Session 56:
The Impact of Healthy Behaviors on Well Being and Longevity

Thursday, March 31
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Salon J
Level 5

Chair: April A. Greek, Battelle- Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation
Discussant: Sandra L. Reynolds, University of South Florida

  1. Obesity and Central Obesity in Elderly People in Latin America and the Caribbean – Are We Fat?Flavia Andrade, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  2. Childhood Influences on Diabetes among Older AmericansLatrica E. Best, Pennsylvania State University; Mark D. Hayward, Pennsylvania State University

  3. The Impact of Health Behaviors and Life Quality on Gender Differences in MortalityMarc A. Luy, University of Rostock; Paola Di Giulio, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  4. Healthy People 2010: The Contribution of Good Health Behaviors to the Length and Quality of Healthy Life YearsErin B. Reidy, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

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