Session 13:
Community and Neighborhood Influences on Health

Thursday, April 15
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland H
Exhibition Level

Chair: Melonie P. Heron, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC
Discussant: Karl Eschbach, University of Texas at San Antonio

  1. Community Context and Obesity among Chinese Adults: A Longitudinal and Multilevel AnalysisHongwei Xu, Brown University; Tao Liu, Bio Med Community Health

  2. Transit-Oriented Urban Economic Development and Changes in Crime and Drug UseMagdalena Cerda, The New York Academy of Medicine; Kimberly Tessari, University of Michigan; Ana Diez Roux, University of Michigan

  3. The Effects of Neighborhoods on Child Health: New Data and Results from Wave 2 of the Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood SurveyAnne Pebley, University of California, Los Angeles

  4. The Importance of Neighborhood Crime, Household Assets, and Sanitation Facilities for Systolic Blood Pressure among South African AdolescentsPaula Griffiths, Loughborough University; Zoe A. Sheppard, Loughborough University; Noel Cameron, Loughborough University; John M. Pettifor, University of the Witwatersrand; Shane Norris, University of the Witwatersrand

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