Session 137:
Biomarkers, BMI and Socioeconomic Differentials in Health

Friday, May 1
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Cadillac B
Level 5

Chair: Jessica Jones-Smith, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Virginia W. Chang, University of Pennsylvania

  1. Socioeconomic Status and Obesity among Mexican AdolescentsHeidi Norbis, Princeton University

  2. The Effect of Neighborhood-Level Poverty on Perceptions of Weight among AdolescentsRhiannon A. D'Souza, Ohio State University; Christopher Browning, Ohio State University

  3. The Influence of Access: Longitudinal BMI Change and Socioeconomic Status in the Health and Retirement Study, 1992-2006Nicholas J. Bishop, Arizona State University

  4. Neuroendocrine Biomarkers, Subjective Social Status and Health in TaiwanOmer Gersten, Academia Sinica; Tom Boyce, University of British Columbia; Paola Timiras, University of California, Berkeley

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