institute; Indrani Gupta, Institute of Economic Growth (IEG); Abhiroop Mukhopadhaya, Indian Statistical Institute

  58. Temporal Trends in Differentials in Cause-Specific Mortality for Hispanics and Non-Hispanics in the Southwestern United States, by Gender, 1990 and 2000Lawrence Panas, University of Texas at Galveston; Karl Eschbach, University of Texas at Galveston

  59. Estimating Incidence of HIV with Synthetic Cohorts and Varying Mortality in UgandaBryan Sayer, Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.; Souleymane Barry, Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.

  60. Environmental Factors and Childhood Fever in Areas of the Ouagadougou – Health and Demographic Surveillance System – Burkina FasoFranklin Bouba Djourdebbé, Université de Montréal

  61. Obesity, Body Self-Perception and Major Depression: Differentials by Sex in BrazilCláudio Santiago Dias Jr, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG); Ana Paula Verona, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)

  62. Are There Migrant Health Advantages or Negative Immigrant Adaptations in Hypertension Awareness, Treatment, and Control?Emily Steiner, University of Colorado at Boulder; Fernando Riosmena, University of Colorado at Boulder; Richard G. Rogers, University of Colorado at Boulder

  63. Food Desert among the Urban Poor: Examining the Local Food Environment in Ga-Mashie, AccraFidelia A. A. Dake, University of Ghana; Samuel N. A. Codjoe, University of Ghana; Samuel Agyei-Mensah, University of Ghana

  64. Mortality Differentials among Asians and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders in the U.S.: 2009-2011Virginia S. Cain, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  65. Demographic Losses Related to Socio-Economic Inequalities in Adult Mortality in Lithuania: Evidence from Census-Linked Longitudinal DataDomantas Jasilionis, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Lithuanian Social Research Centre; Vlada Stankuniene, Lithuanian Social Research Centre; Dmitri A. Jdanov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and New Economic School, Russia; Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and New Economic School, Russia

  66. The Influence of Knowledge and Attitudes on Influenza and Pertussis Vaccination among Healthcare Workers in WisconsinLaura Blakeslee, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  67. A Closer Look at the Epidemiological Paradox: Self-Rated Health, Perceived Social Resources, and Neighborhood Immigrant ContextEileen E. S. Bjornstrom, University of Missouri; Danielle C. Kuhl, Bowling Green State University

  68. Developing a Scale to Visually Evaluate BMI from Twitter Profile PicturesJulia Morris, University of Washington; Stephanie Carson, University of Washington; Alina Arseniev, University of Washington; Gilad Amitai, University of Washington; Ali Shojaie, University of Washington

  69. Mortality Patterns: Impact of Education and Medical Cause in the Czech Republic 2001–2005Jitka Rychtarikova, Charles University in Prague; Klara Hulikova Tesarkova, Charles University in Prague; Pavel Zimmermann, University of Economics, Prague (VSE)

  70. Community Uninsurance and Unmet Health Care Needs: Is There a Spillover Effect for Rural Areas?Michael Castro, Bowling Green State University

  71. Lifestyle for Longevity: A Multi Country Study on Chronic Disease and Healthy Lifestyle BehaviourHenry A. Tagoe, University of Ghana

  72. Educational Gradients in Cardiovascular Health: Cohort Change and Race and Ethnic DisparitiesAudrey N. Beck, San Diego State University; Shih-Fan Lin, San Diego State University; Brian K. Finch, RAND Corporation

  73. Union Status and Self-Rated Health: Testing Education as a Moderator Using the National Health Interview Survey (1997-2011)Russell Spiker, University of Cincinnati; Corinne Reczek, Ohio State University

  74. Estimates of Active Life Expectancy among Mexican-Origin EldersMarc A. Garcia, University of Texas at Austin; Jacqueline L. Angel, University of Texas at Austin

  75. Unmet Need for Health Care: The Case of Foreigners Living in ItalyValeria Cetorelli, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  76. Understanding Patterns of HIV-Related Knowledge and Behaviors among People Living with HIV in Sub-Saharan AfricaWenjuan Wang, ICF International; Soumya Alva, John Snow, Inc.; Shanxiao Wang, ICF International

  77. Citizenship, Statelessness, and Structural Vulnerability to HIVStephanie Koning, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Amanda L. Flaim, Cornell University; David Feingold, Ophidian Research Institute

  78. Regional Differentials of Age-Specific Suicide Rate in South Korea 2005-2010Jaein Lee, University of Maryland

  79. Perceived Body Weight and Actual Body Mass Index (BMI) in Urban Poor Communities in Accra, GhanaGrace Frempong Agyemang, University of Ghana; Delali M. Badasu, University of Ghana

  80. Race/Ethnicity Is Associated with Disparities in Gonorrhea Rates in New York City, 2009Yusuf Ransome, Columbia University; Kaydian Reid, College of New Rochelle; Valerie Newsome, National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI)

  81. The Effect of Customer Knowledge on Antimalarial Drug QualityAnne Fitzpatrick, University of Michigan

  82. An Analysis of Migration as a Spatially-Dependent Correlate of MortalityWilliam J. Keith, Mississippi State University; Ronald E. Cossman, Mississippi State University; Jeralynn S. Cossman, Mississippi State University

  83. Obesity Trajectories and Mortality among Older Adults: The Case of Costa RicaBeatriz Novak, El Colegio de México

  84. Multilevel Modeling of District, Community and Individual Correlates to Public Health Facility Utilization for MCH CareRachana Patel, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  85. Extreme Warfare: Residency in Housing Voucher-Dense Communities, Violence, and Adolescent Mental HealthAmanda Kalamar, Johns Hopkins University; Tanya Lukasik, Johns Hopkins University; Robert Blum, Johns Hopkins University; Freya Sonenstein, Johns Hopkins University; Beth Marshall, Johns Hopkins University; Kristin Mmari, Johns Hopkins University; Michele Decker, Johns Hopkins University

  86. Dynamic Sequencing of Drug Treatments for ADHD Patients with Medicaid CoverageAnna Chorniy, Clemson University