Session 158:
Race and Ethnic Disparities in Morbidity and Mortality in the United States

Saturday, April 17
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland A
Exhibition Level

Chair: Hedwig Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Sarah A. Burgard, University of Michigan

  1. Trends in Suicide among Urban White and Urban African American Males: 1980 to 2002Tim Wadsworth, University of Colorado at Boulder; Charis Kubrin, George Washington University; Jerald Herting, University of Washington

  2. Dyed Black: Homicide and Racial Classification on Death CertificatesAndrew Penner, University of California, Irvine; Aliya Saperstein, University of Oregon

  3. Race, Gender, and Hypertension: Findings from the NHANES-IIILeslie Hinkson, Georgetown University

  4. Disparities in Birth Weight between Non-Hispanic Blacks and Non-Hispanic Whites: The Effect of Rural ResidencyTheresa M. Fedor, University of Pennsylvania; E. Helen Berry, Utah State University; Eric N. Reither, Utah State University

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