Poster Session 7

Saturday, March 31
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  1. Exploring Perceptions, Behaviors and Awareness: Water and Water Pollution in South AfricaBarbara A. Anderson, University of Michigan; John H. Romani, University of Michigan; Heston Phillips, Statistics South Africa; Marie Wentzel, Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa (HSRC); Kholadi Tlabela, Department of Correctional Services, South Africa

  2. Post-Migration Commuting Behavior among Urban to Rural Migrants in England and Wales, 2001Tony Champion, University of Newcastle upon Tyne; David L. Brown, Cornell University; Mike Coombes, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

  3. Foreign but at Home: Migration and Integration of Turkish and Bosnian Women in ViennaKatrin Fliegenschnee, Vienna Institute of Demography; Silvia Dallinger, Vienna Institute of Demography; Caroline Berghammer, Vienna Institute of Demography

  4. The Value of Remittances: Effects of Labor Migration on Family Income in TajikistanErin T. Hofmann, University of Texas at Austin; Cynthia Buckley, University of Texas at Austin

  5. Socio-Spatial Controls of Obesity in Delhi and Its EnvironsNaresh Kumar, University of Iowa and Brown University; Adina K. Batnitzky, University of Oxford

  6. International Migration and Development: The Case of ChinaZai Liang, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY); Hideki Morooka, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)

  7. Migration and Rural Urbanization: The Diffusion of Urban Behavior to Rural Communities in GuatemalaDavid P. Lindstrom, Brown University; Adriana Lopez Ramirez, Brown University; Elisa Munoz-Franco, Brown University

  8. Mortality Surveillance at Burial Sites in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): Major Methodological Issues and Opportunities for ResearchTekebash Araya, Addis Ababa University; Georges Reniers, University of Colorado at Boulder and University of the Witwatersrand; Gail Davey, Addis Ababa University; Yemane Berhane, Addis Ababa University; Eduard J. Sanders, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

  9. Perceived Health Status of Elderly in Rural Maharashtra: Do Socio-Economic Differentials Explain Anything?Dhananjay W. Bansod, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  10. Socioeconomic Characteristics and Health in Old Age: Intergenerational Influences in the Chinese FamilyToshiko Kaneda, Population Reference Bureau (PRB); Zachary Zimmer, University of Utah; Xianghua Fang, Beijing Municipal Network for Health & Care of the Elderly; Zhe Tang, Beijing Municipal Network for Health & Care of the Elderly

  11. Socioeconomic Status and Self-Rated Health in ChinaGuangya Liu, North Carolina State University; Feinian Chen, North Carolina State University

  12. Estimating the Migrant Survival Advantage from Parental Orphanhood of Second Generation MigrantsMarc Luy, University of Rostock

  13. Impact of ICD-10 Implementation on the Continuity of the Cause-of-Death Statistics: The Case of FranceFrance Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Jacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  14. Age Distribution in Seasonal Influenza and Pneumonia Mortality in the United States, 1960-2002Nobuko Mizoguchi, University of California, Berkeley

  15. The Effect of Life Transitions on Suicide in the ElderlyBrenda Ohta, Arizona State University; Leah Rohlfsen, Arizona State University

  16. Early-Life Experience and Old-Age Mortality: Evidence from Union Army VeteransDejun Su, University of Texas-Pan American

  17. The Health and Social Context of Menopause SymptomsSarah E. Tom, University of California, Berkeley

  18. Abortion-Related Deaths in Brazil: A Case StudySandra Valongueiro, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; Alessandra Chacham, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais

  19. Living in Radiation World: Populations Neuropsychiatric ProjectionsSergiy V. Volovyk, Duke University; Konstantin Loganovsky, Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine; Dimitry Bazyka, Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine; Volodymyr Bebeshko, Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine

  20. Is Self-Rated Health a Valid Outcome Measure for Studying Educational Differences in Health?Anna Zajacova, Princeton University

  21. Correlates of School Dropout in Ethiopia: Family and School FactorsKassahun A. Admassu, Brown University

  22. Delayed Dispersal in Humans: Natal Territory Quality and Dispersal TimingElizabeth Blum, Birmingham-Southern College

  23. Exploring Social Disorganization: A Multilevel Analysis of Child Mortality in Metropolitan São Paulo, BrazilKuniko Chijiwa, University of Florida; John D. Reitzel, Illinois State University

  24. Weight Overestimation as a Predictor of Disordered Eating Behaviors among Young Women in the United StatesAmanda R. Conley, University of Colorado at Boulder

  25. The Impact of HIV/AIDS and Other Macrosocial Transformations on Children's Living Arrangements in South AfricaErika K. Barth Cottrell, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Nompumelelo B. Nzimande, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  26. The Differential Value of Sons and Daughters in Contemporary SocietyRebecca Kippen, Australian National University; Ann Evans, Australian National University; Edith E. Gray, Australian National University

  27. Adolescent Fertility, Marriage, Race and Religion in BrazilSarah McKinnon, University of Texas at Austin; Catherine McNamee, University of Texas at Austin

  28. Ethnicity, Family Structure, Household Socioeconomic Status and Premarital Sexual Initiation and Safe Sex Practices among Adolescents in ZimbabweWilliam Sambisa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Sian Curtis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; C. Shannon Stokes, Pennsylvania State University

  29. Distinct Elements of a Multidimensional Measure of Young Adult SES Differentially Predict Obesity across Race/EthnicityMelissa Scharoun-Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Penny Gordon-Larsen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  30. The Global Distribution of Infant Mortality: A Subnational Spatial ViewAdam Storeygard, Brown University; Marc Levy, Columbia University; Glenn D. Deane, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)

  31. Neighborhood Disadvantage and Perceptions of Social Support among AdolescentsSapna Swaroop, University of Chicago; Michelle Pannor Silver, University of Chicago; Kathleen A. Cagney, University of Chicago

  32. Assessing the Effect of Mother’s Migration on Childhood Mortality in Informal Urban SettlementsYe Yazoume, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Adama Konseiga, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Eliya M. Zulu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  33. Economic Analysis of the Abortion Incidence in the U.S. in 2000Karin Ganter, Ipas

  34. Welfare Recipiency and Its Effect on Immigrant EarningsMark A. Leach, University of California, Irvine; Raaj Tiagi, University of California, Irvine

  35. Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Relationship between Income Inequality and Family Structure: A Cohort AnalysisChristine Percheski, Princeton University

  36. The Mommy Track: Job Placement and the Wages of Working MothersJeremy Staff, Pennsylvania State University

  37. Women, Marriage, and Social Security Benefits: RevisitedChristopher R. Tamborini, U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA); Kevin Whitman, U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)

  38. Women’s Retirement Expectations: A Longitudinal Study of a Transitional Cohort in the U.S.Jen D. Wong, Pennsylvania State University

  39. Problems of Mortality Measurement at Advanced AgesLeonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago

  40. Using Interpolated Curves to Represent and Compare Life Course PatternsJoy Pixley, University of California, Irvine

  41. Empirical Prediction Intervals for County Population ForecastsStefan Rayer, University of Florida; Stanley K. Smith, University of Florida; Jeff Tayman, San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)

  42. Estimating Conflict-Related Mortality in Timor-Leste, 1974-1999: A Comparative Review of Demographic and Statistical Estimation MethodsRomesh Silva, Human Rights Data Analysis Group, Benetech; Patrick Ball, Human Rights Data Analysis Group, Benetech

  43. Standardized versus Spontaneous Translation of Survey Questions: An Analysis of Kenyan DHS DataAlexander Weinreb, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Mariano Sana, Louisiana State University

  44. Explaining Variation in Fertility Timing: Evidence from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing StudyMarah A. Curtis, Boston University; Jane Waldfogel, Columbia University

  45. Contraceptive Failure Rates: Results from a French Population-Based SurveyCaroline Moreau, Princeton University; Jean Bouyer, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM); Germán Rodríguez, Princeton University; James Trussell, Princeton University

  46. Demographic and Behavioral Factors Associated with Inconsistent Condom Use among Women at Sexual Risk in Los Angeles CountyEunice Muthengi, University of California, Los Angeles; Mike Janson, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

  47. Domestic Violence and Constrained Contraceptive Choices in Selected Areas of Osun State, NigeriaAmos O. Oyedokun, University of the Witwatersrand

  48. Which Women Stop at One Child? Evidence from AustraliaNick Parr, Macquarie University

  49. Intervention of IEC to Improve Male Involvement in Reproductive Health: Lessons Learned from Tribal Population of Central IndiaKalyan B. Saha, Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (ICMR), India; Neeru Singh, Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (ICMR), India; Uma C. Saha, Xavier Institute of Development, Action and Studies (XIDAS); Arvind Pandey, National Institute of Research in Medical Statistics (ICMR), India

  50. Reproductive Status, Risk Perception and Coital BehaviorHaijiang Wang, Johns Hopkins University

  51. The Role of Student Debt, Consumer Debt, and Assets in Union Transitions during Early AdulthoodJeff Dew, Pennsylvania State University

  52. Predicting Registered Domestic Partnerships among Gay Men and LesbiansGary J. Gates, University of California, Los Angeles; Natalya Maisel, University of California, Los Angeles; M.V. Lee Badgett, University of Massachusetts

  53. What is Important for a Successful Marriage? Attitudinal Differences by Race, Class, and GenderKristen Harknett, University of Pennsylvania; Arielle Kuperberg, University of Pennsylvania

  54. The Impacts of Late-Life Parental Death on Sibling Relationships: Do Advance Directives Help or Hurt?Dmitry Khodyakov, Rutgers University; Deborah Carr, Rutgers University

  55. Determinants of Female Family Headship in Sub-Saharan AfricaDionisia Maffioli, Università degli Studi di Bari

  56. Extramarital Affairs in China: A Feminist ApproachYuanting Zhang, Bowling Green State University; Zhenmei Zhang, Michigan State University

  57. The Demography of U.S. Veterans: Changing Military Staffing Policy and Influence on Risk of Service for Black and White Men, 1950 - 2004Amy K. Bailey, University of Washington

  58. The Aboriginal Population and the Census: 135 Years of Information – 1871 to 2006Gustave Goldmann, Statistics Canada

  59. New Times, Old Beliefs: Projecting the Future Size of Religions in Austria, Canada and SwitzerlandAnne Goujon, Vienna Institute of Demography and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); Vegard Skirbekk, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); Katrin Fliegenschnee, Vienna Institute of Demography

  60. Achievement in Income among Asian and Hispanic American Young AdultsChunyan Song, California State University, Chico

  61. Generational Differences in the Fertility of Immigrant Populations in the United StatesSarah Walchuk Thayer, University of California, Berkeley