Friday, May 1 / 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM   •   Joliet

Session 96:
Racial and Ethnic Differentials in Health and Mortality

Chair: Gunnar R. Almgren, University of Washington
Discussant: Michael L. Spittel, Eunice Kennedy Schriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH

  1. Do Rising Tides Lift All Boats Equally? Lifetime Socioeconomic Status and Health Outcomes among Blacks and Whites in the U.S.Cynthia G. Colen, Ohio State University ; Casey G. Knutson, Ohio State University

  2. Understanding the Social Stratification and Diffusion of Health-Related Innovations Using the 20th Century Pattern of Converging, Diverging and Stable Racial Disparities in Mortality in the U.S.Margaret M. Weden, RAND Corporation

  3. Can Marriage Reduce Risky Behavior for African-Americans?Olugbenga Ajilore, University of Toledo ; Mir Ali, University of Toledo

  4. Race Disparities in Early Marriage and Health in the Transition to AdulthoodKathleen Mullan Harris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Felicia DeLeone, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Hedwig Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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