Session 124:
Obesity, Health, and Mortality

Friday, April 1
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Room 404
Level 4

Chair: Steve Gortmaker, Harvard University
Discussant: Steve Gortmaker, Harvard University

  1. Income Differentials on Body Mass Index in the U.S. (1971-2002): A Complex Pattern of Consistency and Change within Race-Sex GroupsVirginia W. Chang, University of Pennsylvania; Diane S. Lauderdale, University of Chicago

  2. Estimates and Projections of Prevalence of Type Two Diabetes Mellitus in the US 2001, 2011, 2021: The Role of Demographic Factors in T2DMSharon W. Kirmeyer, National Center for Health Statistics - CDC; Susan C. Eaton, RTI Health Solutions

  3. Age, Period and Cohort Effects on Overweight and Obesity in a Nationally Representative Sample of AdultsEric N. Reither, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. Does China's One-Child Policy Generate Childhood Obesity in the 1990s?Juhua Yang, Brown University

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