Session 116:
Environmental Exposures, Social Context and Reproductive Health

Friday, May 1
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Marquette B
Level 5

Chair: Vinod Mishra, Macro International Inc.
Discussant: Siobán D. Harlow, University of Michigan

  1. Racial Disparities in Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Women: The Role of Individual Characteristics, Sexual Behavior and Environmental ContextJami Leichliter, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Anjani Chandra, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Sevgi O. Aral, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  2. School Quality, the Spread of New Ideas and Transitions in Childbearing BehaviorSarah R. Brauner-Otto, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  3. Contraceptive Behaviour, Capacity-Building and Environmentalism among Women in Self-Help Groups: Some Policy ConcernsNiyati Joshi, Government of India; C.P. Prakasam, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  4. Symptoms of Reproductive Tract Infections and Mental Distress among Women in Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods of Beirut, LebanonMarwan Khawaja, American University of Beirut; Afamia Kaddour, Harvard University; Huda Zurayk, American University of Beirut; Faysal El-Kak, American University of Beirut

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