Session 38:
Obesity, Health, and Mortality

Thursday, April 17
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Bayside C
4th floor

Chair: Brent Berry, University of Toronto
Discussant: Eric N Reither, Utah State University

  1. Physical Activity Portfolios, Education, and Race/Ethnic Disparities in Body Mass in the U.S.Jarron M. Saint Onge, University of Houston; Patrick M. Krueger, University of Texas at Houston

  2. Shape of the BMI-Mortality Association by Cause of Death, Using Generalized Additive Models: NHIS 1986-2002.Anna Zajacova, University of Michigan

  3. Mortality Attributable to Obesity among Middle -and Older-Aged Adults in the U.S.: Results from the Health and Retirement StudyNeil Mehta, University of Pennsylvania; Virginia W. Chang, University of Pennsylvania

  4. The Optimal Weight at Middle and Old Age: The Trade-Off between Active and Inactive Life ExpectancyMieke Reuser, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Luc Bonneux, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); Frans Willekens, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

Other sessions on Adult Health, Mortality and Biology