Friday, April 1 / 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   •   Exhibit Hall C

Poster Session 6

  1. Integration of Demographic, Climate and Epidemiological Factors in the Modeling of Meningococcal Meningitis Epidemic Occurrence in NigerSusana Beatriz Adamo, Columbia University ; Sylwia Trzaska, Columbia University ; Laurence Cibrelus, Columbia University ; Carlos Perez, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies ; Madeleine Thomson, Columbia University ; Gregory Yetman, Columbia University ; John del Corral, Columbia University ; Pietro Ceccato, Columbia University ; Jan Perlwitz, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies ; Ron Miller, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies ; Olga Kalashnikova, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

  2. Household Structure and Children’s Obesity RisksSolveig Argeseanu Cunningham, Emory University

  3. Child Poverty and Disparity Trends in Egypt during 2000-2008Dina Armanious, Cairo University ; Heba Laithy, Al-Azhar University, Cairo

  4. Women’s Decision-Making Autonomy and Their Nutritional Status in EthiopiaYibeltal T. Bayou, International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), Ethiopia

  5. Examining the Effect of the Supplemental Poverty Measurement Unit: Using the American Community SurveyAlemayehu Bishaw, U.S. Census Bureau

  6. Long-Term Cohabitation: The Determinants and Consequences for ChildrenRyan Bogle, Bowling Green State University

  7. On the Impact of Separate Fertility and Mortality Assumptions for Native and Migrant Subpopulations in Population ProjectionsChristina Bohk, University of Rostock

  8. Measurement of Educational Progress and Intergenerational Effect of Women’s SchoolingKakoli Borkotoky, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  9. Individual Religious Affiliation, Religious Community Context, and Reproductive Health Care in MozambiqueBoaventura Cau, Arizona State University

  10. States with Legalized Medical Marijuana Have Higher Marijuana Use and Dependence: Using the Legalization of Medical Marijuana as a Proxy Measure of Community NormsMagdalena Cerda, Columbia University ; Melanie Wall, Columbia University ; Katherine Keyes, Columbia University ; Deborah Hasin, Columbia University

  11. Adolescents' Work and Schooling in MalawiSatvika Chalasani, Population Council

  12. Phased Retirement for Older Workers in TaiwanJennjou Chen, National Chengchi University (NCCU) ; Ching-Hsiang Chuang, National Chengchi University (NCCU)

  13. Marriage Transitions and Integration: Determinants and Preferences in the First Marriage among Immigrants in SpainLuis Alberto Del Rey Poveda, Universidad de Salamanca ; Daniela Vono, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  14. The Effect of HIV/AIDS on Fertility via Children’s School EnrollmentsLaurie DeRose, University of Maryland

  15. Contraceptive Use and Desire for More Children in Rural Districts of Two States in India - a Community Based Cross Sectional Study (an ICMR Task Force Study)Balwan Dhillon, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) ; Nomita Chandhiok, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

  16. Does SES Explain More of the Black/White Health Gap than We Thought? Revisiting Our Approach towards Understanding Racial Disparities in HealthD. Phuong Do, University of South Carolina ; Reanne Frank, Ohio State University ; Brian K. Finch, San Diego State University

  17. Profiling the Elderly: Understanding Recent Trends in Acceleration of African Population AgeingHenry V. Doctor, Columbia University

  18. Who Should versus Who Does: Couple Disagreement in Decision-Making and Domestic Violence in GhanaNaa Dodua Dodoo, University of Ghana

  19. Educational Assortative Matching and Income Development: Results from Longitudinal Register Data in Sweden 1990-2005Martin Dribe, Lund University ; Paul Nystedt, Linkoping University

  20. An Empirical Assessment of Parametric Survival Functions for Modeling LongevityDennis Feehan, Princeton University

  21. Educational Quality of the Population in U.S. Metro Areas: 2009Thomas File, U.S. Census Bureau

  22. Stigma and Status: Adolescent Life Satisfaction and ObesityRenata Forste, Brigham Young University ; Erin Moore, Brigham Young University

  23. Missing at Random? An Analysis of the Impact of Sample Selection on Integenerational Earnings ElasticitiesLiana Fox, Columbia University

  24. Urban Environment and the Independence of Senior CitizensAmy L. Fuhrman, University of Washington

  25. Conflict or Divorce? Does Parental Conflict and/or Divorce Increase Adult Children’s Rates of Cohabiting and Marital Dissolution?Constance T. Gager, Montclair State University ; Miriam R. Linver, Montclair State University

  26. Africa’s Progress in the Education MDGs: Accounting for the Role of Demographic and Economic ChangeSarah Giroux, Cornell University

  27. Understanding the Gap between Females and Males in Life Expectancy in CubaMadelín Gómez León, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED) ; Esther María León Díaz, Oficina Nacional de Estadisticas, Cuba

  28. Gendered Barriers at Exits of Unemployment. The Gender Gap in Unemployment Duration in SpainPilar Gonalons Pons, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  29. Comparing Two Age-Period-Cohort Methodologies to Model Grade Progression ProbabilitiesRaquel Guimarães, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR), UFMG ; Eduardo L. G. Rios-Neto, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR), UFMG

  30. Increasing Family Planning Utilization among Latinas: Opportunities and Challenges Young Adult Hispanic WomenLina Guzman, Child Trends ; Selma Caal, Child Trends ; Manica Ramos, Child Trends

  31. Error in the Measurement of Mortality: An Application to the Analysis of Racial Mortality DisparityYu-Chieh Hsu, Carnegie Mellon University ; Lowell Taylor, Carnegie Mellon University

  32. The Dynamics of Income, Earnings, and Poverty of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States: 2006 to 2009Eric B. Jensen, U.S. Census Bureau ; Nathan P. Walters, U.S. Census Bureau

  33. “Gender Transition” and Demographic Development: Some Issues of Population PolicyIrina E. Kalabikhina, Moscow State University

  34. Change in Young Adult Union Formation and Dissolution over Twenty Years: A Cohort Comparison Using the National Longitudinal SurveysClaire M. Kamp Dush, Ohio State University

  35. Diverging Destinies: Inequality Trends among Children in Sub-Saharan Africa (1971-2007)Vongai Kandiwa, Cornell University

  36. Alcohol, Sexual Violence and HIV/AIDS in India: Exploring the Possible RelationshipAbdul G. Khan, Gulbarga University ; Sateesh Gouda, Karnataka Health Promotion Trust

  37. Effect of Past Hormonal Contraceptive Use on Blood, Salivary, and Urinary Progesterone Levels in Young WomenShoko Konishi, The University of Tokyo ; Eleanor Brindle, University of Washington ; Kathleen A. O'Connor, University of Washington

  38. Race/Ethnic Differences in the Wellbeing of Co-Resident Grandchildren in the U.S., 1978-2009Patrick M. Krueger, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center

  39. Adverse Effects of Nucleotide Excision Repair and Transcription Gene Abnormalities on Human Fetal and Placental DevelopmentAnil Kumar, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY) ; Amiran Dzutsev, National Cancer Institute, NIH ; Roxana Moslehi, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)

  40. Health Reporting and Social Experience: Maternal Reports of Child Sickness in the Developing WorldValerie Lewis, Harvard University

  41. The Case of the Missing Ethnicity: Tribal Non-Response among Multiracial American IndiansCarolyn A. Liebler, University of Minnesota ; Meghan Zacher, University of Minnesota

  42. Cohabitation and U.S. Adult Mortality: A Gender and Race-Ethnicity PerspectiveHui Liu, Michigan State University ; Corinne Reczek, University of Texas at Austin

  43. Rapid Decline of Female Genital Circumcision in Egypt: An Exploration of PathwaysJenny Liu, RAND Corporation ; Sepideh Modrek, Stanford University ; Yevgeniy Goryakin, University of California, Berkeley

  44. Factors Associated with Varying Old-Age Dependency Ratios in Sub-Saharan AfricaSara Lopus, University of California, Berkeley

  45. Moving to Move up?Anna Manzoni, Yale University

  46. Children with Unemployed Parents: Trends during the U.S. RecessionNadwa Mossaad, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) ; Mark S. Mather, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) ; William O'Hare, Annie E. Casey Foundation

  47. Intergenerational Gains in Educational Attainment: How Do Rural Brazilians Fare after Education Reform?Erica J. Mullen, Brown University

  48. Exploring the Use of Gender Scales in Predicting Contraceptive Use in TanzaniaGeeta Nanda, Academy for Educational Development (AED) ; Sidney Ruth Schuler, Academy for Educational Development (AED) ; Jane Alaii, Academy for Educational Development (AED) ; James Foreit, Population Council ; Elisabeth Rottach, Academy for Educational Development (AED)

  49. Contraceptive Use among Slum and Non-Slum Dwellers: An Analysis of Selected Cities in IndiaRaj Narayan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  50. Family Life Education and Menstrual Practices among Unmarried Adolescent Women of Urban IndiaRajiva Prasad, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) ; Puspita Datta, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  51. Ramifications of Divorce on the Economic Activity of Men and Women - a Multilevel AnalysisLiat Raz-Yurovich, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  52. Food Deserts: Are We Looking in the Right Places?Andrea Richardson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Janne Boone-Heinonen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Barry M. Popkin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Penny Gordon-Larsen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  53. The Civic Engagement of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans in Los Angeles: Findings from the Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey, Wave IWilliam E. Rosales, University of California, Los Angeles

  54. Birth-Spacing, Infant Mortality, and the Use of Contraceptives: Evidence from Longitudinal DataUnnati Rani Saha, ICDDR,B and Tilburg University ; Arthur van Soest, Tilburg University

  55. Changes in Provincial Poverty and Inequality in Post-ĐổI mớI VietnamScott R. Sanders, Cornell University

  56. The Spatial Dynamics of Neighborhood Inequality in the 21st Century MetropolisGregory K. Sharp, Pennsylvania State University

  57. Out of Pocket Expenditure of Major Morbidity and Gender Inequality in IndiaAkansha Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) ; Himanshu Katyan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) ; Amarjit Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  58. Influence of Women's Empowerment on Maternal Health and Maternal Health Service Utilization: A Regional Look at AfricaKavita Singh, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Shelah S. Bloom, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  59. Exploring the Socioeconomic, Demographic and Behavioral Correlates of Gender Disparities in HIV Testing in IndiaMayank Kumar Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) ; Shrikant Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) ; Ravi Prakash, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  60. Farther on down the Road: Transport Costs, Trade and Urban Growth in Sub-Saharan AfricaAdam Storeygard, Brown University

  61. Race Disparities in Disability Trajectories among Older Americans: Cohort Effects and Disease ProfilesMiles G. Taylor, Florida State University

  62. Trajectories of Social Engagement and MortalityPatricia A. Thomas, University of Texas at Austin

  63. Educational Assortative Mating and Fertility in BrazilMaria C. Tomas, University of California, Berkeley

  64. The Promise of Affordable Implants; Evidence from KenyaKatherine Tumlinson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Markus Steiner, Family Health International (FHI) ; Kate Rademacher, Family Health International (FHI) ; Alice Olawo, Family Health International (FHI) ; Marsden Solomon, Family Health International (FHI) ; John Bratt, Family Health International (FHI)

  65. Racial/Ethnic and Gender Trajectories of Functional Impairment: Exploring Between- and Within-Group HeterogeneityDavid F. Warner, Case Western Reserve University ; Jielu Lin, Case Western Reserve University ; Tyson Brown, Vanderbilt University

  66. Beyond a Variable-Centered Approach to Place: Identifying and Assessing Neighborhood TypologiesTara D. Warner, Bowling Green State University ; Raymond R. Swisher, Bowling Green State University ; Jorge Chavez, Bowling Green State University ; Danielle C. Kuhl, Bowling Green State University

  67. A Multilevel Model: Effects of Adolescent Family Structure, Parent-Child, and Sibling Relationship Quality on Young Adults' Mental HealthBethany K. Wexler Rainisch, University of California, Los Angeles

  68. Nepali Migrants to the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: Values, Behaviors, and PlansNathalie Williams, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Arland Thornton, University of Michigan ; Dirgha J. Ghimire, University of Michigan ; Linda Young-DeMarco, University of Michigan ; Mansoor Moaddel, Eastern Michigan University

  69. Change in Age-Cause Structure of Educational Differences in Life Expectancy at Old Ages in Sweden and FinlandVirginia Zarulli, Università di Roma "La Sapienza" ; Domantas Jasilionis, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research ; Dmitri A. Jdanov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  70. Family Structure and Intergenerational Support in Urban ChinaHaiyan Zhu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  71. Reproductive Health in Post-Emergency Refugee CampsLinnea Zimmerman, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health ; Catherine Packer, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health ; Courtland Robinson, Johns Hopkins University