Poster Session 6:
Applied Demography, Methods, Health and Mortality

Friday, April 1
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  1. Gender Imbalance in the HIV Prevalence in Sub-Saharan AfricaJacob A. Adetunji, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  2. Community-Based Interventions Can Change Detrimental Social Norms: Experience from the Navrongo Female Genital Mutilation ExperimentPhilip B. Adongo, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Elizabeth F. Jackson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Livesy Abokyi, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Reshma Naik, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Ellie Feinglass, Population Council; Patricia Akweongo, Navrongo Health Research Centre

  3. Post-Census 2000 Population Estimates for the Municipios of Puerto Rico: Current Research at the Census BureauBashiruddin Ahmed, U.S. Census Bureau; Arjun Adlakha, U.S. Census Bureau; Antonio Bruce, U.S. Census Bureau

  4. Job Strain and Mortality among Men and Women in the United StatesBenjamin Amick, University of Texas at Houston

  5. Fertility Awareness-Based Guidelines for Postpartum WomenMarcos Arevalo, Georgetown University; Irit Sinai, Georgetown University

  6. World Population Changes from 1990 to 2005 Viewed through the Stationary Population EquivalentRoger Avery, Brown University

  7. Digging Deeper: Uses of Administrative Records at the U.S. Census BureauLisa M. Blumerman, U.S. Census Bureau; Carrie R. Simon, U.S. Census Bureau

  8. Segregation and Obesity Prevalence among U.S. AdultsJason D. Boardman, University of Colorado at Boulder; Jarron M. Saint Onge, University of Colorado at Boulder; Richard G. Rogers, University of Colorado at Boulder; Justin T. Denney, University of Colorado at Boulder

  9. Underestimated Life Expectancy as a Principal Risk to Commercial Pension Insurance System in the Czech RepublicBoris Burcin, Charles University, Prague; Tomas Kucera, Charles University, Prague

  10. School Capacities Reduction: Geodemographic Background Study for Decision Making Process (an Inner Prague District Case Study)Boris Burcin, Charles University, Prague; Eva Caithamlova, Charles University, Prague; Zdenek Cermak, Charles University, Prague; Tomas Kucera, Charles University, Prague

  11. Explaining the Latino Asthma Advantage: The Role of Neighborhood Social ContextKathleen A. Cagney, University of Chicago; Christopher Browning, Ohio State University; Danielle Wallace, University of Chicago

  12. Small Area Population Estimates by Demographic Characteristics: A Case Study for 170 Census Tracts in Multnomah County, OregonQian Cai, Portland State University

  13. Adjusting for Unequal Selection Probability in Structural Equation and Multilevel Models: Applications to Demographic Survey DataKim Chantala, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; C. M. Suchindran, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  14. Estimating Causal Relationships in NAEPDuncan Chaplin, Urban Institute; Sheila Isanaka, Urban Institute; Austin Nichols, Urban Institute

  15. Quality of Primary Care by Race, Ethnicity and Language among Medicaid Children in California: The Role of Managed CareArpita Chattopadhyay, University of California, San Francisco

  16. Neither Here nor There: Using GIS to Integrate Data from Incongruent Geographic AreasJana Chavers, College of William and Mary; Laura C. Nixon, College of William and Mary; Kate C. Dykgraaf, College of William and Mary; Amin Vafa, College of William and Mary

  17. The Effects of “Color” in Individual and Family Levels on Child Mortality in São Paulo, BrazilKuniko Chijiwa, University of Florida

  18. Residential Duration in an Unusual and New Destination State (Utah) and the Health of HispanicsYoungtae Cho, Seoul National University; E. Helen Berry, Utah State University; Michael B. Toney, Utah State University

  19. Spatial Clustering of Cause Specific MortalityJeralynn S. Cossman, Mississippi State University; Wesley James, Mississippi State University; Ronald E. Cossman, Mississippi State University

  20. A Quantitative Analysis of the Relative Effects of the Components of Change Used in Postcensal County Population EstimatesSam T. Davis, U.S. Census Bureau

  21. Violence against Women and Depression in Rural EthiopiaNegussie Deyessa, Public Health; Yemane Berhane, Public Health; Atalay Alem, Addis Ababa University; Mary Ellsberg, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH); Ulf Hogberg, Umea University; Gunnar Kulgren, Umea University

  22. Determinants of Malnutrition among Children in IndiaA. Dharmalingam, University of Waikato; T. Alesan, Kamaraj College

  23. Caste Differentials in Child Mortality in IndiaPremChand Dommaraju, Arizona State University

  24. Covariate Analysis of Multistate Life Tables: Application to Women’s Contraceptive DynamicsC. M. Suchindran, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Tzy-Mey (May) Kuo, Research Triangle Institute; Helen P. Koo, Research Triangle Institute

  25. The Demographic Impact of AIDS Mortality among the Adult Population in 56 CountriesBrynn G. Epstein, U.S. Census Bureau; Laura M. Heaton, U.S. Census Bureau

  26. Change in Suicide Rate Attributable to Individual’s Treatment with AntidepressantsAnnette Erlangsen, Aarhus Universitet; Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Pennsylvania State University; Yeates Conwell, University of Rochester

  27. Demography, Socioeconomics, and Geography: Endeavoring to Explain Land Cover Change in and around the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, EcuadorChristine M. Erlien, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Carlos F. Mena, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Alisson F. Barbieri, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Stephen J. Walsh, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  28. Direct Access to Emergency Contraception through PharmaciesDiana G. Foster, University of California, San Francisco; Sharon Cohen; Nicole Monastersky; Frances Chung, Public Health Institute; Nancy Kim; Mackenzie Melton, Public Health Institute

  29. No Somos Una Caja, Somos UN Todo: Ethnomedicine and Globalization in Southern ChileHanna Garth, Rice University

  30. Benchmarking Census Same-Sex Unmarried Partner Data with Other Glbt Survey DataGary J. Gates, Urban Institute; Christopher Carpenter, University of California, Irvine

  31. Pond Water Contamination And Incidence of Disease in Rural BangladeshAzizur R. Molla, Pennsylvania State University

  32. Does the Birth Order Affect the Cognitive Development of a Child?Frank Heiland, Florida State University

  33. The Influence of Climatic Variations on Child Survival in Burkina FasoSabine J.F. Henry, Université de Montréal; Stéphanie Dos Santos, Université de Montréal

  34. The Life Table without the Civil Registration System: Alternative Models of Indonesian MortalityMira M. Hidajat, Pennsylvania State University; Latrica E. Best, Pennsylvania State University

  35. Standard Days Method: Discontinuation and Program EffectivenessClaudia Velasquez, Georgetown University; Ernesto Pinto, CEMOPLAF; Rebecka I. Lundgren, Georgetown University

  36. The Effects of Sociodemographic Characteristics, Risky Behavior, and Prior Depression on Psychological Well-Being in Young AdulthoodMaria Johnson Kriechbaum, University of California, Los Angeles; Laura Piersol, University of California, Los Angeles

  37. The Global Tobacco Surveillance System: “Purpose, Production, and Potential”Nathan R. Jones, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Charles Warren, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Samira Asma, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  38. American Community Survey Data on the Foreign-Born Population: PUMS Files and Detailed TablesAlexa Kennedy-Puthoff, U.S. Census Bureau

  39. A New Efficient Algorithm for Construction of GOM ModelsMikhail Kovtun, Duke University; Igor Akushevich, Duke University; Kenneth G. Manton, Duke University; H. Dennis Tolley, Brigham Young University

  40. The Provision of Public-Sector Family Planning Services: U.S. Family Planning Clinics in 2003Laura Lindberg, The Alan Guttmacher Institute; Jennifer J. Frost, The Alan Guttmacher Institute

  41. The Impact of Program Design Changes on Access to Publicly Funded Family Planning Services in CaliforniaM. Catherine Maternowska, University of California, San Francisco; Claire Brindis, University of California, San Francisco; Antonia Biggs; Denis Hulett, UCSF Center for Reproductive Health Research & Policy; Philip Darney, University of California, San Francisco; Felicia Stewart, University of California, San Francisco; Diana G. Foster, University of California, San Francisco; J. Joseph Speidel, UCSF Center for Reproductive Health Research & Policy; Sara Laufer, University of California, San Francisco; Deborah Weiss, University of California, San Francisco

  42. Tube-Wells as a Community Health Intervention: Can They Be Effective in Bangladesh?Azizur R. Molla, Pennsylvania State University; Gretchen Cornwell, Pennsylvania State University

  43. Bootstrap to Study Completeness of Adult Mortality SurveillanceBhamidipati Narasimhamurthy, National Institute of Epidemiology; M. D. Gupte, National Institute of Epidemiology; A. K. Mathai, National Institute of Epidemiology; S. Jabbar, National Institute of Epidemiology; S. Venkata Subramanian, National Institute of Epidemiology

  44. Maternal Employment in Early Childhood and the Risk of Overweight in AdolescenceAtsuko Nonoyama, Alcorn State University; Pippa Simpson, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Jeffrey M. Gossett, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; C. Shannon Stokes, Pennsylvania State University

  45. Health Seeking Behavior and Child Health Outcome: Malaria Treatment and Preventive Behavior in Kenya and ZimbabweTom O. Owuor, Pennsylvania State University; William Sambisa, Pennsylvania State University; Peter Moyi, Pennsylvania State University

  46. Context and Child Health in Rural Districts of India: The Effect of Women’s Education at the Community LevelSangeeta Parashar, University of Maryland

  47. Multiple causes of death related to HIV/AIDS in two Brazilian cities: São Paulo and Santos, 2001Claudia Cristina de Aguiar Pereira, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Carla J. Machado, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais; Roberto do Nascimento Rodrigues, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais

  48. The Impact of Social Networks on Depression: Education Effect Focusing on Age and Gender DifferencesHyeyoung Woo, University of Texas at Austin

  49. Evaluating County Population Projections Using a Century of Census DataStefan Rayer, University of Florida

  50. Health Intervention and Health Equity: Evidence from Matlab, BangladeshAbdur Razzaque, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research; Peter Kim Streatfield, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research

  51. The Demographic Dynamics of Migration in Coastal GhanaHolly E. Reed, Brown University; Michael J. White, Brown University; Catherine N. Stiff, Brown University

  52. Evaluating Poverty Alleviation through Microcredit: Methodological and Empirical Evidence from IndonesiaChikako Yamauchi, University of California, Los Angeles

  53. Stochastic Small Area Population Forecasting until 2015 for Hospital Planning in Rostock, East GermanySabine Schnabel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Klaus Dahmen, University of Rostock

  54. Risk Perception and Response to Perceived Risk Models: Findings from the Slums of NairobiYetty Shobo, Pennsylvania State University

  55. Child Health in Peru: Importance of Regional Variation and Community Effects on Children’s Height and WeightHeeju Shin, University of Texas at Austin

  56. Provider Networks and Quality of Care for Reproductive Health Services in NepalDominic Montagu, University of California, San Francisco; Ndola Prata, University of California, Berkeley; Robert McPherson, Independant Consultant; Anand Tamang, Center for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities, Kathmandu

  57. An Interactive Demographic Approach to Projecting the Supply of Nurses by StateRichard A. Smiley, NCSBN

  58. Spuits, Stuips, and Saline Drips: Health-Seeking Behaviour for Childhood Illnesses in Urban South AfricaNatalie Spark-du Preez, Loughborough University; Paula Griffiths, Loughborough University; Noel Cameron, Loughborough University

  59. Child Health-Related Behaviors in Southern Ghana: Is Health Knowledge Important?Catherine N. Stiff, Brown University