Session 171:
Contextual Influences on Health and Mortality

Saturday, April 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Emily Rosenbaum, Fordham University
Discussant: Jason Schnittker, University of Pennsylvania

  1. Examining the Mental Health Effects of a Housing Mobility Program by Vulnerable Subgroups: Who May Benefit, and Who May Not, from Moves to Low-Poverty Neighborhoods?Theresa L. Osypuk, Northeastern University; Maria Glymour, Harvard School of Public Health

  2. Body Mass Index, Diabetes, and Neighborhood Characteristics: Assessing the Role of Selection by Studying Movers and StayersKen R. Smith, University of Utah; Heidi Hanson, Huntsman Cancer Institute; Barbara Brown, University of Utah; Cathleen Zick, University of Utah; Jessie X. Fan, University of Utah

  3. Factors Driving Temporal and Spatial Patterns in Suicide Risk in the U.S., 1976-2000Julie A. Phillips, Rutgers University

  4. Ethnic Residential Segregation and Child Mortality: A Spatial Analysis of 1880 Newark, NJHongwei Xu, Brown University; John R. Logan, Brown University; Susan E. Short, Brown University

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