Session 106:
Immigrant Adaptation and Health Outcomes

Friday, March 30
12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Gotham
7th floor

Chair: Kimberly Goyette, Temple University
Discussant: Gretchen A. Condran, Temple University

  1. A Tale of Two Cities: Residential Context and the Health-Risk Behaviors of Latino Adolescents in Los Angeles and ChicagoReanne Frank, Ohio State University

  2. A Longitudinal Analysis of Immigrant Adaptation and Immigrant-Native Disparities in Obesity among Older AmericansMelonie P. Heron, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Katrina M. Walsemann, University of Michigan; Robert Schoeni, University of Michigan

  3. Acculturation and Diet among Mexican-American Women: Findings from the 2000 National Health Interview SurveyJennifer Karas Montez, University of Texas at Austin; Karl Eschbach, University of Texas Medical Branch

  4. Disentangling Mental Health, Immigrant Adaptation, and Selection: A Natural Experiment ApproachMark VanLandingham, Tulane University; Hongyun Fu, Tulane University

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